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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta ffctald VOI.IIMK X. NliMJHW BRITISH AND CANADIANS MAKE IMPORTANT GAINS; UPON TO SAVE GERMANY 'f ff ff ft 4 ff ff 't ff ft C. P, R, EARNINOft Mtmlrcul, jVprr canilnua MnUmcnl of uillan I'm Ifh- flullwiiy ,fur Marth, JUA[ [HN'jciI, iljowi and'net for of uml JrJlfl, touipJrlntf UK rnllnwii Mtirdi l'Jl7, xroad nel Mar. ID1R, Krosa iitl. f Keep Up Huns' Spirits By Tell Ing People Hlmlunburg Will Surely Win Wnr yAST HUMS SI'KNT ON THE HINDEiNIJUUCMJNE British Headquarters ID France, April 30, via (from n etoK correspondent of Associated -7-Thero aro Increasing evidenced dSlly of how Uic Gcnomi Itlglier com- uiand Is.using iho namp of Field Marshal Von Illndcnburg In an effort to sustain the niore.lc of the Oerniau fighting hion .ivhlch was towered bv tho retreat from Ibe Somnie and the 'Buccessful, launching of ttc UrlllsH nud Ffcuch offensive acilous. Prls- oncra recently, taken nlso (ell bow Von Illiidcnburg continues to be jielJ up to tho German population a a a man In whom It must rupofio confidence and hope-of fi victory. The recent rctrcnt was ex- plained by Iho desire of Mic Gcrmin command to lake up, a position or tho famous lllniiciibure line and prig oners now say lhat when IL becomes known in Germany (bat the Brills IIUVG luincd this position and taken jiossesslon miles of It Bbulhwesl of Arras, great depression Civilians V.B well'as pluceil great faith In'this line, on which they say millions ot 'marks have been Jiad been-told the was ao strong.1 {ho Germans could. jn'Il for Ihc.remainder 01 the Gcrmnu class of 1319 --It Is- "being-.called British April statenicn Issued by lb.0 office this morning .says: "In a. long opcrallon between Moncy-Lcded, Pronx and the Scarpi ivc captured a- few- prisoners onu Improved OJT position during the i-.Jyht.' Our Irooiis.also made a sue ccssiid raid north of YprcB'capturinj IS prisoners nud' machine gun." Fighting at.Craonne Violent nrllllery; fighting occifrrc_ last of SL Qiicntln in the of Tfoyon, IlnrtcbUe am Craou'ne. Several" inclpent German attacks were Frencl curtain of fire." 5xpecled ThiU Lisla Fi'oni Cnp- ture of Arlcaux May Also Ottawa! Apr. a casualty lltt of 259 names Issued at noon today the total number IB- sued since April 9, when the Can- adians gained the 'much vr.untcd stronghold of VTmy ridge' has reached Nothing has yet been received at the militia de- partment Indicating the extent of the Canadian'losses In connection with the British caplufe'of Arlifiw by forces from the Dominion; on Told (o Ot> I'crlcy I'JoUcd lo Gel Kid gf Jlim NEW VOltK FINANCIEH HIM TO IJudsay, Onl., Apr. 30. Sir Sam Hughes, during hlti spcctli'of-accept- UIKO of ronoinlnatfon by Iho Liberal ]6pri'aUvcs IMn constituency WHK Bpokcn regard lo nts iiosltloiriii the governmcnl bcfo'ro his reKlgndllon ENLISTED AND HAPPY Prof, F. '.V.- of German lie saw IL oilier I i lie Prom the very outbreak of war Sir U Pcrlcy had always been atllve, seeking to create an unheallby atmos- phere against me fn England. Botli lie and Hie finance minister 'seemed lo have had certain newspaper Itillu- enco. The Canadian press fissociallon overecaa fn England paid by money of Canada, Is nasoclated Indireclly. Ev- ery Insinuation or adversrf criticism wag sent to Canada. Sir Georgo 1'er- ley was therefore a fit agent (o foe ap- pointed new minister overseas. In Ibc C. A. M. tho outbreak T war he-has' been a strong ailvccale tt the' allied CBUEQ against Prussian autocracy, i Saturday morning.. The eipecta- York I was Informed by tlon is that the loiies'WJH he fair- ly "heavy, 'The :on1yjaftcr hard flgniing'and It'IB expecled lhat. Heavy counter at-, tacks have been -made by.' the Kalcer's forces. American financial' maghaiQ hat I should not sail, (hat an attempt vas about In be-made lo dt-slroy me I was urged to cancel my Irlp. king Ihe rc'lercnce wag made lo orncdoes lauehincly passed It off. 'lie gentleman assured me, however, I was not torpedoes al sea1 but smuus poison on Ihc part of some of own iii the cabinet vho seek Id gel rid or the prime rain- iler but who realize that you arcs he- ilnd hint Folld and'hi order to gel'VW of him-tliey muat'ltrst B'ct rid of 1 iYork HID" prime- miiiislcr. Local Footballer.Wounded For 'Second John- son Wounded Also I v -Word lias been received by Mr: and Mra.'Pfilor aycniie iLorth, that Ih'cir "elilcsL'sqn, rte.'John Uuntop, who enlisted swilh, a Calgary battaljon, was wpundeil1 In" acllon- oh April 10, for ,llme.. -Ho was'.' first wounded on January'" 20, lflL7._ .Parllculars as lo Ilia nature ol Ills wounds'are not yfll-knoivn." Pic. Dunlon WHS'B' woiricnbwn" ami-very popular. I.clhbriclgc "man, .boitiK, -a member of the' "North." "LcHibrltlgc Lilted Football team... Word-has also been received "that his'.younger bro- Ihcr, Driver Dtinlop, mem lie r ofji battery, is pital with a wound'In the-leil eye 1 Ttic casualty lists.alsiiftdnlain! the name of .'Pie. of Parkland, ivouncled.' Pic. Droeklclmrik was with a'llighbnd" ballallon froni AVH1 .Move in July Hcntnl, Including Taxes, l-clhliridgc. and was' ivoundcd-on April 10.. among Ibc On tho city commissioners and Ihc city hal) "staff .will iorsnhe Snrt ;Avcnuc South, where they liavc EO long had tliolr ofiicbl abode, andi will lake up new quarters pn 4lh Avenue spulb." .This la tho rcsuU the decision of, tho clly commission- ers at this morning meeting of Ihcs Vi'hcn 'it was decided ID'sign tho lease for1 iho Chinook club, move in f oil July 1 and fndcavor lo lease block, on which Die clly has a IciiciV i next. '.Tho lejisn for. tho Clilicok club properly, which was considered Ihls Tnornlcg.yory carefully, provided Ihnt the city shall lease Uic building ami four lots on which 11 stnmls'at a yearly rental of J1300, payable In half yearly Inalalmenls. The clly is'also to lake care of all taxes, which amount'to nbout J1IOO yearly. This brings Ihe rental to 43000 rcr nnnum as against being palri for the present block which Is being used as cily hall. 1 Tho IcasQ-also gives the cllr Ihc option lo purchase the Chinook pro- perty at any. ilmo the next five years at a valuation of The building on the properly Is un- derstood to Iiavo coel. Tbe decision lo move Ihc city hall the result of evidences lhat the present quarters arc c nil rely Inadc riualo for Ihe purpose. They arc'by no means sulled for the departments of the city, and do not lend dignity 10 rt clly of the alzc ,pf'Lnthbrldsc- Thcrc has nleo been a demand for a rViOro central locallon, and It was fell that club with Ihc post office on on'o aide and tho court houso oh the other, furnlali aboul the most desirable location thnt could Le found. -.1 Hcconri avenue' ha.i been Ihn of Iho civic admliilstration ever since became a town. Among ,lho wounded- also appeare the name of ,Scrgt. P. Joliuslbn who" came'from with a LelhbritlKe ballery. Ilis-par live at .Lanco'Corp'. J. J. Lo'fLus, of Mill crest, is listed among-the ivouuilcd. Provincial Police'Make Quid Work of CapLure'of men in Edmonton brief a'inl .told hlin injcasc anything turned un he to cable nc promptly I would -return In slantly.- 1 liavc never yet been able lo n.scerlain'liow (he Xew York linancia ;enlleQian became nosscsscd of the in brmalion t- Str Sam stated that an agilation to Eton .lliel taking., away of men from munitions and "farms had had such cf :ccl on the mind of the prime minister that Sir Sam.wns asked noMo press recruiting, and as a cruiling'was toilny dead for f I gluing irnoses. "We have dlscovDrcd." he said; "Ilia the so-called pe.ire societies of Can ada and United Stales were being piid by German gold. May He Kxpcctcd to Act This Time if Men Turn Down Agreement CONFIDENT MIXERS WILI, BE FAVOKAHLE NO ACTION AT CHICAGO Chicago, Apr. J. P. (irJffln of the Chicago hoard ot trade said ihla ader- 110011 that no clianffo wan er- ptclwj here ID methods of deal- Ing In grain and lhat no Ing of iho illrbt'lorB or 'he c-x- rhpngti waa In prospect lo con- Euch a subject. April, the bringing intoTorce of th'e act.'has _ not "received the consl cf- eratlbn ;of Ihe gpvernment since Ihe announcement of'the adopt- tion of conacVrptlon in the United a statement made Tn the by-- Sir Edward Kemp, of militia, In. reply to a 'questlbn1 by MacDanald; if _. vsrauld_be% from, the Ihe-'goVernmeiiL BE of. the decision "of the United States.7 .Should minors nt District No IS repudiate tliu provisional agree mclit between tho miners and the on oralora arrived at durlne (he llarcl and April cmifetcnce, al llm refercit dum to he lakcri .o.n ncit llic miiiea will.not be Idle very long Ihe Dominion Eovcrnmcnl will step In and opcrabb Llicm. The Herald got Mils Intoroiilioi (rom an authentic source today. Wth Ihe mliies of IIic United States working, lo capacity to meet ortle.'s on tliat side of tho line, there will be very little American coal sold in Wes- tern Canada-thin year. A conllmra- llon of the strike here .would result in a coal-famine, not In steam coal for the railways but also in do- mes! ic coal. The BOvernmcnt, It is Elated, has. Intimated lo both miners and operators lliat a continuance ol the strike aftcr''Saturday next will result In government operation. 'There.Is a feeling, however, among members of the union tual the miners vill accept the basis of agreement In Saturday's referendum. Slronger Humor Than Ever Thitl He Will Abdicate Id (lie Crown I'rince (Special to Ihe Fernie. 'B.C., April at'Morrlssey inlcrniuent canipr.cpmnilttcd suicide this morn- ing after coming oft night guard uy top of his. head off uilh his r.irie. Ho was found in his room and. Coroner Wilkes has been sum- are provided. Ihcrc will be none of Ihe Canadian troops'in France worib speahijig of." GOVERNOR OF LUBIN Anistcrdanr, Apr. 2S, via U! S. BOAT SUNK London. Anierican oil tank steamer Vacuum lias been sunk. Tho caplaln and part of tlic crew ol and'a naval lieutenant-and nine London, Apr. dispatch to the Daily Mail from Athens sayo the correspondent has trust- worthy information that King Con- ctantlne Is considering-abdication Fn favor of Ihc prince. Tho dfspatch adds that under Ihe Influ- ence of Gerrnsn agents among his entourage, however the decision of the king may be A London, Apr. .report' that King ConstantTne. of Greece Is soon to abdicate Is reiterated In the dispatch from Rome- to -Ihe Star which says It has ft en. con- firmed from neutral diplomatic sources. .It Is suggested that the king and queen may land' Italian port and proceed overland to Denmark. Ottawa, April response to a uuestioQ asked io Ilio House of Took Cash'- and Commons'it ivas' revealed lhat Diiu- cab J. Cainphell, (oriucrly'sheriff at Macleod, is a-secreL service agent In Ibe cmploj of Hie Mounted Police. He was first engaged In October, 191-1, at a salnry or month and ex- liensee, LuL this; was Increased to ?10l) per inontli in February, ID15. A tclcErani says. General Anierlpan naval Etmnera arc missing LouuL Szaiityckl, commander of-.the sunk by a-Gcrmon 01 nor.yc-iior.il ol Luhin. on the way to the United States. New Vork. April Day demands, for Increases in wages will be submitted -tomorrow by thousands of workers in this city, tabor leaders declared today that unless they" are ?granted, strikes follow." FARMERS ARE HOPING TO CATCH UP THEIR DELAYED SEEDING OPERATIONS THIS WEEK arc this week' for warmer 'Veal her, and. while tho farm- era of Ihc' south are anxious over trie' niany dcTnya by ivcather conditions, to secd'.ng operations, and fear thnt tltc crop area mny ,be limited, still t liens la.no real ground for worry for, Hie next week "or two, and It good weather .conies l the farmers arc Edmonton, .April -Paul Tiyan and "George .Jljlntyra a'rc; in custody ot Ihc prorlritlal police, hav- ing been captured :Sunday '.night In in Kdmonton anartment 'block.' sus- [lactcd of blowing tho s'afo-in St.'Al- of Ihc Hanquo'dii liocheltfEa about 3 o'clock" Saturday' morning. The accused appeared, in" police court Ihla" morning before Magistrate .Prim- rose and both confessed lo Ihc charge of burglary nnd of hnvlng" In their ppEsessIon weapons. They waived preliminary and Tvlll come up for sentence In the'district court Tuesday jnoroIrjE. ;'-v- .n- preparing 16 rush Bcedingi Ttio host reports come from the vi- cinity .of iXcblcford anrt Monarch. seeding lias been done. C. s. Noble baa all his smiv mcrfallow, amounting to" 4000 ncfes, already in. seed, and II. Bi Mcibhch, near Monarch, hiis'lOOO, ncres safely In. All Iho .M'ay-1 from 10 per cent. In some districts lo BO pcv cent.1 ir otUcrB IMS been done. AVALANCHE 6TRlkES S' GRASSY LAKE Apr. ric- lay in seeding waa experienced from Ihc heavy snowfall'of Monday TrhirK began about eight o'clock In. Iho. morning and snow continued lo fall "With little help and.less-lime limn siinl Logout in Ibe ers" this year will be'kept their very busiest-from now until all the seeding ts completed and indications are lhat iiowh'crp will there be as much acre- age in crop as Iasl-yc-a7; Even yet farmers Jiving south whore llie. lanil ,is much heavier .than, that near (own tell us It is that it is unfit for plouging. Cnrdston, Apr.. past.week 1ms been n trying one "on the'paliehce pMhc farmers as well ?s upon Ihclr slocks of feed. Storms Jiavc followed one nftcr.auotlicr, until; practically no work has been accomplished oulsule of plowing slublile and this could only _ be accomplished possiblr.ln-n days out. six .where Ihc kind drain- 1 -'A- acvcrc snow storm Viairsday and Friday lias put a climax on a long win- ter nnd caused Ihc loss of young till late in the evening, large wet flakes making about five Inches on Hie level. Xo.work done till Wed- nesday, when men at.U.once -One farmer reported ;In-town-last jSaliirday lhat hch.id 400 acres of land ready; for" tho drill would start seeding' Ihe following Monday -with v v -I- v PASSENGER'TRAIN ihrcc drills. from another farmer, a woman, she had ono hundred acres seeded last week. .t favqrabfo weather ,now every effort will be matte In make up for lost time in gelling as much ground as possible. FarnierA urc hartng some dlfncully [n scciirinc farm laborers and arc ray: Davos, via Paris, Au Tvvalanchc'has bvbrjvhelmod n from Lafigiirtrrt lo Havoa. Many.lives' have been" lostv 'tight rbodics have liccn' recovered so far. -C ling per raenth. calves, colls and weak stock, cspcci- nlly'whero the owners were not well provided with feed. The wheat area will doubtless be Securities -From in Montreal Montreal, Apr. auto, ba Iit9 who robbed the two clerks-of 11 Bank of Ifochclaga last Tuesday rilg got away wilh worth of securities, uol as wi formerly slated by the bank: official Detectives on Saturday recovered SCO which had been buried in a vnca. lot in the east.end. Four suspec n'ow under arest. Joseph; Julte Alfred Laberge.-alias Victor O'Kee JosupTi Lerbrecquei; and Louis "r Pa Saralljt, come up for'prelimina hearing next Thursday. ANOTHER NORWEGIAN, rive Another Toward Douai Plains-Canadians Take Arlcaux, Vital Point ERMANS ARE VERY SHORT OF GUNS NOW London, April troops, i a desperate attempt to turn the orthern wing ol tho Drocollrt- ucant line, have advanced on a froni f nearly ten miles from iho Scarps vcr northward to Lena, and caplur- d Ibo village of Arlcus-cn-Gohelle, inc miles west ot Uoual. The rnozl lolcnt fighting marked the battle nd German connlor at- icks made al heavy sacrifices failed o cbcck the nrlLIsh, t Heavy Work for Canadians To tlic Canadians, conquerors of rimy Nidge, (ell Ihe work oi.ca.pUir- ng.Arlcuv, from the Dro; ourl-Queaift lino and cast of .Vlmy Ridge. German counter attacks fail- d.to move Item und In hand-to-hand. ighling the attacking forces riven back. Heavy Fighting London, April :oiitinues bcUvccn Arras, and Lena vith rery little cliange in Iho stt.ua- lon, Reuler's corrcsnoudent at Brl-, Ish headquarters telegraphs today. Gcrman-s arc continuing lo bring up 'resliMroops ami to deliver counter allacka. Continuous fighting prdEress around. Reoux Weallicr was too liaiy tbts morn-..: ing" for contlDucs the fioor; -but gunners -on" bb'li' sfdes registered targets and tbe 'liar' thunder waxes and wanes. --L Huns-Short of. Guns -'Various- that lave .been _caplured urgently size the ccononiizing: ElricLly in Lhe i-iiiliture of'shells of all lypes, as oairn c.f inalcrial Is nitajng Hie .cn'pul -of supplies.' It is "-r also -urged -til At artillery officers trained to einidoy guns. Ihe 7' inner Lubes of which are. worn out, upon g-ts which very accurate .sliooiing. as Ibe.'output "-ol new guns is limited. Anril Official -a noun cement oC Ihc sinking... of t Norwegian steamship Torvore, toria gross, is reported from Chrts-; Uania. According to court al Bergen a Gerraah submarine fired on (he boats-of- Hie'Norwegian steamer Tlicodor 'William left the steamer. -educed by Ibis week of storms and more acreage .will, be sown to oals barley. The roads arc also-rendered almost impassable in all the hjll country nnil neither, liay nor grain can Lo ed on Ibis account.. Todny .snow again threatening oiiil Iho outlook-is OIID lhal should mnkc'tbo heart of a pesgimlsl rejoice. RETLAW Hcllaw, Apr. the past week or ten days only "a small area lias been sown. The sowing lhat has been done has gone talp most perfect se Led. .While Uio shoSv storms have to n certain'.extimt alpppcd plowing and seeding operations tin 6M ground, they have not interfered with breaking. A. great deal of engine breaking is being done in' the district, for (lax Rowing, and n larger area tlinn ever will be sown. -I'rablically all Ihc sum rfaHowcrt ground lias been seeded wheat'has been sown. MILK RIVER Milk River, Apr. Albei'fa-Hudspn (o Piricher iind Ciirdsion May Link'Up'- Wilh Milwaukee. V KnRinccrg for Ihe Alberla-Huilson rnilwny are now in the south, epj-ing out preliminary routes .for. the proposed extensions of' the Ihie, a charier for which was granted nt the last of the legislature. .R. D Fry Is Ihe engiiienr in cbargG In thai fouth, and lias alreadj- run prclimin-, ary surreys for Iho proposed line from Creek lo Ihenco lei has MARKETS Spot Local Trick'Wheaf May .Wheat.............. Lccal Track Oals May Wheat May Flax .27056 WEATHER: 46 25 Forecast: Fair and little higher .temperature. v and as 'a wholo about 20% or the Co'" 5-ani1 on Medicine a point near Cardslon a survey for the, iinc into bo-maJe: It_ls genorally Alberia-llndsnn Is bul a subsidiary of Ihc Chicago-Milwankeo and Saalt Ste. Marie, and that Uic Alberta linos nil! connect willi Ihe paron't company's lines al SOTUG point In nbrlhern'Mon- Huge Majorities In Both Houses, Force of _ Authorized ,1 Washington. Apr.. 2S. 0By over- whelming majorities Loth the senate and house passed late tonight the ad-' Diinislration bill to raise a war army by selecliTC drafl. .'_ The final roll calls brought inlo lino. behind the bill many senators and re-, fires en I who- had fought 'for tho volunteer, system until routed by', de- cisive defeat of yolualecr amendmcnLi earlier In the day In both houscs.'Thc' senate, which had voted down Iho vol- imleer plan. 69 lo IS, passed the .bill' by a vole of SI lo S. In the house' thin. vole agalusl tho volunleej- plan 313 to thai by which Ihc bill itself pissed was ,397 to 24. j- The army draft hill's main provi- sions call for: A total armed forco of mc'nv An army of 2S7.000. A National Guard. of Killing the gaps in the militia by volunteer and forced ,i In addition. Ihc raising "of been delayed by the Inclement wcalh- cr and frcciucnt.falls of snow, but Is now well under way. Some land la flill very wc( for seeding as Ibc frost Is not yet put below.'Iho surface. .The amount seeded lo wheat will probably be reduced on account otlhe laic from all appearances the amount cf summer fallow and tal amount seeded will lhat put In crop foal-year.1 There seems 16 bo enough good men lo nnswOr the question ot farm help, hut cycn 'wilh good weather wheat will not all be seeded before May 10. ___ tana. ROUND THEM UP, Washington, April Webb of the Judiciary cpmmlltcV an- nnimccd that later a. hill inlrotluccxl providing lliat> "air. citiz- ens ol allied countries who are raililary ace shall be rounded up and turned In two groups of each by leclivc Liability to service of all male citi- zens between ages of, 21 and 40 years, Inclusive. Exempllon from service of. those bc-T longing lo rcligtouR.-'.organlzationsi- whose crccdg oppose1 war, clerpymcD' of. recognized religious' and federal' and stale officials. Kitchener, -OnU April ncv. ErneaMlarris, claiminE to. he gllcan minister .arid Mra.v arrealcd I licler on Thursday on a J amy, both elected for .su'rnniftryitrial) urncd over lo Iheir morning and ;