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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLITMK ALBERT At 191H NUMBER 118 SMALL ATTACKS Take Stilt More Victims Have Not Yet Been Blocked in Their Operations Off the American June crew of the German submarine which sank the schooner Jacob Hask ell were under orders to Stnk every American ship they could but to spare all lives pos according to members of the Haskells The men ar rived last night from an Atlantic port where they were landed yes terday by the coastwise steamer which rescued them at Gustav seaman on the the submarine com mander spoke perfect English and was so polite that he got on his After he had posted his men about the schooner they stood there while he asked ships Then he ordered the American flag hauled down and wrapped it up in the Then the cook re marked You had better take the food have on board before you sink the The captain snapped back We dont want your We have enough of our We dont want your lives either we want your Now get away from You have three min utes before the ship goes ANOTHER VICTIM New June The Am erjcan auxiliary schooner Samuel Mengcl is another victim of submarine Shs was slink Sunday afternoon 175 miles off New York and eleven men of her crew were brought hire today by jbanish MORE June y boat from the torpedoed Carolina came ashore the centre of this port this It carried 28 many of them women and seven of the This ac for all of the 340 passengers and crew of the Caro Just before three oclock a see ond boat load of survivors of the Carolina rowed ashore CALL FOR THAN BEFORE June Reuters is a more urgent call for men for the flght ing forces than ever said Sir Auckland minister of national in an address to day at White The government is now calling men from coal mines and munition said Sir and also from all the other essential industries where they have done their best to con serve and The decision to do that was considered very gravely before it was arrived In the next few weeks every thing depends upon our main taining the heavy as the call novn being made on agri I cannot say it will be the end of call to be made on that Industry because there Is no use of maintaining an industry however unless steps are taken to secure liberty in the because victory we must People speak of impossi but we have done impos sible before and we have to go on doing Although these men are being drawn from civil the women will save us as they have done CLOSED PRINTING 1 June contravention of the order in council of April dealing the In relation to any statement or report prejudicial to recruiting of His Majestys or in the operation of any act or order In council concerning na tional service the Federal author ities yesterday afternoon closed the premises of the a French weekly newspaper pub lished by of this WEATHtU High Low and ECLIPSE OP SUN all the cities in Vancou ver and Victoria have the best view of the eclipse of the sun that is to take place Silt The point to this at which the eclipse will be observed as a will be but to observers in thin ninety six one hundredth of the face of the sun will be iu FOR 1 PIRATES German Subs May Have Car ried Hydroplanes Across Atlantic for Air Raids June Hall officials said today that arrangements had been made with the military au thorities for a signal of danger by cit adel gunfire in the event of an attack upon the This it was was made at the request of The military authorities say they feel well prepared to meet any situation that may In Nsw York Now June huge Ger man submarines lurking off the coast the possibility that they may carry j hydroairplanes from which bombs can be dropped on New York was given grim meaning by Police Commission er Enrlght tonight when he made form al announcement the signals which will be sounded in case tit air This reminder that the war has been carried to the gates of the city follow ed close the heels of an order under which all display lights must be extinguished until is jn office build inga mill dwelllihir hoiiBcs where lights afe shades should be placed over Police and his forces for relief measures which might become neces sary should enemy attack Now York from the The authorities at the military and naval air stations near here worker far into the niglit gettfng battle planes and bombing devices ready for us8 not only against any planes which might be released from the submarines for a raid on he but against the undersea craft DENIES IT June Hrll admiralty in an official statement denies a German wireless report that a captured English medical saw munitions unloaded from Inn hospital ship Western Aus tralia in Koan No munitions of affy de scription pvrr were carried on Hie Western Australia or any other British hospital says the admiralty AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS LOOKING AT Tim Royal Fly ing Corps has an expert corps of printers and developers take the nega tives from the aviators as soon as theyjlescend and who develop the and enlarge the prints with remarkable Another Heavy Rain Gives Alberta Crops a Boost SUPPLY CLOTH Another great shout of joy went up from southern Alberta this when the populace woke to a downpour of The rain is steady and gives prospect of keeping up for a day or It is one of those soaking rains that drift in on the northwest and teem down for hour upon just the kind of rain that Southern Alberta has been hoping for and looking for since the new crop went into the The rain started at Lethbridge this morning just before seven and since has been spreading in all At ten oclock this morning the rain hady started at Taber on the east and Magrath on the south and Aldersyde on the It was still spreading east and south and probably by this time has reached the Foremost line and as far east as Bow 68 39 A big delegation of manu facturers from all points in Canada is in Ottawa at the Invitation of the War Trades Board and War Purchas ing to discuss into extensive manufacturing of cloth for the army needs of the United A private meeting at the Chat Kan Laurier was addressed by mein mers of the Canadian War Mission in The which is being attend ed by sixty woolen was called by Secre tary of the Canadisn Manufacturers PROTESTS THE E June Bern the Gorman political in an urtlcle in the Vosslche Xeitung of protests against the Turkish advance in the It cannot have been the Intention of the UrestLitovak pquce nays Heir to every ono to cut as slices from the Russian cake us he RornhnrrU suggests that Germany bring pressure upon Turkey to stop her prcrtatorv CENSOR ADS OF BIBLE STUDENTS June was de cided a meeting of the police commissioners yesterday after noon to cancel the theatre license of moving picture owrierp who rent their theatres to Internation al Bible Students for the purpose of noltino Sunday The police aloo decided to forbid the picture housesfrom showinu Slides announcing msetings In Hard Fighting In Present Bat Defending Road To Paris June disclosure in the French official statement yester day that American troops have been engaged in hard fighitng in two sec tors of the present great battle line and have again demonstrated their splendid as they did at Can tigny is most welcome to the British The it Is are in the field in sectors where the fighting is most between the Marne and the Ourcq where the Germans do not appear yet to have yielded belief in their ability still further to develop their thrust for It was pointed out this nlornihg that the German advance was cpiftinuing through attacks of unabated but with a greatly reduced rate of This reduction was mainly duo to French but also to the nature of the the enemy now coming into difficult wooded lie how according to last nights iu pressing his advance southwest of Soissons as far as the SoulierDom miors The whole how is showing a tendency to stab the French delivering most ef fective counter Tho view of tlio military experts here is that the enemy will continue to develop the present operations us long but no longer than they prove but that as soon as it begomes apparent that the opposing forces are becoming there will be another lull such as followed the March and April which will be a prelude to another drivo iu some new direc NEIWPLK Dillon Says Has Done Sensible Thing in Not En forcing Conscription Charles Warrim former vicoprosi dent of the Pnlted States and former Inited States senator for dird at his homo liore at oelqifk was duo o intestinal June voluntary re cruiting appeal by Viscount Lord Lieutenant of is neither applauded nor condemned by John the Nationalist in an interview he bad with the corres pondent of tlie Daily Telegraph in The Dillon is quoted as lias certainly done one sensible thing in abandoning the attempt to enforce conscription in Ireland which would have brought no strength the allied cause uinl un doubtedly would have produced world wide Any prospects of the success of Lord French in his ap peal in entire ly on the extent to which the govern ment will reverse their Irish policy and the methods of recruiting prac ticed since Hie outbreak of the Tho Notionalist leader took occa sion to reiterate his view that the government was to blame for the present very unfortunate situation iu and said he could not see any marked signs of aThange of mind in the present or that it realized the basic facts of the situa The he ap peared to him to be entirely blind to the fact that it could not expect to se cure the support of the people unless it convinced them that it respected and trusted In a Moving Speech in Parlia ment Puts TQ Route Pol itical Enemies CLEMENCEAU CANADIANS HONORED Julia Canad ians in the air service are gazetted with honors In connection with the kings Captain Hen i haw reciivos the Air Force Cross and ihn following are mentioned in dis patches f lHhln IJmteminU Montreal Toronto KliEht IomiimiiUor Theodore Juno for civil izjitlon Vilhjalmar Arctic is expected to arrive in a few weeks at Victoria after an of four lie went north mi i iltM The naval service de partment lias had word from tlio ex plorer lliiil he has reached Fort Yukon and from there would proceed to Dawson City or Nomu and then to Tlio inlipiilil explorer kept on the go till lust winter when lui was stricken with typhoid at Hersdiol Is On lui made his wny to Fori URGES PARDON FOR Juuo dent Wilson has written a ser ond i alter to Governor Sieph ana of urging the pardon of Thomas Juno Premier Clem enceau after the chamber of deputies this after noon received a vote of fidence in the government ot 377 against June Premier Clcmenceau gained another victory over his op ponents in tlie chamber ot deputies yesterday before a crowd which packed the chamber to its Every deputy was in his Tho premier argued that this was not the time to discuss military operations and the upheld him in a somewhat stormy Cool and collected as he walked on the wide yhile a of interrup surfed up from the the Veteran leader resembled a beaten captain pacing the bridge of his lashed by a heavy The premier spoke without bitterness and when referring to the sights he had seen at the front recently his voice assumed a tone of intense Socialist Outburst Speaker Deschanel seemed power less to quell the Socialist The premier calmly folded his arms and surveyed the Socialist benches earn estly and When the inter ruptions did not subside he suddenly descended from the apparent ly deciding not to Marcel Cachin then succeeded In ouieting somewhat the outburst of the Premier Cleinenceau fesumed the tribune after Cachins speech and eulogized the French and allied armies saying that the soldiers had fought one against five and sometimes one against Our duty is very the prem ier Our resolve must be to carry on the fight to the Vic tory depends on the It is they who must be exhorted not to become Our soldiers do not need such The premier showed how the Rus sian defection had liberated 200 divis ions of German troops for use else Moment Perilous The moment is he but the courage and heroism of our soldiers is equal to Ihe Premier Cleuienceau promised to bring a full light on all military inci dents which Ijavo been brought to his notice and to give the chamber all the information ft When he do dared that the French soldiers had fought one against five the entire chamber arose ami cheered the Cheers from all parts of the house tlio premier said The Americans are Wo are thu game on the help of the German Drive Slowing Down on Aisne Isolated Attacks Only Are Reported German Attack Has Now Dwindled to Isolated Americans Have Played Big Part in pulse Strong Raids on Line in Vicinity of Juno troops Ilia morning o raid Hie British lines southwest ot Morlnnoourt in the region of the war office announc ed Although lie enemy was sup ported by heavy artillery fire ho was repulsed and left prisoners in the hands ot the LOCAL ATTACKS Germans continued local attacks last ing and during thetnight on the main the war office announced Attempts mado on the French lines at Carlepont Dommiers and in the neighborhood of Chezy fail In the region north of Corey an action by the French assisted by rectified the French line on the borders of the The follows Local attacks continued last evening and during the On the northern outskirts of Carlepont Wood two German attacks were arrested by the fire of French machine Other efforts in the region of Au east of DommierB and near Corey also were broken North of Corey an infantry supported by enabled the French to rectify their line on outskirts of the of the Ourcq the Qernians made violet attacks against Chezy and Frencfr troops broke tiltheir inflictingserious losses on The artillery fighting contfn Believe tShe DroWhed Herself After She Got Mysterious Letters June was in the letter lliat Bertha book keeper in the Union Bank got from the postman a few niluutos after she left her home yesterday An hour and a halt her hat and wore found floating In Hie water at the foot of Alma a few short blocks from where she met the About half way along the block she met the postman and asked him if there were any letters for handed her Miss Graces was a comparatively young Her parents hud re sided in but are dead lier Misters still living A bro ther is iu the government service in London June big battle was fought in the Kars district of TransCaucasia on May re sulting in favor of the the Exchange Telegraph corres poruJent at Moscow Turks and the Germans are re tiring along the Ardahan Road and the population is being mas the dispatch SERIOUS COLLISION Burlington June ser ious collision is reported in tunnel just north of burn in which several parsons are said to have been killed uud June Marshal Von llindenburg accompanied the Gorman emperor on tour Saturday of the newly gained territory between the ChemiudesDames and the River to jhe description written by Karl correspon dent of the Lokal and pub lished in the Cologne The two military chiefs first vtslted the headquarters of General Von rumnmmler of the army fighting on the and received reports on the Then the party visited Pinon and the tlicnco KoiiiR farther south to fl recent ly hill whoro they see the fighting west of After going to HorcEnTttrdenQls to vlow the caottired territoryas far the the emperor to head quarters by way of HOME RULE SHOULD ALSO BE EFFECTED June die patches from setting forth that Lord appeal is generally regarded as showing a spirit of moderation and good concur in declaring that as far as the Nationalists are con it is not likely to meet with much response unless It Is reinforced by the passing of a generous measure of Home tied to be very spirited north of the Aisne and in the region of BELGIAN FRONT Juno Belgian offi rial communication issued tonight reads There was rather lively artil lery activity especially near Our artillery ously bombed the enemy batter ies and its destructive fire effec lively quieted the enemy cannon j east of 5 May Be Counter June here are now anticipating a more of less quiet spell alongthe Jlarne and the sector between Chateau Thierry to Soissons as the German rush agtllzi appears to have spent Itself short ot any definite goal that can be If it proves to be a fact that the in vaders are unable to dislodge tha French from VillersCotterets the great natural barrier that has ed In stemming the drive to the west it is thought that General Foch may see sufficient promise of success to warrant counter strokes along this The German position as It stands today is open to provided tha killed commander feels that he can risk the man power that would be re quired to deliver teljing Isolated Attacks June drives on fronts the German offensive in France has deteriorated into isolated attacks along the areas between sons and ShateiuTMerry and east on the MarnW in general direction of Although in these attacks enemy still is using large effectives am great numbers of he is being held almost everywhere from further progress and on various sectors com pelled to assume the defensive against vicious blows delivered by the British and American Full confidence in the outcome of the war again lias been by the supreme war council of the which has just gone over the entire situation resulting from the big Ger man although it was stated that the allied nations may be still exposed to critical The report of the council says that Hie aid of the American troops will make it impossible for the enemy gain victory by wearing out the allied v reserves before he has exhausted his Work of Americans With the American Army in June erican troops thrown into the present great battle on the front northwest ot Chateau Thierry in a brilliant bayonet attack drove the Germans from illy in which the enemy was attempting to establish himself aftet occupying the village of Poterle in severe The Germans poured a heavy maclu ine gun fire into the American the latter rushed forward and strayed the hastily erected machine gun positions on the edge of the Continuing advance they ert the Germans at close quarters and cleared them entirely from their driving them back on the ruined In a sharp marked by the fierceness of the allied machine gun French and American fighting side by almost wiped out small German forces which reached the left bank of the Mania near east of Chateau Most of the enemy surviv ors were roundcdun in small groups and made On Monday In the attack against the Germans at Veuilly the Americans drove them back one and a halt kilo metres on the front of a The ground was cleared of the enemy and the Americans are now holding their positions Tho American according to the lut est reports were exceed ingly most of them resulting from shell For Our Sailors Already acknowledged Miss and A bill will gain for you n membership in one of the great est organisations on the Navy League of It will also help the funds for and their The salli ors have done mere for the f m pi re than perhaps any other branch of Do not forget their 8eod nation to The Herald ;