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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY. JUNE 6, 1917 THE LETHBniDOK UAHA HERALO PACE FTVE mm mm BY THE CANADIANS OF M GREAT I; HEAVY {Bf Canadian Orerteas Correspond. Headquarters lu France, June position re-captured by the Canadians, Yuowc. u the electrical station south-west ol Ltus consisted of number of larfe bulldtnie. which, us a result of continual artillery Ore, had been reduced to a Jamble of brick, steel girders, twlnted Into fantastic and wrecked railway cars from adjacent siding. Debris from these had been sprinkled along the ruins by the eiptotlons ot heavy shells. Ho- cealh all thU mound of rubblcli. tbe Germans, with their customary In- dustry, had constructed deep dug-outs for. portions of ..which cellars wero utilized. In the area around the build- ing they had also built strong cement machine emplacements In positions al- most Inaccessible to our artillery and from which deadly Bro could be direct- ed upon any body of troops advancing to attack. The position was assailed without success ihortly after the bat- tle ol Vlroy by splendid British troops. It was afterwards subjected to Intense bombardment an! tho Canadian troops began a movement to surround It, car- rying a hit ol trench, a group of miner bouses or a section of numerous rail- vay embankment! In the vicinity when tho enemy wns discovered off guard. Many lives were lost on both sides Irom this form of warfare, which tlio Canadians pushed forward so close to the station that tho men In the Iront lino trenches were cautioned that they must not apeak too loudly, because lo What the Press Agents Say do so gave an Indication to the enemy where to tllvett their missiles. Tba Lena electric station was ollen men Honed In dcipalcUcs, as the windmill above Carency and the Soucbes sugar reBntry vrcrs mouthi aeo. Ua Elaliler reputation. wu added lo tj tba struggle ol last Sunday, when a! ter laklag Ibe station and capturing part ot IK garrison, together will trenches lo (lie east. western bat- talions wore forced to elvo back ground they- von and hold lo c-'lElitecn tiours ot Incessant Rctitlng during whlcli time they were lianiraer ed by German heavy artillery. Dceulto tbelr losses the westerners lield (irmly to tb'e outposU wbcnco lliejr had Issued to attack the station. It rernalaeA unoccupied Monday altcr- noou but on Ibe night of Monday, after searching tbe toilllon with artillery, tho Germans resumed possession. They Old not long remain there. British Co- lumbians relieved the worn rnon who had been holding the defences or. the nlatlon. Well to Hie east. In tho open ground, preliminary arrangements had been made aad'bQlf-a-dozen groups of men movlne'at were sent out In an encircling movement. Believing a large force was about lo atlacfc with bayonet and bomb, the Germans evacuated It, retreating lo the trenches In tho rear. Tlie Drltleh Columbians came out and established positions and encircled I'ne AT THE ORPHEUS "Damaged which en a re- turn engagement to Iho city, la plny- ng at Iho Orpheum again tonlifbt- Tuls plar deals with a subject Llluer- to banned by scenario writ- ers, but the very boldness of Iho theme Is Us virtue, lor U teaches lesson vrhlrh ehould be taught, and tho baa been praised by authori- ties and ministers tho country over, AT THE EMPRESS The Como Back, (live parts) Is the feature at The Empress tonight. Randall Hldgoway. u lumber king, learns that one ol his contracting companies In northern Maine Is carry- Ing on crooked transactions. HI son. Burl, overhears his father dis- cussing the mailer and asks U b. Alllion and Harold Uockwood Comeback" A Metro Wonderplay In 5-Acts. Also Jiktr Comedy and the Latest Cartoons. .FLYINO OFFICER KILLED Winnipeg, Jnhe Wilfrid P. MncDonaifl, ot the Hoyal Pljins Corps, formerly employed br Grain Grow- ers company Ann1 at an earlier date on the ita.lt o[ the In Itcglna, hi> been killed In action In franco. v SPECIAL ATTRACTION TONIQHT AND .T WfLUiAM SHERRILL PRESENTS THE RENOWNED ACTOR C. AUBREY SiMITH SUPPORTED BY MARIE 6HOTWELL, JACK SHERRlLL, ROBERT CONNESS AND A COMPANY OF UNUSUAL 'EXCELLENCE IN ifell ilerit A Drama Lmtlnf Imprtmlon Slmm anil Mr. Flining. a Qocd Comedy. Stte and lOc. Evening and I6c at 2.00, 7.00 and p.m. Phone 1722 v TONIGHT AT 8.30 B. E. LANG OFFERS THE FAMOUS BOSTONInNS IN The Tuneful Mudcal Comcdf The Isle 0' Dreams THURSDAY NIGHT The Syncopated Song R.vtfi "Hello Hawaii" Prices nd patriotic Y. Herald, PRICES: (All rciervcd) Main Floor toe, Balcony 50c and 25c Children 25c any seat. SEATS AT MEDLEY'S FRIDAY ABfAUTIFUL YOOR LAST CHANCE TO Seven "paimaged Gpods" Children iccompunlcd by or ISc, Adults 25c THE of-tNe beit plajrt tetn for Htntnt Albertaii, PRICES ll.CO 16 2i. Mal.'tatunljy Tbe Is JSo. Matt it ;