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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME JUNK mis NUMBER 149 HUN ATTACKS PEASANT REVOLTS IN UKRAINE GROW Canadians Are Harassing the Enemy and Are Causing Heavy Losses N HAND TO HAND FIGHTING CLEAR ENEMY TRENCHES Canadian Overseas Canadian Army June four weeks tho Canadian tvoops south of Arras have beqn giv ing the enemy lively days and While our heavies have been engag ing special carrying out de structive shoots and combining with our lighter guns in counter battery and in concentrated harrasslng fire on the enemys and line tren our infantry has been constantly Night after night enemy posts and trenches have been raided while the Germans except for an oc casional raid in strength and marked artillery made little reply to our harassing v Splendid Work Onr troops in this neighborhood have done really splendid work and time neither diminishes their eager ness nor weakens their In they mvvo given the enemy another sigijal proof of their raiding prowess by bayonetting and bombing their way along hostile trenches cap turing nineteen three mach ine one light trench mortaiv nlowing up many dug outs and inflict ing heavy Men of Central with other carried out these latest They everywhere successful in their An Attack All atternodn and evening our ar tillery shelled a Just after midnight the fire increased to barrage with machine guns and mortars combining in connec trated As soon as this barrage the Ontario trqops advanced to their Shooting opposing they moved on in to the right and of enemy In n tan gle of wire and dugouts heavy fighting took In some places the enemy offered strong re holding to positions until killed in handtohand fighting or blown out of them by our In other tho crowding into shelters trying to showed marked readiness to cry Kainarad when Those did not surrender were bayonett Then our pressing bombed dug adjoining shell 3ioles destroying the former and in flicting many casualties on the Ger mans who had run into them for shel At the same time under another bar British Columbia troops gave a good account of themselves against enemy positions farther Mere two attacking ono on either side of the old communication penetrated an enumy out post and un wounded prisoners were taken with two machine nut only aftei sharp in which lie Hermans suffered many casualties while wo altio suffered though light ones In view of the nature the operations and tho resistance v Great Work of The prisoners in both raids lear witness to the splendid work of our Burin the recent liar usaing our batteries swept hos tile communications and as sembly areas and caused many cas ualties while one enemy al ready on falied to get nny food for two owing to the destruction of their limbers by our shell While have been so ef ficient our airmen also hive done fine prlrtonors ol successful bombing of reserve also of troops on the Hi mor nlo of tho enemy Is in some rases as proved tne in Hio laat two tho general of tho enemy is not Prhoneva speak Wtlorly of their pome if whom aro extremely nnpopuUir mid are nuver seen in the front but leavi the inspection worK to heir An outstanding instance is told by captured men who declared that utter one of our recent ruiJs In neighbor ing the commander of cue of the raided companies reculved the iron cross for successfully reestali llshing his posts some two hours uf ter wo had returned to oar Tim company commander cumlucUid tha opnratiun entirely from tin shelter of his June Mail and Empire Ukraine the peasant revolution Is daily Orowlnfl In Ths peasants and exsoldiers defend themselves against the Germans with rifles and machine Armed guer ilia bandi grow up like mush The Germans are at tempting to suppress them by burning whole but are merely succeeding in increasing the fterce resentment against The Germans had to send two more corps to making twelve in HELD UP ON THE ENTIRE FRONT AT PRESENT June Reuters Ot tawa battle situation is generally TheGer mans are held up for the time being on the whole front from Noyon to They have lost heavily in the last few particularly on Monday and when their gains were French experts now anticipate that the Germans will attempt to break through possibly between Noyon and Mount with the object of converging their advance toward but it is not impossible they will attack in a totally different This would be in accordance with the habitual German strategy of pressing an attack in one until the momentum is exhausted and then sharply off to strike The proximity of Paris in this may dictate a departure from thesetactlck The attitude Paris in facing the present ordeal is inspiring the most glowing eulogies in th6 British which pays ferventtribute to Prem ier Clemencettus speichas expressing Fraiice and af of the mutual confidence of the allies and re liance In the might of Am The papers declare that Prem ier Clemenceau also spoke for the British nation when he declared that Prance would never Further Revelations Place Blame Entirely On the Kaisers Shoulders FORCED GERMAN TO ACCEPT POLICY THAT MEANT WAR ALL REPULSED For Otr Sailors Already acknowledged Head Frache Another splendid of was received by the Herald today for the sailors fund from Connor of He now becomes the third man in the province to obtain a life membership in the Navy League of Con nors donation Will give the fund another big In making the donation he asked the Herald to rpake It plain that the fund cov ered sailors and their dependents of both the navy and merchant as woll as Brit MAN MISSING Juno lUiny casualty Hat today Ibo name of frivuti Archie uiisBlnu in Says Fabric of Slander Erected On Slim Foundation in Court Evidence June British discussing the PembertonBilling condemns PembertonBilling for attempting to besmirch the character of public men and women without the slightest evidence but the moral gos sip to support his The Daily News says Never was rf fabric of slander erected on so airy ji The episode of the black book with fortyseven thousand names of British ambassadors and all criminals and presumably the victims of and all o them iu consequence investments of the hidden controlling the fate of this country in the interests of Germany exceeds in frenzied silence anything ever conceived in the fer tile brain of Titus Not a scrap of evidence worth a moments con sideration was advanced in spite of a mountain of infamous erect ed in this phantom which it it exists at is probably nothing more than Whos Who of a foreign coun which is found In every compe tently conducted foreign Tho Daily Mail says that Pern berlon Billings brought forth a vast deal of hearsay testimony which is more appropriate to Bedlam or a Drury Lane melodrama than a Brl tlsh court of Tho Daily Graphic says Monst rous accusations were made by Pom bortonnilliiigs wholesale of the al leged authority of n mysterious which was not produced in No body knows who compiled or for what purpose it waa GETS June Distinguish ed Service Order Is gazetted to Major Viscount Lascellea of the Grenadier formerly aide to the late Karl when the latter was Gov ernor General of Canada to Colonel Hammeraley the IriV perlal formerly of the Can adian militia toMajor Royal formerly of the Canadian militia and to Col onel formerly of the Canadian iJar to Military Captain Alex Haird of Ontario and Major of the formerly of the Canadian June Germany was wholly in agreement with AustriaHungary concerning the ultimatum sent to Serbia at tlie out break of the says Wilhelm former director of In further disclosures on the responsi bility for Uie bringing on of the cmv Emperor William was person ally responsible for Germanys parti cipation and forced the German lead ers to support his war who was Jiend of Krupps ar the outbreak of the war who recently stavtlcd Europe with hio the corres pondent of the Press at his home hero wluiro ie is now llvinij in Th visit came as Muehlon was preparing to is siifl i detailed of leading to the wir and tho cor refi had of go ins over the documents with Uie explanations ti furliur first which caused such a gave i conversations with Karl Helffer former vicechancellor and Kruppston chief awner of the Krupp in which both told him the emperor had disclosed his ment with AustriaHungary on he Ultimatum to Serbia ami that Ger many would mobilize immediately If Russia which would inevit ably draw other powers and late a The document now more detailed and general and givas day day notes made by Muehlon at the critical time at the opening of the Muehlon then hal gone from the foreign office to tho director ate of Krupps and his position gave him constant access to highest He gives glimpses of the chief figures from the emperor but in the main avoids the mention of names for reasons of though there are likely to further chapters later giving names anddo cuments showing how the highest quarters in Germany planned system atically for the bringing on of a gen eral The whole trend of the present work is to show that the world con flict was imposed by the German perors personal military policy and his private engagement With on tiie eve of the Thinks Only About Her Coun try Not of Womens Votes Further Restrictions Placed on Food Served in Eating Places in Canada EXCEPTIONS ARE MADE TO RULES NOW IN FORCE An Atlantic June the passengers on a transAtlantic lin er which docked lien last night after an uneventful trip wns Emmeline i who Knitl she had come to j because she felt it would be a gool llinK to bring fo Americau SulfrngW a greeting from the patriotic women or The great thing now for women is j to have a country to vote Pankhurst now have re sponsibilities and duties to 1 shall toll Ameridi ot is going on at the Alsatimi front in where I spent considerable The patriotic women of the English party sent to I have forgot ten I have thought only about our T E June president of the Swedish SocialDem ocratic and Pletre president of tho Dutch Socialist have been invited to attend the an nual conference of the British Labor Darty on June 26 and the two subse quent Reuters Limited A special discussion at the conference will be devoted to international af After the Albert French Socialist and Emile Belgian Socialist who have been wllrre turu to probably accompanied by Camilla Hays mans and Arthur head of the British Labor in order tp discuss arrangements looking to the eventual holding of an International Socialist Juno 1500 live stock handlers at the stock yards who went on strike re mained in session until after midnight this morning in expectation of ap an swer from eastern of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Com pany to heir demands for a month increase in Efforts at media tion had resulted in a submission to eastern officials of the mens After adjourning until today the men said they had bean notified the engineer and firemens unions would join wlien culled Attack on Coast Proves That Subs Are Being De veloped on Large Scale JUMP British Ad miralty have been expecting for some time that German submarine commerce raiders would appear on the American In speaking of the possibility of this development they usually expressed entire confidence that the American naval forces would be able to deal adequately with the boats and that the venture would not prove very profitable to the Germans on the final balance The increasing radius of submarine activity has been repeatedly noted re cently and tle subject of consid erable comment a few days ago when steamer President Lincoln was It is possible that the submar ine whicli sank the President Lincoln waa on the way to tho American coast at that Submarine The discussion the soculled sub marine cruisers has occupied consid erable space during the last three days in the British presa owing to the prominence given them by Admiral the Marquis of first sea In n speech at Cambvidgo Saturday he predicted further devel opment of the submarine warfare in the direction of larger submarines with much greater cruising Ultimately we shall see submarine cruisers with heavy guns and torpe protected by armor and with a surface speed equal to any existing surface said the Maninis of These cruisers will re quire attendant vessels as lookouts for offensive and the same as surface battle fleets have but these attendant craft will be in the air not in the In the construc tion of the larger types of tha cruis the progress will not be confined by any means to the enemy We shall keep Unslnkiible or submersible merch ant steamers at Inuet certain essen tials uf valuable cargoes appear to bo Inevitable for the notwuh standliiK the increased cost and the decreased cargo LLOYDGEORGE VERY CONFIDENT June Reu ters Ottawa Lloyd George returned from the supreme war council in France full of confidence regarding the Reuters parliamentary cor roppndent It U reported in lobbies of While in saw Gen eral Premier Clemenceau and Baron the Italian foreign Canada Kood Board announced today that In the application of Order 25 relative to public eating certain chan ges found desirable and these have now been incorporated on the annual report of the Under the new public eating is defined as any place whatsoever where meals or refresh ments are regularly served or sold to others than members of the family or household of the proprietor or Public Entertainments In addition to public eating the regulations opply to all public en tertainments lawn tea meetings public din ners and picnics fairs and exhibitions club and fraternal and all such places of a similar They also apply to private and semi private parties and where food or refreshments are served to 15 or more other than members of the family or house hold of spare rubs as cut by and sweet in addition to other parts of the carcass mention ed as exceptions in Order are not included in the term pork for purposes of the Sausages also are definitely included in list ofexceptions to the restrictions on beef and A Meal A meal is defined as all the food a person consumes during any of the periods of serving the as limit ed by the The hours for morning and niidilay respec are but under the term evening meal is included any meal served between oclock in the evening and instead of from between six oclock and nine as under Order No Sandwiches As at the midday meal no sand wiches shall be This applies to all public eating including railway lunch the midday meal no bread and bread containing more than per cent of standard wheat flour shall be used and not more than a total of one ounce of standard wheat flour shall be served to any in all including bread bis pastry or other All persons subject to the eating place regulations are also requiied to comply with the Canada Food Boards regulations governing bakers and con Are Licensed Licenses from the Canada Food Board must bo secured by persons op erating public eating It will bo illegal to operate on and after July without siicli a EFFECT CONSCRIPTION IN NEWFOUNDLAND June figures regarding the operation oE tlu recent Conscription aviillalile lust sliow that for two from April 1 to recruits to the number of 223 were accepted for tho New Founrtlaml Regiment and nbout ono thousand more men report ed for of whom probably fifty per cent will be passed by medical twentyfive hundred ad ditional have applied for from whom another six hundred are expected to he while there are believed to bo many others who have tried to evade the provisions of the EXPLOSION FOLLOWS Three Passengers and Eight Members of Crew of Liners Missing ALL ATTEMPTS Germans Attempt at Crossing of Oise But Repulsed By French BRITISH REPULSE FURTHER RAIDS HEIR LINES T OFVESSELSCREW June neuters Limit crew of a German submar ine was brutal in its of the crew of the Glasgow steamer Ellas sunk some days Reuters The steamer was shelled for three and a half The British captain returned the gun fire until his ammunition was gone and then abandoned tho vessel which the sub marine crew boarded and sunk by The captain was taken pris oner on boar the The drinking water in one of the lifeboats was removed and the Ger mans also took thu the fails and all oars except leaving the British to find land as best they wort The other life whicli was not was picked imp by a schooner near Las Canary The first lifeboat suffered great hardships and did yiol reach Las Palmas until nine days after tho other June passengers and eight members of the crew are missing from the steamer Kenilworth Castle which was severely damaged by explosives after a The which carried about hundred passengers reached a Bri tish port The passengers included Henry South African minister of railways and harbors and other prominent who how were Tho collision occurred shortly after midnight and was followed by two ex The whicli previously had been damaged began to sink by the head as the forward com nartment filled with The bulk effectively kept the vessel on an even keel though her bows were torn and twisted by the force of the There was confusion as the passengers hurried to the deck in their night clothes and went to their the elec tric lights did except and tha boats were launched One boat turned overy throwing a large number of nursing sisters Into the Many including a num ber of became frightened and jumped the A large number of passengers were taken off by other It is believed the members of the crew reported missing were killed by the drowned by being Im prisoned below or swept away by the water which rushed into the PEOPLE ARE EXASPERATED Censorship is Growing More Stringent and People are Murmuring that the German censorship is growing more stringent were made at the op ening sitting of the Reichstag on Tuesday by Baron Von Heichenberg of the Centrist and Deputy a Matters were continually growing Deputy Bauer and the censorship increasingly had placed it solf In tho service of the lust of con even meetings for equal euf frage being forbidden although their aims coincided with government pol The feeling among the people was becoming ever more the deputy that while the pacifists were the annexatlonlst politicians were encour and he declared that this policy of force at homo would inevitably lead to a Secretary of Interior Wallraf gave figures intending to prove the im of the especial ly in the matter of newspaper prohi ANOTHER EXPLOSION JN FRENCH FACTORY June Ag violent explosion oc curred in a factory at near during the One person was killed arid several wounded and material damage was A compressed air tank blew up several mlntutes after the workers had left the June following Canadian nursing dieters have been awarded the Koyal Ued Grogs of the First Class Sisters Alberta Lillian Pidgeon and Kathleen Hoyal Red Second Class Sisters ISdua Mary Irene Isabel Lilly Catherine Francis Gwen dolen Sarah Young and Charlotte June German forced lait night crossed the River Oiset in the vicinity of but were driven back by the the War Office announces of the Alsne the improved their positions in the neighborhood of Haute There was heavy artillery fiflhtina in the neighborhood of Veuitly J VERY SATISFACTORY June The battle uation is frankly satisfactory1 says a Havas review and the temporarily at leasft is not likely to make attacks all along the front between Rhelms and the Local attempts seem to indicate that the Germans have renounced for the moment their purpose to win a decision on the picked out by their commanders on May the newspapers do not believe that the German of fensive is The Parlsien newspapers think that General Ludendorff is preparing a blow which he expects will have dlgious FAILED June The Germans last night repeated their attempt to raid the British positions In tho east of but were the war office announced The text of tho statement Last night the again at tempted to raid ourpositions southwest of Morlancourt but were repulsed with Another hostile raiding party succeeded in rushing one of our posts yesterday afternoon iu the neighborhood of Two of our men are WKATHEK High and et 32 British Yards Are Turning Out Increasing Number of Ships Jimo tonnags completed in United Kingdom yards and entered for service during was gross the high est figure for any month during the last Official figures published today show that the completions for May marked an increase in tonnage over of The next highest figures for any month in the last year were gross tons in The total completions for the twelve months ended May were grosB The cor responding figures for the fyear April were Commenting upon these tba controller general of merchanUhip building says the satisfactory output for reflects praat credit on the whole particularly on tho firms engaged in fitting The average time for fitting out been considerably In one instance during May a five thousand ton steamer was completed for ser vice within nineteen days ol its FOR HANNAH June Announcement was made today that the contract for the construction of the section ot the HannaMedlcine Hat branch of tha Canadian Northern Railway Hanna to Hie Bed Deer had been awarded to Arthur who Imp frequently urgqd the building ot this line to help market this crop hopeful that it will be in time as the farmers ready to pupi ply nearly all the and terma quired for the The rpad wJll serve a large and well settled terri tory south ot the Goose Lake ;