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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta yOLl ME XI. LK'mBnii)(;i:, ALBi Wilson, condemning the submarine murders which have been justified by prominent German Unionists. It was also resolved to have no intor-Cdvirse with the German nation aftf.r the war. unless the German people l:ike full parliamentary control over the Kaiser and his government and it\ake fijU reparatiou for their crimes. BOLD ROBBERY. Melbourne. Australia, June 10.- (Via neuters Ottawa Agency.)-Two treasury clerk.? conveying �14,000 sterling to the government printing offices for the payment of employees there were held up by niaoked men with revolvers. The robbers eaoap. ed with the booty but dropped a bag containing �4000 iu the course of the hot pursuit. The acting officer In charge of the Victorian Railway Union has been arrested charged with the robbery. is paying ihc full price for every kilometre." Slight Advance The Germans, in their-new effort against the allied lines today wore able to make some Ijnmedlato progress because the allien retired from the lino of advanced posta which constitute the first line westward from Noyon. When the real line of resistance was reached, however, the enemy's advance was checked,'and small counter attacks delivered immediately hy the allies were successful in regaining ground. Gas Banib�rdment Before the infantry attack the Germans deluged the nlllea' ihios to a depth of at least six miles with poison gas inid high explosive shells. The iillied guns replied Immediately with a fire of terrific Intensity In,.order to hinder the movements pt the enemy troops getting res4y. to advance. When the attack finally ckne It did:not effect such a wide front, an the irtlUery preparation. In the centre of th* Attacking front where the allied line / was --weakest owing to terrain don nvcr a foot during last nlglii and ihis morning. The last thfec w.Trin nights with warm southerly winiis Una starind tho snow on the upper Iciv-i.s iind present indications point to still higher levels before the cresi nf I ho flood is reached. The Klk Lumber company had to open their 1)noiu this morning and let everything go down the river. Drift wood and saw logs had filled their storage ground and no more logs can be cared for wlille the heavy drift is running.' The water is-Still iwo or three feet below the high mark ol two ycar.s ago but is rising ai the rate of over an inch per hour with coiulitiona favoring stlU greater Increa.sc. No danger to residential property is anticipated, but (hunage to the gov-nrnment work and to tho ISlk company's Improvemepi, may be heavy unless the river is lialted by cooler weather. REQUEST HEARD Calgary, Juno 10.-The hoard of railway commis.sioners heard tho application of tho South Alberta Wool Growers' Association for an order rctjiiiring the railway company to establish a medium carloiu! weight on sheep of 12,000 pounds. The petitioners ex plained the heupl'lt such a ruling would be to tho live stock industry of the province and that as South .\lber-ta was just beginning to become important an a sheep shearing country the Industry would 'be assisted. Mr. Lannigan. representing tho C. P.R., declared lli.nt such a ruling would he ridiculous at this time, that should ..the board establiiih a 12,000 minimum 'the sheepmen would get a bettor deal as to �freight than any other class of commence. In hQth the wool growors' and fruit men's applications, tho board of coui-ralssioners will give their ruling later. SchenoctA4.v, N.V.. .luno 10. - ��Prussinnlsm and tlip iilcii of (Mulur-ing poiu;o among nutiiiu.s CHnniil ho brought Into harmony; coinpromiso cannot ovoii tic couMidori'd." Uobort Lansing, socrotury of stale, declared horo today in an address as liDiiorary chancellor of the fnion Collcgo for il>lS. Instance after liisianee from his own oxporionco ii.s tlu.' head of tho L'nited States foreign olfico wove cited to prove ills point hoiiuisc. in- assorted. ''.Americans. (!ven thotso intellectually eiiuippcd. have hut vague ideas of tho attitude whii li luaktfs Prussianisni possible." "It Is a fact, not generally known." said Kecrclary Lansing, "tiial within il weeks after the Imperial govoinment had. ill Die ca.se of the .^u.^eex. Kiven this government its soloinii i)r()inise that it would cease ruthless sUnigli'ter on the liigh seas, ('oitnt Von Bonis-tortf, aijpreciating the wonhlessne.-^H of the promise, asked tho Berlin foreign office to advise him in anipie time iieioro the campiilgii of siihniar-ino mtirdor was renewed In order that h� might notify German merchant ships in -American harbors to destroy thoir machiner.v,�bocaufio he anticipal- ! ed that tho renownl of that nietlind would, in all priibability. briuK tlu; l.'nitod ritates inlii tlie war. "How well the amliassailor knew the character of his Buveriimeiil and how Iiorfeetly franlv lie was .', . . , he asked for the liiformaiion wlthnul apology or inilireet ion. Tlie very bluutne.s's of his niessa>;o .shows lie was sure his superiors wmilil not lakn offense at the assiinipliuii that their word was viihieless and luiil only been given to gain time and that, when an increase of (lerniany's suhmarinf! fleet warranted, tho prnmiso would be liro-koii without heallaliftn or (oiiipiiiie-, tion. What a enminentary oii> Perns- [ torfi'.s ctitiinaie of the sense of honor and good faith of his governiiu-nt. . . I "Id view of tills spirit of h.vpocrisy laud l^ail failli, nianifestinK an entire � lack of conscionce. we oiiglil not to he astoiilshoil tlmt the Uuilln forolgn offiee never poruiltted ti promise or :i treaty engagement to stand iu the way of a course of aetlou which the Oer.niaii gDverniiient doenieil expedient. I need not cite as proof of this fact the flagrant violations of the treaty neutralizing Belgl|m and the j treaty of Uroflt-Litovak."' New German Drive Is of Greatest Intensity But Has Not Gained Much BOTH FLANKS OF GERMAN ATTACK ARE DRIVEN BACK WOyiDNOlSHAKE 'DRAMA HANDS MH HUNS FORECASTEDIN EAST Meeting of British and German Delegates in Conference On Prisoners Moscow, June 10.--A German ijen-eral is now in supreme commuiid of the Finnish army, as well as the German forces in iriulan-The. long-range bom-h�rdmen('iof tho Paris dislric', continued today. y * : > : ; : ; ; ; > > GERMAN SOCIALISTS ARE BEING PERSECUTED London, .luno 10.-A Copenhagen di:-iimtch to tlie i'Jxchnnge Tolograpli Company say.s that tliu censorfihlp debate In tho Itoichatiig which began 'i'uoBilay was contliifiecl Sunday. Among tni'moU from hia hearers. Deputy iterzfohl, Independent Socialist, oited nunionnia persecutions against the Socialists by the luithoritlfs. Ho chnracterL.ed as traitors to tho working claKist;-; those Socialists wlio aided the goneriil command to dialrlbute circnlar.s requesthig workers to resist enemy tigitatlon in Germany. "l^ll.LY " JJISHOP NOW HEADS SUPER-SQUADRON Toronto, June 10,--After suporvUing aerial gunner instruction in England for some time. Major W.  A. Bishop, V,C., V.S.Q., M.C., Canada's noted air tightor, has hail his wishes granted and has tJOUB to the frrit In command ot ft "circus," A ealf^'itts heen received from Mrs. Bit.iop, fbrnierly Miss aiurKaret Burden of this city, to tho etfoct that ho had, golie to France again. Ho is now fliglit comnmndor of u super-aquudron o� the finest air tightcrK of tho Royal Mr Forces. Wlrh I lie � i-'reneh .\rmy in I'raiice. .Siiiiday. .June ;).- i.\.sso-eialed I'ress.i- .Notwithstanding I he grciU. roree.s the Cermans tlirew in the line today when lluy opened their ot'feiiaive he-tweeti .\Ioiii nidier and the Olso, tlicy dill not achieve any consid- , ,�!rabli' advance. The eiiem.v apparently hoped by weight of iiiiiulier:! tn break the lino in this Hector, whicli he failed to do during the first half of Ajiril when fio many severe engagements resulted in the Gernians being stop-lieil sliorl. 'I'liue after time increasingl.v big waves of infantry attoinpteii to iiierce the allied roBlstauco. Sunt Invest of .\oyon, liowovcr. they roiild not produce any. erteet on tlie (leterniiiicd troops holding tiie front linoo. The defenders \verf Beth-iiue. "A hostile attack during the evening upon one ot our iiosi-tious in Avoluy W'ood was repuls-'cd." BATTLE. CONTINUES. Paris. June 10.-Tho Germart attack on the front between X.imt Didler and Noyon continued last night with undiminished vlolanco. the war of lice reports. On,,, the i-'ronch left wing furious Gorman attacks, made time after time woro broken by the French fire. In tho centre tho onomy. brini;-Ing up reinforcements, mad3 further progress, reaching tho southern part of Ouvilly Wood and Res-sons-Sur-Jlatz. French and American troops, continuing their altaaUs in tho region of UruisiorMs, on the .Marnc^ front, gained iiioro ground i.iid took prisoiiors. On the French right wing along Iho front of the new attack hitter fighting contlnuoa. ' The I'-ronch took mo.-a than .'jOO prisoners in various engagumnnts. Prisoners report uiiiuiinouf.'.y that the losses of I'm Germans thus far in the baillo wliie'.i bogaii yesterday have lieH.i extremely ;jeavy. * GREAT RESISTANCE. London, Juno l).-The French appear to bo putting up a .splon-dld resistance to the Germaus on the Noyon sector, oapeeiall/ on tho two flanks of the atiackjins rn n!' whi.i'o the heaviest flghtllng eoiitiuues. Tlic Germans iiave made some progress In the centre whcro t'ley claiii' the ci\o^ "o '��' tho hoi.^hts of (Jury, while the I''ionc|j admit the loss of tli-D villages of Uessons-Sur-Afatz and Maronll. , It was generally expected that tho Gcrmnn attack would como bo-twocn .Noyon and .Mont Didler, thus seeniingli^resumlng the direct thrust for Paris. Siniultanooualy with tho bom-liurdiiient of the Noyon seoton, the British front was subjocted to a heavy fire, including gas shells which seemed to herald another attack. According to tho latest accounts no infantry attack dt-volopod against the British linen. Thero Is little news yet from thfl Gorman side- as tho G.ermau official atatenionl issued Sunday afternoon referred only to the op-..orations ot Saturday. BRITISH LINE IMPROVED WItli the British Army in France, June 10.-(Associated Proas),-A considerable local im-lirovemout ot tho British line just to" the south oE Iho Somme was effected last night through a slight advancd carried out in tho iioigii-horhood of BOuzeiieourt. Otherwise tlie night was gonorally quiet and the situation, unchangBd. Raids and outpost actions comprised tlie remainder of the infantry activity. Tho enemy shelling which was so heavy on the British right wing Saturday night and Sunday morning preceding the at-' tack against the French, has again subsided to normal. VISIT THE KAISERS, .�\iiisterdam. June 8.-The Uuasol-(larff Naehrichten's Kiov corrospotUl-' eat says C^onoral Skoropadski, the t'kraino dictator, will shortly vli.'iU i'.liK aermau and Austrian onuiororg. ' 19 7 62 71 7?5664 ;