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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta lUESDAY, MARCH 5, 15)18 PAGE FIVE ' London, Mht. 'I.-Tim war office to- part ot tlio loases ot my divisions hnd nljjht niado public, iv long dlapatch tram '""^n replaceil and many ot the renciti-FaUl aiarslial SI.- Uo..ffl�a Ilalg cove- 'y.""lvftrt drafU w*,-n Btlll f�r from iiiR^lio niucK-rtlsrMifiHfwl hntllof) on the to brenk through all the enemy's lines of defense on Ihe tlfHl day. If this was rc-vo,uhl be redistributed us soon j Cause of Ftetreata as our pressure In Flanders relaxed, i "At the northern end of the Uonavls Ho'had already brouRht largo forcps'ridKC and In the Uonnelleu sector, the from llnsala. In exchange for divisions , Kwlftiioss with Avhieh the advance of fxhauHled in the struKglo In the wt�st- the onoiny'.s Infantry followed the op-nrii lh(|atre and It was practically oer-1 ening oC his bombardment appears to tain that heavy reinforcements would ; have overwheined our troops, both In be brouKht from the east to- the west! the line and the inimedialp support, during the winter. j almost before they had realized the ."Against tho arguments lu favor of i attack had begun. The nature of the Immediate action, I had to wcIrIi the ! bombardment which seems to have ' been heavy enough to keep our men under cover without at first alarming tho success oi s Uthbridge Officer. Who Wjw Gassed, is Hack in City-Is Confident of Victory Lieut, Charles II. Ken- suriiriscd his friends by stcpidm; oft the night train from* Calgary this morning, looking fact that my own troops hatl^h'een en KUgod many months in heavy fighting. Tho conditions of the struggle had them, contributed to Kreatly ta.xed their strength. Only a I tho enemy." Sinking Submarines As Fast as They Are Built liOiuhin, Alar. ',.-Our allies are mal;-late every effort to.Increase their production of ships. Sir Erh: Oertdes, first Jord of the admiralty said today, but (iespltc glowing report.i in the American press and great as tlie effort of that country doubtles,s is. there is no iloubt considerable Vme inuEl elapse before the desired output is obtniDcd. Sir Kric said tlie rate of exaggeration'In llie German j'eports ot tonnage alleged to have been sunk was In-creasiu!! steadily. The exaggeration tn the second iiuartor of the period of imrestrlcted submarine' warfare was' twice that of the first quarter. The rales In the third and fourth quiirters were three and lour times tbar, of the tb-st-quarters- and In .ianiiary foiu'  lid one-half times tlie first quarter. Brazilian Warships Sir Eric, whose address was delivered lii Uic house of commons, said the jiayal forces of tho allies In Kuropean water.T would be augmented shortly by fl. force of Urazllian warships. "1 believe the Individual piece work-�r on aiilps worked as hard this year n3 be did last year, when he Is actually .it .work,'' SU' E3t1c continued, "but he JBLIC UMiES lYOFPROlIER Report Presented to Legislature Shows That Over Three Millions of Securities Were Not Floated (Sr.eelii\ to Ui' d dangerous extent." The first sea. lord viald ho was seriously concerned at the Increasing number of vessels lost at nlRlit. It ay-ptared tho enemy -was assisted in this matter by negligence on. the part ot ship owners who displayed lights instead ot darkening their vessels. In the waters around the British Isles wlilclihad been the enemy's 'chief field for submarine operations the greatest successes against the siibmnr-ino had been obtained so far, latterly with tJie help of American naval fore es, �ald Sir Brie. On the other hand coudltlonB in the Mediterranean 'had been more difficult. Losses tiiere accounted tor some thirty per cent of merchant ships sunk. The resources for combatting the eubraarlnes in these waters were less adequate and the success obtained less satisfactory. "For some mouths," said Sir Eric, "we believe that we and the Americans have been sinking submarihos as fast as tJiey are built." The trend of figures Of loss ot shipping by enemy action was steadily Improving, Sir Ertc .stated. The loss to tho world's tonnage during Februai-j-was little more than halt the loss during February ot last ^-ear, he said. VETSS'TSTAY period covered by this report, up to November 30th, I'JIS, securities of approximately over 500,1)00 have been prevented by tho operation of this act from being ottered for sale in this jirovlnce." lu ibis sentence from the report of the public utilities board of Alberia wliich has been submitted to the legislature Is Indicated tho scope and character ot the work ot the com LiellT. CHAS. KERR, '*Save Food and Win The War" | WEDNESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Finest Egyptian Lentils. Reeular 20r. per I'j, Wednesday, 2 lbs...................... ODC Kino Beach Raspberry Jam, 4 lb. palls. Regular $1.00, Wednesday........... Grape Fruit, large. Regular 15o each. Wednesday, 2 for ................. Bulk Sweet Mixed Pickles. Regular 30c per quart, Wednesday, per quart ....... Striped Sardines. Regular 20c each. Wednesday, 3 for.........�........, 95c 25c m 50c Plp.ntatlon Coffee, whole or ground. Regular AP^, 3 Iba, for $1.00. Wednesday, 3 lbs. for ... ilUC Finest Wlnssap or Arcansns Black Apples, n �1C- Rcgular $2.75. Wednesday, per case.....�C Largo 214 lb. tins Egg Plums./Regular 35c QCI#� each, V/edncsday, 3 for .-............... QVC Deliveries Every Hour Phone 313 linlo and hearty ald-r nearly two years' absence at tho gi-cal war, during which ' tlino he spent Unionths in active-service at the front. Lieut. Kerr Is hope for six months' Canadiun duty, but is j undergoiving treat ni ixrd Cameron Highlanders In Erancc and saw a lot of service. They won- through the hard milling ot last spring and suiuiuor. "Wiat's comiuK can't be any worse," be said. Lleur. Kerr Is of the opinion that If the Hums attempt a drive on TIME Moline Universal Tractor Wllliput doubt tho sensation among farming circles around Calgary tbeso last few weeks has been the displays of 'The Moline Tractor , opposite tho Hotel Palllaer, crowds daily, TWO FURROWS IN BREAKING. THREE FURROWS IN STUBBLE, A PERFECT ONE MAN TRACTOR,  ot much stock in companies to the pub- ti,o .west from this spring thev are due lie doomed frtni tho very outset to to be slauKhtered in tliousands. T'le failure there can be no doubt. Gener- aWios hold all -, which is the play at the .Majestic for Wednesday (tomorrow) only, made >a reputation for herself as#the leading lady In the farce comedy, "Eitcuse Me," which re-centy toured eastern Canada and the United States. She began stock company work six years ago with the Vaughn Olazer combination in Detroit, Michigan, playing small parts. It was not long, however, before her stage personality brought her forward, and after oxcot-loiit experience gained in all types of parts at Detroit, she was engaged uii-on a line of more responsible parts with the Laurence Stock t^dmpany, at Winnipeg. Hero. Miss Morrell showed further development of histrionic ability, resultiuK In her being engaged to iday the leading ingenue purls with the stock company' at Reading, Pa. Ml.ia Morrell has lately appeared with success in a dramatic sketch in vaudeville, wliich has brought her many offers from'vaudeville managers. The linited Producing Company has been fortunate In securing Miss Morrell to tour in The Wolfj" und Canadian playgoers have a treat in store for them in witnessing the work of this rising young actress. Howell's side-spllttlns Century Comedies, is starting to sweep tlie country from end to end with convulsions of laughter. Of course that sounds a little strong as a statenicnt, but doul)',-er.-i lan see for themselves at tho fOm-press theatre tonight und tomorrow. AT THE ORl'HETJM Here are some ot the big moments in the new William Fox picture which stars William Farnum, ','Tho End ot the Trail," showing at the Orplieum: | ]. .\ili-lennc f'abot (Gladys Broek-' well) leaves her husband, "Devil" | Cnliot (Willard I..oui,s), because he has j ill-trcBtft