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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta �TUESDAY, MARCH 19, VM ft THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE Superiority of Allies in The Air is Exemplified London, Mar. 19.-Two hundred * 4tid fifty-Wve flights into Germany have been carried out by British aviators and only ten machines have been lost, James MacPNer-son, parliamentary secretary of state for the war office announced in parliament today. Pdore than a ton of bombs were dropped on Mannheim, M^rch 18, he added. Mr. Macpherson said 8 direct hits had been obtained on the Badische Soda-fabrlk at Mann-helm. The British raiders were attacked by an enemy formation and two of the enemy machines were downed, the others being driver^ off. .All the British returned. The 255 flights, Mr. Macpherson explained, constituted thirty-efght raids into Germany since thjp end of October. The aviators dropped 48 tons of bombs. They had to surmount the difficulties presented by frosts, snows and gales which often prevented them from seeing the German iron works and factories they were to attack. Most of the raids were carried out in daylight. The number of these expeditions and the amount of explosives dropped were increasing steadily. A photograph which had been taken showed beyond doubt BIG ORDERS FOR RY. EQUIPMENT Montreal, Mar. 19.-Contract? have been placed by the Canadian government for $22,500,000 of railway equipment of which $16,000,-000 worth will be constructed by the Canadian Car and Foundry Co. the accuracy of the reports made. The attacks were concentrated on objects of military importance. Mr..Macpherson said there has been a steady increase In the strength of the enemy's aircraft defenses. These aircraft, however, had bVen defeated with loss whenever they attempted to Intervene. s FROM ALLIED (Quality Tlulrl go up at. noon and that the ofi'ie'-r.-i and crew of the ship would he .::ivi-n until midnight, to leave. The r'miiiuindcr of the Samaranda reported ire- eireumntance to tlit) Rotterdam Unyd, her owners and said he. was preparing to obey whsn shortly after ni,on he sixain reported .saying that the naval officers had left, the ship. II" said naval official had informed linn they had iieen inHtruct.ed to return in the navy yard and that the contemplated sulzure had been postponed. WEDNESDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Finest Egyptian Lentils, per lb, Wednesday ................... King Beech naspberry Jam, per paii Wednesday ................... Grape Fruit, larrje, 2 for ! Wednesday ................... Tins fHrined Sardine-, 3 for Wednesday ..................'. � Plantation Coffee. 3 lbs. for Wednesday ................... 20c 95c 25c 50c 95c Carnation Milk, large size, 3 for Wednesday ............."..... B. C. Onions, 6sjbs. for Wednesday .......�........... Oranges. 2 dozen Wednesday................... Bulk Sweet Mixed Pickles, quart, Wednesday .................. 1 lb. tins Tuxedo Coffee. Wednesday .................. 50c 25c 45c 45c 45c Deliveries Every H our Phone 313 other German military atrocities AMERICANS BOMBARD Girls! Use Lemons! Make a Bleaching, Beautifying Cream ")tunuos]i.iOApv-'spumi pa.t 'qano.i H.>i[ioouiH oj snoia.uitui X]diu]s si II 'nj^k Aim jo XintJaq pup. sosoa atj) ano iiuuq prrt; ifouaiq 'uauso.n uaj.jos ox diaq p{not|8 AirB.raum -\\ -sputiil ^rnu sui.it! '^oau 'ojuj otj} ojuf Xiiwp 3] oSkhsbui pun ttonni uoiuaj imua  aivwmk sim .i" Jtrrd .laj-tunh v Un fi}[�ui who- .tooofit ai[} mojj suouioi pUH XjlMlUUTJCl XUT! IB 31(UAV p.lBllDJO jo naauno aajtn joo ill a-O lK�r aajjiqirBao put; J0u3inootu� '.iaud(jOK upis icap* ai|) sf ptm U137 puB ssauA^ones 'soiJias.ij su Noifsnuoiq ipns oi litav iionoi nitfl twin '"! d[iid no -mot on os ijjop) auij it Jianojqi ooinf uotuai at|) u{u|t oi uaMBl 9vua * .> �. � � > rcu-: latiiiK the petition for the purpose of ascei'taining' the exact nature of the petition. The returned soldiers object ed to a meeting on Sunday night and the owner of the theatre refused to allow it to he used. Large consignments of literature belonging to the association have been taken this week ! by the mounted police in the citv tnd district. i With the American Army in France, Mar. IS.-American artillery on the Totil front today hombarded towns within the enemy-lines. On several occasions a considerable number of Kas shells were used. The gunners also dropped projectiles