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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 1U18 THE LETHBRIDGE DML\ HERALD PAGE .......-.....______u Enemy Fails in First Drive; Repulsed Also By French Paris, March 21.-The Germans are carrying out a heavy bombardment along sovoral sectors of the front, it. is announced officially. Tliroo Inl'nn-try attacks near llurhis woro brokon up by the Froncli. The: statomont follows: "During tho clay the German artillery leapt up a very violent bombardment between the Aianv and the Mlette, In the whole Rholius region and on the Champagne- front, especial-ly betwoen the rogion of tlio hniKlits and Tourbe. Our batteries efory-whero repliwl energetically. "In the sector of Hurlus tho Germans wade throo successive attacks. They were either dispersed by our fire or driven back by our counter attacks. "East of Sulppes, German raids were completely checked. Our artillery took under its fire and dispersed enemy columns which woro advancing In tho region south of Monthola. On the right bank of the Mouse and at Home pointB in the Woevro our first line positions were bombarded rather heavily. "Macedonian front, March 20.- There was reciprocal artillery activity In the region of Glevgneli and north of Moaaatlr. Allied aviators successfully oajried out numerous bombing operations on enemy establishments on tho Struma and Vardar valley and north of Moglena. An enemy machine was rought down in an aerial combat. "Belgian communication: On March 20 the Oerman artillery was very active, carrying out for the most part minor raids which were everywhere unsuccessful." Enemy Has Failed British Army Headquarters in France, Mar. 22.-The fighting is still continuing, but the first stage of the offensive has passed. The onemy haB failed badly In the execution of his program as is attested by captured documents showing what he planned to do In the early hours of his offensive. Vigorous counter attacks late yesterday restored some of the pooi-tlons which the British had abandoned temporarily. The err.ot British line cannot be made publlo at present. The only reason is that It might furnish the enemy with valuable information. Last night was fairly quiet along the front. This morning the Germans wore bombarding the regriort of Croisclles. There �were indications that they intended to continue their attanka today. The weather is cold and blaak. A heavy mist makea air reconnaissances difficult. This is advantageous to the British as the enemy is deprived of greatly needed aerial observation. The Germans in many section, yesterday attacked in three waves of infantry, followed by shook troops. As a result they suffered very heavy casualties. A heavily masked German artillery battery has been badly bombarded by British gune. Huns Fail on French Front Paris, Mar." 22.-Looal attacks wore made by the Germans at various points ? LINER HELD UP > .;. BY A SUBMARINE -------- .> �> Cadiz, Spain, Afar. 22.--The > Montevideo which sailed for New York Monday, was held up by a German submarine Tuesday and forced to return here. : : : > : > �> OSITCRS TO SUE ESTATES OF Dominion Permanent Depositors To Try To Collect Over $2,000,000 Geneva, Mar. 22.-Information has reached Basel that the British aerial attack of Monday on Mannheim, Germany, did enormous damage, in the city, causing several furious fires which raged for many hours, especially In the vicinity of the railway station. A powder factory anil a gas plant are repoFtad to have exploded. The population, according to those advices, is panic stricken and many persons are leaving town and going to Switzerland, especially women and children. The South German press In continuing its campaign against aerial reprisals, but the Berlin government is declared to have shown no disposition to negotiate. Toronto, Mar. 22.-According to G. T. Clarksnn, who presented the affairs of the (lo'iinct Dominion Permanent Loan Company to about four hundred depositors and debenture holders at Osgoodn Hall, suit will bn instituted against the estates of four of tho de-coased directors of the corporation who bold office subsequently to 1905 when the company began to weaken. An effort will be made to collect a sum in excess of $2,000,000. In this way as much as eighty cents on the dollar, after two or three yoars, during which there will be much expensive litigation, may be raised. Referring to T. W. McGarry's position as a director in 1915, the liquidator stated that tho provincial treasurer was treated cruelly. It transpired that he had been shown a statement with a surplus of $500,000 and ho went on the hoard. Later at the annual mooting ho resigned. The explanation of the company's failure as given by Mr. Clarkson was that tho directors in 1808 advanced money on western securities although up to that time the business carried on in second mortgages. Tho liabilities of tho company amount to $2,498,194 and the assets $4,770,000. The latter includes tho book value of the railway mortgages which is placed at $4,389,-000, but which may not bring $2,000,.-000. The estates which it is intended to sue are those of J. R. Stratton, Christian Kloepfer, D. W. Karn and T. P. Coffee. F. M. Holland, general manager of the corporation, was released on bail of $20,000 tonight. HAD GERMAN GOGGLES San Diego, Cal., Mar. 32.-Major John C. P. Bartholf, commander of the Rockwell Field aviation school at North Island, near here, posted an order today that all goggles made by a certain eastern firm with a German name should be turned in to the officers or destroyed' at once. Tho glasses have boen in use at North Island, Kelly Field, TexaB^and at other training fields for aviators. HOPES FILTER WILL GIVE BETTER RESULTS Commissioner Freeman says he hopes that from now on the new filter will give better results. The cor of alum arrived from Toronto on Thursday morning and there is plenty of this ingredient for the coagulent. It will require about COO pounds a day during the period of bad water. Both sodimentation basins are now in use also, so that the water will be allowed to settle for a longer time before being put through tho filters. Howover, in .'lew of the tests made by the sanitary inspector, it would be wiser to boil all water until such time as a definite announcement is made that tho water is no longer polluted. Boarder-"Here's a nickel I found in the hash." Landl-dy-"Yes, I put it there. You've been complaining, I under, stood, about the lack of change in your mealg."-Boston Transcript, I ^fie^Sghest Glass talking Machine in theWa THE marvelous growth of Sonora (1917 sales 100 times those of 1913) is [due solely to intrinsic value. A phonograph merely w as good" or "slightly better" could never have achieved such results in the face of the vigorous competition and extensive publicity of older established machines. If you want The Highest Class Talking Machine in the World" you must buy the Sonora. , tl.....� \i , it-; PRICES: 866.00, $110.00, $150.00, $205.00, $240.00, $280.00, $350.00, $500..00, $1,500. I. MONTAGNES � CO. Canadian Distributers Third Floor, Ryrle aidfl, Toronto, Canadc. Ask your dealer for the Sonora. If he hasn't it, write us DIRECT. I i -MaaasBBigi'iii in rim-imnrama-mama OF THE NEWEST STYLES and PATT SOCIETY BRAND AND F Spring Clothes are ready for your inspection at the better clothes shop-and you are most cordially invited to inspect these handsome spring garments for men. It's a showing well worth coming to see as it exceeds by far anything we have ever attempted in assortment, and variety of style, etc. Everything you want is offered in a greater measure at this store. Stripes, checks, greys, mixed greens, etc., in hundreds of new spring styles. The first advantage of buying your spring suit here is the value you will receive. The second advantage is the largeness and- completeness of the assortment we offer. This combination makes this the logical place for you to come. C01E IN AND HAVE A LOOK! Each and every department is brim full of new spring merchandise for men. RIGHT IN STYLE, RIGHT IN QUALITY, RIGHT IN PRICE. Clothes that are durable. Woolens that are carefully chosen and workmanship unsurpassed. Society Brand Suits, $25.00 to $38.00 Fit Reform Suits at $25.00 to $40.00 Good Suits as Low as $18.00, $20.00 and $22.00 Spring Coats Slip-on Water-proof Cloth Coats, shown in greys, brown, in plain and fancy mixed patterns. Prices $16.00 to $27.00. Slip-on Cloth Coats in Society Brand and Fit-Reform makes. Prices $16.00 to $30.00. "Tailoring" Orders for Spring Clothes are coming in fast. Many men will soon appear wearing one of our stylish TAILORED TO ORDER Suits or Overcoats. Tailored Suits, up from.................$30.00 Tailored Overcoats, up from.............$25.00 Furnishings Exclusive Styles! From makers who make the best things we have neckwear that is classy and different. Prices..........................35c to $1.75 Shirts in Or. Jaeger, Cluett, etc. Prices $1.25 to $7.50 Silk Shirts in plain and fancy stripe patterns. Prices $4.50 to...........................$6.50 Collars, if it's new we have it! AH the newest shapes shown here, plain and fancy silk stripe, soft collars. Prices..........................40c and 50c GET UNDER ONE OF OUR NEW SPRING HATS Stetson, Borsalino, Mallory and other reliable make hats. $3.75 to . . .......................$5.50 Shoes from the Best Makers The Geo. A. Slater, Regal, and other makes in dress shoes. Shoes for all walks in life..... Prices $6.00 to $10.00 Don't put off buying your-Easter outfit. Buy now while selections are at the best. McKELVIE Kirkham.Block THE "2 99 Largest Distributors of Men's Wear in Southern Alberta. McGUIRE Lethbridge ;