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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta i?RtOAY, MARCH 22. 1918 THIi LgTHBRIDGE DAIL\ HER^iLO Meltny Fails in^iM Drive; Ised Also By French Paris, March 21.-The Goraians are "ciirrylnB out a honvy bombardment along Hevoral goctors of tho front, It Is announced officially. Three Infantry attacks near Iliirlus wore broken up by the Pronch. The statement follows: ; 'OnrlnB the day the German artillery kept lip a very violent borabard-ment between tho Alsne and the Mlette, In the whole Rhelras region and outhe Champagne front, especially between the region of tho heights and Tourbe. Our batteries � ^Tory-whero replied energetically. � "In the sector of Ilurlus the Germans made three sucoosslve attacks, Th'ejr were either dispersed by our fire at driven back by our counter attacks. "Bast of SulppoB, Gefman raids ware completely checked. Our  artillery took under Us fire and dispersed enemy columns which were advancing In the region south of Montbois. On the right bank of tho Meuse and at ome points In the Woevre our first line positions /were bombarded rather heavily. "Mioodonlan front, March 20.- There wm reciprocal artillery activity In the region of Olevghell and north of MoiMtlr. Allied dvlators successfi^lly oarHad out numerous bombing opera-tlona on enemy ostablishments on tho Struma and Vardar valley and north of Moglena. An enemy machine was krought down in an aerial combat. "BelglMt communication: Qn March 20 the Oeman artillery .was very active, carrying out for the most part alnar raids which were everywhere unsuccessful." Enemy Has Failed Brittsli Army Headquarters in France, Mar. 22.-Tho fighting is still continuing, biit the first stage of th? offensive haa passed. The enemy has faUed badly In the execution of his, program is 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 pocl-ttons(which the British bad abandoned temporarily. The o�R0t British line cannot be made publlo at present The only rea-, son Is that It might funilah the enemy with valuable Intomiatlon. Last night was (airly quiet along the front. This naming the.Germans wore bombarding the region of Crolselles. There were indications that thay intended to contlnee their attacks today. The weather is oold and blsak. A heavy mist makes air reconnaissances difficult. This la advantageous to the British as the enemy Is deprived ot greatly needed aerial observation. The Germans in many seotion. yesterday attacked in three waves of infantry, followed by shook troops. As a result they suffered very heavy cas-, ualtles. A heavily masked German artillery battery has been badly bombarded by British gune. , Huna Fall on Frenoh,Front ^�---VtmrViarT^^.-rX^il HmyB were made by the Germans at various points , during the night, but they aohleved no auccoss, tho war office said. The �tatament follows: "French troops repulsed stroikg German raids south ot Juvlncourt, in the sector ot Oodat, north ot Couroy and north of the Aisne. In.the last two-named regions German detachments were driven from advanced German positions after lively fighting. The enemy suffered considerable losses, "In the Champagne west of Mount ArniUet. a German attack also wtis repulsed. There were rather heavy artillery engagements in the region of the heights, at some points on the right baink of the Meuse and In the Woovre. "tt has bo,en established that on March 5, Sub-Ueut. Harbelln brought down his tenth |3erman alrplafie." Kafser WitncsMs Attack Lonurtn, Mar, 22,-lOmporor William, Field Marshal Vop Mindenburg and Gonernl Von Ludendorff have gone to the western front to witness tho Gorman attack. Bays an Exchanse Tolo-groph dispatch from Coponhagon. Bulgarian and Austrian troops are now on the.weetern front, tho dispatch reports, Tho Bulgarian troops which arrived on the western front will bo used as a strategic reserve, the dispatch says. The number of Austr"lans on this front is not large, but. Austrian cannon in groat amount have been concentrated there. Tho Austrian war minister, Von Stolner, who is now In Berlin, is said to have promised Field Marshal Von Hindenburg that the'Austrlans would take over t,he work of guarding the eastern front, when' the offensive In the west began. Qerman Report ^rim. Mar. 22.-The British firqt llnrf has bken captured by Gorman troops attacking from tho southeast of Arras as far as Le Fere, tho war office announces. Heavy artillery fighting continues in Belgium and French Flanders, Reconnolteriug detachments are said to have penetrated the opposing lines at many points. Ostend was bombarded from the sea. No Need Ftfr Anxl�ty London, Maroh 21.-"TJireo days >&> o < <�   <  LINER HELB UP BY A 8UBMARINB Cadl7, Spain, Mar. 22.--The Spanish trans-Atlantic liner MontRvideo which sailed for New York Monday, was held up by a German submarine Tuesday and forced to return here. DEPMORSTO SOE EMES OF Dominion Permanent Depositors To Try To Collect Over $2,000,(lf00 Toronto, Afar. 22.-According to tt. T. ClarJcson, who presented thti affairs ot the defunct Dominion Permanent Loan Company to about four hundred depositors and debonturo holders at Osgoodo Hall, suit will bo instituted ngalnst the estates of tour of the deceased directors ot the corporation ----�, u�vn ''"'^ otlice Bubaequently to 1905 go wo received Information at thei"'^*"' company began to weaken, cabinet from hfeudquarters in Franco t'ffort will be made to collect a that thoy had definitely arrived at the conclusion that an attack would be launched immediately, and as they were prepared to .meet it, the country need have no cause for anxiety," Andrew Bonar Law, spokesman for the government, told tho bouse today. "And I may tell the house that this attack has been launched on every part, of our line we were informed would be attacked. If an attack were underUken at all." , GOVI. 10 INSIST Ottawa, March, 2J,-No definite time Is fIxQd for the coming into effect of the idayllght saving bill. The act which'haij'.ibeen pi-thted for dls tributlon, states .that its provisions will be In force .in each year during such time as may^be prescribed by the goveraor in council.'' The expectlon Is that the time wUI he the same as in the United States. ' , ' , While It Is oxpootod that many members ot the house win declare them-�elvea against.the measuroi'more particularly those representing, rural con-itltueneloB, the, gpTernment will/ on this occasion, inaiqt upon the act becoming law. The bill.gives the'railway board power to advance by one hour the standard time used by tho mllwaya o( Canada (or such period as may be prescribed by the board. ALLIEDilOON GE Geneva, Mar. 23.-Information has reached Basel that the British aerial attack of Monday on Al�nnhelm, Gep-maity, did enormous damage, In the city, causing several furious tires which raged tor many hours, especially in the vicinity of tha railway station. A powder factory and. a gas plant Ate reportad to have espiaded. The population, according to those advices, Is pahlo stricken and many persons are leaving town and going to Switzerland, especially women and ohlldren. The South German press ts continuing its campaign against aortal reprisals, but the Berlin government is declared to have shown no disposition to negotiate. sum in excess of *2,00<�,000. In this way as much ns eighty cents on the dollar, after two or three years, 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 the prpvlnclal treasurer was treated cruelly. It transpired that he had been shown a statement with a surplus of $500,000 and he went on tho board. Later at the annual meeting ho resigned. The explanation ot the company's failure as given by Mr. Clnrkaon was that tho directors In 1898 advanced money on western securities although up to that time tho business carried on in second mortgages. The Uabllrtles of the company amount to 12,498,194 and the assets .$4,770,000. The latter Includes the book value ot the railway mortgages which Is placed at $4,380,' 000, but which may not bring $2,000,-000. The estates which It Is Intended to sue are those ot J, R. atratton, Christian Kloepfer, D. W. Karn and T. P. Coffee. F. M. Holland, general manager - of the corporation, was released on ball of $20,000 tonight. HOPES File WILL HAD QERMAN COGQLES San Diego, Cal., Mar. 22.-Major John C, P, Bartholt, commander of tho 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 of tic ers or destroyed'' at once. The glasses have been In use. at North Island, Kelly Field, Texas^and at other training fields for aviators. Commissioner Freeman says he hopes that from now on the new filter will give better results. The car ot alum arrived from Toronto on- Thursday morning and there Is plenty of this Ingredient tor the coagulant. It win require about COO pounds a day during the period ot bad water. Both sedimentation basins are now in use also, so that the water will be allowed to settle for a longer time before being put through the filters. However, in view of the tests made by the sanitary Inspector, it would be wiser to boll all water until such time as a da-llnlte announcement is made that the water Is no longer polluted. Boarder-"Here's a nickel I |[ound In the hash." ' Landl-dy-"Yes, I put It there. You've been complaining, I under, stood, about the lack ot change In your meal|."-Boston Transcript, [4) With the AmeHoan Amy In Pranoe, Maroh 21.-Enemy flrot an(( Moend line poiltlona eh a, p�^rt of the aoetor east of Lunevllle havo boon dootroyed oompletely br-AnVoPloan artillery fire. After tho raid/Into tho Qerman poaitlone laot nl0ht our gunnero ohelled ^he poattl^n^^/^a^vtly., all.nlaht- and. tttia momlno* - -i ,  Today a patrol;' vi(lthout.' aaaiit-r anco from the artillery, oroeeed No Man'* Land and found that the iflrotand Moond llnoa had been wiMd out Tiia patrol aloo obtaln-daddlllenal) Information and re-lurnMl withoutpaoualtloo. rilHE marvelous growth of Sonora (1917 X Bal�� 100 times those of 1913) is [due solely to intrinsic value. A phonograph merely^as good** or "�Bghtty belter** could never have achieved soeh fcsuks in the face of the vigorous opmpelitiou and extensive publicity of older' eBtebKBhed machines. i if you wiant The Highest Class Talking^ Machine in the World" you must buy thfe Sonora. OF THE NEWEST STYLES and PAHERNS IN SOCIEH BRAND AND FIT-REFORM 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'is a showing well worth coming to see as it exceeds by far anything we have ever j^ttempted 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. come in and have a look! Each and every department is brim full of new spring merchandise for men. ' RIGHT IN STYLE, RIGHT IN QUAUTY, RIGHT IN PRICE. Clothes' that are durable. Woolens that are carehilly chosen and workmanship unsurpassed. Society Brand Suits, $25.00 to $38.00 Fit-R�lonn Salts at $25.00 to <$40.00 Gomi $uiU as Low ai $18.00, $20.00 and $22.00 ring Coats Slip-oB 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. Orders for Spring Clothes are coming in fast. Many men will soon appear weairing one of our stylish TAILORED TO ORDER Suits or Overcoats. TaUored SuiU, up from .......... $30.00 Tailored OvercoaU, up from.............$25.00 Exclusive Stylet! From makers who niake the best things we have iieckwear that is clafiy and different. Prices .......... .. 35c to $1.75 Shirts in Dr. Jaeger, Chiett, etc Prices $1.25 to $7.50 Silk Shirts in plain and fancy stripe patterns. Piriecs $4.50 to........... .............$6.50 Collars, if it's new we havft it! All 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 i hats. $3.75 to ..............,..........$5.50 Shoes from the Best Makers The Geo; A. Slater, Regal, and other makes in dress^ shoes. ' � � � * - �- �' j Shoes for all walks in life. ... Prices $6.00 to $10.0(li I  -'i Don't put off buying your'Easter outfit. Buy now while^;| selections are at the best. IS THE "2" M's iirkhiimjlocl Largest Distributors of Men's Wear in Southern Albertii. � i ' S* V , , , .1/, ' 1 I'l LethI � 5?382056 ;