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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MARCH 26, IftlS TIIE ETEimON Londbn, March 26.-A dlnpatch from French hoailquarters' today says that tho nowa Hhould b� rand with nhliro calm ahii unnhaken aonfUlonco and that although our Cront wiiH r.oniDolled to rocoll un-dbr tho hnmmorailowa of Von Hlnilonburg, Inovltably,  move thtit waj tulty .loreaeen by tho i (tilled Blarfa, counlqr mouBuroH ' prepared lu advance will tako flttect at the right moment. Thoao first daya ot the battle proaum-iibly mark tho high wator lovel ot llio Gorman udvancc. 'S'\\o onemy ^tlllenJoyH-the advantage of tho i otfonatve and Is ublb to select tho twlnt whorJ tho blow Is to be ' utmod, while, we. are obliged to' dlsporfio our moans of defence and t to coVftr rfll-pdldts^horo-the blow might .rfhli: NThat; advantage, as Iho history, of-war has taught us, is one that quickly pUssoB oveijr hour and brings us nearer to the amount when tho allied armies In Toservo will be ready to Intervene. Before that moment oomo*. HlndOtiDu'ri .lUUMf have achieved tli^ aim or be prepared to sea It go again . him. Ittthorto with Ltrlce , the, human material and meanjL ' employed by the , Kronch- aira British armies last year, tho onemy gained proportionately less than 'the allies did in a series of brilliant attacks beginning with VImy Ridge and ending with the Malmalson fort. All siu3li> operations result in the gain ot ground exactly proportionate to the'accumulation ot men, material uM moans behind tho attacking (rent,. As the Qormans have been able to accumulate a greater force behind tho front th�n the allies have even been able to achieve, thefr advance has been proportionately swifter and greater... .. _ , The Germans are advancing �-*4iroiigli tho 'same territory where, through their own criminal tolly, they did not find a whole root except In the towns of Oulscard and Ham, nor an inhabitant nor un ounce of food. The German advance seems to lie In two directions. ACL over 8AVS HINDY Amsterdam, March 26.-The war correspondent ot the Berlin Lokal\_ An jelger _ reports that Field Mars'hal' 'Von Hlndenburg remarked after the opening battle: "The thing Is over; we have begun to move. The flrpt act is ended." FALL OF BAPAUME Ara^teraam, ilar:. 2G.-The fall of Bapaunfe. was announced last night in a telegram from the 0�r-man e;nperQr to.the empress. It is iinnpunood*offlclBlly.,The emper-or'a telegram read: . ."Bapaume fqU last night after p. � har(| struggle;. jMy vlctorloufl troops are pressing forward from Uapaume and further stouth are'ftd-vanclng on Albert. The Somiue ' iias been, crossed at many points above Pefonnb. Tho spirits of tho troops are nS Ireah as on the first (lay ot bEitti.c. � ".More than 6u,000 prisoners, 600 nuns, thousands ot machine guns and enormous quantities ot ammunition and provisions have be�n taken just as after the Isonzo battle in Italy... , "May God bo with us. "WUhelm," Strong Determination London, March 26.-(Reuters)- As the erideiice dovolops that the Germans are unlikely to gain a decision in the tape ot the maintenance of snch splentlid ^ritl^h resisl/ance, public opinion, which Ihough. anxious, never has been unduly depressed, Is now bracing itself Into a strong determination to acquiesce to whatever measures that are 'necessary to meet an admittedly crltlcar situation. All contention baa been' silenced. There was a flicker: of. labor restlessness in Manchester recently when, unofficial rep-resentattves ot the euglnoers threatened to ptrlke;against the manpower ' propqsais .but, this ^was promptly ex-tincuishdd by'^noutburst of-popiilar indignation, wheJ-o oven the pacifists Joined and the meetings ot the district branches of aqoalgam^ted engineers �yesterday repudiated the Manchester decision wherein the executive had - bo part. Kveryyrbere unshaken confidence is spressed that the undaunted front presented by the British troops will battle the enemy, who with troops four or five times the British strength, only scored very moderate success and endured polQBval losses, and have already ilibwn sign! pf flagging. Tfio net rsBUlt ^f 'the' German movement � to date is to nlake three bulgoa in the British line, naidtely, south of Arras, at Bapaumo uni ipVr.ard Kesle, but he tailed north whor^ the steadiness ot the British line cl^eclked the enemy double thrust.! i Political' Oiijcot. That- the enemyls offensive tiaa , a political object hai been oorroboratad in an aftlcle.written by;a prominent Londoner, Brpest.^yke, who was released from Rubicon, after three and a half wears; W! frequently visited Berlin p H MmP.Hltohan' inspector. Pjrke nap that the present desperate move ii undoiibtadly dictated by tho fear of mob, Copenhagen, March 28.- > ^ Oerman correapohdents renort MONOPOLY OF ALCOHOL Paris, Mar. 26.-The chaiiiber of dep� utjee today 'iiji9P.ted a bill giving the" government a monopoly o� the purchase and ^iiie of industrial alcohol. CEMENT, LIME, WOOD FIBRE PILASTER, EMPIRE FINISH, HOL-LOW TILE, BRICK, ROOFINGS,^BUILDING AND TAR PAPER, FIRE PLACE MANTLES AND QrATES,'TILE, BEAVER BOARP, PLATE GLASS, MURANESE GLASiB,- COMMON GLASS, AUTO, WIND-y ^ ^^HlELOS.- The Western PHONE 1044 Equipment Co. Ltd. FOURTH ST. S., LETHBRIDQE - � I Lethbridse, March 25th, 1918. EXTRy^CTS FROM MONTHlV REPORT OF UTILITIES-FEBRUARY Street Railway: 19.18 (on operation only) 1917 (on operation only) 1918 Light and Power ... 1917 Light and Power .,. 1918 Coal Mine . 1017 Coal Mine Ad. U. J' Expense i 3,401.23 3,279.12 ,11,536.02 9,550.21 1,433.61 ,1,410.3;; Earnings $ 4,307.97 , .3,874.07 12.012'.55 10,731.70 1,712.51 1^00. 6f Gain $ 906.74 694.95 476.53 1,181.49 278.90 9i0.35 M. FREEMAN,;. Commissionei'i Publlc.\Utillties. NursingMission Annual Tea Saturday March 30 Frorh Three to Six O'GlocR 428 13th St SqutK \ A Silver Collection In Aid of'Their Funds XT ID! We Are Showing A Big Range of Suits at $25.00 Splendid values. Materials are real good pure, wool serges and gaberdines. Silk-lined and fash-' ionably cut and finished. "  This is an Easter Special'at $2j5iiQO' Beautiful Suits ait $40.00 and up �Vou can pay sixty and get nothing hotter or more fashionably made. They come In navy, sand and grey. Swell suits at " r a $40.00 and up to...................... aU.UU Newest Easter Neckwear Just to Hand - All tlie new things in stocks, cape "collars, tuxedo coflars, coat sets', (collar and cuffs), striped Windsor ties. Prices range from O CO 50c up to...................... ...... New Things for the Kiddies � w' � ^ ' Dress liats, knock-about hate, smart .wash suKh VivA blouses, pretty little dresses in ginghams or foUes.All prices, but none too high. Easter Kid Gloves The Genuine French Make, At $2.00 and $2.25 . These are the regular lines we' have been selling tho last six years and have always been satis-factory to the purchasors. They come An black, black and white, all white, white with black, .chamgagne, .browns and tans; also champagne J \vltft�4)lack points. " � ��_^_'__> Silk Hosiery tot Best Wear Holoprooi Silk Hoslei-y In black, grey and champagne.   Per pair......................____,., white, tan, L50 Crown Silk A true fitter and well finished stockjjig. They eomo in black, white, sand, tan, brown, bronze, grey, canary, sky, pihk, champagne, rose, navy and Cdpenhngen blue.. At per ' " \' 50 pa:r Children's Fine Lisle^' Hosiery at 40c and 50c Flno ribbed silk finish. Sizes 5 to 10.-I>lnok, >^|te, sky and pink at per pair, ' ' J|Q^ Store Will be ClosedKAII Day Friday, Good Friday The Simpson Company, lil ;