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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGEJE1GHT THE LETItBIUOCE DMLY HERALD WEDNESDAY. MARCH 27.1018 [WEAKENED BY L U. S. SHOULD BE ROUSED 10 PERIL {C'ISTIVUKP TBOM FBOXT 1'aUM) have been overwhelmed and over-run by swarming legions ami �� Often they have managed to emerge and regain tlu',r lino. What �would bo regarded �s consummate feats of skill in field � manoeuvres are being constantly performed in the most prim struggle/ GERMAN REPORT .Berlin. Unroll 27.-French divisions, brought up from N'oyou wore defeated at Bathancourt and Freulches. Bussy was captured and we art? standing ou the . heights to the north of N'oyon. Our dtspatcb. service has taken �\ prominent share in the success we have achieved. Laboring Untiringly, they were rendered possible co-operation between unlu fighting next to one another and gave the leaders assurance of being able to guide the battle into the desired channels. Railway troops which carried out a tremendous advance from the beginning of the fighting without* any friction and which are now coping with the traffic behind the front, are working ceaselessly on the reconstruction of destroyed railways. "Since the beginning of the battle 93 enemy airplanes and six cap- ' live balloons have been brought down. | The booty in gun3 bus increaa- i ed to 9f>3 and more than 100 tanks i are lying in the captured positions, j On the rest of the western front artillery battles continue, increasing on the Lorraino front to great � strength. From other theatres there is nothing new. Non-Coms Valuable London. Mar. 27.-In the German , tactics of pushing in by sheer weight at numbers the non-commissioned officers have proven themselves very Valuable, according to a correspondent of the Daily Mail. 1 "They have led and rallied their men with energy and tact." the writer says. "We have been told sometimes by people who pretended to understand the German army that in these very qualities non-commissioned officers would be found lacking." Ludendorff Claims Victory Amsterdam, Mar. 27.-"A great battle has been fought and victory has been' won, but nobody can foresee what will result from it," said General Von Ludendorff, chief aide to Field Marshal Von Hlndenburg, In an inter-Tlew with the correspondent at the front of the Zeltung of Berlin. The general praised the British for their tenacious resistance and continued: "Tho British believed they conld rely on the strength of machinery. \The employment of tanks and great Vumbers of machine guns is typical of their methods of warfare. 'The German infantry," the general adds, "had only one night's normal rest during five or six days of batUe. In a battle like this, the Infantryman must risk his life not only once, but continuously from trench to trench," Washington. March 18.-An Impas-\oiied plea for the speeding up of production was made by Senator Thomas of Colorado who declnrod the Co man forces are thundering � the gates of Paris, "and that the esnntry should be aroused to the porll that fronts us." "The situation nt this time." said he "is graver perhaps than at any tiiiio la our history. Wo i:ed every rLsourco to tell them .ve nro coming five million strong with ou.- tiejsure. our coal, our ships and our food." Other senator* urged the utmost speed in every department of the war preparations. TRANSFER EX-CZAR London, Mar. 37.-Tho- Bolshevik! government has decided to trausfer Nicholas Romanoff, the former emperor and his family from Tobolsk to the Ural region, according to an announcement in tho i'etrograd newspapers, transmitted in a Router despatch. It was deckled to take this action in view of the possibilities of complications in the Kar East. The officers elected for 191S were as follows: Honorary presidents, his honor Lleut-Gov. Brett, Hon. Duncan Marshall, minister of agriculture; Dr. J. 11. Rutherfoni. department of natural resources. C.r.R.; W. F. Stevens, livestock commissioner; Qr. Tolmio, M.P.. Victoria. B. C. President, Simon Downie. Carstairs. Vice-president, S. M. Mace, High River. Directors, Frank Collicut, Calgary; John Wilson, Milnerton; O. A. Boggs, Daysland: J. McD. Davidson, Coal-dale. W. H, Curtice. Shepard. Secretary-treasurer, Thomas Bellow, Victoria Park, Calgary. and It was in reply to ft direct question by George Hoadley, the loader of tho opposition. the premier gave his answer. It appeared that although it was stated at the public accounts com mitt eo during, tho session of 1917 that Deyl had. r*il�ned his position in the landMitlos office owing to ill health ho had liter on in that year been employed-there and had also acted ae an inspector. Mr. Hoadlty Speaks Mr. Hoadley in resuming tho debato on the budget, said he was sure tho coal operators appreciated tho provincial treasurer's administration and by way of contrast he referred to the proposed tax of 10 cents a ton on shipments out of the province, which was estimated to produce $230,000. Tho leader of the opposition observed that on the tonnago of last year tho tax would yield over $200,000. HoV C. R. Mitchell replied that it would only be� short time asking for divine guidance for those who have the affairs of war In hand, High Price for Land. Farm lands have changed in prices In the past two years. As high as $62 per acre has been paid for land in the district, and was not too high when the jprice of wheat and other j "grain is considered. ' Mr. Barnett, manager of the Hudson Bay Co. storeB at Macleod, returned from a business trip to the eastern cities. He reports plenty of snow and cold weather, and is delighted to return to Alberta's sunshine. Many of our farmers have gone to Calgary to attend the^took sales this , week. Several animals wero ship-! ped to Calgary from here. Many will | he brought back to the farms near Macleod.. ELECT OFFICERS Calgary, March 26.-Tho annual BJeoting of the Alberta Hereford Breed-� firs' association was held in tho Bun � ,foom of the Palllser hotel met night., SOME OF R. F. DYGERT'S PERCHERON AND BELGIAN STALLIONS I havf just received another importation of good young Percheron and Belgian stallions and mares. Another importation due to arrive AT OUR BARNS, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., MARCH 25. Never have such a collection of real drafters been shown before in Canada. Come and make your choice, our prices terms and guarantees will protect you. , > . Writeor Phone 530 Lethbridge, Aita. R.F. Bam on Third Ave. Office 634-9th St. S mm ;