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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOI.UiMU X, Ai.in'.iviA, WKDNKSDAY. MAYS, mi? M 'MHliU 120 WEST FRONT JIYEI Totni of 71! Machines Drought Down in April, of Which 3CG v- CANADIAN LOSSES. Otlana, .May cas- ualty list ol US names Issued W'dncBday noon brings llic total liisses Canadians Eluvt Monday lo urc. llKlTiSH BUOIHJHT DOWN THE GHEAT MAJORITY London. May hundred ind fuurlci'n aeroplanes were Lrouglil' down on Hie. weatcm front ill April." STUDYING INVENTIONS TO KILL OFF THE SUBMARINES Washington, May 2 Lane told the governors conferring here today willi the council of rational defense en the ppri ihe stale governments wilt tak- in tht war, iKat the federal ysvernrnent h-3rd tons of shipping had betn sunk in the Latt week by German submarines. The destr'jclion, Secretary Lane said, was nil only threatening existence of England France, but was alarming the United SIMsE. Tiie study of invent u.ns to combat the submarine menace is belna pursued in Iht interior department, he said. Mil MDC wui Counter-Allack Many Times to From Can- adians, Fail FIGHTING ACT1VK ON THli FRONTS (Tiy Phillip C.ibhsl. Unulon. May Ihe monlli inrrusiinnikiMs1 Ural of April." says lhc official repnrl from Ma> 1, via May i.-May 'lay lliilisli hcadnuartcrK in TraiKe lo- bcou IIUH-I aUrnu iliv Ci-nut Kiye Iho Times. "Tlicro has not been uighi, "Wc have laken in till.' course sc, [ar as hilanlry ai-tivhiti con- After- War Problems Will Be Considered At Big Convention iiiT ofitoiird of Control oi' Sea TniJlic lias Failed to lir.ilixe ttxlcut ol" Subinurine AViirl'nre anil Intjiorluiit Iniproveincnts AViH He Miule to London Dailies, SIK HOWARD CAItSOX READILY POSITION AS ADMIRALTY HEAD it JlritisK Kr fiich mul (icruiau iLiichlncs ..jn to those fine tu b brought flown, and lhc figure was ISO many of Ihe enemy's S'tns. wires. In August, In Soj.itcroller >vhcn_ ihjt trrucb imirUrs ami machine guns liavn J Toduy i destroyed by our artillery fire. cmy's I; "Market! attivity in llic air i-oniiii-1 ued ycslenJay timl tiuring llic In lhc air fighting Cjcrman Lliim-s wore brought down by our air- plaui's, Ivro of vliU'h fell hi our lines, Nine olbers wore driven down mil nt JTonlrcil. Another hostile mndilr.c uus sliol down. Nine of our are reached llio highest mar! "The loldl 714 ivhicli la compiled from tho dally communiques of ilnj llrltlsli, French and German lnMilciu.il- LOIS, is made up as follows: German machines 3CG; Urlllsh 147; Fromli, IlcUMan (with Iho necessary tlona that lhc GcrmuiL claims are trusivnrlhy) 201. 1 "OT 1110 Herman aeroplane? Lronplit flown Cl33 fell lo (he British. !iu to the j KienUi nnd two-to llic Dp'sfaiiti. f "Ilrltlsh airmen nccouiucd for of these 2fi3 German awnings brought down on Lhc Jlritlsh iiut and iiuii-air- cratt Runners tor other sn." well y Pts worn Ailcux. f.ip1 IL fell lo the Sudlish troops. hull plur'-s ho trinl 10 t'l'pCiilcd and violent tnunl? lie 1.- Mill in ilJ" trni.rli tin v sidu of Guemappn, mnmiii; down Cii'ti dreamed tlui it i llie oniiiton expressed by tlio en- 'MnrEicjc.il. who lias reinrr.nl I'.ipiuri-'l j K'lidiijp a nu'ciiug nio effort pending the in- priale resolutions Thero were no ills- namely, the "admiralty inventions board, of is chairman, and .rlment iu of the sea traffic. The .Mail claims that die dir- cclicm of BGa traffic has hren incfflc- in? 10 llie failure lo realise the Kreat proportions of the submarine menace. Carson May Resign. London, May .of Sir Kibvard Carson's Irapendinp resigna- tiou wore circulated !ast says an ariii'lc on the admiralty in this moniins'R Times. They wore circul- ated probably by those political agencies wliich sec in the Rcrtnsn submarines a weapon for striking-at Ihfi government. It may be; well, tliereforc, to stale authorLletlvely LhaL no diiference of opinion hfls arisen between Lhc first lord and his colleagues in the ministry, cither-on the naval jwlicy or If Sir Edward Carson'tlesires to leave' the fidmiralty. which is likely enough, it will IJB for cniirely different rna- EOOB. lie is hcin? attacked at this moment on many sides from rarioua motives Ihongh no one is more har- dened lo criticism than himself. He may conceivably feel that the work of the navy is prejudiced by his own prominence iu controversies iritli which sailors are not concerned anil probably (o which the sailors would not agree. It is certain Carson, vho _ would cilhcr streugtlieii Ihe mcnC or fftciliUto tho work oj bis uavftl colleagues. "Tbcrc was a fresli demand, yos- for fuller information ot OUP slilpp'lnK losses, li is fell every- where ibat jovernmcnt muat make an end I'l Iho ejitem initiated! by their predecessors of ihn present, weekly returns, which give an en- tirely misleading representation ot :hc fjcrraan subnjariiie blockade. It is necessary lo add, Eincc the oiist- ing system is often ascribed person- ally to Sir Kdward Caron, thai ilia cabinet and not Ihc admiralty must: act in making relorros which to domo effect both ihe allies and neiu Ira Is." OF GREEK W IS Every Man in U. S. Musi Con- sider Himself a Soldier In (he Wnr hy the board, whose, find- as from May 1. Will lie 80 1'ercciil. Tax Now- Big Sum Advanced' London, May 2, Andrew Honiir Ltvsv, chancellor of the exchequer, in hi3 speech iiitroducliiB Ihe fouvlh war budget In tliR house of commnna to- dny Balil that since the beginning ot the war had been adTBii- i ced rb OrcaL Urllaln's nlllos and .CH2.000.000 to liar donilnSona. The flovcrnmciii. Bald Mr. llonar Law, would requisition nil ng will CRIMINALS DO NOT MAKE GOOD SOLDIERS Sir Edward Kemp Objects to Encour- aging Them lo Eniisl. Ollnu-a, Mnv fallowing of- firlal niemorrnitluin has been issuod: "There setms (o bn a :c: dcni-y tbrouRhfiuL llic c-ounlry where men found Kiiilly of certain crimes liavo been rnmnnrtcd for sontence or In go on suspended scntci 111 order lliat thty might enlist and appear in uniform. "Kir Itcnip slrongly depre- cates this course of action tn case of crimes ol serious nature, as fie does not believe1 thai sncli men voultl make tlcriendablrr Foiilicrs, rntl morc- nvcr. lie dors not ronsJrlrr Ilml they would be woljoined in llie ranks." orders." SGI. m anon May Slntus must imild ships f-s rapidly Secretary Lane told the dcleiialds of tlie government lo- vtry man in this country is involved 11 ihir vorl; anil every man in UIG oinlry a soldier. The French iono lo break {'own Ihc morale of lhc Icrnipn armies. Onr Is ree Jifll our OIVH morale rises." Str-rciary thr, stale eprrsL-nlntivrs heard SccrnUiics 1 icr sird Danifls. Adiulant-Gcneral _> ar.rt Judge Advorale Turn t lev. iy tliuy were THREE MONTHS' PAY FOR SOLDIERS TO BE STARTED THIS MONTH AthJr.5, May 1, via London, May Von Falhenhelusen, for- mer German military attache here, has betn returning regular- ly through the neutral zone, and IE regularly has been received at the palace. This it too an allegation to make without confirmation. The Nghett French military autharttTvc here confirm it. appetr alio from time to time and make Journeyi to the coast or the Interior, returning later to Athent, Ont purpose that orftcers served >t