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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 OLUME LETHHHIDGEX MAY 1918 NUMBER 120 Has Little Hope That Ireland Accept Conscription Without Struggle DENIES CATHOLICS ACTINaUNDERTHE DIREfflONS OF HUNS May Reuters Ottawa Dally Dublin says there Is tin almost Incredible improvement in the feeling in Ireland In eomequence of the ap pointment of Edward for as chief secretary for He Is not merely a Home but voted with the Nationalists against con scription for May Qlpbe Irish correspondent sends to tho Manchester Guardian an ac count of an Interview with Cardinal Archbishop of Armagh and JMmate of on the subject of the No Popery cry which has been i raised fn the London Times as a con tribution to the The correspondent asked the Car dinal whether the Irish Catholic Hier archy was taking the load against con scription as part of plots cngipeered In the I dont yourself need tho Cardinal but if you think anybody else needs then tell hlin for that it IB non church bishops have rre reived no Instructions from the Vat ican about their attitude toward con flcrfption Wai the NoPopery Cry likely to to tho church EKEA USTEDWTER YPRES DISAS Germans Have DeveLj No New Offensive Yet Appear to be Exhausted andthe Cardinals answer was Not a bit of 1ut if persisted in might do to the Tlie shook his head omin ously over the final there any chance of any settlement of the Irish He added that nothing he had heard gave him real ground for hope that tho new tlome Rule bill would be satisfactory the great majority of Irishmen and on this pessimistic the correspondent one is afraid is pretty general in Ireland jusc the interview A side light is on Ihe differ tint issues involved by tho meeting Wednesday of between fifty and sixty peers and members of the house of both Liberal and who accepted an invitation of the Navy League to discuss what to do re Kardlng Irish coast defense in the event of the passing of a Home Rule The meeting appointed delegates to urge on the committee drafting the hill that the Imperial authorities ought to retain full control qf Irish harbors and probably also reported In political circles lhat the more extreme of the unionist party havo advised against any form of Home Rule and a letter just writ ten by Sir Edward Carson to tho sec retary of the Southern Unionists in Ireland suggest the rumors are well Sir Edward said In part In tho present condition of Ireland It seems to me little short of Insanity For any government to open the ques tion of Homo is statesmanship manufactured out of Imnlc and founded on broken pledges jn breach of If wo have to go let us do so with the flag and not In alliance with those whose Rbject is to gain a vantage ground for enforcing further separation Wilson May Not Get Thim May is no reason to supposethat tho lord mayor of Dub lin will refused a to Am erica by the secretary for to hn has decided to says a dispatch from Dublin to the Daily News The how in alluding to the tho proposed deputation to lay the case of tho Irish organizations opposing conscription before President adds People are inclined to doubt whether President Wilson will receive Ihe and if ho declines there would be some risk of a con of American ana irish rii deputation to bo allowed to lay its casebefore tho Am erican people in a great speaking Who is the chief lecturer In the child welfare institute being held today and lit the SAYS BRITISH REPULSED May official statement inued today by the Turkish war office reports the repulse of strong British detach ments in BANK CLEARINGS 9 This Thla week Jast Baby Welfare lectures are now Irt progress at with demonstrations in of the cHy are showing keen Full par ticulars on Mlladi By Harding in Brooklyn A TRAVELLING SECRETARY May Reuters Ottawa Mail says it is a fact tfcat Ypres are still after six of enemy efWrt provesthe the allies to hold the Germans until the American whose advent the enemy can ploy its v HUNS ARE DESPERATE May Reuters Ottawa best indi cation of the enemys defeat in Northern Flanders in contained in evident imminence of a renew al of the peace Thus the German papers state that the Pope is about to push new peace while German peace agents are busy In neutrat and little doubt Is entertained that the visit of the sec retary to the Kaiser Is connected wjth such Artleles In the Scandinavian presa suggest Italy may this main the enemy to divide the Meanwhile the of the Austrian Empire are apparently coming to a cabinet crisis both In and Hun gary is still The Arbeit Zeitung of Vlenrta denounces Hungary for starving Austria and declares that the Imports from Ukraine are still and emptystomaehs cannot afford to Ciecho Slovak who are Austria have according to Italian papers on Uw Italian front fighting for Their arrival has disquieted Aus troHungarinn readers vyho fear their effect on Slav Rec ently some of thess men persuad ed a number of Austria Czechs to which Italian barrnge be tween Austrian support and front lines enabled them to Special correspondent on the Swedish has re ceived information showing that populations of Austria Hun gary are starving and seething with which1 he predicts will break out Western offensive hat been brought KEMMIS WOUNDED pr Pinulier has appeared in the casualty lists as having bewi al though his address Keinmis at the beginning Qf the war was commanding officer of the Alborta later enlisted as a in and won hln coiirmlssion of Lieuten ant on the Britain Says Seizure of Ships Did Not Gome As Surprise To Dutch Government HAD CONSIDERABLE WARNING AS TO THE POSSIBLE SEIZURE May note of the British government in reply to the last Dutch note concerning the requi sition of Dutch shipping gives a de tailed survey of the abortive negotia tions for an amicable arrangement for the use of It shows that such an agreement was reached December 24 with delegates sent to London for this A prolonged dur ing which Great Britain awaited the result the examination of the agreement by the Dutch At the end of January it was under stood the Dutch reply might be ex pected In a few days and would be But no such reply an arrangement was reached January 20 socalled modus Vivendi which provided that a certain number of Dutch vessels could used at once outside the submar ine of which ships up to tons might be employed for Belgian On the departure of a vessel for Holland in the services of the com mission for relief in a cor responding vessel was to leave Hol land for the United Very Slight The extend to which the Modus Vi vendi was carried says the was so alight as to render it practi cally aborthauand it was German position that caused the modus Viven di Germany refusing to Kilow any Outch ahips to Jeare land as arranged V Of 65 vesfels lying in American ports 6nly nine the voy age under vthe modus vlvendl before theend of February and the Dutch statement that almost aJl the ships In question duly freed and many had already when on Febru ary 22 the Netherlands government asked an advance of tons of wheat on the total included In the basis of the agreement of Is irreconcilable with the The reply remarks that It would seem as If the terms of the Dutch note on March 30 were intended to produce the ImpressJon that when the associat ed governments at length proceeded to requisition Dutch tonnage lying In their ports they took a step entirely unexpected by the Netherlands fully As a fact explicit intimations that It there was no agreement measures must be was convey ed to the Dutch government on 8 and March says the as early as March 1 the Netherlands delegate who remaiinod In London war Informed that it look ed it would relieve the situation for both sides If the tonnage were Two months had elaps ed without any expression whatever of the view of the Netherlands g eminent on the general agreement and the situation hud materially the associated gov who would gladly have pre ferred an arrangement ty mutual con made another effort to reach a satisfactory conclusion and submitted the proposal which the Ne thcrtaniVs government accepted In form March but coupled with con ditions which made their acceptance that the ships were not to be employed for the transport of troops war material and not to Remove The note concludes with an expres sion of the hope that the explanations given will remove from the mind of the Netherlands government and the Dutcli people anymisconception re gardlng tho proceeding of tho asso ciated governments and they will he lleve that the latter have done every thing in their power to render the ac tion they wore compelled to take In their is fully justi under International as little injurious as possible to the Nether lands HAS NOT ABANDONED TRIP TO WASHINGTON May ord ipaypr of Dublin has not abandoned His propos ed visit to Washington to lay the case of the Irish organisations opposing conscription before as has been it wasstated that the mayor was awaUiugbiB pass T Froip Our Own Coneapondent May Babb mat with a serious accident last week when Ills team run away from the de and he was thrown He suf a severe dislocation of the knee and will be laid up for some Upton left on Saturday to joli up1 with the with whom he was connected for many Several other recruits were ob tallied innhe ANOTHER DEVILISH GERMAN DEVICE With the Canadian Army in May that the American troops are persistent souvenir hunters the Germans have strewn the ground between the lines in No MafPs with all Gorts of infernal These consist of electric wires at tached to rifles and other paraphernalia connect ing with concealed In number of instances Amer ican soldiers have tripped over these and Local Attacks Are Driven Off by Active i DETAILS OFFIGHTING SHOW HOW BEST r HUNS DEFEATED tybate on the bud get was continued itf the house The discussion waf ranged Opposition crlDcisuBgtmerally favored the fitll Jilgher taxes on TWO LOST LIVES An Atlantic May men lost their lives and another is in a serious condition in a hospital as a result of a fire aboard the bay steam er New Shoreham at her dock here early Nine other men on escaped or were May Pres byterian synod of Alberta will appoint a travelling secretary for the Presbyterian church In Alberta and British it was decjded at the meeting Wednesday The mat ter considerable cugslon and a division of opin a number of the ministers objecting to the multiplicity of officers in the How the majority were in of the large lielrt T food ah retroactive1 fbY th of that the on lenetit of widows v disap proved of increased circulation of Dominion The he should cease to finance the war with Dutremblay of LaurierOutre suggested that if the govern ment foundit necessary to floatan other loan the rate of interest should be 3 12 as paid by the Un ited on its A plea for the development of the mining resources was made by the member for Wil liam aild Rainy Manion suggested a bounty to bo paid per ton N6 Evidence of OW Service Men First Ab May Reuters Ottawa financial secretary of the In the the house committee Friday and for Saturday sittings commencing Satur day on all iron ore products from Canadcommons yesterday stated that the Ian mines and smelted in En government was whether deavor to bring the session toan early to leave the which played Close is indicated in a motion of which such a brilliant part in the Zeebruggo the government has giyen The unrepaired as an exam motion calls for morningsittings of Pie to the Watt urged that soldiers who were sent to Prance after serving three years in Egypt and should be given first leave when circumstances under secretary of state for rieplled that all leave from France had been for the present but cases such as Watt had mentioned would be sympathet ically considered by General as soon as circumstances Replying to another question MacPherson stated lhat there had not appeared any evidence that tho enemy was using any new gas or explosives since March New Bill Will Not Permit Them to Reduces Pensions May yes Senator Ross bill art end ing the Judges Act was given The main provision of the bill is that upon being retiree shall receive a ouly twbtlxirdfl of his ountr asat Two other visions that rio judpe shall bo permitted 1o act as a anj commission as a member of any board or committee appointed under the provisions of the concilia tion and labor act or of the Industrial disputes investigation that every judge the month of December in each year tile with the of justice a statement to the effect that he has complied with the terms of foregoing if the manner in which has de parted from Any judge who fails to file such a statement shall have his salary Second reading was also givento Senator LynchStauntons bill to iden tify traders in This bill compels merchants or others deal ing in German goods to advertise the fact by a on their premises and by advertising in the public HUNS MAY DETHRONE RUMANIAN KING Workman Realty Coi of Macleod has sold the David Wilson ranch south of consisting of 1740 price upwards of Archie Johnson Is tho purchaser and he Is shipping in a big steam tractor outfit to break the land and prepare it for cropping next FINNISH REBEL LEADER ARRESTED May an intellectual leadar of the Finnish Socialists and one of the men responsible for the Fin nish rebellion was taken prisoner at Viboro when the White or Flnnish government re cently captured that Finnish port severityfive miles northwest of Thecorrespondent in Finland of the Aftonbladet who Entthis information says that the Bolshevik Red Guards lost 2QOO men killed in the battle at ft O O O 9 MODERATOR OF ALBERTA SYNOD modor ator of the Presbyterian Synod f of Alberta for 1918 will lie Willlani who was elected at tho formar opening of the annual meeting of the j synod last Simons in the superintendent 4 missions for Northern Alberta and resides at Nichol of High River of grace au4 of Grand were t NEGOTIATE FOR INCREASED PAY May di vision number which includes the shop mechanics of all trades and their are negotiating with the chief officers of the four Canadian roads for a sche dule granting increase of The mechanics are asking 75 cents an hour the specialists cents and the helpers The increase asked Is all per on the old The mens board sists of about ten SANK SUB ON HER VOYAGE An Atlantic May British freight steamer fresh from the yards of the celebrated her maiden transAt lantic voyage running down sinking a German Uboat off the Irish her crew report ed on thflr arrival The freighter was equipped with the latest antisubmarine devices which proved very May Teutonic the correspondent of the Dally Mail at claims to have learned on relia ble have decided to dethrone King Ferdinand of Rou mania and instal a ruler of their own He that Ger many some time ago tried to get Count former Austro Hungarian foreign to consent to such action and his removal from office has made an agreement May German artillery became active this morn ing In VillersBretonneux sec tor on theAmlens front andIn the neighborhood of on the Flanders it is announced HUNS FAIL i May German at Vack last night on the Thennes sector French War OM filce announced this French troops made raids on Lemonchel and west of Coucy Details of May Renters Ottawet at the Bri tish front in Prance send further de tails of the Germans unsuccessful at tack on the Flemishbills on when the kaisers beloved guards were soundly The third guards division of which they were a was thrown into the battle west Vlerslraat and attacked the junction of the British and They not In approaching close our men to and all the Huns taken were dead Nowhere on British front did the Germans succeed comingto grips except at zeelff and the Ridge bat they were of ten slaughteredbeforeby the fixed bay bnetv could keel back with The were withrihe result ofthe they that Mtey hddsome besirihen them theywere all thoiuore Inspiring details are ofthe sfand of the British guards near MIeppe between April 11 and After the Germans had broken through the Portuguese lines the Gren Irish and ColdstreamGuards were sent forward when the situation was at its worst and asked to hold back the enemy until reinforcements could arrive and fight at all costs for fortyeight hours against the German tide of men and guns which was at tempting to flock around our other hard pressed Beat Back Meny Guards did Fighting as seperate bodies with the enemy on both flanks and greatly they beat back attack after attack and gainell precious hours by the nob lest For two days and the Guards stemmed the enemy advance standing hack to back and firing on allsides until only isolated soldiers were but kgain ing until the Australian soldiers according to time SAYS GOT HOLLAND WILL SETTLE HUNS May Mail and Empire appar ently sehiiofflclal authority the Nieuwe Rottordamsche Courant announces that discussjons ber tween Germany and Holland have advanced to such a degree that a settlement satisfactory to both parties has been reached and a communication can be ordered on the subject TAKING BELLS AND STATUES IN GERMANY May Ger man minister of war has ordersd an inventory of all bronze stat ues throughout direct ing that list indicate those which can best be spared with a view to their requisition for military useHe has also ordered an Inventory of church which have hitherto escaped mil itary SWISS EXECUTED BY FRENCH AS SPY May Swiss Nivergel by was executed as a spy at dawn today at Vln The Swiss government had made representations In his but no reason was found by the French government to modify the sentence of pronounced by a court He faced the firing squad Jfay John Premier of injected a new interest In the arultra tion meeting His testimony had been presented previous In the form of a written although he brought a now atmosphere with him We through the company lias obtained large over payments of trust declared Oliver in opening his These overpayments he afterward estimated at He added that thoro was a further charge of misap propriation of something like 000 which was diverted from funds for terminal properties and used for other Last year the overpayments were estimated at but thia had been largely taken up by the comple tion of the MERE CAMOUFLAGE Nay The Prussian Franchise measures conceal a cunningly devised provision which wilt render the whole reform illus even if it should be adopt according to Heurich a Socialist member of the Prussian WILL HOLD SESSIONS IN THE WEST NOW May able evidence is being adduced be fore the military court of inquiry relating to conditions and treat ment of patients on the transports from England to chairman of the com mission said the court would close here Saturday to at i Monday wheredaily sittings will continue for four Ses sions of the same period also will be held at VanceuviH and ;