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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE UvTiinmnoE DAILY mciui.n THUHSDAY. MAY 3, Canadian Victory Vitally Important Canadian Antu- Headquarters in Franco. May Prisoners T.iV-n. Much i> ihu? nl, but Us Overseas tft before dawn this tVuursday1) morn- mauy of our ing, the Canadian, column ui.j'.o of of, vcieran uoovs carried iho fortified' ruins of village of Krefnoy-Ku-Artois by storm. [nuaJst (heir way They r-ncouniorvd .so-ue of tio-v ii5Una> as at Arlcux on Saturday lasi, MRt'.y of ilv t.v.m ii.ro Voo'.i but ai'lcJ by ariineTy 'carnse which j buried m ilic ru'r.s of MV.JIS dtstroy- IE so elfeVtJvc -jo 'aid infantry ioJ hi List tv'rrnu- limi o: fiie BdvwicinE to the assault, ihpy sliced- I vhlcli Mvcei'Jctl ily came ;o grips wich lilt enemy and oners lakon jilrvsiiy n :mVr 10 offsc cut of the village. The capture of Frosr.oy carried lhe t'auad'.aiis almost a mile furt'ier lefori1 on ilia way to wliU-ii is ojly a liitle more than miles flue from the Curt r yoini of today's advance. Since April The lino bai psishrd caslwari fron1. Si. Yuast. lhe place- or the Canadian orriiy i distance ot almost six uuJer tlit niosi adverse wea- ther conditions during iLe creator part of the lime. Noiv thai nature Vmiles tlie rats of progress is ex- vected to lip more rapid. Vrc-nay lay ihe main Meri- Cross H'ndenturg Line. London. May liritish linor? naio reached Chvrloy, Hiii liioticoun svd art? reported ro ukt-a llullo- c: :rl. Keillor's ai Urltisli CHINESE MINISTER LEAVES BERLIN Pekin. May The foreign office lia? rereUed informaiion tint the Chi (FroTn Our Own CorrosivMulcnl) Foremost, May are lhe nothing much [11 Ihc excite- Huo hciU'C-iiA iu small yralrU1 lowiis. On majority of week days I hero is a ilistitia absence uf ibo used to parade cur ?tivvis and loctm1 ill our rooming houses, On train lhe c.Ul for .iccomuuHjutlou si'.H treat, though, for i Ms is boctnuiDg a some what, pou- ular railway line. Alt through lhe L ihe rails here ire Vein liy was very almost travel, for there is ConsiJiTil'le traffic. From tho nature of ihi> trains vihk'h pass through hero steadily we judRO lliai great effort is being imi for war J to complete i piecfr of The rond easl of here before mid-summer. hope so. for A complete line through here will mean a greal deal to us in tbe now been iuiure aud iho feeling here Is ihai Those in charge of this Is no more than our due. (to Iho District Rood rvMrotunicnria- from Ilrgliiu. I Great vrcpamtlous are made in town for a successful celebration of I DJV this year on July 2. A proprum of siwrts eoclal uiuuscuieuts Is being planuod and preat iiiduieiueiita will In? riovldeJ for ihy patixiL.s of iho tvtcbratloiis aud SCHHI tiuio is to All. arc also liifuriacil iJiorfl Is a luuveiUFtit on foot for lire liolding of a largo fair anil show hero somcllmo In iho fail. This movement us yei, ni Us bui uioro detiuite noiloc will bo after furiht-r Is nccooi- aii'l definite are formed. Aud tbe pity of It, .ftgly On the evening of Friday, April 27. of U. the serious iialloiiul iueu- u, ploasiiiE social evem held In thu aco Involved in ibal Cantdhiu AS- Kiupire theatre under the auspices of! cable. Is that tin "London, Dally F.spress conlaliia an nrlk-lo upou lion. Holiori uhouj it Uesiribes as havJiu tho maker and tries. anJ iu mauy grave Vonts ilio power cf :be local workers. The ndiuif c; :ho event was ot Iho dince variety with, as a pliusani lulf-woy liitcrruoilon. Tby ailmSiTancc fee was smull but Iho the event neiieil sum total of seventy- tliree dollars. A tiff the r.rt'liesirj Iiad been paid nuU tbe priinint; mill was bit! of J3.00 had been IMCI iho pro- the llritldh iteuplc by tho IJ.xlly isiruf. SLoL-kcMlamlushauied ihough (lie ycoiile or Canada are by the thought of It, tho Hon. HoberL Rogers is, ul ibis inotuciu, for Can- ada, vower behind tlie Uirone." fit uauie, HILU in honor, mid In tho couuctls of the sintcsrueii of tlto em- pire. Sir KcueiL llorden is In LJrUalu ss ifcc uilnlstPr of C'aiuJa. Uui, Icing tticir fifty were j ivlialcver his official yes or no may over lo the man who has ucoii] moan, bis personality Is a uegitJve the front, who has done his bit, and lu Cnnaila, during those .repks when ncse minister IP Conuany lias lehlicr- 1 Tho aud stormy nature of lin for o -c- KiNTS PROCLAMATION Condon, May appeal court-Oppy Position which through- o'Ji its !ei'-Eth strongly prelected by wire CUISHelements feel ivide. j-> Kor soinr days our ariiUciy lOriiLHp overiiine, destroying this of King George lo tbe imliUu1 to wire ilonp a fron tact of over iwofv econoi.ilie h. ihe v miles nonh ind south ol Freinov as i v of food was read ai noon roday as in front of the The i froa the steps ot lhe royal srouuJ has been searched by anil- exchange and" all town kry fire (or machine gun eraplace- j throughout the country. Large -r- ir.entp, which were well concealed crowds assembled iu London. v bind uncut wire P.EI! pave tremendous to the delense. v v weather of laie has kepi land oper- back considerably bjl still tlie crop is hclug stradhy prepared. Thero zre days "hen It is to do very much but liie season Is ndvnnc- pleased with tbe success ol ihe event and heartily thank such of (ho towns- people who supported the event midally and by attendance. The com- mittee 13 grateful also to the the event arc tho Issues of" the nation are In the balance, and when the future of Iho empire Is Involved In tho nation's Sir Foster takes tbe jtlaco of the prime minister, anil oc- cupies tbc space ihat ought to be held 50 readily respondrd 10 the re-jby real anil speaks ...-vn nuest for guviilfcs. noihings. speaks them ing so rapidly ihat quite a few lavish to BChnowlrdge- the efilcleut' ma I lea II y, samellines qulto elocjueully, sons even bravo stormy weather to I of Miss M. who sold no I bul speaks without the authority the less iban 37 tickets herself. (nation demands and without the In- "Tominy" Owens w.s very thankful syirallou ibc couDUence of tho peojtlo Tor this effort, on lhe part of the peo- gives. pJe of Foremost lo express lheir ap-. During all this time of crisis, of yrecialion of thai which he has accorn- crisis lu Canadian public opinion as pISshcd and nssured his friends- that J serious as iu ilic war events at ilie Uc did only thai which ho considered tie fronts in Europe, Iho one and only lo be his duty 10 klog ana country. In man Jo Ottawa who at all seems to RO L_L OF H O N O R thmisand officers and employees of the Canadian Pacifla RailiYay Company enlisted for active military duty vrilh the Caiiodian Forces, and the majority of them arc now m Europe, bravely battling for Canada and the Empire. This list of those ;havc given up their lives for their country or been wounded in action does uol include trie Army Reserves. lheir land. The season is adunt- icJly Kicfcward but only a feiv are complaining. Tho great difficulty which most (aimers are encountering clearing aivay of last year's )Me. U simply in burn In the majority of cases bui il only needs few warm days to fully prcp2.ro it [or burning. Some arc unalile to wail favorable weather for burning bui are golas slralghl nhead discing It into the ground ready for seeding _- _.._ That the majority of the local (arm- month in town. 1 cannot find words are cropping heavily Is proven [thai will express my feelings by thr great demand made this spring they really are. bui I assure you on machinery. Fracticaiiy every ihai your sympMhy anJ spirit of bro- agency in town had Us supply nnd re- therhood touches me and 1 serve stock lased lo capacity and now hope and pray that I mny be spared lo Here 1? very UUle machinery left express my gratitude in actual deeds here. Tbere was a nia more partlc-1 of good citizenship. I dtt1 110 more 'Adans, Percy Miller 'Allia, "William 'Andrews, Harry BalSie, David Balrd, John Pollock Barton. ;Eellr Wllllua _ it, Gerald :Bons5eld, Fred. Boilaro, Peter 'iBovet, Frederick jBrooisbank, Jack IJuck, M. HoTurd M, A. Cam pbell r Tboraas Causion, Jame5 Clark, George Cockerill, John Cole, John Cook, LeoTtard H. Cooper. TVIllisjD Alben -.Crabbe. James Cror.c, John 'Daley, Barrr FranMx-3 lie C. eo. Oacar AnsdeU (Evans, William 'OardDcr, Alfred H. Labourer Checker Deckband Labourer Sieamfit'rs Hlp'r Loco. Porter Carpenter Ualter ClerS Clert Slrlpper Draftsman Clert Section Foreaan Clerk Waiter Clerfe Labourer Clerk Conductor Concrete Icsp'r Porter becknand YiTlper Assistant Ageit Clerk Fort Gillian Fort William Saskatoon Glea Yard Victoria BriL CoL Dlst Calgary Winnipeg Winnipeg Moose Jaic Woodstock Oedcn Shops SutherlBLd StraLhinore Drlt.CoLDIsL Smith's Falls Fort William SoSEc-kk WlDnipeg Port Arthur lltxwe Jaw B.C. Late Sttnrs. Brooks Vaacouver s, Jotn Nlmmo liratemau 'Jintty Govler, James. Tralntnin Green, Sidnej Loco.FlremAn jllascan, Homer "Wiper 'Hall, Ijabpurer Fi reman iiardlDEr William E. lied -Cap Porter (Htam, Arthur F. Car Clearer jHewlli, Henry Boilermaker (Holmes, Alfred T. Agenl {Howlett. Horace R Checker AppTentlco llnce, Lester Eflgar Sleep. Car Porttr G. Loco.Flreman (Jones, David B- Apprenllce Over. Ed. Dlckson Clerk i] ApTorth, George T. Firemati (lArbalesfler, Bem'd Clerk Ho'.Tl 'Lcltcb, Joseph IJXD. PlremaB [Lloyd, Stanley Messenger Slduer Wiper [WcDougall, David Urakernan Norman Ixxo. Fireman rjiifiald Walter Malcolm, JobnCroll Fitter's Helper Martin, John Byron Lineman Melbourne, Arthur Moore, Charles Moor. Roland T.IL Arthur J. Murray, John BiltCoLDlsL B.C. Lake Bunre. list Calgerj Ladder Keaora Mooae JaT Tores lo Manitoba DlaL Rrandon CoquUlam Kort William Medicine Hat Moose Jaw Fort William Calgerr lied Deer Fort Wounded Died ot TTOumli Killed ID action Vi'ounded Wounded Shell shock Wounded Killed ID action "Wounded Wound c-d Wounded Shell shocK tiucvj WouBdcd Wounded Died ol rounds Wounded Wounded "STouiided Wounded Woundtd Wounded Wounded Wounded Killed ID pjrtloo Wounded Wounded KllKdlnacllon KllUfl ID aciion Wounded Killed in action Wounded Died whilst prison Deltered MUfrd Wounded Died ol wounds Killed in action Wounded Wounded Wounded Wounded Wounded Killed In eclloD ouee. until this terrible day 'o( the worlds war wm iho office uf nimlsler Iti Canada occuiilcd by ii lath liiU-U (o look Itko irou. Ami (lie Knaber ot that lilh was revealed when Sir UorJeii lock Into iho pomluion I'abliu't tho coiiscli-ncelrss polltlont gamoslor from .Mmnioti. (ho uiia lu dauv Uovh handa Hodiuoud Itubllu was as liy. How Lull UBS oiue was matlo iiUln to nil tho In Maiillotai, Indi-cd tu .-ill Can- ada, u few weeks usti, when Ihi' prime mltiisier's sense of lltuess was over- wriic, and Rogers was tiikc-ii 10 Kng- laml to Jiuo will, KluB ut Ihu very "me when the playoUoul Uoblln was a crlmlDiil chargo In llio Cuim- illan courts, liut tUo people of Drilaln not accept tho esllmato of tlie [.ouduii uowsjiapcr. is out iruy. us tlia urllelo In. tho Espreys assert, ihnt itogtrs "is rcsardcJ by tme jiany lu Canada as UjeJr solid rock of dvffiico. aud by the oilier as ft klnJ of iiicnaru of wrmh to come." Tlic better cJu- nicni In thft Consprvaiivo party uc- Mr. Justice Gall's callnmlo ol Hoeers. liiEtead of "their Golld ruck of they regard him today as a dead-weight about ilic parly's iieck. and coma would almost ruiluro tho OlsLonor ot his ambition lo bo ap Iioltitcd by Sir fiobort Morten's BOV- cnimcnt Canada's hlgli cufuinlsslotier In London. If only that Mould rid Dm Conservative parly in Canada ot ilio c; disiioNorctl leadership. It la qiille Iruo thai In Ihe parly caucua in Ottawa Itio Rogers bohlnt] closed doors, shoot oui iha MM ni Sir TJiDinas While. Tderc Is Kootl reason. That reason uocs no diacrc- dil either to Hughes or lo The rmft which iuado RobHn Uie tool ol [Losers hi Maulloba makes Hogvrt rubier or weak artl servile men in OLItiwa today, Tho uolurlous oo easluii when a Conservative ktilfihl Kavo a VLirly dlaucr fn honor ot I'romler and whcu, la vulgar defiance of tlielr host. Ilio Itogcra grouji placed the laurol ou their vorlte'a head. U a caso in point. KOI that. too. tnero >vat a reason, U a reason Indefinitely to tht ConecrvaUvo Ilul If events prove U Irue tlial Ho- Lcrt Itugcrs is now power behind the hlj ajipoldliueut Ic rcprcacul Canada where knavery auc polltlial brlg-indago tvro out of plptt will It Rogers U up- 1'ulntctl to any office ID txtndon. It be, not because of any power In him. but only because of Hie menacing weakness or Hie lath (hat lu (lilt democracy of Canada, aud at a crisis time Like this, U tho palntOtl symbol of flic will. Tho low craft ol Kogera would uol hi this giant struggle of il.o im lion were It not for the holplesaneai nnil Instability of the prime minister. Tho man who ought to be Canada'; leader Is B follower ot unsteady Bteju Tlic rock that to bo llic defence Is as a stack o! Globe. PRESSED BUTTtW AT OTTAWA FOR COAST CARNIVAL Ottawa. May 7.30 Ihla oven Ing. Sir Thomas While. prime minister, officially opened A nionstei carnival at Vancouver. The scene of the fuucllou was connected wldi Ottawa by wire, and the press- ing of the button uiiencd the carnival by (lie unfnrling ol ilaga and the rluj Ing ol bells. voicing his appreciation lie makes pub- lic the following: "I wish to express my thanks to the people ot Fofcuiost. for the mauy kind- nesses shown rue during my first what 1 fplt was my duty to and country and I rejoice thit my ef- forts are sympathetically Your obedient servant, Thos. 11. Owens. The baseball lever recently express- ed i'.seH by actual and definite organ- izallon the other day when some of for ularly on small tncior engines aatl gang plows. So great wns ihe Ueman-.l and so varied tbe supply that on one trtiin there arrived no less than four separate makes of none remained in town very long after un- ion ding. Townspeople hnvc refused lo be par- ticularly affected by lack of country trade or the unEeasonablc The most prevalent Tias Ine clean-up spirit nod praclicallr __......_______ _ _ cverrone has gasped lhe opporttnl- pt5 wcro ejected: CbRirman for the ties ailordcd oy the present lull in j meeting, W. A. Willzc; president, Jlr. buEiness tn gcL things ship-shape. A vice-preslUcni, J. Green; acc.- slranger coultl not but be impressed trcas., T. Oweus. with the increasing neatness of our j A subslaniial -balance was banded town In Rencral. and local residents i over from last year-anil all bills UD- rcluniins alter sliort holidays are sur- paid are to be ImmedEaleb" uieL A sense the criiicaliic-ss of tbe situation, end who measures up, even moderate- ly, to the requirements of his own of- fice, la the minister of finance. ouisldo his own groat department of finance, Sir Tliomas While counts for nothing. And as things now are. he lias neither Iho authority nor the op- portunity ID count (or more. Anfl so It Is today, as Ihe London UFTfspaiier lion. Hubert tho man against whom stands stern and condcmna- of Mr. Juslfcc Gall, is, in Can- ada's and mo.il crllifal affairs, "the power behind the tlirone." Not at all because ol the strength of Rogers. In statesmanship ami lr. personalily he would liave no power nt all In the government were il helpless weakness of Uic the enlhoslasts met together and, -throne." before, in tJic half- electee] olficera and discussed ways century sJuce Confederation, haul Cou- and means of actual elhcicncy as a ada such compclltng need Jor ilic tall club. Matters were gone into with, penelrating juilemcnt. the steady vl- great Interest, and the followiug of He- and the irrpsfstlblo power of a true and slrong statesman. And never al the transform a lion in gen eral. Street were indieativo of a clean up of rubbish and of a des- truction ot (hal was in Ihe way. Then the painters got their little jobs Wounded Killed In aclloa Wounded Shell sboct Have a Newspaper We ean now tho boast of a ocal printing office under lhe manage- ment of L. WTiltney and n'e are in- ormed that a local town paper of con- Iderable merit aboul lu make its debut here. We '.nisi thai It will hi sympathetically received and ably .upported. We can also claim the distinction of having another un-to-dalo shop In OUT midst under the Vaucourei Kenora Heater Odatn, Ernefit miilps, Sarniwl Dell Dor Starr Fireman Miner Labourer Ixico. Fireman Low. Fireman Ogdea Shopa Accola Medicine Hat Calgary Cranbrook Revelrtokt Moose JaT Victoria Parkland Roberts, Jobn jKoerlek.KaQiilO. (RuahTtorth, Car Repftrrer JBaoger, Herbert O. Furnact Helper feerlghl, Jamea Short, William ff. 'Sinclair, William Winnipeg llolle rwaaher Loco, Fireman Loco. fiparlcs Ernest Spencer, "iVHlardM. TralDman jStevcnfinn, David Clerk Stone, Ed, Wilfrid ApprentVoe William J. Conductor ffifranL, Etimuel Filler's Helper .Tout, Walter Chcolccr Jjnwln, II. Wallace Nlion JJlwkaraltb'Bfr jValtoD.Joel Clerk (Watson. Leon A- Lineman tWhUe, Fted'X, S. Hoslkr rWhlto, John Ho'in. G. leveller Cleric son, >ughbr, William Teamster Storcman g, Percy R. Call Boy Edtnooton KriniKdoH Edmonton 31 [no Mesa Hooflt Jaw Wlimtpcg Shops XfooM Jaw Chapleau irOgdcn SIiops .Montreal N'nlson Urooks Rcslna Calgary nicn Yard MOQSQ Jaw Wounded Wounded Died of wounii Wounded Wounded Wounded Shell shock Wounded nird of woucfls Wounded Killed in acUoo Wounded Wounded Killed In action Died of wounds llcllevcd killed Wou r.ded Wou ndcd Wounded Wounded Wounded Wounded Wounded Died of Wounded Wound Killed In action Killed In action Wounded and prlBon'r Killed (n action Died of rounds Wounded Died of wounds Wounded Killed in action Wounds! Killed Inaaicm Wounded Shell shock Wound eel Wounded Sholl shock Wcmnrlod SVonndedan Killed in action Wounded April 2nd, 1517. No, committer- was elected composed ot Mr. Ely. Mr, Ureen, and Mr. K. Small to approach thn Foremost Agricullural Associallon witli a view to leasing a suitable baseball diamond nuil ibe pre- and the total result is amazing I sidenl and vice-president-were author- to who vrarcned ILe grad- open n subscription list for -fonnaiion popular support In the interests of Iho ra _ ...j- i_ _im I Tuesday evening, 31ay 1, will be 'he first practice night if v-'eather per- mits and hereafter we especl Ibat baseball be ihe main Line.of sport- Ing inltrrsI around here for we arc ig for great things from our team id satisfactorily and we slill have .._e a band of resident carpenters, "here are several new houses of construction here among uui 1-i.i-ui.jii L- lui Lunifca IIULUUUI argesl being those 01 G. Schinnour under lhe management Qi niley Aus- intl J. Green. There is consider- ,jn .ble building activity beside Hunts', Phillips Dros. have wired away for lardwarc store because of ihe crec-: a shipmcnl ol Al baseball supplies and ion of P. large one-storey building (or these will be on sale in a week's he storage o( a largo and varied' Ume, so let everyone Interested wake hipmcnt of furniture now on the way. up. post office bad to be moved off its I We are glad lo welcome Inlo our main street site and located in I town society again D. Faugh, o( the of Ilie hardware store In order I Ellison elevator. He has been absent o make room for this netv building. I now for quite a few weeks and Is looking splendid after bis experiences abroad. POOL WAR RISKS. Washington, May ol American war risk Insurance with lhe allies ]j proposed In an admfnis- ration bill introduced today. Am- erican shlpa and cargoes would be ml the T. 1 i reinsured by the allies and barber Slat'es would >eiDSUrc alllcd shj cargoc5, AQ mcirt j or Is to be asked which jvlJ] incJude Insurance on the lives F. cam en on American ncrchanlshtjj lo the barber shop he has Installed a hath, house n? no ruin glzc here In meeting on. ever present need and In- viting patronage- remodelling Is being1 car- rini Into effect in the old bank bullrl- for It Is to be used this coming LEGATION ON WAY TO CHICAGO Washington, May Vtvleni, Marshal Jolfro ar.ij olher members of France's war mission Be and Safe. Think ol tfie germ-tideo your i Via and mutt come into contact with every diy. Then remember that there ia iplenJid ooliuplio L1FI1UQY HEALTH 1QAP Uie Lifebuoy Tor tha htndi, the bath, the clolhei, and the home, Iti ricb, thundant Islhermtsns eafelf. The mild, antiseptic odor etly after use. klETtl BfOTHEtS year as an Ire cream parlor. Arrrngo-j leave Washington for lheir western meats arc bclntr made for the acconi-1 trip tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 of extensive patronage aM o'clock. They go riirecl to Chicago, first class service la guaranteed. It j vrherc they arc due at noon Friday. la to be under the supervision anil __ managrmcnt of J. Green. The general health condlllonn of the townspeople are aleadllr on tho Im- prove and sickness rcducocl to a minimum. This Is partially due lo the ripid supervision of our local doctor Instructions regarding the holllns of water ami the reinuvM ol alray cattle etc., from town limits were observed. H la to bo that his hintruotEon rcpardlnp the whole, ilc cleaning np of rubbish ant. wantc will he rigidly carrlc-d out. Thr. country both north nnd south of town baa hern loss fortunate !hc fn !h.'9 'nr cases of plcknnss arn rcrrortcrl frnm! our nnlfjnhorlnK