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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta GROUND Hcvuld MAY 1 NlMUEH 121 A RESENTS HUN OPPRESSION ATTEND THESE LECTURES New by Have Created a Favorable Impression ALLIANCE OF SINN FEINERS WITH THE NATIONALS FAILURE May Ottawa J alliance of Sinn Fein eiw and Nationalists promises not to be long A quarrel lias broken out on tho subject of the byelection In East which the Sinn Feiners persist In contesting despite Nation alist Thirty Nation alist commoners speak there on May G in opposition to the Sinn ieln John leader pf the Irish Na speaking at Bailisborough yesterday said that the Nationalists were In no way responsible for the unhappy situation that had now Jf the spirit exhibited by the Sinn Fein leaders making thisindecent attempf to capture the seat were to prevail national unity would be im possible arid the imposition con eiripticm the Sinn Fein ited the Bishop of Kilmore yesterday in connection with the latters sug gestion for a compromise in East American A member of the American mission now in in an article in the Irish Jndependent appeals to the peo ple of Ireland to help in the greatest crusade the American people have that Americans Vfeto and amazed that Irish ifiTehrhadnot Ipng since tonspriirUbn was I He feeing in Ireland with the plriyatlonaaf The lecture Minn on eehailWMIcn M hu man W value to every of men and women Last evening on the effect of indtiptrlalMtlon on the and thle evening ne will on Social Reconetruetlon AfteMhe Dobson ieone of the foremost authorities in America on these evening the auditorium should be packed to hear Hie lecture deals with the entire social struc ture df the and the vital problems in this regard which ore facinn the peopfe of Canada problems which mUat be frankly faoed and dealt with if the life of the people is to be con mentally and highest possible The duty of the men arid women of this community lies clearly be fore No opportunity should be lost to hear such an authority Dobson on this need is greater iimd says that Amerl cans believe that Inshmei wish tie ded as the Prussian aha the V Improvement In Ah appreciable improvement in the situationhas been reported in consequence appointment o Edward Shortt as chief secretary am Captain Redmond to the intelligencr office GeneralFrenchs 1 is understood that an additional safe guard for Ulster will be provided ii the form of an Ulster committee with n veto on legislation affecting Ulster Sit All The latest proposal for the vice roy elfy is to place it in the hands of i consisting o Viscount Lord French am Justice The Daily Express states that all AUST1SEETHES WITH IS THE REPORT VICEADMIRAL In com mand raid On fceejjrugge and Otto of this first proceedings after the signing Of the Treaty of Brest Litovsk was the exchange by way of Sweden of certain prisoners ofwar be twcon Germany afld AustriaHungary on one side and Russia on the The above photograph shows the arrival of a Swedish steamer at German and AustroHungariau soldiers who had been in Russian HUN CRUELTY TO WOUNDED PRISONERS May Via Reuters Ottawa papers state that 107 severely wounded British who hsve arrived at Rot terdam for repatriation wefe not sent from Germany under proper No hospital train was provided and the Dutch medical authorities expressed a forcible opinion regardfng the transport of stretcher casss under such condit The German it is pointed must either con fess inhumanity or admit that no hospital trains were available ow ing to the German losses on the western Help by the new that Instead of i months holiday at Whitsuntide there probably will be only a week and is expected that the commons sit military auth ority ot General as the result of the Italian adhesion haa been ex tended to allthe western frpnts and the general now becomes commander in chief of all the allied armies in the says Marcel in the Echo De Hutin says Clemenceau on his return from themeeting of the supreme war council at Abbeville with out going Intofdetails expressed sat is factoin with the results of the confer And tho situation at the front asked the f General Poch ii very optimistic all 1 can tell was the pro May Globe Delmer telegraphs to the Daily Mail from the FrancoSwiss tronties as follows I have hadan interview witWa man just out of Austria whose information there is reason to He says Austria is at this moment seeth ing with but there are m dauntless leaders and no means whereby the angrj masses can organize themselves int effective Also the whole peo pie are cowed by the prospects of HIP punishment that might be inflicted upon them by the GermansHr the mtich vaunted victory of Ludendorff in the west really conies The Uk rainian peace has scattered the revol utionary plans to the winds for the lime but the Ukrainian peace will as was fill Austrian The people of Austria still They manage to keep body and soul together with potatoes and other odds and but there is bad the underfeeding and consequent illness everywhere in Vienna itself is on the brink ot starvation and living from hand although the fooff speculators are believeil have considerable A raiway strike ot two or three days duration would leave the city is no catastrophe Allies Gam Ground in Local Attacks on West Situation Little Changed L YjV Three Rivera May A disastrous fire broke out this morning on Bonaventure A large number of stores and residences were quickly destroy Help was asked f or from Que bee and Three Rivers was visited by a disastrous fire in when half the city was Three Rivers Is the second oldest city Can By 11 oclock eleven houses or Bonaventure street had been de The flames spread to the nearby streets and the fam ilies were compelled to leave their houses because of the tremendous Tho fire is reported to have started in the Victoria which At noon the damage done was estimated at then had been no lost of life up to that New May Robert Lilly of thaj Canadian who served twentvSmeinonths in the trenches in fiiiitht Jn many important engagements during the early neriods of the war and had two of his fingers shot was arrested hero yesterday by array intelli gence bureau utfcharged with Thp arjrest yas made than a the government tears more railway Serious Strike May The strike in the Dombrowa coal the largest In Eastern according to a Cra cow dispatch to the Neue is the biggest and most serious of any outbreak since the Austrian occupa tion of The strike began on April 5 and extended speedily to all the mines in the The Austrian authorities took sev ere measures without avail and finally suspended the entire traf fic of the May the neigh borhood VlllersBretonneux on the front biefoire the Bri tish gained the advantage in local frgnnng during the the war office On the northern front there was artillery especially ntar the for est of Locre and south of The text of the statement reads Local fighting took place to our advantage night In the nclghborhoptt vef VitlersBreton carried raids ofrArras and east of In thet course of which rprfibhers five guns were ThVartttlery had active on botlT aides during the night be tweert aivenchy and the forest of Nieppe in the neighborhood of Locre and south of GAIN GROUND May troops have gained ground near Vlllers Bretonneux on the Amiens the War Office The French made an attack late yes terday on the front between Hailles and southeast of captured Hill 82 and the wood on the Avre River near by trie War Office Encouraging Reports Via Reuters Ottawa the distin guished military critic of the Journal Des who has just returned from the front gave Renters corros pondent a most encouraging account of the position He says that the time he visited the front was JuM IlftoY ot KeTnmel He found some gloom over the poss ible consequences of its but when ha lie was delighted fJntl spirit uttatost corifjdeiice am ong the aHied officers and result ing manner in which the Geimahs hadbeenhflld BWou said that Tuesday was a grand day for the allies and graver for the Germans than the loss ot Kem mel Hill was to the He con cluded that never before had seen such comradeship and mutual esteem between the allies as since beginning of this greatbattle when the French and British fought and died The Sir Alexander Gait chapter of the will hold a tag flay on The are worthy of gen erous They have done inval uable patriotic work in the way of sending comforts to the soldiers and along other The Sir Alexander chupter last year shipped no lessthan IU15 socks to the soldiers at the Their work along other patriotic lines was no less and The depends almost en tirely for HL financial support from tho tag For the Bake of food the teas held by the chapter have been Other sources of revenue have also been made so that the tag day is practically the only source there The public should generously sup port the tag day for the Sir Alexan der Gait chapter Russian People Resent Op pression of Invaders and Oppose Them With Foree ARMED CLASHES HAVE TAKEN PLACE AT SEVERAL POINTS Lies is Trying to Arouse Dtn marlc Against the British BOYCOTTM AFTER Paper Says Allies Russia to Be come Stabalized after Lilly had concluded a Liberty Loan address to a Iftrgo who was attending Leland Stanford University when the war broke He went to joined the Canadian army was soon in the While in a French hospital recovering from the lie learned that Ills regi ment was being reorganized and de cided to return to Accprding to the escap ed from France on transport ami landed in America four months At the request ofthe Canadian auth orities he was arrested in this city and gent to the prison at Tor A week ago who has a reputation on the Pacific coast as a overpowered five keepers and Special to tho Heralrll May broke out at the Elk River Lumber camp at twelve miles up the Elk this It is reported that tho stables and three horses have been burn It was in vlcinitithat a fire hwrned to death stvsli man fifteen horses last May recog nition of Russian the allied the Bolshevik newspaper lavesthi says Recognition of the power by the allies will help Immediately to establish business contact Russia with England and Franco re iktive to tho equipment of the Hied the financing of the coordination of action aiid settlement of questions of internal French ambassador to in an interview recently said that Germany was trying to gain econ omic control of all Russia and that if the in response to that men ware constrained to take mlli tary action it would be friendly as sistance without thought of conquest or interference iu tha internal af fairs of British Roused by Mur ders of Determine on May Reuters Ot IJfesldent of the British Seamens and Firemens in a statement as regards the sacrifices ofAhe mercan tile says that British seamen have been murderd by Ger man pirates during the Sea mur ders are growing despite the decline in the number of ships be cause Jhe Hun is more determined than ever that sailors in sunken ships would noT live to lell the British sailors were in deadly earn est in their determination to apply a punitive boycott to Germany after the officers and seamen were in hearty unanimity In their de not to handle stuff in any way connected with Germans after tho A year ago the limit of the boy cott was for two owing to the increase of such crimes it had t COMPLETE ACCORD OF THE ALLIES import ant decisions relating to ton 4 nage and were reached at a of the iu 4 torallied counMl of marine transport Just at An off icial despatch Q saps the proceedings of the council once inoie ufftrined the complete accord o tho 10 BE EXEMPTED May officer commanding thia mi litary received word morning from Ottawa that only soni of were to be ex May Liberty Loan total today reached 300 with reports from yester days busijfesv GERMANS IN NEED OF CLOTHING NOW May Cable to Toronto Mall and The fatest addition to the long of necessities of which there is an acute shortage in Germany is In spite Of the ed discovery of a method of turn ing into yarn for wearing and the Imperial clothing offices has issued a man ifesto to thepublic announcing it must obtain in the shortest poss ible time no fewer than three mil lion mens for those employ ed in munition in agric on the tramways and in May to a Copenhagen the Vossische jieltung Berllfiypublishcstkejjoilpw ing statement fears that Iceland may secede and declare itself a British influence in Iceland is extra ordinarily strong and it is believed that the new republic will later attach itself to Great Everything Danish in Iceland is systematically suppressed by the who by the expenditure of great sums of have created a feeling in favor of Renters NewsAgency is officially informed that there is not a word of truth in the statement rontained in the article in question with regard to the great sums ofmoney Engianc is supposed to bo that only possible foundation for sucl an allusion is thefact that Great Brit ain has purchased the fist catch of iff ay is grave tin easiness in Germany over the from the east where apparently tho Germain shortly will be confronted with overwhelming difficulties that1 that will shatter the whole fabric oC the BrestLitovsk says an sterdam dispatch to the Daijy Express 1rom Finland to the Ukraine Trisever f increasing opposition to German op i Vienna it Is say that most the Ukrainian crops were ruined by the peasants who would rather starve than feed the Armed May bar barous treatment of the inhabitants occupied territory and1 constant re quisitioning of food are provoking great resentment and causing armed In a village in the Kiev dis rict the inhabitants resisted the Germans for three days with machine nns and rifles and were subdued by tho use of armored In the government of Minsk the mans seized ablebodied persons in tho street and in tUelr homes are sending hem to Germany in lotked f hose who try to escape are The panic have gone into Streets in the towns and are camps with patrols of machine guns overy Much Friction May wording of the BrestLitovsk peace treaty is causing considerable friction and a consent eXctajige of The provision relating to Russian shipsstimulating the transfer to All Hope of Victory Gone and Huns Will Again Try Peace Drive May Routers Ot towa is noteworthy that to teff j U1U Padded that the seamensleague as growing Aiieaciy it uac ttj hnye now to warn the who i Sedan is possible hundred thousand parliament at the next dec ion did not espouse the league s would have a poor May Germans havetaken Sebastopol without fightingsaccording to raport re ceived IS REDUCING YUKON ALLOWANCE May Yukon legislature now in annual session here has been notified by the Ottawa government that the Federal authorities abides by its to make a cent reduction in the cash allow ance to the territory fpr 110 Yukon for ths sjaii ports or their Ger many interprets as obliging them adt to leave ports andnot to cruise in territorial the foreign objected to thisih terpretation and suggested that A com mission be appointed to settle the This was accepted by Germany and the commission will meet in Ber At the same time Foreign Minis ter Tchitclierin demanded a guarantee that the Black Sea a report ot whose capture by tlio has not been bo given immun ity inthe has refused to admit the territories occupied by three hundred thousand starving who are the as requested repeatedly by the Russian It is reported from Irkutsk that China is claiming terrb tory near The Siberian Soviet government has protested to the eso Gunners Aboard the Liner Man to Drive it Away War Council of Princes Deter mines to Aid Eihpire in Every Possible Way I Unit Ypres is very strong and tlio Bri poucj i Usll fougnt moat atubboriily and that after all is of no importance for the They declare thai the German command may decide noi to take Sir Robertsons warning that the war Is likely to last for a long time is commented upon in Lon don as It Is pointed out that one reason why American interven tion did not sooner become active in sonic fieldsis because America made arrangements for intervention on an scale and she realized that a successful against Ger many may be necessary to win the Tlie Times refers to a despatch from Washington stating that diplo mats anticipate a peace but that no offer of eten from the will be Any propo sal of peace inust come from Ger the Tha allies will meet any such move with thp same unbroken front as they met the latest military An Atlantic May of the biggest and fastest of British1 lin ers docked here last night and brought a story of a night buttlo with one of Gieriilanys Uboats of tho newest and largest The guncrew believe the submarine was sunk and they are sure that it was least Tho submarines first torpedo wont but tha second came uncomfort ably close to the liners Tho ship was zigzagging and firing at the which by this time had come the Canadian offlqers at the rail watched every shot fired by the gun crew and they nil agree that the twelfth and fourteenth shots appear ed to be lair at nny rate diately after tho fourteenth shot no submarine Wireless calls were sent out and destroyers were coming up in answer to the They scouted the sea for or found So the fate Uboat may never be Knowing tlio habit of the Tfboats to work iu commander of the liner toftte a wide detour from his normal course and no more trouble was experienced for the rest of i arrived in here just seven daysotter its docks in indicates u great burst of speed on the last leg the Among tile addition to live Canadian officers were a num ber of Canadian soldiers disabled ou i May official ment with reference to the recent ww nonofficial members the legislative council and about iOO representatives selected by the provinces fromall shades of political The con ference important recommen dations on questions of man pawer and the developmentof the countrya Approval was voted on on a continuance of energetic recruiting uiioTTa voluntary basis and also tho constitution of provincial committees to cooperate with the munitions board and other authorities in various including the immediate development of a ship building The conference showed the exist ence of large appreciation of the slt uatloiiatifl of a cordial desire to be of further assistance to the cause ot tho and it is hoped that as a re sult of the measures proposed for stim ulating half a million men LOUISVILLE FIRE May orig inating at Hie plant of the Louisville and Steel Company last night de stroyed the muiii building of that plant uiul spread to the Louisville au4 Nashville Railroad shops where sev eral buildings were For a time it was feared the be Tha damage is at TUe cause of not the fire ;