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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTIIlMinC.K. AI.lllvHTA, I'HIIUY, MAY -I, M-'MBKU BIG BATTLE IS RAGING ON WEST FRONT; CANADIAN VICTORY-" RUSS. GOVT. SOLID OF THEIR LIVES Surrounded Tresnoy When (Jer mans Were Preparing lo Attack Arleux iP GIBBS} TKLLS OF OUR BRAVE BOYS (By Philip Glbbs.) War Headquarters, Thuisday, May 3. vJa Loudou, May i Uie northward of today (he Drlllsh stormed and won long trcn- clica running up from to Arlcux. and most. Imvoiluul IOT Uic.r Cunlier progroES, Unking with the ConnU lans TCbo made a great mid sueeasful attack upon tho village of Frcsnoy, ]uat south of Aclicvlllc. This was u very gallant leal In the iaco ol man> dlfllcultles of. erouud and savnac tire. They completely surround the village and caught the garrlF' In a trap from which they had no c cane. After brief fighting wllli bom anil bayonet3 Uio survivors surren- dered to iho number ete'it officers and about auO men. belonging So the loth rcscivo Division of Prussians. mc.0o them sorry was thai two ol their batteries had Just arrlv f J In high spirit. Trooys In fron of them were >vcak. lliey had bfic] told, and. they bad bten ordered lo nttack Arlcux this KiurnluB. The Can 1 tidians attacked Itrsl and by al> o'clock the Prussians were sadder nm 1 Tflscr men. Prisoners escaped thi iJrltlah Bhell fire but were ncarl) done to dealh by their own guns. The; had been v'ut In. an enclosure next tc tlio Canadian, field dressing 'station r-V nylifg the red croBs flag, when end dcnly German gu-ia began shclliDEllic nrea 'with They burst agnln and aealn-during the half hour with Iremcntlou: crashes and smoke cloud. "If those Germans arc still there.1 said n Canadian, "lliora won'r much left ol thorn.1' When Iho shelling ceased th placo was found empty. A3 soon a tho shelling started tlictr guard hnrrlcd them away lo safely fnrthc back behind tho lines and tho Can ad Inns -wcnniied "wcro lo an other route. Ono of tho I'nisslrn officers wn his old lines al VImy, captui etl during Easier nnd lie asked wha regiment had done such gallant work "Canadians did lie wns toh" "and Ihe samo fellows captured Fro; noy this morning." Tho Prussian ol fleer coulu It aid i; believe it, bi he was convinced of its trill he complimented llio Canadians, wli bail fought so hard and so far. Can't Believe They Are Beaten, Tlio Prussians am proud young o! fJccra and when spoken io would no duiU that they havo been mas I ere In this war. They seem to have un bounded faith in HlndcnbnrK'K genii tnd In Ihc uffocU of the suhmarii war. No euch spirit wns to he found among HID non-commissioned olfi- cars and men. They spoke ns men under an evil spell, hating tho war, but seeing no end lo it. "Neither side will sftid one of them, "but who will stop It? Papers vrrllo about conditions of peace bur ono party saya one thing and ono party Bays another, and wo don't know what lo believe." Tlic correspondent asked about Uio Russian revolution and whether II had nuy Influence In Ihc German trenches, but they nccnicd lo regard It as only A vague, far off event, not affecting lliclr own HTCH or tileas. They were Tnorc Inlcrcnlcd about Iliclr food and Enid that tholr bread rations had been reduced by onc- thlrd, Prohibition in Hull Carries Oltawa, May vole on prohibition In Hull, out of a pos- sible electors was: Tor pro- hibition against ma- jority (or .Thus oast their billots. Of these 17 were spoiled and were eliminated. Sev- en hotels and three liquor shops will be cut olf. 1K. HWT. SOU) M ALLIES Ucmund Foreign Jlinislcr Kor Not ConsiiHing Koldiers :md Workers British Ahead of Schedule Washington, May farces on the western front art two ahead of iheir attacking schedule according to a cablegram receiv- ed here todny by Secretary BaLfour from the foreign office. The advance, it is said, had been much faster than expected and the losses smaller. The losses were said to be only half as large proportionately as these of the Sornme offensive last year. This is attributed by members of the mission to an incomparably belter artillery preparation and the fact that the men art not allowed to outrun the guns. HUT GOVT. STANDS rillM HKHIN1) HIM I Grim Tragedy Revealed on Grassy Lake Farm; A Murder and Suicide All At An End Now ..Market Erratic So erratic have bien 1111; narkcls til the past ten days ibiu the culmination resulted Mi is when iht! council of tlic Exchange annouuc- IliiLsia tbftt ilu-y hurl placed tho IIJH onpn the iK irs May ami July wlH'ni until powers. urllier notice. Tlic result Is lliat tluro th none of thc-e prlcts were quoted to-'before _____..... lay. mill while grades may have been jTlicrp v.-rrc alsu nade iirivaiely. Ihey were only in in favor of Ihc sivtrinnnnt. where the actual wheat iiodVinnk. incident tj Ihe Duma, mohcd. Trade in all futures has uxliortcil tlic rouumic May demanded by sands oi A gruesome tragedy was rcvealeil nuil workmen ninrrtivd luc iUrtcts (In n lonely slmek on Section yosu-nlay aftc; nud lasi evening j-sofiflieasl ol Grassy yesterday EM a ring banners when Cenrad Young, a Ticifilibur, vialtcd-lbe fAna ol Alhcn Distutncni has I nnd John FYlediey anil discovered Al- for sniiie on -.Li-cuim-, tf be- I bcrt Fricdlcv- dead In ln-d. siranglrd Uiiftt the niiniilor was not rullyjlo ileaih, John l-'ricdley lying in Eyinpmby wiih tli-.' view point or (down on the floor, also strangled, llic und The pres- while out hi the barn was found :i cm uii'.hrcak wbifJi bcpaii ytEittruay, stallimi wllh Ills heatl battered iu and ihu direc'. of un announce- J his throat cut. liivc-sllEalloii yes'.'i.1- niL-nt by ihc ofiice lo'day afternoon by Coroner Mutniihri'-'s Uio nll'ctl to Hit- eflcct thai: of' I.eihuridse, ,Dr. .ol Huw IK! slacken her effort' Island and Conslablcs tr.l ccnlnil I Jannnu of Hie provincial jjoHre. rc- iiml roldirrr do-1 Eultrd in the conclusion that John slii c-onsullcdl t'riedlcy was fcr :he K <'Lriniinniicitioii sent, deed suffering from an attack strap pullod tight around his tliroil. .arcntly dead aliuul lioars. rue slullion !a llic stable In Uave hccii dead about four days, in Uie slioii Mas touii-1 a biiuuncr covered blood, iviili which the horse's head Va.l been slaved in. ami in the house was 'ound a razor, covered with ivliich had ajumrcutly bcuu used to tut the slalliuu's throat. Around llic neck of Albert Frielley, on whom mortification hcid alriidy set in, was fouml a mark wlitch I Jr. last pranicnlly been brougb.t .-to an end wnr nnljl l n Iho Winnipeg market. stood that cash whtal Is l of u victory 1 It Is under- iworihy of liio Ivailert The cxetvulwr. ot llic cf violent insanUy. Coroncr InveEtigatcs. Yesterday afternoon Coroner lluni- ybrics was notified of the discovery of Ihe two dead meii in the lonely Ehack by Conrad Young, the neisu- bor ''who Vhe discovery. oday at about llio same prlco aa it J soldiers ami dclcsales ImHic- len ian'.fjdiatelr; (ahins with closed yesterday, viz., The fnmors on Lho grain.exchanges :oday arc IhaL trading is likely lo be checked In the American a Khort time. A copiorenco Is lo he ed Uie to rctura to their barrac'.is. Govt. IB United, Jlay 4, via uewfipapcro here declare, 'the cUl in 'eoTcnijeiil is uijit.'ii in rcspon-. be attended by' PfcsldtiiiL GrKMu sihility for the nolc lo the allies prom-" or tlic ChfcBgb and other (sing cncreclic co-opcrailuii in Iho eafllnj of Ihe country. PresU aRainst nerruany. Tiiev say "that dent Wilson has been empowered to i UIG govtrnincnl i? svirp-jricd by sel a (irfce on foodstuffs r.nd when executive coiamitteo ol the duma. Ihe done spcculallon will practic- ally come to an end. Canadian rc- will' attend Uie Wash- ington mcoting. Sir R. Horden and Others Pre- sent Address, nnd Lunch With King and Queen Amcterdflm, via London, May 4. Maaabade of Maatlrfcht sayi thai icrlous revolts occurred In Berlin last week, According 10 the paper the mob became so men- acing thU machine guns were against (t. The story li not confirmed by afty source. C, P. R. DIVIDEND. directors o( Iho Can ad Ian I'nclfic