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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta i'EEl) CO. 1'INEI) S100 FOH OKFEXSEi VOLUME XI. DRIVE ON ITALIAN Failing in Big Drive on West, His Old 1 Game Again' 'EMISSARIES HAVE REACHED ENGLAND; .Vr ;wiLL BE NO USE London, May emissary of 'Germany's rievj peace offensive already England. According to'the Central tews he Is a Dutch financier. Another'agent, the ag- ency says, is believed to be on the way. s London! May' Ottaw discussing Germany next "peace offensive." signs of whic have'been appearing recently. 11 newspapers reflect the detcminatio ot the nation and Its allies Bee the war through. They say it impossible Ihat'GcrniMiy should suc- ceed In iluprue the allies into a peace does riot fulfill the principles for whleh they are fighting. Tho Tlmen'says the general cspec- .tation that the Germans, falling to --'obtain a crushing victory in France ami-Flanders, would Inaugurate a peace campaign in the allied coun- tries, seems likelyto be fulfilled. It continues: the one hand. German speakers and agents show suspicions readiness lo dilute on the food shortage and sen- era! discomfort in Germany, with the obvious'intentl9n of of sincerity to Germany's profession of ansiety tor-peace.''.At Ilie same tlrasi neutral emissaries'of well Vjiiuwu-an: tctlidents nnd tendencies arc nmler- recently in Fug Algoma Irish Protestant Primate Be- lieves Govt. Tends To Create Discord MAYOR OF DUBLIN HOPES TO GET HIS PASSPORTS TO U. S Dublin. Hay (Toronto Mai! and Umpire trozler __ Protestant primate of Ireland, com i. mentins nuoii the relations between NICHOLfaoK, MP, for Bast Roman Catliolics ami rrotestants in Dundas. Onl., May Calti- welt Fetd anu Cereal Company, Limited, of Dundas, have fir., ed 5100 and costs for violation of order'in council number 543, for- bidding the use of chicken or for the manufacture for stock cf v.'heat fit Eor milling. The case was tried before Magistrate J. S. and was prosecuted by Crown Attorney Washington. U.S. AIRMAN IX FIERCE AlU BATTLE I HOW "BIG BILLY" LOOKS WITH MASK ON. The Kalsci visit to Western Front wllh Gcnorul Staff Officers, all equipped with gas masks CALMEN 19 With the American Armjt in France, May a desperate air fight over the Americanjines, Charles Chapman of Wa- terloo, and a German pilot with whom he was fighting. plunged to earth inside the Ger- man lines, machines wrapped in flames. Stories of Marvellous Work of French Work of Airmen ;'_' il'tglin and ot Ottawa, 'May oi 19 years have been called up for service. Not Till'July. Ottawai May ot 10 years I this country an1 upon the "No ory" cry in Kngtatlrf. said yesterday: '1L do" not atttilmtc tho iircscnl sit- uation in ihc slishiCcL degree to the agency of Ihe Vatican. _ There is ct j ough to account for it here in Ireland i without' going so far afield. The vast majority of Irish tlio vast majority .of I Catholics oppose it. From trans- ition to religious warfare is "Tlio manner in which the const-rip- lion proposal was1 brought forward was calculated lo produce anything but the desired result. Upon the subjnci ol Home Lustrians Believed'To X BRITISH AND FRENCH IN LOCAL ATTACKS IMPROVE POSITIONS am one with Cardinal Ixfguc in' stand- ing for an ideal, or 'all Ireland from Cape Clear lo llio. Giant's Causewai my heart's desire is to find: some scheme wmch'iwili gratify Hie. le-giU 4 frjni Ma mate aspiralions ot-the-Irish part Vienna, May Heavy fighl- ing nlcog tlje Italian front between tile Adriatic and the Giudicaria Vallay i.l the north is reported in today's official stMe- tncnt Empsror Gocc to Front allay the fears of the Southern Union- the front cmyeror despatch 1 tenir.y started for I by the chief of months'. It has been espcctc hat sucli an attach bo launch- ed while "tiro Hritish French were with holding their lino in "landers Franco. Whether, such in operation is under way Is not in- licated dctinlteiy oy tho Austrian an- nouncement whtcli may refer to artil- ery [igritlag and does -tiot indicate on which side tlio initiative has been ago are to be called .iipou tgjrcgtstcr wm slaff rteld Marshal Arz Yon Straus- hern Ulster." and the fiermau military rep Hopes to GetVassports I resentatlve, Me-jor-Gcneral Cramon. Loiulon, May Dubliivcorres and other .nllied: countries ft ._-jmrpose .bf-sugg'csUng .that if-the, al- disposi- tion they Germany rcadylo meet'thefti oii' moderate -'.Hi some these emissaries are believed-to have put forward 'priruov als as lo the best policy tor the allies to follow.1' The Dally Mall says: "The Irrup- tion of amiable neutrals into, England, no visible 'tnisiness, has already liegun, including the arrival of a pro- Gorman-friend of the Gorman foreign Bccretary, Dr. Von Kuehlmann, who is not charged any offieial mission as far, as tlie London legation is aware. These neutral emissaries should save themselves much trouble., and some personal'danger if Ihey would recog- nize clearly that Great Britain Is not to.'be duped like, the Bolshevilil nnd Ukrainian dupes." for military s'ervlcc. A lo this etfect will- be'lssued shortly and, will provide that before. June. None hoiyeter, actually bo callediYs'the colo'rBrhoforc July. The unmarried .men' regis- ter, throughjtlltf- as was i'ruen and years of age w'ere-calted lasl. simply- give the_If names and addresses and such-de.tajis as will permit full' registration to bo eifeclcd. The actual, the col- ors will )je received by rcgistercd'pojt from the district .registrar. pondcnt of tiio I' quotes the 0'fensive on the lonucnL UL tiiu KAjjiuaa quLr.va m-. i 0ensv crd mayor oMlulilin as saying .in an nalian been predicted, 03 re- 1 w Admiral Jellicoc HaS Complelcc Scheme Tu 'Subs' :i Place" in Every Facility Will-Be I'ro- vidert London, Hay to Arch- tmld Ilurd in the the iron In the 1Norlli' Sea, recently an- The siiiuumt; vuimuiiitv; ui.mc. nounced by the' ilr'ilisH government as 1 ster Unionist council met Belfast prohibited as dangerous- to .'shipping ittcr May J5 will Up; the.greatest mine 'iold ever laid for tlle'speciaf purpose nf foiling.snbmarin ulervlow lhat he was expecting 10 re ceive passports any day.for a visit to Washington. "I go slie'cial.teprcseiitoJ-Jve of Ireland." tlie lord mayor is quoted as -saying." "My task To. slate Ireteuil'A treasons tor1' resisting :'ion feel sure, listen to me; Lloyd Uonar-'Law recently did so in London. TJie1 lord, mayor has a son serving in the Hrilish army and lie cited this fact to liis interviewer -evidence that lie was noi disloyal- Differ With Conventions London, May At a meeting ot the Irish Unionist alliance in Dublin yesterday a resolution was discussed to the effect-lhat while tlie' alliance was confident of the honorable inten- tions of the delegates to the recent Irish convention. It differed totally with the findings'ot the convention and adhered lo the fundamental prin- ciples of Ihe alliance, namely, the maintenance ol Ihc Union', between Ilrltain and Ireland and opposi- tion to Home Tlule. '__ An amendment was moved to the ef- fect that while the meeting approved the attitude of the to the convention, events that had since occurred compelled a change' bt The meeting adjourned with- out voting on the resolution. Endorse Ulsterites committee of.the. Ul- TJie territorv between ilie Adriatic and the which comes down jnst east of the Adamello region and skirts along the west shore ot Gardj, takts in uolh Hie Piave anil the. northern mountain embracing most of the tight- Ottawa, May order to cor- rcct a.Wi'ong impression with re- gard to a statement of the minis- ter of militia at the conference of the formers yesterday the .de- partment of militia and defense wishes it distinctly understood that all leave of absence granted to farmers in order that they may finish seeding operations must expire before June 1. The men reporting for" service will-be giv- en two weeks if they so. desire, to return to the farms and finish put- ting in the crops. They can choose their own lime as long not extend beyond the first of next month. nK for military opera ers heavy'camiiaisii inj lie hope C. W. Smith ot Jledlcine Hat, pro Vincial agent ,for the regislratton ot iiian-power which Is to lake place the latter part of June, was In the city yesterday making preliminary ar- rangemcnla for the registration here llegtstratlon of every man and woman hetween llio'agcs of 1C and.60 will he made. The registration will.be com jiulsory, but every faciilly will lie at forded the registrants. Necessarily the registering will lake longer than ordinary fntliif, so Ihnt (ho reglslra-; lion booths, will remain open from .seven, a.m. till ten p.m. There'will he many'booths provid- ed, fh ffie clly every possible booth will ho secured, Ihc schools will all he used, convenient booths for husl- iitaB section provided, and every, facility provided. In Ihe rural districts schools' arid churches and "'every blhcr possible building avail- able will be- utilized. If riglnlra- lion U tafceri .before Ihe end .of June teachers will net as In rnral districts. Tho culet- registrar for Ihe f-clh- lirldgc riding Jias not yet been ap- pointed. Registrars Appointed. Ottawa, May folldwlng ad- ditional names of Western men who Will act as registrars when the new nglslrallon of Canadian fnan and ivo wan power .Is taken, has been given out by. Senator liobertson, head of the bonrJ: .Jledlcln; JIn.1, Lieut. Hobdrt Qnlnland, Medicine Hal; Kasl Edmonton, rrnnk li. "JJraylon East Edfhonton; West tidmonlon, son Oalhralth, Kdmbnton; Slrathcona 1 MciCenZle, Stralhcona; Red Deer John Malcolm, lied Deer; Baltic IHv fr, Jlr. Mills, Walnwrlght, Alln.; Qu' Ap'pelle, A. IJ. (Illlla. Wlillewood, Sask. llumboldt, William II. Slllcs, Hum tiojilf, Hask.; Itcgliia, 'SerRt.-MliJo Ifarry. Uedlngs, -Vlclorl.i, r' Ves'rcvllle, Alia. nf foilng sumarnes, .v.cmrnea 121.7S2 baacYprming a line.hetWeon nnclUhe peak extending ntirlhward in- to the' Arctic-circle.' v J Archibald Hunt who Is an rintliorily on lias been a vast', improvement in Brilisii mines since Admiral Jelllcoc became first sea lord. Huril noinU out lhat fhc creating ol thlft'barrldr across tlie northern exit of'the North Sea wns; an enormous task Involving ,12 "or pasceii n resolution wholly "endors- ing the (ho Ulster tjiiton- isls at Ihe convention and condemrt- jng the "nnprecedcfttetl and unconstl tuttonal action" of "Sir Moraco Plun hctt, the convcntioti's iu writing liis letter to Premier Lloyc George covering tlic proceedings of-the convection- Another rosolulion .was passed'cordially auppoTtiug Ihe, step takcii by Sir'fidwanl'Carson, :lh Ulster Unionist leader, "since, fhi crigifi arose." These mceiings were the otitwnr'i of a general sUffcnlns of th Unionists against Home Htile sine That is Opinion of Director Used j ---As "Attaching Troops Montreal. the v.-ar must continue for probably tvjo or. thrto years yet was the opin- ion expressed by Colonel, the Rev. Canon' J. M. Almond, .C.M.G., di- rector of chaplain service for the Canadian Overseas Forces last evening in thz cou'se of an In- timate talk with his own congre- gation ct tr.e lecturs room of Trin- ity Church. Colonel Almond paid a vigorous the Canadians at the front, who had only four divisions and were dividing the cerps, but he had advissd aoainst this, con- sidering that since the Canadians were used always as attack troops, their were necessarily heavy and it probably would be as much as Canada could do to send sufficient reinforcements to keep them up to fu i strength. That the Canadians were used as attack troops was a great com- plimanl to their prowess and Gen- eral, Haig told him that he re- ic'Canadlan troops as of _______ tn coyer Ihfi nrea. Admiral May Charles, of Austria has empower- ed the Austrian premier to ad- journ parliament and 'forthwith inaugurate meafjjres to render Impossible the resumption of its activities, says a Vienna dcs- patctv A statement published in Vien- a states that the closure of par- liament is due to the seriousness of the food situation. The state- ment "The government will devote its entire strength-to the econ- omic problem and will try to'cre- ate conditions required to enable the population to'hold War Expenditure Will Be'.Moic Than Entire Wcallh Ger- x many litfofc War Zurich, Alay (Via Renter's 01 tnwa gloomy picture uf Germany's finances is drawn by the second only to the "Innumerable contcmplibles.y Estimated-This is (he T-oss Since an enurmuus iwan is uj ujbitjiuaia ugaiiLoL more months and cstlniSJes that lens Ihe alliance.between the Nattonalial -t rcnnired nnd llie Binn Kelncrs against conscri :lle .suggests that MUM .......coe made hls-faru. us prophesy thai the submarine men- cc bs ract iiy August llial he ail this mine field in his mliid. Every factory and Church in Uelgitmi is an Anislcfdam, May Hundred and sixty-five trains'full'pf-wounded soldiers reluming, (p Germany from the battle fronts In th-jwdy ami Flan- der.i, aayn (ho Kou- velles of'The Ifaguo, coimtod In Ihe notwithstanding the several. vvecky delay in having ft f.i Ontario. Only bushels were purchased, but the arc confident that had-these Eiecri available carlFor double that quap- jjW ecu Id have been distributed, Amslerclani. May was ex pressed hy Kccretary UiC luecliiifc on of Ihe food coinmilteo of the according to llerlin nevrpniiera, Ihe.lgrccmcnl will. Ihe Ukraine would provide sixly million no'Jtids of gi-ain by the Insl ot July. Illtrr Vmi Wahlow paid the (liieslioii oi reducing llifi hreud ration would dcpnnd upon tlie Ukraine supplies that the present liot'ato supply ivcum he sufficient until this enrl of the harvest year. He as- sured Iho crlimitlce (hero would.be a fair harvest and lhal, Iho supplies ex- pected from the Ukraine would make adequate supplies PUT NTG RANGE' GUN OUT OF ACTION Paris, May has just been received from the front-that A.French gun made a direct hit yeitpjrfay on one of. the lone rartflo German cannon-v.ith which Pnrj3 Is being bombar'ded and put it .out of action, Ger- man stcamor Majdalcn! which carried gravel from Wnt- to ZeeiiWgge, passed "Flush- Ing on FrWay frona Zcebruoge to Antwerp according to the Flush- Ing correspondent. of the lele-- This, adds'.tlvi correspon- dent i'38 caused surprise, as an order on for- bidding navlrjation in the mouth of th! Scheldt.fivers. Geneva, Jlaj' mil tnry authorities ore sending direct t the front lines nil youths from the YI servo depots iu a iwiltag to an Alanflan.'chctnlsl' who has Just arrived hero from Mulhauseii. The chemist lias already-: lost tour tlic latent aged 18, havlng'been Wllcit at the'Flanders bat- ile. "Tlii Germans aro' employing Iheir last {he Alsatian. "esans. Many of them had fought at 'Leury anil they what hard'fjsht- ns was, declare that Venlnn'was" hild's play to the conflict, D Flanders recently. The honihanlmcnt of Verdun set a v ligh vater mark1 for concentration oE, uns of all calibres, but say tliose wlm went throuBti It, it .was nothing, com- pared to what the French ei- lerienced during the German drivo against Kemmel. The French troops x ook up positions about Kcnimel on April 3i, relieving the hatlle-weary British. Throughout April 23. before ho attack, the Germans i tremendous bombardment and three j luDdrcds of cas ishelK t nixed ordinary ejiplosiv.e 10 Shells per Second, On the morning of the attach on Kemmel the German gunners placed ten big shells per second'bnHhe of.the hill and during llio'day French put on I heir gas rnnsks fifty illfteront times, for so fast as (ho wind cleared the gas away another deluge: poarcrl over the hill; fart'iif the tlmo the pollus had to sleep in these sas masXs. Despite tho great quantities of. gas brown tho French had only twelve i uisualtics it, according to tho atest reports, which speaks eloquent- y for the efficacy of .the French gas A. largo, part ot llio fighting was dune wilh machine Kims of which tho Germans always had great numbers and at times the German lire .was lef-, riUr-, The French artillery anil ma- chine guns, however, fn their turn reaped a great harvest from fh.c en- emy. At French 75's got Into heavy .concentrations ol 7t HtcraUy tfirft them to pieces. The German losses In'nikny'lnsfancei: were placed as high as forty per cent. Tho work of the French rur.iiera'. with messages la noteworthy. They refused to rest and kept at their task. Fine Work.' Tho rationing' of one; famous regi- ment which toughl at .Verdun great feature, ft had always .been noted-tor Its tine rations and the com- mander said that vent the men gutting-.their accualoni-; cil fats. ;