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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta f MAY 1H18 Al i I TVPtVT ON ITALIAN FRONT BELIEVED TO HAVE STARTED i SAYS HAND Drive on West HU old Qartie Agaitr HAVE REACHED ENQLAND cr WILL BE NO USE May emissary cf new peace offensive already is in According to the Central Mews he is a Dutch Another the ag ency is believed to be on the NiCHOUBOf May Ottawa discussing Germany s next peace signs of which have been appearing the newspapers reflect the detemination of ttie British nation and its allies to gee the war They say it is Impossible that Germany should suc ceed in duping the allies into a pence does not fulfill the principles for which they are The Tlnreo says the general expec tation that the failing to obtain a crushing victory in France and would inaugurate a peace campaign in the allied coun triesjseems likelyto be It continues On the one German speakers and agents show suspicious readiness to dilate on the food shortage and gen eral discomfort in with the obvious of ring of sincerity to Germanys profession of anxiety At the neutral emissaries of well known tficTSdents and tendencies arc undor arrived recently in Bng iand and other Allied countries the H ak ffer will disposi CALL 19 YEARS of 19 years have been called up for FEED FINED ijilOO FOR OFFENSE May Cald well Feed and Cereal of have bean Im ed and costs for violation of order in council number for bidding the use of chicken feed or for the manufacture for stock of wheat fit for The case was tried before Magistrate and was prosecuted by Crown Attorney Not Till tion Germauy meet them on moderate In some instancesthese emissaries are believed to have put forward propos als as to the best policy lor the allies to The Daily Mail says The irrup tion of amiable neutrals into no visible has already including the arrival of a pro friend of the German foreign Von who is not with official mission as far as the London legation is These uoritrol emissaries should save themselves much and some personal danger if they would recog nize clearly that Great Britain is not be duped the Bolsheviki and IJkrainiaii May Men of 19 years of age are to be called iipon tp register for military A proclamation to this effect willberisstied shortly it will provide that before None Irish Protestant Primate Be lieves Actions Tends To Create Discord MAYOR OF DUBLIN HOPES TO GET HIS PASSPORTS TO May Mail and Empire CableNArclibishop Protestant primate of com menting upon the relations between Roman Catholics and Protestants in this country and upon the No tfop ery cry in said yesterday I do not attribute tho present sit uation in the slightest degree to the agency of the There is en ough to account for it liere in Ireland without going so far The vast majority of Irish Protestants favor thn vast majority of Catholics oppose From trans ition to religious warfare is The manner in which the conscrip tion proposal forward was calculated to produce anything nit the desired Upon the subject of Home RuleI am one with Cardinal Logne in stand ing for an or all Ireland from Cape Clear to Giants Causeway my hearts desire is to findtsomo scheme which gratify the legiti mate aspirations of the Irish J HOW LOOKS WITH GAS MASK TVKaiser on visit Western Prdift with General Staff nil equipped with gag AIRMAN IN FIERCE AIR BATTLE With the American in May a desperate air fight over the American Charles Chapman of Wa and a German pilot with whom he was plunged to earth inside the Ger man both their machines wrapped In actually bo called iid the colors before The apply ti unmarried jnen and children 7 Thev regis through tHe pbsfciqffIces as was thifc men and and jBi years of age were ctober men Will theif names and and such details as will permit full registration to be The the col ors will be received by registered post from the district Takes Place in Every Facility Will Be Pro vided Admiral Jellicoe Has Completed Scheme To Defeat The Subs Austrians Believed To Have Started a Drive Against The Italian O ONLY TILL ARER allay tho fears of the Southern Union ists and win over ofNor them Hopes to Get Passports May Dublitvcorres pondent of tho Express quotes the May fight ing along tlje ivhole Italian front between Adriatic and the Cludicarla yaltcy in the north is reported irtitotisys official state n Eniperpr tjoec to May Despatch says The started for the front acijpnipanied by the chief oE IMfrahal Arz Von Straus senberg and military rep MajorGeneral An AustroGeiman offensive on the lord mayor of Dublin as saying in an Italian froni been as interview that lie was expecting to re ceive passports any day for a visit to Washington go aika the lord majyr is quoted aa My task Is dimply to state reasons for resisting WilsoryvilVt feel listen to me Lloyd George and Bonar Law recently did so in TJid lord mayor has a son serving in the British army and he cited this fact to liis interviewer as evidence that he was not Differ With Conventions May a meeting of the Irish Unionist alliance in Dublin yesterday a resolution was discussed to the effectthat while thealliance was confident of the honorable inten tions of the delegates to the recent Irish it differed totally with the findings of the convention and adhered to the fundamental prin ciples of tho the maintenance of the between tflreat Britain and Ireland and Opposi tion to Home An amendment was moved to the ef fect that while the meeting approved the attitude of tho to the events that had since occurred compelled a change of Tho meeting adjourned With out voting on the Endorse Ulsteritos The standing committee Ul ster Unionist council met at Belfast and passed a resolution wholly endorse after May 15 will be the greatest initfe ing the attitude of the Ulster Union part of the ot the Central Bow campaign inthe of obtaining iiferiedsionvin the hope next few It has been expected that such ah attack would be launch ed while the British and French were occupied with holding thelf line in Flanders and Whether such an operation is under way is not in dicated definitely by the Austrian an nouncement which may refer to artil lery fighting and does not indicate on which side the initiative has been The territory between the Adriatic and thn Giudicaria galley which comes down just east of the Adamello region ami skirts along the west shore of takes in both the Piave and the northern mountain most of the fight ing line practicable for military opera tions on large May order to cor rcct a wrong impression with re gard to a statement of the minis ter of militia at the conference of the farmers yesterday the partment of militia and defense wishes it distinctly understood that all leave of absence granted to farmers in order that they may finish saeding operations must expire before June The men reporting for service willbe giv en two weeks if they so to return to the farms and finish put ting in the They can choose their own time as long aslt does not extend beyond the first of next Smith of Medicine pro vincial agent for the registration of inanpowor which Is to take place the latter part of was in the city yesterday making preliminary ar rangements for the registration Registration of every man and woman between the ages of Ifi CO will be The registration will bo com but every facility will be af forded the Necessarily the registering will lake longer than ordinary so that the registra tion booths will remain open from till ten There will be many booths provid In tfie city every possible booth will be the schools will all be convenient booths for busi ness section and oyery facility In the rural district Hchoofsand churches and every other possible building avail able will be It Ihe registra tion is takon before the end of June teachers will act as registrars in rural The chief registrar for the Leth bridge riding not yet been ap Registrars MaJ1 The following ad ditional names of Western mon who Will act as registrars wnoii the new registration of Canadian man and wo man power is lias been given out Senator head of the registration board Robert Medicine Hat Kast Frank liust Edmonton West sou Edmonton Strathcona Red John Bed Deer Battle niv iju May to Arch ibald Kurd in the Dafly the area in North recently an nounced by government as prohibited as dangerous to shipping field ever laid for thespecial purpose of It embrace square base forming a Norway andthe peak extending northward in to the Archibald Hurd who Is an authority on naval says that there has beau a vast improvement in British mines since Admiral Jelllcoe bocaine first sea Hurd points out that the creating of this barrier across the northern exit ot the North Sea was an enormous task involving 12 or ists at the convention and condemn ing the unprecedented ami unconsti action of Sir Moraco Piun the conventions in writing his letter to Premier Lloyd George covering the proceedings of the Another resolution was passed cordially supporting the steps taken by Sir fidward since the the Ulster Unionist present crisis These meetings were the outward of a general stiffening of the Unionists against Home Rule since That is Opinion of Director of Used As Attacking Troops May the war must continue for probably two or three years yet was the opin ion expressed by the Canon di rector of chaplain service for the Canadian Overseas Forces last evening in the course of an in timate talk with his own congre gation at the lecture room of Trin ity Colonel Almond paid a vigorous tribute to the Canadians at the who had only four divisions arid were dividing the but he had advised against con sidering that since the Canadians were used always as attack their casualties were necessarily heavy and it probably would be as much as Canada could do to send sufficient reinforcements to keep them up to full That the Canadians were used as attack troops was a great com pliment to their prowess and Gen eral Haig told him that he re the Canadian troops as second only to the innumerable William Hum llariy more months and that tens the alliance between the Nationalists of thousands of required to cover the He suggests that when Admiral Jellicoe made his fam ous prophesy that the submarine men ace would be met by August that he had this uiiuo flaid in bis Every Factory and Church in Belgium is an Hospital Now May hundred and sixtyfive trains full pf wounded soldiers to Germany from the fronts iu and Flan nays the Nou vellea of The were counted in tlw day lime of April and April 12 on the NaniurLlegq The transports were and the Sinn Feinors against conscrip tlon was The Belfast cor respondent of thn Morning Post de scribes the mooting of the Ulster coun cil as the first step of loyal Ulsters new campaign to detent theHome Rulo The ho was callec by Sir Kdward Ourson in view of the war cabinets failing to keep its pled ges to and he adds Ulster stands it did four years ago in unwavering opposi tion to Home As a matter of the opposition is now strjmger than ever because of the terrible Siniv Felii wfiilo the action of the Catholic Bishops at Mayuooth welds all the Unionists into one phal May of Austria has empower ed the premier to ad journ parliament and forthwith inaugurate measures to render impossible the resumption of its says a Vienna des A statement published in Vien a states that the cjoswre of par liament is due to the seriousness of the food The state ment The government will devote its entire strengthto the econ omic problem and wllf try to cre ate conditions required to enable the population to hold War Expenditure Will Be More Than Entire Wealth Ger many Before Wai Estimated This is he Loss Since The 31st of March May British losses in men cap tured and missing on the wostorn front since March ill are cslinuitHd by tho British military mission here at nearly In a statement today giving this cal culation iho mission said everything indicates the offensive will be con tinued almost Immediately and if the brunt of the attack IB borne again by May Via Renters Ot tawa gloomy picture of Germanys finances is drawn by the industrial union of one the greatest industrial organizations in on the manifesto support ing the demand for war The manifesto says the war lius add nd marks to the peace expenditure ot It continues This total would ab sorb sixty fe whole nat ional Capitalized at five per cent the national debt would then amount to marks or more than the entire prewar national wealth of Such a burden would completely paralyze production and all spirit of enterprise and com I pletely ruin our economic Our I foes are considerably better off In this They need entertain no apprehensions as their own countries 1 and colonial possessions afford rich natural resources of valuableniw ma terials and millions of while Germany is dependent upon herself and even it gained colonies she OF DEFENCE OF Hill Stories of Marvellous Work of French Work of Airmen BRITISH AND FRENCH IN LOCAL ATTACKS IMPROVE POSITIONS May intense bombardment was opened by the Germans early this morning on the Flanders front from Locre to the south of There ia great activity also In the jgector between the forest of Nieppe and the war office an SPIRITED May fighting along the Avre River onthe front southeast of AmlenB IB reported in todays official British May text of thJ statement reads We improved our position slightly in a minor operation near on the southerly side of the Lys lent and captured machine A successful local operation in which several prisoners wajre secured the French troops was carried out in the Locre Early this morn ing the enemys artillery opened an intense bombardment of the French and their positions from the neighbor hood of Locre to the south of and has shown great activity in the forest De NieppeMeteren Effective Work of May effective work of allied airmen in haranslng theGerman supply service is describ the newspaper Les Nouvelles of The said that allied aviators recently sank in one day twentythree Belgian boats laden with gravel androad metal for the f man front in vessels at the time were twelve kilometres from the enemy rear linei The newsptper adds Three weeks ago the Luxemburg Bridge at Namur was again badly damaged by Two arches destroyed and one boat was Les Nouvelles ascertains that it was bombs dropped by allied airmen that destroyed a railway station in the province of on March A munitions train of six tyfour cars was in the Natation and forty cars blew up in succession kill ing and wounding many Rigorous measures were immediate ly taken to keep onlookers away the scene of the A officer the loss in shells at one million Veterans of With the British Army in May of the defense ot Verdun predominated among the French soldiers who so gallantly fended Kemmel Hill against the Ger Many of them had fought at can not reckon on profit any immediate May was ex LOSES MONEY ON THE SEED WHEAT than ten thousand bushels of wheat which the department of agriculture purchased In Western Canada was not distributed among the farmers of the province anl thili notwithstanding the several weeks delay in having it shipped the Germans oven using often ti Only bushels coal curs to ctrry the f were but the aehoqis and I are confident that haiithese factories the i available earlier double that qwan are all pucltQd with have been distributed tho Drltlsh i pressed by S9cretary Waldow at the moptliiK on Wednesday of the food committee of the according to IJorlin that Iho agreement with the Ukraine would provide bixly million nuuiuls of Brain y tin last of Hurr Von Waldow said the iiiestion of reducing thn bread ration would depimd upon the Ukraine supplies that the present potato supply would ho sufficient until the end of the harvest He as sureil the thero a fair harvest and that thu supplies ex pected from the Ukraine would muku adequate supplies PUT LONG RANGE r GUN OUT OF ACTION the German drivo The French troops May has just been received frpm the front that a French gun made direct hit yesterday on one of the long rprfg German cannon 1th which Paula is being bombarded and put it out of LATE ANOIHER TBIY May Ger man steamer tyagdaleiw Fischer which carried gravel from Ant werp to passed Flush ing on Friday from Zeebrugoe to Antwerp according to the Flush ing correspondent of the tele adtfittw correspon dent caused as an order on 26 for bidding navigation in the mouth of the Scheldt May mili tary authorities aro sending direct to tho front linns nil youths from the re servo depots in ac cording to an Alsatianchemist who has just arrived here from The chemist has already lost four tho latent aged havtnebeen killed at theFlanders bat Tho Germans are employingtheir last said the es lecially tho soldiers from AlsaceLor It IB the German manner of settling the question the two prov if a referendum is taken after the war only u few Alsatian electors will be OVER SUBSCRIBED May third Liberty Loan has been over subscribed by the Treasury Department re ported Later figures aro expected to raise the total far above tho three floury and they knew what ing but declare that Verdunwas childs play compared to the conflict in Flanders The bombardment of Verdun set a high water mark for concentration uuns of all but say those who went through it was com pared to what the French vtroops ex perienced during against took up positions about Kemmel on April relieving the battleweary Throughout April before tho the Germans a tremendous bombardmentand three hundreds of cas mixed with ordinary explosive 10 Shells per i On the morning off the attack on Kemmel the German gunners placed ten big shells per second of the hill and during the day the j French put on their gas masks fifty different for so fast as the wind cleared the gas away another deluge poured over the Part of the time the poilus had to Bleep in these gas Despite the great quantities gas thrown the French had only casualties according to the latest which speaks eloquent ly for the efficacy of the French gas A largo part of tho fighting was done with machine guns of whicli the Germans always had great numbers and at times the German fire ter The French artillery anil ma chine in their turn reaped a great harvest from thjb At times the French 75s got Into heavy concentrations of infant ry literally tore them to The German losses in many instances placed as high as forty pev The work of the Frenph with messages is They refused to rest and kept at their Fine The rationingof regU nieut which fought at VerSim great it Always notedfor Its fine rations and com mander said that nothing sbQuM pret vent the men ed r ;