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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAYBE READY VOLUME MAY 1918 OFFENSIVE r w m PRESENT TIME Hun Emissaries in London Convinced Nothing Doing in Way of Peace tfsELESS TO TALK WHILE GERMANS v ARE UNDEFEATED May 6Gcrmany8 peace according to the Dally Mall has been busily working but has made no progress In any There is reason to be it that the German agent who has been reported to be a returns to Germany to report that there Is nothing evening news papers are skeptical of the good faith of the reported German peace offen The Pall Mall Gazette naffs That Great Britain is always ready lor peace goes without but such peace involves tue settle ment of moral questions raised by tho full expiation of Germanys fiendish crimesand the establishment fit complete safeguards against any future outbreak of No suggestion has come from Germany of her reaJfaicnH toaatlsfy those none can be expected until the military which controls her public lifehas been rendered power less by WestmlnnUr Gazette says There solid guar untee for peace until either broken in tlie flero discreditedIn other ways that it will cease to dominate the German Our lirstv question to the enemy should is he prepared hon estly to make an end of the system has produced this The Evening Standard says Our best plan is wholly to disregard sucli in whatsoever quarter they appear and however As an American speaker well put it the other theonly way to peace is through tho Must Defeat Them in Field May a leading ed itorial on the subject of the rejection of equal suffrage by the Prussian the Manchester Guardian The Prussians are now learning the obvious proof that it is Impossible for men to be tyrants abroad and free at They cannot have a junker foreign policy and a democratic dom estic The German military successes are a victory over the Ger man The Prussian franchise affair should teach even the dullest wilted German progressive We are not going to prdphesy re in but the systematic ruthless application of junker prin both at home end seems us dangerous a political expedient as ever was It is a brutal repudia tion of all morality the region of politics and tho erection of force ami power into siupreme rule in such a if it has any life at can endure only so long as the junkers can hold out the prospect of a complete mili tary Any failing in thefield luuy bring down the whole To May Liberal for speaking nt Derbytoday said that the million al ready killed orwonndod must makei every good long for such a peace AS would render impossible a renewal of conflict In ten or Iflf teeii years with whatever additional horrors science can In the He it was futile to talk of peace in the present military He believ ed Germany would accept a peace to morrow on the basin of the status quo I ante in tho west anil would even give France some compensation in return for a free huiul in the Hut that would only lay the foundation fur as Japan and A mor ion would have to maintain large ar mies and and in stead of being defeated would be tri FIELDMARSHALL FRENCH Appointed He was a familiar figure In Canada in 1908 when be Canadian troops during the1 summer training Conies as Some what of g Surprise in Polit ical Circles Max Marshall Viscount hajp appointed Lord Lieuteuaatfibf iMhuidv I i LLL I i i May appointment of Field Marshal Visconnt French as viceroy of Ireland as a it was Known that the government consioX erablq difficulty In finding a sor to Baron Wlmborne that this was the reason deay in an nouncing officially appointment of Edward Shortt as which known unofficially many days f No anticipated such a purely military appointment as the celebrated field His name certainly has been men tioned but only in connection with a scheme for placing the lord lieutenant ship in a commission as a out of difficulty and In that case the name of General Mahon was gen erally favored as a likelymember of the Viscount French is Irish extrac He a seat in is col onel of Irish regiments and a popular figure Jn the but that is hard ly likely to reconcile the Irish people to his for they see no thing in it but a to put conscrip tion in WELCOME RAIN El Texas May of cattle were by 4 ralii which fell in the Panhandle district Of New Mexico last Magnificent Work of the Al lied Airmen is Told in Reports HAVE BROUGHT DOWN BIG NUMBER MACHINES May British airmen back from France report that the squadron operating in an import ant sector of the Amiens has probably established a record by bringing down one hundred and six enemy machines in six includ ing 21 in one The only member of the squadron known to have been wounded up to the time those men returned to Lon don said it wns hard work getting the German airmen to Practically the only times they would come he was about 9 oclock in the when the glare of the sun would be in our und in the Even tlieWlhey would slip away if they had even a Supreme Confidence The supreme confidence of our follows is half the During the German offensive they have been do ing four shows a day returning only for ammunition and an occasional meal and possibly a game of if the mornings was good and the afternoons threatened tg Nearly all the machinesT brought down were two In fact few of the German airmen will fly in feny tliing The pilots like a a gun behind Victims Tho said the German infan try was bombed and machine guhhed by the aviators four times a day reg and that when the enemy came forward in masses they were easy victims for the air would sweep down while flying at a speed of 130 miles an our machine guns all the Some times we came within fifty feetotthe going so fast theycould dp nothing with Their machine gun fire from the ground improved after the first few but it did little Air Operations May official state ment on aerial activity issued tonight by the War Office reads There was a dense mist Saturday until evening when reconnaiaance was Nine tons of bombs were dropped on the Chaulnes railway on Morville and There was very little air One hostile machine was brought down by our aviators and four others were Twoof our machines missing since May have since re Local Preacher Attacks Moral Conditions of City Tells Some Plain Truths 4 pARMERS PROTEST TO May try to the Dominion govern ment that their last conscrip tion measure was a two thousand farmers of Cen tral Ontario will visit Ottawa on May and win hold meet ings fii Ottawa before and after tluli interview wIUTtue govern Declaring president of the Childrens Aid Society of the there had come undijr hit notice dur ing the past msOiths than 80 cases of illegitimate it was either 34 or had Snow ot preach ed a powerful seripoii lalt night on tha moral conditions Jf tak ing for his thyaelf Snow declared that there were conditions in which Indicated a wave ot Imiiiorallty the present tha cause ol which he did not but it wan vice in sexual matters as had wrecked Rome and other great emblres the and he thought the time had come to cjvll a This preaching service tonight is tiot merely for Marys cpngrega declared the I hope tbraugh tbe papera it will be giv en to the I 4u not poaching oc The gospel ot Jesus ChHst is gopd enough for I am not preaching to a ilam at tho jrtju are as president of tha At4 itociety my work has brought touch with many things to be vice has become such an condition not only in the city tut in qftpada In so many OUB pocaljad Oftris countries that we woMld npt te to our convictionsncrewe to the condition to pass unheeded We sea the ravages of the rwult of illicit and we the degredation of men and women the country It is easy to How and let it go at But we must our cloaks about U is vice such as this that has the of too many great nations in the past and has been the cause of their down Some of the What ore the facts in our city From the facts that have come under my personal knowledge I am a bit at sea as to how many llligitimate births I have had come under my notice in the past six It in over either 34 or must admit I have lost I told Dobson this thing the other and said he had been through the length and breadth of Canada and never met a minister who bad bad the same ex It cant go But whats the use of trying to up lift the soul when weallow everything to go on within our city Education The rector then turned to a discus siou of sex question in to the eduoaton of the boys and girls and of the We have too long CONTINUED ON PAUK S British naval forces have raided the sub bases and sinking old cruisers filled with The sMlps were run blown and abandoned by their British Retaliate for Fiendish Treatment of Prisoners By Huns May the course of an address delivered at Lanca Lord assistant secret ary of foreign after referring to those jvlio are dissatisfied because German prisoners ot war in England are not employed under the same severe conditions as British and other prisoners are in said his experience was that the best policy was to treat the prisoners It Ire be idiotic not toretaliate when necessary and during the last fewdays retalia tion has been put into operation at pertain German officers camp in Great because a corps com mander ot the Tenth German Army persistently refused to remove com plaints made byour If the question were left to in view ofrecent captures and knowing what our men will have to undergo 1 would be prepared to go further than we have Not to Transport War Materials Over Dutch Waterways and Railways The May announcing to the chamber today that Holland and Germany had reached an agree Foreign Minister London ex plained the the German demand for transport over the Dutch railway of he had agreed to exclude from transport arms ami muni while there never had been question of the transport of The foreign minister said lint Ger many hod undertaken to limit sand and gravel sent through Dutch water ways to maximum of tons and had promised not to use the mater ial or military NORWAY CONTINUES TO SUFFER LOSSES May aggregating tons and 29 seamen Norways war during Norweg ian legation here informed today by a cablegram from tha foreign Tho Apr total brings Norways IOMM duo to the war 765 vessels aggregating and tho of1006 in addition to about man ort 68 vessels two tntrtfo of are1 be war GOOD WORK OF THE AMERICANS the American Army in May of the Am erican rpatrols In the Lunevilte entered the hamlet of An zervillers early yesterday morning and penetrated the German lines to a distance of hundred On the way pat rol an enemy observa in which were a cor poral and six The Americans promptly killing three and taking other four prison one of them in a wounded con POLICY FOR So Says Sir Horace Who Suggests Responsible May that the governments conscription and Home Rule policy is Sir Horace chairman bf the recent Irish in a letter to the press suggests the immediate establishment of a responsible government in Ire land as a way out of tho As the gravest crisis with which the empire has ever been faced says the the government had stak ed their existence oh a two fold Irish and Home They cannot achieve both except ut the cost of much blood shed and last ing They might achieve the first and by it make the second im In my opinion they would fall in the attempt and have to go on leaving both Their succes sors would then have to find a way out of the worst Irish situation in my goes back to the clays fifty years INPAIESTINE May British withdrawn their troops from Cs of the in War Office an one thousand Germans ind Turks and 29 mach ine liavs been captured in the laft few NO PEACE May Foreign Sec retary Balfour told the house ot commons today no peace offers hail been made recently by tho He added is no repre seutative of nation iu this country who luas made tentative or fpvmal suggea tions of peace v German Attempts to Resume Offensive Are Successfully Blocked BLOW TO RUSSIAN BLACK SEA FLEET May Koel nische Zeitung makes it clear that the Germans hope the capture of Sebastopol will prove a mortal blow to the Russian Black Sea which seems to have been causing them It says The fleet is now without a base and therefore unable to re new its Stocks of coal and munit ion ormake CARRELL HOSPITAL Huge Red Cross Flag Was Not Sufficient Protection Against the Germans May hospitalestablish ed near tiie front by Alexis rell the Rockefeller Institute has boon persistently bombed by German aviators and now is almost entirely de despite the that It con starttly flew flag ii huge Cross and was by an immense white cross marked on the The wounded successfully re liibved early in the only victims of the bombing being who were slightly Car rellr will install the hospital orthe French Prisoners of War Send Home Letters Poisoned By Fiendish Huns May are credit ed in reports received with In jecting asphyxiating gas into letters sent home by prisoners in their A woman living in the village of recently was ill for sev eral after opening a letter from a French prisoner in Germany Onthe same it is another woman received a alsocontain ing poison from her a captive in Other cases have been German Method of Making Peace Only Calculated to Make Enemies May the course of a sharp criticism of recent events in tho Vorwaerts of Berlin states that in the oast are in a deplorable The pence the Vor waerts and three weeks a personal union of these coun tries with Prussia was benevolently Wo see only enormous political damage being done the Uk raine und not u morsel of to be supplied Germany from that coun The Berlin Tagoblatt says We cannot deny that we have not suc ceeded in winning he affection of the population under tha military rule of uot to speak U Is precisely the same in be Even optimists may see that thejkaat ern structure stands on a very un stable It always clear thai the Ukraine at the earliest possible moment would seek union with PAYLIGHT SAVING FQR NEWFOUNDLAND May Koundlaml began daylight saving system last At widniffht the clocks were one The new time will prevail until the first Sunduy iu Allies Worry Huns So Thafi Resumption of Offensive Almost Impossible IMPROVE POSITIONS IN LOCAL ATTACKS FRENCH REPULSE HUNS May British line has been advanced on acon siderable front between the Somme and Ancre Rivers west eouthwes of says the official statement Issued by the War Office The British in the neighborhood of Locon and the Lawe on the southern end of the Lys salient in have been improved as the result of local The text of the statement reads A successful minor operation was carried out by us last night between the Somme and Ancre Rivers south of Our line in this sector has been ad vanced on a considerable front in spite of strong opposition from the whose losses were More than 150 two machine guns and a trench mortar were capturedby our Our own casualties were fighting occurred last night to advantage in the neighborhood of Locon and the Our positions in this locality have On the remainder of the front the situation is FRENCH REPULSE May an Intense bombardment the Germans last attempted carry out a local attack near Anchin cor rect south of To days official statement says the enemy French statement follows In the course of the night the French made two successful one west of the other southeast of and brought back Vtter a viplent bombardment enemy attemptecT to approach our lines southwest of Achin He was repulsed leaving number of dead on the In the Champagne French de tachment penetrated the German de fenses in the region of north west of After a spirited ent gagement the detachment returned to the French bringing back a quantity of In in the vicinity of a French reconnoitring detachment after a skirmish took pri soners without suffering any There ia nothing to report tho remainder of the Severe With the British Army in May night the irrepressible Australians gave the Germans west southwest of be tween tho Ancre and the Somme riv another drubbing and advanced the entente line to a depth of fiOO yards along a front of 2000 Tho enemy offered strong which was entirely to the liking the hardy who inflicted heavy casualties and came back with more than 150 The of the attacking troops were Prevent Enemy Movement May Ottawa In France state that the British fire Flan ders in the last three days has cum pletely prevented any enemy move The enemy has undoubtedly prepared to attack the allied positions on but the British gunners smothered the attack before it could be THis increased the dis organization hi the euemya The French prevented the attack on their front by attacking Exports emphasize tho difficulty uf enemy finding the which is to taKe tho allies by Cer tain points of Importance are care fully watched and if other points are attacked the allied obsorvers reaefc tho battlefield as quickly as the Gor man The experts are couff dent that Mount Kemmel can be re covered if the enemy fails to advance bis Hue in this German SJay of French attacks on the Flanders tiefront is reported in the official nouneeinent by the war qffice More thifti three hundredprisoners are reported captured in the Increased artillery toutu of the POIUUVB is in toe statement reads as follows 3ft ;