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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta BRING THE HOME TO THE BOYS ifT THE FRONT-HELP THE Y. M. C. A. 4* VOLUME XI. SIMIN DEMAND RECALL HUN OFFICIALS LETl IBHIDGE. ALBEHTA. -4- iji-i � -- rUESDAY. MAY 7, MMHKIi 121: London, iM�y 7;^The Ukraln-Inn government' Wk% sent a note to, Berlin intiiYiatlnji'that it will resign If fayeralQerman,officials are not recai|ftd'.fa)r Gef(nany, says a Reliter despatch'trom^MoBcow dsted Saturday.--Yhn-note specifically mentions - Generill Von Elchhorn, the,mllitany-commander, and Baron Mumm Von Schwartiensteln, the German ambassador. ' Dublin Gonesgondent Says Feeling Is Still Bitter Against Government Program FEELING JUST AS BITTER ABOUT THE HOME RULE PLANS London, May 7.-Ircl.ind rcm.ains fomavkufjiy nuiet, nays the niibltii cor-J'osi)oudenl of thu niiUy Hail in ro-poi'tiiig oil coildltions tlioi'u incidonl to. Ille untt-conscripUou campaign. "Altliongh tlio cluifcli is raialiig," lie says, "an enorraona 'national defense fund' wliifli in ostensibly beinK col-loc'Tod to figlil conscription, it apparently does not prfit'cr to accept the ro HUN GAS DRIFTS INTO HUN TOWNS L.J CHANGES IN THE BRITISH CABINET. Viscount Mlliipr, sooietary. wlio has been appoiiited to snccoed the Karl of Derby, as secretary; of v.'ur. left: Lord Derby, secretary of war, wiio will Buccood Lord Dcrtio, British amiiassador at Paris, who Is retiring. Right: Lord Bertie. Frenchman Tells of Cruelties to American and English Pris- oners in Germany Willi the American Army in France. May 7.-American .pflsoners of war are being shamefully treated in German prison camps it all .have.had the e-vperlenco of an American Interviewed by a French soldier, also a prisoner in Germany, before ,he escapwl. Bponsibllity tor the manner in which I Tlio Frendiman'a story,.as told to Am-tlu! money is spent and control of the ericau officers,'follows: fund has passed into the hands of the HInn Veinors. Tiie lists of nanios of men who signed tiie anti-conscription ]!li!iige under thu direction of the jiriostK Is to be in t'lio hands of the Sinn Felners as a basis tor a registra- i tion system. "Conditions appear dally to be gi'ow-Ing worse aa nationalism la being .spread furtlier along on the Sinn Fein Jlood. ilodoralc men of tiie Irisli convention have fallen out of public recognition and it is quite obvious that �wliatever are the gover^iment's Home lliilo proposals they will bo rejected contemptuously by the bulk of the countiy and denounced more pasnlon-alely than was conscription.' "The sliortage of sliver continues-very ac\itp and difficulty in making fliango lias almost paralyzed business in some towns. Poatago stamps are beiiig usedi^tho Midlands and in' the wast. Instp^d, oC.coln. The bank of 'reland ho8 inormal polltlaal adniinlstriiition becomes liupoaslb'lo owing to the local conditions." 38,000 WEEK E PRICE Montreal, May 7,-An IncroasQ In tho price ot retlned sugar is probable becauso Canadian sugar refiners will have to pay froin '35 to 50 eentq a linndred pounds mor.o, for; British West Indies sugar on of the extra freight and duty and 'the pro-.sont high rate of New York ejxchango, the International Sugar Commission attorney having allocated a cohsidor-ablo quantity of full duty Cuban sugar to this country owing to the acarclty of tonnage to move pretenential raw sugar from the i^rltUh >Veat Indies to Canada. Lohdon, May 7.-British caeiial-ties reported during the wMk- ] ending today reacheV a total of � 38,691, . : Of this> number 6,SS5 officers and' men vyere killed or died of wounds and 32,136 |,werc wounded or reported missing. The casualties were divided as follows; .Killed or died of wounds-Offi-ceri, 499; men, 6,0S6. Wounded or rhissino-Officers, 1,859; men 30,277. � FIRE IN OIL REFINERY � Petroloa, Out., -iMay 7.--A fire In tho Cauadlni) Oil Refinery plant hero fol-lowod an' explosion of an underground tank ot gaaoiine last, night. Tho loss Is oatimatod at $15,000.. Two thousand biurels ot gasoline were a,e9troyesl. M220ATE OFREGISTRAIION Ottawa, May 7.--The Citlien this evening says: ' "It Is practically decided that Saturday, June 22, will be selected as the date for Ihe national registration of Canada's man and woman power. Arrangements are now being perfected by the registration board and every one' will be called.on to give an aee9U!;it,!. of his or her present oocupjitionj^" > and. what they � may > coKvlder ' ' themselves qualified for in othw lines." I T'-.-.' 78 ?75376 7395?1 935417 ;