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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta BRING THE HOME TO THE BOYS THE FRONTHELP THE VOLUME MAY 1018 TsTMBKH 121 Dublin CbtresDondeht Says Filing Is Still Bitter Against Government Program FEELING JUST AS BITTER ABOUT THE HOME RULE PLANS May remains remarkably says the Dublin cor respondent of the Dally Mail in re porting on conditions there incident the anticonscription Although the church is he an enormous national defense fund which is ostensibly being col lected to fight It appar DEMAND REG ALL OFFICIALS UkMln Iftn government note Berlin It will If officials not rteaflrify eaya a Retiter deiftterV f rofn Moscow dated Vhc nott sped f Icilly General Von military coinmand and taron Mumm Von SchwartonttelnY the am CHANGES IN THE BRITISH Viscount who has been appointed to succeed the Enrl of as secretary of left secretary ot who will succeed Lord British ambassador at who is Eight Lord Frenchman Tells Of Cruelties to American and English Pris oners in Germany With the American Army in May of war arc shamefully trtated in Ger man prison camps It all the experience of an American interview ed by a Erench also a prisoner ently does not prefer to accept the ro1 in just before sponaibllity for themanner in which I The Frenchmans told to Am the money is spent and control of the erican of fund had passed into the hands of the Sinn The lists ot names of men who signed the anticonscription ploclge under the direction of the priosts is to be in the hands of the Sinn a basis for a registra tion Conditions appear dally to be grow ing worse as nationalism is being farther along on the Sinn Fein Moderate men of the Irish con vention have fallen jut of public rec ognition and it is quite obvious that whatever the governments Home Rnje proposals they will be rejected contemptuously by the bulk of the country and denounced more passion ately than was shortage of silver continues anddifficulty in making lias almost paralyzed business in Postage stamps are being need Midlands and the The bank of Treland in the last three months silver five times jr greater with the period in previous years but as long 19 the hoarding all efforts to meet fhe shortageprobably will be No Vatican Influence May that the Irish episcopate is influenced by the Vatican in opposing conscription was a speech at Thurles Monday by the Most John arch bishop of All talk about any action by the he arose in tho imagination of some English big hts who had attempted by a cry of no popery to intimidate the Irish The English Catholic he add talked of appealing to the Holy but it did not represent all the Catholics in Archbishop Harty If they appeal to the lloly it is not the Irish bishops who will A short timebefore Ileft Haroe I to haye a few minutes Interview with an American who was token prisoner sev eral months ago on the French Being lie was assigned directly to a prison Weakened by excessive was forced to go in the salt mines antt beWg unable to stay he Wits sentenced to man told me that duringthe three months he in the Harz he had lost thirtythroe Ho was a man was solidly built and it could Tie easlly seen that he had General Currie Testifies to Great Value of Work at Front Big Local Drile Off to a Good Start saw hi vysprous anil but when I him he waV incredibly thin and cross a Englishmen badly treated in the of hot exist pjlsoners receive piaotJcally Their only ishment Is from fhln soup made or Varley or some Mines salted eggs and those of other fish which it is There are few potatoes and very little It is impossible for a man to work without becoming sick or weakened to ttye point of falling The men are struck with fillet butts and the flat sides of are plac ed dark cells on bread and Those cells are known to the mine prisoners as hot chambers as they are heated by steam to ahigh tem After men held in these cells they are turned out in the where they are required to stand at attention for certain period of Needless to deaths are fre rrops Up After Those Blamed By Germans Had Been Sent to Jail IS TORPEPOED New American steamship Tyler formerlyan Old Dominion torped oed and sunk off the French ac cording to received in marine circles Elever members of the crew were killed 01 WEATHER High LOW 62 35 May British made a successful raid last night near southwest of the War Office Three machine guns were captur The statement follows We carried out a successful raid last night in the neighborhood of Neu the front recent ly raked over by the Canadians and captured a few prisoners and withillght casualties to our A raid attempted by the enemy near was There nothing further to FRONT May artillery fighting occurred Jast night on both sides of the on the front southeast of the War Office British Headquarters in May Reuters Ottawa was a terrific bombardment of two hours dur ation last night in connection with two one by t he which was and the other by the as re ported by General The Canadian raiders reported that many of the enemy were killed or wounded hand to hand fight ing and great destruction was wrought In his defense Heavy rains are rendering the ground very bad for While undoubtedly the enemy is preparing for another violent we are ready to meet May German admin istrators in Belgium have suffered an other bitter disappointment in their fifforto to rid themselves of the secret Belgian newspaper Lalibre which has ridiculed and cd at them ever since they occupied the territory ot tho brave little king With every evidence of tlio Germans announced that they hail arrested three Belgian Don IB and nnil three civilians and that they had be hind the bars tho printers and distributors of the secret One of the was sentenced to according to in formation received by the Belgian gov The others received prison sentences aggregating many Next morning a brand new copy of the nowspupoi was In its usual place in the letter box of Baron Von Palken German governorgeneral of BulRluin tho has ap peared irregularly The death sentence upon Father Denis was com muted fr DEClARpS WAR GERMANY San Del Nicara May today declared war on Oerinany anil liov New Wheat Shows Healthy Signs in Lethbridge District May recolv ed by tho Manitoba Press from 177 of its correspondents throughout Canadian prairie west indicate that crop are good it rain conies Ajl thrqe pr0vlu res tire in need of with tho caso of Manitoba the most Crop conditions In dis trict are Seeding of wheat is practically compWtod at mont points and other seeding Is Soil conditions are but rain will be needed In most districts shortly The crop is not suffering by any as Many fields are already and the crop shows evidence of mois ture still in the lain within the next week or almost WANNER he ing is Completed ill this district Conditions are Some fields are showing the wheat two and three Inches and it apparently has a good strong will be needed the piop Is not Buffering as CHAMPION May of thaueoding IB UOUP tv 95 per liout the Champion In fact nios of the grain is above ground and doini Tho grain is not in the leas suffering for want of moisture as yet Canadian at Front Urges Officers to Continue Their Invaluable Work for the Men at the Drive Starts in Lethbridge Today as in Other Cities in for Lethbridge Canadian May the Canadian Overseas Cor a meeting of the Canadian officers at head quarters General Currie expressed incere thanks on behalf of the Can idianCorps forfthe the associa ion In the course of a short iddress to the the commander said 7 There are dors in winning he One ptjthcse ia the moral f the Ittis In tliis that you lave done The Canadians lavo the reputation of hesing bei ause their mor ale fs I Uie niohile of Cana dians is only possible because they i i In the city after the set sun HUN GAS DRIFTS INTO HUN TOWNS May municip al authorities at Al have ordered all Inhabitants to procure eas masks before May 10 as protection against aerial gas the Lausanne Ga zette says it The truth of the matter the newspaper that owing te large quantities of poison gas em ployed by the Germans are now drifting gradually toward towns along the which already are feeling the effects of the NIARKOFTHAST has been all over that sun goes to the war There could be no greater tribute to the work of the the front than that quoted in the above dispatch from General He knows the vital need of the work among the men are at their elbow wherever they in the trenches and bringing them home making them feel at home in the midst of terrors if Anniversary of Lusitania Sink ing Keeps in Mind Crim inality of Huns May Ottawa connection with the nat ional war bond Baron the food who with Lady hH was aboard the Lusitania when she was torpedoed three years ago today has sent the following message to the National War Savings Committee is the third ot the sinking of the Many events and many emotions have come upon us since that One memory is laden with incidents that have stir red the surprise anger the civ ilized It still will keep in remembrance the tragedy of the a trag edy enacted by an emperor and a peo ple who flung to the winds all re straint of honor and The kaiser will be known in time to come as the Herod of the Twentieth Cen who caused Rachel to weep f oi even than the sinking the vessel was the sinister way in which was planned and the shouts ofex ultation thiifufterward swept through Another great tribute to the was paid last night at the luncheon of teams and when Nivjn of Medical Corps gave a most effective He said the well looked and this is greatest tribute to work of the where the comes Men at the front in the forget war and fact thatthoy wenMhere the get a fresh start through your pro your sports and The canteens provide things for the they cannot get and them at such reason able Yon are a wonderful tous in beating the This year we are going to need your help The corps corn address with an appeal to tlio officers of the associa tion to dotheir utmost this than mander closed his iUnder the most favorable auspices the Iqcal drive to raise for the war work and local institu tion got under way The var ious captains are now out their teams covering the districts assigned to That the amount set for Lelhbridge city will be easily raised and perhaps goes without The amount is to be divided for the war fund and for the local in In the rural districts the entire amount raised goes for war boys without trying to choke down throats anything they did not They brought comfortato A cup of coffee in times of writing paper other necessi ties when they were out in No one could overestimate the value ot the Thework of the at home is just as vital as Nivin testi it helped to keep the boys physical by teaching them how to keep their bodies clean and fit aside from the moral ben was greatpractical wdHh in keeping the men fit as fighting Others who spoke inst Leech and of the medical ajid Morrow of the all of whom testified to the great Value of the It is up to the citizens of Lethbridge to seeHhat the amount set is realized this drive and even Cal gary has set an amount of to Surely Lethbridge can raise for this vastly important medal was medal in of ta To rejoice in doing evil issurely the depth of The sinking of the Lusitania made OF REVOLT Socialists Issue Statement Telling Workmen to Be Ready to Revolt PEOPLE ROUSED OVER CLOSING I t OF PARLIAMENT i f May Reuters and Socialist organizations In Austria threaten revolt against the gov ernment action In suspending Swiss newspapers print a telegram from Vienna quoting the Social Demokratische Korres pondenz to the effect that a com mittee of the Socialist party and a committee of the German Soc ialist deputies club have decided to Issue a manifesto to the work ing class in regard to the govern ment action in which the following declaration will be made absolutism is reestablished out of regard for panGermanism which is prolonging the working class will be forced to I fight for their I The manifesto concludes by ex horting the workers to hold selves ready to fight if The Socialist Arbeiter Zeitung of Vienna describes aschildish and criminal governments idea that It can soothe the ions of the mob and solve a crisis by simply proroguing It warns Premier Von Seydler behind him qre on the of a Latest May Reuters Otlawk the world see plainly criminality of its loo the Inherent brow was the Tou will recall on the news of the isltmmjE of the Cftsi Germany chanted Let us hot relax our efforts un til we have destroyed the evil spirits who planned and rejoiced in such a TAKES M PUCE OF MEAT This is Latest Ipvention of Huns To Still Pangs of Hunger SPRING COULEE Spring Maj beaut ful weather of the past week has givei the farmers the district a chanc to push ahead with their i continuation of this kind of weathe will see the end of all the seeding b tho end of the woekV While there i no occasion for a good rail fall would be much 1 would freshen everything audPUt u all in a good MACLEOD May operat ions are urautically at an endwith the exception of late oats and preparations for this is it will be a larger acreage QIJ ac count of the vacant lands for wild hay having been all Potatoes1 will have a larger share in the cron this as many have been brought in from other provinces for both seed and Taking the seeding saaaou it has been a very good and early Fields aro now showing the of tho now May Ottawa bear hun ger without at the same time suf fering from headache and other indisposition is very difficult for nWt reads the opening sentence of a significant adver tisement in Sundays Taegllsche Rundschau of Berlin by a Birlln chemical praising a newly vented drug though not forming substitute for the mini mum daily it is an excellent preparation for stilling premature hunger and enables one to hold ovt until the next meal RATHER MEET DEVIL British Minister of Labor Warns Labourites Against Any Con ference With Huns ON May troopt art continuing to arrive in Premier Clemenceau told Marcel editor of the Echo De on returning toaay from two days to the front The premier brought he a feeling of confidence In the Invisibility entente May Ottawa minister of Norwich yester declared he was still strongly op posed to any conference with the lab oring class in He mention ed tho presence in England last week of representatives of the American Federation of These he said hiyt come to England with defin ite instructions move to bring them into contacPwith enemy The minister said ho had been crit icized because he opposed attempts to Srrange conferences with the German Ho could not diffeuentiate between one dais party in Ger many and He knew tho Gor man Spcial they cluing ed according to tho course of the When things seemed to be going well for the Germans they talked of indem nities but when things were less hope their stomachs contracted and their consciences expanded and they talk of Roberts aaid he had made this declaration to his froni America Staqd Do not be lured any conference where Germany is rep resented because if any German Soc ial Democrats are allowed to attend a conferenceyou may be sure they sim ply are there as representatives of the I would sooner go to visit the UovU la hell meet Hun Paper Says No Question That British Naval Ven ture Was May Ottawa tho recent British at tack on the German submarine base at Zeebruggo was successful is admitted by the Frankfurter Zoitung com menting on the The newspap er urges that the German navy take measures to deal with an antagonist of remarkable It would be foolish to deny it that the Brit ish fleet scored a great success through a fantastically audacious stroke in penetrating into one of the most important strongholds over which the German flag How over unpleasant it may wri must frankly admit that the enemy ships actually entered the port of That being so there is no reason why they should not a similar feat at other It therefore behooves our navy commanders to be alert for we have to deal with an antagonist of remarkable latqat developments id the summarized as concesfiibna to lire and threats tothe Southern says a despatch fcora The Hague to the Daily At continued the that is how the Czechs and the South ern Slavs regard the decision of mier Von Seydler to introduce for Bohemia alone the rearrangement oC the provincial administration which was promised nearly a year tot al J The AustroGerrnans are pressing for a number of administrative chang es which would give them influence over the machinery of the govern ment greatly in excess of their nu merical The Czechs consider that the con cessions to the Germans is an obsta cle put in the way of realizing of their demands for the political Independ ence ot Bohemia one and Von Seydlors announcement has infuriated the The Southern Slavs arefurious over the proclama tion and stern measures will be tak en to repress in the The German reactionary press is urging tho government to quash rebellious tendencies ot the Czechs and Southern Slavs by fores and to use the military to comman deer foodstuffs in the agricultural pointing out that the Uk raine developments have shown that force alone overcomes obstacles when normal piolUidal administration be comes impossible owing the local WEEK May increase in the price of refined sugar Is prpba hlo because Canadian sugar refiners will have to pay frofn 35 to 50 a hundred pounds for British West Indies sugar on account of the extra freight and duty and the pre sent higli rate of New York the International Sugar Commission attorney having a consider able quantity of full duty Cuban sugai to this country owing to the scarcity of tonnage to move pretenentlal raw sugar from the British turtles to FIRE IN OIL RfFINERV May fire in tho Canadian Oil Refinery plant hero fol lowod an explosion of an underground tank of gasoline last The loss is estimated at thousand ban Is ot gasoline were May casual ties reported during the week ending today reaches a total of Of thisnumber officers and men were killed or died of wounds and wounded reported The casual were divided as follows Killed or died of 499 Wounded or men May evening says It is practically decided that June will be select ed as the date forthe national registration ot man and woman are now being perfected by thia regis tration board and every one will be called on to give an of his or her and what they Consider qualified for in I ;