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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta BRING THE HOME TO THE BOYS AT THE FRONT-HELP THE Y. M. C. A. VOLUME XI. LI-yriiBUIDGE. ALBERTA., WMCDNESDAV. MAY �, IDIK BRITISH Political Crisis Arises in Eng, Over Charges Made � By Major-Gen. Maurice Charges Members Govt. With Giving the Public False. iMilitary Information LLOYD-GEORGE TO REPLY THURSDAY; ' HAS GOOD ANSWER Fl London, Mny S.-The Rovornment hiiH i.ssuLMi a Bummons to its Biipporl-(irs i-equestlnB thoir attetuiaiice In tho lioiiau lit coinriionH on TliurF.dny. wliOTi "Mr. Asquith will move a resolution, wHich. it carried, will be a vote of censure of tlio government." A division yk absolutely certain, saya llie Calf. AccordinR to tlio rre.S8 AH,(orlalion fl:e jiropoiai loTetep the Maurice affair to two JudRRs may he rs^arded ns v.ilhdra\vn an tlio suggeBtion did no! appeal to the members of thi! \\owo and IlK rejection by Mr. AB(iuilli mill his follo\verH rendered It wo; 111- Will Give Facts , Ticmler Lloyd George, accordliig lo liic loliby coiTcspoiident of the Daily Telf-irrnph. considers It unavoiiia:le fo t'licts which' have been withhold uu to tiii.M time tor iiiilitary reasons. The premier, it is added, in-(cndK to give facts and figures when he spealis on the Asnnith raotlou oil Thursday, Serious Crisic � Lomion, AMy S.-T?i ' "Lv. The Imporl- .luestions which have arisen during'""^ ''��^'^ they, are playing in the campaign. Captain A. .M. Grace and iiis team have made tho heal slipwing so far, with nearly $1,300. !-'ollo\ving are the details of the canvasacra' i(Murns m far; , Day District 1 ____$lP.;!.oii " ' 2 .... ;!,';(;.o(i .110.00 7:i.r.o jno.oo 11.00 Set-nnd Day $1-10.110 ii:-;."i.(Hi c;',:j.oo ;t."ie.75 :!aT.O0 llliO.OO 7.''..:.'5 l-JD.flO tile great war i-aniiot be over-eatimat-cd." Sir Kric Geddca. first'lord ot the iidrniralty and others sent similar mewsagea. in whu^h tribiitea were liaid. not piily to the ( ,cour-1 age of Briiiali and a\lied Rii,llora,. but I also to ihose seamen ot neutral nat ions who eiiually have retUBcd to he intimidated by an unsci'upuloua toe. New York. .Miiy 7.-Colonel Roosevelt, speaking ai a meeting com-memorating the sinking of tho Luai-tania, said: ' "Tiiree years ii.go to-day," lie .'laid, "the Lnsltania was sunk. 1 wish that every flag in this city had slood at half mast to-duy. for this should have 'Seen a penltenlial day forever for ,-\iiicric;i. When , the Lnsltania was sunk wc sliU tailed to pre-1 pare and the fact that we thus failed, the tact that we failed lo act,, showed that our unpreparedness was as pi-otound in liie soul as in the body. We suffered I'roai spiritual no ies.s tlian from physical nnpreparedncss. Thank, and humbly thank, our God that at last our jieoplo have awakened. It was the eleventh hour, hut it was not the twelftli." 10 11 IL' Li 14 I.", It; i:;2.oii . .$L24;!.,-)U .'?;i.7 c. Total The report from District No. R. Daniel.^, captain, is very s BERLIN MUST PRODUCE 40,000 SUITS CLOTHES Amsterdam, May B,-The city of Berlin has bejjn ordered to produce forthwith' forty , thousand complete second-ha'tid' suits tor war workers, princlpall'y those engaged In rallwajjr and farming work. It Is to be a "voluntary surrender again'it a small payment," but warnitig given that If the-clothes are not forthcoming they will be taken by force. This applies especially to persons whose, social poll-tion warrants the aMumptlon that their wardrobot are wellr stocked, r- / . ' SPECIAL DEPT. FOR HUN EASTERN POLICY Amaterdam, May �.-Herr Von Payer, the Imperial Qerman Vice Chancellor, annojuneed In the main committee of the Retchatno to-day that a apMrtaL department will be establiehed to. uniformly regulate Gormany'a whole, eastern policy. The de|iariment Will direct border sta^s^iipder; order-a Governmant admlnlr.trntlve conditions, -.....- --..... London, May 8.-Anarchy is sprcrid-Ing in the l^lkraimf as a result of the German action in overthrowing the government and replacing it with an-ctlier one, according to an JCxchnnge Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen. There have been riots at sevdral places and during a serious outbreak In Kiev a large number ot persona wore killed. An attempt was made to kill the Ukrainian premier wlio, however, escaped with slight wound?. The Socialist Vorwaerls ot Berlin, ihe dispatch adds, publishes an offi clal Ukrainian statement regarding Ihe events in Kiev on April '2li. Gorman soldiers'entered the rada at four o'clock in the afternoon, surrounded tho members and >8houtod: "Hands up". E HE UNION GOVT. Ottawa, :\Iay S.-Dr. Michael Clark, who followed Mr. Lemieux in the bud-got debate yesterday accused the opposition ot extreme partisanship and -warmly defended the record of the Union goveriimcnl. Tlis only criticism was that the government had failed in Its Income lux, which should bear more heavily on men ot wealth. After Mr. J. ,1. Dennis ot Joliet had declared liiniaelf as being opposed to conscription, ;Mr. U. C. Hendera, lite Grain Growers' representative of Mac-Donald. iMaii., strongly supported Iho government. He said the people ot tlio west were absolutely behind the administralion and- Its "win tho war" policy. KAISER WAS READY TO ENTER YPRES London, May 8.- (Toronto Mail and Empire)-"Only 1300 yards from the walls of V,pres," and "our .-idvance on Ypres" were the Joyously anticipatory headlines stretched acros3 front pages of the German papers on April 29, the date of General Von Arnlm's sanguinary defeat. > . . "It Is plain," says W, F. Wile, in the Mall, this morplng, "that victory was expicted during the course of the" day." Karl'Rosner,'the Imperial press agent, reported that the Kaiser was on the Yprea battle front ready, of course, had events ta( cording to nsvvs reaching here, ' Fifty officers who refused to order their men to�ntraln were tried by court martial, (enteneed to death and shot within twenty-four hours. The airmen were present at the executions. The enlisted ' troop* were sentenced to' term* of ^rom twenty to thirty years at hard labor, KAISER GROWS ANXIOUS . Berne, Switzerland, May S.--� Bjiiperor William has returned tfl�.Potsdam owing to tho pollt-IcaL crisis reaulting from the rejection of suffrage reform by the Prussian diet. Count Von Hertllng, the Imperial chancellor, has bepn summoned to Potsdam lo report on the situation. ? ? ? ? � ? > � � * *  ;