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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta BRING THE HOME TO THE BOYS AT THE FRONTHELP THE i ii HcraW VOLUME ALBERTS MAY 1018 NTMBKH 125 IMPROVE LINES ON FLANDERS FROM Political Crisis Arises in Over Charges Made By Maurice Charges Members With Giving the Public Military Information LLOYDGEORGE TO REPLY THURSDAY HAS GOOD ANSWER May government has issued a summons to its support nrs requesting their attendance in the house of commons on when Asquith will move a if will be a vote of censure of the A division absolutely says the According to the Press Association MIB proposal the Maurice af fair to two judges may be regarded withdrawn as the suggestion did not appeal to the members of the house and its rejection by Asquilh and his followers rendered it FOR Proclaim Monarchy Soon and Revise Constitution Along Autocratic Lines Will Give Facts Tlomler Lloyd according lo lobby correspondent of the Daily considers It unavoidable to disclose facts which have been withheldus to this time for military The it is In and figures whon he speaks on Asqulth motion oil Serious Crisis May action of Gen eral former chief director of fliilitilry operations at the War in impugning the veracity of ministers of Ihe government has created a most genous political and one fcrhlch is importance to the cabinets according to the views expressed by several of the jnornihg which have tooaiatently supported the present ad ministration rally to side and in sinuate or assert openly Former Premier Asquith and his followers are back of General Maurice and that the Affair is a manoeuvre to oust the Moytl George cabinet and put In its place a cabinet headed by As Viscount Grey and the Marquis Of A May niost talked man in England today is General F formerly chief direc tor of military operations at the War If some volunteer general or some Holdior who had graduated from poli tics or business into soldiering had de fied and trampled upon all the laws and traditions of the British army and all he would have excited Htich an enormous surprise as has General Maurice in his now famous letter impugning the veracity of the Had some less welltrained officer written the letter it would have been put down to luck of tradition and to a disregard of the conventionalities by a citizen f But General in his person Ills record and his career has been the personification of all tha 1s austere and correct In the professional His week and recently his biweekly confer Alices with newspaper correspondents have impressed them witli hit wide a passion for accuracy in dalails and his personal as if ho were performing a function that professionally he rather disliked and Barring his uniform he would readily pass for a typical Prtls aian staff officer of the Moltke His receptions to the correspondents have not been interviews but The correspondents filed Into the sanc tuary at thewar office at the appoint ed Any man who wan late found the door barred against Military usage demanded promptness and General Maurice would not for give or excusii u lack of A tall blonde gentleman with a fresh pink complexion and a sur rounded by maps of all contour flat maps of elevations all marked with flags with numbers and with blue and yellow pencil marks faced the Gen eral Maurice dealt with all those maps us Paderowski deals with the keys of a Ho knew every detail of Good was Ihe greeting never anything No word wua wasted in gossip or persi Standing before the maps with professional manner and in u lang uage so proclse that his stenographer would neod to correct lie gen eral stated the military Having the general paus ed for All answerable Questions were replied to promptly iind incisively with no Ho was one of those who puffer fools Foolish questions oc casionally were asked by amateur Ho crushed them quickly iud Me did not parry with May seems to be little doubt that a monarchy will be in says a Stockholm despatch to Tho and that the German Duke Adolph Frederick of Mocttlenberg uncle of the Crown Prin cess of will bo A spirit of reaction has spread throughout the and the Finnish was the most democratic is to be remodelled onmore or leas autocratic Tllo Socialists and Democrats are wider she ban having favored The natural reactionagainst all who with the aid of soldiers creat ed a reign of terror and it is is agalnslfhose who still ollng to principles of democratic free and who would vote for a re the Times despatch con is still far from being com pletely Desultory fighting wJtU they at many YOUR DOLLARS FOR FUNDS It must not be forgotten that no matter how much or how is collected up to the proportion of division vlill remain the for local Institution and for the war fund All over the will go o the war Harry Alexander this morn In0 received the following tele gram from pro MAJORGENERAL MAURICE British Chief Director of Military Operations and who has been assigned to a Field Com mand in Canadian Food Controller Is sues Strict Order to Con sumers of Flour Britain Hopes for Large Sup plies of Cheese and Butter From Canada May further reduct in the meat rations in the United Kingdom has been found according to cable advices received by the Canada Food Board today from the British ministry of The cable also states that there is bound to be a shortage qf both cheese and butter and that it is hoped that large supplies will be forthcoming from The following is the text of May following wire from McGreg or of the Canada Food Board May give wid est publicity to the fact that the order recently issued dealing with the hoarding of flour is most emphatic and unless all consumers return sur plus flour to dealers before May they are subjectto fines from to or three months imprison or both and the surplus flour ti be confiscated to the All police Provincial or pol ice have power toenforce the law am nre rnady to do Personally I wouli urge every one to return the flour t their dealers before the fine and cbii fiscallon clause Decomes effective 01 May Ignorance of the law is n tho message v Tho conclusions of arrangements to provide for purchases of Canadian on account of British ministry of food has created satisfaction it is hoped that largo supplies will be forth coming as there is bound to be a short age of both cheese and From Monday of this week only two meat coupons can be used by each individual in any one instead of three as It is compulsory any for the time that the third coupon be used for or other food not included under class ificatiori of butchers By this step it is hoped to alleviate the exist ing meat Some sections of organized labor favor extension of compulsory ration ing to include cheese and tea but a considerable difference of opin ion still prevails as to the efficacy of such a Measures are under way for closer and more effective control of milk supplies in order to meet a possibli shortage later in the Any miller or dealer found encoui aging excessive purchases of flou will be liable to the withholding o cancellation of This last clause is a special wan ing to dcalers due to th that within the last two week sales of flour from mills for dornesti have been heavier is usual at this season of tho hose of Military Age Have to Serve in NonCombatant Service May Ontario Pro inclal is now engaged with he problem up Hie aliens dtween the agios of 20 and U2 who re in anil steps are be ng taken to see that all such go hrough tlie routine toward military the same manner that ho Canadian boys been going or some The instructions rom Ottawa state that these men vill have to be givtn plneps in non ombatant The aliens to be railed up are hose especially mentioned in the War Times who granted exemption under that inas much as they were deprived of the vlncial publicity man for the bifl drive Reports of the Red Triangle campaign are just beginning to come arc i very Nearly every country district re porting so far Is nearly up to or has beaten their Edmonton raised over thirtyfive Calgary fortylive and Lethbrldge in the first half Provincial Director j Hanna Is well pleased with the I results so Rain marred the day in the Calgaiy district but the enthusiasm of the workers was not Tell Two Days With half the period of the cam paign gone noon to it was announced at Ihe lUnchspn of the Red Triangle workers the total subscriptions up to that time had ruaqhed which is about 55 par of the The campaign forces have gone over the and have readied more than half way to their and it looks as if the impetus so far gained would read ily carry them over which is the objective Three dis trict captains have reported as and subscriptions would carry the total over the chairman of thp campaign who presided over the warned the work Australians in a Fine Attack Advance British Lines to Some Extent THE SEAS British Line Is Advanced eral Hundred Yards at Two or Three Points Germany Made Big Mistake in Thinking This Naval Leaden May Ot tawa has made many mistakes in the courie of the but never made a greater one than In thinking she could endAthe war by driving British merchantmen from the declared Vice Admiral Sir Rosslyn first soa lord of the at the annual meeting of the morcantlla marine association hero ia a loiter to the Vice Admiral Sir David commandei of the grand wrote The officers luid men of tho grand ers that the hard time was to ereetings to their brother Tho campaign closes on Thursday in morcantile marine and night and must not be allowed to gx s for their gallantrj drag in the J Harry A The import exander also spoke along the lines of i uco t arc playing ii iuestions which have arisen during u u wftr be overestimat the Captain Grace and his team have made the best shewing KO with nearly Following are tho details of the canvassers far Sir Eric firstlord of the admiralty returns District and others sent slmlla in which tributes wen not pnly to tho dauntless i age of Hritisii and allied 1irst Day Second to tnoso ot neutral nat t ions who equally have refused to b I intimidated by anunscrupulous toe New Roose speaking a meeting com memorating the sinking of the busi said Three years ago he the Lusitunia was 1 wish that every flag in this city had stood at half mast for this should have Been a penitential day for ever for When the tania was sunk we still failed to pre pare and the fact that we thus the fact that failed to ed that our impreparedness was as profound in the soul as in the We suffered from spiritual no less than from physical and humbly our God at last our people have awaken It was tho eleventh but it was not the 7o very THE UNION Total Tho report from District is couraging indicating that far mers are strongly behind the move ENEMY ARTILLERY IS ACTIVE ALONG THE FRENCH FRONt May minor reiult ed In the advance of the British lines a short distano In Amlene sector between the Somma and Ancre the War Offlca announced The statement reads As result of successful minor opera tions carried out last night our lint between the Somme and An cre rivers has adyanced a short distance In three We captured several Increased activityhas develop ed by the hostile artillery early this morning on the Flanders bat tie front between Meteren and v The hostile artillery has been active during the night between Locon and Robecq and in the neighborhood of Early this morning the enemys artillery develqped Increased activity in the MeterenKemmel HEAVY ARTILLERY May artillery fighting occurred last night on both sides of the Avre southeast of the War Of fice ADVANCE LINES With the British Army In Prance Australians last night made another push ing forward their lines 500 yards along a front of six hundred yards near on the sector of They also pushed back the Germans 300 yards along a front of 500 yards west of Mor just above SaillyLc Notwithstanding x a heavy the Germans were unable to prevent their 4 BERLIN MUST PRODUCE SUITS CLOTHES May city of Berlin has been ordered to produce forthwith thous and complete second suits for war principally those engaged In rallwajr and farming It Is to be a voluntary surrender against small but warning given that if theclothes are not forthcoming they will be taken by This appMee eepsclal ly to persons whose social posi tion that their are well May is spread Ing in the Ukraine as a result of the German action In overthrowing the government and replacing it with an other according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from There have been riots several places and during a serious outbreak in Kiev a large number of persons were An attempt was made to kill tlm Ukrainian premier how escaped with The Socialist Vorwaerts of he dispatch publishes an off Ukrainian statement regarding the events in Kiev on April Ger man soldiersentered the rada at four oclock in the surrounded the members and Hands KAISER WAS READY TO ENTER YPRES SPECIAL FOR HUN EASTERN POLICY May Von the Imperial German Vice announced In the main committee of the Relohatag today that a special department will established to uniformly regulate whole east ern The department will direct border j under order a Government administrative May Michael who followed Lemieux in the bud get debate yesterday accused the op position of extreme partisanship and warmly defended the record of the His only criticism that tho government had failed in Incomo which should bear more heavily on men of After Dennis of Joliet had declared himself as being opposed to the Grain representative of Mac strongly supported tho He said the people of lui west were absolutely behind the May Toronto Mall and 1300 from the walls of and our advance on Ypres were the joyously anticipatory stretched across front pages of the German papers on April the date of General Von Arnims san guinary It is In the this that victory was expected during course of the Karl the Imperial press reported that the Kaiser on the Ypres battle front of had events taken a dent to make a triumph ant entry into the administration andits win the war who was dep uty returning officer for the Leth bridge constituency in the Domin ion last December has been appointer registrar for this constituency for the registration of man and woman power which place on June David son received notice of his ap pointment this It is un derstood the district registrars of the province will meet in Calgary on Saturday morning with of Medicine chief reg istrar for the Churchill Says Allies Will Hu band Manpower Till Amer icans Come May Ottawa AngloFrench in France will stand firm and husband its strength throughout the summer while awaiting for aid from the United says Winston Spencer Church minister of in reply to a resolution of the executive of the National Brass Workers and Metal Mechanics The resolution ex horted all workers at homa to help the soldiers in the not only by sympathy but by doing their utmost to increase the supply of Avar munit ions and to swell the fighting Colonel in reply after expressing appreciation ot the worthy part played by metal says Although the crisis is grave and will continue so for many I have profound confidence that we shall not be beaten down that right and freedom will not be Tieaten down the present battle the Germans are attempting to destroy armies near ly as numerous as their own and quite as well We nre counting only to maintain ourselves against them which is a very difficult I do not beliovo the German reserves sufficient for their ambitious pro Although the German com manders declare their readiness to sacrifice a million or if need ii million ancfii the French and their armies will not be COL 1ABA1T IS Evidence in Charge of Discrim Bradbury Gets Halt Pension May evidence re garding the pensions awarded Labatt and Georgei was given at tho meeting of the Pensions Committee yester The cases were brought up as a result of charges of indiscrimina tion in regard to pensions previous of ilia as against made at sittings by representatives ARTILLERY HEAVY AMERICAN FRONT the American Army In May artillery fighting continued along the sec tor held by American troops on the Picardy battle There is no change in the Prem ier Clemonceau visited the Amer icans yesterday afternoon and congratulated them on the fine showing they have already He expressed particular pleasure at the harmonious manner in which the French and Americans are working DESTROY DEFENCES May Ger many and it is officially an have decided to negotiate a treaty regarding the of tha fortifications on the The the announcement were constructed during the war iuteraaUomil May Ottawa correspondent on the Italian front telegraphs Premier interviewed on the Italian front on his return from France said I tint ho had found all the military chietu convinced tljat tho legman onrush had been Tho Germans could never roach tho chan nel ports onthe liortli nor separate the British and Kronen Gen eral Foch Is a master at tho ho The premier emphasized lint Italy had associated herself intimately with the military and political union be tween the onieute HALL MISSING With the American Army in May tho Associated Flight Captain James Norman author and one of the best known av iators in the American or allied arm ies is inissing after a thrilling battle ten miles inside leimany opposite the Toul Tho fight was between three American planes and four Ger man Two German machines also wont to earth luring the uattlo iu u crippled They will maintain a firm throughout the using front their deadly weapons upon the German masses and husbanding their own our kith and kin from tho United States are coming to our aid as fast as ships can be steam ed our navy is coping withUhe sub marines and our airmen see mastery of the air in Tf we If we win the system which let Ipose these horrors on the world and then only will there be lasting Great War Veterans Colonel Helton produced statements of the medical boards which oxaminesi the two colonels and it was sliowm that Colonel Uibatt was suffering from heart resulting froitt his participation in the war and In receipt of a total disablement t Evidence submitted at the hearing regarding Colonel Bradburys showed that medical boards had de that fifty per of hli ability was duo to service at the ront and pension was ac A private medical board in Montreal had submitted that his dis ability should be placed at eighty per It was pointed out that the amount of pensions awarded a man is de termined by his capacity to earn a living under the General Labor AttentionMs paid to a mans ability before the Theopinion was pressed by some members CoL while occupying a lucrative position under the should not continue to draw a total disablement BOHEMIAN HAS MUTINIED May Mail and Bohemian regi ment hai mutinied at ac cording to reaching Fifty who refused to or der their men to entrain were tried by court sentenced to death and shot within twentyfour The airmen were preient at the The enlisted were sentenced to of from twenty to thirty years at hard KAISER GROWS ANXIOUS May Ejuperor William has returned owing to the polit ical crisis resulting from the rejection of suffrage reform by tlie Prussian Count You the imperial chancel has been summoned to Potsdam to report on the situa ;