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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUMH X. Lr.TllISHlDOR. AUIKRTA. Tlll'USD.VY. -MAY 10, Nl'MIJKH 127 LIEUT. GRIST KILLED IN; ACTION, LEAVITT MAN IS DEAD; OTHERCASUALTIES flno young Lctfcbrldgc veslctday'a Herald as missing, iiiBii uua made tlio supremo tacr.i.cP an olil linier la the city anil vicinity, at tlio Iront. Last eve-nine word was AS stated yt'.flerUay he for a iluiu received, by the parents ..of Lieut- lived at Itarous. but was a resident an officer iii.an litre for many ytars. llo came west regiment, Ilial !io had ueen hilled in from Nova Scotia with his gMinl- ucilon. Tlio ilread message convey- i pa reins, Mr. and Airs, G. Ma'cksiy. cd llio Information tbal He fell In the :r_' 3ears and ?clilcd hero. Ho recciu lighting. His parents Hve on has a wife and lour cbUtln-n living Fourth Avr-nuc nortli- here. tiLiormons. Rule On' These Win (he War. Ucut. Crist was of the best young men In the cliy. was a fascmsi with Ihc Kasf Kent Pie. Clinton Young. ('Union "whose home Is given as Stirling. t was listed a I Muffs, ami when war broke oul was [few flays -'go as killed in action. His called back. Just before leaving how- j particularly sad case, lie'leaves l ever, he was taken ill typhoid, i a wife and four little children ot SUr- was uot able lo go lor several lllng mourn his loss. He lived weeks. When he rejoined Ills Stirling lor some years maMnc a ________ ihc'iit lie Kas (lie rank of Scj-gi.- I livlcig In various ways, but on the op- At tho battle of Coitrceletlc! cuing of llio war, he happened to Hculcr's Amslcr-; (ic wng and before his ie-iin il. C. ncJ enlisted thort. BIG BATTLE STILL RAGING OFFICERS OF VETERANS CLUB HERE covered lie underwent ilG i Ltavitt Man Dies, on, golns back to Iho' Last week Hie Herald announced front.- liuwev-or.l ami lie returned to Uiat Ho. X. A. Sorc-nson of LrovfU dnin correspondent, quoting llcrllii ad- says: "The KelthstBg lias IjEfiiin Us second _____ _........ _____ i Tcartliig ot the nnvy budget-, firing lino, only to receive llic 1 was wounded. To Jay conies the tad or, nuvyl reporter of liudgcl fatal in fifth (tug. [news that lie has succumkei! lo his miuces, declared Hint llio suuunmiiQi ttas fur a time an itis'.ruclor aLAVelt wounds. His dcaili Is particularly booly for Aprilf will be nol less tfiun j camp, after which he ivas glv-lsad In view of Ihc fact that lits Ijrotli tons ami added Hint lhc Cll ills corainlsKton. He was mnnar- HckUstag-looked forward to activity j hy navy with cospilMUi Herald was in error yesterday of a sueody Baling that Tie. Jan. Drown was Vice-Ailnilrfif Von Capcllc, minister of; married. Ills fallior and mother both er. Dr. Korcnspji, succutubeJ (o an imavton only !asl wtcli- Hlgh River Man Killed. The death in action of K. N'. Shep- herd, of High Itivcr .s announced 10- ay. Other EonU'.eru casualties In- lude J. Muser, Lone Itultc. T'outldad; Sergt.' Murray, Ktavely. wounded; J. Kcrr and A. BaEton. L'oleman. wound- ed. Season Will Reduce Area navy, who followed nrTOeger, j rcalilc In Xorth I-dhbridee. and Pic. OHicr.ewilheru casualties said: '-This recognition Is n iidC-sllm-! Uruwu U of a two (1073 ulus lo- us lo fulfil Germany's cxpecta- Urnl two girts, tlons regarding U-bowla, which have ptc. Spurgeon faced cn'liualasllcaUy ino great tnsU me. Spurgeon MacfcayT reported in n( ilcclslrcly1 intern: nine alongside our victorious anny. I assure you thai the IMjcats Vllf jierscvorc ur.ll! end. AVc liaru boats, iralntd licrEonucl. lucl aiul all accessories. Thousands upon thoosands of liands iirc actively'engaged producing new U-boats and new 'or tprpp- ilot-s anil mines. Not only Is the num- ber oT U-hoals continually Increasing hul hoals are always fmnrovliiE in iiunllty. Tbcy aro always a. btticr lype ami ol greater cfllctcncy. OlHc- and men arc crowding forward for the submarine service." "Of course loasca also 'occur. Our enemies' defenses arc increasing in quantity arui quality., but there Is no radical remedy against tne U-bouts, In England it-ivaa Raid: must smoke out the ha3e5, Ihot is ibo sole means of'niasiering the I.jet them cofno'anli try. They will- lab granHe.: r Our JU-boals are rapidly adapting.-ihfljaselvcs Lq'lhc. subtnarinB are galnliiK an evicr grcaler experience receiving ever better armuKUl .and equljimcnt.' "Decisive Tuctor Is conllnimMy in mciuUity tUe success wlitcli is such as we oiirsclvea hardly cxjwtted Cur Icsscs sre small cspEeta- tlon. In-adtltLloii Ihc wcattrer ewiill tlons are Improving. Summer Anights are shorter nnd ilie stormy season of tho year Is cndtiig. Kvcrj' neiv sub- marine crew thnl Eails-is buoyt'd up ivilh Hie tonstiousiicss'lhat all i? at slake. _ j creivs me equal lo fill de-, mamls. expected an averBgc mouthly U-hoat booty of atout ActuaUy result for three riiqntlis totals Ions. Tills Jd BO per.cent aliove cxncclattona. Allogelher In months Irtlrtecii Inmdrcir'and' twcnly-flvo sliipa liovc sunh. Tho U-boals guarantee ourholtlfiieouL English voices.souml loday ciuilc iHffCTcnt from those heard tnotilns ago. They have bct-omc much' "more liven perceives Kiat- our U-boat war has becrt a heavy blow asalusl Ihe vital centre of our fiercest.enemy. We liavc Uio flVm will to conquer aud rock-firm confidence thai-we shall perform our tash." A Clash of The Fleets Welcomed Ammlerdam, via London, ,May Berlin Post, discUEtTng 1FK idea of a joint attack by the English and the German U-boat butt, "For ourjelves "we -would be thoroughly contertt an effort on our U-boat campaifln. Just now, wHh the appraath of the anniversary of Skugferak our with ardeiit give ttic inemjr-a HOIRGHTKI B CORP. MORROW President CORP.'DOWNER Vicc-Presldent RITCHIE Secrelary-Treasurer HANDSOME VETERANS' QUARTERS OPENED BY LIEUT.-GOV'NOR BRETT His Honor Officiates in Presence of Great Veterans WHh Importance (ury Dinner Vcstorday r.-ill stand ,is s red Ifiltcr day in tlio Itistory'of Leihbrfdge. for ii marked ihe fumm) [.ffiuL-Govonior Bretl, of l by cluli rooms of Ihe LeUihntlgc braucU of the Great Veterans' nssacia- tloji, an association ivhicJi (s giou-ing Very Discouraging Outlook For in shuHfiih aud and which is Lieut.-Governor BrcU. always a wcJ- j come vistlor lo I-etiiliridge, cauic down train Vhc occasion, hav- ing only at Iho oji Loudon. of I rlcultural outlook In Great Hritain nre, cnlng ot Uie Edmdlllon and Calgary almpat. noifprovly ducouragluK. Nuli Veterans' clubs: A'complimentary din even the oldest ferintr recalls.a-.raorc n even the Dldcsl fEnntr trying time (hnii tLal which he has Just been pnsning. Lale solving, j of the club 1 and the iu the old a poor yield, wot nuluiun and severe ivfmlnlon lands building took place at winter have been followed a spring 11 :was jure ot "tliose occasions willi all the rbiRiclerlsllcs of Decem- liiieer long In Uie memories her. The slale of (lie fields is called wllQ u-ero This.took place at G.30. Mayor Har- ilie, whose guest (luring day LicuL- Gov. urcit lian been, escDrilng liis Hoiiijr (o 13iu tlub. Those present Mayor Ilardlc, I'rcsiUent Jlorrow, of Iho Veterans tliib. Secretary Ititcliic, for Ihe Vet- trans i-inb, i apt. 3U'KcnzIe, Lieut, HIginbotham. Pie Itussell, F. Downer, Major llurncll, Sherifl" Young-, Judge' Jackson, Canon Howard 'Siutchbury, secretary mJHtnry com mis sion, J. R, .Oliver, seerctarj' returned soldiers bureau Here, and W. A. 11 Cocq and GrqC, of the jiross, President Morrow aclejj as'loastinas nnci Judge. Jflchsori reViiohdeil "to Ihc toast (o the King in a brief but very apyrovriate speech, in which he veierajjit. and Not Saiisfied or With Greek Uonar Law Replies' l.onilnn. I tol- SoivlDS.Clianrtllor Honar iiw's state- ment continued ilie (lie members conduct at the war andiUie. faihTr evening utee the Urltisli emnire'as one of the London, May Britlth force Hflht and dettroyers chased eltven German destroyftfs lotJay, tngaylng them at long range, but were unable to overtake them, the official this afternoon. The admiralty'! statement Siys four BrUHh deitroyen chai- ed eleven German declroyerc "within range of Zeebrugpe bat- teriei. The lasted one hour and twenty minutes. One was illghtly wounded, and it enemy chips were hit- LonrJon, May Circles were grcMly InleTCsicd In lo- day's secret BC9slon of the house o, Commons al which mniiy Questions iippemiost in Iho publlo tniml were ilisciissed, Col. WInalon Spencer CliiircIiHI, .formerly flrsl loril ot the arimlrally, (ho raosl member tit the Ubcrfl! wnr commllleo IhG'SCCrcl ses- sion, (3 halluvcd lo Trrtvc raised nil tho rrlnclp.il fliibiccls under illscus- Blvtng The tccrel over Mysterious Source of Liquor Supply Big Fines yet be csUnmlcd and fo'r sonic Is In disfavor aUUoueh on.gooil jarley liiitls there is yd' a sound cron :o FIT the lufdillo of April pota- to farrjic-rs were sUH awniling a Yesterday afternoon SVm. Kcliyl who had cybry Appearance of having icen on a prolongcrt bonder, dropped nlo the Alberta, buffet where B- >V. Clark'handed him a slip of panor In reluru. for four rioUnrs. KeUy then ..-.cccaed rtown the slreet, chlercfl n iiousc, exchanged Hie slip of paper for i bottle of red-eye, Icfl Ihe house anil, ran Into Iho arms Wigs' of tho Alberta Provincial Poltce. Be- fore (ho proceedings" n'ere ivll about was Involved by thai _Llc- Dlxio Clark w.13 fined and casts for beeping liquor for sale, R. W. ClarK wlio.piiKsea'na her husband. i mulcted J75 and costs for having liquor in his possession In a p place. nelcclivo Heakclh nnd Consl. were .itflliding on Slh'Sl. when Kelly ic along, with a thirsty look In bis eye. They tollowctl him, AIM) Ihe was Ihc result. The Clark womnn.ivns formerly a Medicine Un; Washington1, on (lie army hilt reached an agreement today ant) the measure will be report- ed to the two houses for .confirmation ns soon as possible. Tho Hmcn'dmnnt iral In by-tho senate iionnlllliifr Col. IlooseveU lo rals6 lour divisions..for service In France was cllmlnalcil ns anollicr .nullioi'lzlug tho-ralafne of three volunteer reglmeniJi for bor- der Tho coAfroros made the ago limit' ot those subject to seice- tiro rirafl 21 to 30 Inclusive, In place of il lo 27 limit's In the senate but and 21 to 40 In'lhc the admiralty to the push V, ahead their moment to planting. Everylliing is late. The farmers' eal- idar is out of gear, for llic farmers must wait. tlie Motcovcr [hero Is coii-SHferablc scarcity of ing owing lo 'lie u'Edo ilcslnictloji of sown niwl lliero arc np- lie'als' for economy insncd slnchs. Ow- ing lo of caUle foatislufls lIierc'Vi'Ill'-bQ a Inrgc; reduction In Ihc riiinibcrs_6f Hv'csloch on farms during (life next ihTco months. CANADA GIVES TENTS U. S. -May Canada" has tendered the Untied States Ihe priv- llega of drawing upon Ihe Dominion's large surpliig of fentapfi and .oilier quarter mas Lcrs auppllea, ami lias thus relieved the United Slates in an sva's nplimentary of club decorated, fiig (able njnile tjxlrcnicly" altractiv by members of tlie lor the complimentary dinner "lo; His Honor. for the future. He was -proud (o he present, anil tJiaukeil 1 hem for their huspital- v (CONTINUED ON Loss Ottawa, May of 147 casualties was iuucd at noon today, bringing the total, since Vlmy Ridge, to AREAKILL An interesting point- tile revela. by George iAtnbert, former lord of the admiralty. Ilial I'remier Lioyd ticorge had offerer! Iiiiir a in the government, he had re- fused because lie iras-- dissatisfict rench Make Home A iff Pufi. Great Fight iu Ifc- I.anftoil. May 10, 1.05 vas made by British last nljht la lie neighborhood of BuJlccourt, cast 3f Oricourt anO south ot Hie Souchez siys lodiy's official announce maul. Fight For Bullecuurt llerlin. Hay 10. via London. 1.50 PJ n flucUl.iUnE liglit for Ihc posses- lion of Uullecourl on llio French front s in progress, ssvs today's army Head; quarters statement. Artillery lire in .he" Arras seclur U reported on lha increase. Fresnoy Was Isolated London, MQV nfi British iicailiiuartcrs in France, retor- ting to the situation at. Ftesnoy. .say village lias been [HfficuH to hohl over since the Canadians captured 16 last Thursday. As the Drilltli were not in posses- sion of the villages of Aclicvtllc ami Oiiliy. respectively (a the norlh and south. Frcsnoy was groally esposctlt out trom the line like a tlon. Germans made slrohg atiachs flatly, on each sine of the village to lircrenl the Urltisli troui gelling (or- ward to strengthen their position. In thetr final the Gevmnu losses are to have been "so severe- that had we used un every roan ffc had.- cm (lie fleW we should )iave nol ap- proachcil them in numbers." 'L t The. Canadians were noL (he main mferio'crs- ot the -position.' the brunt of irte attack on south Enfslanil troops: wiiose stnbuDrn resistance is hlghly-iimised. It- is. said Itfat.'fhof 'were'worn out way tefpre .overwhelming strengili. Xcverihcicss'it was llic snnie men R'hp t after hour's breallilng Euel! re-at- tacked anil recovered a large part. oC ilia grounrl French Msko Capture P.iris, May fortified position with (lie manner in wtilcll tile adinir- on V.iuclerc plateau .vss last ally ivas dealing ivith submarines and night by the French. IQs announced the national position generally. He I olUcially. Heavy artillery fighting con- liail written to prime uiiuiiler, he llnucs in this reeion, waere tile GerT said. Iliat the naval position was -full j mans roallc counler-allaek witli a dlvlr of peril and thflt the govcrtmienl j sion of fresh troops. Several Getman I'rcmler, hloyil tJeorgo nr> lo reply Jmmcillately.- will con- .4 f BROME KnOHllory May lO.-rA. McMasler, W. Montreal, coser, o nn, r (IBS been chosen by 4 ofial onvcnllon -for the House. Of from Mrbhic. .C'pnimong Iximlon, May further hospital ships have pegged bytCfirmati sitliniartiies sinco the aeroplanes raided flic town "of Freiburg R.I n reprisal for previoxis ulnHlTiBa'of hospital Andrew Fionar tho member of the Untlsh 'war council, announced lotlny to Iho liouso of ccmmoiis. Imnillcrs nnd the freight slnff of Ihn I.eLhurulgc freight sheds of (he C.i'.Ii, have Jssufetl an nUimalum to tho company rtenmnrtlng Immedl alCJncreasc in wages of 20 per cent. They hare glycn the company umll Saturday noon to tirnnl, the dcmaiul, nnd falihig (o receive It tncy will go i alrike. About three wcchs at tho time of thi; imuhlc in the Cnlgarj- frclerliL1 ehetie, Ilie mo: htfrc first made (liclr ilcmand. They otnlni Iliat no alien- tlon'was io H Iiere, allhoiigli jn Calftarj" the clcinaiulg of tins in an bccn'granlcd. About-35 freight handlcrg nnd 10 slari men will be nllecletl. Tho Imsc M'agc of (he frvtgnV linmllcrs la t'enln ncr hour, HUNGARIAN LOAN. Amslcrdani, May P, vJa tfUilnpcst tllspatth says Mhc forth- coming loan will he Is- sued al 5C, bear G per cent, interest Riul'vlU not lio redeemable iieforo from rclrograj dalcd Max liven Dill hy. Iho staifj reports that extreme hacK. pretfiUcd, Iho morning of Mny a. Ihillca- tloas wflro that ihu Iwllticn! allCaflon wrts) greatly Improved, The Rovcrn- mctil'a Ha' policy had the workmen. MARKETS Spot wheat (net Local.track wheat (not wheat........'.......... 2 wheat. The oW woii'ls moving out of rliilrlct nl'the aboul Imahala dally. Tht arc tliM, nt prcseM Tivlc of moTcmcnV, the grain Mill nol lie all oul of .Ihc country till next Kcnl. I. One thread- ing rip Is Mill working al 4 MEMBERS _WEUL. ff received by cable (ram gtcwnrl ahnonncca the sad rleajh of Major Alvln 'I- already ftnrt stnfca ihM Uie of Ihc laltery woll. TIti> received liy Mta. Sttwarl reads. "Major niftoy hilled 2nd. Meat all well.1' r'----. fr v N ought to imblish full facls atoiit- the submarine war. Rome day tlie waulil waKc .uii lo lUc gravtly of Uie situation anil, then there would lie a panic. _ .lolin Dillon also strongly criticised the conduct of Iho war, especially In the Hnlkiiiis, where, ho declared, a mess" had Viecn made, lie Ecmiilainci? that the. Bituntlon in Greece going from-baC'lo worse. Mr..lJorifir Law characicrlzert, Mr. Dillon's statement Hint.- Rumania hud been bullied into Ilic war nVts coch- nufl-bull .story. It ivan not tiue.-Vhc salfl, llial the British gdvcrnmcuL wan keeping king on his hronc. regard 'lo rcrorcnces that Ihc United" Sintca ,WBS entering an alliance with ihe' Allies. "Sir, Honar I.aw said: "Alliance or no al- liance, America willJ put forth licr wliolc effort to iirescrvc.lhc unlly'of Uie world, and, we arp, Ejsklug notnlug more from. America than'lhat." counlcr-aKacks along' the Cherain-Des- were repulsed. (By I'crry British headquarters In France, Way. 3. via London. Stay 10. The loss of Kresnoy yesterday wos, T believe, the (irst Inslancc In the bailies either of the Somme'or Arras, thai any village after being firmly in our hands for 2-t hoiira Vcn won back by the Ger- nirvna. linl Ilie thing was bound lo hap- lien sooner or lalor, provhleil the my was-willing lo use (ronps cnougln Thousli It may souncl nlisimi to say it, perliaiis, ii Is just as well it :A glante at, tlic map. will show-that as Ihe helil trcucli lines norlli mid northwest of Kresnoy on Ihe front from Acbcvind Jlcrlcourt as well As.Ophy (Tenches north of that poliitj Kresitoy was dangcroualy esiwsed 'm Gorman attacks were with mucU greater weight of men than we over iisL. Troops. TTOTmally holding Uio German line alxFrcsnoy were the 15IU reserve division and 4lh guards (HvU sion on the right of Achovllle. The firaL.attdck mnJe early in llio morninK, wns'ureccflcd'by a liowuaTil- "ordinary and gun he lag used- Tlicii a Joint aUack was made by-xihc reserve ami 4lh guard dl' visions, whlcli lalnr had bccii slipped down from AchoviUc, Aiiparcntly he- hind llic bodies, certainly tlio I KiCards, cane'on Ju.solfil nrassea. Thctr losses were UcmrnfloiiS. vrclgbl ot ril Mf-y'lorvTa numlicra .they rien.chctl our" Iren'ches, A representative of tho 6erman war only lo be' Immediately driven outi department has in-tlic Uclcli-.j Whul WRtf lolt-of them-suffering badly slap that a number of Jtplgian' sub-j from our artillery firo anfl.-rcachlna lectsi resident 5nVCologne were rtratl- sunsMn retiring. cd into the German Jirmy 'snllc of Meanwhile licsidca llicsr. Iwo dlvi- Ihclr protests llml Uioy vbre vctertins tbc Gerjiiaus brought n Milrd, of Ihe Uclgmn army. Arimisslori I namely Ihc Stli DaTiirlan UJvlsion, made In anslver to llie, Inlefpelatlon liad been kept In reserve. 'The second attack was delivered by l.omlon, Jlay tele- firnir. vccolvcd here today froiril Saf- onlkl says 9 conspiracy 'has becir-dls'-' covered to VonlECIe-g, Nine mpn ;wdro'ar-" rested, the iHsnalcit says, conltMtii flicy 'were under InEtriiollima from the secret committee formed (n Alhens by inllltury officers tlclans.' 1 liromlscd Ihls ciHIrely Treali'' division, wMeh again came In solW fonnaUon: Our men, mil, were tojnrc-Kctf !o elvo gromnl before overwhchn- Ins strengUi. The cnwhy Is again heav- ily ami uselessly, notably at Gavrcllo wlntlrnill. Apirt frorovUiesc lotal efr forlsi ihe suKsiaHoti on the whole lino continues to be fjulcL A new .high vel- ocity Herman gun of ivhlch we liifte Iicard mucli from German, prisoners does not acctn lo Iiava'rtfttiied Iho or ta nol yel notlccahly. cffec- live. BANK CLEARINGS.' Week loJaj- ;