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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta YOLUJlli X. ALBERTA, SATU1UUY, MAY 12, 1917 NUMBER 129 ITiiYivGiiiiicil AH Their Objectives in Fighting at] Broken Enemy's Line :tml Tukcn Many More Kcsis- timcclias at Lasl Given Away. VltEN'CIT ALSO PENETKATF, THE GKRMAIV.LIN'ES OX TIIEIH Are You a Red Cross Worker? From time lo time requests have lieen made through column? of tbe- Ill-raid for uWlitrs for Ilio Jlcd So stupendous Is iho taste thai has Leon undorlake-n by Uie LettUrldfi'o branch u? me ftrrt Croi5s. (hat Ihe demand tor is more iualsitnt t'Ver, ami 1( there is any woman Hie city who Is aWe (o giro Riffle fa ihls most InJixmant work and lias isol ycl'done fo, her aM really aiipro- clate'l by Hie Ilcd Cross Tlio Buppllwa for'Voundoj soldiers are in greater demand than Thn casualties frorn.Vlujy ridgo alouo have reached a total of IC.WlO. and Ihe majority ot those were wounded. Tlie is a UK one. Workers aro ueed-cii particularly lake work lo their homes. Visit IUQ work rooms hi the poslotflce lloi-k and Le- come enrolled us worker. Canadian Capital Gives Enthusiastic Reception to Former French premier OLlaiva; Slay Vivi- London, May 12, 1.05 official slulemenl ot Franco'at the invitation of iho otil here lottoy says British troops nlliicking. the Uindcnlnirg! n line IKIVC gained (heir objectives and taken sonic hundreds of Ol of tlfe Dominion n ntc-ssaso of allied European TJie nllnrkcd near Hultccourl 011 Jjolh sides of the Amis-Cninlirai roml and uorlU- of Ilic Scarpc river last uiglil and csu'lv Ihis morning, Ilic statement reads: Liisl "Very succossftil wnre unilerliikcn hy our troops. nutl early lliis morning attacks were delivered 'an Ilic of Bulleconrl; also nslridc f the Scarpc, We tfaincd Himlenhiu'g lino in the Uic Avrns-Cumhrai roml and north or the Scnrpc. .--va.....v- tho tricolor or i o'ur objectives al all points and have taken .some.hundreds of hearty chi nrisoners.1' J t Pfarnncc of the from tlio IsU rjmplc iKc hlslp flew (or Ihe flret time In of the Itocilnloa tho nal ornhlciu. M. Vfvlanl arrived In OUawa sliorl- ly helorc noon and was given an of- ficial wclcotnc by George t'dster, who In the absence ot Sir 1 loitert Dor- "Lpcql fighting resulting in nnr favor also look place during (he niglii east of Lcnipu'c. raids in which -we cnp- liirsil .severnl prisonei-s were .nifldu by us lasl uiglU casl 'of Penetrate Gerjnan Lines Paris. May heavy avlillcry fighting-took place lost iilghl on the Verdun Iron I in the region of Aypcourl, today's oniciiil sliilcincnt says, French pnlrols penclr.iied Ilic Gernin lines at several ifi Abacc Hie region of din'D, is acting; premier. All lie was gfvcu a magnificent recep- of the cabinet In the city were prcs- tlon as lie passed along the streelalenl, as were Sir Wilfrid Laurier. ex- from the railway tlic liausoj cabinet ministers privy council- or parliament. Buildings arid private lors. .As tbe representatives of Franco houses all aUmg Uic route Were Ucror-j stepped from the tain rousing cheers greeted them. Sir v George Foster, whose 31. Vivian! had ma tie in stepped forward and shook lifs hasi, and then intro- duced bhii to Sir WfitritJ Lauriar aod Tiro British Lost a Destroyer m. May 12. The admiralty announces that a British destroyer was sunk in the engagement on May 10 between German light forces and British cruisers and destroyen. Anarchists, Sot-ialists and German Agents Arc Active in Frustrating Efforts of Government to Establish True Spies Aro Thick on (he Streets of Petrograd. I LM1GE11 EMI U. S. a led with flags and bunting, in-which tho trl-cotor of K ran Co. WBS prominent greeted (lie op- .c mission.' Over the parliament. (he Union Jacfc of [he Brit- a number of tliose present. IS SII Let Teddy Go To France Sbcret. Developed-. .No Situation Which He Was Noi Able to Dciil With on the sitting nf parUamctil, Tito Times parliamentary writer, says: "The only setl.Ion of the house wlucli Rcems lu have pressed lor "Uic secret peislon 13 ihc -little body of unolticial Liberals with Winslon Churchill as jirotagoiifst- It. may be ndilpd .Ihnt GlmrchUI's epcccli founcl favor chiof- wllh tliose who arc attracted Itr carefully -iircparcJ debate. 1L ivae eornmonly salil that In-form it was bcllcr Ihan Jii fiubslaiiC9. At any to have hail little dlfdcuHy In rllaposlng of iriny lie- called Us slralcgicnl linsls. The vfcw KcnoraUy Iflkeji is thai lie has Krcntly strcrigthcncil his hold on the hoaso ot commons." Chicago, May unuaua. Ell- 'dntEoTi la Uic wheat markcl-led sev eral board oC Imilo today lo re- fuse new Contracts for dcJJTory May wheat. A smaller number ap- jilled .Ih'o 'pamo restrlcttong to th The only reeult cmn be of tha conflict from the outside to the inside of the fovern- nieut. There is no analogy in (ho posi-; .Ion of the labor members of the Srlttsn government, possibly becauia" BritlsH labor Is sollflly far Ttctcry. revolution "lines at the front during the orgy of the "Broth er- noLm G? which lasteft for weeks and has nol been1 entirely checked. To these must he added "hundreds of German spies who wcrri Uicarccrat- ed In prleons and liberatcxl with ordin- ary criminals during the first hours ot the revolution, and, unlthown nuni- tiers ot German prifoners, of ,warfwho have taken advantage ti[ declared liberty fn Russia and-oEVth'e >Soniik1E apathy or'mlsunderatifidSngs of Ihe situation to" escape fron? Siberia auil 'elsewhere. 'All- these lopen meet London, May Internal crisis n Germany Is near, according lo an Exchange Telegram rllspalch from Amsterdam.' The -correspondent re- torted Berlin advices IniHcRlo that mu IM; unwn e he chancellor would survive in -a and will mean UmL freight! 1-cthbridgc KJltlc has hecn political swftei> hut thitj'orcisn Sec- 'handling at UllihrMsc wilt wounded in ih_e left arm and is now H completed' until the men agree lo No Redshaw Is Man Has Given His Life auLos and bring the editors to Lctb- Thai1 Pic. J. Martin of I.ethbridge liaa been killed on the fietd of batOc is reported in ibc casualty re- crlved this morning. The Herald lias been .unable lo discover whether or not this IE IHc. John Durns enlisle.d irilh a Lethbridge 'lllsliland battalion. 'details are as yet available. Pie, Herfshaw. morning brought word to his parents, JTr. and Mrs. A. 11. Kedshaw, I5lh SI. X., that (heir son, pto. The strike will Involve 35 employees j Arthur lipilshavr who enlisted with a Xlmmerinftn and jF lalorhl nnd olherB were ccrlainly lo JG ousted. Won't Make Statement. CopcnliaKon, via London, .May The Germanifl, of the clerical isrly InJIcalcs thai "Chancellor von Icttimaim-Hcllwcg floes nbl .Intend lo niako a Rtalcmcnt WHh regard in ,-Jhc> Hefclialflt. The chancellor has evirfenlly won over the CentrJata part of XBtlonol Liberal delegation' to his view that the irieaieaca terms a I present tlmo go back to work. WHEAT Chicago, May- tnent for May wheat vrlpcd from tlic loanl of traiSe ycs- lerday as speculative option was today fixed at a bushel. Wonderful Work of The Canadian Engineers Aided In Great Victory Gained (Dy Canadian Corres- pondent.) Canndifin Army. Headquarters 4ft France, May propctal to send engineers from the UiiiUu oisUa lo aid In working problems of Inc.. allied .nations Bfousos Inlcreat hifc, whoro extraordinarily1 difficult cdtldfltona'oE Ihs ol men, Rnrl supplies hive been overcptno un- der iho directloi) oi Ciuaul-o eera. Englnecra from allied coun- tries who have rlstted-Vlmy Rfrfga and the rcflon behind exprccfe pro- found edmjrttloa dt Ih6 of thi done In A few months, which TffAlty fnfhienc-