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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ALB MAY tfctaW NUMBER Allied Airmen Hun Concentration Airmen in Extensive Raids Bomb German Factories and Troops IN FIGHTING ON 37 ENEMY AEROS ARE DOWNED May spite of deter mined opposition by German alr British aviators on Thursday nropped on factories aifd the railway station at In Herman starting a fire on the After bombing the the Britishers turned on the enemy hrid in aerial saya an official Jssiied last des troyed five1 of the enemy One of the British airplanes was In Intense aerial fighting on the western front Wednesday 37 German i airplanes were accounted for by Brlj tlsh 11 British mn nhines are reported The of ficial statement says Enemy air craft was active in the early morning and again fn tHe evening Wednes hbstlle scouts attacking our bombing machines with particular in Twentyfive German ma chines were brought down and 13 driven down out of One shctidown by machine gun fire from the Eleven of our airplanes ere After dark our night flying squa Brons dropped over 14 tons of bombs on the railway stations at Lille and on the enemy blllAs tit and Bapaume and Ona ot our eel and rail way station at In Gor On crossing the vby ten tcoutB aiitf a running took place Along the entire way to Ry the timeSaarbrucken was reached twentyfive hostile machines had col lected and were attacking out air planes with tho utmost In Spite attacks twentyfour heavy bombs were dropped on our ob Several bursts were seen km a railway and a fire was Having attained their our airplanes concentrated their ef forts on fighting the enemy s ofwhich were brought One of our was seen to be shot All of the others HUNS IN RUSSIAN ARMY May Mall and Moscow pondent the Dally News between and troops of tho new Infantry and artllleryftook parade on May Day and snowed better disci pline arifl had guffs and horses than any Count Von the German am must harebeen delighted to see a German1 and Aus trian who been sworn to support the marchlnR past with revolutionary banners f bearing German OFFENSIVE German Offensive When It Comes Again Witt Be of the Fiercest Nature WORK FOR OUR RIDERS OF THC A of thfi work which Is In store in France for the men of the Royal Northwest Mounted now training for In INFANI1RIALIIY Rauters Ottawa compiled by the local government board based on in formation from German sources show k fall iu the birth rate In Germany dur ing the three Equivalent to the loss of two million per fewer births bccurred In 191ti than in These tigures are compared with a decrease pt ten per cent Iu the birth in England and v The infantile mortality has been kept well but neverthe less the report shows it is fifty per higher than in This fact baa to u large extension of Infant welfare work in Germany in tvhlch voluntary aocteties have played an active but the movement is becoinjng one Increasingly in tbe con trol of the The infant death rate in Germany in 1913 was 151 a as compar edwith 108 in England and The rates in 1914 for Saxony knd Bavaria respectively 164 173 193 per An abnormal increase In infant mor tality during the drat months of the War Is shown by the fact that in Prus la In the thirdAquarter of the rate rose from to 143 in Saxony from 140 to 242 and In Bavaria from 170 to The records In England and Wales to not show any abnormal mortality ftmong infanta during early months of the WILSON RECIPROCATES HA Li OUR SENTIMENTS May through a public address or a dip lomatic note President Wilson In i the near future may tike oasasion to comment upon and supplement the statement made yeeterday by Korelgn Minister Half our 4n the British hguse of It le authoratlvely stated todayv that the American government fully reeiproeates Bslfpurs ixorestionf ef confidence and Many Unions Out On Strike and Civic Businessis Tied Up faces today the probability of general strike the arising out ot the differences between theVcity elec water worksthen and team ojer an inccefme With tlio telephone oper ators oh a eympatlietlc and nearly a score ol ualons ser iously contemplattagA Win nipeg faces a The street railway men to that her e event of a street car Out a Two big meetings In Winnipeg last night marked the aBiamblifegot forces in the On tfte iabor men met in large numbers In Trades Hall and the spirit of the was all for fight and no On the other a meeting ot the business men of the city In the Uoyal Alexandra resulted in the formation of a special committee of business men numbering to with the city in every possible in opposing the meet ing of business men legisla tion making strikes in and strikes ot fireman and policemen at any a criminal The Federal government apt yat ap pointed the board of arbitration de manded by the Winnipeg city council as a means of question an gfticar of woa tue M to recelve4 He gives no to the In cident which won him the save that it was fgr J5 Kilmer was idiool staffs as Ijistructor be fore Whqir in Knglunt he NOW RESISTING Czechs ahd Slavs From Austria Are FightingWith Rus sians Now May and JugoSlava taken prisoner by the Russians while fighting with Austro Hungarian armies have organized an army which now is resisting the Teu tonic invasion of the Serbian legation here was informed todayMn a cablegram from London from Captain an officer of the Who has arrived Captajn said part of the corps had reached Japan through Siberia and planned to join the allied armies at Saloniki and on the western MILL HERE 1ST Gets Order to Turn in That Much Wheat to Fort In furtherance of the recent order of the board ofgraln commissioners that the mills in the west should ship wheat In store without the Ellison Milling and Elevator bere this morning received a specific order from the board to as soon as bushelsOf to Fort Wil The companyis making prepar ations today to move out this which will be over 75 and they hope to have the order filled by June To the Herald yesterday manager of the Ellison com stated that the order requiring the return of surplus flour was already producing At one of their out lying points one farmer 1600 What Is bothering Green is In the case of a return of It appears to be up to Up milling com pany to return the However a ruling is being asked on this and it Is possible government will pro vide a system of credits to cover tbe value of the returned FIFTH WINTER OF May In a apeech before the Wurttem burg Herr one of the leaders of the Progressive aald that a fifth winter of war was now Germane must make up their mlnde to face he In eteed of obtaining the victory hoped for during the CASE SOON May case taken no longer than the importance on tbequestion properly Our award will be prepared with all ible speed and the result announced M soon as this board There been no point in the case which not beeu properly touched upon dealt and we cannot claioj tUa we have uot beeij given the fullest io formation and every light up oruthe difficulties in TJ difficulty is there has not been fight between So declared Sir William it the close of the proceedinga of Canadiuw Northern arbitration bujisc yesterday Osgoode For the Kiddies v Those who innual re port of the Nureing Million in yesterdays not fall but impweeeeflfcrith the won work being accom plished for in the The Local CoOnell of Women are holding a Saturday for the benefit child welfare and particularly for the be nefit of the fund td establish a pure rhlik etatlpn for babies In le a most val uable andHshould have the hearty euppoftVief1 a the citi Dont forget the tag day v TO VISIT THE FRONT Will Be in Premier Bordens to Lethbridge Cancelled BRITISH SUBS IN BALTIC DESTROYED May seven British submarines destroyed by their crews at Helsingfors to pre vent their being captured by the Germans reached the Baltic Sea either through the straits between Denmark and Norway and Swe den or by way of ac cording to an Admiralty state An Admiralty statement re ceived Thursday night reported that the crews of the submarines had reached England com ing by way of At the time the English submarines were blown up at Helaingfora the Russians similarly destroyed four of their American submar ines at Huge Deal for in the Lake Big Deals With tie of seeding in themiddle and northwestern States there has been a new IntluxJof land buyers into Southern Alberta which bids fair to rival rush which occurred during the latter part of February and and new deals are being put through One of the largest which was just consummated this makes Charles Gritmaii and associates of the owners of acres about 20 miles south of Grassy for a considera tion of The land was sold to the Idaho parties by the Lathrop Land of and comprises the north half of 13 and all of 23 and 24 In township range W The company delivered the pur Ciiasers acres of the land in and the remainder in the raw Nat one of the new is now on the ground two traction and horses and machinery and all the tract will be broken up this summer with the ex ception of about 200 which will be held for Build New is an experienced lum berman from Idaho and is shipping in sufficient lumber for three com plete sets of farm buildings which will be erected on the land this sum Gritmana interests are be Ing looked after by of who with Le Marlnel bought Lathiops big Grassy bake farm last Other The Lathrop have also sold re cently to the three Abbott brothers from the ucres in Range 13 and in in the Skiff They aro moving right in and getting ready to put the land under Lathrop states that he started out With intention of bringing into the uountry this year settlers who would put under ami he believes ha will succeed in reaching the acre Quarter Million John land agent for theCanada Land uud Irrigation of Medicine formerly the South ern Alberta Laml is in the city To The Hutaid he stated that the company had during the paat a ijuarter of a million dol lars worth of land in their half mil lion acre The sales have most been Of dry though the com Mny to deliver water to an irrigated tract of acres east of McLtme that the Utoyement of settlers the United is very Premier Stewart will not be able to visit Lelhbridge on May as he is leaving short ly to Join Premier Martin of Saskat of Mani of whom wiirbe attached to Premier Bordens party to the Imper ial conference in The western provincial premiers will be taken on a visit to the forces at the front In They will visit all the Canadian camps in England and tho and nlso the war They will be guided in Ihis trip by Pherson ot la Sir Robert Bordeu is also to be accom panied by Rowell and Arthur LINES IN WEST Local Member Urges Necessity v of Facilities for Out lying Settlers RESENT ATTACK ON WEATHER The average temperature through out the West lias been oter 60 degrees during th last and been frost severe damage the High low the dOate on the Canadian northern railway pol icy in the Buchanan de fended the demand for the construc tion of branch lines in Western Can He instanced cases in Southern Alberta where people had been in the country ten or more years and werj still twentyfive aud fifty miles from a These people had been assured railroads would be They were not pestering the govern ment about construction during the war but were busy raising grain and carrying it a long to existing these people could oot be expected to stay foraver such long distances from transporta tion They could not bo patient If the branch lines did not come they might be forced to get up and get out and then the country be the Buchanan strongly urged that the Canadian Northerns promise should be carried out and also the where they had agreed to build branch lines into country long There was no parallel line aa in nor thernAlberta there was only the one railroad system and it did not own Buchanan also expressed satis faction with the premiers announce ment of railway He was glad the to be taken entirely out of the hands ofMacKenzle and Mann and placed under the direction of a board of directors named by the As to the other rail especially the Grand Trunk it was wise that the government should not hurry into a It was bet ter to be a little slow and than and the Lord Robert Cecil They are As Worthy as Those of Britain May a brief gen eral discussion iu the Lord Robert minister of gave an explanation his peacej of fensive which was given to the press May be directed asamat EnglandBtuthat would put out offers which tMeymight think would be Brit He said that a peace offensite is an different thing from peace The of tensive designed to help the German armies in the and he believed that one would be forthcoming when he gave the Phillip nuide an attack uponthe demands of saying that they were and Lord Robert said that he was forced to repudiate that statement with all tlie strength he The attack is without foundation and he For what purpose it was except to assist the I cannot We believe the aims of Italy to be as high and pure as any other belligerent and we value her assistance to the great est possible We are deter mined to preserve our alliance with as we are with the other al Referring to Lord Robert said We have no quarrel with Russia at On the contrary the Rus sian people we have always desired tc be on the closest possible terms ol We are anxious to do all we can to support and assist the Rus sian people to preserve Russia as a great not only but in the period after the Lord Robert denied that Great Brit ain had any quarrel with the Bolshev iki over their domestic saying That is a matter for Russia and Russia We have no other desire than to see Russia powerful and MARTIAL LAW May law has been proclaimed at Odessa by tbe Austrian cotnmandaiit at the request of the according to Berlin advices forwarded in an Exchange Telegraph despatch from Street fighting in Odessa is At Kiev Austrian patrols are in street day and thousands of persons are fleeing from the Berlin expects to receive sheen aud hogs shortly from Koumeniu anu of cereals in July or TURK PERSECUTION OF JEWS CONTINUES May aecution of Jews In Turkish occu pied territory in Palestineie not yet according to the Jew ish correspondence bureau Of four thousand Jews in the city of the tea of three thousand are out Turkish commander In thst dis and now miniater of at Constantinople new to remaining slow but sure agcei the GOES BACK TO CQMMITTEK May Yu kon election case goes back to the committee on aud Following dis cussion which lasted for a large part of the day fol lowing two divisions pt the a motion of nonconcur rence was and the re port of the committee returned for further Weather and Ger man Offensive Expeqted to Start Very Shortly WILL BE ON BIG SCALE NEW FORCE BRITISH May German artillery fire is increasingly active from Locon to Hinges along the western side of the Flanders sal lent and between he forest of Nleppe and on the north ern side of the the War Office ON FRENCH FRONT May artil lery fighting In the region of Hall southwest of is re ported In todays official state EXPECT HUGE DRIVE With the British Army in May allies are still waiting for Field Marshal Von Hindenburg tOShow his No more weather could be imagined than has favored the western front in the last fortyeight but even this has brought no change In the military The Germans continue to remain comparatively inactive In their sunbaked de and It not for the grumbling of the the clouds of dustalong the lines of trans port and the flight of airplanes winding their way across the bat tle It would be real ize that a war was going Notwithstanding there has no relaxation of the tension Which has existed along the front for many It la realized that the enemy may strike at any Certainly no one doubt a that sin ambitious offensive Is In prepara tion and the time necessary to complete theplane must have about run Its The delay is In Itself an added Indication that the German push Is to be one of great magnitude and Thle next battle may easily be the for the Germane undoubtedly will tempt once more to emaeh entire ly through the allied v SAMMIES With the American Army In May of the new American army have arrived cone of British In Northern France avid are now completing In thearea occupied by the which are blocking the path of the Germane to the channel Extremely May wai made here today that troops arrived tn Nortberi France in the tone occupied by Brl tish The announcement con eludes with the statement that relations between the American anj British officers and soldiers are ea tremely New May can troops referred to as the nei American despatchea todai their arrival in tbe zone ol British operations In France are thi forces being brigaded and with the probably on the dera battle They are no troops detached from General Penh t ings present but are pert ol the new movement of troops from th United forecast by Premie i Lloyd George time Air Actlvltiee British Headquarters in France May Reuters Ottawa Ag of the fighting of thi last twentyfour hours has been aerial Last taking advantage ot a cleai moonlight the Germans carried out t aeries of bombing raids against th buck areas o the allied On rairplanes are ceaselessly busj where the Germans an thickest and where their commimida lions are most Were Disappointed A German noncommissioned ofttcsi CfiptureoVlately throws light on the dif appointment the Germans sustained BJ tjjeir unsuccessful attack on theBel front on April He says tin operation was designed to develop inu a great flank turning So curtain was the high command of sue oesK that the kaiser came to the to witness the battle having in hit pocket the the next high est German decoration to the fidei ppui le which he to bestow upon the general directing the But when the kaiser left the Ysar the decoration still tinkled iu hU i Leave lias been opened in the Ger man fourth army farmers snji ag rlealtural laborers and it ia able liow popular the cry ty sett has ;