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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY THE LETittminnR DAILY PAGE TJrttRTEfiW PROBABLE CANDIDATES FOR PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSIONER DONALD May tanks mnde their first appearance op western front during the recent German offensive came out second test In their encounters with tho fcioro powerful and better managed Fuji accounts have Juwt reached the British general staff here of the first pitched battle between German and ftritlsh tanksIn which a squadron of otanka were The battle occurred nenr VillersBreton south of tho Somme In Oermnn tanks appeared In of the British line shortly before noon and started to roll up the flanks Of the British Infantry A call for help was sent to the nearest British lank camp and a Including both main and female tnnks shortly appeared on tho A rough nnd turbulent combat en Female Tanks The British female which appeared were but the arrival of the heavier male tanks completely changed iiituallon and the Germans tied after receiving a bad Meanwhile tho British had brought up several of tho new fast cruiser called tnnks which attacked enemys infantry Posi tions on a rolling up the German line from tho It developed that thls ridge was held by a Hue of ma chine gun posts while beyond tho crest a large German force was mass Ing in the open for an The tanks ran from shell hole to shell iioia inflicting terrible casualties and com pletely disorganized the enemys pre parations for t These seven tanks each with a full craw of twenty Inflicted lerrltiio casualties on the while tho suffered only a few men casual Tho tanks tholr base shortly before noon and wore back at tholr front stanks Procrastination is the thief of health Keep yourself well by the timely use and helpof of Amy In la QUEENS UNIVERSITY KINGSTON ONTARIO ARTS MEDICINE EDUCATION APPUED SCIENCE Meohnnlcnl and Electrical HOME STUDY Arts Course by Vfgtcc with one years uttemlence or four summer Summer School Navigation School July and August to April 19OEOf Blotchy Skin time you liavo looked into tho mirror and wished that your skin would bo like other people that you Without a Thin wish can be yours for the Wash the lotion of over your Dimples nnd blotches nnd wake up in the morning to find them Higlnbotham Irnao again by oclockin tho An officer commenting on this en gngcment to tho AasocIntBd PreBa says liriliah tank haw Just proved It Tho Ciiitninna have adopted them but la yet no that they have any number the start which we hnvo In tanlt construction we should bi iihl to con servo our superiority without difficul Tho results ot our employment of lanko tiro most encouraging view of tho question and we ought to dprlvo more benefit from them in tho Sir Henry NWcVigato wUodled a year ago in left nn estate worth the real ami personal estate was valued at in Quebec f in Manitoba Vand Saskatchewan Tho estate goes in ecjuftl to four spnsi and a daughtortnlawi ni3 of 000 Moaitreal i t Irish tJonapirarv is One Hundred Prisoners So Far Ixindon May of groat Important In conneotlon irlth an IrlBh consplrncy hars alien Into tho handB of Rorerninwit through the arrest by coast of a man with certain evidmiofi upon Hundred May Blnn Fein prisoners oontlnun n arrlvn from all parta of the Tho arrents BO far reported number nearly one hund A large number of residences wt prominent Sinn FolncrH were and their headquarters was raided and booka and In largo quantities wore Inimedlately after the police Iffi itiare was diBplay ed outside tlie build Ini a placard read ing as AirwijiJtelMn ButifneiiB No May Thoro been no disturbances anywhere In ths as far ns known a Dublin despatch u tho Evening the most pfrtklng featurs ot the governments nnupis was It switt nienta were carrloil tlirough like clock dumbfounding tlie Hlnn wlio boasted thai thn jvuthortties were afraid to arresl Do Vulera or any other leaders und wonld only med dle with the srmillor fry of the organ Another Leader Arrested May George chairman of th llnscommon town and president of ths Sinn Fein also was The only arrost reported at Corfe is that of a man namfid i Sinn Felners May All Stnn F91n membera of parliament have been ar yeatedl Dublin remain but there IB feeling i Auirtcian newspapers are they call GERMANY HAS STRIPPED THE RUSSIAN FRONT OF HEAVV ARTILLERY Picture shows heavy guns and men on Uio for their present of fen Undertaking 20 per cent Discount Ae prices are advancing fre we have bought an ex tensive Htock in order to protect tho public wo luvita you to itUl and see us before COUNTRY AND CITY ORDERS RECEIVE OUR USUAL PROMPT ATTENTION MacKay and MaoKay 803 3rd Phone 1802 Never Closed May following nrtlcln by Roland Hill has been rwMv here Fighting every Inch of tak ing tremendous toll from tho attack ing Mfnatlmes with French nl Mttait often an Infantry as well RB tho Canadian has slnuo ho beginning of the great German ffenaive covered himself with sucli M will live forever In British nilifary The recapture of the wood north of Moreuil and the of a squadron into a Iraftory German machine according o tholr comrade in the cavalry n a clash with Tho wholn poration IB regarded as tho moat araoua notion of tho Prloe Not Excessive Cansrta must be prepared to find many if fccr sona gone hut the prlco d not In additlori to urniag tho tide of battla at various ilaces in the forward areas they prac ically savod General 8lr ienry visiting Canad an cavalry on April 3 each unit In turn and told them that tin wo woods they bad recaptured from he Iho Moreuil and llfle were the dominating fea Uie poafleBHlon of which might at time have boen fatal to the defence of Mo other le available to retake vital positions find their cour age and determination had turned the fortunes of the lie said ha had sent a cable to Sir Robert Borden tell ng him of the uchlnvomonts of the Canadian After the Canadian cavalrys ad ventures in the French lines they re While thoro they eealved Information that the Germans had just south of road mid was rap Ijr KVBotttJJien and homes wero great r fatigued by their oontinuouB flEht rig but with the French they moved foewmrd with splendid spirit when in atftuotions arrived at on nth that they were to cross the rivers quickly and de aJT oneray by every poseiblo fklgli spirits the squadrons past RelniBcourt of Senecat Wood into wliere the crossing of the Avre River was practically Jalalng thi northern end of Wood they found by machine gun firo that the enemy were in force and did not mean to yield this position which ave them such good The general determined to attack the wood ind if possible drive the enemy rom his own headquarters in a little wood adjoining and only a few yards from the enemy he directed opera He Bent one squadron of Roy al as an advance guard to reconnoiter the northeastern portion of the and they charged round in true cavalry The squadron swept round the southwestern end of the position witli Instructions to cross through and Join their comrades at the extreme south ern The third squadron followed he first squadrons tracks a few niin Although exposed to two lines of machine the first squad oat managed to gain and estab lish themselves in the northeast corn er meeting with heavy resistance from German who charged them with tho but they were no match for the Canadian horsemen who sabred scores of them second had been just successful al though not quite getting in tquch at he but they found themselves being badly handled by machine gun fire from Moreuil The third also ran into the machine guns and they were compel led to swerve to Uie left as many pf the horpeswero Horse Lord Strathconas Horse then enter I the They sent a squadron at tho gallop to reinforce the northeast ern corner and the remaining squad NEW ITALIAN Tho Forlanlnt holds the worlds altitude record o feet made by the Thlu alrshfp has a carrying capacity of ronn llaniiuiiliul and ftUnckerl the section of Ilic IlKmy which had been partly cut off by thn flrnt two nquad TerrificficlitliiK wna taklnK placa amoriK tmow the GornianB foufilit ovciry Many of fha eiifmy U1 refuBing to but a larno imrty of about rellrml Tho lorman muuhlnn sun nbout twnlvo iunn nt thn bead of the which had toll from other on ho eastern flec tion of ihf iijfiiln caught tho This eighty swiMved to tlui away from tho wood nil attempt tc avoid thn for i finie tlnlr position seemed Subsequently the who Wan in saw his opportunity nnd charged point blank at ihn cutting tho crown to pieties with their Reform back aialn and com pletely dfntniycul tlia buttery until the of lie Germnn army on tho hill Then with only hnlf his forcn ho joined his com IHdns in Ihi this gallant officer severoly Them Ihen occurred ii aangninary hand to hand Tlio fighting rnaulted in capture of this sec tion of lie wood and nljsolnto ex termination of Art show ing the Btubhornesii of tho one German shot through both legs and the refused In the Can adian stretcher bearers touch say Ing he would rather die The second squadron of Royal Can adian Dragoons was still held up on tho western of thn ft squadron of the Fort larfy was in tborrfc eqUfldron dnshnd over thn Klgh at Moreuil t a position woult enahle thini tn keep tho from tho high ground On th northiirn face of the W06d tho colonel took two unmounted rons of the Stratliconan and made i tllrcef attack OH fhe Oernmns were trying to reimtabllHli thomielvWi Their casualtUs were husrvy tho party might havx benn wiped ont the enemy not been nervous tho two simultaneous aUnrks on hit At 11 oclock this party had ovef como all resistance and the whole wood wttli flxoeptJon of a small portion in Ae in the Caftj adlan The prompt arrival of a British Brigade on the section of the wood nimbled Uie Can adians to beat off heavy counter at tacks and they on all through the night and tho next afternoon when British battalions reliev ed The fierceness of the Canadian cav alrys attack had not tfnly deprived the Huns of much coveted observation but had delayed him until the line could bfe organized and ARMY SERVICE CORPS draft of fifty men in charge erf Captain Se Rritn arrived from Winnipeg this ing to Join tho Canadian Army Service Corps depot TVie strength of the depot is about 300 YUKON CASE May Tukon election case comes befone the iiguin on This afternoon BolicitorOeneral presented the second roport of committee on privileges and elections wfth a motion that it be considered on May The motion was without Q UNIONMAM Overalls Shirts Gloves Kntwn fnm HfCtmt Myraneralu Uie best cloth I uae stands 68 pounds pressure to the square Sujch prescora would go the visual cloth likeaUiuk tltrougUthe Qmnnan UJNtt IIMITCO TOMQNIfe 100 Important Notice ta the Government restricting the use of Fats and Sugar after June 1st Overseas Cakes will not be worth Orders will be taken by Kirkby up till May 25th for Overseas also Wed ding which will be prohibited after June CHINESE COOLIES IN FRENCH GARDENS producing food for the Over half a million Cliinese employed In Krunuc und Rirkby Phone 1627 ;