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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHHIUDGK. ALBEKTX, TUESDAY, MAY 21. J918 Your Dollar Needed Here H you ttvo dol- or ten you fund of eallor. of navy mmhant marine nd their depwd.nta. Tht. hai ettonllon In Uthbrldge, and dwervlng of muoh Mwort Sir Alex.nder. Gait clwphr of I. O.P.E. ltd thi vii? wlth a of Surely -nthar End In- dividual In Uihbridoa cm Msirt .thlt fund, very Famous Anzac Troops Severe Fighting Rush a German Position Ominous Silence Has Greeted the Dramatic Action of me Government in Ireland SOME SAY LORD FRENCH HAS WON' -A GREAT VICTORY rrablln, !ter rciiolntlon de- aoanelns Stoil, Fein, deportations ks an attest to fllscredll ana disrupt Ireinnd's iinUcfl resistance to con- serinliun aSd to prejudice Ireland s tiase.in Uso eyes qMrlendly aonnlrles Vas by Ihe nutl-eonscrlplloTi bouferoaee which met at Mansion rioase An official a'feteaisBt staled, smong bj John DiUdD. and JoJcph DOT- iln, the Irish. Katlonallst lend era, was Itsuei aftai1 ihS It Insists or (ho right ol Iriaiimen to bo arralsned in their country and declares lhat i en nliemb't was. bems mailo to poison mind at tio English people; The stalemcnl coEciudes: standing" stendtaBt on onr good rishla, wo' shall neverj.'cease lo appeal lo all Wends of.human free- Alom or io thntilre foi' wie- the present attempt to force civil WBJ on ihe Irish peojjlo by a trans- imrenliy Calso pretext' of mlllfary -ex- pcdlency doos not -really cover. x- wicked "plot oi Bigllsh politicians to -B the'.naelvca from their broken materially. your odntilbu- tlon to the.Herald ofTles, rftarkad for thi Sallore'and their enlt, end It will duly mhnoul- Men Are Oat Hpn. G- D. Robertson Hastens West pledge to At ray PrtCTn Qore Booth, jisler ot'llia Coubtess Markov lei, who was arrested in Dublin last week, In- fo'rnW tieiDaily thai ehe saw the coujlteBs arrive In rxmion on Sun- Vos taSea' to Bbo reirtatiii. So oae Is-.p4rmllleil lo visit hefe'f Bilvef onSer la cmm- ei( under Uie'-IJeAefiae- 'Act' to hoard or offer In el'ceedlEg Jhelr kit value, Exctterneht London; Kay torbaV eboence of excitement In Dublin IB imported In nil. Ihe dlspalch'es 'to tho mornlnt newspapsrs from Ihe Irish capital anil 'ns far as fs known (here bsve been no untoward Incidents in connection wllh Ihe Sian Felii arrests anpvhcre In the country. There nre rio outward Indi- cations that anything has happened, Is. happening or Is about to happen out- side Ireland's daily routine. Tho Whit Monday holiday passed in Iho customary manner. Tile horse racing al Baldayle "nil plher sporting Svenls were attended by the usual, lively .Seaside resorts wero throng Winnipeg, Mar The city conn- 4ll secret aesslon.thls morning. Txivl'd CafflEbell, Winnipeg lawyer If triflngto arrange a.BettlenMt ol tho Btrlfe In.cp'nsultatlou.wilu the council: r Ernest HoWnKm, eeoretarr of th. Ttadcs and Labor Council, this morn said that about" M .nieo wll ba-on In Winnipeg today.1 Thi sltetlon seema (6 grow more Barioir Th'e'atreet car men decided laa night to give notice this morning (ha Ihey would quit .work morning ot The men Joining the strikers thi are. thoaa employed In. th railroad shops. The 'three rallroai jSopn In Wnnipeg and Tranicona art The l engineer Hon Q, labor repn eentatlf 6 In' life -Federal gorernmen IS linnrins -from tae eftsl'to try ietlla the B treisnrer.of I UnUed Grain ha complete, P. uiixmu visiiii. >j> Inp been selected as. tie-third me ber of tho board.-' He.will James AiiliS, Ihe city and R. P. _thd me IN THE FACE OF A TERRIFIC FIRE OUSTED THE HUNS Ihe British Army In France ay work was don nday by the-Australians on tb> ulhern front whereby they capture [le-Snr-Aiicre, and advanced there- on a' front ol thre oosand yards. Tbo overseas men ar Ifllng tie new. posltionfi strongl jnday and more than four Ihoasan Isoners were sent back to th agea. Again tho Australians hai In lio face of great obsta- es that 'indomitable spirit which has oil for them in such hard struggles tho past. These men, who made Encn a orious record in the tjie roodzinde Cross Roads last summer, wbtnJ the same officers ivho carried through the colors 'at Broodzlhde. tormed their way into Vjille-Stir-Eiiere unday morning across the nto whose toul waters .they sank deep at times. Llohtnlne Stroke. The attack began at two o'clock In he morning w'MIe tho ..mists were till hanging ovfcp the sluggish waters of Iho Ancre, blanketing the boggi racts on either side. At be Australians surged fnrwnrd aaalns ho spur of high ground west of Morlancou'rt and by a lightning stroke wrenched thla elevation'from Ihe en- emy From this rise the British ;were Lhen abb Jo look down on Iho ruins of Ville-Sur-Altcre, which llea In the GERMAN AEROPLANES are no respecters, of tbe casts of Canova and shells that fell Into thi, Joined church of Passagno, Italy, lore their way Intfl tives shells that fell Ino i, oine curc o as, tte rooms where treasure of the sculptor'B hand crowded, like fugitives in a bomb proof. Evklteiee of'Plot of the Sintlago, Ch'ic, ercna, capital of the province of Coqulmbo, was Ehakcn tevtrely today by earthquakes." A Ip.rge number of bullcltnQB ors to have bctn LOSS OF LIFE Valparaiso. Chile, May ia reported hern that th ore was lose of life In tha earthquake yea- terday at Larsreni, where a largo number of buildings were damag- ed. .Fire started In the cenUo of the town, further low. The shock was felt to 3 ex- tant in neighboring WashlnEton.: Hiy :lt fend! to confirm otlicg belvreen 'German and Irish ho statement from that seats .in this 'country lor an uprising n Ireland have bevn uncovered by nltod ogenlB and partly responsible for the recent rrcst ol by the British >vernment. This may be made ubllp soon, Is -.understood tp show etinltely that' jrbh mainly inn'Foln syui'patlilzcrs in tho United itates, have bec'u in loucli with Ger- ia, man, representatives who agreed to urhish uioney to. fitiance n rebellion in-Ireland possibly lo send arms arid Ireland by sub- marines 'or, bJocSade runners. There Tfas even sbiner'discnsston of the chances'of sending .German soldiers to take part in'.warfaro on Irish soil. VBlley'.'of tho river from which ,lt takes its natne. Alter driving this entering wedge, tiie Australians advanced xtn let from'iho south and .north. Thu set fnr a time when thc_ had fanned to reacli "diannel [wits great driyo fji l-taiice be- series of arrests several days hail direct coimection with plans to con- script tho Irish. Some information was ibtained Germans now held in ntern m en t camps in this There Is Indication also that the seat ot the .German-Irish: uegotlitlons WES transferred at times lo olher American republics. It was made plain here that the Unit- States government's Interest in tho Irish plots is solely to prevent Ger many? by ;this methodj from attacking co-belligerents ot the Uniled States and' Ibat Ihe American government is not seeking to meddle In tbo Irish sit uatibn except for this reason. As soon-as all the persona suspect- ed ot liarticipailnfi in the conspiracies are arrested, the evidence already gathered may be made public.to show the liecessiiy tbe plot at Ihia {iiie.- TKe German Was Not Oyer'ly Snc- cessf nl London, May Ot twenty thirty Gotha machines which took part 'in the raid on London Sontar nlsht, five are reported oftlclnuy io have been bronght down. Ottlclal confirmation la -lacking to the. report that two others fell in fhe North Sen. One of tb.o'.rafdere'Wiw -engaged- by ,a British airman who" fired at close range until tho machine '1 Raids'Over Cologne and MetZ Only a Growing Bold, FRENCH GAIN A NOTABLE VICTORY LOCAL OPERATION Pnrb, May Mall and Empire Frcnc.h mil- itary critics cccrn to be of the opinion that Saturday's allied serial activity over Mctz snd'Col- ogne IB a prelude to the greatest nlr offensive of Iho war. They point particularly to the new and bold methods of oltacVlna In till) open daylight as en Indication Cf the decision of the. allies to pur- sue A of aggression In the air.- LltuL Col. RoUMet, cno of foremost- military orrUcs In France, writes that Inter-si- lled conference which mtc.ii In Parlt has for one of the ttudy of new tartlci In the air. -Tho exact nature of the plan'tald cannot be publlo, he says, 'but they ta p'rcducs Qreat results. French' Front. May official llate- ment Irom war cilice tonighfi "There was no Infantry activity. Tha trtlllery bombardment was vlo- lent at south of the Arre and at several points In (ho region o( iloct Dldlor and Lasslgny. "Army of Ibp Bast, Slay Thero was reciprocal artillery firing in tho region ot Doiran. There was Intermllf tent artillory and, rifle tiring on .the Serbian front where enemy patrols were repnlsod before they -were able to: reach our wire entanglements In th eac Corna llend and in the region Dublin, May ftln. crowds, .seaside resuiia nvtv uabllu. May od.'as the golf courses at Cros-1 who den. Nobody seemed to caro about miaaion represent probablo new arrests, or tbe old ones. caa labor-clelesatlon n One of.'the correspondent-rot -the Unfavored to Daily Mali says the calm.is sensallonal holel_ (d6clai1ng .loudly, that The men. sanX'to their fences illmy mud as'they pushed on-'a.hd of; ten they struck-' sheets of -water through which they had to wade up to' theirihlpSi while their, feet were the morass beneath. They were part by a creeping barrage from the British artillery and behind this 'screen of breaking eteel they worked lorwardjdeteruiinedly.; rv .lust northeast of Morlancourtt if 8 hill which the Germans had manned heavily wilh machine guns and from this elevation, the- enemy pumped a steady stream of bullets across the mist-shrouded marshlands In an Bl tempt lo slop the onrushlng Austral lans. II wns desperate work bu there was no hesitation on tho part 0 the assaulting troops. T..e Australians rushed the defense In tbe face of Ihe heavy liro anc bombed the Germans out. at close ys the caim.is senBuuuiiMi hotel lobby by oecianius mat nmi the people appear to bo unpcrlurb-l not jresting Ihe Sinn 1 ed utterly by tbe recent dramatic'.de- pcin (airly. The'membtrs He erliAli mission replied Ihey would "But appearances are deceptive. bt! glad i0 to all.sMes and thai 1 Dublin-In not constitul-l thoy proposed (o vlew.the Irish quee> lonal Nationalists one generally fnoats without prejudice, but .that, they lierc are not representative ol the hot- not (ako tides in Internal Brl- hloona who have given slrength to the questions. Blnn'FcIn. Moreover, "the whole mission arrived on Saturday, country evidently Is slaggercd They'had luncheon ,with Iho-- lord Boddcnness" ot (he government's ncllon mayor there'and then .cimo here with Imd the lo commit lha mayor ofvDublln, .spending themselves lo any opinion until tho Sunday anil' Momlfltf.here. They at- evidence against those undor arrest Is. tended the services on _ om quarters, nlamluiE on Iho bank of-a road anil hurling scries ot.eiplo3lv.es down among Iho struggling masses of tfttlves inoraft Intense Floating. the llaliy Express from Dublin .__ "If Lord tfrench had won a gfoM Utonailst vlctoryon (lie western front ho could 1 interviews wllh.several Irish not'havo ridelvea more congralula- lions', ttvn-tfi Uona fr6fn tho Irish than hns'been fhs Sinn Poln ana more corded htm for the suppression of the seditious Sinn Fein. The country has recovered IW tiormn! Icmperalure. Held In Abeyance In (ho meantime every ono In Ire- and Great Drltaln Is awaiting produclloa ot Ihe proof of a German plot artJ In quarters It Is believed --tare-there ought nol lo bo any .delay in making it poblfc. H Is reported from several sources, lhat the govern- 1 menl havo no prcscn.1 .Intention of publicly nrralgnlng those fltidef Trie7 (iue1lSar d Irish conscription! ideal Jffcajher for .the .continues to bold MUfillon. H'ln arc growing crops, grain a sorted lit At ccaecrlption hna not bwn chanci to stoOl spjehaid shape, diiannoned bat tlitit It Is held In Not M .Germans. Tho lighting la.the village ot Vllle- Sur-Ancra wag intense: The Ausfral- ans battered their, way. forward by ne'er force engaging the. enemy, at close quarters wllh riflea and bayo nets There was mo stop-JInf; them and tho Australians kept orilunOV they had stormed their way to the Surther eldc. The were stnwn-wltl enemy dead when the victory hail been completed and n stream.ot prisoners were (lowing back lo the rear. Two incidents during the fighlini shows striking contrasts -'tlial, need no explanation. .One German Eurtei dered to nn 'AnstraHan corporal, the when Iho.'corporal ritlo (he German shot Oerman. mol the quick, and painless fate'which Is meted out lo hla Ilk on tho battlefields. Counted On It wes to be freed entirely rom British Influence if possible and the Germans counted strongly on the rislf trouble to divert Great Britain's altc'ritifen' from the lighting In Franco, Ihe channel ports at Ihe very Uiiiofwhon it would bo most.neces- saryifor (ho country to keep calm to preVent a German invasion. Information concerning theso plot? has-been gatherer! by several investi- gating agencies o! the'United States government and turned over .to the slate department which forwarded it to representatives ot the British gov- ei-nmcul. In many cases the informa- tion .provided lea'Is.'to which British secret agents found evidence of plot- ting in Ireland. Negotiations were al- lowed to proceed for some time In the hope that more of Ihe plotters would bo rotimtcil up eventually anil ae arrests arc lielleved lo have been r'derbd by nrlllfh orflcjala at Ibis imp, because it became known lhat ri open outbreak wns about to lie pre- cipitaled. It was hinted .ioday that a number of Sinn Fein sympathisers In Slates are under watch for urthcr devclopinonta Irish a: The secret system of negotiation had been in progress for several months, For the Atro'ciliea of the Turks On Armenians in The Cnucasus London. May Russian com- missioner for foreign affairs it was made known Ioday, sent the following wireless message on April the German foreign office. "in the Turkish advan-i In (he Cau- casus, the peaceful population Includ- ing women and children is being cut down ruthlessly by Ibe thousands. The treaty we were forced lo sign at Brest-Lituysk .provided lhal tho popu UUions at'Arilahiin, Knrs anil liatum should have full freedom and the right lo control..their.destiny In their own way. events in these regions show that the policy of extermina- tion which has been followed for Ihe last ten years Is Btill holnK pursued. hi n cloud. Shortly afterwards'1 tho machine burst' Into- Damn at of 7000 feet tell'a Atiolher -machine wasrliroiiebt .down wbile attempting to escape., and: owi w'as'd'estroyeri flf'lh was set afire and' fell Itilo' North Sea. A few dozen bombs wpre droppeil on cerlaln parts of Ibe.Lpndra doing. In a few cases 'only.'rib Incon- siderable damage lo Email dwelling houses. Two fires "'were cnused' in large buildings but they. well umlcr control. Some' dwelling houses were wrecked by the bombs and much glass was broken. KAIOII Petrograd. Sunday, May the Associated .event are reported from wher tbe trans-Baikal Cossacks are oppose to tbe convicts and lighting.under.th command of General hav Joined forces with Chinese delnch mcuts and are marching on Chltn. Th Chita Soviet Is raising a. force to 6 poso General Scmenoff's advance.. SIoscow advices, under date ot 5Ia 12, previously received, reported -a advance of General Femcnoff wes st ten years is Btill liolnK pursued, auva.icu ui n "Hesponslbillty for atrocities among ward along the trans Siberian railwa the Armenian people In Ihe regions with Nichta as his mimed ate obje present occupied by Turkey lacc yesterday north ol Ilethuno was lictvy." Belgian Operations; Washington, May war- operations were detailed In a telegram received Ioday at the Belgian legation as lollows: "AdJUUint Deniulenieesler has brought down his tenth airplane. In. Hve this aviator set liro to'threo war balloons. In f'o'lntid, a. uanlc Germany began consuinlng.lierl.5iT crop" 'of wheat two monlhS before It was Intended lo start .Iho German potato crop -Itts- not tilrned out-nearly as well n.fl'Go.rmaB agricul- tural Ubjea 'Durlte tie night of Jlay lo, Oer- mans drooped bombs, on Ihe hospitals al Hoogstade and at Calais. "The usual artillery combats con- tinue along tbe entire front. de- feated ail attempt lo approach ono ot positions west ol Langeaarck.' HORSE MEAT CpMES HIGH Hurlch, May (Via Tteulers Ot- tawa Horses (for slaughter, wero'.s'old.on Iho Vlonna market on Tuesday ,nt thn tin precede nled-prlco nf. jroo 76 !fl IM pounds sterllogi' ;