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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA; TllfUSDAV, ALXitiST 1, 1918 FRONT REAPINGlHE HARVBST OF .REVOLT IN RUSSIA NOW German Attacks Repulsed; Allies are Able to Make Some Slight Advances KAISER NOT FRJGHTENED BY U. S. FORCES, BUT PREDICTS SOME YEARS MORE WAR Socialists Denounce' Bolshe- viki and Appeal' to People Step in Allied Policy 'UP TO JAPAN NOW TO MAKE NEXT MOVE IN POLICY Amtlerdam, Aug. coming of American armies tg Francs and numerical Ihe part of the allies does not frighten Ger- many, declares Emperor William In a proclamation to the German army and navy., "Vital forces which are streaming across the sea to the enemy, he said, "are being-attacked by German submarines, which are certain of Serioui War Ahead from jho horrors anil devastation o ho enemy. "In the second and Ihird years o Amsterdam, Aug. Wil- liam has Issued a proclamation dated August 1, addressed to the German army and navy, saying that they are racing tlio hardest 'strugglo ol the war and expressing bis own and the country's confidence that .they will be able to destroy "the desperate effort of vthe enemy" says a'Berlin dispatch re- Empe'ror William's mes- c'eived here, sago reads: N Stockholm, Aug. Reu- ter's Ottawa tatives of the Russian Social Rev- olutlonary and Social Democratic parties, which are here prior lo to England and France, have Issued an appeal to the Socialists of Europe, In which they emphatlcallyvdenounce the "Bolshevlkfas deipwlc reactlonar- The appeal declares that the .pye'rwhelniingmais of the Russian peasant and workmen are not .on- ly but are on the ,-point of rising against .the Bol- sh'evlkl'-tyfanny. The aforemen- 'tlbn'td parties, therefore propose the of .ce.m'missipn'representative of all Socialist parties to visit Russia -and Into Bolshevik- With-this new. development.of the CzeAo-Slovak. movement the Bolsae- cries, ol alarm "Serious, years behind you. The German people, convinced of its just cause, resting on its hard sword and trusting In God's gracious help, has, with its faithful allies, con- fronted a world of enemies. Your victorious fighting spirit carried the war In ibfi first year Into the enemy's country and preserved the home land tho war, you. by your destructive alows, broke the strength'of the en cmy in the'east. Meanwhile, 'you comrades In tho west offered a brave a'nd victorious front to enorraousl superior forces. "As the frull of victories, Ih fourth year ol the war has brough pcaco in tho east.' In Ihe west, Ih enemy was heavily hit by the force o your assault. The battles won In re cent months count among the highes deeds ot fame In German history. "You are in the midst of tho harcles struggle. The desperate efforts p Ihe enemy will, as hitherto, be folle by your bravery. Of that I am ce tain and with the entire fathe Revolt is Growing in Ukraine Prove the Temper, of the People TOREGALL HIS ENVOY Paris, -Aug. The murder ,61 Field Marshal Von All Strikers at Work Now; Inquiry Promised Soon Mt. United the ektensiqn-of aid' Czecho-Slbvaku have advanced by the 'Japanese! government upon cer tain 'points' otUhe American proppsa ot the.acls and scope 'of any Joi'rit action now has beei furnished ,by 'the state: department Tlils .places Ilia whole subject again before the "japanese'.lorclgn office a Toklo, Vhi'ch 'must determlneAwhethe thn American-proposal, is now in I snfflclentli-cpn'crelo form to warran the fnnuguratlpn ol a policy ol action Difficulties comihuntcatlo have retarded 'the .exchanges and II may be several days before-the decis- ion of .'Hip Japanese government Is made known.. V '-The Real n.'.AjiB., Londo. tawa' Is' informed that Iho object of allied i cllon In Tlus- Ma says the letter can onl> do mlsclile adding that tho allies are not goln tp.leaVU-llH-lr-nurJ, hilf dCIS tu p'icmu "a lew rich and llred old gentlemen The Pally News alone gives Lnns- flowne countenance: it describes the says' Lans- ocal Men Work All Night'to Catch Up With Mail Deliv- to be Made Blchhprn, according to [tie comment ia the' Paris newspapers, demonstrates that in spite of. their legendary nacli ity, the Hiissiail peolie cannot cndiir the German yoke. iTtiis crime. Ih newspapers say, coming atter tho as sassrastlonot'Cqunt'Vcn Mirbach, th German ambassador to llussia, show that the return to diclatorial metbni of government In Kusfia was boun bombs in the hands of thos men- who. tor many years knew n other argumentXto opposition. Tli newspapers 'insist, that Germany reaping' tho' haryesl she sowed. To Recajl; Ambassador. London, Is co templatlng tbe of Ambassado Von Mumln fronvtlie Ukraine and tl SIR SAM STEELE ho- was permitted to retire from career .has been a long in military is an old-timer in the mounted police In the west. handing of passports to the ambass dor of the Ukraine In Berlin pendin the clearing tho situation In Kle according to sm Fschange Telcgrap dispatch froai.f'Amsterdaal under ter the possibility ol sending niilita remain in Russia when these Ob- jeclB have been attpjned. N dpwne's views command: increasingly wide comment. shortage of COOlOOO unskilled workers, in.war In- dustries is'shown in complete reports lo department of labor federal today-look over ihe '.recruiting of this clasi-pf employing a 100 or morc-per- Finar'rcporls, il wns-announc- ed, are show n shortage of Calgiry, Aue Tydchnk, a foreigner who arrived from 'ver yesterday following his wile who arrived several days ago, lastonigh st-AbcrJ her fifteen times in the ab Hrtmojj chest and limbs Jt knife, and later aHeinptcd-'suttido. He Inflicted threb minor, wounds on-him Beit, vBolh were laken IP the hospital 'where they aro at present It Is ex pcctcd both will recPTer. Credit Vote in History i f I nesda? s tiate Everjthlng Is at the local Foreign Minister Von HIntze I post office this morning like clock, message add bad a: long Inlervie The full atari is back at work the ambassador from the Ukrai arrlers. .'sorters" anl all, and the six uiergency .helpers who were keeping he worst ot me tangle, way been released j be all cleared up by tomor ow evening at the said Ac.ting Sargent.to the Herald this morning. "AH outgoing mail willjgp out on tonight's trains. -Letters ;for city delivery went out -this .mprmuE, and tho papers and magazines will be cleared up tomorrow. .Registered-mail .being handled exreditlously 'nlsp. The reopening of the post office' un- der a full staff will ba a great, relfet to the the telegraph" office particularly. The lias been handling much business which usual ly id done by post' while the "banks have been., seriously handicapped througU .the rfm-rcceipt ot adyices from olher branches. The temporary settlement will raean an advance of at least ?100 every member of the local post oflice stall while n.riumbcr.wlll receive an increase of ?150 a yeir Tho ad vances affect the lemporary employ? pes, which was the main issue in the rlke. Whether the permanent set ement will grant a slill further in- ease remains to: be seen butT the aft is very hopeful that It will. Are CatcTiIng Up. Aug. of o Vancouver post office staff w to arched last evening 3 body ao orfding the 10 da> strike, ave worked through the night In" an Tort lo clear up tho accumulated nail matter, and this morningV, the arrlers notwithstanding their long lift, are delivering mall The men talp. they will carry on unlll thej avo caught up with' the work. Winnipeg, August conges- Ion ot mall In the local post office Is ping rapidly lessened fodiy as i re ult of the ready response of the men o the Instructions ol Foslmasler'Mc- nlyro as to how the shltjs shall work :m tha accumulation untii.HormaKcon- dltloris exist. A large delivery1 was ol business tn'all. Inlo the grievances of lie men will he commenced a.s.spori ns lossible by the special committee of he'Civil Servico Commission This will consider' the entire question an faffccfs the men. Although mdstiol ho demands niaiJe are already met )'y the government, the general Allied Forces Completely Block German Attempts to Start Counter and American Forces Are Able to Start a New Driver-Allied Lines Further Improv- Activity Noted. London, Aug. allies today delivered a new stroke over a ten mile front between Buzancy, about four miles, south of Soissona, to Sertngcs, north of Fere-En-Tardenois. Thfr result was a considerable the wiping out of the elbow in the line at Oulchy-Le-Chaleau, according to advices to the Evening Standard this afternoon. WitS The American Army> Aug. alJIed forces ef- fected their progress against stubborn German resistance. asking for, a vote of credit of In (he houie of ionimoni today, An- Bonir Liw, the chancellor of Ihe exchequer (argenetf of the (mount not expenditure, but He-hofcd, he said, v that not more vote would be newtwry before the end of the i> the In M of the country, Jt I. for the carrying ort ,ef the until the end of (ietiber, the ehtnceKor Mid the expendl- Wire'in Mw an In- Jcreaee of pverthe eitl- 'matee Loans to the >IMel lift to the dominion! hid been liM than fhe eitlmatei by Analyzing the expenditure under Ih headt, he chancellor etplaln cd lhat the increase Of i the arrty expenditure was due lo Ih faEt that the strength of tne army greater than a I I ho lime tho budgr eslimalG was ItartfA Regnrdlng BPnar law sa tho debt duo Great Srllaln the er lait fiscal year wig OWi from allied and fro tne Dominions THS debt due (ro Ilio nlllea he had reache a lolaf arid Irort t: Domlninri London, July Georae McKea'n wss invested with" the Victoria Cross today at'Bucking- ham Palace by King George.' Lieut. George McKean was at one time a resident of LethbrEdge, having been student pastor at Hardleville church for. some time. He has'a wide clrtfe of friends her-, and is a brother of.'Jas. Mc- Kean, who, farms ibout six miles .north-east of the city. He left'here to.go to Edmonton where he was assistant pastor 'of." Robertson Church for some' time. His wife retideV In Calgary, an- nounccmcnt of hit winnlr.j ths was made two months ago. ------------__ _ New York, Aug. Feder- al government will.take over today in in the Union the re- cruitlng.'of commoti labor for the furtherance of the war.' Labor ie- quirem-nii for war Industries have been to the var ions stales on basis cf population and as men are needed they will move to, df ma'nd.''wherever this may he. i Th'eValm'is to eliminate the wasteful turnover of. labor, -sta- bilize wages, to increase the pro- duction of 'essentials and to gfv? efficient support to the man-In the trenches, needs from six to ten men to work for him In this country every day he it in France. Independent recruiting ot common labor by plants employing more than one hundred men will be diverted, effective August United States employment service and there will upon private ad: verlising lor labor. Under, ('no methods adopted the country has been divided Into thlr teen Federal districts, each district in charge'of a superintendent. .ton of rlghls nnd schedule and the question of their right lo a board ol conciliation under Iho labor depart tnent'and.not under Iho Civil Service Commission, as at present provided, will be considered. Apparently .this has been accepted all round as a de balabte point, it was Iho o! the extension of the strike in dller eastern strikers had gone to work, 11 HUN AEROS DOWNED' Washington, Aug airplanes.' were brought. down by the Italians on the frSnt Italy Tuesday, and Were made with which bombarded enemy railway plants, according to Italian .War Office Hatement received Inrn today. This in Ad drss to Economize Gathering very Effort Being Made to Supply Ice Where Impera- lively Needed v Ixetlib'ridge today .Is sweltering !n ntcnse litije prospect of re- ef of which is now elng experienced.. Tha Western raaster'Cpi, the only ice handling coa- wn in tho clly, .has, as announce! .irlerfiay, bcpn'-cpainclle-l to sliip.dc- .very.df.Ice ,'lc'e'tfi till being delivered to butcher ihntti -lels and aro'rom- polled''li Keep.on hand large, (iitantl Ics of perishable stuff and which la absolutely upon ice. Bf orls aro also.being made to deliver co to houses .where, it is .neccssarj of the preservation oMnfant food. Sariie "pGo'pre" complaining tha1 ihe dairies gelling Ico tc makb ice cream', fc hiiisl be remombcf cd lhat It Ipniitcrallvo that the rlea .got keep their milk sup London, Aug. Time's say hat'lhe prime mlnlater made flri Im wrtant-'slatcment ol economl lollcy of the government.in nons yesterday lo n dcpotatlon 61 2C manufacturers. H 13 imderslopd lha Lloyd Oeorgo made il quite plain tha [fnperial preference has r.oirie to sla One of his arguments was that onl by Imperial preference could the con tr> be assured of the rail on the Taw'malerlals ol Ihp Dominions. Anplher aspect ol. Iho (fade policy which tho premier slrbngly insisted upon wds lhat Iho government would have'to.sde that our.eisentlal Indus: strengthened and prolect- fit IH made il abundantly clear that tha longer the war MM, Iho worso would be IhS economic terms which Clerminy w6ild obtain fromiEnglind and her allies Premier Oeorge win accom by Vr DonaVLaw talldn by Sir Kdward Curjoa'aad Sir rea .g ply only a small pro portion, pf_the. Ico Is used for PLAN A.RETREAT With 'The American Army On The Alsne-Marne Front, August Associated Press) Germans used less artillery late yesterday against the attack- ing forces on their front depend- ing more upon their machine gun- ners for defending their lines. This fact, coupled with stories of pris- oners i and deserters, tend to strencthsn the belief that they are planning a withdrawal to new positions along the river Vesle. "A deserter Into the lines last night declared that or- ders had been issued for a'serjes of retograde movements until F.ismes on the Vesle- had; been reached. Except for: minor en- gagements there was only artlK lery fire along the. line up to noon today and that was comparatively light." i 1U.ATERLAL. London, Aug 1 booty captured by the French in lowing the Worn the Marne included'a arrount of'bridging materials which f Germans had collected juit north of the Marne. It is pointed out that the Inten- tion of the effect the passage of the riv'er in great strength and drive. In the direc- tion of Paris is thus indicated. HAS GREAT' EFFECT. iWith the British Army in Flan- ders, Aug. Is evident that the feat on the Marne is having full effect among the German-emper- or's troops on dlspite the Impressiln that while ond German assault "had failed their comrades still Chateau-Thierry The prisoner! knew absolutely nothing of the entente allied advance: to. Fere-ErK Tardcnols.. f Paris, August Germans, ihls" maining. attacked the' Flinch x In rea on of Blignv, southwest of attack was repulsed, official statement today from the War Office. ALLIED ATTACK With the American Army on the M.arne-Alsne Front, (By Associated Preu and French troops at- tack Wednesday sfterncor from Seringes and the cent- er of the M.irne front fo- the pur pose llntf and demoKshliia harbcd wire cntar'gle ments tre Germans have placed through'the hills, forests :antf open places The Germans Wedncs-hy nsid a new gas having a whl_te flams arid smoke.: The allies brought Into action "their heavy artillery, their avlat ors and patrols .having reported, mile alter mile cf Ibirbed .wire standing along the German lines, The heavy guns soon found the ranged the Some enemy Infantry had dug In behind the wire, but the lines for the most part manned by machine gunners, The German artillery reply con slsted chiefly of- shells frpm'.77e and 105s, The machliie guns, with the heavier pieces Indicated, were active in an effort to prevent an allied advance. The purpose of the American and French attack which is Ih a northeasterly direction probably Is for the purpose of outflanking the Mcuniere Wood and In cutting off the blunt edged salient In. the line between Romigny and Cieerg- es. This salient was made more acute by the American advance north from Clerget to Serignes. London, Aug. German guns were active last night In the Somme region in'the Vicinity of Villers-Bretonneux, .today's war: office announcement shows. Activ- ity was also displayed by emy artillery further north near Bucquoy 'and 'In Flanders In the, Merris Meteren. sector. .USED 4S.DIVISIONS, Paris, Aug the fighting on the Rheims front, July 15, J_ r the uted 45 cording1 to the cTeho Parift. Many of were uied several times, being brought back v Into the fight after a rest of only one or two days c. Aerial Activity. With tho. American Army in France Aug 1 Associated Aerial actnlty V.ZB greatly yesterday owing to the fact that 'hs weatberr after several iseeks of storins, cleare'd. Two.Amerlcan'tllers': attacked two 'German scouts., over Jfont Sel, in-lhe Woevre, and; drove one enemy plane down.' The Germans put over a rage in tho sector this morn- ing It lasted than half an hour, and it Is probable, that they sent Ih- antrj across.-Hehlnd the barrage.-But heir fire was entirely wasted as tlia lositions (iad been evacuated. The destruction of a on has.been verified other was brought down yesterday Transfer also slafc, lhal'only one-third thi houses' Ihe: clly were taking Id anyway, which means lh.it two-third of ,ii8 home} were getting along with out Ice. The co'mpany la making ever effort to deal with .the situation aa MbOnaol) aj possltie The ice company stales that Ice ivi be supplied lo cnttomers where bah ft3 are b6ing fed by bottle ADD OBRMANY REAPINO Qeo Serloui.RtoU "London, August rlola ar reported trom tho counlry dlsltlc in th'o Ukraine, 'according fo a.Kle dispatch (o the Fredcmblatl of Hnti burs Iho Exchange Telegraph Corre pond en t at Corumhigen reports Th peasdnts aro now' offering brganize reslslante to Ihe Oerman usurpatldn is it 18 Amslerdam, Aug nusslanN goi eminent has agreed that Livonia and Eslh'onla shall be separated from Russia as a result of negotiations tween Germany and .the Soviet govern- ment, sajs tho Berlin correspondent ol tho Slrassburg i'ost Conscanently, he adds, there probably wllli be ja change In the organization ol the ter- ritory occupied by the.Gtrmans. Courlaml also' v 1H> Be sepira'ed _ from Iho administrative territoryv ot the German commindcr In chief in tho east and will be untied wlUi onia and Esthonla, TAKE ANOTHER TOWN Amsterdam, Aug town I of Yekaterinburg, in the province of Perm, near the Siberian bor- der, hat been taken by the according to the paper Itveatla at Moscow. Serious Dissension at German Headquarters London, August (Toronto Mall and ,discloeures apparently confirming the rumors of dissensions al man headquarters arising out of, the crown prince's attack! are published In the newspaper Taget Zeitung of Eisen, the iiibstahce of which Is that irt a cdunc I of war held In the presence of the kaiser, the crown prince was severely crltlclztd by Uudendorff, and ap by Hlnden' i, something tantamount, to a de- mand for removal his com-; mand was (Hit aid the Wat wmrfralned to mlt him the of tome greesof juttiflutlon the rtm-' onttrancet of hit military but 'ha< dynwtle cwtMertilefli prevailed over of'n mlll-r iary chiricier. It It exirWrdlnxy, (hit .uoh ;