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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME AUGUST 1018 NUMBER 196 ADVANCE TENMILE FRONT REAPING THE OF REVOLT IN RUSSIA NOW f Socialists Denounce Bolshe viki and Appeal to People Step in Allied Policy UP TO JAPAN NOW TO MAKE NEXT MOVE IN POLICY I f Reu ters Ottawa tatives of the Russian Social Rev olutlonary and Social Democratic which are here prior to proceeding to England and have Issued an appeal to the Socialists of in which they emphatically the Bolshevik as despdtlc reactionar The appeal declares that the overwhelming mass of the Russian peasant and workmen are on ly but are on the point of rising against the Bol sheVlkl The aforemen tlonsd therefore propose the creation of an commission representative of all Socialist parties to visit Russia and enquire fully into Bolshevik With this new development of the CzelhoSlovak movement the Bolshe raising cries of The Prada Wr declares the CzochoSlovak danger is growing like avalanche and that the counter revolutionary is I ik Witentc Japan and the United States regarding the pttenslon of aid to the CzechoSlovaks in Siberia and have advanced another Information sought by the Japanese government upon cer tain points of the American proposal looking to a definition of the acts and scope of any Joint action now has been furnished by the state This places the whole subject again before the Japanese foreign office at which must determine whether tho American proposal is now In a form to warrant tho Inauguration of a policy of Difficulties in cable communication have retarded the exchanges and it may be several days before the decis ion of the Japanese government ia made The Real Object J neuters Ot tawa is informed that the object ol allied ctlon in Rus cia Is to assist the CzochoSlovak to any danger there to from and also to prevent at all costs the Germinization of any portion of The allies have not the slightest intention of doing any thing tending to their territorial ag Their main purposevis the of Russian sover Not a single allied soldier remain in Russia when these ob jects have been BIG SHORTAGE OF UNSKILLED LABOR shortage of unskilled workers in war in dustries is shown in complete reports to tfce department of labor federal employment bureau which today took over the recruiting of this clasaof labor for war industries employing a maximum force of 100 or more per Final it was announc are expected to show a shortage of KAISER NOf FRIGHTENED BY BUT PREDICTS SOME YEARS MORE WAR coming of American armies to France and numerical superiority1 on the part of the allies docs not frighten Ger declares Emperor William in a proclamation to the German army and Vital forces which are streaming across the sea to the he are being attacked by German which are certain of Serious Years ef War Ahead Wil liam has issued a proclamation dated August addressed to the German army and saying that they are facing the hardest struggle of the war and expressing his own and the countrys confidence that they will bo able to destroy the desperate effort of xthe enemy says a Berlin dispatch re ceived Emperor Williams mes sage reads years of war He behind The German convinced of its just resting on Its hard sword and trusting In Gods gracious with its faithful con fronted a world of Your victorious fighting spirit carried the war in the first year into the enemys country and preserved the home land from the horrors and devastation of the In tho second and third years of tho by your destructive broke the strength of the en emy in the your comrades in the west offered a brave and victorious front to enormously superior As the fruit of these the fourth year of the war has brought peace In the In the the enemy was heavily hit by the force of your Tho battles won In re cent months count among the highest deeds of fame in German You ore in the midst of the hardest The desperate efforts of the enemy as be foiled by your Of that I am cer tain and with the entire father is Growing in Ukraine Prove the Temper of the People KAISER IS TO RECALL HIS UKRAINE ENVOY All PostOff ice Strikers Are Back at Work Now Inquiry Promised Soon Newspapers Generally Treat His Letter With Little Con sideration Lansdowne received little encouragement from the morning Some of the im portant Including the Daily Telegraph which printed his first let ter and gave it warm do not while a majority of the others condemn his latest TheTimes calls tho letter weak and mischievous and says that Lansdowne represents nobody but The Daily Express Bay a no time is oppor tune for negotiations with an enemy who unashamed and unre pentant for his manifold The Daily Chronicle thinks the was issued at an and de clares the allies should stand by offer of January The Dally Mail says the letter can only do adding that the allies are not going to leave their work half done to please a few rich and tired old The Daily News alone gives Lans downe It describes the latter as admirable andsays Lans downes views command increasingly wide STABBED WIFE FIFTEEN TIMES a foreigner who arrived from Vancou ver yesterday following his wife who arrived several days last night stabbed her fifteen times in the ab chest and limbs with a pocket and later He inflicted three minor wounds on him Both were taken to the whore they are at It is ex pected both will Biggest Credit Vote in History asking for a vote of credit of In the house of commons An drew Bonar the chancellor of the exchequer said that the largeness of the amount was not due to increased but to the fact that parliament was about to He he that not more than ana more vote would be necessary before the end of the fiscal The vets asksd Is the largest In the history of the It Is Intended for the carrying on the war until the end of The chancellor said the expendi ture in tha army showed an In icrsaso of over tha esti Loans to the allies an to the dominions had been less than the estimates by Analyzing the expenditure under the various chancellor explain ed that the increase of in the army expenditure wag due to the fact that the strength of the army was greater than at the time the budget estimate was Regarding Bonar Law said the debt due Great Britain at the end of the focal year was 000 from allies and from the The debt due from the allies he had reached a total of and from the Dominions Local Men Work All Night to Catch Up With Mail Deliv to be Made f Everything is the local post office this morning like clock The full staff is Back at work sorters ani and the six emergency who were keeping the worst of the tangle cleared have been We will be all cleared up by tomor row evening at the latest said Acting Postmaster Sargent to the Herald this AH outgoing mail wili go out on tonights Letters for city delivery went out this morning and the papers and magazines will trt cleared up Registered mail is being handled exreditiously The reopening of the post office un der a full staff will be a great reliel to the banks and the telegraph office The lafter has been handling much business which usual ly is done by post while the banks have been seriously handicapped through the of advices from other The temporary settlement will mean an advance of at least 1100 to prac fically every member of the local posl ofce staff while a number will receive an increase of f50 a The ad vances affect the temporary employ which was the main issUe In the Whether the permanent set tlement will grant a still further in crease remains be seen but the staff Is very hopeful that it Are Catcnlng Up OL the Vsncouver post office staff who marched back to work last evening in a body so ending the 10 day strike have worked through the night in an effort to clear up the accumulated mall matter and this morning the carriers notwithstanding their long are delivering The men state they will carry on until they hava caught up with the August conges tion of mail in the local post office is being rapidly lessened today as a re sult of the ready response of the men to the Instructions of Postmaster Me Intyro as to how the shifts shall work on the accumulation untilnormal con ditions A large delivery was made of business Theinqulry into the grievances of the men will be commenced as soon as possible by the special committee of the Civil Seiwico This will consider the entire question as it affects tho Although mostsof the demands made are already met by the the general ques tion of rights and schedule and the question of their right to a board of conciliation under the labor depart ment arid not under the Civil Service as at present will be Apparently this has been accepted all round as a de batable It was the cause of the extension of the strike in the west after eastern strikers had gone back to Havas The murder of Field Marshal Von according to the comment la he ParU demonstrates that in spite of their Ingcnrtary paclf the Russian people cannot enofure the German This the newspapers coming after tho as sassination of Count Von the erman ambassador lo shows that the return to dictatorial methods of In Russia was bound to place bombs in the hands of those men who for many years knew no other argument to Tho newspapers insist that Germany is reaping the hardest she To Recall Germany is con templating the recall of Ambassador Von Mumm from the Ukraine and the handing of passports to the ambassa dor of the Ukraine In pending the clearing up the situation in according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch fKnniiAmsterdam under Wed Foreign Minister Von the message had a long Interview with the ambassador from the Ukraine on Wednesday and then received the Austrian With the lat ter the possibility of sending military reinforcements to the Ukraine was July George McKean was invested with the Victoria Cross today at Bucking ham Palace by King George McKean was at one time a resident of having been student pastor at Hardleville church for some He has a wide circle of friends and is a brother of Mc farms bout six miles northeast of the He left here to go to Edmonton where he was assistant pastor of Robertson xchurch for some His wife resides In an nouncement of his winning the was made two months 11 HUN AERO8 enemy were brought down by the Italians on the front in Northern Italy and raids were mads with planes which bombarded enemy railway according to an Italian War Office statement rscsiyscl front Roma MAJORGENERAL SIR SAM STEELE Who was permitted to retire from career has been a long one in military is an oldtimer in the mounted police in the LABOR Feder al government will take over today in every state in the Union the re cruiting of common labor for the furtherance of the Labor re war industries have to the var ious states OJT a basis of population and as men are needed they will move forward meet the de wherever this may The aim is to eliminate the wasteful turnover of sta bilize to increase the pro duction of essentials and to gfva efficient support to the man in the who needs from six to ten men to work for him in this country every day he Is in Independent recruiting of common labor by plants employing more than one hundred men will be effective August to the United States employment service and there will be restrictions upon private ad vertislng for Under tho methods adopted the country has been divided into thir teen Federal each district in charge of a COME TO STAY LloydGeorge States This in Ad drss to Economize Gathering Times says that the prime minister made an im portant statement of the economic policy of the government in the com mons yesterday to a deputation of It is understood that Lloyd George made it quite plain that Imperial preference has fiome to One of his arguments was that only by Imperial preference could the coun try be assured of the first call on the Taw materials of the Another aspect of the trade policy which the premier strongly insisted upon was that the government would have to see thatour essential indus tries were Strengthened and protect He made It abundantly clear that the longer the war the worse would be the economic terms which Germany would obtain from and her Premier Lloyd George was accom panied by tation was introduced by Sir Bid ward SJr George Every Effort Made to Supply Ice Where Impera tively Needed v German Attacks Repulsed Allies are Able to Make Some Slight Advances Allied Forces Completely Block German Attempts to Start ad Counter and American Forces Are Able to Start a New Lines Further Improv Activity Lethbridge today is sweltering n intense heat with little prospect of re lief of the ice famine which is now being Tho Western Transfer the only ice handling con cern in tho as announced been cornpellal to slop de livery cf Ice j Ice is still being delivered to by tcher and rstaurnts who are com pelled to keep on hand large quanti ties of perishable stuff and which is absolutely upon Ef forts are also being made to deliver Ice to houses where It is necessary for the preservation of infant Some people are complaining that the are still getting ice to make ice must be remember ed that It is imperative that the dai ries get ice toi keep their milk sup ply and that only a small pro portion of the Ice Is used for iec The Transfer also that only about onethird of the houses in the city wore taking ice which means that twothirds of the homes were getting along with out The company is making every effort to deal with the situation as reiisonaoly ai The ice company states that ice will be supplied to customers where bab ies are being fed by ADD GERMANY REAPING Geo T Serloui Riots August are reported trom the country districts in the according to a Kiev dispatch to the FredeuiMatt of Hum the Exchange Telegraph Corres pondent at Copenhagen The peasants are now offering organized resistance to the German usurpation as it ia allies today delivered a new stroke over ten mile front between about four miles south of to north of The result was a considerable advancband the wiping out of the elbow In the line at according to advices to the Evening Standard this With The American allied forces ef fected their1 progress against stubb orn German PLAN A RETREAT With The American Army On The AisneMarne August Associated Press Germans used ess artillery late yesterday against the attack ing forces on their front depend ing more upon their machine gun ners for defending their This coupled with stories of pris oners and tend to strengthen the belief that they are planning a withdrawal to new positions along the river A deserter who came into the lines last night declared that or ders had been issued for a series of retograde movements until Fismes on the Vesle had been Except for minor en gagements there was only artil lery fire along the line up to noon today and that was comparatively BRIDGING booty captured by the French in lowing the German retreat from the Marne included a large amount of bridging which the Germans had collected just north of the It is pointed out that the Inten tion of the Germans to effect the passage of the river in great strength and drive in the direc tion of Paris is thus HAS GREAT With the British Army in Flan is evident that the German de feat on the Marne is having full effect among the German emper ors troops on this front dispite impressiin that while tho sec ond German assault had failed their comrades still were holding The knew absolutely nothing of the entente allied advance to August Germans morning attacked the French positions in region cf southwest of That attack was says the official statement today from the War ALLIED ATTACK With the American Army on the MarneAisne July By Associated and French troops at tack Wednesday afterncan from Serlnges and on the cent er of the front the pur pose of and demolishing harbed wire entangle ments which the Germans have placed through the forests and open The Germans Wednesday used a new gas having a white flame and The allies brought Into action their heavy their aviat ors and patrols having reported mile after mile of barbed wire standing along the German The heavy guns soon found the range of the Some enemy Infantry had dug in behind the but the lines were for the most part manned by machine The German artillery reply con sisted chiefly of shells from 77s and The machine with the heavier pieces i active in an effort to prevent an allied The purpose of the American and French attack which It in a northeasterly direction probably is for the purpose of outflanking the Meuniere Wood and In cutting off the blunt edged salient In the line between Romlgny and Cieerg This salient was made more acute by the American advance north from Cierges to German guns were active last night In the Somme region in the Vicinity of todays war office announcement Activ ity was also displayed by the en emy artillery further north near Bucquoy and In Flanders In Merris Meteren USED 45 DIVISIONS Aug the fighting on the Soissons R helms July Jjily th Gelmans used 45 cording to the Echo de Many of thesedivisions wsre used several being brought back Into the fight after a1 rest of only one or two Aerial With the American Army In Francti Associated Aerial activity was greatly yesterday owing to the fact that the after several weeks of Two American filers attacked two German scouts over Mont in the and drove one enemy plane The Germans put over a heavy bar rage in the Woevre sector this morn It lasted niors than half an and it is probable that they sent In fantry across behind the But their fire was entirely wasted as tho positions had been The destruction of a German balloon on July 29 has been verified and other was brought down AGREE TO GIVE UP Russian government has agreed that Livonia and Esthonia shall be separated from Russia as a result of negotiations be tween Germany and the Soviet govern says the Berlin correspondent of the Strassburg he there probably will be a change in the organization of the ter ritory occupied by the Courland also will be separated from tho administrative of the German commander in chief in the eat and will be united with Liv onia and TAKE ANqTHER TOWN town i of In the province of near the Siberian bor has been taken by the according to the paper Isvestla at Serious Dissension at German Headquarters August Mail and disclosures apparently confirming the rumors of dissensions at Ger man hsadquarters arising out the crown princes are published In the newspaper Tagss Zeltung of the substance of which js that at a council of war held In the presence of the the crown prince was severely criticised by and ap parently alia by Hindenb something tantamount to a mand for removal fiajm his mand was put forward and that the kaiser was constrained to mlt him the existence of some gree of Justification far tha rem onstrances of his military but that dynastic considerations prevailed pvsr those of a tary is extraordinary that such stfjMMflta ofeawW hava in ;