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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME-XL LKTIIB1UDGE, ALBERTA, 1'HIDAY, 1918 NUMBER HP1 INTERURBAN MEN SGET BIG INCREASES Washington, Aug. In- creases ranging from 35 to 65.. per cent, were granted to employ- es of 22 street and Tnterurban railway .companies operating, in .sixteen cities yesterday by the War Labor Board, Approximately x 50.000 were affected by award. The cities Include Chicago, De- troit, Cleveland, Buffalo and Ho- chestep On Subject of the Economic Crushing oi Germany After the war. SOME SAY HIS VIEWS DIRECTLY OPPOSITE THOSE OF WILSON London, Aug. (Associated Slinrn dissent to Ihe threat ot Premier.'David Lloyd George to lise tho economic weapon against Ger- many as outlined in an iiddress the premier before 4 delegation from Ihe Nationnl Union of' Mnnufacturflra yesterday. Is ex- pressed through tho 'Liberal press and tho premier's view, it is-said, will tibt be endorsed in 'America. Not Wilson's Views Kaiser, and King of Bavaria, in Anniversary Speeches, Give Fine Sample of Hun Boast- ing, Amsterdam, a proclania tion issued lo Iho.Gennau jieojile, Em peror William saya: "Four years of hard struggle have -passed, full of eternally deeds. An example has'been'plven fo; Quoting the phrase ;'lhe'longer (he all ,jmD a peoplo-caii do tha lasts. Ihe aterner must be In tlit field1'for'a-most jus ccoiibmic ta.ruis impose upon the used by.Lord .George in his ad-i much whether.that :h -how -President'' Wile on., .ttie .question'..'IMs certainly-not the view tv-opinion generally. Am- attach importance- lo ihfLeconomlc weapon which the: allies, acting togeltier, could 'wield'but, the Americans.do not wish it wielded with p'rirposQ (or period 'after'the. war. It will not be possible out both -the Amer: GebrgPi'sippJIcY., supple'me'n' lary. x V. "The American suggestion is full of in the pursuit qf'ulti- riiate' jicrmanent world peace. .That of. Lloyd George has quite the oppos- _ito tendency.'.' _.'; i 'One or The Other Tho Daily- Nenrs says: "It is irtlo for Lloyd George or any olhar states- man to maintain "that Iho spirit under- lying a leaguo of nations is reconcH- s and for the-maintain en ce of tt: eifstencth "Gratefully the. dirin has- be ex !eiidcdjwer prour found kimworlu In the whic' providence-placed-'us.; "If In the' Btruggfe our-, Tiilioh vra given 'leaders capable hlghes achlovenierita it'i. has d al fidelity" that lo hav such. How- could' ttie -arm front! have performe'd-ils -treinendou ;deed0: Ubpr-at.horaci ha i e S to" th'e' hi ghest m ea lire of aro due to conditions ccKiperated in th task set the stalfe-an-d community especially lo our I'.iUhful1 ymtfearyln officials. due-jikewise t the countrymen and' townsmen an also the women wa time, so much Not Fault Amsterdam, lable-wilh-'ther anili of Bavaria, In a proclamation .on th tariff. Wolopentng of the (1 Aspiring .Iho, .pi _ must one oi1 Ihe.other, .'of policy of Wilson It. fa published.tp the X refers to the exeiriplary. bravery an tho policy-ol the Paris resolutions, jf1 achievements ot the German armies, Amerlvin "K is not our fayH-that wo are e .tiona liavo been unexpressed in offlc- Jal dqcumonlsj they have ex- pressed repeatedly and unequivocally in President Wilson's speeches which have preached a (illerly in- compatible with the perpetuation nf hostility' through an, economic war." Conservative papers, on the other hand, generally, endorse '.he premier's address, although some accuse him of being .indefinite. The Times, recog- nizing of the opinion In !spmc the United States not consent to, the employment of economic .weapons against Germany that Iho proniler expressed that an agrepmenl might be reached on economic aa well as.otb6r between America antl Kngland.: It cites the phrasecusficl by: President Wftson in his Mount Ver- non addrc_33: "No hfirtC way dyjctslon is (nd saya; Is hardly likely that.Iho allies moan ivhat thus said for them as Ihoy fail to fako what Cecil, .undersecretary of slate affairs, described er.day.as required to destroy the cconomld basis ot Germany's mlll- iary offort' tcririg on tho fifthVyear'pE- the figh he adds. "Otir-opponenls sli regard tho a their: aim. No thinks of a TOU Ihftrfifore, conttntio" 1Kb1 atrjigElc an continue to shoulder-all troubles an hardships In w lead our Just c.iuae lb flctory." loast Labor Men fkrow Down Tools in Protest of Killing of Draftee Vancouver, Aug. four and five thousand union era in Vancouver have arranged to "drop tools" at noon to-day for a twenty-four hour lay off as a protest the killing at Cumberland of Albert Goodwin, Alleged draft evader, once promin- ent in labor circles. Street rail- way men and longshoremen, boiler- makers, shipwrights, shipyard laborers and metal workers, are affected. Carpenters and painters already are idle by reason of a strike. Postal employes will con- tinue at work. The proposed action is taken at the request of the Trades and .Labor Council and the Metal 3 Trades Council. Vancouver Sun, under tha beading, "German or Which? -a front page editorial to- day'declares, that "every citizen who desires 'to'.be considered a good loyal citizen continue at his work to- day." The editorial adds: "Hvory who lays off, in obe- dience to tte infamous recommeuda- lion .of extremists without honor or stain himself with something "thai can hardly be dis- tinguished from deliberate treason." The World says that when labor5leaders "attempt to call out ono of their num- ber lpsb" his- life while evading his AMERICAN LINES ADVANCED, London, Aug. a sop for the establishment of a monarchy, Germany has offered Finland to use its offices to obtain the cessa- tion by Russia of eastern Karelia, on the principle of self-determina- tion, but the Landtag, which has been summoned to meet August 5 must decide immediately, ac- cording to a dispatch to the Rimes from Stockholm. Every effort, the dispatch adds, is being made to-win-over the 18 members of the Landtag who oppose the mo'narchial plan and thus prevent it from getting the necessary two-thirds majority. ON PAGE EIGHT) Cause is Germany Must Be Crushed .-_ Physically Seriously.Jnconvemenced to Gel WaterVor Slock in That Section Ice Famine Is Relieved The Western Is able to make the cheering statement to- day that the Ice famine Will'now be relieved tc'a ceHalh" extent They have a supply of although lim- ited, will enable thieni to make rfe- 1lveryvthree their customers during Ihs month of August, considerably, relieves the anxiety been creat- 'ed owing to the lee famine anrf the extreme he4t. Ncvr York, Aug. to the .test'ipeech of Premier Lloyd George, le- Tributi c, ia It s lea din 5 Itorlal this says there this-stile of who would still iafce Germanr's word and would not. The latler are everywhere sins, holding with. -Fresjdeht Wilson, that the selllfement must-he Hnal. r V In Great Uritain, iCsays, Hh Balfour thai the'Gerinari promise Is worthless. 'Pacifists says the "to insist that the allies' war aims arc indefinite. -That is hecause" they cannot reconcile 'elves lo the first terms or vic- tory, which is the .physical defeat ot Germany. And by a strange and'in- v ar iablc coincide n ce thy. anx let y of pacifists about war aims rises 'very rapidly Just prior to each successive German peace drive." Very Significant. The Tribune considers significant a report that Immediately following the publication-gf tlio Lansdown let- ter, Bothmann Hollweg-, former, .Im pcrial German and Herr Von Kuehlmann.-.the' recent Imperla foreign minister, were In Hollandi.on la peace mission. "So.tho efforls [the synchronize with Iho3e_ Mhe pacifists. Well may they he in haete. Pacifism is expiring. Much 0 its sickly vitality'was derived fran the fixed Idea that Germany could no be utterly defeated. She can The fiction of her Invlnclbll "And thero Is now cryslatliiin) swiftly all through- the non-Teutonic world Hit Ihought that Germany shal pay the full price for having plungei ctvlllzallon Into war. She shall.sur render (o civilization. Sho render perish She would hmvQ demanded that pivll zallon surrender lo kulture. Nowlthi shall be demanded of her. And ,a Lloyd George wllh- enormously augmented, the' longe she fights the costlier will bs..he surrender. That la whal a Garrhai can aprreclatc." Farmers-'and ranchers living along Kiver who- depend on tiat "streani 'of water, for stock, am oddest jc iiu rposes are1 aeri 6u sly nvenlenced by the fact that the riv dry. and though the pro- QClal'- government is malting ever> fort (tb relieve Ihe situation by d ertlng a portion of. High River into ic Ijed of ;he Little Bow, it will be couple of weelcs yet before ihe resiil the effort will provide a writer aup ly for. tiiCj Little Bow randiers residents of the dis net are compelled to "depend on th in the river, and as thes re almost unallainable by stock, an ill of dead fish into the bargain, th Itiintion-i3 very bad. George Sorgard of Turin was In tin iiy-- yesterday the Boan f Trade to get relief for conditions Tho residents of the district, he says wrapt a permanent diversion mad rohi-lhe High River near the town o ligh- River into tho bed ot the Little similar danger In futur ry season? may be averted, Th jiUlo Bow does not rise in the moun ains'and as a result It invarfabl ces dry in tiie dry seasons, while i it very often freezes to th lottom, seriously Interfering wit itpck raising operations. The dive now being made near High Illvi Joint Intervention 4 Washington, August 2. Joint action between Japan and the EntenU Pavers and America hi Siberia is assured, Jipan lias fodnd nccoplftbtc the Am- ah al which primarily looks walked to Unlted.Staies for parllclpallomlniliie give mlllfary aid fhe _____........ found jt upon tho depai'tnient, for 'explariaiio'n of soirte fcalnftfi.'of Hho, American, pro- Ihio stalem'ent ;was Vwllhheld. scheme ivlll come to an Issue. Moann-Mlo the seal ot conddohc remains unbroken and jt Is the de sire of officials lhat Ihero shall bo n ijiecula'tton in the press that mlgh prove embarraasinB. -MIMUry Forcej. Consequently, ell that It Is noaslbl lo say'- Is that In (lio beginning i least, tho International agrcemen must find IU expression In cbmblm mlllt.iry Rcllvlly and .cable- a.dvlc IIAVO recorded the gathering ot sina bodies Of entente troops at China convenient tor dispatch nil .Western Siberia. Cfifneso To Kefp. Fao Kucf Chlng, the provincial so _____ ga'ffsfaclory ernor of Sel King, has been si eclcd to command' the consldcrab body of Chlneso vhlch-litt been gathered In Manchuria and1. ]s understood that already It has be arranged that this force shall one Blc.fn conjuncttonwIlK the Jnpanc and lhat.lt will act under the 'dlrcctlc. 3 only a temporary affair iwh th Germans are Surrounded in Retreating Elsewhere on the 000 Prisoners Reported Taken in First Day.of New DriVe, Which is Surprise for the Heights Are Taken by Allied Forces. On the French Front in France, Aug. important of Ville-En-Tardenoisf on easterly side of the Marne salient, has been encircled by the allied forces. Edmonton, .Aug. ar- rangements liave. been made for the payments of all freight on hay- ing outfits and stock bound north- The shipper gets an ap- plication from the local railway. fills It'out and presents it to "the nearest' provincial labor blirtau. A .duplicate certificate Is. the labor bureau enttt- lino shipper _to free transportation, Half by the rail- ways from the, Dominion govern- ment-, .direct Hay IE shipped south'.on the. ssnTe eohdEtions. eastJIIood on the High River would obliterate. H ia likely the matter will be taken up with the Dominion nuth- irUieS; at Ottawa in an effort to have permanent diversion made. iHigii. -THE WEATHER 93 63 His Majesty Talks For Half An Hour "With Them About U. S. Navy London, Aug. naval com mlttee'of ihe-United Stales repreft'eniatlvcs at Buck ingham Palace yesterday afternoon.by the'King and Queen and' Princess remained for nearly 'ai chatting. ".J The King, disciissins naval matteri wilh'tho congressmen, spoke in higl lerms, of American ships and com mente'd particularly'j on the co-opera the'American and Bri tlsh naval services i which he said n had so recently had'an opportunity o -visitetl the" admir- alty yeslerdav and conferred with pf Ihe intelligence and lafe'r: visited commander of the Amerl- On the French Front in -France, Aug. 2. (Associated Press.) The battle on the front the Marne resolved itself during. the night and this morning into' a general retirement of the enemy no'rth of the Ourcq, with the, allies -pursuing the Germans with the greatest zeal and success. _.. 1 The Germans are burning .villages as they retire, and are destroying everything. they ceme'across. The entire battlefield'Is dotted by 'ccnftaa- rations, sonic of them of large. proportions. The towh of Harlennes-Et-Taux was occupied by the alio seized the wood -lying to the south; of this mast' French and British !n.ttiis sector took Contreman and then the ChauEau-THierry-Soiasons indications atand-uittil they Teach tfie she'd fJeslcs Forest, 1 With the "Arriiy-'on the Front, Aug. 2- (By Associated forward- to-day while the.alUes 'alone Soissons to Rheims -pressed -.hard against the Their gains were, without i V Hammersd as been.for, days, n ths-V Germans withdrew during the night' TO Americans, who were their right and -the'French, started early this niorning, they "djiV not encounter the usual-machine. giin fire. In open' order, the mfin -r ploughed through the'heayy-r'alhjsoakec! fields for almost a mile. Paris, Aug. troops celeb'rated the fourth anniversary of the war by a victorious resumption of the offensive to the surprise of a great many who' hVd-beHevecr ttie tattle had entered Into one'of its per- iodical lulls. Incidentally the: official, statement on, the total ,of prisoners more than brings out forcibly enormous change "is. the situation a July 1 th. to reverse Wai pole's famous been justified _______ __ Few lacsl 'thunder- lean naval, forces In'tjievvrar zunc. Tho storms, but generally fair and de- :eldedly warm, -commitloo will ts received by Prem- er Lloyd today. Talper Takes Paliriidr the Best Agrictiltui'dl Fair to toe IJdraMt [ai Ta August The palm dual go lo'Tjiber this year for the best as- ricultiiral uihllilllon, and' It Is nnl wrtslcil away by Uio tall are yet to come. For bcr, jrcslorday. wlllfont qtiesllon rp.iBsefl tnylhlng yb.l'. Droduced by Soulherrt Allirrla .lEricuHiiral faiin. Ill the way ot livestock and Xnol oven excepting tho liiks .exhibition, where, outsMo Verchcron exhibit, there was 'rialfiing bellcr In Iho livestock line, paflioula'rly horses, than was shown at Tuber. Enthujlutlc 1 Prof. W. J. Stephen, principal of the agricultural cdllege at ..Claresholm hlnuolf gave the ralra, when he remarked to Tho Herald represents llyej Yesterday: "It Is. tho beat ctiUiirai ;fnlr f have He was'ihiost enlhiislasllc over the horse classes which ho -was Judging. Mr innlsfnll, who-Judged the "Ihe classen.are good, al though not as good as. the 'horse was compelled rear range nil Ihe: r.illlo exhibits Into not done b> th of tho Japanese commander Jn prlw Irtt.. i could not lodge them an; other.wRy. I was much pleased with he exhibits-all round, how'evar." '-'.Big 'Attendance far' as ntlehdnrice goes, loo, H hold lu Taber. In spile of 'IheTIntense heat, 1500 poo- ile tha'grpunrlg, nnd what with-Iho) judging, tthe stampede pro- 5rami nnd the sporls intl ball gamcj, .a'yery fiiH day of en- (ertafrinicnV which last- cd yil (larkness Ihe crowd One re.hiarkablB fealure at thd grounds was Iho number oif.iulos. Tlieac-wero strung Iir.wh'at seemed endless .the -grounds, and testified to tho js-elVbpIng 6{ -the Taher' district spllo.'ot a hard year. Crain Exhibit Anolhe'r -tiling-that testified lo the Bcneral-'conditfon of (he district tnrm- crs was Ihe splendid exhibit of. grains, grasses -and vcgejablcs. The exhibit far exceeded'that which .was shown at the Lclhbrlflgc exhibit list week; Tho. dig1 winner in Ihe veg- etable class was Hamilton of Coaldate. lyil several of the local Taber exhibits wero.very fine. month, has effected On July 1 the alUe phrase, weere almost'wringing their hands- in rmging'belEs. The groundjwon yegterda'y north c-f the ;0urcq' has considerable value. It is a long spur-aboijl six hundred feet 'high forming the shed between the Crise arid the Ourcq and is a valuable observation point. From it the Germans prievenle'd the allies from seeing Ihe whi> they overlooked the! ground- Won from them on the'-purcq. The allies stormed not summit but the northern slopes'of thiff territcry. As a consequence they cari now manouvr% safely in the Ourcq rtfglbn In addition they have a view behind the front Hartenncs Plateau where the enemy still clina? along the.'Soissons-Chateau Thie'rry Road and that strong of Attack frontally, carVnot b'e_turned from the north through VillTe and from the south by way of Hill 205 The allies an Important advantage on the Itft In tho ;-capture of Meulniere Wood by the Americans giving them a position which, according Henri Bldou, Is the keytone of the whole German r line in the centre fc DEPTM OF THREE MILES London Aug Franco British attack on the westerly -side of the wai oh a front of five miles and peiietrattJ.to, CONTINUE ADVANCE S French Front In France, Aug French aro continuing to advance and fiave taken additional towns and villages at various parts of the froflt between Solssons and Rheims The enemy ts resisting desperately and I TURNJNG POINT London, Aug. itself has by the French the advices st-te The capture Of the important ground on the heights j to the westerly "Ide 6f the? fine also means that the Germans will not be able to retire In an ordfnaViiy lefsurely way and that they probably have to go beyond the river Vesle In their retreat L The situation Is considcrsd'as extraordinarily good, being described in the advices as the turntyg of the summer, campalcjn and of the war t i y POSITION London, Aug Reutert Ottawa position of the Germans In the1 Afsne Warns picket Is daily becomingtirjore precarious Last com munlciue shows tljat the allied grip on; the neck of calleni Is tightening A that General Mangm the allied 6f, thfc Its results very In because gives iH on Hit fSr, as Ffsmes and puUUne In the' -1 most REPULSED Washington, Bellevue.Farm, nsrth of t llge of the i i ilrong (Mint, ilnce from' h es and putsltnei Otrrnai ost awkward, position PULSED man forces on along the Ourcq River night of butVere repuli ed, assaulting partres wfilcFi Urn porcirily lines rear Ei Ft- Ing cut off by macmne gun fire and thfilr wound' erf or cftpiUred, General Pershlng reports. t of tht Metinlere Wood, American after ere hand-to-hand the Germans before them into the woodf, the statement Tcan forces the village Herges Hostile raiding In Lorraine and Aftace Were COWT'NUES V With The French Army France, AugiT.1 1 With the fall of ionlgM fighting al lies and the Germans Tern the salfint AJhed ofsirvers ttlST bodies of Ing northward aldjij the road leading abdbf tween arirf dehols i J 1M BITTED FIGHTING London, -Aug pf the most bitter nature marked the advance eati and of Sergy correspondent of the Amerf. 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