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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LEI'HBRIDGE, ALBERTA. -SATURDAY, AUGUST r. NUMBER 198 TURN AN HUN SOLDIERS KILLED AT KIEV London, Aug. terrorist campaign agilnit the Germans of th! -flusalan Social-Revolutionists of the Left, Include! an exploi- ton at Kiev which resulted in tht of aeveh. hundred Gentian loldlere In addition to the murder of Field Marehal Von Eichhorn, the Copenhagen correspondent of the Daily Mill-quote! J leading, member of the party at taylng. Iffllil Germans Hasten to Get Out of Salient Before Allies Pen TKem irir ALLIED OFFENSIVE. 'PIECE OF STRATEGY B1 s Allies Smash Through Enemy Salient, Reach River Vesle; Germans Way to Aisne Front Paris, splen- did success' Is but a line In the chain ot 'victories which have followed ono alter tho other since General Focb launched his coun- ter.'offensive on July 18. Rarely (n War-has B plan been followed out7 with such clock work regu- larity and military opinion here is lost in admiration ot the splen- did genius which .conceived It and of tha masterly way In which It i is belne carried out. .The allied vie lory. Is hailed i Orally as being eqnat to tho first victory ol the Marne as a strat eglc masterpiece. Far Reaching What the conseauence of jes terday's victory will be cannot jot bn guaied, but that it will bo tain to, enemy canmot'hdld tha Veslo line but miut recross the by the recapture, ol Soissons the allies are, able to debouch on both sides ol the river and taie him lii 'the The en- era) ippeara to be perlectl) awara ot this'and the necessity of setting out uulckly if he wishM unpleasant accidents. In accordance. with' practice. he al- rea'dr b'iT sefifre to the bases at Fismes arid Bralsnes and a dozen olher villages. The smoke which rises to the horizon is believed to show that' the enemy knows that' he can no longer use these places Retreat Began Friday The Gorman, retreat began.Fri- day morning after the fall ot tho Tardenols'itrio'brought about by inb storming ot the" Hartennes plateau by the troops of General Mangin tho night before. General Uerthelor.' on- tho east entered and advanced on both' sides of tho Ardre Valley. The. Americans In .the centre marched toward the Veslo down tho Orlllon Valley while from Harlennas the French debouches into the Crlse Valley, taking in the rear the previously' impregnable redoubt of Advance at Bound Little by little tho movement quickened The Dormans fthelms rtoad was lett three miles behind and Gueui, Pol'ly Vezilly Gous a an coil rt arid Coul onges were pass- ed at a bonna The forest of Nes les was cleaned and Dole Wood entered Arcy Wood was (but a moilbful. On the west the troops on to JAVlo 1alne, Ctmcrlse ind Septmonts By mid afternoon were established toltdiy on the heights en both sides ot the Crtse, that Is to south and southeast ot Boissons Tie fall of Soissons which the Germans wero obliged to ovacnale irrevocably decided the fate ot ths battle It the pivot of the whole German line Sven admitting that the German left c6uM cling to the nsrrow plain between the Veale and tho Aisne tlie right wing could not have remained In the air as Its onlv'enpporli are tha Solssoni plateau and nearest spurs ot the famous Chemln Des Uanies Ttios It ie held here the sltunllon will revert to where it was at the and of September, 1914 Revolt Breaks Out in Arch- .'of Terror Planned by Revolutionaries Toronto Soldiers Have Griev- Wreck Eating Places Helpless to Break Arrests. Toronto, Aug. the day follow- ing one of the most disorderly out- breaks this city ever has seen. 19 men are In'the hands of the police on charges oE disorderly conduct, but the real story of tho event is seen in the am) ruineil premises ot 3ut 3G restaurants on'- Younge, ,eec, liloor and Dundas Streets, as cy were left by a crowd ot returned diers and sympathizers last night The damage will tola! easily 0 and the sufferers are mainly Greek Foch and Retain Praised for Success of the Allies Knndalaslta, Russian Lapland, Aug. 'revolution against the BolsheyikI and In favor ol the allies has occurred at Archangel. The Soviet troops have fled from the citi Alter' the revolution had been brought about an 'allied, detachment was landed at occupying the railway station and tha telegraph otlice without resistance Apparen'ly there was uu of the allies forces ID their movement 500 Arreeted London Aig Exchange Telegraph dispatch trom Zurich todaj says .4- j i lelegraaw from Cracow atate tha otter the assasjlnallon pt Field Mar shal Von Eiehhorn Kiev more than 600 persons were arrested, including Ex Premier'vfitiaWhtoks Secretary Mllukoff and many members of th constitutional democratic party "Martial law has 'beenjfoctaimei throughout the .proTlHco o striking with the Am erlcins in the center, the best Oerman drawn there, >'the Prench.commander then prepared for _ attack upon the tar, more important Ine along the western flank south ot Sols sons. Ths Frankfurt. Zellung, he adds, 'has stated that tho Germans were going their lines opposite the Americans and .that the Germans had reached strong positions suitable to a crystallzaiion of the; "deten.se. We shall see. Doubtless the enemy made limself secure iu the two great woods north of there are other ways ot clearing them out than by driving our heads against his barbed wife...-, Yesterday. (Thursday) he maj fiave'heard .the .guns creeping upon bis right-towArd Cramaille with no little foreboding; "The intense heat and cloudless sk> yesterday has'glven place to rain am clouds which ho aircraft can penetrate so that Ilia beaten troops may obtain a respite.' 'Meanwhile ihe Americans continue to advance, which Js a wa: they they once get started 'Ciergi's and, all its gas isjn the! possession and jthpy baic a hold o She hills north .and of i The Germans.had had .their stron places .-here' which bad made the ac vance so'difficult, A little further pro- gress m the1 same direction made th enemv find his occupation of Jleun I Ere "Wood becoming hopelessly in SB ure He not onl> had the Am erl cans'on his right but have been becoming seriously concert -ed TjSgarjIing the progress ol Frenc fro Allied Offensive Has Carried Them Into Soissons, .Which Was Recaptured Friday Prisoners Taken and v Much War of Germans Out of Salient Has Become a Made by Allies at a taken With Monotonous Regularity.: TjSgarjIin ops wBi trooi the soulh east." NO ANNOUNCEMENT FOR TIME YET Washington, Aug.. formal reply of the government to the Aiuerkan proposal for Joint action by Japan, the Entente Powers and tho United Stales In Siberia''- was delivered to Acting Secre- lary of State Polk to-day by Viscount ''Japanese. fr T'IQ answer was understood technically to meet all the.re-' if nulremenls lald'down by the v1 linltcd States government.: It will require careful considers- lion, however, and no formal': fr' announcement Is" expected the present at least. 4 Ottawa, the allies and the of the Cnse has been crossed MANY PRISONERS TAKEN Washington, Aug. re- moving a, quantity of provisions from an American 'schooner last night, the crew of, a "German submarine set flre to the vessel, near the Maine coast yes- .terday morning. The navy depart- rhent was thus Informed today by to the commandant of the first naval district. The name of the schoon- er was not given. department issued this state ment Tho navy department Intorme that nlno men in i dory landrd n flannel Hock Light at 6.30 o'clock thl morning, reported thRt a schooner.wa ornedocd at II JO oclock yc.tc.da morning 35 miles west southwest Drlar Island near Ihe coast-of Nova Scotia Thd submarine crew took oft pro- vicl'dna from the schooner, and then set It'afire, they reported. The sub- marine, they said, "appeared to be Bbon't'200 tcct long and carried.two gunfl.' believe-this may be tho same submarine which began op- tho All an tic Coasl lasl month by laying mines in the trans- Atlanllc' ship lane near 1-ong Island, which was believed to have caused the loss of tho armored cruiser San Diego. Thiis-tar this second raid of Ger- man-submarines on this side of Ihe Atlantlc'.'has been without material result. Only a tew ships, raosl of ihem'nnimiiorlant, havo been destroy- ed iiut'Govt. Presses Charge of Pro- paganda Paris, Aug. Attorney General Merllloh summed up n the high court of iusllce'yestcrday .he gbvemmerit'6 case in tlie Irlal pi [jouis Malvy, former minister ot in lejlor in (severa! French cabinets j Tho atlorney.gencral said he did nwl ;y.g' compare Mr. Malvy ivlth either Holo Pnsha or. M. Duval, direc tor of the Bonnet Rouge, both of whom were shot as traitors, and that'he would withdraw the 'charge of treason In M. Marty's case.' Attorney Oencr a! Merlllbn maintained, however, tha M. Malvy was partly- responsible fo several rmilinisw in Uii. French arm whlcli-h'e pacifist paganda and bo staled that the forme minister, should bo punished in this onncctlon. Pans, Aug prisoners were tnk- tn In the French fit Soissons was occupied at o'clock ulaj emng, one hour after the Germ ins had been drum from the suburbs Those, of HIP garrison nol captured, escaped by Beeing iiortl-uard Jl scems'the cncnn did not expect to be chas- ed from Soissons llicre no indications that preparations bad been made for rclirement and no fires were discovered auy- On the left Fiidaj, French orvalrj and tanks kept in dose pursuit of tlie cneim and inflicted losses GERMAN RETREAT GENERAL London, Aug J German retreat is general on all three sides of the salient contitiered by the Germans m Ma> and the allies arc pressing close on the heels of the retreating encmj, s ijs Keillor's coirespondent at Frencb headquarters tclcgiaplung at 11 o'clock Tuday night DOWL1NG. GETS A LIFE SENTENCE s Ant rtreet ulTway If ail can telnf ofl'Kh n fir' aa the Mrttt railway Men arc there to no dftwnt the ac 'tlon mMorrfy- In the rtrlke off Uat nlflht, The 'and the alrctt railway nwr) wvnt out en maaM, itrt the ottiir wiioM did It reported that fifty fir cent, of ihe employe! In the ihlp- are at work, all o' the ploytti of one machine worka, nd. eighty five pef cent ef other machine Very few went out, Many of th4 cffllcafa of the unioni, when ink- ed for advice as (o going on strike, advlted their men riot do HUN GENERALS CAUGHT WHILE STILL IN PYJAMAS London, Aug a recent Italian ad- In Albania, according to re- perta received here, Oerwtan general and Oerman were ,6tttKt In pink pyjainaa, com- plttely w-re they The Mme tource re- IHric the tM Britlth monitors. They.thelled effectively tne retreating near the coarir; lk London, Aug. -21-i-Lance Corp. Joseph DoWIIng ofjthe Connaught Rangers on the Ireland-from a German tfirte fnonths pronc-unced guilty 'today and sen- dtathrrThe sentence, hoWevef, was csmmuteil to servitude for life LUMBER BOAT SUNK York, Auj Asso elated 'Prest "dlipltch frcm East- port, Maine, this morning, 'The crew if nine men a four-mailed acrioon- er were landed at Grand Maoan, N B, today Th< men reported (hat-4helr Wai sunk by a lubfflirlne night while be twtcn Briar and Manan" UNIONIST DEAD. t Auj Robert Thornp- aon, iJnlonUt membtr parlla r merrt for the ntrth division of Belfatt, died here this morning. THE Vr'tJATHER High i.. Low i i! Fair and rilJGE ENEJriY LOSSES Paris. Aug. -.trdops, which are nushlng the Germans between Rhclms mil have lost touch at ho point with the rearguards of the'eriemy. The loues of the cntmy declared to be heavy, according to the Petit Journal The newspapers cf.Parll, com' mentlno upon the significance of the battle, its results surpass considerably hopet, .The occupa- tion of Soissons has .made it veer- tain that the Germane will be obliged to retire to the Aisne 'as they did In the newspapert say, and they that the fourth anniversary of the mobilization of the French arrajr will be coupled In "this magnificent victory: which' the tafcnls of the allied generals and the valor of the illlei wldiert has today written the of the Entente v OPEN CHALONS' ROAD American Army On The AWne- Marne, Friday, Aujutt tM northward movementj'of% the Ger mine hat'now reached; a point that reaoerllng f Ihe Chafons-Rhelmi rtllroM F received 4MMM that Sojsaenf had waii greeted with rejokritf tha French and Amtrlone on line, the felt ent.thil'lhetr own llfte wfl'JW be forward and out etwerflly on the front the north of Couloejnet Arcy it, Restltue V THE NEW LINE London, Auf the eatter- ly tide of the teleejemt-Rhe'rni line to which the all4et have advanced, runs, accordlng-to the latest advices, frorrTSerzy-Et- Prln and Siyign'y. Both in thl) Ardre Valley, to the highest point on the plateau between the Ardre and the and thence to Ros- nay, Gueux antf Thillols and on the Vesle at St Bnce, which It on the original line b Oh'the northern-end of 'the to the of Solt- aons the French have'advanced from Venlzel to a point touth of Bralne, on the Veals The ad- vance Is continuing on the line farther to the east. Burning villages In the area north of the Veile River, between Muzon and St Thierry indicate thatfn further withdrawal of Germans i< intended Targe Urea have been observed. FISMES IN FLAMES The Important center of le in flames and there are grefll C4ftflagnttlone In two it Uhe northwest of .that The retirement the the German crown prince now att- pure be of a rapid char- acter There hat rat been i great deal of fighting certainly not In the area Mirthweet of Seleeone and K le unlikely thai anr large of prieomn will be re- pcrUd. t' t RHE1MJ WIUi the American Army on the AleneJllarne Aug. AaM4Me< importance' attKhe'd'fo the ad- vance of the allied, forces, on the eastern tttt ofY the Rhelme the line.of Gueu< and Thlll'ile.- It pelrrted to aerving the ofejectlof pre- tectlng R helms and placing iCosnsotc Oir FABI 4) ;