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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xi. O.ETHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY. AUGUST 5, 1918 NUMBER" 109 Siberia To' Declare War on Soviet Anti-Bolsheviki Army Retreats. REPORT THAT RUSSIAN GRAND DUKES HAVE NOW BEEN EXECUTED "NO MORE STRIKES" Vancouver, Aug. of returned soldiers have declared a policy of "no more strikes in es- sential Industries during the war." They affirm "thai" in future Indus- trial plants so affected will be manned by returned soldiers, many of whom are skilled mc- clianics., -London, Aug. serni-offi- cinl Russian' newspaper Pravda and Isvestla.declare that the pro- visional government of Siberia in- tends formally to declare war on the-Soviet government within a "few tfaysj according to an Ex- change Telegraph dispatch from The Omsk (Siber- ian) 'government; It i: aSded, has 'informed' all neutral and'-allied. establishment of an Siberian. governient. .j of .whom see mi ,__. rirer. cb'mmariSef irt'chlef-tof, executed by the according to Moscow advices to the Bayer.eehe Zeitung of Munich, Won'ti Support Soviet; Amsterdam, .'Aug. entcm diplomatic, representatives in Russ lioiord leaving Vologda for. Kanda as ka'made known the attitude of the Bove rn m puts toy th e Elorie t govoi me n't. according, to (he Russian new quoted by Getr- newspapers; They, declare, that the allies flirt n desire to maintain any sort oC'connc "Jon with'Ihfe Soviet govern men I so' Jong as'thai government was support- ing German junker froiver on jlussian soil'J! as was within iiuullc knowledge, newspaper reports. ''Great 'Confusion Harbin. July commander of Iho anti- IJolshevikV SiboYlan forces operating Bolshevik! anrt Austro- Uerman troops', east of Lako-.Daiknl, lias been forced to rettro from the town Ih" twcen and Chinese Man uhuna, for a.diatanCD of JO miles. The 'people' from tha town o[ Manchuria "to. Khailar, on the trans- Siberian raUway. stxty mllca to-the eastward. In describable confusion rclgna In .lhalt'region. It Is reported agents are buying largo numbers.of .cattle in MungoUa. The Chinese to be Ignoring Ibe Bolahevikl and AustrO'German nris- oners wbo frontier. A 8ham Power copy of the Vo3gJ9chov_ SieU.iing ot Berlin, receiver here, coniains "a Stockholm dispatch "Up to the'middle of July the Soviet ftolhoriiies'at Archangel conlrollcri tho situation there, but since then En- tente IrbdpViiaye arrived lo protect which 'camc- from "The So vlet'gore rain en I is a aa Entente forces- haVo' o'ccjiplcd the Solpvolskl Islands; at itio entrance of Lbo Gulf o.C Onega, and ore using them 03 a base frr their operations against Archangel. land and sea forces are toward 'Hbe peninsula separates the Gulf of .Archangel, in Ihe bend of which la located the city of Archangel from "iho OuU ot Onega.' Expenses Hope That Bitter Rac- ial Feeling Will Ik Wiped.Out Quebec, Aug. your Dr. .Henri Beland, ex-postmaster general, told ia crowd which ten- .dered him a welcome at .St. Jo- 'seph De Beajce, on his return Saturday after .four years1 In- ternment in Germany. Continu- ing Dr. Beland said: "You will be happy if you will do your duty and .no one can proKh you. Your recompense is bound to come, if not here, in the next world.V 'toid'of ilie flue'showing of th Frericw Canadians overseas and regre ted thai the parti played by the Frencih Canadians in not full war' Is, casei .said Dr. .Upland, we mus id.durreffprts in.--thai'direction. 'Irwlll -not; talk politic: I hare been out of for fou years and the situation is not allogetl er clear am hoping th: any animosity -which..may.- eiiet ,.i the Dominion race or provinces wUf "disappear and tha Ibo country will co'nfc eraliOQ welded :by Sir-John. MacDo: aid and Sir G. E. -V Germans Are Now Engaged in Voluntary and Forced Retreat at Several Points. HOSPI'L SHIP SUNK; 150 WOUNDED LOST London. Aug. hundred and fifty patients are reported lo have been killed by the explosion of a torpedo which sank a ship this 'morning, The ship was returning from France and rearing a home port when the torpedo struck her, penetrating the ward room where patients were accommodated.-; About 100 wounded have been landed at, a British port, coming ashore In what clothes they had on awakened. Ixindon. Aug. from Drench headquarters Sunday evening. tenters' correspondent says: "The German withdrawal on the vro extended' to Kontame-Sous-Mont and Aesriil-Sl. George, which is wo miles straight west of Mont Di- lier itself. Tho enemy Is abandoniug he whole western' bank of tbe river- SoutLi of Aubfillers anrt along tne .eights captured in the French attack on July 23, our line has been advanced >0'J yards east of Grlevesnes, includ- ing Hill 115, overlooking [Jrievesncst and tbe samo distance cast of I-aca- e and Si. AJgnan, to tho south. Then it runs along the line of heights, 97, CO and 98, norlheasl and east of Mesnile-Sl.' Georges. The Germans arc now engaged iu three retire- ments, one involuntary and two unlary- a.H .with Ihe-view of saving themselves. As usual, they treating 6louly.- and _in good. qrdfir, withdrawing in sections .centres of resistance, wbich alwaya are able to put iip a cross fire on 'troops advancing orer-hastlly. "On troops are closing up to the Vesle'east of Fistnee. They have the Ilivcr a few miles west of Hheims. The laflvance' to tho village uvillDt-ojieans .thai on the weslefii side Rheims is conipleiely'disc'ngaged and that the enemy has renounced the hope of capturing the town by ah en1 veloping Vessels Off Coast Scotia and Survivors Arrive A Canadian Atlantic Port, Aug. 5.H-The, crew the fishing schooner Nelson A., of Yarmouth, N. landed at a Canadian Atlantic port) .reporting that their vessel was sunk by an enemy sub- marine off the coast on Saturday Lull in Great Battle Number of Prisoners and Much Supplies, Taken in Week-End Fismes, Centre p{ Huri Stores is Forces Salient and Are Racing for the Aisne. r. More Tonnage Put Out Than Germans Sink AtJantlc J., Aug. ;lt Wi hjivi; the; U-boat said 'Charles M. Schwab, director-general of ship- building, here .lilt night. "We are putting out more Ttonnage now than the Gerrnantejin and it does not begin to measure up the product lhaL .we wlif.-be-able to aend dawn the ways in a few short months." VVaihington, Aifg. of tank steamer O. B. 'yesterday one hund- red rriiteiVoff, the Virginia Coast, the 'prasence of least wo siibmaiines on this side >f. the Atlantic. The Second raider has been operating off the ;6f Nova Scotia and. nearby for several .days. A Canadian Atlantic Port, Aug. auxiliary fishing vessel McLaughlitij owned yby Owens Brothers ol here last evening and reported that she had been chased by an enemy submarine, but that she had made good her escape, thanks to the ap- 1 pearance of a large steamer which diverted the attention of the U- The captain of the Mc- Laughlin reports that he saw the chasing the' steamec, but that he could not see what the final outcome was. AMERICAN SUNK. Washington, Aug. Am- erican, tsnk steamer O. B, Jenn- ings was-sunk by a German sub- marine.yesterday about one hund- off Coast and thirty. survivors of the ves- sel's crew have been brought to Norfolk by .a naval vessel, the navy department was informed to- day.- 'The [captain and one boat containing thirteen members of the crew '6nly'25 Miles Away. ,5. iitaln, jj-iieri who-were: reached from 'tjic jliopner] have ' reporting thai, thetr vessel Aug. plot against Nikolai Lenine, the Bot- shcvikf premier of Russia, and Leon Trotiky, minister of war, has been discovered, according to a Moscow dispatch in the.Vof- -siche Zeilung Sunday. ROUMANIAN GETS '1 ALLIED APPOINTMENT Paris, Aug. General Ilesion, former chief of -tlr Roumanian general', staff, lias :been asaigned to of a sylvanian legion on'the French front. 1 In has been in Franca since-InSt'Np- vemher'as HouTnanfan rcpresentallve in tho Inter-allied conference. tiCEOFDEAIH All is Ruin Desolation ii Rclake'n'by The" v Allies King Expresses to Can, His Conqern for Welfare of THe Settlers in the Western Provinces I.onifoit, Ans- and Ihelr cicoplional WANT REINSTATEMENT OK, THE' TELEGRAPHERS New ment of one thousand Western Union telegraphers, said to ,have keen dlicharjed for joining or with the Commer- Teleiriphers' Union of tea, and .the.adoption by the gov- shop" policy .in JhduitrjV slml.. io thirtf Adopted for railway of postmaster Gtrtira! In reiolutlon ed by rhembers of the union- (CONTINUBD ON" PAGE THHKG) lasva Canadian visited J'al.ioe SH.Umtny afternoon where- Maj- esties and Iho Princess. Mary. They wero accompanied by Gallo- way nnd Major dc- pArfmont of Khig discussed each member of the chlonln ot hla vfsits lo Ca'naih !n 1001 and tOOS.' -The eiUto'rV'worA mi'u.h inv of pressed with tho KIrip's Iho Canadian Imprettlen W. A. P., of th6 Lelh- cnoivledgo of Cftnada. Tho king-ex- iressed to the Wealern- nit-mbcrs! of he delegation much concern about tho 'eported failure of tho crops In cer- tain portions of the pralrlc where Ihe grain was affected badly at this time, but ho was pleaeed that the loss In Canada was offset by reports of nn unusually good crop In tho United Slates. The Icing was very much concerned for the solders, who had suffered from adverse conditions and hoped they would have a se good years again. The kins bridge llcralii, IriterVfoW said: "Any fmpreaslon have had that democracy simplic- ity did nol prevAl) Iri'Iho household ot Ihe present monafcSs of .Great Brit- ain.was 'r.CDioTe.d.wbftij.wa ,were given an opportunity dt meeting the king, dueen nnd th6 Printers Buck- afternoon. Tho party felt nt bpme from the very mo'mcnt lhbyv aleppod. liUb; prcs cnco of ihe '0 "ftbofll the, re pllon, 'Jmtircssed all with vinfoVraalloii f pressed his very hlgli approclatfrti' o( the American soldiers and said he. con- sidered them of a very high 'type and remarked about Ihe serious wny.rtbey were undertaking Hie Job of fighOng llie-encmy: Women's Votes In Alberta "Queen Mary talked with tbe AlbSr-. (a. represerltallrcs about franchise in the Western provinces and the presence of women In Ihe leg- islature. She was greatly pleaded .-It know lhal tho women representatives (n thd leglslalurb took an active In debates and wore competent Toronlo. Aug. special by Wli lam Cook from Paris, to Ibe ilai and Empire, today saya: "The Bilenco of death .broods ove the cityi of Solssons. "As at Cbateai Thierry 'and Fcrc-En-Tardenois nil i ruin and devastation. The noble tree Trlilcn iijiud Ibe -Viller's-Cotterfcl Ilpad' lea-ding to Solasons arc no1 prostrate and shorn of. their branches The foliage Is discolored-by gas. On of'the western suburbs of the city n longer morlls Ibe name, having been razed Uo.'the ground. No houses and wall aro left standing. It wftsUicre thai a battalion of Blue Devils entered the dlvy A3 at eftU'Thierry, Ibere were -barricades but.tliey did not servo .lo cover the flight of the German rear guard, being made of charred beams and soft atorief Tho allied Iroppa arrived infoigh streets over splintered glass, a cfouris of household utensils nnd fur- nitureshattered by German Hhells, ''The tralliedral is now- a mere skel- eton and its lowers phantoms. .1Vnal isilef.t of Kolssons Is an.underground by celiarsiot once French 7- sappers ave these l-M Jivd Op Fight Against Anti- Trust Law and Big Firm AVill Dissolve Washington, Aug, fix the gov- ernment's contention that it was al combination, jn restraint of the international Harves- f ter Company has. given up the fight and has agreed to Immed- iate dissolution." Announcement was made at the department of-justice today that the company will withdraw its ap- peal-to the sdp.reme court for a decree" of the district court that declared it was operating In viola- tion of .the Sherman anti-trust law and ordered fts.dissolution. The appeal frorn' this decision was to. have.been, argued at the next term of the supreme court. PURSUIT OF FLEEING ENEMY IS CONTINUING: SOME STRONGER RESISTANCE NOW BEING GERMANS HAD PREPARED FOR A LONG STAY i With the Aug. the Awo- elated German along the banks of the Aisne and Vstle Rivers is growing mora Allied patrols which have crojjed thete rivers have met with thfiterneit rectEtance In the neighborhood of Muizon on the south side Vesle, the Germans fought fiercely fist evening before thty were forced back The battleTwas arouSa the Vaule Farm andHrte adjacent _ wacjfft. On the end a ooing -T r NEW LINE With the FrencrTArrnV in Preu French troops railroad between Mont Dtdier and Amiens over virtually Its entfre length They occupied all the hills dom inating the valley of the Avre i The towns of Mornel and Moreull, on opposite sides of the Avre, about ten miles north of Mont Oldler, are still in the hands of the Ger mans. London, Aug 5 Reuters' Ottawa the Crown Prince began his retreat his armies have fallen back twenty miles and lost forty thousand prisoners The present German position Is nearly a straight line bttween Soisson? and The latter town is still surrounded by the enemy on three sidei, though the latest successes have relieved the pressure cast city The enemv. requires fewer divisions to defend this lino than if he retreated across the Aisne whoie many windings would necessitate large bodies Yf i them The Aisne, however, would be most dangerous In the rear of a beaten army, and indications are that the enemy will continue hit retirement north of the Aisne as even this natural rampart has been j-opardized by tho French bridgeheads at Soissons and Its suburbs, St VaasteJ the latter com- manding the whole sharp b-nd of the rwer east of the .city to for a new of- fensive'elsewhere; It is also asked if the retiring-movement will hot'1 end .with, an effective withdrawal lories of Baking o cardtil Inspection, of 1 cellars In which Oermdnd look uge. .-''Around Solssona great columns.of smoke, pierced by loitfnea of (lame arlslng.'-mark the site of burning vil- lages for, the Germans ate burning ev crytnltig In Ibelr path, as the Benlncr Tag'eblatt nnn'ounced they would Theytliave now set flro to crops, vil (ages and forests. of.Fifth Marks Breaking of New Dawn For Allies THKAVEATHEft d wore proving Ip f LovV slalor3." 'ne 73 52 ixnuldn, Aug fourth nnnl versnry of lhesbeglnnlng-of Ilie war was observed yesterday, not only as a day of prayer and remembrance In churches ,'of.-all .dehomlnnllons, but also' As'a day 'of' thanksgiving and ne.'ws-'ot Ihe glorious tri- umph of- the allied arms at the front has sent a-thrill; through the. whole 'The -newspapers .are not forgetful of the.-nafion's past' horrors, but char-, ncterlie the annlrersary as marking the turning point of.iho war break'ing'Of a new dawn for tbe de- liverance of Ihi) world from the men- ace o) Ocrmnn militarism. In Hyde Park, as elsewhere through- out England, shrines woro erected where thousands-laid flowers In mem- ory ot the dead King George, Queen Mary and mem tcrj of the both bouses of parliament attended special services in St Mar garets church Westminster The Archblihop of delivered the scrnion The', 'congrega'llons Included the prsmfjt{ ot Krlllsh Dominions with es of the Paris, Aug 5 There was a lull [n the battle along the Soissoni Rhcims front last nignr a u the breathing spell extended into this morning The Germans are be ing favored bf the weather condi lions which have the .'Vesle River into: and morasses, and tfiey are mak ing a stiffer stand herttthan'was anticipated TAKE FISHES Paris, ITSnes Ger many's great storehouse on the 'Aisne-Marne battlefront has.bten taken by Franco-American troops The French also have crossed the Vesle al zeverol points TURN FLANKS. Paris, Aug. Both flanks .of ...the .German 'fo'rcea "between Rheims and -appear, to. have been- burned. .VTrie. French have forced a crossing of; the Vesle river west of Rhelms. PURSUIT CONTlNueS: Akjg The allied pur- suit of the Germans continue, ac- cording to latest reports receiv- ed here Only a few enemy troops remain soulh of the River Veslc, jays the Havas Agency today in reviewing the tiluallon French patrols have crossed the Vesle iA Bazochcs and art.d call of Fismes, A Allied troops hold tne entire southern bank of the Veile be tween Flames and Rheims. .born resistance Is being fay thCiPrussfans and Qavarian tfuardt between Muizon ahd ut they were forced backf suffering heavy losses Vesle now are under. heavy artil- lery fire from the oppoilng jrrn GERMAN PLANS The li Is believed, will stop at an Intermediate point! between Ihe Vesle arid th'e Aline. but uebabty thev attempt a definite halt btforejthe Xltne Is reached -r The enemy has suffered serious iMtei In men and miter'il Enemy dead are 'scattered .alj .lead- ing roads to the north. .A number of platforms' for milli- metre have been found In the similar lo -that on theiSommc In. March, Pans, Aug day adds to the booty captured by the allies. It willbc, Impossible to take full stock for some time but the booty includes a considerable number of 77-millimetre iguns; -.many ,'bf, them found, in the deplhs of tho woods of-Aroy.and Tournelle ana the forest of Fere The number of 77 millimetre shells salvaoed lip lo the-pretenl totals 500 TAKEN- Paris, Aug. Agency) army captiir- ed 500 cannon and 600 trench mortars durlna the fighting along the River Crlse last Friday, the Petit Parlilen. PEOPLE ASKED10 Appeal For Use of Only One and Half PounoVPer Person A Month old Marne pocket, further Indieat Ing thtt the Oermint Intended stay there, The question Is being Paris whether Oerman with I nerth net fndicite.j change (n tacilii Tl order u" Aug 5 Reduction of household cbhSurainlon, of siiftar hi Canada ,to EI rallon ot ono aiul one halt. pAunuVa person a month for'pcr- sonal nsef ts by tbo Cnnad.i Food Board In A slalcmcnl ioal issued The ulmost poaalbU donsefvalion h urged In addition to the reslrlctlom non in forte upon all who use sugar, HoafehoWers are also lo use yellow of the granulated product siblo, because In lo get tluniost eiriclent economic results from tni reflnlng of sugar, U IB necessary Iftit aooul (tiirly pef ccr.l of jellow IUM? be produced by the reflnerlei T Tho food board s appeal ft iu a result of t Conference of thf national Sugar Commission atf review of IKe ran suwr slluij f balHnco Of on hand lies' i ;