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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta >PAGE FOUR THK LETHBRrpdC DAILY HER ALP Ube Xetbbtiboe Deralb c, fllberta renro nil LITHBRIDCE HEHAAO P INO COMPANY, LIM1TSD Street South, W. A. ", r and Dlrectoi teka Torraoce Bwmws tttlness Offlc. US1 Dtlly, per ty mall, pacirwr r wi' mail ol Mar daily on address I of authority to -tcrlptJor PROGRESS [JDF THE WA.R. 'l' With the recapture of Solssons She'occupation of VilleEnTsrdenoi at the tight tip ot salient, and o -ths great Geraun centre o 1 supply, aT'the Centra of the s alien 1 serves drawn from allies, turned the budding German victory Into the worst defeat be has suffered since tie battle ot tie Jlarno In 'Ser-teaiber, 1914. when tie Hun was driven back to tlio Alsne after reaching the very gates Paris. cud ot the- vic- tory is not yet. Sunday's dispatches [ell us that both [tanks of the Ger- an army which occupied the sallecl r tho drive hive iveen turned on 0 Vesle and Aisne rivers and It ap- ears as It tho enemy would have a ard time to uiake a Eland within a easonable distance ot the commcnc ns point ot the cattle. Prisoners nave ecu taken In thousands and much ooiy has fallen to the allies Tho victory should hearten the a! es for iheir entry Into the yea 1 the war. It is fitting that the nev, lly, America, should have had an 1m portent part In the great victor: which marks the close, ot the fourth year ot the war. The, Americans have UP (th? eJUed forces have ''cleaned up thp Hhe'ms SolsEoi lient entirely ot enemy forces In'.thts treat vrlotory, whica spelle- disaster for the Crown Prince'Dj arm j les Ihe allies have captuied enormoi numbers ot prisoners as well as qua j titles pt war In aadl.' this 119 German dead' in' the retreat 3 piled up to "huge tig James Grant, a pioneer miner ot the Kootenays, died at Kalso. Thousands of English school child- ren will help In the harvest flelde this immer. William Langtord, a well known contractor pO'eterboio', djed after a short illness. Lieut.Frank Coghlil. hrother of Ma- jor Coghill ot resorted missing.. ..v. Lieut. Roy DubnerVflf the R. A. P. son ot Mr.- Thomas Dnbber ot St. Thomas', added the numbers which have taken enemy the numerical super- orily he-enjoyed in the spring. With such a good beginning, and wilh hun- dreds ot thousands ot fresh troops coming up from the reserves, the Am- ericans should' develop such confi- dence that they will in a short time he comparable with the best of the Flight-Lieut. Wm. son ol Mr. "and Mrs. o Chatham, d.ied -trial' Injuries' received In other troops, ot Ihe allies. Another important step forward i" missing. v.'.-- has teen the year In the decision to-unify the allied command under Generalissimo Fcch, a master strategist- Russian, situation i-. al 0; tak- ing a turn for the better The Hubs Principals-o v Schools are asking tor o 35 per cent.owing-to o living. John Carpenter, bt Cha ham, died following an Illness ot seven years. He is s'urvlved by a; 'step- daughter. Tho Concretia, tho jgeniijnely concrete ship constructed in -America, made her mailen trip from Montreal to Brockville, which proved very sue- Xealy bushel? ot wheat s stored in Australia. William Fisher, ot who ad been In poor health tor some time led recently. .Victor a. son ol M. S. Stovel, ol Stralfsrd, was drowned ro- eully. 6.S42 crates of 'strawberries were hipped from Wynncl, B.C., this season. nev. James Walter llodjins, in tho Anglican ministry elnco 1SS3 and ac- tive in four fraternal societies, died at Ihe age of 63 years. ovens, costing about 000 will bo completed this tall by tho Steel Company ot Canada at Hamilon, Ont Lieut-Col. Frederick F. Clarke, ot flOJt FlOHT PiOl) The Geraitns are falling back to de- fensive positions along the Alsne, tut whether they will be permitted to re fain for any length [a1 time remsJna lo be seen. have- been raable to -manipulate the Russian resource as theV wovld.vrish and with alhed intervention in Siberia a change on the eastern front may coma qutckly. Is, the present allied victory 111 eifecl on Bwicpns tie various Jlnss Ian (ac- tions FOUR YEARS Sunday four years ago was a. day ,thlf will long be remembered throughout the British Empire It was the. day preceding do- claratlon war against Germany and on tehalt- ot. little -Belgium. ,_ -At that ttme thought the war fnonld Cast four years When the late "Kitchener announces, hb> belief i years And, as she been from. tie first, 13 still supreme en the eeas. over two yejrs the German high 'peas fleet has never challenged the Bntl-h, The submarine 1 comimj'nn- rains, has hampered ,tho "German, rear, guards which were unable lo ford the' stream. and Jiad to fight for their lives. Most of. these Germane, were killed.and the-rest were ma'de prisoners. Flsmes Is completely surround- ed by American troops. The Ger- mans ire foot hold !nx the extreme northern part of.the where there Is house to Chouse" fighting. Crack Prussian units are offering the most resistance lo the Amer- i Allied troops have crossed the "Altne aficveral points between Sotsjors and Venlzel. The German resistance Is faltering on the left wins of allied advance, while It Is growing stubborn and dwper-' ate on the right wing, where still retain a foothold on the bank ef the Vesle .twten Chjtmpljny north'west of; General..PersKlng, In his com- munication, says the Americans alone have taken In addition to 133 guns. GLORY FOR AMERICANS. Paris: Aug. covered themselves with glory In tho hand-to-hand fighting "In the streets of Flsmes yesterday when captured the'German base. The flehting Is said lo have been the bitterest of the whole war, the- :PrussIan Guards -asking no quarter'and being bayonetted or clubbed to death as they stood by their machine au'hs. ADMITS DEFEAT- Serne, Aug; German of- fensive has been stopped and pres- ent operations cannot be publicly discussed, declared General Hel- llngralh, Bavarian minister of war, !n speaking In the first cham- ber 'Saturday.. "The .fourth year ends by what I amounts -to h etoppast 'of cur, he saldr "but It Is npS possible to the situation apart operations now In progress which cannot discuss-' MONDAY. AUGUST 5. 1018 In public.'' ur elect suticUnt rtttdy lently will delay a result" London, Aug. the form 3 long letter to his at Dundee, Winston Sponc'tr Church- minister of replied -to -the of Lintdowne'n recent letter.and mikes the fol- lowing re-marks among'others: "The war got to be won. It Is not wen yet. Ttiwe two f dominate every form of arjument not arising from despendeftcy or treason. AppesraiMS power with the enemy; reality .of power Is'With US." "President Wilson withI search- ing thought'has spoken the only words which would be tieani In the councils and cimpt of. the alllee: ".'Force, wlthoutl jHhV without restraint, force ta the ut- Now Grocers wrench o oomea, o a dian Northern raliway station moved to a inore convenient locality. Mr. R. Stap.ellsl'Toronto, clalnjs.thn titia of-Iho" oldest'i-iortetor in Can- ada. On July 21 sast ho commenced his in the service of All them. ....._ Jiceefled, by we are entering on the J fifth war Tha. fourtfl year OL the war has been a pi in which the allied''world has had many anil of Russia i yearjage'last-spHng paved the way S.for iT_supreme effort oa Ihe part of "manner as seen by the facl that dunng June more than American soldiers' were transported ro the Atl ntlc. Important allied hare'been recorded In other catrei of, the Var during the year, jtabls In Me opotamll On the whole the allies are entering lie