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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUJJE XI. E, ALBERTA. TUESDAY, AUGUST u, 1918 NUMBKR 200 RUSSIA MAY DEC1ARE WAR FORGE IS NOW LANDED AT ARCHANGEL Allifed Forces Have Been Landed .at Japari'.May Send Force Too BOLSHEVjkl LOSING ,-GRIP RUSSIA VON CAPELLE MAY QUIT AS RESULT 0? IJB. FAILURES Zurich, Switzerland, Aug. Admiral Von Capelle, German min- ister of marine, will resign soon, according to 'Berlin dispatches to the Stuttgartrtageblatt, the Mun- ich Zeitung and 'the Augsburg Zcltung. Admiral Von Capelle succeeded Admiral Von Tlrpitz as German minister of marine in March, 1916. His reported- resignation may have some connection with the re- tirement of Admiral Von Hoetzen- dorff, dead of tip naval general staff, announced 'on August 2. Several days before his announc- ed retirement, Von. Hoetzendorff had apolozlzcd for the failuie of German submarines to sink transports. ZEPPELINS is reported from Moscow, by way of Berlin that tWe BJfsheyikl government in Russia is considering a. declaration cf war against Japan, says an Ex- Telegraph dispatch from today. Aug. an- nouncement" was rrjade today of. .Ihe landing of. the allied' naval and -military, at Archangel on August 2. The landing was In concurrence1'with the wishes of the Russian population, it is stat- ed, and created general enthus- iasm. WITH ENTHUSIASM Washington, Aug first official report on the landing of at Archangel reaeh ed the" state- department today through diplomatic channels The dlipajeh sild greeted Ihe jrMt enthusiasm. kortes'lil Siberia will remain there end cooperate fulls with the allied forces heing sent lo llidir assistance nccordfiiK Jo orders issued (oday bj J'rof.-T. O. Masshryk. president ot (he Czecho-Slovak'_natSonal council and Ihe Czecho-Slovak ''biles. Through the commander of the forces in tho region-of Vladivostok General. Dletorlclu; Ihe Czecho-Slovak iirmiea are they nre In the territory.o( a friendly nation am Iliiit "they-arc io oppose in trie firs .place the Auslrians and Germans, bu plsp nny Iluss.lan faction allying Itsel With their enemies or the enemies-o Ihe allies.- They are rcfiueslcd by th nrJers, however, to continue thei jiollcy of neutrality In Ilussian inter Eal administrative affairs. Losing Their G7ip -Amsterdam, Aug. is dally tic clearer .that Holshcviki lluence now oniy'exlentls '.o the large In Weclcrn Russia, says a He lin dispatch to Iliel'rankforl Keii viille Iho ca'sl' is Increaslnsly r.lip oul.ot their.'hands. The Germ. Bovernmenl, ;the dispatch adds, np jiarently shares this ja'pah's Views Toklo'.': Associate Count Terauchl, in slatempnt'conccrninB allied government take furlber military measures In caae. (he .Vosfljcn of (he Czecho- slovaks demanded it. The premier nl- so indicated Ihal'if Hie chaotic situa- tion In Sflierla continued, Uio trnmcnt "might' flnij it necessary lo Rdopl siiilablc mililnry measures lo cumbal ms'isco-in .the For Easi.. ive Enemy Airships Prevented From Making Raid on England London, Aug. last night's raid on England by- German air- ships one of thV enemy craft, 7 zeppelin, brought down, it was officially announced today. Another of the German airships was.damaged but-probably, suc- ceeded In reaching its base The text of the official state ment follows: enemy, air- ships attempted to .cross the coait last ntoht but while "still "at ser were attacked by Royal Air Force contingents, co-optrating --with naval units." Believe Hindenburg Will Start Offensive in-three Quarters in Month ofjSeptember. Rotterdam, Aug'. Mall and it is perhaps unwise to place on such rumors, but it is stated here that the offensive of the year has been planned by Hindenburg for next month. It is suggested that September-is absolutely the 'limit of time to which Germany could delay the final attempt to force a decision in'vitw of the growth, of the American army. For that purpose it is therefore Intended, so the report to commence simultaneously-an of- fensive at three places, one in the Champagne, a second further north to force a way to the coast and a third in the Verdun region in another attempt to force'the southern road to Paris. Austrians are Despondent Admit Defeat is Inevitable Aug. man power will be the nei Jetd mining' factor In the war anil that It is incon-: testable thai the numerkal superiority ot tha Entente is growing arc two admissions'publicly made n Aus- tria, which have caused great despon- dency tliioughoul ihc Ktnphe, accorcl- ing to f.dvlces .reaching today rough official channels. The admis- ons are made in the Arbiter Zei- of whk'h slates that the h and allied victory on the west out has visibly prod-iced profound ipression among Hie [icople. The BELIEVE HALIFAX F o'f Sfanlsh yrifft have been re ported to the health authorities here, all of them orljinatino. from boats coming Into the dscks These caies have all been Isolat- ed and vessels and bedding fumt gated. U. S. CASUALTIES TOTAL 16..10 Washington, Aug States irmy and mircne corps casualties In the fighting-'on'the Marne salient made public by the war department numbered soldiers'and This brought the total since the toll or victory began to arrive yes terdjy-to and the of all casualties since'the American forces landed In France to Says Cannot Surpend Habeas Corpus Montreal. Aug. parliament that inasmuch as the petitioners Offer Huge Rewards fo Location of Sub. Base or Capture of Spies Halifax. M.S., Aug. Halifa Jerald aqd Evening Mall toiiay pffe a rewaixl of "to any person -wh will supiiiy inforriistion ol the locatip of a base on the Coael, o be seaboard-of the Hay ofTund; ucri by.l.ie German submarines no' operating In the Atlantic water ml which information will seizure and destruction of said bas or operatlons.'V 7 The-Herald ivill ward to -anyone giving informatio that will lead to the arrest and pu lahment al "any" of (he enemy agen ivho, it'is alleged by the Herald, fesl COL. McLENNAN KILLED, Montreal, Aug. cable advicet brought today that Lieut.-Col. Bart lei t McLennan, D hid killed. -No details are available. He is well known in business, sporting and philan throplc 'circles in Montreal A member of many ,he was an enthusiastic horsenian and hunter paphr slates: "Tho assaults of the allies against Mir new front have in no dimin- ished in intensity. Th.u Is a fact h'cii gives one nubr; to think. "This spirit of the KYeiU'h un- iled with the powor ni orgauiz nuiiity oT America, fcivcs a value to the armies of the Kpteme a; the leasl'equal to that nt Germany. It U incfintesUblei niKKorlral sifp- eriorUy of ilhe Entente is hicfeas every day. Thin is n fornul avov.'al cf ther inevitable -lefeat which 3s awaiting the ceninil r'ov.'rtra." Germans Make Effort to'Wrest Back Some of Territory in 'Salient, But Without Success-yAIHes Holding Firm Along Entire Use Artillery Extensivly in At- Shells Thrown by Hundreds Into Allied- Lines. Canada. having the right Tlelegate to the governor-general in lp suspend the right of tbeas.'corpus in Canada, does not ven. possess for itself that power of This 'was the conclusion jiidgmenl. rendered ibis morning in le superior: cpurt by Justice Monte, i ordering the military authorities to elease Blanchay and Strulovitcb, two ouni5 men cf foreign birth, now Iteld s firalte.es. anpllier issue in Slanchay "and: strulovitch case; f nationality.: .Jn this judge held the is.Ulmt iiad not voted at the election they could not "ie called ujnn to perform mil-tnry duty. In-the case of Rousse the judge said that accordinK to" tlfe allegations of Hie military authorities, ROUSEC was consenting party when a certain physician injected into his system the germs of a loathsome disease In or- der to linflt him for military service. "Jf the petitioner -wished to make Mtaself-nnfit for military service and actually'did what Is alleged, 1 will not Interfere. They take htm and send 'him to the! said Juilge Monte. British Commanders Very In- geiuus in Devising Schemes For Catching Pirates DISAPPEARANCE OF MAJ, Ont Aug {s under tootl tbat" a strict1 ihvestfBatlon .iuti he .Major J. SUarpe" Instituted. Tin act that diving and blaelirig revealei 10 trace of hie hocly has'strengthenei he opinion that' he either'liaa heei made a loul play or that he has left the cilyV It is said that when IB left.his office lie: in hi vallet which inLssIng when hi ilothlrig-was Binders at Work in Many Fields in District this Week -Tho. binder" ire settlne Into thllsonlh ot.town arc. wheat_to; Matlcbd, Aug. An a result of a Knot from a. pnn Joe Hodge, of Mm: Is On Sunday dfle'rnoon while looking for norae ol lin 'inel Ms neighbors, Jlr -.nnd, Mrs. Wrlghli on the Koad driving in a buggy. After, Homo conversation Mr; Wright was taking .tho shot itin Irotil {lie In sonic manne- ttogiin' went' off, 'parl of.lho charge drifting ,tot' Haiti In the sjflo of thu face. He was brought (o tho hospita wlidrq ho -U'noif -under the Elector' care, .When (i'o'Hs-illti. district, nnil much of grim will Ho in Ihh wjiy. Iji'llie tlistrlcll tut -tnd nnrlli of outing lins ilready Marl cil, wlilk'. ivc.il oinl Ot Hie city Ihe later. "pfic mils itf rif'cnl diti tnvo helped (o fill 'hf s-ll i in mini' ci ill nalns jos lerday visited in iho ro Ihal ho better Irian rixper-leil dlslrlcl. TASER jr. The rain oMisl" Salurdaj .ery welcome here. H is Ihe rain we have hart for some lime. The general opinion la (hit Ihe wheaUln hla iHalrlct will bo'of good qnaltty. The heads are filling and it would an: pear'that In spile nf the drought a (nil alzed wheat will be thresh cd. The quality Is good. >Vhit Is Ironlillrig the (nrmers Is. the small quantity. Ono hears of wheat Uiat will go twenty bushels or more lend acre, but these are exceptions Jl i thought that lor the'dlstrlcl there w'll he ivheal enough for seed and a Ijltle over, lint oats are almost failure. MACLEOD.. amount p; short grain this year (9 one of the LADY :RHONDDA WANTS l TO SIT'IN HOUSE OF LORDS London, Aug. Lady widow of Viicount Rhonddj, Bril- food proposes to dim her right as peeress to sit In of lordi, according lo report 'published by the Man-' Tabor, August 0 Ciit'ing "ttrled tkb.vtek In some fields, and wlil Ic general around here in A In what fields are world culling It Is expected now llia.1 the yields hill be considerably, better than was earlier farmer's1 problems. In norlhwcsl of MaclSod one thd dlslrlcl farmers for. MILK RIVER, Milk nivcr, Aug 3 plsl neck has seen'a good deal of activity In the harvest fields, rrlnch the sir- prise of who lold us lhat no grain would SB cuf this >enr 1( Iho weather pcrmlls, ,lhe binder tlioiild bo out In force next ORION. Orion, Aug. hns been made In harvest operations humers t London. AIIJ. S neuters Urn- revelallons regard- Ing tlie work of Brilish mystery ships which plnycd an Important parl in antt-siibniarine warfare 'are made by the naval 'correspondent of the Times. They show how Brilisb seamen have.met German craft and cunning with craft and cunning. Until this week the public-iias known nothing .about tlie mystery- ships Xtofln in the navy as the "Q" ships although ecveral officers, rmtubly Captain Condon Campbell, .have been decorated lor their services'on Ihese vessels. Dclalls can now_ be' mad public as the Germans are becoming .ware' through bitter experience he 'methods used against them. A Baby Decoy. How a "woman and baby" accoun1 ed ton a snbmarine Is Hold by lliu correspondent. The submarine order- a vessel lo surrender and fired u shells Inlo her. The boats tben efl'tbe ship leaving on .board a wo- man who ran up and down! the deck wflh a baby In her arms as'If mad. came Ibe TCS- sel and )he woman hurled the "baby" Into the open hatch. The "baby" ex- tl and blew out the hollom of Ihn submarine. The was' ttec- Oraled Ibo Victoria Croes. tde correspondent says that the first mention of a mystery ship was Ihc ciaeol which on August 19, 1915, sank a submarine afler the torpedoing oF Ihc Ilrilhh, liner. Anbh. Tlio'Baralong was probably not the first case In'which a ruse was nsod and since Ihcn the disguising of arm td as fnnoconl merchantmen for dealing wljli snbinarirtes had nt Want Hands With LaUo .Men f o'Qust The Ex- v. (remisls Aug. sentatives o.f all returned sotdiers''an veterans' orgflnlxallohs in Vancouve met last lifghl in the'Array and N'm club robin's.and formed a. permane' United Veterans' council--to hand Ihe controversy belween lab and returned soldiers and to all similar emergencies should- Ilicy? arise in Ihe fliture. The-, recent; jllslurbances were -dis- lusscd1 at'-great, length, and It was de- Ided to l.rj' same by con- :ltiatory. rktber thAri mandatory meas- ures, resolution'was passed eni- lodyirig'- Ihe -following questions lo ie submitted fo organized labor In he "IJO, you tbinK the pxecuilve of the Trades and J.abor council did righl n ordering cease wor.k-froni Friday noon (o. Salurday noon last on account of CondwihT V "Are'yOii iri; favor the constilu- Ion'of .the Trades' and council jeing amended Jh such a way .lh.il your own'consent must be bad before similar aclioii work Is bavo clubbed to'gelhdr and bought a header, so lhat Ihey will gather up all, and" nothing whl be Thd The soulli part ol the district vUlled Wednesday night by a heavy shower of rain, lasting more Ihsii'.an hour. .There was much.lhunder' aitd lightning, k Crops are malm-Ing quick- arid coming week will find many of the farmera cutting the tirat whe.al. WARNER Warner, Aug0 Is. slarl- mg here today, there are some fields In this dislrictv.lhal arc confidently expected lo ID 25 bushels, (13 it reaull o( Iliereecnt rains Jhls oil traded considerable attention. 1 Much Ingenuity. In addition lo tho "woman and baby' ease, tho correspondent nie'nltons thd of a retired admiral serving as a captain who placed 'a-day slack on board an ancient looking craft. When (he Aiibmarine ordered her der the Germans were aslonlshed to receive a broadside from the hay Another Method. On another occasion sr sea-worn tramp steamer was crbs'lrjg Sea' when a submarine ordered Ihe crew': to abandon ship. Sd.anre-jvaa the aerma'n ot his prey thai the bombs 'with which he Intended (o sink the Vessel -were brought, on' deck around Ihe conning lower, i'lThe; commander N.WAR, AMEKICA'S ONLY; BtygiNESS NOW .'AugV 'Amerf- memters'-of (he war com- England in- vestigatinfl war have a statement dealing with the that- are being Put firward In the United States win-the say thai thi period 9ield Ffsmes and all other galps not- withstanding terrific artilfery ac- tion'by the and i face Df every opposition -tnrew pa trols across the Vesle at several, places. French to their.right and left also calmly went back about the completion of, thefr, plans and also moved patrols th" the German artillery falling to stop them It was not expected that one of the smalf detachments sent across the Vesle remain there. In every case they Went special1 purposey'and moat of them will to southern American parties also crossed iKe riVer'west of Flsmes early today f The GcPmans strdHg 'efforts to from Flsnes For the time that point Is the most active'and noisiest along the In the capture of Americans took seventeen With their ih'ese welpons had been left south of the Vesle lo enfilade an advance Some of German also were captured RETAIN INItfATIVe, Paris, Aug. attack which have been delivering agalrist the allied advance guard., north of the Vesfe have failed to disturb thd tern porary slibrlizatton of the front- The allied Ii ft- tafning the TnltFative In1 these oper Much importance is flinched la- day to the operation reported fur- ther to the north along the lin? between Braches and M north of Mont Didier. These are pointed to as a direct menace t3 the junction .point of the'arnitis of General Von, Hutier and Crown PrEnce Rupprecht. CONTINUE RESISTANCE, j Aug. resist- ance north of the Vesle Is Leing continued. The enemy rearguard is standing determinedly along the heights commanding the river crossings where the French'light elements which -have passed be- yond the river are encountering them, says the Havas Agency's re- 'view of the battlefront situation to'day The Germans are trying to prevent'- further 'allied cros- sings. POSITIONS UNTENABLE Paris, Aug, Agency) Is general agreement among the military critics that trie Germans will not be able to retrain long in the region tween the Vesle and the Aisne. where their position Is considered untenable A The Echo De Paris lays stress upon the various signs observ- able of. the strategical' retreat which the German'high command may have 3n contemplation various the French are attacking. It believes the en- emy is preparing a 'relief offen- live" to be launched soon. the on tht Vesie, Moiiday, Auj- a social eil Germans facing the Am- ericaus along the Vcslo increased tho intensity of Ihelr artillery fire late today, bringing :inlo action guns- ot 150-niiHiirietrcs agahal the forces >vest ot'-fismcs.' 'During the afternoon the Germans flami projectors from the-slopes the Vesle, where they appeared lo be welt organ- ized. Machine guns alsp were iiaed repeatedly The American lines were also sub- jected to a heavy- tiro from German 150's ant] late In the afternoon, cmy raked the Iilll tops with various kinds of gas shells. The big gun duels soon becnnic so violent that observa- tion was'rtffflcuU and maps had to'bo used. FIGHIIOBEFE So Kiuser Tells Delegation Finns Which Gnes Him Libenv Cross T Amslordani, Aug.. Nord Deutsche 'AllgcmemeiXeitung of Her lin, say.i thai the Oerman emperor: a clcpulallon which conferred on him Iho Fintrtih Liberty Cross, gratefully accepllng Ihe crpsg as i symbol of Hie unity of Iho nlsli and tlio Oormah peoples. emperor In his speech, referred (o tho t inns ind Germans as lo getKcr In -the .cause of anil -Independence ho the hope that Ihls Independence would lay Ihe foundation for a Irmlfnl ind cordial relationsiJp lietwcen pw gressive :peoples slmggling fop.thfifr frccilom.v .Declaring: lhal ilruggle had Ilie effect ot he'p Ing olher1 peoples to burst their bonds and obtain emperor said: Bj ojr deeds we succeed with oul -much, talking, -In. nhaC ouficnemles never tifa of claiming as ihelr aim bill wtilcll they Intend lo realize namely Ihe protection of m tholr struggle lor freedom THE WEATHER High M Low v 44 and warm, i-1 ;