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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUJrtfc RUSSIA NAY J AUGUST 1918 NUMBER 200 WAR ON JAPS ENTENTE FORCE IS NOW LANDED AT ARCHANGEL Allied Forces Have Been Landed at JapanMay Send Force Too iBOLSHEVlkl LOSING GRIP THROUGHOUT EASTERN RUSSIA la reported from by way of Berlin that the Bdlshevikl government in Russia is considering a declaration cf war against says an Ex change Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen an nouncement was made today of landing of the allied naval and at Archangel on August The landing was in concurrence with the wishes of the Russian it is stat and created general enthus WITH ENTHUSIASM first official report on the landing of allied troops at Archangel reach ed the state department today through diplomatic The dispatch said the populace greeted the troops grMt forces lit Siberia will remain there end cooperate fully with the allied forces being sent to their recording orders issued by president of the CzechoSlovak national council and commander of the CzechoSlovak ar Through the commander of the forces in the regionof General the CzechoSlovak are reminded hat they are in the territory of a friendly nation and that they are to oppose in the first place the Austrians and but filso any Russian faction allying itself with their enemies or the enemies of tho They are requested by the to continue their policy of neutrality iu Russian inter nal administrative Losing Their Grip is daily be coming clearer that Bolshevik in fluence now only extends to the larger towns in Western Says n Ber lin dispatch to the Vhile the east is increasingly jiing out of their The German the dispatch ap parently shares this Views Associated Count in a statement concerning allied in said the Japanese government take further military measures In case the position of the Czecho slovaks demanded The premier al so indicated that if the chaotic situa tion In Siberia tlxo gov ernment might find it necessary to adopt suitable military measures to combat the AustroGerman menace in the Far VON CAPELLB MAY QUIT AS RESULT OF FAILURES Admiral Von German min ister of will resign according to Berlin dispatches to the Stuttgart the Mun ich Zeitung and the Augsburg Admiral Von Capelle succeeded Admiral Von Tlrpltz as German minister of marine in His reported resignation may have some connection with the re tirement of Admiral Von Hoetzen head of tip naval general announced on August Several before his announc ed retirement Hoetzcndorff had apolozized for the failure of German to sink ZEPPELIN WAS N a result of a ehot from a gun of Mud is In the On Sunday afternoon while looking for some of liis stock he met Ills nnd on the road driving In a After Home conversation Wright was taking shot gun from the and in some manner the gun went part of the cbargo etrlktng Joe Hodge in the side of thn He was brought to the hospital where he is now under the doctors When he is recovered suffi ciently to attend court the case will lie up before the In meantime Wright is held in eus LADY RHONDDA WANTS TO SIT IN HOUSE OF LORDS widow of Viscount Brit ish food proposes to claim her right as a peeress to sit In the house of according to report published by the Man Guardian Five Enemy Airships Prevented From Making Raid on England last nights raid on England by German air one of the enemy a was brought it was officially announced Another of the German airships was damaged but probably suc ceeded in reaching its The text of the official state ment enemy air ships attempted to cross the coait last night but while still at sea were attacked by Royal Air Force coopirating with naval cases of Spanish grippe have been re ported to the health authorities all of them originating from boats coming Into the These cases have all been isolat ed and vessels and bedding fumi CASUALTIES NOW TOTAL States army and marine corps casualties in the fighting on the Marne salient made public today by the war department numbered soldiers and 140 This brought the total since the toll of victory began to arrive yes terdayto and the number of all casualties since the American landed in France to Believe Hindenburg Will Start Offensive inThree Quarters in Month Mail and it perhaps unwise to place on such but It a stated here that the offensive of the year been planned by Hindenburg for next It is suggested that September Is absolutely the limit of time to which Germany could delay the final attempt to force a decision in view of the growth of the American For that purpose it is therefore so the report to commence simultaneously an of fensive at three one in the 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 Austrians are Despondent Admit Defeat is Inevitable BELIEVE HALIFAX OF SPIES Papers Offer Huge Rewards for Location of Base or Capture of Spies Halifax Herald and Evening Mail today offer a reward of to any person who will supply Information of the location of a base on the Nova Scotia or the the Bay of ued by the German submarines now operating in the north Atlantic and which information will lead to the seizure and destruction of said base of The Herald will also pay re ward to anyone giving information that will lead to the arrest and pun ishment of any of the enemy agents it is alleged by the In fest MCLENNAN cable brought today that Bartlett had been No are He is well known in sporting and philan thropic in member of many he was an enthusiastic horseman and Binders at Work in Many Fields in District this Week The binders are getting into thi fields in the Lethbrldge district in rapid shape and harvesting will be general In most parts this There is scarcely a In spite of the general crop that will not be a bio 10 boast of some fields will yield faHy well Tho header is being brought iito use throughput the and much of tfifc a rain will bo saved in this In the districts nnd north of tho city cutting has already start whllj wflst nml smithwent of the city the iiusiuHini will IIP Krmnnvhnt raiiiM of ruPeiU dtite have helped to 111 the Rnlti fnmnuv to that thn jiuMs in will be better than Rains yes terday visited several points in the TABER August started thin week in some and will bo general around here in a In what fields are worth It Is expected now that the yields will be considerably better than was earlier looked MILK Milk past week has seen a good deal of activity in the harvest much to the sur prise of the knockers who told us that no grain would be cut this If the weather the binder army should be out in force week start has been made in harvest Farmers 1 south of town are cutting wheat to The rain last Saturday was very welcome It is the best rain we have had for some The general opinion is that the wheat in this district will be of good The heads are filling and it would ap pear that In spile of the drought a full sized wheat berry will be thresh The quality is What is tho farmers is the small One hears of wheat that will go twenty bushels or more tothe but these are It is thought that for the district there will be wheat enough for seed and a little but oats are almost a amount of short grain this year is one ot the farmers In one district northwest of Macleod the farmers have clubbed together and bought a so that they will gather up and nothing wiVl be The The south part of the district was visited Wednesday night by a heavy shower of lasting more than an There was much thunder and Crops are maturing quick and the coining week will find many of the farmers cutting the first WARNER IB start ing here There are some fields iu this district are confidently expected to go 20 to 25 as a result of the recent This in on man power will be tho net milling factor in the war and that it incon testable that the numerical superiority of the Entente is growing are two admissions publicly made Aus which have caused great despon dency throughout the accord ing to advices hers today through official The admis sions are made in the Arboiter Zei tung ot Vienna which stains that the French and allied victory on the west front has visibly prodiced profound impression among the The paper states The assaults of thr allfna ngninsl our new front have in no dimin ished in is i fuel whcii gives one to This spirit of lie lYumh irmy un ited with the power of lha organizing ability of givos a value to the armies of the Epicure a the very least equal to that o H is that tho nmifrjcjil stfp eriolity of the Rntnntfi hioieaslng every This is i foniKil avowal of theinevitable iefaat which is awaiting the central Says Parliament Cannot Surpend Habeas Corpus parliament of far from having the right to Delegate to the governorgeneral in council power to suspend the right of habeas corpus in does not even possess for Itself that power of This was the conclusion ot judgment rendered this morning in the cpurt by Justice in ordering the military authorities to release Blancbay and two young men of foreign now held as There was another issue in the Blanchay and Strulovitch of In this judge held that inasmuch as tho two petitioners had voted at the last election they could not be called upjn to perform mil tary In the case of Rousse the judge said that according to the allegations of the military Uousse was a consenting party when a certain physician injected into his system the germs of a loathsome disease in or der to unlit him for military If the petitioner wished to make himself unfit for military service and actually did what is 1 will not They take him and send him to the said Judge British Commanders Very In genius in Devising Schemes For Catching Pirates By Reuters Lim revelations regard ing the work of British mystery ships which have played an important part in antisubmarine warfare are made by the naval correspondent of the They show how British seamen have met German craft and cunning with craft and Until this week the public 4tas known nothing about the mystery ships kiiown in the navy as the Q although several notably Captain Condon been decorated for their services on these Details can now be made public as the Germans are becoming aware through bitter experience of methods used against A Baby How a woman and baby account ed for a submarine is told by the Tlie submarine order a vessel to surrender and fired a few shells into The boats then left the ship leaving on board a wo man who ran up and down the deck with a baby in her arms as if The Uboat came alongside the ves sel and woman hurled tho baby into the open The baby ex ploded and blew out the bottom of tho The was dec orated with the Victoria says that the first mention of a mystery ship was the case of the Haralong which on August sank a submarine after the torpedoing of the Nritish liner The Baraloug was probably not the first case in which a ruse was used and since then the disguising of arm ed as Innocent merchantmen for dealing wtyh had at tracted considerable Much In addition to the woman and baby the correspondent mentions the story ot a retired admiral serving as a captain who placed a hay stack on board an ancient looking When the submarine ordered her to surren der the Germans were astonished to receive a broadside from the hay Another On another occasion a seaworn tramp steamer was crossing the North Sea when a submarine ordered the crew to abandon So sure wad the German of his prey that the bombs with which lie intended to sink the vessel were brought on deck n round the conning iThe commander of the tramp steamer careful man oeuvring the eubiuarWe witli iu range of his concealed armament so that it required only a shell or two to explode the bombs and blow the Uboat out of toe DISAPPEARANCE OF MYSTERY Is under stood that a strict investigation into the mysteryof Major Suarpee disappearance will be The fact that diving and blasting revealed no trace of lite body has strengthened the opinion that he either liaa been made a victim foul play or that he has left the It is said that when he left his office he had in Iiis wallet which was missing when his clothing was Want to Join Hands With Labor Men To Oust The Ex tremists sentatives of all returned soldiers and veterans organizations in met last night in the Army and Navy club rooms and formed a permanent United Veterans council to handle the present controversy between labor and returned soldiers and to deal with all similar emergencies should they arise in the The recent disturbances were dis cussed at great and it was de cided to try and solve same by con ciliatory rather than mandatory meas and a resolution was passed em bodying the followJng questions to be submitted to organized labor in the city Do you think the executive of the Trades and Labor council did right in ordering you to cease wockfrom Friday noon Saturday noon last on account of Goodwin Are you in favor of the constitu tion of Trades and Labor council being amended in such a way that your own consent must be had before a similar action stopping work is taken WIN AMERICAS ONLY BUSINESS NOW AugY Ameri of the war com who are in England in vestigating war have issued a statement dealing with the efforts that are being put forward in the United States to win the They say tha period of American preparation over and that from this time on the one and only business of the United States is the winning of the COBALT whhh broke out about three oclock Sun day morning on lank Street des troyed four the of three stores and the household of two IN FACE OF Germans Make Effort to Wrest Back Some of Territory in But Without Holding Firm Along Entire Use Artillery Extensivly in At Shells Thrown by Hundreds Into Allied PARIS UNDER German long range bombardment of Paris was con tinued of the the Germans have been re pulsed in efforts to Dislodge French andAmercan units which crossed from the south The official statement from the War Office today also reports a French advance to the north of Mont Prisoners were taken by the French in the repulse of a Ger man raid southeast of Mont Did The statement follows North of Mont Didier our troops have made progress toward the Avre which they have reached between Braches and A German surprise attack southeast of Mont Didier was checked com remained In our On the Vesle front the French maintained their positions at many points north of the river despite repeated attempts by the Germans to drive them is nothing of importance to re port from the remainder of the GERMAN LOSSES With The French Army In Associated German Crown Prince is now engaged In reconstituting his shattered div isions behind the lines with the aid of the remainder of the 1919 recruits in the opinion of General Mangin whose army played such a brilliant part in forcing the Ger man retreat from the Some of the German divisions which took part in this battle had their company strength reduced to less than 50 Some compan ies are still further depleted in In addition some of the best divisions of Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria were used in the having been lent to the Crown frorn the ar mies of the BRITISH were active last night in the region north of on the front northeast of the war office announced They threw gas shells into British The Germans attempted to pick off a British post in the dis trict northeast of Merris on the Flanders front but failed under a British counter HOLD With the American Army on the Associated troops held Fismes and all other gains not withstanding terrific artillery ac tion by the and in the face of every opposition threw pa trols across the Vesle at several French troops to their right and left also calmly went back about the completion of their plans and also moved patrols across the the German artillery failing to stop It was not expected that one of the small detaqhments sent across the Vesle would remain In every case they went for a special purpose and most of them will gradually withdraw to the southern American parties also crossed the river west of Fismes early The Geimans have made strong efforts to dislodge the Americans from For the time being that point is the most active and noisiest along the whole In the capture of Fismes the Americans took seventeen With their these weapons had been left south of the Vetle to enfilade an advance into Some of the German artillerymen also were captured RETAIN determined attack which the Germans have been delivering against the allied advance north of the Vesle have failed to disturb the tem porary stabilization of the The allied command Is re taining the initiative in these oper Much Importance is attached 19 day to the operation reported ther to the north along the Una between Braches and north of Mont These are pointed to as a direct menace to the junction point of the armies of General Hutler and Crown Prince CONTINUE resist ance north of the Vesle Leing 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 says the Havas Agencys re of the battlefront situation The Germans are trying to prevent further allied cros POSITIONS UNTENABLE Agency general among the military that the Germans will not be able to reitiain long in the region tween the Vesle and the Aisne where their position is considered The Echo De Paris lays stress upon the various signs observ able of the strategical retreat which the German high command may have in contemplation at various points where the French are It the en emy is preparing a relief offen sive to be launched With tho American Army on the Germans facing the Am ericans along the Vesle increased tho intensity of their artillery fire late bringing into action guns 150millimetres against the forces west of During the afternoon the Germans employed flami projectors from the slopes north of the where they appeared to be well organ Machine guns alsp were used The American linee were also sub jected to a heavy ire from German 150s and late in the afternoon the en emy raked the hill tops with various kinds of gas The big gun duels soon became so violent that observa ion was difficult and maps bad to FIGHT TO BE FREE So Kaiser Tells Delegation of Finns Which Gives Him Liberty Cross Nord Deutsche Zeltung ot Ber says that the German emperor on receiving a Finnish deputation which conferred on him the Finnhh Liberty gratefully accepting the crosc as a symbol of the unity of the Fin nish and the German Thfi In his referred to the Finns and Germans as fighting to gether In the cause of Fiunisi liberty and independence and ho expressed the hope that this independence would lay the foundation for a trustful and cordial relationship between two pro gressive peoples struggling for their Declaring that vital struggle had the effect of help Ing other peoples to hurst their bonds and obtain the emperor said By our deeds we with out much In accomplishing what our enemies never tire uf pro claiming as their but wlilcli they never intend to the protection of small nations iu theit struggle for THE WEATHER High 44 fair and warra ;