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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST 1018 fHE LETHBWnOE TTTCRAtP PAGE FIVE Are Playing Big Part in New Drive Huns CounterAttacking have captured about two onH n half mllos of the French have taken another town to the south wait of Wurvlllera and 7 miles from The Germsiw recap tured north of tho Somme by a ttrong oourtter attack FAR With British Army In accompanied by swift whippet are reported by airmen far out ahead of the Infantry The Infantry at many polntp was apparently checked only by sheer physical Inability to push any far ThU afternoon the enemy s transport lorries have been roll Ing along the few good roads left In the Somme They afford ed excellent targets for airmen who played4 havoo with the es caping convoyt and apeedlly Ut tered tho roads eo that they were NEW TOWNS the Lys front the British now hold Lecornet Lepetlt Pacaut and Above the Lys region on the front north of tho British carried out a local operation last night in which their line was advanced somewhat on a front of mora than ona thousand CANT HOLD LINE Lihons the line runs southward to Mehari southeast of This represents a total maximum ad vance of 11 It will be impossible for the Gsrmans to hold their Mont Dldier It is believed It Is jptao believed that the advance on the Plcardy front makes Am lens secure against an enemy at tacit and removed the threat against TANKS WORK British Headquarters In tanks did very well Under cov er of night a number of them were brought across the Luoe where they rendered inval uable assistance in what might have proved an awkward situation owing to the nature of the They drove the enemy from many trench positions and machine gun The German machine gun was less heavy than possibly owing tothe but tile seem to have dealt with the machine gun posts with ruth less French Statement French war min istry at oclock today issued the following statement The brilliant which in concert with British troops execut ed has been a surprise for DISTILLED Delivered to any part of the LETHBRIDGE BREWERY in the offensive of July 18 the soldiers of General Dnboney have captured enemy soldiers engag ed In the peaceful pursuit of harvest ing tho behind tho German Our artillery preparation was lasting less than an The en emy artillery has made no counter preparation at the beginning ol the replying Thn original front of the attack I was only four kilometres situated south Of the AmlenaReyo where our infantry went over the top at but gradually the offensive developed all along the bank of the Avre In the region of Continue With the British Army in AuK 9 British cavalry and some infantry were sig nalled in the neighborhood of Cnaul naH thin When las heard from directly today togethei with armored were operating back of and now have progressed many kilometres continuing the cleaning up of the country and capturing Some Germans put up a vigorous resistance north of the the statement and there was heavy lighting between Chi pilly and Follow Up Yesterdays With the British Army in Aug Prison ers rounded up by the British cavalry divisions are coming back rapidly Early this morning the combined FrancoBritish forces began following up the victory of yesterday from the positions reached last Reports received from along the front shortly before 11 said that satisfactory progress was being Undoubt edly resistance developed at several points but tills seems to have been generally except at the whero during the night sharp fighting developed and the allied troops were unable to maintain their footing on the chippily principally because of tho nature of the The French at the south began their push fdrward at the same time as did I the British this mornhig and it Is re ported but not officially that they captured The enemy in the Didler pocket is now certainly in an even more pre carious position than The wldeflung operations of the British cavalry menaces all the men and materials the enemy has The allied air forces continued the vigorous operations they Initiated yes terday besides blowing up many of the Somme seriously ham pering the German effort to remove the airmen attacked troop billets and The taken by the British forces in yester days fighting totalled 2GO officers and of other Important The present ad vance already has had an important effect upon the strategic German forces Didier are now in a very uncomfortable salient with only one line of railway supply to them and that line under cross fire from allied It seems likely that a withdrawal from Mont Didier may be necessary if the Germans cannot the and French back from the ground taken by them dur ing the last two The figure of prisoners taken embraces the number that have been Of these the French report ed that they had taken more than while the British total at noon was more than The French have been doing good work on the south of the new drive and possibly have taken many additional prisoners RECRUITS FOR 1HE JULY Have Come as Friends to Help Free People From Hun to Hu number of were secured fo the Canadian Expeditionary Force in tho United Slates and Eng during tho mouth of ac1 cording to the official of the militia department issued Muring tho samo the total was leaving a net gain for tho month of Enlist nicnta In Canadian Expeditionary Force since tho beginning of thewar have reached a total of statements shows that Canada furnished of the total secured during the United States and England Of the enlisted men In enter ed the 23 the 361 Hallway Construction and Forestry Battalions and 742 miscellaneous un A total of 366 infantrymen was secured In the United States during the miscellaneous units ob tained men and 165 recruits joined railway forestry and artillery The largest enlistment during July was in military district 4 of which Montreal is the where recruits were The figures of wastage during July show that the infantsy suffered to the extent of and other arms 984 Of the infantry wastage the statement shows that men were discharged in 23 in England while casualties oversease totalled 83S The number of discharges in Can ada from units other than infantry was In England and casualties overseas totalled HARVEiJM Ghautauqua Audiences to Hear Kaffir Boys Great Attraction Coming on Closing Night Has Appeared Before Over Two Million People reprenfiii tatives at Miirmannk and Archangel have published a declara tion of the British government to tho peoplns of The declaration says that tho allies are coming as frlnmis to help you save yourselves from Instruction at the hands of It declares hut allied troops m entering Russia to help out and not u foot oE terri tory is desired and platen that there IB no Intention of Imposing a political system upon which must work out its own form of The text of tlm dcrbiation follows Your allies not forgotten We remember all the services your leroic army rendered us in the early years of the We are coming is friends to help save yourselves from disineinber ment and destruction the hands Qermany which itrying to enslave your people and use Hit great re sources your country to its own We wish to solemnly assure you that while our tnmjis are entering Russia to assist yon in your struggle against Germany we phall not retain one foot of your We de plore the civ plore the civil war that divides you and the International dissensions that facilitate Germanys plans of con Chnutaiiquii tent will he packed toits outeredgps on thr closing night NntlveTCnfnTboys from South who have been taught by Balmer to sing nnd will he here to present their foraous TheKaffirs hnve sung before both houses of as well ns the royalty of They have been the spates Chautnuqua nttraction in tho United States of recent More tha n two million people In the United States and Canada hnve been most enthusiastic In expressing the pleasure and inspiration oined through learning nnd seeing what can be achieved with the rough human material of the Dork innt miss the Kaffirs on the closing she found fame and happiness in spite of unsurmountable obstacles is vividly portrayed in A Broadway to bo shown at the Orpheum round up tax slackers among American citizens living in a corps of specially trained revenue agents soon will be sent to Cana dian communities near the Revenue Commission Roper an nounced today that the campaign against tax dodgers would result in the filing of income returns by many thousands includ J Ing a large number of within the next few weeks CONSERVE The Gurneykford SENIOR It is important that you conserve food and Save both by Using a Famous GURNEY OXFORD RANGE Come in and See the latest Gurney Oxford Coal or write for TAYLOR HARDWARE CO formal order ap plicable to all parts of Canada govern ing harvest leaves to members of the was issued today by the mil itia It provides Subject to the instructions of gen eral officers harvest leave will be granted by officers com manding units td men who were work ing on farms immediately before they joined for The leave will be to work on a specified but not ne cessarily on that on which the man concerned was previously may be extended to men in medical category or and need not be preceded by issue of inocu vaccination or more documen tation than particulars of will Men now in districts other than that in which they joined if they go to specified farms in their home be furnished with return transportation to the headquarters of that if they desire or require Harvest leave will be limited to six weeks and may be cancelled at any time by wire or The six weeks period may commence when the soldier Men in categories lower than A to whom leave has already been granted will be given an extension in accord ance with the local harvest needs to a total not exceeding eight weeks and they will be immediately so notified by letter or it necessary by Complaints have been heard many times in recent years that Lethbridge so often misses the outstanding speak ers who cross the it being impossible to have them change their route and come to Lethbridge to it is possible that two wellknown men will shortly speak in On Tuesday next Edwin Trefz will deliver an address at the As he was national secretary of the Chamber of Commerce in the United States it is thought that many of the business men of the city would like to have him address Ihem at a luncheon when be could deal with a special topic such as board of trade city build ing or something along his special President Marnoch of the Board of Trade heard Trefz In Calgary when he addressed the Board of Trade and this morning he sug gested to the Rotary Club that they night arrange to have Trefz ad Iress a gathering of board trade members and Roturians here on Tues day The Rotary Club is now endeavoring to get in touch with Trefz to learn whether he is will A Big Success GURNEY OXFORD AGENTS LETHBRIDGE TO ME UP NOW contlntioc attempts to deceive tho German peo pie regarding the progress of tho wai and American participation are meet ing with protests In a part of the Ger man according to an officia dispatch today from The Muenchtor according to the protests against a recen speech delivered at Hamburg by Prince Henry of Prussia giving the German people a picture of the situa lion which in no way corresponds if the Germans are not going to let them selves be exploited like I is ridiculous to think that people an saying that we shall support a fiStl I year of war like the preceding ones I It would ba doing wrong to the Gei man We were told for a loni time that Americas entry into the wa was a mure bluff and we toda that only parts of the press and th greater part of the orators are oor tinning to deceive the German publk They would do better to say openl thai Germany finds herself today i an ojtreiuely ierlous American Army on the that the German sold ers had been ordered to destroy all roperty particularly cha eaus and houses of good uring the retreat from the Marne is n possession of the French and Am It came from several a detailed account being furnished by deserter from the Fourth Prussian lunrd Thn deserter said sappers had ieer ordered by General Finck Von inckenstein to destroy everything vithin their Similar orders also were issued by lieutenants tn Prisoners say that the order for the retreat from the Marne was joyouslv by most of the German rooim especially the who expressed the Hope Uiat this laflt Gorman failure to reach Paris lasten coming of Prisoners taken from different visions on various parts ol the front asree that is the German plnn to wire to the Later in the month Sand editor of the Financial Times of will be returning from the coast and the Rotary Club is endeav oring to secure him to address Ro tariarts and other business men of the city a AT STARLAND The story of Wolves of the an Artcraft picture starring William the Ince which will be the attraction at the Starland theatre has the broad western coifntry for its Hart is seen as Buck a daring whose gang is feared and dreaded by the officials of a western Bucks conver is effected at the bedside of his dying and ho gives to his task of reformation all the vitality and thoroughness that characterize liis career as a holdup and allaround bad Buck becomes a staunch champion of law and a loyal protector of the railroad companys and a safe guardian of gov ernment though he has to fight his former gang to do Of course theres a girl in the Law the operator in the railroad tow er at Smoky and the awakening of Andrades new character and his steadfastness of purpose are partly the result of his love for There is no letup in the interest and action of Wolves of the and the millions of admirers of Big Bill Hart will find much in this new offer ing to enthuse First of ill leres the in which art takes the side of law and nd his strenuous but none the less Tectlve methods of ridding the Box auyon country of the dangerous j ang of outlaws formerly commanded y During the course of the ve reels Big Bill performs enough eeds of daring to please the most ex Most of the scenes in Wolves of e Rail were photographed in the mountains of where a com plete railroad tower and division superintendents office were Hart is given his uaual excellent and Ince has brought his finest craftsmanship to the fore in making this new picture a vBtaijdard for future Hart produc FMPRESC B TONIGHT AND TOMORROW GIVE EFFECT 10 THE PATRIOTIC E department of justice for the convenience of those whose duty it is to administer the Military Service has issued in pamphlet the judgment and reasons of the supreme court estab lishing the validity of the order iii council passed by the governor in council on April cancelling certain In addition to the major ity judgment concurred in by Justice there is a statement of reasons by Charles Fitzpat the chief Sir Charles in closing his judgment remarks Our legislators were no doubt im pressed in tho hour of peril with the conviction tUat the safety of the country is the supreme law against which no other law can It is our duty to give effect to their pat riotic MILK PRICES prices were advanced here from 12 12 cents per quart to 14 effective this GOES TO the pur pose of getting into touch with the various provincial branches recently formed under the Dominion Soldier Settlement chairman of the British Columbia or has left for Regina where he will confer with delegates from other AT THE EMPRESS Metro Pictures Corporation is con gralulating itself on the excellence ol its special Blue a screen version of Joseph Arthurs famous old starring Vi oa Tho star herself deserve unlimited credit in connection will the and another factor o supreme importance has been the di John in this enact de luxe has justlfle those who have contended that he i one of the foremost motion picture d rectors of America Accordingly Metros Blue Jeans possesses all the original charm an combined with a ever detail of which can bo Th Blue Jeans of today isa maste piece of This is at the Empres AT THE ORVHEUM Under the arch at Washiugto to the right and into Greei wich village There you wl find the liltle French wher anil Armaude Bisson he rang mellow chimes on Hi cash register to tho symphonic eatin of Spaghetti by llie true Bohemian of in this little cafe occur many o the delightfully naive scenes in A Broadway a Bluebird photo drama in which lovely Gunnel Myers wins more dramatic laurels as Nen Nenette is betrothed to a well fed suitor selected by her doting par How Nenette escaped a marriage In which her heart had no part and how VIOLA Dana in BLUE JEANS Also Charles Chaplin in The FRIDAY AND SATURDAY INGE PRESENTS HART in WOLVES of the RAIL AN ARTCRAFT PICTURE ofUte Rail ALSO MAX LINDER IN A TWO REEL DODGING HIS MOTHERINLAW ARPHEUM TONIGHT 111 ;