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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. L^THBRIDGE, ALBERTA, I'Ur^SDAY, AUGUST i:5, 191K FRENCH GAIN RIDf E OF LASSIGNY, NUMBER 2(M> A BIG SECTOR HUNS TO OCCUPY PETROGRAD-SUBS OFF U. S. COAST GROW BOLD GER D SSE Oerman Announce Intention to Occupy Petrogiad-Situation in Moscow Grows More Serious Each Day-Germany Realizes Condition of Affairs-Russ. Ambassador Leaves Berlin to Come Home. Subs on Atlantic Coast Grow Bolder; Attack a Coast Station With Gas An Atlantic Port, Aug. 13.-In a fight with a sub^narlne yesterday off the North Atlantic Coast a British armed merchantman arrived today claims to have sunk the U-boat. Details of the battle were not made public. London, Aug. 13.-The Germans intend to occupy Petrograd a dispatch to the Copenhagen Potitlken from Helslngfors declares, the Exchange Telegraph cori-espondent In the Danish capital reports. Troops for this purpose are already being brought toward the objective it is added. WANT EXPLANATION. (  London, Aug. 13.-it is reported *from Moscow by way of Berlin, that the diplomatic representatives of the entente have handed a oeilective note to War Minister Trotiky demanding within three days an explanation of Premier Lenine's threat that Russia would dselare war "against Anglo-French Imperialism," the Central News states today. Amstenlain, Aug. 13.-A now manifesto ^advocating � tUe annlliilntion of fcll cbUnter-Wvolutldiarlea lias been is-.ued by Premier Lenlae, says tbe itKclniaohe WeBttalelache Zeitung of Kss^ri. Pea^i^nts retaining grain beyond llieir personal needs will be ar-1TARI0 BVB-ELECt(ONS. Toronto, Aug. IS.T-Slr William Ilearsc anuouuced tbday that, writs Itad been Issued for elections Jh Man!-loulln and Liennoi: dominations will be held on Auguat S9 and polling �M*ht weeks later on OetoHr Si- Toronto, Aug. 13.-Following the decision of the Canadian gov-ernment to send a Canadian expeditionary force to Siberia, authority was received by Colonel A. C. BIckford, 0, O. C, at Military heaquarters yesterday afternoon to raise one company of infantry consisting of five officers and 250 men and a machine gun company. ARE RETIRED Each Blame tlt^.p.ther^For Entry of United States Into The War Washington. Aur. 1'!.-Violent con troversies arc raging in Germa?iy as a result of the second Marno battle, between the l-.il)crals and pan-Gernuins over the Question ol' who is responsible for l!io United Slates' entry into the war. A dispatch from Switzerland to day says both sides are refusitfg to accept respon.sil)ility for American intervention. Tviborals are accusing the pan-Germans as having provoliod the unrestricted submarine warfare. The latter protest and affirm that no matter what tiio cause, America's entrance into tlio war was certain. GOWIPERS PLANS B LABOR CONFERENCE Will Be Held in London With tlepi'csentatives of Allied Countries GERMAN PRISONERS SINCE LY21 IS 10,000; OVER AVE BEEN ORE li; DESTROYER SUNK IN MEDITERRANEAN London, Aug. 13.-A British torpedo boat destroyer was sunk by an enemy submarine in the Mediterranean, August 6. Seven of the destroyer's crew ware lost. The admiralty made this announcement today. KILLS SENTRY AND SSHOTINIURN Quebec Soldier Shoots Sentry, and is Ivilled By Another Guard Quebec, Aug. 13.-Henri Vidai, French-Armenian, recently enrolled in a Serbian detachment eri-camped at Lauzon, Levis, and a Serbian soldier, Ciro Dubrojuda, are dead as a result of a shooting affray which occurred at six _p'ciock,jast evening. According to what can be gathered, Vidai was the agyreasor. He had not been served with a uniform but was returning to camp after a visit to Quebec, apparently drunk. He was stopped by two sentries who demanded his pass and after a iit-'tle discussion,^Vidai drew a revolver and shot one of the sentries Dubrojuda, through the eye, killing him instantly. Ho then turned his gun on the other man, but missed, the sentry then firing four shots Into Vidal's body, every one' taking effect. � Vidai died about fifteen minutes later. Germans Are Evacuating the Valley of the Oise River-?,'r, ' Whoir the French get tlielr guiis on tlie top, the enemy's couimnnicatious with Hoye will come under observation and fire. Capture Village. London, Aug. 13.-The French aro working Ground Hoye to tho west and to tiiu south of this important Germau iioldlng point; almost In the centre of tiio Picardy bat tlefrout, and now hold iiigh ground in this'region. Tho wooded area around Dosloges, south of Roye was captured by tho French last night but a German counter attack drove ti>om back. The village of L'licouvllion lias been captured liy the French and further ground lias been gained by them north of the St. Claud Farm. . L'iSconvilioiiN is about :)\' > '�>�.. 73 1 758815 695?80 ;