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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME-XI. K, ALBEHTA. TL'KSDAY, AUGUST 13, !'J1S NUM13KU 20U OF L ASSIGNY, A BIG SECTOR HUNS TO OCCUPY PETROGRAD--SUBS OFF U. S. COAST GROW BOLD Subs on Atlantic Coast Grow Bolder; Attack a Coast Station With Gas German Announce Intention to Occupy in Moscow Grows More Serious Each Realizes Condition of Ambassador Leaves Berlin'to Come Home. Germans Intend to occupy Pttrograd a dispatch to. the-Copenhagen Polltikeh from HelalngTors declares, the-Exchange Telegraph corespondent In the Danish capital reports. Troopt for Ibis purpose arc already being brought toward th: objective It t> added. WANT- EXPLANATION. London, Aug is reported "from Moscow by way of Berlin, that the diplomatic repretenta of entente have handed collective' note to Waj- Minister Trotsky, demanding within three b dtyr" of Premier Lihlne'a th'reat that Russia would declare war "agalnat Anjlo-French the Central Newa .by 'Prtisiw Leslie, tfce MgttlMlfe Zeitung ot gram be >oad ffieir personal needi will be ar rested as" enemies' of the people. Cap- ital punishment-'Will be Inflicted on illicit .Leaves Berlin. Aug. illsiiaieli IS the, Wolff'H.ureau, the semi-official {Jerman. news .agency saya that M. Joffe.'tbQ-Russian ambassador'to Ger- niany.i'together .with several Russian delegates.itfl'g.Jeft Berlin for.Moscow to report to the Soviet government on (hc.economic'ncgotlatlona arising from yeace treaU .Menace to Germany. In the of defeat Is, menaced In (he ea'si'riol only by the advance ot tlid. Vetually but in growirg' movement ol unor- resiifanco to her occupation, eiya the Daily Telegraph, in comment IDE on situation in Rueaia. There Is not of German troops are where com nave not all they can do to bold toe people down by force ot rms The task, the newspaper addg, soon call, if It has not alrearjj, for.strontLrelriforcemenls apart from the meeting the allied ex The Telegraph continues It the encroyjs In peril In the >est, Jie'ls little in the east and Frasslaiilam.'Is- reaping wherever It The removal of Ihe German cmbaa Icle, is an admission by the Germans of their in Bus The News says that Hie lent factor Inahe political situation in'Russia Is the failure otftie Bolshe- Tiki to provide a rallying point for the natkm K believes that tho fall of Inline and would be the first step toward the solution of the problem for It would mean the emor In Rusglavot forces disposed to aland for national Strong Resolutions Passed at 'Meeting at Cardston Great Indignation The entire uth country, is up in arms over the -Eterap.ated reduction of the pissen ger service on branches .to a' 'tri- weekly service. 'feeling is ;hat the government cannot, permit his, as It has penrtiUed the recent In crease in freiglil.rates. At a meeting ot tho uonrd of trade here last night a- strong reaolutfon.w.as passcd.in pro- Lest against the fefervlce, and'thls will be forviarded (o and ihc railway comnvla'ston'and to other joairOs ,of trade In tlie south asking similar action. At tho Chautauqul meeting where 1500 peoplo were in. attendance, Mar- tin Wool ff M.I'.P. made sn 'announce ment in connection with the'iraatter, and the big, audience, emphatically vofced their feclintr in '.tte'.' inaiter, There will be aoioething 'close to clv.l war in the south, the gov- ernmcnl permHa. the railway company lo infKct such outrageous 'aervlce on the country. to -Moscow XTelaer 7eltuftg'ot Bremen infantry and cavalry nnlli patrol the streets day and night, arresting all per- aons unable to show identification Ei.lenstve measures hare been fatten (o preient a sudden revolution (Mas.have been placed. In all the squares aod machine guns on all the corners. 'Militia forces In cities hare txea 'coailderably strengthened" The'oiluallon In Moscow is less 'than efer since the Lettish recinteiiti, the itr6ngest supporters 01 J the BalsLeTtkl, tare been cent (o ftfht (he accord In 5 to Vorwajertt o! Berlin. The newspaper Ten'cn (in til the main German forces 6av hut great slocks ot ammunition and war material of all V lilndby beloe left be- CHTARIO BV Toronto, Aug Hearst annoimce4 today that, "had been Issued Welecllins Ih Man' IniiHa aid will be held on August iwt jMHIni 4llht weeks Inter on 24, Important! An imporlant meeting cf members-of the board of trade will be held at U o'clock Wed- nesday morning ,to meet-Gen. Supt. Cameron, and the district passenger agent, regarding, 'the protects 30alnst the proposed, new passenger fervlce out of Lethbridge. Cjilg.iry, Aug. of Mine In corv. ference with Hon. T. W. and, Commissioner Armstrong, made a "strong request the single b4 adopted at Fernte mEnes, on account of Ihe u.nseroui gases Explosions arjd bumps occur mostly during the second shift, when the mine ihould be cooling and The promiie was given to look Into the matter. MEN FROM TORONTO Toronto, Aug. Following the decfelon of the Canadian gov- ernment to send a .Canadian' ex- peditionary force to Siberia, auth- ority Was received by Colonel A. C, Bickfordf D, 0, C., at Military heftquarteM yesterday afternoon fo raise one company of Infantry consisting of Jive and 250 men and a machine gun company.' ARE RETIRED Paris, Aug. (Hflvna Gcneral Von Mudra and Lie- bredit, wbo-cotnraanderf ar- nia in the offensive istifch begin on July 15, tiavc been placed, ibe ra tired Ifaf, accordlnp; (o which hare hrten reccttedf lieie THE WEATHEit Fair and cool Blame or En- try of jJni.etTstates'lntQ The War Washinglon, Aug, con IrpyerBies are raging in as a result of (he second Marne battle, oc tweeii the Liberals aiuT nan-Germans over the question of who fs responsible for the United States' -eiHry into the A, dispatch Irom SwilzerlanJ lo says both sides are retusttfs accept, responsibility for American, in tervention. Liberals are accusing the pan-Gefnians as having iirovokcd tho unrestricteil subniarino warfare. Tfie lajltei" protest and affirm lhat no mat ter. Hie t-ausc, en (ranee into ilio uar was certain. WH1 Be Held in London With feepreseniauves 01 Allied Countries London, Aug. and Socialist conferonco be'.beM In Lmulon, Sepiember 17, 18 and 19, It will be held at tbe.'reque: oJ Samoel Oonipers, .president ni ths AnicriCan Kedcr.ilion ol i: Coming to London some Lime-in tbi near TulurR. U is Hint in addilion_li Iho; American ilelegates, the repre senlatircs of France, Italy Portugal and Kuasli who, were invilcil to ttio conferenc held here last June, again will be re- quested to.attend. 11 E DESTROYER SUNK IN London, Aug. 13. A British tor- pedo boat was sunk by an enemy submarine tn the Medit- erranean, August 0. Seven of the destroyer's -crew ware lost. The admiralty made this announcement today. Germans Are Evacuating the Valley oi the Oise Allies Open New Attack in Force in District of LulTElsewheie on Battle Fiont While Allies take1 a Bieathmg Total m Guns and Pusoneis. Palis, Aug. the of the allied countei offensive on July 18, the allies have taken mote than seventy thousand pusoneis and mine Irian one thousand guns, the Echo De Pans states. In addition it estimates that moie than machine guns have been captured horn the enemy. Quebec Soldier Shoots Sentry, and is Killed Another Guard Quebec, Aiffl, VidaT, Frenen-Armenlanr- receptly enrof led In a Serbian detachment en- camped at Levls, and a Serbiant soldier, Giro DubrojuiJa, arc dead.as a result of a shooting affray which occurred at six _p clack last even.ng to L what can be gathered, Vidal was the agyfciior. He had not been served'with a, uniform bul was returning to camp after a visit to apparently drunk, He was stopped by two sentries.who demanded his pass and after a Itt- 'tle, a re- volver and shot one of the sent- ries Dubrojuda, through the eye, instantly. Ke then turned gun on fhc other man, but missed, the sentry then firing Vidal's body, every. Vidal died about'fifteen minutes later. London, Aug.J 37 p Ftencti comioi'of the enlne massif ot Ussigny, on the''southern end of the Ptcaidy baitle front, according lo advices N This gives comfifiandjof the tbWn >6f thef valley of the Divette.'as well'as tfe entire district to the north. EVACUATE OISE LINES London, Aug troops are evacuating trenches in the river bed of the Due, west of Bailly, according to news received here early this afternoon The move has been forced by French pressure in the valley of the A HEAVY ALLIED ATTACK Paris, Aus allied fore" in Picardy made a heavy attack today along the entire front from Chaulnes southward in a tltermlned effort to break the resistance of the enemy The allied artillery has now full control of the conversing roads in and ou. of Noyon, near the southern end of the line, notably that running toward Ham lo the north The difficulty or the enemy in carrying C'' a retirement is thus markedly Increased the the enemy's' connminica.UqHa ivlth lloye will come under lion and fire. Capture Village. Aug rrench aro working orouud to tho anil to Hie south of this Important German holding point; riltnost In :tie centro of the PIcards tlatllefront, and now liolT high ground in this'reglon T ho wooded area around Dcslogcs, south ot Hoje was captured by tha French last night but a..Germsn coun- ter attack drove them back. The village of has been captured bj the Trench and further Gen. .Von Jluticr's Position Worse Taking Breathing Spell Washington, Aug. The bit. terness of feeling with which the Ukrainians regard the Germans occupying Ihelr country Is shown In reaching, the state department. German soldiers, when they' trapui pnltely men. f Paris, Aug.. IS.r-After four-days of constant progress In the ofensive, the allies been obliged lo take l breathing spell irV'thq face of the slit- enemy resistance. Whether the. allied forces, reirUorc! ed by1 the troops', which -hdre' been and are.pouring.toward the front, re. snmo the drive or not, the fact re- mains .thai tho .Germans have been outmanoeuvred and. lhal a victory hns been, won, Iho Irulls Of which will not 'he easy to the victors. As n reauH of the continuous sure exerted by General Humbert on Uio line of hlllfl on IIoIIol and llpul ogne-Lagrasse, Ciencral Von'itnller's position la somewhat than that of yesterday. The fall ot Usslgny h accordlng-.'to the Indlc.v lions, and U maj even already Imu Occurrcdi AN EXPLOSION St.iCatharlnes, Aug. rire caused by. an 'explosion on art oil feeder In the forging room at Ihe Canadian Warren Tool Com- p'any yesterday afternoon ilid dam- sji estimated at-' partly covered insurance, DAMAGE With the American' Afmy in France, Aug 13 (Auocmted Press) derrnan airplanes drop- ped bombs on the American pos. Itlont In tht Woevre last nljht, without Inflicting any damage The enemy has sent over balloons carrying propaganda (or both Am rlearl arid London. Aug. troops, have gained additional ground north of Roytf arid on "the north' bank of the Somrrie, says the of- ficial statement from Field Mar- shal Haig today The Germans last night'attacked the British ppsitionc .in the Merrls acclo'r, Flanders, They rwere The Germans delivered a' local at- tack near FouquescoUrt on the line between Roye and Chaulnea ft was repulsed. HEAVY FIGHTING London, Aug. fighting reported. In 'progrew at Flsmette, on the'north bank of the Veale where the erican forces are holding the lint. The alllet here were attacked by the enemy and forced to retire to bank of the river. An..immediate counter .attack: was launched and according to the latest reports, the positions.of the allies on the north bank .of! the river have1 been restored, RUINS OF PERONNE BURN. London, Aug. L13.-i-The enemy is reported destroying village's in his rear. The ruins of Perbnne are reported to be burning.. Fires have been observed men at various points. So far thirty-three German div- isions have been identified fn the fighting. The .enemy's the indications nlly heinrj exhausted and he Is drawlny troops out of the line to extend his flanks and cover; any gaps. This is an 'operation, how- ever, which can only, be carried out to a limited degree. Making I ondon Ang launched an attack this mm. the coutherrt part of the tlcfronl and according lo reyorls just after n-on nero making progress in the of the Olse rhrj Germans are evacuating their trenches'Mn the bcmWof the river nest of.Ballly1 and the. occupjli.g them i To the iiorthwesl the French are al ground lias been gained bv them north ot Ihe bt Llaud Farm LL.com ItlonN about 314 miles southeast bt French In i__ IMll sieny and virtually on tho crest of In'a rldgo oTcrlooking the Olse. A Lull In Battle With Tho Frooch 'Army in Frafice; Jlonda) Alig 12 (Associated I'rras) Difflculty in bringing up irlllloryT" ammunition' over ba'ltered rbnili brought a tomparitlvo lull in the J-rwich sector toitaj Infantry jctivfly confined to loc'al Brigygdmerita. Tlio German been most aclne with the aliells of small calih'S The Germans have aUeraptwI several counter attacks but the) vtero without marked iigor" and gained no success Ablators continued (o an fmiwl ant In haracslng c lichliul his froni line They were obafru'ctmg" v the movement of convoys of lion and supplies v It Is Relieved tlial the alanrt derraana aro preparing to rrnVr. in Heir old Ircnchoa is likely lo profo onlj a lemporarj expedient to obtiin llrae in vshldi lo moie Iho lm< menso stores of material anJ to or- ol the anil J...1J i. Massif, whore heavy lighting Is In progress j Only, at Ore iorrer of thi massif do (he GermSnS sppcar !or the mo raent (0 Ifo In this cor- ner Is one of the highest humpS on Ine lillls, rlsliic a feel noove the no- illlons now fn of tie French Tho Wench are attacking this hump arid there seCras orery prospect of. tie acllmi Ocrman lines caal ot Itovo nnd Clnut- ties All Jno roads are Gncumr-Ofed With wagoo trains Indlcailns (fill (Lo enemy Is sill! moving out the jnViVitril- lion and supplies ho had Ja that region. The la'tcst prisoners taken belong (o the rearguard whose" of i tho sum Is to delaj the of tbs Wheri thd Frcncli t iHefr on French and facilitate the retirement of the main force with the supplies an t big Tho German artlllerj nhich had been maintaining only a firo tin lo yesterday "Is layhg barrages which aloqe ore sufHc" lent lo slim up the r'rench advance In spile of tho intensified shilling, tho ffcnch today made gains fa (otat operallom occupjlng laVorable poll- north of RojeSur ChevlncOurU i ;