Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta
ffemM .VOLUME XL LETIIRl^IDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY. AUdfST 11. lill.S NUMBER 207 OF L 5J) TAKEN GERMAN PEOPLE SUFFER SHAKY NERVES FROM ALUED VICTORY SH Submarines Dash Up to Very Gates of New York German People Have Very Bad Fit of Nerves After Allied Victory. PAPERS PLEAD WITH GOVT. TO TELL PEOPLE TRUTH ABOUT ADVANCES Amslcrdani, Aug. 11.-Wliilo Tiiesd.iy's Berlin iiiiw.spaijors rc-Kai'iloil Ihe AiiKlo-Kronch thrust as iiaiTled and at all events stop-lied Ijy the exhaustion of the attacking troops, tho journals In the Ulilno country discuss the situation In a niilch graver tone. "Koch and Ilalg probahly will continue attaelUng on the Soinme hut they will never achieve more than Pyrrhic victories which will assist in tho attrition ol' their own forces," says Itaron Von lOer O.s-len, tho niUltnry critic ol' the llheinische Wosttaelische /ieltung o� Hijsen. Elsewhere Ihe newspapers deem it necessary editorially to liraco up the nerves of the people of the provinces which seem to bo badly shalcon. The Cologne Vollia .Zeitung appears to intor-j)ret popular > BRtTISH LOSSES. London, Aug. 14.-British casualties reported in tlio ivnO; oniliiig today totalled 8,fi2(i, compared with an aggregate.of, 'J,8G(! reported in the previous week. Tiiese are divided as follows: Killed or died or wounds, officers, LMr.; men, 1.4-I1; wounded or missing, uf-flcers, 047; men, li,317. if ? : > ? �" * �� * ^ Voluntary Enlistment THE WEATHER High ...............,.1-71 Low.........................45 -.Forecast-Fair and cool. Edmonton, Aug. 14.-Military district number 13, in which Is Included Edmonton, Calgary an4 Lethbrldge, will contribute tVIt platoons to tho Canadian ExpedU tlonary FOrce ViHich soon will be nioblllzed for service in Siberia, according to official Information from Ottawa. The plan is to raise with other, linlts one infantry battalion and this district has been allotted the organlxlng of one company headquarters and two platoons. The Intention Is to raise the force tiy voluntary enlistment, Returned soldiers physically fit and othtrs not at present liable'under ths: ; Military Service Act will be giv-' en the first opportunity to slan up. It is also provided that m*n* > drafted will be allowed to volUfrTt ^oer for this .^srvics. � ^ 1 283749 8 40159?