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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST NUMBER 207 TOWN OF REPORTED TAKEN GERMAN PEOPLE SUFFER SHAKY NERVES FROM ALLIED VICTORY Submarines Dash Up to Very Gates of New York German People Have Very Bad Fit of Nerves After Al lied PAPERS PLEAD WITH TO TELL PEOPLE TRUTH ABOUT ADVANCES New Associated survivors were picked up by an Am Press tills morning carries the follow ing Gorman approaching the very gales of New York sunk the oil lanker Frederick Kel logg ofC the Ambrose Channel last Thlrtyifive members of the brought hero reported that seven others are Thcse orican The Frederck Kollogg was 11 now tank ship of owned by the PanAmerican Petroleum ami Transport Company ol Lou She was 425 feet and 57 fet beam and was built at last The tanker was command ed by Captain White and was bound from San for Tuesdays Berlin newspapers re garded the AngloKrench thrust as parried and at all events stop ped by the exhaustion of the at tacking the journals In the Khlne country discuss the situ ation in a milch graver Foch and Haig probably will continue attacking on the Somme but they will never achieve more than Pyrrhic victories which will assist in the attrition of their own says Karon Von Der Os the military critic of the Kheinische Westfaelische Zeitung of Elsewhere the newspapers deem It necessary editorially to lirace up the nerves of the people offhe provinces which seem to be badly The Cologne Volka S5eitung appears to inter pret popularapprehensions when it speaks of another impending ruthless AngloFrench btoak through the German north western and says that Ger many follows the terrible struggle with bated In the next column it inveighs against defeat ism which is its head in Dusseldorff and else even in where the people may be heard Another defeat for shall lose the We have nothing to ho no we shall starve and bo utterly The Weiser Zeitung of with illconcealed re gretfully admits in Tuesdays is sue that the once derided Ameri can is giving much more trouble than was while the Frankfoi I Gazette pa thetically pleads with the official press bureau to tell the whole truth as far as Reserves Depleted 1 With The French Army in Trance Associated anxiety of the Germans concerning the depletion of their reserves ap to be confirmed by document signed by General a cop bf which was captured among other impers during the The state of our resources in mer Mid the economic situation in the in says the oblige to send back to the fighting forces the men of thearmed The document prescribes tha destin ttion for all the men of Mils service that are employed in the eir and adds command desires above to restore the infantry re i Prisoners belonging to 49 different garrisons in Germany give confirma tion of the existence qf this manpow er showing that the garrisons had been largely by calls from the front and that numbers f others have been gathered up from Ihe According to such prisonaru thflse include mechanics from the cen tral aviation shops at and minors from Aix La Ctuip Some it is furnished from 400 to BOO men of the contingent of that youns men pow 18 years pC cas ualties reported in the week ending today totalled compared with an reported in the previous These are divided as follows Killed or died of 215 wounded or of 647 BULLETINS KING OF dispatch from the Exchange Telegraph from The Hague says that the Frank fort Zcitungs Stockholm corres pondent announces that the elec tion of a King of Finland has been fixed for September and that it is probable either the grand duke of Mecklenburg or Prince William of HoheniollernSlflnmarigeri will be FOOD RIOTS IN thousand demon strants against the high price of rice have destroyed stores at Kyoto forcing the authorities to call out the Several mem bers of the which was armed with swords and were The residence of the governor at Nagova was sur rounded by persons de manding The government is arranging the sale of rice to the poor at cost SOMETHING Reuters agency says It learns from a well informed source that the Aus trian government is sending a deputation of selected proGer man Swedish journalists to Ser bia in order to attempt to prove to the world that the treatment of the people of Serbia is entirely PEACE PLAN German Papers Say Germany is Hastening to a Terrible Fate in Gorman newspapers show much perturbation over the situation in Russia as it at fects Inexorable fate is driving Germany toward a fresh strife of warwith Uus i nrr t i sla unless a remedy shall be found at But Are Still Exerting Efforts lie ast the vossische On Peace Propaganda in zeiting of r The newspaper ilcsonbes the Ger Switzerland Dutch Socialist leader and Germane who came to Switzerland in or der to arrange an international paci fist announced from Vevey that he is returning The British governments refusal to issue a passport to Arthur leader of the Labor party in tlie house of appears to DO tne finish ing blow to the enterprising Troel but the especially since their recent continue to exert iheavily their propaganda This propaganda chiefly is concentrated at Geneva and the ob ject is frankly to get into touch with the allied The Ger mans are now employing every dip lomatic means in order to minimize their difficult military WAK HAS DRIVEN HIM OUT OF MIND MID German papers say that King Ferdinand who Is at frequently is seen in tears and appears greatly A German expert has been sent to Nauheim from Ber lin by order of Emperor A LULL IN THE Germans Are Concentrating Big Guns and Artillery Activity is More Change in Situation French and British Forces Are Threatening Town is Likely to Fall man embassys flight from Moscow to Pskov as a retreat from and continues A nation torn asunder by a thou sand conflicts and weakened by re volution and civil war lias yetfount enough unanimity to tear up the ErestLitovsk peaci which no longer Wants Finns to A report from Stockholm reaching the state de partment today from sources consid ered says the German govern ment has addressed an ultimatum to the Finnish government requiring that the Finnish army prepare to march against the entente forces on WE TO ROB THE OF READY 10 GO 10 S Will Control Commerce of Con quered Country By En forced Laws Roumanian chamber of deputies lias passed al most unanimously a bill creating a central exchange according to German reports received in Benio and transmitted by the Havas The the fweigu minister meets a national need as its object is to bring the Roumanian ex change market into line with those of the great notably through the intermediation of the Imperial All Houmanlas econ omic activity in the it is ad will be directed toward Geniifiy Lessard and Other Prom inent Officers Announce Readiness to Go General Louis Major General Colonel Blckford and Colonel Gordon and many other officers in this district have signified their willingness go with the Canadian Expeditionary Force winch will form a part of the troops operating in Yester day many applications were made to the assistant adjutant general for en listment in the Officers and men placed themselves entirely at the disposal of the department In their eagerness to proceed to the the Murmansk coast within two TRIBUTE EFFORT Earl Reading Pays Tribute To Mighty Effort in Man Power British ambassador to the United in a lengthy statement to the details Americas war work as he has observed it during the last six If I speak in terms of enthusiastic admiration ii is because none other would convey my he After discussing Americas active ness in feeding the allies and building Hun Soldiers had Orders to Take All Available Crops For Homeland With The Frehch Army in value that the Germans placed on the ground that they have lost is seen in a captured order sign ed by General Von Hutier drawing at tention to the difficulties in Germanys economic situation and calling on his troops io assist in atfqrding all poss ible relief in regard to tood The order before the opening of the present offensive by the allies and ends by ruling that not a scrap of food foraged beyond ration limita shall be The document admits that the rat ions are lacking in variety and calls on the troops to exploit the occupied territory and thereby relieve the homeland from sending us It warns the commanders to pay no attention to demands of their men for more or better adding the intelligence of the soldier must be aroused by the words and example of their leaders to understand the re strictions and the selfdenial necessary to bring the war to a victorious end and bring about German The order says Now and during the coming weeks the crops of the ter ritory occupied and conquered must be Vast stretches of land and huge fields under good cultivation promise usa rich Lord Heading continues In no is the spirit of whole hearted cooperation 80 Per Cent Are Who Provide Most of Con voys Too 100 LOST WHEN I STEAMER IS SUNK hundred and fortytwo men are missing as 4 result of the torpedoing of the French steamer Djemnah in the Mediterranean the night of July while bound from Bizerta to Alexandria with troops on according to an official announce ment MACLEOD MAN of is in the casualty Ityts today as Briggs of Cran has also betsn I and tlu Central Germany will buv the Koumanian wheat uiul nmmanian import will come solely American and nix per can RmrHirni in hnntinir mill fig ures and concerning all ied warsivips engaged in antisubmar ine warfare have been prepared in They show that in the east ern Atlantic eighty of the vessels ure foureen per from ITALIANS HAVE TAKEN A forces have occupied Monte Punta 01 Matteo and the spurs southeast of Cima of the Adamello accord ing to an official statement Is sued by the war office The Italians have taken 10Q prison er Submarines engaged in hunting sub marines in the same waters aiv 78 per IT per French and J per Of the mis cellaneous patro 8li per are 11 per French imcl 3 per In tho IS per of the destroyers are 27 per 26 per 7 per Japanese and 3 Of the Submarines there 50 per are 37 per French and 13 per Mis cellaneous vessels ure comprised of cellaneous patrol 8fi per cent S per American and four per Corrected figures to date for At lantic ocoau convoying show that the BiitisU havo seventy the Americans 27 per and the FreucU three per more striking than in the magnificent contribution of man power of Amer When in the grave anxieties of the end of at the request of the prime minister and the I asked the president to order without delay the acceleration ot tho dispatch of American troops and allow them to be trained and used with the British and his Answer was an Imme diate and wholehearted His only limitation as to numbers was the shipping capacity tp carry the H was an historical moment which in the future may be regarded as the turning point of the HUN PRISONERS IN SUICIDED a dozen German civilians interned at Hot are reported dead of typhoid fever and 165 as a result ofdrlnging unfiltered water from the French Broad with the hope that their illness would prevent the war de partment from transferring them to the military camp at Fort Ogle All of the patients have been transferred to a local hospital camp and plans for sending the remainder of the interned enemies to Orjlethorpe are being Plans Frustrated a large portion of the growing and unharvested as well as a considerable amount of ag ricultural has been taken by the allied of is a most productive area and its loss to the Germans is a serious because of their lack of tnla grain in their WANTS DECISION SOON Atlantic At the request of Secretary of War Chairman Baruch of the war industries board and members of the Canadian delega tion of the International joint commission on boundary water ways in session here yesterday agreed to an early hearing of the request of the Lawrence River Power Company for permission to construct an barrier in the south branch of the Lawrence River at so that the American Aluminum Company might not be compelled to close its plant for three months next town of on the southern part of the Picardy for which the French have been struggling over the hills to the west and has been captured by the Pall Malt says it MOVED FORWARD TWO MILES With the French Army in Germans are now in about a mile southeast of Lassigny to which they retired following a new advance by the General Humberts army moved forward two miles yesterday and took the Claude which makes the hold of the French on the southern part of the Thiescourt Plateau Humberts army operating on the jouthern end of the Picardy is reported today to be progressing steadily toward The desperate German defense of the ChaulnesRoye road has caused delay the storming of the Noyon position which is now said to be The army of General which is holding the line just to the north of the French Is meeting most desperate resistance along its whole The Germans seemed determined to retain the Chaulnes Heights at all With The British Army In By Associated was no change in the situation on the new Sommebattlsfront this morning except the fact that an increased artillery fire Indicates that the enemy has decided to bring up more of hie FRENCH FRONT artillery was active during the night on certain sectors between the Avre and the says the war of fice statement Along the where French and Amer ican troops are the Ger mans made vain The French took prisoners in a raid in Cham WONDERFUL With the French Army In the battle of the the situation of the belligerents presents a GIVES DECORAT Renews Acquaintance With Foch and ed With Cheers AGAINST POLICE jury in an inquest of Amedee Plck ard held at Sherbrooke by Coron er Bachand night brought In a verdict of murder against two members of the civil branch of the Dominion Barton and Henry The inquest arose of the death of Pickard at near He was adraft evader and when the Pickard home was raid ed by the Dominion Police last week his father tried to prevent his In the scuffle Pick ard ran He was shot in the back and died Inter at the General Hospital at JAPS ELATED OVER ALLIED VICTORIES of the allied successes in says a dispatch to the Times from To klci under date of August has profoundly impressed the Japan ese who do notconceal their gra The people are parti cularly impressed with the meta morphosis of the United in to a warike nation that dares to hep in breaking up The newspapers believe that if the enemy is driven back In the the German menace in the east will British Headquarters in Havas who arrived here several days before the offensive has left the While here he survey ed the battlefield and visited Amiens and his tour tak ing him to all the army headquarters Where he congratulated the officers and bestowed several no tably the Great Cross of the Bath on Generals Byng and The King also visited the American and French troops and congratulated them warmly for the work they had Debonny of the French army was made a Knight of the Bath by the His Majesty was every where During his lour Kiug George re newed his acquaintance with the Bel gian President Marshal General Petain and General The people of tho towns through which the King passed greeted him with THE INTERALUED COUNCIL MEETS interallied munitions meets In Paris Great Britain is represent ed by Winston Spencer minister of munitions France by Louis minister of mun Jacques under secretary for aviation and Andre high commissioner to the United States Italy by era munitions experts and the Un ited States by Edward Stet which rapidity and extent has rarely been approached In tary Marshal Focns strategy and masterly tactics of the generals commanding the groups of armies un der have In three weeks wreited from the Germane required four for them to obtain at a coat variously esti mated at from to OOp BRITISH troops have gained further ground at the apex of the Lys salient in Flani says the official statement from Field Marshal Haig East of Meteren the line was ad vanced while east of Vieux south of patrols established a new There was no infantry fighting during the night on the British sector of the Picardy The German artillery was Resistance On the French Front in Francq The Germans are combatting French in the Lassigny area general ly with machine guns which are ai numerous as The valleyi and woods which French must traverse are flboded with The however are vancing through the valleys by Infll The German tactics indicate that the main enemy force retiring upon a defensive line not far distant The French success today in gain ing important local positions south east of Lassigny gives prospect ot complete success in overcoming the massif of ALBERTATO Will Be Raised Entirely Voluntary Enlist ment THE WEATHER High iow Fair and 71 45 district number in which it included Calgary and will contribute platoons to tho Canadian ExpedV tionary Force Which soon will be mobilized for service In according to official information from The plan is to raise with other units one Infantry battalion and this district has been allotted tho organising of one company head quarters and two Tht intention Is to raise the fry voluntary Returned physically fit and not at prestnt Habit under Military Service Act wilt giv en the first opportunity to It also provided that drafted wilt be for v ;