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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, AUGUST U, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIERALB PAGE FIVE Maximum Gain of 15 Miles in the Allied Offensive Waihlngton, Aug. Reports to the American govern- ment that the allied thrusts. In PIcardy 'Extended over a 53- front arid had attained a max- imum penetration fifteen miles up to yeittrrfay General March, Unit- ed Statec chief of staff, disclosed today leml-wtekly confer- ence with newspaper correspon- adding that at no point ia the'enemy now within fifty miles of Paris. In tHe March th-. present -line along the old front of 1916- 17, before the German withdrawal to Hlndinburg line. To the nprtK that line hae been In places, but In.the south the French have< not yet reached It In their advance on Lcsatgny an4 up to the valley of the Olse. TERRIFIC FJGHTWG. London, AUB- wai ter- rific flehtlno today oh the top of the Lasilgny Ridge, the Evening Standard The French are lighting their way stubbornly forward1 and thfi afternoon were puihlng lolfdly far aide elevation, the reports de- The Germans were said to WHEN USING WILSON'S x FLY PADS DIRECTIONS f OLLCW THEM s Far more effective than Sticky Fly Catchers? Clean to handle. SoMfcj Grocers putting up the fiercest of fighting and it was indicated the fighting hiight last a day or two before the hill was finally cleared of the enemy. f AUSTRALIAN CAPTURES. With the British Army in France, Aug. AM hostile po- sitions between the western out- skirts of Braye and Ettneham have fallen into the hands of the Australians, thus plnctnfl the banks southwest of Braye under the control of the British. The Australians alto rave cleared the enemy from Gateaux Wood. Constant Fighting With The French Army In France, Aug. The. battle for the court area Is only a small jiarl of tlie operation In progress and develop- ments iu other parts of the Une may motif (y tho situation before the battle Is reopened here. The Germans have had ono advant- age here, as elsewhere. In that, they have beeu falling hack upon their sup- plies, the French have been obliged to bring theirs up over a dif- ficult country. So far General Humbert's troops hove Kid four days' constant fighting' fully bait of which has been spent In gas-tiifcsted sectors. Daring all Ibis fighting, it was the machine guns ag- ainst- llio rye, the Germans having comparatively few infantry men in the front line, but being plentifully sup- plied wiitynachlne guns virtually oue for each TO an. and all ambushed. When the. nest ol quick-firers were discovered and a move against them begun this move had to be of the nat- ure ol outflanking iirocess which was trying work-in this rough region. Besides holding the two important crests of St. Claude Farm and Kcou- vllloh, the French are -within 100 yards ot Mpnplithe; another high plateau which 'commands a able extent of ground to the north ami east. From Ecouvillon, the French have a good view-, of the Divette Val- ley, where the Germans appear; to be THTFMSHING ;to paper you're Ihinklni ahout having hung, will he v The Lovely Border Matching the Paper. Irytac to establish a po s appear; t sition wflh tho aid of their old earth worts, which were constructed in 1914. Concentrate'. Guns, the British Army in Prance, Aug. small con- centrations have sprung up during the last few liours.and are now acttve in firing.'on some points within the British lines, such as Vani'il.'ers, Fraiuervllle, Provart, IJhons, Dernaii- court and the forward areas south ol the Villers-Ilretonneux-Chaulneg rail way. Tlie (.'ennans have sub jcc'tcd the valley north of Morlancourt to heavy gas ahening, also Harbon lleres and the Gressaire Wood region No further counter attacks tjy the en emy are reported. in the region" of ot the Somme, as well as immediately south of tlie river, the Uriiish have been actively strengthening and pushing forward Uicir line. Northwest" Bray the British raided 'the lines "and found them unoccupied. Except for a" little increase in'tho THURSDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS 4 Ib. Raspberry Jam, V New Cabbage Ibs, Finest Arrowroot Biscuits, Psr Ib.................... Lennox Soap, 9 bars Large Tina Carnation Milk, 2 tins................... 90c 25c 30c 50c 35c Ysllow or Green Beans, 2 Ibc........................ Lunch Biscuits, Special, Per Ib. Rice Flakes, Kelloggs, 2 pkts....................... Tomatoes, best brands, 4 tins...................... Very Fine Blended Tea, loose. Per Ib...................... CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBERS, 8-29302, 6-251. Deliver] ei Every Hour 25c 20c 25c 86c 55c Phone 313 EDMUND BREESE.. "THE MASTER ..AT-THE EMPRESS TONIGHT. Unjustifiable Attack, He Calls it al Peace U.S. With Washington, Aug. 14. Consul General Poote at Moscow -has turned over his duties to the Swe- dish consul, destroyed his code book and asked for safe conduct for himself and other members of his stetf to" return -to 'the United States. Amsterdam, Aug. The Bol- Bheviki government, of Russia as late as August 6, considered itself still at peace with tlie United States, although at with Great Britain and France according lo a note delivered on tha' date by For. Minister Tchiiercheria to Consul General Poole at Moscow as quoted by the German semi-official Wolffe TJureau. .ieacft and frleniUUip with [lie masses and workers of all nations. Despite UR existing slate of peace. AngJo- armed have Invaded our erritory, taken our towns nnd villages by force, dissolved our workers' organ- izations. imprisoned their members driven them from i-ieir homes without any reason, and war warrants these prefatory acts. "And without a declaration of war and without -the pxisieni-o ot a slate ot war hostilities are opening against us and our national property ts pil- laged. Toward us no justice is ob- served and no law acknowledged by those who sent these invading troops against us, for we arc the first In Ilia world to establish a government for the oppressed people. Bare faced robbery Is held ijermissible against "As you slated to us as your nation does not propose to destroy the Sov- iets, we ask you now if you can tell us. plainly what tlreat Britain wants with us. Is Great Britain's aim to de- stroy the most popular government the world ever hus seen, namely, the councils ot 'the poor and the peas- ants? Is her aim n counter-revolution. "In1 view of the ads referred lo by me't 1 nuut assume that that is trtie. DEMANDED TWENTY DIVISIONS'OF ALLIES Ottawa, Aug. A. Magrath. fuel controller, made the following stateiaent today; "I particularly desire to draw atten- tion to the fact that th'e allotment for the Canadian west as announced by Mr, Peterson, the deputy controller wiille in Winnipeg recently. Is entirely contingent upon the coal being avail- able in the United Slates, said the fuel controller. "Since last April the al- lotment of anthracite coal for Canatla lias been cut by tons. The United States Uaa further irstvlc'ed anpplfcs all r (hat country For production, the if tlie fall air i background of wholesome reality. Geneva, Aug. divi- sions of troops were demanded of Germany's allies by General Lu- dcndorff during the retreat from the Marne, according to the Demo- krat, which received the news from German sources. Austria. Hungary refused but after Gener- al Ludendorff had made threats. Vifenna sent two dLylslons to tht .western front. For this reason the Austro- Swiss frontier was closed racent- We must believe tliat l intention is.j lo establish the ss-orst tyranny that! ever, existed in the world, namely, the hated czsrisra. Or docs she conlera- Tho Bolshcvifci minister saift licj plate SQfctag any specific town or ter- had placet! at the eons1.1- general's rtis- pnsal tlio Russian wireless station and asTieU Mr. Poole to inform hla fuiuiiig activity by both sides, which .Is customary immediately following a Our borders, or friezes, or one ror thc pnrp0EC of ascertaining banda, Ifke some .we, now show, arc extremely decorative. '-.If yo'u want what is appropriate, we have fl. For All Rooms We Have Papers, WE ALSO HAVE A FEW REMNANTS TO CLEAR CHEAP Wellington Bros. SHERLOCK BUILDING possible changes In dispositions, the renninder of the Ilrtlish' front ts In sf normal stale. OHIO NOMINATIONS Culimibuv O., 14.r-Foroier itiovernpr Frank B. Wills pE TJelawarti recGive't! llic Republican nomination for governor over Edwin Jones, of Jackson, and John Arnold of Colum- bus, at ycslerday's stale wide primar- ies election, according to returns com- piled ihia morning.' Governor Cox and al! other Democratic candidates and all other state officers without opposition and were1 nominated. government that an unjustifiable at- tack was being made upon ,the, Bol- sheviki government. M, TchUercnerin protested against the allied landing in the north. llis note, as sent by the Welfte Bur- eau in a dispatch from Moscow; under date of Tuesday, "Dear Mr. the ilrtie when Citizen Lenine, in a speech "referring lo tho unjustifiable Anglo-French 'in- vasion declared that the British anil French were in fact at war ..with us antl you came to ask whether Veace or war existed ami "whether you were to remain with us, I replied that our pcoplo were, still with yours and that to enable you to continue acting as representative of the-United States, the same facilities would he granted you as heretofore.1 "Tins possibility holds good as far as we arc concerned, inasmuch as the interruption of cable communica- tion, by way-of the Murmnn Coast is the work Britain, not1 ours, nntl as tho .only possibility of ;coni municating- with your government we have placed, our wireless station at your disposal. "We, there Tore, request .yon to in- form your government anil peoples abroad, that a completely unjustifiable allarli pronounced actor viol- ence' ia being committed upon us. Our people but to live in ritory she can take? HumembcrinK yoar kindness, I hope you.will help us to elucidate these example Ontario and Quebec are re- stricted, the fuel admlnfstmior of Que- bec having recently put. bis province! on a 70 per cent basis. i "Apparently the falls to realize that Hie whole question of supply Irom the United Stales is being ahected to wetk becnuse of war ac- tivities. The aHolment of anthracite' made by-Western Canada is absolute- ly the oulside .maximum that can lie; hoped for. there ts no possibility whatever of getting more; lucre is a possibility ol getting; less. f "Tlie western allotmenl of anthrac- ite is only hatf the amount normally consumed and llus will be available, provider! it reaches .the liead ot the lakes; but even thts is noL an assured fact, lor the reasons bo given .regarding anything in the Amsterdam, Aug. the machinations going on in Finland and tho Baltic provinces to provide thrones for German princes, the So cialist newspaper Vorwaerls'ot lin, gives out a nole of warning. "Tho new thrones lo be erected In tlie East are not only threatened from within, but from the news paper says. "The world war Is not yet ended. The monarchies are bas problems." Won't Submit Another StocTvlmim dispatch says the Russian sailors are declaring they will fight tfia German government j it is a municipal antl provindaVliues- of imported coal. This is the situation -that musl'bo faced. The west is fbrtunate in having soft coal available and It is up to the people themselves to got It into thetr, cellars. ed on the quicksands ot the Brest have given. As Litovsk pcacc. This craze for throitcs can tiie floor Ijy understanding and slakes rather than give up liicir ships, .or will blow up. tbe Russian navy rather than have it-fill, inlo ihp, bands of HIE GermpTis. Tins report is based on Information obtained on August 11. It-ia stated the Bplsheviki leaders Ijen- Ine and'Trotz'rfy have been seen in Kronstadl by Rnsslan'sailors. Is reported in these advices that the German ambassador to Russia and the German consul at Petrograd are in HcUingfora on-their way to Berlin. Previously it haM been report- ed tbal the German ambassador had moved to Pskov.' A dispnteh from Archangel today 'says 'Ihe diplomatic corns of, the" En- 'tente .nations are living1 aboard war- ships In the harbor owing to the lack of "accommodation, and the crowded condilions of of Archangel. I tlon. "Unnecessary hardship will result this winter If western people do not follow the advice [given which has beeu repeatedly urged and forced on the dealers {hat150 per cent soft coal put for erery 50 per centoJ hard coal supplied. Therefore, 1 positively und absolutely refuse lo he responsible if the people suffer. U is -JmiJp-raiive that they 'store soft coal now. complaints hive reached me as to excessive prices charged tor coal in-AYinnipcg. An examlnatfon.of our records here show that the haul- ing charges of Winnjpcg'dealers com- pares favorably with thoso of other cities similarly situated. The regula- governing tins matter are, how- ever, very ciear And 1 can only say that I will be prepared to take drastic action in any specific cases brought to my attention where f find that the law has. not been complied with." everything on a. military decision, Thi question inevitably arises wliethei the situation in the west justifies such policy." Elsewhere in Ibis issue Vorwaerls brands the policy in question, aa a ''policy of crime.'1 pungent, spier odor- to furnish a DISTILLED WATER Delivered to any part of the city. f LETHBRIDGE BREWERY TONiGHT AND THURSDAY JESSE L, LASKV PRESENTS Mexico City, Replying lo" protest from Great Uritaih against tho provisions of the oil decree ol February 22, which was declared to bo confiscatory and In violation' of the riglits of English companies .hold- ing oil claims, Uio Mexican govern- ment declared that it docs not recog- nize Ihe right of foreign govern- ment to protest against'decrees .of this nature. U holds thai by.Tirlue ot its'sovereign rights, tho Mexican gov crnment, ia frco to atJojtL such' Eiscal legislation' S3 is necessary. It .sug jests thai recourse of the court, would j jc the proper method of determining whether the oil land decree'was un- inst and conMscalory ALSO MACK SENNET COMEDY "THE KITCHEN LADY" FMPRESC Lj TONIGHT U No Advance in Prices. GET AFTER THESE DOLLARS We have the goods. have the values, Our prices ave right, And yet there is a lot of money slipping away from us constantly. Join the Tradc-al- Home Washitiston, Aug. is f hrealcnlnfi the Swedisli maritime nnd commercial sHualtOn in the Baltic lo such a degree lhat, according lo a spectal dispatch from France toilay, the S'.ve'lfts are crcatly dlslurbed. Formerly the grea.1 fldotl of in gocds and iiasserBCrs-lo F'inlaiW anil Central and Northern Europe, passed through Sweden anil penmark." Now Germany has diverted this traffic mak- ing It pass through Kathonla and Liv- onia. -Two German navigation lines have been started between t.iibik and Slot- ttn to tteval on the- Baltic. Montevideo, Aug. persons were ttilled today and more than fifty were wounded Monday in Clashes bc- Iweon troops and workers, growing out1 of Uio general strike In progress here, according .to slaternents from strike licadquarters. The government all informalion regarding the number of persons wountlcd or in hos- pUflla. Edmonton, Aug. Word just re- ceived in Uic city by U. Muipn Mar- tin, Belgian (Tons nl, conveys the pleas- ing; nfaws that Hon. PlilUppo Hoy, liinv self a former Edmonton man, and now Commissioner General for Can- ada lit Paris, was decorated by Presi- dent Polncare on llio Week of July with the sash of Commander of of Honor ol the nepnhlic. The decoration of the Dominion's representative in recosnltion of the immense service rendered hy Can- ada to France slnco Ihe war began. tiori. Mr. noy vaa for many years a resident of Edmonton and represented Alberta In the Canarllah .senate. He la married to a'dauEh'lCr'of tho late Harrison Yoiiit COTfON I CONSUMPTION. Wftshlnglon, Smaller con- umiulou of llnl cotton, increased use Kdmonton, ,Alla., Atig. opnvtcls, one a seven-year man. ano- ther a five-year-man, and a third wltti his term nearly, up, escaped from the Alberta, penitentiary at o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Tho warden and ttio provincial poHci arc .scouring tho country forjheni Tho men are Vrank Xash, sentenc- ed at Calgary; Frank.Jlarrlnffion, sen- tenced at Red User, and B, 11. Jones, sentenced al WILL WILSON GO TO EUROPE? Paris, AUg. Agen- to a statement by Deputy Maurice D'AmOury appear- ing in Journal today, President Wilson will make a vilit to Europe arid Parts. The says that neither the mjniBttr- of foreign ._affafrs rjor the American embassy has been advi ed of any intention of the.. President to cross the At- lantic. AT ST-ARLAND rA treat store for moving pic- lure patrons in .Vivfan Martin's de- lightful spontaneous impersonation of "A Petticoat Pilot" In the Paramount picture of that name. "Mary (Justa1 (Vivian Martin) Is a quaint ging- hamcd little figure who s (Pals away tho hearts of the gruK old Capo Cod sea captains who adopt her, Tiie frliora scenes nnd ihc scen'.j oii Jn the prim, dusty.'seldom-opened "best jiarlora" are laughable In the extreme and throughout, tii'e "ent HERE AND SATURDAY Mrs. Venon in The H1LLCREST MYSTERY' COMING MONDAY "WOMAN AND THE LAW" COMING THURSDAY PHcc oi Good of.lfnter cpflon anil a reduction In cot' toft exports compared with (he pre- vious year niarhwl tlie close of tlie cotton year, July 31, as shown today In (he census bureau's report. The year's consumption of lint was running Ules. Thit TVM hales the previous year. Unter consutnpllori Ihts year lialcs, an Increase.' of bales. Almost a. million' bales more cotton were on hand July 31, this jcnr than on lhaulalc a. year ago. Cotton spinners active (luring July numbered See Miss Marie Lambert at THEORPHEUMTHUTRE Starting Tonight For Three Days Only Hew Her Simk M HER CAMERA HAN WILL MAKE (KOVmO PICTUKt f IN FSONT OF THEATRE BEFORt THE PERFORMAHCE'EACH EVtNlNO. COME AMD SEE HOW YOU LOOK IN THE ;