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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST LETHBniDGE DAILY HERALD Maximum Gain of 15 Miles in the Allied Offensive to the American govern ment ihoVK that the allied In Pleardy extended over a 53 front and had attained a max imum penetration fifteen miles up to yesterday General Unit ed States chief of disclosed today In hie semiweekly confer ence with newspaper correspon dents adding that at no point Is the enemy flow within fifty mlleo of In the March present line stands along the eld front of 1916 before the German withdrawal to the Socalled Hlndenburo To the north that line has bean crossed In but In thn south the French have not yet reached It In their advance on Lnsolgny and up to the valley of the TERRIFIC was tor rlflo fighting today on the top of the Lasslgny the Evening Standard The French are fighting their way stubbornly forward and thla afternoon were pushing solidly down the far side of the the reports de The Germans were eald to WHEN USING WILSONS FLY PADS AO DIRECTIONS CAPLFtJUY AND POILOW f X AC Tl Far more effective than Sticky Fly Clean to bold by and Grocers THURSDAYS GROCERY THE FINISHING to that wall paper youre thinking about having will be The Lovely Border Matching the Our or of one or two like some we now are extremely If you want what is we have For All Rooms We Have Wall WE ALSO HAVE A FEW REMNANTS TO CLEAR CHEAP Wellington SHERLOCK BUILDING be puttlno up the fiercest of flohtlrtd and It was Indicated the flghtlna mloht last a day or two before the hill was finally cleared of the AUSTRAUAN With the British Army In hostile po sitions between the western out skirts of Braye and Etineham have fallen Into the hands of the thus placing the banks southwest of Braye under the control of the The Australians also have cleared the enerny from Cateaux Constant Fighting With The French Army in France Allg battle for the Thins court area la only a small part of the operation in progress and develor ments in other parts of the line ma modify the situation before the battl Is reopened The Germans have had one ad van age as in that Imvo been falling back upon their su while the French have hoc obliged to bring theirs up over a dl ficult So far General Humberts troop have had four days constant fightin fully half of which has been spent 1 gasInfested During all th It was the machine guns a alnstthe the Germans having comparatively few infantry men in the front but being plentifully sup plied witbjnachlne one for each and all When the nest of quickfirers were discovered and a move against them begun this move had to be of the nat ure of outflanking process which was trying thla rough Besides holding the two important orests of Claude Farm and Ecou the French are within 100 yards of Monollthe another high plateau which commands a consider able extent of ground to the north and From the French have a good view of the Divelte Val where the Germans be trying to establish a position with the aid of their old earth wjiich were constructed in Concentrate With the British Army in Aug small artillery con centrations have sprung up during the last few are now active in firingon some points within the British such as Dernan court and tho forward areas south of the VillersBretonneuxChaulnes rail The Germans also have sub jected the valley north of Morlancourt to heavy gas also Harbon tieres and the Gressaire Wood No further counter attacks by the en emy are In the region of north of the as well as immediately south of the the FSritish have been actively strengthening and pushing forward their Northwest of Bray the British raided the enemy lines and found them Except for a little increase in the raiding activity by both which is customary immediately following a battle for the purpose of ascertaining possible changes in the remainder of the British front is in a normal 4 Palls Raspberry New Cabbage B Finest Arrowroot Per Lennox 9 Large Tins Carnation 2 tins 90c 25c 30c 50c 35c Yellow or Green 2 Lunch Per Rice 2 Tins best 4 tins Very Fine Blended Per CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE Deliveries Ever Hour HARRY EDMUND 7HE MASTER CROOK AT THE EMPRESS OF ALLIES IN Unjustifiable He Calls it at Peace With OHIO NOMINATIONS Governor Frank Wills of Delaware the Republican nomination for governor over Edwin of and John Arnold of Colum at yesterdays state wide primar ies according to returns com piled this Governor Cox and al other Democratic candidates and all other state officers without opposition and were General Poole at Moscow has turned over his duties to the Swe dish destroyed his code book and asked for safe conduct for himself and other members of his staff to return to the United Bol sheviki government of Russia as late as considered itself still at peace with the United although at war with Great Britain and according to a note delivered on that date by Minister Tchitercherin to Consul General Poole at as quoted by the German semiofficial Wolffe The Bolshevik minister said lie had placed at the consul generals dis posal tho Russian wireless station and asked Poole to inform his government that an unjustifiable at tack was being made upon the Bol sheviki Tchitercherin protested against the allied landing In the Mis as sent by the Wolffe Bur eau in a dispatch from Moscow under date of reads Dear Poole At the time when Citizen in a speech referring to theunjustifiable AngloFrench in vasion declared that the British and French were in fact at war with us and you came to ask whether peace or war existed between and whether you were to remain with I replied that our people still at peace with yours and that to enable you to continue acting as representative of the United the same facilities would be granted you as This possibility still holds good as far as we are inasmuch as the interruption of cable communica tion by of the Murman Coast is the work Great not and as the only possibility of com municating with your government we havo placed our wireless station at your request you to in form your government and peoples abroad that a completely unjustifiable attack and a pronounced act of viol ence is being committed upon Our people want nothing but to live in peace and friendship with the masses and workers of nil Despite the existing slat ff Anglo French armed fon have Invaded our taken our towns and villages by dissolved our workers organ imprisoned their members and driven them from their homes without any and war warrants these predatory And without a declaration of war and withoutthe pxisienre of a slate of war hostilities are opening against us and our national property is pil Toward us no justice is ob served and no law acknowledged by those who sent these invading troops against for we are the first in the world to establish a government for the oppressed Bare faced Jobbery is held permissible against US As you stated to us as your nation does not propose to destroy the Sov we ask you now if you can tell what Great Britain wants with Is Great Britains aim to de stroy the most popular government the world ever hits the councils of the poor and the peas ants Is her aim a In view of the acts referred to by I must assume that is We must believe that her intention is to establish the worst tyranny that ever existed in the the hated Or loos she contem j plate seizing any specific town or ter she can take Remembering your I hope you will help us to elucidate these the of tho unit air to furnish DIVISIONS Or ALLIES background of wholesome DEMANDED TWENTY Wont Submit Another StocVnoim dispatch says tiie Russian sailor are declaring tho will fight the ierman government rather than give up their or will blow up ibe Russian navy rather than have it fall into the hands of the This report is based on information on August It is stated the Bolshevik leaders ine and Trotzky have been seen in Kronstadt by Russian It also is reported in these advices that the German ambassador to Russia and tht German consil Petrograd are in Helsiugfors on their way to Previously it luul been report ed that the German ambassador had moved to A dispatch from Archangel today says the diplomatic corps of the En tente nations are living aboard war ships in the harbor owing to the lack of accommodation and the crowded conditions of the city of fuel made following statement today I particularly desire to draw atten tion to the fact that the allotment for the Canadian west as announced by the deputy in Winnipeg is entirely contingent upon the coal being avail able in the United said the fuel Since last April the al lotment of anthracite coal for Canada has been cut by The United States has further restricted supplies all over that For example Ontario and Quebec are re the fuel administrator of Que bec having recently his province on a 70 per cent Apparently the West fails to realize that the whole question of supply Ironi the United States is being affected j from week to week because of war ac1 The allotment of anthracite made by Western Canada is absolute ly the maximum that can be hoped there is no possibility whatever of getting more there is a possibility of getting The western allotment of anthrac ite is only half the amount normally consumed and this will be provided it reaches the head of the lakes even this is not an assured for the reasons I have As long as the war is on no guarantee can ho given regarding anything in the matter of imported This is the situation that must be The west is fortunate in having soft coal available and it is up to the people themselves to get it into their t is a municipal and provincial ques divi sions of troops were demanded of Germanys allies by General Lu dendorff during the retreat from the according to the Demo which received the news from German Austria Hungary refused but after Gener al Ludendorff had made Vienna sent two divisions to the western For tfils reason the Austro Swiss frontier was closed recent DISTILLED WATER Delivered to any part 5f the LETHBR1DGE BREWERY Unnecessary hardship will result his winter if western people do not ollow the advice given which has een repeatedly urged and forced on the dealers that i0 per cent of soft joal must be put In for every 50 per ent hard coal i positively and absolutely refuse to ie responsible if the people It s imperative that they store soft coal Some complaints have reached me as to excessive prices charged for coal in An examination ofi our records here show that the haul ing charges of Winnipeg dealers com pares favorably with those of other cities similarly The regula tions governing this matter how very clear and I can only say that I will be prepared to take drastic action in any specific cases brought to my attention where I find that the law has not been complied the machinations going on in Finland and the Baltic provinces to provide thrones for German the So cialist newspaper Vorwaerts of Ber gives out a note of The new thrones to be erected In the Kant are not only threatened from but from the news paper The world war is not yet The monarchies are bas ed on the quicksands of the Brest Litovsk This craze for thrones in the East shuts the door a peace by understanding and stakes everything on a military The question inevitably arises whether the situation in the west justifies such a Elsewhere in this issue Vorwaerts brands the policy in question as a policy of S1ARI fiNP J IMiXLHnu TONIGHT AND THURSDAY JESSE LASKY II KILLED IN i threatening the Swedish maritim and commercial situation in the Balti to such a degree according to special dispatch from France toda the Swedes are greatly Formerly Uie great flood of in goods aiul passengers to Finland and Central and Northern passed through Sweden and Now Germany lins diverted this traffic mak ing it puss through Esthonia and Liv Two German navigation lines have been started between Lubik and Stet tin to Reval on the persons were killed today and more than fifty were wounded Monday in plashes be tween troops and growing out of the general strike in progress according to statements from trike The government efused all information regarding the lumber of persons wounded or in hos EX GET AFTER THESE DOLLARS We have the We have the Our prices are And yet there is a lot of money slipping away from us Join the Tradeat Home Word just re ceived in the city by Milton Mar tin Belgian conveys the pleas ing news that Philippe him self a former Edmonton and now Commissioner General Tor Can ada in was decorated by Presi dent Poincaro on tho week of July Isl with the sash of the Commander of the Legion of Honor of the Republic The decoration of the Dominionb representative is in recognition of the immense service rendered by Can ada to France since the war Roy was for many years a resident of Edmonton and representec Alberta in the Canadian He is married to a daughter of the late Harrison COTTON coi sumption of lint increased us Mexico to a protest from Great Britain against the provisions of the oil deciee of February which was declared to be confiscatory and in violation of the rights of English companies hold ing oil the Mexican govern ment declared that it does not recog nize the right of any foreign govern ment to protest against decrees ol this It holds that by virtue of its sovereign the Mexican gov ernmeut is free to adopt such fisca legislation as is It sug gests that recourse of the court would e the proper method of determining whether the oil land decree was un just and WILL WILSON GO TO EUROPE Agen to a statement by Deputy Maurice appear ing in the Journal President Wilson will make a visit to Europe and The Tempa says that neither the minister of foreign affairs nor the American embassy has been advised of any Intention of President to cross the At ESCAPES PEN ALSO MACK SENNET COMEDY THE KITCHEN LADY EMPRESC U TONIGHT No Advance in one a sevenyear ano a and a third with lis term nearly escaped from the Alberta penitentiary at oclock Tuesday v The warders and the provincial police arc scouring tho country for The men are Frank sentenc ed at Frank sen tenced ut Red and sentenced at cotton and a reduction in cot ton exports compared with the pre vious year marked the close of the cotton July as shown today in the census bureaus The years consumption ot lint was running That bales less than the previous year Linter consumption this year was an increase of Almost a million bales more cotton were on hand July this year than on that date year Cotton spinners active during July numbered AT STARLAND A treat is in store for moving pic ture patrons in Vivian Martins de lightful spontaneous impersonation of A Petticoat Pilot In the Paramount picture of that Mary Gusta Vivian Martin Is a quaint ging hamed littlo figure who steals away the hearts of the three gruff old Capo Cod sea captains who adopt Tio shore scenes nnd ihe aceni en in the seldomopened best parlors lire laughable In the extreme and throughout the entire HERE i FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Vernon Castle in The HILLCREST MYSTERY COMING MONDAY WOMAN AND THE LAW COMING THURSDAY The Price of a Good Time See Miss Marie Lambert at THE HUM THEATRE Starting Tonight For Three Only Hmr Her Spnk Nfvfet ;