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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETIIBRIDGE, ALBERTAi ROYE IN VICE-LI El^lDAY, AUGUST IG, 1918 NUMBER 209 GRIP ENCH GERMAN LOSSES SINCE THE W|R STARTED SAID TO BE 6.000.000 1 London, Ang. 16.-Tlie BolsUovlkl feovcrnmenl In iin offu.i-il sliiionionl. claims tlie capt.urc oC poslt!on� In (lio Archftngul dlRtrlct whc-ro tlioic; lun iil-lied troops and aays tliat fh_a!r advor-sariea have abandoned tlio fightuiB near Onega, according to u nocitcr dispatch Iroui Moscow. A series of successes, which apparently are o� minor Importance, also arc claimed In the oporattons against Czocho-Slovaks.  - Cossacks Advance Amsterdam, Aug. IG.-The Don Cos-fiacks have cleared the left hank of ^ Uie Don ot their opi)onents and urn i Gcmiiin inarching vicloriou.sly on Zaragin from which lliey are only one'day's march dLstant, says an oillclal statement by tlie Don Cossacks stall received here from Kiev. ' Another ailiod detachment is pu.sh-.ins toward Kolash, 2G0 miles north of iArchangel, on the Dvina River. South of the Volga River, Generals Aloxlotf iind Denikinn apparently are endeavoring to amalganuito their aiiti-ilolshe-vikl forces with the army of the C^echo-Slovaks. Joint Government Amsterdam, Aug. IG.-The newspap-fers at Kiev report that the Cossacks from the northern Don region liave entered the government of Veronezh. A dispatch to the Cologne Zeitung from Kiav says that the Don^'and Ku-T)an governnionts and the leaders In the adjbinliig regions have entered on Li, negotlationu looklng.^o the esl^blisb-,,/ ment 6f ajblrit cehltal government. ' Block the Malls. Liohdori, Atig.' 16.-The Soviet gov-fernmenl, Bays a Russian wireless mes-,� fiage, has Issued an order that cor-' f" roapondence to foreign countries snust not bo accepted for "some time to come e.xcept for ,tlie Llkraino and Germany, localities In German occupation and for prisoners ot war.' Red Cross Workers Needed THE LATE CAPT. BAWDEN High ^ Command is Growing Anxious About Great Waste TEN WESTERN OFFICERS ARE KILLED IN ACTION SPAIN IS MUCH PEEVjDAI HUNS 'Jave Germany'Much Aid And Gets Only Injury in Return JIadrid, Aug. 16.-In a note ad Wressed by Spain to Oormany regard ing tho torpedoing of Spanish vos eels, the announcement of the dls- i patch of which was made by Foreign ' Minister Dato, on Anguat 8, the ' Spanish government points to Germany's poor return for servicso Spain had performed in pursuance of her neutral policy by which Germany had Ijeen benefitted, according to the newspaper KIsoI. Oormany has re- A Pacific Port, Aug. 15.--General Paul Gerald Pau, noted French military leader and his party, which Included Albert Metin, former minister of .labor In France, ar-I'lved here late today, Elaborate entertainments have been planned *8.r the mi- evening. The British line south, east of Proyart, just south of the Somme, has advanced a short distance. LOCAL FIGHTING London, Aug. 16-On the easf. em bank of the Anore local fjght-Ing took p]�ce last night on the outskirts of Thiepval Wood, west of Thiepval. Farther north further progress _ has been made by the British who have Plashed their patrols eastward oii the three-mile front between Beaucourt-Sur-Ancre and , Pruisieux-Au-Mont. Abandon Offensi.ve London, Aug. 16.-The withdrawals on the western front by the Germans in the last few days, it is believed here, Indicate that the enemy intends to abandon tho offensive. It is said to be doubtful whether he will be able to resume the offensive since thirty-five divisions now are necessary between the Oise and the Ancre. ol which 15 are from the reserves..Therr are now only 16 fresh enemy dlvlsioni in reserve on the entire western front and only 11 ot these belong to th� army group of Crown Prince Rui* precht. Military observers say that there ii every indication that the Germans intend to stand on their present liiie,. There is a possibility, however, thai they may fall back to the Divette, � Biuall tributary of the Oise and which joins It south ot Noyon. The French now hold all the high ground in thai region. It is said that the British are so close to Chauiries that the enemy cannot use the town. Almost all tho rail communications in the Peronne region have been rendered useless by the allies. NUCLEUS OF A LEAGUE NAH No International Commission^ -U. S. To Give Enough Sliipping to Win War London, .^ug. 16.-Loi-d Robert Cecil, undersecretary, ot state for foreign affairs, speaking last night at a govornmont .dlnuoi; in celebratloa M tho fourth anniversary of the estafe-llshinent qtthe International commission for reviclualUnB, said ho believed the commission formed a nucloua .ot a league ot, nations. He said he would not venture-to speak of all the United States l.^ .doing lu'tho ihafter of supplies, _^nt ho was , satisfied they hiid thrown tli^ir whoio heart and sou! Into the contest. R. B. Stevens, ot the United States shipping board, on behalf ot iho United States, assured the diners that onough nhlpplng would be available to win tho war. Ho paid tribute to Italy's splendid victory over the Austrlans. ! ASSASSINATED, Washington, Aug. 15,-An official dispatch from Swltierland quotes' the Strassburg Post aa reporting the president of the district of Wenden in Livonia, � : aaMlnattOt - � - - - ^^^^^ 49286? 16 ;