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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LliTUBUlDGE, A. i ROYE VICE-LI SINGE THE W4R STARTED SAID TO BE Workers Needed An Appeal to Lelhbridge Women. Tho lied Crus" Society and the work so a corresponding Increase in Ihe do mand for Red Cross supplies, and to fulfill Ibo apjieal from the Central Depot It'Is Imperative lUat the local t does Is' kriSwji to every woman In Lethbridge -3 flio efforts Willie Society have been icrj much In recent monllia by Ihe lack or workers at the Red Cross roojns. The lew who have attended rcgujirls have hail more wort; 'o do than they were able, and through this laiik of lieln the output o( tho Societjrbas suffered. With the Increase of the Canadian lighting forces :J'n France, ihi're Is al- branch increase Us output, and this is' Impossible Without Iho assistance of more workers. If tho various lectures by the dif- ferent accredited government lectur- 21 IS 120, ers rind tho experiences ed soldiers have made any return-, lical London', Aug.'16.-Tho Uolshcvlkl fcovcriuneui. hi'.au'official statement tlalms the capture o[ positions in the Archangel district where '.hern nrc al- lied troops arid.'says that thjir adver- saries'have abandoned the fighting nba> Onega, accojning to a Ilcnicr dis- patch .trouiJUpsccw.. t i-A series .or'successes, .which appar- ently are of minor Importance, also ire claimed operations against I Czech >Cossacks Advance i Amsterdam'..'Aus. Don Back's' have 'cleared -the left bank ofj the Don opponents and-arcj erman TEN WESTERN OFFICERS.1. ARE KILLED IN ACTION marching victoriously on Zaragin Irom which Iliey are only1's says an ofllctal state- ment'by the Don Cossacks start re- ceived here from Kiev. Another allied detachment is push- Ving inward Kolash, 200 miles north or 'Archangel, on the Dvina niver. South of-the'Volga iliver, Generals Alexieff and Dcnlhine apparently are endeavor- ing to amalgamate their anli-Bolshc- forces'with the army of Iho Cje'cho-Slavaks: joint Government Amsterdam; Aug. newspap- fers at Kiev report Ibat the Cossacks from the northern Don region have entered the' government of Voronezh. -A' dispatch.'to: the :Cologne Zeitung frohV Kiev aays that Hie Don and Ku ban goveriinieiils and tile. leaders in the adjbinjjigSegions .gn eriiniehii Russian wireless mcs order that cor -r'respondence.. .tpV: foreign countrie iniist not bo accepted [or "some timr to come'except, for ,t'be Ukraine _am Germany, localities In German bccupa tloir and for prisoners of war.'r .-Highv is Growing Anxious About Great Waste With the Hrilish Army in France, ug lany has'acknowleoged that her man- omr once so freely wafted; now is wlndling in proportions great-enough pparcntlv to cause considerable anx- ety to tbe high command. The total uinber ot prisoners, taken, partlcu- arly in recent-fighting by the allied irmies and the prospect of being con- rented by ever growing _. American Ottawa, Aug. were 615 casualties in the list Issued to- day. Sixty-nine were western men 'or officers of whom 10 were killed in action, five died of wounds one died, one missing, three pri soners of war, forty-eight wound- ed and one ill. Gapt. Philip Bawden Has IJeen Killed Makes Supreme Sacrilice in Re- cent lighting On Wcsiern' opportunity to respond by becoming regular workers for Ihc Red Cross. Slatement from-Paris Says .That German Losses in War to Date Have Been Six Losses Sirica Are Still'Pecking Away at German Make a Capture. W.ent Overseas With Unanimous Approval of His Colleganc-s He Says he German army iii" order' to recover .'rom Auxiliary jinlji'.all oi. entering-, the ssy.s, the. order Issued; "first to men tie front lines longer'than 'six'-mpnths'.'' lie announces that'.commissions have been appointed to investigate tie entire situation, including men of ev- ery rank and available tor the infant- ry which must lie sent to. the depots in Belgium, tHe special purpose pt the high command being to. get more in- fantry reserves; special Instructions' lo >Ield--Marshal.'.-Von MacScnsen and .General. Von Schlols to make "a greater demand, upon Ihe local personnel" instead of using Ger- mans' in the auxiliary, services', as reinfo'rcenicnls. 'Jave Germany Much Aid And Gels Only Injury in f Return Madrid, Aug.' 1C-In a note ad- pressed .by Spain to Germany regard- ing Iho o.l Spanish vcs-j Ibr, announcement of .the dlsvj patch' of which was made by foreign 1 (Minister: on August 8, the Spanish government points to 'Ger- many's'poor return for .services Spam had performed in pursuance ot her neutral policy Oermany, had been benen.lUd, according to the newspaper Blsoi.." Guniiufiy -has re- ceived humerous 'evidences of Span- ish, the says in sub- suinniariicd by Ihia news- paper, siwli ssMn the re-; tugees from the whom Spain care'd for; and It Is pointed out In addition tliat Spain hail undertaken Iho representation otj Gorman Inter- ests 'In various belligerent countries, note.continues, in return for: .these services- and for In con- .Spanish neutrality, many Has, persisted. In causing Injury to' Spanish i Interests. Hun Paper Says Allies _M Littie Inclination For Peace on-'tbe-recent in'ferview given'byr'Ad mlral yon llinlze, the German foreign secretary, in which he- said responsl blllly for continuing the war rests with tbe Entente allies, the Frankfort Gaz ette says: "We must continue the hard nni bitter struggle'for tbe [lefcnse-qf tb fatherland, for our enemies show liltl Jncllnallon for peace and neHhe Llpyd George nor Clemenceau readier-for .an unilerstantling tliat.i to be expected. "Tbe dally increasing influence, p upon the Entente is of sli greater importance. Any sign of de sire for an understanding on the- liar of the European allies Is counler-ba ftnced by tbe war craze of the Uhlje Stales. In such circumstances ther is nothing to be done but tb repress a prematino hones and arm ourselves willi courage, anil perseverance .tor- I the next developments." GALLANT OFFICER AND MEMBER OF A WEi.L- KNOWN LOCAL FAMILY Lelbbridge is -mourning the loss of another of her gallant SODS today in the death lu action of Captain Philip awden, member of a prominent and on g-i-esidcnt% family here. Tho sad news .of Ca'ptaln-Dawdeu's acrifice csmeNover the morning.' It''1s> evident tb fllie'lighting lasi in _...... _ Canadian look so: prominent a iarLV ''CapL-'Philip Bawden enlisted as a private in tbe 20th Battery 'nt the out weak of thd war. lie took-a course a Kingston artillery school, ie 'Obtained bis commission lenant.iiHe went lo the trout with th 20th; arid .was ill time wit diphtheria. After Ills-recovery, he re turned1 to the battle and soo earned his promotion tb the rank o and was transferred lo an with which he was a iiii time1 of his death. Captain Bawden was a .member o he-firm'Of Bawd en Brothers here an Port Hope. Orit-.vAug. throughout'tbe country of Sir Robert Borden's absence' overseas at this ime, was of by lion. NT. V. Rowell, president of the nrlvy ouncil, when he addressed r. piceling f bis constituents here last night. He eclarcd that Sir Robert's absence was ustified'antl that.he went overseas vitli the unanimous approval of bis olleagues., The prime minister, he aid.j did .not, go to England because he wanted )o.go' .He went there be; cause'meeting's .at'the.' Imperial wer cabinet" and the' Trap e ri at wa r confer enc'e were to be held. The reprcsen talives of other 'Dominions were so'iig to attend'was the duty of Can ada to be represented., He went be cause it -was the-'ljest judgment of Ills colleagues that he'shbutd go and ft the prime minister is still In London he is there .because, in the Judgment of his colleagues'who 'accompanied him the es to Canada compels him Paris, Aug. total of Gtrman IOMM from the beginning ,ef f the war to the end of July, 1918, are understood to be according to morning newspapers. The figures inclucfe killed up to ,the beginning of the Qeri man offensive last March, From March 27 to June 17, the' Germanl said to have lost kl.lled alone. Paris, Aug. is being held in a vise-like grip by th -court. They also ore stubbornly defending the Lasslgny-Oisa Canal, tie.losa of wbicb. would entail the evacuation of Noyon. LINE TRENCHES With tbo French Army In.prance, Aug. With, the American Army, In Francs, Aug.- ayUtors. sue- cessfully bombarded the railroad yjrd fi DpWmary-Baroncourt In the area this. morn- Ing, 'Lonjiiyon, north of Verfdn, and Thiaucourt 'attasked Sccretarv MoAdbo, director in chief o't all the railways; in the United Stales-put the nuletiis 'on the ri-weofcly tralB.'se'rvfci Coutts branch so far as O.N.JV, portion of .thu road south of the' line is con- cerned when be wired Super- intendent Smith of tho' O.N'.Tl. lines in Montanayesterday'thai It. ;was ab- solutely necessary .that daily null ser- vliq between Great Falls- and Sweet OraVbe continued, A local business man who wan in: Coults yesterday was Informeil to this effect by Supl. Smith. That being the prac- tically Incumbent- on the C.P.R. to dally at'Coults, and th'us Iho'plan, .ot using the. pas- senger train one day oh the Coutts line and tbo nest, day on the Cdrdston illnc will have to b'n abandoned.. The McAdoo order- also sets a precedent which will bo helpful to the people along the Cardstoii branch.. If th3 considers It necessary to pfovlde points along the Sweet Grass branch of the O.N.n. wiA: a ser' vlco It should be cdnsldered 'necessary lo provide the people Along the well- settled ''Kardsto'n .b'rancb wlfh. a daily service. Thill II at'anr rats, and of tbe special 'committee-dealing, with this jroblem are not failing lo-tise It, t' Several bursts were observed In. ,the southern parts M. the at Doummsry Baron- v coW and the Instigations thers are believed to have been wiped oirf. i Three direct Lethirldge. Capla'in Bawnen was a most pop- ular officer, anfl nil ranks will regret to bear of bis death. He served wiiiiw at.the front under Brig.-General Stew- art, ot. Lethbridge, wllh whom lie first served as an artillery man. -Ca'pt.' nawden had been nt-the front for more H year'when he was ken lit with diphtheria and bad to go lhe: hospital. He was transferred the 3.1st Batlcry and was with .that nit when lie.returned .lo tte front, o was one of the best Artillery offi- ers-in.the forces, according to the ibulo paid by bis superio'rs. lit wis orn In'Kingston, Ont., June 3, 1SSS, nd came to l.etht'ridgo In 1906, He as the'youngest son qt the late Mr. nd Mrs'. 'Henry Bawden, Bawden ilros.'store Is closed tculsy, to be.lheroTfieTleclared. "Canada is being worthily represenU ed in London In protecting and in fur- thering.Canadian interests'anil guard- ing tbe'welfare of her soldiers by tho prime minister of.Canada at this pres- ent lime." Mr. Bon-ell's address was a review of Canada's'war effort and the work of [be Union government since Us for- mation lastfall, New Ytirk, ADJ. with bllllei, revolvers and hind New..York's first uniformed police'; 'n nurn her, went an duly today CiSnt Enrlght, announcing the said four other. women would be named for reg- ular police duty, They will pay special ttlcntlon to the wellare cf 1 (Iris..; r _ midnight tonight, from a stroke AUSTRIA, GERMANY' .IN COMPLETE ACCORD Amsterdam, Aug.' com- plcte jgrecmtnt eKlstlng-between Germany and Auttria-Hunmry has been again demonstrated af- the meeting of the emperors at headnuarters, an official announcement from today declares UIW A Pacific Port, Aug. 15. Albert Me In, former of labor In France minister of blockade, died here at SLIGHT. WlT.HOflAWALS. London, Aug. slight enetriy withdrawals .from'-the. Lye sajient were' don today, TrtE enemy h'as''evac- uated the' village south tired between one on a front of nine: IMPORTANT. ADVANCE .1 Paris, troops have made an iinportant ad: vance on a front of''2 ,-1-2.'.miles of Roye, according to, War Office stateinent today. j.ThV French progress was ion of Vlllers-Les-Roye, about 2 f-2 miles west of P.oye, BUurin. and Armancourt. BRITISH ADVANCE. London, Aug. of Al- bert, the British have advanced their line slightly In-the region northeast of Morlancourt, says the official statement'today from Field Marshal Halg.-; CANADIAN CAPTURES London, Aug. .Canad; lans have taken the villages of, Damery and a-shprt distance northwest of" cording to Field Marshal .Haij'i offcial communication'issued this of M.'Mclin' was stricken ear- y in the JU't after his arri- val here with, the mission of which General; Paul Pau, notes- French mill- .ary was joint head. Physicians, who attended M. Metin ascribed the "slrpke 16 exhaustion brought on by bis iifirney to this city. He was found lying unconscious on :lie floor of his. apartment. He dipfl without regaining .consciousness. FOUR KILLED WHEN AIRPLANE TELL Aug. (Havas An., 'airplane returning flight '.because of engine trouble today fell, upon a tram- car which was preparing to leave the Tour persons In car'were killed 'and. several 6thers injured. The two aviators in the machine were severely burned. Permanent Minister in London As Member Imperial War Cabinet evening. The British line south- east of Proyart, just.south of .the' Somrne, has advanced tince. C, LOCAL1 FIGHTING of -the Ancre' n'lgnt'bnithe r. of ThTepyai yyood.'Weit'.L- of thlepvil.i :i'-- i -'Farther 'north further projress'erf made .by the British have 'pushed thelri. ward lie- twe'en' "and i Abandon'Offensive! "r Aug.; on the western front by the Germanr in the it la believed he tn'al'tbe enemy intend! to-abandon'thq {ffenBive.1 it is-said to he doubtful whether he will be abk to resume thB' thirty, flvc diyfslonV'n'ow'fare necessary' tween -Ihe Oise and the ol.. which la'are from the reserves-.Thefff' arc now only 16 fresh erieiny in reserve on Ibe entire western fronl and only 11 of these belong army 'group-ol Crown jFrin.ce. .Hup', pre'cht. Military observers say that tbere If every indication that .UieV.Germaia inlend to sland'on their present There is a possibility, they may fall'back-to small tributary of the Oise and wbich Joins it south ot Noyon. Tho, now.bbld'all the high'ground'.In thai region. It Is said that tbe British arc so close to Chauln'es that the enemy can' not USB the town. .'Almost all Ilic' rail communications in the Peronne region have been rendered useless by tho.allies. South Up In AVill Nbt Submit to New Service