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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST 1918 NUMBER 209 E GRIP OF FRENCH AN I SINCE THE WjR STARTED SAID TOjffi 6JXXMXX Bolshevik government in an official claims the capture ot positions In the Archangel district whfire thorn nro al lied troops arid says that thair adver have abandoned the fighting near according to a Renter dis patch from A series of which appar ently are of minor also are claimed operations against Cossacks Advance Don Cos sacks have cleared the left bank of the Don of their opponents and are inarching victoriously on Zaragin from which they are onl one days inarch says an official state ment by the Don Cossacks staff re ceived here from Another allied detachment is push ing toward 2GO miles north of on the Dvina South ofthe Volga Generals Alexieff nnd Denikine apparently are endeavor ing to amalgamate their antiBolshe vikj fprces with the army of the Joint Government newspap fers at Kiev report that the Cossacks from the northern Don region have entered the government of A dispatch t5 the Cologne from Kiev says that the Don and Ku ban goveinments and the leaders in the adjoining regions have entered on the establish central Block the The Soviet Bays ft Russian wireless mes has issued an order that cor I f iespondence to foreign countries must not be accepted for some time to come except for Ukraine and localities in German occupa tion and for prisoners of j German High Command i Growing Anxious About Great Waste i The Red CrOTB Society and the work t does Is to every woman in The effortffjfttythe Society have been very much in recent nonths by the lack or workers at the Red Cross The tow who have ittended regularly have had more vork to do thin thoy and through of help tho output of tho With the increase it thu Canadian fighting forces In there is al THE LATE BAWDEN TEN WESTERN OFFICERS ARE KILLED IN ACTION PEEVED AT With the British Army in many hasacknowledged that her man once so freely now is dwindling in proportions great enough apparently to cause considerable anx iety to the high The total number of prisoners particu larly in recent fighting by the allied arniies and the prospect of being con fronted by ever growing American forces has caused General Ludendorff to issue most imperative orders for a immediate combingout in the German army in order to recover from auxiliary units all men capable of entering the In the the order issued by first consideration will be given to men WHO haVeserved In the front lines longer than six He announces that commissions have been appointed to investigate the entire Including men of ev ery rank and available for the infant ry which must be sent to the depots in ttte special purpose of the high command being to get more in fantry Appended to the order are specia instructions to Field Marshal Von Mackensen and General Von Schlots to make a greater demand upon the local personnel Instead of using Ger mans in the auxiliary services as Germany Much Aid And Gets Only Injury in Return were 615 casualties in the list issued to Sixtynine were western men or officers of whom 10 were killed in five died of one one three pri soners of fortyeight wound ed and one BITTER STRUGGLE Hun Paper Says Allies Are Showing Little Inclination For Peace Red Workers Needed An Appeal1 to Lethbridfle so a corresponding inereiiHo in the de mand for lied Cross and to fulfill the appeal from the Central Depot is imperative that the local branch increase its and this is impossible Without the assistance of more K the various lectures by tho dif ferent accredited lectur ers and tho experiences of return ed soldiers have made any appeal to the women of the now is their opportunity to respond by becoming regular workers for the Red 2JTH IS on the recent interview given by Ad miral Von the German foreign in which he said responsi bility for continuing the war rests with the Entente the Frankfort Gaz ette says We must continue the hard find bitter struggle for the defense of the for our enemies show little Inclination for peace and neither Lloyd George nor Clemenceau is any readier for understanding that is to be The daily increasing influence of America upon the Entente is of stilj greater Any sign of de sire for an understanding on tho part of the European allies is counterbal anced by the war craze of the United j In such circumstances there is nothing to be done but ft repress all prematute hopes and arm ourselves with courage and perseverance for tho next Philip Bawden Has Been Killed Makes Supreiile Sacrifice in Re cent Fighting On Western Front GALLANT OWICER AND MEMBER pF A WELL KNOWN L9CAL FAMILY Lethbridge ismourning the loss of another of her gallant sons today in the death in action of Captain Philip member of a prominent and longrresldent family The sad news of Captain Bawdeus supreme sacrifice came over the wires this It 1s evielomt that he fell in the fighting last the Canadian forces took so prominent a Philip Bawden enlisted as private in the 20th Battery at the out break of the He took a course ai Kingston artillery after he obtained his commission as lieu went lo the front with the and was ill fofsome time witl After his recovery he re turned to the battlo and soon earned his promotion to the rank o and was transferred to an ROILLSAYS Statement from Paris Says That German Losses in War td Date Have Been Six Losses Since Are Still Pecking Away at German Make a Went Overseas With Unanimous Approval of His Collegaties He Says a note ad Pressed by Spain to Germany regard ing the of Spanish vesj the announcement of the dis patch of which was made by Foreign Minister on August the Spanish government points to Ger manys poor return for servicsa Spain had performed in pursuance of her neutral policy by which Germany had been according to the newspaper Germany has re ceived numerous evidences of Span ish the note says in sub tfs summarized by this news sitfh as in the case of the re fugees from tho whom Spain cared and it is pointed out In addition that Spain had undertaken tho representation of German Inter ests in various belligerent the note in return for these services and for benefits accruing to Germany in con sequence of Spanish Ger many has persisted in causing Injury to Spanish IllRS withthe American Army In Associated aviators suc cessfully bombarded the railroad yard at DournmaryBaroncourt In the area thlt morn north of and Thlawcourt wsra attacked Several were observed central and southern of the yards at DoummaryBaron court and the installations thera are believed to have been wiped Three direct were made en the track in front of the sta tion at and 23 bomb5 fell on surrounding Certain military were t ThiaucourV FULL SERVICE FALLS LINE Secretary who is director in chief of all the railways in the United States put the quietus on the triweekly train service on the Coutts branch so far as the portion ofthe road south of tho line is con cerned when he wired General Super intendent Smith of the lines in Montana yesterday that it was ab sojutely necessary that daily mail ser vice between Great Fallsand Sweet Grass be A local business man who was in Coutts yesterday was informed to this effect by That being the it will be prac tically incumbent on the to meet the train daily at and thus the plan of using the pas senger train one day on the Coutts line and the next day on the Cardston line will have to be The AlcAdoo order also sets a precedent which will be helpful to the people along the Cardston If tho considers it necessary to provide points along the Sweet Grass branch of the with a dally mail ser vice it should be considered necessary to provide the people along the well settled Cardston branch with a daily That is the argument at any and local members of the special committee dealing with this problem are not failing to use LEAVES MOSCOW the Russian ambassador to has left and was expected to ar rive in Berlin according to the Vossiche Zeltung of THE WEATHER High 81 Uow 47 fair and some HAVE STRAIGHTENED LINE In Smart Operation Have Taken Important Village Which Strengthens Position Canadian With the Canadian The Canadians captured the of Parvlllea in a smart which enabled them to straighten out their line in that sector of the A number of machine guns and prison ers were The latest report was that our troops were holding the vil lage and reinforcements have gone in against the strong post the enemy has In the Enemy artillery activity Indicates a stiffening of Hostile air craft have been considerably streng thened on the whole of the Amiens Mont Didier About thirtyfour enemy divisions have been including eleven fresh divisions and two tired divisions from tho enemys The on omy has used up every battalion of two of divisions holding Ma line in front of the these being the 79th and the with which he was a thd trrae of his Captain Bawden was a member o the firm of Bawden Brothers here an was long a resident with his brothe and sisters in The fan ily formerly resided in There survive of Leth and two one in Louis and one with the CanadiaA forces the Three sisters Miss Miss Lucy and Miss reside to Captain Bawden was a most pop ular and nil ranks will regret to hear of his He served while at the front under Stew of with whom he first served as an artillery Bawden had been at the front for more u year when he was taken ill with diphtheria and had to go to the He was transferred to the 31st Battery and was with that unit when he returned to the He was one of the best artillery offi cers in the according to the tribute paid by his He was born in June and came to Lethbridge in Ho was youngest son of the late and Henry Bawden store Is closed Porl hroughout the country of Sir Robert Bordens absence overseas at this was of by president of the privy when he addressed a meeting of his constituents here last He declared that Sir Roberts absence was justified and that he went overseas with the unanimous approval of his The prime he did not go to England because he wanted to He went there be cause meetings Ot the Imperial war cabinet and the Imperialwar confer ence were to be The represen tatives of other Dominions were gohig to attend was the duty of Can ada to be He went be cause it was best judgment of his colleagues that he should go and il the prime minister is still in London he is there in the judgment of his colleagues who accompanied him the to Canada compels him to be Canada is being worthily ed in London in protecting and in fur thering Canadian interests and guard ing the welfare of her soldiers by the prime minister of Canada at this pres ent Rowells address was a review of Canadas war effort and the work ot the Union government since IU for mation total of German lowea the beginning of the war to the end of are understood to be according to morning The figures include killed up to beginning of the man offensive last From March 27 to June the Germans said to have lost killed is being held In a riselike grip by Stubborn resistance by the Germans Is being crushed by the who are slowly encircling the The French advance at VillersLesRoye makes the fall of Roye mevm it is believed by military Possession of the town by French troops would make necessary a rectification of the German liftes and an enemy re treat to the NesleNoyon line would be The Germans are clinging desperately to a range of hills east of Ribe They also are stubbornly defending the LassignyOiae the loss of which would entail tie evacuation of OCCUPY OLD LINE TRENCHES With the French Army in troops occupied VillersLesRoye and Staurin and reached their old line ol trenches east of Armancourt Farthern north they pressed forward toward the ChaulnesRoye Dammery In the WOMEN POLICEMEN GERMANY IN COMPLETE ACCORD com plete agreement existing between Germany and AustriaHungary has been again demonstrated the meeting of the emperors at Carman an official announcement from Berlin today A Pacific Me former of labor in France and minister of died here at midnight tonight from a stroke of was stricken ear ly in the just after his arri val here with the mission of which General Paul noted French mill tary was joint Physicians who attended Metin ascribed the stroke to exhaustion brought on by his jalirney to this city He was found lying unconscious or the floor of his He diec without regaining FOUR KILLED WHEN AIRPLANE FELL airplane returning froma flight because of engine trouble today fell upon a tram car which was preparing to leave the Four persons In the car were killed and several others The two aviators in the machine Were severely South Up In Arms Will Not Subijiit to New Service ON DUTY IN Nr New with revolvers and hand New Yorks first uniformed police six In num went on duty Com missioner announcing the said four women would be named for reg ular police They will pay special attention to the welfare of Sucolal to Ilio Herald entire town was out at the indignation meeting held in the court house here last night to pqblioly discuss the proposed new passenger schedule of the which provides for a reduction of the pro sent service from Lethbridge to three trains a A representative of the railway commission and of tho was and the people dis cussed the matter for three The tried to convert the people to the idea that It was becausa of the peculiar conditions that the service was being The meet ing pointed out that this re duction was not being made by tUe railway commission or by any wa board such as directed tho railwu operations in tlje but morel by the themselves to pile u more The idea of tna mixei train did not receive favor aiv finally the following resolution passed That we ask that ahearing b given before the railway board be fore wo submit to tho proposed trai The Cardston board of trade ha worked for two years for the presen and seeking the aid of a the other south towns to join In the SLIGHT WITHDRAWALS slight enemy withdrawals from the Lys sajlent were announced Lon don The enemy has evac uated the village of Ber south of and has re tired between one and tW6xrillles on i front of nine v IMPORTANT ADVANCE french troops have made an important ad vance on a front of 2 12 miles of according to the War Office statement The French progress was in the reg ion of about 2 f2 miles west of Staurin and BRITISH ADVANCE of Al bert the British have advanced their line slightly in the region northeast of says the official statement today from Field Marshal CANADIAN CAPTURES Canad ians have taken the villages and a short distance northwest of ac cording to Field Marshal Haigs official communication issued this Permanent Minister in London As Member Imperial War Cabinet The British line south east of just south of the has advanced a short dis x LOCAL FIGHTING the eaef of the Ancre local fight Ing plaice last night on the outskirts of Thiepval west of Farther north further progress has been made by the British who have pished their patrols east ward on the threemile front be tween BeaucourtSurAncre and v Abandon Offensive on the western front by the Germane in the last few It IB believed indicate that the enemy intends to abandon the It is said to be doubtful whether he will be able to resume the offensive since thirty ftve divisions now are necessary be tween the Oise and the ol which 15 are from the are now only 16 fresh enemy divisions in reserve on the entire western fronl and only 11 of these belong to th army group of Crown Prince Rup Military observers say that there If every indication that Germans intend to stand on their present There is a thai they may fall back to the n small tributary of the Oise and which Joins it south of The French now hold all the high ground in that It is said that the British are so close to Chaulries that the enemy can not use the Almost all tne rail communications in the Peronne region have been rendered useless by the order to provide for the continuity of tha deliberations between the repre sentatives of Great Britain and the Imperial war has de cided that each Dominion shall be represented by a minister station ed permanently in The Imperial war cabinet will meet from time to time with these min isters as Kemp for Press Dispatch from Reuters The Times announces that the Im perial war cabinet has decided that each Dominion will be represented by a permanent minister in wbo will attend the periodical meetings of that Possibly Sir Edward Kemp will continue to represent Canada and presumably General Smuts will repre sent South It would bovery uintise to jump to tho conclusion that Premier Hughes desires the permanent minister of the Couyiuw wealth of Editorially the Times recommends this useful innovation says The Expedient is likely to bo a final solution of the problem Em FRENCH A Pacific Paul Gerald noted French mi litary leader and his which included Albert former minister of in ar rived here late Elaborate entertainments have been planned far NUCLEUS OF A No International Commission To Give Enough Shipping to Win War Robert Ce of state for for eign speaking last night at government In celebration OT the fourth anniversary of the estab lishment of tlie International commis sion for said he believ ed the commission formed a nucleus a league He said he would not venture to speak of all the United State la ing matter of ho was satisfied they had thrown their whole heart and soul into the of the United States shipping on behalf of the Un ited assured the diners that enough nhlpping would be availabla to win tho He paid tribute to splendid victory over the ASSA88INATEP pffi cial dispatch from Switierland quotes the Straisburg Pott as reporting the president of the dis trict of Wendtn in ;