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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLL-VME XI. ALPF.RTAVf SATCHDAY. AUGUST n, NUMBER 210 HUNS PLAN RETR AYS FRENCH GENERAL Canadians Outran Their Mapr in the First Dash and Demanded New One Severe Conflicts During Rec- ent Than 200 Huns .Downed. BRITISH SQUADRONS CAUSE .GREAT DAMAGE TO GERMAN POSTS London, Aug. by the number of machines engaged, tlie in teusliy ot the fiEhllhg and the magni lude of the losses inflicted on the en eniy; the fighting In the air during Hi last week was the most formidable o the j Some of the most severe" conflict on August S in Iho sector be- tween Albert' land the Amiens-Roy Koad Ihe German air force were increased'considerably soon terVlho opening of the allied offensive The air fighting resulted in the des tructton ot forty-eight enemy chines while others wer out of "Fifty llr tlsh machines did not return: During the six succeeding days IS were destroyed an S3 out of. Control ing a total of 319 German machine for the "week compared viith. 123 Br Ifi thd eame iferlod Brfdsh bomnir continually rdronfiyi, arid other ml dropping more tha 320 tons of bombs and causing grea flying scout machine raked'tho cnerny's congested roads o retreat machine gun fire Inill Ing.many casualties; A-notahle features! the aerltl o erattoris was. the" vfriually contlnuqu night'and tlay _b'ombing of the bridges [no Sommo Thl" grea ly hampered the supply and reiu'orc raenls ot troops Tl weeks work also Included a numb of des Interne raids into Germanj (J, F. B. UvesajY Canadian Press With Canadian 'Forces, Aug. ranks ol the Canail- iau force freely auniil the "great part played In tfce.victory by Ifae Imperial tanks operating under llie command, of the Canadian forces. The taiifcs are an Im- perial force, exactly- as Is the iio.Val .Flying ia both are many Canadian enlisted men. In this battle the .tanks went ahead ot 'our infantry, clearing the way, beaUng -out roads through entanglements, over- whelming the enemy trenches, breaking up "machine gun nests- and "even grips with concealed enemy batferies. Here, too, are the humors oE war that alone make it endurable. One tank 'TYHS standing at the limit of its objecljvD. "Why the devil don't you go on? are greatly needed ahead" cried an excited staff ofliccr, as he galloped up. 'VXo petrol and no paper, the reply, "What oti earth do you need paper queried tlic officer. have run right through our map and want a new one for.the most was the explanation given. 'The are by Imperial officers. Each nuiMiis own show aud a gallant and re- lot they are. Many ot them'fouEat with us at Viiny and they are our Irletl "We will go anywhere with', Iho Canadians.' Such a show as yon put oil has never been seen in. said one of them [BULLETINS SAVE! FOOD Would Be Dangerous to Relax 'Though Situation at I'res- Favorable That is Ruling: of Judge .at Coast On Exemption Vancouver, Aug. ex- emption tribunal! presided over by Judge Grant has-announced'as a rule of icourt trtaf any exempted man nattirittatlng in a general strike, or walVf out would be re gard.ed aiitonnatlcalty become non-essential and Nation .of the, man's exemption would follow if was brouflhtxbefcre that court. itwMF Ottawa Any Canada Food Board has issued the following state- ment announcement that the'Tood situation overseas, has befin relieved by- the special efforts-of-Canada and the United-States being Interpret- ed In as Indicating that special and con servation. efiorls no are neces eary. 'All optimistic reports relative to the. easing of our allies' tood roa't arc based on the'1 assumption that the utmost erfort to maintain and 10 in- crease production and also to con serve food, will be" continued on this comment as .well as overseas. 'Fortunately, there has been an uu usually largo grain crop in the United States, leaving a surplus oVir present consumption, which "with the avail able- surplus from Canada, and continued conservation in-bolh coun-: tr'ies, alioitldrmeeX" bur reiiiire- raents Norlli' America this year. The Urge supply of feed for stock, dlso Beems assured in the United be reflected in Increased production .61 pork and to a leaser extent, of beel also, 'Hopeful though -recent'- dcvclop- nls in the food situation have been H will not-be safo. until; enormous wheat reserves bave been a ecu ran toted rfn both such reserves are not yet in A com- parative crop failure on this continent next year would, tnjtho absence of hold y-mako our allies position almost as despftratc as it %as last v "Canadians .cann6tVaffordMo .relax in production or food conserve tion bccftu'se all that'.can.bo grown" or n-iJl be JAPAN SENDS TROOPS Tokio, Tuesday, sociated government today issued a statement announc- ing that under the agreement with in view of the danger threatening the border of Man- i churia, Japan was dispatching I troops thence from Manchuria, i FRENCH CRUISER SUNK Paris, 'Aug, old cruiser Dupetil Thomars has been_ sunk by a Germ an'-'submariner it is vfcially announced today Thirteen of the crew are missing. American destroyers rescued the remaindsr. SAM. G. PORTER leu. Humbert Says He Will Stay at Lassigny Tilt Ready to Move On., ATTACK OFTHIRD ARMY SUBORDINATE -TO HAIG'S ATTACK the French. Army "in France, Aug. conunander of iiie Frcnt-Ji army, Gen' oral Humbert, "'tin receiving the cor- respondents just after German rush toward Coinpeigne liad fjecu stop- ped'I ti June, said: x hope to'do honor." General Humbert Talked to tha i-or respondents again today after ihe can ture Hibecqurf. He modestly frained from references to his pre vjouslyl expressed saying sini ply that he had1 gat on to the Lassigny Massif and ivould stay there until ho.went further on. He deacrib cd 'graphically- the vrork of his men The tiie ihird army Mr, Sam G. Porter has recently which resulted in the wiping out of i appointed superintendent at operation JLhQ Mont Dirtier salient, was subar-l and maintenance ot the Lethliridgu dinale to Uic'attack of Kield ilarshal irrigation system with' headquarters and south of the; at Sormhe. It was impossible for the i'lr. Porter is a riiembi Takes Over Isbsition at Leth- bridge in Connection With C. P. It- System Salient Has Become Too Warm tor Troops Make Further Advance in Press'For- ward in the Region of Raids Fail. Pans, Aug. Germans are preparing to evacuate Roye-Lassigny-Noyon salient, says the Echo De Paris It Is indicated, ibe newspaper adds, that pioneers and laborers arc at work behind the German front line on a new Hindenburg line. The German position in Roye is serious. Net only are "the allies mile and n quarter west of the town, fcut 1he roads leading out of it toward Feronne, NtsJe and Noyon are under the fire ofthe allied guns. Rebels Have Moscow As soon as (he ;ive av beioroj and British force die third ue- gan to advance OH August 10. AUSTRIAN KING FOR POLAND The Hague, Aug. has approved the suggestion made by Austria that art Austrian arch- duke be of Poland, the" Lokai Aiuieger of Ber1mvsays it understands. Archduke' Karl. Stephen, it says, probably will be named. I.W.W. yirfitch has fasted more than two was given to the jUry afternoon Attorney Frink N. Beckeri for the government con- cluded-hit, argument in ah hour and F. Vannder- ver, the '..defense, surprised spectators by making no address. So grfiat Is tte for nay to Lcr the al6rk ia'Sohthern Alberta thai the dagartntfn't o( llnS Inferior at Ot Uwt through Geo rl Macdonild Do here has an from this dnlo anyone fC6uro haj- from ROvernmenl MndP for' ah) disposition nl ItiC rale of flftr ccnU per ton aril on la ted (o rcllfire tho st lint Ion In Cofeman Aug fatal accident occurred at Ihe Intern all on at :Coal Co iff >esterda> during tfte mornlnfe shift when the folnftfa wort In the act ot pulling tip a of timber oph aged was in tint ly when the high .aide rib 0 coal fell on him. miner ,wa: a Polander, and a wife and IWL cliildren In Austria the funeral nil take place aad will be charge o! thft U M W of A DAD FOREST HRES St Thorn Ont, Aug 17 Foregt ilrtt tKAl jre rjgfog be- tween tnd Ftngal, just of 1hli city, e rid an gerlng thoulancfe wdrth of crops and f of In that locality well as workmen frtril the MCP, are flghtMg continuously to th tooK one passenger W r of llcgiua NOO! Chaaso ot Quebec were the airmail tr two trips, Iho pilots giving .an exhibJ lion of fancy flying. The other mem bers of the party whb were presen loudly cJieered those who-took, Ihe flights and when Ihcy, came dbwri fihoirered them'. with congratulations Previous to visit lo the alrdronje the .newspapermen and dther were enterUilned (o by76li George Porley, Canadian high "'com Onjthe second trip the newspaper men Nvho flew were W C Mchnl o Vancouvier, Charlea Robllleau ot Mbnt roal CJiartes Douglass of Toronto JohhiTVeld ol of Quebec Ully Tho flight lfistafl lwenl> minutes and extended In and London at speed 6f 9 mtfCB flh 'hour, the airplane, pdaatn over FtCgenU Park Park an down the Thames to SI Pauls dfil find IhC f6we'r, is here tin alt tutle of MOO THE WEATHER h 80 Low loca' hunder storms. London, Aug. Slockliolm -.dispatch to the Times says-that Moscow is now in the hands of the Social and -that the situation in Mos'ccw'ls critical. WUI Slay Washington Mis 17 'United Consul General Poole at AIos cow, recenllj IturiJed book and turned ihe cousifcle tesasiln 1876. nnd an sraduator of the ilassaChusfeits booK anil turneu ihe cousiHUe nslitute of in.nostoh; and to the Sncdlsh consul, noUfieil the the Baylor University, Texas. His ex-1 state department In a cablegram re pcrience been-varied and .prac-r coiveJ today he Jniehde J (o ra- Lical.jndudinB 2.1-2 years in tho Un- main in MOSCQVT to assist llie British ileJ States Service, and! and French consular officers-there G 1-2 years as chief engineer of the who are in great [lersonal danger, Arkansas Valley Sugar nnd Irri- gated Land !CO.TI one of. the largest irrigation Colorado, llur- 'ng the" Vast-five years he has ueen assistant chief engineer and acting commissioner of irrigation in the de- parlmerit of liie. interior at Calgary. Porter'in his ..new apijoinlnient reports direct1 to A.; chief of Natural lie- sources, C.t'.K. at Calgary. Aug. StatC3v immigration officers have ar- rested" 'nine Hindus ami one West In- dian at llie .Hindus being charged, with'entering the country il- legally and with' coming a barred zone. The rhftn arrested all claim to have sa ilors. o n bo ard hoa Is wh ich ivore torpedoed aiid landed subsequent' ly then deserted their were sfcnt to Jiass'ena by employment agents hiring help for an alutnimim plant, there.' -The men range in age from 18 lo -to yenra nnd their captnrc is reggj-detl as Important, R. Not Likely to Change Proposed New Schedules Now Marnocli of tho ijoard of irnil ospreas Coults Cardstoi Trade was in Cardstoii Thursday even- ing and In Coutts and other Unvns' along that line yesterday. mceUng'triei boards-Of Iracte in- connection with the pfolfest against me new 0, P. K. railway service whlcji-gocfl iinlo ef- fccf tomorrow'. Un hl3 re 1 urn he sent folfdwing v-'irt' (o the board of railway commissioners: Referring to preUOiis Gen jfal; feeling throughout whole, district Is that 'ubllrat) ind sudden of (ho company is rcsenleil Kvery rlghl thinking citizen willing to accept. mti uti there tmisl b6 Teasonable hetwccn final results, and diMrJct's'' weJfarc, There arc BO 0nr boards orders and feel ,y that should not be al wlthoJt their heard feel InB.pt.Lelhbiloge Bdard 6t Trade h lhat company maintain all ur hould ,bft required to sertlcea that oil .Mackod subdivision -'.111 f.rsi fir completion of fiarrest- knd meantime had to arrive at feasonableNcomnrotalsc ahd us nilnlmum thrliie weekU pasScnEOf and (firlco Vllcfi must carry hies, Aiul Cardston train shonl leave there in rnorning. Also every endeavor towards 'mslnfalnfrig Many present service. MacleoO aub division people ;nrc entering prole fvgainsL in" t'erfdrfcncc' their service, ani tlieiri.repreaentalfon? Ore.tt Northern ions Cotitt: have ndVheeh. altered, 0. H. MARNOCH. President, ot TrAde. The wire lifts been re eel v- l fronV 6rdbi Hall ot Uic n Alarnodi I Abridge Alin Seize Kronstadt Paris, Aug. tejiorts .arft. in Finland .hiit the Gcrrains Iho RUE slan naval port of KronslaUt, accord ng (o a Stockholm lo the iffilin. f Kronstadt is twenty iniles west ol ?clrograd al the eastern estremity pi the Gulf of Finland It wls the prm clpal fortre s of Russia Ileporls re cetyed, through Germany ,early in the week were lo the effect that'Premler Leninc and War Minister Trotzkyhad to Kronstadt from Moscow. I was tidrfed- that othor'dcparlmchts'6 the Soviet Eovernment ahi6 'wpulii t (here. Aug. According" a Copenhagen dispatch th London, Aug. Plcardy British troops made_r adrfitToiieV progress, eays Field in his official statement today. The British lines have pushed eastward north of the Amltns- Royt Road and.north of the Ancre, British Ifoops have gained fur- 1hcr ground In the neighborhood of VTcux-BerquirtJ at the apex "of the Lys salient. i FRENCH ADVANCE. Pans Aug the region of French troops have made fur- tntr progress in the Logei Wood and have reached the ojttklrit of on the east, wys'the ofMcial statement' from thei Wa'r The enemy efforts were direct agJinkt iVanolith and Carnoy A German raid northwest Rhelmj failed f CANADJAM PROGRESS Paris, and Canadian troops' have made pro- gress against tht Germans over, a front of more than three miles between and Lau- court, west of Roye, according to the French official'communication issued this evening. The- Loges five miles couth" of Roye, alEO has "been penetrated'deeply, by the French. Answering youi' r e considerations poinh have raised and while T am sure you tin- regret maUnp Ihcee re duclions under clrcnmslanrc-s ilo not see how'.'fhey V-nn bs avoided at ent time It not appear to-nie lhat feductlons Service should be vlenea much apprehension jou will I am unde stand that our decfulon (o reduce dis service 01 ac count ot present conditions flnd, nee consenallon lucl and olhei- en careful thought before being arrived at and We'fe6! that )ou srioiild c'larigo fair hcing assured that.when good grounds hive boon shown aer vjce should bf) roeblnblhhed matter will retolvo (nil cflnglderallon OHAMT V Teicgrap'a .Compan> Prof f'dcu Swcillsli premier, replylnr to tatloii tram (he Swedish1 orgAOfzatloi of Good Tcrolihrv wiio fished v no'he one of uGfitrJ svatfes couhl tak Ifto Inltfatirc, regarding peace jations. renson lo that the lielUgercnU to .cons! it er mfd.ation bweden could not commence negoitailous, S'sedeu added nas M lowing the present development 1th great interest anil was (it ifie.' Iton of the warring powers ShouM nn> deairo for merliallon be expressed MINERS' LEADERS TO, DISCUSS WAGE QUESTION Indianapolis, Aug. Labor cdn- djtfons.ln ihe coa( mtnlig Indue try fop wnlch only M lutton 's a jjat wage Increase fo be all clas- sifications of mine fab wiEl be at a Conference of dfa IrTct' of United Mine Wcrkers to be In Irigton, AdflUif 22, according ,to mada Tact nfyht by Fr J Hayes, president ihl United Mine of Arrf- erki, Must Be Continual Wrangling 'at German 'Headquarters Over Offensive nto, Jlail Empire rable from L Jen I. Colonel Rep- lugton.rn Hilary, critic ol London, says' today 1 There us t have been an une6in- monly acrimonious wrangle at Ger- man headquarters the question ivhEther the great attack should mads in thC-west at all. Tba younger MoUhe's plan of 1911 had as. ha'i Pitkcnlnrn s plan of 1016 and cadi time at great cost Was it to tr) again1 Tlie German losses had hcen Immense nu'wa had been struck down and dll civilians -in njany cldmorcd for peace with the west as Iho culminating point oC vfc- torv and for exploitation of the east cm triumph 'To risk these the foundations of the German; empire bj inrowmg the dice intone barirtl for mil it m the vreat Inusl Ihcrefdro hava seemed to tlieeu cUll ]ani A quite unwarranted nsK Hindenburg 1 spread and his partial eiUpso this jfcar lias been the refault More ac and ambitious, Ludctidortf grad pushed him and bciame [lie spokesman of the ra Hilary parh II j himself siiame'ess'y nnil b> OTcr> arTAnd nrtlfice ranged prai" tfcallv over llie whftle of ou the press and all RECRUITING JEWS. t _ London, 'Aug. The enthusi- asm that has marked (he opening of recrnit'rng 'offices In Jerusalem syiK Jaffa for the enlfstment of Jews of Palestine as reinforce mtnts M Jewish battallont lent nut from England, ha> been itrlk ing and significant, according to from Limit ed U S SENATOR DEAD Kranklfn, Aug Slates Senator, Jacob M, GaJltoijer 6f earl) today In this city Me bift near Ctirnwall, Ont 81 yeirf ;