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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUB OAllA1 IIKUAI.D F1VK Austria Demanding the Restoration of Belgium AUSTRIA DEMANDS rrcw London, Aug. Charles ami his advisers have inaile (lie de- mands thai Germany wake further larallous regarding Belgium, guaran- teeing evacuation, restoration und an indemnity, make a powerful move n en t JD the direction of peace a ad I hat tbo questIOD ue solved in a man- ner favorable to Austrian wishes. The advisors, ol the Austrian eui- jteryr, it Is declared, th-it the opposition o( Austrian military and public oplulon to the transfer of troops to the westeru front was universal. This opposition, could only be quieted If the government were assured of 1'ollsh support which could be obtain- ed by securing from' Germany con- cessions on (lie account of Poland and if the puhllc could be ahowu Ger- man government had been (ntSicnc- ed In direction of another strong effdrt tq obtain peace. Short of this. Austria would not send troops to the western front. Urkutsk taken by Czechs; 'Kazan Threatened, Soviets Aug. of Irkutsk, Important take Baikal port on tht Trains Siberian railroad by the Czecho-Slovaks, "aided by- the' Siberian army en July 7, is announced In. a belated dispatch from American Consul Harris at Irkutsk, dated July 22, and received today at the state department. The consul reported thrqugJi (lie American charge d'affalrs ai Pekin. lie hai not been heard from for many owing to the dcmoraUzed con- dition ot Hie lines of communication and the presence in Irkutsk of Uol- sheviki forces, rearguards, and tier- iiian nttd Austrian prisoners. iThe railway to Samaria is open, ac- cording to consul Harris from Irkutsk but trains are not running through to Moscow. The Czech commander lie said, had reported that as late as July 30, they had lost 'iiiO men ktliciT'iind .wounded. These advices also represent the es- tablishment oF'the new Siberian gov- with headquarters at Omsk, where tlio people.and the government liave rcmtdlateJ the lirest-I--itoYslv ireaty'and_ declared their dcierm (Ebn to iua- frontier in the direction oE the ot llatichuli, coinitclllng many Japan> esc and Chinese to seek in flight. Ii wntj agreed as a prove live measure that a portion of the Japanese troops stationed in South Manchuria should he ordered to proceed toward Manchuli. The size of the expedition cannot be disclosed tor military rea- sons. Stations In Manchuria along the railroad and elsewhere vacated by Ihe Chinese will be occupied Japanese. Amsterdam, Aug. an im- portant city in the Volga region, lias been surro'unded and 'is being liardetl- tjy Soviet .troops, according fonda Since conference with ropreaont tlvca of the letter carriers' fedRralio dnrl of'mnll clerks on August the nicn-rios had- 11 wnofc DISGRACEDI And i pocket lies a deadly weapon for votir jtood name." Scene from "THE PRICE OF A GOOD TIME" At the Empress Starting Thursday Next BIOOER AND BETTER THAN "THi WOMAN AND HONOR THE .PICTURE THAT DREW .CAPACITY HOUSES WHEN SHOWN-HERE RECENTLY, ii disc discussion. TONIGfoT FOR THE LAST CASTLE IN "THE HIUCREST ;