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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI.' LETHBK1DGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 1Q1S NUMBER 213 NOYON SURE TO FALL SOON BEFORE Can. Trawler, Arm her and Raid Shipping Off the Nova Scotia French Rapidly Placing Noy- on m Pocket and Will ,'Tick" Tljat Pocket Soon. NOYON CAN STAND BUT LITTLE LONGER UNDER ALLIED ADVANCE AUE new 1 rench attack by General "I'angin on js 25Vjlomelre front threatens accordius to tho latest reports the ffoj-o-i, ikhlch slowly Is heV lhe element of surprise has overcome fife prepared postfons' ot the enemy On his advanced liheYtho enoroy had a formidable array of machlno guns, forming a shield defense. Thus he hai" two zones of Com bat.' The new.German defensive plan has been completelv undone and Ihe been forced to 1 becK new positions for defense Us liberty of aUloii says i Mont' Fabry, military critic "of the Paris Oul, and assist- aril'to Vj'arshnl JotTre'vvlien "the latter visited America last joar, mil ITils plainly has teen brought about by tlio Bnlcntc high com TWlHll J The nop offensive, U isS'iclioved here, will give Ihe FrcncJi com nlole control of the valleys of tho Allell6; and Aisne tho and Efoissons and "J'chancourt Much territory filled witli slrons poilttoiis, hawercr, is jet to be won The strategv 'of Genenl Mangm In first clearing the en emy's machine guns be- attack forces the en- emy to rely now on picked divis_ ions. Menace, to Noyon Paris' Aug 21 ,General Manglns advance lowa.d tbe Oisfc Is an Important slroko (he vlevv'of military critics and constitutes R Hi re at at tlie on Wanking of from tfie enit help Id Ih6 army of General llamhert op- erating between the Vatz anil the Oi-s In addlllon ID the more Minn clgh thousand prisoners captured Tuesday General Mangin toofc numerous guna Washington, Aug. Strong of swift naval patrols and destroyers to-day v to, the North Atlantic fFsrung banks, the trawler, cap- lured yesterday by" a Gerrran submarine, which- 'armed and manned her is reported raiding fishing flecic. Naval officers -here .think the recapture of ihe'trawler or her enforced destruction by the German crew a certainty A.Canadian Atlantic Port, Aug. 2J. The trawler Tri- fitted wlrY wire- less and manned by sixteen Ger mans from the 'submarine which captured her yesterday is raiding the fiihtng banks "off the Nova Se-jtfa Coatt of the schoo- by the Triumph have arrived here, Vessels have been sunk by the ratdcf are the Una. P E. t P Andrew, of ,Mau., artri of Baton Captain of the Hun Sub Commander Showed Seat He Captured Natituclietti story indicating (hrn an officer of one ol the German sabmannea operating oK tho American Coaat may have attend cd a New Yorfc Ihefttre on the nfcht of August S, disclosed today by the wits of a well New York play Bright ancl a prominent ndemfrtr of the summer colony here She was among rendered to the fishermen brought to the (slant 11, after a sttbmarlae had -des troyed their the previous day off Banks. One of (lie member OL the crew of the Lena. A, told her she said, that he was questioned bv the German petty boarded the schooner During the conversaUon they talked of New anfl the If hat ever be6n there The officer, he said smiled And took his pocket tvso seal checks for a broadway.lheatre dated Thursday, Ang twd dajs be sncl a largo amount of material (ore the altaclt rdfelnfc fleet Triumph, who ranged ifien this morning said he was in- formed by the captain of the submarine which captured his vessef that he was only one. of six submarine! operating on this coast. "We intend to destroy the. fish- ing fleeffj" the German command: er said. Ail Atlantic Port. Aug. (Asspc- ate-J :A Gcriuan stilimirinc ate ycslenlay seized :.hc hig fishing rawlor Triumph. Tlie ri'iv; R'hich shore safely sai-.l they lielicv-- the Germans to use the as a raider. Tue fishermen re- ported that the "U-hoal iu "playing 'with 'the fleet of fishing -ves- sels -'off1 the Crank Banks. The Triumph was halted by the joat and the nas permitled to eilho. dories, -The said that the trawler was BtHI afloat wuen they say her last An armed, guard _of Germans" had necn and no pre [ous were belnf made sink the ship the Triumphs men said v This .ed them to the conclusion that the Germans intended (o use ter as raider x Need To Coal'Often Boston, Aug. Fiahernien .here said today that if the German marine made' "use of the Trawler Triumph, seized as afratd- IMPORTANT NOTICE The 24th of AUGUST is the LAST DAY upon which PARDON' IS GRANTED to thoM who deserters or who havo faled to report Military authorrttes. The EXTREME PENALTY OF THE LAW wM be vtelted. upon defaulters AFTER THAT DATE. erT ihej to re-cosl the craft atjeasl eiery ten days Tfie Triumph is manned entirely by a Can adtan Is the Nprlii Atlantic Fisheries Company, andIls one of the of; the fleet, The. vessel feet ions, lo steel ileep with a 22 foot beam and regis- ters about 250'tons.gross. Germans Fear to, Use. Them J Aginst French Because of Desertions Pans, Aifiy German com mand Is faced by a more or lessrser s difficulty as (he result of the presence on Ihe western front of dlv isiuns cental Hi tig tens of thousands p: soldlera from AJsaeo and Lgrralne.who this lime have never sbeen em plo'yert In active righting Krcoclr A captured German orttei the Germans able any longer to keep the Alsatians jwil Ixtrralnera a nay from (he western front. Other documents reiterating an or der .sailed by-the German crbwti prince Instructed the the various umU to keep the TDCD from Alsace l-orralne under the ctos csl siineiUanfie and noi. lo use tfiftnf at in tho line as liesertions liad been reported. Alsatfarfs and must riev- er bo left fllono In tlic Ilghlinj? zo'n'c but must bn accompanlcil by German in confidence can he placed, one order sail'HJs adAeil that "any -sol'rfftr froni who r the Oise last' night ivas accepted uy military; officials here as a' def- nite and 'fuHy prepared effort, Iiaviog1 a specie part m the larger ilahi of General Focb, Latest descrftlng :he advance Prtiicli _'6r a front than b> here is Conclusive erMenvxt tlie major the_allied generalissimo, _ naaguratkm of attack on the the wKh the fiaak of the Elheinis-Soissons salient, is. more compretienslve than baa been supposed inmost circles. v belietefl non io include a of actions winch will raoraeat JuntllAhc arrnal, of winter rams makes the plateaus ?f Pi card in4 the plains of Flanders impossible for; large troop movement. Host observers agree that the ira niediate objective of General Mungin's forces appeared to be the picking oj the Roye pochct, with the -substantia' control of the important" supply lines between that cit> and Noyon lor the- larger object toward efforts of the aflfes are being bent ECOJI in the capture of Noson and a ressiilt ant breakdown oE tha Gennan defen'llne over a front .Vof scorns o: mile's 'Activities of the Brithh-L-nny easl of Arras' and around the Merrill sec tor ate thought lo be Hnked u? this larger plan Not a experts [oresee in the near future. n more im noftant thrust by fore-is, coio tne ot from Hhelms to the sea, CALL AND AVashlngton, 'Aug.. nlenl fo manpower bill was adopt' cd 9 16 t tyr (he house iniliUry ystems, tat the iM ot tiit lines li Premier Stewart Thrills Local Audience in Speech on'War I'rctnief Slcwsrl lo a croml Sil houso al Hid y.Sl.C.A. last nlfitit. Hail ond cflallj Iho rchlUcs ct Ilia raci.a, hail any conception or Ihe prenifcr hatl lo deliver the JargMt audllorium In Iho city fltcornmodalctl itio crowd IhaC would naTO ocen present (0 Ihe ilrst mlnl'ler o( thB prorlnce, recently return- ed frorrt the old land and to rite llfbllag zono In Franco and Flan ders. briught tack ulth him a mm trial tbrllled Ihe and Ktiien calculated to fruit in tlie nay o( a ttlll greater effort on the part of th6 people 6( this province In the task of winning (ho war It was atriiesMie ot service I il Is Iny' first duly (o do everjttifnr In my {lover (a help In cart ring on the war fo A gncce'JiJ'frjl tondusloH Our1 duty to the limit of our (By'AMoclated Preta) j- British forcet a front of ten miles on the line Auordinf to meagre details the from ttVo ta'ftrW ritiln and have ctff1 turttf the townet of 'CAureellet, Achfet'U, Petit and Bcao- coun.Sur Ancre and hiVe reached the town of Acruet Le-Grand A large number of tanks participated attack THREE MILES F8OM BAUPAUME 1 Unofficfal dispatches Indicate that the Britlih advance has carried the battle line up point three, rnlteft from Baupaurne, to be an important German base iruthe 'Plcardy senior If the British nortKern tide of th'e.Picardy. salient, the enemy forcet farther Muth would be in a aerlout position They are at present keeping back the French and British along a line west of and parallel to the Somme and north of that'nver they have been desperately reslsling-allled-attackj far -north .Albert.-The new. advance ceerna to have placed the northern lector of the enemy'a front In great danger T t in the battle Germans alto are, under .heavy pressure night an attack was made from Feetubert to the Lawe RiVer, a distance of more tfian four miles The village of La ToureJ, in thr middle of thu line has been captured This, marks an advance of nearly a mile at this point v On the northern side of lhe Lys salient the Bntlth made a tool attack over front near Locre thit morning The Important Dranoutre Ridge hat been taken from the enemy and the Locre Hot pice, a group of Btildmgi which hat been the wene of frequent and terrific f ijhtlng time. April, hat been attacked T r FREfOH PROGRESS French progrett on the vital teeter between and bidt fair to bring about a cracking of the German offensive tyttem from Ypretto Rhei-ns Marshal hw connected hit Marne and Pleardy, with a new triumph which appear! to be a greater threat than elhier of the oth-ra. _> In the new operations between the the the French have gained the and are advancing raoidly toward the and the supply lines connecting Laon and other batet with the Noyon pocket In two days General Mangln hit advanced more than two and a half mile> on a front of more than fifteen miles. The Olte railway line paralleling it, are but three mllet awty and the French apparently securely hold 111 the Important high ground wnrth had barred the way to Noyon and II-1 line of the One If Marshal Foch can push U-e advance to the north of the Olte it would _ appear Inevitable that the mutt retire In Picardy, probably to the olo Hindenburj line ano" from the Vesle at least to the Chemin Del Darnel. With the French north of the Oise these 1 enemy position! would be eutflankedy PRISONERS THREE DAYS Berlin reports that It anticipated a rrench atttck north of the Aline i and the Germans are reported (o haVe prepared for a ciunter attack, but the French surprlted them jfld gained on Tuesday a half store of villaoM and captured BOM prisoner? brmgmg their total for the three day, The German War Office says that the French altatk failed Fre'nch Attack Paris Aug tho 1'rcncli forces 033! "f yesterday was conducted wllh preci- sion anil speed Tho attack was launched at 7 10 Mlock yesterday morning after a vrfolenl artillery pre At S 45 o'clock batteries of 75's an the of Iho, Infantry adtanced four klloniclrcs ov6r tho Vassc_ns At nfne o'clock Iho French had, our liatlle at the front who arc fignt Ing lo leach tlio (joniipn real Ilborly and dcmtfcracy Is, anJ (hat their belief that they aro born 16 rule the world Is A very. Sailed on Transport J Premier Stewart tftrrlcJ liH.iua mce with film from (ho lie sailed aboard an American transport catrV Ing 2200 of Iho flower of the AWf ric afmy until ho returned tdrtho snoreiT itf Linada, visiting In Eiillind anJ Scotland, In the munition m tha (arms, In hospitals, In th< couiifi? bouiM when Can boys are to royillrartaW, ind advanced lo TarllefS Heights and 3.40 o clock the left was a I Lombray The- enemy losses fn tlio fighting said have been heavy On French division nlone cap- liireJ nrlson'rs CAPT. TWEED, OP MEDICINE HAf, KILLED then through to irid where he the boys themelvM and entered as closelj- is ptnslble i'n lo HM53 It was a graphic stort that (4 calculated perspectiTd of any man, and is reason lo believe that ptoplc of the province 6( Alberta ylll.ho the bil OK 'Aug T M TweH has received a cabtesranf im parting the sad Informatloa that her Cant Tom' TwOd killed action The deceased evllti As a p'rlrtle wlti Medicine Hat a Own, the We sirtnte from ranks WaY rapid and Wore reaciitag France he dad obflined a. eommlssltt SpleSi'ltd reports come from tlie front, conCefftlng'hls Intrepid conduct i" fiM and he w'dm ill OB lhe fleli. ;