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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta F VOLUME AUGUST 1918 NUMBER 213 WITHIN NOYON SURE TO FALL French Rapidly Placing Noy on in Pocket and Will i Pick That Pocket flOYON CAN STAND BUT LITTLE LONGER UNDER ALLIED ADVANCE new French attack by Genaral ijVtangin on 25kilometre according to the latest the fall of which slowly IB be lacking the element surprise has overcome carefully prepared positidtta of the On his advanced Hnea the enemy had a formidable array of machine forming a shield for his linewf he two zones of com The new German defensive plan has been completely undone and the enemy has been forced to seek new positions for Its liberty of says Colonel military critic the Paris and assist ant to Marshal Joffre when the latter visited America last j and this plainly has been brought about by the Entente high com The new t will give the French com plete of the valleys of tho Ailette and Aisne in the Quadrilateral Noyou and Sbissons and Much territory filled with strong is yet to be The strategy General Mangin in first clearing the en emys shield of machine guns he Core the big attack forces the en emy to rely now on picked divis Menace to Noyon General Manglns advance toward the Oise an important stroke in the vlewol military critics and constitutes threat at the outflanking of Noyon from the east as wtlf a decided help to the army of General Itambevt op orating between the Matz and the In addition to the more eight thousand prisoners captured General Mangin took numerous guns and a large amount of Huns Seize Arm her and Raid Shipping Off the Nova Scotia Coast of swift naval and sped today to the North Atlantic fishing where the cap tured yesterday by a German which armed and manned her Is reported raiding fishing Naval officers here think the recapture of the trawler or her enforced destruction fay the German crew a A Canadian Atlantic steamer trawler Tri fitted with guns and wire less and manned by sixteen Ger mans from the submarine which captured her yesterday Is raiding the fishing banks off the Novft Scotia Crews of the schoo sunk bythe Triumph have arrived Vessels known to hove been by the are the Sanders of the EV of amithe OMara of Captain master of the T Hun Sub Commander Showed Seat Checks To American He Captured story indicating than an officer ot one of the German submarines operating oft the American Coast may have attend ed a New York theatre on the Bight of August was disclosed today by the wife of a well known New York play wright and a prominent member of the summer colony She was among thosewho rendered assistance to the fishermen brought to tbe island August after a submarine had des troyed their vessels the previous day oft Georges One of the member ol the crew ot the Lena told she he was questioned by the German petty who boarded the During the conversation they talked of New York and the asked the German if be had ever been The he smiled and took from his pocket two seat checks for a Broadway dated two days be fore the attack on the fishing who fended with men this morning said he was in formed by the captain of the submarine which captured his vessef that he was only one of six operating on this We intend to destroy the fish ing the German command er An Atlantic iated German submarine late ycstetilay seized big fishing trawler The which had readied shore safely they beliey the Germans to use the trawler as a The fishermen re ported thn the Uboat playing havoc with the fleet of fishing ves sels off the Grank The Triumph was halted by the U boat and the crew was permitted to take the The fishermen said that the trawler was still afloat when they saw her Ah guard of Germans hid been placeu aboard and ions beingmade to the the Triumphs men This led them to the conclusion that the Germans intended to use her as a Need To CoalOften here said today that the German sub marine made use of the Trawler seized as a raid they to recoal the craft at least every ten The Triumph is manned entirely by adian crew and is owned by the North Atlantic Fisheries Company and one of the crack boats of the The vessel 125 feet 15 feet deep with a 22 foot beam and regis ters about 250 tons BEFORE FRENCH ADVANCE Germans Fear to Use Them Agirist French Because of Desertions ptHIIIIIIHUIHIIUmillllllUIIIIUIIIIIUIIIIUUIIIinilllllHIIUIHHIIUinilHUIW NOTICE IMPORTANT 24th of AUGUST Is LAST DAY upon which PARDON IS GRANTED to those who deserters or who have failed to report tho Military The EXTREME PENALTY OF THE LAW will bo visited upon defaulters AFTER THAT ItUlUIOUllUlWUIMIIIIIIHIIIIIIItllllllllltlllHUtltlllUUIIUItllllllllllllHIIIHIIIHIHillMIIIII German com mand is faced by a more or less ser ious difficulty as the result of the presence on the western front of div isions containing tens of thousands of soldiers from Alsace and Lorraine who up to this time have never been em ployed in active fighting against the A captured German order declares that the Germans were un able any longer to keep the Alsatians and Lorrainers away from the western Other documents reiterating an or der issued the German crown prince instructed the commanders of the various units to keep the men from AlsaceLorraine under the clos est surveillance to use them at critical points in tho line as many desertions liad been Alsatians and Lorrainers must nev er be left alone in the fighting zone but must be always by Gorman soldiers in whom absolute confidence can be one order It ia added that any soldier from AlsaceLorraine who comes un der suspicion must be treated with an Iron Operations Will Probably Ex tend to Up Offensive Till Fall Rains at first as a local intended primarily to eflable the allies to re tain complete possession of the initia tive on the Pteardy the rapidly developed success of the French east of the Oise last Might was accepted by many military officials here as a def inite and fully prepared haying a specific part in the larger strategic plans of General Latest advices describing the advance French Tenth army tor 2 i2 a front more than 15 mllesr watwVen by experts here conclusive evidence that the major plan Of the allied the inauguration of which came with the attack on the rlghtj flank of the RheimsSoiaaons is far more comprehensive than has been supposed in most believed now to include a series of actions which will occupy every moment the ot winter the plateaus of Picardy and the plains ot Flanders impossible for large troop Most observers agree that the im mediate objective of General Mangins forces appeared to be the picking of the Roye with the control of the important supply lines between that city and For the larger object toward which efforts ot the allies are being bent was seen in the capture of Noyon and a result ant breakdown of the German defen sive line over a front of scores of Activities of tlte British fcrmy east of Arras and around the Mervito sec tor ave thought to be linked up with this larger Not a few experts foresee in the near future more im portant thrust by these com pleting the cycle of offensive from Bbeims to the CAtU 18 AND 19 amend ment to the manpower bill was adopt ed 9 to 7 by the house military com mittee late providing that insn above tbe age of twenty years shall be called before those of 19 and with the latter to be called TODAYS Cavalry Gar Taber Mounted Rifles Present Strike Threatens To Dis rupt Entire Economic Life in Britain sex war is a possibility seen by some commentators in the strike of woman transportation work ers for the same pay received by men for it is pointed out that the ramifications of tbe strike may extend virtually to all war activities and many other Newspapers advocating equal pay for men and argue against the contention that many women workers are receiving a separation allowance because their husbands are The bonuses given women in many munition plants are lower than those paid tomen workers and it is report ed that the women are becoming dis satisfied over what they claim to be It Is pointed out that the principle the entire economic life of as at present women are do irif all kinds of work which it was hardly dreamed they were capable of doing until the necessity was forced by London aud many cities face an other 4w ot The haj not seriously affected the underground but the coupes the lines U very SIR Who Is leading the new British drive south of In Retaliation for Sinking Spanish Ships By Sub marines of has informed Germany that because of the serious inroads submarine sinkings have made into Spanish Spain will here after use German vessels now in Span ish ports in place of tonnage This announcement is made in an offi cial statement issued after a meeting of thetcabinet at San which says More than 100 sailors have per a considerable number of sail ors have been and numbers have been and abandon Ships needed exclusively for Spanish use have been torpedoed with out the slightest serious dif ficulties resulting to The government has believed that it is unable without falling in its es sential obligations and without setting aside to defer the adoption of measures necessary to guarantee Spanish maritime traffic and to pro tect Spanish crews and IN ANOTHER YEAR Is the belief of Premier that a completetriumph will be won durv ing the present yearby the of the ententeallies and that the war will be ended before ano ther year is i British Attack in South of and Other Towns are Mile Advance in Few are Continuing Their Advance in Roye Prisoners in Recent have reached a point not far from the village of miles from according to the The latest dispatches to indicate that the allied pressure against the Germans is unrelenting and the village of Camelln been reaehWU ADVANCE t troops advanced three today along the Oise andreached a wile froiti the outskirts of according to reports from the ci By Associated Press British over a front of approximately ten miles on the at According to meagre details the iltorfilwo tblhrtle and have tured the of Achftt Petit and Mint courtSurAncre and have reached the town of A large number of tanks participated in the THREE MILES FROM BAUPAUME Unofficial dispatcher indicate that the British advance has carried the battle line up to a point three from reputed to be an important German base n the Picardy If the British drive along the northern side of the Picardy the enemy forces farther southwould be ina serious They are at present keeping back the French and British along a line west of and parallel to the Somme and north of that river they have been desperately resisting allied far north The new advance to have placed the northern sector of the enemys front in great In the Flanders battle area the also are under heavy Last night an attack was made from Festubert to the La we a distance of more than four The village of La in the middle of this line has been marks an advance of nearly a mile at this On the northern Bide of the Lys salient the British made a local attack over a mile front near Locre this The Important Oranoutre Ridge been taken from the enemy and the Locre a group of buildings which has been the scene of frequent and terrific fighting Once been FRENCH PROGRESS French progress on the vital lector between the Oise and bids fair to bring about a cracking of the German offensive aystem from Ypres to Marshal Foch connected Marne and Picardy suc cesses with a new triumph which to a greater threat than either of In the new the and the the French have the and are advancing raoidly toward the and the supply connecting Laon and other the Noyon in two General Mangin advanced more than two and a half mllet en a front of more than fifteen The Oise railway line paralleling are but three miles away and the French apparently securely hold all the important high ground which had barred the way to Noyon and the line of the If Marshal Foch can push the advance to the north of the It would appear inevitable that the retire in probably to the old Hindenburg line and withdraw from the Vesle at least to the Chemin Des VVMth th French north of the Oise these enemy positions would be PRISONERS THREE Berlin reports that it anticipated a French attack north of and the Germans are reported to have prepared for a counter taut the French surprised them and gained on Tuesday a half of and captured bringing their total for the three The German War Office says that the French attack Premier Stewart Audience in Thrills Local Speech on War Premier Stewart spxjke to a crowd ed house at the lust Had the people of and especially the relatives of tho boys had any conception of the message the premier had to deliver the largest auditorium in the city would not have accommodated the crowd that would havu been present to hear For the first minister of the who recently return ed from to the old land and to ttfe lighting zone in France and Flan brought back with him a mes sage that thrilled the audience and which is calculated to fruit the way a still greater effort on tbe part of the people of this province in the task of winning the It was a message of I believe it is my first duty to do everything in my power to help in carrying on the war to a successful Our duty is to buck to the limit of our the Doya who are our battles it the who are fight Itig to teacli the Uernmn what real liberty aud domocraey and that their belief that theyre born to rule the world Is a very mistaken Sailed on Premier Stewart carried his audi ence from the time he VMled aboard an Americantcansport ing iWOO of the flower of the army until he returned to shores of visiting in and in the munition on the in the Canadian the country houses where Can adian are royally and then through to Flanders and France where he visited tho boys themselves and entered as closely possible in to their it a graphic story that is calculated to broaden ttie perspective of any and there in reason to believe that the people of the iirovince of Alberta wijlfre the bet OK French manoeuvre of the French forces east of the Oisa yesterday was conducted with slou and The attack launched at okilock yesterday morning after a violent artillery pre oclock batteries of 75g on the heels of infantry advanced four kilometres over the Vasaens At ninu oclock the French advanced to Tartlers Heights and at oclock the left was at The enemy losses in the fighting are said to have been exceptionally On French division alone cap tured 1500 OF MEDICINE KILLED iledictije Tweed hag received a cablegram1 im parting the sad information that Tom Tweed hag beeiv killed in deceased eullst 48 a private with Medicine tiftta the His advance Irom ranks WAS rapid and before reachtuf France he had obtained a Splendid reports come from the concerning his intrepid coofluct ire and this spring he his Uincy tlie itsli t ;