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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, THE 'LETH8RIDCE DAILY HEHALD PAGE F1Y1C Livesay Tells of Valiant Deeds, of Western Cavalry Regiments (Uy J. K B. Livesay, Cauadiaa Press With the Ctinadlao Forces, Aug. '.'I, la now possible to record come of the exploits of .the Cauudlao cavalry ou tho open- ing days ot the Sow me battle. None Is more tragic and wonderful Iliad the rfdo to dcalb of some men of a well Ivcown westora regiment. TUo cav-. airy was set io'the task ol breaking through the enemy Hues and destroy- ing Ills back organization. It undertook some adventures fn tills quest ovor a country Serrated with IroncUes and and, containing hidden of macbicb 'guns. On Ihe rlgliTot our line lay the- op- en Hond. Great strate- gic results might be gained by a sud- deu rush dowu -toward Roye, but It was get-olf Ihe road ow- jng to tho wire and deep trenches. was "to hand tliat our in- fa ut ry ]i ad capl ured. Da m e rry, an d tliat the Krpncb had cchy. Unjortuualcly It developed that tbia The enemy held on to loth thcEQ strong poiuts on either side road, as well RS the woods be- tween, while tho trenches along Iho road IIself were lined ivlth jnachine Under ibis misapprehension a small body or cavalry attempted to gallop to "Z" Wood down the road, a Stronghold tbat did not fall Into the ha ads of the KrcDCh until nearly a week Straight down road Great Concourse of, Tanks in the British Attack THAT CHANGE IN Mix GcxHcn Tells How It May be Passed in Safety 'and Comfort. the critical period'of life, being forty- 'six years of age and had all the symp- toms incidentlothat" flash- es, nervous ness, and was in a general run down condition, w it was bard for ma to do my work LjdiaE-Pinkhara'a Vegetable Com- pound was. mended to me as the beat remedy for my' which it eurely proved to be 1 fee! better ard ttrorifer in every imce taking it, and annoying BJ mptomi bate disap- peared." M. GODDEN, 925 Na- poleon SL, Fremont, Ohio. Such. annoying symptom, _ flashes, ncrvousniai, backache, head- ache, irritability ird tto may be overcome fyitern restored to normal tbli famous root and herb Lywa ET Frffthftzn'i Vegetable CompoQftd. If any present them- the Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn, Han for BUggeaUona how to overcome them The result of forty years experience la at} our ecmce aof your letter heU in stnct confidence. (her rode through the ranks of (he Infantry, hut they wore vclpej out long before they reached theEr objec- tive. One trooper alone. got within oue hundred yards 'of Some empty returned" and at nlgUi hall dozen wounded men crawled hack uto the lines. Captured Artdechy. -More success came to another squa- irqn ot llio saiuo regiment whoso cap- niii holds both the V.C. and Ihe M.C. idvauclng along this fatal road the .quadroir met ;Very heavy machine ;un fire Vest of Le Queanoy, coining a the direction of Diraerry. H swung outh off the road and crossed the Infantry line and theu, gal- oping over trenches "and wire, cap- ured the village of Audecby; and with a very large eueniy eupply depot od a considerable number of prison er3. xTlio squadron held ihe village in the aco of enemy attacks until It was ,alcen over by the Freiicli Infantry. Another famous cavalry regiment, vhose deeds In the South African war iro a matter of Canadian history, naito ou the opening day- an attack on Quesnel.-bul the charge was stop- led by the enemy's machine guns in a sunken road. _TJie squadron. swung to ,ho right and'lhc and here the major leading It, got In ad ranee fif his men anil with one corporal defeudet ilmsolf In a scrub for four hours ag- ainst, Ihe Uoche, until he finally re- joined his men under cover o! night. A Western Feat. 'Another troop galloped into Fres nay, on the right, surprising the gar risou and. rounding up 15y prisoners The enemy came back in force and ihe troop was obliged to withdraw, re loliilng the regiment with all their prisoners. In this village was -wit nesscd Ihe remarkable' spectacle of a trooper loading n pack of ammunilioi mules galloping with Ins reins ovei his arm and emptying his' carbine a the enemy, i These iiro but a few Incidents oui of many in which the Canadian cav airy 1ms distinguished itself, in rou'ud ing up villages and prisoners the enemy was aware .they .were 'upon Their did- complete his, dentJratisation, during the first days ol the battle. London, Aug, 2_lr-Briiish casualties reportedHn, tho week 'ending to-day to- talled S411 compared an aggre galo fo 8620 reported In the eek, These are dhided follows Killed or dfedjofJVounds, officers London, Aug. line oc- cupUd by General army at two o'clock afternoon ran from'Scmplgny to end to La Pommtrtye, Mont Choliy, Cutfc, Camolln, Bleran- court, St. La Tour Farm, Mcnt Ou Crola Farm, Vesaponln, Bluxy, La Val and reached Anne at Courtil. A TACTICAL SURPRISE Britiih Armies In France, Aufl. prisoners said Germans had been expecting the attack for a week 't was a tac- tical surprise. and Infan- try dva'nced through the heaviest fire lr> the gray morning light. After a brief "craih" bombard- ment, the British troops, were upon the enemy almoit before he knew It ANOTHER MILE ADVANCE London, Aug. captur- ing Acnlst-Lt-Petit the British troops advanced another and a half to the tatt and reach- ed AchletLe Grand. German Attack Broke Down. London, Aug. Germans Io day made an attack, after heavy artll- ery preparation on tlie new British po- sitions south of Ibe River Scarpe, bul hey ,were entirely defeated and the British retained every foot of their lines. French Advance. The British In their attack llu's lorningoii Flanders from tho Loere Hospice, southward to Koudcttof niado on a front of 2000 pene imted the Gercuan lines to a. depth o half a mile and took 50 Tbe advance of the French armj commanded by General Mangin this morning was down the wooded slopes to tho south bank of the River Oise which Btreanrihe line nbiv runs The news received in "London this afternoon jvas incomplete and no'de Uils were'to'be of the lighting except that the Hermans'put a determined resistance al many points but were swept aside. by the Frencli There also was no news as to -wha was happening on General Mangln'. left where undoubtedly tho Freud were advancing1, In accordance -witl the new line gained by GefieraVOIan gin'd forces. A SUCCESS. With..the'French Army in ;Prance operations begun "IhI. morning bj General Mangln's Jroop between the A fane and the Oise, south cast of Jyoybn and northwest of'Sola sons, loijljs this evening to be'a'splcn did success' General Mangtn has tak en'from the Germans at Crils an Mont De the last freights re maining of the ri glo'n. The'Kreneh hare carried thet. lino fonvartl Io an average depth o miles and captured SOOO Germans British 31 eadqnarters in France Aug night nnsl 210; men.'JSOr .Wounded missing; men, 6209. _, Rrft 685, CHANGES IN THE DISTILLED WATEil Delivered to any part of the city. LETHBRIDGE BREWERY MAN-POWER BILL fa'vorable b> the house lary'1 committee, on .the administration man power WH an amendment that iiB from IS to 20 jears of age shall be placed in military service ade> men 6f 20 to 45 amendment "hy- Chairman Dent provides thai the fact (hat a sol- dier has ''not reached "the "of 21 shall from a commission. creasing to steam-like smoke, enablet the British to reach the points of as chance of detre great, lank manoeuvred Into position as quick! as possible The first. aaVance of th British was made at o 05 o clock th morning ;after 'a very brief "crasl The retaliation ierj Hglit at first no doubt owing t the difficulty Germans seeto the nrltlsli thoy got on rapifdly. m the haze an Later ihe assault Icngtheped in the UL HKB SIkUhl UV UIKWfl 111 111 yiu c.Hed plan. The general impression -is: that things very .satisfactorily for (he British. Sgme'2QQ prisoners were taken wllh great There'were-fifty from ECZEMA Guaranteed and soUl in Lctbbrldgo by The Koriny fi Allla'Co, Lid., drug- THIS SIGN On A Gas Stove is a Guarantee of Efficiency, Satisfac- tion and Econony. COME AND SEE SAMPLES IN OUR STORE TAYLOR HARDWAkE C0 GU.RNJEV; OXFORD Iho second guards division' and (lie fourth Bav- arian guards Some field suns fell into the' hands of tbe British very early in tho a'ttack. The German infantry was (lisepvor- ed to bo in some not Iiaj ing more than a strength of fifty of all ranks. Early Unlay It was much .too 'thick lor aerial observation, the runners re- ported that by 7.30 o'clock, Moyemie- chlet, Le Petit and Hcaueourl-Sur- ncre. The. jnorulng Is expanding into a lue and golden summer day wKIi of poVer in the sun to cat up H the valets tbat all the Urltisb riueii will take a great baod iii the attle. Lfne Reduced 50 Mifes. Washington, Aug. Ljhe allied successes during tho lasl LOnth Ibe balUefrom in Franco from .tieiuis to Ihe North Sea has been rc- uced_in length moro lUan 50 miles, eueral March told newspaper men to- ay In conference. the Germans began iheir last dvance the line streu-hed ror 250 miles. H.Is now less ihaa 200 miles. In commenting on Cue shipping 6St- ation. General March divulged for the Irst time that Brazil had given a ship o tbe Uufted Stales without compil- ation of any sort for two uips. r aid that ao far as he this v ;e only case Qf the fcind on record. The success of tbe enlarged Ainerl- in program of'the war jeneral still is dependent pon the acqulsltioti of adequate anJ while the Kmergeney fleet Corporation Is constantly swelling be tonnage at the army's disposal t still Is necessary io charier and [re many additional ships. ALI Going Satisfactorily With The British Army in France, Aug. (Associated Only eeble resistance was enuouniered by he British at first on a front of about en thousand yards southward from lloyennevTIe. Fifty minutes later the Tout was widened to the southward unlil it.extended all tiie way to tbe Ancre River.t __ The Germans liere seemed to have iecn_k6eplng the bulk of thcic forces well io the rear, though heavy fighting may be expected; especially along the Arras-Albert railroad. The battle now raging, which Is re- ported from all points to bs progress- ing satisfactorily, is being fought over ground, which bas seen some war's'bitterest fightitig. -While tlio groun-l is flat, it is cut to trenches and shell holes and is covered with piece after piece of wire, old and new. Tanks Active A more difficult'and desolate coun- try for fighting not existr J'ho British tanks are per- forming'the sanie gallant services aft they did In the battles io the south ol the Somme, It is obvious' that Ihe a] I [eg, having driven Into the. enemy stomach ;at the delivered a smashing blow to toe right ear south of the Somme, are nojur giving the boche a cracfc on tbo left jav; which may rnahc him ev- en more groggy before be has time to recover from the other two defeats, A number of wounded Germans are trickling back, ,is aollccable that here as Jn south of th'e Somme the British casualties have been, exceptionally light. This prob- abh 11 partly due Io (he .elftcieacy of tho the last half (he fog has cleared and {he now is shining oh the balilo fieJd giring-the airplanes a, charice to-work with the Infantry and tanks which liave'brokeu into the enemy, positions. Xo reports hare been received from xigeast Wood, where tlie.enemy was supposed to be in force, but _'.he afl- ancing British have progressert for sOmo distance on both sides of it and large enemy there it la in a precarious position. Other Advancsa Aside from '.ho battle raging be- we0" Arras and Albert, which at 11 o'clock still was progressing s-atisfac- (he British arc pushing on al various other parts of the'frqnt. :Along the Dranoutre Ridge, between Xoudekot and (lie Lpcre Hospice, where the British this morning attack ei the whole of the enemy's outpost positions, sharp fighting Is conllnu Jng THURSDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS Apex Marmalade. 4 Ib. pail. Special Carnation Milk, small srze, 7c. slie Finest Tapioca, Special 2 Finest Yellow But key e Corn Meat. Ibs.................... Finest Japan Rice, whole. Special, 3 Ibs.............................. 65c 15c 35c 75c 36c DomlniOfl Corn FlaVej, Bellies Liquid Ammonia, Spttlll, 2 bollles 3 Ib. Pailt Lanl, Special, Per pah....................'.......... 10 Ib, Bags B. C. Sugar, Special, 10 IbE................................. Hudson Bay Blended Tea, bulk. Special, Per Ib. CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBERS, 6-251. Erery Hour 24c 24c. 1.00 1.15 .50c Phone 313. Londou. Aug. final breach between Hie two revolutionary parties iti Russia was manifest from tho op- ening of the fitili congress of aU-Ilus- slan sovieis at-.Moscpw early in July, according to' a number ot belated Ren- ter dispatches coverjug happenings in Russia "the first halt of July. Uproarious scenes and recrimination marked the meeting of Ihe congress. An assertion'that''a majority of the people in tbe provinces were opposed to Soviet .rule 'was "made by Maria SplviilonnW, o! the Social Revolution- ists of Iho heli. ville .and Albainievelle liad "i reached and that by 8.30 Hie British were" at Courcellea, Le Colle, REQUIRED FOR R. N. W. M. POLICE CAVALRY DRAFT for Siberia Requirements: RobuM, 'cheer- ful eipert horse- Tntn, goat Itols. accept teen called up for aertlce n S. Ael. at OMC. On another section of the front Le been occupied. Soulh of (ho Kiver Scarpe ihe al Drop 16 Tons of Bombs, on Im- portant Enemy Points in Three Days, London. Aug. 21. Aerial operations by air forces attached Io Ihe Brillsh navy during the nerlod botweeu AUE- xisl 15 and IS are shown to Iiave been feiled every right, tor the remaining. five months of the year. When an attempt was made by the father to keep tbe child a longer time than the court had allotted the, mother Instinct yrevalled and sle kill- ed her II was a reversion to the primitive woman that made her same motlter lovo (hat makes the tigress defend Us youmj or the bird to fly In your face when rou take the (ledgllag from Its npst. It was ibis toat the Jury took in "'Woman and the the mother was not re- sponsible for what she had her motlter love had been so aroused by tbe attempt of the father to take away lue she hail become crazed. very exicusltre. in an official report mania" was the plea of htr to IS inclusive, lloyal lingents, In A report, on foreign relations, Foreign Minister Telijfcherm announc- ed that tSe' commissaries had demand- ed tbe withdrawal of British, French and American from tho -Mur- man Coast' and hacl dispatched Soviet troops there as a reply to tbe Briijsh landing there. TchUcherln Russia was ready to renounce some of her rights ia tbe Chinese Eastern Railway and the' southern braiiOli to Jnpan. The'government also was' will- Ing to facilitate the imporJation of Japanese goods and Io admit the Jap- anese Io wide participation In the in- dustrial arid Commercial life in Siberia. White'the Soviet majority In the ail possibility of a renewal Iho war, the Social Rev- olutionists pi tho Left insisted on a merciless struggle against all "Iraper- allstic plunderers and German rob- lers.1' 'A small rlslng'prarmsil Social Rev- jlullonlsls of the Left inci-jOing sail- from Black Sea occurred n Moscow on July U .was sup- pressed'after machine gnu fightins in he center of ihVctty. A part of the day Iho enemies of the Bolshevikl held he post arid-telegraph offices. Some members, of the Left-isls' active com- mittee, including'Miss Spiridonbva, ere arrested. A similar rising, but on a smaller scale, took place in Pctrograd, R was put down after revolvers had been jombarded by machine guns and ar- mored cars. On July S all tho. delegates of the Social-Revolutionists 'of Urn Left to ;bc all-Russian congress were arrested and the town and "government of Vologda were declared -in a state of siege owing to the anti-Soviet upris- ings Railway and tele- graphic communication between Moa cow and the north was interrupted. The outstanding Icature ol the all Russian congress was'nuncia- ions by Minister of War TraUfcy of tho action-of the allies in landing on the Murmarf Coast and in helping the Czecho-Slovaks. He threatened merci Issued today Ijy tbe admiralty. The slatemeol remls: During the period from August 15 Air force.con- the navy, have bombed the following military ob.ieu- tlyca: Wolway Works' the docks at Bruges, batteries at West- end e. the Ostend docks anil airdromes at Xeebrugge, Acrtryke. -.and MJdJle- lierVie, tbe Passahendaelc Canal, am- munition dumps at St. Alliilte, Middle- he rke, Lffeingbe, and ZeebraBgo, the Bruges Canal and enemy sbiojiiug. "Between lifteea and siNleen tons of bombs were dropped and ROOI! re- sults were obtained. ftpconiialssan- ees, photographic and anti-siibmarine patrols have been maintained. During the course of these oporations nine enemy machines have bteii destroyed and1 eight, driven down out of control. Wo have lost four machines, one of which landed In Holland-and three of- ficers have been wounded. In home waters dining the same period anti- submarine convoys, and' -hostile air- craft patrols have been maintained by seaplanes, airplanes airships. Submarines have been sighted and at- laikeS and mines rtest'roy- d. One of onr machines has failed to eturn from patrol." counsel lhat won kcJiuittal for AT STARLAND S WOMAN THE CHIEF WAR SUFFERER? Tho much debated question as to whether men of_women feel'most sov- erely the terrible burden o! war has jecn Ihoroughly'ioucbed upon In tho iremendously" patriotic "The I'liing We which every good American child ought .0 ECU and think ab'ont. The question is as old as warvlts_elt and the nearest solution that seemed to roach is Ihat jt! usually 'falls eaually leavy upon thj should era at all. This is only one many present-day problems in We is comisE and Thursday to tlio Starland Theatre. Rnnie, AHS. was consid- arttllcry activity nlong Iho en- re front yesterday, saya the official statement "issued to- ay by the Kalian War Office. Eueniy e.cpnnoilerinu patrols on the banks oC ic Piaye nivcr beaten back, our hostile airplanes were brought own. v icl- 'uly tack enemy yesterday complete ly broke tlown Ihe British fire but Ih ere may he more, lighting in Ihli yeslerday evening the BrllisI line at Fatnpoux was viciously attack cd by (lie enemy who was driven of with heavy casualties without achiev- ing any gain. In the Somme River zone no extra- ordinary activity has been reported. Gernian Worried. British headquarters In France, Aug. military leaders now have become (UsUnctly'worrled over the prospect of A revolution in Ger- many.1 Genera! Ludehrtorff, In a secret order captured by (Ke British, hag taken' steps to employ Ihe assistance ot: commanding var- ious governmental to help him stamp out the glowing sparks which bayo been seen. The which 13 more Illuminating lhan nny- thlng which has Germany Iii many months, "It has come to' my knowtcttge through a letter addressed Io the Royal Prussian Ministry of War lhat men mi spoken publicly a revolution which fa to break out allcr tho war. "A sotdler, sal'l to come from the industrial region of Rhenish phalia, declared In train Mint in his home diatricl men. were going oa leave, taking weapons with (hem for tbe aforesaid object, and thtt It was easy to take home German, or cari- tured revolvers as -well as hahrl grcrl' separated Into two parts'. "I desire that clothing of men leave as lest before Jt will be possible Io wrry tbis fiat nl the baths and ststlons. 1 wish to impress upon all supenrv who, happen to hear such objectionable iajlr, or who hear of (t through otherji. must "deal with !t at bnfce and wILhoiif hesiUllon Tho home authorities ami director o< mllllari ralfwfiys h-lv.; IbMn directed 10 tako cor Jnftasurci'! f y less measures of deEehse and on J 13 Jl. Tchilcherin in a note Ib the British representative in. Moscow, made a. sinister, reference, to the ''re- sllll which may arise from cicite- ment caused amons Ihe niasses of the Russian population cl tlie unproioket attack' on Jlurmau." On the sane day li-former oflicers who had served with Gerteral Alexicff were summarily'shot in MOSCOW as counter-revolutionaries. On July 18 'rench and British" military officers were prohibited from moving from oni Ipivt! to a strict walch on their movements was ordered. BIG YIELDS BARLEY AND OATS IN ONTARIO Toronto, Some of 'the barley fields of the province year will" yjeld tMy-five bmh'sls to the acre, accor'ding to the week- ly report'of the Ontario Depart- ment of 'Agriculture. The best av- erage return for one county In On- tario last year Wat not less than forty bushels. Tht average for the whole province in the banner year of 1915 was only '36 bushels. Oats are also a bumper crop. SPANISH, SWISS ARM Borne, Aug. There has been nrach exaggeration concerning th high mortality aniong suffcxrer'9 Iron Iho SpanVh'ftrlnpe tliat the tollowln sinllstica are fnlcrestlne. Dualhs in Ih Swiss ilite to tho grippe to Ih 477. The mortalU has bccnjabout Iwo per cent. Th army mcujcal service lias sntlerc fflbst severely. In proportion to In other branches ol Ihe service, seve doctors and twenty-ope members ,o the mwlical stnlt luring died. PUKE AnnttrdJm, Aug. Tfw for- mer RuitUn Grind Duke, Paul a. Mowow to the Lokal Anielgtr of Etrlln, hat bten arreited by the .He-li. an uncle ythe late emperor and father of Crane? Ouke Dimiirt Pautovitch, Ckan to handle. Sold by all Drufr Groccn and General AT THE EMPRESS "Woman and the Law" will bo play d tor a third time at the.Eranresa to- ight. i auil tiie U-iiv'! establishes 10 undoubted superior right, of the [Other to her child, for it was over IB possession ot the child that the readful tragedy occurred. -In ili orce proceenlilgs, brought b? the mo- hcr, Ihe Solomons. of the law-had ul the child in twain, giving him to he'mother Tor-seven rnontbs-ot the ebr and to the tather, who because if his shameless conduct had (or- TO-NIGHT LASKY PRESENTS WALLACE REID AND KATHLYN WILLIAMS The Thing we Love a tso Tv.-o reel. Kojratono Comedy f HIS PRECIOUS LIFE. EMPRESS TO-MORROW LOIS WEBER PRESENTINS MILDRED HARRIS In the Jewel 7-Act _ Fetlun "The Price of a. Good Time" A picture and daughter should TO-NIGHT FOR THE LAST TIME "Woman and the Law" See tie greatest movtag pic- ture ever presented here' Id set thls_ human brute ish6 Mttitled j nnleia In the .'anna of anotler man's wife.'" r' ;