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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta f AUGUST THE LETflflttlPOE DAILT HERALP PAGE FIVIi Livesay Tells of Valiant Deeds of Western Cavalry Regiments By Canadian Press With the Canadian Is now possible to record some of the exploits of Canadian cavalry on the three open ing days ot None Is more tragic and wonderful tlmrt the ride to death of some men of a well known western The cav nlry was set to the task of breaking through the enemy lines and destroy ing his back It undertook some adventures fn this quest over a country serrated with trenches and wire and containing hidden nests of enemy machine On the rlgnf of our lino lay the op en AmlensRoye Great strate gic results might be gained by a sud den rush down toward but It was get off the road ow ing to the wire and deep was to hand that our in fantry had and that the French had And Unfortunately It developed that tws was The enemy held on to iboth these strong points on either side of the as well as the woods be while the trenches along the itself were lined with anachine Under this misapprehension a body of cavalry attempted to Great Concourse of Tanks in the British Attack gallop to Z Wood down the a stronghold that did not fall Into the hands of the French until nearly a week Straight down the road they rode through the ranks of tlie but they wore wiped out long before they reached their objec tive One trooper alone within one hundred yards of Some empty saddles returned and at night half a dozen wounded men crawled Into the Captured More success came to another squa dron of the same regiment whoso cap tain holds both the and the Advancing along this fatal road the squadron met heavy machine gun fire west of Le coming n the direction of It swung 1 south off the road and crossed the small gal cap French Infantry line and loping over trenches and lured the Village of and with It a very large enemy supply depot and a considerable number of prison 6 The squadron held the village in the face of enemy attacks until it taken over line oe eupled by General Manglne army at two oclock thlt afternoon ran from to Pontolse and thence to Mont La Tour Ment Du Crolg Val and reached the Alsne it A TACTICAL SURPRISE British Armies In prlsonsrs said the Germans had been expecting the sttsck for a week It was a tao tlcal Tanks and Infan try dvanced through the heaviest fire In the gray morning After a brief ertth bombard the British troops were upon the enemy almost before he knew ANOTHER MILE ADVANCE captur Ing the British troops advanced another and a half to ths east and reach ed German Attack Broke Germans to are made on theropenlngndaynan attack British retained every foot of and UeaucourtSur THURSDAYS GROCERY SPECIALS THAT CHANGE IN WOMANS LIFE Godden Tells How It May be Pasted in Safety and French British in their attack this on but the charge was ped by the enemys machine guns In a sunken The squadron swung to The the right and the and here the in Flanders from the Locre maior leading It got in advance of his southward to men and with one corporal defended made on a front of 2000 pene himself in a scrub for four hours the German lines to a depth of alnst the until he finally rehalf ft mile and took 50 loined his men under cover of The advance of the French army commanded by General Mangin this mornine was down the wooded slopes The enemy afternoon was incomplete and no de Le The morning U expanding into a lue and summter day with lenty of prfwer In the sun to cat up 11 the ffllste that nil tho British Irmen will take a Rreai hand In the Line Reduced so Lthe allied successes hiring the last month the toattlefront in Franco from nhelms to the North Sea has been re duced in length more than miles General Mareh told newspaper men to day In conference When the Germans began their lag advance the line stretched for 25 It Is now less than 200 miles In commenting on the shipping sit General March divulged for the first time that Brazil had given a ship to the United States without compen sation of any sort for two He said that so far as he knew this was the only case pf the kind on The success of the enlarged Ameri can program of the war General March still is dependent upon the acquisition of adequate ship ping and while the Kmergency Fleet Corporation is constantly swelling the tonnage et the armys disposal it still Is necessary to charter and hire many additional AM Going Satisfactorily With The British Army in Only feeble resistance wan encountered by the British at first on a front of about ten thousand yards southward from Fifty minutes later the front was widened to tin southward until it extended all the way to the Apex 4 Speolsl Carnation small Large elie Finest Special 65c Finest Yellow Buckeye Corn 71c Finest Jspun 3 UWV CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE Dominion Corn 2 Bottles Liquid 2 3 Palls Per pail 10 Bags 10 Hudson Bay Blended Per 24c 24c 50c Hour ARE VERY BUSY Drop 16 Tons of on Im portant Enemy Points in Three was passing through the critical period of being forty six years of age and I had all the I toms incidenttothat I flash I and 1 was in a general run 1 down aa lit was hard forme I to do my Lydia Pinkhams Vegetable Com pound was recom mended to me as the best remedy for my which it surely proved to I feet better and stronger in every way since taking and the annoying symptoms hareidissp 325 Na poleon Such annoying symptons best liead irritability and may be speedily overcome andijhe gitem restored to normal famous root and herb Pifikhami Vegetable Comr If any complications present went selves write the Pinkham Medicine for suggestions how to overcome The result of years experience is at your service an your letter held in strict the troop was joining the regiment with All In this village was neased the remarkable spectacle of a trooper leading a pack of ammunition mules galloping with his reins over his arm and emptying Ills carbine at the These are but a few incidents out of many in which the Canadian cav alry has distinguished in rouud ing up villages and prisoners before the enemy was aware they were upon him Their fine work did much to complete his dentorailization during the first days of the except that the of the fighting Germans put up a determined resistance at many but were swept aside by the There also was no news as to what was happening on General Manglns left where undoubtedly the French were In accordance with the new line gained by gins1 A With the French Army in Ancre The Germans here seemed to have been keeping the bull of their forces well to the though heavy fighting may be especially along the ArrasAlbert The battle now which is re ported from all points to he progress ing is being fought over ground which has seen some of the wars bitterest While the groun1 is It Is cut to pieces with trenches and shell holes and is covered with piece after piece of old and Tanks Active A more difficult and desolate coun final breach between the two revolutionary parties in Russia was manifest from the op ening of the fifth congress of allKus ian Soviets at Moscow early in iccording to a number of belated Reu er dispatches happenings in Russia during the first half of Uproarious scenes and recrimination marked the meeting of the An assertion that a majority of the eople in the provinces were opposed Soviet rule was made by Maria DISTILLED WATER Delivered to any part of the LETHBRIDGE BREWERY casualties reported in the week ending today to talled compared with an aggre gate to 8620 Reported Hn the previous week These are divided as Killed or Wounded or 685 CHANGES IN THE MANPOWER BILL favorable eport was voted by the house mili ary committee on the administration nan power bill was an amendment operations begun morning by General Mangins troops between the Aisne and the south east of Noyon and northwest of Sols looks this evening to splen did General Mangin has tak en from the Germans at Cnts and Mont De the last heights re naining south of the Olse In that re The French have carried their Ine forward to an average depth of 2Viv miles and captured 8000 British Headquarters in heavy night in creasing to steamlike enabled the British to reach the points of as sembly without the chance of detre A great concourse of tanks manoeuvred into position as quickly as The first advance of the British was at morning after a very brief crash bombardment The retaliation was Iocs tish not exist any tanks are per to of the Social Revolution ists of the In a report on foreign very light at uo doubt owing to the difficulty ot the Germans seeing the British troops in the haze and they got on try for fighting f The Brll forming the same gallant services ai they did in the battles to tlie south o the It is obvious that the having driven into the enemy stomach at the Marneand delivered a smashing blow to the right ear south of the are now giving the boche a crack on the left jaw which may make him ev en more groggy before he has time to recover from the other two A number of wounded Germans are trickling is noticeable that here as in the battles south of the Somme the British casualties have been exceptionally This prob ably is partly due to the of the Within the last half the fog has cleared and the sun now is shining on the battle field giving the airplanes a charice to work with the infantry and tanks which have broken into the enemy Foreign Minister Tchltcherin announc ed that the commissaries had demand ed the withdrawal of French and American from the Mur man Coast and had dispatched Soviet troops there as a reply to the British landing Tchitcherln that Russia was1 ready to renounce some of her rights in the Chinese Eastern Railway and would sell the southern branch to The government also was will ing to facilitate the importation of goods and to admit the Jap anese to wide participation in the in dustrial and commercial life in While the Soviet majority in the congress repudiated all possibil ity of a renewal of the the Social Rev olutionists of the Left ins isted on a merciless struggle against all Imper ialistic plunderers and German rob OV small rising of armed Social Rev olutionists ot the Left IncladlnB Bail ors from the Black Sea occurred on July operations by air forces attached to the British navy during the period between Aug and 18 are shown to have been very in an official report issued today by the The statement reads During the period from August 16 to 18 Royal Air Force con working with the have bombed the following military objec tives Wolway Works at Zeebrugge the docks at batteries at West the Ostend docks and airdromes at Aertryke and Middle the Passahendaele am munition dumps at Middle and the Bruges Canal and enemy Between fifteen and sixteen tons of bombs were dropped und good re sults were Reconnaissan photographic and antisubmarine patrols have been During the course of these operations nine enemy machines have been destroyed and eight driven down jut of We have lost four one ol which landed in Hollandand three of ficers have been In home waters during the same period anti submarine and hostile air craft patrols have been maintained by airplanes and Submarines have been sighted and at tacked and mines located and destroy One of our machines has failed to return from felted every for the remaining five months of the When an attempt was made by the father to keep the child a longer time than the court had allotted the mother instinct prevailed and slie kill ed her It was a reversion to the primitive woman tlvat made her same motlier love that makes the tigress defend its young or the bird to fly in your face when you take the fledgling from its It was this view the jury took In Woman and the the mother was not re sponsible for what she had done her mother love had been so aroused by the of the father to take away the that had become Mother mania was the plea of her counsel that won acquittal for his pressed after machine gun flgntina Miss were A similar but on a smaller took place in It was put down after revolvers had been bombarded by machine guns and ar jrovidlng that youths from 18 to 20 Later tne assault lengthened in rears of age shall be placed in separj front by about Bnother six thousand ate classifications to be called yardamaterializing according to nilitary service after men of 20 to generai impression is that Another amendment by Chairman thlngs ava going very satisfactorily Dent provides that the fact that a solj m the Britisll Some 200 prisoners dler has not reached the age of 21 shall bar him from a ECZEMA Guaranteed and sold in Lethbridge by The Kenny Allln drug THIS SIGN were taken with great There were fifty from the second juards division and the fourth Bav arian Some field guns fell into the hands of the British very early in the The German infantry was discover ed to be in some companies not hav ing more than a strength of fifty of all Early today It was much too thick for aerial the runners re ported that by Moyenne ville and Albalnzevelle had been reached and that by oclock the British were at Le Colle No reports have been received from Logeast whore the enemy was supposed to he in but the ad ancing British have progressed for ome distance on both sides of it and a large enemy force is there it is in precarious Other Advances Aside from the battle raging be ween Arras and which at 11 clock still was progressing satisfac the British are pushing on at various other parts of Along the Dranoutre between Koudekot and the Locre Hospice where the British this morning attack ed the whole of the enemys outpost sharp fighting is continu On Gas Stove is a Guarantee of Satisfac tion and Prices from On July 8 all the delegates of the SocialRevolutionists of the Left to he allRussian congress were anested and the town and government of Vologda declared in a state of siege owing to the antiSoviet upris ngs at Railway and tele graphic communication between Mos cow and the north was The outstanding feature ol the all RussiarI congress was the denuncia ACMY ON THE IIALIAN FRONT was consid erable artillery activity along the en tire front says the official statement Ussued to day by the Italian War Enemy reconnoltering patrols on the banks of the Piave River were beaten Four hostile airplanes were brought AT STARLAND IS WOMAN THE CHIEF WAR SUFFERER much debated question as to whether men or women feel most Sev erely the terrible burden of war has been thoroughly touched upon in the tremendously patriotic The Tiling We which every good American woman and child ought to see and think The question is as old as war itself and the nearest solution that we have ever seemed to reach is that It usually falls equally heavy upon the shoulders of This is only one many presentday problems in TheThing We which is coming Wednesday and Thursday to the Starland Every Packet of WILSONS FLY PADS Will Kill MORF FUESTHAN OF ANY Clean to Sold by all Drufr Grocers and General AT THE EMPRESS Woman and the Law will be play ed for a third time at the Empress to Woman and the Law establishes the undoubted superior right of the or War Trateky of the mother to her for It was over ions by Minister of War I ratzKy possession of the child that the action ot the allies in landing on tn In di Murman Coast and in neip uB hv the mo jiurman to COME AND SEE SAMPLES IN OUR STORE TAYLOR HARDW AkE CO QURNEY OXFORD AGENTS UETHBRIOOE REQUIRED FOR POLICE CAVALRY DRAFT for Siberia Requirements cheer ful expert good shots Cannot called up for service I Apply I Barracki at On another section of the front Le Toura has been South of the River Scarpe the at tack of the enemy yesterday complete ly broke down under the British fire but there may he more lighting in thi Late yesterday evening the Britis line at Fampoux was viciously attacl ed by the enemy who was driven o with heavy casualties without achiev ing any In the Somme River zone no extra ordinary activity lias been German Officers Worried British headquarters In 2 military leaders now have become distinctly worried over the prospect of a revolution in Ger many General in a secret order captured by the has aken steps to employ the assistance of his commanding and var ous governmental to help him stamp out the glowing sparks which have been The wWich is more illuminating than nny ihing which has come out in Germany in many It has to my knowledge through a letter addressed to the Koyal Prussian Ministry of War that men on leave have spoken publicly Bf a revolution which is to break on after the A said to have come fron the industrial region of Rhenish West declared in a train that in hi home district were going 01 taking weapons with them to the aforesaid and that it was easy to take home or cap tured revolvers as well as hand gren ades separated into two 1 desire that clothing of men going on leave ba searched us test cases before Jt will be possible to cavry tuin out at vho batlis and dressing I wish to impress upon all superior officers who happen to hear such objectionable or who hear of it through must deal with it at once und without The home authorities and thedirector ot military have been directed to take corresponding j He threatened merci1 vorce brought by the mo e July the Solomons of the law had cut the child in giving him to the mother for seven monthsof the r and to the who because his shameless conduct had for less measures of defense and on 13 Tchitcherin in a note to the British representative in Moscow made a reference to the TONIGHT JESSIE LASKY PRESENTS WALLACE REID AND KATHLYN WILLIAMS maue a nvpitfl suit which may arise from the ment caused among the masses of the Russian population of the unprovoked attack on On the same day 11 former who had served with General were summarily shot in Moscow as On July rencli and British military officers prohibited from moving from one own to anotherand a strict watch ow u their movements was B1G Some of i the barley fields of the province th s year will yield sixtyfive bushels to the accordin8 to the week ly report of the Ontario Depart ment of The best av erage return for one county in On tario last year Was not less than forty The average for the whole province In the banner year of 1915 was only 36 Oats are also a bumper SPANISH GRIPPE1N SWISS ARMY has been so much exaggeration concerning tne high mortality among suffers from the Spanish grippe that the statistics are Deaths in the The Thing we Love also Two reel Keystone Comedy T HIS PRECIOUS EMPRESS MORROW TOMORROW LOIS WEBER PRESENTING MILDRED HARRIS jj In the Jewel 7Act Super Feature The Price of a Good Time A picture every mothw and daughter should see I uuitn doctors and twentyone members of the medical staff liaviue QRANP PUKE mer HMOlan Grand says a Moscow dispatch to the Uokal Anwiger of has been arrested by the He Is an uncle of the late emperor and father of Grand Puke Olmitri TONIGHT FOR THE LAST TIME Woman and the Law See the greatest moving pic tuve ever presented 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