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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME AUGUST 1918 NUMBER 214 BACK ALLIES HAVE SMASHED SIX Allies Are Now Starting in to Smash the Over 70Mile LUDENDORFF FORCED TO EXPEND EFFECTIVES r AT TERRIBLE RATE allies have damaged six German armies July and British are now eat ing into the with the spread of the battle northward and a front of seventy Whether the enemy or allied efforts have had the same Vegults andythe have been ohgenrafioa fcnd The armies attacked damaged in the weeks have been those of Von Von Von Von Hutier and Von Succession of The designs of Marshal Foch nre known only to himself and per Jiaps one or two butit is be lieved generally that his aim is as the Germans to pierce their but to strike a succession of blows to cause the enemy irreplace in men and material and to force him to make more or less dis astrous If that is the Mar shals plan he is pursuing it with skill and unvarying General Ludendorff is being forced to expend his effectives out of all pro portion to his resources on a given sector the after which an other blow is struck home onanother At ho place have the Germans been strong enough to check the attack Hun Resistance Wednesday the German resistance was most desperate on the right of General Mangins army In the region of If French are able to reach the neighboring village of Juv the salient marked by the vil lage of Osly and Pasly would become untenable for General Von Eben who would be obliged to retreat beyond SolssonsCouncyLe Chat eau The German situation thereis bad enough at present but would become still worse as the French The Germans also would have to abandon the Vesle Alsne line and go back to the Chemin Des Back to Hlndeiiburg Line Military observers that are of an optimistic turn of mind are convinc ed that the Germans will end their defense by ailing back to the Hinden burg line all along the front at no very distant While that may be the enemy shows no signs at pres ent of doing so voluntarily and is lighting stubbornly and yielding only when outmanoeuvred and A Canadian Atlantic American schooner Captain Jeff was sunk yes terday ou the Banqueroau fishing banks by an armed German presumably the owned which was captured by a German submarloe on this coast on Tuesday and converted into an enemy The crew of the Sylvania arrived at a fishing port a considerable distance east of here thin Crew Lands Canadian Atlantic The crew of tlie Nova HcoUa fishing guhooner PaaaUeiia lias arrived at u port east at reporting their ves sel sunk by the trawler Triumph on Boches Backed Away and Held up Hands When They Recognized the Canadians With Canadian Army 1n the taken by the Ottawa It on todays vic Sir Arthur commander of the Canadian forces said to the Canadian Press The Canadians have kept up today our old practice of taking all our objectives and taking them on When the full reports of the day come in we expect to have penetrated the boche defences fourteen thousand We attackedon just as wide a front as Vlmy Ridge and we have come three times as far with the whole division as any single division was able to white we have taken more guns and more prisoners than at Our attack was a sur price to the Altogether it was the surprise the Canadians put Tho bodies put up their hands in surrender when they realized they were against the As our men leaped into the trenches they shouted Remember the Llandovery Castle and they were not to be de nied their The bodies never were so thick on any of our battle fields as but our own cas ualties wore vfery All the boche guns captured were round and by our gunners and now are shooting at the Every body is very The force has riover been in such good shape for a It is well well organ thanks to the measures ALL EVENTS BOW TDFOGMILL Ag has the situation of the Germans bsen so serious as at which augurs well for the says LHomme Libre In discussing the results of Wednes days The Germans have been deprivedof all hopesof making a lasting Stand on their present front and the allied offen sive is costing him the Figaro The battle Is no longer a man declares the but the battle of Marshal to whose will all events appear to be Is up to strength with sufficient rein forcements on the ground to replace all Tell the Canadian peo ple we got the boche today where we want him and intend keeping him Minnesota Town Suffers A Passenger Train Blown From The Track tornado striking a town of 1100 inhabitants In the southwestern ofa the State at nine oclock last night destroyed the entire business part of the residential section and caused deaths from to one hundred and cordlng to information given out by the Great Northern Railroad officials here early tirts The buildings destroyed include three the power house and five general Three solid blocks of the business district were razed ana the residences east and west of the A Chicago and Northwestern pass enger train passing through the town was thrown from the Twelve passengers were killed and a number The hospital was destroyed and at least one nurse is known to have been Twenty bodies had been recovered from the wrecked buildings this VARDAMAN DEFEATED re turns available early today from all of the 82 in the nomination of Congressman Pat Har of as the democratic candidate for United States over James the incum one of the wilful twelve re buked by President Wilson and former Governor was considered cer Harrisons majority on the basis of the returns thus far is Clarence Sherlock and Are Killed War has exacted a heavy of the families of prominent oldtimers of and the everlengthen ing list is augmented this morning when a cable was received telling of the death in a lying accident of Clarence young est son of the late E lock and Arthur It is a sad coIncidence that it should be necessary also to chronicle today the death in action of another Lethrldge Arthur who was killed on Both Sherlock and Hedshaw were former of the Herald Redshaw was the second son given by and Redahaw of North the older son John having fallen at Vimy A Clarence Sherlock was a na tive Ho born in Lethbrldge S2 years aiid had allhis life being educated at the pub lic and high schools of the He took teachers training course at Calgary He taught for some months and then Joined toe staff of the Lethbridge Herald In the fall of the call went out for recruits for the new 39th Along with many other well known Lethbridge boys Clarence Sher lock joined among the Was Ones Uolng overseas the following spring Sherlock was in France with the battory during the 8omme There he was After con valescing he transferred to the naval branch of the Royal Plying Some niojiths ago he was wounded in an accident on the flyinfe but It not serious and at the time of his death he had almost completed his training as a ready to go into action in the The message receiv ed today stated that he had met with a fatal accident in The news will come as a distinct shock to Lethbridge people for the Sherlock family is an old and respect ed and Sherlock was most popular and promising young Thnt he would have made a splendid flier goes without his grit being evidenced by the fact that on two occasions he permitted a trans fusion of his blood to the late former city who succumbed to illness in England some months Sherlocks his bro ther Robin Sherlock of the transport sister Marjorle are left to mourn his Arthur Redshaw was only tfor several years before jje en listed he was employed ut the Leth bridge first as massenger boy and then in one of the When the 113th was recruiting here he enlisted but transferred to 63rd Albertas in order to be his The family has lived here nine uni both the boya were nlem beia of the Salvation Anny The Salvation Army will liold a memorial service in RedsUaws The father is aa employee qf tUe ARMIESTOTAL PRISONERS British Cross Bapaume Railway in Face of a Strong Enemy Resistance French Penetrate to the Ailetjte River Bolsheviki Are Issuing Daily War Reports ClaimingVic tories Over Allied BOLSHEVIKI HAVE BEEN REINFORCED QUITS troops advancing along the Onega where allied expeditionary forces are operating have captured the village1 of according to a bulletin tamed from the labor army headfluarters on A bulletin on the courseof the fight ingisittftfed front According to tfief one issued on Monday Soviet troops ioperating on the east front took the Villages of Krut and occupied the station at Kor movlsz and says the enemy i treated toward It is added that the Soviet forces retired to Klenovostko after hard Near Kazan a drawn battle was it is There has been fighting near where the Soviet army advanced to the village of I j Joins Allies French cruiser Kearsaint has Joined the other allied warships at The cruiser arrived there on August Allies Retiring London reports received in Tien Esin and transmitted to the Exchange Telegraph Company under date of says that on the Ussuri front north of Vladivos the Bolsheyiki are receiving sub stantial The allied right is is SUB SINKS BELGIAN RECENT OF THE BAWDEN This picture was taken in Folkes and is splendid likeness of the late gallant Details re ceived state that BawdeH was killed by an aerial bomb dropped close to his OF DEFENSE Was Manned By Dutch Who Were Shelled in Lifeboats dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company from Copenhagen says the Dutch steamer operated by the Belgian Relief as hav Btruclc a was fired upon by a German submarine which also bom barded her one of whicli was Several of the seamen were The dispatch adds that Dutch sail ors inade heroic attempts to save their comrades hut that the first mate and five seamen who were injured were The steamer sank in twenty to the little son of Coailes Hunter wturlives nine miles west of was found drowned last Tuesday in watering trough m his fathers It is presumed thai the little was playing about and fell i WEATHtJt tow and But Will Also Strive For An Honorable Says Austrian Leader the AustroHungarian foreign in an interview wuh a Vienna news paper declared himself completely sat isfied with the results of ibe confer ences last at German main head Baron Burian said Our program remains We maintain our principle that the wishes of the Polish regard ing within limits essential to the interests of tho Cen tral be It was de to invite the Poles to yartlclpate in the BaronBurian added that the Poles have the rightto freoly choose Uieir own king and the details will bo set tled at negotiations conducted n I still that if we are compelled to continue a war of we continue to make use of every means that could lead us to he declared in discussing the question of Our action must run parallel with the continuation of our military opera As long as the enemy desires to destroy us wo must fond not preventus from striving for an honorable peace by losses on the British front in Italy between June 15 and August 15 were twenty according to advices received casunlles in the same period total led it is TODAYS Bow Island Whit la Hat Ir vine Walsh Mountain View Allies Have Captured Prisoners Since July 1st Last Nights Operations Carried British Near to Bapaume Are Rapidly Surrounding Noyon Whicf Must Fall Retreating to the Old With the British Army in France of Albert is unofficially reported to have fallen into the of the J troops havecrossed the Ailette between Guny and Champs to the north of ac cording to the Heure which that advices from the front state the French have reached the Olse Canal between Varennes and to the east of Upon the Ailette ffbnt the sudden attack of the French causedthe retreat of a divisionof German reserves which had been preparing counter In its retreat it precipitated a panic in the ranks of a second division of reserves which had been Intended to support the first divisions accordina toadvices to newspapers here Associated Press Allied blows or the 120 Solitonsto Ypres continued to force the GerciaVis back and the enemy appears unable to stay the attacks which incfeAsiftflly threaten the stnblllty of his defensive in On four sectors the troops uhder Marshal Foch are hlttingthe German positions for good gains and it would appear the time is near an enemy Fighting their way forward the southern reaches of the Picandy the French troops stand before which is the key to the entire German west of the Ptiring last night General Humberts men reached the Dlvette River for a long distance west of its confluence with ths South of Noyon General Mangins army holds tlie south bank of the Oisc frortv Semplflny to a distance of more than six At Semigny they are onl a little more than a mile from The line turns to the south Bretigny to Bourqulgnon where it again curves east and reaches the Ailette It then extends southward and It is officially reported that the French have reached the outskirts of less than two miles west of ARE RETREATING German forces south of Noyon and along the Olse are said by the French official communication to be which may account for the rapid progress by General Mangins British troops attacked the Germans along the line between the Somme and the Ancre rivers at oclock this Thia considered a continuation at the attack north of the front of the latest attack is nearly five miles North of the the in spite of enemy have crossed the Arras Bapaume railway This railroad embankment was a serioui obstacle to the British advance In the Flanders area British are closely fodllowing the retiring Germans and have reached Neuf a village two miles within the German On the northern side of the Lys salient the Germans have been forced out of a strong position north of The Germans launched a heavy attack against the British positions at Locre Hospice but were Heavy fighting is reported in this German counter attacks are developing near Miraumont and Irlesl over which the attacked In this region the Ger mans seem to have slowed up the Tho same may be said of the on the hills north of Little progress hns been reported this sector for the last few There have been no reports of fighting from Uassigny north to tha GERMAN RESISTANCE RELAXES With the fall ofLss9igny and the high ground surrounding the German resistance in that region is said to be relaxing From Lanigny General Humbert Is in a position outflank Roye and Noyon by advanc ing toward General Mangiri Is reported to have increased by several thousands the ten thousand prisoners taken up to TueJdey Onthe Italian mountainfront east of Lake Garda the Austrlans are Two attacks against Italian have been ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND PRISONERS The allied armies havel taken more than one hurid red thousand prisoners since July says Marcel Hutin in the Echo Oe the Locre Hospice was repulsed after heavy fightingand that gqra liata took place during the ixight in this sector Facilitate of Havas ow PAGB 4 HUNS FIGHT HARD Byngs army is encountering desperate resistance In theregion of Bar Achlet Le Grand chang ed hands several late yes terday and last night The Ish are now in that RETREAT TO OI6E troops have reached the Ailstte River at several It not expected that the Germans will try to hold the Ailette but may rereat to the COUNTER ATTACKS fl German counter attacks are to have developed Mlroumont arid The hostile artillery is said to have been very active during night and to be continuing heavy fire this Attack In Flanders the Flanders battle area the last at ttiQked umt captured u Cjevnian posi tion north of nccordiiig to ad vices from the rout it is re ported that a local counter at wade yesterdwy against awaiied rtpcrf of the senate mi lltary aircraft production was ted today with a seat hi nj arraign mont Qf delays in the early of the a review of conditions rGomm for the creation ef ate department of aviftifln ;