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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PA1LT HBBALP PAGE FIVE British Steadily Driving Into German Positions on the Somme Front With the In The British were etead lly driving Into the German noil tlene th ground today be tween end Al were A vtaltiM Oerman counter directed ttalnet the irltnh por tion In the of mont wu drtven The army under Command Omenl in attaolk on the Olaa front today hae reached the line of the Alletle ae eordlng to reaching Lon don thle petteMlon by the French the of the according to London military ex meana that Marabal Foehe deelgn to rive a big wedge be tween General Von Boehne army and forcee of the German crown prince hae been success fully Aleo that the Germane have been placed In poeltion of the utmoat difficulty DISTILLED WATER Delivered to any part of tke LETHBRIDGE BREWERY flfcMMf IN LSlitRU8N e rf IBM rand fa cakes ittteti ajutitj of yetit REQUIRED FOR POLICE CAVALRY DRAFT for Siberia Requirements cheer ful expert horse good Cannot accept men called up for service Apply Police Barracks at both north and louth of the MAKING With tha Army In morning the Brltlih llnm had moved for ward until ttiy ran along in front the MeaulteAlbert The BrltHh attack between the Somme and the Anere wae net on very entahded Satlefae tory reported from On the r ght wlfi about 160 were cajturtd early In the GLORIOUS capture of an official oommunlea tlon naim thla afternoon the noHltlen Of Le Plemont untenable It wae turned from the rth and army last night took the achieving one of the gler pagea In French It on thla the state ment that the Ger man Paris on March 30 waa one French battalion holding the po sition for hours ag ainst the desperate Its of two German Le Plemont finally was taken on June 9 by the It been recaptured now by the former divlelon of General Fay which part of the that defended It on March Hard Fighting With British Army in To the especially in the neighborhood of there has been most fierce The tide of battle seems to have swung over thfs village several Yesterday there was continuous flght ing all day at this place and it seems to be still going The by flinging in large numbers of at last reports had come back to the western part of the but this appears to have been done a number of The British are determined to get on here and the Germans are equally determined to prevent it it despite terrific There has been the same sort of desperate fighting in front of Mirau mont where the Germans for a time have managed to withstand assault af ter but here also they have suffered great Beairegard and Dovecote apparent ly are now held by the South of here the British also hold auction of the Every inch of the railway embankment in the north has been fought the Germans regard ing this the most important position of the The Germans were strongly en trenched on a line running through just east of the railroad embankment and they had to be reck oned while the Germans hold out on the embankment itself from dug outs and deep ground positions which had to be bombed before they were Rushing In WINNlPtC CANADA LIMITED MONTREAL Record In Concrete Bridge Raider Wipes Out An Entire Fishing Fleet the entire fleet of the Maritime Fiehlng Corporation hae been dee troyed by the trawler whloh wae captured by a German aubmarina and according to reporte to the companys offi The fleet wae op erating off the Grand of It was compoeed of boate of both Canadian and American SUNK BY A Canadian Atlantic of the crew of the flehlng echooner Dele Carole have landed at Cape Bre reporting that their vessel waa sunk off the by a sub One of the men Is injur A dory containing three men Attacked By An Atlantic A Brit ish freight steamship whloh arrived here today from European waters was attacked by a submarine yesterday af ternoon near One torpedo was fired by the Uboat which missed the freighter by about twenty members of the crew Tho BUbmarlno llion began Shelling the ship and tho Pro was returned by the A running flght lasting more than ah hour the freigh ter finally the submar None of the shots flred by Uboat took Not Suspicious An Atlantic pow der dory containing I Captain Jeff I master of the Gloucester fish ing schooner and two of his crew arrived hero last re porting that their vessel had been sunk by the armed trawler Triumph at 630 oclock yesterday morning off the Canadian The remainder of the crew of lie nineteen men and a have not yet been re but Captain Thomas believes that they have been landed safely at some small fishing village on the Cape Breton Cptain Thomas said he sighted the trawler about five oclock and had np suspicion of her until she came along side and her commander ordered him to leave the ship and be quick about it He and his men at once took to the Meanwhile the Germans placed bombs on the schooner and ten minutes later she was blown siderable distance southwest of the has been sharp patrol fighting in tne neighborhood of Meu east ot where ground has been Both the British and German artil leries were pounding away north of the Ancre this The Ger man guns were heavily shelling Ach ietLeGrand The British vguns were concentrating their fire on the roads near vital spots in the enemy defen ses and shelling out Germans either entrenched east of the railway or trying to dig The Germans have counter attacked at many places sev eral but except at the have got Small Allied Losses Byngs advance north of the Ancre is regard ed here as highly for this advance has been made with compar ative ease over ground which has been the scene of some of the costliest flght ing during the Some experts believe there are In dications that the Germans are pro paring for a withdrawal on ahuge perhaps to the lines of last win A isSfSfJSs tween Bapaume and Bihucourt was ween congested with troops travelling north Nearly prisoners were in the British cages last night and this number had been materially increased this British patrols Which crossed the Ancre River between Albert and the southern end of yesterdays battle front found apparently strong forces there Thiepval Ridge especially is strongly held by the enemy and pat rols have been heavily fired upon by German machine guns stationed on the east bank of the There has been heavy fighting in the neighborhood of Outterent Ridge in the Flanders battle which was captured a few days British patrols are now operating for a con retirement not The Get man ranks are so depleted that i many instances the German companies than seventy allies have containing me Allies Tons Ship ping and Two Million Tons Iron Ore New Terms of the commercial treaty recently signed by allies and and which Is expected to diminish the sending of supplies to were made pub lic here today by Axel head of the special commission of the Swedish government to the United THIS SIGN On a Gas Stove a Guarantee of Satisfac tion and Prices from Referring to the advance which the allies have made during the last month east of Amiens it in stated in London thatthis ground has been gained at a small smaller than any victory in the whole history of fighting on the western The number of allied casualties is actually less than the number of prisoners a situation which is unprecedented in a large scale CANllEAlTl CZARS FAMILY Amsterdam dispatch to the Berlin Lokal Anzeiger from Mos says the oviet government has replied to Pope Benedict that it is unable to comply with the Pontiffs request that the family of former Em peror Nicholas be transferred to The reason according to the is that there Is no communi cation at present between Moscow and the place where the former Im perial family is States It gives to the allies tons of deadweight shipping and 000 tons of Swedish iron Sweden also agrees to license the export to the allied governments of wood and to grant to the allies suitable credit in Sweden for the purchase of Swedish goods during the continuance of the present unfavorable ex The Stockholm accord ing to has given satis factory guarantees that no good im less ported to Sweden from allied coun tries or any nations whose shipping the allies will be exported to any of the Central In exchange for these facilities and the alliea have agreed to ship to Sweden coke and mineral and edible rubber and rubber cotton and cotton leather and tanning tin nitrate of raw sulphur and other goods and materials necessary for Sweden s economic THB double tracking of the North Toronto Subdivision of the Canadian Pacific Railway be tween Leaslde and North Torontc is mow nearlng and the replacement of bridges as and which here tofore had been trestles constructed ef Owing to the high price of eteel and the difficulty of procuring It since the war began it was found that reinforced concrete competed Successfully against The bridges were con atructed of tbls material and are a triumph of railway construction being 3S6 feet long and 90 feet high carrying two and of similar but a three track The length of the Individual spans and the details of their construction are un precedented in the engineering Previous to this no rein forced beam with a length of more than atout 25 had been attempted spans of these two C P structures are each from 35 to 37 feet These spans have been made possible by the employ of unit conntruction by which each was designed as two T beams after being manufac lured near the were laid side by side on the previously built rein forced concrete The towers themselves are really reinforced con crete buildings constructed in the usual manner by means of wooden forms built around a steel reinforce ment which waa previously assembled and securely wired when all was in readiness the concrete was poured by means of long which led in several from the main mixing The pour Ing of the concrete was maintained as continuously as possible Vhole tower was Tnie work was done during the wlntei at when temperature was be low freezing point it was performed inside of what was virtually a build ing erected to maintain a suitable temperature around the newly depos ited concrete until It was out of dan ger of being damaged by These two structures are provided narrow sidewalks and hand which enable trainmen to conveniently along sidestanding The hand rails add ably to the aesthetic appearance of the which are extremely arllsUe In appearance and at the same time satisfactory from a general and utilitarian point of besides being absolutely Both are designed to carry the heaviest engines in existence with a consider able margin of and are epoch making in the art of bridge engineer ing inasmuch as they have demon strated that reinforced concrete can take the place of steel for a very large number of permanent These two structures so solid that when passing over them on a train one gets the impression that he Is on a solid fill instead of a The method employed in the erec tion of the reinforced concrete spans is a specially interesting feature of the Each as a trait weighed 55 which TM llmil lead that could be handled by tba 100 ton standard The crane engaged handled no less than 110 each 56 In all something all this was done without a single mishap to or Another remark able feature is that both were built from to which WBJB a shorter period than would nare been requiredto manufacture and erect similar atruntures In Passenger and freight trafflc on the C main lines waa continued without Interruption during the sress of these interesting A FORDK PROFITS 10 KILLED IN AUTO Aug 22Arthur superintendent of the Perth Amboy Cigar factory in Perth and Miss Eva a hotel also of forth were murdered in an automobile here early They were shot to No clue to he murder has yet The odies of both had thrown into he An automobile identified s and containing the hal hd wraps of Miss was Count n the road about two miles from through his private announced this afternoon that he will return to Uie United States govern ment all the profits personally made on war He added that he expected a number of the stockhold ers of tho Ford Motor Company would follow his to COME AND SEE SAMPLES IN OUR STORE TAYLOR HARDWARE CO GURNEY OXFORD AGENTS UETHaftlPOE Pie combining both fruit and Those who have trouble digesting pie should take SPOONFUL simple buckthorn as mixed in This flushes the ENTIRE bowel removes foul matter which poisoned your stomach for months and relieves ANY CASE sour gas or con stipation and Leaves stomach In conditions to di gest Higtnbotham ANCHORDONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full information apply to Agents or Companys 270 Main AT THE EMPRESS TONIGHT JESSIE LA8KY PRESENTS WALLACE REID AND KATHLYN WILLIAMS to The Lave 1 also Two Keystone Comedy HIS PRECIOUS SCENE FROM THE PRICE Of A 0000 TIME AT THE EMPRESS Price of a Good the atest Lois Weber which was produced by the producers f K or The Doctor and tno will open a three nights en at the popular Empress the Itre The Price of a Good Time is a screen version of Marion OrthB worldfamed The Mildred the American beautyl ias the leading role Little he shop girl and is supported by an allstar A partial synopsis is as Did you ever have a good is the Question that Preston a young man of wealth and leisure puts to Linnie sweetfaced little beauty who officia tes at the perfumery counter In one of his fathrs mammoth department Prestons folks aa well as his aristocratic fiancee are oft on a yacht tag and the family mansion as been left in charge of a discreet care taker So Preston offers to g ve Linnle the time of her asking he to state each evening throughout the week where she wants to It Is Linnles whim to spend the last evening in the Preston where she is apparently tempted beyond her strength While Preston Is making low to bursts through an open and a violent encounter leads up to the unusual denouement Will Preston be man enough tomar ry the girl whose life lie has broken for a or will he eventually marry his frigid ad leave noor little Linule to pay the price of good time EMPRESS TONIGHT TONIGHT NO ADVANCE IN PRICES FOR THIS BIG FEATURE LOIS WEBER PRESENTING MILDRED HARRIS In the Jewel 7Act Super Feature The Price of Good Time A every mother and daughter aee HAROLD LLOYD IN SCREEN ;