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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, AUGUST 22,1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY ITERALD PAGE FrVT^ British Steadily Driving Into German Positions on the Somme Front with the British Army, In France,' Auig. 22.- (Assooiated PreM.)-The British were itead-lly driving Into the German pesl-tlona on th� high ground today between Bray^urSomme ant* Albert. One thousand Germans were tatnn prisoner. ^ A vleieua Oerman counter attack dlreetad agalnat the British poel-tion In the outskirts of Mirau-nont was driven off. London, Aug. 24.-(4:00 p.m.)- The French army under command r General Mangin In Its attaok on the Oise front today has reached the line of the Alletto RIvor, ac-eordtno to reports reaching London this afternoon. The^ possession by the French of the whole line of the Allette, according to London military ex-ifirtB, means that Marshal Foch's design to drive a big wedge between General Von Boehn's army and ihf forces of the German crown prince has been successfully accomplished. Also that the Germans have been placed In a position of the utmost difficulty DISTILLED WATER Delivered to any part of the city. LETHBRIDGE . BREWERY Recruits REQUIRED FOR R. N. W. M. POLICE CAVALRY DRAFT for Siberia Requirements: Robuat, cheerful temperament, expert horae-inon, good shuts. Cannct accept men culled up for service under lii. S. Act. Apply R. N. W. M. Police Barracks at Once/', both north and south of the new French salient. MAKING PROGRESS. With .the British'' Army In France, Aug. 22.-This morning the British lines had moved forward until they ran along In front of the Meaulte-Albert Road. The British attack between the Somme and the Anere was not on a very extended front. Satisfactory progress has been reported from every point. On the British right wing about 160 Germans were captured early In the drive. GLOR employment of unit conntrnction by which each span was designed as two T beams which, kfter being manufactured near the work, were laid side by side on the previously built reinforced concrete towers. The towers Ihemaelves are really reinforced concrete buildings constructed in the usual manner by means of wooden forms built around a steel reinforcement which was previously assembled and securely wired together. When all was in readiness the concrete was poured by means of long _8pouls which led in several directiona from the main mixing tower. The pouring of tho concrete was uiaintained as ^continuously as possible until s 'whole tower was completed. This work was done daring tlie wlntei at a titn� when ;ha temperature was below freezing polat; it was performed Inside of what was virtually a building erected to maintain a suitable temperature around the newly deposited concrete until it was out of dan-aer of being damaged by frost.* These two structures are provided ^Ith narrow sidewalks and ' handrails, which enable trainmen to n-ore conveniently along side-standing trains. Tlie hand rails add .unslder-ably to the aesthetic appearance of the structures, which are extremely artistic in appearance and at the same time satisfactory from a general and iiitllltarian point ot view, l>eel