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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUGUST THR LETHBR1DC.E DAILY HERALD PAGF. FIVE British Drive Developing So Rapidly It Is Difficult To Keep Pace With Army Britlah Headquarters In France, Aug. Reuters LlmlUJ) British offensive so vigor- ously resumed Wednesday morrt- Inff, hat spread so rapidly that It Is difficult io Keep pace with the of it What is now being witnessed unfaltering brilliant tactical success which must be causing the deepest con- cern ,to the. German high com- mand, The rapid advance of the British patrols atong the Albert-Bapaiime Road toward where the old Ger- man lines dip near Tara Hill As threatening to flank any counter movements .against the British gains further to th; north. Some British batteries advanc- ed several fn the last two days No longer do the limbers carry Ammunitions at a walk. They come uji at a gallop 'n a cloud of u'liii. French" nlrplalns are as numer- ous as ever and the Boche mach- ines being unmerci- fully by bombing squadrons which fly ahead of the Infaiury and at- tack the German columns on march. NEW CAPTURES Svith the. British Army In France, Aug. troops this morning'are reported to have captured Chltgrolles and Herle- south of the Somme River. More than a. thousand prisoners taken In" this operation, which eliminates the bend in the (me. Ffefd Marshal Hafg's forces atso are reported to have taken Boy- AT THE EMPRESS TO-NIGHT. SHORT NOTICE AUCTION ROOMS 'i -_____________ SATURDAY, AT 2.30_P.M. IN ORDER. TO MAKE ROOM FOR'FURTHER CONSIGNMENTS THERE WILL feE A QUANTITY OF USEFUL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Incluiiini; sldelioards; dining lables; dining cliairs; brass hctl. i-oll spring nnd mattress; Chief four-hole coqWng elovo; several white and mallrdasca; 'occas Jonal tables; carpels; enamel dresser and commode; baby's crib, oak. dressers; refrigerator, atnl many olucr art ties loo numfc' (o mention TERMS CASH AUCTIONEER'S PHONE 770 diet and Botry BecuqUlie'and (till pushing forward. They ar; UD prisoners and guns. The British have .mecourt, whfch is considered to be the chief point of the defense positions. Com- 1 mecourt ttift British this morning were attacking and pushing for- ward all along the line. .A batlls.was developed seems to be one of the greatest ot the war. The town of Meaulte, southeast of Albert, feLI early In the British drive. The British troops, press- Ina on here, arc crossing the Bray- Albert Road. Happy Valley, to north of Bray, was taken by Field Marshal Halfl'a troops after hard fighting. Three German battalion head quarters have been taken fn ihe locality of, Happy Valley. Ad- ditional gunt also haverfaHen Into the hands of the British. A number of fresh German divis- ions have been identified. 1400 TAKEN IN ALBERT British Headquarters in France, Aug. Press Dis- patch from Reuters Street fighting In Albert des- perate but short lived. We took prisoner 1400 men, Including ;a commander and nit staff. We during tHe day more than yards north- ward. British losses have been relatively light. OVER; 50-MILE FRONT London, Aug. raging totUy in France on one of the widest fronts of the war II extends for about north 'from Soissons. Everywhere, at- cojrdlpgi to news received here this afternoon from the battle front, the'battle has going suc- cessfully for the Entente allies. The British Third Army has gained mort than a mite on a front of more.than seven miles. :The. British Fourth army has gained more than'.twb'miles on a seven'milei. The Fourth nrmy has taken more than 1500 prisoners today. The-Third army, captured more than 500 Germans in the town ''of Gdmiecourt alone Crushed Hun Defence. Brill bb Armies in France ue. town ot captured by Ihe British ngU defended b> the Germans bu tanks roared''up'to tha cleared Ihe filr the intanlry whlcl passed IhrongU the place and forward. to Albert; Koid. Happj Village to Ihe north ot was the'scene' of hard'fign'iin before it taLen We pJace was aine .with machine guns and bone: It was a hard jo for the British but they finally ac compKstied being well up the Germans launclied a cb'ninte attack and lenipororily succeeded i h nj? Ihe IlritlRh out but the DOB [ion was taken soon aClcrftan Thero has been 'more desperat ghline today In front of Achiet-Le Grand, but with .the British _fqrce rushing through' GomiccbuttMth enemy out long in position. There also has been sever fighting in the region of Miranmon Beaurgard and Dovecote, Just in.tror ol to which positions th Bntiah retired jeslerdaj when th Germans atlacWed >lth force thangcfl The Ilrltjs now seem to'have secured final no session of this region aa other Bri iah Irbops are sweeping around in th rear. There s.lreet AlberL, tlie (lermana' resisting despe ately froin liousea anil barricades., large number ol the-enemy who'resis etl killed in .the mopping which bomb's-.were dropped.into ce ars and dugouts Troops ivliich passe through the.towu are now reaching pu CAPT. ormer Lelbbrldfie mau won the 1 Hilary Cross and who has been ounded. i lltb direction of the (jerman strong- Tarahill. Tiio fresh attacks launched by the rltish this morning were toth to the orth anj to tho south of the baltl one which the British were fighting esjerday. By this extension of the ront a liattle'Is now Iielng fought oil line nearly thirty miles long, stretch- tg-fronra point near ihe Cojeul rlv- r ou the north Io the region well outh of Herleville on Uie somh. Soon Give Way The enemy undoubtedly will soon ,ivo way in spite of the heavy forces e seems to have concentrated. Tho attlo In violence ever> our as the British launched fresh at acks, A number of new 'enemy dfvis ons in (he fighting Laying beeirnishcd in with the hope if saving Eomethliig from the disast T which-threatens the German along1 he whole pf this front, Great Advance Today Xews from- tho. zone of the grea intlloates ibat lite Brijisl iave plunged deeji Into the vital posi Ions held by the Gc-riuans as a-pro ectlon to their right I lank. The .exact line as it now stands can not be but some ot the towm aken' by the British are almost a nilo inside.of the positions where the Germans stood yesterday and tli reatest advance is said to be Iw miles.. When-it'is realized that tli> lighting "on this'front is along lh- lines'which were'strongly cntrenche taken la C'a thl> group kid formed tiie Board ot Canda, which will handfr fn futura all railway labor of wfll Mcidoo SATURDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS 25c S5c Very Finest New Potatoes. 7s Ibs......................... Finest No. 1 Creamery Butter. Per !b........................ Carnatfon Milk (best on market.) Large s'ie, OC 2 tins JDC Small slie. 3 tins............................ 24c Evaporated Loganberries. AH 2 pkts: OOC Wagstaffe's Raspberry Jam, o1? 4 Ib. pail................................ QIC Finest Cocking Onions, off 5 Ibt. iDC Finest Cucumbers, .....25c Finest Tuxedo Baking Powder, 16 oz, sjze................... Finest Evaporated Apricote, OC-. Per .6DC Local Grown Tomatcta, AA 2UC Finest Strawberry Jam, flfl 4 Ib. 99C Large Cartons P. G. Naptha Soap, 10 bars I DC Finest Transparent Glycerine Toilet Soap. inest Canned Lobster, Ib. size Ao Can JoC CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBERS, 3-29902, 6-251. Deliverita Every Hour Phone 313 BALL TOSSING METHODS OF SOME OF oOfc LEADING PITCHERS. io right: May's grip tor the underhand pitch Is a nut cracker-. "Miner" Brown grasps the ball with three is thus Walsh throws his decep- tive splltor. Alexander ready to loss an inshoot. Very ladylike. Schupp handles' ball. Cicoltc's peculiar "knuckle" ball hold. Mathe-.vson's grip tor Ills tai.loiiB Washington, Aug. tra.ispor- ition" pbrrolts-for, export grain aiiU rain products will subject here- fler to the approval of C. E. Spens, lanager'of inland traf'ic of the food dni.n.stratton. This actiou was taken ointly by UIQ railroad administration ud, the exports cpotrol commission, n order to control more efficiently 10 port situation in nrcYCiiting con- estion and speeding uji transporlfi- ion bip having all shipments go hrough one chatjnel. Permits will be ssued directly as heretofore after re- clvlng the approval of Mr. Spens whohas opened'au office in New Tori; 1 Washington, marine casualty list gives William Cniiarta, wounded. AT THE EMPRKS3 No hiore vivid and dramalk las cv3r teen filmed than the screen orsion -which, Loii has done rbr-Jewel Production: nc. and Price of ti Good Time." What might happen to your daughter, your neighbor's daughter or any city girl is told In a s'eries ot startling realistic chapters that- no one can afford Io miss. "The Price of a Gopil'Time" is at the Empress when Mildred Harris comes to the screen In the tender rolo ot .the ap- pealitigly beautiful young saleswoman of the store of the Millionaire whoso son altenipts to lighten her burden. Ever, regckte the bowefe and bwcve tfee health by working wkh natm. ADVANCE IN PRICES FOR THIS BIG FEATURE LOIS WEBER PRESENTING MILDRED HARRIS In the Jewel Seven Act Super "THE PRICE OF A GQOD TIME" 4 Picture Every Father, Mother and See. ALSO HAROLD U.OYD IN COMEDY, CHAPLiN'.S ONLY RIVAL. ALSO LATEST-SCREEN MAGAZINE. l Coming Modem Here Ruler of the Road" Hall in "Which FRIDAY SATURDAY CLARA KIMBAiX YOUNG, AND HER OWN COMPANY MtSENT "THE MARIONETTES" ALSO TWO REEL ;