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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST tm LMTHBnroofc DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE British Drive Developing So Rapidly It Is Difficult To Keep Pace With Army Headquarters In Reuters Limited Brltisn offensive so vigor ously resumsd Wednesday morn has spread so rapidly that it Is to keep pace with the of What now being witnessed is an unfaltering brilliant tactical success which mutt be causing the deepest con cern to the German high com The rapid advance of the British patrols along the AlbertBapaume Road toward where the old Ger man lines dip near Tara Hill is threatening to flank any counter movements against the British gains further to tlw Some British batteries advanc ed several times In the last two No longer do the limbers carry ammunitions at a They come up at a In a cloud of French art ns numer ous as ever and the Boche mach ines are being harried unmerci fully by bombing squadrons which fly ahead of the Infatftry and at tack the German columns on th NEW CAPTURES sWlth the British Army In troops this morningare reported to have captured Chlegnolltt and Herle south of the Somrrte More than a thousand prisoners were taken in this which eliminates the bend In the Field Marshal Halgs forces also reported to have taken Boy AT THE EMPRESS SHORT NOTICE OH AT WADDINGTONS AUCTION ROOMS V AT IN ORDER TO MAKE ROOM FORFURTHER CONSIGNMENTS THERE WILL BE OFFERED FORSALE A QUANTITY OF USEFUL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Including sideboards dining tables dining chairs brass coil spring and mattress Chief range Oxford fourhole cooking stove several white enamel springs and mattresses occas ional tables carpets white enamel dresser and commode babys complete oak dressers and many other articles too TERMS CASH AUCTIONEERS PHONE 770 ellss and Bolry Becuqlllle and be still pushing They are piling up prisoners and The British have Oom which Is considered to be the chief point of the German defense Gom mecourt the British this morning were attacking and pushing for ward all along the A battle was developed which seems to be one of the greatest of the The town of southeast of fell early In the British The British press Ing on ars crossing the Bray Albert Happy to the north of was taken by Field Marshal Halgs troops after hard Three German battalion head quarters have been taken In the locality Happy Ad ditional guns also have fallen Into the hands of the A number of fresh German divis ions have been 1400 TAKEN IN ALBERT British Headquarters In Press Dis patch from Reuters Street fighting in Albert was des perate but short We took prisoner 1400 including a battalion commander and his advanced during the day more than yards north The British losses have been relatively OVER 50MILE FRONT battle is raging today in France on one of the widest fronts of the It extends for about fifty miles north from ac cording to news received here this afternoon from the battle the battle has been going suc cessfully for the Entente The British Third Army has gained more than a mile on a front of more than seven The British Fourth army has gained more than on a front of v seven The Fourth nrmy has taken more than 1500 prisoners The Third army captured more than 500 Germans in the town of Gomieeourt Crushed Hun Defence With the British Armies in town of Meaultewhich was captured by the British was strongly by the Germans but tanks roared up to the town and cleared the way the infantry which passed through the place and pushed forward BrayAlbert Happy Village to th6 north of was the scene of more hard fighting before it was The place was alive machine guns and honey combed by It was a hard Job tor the British but they finally ac complished After being well mopped up the Germans launched a counter attack and tempororily succeeded In pushing the British out but the posi 4ion was taken again soon There has been more desperate fighting today In front of AchietLe but with the British force rushing through Gomieeourt the enemy cannothold out long in this There also has been severe fightingin the region of Beaurgard and just in front of to which positions the British retired yesterday when the Germans attacked with heavy changed five The British now seem to have secured final pos session of this region as other Brit ish troops are sweeping around in the There was hard street fighting In the Germans resisting desper ately from houses and A large number of theenemy who resist ed killed in the mopping in which bombswere dropped into cell ars and dugouts Troops which passed through the town are now reaching out HUTCHINSOM Former Lethbrldge man who won the Military Cross and who has been In the direction of the Gorman strong hold of The fresh attacks launched by the British this ihorning wore both to the north and to the south of the battle zone wjiieh the British were fighting By this extension of the front n battle is now being fought on a line nearly thirty miles stretch ing from a point near thn Cojeul riv er on the north to thn region well south of Herleville on the Soon Give Way The enemy undoubtedly will soon give way in spite of ho heavy forces he seems to have The battle inoceased in violence every hour as the British launched fresh at A number of new enemy divis ions were Identified in the having been rushod in with the hope of saving something from the disast er HIP German along the whole Of this Great Advance Today News from the zone of the great struggle indicates the British have plunged deep into the vital posi tions held by the Germans as a pro tection to thelu right The exact line as it now stands can not ibe but some of the towns taken by the British are almost a mile inside of the positions where the Germans stood yesterday and the greatest advance is said to be two When tt is realized that the fighting on this front is along the lines which were strongly entrenched by the Germans and lieki by them until the great British attack before Albert in the importance of the advance made today is Robert British under secretary foreign announced this evening that reports had been re ceived in London to the effect that the CzechoSlovak forces in transBaikalia had captured the fbwn of south of Lake Baikal and had achieved decided victory against the Bol aheviki ITALIANS REPULSE TEUTON ATTACK of the Central Powers attacked the ad vanced lines of the front from the lower Monastir to the helghta of in Al it was officially announced today by the Italian war Tht attack was repulsed by the LABOR and CAPITAL SIT DOWN TOGETHER Top Row rending from right to George Canadian Railwayj Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen General Hamilton Buffalo Railway Michigan Central Railroad Deputy Order of Railroad Telegraphers Ottawa and New York Railway General Canadian Northern Railway Eastern Lines Inter national Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way General Canadian Government Railways Eastern Bottom Row reading from right to Order ef Railway Oonduetpis Ash Graud Chief Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Third Canadian Northern Railway Major Aoting Deputy Railways and General Quebec Central James Brotherhood of Railway qpO work for four years with which all Canadian Rallrayt are applicationJn of tilt of the I greater and with only brief and local Interrup tions compared to the choHed tran sportation of neighboring to be ojud In those foreign couatriei as example of competent longdie tanca then to be blocked or hampered by labor trouble This wag the anticlimax which tht War under which all Canadian Rallrayi are operated strove to avoid and finally 4id overcome by with the Govern ment and the labor the Rail way Labor Board of The accompanying photograph wan taken after the meeting railway labor leaders and the railway manag which the new WPS finally errac4 ao4 to application in of tilt Mtv Adpo Scale of as well any other controversies may arlaa between the workers and their In the picture there are shown only the senior executives of some ct he most powerful labor organiza tions to tho but an eaual num ber of great railroad In cluding tbe report on the railroads Ruaaift brought dim picture taken IK Be Cana dian Railway war board oflBoei uttir tnta group bad termed the Railway Board of which will handle in all railway labor will adjust the McAdoo icale of to Canadaa SATURDAYS GROCERY SPECIALS Very Firteit New T Finest 1 Creamery 1 Per Ib 25c 55c Carnation Milk best on Large 2 tint J9C Small 3 24o Evaporated 2 Wdgataffea Raspberry 4 pall Finest Cooking 5 Finest 3 CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE Finest Tuxedo Baking 16 Finest Evaporated Per Local Grown Per Finest Strawberry 4 Large Cartons Naptha 10 bars Finest Transparent Glycerine Toilet Par cake Finest Canned size Cnn 24c 25c 20c 99c 75c 33c Deliveritt Every Hour Phone 313 BALL TOSSING METHODS OF SOME OF OUR LEADING Left to right Mays grip for the underhand pitch is a nut cracker Miner Brown grasps the ball with three It Is thus Walsh throws his decep tive Alexander ready to toss an Very Schupp handles Cicottes peculiar knuckle hall Mathewsons grip for his famous CENTRALIZE WORK transpor tation permits export grain and grain products will he subject here after to the approval of manager of inland traffic of the food This action was taken jointly by the railroad administration and the exports control in order to control more efficiently the port situation in preventing con gestion and speeding up transporta tion by having all shipments go through one Permits will be issued directly as heretofore after re ceiving the approval of who has opened an office in Now marine casualty list gives William AT THE EMPRESS No more vivid and dramatic story has ever been filmed than the screen version of The Whim which Lois Weber has done for Jewel Productions and titled The Price of a Good What might happen to your your neighbors daughter or any city girl is told in a series of startling realistic chapters that no one can afford to Tho Price of a Good Time is at the Empress when Mildred Harris comes to the screen in the tender role of the ap pealingly beautiful young saleswoman of the store of the Millionaire whose son attempts to lighten her tnb stimuJate the regulate the bowels and improve the health by working with ADVANCE IN PRICES FOR THIS BIG FEATURE LOIS WEBER PRESENTING MILDRED HARRIS In the Jfcwel SevenAct Super THE PRICE OF A GQOD TIME A Picture Every Mother and Daughter Should ALSO HAROLD LLOYD IN CHAPLINS ONLY ALSO LATEST SCREEN Coming A Modern Lorelie Here Ruler of the Road HaU in Which Woman Corespondent fi FRIDAY SATURDAY CLARA KIMBALL AND HER OWN COMPANY PRESENT THE MARIONETTES AUSQ TWO BEEU FATTY ARBUCKUf COMBDYiABaM ;