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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUGUST 23,1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAH.Y HERALD PAGE FIVE British Drive Developing So Rapidly It Is Difficult To Keep Pace With Army Britlih Headquarters tn France, Aug, 23.-(By.Reuteri Limited) -The Britiih''offensive so vigor-ouily resumed Wednesday morning, has spread so rapidly that It Is difficult to keep pace with the develop'ments of It. What Is now being witnessed Is an unfalteri'ig brilliant tactical success wlilch must be causing the deepest concern to the German high command. The rapid advslnce of the British patrols along the Albert-Bapaume Road toward where the old German lines dip near Tara Hill Is threatening to flank any counter movements against the British gains further to tt�i north. Some British batteries advanced several times in the last two days. . No longer do the limbers carry ammunWoriB at a walk. They come up at a gallop in a cloud of dust. French nirplains are ns numerous as ever and the Boche machines are being harried unmercifully by bombing squadrons which fly ahead of the Infairtry nnd nt-tack the German columns on ths march. NEW CAPTURES Svith the Briflah Army In France, Aug. 23.-British troops this morning arc reported to have captured Chiegnolles and Herle-viile, south of the Somme River. More than a thousand prisoners were taken in this operation, which eliminates the bend in the line. Field Marshal Halg's forces also are reported to have taken Boy- AT THE EMPRESS TO-NIGHT. SHORT NOTICE AUCTION SALE AT WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS -V. SATURDAY, AT 2.30 P.M. IN ORDER TO MAKE ROOM FOR FURTHER CONSIGNMENTS THERE WILL BE OFFERED FOR-SALE A QUANTITY OF USEFUL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Inciuiiing sideboards; dining tables; dining chairs; brass bod, coil Hi)i'in)j; and mattress; Chiei: vnnge; Oxford four-hole cook4ng lilove; geveral white onoinel beds, springs and mattresses; occasional tables; carpets; wiilto onamol dresser and commode; baby's crib, compiole; oiil to mention. TERMS CASH AUCTIONEER'S PHONE 770 elles and Bolry Becuqilile 'and to be still pushing forward. They are piling up prisoners and guns. The British have reached'Gom-^mecourt, which is considered to be the chief point of the German defense positions. South^of Gom-mecourt the British this morning were attacking and pushing forward ail along the line. A battis was developed which seems to be one of ttVe greatest of the war. The town of Meaulte, southeast of Albert, fell early In the British drive. The British troops, pressing on here, are crossing the Bray-Albert Road. Happy Valiay. to the north of Bray, was taken by Field Marshal ^ Halg's troops after hard fighting. Three German battalion headquarters have been taken in the locality of, Happy Valley. Additional guns also have fallen into the hands of the British. A number of frebh German divisions have been identified. 1400 TAKEN IN ALBERT British Headquarters in France, Aug. 23-(Canadian Press Dispatch from Routers Limited)- Street fighting in Albert was desperate but short lived. We took prisoner 1400 men, including a battalion commander and his staff. We advanced" during the day more than 3,000 yards northward. The British losses havo been relatively tight. OVER 50-MILE FRONT -London, Aug, 23.-A battle is raging today in France on one of the widest fronts of the war. It extends for about fifty miles north from Soissons. Everywhere, according to news received here this afternoon from the battle front, the battle has been going successfully for the Entente allies. The British Third Army has gained more than a mile on a front of more than seven mijes. The British Fourth army has gained more than two miles on a front of seven mile*. The Fourth army has taken more than 1500 prisoners today. The Third army captured more than 500 Germans in the town of Gomlecourt alon*. Crushed Hun Defence With the British Armies in Franco, Aug. 23.-The town ot Meaulte-which was captured by the British .was strongly defended by the Germans but tanks roared up to the lowii and cleared the way for. the infantry which passed thro\igh the place and .pushed forward to .the.Bray-Albert Road. Happy Village to the north of Bray, was the scene of more hard fighting before It was taken. The place was alive with machine guns and honoy-combed by dugouts. It was a hard Job for the British but they finally ac-compllBhed it. After being well mopped up the Germans launched a counter attack and tempororliy succeeded in pushing the British out but the posi tion was taken again soon afterward. There has been more desperate fighting today In front ot Achlet-Le Grand, but with the British force rushing tlirough Gomlecourt the enemy cannot hold out long In this posUion. There also has been severe fighting in the region of MlriSiumont, Beaurgard and Dovecote, Just In front of Mlrau�nont, to which positions the British retired yesterday when the Germans attack'ed with heavy forces, changed han()8 five times. The British now seem to have secured final pos session of this region as other Brit i.^h troops are sweeping around in the rear. There was hard street fighting in Albert, the Germans resisting desperately from houses and barricades, A large number of the-cnemy who resisted were killed In the mopping up, in which bombs-wore dropped linto cellars and dugouts. Troop.'* which passed through the town are now reaching out SATURDAY'S GROCERY SPECIALS CAPT. HUTCHINSOM Former Lolhbrldge mwn who won the Military Cross and who lias been wounded. Very Finest New Potatoes, 7 lbs................................... Finest No. 1 Creamery Butter. KKa%  Per lb................................... DOi. Carnation Mitk (beat on market.) Large size, OC-� 2 tins................................... OOZ Small siie, 3 tins.............................240 Evaporated Loganberries. QCrt 2 pkts................................... OJC W.Tgstaffe's Raspberry Jam, 4 lb. pail ................................ O/C Finest Cooking Onions, 9C/� 5 lbs..................................... ttOQ Finest Cucumbers, 3 for ................................ 25c Finest Tuxedo Baking Powdsr, 16 oz. size............................ Finest Evaporated Apricots, Per lb..............................' Local Grown Tomatoes, Per lb............................... Finest Str.-.wbcrry Jam, 4 lb. pail ............................. Large Cartons P, & G, Naptlia Soap, 10 bars ............................ Finest Transparent Glycerine Toilet Soap, Q Per cake .................................s-vC Finest Canned Lobster, i/^ lb. size ^ Can ................................. 240 25c 20c 99c 75c 33c Deliveries Every Hour CANADA FOOD t30ARD LICENSE NUIVIBER5, 8-29902, G-25I, Phone 313 in the direction of Ihc German stronghold ot Tarahill, Tlio I'resh attacks linmclicd by the British this morninK wcrcj I)nt.h to tlio north and to the south of tlio battle zone wjhich the Ilritish worn fighting yesterday. By this o.\ii'nsion of the front a battle Is now lioiuK fought on a lino nearly thirty miicK long, stretching from a point noiu- tlic. Cojcul river on tlie north tn tiio region well south of llerlevlllo on llio soulii. Soon Give Way Thp enemy undcjMljtidiy will soon give way In spite ol' the heavy forces' lie soeiuH to have concoiurated. The battle Increased in violonco every hour as the British iaiinclind fmssh attacks, A number of new enemy divisions were ' Identifioii in tiio fighting, having been rushed in witli tlie hope of saving something inmi the disaster which threaten.s the Gorman along the whole of this froni. Great Adv-tivo spitter. Alexander ready to loss an Inshoot. Very ladylike. Schupp handles' ball. Cicotto'k peculiar "knuckle" ball hold, Mathewson's grip for iiia famous "fade-away." CENTRALIZE IRK CZECH TROOPS WIN A VICTORY London, Aug, 23.-Lord Robert Cecil, British under secretary for' foreign affairs, announced this evening that reports had been received in London to the effect that the Czecho-Slovak forces in tran�-Baikalia had captured the town of Berchnleudinsck, south of Lake Baikal and had achieved a decided victory against the Bol-heviki forces. Wn.shington, Aug, 23.-.\11 transportation permits for export grain and grain products will lio subject hereafter to the ajiprovai ol' ('. i'::, Spens, manager of inland Iraf ic ol' the food administration. This action w.ts taken jointly by the railroad adniinistvatiou and tho exports control coninilsslou. In order to control more efficiently tho port situation in inevcnting congestion and spcoding up transportation by having ali sliipments go tlirough one channel. Permits will be issued directly as liorctoforo alter receiving the approval of Mr. Spens, who has opened an office in Now York. TEUTON ATTACK Rome, Aug, 23.-Forces of the Central Powers attacked the advanced lines of the Italion front from the lower Monastir to the heights of Malltomorice,s, in Albania, it was officially announced today by the Italian war office. The attack was repulsed by the Italians. LABOR and CAPITAL SIT DOWN TOGETHER Top Row (rtjading from rifht to left).-Sir George Buryij Vice-President, Canadian Pacific JRailway; Geo. K. Wai\c, Vice-President, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Ehginemen; P. F. Backus, General Manfiger, Toronto,. Hamilton & Buffalo Railway; H. Shearer, Michigan Central Railroad; J. M. Mein, Deputy President, Order of Railroad Telegrapliers; S. R. Payne, Otta^va and New lYork Railway; S. J. Hungerford, General Manager, Canadian Northern Railway Eastern Linos; W. V. Turnbull, Vii;e-Pre.sident, International Brotherhood of Maint-inanoc of Way Employees; C, A. Hayes, General Manager, Canadian Government liailways> Eastern Lines. Bottom Row (reading from right to left).-S. N. Berrj", Vice-President, Order of Railway Oonduetors; Ash Kennedy, Asst. Grand Chief Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; D. B, Hanna, Third Vice-PresidentvCanadian Northern R.niiway; Major Q, A. BoH, Acting Deputy Minister, Railways ajid Canals; J. H. Walsh, General Manager, Quebec Ceatral Ruilway-j James Mttrdock, Vice-President, ' Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. Washington, Aug. Today's marine casualty list gives William ^y. Wolaver, Alberta, Canada, wounded. AT THp EMPKESS No more vivid and drannitic story lias over been filmed than tho .screen version of "The Whim" which Lois Weber hag done tor Jewel Productions Inc. and titled "The Price of a Good Time," What niight happen to your daughter, your neighbor's daughter or any city girl is told in a series of startling realistic chapters that no one can afford to miss. "Tho Price of a Good Time" is at the Empress when Mildred I-larris comes to the screen in tho tender role of the ap-pealingly beautiful young saleswoman ot the store of tlie Millionaire whose son attempts to lighten lior burden. fiEECHAM'S quickly help to atrcngtlien tho digestion, stimulate tho liver, regulate the bowels and imnrove tho health by worKing with nature. UriwtSda of ny Madleiaa la tb� Worii. aTCTywiMm. labezM,2Ec. Sat TONIGHT-NO ADVANCE IN PRICES FOR THIS piG FEATURE LOIS WEBER PRESENTING MILDRED HARRIS In the Jewel Seven-Act Super Feature "THE PRICE OF A GQOD TIME'' A Picture Every Father, Mother and Daughter Should See. ALSO HAROLD LLOYD IN COMEDY, CHAPLIN'S ONLY RIVAL. ALSO LATEST SCREEN MAGAZINE. Coming Monday-^"A Modern Lorelie" Here Wednesday^^The Ruler of the Road" Thursday-E�a HaU in "Which Woman?" Friday-"The Co-respondent" r> work tor four yoar� with greater speed, cheaper, and with , only brief and local interrup-tloHB compared to the choked tran-Rportatlon of .neighbortOE countries, to be cited in those foreign countries BBJan example of competont lonB.dl6-tancn operation-and then to be blocked or hampered by labor trouble! This WAS the nnttcliinaX which the C^iUia KaJiwiW War Board, under which all Canadian Railways are operated nowadays, strove to avoid and ilnaUy did overcome by creating, with ttte^saistanoe of the Govern, ment aiid the labor unions, the Railway Uabor Board ot Caiiada. The accompanying photograph wan taken after the meeting between railway labor leaders and the railway manag. ers, at which the neWj Board was llnally fcrrac4 and cotnmi8||Io])ed to '0:dJUBt the appUeatioQ in Canada, of the Me-Adoo Scale of Wages, as well as 'any other controysrstes-^tbat may krise between the workers andMheir oncers,  In tbe picture there are shown not onl)'6 senior esecoilvea of soma of the most poyerful labor organiza. tlons in lUo wtfrld, but an etjaal nmw-' ber of Rreat r;allroad pianaxers, cludlDi; SU- 'ci-.i^iie Oury, the txi/*u operating Vice-Prasldent of the O. P. R., wKese report on ttte railroads ot Russia brought him knighthood. The pictnre was taken In too (Canadian Railway War Board efflms after (his group bad termed the Railway Labor Board of CMada, which will handle In future all railway labor tronbtes an^ will adjust the Mc.^doo scale ot wages to Canada's 147,099 nllwar. eBifioyMB FRIDAY & SATURDAY CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG, AND HER OWN COMPANY PRESENT THE MARIONETTES" ALSO TWO REEL PATTY ARBUCKt!iEC0MeDY..j.B3M inO.. 771923 ;