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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME AUGUST 1918 NUMBER 217 SURROUND BAPAUME EAT IN HASTE BEFORE ALLIES ARRESTS IN FINLAND TOTAL Allies Deny Charges of sheviki in a Declaration Just FIGHTING WITH RUSSIANS AGAINST THEIR REAL ENEMIES the Bolshevlki minister of in a proclamation published in the Kras uaya August characterizes the statement that the troops were landed in Siberia to protect the trans Siberian Railway as a according to a dispatch received here from The proclamationofTrotzky follows April preparat Jons were belnfinade for a Japanese landing in the Japttneie general staff informed the cabinet of the allies that danger threatened the Railway from German and Austrian I thereupon sent American and British representatives from Moscow to the Siberian Railway were officially to confirm that all the statements regarding the railway in the beginning wero This fact is knpwn to Ambassador Now that the intervention of the allies is an accomplished the American government has sup ported the Japanese According to the American state ment the object of the intervention of the allies is to help the CzechoSlov aku against risings of German Aus trian prisoners of is a Just the Japanese statement regarding the menace to the Siberian Railway by Allied Statement of ficial announcement issued today by tin Entente governments in the nbrth ern region of Russia denied the state ment recently made by Lenine andt Bolshevik premier and that Great France and the United States enemies of The allied military the announcement add was aimedat the expulsion of the Germans from Russian territory and the suppression by force of arms of the BrestLUoysk The state ment follows Lenine and Trotzky declare that the French and Americans who disembarked at Archangel are brigands and they call upon the Rus sian proletariat to fight against them as enemies of who attacked her without a declaration of We declare to all Russian for whom the welfare of Russia is that this is not The Brit French and Americans at Arch angel are the allies of They were invited to make a landing here by the legitimate government and with complete and unanimous agree ment on the part of the Thfl government of the northern region Is composed of members of tho constituent assembly wnich was elect aid by the whole population of the nor thern border It comprises also representatives of tha and municipalities elected by univer sal This government has been formed and was overturned by vhe illegitimate Bolshevik before the descent of the It was formed on the initia tive ol the league for the regeneration of Russia which reunites representa tives of all the political rec ognizing the constituent assembly as the only rightful Russian allies were called to Russia by the only legitimate and representa tive authority for the of mili tary action lu THE WBATHEB 85 Low 60 featured show ginsrally number of m Fin land on account of the Insurrec tion In that country up to August 19 was according to a dis patch received today from Of this total were Up to August 17 there Had been persona uncondit ionally sentenced and con The total number ac quitted was STRIKE AT SEATTLE lowing the breaking off of negotiations last night between representatives of the Pacific Coast Steel Company here and employees of the company engag ed on contracts for jthe Emergency Fleet a strike was declared at seven oclock The employes declared that more than one thousand men went They payand working similar to those in ef fect in the A NAVAL POLICY Canada To Soon Take Uteps Re garding a Permanent Policy minister ofmarine and on his return from Great stated that Hhe overseas visit of the cabinet ministers had beena strenuous all cerned and very far from being a joy So far as he personally was the visit had been utilMted to confer with the British on points and policies of farreaching Bal In one said the government is near coming to a decision In regard to the perman ent naval policy of the As to the Uboat peril to Can Ballantyne said As far as my information there are only one or two Uboats operating on this aide of the At He stated that he had discussed the matter with the British ad with the result thatsteps of which I am at liberty to speak were being taken to ob viate all danger from this Enemy Forces Disintegrate Over a Considerable Area have en tered most dramatic era of the war with such startling sudden nest that It it Difficult to realde the full extent of possibilities says Reuters correspondent at British headquarters in describing the situation It Is a stag gering fact that since yesterday morning the enemy has simply dis integrated over a considerable It is five months ago this very Sunday that the German legions were swarming across the region overwhfch they are now retiring before the British forces which probably do not number one quar ter of the which opened the kaisers whsrl the Inner history of these opera tions can be jwrljWn the economy of man power by which such great results accomplished reveal onei if the most strik ing features of brilliant general Cavalry patrols are reported to have entered Sapaumc and Thll Crolsseles Is reported to have been taken and it Is report ed that troops are in the fringe of Bullecourt Carson Blocks Every Move for Is Charge Made By Now the request of John chairman of the Irish Na tionalist OConnor has sent to America a reply to the recent address forwarded tp President Wil son by Sir Edward the Ulster and head of the war aims com Having traversed some of the torical statements contained in the Carson OConnor com plains that while mentioning the al leged SinnFein proGerman Sir Edward omits to mention that he and his assistants before the lu speeches and in declar ed that they would prefer the rule of the German emperor to home rule and that he and his friends were supplied from Germany with fifty thousand rifles which they still hold for the now as before the of making war upon an act of the Bri tish OConnor further charges that it was Sir Edward Carsons rebel movement which precipitated the war by creatingin the German mind that England would be too embarrassed by ELEVATOR EMPLOYES Men Are Asking For 60 Cents An Hour Instead of 40 Still another oldtime residents family has been made the victim of the Commissioner and Freeman this afternoon received wopl that their Clarence Ormond who was reported about ten daya ago as having been wounded in bad died ot wounds in a French Freeman leU tethbridge about seven years at the time of enlisting was in New He en listed with the and was evidently In the heavy mencing August 8th when the Ca nadians made such a Freeman life and j received his education and Is well known to old time resi He is a cousin of Clar ence who was killed in an aeroplane accident the other His wife and family are residing In Great Falls at the present Fort possibility of a recurrence of the stNko among employes of elevators at the head of the lakes is being serious ly discussed by the operators of ele vators The agreement entered into October 10 last year expires Sep tember 1 and the men are asking for sjxty cents an instead of forty cents awarded last with time and a half for over time and double pay on Sundays and statutory It Is hoped trial some set tlement may be arrived at during the coming but one man connected with the elevator management stated today that great objection was raised to the number of alien enemies who will participate in the proposed scale which would mean 13 a day for every Sunday till the close of BAD which started last night In Klein and lief felman Companys store destroyed the business blocks surrounded by Tus Second Walnut and PJeJniout causing loss tlmated at MOOSE JAW FAIR Moose The Moose Jaw fair board at Its mooting last night decided to hold a fair next This years fair was tUijuv doned and the directors now realise their considering tlit nil other fairs HI ethar Western cities were 4 tfie Ulster rebellion to enter the OConnor contended that it was the action of Carson when holding up home rule and preaching the doctrine of revolution and accepting a place in the that transformed Ireland from an enthusiastic supporter of the war to its present attitude of sullen He concludes words In every avenue lending to peace the formidable figure of Sir Edward Carson blocking the When Sir Edward Grey tried to pur suade Oernijyiy to desist from loosing the that have deluged the world In the shadow of Carson prom ising a distracted and impotent Eng haunted and deranged the kai sers When the British In elec tion after signified their de sire to give Ireland and England Sir Edward Carson blocked the When the house of commons tjvfce carried home Carson blocked the When Premier LloydGeorge wanted t6 carry home Carson blocked the Every time our great ambassador at Wash ington seeks to bridge over the gulf between Ills country and the millions of the Irish race in America by states manship and Carson bas block ed the When a greater man than in the person of the president of the United the true leader ot the democracy makes his constant and consistent appeal for the rightsand liberties of small Sir Edward Carson blocks the is a Carson administration There is as far as its Irish policy is a Carson adminis tration In Downing So long as Carson controls tho whole policyotEngland in Ireland it will be us hopeful to expect Ireland to return to her old enthusiasm for Eng lands fight for the worlds freedom as to expect the CzechoSlovaks to fight for Austria or the Alsatians to fight for while the spirit of both these countries is embodied in Von Hindenburg and Von SUNK SEVEN PISHING VESSELS en fishing boats have been sunk by the same Three of them were of Dutch The crews of the destroyed boats have been landed The craft was fishing a few miles outside of what has been Known as the free BOMB TURK CAPITAL hostile air squadrons attack d Constantinople Wednesday says a Turkish official statement received here DULL APATHY IN TO FIERCE ANXIETY Germany Now Fighting For Sheer Say Ger man Papers Dull apathy is giving Way to Intfinse accord ing to reports from Berlin received at The says the Daily Jtfail cor the Dutch News telogrnrn from Karlsruhe on Friday to the Frankfort a cqpy been received says that ten British airmen bombed Karlsruhe at 9 oclock that Most of lie bonjbB fell In the open resulting in considerable damaga to private dwellings in one Niue were killed and six Five of tue ac to the were destroy FINED FOR CURSING FLAG Thomp farmer a flue of in provincial police court today for cursing the British paper criticisms show an urgent de mand for reassurance and several papers pin their faith on the Hinden burg The Cologne Volks a lead ing Catholic exponent of denounces the wise acres ever had been foolish enough to believe that there were war aims outside Ger Germany is no longer fighting for Belgium or the paper But for its sheer Great battles are going It is a battle upon the glacis the fortress called We stand alone and have no help to expect from any The military critic of the Nieue Courant of The whose enthus iasm previous German victories been thinks it poss ible that the Germans may bo forced to the Rhine if Marshal Poch does not give them time to gain a secure posi tion on the Hindenburg KILLED IN ACTION Former Lethbridge Casualties On The List has been received by friends in the city that who enlisted early in the hart been killed in action in the recent Cralgon is well known having been employed by John Gilnjonr In his bakery for five His home was at Pel OTHER CASUALTIES Killed In Albert enlisted in Le th bridge Louis enlisted in Diedof IJlair I Seriously Ma cleoil unlisted next of Bow Island Charles Mac enllsletl Me Lothbridge Harold enlisted High next or Prisoners Taken by British in Past Four Days Now Total is Being Pressed in Region of Ba Which Soon Must are Continuing Forcing Huns Back From Summary by Associated Press Extending the Picardy battle line far to the north into the Artois the British launched an attack this morning in the Scarpe region east of This attack may be considered as a new development of the terrific battle east of the Ancre River which has been going on since last The British war office reports good pVogress being made in the new attack which was begun in an area where the Germans held strongly fort if led lines and have been held by them for the last two South of the CojeulRiver the British seemingly encountered a slight set for todays reportsshow tfesy are fighting west of the where the battle was going on BAPAUME IN A POCKET V LBourne bflng Pocketed br a mile and a half to the northwet has been taken by the British who have passed beyohd the whlfjH town further north of Moyer has been Progress on each side Of the Somme River Is officially reported from London and It is said that the British are advancing toward fOur miles northeast of There haa artillery activity from Roye to the Alsne according to the French official but there is no mention of new infantry attacks in this vital German surprise attacks on the French lines in the Vosges sector have been NEAR THE OLD LINE 1 As the battle stands the British appear to be quite near the old Hindenburg line south of while they are making an attack directly against it along the Scarpe If the attack launched this morning is it may have a determining effect on the course of the battle farther for German retreat over a wide section might be forced and it would affect the Flanders section to the from which the Germans are said to be Between the Oiee and the Aisne General Mangln Is pressing steadily toward the western extremity of the Chemln Des Unconfirmed re ports have been received In the American lines along the Vesle that the enemy is withdrawing north of that river toward the GAIN OF SIX MILES Since last Wednesday the been driven eastwardon an average of more than four miles toward one of the most important points In the More than German prisoners already have been counted and the enemy losses In prisoners are Mid to be 1n excess of the British Unofficially the number of pris oners is placed at On most of ths front the British have pushed the from the high ground sonecessary The enemy likewise has been forced from much of the crater country marking the old Somme battle field of This opened up new opportunities for the and Allied airplanes continuously attack troop concentrations and strategic behind the German If the enemy figured on gaining the Hindenburg line and there finding secure positions from which to beat off his plans may be upset by the rapidity with which the British have progressed toward If inside the Hindenburg defenses around the British have a good path toward Premier Clemenceau says the fortunes of war have been definitely decided owing to the victories of the last six AustroHungarian soldiers have been taken prisoner by the allies at two different on the main battle but there are no indications that the Austrian aid is in great Comparatively heavy fighting is taking place in The Italians report the repulse of Austrian attacks against advance posts along the ARE STILL num ber of men who took advantage of the amnesty under the Mili tary Service is stated by an official of the military police de partment to be terribly It Is reported that many of the delinquents are hiding In the foothjUf arid the bom bardments in the regions of Roye and between the Allette Rivers are reported in the official state ment issued by the War to The text of the statement reads German surprise attacks in the Vosges were with out result and we took ANOTHER PRISONERS British Headquarters In British troops yesterday took an other 1500 prisoners and made ther captures of trench mor tars and machine Field Mar shal Haiga forces swung forward as far as Longueval In their ad vance north of the NEW ADVANCES With the British in troops In their new drive on the Arras front morning are reported to have entered the town of Won chy Le Prsux and to have captur ed Orange FIGHTING AT HENINIT reported proceeding at The lines of starting with Fampouc on the Scarpe fol Guemape ejist of Tavreuili Eau west of andCarnoy and then to the Somme just to the weet of There Is little change south of the except that tho British line has bsen Improv ed to the east of GERMAN STATEMENT via German headquarters today sued the following statement There have qaen successful fore field fightings southwest of On both of Baileull and north of the Labaasee Canal we repulsed enemy partial before our Between Arras and the Somme British continued their ait Strong Infantry led by tanks were thrutt forward in the early morning between Neu vtleVUasse and They collapsed with heavy losses before our Our posts standing in Leger according to on their fighting lines east of the Enemy were RETIRE FROM VESLE With the American Army in from various that the Ger withdrawing north of the owing to continued sure along the French llh ;