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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI, LETHBRIDCE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, AUGUST 1918 NUMBER 217 SURROUND BAPAUME IKJN FORCES RETREAT IN HASTE AND CONFUSION BEFORE ALLIES ARRESTS IN FINLAND TOTAL Stcckholrri, numbtr of petfonVirreiied'in Fin- land on account of the insurrec- tion En that up Jo Augutt 19 according to a dis- patch received here today from Helslntforj. Of were ill. Up to Augutt ,17, there had been ionally sentenced'and d It! on a My. Tht-total numbtr ac- quitted was Allies Deny Charges oi Bol- sheviki in a Declaration Just Issued. FIGHTING WITH RUSSIANS AGAINST 'THEIR REA1> ENEMIES Amsterdam, Ine Bolshevlkl minister of irar, Inl a proclamation, published In the Kras- a' Gazette, August 23, the'staTement that the troops' Trere landed 'icT-Slberia to protect the trans as a He, according to n dispatch 'received herd from Berlin (The pr.oc'ajnatfoii folloire ftf I? Aust inemy Forces Disintegrate 3ver a Considerable Area SIKEATSEnM Seattle, Aug Pol towing the breaking off of the1 negotiations lut night between repre of -''the Pacific Steel Company here and employees of the company engag- ed on contract! for Jtfie Emergency Fleet0 a strike was declared aCseve.n o cloche today The declared ihat more th one thouuhd men went but. They demand; pay and working feet i similar ta m ef- ade for a Japanese the general staff Informed the cabinet o! the tallies ilanser threatened rlan from German and Austrian prisoners I thereupon sent and1 British from Moscow to4he Siberian' Hallway vho to conRrm that all the: slalements 'regarding the railway the beBinntng were gossip. This fact is.knpwn .to .Ambassador I rancis Now that the Intencntlon or the' allies "is au accomplished fact, IIic Aoiorfcan has sup liorleililrie. Japanese He. 'According (o tho American nicnt the object of the intervention of the allies IE the aka against Aus- trian Thjs Is a He, just aavwas'iho .Japanese regarding the tlie Siberian Hallway the Germans I Allied. Statement ArchanRcl, Russia, :Aug, 22. An of- ficial nnnouiicement issued today by th j Entente goternmenU in the north crn re'gion of Kussia denies the state- ment recently: made: by Lenlng- Trotiky, rthe- Bolshe.vlkl premier and' respectliely, that Great 'Jlrllaln, France and the United Slates were enemies or "The: allied action, the announcement add was aimed the expulsion of the Uerinana from Russian territory and the aappresslon by force of arnia .ol Brest-LHoysV treaty.- state- ment follows.. Lenme and trolzli IccVru that the British, French -ind Americana "who at Archangel are brigands and they upon the Rua- tian-prplelaffal to fight against (hem of ..who attacked her declaration of -war, "Wo declare, ip. nil Russian: citizens Tor .whom the' welfare. Of Russia. Is ilcar, that' thin Is not true. The Brit Ish, French ''aud Americans, at injcl are alHtu of Rt ssla The) were Inrlteci to landing hers by tho legitimate ind v. Ith UM Complete arid unanimous agree merit on Iho porl of the population "The :government of the northern region fs composed of of th. Which w-as elect en by, the .whOic population of the nor (herii: border. dlilrlct -It comnrlses roprescnlKllves of the municipalities elected by unUer lal This gsveninient has been formed orertarntd hy ihe llIegHlmati Bolihevlkl btforeilhe dwcent of thi formed on (be Inftfa llv 'He en Ctnadltns, ind was erldenll} lit Iho fighting com- inendnf; August 8tb vhea'tHe L'a nadlani mado anch t ripfd IJranct I'lc Freomnn lived. hi: and received his educatloti iri and Is well knoftn lb old Hne rest dents He Is a coisin ot lJttn( Clar Men Are Asking For 60 An Hour Instead of 'lO .Fort Oat., Aug. possibility ot a recurrence of the at.Sko among employes of elevators" at the head of the lakea is being serious, ly. discussed by Iho operators of-ele valors here. The agreement, Into October 10 last year expires i... le-jiber i and Iho men nrfw are as.VTng for sixty cents-! an hour, awarded last year, a half for .over.: double pay on Sundays and statutory holidays It Is hoped tnal some, set tlerhent may be arrived at during the coming week, but one man connected with Uie elevator management filstex today that great, objection to the'number of .alien enemies ;.wrib wlll participate in the projwscd scale which would mean day for cyi Sunday (111 the close of navigailou, IAD FIRE, Canton, OJilo, Aug. irhlch started last ntglilin Klein: and yllel felman Company's store destroyed the. business blocks surrounded by Tos Second Street, Walnut Piedmont Streets, causing a loss tlmated nl cnco Sherlock, f commons earned home rule, Carson locked naj When Premier George wanted 16 tarry home rule, Carson Worked the Ficrj Irrie bur 'great ambassador, ni ngtob' seeks to gulf his country" and' the" millions of-the; Irish race in America by states raarjship and tact, Carson; has'block- ed the jWhen a greater man than ho, in of the president- of-, the Untied states, the true'leader of the world's democracy today, makes his cpnslanl and consistent appeal for the liberties of'.smaH nations, Carbon blocks tho Tiay 'There! is a Carbon admlntstnllon Thtre Is as far as ila Irish Is concerned a Carson admmls IratWn Dow nl.ig Street s long as Carson controls the whole pollcyoIEngland in Ireland 11 wlllbe as hopeful to expect Ireland to return lo her old eitnusjasm for Eag lancVSi fight for llio freedom as (ho Czccho-Slbvaks to fight for Austria or tHd Alsatians to flghl for uhllo (lie spirit of both theso countries (s embodied In Vim Hmdenbiirg and Von Tlrplti 'lisoneis Taken by Biitisii in Past Four Days Now Total is Being Pressed m Region of Ba- paume, Which Soon Must Forcing Huns Back From Vesle. paper -criticisms': show-an. urgent de niand for-reassurance and severa papers plri .theinfallh on-.lhe HInden burg line The Cologne Volts 7eilung a lead ing Calh olio 'exponent of annexations, denounces the "mse acres ,hu In the had >ccn -killed in''action1 In ,lhe recent Corp Cra Igon Is mown been employed by Juiin.Gtlraoitr'fn .his for Ills home was at Del Killed In ac-tlon- Jlacklnlosri; enllsled live years Uonlln: CASUALTIES -U-Cpl. 'Xlucrt (n 'Leihbridgei Pie 1-ouls M Trlles, eiillslcd in 1 olhurlilgo Died of Harrison, IJlalr ii 01 e j III 1V m liootlles'- Maclec-cl Coining-Singer. Ma J. enllsled of.iith, Karrell Uow HlirtdJ Vie, Win. Cliarles .Mac cnllsleil I.ittibHrlgc; J. J. Me Dridc, IxjlhbrMgc, Harold TurncJ, chllst'cil -UfgS Hlver. nest ol kin, Mrs II I) Turner, Cayles Alia i (WanSummary by Associated Extending the Picardy battle 'line far to the north into the Artels sector, the British launched an attack this morning in the Scarpe region cast of Arras This attack may be considered as a new development of the terrific Battle east of the Ancre River which has been going on latt Wednesday The British war office reports goad progress being made in the new attack which was begun in an are? where the Germans held strongly fort .fled lines and whichjwve them for the lastUwo years, South of the Cojeul have seemingly encountered a slight set back, for todays tfcey are fighting west of the regions where the battle was said to be going on yesterday I.'' "1 slowTy fockefe'd Brjti.h FaVrve- vills, a mile anfa half 10 Ute haSTteen taken 'By'tfie Brrtl.h who have passed heyVrid th. 'VlfWt, furtheV Moyer has been taken y Progress en each side of the Somme River is officially reported from London and it is the British are advancing toward Markourt, four miles northeast of Bray There has artillery' activity from Hoye to the Aisne River, according to the French official report, but there Is no mention of new infantry attacks in this vital sector German surprise attacks on thp French lines m the have been repulsed NEAR THE OLD LINE I As the battle stands today, the British appear to be quite near the old Hindenburg line Arras, while they are making an attack directly against it along tht Scarpe River If the attack launched this morning Is successful, It may have a determining effect on the course of the battle farther south, for a German retreat over a wide section might be forced and it would affect the Flanders section to the north, from which the Germans are said to be retiring Between the Olse and the Axne General Mangln is pressing tteadily toward the western extremity pt the Chemln Des Dames Unconfirmed re ports have been received in the American lines along the Vesle that the enemy is withdrawing north of that river toward the Aisne J GAIN OF SIX MILES: Since last Wedne-jday the Germans have been driven eastward'on an average of more trjan four miles toward Bapaume, one of the most i Important points in the salient More than German prisoners already have been counted and the enemy losses in prisorers are said to be tn excess of the Hrittsh casualties. Unofficially trie number af pris- oners Is placed On most of the front the British have pushed the Germans from the high so_ necessary for defense The enemy likewise has been forced from much of the "crater country' the old Somme battle field of 1916. This has opened up new opportunities for the tanks and cavalry Allied airplanes continuously attack troop concentrations and strategic centres behind the GeVman lines If the enemy figured on gaining the Hindenburg line and there finding secure positions from which to beaf v off attack, hit plans may be upset by the rapidity with which the British have progressed toward BuUecourt If Inside the Hindenburg defenses Bullecourt, the' British have a good path toward Cambra? Premier says the fortunes of war nave been definitely d'clded owing to the victories of the last six weeks Austro-Hungarjan eoldiers been by the allies at two different points on the main battle line but there are no Indlicatlont that the Austrian v aid Is in great force x Comparatively taking Italian's report the repuise 6f Austrian attacks against advance posts aldng the FLAG sor, danidlan, farmer a< Badger, s Age of (200 In provincial pollco court today for cunlng ttia British Cjjtary, The num- ber of men; who took advarUje of amneify under the Service Act, .It itattd by an ofllclal of the military polite de be "terribly tmill." It l< rfporud that many of the dcHnqutnts In the fwtJlllft Irj Paris, Auo. bom-.r bardments In the regions or Roye and 'he 'Ailette Rivers are reported In the official ment issued by Ine War Office" to day. The text c-f the statement reads: "Two. German, surprise attacks In the Vosges were with out result and we took prisoners ANOTHER PRISONERS British Headquarters' In France, Aug. British' troops yesierdiy took': an. other 1500 prisoners' and mfcde ther captures of guna, trench mor< tars nnd niachlrie guns Field Mar shal Kaig's farces swung forward AS far as Longuevaf In their a4- Vance north of the Somfae, NEW ADVANCES With the British Forces In France, Aug troops In their new the Arras front .tnli morning are to have entered town