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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETilBRlDGli, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1918 NUMBER 218 LINE HUN LEADERS HOPELESSLY ENTANGLED IN EXPLANATIONS SUNK OFF CANADA A Canadian1 Aug. crew of tnir'new fishing schooner arrived here, at noon today' on board an- other vessel, reporting that their ihlp by, a submar- ine yesterday morning on .the fishing grounds off this coatt. Allied Foices aie Within Striking Distance Now of Once-Famous Hmdenburg Line. 1 Wilh The British Army in France, Slondsjv Aug. Press) extension of the Britt h line north of the Sca-pe brought the attackers to within striking distance of a good part of the Hindenburg line, Vach ot.which is open country.-with the terrain and roads in excellent cop- dltlori foMhe'irloycment oE lanks and f ThB-'-Brillsh-mnde steady. progress again (odav, espeeiall> on tlic new tion O'L Ihe front iroand JJaiwunie and the Somrae -Gertnai resist Warn i it 1s beginning Jo look as-1f the enem> 1s fighting guard attions'with the hope of noldlng up the British until he cjin-move his material to the rear; No German divisions been identified in tha recent fighting The strategy of the German high com rtiand now Is to leave bitlcrcd rllV'a Ions. to.figh't'rear guard actions anil a largo part of tlu remnants qj these formatters chaw ti to pieces W the British flre v Make a Stand to the Fern ie, sail sfact ion eems to exist aiiionE" the miners ol and the" pirop laced hefora tliein. by' the officials v-lio met .the oiienUoiV .at Calgary jst ah "effort secure the ntrodaction of the single shift ein m Ihe mines at Fernie and "Michel pp2rs (hat the proposition uas from ttie Neal 'oal Co, and" w sub tauce that single shift would, he. granted pro Tided to n-orkciu one oom hat two worked 'he company hcldsout for this Hy grounds tnat would necessarj in order to kejp op prd ductlon. rTho miners: hey cbineod that' placing. of three men in a room amounts to a" reduction n wages to which are onposed The propoallwri jiresentcd was Goiieral vUidendorft perhaps some-'plans to. .hiakc a stand to lias (he th'o preaent line is, saving Svhatnicii he can for.tliat purpose. I would not be surprising if tlic encm> mtcnrtctl a stlft defense somewhere on av1inc gcneralt> run iilng north and south through Peronnc Tficrc vaa hard light.lie (odnf aroun are on the llln Company Wants to Work Three Men in a Room and Miners Oppose It DEFEABBY1 German Leaders Hard Pressed to Explain the i.' 1 petreat to the People urned the -local and Michel did the fame thing Stinda; A oint meeting of the locals has confirmed Iho ot the tab in i ar'ate action and'have resolved to put, he proposition before the district of icera thui making It a general action nsteod'ot a local only :he two camps. American Forces in Camp at Vladivostok Bolshevik! Force-Peasants to Vladivostok, Aug. American forces which have hecn landed- here are in camp aa the of the American locomotive works iu the outskirts of Ihe city, Th6. Jap- anese are established in the commer- cial school, which, la located bluff overlooking the harbor. People arriving recently from Kha- barovsk report thai ihoi.BclshBvlki. since voluntary enlistments have ed, aru augmenting thelv strength; by tlrafticiE peasants from tho Ussiir coimtrv Co Back and prisoners of war also have tieen'nmccd nmXs Negotiations between Guieral Ilor ih uead of the jirovisranal Slberisn m Ihe cast and the Omsk. soverjuuent virtually deadtocKed An agreement hetween them has'been prevented by failure of each sldtf offer, Defeat Bolshewki r Pekin Aug- jn-command of a force of CzechOrSlf? %aks numTfering eral ha: attacked and defeated a Magyar Bol eviRi force at flic toun was taken and manj_pri8 includinc a. large sterdamttAu6. German xperts ure hopelessly at odds try-, explaicvthe present situation on ie western Vfront. Twice each day ud end orrT's co rnmunicatlor.s an- ounce bul a ce at the map each aiicces; ve location .mentioned as Uia scene lies a few mites eastward This, 'says.' the Hamburg Nachrit- iien'g mHitao', expert "is sign f "th'e cnemjv' hecausc it sfioirs is atte.mpts 1 to liierce the German rout liave failed and that he seeks, to ubstttuie width for depth." He further rgues the earlier Gerniaa at- forestalled the ncmy and :now even if the Garmans losiog ground, it Is no bat mcreli- ilio of earlier lo si's A Frank Arfm tston ivpund.d wer> tiken The Japanese In strengthen! Chinese frontier made the r> th aiiacl Raymond Trip The board of trade'. to set as many people at powlblt for the trip to Raymond diitnct tomorrow who intend go- ing should notify D. E. or Secretary Oliver of the board of It thst as large a party as be gathered together The autoi will at the Herald office for 'the stirt at two o'clock. The, rain during fhtf night did not litlerfefL.vtllh tho British advance'for Iho operations now arc dn hard ground Thti rain put Iho Germans at a dig those In crat- er holes with machine guns as many e-f the boles were tjuned into rradd' as Ihe rain oi British Fionas look the alra'rid contln- tied their attack upon the enemy troops Tanks again dtslln themselves bj overwhelming Ihe concentra i of machlae guns delated the art vince. i CANmOATEFOR MP, for iwmtf flmo (he Toronlo board 6f control his an of bccinilng a year Washington, Ayg can bubmaHnc number 209, operating was mlitakcn for "a tubrnarine by a merchant off Fire Island, New York, earfy 1hfc morning and to the bottom Seventeen ot the crew, Intruding the comitfiinder and the executives officer, are milting The merchant sfifp the Am- erican steamer Fjellx.Tauiilgl Anjsierdam, Aug. --to sortie time past have been rounded by orders of the governmenL Irip ions parts of Hungary, according I a Bndape t report to thu Jewi h co reapondence bureaus 'Streets barricaded and Jews were dragge' to pnson These measure3t espeda were declared against the Jew in Gabea from whotn large amA'un ot monej were taken by the police a a special tax after which they Wcr escorted to the fronlicr, are not wholl" Xeitung's critic who that it 15 the Ger man scheme tnal lid gone wrong m fiiccess ully evaded' both the German plan NIO; tic, up and. split the enemy reserres fc'as He saya inci lenlally that American aid "has hap- pened to flow somewhat freer than nticipateil und Marshal Foch i? there ly able to deliver his blow. It is no longer a fight for lines but !or deep this critic says and the ask of' (he German army is to destroy ,he enemy's forces within these zones. iio insists the strategic success will )e denied MarshalFoch because the preliminary conditions for success are lacking, but. the batUe, lie thinks, will continue for a long time. Another Lin? The German Tages Keitung follows another lino_ of thought anil believes British Find Bapauhie Empty of Beyond Old Positions Occupied Befoie of Germans Astude the Scarpe Continue More Prisoners [hat _ few "days must show that Marshal Foch needs breathing price, as. strategically he has already lost the battle and the enemy's losses are enormous. The rsord" Deulsche Mlgoiueiiie cryptically, explains the gain Mr Tbe.foltOTfSnj: reports been received PlNCHCR CHEEK, I'incher Creek, August is CM early to be able lo gfve fa accurafs Imafr 01 the crop yield In this i Irict yet Is lurnlnfout well, however. Chas Djsorf finished cutting a field of M and 1W acres Ot fall wheat which should go between 30 and ,'S tnxtMls bsn McLean also hu Held uhlct will average up well There has been no th whine vet-Vany SarnUrs lifted'to use mOweri with for catching in6 griln Ins Amsterdam, Aug. are'persistent rumors from a man Source, says the: Frontier correspondent' -of the Telegraaf, that a.Germah battalion.being or- dered to the front unanimously re- fused to go, whereupon every was. shot. The others then gave'.up.their resistance. grain Ins been Inures! oil Whsa new _lveifroni twenty to thfrly bushe! Ah acre 'and Instances ire heard c xpocled Ihlrly ftvp and forlj IcldS. Or.iin (lllert out better than fist year and will nearly all grado Xo L As it largo percentage of the s were seeded on- summerfallon breaking Ihe farmers of tho dls The resulls obtained condnsheK proti-that by proper farming methods 1 pij fag crop can rai ed en without a drop rjf rain during the C. P. R Engineer in Daring tea Repnmand and Commission Winnipeg, Snen ccr, one of unown locotnotiv engineers.- running (he Canadiai Pacjfic between and ivorth Bend before joining th colors on tnc oytbrdak of war Is crci itcd with haying, the aid of h: mpn, a train from the ruau'lines on'the French front -an bringfns It lo tbe British line Boldlera looking on JV-ire until loo late uliat was hnp pqnlns Tito train was loaded wit large calibre shells and other mnn lions Tho mUenlure was carried on without tho knowledge of Spencer olhcere ant) accordlrg to Ihe hsrocclrild: a .severe.- reprimand for doing sucn th ngs orders and gtven commission and now a whole section of French Patisl Aug. 27, f Roye. -French troops have captured i season It lushed through the'town of Mont Auban, three miles north if the Somrae and the wood near that place, cached LongueValj says.v --L.- c London, Aug. (Canadian Dispatch from Reuters Limited) Oebeny s ar-ny advanced on a Trent of eight miles to a deptf of thiee miles, capturing Roye, AN AMERICAN ATTACK With the American on the Vesle Front Aug (Aiioclated p m troops today attacked the in the region of Sazoches, three west of Slmultaneoui.y the Germans attacked the American linei at Fismette, about a mile of Fismca Infantry fightmgjnjhejoutsk.rts of Bazoches still is contmurng. The Americans at presenfate KoTdlng the upper hand s (War Summary by the Associated Smashing through the German lines in the battlefield Northern Picardy, the Bntitn troops have reached western and northern out skirts of Bapaume. The official statement Issued at London today shows progress but ,t is continued almost every part of the line from Crols lies, far to the to well the Somme River The British are advancing toward Beugnates, two and a half miles northeast of Bapaume Nearer Ihe Somme River they have moved east ward along the difficult around that borders that stream They are n. ported east of Suzanne, Which Is situated on the northern bank of ths river and are closing In on Oompirre, which may be the pivot of the Ger- man lines couth of the Somme In the direction of Chaulnw. FRENCH ADVANCE French troops are once more advancing near Roye, successes neaf St a mile southwest of being recorded v Many German counter attacks were repulsed Tn thti region Between the Alletie and the Aisne the French have repulsed German counter attacks and have advanced their line nearly three quarters of a mile in the district east of Bagneux This advance should bring Genei'al 'Mangin's army neartyrnorth of the town of Juvlgny There is little Indication, however, that the German armies are mcralfced In the battle thai is gojng: on from Arras to Solssont At every poini they teem to be fighting savagely and to be forcing the Brit sh French to extend the limit This real stance V ems to especially vigorous in the region of Croisllles and farther north between the Cojeul and Scarpe Rivers, N HtNDENBURG LINE On one section'of the battfefrtnt, ;the OrHish are oh the Kindenburp line but apparently have not progressed east of it on a.ny of the frOnU any great width 1 Additional prisoners have been taken by the British, who alsa have increased their captures and machine guns. The lostti are stlU heavy, t Each extension northwsrd.of (he fighting Itnrs adds to the difficulties 'and dangers of the Germans within th> Picardy salient An advance of several mffes south of Scarpe winning the H'ndenbur0 line a front of any width would oytffank virtually all the German gains in Picardy this year t Behind the advancing Brit.fthjlne astride the Scarpe are the hilts around Arras from Which of guns pour a devastating fire tne bard pressed Several mites In the of Hindenburg tine east cf Is a known as the Qjeirrte Drocourt switch line How formidable) this n, fs uncertain uiefulncM of Bapaume n base has been fost to the M (he British artlUery" had it under range for severaf Particularly bitter fighting marks the British progress around Bapaume 6n thi southern wing the aritith have taken several mart towns eatt of Albert and attnde the Australian (roopi are on thnd Ho Ofrmsris nmaln In sayj the turreipcnd cut of.Ls llw Vrrtlstt front hnj UK nltM wflleti msrk MrrfritM ttdttr.' A tt-4l illsns wiio the neir offensive esal of Arm who Wsicxrf Ydschy U tU ftiStit