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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta LBTHBH1DGE, ALBERTA.AVKUNESUAY, AUGUST 28. 1918 FRENCH CAPTURE CHAULNES AND BRITISH PRESS TOWARD Germans No Longer Have Forces Capable of Meeting The Canadians Effectively D CiJidian I'ress Correspondent) 'With The Canudla'uv Forces, Aug. casualties during.O.c day of tho balllo of Arras were light, betas less than, the total number of our prls oners. Tills was. especially BO on our right, where Hie chief- obstacle was overcome by-1 a .turning movement. Xeuville-Vilasse-Uius'talling. into our 'Allied Forces aie Making hands with no .he formidable position of I e Preus tobk a heavier ,lpll. Casualties on the opening day .were Iv because Ihe whole thing wa.i a com [llele surprise Captured Gerruau doc Substantial Advance m Campaign in Siberia Now. .BOLSHEVIKI RETREAT IN'FACC OF ALLIED AND JAP. PROGRESS umems muicaie umt uu i.-. tn iti nun 1 umenls indleale thai an in thi untimely- drawn from their schools With sure feet he goes fvom victory to victory. Ml this maltca for. ii'ht casualties. Thereafter the en- emys-iesiai nee stiffens. He gathers Ills reserves and concentrates tho ar tillcrv to do EO he uiust expose himself on another part of the crutol) ling front. Stretcher Parties Suffer Casualties among stretcher parties evacuating the vvouuded from our cen- ter and right were disproportionately heavy because enemy waa-able, ti bring to bear a heavier fire over captured ground from his artillery position north ot the Scarpe. The Canadian ambulances carried on wit! SUNK; BY A SUB A' Canadian AUanlTc Port, Aug. Newfoundland three- masted schooner Blanca was cap- tured and sunk by a German sob- 'marine on Saturday night. Her crew was landtd here today. The schooner was" bound from Brazil to a Canadian port with a cargo of tobacco. A R t London, Aug the Us suri front north of Vladivostok the- Bolshevik! have, retired six miles before a general advance by all the allied forces accord Ing to reports received in Shang rial and transmtted by Reuters 'American and Japanese troops the advices add, are entraining for ihe Ussuri front f froimtN 'rent, it is add ed, it rijeaare owing to the fact Japanese have liken the preparation of inform! tion from the Czechs Jap- -inese are said to be extremely reticent I Japanese'. Fighting Friday, Aug. ciated Semen- off, the anti-Bolsheviki leader, has crossed the Siberian frontier and retaken MitiMHki station, wist o'f Manchuli, capturing pris- oners. -The Japanese troops are engaged wilh the Bolshevik! .near Uauria. It Is .reported allies fiave lak-n dver the oper of the railways. Sign Treaty Aug. 2S.-German and Russian plenipotentiaries Tuesday recording lu an official lelcgrarii from signed tb'ree treaties supple uicnlar; to the Brest UloTsli lreal> Tho new-treaties include a treaty fcunnlenienUng the treaty of peace us well %as .a financial agree inenl and one dealing with Ihe civi law The tieatlM nrc Hie results o negotiations which havo been goln on in Berlin for several weeks lie- tween-the fjcrmanfl and Russians .The treaties''we're slgncd-at1 tho Ger- man ministry of'foreign .affairs Important Capture Amslcrd-im, Aug allied oc rupitlon ot KOUas On Ihe Dilna Ilher foiilheast of Archangel, .which Is re- ported lo the German way of Vavdoc and CJinsllp.nla Is regarded liy them as important as it shows tbat two thirds of the dlslonce-from Arch- angel lo Vialka has been covered by the Entente forces. In addition, Koala's Is R branch railway line, with Vlatka which Is half way between .Vologda nnd Perm, on the great north Itusslan tnmk line. Tho Cologne points out that the plan lo effect a jimlloii wilh Iho Czech o Slovaks ii Ekaterinburg ITS miles Southeast of Perm, is a good ilcal neirer realization H professes inability to understand how Kolli- vw "cc as Ihe latest-official In formation from the goveiitncnt jnadc 11 appear lhat all was going.well for the.Holshcvlkiaii that region, follows the usual warn'ngs to com mandcrs for vigilance ;alia .tenacity, .his keenness by successive blows. '.His- intelligence service (or. tho moment at least seems to have broken It is likewise impossible to animate tired troops aud IHinned ranks with the pint of die In the last ditch On the other hand of Ihe Canadian force is po with tho Ideas of its invincibility ana with pride w'leu the beloved forcejs1 lion orcd being emplojea ns'pirted ihock troops and thus as he goes ovr the top he is certain lefore hind of because he knows that the eneni) cannot any longer pu( into the field units capable ot resisting lite Ho pities even the "tripphng prison o-called services. .Take The modern which mcan he army service, corps army irghU on petrol. .housauds and thousands of jring up amniunillon, rations and all ihe needs ot the fighting line and-lo each man a driver and a spare man Lo carry the driver is wounded U is not easy gettiiig round-a mudd.v battle field. ,thfl too conspicuous rao'tor car Is tabooed, but are everywhere fare H noihini and the transfer privilege unlimited on this particular lorrj wero several men going eagerlj fo ward to fill gaps in the ranks Sui deuly a shell burst lo ttie lcft_and af other to the right Germans Anxious to Substi- tute Brest Tiealv lor One That Will Give Them Aid Against England in Future Copenhagen Aug Associated v! the Drest-Lit- ovsk peice treat> which shall secure for, Germany. an.iailiance wilh Russia ind the Asiatic block attached to Rus- sia is aflYocated-by George Bernhard, polltkal writer in the Vossiche Keit- ung of Berlin After declaring that all the German offers of peace have jeen rejected by Great Britain, the writer savs 'Their- acceptance can he counted on only It EugUrd position on the political Uiess board, is rendered sncli that there is no i-ource for her but that ot acceptance- The rilal.idea of llio new policy roust'lience be toward Iho'creation pl_a group oC powers iftlch wort tfl ea> conceming-'-'BnsIlsb .ef torts either to c-urj; on the war o German Writer Says Nation is Facing the Severest Tost Of All Amsterdam, Aug. German _riny and nation now face dark.htmrs. May God protect the Fatherland." con- cludes an nrtlfle by General Von Ar- deune in the" DusselflorH Xachrichten f Tuesday. "The period from August 20 to _i has been one of the trying tests of this hardest of Ihe critic con- tinues. But he thinks the Germans have stood the test magnificently am, compares' certain isolated actions vim the stand of Leonldasal Thermopylae, ft General' Von Aricnne. speaks ot measires r of -vvhich It is: not yc I tier- _ riiltted1' to and which will aiu the (SermSnVin reffinitos the initiative and recouping ..heiressesHe docs HUN NAVAC LOSS Copenhagen, Aug is re ported by the authorities in Jut land that for the few dayi th- bodies of 130 have bten washed ashore on the western coast of Jutland The au thontit- th.t it has-been sub ttantiatcd that the marines were on German destroyed, which likely were lost durlno an ment, or by com nd. into contact with minet. FAILIO AGREE All Operators of C. P R. Com- ____. ,1 MMI mercial OffiCei Will v Walk! Out Calgary, Aug 28 Negolia lions between the commercial telearaphert and the represents lives of the wfilch were Initiated early today have failed and the general chalrrrian, Thom as of Montreal, has s-nt a telegram (o the chairmen of local bodlei throujnout the Dominion advising them of the failure and o( the fact that 11 a'f ock, Winnipeg time, Thursday morning beep as the hour for a walk-out. Deliberately Kill The Survivors From a Liner They Had, Sunk London, Aug. sinking of the French steamer. Lyd- iana oft Ihe north coast of Spain on July 1G shows tbat the crew of the German Eiibznnrine deliberately riiu'rd ercd most of the ,thlrtv eight pertons lost There were onl> eight survivors out of the forty-sis of the am passengers on board. The submarini torpedoed the-vesscl wlthput.'warnln.g killing several of the crew: While-a boat was'beinK.lowered from the Ves sel n second torpedo etruci; boat was torn from its davits buUsh kept her keel. Seeing thjs, the subnlar Ine rammed n'er. and cut her in'two The enemy then turned' and' ramme A second boat .which had ed successfully. A'young twentj three one of Ihe passenger was thrown high in the air impact and Instantly killed. lain of tht vessel was killed same crash. The Germans endeavbrei lo sink a. raft carrying the remainin IIMIS CHUCl w I i..J ".f. ,antl at the peacf conference or, at not believe Ihe offensive will speedily In the matte-of conducting economic warfare No German longer', denies tho! the Brest I treaty, of peace is the'chief obstacle to the formation of such a group admits that the treaty cannot be annulled hut he lays stress on thi, view recently outlined Solf tho German minister for colon- ies lhat the t.'a' '2 only a frame to in tho future, and adds: "Tho :originally-planned commun- ity of interests of tho border states with German) is of subsidiary ini- npilanco comiiarcd with the absolute- lv necessary relationship ,between cririan'y and Kussla and'the Asialic ock atlaUieil lo Hussia, of reilins new kingdoms, at this cri- cal' time we should .concern; our- elvel with the laying of the founda- lon fOr i Luropean alliance nations ithout which Ihe League of Nations t tie entire world which has been dyocated by many would bo nothing mt, a1 deceptive label for Anglo-Saxon orld domination says that the original idea f Jbe Ireatj vias that the .conccs- urvivors one of Palis, Aug. (Associated Piess) The German retreat on the Somme battlefield has become precipitate. The French fust and thud armies aie at no point losing contact with the enemy. The Fiench aie inflicting he'avy losses on the retieating Geimans. Paris, Aug. 28-1440 Mangm's troops began cross ing the Ailelte River today, It was announced here this afternoon Frencti troops have reoccupled-Mounl Renaud, two miles southwest of Noyou.W; cordina to the Temps, which says that In- French are Noyoh, which probably it in.their possession. (War Sumnxary by, the. Associated German forces in .outhern'-picanlytarT retreating a wide front After the capture of Roy'e by- the.French yesterday the German .front has crumbled. Tne lines which have held orck the French a-ld Bnti.h y for tho last two ace jlvmj way and today'? offjcial reports shoijr line leaiihan three milet west of the Somme river and .Villages have been captured by the French in Ih7 airtnce' which started early i CAPTURED V Cha'ulnes has been ca'pture'd many other vital points have been smasnTn, the enemy, front .be ish have swung forward in the sector Slays By 'Bedside London, Aug. German om press who has'been ill for scvera ilaya a turn for the worse according to a message received Ii Amsterdam from Dusselilorf and for warded to the'.Exchange TMoEranl company.- The message adds that he heart displays Increasing weakness Emperor-William'lias not been abl to leave-the: bedside of his wife wh i nfLj s at the'castle'at Wilhelmshoe. H ions could bo made in exchange for Irulletin on era otflcers Was Throw n Out of Wagon and gained nearly all Chaulne's-Roye line, the east of the positions where tney "apturcd Fouacourl, while the river the area the have advanced their front of four miles aitnde the Neuf Berqu.n Road i.> the area from which tho Germans have been renring for the last three_weeM. Every mcnns known to modern warfare the all enemy. thrown Into the fight bj to {lnj Jine where lie can lundlong enough to make an orderly retirement. STIFF RESISTANCE th'e east of Bapaume. PRESS TOWARD PERONNE terrain toward PeronnHs fairly level and open but ,he Germans .trugolins, to keep th. British m check FRENCH ADVANCE She Germiin drfew> south of ,1. General but five miles east of h. t n the left the rait 'o SKIHI back o (ho linking vessel Hie submarine urned arid Ibe officer was killed by1 Its Aflcr fiualls dlaroslng of tho by shell fire, Ihe submarine marie a and successful .atlepipt he raft, amid. laughter from the .siib; narine's captain marine Ihcn turned ahd disappeared toward the east. The eight surylvrtrs were picked'up troni iho boals. '4 by patrol Suffered a Fractured Skull (Special to the Fcrnio troops may carrj straight home to Germany Ihe lull mej ilns ot tho ivai A vasl campaign of dcahucllon lu Germany proper Is being urged The Ithlno Is milts dIMnit at the nearest point lo ilie Tattle line In lorniinC Many Amor'can nrmy o! fleers and others favor getting the war Into CNSfmiitf by tho shortest route Vilillo It cannot be revealed nh-it plain iro It ear old son .of Alderman I DicXen, was killed on Victoria Avcmia hefo-.thls afternoon, the result of a learn, -which' rin from Ihe Slablw on North Victoria AVe, (0 (he 41 Market where the little Uoj lost his life in Im attempt lo Jump from the rapldl> novlng nagon Will Dlcken Bobbie fourlecn jcar bid brother, had gone lo the stnblcs 10 hitch lip a team to clellvcr some oil (o parllca In town, and had hitched all the lug-i except one, whtn a llllle Ilaltftn boy, who wan on the wagor with flobble, picked up the lines find Jvogales. Ariz., Aug. o cial onnpuncciiVenl .of casliall In Iho'tightlht; between. American a Mcxic-ia soldiers, here late today, (wo soldiers, one officer nnd one civilian had been killed In action and Iwenty-nlno officers and enlisted men irero .wounded.' 1V One civilian was reported to have !been wounded arid'one customs gu.ird roona.-'6nKogcd-'' glTea ns 500. The Mexican' casualties were catim- alcd at -100 killed and twice number, Including a number oi lans wounded of. American lhat civil o today by th, lirl.lsh Iroops and of -d the most useful In clearing the balllcflcld In the wake ot Iho advancing armies also have hceu captured Serious Position of Enemy mils, AUK Dnlleh and French gains are placing the Ger niatis'ln a precarious posillon and it Thn lown ot Mnncouit .round to Iho east ot it sra.ln Brit n and the IE believed here, tori-sWIled the (Havasi a, -u J-.T- man) has not yet accepted (he condl tlons Spain with 10 submarine altncks on Spanlan res occordlng lo newspapers here They uellerq that probabl> no uefl nllo aurcemo'nt .'will tiOrrcacheil :unlll after Germany allempla lo cpinpll6at6 inatlcn In tho hope of saiirig the slluatlon The Spanish government 11 Is declared, will remain firm In Its pulled Ihem llshf This started the 'horses and the bos beromlrs frighten- wn the lines ami umed orss jtt thrftw" ilown the lines ami Jumped '1 purpose when a lo takd Ocrinnn tonnage Spanish sli'2. nuMarlne Little whose 'Ight ami was In i Ihe result of a dislocated shoulder, was hand! capped In his e'forla [o get 101 the rear end of Ihe lapldly moving wagon arfd In his effort 16 hla head came In conlatti with the Inrd his skull vval so badly raolHred that he >T- js. a couple 0( hours, wlltiout recovering coniclous- while at the Ferule hosplti! his father, who was nn eyO wit ness to nCclnunl llRil carried bfm I t I w i The (rouble MarleA wlic.i i can attempteil to oonziln a Me........ from Mexican side of, the bofder Inlo. the States. An Agreement XogolcE, -Vri? Aug igree ment by which further IrouHe rould bo avoided was expcctcd'lo result oda> from conferenrcs bcl ccn 'm erlcan and Mexican officlih who wero summoned here followWg tight ng a't the International line Hte leiday between Amerlcin soldiers and Mexicans In which three AruSr leans killed and tnenl) eight wounded The MeilcJn casualties in Iho fightlnfi are variously csllmaled at from 1 )0 ftf 200____ GOMPERS IN feNOLAND fondon Aug of the American Pedcra tion of Ubor, and HIS parly, hate ar- rived at an English fort llOCtl I1UIV. lvi c.rouu.1 to