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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME LETllDRiDGE, ALBERTA.; TIICHSLUY. AUGUST NUMBER 220 REPARING FOR DEFENCE OF C AMBRAI AND DOUAI _ Huns Forced to Retreat So Rapidly They Lose All Control of Operations "Allied Opeiations Are Rapid ly Enveloping Old Positions of Germans Before Spring Duve FIGHTING WILL l SOON DECIDE FAIL OF HINDENBURG LINE -Washington; Aug. Blent? on the'western battlcfront dur- fng the next fort) eight hours should determine Ihefale" of ed Hnidenbure JlnoJhi the. opinion of some1 officials _tfie, of. the lino already mater aall> impaired British drlfe'tfaround' ifa letl flank and even i nore" telling blows threatened of tne >renih through >esle lowardlne Somme and by the Brltlsh.-east of- Arras, observers' hure believed that the scheme of defense iwjmlarly held in be-the Tmlwark of-the-western front is in.a lair wa.y; to beconie untenable before the main German forces hare been driven back to'it. Tho impression prerailing in mill tary circles here Is ..that liencra Poch's: tactics have forced upon .the enemy the necessity of making an ef- fort along, theTpresenl front, the allied advnnce.'irJLSioul :Jio option 'of withdrawing '.'unnoticed" to a jjreUousb seli-ctea 1 ile l-o more than stx weeks, they point out, the jnain German armies have been under constant pressure, which, durhig the last, ten lias teen so great as to necessitate a practically uneUeckfd retreat on a sixty mile Iront. This withdrawal on the part.of the Germans, while" not precipitate, "lias been swift though, their mahi con cenlratlons being within the zone of allied, artillery fire. The longer the tactics of the.last week are kept uv nrray officers "declare, the more diffi: cult vrilKbe attempts otjhe German general Blop'th'cm. With The, French Armies in The t-ield The rapidly succeeding military events'.not only confirm tlial tho Germans have lost all con- trol of their ojicr'atlons in the reg- ions of -Avre and Oise Ilivers. bu7 they indlcaie that tho enerm s own retreif i getting out of band. The'.effort.'tii .steoj the French 'pnrsult- flyhting rear gunrd actions gun sections, leaving'a se.ctlan at Intervale of yanjs, was only locally successful. On'ground especially favorable' for. that :sort of resistance such as the terrain around note li gjired some tloi" for the enemy, enabling Jlliu to great-niaiiy_guns; and a considerable part of his material behind'.the CandKPu 'Nord and north'of -All Speed in, Retrot :J3ut'ouce this'system was mastered the strength of the Herman rear guard dwindled to zlmo't nothing Tie fiermans hustled by the French advance gnard ivcre obliged to ruk with Import- ant forces or to quitken their re- treat The the latter Spanish Ship Spain Must Carry Out Its 'Threat Peris, Aus. Spaniih Cnisa has been by a German submarine, It Is reported here, .Newapapers consider that ih'it wlll'bring to a crisis the between Spain and Ocrmany, Avaitable maritime to show 'a ;Spanlsh ship by name of Cruia, ly. Commission Has Issued This Order Pending Imesd- gatiotls MISS RANK IN IS IJOSER IN 1'RIMARSES Ifeteni Afonf Aug returns out la (ho State recoiled Indr showed that in the State wide primary W, polled vofec In'the race for tho nont- (nation Republican ticket for fulled Stoles Jcanetft Tlai kfn, Congress worcin from Mon 1vnn> fade nCmiiuallcn, !e- It general 6Tf'ce6 here stale lhat no word has been, received lo Iho effect Thej admit tliat an or dcr hns been rocelt'ed. .to "Catablis'l once more the twice service on tho Foremost: llnd and Ihls fa being done.. The .regular-Friday: train wll go out tomorrow Word has been'recelvetHlltal th'. den that the n ericin and there ere arre teu The dispatch lo lie Gazette Hint mem- cr.i of the allied'niilitary missions at IL cow arc still in custoiU D C Poole acluig ".mcnc-i i onsul general at. Moscow flisp itches awaiting .-a safe-conduct Ircm ae andVlus coir lusio i of an arrangement, be ween lussia and the Entente, gairvnmonts ot and consular fleji wireless message hat Avar Minister Trblzky .denies an .lleged 'American .report that the Soviets-.Intend lo arm German'and UDgariaii prisoners to ilslit he Cxecho TrolzK> bat.'in.the Soviet army Hie only tor- uer 'war prisoners arc Uuise. lhat Russian citizens. The central ojeciitira coiumillee of the sl accorlmg to Iho Ir-udi ha1 decreed Ihe abolition In towns of mole inhabitants .of all private the values ol which exceeds n scale lo be fixed by die ,ocal Soviets. Mortgages of'more than ibles are aniuilled nu-.l ihp iner landlords are1 placed on. tiv ssnie level as tlielr tcnnanta. The de does not apply-to h crttes LIEUT, ROY BUCHANAN Killed -in--Action August 25. Lieut Roy Buchanan Gives His Life Was Son of Buchanan and Brother of W. A JBuchanan? M 1'. 12 KILLED IN MINE Tacflma, Wash-, Aug. Ttfelvd men were killed and four injured in the explosion- of the Coast Coal Company's mine at Barnett yesterday after noon, it was definitely learned early this morning. There were 180-men in tne mine at the'time of the explosion .APPRECIATE AID Washington, Aug. tiort rendered Ciecho the British flovernmenl. them recognition as nation and the-Work, of Prof .Thomas O. Masaryk and the mem- fe-rs the Ciecho n? tional counctf, has been received In a cable from Vikt on the Volga'. River. The cablegram is signed by four com rnanders of the army, Splendid Crops Seen In Raymond, Welling and the Stirling Districts One gallant' Lelbbridge. ol er has given his lite in defence .of tho cause of right and justice on the .bat- lefiefl1? of France Lelhbridge toda) Tiourns the loss lloy.Hucli- killed in'aclroii on Sunday las( n tho fighting in ,which the Cana. dians won furtlier glory The late kieuJ. Buchanan was 1 sou of the Wm! and Mrs. lltich anan, of, Strathcona Court. Ibis city, and a brother of "W M p The news wii cornered to this morning in the dreaded orf? cial message. is al Mont real lodiv on hi" was home fron :1, was convcjed Ihe hj wire. Llcnt. Buchanan was n member b the Herald slslf before enlisting. Hi Calgary regiment undc Lieut Col ind ha itc Offered from shock [u (he last tear bnl returned to duly sho-tly if '--------------------i rench Troops are Pvessing Noyon. A Severe Blow to Gei mans British and Fiench Advance So Thieateus Safety of Great Centres of Cambiai and Douai Thai Germans Prepare Defences. London, Aug. 29 (5 pm.) Bapauuie was captured oday by the forces of Field Maisha! Haig. t With the French Army In the Field, Aug a m Press) Noyon was occupied this morning by the troops of General Humbert the Otse rtver and took Morhn court The French firtt armyrttook Qucsnoy Wogd, just to the west oT the Du Nord wood was a strongly fortified portion and from it the Germans endeavored to check the French pursuit On the left the of Arras have overrun the powerful defenses which hav'e are getting dangerously near pontioni prepared and Cambrai These to_wns are Irnportant railroad centres and vital to the German positions may be looked for before the allies reach them I x f ARE AT GATES OF HAM Paris, Aug 23 (3 50 p m French troops are at the gates of Harr, according to dispatches from the front The Germans lost three munition trains at Breuil, five of Hani, in their precipitate retreat. WITHIN FIVE MILES PEROrVNE >v British Forces France, Aug; (Associated. Ginchy, a town' about two miles northwest, of CornbkB is reported to have been Field Marshal Halg's forces this .morning. British troop- also captured Belloy, AsstvillcrSj Herbccourt and Fern] feres A1E these towns within five miles of Launching new local attacks andUollowmg up ihe advantage gained yesterday, the Brit ish today moved a large part of their battlefront, AMERICAN ATTACK A SUCCESS Fans, Aug 29 The Franco-American attack agamtt the Germans in the region of Juvig ly .norm of is g vlng excellent results, according to dispatches received here from the battlefront this afternoon The French and Am'critan'forccs'.have advanced about 1200 yards' a'n'd they Hold approache' to the railway It the C.P.Ti, decideil to subslftiile a itl-ircoklx s'tirvlce jtlong tho Cards- ton line for tho dally service which lias beeu Iti existence for years.'jnst because ihe. crops ivere poor, V'PJch was the excuse given, Ihey a decldeilll' poor 30 far the .is eil. Thnl.. KlAttst. Is Ihc opjnlontof Ihe memuers of Hie Lelhbrldgo tatOG? alone from Haymond. bages there Is no end. Bushels Of cab. The Ixithbriilgo, party of len'cirs arid about lifly on the hill nort' Inany pt-oplo people naa met of itaymonrt by headed by Ma% or O'Brien and of the Hoard of Trade of lhat (own. Tho _. plrijes nihcd up Iheir crouds to ot Trade who joined the acquainted, and then begin i tiiur trip to Haymond on mat lot the Welling and liaytnond districts an irea will jfeld on a careful bushels of moslly1 wheat, this >car tor Or moro the parly drove be- tlclds flanked on either s'de licon. and the only regret heard that tome CPn officials were not lo see for IhemselFea Uniformly .For Instead of the pirt-crop people have lei (o ej'pecl from SiliHi- ern AlberfA this >ear the WeillAg illelrlcl has a crop that uniformly good, and will avcrflso bushels to thu over n large area, ami (n addition rieoplc of that district IIINC nddej to tholr repntalton of being vegolableH par excellence and this ydaf sL t J TO Jons of 'jig tiy cr'oire of uniformly good wheat ullh fof nest year ly ing atongslde It was i rerflntion lo jhe ot In lhat the crops sOiCrcnly hu tropsT lo see lomo hiagn'flcinl Ainsldorlng'lhe wason, bill iiiu (hnl field aflor field should bi seen .'ari- sfon to llcnnJinla has fieen recelved-by King 'according lo iravcl- lers wh'o have-, reached here, but tlio reception was. Riiy'llrtag but warm. Tlie Kl rctn-cd to see the Oermaiis but fliinlly grant ft nilnnte interview in slrlcl accordance with Ihe protocol Twenty .m.Iniitoi elapsed between the limb the tlcrniana entered the: king's" residence rinit th< -llina when they were'escorted'out of the gales Being Germnn born. King Fefdln- tint's peaks German fluently. dressed his Ills best Frenih On breast IherO but cno dectiratlon, the trench not attempfed Cross, lo'make call oti the King THE WEATHER Low 72 Fftf ailif cbc-l. ARTILLERY ACTIVE Paris, Aug. artllkry engagements along Somrhe i 'front are reported in'.the official statement issued at the war office today. HUNS REPULSED London, Aug count er attacks east and south east of east of- Boiry and in the vicinity of Gavrclle, villages to the east .of'Arras, .have been repulsed, according to the. official .statement luued at the war office, today. South of fie Somme British forces are keeping up their, sure against the enemy and are advancing eastward. Since'August 21 the British have tiken 2B 000 prisoners and 100 guni FREE'50 VILLAGES Pant, Aug of German prisoners cap lured by the French vance west of the Chaulnes-Noyoh line has been ccmparatjvely small, 31 the French have bicn obliged move Tht led mmes at Various places and had scattered Infcrria! machines and trans of various THft war malertnl howsveV, lias been cdnslderahFe. fn forty elflht hours the allied advance has liberated'.more than '50 villages TworThlrds Won Back, Paris, Aug. allies have now on bick more thnn (notdlrifi of Ihi Eround ]o-l'since the beginning of th< offeaslv'o in March. It was wrung from Ihenrby lin over whelming effort of'forco and they havi regained brilliant generfiUhiiV o the leaders ind the fikillfui nnn i ring of The working 61 Jlnrsli Voc'j's slial egy nccon'lng lo opinion hcre( ihow that moN6mont In cich acctlo of tho long battlo line been fully (nought out tn 113 relation fo ill whole Thus the Briffsh ward I'eronne Ol AUGdst 2C had It Immediate effect on aSttlons farllie south and tor second time Genera Von ftutfor naa M danger it Mn caught H trap If he hung On -Inolhc Instant As the result he was oblige lo abandon Hove and Nealc und rciir betiiml Ihc SomiLo nllh Ihi clow at his lidoli .1 lojmedfnto Interest In Iho Jii'Hc i lie operations on the. wings. langln is fighting hard, oh the riitlit- n the regioii of Juvigny arid Chavisuy, 'lie terrniti (3 difficult there because. is IcvcKwith )hcroin Dos Danies, 'Also, the man army still clings to the, (nc of the VeaJe The Fall of Noyon (The fall of Noyon conies, as ;a hflavy'bTow to Die Germans, -.whb were thoight dwnng thrt earij ot the Plcardj offensive lo be planiiiig lo hold Nojon as lie southern puot of lhelr line, runs along Iho iild bal Co front-oMSlS. situated on Ihe rifht hank of the Oise River at.'fhe con-' fluenco of lhat stream nol the- llllle river Verai- To the south and eist aro lirtic of flat lowlands along the Oise, while to (he noHh is a winding v'allev To the southwest Is Mowi! lien and and Ihe Lasslgny iHSsit which dominate tho whole regioTi To tlio norlheasl a 'i.gli bills )uls out Into t'je sal o; One rallroid on It comes up the OJ'C Veil" v from Compeigne and, turning caH at (o Chaun) and 11 Fere A caml leads off lo tho north and lerminalei at Nesle. Two smalt railroad lines north and northeast, tho forme. W Jjeslo and iho latter 16" llatu; Noyon is -a great cen Icr. 'One" road lo tho north tvcslj lo Ham, (o its'1 northeast, ono goes the OKe Valley niirl abo'hfr down inlo Carlspont Tores', to Ihe southeast (he OIso N'oyon U a very-ancient fown being fo thfl Romiri Charlemagne Vffs crowned of ihe 1-Yniiks at Jsoson In 7SS, Htigh Capet wa? elected kinff tbeie in OS7 It was the birth place oY Jnlm Calfln -.inu born July 1508. -'V ;