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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, DAILY PAtUi SttN'EN Terrific Hammer Blows Allies Rapidly Demoralize The Great Hun Machine With lla BriUih forces In France, Aus. to-ivnB ot Belloy, ABSB-J vlllsrs, Ilerbecourt ami FruHlersvere' apparently' takeu" during aoil surly this mornmg, tbo Goruiaji? oKertaK resistance from oujy rear Iiiards. 9 Norlh ot Iho lltver Soiumo Ida Url- tlsh began moving again this morulug and are reported to xhave captured Glnchj', 'about 'halfway between lus liver and Bapaume. Glncby IB one ot the Ulghest posi- tions (u this section o( the battle IOU6 and It overlooks a stretch to ilia eiat ward. fierce Hinting for thls: position '-this because of Us Importance" tbo Jirilish ceem'to havo taken It easily th'.s looming. Its possession by llie British may cause a change In any plan the Gep have for holding tho lino rough- ly-from, Peronno on tho south to somewhere near Bapaump' North ot liapaume (here has been heavy (JEhting at various" placet iviiero Iho British are cleaning up strong German posts. .Menace Whole Line Uulldcourl lawless than mile from 1 tlio British Hue (ills morning. Gener- ally the Drllbti body Is wltliln WOO or 1200 yarjs of tho faincas Bra- i court Quentin.lhr Slid the country, up i to tho IIuo itself virtually has uecu cleared of patrol. A smash through j hotfi -would menace the whole area hack ot tho old HihdenburK line and the next place where- (ha Oerracna I can offer' still resistance Is, perhaps, 1 thii line of the .Canal Du Moid, i Alter ISal .thyo are said to. he no of any I phe Germans n their confidence 01 considered tho irould need them Astrlde'the Scarpe the British this i morning moved from tlio.Jlne east of Arteui taraiigh the east sl'Jo ot Oup 1 Wood Posts appirentlj are 111 Oat relic, across the Greenland Jlill, east it aril east of Doir r> British jiysts aiso are In Itemy and Uaucourii east of CroteUles. Mutiny In Ranks Jigsaw Wood, just snuih of tue Scarpe, and tho last wooded position la which was a hocbe strong- hold, has been cleared of the The of tho last two and the hatnmerluj; feem to have al- led to opeu, mutiny In eoine of SHth ui 'division U especially roen- tloaa'Mn this couooctlpa. One olllc- er of this uult satd bis nieti absolute- [y refus'ed In and he personally shot ten for their refusal. He added.that eteii ttat did no for aTtbo officer said, "they are ab- solutely .Jie thireforo sur- rendered himself to the British. CftUM Panic The olflcer .aided when his men learned they were opposed by the Canadians tho Germans almost started a panic. 'A Canadian corps It reported to have captured slxly cannon in tho bpcratious in Iho last four days. It it clear the Germans cannot per- mit tho British lo advance farther In this quarter without' .endangering their whole plan for a gradual retire- ment to the south.' The .resistance which the enemy has teen iuaklng on Ihe west frouti'lias Tarled'grcatly oil different par.ts 'ot_- the 'iumlred mile seclor on wlilcl} the tafile is raging. Some German divisions' have been fighting with thehvoid" time" determin- ation while olhore havu been surren- dering, very, freely. While It Is ne- cessary to suard against exaggerated expectations of a (lerma'u''collapse. It Is nevertheless true that tho fighting of tho tail.month has .definite evidence of a notable fall Ing away In German morale. _ Loss of Morale There IH also prbcf.bMncreasIiiir in subordination a'n'd dtsbbedleace to or- ders which Is very> Hlgnitlcant In an army bearing 'the reputation of Hie German nachine.. 'Cap'-ired orders tell o'f tho refusal .of 'iie'vv drafts to enter the censure offlcerB'for lailty In .'dealing with of- fenders Germans often.are encountered to ward tic'west o( the roads. They carry packages containing a feu' clean clothed and'two'days' rations ona-'ASic the ivay to Ihe prison..cages "War-Tke Cookery" FREE Send airi tJdress for Cookery" liis cnitauis recipegjclnsca fcy tfce is fte best vA_ iMfitprWtkal rtciJMs whmit- Ud ii cisli prize CMtpetiiJoit It is intewkd to assist ii the conservation of iwda-Mi to efect sivings in ImK cwkiig aid biking. y Food Btur J j ADDRESS E.W.GiMCo.Ltd.; TORONTO, CANADA REFUSE DEMANDS OF STREET CAR MEN Winnipeg, Aug. a slate- ment issued today, Manager Me- Lemont of the Winnipeg Electric Railway Company, refused te> meet the of the motormcn and conductors for an increrse''Tri wages. He that'the increase asked by the men would mean half a million dollars'additional buMen annually to the company and would cause bankruptcy, it is laid un- officially that the men will appty for a board of concllfatfon. Should the award of the board be.unsat- isfactory a strike vote will be tak- Tins, peace 'Atth Mctorj sentiment "has absolutely crushed' all efforts to promo to an International' Socialist .convention at Uerne, snid A M chairman or th'e mission to burope, lo Ue Associated Press to da> on his tr'hal In Parte tiom llal> aeeriT to'he satisfied ISiai a'TOllllary Is the only ylclory lossibte, that'a-conference wi'-h. Hie German Socialists would lie of no avail'antl that jpeaco through negotiation la ,m Tha results of llio re cent nffcnshe have stiffened Iiu mensely' tho-morale ;6f working the in determined to 'carry on tho war until a decision, 1 ven the radical groups have chang eel ilielr altitude about peace by nc- gbliujlons ami arc noiv a hnll tn de- manding tho'crushing" of the German Tlio members, ct His. misalon wil? leave-, Franco for England on Thura- da> and Avitl make a number of pub lie addresses there.- John Spargo re- mains jn Home to undertake .import- ant among Uio Italian Socialists' British srand and'tiie front: of the cdufldence ofllic lanadiana, saf'J, ivere leliejrslag thetr) crack troops back of the lluee, enomv sliU advancing Prom Ibo be iting of June until carl? In July Hie Caundun ffenerals were training Lfceir liBsl rear.for the counter Famous flgliting iiiiitn wfert taken' Mrom front nhllo the Huns 0Hacking By tlio miJille ot Jcly ttesu eoldlers had been the trjpjiotch in tne latent viar taclics vTere hfclfl like hounds on a' leaah, grumb HUE and wondering to go for the enemj did aot com6 Vvhen General Currla the order, Ike Canadians -went for the Huns valli a daalit and flghimc spirit tlat tlm enem> adide Hie cliaff beiore the York, Aug. the Can- adians were training for tho recent'.offensives at1 Amteos and Ar- the Germans were attack- mg, was told liy J, H. Wwds, editor of-Iho-Calgary chairman of Iho parly of Canaafan nowapafjer men, whtch returned home yesterday after tour ot Great, Britain to inapett POLICE MAY STRIKE London, Aug. TJ'.ie London police. threatened io 'go on strike, after" a riietrtfng today, according to the Evening News, Scotland Yardrsft- erwards that an In creast Fn pay had been granted to the poltccmf.n. A GREAT UNION OF RELIGIOUS FORCED Camn Wash., Fo> the first time In the history of ion, (o of (Ji ganfzalions. the Atena of Catholics. GeufHcs and apncared on tlie. fame; document: ex-> tending a jbfnl. welcome, pf weli'omb of newly arrived driaftmeii i card wa.s today Ijeiiring tho Insignia tlie Knights of Gohimhns the M C A nritt Ibe Wol la'ic t'ernte, Aug.. Police Cocatatlo Samuel tit-Janl, arrived lere yesterday'evening trjiu Victoria laving Military Poilcemaa Arthur Ardea la charge and had him brought before Magistrate Whlmsier upon a charge of receiving iruin drat- ;eea' for fieslBtlUf them "j evaji> gu- g Whlmstcr jjlarcd Ardoo under bonds tor ivo dollars lie lo appear niyruing. At. ton .hlrty thiy; was brought Mitgtttrato again, and A. I. for him asked for a romand until Hie c.th of September antf Arden v.-.ts ly let go under the sumy surety to tar a i that date for :i leariug. It tliai coitiulatnt had been uiadc regardlug yn alleged transaction which- saut lo have lakea place in the WaMorf iiotellierc on Ihe ailli of JUDC wlieu it Is Arden tlie sura of seventy dollars from five men whom lie threatened tu to jail' unless the Tnoncy 'ivas [orthfouilng. X'ilitary Poltcciiiah was sent up from Victoriv 'it) Invi'-itixaic Hie case and upon nis return (j the ccast Ardec, who was then ul liie coast, was placeJ under nrreit and brought (o Kernie, arriving tonJon, Aug. Mar. shal Halg'e men are reported to have taken and Guillemont and to have reached the western of British petrols are said to be in Les Boeuffc and Vorval. These places are all south cf Bapaume. Immedlfliely south of Bapaume tnt British have reached the Bap- aume-Beaulencourt Road. Advanc- ed troops are moving on Btauten- court itself. The British also have .reached the high ground north- east of Gueudecourt and nearly have reached Le Transfoy. London, Aug. it estimat- ed by exptria here that the Ger- man loisee [n killed and a lolal of more than and probably approach figures were cut after a slLdy of tshles of German and allied losses which have-bse" pubiisKed -of !-pndon, Aug. KitlJ Marshal Von Hmdenburg, replying to a telcgr recently eeitt (o lilui by ot Ihe father la nJ parly at Ituiehcnb QoliemfA, ashing for some (bat lie was alive. In order lo the rumois Utat ho had died, is fjuo in an Atnstortlnm dispatch to the Ccniral.News as saying: 'I am as right as tnvfct aiuj look- Ing calmly lo the future. CSTAHIJSlim OVEK UO YEABS SECURITY Deeds, Insurance Policies, Securities and other valu- ables should be kept safe from fife and theft. Safety Deposit Boxes in the vaults of this Bank may be rented at a moderate charge. HEAD crnct LETHBRIDCE BRANCH G. H. HARMAN, Manage) Draw on Your Customers through the Merchants Bank. With Branches in all parts of Canada, and corres- pondents abroad, this Bank is in a position to present Drafts promptly, have them accepted, and collect, payment, with the least possible trouble and cost to you. The Manager will be glad to take up this matter with you. BANK Head Montreal.; OF CANADA Nogalos, Arlz.i citizens on the of the border were held'.responaiblc for the olfng wlifch opcurred last night which resulted slight of an ling General Cabilt announced (bat" niilel tbe nnd lio further trouble A NEW ML Chicago, Aug Federal Judge Landlt dented i mo tlon for a new trial In the of'100 IW.W, lodtri reetntly' convicted of conspiracy to Inter fere' with the governmnt't con WOl Sell Household Effects at His Reside.ce SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT O'OtOCK UNO UGH SAID, BUT BELSW 18 A UI4T OF 3OMK 99 THE TO BE SOLD, 2 mahogany sldchflard; tirfna dfninx (.hRfrs; parlor Jied; handsomii mlialc caWnetj hook case, carpet, Xlfchen TERMS CASH FOR GAMEY'S SEAT Isranti, Ont Aut, Bi'ri-.IJoT.vsnan ;of, Campbcli; township .by tlio Upiled.FflTm- ers of Oritarto to oppoae'tbe Conner candidate B H Turner, in Ihg election here on October to fill the racatici caused by tjie dfiath of tlie.sitting Conservative mlam'- 3er, R; R.1' Gaaiey., A ROYAL VISIT Amsterdam. Aug. -S. Kmii Chafics anil u t i ctl-'at Dresden to visit the king Saxony. After-rcmViniiij? there a day! Ihpy so to Municii. the capital of' Havaria; and Stuttgart, ihe cap Hal .of Tliej ire llaron Burian the Vustro-Kungar nn foreign minister BUY LAND FOR SOLDIERS Melbturao, 'Aug. Prtiss from ilcuter s UmH gurchaaejl aire? tieir Bettlement TliT goicrniuerii has eslAb a directorate ediicational way London. Aug. Germans are watching a very favorable lino the Aileite, Oise.- Soinme and TortfJIe. but ii rciqaSas tc he seen -whether llicy permitted to make n stand Hicre. or even carry oul EI rctipemfjnt siccctilnc; to to tilts lino out it' being brofcc-n somewhere olse by thu aliieit Torczi. jnost imiiortant obstacle to He German scheme is the recent advance of Iho British op. bolh sides tiiu Rc-ariie, a serlpiu flanfctug threat lo Ihe whnte lihHlenburg pnal- lion. The Hrlttsh already are ton tacl with Ihe famous Drurotifi-Quon' tin running Trohi "Queunt to BrittEh losses continue es- trcrael? light. As an Instance on Monday, the first day BritlAh army attacked norlh of ihu Scarpe, over; literally jUnnted with German machine guns, Iho Uritisli total casualttCH were much fewer luan lUe enemy's casualties in prisoners alone Prisoners in hind less thanla third of tho casualties in enemy killed and woundetK GerrOahs and small groups tiro surrcnJeriug at every opportunity. HRANCII, MONAUCU NOULRFORp BRANCHi Established 1864. R, J. DlNTNiNG, V. A, Aclini! M. A. KILPATftlCK, Acting THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. LLO.. D.C.L. H V. F.JONES. A.i'lGtn'LMinajtr> 4SJR JOHN AIRD. VV.C. BROWN. Sup'l of Wuiern CAPITAL PAID FUND, SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS Security, convenience and courtesy are assured to all -L who deposit: their savings with this Bank. If it is not convenient for you to visit the Bank person- ally, yea may open your account entirely by mail. Lethbndge Branch R. T. Brymner, Manager Warner Branch J. H. S? Gordon, Managed Milk River Branch' J. V. Steele, Manager FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Together with hosts of bargains in ail children's wear staged prior to school opening. The prices quoted here wifl compare with any mail order house and you have the advantage "of seeing what you buy." You can do better at Henncwy Wilson's. Of First Importance This Sale of BOYS' SUITS at 25 Per Cent Lew Than Regular Value A special purchase of 240 suits offers the best selection to be found in the city. We can fit boys of any age or size. The suits are made up in smart styles of good sturdy materials. If you need any farther inducement to convince you of the extraordinary values this sale provides the prices quoted here should supply h.. BOYS'SUITS %A .95 WORTH TO Selling at....... BOYS'SUITS :WORTH TO J8.00 Selling at........ 5 BOYS'SUITS WORTH TOi Selling at....... BOYS'SUITS WORTH TO Selling at........ 8 BOYS'SUITS WORTH 6 y j u JoLiL- Selling at HENNESEY WILSON ;