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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST Mlt umiBNimm DAIM my an PACK MiVEN Terrific Hammer Blows of Allies Rapidly Demoralize The Great Hun Machine With the BrltUh Forces In ot Hsrbeoourt and Fnilliers were apparently taken during tho night and ourly this the Germans offering resistance from onlly roar 0 North of the River Somme the Bri tish begun moving again this morning and are reported to shuve captured about Halfway between the river and Glnchy le one of the highest posi tions in this secttoti ot the battle zone and It overlooks a wide stretch to the east There fierce fighting for this position this because of Its importance but the British seem to have taken it easily this Its possession by tlie British may cause a change in any plan the Ger mans have for holding the line rough ly ifrou Peronne on the south to somewhere near North of Bapaume there has heen heavy fighting at various placet where the British are cleaning up strong German Whole Line Bullecourt is less than a mile from tho British line this Gener ally the main British body is within 1000 or 1200 yards of tho famous Dru and the country up to the line itself virtually has beeu cleared of A smash through here would menace the whole area hack the old Hindenburg line and the next place where the Germans can offer stiff resistance the line of the Canal Du After that there are said he no prepared defenses of any The Germans in their confidence nev er considered they would need Astride the Scarpe the British this morning moved from the line east of Artoux through the east sido of Oppy Posts apparently are in Gav half across the Greenland east of frolves and east of Boir British posts also are In Remy and east ol Mutiny In Jigsaw just south of the and the last wooded position In which ft boche strong has been cleared at the The deftaU ot the last two days and the hammering iierii to have al most lad to open mutiny In ot the Tlie 214th German division It especially men tioned In One offic er of this unit said his men absolute ly refused In a body to fight and he personally ten for their Ho added that etetl that did no for as the officer they are solutely therefore sur rendered hlnuelf to the Cautt Panic The officer added that when his men learned Were opposed by the Canadians tho Germans almost started a A Canadian corps is reported to have captured sixty cannon in the operations in the last four It IB clear the Germans cannot per mit tho British to advance farther In this quarter without their whole plan for a gradual retire ment to the The resistance which the enemy Iras been Making on the west has varied greatly on different parts of the hundred mile sector on which the battle is Some German divisions have fighting with their old time determin ation while others have been surren very While It is ne cessary to guard exaggerated expectations ot a German It Is nevertheless true that the fighting of tho last month has given definite evidence of a notable falling away In German of Morale There Is also proof of increasing in subordination and disobedience to or ders which Is very significant in an army bearing the reputation of the German Captured orders tell of the refusal of new drafts to enter the Diners censure officers for laxity in dealing with of Germans otten are encountered to ward the west of the They carry packages containing a few clean clothes and two days rations and ask British patrols the way to the prison M ONLY TIG peace With victory sentiment has absolutely crushed all efforts to promote an International Socialist convention at said chairman of tlie American Socialist mission to to the Associated Press to day on his arrival in Paris from Tho working he seem to be satisfied that a military victory is the only victory possible that a conference with the German Socialists would be of no avail and that peace through negotiation is an The results of the re cent offensive have stiffened im mensely tha morale of the working making them determined to 1 carry on the war until a Kven the radical groups have chang ed their attitude about peace hy ne gotiations and are now a unit In de manding the crushing of the German i military Tho members ot the mission will leave France for England on Thurs day and will make a number of pub lic addresses John Spargo re mains In Rome to undertake Import ant work among the Italian CAliiHRE New the Can adians were quietly training for the recent offensives at Amiens and Ar while the Germans were attack was told hy editor of the Calgary chairman of the party of Canadian newspaper men which returned home yesterday after a tour of Great Britain to inspect the British war the grand fleet and the As proof of tha confidence of the Woods they were rehearsing their crack troops back of the the enemy was still From the be ginning ot June until early in the Canadian generals were training their best regiments at the rear for the counter Famous fighting units were taken from the front while the Huns were Still By the middle of July these soldiers had heen to the top notch in the latest war tactics and were held back like hounds on a grumb ling and wondering why the word to go for the enemy did not When General Currie gave the the Canadians went forthe Huns with a dash and fighting spirit that swept tho enemy aside like cbaff the citizens on the Mexican side ot the border were held responsible for the shooting which occurred last night which resulted in the wounding slight ly of an American General Cabell announced to day that everything was quiet throughout the night and no further trouble was A NEW TRIAL Pectoral Judge Landit today denied a mo tion for a now trial In the case of 100 recently convicted of conspiracy to inter fere with the governments con duct of the l AUCTION SALE OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS Sydney Jackson 313 12th WO Sell Household Effects at His Residence SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT OCLOCK ENOUGH BUT BELOW IS A LIST OF M THE ARTICLES TO BE SOLD i mahogany dressers sideboard china closet dining chairs mahogany parlor suite bnw bed chiffonier handsome music cabinet Motional book case carpet linoleum kitchen TERMS CASH WarTime Cookery FREE Surf mm ixA address for WiMhM Cookery Thig hook CMtahis by the judges tatim pnetkal recipes ted ii Mrrecent cash prize It is intcided to assist in the conservation of food and to effect savings in tarn cooking and Approved by food Board ADDRESS CANADA REFUSE DEMANDS OF STREET CAR MEN a state ment istued Manager Me Lemont of the Winnipeg Electric Railway refused to meet the of the motormen and for an In He that the increase aiked by the men would mean half a million dollarsatlditlonal burden annually to the company and would cause It is aid un officially that the men will apply for a board of Should the award of the board be unsat isfactory a strike vote will be tak POLICE MAY STRIKE The London Metropolitan police threatened to go on strike after a meeting according to the Evening Scotland Yard aft announced that an in crease in pay had been granted to the A GREAT UNION OF RELIGIOUS FORCES Camp the first time In the history of relig pccorjfag to members of tlie or ganizations the signatures of Gentiles and Jews have appeared on game ex tending a joint Ininvitation welcome of newly arrived draftmen i card was Issued today bearing the iiifighia of the Knights of the and the Wish Wol faie FOR GAMEYS SEAT Mantoulin Ben Bowman of Campbell township been chostm by the ers of Odtarlo to opposethe Conser vative In the provincial election here on October to fill the vacancy caused by the death of sitting Conservative mem Police Constable Simile arrived here yesterday evening urn victoria having Military Polircmati Arthur Arrfen la charge and nad him brought before Magistrate Whlmsinr upon a charge of receiving moiny from draf tees for assisting them i rjvadu go lag to Magistrate Whlmsicr Anlen under bonds for two tlnmnnnd dollars lie to appear fen thirty inplrnliig Anlon was brought Jxrforethe and for him asked for a refiiaftd until the September and Arden according ly let go under the nann surety to appear at that date for preliminary It seems that complaint had been made regarding an alleged transaction which said to have place iu the WiiMorf irolelhere on the 27th of June hut whnn it is alleged that Arden pxturtiid MIR sum of seventy dollars from five men whom he threatened in scml to jail unless the money was Policeman JirojMi was sont up from Victoria to invistlKalu the caso and upon his rftuni tin roust who was then the was placed under ami brought to arriving last Mar shal Halos men are reported to have taken Glnchy and Guillemont and to have reached the western outskirts of British patrols are said to be In Leo and These planes are all south of Immediately south of Bapaume the British have reached the Bap aumeBeaulencourt Advnnc ed troops are moving on Beaulen court The British also have the high ground north east of Gueudecourt and nearly have reached Le is estimat ed by experts here that the Ger man lossee In killed and wounded now reach a total of more than and probably approach These figures were given out after a study of tables of German and allied losses which have been A ROYAL VISIT v Kmpnror Charles and Empress have arriv ed at Dresden to visit rlic king of After remaining there a day they will go to capital of the capital of They accompanied by Baron tho AustroHungar iun foreign SAYS HE KM MM Field Marshal Von Hind en replying to a recently sent to him by tiiPinljorK ot the fatherland party at asking for Home nisn thai lie was In order to end the rumors that he had Is quoted In an Amsterdam dispatch lo the Central News as saying I am as as a trivet and look ing calmly to the OVER SECURITY Insurance Securities and other valu ables should be kept safe from fire and Safety Depotit Boxes in the vaults of this Bank may be rented at a moderate In MCAO Off LETHBRIDGE Managet Draw on Your Customers ALLIED LOSSES BUY LAND FOR SOLDIERS Press Dispfttch from Routers LlmH Victorian government has purchased costing near ly 1or soldiers The Federal government has estab lished a directorate educational war Germans are watching a very favorable line along the OiHP Somme and but it romalna to be seen whether they will be permitted to make a stand or even curry out ii retierneit acceding to to this lino witli out it being broken somewhere else by the allied The most important obstacle to the German scheme is the recent advance of the British on both sides of the which a serious flanking threat to the whole Hindenburg posi The British already are iu con tact with the famous DrurounQuen running from Queiuit to j I The British losses continue es tremely As an Instance on the first day Hie British army attacked north of the over ground literally planted with German machine the British total casualties were much fewer than tho enemys casualties in prisoners Prisoners taken in i actions ot this kind usuallynumber less than a third of the casualties in enemy killed and Numerous single Germans and small groups are surrendering at every through the Merchants With Branches in all parts of and corres pondents this Bank is in a position to present Drafts have them and collect with the least possible trouble and cost to The Manager will be glad to take up this matter with THC MERCHANTS BANK Head Office OF LKIHHRIDGE MONARCH NOBLEFORD Established Mnftgcr KILf Acting THE CANADIAN OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND Prenidml H SIR JOHN Supl of Central Wenem CAPITAL PAID T RESERVE SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS convenience and courtesy are assured to all who deposit their savings with this If it is not convenient for you to visit the Bank person you may open your account entirely by Lethbridge Branch Manager Warner Branch Manager Milk River Branch Manager FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Together with hosts of bargains in all childrens wear staged prior to school The prices quoted here will compare favorably with any mail order house and you 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