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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE THE LETHBRUXiE DAH.Y HERALD THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 1'JIS News of Approach to Ham Came as Surprise "JfVVar Summary By Associated Noyon. the southera anchor tho German armies m ihe Somtoe bat tie field, has been occupied by the ami Ihreaicu seriously Queant- Drucourt support Krench anil American under General Mangiu have struck at Ihe vital uorth of Solssons. AH The capture "of the city by General of wile has been '-Humberts mea had been expecigd (or days ana its effect on ihe great; battle ot Picardy was therefore large-' ly discounted. ihe fall of Koye and Cbaulnes' to the northward. Xoyoii became un- tenable and the retirement of the Ger- mans from west of the Somme River apparently spread far to the south aud Involved Xoyon aud tho adjacent coun- try. Morlincourl, on the North bank uE ihe Oise, east of Noyou has been taken by the French. This may mark a crossing-of the Oise over a ivide iron i. Along the frost to the uorth of Noy- on there apparently teas little change in tho situation last The Brit- ish operating south of the Sooiuie are said lo be advancing, but details oi their progress do not appear in official communications. East of Arras the Germans have launched heavy counter atlacks which vrere repulsed, according to ihe British repori, but it ia'admilteJ by IxjiHon that the British forces on positfons'at Oppy have Trtthdrawa to the wjsl of (.here, The Germans we apparently fighting reir guard acUcns along the Canal Du Nyrd. ivblch runs from Xoyqn.to Xesle. The French are close ;IQ water- way at Fresnoy Vy'oorl. Situation-Tooay, The situation, as-it stands today closely'resembles tliat in: the J'arne sect'or after the.Qcrmaus bad made a determined stand along the Ourcu.. It was'-found that this resistance had permitted withdrawal of the main German army on the-Marne patient', nntlljt ts probable You Hochn has'succeeded in moTinir Ihe greater part of his suus behind tbe Somme River and along the Ilatn-Chaulny line. The development of tfae allied ad- -Tanhe would seem to indicate that the jjocket on the southern end of 'the 'kittle line is beias eaiptfetl aud thai there is little hope allies will he'.abJe _ib catclfany large hnoihor ol enemy troops there: south of the Sanime British forces have moved east to within three miles of the Somme. south of where it bends at Peronne, driving the enemy back to'the river crossings at Peromie aud'Brie. Southeast oE Arras, where the British have crossed the Hindenburg line the> are now east of Bbiry Notre -Dame, three miles east of.Mpnchy Le Prerix made Ju the Chavlgoy r The alHi he heights at the western end the Cheniln Damps, Imperilling the lines to ihe east and west. East of ihe Vesle, the Germans have reacted against the Americans and lave recaptured Fismette, A German newspaper reports that ,he Polish, Czech and South Slavs of Austria-Hungary are mobilizing, prob- I'oly in preparation for a concerted movement. v Approach Ham News of the French approach ot Hani came rather unexpectedly and Refused to Give.Court Figures of Draftees Under Service Act Quebec. Aug. that Col- onel Machln be arrested for contempt of court anil held until he and g-Ives out figures concerning the num- ber of draftees enlisted so far under the Military Ssrrtce.Ael, and demand- ing also that Colonel Kogers. coin- raamlant at be arrested for contempt of court, F. Choquelie, son of Senator Choquette and counsel for a number of draftees having obtained writs of habeas corpus sprang a I tag- ling situation in the practice court to- day before Judge eiieatedly has been j oriH'reu 10 appear in connection with the" enemy's resistance aud habeas corpus cases, hut he has' never it seeras probable that a number of day before Jurtge ur attacks launched by the rep along the N'esle-Xoyoa Hue, j ordered to appear in ____his urecipiiate retreat. The advance on Hum seems to have j from the weft as the tells ot the capture of .German munition trains at Breuil. It is probable that the French have progressed along the :igher ground Just south of the Somme River anil have not crossed that stream with canal. It would appear that tbe Germans who were in.Noyou up till .this morn- ing -wiil be trapped there If they have not beaten a steady retreat from the :k in which the Xoyon region seems to IP caught It Vrench have Reached Ham they have outflanked the German line Lo the north, across tho Sotnine. They also threaten to drive a wedge be- tween the enemy forces north of 'the Somme and thoie still in Cuaunv, on the Olse. Hard Fighting British Headquarters, Aug. (Via London, Press DJapatcfi by ReuterV Limdedl. cables: 1 "The British yesterday morning, Uy hard lighting in weather, j advanced eastward from Arras, Ih'us carrying the line a mile further east! along' the Scarpe than-had ever hith- erto been'penetrated. .The Canadians began pushing beyond Vls-Ea-Artois soim after daylisht, after which the second Canadian attack was deliver- ed on a five mile front, fairly evenly outflanking the" Arras-Cambrai road. appeared, hence the motion. Air. Choquettt's request was'oUicvjl ially subuiitted to the court tortay fol- K lowing the refusal yesterday of Col- inpl Muchia to answer tbe qiieslious asked him in court, when he appeared injiroceedtogs here, A motion also was introduced to force. General Ashtoo, of Ottawa, to reimburse the ?2o be had received for transportation, since he did not appear in court as recuiesV- eS. Justlc Drouin has taken tho mo- tions uniJer consideration. '-'The' of .the present Is that it is carrying us right into1 the main burg i ot tho I linden- Jlr. U.-L. Hoover, United State; food >clmmistralor, has relumed from his trip abroad V Banff for Ideal Holiday SEPTEMBER FURNISHED COTTAGES AT HALF'RATES The ideal month of the season in the Mountain Resort >lotel Hates per day and upward For itrtl paHlcular Secretary, Board ot Trade Banrf CANADIAN GOLF CLUB TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 14 213-14 THURSDAY and FRIDAY AUGUST 29TH AND 30TH Ladies, you are invfttd lo inspect our display of aD the newest models in (all millinery. 604 THIRD'AVENUE SOUTH (Associated Press) London. Aug. total En- tente allied captures on the western front since July IS. now npporacbcs prisoners, and -2000 guns. The British captured' more than prisoners between August 21 and Aug- ust 2T, while the British total losses ,the'came period, including all kill- ed, wounded and missing, were only slightly in excess of that figure. A considerable proportion of the British! casualties are in the slightly wounded class.- The total captures by the rant- ish since August S exceed ofli-. cers and.men, ami too captured guns number nearly GOO 11 Is clear that the Germans intend to retire to a, shorter line on the tern front, where they part obtain better de fen po itions against the constant Jy'repeated anil so the enemy can forces which.t as urgenl necessity on acccunt'of hia.lessening man pow- er PREMUSEBF JE (Canadian Press Dispatch from R eii ter's Limi ted) Aiig. Soulh At Vican gpvernfflcnt'fs drafting.regulat ions to prevent tho use ot the German language in public place Al a mass mecttoe al Fielennarltz burg, jirotCBl tra5 .made against ai increased coat oC living and th.e ap pointment ,'of a food cpntrolier Ient Ills fattier Is W Spooner of Mno'omln, SasK. Ready Mixed Paint I have on hand a large quantity put up in live gal- lon packages. 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