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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta News of Approach to Ham Came as Surprise Summary By Associated Press the southern anchor ot tlrt German armies in the Somnie but tle has been occupied by the The capture of the city by General Humberts men had been expectjd fir and its effect on the great battle of Piesrdy was therefore large ly With the fall of Rove and Chaulnes to the Noyon became un tenable and the retirement of the Ger mans from west of the Sommn River apparently spread far to the south and Involved Noyon and the adjacent coun on the North bank of tho east of Noyon has been taken by the This may mark n crossingof the Oise over a wide Along the front to the north of Noy cn there apparently was little change in tho situation last The Brit ish operating south of the Sonmie are said to be but details of their progress do not appear in official East of Arras the Germans have launched heavy counter attacks which were according to the British but it is admitted by London that the British forces on positious at Oppy have been withdrawn to the west of The Germans are apparently fighting rejguard actions along the Canal Du which runs from Noyon to The French are close to this water way at Fresnoy Situation Today The asit stands today closely resembles that in the Marne sector after the Germans had made a determined stand along the It was found that this resistance had permitted withdrawal of the main German army on the Marne amUjt is probable that General Von Boehn has succeeded in moving the greater part of his army and guns behind the Somme River and along the HamChaulny The development of the allied ad vauhe would seem to indicate that the pocket on the southern end of the battle line is being emptied and that there is little hope that the allies will be able to catch any large number of enemy troops there Immediately south of the Somme British forces have moved east to within three miles of the south of where it bends at and are driving the enemy back to the river crossings at Peronne and Southeast where the British have crossed the Hindenburg line they are now east of Boiry Notre three miles east of Mbnchy Le Prenx nnd threaten seriously the Queant Drocourt support French and American troops under General Mangln have struck at the vital salient north of An advance of mile has been made in the Chavlgny Tho allies here are driving toward the heights at the western nnd of the jrhemln Imperilling the l German lines to the cast nnd JKast of the the Germans have reacted against the Americans and have recaptured A German newspaper reports that the Czech and South Slavs of AustriaHungary are prab jnbly in preparation for a concerted revolutionary Approach Ham News of the French approach of Hani came rather unexpectedly and i seems probable that a number of powerful attacks launched by the French along the NesleNoyon broke in the enemys resistance and caused his precipitate The advance on Ham seems to have been from the as the report tells of the capture of German munition trains at It is probable that the French have progressed along the higher ground just south of the Somme River and have not crossed that stream with its It would appear that the Germans who were in Noyon up till this morn ing will be trapped there it they have not beaten a steady retreat from the sack in which the Noyon region seems to be If the French have Aached Ham they have outflanked the German line to the across the They also threaten to drive a wedge be tween the enemy forces north of the Somme and those still in on the Hard Fighting British Via Dispatcli by Renters correspondent cablet The British yesterday by hard fighting in wet advanced eastward from thus carrying the line a mile further east along the Scarpe than had ever hith erto been The Canadians pushing beyond VisEnArtois soon after after which the second Canadian attack was deliver ed on a five mile fairly evenly outflanking the ArrasCanibrai The significance of the present fighting is thatll is carrying us right into the main arteries of the Hinden burg WCOLMAOi Refused to Give Court Figures of Draftees Under Service Act that Col onel Machln be arrested for contempt of court nnd held until he and gives concerning the num ber of enlisted so far under the Mlllury Service and demand Ing also Colonel com mandant at be arrested for contempt of son of Senator Choquette and counsel for a number of draftees having obtained writs of habeas corpus sprang a ting ling situation in the practice court to day before Judge Colonelllogers repeatedly has been i ordered to appear in connection with I habeas corpus but he has never hence the Choquettts request was offic5 ially submitted to the court today fol lowhig the refusal yesterday of Col Inel Machin to answer the questions asked him in court when he appeared In A motion also was introduced to force General of to reimburse the he had received for since he did not appear in court as request Justic Drouin has taken tho mo tions under TOTAL J United States Food has returned from his trip Banff for Ideal SEPTEMBER FURNISHED COTTAGES AT HALF RATES The ideal month of the season in the Mountain Resort Hotel Rates per day and for full particulars write Board of CANADIAN GOLF CLUB TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 14 21914 Associated Press total En tente allied captures on the western front since now apporaches prisoners and 2000 The British captured more than prisoners between August 21 and Aug ust while the British total losses in the same including all kill wounded and were only slightly in excess of that A j considerable proportion of the I casualties are in the slightly wounded j The total captures by the Britj ish since August 8 exceed offi cers and and the captured guns number nearly British observers say it is now clear that the Germans intend to retire to a shorter line on the western where they can obtain better de I fensive positions against the constant j ly repeated Entente allied blows and so the enemy can economize his forces which has become an urgent necessity on account of bia lessening man pow PREVENT USE OF mmmmmmm Canadian Press Dispatch from Renters Limited South Af rican government is drafting regulat ions to prevent the use of the German language In public At a mass meeting at Pietermaritz protest was made against an increased cost of living and the ap pointment of a food controller de together with the restriction of urban FIND BODY body of Thomas missing since was taken from the Red River Coroner McConnel has ordered au tr FRENCHMEN LIVING IN AL v BERTA MUST COMPLY TO THE FRENCH CONSULS THURSDAY and FRIDAY AUGUST 29TH AND 30TH you are invited to inspect our display of ail the newest models in fall 604 THIRO AVENUE SOUTH The Consul General of France in Canada orders all young Frenchmen born in the year 1900 and those born previously and who have not register to register without delay at the 347 Vigor Montreal on the conscript ion lists of the class The consul of France takes this op portunity to remind to ull the fact that the sons of Frenchman born in a foreign country are under the same obligations as the ones born on French as well us who were horn In the French colonies in the year The Frenchmen registered and the ones adjourned of the clasa as well as the men of the 1919 class have been adjourned and exempted will have to present themselves at the chancery of the Consulate General on a Thursday at 5 oclock in the af ternoon if their physical state allows them to do so ones who reside outside of Montreal will have to fur nisii a medical legalized by a local authority and relating with de and precision their state of linalili and mentioning their height chest lly order of tho Consul General of i DE HOUSKY pE Consular flit DAILY HRIULD A Bigger Range of Styles and Splendid Fine Velour Coats AND UP TO Swell styles made full and Silk deep ad justable shades bur We would advise early buying of cloth coats as there can be no repeat orders this Girls Coats up to Womens Tweed Driving Coats Warm and durable Good full Easy Made up from all wool Scotch coating tweeds I in shades of brown and green Selling at A Real Waterproof New coats in perfect Light weight silk finish in shades of green and Hurry if you want Fur Trimmed Coats FROM UP TO Velour and deep plush Fur collar and cuffs and some with fur band at Silk lined through Very handsome comfy Great value at the prices we up to Little Girls Coats In cloth and silk And up to up to Sleeveless Sweaters A pretty line in green knitted Stitched and trimmed in narrow long The swellest garment of the Emerald green Price i Get the Boys am You Can Fit Them Knickers Bloomers to Strong tweeds and Boys Tweed Suits to Splen did materials in tweeds and Boys Blouses irid Shirts wash ing All Price 75c up to Ready for School Up Here For Least Money Girls Gingham Dresses up to Good fast Girls Serge and Plaid Skirts Pleated skirts made oh Navy serge and dark wool plaids for girls 8 to 14 Each Girls Black Knitted All SIMPSON 6O2604 FOURTH SOUTH ARE ROUNDING UP some time past sumo defaulters under the Military Service Act have been hiding near Warren and stealing their food stuffs from the farmers in that vicin Yesterday the Dominion Police with the farmers set out to round them They met with armed re sistance aud iu the fight with the Do oue man named Wains gott was He was brought to North Bay hospital wowing and the police are still pursuing IS SETTLED strike of coal miners in the Mine Edmonton been according to advices received SERIOUS CHARGE Fir man who helped to raise a French Canadian battalion appeared In the prisoners before Judge Cusson charged with bribing certain employees engag ed In the administration of the Military Service Act for the pur pose of obtaining exemption from military service for He denied the charge and was re manded for Bail was fix ed at BIG CATCH stunt eon eight feet three Inches long and I weighing 230 was caught on a line at Bannock near Arrow bead by Warn a returned Three men hauled the fisb towards shore while Andrews killed with rUle INSTANTLY KILLED Spooner was instantly killed at Maryville uear here t ten oclock this morning as the result oi a flying acci His father is Spooner of i I have on hand a large quantity put up in five gal lon COLORS CREAM ANO WHITE To clear I am offering it at redded House Regular Sale Price Barn Regular Sale Price Shingle Regular Sale Price White Regular per 100 SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR ARTHUR HAYR 276 OFFICE 410 FOURTH MAIL YOUR ORDER ;