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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY. AUGUST 29, ini� ifllE LETHBHIDGE DAILV HiVXLD PAGi; SEVEN Terrific Hammer Blows of Allies Rapidly Demoralize The Great Hun Machine with tho British Forces In Franco, Aug, 29.~The townn of Bolloy, Ahbb-vUlorR, Herbeaourt and PnilUerB were apparently tokou during tho night nnti ourly this morning, tho aormana oHorhis reslatiftico jrow onlly rear North of tho Ulvor Sommo tho British hagaii moving: ttnatn thin iiioriiliit; and are reported to ^have caplurod Olnchy. 'oboiit haU'wuy botwoou Iho river and Bapaumo. Olnchy Is one of the highest posl-' lions In thiB sectiori of tho battle zone and It ovorlookw a wide atrotcli to tho oast ward. There was fierce fighting for this position this year, becaiiBo of its importance but the UrIllBh Buem to have taken Jtr easily this morning. Us iKiBscsBion by the BrltlRh m'ay cauBo a change In any plan tho Oor-[ inans have for holding tho lino rougli-j ly 'from Peronno on tho south to I uomewh'ttre near Bapaume. North of Uapaiime there has been I heavy fighting at various placet I where the Brltlah are cleaning up ' strong German posts. . * Menace Wiiole Line Bullecowrt is less than n nillo from ' tho British line this morning, Genor-I ally tho main British body is wlttiln � 1000 or 11!00 yards of tho famous Dru-i eourl-Quentin.lInc and the country up I to tho lino itaoif virtually has been � cleared of patrol. A smash through { here would menace tho whole area i back of the old Hiudeuburg line and ; the next place where the Germans i can offer stiff roislstance is, perhaps, ' the line of the Canal Du Nord. After that there arc said to he no '; prepared defenses of any Importance. 1 The Germans in their confidence never considered they would need Iheni. ,\BlrIde the Scarpe the British this , inorninK ntoved from tho lino east of 1 Artoux through the cast sldo of Oppy I Wood. Posts apparently are in Guv ; rollo, half-way across the Greenland I Mill, oast of Pelves and east of Boir-i ry. British posts also ere In Remy and Haucouri, east of CrolsiUes. Mutiny In Ranks Jigsaw Wood, Ju.it souih of the Scarpo, and tho last wooded position in which there was a boche strong-hold, has been cleared of tho enemy. Tho defeatii of tho last two days and the hammerlDK �eeni to have almost led to open mutiny In aome uf tho Qarniat^ formations. The 'iUlU Oertnan 'division Is especially mentioned in this connection. One officer of tblB uult said his men absolutely refused in a body to fight and ho personally shot ten fur tbotr refusal, lie added that even that did no good, for as the officer said, "they are ab-Bulutely hupolesa." He therefore surrendered himself to the British. Canadlana Caute Panic The officer added that when hla men learned they were opposed by the Canadians the Germans almost fiturtod ti panic. A Conadlau corps is reported to have captured sl.xty cunuou in the operations In tho last four days. It le clear the Germans cannot permit tho BritlBh to advance farther In this quarter � without endangering their whole plan for a gradual retirement, to the south. The resistance which the enemy has been making on tho west front, has varied greatly on different parts of the hundred mile sector on which the battle Is ruglug. Some German divlaions have been nghllng wUh their old time delorndii-atlon while others have been surrendering, very freely. While it la necessary to guard against exaggerated expectations of a Gorman collapse, H is nevertheless true that the fighting of tho last month has given definite evijience of a notable falling away in German morale. Loss of Morale There Is also proof of increasing insubordination and disobedience to orders wliicli Is very significant In an army bearing the reputation of the German machine. Captured orders tell of the refusal of new drafts to enter tho trenches. Others censure officers 'for laxity in dealing with offenders. Germans often are encountered toward the west of the roads. They carry packages containing a few clean clothes and two days' rations and ask British pafrola the way to the prison cagee. "War-Time Cookery" FREE Send name and address for new "War-time Cookery" This book conUuns rccipeg^^chosen by the judges as the best and nost practical recipes submitted in oar recent cash prize competition. It is intended to assist in the conservation ' finaii ArDnir Ardeii In charge anil liail him brought before Magistrate V\'IiI:ii.'-',iit uimu a i'harge ot receiving ni'ii iv iidin ilraf-taes for asaUtlng tlu.'ui � , v.vMh; go-lug to Jail. Magiiitrute Whlmsn-i i.jiucd .\r(l(2n imder bonds tor two ;r.'iu^iiiui ilollars ho to appear this iii iiniiic.. Ai ti!U thirty thia- Tnoniliii; .\rili>n was brought ^Jxrfore tho M ui: i rnli' uKiiln, and A. I. KIshcr, !iiir''iirliu: for lilni asked for a reuiond uirii iln- .Mb ot Si^itenibcr and Ardcii >'.,i- ^urordlng-ly lot go under tin- -Atw:- .^urciy to appear at that date foi , ))i-.i)iiii|Mary hearing. It seems th;i: c (iniiilaini liail been made regard imr alleged transaction which i-au\ io have taken place in the \V:',!M(irf ir.ili.'l here on tho l.'7lh of June hi.-i .vlicn it Is allegpil that Arden i'.xiniiiMl iln' iium ot aeventy dollars ri'im livp men whom he throatoneil : > -'iiil to Jail milesa the money inrihcotiiluK. .Vllltary Policenuin i'.rii.ii' w.-is si-ut up from \'lclori.'i li/ imr^i iKali' the caao and upon his rt'lmn i,) cdust Arden, who was thiMi ,ii \ht\ coast, was placed und(!r arr' ,mhI Ijinughl to Kernio, arriving la.-i nii.hi. GUILLEIN London, Aug, 29.-Field Marshal Halo's men arc reported to have taken GincKiy and Guillemont and to have^reached the western outskirts of ti'aurepast. Qritish patrols are said to be In Les Boeuffs and Morval. These places are all south of B.np.iume. Immediately south of B,ip,Tiimc the British have reached the Bap-aiime-Beouiencourt Road, Adv.mc-ed troops are moving on Beaulen-court Itself, The British also have ..reached the high ground northeast ot Gueudecourt and ncirly have reached Le Transloy. SAYS H S STILL ALIVE BANK' OFMONTREAL ESTAUMSHEO OVER ISO YEARS SECURITY Deeds, Insurance Policies, Securities and other valuables should be kept safe from fire and theft. Safety Deposit Boxes in the vaults of this Bank may be rented at a moderate charge. head OrrICC, MCNTBCAL. .ETHBRIDGE BRANCH.....G. H. HARMAN, Managei Draw on Your Customers BELIEVE 2,000,000 London, Aug. 2.ounded now reach a total of more than 2,000,000 and probably .ipproaoh 3,000,000. These figures were Oivcn out after a study of tables of German and allied losses which have been published. FOR GAMEY'S SEAT Mantoulin Island, Ont.. Aug. 2'J.- Ben Bowman ot Campbell township has been chosen by the United Farmers of Ontario to oppoaa'the Conservative candidate. B. H. Turner, In thp provincial election here on October -M, to fill the vacancy caused by t(ie death of the sittbig Conservative member, R, R, Gamey, A RCYAL VISIT .Anistordiiin. .Aug. - ICniperor Charles and lOinprcsK '/.a:. ha\o arrived at Dresden to vlnii ilir kin;; of Saxony. After rfniainin;; iIhti; a day! llicy will go to Munic!i. i'm' caijilal of | Diivnrla, and Stuttgaf,. ihc capital or Wurl.tenrburg. Thty a;v an-onipanled by liaron Burlan. tin- .\ustro-lfungar-iun foreign minister. BUY LAND FOR SOLDIERS Melbourne. Aug. rS.-(Canadian Press Dispatch troni rtouter's Limited).-The Vlctori.m govnrnnieut hn.� purchased ;;.'!,(i(>0 aires, costing nearly $l',000,()Oi) lor .-ioldiera' settlemont. Tho Federal government has osluh-lishod a directorate of educational war propaganda. f,ondon. Aug. 2!t.--Tlip Ccriimns arc watching a very tuvorable liiio nlo'ig the A.ilC'tfe, Oisp; Sornmf and Tortfllc. but it remains to bo seen whellior (hey will be permitted to make a Htaiiil (here, or even carry out a rptinenu'al "aci'Oding to plans." to this lino witn-oul it being broken somewhere -Isc by the allied forces. The most Important obstacle to ih,' German scheme is the recent advance of tho British on both sides ot the Scariio. which .Is a serious fiankiug tbrcal lo the whole liindenburg position. Tlie liritlsh already are i,i contact with tho famous Druiour'.-Quen-tin "swltcli" running from QU'.riint lo Lille. The nniish losses continue extremely light. As an instance on .Monday, the lirsl day the British army attacked north oi' the Scurpc', over frrnunil litcnilly idantod with Oerniiin machine Kiin.s, the British total casualties were much (ewer than tliB enemy's casualties in prisoners ulono. I'risoners taken in i actions ot this kind usually number less than a third ot the casualties In enemy killed and wounded. Numerous single Germans and small groups are surrendering at every opportunity. tlirousrh the Merchants Bank. With Brandies in all parts of Canada, and correspondents abroad, this Bank is in a position to pi-esent 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. THC MERCHANTS BANK Head Office : Montreal. OF CAMADAk Established 1864. LmillJUIDGE BRANCH, MONAUCII BRANCH, NOBLEFOUD HRANCM. R. J. DINNING, MaSager V. A. EBHRLY, AotinU Mana||er. M, A. KILPATRICK, Acting MoniSer. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. LL.D., D.CL, Prejid.ni H V. F. JONES, Ai.'eOen'l, Manager SIR JOHN AIRD. Cener�IM�nM� V. C. BROWN, Sup't of Central Wenem Brs.neh�f capital Paid Up, $15.000.000 I Reserve Fund. . $13,500,000 SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS Security, convenience and courtesy are assured to all who deposit their savings with this Bank. If it is not convenient for you to visit the Bank person* ally, you may open your account entirely by mail. �� Lethbridge Branch - - - - - R, T. Brymner, Manager Warner Branch ------ J. H. 5. Gordon, Manager Milk River Branch..... J. V. Steele, Manager Xew York, Aug. 29.-ITow the Canadians woro quietly training for the recent offensives 'ot Amiens and Ar-foB, while the Germans were attaek-ing, was told hy J. H. Woods, editor ot tho Calgary Herald, chairman of tho party of Canadian newspaper men which returned home yesterday after a tour ot Groat Britain to inspect tho Nogales, Ariz., Aug. 29.-Drunken citizens on the Mexican side of the border were held responsible for the shooting which occurred last night wliich resulted in the wounding slightly of an American soldier. Brig. General Cabell announced today that everything was nulet throughout the night and no further trouble was ahtlclpated. A NEW Ml Chicauo, .Aua. .29. -' Federal Judge Landis today denied a motion for a new trial in the case of 100 I.W.W. leader* recently' convicted of conepiraey to interfere' with the government's conduct of the war. AUCTION HOUSEHOLD GOODS Mr. Sydney Jackson 313 12th St S. WUl SeU Household Effects at His Residence SATURDAY AFTERNOON at 2:30 o'clock enough said, but below-18 a list of sombw'the ' articles to be sold: / 2 mahogany dreBserai sideboard; china closeti diplng UMh chairs; mahogany parlor uite; braM bed; chlttonter;; secretalT^s handBomo mualu qablnets Motional book case; carpet; linoleum; Wtulien utenBllB, etc., ote. terms cash A MONSTER SALE Of BOYS' SCHOOL SUITS " FRIDAYAND SATURDAY Together with hosts of bargains in all children's wear staged prior to school opening. The prices quoted here will compare favorabljr with any mail order house and you have the advantage ''of seeing what you buy." You can do better at Hennesey & Wilson's. Of First Importance This Sale of BOYS' SUITS at 25 Per Cent Less 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 further inducement to convince you of the extraordinary values this sale provides the prices quoted here should supply it. B0YS'SUlTS$yl.95 BOYS'SUITS $y.95 worth to $10.00 Selluig at........ BOYS'SUITS $C.95 worth to $11,00 Selling at........ BOYS'SUITS$ worth to $12.50 Selling at.......... 79763313 67 88 ;