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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta i si PAGE EIGHT' TIIE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD News of Approach to Ham Came as Surprise WMCOLMACHIN ARRESTED ON A X^'ar Summary By Associated Press) Noyon. tho southorn anchor point ^ot tho Gorman nrmlcs in the Sonniio bat tie fleld. has been oocupioii by the Prench. :uu\ threnton seriously the Queant-I1nif0\irt suvporl lino. French anil Amcriinn troops uuiler Gonerul MmiKlii have slruik at the ------ , viliil salient north of Solssons. An Tho captnro of the city by Generii! i ndvnnce of nearly .one mile has boon lluniborfa men had been expected for | ,,,,ie in tho Cliavipny reston. omo (lays ond Its effect on the sreat ! t|,, oHjoh liere are driving: toward battle of Picardy was therefore largo- nie heights at the western end oC the Jy discounfed. ; fhcuiin De.^'nanies. Imperilling the With the fall of Koye and t'licmlnos German lines to the east and west. 10 the northward. Nnyoii hecaiue iin- ].;,st of tite Vesle. the Germans have tenable and the retirement of the Ger-I reacted ai;ainsl the Americans and mans from west of tlie Soninie I5iver j ),i,vo recaptnrcd Klsniette. apparently spread far to the sonth and I ,\ c-rinan newspaper reports that Involved Noyon and the adjacent conn-! the Polish. Czech and South Slavs of try. Morllnconrt. on the North bank Anstria-IhinRary are mobilizing, pitih-of (lie Oise. of Xo.von lias been 'ably in preparation tor a conccrte.-AskiuK that Col , oncl .Alachin be arrested for contempt j p( court and held until he spealts and i I gives out figures concerning the num-j 1 ber of draftees enlisted so far under I the Mlliv iry Service Act, nnd demanding also that Colonel tlogers. com-tiinndant at Vnlcartier, be arrested for contempt of court, F. Choquette, son of Senator Choquette and counsel for a number of draftees having obtained writs of habeas corpus sprang a tlng-| ling situation in the practice court to-j day before Judge Oronln. | Colonel'ltogers repeatedly has been j ordered to appear in cotmection Avith habeas corpus cases, hut ho has never appeared, hence the luotlou. .Mr. Choqucttt's request was otfic Fall and Winter Coats A Bigger Range of Styles and Splendid Values , , ;, .:------ . � >. iioiiueiii. s request was oiiic? be.-n trom the west, as the report tells ^i,,i,y submitted to the court today fol-' of the capture of German munition trains at Brcuil. It is probaV)le that the French have progressed along tho higher ground just south of the Sonmic ' ' � crossed that Tho French are close to this waterway at Kresnoy Wood. Situation Today Tho sitnatlon. as it stands today closely resembles that in the ?'arne sector after the Germans had made a .icr part of army and guns behind the Sonime River and along the llaraChaulny line. Tho development of the allied ad-�vant^e would seem to indicate that the ))Dckct on the southern end of the b.ittle line is being emptied and that '"^ there is Httln hnn� h,, ..m "'. "cen penetrated. The Canadians sack in which the Noyon region seems to be caught. If the French have A^ached Ham they have outflanked the German Hue to the north, across tho Somme. They also threaten to drive a wedge between the enemy forces north of the Somme and those still in Chauny, on !he Oise. Hard Fighting British Headquarters. .\ug. '-'9.- (Via London. Afternooni.- (Canadian Press Dispatch by Reuters Limited i. -Reutor's correspondent cables; "The British yt-steijiay morning, by hard fighting in wild, wet weather, advanced eastward from Arras, thus carrying the line a mile further east along tlio Scarpo than h.Td over hitli lowing the refusal yesterday of Ool-inel Machin to answer the questions asked him in court when he appeared in jiroceedings here. A motion also was introduced to force General .Vshtou,! of Ottu.wa, to reimburse the ?2,5 ho had received for tTansportation, since he did not appear in court as requested. Justic Drouin has taken tho motions under consideration. 1CE1Y18N0W mj20,00fl there is little hope that the allies will be able to catch any large number of enemy troops there. Immedia'ely south of the Somme Uritish forces have moved east to within three miles of the Somme. south of where it bends at Pevonne. and are driving the enemy back to the river crossings at Peronne and Brie. Soutlieast of Arras, where the British have crossed tho Hindenburg line they are now east of Boiry Notro Dame, three miles east of ^ro^chy Le Preux (began pushing beyond Vis-Eu-Artois soon after daylight, after which the second Canadian attack was delivered on a five mile front, fairly evenly outflanking the .VrrasCanibrai road. "The signi'icance of tho fighting is that it i.s carryin into the main arteries of the llindeu-burg line." t.-Vssorinted Press) London. Aug. 29.-The total Entente allied captures on the western front since .Inly IS. now apporaches U'0.000 prisoners and 2000 guns. The British captured more than 21,000 prisoners between August 21 and August 27, while the British fotal losses present j iu the same period, including all kill-us right � ed. wounded and missing, were only Fine Velour Coats $27.00 AND UP TO $50.00 Swell styles made full and roomy. Silk linings, deep adjustable collars, shades burgundy, brown, purple, green, navy, taupe. We would advise early buying of cloth coats as there can be no repeat orders this season. Mr. H. L. Hoover. F'ood Administrator, trom his trip abroad. United States has returned Banff for Ideal Holiday SEPTEMBER FURNISHED COTTAGES AT HALF RATES The ideal month of the season in the Mountain Resort Hotel Rates S3.00 per day and upwards. For full particulars write Secretary, Board of Trade, Banff. CANADIAN GOLF CLUB TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 14 219-14 T USE OF slightly in excess of that figure. A considerable proportion of the British casualties are in the slightly wounded 1^ class. The total captures by the Brit-' ish since August S exceed 47.000 officers and men, and the captured guns immber nearly GOO. British military observers say it is now clear that the Germans intend to retire to a shorter line on the western front, where they can obtain better de-jfensive position.s against the constant-\ ly repeated Entente allied blows and I so the enemy can economize his forces which has become an urgent necessity on acccuntot his lessening man power. Girls' Coats $7.50 up to $15.00 Women's Tweed Driving Coats Warm and durable garments. Good full styles. Easy filling. Made up from all wool Scotch coating tweeds in shades of grey, brown and green mixtures. Selling at $5/$30and $35^^^ Get the Boy Fur Trimmed Coats FROM $50.00 UP TO $85.00 Velour and deep plush materials. Fur collar and cuffs and some with fur band at bottom. Silk lined throughout. Very handsome comfy coats. Great value at the prices we ask. $50.00 up to $85.00 (f A Real Bargain-Women's i Waterproof Coats, at... �P*^ New coats in perfect condition. Light weight silk finish in shades of navy, brown, green and black. Hurry if you want one. Little Girls' Coats in cloth and silk pluth. And up to $6 up to $12.00 Sleeveless Sweaters A pretty line in green knitted silk. Stitched and trimmed in gold, narrow long girdle. The swellest garment of the " season. Emerald green only. Price $14,00 (Canadian Press Dispatch from neuter's Limited) London, Aug. 29.-The South African government is drafting regulations to prevent the use of the German language in public places. At a mass meeting at Pietermarltz-burg, protest was made against an increased cost of living and the appointment of a food controller de-I manded, together with tho restrlctloii ' ot urban rent. FIND BOOY Winnipeg, Aug. 28.-The bodv of -Mrs. Thomas Ashford, missing since Tuesda.v, wns taken from the Rod River today. Coroner MoConnel has ordered au Inquest. and FRIDAY AUGUST 29TH AND 30TH Ladies, you are invited to inspect our display of all the newest models in fall millinery. Miss Ca 604 THIRO'AVENUE SOUTH > : > : FRENCHMEN LIVING IN AL- ? ; BERTA MUST COMPLY TO ? > THE FRENCH CONSUL'S ? ? REQUEST. '> �> �> .;. .;. .;. .;. .;. .;. .;. .; .;, .;. .j. .;. The Consul General of France In CUnuda orders all young Krenchraen born In the year 1900 and those horn previously and who have not register. 0(1, to register without delay at the Clmncery, ;M7 Viger Avenue, Montreal on tho consi'riptlon lists of tho class 1920. The con.snl of Prance lakes tlil.s opportunity to remind to all the tact that the sons of Ki'enchmon born In a foreign country are under the same obligations as tho ones born on French territory, as well as those who were born in the French colonies in tho youv 1900. The Frenchmen roglsteretl and tho ones adjourned of the class 1918, a.= well as tho men of the 1919 class who have been adjourned and oxemjiied will have to present themselves at tho chancery of the Consulate General on 3 Thursday at 5 o'clock ]]) the afternoon if their physical stale allows them to do so; the ones who reside outside of Montreal will have to furnish tt medical certificate, legalized by a iSCal authority and relating with do-tailH and preclBion their state of healtl) and tnentlonlrig their weight, holKht and chest nieasurj^ Hy order of tho Consul General ot Ki'uiice. 11. nii ROUSEV IJE SACKS, ^ctlnt; Fr^biiii Cc>nsulai' AkouL you Can Fit Them Up Here For Least Money Girls' Gingham Dresses Knickers & Bloomers $1.50 to $2.50. Strong tweeds and worsteds. - Boys' Tweed Suits $5.95 to $12.00.. Splendid materials in tweeds and worsteds. Boys' Blouses anil Shirts W. G. & R. makes, washing colors. All sizes. Price 75c up to $1.25. $1.00 up to $2.50. Good styles, fast colors. Girls Serge and Plaid Skirts Pleated skirls made on underwaist. Navy serge and dark wool plaids for girls 8 to 14 years. Each $4.25. Girls' Black Knitted Drawers. All sizes, 30c. COMPANY, 602-604 FOURTH AVENUE, SOUTH ARE ROUNDING IIP AlEOOEFAULIERS North^jay, Ont, Aug. 29.-For some time past sumo defaulters under the Military Hervico Act have been hiding near Warren and stealing their foodstuffs from the farmers In that vicinity. Yesterday the Dominion Police with tho farmers set out to round them up. They met wivU armed resistance aud in the fight with the Do-.minion Polico, one man named Wains-gott was wounded. He was brought to North Bay hospital this morning and the police are atlll pursuing others. SERIOUS CHARGE Montreal, Aug. 28.-Major Firman Bisonette, who helped to ralne a Prench Canadian battalion appeared in the prisoner's dock before .tudae Cusson charged with bribing certain emplpyees engaged In the administration of the Military Service Act for the purpose of obtaCtf'ing exemption from military service for draftees. He denied the charge and was rs-manded for enquette. Ball was fixed at $600. IS SETTLED t.a!Eary, Aug. 28.-The strike of coal miners iu tho Brulo;Mlne property, Edmtyutoii district, Jisj been settled, according to advices recelvail'' wuing. BIG CATCH Bevelstoko, B. C, Aug, 2S.-A sturgeon eight feet three inches long and weighing 230 potiuds, was caught on a line at Bannock Bay, near Arrowhead by Warn Andrews, a returned sold(er. Three men hauled tho fish towards shore while Andrews killed it with rllle bullets. ~ INSTANTLY KILLED Deseronto, Ont., Aug, 28,~Cadet D, Spooner was instantly killed ai Maryvllle near here t,!. ten o'clock this jnorniiig a.s llio retiuU o* a flying acci dent. His father la W. Spooner UooHomln, Sask. at Of Mixed Paint I have on hand a large quantity put up in five gallon packages. / COLORS GREEN, SLATE, GREY, CREAM AND WHITE To clear I am offering it at redij,f,ed prices. House Paint Regular $4.25. Sale Price $3.7$ gallon. Barn Red. Regular $1.75. Sale Price $1.35 gallon. Shingle Stain. Regular $1.75. Sale Price $1.35 gallon. White Lead. Regular $24.00 per 100 lbs. Sale Price, $20:00. ' SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR QUANTITIES, ARTHUR HAYR P/O. BOX 276' OFFICE 416 FOURTH AVE. 8. MAIL YOUR ORDER TODAY, C.O.D. 09161734 ;