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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETliniUDGK. ALBEHTA.' rillDAY. AUGUST HO. 1918 NUM13KU 221 HUN LINES LONDON "BOBBIES" STRIKE-ALLIED-FORCE ADVANCES INJtUSSIA BRITISH CRASH fto' JAnti-Bolsheviki Forces Have Captured a Port1 on the Black Sea. ARE ALSO MAKING A SATISFACTORY ADVANCE IN NORTH Canadians In Brilliant Rush Capture Advanced Enemy Defense Positions the Canadian Aug. "9. on our right-have established thc'ni- K. U. Livesay, Canadian Press .telves in Crotsiiles. After very hard! Brilliant Attacks righting diiy .yesterday rthe entire] On our left brilliant at- front of Uie Canadians has beeii push-! tacks supported by a great concen- ed forward lo a depth.of twelve tlious-' tratlon of guns resulted after persist- and yards from the Jumping off poiut .ent in the storming of Jigsaw-' on Monday last iind'il Is tiovr iu pos- Wood and Hie capture of the import- session of most of onciny imt artillery hill that lies between advance iiosiLious in' front oE what this .wood and Boiry. In this opcra- Amsterdam, Aug. 30. A nusslau .Vdl'untcer army 'lias cunturecl (lie Black Sea iibrt.ot Nova nc- fording loVittsDatrh from Kiev, 1 tho GermuuB Sevastopol, the Kussiati" Black -Sea.' n fleet escaped to ho has advertised us 'Ms main lino lion we had the assistance a few of ilrocourt-Qucaul tanks. swi'ili, j Much amusement, was caused Deep Penetration' i among tile Canadians by the puulica- t timi' of the German official "report Deep ponelraUon has been made says that the-ground easl of nlo that line oast of Uolry and also jtonclij- was captured by tlie alii of east of Vls-En-Arlois. In .Ilia first numerous tanks. A really consider- wo fighting Canadians cap- number heavy tanks, to.sav- ored more (him 2SOO, prisoners ox- Of whippets, took part in the of wounded, besides..account- ualtlc ot Amiens but less'llian a score as for large.mmibei-s of, enemy dead. Canadians in (bo number .of guns, both fighting..These were very leavy and llgltt, haye.been-captured going has been over tin cscced- >ul these ara not as the; -difficult country, pitted ivltii captures, of; the j early days ot tho! shell holes and the old fortifications neatest Metropolis in World Finds Itself Without Police Protection Today. SPECIAL FORCE OF MEN ON THE JOB; VERY LITTLE DISORDER Zv'ovc on the? eastern co'ast of DiD'jBlack Sea., InHiay Ml.c Ger-- jatccsfl llicr port sutoj ind; appar- -Continue-Advance Harblu. Aug. (Associated Press) General Seiuenoff, the anti-Bolshevibl leader, continues hia advance .toward Chita and has "captured Dahlia station and 'Kafabor siding1: Tho BoJshovikf liave retired to Sokatui siding! Ucn- cTnl SemeiioffV cavalry 13 engaged .with the Bolsheviki rear guard five versls west of Kamuor. The ct'.emy luain force Is'coiicenlratlug.at.lJorsa of thenof about a nile north-east ;6f .Boiry to polut due south of that out east, teiung in llaucourtaiid turns to the southwest where tlio troops Borsa is about fifty miles north of the Manchurian- bpnSer. H .3 175 miles southeast of Clifln, llie Huh yiki basa in (hls'regiun. Consuls Leave Anjalerdam, Aug. Ihc embassy staff, Ihc last-' eiilculo representatives al Moscow, have left for home1, under' a ppecia! safe Conduct provided by file Holslicvlki government, according to a Moscow ills patch lo the Lokal An- ol Berlin.' Execute Revolutionaries fcorod been "chosen as a. temper ary hcartritiarlers by the military re Tolutfnnsry committee, the town be Jiic T.'oared of ccuntcr revoiulionai according' lo. R Moscow Iplcsrnm to the North German Gazette. Eleven of tho counter revolutionaries -have been executed. bailie, because. Ihc enemy hasi 'pllowctA the policy! 'DC witlttlrawing' i is, artillery f ari as poss ible behiiid iiid i .Pelves of while numerous small woods and yalJeya .otter ground 'for machinb' gun strongholds AcrVintft. Particularly.: fine Has Wen the nfl Vance aJowg the.Canjhrai throughont' much of "winch HIP. troops engaged had both Uictr tlic air. Such apposition the- net of Voods, heights and natural defence1-0 comyrised ,'ln Hie triangle of Tizm ON PAGE Ang. 30. Serious strikes' involving has put a. Bociicuni, in WealphalSo, actordlny to dis- Vatcliea recoiverl h'era toitay from Munich.' Three thousand strikers havorbecn aeni to tho front, anrt deported from Hie region tinder escort. Troops are guard-' Ing the town, ft (3 aald. as rtola are feared. Yet Be Forced Inip War giiinst the Pirates of Thic Seas Madrid, -Aug. The cabinet coun- cil will meet at fire o'clock lltia aftor- noon. Accordine. lOi IHo pfficlal ei- pUnation the meeting' will be held to ciiES ccoj'.omic and 'the hudgct; but it is the 'general bnlle' that other imiiortant dtacusstpns will be brought fovlh. Count Romaiionea, miiifster of jus- ftcc, speaKliig to newspapermen today declared thero was no occasion 'or a) arm. Other mi nisi era arc; inaking great efforts to calm the people! Some of, Idem declare. that parliament meet soon to deal, with ques- tions which Count .Ronianbnes is tih Ins stcris.to modify :cr .even' suppress Iho censorship, regaril- ed as very ot Ihe; cabinet council is prolyably'phiy the.Hr.it of n aeries of gatherings which will con- tinue Into September, li la said that Ihc Duke OL Alba, winistcr of public Instructions, will be spite of III health. Hi. .5 10 BE LAW i May Receive President's lure Provides Power of U S. in HUN PAPER ADMITS A "PAlNPUL" SETBACK Lonrfon, Aug. of the union said, that at neon today police'men were on strike and .th'at the'.number hourly increasing. V London, Aug. oulsidn of'the liltlo; square mile composins the city has been without 'police- 'proiccttoti since mid- night, when; the. famous Metropolitan police fdrcelwettt" on 'strike. Traffic, Amslerdam, Ing on the German withdrawal, the Frankfort ZeJtung finds com- fori in the assurance thai a short- ened defense line will require fewtr reserves, but it acknow- ledges that the retirement means "a painful setback." It declares that the surrender of Roye, which is a mass of rums, was unimport- ant from a military point of viewr and concludes: "Marshal Foch may again let tlie British and French, possibly also the Ameri- can divisions, knock thetr heads against a brick wall. He will not, however, break thro us h the Ger- man wall of defense on French soil. Neither will he throw it. back Rhine. Our front hold's firm." AVashlngton. Aug. tin man power -bill will be law before night, appeared probaule early tqjtej The senate to approve conference draft of the bill soon afte convening at nooti and arrangement hail been made to have Hie hill slgrie In.mediately by the presiding officers of the two houses. .The b'ill to be transmltta! to President wliop on. aecoiint ol the urgency measure, ivas'cxpccted lo loseno'tjmb in afiixing his signature. Approxi- mately thirteen million men will "be affected by tlie law. Plans for the final congressional'ae-. lion OJi the bill yesterday ivcre Wock- etf by adjournment ot Iho ntmoat Iho "same" lime" the h6use" approving tho conreretico report.-' the duration of the war; reguiara'rr-tcirncd out; huudredsv to do, the work of the 'The strilie becanie worse 'as the mprningvVvore .on. Many me in burs of ihe. day. forte joined the strikers ibroughbut the metropolitan a small numbfer OL lhe ine'D" reinained :it Plain men picketed the stations and tried.to induce (he officers on iluly-and also (he special conEtaoIcs lo striken of lhe nielropolltan aroa.dur ing, the'.early hours of tlie day found verjvfeiy" policemcn-on duty. Koine wno wore at (heir uojta had donncii uniform's through failure to get the notice from their union that a strike had-been declared. They joined their comrades when pkkets arrived to tei tliem. ol tho decision. division alone, that which looks flfter ilie class-dJslriet 61 Battcrsea r.nil WaUsworlh, SCO men (ailed! [o report. .Traffic Centres Unguarded .Such, busy West End-1 centres as Charing Cress, Hyde. Parit corner, Marble :Arcli, Caraden Toivii. ham Court Hoad. Shaflcsbury Avenue, werp .without their policemen. Similar conditions prevailed in Sooth London In feet, in most of the nietropoll- 'in area. Before (he heavy traffic appeared on tho "streets, however, it svas-remark- able ?riiat little difference the absence of polfcemen inatle, except, iierhaps, lo viaitors; fc'ho. depend upon them for Proceed as Usual Gets- Concessions in Oil Terri- lory .'Hcfrf'iiy The British Tlie jirmci- pie" by Oerniany in llic sup .agreetncnlBl to" the. Brest- siguefl in Berlin Tues- day. will notTjause'or'support tlie for- cible disunion of the former Russian territory, exnlaina 'the soiui-offidal North Gazelte. The inJIependcnce of tho Llaltic pro- vinces is assured, if says and Kussut has 'consenled lo. .recognition ol the independence of Georgia (in the Cau- The newspaper artels -that Itussia has agreed to pay Germany six hiJIion marks for German Josses 'due to Ilussiau revolutionary confiscatory legislaMon. Of this sum Ihc Ukraine and, Finland jointly will pay one bil- lion, marks, Germany has. obtained concessions! in iha'iott fields around Baku. Forces opposed to the Central Powers Irtclud. Ing British troops are in control of liaku, TO RESUME WORK OKruvd. Aug. T. W. ihinkicr of laljnr. has received from A. N'. chairman at, (lie iloyal. wiilch Is coiiiluctiiig mi' Iniiulry- Into Brlllali Colnmbln thfifilng, slating timt the masters ftTtil rafiles have been on have consented to i-esiinie iv'orV.- A permanent settlement ot the tHfflMiltj': by lhe commission h hoped (oy here. ST.'CAR STRIKE Aug. on ihe Middlesex anij Boston street railway, whlcti servcj twenty-two low.is nenr wg.i completely Ued early fftjay by a strike. Thousands of of them employed in rlanfft engaged on con frftcls, wcri) tirtaule (0 report' for I.unrton. Ang. -Another .world's record has been -mailo "at a jiirfl b> ibo completion ol a standard ship in.five working ilaya after tho laurchtrtg of Hid ,veaae1. Tli'e host took th6 ways 23 and tho work of putting hi the ma elilnery slarted the ssrhe tiay, Steam was gotten August trials were complied yeMerdA> ind she was handed the owners this morning r THE WEATHER Hlgli Low j Cool, pcan City, X..I.. Aug. inent lior ot the coastguard slalloned nerc late lant niglit shot ami Instantly kill- ed a man '-vho la alleged to Imvobcbn acting suspiciously. The slioollne on- cilncrl on the heach 1hc guard liad been stationed to witch supposed German Cards were found d'rt the 'dead man Indicating tliat Ills name might he Thomas Ellt's, N'cllhcr the officers of the guard nor po- llco would give details ol Iho shoot- ing-pending aa Jnvestigallon by i aulhorlllca. METAL WORKERS' OTRIKE SETTLED Winnipeg, Aug. meUt worhsrs' strike, which fiac exiled a little more than five and which threatened rujrture i6 many EndultrUl centres as result of an Injunction againct the may now considered proceeded-as drivers, wany of j whom (hemsclvcs on slriVf-.A aso, regulatetl the move- ment of'Vehic.ea and there was little] Crowding." i j An darly morning cnlTwas sent put Scotland Yard to thfi special con-' Stables anil by o'clock many 6f Hi em hpd reported for work and were sefil tp the busiest corners to take on diUfes which were new to them. '.hey simply litul acted as 'p'alrolniep in sectors or around j'uibliu buildings. The sia- ttons 'were not so .bidly affected as .jtere the streets, ThcTcffy nf f.ontlon police are not iiffccletl number SOD. The mci- rojiolljan force hag-between 4000 and 5000. 'Klglit of Ihcrn have to war, TliQi metropph'tan forco dehiand In- crcasctl-.wages, recognition o( ihelr union ,and the reinstatement ofVdls- union. Waahlngton, Aug.' its amendment providing for national pro- hibition beginning July 1, continuing during, the period of the wsr and during demonllfzatlon, flic emergency agricultural appropriation hill was taken up by Hie senate today with iirc-ipects of a final vole before adjournment. Tho bill with Its pro- hlbitlori "rider" Hheri will go to (lie house, wficrc it 13 believed favorable action on-the- "bone.dry" provision Is assured. Nevy York, Aug Associated Press today issues lhe following: "Moving forsvard with sustained power, British armies east and southeast of Anas appeal lo have through the Hmdenbiug line. Dispatches leceived today seem to indicate that how they have begun to "loll up" the Geiman forces on the front, to which the enemy is letning along the Picardy fiont." LonJon, Aug. captured Corfn bles, between the Rivei Sornme, it was offi-'. cially announced _today British wai office. i' "me KRENCH, AOVAN.CE With the m France, Aug which yesterday took Noyon, and advapced to Mount northeast, resumed their attack this morning and are adVa'ri'cing Lip dEfficulf" north of the OIK DRIVEN BEYohD THE SOMME With the Sritish Armies in France, Aug Germans have been driven behind the River Sprnrne everywhere. alonB the British front.uTlie whole western bank now Is'm the of F eld Marshal Halg's and at just south of British force has" crossed to the east bank, In operations corxcluded this.morning 300 prisoners fell into the hands, of the British on this side of the river, being unable, to get away In time. BEYOND COHELES Paris, Aug. British line north "of the Somma has-been carried beyond the points indicated In'jaft night's statement from. Field Marshal Haig and eatt of Comblet, accord- ing to'reports to (he newspapers here. The advance and the fall of Peronne in predicted.' Correspondents of Paris newspapers: at the- front agreed that the allied [osses In the present operations have been comparatively They say that the allies never have taken >o many prisoners and guns and'so'much material and territory at so slight a cost. FRENCH ADVANCE With the French Army In France, Auj. battle is progressing .favorably for the troops'.of General Mangin, The Germans the most .determined resistance against the French army in an effort prevent it gaining a strong foothold north of the Ailette.' A French success in would menace .the com- munications.. Cavalry the Germans yesterday) but nothwithstanding-thla display .of force, was unable to stay the advance of the French j BRITISH'RESUME ADVANCE London, Aug. Forces- east of Arras resumed their advance this morning and at an early hour had. penetrated another two thousand yards on a fravit of'seven .miles between Bullecourt and the.Scarpc, according to advices1 received here; The British forces have reached within a mile of the Drocourt-Queant switch line and have captured RJencourt. WITHIN MU-E OF PERONNE With the British Army in. France, Aug on the kouth bank of the Somme and about a rnfle from Perc-nne, has been captured by Field Marshal troops have entered Les.Boeufs and .patrols have passed Mbrval, to the British troops pushed forward in'an easterly 'direction from Bapaume, The British have made further advances to'irie north of Lens.'At one .place.they pushed forward for a distance of one thousand yards La on the Sapaume Pcronne high road, was reported to have been captured this morning. Britain Welcomes Gompers London I -Aufr- 3U. (Assoclaleil all print anil other -AiucrJCiiili 'f.alior leaders, nnd givo' nuirked jironifnciico to the statements of Mr. Oonipbrs Hie labor Hen 'ol lhe United Stales arc In favor of a 10 lhe finish with- out nave no part In HiiOfflclal negoiialiotis' M-ltfr sofiaiiaia'-or enemy countries, Tho.-Gomjiers a nation ih the Brlllsh labor world! S. Kli-LED IN ACTIOM.... Aetna.- DIED OF WOUNDS Pfe. Mark Harrison, Blalrmore. WOUNDED Sgt David Hart, Macleod, Sergt Perclval Kennedy, High Pte Albert Elliot, Leth bridjt; Pte. Cilneva, trinbrook, Pie Harrison, Qffen'an, Pte Alex Potter, Bow Island; Pte Williams, j Mountain Mill, Pte Me Don worklngmen arc shfttpiy divWed on llic (question of pcaco lertng and par- tlr.ulariy on Ih6 tjiiestion which arose" Eereral' times In tho last year as to wlielhur .British labor representatives should meet (I'erman inajftrity Social- ists at some neutral capUnl to. cusa vfar. q'uos'llons. There- Is no doubt'that B larxe miiwttfot Ois British vorkingmen are on'tlio main with the But of those .who pass current with the general public as spokesmen tor the labor men afifl Ithe labor parly, which promises to be- como- a .powcrfuf laolor in liriUsli arc what Inter wtfonRlists U .ft certain that tho most prominent of them arc not work InS men.- but thecrcllcral SocialUts have gained promlrieiico-lti.the labor party. Arthur re- cently n memhor of the JJrlti'Ji cahl net. Is the -most conspicuous 'of the lenders who would toilfor' tho Germans. Thb Tnt'epcndent Labo pa i-l y. which IIKS In 118 ranks only: a fraction of the of un- ions goc.s even fitrttior tiian >ir dcraon nnd Is conirridnly knoivn as the pacifist or "peace al any price party. On Hie other Imnd, tliere arc Inc leaders of the lyiio of Wilson, the licad ,of llic s ion, which Is gelling Mi a monBfar liotlllon for a hoycolt of flerniari ahlp ping snll sallora after tho uar'oli ac count-of tho Ireatrnent, given allied and neutral siilors by submarines narl Cnrzon, Blearier in tho honsa of lords, la one of the stai to ttiii crs. of the house ot comnions. The annual, triides' union tlon flJilcli represents fl major Ity of 'union men. will In Der by netl Mr ftoinpers and somo of his colleagues RrV accredited lo ft'as1 frxcrnal HUN ATTACKS REPuuSEii- Pans, Auj icAun ter attacks between the Alletlc and Alsne were repulsed last night by the French, sayi the war office statemfnt today Frtnct maintained tiieir gains east of' Pasly, north of Soluoni South of the 'iomme and alone the Canal Du Nord there Was no change in tho situation night. German raids along the Vesle, are stationed in Champagne, failed, r The statement reads! "Along the Somme ,-ind In the region of the Canal Ou Nord tiiere was no change during the night "Bctweenithe 'Ailette the Aisns French troops repulsed Ger man .counter attacks. East of Pasly we maintained our gains i "Along Vesle and In Cham pagne German raids Were without result night was qufet on the re maindec'.of the front." Near Pseonne LOnilSh Aug Australian troops are no'iv about milei from flje 6iit- skirts of Peronite, the Aiutra'un ttf reMufethd at frtnt ti ports Tlii captured1 FeufI leres llorbecourt. FleuCourt, AsswlH lers, uarloux and Belloy yeslefday In Ihe present drive they 125 smtarii mllefe Af' titritory ;