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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVK Haig's Men Cross Hindenburg Line In the Vicinity of Buliecourt With the British Forces In' France, Aug. 30^(A8�oclated Press).-(4 p.m.).-It Is reported that Baltleull, on the northern side of the Lyg salient, has been evacuated bv the Germans and that the British are entering the town or may soon occupy It. All the country south and west of the river Somme Is now free of the enemy. Longatte and Ecoust-St. Mein, southwest- of Buliecourt, are reported to have been captured today by the British. London, Aug. 30.-(7.30 p.m.)- � Troops of Marshal Haig today crossed the Hindenburg line to the south of Buliecourt. In the Lys salient the British force* are re> ported to h�ve talltnlly Ini-porlnnt at prosont, the enemy appears to have clier-Und tlio I''re;ich until lio can extricate hinisolt from the peril- Aak any traveller what keeps him fit while "on the road ' mo FRUlT SAL! "FROM FACTORY TO HOME" Economy Means Buying Things Worth While Poor quality means waste-yet^ many people buy inferior pianos who are too thrifty to buy clothing, utensils, or machinery of poor quality. Every day our stores prove that we sell top quality pianos for leas �money than is often paid for indil-fercr t instruments. Our "Factory to Home" system SAVES. MASON & RISCH LIMITED BAUMORAL BLOCK FIFTH ST. S. LETHBRIDGE Important Auction Sale Favored With Instructions from Mrs. J. W. Kerr FRANK WADDINGTON WILL OFFER FOR SALE, BY PUBLIC AUCTION, AT THE � PREMISES, - At 515 6th St S. TUES., Sept 3rd AT 10.00 A.M. QUANTITf OF SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS INCLUDING^ Two mahogany dressers and commodes; solid oak bed, coll spring, felt mattress; brass l)ed, coil spring, felt mattress; library Hot, ;! ploces;. fumed oak, upholstered rocltor; stair curpotlne; larKO framed plate glass mirror; Singer sowing machine Al" condlllon; box couch, iipholsterod; china cabinet and socrofairo; solid oak rooUer; oak occasional tabic; 5 carpet ao.uaros; 2 pairs genuine Navajo blankets; 3 eiderdown tiulUsi; 0 pairs feather pillows; 12 pairs Bheats; 13 pairs pillow cases; C pairs upreads; coiigoleuni rtig; large oak dresser; mission oak arm chair; McClary cook stove; 3 pairs ne.w Hudspn's Buy blankets; portiere curtains; tapestry window drapes; 405 Winchester automatic rifle; a Iwse quantity of brand now table llnon and towelling; wlute enamel bed, spring and niaj;trcss; massive oak dre.saor; jardlnere atunds; laoparrt skin; large quantity of crockery; cutlery and kitchen utensils; pictures; curtains; window Hhades, etc, etc, REMEMBER THE DATE PHONE 770 ous position in the salient between the Somme anfl the the Olse. "J'rogress .southeast of Arras would aenm to he the mast important foatnra from the grrnt battle front. The Cniiadtan.s. it iiiijionrs, aro wlowly advancing along the Arras-Cambral road and aro widening the gap In the famous lino to which the Gcrcnaiia retired, eiRlitecn months ago. "It seems that any great advantages Uritlsii Bi'ore In the region may shatter Gfcrmany'R hopes of conducting a defensive campaign along this front, lo which; It is probable, the Germans are-now hastily withdrawing." Destroy Bridges. With the British Armies In P'rnnce (noon).-Tlie Germans have destrtiycd III! the bridges across the Somme, In-clmllng the railroad bridge and the regular bridge at Pcronno. Northwest of Peronne, bowcver, after the river changes its course, from the north to the west, the Brlt� lah swept in ho fjulckly tliat: tho oaii.'jc way over the Somme at Clery, to the north bank, was secured intact. Clery is In British hands. i'eronno and tho area to tlie rear of that city aro well under tho fire of Brillsh guns. Xonh of I'eronno the Germans are now holding the road lo' Bapaumo as far as a point opposite of Comhlos. N'orth of here the ndv.mce of the British made tho enemy retire again. British patrols are astride tho road and aro moving southward. Bapaume seems to have been, captured without much resistance by New Zealand troops, who were assisted by pres.Mure from the English on the south. Tho town was entered from tho north and east. There was only short street fighting and then tho Germans' who had been left behind surrendered. This morning the British pushed forward rapidly from Bapaume and are now fighting to the east of Krcmicourt on the road to Cambrai. and at Ben-court. The Germans are fighting rearguard actions. The main enemy force seems to be in full retreat in this locality. North of Bapaume the most important captures have been made. The strong defenses which had been erected by the. Germans at Buliecourt Hendecourt-les-Cagnlcourt and Kien-court-les-Cagnicourl have,been stormed and captured. I'Mres indicating the withdrawal of tho Germans on the northern end of the British front, especially in the Lys salient, are burning. Many explosions have been observed behind the enemy lines. Complete Battery. London. Aug. ;10.- (Canadian Press dispatdi from Kouter's Limited).-A dispatcli from Router's correspondent at British headquarters says: y "Tue Germans have brought � up heavy batteries, but were not prepared to risk British artillery over much. Wc captured a conipiele battery, also t!2 prlsonorB nt Coniblc", and one !.'> mililmotrc howil/.cr ami four Hold guns alMaump.i.i." American Advance With tho AnuMlcan Anny on tho Veslo Front. Aug. ;ii).-(.\s30clalcd Press). - Tlio (;nrniaiis continued their stubborn rcHistiince along tlie line in front of llin American forces north of Solssons last nigiit and this niornllig. The artillery action continued to grow fioniowhat lighter early today. In spile of till- lift(M-iiiination of tho Germans to hroak down tho movement of tho AiiinricanH, the lines of the latter In tlie nelgliborhood of .luvlgny were sllKhtly Improved. lloyd-george paysiiuieto labor leaders I'roposes Toa.st to Gompcrs in Significant Terms At a Govt. J^unchcon MRS. DOOLEH ADVICE TO WORKING GIRLS MIlwOTkee. Wis.-"I wish all girli mho work and suffer from functional disorders would profit by my advice and take Lydia E, Pinkham'i Vega-table Compound. Before I was fnar-ried, when I came home from work at night, I would ba just worn out with pains which dragged me down. I took Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable Compound and it inada me feet tike  new woman. I can work from morning until niglit and it does not bother me, and I wish all girts who suffer as I did would try Lydia G. Fin)vbam's Vegetkble Compound."- Mrs. H. Dooley; 1135 25& Street, Uilwaukee, Wis. Working girls ererywhara ibeald. profit by Mrs. Dootey's ezperienca, and mstead of dragging, along from day to day with life a burden, give this famous root and herb remedy, Lydia E. Pink-ham's Vegetable Compoumi a trial. It has orerrome just such conditions for thousands of others, and why not for you? For special/adTice, wnta Lydia 13. Pinkham Medieino Co., Lynn. Mass. , The result of their 40 years esparisnca is at your service. London, Aug. "n.- Premier David Lloyd George, al ;i liinclieon given by tlic government in lioiior of Samuel Oonipors, prosliiciit of thf American Kedcratlon of iMhin- today, proposed a toast to the lualth of tho ].,abor leader who Is visiting Kngland. "I do this for two reasons," said Mr. Lloyd Georgi-. "One of these Is tho country from v.liieli our guest comej?-a country crarilud and nurtured in freedom. It has now proved It-.self true to th^^ great traditions of being the champion jind the protector of freedom. In tliis undertaking it has placed the wlinic of its resources al the disposal of thn allins in the great struggle for liberty." "Therefore," hf continued, "we salute the flag of tliai glorious land, America. For Their Own Sake "In the secoiiil plare." iio added, "we welcome Mr. Goniijers and his friends for their own sake. ^U. Gompers is a nam.> as well known in evei-y country as in liis own. Mr. Gompers, is a man wlio, like mysolf. has forgiven thost- v.lio in tiie past have upbraided liini for his policies. We are fully prepunMl to cooperate to secure the ideals which wo have always held. "It is significant that in this country, with a few e.xceplions geiitilne leaders of labor ;iie convinced that victory in this war is essential that they may achieve tlif great objects of their lives. I'levious to the war German labor organized to destroy the domination of Prussian nillitarism. The task wiilch tluy failed to acconi-plish by pacific means we are endeavoring to achieve hy military means- their emancipation from bondage. If the war had not come for a few years there would have been au. uprising of demotriicy in Germanj-, George H. Roberts, minister of lab-Of In goibonding the toast, said: "The.groat American people is joined to tho allies to demonstrate to tho world that tlie maintenance of riglit is of even greater importance than the maintenance of .peacc.'l Mr. Gompers' Reply Mr. Gompers in replying to the premier's address, said: "The ,war has ceased to bo a war. It is a crusade for right, justice and liberty. America is with the allies to tho end-the victorious end. 1 am convinced that we dare not lose. We cannot lose, we will win." TERMS OF IWO 0 RY. BOARD EXPIRE Ottawa, Aug. 30.-The terms of two members of the board of railway commissioners cy,|)ire during the coming month-D'Arcy Scott, assistant chief commissioner and S. J, McLean. Both were appointed September 17, 190G. Members of the board are appointed for a term of 10 years, but are eligible for reappointment. No decision has yet been reached by the government as to the appointments.- JAP CSUALTIE8 Toklo, Monday, Aug .26.-(Associated Press)-There has been severe fighting between the entente allied forces and Bolsheviki Red Guards on the Ussuri River front, along the Manchurlan border. The Japanese casualties in the last few days numbered 170, including officers. THE FOOT TOGGERY BOOTS AND SHOES FOR ALL AGES CHILDREN'^ SHOES These should bo fitted so that their feet will not be crowded. "Curling UP of tho toes." Plenty of length and not too much Width while children aro growing will prevent calluses on lUa soles of tho feet, fallen arches and aching largo too joints in -iHreer years. Wo understand how to fit children properly a,nd aro (|ualIfleA to correct a number of minor nilinonta. Bring the family to us tor shoes that will wear, give comfort and also have a good appearance. Softvaoles, siZ'38 0 to 4. Hard soles, sizes 1 up to any required size. W. J. Nelson and Company COR. THIRD AVE. AND SEVeNTHJIT. S., SHERLOCK BLDG, Silver (Aoss STAR.cn for all Home StarcKing TKe starcK you can depend upon for fine �work on fne fabrics. 'y^- v( |-|� Vlsnufactiircrl ^-SfTi 1. I THE CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED MONTREAL'' TURKS SOMEWHAT BELATED WITH OFfERJOIEWS Amster.-tam, Aug. ."iO.- Talaat Pa-j slia. thp Turkish gr;inii vizier, i.^ reported in Constaniinopie dispatclics by way of Undapcsl, in have closed negotiations between representatives of the ('entral iCuropeaii .lewisli organizations and tho Turlti.-'li govprn-inont with this statement; "Wo are resolved to do away wilii restrictive measures regarding enii-gration lo the settlement of J(!ws in PalestfTie, 1 a^sun? you of niy sym-palfiy for the creation of a Jewish religious ceutor in i^aiesline. by means of well organized iiiiniignilion , and coloiiizat/on. It Is my desire to i Iilace tills work nnder (lie iirotoction of the Tiirkisii government. I cherish a firm liope (bat tlie iaiiors of tlio commis.�ion wiiich has iieen .sent out lo evolve a dclaiied plan will sliort-ly be terininated." NO extIsIto THE DESERTERS Ottawa, AuQ. 30.-There is lo be no extension of the date of amnesty for deserters. It is not possible," reads an official announcement, "to extend the delay fixed for general amnesty to defaulters under the Military Service Act. All, however, should be urged to report voluntarily and promptly. Those whom it will be necessary to bring in compuisorily must be rigorously dealt with. Those promptly reporting will have every consideration given to reasons for delay and to circumstances which may excuse it." London, !\ug. 30,-Twelve hundred German niuliiieers have joined forces Willi an armed peasaijt liody and al-tiiclted liie (lernuin forces in tiie region of Dyniora. twenty-tour miles from Kiev, according to a Russian wiroloss disiiatcli received here today from Moscow. I''ierci.' figlitliig iKis taicen plare between till! GiM-iiiaiis and tiio peasants and tliere liave bi'en heavy losses on both sides. AT THE EMPRESS Xo iiioic alisorbing picture of life as lived in .New York and New lOiigland lias ever iif^rn projected on any .screen than that whicli comes to the Empress theatre stiirting tonight, -when will j occur tile iiremicre of (lie .N'civ York success, "The Co-Ucspondent," tiie Italpli W. Iiii-e prodiu'tion whicli Jewel Productions, Inc.. iias the iioiiori of presenting wilii magnetic Klaine To build yourself op when you feel run down-to bring back iiealth, appetite and strength-take llammerstein in tiie title role. It is i stoiy wiierelu a young and very boaif tiful girl is Iiirei! to a small town hold and under tlie guise, of a mock eer