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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETHBR1DGE, AUGUST :tl, 1918 -T- NUMBER 222 ILL TAKEN LAWLESSNESS IN LONDON-AMERICANS MAKING ADVANCE GERMANS IN FLANDERS Whole Battlefront a Vast Panorama of Shell-Fire 'Allied and Czech Foices Have Pushed Bade Bolsheviki for Fifteen ARE CLEARING THEM OUT OF SIBERIA AT A RAPID RATE Vijd'ivoitok, Monday, Aug 26 (Associated Prtu) Entente forces .and Czecho4U.ovaks have attacked the BolshtvSkj Red Guard ron the Uwurj; River front have driver iht enemy back of 15 mllei Prison-- booty- was ed forces 01 ID. mm taken and b iaptumijby.the allied r conmttnJcation Iseved'ov the authorl f been receiyei It Is 26 and says tlio Askalrad-'re have a big vie- too Men our troops have In fhcted Revere looses on the onemj who 2000 A Uif organised; remnant; or -_tHe.Ldefeatei co nnter-r evolutionary -.band' retlre battle along the Ussurl River, losing 400 niPD killed The correspond cnL adds that the Bolshovlkl troops arc Ileelng tonard Khaboravfl} antl that, 'the Japancsce have 'occupied Iman uiid way between Klkolsf'and Kliaror- avsk. With lliu. American Army in 'rancc, Aug. ween tho Aiiettft Aisne and ar southeastward along the Inc of the" battlefield is one panorama of fire Here at lie moment the', Germans- are offer- ng the moat ,lnco the issue sector has a greater strategic" than any vhcre else along tbe-whole" tronL With General Wansm's hieb already across the Ailette-on cither :tlde of he village of Chainus, enemy's iold on Coucy-Le Chateau is' threat- mporfant to Ihe Germane as a utmg center of -TsMnt hack Xoyon and1 those lighting stout- ly on the left bank of the Allctte. From the crest of Iho plateau north ot'Solssona shells can be seen.burst- Ing.like surf against the "-German lines. American troops ID. the'-'ceii ter are still flpbtlng to clear the dif- ficult entanglement 01 thenil There-has been no close light- ing m ihcse rallejs as A philosophic was" encountered- today in tho road near He safd, "tLey told me that the Anierlcaus murdered their prisoners. When'asked if he had believed that he answered: "One does not make a great nation out ot men like that." A BAD FIRE IN BRITISH HONDURAS I ________ Tampa, Viorltla, .Aug. 31. Xews today of a disastrous fire at Belize, capital of British Hon- duras on August II, In which the the colony, Hart Hen- seriously injured. Tho fire starlet! in the itbst office and swept Itrbugh tlie little city, destroying tbe library, telegraph office, irracks and other government builtl antl: several si ores. The loss is istimated at 0 0- Tueves Make Hajr While the Policemen Strike m Lon- don Robbing Stoies. v. NO being Labor lucre iv111 issue ot the Herald ar news ViillHw bul tctmcd j Want German L to Make peal to 'Allies to Stop Raids 31-pAnt iuiporE meeting of representatives', ffopa Ithmc began jesterdaj it Saarbru eke ri; T he f erchcip catlcil1 to discuss meanj protection against the 'aHfed air ratda. It was decided to appeal to German headquarters to come to ment for both abatai'U from air attacks upon open towns' The question of air defenses. If th appeal fails was also discussed as measures lor tKe repair of prop eny damaged and the payment of In d enmities to the families bi person killed of.-' iujtiredi.: anc rates ha've increased gujon, ncorinn 'direct hit iov-Ed Tells German People Britain' Brought U- S. Into War M ith thcr ArcrJerican Army' fn ranee, Aug- 31 (Associated Press} tt was a secret. treat> between reat Britain aud'tne United States tat'1 caused America's entry into the sir, accordinjftb Captain Karl Bo ormer bcrrnan t "naval attache; whose book on the sub- set has been puTjlished iu Berlint ac ordfng to a prisoner taken north olssoiis; The prisoner -told ors lliat Captain Eds book tolt le story of his u 10 United States and that it explain d clearly that fiad it not been, for a eci el alliance America certainly .vpulji ever Have the ,war.[ irisoner expressed .belief, in thefslor'y dttiug that lUwas accepted as true jttliis countrymen UOST-OF POLICE FORCE IS NOW OUT, BIG'PARADE'HELD IS SETTLED. Londoni strike of memoers of London police force has according announcement madc_. Ihis .evening by tthe Exchange Tele- graph Considerable iwleswevs- marked the first ni Ltmd6n TWtffeg the Iioars o became found a numbef of jew eller's am! other place 5 -of busl ness brokeu and considerable prop erty stolen particularly Irue in su senlrer- asi the am other bus) streets which are so well guarded that shopkeeper leave their goods on Mew during th nigh tr1" Some ol theaej pi aces YTG re en- clvillah! police nrolec lion during mgnt, There a few mllitarj police about but tbey de- their attention to their own and IE had tried ldjiol able to cope the gene rail jf nork ed in Strike Spreads Aup.: strike of London policemen spread the ntght find' today a tna roops tongaded with the British .7and French forces being withdrawn as rapfdl) aa possible fo Joinihe Ilrjt American field arniv under General Oenefal March said todiy, it hh neeM> confere'nce ifers the senate military commftt-W The Chief of staff threw no lighl on the part nre play tne present offenahe, but the alon nas given that proprahty of concentrating the army for action nr dcr General Perslilng was golnjf for ward Shipments of llavltand airplanex, which wcro leinporarll) held up on the order .of-Secretary-Of War.Bfttfer; 3o certain could niarte them, General March said, fiumctl this week jptity.'of tho constables had in the movement. The city of, London police Joined the Metro polttan last, night 'andjOnly a 'feiv members of the night shifts '_i nhtch comp.on dutj at six. o'clock, ap "Beared on {he streets 'London is customarily the most thoroughly and efficiently policed-of all "tbe' great cities of the but one might walk for miles toda% cut the sight of thd familiar hclracl andfc -blue, uniform Comparatively few constables responded to he lalve the polic-Siiiens place Vancouver, Aug. an 4C ''selective" logging operations where only the highest of tim- ber1 is utilized, besides absorbing the spruce, .product of-nnmbsrs of other camps, and supplying tlie logs lor saving at a large number of coast mills, the, Imperial'Munitions Board's, department of aeronautical supplies under "Major Vustirj Tailor, has now caught stride so that Tie present mdnlhh of tacra plane spruce over only 6ne Canadiin are more than double the entire Britislfspruce out put from August 1SU to January 1918 This lias J.lie coor dmatton of logging mill plans The-.o'rganizalion Vork" started 3917 Aeroplane needsliatl fcut! recently :dem6nstrated Ilia adap abillt> of silka spruce I ittlo WE inowii'-bf conlGinlug'clear, ong grained Irces I arge sums of were, peni, m crntsmg the Islands and the mainland toast forests inth the co-operation of the logging ind him boring' invests the valuable on the Is where Ijttlc logging had ever been inderlaken. Tints, a'huge new try 500 Vancouver and 200 miles frbrii'Prince Rupert bad to be organized 'To provide specie' equipment v-tfild have laKen months hut the co-operation of the log ging InteVests of the province, oper ntioris'on non-essential timbers cefis cd and tbe plants tran-portetl to the ns> sprnto, regions Todaj practically all areas ot suit able spruce are- he logged and as cruiserB reports indicate new cues the tractors, arc dispatched Have Wireless The .lieadtiuaYters' on- the Butish to Fiom Strong Line lit Flanders, iri New Peronne Front, Have Ack vanced Beyond Mont St. Quentm, One Mile From City. With thefintisri Foices m Fiance, Aug iated successes on the Lys salient sector of the battlefront have caused the Germans to start retreat fiom the r eigHbrhood of Kemmel lo opposite ne. The withdrawal is progressing _ _ With the Aug Field Mar thai Hal-g'a men today are attacking between Bapaumc Somme which hefd by Is prac ____ .nguarded That London is on6 of the most ordertyof cities Is roved by the absence, bt Ihe police ifttivfrom their beats T Held a Following a meeting in the opcti Mr' at Tower Hill, at their grievances v, ere discussed, three In plain clothes At the recline decided that the executives of ild rcncvi police jie Tarlous (he outside viorld existing tho poUconlons tmion shoul Ihelr 'Wnuesl lodaj ot the CoiiimisslOMr [or permanent ncres' og in Secretary Carmlchacl ot', the London Trades Council, land other: labor leaders assured' the strik- er's' that organized Iab6r is in sym ii, them Dr Cafmlchicl de that workmen slood ready to make "Monday a general liolldiy as an cmrrcssion of wis'propojed at thfi mcMnt lhat of the union go to Whitehall today antl dcmanit la see I'reflflitr Lloyd George tt resolred at the meeting tlial tho po lice on duly at all said, of Hi 6 fact that the public appcrfs gen be In sympathy -irllh the It hare and harb superintending in toucli with on Ihe'Islarida were turned, on "sprue excltialtcly- and ".this sawing capacH Is being augmented I are als tovred to the mainland mill u or king cichuiVeb on a i'rmco RupCrl In additlort to thl practicall--1 every ratll on tirfe watr so sltuafsrl tUat its facilities could h used 13 aeroplane sprue for the department TLc pulp an laper nllls ire atao large producer )f aernplariG luntber' Ono ot the eo lous tlie Iran: lion .of men, equipnienl and sup JOrtaiiwn ui men, HU] plies t6 QuotfnyCharlbtte Istand (or tho towing of the Urn jer jlor thia a large fleet of tugs ahd scons tirts liecn organized; In addition ID spnlco ninety three contracts tor BC tlr Bultnblc for aeroplanes let not) been irith ttkow o( oUIK- CAR STIMKe t Aue On s twenty two towns 'ntir canpldely tltd up early bi t "IrIKe 1'honsanda of eit, many of employed In eigagejl on KOTernmenL con unable to report for and other out of tho t won yesterday by, the American-forcei nofthweit of pomfx-out, a along the Chetnjn Ocnte't Tbe Americans can the tower Laoh f r v London, Aug Kemmel, the famous southwest of whicfi wai the seine of terrtfJc during the German offensive in Flanders late irnApril, been captured by the British, according to from tnerfront, -1 Mount St Quentln, and a half south of Peronne has been taken by Field Marshal Halg s Sj The British troops Which; captured Mont St are now rrc. In the direction of BaisV, about two mUes north east of Peronne. The French troopjS made advance on the Ailette River and in that neighborhood occupying the southern outskirts of the wood, 500 southwest cf-Coucy; In the Lys salient the Brttjsh hold La Couture and Let Trtm and are west of Doulleiiat and Notie'Bobim. Field Marshal HatgTB forces also have progressed a mffe and a half east of Balllcul British tVoops have taken Montedelille and Kemmel Hill DRIVEN FROM POSITIONS; Aug 3f troops have been driven positions east of Clery, on the Somme of Peronns, and 'tbe British advance -Jin; thli locality is continuing, 'according to the official statement issued at the War Office today1 TAKE and .NT MINT otdcfdf lionlftn courier botiml for cOurJc here lie, sidles It OPrmans ire the 'fc lait culture In nay are said, tnd being while Ekn music U WvoJdd'ea Food Ing hts Instituted' and the bread ration Val been 1 it a Ihe meat ration a dally gnaflef o( kilogram conrier .staled fhal Gcronnn op- QIC tfonal 'BpirlL iticrcaslng ;h6 I slve _, London, Aug 31 On the south the Lys salient the Brit Ish have Occupied the village of Lacouture, nortncau The British als6 have captured a strong oolnt known ai the St Scrvins Farm and the village of Eterntngy, north of the Arras Cambral Roid and Mutheast" of Arras i NEW CAPTURE London, Aug 31 forces entered the village df Dran outre, south of 'on V the' north side of the Lys salient, ae carding to the official statement Issued at ilte war office ARTILLERY Pans, Aug artillery fire narth of NoXon.Jind between the Ailette srid (ht Xlsne' flfyers Is reported In tbe official statement issued at the war office tc-day Theitext of the stateme'n "During tbe night rthere artillery fighting In ttit reg- ion of the Canal Nord, north of Noyon and between the Ailette and the t" "German raids in. the Champagne. were unsuccessful'' K r CANAOIAN'SUCCESS, Aug North of the village of Bullecourt and Htnde- court has the sterie eX, sue ccssful work by tnc Canadian forces, according te dufal, enemy I mere 13 >cslenlay on both.wWs He unable, to the% pro gress.ol the eod fenenl Horae ud o meets a running, at Ight angles across Trance to Nanci, position is exceptionally ng since it is north of oua on a high plateau overlooking the alley of the Atsne to the snuth and he Aitettc td the noflb Tberc aro oodcd ranges of hills in this St which' dbmthateiLaon, and a serious defeat ro e Would ob ge the enemy to 'make: precipitate. etreat and force him to abandon nut the line of tbe but the .hrcc lines formed h> the Aisne the and the'Allette. General Ludendorff lu consequence, ias thrown in the be it divisions ,ho can mitster These arc Alpine regi menla Prussian Guards and picked Bavarian and Saxon unit? Sf Americans With Them t GencrfH Marigln has In-his command itno ot.ttie finest Ainericaa divisions togcJier elite French Col snJfll troops Jhe fighting Curing tho last forty eight hCura has equal led in ferocltj anything as aiin during ho Had to Give Way NCvcrtlieless thfe eneroy had" givo -tay and tho lave v.on half the plateau hetweeu Soi3HOns and the Couc) Le-Ciiateau, ft gtMed importint gr6und iir latnre it- it' I >_j British" .c'cWr nUrt'admitted that tile Brillsh troop: beeii'forced' to back fo the ouUklri of _ General Minglit ttc south erit end if the line The region (n K fatting fornft an elbow E OJiuWSUfE Londoti, Aca it' Itmpti have bsen made on Ihe Irle of Lenlne, the prtmter at adcortflng t'} a Wirefets rtdefved her4 from (he RuMlan capital unJjr dsla'of August 30. Lenint wai wounrferf s DENIES SOCIALISTIC CONFERENCE, ig 31 Brantlnt. _____.. Soc'alfH leddeiy dlicfwl- reports of an SocUlI Conference lalfrinkeo, accord lag bf (he Telolr-1- "---------f- ilk to tne It nilr be that iome OenMn, A and Swiss Socialists, but the meeting Is of >o He declares that Wno Ulic a s yet t( i real latertiUoMl wttkh-tie figndng form's an elbow as yet if i -i. ;