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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WINNIPEG WHEAT castf.. 117% May option 122% July option............. WEA1HER High .and cold VOLUME vm. LETHBR1DGE, ALBEBTA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12. 1914 NUMBES 2 Kaiser's Troops Discomfit- ed at Allies Subterran- ean Warfare DON'T LET REPORT OF MONSTER NEW GERMAN YOU WARSAW ADVANCE Naval Experts of All the Powers Agree Thai the Present Warships Cannot Use Them. Northern France, Dee. al- lies' lia c siU'nc.d the Grniun butteries west oi shells no longer fa.ll in Ariiien. rres and Biithune, too, is now. their Tlfii Germans bave withdrawn from 1lu hills southeast of 1-ia.assi. which held tenac.ously so t.fn. The. pressure of the French ofiensi c on Liilc and Arras lino and the capture o! tile village oi bins necessary.' '.BACK Nil A ft LENS 'French forces have ..been able to pi.sh on'to" within four miles oi j tbey are close m-- dubtrial town, north" of Lens, v.herCj the railways connect Lille and basse and Arras intersect. CAMIiUAl AOAIiX At Arras the Germans are masin; more stubborn resistance, here too, the French are making headway, particularly southwest towarri IJonai and Cambrai, where several German trenches have been captured anil I'.AlSEIl'S.FQHCES DISMA i K.1) I Town in France, via London, Dec. i a points ihc Iron the Germans have s'i.oivn dis- comfort at tho increasing pressure of allies..One might get the impres-; sion that the Allies'were advancing! inch by inch they are doing be.tler, but- whatever the gain, anil it 'is ir.tich, it. acts like a tonic on the al- lied troops and spreads dismay amonn the- Kaiser's forces. SKY-HIGH dangerous work for the allies' pers.. it is disastrous lor -Germans who have occasionally'1 retaliated. SUBTERRANEAN WARFARE CHECKBOX-TEUTON FLANS GONE AWRY TWO GERMAN SUBMARINES DESTROYED s The Admiralty has not confiramtion of this reported submar London, Dec. close of tha eighteenth week of the war finds ihe stirring operations in the eastern the- atre or chief immediate importance. Since the military headquarters on both sides profess satisfaction with the situation as it affects their re- spective armies, and are giving out- siders only scant opportunities of I'ormino- independent judgment, _it. is difficult to estimate precfsely the sig- nificance of what is happening. A Cos Slipped Nevertheless, it is being said by British commentators that something 'went wrong with the timing of the A.uatro-German operations for the re- lief of Cracow, Galicia. 'The converg- ing columns apparently failed to ef- feet n junction, with the result that General Diraitrleff. former Bulgarian minister at Petrograd, seems to have been able to inflict a sharp, reverse on the Teutonic forces by repulsing the Individual armies beforu had Lime to concentrate. Lodz Capture Unimportant Further to the the capture oC Lodz by the. Germans, so far as is known, has had no spectacular senueV Warsaw Advance j Military writers in Berlin ;have warned the public hot to Base 'exces- sive expectations on the. capture Lodz. While the invaders made fierce onslaughts against lines northeast of .Lodz, on both ind Thursday m to break through towards Warsay, to have accomplished, little. Claims Don't Jibe It is considered possible, however, the Germans now are placing chief reliance upon the efforts to turn the right Hank of the army of Grand Duke Nicholas, through efforts of the in- vading forces which have beea push- ing from Mltiwa, near the east Prus- sian border. The German War Office statement yesterday, said that the attack was progressing, but Russian headquart- ers claim that the Teutons have repulsed there and put to flight. The.1. more optimistic British observers think that they see in this quarter a situation In process of development which is similar to that which receiv- ed in the previous effort oC tlie Ger- mans. The invaders, however, are now- imich stronger than when they made thp earlier effort to reach the Polish capital. Germany Needs Victory Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. (Continued on Page fiy. For more, than :200 miles the allies arc carrying on this kind of subter-j rancan, and invisible warfare, but] when the earth ruriibles and the rnnir] ble'is followed by a violent upheav- al, we know that tire allies ba.c gained a point vital to their own front .and'irretrievable to the invad- FRENCH OFFICIAL .Paris, Dec. text oi today's French report is as' follows "The cnation canal to the north of the house YbUR VOTE ON MONDAY Ymone whose name is on tuc er. b list, and who is 21 5ears of age ants included. Polls will'be located in the lollpw- ing places and wjll.be open from s a. m. to 8 p. m.: Basement.of Hardieville. school A MS ASSESSMENT1 ABOUT SAME KINS Commtlee ilindsLittleitdComplain of-Higher Assess. ment for Property in of the Merchant's Bank .and Along 13ih Street J. T. fiurris Now a Disciple of Vere hcan, 1918 an, lflu the main, fair-and e .uitaalo Billings, Montana, Dec: announcement was matic today t li n t Campbell's Scientific Farmer, Austin Collier, Who Has Six Brokers Here is Killed in Action HOW BRITAIN SWEPT THE PACIFIC Hero is a complete list of ships of. the German navy put but of action by the British fleet: .Cruisers unj TSrek (sunk) Alagdeburg n