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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Albertas Big Amalgamated Stampede and July 22nd to 27th VOLUME Xir ALBERTA JULY 1918 NUMBER 176 GREAT CHANGES CONING IN RUSSIA DOT ATTACK Attack on FourMile Front Has Considerable Success for French BULLETINS y IS DECORATED July General military attache of the British has bssn notified of his appoint ment as a companion ofthe Or der of the Bath as a reward for his services In the APPEAL FOR PRAYERS PENEtRATE GERMAN TRENCHES TO DEPTH OF MILEPRISONERS July early thle morning attacked the German lines on a front of atfout two and a half mllee of An on the front Mont Dldler and the penetrating the enemy and making an advance of a mile at certain the War Office announced A German counter attack upon the French lines at the In the area of this was the French entirely maintaining their Prleon ere were to the number of including fourteen IrPthe Longpont region east of the Retz the French In creased their gains of yesterday and took additional July opera tlons carried out last night by British troops in the region east of Arrae netted a few the Office announced South of thV Bomme the German artillery has been display ing activity In bombarding tha captured by forces Horns Dispatch send three army to the aid according a Rome dispatch the Being Made in Albania July allied of fensiveinr Albania Is the War Office announced New beenmade along the left wing on the Adriatic the land forces being assist ed by British v The Infantry captured the toton ofFieri and took im portant More than 1300 prisoners Were taken in the ad v Italian cavalry passing be tween of thp Malacastra and the daringly attacked the enemy rear and de stroyed bridges over the Memlnl at Metal Fieri about 18 mllee north of Avlona the Italian bass on the Adriatic fallen into Strong positions at Qafa Grava and strong ly defended by the are In our At head of the Tomorlca we have caff lad the contestsd heights ofCafa Our own and British airplanss lent aid dur ing the The number of prisoners has reached to more than The capture of airplanes and machine nunv bers not and a large quantity of booty is ARRANGEMENTS FOR July represen lations by a number of child special relative lmnortance of hav ing available a supply pi farina for feeding young particularly during hot summer today the Canada Food Board made arrange jnents ifor this product to bo obtain ed In grocery and drug upon presentation ot ft doctors Retail froeeri and druggists may place their orders through the food Doctors may place orders in the way for supplies of farina for hospitals and Retail frocera or druggists will be required a give an understanding hat they will not Bell this food except under the conditions Described bv the lo f July appeal to tha American people by Cardinals Farley and to pray three times dally for the suc cess of American arms was made public here The appeal was entitled fight and TO HONOR New July tives of foreign couhtrles will Join with the state and nation in paying tribute for three days to the memory of Major John Purroy former mayor of New who fell to his death from analrplsne at Qsrstner last WORK ON PEACE July Amos professor of politi cal science at ths Indiana Univer sity and a recognised authority on International has been grant ecTa leave of absence for one year from the university to go to Wash ington and work for the Carnegie Foundation concerning peace terms when world peace is re FATALLY July an American Infantry suf fered fatal injuries when a mili tary ie waa driving collided with another at In depart ment Seine et according to Captain Webster died In a hospital at Fontalnbleu several hours after the Tan French officers who wore in tha car were July further conference between the members of the Canadian War BoVd and the representatives Of the Feder ated Shop Tradee whose demand ifor a wage in crease may result in a Dominion wide strike was held Short of impossible it was the railway wa board wil make every possible ef fort to meet the demands of the men and to preserve Immediate One of the union ofMclala ad mits that there is a radical ele ment among themIt was said the decision to communicate with tne local unions throughout Can the question of calling a strike If the tsrms asked of the companies was was by ner means ALGERIA ARTILLERY DRAFT ARRIVES July is officially an nounced through the chief press cen sors of Nee that the following troope arrived in the United Kingdom Infantry draft No First v Infantry Nova Artillery London Ar tillery draft Winnipeg Artil lery draft Vancouver Artil lery draft Calgary Artillery draft Toronto Artillery draft Kingston Artillery draft Railway Construction draft Railway Construction drift Nursing SHOES CUT LOWER BUT NOT IN PRICE Political Situation in Central Powers is Growing Say Dispatches BULGARIA AND TURKEY ARE STILL QUARRELLING OVER THE WAR SPOILS July The following is a review of the political situation exist ing in the countries of the Central cabled by the Imperial min istry of and issued here by the director of public information Ddrkness still surrounds German situation regarding 3 the KuelilMann speech which reveare a deep and sub terranean cleavage In German opin ion so that it is doubtful It Kuehlmann will net be forced to A not able symptom is the outspoken atti tude in Hungary where there are In dications of a stiffening attitude to ward The Neue Presse of June 9 reports an Inter view in Germany with Chancellor Von Payer on the Central European sit He suggests a community among the Central so Inti mate that the idea of any separation should in fact be Leading Hungary politicians crit icize this and are prepared to admit no Idea that would infringe the sovereignty of Count declared In the Hun garian parliament on June 19 that the vicechancellor will have to revise his ideas if he desires an al liance with The change in Ihe Bulgarian government shows Bul garias discontent at her German and Turkish allies action In denying her the full share of the Mallnqv represents the Intransigeant un compromisingly republican regards the whole Dobrudja and ern but though the change of ministry shows a weariness of rulers Vid thewar there is no of a less proGerman Recent and current events In Rus sia and Siberia together with the Eng lish Labor party conference and the appearance of Kerensky all tendto show a stiffening of the universalen thusiasm liKfavor of helping the real Russia free herself from the German CAPEUE TELLS Work of the Air Forces With the British Army in fiily tnatn resistance to a great nun necessarily come from the artillery and t 18 not realized how much the allied air forces contribute to the work of applying the bralins to the German military During the early stages an offen the whole character of the air fighting While maintaining reconnaissance and bombing behind he enemye a great number of aro sent up with rx roving commission to harrass an impede the advance by causing the maximum They attack cross roia and im portant they dumps and transports and they disperse con centrations of For this work some of the fastest and most mobile of fighting machines are flown by pilots especially trained T obstructive In modern war an advance must go by time An hours delay in taking an objective the resiilt of an unexpected obstinate resistance at a vital may lead to dislocation of the whole There can be little doubt that the failure of the German command to develop the initial advantages gained in the fighting this spring was due largely to the splemlid work done by the entente SAYS BAKERS FIEilES A BLUFF Germans Would Like to Think America Was Only Bluffing July in Swiss papers the text of Secretary Bakers letter to President Wilson giving the American troops movement to Europe by caused German authorities to permit its publication in according to a dispatch re ceived from The KoelniscBe Zeitung published the letter under the heading Amer ican the dispatch and commented aa follows Baker thinks he will be able to dissipate all doubts about the ex actitude of his figues with It only the usual American We know from reliable sources that the figures in question are inor dinately exaggerated and in no way correspond Marconi Gets Permission From Argentine to Build Huge Plant There July shoes of various shades will continue in vogue for women and misses tout next spring will Me marked changes In shapes and colon as a result of the This was pointed out by speakers yesterday at the annual shoe and Issthsr style which was attended by dealers from all parts of the THE WEATHER High and 88 60 Statement on Submarine Situa tion Calculated to Deceive German People July statements regarding ac compllslrments madafcy Admiral Von German minister of marine the reichstag on are described by naval officers here as typical of the misinformation which Is being given the Secretary of the Navy after reading the cabled extracts from Ad tnlral Von Capelles remarkec that ho preferred to take Admlra Sims view of the It is admitted in navy that it is Impossible to secure absolutely accurate figures on the destructlonvof but allied officials have reasons to believe that the rate of sinkings has definitely overtaken the maximum possible German construe tion It is believed further that succeed ing weeljs will see a gradual improve ment in the efficiency of the antisub marine with a constantly mounting ratio of certain destructions of Von Capelles statement that an average of five big a is being was brand ed as a gross exaggeration PUT THEM IN THE Buenos July The Mar coni Company is to erect the largest wireless station In the world near Beunos before the departure Trom Buenos Aires of Count Lux the deposed German made every effort to gain the consent of the Argentine government to the maintenance of a wireless station pow erful enough to maintain direct com munication with the big German sta tion at Such a station had been establish ed but when Luxburg was given his passports this station was It had been operating under a tempor ary concession to enable a German syndicate to conduct on the promise that the station would merely attempt to receive dispatches and the station would not be used fu the transmission of It la ter became known that the station was sending as well as This German station was situated about 45 miles from Buenos The Argen tine government sealed and later dis mantled itt Jdly the courts of debate on the budget in the reichstag on says tbs Cologne Gsneral Von Prussian minister of said returned from Rus sia at any time are reemployed In the The position Is differ ent with sitchanged prisoners from Greet Britain and ret garding which we ceptsd conditions under which suoh employment Is SERIOUS CHANGE AGAINST OFFICERS July Eight non commissioned officers of the Royal Air quartered at Bur wash hall here were placed In cus tody yesterday awaiting trial by court martial on charges of theft and charges arose out of theft and sale of passes for the release of men frajm duty for certain of ALLIED NOT Makes No Statement Nations Discussing Problem July as to the details of the new policy toward believed to have been defin itely decided was not forthcom ing from high officials tftday and It was dntlmated that the line oE opera tion to be fallowed would not be re Ruinore that a statement from the White House was under considera tion could not be confirmed Possibilities of endangering the pro gramme to be carried out through in formation reaching Germany was re garded as the cause of the unusual re ticence in official Interchag es on the Russian situation between allied capitals are U is known and It was assumed that the subject of such communications was taken tip at a conference yesterday between President Wilson and the Bri tish Furnishing aid in Rus sia or Siberia opposed to Germany through the tailing of action at on the Acetic or at Vladivistok is a plan which is regarded as favor able In the opinion of observers not conversant with the plan believed to have been actually decided upon the Germans Will Get Big Surprise Jolt in Russia is the Prediction O Germans Anxious Over Situa tion in Ap proaches in Russia GREAT CHANGES ARE FORECASTED SURPRISE FOR HUNS TORONTO STRIKE Soldiers Not To Act as Strike Unions Support July from out side the ranks of organized labor is being accorded to striking civic After a lengthy discussion last night the central branch the Great War Veterans Association ex pressed itself at being opposed to any of jts members acting as strike Other labor organisations are pre paring to assist the striking civic employes if it is found that the strik ers cannot win out with their own re The building trades which embraces 18 trades expressed sympathy last night for the strikers and empowered the executive to call a special meeting at any AMERICAN AERIAL AID DEVELOPING July founded on American aerial aid to llsswlll soon bs says Captain the famous French who hae just re turned from a visit to the United In a statement to the As sociated Both pilots and machines are over in large A DEFICIT July of the eightinter state express compan ies during resulted in a deficit of the inter state commerce commission reported Only the iUpress Company u profit during the its operating income being The loss was that of the i MUST GO TO JAIL July Commis sioner at the request of Captain Bouchardon of the mili tary yesterday questioned a reporter on the newspaper Bonnet who was convicted last month in con nection with the proGerman ac tivities of that newspaper and sentenced to five years penal ser It is understood that the policecommissioner found noth ing in Jouclas disclosures to war rant any further delay in the com mittment to J WONT RELEASE HUN COMMANDERS July Cable to the Toronto Mail and Is rumored In well informed circles that one of hitches the negotiations forthe exchange of prisoners at The is Germanys Insistence to obtain the release of three of her ablest sub This with the Idea that these officers will be most efficient In attacking transports carrying American The Information Is cent to the Times by anonymous July centre of Bolshevik activity in Iflladivostok was a fortified house guarded by German and Hungarian war pri This according to Colonel Hurban of the Czecho slovak national who was interviewed in Toklo on July by the correspondent of the was attacked on June 29 by the CzechoSlovaks who routed the guards withhand Twen ty Czechs were killed In the fight Colonel Hurban the correspond ent intended to sail for the United States on July A Vladivostok dispatch to Niclvinichi says that the Czech at tack was accompanied by vio lent artillery fire and furious street The steamer Him birsk of the Russian volunteer escaped from the port dur ing the Feeling in The July returning from Moscow says the Vossiche Zcltung refer ring to the Von Mirbach have expressed fear that complete anarchy might endanger persons who in an orderly country would be safe fro givep following alleged quotation a speaker at a railway strike meeting In Moscow X It is time to off the noose Aon Mirbach has put around our otherwisea shameful death threatens Away with German with Von MirbacU and his whole counter revolutionary Germans Anxious July success of the CzechoSlovaks in Siberia has caused anxiety in says an official dispatch from The Liberal the dispatch criticise the government and affirm that the German government has been systematically deceived about the sit uation in Surprise Coming The Morning Post is quoted In the dispatch as saying that affairs ol grave anxiety are happening in Rus sia and that the German people are going to get a surprise about events in just as we had in 1914 about the The Frankfurter Zeitung says that the success of the CzechpSlovaks can be explained only by supposing that they are meeting with success among the Russian people and adds that this success has removed the last hesi tancy of the The kpaper concludes by advising the government that it roust not lose sight of the fact that thore certainly exists in Russia true whom the Bolshevik have not succeeded in destroying and that Germany must be lest the patriotic Russian sentiment be thus permit ting the Entente to draw new forces from Changes Imminent July In Russia are says the Frank furter If the Ententes en terprise should lead to the collapse of the present government then not much will remainof the peace treat Our problems would then become more complicated than Let us hope the ft the sword will play as little a role as Nevertheless the Central Powers on no account can permit the Entente to find fresh resources In tyie Comments in the the Lokal Anzelgor and other German copies of which have been received tend to absolve the Soviet Russia of responsibility for the murder ot Count Von German ambassador to The newspapers hint at an Intrigue of the Entente governments to distrust between Germany and the Soviet The VQsaiche Zeitung expresses the hope that British overcleverness again has produced one of these fol lies which might easily result in the exact opposite to what was Confirms July States Ambassador Francis at in a message dated July bringing the first word received from by the state department since has confirmed the report ion of Count the Ger man ambassador at German Prisoners Fight July American of icial mission which has just returned o Harbin from Siberia confirms re cent rumors of the presence at Ir cutsk of ten thouaano armed German and Magyar according to a dispatch to the Dairy Mail from Har under date of July A number of the prisoners talked freely with he Americans with whom they seem ed anxious to ingratiate They said they were fighting the CzechoSlovaks because the Czecho slovaks were preventing them from returning The correspondent says that the prisoners were acting under the direct orders of Germany transmitted through the late Count yon who ordered them to prevent the CzechoSlovaks at all costs from reach ing Eastern Siberia and 100 Killed In Wreck July hundred most of them ne are bejjeved to have their lives In a headon collUlan early between two passsn0 ger trains on the tanopga Louis seven miles west of The wreck Dutchmans several Tniles Every doctor and nurse available in the city was rushed to the scene with all the One train was eastbound from Mem phis and Louisiana the other from Nashville to Both engines and two baggage cars complete ly X combination on the with white and negro was ripped from end to Several coaches were telescoped and passengers are being cut out with Most of the It is are At 10 oclock about forty In jured reached the city Sev eral of the number died Two pullman coaches escaped serious dam The entire crew of the locai train was July troops yesterday again attacked thp Ital ian positions at between the Frenxela Valley ands the and met with a re according to todays war office There was artillery fighting and activity by the Italian patrols at various points along ths remain der of the July parliamentary secretary to the food control has been appointed to succeed the late Vis count Rhondda as food CHARGED WITH UP ITALIAN WARSHIP July sailors and one Italian soldier are being tried by a court martial on a charge of up the Italian battleship Benedetto September by placing an Infernal machine In the oun reonv The defendants Achilles Qugllerno all blue MB Trooper Giorgio ITALIAN FINANCE July rsvehuV for the year ended June 30 ceeded that of the preceding year by the minister For ent notwithstanding ISM of receipts of the cupied by the enemy in of ths aggregate wts years of war the ylew atlort Incrtasfd or 111 per cent tndtd JUM ;