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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I Southern Albertas Big Amalgamated Stampede and July 22nd to 27th VOLUME XI JULY 1918 NUMBER 183 BREAK WITH BRITAIN AND Food Conditions in Empire Are Not Yet Satisfactory Ottawa July season of anxwheat crop in iho United Kingdom will nwhiir tn Ihn rlif ienine Threatens to Break Off Relations With Britain and the FOR LANDING TROOPS ON THE MURMAN COAST TO PROTECT STORES iety with regard to the food supply of the United Kingdom and the alllefl nations isnot yet A conference of the food controllers of Great Bri France and Italy with Herbert United States food administra tor will beheld July 22 when the situation will be fully dis cussed V Unfavorable weather has Seen causing serious about the British home grown crops and early estimates will have to be mo The labor shortage overseas also is Some of the difficulties and prob lems are indicated In the following cable received last night by the Can ada Food from John the new British food controller British agriculturists have been ser lously concerned about drought which has checked Che growth of wheat here for six particularly light July re ceived In Toklo state that the Bol shevlki leaders In the Irkutsk glon have taken alarm and are preparing toflee toward according to an Exchange Tele nraph dispatch from Tien WILL SEVER RELATIONS July is about to break off dip lomatic relations with Great Brit ain and any other Entente connected with the landing of rartKetT f the Murmnn according Ho news said to have been received Iron Moscow by the Berlin The allied troops on the Mur man Coast are there at the ex press request of the Russian cit lieits Local Inhabitants have been aiding the troops In de fending the ice free harbors and the railway south toward The German and Finnish forces have been report ed to be threatening the Murman railway near TAKE TOWN July town of in the southwestern extremity of the TransBaikal re has been occupied by the CzechoSlovak forces following their capture of The Bol shevik are reported concentrat ing at Occupy Town July dispatch from Manchuria announces that General the antlBolsheviki Barley oats have also suf fered along with root and ever potatoes have been retarded by cole weather and lack of Luckily the spell of unfavorable weather now has and rain Is but nevertheless it looks as if the optimism about possibilities of the lave to be owing to the lit Icultles of newly broken ground and of It is true that women and children are being rapidly recruit ed for the forthcoming but even with the help of urban holiday workers and German farm ers here are skeptical whether they will be able to get In that which they lave Owing to early frosts Insect attacks on the food controller is now battling with an utterly unforseen shortage of Jam for our armies and civilian There Is still a shortage of cheese and lard has just been formally ra have not been raised as rapidly on this of the Atlantic as was owing to the abnormally high prices demanded for breeding sows and Such Is the situation despite the great outburst of nnmici pal enterprise in connection with hog the food situation in the United Kingdom is bu the season of anxiety is not yet The food controllers of all the allied countries will meet Hoover in conference here on the situation on July German Professor World Will Demand Belgiums Freedom First has occupied with his July news papers give prominence to an inter esting statement of the situation In Belgium by Hans Delbrueck in the Nues Weiner says an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from The statement reads Germany now will lose nothing by declaring her readiness to evacuate Belgium without conditions and to re instate her in independence and in Germany has other safe Belgium is not only a Ger man question it is a world question No peace is possible in the world unless Belgium is as free as before tho Even America has the great est interestin Bel glum becomes free the world cannot accept even indirect rule of Ger many over JOOPEIIINSOF HEAD GERMANOPHILE PAPER EXECUTED July di rector of the Germanophile news paper Bonnet was execut ed early for treasonable ac tion against the The execution was carried promptly at fiveoclock IfTtfiV forest of The con demned man died almost instant ly with the command In Raid oh French Prison Camp Germansv Wounded Another Evidence That This Drive is Not All Huns Expected July Reuters Ot there was no other the restrained tone of the German communication alone woud show what little success the enemy has no great offen sive hitherto has been so barren of Initial It cannot yet be said that the enemy has failed but his def inite failure ia more probable and the of irresistible force of tho first German onslaught already has been It is clear that the allies have pro fitted by their notably by greatly extending the area of the cov ering defense The unity of com mand is proving decidedly How well the French have the situ ation in hand IB proved by tho fact that east of they retired to their lines without losing a west of the progress of the Germans was so limited that their With the river Immediately waa Incessantly Newspapers emphasize as a momen tous feature of the the con duct of the who moro than fulfilled the brilliant promise of pre vious minor shattering the fostered by the enemy peo ples that the war would be over be fore the American factor became a ENTERTAINED SAMMIES July Gor don Waldron before Jus tice Sutherland here today he will have ready to present 100 petitions for writs of habeas Waldron Is of the opinion that these cases cannot rightly Oe re ferred tp the supreme court of 15 July Agen persons were and about fifty were wound twenty when a pas senger train was derailed near Vercon twenty northeast of July Agency Germans were klll and 74 Germans were wounded on the night of July when five German aviators bombed pris oners camp in the region of 30 miles behind the French battle The aerial bombardment lasted for two Two French sold iers of the camp guard were Baron Burian Tells Austrians AHied Method of War Prevents Peace SAYS AUSTRIANS TO BE IN CLOSER ALLIANCE NOW July Austro Hungarian regards the war as senseless and purposeless bloodshed and believes it might be ended at the moment when the allies again manifest feelings of Barori the AustroHungarian foreign made this statement n the concluding portion of his ad ress to the and Hungarian reniiers according to dis tatches from After declaring that the allies would lot succeed in their purpose of sow ng 3fscbrd among nationalities hi he dual monarchy the foreign minis er said It is unnecessary further to char acterize this method of Our races indignantly disavow The battle of defense must now be carried on to a Kood end until it wrings us the security necessary for our future peaceful Against a Windmill Insofar as the enemy are not aim ing at the acquisition of territory they are fighting against a They are exhausting their strength and ours in order to build on the ruins of civilization a new arm of the world whereas the ideas underlying such an arrangement which are capable of realization and1 which also are warm ly approved by might he realized much easily and much more com pletely by the peaceable cooperation of our In spite of we look ever more hopefully toward the people now at war with us to see whether at last they have1 been delivered from the after fearful afflic tion in four years of is driving world ever farther into that des truction which they can avert If they only The foreign minister said that his confidence was based on the war al particularly Ihe old alliances He Bald that Austria and Hungary would seek means of extendingthe alliance so that it will be Adequate for all the requirements of new The foreign minister said that Aus tria expected after the war to remain in closer relations with Turkey and After declaring that the continu ance of the war ia due exclusively to the onesided and destructive aims of the enemy which can only be attained over the ruins of the the for eign minister concluded by quoting the final words of the reply of Emperor Charles tothe Popes peace BULLETINS HUN July avia tors again have attacked Offen near Karlsruhe and Thlon jiear says the official 1 statement from the air ministry last Good bursts were observed at Offenburg and a followed by was started at BAD July vlo lent typhoon struck southwestern Japan and the Luchu Islands on the nlflht of July Much dam age was done to railway lines and telegraphic communication has been Floods occurred In Kobe and ALL QUIET July Colonel acting district officer com manding Military District states that from reports received from the military and police operating in the Vaudreuil district everything is now quiet there and the Military Service Act Is being successfully carried IS I Germans Make Only Slight Gains with Losses Said To Total Over July suffered by the German troops in the offensive up to the present are estimated to number according to news received in London to day from the battlefront in HUNS IN PERIL NOW On the French Front in July hours have sufficed for the holding of the German masses launched in the crown princes jgreat offensive on he enemy units which were turned back from the direction f Paris and are endeavoring to ascend the Marne are being ield in check by the French The positions German columns which had gained a footing on the south bank sf the Marne has become while to the east of Rheims the German efforts to advance lave each time been STRANGE New July Marie De a German sub ject indicted with Jeremiah O Leary and several other defend ants on conspiracy to commit treason and was reported last night as being critically ill with pneumonia in the army base hospital on Ellis It was regarded as a curious coincidence that Despina Davldo vitch said by the govern ment to have been an agent of the Imperial German died suddenly of pneumonia on Ellis Is March before being brought to Her death was made the subject of a secret in t BY PROXY July Is announc ed from a Spanish source that a steamship on which Min ister Lopez De Vega was return ingto beentorpedoed by a German The steamship flew the ministers The diplomat and his fam ily have been The Ger man government had been notified of the ministers departure a week in Frederic July most unique ceremony was per formed last evening when Miss Goldie Anita daughter of and Black of became the bride of Guy son of and Hooker of End who is Somewhere in J The ceremony In this country was performed at the home of the brides parents by While an army officiated across the The ceremony was arranged after considerable preparation and cable communica tion and everything was carried out simultaneously in the two ROOSEVELTSSON KILLED IN July A large body of American troops came to Manchester yesterday In order that the people of the cot tonopolls might have an opportun ity to welcome The Amer icans were greeted with the great lit Federation Urges Men Not to Walk Out Vly dele gates of the Federated Brotherhood who are considering whether they will accept the Me Adoo award offered by the rail way board on behalf of the roads or were in secret session again this It was stated by Charles secretary of the com that the seselpn may last all Reasons for July act that they cannot look tor support from the other railway unions is not the sole reason that the shopmen have been holding back so The other rail way unions have never by tUe shopmen said one member of the committee Look at what happened in Winnipeg in There is another and more vital rea son for according to outside although no labor man In tho city would admit thefact That that the American Federation of Labor has taken a hand and brought the strongest kind of pressure to bear on tho Federated in order to keep them from Today it was said unofficially that tho membership of the railway shop unions in all parts of the Dominion are endeavoring to force the handa of the Ninetyeight per cent of the shopmen are demanding a July Quentln youngest son of the former president has been killed an air the semiofficial Havas News Agency machine fell Into the enemy July Quentln Roosevelt of the American Air youngest son of the for mer is His ma was seen to fall within the German It was not In when it Roose the dispatch was re turning from a patrol flight when he attacked by a German squa It was seen that Roosevelt sud denly lost control of his probably having received a mor tal A REDUCTION July the last week there has mark ed reduction in the number of stuffs reported to the Canada Pood Board being un der load longer than specified New July elec trically driven diving devised to make possible the re covery of steel vessels sunk by German submarines was given a successful private test In Long Island Sound The wrich carries a crew of two is equipped with propellers capable of driving It directly to the side of a submerg ed to which it clings by means of Power Is gen erated on a surface barge and transmitted by a A rivet ting attachment Is Intended to fasten pontoons to the In the test the machine went down In 98 feet of water and brought to the surface a heavy steel NO NEW APPROPRIATION NEEDED FOR 9 MONTHS July Reuters Ottawa the war loan bill was taken In committee in the commons Bonar Law said that no new ap propriations were necessary for the next nine as war bonds organization had succeeded to a greater extent than ever an THE WEATHER High Low and July of German crown prince advanced another three down Marne Valley makes a total penetration of French line of miles at the most southerly point reached by the The six miles penetration of Germans to noted in the foregoing dispatch does not mean a German advance of that distance south of the Marne as Festigny Is only about two and threequarters south of the at its nearest The penetration is calculated from the nearest point of departure at the beginning of the July last night threw new Into the battle on the front south of the Marne and attacked thelied lines north of the war t office announced The en emy succeeded in penetrating Into The battle is con tinuing in the woods Immediately to the south of this BRITISH July carried out last night by the British In the Amiens area westof Vlllers Bretonneux and in the neighbor hood of Hulluch on the front to the resulted In the taking of the war office an nounced In the Somme and Ancre sec to the northeast of Amiens and in the Arras north of the Scarpe the enemy artillery active last Similar activity displayed by the German In in the district northeast of Beth une and to the north of STOP With the I French Army In July stoppage of the Gerinan general attack appears to have been the feature of The enemy rtionfentarily at least to local support ed by strong South of the Gar were turned out of Ag nan and Chapelle Mont Hoden by a counter attack which enabled the French and Americans to re gain heights overlooking a por tion of the course of the 500 PRISONERS July Pershings communication for I Monday reaching the war depnrt ment reported that 500 prisoners were taken by the Am ericans In their counterattack which drove the Germans back to the Marne east of Chateau WAIT FOR MAIN DRIVE The view here is that the allied positions thus far have en dangered at no point and that the future may be awaited With con siderable The ten dency now to discard the sug gestion that the present attack was possibly a prelude to a more serious assault elsewhere or a feint for purpose of draw ing off the allied from other The view widely taken that what the world watching main offen according to state ments ef had been dubbed beforehand Frleded strum or attack ob ject being to a German peace upon the BRIDGES UNDER July coun ter have brought the German over the Marne under the fire of French ar tillery of medium July German 85 a 66 witty des cribes the latest of eral Ludendorff and from the front seem to justify this pa If the fighting has not re sulted in a French It held it has at least been a serious failure for the LOSSES July positior of the allies at the present stagci of the German offensive In France is said to be distinctly satisfac in advices received The French losses are stated to have been very They have lost none of their the LINES July the front to the the French held the enemy In the southern outskirts of the Bouqulny Wood and at the village of A powerful attack was by the In the direction of Monvo Isin but they were driven from this locality by a French counter On the front between the Marne and Rhelms the fighting de velopedviolently In the Courlon The attacked In the Vrigny region on this front but their assault broke down Along the line to the east of Rhelms the Germans delivered local attacks notably In the nay These by the enemy were In renewed assaults upon Beau mont the enemy suffered san guinary The French through out the region to the of were maintained ALL July Von which now been definitely engaged on the German left wingin Cham yesterday delivered five between Sulppe and All the attacks were re pulsed with heavy OBJECTIVE July objective of the enemy was against which he directed a verging attack from the couth by way of and from the north west by way of the Pru nay see The action on his right more or less secondary In charac ter while the centre marked awaiting the successes on the two It was the right of which the only gain which a tactical one merely and was gained more by luck than by any good s The converging attack of Germans was smashed by brilliant leadership of General according to Henri military critic of Journal leaving first line slightly held and putting the line of resistance well to the allowed the German blow to expend Itself on empty After this false the was obliged to cross a deadly where he shot to be fore reaching the real French The French losses Enemy Frightful July tawa semjofflclnl report from Paris reads While the losses were were especially east of Jf we were allowed to state the it would be most as during the previous had to send for other parts of the this time thofa on the spot sufficed to sustain This is partly due to tho con stant arrival of Americans every which the uneven of ;