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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Alberta s Big Amalgamated Stampede and Jf July 22nd to 27th JA JULY 1918 NUMBER 184 Allies Cpme Gain Four Miles Threaten Hun Rys July French have gained from two to lour everywhere on the twentyfive mile front of their offensive today between the Aiine and the according to reports reaching London this The French have captured several thousand prisoners and about twenty EXCELLENT SITUATION July received showed the situa tion up to noon all along the line of the attack begun by the French this morning to be The attack is the biggest move made this year by the SAMMIES OVER THE TOP With the American Army in July ciated troops went over the top with a cheer this morning in the launching of the allied surprise at tack on the front northwest of On the French Front in July the Asso ciated allied forces today are en gaged in an important counter attack between the Aisne and the north of The attack is pro gressing GERMAN PEOPLE WHISPER SECRET FEARS OF FAILURE July newspaper which is usunlly well Informed upon German declares that the latest information from across the mixed feelings in Germany regarding thn new While there is hope of victory and an early thorn aro also secrettears of which arc only the advices July French jrortrihgdelivered an attack the line the Alsne as ffar touih region of Bel t frorit of about twentyfive and made progress at cer tain points of between a mile and a half and two the war of fice announced The situation on the Marne and Champagne fronts is THREATEN RAILWLAYS July French have reached a point facing the most important German railway which feeds the entire front west of The French artillery is now within easy shell ing distance of these railways and should be able to make life miserable for a large section of the German Military men attach great Im portance to the Lateral railway lines around Soissons and say that if General Foch can get his artillery Into position to keep I these lines out of action he will make the whole movement of the German supplies in the whole sec tor between Rheims and Chateau Thierry On the ex treme east Of the recent German the French have reoc cupled their old lines for a dis tance of three or four BRITISH ATTACK British Headquarters In July A surprise attack early last night advanced the Australian line cast of Amiens more than a third of a mile on a front in excess of a The German trenches thus cap tufW are south east of Villers IN LARGE NUMBERS With the American Army In July storm troops in large launched in cooperation with the a powerful offensive on the line to the north of ChateauThierry this The Americans passed beyond nearly all their includ ing the ParlsSolssone The town of Soissons Is now wall within the range of the Am erican BIG GAINS July of the the French have regained the whole the Rols Wood and the village of COMPLETE SURPRISE With the American Army In July enemy was taken completely by surprise all along the The American troops were brought up in the to with their French comrades of crack thoy lay In their positions until fiveoclock this At that hour French and American artillery opened The1 Americans advanced behind a terrific barrage to their first ob jectives In less than half an While they were digging more in most passed over and then ad vanced behind the resumed bar rage to the second objectives Which wero es pecially all the north end of the attack the Paris and Soissons Numerous participated in the The Americano went into the attack without previous artillery In their advance behind the rolling bar rage they captured many machine equip ment and The Germans in most places of fered feeble but here and there they put up a stubborn fight which the American shock un its quickly overcame at the point of the bayonet and at the muzzles of their WHOUE FLANK With the American Army in July the whole German teft flank Is the enemy must draw In his troops from the Marne front or risk their being caught where Submarines Have Been Sunk Faster in Past Month Than at Any Other Time in the War July the last three number of German submarines destroyed has been great er than during any similar period since the beginning of the Depth charges have played an important part in puting an end to the activi ties of the Details of the sinkings of three Ger man two ot them by Brit ish submarines recently became known in A British patrol boat on a moonlight night sighted an enemy submarine on the surface about half a mile She was ap parently her stonrje bat Full speed ahead was ordered by the commander of the patrol boat but by the time the boat reached the spot the submarine had The British craft immediately dropped six depth Quantities of oil came to the surface soon afterward and then cries for help in Gorman wero The patrol boat searched for survivors of the submarine but was able to rescue only one of the Rammed One While on patrol duty off the east a British submarine sighted the periscope of an enemy Uboat and started for it under full Before the German could submerge the Brit isher had rammed Tho British sub marine cut through the plates of the enemy boat and stuck The boats endeavored to extricate them The German came almost to the carrying the British sub marine Finally the Uboat got She made desperate efforts to keep afloat but finally On another day British and German submarines played hide and seek for nearly half an each manoeuvring for a position to attack the The Britisher finally fired a torpaUo but A few minutes later a second torpedo wont striking the Ger man close to the With smoke opuring out of the hole made by the the stern of the Uboat came to the Then the conning tower A few seconds and the Uboat took a perpen dicular leaving a trail of oil and a whirl in the sea indicating the rush of water into There were no and Japs Will Act July the Asso ciated news papers today publish the terms of an American to send American troops to The newspapers declare that the Jap anese governrnent had decided to accept the suggestion made by the American government that Japan also send July Japanese have reached a decision which was the outcome of proposals from the United says a dispatch from Toklo to the Times under date of July for joint AmericanJapanese intervention in The American pro the dispatch were different from those made by Great Britain and British Advance Lines For MileAmericans Block Further German Attempts British Have So Harried German Forces That They Fall Asleep at Their Posts in Whole Crown Prince Tries Reap Small Victory Out of Cellos sal Further Block Their July De a military ini concluding his article on the bat tle situation says he can not resist the pleasure of quot ing a passage concerning the Am ericans from the semiofficial Nord Deutsche Allgerneine Zeit The German paper declares These American soldiers are cannon They are incap able of standing up to our sea i soned troopis America is power less to train the forcibly enlisted men she has shipped to The way the Americans treated a crack German division at Fos says Colonel De perhaps may give the German wri tfer food for HOTS STILL HOPE ROOSEVELT ALIVE Fred WeilKnown Resi is Injured July fatal auto ac cident occurred yesterday afternoon when Fred wife and Miss Leta Jones were thrown out as the car went over the bank killing It appears that Best was Jones up the hill from Klmball south on their way to Glacier When nearly at the top the first car stopped and then started down the hill zigzagging wild It shot into the stopped for a few went forward and then suddenly shot rear first over the bank into the It la presumed that the car was accidentally The young girl was thrown out and but and Best went over the hill which aoemed to landing on its Best was badly Jones obtained help and placed Best on the car cushions In the shade where he expired without re gaining Stacpoole waa rushed to the Emend Madden and Christie with Maysooa but all were too late to find the Injured man From the beet surmise obtainable without an autopsy 1t Is inferred that Bests neck was broken in the turnover of the Funeral arrangements are being made for tomorrow at two oclock and will lie In charge ot the pest having been a prominent Oyster July ray of hope that Quentln Roosevelt may not have fallen to his death in a combat with a squadron of German airships waa brought to Colonel Roosevelt last night in a cable message sent from Paris by Theodora in which she said the report was absolutely uncon The formerpresi dent that there onlv is a slight probability that his son may be still GERMAN PAPER IN THE HAS FLOPPED French ExMinister Interior on Trial For High Treason Sensations July a local semiweekly and one of the most widely cir culated German language news papers in America came out in Its issue yesterday in strong con demnation of the German govern ment in connection with the or igin and conduct of the It retracts words uttered during the course of the war and admits it has repeated jthe ut terance of the German govern ments TEAMSTERS HAVE RETURNED JO WORK THE WEATHER High 87 50 July The Canadian Northern who wont on strike a few lays ago in sympathy with the teamsters of the Dominion Transport Company returned to work The men have accepted the general principles of the McAdoo award as forth by the Dominion railway war which provided for a flat rate of a The strike of the Dominion Trans port teamsters remained The strikers declare they are proparj ed to return lo work on the i terms us the Canadian Northern team liters July proceedings of the second day of the trial of Louis former minister of the charged with high were over shadowed by the feelings of elation over the failure of the German offen Parisians ignoring the senate which looked deserted an compared with the squares in which the newspapers were being The reading of the remainder of the indictment against Malvy occupied more than tlirco The second part of the indictment related more especially to Malvys intimacy with persons of unsavory in rluding Miguel and others connected with the Bonnet A hush fell over the court room when the name of Duval was mention as he was executed yesterday Malvy appeared to shrink and shudder as his name was coupled with that of but he soon recovered and followed the pro ceedings in what seemed to be a bor ed A Sensation Referring to Malvys association with certain newspaper former minister of who read the created a sensa tion when ho mentioned the newspap er The editor of this public Jacques who occupied a seat in the protested vigor ously and asked that he le Thesenators refused to interrupt the but as DHur In slated upon making an guards were culled and he was ejected from the Witnesses in the case will be hoard tomorrow when Leon editor of LAction who has charg ed Malvy with betraying secrets to is ordered to take the General Gouraud Issues Stirring Order to French Amid Am erican Troops On The French Front in July Associated stir ring imploring them to stand General in com mand of the French and American troops east of Rheims and in the appealed to his men be fore the German offensive In an order issued to his he said We may be attacked at any mom You all feel that a defensive battle never has been engaged fn un der more favorable You were warned and on guard with pow erful reinforcements of artillery and You will fight on the ground and you have transformed the tren ches by your work into redoubtable fortresses which are invincible if the passages are properly Tho bombardment will be terrible you will stand it without weaken The assault will bo in clouds of dust and but your position and armament are for In your breasts beat free mens brave strong Nobody wll look behind nor recede a Each of you will have one kil and kill until they cry enough For this your general says you will this and il will be broken ACTED AS SECRET July Southeast of south of the the British line has been advanced on a front of more than one says the official state ment today from British head quarters in The British positions to the west of Hebuterne also were im proved South of on the front southeast of a German raid ing party was driven The German artillery showed considerable activity during the night on the Flanders north of Chicago Man Paid Big Money New York Lawyers Also Involved July that ho served as a secret agent of Ger many before the United States enter ed the and the allegation that some of New Yorks most prominent lawyers had done as ho were made yesterday by Gaston in testimony at the hearing to deter mine the legality of one of two wills purporting to dispose of the estate left by the late James King of who appeared as a witness for tho heirs of Miss Maude for whose alleged slaying he waa tried and acquitted last freely admitted receiving money for acting as u secret agent of the German government before tho outbreak of the war with the United j Quietly he told of receiving at one time and at an for his services to and of delivering which ho received on a cheque to Captain Boy one of Germanys chief in tills who was subsequently Means says he turned over all his information to the IS MI8SING July Beasley Garrett of the Royal Air was reported missing on July accord ing to a cablegram received last night his sporting tlm Toronto Uurrett attended Hldley Col leges university at both places waking Uie football July Calgary Canadian today says It Is learned here that the ac tual consolidation of the Bank of Montreal and the Bank of British North will take place within the next four to six HARRY TyE With the British Army in July By the Asso ciated German troops in some operations in trenches in Flanders hnye been so exhausted and demoralized by constant Bri tish attacks ant bombard ments that many of them have fal len asleep at their not car ing whether they are killed or An order issued to a Bavarian infantry regiment reveals a condi tion of affairs which up to this time would have been thought in an army notorious forthe strictness of Its The cbmmanding officer wrote on June 25 ALL WERE While tour of the line this I came acrosa complete sections fast asleep in spite of its being dawn and These sections had removed their equipment and had not the faint est idea of the disposi tions of their orders or of troops on their Only yesterday I requested that all men should be Instructed on these points and their particular duty explained to This is all the more important as only a few days ago three men and a light machine gun were captured by a hostile This state of affairs must not deal of activity contin ues behind the German front but the infantry has remained very quiet since the beginning of the present German offensive around No attempt been made to recover the ground lost at Ridge Wood on Monday when the Bri tish captured a total of 341 men and seven The Germans have remained passive under re peated British thrusts around Bailleuil and only trie artillery has Indulged in CROWN PRINCES July The Crown Prince of military ob servers here is now trying to convert a large scale failure Into a showy minor success which will make up in the eyes of the German public for the men he has His goal is now apparently Ep The operation Includes two In the first Ger mans who crossed the Marne In the Dormans region are struggling to widen and strengthen the bridgehead on the south In the the German right cen which at the beginning ot the action was along the Dor mnnsRheims facing south is now pivoted on Marfaux and Courton and Roy As the country In this direction Is thickly wooded and consequent ly some military com mentators believe the Germans will soon find the game not worth the Pursuing his now familiar op portunist the enemy would content himself with establishing a defensive front toward the east and turn his efforts southward in the direction of Mont near Epernay which strategically is sec ond In importance only to Chal This is the hypothesis of the military Colonel De Tho KAISER WATCHED July 18 Emperor William watched the opening of the latest German offensive from an advanced observation post nerWiwest of his favorite Karl re ports in a dispatch to the Berlin Lokal ARE DRIVEN OUT July Pershlngs communication for yes terday reports that Amer ican sector of the the enemy has been entirely drlvtn from the south BATTLE ON RHEIMS July a of the situation on the the Havas Agency notes the agree ment in the comment of the entire press that after the third day of the the situation remains as favorable for the allies as could be The battle for Paris has be come a battle for the Petit Pariesen The German manoeuvre was frustrated by the insufficient effect of the first It can be considered as a failure and we are able to look to the future without The Echo De Paris also de clares the situation at present decidedly favorable and the pros pects for the future entirely re It appears says Premier Clemenceaiis paper the efforts iwlil not even result In the capture of and still less of Eper Thus the great peace of fensive will be a fiasco after the three notable failures at Com Italy and in the Cham The Petit Journal predicts that the counter which are bound to come at the proper time will work the downfall of the German ITALIAN ATTACK On the French Front In July the Associated both the enemy and allied armies generally were marking the Italians this evening carried out a brilliant counter attack near north of the after the had harried them by incessant tacks during the They drove the enemy back Into the valley of the Ardre Loss First Two July In the pocket the Germans have created south of the their according to conservative reached sixty thousand in the first two days the Matin Treating of the situation in this sector of the the Echo De Paris says Because of the counter attacks de livered by the army of General Deg outte and our American the Germans were unable appreciably to widen or deepen this According to the same newspaper forty German divisions have been fully engaged in tho white twenty support divisions were obliged to take more or less part in the fight Wanted Right Bank of Marne French Army July Reuters Ottawa comes Increasingly clear that the en emys strategic object was to occupy tho whole right bank of the Marne from Chalons to Chateau Thierry in order to use tho river as a shioldlfor his uncovered flank in a final march toward The attack failed mainly because General Gouraud was able to keep con stantly posted regarding the enemys intentions and his sector was thor oughly prepared for an French patrols and raiding parties daily Ytolt ed the German trenches and never failed to glean useful information ot the enemys The very evening before the attack French raid era brought back twentyseven prla The enormous accumulation of guns and ammunition behind the en emy front was no to tna The Germans began the op eration with a carefullyplanned coup dtheatre the benefit of the civil population by bonibardlug HUNGARIAN WOMBN VOTIJ v house of the HunRaritn Diet has fled the governments measuro ing the votes to sayg a pest dispatch H jt ;