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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Alberta's JBig Stampede and Lethbridge, July 22nd to 27th VOLUME XI. ALBEHTA, J-HIDAY, JULY 19, 1913 ALLIED OFFENSIVE TURNING POINT OFTHEWAR, BELIEVED BY FRENCH ARE HIDING LOSSES OF HUN SUBMARINES Washington, 'July ofM- f clal dispatch' was made public here today 'laying an, ef- fort to Mete from the German pub- lic and the crews of submarines, "of submarine losses, the high' naval command has Is- an order terbldd.lna the. statement In death .notices that the deceased was of a submarine crew, .unless the loss of the submarine-has- been daily announced. e :tlirills to Success; ol on'the Sois- of Tide CAN-NEVER :rBE SUCCESSFUL TMS.IO Larger Forrt; Battle Than, Paris, Ic Id with the news that on tourth day-of-the German offen- sive French and American troops snatched the -from'the enemy-, by .surprise and soundly beat of'-.hit on'a .thirty'-mile 'front. :vlt .will be 'difficult to exaggerate th'e cheerinf) Impression on public by General- Man-, aan'js'miiterly. stroke? It is felt-. Iriirt'Tuwdky. marked the ebb of Gemia'py's offensive statements- have been discreet, record- "general the lYwit'lMlortaArMtllU, but when full detairt'are' made public it., hoW trie, hac puffed up. by his held here, t not only'dealtV.a severe, blow to German nillitary prestioe but rail- ed-high'the hopes of th'e ajlled So completely were the Ger-' mahs.-'surpriied that the .Franco- Americani advanced In places two in" hour.' They continued their progress in the af- terriopn'ln the face of growing re- sistance. The -average, depth .of the whoie day was between lhreeland four miles. At some points the allies adva'hced t to latest ft- The" aJUcdi jalns southwest 'of Soissons prevent the enemy frorrjrpadalde groups of being es- corted to the t rlave Atlacked Destroyers, Dis- abltng Dam- age To Enemy' J Toronto, July spite of the the organization woulJ IMC >its'charter, Tor dnto local, of the Federated Cif Men of the railroads of Canada, at Its meeting on Wednesday ntght, urlMMoiJtly decided to1 favo'frtle award made on the diipute now engiglnf thi attention of the government and railroad's PlNNGOVJ. WITftDRAWS, ITS MONARCHY BILL c______ Uehdon, July Finnish government" has suddenly with drawn Its hjH for constitutional and the adoption cf a declared the setslon ofr CandUg closed, says a dKpatch to the Times from Stockholm, thli action was en after'ne govtrnment obfalhed a msjority on the Itt- raaslnj of the bill I-ondon, July 19 folloirtng of ficial corrnnunlcatlon "was I Issued by She admiralty last night, dealing with the'navy's aerial acllvl'.loa During the perlM from July 11 Jo 1? foiw Ing with the'navy In home waters, li.ive maintained the and .escort patrols. .Vfiombmg: iralds been carried out wea thoY was results Enemy destroyers hava sight erl off the coast on several occasions and with bombf A direct hit was obtained on One large destroyer 'Our machines also have- attacked destroysrs with machine' gimWIre? On oija of these occasions' flve planes approached at the beginning of Ihe action, but immediately with- drew. "Enemy aircraft hafe .Veen active and liave attacked bombing aid palrol (ormationr Three host, u machines hare been destroys i Of drlv en down out of, control T.wo of our machines are mUslngi "One of onr antl-subinarine patrol machines observed nn upside down In the There ncre no' occupants IFttemy salve tht tor pcdo boat destroyer Mently rfunV close to Zcebrugga by i bomb from No Official Made, But Reports Are That Troops To Be Sent to Siberia JAPAN AND U. S. WILL ACT IN AGREEMENT WITH OTHER ALLIES JTokTo, July the Asso- to in- formation1 in Tokio ttos plans of the United States-In Russia are two fold. First, military assist- ance .to the Czecho-Slovaks, and" second, giving general economic help to Russia. The Impression here tonight Es thai-Japan, in a spirit of co-opera- tion with her allies, will follow the suggesttpn and, like the Am ericans. send troops. Great Bri- tain arid it is will also send small contingents so as to make the movement Ned. Many Japanese leaders, how- ever, favor more extensive, mill tary movements in Siberia, than have been suggesUd by the Un- ited States. Their ideas ed; on cornbattlrg the extension of German Influence JapanV Interesti, It Ts fsugfletterf at not being unljkely tharthe1 reepondlno to this Opinion, which is .'growing, later may open negotiations with Jhe United States and the governments concerning the dom of intervention Tn which, while chiefly direct ed'by Japan, would be supported by all the allies. The indicationi are statesmen who guard .the policies of the tto work in-close the allies, including the United States. No Announcements. Waehtn Eton, J uljy o anc London dispatches announcing; Ilia Japan practically has accepted proposals of the Unlled( Slates the rncthdfl 6t cxtondlng military all to.n'usala in Slberla'liavo not altere Ihe determination oE the govemmen here, to permit no announcemeni "whatever on the' subject. Other tlian an official adm that negotiations'have been going d for Bomo time with Great pan and'Frarrce, the adoi lion of a coTnriioiT" policy absolute] nothing was made available tor-1 pub- lication. London, Jnly 19.-Kireal efforts a_ patently arc being made to brea down political opposition to Japanes parllclpatlonjn intervention hi Slber and (here is a going of political and mlliury perab jges, a dispatch to the Diilj E C63 from TokEOj'datctl July 17. Tbe the SeiyuKal th opponents of Intervention ha long interviews with Marquis Salon and Prince Yamagata., Some it fs added, expect that a coalition mf istry will fie created, -j Reaches Pekin, Tuesday, July A33oclated Horvat commander of Iho ,anll-Bolah6vi 'orccs In -Siberia, is reporlejl to hav reached-an agreement with Ihe Co: era of Itic CMcho-Slovafc The latter, It is slated, will proceed the ivcslward by Marichurl Teutons Waging Up To The American Menace Paris, July south German papers; commenting on the American successes, demand lhat tho German high the facts> concerning "the American peril" as it Is evident that (hey noAV hold the pepople in Jgnorauce ol the "new danger to German military success." A majority principal German papers.continue to Ignore the existence American arm'y'Ia Fraqce, disnilsstnE the American suc- cesses with a few lines. N -i1 VIENNA WAKES UP outspoken comment o'n the of Amer- ican the .Socialist Arbetter Zeltung of Vienna says there Is no 'doubt niore than a million troops liave arrived in Europe. It declares that this Is a feat of organization as amazing as the creation of tho British American. particEpation In the the Ger- man prie of gigantic magnitude. It Is easily understandable thai the German command is trying this year to reach a'great decision before the full weight of tho UnSted Slates is Allied Drive Continues; Americans Take Towns., Many Thousand Prisoners Paris, the Aisne and the Marne in spite of new arrivals of German reinforcements the allies are making suitable progress and capturing a large number of' prisoners, according to the official statement issued by (he war office today. Paris, Jtjly the front between Rheims and the Marne the French have recaptured Mont Voisin and made progress in the Roy Wood and the Courton Wood, capturing four cannon and four hundred prisoners. y a one of our machines have been great- ly hindered hv Odf bombfnf format Ions." CHOLE RA General Horvath is' quoted as Ing. that he was forced to Issue his r cent dictatorship proclamation again his judgment; that he had little ho of successr but (hat conditions In Ri ivero bucli that ho saw no alien 1 Ottawa, July two o'clock iis afternoon dismissed the application of the habeas corpus ade on behaH of Puvate Gijey. The judgment-establishes te validity of the ordei m council of April 20, cancelling ertain exetnptions granted under the Military Service'Act, nd is contrary to the finding of the supreme court of Justices Idmgton and Brodeur "dissented from the udgment. t It Will be necessary to summon parliament in pecial session to deal wth the matter. ALBERTA CASE Calgary, July. Domin- Paris, July than one hundred guns have been captured in the allied attack on the Marne-Aisne front, ac-' the Herald today. the whole front between the Aisne'and the Marhe the battle continues with violence. 4 ion berta appellate Court's rulfnq Jn Earf Lewis, the order-in-coiincll call inn exempted men to colors Is ultra Notice to served on. Lewis'v McLeod to- Pai'is, July (Havas L'Homme Liberte, vithout intending to divulge the number of guns and pris- oneis captured, says it is fully equivalent to the number announced by the Germans'as "having been captured on July 15. (ThelGerrnan, official statement on" Tuesday, announced :hat 1 prisoners had been taken sentlng the 'g'dvernrnent, ine'my .Cannot iMake Full Use of Reserves He Had Pre- pared Paris, July the allied qnnter offensive printed-by the Paris newspapers today lay stress ;unon tha ivlth the. enemy's rall- way'communications occasioned by the ipeedy allied advance.' 'Qar progress .-outheast of Sfiis- ions soya the Fcho De Paris reniaUh'e. enemy from bringing- Into iction.hfa "reserves over-the railway ti of Laon, n6ar Chateau rhlerry. around Rheims and along he.Alsne. He had expected to secure great results from the use of these re erves. In'Its description of yesterday's ac- tion between the Aisn.e the Marhe, the Petit Journal says: 'An advance was realized on the enllre foK> lhc Kilometre of attack, of between fire and ten Between and the.Ourcifi the advance of-'three'kito- mDlrefe" by General Siangan s army re- ported olfktal state- ment v, as confpteie J within one hour... "South of Iho Ourcq the attack was launched at by ths troops of Gentifats De Goutto arid Stlro. 'After Desperate fighting, In which on our right acquitted themflelves gloriousl) our front was three and four V Washington, July banchall.was hefd a non-es- sential "occupation under the "work or'ffght" order today by Secretary': Baker, "I have decid- ed that or fight regula- tions' include said Mr, Baker in announcing his decision. London, July 1 Frehch troops in their counter, offen- sive on the battle line between the Aisne and the' Marne cap- :ured 1 prisoners yesterday, according to news reach- ing London this morning. TOOK SEVERAL TOWNS 'With the American Forces on the Aisne-Marne Front, July '19. (By the Associated Press.) American and French forces are 'continuing to advance their spearhead midway" between Soissons and Chauteau-Thierry. The Am- ericans took several towns in the course of trie night. Early this morning the Americans made fuither 'progress. Nsw York, July As- sociated Press carries the follow- ing: f r "The British transport Car- pathia, tons gross, has been sunk by.a German submarine off the'Irish outward bound from a British port, It was learned1 today.'.So .far as known no Ijves were lost. "The Carpathla was owned by the Cunard.Llne.- Prior to the.war she was engaged En'trans-Atlantic service." .v HUN HOSPITALS OVER-CROWDE SwUzerland. July The German, ir.eompan led Jdachlmf has visiting Ihe hojplljls In the RMfc towns since .Sunday, uys t press dispatch from rlurg by w.iy of.Basel. The pitals are said crowded wllh wounded, mostly Priisslan sold- iers front the zone of the Oermin offensive along the' London, July IJJ-SIx new. cases ol cholera have been reported in SlOckhohn in (ho I9ai iaw a dlspildt from Copenhagen lo the Exchange Telegraph THE WEATHER High I 1 with thowert UV London Jjly A labor pjU'which may EeaH to a serious begun In Coventry other centres Myt in an' Ufued by the minis- try, ef munitions today. A Urge number of skilled munition work- it It have handed In notices which take effect next NtW SHIP CONTRACTS Wish ngton July tracts for 61 ships of 431WO dead- weight tons were yes- terday by shlppTnf Of. the ton-me 392 600 will fc- cttel, To the Skinner and tlort of Seattle went contract lot steel utfgojstemMhlpir of a Ottawa, July rumored that the government, on tha rec- ommendation of the minister 'of about to take such steps as necessary to en- sure prompt prosecutions of any violations of the- Industrial Dis- putes Investigations Act. This act makes It an offense, punish- all- with heavy penalties, to par- ticipate In a' out, or strike, or to Incite others to .do 10, before an Investigation by .a board of conciliation has taken place and an made by It. Of late there have been several such hasty Interruptions Of work with- out any s'uch Investigation or any opportunity having been given the department of labor to adjust the differences between employers ABSOLUTE SURPRISE. On the French Fro nV In "Francs, July French-American attack along the broad Aroint north of the Marne was in Absolute sur- J prise. Many German officers were captured while asleep anrf'ntinv' bers of the men were taken-while harvesting rye, was created.-among ikll .the enemy troops holding the lines at '.he suddtnress of the attack. So'ne uf the prisoners decU.e they had been told Was (mpes- ilble for the allies to' carry, out any operstfon in the Way.of an offensive for some tlnV. MANY SUPPLIES. With -the AmerTcan Army .in France1, July captures south of Sofssons In the way of stores were frnmense ind includ- ed some airplanes which the en- emy was unable to to swift- through. Mr-iy prisoners and1 many guns still remain to be count- ed. v CAVALRY IN ACTION. .With the In France, July American troops had carried all before them late In the afternoon "and had pro- gressed so fast that the cavalry thrown into the 'action.1 All the American lonlght were well fnildt the te'rrl- tory whfch the Oermaht'hetd this morning. 4000 PRISONERS, k London, 'July division co operatrngv -With the French fn their counter at' tack toJay have captured the town of Bwlerzy about six miles south of Sftlsions and have' advanced thrte miles beyontf town, the diioMch adds. The Americans Are operating In tpe region west of Soiflsont; the dlipatth addt, and have taken four thoiiMnd priSon- ert, thirty guns and. rritich other -material whfch has not yei been V FEEL CONFIDENT- With the American Army In France, July the Axtoclxled mid night of the fourth 6f bat- tie east of Rheims, a feeUng of Confidence Bervades the allied lines. After Hours of assault along lines of hll Ifctltr the one seemingly-have Tilled..-'He Is still behind the objectives set for .the first day's attack, ROAD UNDER FIRE', London, July left wing, which Includes the Soissoni allied troops have cut, or have under high.rMd Soissons to.Cnateau-Thferry, uys a Beuter dispatch .from French front, dated 11 i o'clock Thursday. -The railway from issons to VillercCotterrts hai al- so been cut, M several points enfilading movements been ejtrrled out by the through gaps In the recreating en. line and established ves In villager farther ahead: BRITISH REPULSE: THEM. London, July list night In the Vllkrs-Sreton- neux and Marlancourt oji either side of Somme'were' driven orf by the says me official statement from Field Mar-' shal Halg today. The British captured a few Pri- soners In the 'region of1 Bucquoy, Willerval and Locre.' Always Ready With Surprise Germans Witk An Attack Paris, July liveliest ation le expressed.Tn competent crer the feat of arms Tunrsdar u4 credit Is flven Ihe officers who ctr rled mil Ihe iltackl Military critics are deeply efl h> the being farther final rioat of Qoncral-'Foch's rjsrrel loas handling of his out Ihe year's campaign. husbanded his troofj thai, while in- llntionsly (Ighl In g'defentire he has always found men wJth whfeb lo'deal a connler stroke at the tight spot and at the right moment JJsi- ally, It Is declared, llie has surprised the OernuiBS who undcre'itlmmcd the French ;