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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Alberta s Amalgamated Stampede and July 22nd to 27th VOLUME JULY 1913 NUMBER185 France Thrills to Allied Drive onthe Sois sons of Tide BELIEVE GERMANS CAN NEVER AGAIN BE SUCCESSFUL July thrill ed with the that on the tourth day of the German offen aive French and American troops anatched the initiative from the enemy by surprise and soundly beat flfteenof on mile It will be difficult to exaggerate the cheering Impression on public opinion given by General garia maeterly It felt that Tueeday marked the ebb of offensive The afficia statements have bean brief and record Ing only In general the definite but when full are made public It Will how skilfully era Foch outgeneralled the eriamy who been puffed up by recent General it held not only dealt a aevere blow to German military preatloe but rais ed high the hopes of the allied So completely were the Gen mane surprised that the Franco in places two in the first They continued their progress in the af ternoon in the face of growing re The average depth of the gains for the whole day waa between three and four At aome the allies advanced five according to latest re fronr the The allied gains southwest of Soissons will prevent the enemy from using the railways to ChateauThierry and Rheims and along the which are of vital importance to Soissons the keystone of the German sys tem and It expected the enemy will throw In the heaviest In an attempt to fend off the prev ent AfFINE SUCCESS July are unanimous in Ing Thursdays a fine the but deprec ate jumping at as the i battle going HenryPldou eays the fact that the German reserves intended to the offensive 15 have ruahed to the rescue of Gen poehm makes the con tlnuatidn of the enemy drive to ward Epernay JORONTO LOCAL OFFENSIVE MARKS TURNING POINT OF THE BELIEVED BY FRENCH I Allied Drive Continues Americans Take Many Thousand Prisoners ARE HIDING LOSSES OF HUN SUBMARINES July 19An off I elal dispatch Was made public hare today saying that in an ef fort to hide from the German pub lic and the crews of the axtent of eubmarlne the high naval command has is sued an ordar forbidding the statement In death notices that the deceased a member of a submarine unless the loss of the submarine has been offi cially ARE SEEING FIRST REAL FIGH 1C Larger Force in This Battle Than in Any of Civil V Teutons Waking Up To The American Menace With the American July the American force engaged In thej present battle is small llf comparison with the total ajlleil It may be said that It Is greater than any participating In any battle since the civil and the conduct of the men Is eliciting the commendation of the They have performed the part assigned to them with courage and To a large portion the Americans these four days hate been their first real Reports Irom along the line Indicate a great deal of open warfare somespontaneous calized actions being undertaken with out a The tone of Thursdayscommunica tions and likewise the success of the begun early today haveinfected the French and Ameri can troops with high confidence in the outcome of the great enemy offen which is now believed to not on ly to have been effectively but in at least a small thrown The American both of munitions and of the hospital Is working smoothly and Behind the line the correspondent en counters and trucks fill ed with what as Bitting which already had been attend ed to at the advanced dressing sta These were on their way i to the and frequently In their pas sage they forced to the roadside groups of Germanprisoners being es corted to the July spite of the the organisation would the Tor onto local of the Federated Car Man of the railroads of at ita meeting on Wednesday unanimously decided to strike favorable award waa made on the wage dispute now engaging the attention of the government and FINN WITHDRAWS ITS MONARCHY BILL July Finnish Severnment has suddenly with rawn Its bill for constitutional I and the adoption of a monarchy and has declared the session the Landtag a to the from This action was tak en after tha government obtained a bare majority on the reading of the bill Have Attacked Dis abling Much Dam age To Enemy July following of ficial corthnunicatlon was Issued by the admiralty last dealing with the navys aerial activities During the period from July 11 to air work ing with the navy in home have maintained the antisubmarine and escort Bombing raids have been carried out when the wea ther was with Enemy destroyers have been sight ed off the Flanders coast on several occasions and attacked with A direct hit was obtained on one large Our also have attacked destroyers with machine gun On ona of these five enemy aea planes approached at the beginning of the but immediately with Enemy aircraft have been active and have attacked pur bonjbjng and patrol Three hostile machines have been destroyed or driv en down out of Two of our machines are One of our antisubmarine patrol machines observed enemy seaplane upside down in the There were no occupants on iEnemy attempts to salve the tor pedo boat destroyer recently sunk close to Zeebrugge by a bomb from one of our vudchines been great ly hindered by our bombing format CHOLERA INCREASES July new cases o Asiatic cholern have been reported in Stockholm in the last few says a dispatch from Copenhagen to the Exchange Telegraph No Official Announcement is But Reports Are That Troops To Be Sent to Siberia JAPAN AND WILL ACT IN AGREEMENT WITH OTHER ALLIES July the Asso toIn formation in Tokio tn plans of the United States in Russia are two military assist ance to the and giving general economic help to The Impression here tonight is that in a spirit of coopera tion with her will follow the suggestion like the Am send Great Bri tain and it is will also send small contingents so as to make the movement interal Many Japanese how favor more extensive mili tary movements in than have been suggested by the Un ited Their ideas are bas ed on combatting the eastward extension of German Influence and the safeguarding of Japans It is as not being unlikely that the Japanese responding to this whJch is later may open negotiations with the United States and the governments concerning the wlsr dom of Intervention in while being chiefly direct edby would be supported by all the The indications are that the statesmen who guard the policies of the desire work in close harmonywith the including the United July and London dispatches announcing that Japan practically has accepted the proposals of the States as to the method of extending military aid to Russia in Siberia have not altered the determination of the government here to permit no announcements whatever on the Other than an official admission that negotiations have been going on for some time with Great Ja pan and looking to the adop tion of a common policy absolutely nothing was made available for pub July efforts ap parently are being made to break down political opposition to Japanese participation in Intervention In Siberia and there is a and going of political and military person a dispatch to the Daily Ex press from dated July The leaders of the the opponents of had long interviews with Marquis and Prince Some it Is expect that a coalition mln Istry will no Reaches July the Associated commander of the antiBolshevikl forces in Is reported to have reached an agreement with the com manders of the CzeclioSlovak The it Is will proceed to the westward by way of General Horvath is quoted as aay ing that he was forced to Issue hia re cent dictatorship proclamation against his judgment that he had little hope at success but that conditions in Rus sia were buuh that he saw no alterna July south German commenting on tho American demand that the German high officers publish the concerning the American peril as It is evident thnt they now hold the pepople In Ignorance of the new danger to German military A majority of the principal German papers continue to ignore tho existence American armyin dismissing the American suc cesses with ft few VIENNA WAKES UP The July outspoken comment on the growth of Amer ican the Socialist Arbelter Zeltung of says there IB no doubt more than million troops have arrlyjed in It declares that this is a feat of organization as amazing as the creation of the British American participation In the it increases the Ger man to 6lie of gigantic It is easily understandable that the German command is trying this year to reach a great decision before the full weight of the United States Is July 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 according to the official statement issued by the war office July the front between Rheims and the Marne the French have recaptured Mont Voisin and made progress in the Roy Wood and the Courton capturing four cannon and four hundred HUN HOSPITALS OVERCROWDEl July The Serman accompan ied by Prince has been visiting the hospitals in the Rhine towns since says a press dispatch from Strasa burg by way of The hos pitals are said tot be crowded with mostly Prussian sold iers from the lone of the German offensive along the THE WEATHER ForecastsCooler with July supreme court at two oclock this afternoon dismissed the application of the habeas corpus made on behalf of Private The judgmentestablishes the Validity of the order in council of April cancelling certain exemptions granted under the Military Service and is contrary to the finding of the supreme court of Afterta Justices Idington and Brodeur dissented from the It will not now be necessary to summon parliament in special session to deal with the APPEAL ALBERTA CASE July Domin ion governmentWill appMlthe Al berta appellate ruling In thecaie Norman Earl who the orderincouneil calling exempted men to the colors is ultra Notice to this was served on Lewis to dayby James repre senting the IlilED PREVENTS KOf Enemy Cannot Make Full Use of Reserves He Had Pre pared July Reviews fighting in the allied counter offensive printed by the Paris newspapers today lay strese upon the interferences with the enemys rail way communications occasioned by the speedy allied progress southeast of Stois says the Echo De pre vents the enemy from bringing into action his reserves over the railway In the of near Chateau around Rheims and along the He hnd expected to secure great results from the use of these re In its description of yesterdays ac tion between the Aisne and the the Petit Journal says An advance was realized on the entire fortyflveldlometre front of the of between five and ten Between the Alsne and the the advance of three kilo metres by General Siangans re ported yesterdays official state was completed within one v South of the Ourcq the attack was launched at oclock by the troops of Generals De Goulto and After desperate in which on our acquitted our front was advanced between three and four ki v July sional baseball was held a nones sential occupation under the work or fight order today by Secretary I have decid ed that the work or fight regula tions include said Baker in announcing his NO LIVES LOST July than one hundred guns have been captured in the allied attack on the MarneAisne ac cording to the Herald July the whole front between the Aisne and the Marne the battle continues with July without intending to divulge the number of guns and pris oners says it is fully equivalent to the number announced by the Germans as having been captured on July The German official statement on Tuesday announced that prisoners had been taken 16pqO PRISONERS July troop in their counter of sive on the battle line between the Aisne and the Marne cap tured prisoners according to news reach ing London this TOOK SEVERAL TOWNS With the American Forces on the AisneMarne July the Associated and French forces are continuing to advance their spearhead midway between Soissons and The Am ericans took several towns in the course of the Early this morning the Americans made further New July As aociated Press carries the follow ing The British transport Car tons has been sunk by a German submarine off the Irish while outward bound from a British It was learned So far as known no lives were The Carpathia was owned by the Cunard Prior to the war she was engaged intransAtlantic July labor 4s pute which may lead to a serious situation has begun In Coventry and eays an an nouncement issued by tho minis try of munitions A large number of skilled munition work it is have handed in notices which take effect next ii NEW SHIP CONTRACTS July tracts for 61 ships of 43MOO dead weight tons were announced yes terday by the shipping Of the tonnage will be To the Skinner and Eddy Corpora tion of Seattle went a contract for W a deadweight tonnage of i July Is rumored that the on the rec ommendation of the minister of is about to take such steps as may be found necessary to en sure prompt prosecutions of any violations of the Industrial Dis putes Investigations This act makes it an punish able with heavy to par ticipate In a lock or or to incite others to do before an investigation by a board of conciliation has taken place and an award made by Of late there have been several such hasty interruptions of work with out any such Investigation or any opportunity having been given the department of labor to adjust the differences between employers workmf ABSOLUTE On the French Front in July FrenchAmerican attack along the broad front north of the Marne was sur Many German officers captured while asleep and num bers of the men were taken while harvesting ThejinsatBut ttu plflcntion was created among all the enemy troops holding the lines at the suddenness of tho Some of the prisoners declare they had been told that It waa Impos sible for the allies to carry out any operation in the way of an offensive for some MANY With the American Army July captures aouth of Soissons in the way Of atores were Immense and Includ ed some airplanes which the en emy was unable to ao swift ly did the storming troops sweep MP iy prisoners and many guns still remain to be count CAVALRY IN With the American Army In July American troopa had carried all before them late In the afternoon and had pro gressed so faat that the cavalry waa thrown into the All the American ataff tonight were well Inside tho terri tory which the Germans held thla 4000 July American division cooperating with tho French troops in their counter at tack today have captured tho town of Bwierzy about six miles south of Soissons and hava advanced three miles beyond the the dispatch Tho Americans are operating in the region west of the dispatch and have taken four thousand prison thirty guns and much other material which has not yet bean FEEL With the American Army In July the Associated mid night of the fourth day of the bat tle eaat and west of a feeling of confidence the allied After eighty hbura of assault along lines of his own lectiun the offensive seemingly have He Is still behind the objectives set for the first ROAD UNDER July the left which tho Soissons allied have have under the high road from Soissons to aays a 11 outer dispatch from the French front dated 11 Oclock The railway from So issons to VillerqCotterets al so been At several enfilading movements have been carried out by the They advanced through gaps In the retreating en emy line and established themsel ves In farther BRITISH REPULSE July last night in the VlllersBreton neux and Marlancourt aactora on either side of the Somme driven off by the says the official statement from Field ahal Haig The British captured a few pri soners In the region of Wlllerval and Always Ready With Reserves to Surprise Germans With An Attack July liveliest admir ation is expressed in competent circlet over the feat of arms Thursday and credit is given the officers who car ried out the Military critics are deeply Imprtw efl by the assault as being further final proof of General Fochs lymel lous handling of nil troops tjironih out the years tit husbanded troops con tinuously fighting defensive battles he has always found men with to deal a counter stroke at tbe rigiii spot and at the right It is be genetallwlma has surprised the Germam who the ;