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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Albertas Big Amalgamated Stampede and July 22nd to 27th VOLUME ALBERT JULY 1918 NUMBER 186 ACROSS MARNE MUNS TO EVACUATE SALIENTBATTLE EXTENDS All the Survivors of Cruiser Are Landed1Discipline LITTLE DOUBT THAT WARSHIP WAS SUNK BY A GERMAN SUB Fortyeight members of the crew of the United States cruiser San Diego sunk yesterday off Fire Is are still unaccounted after checking of reports of res suing steamers made to navy offi cials here The cruiser had 1255 men according to the figures at Of this number 1176 were landjd by three rescue and 31 In boats on Fire Island nation as to the cause ot the sinking of the United States armored cruiser Can Diego off Fire Island yesterday reported sunk by a as well as to the toss of if was lack Ing here Thirtyone sailors who were landed Point OWoods on Long Island yes terday said that torpedo had struck the warship amidships following which two other explosions Other among three hundred who arrived at this port on a tanker last night were reported to have said fhat either a coast defense mine or Internal explosion caused the ex Other steamships with sur vivors aboard were expected to arrive et Now York or other nearby ports during the Sure They Saw a Sub Some of the survivors who were landed at Point OWoods were sure that a submarinnx had been one declared that a shot gone home and destroyed the undersea but an officer and most ot the others were confident that no submar ine been Varying state ments have been made as to the loss of Some of the sailors said that many were killed others report two but thai all who escap ed death or injuries by this cause had been Within a few seconds after the first the according to the opened fire with several guns at objects which were taken for The cruiser sank rapidly and disappeared fifteen minutes after the first It went down so according to that hundreds of the crew did not have time to get to boatg and were forced to plunge over the railing into the where they clung to irtjprovU ed Discipline Good All agreed that the discipline was The ac to remained at his post until it was too late to save him self or be saved and calmly saluted hundreds of his comrades as be went down with the A Jackie climbed the mast and rescued the cruisers col The carefully was brought ashore in one ot the small boats to Point Immediate ly after the accident great naval ac tivity was which seemed to strengthen the report that the San Diego had been the victim of an at tack by a patrol boats and airplanes were reported to be taking part in what seemed to be a search for under sea Bounds of heavy firing at sea were heard by resident at various points on bong Island last Reports were in circulation that other ships tad been but there has boon no confirmation of these Official Belief July Belief that the cruiser San Diego was sunk by a torpedo IB expressed in a dispatch to day from the chief of staff of cruiser forces to he Navy AuStrians Flee Country To Escape Starvation July Ca ble to the Toronto Mall and Em food situation in Aus triaHungary It now ac cording to a Zurich dispatch to the Dally the population of Vienna Is literally dying of Bread is selling at pound and other foodstuffs In the same Psojjle are fleeing to to escape the terrible Austrian and German papers declare that even If the German govofflment gives aid It will not be sufficient to tide over the acute Since July 15 the foqjd depots have been completely It is not proposed to supply the people from the new harvest for this will ba very The newspaper Zeit reports that In Hungary many towns arid vill ages are completely withoutbread or as all their food reserves were given to ameliorate the dis astrous situation In es pecially TWO TORPEDOES NA Panic Among Women and Rescued By British Warship July who was returning to Canada on the torpedoed Cunard Liner in formed the Dally Sketch that he and other passengers on the declis of the vessel saw a submarine a quarter of mile away on tne port bow and that Immediately afterward a terrific ex plosion shook the whole Then a second torpedo There was no panic on the he and andmen showed no signs of They had been care fully and prepared for possible All knew what to do and where to boats were launch ed without AH went calm ly to their oh a pleasure The got Minutes fctter the first tor pedo the boats were lowered two more torpedoes struck the ship and cut it in A British warship rescued the sur Fowler said he and others were descending the ladder to enter a the lashings of lad der broke and all fellinto the Life belts kept them afloat until they were picked up half anhour LUDENDORFF GETS HINDYS TITLE NOW July Ag up to July had borne the title of quartermaster general of the German has received In a German official the title of chief of the general according to the The newspaper points out that this title belongs to Field Marshal Von Hlndenburg and wonders what has become of HAVE WON BATTLE July Semenoff the antiBolsheviki leader in Eastern says a Tien Tsin dispatch to the Dally dated has inflicted a sharp blow with losses in stores and The correspondent does not specify his opponents nor the date and place of the THE WEATHER 91 Low 52 with local thunder BALL LEAGUES ARE READYTCCLBSE Cleveland American Will Play Last Games on Others May Follow Suit TiCPESARE MME July are in wire with the club owners who have been asked to makev known their views as to what action shall be said President Ban Johnson of the American League relative to Secretary Bakers ruling thatplay ers of military age must obtain pro ductive Until these views have been di gested no move will be It is possible a statement will be is sued before Cleveland July James of the Cleveland American League today sent the following mes sage from Cleveland to Chicago We will play a double header with Philadelphia tomorrow and will then close the ball park for the balance of the it is our desire to com ply promptly with Secretary Bakers ruling on Galaxy of Crack Riders and Ropers of Continent Gathered For Stampede Monday la opening day of big when exhibits will bo put In On Tuesday at 1 oclock the fair and stampsde will official ly with Duncan Mar ahall and tha cowboy artlat doing the The gatoa will bo opened early on Tuesday forenoon for tho steady stream of vlsitora who will crowd tho grounds until ton oclock Sat urday Judglngitarts Tues day at ona Following are the names of tho days Day and Of ficial and Slstar Cities and Rotary Saturday Kathorlno itlnson Pay It isnt going to be neoelsary to draw on theimagination In describ ing the big stampede in connection with the amalgamated not week a AH one basito do is to glance over the Hat of Nothing superfluous Jn the way of language will be For from Las Vegas to and from Cheyenne to Pendjeton the boys who can ride the roar Ing bronks any way you want to call the as gathering ag the trains can carry Some are al ready on the hut most of are still to Drawn by the fair treatment accorded them last year by Ray Knight and the RaymondMag rath committee the boys ere coming in hordes and the cream of the rough riders of the west will be on when the cowboy cracks the pistol that will turn loose the first mifstang next Tuesday afternoon shortly after one Here is the list of about 50 of and there will be more still when the first wild whoopee is beard Jim George Calgary Chester Mike Sain Art Sage Tex Maple Yankee Maple a Sol Medicine Fred Dave Los Jim Medicine Charlie OK Germans Have Only Two Al tetnatives as Result of Allied Drive MUST STOP ALUES OR RETIRE TO NEW MARNE July choices 1n the opinion of military obesrvers here to the high Ger man command as the result of the FrancoAmerican counter stroke be tween the Aisiieend the and decision made within thirty six the advance of the allied troops mast be it was or the Germans must evacuate the salient hold south of the Marne and possibly the entire terri at the time of the offen sive on the CheihindesDames front last The it was be lieved must stop the counter stroke before Sunday night or fall All that despite strength ening resistance due no doubt to thrown into the the1 French and American forc es are gaining Steady The war department BO con firmation of tha capture of Solssons but there wada distinct feel ing that the city was in allied What Will Germans Do July the Ger WaTSfafe going to do on the battje front Rheims to the Marne to the Aisne IS the question which occupies most of the military and editorial commentators in the morning news While It is conceded that General Fochs brilliant counterstroke has de prived the Germans ot the initiative in the Rheims sector and caused them serious damage it is universally sumed that the positions in that area can be stabilized much fur ther severe Warning is given to remember how the British surprise advance at Cam brai was afterward countered by the the other hand the view that tho cannot do much more between the Aisne and on the Marne has Its and these look for the withdrawal of the Germans from south of Marne to reorganize their A third speculation refers to the prob ability of the enemy striking a fresh violent blow In some other direction in which case it is assumed generally the will fall on the British Still Have Great Power It is recognized that everywhere the Germans have the power to concen trate strength for a thrust that will tax the allied defense to the Notwithstanding their losses the Ger mans are believed to have at their disposal at least forty divisions and until they are beaten the situation for the allies it is con be one of suspense and anxiety affording no ground for overelation or excessive T1ZEPPSARE British Raid Air Sheds in Ger many and Do Much Damage July air ship sheds at Tondern in Schleswig Holstein were bombed recently by three British airmen and two Zeppe lins were according to an eyewitness account of the raid print ed in the newspaper Tldende of The four hits ob tained by the airmen started a fire which Misted half au during which the zeppelins were Statement July to the British raid on the Tondern air a British official statement ua der Fridays date says Only norne material damage was this mornings aortal attack in Ton Tag Days At Stampede The Monte negrln relief and the soldiers comforts will be the beneficiaries of throe tag days which the two local chapters of the are to llold during stampede Cottld be three more wor 4 thy causes Bleeding enslaved Serbia and Montene all crushed under the heel of the German where Is the human heart that refuses Q to respond to this appeal G The tag days are the only source of revenue the has for theee Do fall to meet their tag gers next week with a generous For soldiers com forts tha need Is especially ft as the price of wool has gone much higher and so much more money Is In the midst of your enjoyment next bear a thought for those who Suffer for your comfort and CM AGAIN Russia Says it Has Import ant Documents of Czar to July Em peror Nicholas of has bean a wireless state ment announces The emperors cprres including letters from the who was kill ed shortly before the written to the then emperor and his will be published in the near the wireless message The empress and young Alexis former heir have been sent to a place of se ft executive body of the Bolshevik government an nounces that it has at its disposal important material documents con cerning the former emperors af Including his own The message announces that a counter revolutionary controver sy was unearthed with the object of wresting the former emperor from the authority of the Soviet In view of this the president of the Ural regional council decided to execute the former emperor and the decision was carried out on July July has broken out in to a Russian wireless message received here Within the last twentyfour the mes sage there have been regis tered in Moscow 224 known chol era 78 suspected cases and 25 cases of stomach di The dispatch says that so far as known 120 cases of cholera have occurred In the province of E OF BA1TIE Over 360 Guns is Being Continued Germans Are Now Concentrating Reserves to Number of Line Has Been Advance Lines on a Mile Front to Considerable TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND AMERICANS ARE FIGHTING WITH THE FRENCH FORCES NOW CONTINUEDRIVE AS LONG AS HUNS On the French Profit in July the Associated Germans have been repulsed and are crossing the Marne Tha French have bitten off several square miles of German territory in the vloinity of the River Ourcq about midway between Chateau Thierry and Solssons and this af ternoon were reported to be hold Ing Mont The present French line In this district la thiio seven miles In front of that before the offensive July FrancoAmerican offensive between the Alsne and theMarne has yielded thus far prisoners and more than 360 guns captured fay according tha war office announcement s CONTINUE ADVANCE July and troops are continuing their advance between the1 Alsne ahd the according to the French official statement South Marnii the French have thrown back the enemy between Fossoy and Ooulfly arid have retaken ground toward tho RESERVES July Germans have been forced to bring up reserves to the armyof the German crown prince as a result of yester days fighting and the French and after have been enabled to strotigly fortify the newlygained ground southwest of says Marcel HutUl In Echo de REACH NEW LINE s July allied advance has reached the line of beyond the wood of east of VillersHelon NeuillySV WILL CONTINUE OFFENSIVE July of General Pershings divisions or about two hundred thousand American troops arc fighting with the French in the present offensive in the AlsneMarne General chief of today advised of the Senate military committee at their weelfly The FrancoAmerican offensive will continue as long aa It is possible to force the Germans General March BRITISH ADVANCE LINE July troops last night advanced their line on a mile front south of the town of the war office announced July consul general for Belgium has received the following cable from Havre According the Nleuwe terdamacjw all males be tween the ages of 16 and 60 years living in near the Dutch are beinq deported because a German spy was assais inatod within the municipal lim its and ths was not dls covtrtfY A GOOD ADVANCE July the result of yesterdays on the Flanders front the British line was advanced along a breadth of four thousand yards In the eren The village of Met and a group of buildings southwest of the as are now held by the prisoners number CONTINUED PROGRESS July ued progress by the Americans between the Aisne and the Marne was reported today by General in his communication for The weather was clear this morning and this gave some sat isfaction to the thousands of men engaged in the allied The were that the day would be one of ex ceptional w EXTEND the American Army On The AisneMarne July battle zone along the front of the allied counter attack bstwttn Aisne and the Marne is being extended further south toward Chateau Thierry than tha region previous ly according to Informa tion early this The FrancoAmarloan forces aio continuing the pounding of the northern part of the line near although thi nipva ment is lacking the dashing ad vance which characterized tha first days of tha The attempts of tha Piinces generals to raly their forces to meet Steady ment of the allies has resulted In cuch strengtheningof tho opposi tion as to indicate that ths battle is approaching point the armies soon willbe IpcktsJ giant x DRIVING THEM With the French Army In July Associated al lied troops today driving back tha Germans on tho southern bank of tha Marne River and new approaching tho river X German Report July semioffic ial telegram received here from Berlin while admitting enemy suc ceeded in penetrating into and press ing back our lines at some avoids particulars of the allied suc The telegram calls the Franco American offensive a relief offensive brought about by the German offen sive on both sides of and adds The attack was carried out by very and deeply echeloned supported by low flying airplanes and numerous tank Before some sectors between the Alsne and northwest ot ChateauThierry about eighty tanks were counted in the first General Baron Von commenting In the Tageblatt on the German says We certainly are only at thebe ginning ot probably the greatest bat tle in the entire history the Most severe fighting still lies It would be presumptuous and in bad taste to talk already about the tfelh destruction of enemy fighting Mayor Pitcher of hat patriotically fatten the load aittf has July Wadnoti day a public In dor that rally ba no difficulty In the way of full attendance from that town at thf amalgamat ad at Loth on that day wlhlsh been designated as 4ty by the fair in Jionor of tho south Garotton ans Tho mayor In outlines this and ons of Carditen return by ;