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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta STAMPEDE OFFICIALLY OPENS ON TUESDAY 1 JULY 1918 ffetaH NUMBER 187 TO RUSSIA CONTINUE RETREAT BEYOND MARNE and Japan Agree on Intervention in Russia Will Send Military Force Japan and United Together With Other Allies Have Come to Agreement About Intervention in itary Forces to be Territorial Aggression is is Officially July Japanese diplomatic council has agreed to the American proposal Intervention in says Central News dispatch frorjn Tokio under date of July A proclamation will be Issued Miissla that the entente no aggressive designs in In tervenlng In the dispatch It Is probable that a relief com mission will accompany the joint It is July the As sociated is believed In official circles that the Japanese governments reply to the proposal made by the United States relative to Entente allied Intervention In Siberia will be dispatched to Washington It is under that the Japanese govern mentS answer accepts the Amer ican peace proposal In every Issues Orders July are forbidden IB an order eued the Bolshevikl tnlnlster o transmitted by Russ ian wfftftM to support French and fcngllsh The order says that owing to the landing of French and English detach ments on the Murman Coast and the participation of French officers with the counter revolutionary mutin eers and CzechoSlovaks those officers are notpeYmitted to go from town to The people are instructed to watch carefully all the acts of per sons who have been proved culpable within the republic of conspiring against the sovereignty ot the Russian July recently proclaimed provisional ruler of says a Daily Mail dispatch from Harbin dated last lias semi a dispatch to tffe allied minis tor In Pekiji which disposes effectively of their The ministers had tele graphed him asking him to withdraw his permission on the ground that he Intended to prevent the progress west ward of the The general now the ministers that far from offering he wishes to come to an understanding with the Opposition Yields July dispatch to the Times from Tokio dated July tuples a report that the SeiyuKai party is yielding and will accept the governments proposals regarding in It is added that the gov forbidden the press to moyajnents of troops and other ijiaterlal A meeting of the army and navy and finance ministers was to be held to cptrfplete arrangements for flnancjnjf aijd provisioning the Jap anese forties A Peklri dispatch of July 17 to the Times saysthat the character ot the contemplated allied action at Vlad ivostok hascaused lively satisfaction The U is in cannot do better for the mom ent thanto aid the CzechoSlovaks by occupying Vladivostok and securing their Thus supported the Ccechscan proceed Bol eheviki knowing that effective rein forcements will be available should the task prove different than antici pated FOR FAIR VISITORS Accommodation for visitors at the fair stampede this week has been one of the first thoughts of the fair board and with the co operation of the ladles of the Ma jor Jack Ron Chapter they have secured about 400 rooms In private houses where visitors will be Anyone who cannot secure ac commodation at the hotels should call at the fair board office in Qardene and secure Attacked Gelfhans in Middle of When They Were Not Expecting With the British Army In July the Associated troops who yes terday morning two miles west of are accused by their diacomfltted Prussian ofhaving taken thoillage by dence One said frankly that he regarded victory of the Scots as unfair because it was achieved In broad The Scottish battalions attacked at eight when the weary garrison of the ruins Meteren had settled down in their shell holes the edge of the village to endure another day of bombardments intermixed with Then the Britten suddenly laid a terrific barrage on their linked ma chine gun enclosing the vil There was little fighting except on the eastern side ot the village where a strongly a nuni vber of machine and these were effective in checking the advance of the Black Watch who tried to swing south across Road and extend their gains on that The troops who were southwest of the village mopped up the majority of the prisoners who tumbled out of their shelters with There was no organized defences Meteren and the garrison hadjust be dig a system of trenches in the hope of getting better protection from the constant destructive fire ot the Curiously although the tit tack was a complete it had been expected for nearly a This paradox te explained by the tact that the Germans looked for the Bri tish to attack at the usual hour of dawn after lengthy artillery preptara tlon and it never appeared to hate occurred to them that the Britiiih might drop out of the routine and show themselves when the sun was well above the The Germans warned that the British had designs on but when the sun rose yesterday with out disclosing a signof life in the trenches opposite the Germans con were sate for another Altogether 875 prisoners with six officers and many machine guns were taken out ot the shell and a trench around the north and The Germans thought it wae an ordinary intending to kill without the support of They put on their gas masks Then smoke clouds lifted across the enemy from the British Suddenly glanc ing the Germans found strangers in kilts looking down upon REFUSE APPEAL FOR RELEASE July Chief Justice Harvey in chambers the application of asking for a stay of proceedings pending the hearing of the was re fused by his stating tbat the judgment ot the supreme court of Canada must be Notice of appeal was then given by Mr Varley and it was suggested that the men could be formally released by the military under order Kiyen and they could at once be takea under the Mil ttary Service EXHIBITION OFFICIALS Moore formerly assistant of the Edmonton PROGRAM for TtESDAY 1 opening of the exhibition Duncan minister of Official opening of the Stampede at by tho famous cowboy painter of Great Harness first Trick Roping Steer Roping second heat Cowboy Bucking Con with Harness Platform Attraction Girl Broncho Riding Platform Attraction RunningRace Bulldoggtng PlatfotnxAttraction back Bucking Horse Ridlhg Running Race Bullriding Calf Rofrhg and Branding Cowboys Fancy Dress Race Trick Riding Wild Horse Race Platform At Horse Show or Stock Parade Trick Riding Platform Attraction Calf Roping and Tielng Trick Roping Lady Broncho Riding Bucking Horse Riding with Saddle Plat form Attraction Relay Rkfee Platform Attraction Steer Roping Platform Attraction Platform Attrac tion Wild Steer Race Bull Riding Roping Wild Horses on the r All Roadstead to The Big Lethbridge Official Opening Tuesday All roads lead to the fair today andevery day For the big amalgamated fair and stampede being staged by the and Cardston fair boards is The fair opens which is opening but the official opening takes place on Tuesday afternoon at by Duncan Marshall and Rus the cowboy There will be no paid admissions but com mencing tomorrow noon tickets will be and there will be two pro grams afternoon and until Saturday making 10 programs in Everything is in readiness said Manager Moore to the Herald this Yesterday the grounds was a hive of Stock trains were arriving all and the stock being put in in spite of the fact that in 1914 Lethbridge was on the main fair circuit while this year we are showing against Brandon this the exhibits are on a level with those of four years With the exception ot about 300 the entries are There is one less entry in the cattle about LETTER ON STRIKE July to ten oclock this morning there had been no delivery of mail In None of the carriers are on their routes and It is reported the sorters also havs quit WINNIPEG MEN Winnipeg July letter carriers went on strike at this More than 300 postmsn are idle here and will continue on strike unlsis some satisfactory arrangement Is hit At Coast Too July letter carriers in Vancouver and New Westminster are on the early delivery of the day was nmd in the business district T 40 less in the but the sheep entries show 200 per cent increase the Hog entries are 40 per cent The program ot stampede and attractions is all And were going to have the crowd in the history of Cut Er They can cut er loose any old was the dictum from the office ot Day and stampede man who have been working day and night for the past week to get everything in readiness for the stam pede end of the With 500 head of stock and more than 50 of the best known riders of the continent wo can stage a stampede year which be far and away bet ter than anything ever attempted in the We have the corrals and chutes arranged this year so that there will be no more ot this viewing the stampede events from half a mile The riders will perform right on BULLETINS IS DEAD July Delia president of the Italian Red diet He was a member of the Italian HERTLINO ILL July Von the German Imperial is at main headquart ers In the care of Berlin telegram says he is recov ering from a HUN AIRMEN KILLED Frederlchs and mem bers of the Baron Relchmjfen have been says the Lokal Freiderichs was credited with 21 victories and Klrschsteln with Allied Advance Continues Germans in Rapid Retreat Many Prisoners Are Taken No Uermans South of Marne Now Except Dead and Prisoners Continue Gaining Another Mile in Prisoners Now Number by Actual Count HAS RESIGNED July Von commander of the seventh army corps on the west ern has according to the Lokal BROUGHT DOWN TWO July Rene one of the leading French brought down two German airplanes on July two on July and three on July Six of these machines were brought down in Foncks record is now officially 56 East Stands With Federat ion Against Callijig Out j Men CONTINUED ON PAOI 4 SURE FOR THE SENATE July is expected that the appointment of Blon postmaster the will be officially confirmed The probability of such an appoint ment has been indicated for some Blondln will succeed the late Senator as representative of the senatorial division of Lauren Hie appointment will ensure FrenchCanadian representation in the In the last election he was an unsuccessful candidate tor the house of commons for Champlain and July will be no general strike of railway shopmen in Canada at least for the The intervention of the railway de partment of the American Federation of following the action of the adoption by the railways of the Me Adoo schedule with amendmente last was sufficient to prevent tho sending out of a strike call to rail shopmens unions throughout It also had the effect of causing a decided split in the shopmens com mittee that had been in Montreal for several weeks negotiating with the Railway War East and west the eaet for retaining gochl relations with American Federa tion and the westfor taking drastic action that at Western strongly sup ported by their declare that a strike will yet be called and that the American Federation will be At four oclock Saturday afternoon the shopmens committee which had been in conference at the Alexandria indefinitely and at oclock Saturday night the Am erican members of the who had come to be called the left boarded the train for Winni This action followed the receipt of returns from the latest ballots sub mitted to the as to whether they were willing to strike in defiance of the railway employes department executive council of the American Federation of The returns clearly showed that it would be Impossible to tie up the railways especially in the For in Montreal only one local lodge cast a majority to strike and hand back its International char the penalty of such On the other the west came out strong with a determined strike It is said that 2800 out of 3000 shopmen in Winnipeg voted for the walk The conflict of opinion is thus sharply the east holding to the international fealty tire west out for The next move in the long game may be expected thus to come from THE WEATHER 73 Lew troops are continuing to gain ground in the bend of the Devoll river In the Italian War Office announced The advancing troops yesterday took hundred prisoners and captured seven machine July counter attacks delivered by the Gerrrians last night on the front between the Ourcq and the Marne were broken by the the War Of fice announced The allied positions have been The enemy counter blows were delivered in the region of Grlsol several miles northwest of and four miles north of Chat North of the Ourcq and between the Marne and the emys reaction was limited to ar tillery The fire was particu larly heavy in the region of the woods of Cpurton and The text of the statement reads During the night the Germane limited their reaction to artillery bombardments north of the Ourcq and north of the Marne and Rheims notably In the region of the Courlon and Rpl Between the Ourcq and we have broken strong counter attacks by the Germans In the region from GrlSolles to We have maintain ed our positions throughoutthe CALL FOR HELP With the French Army In July German Crown Prince has been obliged to call for help from Crown Prince Rup German divisions from the army in the north have been hurried down to protect the west ern flank of the defeated army which has been driven back over the Marne and rejected from ChateauThierry by the Franco American July ground has been gained by the British in the Heburtene region on the front between Albert and the War Office announces The British In conjunction with the car ried out a successful enterprlee to the south of east of in which pris oners were The Germantrenches were en tered during the night by British raiding parties at several points on the including Neuville Vltasse and north of Ballleul and prisoners were HAD TO USE HIS July on the German withdrawal on the SoissonsChateauThierry Marcel in the Echo de Pa remarks The offensive continues It needed all the reserves which promised victory to German peo he to attempt to stop the allies progress which contin ues The enemy has been forced to resist to the last He was completely bea ten at ChateauThierry from which he scampered permitting a methodical advance up to Sunday night of fifteen Several FrancoAmerican units have crossed the Hu tin which presages that the river will soon be entirely free of BIG AMERICAN With the American Army on the AisneMarne July the Associated Preset South of Soissons the American troops advaneod about 11 4 The artillery has the range of the SqlssonsChateauThierry railway while American troops are astride the Soissons the VII lersCottere As a result there is only one railway line In the hands of Germans south of a line drawn from Aolssons t4 Northeast of Belleui northwest the Ameri cans early Sunday made an ad vance of five Some of the most terrific flghtln the began occurred Between Glvry and the Germans us ing artillery macHine The allied troops occupied Hill 204 commanding ChateauThierry at daylight Sunday and scon after ward were proarenlng ttireuah the city Progress east and north by the French and Ameri cans continued throughout Sun The Germane north of the Marne were subjected to a terrible pounding from the allies artillery They responded heartily though The al lied artillerymen were feeling out the German rear lines with telling making the enemys rear guard action Prisoners captured near Cha confirmed the sound ness of General Focha plan when they said a German retreat was imperative because of the decreas ed Stories of both ammu nition and foodstuffs loVr were and the officers had reported that It was practi cally Impossible to been the ers to retreat to ten miles but the Indica tions tonight were that the Ger mans would not for long be per mitted to remain that close to Marne the allied flanWaV movement Is progressing steadily the railroads and the wagon rtade over which the enormous f stores for the German forcee must pass are ao menaced ae to make them Strlhgs of prisoners were being taken to the day Since Thursday the Americans have captured German soldiers different German View July with drawal of our troops to the northern bank of the Marne came as a sur prise to well informed circles because the supreme command had confident ly communicated his intention before says the Cologne and adds The object which the forcing of tha Marne had in view was There it did not appear dangerous to retreat locally in order to save un necessary Retire Considerable Distance With the French Army In July the field be tweenthe Aistie and the Marne the Germans again been driven back a considerable They nave been pushed back over the Soissons ChateauThierry road at several points north of the GOXTINUID ON PAOI 4 SOLDIERS QUELLED Following Arrest of Farmer by Dominion Police at JoIietU Serious July A detach meat of the fourth battalion Canadian garrison regiment was dispatched here Saturday under Major following a near when the DJB minlon police week before arrested a farmer named of tnjp A crowd collected and by the time the police and their captive reached the lockup there were many hundreds of shouting men and tbt out look was A number of men are said to he try ing to avoid arrest and others an OMk ing threats to shoot the Dominion police on Theuce appear ance of the Since the soldiers arrived things have noticeably though it is stated that an exceedingly large number of revolvers have been purchased in the town and there been threats of looting the WOUNOMJI Oyater July Major Theodore has been slightly wtWffs taken to a hetplttl In cerdini to a mfajifg nil father J ;