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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta A Hcralcl JULY 1918 NUMBER 100 HUGE CROWDS ARE EXPECTED BALANCE OF THE STAMPEDE Huge Crowds Flock to Stampede Today Special Train From South Friday itock will be staged at oclock this Attendance at amalgamated fair an dstampede on Ulster Cities wae highly encoiir aglng considering the very cool wea ther which It looks good for the rest of the week said Fair and 1 am sure that K weath erman will the people will get out arid support us in hearty The attendance for the afternoon per formance was 2500 in paid admissions while the grandstand seats sold num beredaver the 1000 The street cars and busy in theev ening for the program commenc ing at eight and about 1000 more South To Holiday Friday The bad weather in the south which marred1 the attendance from the sister towns has resulted in the calling of another holiday in Raymond and Magrath for and the has arranged for another special train to accommodate the There were only 150 on the Wednes day but if the weather is fine cm Friday it is expected that this will be multiplied by and many of the visitors will remain over until Saturday for Katherlne jgtlnson aviation CalgaryEdmonton flight has Shade the people of the and It is has aulckened interest in the Saturday it laterally pedict6d that the last day will Be the largest of the fair and the lar that ever crowded into the I only hope the weather will be fine Miss Stinson told a Her ald luck has been dogging me on this but I escaped the storm at Brandon and I now jny luck has The has run two days and the rough corners are being worn so that the crowds from now may expect nothing but action from the drop of the On Saturday afternoon they will see the finals in the main with horses for Horse which were postponed on nesday also be part of the Sat urday Other special fea tures will be WItV the aviation will crowd into a ew hours on Saturday all the thrills of frontier life on plains to the lat est in 20th Century CltlMns Day today s Cltiiens u that assures big this afternoon end There will be plenty of stampede at both and a crowd greatly In excess of the 5000 mark is Programs at and Rotarlans Friday Friday Rotary Travellers and with big crowds coming in by special tcaln from the south it will mean that a crowd that should vie with the Citizens Day crowd will be The the city and the rotarians are anxious to wel come the visitors at the promote the feeling of goodfellowshlp among the four towns taking part In the GEILpN mmm July Norman Earl the young man at Camp for whom Bennett applied for Habeas corpus and got an order for iila who has been held ever tince at court was formally released by the military authorities this after In that way the military com plied with the order of the One minute after the formal release he was taken under the Military Service Act arid conscripted for He Is still at the Sarcee but now without the benefit of any habeas Socialist Terms Them Young Wont Yield To Their Demands July British war cabinet has decided that if the muni tlons strike continues the strikers of military age will be drafted promptly into the according to an unoffi cial printed in eome of the morning jQeorge Rob minister of gave a hint to this effect in a speech in bondon Wed nesday when he declared that no young men had a right to exemption from military service except on the grounds tha they were doing work Valuable than Thefjrovernifcent firm in its refusal to withdraw IB the cause of the although it seems that In some the embargo is used as a pretext to cover other Events are now waiting upon the national conference of the of the engineering which it is understood at Leeds today It is believed In some quarters that a majority of the delegates will In slot ballot ot the be fore calling a general course is strongly supported by Alexander Socialist and editor of the who writes in the Dally Mall It is unthinkable that the confer ence will assume the tremendous re sponsibility ot stopping the munition output of the whole country without a democratic vote by all the men anc The tactics of the young rebels who forced a strike at and Coventry against this advice of responsible men make not dem ocracy or but straight foi anarchy and dissension is being ere ated in the trades union ranks by the action ot the and in many parts ot the country the conduct of the Coventry and Birmingham men ie denounced Rupprecht Comes to Aid of the Grown on Northern End REACHES July Word has been received at the Marine Department that the ton freight steamer Celtic which has been ashore off Father Point in the low Law for tlte UK ten baa reach Quebec The was bound from LjverBQol lo Montreal on her when she ran July divisions of reserves fronj the army ot Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and a division from the eastern end of the line have been rushed to the aid of the German crown prince between Solgaons and says Reu terscorrespondent with tub American in the Germans may well hesitate to push more troops In fo the already crowded seeing the difficulty theyhave ot feeding those they have alrejdy German resistance on the1 southern section ofrthe salient hjM been reduc ed to a mere it Is and the enemy doubtless Is concentrating ef forts on keeping open the northern outlets of the The allied drive toward OulchyLe Chateau not only threatens the enemy communications with FereEnTar butIt is a serious threat for the German troops around whose line of retreat would through Fochs Forces Squeeze Huns in Great Pincer of Soissons Salient Germans In Danger of Being Entirely Cut Off RAY ONE OF THE OF Bays disappointment over flrst two days of the stampede was offset his over the arrltal TJf a baby daughter on Monday Bolsheviki to Fight Allies July Ruwlan says a dispatch from Moscow to the Lokal Anselger of considers the action taken by the Entente In landing troops on the Murman Coast as tantamount to a declaration of Bolshevik the newspaper has announced that It will take counter measures ALLIED VESSEL Thought It Was a Damage Was V Done MARKKT8 Opening July opened unchanged to 880 Iqwer for October at 84 to 83 Flax opened unchanged for October at Inspections Wednesday totalled 57 for all The contract of wheat were 18 July Am erican submarine of latest has been on by an allied armed ship off the New England The submarine only slightly damaged and a navel tug is towing it to No one aboard the submarine to the department today the submarine which was cruising suddei ly appeared near the allied ahlp and the latter opened The scene of the attack was not far distant from the waters which a German submarine recently and when the American submersible came to the surface the captain of the allied ship assumed that it was an enemy vessel preparing to attack Only one Hhot hit the submarine which quickly made known its iden tity when the allied ship began to The shell struck on the deck near the denting sev eral It was announced that tne vessel could be repaired in a short Tbe navy department did not make known the identity of either the sub marine or the nor was it announced whether the latter was a cruiser or MAY BE ELECTION By Reuters Ottawa Agency July with the ruwqred probability of a7 general election In interest g at tached to a statement made in the house by Roberta in effect the petrol committee is considering the Issue of licenses to parliamentary candidates and Owing to Defection of Russians Were Able To Place That Number With the French Army in July to the defection ot the Russians from the Allies the Germans have been able to place 210 divisions on the western front this From July just Over six months these divisions have been engaged about 430 so that the east has been thrown into battle et least twice the half With operations becoming more frequent this propor tion is rapidly present battle began the Germans had 28 divisions on that por tion of the field westward from as far as Nony the front has been widened by the ajlied attack from city to the Aisne and the Germans have hurried more forces into the bringing the total now engaged on this the front to more than forty and placing a considerable strain upon the enemys They still have reserve divisions concentrated at some places behind their but many units compris ed the divisions have been sorely tried this year and it is questionable Whether they are all sufficiently re cuperated to participate In a new at tack should the German staff decide to order one to retrieve the defeat of the crown BRITISH COURT TO MOURN FOR CZAR July has ordered the court to mourning for four for former Czar Nicholas of Rus NSW r AUSTRIAN July Von former of been appointed to IhrrJMtiJrlan nV u coition Von cablntt recently STRIKE OF NIS 1 OFF Some of the Postal Unions Will Not Accept Decis ion and Stay Out Strike LOCAL POSTAL CLERKS REMAINAT WORK OTAtGARY STAYS OUT local postmen and clerks did not go out on strike this morn and workIsproceeding as were received fromjhe headquarters Mast night 1 the agreement with the gov and the force to stay at July aubcommittee of the cabinet will confer with repre sentatives of the letter Fur ther temporary employes of the post office department are to participate In the This Is the net result of a three hour conference between tlie letter carriers delegates and members of the cabinet this It is con sidered by the mene representatives as acceptable under the circumstances and they advise the men to return to work We find this is the best that can be states a telegram which secretary of the Let ter Carriers Federation sent to the various locals following the confer ence and under the circumstances consider it acceptable and recommend that accept it and return to work in the So far as its dispatch to Toronto was concerned the telegram was signed by Max Well of the Toronto Letter The government further made the following declaration The government Is upon the men returning at once to their duty to accede to proposal that a subcommittee of the cabinet be ap pointed which will confer with repre sentatives of the men look into and discuBs with them their represen tations relative to the matter of wages and report to the cabinet which will at once consider and decide on that July being on strike for three days local poetmen will return to work tomorrow morn July mall carriers refuse to accept the re ported settlement arrived at between the government and their representa July postal clerks resumed work July far as the let ter postal clerks and sorters of the local post office are the postal strike la Moose July mail carriers are not going back to July clerks and letter carriers in all probability will return to work tomorrowafter according to an official of the July postal workers are most disappointed at the result of the conference in Ottawa this and have decided not to return to work pending further in vestigation of the government pro Allies Are Beginning to Bend the Sides of Their Great Salient Between Soissons and art Concentrating on Withdrawing Their Army from erous Advance Has Netted Four Miles ir Past Day or f THE WEATHER low and 69 July Reuters Ottawa latest communication shows that Generalissimo Foch is methodically continuing to close the pinchers which are gripping the Germans between the Alsne and the The capture of Armentieres Increased the envelopment of OulchyLeChateau and the capture of Brecy brings the allies only five miles from the Important road centre at from according to Paris reports the Germans hastily removing al the material that has accumulated there since the beginning of MAY CATCH WHOLE HUN ARMY July Pall Mall Gazette says that rumours are current that British forces have made a great advanccln the direction of midway between Rheims and It is also reported that French forces have advanced on another part of the AlsneMarne salient and that the armies of the German crown prlnca have been placed in a position out of which extrication to POSITION UNTENABLE i French July Reuters Ottawa position of the enemy on the salient south of the Alsne has become unten On the western side the enemy is fighting a retreating depend ing upon the machine guns placed in advantageous positions to hold up the allied white the enemy Is busily engaged in removing There Is little left of the enemy artillery on this v FereEnTardeners is about the center of the salient An advance of a few auch as the allles made yesttrday would enable them to sweep with the longrange guns the whole remain ing east of the the Germans the British and French between Vrlgny anJ the The allies are thus relaying the hold of the on the Cha teauThierrySoiisons and are graduallylinkingup front forward at FereEnTardeners and Montagne Oe where a strong line will be On the eastern side of the tri angle the British advance north of the Ardre River is threatening the German left flank with while the Fran coAmerican triotops advancing from Marne are a menace to the German The British success at Vrlgny threatens another import ant hence the disposition of the who are attempt Ing to prevent the allied advance in this Theirdefense of Soinons is also beginning become as the allied advance continues toward Sols pivot of the German po It is estimated that there are Germans fighting within the the sides of which are being squeezed by the allied Obstinate resistance and the rugged nature of the country con stitute obstacles the way of closing the pincers at the narrow opening of Rheims and but the relentless pressure of the1 allies Is gradually emptying the triangle of the enemy July the north bank of the the Germans last night launched a counter at tack In the region of The War in announcing this reports that the enemy temporarily occupied the little wood to the north of Treloup and the village of These were recap tured by the French soon after Violent artillery actions are re ported from the region of the Ourcq and to the west of BRITISH ADVANCE July troops last night pushed forward slight ly south of Rossignol Wood in the Heburterne north of Al bert The Field Marshal Haig today that a few and six mach ine guns were South of VlllersBretonneux the last night pushed Into one of the British They were pushed out by a counter FURTHER July ier progress by the American in their between the Ourcq and the Marne Is reported by General Perching In com munication for receiv ed at the war department Northwest of Amer ican forces penetrated the to a depth of from to two filVE UP MORE With American Army on AlineMarne July t their lines ef communi cation reduced by on their flanks and their rear north of the Marne being constantly the Germans have been forced to give up more The French and AmericaiT rested tonight some distance In advance of the points where this The retirement under pressure is believed to Indicate that Gen eral Von the commander of the Germans within the sal has had enough punishment to convince him of the advisabil ity of taking new BROKEN IN FEW July Agen army committee of the chamber of received very favorable from mem bers with the armies In the field now going Re president of the commit thus up the observa The powerful German off en in secret for more than a month and led by fifty Di was In a few almost i in a few broken up and then victoriously swept It is for the peerleis valor of the French and the Ameri British and Italian and to the of military chiefs who proved unquestionable mastery in the conception and ex ecution of the that the results are ADVANCE THREE MILES July the ern front of the the allied have ad vanced to an average depth of three on a twelve front during the two There were no new develop this morning In battle according to from field of the received in London The tion considered factory for the More Hun July an being thrown Into the battle by tin according to the latest ad vices reaching but these were unable to prevent the allies from mak ing appreciable gains The important ptoint of OulchyLe Chateau slowly but surely is being If the Germans lose it will be impossible or them bang on to Military observers here are vinced that General Ludendorft ihorfr ly will launch a counter His objects be to clear front between Soiasons and Rhetros to lessen the demoralizing effect of a projected retreat to the to hava Germany re tain the Consequently it to to bjs interest to prolong the present battle loni as possible even at the expense of treasured so as to keen tha French occupied and bin to prepare another ;