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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JULY 26,1918 PAGE FIVE FR ORCES AD VANCE FURIHER; HUN SET �^Ith the Amorfcnn Army on iho Alsnc-Marno. July 2G.-(2 p.m.) - (Assoclntod Press.)-The Franco-Am-. erlcan iroopa on the front narthenst of Cliateau-Th lorry, moveil thoir linos farther forward today. The allies along tlie front to the oast liko-ts'lse made progrese at ^places, the Americans at one point attaining an objectlvo a kilometre distant. Clinging (lesperntely to tAo hills and the woods, the Qormans are iislng their machine guns, their nrtlllory and their nlr forces and quantities of gas in an effort to hamper the advance. Crown Prince Too Confident. With the French Army in Prance, July 2(5.-(Associated Press.)-A retrospective glance at the entire battle since the Germans tried to cross the Marne in their great effort to broal'. up the Frencli armies shows that the crown prince, thinking the French oxhauated by the terrific defensive battles which they had fought during March, April, May and June, had decided to launch a fresh offensive. He was so confident of success that he did not endeavor to hide his prepiaratlons. When Oenorials Von Einem, Von Miidra, Von Boelim and Von Ebon started the attack on the night of July 14 they expected to overcome all resistance and easily capture Montalrall, Epernay and Chalons.  General Potain, however, had jirepared another plan which was pre-eenlod to Generalissimo Foch on July 12, and which was approved the following day. The idea was to abandon advanced posts and to hold the principal line of resistance with only the aliaolutely essential forces and In the meantime prepare to spring a counter offensive on the Gorman flank when the enemy troops' were fully engaged In the battle. Eastward on from Rhoims, the execution of General iPetaln's plan MAJESTIC TWO NIGHTS ONLY, NEXT MON.-TUES., JULYZS-SO FOR WOMEN ONLY The Motion Picture Triumphant BIRTH THE SANCTITY AND DUTIES OF MOTHERHOOp. No plot; no faked scenes-^just real life; an educational film. N. Y. World-"The advent of a child held the audience breathless." N. Y. Sun-" 'Birth' is a picture that should be seen by every mother." "Birth" is endorsed by the leading doctors antf i^ewspapers all over the world as a valuable and educitional and instructive film. Admiision 50 cents any seat in the theatre. was favored by strong old poslliona, but to the westward of that city, the problem was compllcatod bccauac the organization of the ground held by the French had not been completed. Upset Their Plans. When the battle oponefl, however, and the opposition plans wore put to the test, tliat of General Potain proved itself superior to the others. The French, Americans, nritish and Italians co-operated in a whole-hearted way and completely upset the crown prince's project. The result was the utter defeat and discomfiture of German armies which were obliged to employ many divisions which had been reserved for later bIow;s. The allied counter ottonslve was remarkably well prepared and executed. It struck at the right place and at the proper time. The Germans are now very anxious regardirR the positions of their great army between the Aisno and the Marne. It is for this reason they are fighting with dsaperatlon. The present moment for them is one of the most critical of the war, since the allies possess the initiative and the rapidly increasing armies enable them to undertake operations which would otherwise be impossible. The righting will continue to be very severe, as the ground wlilch the Germans occupy Is very suitable for a defensive battle, but their resistance la costing thorp dearly. Thoir difficulties are being augmented every day and it is probable they will be compelled to think hard before starting auy other offensive action even if its object Is only to relieve the situation. Little Change With the American Army on the Aisne-Marne Front, July 26.-(Associated Press.)-There is little change In the operations on the southern arc of the salient south of Soissons. To the west, Oulcy-Le-Chateau has been taken. Farther south the Germans have been driven out of the positions they had taken on the north bank of the Marne. - The French and American troops are advancing farther in the I^a Fere Forest. The (lermans keep up a heavy tire, especially from their heavy guns, gainst the French and American ir.es, but their efforts are Inetfect-u.il. Recover All Ground With the French Army in France. July 2G.-To the east of Rhoims. the French under General Gourard, have recovered virtually the entire line of advanced positions 'which they aban doned when the Germans made their first onslaught on the night of July 14. The famous Main De Massiges, which marked the eastern extremity of the German offensive line is again in allied posaession. Everywhere this region is coverod with German bodies which the enemy has been unable to bury since he suffered such terrible losses from the allied artillery when he was concentrating for his assault on the French lines. Two Hun Attacks With The British Army in Franco, July 26.-(By the Associated Press) -Tho Germans alnco last cvonlns have attacked In coiisldorablo strength In two places along the Ilrlllsli line but succr.odcd in accomplishing nothing at either. After several hours' shelling, a strong enemy party at 1.20 o'clock this morning launched nn attack In tho i'^lotro sector in Flanders, apparently, aiming at Moteran, from which he was driven a week ago. Ho seems to have got ton nowhorn with tho move, althocgh tho operation is continuing. CZECHS WILL FIG AUSTRIA FOREVER Their Highest Duty Is To Harm Austria Whenever Possible rMPRESC Ltonightu The result- of ten thousand years of profound thought; the marvelous engines fashioned by great eclontlsts, for the welfare of the race; the pearls ot literature; the flowers ot poetry;- all these at the command of a vicious giant with the brains of a baboon,-that's Kultur. LOUISE GLAUM IN "AN ALIEN ENEMY" ALSOTOTO The funniest man In the world. See him today In the "Junk Man." y.S. NAVAL SECY VISITS THE FLEETS Impressed With Cn-Operalion of Navies of U. S. and - Britain ENO'S FRUIT SALT Here's -and sparkling spirits -a clear brain and bright eye. Keep the system clean with Eno's Amsterdam, July 26.-The Czechs declare that they hate and will fight Austria forevtr and, God willing, they will in the end destroy her completely because Austria embodies a century old crime against the. liberty of mankind, said Deputy' Stransky, a Czech-Socialist In moving in the Austrian lower house an Indictment of the ministers for their decree ordering the partition of Bohemia. "The highest national duty of the Czechs is to harm Austria wherever possible," continued Stransky. This we owe to the Czech people and to our loyalty to the Bohemian crown which loyalty can only be put In practice by betraying Austria. Therefore, we are determined to. betray her whenever we can." GALICMlL FIGHT THE DRAFT Winnipeg, July 26.-The Gall-clans of Canada will launch In the Winnipeg courts next week a test case to decide whether Gallcians can be drafted In Canada for any kind of military service, combatant or non-combatant. The Gallcians have retained as counsel Fred Heap and W. J. Sar-senych and if a King's Bench decision here goes against them they are provided with funds to carry the question to the privy council in London, it is announced. Queenstown, July 2n.-After an in-Hpoction of the allif^l dcsiroypr base with Sir Eric aeddns, first lord of tho British admiralty, Franklin D. Roosevelt, assistant si'irniary of the United atntes Navy lU^iianuiont, stat ed to tho Asaoclatf'd Press that ho had been greatly iniprcssnd with tlio putting together ot tho I3ritish and American naval units Into one efficient anti-submarini- operating force without either losing any feature ot its identity. He said: "Tho word co-opnrntlon has boon worked overtime, but tlio word means Just that and moro hem. Our flotilla la a.n much united tis when it arrived or could ho at n Inisu whoro there wore no other ships. The same may be said of the Briil.^^li, yot all are �\\orklng together iindor a British ad mlral, who has tho admiration ot every officer of tho flont. "The forces hero li;ivo done oftee tlvo work, with a comlilnatlon of British experience nnci American will ingness to learn, ability lo grasp con dltions and determinailnn to succeed The spirit of the officirs and men is impressive both regarding their own work and their cooperation with the British high command." AT THE MAJESTIC The Hostonlnnsaro nt Ihn .Majestic. If you happen to na: n lu'vy ot ox-ccodingly pretty yotiiiK girls going down the street thh work, you may take it for granted IliiU tliiy iiro tho Uoatonlans. who opomid ihclr engagement at Mio .MtiJoRlIc last night. It would bo dlftictiit lo Imaglno a cleaner, brighter, or innro iilonalng organization than the Hostnniitns. Of the old favorites, posalbly tlio lioHt ro-membored who arc still witli tho show is Doris {'iinfii'lil. fnimy as ever, with her inimilablc wiiy of "putting her songs over." Tho Bostonians will bo al llio Majestic for tho reinaindrr of litis wook. T CONSCRIPT IN WHO WILL STRIKE London, duly 26.-Premier Lloyd George tonight announced on behalf of the government that all men who are wilfully absent from work oh or after Mond'ay next, will be deemed to have voluntarily placed themselves outside the munitions Industries. Protectiorh cef-tiflcates will cease'to have aff�ct and the men will become llable'to the provisions of the Military Service Act, the premier added. BRANDON PRIZES majestic TONIGHT AT 8.30 THE FAMOUS bostonians IN "DAY DREAMS" PrlcM .......... 60e, 75c, $1.00 Brandon, Man., July 26.-At the Brandon summer fair today. Pride of Glen Marnock, 3rd, owned by J^ McGregor, won the senior and grand championships for champion Aberdeen cattle. The Junior championship went to Muskogee Heather Girl, owned by E. C. Wood, ot Warman, Sask. In the horse judgmt. Proved ~ Huge, owned by Uifgh McLean, of Areola, Sask.. was the reserve in the cham plonshlp for Clydesdales. The cham pion Percherdn sfallion was Anidn owned by Van Stome and Rogers, of North Battleford. I SENT MAIL BY SECRET CHANNELS New York, July 26.-Admission, that he sent mail to Germany through secret channels for almost a year after tho United States entered the war has been made by George Sylvester Vleireck, editor of VIereck'a Weekly formerly the Fatherland, according to a statement made By Attorney General Lewis ot New York. SHUTS GERMAN BANKS London, July 26.-The bill which finally winds up the Goruvan banks England, and prevents their opening for five years after the war, passed Its third reading In tho house o� com mons today. TONIOHT AND TOMORROW, PARAMOUNT FEATURE LONESOME' LUKE In "FROM LONDON TO LARAMIE"-TWO REELS. CHARLES RAY IN "THE HIRED MAN"- 5 Reels BIG DOUBLE PROGRAM TONIGHT -ClfarlesGhaDlinfi Vaudeville TO CONCILIATE SAYS THE GOVT story ninnlng through tlio production; III fact, it Is for tlic hoaulifiil diuightcr of Ills employer that i'.iiy makes tho lilg sarrltlci; wliit'ii forms Iho basis ot tho .Htiiry, In addition to thia excellent foaliiro, that excrrutiatlngly funny conicily "From London to Laramie," featuring Lonosoiuo Luke, will bo shown. AT THE EMPRESS An Intorostlng feature lit tlio phn-todrama "An Allen Enemy," tho first ParaMa I'lay to star Louiso Glaum, whicli will bo shown at Iho Empress tlieatro for two days, beginning to-iilglit. Is tho appearnnce of an ontirr, rcgimont of c:ailt(irnla troops In tho and will present a diffoniit musical picture. Tlirco liundrod moml)er.=! ot comedy each night, loniglifs liill bo-' Ing tho musical taroo "Dayilroams. " AT STARLaND Charles Uay, wcll-lovod .^rrnon star of "The Pinch iiitter," "Tho Clodhop-por," "Tho Son of Uir; i'atlii'r' and ilia Mot4ier'H Hoy." i-i now .ippcaring in his very newest iniraniount picture, "Tho Hired .Man," at tho Star-land tlieatro. "Tho Hired Man" is from ali original story liy Julion Joa-ephson, and wna directed by Victor Schortzlngor under tho personal sup-orvlsion of Thoiiias IT. Inco lilmsolf. A novel ppisode in "Tho Hired Man" is a country fair, in which Hay wins a hurdlo race against overwhelming odds. There is also a delightful love tlio California National Guard, headed by tlio Coast Artillery band from l''ort .MncArthiir wore mustered at tlio I'aralta etudioa at Los Angeles during tlio filming ot tho picture to Jild in creating a patriotic alnios pliore and to lend realism to some of the war .scenon. 1'hGKO nccncH gavo tho companies thoir fir.st opiiortunity to train with comploto uniforms, guns and holmots, and Ihey depicted,(he entry of a con-tlngonl of American troops into a mmm I^'rcnch town behind tho firing line. Whiio tho soldiers who took part linvo boon organized for two montlifl, all having boon enlisted in "The Boars," 11 regiment of California Na-tinnni Gu.irdsmen, tliey have not been calloil into active service, but have boon carrying on regular training In l.os Angeina without uniforms or pqiiipmont. For the scenes In which tlioy participated in the film, each man was uniformed and equipped by tho wardrobe room and "prop" department of the Paralla Studios. To arouse a slugs^h liver� to relieve a distressed stomach, to^ fortify yourself against disease, - use Sold TtowlMr*. UboBW,2Sc. Calgary, July 20.-A special to the Calgary Canadian from Ottawa says A ^cabinet council was called for noon today to specially consider the situation arising out of the refusal of the postmen of Western cities to return to work and ucccpt the proposal emanating from the recent conference held In Ottawa. Tlio government will not appoint a coiuilintion board. In fact the government in llie first place takes the grounds that there is nothing to conclliato or arbitrate about, and, in the ^second place, that the appointment of a board would be an abdication of tho powers and functions of the goveninipnt. 'Wo are not In tho position ot a company dealing with Its employes and desiring to keep wages down to the absolute minimum,' said Hou. C. J. Doherty. 'Wo are hero to see to 11 that all members of public serviL'e are treated fairly and justly. We ourselves are tho conciliation board in the matter. It Is for us lo hear demands and to arbitrate as to their merits.' "Apart from that it is contended! that there is really no application to ^ be heard proposing a minimum of' $1000 and a maximum ot ?1400. They afterwards, liowever, agreed that for the present the bonus system, would sufllce. it is pointed out hprc that tho eastern men, to whom the bonus system is not so satisfactory as it stands as the granting of maximum and minimum would be, are back at work while the western men to whom the bonus system is quite as good.,are out. 'In the cast the present system is as follows: Minimum .?62G, plus ?100 bonus In 1917, plus $150 in 1018, or a total of $870. The maximum is ?a3G, plus two bonusos amounting to $250 or a total ot ?1,189. This it will be seen, is short ot the original demand. In the west the minlmuin is ?C26, plus flSO extra allowance on account of higher cost of living in the west, plus flOO bonus in 1917, plus $150 In 1018, or a total of $136ff. To all in-tfcnts and purposes, therefore. Western men are now getting practically what they demanded, $56 more on tho minimum and $31 less on the niaxi-m^im. " 'What, after all, is there to arbitrate about so far as the west is o�n-cer^^^d,' the government asks. "J^st what action will bo taken in the matter is to bo ddclded in council today. 'His Majesty's malls niu.st bo distributed,' declared, Mr. Doherty. Firm action is necessary. There aro several methods which can be used.' " FRESHLY FROZEN ICE CREAM as We serve It Is .n^bout tho most delicious thing ono can eat. Stop in tind have a dish of it when you feel tired and out ot sorts. It WiU Refresh You quicker and surer than anything else. After you have enjoyed its goodness, think of tho folks at home. Take home a pall of cream so the whole i family can have the same treat as you have had. It makes a splendid dessert. Bon Ton When Visiting the STAMPEDE DO NOT FAIL TO SEE THE FAMOUS 10-20 AND 15-30 TITAN TRACTORS Also Goodison and New Racine Threshers INFORMATION AND DEMONSTRATIONS GIVEN CHEERFULLY International Harvester Co., of Canada, Limited I SLIGHT INCREASE. Birmingham, July 26.-Thep was a slight Increase In the number of workers Idle hero today. Most ot them, however, were .compelled to stop through a failure ot the pdwor supply. The secretary of the joint Qommlttee of the 'Bngineers and Tradee Unions, had announced that because the men struck, despite the unions, no strike pay will bo distributed. ANOTHER MILLION. Winnipeg, July 26.--Another million dollars in debentures will bo issued by the Greater Winnipeg water district according to the decision reached by tho board at Its meeting yesterday afternoon. This will be the second million ot the four million dollars which the district has betn au-tliorlEod to raise. CATTLE FEED CRISIS IN ? MANITOBA Winnipeg, July.2C.-It is expected that a specal war session o� the Manitoba legislature will be called within a tew ^eeks to deal with the cattle feeding crisis, In Manitoba, Premier Norris-ls expected back In Winnipeg nej^fc week. the real pillar of society It's a good rule that works both ways. When the farmer supports the home merchant and the home merchant supports the farmer, you have the real )illar of society. The farmer would have a poor farm if he did not have a good lome market. And the merchant can't build up the home market alone. He must have the support of the farmer. Likewise, the merchant has poor business when the Service he gives is not tKe best possible. The trade must be even. The services must be mutual. So, the picture you are looking at Now should be true froth both ends. If \l doesn't quite suit you this way, turn the paper around. Now you have seen the Real Pillar of Society. The farmer upholding the merchant and the merchant upholding the farmer. 6143 ;