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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta HcmW VOLUME JULY 1918 NUMBBR 194 HUN ATTACKS GAIN LITTLE GROUND NOT LIKELY THAT GERMAN WILL BE CUT OFF IN SALIENT Vast Quantities of Stores Tak en by Allies Pointed to Big German BELIEVED THEY PLANNED BIG DRIVE AGAINST THE ALLIES FOR EPERNAY Wjth The American On The AlineMarne July tremendous of Ger man ammunition found liy the FrancoAmerican troops in the for of Fere and officers to believe that the allied offensive nipped In the bud German for a momentous drive upon Eper The forests and the surround ing country north of the Marne arc virtually one great arsenal for Serman ammunition of all big gun shells being particularly At thekedge of the there were large stack ed like cord wood over large Thousands of these shells were Intended for the German 210 milll metie only ji few of which have been The Amer icans assume that the Germans withdrew of these guns and that Intended for the great drive had not yet arrived when the allied offensive All through the forests the Am ericans came upon ammunition also at come more than an acre of ground was cover ed with shells of all Some of the smaller shells were labelled for immediate AREPLACEDONTHE LICENSED LISTS Conform to ties Between Two Countries Dispersed With July further list of the importation ex portation of which is prohibited except Under license ofthe Canada War trade Board was issued last the restrictions are imposed on commodities following similar action part of the United is placed Canada on Ihe same footing with regard to im port and export restrictions as the United It was at the office of the Canada War Trade board that theUnited States in all probability not Interfere in future with shipments for Canada coming through that and that for aialltles in connection with such ship ments it was be No license is required to the following commodities from the Unit ed but they can be imported from other countries only under lic ense antimony or any chemical therefrom cocoa cocoa or trimetbyla caseino or lac castorbeans and castor or any ferroalloy or chemical extracted cobalt or any Itrroaloly or chemical extracted cocoanut dessicated or prepared cocoanut oil copper ore and copper concentrates containing less than sixty per cent of copper corundum or cotton all ferroalloys flax or flax seed graphite gutta gypsum in dustrial iron ore tanned skins and mufflers of leather jute kapoc manganese or any ferroalloy or chemical extract ed therefrom molybdenum ore or any ferroalloy or chemical ex ON PAQB German Officer Demands Punishment of His July memor andum demanding ruthless action against the man at the helm of the German government In 1914 ac guilty criminals been issiiecl by former Captain Von says a Berlin telegram quoting the Cologne Volka Tiie memorandum is entitled a neces sary correction of the white book and was sent to of the reiehttag last week by the captain who was prominent In connection with the Prince Llchnowsky affair brought about by the wNo was Ger man ambassador to London in declaring that Germany was responsible for the Captain Von Beerfeldes mem orandum says that the German leaders at the beginning of the war were guilty of appalling de ceits and acted In the service of He demands the Im mediate arrest of former Chancel lor Von BethmannHollweg and declares that if the roichstag does net fulfil his demand the curse of this and all succeeding generat ions will fall upon it for coward ly neglect of In case of the reichstags re he he will immed iately request passports for him self and family to Switzerland because he will no longer share Germanys shame and General Strike Planned In Aid of the Postal Men GREAT DEBT TO THE July addition to Sir Eric Gecldcs and Franklin Roose the guests at the banquet last included the members of the naval committee of the American house of JRoose velt said I came over liere with the object of That is why I came ncrosa the Atlantic In a I shall spend most of my future Work on this aide in actually seeing thiaigs being dore Sir Eric Geddes myeelf already have visited Queonstbwn and we have found things working there just as I had dreamed they ought to be work energy off Brit ish and American forces aiming at a common It has been a great pleasure to meet Sir to travel with him on an American destroyer and to find him a lieiuan talking in our own The United States owes much to the untiring work of the British or it la a fact that about sixty per of the troop ships carrying Am ericans Europe are British ships and have been escorted by British men of The United States I at laiit struck stride in naval con struction and we shall deltver ships very July the attack ot the fourth guard division of the Americans who are now organiz ing their line after their Ren ters correspondent the Ameri can army telegraphing Monday says the Americans were at a considerable disadvantage in numbers in this fight There was no holding the crack fresh picked division as it came down tlio he the Ameri cans having to give ground to weight of numbers and fought back step by step through Sergy down to the They were very far from done and before tho Germans re alized il they had bean forced to yield ground and were pushed deal1 through tho That was the beginning of a des perate struggle which continued till Each side in turn had posses sion of the village until the wlum the with a final fury of swept the Germans from tho ruins and then up the before another counter attack of tho German guards and remained victor ious on a field where the enoaiys dead actually lay in The piles of German dead were all the more noticeable since the guards came into the tight with complete brand nfcvv equipment as if they hud turned out for imrude before the eui le July general strike throughout the west is al most a certainty If the postal strike is not settled within a few Members of the Trades and Labor Council are working today on plans for a general A mass meeting will be called in the near future when a strike vote will be taken of all the trades This meeting will be called tonight if the strike who are few in number are still working in the post of fice Word from Vancou Moose Jaw and other western cities In the same procedure is un der ORDER ENQUIRY Crothers notified Secretary Pickup of the Postal association today that if the strikers will return to work at the government will order the clftl service commission to make an inquiry at once Into their Crothers will leave for the west this The men have not replied dir ectly to the but it is un derstood that the regulation board of conciliation will still be insisted upon by as the terms upon which they will re turn to At the Labor Tem ple this afternoon it was said that negotiations had not resulted in any understanding with the gov and the situation it a TURKEY TQ HANDLE Y Does Not Approve of Germanys Have Severed Relations July Is go Ing to handle the situaton in the Cau according to her own This is indicated in a telegram from Constantinople dated July which quotes an article In the newspaper Nasfiri presenting the Turk ish We have nothing to say against the principles laid down in the Breat Litovsk says the but whentjie newly reorgan turn towards us master of its own refused to be bound by the what was more natural for us than to take into consideration the necessities of this new created on our Important eastern frontier Could we close our ears to the appeal of the government of a peo ple largely of the same race and same creed us ourselves Wo are aware of the and Its present to place under German control Tiflls andx That is a logical consequence of the application of the UrestLitovsk How could this treaty be taken into consideration in tho af tho seeing that the Bolshevik government has not even been able to return to in accord ance with the our eastern fron tier and that in Hie Influ ences entirely independent of the Bol sheviki government have This reported attitude on the part of Turkey may account in part for the report received through Copenhagen that Turkey and Germany had sever ed One emergency helper is at work In the local office though the act ing postmaster has been adver tising for htls a couple of Mall sacks litter the floor of the post Offise in every direc The general delivery wicket is not open as though it was announced yesterday that it would be opened Those holding boxes at the post office are getting some but those dependent on general dellv ery or on the are with out The banks are having a tough time of of their drafts and acknowledgements are tied up in the and only a small dribble of daily accumulation of letters Is coming Those wishing to send money are being forced to use either ex press money wders or the tele Much business is being conducted telegraph with the result that the local office of the Is Deliver Soldier Checks Local postal carriers mot this morn ing in AugUstlns and passed a resolution to the effect that they undertake to deliver mail containing cheques for soldiers Other than this nothing official was but the whole situation was carefully ohairman of the local presided over The government will have to con cede a great deal than it has done so declared one of the itr iking carriers 10 tho Herald after We av gene so tar now that we are not going to back The Sir Alexander Gait Chapter of the were appealed to this morning to furnish As nn the de clined to have any part in the Quite an argument developed at the post office this morning when a num ber pf soldiers wives called for their Those left In charge at the post office could not deliver It was charged by the ladies that bus iness houses in the city were getting their thus receiving special ser The Herald how and found with the excep tion of business concerns which have a post office no mail is being given Round Up The Aliens July Car register for enemy subjects for Montreal announced this morning that plans had been perfected for a round up of all citizens of enemy it is will be either interned or officials having reach ed the conclusion that the time has arrived to put an end to any possi bility of widespread enemy activi The decision follows closely upon the suppression of a Bol Shevikl meeting here last Ask a Huge War Vote July biggest appropriation demanded since the beginning of the war will be sub mitted to the house of commons says the Daily Tele The vote of credit to be asked will be for the previous highest having been voted a year The appropriation is requir ed to finance the war until the end of Serious Unrest is Reported Throughout not Agree on Peace July five thousand armed peasants are marching on capital of Uk according to information received at the state department today from Very ser ious unrest in the Ukraine and surrounding country was It was also stated that the Rus sian and Ukraine peace delegates have been unable to agree on details of the settlement between the two ALLIES IN Ml BATTLE German and Finnish Forces Are Marching Against Army of the Entente July conflict be tween entente forces in the Murmansk and combined Finnish and German1 troops is imminent near according to passengers on the first steamer to at from Archangel since the autumn of says a Christiania dispatch to the Daily The Germans are reported to be moving toward Petchenga on the coast from Enaresjeen and are repairing a road built some years ago by the RussoFinnish It is believed the entente forces are constructing a Petchenga to Saltija ervi to meet the foe half Special to tho Herald July son of East Zorra has been ap pointed assistant superintendent at the experimental etation at Leth Newton fKiduated ths spring from the Ontario Ag ricultural Canada Much to Blame For Present Troubles in India WINNIPEG TAX July city tax rate yesterday afternoon was finally pared down to 20 reduc tions in the estimates having been fouud Wilkie will address a pub lie meeting in Knox church this evening at Declaring that per of the people of India do not want Home Rule because they are not prepared for and because they know that they would bfl oppressed by the Brail mans those of the higher castes was the declaration made by for SO years a missionary in speaking at the Rotary club at a luncheon in his honor last The political situation in India and the agricultural development ot the country was lie subject of Wll kles address which was highly appre Serious CrlsisJ That India is going through her most serious crisis since the 70s was the statement of anjl Canadas lack of appreciation of the political situation in the sister colony Is a condition which the doctor thinks should be remedied if Canada is to takeher placo iu the Imperial One of the sad and strange things to said the speaker after being in troduced by la that Canada appears to have little or no interest in India IB passing through a grave crisis at the present anil being one of the most import ant units of tho Empire should think imperially and should therefore tako an interest in Indias lie ap pealed to the press of Canada to en deavor to set up a batter understand ing among the people of this country on matters pertaining to the great Indian empire Canada To That Canada is in part responsible for todays political crisis in the great eastern Wilkie and he attributed to Ihe manner iu which Canada had met the desire of the Sihks to take up homes in Seven thousand mostly who had fought for the had come to and when they wanted to bring out their wives and children FIERCELY 10 EXTRICATE ON Ai German CounterAttacks of Most Desperate Repulsed Americans From Several Likely AlliedForces Will Be Able Now to Cut Germans ALLIED ADVANCE IS SOMEWHAT CHECKED BY THE GERMAN COUNTER ATTACKS FORCE AMERICANS TO LEAVE VILLAGES July Germans have been counter attacking very heavily algng virtually the entire ac cording to news that reached London shortly after noon Their attack was an especially heavy one in the American resulting in driving the Americans out of the village of about five and a half miles southeast of Another thrust drove the Amer icans back from near Grand northwest of FereEn There has been heavy fighting near five miles south of Soissons and also In Plesnier about five miles farther In this locality 45 prisoners were taken belonging to three divisions of the enemy now engaged in the Marne There are 71 German divisions to which 10 belong to the northern army of Crown Prince Rupprscht of The enemys withdrawal is still reported as and military opinion in London diacounts the possibility of rounding up of the Germans in the VERY HEAVY FIGHTING July Associated heavy fighting hat been In progress along the whole battlefront from VillenEnTardenois to according to advices received up to noon It so in very little progress for the Some advance has effected by the allies in Ardre along the easterly side of the Village of A certain amount of ground also been flalned near the centre in the neighbor hood of The main advance on westerly side of the seems to have been at Grand about five miles northwest of The French here are progressing north to the crest of the plateau be tween the Ourcq and the July was no change in the situation north of the Marne last says the statement from the French war office During the night no event of importance was reported from the front north of the MAKING A July fierceness of the fighting it is believ ed is a sign that the Ger man retreat has reached its lim it and that the enemy will make a stand with his right wing on the plateau south of the Crise and with his left on the hill south of the For the defense of this line it is the Germans will devote all of General Von Boehms army and the reserve divisions taken from Crown Prince Rupprecht of AMERICANS HELD FIRM With The American Army On The AisneMarne July Under fire from the enemy only slightly less than that of yester the Germans on the front north the held on to their positions this forenoon and even advanced a little toward the road from Serlnges to Repeated efforts by the enemy to dislodge the Americans were On the Americans left the French are moving To the right the lines are holding The guardo that were brought in by the Germane to attack the Americans yesterday appeared to day to have been withdrawn by the German The fight ing Is the heaviest the Americans have WITHOUT CESSATION July Assoc iated ican troops In the SoissonsRheims sector have been fighting virtual ly without cessation along their whole front line for the pact The German defense has stiffened and the Am ericans had made very title fresh progress up to noon accord ing to dispatches this STILL RETREATING July Reu tors Ottawa cap ture of Butte De where It was once expected that the Ger mans would be able to shows that the retreat hat by no meant sndsd and it Is now doubtful if the ensmy will be able to hold ths Vesls for the allied on ths two of south of Sols and south of in Mention of Scotch troops at south of is in showing that the Brit ish now art engagsd on the ern as well as the eastern tide of the Should these pivotal positions go in there is still the possibility of the retreat becom ing a the Ger mans are desperately defending the triangular bastion between Oulchy and which General Mangin it hammering from the west while General De Goutte is advancing northward from endeavoring to turn AMERICAN REPORT July fighting resulting from heavy ctiunter attacks by fresh enemy troops beyond the lint of Iho Ourcq wat reported in Ganeral Pershings communique for yes terday received today at the War The statement fol io Headquarters American Exped itionary July the line of the Ourcq heavy counter attacks made by fresh troops of the enemy have resulted in severe taken by our troops yesterday af ter having changed hands four remains in our Section is nothing to report In this NEW LABOR Manufacturers Appoint Parsoni To Name MM July Parsons of the British American Oil Toronto and Duggan of the Do minion Shipbuilding Limit have been appointed to represent the Canadian manufactur ers association on the new Federal labor The board is to be formed under the Industrial Disputes and will con sist of five two representing the manufacturers and two organized The fifth will be appointed by these members unless they fail to when the minister of labor will make the labor board will review the decisions el the local bpards of i HOME ON I July It of GoiaM of Vancouver and art of Vancouver were passengers on the Imperial Limited on their Wftf home oil f last ;