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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME JUNE NTMBKH 1 HUNS CROSSED Situation on the French Front Serious But Not is the Opinion o rEnemys Attempt to Push To wards Paris Reveals His In Hold Own INDICATIONS ARE THAT HUNS WILL BE STOPPED SOON June military Buys a Havas agency review today utlll regard tho situation as serious but consider the signs increasingly The most important de velopment is regarded as the enemys attempt to advance westward and push toward Paris it is consider revealed the strategic intentions In tiie first shock ot this new It is pointed the allies were ob liged ground In some but they hold their own on the Aisne and the and their vigorous counter attacks are considered a pre lude to tho stoppage of the enemy ad At present the most important part of the battlefield is that with or Che region to the south on tho one and the district north ol Chateau Thierry on the oil the It is here that the German rush toward Paris demands undivided The newspaper IVHommc Premier Clemenceaus organ is opti jnislic today over the It points out that the enemy plan to draw the allies toward the south and tp push on westward only met with imccesg so far as the first part The remainder oC the itfan Is being completely jt and everything gives yea Bon to Believethe enemy will be to taW much satisfaction cvl denedyesterday In the Chamberpot Deputies over the information given by the army control The particulars cannot be published as they have to do with the movements of but thex delegates empha sized the excellent impression that had been made on them by the confi dent spirit among tho troops of the reserve divisions which are destined fall upon the In greeting a delegation of Socialist Premier Clemenceau voiced His absolute confidence inthe issue of the present He gave the deputies details which made an excellent Jremier Clemencoau in his capacity ot has issued an order suspending until further notice all furloughs and leaves of Absence in the A June Nord Deutsclie Aligemiiie Zeitung says that It Is increasingly apparent that the crown princes advance is not a new nttack but a systematic continuation DC the previous Continuing it says that thanks to communications in the region south ot Chaulny which were secured in April the new region of attack is already beginning to grow together with tho bis wedge drlveji toward Thero are tremendous strategical and operative possibilities in the po sitions now the article con now as General Fochs army still stands in the region north of Thero the entente nwaits in certainty a revival of our Tim military correspondent of Iliunmirgev Nachrlchten points cut that further will be influenced by two ho the increased effect of tho French reserves must be reck oned on because General Koch has had Hie opportunity to bring up even re mote and that there arc local difficulties including the en tire lack of main roads and railway communications from north lo south to connect previous bases with tho foremost positions already Tho existing points follow the courses of tho river valluys running from east to 0em and until tho rear communica tions are covered uud supplies are as mireil tho offensive cannot be contin ued relentlessly at Hie same placo as SERIOUS FOREST FIRES May Serious forest fires are report oil lo be raging on the north shoreIn KestigDucht County ou the line of the Intercolonial Thousands of dol Jars worth ot cut lumber has been Two houses urn ulso reported to have boon fires in Northumberland county which to tiufome extensive uro now mi der May aubjugatlon of AustriaHungary to German domination and the elimination of for even semiIndependence that may have bean entertained by the JugoBlava and other antiGerman elements in the duel monarchy is seen here as the certain result of the new military treaty between and The state department has just received sources what is believed to be the text of this remarkable document and it Is said to confirm the general statement of Its provisions al ready announced in the Among other things it shows that if there ever was a common ground upon which the United States might have desired peace with Austria It has disappeared along with what liberty of action had been left to the dual monar chy by her niass meeting of Vlctorlsr cltltens pre sided over by Mayor Todd pass ed a night urging the striking shipyard Workers to return to work theset tlement of the On the platform were representatives of the city WlntheWar the returned soldiersor ganizations and their president of the Great War Asso ciation said the presentstrike was one of the most Serious and dam nable he had ever May 3tiTA riot was only averted by the prompt action of one ot the priests ot the Church of the Blessed Sacrament and the presence of the thecrortd of clftse to 2000 peopleassembled to witness the Corpus Christl the premises of Methodist church on Thursday The orna montal iron gate ptthb church wan torn down andjsarried some distance down the road by anil tna grounds of the Methodist ciiiirch were at times while prospects o lively encounters imminent between the crowd outside the dozen people within the gfoun of the The trouble in to have through the unwillingness nt n num hsr of young apparently con noled with tha Meyjcdfst church who ionised to allow property to be us a grandstand from wlileh to watcli the celebration at tho Catholic church WELCOME OFFICER May Alberta Returned Soldiers poinmissipn un der the direct charge of Premier decided to appoint a welcome bo duty this officer to meet parties of soldiers ut some point outside and supply them with desired Informa tion as to land and and attend to their Battle Rages On North Bank Huns Have Crossed O June an ex ecutive session of the local coun cil of the national council of wo men yesterday an em ergency resolution was endorsed urging upon the Dominion gov ernment the desirability to make an investigation into the inrush of German immigrants from the United States into the western The resolution will be submitted to the convention of the national council at Brantford on June 11 SHIPBUILDING REVIVAL IN The War has caused a revival of one of Canadas oldest Here are shown pictures of the launching ot twn M Canadas war vessela tho built by the Ironworks and the Dominion Shipbuilding Company of for Norwegian owners tho War the first ship built and launched at old Quebec for over half a Colonial BIG GERMAN RAMMED AN1SUNK An Atlantic May Ger man submarine lying in wait for transports carrying American was rammed and sunk by a large British transport off the Irish Coast during the second week in ac cording to authentic information brought here today by a prominent American returning from a mission to sufctiarine is one of largest liners known to American and European travellers and hit the Uboat full amidship after a torpedo had been fired and the transport was man oeuvring to make way for destroyers to drop depth Italy Ready for Austrians Itallen Army ayf considered a ques INLLOYDGEi New Alliance of Laboring Men in Great Britain is Formed June Reuters Ot tawa British workers league has decided to form itself iuto a political party to be known as tho National Democratic and Labor Tho council of the legaue also lias passed u resolution full confidence in Premier Lloyd George and his colleagues and assuring them ot the loyal and unsevering support of the imrty in combatting tho ynis chovious policy of the defeatist and patilistg calling on all patriotic citizens to rally to the support of the sailors and soldiers of Great Britain ami her allies in tho vigorous prosecution of the CANADIAN FRONT QUIET JUST MARKETS June opened cents to cent lowejfor July at 18 to Flaxopened a cents lower tpr July ut Inspections yester day totalled cira ut Wblch 160 were contract grades of Canadian Headquarters in June the Canadian Overseas the allies are fighting gallantly between tho Aisne and Ilia Marne against the second pow erful offensive of the Germans com parative quiet continues for the Can adian Our men have secured repeated successes ot a minor nature ovor the In raid and patrol operations they havo repulsed onj German attack in Htrungth with heavy losses to the but outside of such infantry there is so far only a marked increase in the enemys bom bardment andshelling of our arena to indicate any increased hostile ac GREAT WORK OF AGENTS June workers In the face of thtj German advance and under heavy shell and machine gun fire car ried supplies to the French sol diers during the They burned their own ware houses to keep them from falling into the hands of the One hund huts were destroyed by shell Austrian break viol this Is further indicated by actions at both ewreml tlto ar this high Italian official in a statement to theAssociated Press correspon Italy and her are thoroughly better than ever before sofflr as concerns up to date war EROFIRQOPS ED IN FIGHT A JAPANGERMAN ALLIANCE IMPOSSIBLE June There is little present possibility of an alliance be tween Germany and Premier Count Terauchi told the Tokio cor respondent of the Daily Mail I feel very earnestly that un thy present conditions such a contin gency as a GermanJapanese alliance is the Japanese premier told his interviewer who had broach Continues To Be One of The Greatest Scourges of Civilization v time the premier emphasiz ed ills belief that Japans relations with the Entente would continue n The premier be fron discussing the intervention in With the French Army in June the Associat ed enemy Is increas ing the number of troops engag ed In the The general Idea when the offensive began appears to have been that each enemy div ision should occupy a front of only yards SIAce that time the line of battle has been extend and in order to maintain the density of the attacking further units have been brought from the rear and thrown into the The time and place of the re turn blow by the allies seems to be puzzling the German comman who are endeavoring to sec ure strong points for The task of etrengthenlng the retiring divisions of the allies where this is was plac ed In the hands of the local re It has been carried oiit exceedingly well under the most difficult The formidable nature of the German effort may be gathered from the absolute Identification of nearly fifty of their divisions about There cer tainly are a number of other div isions In immediate The divisions taking part in the offensive which have been added most recently belong to the vol unteer All of them were engaged In the arch battle and afterwards were ssnt to the rear to be fitted out and to receive Cannot Allow Enemy Agres sion in Pacific Islands Any Longer New that Australia is committed to an Aus tralasian Sir Wil liam of Australia made a pica in an address last night for American cooperation to maintain after the war a handsoff policy in the and New Zea land have common interests in the the premier and Aus tralia looks to her elder to stand by her around the peace table as well as on the field of For if wo to continue to bo a commonwealth of free we must have guarantees against enemy ag gression in tho future in the islands of the Southern I como to yau earnestly seeking your coopera tion and your powerful aid to this Str William declared that in her pjans of conquest hud deliber ately pointed out Australia along with other countries the junker capital tho cause of he the war literally means life or death to Terming it a groat day for civilization when America entered tho war Premier ITHghes said that France and Britain and brood from tho outer depend upon the United States to turn tho tide in tho struggle on the western he the world looks to you nt this supreme ffjr ynuiliolp Is not only but fearfully There is not a nor an to be Sir William spoke ut u dinner eivon In his honor by tho Pilgrims Former Senator Oluuincoy Depew was toast PROTESTS TAX SALE June assembly room of the Royal Con naught to its limit over IOOO people Major noted as one of the most fafltolts in the as ho rbsjAjto deliver speech last night on The ad dress was given at the Closing nights session of the Ontario Medical Asso ciation and the closingjilghtssession of the Medical War Congress Major Mayo declared that the cause of cancer of cell in a niulticelular or gan that had lost its that had lost its community existence and re verted back to primitive life and be come In muUicelular Ufa each cell had its own relation to the each had its bit to its re sponsibilities to carry and in return to receive like In Carrying tho analogy to ordinary Major Mayo declared that the future human ex istence would be such a community Cancer continues to be one of the greatest modern lie it seems to lie on the pecially among highly civilized peo It was in lower forms of He had seen it in chickens and he believ ed that it was common among dogs The greatest advance in the know lodge of the disease cfinie from the study of the individual Two hundred thousand people had It in this said Major Mayo and eighty thousand people die yearly from Apparently he was referring to lhe United The disease re cently occurred in persons under 20 years PROTEST BOMBING OF THE HOSPITALS May secretary of the Alberta Protection is in the capital on a mis sion of asking the Federal govern ment to stop a tax sale it is about fiftythree thousand lots in the city of WEATffEK High tow Fair and 41 29 June members of the International Red Cross Commission preparing a strong protest the bomb Ing by German airmen of hospj behind the British and Amer ican The commission ex pressed deep indignation when of ficijal figures on bombing raids were presented to Tha pro testwill be on the lines of that sent to Germany concerning the sinking of hospital Juno airmen at tempted two air raids on Paris Just The first was a but on tho second occasion bombs were dropped on tho An official issued early loduy says Knoniy airplanes having croseei lhe lines in the direction of tho alarm was given night at oclock and our guns opened No bombs fell on All clear was Kfvon at 11 17 Frusli nonmls of motors having lieon reported by outlook posts the alarm was again sounded at unlock and All clear at A certain number of bombs were dropped in tho Paris French in Brilliant Counter Attacks Drive German Waves Back and Take Prisoners GERMANS CLAIM TO HAVE TAKEN PRISONERS IN DRIVE With the French Army in June By th2 Assoc intod of the Germans to cross the River Marne have met with vigorous re sistance and The troops which made the effort retired from the river By pushing on to the northern bank of the Marne the Germans have brought the point of their fanlike movement to a sharp sal They evidently are anxious to develop the advantage thus nained by pressing westward from Charteves to ChateauThier The correspondent watched the enemys movements in this vicin ity which were plainly visible in the brilliant All their efforts tended The allied artillery is making splendid practice on German As far as has been reported only comparatively small forces have attempted to force a crossing of the German artillery has reached the heights behind the riv er in some force and was active early but was not ef American troops are reaching useful positions in the battle These troops display the most ardent desire to partlcl In great battle their European June and rpports from tiie front state that the Germans have not crossed the Marne any that on the southern hank French reserves in large numbers are holding commanding while all the bridges luive boen blown up for many miles to the west Chateau To tiie northwest of Chateau Thierry the following the line ot the are reported as having reached Neuvilly with the evident intention of attempt ing to drive between the Marne and tho great wooded district sur round ing Villers which affords a strong defensiveposi tion to tliu French holding the line southwest of Dispatches from Parjs stating that certain groups of deputies are holding all night sessions is indicative of the serious view of the situation taken in the French STRONG HUN EFFORTS June tho western wing of the battlefield from the Oise to Cilmteau Thiery the strongest efforts were direct ed Between Iho Oiso and Soissons French hold a broad salient between the two pockets made by the German offensives of March 21 and May The salient hold by the French constitutes a grave danger to the German flank und tho enemy striving to remove it but with The ground won in earlier offensive operat ions serves as the point of depart ure for the movement which is op erated from two the Noyon Mont Didier lino on the right and tho SoiHsonsChuteau Thierry line on the PRISONERS via May More than prisoners and far iu excess of 400 guns and thous ands of machine guns have been taken liy the according to the Gorman official communi cation issued SHARP June the north ain bank of the Marne the Ger mans pushed fqrward advance parties froni the north and east borders of Chateau Thierry us far as On the French right there was sharp fighting on the road between Dormant and The situation is un changed northwest und north of Hheims 0 KINGS BIRTHDAY Monday is June and the lungs It is a legal holiday ami will be observed by the the schools und the public offices such as tho court customs All the business remain BELL IS NOW BWGADIERGENERAi June Bell of an Alberta has been appointed brigadier general succeeding General who haa returned to Can ada on special Major Atkins of is gagettetl brigadier major and Captains Passett and staff L ;