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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME ALBEftf JUtfK NUMBER 146 FRENCH CHECK ADVANCE GERMAN SUBMARINES ARE OfF THE AMERICAN COAST NOW Drench Are Holding the Huns at Every Point on The Aisne Front Now French Forces Have Everywhere Held the Germans in Their Attempts to Rush But French Repulse Them in Later Ad vance Has Been Practically Stopped Have Success in With the French Army in June By the Associated every step taken by the Germans of the allied troops is All along the front facing Paris the reserves of the allies are beginning to make their presence The Germans having ed the DormanRheims 3long the eastern side of the the town of VilleEn which was the ob ject pf serious attack some days ago with large masses of Gerrrtan has been evacuated are reported south of the lownv Juno French held theGermans everywhere last The losses were Tlu French took prison the war office The French counter attacked along the whole front between the Ourcq and the and made at several A violent German attack on both sides of the road between Chateau Thierry and Paris was broken up by the AT THE June Mail and Empire the battle in the Marne region rages furiously there are indications that enemy is at the end of his The crown prjnce continues to sacrifice thousands of his in endeavor to widen the battletront hy attack ing the In this part of the are French part of which are now engaged in seriously im peding all The bulk of the French reserr cs have not yet made themselves It is oneof General Bochs customs to hold the enemy the smallest number of re Ho tlld this in Plcardy and Flanders and Is repeating the same movement Everyone here realizes the ser iousness of the for the onemy is only miles from the gates of The nearest troops to Paris are jn the neighborhood of which is only fortyfive miles from the French Between Parts and Villers are numerous French reserves which only wait tim moment to the These reserves are largely com posed of cavalry and light artil Counter carried out by the French the good omen of future Many think tin perhaps a decisive battle cannot now be long de BRITISH June British Ifist nffthl gained ground slightly in a local operation on the north orn side of the Flanders Hit var office Nearly two hundred prisoners were ENEMY With lie French Army in June Asso ciated Germans have accentuated their movement to the iouth of the forest of VlllorsCoi in Hie valley of the Ourqc and at the samo time are attempting to push forward fur ther to the between the Aisne and Oise This is Indicated by their concen trations of The enemy able to command the portions Chateau Thierry on the northern of the but the allies still re tain the southern British With the HrltteU Army in Associated their local operations last night pn the northern side of the Flanders salient the Brltlth wrested for tified farms In the neighborhood of Vieux Boquin from the Germans after a brief About 150 pri soners wereN Including three The British casualties were The British during the night carried out several successful and also repulsed an enemy raiding party south of Villers The German artillery bombarded the section of thi Sharps with a heavy fire arid also turned their on VlHersBretonn British The British yesterday successfully raided German trenches southeast of southwest of Lens and north of Beth Thte morning German artillery became more pronounced in various sectors along the frotit in June troops last night at tacks pj greatestylpletice in sec tor north of the Aisne River and So the Frenctjiwaroffice an nounced after being attacked four by the forces of was fin ally stormed only IdHt again to the Invaders at thex point of the bay the bdtween Solssons and Chateau Thierry theGermans oc cupied Fayerolles and Troesnes but were driven out of these energetic French counter Forecast an Allied Of fensive in The Very Near Future June allied offen sive manoeuvre ia predicted by LeMatin and Petit They express the conviction that Generals Foch and Petaln who proved themselves gpOd offen sive men in subordinate com will display the same qua now that they are inHigh All the according to a be lieve that the equilibrium seems to have beeu reestablished on all points of the front and that the fluctuations are growing less in The German assaults are etill furious and violent while the French is fierce ajul energeticwith numerous Sunday the French held the enemy in check and even forc ed him to withdraw from some po ALLIES CAUSE IN RUSSIA STRENGTHENS Karlsruhe Many In Airmen in Fight the King June persons were six seriously wounded and many slightly injured when ten British machines attacked the open own of Karlsruhe at 9 oclock Satur day according to the Wesser of Two of the Bri tish airmen were shot it 1 de The British war office statement on aerial operations issued Saturday night reported a raid on the station and workshops The said that one of tho ma chines engaged in the raid had failed to American Air With the American Army in June the Associated a fight Sunday afternoon be tween four American planes six German planes north of one of the American pilots an enemy also at the same one of the American nla chines apparently was hit by an en emy Incendiary bullet and burst into flames and crashed to earth from fortyfive to one hundred metres in side the enemy After further fighting of short du the American and German ma chines There was little other aerial activity 1DERHUNDYM This is Effect of Secrejt Agree ment Between Finland and Germany secret conven tion exists between Germany and Fin laud which is kept secret from the Finnish by which the Finnish government undertakes to establish a monarchy under a dynasty and to place the Finnish army under German according to a die patch to the Times from Stockholm quoting the Socialist newspaper Po litlken which has sources of informa tlon among the Independent Social ists in x it is agrees also nol to cede the Aland Islands to Sweden and to allow Germany the use ot the islands for navel Germany further will be permitted to use Fra land as a passageway through to the Arctic Finland agrees to take efficient measures to combat anarchy Germany will have the to maintain a military force In FlnUnc until all the conditions are carried June 4 ment within Russia in favor of the ipausa of the allies Is Increas ing and has been by President Wilsons declaration of sympathy fqr says a Pet roflrad dispatch tjs the Daily Ex The Russian Democracy also Is over re cent steps taken by the government to ahpw Its friend The Neves in a long defends the policy of the allies and exprsMn gratitude President WHions frlandly WAt June 3rThe president of the Bolsheviki commissioners in the Don Cossack territory been ed by the antiSoviet ac cording to a Renter from Mo was ttip Chief organ isor of the Cossack movement against General Knledines KING GEORGE OF ENGLAND King George his 53rd birthday today vhaving ijeen born in He ascended the throne in Germans Carry War to American Side of Atlantic Now Submarines Sink Ships and Watch for Transports Are Pushing Their Economic lipthe Crops Germans arS pushing hie tenacles ol their economic control far into Cent ral Asia where tiiey are buying up available including and placingorders for many years the Dally Tie foun Of these developments is in the German control of Roumauia and the Control of the Roumanian and the Ukrainian harvest would provide Oer not only in in any fu with a complete solution pf the Chronicle also thanks to her un access to Central Asia further little trouble with any hut tropical raw fler eastern policy can only bo un done adequately by the allies after they have achieved but more attempts ought to be made now to frustrate present BULLETINS HUN NAVAL Fishermen re turning from the North Sea re pert an unusual activity of Ger man war craft in the Helgoland The fishermen also say there Is reconnalsance ac tivity by German vessels well up the Jutland TWO An Atlantic Destruction of two submarines within half an hour by an American destroyer off the coast of France was re ported by an American ship ar here from the war The Uboats went down within sight of the French PARIS June The bombard ment of the Paris region by the long range cannon waa resumed STRIKE The ship yard strike involving ten thou sand workers on ships for the war during the past two weeks is vir tually says Senator Rob ertson who has been acting as government mediator in the dis A new schedule has been drawn up to which a majority of the are ready to agree and Will end the HUGE TO Fire yesterday des troyed warehouses numbers 23 and 24 United States arsenal hers with loss of army equipment val ued at three million ASK INCREASE Want To Increase Rates on Pap With Thoae of Railways June rail ways today asked permission of the interstate commerce commission to raiee rates on business done on their lines within the United States to level provided by McAdoo under the recent rate orders for American Tho Canadian Northern seeks to cancel Us excursion rates to and from Niagara Falls on its lines within York State and to raise jjn three ceiUs a mile its pas enger rates from and Michigan running to Saujt Duluth and between Van and Pacific Coast cities in the United Tho Canadian Pacific asked for throe cents rale on passenger traffic on Its Hues in Maine and The Grand Trunk Pacific steamship line asks permission to increase boat fares from Seattle to Canadian porfs to the level that may hereafter be provided by the American railroad administration for steamboat NfWFOUNDLANO LOAN June entiie of three million dollar 6 18 per bonds of the government of New purchased by a bund syndicate last is to have beeu disposed of in one June of a fleet Of thirty to forty fishing vessels which left Irish ports on night of May were sunk by German says a Belfast dispatch to the Daily The submarine suddenly appeared in the midst of the fleetand ordered the fishermen to take to the boats and row It then sank the vessels by shelling The fishermen say the submarine was In its work and sub which probably prevented the destruction of the entire fishermen lost all their but there were no May the Associat ed Minister Tchitch erin has protested to France against the further retention of Russian troops on French The protest de clares that Russian neutrality makes it imperative that Russian soldiers Ue immediately removed from A division or more of Russian troops have been in France since The never took a very active part in the fighting and have not been mentioned in official reports ottycers and twentyfour men art he llevel ntiaaiug oa lite lorpe tranepoft OF Reu ters Ottawa German naval critlCi writing in on the anniversary of the battle of points out that the ex pectations regarding the results of the battle which were entertained In some quarters In Germany have not been He cites var ious German press utterances about their naval domination hav ing been completely shaken and says that the writers probably will have realized by now that it waa wrong to put such thoughts on The success of the German fleet at he was not able to bring about any In the situation in the theatres pf The German mercantile flag is still banished fromthe Today it is oppor tune again how serious ly Great Britain Is to be taken as an has never yet lost a foreign She has triumph ed at the end of every She now sacrifices her blood in Words such as the Brit ish realize that If they experience a second it will be all up with their naval domination are worth less in these bitterly hard They indeed will be heard with displeasure and indig nation by our naval men for many of thyse already have learned by experience that the British are brave and strong and they know that the utmost exertion of strenath is needed to beat them should they come to another HUNS BUILDING FINLAND the As Germans ars building two temporary rail ways in Northern One line eastward toward Kem on the Mpurmansk Railway RuMU and the other from AraiUEnd in Finland toward Pstosnga which Is included in strip of the Mour manjk region which Russia is preparing to cede to Con atrucUen work is easy as there are many small lakes which can New June has carried her unrestricted marine warfare to this side of the ocean and at least five vessels have been sunk by submarine attack off the Atlantic Some reports say the number of victims already has reached Although the presence of German undersea boats had been re ported In American waters for several days past the first definite newa that they were operating off the coast came today when the crew of I one the schooner Edward was landed Their vessel was sunk Sunday off the New Jersey It is known that at least two Uboats are engaged in the campaign which is assumed to be aimed chiefly at the American transport ser A report besides the attacks of shipping off the Jersey Coast a submarine was operating off Nantucket and had torpedoed a ship in these waters was not Presumably the are em ploying the new cruiser type 6f Uboats with a long steaming radius for these The port of New York closed to outgoing shipping as soon as news of the presence of hostile craft outside was Similar action has been taken at other Atlantic Meantime advices from after officially confirming the loss of three declare that measures already in operation and others that will be will deal with the new submarine This statement was made by the committee on jublic information Secretary Daniels states that the navy department Is taking the necessary steps to safeguard shipping along the New June morte American the Hattle Dunn and the Samuel Hatha have been sunk by German CALL New June Wireless call from the New York and Porto ger steamship Carolina saying that she was being attacked by a submarine was received to The with 220 pass engers aboard and 120 in her was an Atlantic Port at she Is this after noon twelve hours over IS CAPTURED June the many received was one that a German submarine after sinking four off trie New Jersey was captured and was being taken into New Local navy Officials de nied any definite knowledge of the WIRELESS APPEALS An Atlantic June A British steamship which came into port at full speed today reported having picked up wireless appeals for help from two American tank steamships which were being at tacked off the New Jersey Both of the tankers reported that they were WAR RISK RATES JUMP New June War risk rates took an abrupt jump on re reipt of the news of the submarine warfare on this side of Atlan Maritime underwriters ad vanced Insurance from one to two per cent to all coastwise as well transAtlantic and It was stated the quotations might go even higher If the Uboat men ace was not NOT UNEXPECTED June appear ance of German submarines off the New Jersey coastwas not un expected in naval circles Rear Admiral Chambers of the when asked if there was any truth in that sub marines were off this he had not heard such ANOTHER SUNK New June wirelsss message saying the American schooner Etta Wllley has been sunk by off Block Is land was picked up by an Ameri can steamship which arrived here today from Porto IS CLOSED June rngansett Bay was closed to out going vessels this morning by order of theicommandant of the naval station TO STOP TROOPS June of ficials said that up to the time Associated Preai dispatches ing of the destruction of American shipping off the New Jersey coast x by German were re ceived in the navy department had Rp information of the presence of enemy raldisrs In home submarines probably looking for American Having been checked In war the German admiralty appar ently has concluded carry warfare to of America In of stepping flow of will turn balance Owtfol CHEW LAN Juno etow of Edward Colo hot boon landsd According xto the v was sunk off high of Nsw Jsrssy yofeHay Two submarines attaok Edward to the commander of the Captain They appear ed one on each of the vessel and signalled the captain to heavn i The commander of the submar ine then boarded the schooner In a small boat and gave the crew ten minutes to leave the T Justbefore the explosion occurr ed an American steamship ap peared in the offing and Uboat gave The last Cap tain of the ateam she was making off at full June the the names ortwo othersunken ships have been report ed to the They are the schoon Jacob Haskell and the Isabella v A navy departmentstatement an nouncing the sinkings says navy department has been informed that three American schooners have been sunk off this coastby enemy sub The steamship arriving at New York this reported the four masted schooner Edward was sunk by submarines at fifty miles southeast and that the Bristol rescued the crew and brought them to It also rescued the crew of anoth er sailing vessel which was The Bristol reported that she encountered a submarine thirtyeight miles off Barnegat at and that two submarines were operating in that The steamship Grecian reported tinrt the schooner Jacob Haskell war sunk by sun fire by a German submarine in the same general local ity at noon The crew was It was also reported that the Is abella Willey was shelled by sub Captain Newcomb of the Cole stated that his vessel was attack ed by a German submarine which boarded took away his papers and placed bombs on The cap tain and crew took to the Cap tain Newcomb stated that the sub marine which attacked him was about 200 feet long and carried two large one forward one aft and a smaller gun He states that liosaw distinctly one other sub marine besides the one which attack ed The second he ing in the near submerged with her periscope Secretary of tho Navy Daniel of dered the port of New York closed to outgoing ships with restrictions until further For Our Sailors Already acknowlsdged Shirley Do you want to become a mem ber of navy league of Cana wear its get all tho and incidentally bring some help to a family Bond to the Herald for Sailors and you will duly mads a member of ka If you 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