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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta tfctoM VOLlaMIO X(, r.KTnHl\lD(ia ALHEIVl'A, ^ W'i:i)\I':SI)AY. JINK U)18 XUi\[P/ER 118 SMALL ATTACKS Subs. Take Still More U.S. Victims Kave Not Yet Been Blocked in Their Operations Off the American Coast. Boston, June 5.-The crew of the Gorman submarine which sank the schooner Jacob B. Haskell were under orders to sink every American ship they could find, but to spare all lives possible, according to members of the Haskell's crew. The men arrived last niaht from an Atlantic port where they were landed yesterday by the coastwise steamer Grecian, which rescued them at sea. Gustav Nelson, seaman on the Haskell,- said the submarine commander spoke perfect English and was so polite that he got on his nerves. After he had posted his men about the schooner they stood there grinning, while he asked forjlhe ship's papers. Then he ordered the American flag hauled down and wrapped it up in the papers. Then the cook remarked; "You had better take the food we have on board before you sink the boat." The captain snapped back; "We don't want your food. Wb have enough of our own. We don't want your lives either; we want your ships. Now get away from here. You have three minutes before the ship goes down." ANOTHER VICTIM Nevj .York, June 5.- The Am-erjcan auxiliary schooner Samuel C. Mcngcl is another victim of submarine attack. Shs was sunk: Sunday afternoon 175 miles off New York and eleven men of her creyv were brought h�re today by A jbanish steamship. MORE SURVIVORS. An.Atlantic Port, June 4.-A .. boat from the torpedoed Carolina came ashore.in the centre of this port this afternoon. It carried 28 passengers, many of them women and seven of the crew. This accounts, probably, for all of the 340 passengers and crew of the Carolina. . . Just before three o'clock a sec-- ond boat load of survivors of the Carolina rowed ashore here. ; > �> bCHl viow ot the enltpse of Uio icing's birthday. Captain A. G. Hen- * tluiw receives tho Air ]i"orcs Cross nud tho tollowini-; uro mentioned hi dispatches: /� ' . , .}. Flight Lieute'nanls N. A, Nagor, : Moiilroal; VI. J, fiatli, Toronto; J, 0,l�:� Oalpin, Ot1uw;i; Kllcht lUmiuiandor f,' Ottawa, Juno 5.-Heading tor civil-iziition ag.iin, Vlllijalniar Stefanssoji, Arctic oxjilurer. Is expected to arrive iu a tew weeks at Victoria after an absence of tour years. He went north in�.hinn. |I!)M . The naval service ile-purtiuenl has had word from tho explorer thill ho has reached Fori Yukon and from tliorawould iiroceed Id Dawson Cily or Nomo and then to Victoria. Tho intrepid explorer kept on the go tin last winter when ho was Rlrlckon wiDi typhoid at llersc-liol Island. On rociucry lu! made Iiis wixy to Fort ViiUon. : : : : : : ? URQES PARDON FOR MOONEY. WMBhlngtoiy Juno .^.-President Wilson has written a second lattor to Governor Stephens of California, livglng the Plirdon of Thomas j. Monnoy. OVER INVADERS London; June 5.-A big battle was fought In the Klirs district of Trans-Caucasia on May 24, resulting in favor of the Russians, the Exchange Telegraph corres-poi-(dent at Moscow wires. The , Turks and the Germans are retiring along the Ardahan Road and the population Is being massacred, the dispatch adds. SERIOUS COLLISION Theodore Ilallan. Toronto. .-Observers! here are now anticipating a more oi' loss quiet spoil along, the .Marne and tho sector between Chateau Thierry to Soiasons as tho German rush again aiipcars to have spent itself short oC any definite goal that can be defined. If it proves to he a fact that tho invaders are unable to dislodge tho French from VlUers-Coltoreta Wood, the great natural barrier that has aid; Brt in stemming the drive to tho westl it is thought that General l''och may see sufficient promise ot success to warrant counter strokes alone this line. The German position as it stand? today is open to attack, provided tlio hilled commander feela that he caii risk the man power that would be required to deliver telling blows. Isolated Attacks London, June 4.-rFrora drives on wide fronts the German offensive in France has deteriorated into isolated attacks along the areas between Sols-sons and Shateiu-Thierry and cast-, ward on the Jl.trne, in the general direction ot Rheims. Although in these attacks the, enemy still is using large effectives and great numbers of guns, he is beluR held almost everywhere from further progress and on various sectors compelled to assume tho defensive against vicious blows delivered by the French, British and American troops. Full confidence in tho outcome oC the war again has been expressed by the supreme war council ot the allies, which has just gone over the entire situation resulting from the big Ger- ' man offensive, allhough it was stated that the allied nations "may be still exposed lo critical days." The report of the council says that the aid ot the American troops will make it impossible for the enemy to gain victory by wearing out the allied rescrvo.s before he has exhausted hln own. Work of American* �With the American Army in Franco, Jund 4.-(Associated Press)-Tho Am. erican Iroops thrown Into the present great battle on the front northwest oC Chnleau Thierry in a hrlUlant bayonet attack drove the Germans from Vou� illy Wood, in which the enemy wa* attempting to establish himself atte� occupying the village of Veullly-La Polerle In severe fighting. The Germans poured u heavy macli� ine gun fire Into the American ranks, hut the latter rushed forward and de� slroyed the hastily erected machina gun positions on the edge of the woods.-("Continuing their advance thoy engaged the Germans at close quarters anil cleared tliem entirely fronj their positions, driving them back on the ruineil village. lu a sharp combat, marked by the fierceness ot the allied machine gun tire, French and American troops, fighting side by side, almost wiped out small (jerman forces which lit^d reached the left bank of the Marno near Jaulgonne, east ot Chateau Thierry, ' Most of the enemy survivors were rounded-up in small groups and made prisoner*, V On Monday in the attack against tho Germans at Veullly the Americans drove tiioni hack- one and a half kilometres on the front ot it narrow.salient. Tho ground was cleared ot the enemy and the Americans uro now holding iheir positions there. Tho American losses, according to tho latest reports avivllahle, were exceedingly slight, most of thoui rnaultlng from shell fire. For Our Sailors Already acknowledged----1298,00 Miss Duniop..............50,, Mr. and Mrs, J. R. Oliver.. 6,00. A hill will gain for you n membership fn one of the qraat-est organisations on earth, the Navy League of Canada. It will also help the fund* for *allor� and their dependent*. The aall-, or* have done mere for the Em.' pire than perhaps any other branch of service. Do not forget-' their dependents. Serfd your nation to The Herald today,' ^ '\ 7208718? ?03?8460 ;