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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta It Herald Ml VOLCMK JlXH 1918 NTMHKK 150 SAMMIES SCORE WCTORY IN FRANCE 1HELMBT OF FAILURE iTheir Attempt Against Ship ping on the American Coast i Has Had Little Result i OF SITUATION DEALS HUNS ANOTHER DEFEAT June Associated manner in which the Almerlcan nation received tho latest exhibition of German submarine frightfulnesH represents mother de feat for says Archibald llurd in a further statement on the rboat operations off the Atlantic Coast of the United who well known as a writer on naval character izes as absurd the notion that Ger many can carry out Taids on Ameri can towns from The Mde of the the statement has heard ot the attitude of the American people toward the submar ine raid and haw accepted it as fur ther evidence of their and the consequent apprehension they have formed of the strategy necessities which the war imposes on This represents a defeat for the They had calculated upon weaken ing the hands of the executive depart ment and particularly thc departments directly concerned with the navy and In that respect the raid What the Germans really have done by the exhibition of frightfulness off American shores is to bring Iho entireAmerican continent definitelly within the war That Is a great the penalty of which the enemy suffer in due He can obtain little temporary compen because he owing to make an1 even limited blockade of the Ameri can Of course that air planes operating from submarines can bombard American cities is an absurd A bombing airplane is not a weapon to be carried in a submarine more than three thousand Kven if the difficulty of stowing could be how would the airplane return to its base even if it were shot down while over Amer ican territory It cannot be repeated too often liiat America is defended against flie enemy most effectively on this side i of tho The German lie German fleet and German submar ine can one and all be fought effect ively on this CANNOT CONCLUDE PEACE WITH UKRAINE j June Russian Soviet government Is meeting In difficulties in itt efforts to con clude peace with the Ukrainian government and prevent further encroachment on Russian terri tory by German and Ukrainian The peace conference at Kiev is being delayed and In the meantime German Ukrainian troops have occupied new dis tricts of The German command has declared it is in opportune to conclude peace be fore the occupation of all import ant Ukrainian districts Is according to an Exchange Tele graph dispatch from FORCE JAPAN TOJAKJION Austro German Troops and Bolshevik Arc Invading Bast Siberia June pres ence of AustroGerman troops in the vicinity of the river Onon In Far Eastern reached to day in despatches from brings up again the possibility of offensive action by Japan In that theatre of war because of the seat of the newest activities is very close to thc western boundary of June Sem leader of the antiBolsheviki Siberian has left the trans Bnikalia to an east ern news agency dispatcli from Har His departure attributed to dissensions among bis It is the advices that he will disband his army and flee into Mon Some Fighting Sunday Associated leader of the antiBolsneiviki lorces in reports that Bolsheviki today crossed the Onon in andstrongly pressed a number of attacks which were An AustioGerman force composed of a cavalry brigade and four companies oj is threatening Sem enoffs The Issues Warning That Conscription Has Not Been Abandoned THE VOLUNTARY RECRUITING DOES NOT MEAN THIS June warning lo Ire land Lord Frenchs recruiting proclamation does not mean the with drawal of conscription was made in a issued last night by the anticonsriripfion conference after a fourhour session at Mansion The lord mayor of Dublin presided at the meeting and John Joseph Devlin and other Nationalist leaders as well as representatives of Labor and the Siiin Fein were The lord mayor of Dublin it Was announced will proceed to the United States when the attempt to conscript Irishmen is The imprison ment of the Sinn Feiners without trial is condemned and the Irish military administration The state ment says nothing of the attitude of tho conference toward the remitting Its reference to the proc lamation of Lord French follows The conference takes note of the proclamation of Field Marshal In of its we warn our countrymen against false confidence that conscription is at an In as Irishmen must trust above all else to their own unbroken unity and unshaken pur pose for safety against a renewal the danger of conscription which the proclamation has only provisionally In rsgard to the TOWNS A force of Ml In have oc cupied several owns north of Lake ttrumuah iimi the village of Kinnh of Luke Urumuah Said ail vices reaching Washington The road from Tabriz In Inimfah has been Missionaries and native Christians n Tabriz an getting oilt of tli cily as fast OH they American mis ies havo Severn 1 this Naval Air Forces Have Done Great Damage in Past June naval aerial operations during period from June to June 5 was pub lished tonight by the Eight bombing it Second Phase of the Latest German Offensive Now at An End Their Advances Have Not Been Vital German Attacks Have Practically Come To An icans Storm German Take Co operate With Americans in Offensive Is Quiet on The British Americans Force Them Out of Trenches at Point of Bayonet June fo the correspondent of the Daily Mail with tlio American forces in Ger man troops fled before tlio bayonets A review covering j of thc American marines in theaction tne between Veuilly arid Torcy Wounded lie ell how one company of fighting in a wheat field became suddenly siir huve been made on the following milj rolmded by superior numbers but they itary objectives eventually fought their way out in the Bruges and the face of scvore German machine gun Thorout railway Large m addition they captured sev F TAIN FROITS posed visit to the statement says that the lord mayor has patriot ically promised to hold himself in readiness to take up the mission whenever any fresh attack on the right of Irishmen to selfdetermination as a nation niay be Feeling is Becoming Widespread Admits German News paper Juno cannot Hose our eyes to the fact that an in creasingly hostile feeling toward Ger many Is becoming widespread in Rus flla and also that tho Ukrainian popu lation does not everywhere regard the Germans with friendly says the Volks Zeitung of in the of an editorial which voices lie anxiety felt In Germany relative to potential developments in tho President Wilsons declaration of May 18 urging help for Russia as well as is lu order to remedy this Entente subterruneaif agitation1 the newspaper proposes a friendly discussion with Russia with u view to making friendly relations with tho Soviet government to remove as Car as possible the mili tary character of the administration rt border states and that a new Im perial commission may introduce civil ftilininlstratlon aa well as to solve the ijiietitloii oE popular administration fltul ascertain whether tho Landtag really voices tho opinion of the 11 us ilan Rulings Issued Governing Re strictions in Imports of Fruit and Vegetables June Rulings were is sued by the AVar Trade Board today in respect restrictions governing imports of perishable fruit and veget ables covered by the recent order in council passed upon the recommenda tion of the minister of trade and com The rulings provide Jn order lo prevent unnecessary hardship and possibility of waste in connection with the purchases recent ly made in the United all im portations of vegetables and fruity shipped from points of origin until Sunday the IGth will bo al lowed to enter Canada without restric v Tho importation pf certain fruftn and vegetables considered essential for Canadian consumption will be per mitted unless otherwise advised with the exception of the following Black cucum shal green romane sal nectar egg green pep brusBel mush tur To prevent delay in securing in FRUIT E In response to the protest of he board of trade regarding the embargo on minister of customs hat wired the board as follows today Customs collector notified to ad mit vegetables and perishable fruits pending further which will not exclude such in This was taken as an indication that the government is giving further consideration to the effect their first proposals would have had fruit supply of west ern and that likely these be revised to have no ill ef fect on the quantities of heavy bombs were drop In the coursi of aerial fighting two enemy machines were destroyed and three driven down out of One of our machines 1s In home waters during the same period escort duty and patrols were SUbniai ines were sight ed and attacked and enemy mines located on A squadron of seaplanes car ried out a 16ng iwonuaisance over the North A large formation of era I of the machine Tough Attack American Forces on the June of the toughest ot all the attacks at Belleau was con ducted by tho marines without serious There seemed reason to expect the German counter attacks in strength before for previous to the lie ginning of the afternoon attack which began al G the roads behind the hostile machfnlBS was met and engag1 German lines were filled with resulting in two enemy jnachines being shot On the return jour ney two of machineswere forced guns and but the American artillery turned on tliem and created to land dose to Dutch coast owing Th marines in their forward sweep AnoitiA Tlinir at cr airlit to engine They have been in ALLIED CABINET f A Great Pool of All Allied Re sources Will Be Formed CREW RESCUED An Atlantic June rff the crew of tho British Hleainor sunk off tho Virginia Capes and brought here last are At bstso hospital recovering from ex after being adrift for twenty tlx Twentysix of the crew are Two men were one Alost at the men will bo able to leave the hospital probably dividual licensas In connection with shipment of perishable col lectors of customs will be instructed to permit entry under blanket license of fruit and except those specifically Food Controller Thompson Is sues Another Appeal to the PeopleW Canada NO MORE PROFITEERING IN MEAT BUSINESS BOMBARD PARIS June Germans con tinned today to bombard thu French with tlioir lungrange June profiteer Ing and competition has been el iminated from the meat John parliamentary sec retary to the food an nounced in the house gf commons The secretary said that the pre sent prices pf milk to the con sumer would be raised from six pence to seven pence a Effective control of the wholesale distribution of he is a national because with bread it forme the staple food of the poorest Juim of wheat and substitution of other cer eals on his so us to supply greater amounts to the countries over seas which are dependent upon us must be continued at least until the crop situation is Such is tho effect oliin announcement ninilo by Henry chairman of I lie Canadian Food Thompsons slutAiteiit follows Although the world wheat crop sit uation at tho present time is more promising than a year still con siderable tinii will elapse the crops are and ovn if the greatest expectations are the fact remains that tho world reaerveii of wheat are The greatest care will have to be taken to reeatab Jish Ihesa reserves both here and IS June Chaa commander of the Russian Baltic has been imprisoned a charge of inciting the sailors against the authority of the Soviet nays 4 itouUH1 lioui MvSGQWt Reuters Lim scheme for an allied cabinet on war supplies to establish unity ami decision in regard to food and raw ma terial requirements has been approv ed by the British accord ing to the report of the Daily Vivo program committees will be es tablished and will include representa tives of Great Italy and the United Eacli commit tee will coordinate supplies and par ticular each member be an A great pool of all allied resources will be formed hy these committees and their reports on supplies and re quirements will go to the vlho will thus know the full measure of their shipping Com petition in allied buying and trans port will bo eliminated by unified strong ground on either side of Belleau Wootl and cleaned out lie ravines south of which linked the Hill which was taken this This gave them a strong and dominating position for a their Their total advance was approximately two miles on u three mile The total number of prisoners taken was not known this A development was the low morale of the all of whom are They expressed themselves as tired of the war and glad to get of the This was despite the they that they are furnished with food although the the Wurtemberg troops and others may go without Juno Reuters Ottawa battle news of yesterday makes it clear that lie second phase of the grand German offensive has The great attacks on the Noyon Itheims line which began on May has been replaced by local fighting In isolated The Germans in these are far from gaining fresh ground and have lost and at least for the last two days their general advance has been to a The appear to have taken the initiative and con tinue to press back the enemy French experts declare that the arrival of French reserv es is responsible for the present which they do not expect to remain perma nent Their views differ on the question of when and where the Germans will make a fresh but they agree in confidence that the scope for sur prise tactics on the part of the enemy m being more and more It is pointed out that the liveliness recently reported on other parts of the front must not be regarded as indicating that a blow imminent It is more likely that the ing failed to break through as ho is now taking a breathing to collect his ARMENIANS ARE MASSACRED was de scribed as a danger to organized labor in the Interpretation of the ordeix in couilcil regarding was pointed out yesterday ai the meeting of the Tradiea and Labor Council hero by President Foster and u unani mous resolution was passed calling on the Dominion Trades Congress to safeguard strikers against a reading of the order that might put them in that Tho discussion was in ref erence to the recent Winnipeg strike and the dwlurtilion in the house of comniaiiK that Iliu strikers should be prosecuted under tlio idlers u view endorsed by Sir itobort AIR RECORDS Juno The twelfth aerial victory of Second Frank of New aiiii the of Sergeant David Putnam of are au noilncecl In the Both Am ericans are attached to French lying It is reported also thai Madon has gained his 32nd victory Captain Penard his and Second Buoy his June bitter strug gle is being waged in the Cau casus between the new Caucasian government and the says an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from The Turks are re ported to have massacred more than ten thousand Armenians within a The Caucas us government has ordered the mobilization of all men between the ages of 19 and 42 and newly formed Caucasian detachments are concentrating In the Tiflis the French Army on the Junto MO IO to this hdur the Ameri cans and French troops advancing near VeuillyLa Potorie and Tor cy have reached the outer edges of the towns of Bussaires and On the west the allied line has been carried to Granges south of west of Belleau east of Torcy has been cleared of the Fur ther details are not available at this The Americans comprise the de tachments on the loft of the ad vancing After capturing a small wood shaped like the letter S the Americans reached the cemetery at Veuilly and continued to press forward slowly under a San Porto June Angered by the news of the sink ing of the Porto Rico liner Car olina by a German an antiGerman demonstration broke out in Ponce Wednesday Numerous houses occupied by Germans were stoned and much feeling still exists against Ger mans or persons who have express ed proGerman or who In any way have attempted to justify the sinking of the The feeling runs particularly hi0h against Spaniards who are sup posed to be of German Attorney General Kern has noti fied the officials of the Island to take action against ajl persons whose utterances are considered out of line with the sympathies of the allied WEATHER High Fair and 87 46 GREAT UNREST OF AUSTRIAN W Enough on Hand Army of Two Million Men June than a million and half rifles have been pro duced for the United States army sjnce this country entered the says an announcement last night by the War Of this number arc modified Springfield models of and Russian Besides the rifles made since war was says the there aro six hundred thousand Springfield models of 1903 in About one half the soldiers in army carry On this basis the ordnance department has enough rif Springfield and modified Enfields for an army of about two million allowing wastage for one June ad dress to the Austrian proletariat adopted at the recent Vienna con gress of German Socialists of affirms that great unrest exists In the Austrian working classes and that a general strike against further continuation of th planned TELEGRAPHERS TO BE CALLED OUT president of the Commercial Tele graphers Union of eaid yes terday that he was preparing Instruc tions to govern the men when the pro posed strike is 1 have the date set In my own but the men will not Know it until the strike ia he We need a little time for certain for one with the grievance committee of the railway telegraph ers and other At the offices of the telegraph com panies it was said that a strike order would have little or no effect on business as practically none of the employees were members ot the heavy flru from German machine During thc attack tliis morning at dawn tho German artillery fire against the allies was but the enemy front line was studded with machine In the actioft this morning the Americans French advanced into the German lines and captured 270 including ten Fortyfive minutes after ttffr fighting one French regi ment had attained the border of Mares Wood and the edge of a angular 500 yards east of notwithstanding sharp The regiment alone took more than 100 AMERICAN With the American Forces prt the June Associated second attack made today by American marines on German positions northwest of Chateau Thierry ear ly gave promise of being aa suc cessful as the mornings The marines reported all their ob jectives set for the frst hour with in that time had been cap and they had pushed be yond The early reports in dicated that the Germans are oil the run for the time being and are surrendering right and AT BAYONET POINT With the American Forces the June Associat ed marines last njght reached the outskirts of northwest of eau and poured1 of machine gun fire into the en inflicting heavy Bayonets were used freely against many of the Germans who at tempted to make a stand in the At daybreak today the marines were slowly driving the Germans in the face of heavy artillery including gas The American artillery was per forming magnificently in this op CAPTURE VILLAGE With the American Forces on tlie June American marines began a second attack on the German lines late yesterday cap tured tho village of Torcy anil drove their way Into northwest of Chateau This morning they were holding Torcy in the face of repeated counter attacks and were pushing back the Germans through tho rlreels of Virtually all their objectives in this attack were ENEMY LASSITUDE June Germans do not intend to attempt any fur ther or immediate progress around Chateau says Renters correspondent with the American army in who spent Thurs day north west of that Tha he shows which might well seem an in tentional effort at The French still hold part of Chateau Thierry on the left bank of the QUIET ON BRITISH FRONT June unevent ful night along the British front is reported by the War Office to The text of the official statement roads A party of our troops raided a hostile post last night north oast of Bethune and after inflicting casualties on the garrison and capturing a machine gun returned without There is nothing further to port from the British CAPTURE June the Mnrnei front northwest of Chateau Thi French troops captured tho village ot The French al so captured Hill between the Marno and British troops regained a footing in the village of inflicting heavy losses on tho HUNS ARE HELD June announcing that tlio Germans are being held and that lYencli counterutiucks are meeting an of ficial note mentions especially the activity of the American troops along the Marne and northwest of Chateau The note says that the latest fighting con firms the general impression of the last few days tiiaX the enemy is being hekl everywhere and that his which have so purely local yielded no The French counterattacks1 enabled the French to positions ;