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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETHBRIDGK, ALB SATURDAY. .JUNE 8, NUMHEil 1.^)1. HUN GuniMayGet Closer to the Gates of Paris Dangrei- of Guns Gejlting Close Enough For a Steady Bombardment Paris, June 8.-In an article in Le Matin, dealine viWn the recent appointment of the Paris committee of defense, Frcderlcl^ Brunet, a Socialist deputy, sayn: "By another drive, made without regard to sacrifices, the Germans, If'they did not enter Paris, perhaps could approach near enough to hold the capital under fire of long range guns, not as now, for an intermittent bombardment," but for methodic permanence," ".Such cOnditibn.s," the report says, \\-oul(l ronrter Jndustriul life iraposs-jljlo and tlie government's will to re-Bisl nuisl not be intluenced by tlie leiir or saf-riflclng tlib Uvea of non-com bathnts or by teiir of Iho' eonscciuonces whic'b a fcsaatlon ot the ont'put of munitions factories surroundlnB the tapitnl would entail." "Tiio committee hi question, whoan duty it is to defend the Paris iirca will noi only study plans to ;:7oet the threat ot invasion which is regarded us Ini-]>robablo. but will deal with the prob loms caused by nlgUt air raids and i the long-range honibai"dment, says a' Havas Agency review of the committee's work which summarizes the nowspaper comment. The committee also will take into consideration the nuesdon of the morale of the population, with the confident assumption (iittt Wliilo the enemy can strike at, he cariiiot break down the resolution or conrngo 6t tho people. Thir, mdrnjng the long range bombard mont of the Paris region was renewed.' SAYS HUNS CONTIiaL , PLATINUM INDUSTRY Washington., June. 8,-Charges that German Interests control the platinum Industry of the United States, that the attempts of the war Industries board to conserve platinum have been inefficient, and that members of the Jeweler's vigilance committee are "unpatriotic profiteers," Were made by Representative Raincy of Illinois, in an address in the house yesterday, advocating the Insertion of a prohibitive tax on platinum Jewelry" manufacture in the new revenue bill. ^ Plan Big Sub Offensive Off U. S. Coast German Writer Says U. S. Win Be Unable to Drive Off Subs WANT fARK . TO DEFY GOVT, ON >f the peoples who abhor Prussion , lyranny ^vlth all their .souls. A patient people grown familiar with injustice, the Russians are capable of stolid, passive, resistance, flaring up now and again into blind revolt, whicli is already worrying the German conquerors." No Effort to Resume Attacks -British Conduct Raids and Take Prisoners - > .;. > o : * ? ? TO MAKE COINS i Buenos Aires, Jiino 8.--^Tlie Argentine government Iijih negotiated u contract with tho United States'� for Iho manufacture of sixty-four hiliUpii nickel coins. Those now in circijia. i a- , � a tioii were mitde by tlio -KrupptS, - |-fi: one of tliese killed in action, if two died ot wounds, one accl-  � iflcntaily' killed, twt)''prisoners  bt-war repatriated, one prison-  er or war, one woiiiidod, ono  ..missing, two ill and,!Wound6d, c^.jtwo ill), ttyelvoi woudiled, and / Another placo �whicli W.. likely* region Jjetivoen .tho, -Marno and the Ourcq, northwest:, of Chateau Thierry, the war of-,-iCice announces today. In this sector French 'froopd havo pushed their way through Chezy to its eastern outsldrts and havo reached tho woatern edge ot (Dammard village. In the district south (tf Viuilly. La Poterio, the Germans . made two violent attacks along tho Bouresches-Le-Thlelet front. The enemy -was repulsed -with heavy loBses in each case, BRILLIANT OPERATION French Headquarters, Juno 8, r-(Vla Reuters Ottawa Agency.) -The attack . of the combined forces of Frencli and Americans west ot Chateau Thierry on o four and ono-half mile front was a brilliant operation. The Ger-'mans held a strong line In wooded country. T^e Fi'ench on the left, rushini through Veullly and BuBsieres, captured both villages, crossed the stream and wore progre'sslng toward the . helfahts ot SautevesnesNvlien Mat reports were received. The Am-ericaii\i, un the right, advanced their lines a ni41o during the course of the morning and captured Bouresches, Both iforces took pctUipnors, tUo nu-bor of whom is uncounted. ' An American lieutenant, finding a Gorman machino gun trouble-Bonie, wont out single-liaridod ainV attacked and killed tho whole ma-~ \ chine gun crew and captured tho weapon. � ^ GRAVESEND ELECTION London, June S.-([Via Reuters Ottawa Agency)-The bye-election in' Gravesend resulted In thO' election ul Richardson, CoalitlonlBt, wlt)i .a. votfli of 1812. Davis, ludepondent, CoaUb , ionlst, llOij; Hiuklo, Indopendont^Ui^ ^ ioiHo, 582. . � ^- V- ;�� . 16874741 ;