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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JUNE 1018 HUN GunsMayGet Closer to the Gates of Paris Danger of Guns Getting Close Enough For a Steady Bombardment June an article In Ue dealing with the recent appointment of the commit tee of Frederick Socialist say a i By another made with out regard to the did not enter perhaps could approach near enough to hold the capital under fire of long range not as for an intermittent bombard but for methodic perma Such the report would render jndustrial life imposs ible and the governments will to re eist must not be influenced by the lear of sacrificing life lives of noncom bathnts or by fear of the consequences which a cessation of the output of munitions factories surrounding the capital would The committee hi whoso fluty it is to defend the Paris irea will not only study plans to neet the threat of invasion which is regarded as im but will deal with the prob lems caused by night air raids arid the longrange says a Havas Agency review of the commit work which summarizes the newspaper The committee also will take into consideration the question of the morale of the popula with the confident assumption that the enemy can strike he cannot break down the resolution er courage df the Thlg the long range bom bardment of the Paris region was re Would Have Them Stand To gether and Refuse to Send Sons Jjjno over the lack of any tangible result toward securing the exemption qf their sons for military service pre vailed among the delegates to the On tario farmera convention Sev eral hundred delegates left before Despite the appeals of some dele tor drastic to using to prevent thoir sons from being drafted Into military nothing was done by the farmers as a body beyond passing a resolution asking the government to amend the act so as to exempt one skilled man Jtor one hundred acres and ar ranging for more thorough organiza tion of tho farmers and inter ests A resolution introducedcalling up on the governor general to dissolve parliament was withdrawn after Pres ident Halbert voiced a strenuous ob jection to He said that If such ac flon were taken it would make the farmers look Tho fanners decided to appoint a paid organizer to organize tho var ious farmers clubs so that thoy might u strong influence Police Should Stop Juno farmers will liold no more meetings In Toronto of tho character of the one held yester Inspector of Detectives George Kennedy said I had had any idea that their meeting at Massey Hall was to have been for the purpose denouncing the I would have attended and read them order in council said tho In I would not have allowed ft to pro I would have advised them to go home aud continue their work on the farms and if they had I would have given them an opportun ity to do some work on the industrial Let us put down our foot and say that our sons will not go to the declared Owen when the delegateiKat the final cession of the farmers which met at the Labor Temple this morningroared their Despite tiie fact that many of the delegates had left for their homes the Labor Temple was filled when tho furinei8 met for the final business to Before the meeting practically all the delegates present signed a peti tion the release of Isaac lluiu who is under sentence for pub articles in the Canada For SAYS HUNS that German Inttrriti control the platinum Industry of United that the of the war board to conserve platinum have been and that members of the jewelers vigilance committee arc unpat riotic ifrere made by Representative Aalnay in an address in the house yester advocating the Insertion of a prohibitive tax on platinum jewel ry manufacture In the new reven ue Big Victory Americans and French the American Army In June troops on the front northwest of Chateau Thierry shot down the enemy with machine gun and rifle fire at mid night laat night when the Ger made an attack on ttieir po They fought like and at one point killed one hund red BRILLIANT With the French Army In June second FrancoAmerican attack In the neighborhood of VeuillyLa Pot erie and Bouresches was a bril liant success for the allied It was continued yesterday with an advance in the Chezy farther northwest on the Smaller June Reuters Ot tawa Is noteworthy that tho Gorman advanceIB less than in the battle of two months ago and the captures of gurisare only oneholt of captures previous The oTjjrliioiiCirB claimed by the about the the enemys Jfreat advantage numbers and stra surprise of the sec ond stroke wag much less damaging to the allied which it is the enemys chief object to Hence the warnings now beinggiven to the German public that victory is only obi tainable by slow The Germans still hold the heights north of the Marne from Thierry to but have appar ently lost the important spur running along the river towards Paris from Hill 204 to The Ameri cans participated conspicuously in the Hill 201 while the British dis tinguished themselves by capturing between the Marne The great extent of the front still leaves room for manoeuvre of fresh surprises and the fact that the Ger mans are not fortifying themselves between the Alsnevand the Marne in dicates that they shortly contemplate another With the allies barring the road to Amiens and it is thought not Impossible that Von dendorff will deliver the next stroke where he he will find the nllies least euch aa in Lor BRITISH DELEGATION ARRIVES AT HAGUE June British delegation to the AngloGerman war prisoners conference at The Hague arrived at Rotterdam early yesterday aboard the hospital ship Sindoro from which vessel they witnessed the sink ing of the hospital ship Kottigen Keg entes in the North The dele gates said the Konlgen Regentes wag about 500 yards astern when crash impact being amid ships and she sank within five min The sea calm and Hie small boats of the Sindoro had no great difficulty in rescuing the sur NEW DEMANDS OF THE June points on which the of Victoria Shipyard labor are at variance with those of the employers came to lieht at last evenings meetingof the Me tal Trades It Is said that the fasteners and beet who are getting a rate approxi mating a are not satisfied and that efforts are being made to bring them under the control of the carpenters union which would give them a It was also stated that shipyard workers will refuse to work this afternoon on the to shift at the aaaembly un less they gat more than straight time for their Plan Big Sub Offensive Off Coast German Writer Says Will Be Unable to Drive Off Subs June Von naval expert for Hie Col ogne in an article printed In that describes as a joyous sur prise the appearance of German sub marines off the coast oC the United He says thatno barred zone yet exists off the North American but that it is clear the more the United States becomes the centre of war assistance for our enemies the more might the moment be considered to have arrived for such an One can picture the great successes as the result of an offensive on a large scale In North American wat says the In the barred regions of England the defense tin doubtedly lias developed into a well considered which is not the master but he so Jar as lies within the enemys renders their task dif There of be no ques tion of such a System in American Over there they have no ex Moreover appar has sent to Europe her few utlUzable torpedo boat destroy fr FIRE iti WINNIPEG 4 TELEGRAM June print ing plant OKpfe Winnipeg To legram is SoBtiof business to day as tho rtsult ir a flro which in die Tele gram buildllig oclock Tho flames Kfvcral and daniMgp 10 the building will pe I 4Qt t For Our Sailors Prize For Best Method of Acquainting German Peo ple With Aims June prize offered by the National Security Lea qua for the best suggestion of a meth od of getting Americas war aims be fore the people ol Germany has been decided it announced among Henry Louis presi dent of the Washington and Lee Uni John a consulting James and Bronx The former Am bassador David Hill And decided the sug gestions submitted by these four con testants were of equal Accordingly on the advice of Judg the National Security Ceagup with held the suggestions fpr the reason that they are of such practical value that their publication might frustrate their the plans accompanied by drawings will be turned over to the secretary TELLS HIS SIDE OF BATTLE Special Herald June story of real interest comes by letter froirf Private Walter who in now at the fighting front to about Andrew another sol dier from of Kate Paxman all know the story of Andrews going away from home and not writing until of late when He has achieved honor in an unexpected Life the farm was too dull for so he in the army as Alexander to further avoid being but the other boys from recognized him and they are proud to send back good reports from The letter just re ceived says in JJart Sergeant Strange has already been given two medals for distinguished service aud Is now gazetted for the Victoria Cross having brought back valuable from be hind the third line of enemy trenches On for march ing in prisoners single banded and Will Become Secretary of the Dominion Social Service Council Already acknowledged Miss Millar White W and Crans toun Eric Cranstoun Miss Jamie Another handsome donation was received to The Snilors Fund to day In the sum of from of the White Other fine donations are also acknowl edged fund is for the sailors of the navy and merchant marine and their and Is worthy the support of every Send your donation to The Herald FAILED IN Attacked Convoy of Troops But Were Driven Off By Destroyers WEATHEft Forscatt Fair and ward calculated to hinder butwood tUe convention that ua4 re fused to upeuk farmers We should make a rpsqUitlou nere o take home the As it IB we go home Marched for Three Nights and Then Plunged into Terrific Struggle June Reuters Ot tawa correspond ent at French headquarters telegraphs A letter written by a German offi cer gives a striking picture of the oiieniiiff of the battle from the Gor man It reads On May we had already march ed for three niehts to reach our des By day one hardly ever saw a but at night the roads swarm ed with guns and Half an hour after midnight on tho moriiiiiK of May we arrived and embarked on the road just behind the first There was no sleep for for a creeping barrage fire opened from UOOO The earth trembled the moonlight was obscured hy clouds of vapor from the smoke The infantry attuck began at S oclock and fifteen minutes atter wards we passed the wire entangle ments and were bursting into the en emy At the end of two hours we had fought our way through the enemy positions to tho Chemln des opening a passage for the By evening we had pushed the French beyond the canal aad over the and then began a fierce Among the prisoners were Americans and June the Social Service and Evangelistic department of tlie Presbyterian tendered his resignation of that office at yes terday afternoons session of the gen and asked to be releas ed by June in that he might accept the position of secretary of the Dominion Social Service Canon Tucker of Paul Cathed president of the Social Service appeared before the assembly and urged that Shearer be permitted lo enter the wider It la an honor 1 ask you to confer nn lie although it will prove a great loss to your Shearer said thut while ho Old f not resign because of any friction at the same ho did the was well organized in tho in terests of economy and There was a waste of timo and money in travelling expenses a danger of friction between the separate bod He recommended that a now soc ial service superintendent bo not ap but a superintendent in Ken Oh motion of Reed of seconded by Milno of a committee was appointed by thn along with the fin ance and social servlco confer with in an offort to retain his Thn eveniiiR session was devorl to ami several speak ers emphasized that mere be more revenue nr missionaries would have to be I dont think tho wiK slam for declared Mackay who ptesentsd tho report uf ilia REVISE CLASSIFICATION man submarines were foiled in their attempts against a convoy which in cluded ships carrying American troops and American Red Cross ac cording to Rev Father Joseph Ware of one of the Red Cross party who arrived in London The protecting destroy ers got into action quickly on two occasions last Sunday but Wareing did not know whether any submarines had been The Associated Father who had a trying experience following the torpedoing of the Bri tish steamer Laconta in gives out tile following inter view with the Father v Soon after we reached the danger convoy was attacked by Ger man submarines and in a few minutes thought I wasin for another exper ience of the same kind as I harl on the The exact number of the enemy Uboats was not but at least two were We had a HvefV escort of British and they were on the trail of the periscope like a Guns and depth charges began popping like giant fire crackers on the Fourth of Fifteen depth charges were dropped into the nest of German sub Whether any enemy sub marines were sunk I cannot say for on a fast ship and envelop ed in but I know we did not lose a single Our convoy car ried large number American cnnnot say how TO MAKg COINS Buenos June Argen tine government negotiated contract with the United States for tho nianufucture of sixtyfour million nickel Those now in tiou were made by the Juno general re vision of classifications under the sel ective service act was started yester day by Provost Marshal General when telegraphed lo the governors of all states ordering in vestigations to determine the reason for the small number of registrants In Class One in some t o CANADIAN June were 176 casualties in the list issued last of whom thirtysix were western men or one of these killed in two died of one acci lentftlly two prisoners Of war one prison er of one one two ill anil two twelve and twelve ff ADVANCE German Advance Stopped on for the Present It May Not Be Resumed Diplomatic Offensive Would Convince Russians What a German Victory Would Mean No Effort to Resume Attacks Conduct Raids and Take Prisoners French Also Have Juno Entente al lies have great opportunity for a com bined diplomatic offensive wave in ex plaining to Russia and the Austrian Slavs what an allied victory will mean for in the opinion of the Daily The newspaper calls on the allies to translate vague references to selfdetermination Into Concrete terms and to let their pronouncement appeal above the signature of the United as well as the European The German jackboot is heavy and the foot in it is ruthless and The foot stumps and the boot but men are some times made of hard The crushing may be incom plete and may stimulate resentments sooner than the Express These reflections are suggested by the present conditions in Russia and it The better the details of the BrestLitovak treaty are understood tho more is Russias discontent and Slie is out of the but in the front rank the peopleswho abhor Prussian fyranny with all their A patient people frown famil iar with the Russians are capable of flaring up now and again which ts Worrying the German Railway War Board Shows Necessity for Getting in Coal Supply Now SIlLLANOieWAR Asking People to Prepare Them selves For The Next War Admiralty per WirolesB well inform ed correspondent of Humanito on the GermanSwiss frontier says the Ger man authorities have just sent out a confidential which indicates that tho preparations already are be ing made for the next This official circular Is addressed to the men and who have vol unUriiy and gratuitously placed them solves at the disposal of the charit able service since and during this Each circular is accompanied by a question form which is returnable to the Tho principal ques tion is Are you prepared to engage yourself from now for the same service for the next warJ June and Clark shipbuilders today re ceived telegrams of congratulations i from Kliu Premier Lloyd the lord lieutenant iho chief secretary for Ireland and Sir Edward on the worlds riyet ing record established at their yards I Wednesday by John drove in seveneighthslnch in I nine into a standard The I message from King George reads The King is glnd to hear of John I Coirs record achievement in rivet Sir Edward Carson wired It is splendid and will show the lluu that Ulstermen will continue to uae all their powers to defeat lie efforts of June Canadian Railway War Board runs an adver tisement in local papers today under the heading Forestall fuel famine or It contrasts the movement of coal from Port Arthur and Port William in 1917 with that necessary 1918 from the western It points out that coal this year must travel fivetimes the with only half the moving period will be five times as and that tons more of coal and 7708 more cars will be re It concludes engines and men are available for coal movement After September 1 these facili ties be in the grain We warn the citizens of Winnipeg and the west that as next winters coal supply must come from Western unless it is moved suffering and dis tress from lack of fuel will surely re sult next SIXTY KNIGHTS June leaders in war work of various kinds are made knighiii of the newlyestablished Or der of tho British as part of the Kings birthday the first list of which will be issued They Include Shirley for Plymouth and chairman the Bel gian Relief Society Harry Brittaln one of tho founders of the Pilgrims Society and for years an active pro moter of AngloAmerican relations Henry Japp of the British war mission to thu United States Colonel Albert Sit liasion officer of the British a IK American camp departments and the Viscountess Harcourt is one of the seven Dames of the liraml Cross of the Sir Charles Qordon of the British war mission to the United ig made a knight of Crossof the WILL SOON June activity of Semanolt asa military fac tor against the ttolshevlk is uear uu reports from Harbin tend to says a dispatch to the Daily Mail from Tokio dated A dispatch from 1ekin to the 4sailujo of Tokio says General Semeuofts troops will soon June Brlblsh troops took prisoners and Inflict ed casualties in raiding and pat rol actions along the northern part of the front last the war office announced The statement We captured a few prisoners last night in a successful raid in tho neighborhood of Our patrols inflicted casualties on the enemy in the Strazeel sec tor and captured a machine Tho hostile artillery has been active north ofAlbert and south east of GERMAN LOSSES 1 June allied press has been almost silent concern ing the German losses in the new battle of the The cbrres pondent learns from the highest source that while losses were comparatively small at the beginning of the battle be tween Sofssons and the casualties Inflicted upon thB in vaders last week were It is riot exaggerating to that the Germans lost half as many men in the battle of the Marne as they lost in tho equal period of fighting in the terrific battles on the Picardy plains between March 21 and HAVE STOPPED THEM WithVtho American Army in June of recent German heayy train movements of Metz tdward the Mihiel salient has aroused discus sion in American forces aa to whether enemy is planning an assault in the Prom a tactical point of Tiew the neighborhood of with its sharp offers a logical place for a German i at A drive through Mihiel to the it is might have a triple object4 the menacing of theout of Verdun from the rear and the of thesalient which has its apex at For the moment at per haps the allies have stopped the enemy at the Many engagements oC a tactical nature may expected even it the Germans decided it is useless to continue their effort along the Marne and electto hit the allied line at other The of the railways and the of the terrain northwestvand north of BarLeDuc offerfithvairmana an Another place which likely to see more fighting is the sector wound Mont Didler whereAmor lean troops recently captured i FRENCH June progress v was made by tho French in region Marne and the Chateau the war nice announces In this sector French troops have pushed their way through Chezy to its eastern outskirts and have reached the western edge oj Oammard In the district south Vlullly La the Germans made two violent attacks along tho BotireschesLeThlelet The enemy was repulsed with heavy lessee in each BRILLIANT OPERATION French June ReutersOttawa attack of the combined forces of French and Americans west of Chateau Thierry on a four and onehalf mile front was a brilliant The Ger mans held a strong line in wooded French on the rushing through Veuilly and captured both crossed the stream and were progressing toward tho heights of SautevesnesNvlien laat reports were The Am on the advanced their lines a mile during the course of the morning and cap tured Both forces tlio ui is An American finding a German machine gun trouble went out singlehanded anil attacked and killed the whole ma chine gun crew captured tha GRAVESEND ELECTION June Reuters Ot tawa byeelection in Uraveseud resulted iu the election ol of CoftUt llOti ;