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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LKT11BKIOUK, AUiBKTA, JUNK W, 11118 M'MliKR M50 ATTACK! AT RHEIMS FAILS TENSION IN f JUBILANT OVER ITALIAN FEAT '._________ ._______; __________________________________' ____________ Austrians Had Important Positions As Objectives Came Nowhere Near Them Nfew-Light Thrown on Plans of 'Austria by the Prisoners 'Taken By the Allies VITAL MOMENT IN HISTORY OF THE ITALIAN NATION 1 The Italians have captured since tbe beginning the Austria-Hungarian offen- sive on.the Italian front prisoners to number of ant! have taken niaiiy'guns and'several hun- dred machine guns, the Italian announced today. June grave'food sUirafia'n, couplsd with thfc ajiparent failure of the new offensive against Italy, is exciting jessirnistic comment In the Vien- na press.'. "An official dispatch from Surlch today quotes the Ar- belter Zeitung of. Vienna as say- ing: "Ths situation will be still nip re serious in Vienna the san- gulnary defeat of the Imperial fforces'on ihe Italian front be- 'cctnes known." Home, Additional light ou the Austrian offensive has. been by sonic u( cap- 'to According to tlielr testftupuy the Austrian on 'iHalBiiniAd-as ihclr pujecttye.for tha and Marcztica; tiic Monic- (irapua divisions were ordered to takc.lh'e plain but we on Caste! Franco and' and the Piavo troops were told to VISD, Th'c-sccohcJ pbjise ot the battlo is exceptionally violent, "A-brldgo -head hasJ.hcen.pstnblished by the 4 Austrians on ,tiic lower J.'iave. Tho.Italians aro being replenlsh- reserves concentrated bc- tween Siuegana and Gonegliano. a re i resisting heroically (lie onslaughts or twelve tlivisions. 1 The" mass attack lietwe'en MOH- telfo ami the 1'iavc Is being car- tv.enly-Iive tlrst lino oivlatons, and eight reserve "dlvU BlOllS. The enemy has concentrated at behind llio line on the northern front, long columns tierman camions with whkb.thcy to carry ott the booty Hiey hoped lo'find. Premier Orlando went, to the batlibiroiu (oday. -A VITAL MOVEMENT Ilqmc, Juno the war situation the- Corrlcre Delia of Mllnn says: "This' 'mouth is tfic vital ono In Uallati .history with nil. Aus- agattist U3. Kvcry lUIiaa' aoldler must he fired by tbe glor- example of Cantain Rizzo, who. almost unaided, dcnll- such a Urrible blow to the Austrian fleet.'' Ono correspondent at the front describes the fierce fighting which is going on unceasingly arouml Monte Grappa, particular- "ly for (he .possession of nosftlona leading lo ami lliosc Ing tho' gorges of (lie Brant A Ulver. A BULLETINS PROTEST RULE Washington, June a newspaper of an address fi-om" the. Barons of Eslhonia flips sailing to Scandinavia. St. Paul, Minn., June retary of Labor Wnu B. Wilson wixv the principal speaker today befoie the American Federation of Labor here. The secretary said labor's Royalty to the government in aiding in the prosecution ol the war Is being officials in Washington. He urg- ed the delegates to do everything possible to bring about the de- feat of Germany. Tonight delegates with other members "of the American Labor mission to Europe and President Gcmpers of the federation, wlil speak at a labor meeting in Min- neapolis. the-Germans 50 Miles From French Turn Attention to' Italian Front DON'T REPRESENT ALL AGRICULTURALISTS lugorsoll. June annual meeting of the 0 .South Oxford Conservative Association, held at Mount Elgin Donald Su- M.I'., made the rte- deration Uiit ihe organizers ot the UniLtd Farmers of On- tar'.o. were behind Iiie recent demonstration against the Military Service Act, did not represent ihe whole ayri- cultural industry of Ontario. German Attack on Rheims Is a Complete Failure Before French Resistance Near Calgary Several gers Rails Have Ilcen Tampered J With Calgary, Juno Several persons v.'erc' slightly bruised and shaken up inO. live or six coaches were derailed it 3.50 a.m. Wednesday when Hie first section of the C. H. imperial Lim- ited train struck a -broken rail two miles west of. Shepard. v a Immediately, following receipt- of news of the wreck the C., P. R. 'uis- io .the scene and [lie injured were cured for and all the passengers taken to Calgary; icherc they are now guests at (he PaUiser.-' Following a rumor thai llio railway may have been' laTnjieceil with- 'the U. P. II. is makinc a .full ir.vcsUg'a- C, P. R. officials retried that'thc track would'be' cleared ami schedules re-cstablisbeti shortly the noon hour. Paris, jlitre': of the Austrian repuJfe on the front, the comparslive qufet on .the French''and British lines, sil- ence on the parl of the long range guns for six days and the in'abil- ily of the'Gothas to cross the terrific defense barrage in their last attempts to reach Paris, only "one German having succeeded in-flymg over the city, has .caused Tthe taut nerves ip Paris ,to relay.' -The city has as- sumed an appearance more .near- ly like that before the war than at, any time since the opening of hos- tilities. With .the Germans fifiy iiiiks from Paris, the of tonversalioih ilie victorious stand the Italian "ar- mies iirO'inukiu.e and their success; ful co'uuier atjachs ivbu'li cause Jteen deligbt here." The announcements Swiss news- apers.-atrribHjferi lo of Ihc Gefrnah'Ienerdl slatf. predicting that subjetled an in- j German Yoke on Austria is thu Yoke of Friendship Says v Baron Hurian Sea Pirates -Made Short Work By.U. S. War t Boats Amsterdam, June. edition nt Ihe Vienna Freimlenblatt received In Amsterdam contains an 'interview with Baron lliman, Iho Austro-Hun- garian foreign'minister, in reply to a recent speech by Viscoiicil MHner, the Urlilsli secretary of war. Baron Bur- Brltain, in a lalk.lo the Baltimore llo "The German says Baron ovCIub -today, j Burian, "for Austria .-la the yoke of "The second day out ol safiT Mr'.'StephenSon. "we were start- RUSSIA WILL-PAY. Paris, June 19A- "Hie" French v government has forifidence that Russia eventually will pay her rfebls, Ktolz in the cjiamber, of, rfepulles yesterday. SocfflHst deputtec had Mtempted a conference to' ihe renewal privileges- of the Bank cf rAistd the of the Huit'iin. debt to France, but their" efforts were foiled by the, mlnjster of 'finance, MEAT REJECTED New York, J'dhfe of thousands' pfv'poLinas of. intended for use o'n American bat- tleships, furnishtd by-Wilson and Company of; Chicago, have been rejected because, not 'in 'gvdd con- 5; Williams ol IKe navy( testified at the' Inquiry by ..the j'Fedeiftrt .Trade CommlMiorvlnto bad meat fft being' furnished the navy. Buffalo, IdAThe hos- pital building of the Erie County v Poor House waVv burned, JUday. Fifty persons were plac- es of riuraea and attend- ants. The loss Is estimated at S, and Hrittsh sites in I'crsi.i in Defiance of Spanish Protest Washington. June of the American hospital at Tabriz', 1 sia, anO seizure ot the American and British consulates' there by invading Turks, was reported to the Stale De- partment today, by the American min- ister nt Teheran: If the report as It reathed the minister is'officially con- 'irmed .the outrages may be consider- ed nn act of'war and settle the long nending question of whether trie (Hto- uai: allies of Germany should rtsi'Jy .listed among America's Srtemtes: .According to today's dispatch1.- the TnrSs sacked the hospital protest of the Spanish consul. In :harge as representative of American interests, and In defiance of the Span- ish ting flying over the cynical any touch ol jjerlurbAtion Germans have as much'cuance to'-enter Paris as I. have to occupy Dautwrry's apartment at tbe Versail- les chateau." vras tbe remark ol girl-worker, given as au indication the teliiher of the rank-aiid ffje. the- Germans should get within'bombarding distance of Paris and 'shell the city, you tlie young wonuri was, asked. to wort as she 'replied. --A somewhat Different view nt even lualitics is ta.Vemljy Pitcch, a deputy, who is taking a prominenl part1'in thu 'work of committee .deputies for llic Paris, writes to the Matin advocating the ig of certain precautionary meas "is'ohntly questions the solidity of the lermans Deliver Attack in.'' Force Before Rheims, -But Fail Entirely MAKE NO GAINS; FRENCH DEFENCE FIRM; BRITISH IN A RAID ed while at-dinner by thump against Hie shin's side. The steward era t ion for the interests oE both par- Otherwise the relationship be- tween Austria-Hungary Germany dgrtilisi LIIW a aiuc, i ILU jiv ii 01 u r ii.; rt.--.ii i r ordered all to remain In their seats, joahl not for a moment. We will hear our burdens in common "Later we found.that a German sub untn a viclorious cnd Is achicve'd. made'an attack on one of he ships In-the convoy and then sub- merged. "An American destroyer immediat- ely made, tor t no spot where tbe sub- nflaTiue.'-wcnL and c-plodeil depth" submarine. a Geraiao sub-' marina! appeared, alqugsiUe. ship. shqi_ (freif at "it went' Wide, but the second "hit it squarely and tlio sea wolf Went down with all viscount MI1n'crrsiiicerel.v'try to seek enllghteiiiuent on lils'jdeii'uUi the central powers'- desire: through wider off bipod to world He" lie far oiirarms are re-, moved from those our'.opponents re- ucatcdlv-'seelr to ours." Must Sign Cards Given By Ucg- Clerks i OtUwa, .f unc Hon. Gideon Roh- ertson, head, of Hie Canada negistra- tion board, wbep; seen with re- gard to 'the registration of man and throughout tlie Uontin- ion, laid strong, emjiririsls on the point that answers fp Questions on all iho cards, both ni ale and female, must ba recorded ihe 'deputy registrars llnin fell for nearly seven hours yfeslerday afternoon and last Jiveh- ing, in a belt, soiitli 6f Grassy and How Island, flccordlni; lo rejiorls rccelvc'l by The Herald this mornfng. Tho, rain feli where it was very gfeal- ly needed; and will bring much relief to the crops.1 Banners In these tils- naturally elated n6w. .-The rain also fell it at Many- biirrics. but not nt'Koreriioaf. The fain also reached as' far 'cast as So 'arsons, -The flames spread to the tuber- culosis and the matsrnfty hospit- als detiichtd .bulfdinfla connected with the main holpiiil by covered passages. Sot It we're destroyed, bringing the lots' lo The fire exploiion In the pharmacy In mt inalrl hospital building. More pa'.lrnt; wcrA by (he force without AERIAL DEFENCES PAIHS EFFKCTJYE Paris, June GermJiria fiavt attempted fourteen air upon Paris since'January 31, but' only twenty-twp more three hundred machinet which took part (n (fiem have succeeded En flying ftvcr the cKy, according to a record tho cnimy publ'islied in ExceFslofr'thfft mornlnD- The' newspaper menlfi upon the effectiveness of the'aerial defences of ParE> thJj indicated. Nine of the macftthcS which" pahclratftd ths barrier, if adds, -wens brought down by the. French the capital, k -Windsor, June tic action tfas been taken the government to end the enemy menace in tMs dis-; of the, Russ- ians arrested Tuesday in this city violators of the Military Ser-. vice Act were sent to London ear- ly this morning by: order from Ot- tawa. Thcytwere In charge -of :dn armed guard. The authorities 'intend, it to'put them in jiiniform, At a mcetitig Tuesday night in -ForH, alien residents of that town decided riot to return to work un- .til Iht release of Psrehuda and was crdered. They however, promised to comply with the registration act and arrange- have been made lo regis- ter them this morning at Ford. ANQTHEK AUSTRIAN WAKSHfP DAMAGED Paris, June time the Austrian battleship Wltn was des- In the harbor of [Trieste, 4 bfi the night of December 9, 1917T Italian torpedo boat des- tfoytrt two torpeddtl were launch- ed .i9ain5t cruTicr according .to the TH- buna ,o> Rome, says a Havas Agency dispatch, Although it- (s noradmitted by the AuttMan ad" miralty, It has bwrVltarned that the Budapest is now. being a barrack ship, According to Tribuna., J; i by the registrant. It deputy registrar has any'rcaspn to know" thai were. not true to tniisl Vecbni-'thls fact on tbe bSck of Ihe card, the. regulations providing Tor dealing with ..persons who' wilful- ly gave wrong inforinnHon, Extra .Clerks, Soldiers at Niagara'Take Qyer Sijc of New Chemical Factory Xiagara PaHs. X. V., Jutut.-.. Work on tbe plant 'under conatrucUon iiorlh of this citj- for the manufacture' of chemicals uscil ex tettsirelf in llio irar was slopped ab- ruptly late yesterday' At four, o'clock a'company of soldiers from For] Niagara marched on thfi grounds an: the workmen were pick ui .their topis and leave, The contract for the construction1 of the buildings la held by (bo J. G AVtiitc Engineering Corporation. J. J Mcl.elland, the rconcern's live, here, declared thait he had re ceived no inalmcUons; Arbiy otticora refused lo why the stopped. V Extra .Clerks, .Ig'.-rlit order thai the regislratjbni'Of Canada's man intl wo- man power ''ami. -all. llio subsequent statistical'.' work" will be in- volved, "niay.'.bc completed as rapHly aa possible, f-cpmpHatton of the re- sults will be by tho [onv Unrean 'of Five hund- red eisira clerks will.lie cinjiloycd and' in adJiUon.lo offfceg, ono tl the museurti ViJl he'fequfrefl (or.-th6, word. FROM CORTO'KAL TO -HIS RECORD June Major Geora'e V.C, of this city, nominal conima_hd of i16th, Battalion since the, bcginhlnp 'of the pre- sent "year, has 'promoted fo lieutenant with command of the unif, Victcria as a' corporal Wil'h, the 2ntJ G.M.R, Be- 'ton the -began, he was In at Whitehorse, came here (4 enlist with the 2nd C.M.R, He has been _ at the at' Paaschendaele- XEEBRUGGE HARBOR COMPLETELY, HLOCKED ArnsVcrdam, June an- 'tranci tq the harbar of Zcebruflae blocked, according Jfd, Ueuteit- 9 ants George Coward and John of the British'-Royal Air who landed Jrt the province of Heeland Klondrfy "and are to be 1 interned at The Hague. ;ln' an published; In the .Tele.- they say the'Germans are working day and night to Clear the passage, hut. each night Brit- ish aviators the Ger- man's proflrets, The cement ships mnk harbor are still there and the' are afrafd 16 them up' for will also destroy the The lieutenants no sub- marines can, Zee- brugge.. The Ostend Is not so Gcr- mans arc having tfo'vbfe' thcce. High TKAIN S. 'h THE Paris, June The Germans last night after a violent prepara- tory bombardment began an at- tack on the Rhsims front between Vrigni and v La Pomelle, the War Office announced today. The French are resisting the German blow with entire success. On the western front of the at- tack the enemy was not able evcrr- to reach the French line. In the centre, before tbe city, the Ger- mans were' completely repulsed and suffered heavy losses.' East of Rheims tbe French, were eq- ually successful. 'BRITKH RAID London, June British troops- last night .successfully raided the German lines in the region to the south of Hebuternc, north of Albert, the Office announced today. A British post recently taken -'the on the norths ern'side of the Lys salicni, recaptured, some-i prisoners and two rnachme" taken in. the' operation. _ __ June 'i I" full in fighting ac- on the -western- .front, but military experts -pect-another-battle will be'- begun- tr soon by ihe Germans. Petit Journal thinks that Ihe Germans will strike either the to Calais'or in the direction' of Paris, perhaps pn-rboth fronts" simultaneously. The Echo be Paris believes that' the.! 'next German effort' will come, between Mont 'Didier and Chateau' Thierry across the Oise. Aisne lo .the AMERICAN. FRONT "Washington, June 19. Contin- ued artillery fighting in the region of Chateau Thierry, and along the y Marne is not in General PersHing's comrnuntcatton of yesterday which recahed the War Department to- dayr American have j crossed ;the Marnc and taken prisoners, f j _ The front of Ihc new German nt lack is Ihc setjii-circle drawn -by tha enemy about the city of Rheims in, tlie recent offensive on the Alsno, fronL The Hheims region conipris'cil Ihe left fJank of the Oerman atjaclv. Ground was given by Hie French on both' sides of, (Jie Cathedra) the town Itself and .tiic nca.rby; iiro-. (eclhig forts were held against i.iho German onslaught and haVe since re- ,in Krencli possession, l( -Ithcltna, was hemmc'd In On three sides by th6 enemy, and it las been considered only 'a ion (if time vlicti the Gcr.manV would rnako H. concerted movement, to oust v RAIN AT EDMONTON IS.r-A heavyj raJn (oil iu Hhe Kdmonion rflstrict for t> last Bright sunshine now, bit thfe crop ii In (Mo shape. JuiieV Ag- Clemenceau's newtpaper, Libre, iays arfvtcta received from fo' the effect thlt a plah .for training troops bf The iinls ler fact IA the Indlfferetice that' pro- on tliti subject.1 The ,lr6aiury long since, ceased of parllamonl .offers wltb v.-TiIch lo rtam the The German Idea of "gfttting on'with Ilie war'''tloe? not Incluao uni consItteCAlions of economy and there Is ro check'ofi' the of tho wistd ia l mc'nt themselves ;