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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME JUNK I IMS NUMBKH MO GERMAN ATTACK AT RHEIMS FAILS TENSION IN PARIS RELAXES OVER ITALIAN FEAT Austrians Had Important Positions As Objectives Came Nowhere Near Them o New Light Thrown on Plans of Austria by the Prisoners Taken By the Allies VITAL MOMENT IN HISTORY OF THE ITALIAN NATION June The Italians havecaptured since the beginning of the AustriaHungarian offen sive on the Italian front prisoners to the number of and have taken many guns andseveral hun dred machine the Italian War Office announced June grave food coupled with thfe apparent failure of the new offensive against is exciting pessimistic comment in the Vien na TVn official dispatch from Surich today quotes the Ar bciter Zeitung of Vienna as say ing Tha situation will be still more serious in Vienna when the san guinary defeat of the Imperial on the Italian front be comes June Additional light on Austrian offensive lias beenfurnished bysome of five prisoners cap to According to their the Austrian di dpfereUing on the Asiago Plateau as their objective for the first day plain between Hasnano nnd Marcztica tho Monte Grappa divisions were ordered to take the plain between Castel Franco and Ajsolo and the Piave troops were told to invest Tre The second phase of the battle is exceptionally1 A bridge head has been established by the Austrians on lower The Italians are being replenish ed by reserves concentrated be tween Suzegana and and are resisting heroically tho onslaughts of twelve The mass attack between Mon tello and the Piave is being car ntoti out by first line envisions and eight reserve divU The enemy has concentrated at behind tho line on the northern long columns ot German camions with which they expect to curry off the booty they hoped to Premier Orlando went to the battlefront A VITAL MOVEMENT Juno he war situation tho Corriero Delia Slera of says This mouth is trie vital one in Italian history with all Aus tria against Kvery Italian soldier must be fired by the glor ious example of Captain almost dealt such a terrible blow to the Austrian One correspondent at the front describes the fierce fighting which is going on unceasingly around Monte particular ly for the possession of positions loading to and those dominat ing tho gorges of the Urenta June ration ing system must certainly be im posed In Canada within next month and a half to protecf citiz ens In superintendent of registration for stated Mrx Creise stated that Within the last few weeks hundreds of thousands of bushels of wheat i have gone down with vessels sunk on this and the other side of the Crease made this announcement in support of a plsa for complete registration In WAS KILLED Korl Juno an Instructor in avia was killed this afternoon at the Benliroolt The cudet flying ili Iiliu ivus BULLETINS PROTEST GERMAN RULE June a newspaper of publishes an from the Barons of Esthonia and protesting against German rule in those according to advices today to the state GERMANS UNEASY June resig nation of the Bulgarian cabinet is causing uneasiness in NEW PRETEXT June reports that ten thousand Cur mans have been expelled from China and interned in Australia are proved says the Deutsche Tages Zeitung of the Ger man governmerft will collect 000 inhabitants of French oc cupied districts and send them to prison until the Germans are returned to China and compensat ed for their GREAT June The Blue Devils or Alpine were given a great reception morning on the arrival ofthe Boston and Maine train from New York for VERY Port June This estate most complicat city In a letter to the city concerning the estate left by There is no valid no pf ad no one to or act for the estate and two persons claiming to be the lawful widow of the HAVE June pf the Russian prisoners of war now returning home from Germany have according to a report to the state department from The Ffussians are sent out of Germany the message with only the scantiest of GO THROUGH June Bat talion of United States infantry will go east from Camp through accord ing to an announcement made by General comntandant of the local military SAFE June The Handelsblad announces the suc cessful conclusion of an agree ment between Germany and Hoi land for the Issue of safe con ducts for Dutch ships sailing to RUSSIA WILL June French government has confidence that Russia eventually will pay her declaredFinance Minister Klotz in the chamber of deputies Socialist deputies had attempted a conference to discuss the renewal privileges of the Bank of France and raised the question ot the Russian debt to but their efforts were foiled by the minister of MEAT REJECTED New June of thousands of pounds meat Intended for use on American bat furnished by Wilson and Company of have been rejected because not in good con Williams of this testified today at the inquiry by the Trade Into charges that bad meat is being furnisheU the HOSPITAL June hos pital building of the Erie County Poor House Fifty persons were carried to plac es of safety by nurses and attend The lots Is estimated at The flames spread to the tuber culosis and the maternity hospit als detuched buildings connected with the main hospital by covered Both were bringing the loss uj to The fire followed an explosion in the pharmacy In the main hospital More than 300 patients were removed fay the hospital force without LABORS LOYALTY IN RECOGNIZED June retary of Labor Wilson WSJ the principal speaker today before the American Federation of Labor The secretary said labors loyalty to the government in aiding in the prosecution of the war is being recognized by officials in He urg ed the delegates to do everything possible to bring about the de feat of Tonight delegates with other members of the Amerifan Labor mission to Europe and President Gompers of the will speak at a labor meeting in Min With the Germans 50 Miles From French Turn Attention to Italian Front 4 fr DONT REPRESENT ALL AGRICULTURALISTS June Ilin annual mooting of the South Oxford Conservative held at Mount ISlRtn Donald Su made the rte clurntion that the organizers ot thu Inlted Farmers of On who won behind ho recent against the Service did not represent the whole agri cultural Industry of German Attack on Rheims Is a Complete Failure Before French Resistance II Q IWPflVFPQ auto IKUI LIU CANNOT SEPMfE Near Passenj gers Have Been Tampered i With Juno personal were slightly bruised and shaken up j and five or six coaches were derailed at Wednesday when the first section of the Imperial Lim1 ited train struck a broken rail two miles west of Immediately following receipt of news of the wreck the dis patched physicians to tho scene and the injured were cured lor and all the passengers taken to where they are now guests at the Following a rumor that the railway may have been tampered with the is making a full investiga officials reported that the track would bo cleared and schedules reestablished shortly after tho noon Seize and British Consul ates in Persia in Defiance of Spanish Protest June of Ihe American hospital at Per and sejzuro of the American and British consulates there by invading was reported to the Slate De partment by the American min ister at If the report as it reached the minister is officially con firmed outrages may be consider ed an act of war and settle the long pending question of whether the Otto man allies of Germany should for ma ly listed among Americas According to todays dispatch the Turks sacked the hospital over the j protest of the Spanish in charge as representative of American and in defiance of tho Span ish flag flying over the June of the Austrian repultfs on the Italian the comparative qufet on the French and British sil ence on the part of the long range guns for six days and the Inabil ity of the Oothas to cross the terrific defense barrage in their last three attempts to reach only one German having l succeeded inflying over the j has caused the taut nerves Paris to The city has as sumed an appearance more near ly like that before the war than at any time since the opening of hos With the Germans fifty miles from the sole topk of conversation is the victorious stand the Italian ar mies are making und their success ful counter attacks which cause Iceen delight The announcements in Swiss news attributed 10 tho inspiration of the Germangencnil predicting that ParlB subjected to an in Jeuse within A few are meeting iHMi cynical untinged by any touch of The Germans have as much chance to enter Paris as I have to occupy Daubarrys apartment at the Versail les was the remark of a girl given as an indication of the temper of the rank and Butif the Germans should get within bombarding distance of Paris and shell the you the young woman was to work as she A somewhat different view ot even tualities is taken by Louis a who is taking a prominent part in the work of committee of deputies for the defense of He writes to the Matin advocating the taking of certain precautionary meas ures The capital is no more threat ened today than it was three says the deputy in his Nobody questions the solidity of the front nor fears a fresh Sea Pirates Made Short Work of By War Boats German Yoke on Austria is the Yoke of Friendship Says Baron Hunan BADLY NEEDED Uain fell for nearly seven hours yesterday afternoon and last in a boll south of Grassy Lake and Row according to reports received by The Herald this The rain fell where it was very great ly and will bring much relief to tho Fanners In these dis tricts are naturally elated Tho rain ulso fell it is believed at Many but not at The rain also reached as far east us Seven AERIAL DEFENCES PARIS EFFECTIVE June Germans have attempted fourteen air raids upon Paris since January but only twentytwo of the more than three hundredmachines which took part In them have succeeded in flying over the according to a record of the erosmy efforts published in thi this The newspaper com ments upon the effectiveness of the aerial defences of Parij thus Nine of the twentytwo machines which penetrated the It were brought down by the French defenders of the June tic action rfas been taken by the government authorities to end the alien enemy menace in this dis Thirtyreight of the Russ ians arrested Tuesday in this city at violators of the Military Ser vice Act were sent to London ear ly this morning by order from Ot were in charge of an armed The authorities it is to put them in t At a meeting Tuesday night in alien residents of that town decided hot to return to work un til the release of Perehuda and his was They promised to comply with the registration act and arrange have been made to regis ter them this morning at ANOTHER AUSTRIAN WARSHIP DAMAGED June the time the Austrian battleship Wien was des troyed in the harbor of on the night of December by an Italian torpedo boat des two torpedoes were launch ed against the Austrian cruiser according to the Tri buna of says a Havas Agency Although it is not admitted by the Austrian ad it has bMn learned that the Budapest is now being usjd a barrack according to the THE WEATHER High Low 5 with 88s June rucint destruction oftwo Uboats by Ameri can destroyers was related by An drew secretary of the association of Rotary Clubs of Great in a talk to the Baltimore Ro tary Club The second day out of said we were start led while at dinner by n thump against the ships The steward ordered all to remain In their Later we found that a German sub marine had made an attack on one of the ships In the convoy and then sub An American destroyer immediat ely made for the spot where the sub marine went vdown and exploded a depth the The next morning a German sub marine appeared alongside the shot fired at it went but the second hit it squarely and the sea woif went down with all Must Sign Cards Given By Rcg Clerks Are Engaged June Gideon Rob head of the Canada Registra tion when seen today with re gard to the registration of man and woman power throughout the Domin laid strong on the point that answers to questions on all the both male and must be recorded by the deputy registrars given to them by the If a deputy registrar has any reason to know that the answers not true he must record this fact on the b9clt of the the regulations providing for dealing with persons who wilful ly gave wrong Extra June order that the of Canadas man and wo man power and all the subsequent statistical work which will he in may he completed as rapidly as compilation of the re suits will he carried out by the Domin i ion Bureau of Five hund1 rod extrn clerks will bo employed and in addition to the bureau one of the fphprK hv the Victoria museum will berequired the June edition of the received in Amsterdam contains an interview with Baron tho AustroHun guriun foreign in rnply to a recent speecli by the British secretary of Baron Bur Ian charges that Viscount Milner is making efforts to divide the allied central powers but nays Ills efforts willgo The German says Baron for Austria is the yoke of and has complete consid eration for the interests of both par Otherwise the relationship be tween AustriaHungary and Germany would be possible for a We will bear our burdens in common until a victorious end is Let Viscount Mllner sincerely try to seek enlightenment on hiaidea tltat the central powersdesire to wade through wider seas of blood lo world He will lie astonished how tremendously far our ahns are re moved from those our opponents re peatedly seek to misrepresent to the world as SUDDEN STOPPAGE OF 1RKQNWARPIANI Soldiers at Niagara Take Over Site of New Chemical Factory Niagara June Work on tlie plant under conslruction north of this city for the manufacture of chemicals used ex tensively In the war was stopped ab ruptly late At four oclock a company of soldiers from Fort Niagara marched on the grounds and the workmen were ordered to pick up their tools and The contract for the construction of the buildings ia hold by the White Engineering concerns repjesenla live declared that he had re ceived no Army officers refused to say wliy the work was ZEEBRUGGE HARBOR COMPLETELY BLOCKED FROM CORPORAL TO HIS RECORD June George of this wHo has been in nominal command of the 116th Battalion since the beginning of the pre sent has bejn promoted to lieutenant colonel with command of the He left Victoria as a corporal with the 2nd Be fore the war he was in the at and came here to enlist with the 2nd He has been wound ed on at least two the time at TRAIN AMERICAN IN THE June en trance tq the harbor of Zeebrugge is according Lieuten ants George Coward and John Head of the BritishRoyal Air who landed In the province of Zeeland Mondjfy and are to be interned at The In an interview published in the Tele graaf they say the Germans are working day and night to clear the but each night Brit ish aviators demolish the Ger mans The cement ships eunk in the harbor are still there and the Germans are afraid tc blow them up for fear they will also destroy the The lieutenants assert that no sub marines can enter leave Zee The Ottend is not so Ger mans are having trouble RAIN AT EDMONTON June heavy rain fell in the district for twp hours last Bright sunshine is needed but the crop is iu flue June Havag Ag Premier Clemenceaus newspaper LHomme says advices have been received from Washington to the effect that a plan is under way for training troop of South American repub lics in the United s SPENCER Germans Deliver Attack in Force Before But Fail Entirely MAKE NO GAINS FRENCH DEFENCE FIRM BRITISH IN A RAID June Germans last night after a violent prepara tory bombardment began an at tack on the Rhsims front between Vrigni and La the Wai Office announced The French are resisting the German blow with entire On the western front of the at tack the enemy was not able evert to reach the French In the before the the Ger mans were completely repulsed and suffered heavy East of Rheims the French were eq ually BRITWH RAfD June British troops last night successfully raided the German lines in tho region to the south of north of the War Office announced A British post recently taken Ijy the Germans near Vieux on the ern side of the Lys was someprisoners anc two machine being taken In the THE NEXT BLOW June Havas lull in fighting ac tivity persists on the western but military experts ex pectanother battle will be begun soon by the The Petit Journal thinks that the Germans will strike either the road to Calais or in the direction of perhaps on both fronts The Echo De Paris believes thatthe next German effort will come between Mont Didier and Chateau Thierry across the Oise and Aisne to the AMERICAN FRONT June ued artillery fighting in the region of Chateau and along the Marne is not in General Pershings communication of yesterday which recahied the War Department to American patrols have i crossed the Marne and taken The front of the new German ab tack is the semicircle drawn by tha enemy about the city of Rheims in the recent offensive on the Aisne The Rheims region comprised the left flank of the German Ground was given by the French on both sides of the Cathedral but the town itself and the nearby pro tecting forte were held against tho German onslaught and have since re mained French was hemmed iu on three sides by the and it has been considered only question if lime when the Germans would make a concerted movement to oust According to casualty lists Nelson of Medicine has recovered from his wounds and has returned to f LARGEEXPENDITURE Some Old Country Papers View With Alarm the Growing War Bill i June note of warn ing against Increased war expenditure is sounded by the Daily Chroufclerunii the Daily in their comment on the statement made by Andrew Sonar Law In moving a vote in the house of commons Other papers do not question the huge out We are getting our moneys says the Daily It Jidda thai the allies look forward to another three months of insistent The Daily The sinis ter fuct the indifference that pre vails on the The treasury long since ceased to exercise control of parliament otters nothing with which to dam the The idea of getting on with the war does not include any considerations of economy and there is no check on tin torrents of the waste iu the ment themselves ;