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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME 1918 NUMBER 161 AUSTRIANS FACING CERTAIN DEFEAT Austria Seething With Unrest Over Food Populace Demand Peace Cerman Armies on Western Front Have Evidently Been Completely Exhausted BRITISH AND FRENCH TAKE PRISONERS IN SHORT RAIDS June troops entered the German lines between Mont Didier and the Oise FUvel last night and captured twenty says the offfcial state ment issued There was no thing of importance to report the rest of the The statement reads French detachments penetrated the en emy lines between Mont Didier and the Oise in the region of the Chaume We brought back twenty Quiet reigned on the rest of the BRITISH June raid ing parties were active in several sectorsplong the front last night taking prisoners and inflicting losses upon the Germans in nu merous the war office an nounced Armies Exhausted June sanguinary do lent sufferedby the Germans before Uliulnis is pointed to by the morning newspapers as an excellent augury for the allied forces In the operations to The military the Havtm Agenoy are displaying particular satistaction over the out regarding U as further proof of the crown princes which Is showing itself incap able of prolonged Tlie do not minimize the ability displayed by the and they point particularly to the remarkable artillery barrage the notable resistance of the in iantry and the Irresistible at tacks of the brave colonial troops un der General Never did so important an attack Jail so the Petit Journal June riot ing broke out In Vienna yester says an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from The hiob broke Into number of stoned the residence of the and also one of the wings of the Hofburg the message Cavalry Is being rushed to the capital to restore It js it Is that martial law willbe proclaim The rioting was In protest against the reduction of the bread June Vien na city council on ac cording to a dispatch received passed a resolution protest ing against the reduction of the bread The Vienna Labor council pasoed a resolution re newing its demands for the speediest general notwith standing the great obstacles at present in the Way of peace en iiil FOOD SUPPLIES June Austrias grain supplies have completely run out and such food of this na ture as she is getting is coming from what Germany has allotted to her from the Ukrainian sup according to indications in a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph This message quotes an Inter view with Herr Austrian food obtained by the Vi enna correspondent of the Berlin In which the minister confirmed the news of the recent reduction In the bread Grain Supplies June A Cologne dispatch declares authoritatively that there is no question of nonfulfillment of German obligation to supply grain to because Germany has not been in a position to forward such cen sored private messages received In Stockholm Indicate that peace were held in Hamburg and Cologne and that several Workers were kill ed and many persons says a dispatch to the Morning Post from The police and military dUpcrsed crowds of Peaoeffcote Italians Regain Ground III Berlin From Whose Drive Proves a Failure Persius Says Allies Have Proved Syb Warfare a German U boats are unequal to the warfare against Is the virtual admission of Captain the naval critic Owing to unforscen litfl1 of the Berliner a Hot the promise of Austria as terdarn dispatch to the Daily DESTINED BY FOR GREAT Kaiser Says German People are Gods Chosen and Will Gain Victory June replying to congratulations from the president of tho Emperor accorrtijttjj to the Frankfurter Zeitung sent the following Wreferarar Ourtroops have gained fresh successes in the most severe strug Gratitude to God for them cannot be great May it find expres sion In the people at home by a spirit of confidence and which is splendidly present and gain ing an ever firmer Tho German people which has of fered a bold front to the entire world in long years Of is destined by God for great not only for itself but for all In this faith we will endure the last struggle till a Victorious peace and blessed God grant Used Crew of Torpedoed Ship For Dangerous Work Then Cast Them Adrift June Reuters Ot tawa now and flagrant example of German submarine bar barky is reported the A Uboat first torpedoed without warn ing and then sliolled a British steam When the and crew or the damaged vessel took to lie boats wore ordered alongside thu sub marine and forced to go on its tho captain being taken below as a As tlio steamer did not sink Immediately the cuptain ordered eomo of the British to row one of their two bouts back to her with n Gorman prize crew which rifled thesteamer Bystemutiually ami lion sank her will three After having poem employed or nearly tivu hours in this work tho British were given Home provisions anil cast The samo treatment was dealt out to tho others of the numbering Of the 28 men In tho second boat only five survived until she was picked up four days The occupants of the first boat worn picked up in a very ciU condition on the fifth day by un American regards Ukraine grain have not been fulfilled in recent In this the paper Ger many was not to having treat ed Austria in a most generous man IMMENSE EXCITEMENT JUIHJ dispatches to the German newspap ers say that the reduction of the bread ration in AustriaHungary caused excitement throughout dual All Austrian newspapers without dis tinction of party protest against riic demand its removal and ask immediate help from Germany and GERMANY FALLS DOWN June Vienna dispatch published in yesterdays Berlin Zeitung Ammittag gives an official statement of the Vienittfc city council on the food sjtuation inthat The statement adds Germany promised several weeks ago in a treaty to undertake responsibility for the meat supply for bath the civilian populationand the army whether the supplies were drawn fronj the Hpumania or Germanys own Deliveries at first proceeded For the last eight Gerrnajoy has been in arrears of her The statement continues that urgent appeals have been sent to the German officials saying ihe situation is particularly in munitions Captain Pcrsius writes Every layman knows that Uboat losses are unavoidable owing to the continually increasing sharpness and effectiveness of the defense measures of the enemy will fur ther increase as tlie war It is scarcely to ho denied that our enemies are both carrying on the war and living and that it will be possible or them to defend themselves against tonnage needs for u long time at any Fcom tW beginning of the U boat war it was a mistake of them committed agafnst us to under esti mate the resources of our German Paper Says Bulgarians Badly Disappointed Over Bucharest Peace Atlantic June Associated Press carries the fol lowing An American steamer arriving here today from a Central Ameri can port reported that at four oclock yesterday 180 to POO miles south of Sandy she sighted a submarine and was pursued by the The captain said that he put on zigzagged and es caped by outdlitanclng the U Hit ship carried 57 passen This is the first report of the appearance of a German raider so far north since ships were sunk by submarine attack off the Jer sey Coast the latter part of With the American Forces on the June Asso ciated American troops in this sector attacked the German line nortTVwest of Chateau Thierry during the night and made an advanceof five eighths of a driving the Ger mans back of the pocket on the north side of Belieau The Americans occupied the German positions without resist ance from the the Ger mans having withdrawn when the short and sharp and preliminary artillery bombardment indicated that an infantry attack would IMPORTANT FRENCH ALBANIA June Cable Toronto Mail and Discussing the recent French suc cesses in General Math an important Hellenic laid particular stress on the occupation by the allied sol diers of Mount in Northern occupation of this said the Is of par ticular Importance for itwill serve as t starting point for fu ture French operations which could Influence the whole Bal kan Mount tenia is the communicating point of a tpng chain of heights forming a horse the two branches of which Incline toward the consti tuting the separating line between the River Skoumbi and Lake Town of Almost Wiped Out By Big Fire fSperlul to the June the en tire business section of the town is to day a muss of blackened as a result of the disastrous fire which swept through the town liilt Business is almost at a glass In other buildings was broken by the heat of tho Help From Lethbridge hurry cull was sent to Chief Hardy at for fire appar and a special train was nuule and the townspeople tre only boglnn by tho to carry motor ing to recover the shock of tho engine By the time this was a call came that the flames were under about 11 oclock another call cams for and the motor engine set out beYorenTuch could be done had gained i make the trip fcy great The total loss In tho June Volks commenting on Bul garian cabinet declares that a crisis bus existed in Bulgaria ever since the conclusion of the Bucharest but that the censorship prevent ed anyallusion to The Bulgarian it did not forgive Premier Radoslavoff tffat he failed to return from Bucharest with entire to gether with the food led to the detraction of a large section of Radoslavoffs With the last of the leading statesmen active at the out break of the go out of Commenting on the selection of Malinoff as head the new Bulgar ian the German papers point out that he was originally a strong supporter of but re garded it us hardly probable that he cherishes such inclinations after tlie events of tho last year or The Kreuse Zoitungsays we will not conceal the fact that it is regrettable for Ger many that there should be a change in the Bulgarian This paper finds comfort in the loy alty of King Ferdinand who is accus tomed to holding the threads of the forajgn policy in his own Austrians Cannot Avoid De feat at the Hands of the Italians Now ITALIAN AIRMAN FORCES SURRENDER OF AUSTRIAN SQUAD June splendid resistance of the Italians and their FrancoBritish allies leads the French press to conclude that the Auslrians cannot avoid es pecially as well directed counter attacks have resulted in the cap ture ot thousands of prisoners and much war A Havas dispatch from Rome says Italy has achieved a great double referring to the recent naval exploit in the Adria tic and the present checking of tlie A DARING Italian Army June thou sands of Italian and Austrian sol diers looked on today an ItalTitn airplane brought about the sur render of a crew of an Austrian machine gun float after Italian in fantry and artillery had failed to subjugate The Austrians brought tho float upon the swollen Piave River to a point on the south bank occu pied by the From this point the Austrians poured a harrassing firo into the Italians who tried in vain to destroy tho It was impossible to artillery to any great extent be cause ot the proximity the1 Italian Finally airship swooped down on tiny river and forced the occupants of the float to swim to the right bank and surrender to the Italian BRIDGES DESTROYED Italian Army June By Associated Press river overflowing its has destroyed several pontoon bridges constructed by the Austrians at Intestadura and also at San Dona Di This has increased the difficulty of the Austrians in their rear communi cations affecting the transporta tion of food and fresh U is stated that the Austrians fighting south of the Piave River continue to implore help and also that two of their div isions have been greatly reduced by FURTHER June counter attacking all along the Piave the Italians have gained further ground on in the northern sector of the river and also have made head way southeast of this saye the Standard For Our Sailors Three splendid sums have been handed to The Herald for the sailors fund of the Sir Alexander Qalt chapter of the within the past few The Girls Auxiliary contributed the proceeds from Coombs recital were af ter expenses were and Daniels today made the handsome contribution of This brings the total collected to date to This money is all forwarded to the proper quarters to be devoted to the sailors of the navy and merchant marine and their depen widows and If you have a donation to send it to The 01EARYIS ON TRIAL IN Jerry Has Not Yet Obtained a Lawyer To Defend SAYS TURKS SHOULD GET FLEET June official journal of Constantinople just re ceived here sets up the claim that the entire naval and mercantile fleet of Russia in the Black Sea should be turned over to These papers give a long list of Turkish naval units lost during the war and contend that as Aus Germany and Bulgaria have obtained immense booty and rich territories from Russia and Rou the Russian Black Sea fleet should legitimately go to New in the trial of John charged with j aiding his Jeremiah O Sinn Fein leader and editor of to escape from the jurisdiction of the Federal court just before he was to be tried for publishing alleged seditious was centred today on the expectation Ifrat both would take the witness Counsel for the defense announced that witnesses would be called before the close of to days session who would prove be yond all doubt that John OLeary did not when his brother left New thai it was with the Intention of escaping from Jeremiah OLeary has been unable to obtain counsel to defend him on the more recent and serious charges and it was indicated today that Judge Hand of the Federal before whom OLeary entered his plea of not will assign a lawyer to look after his Hibernians Want to Clean DANISH disaster which almost wiped the Vil lage oft the The blaze started In Vealas garage last night about seven and fire is estimated to be about with about 50 per uent It arrived too late to save any of the above buildings but did much to pre vent the spread of the blaze in the is hardly possible to estimate the j tiff breeze that was exact individual loss as but many j The the fire with all will be heavy The following i the resources at their and places were destroyed Becker and Vales lumber yards Vealos garage Drown uiul Mundys implement and blacksmith M HITS blacksmith eshop police bur racks Chinese restaurant Johnstons carpenter shop kefflngwejls lirus nnil owned tyy Luffing did valiant but were greatly The individual loss will be heavy but it is believed most of the burned places will be rebuilt Vealo ot the garage has no idea as to how tho fire us the lout M and the residents and u sliucft t The he was sitting in the office at registering two He including several private Out Seditious Insult to True Irishmen New Juno demand that Uie government stump out the propa ganda of treason and sedition which is being openly conducted under the gulBO of Irish was made In adopted bero last night by the Ancient Order of division The resolutions it1 was would soon have the support ot per of our were telegraphed to President Tlie Hibernians declared the acts at certain gen tlemen of our race in this particularly in Mew whose sincerity and motives we have good reason to lumi brought about a condition by which the loyalty of the Irish race is on trial before a tribun al American public These the resolution con demned us unAmerican and a gross insult to Irishmen who in the present and former wars have offered their FOOD RATIONING June a protest the government food rations workmen and marched to the Danish parliament Wednesday carrying standards bearing inscriptions demanding more bread and but Most of those In the pro cession were A deputa tion called on the home He told them he had already ed that it was impossible to grant a greater allowance of June very out spoken and emphatic statement re garding tlie proposed economic alli ance between AustriaHungary and Germany was made recently by Herr a member of the Hungarian house of magnates jn a meeting at Bu dapest of the National League of Hun garian manufacturers over which he according to advices Herr Chorin is quoted as having said The test statement of Count Ttsza former Hungarian premier in the lower which referred chiofly to agricultural production applied in a still greater degree to Industry in After the war Hungarian industry will enter a critical if Germany wore to receive further tariff cither through uni formity of tariffs or preferential Hungarian would find itself between the two millstones of Austrian and German Industrial Tho plan proposed by tlie German Von in the Nette Freio would incorporate Hungary into a large but unfit unit and can never be realized because x the Hungarian government would pievent WEATHER 4 r WOOL COMING INTO High Low 86 44 Weather has fine and warm over the whole of trie j is fair and i June six hundred and aev cu hundred thousand pounds iif wool are being assembled at Guelph by Ontario slieep Tnes Ontarlu Sheep Breeders association meefs ai Guelph today in connection with the assembling of the are coopevatinK lives for the BANK This week Last year to sell me wool lor their Experts of Domln ion government are sorting and grading it for it is worth pointing out thut the wool clip from ouo slieep for one year now brings about as much as the sheep would sell for a few years Certainty of Failure Has Spurred Italians Id i Resistance DESPERATE FIGHTING PROCEEDING ALONG THE PIAVE RIVEK June reach ed London this afternoon that the Italians have regained the town on the Lagoott to the west of the Piave River near its which captured by the It is also reported that the Ital ians have regained all the tory between Zenson and the Fosseta The AustroHun it Is have been confined to the ground between the Fosseta Canal and the Silo on the west bank of the Piave Italfau Army that tho Austrian offensive has is spurring the Italian troops to a desperate resistance along the Heavy fighting continued today around the Mon tello Plateau on the north and near SanDoui di Piave on tho On which is hilly and the opposing forces fre quently stumbled upon each otlier Such meetings al ways result in fierce The spirit of the Italian troops is at a high pitch despite i loss of sleep and constant move irients made necessary by the con ditions of the terrain at several CONCENTRATE ALL THEIR Italian June Warran to the Toronto Mail and to Italian reports the Austrians have concentratedall their con sisting of seventyone divisions about one million men on this front and all their artillery which is reckoned at seventyfive thou sand At the only Germans identified on the battle line are reauisition en trusted with the congenial task ofsecuring Germany her share oC the The Austrian plan of as revealed in documents found on captured was to carry the whole of the and to establish positions at the end ot the first day of the offensive on tlie MontebellutiaTreviso This plan is very far from ful AUSTRIAN LOSSES VERY June Toronto Mail and to the Milan correspondent of the Dally the Austrian losses have been very Ravines on the Asiago Plateau and Mont Grappa are filled with heaps of On the Piate the carnage is the current carry ingthousands of together with broken up bargas and pon down AUSTRIAN GENERAL FOUGHT SINGLEHANDED Italian Army June isertcd by his staff on the ijontel lo Major General Von Kronslant of the Austrian army fought single against the Italian Arditi until he was ly The general died later in a It seanis that the general and his staff became lost In the woods of Montello and ran into unit of When tlie mem bers of the staff saw Italian sold iers they ran The general culled upon to surrender but refused to do so und opened fire on the In the exchange ot shots the general received his death COMPLETE CONTROL OF AIR WITH ITALIANS Italian Jimo Associated Ital ians have won complete contra of the air along the Piave liiMfc where the most determined fighfr iug of the present Austrian offen sive is in This after noon not a single Austrian mach ine was aloft on this In general the situation of the Austrluna along the Piave appears far from satisfactory for Prisoners taken by the Italians all leclarethe Austrian army hau little Some of the prisoners have not eaten for ;