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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Hetald VOLUME JUNK 191H NUMBER 164 ARE IN RETREAT ACROSS PIAVE IN UTMOST DISORDER Austrian People Demand Peace at any Price Now German People on Strike COULD NOT FLY Austrian Organizations De mand That Peace Negotiations Be Commenced at NO HELP GERMANY IN WAY i OF FOOD SUPPLIES June In i the various factories in Vienna on Saturday formulated a demand that the Austrian government show itself ready for a general peace Und Invite the governments of tne enemy countries to enter peace says a dis patch from The Hague to the RepresenUHves of the work ere submitted the plea ta Baron the AustroHungarian for i n Are June Austrian troubles are ac cording to a dispatch from iiuottug the Nouste iVachrichten 6f that The Vienna accord ing to these states that the strike has become No Help FronvGermany Pitts June dispatch from Uasel to the Havas Agency says that General first quartferiiifts fer jfenerat the German In reply to an appeal from the mayor of Vienna tor assistance in the food cris said My best thanks for the expression ot your faithful I would from my heart help the population of Vienna in its serious difficulties but it is unfortunately impossible from German than ever be All the importations of cereals from the Rumania and Bes sarabia have been allotted without exception to In a similar tone the mayor of Bud apest after expressing his sympathy for Viennas declares it is impossible for him to aid the inhabi tants of the Austrian Is Having Its Internal Disorders Which Grow Each Day TWENTY THOUSAND ARE ON STRIKE AT ONE POINT June will contest Northeast Toronto against minister of on the ground that there is a grave necessity for more direct labor repre sentation in the provincial William Varley was named as the candidate at a meeting Saturday even ing in the Labor Varley is a returned Lindsay who was waited upon by a deputation of parliament Liberals on Friday and urged to ac cept the nomination for Northeast Toronto in opposition to decided to retire from the con test for personal Gal patent medicine manufacturer of Infinitely announced last night that he would be an hide pendent candidate in East York ag ainst minister of RETURN TO RUSSIA THROUGH GERMANY June sol diers living in Switzerland most of them deserters and fugitives from German and Austrian camps will be transported home to Rus sia by way of They number about one Con sent for the transmission of two trainloads of Russians overGer man territory has been obtained from the German BULGARIA WANTS MORE TERRITORY June presumably regard ing the have been be gun between Bulgaria and and Germany only learned of them through its espionage Dally Mall correspondent at The Hague says he is Aus tria probably will participate in the separate negotiations in the of a few June strikas broke out Thursday at Cologne and Muelheim on the te a owing to reduction twenty thousand persona quitting work in munition ac cording to a dispatch to the Daily Mail from The A Dutch to The Hague reports the military and police interfered taut failed to pre vent a street procession of more than nine thousand strikers at The who in cluded marched in a dense mass to open place where a mess meeting was All the who included foremen and made this declaration Unless we get more to shall TheDutchwanvsaid pox fe increasing greatly among Krupp workers at Meatless June weeks for Germans Is a possibility of the near August un der secretary for food a a meeting of the relchstag food com mittee says an gxchange Telegraph dispatch from announced that it would be impos sible to increase the meat He said that most likely It will be neces sary to lower it or to introduce meat less weeks for the whole of Germany or at any certain the po DEPIH CHARGES BritishFeats Prove How Ger mans Are laying About AntiSfb Devices June The fn auguratlon of the first aerial mail service In which was to have been between Mon treal and ended In failure yesterday owing to the bad Captain Bryan Peck found that the pouring rain and low visibility render ed the attempt impossible and gave up the A further will be made tomor row Huns Rush Troops From West Front June in Rome that the war may be brought to a victorious close this year If the allies give the Italians a full measure of support in the offensive Which has been launched against the is reflected in official patches received today from die Ital ian The messages say the Austrian re treat across the in which the Italians already have taken pri has become a veritable but that information from secret ser vices show that many divisions oj Ger troops have been detached from the front in France and are being to the aid of the Austrian TURKEY WANTS E This is One of Conditions On Which She Will Make Peace By Reuters Ot tawa Interesting narratives from reliable re fute the German assertion regarding the alleged ineffectlvenesB of depth charges and other British methods of destroying One bright mooufrght night Bri tish patrol boat noticed a tuibmarine half a mile distant apparently re charging her The captain immediately ordered tull speed in the direction ot the submarine with the object of ramming her before she was able to The JJboat succeeded in but the pa trol bout came up and dropped eix depth charges and then firett a shell at the centre of the visible disturb Large quantities of came to tho surface and cries of Help were Only one was Besides the case of the marlne cruiser torpedoed by Bri tish submarine near Oape May other Inetaifoei have A British submarine espied and charged and successfully rahjmed an enemy JThe British boat cut the enemys itnd remained Both cfSft endeavored to extricate The enemy through using his bal last came almost to bringing British submarine Then the Uboat drew away In great apparently endeavoring to keep but it subsequently Two cases of successful torpedoing of German submarines tfe one in which the opjioalng craft were engaged in deadly attempts for halt an hour to obtain a favorable Superior British navigation Turkish newspaper a copy of which has been received ill an article in which emphasis is laid the statement that Turkeys interven tion in the war probably has ed the central powers from being formulated conditions as rep resenting public opinion as to what Turkeys peace terms should The the newspaper em brace the restitution of Irak and the restablishment of Tur kish supremacy in Egypt inde pendence of to be secured by the expulsion of the British the Black Sea to become with Ish prince In the Crimea a German prince in Georgia and an urch duke in Armenia Bulgaria to hold northern but stanza DedeaGatch to become frue ports Austria not to evaounte northern Italy until Turkey has recov Italians Turn Upon the Austrian Armies and Inflict Most Disastrous Defeat They Retreat Across Piave Italian Troops on Western Front Crush German Attempt To Take ttfe French Lines MINOR RAIDS BY THE BRITISH ARE VERY SUCCESSFUL June Germans launched a attack against positions held by the Italians at Bllgny at 11 Oclock last After hard fighting the Germans were completely repulsed with serious losses leaving prisoners in the of accord ing 16 a statement issued by the The French have repulsed attack in the region of west of the Oise the MANY HUN3 KILLED June British made a successful minor attack on German south of Met eren in Lys salient last Germans Milled and prisoners some machine by the British according to avtatemeht issued by the War Off lea Biggest Blow Is Coming June Premier Lloyd George announced today that the next couple of months would be anxious There might be a great blow coming in the next few he and certainly in the next few days and on this blow the issue of the campaign might en tente he never felt batter prepared to meet Lloyd George said the Austro Hungarlans were In full The question now he whether they would be able to affect a GERMAN WAR CUfDIT Hmt relchstag this weak will be asked to pass a new vete tf credit of fifteen billion according to the Berliner This will War debt to PLEAD FOR INTERVENTION June earnest plea for intervention In either or has been cent to President Wilson by a large group of Russians hurs plea is set forth In a iong cablegram delivered to the Amer ican embncsy for transmission to It is signed by Con stantlne charge daf fairs at London ambassador to Spain and many other prominent It is understood a similar appeal will he by the Russian bassador at IMPRESSIVE SERVICES June funeral services of the late Chun Man grand master of the Chinese Free Masons in Canada were held yester day and were of a very impressive The which hud been will be held until the Masonic officials arrange to have it returned to Chan Man Sig was a retired busi ness man of many years residence In He was 4 LOSE MUCH June Aus trian offensive appears to have ended in a according to the view taken by Iho Paris Believing that undor such conditions us the news in the enemy will be com polled to give up important nlaterlal and prison trievictorious the newspapers predict the unquestionable defeat will react seriously upon the pop illation of the dual so sorely tried by SIBERIA GOT Aldersyde Line Gets Most Some at Nemis cam and Bow Island BRAZILIAN NAVY THE ALLIES Is Doing Patrol Duty With The Great Ships Interned June Reuters Ot tawa Francisco De chief of the Brazilian naval mission to in an interview said that the navy of Brazil was al ready doing patrol work with the AngloAmerican fleets guarding the transport of foodstuffs from When war broke he said that 5l German ships were interned in Braz of which aggregating had been ceded to He predicted victory for the allies by POLISH COURT 18 Southern Alberta got a general rain not particularly ffut steady for several In the coun try east of the city where the need of rath was most a good downfall is The line received the most the several hours of steady downpour being experienced as far north as East of the city rain fell steadily but not Grassy Lake got two Bow Island five and Dunmore six The Foremost line was Manyberries received the lightest end of Foremost and Nemiscam get ting three From Coutts up to Milk River the rain was also From there to Lethbridge the rain was West on the Crow line rain was very heavy at and west of these again not so although it was steady for some in the citya fifth of an inch The fact that tho though nojt was steady for several means that it will be of considerable benefit the parched The wind is blowing today but the prospects are more Hun Hordes Retreat Across Piave River Before New Italian by Italian Bayonet Austrian Armies Scatter in and Ave Suffering a Complete Prisoners Taken by Italians and Much War Material GERMANY INSISTED ON OFFENSIVE WHICH HAS PROVED SO DISASTROUS FOR THE AUSTRIAN FORCES INVADING ITALY Italian Army Sunday June Associated great retreat by the Austrians along the Piave front began under cover of darkness on Saturday The retreating troops left their canteen behind Italian detachments are pursuing the enemy east of the Austrian troops left to cover the retreat used their machine guns to set up a barrage When it wasobserved that the Austrians had begun retirement the Italians began to attack virtually along the Piave line from MpnJtello on the well toward mouth of the The quickly1 pressed and became more accompanied by violent artillery The number of guns left behind by the Austrians as they retreated has not been but it is said to be very CAPTURE PRISONERS June of prisoners and enormous stores of war material by the Italians in theic counter offensive which has driven the Austrians across the Piave is announced in an official cablegram received today Jby the Italian embassy from v INVESTIGATED 62 Bodies Have Been Recovered and 23 More Still Missing June aroUbibliop of opened tlie Polish State Court in the Royal Pal ace on says a din pat oh from the Polish capital The speech from the throne was read by Prince the regent for Po Prince outlined the government which presentation of a fpr military legislation of political Independence In clojse understanding with the central 4 June in vestigations liayo ordered by of ficial bodies into the cause of the wreck last Saturday on the Michigan near in which 85 employes of the HagenbeckWallace Circus were killed and approximately 150 Sixtyttwo bodies have been recover ed from the wreck according to general manager ot the twentythree of the employees are still missing and are supposed to have been destroyed by the fire which consumed the BIG STEAMER BURNS An Atlantic June A big passenger steamer being used by the government as a supply destroyed by follow ing an explosion efcrly Saturday it became known here only The name of the ves sel was PROBABLE SUCCESSOR June discussing the crisis in the Hungarian govern Budapest says the Lokal Anzelger of Berlin mentions Count presumably as successor to Premier IS A ROUT Italian June Austrian retreat which began in an orderly man ner noon became wildly disorgan ized and Many thous ands of AustroHungarlans sur rendered at the first South of the Zenson Bend the Austrians are fighting rear guard actions to cover the retreat of their main body over two bridges they have San Dona and 3 12 miles from the MORE CAPTURES June recap turing the Montello from the Aus according to news receiv ed in the Italians began making bridgeheads at Falza and The Italians met little retreating Austrians crosa ail the Piave by the only bridge remaining to them north of Zen Juno troops have crossed the old channel of thex Piave west of the main stream and captureM several of their old positions accord ing to a semiofficial announce ment From Caposile other detachments are advancing toward the main stream of the The Italians have thrown num erous bombing detachments across the main where the artil lery and aircraft are hammering the GREAT June news that the Aiiotjians have retreated across the pursued by the caused the greatest enthu siasm ExMi editions of newspapers were bought up as fast as they were t Flags were displayed and bands played the Royal while crowds cheer ed the the army and General Dispatches announce similar manifestations In provincial June laconic bulletin from General Dia an nouncing that the defeated Austr ian are retreating in disorder with the Italians hi pursuit is the most heartening news receiv ed in allied countries many AHhotigli nothing is yet luiown as to the exact extent of the Aus trian or how far the Ital ians may be in a position to takot full the statement oE the Italian conimandertnchief is hailed with enthusiasm by the morning It is taken for granted general ly that the defeat must have an enormous effect on the internal situation in AustriaHungary some conspicuous Austro Gernian triumph is needed sorely to counterbalance the damaging influence of food scarcity and other qauses of popular dissatis The suggestion is made that these causes may have had much to do with the failure of the Austrian offensive started with military resources much greater than those control led by Whether the decision of the Austrian cabinet to resign is con nected with what appears to be a considerable disaster to the countrys armies alone the is not yet WILL REFUSE June a Vienna dispatch to the Lokal Anzeiger of Berlin undoubtedly will to accept tlie resignation of the Von Seyd ler which will remain as except probably for the Polish Herr Von who will It IB whe ther Commerce Minister Von Wei ser and Minister of Agriculture Tronca will be able to reconcile their differences and work in har the dis patch has been elected chairman of the Polish REDEEM DISASTER June opin ion here had been prepared for the progress of the operations since the first days of the fighting to hope that Italy was destined to redeem the disaster suffered last October and as efech day of the battle passed hope began to grow into l Austrian pjean tlme did nothing to thjs confidence and when the Austrian communique of Sunday was re OH ;