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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta IMOXFMY. .irXK 2-1. THE LETIIBHIDGI': DAiLY lf Piavo River. �aid as hn ran into tlio. i bo groat captnreH of Austrian Italian army lioadiinartcrs tonlKhl: "Vh'tory iH our�-wo bavo put tlin cnomy aiuo.sH I he I'iavn all the way." 'J'lio prcaent victory of tlio Italian army Ih considorud by military officials to be groator than that of the Aua-triuns on tlio Ulanalzza IMateau last full. Tlio Austrian retreat was made more ditflcull by a violent thunder-Htorm. Tile Austrians crossed the Piave on rafts and boats which tboy bad brought up or had prepared during tliu ilarknoHs on Saturday night. They loft well built trcnehos. great quantities of araniunition and blankets and every variety of army oquipmentH In tlieir rotrottt. Austrian Reserves London, June 21.-Ai.f.'ording to earlier dispatches received in London Ihia morning the Austrians liad Inti two thousand men to defend the Moii-tnllo spur and those fell Into the liniids of the victora. It was not expected that there would guna. because of the flooded river the en emy hud not been able to transport any of bis big pieces across tho st(-t>am In bi.s' first advunco. The earlier advices also Indicalfd that a rapid advance by the Italiann niuiit not be expected as tho Austrians bad about twenty divisions in reserve wliicli was a formidable force to reckon with, and it was thought probable, that there wouM he strenuous Austrian resistance at the brldgo-lieads on the loft bunk of the Piave which wore well fortified. DEMAND NATIONWIDE PUOHirJlTION Buffalo, Jnnn 24,-A pledge lo work tor nation-wide and world-wide prohibition wa.s iidoiilcd today by the In-tcrnaiional Sunday School Aasocld-lion, ciaiming to reprosont 22,000,()00 persons In North America. Tho convention sent to Premier Borden of Canada a iiin.ssuge commending the Canadian government on its liciuor legislation and to President Wilson and congress this message: 'We gladly conserve food and fuel In our homes. Wo demand that grain and fuel bo denied the brcworlea," LICE NAIL ONE MIEURBORGLAR ! Constable Surprises Man in Act of Breaking Into McKiilop Store DEMANDS M ALL HANDS 10 SHOW RE 1 No Railway Tickels Sold To Those Who ('annol Produce Cerliticalcs LABOR PARIY IN  BRITAIN SPLIIS Opponents of Govt. Labor Members Want the Political Truce Terminated London, June 24.-The manifesto Issued by eight labor members of tlic British government, according to Bonio of the morning newspapers, is connected with the threats of ^a serious split In the labor party, due, some papers say, to efforts of a pacifist group to embarrass the government In tlio prosecution of the war. Tho causes of disaffection are so deep and the prejudices and passione Bi) great that it is difficult to see says the Telegraph, how an agreo-mont can be reached. The Telegraph declares that speeches and actions of the labor ministers have been twisted and niisrepereeented to suit sectional purposes and the minds of the constituents liave been personed by insidious propoganda. It charges that a campaign Is being waged ruthlessly to force labor out of the coalition government and break up the present administration. Are Siciii board is iireparnd to issue a statinuent with regard to the IJomiiiionwiile registration wbieli took phii'e (111 Saturday, u-hicii wa.-, made from lOmiieys book. :init the .fcrgeanl u-111 be seen as the liliir of ilio iiroductlon. at the .\IaJe.illi; on Friday ami -Saturday. Tliix is jirohalily the most inipori-I ant news which has come to local molt imi pictiui^ "fans'" in nn age, liecnuae Mliey have ;ill heard of Knipey and ! waiii to see hliii. RAIN IN SASKATCHEWAN. .VlooKO Jaw, June 24......Unlii was general througlioiit this district during tlie last twelve, lioiirs. More than a (bird of an inch of rain fell In this city. Swift, Currpnl had eight hours' steady fall. Outlook and Indian Head reiinrt rnin. i 'Tile Oliier .Man's Wire," a( ,Maje,>;-I tic Tuesday and Wednesday, The box ; office of the ,Maje.st!r Hioatre will be I open sharp al ten o'clock tomorrow morning for the sale of tickete for work to make an entrance to the store, Jones, who says lie is a bridge tion throughout his ilisirict ran very smoothly lui Saturilay. 'I'hore were painter.-A-as arrested and taken to the j some places where an iiisufficiei.t cells, and it is understood he has con-' �  fossed tho names of those who attempted burglary at tho Crystal Dairy and the Goodman Clothing store recently, and who are understood to be working with him. Jones was up before Magistrate Ir- nuniher of cards were available but this ill being reniedji d tuilay, Tiie total number registered In Letlihrldgo is Information not. yei available, hut ("apt. Porter expi'cl.s lo know in a few days. Those who failed le regi.qter on Sat- win this morning and' was remanded ' oi.portiinily to till Thursday. That the man is an amateur in such work is proven by tho fact tiiat his attempted burglary of the .McKiilop store took him within Hi) yards of the police station to do the dirty work. M. 0. Aldrich appeared on a drunk charge and was fined $10 and costs and .). J. Lyons was fined SS and costs for turning his motor car in the middle j of a block instead of going U) the i street intersection to make the turn, i go to the postmaster and fullil that duty. They have thirty days in which to do it. After that everyone is liable to a heavy fine wlui cannot produce the registration ccriliieate. (ED HUNS KILLED SHEEP STEIER S TiEE YEARS prTP T UL ALIIEO TRANSPORT SUNK, NONE LOST Washington, June 34.-Slnklno of an allied transport under American charter on June 18, about seven hundred miles east of the Deleware Capes was reported today to the navy department. The transport had no troops aboard and was westward bound. Reports Indicate that the submarine was not seen until after the torpedo struck the ship. The crew took to the boats after the vessel settled and It was futile to use the guns. RUSS. OFFER TO FRENCH. Paris. Juno 2-1.-M. Sikorsky, a Russian aviator and constructor of giant airplanes, has succeeded in leaving Russia and has arrived in Paris, accompanied Ijy avlattJTs attached to the French military mission to Russia. The UusBian has offered his airplanes and invontions to the French nation. i THE WEATHER High ....................... Low.........'. ........ Forecast-Cool and showery. 75 60 DRUMHELLER, ALBERTA, REQUIRES 500 Men for Mines MINERS, MACHINE RUNNERS, PUSHERS AND OUTSIDE MEN. BEST OF CONDITIONS AND HIGHEST AVKRAQI WAGE. APPLY D.A.McAULEY Secretary Red Deer Valley Coal Operators' Association, DRUMHELLBRi ALBERTA London, June 24,- lily Ueuters Ottawa Agency,)-A dispatch from British headquarters regarding the operation south of Moteren thirt moruing which resulted in tho killing of nt least one hundred ijernians, took place ia an angle which l,he enemy thrust into our lino west of Ballleul. having .Metereji and Strazeele at either end of tho base and Flel,re, near the apex. The Germans have been considerably mentioned in this part of the line lately and any thrust they might contemplate in Flanders likely would bs an attempt to advance by this sectof. On the high ground west of Keni-mel, the enemy has hitherto been unable to gain an inch of ground. In the direction of. Strazeelo wo not only dealt him heavy losses, but obtained abjectives that greatly improved our line. Ray "Ooldie" Dawsnn. who three weeks ago pleaded I'.iiiliy to a charge I of stealing 22t) .'ilieep more or less, � the property of fl. o. Kerr, (Nist ot the 1 city, on or about .Marcli 2Stli, was this I morning seuteiiceil l)y Ills Honor i Judge Jackson in district court to flirce years in tlie iieuitentiary al lOd-uionloii. The other three yDiing men ; who have been