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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JUNE J HUN POLICE PANAMA 2 AUES MAKE BIG ON WEST FRONT French and British Start Gains on Two or Three Mile Fronts ADVANCE OF MORE THAN MILE DEEP TAKE PRISONERS June British troops in attacks against the Germans have advanced their line over a three and a half mile front to an average depth ofnear ly a east of Nieppe lying between Bailleuil and Beth West of Austral ians also captured enemy posi In both sectors prisoners and machine guns were s BERLIN Germnns arc busily engaged in attempts to repulse vigorous attacks by al lied armies north of Lys and south of FRENCH Southwest of Soissonsr the French in an at tack over a four and a half mile front from south of Amblemy to east of today cap tured German positions and at aomp advanced their lines to a depth of a mile and a to the number of 1060 have been counted June cessful attackfnf east of Nieppe Widd the Brit ish took more than 400 Ice announced The derm an field in addit Ion to the machine guns and trench mortars Jaken also were captured in this HUNS REPULSED June at tacks on the front southwest of Soissons for the purpose of eject ing the French positions taken by them on Thursday were repulsed last night and the French line was held ac cording to the statement issued by the War Office North west of Mont American troops took forty In addition to their attack on the front in the Soissons the Germans sent assault detachments against the lines held by the Ital ians on th Bligny south west of The Italians drove the German French Official June text of Ihe statement roads Two German attacks for the pur pose of retaking French positions Houth of the Aisne which were occu pied by the French on Thursday night wera Ac attack by a num ber of German battalions between PooseenBas and Gutry Revlne were repulsed along Ihe new front and the French lines were held Southwest of Rheims the Italians engaged in a sharp combat with the Germans on Bligny German detachments which had succeeded for the moment In obtaining a foothold in the Italian first lines were driven Along ho French lines a number of surprise attacks wore carried out during the Northwest of Mont units captured forty of whom one was an In the of in the Lorraine the Frenchalso took prisoners und Tlio night was calm on the rest of the High 59 44 inch Light rains fell in some parts of district last Lethbridge receiv ed of an inch during a shower about five oclock this This makes during the which has served to treshen up the crops con Cowley also reports Bhnwer during the The rains this week have done won ders for the crop in those districts where half an Inch or more In tlio other districts conditions have improved The rangu is considerably improved COURTESY TO June announce ment was made in the chamber of deputies yesterday that Fourth of July be regarded as a legal French BLUE DEVILS IN TORONTO June tri color of France which is not a usual sight in is display ed lavishly today In Toronto in honor of the arrival at 8 oclock this morning of Frances famous Blue CANT TAKE IT AWAY June at coholic beverages will be allowed to be sold in New York city after eight oclock at night unless they are drank on the premises where according to an order just is sued by Governor 18 June Agen was unharmed by last nights German air None of the bombs dropped by the several machines which attempted the penetration of the defenses be tween and fell on the M COUTH Militia Ordered Into Panama to Control Affairs For a Time GOVERNOR MAKES A ORDER MUST BE RESTORED GUESTS OF DOMINION June hun dred soldiers belonging to the Un ited States army were the guests of the Dominion government in this city Thd men were their arrival here from Toronto by a detachment of re turned Canadian troops under Colonel HUNAUSTRIAN ALLIANCE June The negotiations for the extension of the GermanAustrian alliance will be continued on July 8 in Salz according to the Salsburger Plansare taking shape for the drawing up of mil itary agreement arid for the dis cussion of commercial 20 HUNS June Ger man airplanes were destroyed by British aviators in air fighting over the Western front according to the British official communication dealing with avia tion Issued In nine enamy aircraft forced down out of The British themselves lost fourteen British Paper Advises Caution in Allied Intervention in Russia June Westminster in a long editorial comment ing on the appoaLof Alexander Keren former for al lied assistance urges the allies to move very cautiously 111 any thing approaching We cannot be surprised if the al lied and particularly President desire the ground 10 be carefully explored the newspaper A serious mis take in this matter have the gravest consequences because the Ger mans may be trusted to exploit to the utmost any opening that is given HOLD Demand That Take Steps To Secure Freedom For Ireland June orders from American troops began policing and Colon at 2 oclock yesterday The action was taken urider the treaty of author izing the United States to assume this duty whenever it was neces sary to maintain The Pan ama government has protested to Washington against the Because the former administration had refused to correct conditions In the two cities soldiers in the canal zone were forbidden to enter them and the civilian employers boycotted Colon and Panama City until the man date of the military authorities was carried out by the Panama govern The new administration under President began to clean up the in connection with this announced that the for June 30 and July would be post poned for because Of the fear that serious disorders might oc cur if held on the dates eet by the Not Fair V The opposition party protested to Washington against the postponement of the claiming that such a move would purpose except la favor the candidates the The Ameri can etate the pre sident to hold the but he re plied that a fair election could not be held now and suggested that American commissioners supervise the making up of the poll books and assume charge of an election to be held later in July or early in the presi dent could be held in anopen and fair The opposition party again protested to Washington and yesterday morning the American state department noti fied President Drriola because of American troops would police the cities until No time limit being there is no one in Panama who knows how long the occupation will Protest to President TTrriolahas prepared a manifesto to the country and yester day afternoon sent the following ca blegram to President Wilson Today at 11 oclock I was Informed by the charge dalfairs of the United States in this capital that at U oclock in the afternoon the cities of Panama and Colon would be occupied by the military forces of the canal zone on the pretext of maintaining public or I protest against thie interfer ence which violates the sovereignty of the republic bf inasmuch as the government of Panama has suf ficient meana to maintain public or der in these and 1 decline to share with your excellencys govern ment the responsibility which so grave an action A Tag Day Monday will be tag day on be half of the Associa The proceeds will be divid ed half for the NextofKin and half for the Sailori Where to go Dominion Day game for Red Bachelors Benedicts at Ball 1 sports and Mine Rescue Henderson raru Hand in Veterans During the day the Oolf Club will play off the Wright Shield annual Church la holding its annual Good program nt Picture Given fair Letlibridgo will entertain thousands of visitors from all parts of the south on Dominion The last detail of the sports being by thp Great War Veterans and Trades and Labor Council has bnen nnd visitors are coining from as far north as Drumheller aud from as far west as Taber will also send in a big aggregation and it is expected that all the towns of the south will be represented as there is being put forth a big effort to have a monster gettogether of all the returned Part of proceeds of he sports will g6 to the nnd this alone should ensure a great The minerescue and Ifrst aid contests are also novel and should big drawing There will bo plenty to do In Lethbrldge on no mistake about There will be no issue of The Special news will be At tho residents of that district are arranging for their annual picnic which la always a great A large nuhlberof people are preparingfor auto trips to the moun Some are going to the Wnterton Many parties are being arranged for the Glacier Park The Calgary fair is also calling quite a The Isaac Waltons arc preparing for a days fishing in the Altogether the anniversary birthday will m well celebrated the people of Southern METHODIST MISSION DEAD AT TORONTO June Meth odism lost another prominent figure In the death early morning of James secretary of Home Missions for that Allen was takenill while attend ing a service in thfc church four weeks ago and since then grave cause for anxiety to his His death occurred at his 51 Bosedale IMMEDIATE STEPS TO APPEAL THE Total of Has Been Spent Since July 1917 June United States government today closed its books for the fiscal year just the first full fiscal year In the and on Monday will open new annual In government financial his tory the year will go down as a period of expense hardly dreamed of a de cade More than is the actual putlay since July to meet multitude of big bills run up fofr the the the shipbuilding airplane coast defense require other government and theneeds of the allies for Amer ican loans to finance purchase of war With the addition of the 000 which thegovernmentspent in the three months of preceding this fiscal the cost ii money to date has been f War activities are now draining about a from the natj ionjpublic treasury and in June the running expenses were greater than ever June minister of justice has issued instructions to appeal immediately against the decision of the appellate div ision of the supremecourt of Al in the Lewis cats The ap It is will bf prosecuted with The appeal entered against an order by the appellate division of Alberta yesterday granting habeas coitous to Earl as the result of proceedings recently brought by Lewis has been drafted for military His release by way of habeas corpus was sought on the ground that the orderln council under which he was draft ed was TROOPS ARE INITALY Noncom batant bat ants Will Be Sent Later BUILDING New June asking Uo United States to assist In bringing freedom Ireland worn adopted ul a meeting hold here last night by tlie Irish Progressive Declaring that Americas entrance In the war does not alter the right of Americans to uphold Irishmen in their fight against Peter one of the said When JSnglaml takes her heel off Irelands when slip takes her hand out of Irelanda when she withdraws her forces fronxihe at then and then aiily wu refrain criticizing John Kelly of of the de partment of justice vyere present with who recorded the dis posing of amendments preparatory to passing the army appropriation bill today the senate rejected 45 to 19 an amend ment proposing to specifically direct the president to raise an army of five million men as soon as equipment and transportation could be Many senators how that vote did not really rapresent opposition congress to an army of such size and that sentiment for great expansion as soon as war department plans was Sioux June Oscar Ruff building at Fourth and Douglas a three storey structure collapsed at this A score of per sons are believed to be buried in the Fire broke out irt the June first American troops landed in Italy yes General chief of announced These are riqt the force sent by General Pershing but consisted of units from fhis Thetroops consisted largely of san Itary units but include other special General March explain On the it is made up mostly of rioncombataut un The troops will be sent by General Pershlng as prev iously PLANS FOR DEFENCE OF PARIS ARE MADE Germany Prepares For Still Further Aggression In Russia People Starve Germans Announce They Will Take Fuller Control of Thinga in Russia To Restore Conditions in Pet rograd Are of Allies in Connection With Russia June German according to German Is taking preparatory measures wiih a view to inter vention in says a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Com pany today from Under it is troops will be sent to restore assisted by Maximalist Juno Special to the Toronto Mall and Stock holm dijpatch to the Morning Post Bays that a Swedish editor who re turned from Petrograd reports the sit uation there moCe critical than A terrible famine prevails In Petro grad and in Moscow hunger revolts are the order of the RULE AT LOWEST May Have to Enforce Conscrip tion at Point of Bayonet f i June Belfast cor respondent of the Torontd Telegram cables Irish Unionist papers acclaim Lord Frenchs pronouncements here as an augury of firm rule which Ireland has uot had for ten Nationalist papers furiously attack his Prussian as they term theynot having forgiven him for his share in refusing to Coerce Ulster four years Rule prospects are now the thanks to the The Irish Times says that if Dillon and his church refuse to help voluntary recruiting they will achieve three things They will kill Home Rule they will slay their coun trys honor and they will make inevit able the policy of thanks to their own may have to be enforced at tjie point of the From this prospect Irishmen must recoil with At Petrograd Gorman occupation is generally expected if Is not fore stnlled by the CzechqSlovaka who have more thnn disciplined troops and are now being rapidly join ed by Siberian The impression Is renewed that an alliance with the Entente is essential to safeguard democracy in Russia anil the whole Hatred of the Get mans is It is a grave mis take to suppose that Russia s dono She will without the slightest doubt pull herself Signs national unity already are noticeablo and the overthrow of the which is only a matter of time and the summoning of a constituent as sembly will again make Ruesia a for midable Counter Revolution June Paul leader of the Russian Constitutional Democrats and Alexan der Octoberlst have arrived at Manchuria and jlaced themselves at the head of a revolutionary ac cording to the Vossiche which is quoted in a telegram from Berlin to the Dutch Allies Attitude June Question of what the of the allies toward Russia should especially with ref erence to fprnier Premier KerenskXs upon the is discuss ed by the Dally News today in an edi torial over the signature of its Thearticle contends that If the cause of freedom is cause of the allies they should have helped the revolution when it was given but it de clares that they neither welcomed nor aided CELEBRATE FOURTH Americans Will Be Made To Feel at Home in British Capital REFUSE RESIGNATION AUSTRIAN PREMIER June Charles ofAustria has refused to accept the resignation of the Aus Jirlan Von and has summoned the Austrian parliament to meet on July ac cording to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen which states that the Vienna newspapers have published an autograph let ter from the emperor to Von to this RAIN AT MOOSE June last rain has almost con tinuously throughout thei Much improvement ia shown in1 Ihe croua which at one time looked as though they never would June an effort to organize the defense of Paris ag ainst Germanraiding the aviation of the chamber of will confer with Premier and rec ommend the pursuit of German machines which bombard the cap and the creation of three dis tinct defense The first of these zones will be exclusively for cannon andairplanes the next will be defended by1 small balloons and the third will be brilliantly Reprisals against German cities are demanded by the the Petit Parlsien demanding that the cities of Coblenz and Frankfort be made special objecta of The newspaper recom mends that the control of airplane bombardments on German cities be placed in the handsof an in dependent ON THE ROCKS Jupe steamer ioeton for Florida strucka reef pff Watch Hill went to the The crew of 35 was sav June rivalry be tween the American army and navy baseball which are to play be fore King George at Chelsea on July increases daily and the general opinion among Americans in England is that the game will be fast and closely EVery American soldier and sailor in London will have evidence all sidc3 that the Fourth of is celebrated in England as well as at The bells at Pauls Cathe dral are to bo The Bishop of London has Issued directions for the celebration of communion In every church In his diocese with prayers for the United In the city there win be special observations for the HEAVY ARTILLERY DUELS ON WEST No Further Infantry Act in Air With the British Army in June last night and again early today the Germans put down vigorous barrages along the sector north of but no further infantry action has been Great fleets of airplanes Sre constantly wheeling over hostile ter ritory today and bitter warfare against the Heavy artillery duels have been waged continually during the twentyfour hours in ttys Merville reg ion where the British yesterday morn ing rushed the back by a successful surprise Prisoners secured in this operation now total nine officers and 392 of other Two field twentytwo machine guns and one trench mortar were taken by the The German losses in killed and wounded were Intense activity has been marking the work of theRoyal Air Pris oners stated that their casualties have been very heavy as the result of the aerial AUSTRIA FEEL OUT ALLflESJ But Emissary Could Not Get in Tough With The Allied Qov ernments I June Cable to Toronto Mall and learn from a good source that the Austro Hungarian through an official representative Switzerland has made an attempt ill the last tew to diicover tUq allied standpoint upon certain important Tue dual monarchy Uimnelf being very close to Km purer Contact with the allies was not established and be returned to June cas ualties reported during the month of June totalled This compares with the total reported during May of AEROS TAKE HUN June of 309 German prisoners and the destruction of three German planes by American aviators were reported by General in an official communique BANK This month V clearing last ;