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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LE7'IBRroGE DAILY WL^KLTi Germans Admit Line British Headquarter!, Nov. B.- (Reuters.)-The Germans yeater-day (jot the wor�t hammering that they :hav'e ever received. It ha* become a habit of speech to say that.'the enemy is, ttlll unbroken arid unbeaten, but. If things con-tlnile much longer at the present rate, we w//l auMtniy awake to the realization that this state-mept has ceased to be true. A series of battles raging on the west front from Valenciennes to Stenay promise to prove the moot stupendous conflict of the war. It Is 9 mistake to suppose the allies are only engaged with rear-guards of the enemy, rotraatlrig "according to plan." The opposite Is true. The Qe^pians are being forced to fight their hardest by attacks which' threaten to achieve their strategic collapse and the successes gained by the allies have been won against Immense concentrations of'strength which are. striving In a mo&t determined manner to hojd vital points. Marshal Foch, adhering to his right angle front, Is steadily'reducing the enemy's area of manoeuvre,, squeezing him against the surrounding hills from the west, robbing him of mobility In a fash-Ion which Is likely to p^ove dis-a'strous before long. 'NEARLY A BREAK THROUGH ^'.Berlin, sNov. 5.-Formidable at-tipiolcs Iti which the French and British;' used enormous forces of artillery, and tanks, vvere made Monday against the lines on a front oi#more than 40 miles between the Scheldt and the Oise, 'the official statement from .'German headquarters todny says. In a hard struggle the Germans prevented p. break-through. In the Bleulet forest, west of the Meuse,' the statement continues we avoided strong attack^, by withdra'winp in accordance �v"th ordera to the east bank of the Meuse, north of Stenay. The town of Le Quesnoy, It Is added, was ev.icuatSd whet> it was threatened with encirclement ^uth of Catlllon, allied troops advancing ^across the Sambre-Olse can-' al, aboiit one ..mile. Elsewhere on when you suffer M rheumatism Almost any man will telf you ;thai Sloan's Liniment means relief practically evebfiman has used it v^lip ha| suffered rheumatic aohtft,' .sdWness of; 'iiiihdes, Istiflfness of joints, the results ofj weather ex-posilire. "�'�r-: ' �'' Women, too, by the 'himdreds of iho'usauds, use - it for reJievine-neur-itis,'lame backs, neuralgia, sick headache.'- Clean; refreshing,;:'soothing, economical,' ^uitkly effjective. . Say "Sloan's .Liiiitneht". to your druggist. Made in;�anada. Get it today. Ipait's '7 - '30c; ?0c, ?i.2o: . the- front Muth of the Mormal forest, allied attHeks v/ere repuls- ACROSS THE MEUSE With the American Forces on the Sedan, Nov. 5.-The American army has thrown a formidabis force across the Meuse to the east bnnk. The enemy reclatance here has been broken to the point of eVemoraliiaKion ana_ the Americans are pushing -northward toward Stenay, The enemy is in full retreat northward and offering little resistance. Queen Witnesses FIghi. With the Allied Armies in France and Belgium, Nov. 4.- Allied troops today began the eige of the city /Of/Ghent, .already virtually- surrounded on three sides. The assault on the city was witnessed by Queen Elizabeth of Belgium and hundreds of her ntfn-eombatant subjects. Say.1 Attacks Broke Down, Berlin, Nov. 5.--Strong attacks by the Americans on the heights cast of the Meuse broke down, says the German army lieadqiiarters report. Tentative thrusts by the Amerlcansij west of the Moselle had a similar- result, the statement declared. * ' Captttre Town of .Poullly. �With the American Army on the Se' dan Front, Nov. 5.-After ttte pon toon-bridge at � Brieulles has; been constructed the Americana threw u second bridge across the' MteuE^ at Clery-i'e-Petlt and beigan developing a new line on the heavily wooded ajid very dltfItult ground east of the' rlvqr, between Clery and, Brteulles, a mile front. The town of Poullly, In the bend of the Meuse northwest of Stenay, was captured by the Americans operating west of the Meuse. The west bank ilf the river is now held in its entirety as far north as Poullly. The troops which crossed to the east bank of the Meuse found their advance opposed by bJttfer 'machine gun and artillery tire. This was over, come, however, and the Americans-are making steady progress. The village of Beaumont,- directly west of Ppuilly, has been taken.by the American forces which advanced from the heights which they held before Beaumont. The Americans early today began clearing outjJaulnay-wood, iu the bend of the Meuse southeast of Couilly and-.thls afternoon the .wood was in thelf-pQflpeaalon. - jPiBtman. troops who baid remained wiistot the-*teU8^ began to flee across the river early today along the line ngrth;at(d south of Stenay. After des-troyihg the bridge from Stenay to LaDeu-vlU'e,, the enemy opened the Iqoka bit thp .pftnoj and flooded th^.rlv-et 8. ^wldth of Bbout two-thirds of a mlle.^ '�� ' ',  , . , TELL DETA London, Nov. 5.-In the face of the German retreat the situation changes so rapidly hour by hour that it is Impossible to give a definite Idea of the allied advance. Roughly, the allies have carried the Franco-Beigian frontier between yalencienn.^3 and Bavay, whjch is eight miles west of the fortress of Maubuege. The allies arc within two miles of Bavay. They have captured the whole of the Mormal forest except the eastern edge. BULLETINS TO REPRESENT GERMANY Amsterdam, Nov. 5.-Germania of Berlin says that Von Wlnter-feldt, former military attache at Paris, will conduct the armistice negotiations for Germany on the westerifi front. T. H. Shields, for iriore than twenty-five yearg a prominent Brampton business man, diedj at ^^oote's Bay, Mus-koka; where for the past-two months he has been endeavoring to regain health and strength. ' /  ^ A Few Mdre Recruits Are Now ' Required for Apply-at once > Police Barracks 6IRLSIDRAWH MOIST DTH THROUGH ilR,. DOUBLE ITS BEAUTY Try This! Hair Gets Thick, Glossy, Wavy and Beautiful ! At Once. Iinmed late?-Yes! Certain?-that's the joy of it. Your hair becomes light, Vfa,yy, fluffy, abundant, and appears as soft, lustrous and beautiful as a youiig girl's after a Danderlne hair cleanse. Just try this-moisten a cloth with a little Danderine and carefully dra gary, Bulgaria and Turkey in fur-' nishing food and supplies for the suffering civilian populations of the countries. This decisloii was reached by the Versailles conference ye.stepday. President Wilson was advised today by CdI.E.M. House. ', ..�....Muca.,,, LEMON JUIGE Girls! Make boiuty lotion at home for feiv cents ^ ' (..�....-4..�'.�.4.�H^.a(4.�nt��..�M�-�'.�..* Squeeze the juice of two lemons iiito a bottle containing three-ounces of Orchard Wliite/shako well, and you have a-quarter pint of the best bleaching and skin whitening;,Iptlon, and complexion beautiflor at very, verj' amall cost- . �  . ;, -i ; ,your-g;rgoer.has )hB:lejhpns and any drug store'or! toilet' poiiiit'ep-'will sjiiiply three'tiunces'of 'Orchardv-VlTiite for a, tew- cents;- Massagie tl>i�^.snAreetly fra^-r^iit lotion. Into tlifefipe,: neck, arms and hands ea:ch dkyand see howstan, redness, sallowness, mihburn and wind-burn disappear and how clear, soft and rosy-.white the skin becomes. Yes! It Is harmlesB.-AdvertlB^niwt.* WHAT WILSON RECOMMENDED Paris, Nov. 5.-P'femier Clenrv-enceau In his speech today sal'd:^ "The terms to Germany are what Pres. AK^IIson himself recbrn- ' mended to us for the security if our troops, the maintenance of our military superiority and the dis-ar.Tiament of the enemy insofar as that Is neqessary to prevent , a resumption of,hostilities.'" DEAL WITH FOCH,. Washington, Nov., 5.-Marshal Foch has been authorized by the Ujiited States and the. allies to receive representatives, of 'the German government and to", cbhi-municate to them the.terms of an armistice. ' i The German government is so informed in a note handed to-the_ Swiss minister here "today ~^y" Secretary Lansing. ' ' The rtote announces that the al-lied governntents have declared their willingness to,make peace with the German government on , .the terms laid down In President Wilson's address to congress last January and on the principles of settlement enunciated'In his subsequent ]addresses. The'aliies reserve-to themselves, however, complete freedom -of ac^ tion when they enter the peace-conference on tlTfe subject of freedom of the seas. Toronto, Nov.. 5.-^Following is the official returns of 'Victory Loan subscriptions up to one p.m. Tuesday, Nov. S,'as officially reported through the Dominion business coipmlttee, showing a total of ?183,308,150, divided as follows': Toronto ..........32,963,050 Ontario, (not Toroi^to) 59,274,150 British Columbia..,;..,, 9,983,850 ... Alberta Ci8i89;800 �'i>SaskatcliewAn, .;...... . 4,5^;5,300, , i�fanltoba ,..;.,....... - 9,947,160 � MontreW- 38,507,950. , Quebeoj^noi Montreal. 8,652,400 �i/Ne-w .Brunpwidk .... - 4,-300,000. Nova Scotia......... 10,715,950 I^rince Kdwar4 Island 466,560 lE Winnipeg, Nov. Sl-k disruption of the federal civil service is threatened unless the sovernment grahta air its organized employees a war.b'onus equal to that granted the postal employees latft aummer. It Is declared that a strike Involving s6,(XO rfttn Is hanging in the balance todajr.' The civil aervanta have delivered an ultimatum ��� ma'nding a reply by midnight it v/as stated today. Toronto, Nov. -S.-Dressed In a Canadian iilfantry captain's uniform, Jack;,Lett was t^en'in to custody at 7:30''this mornitfg by Superintendent Campbell /tt the;, 'Thiel Agency, Provincial Inspector Muller and Detectives Mitchell, McConnell and Nicholas, and charged ..Vith' holding up the express messenger on the Buffalo express on Oct. 23 "last. As a result of fan goremment," the dispatch added, "other' elements belonging to the allies lived alongside the Serbian prisoners and wore eye-witnesses of the atrocities to which they were subjected. 'These allied prisoners narrated stories that made one shudder." In addition to prisoners of war, 200,-00"; civilians deported by the Bulgarian authorfticjs are straggling home. wonTusieT ^ 10 Washing'ton, Nov, 5.-Efforts of the Bolshevik! authorities to discuss the withdrawal of the allied forces trom Russia, through negotiations for an armistice, are attracting no serious attention here. The associated nations do not recognize the; Ljenine and Trotzky regime in any way and it Was explained today that If the Bolsheviki wanted negotiations they should address the Russian government at Omsk, the only authority in Russia with which the United States and allies deal. Copenhagen, Nov. 5.-Emperor Charles found the .condltlous of the thi7 daring crime, it is stilted that ' ^"and � cons-fder^'^d "fh"^^^^^ Lett got away with *20,000. His bro-; KrabTe t^^^^ ther Walter, the owner of the mili-' Them iavs a Vipm,�^.�l^f,l . .t" tary uniform, was;^arrested bj the &''^4'bll^f." V'^e^S^^^^^ same officers at three o'clock this dared he did not wish To exercise morning m the^same hotel In Toronto his power as supreme commahder of charged with be^ng an accessory of the army. The conditions of the arni-hls brother. Wlth.the two men in cus-; isti^e were signed by Field Marshal Arz von Strauss^nburg, chief of staff. The dispatch denies rumors that Emperor Charles had abdicated and Domi.nlon ^raad totAl; |183,308,lfit tody the police- claim to have recovered about ?4000 more of the stolen money and of this sum $100-was found__^, _ _ . _ over the boiler in a west-end Method- was leaving for Switzerland, ist church. Nina thousand dollars is == still to be recovered. ^^^ > > i> � ? -: > ? > ? * Let Foch decide! Let him say, "No. Never surrender to aclTeaten foe The safety- of the world, for which have died Millions of honest men. Beware the whimper of the vanquish'd Hun, Beware the whining of the homicide- William- the Liar, who brags, and slays, and then^ With ratlike squealing seeks his hole . again! . Trust not the hazard of a juggler's pen To keep what we have won!" Iu Foch confide! TJie silent, strong, enduring, dauntless rfian- First in a hundred fights, trust him who never ran, ' But thrice-at Nancy, Marne and Ypres-smote The Teuton legions and abased their pride. * Woe unto those whb at this fatal time Would compromise with crime. And bandy cunning with the shameless Huh! He stands on ruin's brink; Our victory is near; hot ink. But blood, but valor and unshaken \ will . London,. Nov. 5.-Gen. Allen Bur-gbyne, lecturing before ' the Royal Photographic Society, ' told a good story, b� the surrender of Jerusalem. He said that the city was actually sui--rendered to a couple of British regimental cooks, who were out trying to :get some salad when' the Arabs came out with the keys of the city. One Tommy asked what they were expected to do with the keys of thfe "blinkln' city," ^ - Gen, Burgoynd; said that the scene was accounted so historic that it was reconstructed and" photographed. pa?^1!S?�'S^rSX Shan be our weapon, and our skill, from. Saioniki-said Serbian prisoners r �, , i ... were returning from Bulgaria in a de- , , I" Foch we trust! plorable condition after three years He writes no letters and hl� speech is of suffering'and tlvat.many had died' brief; enroute,. almost/wlthin reach of their He scorns the s.ubterfuge of dust natlve/land. � i Thrown into statesmen's eyes; ^ The; humberB^-iiad not been deter- He wlllnot; cbmprbmine! mliidd, it was said, becaifse , of the He saw far off the goal, 'greatthaste.of the Bulgarian, govern- And with undauted soul ment'to get tliemhome as rdpldly as Wins It, unboasting, as becomes possible,, so that; Serbian military and government officials would nbt siee the camp in which they haikbeen Uv- I \^9it,:witor!l^nsi.tfily '.ror.tjie! Bulgar-1 the Chief! Be every reptile message of Boche , i Referred henceforth to Foch! WILLIAM ROSCOE THAYKR, OESIROY CHURCHES London, Nov. 5.-(Reuter's)-Despite the German assurance that troops have been ordered to avoid unnecessary damage there have been numerous authenticated cases of wanton dss-truotlon lecently. A French ottlcor, the statement adds, described a case at SecUn, between Lille and Arras, where the enemy dynamited the historic church, the town hall and^rosi-dences of middle class people, while all the remaining houses were plUag-etl and property destroyed, including the canton of Seclln and the adjacent canton. Renter's British headquarters staff statement repeats a letter found on a prisoners as follows : "Those on leave here are not allowed to return at present, as nothing but empty goods trains go to the front to bring back material." i COMING TO MAJESTIC Anything that will serve to dispel "Old Man Gloom" these "blue" days will most decidedly be more than welcome. What better news can be spread around than that which tells the Lethbrldgo public that tlie greatest laughing festival of all time will be with us as soon as the 'flu epidemic subsides sufficiently to allow the theatres to be re-opened. "This panacea for the blues is none other than O. H. Bubb's 1918 edition ot the cyclonic musical farce comedy "Ikey and Abay." Cartoon comedies have alway^~T)een veir popular with the average theatre goer, and it is safe to assert that "Ikey abd Abey" will be no exception to the general rule. It is one endless succession of laughs, giggles, aiiS roars, overflowing with joyfulness and unalloyed pleasure. "Ikey and Abey" will be the first attraction to play at the Majestic theatre as soon as the theatre closing^ order Is lifted hy the authorltle?. Of course, just at this time of writing it is impossible to set the exact date, but Majestic patrons- will be advised in ample time for the exact dates. Other Majestic attractions which will follow in the immediate future will include H. W. Savage's two enormous attractions "Have a Heart," (the super-musical comedy with a company of 68) and "Everywoman," (the wonder play that has everything combined, musical comedy, grand opera, drama and symphony, orchestra). Other attractions boolj^ed for early appearance at the Majestic include "The Unmarried' Mother," "Hearts of the ;World," (D. W. GHf-fith's master spectacle), "Daddy Long Legs," "The Garden of Allah," "Oit, Boy," and others. Telegrai Dr. a. W. MnsfOiV Ont, dlM wltbtn two i from Inflnenaa. ' Rev. J. A. McKam^tjl tor of Toronto has retlrva. The passing �f cll placing an emba tatlon of sugar beetan sniiounced. Convicted on two inal assault, Jamas Tilbury, was sanCene years in Kln�Bton FIVE livillo, ' IliS wift CilWfOft, ezp CANADA. EstaWlsKId 11_____ LEIHBRIDGB BRANCH.  . R. J. DINNI^iG, Uiititt. MONARCH BRANCH,  V. A. EBB^t^Y, AetteCMwager. NOBLEFORD BRANCH. . -^yM. A. 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