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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1018 /�AGE FIVE Fighting Progresses; Troops Nearing Mons With the American Army on the Sedan Front, Nov. 7.-Since Nov. 1. the Americans have taken 6,000 prisoner*. They have freed all French territory within the zone of the army's action west of the Misuse to a tola* of 700 square kilometres and have liberated 2,000 civilian Inhabitants. CANADIANS CELEBRATE. Brltloh Headquarterc, Nov. 7.- (Canadian Press Dispatch from Reuters, Limited.)-This morning, with bands playinq and flags flying, the Canadlano made a ceremonial entry Into Valenciennes amid enthusiastic manifestations of welcome from the inhabitants. Destroyed Bridge. Willi Hie American Army mi Mm rfo-clan Front, Nov. 7. Thr bridge over thn Meusc ;it fi�i|nn. ovi'i" which the vi'trcntliiK enemy l*11� ij. ha� been destroyed Hint the river valley flooded. The principal Ccrmun lateral linos of communication |}(>t\vi!(!ii the fortress of Mot/, and Northern France unit llelgiuui are uovy fit lift" rut or un-livatluhle for tin- enemy's use. Retiring Towards Mons. With Uii" llrllish Army nil the Kran-i),Oii0,iiO0 for War purpose.- i >:,'>,� 0011,HOII In tlie Miireh War Loan, S|iiu,-000,000 In Die November Victory Loan, and $lil(),0iili,0()ll from the hank". The total provided in Canada for War purposes to date'aggregate ?!t">ii,-000,000. What Became of It All? In addition lo providing for our own War expenditures in Canada we loaned |7:i2,SHi.:{'.)7 lo the Itrllish Cnvoriimenl on the following condition',': - I. That, ii all lie spent in Canada to buy food, .-hells, explosives, aeroplanes, and other war m-cessariiv. II. Thai the lirill-'li Covei niiii'ill. lend us in France mid Kii;:l:ind th" W, l.-!r,l.,S20 which we needed lhere to feed, rloihe. luunitioii and pay our Canadian Army. It. was also iinr: of the arrangement tliat the Cnlted t-tt.iie:.- .-.Iioii'd lend the Hritlsh I'liiveniiiu'iit whai I'urtlier nion-ey Was needed to buy wheal and other supplies. Canada. An a H�'su!t of the above nrranrje-ments the i'.ritish Covernm.'.nl hoiinht in Canada dnriiiK the year endinK March lUst last, the follnwiiif,':--- Kood stuffs Value Wheal................J.l'i.'i.TTcn:^ Klour............... t'.i.s7:1.�:i!i Ilacnn.............. ,",7.7MO,i;tr, Cheese............ .. Oats .. Marley lieef . . Canned Salnioii........ Canned VeKetables..... I (am and fork ........ Hniter and KKKs . � ('renin arifl Ci)iiiUui: -t,''.sn l:i:i ,-rin x,s2 sit i ,s,7:: !H',7 to I a SI T'i-1 i;n7 �17.-. plied Willi munition:', aeroplanes. I clothitifr. 1)001 s. and all other War tie-i cessilles. | That, our manufactu'.'ers | n Kood market. �".J0,4irP.s::'j Value Li:.-, i ix.i i r. :.:.,i'.77,-i4(t 7. .".02. W. ::.ui:^,'J7 l,!vll,'J'.i:. I .4:"ill,il7s 1.401. US-,' 1 ...'Jii.lnHI i.'Ki.'f.^ri.'! l.il] .7 ,i'>ci .1*1 Total l 'anadian lv\pori iii fil'itrliil....... This business liar he sihle by our succes-t'ui '1'here was no other w the. money, and our fin: �ihilitlfis In the War ar ci>i;it,lii(;. it is, tlmrerore, imper make n success of our Loan in order that: I. The liritfsll people ies may continue to he st:;2r..(M; i :::',7 . *S4ri.4M'l.i'itUt en made jios-War Loans, ay to provide incial respon-� � steadily In- ;!livV that we I'.'IS Victory and our arm-fed and sup- Canadian Farmers .and may continue to have for their product.s and that, there shall continue lo be abundant employment at good wat.es for all our work people, We are well aide to oversubscribe the lOIS Vlriory Loan. The war has made the Canadian people rich. Our farm production las' year is estimated at $l.f,21.'fJS.'i'i�, an increa'-'c or about 4 li)rt,(iuo,(iOu over the previous year. Our total Hank deposits on March :'. 1 Ht. l'.il'-, uKKrcKiitcd j I.7S7.-i;.'!. I im �i� uKMliist $i.ir,'j,::i l.i'.M on tin- :',is: March, 101.7 (jur favorable balance or trade dur-inj; the past three years aKKrcjrates SI.1174-1Kr,. bcini: in excess of Canada's mini War e.\p"nd it tire to dale. Our industrial Companies are in slroii;;er llnauehil pnutiou than at any previous date in our iii.-uory. Our workers are receivint: hiirlier wai;e.s than ever before. Kadi of our War Loans has been more successful than the preceding one, and the bonds of the lf'17 Victory Loan are now selling at. 1 l-:i',7 above the issue price, a condition that, exists in no other bellii;eren' country. Tlie Canadian people have the wealth and the will to make the victory Loan of litis (lie 'T.iwniiu; success of Canada's War Proiyraiii. The Day's War Summary ) (By the Associated Press). ] S-dan. famous in the Kraticn-rrusslnn war* of 1870. has been entered by [ tlie American 1st army. Today the Americans entered thc section oC the town ; on the west bank of the Mouse, forming an advance of more than 34 miles j since the olienKive l.ej-an on September, a 11. j Meanwhile the British, I'Yenrh and American troops nl.iewlioro on thn j front between th<-. Scheldt, and the .Mcu.se are pushing the Germans from ths ; small sections of France they still occupy. Important, gains are roportod by the liritisli in the north and the Kronen in the. centre of tlio advancing allied lines, which moved forward sir. miles Wednesday. WHITE FLAG DELEGATES Marshal Koch lias informed (lermany that, her white fla* delegates who are romine to learn the. armistice terms shall enter the Krench line on th� ' road between Cliimay, Hel^iuni. and flulse, Krunee, which runs between Vcr-' vins and Avesnes, On the road th" Fre.ncli lines are within 10 miles of. tlio lielKian frontl"i-. i WITH HAIG'S TROOPS. I'i'M Marshal flaitr nipldlv is clearinj? the (.ermans from that portion of Frame i.^st and seuih'-.ist ,,v Valenciennes. The. lirit.isb have smashed further lliroiiKii tin enemy lines defending Mons and MinibeiiKC and are, outflankinc I the