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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. Li-rnmniDGK, albhrta, wkdnksday, octohkk 2. i�>ih ntmhkm 218 ST. QUENTIN TAKEN-HUNS ARE LEA VING LILLE Move on Foot to Rc-ornaitize Ministries on Parliamentary Lines. MANY OFFICIALS RESIGN Amsterdam, Oct. 2.--PI:iiis are under consideration for llio re-oi^atiization of bolli tin; imperial German itml 1'rtts-wlnti ministries on llin linos of ;i parliamentary system, nrcorilliiK Id the IW-rlln"TiiBtsblatt. which tiuoles Imperial Vice-Chancellor von Payer, to this effect. The vice-chancellor, the newspaper says, received tho lenders (if sill th'i parties ynnte,rduy and discussed tho contemplated move, which thn vlc-chancellor (leolufi il would extend to tho Prussian as well as to the imper-ial ministry, He also said that tho abrogation of portions of article '.I audi 22 ot tho constitution must lie taken | in hand as soon as possible. | The representatives of thn Right of the Independent Socialists and of the Poles, the newspaper says, have refused lo cooperate In the formation of the coalition government. Many Hesltjnations Amsterdam. Oct. 1- All tho imper-In I Gorman secretaries of state have resigned and the Prussian ministers Intend to resign, according to the Iterllu TsKebliitt, a copy of which lias linen received here. Party Lenders Discu�B It Amsterdam, Oct. 1.--AI a sitting of the main committee of the German rnlchstag on Monday, Vice-Chancellor /on Payer rend a decree from the emperor announcing the resignation 0f Imperial Chancellor yon llcrtlliiK- He announced thiit the former chancellor had called a meeting of party leaders in- discuss the situation. An Indefinite adjournment was then taken by the committee. Magralh Rancher Pays fash for Fine Property Near C'ardston. (Special to the HtiaM) Cardston, Oct J.--.Mr. George. A Duco, former bishop of Hoaxer, lias sold out his holdings to Mr. K. W. Hradshaw It Is understood that $:s. Various speakers addressed tho mooting which was attended by nlumi ISO clerks and about sixty now members Joined tho organization. Record Yield Reported This . Year-Grown on Irrigated Land L River Rlocked Ry Holshcvikt Alines and Sunken Rargcs- Advance 7"i Miles. Ottawa, Oct. 2.-Tho Ontario attorney-general baa taken tho vlow that the ordor-ln-counol) Uoullng wllh tho high conl of living doen not apply to oat lug houac.H and that lit the preRonl tlnio he In not proparurt to tuko ucllon In roRard to prlcow lining charged.. Dr. MuKnll, tho Dobltilou coHt of Ut-Ing commlsBlonor, after lnve�tli;atln0 coiidltlonn In certain Otttwa restaurants and finding thorn unsatisfactory, wroto to the. provincial Htlonioy-gon-oral HUggostlnp: pnwociitiorm. Tho cost of living cimimlHaiouor wan not prepared to nliito what (urtlior action lio would tako in tho imitler. hut said It would not ho allowed to drop. VICTORIA FIREMEN STRIKE Victoria. Oct. 1.-Victoria's firemen wont on strike tit 10 o'clock thl.s morning, as tho result ot the action of the city council last night in dismissing Fire Chief Duvls on the grounds of fH'.onomy anil reorganization. The 'firemen announce that thoy will deul only with emergency case.). Thoy had fliskml tho council previously for bigbor wages auU tho iwo platoon BELLEVUE SOLDIER HAS BEEN GASSED Ottawa, Oct. 2.-The following won-torn men and officers wore Included In today's disunity list: Infantry Killed in Action - Until. IS. T. Lye, liiUlfux, N.S.; J. 11. Mc.Callitm, Oul-Bfiry. Accidentally Killed-Uimt. I'. Hudson, North linttleford, Haslf. Wounded and Missing~A. I HAIL INSURANCE * RATE IS 3 CENTS ACRE been agreed upon as tho rate to slightly over |H8,000. Last  year's losses were $468,897 and ? tfeje acre rate was 35 cents. A  flat rate of lve cents an acre ? applies to all assessable land * In the hall Insurance district. | (Additional War News on Pa^t Five.) London, Oct. 2. Sehure by a British expedition ot German mining property and other development plants In Spitsbergen .Including u big wireless Installation, Is reported by the Kx-press with the Intimation that tho work of developing Immense rich iron and coal deposits is proceeding. It is stated that they will be of greatest importance to Great Britain and the allies. Tho expedition to Spitsbergen sailed a few mouths ago under the protection of the British navy. Sir Kriiest Shuckleton.Jho famous Antarctic explorer, was trie commander, but ho was subsequently obliged to leave to .wise up other duties. His successor, F. W. S. Jones, who returned to London yesterday, gave an enthusiastic description of the greut miuoral wealth which hitherto ban been merely tapped to a limited extent by British, Gorman aud Swedish companies. The expedition, Mr. Jones said, took a large number of miners and enormous quantities of supplies and material, sufficient for three years and work la now going on on a large scale. Capt: Wild, who was with Shackletou in the Antarctic, is in charge of operations. Mr. Jones says the expedition met with considerable difficulty and danger. Including encounters with sight Gorman, submarines, Ottawa. Oct. 2.-"The western delegates and their propositions wero given as much consideration as the delegates from any other part ot Tanadn," said 1'. M. Draper, secretary-treasurer of the Trades and Labor congress of Canada,' with reierencn to tho report from Winnipeg that the delegates from the prairio provinces to tho recent convention �t Quebec were returning homo dissatisfied with the nl-leged scant consideration given the matters they brought up. Mr. Draper said the western dole-gates took us much, If not more, of the time of the convention than tho delegates from any other part of tho country. With regard to tho Intimation that the westerners wore to call u convention of their own, he said: "It's up to them, they can do as they like." ANTI-GERMAN RIOTS Psrls, Oct. 2-Anti-German and pacifist riots are In progress throughout Bulgaria, according to  Zurich dispatch to the Journal. It Is added that rumors are current of tho formation of a national cabinet In Bulgaria under the leadership of Premier Malinoff and Or. Chensdieff, released from prison a few dsys aae under a pardon by King Ferdinand. Paris, Oct. 2. - (Havas.) - Cambrai has been mined, but the British forces have fought around the town and thus have foiled the plans of the enemy. The Germann decided on Sept. 1 to burn Cambrai and forced the civilian population to leave. AUSTRALIAN ADVANCE London. Oct. 2.-British troops are pushing further Into the German positions on the front between St. Quentin and becatelet. Field Marshal Haig reported today that the Australians had finished the work of clearing out the German defenses south of Lecate-let and Gouy and had freed Jon-court, just to the south, of enemy troops. ENTERED YESTERDAY. London. Oct. 1.-The town of St. Quentin, upon which tha Germans had 30 firmly built their hopes of proving an Insuperable barrier to the alllos, at last has been entered by the French and seemingly the gateway Is open to Marshal Foch for a swift advance eastward In his task of reclaiming nortbsrn France. ST. QUENTIN BURNING. Paris, Oct. 2.-St. Quentin io burning at several points, according to Premier Clemenccau, who Infotmed Marcel Hutln of the Echo de Paris today that French aviators have great difficulty In flying over the city because of the smoke rising from it. London. Oct. 2-Wide gaps liar heen torn In'the German Hno hetweei St. Quentin ami Lucatelet by Field Marshal ilalg's forces. The Hritish commander reported today that tho breaking of the German line on tho Konsommes-fteaiirevolr front. USoiiu-revolr is 2'i miles east Of Lcratalet and Konsommes Is nearly five miles northeast of St. Quentin.) sVniiehnrt 4\i: miles southeast ot llelllcourt. has been captured, ns has the hamlet of l*iesel!os, Just to the north. South of Cambrai British troops, including Scottish and New Zealanders, havo occupied Crovocoeur and Hum-Illy. The text of tho statstnent reads: "After maintaining a strong pros, sure on the enemy throughout tho earlier part of the day. In the afternoon the :12nd division nttackod tha contrn of the Hue which runs from Fonsom-mo* io llin :.elRhborhood of Beaure. voir. The attack was successful. Tha village of Sequehnrt and tho hamlet of Preselles wero captured and tho Knnsonimes-neaurevolr lino breached. "North of this point, Joncourt was cleared of the enemy anil the Australians completed the capture ot the en-emv's defenses south of Locatelet oml Cony. m&%\W%.fH "tit the sector south of Cambrai, a fierce struggle all day was terminated by a bticcessful attack at dusk, as a re-suit of which Now Zealand and Anglo-Scottish troopfl drove tho enemy from Orevecoeur and Rumllly and established thumselvos on tho high ground eost and north of these villages. "Several hundred prisonors were) taken by us In these operations." . Cut Hun CC'.vnunlcaiions. Wl'e, I he Annies in Franco. Oct 1.--Three French armies wen important successes today. While Gen. Douony's forcos wore passing through St. Quentin to Rouvroy, Gen. Becthe-lot's army made a big gain on the St, Thierry massif, northwest ot Rhelms. Further oast, Gen. Gourard's army ad vanced still further north toward vital German positions. Gen. Berthelot's men have virtually traversed tho hills between Rhelms and the Aisne. On that river they hold the loft bank us far cast as Con-ceivereuux and have taken Uouvaln court, llorvelou, Trigny and St. Thl-orry. Thoy are also in La Ntivlllette, l'/i miles northwest of Rhoims. Gen. Gouraud, attacking along his whole front In the Champagne sector advanced north of Aure to within 1009 yards of Llry. Farther east, even more important results wore obtained in the advance north of Bouconvtlle and UinarviUe. His Hue was pushed on to Vaux and Lancon, crowding tha Grande Pre gap and putting the German forces west of tho Monthols-Voui-ieres line into a most awkward position. Their communications with' the forces operating In the Argonuo forest and east of It are virtually cufc which means that this region becuOMl untenable. Gorman countor-attacH 29 5326 734 ;