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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 191 S THE LE7HBRIDGE DAJ1.Y HERALD FIVE Allies Continue to Smash Through Hindenburg Line All Along Front British Headquarters in France, Oct. 3.--Field Marshal Haig's forces are reported to have captured Ramlcourt, Gouy, Le Ga-telet and Sequehart. This has not been officially confirmed. More th�n 2,000 Germans have been taken prisoner today by the British. \ THREE MILE ADVANCE London, Oct. 3.-(3.35 p.m.).- The Germans have fallen back three miles In their retreat along the Lent-Armentleres line, it is reported this afternoon. SMASHING HINDY LINE With the French Armies In France, Oct. 3.-(2 p.m.)-Gen. Debeny's troops in the region of' St. Quentln yesterday began to imaah through the lines of the Hindenburg positions over the entire front of that army. These lines were two and a half miles deep in some places and were supported by several strongly organized woods. Tttey were defended by machine gun sections, which proved unable to check Gen. Debeny's advance. The breach made in the Hindenburg line was widened to the outskirts of Lesdlnes. Further north the French troops in conjunction with British forces took several small pieces of timber land In the face of vigorous resistance* MUST DEFEND LILLE Paris, Oct. 3.-While the enemy is throwing reserves relentlessly into the centre of the vast battalions In a desperate effort to stave off the inevitable hour of defeat, the allies continue to progress on the wings. Slowly but surely, the splendid advance of the allied forces under King Albert of Belgium has forced Gen. Ludcndorff to withdraw his troops. On this portion of the front, the position of the Germans is getting dangerous and they must find an effective way of defending Lille, which, with Met.', is the pivot of the whole German system in France. Now that the German first line in Belgium has been broken, the line of communication between Oateml and Thorout is in peril and with the Roulera-Mcnin railroad cut, it can be seen that the position of the enemy there is grave. The second line of railroad from Bruges to Courtrai is under shell fire. While this German army, the 4th. is thrust hack on its communication, the forces on Its right are a risky position near the sea at Nieuport. Those elements on the left of the 4th army are thrown back at some points south of the Lys river and will have difficulty in defending Lille. LE GATELET CAPTURED Latest news from the centre of the lines shows that ths enemy resistance there is giving evidence of failing. Lc Catelet has been taken in this sector. On the right, Gen. Berthelot is still driving the Germans away from the Rheims region and Gen. Gouraud is making slow progress In the Champagne. Everywhere the signs of battle indicate the approach of the critical phase. In addition to the general satisfaction over the situation in France, Paris is rejoicing over the news of the fall of Damascus. 1500 PRISONERS London, Oct. 3.- (3 p.m.).-Australian mounted troops operating in the region northeast of Damascus in Syria, on Wednesday, charged and captured a Turkish column. Fifteen hundred prisoners were taken and two guns and af.ainst the llourevoir-FottsommeK line, where tliu i.ti'itish have made, a sallcti!. SOON REACH OPEN GROUND NORTH OF RHEIMS The French continue llicir attacks north of Uticiuis and have taken further ground from the riicmy. North of I'i'.ieltu*. the enemy soon will he in the open, where the French advance may lie more rapid. In ChampaKnc, the Frenili have raptured ClutlleraiiKe and lheir Kims now command tho junction of Vdiizlercs. In lowing Challerange. the Germans lost command of the rail way running throui;h the An;omi forest :,t Grand I'rc. This was the main supply lino of the Germans facing the Americans east of tho Arfiouno. Presn)-Violent artillery liriiiK d?-! voloped along the centre of the American line, between the Mcuso and l.hh Aisuie today. The. Germans' al.so bombarded the. American positions on flio right, near tho Mouse, to a limited extent, but on the extreme left, there, wan u. significant Kilence for the Ki'fiat-cr part of the (lay. AlnitR this sector of the front, the positions held by the AinniieajiK follow a zie-zfltf line. The number of Germans near the Argonne forest is less than that lighting on the eastern side. Gen. Oouraud's drive west, of the forest, together with the .dvaiice of the Americans lo the. oast of it, threatens to cut off tin! cinomy units still clinging to the wooded hills south of Grande Pre. A New Attack With the llritlsh Annie* in France, Oct. :;.--i 11 a.m.)-The llriiisii launched I'rcHh /marks tills morning on a front of nearly six miles between Ke-quehart. and Hony. northeast, of Ht. f.jueniln. Again there has been heavy fighting along the iliiidenhiirg liti this area and more ground of the nios^ important nature has been gained. In Flanders, further substantial advances have been made and there has been extraordinarly heavy Hgliting, in which the Ilrltipli forced their way forward by sheer might. Berlin Official Berlin. Oct. .'!.-I'Yeiich attacks toward the western end of the (,'hnmin-des-Damcs were repulsed, w'hile in the Champagne, counter thrusts, it is announced, reduced the area of recent French gnins. The failure of strong attacks upon new German lines both north and south of .St. Quentln is claimed. In moving from ArmcntlercH and Lens, the official statement says, the Germans occupied rearward positions cast of thnt;o towns. Yesterday the Ilritish bombarded the abandoned positions and then pushed on across the FlourlialxLa llassee-llulluch line. On the Flanders front, the repulse of attacks north of St.idon and north-�'ept and west of Routers Is reported. The text reads: "In Flanders, onnmy attacks north of Stndcn and northwest and west of Routers wore repulsed. We took 200 prisoners. In the evening, partial attacks by the enemy on both sides of the Ypres-Menin road failed. "Armentieres and I.ens were evacuated by us without fighting on Tuesday night. We occupied rearward positions east of both towns. In the course of the day, the enemy, after strong artillery preparation placed against the abandon'-d positions, fol-lowed over the Flcurbuis La I'.assee-Hulluch line. "Ilnforo C'ambrai. the day was ipiiet-er. Knemy partial attacks on the plain of the Scheldt, near and southeast of Rumllly, were, repulsed. Strong attacks and thrusts again*! our new lines north and south of St. Quentin failed. "Southeast of Anizy-Lc Chateau and north of Fllaln. we repulsed partial attacks. Sehleswieg-llolsteln regiments defended the positions on the ridge of the Cliemin-des-l)amrs against strong enemy attacks. There were engagement b In front of our new lines north of Rhoiins." Yanks on New Hun Line With ihe American Army North-�west of Verdun. Oct. 2.-American units reached the KriemhildHteolunK line at one point'today, .lust south of lirieulles, they advanced to a spot where thoy established an actual con- Canadians Have Taken One-Fifth Of All British Prisoners In Two Months (Hy .1. F. n. Ltvesayl. corps order raptured by lis Ibis after With tins Canadian Forces. Oct. noon: "Soldiers of the corps i'p to I Delayed-Later reports did not. ver-| the present time we have given up to Ify all the rumors of gains our troops! the enemy a certain amount, of foreign were reported to have made at the! land of Hide value for military re.i-jump-off early.this morning under the j -,-oriN, while cimsiiig him heavy casual-screen of a heavy hnrrage, We antiei-j ties. Now you are occupying strong patpd the enemy in Ills counter-attack, developed position-lie had laid down his own barrage itl-j must, be given up. most on the instant that we went forward. Our momentum carried us through liis organizations, which were thrown into temporary confusion from which we reaped at the outset over I .nOil prisoners. These were from an miiuuinl number of units, proving that he had gathered in front of the Caiia-'" i dian corps every element at his command for the purpose of stemming our advance. I lis paramount object was to keep his hold on Camhrai, the pivot, of his entire defense on (his front. The Canadian force boundaries coincide' with thoi.e of the, ISth German j army corps group commanded by Yon Albrecht. Since the commencement i of operations on Friday last this corps has employed !:', divisions. This in j eludes the TjKth division and the ISth | reserve division, one regiment of each on our northern and southern flanks respectively, and this morning's battle shows that this corps had nine divisions directly massed to check our attack, namely, remnants of the 12th division, reinforced by the :',r>tli division from the S"nsce river to the northern outskirts of Kpinoy, the 2�'nd division, reinforced by the 2:Uth division from the Sancourt. 'jOTth division, reinforced by the ilith division from Sancourl to the southern outskirts ot Tlllny and thence south to Camhrai, elements of the 1st Guards reserve division and 2ll7th division, reinforced by the 22otl\ division and with one brigade of the 18th reserve division. In addition to these, extra marksmen and machine gun detachments, togetli. er with the machine gun and divisional artillery of the Tth cavalry and ISTtli divisions, probably being employed, although remnants of the infantry of these divisions have been withdrawn. Local attaeits by battalions and regiments of the above mentioned divisions have taken place and our artillery anil machine guns and bombing squadrons have been most active on innumerable turget3, curfpliecl by the enemy personnel. Our artillery all along unceasingly engages those marks, in many cases by direct fire over open sights. Hun Orders to Hold Regimental officers, -who have been through Ypres. the Somme and Passchendaele. agree that tho enemy has never fought more determinedly and we have taken from him today a great toll in killed and wounded. The reason for this Is not far to seek. In the fighting for the Camhrai line, the llun Is at last fighting for his fireside. The following is a translation of a and not a The. [iritisli arc seeking �a decision and we of this corps have n most important sector from the point of view of a decision. Remember that here you are now defending your home, your family and your dear fatherland. Remember how your homes will look if war- is It Neutralizes' Stomach Acidity, Prevents Food Fermentation, Sour, Gassy, Scomach and Acid Indigestion. I)oulill�ss if you are a sufferer from indigestion, you have already tried j pepsin, bismuth, soda, charcoal, drng-and various digestive aids and you ' know these things will not. cure your ' troubl* in some cases do not even fool ] give relief. carried there and with it invasion of | tablet form. Hut before giving up hope and deciding you are a chronic dyspeptic, just try the effect of a little bisnrat-ing unci skin whitening lotion, and commercial carbonate, citrate, oxido or milk, hut the pure bisuratod magnesia which you can obtain from practically any druggist in either powder or ihe eneinv's hordes. If vou stand fast, j laK" > leaspoonfiil of the powder victory will be ours, as before, for �r I wo compressed tablets with a little you are superior to (lie enemy, who only shows a desire to attack j now witli tank- and these tanks we shall destroy. Therefore, carry on. use your rifle cold-bloodedly and cold steel with courage. ( expert that every man will do his duty in the decisive battles coming, from the to the most junior private.'' The Hardest Day j "The hardest day's fighting the Can- 1 adlan corps was ever in," remarked a j western brigadier, "it was ding-dong j all day long with never a let-up. lie i made three or four attacks and beat : off numerous enemy counter-attacks.! lfe had a great concentration of artll-j lory behind the canal and his machine i guns were innumerable. We estimate I he had a division on every l.nnii yards j of our front." Mow Down Masses Our artillery officers say it was their biggest day. The enemy came up Ihe valleys in dense masses, upon which our guns of all calibres played all day long, lie was evidently determined to recapture Hourlon wood, the key to Camhrai. but the close of i water after your next meal, and sen ! what, ;i difference this make?. II will instantly neutralize tile daugorous. harmful acid in the stomach which now causes your food to ferment and ��our. making gas. wind, flatulence, lieiirthurn and the bloated or heavy, lumpy feeling that r.eems to follow moral I ,,()S| everything yon eat. j You will find that, provided you take a little hisurated magnesia immediately after a meal, you can eat. almost anything and enjoy it without any danger of pain or discomfort to fol li w and moreover, the continued use ot the hisurated magnesia cannot injure tin! stomach in any way so long as there are any symptons ot acid indigestion. - Advertisement. Hurrah! How's This Cincinnati authority says corn* dry up and lift out with fingers, the day found us Willi our line well!....................................... advanced over what il was at. dhwn. I Hospital records show that every It was inevitable that in such desper- ( time you cut a corn you invite lock-ate fighting our casualties must bet jaw or blood poison, which is need-heavy. With the battle still in pro-! |e=s h.ivh a Cincinnati authority, who gress it. was impossible to evacuate '. tells you that a quarter ounce of a. all our wounded. Individual battal-i drug called free/.one can bo obtained ions have suffered severely from loss | at little cost from the drug store but of officer-;, though the junto;" mnks j is sufficient to rid one's feet of every are being sufficiently filled from old I l�,r|l or soft corn or callus, non-commissioned officers, who have | Vou simply apply a few drops of returned to liielr units after quality- t freedom, on a tender, aching corn and ing for commissions. The drain of \j soreness is instantly relieved. Short-two months' offensive warfare on our j '>' entire corn can be lifted out, j THREATEN GERMAN SUPPLY LINES j In withdrawing from the Lille salient, the Germans are endeavoring to get out of the giant trap which Marshal Foch lias constructed. While hammering the formidable Cnmbrai-Laon line by thrusts In Flanders and ! from Rhclms to the .Meuse. he is bending back the German flanks. The German supply lines are menaced hy tho allied advances on the flanks and j should they be cut the German situation would be most desperate. It would l seem that the retirement, unless to a great depth, would be of tittle ultimate �avail toward putting off a retreat all along the line from the North Sea to j AUace. j tact with this famous enemy system, veteran leadership is. however, severe and difficult to replenish. Nevertheless, the Canadian corps stands proudly on the ground which it has won from the enemy severely it is because on its assault on the enemy's strategic flank It has attracted l the Ilottordam Nieuwe Courant concludes: "This state of affairs has forced tho central powers to leave in the capital (Solla) sufficient forces to preserve order and especially to guard tho legations and the stores of food and war material." Hun Stock* Slump Amsterdam, Oct. 3.-Tho Berlin bourse suffered a further had slump yesterday owing to tho ubsouco of reliable news from tho Balkans. Many stocks wero stricken from tho official list as unquotable. On tho Budapest bourse a reassuring message from Promler Wekorle was read. It. stated that whatever happened tho frontiers of the country were Bate, Tho precautionary measure tlxtng minimum prices, accordingly was withdrawn. This, however, did not provont a further slump. Germany Couldn't Help Geneva, Oct. 2.-Bulgaria has not betrayed her allies, who wovo Informed of every stop she took through many European press channels, a Sofia dispatch to the None Zeiliing of Zurich declares. It assorts also that on the coritrary, on Sept. 22, for instance, King Ferdinand sont an urgent appeal to Gorman hoadqunrtcrs for military aid, giving notlco that he, otherwise, would bo forced to open negotiations with the enemy. Germany, however, replied that it was Impossible to comply. pathos and any number of thrills in the course of the picture, but laughter will bold sway, overcoming momentary predisposition to tears. Throughout the story "Our Mary," winsome, dainty withal, presents a convincing figure of the little tenement girl stray-1 ing far afield into the realms of the idle rich, lured by the blandishments of a scion of wealth, but returns at lust to her natural environments where she finds happiness. AT THE EMPRESS To have married trfle same man fifty times is the sensational connubial record of Kditli KoherlH, the naive little Bluebird star. Now don't get at all excited and think that Kdith, who is now only sixteen years old, has been dqing a shuttle marathon hack and forth from the divorce court to the marital altar. It was only In the pictures, of course, and during the time when Miss Roberts was feminine lead with those two popular comedians, IMdio Lyons and Ivce Moran. She ha� played in fifty-seven com-odies with the two clever funsters, and In. fifty of these sho ended her career by marrying Eddie Lyons. In one ot tho stories the'producers married her to Lee .Moran, but then divorced her, and re-married her to Lyons. She will be seen In her first Bluebird production, "The Deciding Kiss," from Kthol M. Kelly's well known novel, "Turn About lCleunor," at the Bmpress theatre tonight only and' tomorrow matinee. Friday and Saturday u Jewel Production, "A Man Without a Country." GROCER TELLS FACTS TO LETHBRIDGE PEOPLE "I had been overworking tor years and my stomach gave out. I had no appetite and what I ate soured ami formed gas. Nothing helped until I tried buckthorn bark, glvccrine, etc., an iniAcd in Adler-i kn. ON 10 SPOON-Fl'L astonished me with its quick action." Because Adler-f-ka flushes the KNTIItL bowel tract completely It relieves ANY CASK sour stomach, gas or constipation and prevents nppentli-cit is. The INSTANT action is surprising.--.!. O. Higinbothnm & Co.. Ltd., druggists.-Advertisement. 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