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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3; w\s THE UTTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE FIRES BEHIND HON LINES TO FALL BACK With the British Forces In France, Oct. A.-(11:30 a.m.).- British troops last night and this morning made progress in the neighborhood of Fresnoy-les-Grand, northeast of St. Quentln, though only meagre reports of the fighting in that district have been received. The country behind the German lines In Flanders Is ablaze virtually everywhere. From prisoners comes the Information  that the Germans are making hurried preparations to evacuate the dune ;ountry of Belgium along the sea-coast. Dugouts are being blown up there. MOTHERS! Watch your children's skin*. Am aoon a-, you see the slightest trace-of a rash or sore, apply Zam-Buk. This antiseptic balm �will protect the sore place from Infection, pre-Tont It from spreading and healing aoon follows. Careful mothers always keep fSam-Buk on hand for their children's Injuries-it ends pain so quickly and prevents any possibility of festering. Best for outs, burns, scalds, bruises, ringworm, calp sores, eczema and, teething -rash. All dealers 50c box. BUY YOUR BABIES'BOOTS AT THE HUDSON'S BAY SHOE SALE London, Oct. 4.-(4.30 p.m.)-- British and French forces continued to advance today north of St. Querrtin. -They reached the outskirts of Mont Brehan after severe fighting. German Claim ' Berlin, Oct. 4.-An attempt was made by the Hril.lsl] yesterday to break through the Germans lines on u broad front between Le Catelet and St. Quentin, German army headquarters announced today. The enemy succeeded in taking Le Catelet and in penetrating- Sequehart, buL afterwards was thrown back on both sides of Le Catelet, the statement says. Sequehart, however, remained hi the hands of the British, it adds. A counter attack threw back enemy forces that Jiad penetrated the German lines in Flanders astride the Staden-Roul-ers road. When you feel tnat your stomach, liver or blood Is out of order, renew their health by taking BEEOIAMS PILLS LumtSala ml mm* MWieaaa fat ta* WatIA, AaU mmrbm. la kin, 2 Sc. THAT YOU MAY LEND Mary TONIGHT Pickford IN "AMARILLY OF CLOTHES-LINE ALLEY" With the-American Army in Champagne, Oct.. 4.-(12 p.m.).-The American and French troops gained more ground today north of the important height positions of Blanc Mont and Medcah farm, giving them a secure hold on the important positions won yesterday. Found Gun Emplacements With the American Army Northwest of Verdun, Oct. 4.-Two concrete emplacements for hig guns were occupied west of Vairennes �when American troops advanced along the eastern edge of the Argonne forest a few days ago. The guns had been removed, but engineers believe that they |,were Austrian 305's. The emplacements -were 100 yards apart and apparently were built more than a year ago. Big guns were scattered through the Argonne forest and from day to day have been taken by the advancing soldiers. Among them were two ISO's and several 77's. 1 ^ Gouraud's Task. French Headquarters in France, Oct. 4.-Gen. Qouraud's army had and still has the hardest task of all the French armies. Innumerable feats of individual courage are recorded. One French soldier, with an automatic rifle, captured a complete German field gun battery. He crept upon the battery position by himself and shot all the gunners. A lieutenant, a sergeant and a private, with automatic rifles, DON'T SCOLD, MOTHER! THE CROSS CHILD IS took a trench with 105 prisoners by making the Germans believe they had been outflanked,in force. A tribute to the skill and courage to an adversary was given in the last few days by a mortally wounded German officer who exclaimed to a French officer: "You have fought, magnificently. You will be in my country by Christmas. ' As aKsylriier, 1 congratulate you." Yanks Slaughter Them. American Headquarters in France, Oct. 4.-When German forces advanced on Tuesday in an attempt to .capture Apremont, on the front northwest of Verdun, American tanks suddenly emerged from the town in all directions. The tanks went lurching through the German ranks, spraying bulletH into them from all sides and spreading the utmost terror and consternation. The American tanks after smashing their way through the German lines, wheeled about and repeated the operation with deadly results. The enemy losses were extremely heavy. In one German company, nine men were killed and thirty were wounded out of seventy. In another company, ten were killed and forty weTe wounded out of eighty. U. S. Official. Washington, Oct. 4.-The official communication follows: "Headquarters of the American Expeditionary Forces, Oct. 3.-American troops fighting witii the French have driven back the enemy and taken Blanc Mont and other positions in Champagne. Between the Moselle and before St. Onge, we carried out the usual artillery and patrol activity, taking a number of prisoners."_ U. S. Gas Attack. With the American Forces North west of Verdun, Oct. 3.-(S p.m.)- A successful gas attack was made by the Americans on this front yesterday at Vitosnes, on the Meuse above Dan nevoux. The American engineers removed more than 100 buried German mines from the ground evacuated by the enemy. Yank Aerial Activity. With the American Forces Northwest of Verdun, Oct. 3.-American aviators were busy all day today carrying out bombing attacks on Con-flans, Longuyon, Audun, Dommary, Buxieres, Vigneulle, Chambley, Etain, Arnville and Grande Pre. They dropped 37% tons of bombs. Abileville, Garze, Haydenville and Marcq also were bombed. In 12 days' flying on this front, 34 successful missions have been undertaken by the American aviators. The Day's War Summary (By the Associated Press) Northeast of St. Quentin the British today are fighting in the open country behind the Hindenburg line after pushing ahead five miles since Monday. From-Lens northward and from Rheims eastward to the Argonne the allies continue to bend back the German flanks In smashing attacks. The breach driven through the German defenses south of Beaurevoir is on a. front of five miles. To the north, (he British are plunging ahead east, southeast from Le Catelet, while south, the French are attacking successfully between Sequehart and Lesdins. The Germaft resistance is bitter, but there has been ifo let up in the allied pressure. Thursday, the British captured 4,000 prisoners. CAVALRY AND TANKS THROUGH BREACH With the British in the open country northeast of St. Quentin and the cavalry and tanks pouring through the breach, the German positions around Cambrai and Laon will become very precarious. Through the opening in the line, Marshal Foch would be able to throw troops in and take Cambrai and Laon in the rear. PROGRESS EAST OF LENS West of Lille, the British continue to press the Germans eastward while extending their line south of Lens to Mericourt, where a good advance likewise has been made. Between Lens and Armentieres the British have moved forward an average of more than three miles on a 20-mile front and east of the Bois Grenler are within six miles of the outer walls of the fortress of Lille. Meanwhile, the British and Belgians in Flanders are widening the salient cast of Ypres. which threatens the German positions on the coast and the network of railroads .west of Ghent. There are no indications that the Germans have halted their retirement in the Lille salient, but it is not considered probable that they will give up Lille without heavy fighting. PINCHING ENEMY EAST OF RHEIMS Around Rheims and oast of the Suippe, the French are drawing closer the sides of the German salient oast of Rheims. American troops have joined the French east of the Suippe and have assisted in the advance northwest of Somme-Py by capturing the strong positions of Blanc Mont and the Medeah farm. Further east, the French have taken Orfeuil and Bomont Chateau. In Albania, the Austrians are reported retreating in disorder now that their base at Durazzo has been destroyed by entente warships. American, British and Italian warships participated in the attack on Durazzo. This sensational exploit, which was carried out on Wednesday, has reduced the Austrians to one large naval centre n the Adriatic, that of Pola. taking sides with the allies. n considering the question of the attitude of Austria-Hungary, the possibility of Hungary taking action separate from Austria should not be ignored. Look at Tongue! If Coated, Little Stomach, Liver, Bowels. Clean I .MARY Qworilly of Clolries'line Alley � ACTCCAFT Picture', Don't scold your .fretful, , peevish child. See if tongue is coated; this is a sure sign its little stomach, liver and bowels are 'clogged with sour waste. When listless, pale, feverish, full of cold, breath bad, throat sore, doesn't eat, sleep or act naturally, has stomachache, indigestion, diarrhoea, give a teaspoonful of "California Syrup of Figs," and in a few hours all the foul waste, the sour bile and fermenting food passes out of the bowels and you have a -well and playful child again. Children love this harmless "fruit laxative," and mothers can rest easy after giving it. because it never tails to make their little "insides" clean and tweet. Keep it handy, Mother! A little given today saves a sick Child tomorrow, but get the genuine. Ask your druggist for a bottle of "California Syrup of Figs," which has directions for babies, children of all ages and for grown Sips plainly on* the bottle. Remember there are counterfeits sold here, so surely look and see that yours is made by the "California Fig Syrup Company." Hand back with contempt any other fig syrup.-Advertisement. EMPRESS MmmA TONIGHT & TOMORROW NO ADVANCE IN PRICES JEWfeL INC., PRESENTS "The Man Without a Country" STARRING M. E. HERBERT AND BEAUTIFUL ENCE LA BADIE-SEVEN ACTS. 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