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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 5, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI.  LETIiimiDGK, ALBERTA,  SATURDAY. OCTOIJKK 1018 Dutch Send I Prince Max Will Invitation Peace Talk At Hague Carries Out Request of Austria for Opening of Peace Negotiations. i ef use to Return Isace-Lorraine HUN PEACE OFFENSIVE Berlin Publishes Report Britain Has Answered Hut This Is Denied. Holland Denies It Tin- Hague. Oct. O.--Holland htm tiol Invited tin? belligerents to m*go- fiat** for piMicf, il wan declared by tin1 *0'>MMi;ii office today. There is Tint a -*ord of truth in the statement of the j lierliu Tamilian, to that effect, the of-j fiuiiil announcement, states. *_____ Amsterdam, Oft. 4.- Austria-Hungry lias requested ,Ilolland to invito belligerents to take part in peace ^legntfations. says the Vienna correspondent or the Vienna Tageblatt, The *ovrespondent. adds that Holland al-Tf*ady has sent, out the Invitations. No British Answer. London, Oct. 4.- Reports published l*i the Berlin TaKchhiM to tho offset that Great Hritain has replied to the *ust'Man peace proposals and the n�-giifst from Austria that Holland invite �he belligerent nation;; to enter pence negotiations at" Riven prominence by f Hungarian statesmen, beaded by Premie Wekerh*. has arrived at VI-1 I'una In connection with a new peaci move, t according to the Cologne Gazette. The other members of the Wckerle party were Count. Tiszan and Count lAndrussy, former premiers of Hungary, and Count Apponyi. the Hun-, gariau minister of instructions. Dr. Solf, Foreign Secretary Copenhagen, Oct. Or. \V. S. Solf. Cerinan colonial secretary, has beon appointed to the German imperial "foreign secretaryship, it was officially nnounccd today. Mat bias Krzberger,, the Centrist Vendor, has been appointed secretary of state without portfolio. Herr Jtuuer, Socialist member of the reichs-tag', has been named as secretary of elate of the imperial labor office. Or. Solf will continue during the �war to uct also as colonial secretary *rith Or. Glelm us under secretary fight received from British correspondents. The representative of thp Mail, a'fter referring flt^ffr^rWafniri. Urt-tish. Au:trulian uud New Zealand divisions as units "whose daily life wan heavy fighting." says: "Other divisions had as hard fighting and as great a triumph. The Americans also broke through the 111;; denburg line. Allied airmen had photographed every tunnel mouth t and every surface feature at low altitudes and these photographs woro carried into action by the American officers as they advanced through the misr, "The bear, and confusion of battle robbed the gallant Americans of some of their proper reward, it was not until yesterday that, it was seen how much tiie Americans had done. Never have the Germans been Been In such thick swaths . of dead as along the course the Americans traversed." V  # V V DON'T BE A DRAG Jusr. now there is a double, motive in Thrift. If you uro not attracted by the appeal to nave for your.self. then save to Lend. Canada will need more money for the clean-up of tho war and the civil re-etablish-inent of the soldier. Other nations have none to loan. She must, swim on her own prosperity. The thrifty man will bo a support and an asset; and the thriftless one a drag. See that you are prepared to meet tho call when it comes! IT ? > Hon. N. W. Rowel!. M. P., K.C., will speak in Knox church tonight. Mr. Rowell is a capital speaker and is one of the prominent public men of the day. and there should be a capacity house to hear him. His subject will be of a patriotic nature and those who have heard Mr. Rowell speak on the war are united in declaring that it Is a treat which should not be misted. PARIS, Oct. 5.-(I: 10 p.m.)-American troops tacked again this morning between the Meuse and Argonne along an extended front. The advance at some points has reached more than a mile and some villages have been taken. YANKS ADVANCE TWO MILES PAPIS, Oct. 4.-Tne Americans have made an advance of almost two miles in the Argonne. FRENCH CAPTURE CHARDON-VERT LONDON, Oct. 5.-A statement dealing with the operations around St. Quentln issued by the French war office and just received here says: "We havr taken C'iardon-Vert; south of Sequehart, and many fort- , Ifird woods. We have captured Morcourt, where we took 400 prisoners and four cannon.'* BRITISH ADVANCE AT ST. QUENT1N LONDON, Oct, 5.-In the region of St. Quentin. British troops made substantial progress yesterday southeast of Beaurevoir, and north of Le Catelet. Field Marshal Haig's report today s^ys that 800 prisoners were captured. The British line northwest of Le Catelet was advanced slightly Friday night. GERMAN LEFT FLANK RETIRES PARIS, Oct. 5.-Under the pressure of French and American attacks In Champagne the Germans hav* retired on their left flank and given up territory east of the Monts, according to the war office announcement today. West of the Suippe, the French, keeping in touch with the German rearguards have reached the heights southeast of Moronvillers. The French have maintained their gains In heavy fighting east of the Argonne forest. Northwest of Rhelms, in the last five days, the French have taken more than 2500 prisoners and 31 guns. Kaiser of (he Balkans Abdicated Thursday According to Austrian Report. BORIS IS THE NEW KINO Events Move Rapidly in Balkan* Serb Army Comes Up With Austrians. V V V V V V V V V V T.N.T. EXPLOSION .;. .;. .;. : > > > : : ENEMY SUBS SHELL PORTUGESE PORT. Dr. SoKr-witli Prince Max of Baden, is considered a lender of tho Moder-ttea In Germany, and his Appointment may bo looked on as another move in the German peace offensive. AMERJCAN STEAMER SUNK. Washington. Oct. r�.-Tho American cargo steamer .San Saba, of the Mnl-lory Id no, was sunk yesterday 15 miles southeast of Barnefiat, Xt.T., the navy department was informed today. It Is supposed the ship struck n mine. How many of Uio crew were rescued is not yet known. Calgary. Oct. 5. - Murdertrf,, robbed and thrown into the Bow river, the body of James Rankin. 32 years of age, a returned veteran of the 49th battalion, whose last address was given as the Savoy hotel, Edmonton, was discovered yesterday afternoon by some boys on the south bank of the Bow river. His head had been hacked with an axe and his pockets rifled. Rankin was an employee of the P. Burns Co. planjt in this city at one time, but It is not known what relatives he has in Edmonton. Coroner Wright believes that the body was In the water for three or four days. Rankin was lact seen in this city on Monday, Sept. 30. ^Lisbon, Oct. -J.-Two enemy submarines toduy shelled tho port of t'ezimbra, .IS .miles south of Lisbon. The shore guns immediately replied uiul the submarines fled. ? V ? 1 4 * * + hohaIoii of tho building ufter ho had received n notice from tho. ttxc-Glulor lilfo to vacate. Ml*. Hansen claimed that ho hold posHoflflJon of the build* lug by right of purchase'from, thoiori* ginal owners. Mr. .Harrta ".stateir;that thtt mortgage on the; building'bad -not been foreclosed and .therefore. the owners had u right to sell, while the Excelsior idfo had no right to give a i loaso. This in a civil matter whlclv will be argued in Calgary courts on Monday morning. Since the night of Sept. 30Ui Mr. Hansen has had a guard on the the-at re to hold it, much the name �;i W. B. Sherman did a few yeurH ago in Moose Jaw. Yesterday, however, Mr. Brown on the advice of his solicitor, removed the guard, and taking a crowbar broke into tho building and held possesion, * Mr. Harris then had a warrant issued for Mr. llrown's arrest on a charge of breaking into and holding property which was at tbo time In tho possession of another party. Mr. Harris gave the warrant to Chief Hardy to execute, but he nnw~efait�s that the chief failed to do ho, but. instead that the pollen stood by at 11 o'clock last night when Mr. Hrown had ' Mr, Hnice, Hansen's guard, thrown out of the building. "1 want to know whether an autocrat 'is running this town," declared Mr, Harris to the council this morn-ihg. 'Tin after your scalp," said Mr. Harris to Uhiuf Hardy, "ThaCa all right with me," replied ,tliu.. chief*, "but keep your cut-out cloned."' Mr. Harris la-'insistent that 0 men and every member of it who reached tho American lines was either killed or captured. Five wounded prisoners remained in the hands of the A mericans. Gerardmer Is southeast of L'pinal and eight miles from the German border opposite Colmar. Alsace. Copenhagen, Oct. 5.-The official Austrian correspondence bureau has given out a dispatch from Sofia dated Friday stating that King Ferdinand of Bulgaria abdicated on Thursday to Crown Prince Boris. The new King, it Is declared, has already assumed' the reins of office. RACE FOR CONSTANTINOPLE London, Oct. 5.-The Germans and Austrians, the Dally Mall says, are making great efforts to place n new army in Bulgaria in order to hold the railroad to Constantinople. Men are being drawn from 34 German and 12 Austrfan divisions in Russia, but the divisions generally are poor in quality and weak in numbers. Germany can use railroads and the Black Sea to throw troops quickly into Constantinople, the chief aim, the paper adds, being to maintain land communications with Constantinople and to prevent the allien from getting in touch with Rumania. Constantinople is at the mercy of the guns of the battleship Goe-ben and the forts at the Dardanelles are manned by picked Germans. The Turkish attitude, concludes the Daily Mail, is one of helpless expectation and the Turks will be the prize of the army which wins the race for the railroads. SERBS FIGHT AUSTRIANS. Paris, Oct. 5.-Allied forces (n Serbia have come into contact with the Austro-Hungarians near Veranje. southern Serbia. Serbian forces operating against the Austrians took Prenys on Thursday. SERBS DEFEAT AUSTRIANS London, Oct, 5.-Austro-German troops have been defeated In fighting with the Serbians who pursued them toward the old Serbo-Turkfsh frontier, says m Serbian, official statement Friday. Four Thousand Men In England Awaiting Transpor tation. . NEW YORK'S 400 ECONOMIZE, RECEIVER FOR DELMONICO'S N'ew York, Octt 5.-War time economies practised by wealthy New Yorkers has resulted in the appointment by the federal court of two receivers to lake over Delmonlcos famous restaurant, which has been operating tin* dor the samo name and family management for approximately 300 years. The restaurant will continue operations under the name management, but directed by the receivers, until u contemplated re-organization Is effected, according to Maurie P. Davidson, one of the receivers. Kdmonton. Oct. 4.-In the course of a discussion at the convention of returned soldiers' commission held hero this evening regarding tho assimilation of the returned men the information was given out that there are 7,� 000 men in the province at the present time and there are 4,000 men in tho clearing stations in England waiting for transportation to Alberta. Mew Head of Bureaua Edmonton, Oct. 4.-J. W. Mitchell, secretary of the provincial Great War Veterans* association, has been appointed in charge of the organization of provincial government labor bureaus. Mr. "Mitchell is a returned soldier and also ex-mayor of Calgary. NEW LEADER AFTER A SPEEOY PEACE L a Appointed Prussian Minister of War to Succeed Von Stein, Resigned, ' I (Additional War News on Page Five.) Basel, Oct. 5.-Gen. Greener has been appointed to succeed Gen. Von Stein, resigned, as Prussian minister ot war, the St raaaburg Post says. Gen. Groener has been chief of .staff in the Ukraine. Gen. Von Stein was reported to have resigned in advices received in London on Sept. 27, from Copenhagen. He bed been Prueslen war minuter ilnct October, 1916. FIRST DEATH FROM FLU* IN HAMILTON Hamilton, Out., Oct. 5.-The first death from Spanish influenza hero occurred last night when Cadet A, R. Hobson died at the military hospital, where there'are more than 100 cases. TORONTO POLICE ORGANIZE UNION Toronto, Oct. 5.-Three hundred members ot the local police have organised a union and at a mass meeting here last nlgbt were made members ot the new local under charter of the Dominion Trades and Labor j Congress Prince Maximilian Will Re-affirm Reichstag Peace Resolution of July, 1917. ^ Basel, Oct, 5.-Tho roichstag peace resolution of July, 1917, will be reaffirmed by Prince Maximilian of T3aden, tho new German imperial chancellor, in his declaration ot policy before the reichstag today, according to information received here. The new chancellor is oxpected to develop the scope of this resolution In his statement and Indicate a desire t.ov. a speedy peace, \ The indications are that the session will be -a brief one, the deputies probably adjourning: until the regular date for assembling in November *after 'hearing the rovernment'a declaraUoeV ;