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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETIIBH1DGE, ALBERTA. .WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER '.I. 1H1K Nl'MHEH 2.11 TURKS TO SURRENDER? London Expects Turkey to Quit Within 48 Hours; Much Praise for Wilson LONDON, Oct. 9.-The surrender of Turkey within the next 48 hours will not surprise well-informed quarters "in London, the Evening Standard says today. The .British authorities, it adds, are in possession of information showing that a process of disintegration exists in Constantinople. \---------' * " " T " Turk Empire Crumbling'Cambrai Fails; Big Anglo-Smyrna Sues For Peace'^ p-sh a-** a - 1 he Hindenburg Ueienses Mam German Defenses on West Now Four Miles Behind Rapidly Advancing Allies-Walincourt Reached Last Nitjhl - \ anks Pushed Forward With Great Dash Americans Advance Fast of Rhcims. I' rench and Washington, Oct. 9.-An official dispatch from France today says that on Monday the n�wspapcrs of Vienna issued, without the consent of the censor, editions saying* thai an armistice had been granted on all fronts. TURK RESIGNATIONS London, Oct. 3. - (Canadian Press dispatch from Router's).- Enver Pasha and Talaat Pasha have resigned from their positions in the Turkish government. Tekja Pasha 1ms been appointed grand vizier. LONDON PRAISES WILSON London, Oct. 9.-In diplomatic circles here President Wilson's reply to the peace proposals of Prince Maximilian, the imperial German chancellor, is rcgrYded as clever and logical. It is felt in these circles that the president was wise In refrain-ing-from a flat rejection. The president, however, is considered as playing the same attitude of skepticism at. do _Eurooean statesmen and desires satisfaction on this point before taking further steps. It la believed that ? satisfactory answer to President Wilson's questioni will severely test Ger many's government, while an affirmative ^ep-ly Awilt msan the ac-nowledgement of a German defeat. The acumen and logical of the American executive in framing the reply is recognised as characteristic of him. Huns Despondent. \ ins t itf Ki'i Ik, Hi,ii l'lime Maximilian's an-� liniiiii'.'ini'iil in th'1 rctchstag tli:i: ';�. artni.-ticc hits been requested was re i elved in Money silence |.IU" ghosts, leinembrances of for l.l'T i liaiii ill'-: -' specche.. flillril thiuiigh Hi1' ps," lie says. Hernhard bitterly complains tlta' Vrinio Maximilian neglected to de- -iif i uss will) Frame t'.i" la'o of AIsri  Lorraine mill uilh )Ei* - * i.i llie ij.lf^ �iott of bolder pinvlm lil government and declares thai this  outintuition of thf old pnliuv is r\ f laordlnarlly dangerous. Up con / slutles: "The govei uiueut only puts its trust in President Wilson and a UtAil fate." Beat Life Out of Hun*. London. Oil. '.i. iCiintulian Press Dlspatili from lieu! ernu Addressing ii gathering of .".mill on tin- win- aims of 111*; allies, Iti;;fil Hon. Winston Spen iit Churchill Monday evening said Unit till) Me was being beaten out of tin1 mighty ti'rnian army Tim proud v l.uiser was takiliK refuge behind til*1 uppi'.tratn'iv ol a parliamentary gov enimeni utitl was almost pitiably suing j lor peace. W,i must beware ]� 1 hitf llie si'oat majority Bf tl\n peoples in the alllod countries *re (lftlerminedly resolvod that there inn lie up peace until all invaded territory ho'ltl liy (ieriunny and her allies lias Iibdii evai'iiateil, we HtroiiKly ii'Be that tlmru should lio no talk whatever of peace, oxeopt on the. same tcinm iih laid down to Uulguria." NT Paris. Oct. 9.-Gen. J. M. G. Mai-letterre, the military critic for the Temps, has written a letter from the front saying that the German armies' arc at the end of their strength and that the German hi;;h command is hoping to save them. "An armistice, even with the obligation to evacuate invaded territory and Alsace-Lorraine." he continues, "would allow the German command to withdraw its armies-in security to a distance sufficient to give them time to reform fhe^pnks in preparation for the moment when Berlin will denounce the allies' conditions ac impossible," ATHENS, Monday, Oct. 7.-Delegate* from the government at Smyrna, Turkey, are expected to reach Athens tonight with an offer of peace to the entente powers. (Smyrna is just 200 miles from Constantinople.) WANT PEACE TERMS MADE AT ATHENS ! LONDON, Oct. 8.-A dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company from Athens i dated Sunday says: �_____ "The governor of Smyrna has sent to Mytilene three delegates, a Greek, an English- " man and a Turk, to enter into peace terms, according to the Hestia." : ,, LONDON. Oct. 9. -1 hccity of Camkrai has been captur- 65,000 BULGARS SURRENDER SINCE ARMISTICE 1 ecj b>.'ft �r"'f �jih 8.000 prisoners. SALONIK1, Oct. 8.-(via tondon)-In addition to the thousands of Bulgarians made .^Marshal Ha.B announced the-cap ore of this on, prisoners during the allied advance in Serbia and Bulgaria, 65;000 more have surrendered j[^lm� (jcrma" ^^hold 111 commun.cal.ou under the terms of the recently formed armistice. . oca>. .re _ . Last night aucittonal progress was made east ol oeque- hart and toward Boham and Maret/.. - , South of Camhiai, the British captured Morenville and reached the western outskirts of Wallincourt. I he attack this � r. f ^\ . A^AA AAA AAAin,orn'nl> was �" 'ron' �' t'1'rc''ourt'1 ai'"1'C!! aiu' Victory Loan; Out ror $500,000,000^ ^ 20otlo(L THE ENEMY FORCES Sir Thomas White Launches Second COL. BEAITIE Col. Beattie, C.M.G., head of the Canadian chaplain services will arriv; in the city tomorrow morning to lecture at the Y.M.C. A. auditorium at 12:30 Thursday noon. Col. Beattic has addressed large audiences at Calgary and Edmonton, and Lethbridge is lucky to secure him. He will be the guest at a luncheon at 12:00 under the auspices of the Rotary club when about 60 Invited guests will be present, and the meeting immediately following will be public. It will be especially Interesting to the Next-of-KIn and It is expected that many soldiers' relatives will be present in spite of the rather awkward hour at which the address is to be delivered. Those who are invited guests to \Vnini|i.'K. Oct I1 T!i.' Vii i..ry Ih.'in i .>ini>;>;i-ii fin S'.'I* jr. �llli''. �-llhlllltteil til,ll peaee coill'l not lie > oik luil.it �iilt ihe enemy iMi'pi on the t � � tin - ol iitu'onill-iioii.il siirreiuler. Tliis \va~ liiune-iliiitely follnweil hy eh.-or-, lor the \ irloi loiif, allie-i Sir Tlioinas White's ipeeeh '.v.l* a clear >-t;ii.-mein of t'.tnai.ii's :ltl ;iiii i:il po-i'ion ami of roiulltInn-> surruuiiiliiiK the new domestic lo,in. The money w,i|. needed, >�Ul the un.iiice miiiincr. for tile riippoii :itli equipment of t'nn-:u)ii't''ar wan ilcali with. \! 'ii.. 11..... of llu� war, said Sir 'Ih.nn.i... cuiaila would Im In a nouad tlnum ial po ^itlon. lincauce iiue pi 'upon I an of Cniaila't* WilH llllji'lleil IliHIIl. Tile fllliltli e minister v.elll lAti-nsUely II)!.> flltlire of Jin trade h-M.....n thii mother i'oiin(r> a.nl Canada ami pointed on' that in ir�i|e le-tw !i Hie two cieiiitrieH iin-f.. wo... a . ;,� tilt In I'an.ida'v liivo: of $ 1 'ph-tiM'dHy In n dlH|ialcli from fhe front, la hnlievod lo have f�ll��ii during tin aerial battle on Saturday, lie went with a putrol on Saturday morning and became ungagod in a fight with an enemy flyliiK aquudron. Exactly wljat happened is unknown, but two of Ills comrades saw a machine fall to earth out of control and bellove it wan (larros. On Friday QarroB brought down it Ci-rtnan plane In masterly fashion. OOGS FOR 6REIDINQ PURPOSES Ottawa, Oct. The war board an. uomices that it in prepared to receipt applications lor license to import dogs for hreedlrc piiruoaeB. It will bo re-mombernd that, by oi'tler-lii-council of Juno ;i, doKrt for iniproveniunt of Htuck wore placed in Hie Hat of I'OHtrlc.tml 1 in purl h and cannot bo imported info Canada without a license from the war trade board. Men at Work at Fernie and Mi--cht'l-ArranKinK the Single Shift. (Special to tin. tlprul." ivruie, tict. s Annin tii" Coal Creek mines are on the'pro Im iiiK list, the miners bavin's Kone Iwuk in work (liin moruiiiK. Not all the men reporting for work can he placed at once. a.s the introduction of the single shift will cause some d^luy in making room for all the miner* who want to return. Many of the limses used in and about the fniinrs were sent out to pasture and some of them have just returned- till* afternoon. Some deUiy will take place owing lo nllght caves having occurred jtur-iujl the Idleness of the mines, hut all these minor difficulties will soon he eliminated and the full number of men lie at work as usual .1. O: Jones, assistant to t.'omnils-sioner AnnairoiiK. is here, and will remain until tlie new order of thing!) has been established. Mr. Jonj;s' office \vi\\ be to decide upon any disputes that may arise, owing to differences of opinion between management and men as to what places, under the new order, shall bo worked double shift ami what places are Dot to come under the exception to tlio general rule of single shift which Commissioner Armstrong makes in his order to return to work. The, Michel miners are also at work and it is hoped that the output of the two camps will soon' be. back to the figures of the output before the stopping of work on the fourth of last month. CLOSE NAVIGATION ON YUKON RIVER Ifctwson, V. '1'., Oct. X.-Nuvlgat(fii on the Yukon river closes this week. Kvo'ry steadier laav'.ni; here is loading with depart5*CT**.yk�r� DeclHrntion of Premier Hearst I at Methodist Conference j Last Night. j Hamilton, dm . Oct. !>.-�- The terms of peace must le- dictated hy a victor-ioim allied anuv on tiermau soil." Sir I William Heart.:, premier of Ontario.! declared to the �reat patriotic meei-i Ing held in the I'irst Methodist Church | here last evening in connection with) the sessions of the ,;eneral conference. There should he no peace terms made, he said, with the present perjured and blood stained Herman government t'apt. the U.-\ John Uarbutt, a returned chaplain, lold that a propaganda should be nlarted among the men now overseas to change tlijir way of thinking so that they would more i dily be absorlie 1 into (hi li c.il.- a-lied :or v.mu'hI he rn.i.l-  >> 1 �  and the money v. mild h>> for war purpura-, oiiiv ami It Aou:d all lie .pent In Canada All �ii'1 lioads would lie e\eiiip' ii'./m :..v . Terms of the Loan V. .Illlipi-K, O' t '�' l-'lve huil'll''il :ii 11 l!n:ii of dollais ii the niii'iiuit le'inii � d lo lie la, ..-d hy the I .ill.ldlall  rtiinen' on Canada - part In th" � s f v ill In- r.ilh.'il if pin.' i!111 'i'iiere nre two '.'eyi.ir hoiift - in 'hi i-"in. rive and 1.'. year nond* will lie ai."tiliihle in ill" new loan, the .nnniint heini' payable hy inv.-itoi's a> follows. Ten per lent, of tile total i--tl" price on appliiuiion; per '.. 1'.'!'.'. Jo per cent on Feb. ii. !!'!'.', and ;'." I per cent, on March ;. r.'l'i. on white | latter date the accrued interest ot ; I l-li'i per ceiajj: also will he payable. Tue interest will he payable Hy tlie purchaser of the bond'* on lhi~> issue. The net return til the plirrll.lM'l.- will be .'-t-j per cent, of their Inve-tinetil. The sellliiK i-ampiiigii for tin loan will begin Monday. Oct. Js and will continue until Saturday IS RELEASED Captain of Emden Allowed to (Jo Home Owing to III Health. ADVANCE FOUR MILES FIRST DAY LONDON. Oct. 8.--Tin' Anglo-American offensive on lhc St. Qucnt.n sector has resulted in an advance in some places of four miles, according to the Standard's correspondent. Many villages and prisoners have'been captured. HAILED AS GREAT VICTORY WITH TUE BRITISH ARMIES IN FRANCE, Oct. K.-A ;> � great victory, the results of which undoubtedly will prove of on.-', j ihe widest importance, especially at this lime, has been won today by the British armies in the field on a front extending" rom Cnmbrai southward. | Americans participated in the cenlre and they ponged i even more deeply into the enemy [ipsitions than at first had been tntended. TOOK 10,000 PRISONERS TUESDAY PARIS, Oct. 9.-Nearly 10,000 Germans were taken prisoner yesterday by the allied forces in the fighting along the various fronts on the battlefield, says Marcel Hutin, in the Echo de Paris today. The Germans, he adds, are hurriedly evacuating thc'Argonne forest. The battle is continu- RAPID PROGRESS AGAIN TODAY i LONDON, Oct. 9.- The Anglo-American attack was resumed this morning on the entire front south of Cambrai. �Field Marshal Haig reported today. Rapid progress was be-) ing made. new tli-X! Nov Amsterdam. Oft. !�.- rapt, von . Mueller, tamoUH for his exploits while commander of the Herman cruiser civil life of i Kniden early in the war. has been re- the country on their return. At yesterday afternoon's nession of the conference, the delegates of the congregational and of the women's mU-Hloiiary society were heard. Thft committee on memorials decided to reeomnieinl making women eligible, both for ihe franchise in the courts of the church and for tlie inin-latry. The latter proposal Is burn to provoke at rout; opposition when the matter Is taken up on the floor of the conference. leaned from internment in Holland owinK to the state of his health, according to the Hamhui'K Naehrlchten. ('apt. .Von Mueller is now living ut tlie town of Wankenhurn, in the liar/, mountalna, in the Duchy of Brunswick. ('apt. von Mueller was taken prisoner hy the liriti�h|Wlien the cruiser Kmden, after raiding entente shipping J in the Indian ocean, ivas destroyed off the Coco Islands Jn November, HH4, by the Australian cruiser Sydnoy,. The i j captain was taken to Malta and later j transferred to Kngland. lie. escaped from an internment camp at Not ring- where ho was interned. SPANISH CRISIS AVERTED ��8�n Sebastian. Spain, Oct. s - An iiwiii ,......^........... tonlo Maura, the resignation of who�o I j^jj' an'a roaclied "llolland cabinet was reported today, hns form-' ed a new government, in which he takes the post of minister of public instruction, which was vacated by the Duke of Alba, who is the only minister superseded in the. new cabinet. Premier .Meura's enthusiastic attitude gives the impression that a crisis has been a�erted. HUN ATTACKS SWISS CAPTIVE BALLOON Geneva, Oct. 9-This morning's newspapers is,y that a German airplauo yesterday attacked a Swiss captive balloon, which took fire. Ueul. Hulry, who was in the basket of the hajloon, which took fire, was huruutl death, it is said.   . * � * : * > T 1'arja, Oct. 9.-The Germans during the past few duy/ have been using in their air -work a new type of inflammable bomb, combining great effectiveness with lifht weight. A single airplane, it is stated, can carry 200 bombs. -�i The only way of fighting the fire caused by (his now'destructive weapon appears to be the Isolation of the blaze, set, a� pouring water on il it literally adding fuel to the flames on account of the chemicals of which the bombs are compose*1. FRENCH CROSS SUIPPE With the Frei�:h Army North of Rheimi, Oct. 8.-Attacks upon the tine of the Suippe were resumed this morning and favorable progress is reported. The French erocsed the Suippe and took Baz-ancourt. German artillery is vio-, lently bombarding the new French positions north of the Aisne at Berry-au-Dac. HARD FIGHT IN ARGONNE With the American Army Northwest of Verdun, Oct. 8.- Pressure against .the German lines on the western side of the Argonne sector resulted in satisfactory progress today. The Americans ^ were met by a very heavy machine gun fire and from the start of the day's fighting were subjected to an intense bombardment. Along this, line, the enemy is offering increasingly strong resistance and is using larqe quantities of gas. In the centre, the day was quieter and artillery activity remained a\ low ebb. American observation balloons rose nt will, while'German aerial forces were virtually inactive. PROGRESS OF FRENCH Paris, Oct. 9-French troops coutheaat of St. Quentln last night captured the outskirts of the towns of Harly and Neuvlile-St. Ammand, according to the official statement issued today by the French war office. COUNTER-ATTACKING HEAVILY. London, Oct. 9.- (1 p.m.)-German troops today are counter-attacking very heavily on the Suippe river front, in the Champagne and the French have not been able to make very much progress. Hindenburg Line Gone Paris, Oct. The Hindenburg line no longer bars the path oi the allies. The definite rupture of It was achieved on tlie first day of the fighting toward the norih ot the great battle now raging from Kscunt to tlie Metise. To Anglo-American forces wont tlie honor of storming tlie last remnants of tlio extraordinary musto of defenses, in some places 12 miles iu dopth, ( between Canihrai and St. Qtienlin. t Apart from this accomplishment the [results of the day's fighting wen not � J able in that the enemy's losses inns' have run into tens of Hum-,mils of men during the dayV fightii:;; in Ii"' various sector^ of the long hattle-front. In addition, iiiipo-.aut -trategic objects were attacked. Advance on .21 Miles London. Oct. '.f Maltncourt. up hy Ksnes and l.u 'I'ar-glte and Niersrnle to the old line south of Cambrai. The advance, roughly speaking, was on a front of Jl miles and the average advance was to a depth of two miles and a maximum depth of three miles. Canadian Troops Attacked London, Oct. !i. -The text of the Itritisli statement reads. "Further progress was made yesterday evening east of Sequehart and iu the direction of Dohaiu and Muretl. Our troops readied the outskirts ot Walincourt and gained the lines of the La Targette Cambrai road, capturing I'orenville. "At ."> L'u o'clock this morning the attack was resumed on the whole front of llie ilrd and -Itli armies. First reports indicate that rapid progress id being made everywhere. "Shortly after midnight, Canadian troops attacked north of Cambrai Hamillies has been captured and thO crossing of the Canal de Kccaut mailt in the neighborhood of the village. Our troops have entered Cambrai. "The number of prisoners taken by us yesterday exceeds S.000 and we captured many guns." Capture Many Guns Willi tho Anglo-American Armies Near .St. Queiitin. Oct. 'J.-Heavy fighting continued . throughout the night on the Cambral-St. Quentin front and the liritish and Americans continued ~.^CoNxi.Nuiii>on Paui; Six) ^ 00793674 764670 ;