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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1918 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE Germans Attempt to Make Stand on Valenciennes Line ONE MILE FROM DOUAl British Headquarters in France, Oct. 12.-(Reuter's)-British advanced posts have now been push-' ed to within little more than a mile of the outskirts of Doual. The advance from here has to be very cautious, however, as many around mines have been encouat-ered and there Is good reiison to believe the town itself is honeycombed with death traps. NEW HUN DEFENSES With the Anglo-French Forces on the Valenciennes Front, Oct. 12.-(By the Associated Press)- There was every evidence today that the Germans were preparing to make a strong stand on the Valenciennes line, which has now been reached at the east of the river Seile by the Anglo-American forces. � Six Miles from NIsh London, Oct. 12.-(By Associated Press)-Serbian troops have reached a point within six miles sf Nish and are storming the outer defences of the fortress. A Franco-Serbian column is moving around the city from the southeast and another alll(�!l force is encircling it from the southwest. Evacuating Valenciennes With tlio Anglo-AuiGrlcnn Forces on the Valenciennes Front, Oct. 12.-The evaciiallon oC Valoncieunea itself was fltarteil three weeks ago. Prisoners 'captured today said they-Jiud orders to iiold on .to the Jast and to- kill as many British and Americans as poS-eible. In Douai by Sunday London, Oct. .12.- (By the Associated'Press)-German troops in the'region of Douai are retiring behind the Sensoe canal. British forces have reached a line two miles west of Douai. : The withdrawal of Uie . Germans ci'ogs.lhe Sen.see canal hat been more or ^e8B� completed. It is believed Gen. Hafff'.s men ,w 11 be on the edge of the canaland in the otusUirts'ot Douai by tomorrow morning. South of Laon the Oermans are rontinuing their retirement from the famous Chcmin-des-Daines ufiiler the pressure of attacks from the west and south and it is confidently expect ed that the .wliole of the famous high way will be entirely evacuated very Boon. * The Germans are falling back very Chronic Diseases TakeHoldSlowly Kidney lind Bladder Troubles dont ttack you suddenly. Chronic disease! . of these organs are gea^raily the re-'. suits of neglect. N�tur� gives yon . plentj- of Trarniag when your Kidnojr* re out of order and need assistance; 7on,notice � dnjl pain^n the back; vou are dizzy, have headaches, feel languid, tired and lif^eas. There is no Mistaking the symptoms, and when Nature warns you- obey-flr later yon will regret it. Putting oiBf never cures. Gin Pills do. At the first sign- of Kidney or Bladder Trouble, buy a box of Gin Pills and take them. They will help your Kidneys to perforin their proper function and renew your previous trpngth and vigor. Among onr hundr^s of testimonials is one from Mr. B. *C. David, King's Co., N.IS. Mr. David writes: "I suffering from a dreadful lame L-ack and hips, so much so that T eonld hardly straighten up. I got a Vox of Gin Pills and they helped m'. impiediately. I have continued vo take Gin Pills, and now the paCns in both hip* and back are gene. I shall always rMfmmend Giu Pills to my friends and other suffsccrB." Mr. David's caso is, only one of the anany to which Gib Fills have brought immediate relief. Sufferers from Kidney or Bladder trojble should heed' what Ms been donei^n such cases and try Gin Pills. Sold almost evsryw\iere throughout Canada-50c a box. A free sample will he sent you if yon write to -The National Drug ft Chcmif al Co. of Canada, Limited, Toronto, Ont. TJ. S. residents should address Na-Dni-Co,, Inc.. 202 Main St., Bnff*!*-., N.T. 174 rapidly in the Cliampngne and this morning the Frencli advanced for a distance of from three to four miles. After capturing Vouzieres, on the Aisne Tiver, the French have gone some (Hstaiice beyond tliiit town. So swiftly is the line changing that it is difficult to foV.ow the French advance from point to point. Huns Make Desperate Stand- Witii the American Forces Northwest of Verdun, Oct. 12.-(Noon) - (By the ARsociated J'ress)-Gen. Pershing's forces continued their attack against Ike German positions on this front today. German opposition prcvud even more bitter, if po.sslblo, than it was yesterday. Tlie fighting this morning was especially violent oi: the centre, and on the centre St. .luvin and Cunel, both of which towns are now in No Man's Land, are aflame. From prisoners taken there is every Indication that the enemy is throwing everything into the battle in a confused way. The prisoners frequently are unable to tell what division they belong to. In bther easels they reveal that divisions, regiment.s and even companies have been dlssolVbd- and again formed into new units. Germans Anxious With tlie British Army on the Flanders Front. Oct. 12.-(By the Associated Press)-The Germans apparently are growing anxious regarding the intentions of the Brilisli in Flanders. This is indicated by the nunfbers of low flying airplanes which they have out in reconnojtcring work and by tonstant raids all along the line. German Admission. Berlin. Oct. 12.-(Via London.)- South of Laon the German troops have evacuated the Chemin-des-Dawes, tlio general staff announced. German forces west of Douai retired from their positions to lines in the rear. The enemy followed slowly and In the evening occupied the line of Vendin-le-Vlel, Harnes, Henin-Lie-tard and to the west of the Beaumont-Brebleres railway. Bob lopg UNIQN MADE OVERALLS SHIRTS & GLOVES (By the Associated Press) The Gerniaus have paused In their flight before the Anlo-American advance from the Cambrai-Sl. Quentln line long onougii to attempt a stand along the Selle river, southward from the tip of the allied wedge at f^e Gateau, Momentarily, therefore, the line appears to bo stationary along,this front, where the enemy has hastily dug In. Field MarHlial Ilaig today did not mention any new forward movements here. The line is an extremely unstable j (jii(>siions asked l)y one, liowever, and tjio German defenses are de.scifbed as mere sfTatcho.s on' pliotopJay. and ;iN wiio have seen it the surface. ! '"i^'o '""''i 'o'kI t'leir praise of the WAIT TILL GUNS CATCH UP i ir>s,ou ir, leaclres and have been the I'here seems every probability, .therefore, tiiat tiu^ allied drivn will be; hotier for .setiing ii resumed as soon as the gun.s and the transports catch up with the advanced' elements, for a powerful push at the improvised German positions. DOUAI'S FALL MATTER OF HOURS Meanwhile the British sweep on the more northerly front has resulted j HON. A. L VERY SYMPATHETIC Ottawa, Oct. 11.-A committee representing 2500 members of the outside tiervice, who members of the Dominion Customs Association, waited on Hon. A. \j. Sifton, minister of customs, today and presented a revi.sod schedule of salaries for this class of government employees. The committee received u syrapathetio luiaring and the minister promised { earnest consideration of their request. The committee also presented suggestions with regard to the re-organization and reclassification of the service, which is now going on. The amendment to the Clv/l Service act was one of the matters taken up. PAGE VERY ILL New York, Oct. 12.-Walter Hmes Page, retiring United States ambassador to Great Britain, arrived here today from England, critically ill. He is suffering from heart disease. Germans Accept Wilson's Terms in a Sense-Report Washington, Oct.' 12.-German reports that Prince Maximilian's reply to President Wilson's inquiry has been \ dispatched and indicating that it Is "in a sense" an acceptance of the president's conditions of peace, led to an authoritative statement here today that the public should be warned against believing that Germany is aboiit to end the war by unconditional surrender. v Still Talk Abdication. Zurich, Oct. 12;-Neutral travellers arriving here from Germany report that rumors that Emperor William njay abdicate appear to take greater consistency day by day. The arrivals add that the unpopularity of the German crown prince has consider-al)ly increased in Germany. Hun Soldiers Fooled,. London, Oct. 12.-(Canadian Press Dispatch from Reuters.)-The belief is current among German soldiers thftt peace already has been signed. They profess surprise that they are still attacking. Four thousand- civilians were liberated when Bohain was taken. They had been without food tor three days, which was probably due to the military situation, rather than to' any deliberate attempt to starve them. Will Evacuate Amsterdam, Oct. 12.-The.Handela- LEAD THE IRLB Ijondon. Oct. 11.-Regarding disarmament. Viscount Grey in his speech said that before the war Germany had forced the pace in armaments "She led the way up the hill," he said, "and she must lead the way down. There can be no talk of disarmament until Germany, the great armorer, has disarmed. Beyond that, the league of nations must insist upon each government giving fullest information ql the armaments of each country, whether manufactured for itself of for other conntries. If any forcing of the pace occurs the league can consider the application of the economic question before things have gone too far. But regulations cannot completely dispose of the question of armaments for even it all armaments disappear, coxamer __________ . cial ships and commercial airplanes blatt. while Stating that it is not re-' still be potential weapons and these it will be impossible to limit Morality is the one thing that is I Tfte Quick Way to % Stop a Cough , ^ This home-msde rmp does tbe �> work In � hurrj-. Basil}' pre- pared, wnd mrcs about f 3, You migli-tbo surprised to know that the best thing yon can use for a scverp couprh, is a remody which is easily prepared- at home in just .i few moments. It's cheap,,but for prompt results it beats nylhintj ehe you ever tried. Usually atops the ordinary cough or chest cold in 24 liours. Tastes pleasant, too-children like it-and it is purB and s-ood. Pour 'i'M ounces of Pincx (50 cents worth) in a Itl-oz. bottle;' then fill it up '- with plain granulated sugar ayrup. Or - use clarified molaasea, honey, or corn sjrup, instead of sutar syrup, if desired. Thus you make. .16 ounccs-a: family .: Bupiily-but CDStih�r,,no ttoro than a email bottle of ready-madc'COURh synin. And as a' cough uredicine, .thero is really nothing better to bo haa-at anv ,^ price. It gons right to the spot an'd '� ijiyos quick, lasting relief. It promptly iickls tho inflamed- membranes that linn tlie throat and air passngcs, stops the > Rsnoyinji; throat, tickle, loosens 'tbe iphlcKiOj and godiL your cough slops 'en-airely. Splendid for bronchitis, croup, Whooping cough and bronchial asthma, Pinei is a hiKhy concentrated com- Jibnnd of Norway pine extract; famous or its,healing effect on the membranes. To avoid disappointment ask ypur sponsible for the truth of the state nient, says news received in Dutch circles connected with GeHmany 'is. that Germany will accept President' Produce world-wide disarma- AVllson's conditions and especially mentand give a sense of security, those regarding the evacuation of occupied territory. To Influence Opinion London, Oct. 12.-German military power already has been placed under civil control in a complete and permanent fashion, so far as politics is con cerned, according to an interview with Mathias E-rzberger, the Ceutrlst leader of the reicbstag, sent out ty the German government wireless service. This interview Is being published with the evident intention of influencing public opinion abrdad. Thus, Gei^ Von Stein, the Prussian war minister, had to be elimlnjited, because he had always wovked against a peace by understanding, the interview says. G�ii. Scheuch, his sucoesB-I or, is said to be a man of liberal views ' and the first non-Pruaslan ever to occupy the position. Two commanding generals, Von Vletlnghof and Von Haehmlret, ^have been renioved because they 'were coasldorea the embodiment of militarism. All decisions of commanding generals in the interior of Germany concerning .administrative functions are made dependent upon the approval of presidents of provinces, with an appeal to Gen. Scheuch and finally to the chancellor, who Is legally responsible, according to Brzbergor. Herr Von Berg, chief of Emperor William's civilian cabinet, had to resign because he had interfered during rumist for "2% ounces of Pinex" with irections and don't accept anything Guaranteed to Rivo absolute satis- That sense of security a league of na tions, I believe, will produce. "We must not find a pretext lor excluding Germany from the league of nations. On the other hand, every na tion in the league must represent free people and bo determined to carry out the objects of the league In all sincerity. President Wilson has re peatedly said that a government which doe's come with credentials must come with the confidence of the people be hind It and is responsible I'o the peo pie and no one else can be trusted. "The league should have authority Over an international force by which It might deal, for Instance, 'with cases where small and backward na tions are refused redress for a wrong done by a stronger nation. ^ The arousing of suspicions thus could" "be averted. GEN. ALEXIEFP DEAD Basel, Oct. 12.-Gen. Michael Alexl eDf, commander-in-chief of the Rua sian imperial ar'mies in 1917, died at Yekaterlnodar, on Oct. 10, according to a report received here today :from Kiev. the fopniitlon of the new^ cabinet "V a i li^ -, manner-which aroused the majority i _iL parties of the relchstag. Brzberger says this makes it evident that mili-tarlsm has been forever removed from Germany. ' v Admits Wrotifl to Belaium . .''Belgium has "been 'wronged Ijy Gen. Alexieff in September, IDl7 was reported to have committed sui cide and the following May he. was said to have been'killed, in battle at * ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? to advices from Berlin. ? �> ? ? > : ? ? >/ Amsterdam, Oct. 12.-Petirb- ^^.B------- - -------- . ? grad newspapers received hcri� ? 'Germany and reparation la due," he ? report that 350 hostages h�v.e �> admits, but. adds: "It is a question been-shot at Penza, 130 mljes set up by a league of nations." M. .logeroff, a member of the  Eraberger concludes by saying that > extraordinary commission, and  he has always held these views and ? an attack on the pr|flon ward- * would not have joined the government ? ens. >'>4>^ << AT THE COLONIAL. COLONIAL MAY OPEN 16TH That the new Colonial theatre will be one of the handsomest homes of tbe cinema art is assureii by the beautiful decorating plan of the auditorium. In keeping with the naihe "Colonial," the decorating dfiBlgu is of the Colonial nature. The color scheme is being done in an artistic Wending of Colonial browns arid gold. The panels and stucco work are being done -in a vei-y pretty buff relieved with crown bronze. The supporting pillars are done in a lighter cream, with pale blue and gilt trimmings. The decorating is being done under tha supervision of Mr. R'oljt. Barrowman of the City Sign Works, and will reflect great crediH upon Mr. Barrowman wlien completed. Should the 'flu' epidemic ban be lift-' ed in time, the Colonial will probably be opened next Friday, Oct. 16th. AT STARLAND. A GREAT ARBUCKLE COMEDY No one can afford to miss seeing Roscoe fFatty) Arbu6kle's newest comedy, "The Bell Boy," which will he a feature of the bill at. Starland next Monday, Mr. Arbuckle.,is excellently supported by such farorlto comedians as Al. St. John, Buster Keatbnand Alice Lake. As a comblhatlon of bell boy, waiter, barber, elevator and general utility man about in hotel, Mr. Arbuckle has fun-maktiig opportiui-ties of wl)ich he does ni^t (all to take the fullest advantage. 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P-18 ANCHOR-DONAIDSON UNE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glassow For full Information apply to Aaentt or Cow'ny'* Office, 270 Main St., Winnln- THIS THEATRE IS CLOSED UNTIL MONDAY AT THE REQUEST OF THE MEDICVVL HEALTH OFFICER MONDAY ONLY ENID BENNETT IN "NAUGHTY, NAUGHTY" AND FATTY ARBUCKLE IN "THE BELL BOY" EMPRESS TUES.-WED. Playing To Advanced Prices WITH I HI: TUESDAY ONLY MADGE EVANS IN "WANTED-A MOTHER" MONDAY AND TUESDAY ^'HANDS UP" EPISODE THREE ific rion the vv*ii'l4 \ a neu f liri 11" MONDAY ONLY FLORENCE REED In TODAY THE NEW COLONIAL "THE BRIGHTEST SPOT IN LETHBRIDGE" IMPORTANT THEATRICAL NOTICE Of Interest to the Theatre^Goers pt Lethbridge and Vicinity LEN S. BROWN AND HARRY T. HUDSON ANNOUNCE THAT (IN SPITE OF NUMEROUS MALIClOU* . RUMORS TO THE CONTRARY) THEY AFH6 IN Full Legal Possession OF THE "ORPHEUM" THEATRE PROPERTY, BY VIRTUE OF A PERFECTLY VALID LEASE, GIVEN BY THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, THE LEASE IS DULY REGISTER-ED IN THE LAND TITLES OFFICE. THE PUBLIC CAN DEPEND ON^ BRITISH JUSTICE BEING UPHELD-BROWN AND HUDSON ARE^ WORKING IN YOUR INTERESTS. IT Wia TAKE MORE THAN THE WHOLE GERMAN ARMY TO STOP THE OPENING OF � THE NEW COLONIAL NEXT FRIDAY, OCT. 18 ;