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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SAITJHDAY, OCTOBER 19; 1918 THE LET'IBRTDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE The Day's War Summary (By the Associated Press) tiermuii forces In BelKiuni sUU are retiring castwurd toward a now deCenHO line, while the Britisli, Freiidi and Americans soutliuast of Caml)i-ai aro driving a wedge into the Gernifin dofenriieH nortli of the OiHo. Ghent, 31 miles northeast oi: Brusaola, the Belgian capital, is roported to have been reached by I'rcneh cavalry. Tlpports received in Holland aro that the Germans have begun to remove their troops from BriiHsclH, ai) evidence that (ho new defense line may bo east of that eitv. HUN TROOPS CUT OFF AT ZEEDRUGGE All along the front in Belgium from the coast to east of Courtra!, the allied troops are pushing forward. Gennnn units are reported to bo holding fl C'.o.ird Liocu^^c No. 11-482 ^Produce noreE|fs ^Wdsl^ Less Feea DISINFECTANT liills lice aod mites. Keeps down bad odors. 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Plent)' of exercise .should be taken; the dietsbould be regulated, etc. Spanish Influenza affects most severely elderly persons and others whose powers of resistiince are weakened by illness, work or worry, especially those who arc, "run-down" or "not feeling up to llie mark." The really great danger from the disease is not so much in tho disease itsolf, as that it often develops into pneumonia. What everyone need.'! now is a general tonic like "Fruit-a-tives". This wonderful fruit medicine is not a geim-killer. It i.s a body-builder; �. strength-maker; a blood-purilier; a power in protecting against the ravages of di.scase. " l"ruit-a-tivo.s" regulates the kidneys and bowels, causing those organs to eliminate waste regularly and naturally as nature intended. "Fruit-a-tives" keeps the skin active, and purifies and enriches the blood, "Fruit-a-tives" tones up and strengthens the organs of digestion, insuring food being properly digested and assimilated. Everyone can take ordinary pro-cautions,' avoid crowded places, and use "Fruit-a-tives" regularly to insure sound digestion, to keep the bowels and kidneys regular and the whole system in the best possible condition. Then we are safe from disease. "Fruit-a-tives" is sold by dealers everywhere at 50c a box, 6 for J2.50, trial size 25c or sent postpaid oa receipt of price by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa, Ont. ANTICIPATE BOCH[ REPLY TO W NOTE TONIGHT Geneva, Oct. 1!).-(By the Associated Press)-Germany's reply to President Wilson will be despatched this evening, according to information received here today from a diplomatic source. Although the German press is prohibited from discussing the matter, it is understood that Germany accepts President Wilson's conditions gener-ahy with one exception. She declares that the submarine warfare must continue until the war's end. She denies having infl'cted cruelties or carried out devastating measures beyond the scope of military necessity. To Justify Its Course Amsterdam, Oct. 19.-;Germania, according to a Berlin telegram, says Germany's reply to President Wilson will strongly protest against the accusations of cruelty and will suggest that it would not be a bad idea to propose an investigation of these cruelties. The German reply, the newspaper adds, further will .iustify the U-boat warfare as a reprisal against the enemy's starvation blockade. Never-Failing Remedy for Appendicitis Indl^stlon, Stomach Disorders, Appendicitis �nd Kidney Stones are often caused by Gall Stones, and mislead people until those bad attacks of Gall Stone Colic appear. Not cue in ten Gall Stone Sufferers knows tvhat is the trouble. Marlatt's Specific will cure without pain or oper-iation. For Sale at all Drug, gists. Recommended by J. D. Higlnbotham & Co., Limited, Druggists, Lcthbrldge, Alta. J.W. MARLATT&CO 58� ONTARIO ST, TOROHTO OffT HAVE WHOLE COAST London, Oct. 19.-(2.30 p.m.).- The allied forceS' have captured the whole of the Belfllnn coast, according to Information received by the Evening News. The allied line now extends from a position on the Dutch coast to the east of Bruges and to the south of Cour-tr.Tl. REACH HOLLAND LINE. Washington Oct. 19.-British pc:tro\s, participating In the alli*d advance In Belgium, are reported to have reached tho Holland frontier opposite Bruges, Gen. March was informed In today's early dispatches. ITALIANS VICTORIOUS Rome, Oct. 19.-Italian shock troops north of Lake Idro, on the northern Italian front, yesterday attacked the Austro-Hungarlan advanced posts and inflicted heavy losses on the enemy, the Italian war office announced today. Pivot on Fort Demons Briti.sh Headquarters hi France, Oct. 1(1.-(Reuter's).-The German retirement in Belgium and northern France is really going according to plan and the general movement ot the enemy has settled down to a sort ot panoramic procession. ..Wherever fighting take.s place north of the Scarpe river it is the result ot allied pressure on the retreating enemy, who is getting out as fast as he can, while the allies continue to exact their toll from the German in his hurried flight. It was like a good omen to hear last night that the German cavalry was trying to hold a line pivoting on Fort Demons to cover the eastwardly march of the German infantry. Close to Scheldt River With the Allied Fortes in Belgium, Oct. 10.-(Afternoon).-The town of Cherigne, Hasmie, Vred and Cattelet have been captured by the allied forces. The entire British and Belgian front was moving forward this morning. The Belgians were gaining steadily and the British in the north advancing in the face of considerable opposition, occupied the Herzaux-Mouscron railway, to the east and north of the French liberated towns o� Turcoing and Roubaix. Harlebeke has been cleared ot the enemy, but allied patrols pu.shing eastward have been fired upon. Moving out of Dessetghen and Marcke, which were occupied, the allies are advancing southeast from there. The enemy artillery is tiring heavily on the British in this sector of the front, where the allied troops are rapidly drawing close to the Scheldt river. Roubaix, Turcoing, Taken. With the Allied Armies in Belgium, Friday, Oct. 18.-(By the Associated Press.)-Lille Is fast being left behind by the advancing British fifth army. In spite of German posts established north of Roubaix and Turcoing, these rich manufacturing cities have been taken. The Germans blew up the bridges leading into Bruges and left strong rear guards there, but these forces were sacrificed by the enemy, while the main body of his troops moved eastward from the city and those near the coast hastened to escape. Today has been fine and clear and the Belgian airmen have again come into their own. The Belgian sky has been literally full of them and they have worked great havoc with bombs and bullets among the enemy forces fleeing through the gap between Bruges and the Dutch frontier. Strafe the Bottleneck. More cannon have been brought up and all last night and today they have been pumping shells into tho bottle neck through which the Germans are retreating. The number of Germans killed in this area since yesterday is, of course, undetermined, but from the amount of explosive projectiles, large and small, dropped on them, their losses must be tremendous. In addition, the French cavalry has been making dashes here and there and also has taken its toll. Huns Pay High Price. The German army is paying a high price tor its attempt to retain its hold on the coveted coast of Belgiuin. German military commanders, being unable to win any victories, now seem to have gone in for literature on an extensive scale. Today's reports include masses of captured documents which have fallen into the hands of the allied soldiers. They treat on all subjects, hut one; in all they contain a sub-current of despair. One says: Hun Morale Low. "I will take strongest action against men who absent themselves from their commands only to turn up again when danger is over." Count von Waldersee of the 59th reserve Infantry regiment, wrote that he knew his regiment was going to be attacked and warned his men that the attack must bo broken down. Incidentally, the assault referred to resulted in the smashing of that regiment. This officer ordered all auxiliary services to the assistance of the Infantry in the line "which needs all the support, imaginable." It would appear from many documents that the German army knows it has lost the war and is blue over the fact. Capturedf German Gasoline With the American Army Northwest of Verdun, Oct. 18.-(By the Associated Press).-Feeble counter-attacks were made by the Germans this morning east of tho Meuse river, but they were easily repulsed. There were lively artillery duels during the morning but little Infantry fighting. In a captured dugout in the territory recently taken by the Americans internal machines have been discovered operated 'by mercury thermometers, the bombs exploding when a jcertain temperature is reached. During the advance yesterday the, American troops captured 20,000 gallons, of gasoline. Forced'Marcq River trfjndon, Oct. 19.-Field Marshal Halg'B forces have not only forced the Marcq, but they advanced hetwo(.vi this point and tho river Scarpe. Hero the British reached ij lino virtually level with their ilne .south of the river Scarpe. Belgians Take Prisoners Havre, Oct. IS.-In the capture ot Oostroosebeke today Belgian troops took 200 prisoners, says a supplementary official statL-ment from the Belgian war office tonight. In the march on Brtiges, the Belgian cavalry captured 300 Germans. The Htatement reads: "The Belgian, troops resumed the advance this morning in conjunction with tho French. The Belgians on the north had reached Uie general line ot Ostond, Ettelghem, Varssenaere, St. Andre and St. .Michel. "To the east ot this line they en-countered strong resistance, but reached the eastern outskirts of Oostcamp and Rienebek. The French on the right captured Hooyhook and progressed toward Mariatooli. "The Belgians on the south captured Oostroosebeke and pushed one i kilometre and a halt eastward, captur- Ing 200 prisoners. In the march toward Bruges, the cavalry took ;i04 pri-. Sonera." FAREWELL OUTRAGES ONPEO Destroyed Waterworks, Outraged Women and Now They Shell the City. London. Oct. 19.- (Canadian Press dispatch from Reuter's)-The correspondent in Liille of the Havas agency, saj's that the Germans yesterday bombarded the city at long range. He also stated that prior to leaving, they destroyed the municipal waterworks, carried off all the electric installations and appliances and perpetrated hideous outrages on the female popula- r A FEW MORE RECRUITS ARE NOW REQUIRED FOR DRAFT APPLY AT ONCE R.N.W.M. Police Barracks BLIE WBBQN There is no economy in buying bulk tea when you have to use so much more of it to get the eame etrengtti. Blue Ribbon-the tea you can't buy "Just as good.** tion, forcing wom<^n and young girls to undergo medical examination under tho pretext of safeguarding the health .of the army. They also carried oft all the securities In tlie bank of I..ille, robbed and pillaged In every direction, oostroyed furniture and smashed doors and ceilings. B. C. PRESIDENT NOT EXPECTED TO LIVE Vancouver, Oct. 19.-Dr. F. T. 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