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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY/OCTOBER 21, 1918 THE LETTIBniDGE DAILY HERALD /'AGE FIVE GREAT BOUND FORWARD British Headquarters In Bel-flium, Oct. 21.-(Reuter't).-In the region east of Courtrai, the 2nd British army today was advancing on'a line of V/2 miles along the Scheldt river. They had gained this iine by a great bound forward Sunday. During the battle which resulted in this gain.more than 700 prisoners' were captured and heavy casualties were" Inflected on the-ene-my, PREPARING TO EVACUATE With the American Army Northwest of Verdun, Oct. 21.~(By the Associated Press).-When thi; German government on Oct. 12 told President Wilson that it was ready to comply with the proposition of the president concerning evacuation, the German army had completed arrangements for a withdrawal from Prancel This assertion is made by prisoners captured Sunday in the region of Grande Pres. The prisoners agreed that the Gerrnan command had begun making estimates of the transporta-iXon .facilities necessary In the svacuation of French territory. ..Report Unconfirmed lAintlon, Oct. 21.-There is no confirmation of a report from Dutch sources that the allied troopa liave captured Eecloo and- several thousand T)rlsoners. This is believed to be extremely improbabe as also is the re-' ijjort that the I'ate of Ghent has been Koaled. South of rhe Scheldt, tlie British Jiave straightened the line between Denain. and le Cateaii and are within three or four miles of the Valencien-.res railway line. The allies have straightened out their linos between 1hc Oise and the Serres and the Frencli are engaged in heavy fighting in the strongly fortified Hunding line. On Italian Front Rome. Oct. 21. - .Active artillery fighting in the Grappa region and Rlong the Plave river is reported today by the war office. Prisoners were taken by the French at Slzmon. 3u the Frenzella valley the Italians dispersed an enemy outpost. Drain Hun Manpower throughout the operation!) of the 4th British army. "Called upon to attack positions of the greatest .strength held by a determined enemy, all ranks of the 27th and 30th divisions under yo\ir command have displayed an energy, courage and determination in attack which has proved irresistible. "It does not need mo to tell you that under htnivy fighting sucli as the last three weeks, you have earned the laHting esteem and admiration of your British comrades in the army whose Successes you have so nobly shared." Brttlah Official London, Oct. 21.-The British official Btatement reads: "The nuMber of prisoners captured by us iu the operation yesterday north of Lo Cateau, now exceeds 3,000. The enemy po.sltions along the river Selle were of great natural strength and were held with resolution. "The attack was launched by English. Scottish and divisions at 2 O'clock lu the morning under most unfavorable weather conditions, a con-tinuou.s lain rendering the advance extremely difficult. The �figliting was e.xtremely heavy during the day, the enemy offering resistance in, the villages and along-the line of the river. In overcoming this resistance (;reat assistance was rehdered at certain points by tank.s. which, in spite of the flooded state of the river, succeeded in passing to the east bauli at an early hour. "Ah .soon as,tlie line of the river was secured a. number of bridges were rap- : : : ? � > ? ? ? SIR CHAS. FITZPATRICK MAY BE APPOINTED LIEUT.-.GOV. OF, QUEBEC Ottawa. Oct. 21.-While no ofllcial announcement is yet > forthcoming, the imprnsslon is ? ? 'i idly constructed under a heavy fire! ? Some Interesting Facts About ? Its History, Prevention and ? Treatment. Irom the hostile artillery and machine guns, enabling our guns to push forward behind the advancing in-I'antry and to afford them effective support at close range. "During the evening, certain points at which parties' of the enemy were still resisting were cleared up by local operation.s and a counter-attack from the region of Romiors was beaten oft byt us with heavy losses. "North of DAain. our troops continued to push forward in contact with the'enemy and are approaching the village of St. Aniand and the line'of the Scheldt north of Tournai." Take Field Guns British Headquarters in Belgium, ^ Oct. 21--(From Reuter's).-The ene-I my is making every use of the sunken Washington, Oct. 21.-Germany is . drawing severely upon other pans of roads in this district to contest the the western front'for reinforcements British advance. At -M.'jreu, the Bri-to check the Americans north of Ver-,' "3h employed a number or the Ger-iown by the French name of la grippe. The disease has always tra-|.%'elled from east to west. The symptoms are similar to those of a heavy cold; more or less severe headache, cold in the liead and throat, fits ot sneezing, flushed face, chills, aches and pains in the back and limbs, pains in the eyeballs and.behind the eyes, general physical depression, and temperature ris/ig to betweea 101 and 104 degrees. As it is such an old disease, doctors have naturally learned a great deal about its prevention and treatment. The first principle ot preven-t'fbn is to keep away fAm,those infected, and-the second, is to build up the germ-resisting parts of the body by eating nourishing foods, dressing comfortably, getting lots of sleep, and by living in the open air and in bright, well-ventilated rooms as much as possible. The mouth, throat and nose should be systematically and frequently disinfected by antiseptic inhalations, sprays -and wasiies. Such preparations resentatlon of the people based on equal, universal, secret, (lirect franchise." > Party Leaders In Govt. "Th� leaders of the great, parties of the reiehstag are me^bert; of this goveraraant. In the future no government can take or continue m office without pojsessing the confidence of a majority of the. ri^tOlstag." ., 4my majority of the German people. (Signed) "SOLF." Independence For Hungary. Amsterdam, Oct. 21. - Emperor Charles will shortly issue a manifesto to the Hungarian people proclaiming the independence ot Hungarj', according to the Budapest correspondent of the Rhenische Westphalian Gazette. Hungary, the manfesto will say, is to have economic independence and will maintain her own army and her own diplomatic corps. Washington Won't Discuss It Washington, Oct. 21.-A wireless version of the German reply to President Wilson reached tho state depart- Cut Off All Negotiations Washington, Oct. 21.-Senator Poin-dexter of Washington, Republican, introduced a joint resolution today proposing that congress forbi.d further negotiations by the � United States with Germany, looking to the granting of an armistice or peace until the German military forces have surrendered unconditionally. It was referred to the foreign relations committee. Labor Behind Wilson London, Oct. 21.-(British wireless service)-In the situation created by tfie German peace offer, British labor stands solidly behind President Wilson, declared Arthur Henderson, the British labor leader, in a speech Saturday night. Labor nieu should continue to support President Wilson because his peace program embodied the var aims of organlnd labor. MAMMA! DON'T YOU SEE YOUR CHILD IS SICK, CONSTIPATED to be Ihat it at least does not close the door to further exchanges. Upon the exact language of the official text may depend whether tho president will consent to propose an \ armistice to the allied powers. De-: nials ot the Germans that atrocities' have been committeed are immaterial, ' the important thing is that all atrocities have apparently been ordered stopped. As to nogotiations for a permanent peace with the German government, as now constituted that is a question ; tiullo aside from a cessation of hos-1 tilities. under conditions imposed by j the allied commanders in the field. | Before such negotiations-are entered) into, the president and tho allied gov-ornments must be satisfled that the Gorman war lords are powerless to re-assume control, if they now actually are out of control. Look at Tongue! Move Poisons From Liver and Bowels at Once. INVEST IN LOAN Regina, Oct. 21.-The city council____________ today voted to invest $25,000 in the' ed and'safeguarded.Vhe flrsract'Tf Victory loan. In 1917, the city tooli the ndw government has been t > lav Alter, CppiAjtvtion , Tho reapon$lbllit^itt�tlie chai'cellor of the" empire to the repreaentl fives of the p'eoWeis being Jegallyde^elop- $110,000 ot the l�> Mother! Your child isn't naturally cross and peevish. See it tongue is coated; this is a sure sign its little ' stomach, liver and bowels#need a cleansing at once. When listless, pale, feverish, full of cold, breath bad, throat sore, doesn't oat, sleep or act naturally,-has stom-ache-aclie, diarrhoea, remember, a gentle liver and bowel cleansing should always be the first treatment given. Nothing equals 'California Syrup of Figs" for children's ills; give a tea-spoonful, and in a few hours all the foul waste, sour bile and fermenting food which is clogged in, the bowels passes out of the system, and you have a well playful child again. All children love this harmless, delicious "fruit laxative," and it nev^ falls to effect a good "inside" cleainsigg. Directions for babies, children ot all ages and grown-ups are plainly on the bottle. Keep it handy in yoiir home. A little given today saves a sick child tomorrow, but get the- genuiue. Ask your druggist for a GO-dent bottle of "California Syrup of Figs," then look and .see that it Is made by |he California be^fore the relchstpg a bill to alter the Fig Syrup Co."rT-AdYertisemeut, We Shall Re GM to Have YouCaU and watch how we produce monuments. You will be Interested ' in noting how carefully each step is taken from the first shaping of the rough stone to the final aad finishing touches. Skill ^combined with exceeding care is what makes our monument work so perfect. Visitors are welcome at all tlm^s. We use modern compressed air equipnjient., Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Workc R. Needs, Prop. 8th Street S. A FEW MORE RECRUITS ARE NOW REQUIRED FOR DRAFT APPLY AT ONCE R.N.W.M. Police Barracks 0729 ;