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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta iHK LKTIBMDGE- DAILY HKKAT.n PAGE FIVE 1 New British Attack Is of Vital Strategic Importance With tne Allied Armies in France, Oct. 23.-(By the Associated Press)-The attack of the 3rd and 4th British armies on a wide front south of Valenciennes today Is of vital strategic Importance. The allied salient here menaces the German lines all the way to Holland, and If It is widened It will have a tremendous effect also on the enemy front on the south. With the American Army N'orthwost The civilians generally have displayed markod liorolsm. The act of one Frenchwoman Htands out. among inuny. As the Germans wero getting ready to evacuate a curtain town, the woman saw tlusm placing u.u explosive charge under one of the moot Important, bridges In (he. region, Tlia 0�>' " i" I'nism. imy pened. ion will not he defended for any great length of time. The entire country botwoen Valenciennes and Tournal Is a� barton as a desert an far as the personal propl with tho British Army In Kronen orty of tho French inhabitants'. Ik con- Oct. -3.-Alrplnnes run ti" used for corned. Liberated i.ivlllanH say that | rapturing infantry, it won proved by retreating Germans carry so much I o1R British In the re-tnt advance, loot that, they stagger under the loads Flying fairly low. seeking parties of Apparently tho alleged instructions (]� u " '� ' 'ar''� along which the enemy is endeavoringi ,hc ^Tieii directed them toward the Very fiuickly the Germans hoistuil a white flag In token of surrender. The airmen wore in , dilemma, as there were no Iirltish infantry In the vicinity. They descended to 5n feet, howover, and ordered the G>nmms out on the load - G5 fif them lu all. They saved by tholr plea for peace, tho Germans will be subjected to steady hammering along the greater part of the western front throughout the winter. Indications ure that It Is not Intended to give them a breathing space, nothwlthstandlng weather conditions. to protect the flank of his grand r,/.j British lines. They circled over them tire meat ! with the over-memo lug bombs and hi response to the British prelltnin-; machine guns until they encountered ary bombardment on the Le Gateau-1 11 l>�trol f British, uho took the en-SoleBines front, the German artillery: lot of the Germans u, a prison began to shell the British positions cage It is pointed out that decreased actlv-'heavily with high exlposive and gas Ity would enable the Germans lo re- Hhells. In spite of this artillery fire ' cuporate to such an extent as to make the 3rd army took up the ntfa-k on the I th^y* cleared the region of lp"k. Nov-ibazar and Pachta of the enemy. More than 1R00 prisoners and a quantity of war material were captured." Demand Unconditional Surrender New York, Oct. 23.-President Wilson was urged to accept only peace based upon unopndUlon.il surrender in �, resolution adopted at a meeting here yesterday of the national war council of the Methodist Episcopal church. Bishop William Anderson, who I? re-turning to France soon, said that lie had bought a farm in Franco for �r.u,-000 and had it converted into an orphanage for French children. * Civilians Display Heroism With the Allied Armies In France, Jet. 23.-During the la^t three days lleve he would not avail himself of the same opportunity now. only on a much greater scale. There arc two places on the front where it Is conceded that military operations during the winter will be vir. tiiiilly impossible, but American officers Insist that 7T, per cent, of the front offers no real obstacle to a continuance of the fighting. It Is not iiueslliiiied that operations will he siowed down, but. even so, the udviin- 1 tage will be with the attacking side, i especially -.inrc it is known that tier- ] man material Is growing scarcer. ' l/ist winter was much more severe : than is ordinarily the case and those 1 responsible for plans of campaign cal. i iMilate that, by the law of averages, '� the coming winter will bo milder. It | left and another stage of die battlo began at .'1.4 0 o'clock. German airplanes flew low over the' battlefield and unloaded ninny bombs, but In the h�7.e they probably did as I much harm to their own soldiers as j to the British. What Germany Says Berlin, Oct. 2:t.-(via London)-Attacks by French troops east of the Alsne in the region of Vouzleres brok down Tuesday BACK AT OTTAWA Ottawa. Oct. a:-!.--Hon. .1. A. (.'alder, who returned to the capital from the xcept west of Hallay.' west this morning, when seen by a says the official statement from Ger-! representative of tin- Canadian I'ress. man general headquarters today. BETTER REPORTS cities the British armies, during the ap-jis indicated that tho Americans are j Toronto. Oct. T.i.- With the proach to French towns, have been � settled Indefinitely into tlier present ' don of Ottawa and this city careful not to shell them when there positions and their part in tbv general jarent districts, towns and was Uiu- slightest danger of their be- 'program is well iletlned. It is to ho throughout Ontario report general lining damaged, ln-the town of Hnrnon, expected they will continue to deliver . provnment in the .Spanish inflenzn sit. a German shell crushed a dwelling short smashing jolts against the plv- I nation. Jleports received here lndl-hotise and IS women and children otal centr� of the long sweeping line, rate that within a week the epidemic hiding In the cellar were killed or j The onemy will be compelled to con- , may lie definitely checked In smaller tin in; to mass forces of men und ma- ', communities. terlals in front of Gen. I'ershlng's I Medical officers here are optimistic troops at the expense of other places, j |n view of the fact that the diseahe because, lo fall to hold the line be- j |rt being rapidly stamped out in the tween the Meusc and Grr.nde I're. j maritime provinces and in the eastern T fine CoitOh RetnedU \ 1 would endanger an enormous area. states } ~ _ i Capture Romeras '"how that the epidemic has gained | .f f.�uir ,w�r by ... nridsh Headquarters in France' ""j" headway during the past M 4 V'on*LTTl.I Oct. ^!.-(R�uter's)-The British 'nollr* wounded. Easy to Make This Pine Cough Remedy i Limited, expressed himself as being well satisfied with western conditions. The visit of Hevr.il ministers to western Canada, he >nid. was bound to result In the mini-try being better '. Informed as to tie requirements of IMA � them* provinces. Din i VVI"-'11 questioned a with no les.i than 15,000 oHo.es where measages may bo received, Tho C. I*. H. hotels, lnvolvng an Investment of over $25,000,000 and representing eighteen caravanserais from the. small station hotel to the huge edifices at Quebec, Winnipeg, Calgnry, Banff, Lak� Louise, Vancouver and Victoria-the Vancouver Hotel, for Instance, having establishment of 650 rooms-I n ml vegr�at responsibility. Then there are the lands i� Western Canada with the S17,000/> 000 irrigation scheme west of Calgary and the r.xt�nsive colonisation programme of ready-made farms and the like. The mining and smelting Interests of the n:lal- and Is naturally in riose touch with the big Onancial itustltuttona, several of which �r� r-prww Board of Director. Th- nnini- -� "- �-' land, which naturally takci most IttUrent In ��ch Amer!�m flnaacial �nr cold in a wav that means buaines*. The rough may ho drv, hoarse and tight, �>r may bo persistently loose from tho formation of pliletrm. ' The cause is the !amo-inflamed membrane*-and this 'Inex and Hyrup cnnibinatinn will stop t-usually in 24 hour* or lets. Splendid, too, for bronchial asthma, hoarseness, or any ordinary throat ailment. Plnsx iw a hichlv concentrated compound of genuine Norway pitio extract, and is famous the world over for ita prompt elTect \ipon cough*. Bownre of subatitutcs. Ask vmir ilrutr- Sl�t far "2'4 ounces of Phiex" with irections, and don't accept anything 51se. Guarimtccd to nive aliaolutn sat-sfactlon or money promptly refunded, .'ho Plnex Co., Toronto, Out. Remember when death outers your home that no tunerul 1b loo nconomlcul for us to sympathetically take charge of. WE MANUFACTURE a special linn of caskets, and as wo do all tho work ourselves this enables us to aoll at a remarkably low price, Our FUNERAL PARLORS are equipped with nil modem conveniences. Como in uiu] uBk us more about thorn. MacKAY & MacKAY 803 Third Ave. South Phone 1802 Lethbrfdoe, Alta, Motor Equipment troops In their new attack today north of Lo Catean arc reported to have captured the town of Ilomerics, IK-mllOh northeast of Solesmes. A good ninny prisoners, mainly in small hutches, are being brought In. The (ii.rninns are fighting doggedly. The British 1st army bos crossed the Scarpe canal east of N'levelles, north of the Raismes forest and continues to fight Its way steadily forward. The Sth and 2nd armies along the line further north also report progress todny, but they ure meeting with increased resistance. The Helgian troops nro having a similar experience. North of Valenclentie | Exhibition Manager Moore Resigns .,,.,. . , , ... Manager \V. MiC. Moor.-of the I^th-  "�Hch will have to be arrange, with,,h,h,,oll. |,a(i u.ll(|,.r,.,| bis Toronto and Ottawa roporls, the provinces aa they nre equally lu-, rt.alBII.,lon ,, ,,,. ,)01in), ;ll,, , i,as "' trusted with the Dominion govern- been regretfully ac cepted. Mr. Moor.- ment for making arrangements '- the c.ire of their returned men. The Day's War Summary Officers commanding militia camp* announce that as far as the soldiers are concerned the epidemic is on the decline. for, AGAINST GERMANS \nistenlam, Oct. 21.-The conimis-the Hrltlsh !�l"n which Is Investigating charges of have forced their way almost through ' devastat ion ami destruction during the Halsmtis forest. Along the entire) the. Herman retreat in Belgium under front between Valenciennes and Tour-i'uf! direction of Huron von tier Lanck-nal recent rains have made the ground j "� 1� composed as follows: difficult anil progress has been slow- Marquis of Vlllalolmr, tho Spanish cd up. ; minister to nclgltun; M. Van Vollen- Tha fiermans on this front in the j hovon. tho Dutch minister; M. Langon-last fow days have been following the ,- OHc. rJmnh nf the railroad Junction of Mont Corm-i. the French have made progrem between N'le;yle-t'unite it nil l.e Thour. IWi'ii-tive warfare will b.> carried on by the German n.itlon if the present government falls to seciire a "pence with Justice." said the Herman chancellor, speaking before the re|i hst.ig yesterday. This "war of dt f>n�e" U not far distant If military events continue t�� develop during ihe near future, as they have In the recent past. During Ih� last l!� miles: from Amiens to the Satiibre river and NT troni Dixiuud,. t Kecloo--ihit Bruges cutml Th� gniud average !u!d to u low figure by the fact tliat attacks east of Hbeim>> jhavi) not liirri-d the Cermau line hack over permanent fortification* und, iigulnsi ilexper.uo rt-sKiance a* far an the enemy wus farced lo flee further west and north, but in this sector the progress made is us important as much greater aiU .mces in some other pun ol the front. NO LOSS OF LIFE , , , , . , , Washington. Oft. 23.-The sinking � 11,111 l'le>' boU,,r ,huu "ul of the American cargo liont L:.kc Bay. I;>� *oldiers at the front. Tempting to the eye- deligntful to the taste -strengthening to the body. SontMor Biscuit packed in Ihe triple-sealed striped cartons-come lo you crisp and fresh, 2� North West Biscuit Co. EdmcniM IMITIf RaMlna Saskatoon Cafgary Vanceuvsr C�.�^a^..< #*o.) 1-402 gone off ihe coast of France without loss of life was announced today by tho navy depart ment. The ship foundered after striking a.rock. They are neither beaten nor starved and the sick or wounded are placed in hospitals, in contrast, the Italian prisoners are forced to work for a few cents a day. They are starved ? CLOUD BEAUTY * (Winnipeg Free Brews I The prairie skies provide compensation for the aW-nee of hills and seu and clear pebbly streams, compensation which may go tar to cure the homesickness which conies at times to dwellers on the pruirie who have been born and reared where Nature without knowledge. Watch the finish-ed, perfect, dbtsolvinit forms day by day. Thut pageantry Is with us all seunons. AVIATORS BOMB HUN SUBMARINE MAY HAVE TO RESIGN Ottawa, Oct. j:t.-~Owing to cumin- 'of �'�' soldier, ami most inhumane of lied Ill-health, it is feared Sir Ben-y i all. it is charged ihey are forced to Sherwood may be unnble to continue , work when 111. Thousands of sworn beaten, wounded or killed at the whim | i'aa ��'''� '"visli in diverse forms of 'beauty. Walking westward on Portage Avenue any sunny day, (here is U. S. DECOR RATIONS. Washington, Oct. - President Wll.ion, us commander-in-chief of the United Htates army, today awarded the Distinguished Hervieo medal to Marshals Koch, Joffro and Ilaig and Generals Petulu, Diaz, Gillian and Pershing as chief commissioner of Dominion police. Sir Percy declined to make any statement as to his intentions when uuesiloned today. His resignation has not so far been, placed in the hands of the minister of Justice. FOR SMALL NATIONS Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 21i.-In Independence hull there begun today � conference which is expected to result in the complete organization of the nild-lCuropean union of small nations und the formulation ot tho declaration of independence that will brouk tho yoke of Germun and Auatriuu oppression. Fifteen delegates, unofficially representIuk about (15,000,000 people of small tuitions, wore prosent, when Mayor Smith welcomed them lo tho icily. 8IX-YEAR-OLD HEROINE SAVES LIFE OF INFANT Sharon. Pit.-Rushing In front of u swiftly moving street car, six-year-old Isabelle Beeves saved the life of Harry Wilson, two years old, son of Woodrow Wilson of Sharon bing tho toddling youngster around statements containing these facts are on tile at the war and stale departments. They have beep gathered from prisoners who have escaped or those exchanged. INVESTIGATE DESTRUCTION. Mi POOL OF HIDES Washington, Oct. 2S.-An international pool of hlden and leather is ubotit to bo completed by the allies and the United States with tho executive aittlng in Washington, Chairman Bavuch, of tho war Industries board, aunounced toduy. The agreement has boon accepted in principle, but tho details remained to be wwrked out. Tho purpose la to eliminate competitive, buying and I distribute the products at prices to Paris, Oct. 22.-The German propa giuulu service announces that a commission/ of neutral residents of Brussels has gone to the from to invest!-.gate charges of devastation and des-Grab- (ruction without military objects dur-,. .... ,_, , ,roi!i Ine the German retreat Jn Belgium, the waist the little girl pulled him va, dej. Um.kell, civil governor from tho tracks as the car rolled by. 1 BARS TO MILITARY MEDALS London, Oct. 22.-Lieut. W. \V. Morrison, Manitoba, gazetted observer in the Flying Corps Ca.pt. H. E. Kennedy, artillery, and Ciipt. C. Sheppard, Suskachewau, have reltnguiehed their commissions, in the flying corps on he ground of 111 Health. A bar to the .Military ' Medal has been awarded to *fo. 448,861, C. Trem-hlay, Quebec, and So. 2153,411, Jamie-son, Alberta. FOUR WEEKS TO .REACH LIMIT Toronto, Oct. 22.-Dr. McCiilloucli. tho provincial medical health officer. Is of the opinion thut tho intluemui epidemic in Ontario will have passed tho peak by Friday next. He bases his opinion on the fact that it began MONTREAL LAWYER MENTIONED Rome, Oct. 2'.!.-Italian naval avtat-ors have bombarded an enemy submarine from a low altitude and believe thut the C-boat was sunk, say* an official statement issued today by the Italian .war office.* TRAOE MISSION TO SIBERIA Ottawa, Oct. 23-The Canadian trade mission (o Siberia. will include later a representative of the manufacturing lmeie�u, thus Increasing the mission by four instead of ihree members, us announced. The other three additional members will i+presetu agriculture, mining and banking interests. a wonderful stretch of *ky to be seep i from a hu*ine�* stre.-t in the heart of a large city. Lift up your eyes and see tiie ijuiet circus clouds of the highest regious which hav� given tho poets of all ages (he figure of shepherd ami flock; see the rolling cum-1 lltous of ine intermediate spaces that form above the altitude of thu rain-clouds. Our aviators, who travel above and in the clouds, will always |have one eye upon th heavens when ] j they como to do business on the solid j oi.pep.in at One. End. Sour, earth again. It was so when moun-j "p H,H - talneering became a sport and men climbed to watch the sun rise or set beneath the clouds of morning or evening. And some among these of Brussels, went with the commls-klylng fighters will enrich the liters' slon. I ture of Nature Happily for those who must go only ness, Gas, Acidity, Indigestion. liont stay upset! When lueala don't fit and you belch gas, acids and undigested food. When you feel lumps of indigestion pain, flatueuce, heart- on the more resolute levels of this. bu,r",or headache you cau get instant I earth's diversified surface, the clouds'"""' Ottawa, Oct. 23.-Tho cabinet coun-� are above them in beauty always. cil meets again this afternoon, when It Is understood, the vacancy on the supreme court bench will again be under discussion. The name of P. B. Miguault, K.C., of .Montreal, Is mentioned as a possible appointment. The new Jutlgo will succeed Sir lxniis Da-vies, who has been appolntod chief justice. 8HIPPING WHEAT TO MINNEAPOLIS Jbe determined by the pool exoout-ive. ^ here on Sept. 25, and that in the Un- effect today by tho railroad adminis-Ited States towns it has takou four (ration at tho request of the food ad-weeks to roach ita limit. Deaths in I ministration becauso ot the lack of Toronto from pnonmonia and influeu-1 storage facilities at St. Paul and Minna, reported today ud to noon, were neapolis. ThtB extends the limited em- nothing lovelier in all Nature. Here on the prairie, you may see in any season, Shelley's matchless pictures of clouds in moonlight, and oftener Wordsworth's unimaginable viuion of sunset-clouds in the much abused "Excursion," or vivid skies as described in many a passage of our Incomparable. English literature. There 1b a picture of sunset lu "Sartor Ites-artus," which signifies, says Buskin, in a word nearly all that is to be said about clouds. It Is a retrospective Washington, Oct. 23.-An individual1 picture. "Those hueH of gold and permit system for shipment of wheat azure, that hush of World's expect-into Minneapolis was ordered put Intoancj as Dal died, were still a Hebrew ......'speech for me; nevertheless, 1 was bargo heretofore lu effect. looking at the fair illuminated Let tors, and had an eye for their gliding." We do not know the balan.ciugs of tho cloudB, but by looking up to the blue sky over us, their beauty is ours relief. No waiting! Papa's Diapepeln Kill put you on your feet. As soon aa you eat one of these pleasant, narmless tablets all the indigestion, gases, acidity and stomach distress ends. Your druggist sells them.--Advert, 3641 ;