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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DON'T BE A QUITTER. BUY MORE VICTORY BONDS VOLUMli XI. LETIIBHIDdP:, ALBERTA, TflUJASDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1918 NUMBEU 266 HUNS MAKE _ALLIES NEW HUN GOVERNMENT b ER LEADERS SU o- Never Make Peace With Kaiser & Co. 'Allies Will Act in Concert Now in All Dealings Withj GeiTiany. London, Oct. 24.-The British cabinet met this morning, presumably to discuss President Wilson's reply to Germany. The reply was ceceived by the foreign office from the British embassy at Washington. ^ NEVER MAKE PEACE Washington, Oct. 24.-No armistice, except under conditions of surrender. No peace with the l together with numerous gun.-? and , driving a wedge, into the enemy po-' sitions. at what' probably is the most ; vital point of the line the Germans ,1ro )ioldin|:. 'rhe fighting was of a desperate nature, the German machine gunners holding out to the last. Large numbers of the enemy were killed. The advance coutinues^and the menace to the Germans to; the north and south of the front attacked is hourly growing. � '-^ In brilliant IM^hlight, assisted by roaring flocks bfknight bombing airplanes, the*Brittgl�jJtouglit--throughout th^ niijht'und mudf^teifly gains. They are using see-saw, tabetics and not at any time sSnco the n6w battle began has the whole line attacked all tlie series of objectives at the same time. Guns are moved up in relays, so thai there is constantly a heavy lire on the German front ami rear. Infantry assaults are launched at different times. IffOOOO INDIAN TROOP,S FIGHTING London, Oct. 24,- (Canadian Press dispatch from Reuter's) - Replying to G. C, Rees, in the British house of commons, Hon. E. S. Montague, under secretary of state for India, stated that Gen. Allenby's force included ove.r 100,-000 Indian troops. All accounts testified to the courage, discipline and endurance of al! ranks. DESIiCIl OF I PL Evidence Abounds of the Fiend ish Plans of German Military Leaders "I to OIN EW DRIVE: VERYHE GHIG IS REPORTED British and French Make New Gains in Northern France-' -Germans Flood Country in Hope of Stopping British Advances. (Buy a Victory Bond) With the French Army ni -Champagne, Oct. 23.-(By the Associated Press)- Detachments of engineers from Gen, Oouraud's army, in exploring the region from which the Germans have been driven in (his sector, have discovered in many villages evidence of the method by which the destruction of dwellings, churches and other buildings was organized. The region along thq Ketourne abounds with indications of wilful devastation of villages that were never within range of artillery, hut were .found raized to thejgrountl. In others, where bouses were still standing, they werb mined with slow fuses, while the purely military establishments such as l^rraoks built by the Germans for their own troops were left intact...Orders for the burning of Jiinevllle, a largo village in the valley ^� the Ketourne, arrived on the day of evacua-. , tlon. The Germaha had buit comfort-Prom one end of the line .ind tlien an- able auarter.s, with casinos, officers' other section some dls.tanoe aNvay it I clubs, moving picture theatVos. hotels sent smashing into the enemy. These . a,.d rest houses for the soldiers in the tactics bewildered the Germans. No ; ..^^gg The people pleaded with the enemy unit knows where an assault is j officers to spare their homes, but the coming and all are forced to stand m ; torch was put to every house. The readiness under torrents of steel, high explosives, shrapnel and gas. A concentration at Preux for a counter-attack was observeit from the air. Traiisports, ammuultion trains and masses of men became mixed up on village was one huge brazier when the French entered it. Jlont Stremy shared the same fate. Chatelet, Aliincoutt, Bignicourt Jind Ville-sur-Retourne were partially sav-,' ed because the French troops pressed the roads in that vicinity. When tlio \ the Germans there so closly that the concentration was sufficiently large sappers left behind to do the work and the enemy traffic appeared to be , y,-f.yo surprised. Some of these men in the greatest state of confusion, the' fled before thoy could set off the British gumiers opened up on them . mines, which had been prepared, Oth-- J------.1 ^,""1 " - - uejmnn> ni just terms hiillela over tho tnwn Than aggressifln for which its authors try ,, ,,.,,,iRtice will afford Ihe best rnn to escape responslbiltty. Their cal-;�^ i"""s"ce win auoiu the best con- ciilatlOBS have heen upset by Presi dent Wilson." Senators from tho liberated regions sions be sent to ascertain tho extent of tho devastations, which were,described as heart-breaking. The resolution was unaninioiisly adopted. SMETIESUP hail of bullets over the town. Then , _ , . they advanced and found the town a i Crete evidence of Germany s uneqm- shambles. A'II over the place there vocal acceptance of the terms and ^^era dead Germans, principles of a reasonable peace. For \ , _ , , . the sake of candor Wilson points in i Shells Larger Towns filed a resolution asking that commis-: ^,g.f^_.,,,^p^t possible terms to tho rea- The enemy continues lo shell all !,� ��nt in n�f.pvtni, tinn ov.ani ^^^^ extraordinary safeguards the larger towns within range, not- must be demanded. Significant and withstanding the fact that there are important as Germany's constitutional thousands of civilians in them. In changes are said by tho German for- addition to Denain, where there are eign secretary to be, it does not seem several thousand persons, mostly wo-ovident that the principle.of govern- u^en and children, tho Germans have ment responsible to tho German peo- ^^een oontintiously shellfng Le cateau, pie have been fully worked out, or 'n which there, were many more, that gua:rantees exist or are in -con- The enemy shows no signs of a street, carrying a bucket. At about the.-6ame time, a machine gun opened cn us from a second storey window. I was wounded and several of my men were also hit. We retired t ir a inpni-ent. but the last I saw of the old Frencii woman she was going "right along as it nothing had happened." (Duy a A''lotory Bond) Toronto, Oct. 24.-That the allies are at last In sight of final and complete victory and the attainment of a peace which will insure for the future the safety of thf. civilized world against .despotism, is the belief of the Canadian corps commander, Gen. 8>r Arthur Currie ,as given In a cable received by Sir William Hearst's office in answer to a message of ',\congratulatibns sent by the premier a few days ago. MIGNAULT TO SUPREME COURT BENCH Ottawa,,Oct. 23.-P. B. Mignault, K. 0. of Montreal, has been apbolnted to clple and practice now partially agreed the British have captured has been hi succeksion X sT Luis upou will bo permanent. Moreover. PlUaged. Usually the Huns break up S^^' j^fr ASurin consecm^n^^^^^^ it does not seem that the heart of the anddestpv whatever they are unaWe ^avles^ Mr^M^^^^^^^^ present dlfficuUy has heen reaqbed. ito cany on. UornnHnnai- watarwavs mmmtREfnn Future wars may have been brought There are further-signs that the' yatsrways commlBslon. nnder control of the German people' Germans eith?r are now carrying out Advises Control of Exhibition By City If a suggestion made by President | cember 4th, It has lieen decided, that Fairfield at the meeting of the exhi-,a reorganization of the fair board hition (jiroctorate this week, is car-� should talie place to place the ezhtbl-ried into effect, the control of tlie tion on a bette> husinesa basis. It exhibition will pass liito the hands j has been recommended to the city of, the city direct, with a city i fair .eonimisaioner and a small advisory council that a permanent caretaker be appointed for the exhibiUoii board, with representatives front the igroimds. � but the present war has not beeti, and It is with the present war that we are dealing, says Wilson. It is evident that the German people have no means of commanding acquiescence t .(CONTINUED ON PAGE SUi, or are on Ui^.yefge ot,beeinning a retreat ti'oni ths ScheldtitoJ! a�^ilhe British .north of Valenisleanes push out in the OJi-eciion of Mbns and Mau-beugo. They are less than 18 miles from Mons and about 15 from Mau- The vacancy *pn the waterways commission probably will be filled later. THE WEATHER High .....r.,.;..,.......... 50 Low , ..,........................... 22 Forecast: Fair, with higher temperature. city, Magrath, Raymoud, Carflatoh and Coaldale. President Fairfield made tbia 8ug-| Oeffeit 18410,000 , Manager ^ Moore's financial statement Sjhows that the deficit on tjits gesyon after regretfully anftovmclng year's stampede and e:^hib tion is �io, the resignation of Manager Mooj-e, j06 63 f.u wwuu .xu,.. 6f whom he spoke very higl^ly. He The manager's annuar report and ?ui^n^t-^p;fTv.^n*f iif^fT' *"d"o:^s financial sfaCeut^foUow^sT ful in the performance,of hl6d�(!teB,jTie President and Directors, and would have,been a-valuable man . ' next, year, when the experiences of this year could be profited by. � Annual Meeting Dec. 4 A successor to Mr..Moore wJU probably be appointed at the annual meetine which will be held on iDa- Lethbridge Exhibition Board, . Gentlemen,-In presenting the an-n'uBl report of the Lethbridge Exhibition Board for the past year, it l$,to be regretted that the financial resuUsi \CONTINUED Olf PAGE SIX},v 56 42 ??3B 500060 ;