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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FHIDAY, OCTOHKH 23. 11HR run: LEriiSmnr.rc daily i;im\ald PAGE five Furious Battle Rages Around Valenciennes British Headqunrters In France and Belgium, Oct. 25.- (Reuter's Agency).-In the continuance of their forward movement south of, V;i(enciennes the British todfcty captured Les Tulicres, c.iit of Soleames. There wac stiff fighting on both  idei; of Les Tullercs and over the high ground to the northwest, Morm,d forest Is infested with Germans and machine guns but the British artillery Is searching It with high explosives and gas shells. The enemy continues to fight stubbornly ana Inst the 3rd and 4th armiep. hut as the British drive him from his prepared dc-* fenscc, they follow him so closely he gets little chance to rally. A3, a result his opposition grows more desultory. The British were close to Le Quesnoy this morning after stiff fighting in which the Germans suffered heavy losses. Will Retire Beyond Antwerp London, Oct. -a- --(Krftfsh wfr* rervlce*. � The Herman* in their withdrawal movement 7fnv�� not reached the line of Aniw��rp-llrut�m-ls-N�in-nr, Imii if dnuaiiK havi- iioi eoiiKtmet��d extensive defensives nloiiK ii. 11 owe vet-. the (i.'i niiin- uiut*t retire fo u shorter lire-. Their reserves are ^ i'Vtmiistfcd .and tie- hard preyed anu-must IkiV" ;\ itrciiffihtK �'pelf. In the l,iHt few wfi'ks the (Jertuan 11itfh command ha� not been ;:bb� t" maintain a fresh ivhtvc of mor too pond. Mutinous conditions ,;n the new drofi^ have On one occasion a draft, whose trust worthiness was susp"ct�>d was :;eut off / t ejisf of Uu.sheH. The HritiHh gained .Monrhaux after bloody fightin&-. Kill Huns By Thousands Tin; Dritinh line |* now within one mile of ItfinrireaJRH. iJe.sperate n^hl-ing is reported In the MoMe-lOveoti and tin? neighborhood, where the (b-rmauK were killed by the. thousands.. It, up-1 jn'iired (hat the enemy had orders to hold on regurdloHH of the cost. The (ieriuai)^ apparently wnre disposed in i tft ea 1 dept h and had seven* I hastily , eon st rue ted limn of defense which they were determined to retain until : defense* farther eiinlward had been [prepared so that the (Ierman armies to the, north and the south could or- i cape. The enemy Una been --supported j by considerable artillery all nlonp the j front. To the north, the. British by hard fighting f'HlubJUht'd pouts between the I river and the canal. North of I'lesiic*. >ome progress was mode, toward londe, ; against heavy and vigorous* machine I gun operations. Ilreuille, ltehote and i Ihirldnn were captured after strong . opposition had been broken down, *b;ss 11 BERLIN REPORT Rerlin. Oct. :>."..--ltepulN� of partial attacks of the Americans on both sides of the Meuse river is reported in today's (ierman official statement. Heavy Fighting With the Allied Annies in France and Belgium. Oct. 2,1. - til a.m.J. I By the Associated I*i'gh�).-Ile:i\y fighting was tnkuig place today on the battlefront in the region of Valenciennes, especially .-toiith of the town. The British have guiued ground at almost every point along the front, American Advance With the American Army North- ()f Verdun. Oct. .'.r..~ The Aiil'Tt c:\v, troops, despite strong Herman artillery tire, improved th'dr positions at three important, points along �he been noticed. 1 front east and west of the Metise during the night. Kast ot the Aletise, thr> Americans drove tin. eiiemv from the �*nHtern E VER Y PERSON MUST WEAR GAUZE MASK EDMONTON, Oct. 25.-Every person in the province of Alberta wi be compelled to wear a gauze mask, outside their own home or residence, except when it is necessary to partially remove th*. mask for the purpose of eating. This order was issued by the provincial board of health today. The following w:ll also ga into force Saturday: "In any office, shop, factory, workshop or place where the public resort no spiloon or cuspidor -hn'i be placed or used nor shall any peroon in such places expectorate other than Into a handkerchief or other material carried on the person. Any surh handkerchief should he kept apart from soiled clothing and boiled bef -e being used again, and any other material used for expectoration should be burned.*' StSaixu: Week-End Grocer The ay's War Summary i c'vinans from ! without ai'unr.nition. However, they bad concealed aniin unit ion and opened ( edge of the no)*t they Jmvc taken I he villu�eh of N'csleHoltJuc-moutu and Bierrepont. Intense Fury With tiie Allied Armies In France 1'nri-, Oct. ^r..--In the reRiim of BuiiRchumps where the Kreueh are cast of tile Sninhre canal, two Oernian attacks were repulse^d. On the front of the S��ne ilvcr and eastward the Krench tliis morning resumed their pressure aRainnt the enemy. * Pershing's Report Washington. Oct. J,V Con. Per^b-in^'s communiM"'1 ft>r Thursday 4ays: "On the ViM'iluu front, there has been local HKhtlnK throughout the day. In a minor operation in the region of received ! Hanth��vil!o mir troopH advanced their ^By the Associated Press) In fierce fi^htim; the Britinh ('outinue to beat back n.-the high Kfound between Valencic-nm s and I*o Quesnoy. further increasing j the menace to the Oermans on thc^.. important, point.- In Belgium and' north of Valenciennes, the allie.; nmihtaincd Ibeir preRv,;;:' but the opera-1 tlons are of minor importance a-- the ,-ituation on the nor'', depend* upon' the British success around Valenciennes. I'ast of Ln Cateiiu. Bin lirttish arc before (he AlorjiiaJ forest, while Fou'h i\Un\R the Olse ;md tl)�� .Serre the Krenc'n are prcssinK hard agaiu-t tin* fjerman^. Stncp W'-ln^^day morning fli" British armiew ti^Jdin^ forward from a few miles noiih of Valenciennes j to east of Le Catcall have t.iken ^.!miu prisoners and I'm ^un- I'ield Mat'Hhftt MalR apparently is strivini; to outflatik the natural bttrri' i in the north by advamdn^ through Le Quesnoy tfiwurd Mon;-' and Maub'Mi; " Tlie (Jermans are ffgntint; bard to prevent thin, resultinK in d�?Kperaie -ombats in the village and other vantage points south of Valoncfcnnos. hut the British arc pushing steadily ahead and h;;\e taken Maiuj: and Vetidi^n,. - l-M^htiiiK was resumed ,,n this i�ecior Krlday morn!tor. with the British advanctnj; from the hill.- east o the Kcaillou river toward tin- railroail and the hiKbroad hetueen VnlenHenne* ;:ud Le Quc:;noy. Iimj'erHa'eiy north of1 Valenciennes, the Brill -h have taken additional villages and continn** to , approach the important cn^.-inf; of the Scheldt at Cond>-. This village is j six and a half mile;; northeast of Valenciennes. Krench troops east of the Sambre-Olsc canal in the region of Lonmbamps have repulsed two (ierman attempt., to drive them bark u At Ambly French are only three mile; i-.noh of the railroad junction at Atnagne. gaining of which would forte tie- (b-rtnan-i to withdra�,v freni U'dhvl and line of the Aistie in that region. American troops on both 'id*; of the Metise in heavy lichting during Thursday night and Friday;.* made Important gain- at three point-and maintained them ngain-t violent (Ierman comitr.r-cf oris. Ka't of the river the Amcriejins made ano'her step toward the important town of Dan-vlller�. penetratitig the Bojs-d ortnoitt. On the p-ft and centre of the front west of the ,Moum\ the Americans have capturetl several important ridges near Orande l're. Bet wen Happ's wood and Banthevllle wood they liave extended their Hue Activity along the Italian front has revived. London reports an offensive by Italian troops between me Brenta and Nave rivers An advance in the .Mont (Jrappa Hector is reported. French and Serbian force- in Serbia continue to advance toward the Austrian frontier. Thli Iff thc Kov. A. D. McLaod'a opinion of /,am-Buk. This cU-rgy-man, who Ii\>p at Haroourf. N.U., writinR to the proprietors, remarks upon (ho tintiHUftl popularity vrhlch /am-Buk enj(ty� In Mm bnmon of tho people i>f bin parluh. lie- say a; " I know or notblnp thftt. can compare wittt Having charge at frn ext�iihive iiiiifiv.i. -;Trr whleti I travel constantly, 1 mcvt with many �ick and af!1Ictnd pooplp. &nr] I have b�*nn nmaxed a' the C0h\ waundf, eczema and f�ki,n dWftar.ns of all kind beaBn'p power?* of Zatn But flr^ .'.imply tuarvellou�. FVr thf� pnhifnl ailment, ptiojs. also. 1*. Is esrMimt. Many a doctor's hill Is ?i�vpd by the n^f of /am-nuk." For rutp. burns and nra!d� Zam* Buk In equally good. Nothing endn patn and hw ti. n hot Me ...... ,....... bvC Brad'- Coifnc. ground -f |\r or l�ean. lb-*. f'>v...... * UO Blue Blbbori Cn;|>!\ CA*% I lb. tiu> .............. duc . .2 lbs.................... 96c VEGETABLES Onions, good winter stock; (i lb*, for 25c.*) Sack .................. J.UU 1,,v!,:i:y................10c ? * : >>> ? ^ o ^ Utpot is vt'iM i ved front the Lnited ineni of the republic. Tii^-e mistm-der.'-tandings h:iv" birgeiy been cleared away by (().� )j;y., nf war. It has been a surprise to many of the Ane erJcan soldiers over,* to ;"ind how cowardly their war for indepei.di'ncr has been re^irded by Ilrlll-h pen. pie how earnestly tha* peopb* reprn bated the actions nf lie- British King and the tolly of the jirijj h govern- . ment that led to the Aiuericnn revidu-' tion. and how warmly that people ^yinpaUiizod with the bis'oi-y and as-titrations of the rmt*d ^tate>-. London's HolTday. Indeptutdcnce May. July I. wa- ce)�� bratt'd in London tiiis year as no holiday ever was celebrated before. The , capital of the British Kmpif'1 threw i itk dooro also will America prove to be. - I J. 11. W. in Calgary Herald. ' I THE CAFETERIA SYSTEM FOR j HOGS. f """"" { Miieh of the drudgery is taken out ' ot hog feeding by Mie use of tho self- � feeder. According to investigations ' carried on at the Kxperimrntn! Faun � at Ottawa. ho$s. after they have t'cach- Londorj, Oct. 25.-President Wilson's note wa� received In Berlin in the course of Thursday's sitting of the reichitag, which immediately adjourned, according to an exchange Telegraph com* pany dispatch from Copenhagen. Discussion of the note was taken uo in sectional meetings of there ichstag members. Slate* indicate the continuance iu 'war of which the Cnited States i - Cotnuieiuing letter re hit ing on to line .VHi mot res. reaching the ridge north of the village and captured l.'u prisoners. Ah a result of yesterday's action cast of the Mouse our troops are now establiHhed on the high ground in the Bols-d* Kit rays. Artillery fire has continued severe on tiie whole front, especially on the Cute (ie Cha-tillon and the Bois-Pescarrios." German Report Berlin. Oct. 2a.-(Jernmn general and Belgium. Oct. r.,-On the high � h-nulquarters today issued the follow- ground south of Valenciennes the bat-t le in raging with intense fury, but the British are gradually overcoming the enemy. At last reports tlie British held the line from Faux to Kohersart to Knglofontaitu* to Bea-iluiegntcs, where they are within a. mile and a half of Lu Que*noy, tovtbo ing statement on operations In Serbia: "There have been enemy attacks on both sides of the Morava. West of the river, we wro pressed hack a short distance in the region south of Kraglvlaats. Kast of tho river at-j tacks were repulsed in the neighborhood of PuruHin." Toronto. Oct. t he jiope's p;^l oral the bilingual situation. ||. c. IIock*idf-|V?*drr as when meals are given at stated hours. It has hern j -'bown that the hogs are the best ; judges of when 'hey should take food. ! Til feeder is fully described In Spe- easily made at a cos' of about $10 even when new lumber is used in its eon-Htrttctfou. Your Labor Counts-every ouuen of work you do helps some soldier who h tifzhtinR over there! *l*hw war is heing Touglit us truly iu the household and in the work-shop as it is in the trenches. Some of our Canadian women are liorno down physically and mentally, by the weaknesses of (heir sex. They Miffer. from ^flokaehe, druKginf; senna* Hon, very nervous and pain in top of head, jf they aak their neighbors they will be told in take a Favorite Prescription of Dr. Pierce's which hns boon ho well and favor-liblv known for the paM half century. � Weak women should try it now. Don't wait! Hegiu today. 'Fhw woman'* tonto mid nervine wi/l brinjc vim, vigor and vitally. Send t)r. V. M. Pierre, Uuffalo, is'. V., lOo for trial pkg., tablet*. (Pay a Victory Kuml) London, Oct. 2.*..- (t'aniulian Pre�� dispatch from Heuter'si.-In the house of commons yesterday Ixml Robert Cecil. r.HsUtnut secretary for fortdgu affairs, stated that the gtiverumeni was now informed that the Armenians In HaUu entered info negotiations for the'surrender *>f iho town to tin. Turks on tiio advice of On. DtttiHtervIHe, when ho saw that tho fall of the town was Imminent. No blame attaches In consequence to the Armenians In connection with Iho surrender. Lord Cecil emphasized the ff&Unnt sorvleea oi the Armenians durtni th� Turltish ciimpaign and stated that the allies w\re eouhlderably indobiod to the Ar-ni'iians. 1 WELCOMED TROOPS FROM JAPAN Tokio, Oct. 24. - (Associated Prees).-Japanese troops under command of Gen. Muto arrived at Irkutsk on Oct.-12 and were welcomed by the Russian and Czechoslovak authorities, the war office announces. Gen. Ivanoff, the war minister ot the Omsk government, called upon Gen. Muto and expressed his appreciation of Japanese assist* ance in clearing Siberia of the Bol&hcviki. CHINESE GENERAL PARDONED and that therefore thoy alone should have the privilege of saying when and how peace should bo brought about. Such a claim, it \h nafe to say. will not ho relished by truly patriotic Americans, who have shown in many | ways, by public expressions as well ! as by public and individual acta, their whole-hearted appreciation ot the true situation and their desire to cooperate in the fullest possible manner with the other combatant governments. If, however, feelings of unjustified pride and pretension could be aroused ] among any considerable portion of the American people, and if thereby a senao of irritation could bo engender* j ed among the other. Allies, the object ot the present propaganda would be served, and ihe strength that comes from unity of effort proportionately NEW HUNGARIAN PREMIER London. Oct. :!.y~ Count Albert Ap-pouyi has been appointed Hungarian premier in succession to Dr. Wekerle, according to a Vienna dispatch to the f'oiitken of Copenhagen and forwarded by the Kxchange Telegraph company. North Carolina men-hunts are permitted to start a mutual fire insurance company. (diminished. It is most nocosaary that I'ekin, Oct, n. Chang Taun, �Kai�st this campaign the American under whose protection the boy-em- m'�iu> should guard themselves, and peror, llsnan Tung, was placed on the , uI*� ilm ,!u' P'^Plo �f (Jrent liritain Chinese throne, in July. UU7. In an amt FT"1'1' should not ho misled by abortive monarchist government, has 111(1 'llt'il. 0. Hoi 7fc-\ -�\n operntorn and linemen, the automatic turnr > ear � i wai hi i * ... . ... HwttoHhourd, which sorvea all city telephones, heiuK Kept working without dlftlculty. The long dtstauco lines are cut off and' tho telegraph companies report increased busluean in consequence. The only real trouble arises from tho fact that tho rural Mnea pro cut o*U from norvleo. with the Influenza epidemic and all tho people within lt> or 15 miles of the city dependent on the city doctors is not pleasant In this respect. Orrin H. Ingraham, lumberman and philanthropist, died at I0au Cluire, WJs, aged SS, WashiuRton, t)et. 25.--.\erIul mail �ervico between N�1V* York* nud ('hi-ougo will be .-darted between L>ee. l and !�*>. PontmaHter (leneral llurloaon announced today, depending upon the time manuiucturerrt delivered the necessary airplanes. SEVENTY-FIVE DEATHS MONTREAL IN Getting Acquainted. Great Britain and Canada have j ulike learned to know their American [brothers better during tho past two j years, and it in safe to say that the American people have also learned to know better and to appreciate more cordially the great qualities of the Hrliiah people, from whom- their own nation spiting, and botddo whom their bravo men are fighting. Canada, through intimacy both social and commercial, has had for a long time u reasonably adequate appreciation of the Americans, and while Canada was mull recently a ,�ome\vluit small and lurgely unknown factor in tho minds arc much of tin- same type,and that j "H of "WMlc, Cm-lioiirHormldiilglii'umliiaoiiladav. tl�� U | light saving. place iu their enteem. As between the people of Great Hrltain and of the United Sfutes tho mime intimacy does not, prevail, while thoro have rIho been, as an estruuglutf Influence, the memories, largely false, of tho clr* ui'*! cumstancea which Jed to tho separu-1 tton of the American colonlea from the mother country and the establish- Backed h] a reputation dsor TMI CANADIAN SALT CO, LIMITED When you take advantage of our Cash and Carry System. We invite you to investigate and aoe tomorrow. Wo have some VERY FINE and suggest that you buy this as tho PRICE IS REASONABLE All moatH tomorrow are up to tho usual high standard. 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