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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta GO OVER THE TOP .MONDAY IN VICTORY LOAN DRIVE volume xi. u-:niBRinr,i-;, alberta, satxhday. or/roHEK 2(i. mis N CM HER '2(i�S SMASH GREAT BATTLE IS RAGING OVER THE ENTIRE WESTERN FRONT TURKS ACCEPT TERMS LAID Turk Offer Peace Said | To Be Virtual Surrender Turk Offer is Formally Made to Allies, is Report-Austria Said to Be Preparing for Demobilization. Turn Back Clocks One Hour On Sunday night at midnight, Canada will revert to the old standard time, turning the clocks back one hour. The change on the C.P.R. will he made at 2 04 a.m. Citizens should remember to turn their clocks back one hour before retiring on Sunday evening, so that they will rise to the new time on Monday morning. I: LONDON, Oct. 26. The Turkish minister to Switzerland has handed the British and Fiend, ministers to that country nr. offer of j tace virtually amounting to surrender, according to a Heine dispatch to the Daily Mail. ' ' DEMOBILIZE AUSTRIAN ARMY BASEL. Oct. 26.-Vienna newspaper* are publishing ort'cles rel.itiv lo preparations for demobllliing.the army. One newspaper says thnt two infantry regiments stationed at Karlowit* have revolted. Karlowitl is a village in Cro.itm-Slavonia, Hungsry. GERMAN'S WON'T REPLY YET OASEL. Oct. 25,-The German war cabinet considered President Wilson's reply at a lengthy test'on yesterday, according to the Frankfort Zeltung. It was decided not to answer at the present time, but to wait until it Is learned what the entente alms may bt. NO STEPS TAKEN TO ENFORCE THE EJ UHKKATION OF HIIMANIA STARTS- SMASH HUN DEFENCES LONDON. Oct. 2Q.-The British continue to press forw.trd between Valenciennes and Tournai, Field Marshal Haig announces. They have captured the village of Maulde. on the front north of Valenciennes. South of Valenciennes the British h.ivr gained two successes on the borders of the Morm.il forest, capturing Mount Carmel hill and Englefontaine. British patrols have progressed north of the railway between Valenciennes and Lc Quesnoy. FRENCH HEADQUARTERS, Oct. 26.-(Reuter's)- Gen. Debeny's .irmy between the Oiae and the oerre is attacking Gen. voc Hutier's so. called Hermann posit on on ,i front of 15 miles. The Germans have converted the villagcti, generally situated on the crests of ridges, into fortresses and are resisting bitterly, knowing the safety of the German army fjcing Gen. Gouraud on the cant depends on the Hermann line holding. The Hernjann defense* are already penetrated at several points and v.ith the entry today of Gen. Mangtn's 10th and Gen. Guilijumat's 5th army into active operations in the region of Chatenu-Pprc'.en. thus extending the battlcfront by -50 miles, the Hunding line has been fought clean through, the Germans losing J.000 prisoners, German resistance opposite Ci-n. Debeny has appreciably weakened. l; sari-tied U'.uy .i Viet., | Amsterdam. Oft, 'jr.. -Although i ��� i-iiinii newspapers are nut i wllli President Wll-on'- Kit. - null'. | 'many of ihi'iii say that it mean pro-' iuress toward peace. This feeling was1 reflected in operations' yesterday mi iii" lli'i'lln -.tuck exchange in tit" a.l I vane of price".. Don't Like Note j Copenhagen. Oil. :N. Witi: few ex- J jceptlnlis tin' (J"flint11 pnvi'fimli-iiiti" ; I President WUson'j latent note, i-uyiiu; i 'it is mi alteration id' 111.-i fonte-i- :-f;uni i i point anil lietray- In'k of �omprflio;!-'slim of reccM cents in lo-nnany as, ' Wl'll US mlHCOtl! : MK'iJiill Hi' A'hat llil'l | happened there, it !�� als-i said tie- jllOtl.' represents^.!' Concession to the demands nf tin1 i.llii il nation:. Theodore Wollf. writ inc. in iin' French Make Captures; Heavy fighting on Meuse Battle Flames Up on Front From Valenciennes to Meuse - j Progress in Belgium--Sammies in Big Fight. �i h'ageblMI of Herlln. No steps have been taken to enforce t�e order regarding wearing or game masks here, as no in-Mructions have been received either by the notice or by Medical Health Officer DeVeber. Several peojilr appeared on the itreet* this morning wearing the masks, but nothing has been said ahout  nforeing the measure. It is the common statement of medical authorities that the wearing of game masks by every person would bring the epidemic to an end within a very few days. I'.�ti�. Oct, �'.'.� Tim. :ili('r.iiiim Hi, Itiuiutiila liiti Wi'ti Ih'khii i'v I'lii'-tit' fori** att�r a ycar'n uiiupailon !>> , lli� llcrmrun t'rui>iliitt tin- u irsii-i nrslorn portion uf lliilst-.rlw at l.om , palnnkft. fmuthci -'. of tin- Iron Cat" French patroli have forced � pi-e-ag.- ' or the Danube .mil entered upon Itu ; nanlaii *oll. SAY HUNS ARE PROTECTING PEOPLE! THE VICTORY PARADE -r PEACE AT ANY Aiotenlam, On ill. Speaking oil j tUi- reL'lwtag on Thursday. I�r. Soil-..) [ Inn-iKii militate'-, said thai ihe Sp ini-ih 1 minuter, VllUlobur. representing Hrl: , uli and llelglun ioner Van llrt-o of the IWIgian relief | oigatiizatton. viniif.l Tuunml VaJt-n | 1 liiMinf** ami liciialli oil (Jet. IS and r-1 poiti-d Hull tin- Onnuti niilfiary autli j orltif* Had ilomi �-v*i> thliid � in ihcii | .po���r to ri'lt��e conilitiou of fnsi : lives and residtifil� in lit.mlmrdcd ill win. ' j Dr. Holfs a)*o said it had bcnn it-; iioiit'd to liini tht�t l.ernian uui.'-oriU*-!' ; had lrlr-d to jirotfot the people of : ihoHA uiies against phindiili-.R an I That is FeelinK Now-C/fchu H""1 *t ihohc fiiipli.ycd In supplyins food I Koforrlng to (incstlons a*hil on ilu>] previous day, nc said tlio government | r(l any i)oul�l of its honnsiy l'aii> Oi't. ^ii. Iii n'.-l^ini'oi'meil rlr-;111 IgETTING OUT OF SERBIA QUICKLY lie prepared tor  1 With the Allied Armies on the Serbian Front, Oct. 21.-(Via Sal-ionlki, Monday).- (By the Associated Press).-With the capture of NisH, tufflcient rolling stock was taken to establish shocily communications from the Serbian front to the sea. ' The enemy, i/\ addition to showing his intention of evacuating Serbia as quickly as possible, apparently desires to give evidence of a. more conciliatory spirit. At the Important gold mine near Zatecher, which was abandoned fast week, the machinery has been found intact. It was In charge of an Austrian superintendent who was left behind with Instructions to turn the mine over to the Serbians. BIG RETREAT sharp salient ivhieli InilKei! into I'uoii' territory with its point resting liuilli' of the Veniioiz. French Official Paris, (let. -Tlio French dll'ldal statement Is as folloiv.s: "lluriiiK tile night (Here. �a.i heavy artillery fighting between the. Oise anil S'eiie. Conine! was maintained with the enemy all along the front yesterday. "On the smith bank ot the rfeire riv- ((JoxTiNum on' Pag^s Six) . iusion of peace and an application of lo (.Mrrv m, lu, principles laid dowii Hie "�afel> first" principle, in AiiBiri*. hy |.r,�i,|ent Wilson, lie added: It is sai.l that peace ;u any price is jiow popular al Vienna and lliulapet>t The Zurich correspondent of Hie Journal says thai the new foreign ingle, milliliter is understood lo he a partisan of direct peace negotiations with the , nleiitc without recourse to tlio office* of I'resident Wilson. He says thai i tin- situation in Aitstiieliungai> is: such that the monarchy will soon capitulate mid throw itself on the mercy' of tlio allies. ; The Czechs are now masters of Hie ^itualifln at Prague. The Slovaks have,; decide" to change tlio name of Press-1 burg to Wilaonvlllu. The Itiithentans j of (ialiela have, called for a separate j 1'kralninn stale, comprising regions j of Austria-Hungary inhabited by Hulli-, onians. If is reported that anrchy j reigns iu the, ancient Danube nion-1 archy of Hungary. The correspondent says that in Austria no notice. Is be ing taken of decisions arived at by Jlevlin. Having in nyily to the president taken its stand on Its manages, the govemmeut is reaolve'U. to act accord- Report C.P.R. Steamer Sunk With Passengers and Crew illii) ,i Victory r.i'inli Washington. Oct, jr.. -- President Wilson's appenl to voters to return a Democratic congress in the November elections If they have approved of ills leadership in tlllS critical time, evoked a spirited reply in a formal statement from Hopuhllnui leaders in the senate and house and the chairman of across ALL DESTROYED . i the senate and house Keptililic.in con- railway after heavy fighting. The grcssional campaign committees. enemy appears to litivo retreated from The Republican statement, dei'lnr- a considerable portion of the Ki'iiuiiil ing the minority party in congress in this zone. had supported (lie administration poll- j Uritisli patrols late todav were op-cies since tlio war with a unanimity crating in the l.e que.suoy region, and In absence of fi'Iticlum imprece- wi,(ll, n,-jtjsli jni'antrv had reached the dented In party history, pointed to i,|K)l (.round of Marcsehes and were tint record as pioof. (attacking tin Today's advance greatly increased the menace of the tieniniits hold With the British Army In France!__ and lielgliiui. Oct. L'.Y-The Uritisli troops tonight were on the outskirts i,si Qucntin's Archives Destroy- of l.e Quesnoy, having iliiven forward the l.e QueHnoy-Valencieiines cd-Tried to Mine the Cathedral The war. the statement contends nrji tlio president's "personal war. I A proclamation hat been issued by Actlnf Mayor Frseman declaring a public holiday for two hours on Monday morning from 10 to 12 for the purpose of furthering the Victory Loan campaign. NEW FRUIT COMMISSIONER Ottawa, Oct, 26.-The minister of .agriculture announce* the appointment of C. W. Baxter to fill the vacancy created two months ago by the death of Donald John-on^-frult commissioner. The new fruit commissioner it \ f native of Chelsea, Que, A SECRET MI8SION Zurioh, Oct. 2*.-Prince Frederick Lobkowlti and Baron Madher-ny, who represent the strongest anti-Oerman tendencies at Vienna, have left that' city for Switzerland charged with a mission, about which no detail* are given, according to the Neuet Journal at Vienna. WKATHKR High........................... 39 Low ...*....................... 44 Forecast: Scattered showers but moatiy fair, with little higher temperature, - Vancouver, Oct. 26. - Privato advices received in trie city today from the north state that the steamer Princess Sophia, of the Canadian Pacific railway coast service, which ran on a reef in Lynn canal, with 5C0 passengers aboard while southbound from Skagway on Thursday, foundered during the night with all hands, passengers and crew. Local Canadian Pacific railway officials are without confirmation. EARLIER REPORTS Victoria, Oct. I'd".-Latest reports re nor the war of congress, nor of n party, hut of the American people; declares the lU'puhllean party, repre-coived from the summer Sophia, which ' ��"lti"K moro tlmn lmK 11,0 rHi/.ens of lien, llorm ran on Vand-thili reef in l.ynn canal, Uw country, demands Its rlglitlul say that the vessel |N resting easily on slum! 1,1 tlu' burden* '""I responsible the rocks ami thai there is no danger. " Imposes. If given a majority in There are three or four rutted states "Klier or both houses, the leaders said government vessels and some fishing K�l>�hKcaii parly would drive for tenders standing hv. | ward the war and hasten victory, ,,,, ,, ,.....,,, 0,, The Koptiblioan party believes that Jhe llrl.iso u.lmnhla .Salvage coiiM tl,, ,mM\on ut B,rre)1dor a|10ul.l he imny's vessel 'lees will reach the it,ft to .Marslial Koch, to the generals < liny a Victory Ilond) I'aris, Oct. -ti. -Deliberate destruction of property and documents of his-toric nature was carried out hy the Oernians at St. Quontin, according lo ,, ......,*.i,i,, . ,i.,_ 1 a report made to Premier Clemenceuu German positions there, i, ' . , . ... . ,, , �hy the municipal authorities of tllut city, who have made an investigation. Ancient city documents, which had been walled up .mulor control of (lie Herman command and placed' under seal, were foviud to liavo boon removed or burned. Kvldonce showed that this occurred shortly after the. inhabitants fled from St. Queiilin In March,. 1!U7. At tlio cathedral an attempt was mailt) to mine tho great pillars. ing Valenciennes, which Is rapidly being hot tied up. If a lino were drawn through the luislUouH now held hy army on the north and lien. Hyng's forces on tlio south, it would pass well to the east of Vftloa-cienues. �� South of Valenciennes that attack, at an early hour, had taken the llrlt- but the rapid advance of tlio French Ish forward more than two miles, prevented the Hermans from currying thereby virtually eliminaling tho , out their desire. stranded ship on Sunday and Canadian i'acific. railway oflicials state that nothing will he done to got Uor off until tho Tees reaches the scene. There is absolutely no ground for fear regarding the ship being a total loss. German Subs Ease Off; Part of the Peace Game London, Oct. 26.-German sub-' marine activity reached , such a tow state this week as to become almost negligible as a war measure, notwithstanding that many more U-boats are .lurking In the Atlantic wtS tffc? Mediterranip^. The British admiralty Iqoks upon this tltuation as part oft the German peace offensive. It\s believ. ed at the admiralty.that If Germany Intends to fight to the- end of her resources, her greatest submarine effort may be expected tgte lit December apd In January. and lo tho armies In the field. When they report that Uermauy has laid down her arms tho United States and their allies should then impose their terms. Will that knowledge cause, dejection to those who are fighting with us? asks tho loader of the itepuulU' can party. j "All the world knows that the lle-puhlloan party is opposed to negotiations and discussions carried on in diplomatic notes addressed to the lierman government." says the statement. "The Uepublican party stands \ tor unconditional surrender." ' UP TO COMMISSION Winnipeg, Out. at!.-Tlio city council this afternoon decided to put temporary InorouHos In the at root railway fart* tip to the public utilities commission,  - : DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE ACTS QUICKLY His Excellency thr. Duke of Devonshire wants a share of Canada's Second Victory Loan. The following letter explains why: Ottawa, October, 1918. My Dear Sir Thoma�, I shall be glad if you will again include my name In the first I let of subscribers to tile Victory Loan of 1918, This loan I am sure is of tho utmost national importance in connection with Canada's continued effectual prosecution of the war, and thrj establishment of Imperial credits for the purchase of foodstuffs, munitions and other supplies urgently required by Great Britain and the Allies. I have every confidence that the patriotism of the Canadian people: which has so nobly sustained every duty and obligation Imposed by the' war will again respond to the appeal and that the Victory Loan of 1918 will be even a more striking and notable success than that of last year. Believe me, my dear 8lr Thomas, Yours very truly, (Sd.) DEVONSHIRE. Hon, Sir Thomas White, K.C., M.G., Ottawa. ;