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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY,~OCTOBER 20, TDlS t-:-.......J--; ,.. ....._�.,,-� nm u6'IUHIDGK DAILY HICK ALU PAGE FIVE Germans Putting Up a Stubborn Resistance THE ABDICATION OF With the American Armies Northwest of4 Verdun, Oct. 26.- (2 p.m., by Associated Press). - The gains made Friday by the American troops east and west of the Meuse were maintained today in spite of violent enemy opposition and harassing artillery fire against the Amerlcait front lines and the arena in the rear. On the extreme left the Americano have strengthened their hold on the high ground In the southern part of the Bourgogne wood. GERMANS FIGHT DESPERATELY With the British Army in France, Oct. 2G.-The Germans were fighting desperately today on the new line along the Scheldt canal and the Rhonelle river in the region of Valenciennes to which they had been forced by the British encircling movement north and couth of Valenciennes. In the fighting Friday the British made deep dents in the German defenses north and touth of Valencionnes, in spite of the determined resistance of the enemy. VIOLENT FIGHTING ON ITALIAN FRONT Washington. Oct. 26.-Violent fighting continued today on the line where the Italians with the British co-operating launched a Economize! l\SK Old Dutch Cleanser for cleaning _ ' and scouring:- Tinware Grnniteware Woodwork Oilcloth , Linoleum Knamelled Sinks and Bath Tubs Cutlery Refrigerators Better and cheaper than Soap. new offensive against the Austri-ans yesterday, A Rome dispatch to the Italian embassy says the tth army rj�i frustrated attempts of the enemy to reconquer territory lost yesterday and has enlarged it:l\0alns. The message also said that Italian troops continued to advance along the lower Mati, in Albania, and that the Albania tribesmen are taking up arms and arc fighting under Italian colors. Heavy fighting continued all day Frldny In the Monte Grappa region, but the Italian 4th army maintained Itc positions and extended them at some points. The strong position of Monte Pertlc.i, northwest of Monte Grappa was carried by the Piaso Brigade and detachments. ITALIANS TAKE PRISONERS Rome, Oct. 2*.-In the successful assaults ags'nst the Austrians along the Plave and west of that river, the Italians have captur;d more than 2,000 prisoners in the last 24 hours, the war office announced today. Released Big Territory j Washington. Oil. 'J's - Summarizing Hie HftMHftcm on lli boon reconquered except for a five mile triu't where Hie allies' advance I now Ih helllK pressed near the l!o|;;|;;n liorder. (Jen. March pointed out that the Fi aiico-Ainorh an lines from the Meuse in the OIhc stood virtually parallel in the ureal railway line near the HelKian frontier and constituted a threat aKniiiiU that line throughout its entile length. New Serb Captures Loudon. Oct. "R.TKriiveto, I'.u miles northeast of Xish, has been occupied by the Serbian troops, says a Serbian  iflli'iiil stato�n)iit Issued toilay. In !tic Pan!" reirioti. the Serbians ha\c | crossed the Tsrultsa river. UWIIT EXEMPTION ! LIBERATED PEOPLE Order Issued Definilcl New Mcnnonites Military Service UringinRl ndcr ' Ad DIANS rifloiis to civilians. ivllh If.e number (.(instantly Jtrowini;. Piteoua Condition 1'ileous v.-a-, the rondlt iou of flic Hril!"jli prisoners, say the peasant I with whom ile-y were allowed no eon-I I nt, mil even -(' much a. I > offer |lhetn a . ( r.s are discussing op' ' abdication of Will in in 1 Hie (iermuri ruler. I I tain pence .or derm in) j dispatch tn Ih" Kxi linn I company sn>> til" view | many Is that I'lesld-nt . not. demand the rulers' ennaii uewH-pap illy whether tin I ldheii/oileni llecessiiI'V to oil villi lie A ('(ipellll.'li;"!) ii,,. Telei'.rn p';i held in tier. Wilson (lues iilicatiou, lint will rest satisfied with deinonin t ic development of (icrmun . political institutions. The Frankfort Zeituni; s;,:.-s � )i� nioiiarcli is confronted with the greatest difficulties in making Hi al decision whether (ieniiiiny shall ;.ur render or negotiate, it expresses hope tlisit he will make "a speedy clever decision." Divided Opinion Heme, Fridaf, Oct. I'.',. The fe, ill i e't'iiiatiy in rcKui'd tn I're Wll'ims lew note apparently i - imieh divided. The t 'onserval ives. military and junker papers mi ihe one side ;,re eryiiiK that tin- pi''-.si latter. ilmi"d without lntei i luemherK of Ihe sect . 1 I called Alcunonitr.s or iiiatp'iitly In Canadii ilei'liU'il to be exempt' service or within the tImi to Hie Military S-tinil in like"- manner i did not emiKrate to siianl of order-ini'osi 1 !t 17. or are not (lose ��Alio did emigrate, or "uilKnitit.'i or th'lr u not eontiiiued wlthiiui be members of V.'v Doukhohors or to re in t'aiiaiiii. sliall not i exempted from milii.i within the H'.'VOilh � said." The seventh cxcepiiim of th" .Military Service act to diicli reference is made recognizes iln i\.-iniitlon to Doiikhobors and .M'iinniiit"s praiiteil under the oriler-ln-eii'iiicil of Dec. c, 1!MT. and Auk. 13, 1->;�:. The present ordi i-in council, wlit li i- pa-iseil on Ihe and I'lliip .l"nt ieiini.iiiie ;iivd i Irani inilitary !v I aiile.l. Ity  envei 'iinienl � n i�> Ih" orii; �vhoni tli>" Mid their1 � continued to ' ttitlioiit iii-'inn reads: ( d.i a iio did not ip -('"lillalll.-i of i'i ('anaila pur-: � - by; ip ;:', 1ST:',, or. ei lieum iles-i V.aviii); not con-ip'ioii to lie' l (ieiiolililin'loi) i'i reside jier--hall not be 1 from military �' vetllll excep- t I ic HCt, 1!>17; 'i'iUiioliors who 1 inula in pur- � il of Dee. 0. i.daiit-. of those .�.Iio heini; such � inlanls have in' 1'iruption to community of de permanently , dv-eminent in a resoluiion adopted by 1 the council of the chamber of .-hip-I pilltr cniitii il of Hreat Britain. The ; council point* out thai lo-avy losses : wore suffered by shippina eniupaliies : at the hands of the Hermans. Half ; of (iermany's shlppfns Is il.elaicd to the in neutral or other port, and ! many may have added lo it by j struct ion or purchase-ilurinir the Hon and crl"s of v. ep imie for bni\es t'.ma diens." Children i limb iijioii a car. regardless of ilumjif. clasping naiid-and scatteriitK iloivers. Ilardiy was the last Ilocii" out of siuiit wlien. as if by match', from some treasured stores there broke out iri-color. that glorious emblem of liliert> The country here i-, fliit, making an idea) field for manoeiivrliiK all arms Unobstrueled by wire or sliell bide.--Il is virgin in its velvet beauty and strikes home in the hearl. It is well \vorlh. our tr.ils to have saved this to France. Tie- chief feature or tin- land. Sl'ape ;i)e V;t�l sUlR pile--, lllalitilll! Hie entrance to lli" mine >liai'i-. They are termed fusses and s'ni.....f these have afforded stroni'holds to the foe. but our moid!' machine Kims have m.'nle excellen' use of tie'ir opportunities, often can liin^ aim unaware, from the rear, j Brand Now Villages l Many villages ai" brand new. lir with nay colored brick. Tln-e are the minors' cominiiniHes sucli as aro cominoi) epoiigh around L.-ns. bin heru not one tile is out of plai  Only within is beastly and wanton ruin and filth by which the track of tin- (Ideated Hun can he followed. The pca�-aiii- are now habituated to war and do not realize its danger*. Thus, can one account for th" temerity with which they carry on their self-iiuposcd labor of love in supplying our outposts with hot coffee. In the main, they have , not been ill-treated. They have sub-i sided solely on American rations and I for two years have not seen fresh I meat. �*, j A Brutal Prussian I Individual instances of brutality are reported.' A surneant wa-i quartered I with an awed couple. lie consistently robbed them of their rations, forcing them 'o live on potatoes. When they complained lie beat Hie old lady over the head, knocking down her aRed husband w-hcu he soiiK'nt to Interfere. Before leavinp. this orutal Prussian saw to it that all the vegetables in the garden were taken up and trampled. The Canadian corps is now issuing Liber carnival i laviland he cover lite- ;'.n ' tahlish a all of th;\ Solf, the Herman loroiijii secretary; that the city was destroyed li> shells from the allied artillery. Such n visit would also, they say, cs-lulilish/iiat the Herman depredations were actuate-) by a determination to crush the economic life of France. M. P. P. NOT LIABLE ! --------- . ! ) North Hay. Out.. Oct. 2ii. -The I charge against '/.. Mageau, .\l.l\l', for \ the district of Sturgeon Falls, for em-i ploying men contrary to the provisions of the .Military Service act. was dismissed. Kvideuce admitted was to thu effect that a man was employed by the foreman of a held lumber cunip of which Mr. -Mageau was manager, who showed a letter thai he hid been exempted from military service. The court held that Mr. Mageau was not liable. UNCONVENTIONAL IDEAS in monuments find us ready to carry them out to the hist detail. If you have an idea for u memorial of unusual character come and .see us or have us call and see you. We feel sure we can soon convince you of our ability to produce perfectly in utone the Idea you have In mind. Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Work* R. Needi. Prop. 8th Street S. Remember when death enters your home that no funeral is too economical for us to sympathetically take charge of. we manufacture: a special line' of caskets, and an wo do all the work ourdclves this enables us to sell at a re-niurknbly low price. Our FUNERAL PARLORS aro oqnippod with all modern conveniences. Come in and ask us moro about them. MacKAY & BELL' 803 Third Ave. South Phone 1802 Le,thbridoe, Alt*.  Motor Equipment A Few More Recruits Are Now Required for DRAFT Apply at once R.N.W.M. Police Barracks :- RAISEO-OVER, A * MILLION DOLLARS official figures are availuhle ? yet, sufficient returns bavo Jy reached military Itcuilquiirtcrs > to show that subscription funds for the Knights of Columbus ? bills have boon remarkable. Five hundred thousand dollars ; was set for the-Dominion. More than $1,000,000 has been mis- * ed. : �C" �{ > > ; > > ? > > ? ; DEATHS IN TORONTO , Toronto. Oil. 2t>.-There are now 1)110 patients and nurses under treatment in Toronto, exeluslvo of military patients in the huso hospital. Since yesterday afternoon there have been Hi deaths an average that Is being .steadily maintained throughout thy Veek. run on banks in germany Amsterdam, Oct. 25__Public anxiety over the solvency of the empire apparently l� becoming acute in Germany. The hoarding of money has become so rampant as to cause (great inconvenience. There has been a general run on banks. EMPLOY OUR QUICK RELIABLE SERVICE our big furniture van and auto van insures careful handling with no jarring or scratching your piano or furniture. charges reasonable, The McLean Transfer 313 sixth steet s. PHONE 1007 u pland prairie ha ROCK BOTTOM PRICES Y Patterson, McKinnon & Bell Union Bank Building Lethbridge BALED GREEN QATS & pAT H$ ;