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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLl'MK XI. LlVniBlMbc.I--. ALHIiUTA. Tl KSDAY. SI li111".M]il-J*. I'.HR PUNCTURE NUMBER 22,'. CANADIANS OLSHEVIKI Canadians Are Determined to Read Cambrai; Have Penetrated to Within Less Than Ten Miles of This City IS HE DEAD OR ALIVE? Allied Forces Have In flic tod Another Severe Defeat on th Bolshcviki Troops. Tokio, Aug. Z>.- I Delayed, i- Entente allied troups operating in Siberia are closely pursuing the enemy forces in the Uyernya River region, according to an allied official statement-- issued tins afternoon by the J.-p.ireTC Army headquarters, REPULSE COUNTER ATTACK. London, Sept. 3.-Entente troops l"i Northern European Russia, aid-rd hy Ruaaian forces on August 31. captured rncmy positions north of Obozerskay a. 75. miles south of Archangel, according to .in official resort issued today by the British war office. The allien have consolidated their positions and a subsequent enemy counter attack was repulsed with severe lessee. Tne allied troops are pushing on to Obersak-aska. The guns of the allied armored train v/crc very effective in the fighting. ml THE Mi-A (loo Award and All Its Amendments-.Means \Y\y, Sum Montreal. Sept, 3.-An agreement was reached thib morning hetween the Canadian Railway War Board, through its labor committee and the representatives of the railroad shopmen's organization in regard to demands made for increased wages. The men will be given the McAdoo award offered to United States railway employees and all its amendments. Thirty thousand men in railroad shops all over Canada are affected and the increase in wages will total $15,000,000 a year. All ths Canadian railways arc touched by the decision. E IT E�wiU Family Hit-Two ' iil>' Sat-linlay ii!' tln> ilealh in iii-iion % I ho i'aiiiily. ilui', liii'liiinl llewill one of llu1 hroUii'i'm. Iiaii liceii wounded in ill*- same f.nhl-inr, in which I'l-cil lost bi.-> life. 'l"m!� by $50,000,00" Holiday War Bulletins n. i.a.  11; � TWO CAPTURES London. Sept. 2.-British troops last night captured the villages cf Snillisel and Sailly-Saillisel on the line north of Peronne. today's war office announcement says. CANADIAN ATTACK London, Sept. ?.-An attack war. launched this morning by Canadian and English troops In the important sector south of the Scarpe in the Arras region. The War Office in its announcement this morning reported that good progress was being made, CORE OF BATTLE London, Sept. 2.-The core of the whole battle is now between the Scarpe river and Bapaume and it is here that the Germans are rcvlly fighting, according to the Daily Mail's correspondent at British headquarters In Prance. i i:v .1. I'n-.-.s i '.in', - jiomli-nt i With tiie i 'a naoia n hinr-. si,.pt. -J. -Supported by what i* saiii io have I been die ureaiest arillli'i'v b,inane I'll' oil ill t:,i t Mai . Ill,- t';uiiiili;inin>ii'iH-; Wooil ami thrust into Tiif,|, point s ,nr -,v (> 11 iic.. n-oiir; tjiii'iint lino. Om- it n .id vane nviT li.ii i Hi.ui one thousand >:. iitul K.i.itti; Tiiu pr:-a v.iioin wore v,n leiluiliotl of i �,',I o.'iiiim | � . nil J i.aiii.'.ll I ' : ii - Ii ; iil'ir.'u j ,� iieiil :io\vp a> all luinii- ;; ll.ei'.' i- 'i,n- A VITAL HUN POINI Qiieant Swikh Line is Caj^urecl by the British and Mindcn-Iniry Line is Punctured at Another Vital Point-Americans are i' i^htini^ in Belgium Now-British Continue Progress lowards Cambrai-French Also Continue Advance a (Ivan li-.si ihiy'.- fislii im;1 |ki:-i s with til,- ii,".-, enemy -,vas ove:-- s(,|i(| ljne. 'i'liiit !, wneinieil by the vohime ami the iiion sily of our fire, our roiinler liitterv m'or).: siiioiiiei'jnr his l-etuni file. Tin moll nop! in quietly confiiienl. lakint their timo in spciire the viitoiy n �ui BLOWING UP STORES Pari*. Sept. 2.-(Havas Agency).- Entente allied airplane ob-servero report that German convoys are moving to the eastward in the region of Roisell and beyond that town. Roisell is aboi;' seven miles east of Peronne. Tln> Germans are said to be rapidly removing their 3tores or blowing them up. j ciiiiiti'i'eil h",ivy iii.iciiliie ciin fire hill | hitler ihroimhou in.-, soon a- they stonueil the ti'i'iirhi'.s ) m'ougiil lirini; >>,:\\ j tlie piu'iny stiiremlereil. j ,\ liritish force on our i-iui.t .-ilso i pii^inl I'or-.vartl. Tiie weatiiiT j clear and cool and Ihe roads were in ! fair shape. The pursuit was pushed forward by tanks and ttic machine KUIlliei s. Ontaiio Unit Wins Honors. The honor.- of the first day wonl to an Ontario battalion, which made Ihe Imvi tiM:-ps iliiniv in. l-'roin ii and ('uni)ji-in In- WilVO Of COIlllte." . very severe !,, I/urinR tlii.> ui'i'l; tureil more tli.iu : ors and a iiutuli i-rcils of niiicliino Ktrew the liillside- morn- | li,| in' ile.-ifoil. ., v.; -i plia-" v. ore (lie finniii'.;; of a l-'-lativ^iy minor a limited loiicii'-r i; \v:, - 11>iiia': ;imi eVel'V ,,i - -rtl! y ronti'steil hy in- e'leiny could I'i'srrves at I lotmi eiil in v.a\e afier tiii'ks. tiilln suiter- I lie f'ailii'liillis r.ip- i e thous.'icl prison- j ,f �iiis.-. wil ii liniid- | mit;s. llis iicini i TOTAL PRISONERS Paris. Aug. 2.-The allied forces on the western front have taken a total of 128,302 prisoners since July 15, it was announced in an official statement. In the same period 2,069 guns, 1,731 mine throwers and 13,783 machine guns were captured. On the French front 75,900 prisoners and 700 guns had been captured by the French since July 18, it was announced today. NEW CAPTURES London, Sept, 2.-Le Transloy. the important point on the line between Bapaume and Peronne, where the Germans have been holding stubbornly, is considered by the British today as virtually in their hands. They have captured the village of Vlllers-Au-Flos, to the north, and Lc Transloy is now outflanked on both sides. The capture of Moreuil, northeast of Bapaume, was reported this morning. Between :i,000 and 4,000 prisoners were taken by the Australians in the vicinity of Peronne yesterday. BROKE THROUGH LINE London, Sept. 2.-The Canadians attacked this morning astride the Arras-Cambmi road on a front of five miles and broke through the Drocourt-Quennte switch line on a front of two miles. Our troops are reported to be in Ou-roy, also on the western edge of Cngnieourt. Considerable heavy \ fighting is occurring on the high ground between Duroy and Etc-ing. A large number of prisoners Iihvc been taken. PERONNE TAKEN London.-Peronne wtis recaptured today by British. Bulleiv court and Morval also captured, British have reached the suburbs of Lens. Largo fires burning In the region ov Lens and Armen-tieres, ara regarded a* an Indication of further German retirement. $2,20 WHEAT PRICE, U. 8. Wasttliiflton, Sept, 2,-By proclamation li.viied tonight president Wllion fete $2.20 � btiehel a� the minimum price Bb�r�iiteed by the government for the 1919 Wheat crop. DEFEAT TANKS SOCIALISTS J-'AVOR WILSON TERMS Stockholm. Sopt. 3.-Nyadagligt Allehanda. quotes Pieter Troelo-tra, the Dutch Socialist leader, as saying in an interview at Lucerne that an attempt was made last January by the leaders of three . parties constituting the German reichstag majority to reach an agreement with the view to preparing the way for action in favor of peace on the principles enunciated by President Wilson. ;-e)i ~;i t iolia I ilin-Oue.inl rios of ini- Arm .Machine (I untie is With Armour Piercing Mullets-Treat Tanks as Cavalry Wilh tlio American l-'uires in Franco, Sept. :!. - ileriiuiiiy's iinii-tiiiik i-mamle j has reached a slano wirm-o cvury inn-chine Kinincr in a .scx-lor whore Ihe allies lire usinc tanks has been sup-j plied with antKir-ptomnc, bullets, to i reinforce the anti-tank Willis. | In a recently ruptured troop (ami-imiuli'iiti in. a of the smli\ would noi be nffecie.il. l,at,t iiiRlil Ihere was a heavy frost at I'incher Creek, but it die! little, diiniage. L'unl-ston district also repovla frpst. VleldH from the threKliiig luaehinen continim to cpme In and they jioint lo it fulfillment,of lie (touq^U stjiteniont tliut, llio Soiitliorn Albcita crops arc lumiiiK ""I- hcttor timn oxjioctiul. 'CONTINI'KU ON I1 AUK ii). 1.on.Ion ht-eiiUiim swiicii line follow iiu: piutailt adviince- with meat c.i n: ures of men anil man-rial has mail,, an ini-lllelise impression I'.'.'ic. While too y.ieat i-onl'ideiiee that tile mircess can be maintained is deprecated and while tin- ex]iectatli)ii i.- general that the enemy will make ihe most de-.pi-1'iili' efforls lo i'l'.-iiU'i- the posit ion. the blow is roKiirileil as one of tin- worst disasters inflicted upon the Hermans (Inrin,i l lie whole war anil one which must raii.se their high comtuaml the I deepest anxiety. Main Defence. The h"licf is jttiieriil that the switch iliiu- is the main - y-'e-.n of defence and I that there iit have ilone in the lasi |.w .lays Iliey will do -o. We doubt till uoss of Ih.-ir acconi]ili.-iiiiiv, eitii.-i " OI In - r i on) in on! :i 11 n's rein.irk the Hei'iiiaiis, now pretend that tiny arc letirillK iirordlnn to plan anil are ronviil'-eil thin thr retiri-nieni. will I." coin jiiiNol'lly Arii.y in l''i',.n,',', , - 'I'm' I ill! isii 'nave (CI lil)e ill it fiei'cel |ce:i raftiiiK since i probably u ill prove j nur I important of I FRENCH STEAMER SUNK Paris, Aug, 3.- (Havas Agency).-The French steamship Pam-pa of 4,471 tons, wa3 sunk by a torpedo on the night of August 26-27 while on a voyage from Bizerta to Saloniki. Four Serbian soldiers are missing.. :Vp.. ; ;l Mi. plel';  ll ; 111' I 111,', baiil>\ vyhi. Ii ha (!t,' .i i't'i! w liich to :.,' oil-' o', "th Hie war' C.iiii.liaii ami KiirIIsIi | urn p.. i; la i ri'ioi-is iiml at one poi ill ! driven :--i about five kiioiiteTrcs or u j , litil" moi',' titan throe miles . tut are I still -niuit. I Tin' >6*5.1 iinn was ic fierce us any .since the war le.^i'ii ; lid inciiascil in j ii'.teti' it v ,-s Hie lli-itisl. hatU.'d tl-.e.l'.-i war foiwanl. ineitliiiK the ever Rfuv.'-nij; i-e.istaiice of the enemy who hiui put in every -aviiiliilile man -ami was I ii.shiiiH up I'esi ',-ves. Thousands Prisoners. Tlmusiimls of ovisoni'V.--. ha% c been j rapt lire I, Uio roads to the lirilbh rear are literiilly jani:ueil with lliein. The re lius been fierco fiivhtin;; In Dury, which was taken hy I lie liritish and .Mount Oury, which the Oorinans held in ureal, strength, and stormed. 'I'liii lirititili went iln, killluK largo numbers of the enemy. Vim Upi'iiiuhk Uloil I'iBlitUiB hero as clxawlioru. Hasty Retreats. Ciiris. Sept. l llaviis Agency. 1- Constant movements lowiiril the ret.i' of the Herman lino on me Soiuino from in tiie iv-Kions of I lam and (inis-eanl are reported hy (lie correspoiid-eut of l.e .loitrnal at. Hrlli.ili heiuliiiiiir-| ters. Ilosiiital ami iltvsslilK "liUions tare lieiiiK hastily cleared, while rmi-; voys are niovine; northeastwanl, liar-i m.M'il hy enleuii: airplanes. Big French Advance, l-'rcmh Army I leadiiuurlers, Sept. I Itemer's cori-esjioiidenl ra'oles; ' "ileiierul Matiftin's iulvatici! between ihe Ailette and the Aisne is the most Important so fjtr. lie has reaeheil llie (COXTIXUKD OX I'AUl'l SIX). lALiriyALl Killed In Artlon- 1'le. Surbe Kur-yu, Miu-leoil. next of kin Jiipnn-. I'te. ('has. I'oarce, I.clli))ri(lt>c, nea.1. at kin, Leeds, s. 1). Corp. ('. Clarke, l-'ernie, L.-('orp. V. Woods, I'Yrnio. Died of Wounds--I'te. .las. Connolly. I.ethhrid-^e, next of kin KiiKliiud. A. .1. Hraiit. Miuleiid. I'vesumcd to have died -Corp. John Kinsley, I'iucher Creek. Wounded- I'te. Thus. Xeilsou, l.etli-hi'iiljte, next of kin Uiuh; 1*1 c, Rotuild Itrooks, l.cthbrlilge. next of Itiu Spie kane: l'tu. John Kvans, LellibridRe, next of kin Butte, Mont.; Ptis. Goo. Sell, l.ethbiulge, next of kin, Three lilvcrs, tjue.; Pie. Matliew Xelson, (iruHiiy l.iike, next of kip Mluuosota, V. Ityilon. Cranlirooli, 1). 11. 1'atteu, Uhtlnnore, J. U, IiUoa�s, L,uuUbre�t ;