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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, SEPTf'^MBFin I 1!)1fs THE LETHBRroCiE DAH^Y IIERALD PAGE FIYP. I'S FORCES ONLY SIX MILES ROSS CANA ASH EASTWARD o- T>0)iilon, Soim (7 iMii.i.....l''i('Is occupicil Moiie-vrca. six miles \voHt,-ot CUuiil)rai. The (;anal Dii Noi'd wa.s cro.M.sed by lh(> BritiKh on a front, of tlirco miloB. Norlli of Poronnc llrilish patrols entered .Vloislan.s and croa.sed (lio cajial there. The Hrillsli firmly hoid .\laiii-conrl. and Etrioeourf. I'^nnch and American forces (oilay rroSKed the River Veslo at two places lliey pushed over IIk^ sti'eani at Ua/.-oc'hna and north of '''iKmca. Fires arc liurninK in the resion of Ihp Vesle and there are otjlier indiea-tlons that the Ciernians are withdraw-jug from the river. '(War Summary hy .Associated I'ross). The 13riLish have driven tliroiigli liio AVptan llnous far as (he Ounal IJu .Xoi-il ah'd as yet Ihoir progress i.s^not reported choclced. Already the wedge they have driven into the German (lefenses in' the sector between the railway contreK of llouai and Cani-brai i.s a menacing one to the enemy. Far more effective than Sticliy Fly Catcher.s. Clean to handle. Sold bjf Druggists and Grocers cvcrj'whcrc. wl:o nnisl slop llie Urilish on the canal lino lii're if lie hopes io .'-:ave the ba.-ie.':, vital points in the tlei-nian de-feiiHivd systenv in i!ie west. IJlsor-ganizalion in liie (iernian rank.s i.'^ re-porl(!d ill iiiioffioia) advice;.: from the front, and tliere seems to l)e more I than a posHibilily that t'ne enemy be able to recon-Htrnci, its defensive l'ormat.ions even iii time to check the ISritisli fcnipor-iirily along the canal positions. � 'I'he main force of the BriUsIr-push iU'Pin.'i to bo in the direction of Cam-Ijiai. [ilong the, [lapanmo-Cai]ibrai and An-as-Cambrai roads, and in llin tor-r.'iin lying between these hlgliways. In this area they are reported today to have capttired the villages oV Inchy-Kn-Artois and .Vloeuvro.s. This represents an .idvance of between M'/J; and ^ fonr miles since yesterday beyoiid the i aontliern section of- the famons ' "switch" line at Queant. Farther soiilh the fJrilisli likewise have reached tlie fine of tlic canal well down to Peronne. on the J5oinme, making their front along this artificial waterway cover aa extent of more than twenty miles. Close To Cambrai. The menace to Cambrai and Douai may be indicated by llie fact that the British arc witliin five and a half miles of the ontskirta of the former city and not more than six miles from Iho Boijrien Wood position, where ] Cenei-al Hyng wa." temporarily an-I cliored in bis drive at Cambrai last I fall, inark'n;L,' what was virtually bis neare.uf iipproacb to the city. In Byng's drive, however, the Bri-|tisii aiiproacbcd Cambrai on only a : narrow front, wlience German (-oun-tcr attack on the flank ousted them, , wlicreas at jjretfent'the advannt) Raymond. Sept. ;i.-School opens here tliis moining. Miss Gwendolyn Bryner and ,Mr, .Aziol Stevenson will fake the platen of JMiss Gladys Wals-i-otl and .Mr.^. .Monroe. Tho olher Icachcrs" are retained as tlie.v v.cre last year. A School Problem.  The rpii'siioii of tlie Buck Ranc^h I .-ichoiil is yel undecided. In.spector .\lor-jgan made a siic'-ial visit to arrange iiiatlers witli tiie newconiera, the All OlSCySSESOOESTION DIVORCE COURTS Committee Recommends That Divorce Courts Be Established In All Provinces leaving Magrath for military work imd XhhXov Green.'tway may ho croiiscripted (Ills fall. It is hoped that the pcopli; will 1)0 protetited hy keeping proper' medicaf assistance in the country dis.!, tricls. Yield of 25 Bushels. The recent hoard of trade visitor.-: here will be interested in knowiug tliat/ the fi.'-Ht 100 acres of Mangin's wlje;n, field, thresiicd Ijcfore the recent rain, yielded just 2.'i husliela per acre. The aggregate will be a little less. Two carloails of settlers' effects tlie -Mclntyre ranch were unloaded here yesterday. II. S. Allen reached home last evening after three weeks' trip to the Hf.lles. Tliree nuarters of an inch of rain fell lierc during the recent storm. I). G. Selman and Charles Solmaii and their wives motored lo Cardstoii this week. KEYES LEADING. come, he reidied: "Througli tile enemy perceiving that they are not erpia' to ilic winning of their colossal slake, and tliat they can not win us much as they are bound lo lose." In discussing the present operations on tbo western front, the crown prince said: .Mancliesier. .V.ll., Sept. 1.-(governor Henry W. Keys liad a margin of more Ihan :;00 votes tor the Republican nominaHon for i:nited States senator on the face of incomplete returns from ye.ii.erday's state primaries. With Ibirty small towns missing, hi.s total was S,H4 an compared. with T.84L: for former Governor Roland II. , , . ------ - I Spjiulding. while R. \V. Salisbury, the , Other resideni... in tliat tpiartor object ( (,,(,.,, candidate liad a comparatively to tluit arrangement and iirefer (hat , vans be run lo carry tlie children lo , the ci'iitral scliool. i'"rank Rou.'^e, brother of our townsman. Waller S. House, is leaving for his home in Kprin.gville, Utah, today. He and bis family have been here for two weeks. They are travelling hy -I'lio enemy atlacks ami the witli-1 ;!_'_>""""'*"'� '"'"npinK outfit.! small vole. I drawal.s of our front at several jiiaces r/s often wrongly interpreted in some I circles. Some of our people are too j accustoriied to a continuous advance I and when a battle occurs wiierein the i enemy attacks and we have to defend They re|)ort having a fine trip. Mr. _ Rouse is u man of wide experience \ and recognizes the great possibilities! of tills vusi prairie country. ' :\liss Kmma .Ien.-:eu is dangerously] 11 with tyiilioid fever and pleurisy' Montreal, Seiit. -1. -The question of whether the Federal government should be asked to e.^lablisli a uniform divorce law for tliu whole'of the Ho-minion, and eitlifi- up a siiecial court lo deal with tlie matter or give power to all the provinces of Canada to handle it. wffs liaiidled at the annual meeting of tlie Canadian Bar association tills moriiiii.i,'. The debate arose on a recommeniiaUou of the committee of the administration of justice which was as follows: "As the courLs in certain jjrovinces i our.selves the situation is not always 1 complications. The doctor sava tha' correctly understood. In judging the i she contracted the di.sease" while .situatton, both militanly and poiiti-1 .vaiting on some of her patients. Miss ca y, we must, never lorget one thing ,je,,en is a trained nt.rse and her ser-i -that we are waging a war of defense. Tlie war is one of annihilation only for the,enemy, not for us. ^Vc , want to annihilate none of our ene- | mies. Vi"o mean, however, to hold our own," When the interviewer remarked that ihe crown prince was ctmsiderert as in favor of wai', he said, "that is not true. . It .was clear that Knglaud would take. We regret lo learn that the doctor i advantage of the opportunity." j lias sold out his business and that lie "Belgium after all was only a pre-i js locating at Cardston.. The hospital text," be continued. "England inter-1 being opened and that there is a vened because German compeiition ' was unbeatable. vices are already greatly missed. Doctor McDonahj was called to the Buck Rancli tlie oilier night to welcome tlic first, "native conscientious j objector." The doctor says it's a baby boy and that iie yelled lustily against j the conditions iirovailing in Canada, i Locates at Cardston. i "AVe tire fightiug for our existence. mand of all American figliting forces fighting ou the new eastern front was announced today by General March. General Graves took with him 43 \\7inted''it'st''rnck from | ""i.c^rs and 1,3SS men who will join ' regiments from the Philliphies and : .;. .J. ,;. .;. ? ? ? : DOUGUS.fAIPBANKS...:H(2adin 5o.uth:' Ail ABTCCAIT Picture' DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS IN . "HEADIN' SOUTH" ALSO TWO REEL KEYSTONE COMEDY i 4445 ;