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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLl'MK LKTlIBIUDGr:, ALHKHTA. I'lilDAY. SKPTKMHKIi (i. WIX Nl'MliKli 22(i HAM SURROUNDED HUNS HAVE HAD MILLION CASUALTIES SINCE MARCH 21 NEUVE CHAPELLE IS AGAIN OCCUPIED BY ALLIED FORCES HUM L05lChicag o Wins the SecondiEMBARRASSING Boston.................. 000 000 001-1 Chicago................030 000 OOx-3 Batteries: Bush and Agnew; Tyler and Killifer. Hun Navy May Fight Now Over 4000 German Have Been Driven Since Big lighting .....Allied Airman Great Record. Planes Down Started Make Am -fenlani. S"pi. I special rabl" in Mud ami Kmpire.i -New .- in yesterday's paper- (lint ilif chief of !).! Herman admiral-ly staff lias had new powers run-I. rv-i 1 iiiiiin him hy which his rim- fl'ill lil'IT llir fleet is Widl'!l"i| may iii'la ate l!,al the kuis.-;- eon-templates calliiiK on iJio Herman navy Id rcdrc-:- 111" tile llfllilllC' 11 is si|;iiifirani ill soil thr of Ilif: lam! 111jit a naval hiss iiffi i'it, I'apt. I."W �; ".Mudi ri'i-nnnai -jiirc Hun Casualties Have Totalled Over a Million Since the Spring Drive Amh-rdam. S"pt, furl;: Id rounlrrio i i '(tit'.- I inns t iii* (it'l'llian KimiiiiK to ask an: nov dermauy, hilt with i willed ... reduction of hattunous from four com- professional chaii- t'eie should panics to Hirer, from Hie dissolution an mireahiilKf stream ui wnvm and pa of forty rriiiiuents. the survivors of [ triotle impulse.,iv Captain New uliuh Wei.- distributed anient; other) man of (lie Ui-rliji . .var press bun, depleted regiments, and from the fact I in an article of a-iinunitlun entlil m '111' ]l)l. lie,I lr wor fori mid i lar;:i cat , ! |, . V.'i,;),, ,1 1. the da;, v.. V a - jl'l : id "K.tirm> foi'lilii! i.m lines .-ho enty It'iiikIm l.-s lh., down in tie' air � niiiiihi �ol- wr Hubs ilropjiiid by a , 'j: to:i-. No ]e al'er ii;ir', maeiniii'-. worl.ini: on the Lie] Iil.til si; �! ( olislder.ihle was a. (onion -I 1 t lii"' . aii,I "d oil'. I-I; us die inj: lioiiihlin; ilu-. lotal about n hull' miliion ' .-.ere killed, permanently disabled or i taken prlroiiei-, leavintr auoul six I hiuidreil thousiuirt rernp.'i.iblc in four 'or five months. Their reserves duin- Idled (Inrini; the same lime in ahmii j timi llie ITt 1 * r.ontinitent tc, now lieiiu-| til" slllll" exfi-lil, Which iileailH thai j ' lllilely incorporated in the fif-fhtlim ! Hie reinloi I'i'ineiits hroiii:ln from Hits-j nuii -. sia wi re n-ed up. The dilfirullies n- Tiie Aim-i iean army in l-'ram e next oiiimi; from the depletion of tin d' spriiii; uill alone i-M-i'i'i) Hie v.-holi* n'Kiilini,' nulls are disclosed, not only j 11�.-i11inj: .-.(reiu;!Ii ia ihe (icriuuu army. TABER WOMAN LT. CHARLIE GRANT I00K 01 LIFE! OIES OF WOUNDS in larKc   ol th a. !'.\ l'� . Ilo-lde Illai hilies were dov :i hi on airmen and no i 11{:i�. h illoon.-i \\ rj'r --hot flame:-. In adililloii. fonrtn. n ivn lief,lini; govern-1 mont for not havini; in the ten iiionllis of its existence done all possible conducive to a "Kood peace" and for hav-inK shown itself weak at times of momentous import.nn e The ,iowspap''t mako a stronj,' apiical for unity. London, Sept. 6.-Count F. Von Htrtling, Imperi.i man chancellor has resigned, giving bad health nr. the cause for he.; retirement, according to the Geneva co-respondent of the Daily Exprcr3. ciuoting a dispatch received in Geneva from Munich, Bavaria. WAR HAS HOI YET I This l> btir�. are now 1 5 miles in of IJoast of Von Ilindcn-\\ ho Snvs Annies I'ro- tetlino the llomeland j Am-a nl.iin | icipers r.-c.-iv i interviews w j 11 iiideiihtiv;; am the hit.--,! uplic j W'einel .lolirnal "The ( eil noon I � '.'enc Sept i" --Vienna news-I !i'"e c.intitiu'- to prin: h Kiel,! Maishal von ul deiieial I.ud'iidon: eariiic in 'lie Neile.-ind :!'.�� UO'.V he.'li � oil' ell' l'a! - i Ici'tMoiv," deiieral l.iidendorff i; niioie I as : ayiiiK. "and hy the enormous uiiiization of poops and materials has assiini'-d proport.ous which throw eveiythinu hitherto uc-cotnplished in the shade We thus far have stood the hitter strtiitnle honor ably and are cimfident Hint we will j cmtlime to do so. "We are all thankful that the war in the form, if has assumed has on (he'v. hole been spared us in our own territory. The armies Of Hie. ePntral powers are s.'fe-miai'din'-' their homes." 11 Says Allies I-'IkIU: Willi "I'oisoned Straps of Paper" German l'cople Hitter Over Surrender of Stronghold on the Ypres Tiont i openii  ha! Von dispatch jrrii. .s, pi. i'.. l-'leid Mar lliiidenbiir^, accoidint; lo a Sroiii lierlin has ismied in proclaiiiallon lo i!k. tlermali people: dedarlu/v thai tlui enemy in addition j to the armed offensive, is conducHlu; \ nn offeusivo hy primed mutter con-] talnini; "most uisatio rumors" which i ihe nrc heliiK dlstrlhu'ed in Swll'/.erliind. dm Holland and Denmark, from which '"' Turks." lie also referred iv /'iiv/.r�r->ij4j v/kin' to ^ r'i',"6n PXlierlltlons In Persia I IN l.U.Nf.IU'SS iNCIU ; iUll| ,, 11,0 Murtnan coast of lliissla. Washington. Sept. ii. -Tho liouso to-1 and thou said: (lay bt'ifan cou.sideratioii of the Krei'.i est revenue, bill ever iiresmited lo an '.niei icau congress. Thre� months in the making and curryinK a total o ei;:lit billion dollars, it was offered by i'hail man Kiichin of the ways and menus eonimiltee as offorlni; Ihe Hpoediest melluid of providiiiK funds (or suceesahil iirosiiciition of tlio war. The. senale filUtlicii coinniiltec at Hie same time began hearings, liy liuilt-lilK dchale house leaders hoped ti vole on the bill by tho oud of next " Ilu) decisive battlo for the central powers, however, is tnklnC place on the western front, whoro the central powers are standing shoulder to shoulder in a defensive hull!>. "It is Hue that we aro sufferiiiK KrievuiiBly from the war hut we shall oineij4o stronger from it. \ui shall return home after the nlorlous battle assured of peaceful labor and then pluck the fruit of our fluht. "To (his end the wulchword is 'persevere.' We may look satisfactorily inlo the futtiro."* Aim-ierdam. Sep!, i!.-"Why did Von Knehlniaun. former Herman foreii?u secretary no. when the speech which caused his fall did mil H� so far as Ihe. crown prince's laiiKiniKe," asks , the He .din S'orwaerls, (he lieniian So-J eiali'.t in coniiiieutiiiK on Ihe i derinan crown prince's interview, pub-. lislieil in the Budapest Azest. i The Vorwaerts compares the crown I prlnce'i stati meiii that it is iituleslr-j able Hiiii tlcrnian's enemies should be i annihilated with Kniperor Wllliiiiii's li'.ih, in which, allud-! of two phlloRophlea, he said one of the two must absolute-, ly be overcome. The newspaper concludes by saying that words sucli as were used by Or. Von Kuehlinuini, "today become much cheaper, correspondingly Ineffective." lOmperor Wililam's speech on Juno lii was delivered at German nialu headquartera on the occasion of tho anniversary of his ascension to tho throne, lie said the war was not u matter of strategic campaign but a striiRfUe of two world views, which were wiestliug with each other. "Kllher dei-man principles of light, freedom, honor and morality must ho upheld," lie said, "or Anglo-Siuon principles with (heir idolatry of mammon limit be v't'iori'iea," L Capitalism Must (Jive and Private Profit Way to Efficiency, Says Methodist Hoard I Amsterdam. Sep!, il.-Apparently ii I has not been possible lo hide iroiu the |(lennan people Ihe bluer disappoint-I meiit nitiouir the dei-man military an-! thurifies over the evacuation of Kem- inel, one of the stratcRir stroiiKholds southwest of Ypres. The l.okal An- '/.elder's niiliiary critic says the ova- , cnatlnn was effected "with a heavy] Toronto. Sept. ii,--The hiiilditij,' up hearl." and adds that the sole com-,of a new social order is the program fort surroundliii; the withdrawal waslset before the Kovernmeut and people that it was voluntary and that it'of t'anada by Ihe Methodist hoard of served n tactful purpose affecting the Isocial service and evamrelisni which wholo army on Hie west front, j held its annual meeting here duriiir PARIS, SEPT. 6.-(3:05 p.m.)-General Debeny s army is steadily advancing in the direction of Ham which i-; probahlv completely encircled. ARE IN SIGHT OF LAON j PARIS. SEPT. 6.-General Mangin's troop 1 sit]ht of Laon, having reached positions within thai city. Gen. Berthelot's soldiers have reached the Aisno on a large front. Gen, Humbert's army is making steady pro-mess. CROSS SOMME ON WIDE FRONT i WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES IN FRANCE, SEPT. 6.- (Noon)--(By Associated Press)-Australian troops have crossed the River Somme on a wide front to the south of , Peronne. There is now a confident expectation that further i progress wilt be made and it is expected here that the enemy will be compelled to retreat even beyond the Chemin-Des-Dames. The situation seems to be unfolding rapidly and i further developments are awaited with great interest. j ARE NEARING ST. QUENTIN ! LONDON, SEPT. f,.-British troops are reported to have advanced j this mominii astride the Amieus-St. Quer.tin line on n front of twelve miles to a depth of three miles, i ' PAPS THROUGH CHAULNY WITH THE FRENCH ARMY IN FRANCE, SEPT. 6.-(Noon) - j French en airy this moi-iing passed through the town of Chaulny from which the Germans Kid tied. The troops are advancing toward Tergnier four and a half mile? northeast of Ghatighney and have reached the, region ol Viry-Nouie.itc, two and a half miles from Tergnier. TURNS THE HAM LINE WITH THE FRENCH ARMY IN FRANCE, SEPT. 6.-Gen. Debeny's army has turned the Ha*m-Guiscard line at Dampcourt, west of Chauny. The Germans are retreating rapidly alt along the line south of the Somme. FRANCO-AMERICAN ADVANCE LONDON, SEPT. 0.-The French and American advance on a fifty mile front on the Aisne front with the recovery of a great extent of terri-tory as well ns important enemy positions was the main feature of the battle nev-s thin morning. The expectation that the French and Americans wculd be able to enter on the work of driving back the Germans when the necessary slackening of the British advance has been amply fulfilled, CROSS CANAL ON WHOLE FRONT LONDON, SEPT. 6-The important feature of this morning's news is tnnt the Canal Du Nord hps been crossed by the Britiih on the whole front from H.ivr'.ncourt to the river Scarpe and that the French and British have secured a footing on the eastern side of the whole water lino r'own to Ham. The entente allied forces are about four miles from and tl cy are still making progress. HAVE RECAPTURED NEUVE CHAPIiLLE LONDON. SEPT. 6.-(1 p.m.)-British troops captured Netiva Chapelle and Bussu. Field Marshal Haig's forces croseed the Canal Du Nord on the wholo front except from Havrincourt north to the Scarpe'. Cetween the Somme and the Oise, French trooos have captured blocks of hills known as the Outrecourt Massif, which is within thrse miles of Chauny. The French have secured a good hold on the northern bank of the Ailette and the territory between that river and the Oise. They are approaching, If they are not actually on, the Hlndenburg line at St. Gobain Massif. CAPTURES SOUTH OF PERONNE LONDON, SEPT.S-Advancing east of the River Somme, to the aoutf of Peronne. the British have captured the village* of Ct. Christ Briest and Lr Mesnil-Bruntel, Field Marshal Haig's report says today. A number of prisoners were taken by the advancing troops. "which docs not hesitate at sacrificing a place when Hie purpose is lo be attained." .More outspoken is Koester, military writer in the lierlin Vorwaerts, who is completely at a lo.-,s to uuder-miunci why "the proud Kmninel bastion ' Mas surrendered. This writer says the fiiiiire alone wil' tell what purpose this manoeuvre served. TO BIG WASTE EGGS Ottawa, Sept. 0.--Investigation has beep ordered by tho Canada Food board into tho reported deterioration in a London cold storage plant of twenty thousand dozens of ckk*. According to officials ot the Trades and Labor council of Loudon; Out., the iskbs were curried to fiolds southeast of the city and used us fertilizer. The Investigation is in the hands of! �the enforcement brunch of tho Canudaj Kood Ueanl devi.-u d lol provent Ihe lioldinr; of lauds ;:'id n:1 �� tioual resources for speculative our-i poses." A spech.l committee was ap-| j pointed to consider the whole (|iie.--| j lion of taxation. | report McGregor On the Flanders front the British are estnblMied in portion! of tti� old Cennan front line en&t of Neuve Chapelle and In the old British line on the Fauquiciart sector, The British also have advanced northwest of Armenticres. North of Peronno British forces are in possession of the town of Bur.fiu and arc in the immediate vicinity of Templeux-La-Fosse, Nurlu and Equaricourt, outskirts'" of Villeri-Kti-I'rit.vei'es, o: j the Aisne, Further Crossings of Somme HAS RESIGNED Ottawa, Sert- 0.- No word has been received here of the resignation of J. D, McGregor, western food controller. According, to reports In Winnipeg, Mr. McGregor has resigned owing to growing friction between the western branch of the food control system and the Canada Food board. CONTINUE ADVANCE Paris. Sept. 6.-French troops la;t night continued to push forward on the entire front between the Scmme and the Vesle, says today's War Office report. ON SOUTH BANK OF AISNE With the American Army In France.' Sept. 5-(5 p.m.).-Franco-American troops reached the south hank of the Aisne tonight between Conde and Vle-Arcy, on an tight mile front. American forces this afternoon occupied the towns of Dhulzel and Bar-bonal virtually without opposition, in (ho region north of the Ailette, the Trench have reached the outskirts of Sinceny and the plateau north of Luiidiicuii:-t and south of the Ailette, the advuiiciiu; forces buiiiK aloiiK the Vuuxailloii ravine. The American forces AilvancliiK from the Vesle have captured Die town of tilcmics, southeast of Kuvlllon, and Uuve tulVHucod their Hue us t'ttf us the- Paris. Sept. ii.- Siutli of I'e.ronuo Kronen troops made further crossings of the. Somme in the reition of lipeuau-court. Kurther south the llum-I'dr-onne road was reached at nevorul points. South of Hum the towns of I.n Pless-I'altt'-d-Oie and Itcliani'ouiT were captured and still further south the Kreueh pursuing troops pushed beyond (Jiilvry. Cailloucl-Crepigny and Abbe-court. Flooding the Country Willi the ITench army In the Field, Sept. 5.-Tho licrmuiis tonight are destroying bridges and flooding the coup-try between Chauny mid Latere which is a Roud Indication that they do lint expect to remain much tougoi* in advance of their old line which run front Latere to Darns. Their retreat continued In daylight east of tho Ailette river and their coIuiuiih suffered VM", heiivy losses from shell flro, ' ;