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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETilBRlDGE, ALBERTA, ;7l:&VTi:(',l)AV, SF.f'TEMBEM 7, li)18 NUMBEli 227 FRENCH FRONT; THREE MILES OF LAFERE-BRITISH ADVANCE German Maneouvi-es to Prevent Spread of Unrest, Dis^ play the Real Situation- MUTINIES IN ARMY ARE APPARENTLY ORDER OF THE DAY London, Sept. 7,-General .de-��iornlization of the German population and widespread and growing dissatisfaction in the German afiiyi accompanied by mutiny ar\,d . desertions are described in des-fatohes to the Daily Telegraph from its Rotterdam correspondent under date of Thursday. The correspondent says that information reaching Kim is so sensational as to inspire" scepticism, but declares that he.h^t received corroboration - from authoritative sources which est;?JjnB,lie6Vthe.authenticity of.the "nformatibn freyond doubt '  Seething With Unrest - 'He-asserlB tbat- the German.;a.nix.!if' Is flllpd w'.tii despondency anil seeth-Jng Willi niuUnous spirit .fiiiit tUat Alarming outbican^ hiive occurred in yevoral units, principally Buvuvian and . Sllesian. One incident oii the Arras rront ended in a -wbole Bavarian divi- v Detiiined in Russia ES MD LINES THE m m American Forces Fighting . With French, Have Advanced Allied Line to the Aisne River Defences of the Germans. London, Sept. 7.-BolSheviki authorities at Moscov/ fiave bsen warned by the. allied powers through the minister of Holland, Denmark, Switzerland and Norway'that they wjlj^e held respon-sible-for the' safety' of allied consulates and nriinisters now detain-10 ed in Russia. ' REIG^4, OF Terror ' Stockhe French troojps.jt^isp reached the fo^rest of Gbtfc)^ and* are now on a big stretch of entirely new ground. ^ " ^ Bid BRJfISH >iDVANOES � WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES iN FRANCE, Sept. 7.-(Noo'n)- ' British troops today-advanced to the east of Longavesne* and Lieramont . in the region northeast of Peronnt. Other forces of Field Marshal Haig crossed the Fins Road. In the Lys salifent the British north of Erquinhem are pushing toward the western bank of the river Lye. The British have advanced north of Hill 63 to -Lft Rossignol. The-British are well to the east of Hancourt and are more than nine miles to the east of the river Somme, Along the Cologne river Tincourt has been reached. ' .. GERM>-V*I RETREAT WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY ON THE AISNE FROI>fT, ^pt. 7.- (Noon)--(Associated Press)-The German,^ fell back a short distance early today before the pressure of the French and Americans to the east of Reivillon, at about the centre of the line between Comleand Rheims. MUST RELEASE CHEMIN DES DAMES PARIS, SEPT.-7.-^The allied advance in the region west of St. Quentin, according to the opinion of military critics of the Petit Journal, will prevent the enemy from halting even, temporarily on the Crozat canal, which was the basis of his line in this region during year. In addition, the opinion is expressed that the thrusts Gen. Mangin's forces are carrying further south are of such a powerful nature that it may be questioned whether the Germans will be able to. hdld th� Chemjn-Des-Dames. FRENCH PROG.RESS Paris, Sept. 7.-On the front between the Somme and the Oise the French continued to press forward last night,, overwhelming the resistance of the German rearguard, according to today's war office report Advancing east of Ham, .French troops have occupied the towns of Drury and Ollezy, more than three miles beyond Ham. North of the AUette the French have made a further advance, winning the entire lower forest of Coucy. North of the Vesle, where American troops have been advancing, there is no change in the situation. NEW BRITISH CAPTURES Lon'don, Sept. 7.-British troops advancing last night on the front to the southeast and northeast of Peronne captured the towns , of � Hancourt, Sorel-le-Grand and Metz en-Couture, says today's war office announcement. Fighting their way toward the left flank of the German positions, along the Canal du Nord from' Havrincourt northward, ,the British penetrated the western part of Havrincourt wood, taking prisoners as they progress. . In Flanders, tlie Britisb are' pushing toward Messines, near the southern end of the Messines ridge, and advanced their 'l^nes-last night a short distance in the ' . direction of the town.- . Vy,.- I North of La Bassee canal, on.-. the Flanders front, British patrols:' made headway in the enemy positions in tiy vicinity of Canteleux- Boston Chicago 000 200 000-2 000 010 000-1 Batteries: Mays and Schang; Vaughn and KilHfer. and Violanes. NEW BRITISH LINE London.-The British line, starting at Havrincourt wood, of which the British occupy practically one-half, runs through Metz-en-Cou-ture and Fins, then by Liermont, Longaveshes, Tincourt - Boucly, Hancourt and Tertry to Lanchy, where '.X joins the-French line. The French line runs as follows: Augigny, Dury, Olezy, south of Frieres-Faillouel, Tergnier, than � west to Amigny, through Petit Barisis, Bas^oles-Aulers, which the French have' also captured, then to the west of Mont Des Singes, Laffaux mill antt west of Sancy to Cglles on the - Aisne, where th'e line joins the old front. (Additional War News Page Five.) AS FISIG CRAFT OFF ATLANTIC COAST At Atlantia Port, Sept. 7.-Two GenViaa submarines, disguised as fishing craft and carrying sails, are pp'erating a few hundred miles off the cAtlaiitic, according to 're-po'rts-transmitted to the navy de-, partmenT by officers of British and French steamships arriving here today. Officers of the British vessels said they .became suspicious of two vessels sighted about dawn travel-' ling, six miles apart. Suddenly: the. sails came down and puffii.w smoke appeared. The English" captain crowded on speed and escaped after an a|l day^tiegs. The vessel reported an adventure in the /same ,. locality) the. : Frenchman fighting offi the submarine after a fight lacting aevtr- . 9,1 hours. >, 01 11727187 04583681 8874 ;