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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1918 NUMBER 229 ATTACKS ARE ALL REPULSED; BRITISH HAVE EXTENDED LINES HAS EXPENDED HIS EFFORT SAYS MARSHAL HAIG Wief Is That Allies Will Keep Huns Worried All Winter on the Western Front. Paris, Sept. 10.-(Havas Agency.)-If tlie Germans are expect-ine to be allowed a respite from attack daring tliE autumn or through the ivinter, they are counting without their host, says Pramfer Cleoie'aceaH's paper, I..'Homme Libre, in commenting upon the niilitarr situation. They iinade their grea'i trial last spring to outBpeed tbv United States, it points out, but lost the race to a competltof who was too fast for them. Nevertl'eless, the newspaper anticipates a certain slowing up of the figh^Jng because of tha necessity ol bringing forward the necessary ii>f'antry support in front of thQ new positions the ,0e]TOi�li8 are occupying and riyhtch \they fjo expected to de-tend; sttihborjiily; The re-gro aping ol the allied foi-cM, tooTtPVev, will not be delay-, ^(BiJ^as;.: HiC^-^^^ ot the ti-oops is Sif'SA Upon the excellent ^ jMothod, through which the fittlla" cijmmander-ln-chlet was able to retain the Initiative for a period ot more than six weeks. Dark Days For Allies Over , UONDON, SEPT. 10.-"We have pasted through many dark day*. Please God these will' never return," aays Field Marshal Haig, commander-in-chief of the British forces In France, In an order-o-the-day. Tlie commander tsen aaya: "The enemy (iovk has spent his effort." The text of the field marshal's order-of-the-day reads: "One month has now passed since the British armies, having successfully withstood all the attacks of the enemy, once more took the offensive In their turn. In that short space of time, by a series of brilliant and skilfully exeoutad actions, we have repeatedly defeated the same German arn�jes whose vastly superior numbers compelled our retreat last spring. What has happened on the British front, ha� happened also on the front of our aJlles. "Less than alx months after the launching of the great German , offensive, which was to have cut the allied front in two, the allied armies everywhere today are advancing victoriously, aide by side over the same battlefield on which, by the courage and steadfastness of their defense, they broke the enemy's assault. "Yet more has been done. Already we have pressed beyond our old battle lines of 1917 and have made a wide breach In the enemy's strongest defenses.". . TWO LOCAL IN Geo, Haines, Former City Employee, and Thos. Watt, Have Made Great Sacrifice lORSES PEACE TERMS OF WILSON Must' Abandon Imperialistic Policy, Says Count Karolyi, Republican Leader Basel, Sept. 10.-Presicjent Wilson's irogram as a basis for the negotia-Ions for peace are endorsed by Count rfiohael Karolyi, president ot the Hun-tarian Hepublican party. A despatch horn Budapest, quoting from an open jetter written by Count Karolyi to his ^lectors, to whom he recommended |n early peace, says: "A decisive military victory, despite |ts successes, Is .i ,drean> ftfr which it )B useless to pursue. The prime condition of peace negotiations is the de-biocratlzation ot nations and the aban-lonment ot imperialistic theory. A econd couditlon is that we should not tecome slaves to the idea ot a middle 3urope,' feither military, economically >r politically and that we should not itrengtRen our alliance with Germany, Which would .form the first step toward the realization ot tliis central Europe. " Paris, Sept. 10.-The'allies are jd.^w almost back to the lines they occuiii^a?!' before the German offensive,' aft'efi;,; six weeks of. unbi-oken' victory'.^anS|;� the war has entered'a period, ttot'of'- * calm, but of precaution, with a jni^^i;^; ise of just as wonderful things to i(b(> low. The dry and, on the; iw^olisi v^fcey > weather, which helped. Mar8liar']5*jfet^i: to turji the tables on the Germinl^^ fast, ha^ now ended and a wet stpiriitl spell hasset In,- '^^^rx^jig^ COMPLETE REPULSE. London, Sept. 10,-The Germane delivered a counter attack yesterday against the positions won by the British to the west of Gouzeaucourt, fronting the Hln-denburg line southwest of.Cam> brai. Field Marshal Haig announced in his official statement today that the enemy assault has been completely repulsed. In this same sector the British line was advanced during the night south of the town of Havrln-court. ; / On the Flanders front, the British progressed northeast