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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETlIBRinGK, ALBERTA, I'UIDA Y. SEI'TKMBKB Ki. ISHS Xl'iMBEn 2,'VJ ERICANS MAKE RA IN THE NEW DRIVE T ) METZ BRITISH REPULSED GERMAN ATTACKS WITH HEAVY LOSSES IS TRYING 10 ;Germans Are Leaving Liiie]C/VNADIftNS Ml Americans Have Germans in Trap at St. Mihiel; Gain 8 Miles; British Advancing LONDON, Sept. 13.-Numerous fugitives from the city; of Lille are reported by Belgian newspapers to be arriving at Malines and Antwerp, according to a despatch from Am- J sterdarn to the Central News Agency. Apparently Lille isj being evacuated by the Germans. # ] Vice-Chancellor Says Alius Are Suffering Just as Much as Hunland. VKRY BOASTFUL ABOUT Tilt: GERMAN PROSPECTS' Raisin Whiskey Is Taboo; A. P. P. Get Convictions. Alberta Troops Engaged in: Gallant Defensive - Quebec Troops' line Raid. LETHBRIDGE'S V.C. Am '.'iil.iir. :;.-p! Ill' II' >1 p, a. , ;,. lihin�! m; ;i rr.'a i i-'liiallv mi siU i,>.'�� li'-ni:.UI> illotie. Ii; .ii'..iu ,�! r. :h'. :in'i - -I'M ,||ll..... and llli' Ii!,.--, inter wrirh � :unl iinl o:i opinion ill !i" imperial in mild. 1 . -i i S ' mi: telmit, lilMI-i' 111'' im ii nil' lea, him; rry w luir �luToa. hiu Ho-fun-wo .-lit . p.' must hat [hi' ! 1.'rural" ii.utile "ill thi' hi.Mi,rii :iI iin.l paramount pu-i!ii>!i . \"� territory II.- :olniit'eil '!i:u 111*. I Ii'.il v,.ir Ii;h| iinl worked so i '�nr.i-i !-. urn! Mir..;y ;n h;n| horn hope.! . �lie ,l,l'l...| that it Was M-.'Iy Americans, therefore, boars i In ilself limitations." i ill- ill'kii'Ml lll.lt till' 111--, llf r-hippilU", J v mil.I boroni" lalal lo t'.ivat Britain iifi'-r tin' war because ii would lose its fdiipiiini; .suponorily to tlio t'nitod Htatcs iitnl "the hope of cimpi'tlsatiiiK tiuniiMtlvi'it Iroitt tin- (ionium fleet, vhieh still lui i tu In- riiinitii'ri'd, will nuri'ly In- adciiuato romfiirt only for the vi-ry ititaKtuativr Ilrllishrrs." Very Boastful. I'liiitcnilinK (hat technique and In-\"iitivi. KiTiiu-. which aln'ady liad (helped the (lot mans over heavy oh-Mac!.'.'. would still help Ilium, lie it Viir "dlffeieiiees of opinion re^iu-dlni? oconiiinli: powers and piiileitiiiniil IlKht. even down lo the food m .MaKi-lr.ile Irwlu. � an �i uk, and tii"n- i - i-vi-i-y ledu f Ilia' i1 will, rat -in nhi'-l..'.. !'.'- ino-'t (1,i;iv;''|'mii- kind if liontli-^ u!n-ky yet mauiif.i' Hired In this luu.itrj. will lif- t.-ibou tiurii t-.u-.v '!! Till pMiVilleial police an- iintu:,-! iv i lati'd over the vh-tory ,'.ti'l hope that the i.i.e will hold ill th" liif:ii� : . ourt. Ilal-.iii w,ni'. or "H.ii -in* 'e 1!" a � In-, ii mure appi"pi'iatel\ . ji}��!. '�v:t � 'i| �' ii' ei'.-n jo Im'i^* hoi;^h"a'is on tiie property of three men in t'oalhiirs' rei:etUl\, I'et" I'llrinf'li!io. IV'e Chls-ter and .lo" Viflniy. They wen first lirotiKlit up under th. Inland Kevi-nn.. ,m t. hut the rase was :)%' i in i.) 1 polli p then hroiiKl'.t then; up iind"! s"itiou ^'t of the Alli"vta I.i-i|iiur act. hut the lawyers for th" men, Palmer and Harris, loir.eiided that a -ei'ond charge could not he laid. This content ion was defeated ihis after, noon and MaRistra'e Irwin fltifd the men each $|f> and costs. This nie.uis that the p.-'llce hav* lieeit upheld In their effort-- t.i stamp on' 'In- raisin wine htiHlners. It is the most danKeriius kind of stuff for ii iiiuilyse, Hah!, rim- 111 i'lllU'll  to in-ii-i. a, i on!- Beland Tonight Hon. Dr. Beland spen^i tonight in VV-sley church. The distinguished gentiem.in will arrive on the afternoon train from Calgary. A| the meeting tonight W. A. Buchanan, M.P., will be chairman. A program has been nrr.nnged, which will include songt by Mr. Geo. Fleming and Mrs. Hugh Crawford, and piano solo by Claude Hughes. There will be a speaker for five minutes on behalf of the Salvation Army hut campaign. Then Dr. Beland will give Ms lecture. Undoubtedly the big auditorium will be filled. ilty .1. I-'. !1. I PlcHsV,,] With the Cat;., field. Sept. v:.~ � did not hold lot-he established ii. this sid" el the N i'atl'-hy. ijueb", post 1,,-t niKht a:i "iieiiiy ario-s il., ;h" attack into :, tiiinim; with Jin wnr.'i pus-Jihle troops lioldins 1 � salient formed 1.., Sol d canal ari> i:. .Vol contonl will, the nort It untl eji �h.-;!e.| tiie vll'h..f, cluilitic l.'.Vc m .. -. Saiid'-iaiini M."l sllildov.ed  -,- '.: tin- p.i-' :i.,,; :.. ! work In t':.i ' ... h"C, east' : it Manitotia a. ' units, won!-I : of a initit� : "i A CONFERENCE OF i � All .Minors Must Slay at Work I Till Con fere nee Held- i Dist. IS Officers (Jo Ottawa, Sept. la -The followiHK western men and ofttret'* wcro int-Hid-ed in tndavV. casuttltv list, INFANTRY Killed In Action-Mutit, A. L. Mr-Lonn, KiiRlanil; l.lottt. H. F. DoiiKlna. lCnKiond; Limit. IV J. Hurloy, I.avnl, guc; W. Whlltaker, CalKary; P. Ilrookfield. Wotaskiwfn. Oiad of Wou/idt-ft. 0. Anderson, Now Westminster, H.(\; K K. M�ka-koss. Huddle Lake, Alia ; 11. \Y. Jolly. Wtirnprite. Attn. About thirty officer* are listed a- KtlHHt'd. ENGINEERS Wounded-1>. (J. LanK, Calgary; J. .M. I .an jr. Ulurk Ulamond, Alts. ARTILLERY Wounded-I'apt. J. M. Isaac. Antl Konish, N.S.; n. 10 McC'.oary, flares-holm, Alta. MACHINE GUNS Killed In Action-W. J. (Jrnnn, Oyen, Alia.; 1). Mcltae, Corhrauo, Aim Gsssed-I), a. Gasp, Koriile, It. . lllsri. t'iiv�nilisl), Alta.; A Koliertaoit, MiiKnith, Alta. MOUNTED RIFLE8 Killed In Actlqn-.1. 1). MeCrae, Del hiliDe, Alta. Wounded-n. 1Y Br.viv'l, Innlsfalt, Alta.; ('. Htirna, Calsnry. If omial Htiffiagn dona not isnviB from iho eommiltoe of tlio upper houso tho Kovoriiment will procood to dissolu Hon.'' Hon- Von Payor considered that the prosoiu torrlblo slrufiglo would not ond with a poaco of tho customary clmructer. A m/io glance at tho stato of tho complolo exhaustion of tho world excludes such a popBiblitty, he said. "In forme" peace u^iratiaUous." lie added, "tho ruiddl* awl Tower clu.isea, when they camo to the council tablo, full quietly Into tho background. This Is now over and tlio govoj-nmonts will conclmlo tho coming poat.e treaties In .close hiumony with the entire puople. (ftpi-'UI tu tttP lloi.lti]) Fernie. B. C, Sept. 12.-District officials here have just received notice that a conference called for next Wednesday, the eighteenth at Vancouver, between Minister of Mlnea Sloan, Commissioner Armstrong, W. R. Wilson, pjen- ral manager of the Crows' Nest Pass Coal Company, and the officer* of district eighteen to discuss the situation caused by the cessation of work at Coal Creek and Michel because of the disagreement over the single shift. The district officers have advised ail locals except Fernie, and Michel already out, to continue at work pending results of the Vancouver conference. EXPECT BIG DRIVE Will Start Soon-Germany Will .Not Aid in This Drive London. I-Vpl L>.- 'Special Cable to tlio Toronto .Mall and Kmplio.l -A dispatch to the Daily Now? from Homo Wednesday says-. "Tho impression prevails hero that tlm Aimtrlaus ttvo preparing n't iiltaek in force on tho Italian front mid thoro Is reason to helievo tlioy will be^in their offensive before the summer is over. "It is i ho UK tit. all of Austria's war lo-sourqOH will he concent rated against Italy, as the Atistrluii troops emit to help the Germans in Franco merely consist of a couple of brigades of artillery, while the reinforcements sent to Albunla consisted of territorial troops. Oorniauy, it is said, will not aid Austria in the forthcoming offensive but military operations will be directed by (icinuMI aJ'itf officers, purposely seut to 'ule ?*�lian front,'' | I\vo'Divisions Caught in St. Mihiel Salient-Many Prisoner:; arc Pouring in-British Repulse German Attacks and Capture St. Quentin Wood. PTE. E. POWELL CAPT. GEORGE McKHAN. V.C. [ ''apr. C"(irc" .Mi K-a.i. of I.eihl�vii!u.. of* llillcre^t is un ll:e lists today as wounded. The parents of I'te. Norman .Mii.ttoe have received word from him thai lots recovering from his wound in -he foot, and is at Quern Alexandria i.u^ ptt.it. ('ostium, Hanks, Kn^lam. lie considers him.-elf very lucky. Lieut. Il.irnlil O. Leach. '.M.C . son of the late llcv. .1. ,1. Leech. � oil.' time n Methmli-t minister .! Cnlimry mill brother of Percy L. Leech, for-merlv of Tahcr and later secp-'-irv of the Southern Alberta A isociated Hoards of Trade, lias heci killed in action. MURDERED AT PETROGRAD. Stockholm, Sept. 13.-Rear-Ad-, mirnl Adzvozoff, former commander-in-chief of the Russian naval forces io the Onltic, was murdered in Petrogrnd yesterday, according to a dlspatci) from Helsingfors. o:i t'i" h.ft!,-i llv.-l Hi L-  i . w .:� a' "il.1 ,1 ll:.idt"\!|!.. i' he W VH' to |,r i.e.- 0- i; . � uli -1. d in i!r- t.ti!) v i.'.l t|,. : o: ,1 W. Mi i i-s not' h-e.i-t ,i mi II" lived i Ca; K. lo: mien' h-ir II. W illl :h" : Hill,1 j LONDON, Sept. 13.--(7:00 p.m.) -Twelve thousand | prisoners have hcen taken by the Americans in their oifen-isive at St. Mihiel. The entire salient now has been captured. LONDON. Sept. 13. -(I0.30)*-Gen. Pershing's forces I in their attack on the southern side, of the St. Mihiel salient I have advanced (or a distance of eight miles. The assault was , made on a front of I 4 miles. | Gen. Pershino's troops are also said to have captured 1 Bcney. 1 leudicourt and the Bois-de-1 hiacourt. i If these places really have been captured, the neck of tho jSt. Mihiel salient has been narrowed to less than six miles 'and il the \\\o German divisions reported last night to be in tho salient still are there it is decidedly improbable thai they will be able to get away. Gen. Pershing's troops have so far captured 9,500 prisoners and have taken 60 German .'.!.-! The Germans are blowing up the ammunition dumps at 'i ,'.;Uatton\ille and Domboux'. On the west side of the St. Mihiel salient, where the country is much more difficult and where the German resistance has been more determined, the Americans have made an advance of three miles on a twelve mile front. ERICANS SWISS-U. S. TREATY. Heme, Sept. L!.-Tho commercial convention between tho United States and Switzerland expires on ()i-tober !'. and noKotiations lor its prolongation, it is said today, will Iiokiii shortly. SHOOT AT rLKEIN(.' CKH.MAN DESGKTKItS Amsterdam, Sept. 12.-"I-'looinK desert era recently have been repeatedly fired at in the busy streets of Cologne," said Men- Oeerfeld, a member of the ralehsta*:, in a message addressed to the Imperial Gorman chancellor, staking the imperial chancellor* to "Like measures to lnevent this danger to civilians," nays the Cologne Volks Zeitunfi, (ireat Attack at St. Mihiel Independent li. S. Army, a .Milestone Liliiion. Sept P.". Tii" a-.aiilt ii the Si. Mihiel sallrlll dolllin.llrs liie| new, i Minimis of the paprrs today) whiili feature it with the liiKsxst I headline Tiie opeuiuK blow in H.-u. l-'oi h's nr.-.it offensive srln me claims! attention in any r.rr, but ihis one has I a special attraction as the lirst -trol.e ' of (he imlepriidi'iii American army i under direct Ann-rican command and' as siirli is >!.ii"d as one of the milestones o! the w nr. � That the blow thill far haft succeeded so well mid'such a largo haul of prisoners affords an opportunity for contti'atulalions by the press. The day adds u rlovinr, pac of I'.lnv to Am.-; ican hi aory. -m:-. the ilraphic and nhoulil he a proud day for America , her soldiers >i::>iil.l have a lien's siiare in wiping off !!:" haltle map a saliett' that pei.-i-ti-d '.lie',- f.-r almo.-' four years. Th" Daily Mail call:, altnif "strikingly r. siraiticd" ton. I'or.-hinr.'s communication and says; j �"I'll" lte'v foritlidalde tln.tst ;:".l-; � to 111" enemy's perplevities and u'lVrs , first proof of i he eomimiudini; siipei-j ioriiy i.tul re>-)iirces of tin- alln , which fo'.'i .-hadows the fiit-.ire i-iiur-ni of the war.'' The Daily Mail de--cribe-i lim iuci-drill 'as out of the ^rcat momenls rf tin- wur." SALIENT REDUCED PARIS, Sept. 13.-(1:-tO p.m.)~The St. Mihiel salient. H It understood, has been reduced. The censor will not permit the publication of the names of the towns and villages forming the present American line in St. Mihiel sector. GERMAN ATTACKS FAILED LONDON, Sept. 13.-German troops last night delivered an attack, with the co-operation of airplanes, on the town of Havrincourt, southwest of Cambrai, recently taken by the British. The attack was repulsed with great loss. The British have gained possession of Holnon wood. A German attack opposite Moeuvres, west of Cambrai, failed com. pletely. British troops have captured the town of Jeancourt, in the St. Quentin sector, north of Vermand. In Flanders, the British made progfess, pushing ahead of Auchy, in the La Bassee region. Farther south, Marshal Haig's forces occupied St. Quentin wood. MAKING RAPID PROGRLS3 LONDON, Sept. 13.-The Americans this morning were making rapid1 progress in the continuation of their drive. German prisoners say the American attack was expected but that it was delivered so rapidly that they had no time to put up a stubborn resistance when they were ordered to do so. Pannes, which was ener-etlcally defended by the Germans, was easily captured by the Americans, The Americans are reported to have captured Vignuelles, 7' 2 miles north of Xivray, through which the former line ran. PASS ALL OBJECTIVES WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN LORRAINE, Sept. 13.-(1 p.m.) - (By the Associated Press)-Gen. Pershing's troops continued their steady advance against the St. Mihiel salient throughout the night. They reached and ev;n passed the objectives set for them. Prisoners continue to pour in. on to 11,.' of Urn. GERMAN TERMS. CopenhaQen, Sept. \2.-Thai; Germany might restore Belgium without conditions or indemnities in case no other country would be better situated as regards Bel-glum than Germany, was the belief expressed today by Frioderlch Von Payer, the imperial vice chancellor of Germany, in a speech delivered today at Stuttgart. BRITISH KEEP ADVANCING With the British Forces in France. Sspt. 13.-British forces in their advance yesterday, in tho Havrincourt section, southwest of C.mibrai, penetrated the German positions in some places to a depth of 2,003 yards,. FKt.iN'CH TAKE SAVY Pans, Sept. 13.-The American attack in the; region of St. Mihiel is coiuiiuiiiKj successful, the French war office announced today. On tiie battlefront of St. Quentin. French troops have captured the town of Savy. ITALIANS DRIVE ENEMY OFF Rome, Sept, 13.-Italian troops have penetrated the Austro-Hun-garian positions at Framnggiore, the Italian war office announced today. An enemy assaulting par. ty on Monte Aaolone was put to flight. GERMANS SUFFERED HEAVILY London, Sept. 13,-The text of the British official statement reads as follows: "Yesterday, English troops gained possession of Holnon wood, drlvlna the onemy frpm the locali- ties In which he offered resijt- nee. "Further north, our line ha� been advanced to the east of the village of Jeancourt, which is in our hands. "In the course of the evening, strong hostile forces, assisted by a squadron of low flying airplanes, attacked our new positions nt Havrincourt and were repulsed with great loss. "Opposite . Mosuvres, hostile infantry assembling for a counterattack were observed and subjected to a heavy and accurate firs by our artillery. 'The attack which developed subsequently was completely unsuccessful, the few Germans who reached our positions being killed or taken prWaner. Baker Watched Battle American Army Headquarters. Sept, 1!(. -Tho offensive on the western front is for the first lime ilominuiliiRly American with the French co-operating. Newton 13. Baiter, tho American secretary of war, with several other notables witnessed the beginning of the battle from the vantage point of. a l'lriu-li fort close behind ibo juidtU* of. the line. -- ;