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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TIlUnSDAY. SRPTRMnkR l!>, 1018 THE LETHBnrDGE DAi*LY HERALD PAGE FTYK OLD HINDENBURG LIS Willi I ho Hrlllsh Forces in I-" i:i tic* . Wept. If. -An assault delivered by llif Australians nt 11 o'clock last night in the centre of tho ViUeret -"dor forced tlin stubbornly resisting Germans tci tmll buck from iln-ir udvaneed linn ti> Mrongly fortified *l  i ,"'S in the n'sr. Furious enemy ��imntcr^itiji-kf= delivered at numerous places along lho lino later yesterday resulted In 'Sanguinary fighting. In every case the Gnrmnns wore thrown bnck and their losses worn exceedingly lienvy. More tliiin 3uu prisoners, Ino.Judlng in officers, won- taken Jiy (lie Ifrltlsh MAJESTIC ONE NIGHT ONLY Next Mon., Sept. 23rd LE COMTE 4 FLESHER present. The Gorgeous Spectacle . Willi .Military Atmosphere A SHOW OF NOVELTIES SOLDIER GIRL SMART. SWIFT and SAUCY CAST , A Glittering Whirl (if Costumes ami Scenery FEATURES Now York llluuiiiiMeil Glrl�' A inn Core.. An A"iial Flight Klirtiitmn Wall, Bewitching Heauti' > from the N. Y. Hoof In N'ive| Drills and Ham"'s. Tableaux Hat Id "Some-wlirti- 111 Fram i'" BRIGADE OF GIRLS Prices . $1.50, $1.00, 75c, &0c Seats Now S*-1 i in ill I he midnight fight ini:. In addition l" capturing In gun*, the I'.ritish took iiuiiiy machine guns �nd iri-iu'li mr>rt ;ir�. A most portention" eolintcr-ntlaok came Jusl before dusk ill the region southeast of Hnvrincourt. a little nnrtli of the main huttle front Here the Germans threw In six divisions, supported by 10 butteries. They were completely ropulaod and their casualties1 were extremely hoaTy. Warm Welcome to Troops Toklo. Sept. Hi. -(Delayed).- A oon-tingotit of Japanese cavalry, togethor with troups belonging to the command of Oon. Smnenoff, tho Cossack leader, entnrnd the towu of Tchtta. in tho trans-llulkal, on Sept" 6.--The arriving troops were enthusiastically wcl-coined. Varied Opposition. The opposition to tho British assault varied. At many points the nn-omy fought to the last ditch, whllo at other.*, he Hiirrendnred freely. The moral effect, of the British tanks SmRLAND Last Time Tonight BESSIE LOVE IN "How Could You Caroline" Friday and Saturday JES3E L. LASKY PRESENTS JACK PICKFORD IN "HUCK AND TOM" ALSO I MACK SENNETT COMEDY i "WATCH YOUR NEIGHBORS" Tonight & Tomorrow EMPRESS William Farnum in "ROUGH & READY" was very great,. Numbers of greycoats surrendered on flight of thorn, before tho lnnd dreadnsughts fired a shot. It was late in the afternoon before the Germans began to make serious counter-attacks. Then all their avall-'ablo artillery was thrown agitlnst. HlrouK polnls with tho greatest dotcr-miliatlon. Jlopoate.d attacks were made against Gauchn wood. All those worn shattered by tho British. A hoary thruit from Yillers-Gauslatn was thrown back with severe punishment to tho enemy, aw was another effort, near llargicouri. Wednesday's attacks secured to tho British nl) the important observation points looking over the Hindenbure, system as well na a hold on the advanced 1 llndonbnig linn in the centre. Blame Losses on Tank* Amsterdam. Sept. III.- The Frankfort, '/eitung's correspondent telegraphs- tho following under date of Sept. lfi: "The Franco-American attack at St. Miliiel iti now seen to have been a carefully planned undertaking; of considerable magnitude. Tho number of attacking enemy divisions is not yet known for certain, but wo know that our losses in prisoners wero duo to the extensive use by the enemy of tanks. More than 1.000 Jrmored cars of all sizes participated. "One of our divisions counted In Its sector alone SO large and 40 small tanks. Troops who hold out stoutly In their positions are always liable to bo surrounded by this mobile arm." German* on Defensive With the American Forces in Lorraine, Sept. lfl.--(Associatni| Press).- Kntrenched In tho second lino of the Hltideiiburg system, the Germans ulong the front southwest of Metz appear to have incepted the new situation. The tactics they aie employing are wholly defensive ones. The Germans are carrying out a halfhearted and seeming perfunctory bombardment of the Franco-American lines. Kven challenges by patrols arc refused by the enemy, exept where a conflict Is inevitable. Berlin Report. Berlin. Yla London. Sept. 19.-Af-ler fluctuating flghtir.g on the front between Couzeaucourt ami Hargf-court yesterday, says today's war office report the towns of Kpehy and Iton.sMiy remained in thft enemy's hand*. Further south, the Ocrman positions were penetrated by the Australian", but after hard fighting the latter were brought to a halt west of llellei inn t and tlellingi*. French Command Ridge. With I lie French Army In France. Sept. 1!> --(Jen. .Mangln's army attacked along 'he front northeast of Sols-suns today and captured the ("oloinhes farm on the plateau just east of Sancy and south of the point whore the I'heiiiin ilrs Dames branches off j from the road lending from Snissonii : to l.aon A strong counter attack led by grenadier-" of the I'russiun Ouard was repuljiiil by the French, who drove ti-.c enctny back of the road leading from the plateau of Ange-Osirdienu til the Colomhes farm. This road Is les� than one half mile from thu Cheni. in dus-lJanioH. This sne/re:"* puts the French In possession of part of the important Plateau of Ango (inrdlene. which commands the ridge along which runs tho famous "ladles' way" for a considerable distance. It alto drives deeper the wedge south of the The Day's War Summary 11 t (By the Associated Press) THE BRITISH TROOPS In desperate, fighting nre plunging further Into the Hlndenbiirg line iiofth of St. Quentln. while west of Cajnbnil they hare withstood vicious counter-attacks. The enemy Is mliking every effort to retain his positions on the W-mlle front and to cheek the new allied movement which threatens St. Quentin and Cnmbral. DESPERATE RESISTANCE Juat how rctIoub was the menace to the security of Hi" llindonhurg line by the British thrust north of St. Quentln !s shown by the strong countor-nttftcks the Germans have made agniust th" British lines from (lotr/eaticourt to the Arraa-Camhral road, thus extending the battleline nearly Hi miles A' tiie Starland theatre .lack Pick-ff�d wl'.l appear in a thrilling Cnrn-mount version of "Hue); and Tom" or "Tim Further Adventures of Tom Sawyer," which �j arranged for lilm from Mnrk Twain's famous story "Tom Sawyer" by .Inlla Crawford Ivors. This Is the second Tom Sawyer" pie- AT THE MAJESTIC ........., , , ! turn In which Mr. Picicford has recent-northward. On the front attacked Wednesday the British are pushing ahead ! !v nppf,arf>(i Director William I) 'lav against bitter resistance- toward tho St. Qu-ntin-Cambral highroad, railway . lor ,mv'inK b,Pn 'mm, lo ,nr,u;,f. alj and canal, three Imponant enemy defense lines. � mm J .empire to Pontruet , in(.|(I>jnts ,r ,,, Btorv ,n th, f|r8t the Gormarm have been hurled from he forward lines of the Hlnde,,burg levers ,f the immortal Tom wf]l position. The British at Lempire are four miles from I,eii,ielet and �within 1 rr , .,, , , ' one mile of the highroad and the canal. On a short front west ,f St. Qtrl back with heavy losses. The enemy entered the British trenchen ,ii ^-me points, but was immediately elected. BULGARIAN FLIGHT The Tliilgnrinii retreat from the Serbo-Oreek border Is reported to lie in There Is no denying that, the majority of theatre-goers enjoy a musical comedy. Its combination of comedy, harmony and life is generally attractively enough presented to warrant a generous appeal, at least, such 1?. the with the splendid vehicle "My Soldier Girl," ti gorgeous musical spectacle, with military atmosphere which fulfills every expectation, offering a, score overflowing with tuneful melodies and a book that Is full of laugh-provokers, both In line and situation. The locale i�r the pliiy is so arranged that It permits novel stage, settings, bewildering electrical effects, gorgeous costumes, crisp and snappy rome.-Jy, tuneful melodies and a host, of beautiful girls in a dazzling array of frocks and fetching novelty on. tume.i. The excellent co-it. especially selected for his or her ability and personality preterit the. r.olos, duets and 'oomedy In such a delightful manner The cajjt Is almost the i that it mnkeR "My Soldier Girl," com-the first picture, with ing to the Majestic for one, night only. trying to rid themselves of impending warts, the painkiller which Tom administered to an unsuspecting .-at, and the finding of the robbers' (cold In the cave same as In I'alyt.he Chapman as Aunt Polly, Rob- f'Xt Monday, Sept. 2.'lrd. the most; the nature of n flight and the enemy is burning stores and villages in'bis I,iar'\"n as H,lf'k' ('lura�Horton nr j pleasing performance offered the pub path. The allies have captured additional prisoners and war material, wlilch I "*'rl(-v Thatcher and all the others have not yet been totalled. ' A score or more Serbian villages have been reronnuered and the Ilul-1 garlaus have hern driven beyond Rasimbey. on the Cerna river, 1.1 mil's southwest of I'rllep. the immediate objective. It. is not unlikely that they will continue their retirement, a\ least to the important road running ea.= t : and west thruugh Piilep. Not only did the allies succeed In pressing the i Bulgarians back to the Prllop, but a complete readjustment In the enemy lines In Macedonia'and Albania from the Adriatic to Salonika has been made1 Inevitable). j The British and French successes along the Rt. Qticnliti line show thai , Field Marshal Foch has pinned down large numbers of the enemy fotces in widely separated parts of the line. The Germans are forced to man heavily their lines from be'ore .Ale(7, clear down through the Lorraine and Yosges sectors, iwhlle there Is always a very real threat, at his vital positions north , of Laon. In the meantime, the line from Rlieiins to Yerduti alwayi presents: itBOlf as on inviting field for an allied offensive. 1 IN SIBERIA Reports from Moscow say that the Boisheviki forces are retreating on the northern and southern fronts. On the north, they are lieinp forced bad. by the entente allies, while the Czechoslovak armies along the Volga are, also advancing It Is reported that the Czechoslovak forces have taken I tho city of Perm. j In a long time THE CANADIAN BANK. OF COMMERCE StR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. U_D.. D.C.L. Pr�iaWit H V. F. JONES, Au't Gen! Mui�t� SIR JOHN AlP.D,G�n�r�IMin��i� V. C BROWN. Sup't of C�rar�l Wctttm Brtneh** Capital Paid Up, $15,000,000 I Reserve Fund.  $13,500,000 E positions In the St.Gobain region and facilitate* operations in the, direction of Pinon. which was held by the French until the German offensive last May. The fighting in this region has been i most severe during the past few j days, A glimpse of the action around the Coionibes farm obtained from a point giving a view of the Ciiemiu-des-Dames and Fort Mnlmnlspji, as well as the plateau to the south, on which I the farm is sltuuted. gave an Idea of [ the tremendous task Gen, Mangln's men have undertaken. The soldiers could be seen bounding from lihell hole to shell hole ai: 1 from trench to ! trench. Prisoners are now complaining tliat j they are frequently left in the front ! lino to .shift for themselves. Rarely I do their officers stand by them when I they aro attacked, they say. It often i | happens that machine gun crews are i ordered to hold positions and discover} | some. >ime afterward that tho troops j behind them have abandoned tho field. FQR EVERY INCH OF 1HE TERRITORY With the Fretn ii Army in I'icardy. Sept. IS,-Tiie troops of the French army under Gen D�beny. who pushed tln> Germans fpu'i the legion of Mou: Didler. have, after .1 few days of comparative inai'iwiy. siicu-ssfully resumed thsdr alt.11 ks in the region of St. Quentln, in ''injunction with th" British. In spite of ic 'oug pursuit irom th" Avre to the .n made with a notice to tho Humb�ratone company that Us eniploynaa want a raise figuring out to 33 per cent, over their present rates. It la anticipated thai similar action will be taken In the case of other mines In the district and tho strike in taken at Indicating what is likely to become a general demaiid in the Edmonton coal field. IE Reason for (he Evacuation Baku-British Regiment Likely Suffered Heavilv of LABOR SITUATION IN ANTHRACITE FIELDS Washington, Sept. 19.-Normal conditions will prevail In tho labor situation In tho antbracito fields of Pennsylvania by tomorrow morning, according to reports to the fuel administration today from James B. Neal, director of production. "The picture that has everything" is the fitting method of describing William I'.irnum's newest example of his art. "Hough and Heady." a ile luxe production in which the noted William Fin star does his strikingly efie.tive pantomimic work. As the title of the film indicates, Mr. Farnum has the part of a virile, vigorous kind in which he makes such an Inspiring presence. The audience at the Kmptvs.s theatre, where "Bough and Beady" was exhibited yesterday, for the first time, showed thut its af fectiou for Mr. Farnum in the role, lie filled In the drama, has not diminished a jot although this is the only "Western" in which he has been .seen for some time. The play has an excellent support-i ing cast, commendable direction by Itlohnrd Stanton, beautiful natural set- , tings out of doors as well as fine in-1 terlor views, ?.nd photography of ster- j ling quality. "Bough and Heady,'' I will continue at the F-mpress tonight. 1 Big feature. May McLaren In "The Model's Confession," is coming. Head Office : Montreal. OF I.KIUIIHIDGR BKANCI1, MONAHCH BRANCH, NUHLI-I'OKD iJKANCII. CANADA Established 1884. R. J. DINNING, MsXVr. V. A. KBKRI.Y, Acting* Mun.tfcr. M. A. K1LPATIIICK, Acting Minstfer. U.S. PLANES MISSING. , Washington, Sept. 18.-rive American planes are missing as a result of an attack by a superior Gorman forco during a bombing expedition In Lorraine, Gen. Pershing reported In yesterday's coinmuMteacion, received tonight by the w-f tjapartment. London, Sept. 17.-Baku, in traits Caucasia, has been evacuated by thu Brit lab who have withdrawn their forces to north Persia. The evacuation was made necessary,' It 1� stated, because of tho lack of steadiness on the part of tho Armenian troops when they were attacked by the Turks during August. By the end of the month it was realized that tho co-operation of the local government and its forces would not be satisfactorily effective to justify the retention of (he town by tho British In tho face of tho numbers ths enemy could collect. On Sept. 10, the evacuation was definitely derided upon, but on tho same day the Turks again attacked and tho allies of the British, reports state. agalsWailed to co-operate. Tho result wis that the Royal WBrwickshlree had to cover a Rutso-Armentau retirement and it is feared that this force lost heavily. A small force of Russians urrived at Baku on Sept. 9, to reinforce tho British. This, with the inactivity of the enemy, tended to improve the morale of the force allied with the British, strengthening their wish to hold the towu. They induce! (be fleot in tho Caspian, which was utlll in Russian hands, to refuse permission for tho British evacuation, according to the advices- Meanwhile it it added, tho BANKER'S WIFE ADVISES LETHBRIDGE WOMEN "I had stomach trouble so bad 1 .could cat nothing but toast, fruit or hot water. Kverythiug else soured or formed gaw. 1 was miserable until I tried simple buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed in Adler-lka. This helped me the FIRST DAY." Because Adler-I-ka flushes the F.NT1UF, bowel tract completely it relieve* ANY (.'ASH sour Btomnch, gas or constipation and prevents appendicitis. The INSTANT action is surprising.-J. D. niginbothnm * Co,, Ltd., druggists.- Advertisement. �>,�.-�--�'.,-'�-^.-�,'�-��..�.�..,,�.. It Works! Try It Telle how to loossn a sore, Under corn 40 It lifts out without pain. Good news spreadH rapidly and druggists hero aro kept busy dispensing froozone the ether discovery of a Cincinnati man, which is said to loosen any corn so it llfth out with the tingt ers. Ask at any pharmacy for u quarter, ounce of frcezonc, which will cost very little, but is said to be sufficient to rid one's feet of every hard or soft corn or callus. You apply just a few drops on tho tender, aching corn and instantly tho soreness i* relieved, and soon the corn la bo shriveled that il lifts out without pain. It is a sticky substance which dries when applied and never inflames or even irritates the adjoining tissue. This discovery will prevent thou sands of deaths annually from tock-ja.w mid infections heretofore resulting from tho suicidal habit of cuttlns corns.-Advertlscmeut, AUCTION SALE 40 Head of CATTLE INCLUDING COWS, HEIFERS AND STEERS FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, ON SATURDAY, September 21 AT TAINTER & P0RTE0US SALE BARN, TABER SALE AT ONE O'CLOCK TERMS CASH W. A. PORTEOUS, Auctioneer E. B. TAINTER, Clerk AUCTION SALE OF FURNITURE WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS TENTH STREET SOUTH FRIDAY NEXT, SEPT. 20th AT TWO O'CLOCK PROMPT Large consignment of goods including: 'PIANOFORTC IN ROSEWOOD CASE; handsome oak buffet; set dining chairs; oak extending dining table; Congoleum Rugs; largo dining room carpet. 11x15; ;; sanitary lounges; GOOD QUALITY STAIR CARPET. ING; "Challenge" retrigorator; small size refrlgorator; Kitchen Cublnot; S-pleco mahogany parlor suito; round extending dining table; oak dressers and stands; upholstered chairs; mission oak rocker; RAYMOND DROP HEAD SEWING MACHINE; washing machiiie: "Postal Stewart" Cook Stove; ti-hole cooking range; kitchen cltuirs; music stand; brass standing lamp (electric light); i Bentwood chairs; brass trimmed bed with Banner coil spring and felt mattress; 4 fool and Ha foot beds complete; oak ball stand; wash tubs; wash boilurs; wringer; PUNCHING BAG; brass preserving pan; doll buggy; curtains; aluminum stew kettle and many other JteniB. TERMS CASH PHONES 770-4�9 A PROMPT ATTENDANCE PLEASE "WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE" ' ;