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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETHBRlDGEiiJ ALBERTA. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1918 NUMBER 238 FIRE NOW AVE TAKEN 10,000 PRISONERS BY BRITISH m ME Huge Number of Prisoners Bagged by Franco-Serbian Fpr^es in New Drive. Saloniki, Sept. 20.-Tho British and Greeks, In, their attacks against, the Bulgarians on both aides of Lake Doiran, are meeting with stiff opposition, but have carried the enemy's lOutppst lines. South of Doiran, a gain of 2000 yards has been made. More than 700 prisoners have i^en captured, says the British official' statement issued today. f - � Payls, � Sept. 20.-Ten thousand Bul-SariAiLlPllPCtnerB were sent to the rear on Sept. Iff alone, says Maxell Hv^tln In tUe ECHO de Paris. Thp'.purpult oC ithe retreating, eneipy .continues vritk �reaf'S^cceiis, the t^� parliament for Assinlboia since 1894, has been called to the senate. Only one vacancy now remains in the senate, the seat being iilc British Columbia. ; Refuses to Meet the Miners (Bptelal to tba H'^rald) FernU, Sopt. 20.-Genofal Manager W. R. Wilson, of the Crows Nest Coal Company, has refused to meet the delegates to the Vancouver conference and Hon. W.H. Sloan ha* proposed to the men to return to work at Pernie and Michel pending the finding-of a commission consisting of a representative of the company, representa- tive of'the miners, and a representative appointed by the lieutenant-governor in council. The minister promises, to have the coal mines regulation act amended so as to have the single shift of SigHf'^ hours for each twenty-four hours in the coal mines of British Columbia. The miners of Fernic and Michel are to vote on this proposition tomorrow evening. Impudently Propose Terms That Would Enslave Belgians, to I Germany After War ^liondon, Sept. 20.-The Belgian rain-tlBtor, in discussing Germany's peace upproach to Belgium, declares that conditions cannot he taken as,a basis for any serious discussion. From the detaila furnished by the foreign minister. It appears that Belgium received no formal proposition directly from the German government, but that the communication came by an Indirect squree. These showed that it was Germany's Intention to demand that Belgium bind Itself to effect a solution of tho language Jiuestlon in conformity with the fierman Imperial policy which Belgium Would regard as an abdication of the ffght iulierent in her sovereignty to olve internal problems In accordance witli the freely expressed will of the Belgian people. Germany would also claim full amnesty for Belgian citizens guilty of helping, the enemy's plans and would tlierpby, according to the minister, impose on the Belgian government an act of submiasion. Germaay would- Insist on the maintenance after tha^ war of commercial treaties previously iri force. This, following upon the destruction of Belgian industry by yie invMfer, says the Jiilnlster, would- ensure Germany's econpBjilc grip on the country. Moreover, fie added, the pa^vn theory is nof abandoned. Germany would "insist up-o;i- binding the fate of Belgium with the 80luti|in of the colonial question. Anally, the obligaWon restl^p upon Germany to rejiair the damage unjustly inflicted upon its victim was not even alluded :to. Germany would tl^us be .enriched by the pillage of Belgium, 'Whose ruin would be conijjlete ^ , Saturday is Tag Day for K. C. Funds Satunl^yvMrlll ba a tag day in the elt/'fflir'tlti benefit of the ,KnigKii^(;lti^/>|limbua hut^-.fun�l. repeatedly ^end.oried thia worthy hfi[ An official commyjiicatton) relative to the bombardment is publi�he�l-Si[iV* .the newspapers of that city, according to a Berlin dispatch. ' ' ^ .j ^ FIGHT FOR CHEMIN DES; DAMES i W-fTH THE FRENCH ARMY l|s( FRANCE, Sept. 20.-With cTdatlkc' tenjt