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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20. 1918 THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVR British Open New Drive in !|The Day's War Summary Palestine; 3,000 Turks Are Taken; Progress in France o- London, Sent. 20.-(7:10 p.m.) -British forces in Pnlcotine under command of Gsn. Allenby, attacked the Turkish positions on a front of 16 miles on Sept. 19. The British broke through the Turkish iincs between Rnfat and the aea and pushed forward for a distance of 12 miles. Three thousand Turks were taken prisoner-;. The main Turkish forces in Palestine are now toeing closely pursued by the British. Steady Thrust:; Willi Hip Miitlsh Fori� victorious Flritish divisions on I!>'� bnt-llet'mnt northwest of Hi. Qiientin K.ivo them nddlilonal i;rnuti'l ihirltiK the niKht. No heavy attaelis wore mud", lint tin- obstinate Herman machine Runners yielded a number nf prisoners and the exhausted litii'ttiy font's sheltered in tin' Illiulcnliui'K main defenses wi-ro Kivi'ii ni) rout. On Hip riKht. liPar the junction of Hip allied armies. Kni;lish and Sent-: 1 ';li troop.-; completed the clearance of HolllOll Vill.IRP Illlll tilt- posts 1111(1 it- (intilits adjoining, which iiml nivcn considerable trouble to !lie I'lPiuli. The Uritlsh troops swept 111'1 cemetery at l-'resnoy fr"p of machine nuns. (Jiicnurl. a village one mill, cast of Frcsnny. which had beep slroiutly defended by reason of a network of old llritish trendies, was kept under a destructive (Ire during the niKht. Tip' AiitrnliurtH tiorlli of Kro-nny contin- ued the, explnralion of Hip llliidonhnrj; outpost .system, which tliey had .stormed nloiiK the frout of their IIrut and fourth divisions. Restores Lines Tlie recapture of Moeuvie.' last niMlH completely restores the llrilisli line ill Unit section of the Canal ilu .N'ord. The Hermans l'oil|;lil very j hard tor Die village. .Mocuvres Is a j solid mass of trenches mid ilintouMJ cin'criiiK a s'|ii.'iri' mile of ground. It I is Hie junction of the main and support I lindenburs line ;mil i-- the most, dillieull obstacle which the lirlllsll have encountered anywhere in that system. The eneniy regards il as tji to certain bridges he is nminlainiiiK, hut which are kepi under constant artillery lire. The hack areas oast of tin' canal arc now lining ranged to a i ih'iidly accuracy, as for ihe first time j complete, observation is secured over �ii wide stretch of country between the | canal mid St. (jticntin. The highroads and the railway lines   u 11 be shelled without dopendinx upon llie airplanes for r(.'|;i.str>rliiK the hits. The (Jeniian batteries were unusually ipiiel today after maitilainiiiK a vigorous hotnliardmeiit throughout, the early part of the battle. AeeordlnK to prisoner.-., the Rtins were shiflei! hack when it hccntne clear to the B Illy the Associafed Press.). It/TISH and French troops, are making further progress hi the envelopment of H't. (Juentin. The (Jeriuan resistance continues .--tubhoni and buttles are fulfills place along a front of more than L'o miles from south uf HI. Quentln lo v.c. i of fainhrai. ON NORTHERN FRONT In the. north. Hie llrilisli are pushing toward Lccatolct and have ad-a mile nearer the 'own on the west. eapturiiiK an important farm p between Kpchy and l.cmpire. South of this point, the Australians an' (he positions of tin- llind"iiIjni'K line and the. steady pnw-s.� of In- llavrin- ! hi�h Beechams Pills wfll rapidly improve your complexionbyarousingthe liver and putting stomach and blood in good order. Luinl S.Ie of any M�4icls� !�> Ih� WotH. 3oM eT�r,wL�r�. ia boiaa. 2Sc. TONIGHT ANO TOMORROW Jack Pickford IN 'Huck and Tom' SEQUEL TO "TOM SAWYER" key to the posilion north of court. Few prisoners were taken. In addition to the nuns already reported captured, tile llrilish have taken two four-Inch howitzers abandoned by the O'cr-ma.lia on Thursday and two Meld i;uns left behind yesterday afternoon. Til" occupation of the series of re-' doubts around (lie .Vhilasiz farm was accomplished In the face of stiff re-, sistance. This throws the llritish line nearer the St. Qtietitin canal at Vend-huille. On tiie b.ittlefron! between Villi'i- -(luislain and Hie defen.-��.�. of St. CJinMitin IJrifi-li advance, hut they have not at.-' ti-mpti'il any elaborate counter-attack since tin- complete breakdo.rn of their bi>; a-i-'aul; on Thur:da> niKlit. The (l;-.tish line coveritiK (laiiche wood was completely restored after a local sit tempt to regain the, eastern face of the wood. Fresh prisoners taken duritiK the nisdit siaie the Herman lo-se--. since Thin sib,' have pi-en extremely !i"aiy, especially between Coii-teaticourt and Moi'uvre- Dead Lie In Masses Tli" .ire lyiiiK In masses in some pie eg. Three hundred nodi's, wi-ie coun'.eil ill oil" llll.lll seetjoli of t'eln hes taken by tiie l.,ifcl:|> infaiitry. Tin- ciiernvi rouble  are intensilieil bv the iieee-snv of mot.t]K to.irly all of Ins troops acros-- !ln^ ciniil on bridges. II" i'i re:-tric'iii^ thee movements 1 three ridges i main defense. | CLAYED IN THIS TIME THEATRE AGO SOME ' WATCH YOUR NEIGHBOR' ANOTHER OF THOSE EXTREMELY FUNNY PARAMOUNT-SENNETT COMEDIES 1 PUIClTREmi-NtltiMiNtmllei. | HMTIIEPTIC-Slcpi blM guns have been captured. Australian Advances. Willi the British Forces in France. Sept. UP. i As.-ocial"d Press.1 - Australian troops today continued their penetration of Hi" llimlonhurc system and are now two thirds of tulle from Ih-llencHse, four miles northwest of St. QueiiHii. A Hard Fight Br.tish Front in France. Sept. ;n - l.cmpire was captured by Hie British after a hard flpht. 'Ihe enemy to the south of Vlllcrs-Ciuir-laln contested the 1 advance llercely and the losses to the I defendliu; forces here were treni-'ti-dous. The llritish Kid Ihrouuh Vim celette farm, wes' of Viller.-tJuislain., without much trouble .hut quickly ran into a Herman counierattaeU. Handto-Hand The advance forces clashed in the open and a hand-to hand MrtiKKli1 en-^,lell with rltle and bayonet. The Or-mans were completely snia.-he.i and Hi" Rroiiud was strewn with their dead A further British advance "'as assisted by a novel innovation in the way of machine mm barrau's. Two hundred and fifty rapid filers were broiiulit up and concentrated. These uiilis opened a leriillc tiie during which one of them find 2.",.i"'u roniuls of ammunition into the Herman dc, fellies. The ('!!> my was absolutely overwhelmed. Those upon whom it. swept could neither retreat nor advance and Inrcu numbers surrendered, but the casualties were croat. In one Bniall place, for example, UOn dead Inter were found. In H.iuche wood, the Germans hud four llritish tanks, which they had previously captured. These tanks were used as nuii'liine mm fortresses and held up for horns before being taken Later In the afternoon, file Hermans ripened a heavy attack between Havrln-couit and Villcrs-tiitlslniti. with the i.tli Herman division. This assault was not only sit the British, who were ctmaKed in yesterday's operations, but nRninsl positions a little farther to the north, which the British had taken In the past few days. The attack succeeded In rolling the Fir It -l-li back somewhat on the leflMmt this ".round was unli kly regained in a c,miner attack and the Hermans were, everywhere repulsed with heavy loas- aticcd isitioFi .lit of trit threaten the main defenses o'f the line all the way from la-mpiie lo St. Quon-Hn. West, of Camlirai. where the Hermans met will) a serious repulse in an atl'.mpf to check Hie Brltsh operations In the south. Field Marsh..! Hah' ha ^ struck back at. the enemy and retaken the strong point of Moeuvres. on the t anal du Nortl. which was captured by th" enemy earlier in ih . \ r>|.. (ferninns lost the only kIiv.est of St. Quentln. He- French are workin,.- r'endily luicii'd tl)e city. Micr the capture of Beiiay. the French loci: i; .sii'ii\i 1 �� Criind. less than four miles directly south of Hi" town. j Hen. MniiKln's men Hireuien the security of Ihe ('In-tnin I" � I )a mes. coin-: pellillK Hie (Jel in.ins lo make stioni; i ount "r at i m ks lo prut � i tl: si impo:-unit ridlie. In the reiflmi nl Allemaut, where tin- Freiicii are witti.ii nvi� mile.' o! I-'ort. MaltnaisoM. which dominates the riduc on Hi" west. Hi.- etiemj 'linn-; day ninht hurled live attacks against the Freni-b', which were nil broken up with extremely heavy losses to the Hermans Northeast of Vailly, on the Aisne. the Fr.-Mirh are .oivaimim' lowanl tho ' ( lieniln-des-Dame-i and have wrested further valuable mound from Hie cue my. West of Itheim-. a Herman attempt to cross the V"-de has been defeats! , hv the. French. MARK TIME ON AMERICAN FRONT Hnin has been falling,nu the. new Americnn front �n'ruind M"t7. and oper-  ations are virtually at a standstill. M�lz Is under tire from Ani'Tic-in uini'.. ! In northern l-hiropp. Karilan troops, li^htitm with th" alliei1, am! I' l forces have inflicted a -."vcro defeat on opposing forces between Ap-hanR"! and l'eirnj;rail. The lcetil" forces are. reiioitcd to have b"  i led bv Herman of-j (iccrs j IN MACEDONIA j til Maccdoii'.i. !!', sllicil success cast of Motiastir h.i: been followed bv an ' attack on tin; Ale-� doiiian front, by the British ami Hn-eL ,:im--; A looiin;;. on tiie enemy's h: -i j u i - ii inn was gained, aci-ordini; to an oileial repi,'. which says MiaKthe bi.-lii n,- still proceeding. Tlii.-i attack sen , u> lw a move in ; the direction ot H.. r valley, which had been i on>-i,i--:-i-I Hi" most fea.-- � ibi.i. If the AnRlo-flrecian attack i \ sm--.-:ii. it may ope.i i,:b!e of Hi.- defeat. I ROWELL TELLS OF F F. With the American Army on thft f/irraine. Front. Sept.. 1f�.-Klpht. Am. erienns were killed when n. cloarinpt liospitn! was hit by a Herman shell on Wednesday night. Tin", majority of Hie Americans killed In the hospital were privates whi) had been massed recently west, of Van. ilin-s. Several members of the roedi� c al corps were iuiiohr the injured. The shell struck the hospital about midnight and there was groat, ronfu-don ow;iiu; to the darkness. Other shells continued to fall in the near v(. einity of lb", Offirms) of the heroic efforts of Hie attend mi tit to relieve the .-ufforlriK of the wound-ed. Kvery mpinher of the ptaff did all possible, despite the danger from (ho other Pital owed so near the front. Addresiinrs the ami otln-r busi-a lunciieon to-�11 dealt exhaii'-- I ', yet a tdory comple'.e in itnelf, which he played reeently In "Tom Sawyei." The irrepreHslhle Tom, aided and aliened by bin friend the deHioputiihle lluck Kilin, overhears Krav� vohbeiH ut their r.l'i'w-hoii^ liiMk and is an unwilling witness of n murder, hater episodes, show the welfronienihered painkiller Incident when Tom administered Die medicine to a eonfldlna; eat with disastrous result*: the'flndhiR of the hidden treasure, and the panic on the Island when Tom and Iteeky Thatcher, his childish sweetheart aro lost in the enve. An excellent cast and the direction of William I).. Taylor, who also dirorteil "Tom Sawyor," havo made of lliis Paramount picture, one of tho wliol-Homest, most amusing of tho seasoi:. An excellent two-reel Paraninii'it-Sannott comedy will be shown on the same program. EMPRESS Wm. Farnum in Rough & Ready M Tonight IJ A BIG KLONDIKE PICTURE TOMORROW MARY MacLAREN in "A MODEL'S CONFE88ION" WHS like (lie don't conlnr your mom ' j tlie Vlctor> 1 made at the ' of life, he li I vest. I Alexander l.yon. Toronto, moved an I ntw-mlnicii: which advise,I the gov-! ernment in pay no more interest on 'war bond-- .in I to return only the am-�ount lent. This would, he said, he a ! test of tile patriotism of the people, to see if they u ere willing to malio sacrifices as tlie men on the held of battle. Frank Wheatlry Opposed Frank Wheatley, Haukhead. Alta.. opposed the motion, lie said recently when the \w-stern miners, during a htrike. asked for help they were told by the Intel national heads they could not get il because $Mi,unO had been invested in war bonds for the "slaughterhouse-." They could have starved. The money had been subscribed to protect the workers. J. ('. 1 � -r-rn-^-�_) AT THE MAJESTIC When the military spectacle "My rioldler llirl," comes to the Majestic next Monday evening, theatre-goers will he treated to gorgeous costume-, elaborate stage settings, unvelttes in-u are new and effective and an excellent cast supported by a bewitching beauty chorus, wdio present the many stage pictures that make a show a success. The many novel features offered in "My .Soldier (ilrl" break right from the riso of the curtain when ;i gorgeous stago setting shows the Kollies production on the roof of the New York theatre, with a grund illumination of Xow York City in tlie distance. In rapid succession follows the novelty "Flirtation Walk," an illuminated run-hoard extending out into tho audience where clever dnuces are introduced hy bewitching beauties, tho norlal flight, Kirls'" aviation corps, tho aviation field at Miami, Florida, novel drills and dunce ensembles, the "pony" bal-i lot from the roof of the .Vew York j theatre, and tho last scene in this big military spectacle presents a tableaux of u battle field "Somewhere In France," deleting itb terrible desola-tiou, This scene dissolves' to Liberty Forever, presenting a timely and inspiring military flnulo. There are some twenty big -tong successes, among which "My Soldier tlirl," "Just For You," "Jasper's Rngtimo Hand," "Take Mo Homo With You," J'.nd "I'd Feel nt Home ir They'd Let Mo Join the Army," uro tho big hits. Victoria, Sept. "o.-Official notification has reached M,ijor-(!eueral Leckie from Ottawa to the effect that ('apt. A. I'. Tweedie has been appointed by the department of militia to the post, of second in command of the llritish Columhja company to be attached to the Siberian Kxpediiionary force. Cap!. Tweedie Is mi Ottawa nominee. FIX PRICE ON COTTON CROP. Washington, Sept. 20.-Senators from cotton growing .-lutes disclosed today that at their recent White House conference. I'lvsidcnt Wilson made it clear it was his intention not only to fix a price of this year's cotton crop, but also to order government control of its distribution. The president gave no Intimation of what he would consider ;i fair price. Schedule of Classes for Fall and Winter Special Juniors .............. Gym. 9.30 to 10.15, Pool to 10.43 The Regular Juniors Class, Tuesdays and Saturdays Gymn. i0.15 .......................................... Saturday* Gym. 4.30 ........................................... Tuesdays Intermediates, Tuesdays and Fridays ......... 7.30 to 8.30 p.m. (15 to 17 years, inclusive) Intermediates, Boxing and Wrestling ........ 9.00 to 10.00 Fridays (For boys 15 to 1? years, Inclusive) Seniors, Mondays and Thursdays ............ 7.30 to 8.30 p.m. Seniors, Boxing and Wrestling ........... 9.00 to 10.00, Mondays Business Men's Class, Fridays ................. 5.00 to 6.00 p.m. SCHEDULE OF FREE JUNIOR CLASSES WILL BE PUBLISHED NEXT WEEK and those ("lasses will he open on and after Monday, Septombor "oth. In the meantime boys for such classes will be required to apply to the Secretary for enrolment. Hoys for the Jntenneduite Classes and Men for Senior CUvsses are urged to join up as early as ynsslble and get in form. A few more recruits are now required for DRAFT APPLY AT ONCE R. N. W. M. 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