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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2f>, 191R THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIYR Allies Score Big Advances Today In Palestine, Balkans and Along the Rheims-Verdun Front in France With Ui� French Army in France, Sept 2fi.-(10 aJv.).- (Associated Press). - At �..') o'clock today a French ufllccr of high rank told the correspondent that the news from ihv principal points of the front attacked were excellent. The French 1th army has taken Scrvon, which has i>ecn in German hands since 19LI, and Navarin farm, a strong position, around which there has been much violent tiyhtinK. VKLES FALLS TO KERBS London, Sept. 26.- (7..'J0 p. m.).-(By the Associated Press) -Vcles. 2"> miles south of Us-kub, in Macedonia, has been captured by the Serbians. With the French Army In Frnncc. Sept. 26.-The attack by the French army, which was launched at 5:30 o'clock, was  long a wide front. BULGAR ARMY SURROUNDED Pari*, Sept. 26.- (Macedonian.) �-Advices received In Serbian diplomatic circles here today show that the Bulgarian troopB In the region of Lake Ochrlda, toward the western end of the Macedonian front, are virtually encircled by the Italians advancing In the dl- DON'T FORGET THE GREAT PATHE SERIAL "Hands Up STARTS NEXT MONDAY. EVERY EPISODE 13 COMPLETE IN ITSELF. AN EPISODE WILL BE SHOWN EVERY MONDAY AND TUESDAY rection of Klchevo, and the Franco-Serbian force moving from Mon-aitir toward Krushcvo. .The fall of Krushevo It expected hourly. The only means of exit for the Bulgarians here is a narrow passage- between Kichevo and Krushevo. (This body comprises the first .Bulgarian army.) The army acorns doomed to destruction or ourrender, or to a retreat into Albania, as the allied heavy artillery now installed northwest of Monaotlr commands the pusses in the other directions. ALLIES RACE FOR U8KUB. London, Sept. 26.-The position of the first Bulgarian army on the allied left in Macedonia Is dangerous, according to reports reaching here, but It is not believed that the army is faced with Immediate disaster. The Italians, who are advancing against the first army from the south, must pass over much extremely rough country before they can get In contact with It. It Is believed that the first army which is commanded by Gen. Geshof, will be forced to attempt a retreat westward Into the rnountiins of the Serbo-Albanla frontier. The country Is very rough and It would be Impossible to handle artillery. The matter of food supplies also would be difficult. *The reports also indicate that the Serbians, who have cut the German  Bulgarian communications, are joining in the allied race for Uskub. GAIN SOME MILES London, Sept. 26. - (7 p.m.). - French and American troops launched an attack this morning against the German positions on n front of 40 miles between Suippe and the River The Day's War Summary ADMINISTRATION OF Meuse. LAST TIMES TONIGHT SESSUE HAYAKAWA IN 'THE HIDDEN PEARLS" TWO-REEL ALSO KEYSTONE COMEDY The Germans voluntarily abandoned their forward positions. There waa not much artillery or infantry resistance to the Franco-American drive. The Americans attacked on the right wing and the French made their assault on the left. The ifllied forces penetrated the German position for some miles. Advance in Bulgaria S.ilonlki, Sept. -(! - (KvrniiiKl. - I Tho allied aflviiiJi'p into liulRarhi con-I tlniWH and Hrltslh mid Crook forces i tire forcing their way over the Hela-I i-hl.idi mountain range on the JlulKnr-) Ian bonier northeast of Dotrnn. says ', ii Brltlrh otliclnl kl'Ucmcnt issued ! here North of Ignite Uoiruti. tltr- GreeliR . .ir>- n.-iniiiR thf errs! nt thf mountain. Dsiinui tjbasi bun been mucked by tlie j Hrltl.'tli. TIip Miiti'meiit. rends: "Our cavalry anil Infantry continue i lo ailvniu'o into liulgariA. Tin; AiikIo-j (ircck troops arc ;idr:incjiiK over tho I stvep Ilt'laculrttu mountain range. The I tirooitR art- approaching the crest of ; flic mountains north of J.altc Doiran. j ndon. Sept. "0.-In local opera-tlonn botween t'ambrat and St. Qii.n-tin on tin; western front tbe IlritiHh arc pusliinj? forward further into tlio lllndonluirK line ami rnpturltiK vital points to the defense, of St. Quentin. Went and of St. (iuentin, the British have advanced in the re- gion of Snlc.ney and C.rlcourt. Kino weather has returned to the American front in Ivorrnlnc, lint no flKlit.itu: of importance linn occurred. Can See Hlndy Line. Kritlffh HouilfjiHuf orn in France. Sept. 2fi.--.-Greek troops aro ildinc In the Allied advance In Macedonia, on Die three sectors of tho front, according to an official statement from tho Greek war offlco today. of Hie Vardnr. tho HulKars are in flight toward Valandova with the British and Greeks in lmrsuit. I The statement reads: I 'The allies are pursuing the enemy j on the entire front between MonaMir J and Voles. Frunco-Groek detachments ' ore nutrchiiiK toward Prllep. which I has been occupied by the French. "French. British and Greek troop? already are beyond Olevftell, north of Lake Doiran. On the left bunk of tho I Vardnr the British and Greeks are purstilnp the fleelnp enemy toward Valandova." tween the llriiish, bYem-h and litis,-sian Kovernments in Hilt',, it is leurneil here. KnKland itnd France will carry out the aKreenKTit under which I'i'Hiice is cluirr/.'d with the prepnra- (By the Associated Press) frenfih and Aiiierie.nn troops are today nformlriK the Orman position.t in] (Ihampagne mid furllier east, in what, apparently l� another major stroke. -- � by Marahal Koch. The new attack in pnwepsint; favorably according to I'arK Sepl. 2t:.- � i'l lavas.)- Liberal early reports. | fM' territory in I'alestine will be :id- BULGARIA HAS BEEN INVADED } | ministered under the agreement be- On tho Macedonian front, British troops have Invsided liulitaria as tl e Serbianh and other allied armies pursue the hard pressed (Jeriuans ami Bulgarians oust and west of tho Vardar. GREAT POSSIBILITIES IN NEW ALLIED DRIVE The new allied thrum In the went, comes on a front which has not been very active sinc0 the Germans failed to advance in champiiKiic in the defeated offensive of July, east and west of Rheims. French troops are attack ltiK In ChatnpuKne which runs from '{helms eastward to (lie Aixonne s'"sli of Verdun. The Americans are moving forward east of the ('humpnune ' tireat poHWibllltiea minht result from a successful allied advance on the front I east of HheliiiH. as tile tierman cominiliiicatioiiK would be severed jutd the formidable eueiny po.iltlnn from Arras to L.i'iu endanicered. Tlf leni;lh of' the attackinc fr