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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, SEPTEMBER HO, 1018 THE u::TlimiDGE DAIT.Y TIT^ATr; PAGE FIVE Hindenburg Line Smashed of Eight Miles; Bulgarians on Front Fl Are Cut Off! STILL ON STRIKE; BELGIANS GET 300 GUNS With the British Forces In France, Sept. 30.- (By Associated Pre36). - Belgian troopu In the r drive north and east of Yprcs have captured 300 German guns. British troops in the same area yesterday took 97 guns, Roulcrs is In peril and the wholo of the enemys communications In Belgium nnd Flanders, particularly on the Belgian coast, is threatened. SMASH HINDY LINE London, Sept. 30.-(5 p.m.).- The British have cut the Hindcn- TKISlll ~~ ESCAPED AN OPERATION By Taking Lydia E. Pink-ham's Vegetable Com* pound. Many Others Have Done the Same. Troy, N. Y. -"I suffered for mora than seven months from a displacement and three doctors told mo I would linvo to havo an operation. I had drsfjpinp down pains, bark actio and headaches and could not do my housework. My am. tor who had been helped by Lydia '.1. Pinklinm's Vepe. L'iblo Compound asked mo to try it. I havo taken several bottles) nnd am now entirely well-so I do all my work - and not a trace of my old trouble. I have told many of my friends whatwonderful results they will get from its use."-Mrs. S. J. SEitLKR, 1650 5th Ave., Troy, N. Y. Woman who are in Mrs. Sender's condition nhnuld not (rive up hope or submit to such an ordeal until they have given Lydia E. Pin'-tham'B Vegetable Oomi>ound n trial. For suggestions in repard to your condition write Lydia ft. Pinkhnm Mcd-IfineCo, Lynn, Man?. Therrsultof their 40 years experience is at your service. BUY YOUR BOYS' BOOTS AT THE HUDSON'S BAY SHOE SALE burg line on a front of eight miles , and have ponetrated through It to a depth of three miles In flanking operations about St. Quentln. 57 MILES FROM SOFIA London, Sept. 30.-(4 p.m.).- (By Associated Press).-The British cavalry operating In Bulgaria are approaching Petrich, where they will cut communications between Seres and Sofia. .Allied airmen arc bombing Bulgarian nnd Austrian magazines and stores and nne only 57 miles In the air line from Sofia. Field Marshal Von Mackensen is reported to have arrived In Sofia. He Is supposed to be hurrying German divisions southward to help the Bulgarians and Austrl-ans working on defenses at Nish. BRITISH SUCCESSES London, Sept. 30.-Andrew Bon-ar Law, chancollor of the exchequer, speaking today at a meeting opening the autumn war savings cnmpnlgn, said �haf since July 12, troops of the British Empire had captured 10,000 squares miles of territory, 250 villages and more than 120,000 German Prisoners. TWO MILES FROM MENIN London, Sept. 30.-Britfeh troops advancing In Belgium today captdred Cheluwc and are now about two miles outside of the Belgian railroad junction at Menin. German communications In the St. Quentln ri)i;lnn arts under such an Intense fire (hat it in Impossible fori the enemy lo gut any Twelve Days on the Western Front LECTURE UNDER AUSPICES OF THE WOMEN'S CIVIC CLUB At KNOX CHURCH MONDAY EVENING, Sept. 30th AT EIGHT O'CLOCK W. A. BUCHANAN, M.P. Wh> was a guest of the British and Kronen governments on visits to tho British, Canadian und Frem-h frontti in Franco and Belgium,* will tell (ho story of his trio through theuo war torn countries. There will also be a short Musical Programme ADMISSION - - - 50c Tickets obtainable at: Hod Crmu DriiR Co., Vfcvafe Hodley Drug Co.. Consumers' Hardware, A., or from any member of tho Women's Civic Club. PROCEEDS ARE TO USED TO PROVIDE CHRISTMAS PARCELS FOR OUR 8OLOIER8 OVERSEA!, opposite tin- Belgians alone. One of these divisions contained elements of tho regiments which were guilty of sacking Dlnant. So fast did the British advance In the Flanders area that the batteries had a hard time in keeping up with I the Infantry. As an instance, one lirlt-' battery advancing to a. eortain j ridge found a Gorman battery still' firing from a point only fion yards' away and in plain KlRlit. Tiie gunnertC laid on each other over open sights ; and the German battery was finally; put oiii of action. One British dlvbv; ion lias advanced morn : evi n miles in 24 hours over a country stud-, ded with defense.', the Genua!..* b'-liev- i ed to he impregnable. CAPTURE ROULERS SOON i London. Kept. :ii).-The. capture of j tins Belgian railhead of Hoiil"rs, north-! east of Ypres, is iinniinent. This would j prove a serious loss to the Germans j as it is all important communication ! centre. The Gentians facing the llri- : tisti and Belgian attack are not light- ] ilig as well as the allies expected. | Big German Retirement i French Headquarters on the- Aisne, \ Sept. nt)----(It-liter's).--Tin- Genu a lis ! have begun a retirement from the Im portant Luft'aux-AIulmalsou plateau . from whieli the Cheinlns-di's-llame , runs eastward to Craoniie and tin? sources of the Allelic As the result of Den Alnngjn's advance Saturday the entire .Malmaison pluteau and the western end of the eiioniln-dcs-Daiue; for about Lino yards are in possession of the French. ; After fighting desperately for weeks to retain the approaches of the nius-sif of St. tiobain and Laoli, Hie enemy ; is abandoning them. This group of heights for four year:', has formed the j central pillar of the German line In 1 France. The strategy of Marshal ! Foch compelled the eiiem\. as il did on the Marno, to withdraw his centre before the allied attacks on the north | - and the east forced him to move buck on the wings. The retreat Is one of the first and direct results of the ; French. British and American offensives of the last few days. ; Bulgar Retreat Cut Off | London. Sept. an.-Clianivii. east of : Veins, and six miles from the Uulgiir- ; j inn bo-dor, has been capturrd by the j ; Serbians anil the retreat of the Unl- I ' garian troops has been cut off. says I ! the Serbian official statement of Sun-, j day. More than 700 prisoners and -� j guns were captured at Charevo. i | The statement reads: , "By a bold manoeuvre in the region ' : north of I'luchkovitsa range we have 'taken Charevo and cut off the retreat of the Bulgarian troops At this place we took more than Tut) p.isoners and ^0 guns. "On the western front, the enemy tried wilh In regiments to defend St Nicholas, bui our strong attacks compelled liiin lo abandon his positions." We are now 10 kilometres north of St. Nicholas. In tho direction of l's-kub. Serbian and French troops have taken tho dominating heights on the left bank of the I'cheya. Cambral Useless to Huns London. Kept. 30.-(1.40 p.m.).- (By Associated Press).--Pushing the (ier-uians hard on tho front north of tho Aisne. the French today have reached tho Oiso-Aisne canal, reports from tho battlofront show. They are progressing along the Chemin-desDamos toward the east and the enemy is retreating behind the Ailette. Tho fall of Cambrai is imminent, but this place already Is virtually useless to the enemy. Tho same statement applies to St. Quentln. With the fall of these two towns, tho enemy will he compelled to effect a complete ro-adjustmont of his entire line between the Scarpo und the Oise. Congratulates King Albert London, Sept. no.-Field Marshal Haig has telegraphed to the king of tho Belgians: "At the closft of the most successful day for tho allied armies on tho west-urn front, I beg to offer your majesty and tho Belgian army the heartiest congratulations of myself und all i ranks t.;; the nmgniticent results achieved today under your majesty's supreme command." Paying Them Back London, Sopt. ;;o.--In his speech at. i tho Guildhall today Chancellor llonar Law said It had been promised that If the enemy continued to bombard de fetisoless towns, they would pay him back with interest and that the prom- , iso had been kept. The British air forco, ho declared, had had a great deal to do with breaking tho enemy morale. \ Havre, Sept. 30.- (Uavas.t-In ad- , dressing the Belgian army before Its Rejected Proposed Settlement This Morning-\\ on'l Try Single Shift Feoiie, B. C, f>pt. 30.-The postponed irasa ir,e".tin� f>1 the mincif of I-crn!': onr;i, iv:r. held this f-iornino lo coor.idcr tiie pro- Bulgarians Quit Fighting Hand Railroads To Allies posri !,y the fcdo.r.-il and fiovernmcnt authorite nicc.'i^tc re.oumpt:r>n of cn a single ::hifl L;si by the appointrncat of ,-mission to investigate, their report beincj question will again provincial : fjr im-vr,rlr here toi 'owed i oxn I com-Tiid upon ah in i tired the Yin reviewed on this basis. The meeting, after a Ioiiq discussioM, on a standing vote, to a man rejectee' the proposed settlement and the strike still continues. The proposal was that the min ers should return to ivork on the single shift basis to during a P0 days' trial that thry could raise more coal than under the old shift system. to ' o ''I, iiy i'. King Albert iv,' (lie elO'lliy *vit!i til.. hel|i ii-h eoinrader. liniir." said the ! '�>!).i ny falls i .tiered cause 1 I lie t rad i' ions for right and immortal and ip . 'hi thati aptmvl a hi-:iv,' ry consider-ar mat'Tial. it dusk liiis the Germans : i -i of their French and liri "This is the decisr., king. ' Kverywhei I- 1 liaek. Be .vorthy m" :li of our i:nli'|)endencii a:n of our race. I-'oruard Mbeity and for gloii >a-lielgiinu." Helgian and t: unlay and Sunda>. in � lieei) pris'iper.-. Tlcy more than unn gme-. ma calibre, as well a- i '. able qiiantil y of otii.-r v King Albert's for.".; evening w.-re attacking at St. l'ietro on tin-road and at Collimu'i miles west of koulcrv Italians Pursue Koine. Sept. ::o. It. the western wing of the vaiicc 111 .M icedonia ce-.ttiui to mirsne the Bulg.ii i; :.s. retreating toward I l.-tii Tetovo river, says .h" w .statement today. Austrian Attack Repulsed Home, S.'jit. ;',0......N'uiii.'i-oiis Austrian detachments attacked Italian advanced posts ill the Guldicariii valley, west of Lake tJarda Satin day nU-h't. The official statement, from the Italian war i.lTi".' today says that the enemy was driven liack aero. .- the Chle:,i> river. The atateri'iit read.s: "Saturday night In the Guidiearla vnlley numerous hostile Austrian de-taehments, after a violent artillery bombardment over a wide front and after crossing tho Chlese, attacked our advanced posts near Mimon in the Uaono valley The enemy was forced to recro3S the river." TORONTO FIRE Quickly Relieved By "Fruit-a-tives" linilio.s, I', Q. "I snflereil for many veins with terrible 1 ii'ligeslion a v./' 'on\tip'n, A neighbor advised me to t ry "Fritit-a-live\". i did so and to tiie surprise of my doctor, I began to improve ami be a.l-. is.-d me In j on with "/"/";-.o v.\\ii sutler from I ndi'.rest i Cciiistipati.iti or I l".nliii')ie -"Fruit-a-tives'' and you will yet will". ,t;irre.'l it) the new V.'orld-I'ieMiri. Iliady-Made, "His Hoyul Highness.'' and i'd-- strikingly entertaining romance will be shown tonight tit Siarkii.d theatre Air. I;lackv. uhl'h v, ill immensely idetme all id hi; 'riird:- and admirers m thisi is si'.-n m t lie role nf Jar I' j i famous football star who. i i strange set of cireum-j city. Hi ( hri -die tin oiigh stances. becomes tin I-.'uropeaii country, he tio"s Ihrough a exeit iiig experiences . king of a small i In Ibis position great, number of and with true Yankee pluck and ingenuity he comes; nut on top. J Miss Greely is seen in the role of: Princ'-ss Diana of Terresta- a country, ail.tacent m tin- one m which t'lirist-, ie bei-omes the king. : "Mis lioya! Iliglin.sK'' has been! staged in an elaborat" manner. The' cost times are beautiful. The scenic1 effects are tnie([ua!led. I mops lied on id- si 11 nil:i y who were tilling I lie of of'ice In AT THE EMPRESS Cardinal Gibbons, Archbishop of Baltimore. Primate of the Uomiin Catholic Church in the I'niied States, take--, an unalterable position u'ith reference to divorce. "Divorce today is the one grent black spot upon American civilization.'' he said. "It is terrible, unspeakable, outrageous. The number of divorces, in the. I'niied States proportion to the population is lb greatest iii tho world. Think of slain on our esfMtchcoii! "The salvation of society depend the family. The salvation inily depends upon the presorva-ef the marriage bond for nil Dissolve the marriage bond and virtually dissolve society. In one great black spot." nf i Cardinal Gibbons complains, he shown in all lis graphic inly in the William Fox photodra-if social conditions of today, Blindness of Divorce." which that upon the t Ion time. vim "I; u hie1 v. ill | ensi ma i "The of Toronto, Sept., 2S.-Flro breaking out shortly before o'clock this morning practically gutted the milling plant of the Canadian Wood Products Limited, entailing damage estimated at $25,1)00. The cause of the lire is unknown. tin: attraction at the Kmpress tiieatre commencing tonight, Lyons and Moran comedy, and the Latest Current Events. BUY YOUR BABIES' BOOTS AT THE HUDSON'S BAY SHOE SALE Paris, Sept. 30.--The armistice between Bulgaria and the allies was signed tonight, a Saloniki dispatch says. Gen. Frnnchet D'E9pery, the allied commander-in-chief in Macedonia, signed for the allies, and the Bulgarian delcgater, for their government. Instructions have been given by the allied governments to Gen. D'Espery to proceed immediately to the execution of the conditions i of the armistice. j Was Unconditional | London. Sept. 30.- News that : Bulgaria had yielded to the allies' ' terms was received here today. : Renter's stater, that Bulgaria's i �surrender was unconditional. I The Serbian legation received \ announcement of the Bulgarian surrender. No details v.erc made ' known up to two o'clock this af ternoon. j Certain conditions, the Central News says, were submitted by i the Bulgarian government; these, | however, conflicted in no way i with the demands of the allied command, which demands the , Bulgarians accepted uncondition . ally. ! The prompt acceptance-by the I Bulgarian delegation of the terms wis a surprise to the newspapers : and to the public. The expectn- , tion had been that the Bulgarian i envoys, on general principles. j would advance terms of their own I and endeavor to engage in debate ! for a time. The brief and authoritative ', statements iBsued here indicated that the allies had virtually is- | sued an ultimatum to Bulgaria. , Apparently they were firm in 1 their demands. The chief point | now is Germany's action. ' HUNS TO BULGARIA. � London. Sept. 30.-Great masses of German troops are on their way to Bulgaria and will pass through Sofia, so the Bulgarian population will see that forces are being sent to their assistance, according to an Exchange Telegraph Company , dispatch, quoting the Deutsche I Ta,gtG Zeltung of Berlin. j It must therefore be hoped that I the king and the pro-German ele- i ments must be again master of the | situation, Theodore Wolff is quot- 1 ed as writing in the Berlin Tage- j blatt. on Bulgar Front Paris. Sept. ."n.-The announcement Dial an armistice bad been signed with Bulgaria after that conn-tj-y had accepted all the conditions of the allie-'. aroused the keenest imprest iii Paris and the Ftateni'Mii was v.'idelj commented upon here. The announcement followed the re turn of Premier Clemenceau from the front where he inspected the troops and had an opportunity of talking witii Generals Pptain and Pershing on the military situation. The actual suspension of hostilities immediately followed the signing of the armistice, but it is noted that this suspension applies only to Macedonian hostilities against Bulgaria and that it in no way affects hostilities in Macedonia, whore tho allied armies will continue against Austria-Hungary and Turkey and the German contingents sent to that locality. Ferdinand's Ukase Amsterdam, Sept. .10.-King Ferdinand of Bulgaria, at the suggestion ot I the cabinet, has issued an ukase par-donltig At. Staniiiiiiiuisky-. leader of j the Bulgarian .Agrarian party, and j former minister G. llenatiief. leader ; of 'be Si.iiniheoffisi party, says ;i dls-j pa I. eli from Smia. All their political iiiiends. who were seui to prison with | their leaders when Bulgaria entered j the war, also have been pardoned, i Tli" ukase restores nil civil and political rights and particularly the mati-uliii-y of those who were deputies In l parliament. ! Ferdy to Vienna Soon j Paris. Sept. ::n - King Ferdinand of ; lifiUraiiii is expected to reach Vienna ' so.hi. according lo a j (puiting Iuiieshriiek i ' he t wo daughters of ! reached Vienna late ! .' at oil tlia' they exp- to follow ti;em shortly. The two ' prince.--,i- arrived in Vienna nn Snt- Genovu advices. When ' King Ferdinand hi si. week they d their father -liort iy in Vi ur.lay night fioin Sofia, and were met by Holiness y.ita. They brought with them a large quantity of baggage. Had No Instructions Washington. Sept ;pi.-Dominick .Murphy. American consul-general in Sofia, who ; creamery butter is to go to > Great Britain. Off tela I announcement to nada food board. There is shortage of htittor in the Old < Country. The commandeering * starts today and will laat till * Nov. iltli. * i ? i THAT YOU MAY LEND "An evil thing for men and a more, hideous thing for women."- Theodore Roosevelt. Tho hldeousncss of this ags-old problem Is graphically shown Inf the William Fox presentation of "The Blindness of Divorce," Wrlttsn and directed by Frank Lloyd. "The Woman Always P�V�." Also Lyons and Mornn Comedy and Latest Current rTvents. A big ;