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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1918 THE LTTiriBRIDGE DAILY HEEjgyi PAGE FIViEJ Hindenburg Line Smashed on Front of Eight Miles; Bulgarians Are Cut Off BELGIANS GET 300 GUNS With the British Force* In France) Sept. 30.-(By Associated Press). - Belgian troopu In the'r drive north and east of Ypres have captured 300 German guns. British troops in the same area yesterday took 97 guns. Roulers is In peril and the whole of the enetnys communications in Belgium and Flanders, particularly on the Belgian coast, is threatened, SMASH HINDY LINE London, Sept. 30.-(6 p.m.).- The British have cut the Hlnden- THIS WOMAN 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 more than seven months from a displacement and three doctors told mq I would have to have an operation. I had dragging down pains, backache and headaches and could not do my housework. My oi�-ter who had been helped by Lydia 5-1. Pinkhara'a Vegetable Compound asked me to try it I have taken several bottles and 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 what wonderful results they will get from its use."-Mrs. S. J. Semleb, 1660 5th Ave., Troy, N. Y. Women who are in Mrs. Sender's condition should not give up hope or submit to such an ordeal until they have given Lydia E. Pinkhara'a Vegetable Compound a trial. For suggestions in regard to your condition write Lydia E. Pinkbam Medicine Co., Lynn, Mass. The resultof their . 40 years experience is at your service. BUY YOUR BOYS'BOOTS AT THE HUDSON'8 BAY SHOE SALE burg line on a front of eight miles and have penetrated through it to a depth of three mites in flanking operations about St. Quentln. 57 MILES FROM 80FIA London, Sept. 30.-(4 p.m.).- (By Associated Press).^-The British cavalry operating In Bulgaria are approaching Pstrich, where they will cut communications between Seres and Sofia. .Allied airmen are bombing Bulgarian and Austrian magazines and stores and arte only 87 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, chancellor of the exchequer, speaking today at a meeting opening the autumn war savings campaign, said that 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, 8ept 30.-British troops advancing in Belgium today captiired Cheluwe and are now about Jwo miles outside of the Belgian railroad junction at Menin. German communications in the St. Quentin region are under such an intense fire that it is impossible for tho enemy to get any quantity of men or material In or out. The British are In no hurry to clear up the situation about Carabrai and it may be three or four days before they actually take the town. The German communications there also have bPen ruined and they cannot bring in help or take away much material. Hold on Coast Menaced The advance along the British front from St. Quentin north continued through last night and this morning in spite of the fact that a heavy rain was falling. It was Flanders, however, to which the pivot of the battle seemed to have shifted for the moment. This area gained the distinction because of the fact that the gallant little Belgian army, assisted by the British is driving ahead in such a manner as to menace the German hold on the entire Belgian coast as far as Ostend. From Dlxtnude southeastward, a wide wedge has been driven in the enemy positions and at last reports the allied forces wore within less than, two miles of the railway junction of Routers. Realizing that the ground from which they are being thrown is in valuable to them, the Germans are now resisting heavily and have thrown in four divisions, at l^ast of reserves Your Portrait for Overseas If you are thinking of sending your portrait to your boy at the front now is the time to have it taken. We have, some excellent styles and mounts suitable tor this purpose. ALLISON'S PORTRAIT STUDIO BALMORAL BLOOK Twelve Days on 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. Who was a guost of the British and French governments on visits to the British, Canadian and French fronts in'France and Belgium,\ will tell the story of his trip through these war torn countries. There will also be a short Musical Programme ADMISSION - - 5Qc Tickets obtainable at: Red Cross Drug Co., Mask Hodley Drug Co., Consumers' Hardware, Y.M.C.A., or from any member of the Women's Civic Club. PROCEEDS ARE TO.M USED TO PROVIDE CHRI8TMA8 PARCELS FOR OUR SOLOIER8 OVERSEAS. opposite the Belgians alone. One of these divisions contained elements of the 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 the infantry. As an instance, one British battery advancing to a certain ridge found a German battery still firing from a point only 000 yards away and in plain Bight. The gunnerw laid on each other over open sights and the German battery waft finally, put out of action. One British division has advanced more than sevon miles in 24 hours over a country studded with defenses the Germans believed to be impregnable. CAPTURE ROULERS SOON London, Sept. 30.-The capture" of the Belgian railhead of Roulers, northeast of Ypres, Imminent. This would prove a serious Iobh to tho Germans as it is an important communication centre. The Germans facing the British and Belgian attack are not fighting as well as the allies expected. ) Big German Retirement French Headquarters on the Aisne, Sept. 30.- (Reuter's).-The Germans have begun a retirement from the important Laffaux-Malmaison plateau from which the Chemins-des-Dames runs eastward to Craonne and -thtf sources of the Ailette. As the result of Gen. Mangin's advance Saturday the entire Maimaison plateau and the western end of the Chemin-des-Dames for about ' 1500 yards are in possession of the French. After fighting desperately for weeks to retain the approaches of the hms-slf of St. Gobain and Laon, the enemy is abandoning them. This group of heights for four years has formed the central pillar of the German line in France. The strategy of Marshal Foch compelled tho enemy, as it did on the Marne, to withdraw his centre before the allied, attacks on the north and the east forced him to move back 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. 30.-Charevo, east of JVeles, and six miles from the Bulgarian border, has been captured by the Serbians and the retreat of the Bul*| garian troops has been cut off, says the Serbian official statement of Sunday. More than 700 prisoners and 20 guns were captured at Charevo. The statement reads: "By a bold manoeuvre in the region north of Plachkovitsa range we have taken Charevo and cut off the retreat of the Bulgarian troops. At this place we took more than 700 prisoners and 20 guns. "On the western front, the enemy tried with 10 regiments to defend St. Nicholas, but bur strong attacks compelled him to abandon his positions." We are now 10 kilometres north of St. Nicholas. In the direction of Us-kub, Serbian and French troops have taken the dominating heights on the left bank of the Pcheya. . Cambral Useless to Huns London, Sept. 30.-{1.40 p.m.).-(By Associated Press).-Pushing the Germans hard on the front north of the Aisne, the French today haye reached-the Oise-Aisne canal, reports from the battlefront show.' They.are progressing along the Chemin-des-Dames toward the east and the enemy is retreating behind the Ailette. The fall of Cambrai is imminent, but this place already is virtually useless to the enemy. , The same statement applies to St. Quentin. With the fall of these .two towns, the enemy will be compelled to effect a complete re-adjustment of his entire line between the, Scarpe and the Oise. Congratulates King Albert -London, Sept. 30.-Field Marshal Haig has telegraphed to the king of the Belgians: "At the close of the most successful day for the allied armies on the western front, I beg to offer,your majesty and the Belgian army the heartiest congratulations of myself and all ranks u> the magnificent results achieved today under your majesty's, supreme command." Paying Them Back , London, Sept. 30.-In. his speech at the Guildhall today Chancellor Bonar Law said it had been promised that if the enemy continued to bombard defenseless towns, they would pay him back with interest and that the promise had been kept. The British air force, he declared, had had a great deal to do with breaking the enemy morale. Havre, Sept. 30.-(Havas.)-In  addressing the Belgian army before its Rejected Proposed Settlement This Morning--Won't Try Single Shift Fernie, B. C, Sept. 30.-The ^ postponed mass meeting pf the miners of Fernie union wai "held this morning to consider the proposal by the federal and provincial government authorities for immediate resumption of work here on a single chlft basis followed by the appointment of a royal commission to investigate, and upon their report being submitted the question will again be reviewed on this basis. The meeting, after a long discussion, on a standing vote, to a man rejected the proposed settlement and the strike still continues. � 8 The proposal was that the miners should return to work on the single shift basis to show during a 60 days' trial that they could raise more coal than under the old shift system. Quickly Relieved By - "Fruit-a-tives" Rocho.v, P, Q. "I suffered for many years with terribleIndigestionand Constipation. A neighbor advised me to try "Fruit-a-tives,". I did so and to tho surprise of my doctor, I began to improve .and he advised me to go on with "Fruit-a-tives". I consider that I owe my life to "Fmit-a-tiVes" and I want to say to those who suffer from Indigestion, Constipation or Headaches - try "Fruit-a-tives" and you will get well". , CO-RINK GAUDREAU. 50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size 2Dc. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-u-tires Limited. Ottawa. Bulgarians Quit Fighting Hand Railroads To Allies ? CREAMERY BUTTER IS COMMANDEERED attack Saturday morning. King Albert asked his soldiers to drive the enemy from the Belgian coast with the help of their French and British comrades. "Thi� is the decisive hour," said the king, "liverywhere Germany falls back. Be worthy of the sacred cause of our independence and the traditions of our race. Forward for right and liberty and for glorious and immortal Belgium." Belgian and British troops, on Saturday and Sunday, took more than 9000 prisoners. They also captured more than 200' guns, some of a heave calibre, as well as a very considerable quantity of other war material. King Albert's forces at dusk this evening were attacking the Germans at St. Pietre on the Roulers-Menin road and at Collinmolenholk, 2Vi> miles west of Roulers. Italians Pursue Bulgars Rome. Sept. 30.-Italian troops on the western wing of the allied advance in Macedonia continued Sunday to pursue the Bulgarians, who were retreating toward" Uskub along the Tetovo river, says the war office statement today. Austrian Attack Repulsed Rome, Sept. 30.-Numerous Austrian detachments attacked Italian advanced posts in the Guidicaria valley, west of Lake Garda Saturday night. The official statement from the ItalHan war office today says that the enemy was driven back across the Chiese river. The statement reads: "Saturday night in the Guidicaria valley numerous hostile Austrian detachments, after a violerit artillery bombardment over a wide front and after crossing the Chiese, attacked our advanced posts near Manon in the Daone valley. The enemy was forced to recross the river." AT STARLAND Carlyle Blackwell and Evelyn Greely are starred in the new World-Picture Brady-Made, "His Royal Highness," and tin's strikingly entertaining romance1 will be shown tonight at Starland theatre. Mr. Blackwell appears in a romantic role which will immensely please i all of his friends and admirers in this i city. He is seen in the role of Jack ! Christie, a famous football star who. I through a strange set of circum-; stances, becomes the king of a smali ; European country. In this position ' � so THA MAY AT YOU LEND "An evil thing for men and a more hideouV'thiing for womsn."-i Theodore Roosevelt. The hfdeousness of this ags-oid problem Is graphically shown Irs the William Fox presentation of "The Blindness of Divorce." Written and directed by Frank Lloyd. "The Woman Always PaVs." . /,.��.��� Also Lyons and Moran Comedy and latest Current Events. A big �how. 1 ?6200035 ;