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BEND NEWS-TI MES thf: vr.T'TT. AFTERNOON J-i EDITION ! V T ' V V V -bt :, -v. i ; . ; -I! VOL. XXXV, NO. 222. VinE TELEOTt A mir FERVirC. I'AY AND MHUT FILL I.KAED SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 1918. WTU ALL THF LO'WT, NEW. .4 n k ws iw vf.k Knr: the homf PRICE TWO CENTS n n 1 " "9 fn.n in 7 fD)flPü ! Ü i u u ir n n r n n rr Amr r rri vnrrvan 1 II II IrawM iLlPd II m mm i! Ill J U Ii U K$ kJ) uj La Ü U vr! n irnni ü du iMni ü ro fir POP .iü u y u& imwi mit ffü MW ill U(Ü JÜ FILES SUIT FDR 'POSSESSION' OF IIS 01 WIFE Ralph Cushman Alleges Bride's Parents Tricked Her Away From Him Appeals to Court. Ralph ruhnnn of t h i f city i ivanf pos.edori his bide, . p rl he want her urflciently to a.k the St. Joseph pupenor court to give him possession of her. Fa turd ay mrring Mr. Ci:mr,an filed habeas corpus proceedings for ,ovv-jon of hi wife. In his mm plaint. he alleges that he and Irene hultz re married Tuesday. Auk .. ;inl that so.m after the parent of hl bride trickel her a ', a y from him and will pr,t e en nllnw him to ommunic 3 ?e with her over the tele. P hniic .! Parr-nt Trick-! llr. The ft. nip! lint sus that soon af ter Mr. and Mr Cuhnnn were married, the wife's parents, Joseph and Martha Schultz, h2'2 K,i5fmrht st , called Mr. Cushman on the telephone and fold her that her Mir.t.hpr wa very Mr. f'uhninn further alleges that the parents r.f Mr.. fii'hmin hirterl opposed thejr daughter's nirrlapo. Then after Mrs. i"'ishmnn hid .inswfld the tall from her parents, i hey r"fi;e.J to allow her to return r hr hub, nd. unlawfully re. vtninin r her at h-r parents" ho?ie the eompalint say?. The complain ;ipt further s.iv? that he ht; .at tempted tepeiledlv o c,et hl" I f --n t!: le'eph tie, hut he has leer. : !1 I I i e t A d o . U. S. Surgeon Gen. Gorgas Says Empyema is Robbed of Its Greatest Danger. WASIUNWiN'. Aug. 1 .- The -;;e of empvema. the d.v a- of :h" ; ' : ti fcr which .isu :n ed tlv jm o- i"!ion-- of ar pi de nie in the t:.i:n- can.ps and a n t on m e !i t s li-' !n?r with a l.i! " nisni'"': 'f ' ith. h. -t-i heey; ,-''t'lMIIl ;Hld t h method" of t r 1 1 m r, t e.t.i Iih- !. Surweov ;-n i;nr;.i n nojr.ce !. V t i'itor i if .it a v. oth"1!" twr. '. :' i .:nn!ar eptd mi.- -ho'ild attai-k i M ,, ! :n t r; i n in o i v, " the , . i i n e n i e n t ;d. 'it i . efta tn i : t the ' i ei m jfiiiTiil v .1 Me t.i p e wn! ' ri'":s -pr-a tl 1 i w H! , . ,!,,. o t! t )- d.--ae of i: -. ! I : - it.iPLrr." ,pw,..,v , a f I-- 1 ; . J . i an w!i.!i a'tn-k rh- !'. ru ' r-- r. e n : ' :". w: t!i th' t, ". of a ' i , 1 ' : 'S to . hf -.r-- t'd h-r- ' iau-f .'(h Tlio '.: !. , - . r pre :'T'', I" ; tri 1 p f ' 1 T ' -ta !"! - ; ! . H T' d v,pi t ! P: 1 " - n ' 1 '" 1 1 ' "J . op - i a n h tl-o.J .!;rt ;t. A"m r---ed;.-C pei-;--'h'ir.Cll a i'f !. i on . - ;d a a T1 p I.e.-, V e - ' a ' ! 1 - r ' . 1 ' e.ir'v c "Ml i M ' Oi e f ''.( : - a ? ; i ; 1 ' , a -. - -'s f-- i ;u the -f,i i r ' k w i o .ckt5 The r . w t . f re ir o ! n ; ? h e it..' anp: F.o: MEN SINK 11 N DESTROYER Attack Vessel Northwest of 7nnhrimfto in tho North Sea. :."T'"'N Aug. r ' v , n Her m a I -t ., , i pirthMt il of 7.ee ; J -'I o .- v . , ; i , ;"" r -j I i p ; CAN NOW COMBAT LUNG DISEASE; British 1917 Successes Pale in Comparison With 1918 Fighting i;v nvr M.;mrr. iDtern.jtinnal n Seri e: LONDON. Au?. 10. The hero;c hattie of the Hritish army dur ink" the last half of 1 r 1 7. includins: th1 battle.', of Camhrai, the third hattle of Vpies. the battle of Menin road, of r.roodFtnde and of Pas ehendaele. would loom up Import antly in any survey of the pa.t year's tiKhtinir on th western front but for one rei?on: They do not compare in any sene with the ticht- :nc: ?ince March 21. 1 1 1 . The yprinc: f 11" the he- Kinnin of the allied offensive ajainn Herrnnny, hut the thine: mis carried almost from the start, and after it was f-een that there was nothing more n !. expected fiom Russia, the "zrerjt offensive" of the allies found itself diverted into a number of smaller battles. where o casionaily some L'00,rno men were employed on either side. Some .12. r.f.n prisoners were taken by the Hritish in eight of their thrusts ajrain.'t the Herman lin between August 1. 1 r 1 T , and the close of the year, and important postions were won, hut the successes s ere only tactical. Thlnl Rattle of Ypro. Th third battle of Ypres hecrnn July KdT, and continued until Au'U.-t 10, atain breaking out An zut lt, the British crossins the Yer canal, taking nine villages r.r. l ".122 prisoners. When the hattl was renewed, .ne. 1.. I-aniremarrk was taken he.i1es 2.1 1 more pris oners. Meanwhile the Canadians on the Len sector attacked and cap tured Mill No. 70. took f0fi prison- erv and n.aintained their portions a-;iinsf f"o -ovinter attacks. Th: w,i on A'icust 1.". The Krenrh on August 2 ft, at tackinff on an 11 -mile front at "er dun, reraptuted about two-thirds of the cmund whi'"li the rrown princ"s atmv liad won in months of slauch ter. The action, lartin a wee!;, started on A't2iit 2. resulting in The cipture of !.2"'0 prisoners. The hsef action in September. trl7. was in the battle of Menin road, which hean September 2ft. the oVitert helnc to loosen the Her man zrip on the coast. Following an cilit hours' bomlrdmenf the F.rifi-h adanerl o.- an eicht-mil front from Holleb ke to Iance marck. raptunnr a half-den im portant positions and ttkln 2.2 4" pl!ine:-s. Si dA later the battle wa rctif ril. more prisoners hems hacked. Tlie battle wa im portant for the reason that i' show ed t)ie - 1 p posd 1 y jn 'u 1 n e j a b' e ' ,e,-Tt'.a it stem of t-en'h.. with pill boxes, ha Me - e. Siuat'o rf OcloK!1 I 'ii tot.e; , I !" 1 7 . reinforr e.l c-uld be mi. w hen '. i- .is!.-: ortok the Itahans. both the Fr-r.-b a'd the Hritsh srorei n-iteworthv s ,i , e"-e 1 in t. 4 a vf it vfvii.'.'le '.ein or, i front of ei'ht nii'o nn the Paehendaeie Fidue. s e i ' 1 d e du: mi; f: oTTt. an art. lal'e, the battle o' rood- pe-hips the luvst important th' vrir t.n the Fritish Th'- tersnan had planned ' k for ; m . but the p,r;t. is'fi launched their offensive an hour enlier. shafte'-ed three enem di- VESLE RIVER YANKS EXTEND LINE NORTH OF Capture Fismetto With 100:1" "A'n of Flc ' no-?hPrn German Prisoners Hun Attacks Repulsed. VA IIIAllV H. WAMX I'te plt' ,, r '.'i.r WiTH THK AMKP.h'-AN All.Mi "V THK MSNK-VKSI.K KK N" i s p I.- . V .; The Amt- :,'.tr tu.liüt p.i I ! v w a i i m : : l . 1 t o a p i .. m .i.lr)lillt. V-i.ra.'i.llii.. llw.... . . 1 U I . e . ! . ; I . 1 1 . t I II i 1 Ii ' ! I 1 I U.t.o . l!ie 1 1 i i ; ll e I II x . !'' o ' I ' i i!ii-' t . ; r i a i-aptiiie-l i'l-in. h. 1 (!"U:. Ill p I . - - ' 1 . I ' Ti.- -apture Kismet e. a . ft"." - .bur-, "f Kw-v i n th ; per of the 't . wit a r. - (';'"."', k-- tie t'rer;- h w i o ;.. ' ' - i t -. sr b I ii. r- I - Ar. r, --, l art;' r v ision. broke up four others and took 4.4 4 f, prisoners, while Canad ians took ".000 prisoners. The French, on October attacked northeast of Soissons on a six-mile front cm the Aisne, from Yauxillop to la Royere, piercinc the enemy's line four miles and takins: M.foio prisoners. On October fl the British took I'oelcappelle and 2. ": prison ers and made some sacht cams with heavy attacks in the Ypres sector Octorer 2 2. 2 and .'H, Canadian i t Victory. On Now the Canadian won their preif ictcry. capturinc Fassehendaele Ride. for whih the I?ritish had been battlinc for month" Hindenhurs hid ordered the place to be held at all costs and if taken to be recaptured. The a mdians held the ridire until the re cent hammer blows. No ember al so saw the British speeds, which was partially diminished hy a sur prise counter-stroke, at Cambrai. The Third British army, under Sir Julian Rynsr n Nov. 2" launched its drive without artillery preparation on an ei-ht-mile front, smashed the Hindenburcr line, al most reachinc the outskirts of th important railway center of Cam hrai and fakinc s.arin prisoners the first dav. The battle continued lft days, prisoners Feine increased to !l,röl. while puns were taken. The fleepest advance war reven miles. But on Nov. ."0 the Hermans delivered a tremendoU? nttack neaint Fyncr's army, niminc to cut ! off from the rert of the British forces. The Hermans suc ceeded in recoerinc about half of the cround BynCs army had won. Some 2rtf,'oe Oerman bayonets were in th: attack, which hid spent itr fury in a week. Iro";rr- in Meovfnmin. Ihirinc the pas' f;ir tlie Brit ish hae made considerable progress in Mesopotamia and Palestine, cap turing Jerusalem Tec. 0. 117. while the allied armies from the Adriatic to the Acean have prevent ed the Hermanie allies from gam ins control of the Mediterranean. It is necessary to keep thi waterwav open, for athewtse Ftrypt and India would he at the mercy of Teu tonic invasion. The armies of thi east, in Hreece, Palestine and Meso potamia, therefore, p a very im portant role In the world war. for without thesM obstacles Herrn my could obtain all the cot'on. oils, wheat and other supplies that her population and industries so ore!y need So far the British have won mote than a third of Palestine from the Turks, their successes be;nc rapid since Bersheba whs occupied and l.snn prisoners taken Oct. :'. 1 . I'M 7. Tn Mesopotamia the Brit:h have advanced about 1 "'(" miles up the Tisri-4 and Fuphrafes since cap turinc Bajrdad. and have made some progress toward the north of Mit. capturinc more than l-.nnn prisoners. Purine Januarv. February and the rust half of March only small actiot s occurred on the w-estern front, the British preparing for he Herman drive which was launched with unprecedented fury March 21 the bombardment with attacks. a'.I of which were repulsed Meatier are elle. The Herman "heavies'" were ac l.ve acamt various cross. r. ads a n vir.aces in the rear of the ,a,ll:ei lines between Braines and Rhemi-. the chief c nnornde brine dire ted .a ,:!; the I'rnh m the Brunne.--V rnt; cannonade bv A me rjra n and t-rei ch batteries preceded the c ccev.rful attar k wh'ch required in The American en- our-tered ii't!" rvM.VT'f. although s.-ne (ermns ere VtUe.j in hand to hand ftrht ;rc and a number nt wot: n tied fl" 'n an- wer t.aken prisone'- K.Hlc-s AnniluiaKil. l.ate Thur1a y ntirht - .t (Germans . , iin-i--. a lieutenant tried to ascer tain vJiat ;iif A !!vi:c,i:i e , jo in; :n I rie I'.., . h-- r--'i.ii The ' ...... - r. iü.ii i-d. 'I vv 1 1 f (he I ; r ! 1 1 1 , I Wrl- ullled, volu'- With t! e ba '. C. n.-t . ,a -i, v'. v i "i v ie tu-l.r. g ' 1 O ! i ' I t e p. ,! ;i t , Weir r.l pt UCed. T Herman ;ip 'i in-s were ho: -i-vr r- '.:. A ni-r;i'.i r. "i Thurs- ! iv. VCh 'tr T. e w e i - r r a .-to-jd to. r. a ' r, ,-n. , t Y o c ' r. , r- r r- . I - Orr p 1 1 c . . 1 . . r. ! r 'he a n . J- i j o c .r. r- MID HUN BASE WITH BIG D Ham, 18 Miles From Present: Line, under Fire Allies Take 250 Guns From j the Enemy. I Jpternifi"-ml .New Service: IVI0 Aiur. in. ti:Z2 a. in. Tin GcnvMt rc-treat con -tinno over tin lulo Ii"anly frtnt. Hani is Ikmii; NMiibardod with a hoavy (ktiiuui million, whlcli va taken from tho enemy. It is a millimetre ie,e. So far cruiis li.ae lxen mptuml from the ftennan. Ham is approximately IS 1-t Hillen from the prc-ent (ihtius. ! 11Y ril.NK ClIAItlTON. j American troops are now addin;; their blows to the smashinc thrusts I of the Hritish and French on thn I Picardy fron. j News that Americans are flshtine Jwith the Briti.-h in the new -ount-, er offensive came out throuph nf jfici.il channels today for the first time. The Americans are encaced on the northern part of the richtlnc J zone, between the Somme and ' Ancr riv ers. This district is Im mediately south of Albert. Retreat Continues. The Herman retreat continues over the whole r.fi-rnile front from ithe Ancre to the zone Just south of j Montdtdier. j The French have extended their i operations southward. entering i Montdidier. j The double Mows of the French I to the north and south of Montdi 'dier carried their lines forward a ! distance r.f more than three miles j and Montdidier itself had been ; "pocketed " I 'ast numbers of Herman prison ers are bein taken. The British I war office today put the number at (more than 24.eOO and the captives iare still Mreamlne in. j V,ie capture of 11 more villages I wa reported hy the British and .French war office today and the al lird armies are still coinc forward in their headlonc advance. over , eominc all resistance , Rhot Iosllir:i Thre tencd. "n the northern end of the front , tbe Herman pivot position at Al ! bert is threatened with capture while ithe allied advance cuards are al ! most In Chaulnep. an important (junction on highways on the efn , ter. i The fchtinc was expected to take I on frefh violence today with the I Hermans counter-attackir?. hut at no point have the retlrinc invad jfrs hern able to make a successful j st a nd. j The allied infantry. sipnorteH. b I fleet of tanks and swarm of air I plane and artillery, is weepire forward in the wake of the swuft ; lv movlnc a v a lry j It is unoftfcinllv estlirsated thnt about 2'o annon have been cap- ; tured from the Hermans, some of which have been turned acainst b,e enemy. The Herman base at Ihm ; s : i n t e ire from a ! ineh ca n- CUn wh'.ch the all'ed forces , tured. Hollr! nark 1 . Mile. The third day of the nvr drive i found the Herman rolled hack to a maximum depth rf T-n5vt Mr h po;r,t of the al':er" deepec idvar.ee The Herman are pnw abut ?.0 mile from Am'.ens Advance.d e'epienr of allied ftoopt. are .ai:a-iv eastward nf , 'ha uines n'f of b,e bsr ar.-l nicke: iMsht"! was made b the French thi n.i-niau uhfii tbe wete unorh-a !!v I r( - -I lr,t t- tl in.-d fi'.r lliile-.-1 v; h.l - I i ...!! liea t of AU-utdi- lirl . The f l-'ll-i-'ll i'f I .1 e i' -l .Uloli- - a- .w i i ' ill-la. ted Tr.it t!. ;-t. !,' , , Ü V tl 1 e III I V MH-II - ' e tl d M 1 : I ll" w a v f i o i i : he i -ei- -uth nf A:i"i ,t-i tVte A i r Vew'ie front I wa il.e la-e ;n the M'n.. the Amenta".' e p f rv i o The b.g p:h" w s s-.cn d bi oor irp--riri on ,'pe ") " r! " " T '! o ' ch o ri pt'j i r ' ? ' ' - i n i a d . h:zh cro-r. 1 '.as' r.:cht Local Boards Get Calls For 1 72 Men To Leave Aug. 26 Falls tor a. total of 172 men from the city and ounty for Auer. 2 divide, between the three draft boards, were re ceived Saturday morning. The o.iiota of the county board is 4 5 men, 13 for Camp Sherman, and 32 for Camp 'ust er. praft board No. Fs call is for II men to be sent to Camp .Sherman. The call for draft hoard No. 2 is for 11? men. 2$ to he sent to Camp Sherman, and to Camp Custer. The draft board officials do not believe that it will he nec essary to all any of the new registrants in order to make up this quota. However, the calls recehed Saturday morninsr, it is believed, will take all the men in clas one of the onsinal draft. State Committee Will Hold Open Sessions in South Bend Aug. 15. Headed hy Chairman Fred Van ; Nnys. the democratic state commit- I tre. accompanied by the democratic; f.tate candidates, will arrive in ?outh j Kend Thursday morninc. Auc. 15 Various sessions will be held dur- ' insr the day. commencing at l:",n in j the afternoon and closinc with a ! meeting: at o'clock in the evening at the Flks' temple which will be ' A-holly informal and open to any! who may wish to attend. Heretofore all the various state ! political organizations invariably ; held their meetinKs in Indianapolis, j The state democratic oreanization J however desirinc to come into! closer touch with the people of all! the sections of the tat, inaupur- ; atei the plan th year of holding i ltu meetings in each of the IX dis-I tri et. Tn accord with the itinerary planned bv the committee, Thürs Jit- is tho dav tet anflrt for the stale meeting at South Bend. j Incidentally, this meetinsr will of- ; ficially open the local political cam- pais;n. and an inviting program has ! been arranged for the evenine meet- Inc. tri be featured by an address by ("onprt-s-man Henry T'arnhart who , comes directly from U'ashington to South Hend on that day to meet I with the state committee. .lulia Iatulpr to Sak. Short talks will likewise be made by eeral of the visiting delegation.' amonc them beins Julia ll. lenders, chairman of the women's division of j the democratic state committee, j Miss lenders i a democratic en-' thusiast. ,ie has made a number of talks throughout the state during the year, her subject -einir the sphere within which the women of the state can direct their energies tow-ard the support of Pres't Wilson and hi policies In addition, the ioal committee ha made arrangement for a pa triotic musical program as another feature of the evening. Accompany ing several members of tne deeza tion are their families, Hn I nrrane" ments will be made n th-at the wnnrn of the citv atter ding the meeting may meet them. The afternoon n"".irr will be -al'ed .at 1 : e o!nrli at 'he er hote.!. Th'.1 i to he an informal exe cutive sss;on open to a!! who mav wish to attend. Primarily, it will 1e. a getting together of the prec;nct and mwnh;p chairmen and the state i-ommittee At the ciose of the afternoon meeting, the visitor will be taken; about the city and Mihawaku in au. t t ornotü'.e. nrninPDHTG m i f V Ulm J Ml ! OPEN CAMPAIGN I it,imim:kv sinti-: .ll'LV IH nT., .1T.IMM tli t-M l..l I I'-:: I I e-. -rO. : . M" X. Aug. --Today' "rr-:ti a n noun-e;r,ent that Her man prisoners ecee i ? 4 . " 1 ba-i '-.rep taken snre Aug . ,.rr.c the ? c a 1 n j m b ' " of Hcr mars a ptured "t- . Tu'v 1. t o - h 4 r 7 a r, r, :115 airplanes ELEVEN VILLA6ES ME ! DOWNED IN ONE padt ocn rqnS OftY'S FIGHTING mm m im :66 German Machines Destroy ed Or Driven Out of Con ! trol and 50 British Are Missing. ; Internatienil New Service; j LONDON, Auc. to. One i hundred and fifteen German and British airplane were downed in one dav's tlirhtinc in the air J and five German observation ; balloons were shot down in ; flames, according to an official ; communique on aviation, issued i here tods v. Forty-eieh. Herman machines were destroyed and IT others were driven out of control Fiftv Hritish mach'nrs were -e- r . British airmen rendered splendid ! cooperation with the infantry at the openinsr of the hisr counter offensive on the Picardy front on TVti rc.-1 i a ' Planes were ued for supplying I the advanced troop. with amm'inl j tlon during the fichtinc. The airmen assisted the tanks also. Official Staietnent. I The text, of the otf.cial statement reads: i "On Auc. S our airplane squad rons cooperated with other arms on . the .battle front throughout the day. "The line reached bv our attack t inc infanfy was reported by our ; contact airplanes. "Th positions of the hntn artil j lery in action and columns of Her ' man infantrv and transport on the march were sicnalled to our by our artillery machines "Other Machine supplied our ad vanced troops with ammunition from the air. "Pooperf tion with the t.an'c was rarried out systematically. "Our machines assisted the tank crews with information, attacked Herman stronc points and other enemy opposition with bombs and machine run fire "Smoke lonibs dropped, alonp the line of the r advance, which helped to conceal h approach of the tank?! i from tbp V- Our contact machine-, w-orkins with the cavalry, rendered valuable serv ice . Tau Itaio- Purine Ilotroat. "Flyine "ow in fron of our ad ancinc lin. our f-ehtins: suuadrons shot at atid 1'ontt'ed the enemy dur inc his retreat, causinc havoc anions the masses of hostile troops and transports on the roads .onsested with traffic Our bombing -s-iuadron. flying a , few hundred feet above the ground, attacked trains, railway junctions i and bridges. "Forty-eiht hostile machines ar recorded a detrove-l bv our air planes and IT others were in am0i. - Fiftv of our machines are micinL. Most of thete oAsualtis vere due to ! f re from the ground. "One of our nicht flving machines failed to renirn !trili lle-vilv rwTnfoI. "Op Aug. ü our airnven r ontfrued thejr work of cooperation wi'h Frit ih infantry, artillery. a'.alrj' and j tanks on the batt'e front. "Herman troops and transports acin were attacked wi'h bombs and machine gun f,re from a low al : titude wheneer .a uitale targe? of fered itself. "The brige over the .omrpe ' -ner wer heavtlv bonbed both bt day nnd by ntrh!. front acti'utv in h air ha brrn cligh hut the orr5;nar' wo'k n' he hotogra hny. reconnaissance arid nheervation souad'on has been car ried on.' FIND FOOD HOARDED RV PVANVlLl f FAMILY 01 V rHI.Ml-! KVANSVll.l.K In. t .and l-'if. (iiiilnlx of ...Kai K-it- fo.,lid .11 the nttlc a' Mi- h-m" .f I ' - i -. .Ti -!'. Iii. 1 fl I r ! r- !o.;,iV V i l r- t i I; .a : rji rt li'1 b t f.e ':'' :' i! f -od ' ad mir. i-t ' .i t-u rai ..a,-t h'e-s Germans Now Forced Back Out of Range of Paris-Amiens Railroad. Retreat Mav Extend Behind Somme International News errire I LONDON (12:55 p. m.), -Ui ! 0. Allied t:-T hv 'entered Montdidier on the southern eivi of the Pi:;irdy j front, it was learned by the International New- Service thi afternoon. The French attacked at t o'clock :hi- niorniiu jon a 1 6-mile front between Montdidier :md the Aie river, ! advancing four miles in the tirst 5ix huir. One hundred imore German guns were captured. ' At 10:30 o'clock this morning the F::ench line w.i s.iid to extend from Faverolles past Piennes. Relict. Cm illy. , Ressons sur Matz and Vißnenmn:. Of the 24,ooo prisoners captured, 7'0. -A-erc tnken hy I the French. The British line at () o'clock this morning -a-:is reported to extend through the sectors ot Dernancourt. Tailles won.i, Chapilly, Proyart, Lihons, Meharicourt, Kuer.y. pnuchoir, Boussicourt and Gratibus. OUT OF RANGE OF RAILROAD, j The fall of Montdidier has forced the Germ;m back out i of ii n range of the Paris-Amien? railway. ; Chaulnes junction is bein.i; shelled by the allies .md ('-a-inadian cavalry forces arc hampering the removal c, Gei iman stores. Chaulnes is now useless to the Germans. The developments may force the Genr,;m ! ;e:reat all Uhe way behind the Somme. The total number of gun captured irom the Germans is I now put at 3oo. The maximum intantry advance, er :n mile- ot the front, is 1 2 miles. I 1 1 1 1 e r n 1 1 i o r. h 1 New- r i LONDON, Auc. lo. More ii;a:i : ;.oo.. ( icrnian c:i-ner ! have been capuire.i siruv the A :i .v: I '-French ewwer :) c: -iv- aa 'opened in Picardy n Thtirsda;. m"rn;:u. -h-? '-?r -" ;c ;r::in ,-ccd j today. ; The presence of American :;iai; in lc dir. e ,o :;i.i.:e k!tvt: 'fur the first time tojav when the '.!: n;:;ee .ree.i h 1 1 Amer- icans and Encli-h achieved a vacce hefeen t.e v um nie and ! Ancre rivers on the northern part f the Imh.tin ?r.nt. Morlancourt and the hkh -round .di!heeat '!:e : a r e;e ; captured by British and Americans during :he . . --ar ot i lice report nl stated. ADVANCE IS CONTINUING. The allied advance ha continued aloy.- tee . l- rr-m i Montdidier to the Ancre. French success on the -.wtnerr. en.: r ;e "i'te:. ;. e ne r-5' i threaten the German hold -n Won iiaie-. The villages of l.e Trenaue. ie Prete;. in: - ti'v.ih'er.. a!! ! in the Montdidier sector, have been captured n . w b-ench. Autralian and (r.adian troop : capturing tive more vill.ice-. The I lahon Kainecourt ana Prnva::. TEXT OF OFFICIAL STATEMENT. 1 The text of he otiicial statement r. The ailied advance Continues a km- tde : n4 f'-m Wontdidier to the Ancre. "The number of pri-one: in -.an e j-v : '-'i'"1. "The French have captured l.e Thor, an e;. . ! rn": - - i .':. ivillers and nn-v threaten W--r.t.1:dier. '"Canadian and Australian tro'p ha e ;en :-,. W?aari- eourt. I.ihon?. Paincc urt and F'rovart. 44 American and F::; :t tioop- acitieve.: .:ce ee:t the Somme an i the Ancre. Morlancourt and h:;h -rotini r.. y-e "aea captured during th.e nicht b1 A ncln-American ror.p- FRENCH REPORT GAINS IN MONTDIDIER REGION. PAR15. Auc Wor.tdid'cr ' French according tn the cmmu-dque ;;;.:e: by to ' dav. '-hich chronicled a ir'he' advance r. i t-e e r'-tr -f sev eral more villas. Gainv -vere made b the F-e:::h r.-M n r. and -i.t" W-nt- didier. North ot Montdidier tee brenc': c.pt .ed in: -:c n't. To the -ouh .! Won'dnlu- . c F-encr e c :e: . : t- ; re -court ; and Astin iller. rea.hiru Faveroii- , , n: ' e.t of ' Wonted dk-: ; The te vt oi ti:e comm. .;.iq.,r f -11 : i "French tr"-r- -uvrat:;: :: -h- r;.:i:t ' e -n ee (in Picard I continued ther -;,eee- :u:in; F: hr e. en?-.v- .md la 5 1 , niK' i:t. ; "The F'enen made 'er- re ea e . -.--A.c; .-.d c inhered : iJavencourr. ( I).t encoi:rt bo-;- three - - d a ' Vr-.t-.: f.-van! are o',;c ' " 1 f ' I I 1 ! r bee-- ' ;- :rv..e on the eente: t -er - 'C'- 'hi" t P Ml i i ll..".....'. As:3inv:i;crv ant r.ivc r 3 -i - 4 r c r, .- ; , v, n e .