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The fall of Relentlessly the allies are press ing back the armies of the German Crown Prince within the pocket be tween Soissons and Rheims. Allied capitals would not be Summary of War Conditions A Review of the Events of the week in the World War Friday, July 26 Ville Montorie, a little more than five miles south of Soissons, has been taken by the French and Americans, while further south they have cap tured and swept on to the eastward of the town. Between the Ourcq and the Marne. the Americans are pressing hard against the enemy's lines and have taken the southern half of La Fere forest, which brings them up to about four miles directly south of the vital town of Fere-en-Tardenois. The capture of Ville Montoire and Oulchy^le-Chateau seems to show that General Mangin, while keeping up his pressure all along the German lines, is able to concentrate large forces at vital points, the loss of which is menacing to the Germans. Oulchy-le-Chateau takes from the Germans the pivot upon which their retirement further south has been swinging. Its loss to the enemy, who defended it sternly, is a serious blow. surprised if the situation changed suddenly and most favorably for General Foch. Caught as within a vise the Ger mans are struggling at the height of their strength to stay the steady pres sure but aparently to no avail. The Specials For Saturday & Monday East Broadway French and Americans are advancing in a northeasterly direction from Chateau Thierry and north from the Marne while the British and French push forward northwestward up the Arde toward Fismis and the Vesle. From east to west at the height of the pocket is now but 21 miles, the enemy having been forced back something like 16 miles since General Foch launched his counter offensive. The German lines of communication are almost gone and the allies are striking with force and moving rap idly toward the two most important bases within the salient, Fere-en Tardenois and Fismes. Allied guns now command every point in the pocket. Loss Put at 200,000 Seventy German divisions are re ported to have been taken in the fighting already and the enemy losses are now estimated at 200,000. More than 25,000 prisoners have been taken by the allies as well as 500 g»ins and thousands of machine guns. aSturday, July 27 The allied offensive although un checked by the Germans, has slow ed down. Enemy counter attacks have ceased for the moment. Mean while the allied artillery is pouring a heavy fire on the German bases, de pots and lines of communication with in the pocket between Rheims and Soissons. The entire region is with That solve the high cost of living problem and beat the cata logue house price. Look them over. Macaroni, 3 packages 25c 16 oz. 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The fact that a general retreat in this region is going on is not questioned, and the only question of moment to be cleared up is the location of the position at which the enemy will turn at bay. Since Saturday morning there have been important changes in the battle line between Soissons and Rheims. Today it runs almost directly east from Oulcq-le-Chateau to Fere en Tardenois, then crosses the Ourcq and continues eastward until it reaches the Dormans-Rheims road northwest of Rheims mountain. It has been contended by military experts that the Germans might elect to stand on the line of the Ourcq river, from which their heavy cannon might dominate the Paris-Chalons railroad along the Marne. This idea is now proved erroneous. It appears that there is no defensive position south of the Vesle river, to which the Germans can retire and organize their resistance to Allied pressure. The only other defensive position "Williston, N. Dak. This Space Reserved For SUCCESSORS TO O'DELL and COMPANY QmpUh. Outfitters for Women and Children. Now Open at O'Dell's Old Stand. East Broadway, Williston, N. D. Watch This Space For Future Announcements seemingly possible is the one that follows the Aisne and Vesle from Soissons to Fismes and from that point follows the course of the Ardre river toward Rheims. Burning vil lages along the Aisne and Vesle from Soissons to Bazoches are reported and tend to confirm the impression that the Germans do not contemplate organized resistance south of that line. The New Allied Line From west to east the allied line now runs from Oulcq-le-Chateau along the northern bank of the Ourcq to Fere, thence through Sergy and Goussancourt to south of Ville to Bligny. North of Oulcq and north of Bligny the Germans have main tained their positions stoutly despite the steady hammering of the allies. S&rgy, held by the Americans, rep resents an advance of 18 miles from Chateau Thierry in ten days. The forward movement Sunday was as great as five miles at some points but averaged slightly more than two miles along the front from Oulcq to Gligny. Tuesday, July 30 Allied troops maintain the pres sure against the German line in the Marne pocket and are making addi tional gains despite increased enemy resistance which may indicate the end of the retreat is near. Not only in the south but in the ease and w-st—-in fact everywhere except in the immediate environs of Soissons ani Rheims—tha vrench, 9 Americans am' British are forcing the Germans fcivc ground. Especially import ant has been the allied progress on the flanks. On the east, southwest of Iiheims the British and French have ad vanced farther west of the Domians Rheims road. Around Bligny and St. Tuphraise where the Germans line had stood firm against repeated attacks in the past ten days, the al lies also have progressed. Has Doubled Army The German Crown Prince had in the neighborhood of 500,000 men be tween Rheims and Chateau Thierry, when the attack across the Marne began on July 15. The increase in the number of divisions engaged in the battle would appear to indicate that he had since that time drawn heavily on other army groups. It would also seem that this action on his part reflects the importance of this battle in the eyes of the German high command. DRUGS HBIE YOUR I USE SALTS If ywr Back Is aehiaf __ tothm, drink lots of water and tat Imi Mat ytmr When your kidneys hurt and back ImIs sore, don't get seared and proceed to load your stomach with a lot of dru» tfca^ mite the kidneys and irritate the entire urinary tract Keep your kidney* ekaa like you keep your bowels dcaa. by flushing them with a mild, handcar •alts which removes the body's urinous waste and stimulates them to their nor aMl activity. The function of the kid •eye is to filter the blood. 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Hearst-Pathe News reel will be shown as usual. You will always remember the good laughs that you got while read ing "Tom Sawyer" the famous story written by Mark Twain. You will get several more good laughs when you see the screen version of this story in which Jack Pickford plays the leading part. Mutt and Jeff will also make their appearance in one of their latest and best "Back to the Balkans," on Thursday and Friday of next week. If you are really look ing for something really good in the line of entertainment, we would ad vise you not to miss this program. The American Defense Society has taken up George Klein's patriotic picture, "The Unbeliever," and will Profits and Prices Profits may be considered from two angles: 1st—Their effect on prices 2nd—Asa return to investors. When profits are small as compared with sales, they have little effect on prices. 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D., July IS, 1918. NOTICE is hereby given that Wil liam M. Witherspoon, of Williston, N. D., who, on June 21, 1915, made Home stead entry, serial No. 021523, for E 1-2: SE 1-4, Section 35, Township 154 N.. Range 99 W., 5th P. Meridian, has filed notice of intention to make three year Proof, to establish claim to the land: above described, before The Register & Receiver, U. S. Land Office, at Wil liston, N. D., on the 28th day of Augusts 1918. Claimant names as witnesses: A. L. Barnhart, Vernie Hicks. John Nelson, Thomas Mathewson, all of Wil liston, N. D. 6-5t. W. E. Byerly, Register.