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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL THE LETHBHllJCJli. DAILY .11KKAU) "H NINE'T- I 3 I 1 PEN PICTURE OF SIGNING OF ARMISTICE QVES ACCOUNT OF OF GERMANS Ilerman Troops Fired on Their Own Messenger of Peace-- Nearly Caused War to Recommence. ll NEW YORK, April 27.-rGermany's- Ippeal au armistice on November met 'with.tho laconic reply, havb ao from (Marshal Foch lo Erzberger and the other tentlarles, according to Raymond Re- touly (Captain French biographer jf FocU aud JoHre, 1n au article eu- tllled "What Foch Keally Said" which will be: published in the May issue of Scrtiuer's magazine. Captain Recouly, describing the iorlc scene of tiie morning of Novem- ber llt when tho generalissimo of the ilHed forces! attended by a few mem- bers of his stall, signed document In a railway dining car lit forest iear-Kethonde, a town between Coin.- ilegne? and. Solssons, declared "the jlglit' of butter seemed to fill the German' e.nvoys with Joy.'! f .'The radio .Crom the Germans asking (or "a.cessation of-hostilities, in the Bamo of was received by Fbch'shortly, after midnight on Ibe '7th and at 1.25 a.m. oa the Sib. Foch lent back his answer: "The German .jlenlpotentlaries will haye to Hie outpost on the main .road from From tliii brought toy "delayed 1 atege? to Relhoudo, which.they reach about Two hours later they were.'in icnce" of the commander ,of the con ijueririg Allied armies. Cold Receptioni r- "Thero a cold says Cap- tain bow in return; no pre The Germans took thai places >t the table in the dining car 'where their names.were written, an" THE JOY OF MOTHERHOOD Phillips. Sends ari En- couragihg Letter 'tb Expisctant v< ffeit" Philadelphia, I too. E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com- pound torn ve month 3 before my baby waa born and it has made me much better jn health. I was always 111 when "my other wefe born, .with tbjjj one' I "bad a much e Bsier time. He is.a big thy boy now. three yean old, and I believe .it wu Lydia E. Pinkhun'i ind that mode me so veil. It is certainly a good medicine for every worn an. I cannot saytoomuch In its snd you may publish my W. PmLura, B430 j Kingaeasing Avenue, West Phila., Pa. r Tho reason'that thousands of women from all paiUsf ths country write such letters is that this famous old root and herb remedy, LydiaE.Pinkham's Veee- table Compound, has brought health rind happiness into their i dencd with pain and illness. special advice in regard to such write Lydia E. Pm'xham Med- icino-Ce.j Lynn, Mass. The result of .its many, years experience is at your _______.__ ematned fitanding, Tho officers seem- d embarrassed and upset. Not so the IviHaiis who did not seem to caro t all. They talked familiarly to- gether; It .was impossible to believe hat their country's fate was hanging n the talance, and tUat they were' hero to slgu tha most 'Kolostal' capitulation the wqrld bad ever seen." Foch's piercing eyes, gruft voice .nd curi. manner- wore- imuresalvo. 1 tho honor of speat .halted. -Tho Genncoa re- plied. "What Is tie object or your he asked. Then followed tUls dWogve: v MMonc -We come lojn- qutra Into the terms an armistfce, to tw concluded 'on land, on. ten and in tive 'Poch I have, no terms to submit to jrou." Count Obcrndorff, the diplomatist In the German" parly, Interceded: "H tho Marshal may say that ire an hercMo learn the condWoas of which the Allies irould be vilhnt; to emit vt aa armlet loe." "Foch have _ t Eraberger, driwlcg forth a greasy piper "Pretldent Wilson inform- ed our goyernmerft that Marshal has been "vrtth power of submkilnK toe" Allies' 'conditions to the German Toch !.I will I et yon know the Al- lies' when you have asked for'an armisUce.- aek for an exclaimed Ohemdortt and Brzberger together. Foch GEves Terms "Foch In that case I -s-ill read yon the terms drawn up by tho Allied governments." He, Bat down and tho reading began. It lasted an hour, for tho document had to. too -translated. The Germans. pleaded for an immedi- ate suspension of hostilities and for tlmo to permit the Berlin government to examine the terms. uAgaiu Foch spoke "I am but the mouth piece of the Al- lied governments. It Is those govern- ments that have drawn up the condi- tions ot the armistice limiting the delay to 72 hours' duration. I have, therefore, no power to suspend hos- tilities without their authorization." The Germans1 at pnco 'dispatched a messenger to Spa, vdtJi credentials and the request that his 'Journey to Berlin bo "facilitated." Whea the messenger reached the German out- approved a cut et over JSOO.OOO In the local .to be undertaken by the city this year. Provincial Officer Semen arrested C. aiosher, Halifax, N.S., on a charge pf bigamy. It is alleged he was married In Queen's counly aboul ten years ago. i Eleven persona were Wiled i many otht-rs Injured at a panic that occurred at Cappuoinl Hill, Italy, ing a. festival. Roderick formerly Chief Factor ol the Hudson's Bay Com at Winnipeg, aged eighty- Burglars broico; tofo0 Xenioa and eele clothlDg'store, Strathroy, and carried oft about JEOO worlb. of Brantford agreed to the reinhilon of taxes on all prop- erly attached for tax'arrears beiong- iug to war widows. The Grand "Council o-' Ontario, Royal Arcanum; held at its lirst .mooting Blpce. the beginning of An Owoseo, Mica., man went Icto divorce court and charged that his wHe's refusal to let iha go to war was cruelty. Angus Campbell, Superintsndent ol tho Canada Furniture Co.'s factory at Woodstock, drdpped dead shortly after arriving at work. The Domiplon Forgo and Stamping Co.. Walkerville, have purchased i large tract of land In Sandwich-easi for the erection.pf houses for thel employes. La Preferencia OLD QUALITY -NEW SIZE Canada's Most Popular Cigar WHOOPING COUGH SPASMODIC CIOUP UTHIU COUJS CATARRH Cough, ant] relieves Epapmodii .lt a won lo anffarersTrom Ai- and treatment a Whooping' Couffh.ani relieve] ;hmn. Tho air carrying the %ltd breaih .jakci breathing eaw: UiO tore throat the congh. osiarinff restful ni gnti. II UiAnluUela natitn Send far rffcwnplire tfooktet, 9010 BY cnuaoisTB CO. Strfncc, surdy Men'ana HeaWiy, Beautiful Women Cuticura Soap HealthyHT-; Shaving Soap sts, it .the troops were demoralized that tiiey_tlfed npon white 'flag. Promiscuous volley ring continued and the emissary was liable to reach Ilia destination until e next day. v Meanwhile tlie German nvoys had vno titled Foch of their Foch agreed to' permit lem to send a German. officer to Ber- 'hy air. plane' was equipped nd ready for the flight when word received the 'messenger had eaclied Berlin. v Painted Black Picture Captain Recpnly declares tbe.arrnls- ice was.slgned because Focn and bis iaff were convinced Germany was al- eady in the throes of a revolution. 'he armistice envoys painted a black picture" of conditions. While te German goretiiment was analyz- ng the terms the plenipotentiaries re- lained near Foch in the forest at lothonde. -They were permitted to cave tlieir train guarded by arm- d soldiers, crercised in the open air. in tho afternoon of the 10th, .FocU nEormcd Erzherger, the head of the lelegation, that hostilities would he esumed at 11 a.m. tho next (lay. At 7 o'clock on the night of Novem- er 10th the following radio message was intercepted by the French "German Government to Gorman 'IcJiipotcnllaries: The plenlpotentiar- es are. autlfbrized to -sign tho armls- Icc. (Signed) Tho Chancellor ot tha Empire." Three ciphered figures at lie end the. message proved ita authenticity.' 4J ore than twelve houra ot deliberation and debate over the 'harsh" terms followed. Foch grants concMsio'ns and refused the others. Subsequently tho wearied French, Sngllsh and Gprmans appended their signatures to .the document, and, by six hours' after the ilgnlng, or 11 am. of the- morning of .he -llth, operations, ceased along all ho fronts. Fonr years' of warfare which had cost more than S.WO.OOO lives was at an end. W. II, .Frost, former mayor ot Smith's iFalls, ds dead. W. B. JcnnliiEs, leading St. Thomas business man, died In Floridii. Ontario Consen-ativea will hold a provincial coiivtnLlou iu October. The lerceiitena'ry of. the Yen. Mar- guerite -founder of the Congregation do Notre Dame, was celebrated Saturday at Montreal. Tho fanning ami labor Interests will fuse In tho counties ot Nova Scotln whero such mnaleamallon.1s.believed necessary for Ino cnndldato's victory. Dr. A. W. JIcKinnon was appointed milk and meat inspector for Charlot- tetown, P.B.I., at a apiary ol 460 a month. Growth of the tobacco habit women Is among tho causes for the unprecedented Increase In the con- sumption ol tobacco In Great -Britain. .ThB Toronto comujiupo oa I t CUT CIGARETTES over -the World fe are s'atisfactiott to of perfect cigarette. lire fascinating Smdofhness, fhe Hch, mild arpmei. of tfee irfodtb famous guara perfect dgarettfe enjayjtTieut sold than all other brands ;