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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME )al J. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1918 NUMBER 299 TO SURREND EX-KAISER S DISCOVERED JN 0 PUCE lie ME HUNDREDS HOMELESS IK JEWISH TROUBLES �x-Mpnarch*6 Friends H&tch a Plot ill Berlin, But It is Nipped in the Bud. LONDON, Dac. J.-A plot to re-tore 'ImvariKllsm wid secure the return of .Empe'rbr/WlUiam: haabeen discovered In Berlin, aceordlnc^tora dis-patob from'Amaterdnin.to The Express.  .According to the dUpatcli, which 'wa,a filed at Amsterdam on Friday, r the chief men 4>ehlnd the plot are '^ll^Id.Harlihlif'fon Mackensen, Gen. -Ton StSrn Acd Oen. vOn Ameim. It i�^;satd\ they . ina.tructed .the Prussian officers' corpoko carry on a pro-em-peror agitation, beginning immediately after/the demobilisation of the troops was completed. Large sums �t money are said to have been placed t at the dispdsal of the leaders by munition makers, i The plot collapsed owing to the fact that secret service nienf overheard a telephone conversation. Many arrests h'Sve been made in Berlin and other cities, while the ^government (has a long list of suspects, wholiad lilanned to b^zb members of the liresent' government. Kaiser's ConneetfOB ;^ No direct evidence of WUliam Ho-' !i0ii�>Ujirn;9 .CQsnectioD, with the plo^ JifPv^tt^^found;'' it la said, but it sis tfBljeVed that ilio outline of the pla'tf Tas;;^rAughtiy' acclamation)-Nominatftdiibyi Joseph J^e, A, L.'McK6lvle, A-'^M.-bowBley, C. F. P. (Jonybeare, >B>v0: -l^ylancls, -A. fl. [ofBgJ^i?*nilnated' by, 8. J. �i^.R�wi-i^iitid;;lJr:vN; :;llltchie. ;' ' J6h#nslo5tl-NBainiited by R. R. Davidson andR.vB. C. Thomson. J. B. Lovering^Nomldhted by Robert Sage and Fred Hick. R. R. DavidsonT-rNomlnated by D. A. "'Simpson, and H., A. McKillop. , . For Separate. Sehosl. Beard D. .T. MeSwaln-f-^ominated by B, J. Selil and Thoir:-r.ongi B.' J. Sehl-Nominated by Thos. Long and J. k: Smith. Thos. Long-^Nominated by B, J. Sehl and D. J^'McSwaln.; Above are the^* ;l^oniinatIons yfor municipal offices', .heldi-dt the city clerk's office  this morning between 11 and 13 o'clock:- No surprises ^wpre sprung, except In the case of the:publlc school board, where the entranoiiirbf.^A. B. Hogg and Dr. Loverlng,'.in addition "to R. R, Davidson and/-John Scott, -who are standing for re^sledtion,: has precipitated a flghty I'^ny-'iOf' thd four candidates maf';.~drop 'ooinml8Sloner of public utilities'fpjr.of.;.:GpL Bishop, The D, S. O. is' nWardea'fOr -hailing aooounted for-iY:::�iieni5r rnfacMnef'-Slatie',,.!^ Capt. Charles' R. Hickey;" formerly Mountfid Rifles,, awarjded the bar to tlie D;F.,::G;,. secured seven machines and. brought: down". ""nine '' In three months after having brought down seven. Lieut, G, B. Poster, son of Senator Foster, brought down four enemy machines and a,ttBCked two kite balloons, one being driven down. Lieut. A. B. D. Jarvis, son of Cnnon Jarvis, Toronto, shot down a machine, later the same Say forcing a two-seater t9 land. Lieut.) A. V. Stupart, son of Sir Frederick Stupart, drove off seven, enepiy craft and. continued his patrol, j Later, attacked by a larger formation, both-he and. his observer were wounded, but drove oft their assaU-ant$. � . � Capt, Edmund R; Tempest, of western Canada, ^ who, with His OTTAWA, Deo, 2.-In spite of a falling off In the Ireportatlon of goods used in the manufacture of war munitions, ths do-crease in the customs returns for the month of November is about the same as in the previous month. This would seem to indicate that the trade of Canada is beginning to resume Its normal course. �4 PTE.W.T. Report That Son of Ex-Mayor Was Killed is Shown Ta Be Untrue . The welcome news that Pte/ Vf. T, Oliver, son ot. es-Mayor William Oliver, is not dead wjblb received by Mr. Oliver this moni(ng.- Iti will be remembered that"Mr.^pilvtinJrVoelved a message s6me time ragO'iftbiat his;son was reported mlBsing.. 14|g�'the,'casu-altles coming lnto>^ThepHfe)raldi;o.ffIce .contained hW -nam*, as iPiaxhdng;; /;the �'kniod' in' action. Mr. ,Qllv�r; No' vember 3, after the da,te;oh' Which he was supposed to have.beenVkilled, reached Mr, Oliver's hands, i stating that he ;wns quite well.' This dispels all doubts'as to his fate. .^son; A. Merkley, T. .T, Davles, Blu'mel, J. H. Turner, (three to elected). be Behnlon, C. .Jensen, James Parkin- brother, .downed; a zeppelih In Eng. ~ ~ O. jland, has destroyed nine machines slnce^ March..^ Lieut!,C.McEwen,-ot a Saskatchewan .battalion,' received' the Italian bronze medal for miiltary valor. The D. F.''C. Is awarded to Capt. W. O. Boger'.'Strathcbnas, for distinction in 28 patroi^'afM'l? combat:^.. AUlecl Council Has Been Con> -sidering Problem of Extra^* dition from Every tloncdv^ able Angle. ^'.^�^^ TORONTO, Deo., 2.-A spselal cable to The Mall and Emplrsi from London 4oday says: > "The war csblnet sat yastsfw day," writes tha lobby correapon- ' , dent of T^a Dally News^ "to, con� sidcr a memorandum which ha� been prepared by tha law offlcara of the erown as to the tagal and' iBonstitutlonal prooaaa applleabl* to the request of tha alllaa I Hollsnd that tha'cx-kalaar ahalt ! bs given over to alllad kesplna* Lloyd Qaorga trayallad from Naw-t QMtIa laat night to attend th�: meeting. , . i "It Is understood," >tha earraV sppndent adds, "that the mac* ' andum fellows long and cSvafift' atudy, not only of tha quaatlanof! -axtredltien,, but alao of ethyi* ' proQSBsea that might logically b�':V adopted. The'British govemmant; has b8�n l.n communloatlen> with , the alllsd govarnmanta en 4hl^ question. � : ��:.�.;,��:�� "It Is undarfteed that In prinit'; clple they are agreed that tha aur' ' render of the ex-kalser shquldjrba y required of Holland, although^ It' ; Is declared that a)l due forfnaiC^y Intfrnational law,,should 'be'y,-||n/,lnf�''^''j5 r',rttfrna{?igWal, ewrt for'Mirjiirt ' 4 :.h(e,:c6mpllcity in the v^ifritZl^ AMSTERDAM, Dee. i^0)iwn^.j bep of ths soMlcrs' and hWork- William tried by a German trU biinal, according to "a news agency telegram from^Berlin;,. : ' The government, It la statedji': will submit the quastion tq the national assembly,: > v ,' LONDON, Dec. 2.-It will .nowAe unfold possible gradually ; to , record accomplished by the  Caua-having been first dlected in Decern- dians Iji disembarking and embarking her, 1915, virhen- he. defeated Com-Ttroops at English ports. An adinir-mlssloner Arthur Reid. lalty official gave| out that the Cana- There will be - no SjBparate school dIans had shown ah unequalled celer-board election, allv three--vacancies ity from the\beglnnlng in handling being filled by acclamation.' Thos. troops from ship to train, their finest Long and D. J. McS'^ftlh,'two of the reaord being the disembarkation of three retiring members, are re-elect- 78,000 men in three days, ed, while K.J. Sehl takes .the place /, Once at Southampton,, 500 men otT. D. Brown;.'who did not seek had passed over a small gangway CARMANGAV { liTdr'-mayor-rW, P.'Teskey, acclamation. Councillors-W. E. Dean, Geo. Francis, D. O. MacKay, C. H.Messin-ger,'J. W. Miller (four to be elected). School trustees-C. W. Folk, L. J. Cafter> J. F. Snider, G. H. Buckley, � B. D. Hummou (three to be elected). TABER R. VIckery, acclama- nomination. If an election is neoessary to>decide the school hohrd'election; it will be held next MotlWay between the hours of 9 a.m. and-8 p.m. Wilson Addresses Xongress; Talks of U. S. Part in War every thirteen minutes. Again at Liverpool 21,000 officers and , merf with baggage had crossed the gangway in 49 minutes. Seventeen per cent, of . the Americans landed at Liverpool were han41od by the Canadians. Captain B. S, Courtettay, of Halifax, is offiger in charge of embarkation. .vWASlilNGTONi! Deo. 2.-In an. ad--hisf intention to.go to Paris tor' thei lieace conference, spying the Bled governments have accepted principles of enunciation by him tor peace and'it is'his-paramount duty to be present.. .� 'The / president said he. will be tii (floiie -^o\ich by cable and wirelesB and, thjit' congress will know all that Is go-' jng on on the other side. Reterring.to hip announcement that 1 ho French end Briysh. governmont had remored.all cable restriction upb/ the transmission of news of the conference to'!A:merica, the president said Uevbad! taken over the American Sys-temB::'on!e](qert advice so as to make �-ui>lUed9ys,tW,available'. ,, '^Ha^e^Vreyed the bofo that ha would A have the co-operailou i of the publlc-and of congress, ^iylhg'th^t throug'd; the cables and wireless constant counsel and advice would be possible. He said be hoped to see a formal declaration of peace by ^reaty, "by the time spring has come." Railroad Problem Much of t^ addriBsd v'as devoted to the railroad prohlum, for which the president said 6fi noyr bad no solutfon .to ofC^r.r He '7'ec6inmond6d careful study; by cDngrftiis, 'saying it .would bo a dls-sai-vlce to.tl^^ icoi}ntry;p]id to the rallrbpds to. p^rnqlt; ,th8''>^urii to old condltlpns undei- ^(Jrlvnte Management witlidut modlflqfitloj^.l.: ,.T^ip president declared he stood;:Tj�|^dyj4o,releaBe,Uie railroads, from .^b'wr^^itlnt,'control whenever a satlsiadl^ryvplan: of re- I XCoNTiifnjBi)! OiriPAoi �)  RUMANIAN REVOLTS COPENHAGEN, Dec. 1.-Bucharest Is burning, according to reports from Berlin received'here. Peasant revolts are said to have broken out in ail parts of Ru' mania. � ALL HOME IN YEAR LONDON, Dec.! 1.-Allowing for every possible contingency, every, Canadian soldier should^be back home within a year, it was stated today at Canadian headquarters. , Mayor-E. tlon. Councillors-Geo. C. Millar, Thos. iV. Harris, W. A. Porteous, - Wni.-i Black, .Tas. Head, W. A. Blenner-, Hasset, Thos. Patterson (five to be elected). school, trustees-Thos. Sneddon, Gecji Birch, W. E. Walker (acclamation), ' 0. J, RAYMOND For Mayor-L. ,L. Pack, O'^rleij. For GouncUljjrs-T. M. Powelson, p. >N.' SkouBon, DeVoo ^iWolf, S. Card, D. G. Galbraith, li'reQ Tlepgrass. (Three^to be elected). , For School Board-Jas. H; Walker, A,;.>V. KIrkham, L. P. Skousoh. (Twjj_ to'be elected). PORTO RICO HAS 'FLU- SAN JUAN, Porto Rico,' Dec;-2.- Governor Yager, acting on th? report of the Porto Rlcan minister of health,' has ordered aU.^chools, churahea and ftheatriss to oioab and -has prohibited public gatherings because of the, influenza epidemic. -It is estlmatied there are 100,000 cases of-intlu'eh'sii on the Island. , * , PINCHER CREEK Oounclllors-J. J. Gillespie, W. R. Leesi 3. E. Wood. Acclamation. ' Separate School-J; ^Ji Branlss, J, E. Wood. Acclamation.^ Public School-W. A. Ross, W. H. Jackson, J. J. Gillespie,- E. B. SaviUe. (Three to be elected). ' > CARDSTON For Mayor-W. E. Pitcher. Acclamation; third term. For Councillors-J. ,y. Card, Dr. ficptt Brown, J. A. ^anmer, D. G. O^and, E. J. Wood. , (Pour to be*elect-ed).: ... ^ t School Board-M.-A. Coombs, John Petrjti J. H. Anderson.' (T*ro to be elected), � ; MME OF SHIPS LONDON, rfec, 1-The British foreign office has -published a paper giving the-details of the sinking of British hospital BjjipB. Rewa, Glenart Cas tie Guilford Castle and Llandovery Castle-by Germiin aubanarlnos In January, February, March and June" of this year. A, copy of the statement has be.eh sent to diplomatic represen-tatlviss in all neutral countries. Mr. Bklfbur, the foreign minister, who' drafted the statement, said: "There can-be little doubt that the German . commander attempted to slaughter' all witnesses of his crime and to .sink the ship without leaving any tracdl according to Count Lux-burg^S ndforiotis phrase." CHBISTIANIA 'Bbc 2,-Tha Norwegian press is discussing'' the requisition of 280,000 tons deadweight ot shipping under construction or contracted for by the Norwegian acooujft, when the Alherican ishlpping hoard Invoked the law ot requlsltlonji -The newspapers assert that "for 16 .months Norway has received no damages, no interest and no compensation for, the use of the slilps," hrid; adds that .hundreds, of millions of .k'rdnerr'iaVejin this way been withheld from the'Norwegian efforts to reconstruct tonnage which Norway lost In her:,defenceless fight against Gesman submarine warfare. E -� mi High ...... ...... .^,^.....,1,.. m ........... 'r|r�.bre� solved -that Isolated graves in wai?^ areas shall be removed to cemeterie)! v i where they can be cared for reverent*-' ly; With regard to the removal oB bodies to their native countrit's,' tha commission/ points out that to., epipty 400,000 jldepUfled graves would, be is a'-: colossal, work and opposed to the splr-* : it in which the Empire bad-accepte&' the offers of France, Belgium,: Italy; and Greece to "adopt our dead.'' sThp commisfion feels this view commend.^ itself to the majority ot the Brliisli people. i SAN QUENTINr Calif., Deer 1 , -A telegram asking PresldSnt yViison to "stat^ exactly'What ho means by commutation of-.: my death sentence" before he leaves for the peace confereliee was sent the president by ^Thomas J. Mooney from the - state- 'prison here today. - 8 �f- EVACUAIEIINE PARIS, Dec. 2.-Blght^aays'rtfmaln for the GennauB to avpquate the: left bank ot the Rhine frqm.lo'wer.rAlsace to Holland. � French: and aflledv^.fbVces which crossed the .Germaui!'. frontier yesterday have received- ��strict.' instructions as to their attitude, toward tjie German population in- the"occupied territories. F'rance will*'be represented' by contingents'' in'^'ftn 'enemy territory," .according tO; au'"unnounoe-ment, " AMERICAN ARMY OF OCCU-PATION, Sunday, Dec. 1.- No ' demonstrations, either friendly .or ' hostile, ' marked the ' entry 'of C Major-Gen. DIckman's army, into s'. Germany today.' The frontier waa ; crossed early in the day and by^" nlohtfall the ATmaricans had mov/; Radgen on the left and SaarhoUtli'f-; bach on the right. The lln^ex<.-!� tended \along the Saar river an4'V� through Saarburg and Treves."". ' mm PARIS, Dee-a,-pf�eua�tp|^*t|ii"" situation' in Germaify fbtaii about by the iofmiM^^ onnpa^ s; met pf.renunplatlen,'tKe N�tr--Zeltung, of Bassr?'.ap�6rcliri�' dispatch ; to LUrifertpatlen, i "The impressteR-Ja-tiiHtd' the Hahancollppna '-warf , misaed,' only' ^Beji{ise,"th1|fy\'A ' to qonquer, and net^b*cauao�, - violated� fijl-j^w^/V / 98 31 6637 246679 79 ;