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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Bring Hun Leaders to Punishment is Policy of Premier -Radical Policy Outlined as Regards Empire's Development. LO^(DON, Dec. 6.-In the detall'ea fitaitefflieiit of Kis policy, .TlBSuecl by Premier laloyd-George toilay, calUng iorttiej trial and punlshmeiit th� liien PeBionsibio for the war, however bigU tlieir place, lie pledged the entire Influence ot the British government at the peace conterenw to see that JUBllce wae done. In declaring �^r thf-ex'puTBibn'and excIuBlon of all enemy aliens from Brltlshv soil, the premier pblnted oiit that a conalder-ftble prppisrtlon of enemy residents In the. tlhlted Kingdom during the war had aj�uaed their hospitality and tliun iiad Idrteited their claiciB to remain. Must Be Proaeouted 111 his statement, the premier; alter .]^ti,ylng a warm tribute to the BOldters and sailors of the Empire said: The kaiser must be prosecuted. The w�f was^a. qrime. W)io doubts that? It Tvaara/^rightful, tbrrlMe crime. ~ It Tr8i/WQfl90 In. theway in which it wasand in the deliberate � \yantonneeB Vltb. .wliJch it w�b pj;o- " h^^eaa Itttle. atate*and r-Wid most-brutal�treat-.J^tite. ilemember the Sti?allty! the flCtfiil!?: ' -DEMAND GlBNERAI^ ABOLITION CONSCRIPTION ;DyNDeK, Otc. S^The Brltlah rafireMntatlvaa at the peace con-' faraneawill demand b*"'"! and �baeliite abolition of conBcHption thrcuahout Europe. Wfnctoh Spen-ear Churchill made thia announcement In a apisech here tonlflht. Middle Classes Are Dying of Storvation by thousands- Conditions Terrible lii thfr wic tr paper. . "Is no one reaponsiblB?^; Is no one to be called to.account? Is thereto be ijo punishment? Surely, that is neither God's justice.nor man's.^,The men respoiisible for this outrage on the human race rnvkst not be, I^^. off because their, heads were crownietl-when they perpetrated the deed. "The BrlUsh igovernment will use its* whole Influencoat the peace conference to sedithat Justlcie ~is~ executed. . (rtdemnlty All the European ailiea have accepted the principle that the central pow-eij mnat pay the cost pi the war up .to*the limit of her capacity. The ^ allies purpose to appoint a committee 6f experts to examine the best meth: ods of exacting the Indemnity." In one passage of hla program, that dealing with measui'es for an increase of Britiah output, Iho' premier says: Labor and Capital Dealing with the coalition government's program loi' tocreaaing the Indusitrial output, the premier says one. step waa needed for success, and that waa confidence. He, says: "All classes must give confidence to those who liavc braUvs, Those >vbo have capital.also, and to those with hearts and hands to work. To labor r say: 'you shall have , justice. You shall have fair ti;eatmenl and a lair share of the amenities of me. your children shall have equal opportunltieB with, /-tha cWlaten ot ^the rich.' To capital, 1 say you shall not be plundered, an^,pBnall2ed. Do -your. duty by those yho work for you and your future is .ifree for all the enterprise or audacity you can five us. But there must be" equal Justice, and lUbor must have happiness ia Its (heart. W� win tolerate no sweating, and'labor muEt have its Just TBwaid." , I � STOCKHOLM, beo. 6.-Fugitives from Russia wh* have reached here aay that life in Petrbgrad Is terrible, The famine there, they say, defies the imagination: Flour Is selling *or Co roubles and^bntter'ana "sugar for ISO roubles a kilogram (2.2 pounds). BerrlngB are the i)niy, food easily obtainable, and sell ^oh five roubles each. All middle cja^s'^slements are excluded from public eating houses and are dying of starvation by thousands. Hundreds a.^ebu^ied each day between ? and 9. o'clock^ in the morning, nb funerals b�lng.ilermiUed later during the day. Of a normal p.OpafaitiOB-of 2,000,000, ojjly, 9*p,P0P*Brs-'.leH'^l.B:. .Petrograd. Many 'Wrde)^^,1ui{>wtterflecuti^V of; tlr&MinlVord had .reached.them as to Just when the airialstica would go into effect, and theretar6,tiie,^8hipa tsalling date was not published. The following w.e''�;those-vho were la the party: , �; A.VB. Skldmorci J.-H.-Heuslon, H. Forbes and 3. A. Bartlett^l Lethbrldge; F. J. Deapliousfl, High River; G. Hut-ton, O. A. Thorntoii;-"V. R; iSaker and R. CftUarwood; Macleod.'. ^ ! MAN.Y"vidief Japanese colou;^ in the mining camp three or four wenr to Vancouver when the war broke oiit and there enlisted with the Japanese battalion of the Canadian army. Supt. Robert Livingstone of the. Gait company refused. to make any statement for publication regar4ing ^16 threatened strike except that. It came as a bolt from the blue, The Herald however, is In possessipii ,ot Information that there has been aglta-. tlon here over the employmen,t, of Oriental labor for some time, and the local had had the matter up with the company some months^ ag^ Jwst why Need is Greater This Year Alreadx'facknowledaei ................ Dr. ai|d,vMr�. Campbell................ Confediration Life, per R. L. Norman DouQldi"^Bobiaon .----................. $187.75 10.00 5.O0 2.00 iJl^- $204.75 . Last 5f*aih The Herald ralaed over $.H00 for Chvistuiaa Cheer lor the children in Jhaneedy faonioa of Lethbrldge. ThW year the need Is greater than ever;-aBdJThe Herald hopes to raise a much larger sum, in order that the Nursing MteBlon may see that no family U overlooked at Christmas time. The fiiiwi got away to a good start this season, and is climbing upward ])Ut-�rB(r cent is needed, and every donation, large i� possible, but large or siaifei-will-be j;ratefully received. Send donations to The Herald ChrlRtana^^w Fund.  , .^r*� ..." Berlin Claims io Have Intercepted- Message That Allies td Occupy Capital of Germany as Guarantee Against Further Outbreaks of Hatred Against Prisoners Still;irt Huns' Hands-American Army Refuses to Recogni'zd Workmen's and Soldiers' Council of Berlin^ Eai^uake Shakes Tall at ViCtj duration 6.-A pronounced earthquake of ^veral seconds' ...-. .,_.^jtt here at .12:45 o'cloek thia'mornlna. Hbusea ahook ard wlrtdow^p^^W all ever'the elty.;iBland points In the Immediate vicinity alBO^reported fwticino the diaturbance. , k .VANCOUVER TOO ' yANCOUjtftft, Dec. 6.-Thla city was shaken violently by an earth-;;qu*ke tremoi;^ft ja;45 tKI� mernlna. The tremors, which appearSd to be '''fronl'nprth.tf.tliauth, were'telt for t mlnutea. A distinct rumbling was natloeabl**.^ '^S.^ho'^'Wlnnlpoff fTradas asd' babor^oundlTRt its meeti-Ins last niifht :paai�(i"a zteraoliietoo no .vary great rush in tie auibmobile I>uipkeBa during thq naxt fe'w mtmtbfiibuc ner^r-theless baiinesaMtrlU .:'be very good. With a i;ood crop''naxt year, and the faotoMes on�� 'noi^-iurbtag out ni^tor i-otderi laataad of-war orders, the motor oar bualneis should be batter than It has aver bean within a year." -J.'^T. Oraham; general igent for .tha Studebakar, who'is iifthe olty today. 1 ' "THEBH3 IS HJOBK-land-r^ady for orop In tha' Forty ;MUqv municipality than � ever befoniifki?^; Hi' (.Walker,, ireeve of FortT MlI�i~munldpslity. head of the mines.-branch of. the Canadian Pacific Railway, when seen by a representative of The Herald this morning, stoutly denied , that any Japanese were employea at the Gait coal mines at LethbridjfB, - or, as a matter of fact, at any of their mines, and that he knew nothinff whatevfer of any alleged strike, Mr. Stockett was very, emphatic in denying therumor of any labor trouble. "I THINK SPHJCULAfORS'^'la>d ahpuld bo expr�p^iat^,^t-va 'price fixed by the gc^vernmsut, and not by the speculators;'�;; and..they., then should be madpavAilBble for purchase by the .soldlei'BV'*-T....^l. ''Tweodle, MP., of Calgary, ' ^ . �� ' labor and Walter McNeill, commls- oommlttaf inveatii- sioner for the operators are. in the ' Bating , brewery and German propa-clty today. Neither would make any ,^'"1*' cablegrams exchanged m 191G statement ou the situation, . though ,by -Count vou Bernstorff, then Mr. Harrison stated that Coal Com- �'"�'^"i'.'Htsarat,", the ambassador's message said,, "la not aware that Hale Is our agent, but knows .him only as ii Ger-iuanpphtle Journalist who has contributed loading avtlclaa, to, papers," .Halo, according to the witness, wa9..p�lfi BKthe German government t& visit Rumania and- If possible prevent, entrance of that nation Into the war.;. Mr. Hearst,.Bielaskl Ba:id, was ignoraiit of Hale's employment oh the latte;u mission. ONE albebtX man COPENHAGEN, DecrS.- At a meeting of 5,000 leading citizena of the Rhineland in Cologne on: Wedneaday it waa resolved. In view of the Impoaalblllty of establishing a regular government In Berlin, to proclaim at the earlleat possible moment an independent republl^. .'unc'fsr the German am-plre." -The repubjie would inoludo the Gourttrlea of the Rhine � and Woatphalla. The meeting waa addressed by Karl Trimborna, a relchatag,' deputy, and Here Barth, a Radical Socialist member of the'Berlin government. UNI^ WITH SERBIA.. PARIS, D*c. 5. (Havaa)- Prihoa .Regent Alexander of SoI't. 'bla haaVaooived a:dcleaatlon'froin..^c| this' "national''council of tthe. Jugo^  Slav�pea>lBa,' whioh proaaflted ah;v� addreai^mandlng the unlon'With/kr OTTAWA, Dec. C.-^-Today's casu-:altrthe' gue honor, at'a - banquet ^gi van by ds}itA:Fo|iicare at the-Elysee Palace guests of Presi -------^................, ;i�AIWS,'DiKK'C.^(H4vas)^Klnr.Al Serbia of all Serblana,iCroatJanarrroba�ti; ehahge'Telegraph diapatch from Amatardam. The trouble is said to'tiave been.caused by the German ..Bolaheyiki. No, Danger BER;LIN, Thursday, Dec. 5.-' (Aaaoelated Preos.) - Regarding the danger of a counter-revolu-tlbn in Germany, Hugo Haase, the. secretary ~for foreign affairs, cald today: . '^Counter-revoluyon-ary tendencies'exist, but I'.see no danger for. the Socialist party.' The.return of the old regime is Imppsalbie.'.' . .. .- ,T^ PAY EXPENSES AiyiSTERDAM, Dec. S.- The Ouaaeldorf Naehrichten, a copy of" whioli tias been received here, says Oen. Nudant, president^' of the F'ranoh armistice commlBaion it. Spa, haa presented a note to the G'erman Gommlaalon demand-ing for the month for the British army of occupation 40,000,000 marks and for tho French S4,000,-000 marks, to pay thp armies' ex-, pohaea.. ^- 11 .WEREtfclLI-Efir ;'' I- : - -^Tr^:''-. ; -'h^-ii: POMPTON LAKES, N. J., Dep. 6.-Eleven men ; we re killed and 'Z3 Iniurod h.ora |ate;t'od�y( by four explbiiibna which drstrdyie'd 'tHe dctonaior aaaerhbling building of the bupont cap works and shaok the countpyajde for milea around. Fire.which cauaed the explosions was confined .'to the one unit and th(� property loss was, said to be' slight,. COPENHAGEN, Dec. 5.-Allied and American forcta,wlll UmporarMy'-occupy Berlin, as exercising police supervision, according to tha Oautaeha Allegemelne Zeitung of BerUn, wl)leh says that an Amartlean wiralaaa di�> patch to this effect haa been intercepted by the Qermana. Tha newapapar says that Mannheim will be aimilarly ocouplad. . The reason for thit action on tha part of tha alllaa la aaid to b^ a "rcQrettable incident during which a supervisor of a priaonera' camp shot three Frenchmen." -'�-:--O Alllaa. Bafuaa Raeosnitlort - iVlTH THE AMBMCAN ARMY OBI OCCUPATION, Defc. ,6.-Official rei GREAI AIR PLANS Building Air Vessels for Trans-Atlantic Service-^Plan PoS''in view, according to tlie cdrreaptfnident'' at'^erlln ot the Daily" Exprtiis. '.-The corresponident says he., lei^rj^'ed ^^-jthis wiien heing 'shown- overallvairoraft 'factory'at''Staakett',"a suBHCTMlC'iierr lin. b/-Managing Dlreclor.^Ranjkch, jaj formernaval 'offlcer^r' .';:,..;:J'.(;- ' The Staaken, works*. liuUit during the war,"cover hundredS-^otVacr^s a|id' employ three thousahd"'w6tke'r'8.; gqia maclijneB employed in the later 'raldii ,on London and Paris-were built here/ The machine being constructed there tor the trans-Atlantic flight, says the correspondent, haa a^ wing eyireaduof 198 feet and engines ot'S.O'OO. hWfSO power. . , j�  . Almost immediately after the arroiB-tice was signed the Staaken plant began converting the lighting planes, on ha'id into commercial carriers, intending to llnl{ all the European capitals with Berlin and dozens of planes^ built entirely of aluminum are being transformed for postal service. The correspondent says. he ha'sH learned the zeppelln factory at S'ried-�+rlchshafen is building an,airship for trans-Atlkntlc voyages, capable of carrying 100 passengers. It.ias nine engines and eight propellera:-. WORLD'S LOSSES IN , ' ENEMY TOr^NAGE LONDON, Dec. 5.-Th,e world'a total losses of merchant tonnage from tfie beginning of tha.war to, the end of October, 19t8r'by eni emy action was 15,053,786 ^groaa tons, according -16 .officiah^ an> nouncemehts Isaued tonight. During the a'ame period, , vea> seta totalling fO,849,S27 tons wertf constructed, and enemy tonnage totalling 2,3S2,975 was captured, making a net loss of tonnage during the war of 1,811,584. -BRITISH SHIP LOSSE&. . LONDON, DeCi : 6.-During'the war, 2,475 British ships.were aui^k with their crews beneath th�m. jtnd 3,147 vessels wercaunk and their crews left adrift,. aecordln)^. to a statement by Sir Eric Ged-dea, Wrat lord of the admiraltyi In an address In support of a.fund:by wonrpn of the Empire to erect a memorial to British merchant seamen. Fishing vessels to. the number of 670 had been lost,, he said. 39 th Lethbridge Battery i^re FirstTo Enter Moms The jSSthrBatterV. ^compri�.e.(l , .fil-.leiter. , 1, most entirely of Lethbrlilge uiGn,.jvas the first to enter . ha must treat with the da facto �u protested that they are not.ia aceordi with the doctrinal of.:^Bolsb8Tlfl|d,l and declared that their only dealte* Isv to bridge over the gap ot.the .tr^nsl-) tlon period, which 'Bhouia�.*�Bd Sani February, with a conBtltueat^.ooiiTen-J^ * %J tlon. , .Until the American toroft arrj,yedv there had heeii-. comiBanlGatlon mi{" m, hot the, government at regAlalionB 'incident'^ tlon have made" that ji . r.ThB,&a�aBea0,fIur^ol, armyi continued ?.lts' apVeiikeal,, Germany. It had; b^. taiilnmiX.X(^ MBt today,:hut the^^jwlng.'.f^id* xWpt the m^n'ia excUlent cotfaliiOnf--Rains and alippery:.roBda,lat^rifei'edi slightly with the transport, ,,l>utintb@ organlBatlqif was unlmpairedi. " / SCHOOL Hi / peiiiM That - plans are now In aurail'' > of preparation for the new aehool. of agriculture to be .etaeted>!rat 'v Raymond waa the atatemant n^ade <. in Edmonton thia wsel^ by Hertr A. J. McLean: T^Ib will be aoed:? 'Xbws for the people of ttaymeHicfr for It ia the iTret definite'i^'ahv^::;: nouneement that the aehool wr^e. to be ^located there, thafiih-^ Uti^^ , haa been B^nerally underatead iV that Raymond waa to have ,*hf( *v honor. Last aprlni the geverA- :. mant purcbaeed land adjelning ': the town, and both'Irrigation and./ ? dry farmtng praetlcaa \ will 'be' taught. The new aehoot.with tout- ,V buildings and..^equlpment will eeit in the neighborhood of $200,000.' " Mr. McLean alto anneunepd '' that the floverament waa ^ eertald-' -erlhg'the ereetian of dormitory'^ bulldlnge at Clareehatm,iOlda and Varmlllon, at a coat of about;. $150,000 each. ' V; MUaV WIOTECT BELGIUM PARIS, Dec. 6-(Havas)-^lh8 ^Albert and President PelncarB^ In their Bpeechesat the banquet In the Elyaea palace laBt night,'t|ie newspapers point out, aBsallad the; neutrality which did i)ot protect Belgluni; nor save Europe from. the asareasioh of Germany, itafi^.r^ declared that ways must-bP ' aldersd of gWina Balolum ' t($|i^;;-y strength she needs to keep \h�f./. place In. the world and to whl6^ ahe'haaa.rlghti.. KAISER'^SPN JOINS ,4 THE NEW OO s ,LONnpN, Oee...S;T^Prlnce AdAif bort,ilihIrd,Bon,of'the former Qfp'ji- yi man emper^o.hae Jolnfd thOypfssr .\ ent government, aecordin8,.tj�'-',ia Qerlln dispatch...to the Exprdaa �fiHejis .novi^.at.PotB!lam,fjtiJls a#f L0JNDQI#H(;:�sfc|5j, -Badem ia Met^nft Swiuprland,/Boeordii nowapapars, - eaya a dliipatchNa. thavDali Baden is sasfr'efi;,|th famous- BlaclK#Perai large part of, JoUtKarn ;