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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DECEMDKH DEMAND GENERAL ABOLITION CONSCRIPTION British representatives at the peace con ference will demand general and sbaolMto abolition of conscription throughout Winston 3pen oor Churchill made this announce ment In a spfsech here Allied Forces WiU Occupy Berlin Shortly As Result of Bleach of Armistice Terms by Govt Bring Hun Leaders to Punish ment is Policy of Premier Radical Policy Outlined as Regards Empires De MAKE ACHY OFT the detailed of his by Premier LloydGeorge calling for the trial and punishment of the men responsible for the however high their he pledged the en tire influence of the British govern ment at the peace conferences to see that justice was In declaring for and exclusion of all enemy aliens from the premier pointed out that a consider able proportion of enemy residents in the United Kingdom during the war had abused their hospitality and thus iiad forfeited their claims to Must Be Prosecuted In his the after flaying a warm tribute to the soldiers aud sailors of the Empire said The kaiser must be The war was a Who doubts that It was a terrible crime It was a crime In the way in which it vas planned and in the deliberate wantonness with which it was pro voked It was also a crime in the in vasion a helpless little stateand lit the wicked and most brutaltreat ment of tliat Remember the treaty v6T neutrality the scrap 1 is no one responsible Is no one to be called to account Is there to be no punishment that is neith er Gods justice nor men responsible for this outrage on the human race must not be let off because their heads were crowned when they perpetrated The British government will use whole influence at the peace confer ence to see that justice is Indemnity All the European allies have accept ed the principle that pow ers must the cost of the war up limit ot her The allies purpose to appoint a committee 6f experts to examine the best meth ods of exacting the In one passage of his that dealing with measures for an increase of British the premier says Labor and Capital Pealing with tho coalition govern mentB program foi increasing the industrial the premier says one step was needed for and that was He says All classes must give confidence to those who havo Those who have capital and to those with hearts and hands to To labor I say You shall have jus tice You shall have fair treatment and a fair share of the amenities ot life Your children shall have opportunities with the children of the To I say you shall not be plundered and Do your duty by those who work for you and your future Is ifree for all the enterprise or audacity you can But there must be equal and labor must have happl in Its We will tolerate no and labor must have iu Just Middle Classes Are Dying of Starvation by Thousands Conditions Terrible Mine Manager at Calgary DC nies That There Are Any Japs Working Here Fugitives from RusBla who have reached here sav that life in is terrible The famine they defies the Flour Is selling for roubles and butterand sugar for 150 roubles a kilogram Herrings are the food easily ob and sell five roubles All middle class elements are excluded from public houses and are dying of starvat on by thou Hundreds are bur ed each day between ti and 9 oclock in the morn eween ing no funerals being permitted later The minors of this accord ing to local are determined to enforce their demands that no more Japanese labor be employed in the mines There are ot pres ent only two Japanese miners em ployed and they are at 6 mine of the Gait Thin matter of Oriental labor has hanging fire for a long but the notice of a strike came yesterday with suddenness and considerable surprise among local mining Vicepresident Christopher is credit ed with having precipitated the ulti matum in the absence of Piesldent who is visiting some of the northern camps at the present Some mining men believe that Christopher has sprung this as an election dodge to gain votes for him in his candidacy for the presidency of district being backed up in his move by Secretary Browne of the aud it the Japanese who are at are still Nell is Greater This Year Already acknowledged Campbell Confederation per Norman Douglas Robison I ant Vear The Herald raised over for Christmas Cheer tor the ChrlstmoavCfceor F Berlin Claims to Have Intercepted Message That Allies td Occupy Capital of Germany as Guarantee Against Further Outbreaks of Hatred Against Prisoners Still in Huns Army Refuses to Recognize Workmens and Soldiers Council of only are left in Many widelyknown persons have been shot or starved to death recent Uumors of approaching entente intervention have Bolshe vikl hatred and resulted in frenzied persecution of class ele ments Tfcere is norvousness The Polish at egation has been while the finrarori a work on Monday morning there will be no other miners work with If the company still persists in retaining their then the entire district will be called ac cording to the 15 Japs Working At the present time there are about 15 Japanese working at the Gait Col all of whom above ground on picking jobs Or other work of thft None are in die Many of these have been employed by the lake Shakes Tall Buildings at Vancouver A pronounced several seconds also reported noticing the TOO city was shaken violently by an earth ion has of these have Doen emywyeu been entered 6 mine nf f 111C IP t n QTI 1 H The personnel of this lega tlon has left JXaHIng Of furniture and tumbling of REACH LETHBRIDGE s Four Lethbridge men and several other Southern Alberta men returning from the reached here the early morning train at 4 this and were met bf aud Secretary Maddison ot the Vet This is the first party to reach the city since Jlite armistice was sign eel They came on the Scandinavian which left the old countryV about the day the armistice was No definite word had reached them as tc lust when the armistice would go into and therefore the ships calling date was not The following were those who were in the party r Forbes and Lethbridge High River Hut Baker and MANY VICTIMS hundred and fiftysix victims of the antiJewish outbreak In Lem havo boon burled according to the news paper Noyon of Cra as quoted by tho Jewish press bureau Many bodies yet lying In tho ruins of burned It Is vas under construction more than vears Of ftie Japanese colony n the mining camp three or four wenF to Vancouver when the war broke out ind there enlisted with the Japanese jattalion of tho Canadian Robert Livingstone of the Gait company refused to make any statement for publication regarding aie threatened strike except that it came as a bolt from the The Herald Is in possession Information that there has been agitaj tion here over the employment of Oriental labor for some and the local had had the matter up with the company some months Just why It should be pressed so vigorously now is more or less a I Harrison the department of labor and Walter commis sioner for the operators are in the city Neither would maks any statement on the though Harrison stated that Coal Com missioner Armstrong would be in Cal gary next Deny Any Japs Here head of the mines branch of the Canadian Pacific when seen by a representative ot The Herald tlils stoutly denied that any Japanese were employed at the Gait coal mines at as a matter of at any of their and that he knew nothing whatever of any alleged Stockett was very emphatic in deny ing the rumor of any labor HEARST PAPERS Investigations in Show BernstorfTs Connectipn 1 With Hearst Papers TAKENFRONlSn resolu tion calling on the government to withdraw Canadian troops Irom was adopted last night at muting of the dlstrlat The was oaosod In and Is be ing circulated from that central body throughout unions tn Winnipeg Trades Labor Council at its ing last nihht passed a resolution de iiundlu that Cwindian troops now iu SlberlaVl waatern Rueaia Jm and tuat troops being mobilised in Canada to invade Russia be Immediately Another resolution adopted called for western Canada labor to take In all labor organizations west tliu Great Caught on the Fly THBRB WILL BE no great rush In the automobile hufpess dur ing next few but never theless business will be very With a good crop next and tho factories once more turning out orders Inoteod of war the motor cor business should be better than it bos ever been within a general agent for the who is the city THERB IS MORB land ready for crop in tho Forty Mile municipality than ever of Forty Mile I THINK SPECULATORS laud should bo expropriated at a price fixed by the and not by the and they then Hhoulit be made available for purchase by the I of At a meeting of leading citizens of the Rhineland in Cologne on Wednesday it was In view of the impossibility of estab lishing a regular government In to proclaim at the earlieot possible moment an independent undfsr the German em the republic would include the countries of the Rhine and The meeting was ad dressed by Karl a reichstag and Herr a Radical Socialist member of the Berlin WITH SERBIA Prince Alexander of bia hasreceived a delegation from the national council of the Jugo slav which presented an address demanding the union Serbia of all Croatlans and Slovans formerly under the domination of Prince Al exander assented to the according to telling his story of German propaganda in Bruce chief oi the bureau of investigation of the department of today laid be fore the senate oommittof inveatoi gating brewory and German propa ganda cablegrams exchanged in 191C bv Count vou then am bassador and the Berlin foreign One of Bernstorffs messages urged that special favor be shown William Bayard ah American about to visit Berlin as a newspaper corre because he Was employed by the Hearst the message had outspokenly placed themselves on the German Bielaskl told the committee that Hale was on the Hearst pay ioll for a and was also employed at a year by a publicity or i ganlzatlou formed in this country by Bernard the German Hale a Traitor Suggesting on June that the time was favorable to get Hearst to send a firstrate Journalist to Ber Bernstorff told the foreign office that the man selected was he had been a confidential agent of the embassy since the beginning if the war and was bound as such by on tract to the ambassadors message is not aware that Hale is our but knows only as u Ger nanophlle journalist who has con rlbuted landing to according to the was paid b the German government to Visit Rumania and if possible pre vent entrance of that nation into the war Bielaskl was ignorant of Halos employment on the ONE ALBERTA MAN In Berlin dis orders have arisen in Berlin and considerable firing has occurred in the principal according to reports reaching the Dutch German says an Ex change Telegraph dispatch from The trouble is said to have been caused by the Ger man No Danger Associated Regarding the danger of a counterrevolu tion In Hugo the secretary for foreign caid today Counterrevoluyon ary tendencies but I see no danger for the Socialist The return of the old regime is TO PAY EXPENSES a duVinTwhlch supervisor of prisoners camp shot three Allies Refuso Rscognltioit WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY OBI ognitlon by Joseph Dickmans armyiopt the German sol diers and workmens councils has een ETery effort by tha delegates assigned to supervise the affairs In the districts occupied by forces or to haTe Americans deal with them hare Harry In charge of tlvil adhering to the policy te must treat with the do facto au The members of the councils have protested that they are not In with the doctrines of aud declared that their only deslro Is to bridge over tha gap ot the transi tion which should ond with a constituent conren Until the American forcos arriredv there had been communication the government ut but the regulations incident to the tlon have made that impossible The advanced line bf tottAmerlcanK army continued its movements Into U had been planned nest but the swing forward ifept the men1 In excellent condition Rains and slippery roads Interfered slightly with the but the organization was HAVE GREAT MR PUNS Building Air Vessels for Trans Atlantic Pos tal Air The Dusseldorf a copy of which has been received says president of the French armistice commission at has presented a note to the German commiesion demand ing for the month for the British army of occupation marks and for tho French 000 to pay the ex 11 WERE KILLED POMPTON men were killed and 23 injured here late today by four explosions which destroyed detonator assembling building of the Dupont cap works and shook the countryside for miles Fire which caused the explosions was confined to the one unit and thfS property loss was said to be Germans are building an airplane with which they intend trying a trip across the Atlantic and have a under construction with tho same ideii U according to the corresponden at Berlin ot the Daily The correspondent says learned till when being factory at a suburb tlf Ber by Managing Director former naval The Staaken duiing the cover hundreds of acres and employ throe thousand The lachlnes employed in the later raids n London and Paris were built The machine being constructed there or the transAtlantic has a wing 8P feet and engines of Almost immediately after the armis ioe was signed the Staaken plant be gan converting the fighting planes on into commercial intend iiK to link all the European capitals with Berlin and dozens of built entirely of aluminum are being trans formed for postal The correspondent says he has learned the zeppelin factory at Fried is building an airship for transAtlantic capable of carrying 100 It has nine engines and eight WORLDS LOJ8JJ Trys worlds total losses of merchant tonnage from the beginning of the war to the end of by en emy action was gross according to officialan nouncements Issued During the same ves sels totalling tons constructed and enemy tonnage totalling was making a net loss of tonnage during the war of BRITISH SHIP LOSSES During the British ships were sunk with their crews beneath them vessels were sunk and their crews left according to a statement by Sir Eric Ged first lord of the in an addrees in support of a fund by worrpn of the Empire to erect a memorial to British merchant Fishing vessels to the number of 670 had been he 39th Lethbridge Battery Were First To Enter Mons ally Hut Included that of casu only one Alberta lllUUn men medical who is reported U he nOYALTV INTIRTAINED Al bert Uueen Eliaabeth auU Prince Leo pold of the of honor at a banquet given by Presi dent Pohicure at tue Elysee Palace The 39th comprised al most entirely of Lothbridge was the first to enter when It was retaken from the Germans by the Canadians just before the armistice was signed on November This splendid news toi Lethbridge people was received by Barklay former president of the NextoMOn Mr Barklay says the have made a name for We were Hie first to cuter he Talk about a I could not describe The Svere i thought were iug to pull us to There a parade in the afternoon receive That plans are new III of preparation for the new school of agriculture to be erected at Raymond the statement made In Edmonton this week1 by This will bo good news for the people of for It Is the first definite an nouncement that tho school was to be located though It has been generally undorotood that Raymond was to havo tho Last spring tho ment purchased land adjoining tho and both Irrigation end dry forming practices will bo Tho now schoof with buildings and equipment will coat in tho neighborhood of McLean also announced that the government was conoid eringthe erection of dormitory buildings at Oldo and at a cost of obout MUST PROTECT BELGIUM King Albert and President In their speeches at the banquet In the Elysse Palace last tho newspapers point assailed the neutrality which did not protect Belgium nor save Europe from the aggression of Both declared that ways must bp con sidered of giving Belgium the strength she nesdo to keep her place In the world and to which she has a 80N JOINS THE NEW Prince Algol third son of tho former Oorr man has Jolnod tho ent according to Berlin dispatch to tho He it now at tt Is salt one grand whoop of juy over the of capturing and liberating and over the signing ot the the Belgian national The peoplo loaded us with cigars und Barklay says he hopes to be to return home very Baden is tooWng P according to soya a Cofonnagon dispatch to the Daily Baden la east of tho Tho famous Black forest eoouplee a largo part of southsrn Badsiw ;