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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUMB'XI. ALftBHTA, MONDAY, DI-XKMHKH 9, 1918 NUMBEH MAY TRY KAISER AT VERSAILLES Licbknecht Holds Meeting Around Kaiser Monument Protected by Machine Gun Squads. Dec. lo matte members of Ihe Spai tacus party martyrs, tlio result o[ Fr in ay's rlollng, Karl Llebknechl, Iho leader of this facllon, loat no time In ElajjIuE a spectacular open Mr meeting al tho Tlnrgartcn last night. His call for the meeting brought forth munition workers, who had responded to Ihe demand for a gen- eral walk-out. -Theao men nnd women marched through Unler den Lliulin to the Tlergarten, until they reached the polnl where liie Avenue of Intersects tile Charlotlenburger There br, Llebknechl. mounted the liase ol one ot the graulUT siatues erected In honor oC Uio Iloliemollerns am) mado an address. Tho semi-circle ot Dr. LlebVnccht's auditors waa flanked on ajl Bides ty machine- mounted oii motor trucks which ap proQches. Dr. Llebknechl harangued tbc crowd In hta familiar style, Indict ing Frledertch -Kbert. Ihe premier; Phlllpp Scltledemunn nnd oilier "fcatssr Socialists" oE complicity In J-Ylday'fi rioting. He called upon Ilia masacd to organize Red. Guards oni! beat off tho attacks ot counter-revolt] 'At'u late hour Berlin was Estimates ,-ljy !lia Tageblatt pJnce OLYMPIC SAILS LONDON, Dee. Preii, via Olym- pic lalled on, Saturday from Southampton' for Halifax, carry- ing over Canadian war vet- erans. The mayor and corpora- tion offJctblG of Southampton and a number of dlntlngulshed per- sons gave them enthusiastic scfid-off. Generous Donations Needed Morn than lias ulrcaily been collected for lltp fbrlElnus cheer fund ot The Herald (or Mils but more this much will needed IT no hernia Is la be overlooked during'tho CljrKlinas weefc. Tho JIcruM urge.i upon Iho always generous public ot LethbridRe tlio greater' need of this fund Ihle year, The children must not be allowed to go thr-lr vcuhtumcd ciirlilaias cheer, which plays a jiart In Ihelr llvca, anrl many Cornea will mlei Ibis IT The Herald funrl cannot provide for Ilium, Send A Ecneroua donation' to The Herald today. CONGRESSMAN ON SERIOUS CHARGE CHICAGO, Dec. IrJal of Victor Berger, congressmen-elect of Milwaukee, Adolph Grener, nat- ional secretary of the Socialist William Cruse and J. Lewie Engdahl, indicted uhcVtr ths Es- pionage act, began in federal court today before Judge Landie, Yeggs Crack Whitla Safe BOMONLY (Special in llic lltnilU) WJJI'J'LA. Dec. cafe In ILe general store or Saul Ulcliardson was Iilnirn lato Saturday ulglii or early [Sunday morning. The cracksmen flrsl broke open Ilio C. n. tool liousc, secured several heavy tools and iirkil the door or tho filore. Tlio safe ivhii-Ii is of QIG latest imtLern, was them blown and between thrco four hundred dollars In cash sr-eurcd, [lorllcm ot Is office Two old IjcJ coralorlera and a Back of-Aour were uacd to ulufile the sound ol the nxriloaton. The robbery la evi- dently iho worlf of two yeggi, working wllLoul'oiDerLtools or kucnvleJgo. AU laken frwil'the tool house were left on IhoTlobr ol Ihs Et'jrc. Mounted police and post office of- ficials wero nuillled but owing to Uic limited phone., and Iclcgrnjih fervice Polls are open (or school elections in the city today o'clock in the even- on Sunday, Elan. robbers had a good Chrisiopher and Browne Sprung Strike UHimatuin Which Opernlors Never Received Despite tlie threat (o strike, aH the men ot tlio Gall Collieries aiJ, at work today, aod -there 13 no Indica- tion of a strike. '-According In the Sent Posl-Haste lo Cologne to Put Down Disorders There A1X LA C1IAPEL-L-E, Friday, D, ing. Polling place for all vot- ers south of the tracks, Cent- ral School, All north of the track, Westminster School, Everybody is urged to get out and vole. Do not be indiffer- ent. A Good Vole [nilk-alious nuon today were that, in splte'ctf. the lack of interest In Hie j school" Ijoard election. a large volo was llfijug pollcj, and all the j candidates ivere working hard 10 bring out tlielr supporters. The will be open, nntll 8 o'clock this eve- ning, and a rush is expected in the last couple ot- hours. WILL DISCUS? THE SOCI5TV Or NATIONS PARIS, Dec. trie pre- liminary conversation! to fix the program for the peace confer- ence It U probable that the allied delegates will decide it the or. fjanlzation of a society of nations will be elaborated- at the peace congress or left to a further con> ference, the Petit Journal eays. Expenditure .Over One Pensions Mean 30 Million Annually OTTAWA, Dfc. minister ol Iho number ot deserters Berlin la feed fug-'ar.nioro. than Premier KberL-'aud "his cabinet held secre session, with ilie execiHIre'comuiJlteo ot Ihe Bolsters' and iworkmea's "council, discussing Friday's rioting. 1 hieellnpa ot coiiflicIInE par- tto3 were announced for i Trcopt ".V Dec. -'troops vero brought to Berlin.Sunday by'the Kbcrt EoVorflmflnl to crush the Spar- Iacii9-movement, which is In control of the nortlierti of Berlin, ac-Ua 'the Oalt management i-onling Iqtdispnlch to L'lnformatlon [eUli'er at tho Lclhbrtdge or-Calgary "from Zurich. The Radicals are to oflice. Indications arc, that the agitation over the employment ot' Japs. In Lho local mines hai bldirn over. A couple i weeks ago ihere' wero two Japs i short' ,i _ I nil CiMJUUJf r 1 IUJ I AJC1..2 VJ I 1 :A H -1, J.-----i UC 1UIU13LUI Ul have cecn.hurrle.l ha, lo Robert SecreUry Ed Browne ot the district of STo. 3 jvere lo go into lliiMnino this'mornjnfr. Members to Cologne lo viaintalu order, but Eorderi hill" particulars as to the w. what the jiaturc of tho Irouble Ibere fxpendllare to the has how serious it is, is annual" iionalopiburden winch will re- not slated In Ihe brier sm- suit from.the.for, "The total erpcncli- nouncemciit. It is reported the Red lure of'Caiiadi'is estimated at force's and their opponents hare'been To March 31 next rioting', that thu situation dc- it jg estlnialed at JS To juanda-.irnied lorcefl- the, ihls eslimaloj, Ehbuld added the Telegraphic Briefs Commanded Third Canadian Division When (Jen. Currie Entered City POLJCEMEN AND FIREMEN AT MONTREAL MAY STRIKE MONTREAL, DKC. ''men, firemen and employees of ths incineration and aquaduct depart- monts of the city, at a meeting Held Saturday decided that unless the city administration commiE- slon r.jrecd before noon to the terns four un- pns a itrike will be called. I- f The vole I one against. xThe deman Jiold Ihe irftUdlns, In which the Prua sian chambsr.pf deputies meets. Tlie moremenl bas also spread lo where there were disorders JQ Iho Btrecta alter the hid brokch -D a meeting of the Democrat iiarly, Dfaorflers also are reported to hare occurred In Tllseo. --p.'emFnsnt-Men Arrested....._ BASEL, Dec. ona of Germany's yreat umnufactur- great manufnc- lurera ot iho Dueseldori (Hatrict, were urrcsted Salurilay at Mullicm-Am- Ttuhr, on clinrges of high (reason. JJoalJes August Thyssen arrested Fritz Thyascn, Edmonton ncs, Herr Ilrcclte, Hnrr Wlrtz, "Dr. kucon, a commercfal counsellor, and Herr Rlenz, r. nalnlng engineer. Alter examined for several hours by the Socialist council of Mill- he in they senl lo Munster, whenco Ihey. will Lio taken to Berlin to face charges made against them. FATAL ACCIDENT PORT COLBORNE, OnL. Dec. Tho tug Harrison, towlnp tho stern section ol the Allkokan from Erie lo Colboraer Salurday morning when 15 lies "off Port Colbornc hurst her atcani pipe, scalillns tho cook, Arthur Taylor, rolally, and Chlot Engineer Georgo Uoblaacn, ol Owen anvcroly. Sound, working -In the plL for a will'have claims for Indirect _- __ j-requential damage well as those arising out at Ihe raids ot Oerman submarines upon CaaadUn fishing ves- Dual adverllalns tor claims of this nature Is.pair being done by llic secretary ot state. Jme, but this was lemporary, and thoy wero removed heTore .there was any talk whaleVftr..of a strike. Tomorrow ITucsilay) none of the I FAR1S, Dec. mines will be working, as toting lor will enter Mayence Qisirici aini iuieniHtiOual el llic -Frasch.. hrlilgeheaii rm ihii-.IUilne. at the head or the 13th 'aiid j-ear will bo in .-progress.; Infantry Divisions, each unit ot whlth has been cited for bravery. In order lo meet the wishes of tlie IfriT-OhlUT OTTAWA, Dec. as to 'V Ihs thrcatene'd strike of employ- in the pollcej. fire, water and incincrstor of Mon- treal lake place on'Wednesday, the "city authorities hope to re- place the strikers by soldiers.. The name of MODS, Belgium, will. be written in large letters when HID his lory of Lelhbrldge's part In the war corucs to be written, Not cnly were artillerymen tbc' first to cuter Uons, when It retaken from the Germans, but Letlibridgc'd own. gen- eral, Erls.-Gcn. J. S'. D. S. p., in of the Third divisl' dlans when ,Slr A Cnrrtc, commander the" (urccs made Iifs'eiitrr In to I li 'Isluii'pt Arlhijr CiL-ueral Tl Coniratindei the third in the enti-y to the when" Hie pop- ulacor overjoyed at -'r being -vcleasud, went wild in their antlctpatiou of meet- ing tub'lKuter o[ the Currie enlorctt (lie city, aiid padt was over, the BolKiaii national an- them and the British; national anlheui were suns, and cheers giv- en for the Dcleian king. AMERICANS NEAR COBLENZ AMSTERDAM, Dec. American forces advancing to- ward ifte Rhlrie will reach Co- bfenz on Monday, according to a message from Berlin, quoting a representative of Ihe German for- who has Just, ret'Jrncd there from Treves. WANT. INCREASED BATES Tflrious unils vhich desire to enter 'government would "reply to WASHINGTON, Dec. Alsace-Lorraine nnil the Rhine prov, the memorial o[ the civil service fed- "v American Railway Express Com- the BpTemmenl has eralion, ihc acting premie? said" Mint according to the Echo rte J'tiris, to the 'reply to NIC government scrvnnls "In reply to the Q[ the Gordon, or LLo c-n.pl.lncy service; wlo Is a former of Knoi-'churcli, LelhbrlriRc, linfi won another, decoration icr scr- vlces at. the front.1 .A.j'car ago he was rte J'crifj, to change from time to'llmc ihu Iroppa had been seul more than a week ago. In the decupled regions. French The leller lu part was troops will Va sent to the -UhLnfi hrldgcheads and into ihe palatmafe pivii servtce federation tit Canada, dal nnd also lnto_thc American' Ephere" ot %2nA instant, the government is ot lhclvlcw that the creation or o hoard of arbitration and conciliation lor thc'apurpose Ot considering tho re- by other units. given the Cross. Now ho lua boon Ser- vice Order, which rants .nest lo tha V. C. DS an officer's. decoration. Col. Cordon Is a son ot the lato Or. Gor- don, of Queen's University, aud he eulfatcd for service ivas essfatant pastor Andrew's, at Oltawa. j sary or of salaries able." not neces- Britain Cannot Relinquish The Mastery of the T.OMDOX, nee. (Canailian Press, British naval supreni-' !.i :bc Kublect o[ an article con- Mkuteil Hon. Winston Spencer Oi'JfchJU, riilnistcr of munitions In the coalltlon...foTernnieni, r- In the 1'osl. lie says lliat no other stato In Iho world is in the B.-ime poflilon as Great llrltain. "Our -safety from Invasion, our dally bread, crsry nicans whereby wo malnfalti applied to commerce commission today for authority to Increase rates apply- ing to or, from offices of the Cana- dian Express Company, Canadian Northern Express Company .and the Western Express Company in order to align the rates wiih Ihe generally increased [demesne rate. NO POGROMS GENEVA, Dec. ccumil huroau at Ijuizanne has cflect that there have been no po-- Another Enquiry of Similar Will Be Opened Shbrily Socialists Say That Kaiser Was Not Really to Blamd for Starting the War, LONDON, Dec, cable to Toronto Mill and Em- pire.) Reynold's claims that it hac Information that the trial of the fugitive killer, Wllllarn Honenjpllern, will be held at Versailles. Schfedemann'fi LONDON, Dec. lienzoLlern his been already iiif- flclenKy it It esten- tlal that his part in causing ihe war shouJd be says Phillpp Schledemann, former German lecretary of fi- nance and colonies. In an inter- view with the correspondent of The Express, He said the estab- lishment of a state tribunal to try aU persons guilty of causing the War It now being dlscuucoV but muct be decided upon by the national assembly. I Schiedemann, according to The Express, uid that Dr. for- elgn minister, In the BOV- i-ernment becauio II is believed he has the confidence of Great Britain .and America. Dcfendc the Kilter Dec. Hail deu, editor of Ihe Ziihonll, ol Berlin, said to the correspondent of The Ex- nccording lo a dispatch from he German capital, that the slon abroad concerning former jeror WllUahi is false one.-, He" saUj1 ic himself had suffered through Ihe former emperor-to.'lu'cui1' a charge of Impartlallly, but-it wai'-ii fact that WllliSui Hbheniollera .hVd co personal part in starilnB ilie.'ifBV, hul-ivas a. juere'-'tOol'iii'the' hands1 or the military- parly, by which, was as'a.coVsrtl- j "When tli'o mojucat forJ. declaring war came the militarists he wouH refuse to sign the declara- said Harden. ;'The former'.ebY- peror missed .his vocation. never happlc-r than when. (he llmellghc. He ought to 1-.-- aged a cabaret a show: On tour. He was a great Declaring, he-knew Tvhen. America camo the Var thai Germany would be 'I fought wllh the tell tho people Ihls, and when PrusidK'nc Wilson published liia 14 points-1 ad- vocated their, acceptance, because 'I Knew ive not set better or more favorable lerniF." MONTREAL, Dec. cable of protest on betis" cf Use Jciva ot Can- ada has lo Sir Itobcrl Uqr- llen calling Ms attention to outrages I Jews i 000. Iho ncting premier allied, which Is equivalent to the entire revenue (or Ihe year'from the income lax. Make Bonus Uniform OTTAWA. Dec. 9. the letter of the nc officers of the civil MORE REVELATIONS Dec. >Iore let- QUEBEC, Dec. the hearing of four witnesses in Ihe Montmagny exemption Inquiry hero on Saturday, the case against George Plon, notary public, ot Omcr Guny and Gmilpi, of this city, charg- ed TYiili tralTickine in Military Service act was, to tlosn. t Anollier inauirj' of 'pracllf ally a similar smture'as that just'closed tie opened in tho courl'ol sessions ou Dec. IS. when ilie, charges against R. U. a. ilontniagny lawyer, will be The-, accusation sgaiitsi kaverg-Be like that against the ye' other thruc la of consplrliiE to dcrraud. In Ihe eridcnee of Sntii'rilaj, tlamcl, of the It. C. Af-swore la the host of his the signa- ture on a number ot cheques produced in court was that of Cipli 01 the Hircc accused. Major. Desrocli- er3( llie (eslifled Hint (.ialtclci and Bessarabia and urglag tho premier lo make such representations breaks. Joint Commission Der, n jninl Polish and. Jewish committee nil! go lo Poland to vcsllftate the slpriea ol pog- roms rcrenlly puhllehcd was made today by John F. Sniulzki, o[ Chi- cago, pregiilont of the National PolUh Doparlnient. The committee wUl sail nmu in auui w-itjiin Ion rfavj N i, njainst Phlllu Ihe Second, w'" liosltlon foe risral'olorl. We lip-re llic right lo ilomanil from nil other na- tions, friends nml toes ulllte. a lull rccotnlllon of those facia. nrr> also entitled to this naval sircDgth fiavo anrt.whlch nrc Ac- dermlncd to liold, not In p.n aggres- sive niannerT aj'has been shown on [our separate nccana. In four'sopnrato of Spain; XIV., Napoleon and tcrs from ihe sfcrct Hies ol Count you Bcrnstortf vcre read to tlie. nc liivcro i inelr rsply lo Eenate coniinittcc Ccr- gcrKi. ot mllllarj- police; premier, tho mflrl brewery propaganda today rice sialo that Druce Brielaskl, chief of tlie bureau ruent the civil service commission tjOQ5 m all German consuls'in the thcr request a board of arbitration as United States to get German siiWeets I to_ tlie amount o( the war honua and mlt or plaots pruilucing materials for j'the method of Its- diBlrlbutloa. They IUQ Allies. sav- turlhci that the raising ot Hie wnr IN BERLIN 10 SEE lo act as Ihoy had done in tlie case. INVITE WII50N. TO VISIT COLOGNE to malie the est; board -unnecessary. our cxlitence aa an Icdcpendent peo- ple, our uhllr as empire, onTTcrler- Mlon o[ cornmonwcallhs and depen- Ihess lloal from bour lo hour upon our nayal tajs Mr, ChurcliiU. Conliculng, lie enya: "If that do- dclenct Is weaienerl or Jolerred, Va shall be In conilnnil: reality, This, fins conception o[ tlariger of subjusalion or alirvallon. Prssldest his been warmly We itioold bo forced lo llye In con-1 welcomed by brUlsli democracies all tinned ar.iiety. If that naral 'orer the worH. abnll strive fallh- itcre or oiermlstered by fnlly and to It into any aaty or probably by a combine- being and II In actire existence. the kaiser, Euecessinlly ilefenilcd civilization from military.tyranny, but for Ihe freedom of the world.'1. In ChurcliiU said: are sincere artvocalcs ol a league of nations. Every Influence Britain can bring to bear be used 10 Diake fiufb 'a league a powerful Caught on the Fly lion ct nsTlei we should hol.l, rtol emr possessions, tnt our llre.i only on surfrance. In world caa incli Hut ilate nultc Ivankly that A leairtie of nations cinnot oe for R fol- the British nsfvy r.ny period tljal n'e can foresee "NINETY-BIGHT VERCENll ot lha LONDON, Dec. ad- vanced troopc reached the River Rhine yesterday between berfl and Cologris, Field Marshal Halfl announced today in report- ing protjrfst of the BritFih army of Occupation. Gjdetberg 20 milca coutheait of Cologne, near the Rhine, above Bonn, Japanese university W. J. M. I.A., B.D., ot Kohc, Japan. jure of 4351) TROOPSHIPS ARRIVING ;hmcnt of the tireless message has readied this after- noon from the Unlicd Slates hospital ship Conlforr; saving that the vessel, which carrioa 100 wounded American would pass tho. Ambrose Cbannel lightship at 3 0'clork. The vessel .v.-lll probably dock at Hoboken lale lodav. The Adriatic and Kroon aro.lmrt. transportE, with about also are expected to reach here before nlcftlfair. WEATHER reminda well any open winter o[ the old rtays." Old-llmcT. "PF.pI'Ui SHOULDN'T holler bo- fore they arc hart. The new- Uxa- tlon proposals are not Into force yet. They hftre to run the gunut ot tte legislature, so far as the Income In la concerned, and no onq knows whit the legislature v, lit do wHti the amend- ment. In the meantime people should remember" there o[ IMS Hinllt. DEMOBILIZE AIR FORCES OTTAWA, Dec. have jnst-been Issued bybjho rtepartntent of naval serrlce for .the demobiliza- tion ot the Royal Canadian Air Ser- vice, Step3 wero lo organize this division Eomo time ago and a number of cadeU were, entered for training. Some of these have been sent to England some o( them AMSTERDAM, Dec. dent Wilson is invited to visit Cologne by the Volki Zeitung of that city, which that rep- resentalives of the German for- eign ministry meet him there, WANT BILLION FOR CANADA TORONTO, BUgget- be made to'the federal government thai .of ihe which 'Great Britain Is to ask as ill war IncVm- nlty shoulct is given to Canada, to he used In the reparalion cf rt- turned soldiers and ths upkeep widows and orphart, ac- cording fo W. E. provin- cial secretary cf the Grfiat War Veteran Association, who spoke at the Peoale'i Forum upon .the alms and of the aicOfia- tlon. TO CALL AT'ANTWERP ANTWERP. Canard Sieamshtp Line has decided to make have, been aent to the Unile.1 Slates Antwerp a port of call, and hair to InVo a imliminary course in the qucaied from 3ic city aulhorilics tpecial school sod then lake up ihe of the docks used' by flTltif training. North Gcrraan-l-loyrt l.lr.e, WASHINGTON, Dec, Dupont, of the French army, has arrived in Berlin, according It advices reaching today and hai establiched hie headofuarters'r' in the palace formerly occupied by the French embattx- Dupont has been entruvted with the transport and repatriation of French prisoners held Tn-Ge'r- map.y. i m Obsequioui Mannar PARIS, Dee. FrincK or ceived everywhere in Rhcnfiche Prusjla In an cbaequiout manr.sr, according to. newspaper cpondentt with the army. VISIIffiSlAIES cR Dnited States govercmenl will have 1U 'guests in llic near rut are PresIdiA Polnqare 01 France.-King George EnRlaod, King Albert of Klnp Victor Emmanuel ot antl tlie heads of any other nations Presi- dent >VlUon may visit during bis TiiU to Europe, Sttpbaoe LauzAsse, tUlttr or the Paris Matin, declared JisL be- fore he sailed lor France. and miM. ;