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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta DRCKMHKR 1018 NUMBER 305 v mm MAY HY KAISER AT VERSAILLES IN CHAOTIC STAIE venue 01 Charlottenburger Liebknecht Holds Meeting Around Kaiser Monument Protected by Machine Gun to make members of the Spartacus party tho result of Fridays Karl tho leader of thlsi lost no time in staging u spectacular open air meeting at tho Tiergarten last His call for the meeting brought forth munition who had responded to the demand for a gen eral These men and women marched through Unter den Llndln to the until they reached the point where the Avenue of intersects tile There Liebknecht mounted the base of of the granite statues erected in honor of the Hohenzollerns and made an The semicircle of Liebknechts auditors was flanked on all sides by machine guns mounted on motor trucks which commanded all ap Liebknecht harangued the crftwd in his familiar indict ing Friederlch the premier Philipp Schiedemann and other kaiser Socialists of complicity in IYldays He called upon the massed to organize Red Guards and beat off the attacks of counterrevolu At a late hour Berlin was Estimates by the Tageblatt place the number of deserters Berlin is feed lug at more than Premie TCbert and his cabinet held secre with the executive committee ot the soldiers and workmens discussing Fridays Over 30 meetings of conflicting par ties were announced for 1 Troops troops were brought to Berlin Sunday by the Kbert government to crush the Spar tacus which is in control OLYMPIC SAILS via Olym pic sailed Saturday from Southampton for carry ing over Canadian war vet The and corpora tion Officials of Southampton and a numbtr of distinguished per sons gave them an enthusiastic Generous Donations Needed Moiv tlian 1ms been collected for tho riirlstmas cheer fund llorald for thin more tlian much will mellil if no home is to ho overlooked during the Thn irenild urges upon the always public of Lethbi dge 11e greater need of this fund this Tho children must not lie allowed to go thnlr Mcuhtomod Christmas which a largo part In their llvrs many homes will miBS this If Thr Herald fund cannot provide for Send a generous donation to The Hmald Yeggs Crack Whitla Safe STRIKE Special to MB Hernld safe In the general store of Sam Richardson WHS blown lato Saturday night OK early Sunday The cracksmen first broke open the tool secured several heavy tools and pried tho door of tho Tho safe which is of tho latest was then blown and between taree and four hundred dollars Tn cash d portion of which is post office Two old bed comforters and u sack of flour were used to muffle tho sound of the The robbery is evi dently tho work of two working without expert tools or All tools taken from the tool house were left on the Boor of the Mounted police and post office of ficials were notified but owing to the limited phone and telegraph service on robbers had a good Christopher and Browne Sprung Strike Ultimatum Which Operators Never Received Despite the threat to aH the men of the Gait Collieries are at work and there is no indica tion of a According to the threat of the local supported by Vicepresident and Secretary Ed Browne of the district the 700 men of 3 and were to have refused to go into the mine this Members of the Coal Association more than ever of the opinion that the threatened strike was an election dodge pure and siwpl8 calculated especially to stampede the nonEnglishspeaking CANADAS TOTAL W EXPENSES CONGRESSMAN ON SERIOUS CHARGE trial of Victor congressmanelect of Adolph nat lonal secretary of the Socialist party William Cruse and Lewis indicted uncfer the Es pionage began in federal court today before Judge WHERE TO VOTE Polls are open for school elections in the city today until eight oclock in the even Polling place for all vot ers south of the Cent ral All north of the Westminster Everybody is urged to get out and Do not be indiffer A Good Vote Indications at noon today were in spHeof the lack of interest in the school board quito a large I vote was being and all the candidates were working hard to bring out their The polls will bo open until 8 oclock this eve and a rush is expected in the last couple of WILL DISCUSS THE SOCIETY OF NATIONS the pre liminary conversations to fix the program for the peace confer ence It is probable that the allied delegates will decide if the or ganization of a society of nations will be elaborated at the peace congress or left to a further con the Petit Journal FIGURED IN THE Sent PostHaste to Cologne to Put Down Disorders There Expenditure Over One Billion Pensions Mean 30 Million Annually A1X LA minister of o British troops have been hurried finance has forwarded to Sir Robert to Cologne to maintain but Borden full particulars as to the war what the of the trouble there fxpenditore of Canada and as to the annual pension which will re sult from the The total expendi ture of Ganadavis estimated at 000 To March 31 next it is estimated at To this should be added the amountof war which Will has how serious it is not stated in the brief unofficial an It is reported the Red forces and their opponents hare been and that the situation de mands armed Britfch In the meantime British infantry have been pushed up as far as which entered Stringent or Telegraphic Briefs incurred after which I may exceed The pension vote of the district in favor of have issued along the Britioad is estimated at a year presidentChristopher In the race for jsh front forbidding any one not acand probably Canadas net debt the polling for which will tually a member of the army of occuto March is estimated ut take place Tuesday of this week far as The Herald can was never any ultimatum delivered to the Oalt Collieries management special from The Radicals are said to hold the tmllding in which the Prus sian chamber of deputies The movement has also spread to Munich where there were disorders in the streets after the Radicals had broken up a meeting of the Democrat Disorders also are reported to have occurred in Prominent Men Arrested one of Germanys great manufactur ers and a number of great manufac turers of the Dusseldorf wero arrested Saturday at MulhemAm on charges of high Besides August Thyssen arrested were Fritz Edmonton Stin Herr Hnrr a commercial and After being examined for several hours by the Socialist council of Mul litin they were sent to whence they will lio taken to Berlin to face charges made against FATAL ACCIDENT PORT 9 Tho tug towing the stern section of the Atikokan from Erie to Saturday morning when 15 Biiles off Port Colborne burst her steam scalding tho Arthur and Chief Engineer Indications are that the agitation over the employment ol Japs in the local mines has blown A couple of weeks ago there were two Japs working down in the pit for a short but this was and they were removed before was any talk whatever of a Tomorrow Tuesday none of the mines will be as voting for district and international officers of the Of for the ensuing year will be Bo nation to cross the border without a f In addition to the Canada willhave claims for indirect or cbn j sequential damage well as those I arising out of the raids of German submarines upon Canadian fishing ves The final advertising for claims of this nature is now being done by the secretary ot floorgo of Owen LICOL WINS THE of tho chaplaincy who is a former pastor of KnoT has won another decoration for ser vices at the A year ago be was given the Military Now ho has been given the Distinguished Ser vice which ranks next to tho as an officers Gordon Is a son of tbo late Gor of Queens and when be enlisted for service was assistant pastor at Mangin will enter Mayence tho French bridgehead on this week at the head of the 13th and 143rd Infantry each unit of which has been cited for In order to meet the wishes of the various units which desire to enter AlsaceLorraine and the Rhine prov the government according to the Echo IS NOT GRANTED as to when the government would reply to the memorial of the civil service feel has the acting premier said that de to the reply to tho government servants change from time totime the troops had been sent more than a week in the occupied troops will ire sent to the bridgeheads and into the Bnd alsoTnto the American sphere of ed the 22nd the government These troops will bo re lieved later by other Britain Cannot Relinquish The Mastery of the Seas JEWS APPEAL TO BORDEN POLICEMEN AND FIREMEN AT MONTREAL MAY STRIKE firemen and employees of ths0 incineration and aquaduct depart mente of the at a nvseting held Saturday decided that unless the city administration commis sion agreed befojr Wednesday noon to the terms of the four un ions a strike will be The total vote stood for one The demands made by the four unions were not met Saturday morning by the city REPLACED BY SOLDIERS the threatened strike of employ ees in the water and incinerator departments of Mon treal take place on the city authorities hope to re place the strikers by AMERICANS NEAR COBLENZ American forces advancing to ward the Rhine will reach Co blenz on according to a message from quoting a representative of the German for eign who has just returned there from WANT INCREASED RATES American Railway Express Com pany applied to the interstate commerce commission today for authority to increase rates apply ing to offices of the Cana dian Express Canadian Northern Express Company the Western Express Company in order to align the rates with the generally increased domestic NO POGROMS central i Polish bureau at Lauzanne has re The aggregate amount of war bonus a telegram from Berlin to the which has been voted by parliament ettect tnut there have been no pog or provided for by ordersincouncil for g againsl the Jews in the present fiscal year exceeds tho acting premier which is Commanded Third Canadian Division When Currie Entered City The name of will be written in large letters when the his tory of Letbbridges part in the war comes to be Not only were Lethbrldge artillerymen the first to enter when it was retaken from the Lethbridges own gen was in charge of the Third division of Canadians when General Sir Arthur commander of the Canadian forces made his entry into tne General Stewart Commanded tbc third in the entry to the when the pop ulace overjoyed at being went wild in their anticipation of meet ine the loader the When v Socialists Say That Kaiser Was Not Really to Blamq for Starting the cable to Toronto Mail and Em Reynolds newspaper claims that it has Information that the trial of the fugitive William will i held at Sehiedemanns MO henzollern has been already iuf ficlently it la essen tial that his part in causing the war should be clearly says Philipp the former German aecretary of fi nance and in an inter view with the correspondent of The He said the estab lishment of a state tribunal to try all persons guilty of causing the War Is now being but must be decided upon by the national I according to The said that for eign remains In the gov ernment becausa it is believed he has the confidence of Great Britain and Defends the Kaiser editor of the of said to the correspondent of The Exf according to a dispatch from the German that the impwil sion abroad concerning former peror William is A false He said that he himself had suffered too much through the former emperor to incur a charge of but it was a fact that William ttohenzollern had no personal part in starting the mere tool in the hands of past entered tne auu muumnn as the Belgian national regarded as WVD them and the British national anthein were and three cheers were giv en for the Belgian HOEBEC CLOSES Another Enquiry of Similar Nature Will Be Opened Shortly When the moment for declaring war came the militarists wareafraid he wouW refuse to sign the declara said The former em peror missed his He was never happier than when posing in the He ought to haveN man aged a cabaret taken a show oa He was a great he knew when America came the war that Germany would be Harden said I fought with the censors to tell the people and when President Wilson published his 14 points 1 ad vocated their because I knew we coinld not get better or more favorable French The letter in part was Rhine in reply to the memorial of the palatinate civil service federation of dat is of theSiew that the creation of a board of arbitration and conciliation for ot considering the re adjustment of salaries is not neces sary or of equivalent to the entire revenue for the year from the income Make Bonus Uniform their reply to tho MORE REVELATIONS let ters from the secret files of Count von Bornstorff were read to the man Pressv position be Tin naval suprom My is tho subject of an article con Mbuted by Winston Spencer minister of munitions tho coalition in in the Sunday He says that tj no other state in tho world is in the Name position as Great Our wafety from our daily every means whereby wo maintain our existence aa an independent peo ple our unity as an oiiffeder atlon of commonwealths and depen these float from hour to hour upon our naval says he says If that de defence IB weakened or We shall be in continual danger subjugation or AVe should be forced to live in con If that naval defence We have the right to demand from all other na friends and foes a full recognition of these We am also entitled to this naval strength cable protest on behalf of tho Jews of Can letter Of the acting ada has been sent to Sir Robert Bqr 0 the civil service stato that by Bruce chief of the bureau lien calling his attention to outrages whllp tho matter of readjustment of of investigation of the department of committed against Jews In nas been taken under advise Among thorn were iiiHtruc Unllela and Bessarabia and urging the meju b Hervice commission tions to all German consuls in the premier to make such representations u rcquest a board of arbitration as United States to get German subjects as will prevent repetition of such out tne amouut of the war bonus and Out of plants producing materials the hearing of four witnesses in the Montmagny exemption inquiry here on the case against George notary of Omer Quay and of this charg ed with trafficking in Military Service act was brought to u Another iutiuiry of practically a similar nature as that just closed will he opened in the court of sessions on when the charges against E a Montmagny will be The accusation against Lavergne like that against the other three is of conspiring to In the evidence of of the swore that to the beat of his the signa ture on a number of cheques produced in court was that of Goulet one of the three Majon ers the testified that he had instructed Lavere and FREUENERAL IN BERLIN TO SEE AFTER senate committee investigating Gor of themilitary and brewery propaganda today to aa u10y had done in the which we have and which we arc de fermined to not in an aggres Vivo as has been shown on four separate in four separatn ngainst Philip tho of Spain Louis Napoleon and the successfully defended civilization from military but for the freedom of the In Churchill said We are sincere advocates of a league of Every influence Britain can bring to bear will be used to malse such a league a powerful Thlt fine conception of President Wilson has been warmly welcomed by British oil over the We shall strive faith fully and loyally to carry it into nnTnVvy Vrprobably by a combinabeing and keen It tu active lion of navies we should not But we must frankly that moralr our but our liven a league of nations cannot be tor us wd liberties only on a substitute tot the British navy VhVre In the world can such nny period thai we can Joint Commission ment that a joint Polish and Jewish committee will go to Poland to in vest igato the stories of Jewish pog roms recently published was made today by John of Chi president of tho National Polish The committee will sail within ten for the method of its They the stiy further that the raising of the war bonus to the uniform figure of would make the establishment of the board ad vanced troops reached ths Rivsr Rhine yestsrday between Codes berg and Field Marshal Halg announced today in report ing progress of the British army of podesberg is about 20 miles southeast of near the above Caught on the Fly NINETYEIGHT of the Japanese university stndents are of WEATHEH reminds well any open winter of the old PEOPLE SHOULDNT holler be fore they are The new taxa tion proposals are not into force They have to run the gamut of the so far as the income la and no knows what the legislature will do with the amend ment lu ibe people should remember Me of 1918 TROOPSHIPS ARRIVING NEW wireless message has readied here this after noon from the United States hospital ship Buying that the which carries 400 wounded American would pass tho Ambrose Channel lightship at 3 The vessel will probably dock at Hoboken late The Adriatic and Kroon with about also aro expected to reach hen before DEMOBILIZE AIR FORCES have just been issued byb department of naval service for the demobiliza tion of the Royal Canadian Air Ser Steps were taken to oiganize this division some time ago and u number of cadets were entered for Some of these have been aent to England and some of them have sent to the United States to take a preliminary course in the special school aud then take up the flying INVITE WILSON TO VISIT COLOGNE dent Wilson is invited to visit Cologne by the Volks Zeitung of that which suggests that resentatives of the German for eign ministry meet him WANT BILLION FOR CANADA sugges tion will be made tothe federal government that of the which Great Britain is to ask as its war inrium nlty should be given to to be used in the reparation of re turned soldiers and the upkeep qf soldiers widows and ac cording to provin cial secretary of the Great Veteran who epoke at the Peoples Forum upon the aims and objects of the associa AT ANTWERP Canard Steamship Line has decided to make Antwerp a port of and has re quested from tho city authorities tha use of the docks formerly used by the NorthGermanUoyd of the French hat arrived in according advices reaching here today and has established his in the palace formerly occupied by the French Dupont has bssn entrusted with the transport and repatriation of French prisoners held in Gar Obsequious Manner Franoh army of occupation is bting ceived everywhere in Prussia in an obsequious according to newspaper corre spondents with ths VISIT THE STATES KBW The States government will have as iU guests in the near future Presid Poinqare of King Georgd King Albert of Belgln King Victor Emmanuel of Italy ami the heads of any other nationi Presi dent Wilson may visit during his viilt to Stephane editor of the Paris declared just be fore he sailed lor WEATHEB High LOW Pair and ;