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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 Hcndcl WEDNESDAY DECEMBE11 1918 NUMBER 1 HjSfRlPWORKlfTiARpFOR PEACE SETTLED DISCUSS EXTENSION OF ARMISTICE SOON cussions over the prolongation of the armistice between the allies Germany will beam at Treves on December to the North German All ship Dlna en the Whine le now under the control of Interallied com Churchill Says Ready To Settle Irish Question on I s j Spencer minister of speaking here today emphasised the impossibility of co ercing Ulster in the matter of homo rule for Tind said that the present government ia anxious that the problem be solved as soon as In discussing this feature tt the election Churchill said Before the war we had reached a definite agreement with the leaders of the Nationalist party that Ulster was not to be It never was the policy of tho late Liberal govern ment to take coercive steps in tte1 Why do not the Irish leaders come forward now and take up the j burden Of responsibility of govern1 went within the British Empire Why do they not by a spontaneous feeling of comradeship win The gbvj ernment it most anxious that tho Irish questionbe pressed forwardvigorous ly to a Great Britain goes to the peace conference ready to be iir ortly and disputes of the irishnien themselves that asolution1 to this great W hope they will endeavor by 10 IT INTHEHACEFOR T mm TALK Opportunity for Everybody dollars for a wormy would let a little ChriitnSJ 5lir he knew his few going spare a without make Miners Be Complete Change of Officers L1TH1RIDGE VOTE Chrlsto pher 244 21 202 118 27 309 Coalhurst gives Christopher Blags and Reee FERNIE VOTE For 100 128 39 For 2M For 248 112 Annual election of officers triot 18 of tBe United Mine Work Faiiff preference Question Not Discussed at Length in British Elections Little Affect in Press cable the appeals now being made to the British electors there to a degree unknown in former oral a disinclination to ex ploit supposed colonial or at least a failure to Apart rom the speeches about the policy ot there is nn almost total absence of reference to the possible bearing which the issue of the elec tions may have upon the relations be tween the British government and those cf the overseas Little Bearing on Canada The preference policy has little bearing upon It simply amounts to a promise that if Hritaln imposes protection on any ar ticles it will make rats to overseas There a further pledge that duties will not be levied upon so that tariff remissions would not affect Canada to any great Little in is being paid to tariff and awl tho battle is being waged on the issues arising from the Audiences be gan as soon as the cam paign that assurances be over SfiO were and boosted tli3 rundto the Herald hopes to make it by Christ Inas em Santa Claus IH hoping because he not want to ono iittie V Already acknowledged Civic Club Mlea Mlsa Turney Girls AwtlHary Hogg Buddie Hott Ralph WHIIams A Friend Myrtle and Harry Rose EFFORTS TO PROTESTS ITALIAN ADMINISTRATION The JugoSlav national council of acting as the provisional government for all JugoSlav ter ritory formerly incorporated in the AustroHungarian has submitted a protest to the allted governments against Italian ad ministration in the occupied of Istria and Gor according to a dispatch re ceived today by the JugoSlav press bureau WILSONS VIEWS ORE CLEAR Thinks Britain Cannot Relin uiey win of practicing to embark upon the proper Let iis pray they will labor to polled popa by which shall enable thU man at 4 the Tdafoatione probable com In present otfice 4he For this already polled a big but Is not so popu up the jto vk vpcitojj America took plape given tnat severe punishment would Jje available for be meted to and under presgure of pnbHc which hos hardened various including the have made declarations which appear to commit the government to at the conference a program calling for indemnity from Germany covering j the full cost of the together With trial the kaiser for his life At Tibertthe presl way wnicn slum lar man at At Taoenme piusi ho settlement ot the Irish problem be vote jg reported tf be a tie achieved that Ireland will no and This d longer remain tho sick and ailing UBl ena vo Defore eome tribunal to be constitut achieved eo that Ireland win no a good where juiiEid Toiiiflin child of tie British but will tfeke her proud place with all those great national forces which have been woven together to make up the ju p n tbls down mighty empire which stands so high vule n Grave Financial Problems Speaking of fiscal Churchill The financial ques tion is becoming increasingly We are burdened with an enormous but about sixsevenths of our leht Is due to Our diffi culties connected with that portion ran be adjusted within our own bor ders but the external debt is a far greater source of preoccupa Wo are heavily indebted to the United We have sent to America In bullion and from to In securities had been gathered aa a result ot two generations of prosperous The payment ot interest on that debt and tho loss of Interest on se curities previously hold will impose a very serious burden in coming We incurred that not for our own but for the allies and As a of these over Smith has also declared for In the last few days the question ot conscription has emerged into The view that vote will pun uon 8hOuld be abolished is apparent For vWepresldent McFagen Is makly Str0ngly supported and is being ing a good being POPUJaj vigorously advocated by the1 Liberals tho UBLWOCll v Indicates a close race for the presi between these At proa leads by a big tho where in an The government has met He is at present In Brule DicktMa tno statement cnson is leading at nf For secretarytreasurer the result is still Beard polled a heavy vote at Browne is also polling a good and ia landing at that it will propose abolition of coin pulsory military service throughout Critics of the government say this is not sufficiently as it makes Great Britains conscrip tWu policy contingent upon the ac qulsh Right Swirth and the Blockade a result of informal conversations regard ing President Wllsone freectam of the British Bovsrtment is now Jn possession of concrete suggestions which are understandable than the free seas clause In Wilsona fourteen according to The President the news paper has information ahow ing definitely that Great Britain cannot surrender the right of search the contraband law and the right to enforce It is understood that Wilsons proposals do not include the aban donment of any of these and thafthey are generally In no wise antagonistic to British in terests as has been A Norway Opinion wire Must Keep Up Blockade Of Germany shal Foch has refused the request of theOerman armistice delegates that they be permitted to com municate with the provinces west of the Rhine now being occupied by the The commanderin chief declared it was necessary to maintain the blockade of Ger many provided by the armis MUNICIPAL ELECIlis Count Czernin of Strug gles of Sorely Beset People to Have Germans Accept Czernin former AustroHungatian foreign min today discussed the struggles ot Austria to end the war and the prob lems which must be settled before peace is made He painted the quartermaster general of the German as virtual dictator of the empires military policy in tho last days of the as the man who stood between the central empires and peace on Efforts to Induce tne Ger man government to make concessions an important nature seemed at times to be but Luden dorff was A Recounting the desperate efforts on the part of Austria to reach some sort of peace before the final and absolute collapse of both the Austrian and man Count Czernin said Wanted Peace Long Ago The German people wanted peace long agoand even Emperor wanted to see the end of the the attitude ot England presented CUlliei TT iigainst but against Hoi according to the ot which printsa statement made by tho Belgian minister of for eign The minister is quoted our demandfrom Germany will be the restoration of all of which we were robbed in hun dreds As far as territory readjustments are you carefully read between lines of the passages of the recent speech from the throne which tbe Holland Controls Territory Which Should Be in Hands of Belgians k Wire lne claims at the peace Step3l being conference will be only to me on one occasion comei can we get peace with Bug land declaring that we must Nothing is more dangerous In poll tics than to see things an yon wishto see them not as they stood that the only way to matters was to get England and Ger many to Qive Up Galicia With the knowledge of Emperor I proposed to Emperor Wil liam thafr Austria would give Germany the province of Galicia and permWfeei tWu policy contingent upon tne ac wire tion of the continental legs Christian The Liberals and Laborites are de of chrlatiania writing on 1 nrtnooiltvf llfi alnl nf til 6 CALGARY ALDERMEN following is the final count in the aldermanic contest elected on first count with Major Jack elected on first count with 844 3 Fred elected on sev enth securing quota of over Fred on eighth securing quota of 804 votes 5 Fred elected on twelfth securing quota ot over 804 old they much as I passages in question deal tne province ui will tell you as j to have her way in Russian I provided Alsace and Lorraine were handed over to the freedom ot the manding that conscription be abol ishcd in Britain in any The government has also been called upon to deny the report that It intends to conscriptan army of men i for a period of four The ot the 1 minster Gazette urges the view that Ior lreBU tliir total Nonyegian Tidens says A voice voice from e No human minster uazene urges wju aeny that Germany has it large to be de n done hep best to lhe manded from conscription will have to be continued in aeus since an army of occupation will have to be kept indefinitely in elected on in the teenth securing quota fractional 7 elected on In Norwaya Dentil count securing quota is Uodru iii frftrtional votes 87b Germany loudly pleading HAT ELBCTIONS Keen thir toial Til1 passages in uitiiuau peciaily with the international treaty Kreizenach and presentedi tne which fixed the of then I went to the of This treaty deprived voung kingdom of Belgium of the voun principal portions of her provinces ot Leswig and Luxemburg and enriched the German confederation by the Bel gian towns of the provinces of Liege a Hf such as and Mont It also made i imperial infom u ed me that he was forced to decline to enter into the I not know whether or not Ludendorff haa a hand in the but 1 war in formed that it was to give Vllll the 11 ti lYiu u L o u t u T kingdom The Netherlands master the lower MANY ALBERTA FJ ribas Uabilltles we will have burdens gome of Great Volume of Huch as Vte have never had but we will face these difficulties with keeping our word in Caught on the Fly To Be Done By Sold iers Some idea of tte Immense rolumo of work before the various organi interested In the reestabllsh ment of wldiers in civil life in this province was given in a letter re WHAT VANCOUVER more oelred thin morningby H anything else is for the Do sninlon government to spend a lot of money oil docking facilities to make the harbor an attractive one to the ocean The city ta busy and be a big place Home but nersoually i have a soft spot in my heart for where my frlonds gftiioral the in which commencing Jan has it to evident that it will at least seyen months to return i the aud the strides tae Sec iSStSi issHSs NO PEACE BEFORE ASSEMBLY HELD Deutsche Tages of Ber a copy of which has been ceived says it learns from a reliable tource that the entente powers will refuse to conclude a preliminary pesfce treaty with Germany before the meeting of the German national v DONT WANT THEM German cabinet has sent a wifeless mes sage to the Russian government asking it not to send a delega tion to Berlin for a conference planned for December The reason given was the present sHuatlon In The Russian Bolshevik dele nates were chosen by a tee of the soldiers and workmens council against the wishes of the GREAT ENTHUSIASM that is to free them from jarrylng living men and Until those who really delivered the uau from being a place of cease from whose depths rose like bubbles the last dying breath Uie mostdestructive band of briganda were not the Ger but England and her were eiecieu aa France Italy and the United 12S Charles 88 i and it Is they ftloue who have the wnHanJ The school trustees right to speak loudly of freedom of re by acclamation as fol the lows Those who nave scattered and Donald broadcast the fruit ot a million nas one year still to having been be The very elected last December for a seaa themselves might well pray for deliverance from these hypocrites who j speak of the freedom ot the MEDICINE interest was taken in the aldermanic contest in Ward 4 which was the only election Mai Ahull was elected by the narrow major ity of A heavier vote was polled yesterday than for some years the total votes cast for both candid ates being Marshall secur ing 142 and Hole I REDCLIFF ELECTIONS 1 In Redcliff yesterday the following were elected as councillors Frank PNSI KAISER action A SUDDEN DEAIH AI was shocked at the sudden death of Petnr who lias been the town s water carrier for Naan wns bringing a Unit of water into town yesterday afternoon about 9 large proportion of the farmers of Alberta will require to be fur nished with is the statement pf deputy minister of who is In the city Craig attend ed a recent meeting of directors of the United Earmsre at which the subject was dealt He stated that there was a large amount of goed in southern Enough wneat already had been purchased to seed the and stored In the government terminal elevators throughout the Additional storage has been taken at Edmonton and Wetaskl win As to the method of distribu Craig it would be done through the althouflh It was not obligatory for them to do Farmers in un organized districts will belookW after by the TWO asra sjrsvyss rcd EVERYBODY KNOWS the appVocia tion that the people of Lethbftdge aud ot tho south country generally havo food The ujiuitcal m oommlttee will have to act prepare for this o oclock when the tank skidded ami ttter this He fell on hla Uead csss uarrisoning MuUwuaen German bUrtal IE IU6 frOlll tUCir fftlUtll6aii tDlit POtTPONt STRIKE MONJTREAL French ofihflT fire rocan colonial Infantry was honored and works eroployeea by having its colors decorated by were submitted to odious treat and forced into clow IkV f ilA DO11H UIO 1IW by pone wlmlnta yeaw from 1 nier jiuereane GOViRNMENT SUPERVISION uutii mon m Tim Ktftte ment supervision over the steel in The demobiUzawith notorious T be eud classes the uieut of complaint says wnereas auBiry industries constituting anS theJ announced today after a con ference wfth of the H will prosecution U CANADIANS IN HUNLAND military rieadquarters overseas have sent a cable to the director of public information here nounoing that two divisions of the Canadian eorpt are now es tablished in while tne remaining the 3rd and have just received orders to commence their march from where they have been in rest since the signing the to the Information froni corps headquarters indicates that the inhabitants of Germany are taking the occupation quiet up AlsacTand because tto German people never would stand the giving up of land which had cost so much Tried a New Way i The situation of Germany was but nothing could don Our conversations were pleasant and friendly and our sacrifices were preclated by I saw that I could not the mattet because Germany was obliged to pbey toe military I then tried anqth way unknown to the I Sent Herr VaBSilik a Social 1st ber of to Berlin to talk with Mathlas the clerical leaderand Albert a socialist member of the He was to tell them why the war end and give them both to understand that another peace resolution nad introduced in the directed against both the military party and the At this the Ger man armies began to win victories once the reichstag Thus we weie badly When our chances were bad and the entente nations were they would not talk When we were winning Ludendorft would not consent to mlt peace I always wanted to use victory as an opportun ity to bring about peace and several times had an impression that I might Count Mensdorft to Switzerland to see Smuts who was in Switzerland last in the interests of the British govern He but 1 was urn able to tell what terms Germany wouW I do not recall that the British ed any conditions last Qer Imany assured me that no deflnUe many assurer fcrs were received and I believed this was England appeared to intend crush Germany and Prance similar President wS the only head of an allied who did not appear to have this In mind Emperor William could bring hiuwqU to yield AJsace aud MM1 I feeL that he did the but 1 did not know how to get out ot High Low and i ;