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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta M OLD LAND Inhabitants "of Brest are First to Welcome U. S. President to Europe. HAIL HIM AS THE - GREAT CHAMPION OF WORLD JUSTICE BREST^. Dm. 13.~The tMinar'' Qt*erB�' Wathlnaton, with Prasi-dentWilMn on board, entorMi the ; harbor at Broti ihortly after noon today. The proaldont'a ahip moved into^nthe harbor through tines fermod.'by battl^ehipe. She ->vdf^p*d anchor about a mil* off . ehort-^aqiidji tumultous tfemonn , . etratlen. � "--^ -, President's WeieSme: BRBST� "Dec. IS.--Mayor' OAude of Br�st| fre^tiifs Preaiderft :Wflaon �� i he )iin^04:here today, iald: Mr. Preei-dent:'' "I feel the deepest emotion In l^resdntinc to* you thb welcome of the Breton papulation; The thlV 'hrlnKinK; you to this port ia tlie. symbol under the auspices of" which the'leglonB of Tour paciflc>^&lui!e|}B eparlns to arms In tt�Q)^can^^^of indepejadence, TJndei-tlie^ntm^ausploes today you>^rlBf J^to the JEormuitod soil of Enirope thie fort ,i)f*^t!i;i ^ynt^rland Would Have l^othing to do With Kaiser .^THE HAGUE, Dec; 13.-Switzerland rcfuaed to admit the former Qerman emperor when he fled from Germany, and Holland ought to have, followed the example of the republic; declared M, Rsvensteyn, a revolutionary ^ Socialist, In the lower house of the-Dutch parliament today. The former emperor, he con-  tinued, should net be handed over to the allies, but should be sent to Germany for trial by a peo- ple's I tribunal, - The Dutch woriters will oppose every attempt to draw Holland into .a war on the question of the former emperor.' , ' ' i Nit ' Grocnendaal denied i the charge that he favored the annexation by Belgium of part of Dutch LImburg. He sajd he had spoicen Jestingly on that subject, but, he added, he l!,� r^;:.. itritoi'la) concessions. ......._, _____^ and Livonia:were to have the ' vie)ii!^t- Del f-detenninatiou. Third: NO'^jademnlties for war expeiiditurek^o^or damage caused by milltaiy op^^^Ujopsi' . . Fourth: '.;({jf|M;M((^i ot ^ the' (rAde war, of lndemui|ioa(ion of private loss inomic wartarci Should again' none \ contracting Second:^ Poland, Couri ts from Petrograd, dated as n-jB oeen lue cenue oi unusuai --- --^-^ Dec. 5, said to-emanate from s^au^ counterrevolutionary actiyitr,:,^"^^^^^ resumptton o� soui-ees, that the antl- inuch of which has been kept dark, |. �f-rordtaB resumpwon. 05 ar^ in circulation. simultaneously nearly every boat from Pihland has brought one op tww celebrities of the czarist regime;; among wiiora there are now staying in t Stockliilm Gien, Demetrleff, '::j ex- /o|r�d , " beyond 8*'iu that city power to grasp," entire natfSh^^^hl'-h will acclAitii^Atli I 1fi;|fl8iii[....... and our wholfe people will" tlirill.'bt^ jusie'eVeii the Idgntiohs; of . neutral enthusiasm ovet.Jhp eminent at^tes- oourttrios at Petrograd in .the event it ing the period Of extreme reaction against the pro-German activities and orroVlt \tm be^ur one MesciUWng'it'as a.r�it>' of horrors "tlien cleared the \ray lor a still more I ....-ii --jiiiJ'^iUi' ii.i!'+i�tf*-ii.i,Tjjjy^,^jgp plauneo to' ^'''^reinc reactionary, Alexander Pio- ' anan who is the champion of thefras-plratlons toward Justice and liberty. "This old Breton city liaa the=Uonor of first saluting you: In order to perpetuate this ho^nor to our detcendanlH, the iqunicipai council has asked me , to present you with, an address expressing their joy as being .privileged to incline .themselves betore'tho illustrious democrat � who presides v..over the destinies of the grtat "republic of the United ;Stiktes." The mayor: then presented the engrossed addres^s of c0incil. which said In part: "Being the first to welcome the  president of the United States to Prance, wf& respectfully salute the eminent statesman who so nobly peirsonifi6s the ideals and the rights of man. In order to perpetuate this event through the ages we direct that these proceedings be deposited iu the city archives. Long live Presi- dent 4Vil8on. Long live the chainpidn and apostle of international justice." became nBcessary'to save their own lives, in case of allied occupation o� the city, it is stated in these advices. The Swedish legation waslthreaten-ed 'by thfe Bolehevikl for a time, but it is now said to be.-safe;. ^ topopoft, who wuB in turn eweiit �away by thOvrevolution; also Baron. Tauhe, �x-chfef pf the political de-purtment of the.jforelgn office. TDWAROmTE Caught on the Fly "TALKING of a public library, why is it not possible for each school-in the city to have a library and :ex-change the books every so often? So far us a public library is concerned nettling should be done unless it' is done on a permanent and satisfactory system."yGeo. Marnocli, president of the boardot trade.�- ' , "THIS IS ONE of the mildest, if not the mildest winter- 1 havt^ ever' seen here."-C. B. Bowman, one of the old-tlmera and formerlj? meteorological observer here. . FftENCH in ODESSA PARIS, Dec. 13.-French marines have entered Odessa, Russia, and have received a cordial welcome from the people there, according to the Matin. ; OTTAWA, i)'ec.'v^ii^Ped'eral. ministers are not dlspoiBfed';to;inake any comment'as tolthe rellreinent of Hon. , m^gy f%i%iaBviftlJ% W. H., Motherwell from -the Siaakat- LLnUv nUlLliMn chewau government. Hon, J. A. rrUlfA llniriilvll Calder, minister pf, Immigration and I UnllU Mi-lll.'1lt1U , � colonization, whoie :^land Settlement f sdieme la &ttacked.-:iby.i.'the retiring . provincial TOinieter,:-,.'is not In the capital. He lift M#idoy V:fdr. the maritimo provinces 'lid o.eufer with the provincial ittlMstWnir-� M Cal-der's plan was exfelaiiied at Uie inter-prbvinclial ooflfeirence, .iai^ to have the Dominion fend mViVY / to the proTlncea lor .the iip^cJjjMii; .^roviiVceB;.:. , : r^' ^Clarke, b. In coonectldn "iwlflt^'Mr^ well's aaserttocM. as ;td,,tiib failure of the Doiuinioh: gpj^emmoiit tCt; give the western prtiyJnceftheli:' natural re-aoui^esa, It. is rStttlledrvthait Swhen the/ rttlrlDg mlntstAtVieturaed after the, Ott^Vsj. cokfelrl^nce':\4ei Was rer _. . _ commeri BIM- "Keaty .and^af-moHt favored nation claTisQ for ,;j{fe3?eers; not applying,, however, tOKia^^feninal cnstoms al-, lowance ta^v^tt'-rneighboV-inB -couu- , SiJtljh: amilarjR'ttBsis&ncet*^' tbe puniose^ of seciwilAi^trrfeBlAria^ anuBw^r^d goodk' Seventh: Agr.$eiDGi(t' to- be. reached with Gemany coaccrningr the 'evacuation of occupied terrlt9'ry. German general headquarters, how-' ever.vCount Czernin said, "declared that th|Byt^would agree under no circumstances to the evabuation of oc-: cnpied tern ton' before the conclusion of a general peace." .. . ..... ^' Had No Influence' � -The' former minister declares that he-.could ,exercise no pressure.on Gor-many,^from whom he had "to beg immediate food supplies, ' making the threat of separate peace futile." iThe; Germans, he said, announced that they would march on Petrograd if tlic Ru.'ssians did not yield. , Austria's proi>osal to 'invite .Ralish delegates was opposed by German military � authorities, by. the Ukrainians: and. Trotskj-. No- definite., agree-' ment::with tlis Ukrainians was reached. � "On Feb. 7, when the negotiations were ' resumed," continued Count Czernm, "Von Kuehlmann; then German secretary fffr foreign aft'alrs, accepted Austrian mediation, hutj Trotsky stood out for'tei'ritorial con-! cessions - and no independent peace ' with the Ukraine. All these negotiafe ions failed becauso Vbn Kuehlmahii*" was compelled by German general' headquarters to act quickly. Luden-dorft .said the negotiations must, be finished within three days,'' A New Objective of $1000 For The Herald Xmas Fund Already acki4owledged ...$359.32 Major Jack Ross Chapter, I. O. D. E............. Mr, and Mrs. G; B. Mackay Allan Mackay.......... Jean Mackay..........'.. Bobble Mackay ......... Helen Mackay .......... Arthur and Mabel ...... A Friend ... .r.......... McKenzie and Menzle---- ^Mr. and Mrs. Good Fellow G. Dogterom............ Master B. Bonnell ....... Gordon "Rutherford, Iron SprlBB*   .......      Arthur HJglnbotham ..... 15.00, 60.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 5.00 5.00 10 00 2o!oo 5^ 2.00 2.00 10.00 Total............$533.32 ..V special caulpaiga to raise �The,, HeraldVi' Christmas cheer I'Jnd'to |i;6o"0 Is being opened today, in order that many families, hitherto fairly well-to-do, but who haTve lost their bread-winners mrough tlie, recent unfortunate epidemic of influenza, will be able to draw some comfort from the fun.d. this mark o*-?a000 was decided on by The Herald laijt evening ia conBultatlon AvitJi Miss Tilley of the,; Nursing Mission, who has again emphasized tlie great need of the fund this year. So successful has The Herald been with the fund, thus far this season, .ind so generous has* the ypubllc proved 'already-tliat it is'believed little difficulty will bo realized in raising .the flOOO. Ifthlsaum is obtained, it means that, in addition to. every child �in every needy home in the city recelvin.g; some Ghi^�ta)ag,cheer, those families �\\'ho, have lost"~?liSir broad wln'ncrs - w:Ul'vij;ecelv� 'comforts, throughout :j:J^^�tri"\ � � ;,:c^,., .':�;...,:. v^,; , They- Bunjralroady raisedr soma-A thini; over fGOOas it stands today; �' isf.more than has Bcjen raised in. �uriy previous year, outside of � he  special donation of'?150 made by-th'e Rotary club �'this year. Doita-tionfe liave been, pouring into the ofttoB, iindtiife'public appear to be. iri; a specially generous mood , thlh .eeason, -The joys of kn'ow-Jng.'.thal peace has ouce more coni.^lnto the-world, and the great. . syi^iKitliy, tlvat pours out wlii,o ;haye lost ,lbved ones in the w'cott8ider it. Hon. Arthur SMelijhed,'who dealt iWitU the' matter of ;n4tural resources Vice-president-McPegan, 42; enson, 16; Lund, 1, Secretary-Board, 15; Browne, Lote, 3. Hillcrast ^ , President-Bigga; 46; Christopher, 104; iRees, fiO; Clarke,'46. Vice-president-McFegan, 98; enson.j 117--.^^Lund, 42. Secretary--Beard, 23; - The '. big' Lli'ceura attractions, which are similar/ in principle to the^Chautauqua attractions,,\. are being brdught to the city tWs winter bis^. a citizens' committee,of 20,-who are interciited In providing high class entertainment tor the piibliki, heri;^ 'Tbfese attractions, I as is : tile, with the Ghautau-. qua .attractions, will be brought here;at a nominal figure for season tickets. They are spread over the winter. The first comes next Tuesday night.' to the Majestic,-the Parner Concert-Company, one of. the. l)iggest;;miv3ical attractions '. of J;fie continent: .;'. j,-  . "The next to hppear jfiil be the ' f famous Iryin S. Cobb. The citiz- , ens committee \yho are handling , the; .attiiftetlptis. ^e;aas-t follo^vs:. .-. Geo. .,Max9opli,;j^;/! that during the three nights :,it\^ wlil easily reach the half-million' objective. That will give some idea of the way the people of Lethbrldge are taking to the carnival, which is declared by:-one; and all >o be the best attraction of the kind ever staged in :,the city. Tonight's crowd is expected to i>e double that of last night, and tliere will be plenty of room on ' the monster dance floor and. midr way to handle it, Saturday, nighty ;!no'^t less than 2,000 people* are ex-;. pected to attend. -The program tohi�|ht will-'be.-' the same as that of the; opetfing-'.' niaht, only better.- Anumber'Of "he\ midway f�ature6 are being . added. The datfting, 'whichNwj^s; a feature on Thursday night,- wiji be , even bettor. The floor Is ^n batter Condition thad� could have been expected, while; the: orchestra is the best ever: hoard m'-the-^.: city. The midway �'^IH'get" go*  Ing tonight, at 8 .o'clock,' While:--dancing starts at 8.30, leading>off >' with the grand march., .The-Q,'� ' W. V. A. awkward squad, which'' treated, so", much-, merriment; last .1 night, will/be on deck with, new �stuVits. � � � . -'-.; �-;:';;'^-i-;*c.;:; ;t:!o:^ Without Police, City k Almost Entirely in' Hands o^ the Lawless Element. STRIKING POLICEMEN GIVE SOME AID IN STOPPING LOOTING STREET CAR MEN MAY STRIKE MONTREAL, Dec. 13.^. The posaibillty of the strike of police-. men and firemen spreading to the Montreal Tramways Con^pany was hinted at this morning by Aiirete Lnombe, president of the Street Carmen's union. He said: > ^We were opposed to the strike, but now that the men are out cannot afford to leave them without assistance and lose the strlksV REIGN OP TERROR MONTReAL, Dee. ,12;-Abiel-utely without protection b)r palace and practical iy without - prete^': ' ticn from fire,' Montpsal, l�/^He)|�r;'1^^^ less in the hands of Hn^^ert -night Fire statlene �d,: citlxens- held;up, storae leoted, Mioons andi^heonsd,iliBht'dlttrjet wereC^wide open .-an*, all ,kind�4�f '.Jawleeentiie 'PJpeviU PILLAGED BY ORDER OF DR. LIEUKNEGHT 50. Christopher counted on Lethbrldge ^'5 ?ll/�''�y"A;^*��''�^'J�*',�^^ vice-president-McFegan,. 9T; Dick- and-the pass towns to iglve him his hntlw�n�lh$ i�^the Ves'tem proylwpeiva.t the con- gn.gon, Hi; Lund, 6S. I'big �majority, and they dVidentlyN}iave ference, subaequently fsbued; a, stirte- secrotaryj-Beard, -MS;-- Browne, 79; iJble ment I-n which he ;aaftl''.hB did not L(jte 52: - " � . iler think.Mr. MotberAyeIl:evp,inade_.8uch , 'Michel i,i.'', � a statement. , , j.-\ " Pre^ldent^Biggs,'^ 44; OhrlVtopher, _________ ... In.Donjinion goy�rninent,cIrcleB the 35. ;Ree.g.sizor Clarke, ,27. d^tlie Undt- Imvresslon appejjl-i to^ ptfeVaft-'-'that vice presIdeKti-McS^egan, u^owijfft^fwiH^ic., -fHv.^'-i the pfoTjfeclBl �bvernwefats-wm tall en^on, 153; Lund, 20 '/If thereTa,jcWp:tftta >in.>ith- ^e federal W Settletnent Se^retary-Eeard, lflft;-Browue; IC; hipliTialiln� TeWeeS.^Qrek^ projiMM* \w thenecessary Lote, 20. nd Atilrtica it will be 5ta}Sl 'to"good ^ letWatJon' �wlil ^e' adopted by the had- ach^ev? ^jthdut'Wf;! A8quith.,,'ie Speakini between "'^^^^ Khipitjiu; and Atiii WBAiilKft jejBtroni. What la denipWe in our various provincial legUlttures.^ B/ftval, pojjcy. is: not dominatlcJn or -:-'tIie. Dnlted SUte?." /orecm hot cotiie vip to e.xpeotitloiis. ';'tlielteBBon has a big;-inajoi'ity for Vice-president,  and  his' elsction is oliii'ost> aasurpd.'; Browne is. certain ! ttffihe >: re,e^C;ted ,aa .i'ijtoratary-.treas-Vic6presIden(r-^McH'egan,.i57-; -Dick- urer. � � ^; 1 -� "� " �.'^�^�', -'^ RACE,'ST.II.btON>- N ' ^rvPBR?�IB/Debr - i2.--il4C p'aikaJtTOia ,'outstdablticalri-iie',;to. t^e _ . ji^lt'iotr.-TueiwaartB^dlictlott. in.j.,t}ie According to';;present indications )&frttict'hBT�Vrea,^eA-j8*i!nlfi. ^furtliBJ! th^ie wlll'hav�"to be i new^'Election fth'an thet'fitoni'J BUitfmfjre.- i -for president' or District MS ,pf �-the.; asIit'co^Bplete andi partly Tepopts from orecnst-rB�cPtn)H0'*9iJI�rv !U. M. W. of A. Additional returns; tfif^BW'PJtfces-ifadicatEL 39 received by The Herald this'mDrn-vOhrSstafther-'areleaidiit 21 Ing add'cdlislderably to Christdph^r's^a^d^/bivVne'ha�-'?i _^ i total,, but!ho now lacks 360 votes',;ji>-13.--. The, . formarperman, empress has suf-fejisd An.ot)ier,:t|9rleus heart attaci^ an(l?�.d|,eeltpr .has - been MRimoned fr5iijt;�frJi|j,,.apeopdlne( ff^ dlspct-.cHfs;received here. ' //;;:fe>&f'.;;i}iit;i->;7J::.;^i,;: ZURICH,''Der 13'-T-(Hava3)-^ Ad-I vices received here-sdy thati^t -the time of tile riots in"'Berlin Xho,munitions factories in the northern - iiut-, skirts o� the city w^re pillaged'liy or-" der oi: Dr. K'arl Xieibkljeottt, h^ad of the Sparlacn.s group of SocltUists. This group is organlising.'meetings,', ev; erywliere and exhortuig-jthe-population to revolt. The advices say.,OMjt,^ 43-meetings have been an'iipujtifcd'Mih'tfift present week � iwfii -, ��;-----------,| , BONAR LAW MA-y R^jj^yfi^f'j GLASGOW, -Pecv ,13,^Anfkv# ; Bdnar Law sinnoun^ed- hsjte-tpqay"^' "that it; was urillkely,he'*puW^^^ \hjncellor of the exehe8;Mt'''To ' ^ take the neyt budget (�t�re.ff|^]|^^,, ' "^WONT TAKk'PART- ' PARIS, Dee. IS-^eff^cbn-muir will mt mke part In e#e eereflj^n-' ies of-formally wetp. The clothing aldr� of Mendel Ma-llek;. 1703.[3t. Oat!�rtne street-east, opposite No.; 1 iir� .station;, was . wrecked nri^ its whole stock �arried a\#y. A few yard* further west the front of the Laurler, Moving Picture JTheatie was likewise wyecked./f The windowsr, of a passing street car!'Were brokenf.'the car itself was. damaged, and' the wreckage blocked' the traffif;) from 9 o'clock until mldnifeht.,, � Striking .Polieemeit>J4clp- The disturjiajuce was ;sucliiv'*that' word was telephoned to Maygi', Mm-' 'tin. who c^lle^d'-Up;Capt. Carlfei'head ' of the policemen's union, an4. this "Of..-"'' tieer, in lorder-JP"' demonstrate.- thaf the policemen and^^iremen had no sympathy with, the disorders, :(der thi which erfatsd t�yt toKtmii .c'"'r' '4. 89780? 16185369 ;