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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ' 3ays the Problem of the Jews in Poland is a Most Difficult One to Solve. WARSAW, Dec. 15.-Oen. Joseph PllsudskJ,. the niilitary bdsd of the Pol\�b govommeat and the popular idol of Poland, spoke freely todaj' with the correspondent respecting tUo situation Jn this country. ' "The Jewish auestlou is most difficult for Poland," he said, "and It will need great effort and sacrifice on the part of the-peoples and the Jews to retach: a solution. One of the best proofs of oiu- tolerance toward the Jews may ho found In the fact that they were permitted to participate in the recent eleictton. A special commis-iiion la Investlgatiifg^ the alleged pog-ir from Hermannttadt, Transylvania. SOlERS'il SITUATION IN SMYRNA REPORTED EXTREMELY CRITICAL ATHENS, Dec. 17.-The situation In Smyrna is lextremely critical, according to newspaper dis-pa,tche8 from Mitylene. Young Turk officials have posted sirm.ad bands at various places about the town and these have been bombarded by the allied fleets. NEW PRESIDENT OF PORTUGAL ELECTED -(Havas) Castro has LISBON, Dec. 17.--AdmWal Cantoy been lelected president of Portugal In succession to Dr. Sidonio Paes. who was assassinated late Saturday night. -I-i--- BOYCOTT ENEMIES PARIS, Dec. 17,-(Havas.) - The peneral syndicate of French hotelmen announces that it has decided that for 10 years it will not receive a native of, enemy countries as an employee or customer. This decision will be transmitted to organizations of hotelmen in all the allied countries. DISORDERS IN, TURK CAPITAL ATHENS, Dec. 14.-Slight disorders occurred In Constantinople last week, according to a dispatch from tha, Turkish ca^iital to the Embros. A Greek sailor wa� killed In front of the mosque of St. Sophia. A detachment of Aiiglc-Greek troops were sent to the scene and^'restored order. ENTERED WIESBADEN PARIS, Dec. -17.-(Havas) - Gen. Lscomte, commanding tl-ie 330th corps of the French arrny, entered Wiesbaden, yiesterday morning at 11 o'clock. The troops were reviewed from the steps of the city halt, opposite the statue of former Emperor William. KILLED RUSS^ PRISONERS ZURICH,' Cfic. 17.-(Havas)- Geivrjan soldiers at Cracow are reported to ha,ve fired upon Russian orisoners who refused to -work, killing :.six and wounding: . eevenr according'to the- Stuttgart ^ageblfitt: �''lt"la*8tated-4'hiift Atii.-incident occurred since the, signing,of the armistice between tjie allies and Germany, Arrangements Understbod To ^ Be No\y Under Way For  New Contest Bbert Says Germans Are Not Concerned About Getting Ex-Monarch Breaks .|^pp; Picture vShow in ^;:'v^;-.'. � QUEBEC, Dec.'' 17.-An incipient 'i-ibt, wherein a haU-scove ot returned soldiers from overseas participated,, occurrftd'iu St. Roche, a subui-b of this- cityiThe trouble started in a vaudeville and picture house on St. .Toseph- street. It appears a soldier from an Ontario unit Just arrived from overseas started a show of his ow!i,:lii' the house. He defied anyone^ ito put'him out. In the end some r^^ turned'-soldiers w^ho w-ere in the'haU.j sided" with their comrade and start-e'd* to clean out the place, and \this nio*6 was followed by a free-for-all struggle, which ended in the streets -with the municipal and military polio^ using their batons with good .effect. Three of the, soldiers -were , . , . , , , , rushed to the military hospital In It IS a most a certamty now tha.t I ^jotor. ambulances, while a number there will have to be a new e ec ion. -j. otbgrs were taken to the guard-for president of district IS, Un.tecl jj^uge or to neavhy doctors. All told. Mine Workers. The results of, last appears som,e 20 men, both civi-Tueadays election are not by. any .^1^08^ ^ntl soldiers, were more or less means all in, but the returns are BUf-\ggyei-ely injured. In h number of ficlent to indieate a new election will o-ther instances soldiers atarted trou-, , ______^ i^^,"h�fnTiL- the town but were li,",n;^:-'u;o;.wWca the former em- 4�i/./?h,f Yf\J "^tifn P-^^^^ "^^^^ l.erorwo-aid hava to be given up," grves^Vil^istolh^^^a'^s'^arm-aS^ .^"tto^ of^ali-.the trouble. ^ "but th.t is'.ot a question .Christopher is therefore still leading Biggs by a fairly large majority, but his vote is not yet neai-ly large enough to give him a clear majority oveir all other candidates-, and it is not anticipated that tha northern camps will give him the uecessai-y vote. It is understood that the district officials iiavo practically decided to arrange for another election in which Biggs . the present incumbeiit, aud Christopher, will fight it out. EW U -0 VILLA ON WARPATH AGAINST U. S. AGAIN WASHINGTON, Dec. 17.-Information has reached the American government that Pancho Villa, the Mexican ' revolutionist, is planning a "demonstt'ation" in northern Mexico, with ^ view to ascertaining what would- be the attitude of the American government toward a renewal of his operations. i extensionT yearu London; Dec 17.-(British Wireless Service^)-Frledvich Ebert, Socialist premier of arermany, declared in an interview yestex-day that he did not know of any legnl method by which William HobenzoUern'a surrender could be forced. �l caa not think of- any provision KING WENT TO A dIRL SHOW PEACE NIGHT LONDON, Dec. 17.~(Corre- ? spondence ot the Associated Press.)-Until armistice week ? King Oeopge had not been in- ? aide a theatre-since the out- partaken of Intozlcaats since > 1916. On the nljtht Of the * Bigtting of the armietico he { had champagne with his din^ ner, and after perusing a long ^ list of theatrical attractions ?  !he,Belected something lively- * Joy. -t �. ,,..* 4>> engine of Would Be Better Than Keeping Them in Uniform, Says Gen. Mewbum . which closely eb'if;.- Lyceun;> Opens Tonight Mayor Hardie ylH open the series higHevt ci��a ot^jentertklttbent at the ^Lyc^um attraction* at the Majei- iQweit poMlble pflcfer ' ft dt tUeie'ittractlona,;tjie Bertha SIb^^JJ^w^i"''^^-f^**" Uo*rer. who ^wlll visit the city during Those who hafe.'tJok septired eeascn iie,^ter,. rPhe ^tractions are belnr Uckets :for tiaa'B^^^bf"ffiS |o.1�?;;f>ty by a committee win be..able to abifsd^^^ "W 8^at oUl�en8,-'on the same principle asVthe thds^tro. There Will'be nlentv IPt@�"tauqua^clrcult, the object be- of time still to l^atfS^&^^hSot :JUe:v,iune^4hat-of providlug the; for, the whoI^a^vlli^^rlSionB^ __ ivouldi be the right way. 'Instead ot  rkeeplag the man_la barracks it would LONDON, Dec. 16.-Recent >\impr8 -be better for him and for the country tli/it the war office has been for some tb-iet'him get out ot the uniform as, - time in possession of anew ongijie" of q'ulckly. as he can. It wouH cost! The vice-president of tiie Canadian who were rescued are- shglUIy destruction more deadly than iaiiy- mucli.to keep him in the army; Why Pacific ftailway issued the following jureU." thing known and calculated to makeican* not those ot us -who 'stayed at statement-regarding the accident: I Goueral Supi.'Tiutendent Stevens, war impossible if the nature ,,of it-is- hobe be taxed to^pay these men for "At-0^7; si.m. today the second sec-! Mechanical ^Superintendent -Temple disclosed and its effectiveness proved,' Retail Merchants Must Live Up To Act This Holiday Season ^ EDMONTON, Dec. IT.-Tli,era will be no time exteiislon;.this year under the terras, of. the"Alberta Factory Act. Reqilests Imve been sent to the attorney-general's depavtmenjt ,\vUi of former Emperor Charles, waie named as the successor to the crown. The Socialists, a dispatch from Vi-; enna. adds, intend tO' take sharp measures against the Monai^chista. Delegates to German Workmen's Congress Assemble in Hall of Former Prussian Diet.__, BERLIN, Dec. 17.-The central .congress of delegates from soldiers'''and workmen's councils from many parts of Germany opened today in the building formerly used by the iPrussiaa diet. There were three women aiaoBg the 450 delegates. ,  ' During the organization ot the con-grcBs it became evident that the Independent Socialists una the Spa'rt&Cus group were gi-eatly out-iiumberedJ A significant development was that none of the Important posts in the congress-were given to delegates trom Berlin. The Spartacu.'s group raade.,a,.|4l|:lle attempt to intiiiiidate the congress;� Early in the session a rosolutio'h-'was, submitted that Dr. Lelbknecht . and' Rosa Luxembourg, leaders ot the .Spar-tadus group, be invited to attendi^-tffe congress as guests with advisory-powers. � .i-fej Presentation of, the resolution cau.s> '-n^ ed, a great tumult tliroughout the -;; --i hall. The followers of Dr. Lelbkneoht '.]J. and spectators in the gallery joined in :.;) the uproar'which lasted 30 minutes and threatened to result. In" varloui ' v-j; flghts.. The resolution, was^ defeated, , ;; live to one.' ,\ Today's session otherwise -was de� v:!;/! :void qf any inoidentst Aicoritest.-Ja;  eifpeeted Tuesday when tl)e que^tloji ^ ot summoning a national- assembly , comes, up for discussion' ' ' l')i � A Graft ;,pefMf- -^/�:i&^m^^^ COPENHAGEN, Dec. 17-A gisnerttr ' ,5^ meeting of the Independent Sl�M^fc#j-' The Berlin correspondent otrtb^'Bev-.'^^wj'i Ilnga�B-3^8nder'Jf-t;ope�ihageii;r-�*y8.- 'JiJ this -is ft �i-eaA.defeat for tbo-fSiftKAfi^^ 'lac'us' group." ' v>�i,, wmm ;1 PARIS, Dec. 17.-Sp*Bli|.h inveafJTC gators who have conducted aw ^ia-guiry into the ^hooting Of Frenclr prU'-oners of war at the German prison camp at Lahgeusalza, have fotward-eiV their report to the -French au-. thorltles, accordmg to the Petit Jom;-. nal. The newspaper says the report declares that the attitude of the i prisoners did not^ justify the ruthloDS , methods of the Germans. \Mhlle, at * LangensaJza the prisoners erected -a -~ theatre. Before leaving the prison they attempted to tear'it down,-, and while they were thus engaged wero fired, upon by German, sentriee.-: ' .,� L Thirteen Missiilg After la Tourist Coach is BtirnM ,. WINNIPEG, Dec. 17.-Thirteen people are missing following .the ,dest'ruction,fay fire of one tourist coach in the Canadian Pacific train No. 4, which left-^y/jnrilpeg at 9:10 p.m. yesterday for Toronto. Thp. fire apparently'atarte'd \n a bertii occupied by a -family party and quickly ^ spread to the rest of the coach. .* , t> i-The rest of the train is uninjured, it would appear from reports; The C. P. -ft. officials will'issue a statement later in the day. TKo identity of the passengbrs missing is not.ktiown yet. They ai-c all tourlst'passangors: in- Is apparently confirmed by the I'fprmer war minister, Brig.-Gen. Seely, in an elec'tion speech. Referring to the conscription ,!con-.| troversy he said: f . "If; tlie nations of theyworld -'don't end war, modem science, mechanical ______ ____ - - - H**J l-JllDOwar 'bonus tion of Train-No:. 4 stopped for train and other olficiRls of .the eoro.pauy for what they have done? I believe orders afr'Bonbeur .station, 120 miles have left Winnipeg by'spocl.aVtrain it ought to be done. A man may get west - of Fort Wiliiam. Conductor to hold a .searching investigation'into a job tomorrow, but even then he is Begg, of Fort William, in charge of the cause of the fir QUEENSTOWN, Dec, 16.-"Tiivelve-American torpedo boat'Sestroyers sail-:: e'd for vessels destroyers. that they had.ibeen tfy^ng-toAeat.food for the child with (V spirit- lamp or biBOOine-a loafer. "Some of the finest "The train crew and the engine .............^ _ men that ever lived had gone to crew . immediately: bucst, into the had struck ,a?.Jtght tor .some-sreason. South Africa and had never done a coach and rescued many passen-{When the fiawes reached'the curtains day's vt^ork since," headdetl,- 18 UNFOUNDED DONDON. Dec. .,17.-The < gers as fiiey could reach. We regret J of the berth it would -be-; im^qypaible to stajQ\.that, as..,n,e8rly as can be ascertained,-: at the ,moinent, 13 pas- It�jll*i sengers-are.--\nls8lflg,-,although it is _............. 'embassy here ststeR Jhat the report just-posslji-le that'several of these of Tue lUvesUgatloij to'be held V.ll| p home. The British admiralty froro'Ivatbach to ftie ^fect,4hat an escap^e'd Into, tlie other coache^ and be given out to the press-at i; the B signalled' ''good bye" , to the'j American squadjwn had /STrived at, have not^^eported. themaelves to the earliest possible moinent,''^'.the .state- to control ^them. "Names and a4dress^8 ol'the"rescued and the missing, and,.the restjiK PARIS, Deo. 17.^There Is .portant movement under -way la Dutch' commercial, political aild finandKl .cirr^ cies, according ^-to a dispatch^ fromv Thg. Hague to,the Matin, Indlcatmgi,^ that ihe foreign policy qr Holland ,1?111,ET.,, assume a new direction based,dn clo|i ' I er relations with i;the Lentente.^nfVi^^ The leader ofcrthejDutch aiwnojnMpi �"' ' league, in.a speech;at Harlem,.dii^^v _ ed his party recognlMd" the' Scheldt should' be iinteruationall ; J^ola-Tvas unfounded, ] train, vguductor. Eight. paas,()ngersj meut adds. S.i/ry.i J,' � High Low 63 ;