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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME DECEMBEU 1918 NUMBER 8 mum IK JSays the Problem of the Jews in Poland is a Most Difficult One to Already acknowledged Praneea Mr and Porter Little Marlon Noble ford NUrJorle and Kathleen Martin Hate and Myrtle each C Harris MS ON Sarife ClauseFund Must Go Over the Top in a Week I m Joseph the military head of the Polish government and the popular Idol of spoke freely today with the correspondent respecting the sit uation in this The Jewish question is most diffi cult for he and it will need great effort and sacrifice on the part of the people and the Jews to reach a One of the beet proofs of our tolerance toward the Jews may bo found In the fact that they were permitted to participate in the recent A special commis is investigating the alleged pog roms at It has been estab lished that the first act of the Ukrain ians after occupying that city was to release prisoners from the These prisoners began to pillage the city and disorders naturally When Polish patrols entered the ghetto they Were fired upon from windows and hot water was pour od upon At the beginning of the trouble the forces of Polish regu lar troops In Lemberg were unable to with the but when re restored order and placed in jail whom were Noah a leader of the Jew ish Nationalist said to the cor respondent The trouble between the Poles and the lews Is the outgrowth of the in dispoaltflw the Poles to meet our demands In the light of President Wil sons The Nationalistic beengrowingr 60 but developed among Jews onlj hare aspirations sim to the and bnt lack AntiJewish agitation began 40 years when Pales were urged to up Open small stores and overcome Jewish competi Total Not a child In Letlibridge need miss the clteery vtelt of Santa Claus this What with the splen did services of the notary Club to the soldiers and tho gener ous donations to The Herald hampers will bo forthcoming from Santa Claus to every homo where there is Only a little more than is needed now to put The Heralds fund over its objective oC There is a week Btlll to do this a week which shouldput the fund away over tho with sufficient to send a ham per to every needy home on Christ inas and leave a tidy sum in the balance for comforts for needy hornets throughout the Plenty of Precedent For Punishment Says Marquis of Crewe wireless Responsibility tor punishing the German emperor and other high German official for crimes committed during the war ihust rest wltli governments and not with according to the Marquis of former secretary of state for the a letter published in the He writes The atrocities In the illtreatment of prisoners and the executions of Fryatt and Miss Edith Cavell are acts that can be brought home to the Indiv idual persons concerned and ishinent can by trT we go beyond these responsibil ity is The former Ger man emperor and the higher Ger man politicians must be surrender ed first and then For this procedure there are most am ple These criminals can be put away where they will have no further chance of bring ing mischief on the or they can be In other it is important that legal tech nicalities must noUie allowed to divert the hands of as they may in a field in which there is no basis of previous law to govern Ths respon sibility must not rest with with German White Book is Now Being Compiled by Social ists Snowing Origin of Germanys white which will contain official documents bearing on the Origin of the will be reads tor the printer in about three Karl an Independent Socialist is preparing having unus ual facilities tor doing the being an unsjtrsecretary in the foreign It is said many dispatches wttch were supposed to hav9 destroyed have been Reports of the notes exchanged before the ultimatum of was sent to Serbia by Austria will be printed in the first Among the more important docu ments to be published will be the dispatches of Count and latter German am bassador to Austria at the time the war SITUATION IN SMYRNA REPORTED EXTREMELY CRITICAI situa tion In Smyrna is crit according to newspaper clis from Young Turk officials have posted bands at various places about the town and these have been bom barded by the allied NEW PRESIDENT OF PORTUGAL ELECTEDPILLA Cantoy Castro has been sleeted president of Portu gal in succession to Sidonio who was assassinated late Saturday I AGAINST AGAIN BOYCOTT ENEMIES The eeneral syndicate of French hotelrnen announces that it has decided that for 10 years it will not receive a native of enemy countries as an employee or cus This decision will be transmitted to organizations of hotelmen in all the allied coun DISORDERS IN TURK CAPITAL dis orders occurred in Constantinople last according to a dis patch from the Turkish capital to the A Greek sailor was killed in front of the mosque of A detachment of AngloGreek troops were sent to the scene restored formation has reached the Ameri can government that Pancho Villa the Mexican is planning a demonstration In northern with a view to ascertaining what would be the attitude of the American govern ment toward a renewal of his oper YEAR UNDER THE FACTORIES ACT ENTERED WIESBADEN Havas commanding 330th corps of the French entered Wiesbaden yesterday morning at 11 The troops were reviewed from the steps of the city opposite the statue of former Emperor j Retail Merchants Must Live Up To Act This Holiday I Season Delegates to German Work mens Congress Assemble in Hall of Former Prussian central gross or Irlogatos from and workmens councils from many parU of Germany opened today in the build ing formerly by the Prussian j There three women among the 450 During the organization ot the con gress it became evident that the Inde pendent Socialists tintl the Spartacus group were greatly A significant development was that none of the important posts in the congress were given to delegates from The Spartacus group made a futile attempt to intimidate the Early in the session a resolution waa sttbmittpd that Leibknecht auil Rosa leaders of the Spur tacus be invited to congress as gueets with advisory pow Presentation of the resolution caus ed a great tumult throughout the The followers ot Leibknecht Breaks Out in Picture Show in Quebec Several HUNGARIANS INTERN Caught on the Fly IF THE government would increase its school grants to size commensurate with the educa tional needs of tho people there no need for the school tax for about which there is BO much The govern ment is too niggardly in its school more so than In any other province in the The peo Government Says His Intern ment Was Demanded By The Allies Marshal von commander of German forces in has been interned ly the Hungarian gov according to the of The Hungarian govern ment is reported to have informed the German leader that his intern demanded by the province m um fc demanded by the pie should make such a protest that dlTpatche8 received here from the government would be forced to Increase the I HAD VISIONS of a million dol lars today when I filed on a certain duartersectlon through an error of a friend of I was led to be dlove was close to the city When the figures were finally straightened my milliondollar quartersection was away out near secretary of the I THINK IT IS one of the rankest things I have ever heard that a Brit1 order cannot The nearest paying office is the Calgary poet Why should we have to send to the Calgary postoffico to do busi BUY LAND FOR SOLDIERS was an nounced by the minister of lands this morning that the provincial government has taken ever acres of land known ae the lands In the southern Okana These lande belong to the South Okanagan Land Company and run from a point south of to the International boundary The purchase has bsen consummated under the Soldiers Land Act for the benefit of returned eoldlere and for the development of the province gen x Arrangements Understood To Be Now Under Way For New Contest 11 is almost a certainly now that there will have to be a new of others were taken An incipient wherein a haltscore returned soldiers from overseas j occurred in a suburb ot I this The trouble started in a vaudeville and picture bouse on Joseph It appears a soldier from an Ontario unit just arrived from overseas started a show of his own in the He defied anyone to put him In the end some re turned soldiers who were in the hall sided with their comrade and start ed to clean out the and this move was followed by a freeforall which ended in the streets with the municipal and military po lice using their batons with good Three of the soldiers were rushed to the military hospital in motor while a number to the guard Hungary say that the Rumanians have disarmed and Interned the rearguard of Field Marshal von Mackensens A dispatch from Berlin on Novem ber 24 reported that Field Marshal von Mackensen had arrived there with his and that his army was marching through AustriaHungary to ward On Decmeber it was reported that the Hungarian gov ernment had decided to Intern Von Mackensens The Frankfort Zeitung on December 5 printed a re thst Von Mackensen had fled Liquor is at the for president of United jlouge or to nearby All Mine The results of last it appears some UO both civi Tuesdays election are not by any and were more or lesa means all but the returns are sufgeverely In a number of flclent to inclieate a new election will other Instances soldiers started trou The only camp which ble throughout the town but were has been heard from in quickly held is that of Mountain which bottom of all the gives Christopher H small Christopher is therefore still leading Biggs by a fairly large lis vote is not yot nearly large enough to give him a clear majority over all other and it is not anticipated that thu northern camps will give him the necessary It is understood that the dis trict officials have practically decided to arrange for another election in KILLED PRISONERS Gertnan soldiers at Cracow are reported to fired upon Rus sian prisoners who refused to killing six and wounding to the Stuttgart it is statedthat the incident occurred since the sign ing of the armistice between the allies and CANT FORCETHE There will be no time extension this year under the terms of the Al berta Factory Requests have been sent to the attorneygen erals department which adminis ters act from retail mer chants in all the cities of the province and soule of the larger asking fin1 similar privi leges to thoso last but the department is that any boing a direct of tlie t KINO WENT TO A QIRL SHOW PEACE NIGHT Corre spondence of the Associated Until armistice week King George had not been In aide a theatre since the out break of the war and had not partaken of intoxicants eince On the night of the signing of the armistice hsd champagne with hla and after perusing a long list of theatrical attractions he selected something one of the most popular girl which he seemed to en Lyceum Opens Tonight which Biggs the present and will light it Would Be Better Than Keeping Them in Says Mewburn Ebert Says Germans Are Not Concerned About Getting ExMonarch 17 British Wire less Friodrich So cialist premier of declared in an interview yesterday that he did not know ot any method by which William Hohenzollerna sur render could ba I can not think of any provision in law upon whirl the former em 1cror would hava to bo given le but is a question which closely uowrns have separated ourselves from and now desire only that guilt for the outbreak of tho war should be finally fiied in order that he may bo ex once for Asked as to hia view of Hie Ebert replied I am but you must remember that our influ ence upon the course of events is WV cannot create bread for the German If the nation is allowed to then the inevitable will Factory oan notibe Extensions in hours during which establishments be kept open were made last holiday season chiefly bo theact was hew and neither the merchants nor the public had haft time to become accustomed tu This objection not appealing this no ex tensions will lie allowed and all stores nnd offices will be ex pected to lieop to the usual A change in the regu lations under the act is bsjng with it is of be ing put into effect iit an oafly Tho law as now in force permits retail stores to keep open until 0 oclock on Saturday eve but the department is con sidering the removal of this week end thus putting Saturday on even terms with the rest of the Xo definite decision in this has been and spectators in the gallery joined in the uproar which lasted 20 minutes and threatened to result in various The resolution was Jive to Todays session otherwise was ue void of any incidents A expected Tuesday when the question of summoning a national assembly coraoB up for i A Great Defeat general meeting of the Independent Sqciallst party has decided that the party vote in favor of The Uerltn correspondent of the Ber of says this a great defeat for the Spav tactis r VIENNA MONARCHISTS A MONARCH a Monarchist meeting in Vienna yes which was attended by a number of Archduke brother of former Emperor was named as the successor to the The Socialists a dispatch from enna intend to take sharp measures against the investi gators who have conducted an in quiry into tlie shooting of French pris oners of war at the German prison camp at have forward ed their report to the French au according to the Petit Jour The newspaper Bays the report declares that the attitude of the pris oners did not justify the ruthless methods cf the at Langensalza the prisoners erected it Before leaving the prison they attempted to tear it and while they were thus engaged wera upon by German PISTOL FIGHT IN Modern Science HJIS Developed Machine To Make War Impossible rumors here yesterday the payment to dis charged soldiers of three months fur lough Sydney minister of said I believe that it should bo in creased to about six and I will tell you U has been sug gested that we brintr the men back here and keep them employed aa sol diers for a 1 do not think would bo the right Instead of keeping the man in barracks it would j be better for him and for the country Thirteen Missing After a Tourist Coach is Burned that the war office has been for some to let him get out of the uniform as id illo cuUadiHn time in possession of a new onglhe of quickly aB he It wouH he to lowing destruction more deadly thnn luuy much to keep Him the VUiy racitic KalUa thing known and calculated to make can not those of us who stayed war Impossible if tho nature of it is home be taxed pay these men for people are missing following the destruction by fire of one tourist coach in the Canadian Pacific train 4 which left Winnipeg at yesterday for Ths fire apparently started in berth occupied by a family party and quickly spread to the rest of the The rest of the train Is it would appear from The C P officials will issue a statement Inter in the The identity the passengers missing is not known They arc all tourist scued are sligiuly Mayor Hardle will open the series highest class of at the pt Lyceum attractionat the lowest u lie thU when the Qf mMt groups on jrst of these the Bertha tao American and the citi rarner Concert will I zsns should not miss this opportunity Phese attractions Include such noted of hearing singing and or nen Irvin Cohb and Moctavllle chestral Vwer who will visit the city during Those who hare not secured eeason lie winter The attractions are being tickets lor tills aeries of attractions oualit to the city by a committee will beable to do so from 7 till olttsens on the same principle as the There will be plenty Chautauqua the object be of time etill to secure a seabon tickot the tawe that of providing tho for the whole series of disclosed and its effectiveness is apparently confirmed by the former war in an election Referring to the conscription con troversy he said If the nations of the world end modern mechanical another six montns as a var bonus for what they have done I believe it ought to be A man may get At today tlie second sec tion of Train 4 stopped for train ordarn at Bonheur 120 miles west of Fort Conductor of Fort in charge of the walking back to the a job bnt even then he is entitled to and it will make his mind easier about the future it he is ena The minister admitted that and will destroy important not to encourage a man to be rapid y and probably the whole of the human become a Some of the fiuest The train t a Ul men that ever lived had gone to crew immediately who were rescued are sligiilly in General SupiTinittulBnt Mechanical Superintendent Temple and olhor oVficinls of the company have left Winnipeg by special train to hold a suarchiiiK Investigation into the caiiso of tlie From thefa ports of would appear that lie fire Ktiirted in the curtains of a berth occupied by a his saw flames bursting from the front end of tourist car At once ir was it was evident that tlie coach would wife and It ruignt be surmised it was u that they had trying tohoat food J have special reasons for know ing this and it IB known to the prime minister as SAIL FOR HOME American torpedo boat destroyers sail ed for vessels signalled good bye to and the engine burst into the for the child with spirit lamp or had struck a tight tor some efforts of several members of the Italian labor on a tour of the United to address a meeting of Chi ItHlian labor men last night started a furious flght in the The trouble was attributed to radical Soc ialists and Bolshevik among the aud Several were fired with out doing any damage and knives and chaTrs were used as weapons until patrolmen and detectives and stopped the Several men were but not The mciiiliers of tlie mission were South Africa and had never done a coach and rescued as many passenj When the James reached the curtains days work he 18 UNFOUNDED gers as they could We regret to state as nearly as can be ascertained at the 13 pas ItaUsjn sengers are although it Is here that the report possible that several of these The British admiralty from Laibach to the effect that an escaped into the other coaches and of the berth it would be impossible to control Names and addresses the res cued and tin and the result ot tiiB iuvustlgatloii to be held will Vie given out to the press at the CLOSER 10 ALLIES There is en im portant movement under way IB Dutch political and financial cir according to a dispatch from The Hague to the indicating that the foreign policy of Holland Will aaaume a new direction based on clos er relations with the entente The leader of the Dutch in a speech at ed his party recognized the Rive Scheldt should be I AWUlllmt was had arrived at havTnotriaported themselves to the earliest possible the state1 j intiu Eight passengers ment j THE High Low I ;