Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta
II AC'. I.1 MONDAY, DEC1SMBEH 1ft, 1010 Uiiilon, Dec. Its bla-. lanl. and arrogant tone, Chancellor Bcthmann-Hollweg's speech offers us much encouragement whea consider- ed trom ii military said General Frederick D. Muurise, chief director of military Olioratlons at the. British War office, in discussing to- day with the Associated Press the military significance of the German chancellor's- pesce offering. General Maurice continued: "Of course until we receive, definite tei-ms it will .be Impossible for us to discuss tho'German peace terms. Tlio military reasons which led to utterfoce cerfal'nly are not diBCOiirag- to us. "Tlie fjermans know we are capaole of, a'greater-offensive then we launch- -mer on the Somino a-nd 'like the prospect. Via our forces and our munition's: improving our posi- tions; V'Lately, ilidennmlentlj- from similar dafa we and the rrcnch have tompMtod the Oermin losses on the Somroe and have arrived at exactly the same "teaults, nhuh uuj he ex pressed at follows, Hie totil C er man loas in men was mprc Hi in 700 000 included pilsontrs In material took 135 180 pilices and 1 481 machine guns "It must be lonembeied tli.il om prisoners were first line fighting men fioro the front while the recent cautures made b> tlie Gen tial Powers consisted in large part of the army service medical and other practically non-combatant positions of the anm which necossai ily woie picked up in opeiatious like those In Rumania VGermunj" knows we are prepared to Initiate a greater offensive at any place on the western front than on the 3omme. -When I talked to you last I, said.that Germany had made no important captures of men in Ru- mania, but just at that moaient she was making a large scoop of prisoners Irom the second Rumanian army. However, iir.'fs Doubtful U the Ger- niar.6 %ill fit a satisfactory Chrisl- the capture of food supplies''in Rumania. .Not being In yield-Sarshai" von Hindeuburg's con- fidence I cannot tell how far lie will carry his offensive, but he can un- farther." London, IJcc. BvnniliS Star says that U Germany is ready to render 'adequate1 reparation she can have peace, ami continues: "We agree that tho Gorman over- tures must not be dismissed as a mere trluk or a trap. Uanilor i? ilemandod bv our soldiers ill the trenches, by their relatives 111 the home ami by the nations, who are pouring out their labor, their life awl -their wealth. "There is nothing to lose by fearless frankness and there is everything to lie Sained. Let the pisopje of Ger- many, and her allies know what they are asked to give to this groaning Europe of ours. Reparntiou is a word that can be defined and security is a word that can bo defined. Sooner or later tiiese words must be defined. Why not faco the music'now.'" 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