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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta TA' HEHALD TUESDAY. DECEMBER 18. 1917 poll showed a result ot 134 Mr. Pack ta his own town to 77 The Union voto was 'mi leut 60 stroajer than had been an- ticipated end the icora favorable re- sult is attributed to the splendid work of Mr. EUorvwho held a In Raymond Satcrday nishL JIajra.tb delivered A majority ol M for 'Buchanan and Carjstcn went 19 against Union. The majority of the t country polls round those two towns ,i however, went Union. Foremost de- llvered a Bucnansui majority of two which was very lAtlsfactory In view ol the pessimistic reports which bAd j bwn received froia that place. War- t ner went against Union but little 4 Dayton dfd well, more than offsetting Milk River brofce even while Coutts gave Mr. Buchanan a j majority of 10. Altogether the district outsltta of Lethbrldge rather iiicroased decreased the city majority. Tho Herald's efforts to provide a comfortable place for the big crowd of Interested citizens to hear the rd- i{ tarns was highly appreciated by the capacity crowd which parked the Mftjaati'c. The returns rrere taken from Herald leased wire and iant to the by special messengers, where they were announced by Mr. D. H. Eiton in a manner that kept the crowd happy. TEe returns were enough to do that lii any event, and Mr. Elton lost DO opportunity to add to tbe merriment. As the rousing Un- ion majoritie3 announced there WWft great outbursts of cheering. The enhancement of a solid sixteen In Saskatchewan was the signal for a demonstration. The wire closed at 10.30 and the crowd was quite satis- tied to go boma, Ewuro in tho know- ledge tfcat the Union government had beea returned with a safe lead which was only Increased when later returns were received from tho whole Dominion tins morning. Mr. Buchanan Speaks. In his address to the imppv throng of electors Mr. Buchanan, the victor- ious Union candidate said he wanted to ths.nk the men and women of Leth bridge and riding who had sured his re-election. He iaia he in- terpreted the rssulf not as support for h to set but for the causo for which stood, a declaration which drew from the tig crowd. He said the I result over Canada was a "Indication of the cause of Union governmenVand showed that Canada was behind tue new government, Mr. Buchanan said the had DO regrets about tli3 cow's o te had pursued daring tbe campaign nor any criticism to offer of the cam- paign of opponents. Mr. Buchanan special word of praise for the women electors of the riding, 35 per I cent of whom, he believed, voted for Union government. "He was satisfied that tbe_ women.voters reflected the wishes of tbe men overseas; The re- mit in Western CanadaVwhere an al- most solid majority was given for Tin- ton.Is a greiti tribute from the men and women who have come from so many parts, of-the world to carve out homes here, showing that their hearts are with their adopted Country In the present great crisis] Mr. Buchanan declared Western Canada would be .the dominant factor In the new par- lii closing MivBueWifia salu, '1 .cake no promises at Ibis time, but I can assure you that I will do my best TJ for the people of tho district, of West- em Canada and the whole Dominion. I wish to thank yon again for your and hope to prove worthy ot if] your sympathy and support by my course in the next term. Uulon. 15M tnaj. Portsgo l.a Meishen. Unioo, majority. IJolton, Union. 1000 mij. MacJonald Jlenders, Unton, over 1000 majority. Quebec Sle. Ann. Dohsrty. I'nlon. St Antoice. Ames, Union. St. Lawrence. Bsllantyne. I'n'.oo, All other sen's 1 ONTARIO Vti'vo. Algonm -Nicholson, Uuloa. CockshuK, Union. Olsrka, Uata-i, 6C5 York, Dec. An AssoclatcJ 1'ress dispatcl; from to- day eays: "The Ui'rruau goverumeut has1 giv- ea conduct to tlio lUtch linor NIe'.nv Atustenlftm tlie steamer j has left Halifax for Uotcerdam. lu ai-cordince with the agrwaeat with Labor in (he ar 10 JlilKe the ino war trade board; the ship will dis- IT.4J. I'pios Unioe- Union. ''V. Kowell, Union. Elgin Unloa. EUin Union. Kort William-Rainy Union. Union. Un- ion. D. Reid. Union- Gray Union. Hamilton Union. SCO majority. Hamilton Huron North, UowmM, Union. 14 majority. Kingston. Unloa, 2777 mij. Ueds-DrockriUe, Sir T. Wtlte, Union. Lennox-Addlngtoa, Paul, Union. Lincoln, Chaplin. Union. London, Cronyn, Union, 1500 mal. Wtiikoka, McOIbbon, Union. Middlesex West, D. C. Ross, Lib., EM majority. Middlesex Glass, Union. Xorfolk, Chtrlton. "CO Northumberland, -Munson, Union. Ontario South, Smith, Union. Ottawa ID, Frlpp, Union. Ottawa Chabot. Union. .Oxford Xortb, Nesbltt, Union, majority. Partdale, Mowattr Union, 1000 maj. Parry Sound, Arthurs, Union, 1500 majority. Peel, Chsrters, Union, Petertoro East, Sexsmith, Union, 600 majority. Feterboro West, Burnaam, Union, 3000 majority. Fort Union, Lib. Prince Union. Renfrew low. Lib. Lib. Simcoa Union. SImGoe Union. Union. Toronto E. Kemp, 4000 majority.: Toronto 0. B. Foster, 11, GCQ'maJpHty. Toronto, Unton, 3001 majority. Toronto1, kin. Union, 4000 Toronto Union, 2001 majority. S. Union. Waterloo, Union. "Welllas-ton, Union, 1, 360 nmjofily.- WelllnBton Union. Union, 1600 ma York, Sonth-r-Maclean, Union. Tori, Union. York, North Union. York G. Wallace, Union 5000 maj. Sflfe for Demo- cracy London. Dully Tele- prints the teat of a Ions state- on war alrus imd by the pirllaiuentary mltteo fti iho trades cons re; s f-r-d cie-j :utive ol the' iabor party, lo >e submitted for by all ecllons of the British labor move- it as a coatereura at Westminster December The statement fol- i insrfcily the "terms ot a f pto- cour.clameuto yubilfhe.! and cabled broad some months ago. H declares m continuing tlie var labor Is actuated by a detennJua- to make the (or ilein- xracy hereafter. No sympathy is ex- with attempts to convert the var into one of conquest, but ihe str.ttv ment insists that restitution antl in wounds by means ol a new SAFE CONDUCT IN1IS1IS se her cargo In tho Dutch port auJ return to Ihls country at oace. She carries ten thousand tons ol grain (or Eelgiau relief." DEM METAL tords couvSuclns proof ol this." Tlio chancellor then discussed the origin of tho. ,ivnr, sayiug GoriuLiny'a conscience 5 clear, and added: "More than 6 year has passed o anil our allies ottered tho enemy tho hund of peace. It was rejected. In Iho uieantlMo our reply to tho papal noto has agliu set forth our staiut- point." cellor went on: London. inany's way In llie west !s cle-ir. inas- much as r. by negotiation with us present. Chancellor VonlllertliiiK) assorted in an Interview given to the director of tho Wolff Bureau, tho semi- official Gorman news agency, as qnot- ei In tte-Sjialckes reaching Londou to- BNf I3ec. Shortly After rcferrlng'to the conclusion of after five o'clock Ihls morning, the the armistice with Russia, tho CuaU- Chicago and New York Eipress, on llio (ira.nil travel ling nearly "Lloyd. George's apeech la the IlrEtlsh two tours late, crashed tnto a freight answer to .the papal Our way In train which was crossing tho mala the west accordingly is clear. It tsjlino near Stoney Creek. William uoi Lloyd Gevrgo who Is judge ot (ho Walsh, of Sr.rnla. euglneer of tbe ex- wdrlJ, but-history, At, oil August ITCSS, U dead as a result o! terrlblo itil4, so also (cnlay ivo may look for- injuries ho received, vrhllo the life of Washlcgtou. Dec. ol paratlon and also certain lerrltorinl device IB described in dls- .iro necessary If the latches to the depanuieat ot cooi- o! armaments and war is to merce. _ The Instnisnent is moved over a avoided. Tbe statement puts forth n demand or tho restitution und rehablUUitioR of at the expense ol Germany. tho body of the patient and emits a humming noise when over a shrapnel ball or shell splinter is further In guiding a probe toward the i-deals ivilh Alsace Lorraine. Italy, I hidden metal. Whether-the uiotal is he Balkans. Poland, Turkey and Ger- magnetic and can be by an elsctro-niosnct without, the use of an Incision also can bo told by the Instrument. nan African colonies on lines similar those suggested ia earlier docu- ments. to i vor rth cl.n DENOUNCES WILSON The Hague, Dec. day. The. interview was given In ro- of Haden, president of tbe Unde.n uo- to a rctjuest for a reply'to tho'per chamber In his address to tha recent speech1 of Premier IJoyil house on Friday, 6aid- Percy Ramsay, another trafumun from Sttrnla, is Unpaired of. He U Vully Several passengeri ivero jolted around but none ol them batHy hurt, it was stated at the office ol the tbU moru> George, vho said ho would regard peace overtures, with Prussia at tho moment tho military spirit was drunk with boaatfulness as a be- trayal of the groat trust with which, ho aud colleagues hud been ed. "Lloyd George calls us criminals and said the chancellor. "Modern wars are not won by invective, but perhaps, rather, prolonged thereby be- causa It Is clearly out of tho question to negotiate with men of such temper. For some tirno it lias been Impossible for an attentive observer to doubt taut tho Uritlsh government under Lloyd George's leadership Is completely In- has no right to eet him- selt-.up as judge of tho world. Let us not, however, deceive ourselves. Tho American people believe that tho war lauat bo continued In behalf of this Ideal set up by Wilson. 'Tbo democratic legend .of our op- ponent proved itself a colossal He, DENIES STORY Stockholm, Dec. Vorovsky, said lo bo the representative her is of tho Bolshevik! government. Is quoted by ULG TiJtilngea as saylag that tho story published by the Social Domo- kratcn, concerning secret negotiations lu, France qnd Knglund Influences aro between tho Bolslicvlkl and Phltip at wo_rk opposing a psace obtained by violence. Power alone caoi never socuro our poalttOTi, and our sword alouo win never bo ahlo to tear down tho opposition to us. "Tho enemy must obtain the knowl- edge that behtml our power stands an ecumenical; conscience. This sign accessible to Iho fdea ol a Just peace Germany niuit bear on her conquer- by understanding. His of- ing Scheldcuicnn, the German Socialist majority leader and other Socialist leaders is untrue. -He suys it IB true that Sclietdemann and other Social- ists ara In Stockholm but no secret conferences liavo been held nor aro any contemplated. No conferences will bo opened, lid added, unless tho entente powers agreed to enter tho negotiations for a general peace. Amsterdam, commandecl Captain German _ 'I- (rOMTINBED FROM FRONT PAGE) lie, Lib Chisholm, Spinner, Union. McKajr, Lib. Lnnenburg (Lib. (acclamation) Union, Union, (accl.) t Union- 'VI Lib. Halifax 4 Halifax Union. Untoa. Lib. PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND QaeetiS Ub. Quecm Lib. Lib. Hughes, Lib. NEW snUNSWlCK s r j CBTlBtOD-VIctorla Carvell, Union, Htrtt, Union. J Targwn, Lib., t, Ub. ijb, 2 Mlchm.J, Mb. McLun, Union. St. John Wlgraors, Union. K. John Elkln, Union. Tork aed McLeod, Union. Oopp, Lib.. la NorthmriberUnil the toldian' defett forces which made a raid on tho Eng- lish .coast off the mouth of the Tme laat 'Wednesdey morning, according to an officIaVstelament received here froin Berlin, report says thai the Germans "successfully attacked enemy merchant traffic, including two large steamers; off 'the Tyne and close to the English coaaL" -The German forces, it IB added, re- turned loss or damage. More Piracy. London, Dec. given at the fnqaest over Ihe victims of the German" attack on'the British convoy ah'oirs that the attack occurred be- tween four and five'o'clock Wednes- day and that the enemy Destroyers fired as hard as posslblo for a few mlmitea.. A Swedish was iorpedoed twice, the second torpedo cutting the vessel completely la two Of the crew of hands on board IS wert either killed or are Na assUtance we a rendered by the en emy boaU. Taken. Amslcrdam, Dec, dispatch from Kiel aays that among the British prisoners taken !n the raid by the Ger laana on the convoy In tbe North Sea vrere ten wounded men, incluftnj Lieat Grey, a nephew of Vlscoun' Grey, former British foreign Bccro! ary. Lieut Grpy was aboard Ihe de stroyer Pnrtrldg'e aad was wounded by a ehell splinter, Durlnij the fighting Lieut Grey took orer command from the fallen com mandcr of Iho destroyer. Grey wa picked up by a torpedo boat destroy er on board which received mec leal attention. Sunk In Half an Hour. ChrUtlanCa, Dec, froi Lhe RJiipg sunk by German warship In tho North Sea say that fire wa opened by ihe atUcXIng cruisers at i range of yards, and that withl h.ilf an hoTir, Ihe British armed ships with the exception of the (It-strove KM majority MANlTOiA v Ualoo. TJotoo, SoattH-Ailu, Un j, Union, ITO BT 1000 -WkkMin, Union, Vtttat, tow Pelow, ware sunk. Crews from atcam er3 In the convoy aavcd in all 106 sal who were landed on the wes coast of Norway. Fifty nlca nt th reaciiod rere British. WONT flECOGNfZE- BftLSHl'VlKl YE WftRhlngtOTj, Dec. of tha JJolshovlkt; government by th United.States stlil Is remote, it wa iadWaled today at tho stato depar merit Rcporia In Kuropo a deyelopJng .Sentiment In favof detllhg' with, the new regime aa government have found n rMpbnde here arid It wag made pla United States would coctlnu Ita