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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBKRTA, WEDNESDAY. DRCBMBEP, 18 BOLSHEVIKfREPORTED TOtffiYVACUATlNG_PEIigGEAD __. __ __ _'_' _ ___ Occupy Berlin PARIS Dec. reports still persist, says the Matin, that the Ebert-Haase- government has entreated the allies to occupy Berlin. Sir David Praises Spirit o! Comradeship Evidenced by U. S. The> Could Not.Fight Germany v LONDON, American battleship squadron attached to tli Grand Fleet displayed a spirit of true comradeship" Iliroughout: Us period of service, declared Admiral Sir Daviil IlpaUy. the coBuiandef-In-chiet of- the flran'il Fleet, In a farewell address on lioard the U. S. S.'New York on Dee, Bolsheviki-in Fear of British Fleet at Reval, Are Evacuating Capi MONTREAL CITIZENS' PROTECTIVE COMMITTEE Dec. 18r- Grant Hall, of the Canad- ian Alfred-Libert, of the of trade citizens' pro- tective association, yester- day nominated the representa- tives of the Milkens' protective- committee on. the board of arbi- tration to tettle disputes as to wages and conditions of work, to act with the representatives of the civic ernoJpj'Ms', unions. F. W. Stewart and 'Adelarde Foriier have been appointed t6 the com- mittee also., STOCKHOLM; Dec. cable to loronto.Mail and Empire) -Members of the Danish legman, who have arrived here from Petro. arad, say that'Bolshevlkl circles are greatly scared by Ihe action of the Bri.i.h fleet at Reval and are secretly preparing for'tne evac Petfograd and Moscow and are proposing moving their capital, to "wires from Helslngic-re say the last German officers and troops have left Finland. The.British fleet Is expected shortly at Helsingfors. [A Pathetic Appeal For Help From The Heiald's Fund Enthusiastically. Welcomed Dec. wire- less Bsthonlan dclega tion In Stockholm a dls- 1 the day the squadron was dolach- uil from the Grand Fleet. All hands has liecn called to muster on the fore- castle to hear Admiral Beatly. After thanking the American ot-- flccrs iind me'n for. tlieir co-operation, Sir David remarked that'both the. Jlritish'and the Americana were disap- polnictl at not having been ablo to jupet llio German fleet. He declared that the day the German fleet surrcn dered was a pttltul da> to see bir Ilavlil snld ho Lad always hail mis gulngs that the Germans would loma out.for a Cnish fight Theje roisghlngs hail been Btremslhenod by llic comlns'of the American sfmadron Games From Heart "TMiat I say-I hope you understand nut onlv my but the hearts of. m> comrades, md >our comrades ot the Grand first of all, to thank ion Redmond, aail the cap ajid the ships', com- panies of this magnificent sqiuadron lo Ibe wonderful co-operation and loj you liavo' and mj ad mirala and assistance you have given us hi -every duty you have.had to un- dertake. "The spirit which .you :liave is that of true comradeship and in time of is worth.-.-a very ssIdiUiS otu- day: 'The lighting now Is over and the. talking now Is going to begin. 1 do hot want .to keep you here any longer, hut want lo congrat- ulate you for having been present on a day unsurpassed In the naval annals ot tho'Svorld. patch from the foreign minister ot the Esthonian saying that the British squadron'oil. its way to of Population Soon if Food is Not German Civilians Test Out British Rulers at Cologne and Find They Are Not to be Fooled With. Already acknowledged F, W. Downer Harold Hiam Jimmy Robinson..... Ruth and Bert Heslop Imperial Holding Almost Contiitnal' Session io Discuss Problems Reval was mot al sea by reprcficnta tives of the government'and that on Its entrance into Reval'it was enthus- iastically welcomed by tho population. Reval was gaily decorated for the oc, flharler'A. former executive caMon and Iho men ot the squadron secretary of .the Armenian and Syrian were cheered wherever they went 1 relief, committee at- Uelrut and Con- stantinople, and William S. Nclsou, who !rom Syria, de- clare tbat thsre'lf. urgent.need of re- lief among Uiey.tojrvJvors of the de- ported Armeuianf-how In Asia Minor. Tlie gathering at towns and railway etatiouji hoping to be 1. Both-men agreeHhat out of the 2 Armenians'" deported by Ih. and say -that not'more Ihstohe-fourth ot Iho pres- I erit Armemaii-'populatlon .can -survive I until unfcss' there outside helii. ;i.; I..: Trarisporlation condition %nu Joad- trl ce sTarergivally Basic and Mrs. J. S. Stewart Total Harold. S2.00 1000 B'.OO 2.00 4.00 10.00 If you have, any lingering doubts as to the necessity or urgency of The lerald's Christmas fund In Lelh- brldge, read the letter which fol- lows, for, pathetic as, it is lypl of many cases iu the city loday -a o m and whk'U will receive attention fron The Herald fund through the- nwdium lot (bo Nursing Mission. This letter vas sent to the Mission a poor itlle chap not S3 much [or the luxuries of Ch'ristmas jus [or a chance ot good square mea and comforts toy his hard working mother and grandmother: To Bear Santa Glaus: Please, dear Santa Clans, would yoi send me something for Christmas, am BIX years old.- Jly iilothor-goe out to work, but she has been terribl sick with the 'flu. We Uve'.at---- and you forgot to comp to our plac last Christmas, and will you ba sur and scud something good to eat fo inonier and Grannie. My Ouit Work Uecatlse of Dismis sal ol Officials.of. Police- man's Union CALGAEY, Dec. Capl. Mnr- dach MacKinnon, chaplain with the Canadian, forces, whb Is hero a speaking lour, declares that Ihe new educational legislation in Saskatche- wan abolishing all languages but and English does not so 'ar enough, and that French, too, must he abolished. "French must said Cant Mac- Kinnon to the Canadian Press today. "Quebec failed us In "the war. We not want Quebec reproduced in Siskalchewon.- Every red-blooded mua'-aod -womon' in Iho province -houlr- Insist that French must BO. and that English only be -used, in primary grades. "To cllvtdo the school on language is to prejudice the future unity ot tho province. Let the Great War Veterans act. Let Ihe sons of Eng land Scotland arid Ireland act. Le enlightened citizens' apeak, write wlrT until French morning's var- loUbly tlie probable date of the peace conference: at from Jafi 10 ts Mott satisfactory reports are in circulation regard ing the Interview" Premier Clem- enceau and Marihal -Foch have had with the president.. CANADIANS ACTIVE LONDON, qeo. (Special cable from Pre- liminary Brit- peace... conference has been somewhat in- terfered with by the recent general campaign, but beginning tomorrow there will be for tfik re- mainder of ths wtpk an almost continuous sitting'of the" Imperial war cabinet io .'consider sugges- tion of the various .committees which have beeri 'it work and to reach decisions with, respect to the interallied conferencewhich Is to precede the peace conference. Premier Botha, has arrived vand all the overseas are now represented., hero'by .pr.kne ministers, except New Zealand. On following-these confer- Mr. Lloyd Georje. will go to Paris a preliminary in. formal conversation with Presi- dent Wilson and'PremierClemen- ceait. He will then.proceed lo the south of Franes .foj .jhflateaV'Mr.-Daaa-said that Inc rigors TOKONTp. Dec. hun winter made ll most urgent that dreil and eighty-five of the 500 cloihrtig-tor persons and food hers.ot the, Toronto police force are auppijea be sent, on: strike Oils morning as'the result1 of the dismissal by the police com- missioners yesterday of 13 of "the which the com- missioners have1 declined .to-.rfecpg- lllie because .ot its affiliation, with HID trades ami labor council. v i The union'otticials ivcre. eu'mhiar- ily dismissed by Iho cooimissloners I alter refusing to resign, their I 'lions in the union. About 00 Inspectors, sergeants anil GEido" men arc on.duty there are 'no-uniformed cons'tabies plain clothes detectives oh the streets. Arrangements have been made, for a number of special constables assist ,tha officers who are still on limy; and the military police will be ncrcased. The city this morning Is quiet, and Mayor Church and the members the city council are making every effort to effect a temporary' settle that the men will gor back work. Believe The Czar Alive Dec. li Yesterday there-was a .meeting of the entire Canadian'.mlislon, all the members belne present, with the exception' of Lloyd .Har- rii. who has conflntd to the houst with an attack of Influenza. The Canadian minirters have been engaged -In mpectlng the ooolmg and distribu- tion of the world's food supply dur- ing the next year'or IB months. Sir Robert io'rden" arid several of colleagues expect to spend the front with the Canadian .corps. The Canadian headquarters are at prttsnt at ttermany. POLISH REFUGEES .WARSAW, Dec. Every train arriving here is bringing the families of Polish owners, sugar manufacturers, Ukraine and Lilhu; anla, where bandit are massacring and robbing, is particularly true of Ukraine, from which place the Germans are slowly retiring to their own country. PARIS, Dec. Wil- sotf-and -Marshal feth-.taiked :for hour lait night. The tub- i'scta'undep discuitlon were main- ly In reference to the tween the allies and Germany. Marcel Hutln-states that it is most' probable that the treaty of peace will be siBnerf at Versailles 'some time about the beginning of that Marihi! Foch will 'lead the allied arrnles under the( vArch of Trlomphe In Paris within 15 days after peace is declared. Ihe''federal tne'iieces; sary threerfofirth otftlie states'by neit Fehruary-'l. la predicted survey of the prohibition'situation niade pub- lie today by the board ot temperance, prohibition" and public morals of the Episcopal' Church. Fifteen Elates iiave approved Ihe amendmenl and the board declares that 30 olher the.'legislatures ot which will meet n'ejt wUl .vote favorablj for the prohibition.amendment. .'.he board'declar- ed will rallty the amendment at the coming legislative, assemblies are: Alabama Arkansas. California, Color niir, Connecticut, In diana Iowa, Kansas, Slaine, Michigan Minnesota, Nebraska, Missouri, Nev- ada New Hampshire, New Jleiico, N-or'th Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma Ore- 'on Rhode Island, .Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia- anil Wyoming Pen- svlvania is-classea as "hopeful, York "an even proposition" and -Sow Jersey "probable." WARSAW, Dec" Tfe mo'h er of former Emperor Nicholas %Russla, who It lining near Livadu, In the Crimes, receiving letters every 10 days purporting to come from the former cording to Polish who have arrived here from Sebitto pol The dowager empress and all about her are convinced that Nich olas Romanoff is still ac cording 1o information given ,the otficers by a member of her house- hold. COLOGNE, Monday, Dec. oclatcd night and -Hie Ight before the Germans experi- mented with mild defiance o[ if.artlal as instituted liy. the British roopa of occupation, and paid ;tho enalty for their indiscretion. When the British issued their, or- der that tlie civilians, with certain. must bo off. the streets at 7 o'clock in tho then, hinVmg this too severe, r-liangtd the, hour to 0 o clock, many persons smiled knowingly and declared that the order was a mere formality and meant night was the firit time- that the rule was rigidly enforced. Ao that Hms 200 cnilians who vero parading the streets were roundei! up by-the pollco and suramooei to appear tho next morning for trial Yesterday these person! nere tried, and as first offenders, were fined 10 marks Few excuses were made be; lond the statement that the defend, ants had thought tlie police viould not' do mv thing Last nijht the per fo-mance was renewed 9 o'clocV large numbers of nersons vrtre nromenaumg about the streets In the of the military olfice Souio tardy ones v.ere unwittingly hreavnir tho law But many mjde> They slmplv were out for would happen These persons looked at Hie street clocks laughed as they lounged about and watched Thei soon found out, business wis intended A cordon ol soldier was thrown about the most frenuented section, ot to- town, mid every person, was compelled to n- pass or give Ills name, or answer to a summons for Several hundred men and women were raujnt in the net anj win ba tried today." NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN GERMANY CERTAIN BERLIN, Dec, news- papers almost without exception, declare that the first day's ses- sion of the congretf of representa- tives of the soldiers' and work- men's councils msde a national assembly a certainty, It is gen- erally coniidered likely that the dale will be advanced from 'that already discussed ULttlSB goes with tie be Total ofl5 Are Dead in Wreclt of Tojarist Goach WINNIPEG. Dec. 13.-An official .list of 15 dead and a doier. Injured has now been compiled as the result of the In a ttorl.l .Veeper on No. C.P.R. train at Bonheur station yesterday. Advices from Kenora state that eoffWi.are beinj.ruthed to the scene "rhe'cr'aiii of the fira stil! remains a mystery which may never be fathomed, as the car was to the trucks. say; ttia Hie p.issengers In the car became panlc-itricken. The scene was inoej. cribable. It Is Ihou9ht that the majority of those killed were either suffo- cated in their berths or knocked over and trampled. The work of ider.tifyina the victims proceeds slowly. the soldiers no longer reviire toUacc as tha war is over. But let me miot HALIFAX. X, S., Dec. IS.-At the close oi a conference held last mgnt ot Nova Scotia Liberals, including members otaiie; Dominion bouse ot comraons and IhV provincial legislat- ture and Liberal pahnldates detcaleJ in the last federal.election, the follow- ing statement was.siven uul: "A meeting-representing Liberals of all sections ot (lie province, was held in the city last evening- ITueaday) for the purpose of organization. Any oiv- Isfon taatjberetoto'rc existed in the ranks of the disap- peared, ond the meeting was most har- moniolis throughout., decisions'arfived at were un- animous. "The Hon.- G. II. Murray, the Hon. W S. Fielding and Hie Hon. L. 0. 1'owcr wore, elected honorary prfsi- dents." OR SERVICES IQRQN'TO Dec i of Ihe i resolution wns passed urging the ;UnIui govern- ment "in .take notice, o! the-unrest that exists among fafmera. citizens and returned soldiers, showing- the awakening of the conscience of the masses 'that embitters-their feeling against the classes." v-. Anolher urges upon the government the' necessity for generous treatment ot the returned soldiers and Etlll an- other demands a cessation ol a "prom OlnGr GLIilallua iscuoiis legislallon by o'rder-ln-council -aud the War Times.Election; Act.'. POLANO READY. TO JOIN THE ALLIES COPENHAGEN, Dec.. 17.Hrne Polish government has declared ilself ready to conclude a mili- tary and political alliance wiln the entente nations, according to the Cologne Gazette. Dispatches from Vienna to the! same news- paper feport that cil of Karlsbad have :.asked that Karlsbad be recognized as an in- dependent NEW INVENTION Utah, by John M. liro Dec Chronicles parliamentary correspond ent sajs that Lieut-Gen Smuts, Tfho was reported Hondas as baring re. Eigned from the war cabinet on the. ground that the war having terminal ed Ins services no longer were re nulred probably will remain In ol ico1 as long the cabinet Considerable 'changes may he lookeil for In tho ministry, however adds the newsnaper Lord Mllner will Iho office, and Sir Eric Gednes the adrairslU, it an open secret that Austin Chambei lam will succeed Bonar Law as chancellor of the exchequer Ad vantage maj be taken ot nllita alization of to appoints mln of transport, a post for which blr Eric Geddes has obvious qualifi- cations. A New Story as tha -war Is over, uui ici me uum KOFIT WILLIAM, Ont, ?rora the- "Weekly ol A new- story as to the origin o; he tf thft CinaCiSil the "eey s pa ry paper ot recent dale, wineh lire which destroyed the not thltfc thai the end of Pacific tourist coach Eonheur Ua- .njfc i __ frt-lnc- Mrs. Cochranc. lialiments of HID navy eipressing the inventor from the east. grateful appreciation ot their valuable: services throughant the war. The order-says each eslahlishmen! hore fcud (hnnain. I.ct the ilcgcd with'' delegations. FAVorltisui i and compromise today .means conten- tion and endless strife tomorrow.' COMMITTED FOR TRIAL TOHOXTO, a charge cf stealing J18.512.32, the property ol tho Dominion ot Canada. Capt. Chas. 1> Fisher, former paymasler of the V M C fit Toronto Military District, 'committed tor trial al tho local for it win now iia.u 0, tho traeed'ldlan.PacItlc Railway annonnces that portions oi cu yesterday, without plea Ust nSl a'a La hole 'TheirIMrt Joseph Cochrane, shown op Mi to 'the government. rancherj.''-0. T. UMhrop., -ttcir mebt on its Ihe first 1151. was rescued by Joseph its [Ull part securing the-victory Mitchell-after she liad been instru-lcj over might." rner.ta! in saving hia Ufa by awaken-------------------------- ing him and dragging him toward the J 1DDEN door. She was overcome by the ST. PAUL VICE-KIUUEK ST. PAUL. that St.: Paul Is a vice-ridden city, that automobile Ihieves rewhins pro- portions of an gans i WINNIPEG, Dec. survivors ot the tragedyJdlan.Pacific Railway annonnces that 15 AGAIN EPIDEMIC DETROIT. Mich., Dec. nfluenza hns again reached an epi- demic Elate in many parts ot Michi- gan reports to the state hoard ot lealiii so tar Ibis week" sV.ossing: an average of a little more titan 2.000 new cases developing dally. Yes- terday the total readied with 69 deaths. VAfxUOUVBK, Dec warrant charging VTalUr C Findlay torraer provincial prohibition with a breach ot trust in his position as a public officer was Issued lato this Mteruoon. U has not yet served. Findlaj was I have left Victoria on Monday paid, the fine of t- ing guilty to a charge of the importation ot liquor, hut it Is not definitely knojyn that he ii in ttat city tonight. MANY ORPHANS HAHRISBURO. Pa Dec. state health department announced today that in Iho neighborhood of J? COO orohana were created during WASHINGTON. Dec. Po-. llsh government has proposed. treaty signed by Poland, Bohemia and Jugo-Slaria. sayj the Nitlonai Zcitunir, ot Basel, according lo a dib- I palch received THE WEATHER High Low and ;