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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 DECEMBER 1018 EVACUATING PETRQGRAP Ask Allies to Occupy Berlin PARIS reports still says the thtthe government entreated the allies to occupy Sir David Praises Spirit or Comradeship Evidenced by They Could Not Fight American battleship squadron attached to the Grand Fleet displayed a spirit of true comradeship throughout its period of declared Admiral Sir David the cowmanderMnchief of the Grand in a farewell address on board the New York on the day the squadron was detach od from the Grand All hands lias been called to muster on the fore castle to hear Admiral After thanking tho American fleers hnd men for their Sir David remarked that the the Americans were disap pointed at not having been able to iueet the German He declared that the day the German fleet surren dered was a pitiful day to Sir David said he had always had mis givings that the Germans would never come puMor a finish These misgivings had been strengthened by the coming of the American Comes From Heart Isay hope you understand coraeVTromv not only my but the hearts of my comrades and your comrades of the Grand of tothank you Admiral and the cap tains and officers and the ships com panies of this magnificent sqquadron for the wonderful cooperation and loy alty you have given me and my ad mirals and assistance you have given us in every duty you have had to un The spirit which you have Is that of true comradeship and in time of stress that is worth a very ereat As somebody said the oth er day The fighting now is over and th talking now is going to I do not want to keep you here any but want to congrat ulate you for having been present on a day unsurpassed in the naval annals of the FRENCHSSD BE ALSO IN Mwr doch chaplain with th Canadian whd is here on speaking declares the educational legislation in Saskatche wan abolishing all languages bu French and English does not go fa and that mus be French must said Capt Mac Klnnon to the Canadian Press today Quebec failed us In the W do not want Quebec reproduced i Every rodbloode man and women in tho provlnc should Insist that French must go and that English only bo used i primary To divide the school on languag Is to prejudice the future unity o Ilia Let the Great Wa Veterans Lot the sons ot Eng land Scotland and Ireland ant all enlightened citizens write aud wldr until French goes with Let the legislature bo bo Bolshevik in Fear of British Fleet at Are Evacuating Capital MONTREAL CITIZENS PROTECTIVE COMMITTEE Grant vlcepreeWent of the Canad ian and Alfred of the board of trade cltltens pro tective yester day nominated the representa tives of thcitizens protective committee on the board of arbi tration to tattle disputes as to wages and conditions of to act with the representatives of the civic empjofees Stewart and Adelarde Fortler have been appointed to the com mittee THAT THEY circles are ecared by the of the orad say that at and are secretly preparinfl for Petrograd and Moecow and are proposing moving their capital to Mlsnm HeUngfors say the last German officers and troops have left The British fleet is expected shortly at Enthusiastically Welcomed British wire less Esthoniun delega tion in Stockholm has received a dis patch from the foreign minister of the new Esthonian saying that the British squadron on its way to Reval was met at sea by representa tives of the governmentand that on Us entrance into Reval it was enthus iastically welcomed by tho Reval was gaily decorated for the oc casion and the men the squadron were cheered wherever they RELIEF NEEDED FOIARIf A Pathetic Appeal For Help From The Heralds Fund PEACE Imperial War Cabinet Holding Almost Corttjnual Session to Discuss Problems Thii mornings Paris newspapers var the probable date of the peace conference at from 10 to Moat satisfactory reports are in circulation regard ing the interviews Premier Clem enceau and Marshal Foch have had with the American CANADIANS ACTIVE cable from John liminary consideration of the Brit ish program for the coming peace conference has been somewhat in terfered with by the recent general election but beginning tomorrow there will be for ttie re mainder of the wepk an almost continuous sitting of the Imperial war cabinet to consider sugges tion of the various committees which have been at work and to reach decisions with respect to the interallied conference which is to precede the peace Premier has arrived and all the overseas Dominions are now represented here by prime excopt New On following theae eonfer Uloyd George will go to Paris to have a preliminary in formal conversation with Presi dent Wilson and Premier Clemen He will then proceed to the south of France for a few Yesterday there was a meeting of the entire Canadian al the members being with the exception of Lloyd Har who has been confined to the house with an attack of The Canadian havi been engaged in important discussions respecting the pooling and distribu tion of the worlds food supply dur ing the next year or 18 Sir Robert Borden and several of colleagues expect to spend Christmas at the front with the Canadian The Canadian corps headquarters are at pressnt at Quit Work Because of Dismis sal of Officials of Police mans Union hun dred and eightyfive of the 500 mem jers ot the Toronto police force are Most of Population WM1 Die Soon if Food is Not j Sent SALONIKA Charles former executive secretary of the Armenian and Syrian relief committee Beirut and Con and William who has returned here from de clare that there if urgent need of re lief among of the de ported Armenianipnow In Asia The Armenians ire gathering at towns and railway stations hoping to be able to return Both men agroe that out of the 000 000 Armenians deported by the survived and say that not more thaakpnefourth of the pres ent Armenian population can survive until the nwrt harvest there is outside Transportation fa kilties are in condition greatly Dana said that the rigors of the winter made it most urgent that clothing for persons and food Already acknowledged Downer Harold Hiam Jimmy Robinson Ruth and Bert Healop Rosie and each Total if you have any lingering doubts as to the necessity or urgency of The Heralds Christmas fund in Loth read the letter which fol pathetic as it it is typi cal of many cases In tho city and which will receive attention from The Herald fund through tho medium the Nursing TUU letter was sent to the Mission by a poor litle chap wholongs SD much for the luxuries of Christmas as just for a chance u good square meal and comforts for his hard working mother and grandmother To Dear Santa Clans dear Santa would yov send me something for I am six years My mother goes out to but she has been terrible sick with the We live at and you forgot to come to our place last and will you be sure and send something good to cat mother and My daddy it on strike this morning as the result of the dismissal by Hie police com missioners yesterday of 13 of the police which the com missioners have declined to nlze because of its with the trades and labor The union officials were summar ily dismissed by the commissioners after refusing to resign their posi tions in the About 90 sergeants and inside men are on duty but there are no uniformed constables or plain clothes detectives on the Arrangements have been made for a number of special constables to assist tho officers who are still on and the military police will be The city this morning is and Mayor Church and the members pf the city council are making every to effect a temporary settle so that the men will go back t6 POLISH REFUGEES supplies be STATFS TO RATIFY jBelievcThc THEWLAW Czar Alive train arriving here is bringing the families of Polish land owners sugar refugeesPfrom Ukraine and Lithu where bandit peasants are massacring and This is particularly true of from which place the Germans are slowly retiring to their own Wil son and Marshal Foch talked for an hour last The sub jects under discussion were main ly in reference to the armistice be tween the allies and Marcel Hutin states that it is most probable that the treaty of peace will be signed at Versailles some time about the beginning of June and that Marshal Foeh will lead the allied armies under the Arch of Triomphe In Paris within 15 days after peace ia NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN GERMANY CERTAIN Dec news papers almost without declare that the first days ses sion of the congress of representa tives of the soldiers and work mens councils made a national assembly a is gen erally considered likely that the date will be advanced from that already Itatlflua tion of the prohibltlQp amendment to the federal constitution by the neces sary threefourth the states by next February is predicted in a survey of the prohibition situation made pub lic today by the board of prohibition and public morals of the Methedlst Episcopal fifteen states have approved the amendment and the board declares that 30 other the legislatures of which will meet next will vote favorably for the prohibition The states which the board declar ed will ratify the amendment at the coming legislative assemblies arc Alabama Color In Michigan Missouri Nev New New North Oklahoma Ore eon Rhode West Virginia and Wyoming Pen svlvania is classed as New York an even proposition and Jersey moth er of former Emperor Nicholas of whO la in the receiving letters every 10 days purporting to come from the former cording to Polish who have arrived here from Sebasto dowager empress and all about her are convinced that Nich olas Romanoff is still ac cording to information given the officers by a member of her house berman Civilians Test Out British Rulers at Cologne and Find They Are Not td be Fooled j sociated night and the night before the Germans experi mented with mild defiance of martial as instituted by the British of and paid tho penalty for their When the British issued or der that ttie with must be off the streets at 7 oclock in the and thinking this too changed tho hour to 9 many persons smliea knowingly and declared that the order was a mere formality and meant Saturday night was the first timo that the rule was rigidly At that time 200 civilians who were parading the streets were rounded by the military police and suramonejl to appear the next morning for Yesterday these persona were as first were fined 10 Few excuses were made vond the statement that the defend ants had thought the police would not do Last night the per ormance was At 9 arge numbers of persons jromenading about the streets in the ricinity of the military office Sonte ardy ones were unwittingly oreaitmir But many of the infraction auite simply were out for These persons even looked at the street clocks and laughed as they lounged about and They soon found tnai business was A oordOB of soldiers was thrown about the most frequented section of the every person was compelled to a pass or give his or answer to a summons for Several hundred men and were caught In the net and will tried CHANGESll Caught on the Fly COMMITTED FOR TRIAL a cl the property of Dominion of the Dominion former paymaster or lie 1rI1l WE FIND IN TRYING to sell ileged with FaVmism and compromise today means fund that many people thlnli tloa and endlesa strife longer require toWacco as the war is But let mo quote from tho Weekly an old Total of 15 Are Dead in Wreck of Tourist Coach official list of 15 dead and a Injured has now been compiled as the result of the fire in a tourist sleeper on train at Bonheur station Advices from Kenora state that coffins are being rushed to the scene olln of the fire still remains a mystery which may neverbe a the car was burned to the Eyewitnesses say that the passengers in the car became The acene was mdes crfbable It is thought that the majority of those killed were either suffo cated in their berthtf or knocked over and The work of identifying the victims proceeds tho clooe of a conference held last night of Nova Scotia including members of the Dominion house of commons and the provincial legislat ture and Liberal candidates defeated in the last federal the follow ing statement was given out A meeting representing Liberals of all sections of the was held in the city last evening Tuesday lor the purpose of Any d v ision that heretofore existed in the ranks of the Liberal has disap peared and the meeting was most liar monious The decisions arrived at were un The the W S Fielding and the Power wore elected honorary presi GRATEFUL FOR SERVICES a sessioi of the grange yesterday a resolution was passed urging the Union govern ment take notice of the unres that exists among citizens and returned showing the awakening of the conscience of the masses that embitters their feeling against the Another urges upon the government the necessity for generous treatment of the returned soldiers and still an other demands a cessation of a prom iscuous legislation by orderincouncil and the War Times Election POLAND READY TO JOIN THE ALLIES A New Story FORT A new story us to tho origin of the Sry pap wlUch which decoyed the Canadian savs Do not think that the end of Pacific tourist coach at Konheur ata the flKhthw busT brought with it the tion was introduced today when end of the tobacco Tho army Joseph one of those rewnea end or tne uuu asmuch to from tho burning coach stated that did iu the fighting the fire started iu the survivors of the tragedy I spent last night at a local They as A vi p in Toronto Military mm was commuted for trial tho local for it will now Uave time on its iiolice court without plea contends that Polish government has declared itself ready to conclude a mili tary and political alliance with the entente according to the Cologne Dispatches from Vienna to thesame news paper report that the town coun cil of Karlsbad have asked that Karlsbad be recognized at an in dependent NEW INVENTION by John Browning of machine for aeroplanes so that a Dally Chronicles parliamentary correspond ent says that who was reported Monday as having re signed from the war cabinet on the ground that the war having terminat his services no longer were re probably will remain in of fice as long sis the war cabinet con Considerable changes may be looked for in the adds the Lord Mllner will leave the war and Sir Eric Geddes the and It IB an open secret that Austin Chamber lain will succeed Andrew Bonar Law as chancellor of the Ad vantage may be taken of the alizatiou of railways to min ister of a post for which Sir Eric Geddes has obvious ANOT I ONDON admiralty pressing mw trigger tiro three ma aa order to chlno guns and shots a minute at the same tlrely trrors urislng out of the Carrying and paying of largo In cash and that more than of the total amount has banu Uncovere ajjd paid back to the reported daad in the first was rescued by Joseph Mitchell after slie hnd been instru mental in suxing his lite by awaken ing him and dragging him toward the She was overcome by the and Mitchell carried her and her baby to One Is Ojtcovered Cana dian Pacltie Railway announces that Joseph shown on the acci Fort hoard minflnir dpiiots and other civil esiuuj UhmentH ot the navy expressing j the inventor from the grateful appreciation of their valuable j services throughout tho The order says each establishment bore IS AGAIN EPIDEMIC Its full part in securing the victory ot right over PAUL VICERIDDEN that Paul is a viceridden that automobile thieves reaching pro portions ot an gang are them to ss S n and every other farmer is tall Ont K ana v Thia I eiitfknowledge of the are con today i their night J influenza has again reached an epi demic state in many parts of Michi reports to the state board health so far this week showiug an average of a little more than new developing Yes terday the total reached with u9 warrant charging Walter former provincial prohibition with a breach of trust in his posltlOU an a public officer was issued this U has not yet beWI Klndlay was W have left Victoria ou Monday MMt he paid the fine of on plead ing guilty to a charge of the illegal importation of but It is not definitely known that ho ia in city 0 MANY ORPHANS state health department announced day that in tho neighborhood of orphans were created during recent iuHuenaa epidemic WANT A THBATV PK llsh government has proposed that treaty be signed by Bohemia and says the of according to Olb patch received High TUB WEATHER and mi ;