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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta V'i--.'. THE l^THBRtDGB: DAILY HER^ iSi(m^:Propri�un and publiahert 'j,ifl|H� tiTHBRfOarHEHAtO PRINT ?;)sv;li|� 6th-atreet South, Lethbridfla ;}:Kf.v,'' 'W. A. SMOhanan \ �i ^i^tamm and' Managins Direclor >: Vtthii Torranoe - - BuBineea Manager v^iil;;,,,; : .'':''.:.TELePHON�8 Wilnwa oftiM .........../IZK iv;lilteriiij Offlea ............... 1224 .IB ; : .. Subaerlption Ratea: itaUr, dftlivsred, per week .. JQa|lr,.'jJBMTered. per year ......�7.B0 JgaJly,. ;by man, par year ......16.00 -5fe. aaln . _ scrlptlon; 1 a warning that ' houi�d be heeded ' Tlie Ottawa QoTemment should heed *lia%arate'g8 ol MaJorChMiBral A�l)J |M6|Ra^ i >t)ont douAUinitlon. 0�n. jMcRaavimom 'w^b^t be is lalkln^ pihotit''-- Ha liaa liaen in. contact with Mcara-tiad men otaneas aad knows lg-jfa^ men Canada baa Jiad oraraaaa. H� fa'aUe. broad Tialbned, and a Can-Ml�B-tita�iisk �nd tlirousli. The sor-fnm�&t odiild do woMe than aVail St-pit �t .-Ilia aerrleea at fhtt isrttlcal ttoa..-"-^;..-... ^ I)on|b)>il}�9tin U too serioua a mat-^ l�#r-.taWtrlfl"ad.wltli at tWa tin*. It Me48 theiieetinen wa hare to handlit jthe .retention of the wounted police * The Uiiion Oovemment meets tha �iA�e-*?�a�Beht of the watt whan-R lifCidea to reuin the Mounted PoUca �ad enlarge tha acdpa oriti opei*> i^^oa.aie provInclBtl |5>r�ia :^wa*a^ ^reated'in Alberta and Satilnitbhewmn Moonted Police have Vean more or'Jes^fPn^e. shelf and mapy pf Its friends -beared that they might gp ;oiit b( existanca. ^Iiat haa deyeloped la tjjareipre highly, Nsatlafactorj;. The .'dree is'to be g^Ven" new'work and St�w tailcitorT'and there IserMy roa-fion to hope that It will bis as useful iQvQie enforcement of law in the future a8*lt has been in the past. jJUESsiwQ about  . > 'pit>n government I'^he-.^ttawa coirektiWdents are en-CrtbemseiTefl vrognosticatiag^.aa at' ia^cotodr to happen, to Union ^^emrarament: 1^ allfglanca. Free ag^eal^iral ttt-Manients- ia ^beliered ha/� to be ^ak ilnt^ and nncornvramialnx' condl> ot pMh a re^proacbment Sir BjM|au�. win bava a hard team tjD ihtra for 1�iere apfean to be lltUe ibr WMtlMi OB tha part of hla high.Uritf jfflgflilBtea and of the proteictloniat el6:^.{ V pjaftta pwiQUBd. him to cimcada aajr aii^ -VsfMJIiM*^ In fact there are many who' if^^lM iSladly welcome tba Issne as a ^vlor the conaolitatioh o; thai cCoBaaryatire party and for tha of the QBloii. ^niltli- sncb �iejii^a- If .Sir Thomap brings down a bn^-at least partly fayorable to'tha .^/a jlemandB anySilng may happen id a';new alignment may occur at .The Union may absorb.many , of the present Opposition I* be ddtalnatingly Uberal, for Llb-ils; are ,in a majority In the house, pothing is done to satisfy the west rAk^Alonists In lai^e numbers braak away and the goTamment U have to J�e re-conatltnted on the Co^esrrattire lines. In such a -vlt'.wlll depend on- which .gi^Anp: igB ttie-Quobeo opposition &to al-ooF": Should there result any coa-itlon-. between tiie union and ri.o^*aiIberals, the goremment fWld jnpt, for long carry ohi andi�n[ lrty,p|9ro j gkddlng ^bout in last fail's" suit a^ the. kiddles ar^ roller SMitlng ion the pavements and Santi'Gl.ausjpuiposas wearing a linen duateri hastinid of^iur coat, whioh he .will'Aed*w^n.^eleaves cold wintry Calgary, ' \ Hon. S. O. Mawhum, minister of militia, intimites that the post discharge pay of soldiers may be continued for six months, inatead of three, so as to tide the men over the difficult days of -wrinter. In speaking of clothing.allowance, he said that-if it was at all possible,, the quefitlon of making'this allowance retroactlTre would be considered, together with that of granting the men an extra allowance for overcoats. The mlnlste^ shouldn't delay about those matters^ They are very Important to the soldier iuid he Is .'entitled to the extended post discharge pay and the clothing. The Winnipeg Telegram admits the need of cheaper, igrlcultural Implements. It maintains the government cottlf} f orca the Jnanufacturers to sell ^eaiper without ramoving the protec; tion at all. Its method would be to compel mamttacturers of Canadian jagrlcnltural implements to ibrlng their plants' up-to-date; to increase their output and thus reduce their overhead expense and to cell their product as clfeaply to Canadian farmerji as American manufacturers, similar-, ly situated, sell their'product to Ani-erlqan 'faflmet-B. It souhdi well bi^ since the 'Telegram has been close tp the manufacturers in the past. It might tell us "if the manufacturers woiiid swallow ..the proposition any. mor? readily-than whin tariff remSval is proposed. ..... ANAIYSISOFM. .1ARI0US FORCES NGERMANYNOW Some Light Thrown ofjii The Muddled Political Situation, in Germany y LONDON, Dec. 17.-Some light on the muddled'political situation In Germany may be gained by analysis of Uie revolutionary forces jnow at work. There are three distinct ''partli^ contesting for supremacy,'the Social-' Democrats, the Indopendent^pcial-ists and the Spartacus,/qr Bolshevist, group. - The Soclal-Dehiocrata:'arel the old Scheidemann party. Throughout the war they worked.,.^Kn4Ju.-hand vfii'h the so-cnlled "middle class" non-�Soclallst parties. ' Whfeii'this f^-rblu-tlon came they wished to' cbntltatte this co-operation and estalillsh � a coalition government represonUng the old relchstagcoallHon^lttajOKlty. They may be called- the "axtifeme right" or Conservativo eliemeilt - Of the revolutionary movement. I But owing to the Opposition tKeir program encountered, a csmprofnise was made with their �hlef rhrals,: the IndependantSociallsta^ led by-: Hugo Haase, C^orge Ledebonr aiid ^Karl Kaatsky. The Independent oppose co-operation- with. nbh-Bo�aallBts, ' but they have consented in their a'graa-ment ^?Ith the SocIaldJemocrats to make the establishment.of.a.BDClalist state dependent upon "a straight vote of the majority of" tha" l)|OJle. LIke/the Social-DomocratB^. they.: are In favor of constitutional'procednre. They^awy be termed the; TcABtta" party. � . -,. ^ , .� _, -The Radleala - The "marn left" is -the mysterlons 'Spartacus group, formed in. tha^^tall of 1916. It gets its name from ahpny-inons political letters,, signed .""Siiar-tacus," which were sent out by Karl Lieb'knecht for the -personal: i Infor-matton of the radical'element'amonS the Social-Democrats. . Thesevletters, first distributed in 1915, took the form a year later of ah illegalusWrfat-ly published periodlfcal /bearing the name "Spartacus." ' IfdenpunciedMjOth .the Social-Democrats and the Ind6-pendent-Soclallsts.- Th6' aliii" i6f;".;ihe Spartacnsi group is-tb'. pnt ani and to the capitalist ayste^n. Dr. ^e^knecht and its other leaders are' said 'tobe trying to bring about tt'dlctatbrshlp of the proletariat by-force*ot'iarms. The gfbup is the G6rihan - eqiiivalent of the Russian Boi&OVlsts; * � More or less' alliedw%ith the' Spartacus group ' ara the Jtwo Mother ' extreme radical^ groups,'- thai -.International!?. Md the "intemailMial So-ciMlBta- � QSrmaJ�y.^C"; ^j/^'r^'sv; , i ^SW'HafarfiatlfitaJ^ 0iarai�:. .?aftor th*: pSHj^ pr^hifeti^-4^1ea-by� .B^ Melning^v>a;T^li%ric>wnf.publiiBl�^ by ,twoJwoman, lAjraf'tfriCora '.aiflj :wtit-ers, Rosa Luieniboiirg-^diKlfra ^et-kin. Julian Borchard i& belffivedi to be the leader-^^of tha.-vf'lntftmati(?nal BERLIN, Dec. 16.-The.eleetloh to the national assembly tti 'tfijfbrmjer duchy of "AnhaU;; wlifch is"the -first German federal state' to idte for a conemnent^oW. rSSMliSitt"nwjay*in a parked .victory foiv^ tha Majof-ity Sociaaists^ Ifhe SociallstaciioliedvSZ,-229 votes, ag41nat'"a tpt^'i^ftWjSW for the combined bonrgeoiaeSBronps.. In the relohstag. eledtioffifi 1�2'. the Socialists had 31,425;'agalnat ,-36,649 for the bburgeoise groupsr^iiJThe increase in the .'number of'ybtfeg . was due to the lowering of the itga limit and the votes of women. The Anhall natioflar a'ssembly -will be conilioBed of 22 Majoiity:-^ocialist8, 12 German Democrats.;4nd..t;wo Con-Kservatlves., The Independent; Socialists failjB.d-to get a-ajitficlent num'ber of signatures' to Jipmlpate si ticket. Later, While "Herr ^iftifellfer, >fehalr-man of the workmen'.s.,jectlon of the executive commlttep,. -vas - apeaking/ the chairman of; the congreiss Interrupted to-'Say:. . ' V. � ""Ther^. is J a comradetj^ref^lt; ."iyho wishes � to- sulJmit Va 'co^niunicatl6h?' Tiie new gbmrade -s^r'iaiail-'hfe'Trep-resen^ed 250,000 worlanepiwliR/C^^^ gathered outs'ide ' i^e;'' hiiiidln^':'" ^Ha read a llBt.of ,demapd's''",d9dei!^t^^ with - the"-Spartacu8 ..^ivo^riBuh,, Ipolud-Ing retention of all^.power by., the soldiers' ank" workmen's*, couiiclls, no national assembly,.:an,'d--the.foration of a Red Guard. Tliifi afpused" a storm of protest, and in the general uprtar the Intruder;'left 'the chamber. The 250,00(!^v'\vorliq�en'i^^^^ were outside �the^.ibuild�^n_g:i5^ovfe;^ jto about 7,00p;^f'r'bm''ii,Ve';fact6ftes, whom the Llebkneeiht'ijage'nta ./iard'ia^ go. on strike ..temporarily.'''In the meantime" 'D*f. � Liebkne'ch't-Tsijcceeded in enterlng-the buildlhg and made a speech to the-Crowd'^rp^; a window. In, Mecklenburg ' ' COPENHAGEN, Dec: IT.^Tiie' elections to the national assembly .in-the former. grind duchy of/MflcklenberK were announced to the/congfess ot soldlesrs^rand workmen's oouncfla Ip Berllh-as ..follows: . Sbaarists. 2; Liberal^, 16; "Handl-crafbien".2; and Peasants' Party, 2. WILL SEND THEM BACK LADYSMITH, South. Africa, Dec, 16.-(Reuter's)-Minister of 'JtaHwaya Burton,' addrfesslng hla coii'stltuahta and dealing with receufBouth African. resolutions favoring ;t6e repatriation of ^ enemy subjects,. announced that the Union-government.had decided that jUnleas peaoej terms, precluded Buolt action, to v repatriate, firjit; all enemy subjects who. desired repatriation, and secon41y, al^ $nen(iy 'subjapts and British, subjecta of enemy prlgla, whose conduct' caused,them, to be r^fearded as dangefous toHhe atate. All naturalised subjects-who-desired denaturalization would'- be' - denaturalized repatriatjun;- . 4,, WEDNESDAY. pECiEMBER 18,, 1918, .,L./.j.,. . iU I.. .BBBfateBagaaWi^taeB!,.i i......liiaai )IGKED U? IM ASSINC FOn;ill� BITBY MAtr Is H. J. ^>arf�tt, recorder at Shelr-brooke. Qiia, li Mi^: Ald.'W. H. Wair'W Toronto, ta dead. He was a Jiatlteot'Nortolk county. Medicine Hal Hortieultnral Society plans an^axtaiMLT� tree planting campaign. J Sir Robert Bortfraj may not ratjum to Canada until Jane, Is one 'Ottawa oorrespoudent'a - to^eca'st  ,; ^' .� ;j Carter Olaaa, ok 'Virginia, waa aworn In yesterday .as 'Doited '.States'aeore-tary of the'treairary.'> Major and Mrs. E. G. Benwell �nd family are leaving fMedloino Hat to take -up their reaWence In Seattle. Swift Cnrrent ia aisking the federal government to eatabllsh an experimental farm at 'Qiat place. HerbeA H. Bdmiaon, Winnipeg druggist, son of the late Geo. Edmison, K.C.> Peterboro, ia dead. ^ . Mayor--Brown' announces that the C.N.R. will build tnto Medicine Hat next year. Sir Wdlliam Heartt anno'onces that there wilt be no change in the On:, tario Temperance 4.ct. Dugald McFheraon, of Basswoo^ Man:, fa:the^ of 'Uaut-Col. McPher-son, M.PJ>., Portacik La Pralrid, is dead. Wm. Findlay ot the etaCt of the Jonrnal newspaper in Ottawa, has been appointed AdTertiatng Manager ot the Toronto Globe. Henry Milea ^ofnGaeming,. Mflea'ivft /Co., will be th;^ UMral candidate-tor the Quebec leglaiatore in the'St. Ixw-rence division, Montreal. W. H. Hudson, *6jr seven years principal of tbe*Veni High school, has resigned to take a position on the staff of the Victoria'' High school. F. tf. .MtsGtllivray, K.C., of Kenora^ who has been,-crown attorney there for a.number ot, years,'has been appointed chief M^las oHlcer for On- taa'o,- � , ,','  � Fred R. Pamell, &f St. Catharines, was choaen candidate of the Liberal-' Conservative AsBoclition for the riding of St. Catharinei in a forthcoming provinciar bye-electlOn,, V The, Alberta JCTnlvM-sity annate' ap--proved a recommendation that three new chairs be established in the Uni-�irerslty of Alberta^nl'ipe in Economic? and political ^pno^y,, another in Mining -Engineetlnff^ and a third in Soils. ' J. W. Widdlrteid, .df Uxbridge, was nominated by. the United Farmers of Ontario as /a candidate In the bye-election for'North Ontario, In the provincial legislature, ^ddlfield prom-* ised to support the ftxlBtihg government in all measures which, in his opinion, wotdd make to* the betterment of agriculture. ; ' , . daptain Septimus iLafefriere, son of J. O. Laferrlere, Hull, Jiaa been awarded the Victoria Croaa for distinguished gallantry oh' iOiO, field of battle. CapUhi Laferrlere j'was in New Orleans at the outbreak of war and paid his own paaaata to France where ho enlisted as k private in the famous Foreign Legion %Ith whom he served -with distinction.' He ..later transferred to the Imperial army aaA was ppsted to a trench mortar Boctlon. One hundred and twtety-one barrels Of whiskey, valued at from |22,-000 to $25,000, shipped from MontTBsUL by freight, and dlscoydr^d la,a house in Mahchaster, close to the premises of the Mountain Spring Brewing CO., is the latest haul of Detectives Tu|Ttter and Richardson of Cal^Sy^ Tlie raid was made bh Friday,;night and 4he detectives, after leaving'two men Jn chajrge; rpturned on ,TBfj;urdajr..^ith trucks >^hd-;.cbnyey:a5l^:mftare^ of ' jitftentlal rheadacii�5!.^p i the city police beljs; -where [the^pw'safely ra-pose in-the''wbmeri^s'ceii'B'!'' i". ' '\^ � -- ' A suit over a difference of 25 Mnts was an edifying incident" of the slt^ PERSONAL-KEH In-Order to Become Acquainted Vlrith the Men With Whom \ He Will Have to Dea} .'PARIS, 'Deo. 17.-^Atter'the confer-enoeahe has had in Paris and the panonal examinatlpn ho has made into the �situation bere, Prealdent�Wll-Boh has come to understand fully why the peace'^cenferenoe can not get under way before the first ot thoypar. Meanwhile, the informal centerence, which means so'much and which Will decide so much in laying tho ground work for such a task as .is before the peace conference, will .continue to maka'ptbgress. The president is seeking to get acquainted -with the men V^ith'^whoin he is to deal, so that he tnay discuss with the greatest freedom the problemir arising and develop the value, of the perapnal equation. Prbmthe president's position it la indicated there are plaiQ- Uiihgs to bef^ '^xbriclge, si?ed.-,'.Alexl' Bwen, patKmaste*j'ffpr.! $.5 for-;wbi;ic on roads. Mr. EwOn claimed;, h^^,Had"not .put in full timeand^tae iad.! deducted 25 cents to pay| th? many^ho haid completed the worfc Johnston Should have done. H(j,,,bffered the ^4|75, 'but it was refused. 'When suit was entered he paid iJt4|ito 'Court. Aa ajpwnship officer, Me; Bwen had the Tt^nship Council behljdi him. * j-he judge offered ta pay the twenty-five oefets himself, if the townsbii) object-e'l^ and ordered each rtde jjb pay costs. B^ch side had five wlt-nesBes and a lawyer. The judge's dbci'aiOil indicated the court's opinion'ot Sthe trivial hcture/br the charge, but 4ld 'itot '�|^ tie,the disputed principle.^*' IN- 'HOW MANY BEANt lif4 THEifAR? I The Hudson's Bay;Ct*ia (iTing ;away a 1100.00 -Victory Bond for |the nearbat eatimtt*; sh?:'^ HOW MANY YArdB OF.BILKiNf! ARE IN OUR a^HOW .WINDOW? m Bylands & Cp. arejii^ng away a ll'ur Coat worth llBO.'Od Free tor ]the nearest estimate/ ^ao three mother valuable prizes. -A cbupcm >wlth every sale ot ll.OOor over. . , 4.:' ..... . ..; Vision, for a m^^w^^ bevobci the iFronv Arctic From' towns, tuei^lftii^ the bUS^f riMef S j;��^*^v^^V^ ,,.,^.;,,^'.;^;,^^;,v.j:::;-.. Sealed tiflht-KePtrlsiht WSIIGLEfS IS. There, because men f i comfort and refreshment Its continued us?. Because of its benefits and because ;