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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA." 'tfflJBSDAY. DECEMBER 19. 1918 REPUBLIC Lord Milner Says British Tvoops Were Sent to1 Help Russians Fight Bolshevism. fONDOX, Her. response to .iuaae lirotosts In Iho nress agalnit the scci-or-.y maintained concerning liilltlary operations In Jlussla, auil the Insistent demands by Liberal news- .iiilierV that the explain and justify. Hie continuance o[ these unc'ratlous. Viscount illlner, tho ECC- Alary has Issued a. Blate went to that tho allio; liavo an obligation ot honor to, pro tell Iho Husslans snd ojhers who have aided them Dolfhe vikl For tlic allies to out at Ilusjla now would threaten lo (n- volvc the whole country In barbarism, tho war secretary declares. Tho cablne( member, In hia state- ment which Is In the [orm of 11 ter In-reuly to a correspondent, goes over tho situation created by lac b'uccess ot tho Dolalicvikl, LONDON, ncc. reply loVleller received from a cor- respondent, Viscount Winer, the sec- retary tor war, elves llio reasons why HAS NO AMBITION IN NEW YORK, Die. Assert- ing thai "France hu no ambition whatever In connection with terrl- lory In Sy.-la.'Nhe French official bureau ol Information declared In 3 statement here latl night that all France Intends lo clslni at the1 peace conference, as regards Syria, "is lha.l the Syrian people shall have self-determination." Christmas Cheer Fund Passes The Mark Already 930.81 Mr. and. Mrs. W.J. 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Noble 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Crans- toun Elizabeth Taylor Mrs. J. W, Wood Miss U Wood Helen andl Kathleen Another Goodfellow Mri. Sydal Lawrence Lynn A Friend Hazel McKle A H. H. Nichols.........- Mrs W. A. Buchanan Mrs! C. E. Carberry Claude and Frank O'Leary Miss' E. L. Jackson Evslyn, Helen, Katharine and Marlon Hamilton J. Manland 200 sioo 1.00 1.00 2.00 1.00 10.00 2.00 1.00 .50 10.00 15.00 25.00 2.00 2.CO Gordon Bass .50 Total The Christmas Cliecr fund had today passed lli-i Ihousanil-dollar mark, which was f.ti over a week oBo This Is lliree llmM 33 much as. lias Uccn raised' I" previous yea (or Ihc (uinl, and The. Herald and the I Mission officials extreme 1 isr firalillc-d nt llio success The [und will be lonlliiied' until. Christmas Bvo, tor every cent that car, raised will bo needed Ihif, season. It Is (lie Inleuilou to set aside a large part ot iha-Iund (or Ihe extension of. llio relict work or Hie mission throughout the winter anioni; Ibfi families iliat n-o'sl need such attention. There src- many such families In .the city tlilG winter, and The Herein asks those who wish to contribute to tho fund Ic do so as generouily aa possible. llaig and His Generals Land At Old Seaport Amid ii Great Celebration OUL 1LEJ llufc> Dover-flung Its-gates Wide open lotos WILL 'I'ELl, WILSON OK TIIEIll TROUHI.BS PAR'IS, Dec. seized by Ihe Germans In occu- pied French territory and sent to a hoslage cimn a) Holscmlnden, Germany, will-appoint a lion lo call upon President Wil- son to tell him something of what they suffered, morally and physi- cally, while detained by the Ger- mans, it is announced, Call Assembly to Elect President Soon-Report TJial Ebevf ber- ssemy o ec Government Has Resigned Because of be ious Trovible Breaks Out at Danzig. freth outbreaks. CONFUSED SITUATION k LONDON D-c 19 -An extremely confused and doubtful .llual.on h.s Two Nights Proceeding Chrisl- mas Will Be Allowed To Work Till 10 p.m. fes--5 the moil serious vlev; J X Miicleoil, cliiei factories or, wired the Herald thia morning to he nffccl lliat lie lias been Instructed. o snifi In Eliopa on Monday end Tuesday pre- ceding Chrislmas to ten p in. Tins means thai employees will be al- lowed to work until that hoar on'each nt Hie two highis rrecculne Christmas lo handle the Christmas rush. 7his app'lfes lo retail stores pirllcu- 'larly tho Relai! llor'cliants Associa- tion bavins received a similar tclc- eram. WILL INTERN HUN IN' FRANCE PARIS, Dec. I AUBtro-German soldiers who have been'rounded up In European and Asiatic Turkey by Ihe. allies..will be transported lo France for In- ternment until psacr i? Admiral J f. C. Arnet, French high commissioner, at Con.lanji- nople has requisitioned Qer- man iessela ports-aiid wilLuse Ihem In Auftro-Gemian France.. prisoners to GERMAN EXPLODES, 15 DEAD V' ornment. "Thjre are also other nl forces In the British aro only a small proportion- Ihe allies: The Ilqlslievikl, what- ever-the nltimulo object, were, In our. enemies In overy U was-owing ib iiieir d'ctloh Iliat hundreds oi thousands of Uerman troops -were lei loose to hurl themselves 'against our Tnen on Ihc front. 11-was owing to tuelr Ijclrayal thai Humania, ivlth all ils resources in Brain and oil, fell Inlo ihe bands 'of Ike Germans, It was they who handed over the Black Sea fleet'to the Gernrans and who treach- erously allayed Iho Czechn-Slovaks when Iho lalter only dtslred lo uul liussia- In order tfl fight lor the freedom of.- (Heir country 'in Knronc. Tlio sllles.-overy ono- o! to Interfere uroccniiri; NUH.H. from Ihe days of Wellington and son down to Kitchener and Roborls ihe oecasioiijwlll Yriili rivia" TDilnn., such as no oilier nation, .except per- haps Prance, carl-'mtryout as impres- sively as Great Hjiiaiil.. Premier I.loyil George, Ihe Dukp o[ Connauslil, members ot the generals ami lesser ,ip Ihe reception' ,party ni-_ Cross station. I business places at Dover were, closed and a Holiday was1 declared. Admiral Keyes, commander of the in mou nun on provincial governments ai Imporlant faclors'In the problems, the- memor- andum says: "Any comprehensive policy adopted with a view to securing a rapid In- crease In population and the settle- ment of land necessarily involves the expenditure of large sums ot money Und tbe use of "slate credit- 11 Can PARIS, Dec. German mine which had been placed in a brldfle at Guise has exploded, killing 15 persons and Injuring'25, according to a Guise dispatch-to the Matin. The date of'tKe explosion Is not given, but the.dispatch says.that it occurred more 'than a month after Ihe went Into effect. tbe use of slate credit- II L-an-1 is to succecV. in compelliion FORMER AUSTRIAN, with other rounlries in this Held ol BMPEHOK HAS 'F 'work, the provinces as well us tpe PAIITS L'ec. American delegates lo the peace conference- have resolved lo advocate the. sink InO H035IICTIM nun, Ibera and open as a source ol supply to-tbe enemy." Protect Military Stores "1 aay nolhlns of tho mllitiry s'.orea nud [iroperty'ot Ihe allies, which wcro still lyjnr nt Archangel and Vladi- vostoV, and which wsra In coarso o[ lielnB npliropriated ny luo; Bolshe- vikl and transtcrred lo Iho Germans j Gauglit on '.the Fly (Continued on Page Nine.) Ex-Kaiser .Has AHERONGEN Holland, Die. Emperor William hat been confir.ed lo his bed since Sunday with a severe chill. Hn indisposition has brought about -a'renewal of his old eir trouble, necessitating the calling in of a specialist a profeMOr from Utrecht, to assist the local doc- tor. -IT SEEMS TO MB we aren't going fast enough in the mailer oi prepar- nllon lor the relurncd soldiers. The governmenl Is very slow In annonnc- nlans for absorbliif lue inio civil lite' and meantime they co-ilnc back In Urge numbers. We nrc Koine lo ue swamped unless Ihc BOV- Tho resources ot Siberia nnd souin- jly Freeman at lo- ea-lern Russia were denied to the] ,iay-3 of trade luncheon. encnw Tlicn'ithe ports wero pro- N vented froth becoming bases for Ger- fnrm man submarines, from which our North Sei barrage -could have been turned. Vere--important nchievo- menls, and contributed materially lo lie defeat of Germany. say nbllilne ot the tact thai 'nulil allied (wcu'ratlon pul an end to iag the process. Ihla intervention vraa puccess- niotiDB was slopped- The Czccbb- Slnvsks were saved from destruction. The resources of Siberia nnd south- OTHER day a fanner (rom Iron Springs was m the clly.Ho told me that heharl been to GO nor l n'- 1'IRIS, Dec. Viclor Liu- manucl of Hals- will arrive here today. The city Is hung with ftaes and wire 'FLU COPENHAGEN, rjec. mer Emperor Charles of Austria- Hungary and four of his children are from intluenia, nc- cording to a telegram from Vien- na. The Former emperor lias a very high fever- PLANNED SUB "WARFARE AGAINST HOLLAND WASHINGTON, Dec. en of Capt. Von Pappen, the for- mer military attache of the Ger- man embassy here, taken from his quarters, when the British cap- lured Palesline, and which indi- cated Germany planned submar- ine warfare, against the Scandinavian countries In Oc- lober 1916. were placed in the re- cord today in connection with the tenate Judiciary commlllee's hear- German propaganda. The Herald received a telegram this morning from Fred Robins, formerly of The Ipnded at Halifax, from the Olympic, staling Lelh- party from the Olympic would reach hew on Friday after- _ noon of'this west. win sent from Brandon. It is not certain just what Leth- bridge men are with but Secretary Madison of the Vet- trans will b' notified by wire this, afternoon, it is ejected. are 16 local men, it is understood, with the parly. ing OCCUPY ODESSA ODESSA, Sunday, Dec. Troopa under command ol the anti-German Ukrainian leader, Pellura, today arc occupyinrj LONDON, George it was announced today, has can- celled the srranrjement which pro- vided that he should go to .Sand- rmgham Palace foK_. ChriEtmas and he will remain in London In- stead to welcome Wil- son. HANGED HERSELF MONTIIKAI.. 50 years old: at )n irerivi'enl otfender for drunkennsss. IbnUe'l herself last her cell I at police heartriiiai-ler: ition. PARIS, Cf.c. German qovcrrmcnl headed by Fritdrjcli Ebert has rciisned a result of events on according to a. Sispalch ncelved al Stuttoarl, says tht Journal's csrrespondent there. Friedrich Ebtrt, who was nam- ed as minister of the interior In trie cablntt tf Prince Maximilian I of Baden, on Nov. 3 and became imperial chancellor on -Nov. took 'command of the situation in 7 Berlin following the On Nov.' 13, ll'.was annouriced lhat he had -bMOme; premier, had choitn 'hli .'cabinet, namlna .Huso "WIIKeliri Dfttrhann; Herr. LandJ. bori Ihe -pirlmenti-created'by the revoju- The central congrest of the dele- galei- Irom the loldierV. and workmen's council met at Berlin WMonday- The fir.i suited in disorderly Me.BM which there were many psnonal encounters. On- Tueiday lent continued, Georje Ledcbour, a leader of the pendent Sociali.U, making a bit- ter attack upon Premier Ebert. SERIOUS DISORDERS Serloii'j dii'orden have at Dar.zis.Weit Pruula, accord- ing lo dlspalchei'received here. Civil and military pritoni been and the Inmatei set at liberty, it is said, street righting is reported. KRVJPP MEN ARRESTED', AMSTERDAM, Dec. of the principal direc- tors of the Krupp munition worki.; at Essen, including Bransenberger, inv.nlor s la ils cause he found that bis diushter, Blanche, f-ce'd seven years, had Ehed tn dealh by a coal wagon., j sssssstsassgsSiflSMs1 In course ui of flussians have-taken up arms and toushl on Ibo side of Ihc' besides nllies. now ran we, simply because our 1 Inimcdlatb purposes have. come away and leave them lo tho tender mercies of the tyranny oi our er.etalea. "H would be an abomlna'olo belray- conlrary lo every British Instinct of honor and humanity. may mllle snro.lhal the last 'ililnz tho government desires is lo 'cave p.ny Drlllsh soldiers In Russia B day Idngcr lhan nccr-isary to dls- moral oSllEalions we have Low besides ncticr cruys u. denl Marnoch at the rioaril oi Tr.idc luncheon- PROMINENT P, E.-l. MAN P.K.I., If Lyons, HKCcl 65. ex mayor of -Charloltclown and one of its moat h.uincfs illed here ycsfcrday. _ i" uo and I bellevo Is principle ul 'M the allies. lure.. iip.I.r'ART. Her. loril niayor ot Dublin Ins called a mass meeting In llnbl'n tor Sunday to wtcnd an Invita- tion lo 1'rcsldcnl Wilson lo visit Ire- lam! He has siTSBOStcd lhat similar mcelinss tr. hold Ihroiighoul the Is- llantl Commcnllns on Ihe action of 1 the lord mayor, the BeKasl Tclcpapn 45 sava lhal everynna in risler will Join 22'in'ihc invilatlon "with Ihc Imporlant "'era- susgesllon lhat Ihero must nnt ba slighlcsl sugsosllon ot campaign for the l WANT SIX-HOUR DAY SEATTLE, Dec. lie Metal Trades Council, repre- senting apprixirrulely 13.000 workmen, molt of whom sre in th'e ihipyardi, adopted reto- lulionsr It was announced today, favoring a six-hour if neces- sary, lo avoid-ununploymenl dur- ing the period of Metal workers In Pacific cost! cltiet are U bt asked Io vote on Ihe hev arc unable lo find lha cause, n iheir belief. Ihc porter should have exercised better judgment .and used he tire cntinsuishers which were at hand, lnsict.d ot running to iiuother car to secure assistance, and the re- fills nlRht nol hive been ?o sjrious. No blame attaches to tho train crow. The-Jury recommends that porters he put "through a drill and he tnlly Instrbctccl In the of (ire HchUnE appliances. The jury held ils iaiiuiry al Ignace icur. icd. of Miss E. Schmidt. ticketed Lock- llit-S un> wood, SJisk.. lo Toronto. Mr. anil C. J. Montman and lahv. Consort. Alia. 'M'r. D. Clancy. Calgery. llifha-ds. tlcSelud Rcgnia to Xapinec. Onl. v Hilda Billworth and child, SI. James, Man. Mrs. C. nuchMian. ticketed w mm- peg lo St. John. N n. Mrs. C. N. Hunter, r.cgina. Pie Larmonr. licketeil Winnipeg lo PRESIDENT OF.ONTARIO B: FARMERS FOR TOROMTO, Dec. fifth lime R. H. Halbert, of Mt- lanethon, Ont, wai preiiv oent of the United Farmeri o( Ontario at last nighfi of the innuai convention. E. Drury, of Barrie, wst vice president. ,AKK ISank clcarinES for this week show a considerable Increase 0- correspondinE ot last year. The tiRures are CorrVspondinif week lasl year.. T ;