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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta At JJE55T DECEMBER 1918 g rtr aVli 111 ill I ill mm Lord Milner Says British Troops Were Sent to Help Russians fight rnsponso to HtronB protests In the press against he secrooy maintained concerning military operations In and the insistent demands by Liberal news papersthat the government explain and justify the continuance of these Viscount the sec rtitary for has issued a state ment to effect that the allies have an obligation of honor pro tect the Russians and others who liave aided them against the Bolshe Tor tho allies to scramble of Russia now would threaten to in volve the whole country In the war secretary x Tho cabinet member In his state which is in the form of a let ter in reply to a goos over the situation created by the euccess of the In reply to a letter received from a cor Viscount the sec retary for gives the reasons why British troopsWere sent to The member goes over the sltuatloiVcreated by the success of the Bwlshevikl in gaining control ot FRANCE HAS NO AMBITION IN SYRIA NEW ing that France has no ambition whatever in connection with terri tory in French official bureau of information declared in a statement here last night that all France Intends to claim at the1 peace as regards is the Syrian people have IHE Christmas Cheer Fund Passes The Mark Already acknowledged and and Noble and Crans toun Elizabeth Taylor Wood Miss U Wood Helen andl Kathleen Another Goodfellow Sydal Lawrence Lynn A Friend Hazel McKle A Boy 200 1 00 Cordon Bass Nichols Buchanan Mrs Carberry Claude and Frank OLeary Miss Jackson Katharine and Marlon Hamilton Manland Heralds Chrisumis Cheer Kind has today passed tho thoiiKanddoluir which was over a week ago This is three limes as much has been raised in any previous year for tho and Thr Herald and tho Nursing Mission officials are extreme Iv gratified at the The fund will continued until Christmas for every cent that can be raised will be needed is he intention to set aside a large part of the fund for thn extension of the relief work of the mission throughout the winter aniong families that jnost need such There arc many such families in city this and The Herald asks those who wish to contribute to tho fund to do so as generously TO ELECT WILL TELL WILSON OF THEIR TROUBLES Haig and His Generals Land At Old Seaport Amid a Great Celebration 1 hung out its flag and the old seaport of Doverflung its gates Wide open today seized by the Germans in occu pied French territory and sent to a hostage camp at Germany will appoint a delega tion to call upon President Wil son to tell him something of what they morally and physi while detained by the Ger it is EX1ENDSHOPSHIFI FORJINK Two Nights Preceeding Christ mas Will Be Allowed To Work Till 10 Call Assembly to Elect President SoonReport That Eberf Government Has Resigned Because of ious Trouble Breaks Out at Doverflung Ha gates Wiue open to greet Field Marshal Haig and the Ua relating to the land commanderofthe five British armies settlement scheme submitted tothe Belalum and intprnmvincial conference held at Ot fresh CONFUSED SITUATION LONDON Dec extremely confused and doubtful HM of the waerta representing the government alludes to the rangereofCtVhe whole apparatus of the government falling It pro fesses the most German government headed by Friedrich Ebert has resigned as a result of events on according to a dispatch received at says the Journals correspondent WILL INTERN HUN SOLDIERS IN FRANCE COramaiiuprpui affairs nd pomts out how uyiiB Kovernment was today made avail It was raerolv an informal welcome aWe for The memoian mflfle Hnoa unt outline hampering the win ning ot the war by allied na You ask r in his ot says Viscount Mil what right we ever lie rum y ong we mean chance to see and to keep them there now that the war Lhe January is I c flpM mar The qUestion itself shows that you or in ne d misapprehend facts of the case to time bonorea ff u waa merolv an informal welcome aWe for The merooran onthTpan but Dover made dum dofis not outline a definitely of it a Kieat celenraUOh The netos tied policy on the part tho Do the fletd marshal was coining to miuion but coversi pro Christmas his family the adoption of which e tner lie and his ag a whole or in lepenus iu not be denietl a large measure upon the action of the 1 js This jarly indicated by the subdivi of the such as object of notes on some details tlHacnnJi as well lib the motives of the gov There are also other al lied forces in the British are only a small proportion of the The what the ultimate in be raised to a in the how high is Bpeculation to the This the procedure which has been followed from the days of Wellington and Nel son down to Kitchener and Roberts Sim uuv n tne ultimate SOn uowu assisting our enemies in ewyijllld the occaBion will be it tn Hielr oivin ami military rormaiuieb possible It was owing to tlieir wlul action that hundreds of thousands of j BUch ils HO other Oerman troops were let loose to hurl Uaps calf carry themselves Against our men on the sjvely as Great western H was owing to their nomior George betrayal that with all its resources iu grain and fell into ihe hands ot the It was they wno handed over the Black Sea Tleet to the Germans and who treach erously attacked the CzechsSlovaks as V when tho latter only desired to get out Russia in order to tight for tho freedom of their country m veiy us Premier Lloyd the Dulce of members ot the cabinet generals ami lesser functionaries ma e up the reception party ai Charing CIA118 businTss places at Dover were closed and a holiday was declared Admiral commapdor ot the oE settlement In that section the memorandum devoted to general and introductory the necessity for me progressive looking toward a continued rapid in crease in the population of Canada is noted with me policies in an en deavor to secure suitable immigration havo become obsolete nnd largely in After referring to the reservation of crown lands for soldier iim nissGtl into on ins and the past lack of co operation between the federal anil TiroTincial governments important factors in the the memor andum says 4ny comprehensive policy adopted with a view to securing a rapid in crease in population and tho settle ment of land necessarily involves the expenditure of large sums of money Cnd tho use of state If Can ada is to Hicceert in competition with other countries in this the provinces as well as Continued on Page J chief factories inspec wired the Herald this morning to the effect that he has been instructed to extend the shift of employees in shops on Monday and Tuesday pre ceding Christmas to ten This means that shop employees will be al lowed to work until that hour on each of the two nights preceding Christmas to handle the Christmas This applies to retail stores particu the Retail Merchants Associa tion having received a similar tele AustroGerman soldiers who have been rounded up in European and Asiatic Turkey by be transported to France for In ternment until peace is Admiral French high commissioner at nople has requisitioned all Ger man in Turkish wilkuse them in transportnig the AuftroGerman prisoners to GERMAN MINE 15 DEAD German mine which had been placed in a bridge at Guise has killing 15 persons and according to a Guise dispatch to the The date ofthe explosion is not but the dispatch says that it occurred more than a month after the armistice went into FORMER AUSTRIAN EMPEROR HAS FLU American delegates to the peace conference have resolved to advocate the sink Admiral commanucr UL M have to norf all the naval and military officers ing of the enemy war nf thfi rItv the membcsrs of the d any proposition ono of city council and Lord them the basis naval to interfere warden of tlje Clnaue ports nnKOuncemont is made n UuBsla hut it was an obligation Deceived returning commanders at b thOBB Ul Closo touch with Amor which was Ewathetl it is mot I u IF of honor to save the marjne wuiuu and it was military necessity of bunting and most urgentkind to prevent those j toe9The arms of Dover and of vast portions ot Russia which were UioldJMarshnl Haig were everywhere to escape tho tyranny of Gaught on the Fly MlUKKllUb Lu the BolBheTlkl from being overrun by them and thrown open as a source of supply to the Protect Military Stores 1 say nothing of the military stores and property of the which were itill lyjnjr at Archangel and SEEMS TO MB we nren t going which were in course of fafjt euollgh in the matter of prepar appropriated by Bolshefttjon for Uie returned B0dlerfn viki and transferred to tho Germans BOVernmont is very slow in announc until allied occupation put end to ing pian8 absorbluKtUe soldiers ttiauntIIAR xiiin those in closn touch with Aineri can it is feel that such position would re sult in avoiding contention and ma terially support President Wilsons declaration the war was not based on aggression or life lion of Uie And this Intervention was success ful Rioting was The Czecljb Sloviiks were saved from The resources ot Siberia and woutli SnfoTvU life meantime they are coming back in large going to be Bwampwl unless goy wakes up to its ity Freeman at to TllO IeSOUrCeS OI CllUUI III nuum iaHtern Russia were denied to the ot trade the ports were pro vented from becoming buses for Gor man from which our North Sea barrage could havo been These vere important achieve and materially to ExKaiser Has Chill Former Emperor William has been confined to his bed since Sunday with a severe His indisposition has brought about a renewal of his old ear necessitating the calling in of a a professor from to assist the local doc OTHER day a farmer fron iron Springs was in the Ho told mo that he had been to go no buy tons of hay to help put ihrlivestock of the farmers in that aistrlct through tho They been 1VRIS Victor Km manuel of Italy will arrive hero Tho city is hung with Hags and 11 general holiday has been Rain is falling this but there is promise of the weather The newspapers hail the king as man of who has been a real leader of his country both on nud otf the the unspeukluko a scheme niiln horrors of BolshevlUi But acres coiirso of this allied intorvontlon in the heart of a hniiiinds of HussimiH up ensure them plenty S fought on tho side ot the besides Hotter crops of How can simply because our own iuunediate purposes have been nerved come away und leave them to tlio tender uiorcies of the tyrunny of our It would be un ubomlnuule botruy the Board of Trade PROMINENT MAN DEAD nged exnniyor 1NIIOINVIIE t would be un ubomlnuule botruy no of its most contrary to every British Instjuct biisinnes II f t died hen ofhonor and may bo quite sure Unit the last thins the govsnunent desires is ti 1 luuve uny British soldiers in Russia u diiy longer than In necessary to dia 1 tho moral obligations we have J ami 1 believe is tho yrluuivlu ttll tho THE WEATHER High Low Forecast higher 45 22 tempera lord mayor of Dublin has called u muss meeting In Dublin fur Sunday to extend an invita tion to Wilson to visit Ire Ho has suggested that similar meetings be hold throughout the is Commenting on the action ol1 tho lord the Belfast Telegraph says Hint everyone in Ulster will join iu tho invitation with the Important I suggestion that there must not be Uio slightest suggestion of wire loss Reports that the Rus sian Holshevlkists havo raised an army of men are discredited by special to tho Daily U said that the most reliable Information puts tho number I of Bolshevist troops at about I scattered ovur most of former Hus 1 Hiun It is pointed how that it is probable an effort will be nmde to increase this force for the I purpose of marching westward toward where the Bolshevik have carried on an extunslve propaganda cumpuigu for tho lust V WANT SIXHOUR DAY Seat tle Metal Trades repre senting approximately of whom are in the hat adopted reso it was announced favoring a sixhour if neces to dur ing the period of Metal workers In other Pacific coast cities are to bt asked to vote on the mer Emperor Charles of Austria Hungary and four of his children are suffering from ac cording to a telegram from Vien The former emperor lias a very high PLANNED SUB WARFARE AGAINST HOLLAND ers of Von the for mer military attache of the Ger man embassy taken from his quarters when the British cap tured and which indi cated Germany planned submar ine warfare against Holland and the Scandinavian countries in Oc tober were placed in the re cord today in connection with the senate judiciary committees hear ing German OCCUPY ODESSA Troops under command of the antiGerman Ukrainian today are occupying The Herald received a telegram this morning from Fred formerly of The who landed at Halifax from the stating that the Letn bridqe party from the Olympic would reach herd on Friday after noon of this Robins wire was sent from It is not certain just what Leth bridge men are with but Secretary Madison of the Vet erans will be notified by th it is There are 16 local it is with the PRE1ENI George it was announced has can culled the arrangement which pro vided that he should go to rlngham Palace for Christmas and he will remain Iff London In stead to welcome Wll j HANGED HERSELF i 1 Huhon r9 described M rreqiuMiY offender for I hanged herself last niglitMn her cell at police Porters on Sleepers Should Be Drilled in Fire Fighting Friedrich who was nam ed as minister of the interior the cabinet of Prince Maximilian of on 3 and became imperial chancellor on took command of the situation in Berlin following the On It announced that he had become premier and had chosen his naming Hugo Wilhelm Herr Lands borg and Richard Barth as the secretaries In charge of the de created by the revolu tionary The central congress of the dele gates from the soldiers and workmens council met at Berlin on The first session suited In disorderly scenes in which there were many personal On Tuesday turbu lent scenes George a leader of the Inde pendent making a bit ter attack upon Premier SERIOUS DISORDERS Serious disorders have broken out at West accord ing to dispatchesreceived Civil and military prisons have been opened and the Inmates set at it is and street fighting is KRUPP MEN ARRESTED of the principal direc tors of the Krupp munition works at including inventor of big have been by the revolu tionary committee in that cording to advices received Will Resign BASEL n0 executive committee of the and workmens council for Berlin and intends to accord ing to messages received from the German It is said that it will he replaced by an executive committee elected by the general sembly and the soldiers and worU councillor the A TERRIBLE SHOCK duty last CojiMaule Phil ppe of this was about to call at a drug store when he saw a crowd outside Inquiring as to cause he found that his aged seven had been crushed to death by a coal j VM MI rAJ of tlio coromira inquiring Into the death ot the victims of the coach fire at given hy the 1 acilic Hallway officials horn In ihe opinion of ihe JinV Ul five start ed in or about lower berth L they are unable to find tho In their the porter should have exorcised better judgment and useu the fire imtingulshers which were at instead of running to another car to secure and the re sults might not have been so No blame nttuuhus to the train The jury recommends that porters be put through a firo drill and bo fully instructed in tlio nso of liru fighting The jury held its inquiry at Revised List j Canadian Pacilki railway company out the following reJUea list of those who their lives in the tourist car nie ixt us fur us thoy have been There Htlll veiuaui throe bodies of adults to be Identified Miss ticketed Lock wood to and and tlcketuu Uegiua to Hilda Uillworth and ticketed Winni peg to Mrs C Fte ticketed Winnipeg to PRESIDENT OF ONTARIO M FARMERS FOR FIFTH fifth time of Ms I ho was elwtfd pro dent of the United Farmers of Ontario at last nights SMslon of the annual Vv of was BANK CLEARII4C6 SHOW INCREASE Bank clearings for this wtieH show a considerable Increase over the corresponding of last The figures Corresponding week lust ;