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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta TO ALL RfrADFRS OF THE VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS SATURDAY, Oi'CEMHEH TO THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF LETHBR1DGE: i'i ii i I liri-iks lo some' whose sorrows only the luind of dine can cure; for those we. can but The rear is fleeting fust .way has broiitflil bolli joys mill sorrows to us a 1. It has be fcl M K." bow our licmls nml await the alleviation of those sorrows by (lion- ruil.o.. into liappy me; oru yilll> ,JV lhc Ihoughl that never again shall the clear ones cluster measure of devotion Uftheir Country and E.npire. To those who suffer sorrows, winch be i e w 1 ,ml, round the lire-side in happy conation, our heartfelt, sympathy will, a liilfncss hei? I h LXI'KhhU' graduate into the sublime' hi.ppincss Iliul only eon.e to those who have the consciousness ol, I. II UHJ ilon lllch. rl wigh lo .To all our Citizens who have been laiihful in their duties towards tins great struggle, in the n.m> cliHuin a i sou Ji Q HARD1E, Mavor. eNpress the hope that you will have a Merry Christmas and a Very Happy Now Year. God Save the Kine. V.urs _ That is Opinion of Count Re ventlow, 'Who Thinks U. S. Wants to Join Allies PESSIMISTIC OVER BRITAIN'S ATTITUDE via London. Dec. Lokal AnzeiPer, though admitting that President. Wilson's proposals hove a Oreat political significance, wonders whether il rwues as an 'aftermath or from (lie German proposal to the pu- tente or is independent of it. The Lokal Anzclger declares Hint Germany and her allies cannot take a stand un- til the entente answer is received, which, from advance reports, is con- sidered to give no cause-for optimism. On ;the character of this answer and whether It proves to be a replica of "speecni- ut t jmiii d and Lloyd I George, the paper 'thinks the fate of .the Wilson note must stand or fall. 'I say that it has iio de jitc to DpUltlo of. ae lrie "efforts of the but reiterate? that they are insubordinate to the next of the tntente Count Von KeVentlow, commenting "fii Ihe 'Ta'ges Zeitimg, De- clares that the character ot the entente reply' is obvious from the headline, United States Are Mixing In." devotes the greater partidf-his editorial to the statement of Secretary Lansing, which he terms a threat against Germany that America will enter the war on the'side of Ger mans s opponents 'should the Eraper or, instead of.' to the con- ference, under any circumstances use her naval weapons against-England and damage what he terms the Anglo RAISE INSURANCE ON SUB. RISKS London, Dec. Dulls" News says that owing to the increased" submarine menace, the government war risk in- surance office has raised the insurance rate per voyage for British vessels lo 40 shillings per cent. V ff American cause. 'Wilson's step says Count llevent- low" "is Milling but an effort to save England from a. catastrophe The Taglische Rundschau' sas'S sarcasti- cally that President Wilson well unclei stood Siovv to control his peace pio cllvitigs and uunianitamn fanaticism while business was good in Ameiion but ft was inevitable that some time Ameiua should entei tiie woild wai either as a combatant 01 w ould be peace maker The Rundschau abbei Is that Mr "Wilson should lemembei that America while pioflung fiom wai made its quick impossible by lestrictmg snbminne waifare President Wilson is actuated this -papei sayh bv vanishing profits on the one hand and the teai of sub niaiine warfaie on the otliei liand He knows that if German peace ovei tures were i ejected it would spell almrpened and intensified fighting at ThVWilseni p'an meet more lefogmbon with the entente than with the cential poweii Calgary, appellate di- ision the "supreme court of Alhei ta aie a unit in 'eclning that the Al berta Liquor Act is constitutional This decision was auivd at in thq judgment: .delivered this morning in vs. However, the viction was quashed by three of the 3udaes ind ,the iccusetl will regain his liberty.. This judgment was de- livered by' His Lordship Mr., Justice Bee, and was. concurred in by Mr. Justice Scott and Mr.. Justice Hynd- man., A separate judgment was de- livered by ills Lordship llr; Justice Stuart, in; which he aTso found that there, was no reason for holding that the provincial 'legislature of Alberta has not a perfect right to enact pro- hibitory legislation and to provide a proceduie of punishment but declm ed to which was done other three judges on technical grounds. CHURCH IS AGAIN Toionto Dec 22 MAYOR OF TORONTO Clinch todij V.IH elected Thomas L Paris. Dec. official state- ment given out reads; "In the Champagne district aftei a spiute.1 bombardment, a-.detachment ot the enemy endeavored last night, to ap- proach our lines west of Aubenve but they were easils repulsed The mght passed quietls qn the remainder of the fiont except in the region of Iiardau mont and neai Clumbiettes where the artllleis ofjthe snowed con iideiable achvitv (Ebriftmae 3Bv 17cy. gtft of Christmas II is Ihe fvlirnl. The, new of i-hildliooil IhaJ mine mlh Ike iwngcr child reminds us the fuiurt is mofl influenced Ilironyk Fui-lt renmnee of Jlilliltltem man fulltj mm and V mill net inucasinq emphum lli'il in Void i mmli lo upline 111-, ideal in 'hi. Ihovylil voilil tnlno ineiil In Hint tliauqlil in hiimcm life to i liliuii', i-, a uilo dininq fleam of tin, tniipenilini itmiii wmetlnnq like additional cf leal Our Itau. mimed lo the point of mdkmq plan', and feel all the ilierma' i motion of 1 anil heioiint, bill larqei reah atwn ot tin-. ''r waal dynamic -o eanie-.tlii wiiqlil inV 'nfl "of the licit- social baud on lot c and woild u lie in it Miqation 'Ihe mulein emancipation of the inlelleitual political and indnslnal life began in the pfleenlh, (nutter M and mneleenlli cuiiimes respecludii and noix. oj BIG SUMMER HOTEL FOR SOLDIERS' HOSPITAL Nelson, Dec. Du- minion hospital commission may lake over the Canadian Pacific railway tourist hotel at Balfour for the treatment of Imlh-panq of Lit tnlhonl lliouqlil of the Ms life 11 at Hi IA mil Ac 'o aje of brM uuiiiQi hope and failli II e 6? K of the toot to air contending fot all Ihe hold-, Inqlitit To Ilicte, out hciom lie -sent ovr lirailfill iliunl c oi" itnfaihnq tttppoit and finsf anoint OKI Mniforf be mth touj and pcaci returned If Peace Not Accepted May Open Campaign of Frightfulness on High Seas IN 8-HOUR m well known' Taher miner iiva com: niuniLation to the Heiald disputes the aigumeut of the operators that con tract miners average per shfrt-pf eight houib He claims these waged are made by breaking the eight-hour law and that men work ten and twelve hours. "Some machine men at Gait mines work more than eight hours he .says., "ft. takes Taber local all our time to make Gait mine machine men, who come to the Canada West, mine to worlt, stick to eight hours, ami f can prove where machine men have left here to go back to'Gait mines, stating that they can work more hours theie than here This mmei declares has never been earned in an eight-hour shift. He thinks there should he some amendment to the Mines Act, making it possible to en- force the eight-hour law more strin- gently. CONTEST NEWS Tonight at midnight the Heralds big automobile contest closes c indidates mas worn un to tfie last mmnte of the Contest and then mail 01 hung in then results Set the closing roles on Oie Contest page Unmarked personal chocks will not be accented in payment for siibscrlp tions d ring this last veek There i" still tune enough left after leading this foi the most backward candidate to secure enough votes to win one of the valuable prizes The tuple vies uouut up surpirangls Candidates vvio urn short of re ceipt forms and supples niav list out their subsci ihers o na sheet of ALLIES MM FOR WHAT THE I Yoik Dec. ot tie England societj of the city of New Icnk celelnated at then annual dinner last night the anmversaiy of the landing of the pilgr-ms Francis Lvnde Stetson retii mg president ot the sonetv paid a tl.bute to the part Gieat Britain is taking in the groat nai Om mother country still is, in a genesis of wai which fiorn the bottom of heart he said I he lieie lo be foi the pin poses not less dear to the designs O11L UIUU OUUOM u e IU UU LU1 lilc paper and send them, to the Contest i puntan and the Pilgrim than to the sons ami lllm nllu Departmnnt Do not let the lack of gralldsoiih of Afother England member of the 191st Battalion anything cause you to lose out on the] t believe that thiough the mothei b raightv and Fom other ,jeseltBrs vvholiav f voai chice Alake'tlni last mortal'struesle theie will be preserved the principle haye r fvoui chice neeks results he vur iccord break el mortal' struggle thei e Win i------- of liberty and civilization which moved New England m Us infancy and which today underlies the MODERN CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL AT COALDALE IS OFFICIALLY OPENED existence of that America that v.e serve first of all________________ Allies Reply Nearly Ready (Spec I to C oaldale c ITc ilO) .choius The cantata elicited lounds C oaldale iiic otticial Of applause fiom the ludience and opening of the handsome and most o[ compliment ind longiatu modem consolidated school of the tiom the putiide speakers mo Co-i'dalo district took plate last evening Hon fnincan Marshal! and lion A I McLean and Di 1 C Mil ler being niesent among others to olMate Thes had come down fiom hflmonton apecially for the occasion liho nrogiam nWit was rather leiiBthl !t opened with Ihe singing of lie Motional Anthem led bv the Bdipol chiWren Res I V rawwtt tben offered the invocation which followed t> Christmas can tato Santa ('aui effecti.els ien >otes of thanks were tenjeied Miss bmith and Mr Gould foi then part in the training Of 'he childien and to Mrs Norton for herseiviccs is ic compamst both list night and at Ihe many leheaisalb This wai followed "bs a few- -re markb bv Chairman A H Mitchell aftei which Rev J M lavvcett sang to the satisfaction of overs one 'iour King and Countly r.ecd You Addresses then given bv Dl tata Santa r'ails effecti.ely iw I director of technical fd deiffll the -.chool fild'f" foi the province of Alberta inentv of muRic jHon Maishall, of isssr terspersed with choiuses bs the school children, "Rule Britannia Fol King and Country and the Coallale School Song to the tune 01 I ramp Tramp Tramp The Ooilnlle Ladies Aid, as in foltnel veal's trimmed i Xmas tree with sacks ot candv nuts etc for the childien Sintn Clius was present as I usual and distributed the gifts i Dr. Miller's Speech Dr Millei brought to the gatheiing the Xmas Greetings at the depart tiient of education and congratula tions to the fiisliict on its prog-ess and advancement. He. had sage for the children and'SUggestlons foi the older ones He exhorted the bovs ind girls to make themselves (OOSTINUFD ON PVOB 6) jj. Peterson of Cardston, whose icarceration in the jail here on ae count of desertion from the 113th Letttbridge Highlanders created quite a sensation, throughout the south country; has been released on a par don granted by the new Governor Geneial the Duke of DevonshlLO Freedom was granted to-. Peterson somp days ago on recent of new fiom Ottawa Peterson was releas ed on the understanding that he vvoilli either rejoin his 'old unit or sonii other ovei seas unit and he is now i n tve bee] m'ia'il he're i'ave also been release' on binulai conditions that tnev woul and: vould rejoin their battalions This is th i esult of one of the first acts, of th new governor general in paidoninj all deserters who were impnspnec and against .whom there was no othe charge. Dec 23-The to Germain s NOMINATIONS IN ONTARIO neace pronosals is almost finished accoidmg to the Petit ParTen The paper sas> it is ratne, a loni, Stratford Out Dec 23-Nomiua Imumeiit ind ws forth cleailv both gnevauces tlons ,ol mayor D M Peigiisou an J? the allies and the clashing lesnonsibihts of theij D Monleith There an. K c-avl nowprs dales for aldei men central powers De( 2i-Fndav, nom nations Foi Clifford VILLISTAS TAKE TORREON E' Paso Texas De. 23 -Unconfirmed leooits that Torreon Had been captured, by PrnnuscO Villa s forces svsie forwarded to bv sovernme nt These ropoits stated tlHt light nda, Sorumg ind continued until eaily todav mg started early Fnda, oru 1 o'clock in the afternoon when the cits capitulated NO HERALD MONDAY Toi onto Dec th oiono mayois elected bs acclamation on Fr tiay wore Pembroke E B Han, Clin Ion. C. W. Thompson; SIARKETS No giain markets todav WEATHER H.8h Low ow Forecast: Fair and ..decidedly cold. EXPECTED TO BLOCK. THE MEDITERRANEAN London, Dec. Amsterdam dispatch to the Post mentions the ru- mor there that Germany sent a note to neutral announcing that ruthless submarine war would be in- illgumled unless peace was conclud- ed and another rumor Ihat Germany planned .lo close the Mediterranean bv-means of submarines. The corres pendent was unable to obtain ans' confirmation of theae rumors, but speculates as to whether Secretary .Lansing's- statement was due to such suggestions The "T.elegraph sees indications that the allies reply to Ihe German notr il] .be a document, setting, ortlf wlijvihe lilies, lie boliiM not to lit in their until Germans'b Jlltary collapse is comnlete It eels this leph to precede the an wer, to President Wilson, and pass- ig through his hands to leave him. ttle room to doubt the fate of his wn suggestions The Telegraph Daily Mai! ana other papers follow le Post editorially in considering ie King's speech as ample reply to resident Wilson's note, the' Tiriies editorial is skeptical oncoming' the explanation offered roni some American quarters that President Wilson wants Germany to omrait heraeif to a program which puld him in asking Ameri- in. people to enter the conflict.' It ays 'O.ur retard for the American peo- jlo and her president s high moral liaracter heve imuosed in this coun rs a large measure of restraint upon he expression of the feelings which lis illjiidged action undeniably cam ed These feelings however are itrong and ,deep and may be aggra ated by American applause of the piesideut's initiative The fact that his anplause is a. tribute to his ideal st pursuit of pacifism and humani .nmnlsm hardlv lessens the dangei of misunderstanding and estrange ments The best safeguaids against such danger might perhaps be found in the view's of eminent Americans such as Di Elliot Joseph H Choate amMnepdoie Roosevelt America Needa Enlightenment In connection with the alleged need Of enlightenment of Ameiica on the objects ond aims of the war the Dun dee Advertiser an influenlial Lioeral organ, makes the suggestion that Colonel Winston Chui chill should be aert to Amencd on such an enlight ening mission it declares that the need of such a camnaign is .more than ever impressed on the government bs the presidents ill idvised move iPEiLTiiEO is A binaahup occurred on the C P R at Swift' Current early .this morning when section No 2 of No 1 Imperial Limited clashed into tho rear end section one "vo cne was killed ihongh the passengers were baalv shaken The trim was in two sec tious The fust section was stand ing ill the Swift Current yards and D 0 Colemins private car had just lieen set of on the siding The sec ond section came along and crashed into the rear ot the standing tram Luckily "the rear sleepei of the stand ing train was of steel construction, and whim it was badlv battered it withstood the shock Few details ot ing wreck are available here ;