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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta -WHISKEY EXPOSURES IN B. Jo CioiuiidtBr a Uniform Naval PoHcyTQr The Overseas Parts of the Empire DISTINCT, NAVAL POLICY IiONDON, Dec. 23.-(Special- cable froni John W. Dafoe.)-Announcement by the admiralty of the early depkrture of Admiral Jellivioe on a Tislt to the overeeas dominion*, for COPBNHAOBN, Dm. 22.- RuBBla'sMirBr .caBualtjes number 9,130,000 men, accordltiK to a telegram received hore from Petrorr�d today, Ot this niim' ber, .1,700,000 were killed. The disabled men number 1,460,000, while 3,600,000 others were wounded. The Russians taken prisoner total .2,600,000.   � lRir�kfm^|hf result that a plan ii5::i|P,v?�jr, Sir R�rt>ert- Borden on iViKIUFtof' CftM^ and iSbscrlbed ' - domlnionsl,suggesting a irs'eaa naval policy on|.cated,p. laviM to.*be� buUt^ find: clo�e.cD^ iouti frlAi; BrltWU.'jiavr. The dorandttiS^lft; this .point BiUa.uw:-aDd'a>til-^pot and carried up thd:il$fkfffi;'-%%hb'eighth floor,- Ebert Govt Faces Crisi, inGenn^ N�w ZURICH, Dec. 23.-(Havas)-The Ebert gevernmanii in Berlin is reported to be f,?ced with another crisis throiiBh the'tulgiiatlon of tli^ minority members of the cabinet. Political circles in Beriln, another report says, are iijiiiated by a rumor that Gen. Greener, who succeeded Gen. Ludehdorl(>aa: chief quartermaster general, has threatened to seize Berlin viriUBtrobps, that have remained faithful, if order Is not re-establiiihed thsrai^lliortly. offices are lo- .cfiklr obtain- iihpleted. eiLL,e(-KAiSER PREPARES FOR A lUNCiSlAS LONDON^ Dec. 23.-William Hoheii-zollern has arranged for himself a OTTAWA, Dec. 23.-New pension.: regulations come into force on Now . ,! Year's Day. "They follow,>in the main,, R?,; *n^,. le^^irgopHiBiondationfl made by: tli6.(apegi85i " S"e..^reoj,com'ml9sion af" the house com^ . i-Vyfi whose findings were, published, a rnqmu andlgonje months ago. But Viese..recom-mendations have 'been supplemented in three- imflPrtant Tpartlculars; 1. The coming Into force of the'! regulations is .fixed lor Jaiiuaiy ly 191�. , _ ' 2. All Rxlsting cases may he the boai'd of pension commissioners in. tkft light ot the present regulations. S. Special provision is cases of exceptional hardship,, "In special cases of hardship'," t^e new regulation reads, "which are not' covered by the. pension regula^ionB, and in cases in which special relief BOLSHEVIST R b mm Passes the $1200 Mark Already acknowledged ..$1183.31 F. W. Hiint and son Nobleford ........' 5.0O Mra. J. W. McNIool ____ 5.00 Mrw. Crest ............. 5.00 A Friend.............. 1.0O The four King Girls ... 5.00 Margaret Kenny ...... S,00 Kiddies' Friend ........ 1.0O Emplbyeec of Post Office 14,00 Mr. and Mrs. H. Ostlund 10.00 Mrs. R. S. Smith �....... 5 00 Mrs, W. R. HendeVson .. z'.OO Vera and Ralph Collins .. 1.00 Bruce and Cecil Collins.. 1.00 Ea,rl and Roy Clemis____ 2.00 Total .....$1245.31 With only one more day till Christmas Eve, The Herald fund has passed tho ?1200 mark, and. incidentally has passed beyond the fondest expectations, of The Herald anil the Nursing Mission officials. The fund will close Tuesday evening at 6 o'clock, and all contributions until that time will he gratefully received, tor every cent can be made full use of. John eilniore, baker, has gener; ously donated a loaf of brejid for every hamper that goes out Christmas Eve from the Nurslhg MissioiK' which will be a great help. This, "with the lea creanv from the Crystal Dairy, and the other good things and- comfort."( purchased as a result - of The Herald fund, will make man^. homes happy in Lethhrldge over Christmas where the usual Ohrietma^ cheer was only a faint .prospect or was not even thought of a few weeks ago. jGdllected niegallyr Bider the establlBhrnent for war pur-posije Z^..rZm^p^ ^requa-^ly'^repre:,'"-' German style, as far as the cir- �entod. At-^a- meeting' of the imperial war confftrence on- Friday this memorandum ^as-i^nsidered. Sir Brie Geddes replied that the admiralty welcomed jhla expression.ot desire on the part of the dominionB to secure the greatest neaaure of UBiformlty that is possible In naval organiiatlon, training and: types''of .material throughout the empire. Sir Brie announced that with tho approval of tJie war cabinet, Vis-eouut .Telllooe would be appointed to proceed early in the new year to visit such parts c>f the empire as expressed a desire to be included in hiB misflion In order to confer with and advise tho overseas dominioris' authorities on naval' matters ia keep-, ing with tbe prorisloaa of the' memorandum. � . � � � .v, . .All the domtnions having through "their ropreBentatlveB expresebd thejr - aatlBfacUon-of; the .appointment, Ad-mfrfil JalUcoe will depart eal-Iy in the MW y�ar for Awtralla, which he will first visit. All .the dominions dtad .India will he visited in turn. The ofder ot his .Journey-has not yet been fixed, >bttt it^ is presttmed tbat: he will not reach Canada for some' considerable ..period'oftlme.. � '- cumstanoes will-permit, according to Should be given, the comnilsBioners shall have exclusive authority to make a recommendation \o the, epv-ernor-in-coupcil, and the governor-in.. council shall have authority, upon such recvnmendation toward a pen- -V^NGOUVER,^ Dec. , 23.-Pendlin the stored illegally. -/ Sensational made for Neizures,. running into tens of thous-ands oJC dollars, are 'expected today. At one particular place, according to in-foirinatton, no less than 800 cases art ^storedj estimated at close to . f5(f,000. 'This nanjes of men prbminent in anti- British Had All Manner Terrifjring Devices'Had War Been LoiigcK " of LONDON, Dec". 22.r-rn tUi^iJa'purse of an , address to trade v'rej^efpintatlyM, op ihft measures taken bylthfe^mlnlgtftlf. of miipitibns to fWlUftttfc-thili^b'afslt-ion of Industry froia.a wrir;iip^,a-p4ac.e advices to the Daily HxpresB from' slon or to afford relief." Amsterdam today.' The arrangements by the ex-emperor will include elaborate religious ceremonies on Christmas Eve. ThOiidea of using; the village  chapel tor theee, however, has In other words, where a case of exceptional .hardship develops, the boafd of jJensipn conimlssioners niay recommend that the cabinet make special provision. proved impracticable-foi; various rea-! .The commission of the house ma�e Caught on the Fly sons, one of them being the fear of popular hostile demonstrations. The service, accordingly, will b^ held in the drawing room^ of Ameroc^en castle, which will be converted Into a chapel. Tho ex-emperqr desired to have the court chaplain. Dr. ' Ernest von Dry-ander, come from Berlin to preach the sermon /at the 'Christmas Eve ceremony, but the Berlin government, sayB the dispatch, has refused per-mission for the chaplain to go to Holland. its recomtnendatioMS after^ hearing much evidence. -.It was announced during the last days ,of the Besslon. GRADtiATfD PAY TO INTTOSEIILE SILESIAN CLAiS With Czechs-Situs^tion/- Southeastern Poland is Very Serious VIENNA, Dec. 23.-Poland Is anxious to reach an ainicnble agrdemeht -with the Cze.chs .regarding the claim's ot the latter to .Shstrian Silesia, and a Polish deputation will sodnJgp to Prague to discuss the matter,: according �to a statement Issued by the" Po- "fWaARSj HAVING ti-ouWe getting cars ito bring; in. hay. trom.^the north, but thiB weather is working for us, Had tbe weather been as cold as some Decembers I have seen in Alberta,; there would hare been hundreds of i dead liveBtdck:>on the prairies by now. : As, it is we are saving a great deal of l^'iuoney and bringing the stotsk through, m gOD'd''far."-Paul Ma4ge, Mijl: RJver I'an/sher. ' ' , "SWAR RHSTRICTIGNS are''pr^c-tlcally f.the weather In. Leth-? brldpe;Tr-Peter?Liund, Jusf return^& tr'o?i-an^e?ltendea busIne'BB trip to: the ^��aciaq',oo�gt;:'"- OTTAWA, , Dec..'S2..^Ahorder-iu , coiincil was issued.. Saturday by the ; iis^ "foreign minrster "aii'd .prlnte~d'in cabinet council,^avthprlzlng the pay- Cracow newspapal-s. The minister mant of a "War service, gratuity" to be also says that no elforts^lU be made "f^^""."' to solve by diplomacy claims to Ga^ of CMada, in plaee.ol'.p.08t disehargo by Ukraine, pay^ Under this ^actttftntlbeiiamounti Regarding the southeastern froutler to be paid. Ib grajJUated up. to .six of Poland theminister, says the'situk-laonths pay and a;iqwaiic|i8,v in eluding tion is very serious. He continue!*: Eubsistenoe a.llpwances-.or allowances , -xhe republic ot Ukraine has forced for rations and Qiiarters, acoording to, the Poles to fight for their rights prohibition, circles are mentioned in connection wlth^thls plhise and it is said they have left the city. / rTln addition to suspected Warehouses, It:Is,alao alleged that certain cartage companies have been mixed up in the .alltiged "whiskey ring" iiid have bean I'engaged in moving the stocks from one �place to another. ' Events Moving Fast Events are inovingTfait since the police,'made their raid at 843 Market Street on Friday and eviii before that It was alleged that several men connected in one way or another with the | various actions of the whisky ring left tpwn. Attorney-Gehertil Farris has been lii the city in contiiant touch with the police commission and Chief ^Ic-Rae. He left last night tor Victoria. Before: his departure ^ ,i>,e announced that C.'W. Craig would be the govem-; meht counsel at the inquiry which is . to b^.held into the ramifiiiatious of the alleged;whiskey ring, .while Mr. PlTid-lay:waB commissioner. He also stated that the commissioner, justice Stewart,^ would probably opeh the first sitting'here on Fridaj' ntprning., � DIsploBures are liknljr to be fihadd In a few'days, it waslparfi^d last night, ot those sajd to be Iriiplicafed in the jthptt of soinB 300 -American delegates to the peace con-' . .. ^ ference with British support'intended �to advocate destruction of the enemy vessels to avoid contention over their distribution, the subject has beeh discussed with much Interest among American and allied naval officers here. Some oflipers fouivji reasons for not supporting such'a course, particularly in the difficulty , ot cbrporatlng into other navies craft of German cohstruc-tilon. Officials, have professed to know nothing about ) Fov ona.year'siBoi'.vloeand under two year. pensive. , erne, D�e. 9f.-^liable I formation fnsm fluikla brings eon-, fIrmatloR of rsportis that the so- * clalizatlon of industry there is a complete failure. Official statistic* show that in almost all the 513 mills and faetorlss controlled by the stats, expenses have considerably ejieseded receipts. During the first four months of 1918 tho government piid out over 400;' government, and both 'work'Wlftrlftff \ provisional ..goTdpiment-^,-in t^AetlX with^wltiahabexiare close &iMe^ '^Jf Is vary cmH^licatgfff" - - '-' - '"'Vf/J'* There is Reason 'to hope thkt 1m'' policy tormSilatidf'lby the-alltfjS^WilP'', promote ;utilty between these 'vartoiitf governments in 'southern RusSta''i 'iilil^'l The difficulties which on the ev6,_ . . bf the armistice appeared 'sd - v?ry;;jOf which repudiate Bol8heviBmj.^;iI^d formidable, have been;-found-to > be less serious than wa\-expected. and the inevitable evjls and Inconveniences of the transitional period - have not been so severe up to tlie present, as n*st feared. V/hen - the  flrlhg whose tone Object is "the restoratibtt'.'oi- order in'tlie country. A late and BfttV  ' istactoiT oevelopment has . been : ; , steady flow ot eminent and loyaif,ftu(f-i;'; sians of all parties In the direction?';' of London and Paris for the purpose' ^- stopped on the weatton front we had of setting-up an organization to deal.;: reached the culminating point in the with 'the Bolshevist problem .atfd.vtb?;, output of war materials of all'^(nrts. be on hand during the peace. cbnfer-'_: We had also a whole senesjot terrify-. ence; Ing novelties, some of avmo^t IntHcate character nnd weapons nndidevlces of a most deadly nature, which wore In j the 1919 campaign, had It .been necessary. , v' � "Therefore, this ministry was at full extension, strming like, a . riinning. horse la- a race as he approached the goal." Si SUPPLIES MO' BRUSSELS, Dec. 23-It I� reported here that Holland his been Informed by Great Brltfiln ofher-lntentlon to send supplies: to the British army of occupation in Germany by way of the River Scheldt and Dutch: Limburg. Want Allied Aid , \  PARIS, Saturday,. Dec. , 21.^rji1or:j' Paul Milukoff, leader. oC the Rtfssiau- readlness to be used by our troops, In-i Constitutional Democrats,, and foreign BERLIN,. Dee. ?3.i-The Socialist, newspaper ..Vorwaert.s predicts that the main part'of the disclos-uraa. ;0f 'A'dofph ,Joffe, former Bol-shevJBt ambasaa^or^ in Berlin, shortly -will-.: be .iiforthcomino' In view of- the 'former- Ruaafan dlp-lomatrs declaration that he:!aa?e Jetlions Joffe by de-clarlngjthat th^:latter merely supplied hlm"�wlt^.data for'epelSeirea in the relfhat'ao," \ ... ^ Mm WILLI SUPPLY FOOD NOW TO FINLAND WASHINGTON, Dec; 23.- Steady progress In the establiah-.ment of a popular government In Flnlan^ oh a comparatively atable;^basls free, from, German, control has resulted In a .decision by the.Unlted States and her allies to^furnlsh that country � at once with foodstuffs for civilian relief. Shipment of 28 000,000 pounds , cf foodstuffs to Finland was au-thoriied by the war'.trade, board,,,: with the apnroval-of the allied gojvernmcnta. - � : �.' s EX P E N DIT U R E S O F T H E ' J .WAR TRADE BOfRD: o't'TAWA, Dsc. 23".^Net fjxpen-.', ,'dlture of tlie war trade' bo'ard.from , itB Inception to Nov.* 30, .1018,. totals $98,153. It la eatlmatedjthat , another $30,000 will: be required to . meet outstiyidlng' �accounts and , expsnssB to the end of the yiar, v EXFEL AMBASSADORv; - �LOXEMDURG, Satu.-day, -l^eo. ' 21.-(Havas.)--It.: von : Buoh, -Ger^*_ man min'irtsr to Luxemburg since:" IWarch, 1514, hasi together^with"-his .ici>'ir;,i � been expelled, from ,tlie i-niintry . irv the. gtanl( duQat . Coveriiment. Yhree .: LuxctnhUfij miiil'sters -uf' cta-e-'have'-lef^vthe tjpitjlj for Pa,-i8. ' mlnlBtor in the cabinet of Premier' Lvoff, which was formed aftet&; the;;: overthrow of the imperial dyi^isty;-has arrived in'Parig wtth iNIchplaS-i J Schebeko, former RuBsI��'ftmbiiBBa:�; ':; dor at Vienna, and foiir:.�tfc�r4�ilUB-;: ' si8ns, representing the variom -poUtiA cal parties exclusive of-the Bola^evlki-and the extreme loft of tfie:', SoclaP* -Revolutionaries. The Russian ]�|^era; :^ say they have come here for the^pyr-;;!' pose, of interesting tlie iententeipdw,?: :v: .i, ers In the restoration or; order :^\ Inf.; �, Russia ao that a government iiiay!>bes:^'^^J formed which will re-unlte Russian liijilt.:^ gain I recognition-' from the-i .world, powers.  ,,-n., ., ..Vv^!.-:. Boishevlkl Retreating / ' ^WASHINGTON, Dec. 23,-^Defeafc,oi?, ' the BolBherlkl army on tl^e Bkairino-- ^ burg front in a decisive battle .by an;: army of loyal RuBBlans7�VBB reported;! ., today in an official dlspatcb. to.,.tIie, RuBsian embassy from, the Omsk (oVk.:, ernment. The message Bald.: the. dlaor-; ganised Bolshaviki were j^treatinffi northward towardvPerm - and ithat'-thla) was the first independent, action ot^;: moment against tha. BdlBheviklj^' ''' ^ KytLCD BY gas fumes 'TORONTO, D�. ?3:-iRpbdrt Gooderham^aV two childrBn,f kllr ;", Man, agedv4, and Bert, agjid/^, / was taken to 'the;: Western 'pital and Is reeoy|tringi: say H.^ HAs'fl^D^ On '1^1 -BERLIN, Dee. Z3f.--Dr . Duisburg, of Lever!kusen,'?i : the German anillneKdxa^iiaciUfi is reported to'have r^ii to Swit- ,'jiertaind." ,:,,:::, a ^-i. "^'VtV'* .� i' Dr. Duitbura was' i cndorff.Aand was one ^ active (of the ^j^^n-Oermiii 6?6843 ?37910 ;