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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TCIRSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1918. THE LETHBRinCE DAltAT HERALU PAGE F . VIENNA, 1^0. 22.-With aUopa clog-,�d at 4 o'clock in the, ifterpQoa, after t'irhlch the tores'nre'in'semt-darkness, t' laoldnK In Ugnt and heat, i|;ith food and clothing at famine '(trices and more than 60,000 peraouK Ibhemplored, Vienna's flrat ' peace tihrietmaa protnlsea to be far gloom-...ttf than Any;during the*four years of the war. Fersfms with' unlimited meand ec. 34,-la a statement, reviewing the work in British r Ooittmbla of .the �. aeroiiautical branch --of the impenal munitions board, ijn- ' der the direction ::of. Austin C. Taylor, Just issued, it is riBoibrded that shlpmehts and prbdjictloa of spruce and fir Suitable for airplafie construction from January to November, inclusive, this year totalled 35,348,000 feet Of this total the cut of spruce �was 20,124,000 feet, and of fir 9,224,-OOO feet^ '"The record cut of spruce for any one, mdhth.was 6,850,000 feet' ia November, ^whlle the cut of fir amounted to 1,383,000 feet. LONBON, Dec. 24.-The officiai9i| In charge of tlie decorating of the Btreets in i London in honor of the visit of President Wilson are aiming Bt/'an artistic effect aswell ea a brilliant ysolor BCherae. Wellington arcli, on the top 6f*.Coastltutlon Hill, wilt ibe decked, with .laureli'vtestlVala ..and . crowns, cdinblned with Americah'fiags and gilt eagles. The central passage of this arch is open only for rOyal and tate processions. President Wilson �Will be the first uncrowned head of jK government to pass tbfough the )�rcji'. in state. Constitution Hill, wKosS? trees preclude the erection of masts, will :bevllned with wounaejd soldiers and women of the navy and army- auxiliary services. SOLD MIR lX>NI>ON', Deo. 29.-Commenting on the handing over to the British of the German submarine tr-9 by tt^e German crewj^who seized the opportunity to earB"^135 f w man, paid by Germany In compensation for taking the boat to BJngland, the Cologne Volkszeitung, Aeroundlng Cupidity "Bren.when the astounding history of the Russian roubles given ,to the German people's deputies was related, we had patience. We hf d indeed still one cofuolatlon. Through this night of anlrersal misfortune, the splendor of our armies' fame glistened with friendly radian  ^ > � � 4 * . �  * A CHRI8TMA8 POEM -  Ts dawning now o'er peace on earth; Jjet ^every-heArt,'let every voice  Give -tbapka and in His-name re-- �,)�.� Jo'oe. v � �, ..� ^, - '^.^ruo cares that cling, U�e gneffi'that weigh '; nruet all be laid aMde.^tijday. ' ' Thoj^ B6wo^f thrpujjh ||>6)w^^ 'peace, God's own peace and endless �?e,  . ' fx. >]^r. those - we've lost, tor us who .This-ihORifisi; thrills the world today. ' .OT-TAWIA, � Dec. 24;-The attention of Hon, G. D. Robertson, minister of lahor.vwas drawn ttiflay to a aispatcU froitt'iTorohto.'W' which it was stated tha^iiija that city alone there were 3B,(W0.Vnemployo'd. The minister im-mbdlhtely' turned^^iip the reports on unemployment ..rece'ly^d by the department,' ivhich' showed that on De-cemfber 19, the'latest date on which figures wer^ available, 703 firms reported ^hat .since the date ot the armistice'they had laid-off 6777 men ind 2472 women. They also reported'tl\at during the same period they had engaged 1829 men' and 1099 women, 'Therefo^, since the date- of the armistice, according to tbe reports received, 6171 employees had ,been laid off. There were, the minister stated, aboi(t�;i200 manufacturing firms In Toronto, so that figuring on the basis of 6171 unemployed for the 703 concerns reporting, the decj-easC' dn employment should ominJon showed that 30,966 firms reporting gave a total ot only"} 7085 more men unemployed than was the case at 'the date of the signing of the armistice." ^ OTTAWA, Deo. 24.-Senator G. D. Robertson, minister of labor, will leave tonight for Richmond, Va.," where he is to, preside at a joint conv^ytion of the American association for labor, the American association for agricultural legislation and the American economic association, on the 27th and 28lh. The subjects for discussion dear largely with questions of peculiar importance to the reconstruction perlodJ � ; *' WASHINGTON, Dec. 24.-Friends of Speaker Clark in. congress said today that the spe'aker would be .a candidate for the Democrntic preieidency In 1920, although no formal announcement on the subject could be expected for some time. - Mr, Clark himself said: "I have no announcement to make exceipt to say that J know nothing about It." # SVERYEMAL PARIS, Dec. 24.-Allied Intsr-ventlon in Russia is essential, declares N. Kokovosoff, formerly Russian premier, ; In- a statement to the morning newspaper*. . "A military dictatorship," he said, "must be estab-' lished. Hovtre^er repugnant such action may appear to the French, a military dlctatorshl|i alone can put an end to the present anarchy and permit the establishment of a new-healthy and iV^nest government. Should, the allies not intervehe it wouTd permit the Germans to strengthen and extend their grip on Russia and finally bring about close relatione between the two countrleis'." ID'S 1 10IHE PARK CALGARY, Dec. 2J.-H. Wood, president of the Canadian Council of Agriculture and of the United Farmers ot Alberta, has aeht out the following Christmas greeting to the fai'mers of the west, in which ha points to the two choices which lie before the people, the result of the one leading te peace and happiness, whilst the other leads to hopeless despair and hell;- ^ "No 'Christmas iu all history ever occupied-such a position between ^mch a'past and such a, future. ^ past filled with wrongs and wrong doing, of. heartaches,, suffering; competition,' conflicts, wars; man against man; class against class, nation agaitist nation,- strewing the earth with wreck and ruin, bringing war and despair. A future with a diior will open* to possibilities. 'We may e&ter that door, to a world wide international co-operative alliance, establish a co-operative' commercial system, � . destroy the I causes of war, throw off the dominion i of the spirit of war, ki]l war itself and) establish "peace on earth and good wip to man." God is calling us up and on through this open door-of hope to I peace, safety, heaven. Mammon is calling us to turn aside, to remain in the realm ot greed, the abode of hopeless despair, hell.'' "Private Murphy, CiB.," oomeA tl�t the Majestic for two days '.Btart Xmas day matinee. North Lethbridge LECTURE AND RECITAL Given by LEO M. COOMBS BURGWAN'S HALL 418 13TH STflEET NORTH Friday, Dec. 27 8.00 p.m. The North Lethbridge public is cordially invited. Admission Free. Willis Piano Used ' CTTAWA, Dec. 24.-No further outbreaks ot foot'and mouth disease having' been reported In Great Britain since Oct. 9, and assurances ' having been received by the board of agriculture and fisheries that no reasons, on the ground of heftlth-conditions exist while the importation'of^animals for Great Britain for.. Canada should not be allowed, the isaiie ot jiermlts on and after Jan. 1 next for the importation of cattle, sheep, other ruminants and Bwines froin Great Britain will'^ie resumedt. ' ' HALIFAX, N. S.,Dec. -24.- The transport 'C^^ania sailed from.Liverpool on Dec. 21 with 61 officers and 2,999 memof the Canadian Expeditionary Force and civilian passengers for disembarkation at Halifax. Local transport officials, in making this announcement today said they expected the Carmania to arrive here on Sunday, Dec. 29. Transport officials announced today that the Northland with returning troops, expected today, will not dock until 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. PARIS, . Dec. 24.-(Havas.)-Iu reply to a communication from the agricultural associations ot France asking that they be represented at the peace congress, the French government Informed them that It would dis-fend equally all French interests. Tlie govertiment said that it would be improbable that delegations of 'certain interests would be admitted to direct participation in the conference. Should shch a contingeiicx_ari3e, the government would see that'the agriculturists were represented.- Any communication exi>i;es3ing the views of the farming population will be" received 'by .the government. AT THE COLONIAL. A real .way to enjoy the Xmas holiday will be a visit to the Colonial theatre tonight, where the big. special Xmas program is being featured. The vau'a*�iUe  feature Is the pleasing comedy sketch* "A Lady for An .Hour," presented by Miss Cecille Elliott & Co. Jessie Gay is also d-^lght-ful in her soprano si?los. The photoplay headliner is Alice Brady in ''The Trap," a wonderful world picture. AT STARLAND, Appearing in his latest p]iotoi>lay, "Mr. Fix-It," as the expounder of the A FARCICAL COMEDY in three ACTS > IN THE IWITED CHURCH, NORTH LETHBRIDGE Wednesday and Thursday i AT 8.30 P.Mi MATINEE CHRISTMAS DA^ AT 2.30 FOR CHILDREN. , ADMISSION: Matinees.......................................... 25c EVENING: Children....... ,60e Adults,.'............ 75o V ALL SEATS RESERVED TICKETS can BE SECURED AT THe'cHURCH AIVIY TIME ON CHRISTMAS DAY. PARIS, Dec. 24.^With regard to-President Wilton's vlait to England It is saidd^ addlUon to the so-, clal function of his stay; the occasion -may arise for the discussion of important subjects with . BrItibh statesmen, and t)>e president is prepared for 8uch-BiL.^eventuaUty. \It Is evident from^the attitude of the French people �that -his visit to London will be fol-luyved by tlie public'With tlie greatest interest. s A mill for the-prdductiott of pouto flour Ip talked of for Port Arthur. It la aald Hhe" coat df< constru.ctlng and equipping a mod^ra1;e'siiied.mill lis not more than f85,0(90." COLONIAL TONIGHT Great HoUday BiU AUCE BRADY THE TRAP ONE OF THE BEST PHOTO-PLAYS OF THE YEAR AND CeciUe Elliott and Co. �|N ^ "A LADY FOR AN HOUR" \ Jessie Gay-^Soprano,/ GOOD COMEDIES SPECIAL MATINEE XMAS DAY ^ .ALL PRODUCTIONS GUARANTEED TOMORROW AND THURSDAY, ARTCRAFT PICTURES PRESENT DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS IN HIS Latest Produetibn Toys Tonight Hudson's Bay Company MAJESTIC SPECIAL XMAS ATTRACTION Two Nights Starting Wed. Dec. 25--Xmas Day SPECIAL MATINEE XMA8 DAY AT 2.30 THE GREAT FIVE ACT MILITARY COMEDY-DRAMA PRIVATE MURPHY, G. B. By Sergt. Geo. D. GIttus, Late' 12th C, M. R, BIG CAST OF TALENTED, BONAFIDE WAR VETERANS A RIOT OF FUN-THE TRIIgEDY OF THE BATTLEFIELD THIS IS NOT A MOVING PICTURE It Depicts the Life o* Soldiers from the Recruiting Office Until the Armistice Was Signed. .IT IS NOT A MOVING PICTURE OR AN AMATEUR tPERFOR-HANCE.-IT HAS STORMED THE HEARTS OF THE WEST, ; SEE THE RECRUITS BEING ATTESTED-A SCREAM. SEE LIFE IN BARRACKS-ROARS OF LAUGHTER. SEE THE BOYS ON BOARD SHIP-A SIDE-SPLITTER. SEE THEM IN THE TRENCHES-THE TRAGEDY. SEE THEM IN HOSPITAL-A TEAR, A SMILE, A CHEER. ,_ ^_^_ � f_ , � Prices: Nights............. $1.00, 75c, 50c Xmas Day Matinee, all seats ............. 50c EMPRESS TONIGHT DOUGLRS .BIIRBFINKS itiTAcfix-It'^ Mmmrt^'' "MR. FIX IT" �'. . � -ALSO. � . "A BATTLE ROYAL" TWO-R1ELFABAMOUNT-8ENNETT COMEDY AND LATEST WAR GAZETTE. STARLAND ^ WISHES ITS MANy PATRONS ALL GOOD THINGS FOR CHRI8T , MAS'AND A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR. LAST TIMES TONIGHT IRENE CASTLE IN HANDS up^-sEVENTH ^s^'soDE xiie ?11^ ffoiTi Boh0mia AND LATEST "TOTO" tOMEDY.. William Farkiiim in FATTY In a New ^iqfyfk ~-, /,. y t ,i| 7999 ?77660 1066 36857317 ;