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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. .il.HKHi WKDXKSDAY, DECEMHKR 26, 1917. NL'MliEH 13 Greatly Chefereci by That Nation Is Behind Them in .Fight SEND A CHEERY MESSAGE HOME Canadian Army Headquarters, Dec. (ho Canadian Overseas Cor- ''To our comrades anil friend! In support fn Canada, Mils Christinas message Is fromjho Cana- dian corus from every division, URGE TURKEY TO MAKE PEACE, v Bombay, Dec. Bom- bay Times has received n let- ler from an Indian statesman ot hiall position, pointing oul t denunciation. There is much UlkoE. raeetiof the present-period of terror with counter- measures and bbmb throwing Is freely suggested as the, only-method of exerting ure ,on ,he Bolahfttik.: J who, say 'it are those already haVe. throrra-bombs Tlenorts of. civil war activities how t ever, continae to; be receded The 'they are successfully maintain- Anlslerdam, Dec. SC. In an inter- tiow in tho Vossljchc Zeltung-of Ber- lin concerning Ihc selection of a lead- ed for tho new kingdom ot Poland, Prof. Kucharzevskl, tho Polish prem- ier, says: "There is a strong leaning along cer- tain classes for what might be called PQPEIttLYlS London, Dec. Deea Tlw whole cmatir WM-ta the grip no comment In the Engllsn press on of ,wsre {ros[ almost itopped the statempnt by Lloyd George on tne [all ot tomper of Ihe Prussian military caste tuMiH.m fzceA and .their readiness to Dethrone the ,ha, dlj- oj.ciMiring away the snow kaiser i! ho resisted their war policy. (rmt 0, (helr Tnis is K. There has been much by lhe ract there Is not slon ot it, however, and It is believed labor to distribute coal In a good deal o indirect h uko away garbage, or handle ow that the kaiser Is in-- al ,he ,rhe oemands thai prls _ spaniflhe-AMlro-German The pope, c Hebraic d three midnight wa3 calm' Amsterdam, Dec. masses in PaVllne Chapel. Thousands Eariy In December Ormany suffered of messages from all over tne worm Jrom storms and coIS says bearing words of good cheer were re- Voistsche Zeltnns, the of Mired by the court.______ which has not been equalled for many For more than ten and wind worked gmeral BI.TOC, iaten-opUng telephonic and telegra- pfitt. communlcaUon. prisoners. Everywhere elafi the nipht Toronto, 26. A special cable to .an Aiislro-l'ollsh solution of the qucs- Ihe Mall and Empire from Home says tion, especially as Ihe Poles are'almost unanimous if, their opinion that no 'Tho Importance. ot the pope's. allo- on the occasion of the Cbiist- nanous .i r of ihe Polish nobility should maa reception of the cmrillmta con- be chosen as king. Emperor Charlet sists la the admbtloo that his peace. commands personal sympathies In proposals were not eijjected to lean to Poland and tbero are many advocates Immediate end of .the war but only of the plar, of having tho emperor to peace nwollatlons. nsmed king of the coanlry. On the Owing to the of hit propotals, other hand, Ihere'aM 'many' tl.oughtful the pops win cot further peace Poles who wouUl prefer an indopcnrl- iDltiatlTcs. ehl Polish kingdom with Austrian, "His allusion to the Ifberallon ot archduke on tho Ihroiw. that there Is evidence to show that the kaise dining to moderate counsels. Perhaps .Jno Uia premier If challenged, could onc.s. or war produce the chapter and verse for h s and statement, but-well-informed neutrals who hive left Germany liave declared it to be the common Idea In lhat country that the kaiser is oul Ot sympathy with the crown prince, Hin- and Iho extreme war pariy. It Ii- noted lhal while Ludendorf, Von Tlrpltz and all the lesser fry are mak- ing frequent ep'eeches, the kaiser, re- mains-silent and he Is more In :tho background than during any other per- lod.ol the war. Certain statements In national, liberal and eoclnlist newspap- Jernaalem ta coniMered slgnlfl- cannot 'poslpone Ihe appoint, cant. Tl practically amounts to an of- merit of a king until a suitftMo basis Tlclnl announcement of the ponea sit- hag been adopted. In lbe Isfactlon. Newspaper corameaU futeresl of the country, ami parlicii- plore that tKe pope Icnont the inra- larly will, a-vlow lo sion of his own eoaatTT. of a Polish army wo must undertake1 tlio choice of a Itlng before, tint limo, mul 'aflerwai-rt submit I! lo the approv- al of the Polish parliament lo bo cro- Halifax, N.S., contract for clearing a large section of the area of this city devastated by the explo- sion of December S, bas been let by for clearingj the reconstniction commiltee to Cav- Pegano, according to an- nouncement made at Monday's board of control meeting. The board decid- ed to Interview the five cabinet minis'- ters who are coming (o Halifax from Ottawa "lo see that their interesU are considered.'' Xt Uie suggestion ot the elief committee (l was decided lo nemorlalize tbe Dominion government o prohibit Importation of liquor Into Isllfax for three months. Canadian Army Headquarters, Dec. liie Canadian Ovcrstss cor- vespondont fn Can- adian front v.-as quiet ovor Chrhlinas. ers snseest that Ihey have knowledge Is right in staling that of a division o( opinion in high places j the German peace manoeuvres should which Ihej are at liberty to express j not for a moment induce tbe United openly fitatis to slacken their preparations Reports of coercion of the katser fcy wlnlon of H. Charles the miltory clique both al the begin- Woods, (el ow ot the Roy.l Oeopra- nlng of the war arid In lhe summer of Society and a recognlied au- Ihls when Mlchaelis, who was a n mere man of straw act up by dorf, and lhe military parly, made I chancellor, Were credited In several j nDI well Informed quarters hero at Ih6 lime, and'recent happening! are b'c- lleved to havo been sorae sort of confirmation. ICWNECEIM, .Montreal, Parnwnt of Iho second Inslaltaeht of Canada's Vic- tory loan (alls tot from today, will lie one at the hMVlest trans- uctions ever handled ny the Canadian banks. The Initial iMtuhrent ot ten per Ixmdon, Dec. To- cent7 on 1 last, called hacto is a necessity, not a luxury; de- for in IM.MO.OOO to be trans- clarei Lord Rbondda, the food control. Hdiai, Irout quiet ovor Chrhlinas. lo1 ln 01 f w.uw.uw w w ciarefl ijorn nnonana, tne loon coniroi- Our patrols recently have been acUvc, fcrred from nccoonls to the in n statement published here. 'while our arllllory, (iipnch mortars credit of tke KOTernment. 'Trtmler i "We mnsl have he Mid, "I and mac.hino giina have been a trillo fn connectloB with the Mcond pay- believo" that ils loss would be a aat- busier. Poor visibility lias made aero plane dlfflcnll, In fact mpnt of ten per will tnuller onal It meins mnch both )n 1 HUONG M, I IMAGE IS Long N. Y., lo- rlaf deitroycd four frame bulldbgs fronting tho boartlwalk, which paralr lels the bathing lie'ach, anil bumed Mclkm of the walk. The prop erly lots was estimated at Two of the structures were apart ment houses and twenty-two fund Ha were nude homeleta. Reports of in cenolarlsm were being Investigated authorities Mid. t London, Dec. Moscheles, painter, died al Tunbrldge Wells _m Sunday, Jlr. Moschcles was very active in the cause of international ar- nnd peace. He was a mem- or of the international Teacc Bureau at Berne. UNIQUE MESSAGE London, pec. Tto London m announce "unique and hls- one FROM mm Ottawa, Doc. majority of the cabinet ministers will be absent from tho capital during the present week. Hon. C. minister of justice, ieaves tomorrow for a fort night's rest in the south. Hon. Messrs Carvell, Maclean, BallanLyno and Keiil and Major General Mewbuin arc en route to Halifax whenj'they wIH'raakp. plans for Ihe co-ordination of the ef- forts of Ilio various departments over which ll.ey preside fn order to bring the quickest possible relief to the stricken city. There will be ii suffici- ent number ot ministers in to held cabinet meetings but the busi- ness to bo disposed of will probably bo largely confined lo routine'. PAINTER DEAB GETS MILITARY1 CROSS Kingston, Ont, Dec. received here today.that Lieut i. Pat- rick McKenzic, of Saskatoon, Sask., has been awarded the Alllitary Cross for conspicuous bravery fu forwarding dispatches at Ihc frohi. Metit. Me- Kenzlo enlisted in Saskatoon with the Canadian Engineers and while in Eng- land was transferrad to Ihe Imperial artillery. Bolshevik government declares .defin- itely that II? troops have captured Kharkov, Nlclolaev, and ara threaten- ing tho Ukrainian hold on Odessa. The Coaaacka report the strengthen- ing of their liold on the Donetz naslii. None of the reports, however, is more precise than the recent reports of i similar nature. In the meantime, noth. iiig more Is heard of the efforts-at reconciliation between the and lhe Ukraines. Interest in fh-3 convening of tiie con- stituent assembly Is said to have re- awakened remarkably and demands for Us convocation are bejng made H is reporled, by, even lhe mosl ignorant classes and also by the troops ot lhe Petrograt! garrison. It appears lhat the Bolshevik are try- ing, although vainly, ,to shift some 'of Iho, discontent on militarj'ojilta from the A flouter despatch from Pclrograd says that tho I'robrashensky regiment has declared Its disbelief In the Intention ot Iho Bolshevik govern ment to reopen the constituent aBsein- )ly, and" they refused to relinquish lielr guard of the Tr.uride Palace "un il tho assembly meets. The-Semea ovsky guard regiment has respired, nol fo arrest members of lhe constitu- ent assembly, no matter i hat orders t receives. .It is reported, howe.ver, th-it the Bol shevik Intend, to. cpnlrp! to the assembly by Issuing tickets. Tills' is sharply opposed h'y the Social Kevo- lullonlsls who nro wilh the leterminatlon to convene the bly In any case. To Meet In Stockholm London, Dec. Socla! lullcnary majority In the ccin-.titnrat assembly has decided to convoke that body on January 2, according to a Arctic Explorer Returns South After Ottawa, Dec: SC.'-vnhiliiiar Stefans-1 Island. II was thought .that ho would son, the explorer, and.his come out cither via lAaoater Sound _. _____ _.._ ______ ________ _____ In view lire intimation thai only lo tho manual laborer and to him who torlc" message will be lent thrco flying enemy machines, m's- subscriptions of or less will works with his brains. Men wonM from (treat Britain to the States taking Iho trenches, swept their own be In fill. But In addition to eal a great deal more if they did not riti Tuesday. trenches with gun fire yesterday. Ihe second len cent Instalment, have tobacco. 1 hold that the deprrra of the snow on Ihc subscrlbera br will elect of It would work greal dlscom Bfouml, a small parly of Oeimans en- j lake advantage the' gpTernmral's j fort" i (iMfbi-cd to approach oui- wlro clrcssetl offer o! a discount on anticipated In-j Some srslcm of "rallonlng" In white. Mchlne Oul Wlrfl ilrCKsCll Ulier Ul a un ovuitj ui JIMIUJHHJS ntw" Isperscd by our RlalmenU ami will Iprn oycr the .full j however, In fwccwiteii by Ihe 1 baToncc duo on J f party are safe. A mossas'? received by (I, J.> Deabarats.', deputy minister of affairs, today announces that Btefannon and parly havo arrived at Karl Yukon, Alaska, from Far'Korth. means that lhe ex- plorer, about whose safety there been- considerable doubt for several months pint, ta coming back to clvlli- after his lone sojourn in the AJT.ttc rcjloul, H h preinmed the parly wltl now make Ihelr way to Nom'e, and. wait lor the first steamer thai will brtn Ihfffl fo Canada. II ij poj- ifble, that Sltfensson may (o to overland U> Dawson. l( here that Slefaoi- foo, b charge of Ihe north- ern division of the Canadian Arctic ex- and or Ihe Dchrlng Sea. Ap- parently he has not cither 0( thcso routes but chose .16 come over the Ice to Hcrchcl Island and from there to Alaska, by Way of Karl Mac- Pherson. His parly consists of nbO'.il twenty-four men. The Canadian Arctic expedition set oul for Iho north In 1313. It was dlvld. ed Into the northern and-southern divi- sions. The northern dlvitlon proposed to explore unknown parts of.the Beau- fort Sea, carry on Investigations In lhe northern islands, and search f6r new land. They proposed [o establish A baso on Banks or Prince Patrick Isl- Shortly after pitalng Point. Bar- row, however, the vetMl became Ice- bound, and was as Petrograd despatcl. to lhe Times, al thougii tho BoUhevik government has said that it was determined to prevent the meeting of the assembly Independ- ent of its sanction. M: llorovsky, tho Bnlsbevlk repre-' tentative in Stockholm, a despatch to Iho Morning Post from Iho capital reports that Stockholm will be the scene of the con- tinuation of the Russo-Qerman negotiations, lie says that tlie in Stockholm will begin early lary when all tho'delegates now at Irest-Lltovsk are expected In'-tiie Swedish capital. _ In conse.iiience of the postponement oi negotiations at Brest-Llfovsk by the Jermans who were nol ready fo to the Russian terms, the Kinilaa dele gates are cxnecled to await the' arriv- al o' Iho delgation from the enemy powers which Is to parllclpala In a conference for discussion ot the poli- tical aspects'of an eventual peace coil- fcrence. Various explanations aro offered In' despaldhes of lhe purpose! of German concentrations of trooya In, the sonthwesl. Oive suggestion Is that' part of these forces: will be'lent 'to Asia Minor. 11 Is predicted force will be' retained M tne sonlkweat to aasnfft of the Knsslan harvest wtater on on' fytt_ fjat -f ;