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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta HcroM VOLUMU Xlt. I'JHDAV, nKCEMBKH 27, 1018 NUMJHCH 1-f acus In Control In Berlin HINDENBURG AND KAISER RBREAT FAR FROM GUNS Spartacus Group Still in Control at Be Peace Till The Englishmen Come, Says a Sailor LOST r ARE COMING HOME Lloyd-Qeoi'ge Sees President Regarding Matters of De- fence Statesmen Enter- tain Hun. "naval The pri IbaUalklpi U yras sali iiilervrard -developed lo show Ilia', "Not Fit Foi- Dogs" Was The Northland LO.NDDK.Dcc. Eon'fj .conferences today with British I sutesmen arc described lirAmorlcanJ_x Common Verdict AboUl Ihe iiuarlers lo have beeri very tory. Tlio, president spent more Iliau llircu hours before Premier J.ldyd George's luncheon In most intimate d'Bcusslon wllli the premier arid For- eign Secretary Ualfcmr at ftucking- ham Palace, going over 'the general of the 14 points of his peace program. ]t was learned that a great, deal of progress was made in making clear phases.o? the president's, arc 'uppermost in the minds nf (he principally as regJi'ds Brlllcli TOIIOX'CO. Dec; Vigorous com- plalnta about tho conditions on tlie steamer Northland, which atrlvcd nt Hnlfftx tuts we ok. are voiced by re- turned soldiers, through lljc slatt cor- respondent of e Toronto whose lch from Halifax includes the rol- lowing: "Mullen" v, as the mildest eplthel ap (o the food on board the" Iroop- slilp Xorlhland Toronto sold- iers who came biiclc on luc'vcssel. Last in .-the casual? crowd of and poured 'oul' a str'caai of' protests ag- .-ilnsl'lhe treatment ficCordeil them. t-'Xot IJL for was the expres- sion thai rang like a rcfralu through life angry A newspaperman, >vlio iiad liiVCailfda, ii.itll he .-up tb'-ehKsi'.Vflth-'lhe'flrEl con- aiiy. hi- nri pie (if fund amen .existed. Lloyd- Maurice lo GD at Ihla _ ________ .conferencci.v.'lih. Wilton. The day dark and rainy, VmL a big crowd before the'B resident made his appearance-. Wilson was astir early Iftf.i .morning anil was busy with hl3 sec- retary.. There were a number o[ Am- erican callers and ,the Duke ot Con- naught unu Sir Richard Hcrscholl, vis- before the arrival or c the premier. Arthur J. Balfour, sec- retiry Of lorclgTi affaira. ivalked n .'11 3' man with a had knee-and from the foreign olftce to'attend ECUl to on i-onferenco between Mr. Lloyd George to poHlical leaders profess to bo' Lccauac he -dues not wish ho added, "tie does not care to lie Lotfi- crcd-aud he wants to bo left alone, reabouts is lo an 'nmeiil. It is in a neutral HH mil country. "JUs whci led gOYer. teate 'fleet into Constantinople, and eijjress the belief that it'assurea an equitable nnd reasonable solnljon o[ the Interminable question of" who shall control the" stralU of the Dar- AccouDls.of Ills' murder alidanelles. .TbLs.prpulenT has PARIS, Dec. (Hy. Mucoln fie, sijcciul cable to Mall ami Um- "Our troops arc v.-lthurawing to ihe cast bank or Uie Kklne in gooil order anil as fiist possible. flfc dotug- one (.o earn' out the terms of lue armistice laid down by Marshal Foch, hut the severity ot the lems makes It very hard for us to j succeed in fact, tt may be r phystcaiJy faiyossible to do all lhal is iiskrrl of Thus Kichl Marshal von lllnden- burg, niHtlary leader oi defeated Gci1- many, phrased his view of the situa- tion of his ai HUGS when. I liis headquarters. IHndcnburg received ma iu the reccntiou. room in die Schlews Wllhulsholm Hotel, whither lie had moved his heaJquarlcra from (n Belgium, tJie park was the great WJlhelmsbolnt castlo, Iho kalaer'a favorite summer resi- dence, In which Napoleon the third was interned following hla capture at Sedan In 1870. Gennan general was a gloomy place. Outside oE a single scuiry, still wearing a coalscuttle hel- met, mounte'il guard. Inslilc, staff of- ficers witli-drawn, while faces flitted J silently about tho lone hotel corri- dors. Xonc of ihem laughed ind few could cv'en pmile. "v.-cre Ek'atrinuurfi :-'vpre manufactured' constant Trotzky for Ualfean stalee, j .Of JDDSt Of 1111! jxifljcularly ot Bul- garia, Greece. These countries "always h'avc coufiidered [KiBSlbilily or of Coustfintlno'ple lo be n serious nicn- sce lo Ihwr" own- national- existence. was'o'rib oi the caused vrhicli led nuJsaria.to'take sides with the central in. vrar. IfrKr rtTPHrt lbe in (he vrar. fjler IIL I L "aliaadoncrt ber Vtclusivc -If V1-111 ill I ill ta Conslnniinoiile, Iluruania's UU 1 LillU U I tl U.cntrance'iiiio Ihc war on the side of j the EiitentV was facilitated. of Hie men, but'iras'-badly served, dirty AMSTERDAM, Dec: The Britiih. admiralty Is prepared (a take drastic measures the propagation of Boliheviim in that "part 'of. the German fleet rernain- Ing ".in their according to a, Berlin dispatch today. The sink- vessels the -flag and the execution "of crews infected with Bolshevism is threatened, It Es declared. The .text of the order attributed lo admiralty in message reads: 'WcaselB'Under the re.il Qae will be sunk without wltli- ouL officers will be .flealt (n ac- to one; of j cprdaiice with the laws of war. If a .Berlin sinjlc man Is caught-nrbpasaging Bol- ol the lie Daily jahevlkj Ideals, lhc entire Uil. The vessels in (jueillon will b' lasali: cre-t war on account of his oppoaltkm to, Great Brllaln's fiarticlpatton in the struggle, was also present. LONDON, Dec. morn" Ing neVapapers, suspended publication elnce. Tuesday for Ihe CnrhUmas holiday, hml to-find spacp today for Iroin the world. N'oyertheleas, by for tho largest part of every paper (3 given over to President: Wilson's rlsll, oiher-ncK-a bolng severely E LONDON, Ont. Dec. CunJIffe, secretary otvtlie Great War Tho correspondent adds Ihat all the lower of lierlin arc willing to see forelgii iroopa in the feel- ins "'at they Imvo. nothing nr.il perhaps' something lo gain" hj (he presence, of outsiders. The considers gne .of Hie disquieting mctbra of th? situaljon is the part played by Uic and sweellicartg, sotac of whom participated In Iho Ixs'itng. A Compromise Det.'as a triumph a 1 procession from the inom- ent'ue says (he SU11, "anrl It Tfl3 real, anTeclion and no mere that brought to Ids ears the ireroeridotts acclawiatlons pso-' plto! London. There have been more inflnww in lhc tounlry crowds here, hut never crowds Uiit so, fmpreemelr express td Oielr hOsplUlHv." The .Telegraph says: "The warmth oi the welcome to President Wllaon not been The ......_ onlhuiUira with which greet the 'year is partljrifiarij" free from jy (0 often In other (pieals vhoiu.f, we (lellKbted to honor." -_i-L. 7ba Dally.Newa says: "H w-as a I "ThE BEST ClltllSTMAS trade we irclfiome not only expressing ever {irominbnl incr- fntllu4e (o? the president's spacious chants. eUlecujifiblp, lofty vfstdn and UQ- i Mllftj irlidom, but also sending grtei- THE CUSTOMS BUSINKSS Inil from the free people ot Great liluch llghlcf than 1, Britain tree peonle ot America hire known H for tiOmc' Fii ihe morrow of Ihelr Joint lector Jiorrav. Aitera i- It is Justus Hkc- a n0i.-_L. cf Spnrtacus faction (.3 still the cause .of The salinrs gain eJ more than they sought ami will remain in Berlin part of tho republican soldiers Ruanl. The compromise profWeaniat a dir- isioii of Iroops from the front which was sent, to Berlin by Field ifarshal von Hlndenfiurg In response lo an appeal by the retire -anil leave the Lauflal under the protection of two volunteer polic- ing organizations, which arc dominat- ed by the extremists. Tho sailors. ngafnst whom the yoWicrs have Hindy and Kaiser Were The Worst Cowards of Them All Uelgium, Dec. Cor- Ing-robm. Krota.thero a. flight of PEEl LOXDOX, Dec. go'vernmfints aluea'Clirlslman havei been approached by lha Bol- shevtkl government of Itussia gArfJIng" the lorms of These differ In no respect front those put forward by M. Ltlvinoff, Ibe former Bolshevlkl amWs'sa- dor at London, thrcugli tlie wegian goverttment In Xovemher. 'flic pleas havo met "willi no re-. suit AS they caiue from a uient which i.> not recofiDized Ihe allied governments. mmediately into tb'c'.prcsepcc oC the Marsha' a giant' of cd gravely as" we am! jade be seated. -.Ho was clad n fuuviliar uni The Order and an Iron Cross collar he wore jib (Us babiLually stern faco lopked oldei in the photographs and tbcre was a look' in lii-i stern, massive features: "You. have COIDCL to us at a Lihio nt great sorrow.and I am glad to see.you and tell you oi the situation coiifroa.ting us." Then Hie stntemeat (juolej abore concerning lha dirriculty of'carrying out tlic 'armistice lenn.s I inquired Vi'bal deemed Uifl terms hardest for Germany to comply wtlh. to the allies "6f EO large ix number ot lucomotlrcs and railroad 1VAH5AW, Dec. com- manded by' Petlura, Iho leader, drove Gen. SkoropadaM JroDi, Kiev on Sunday, Dc'c. '15. I'eflurn, lilmsclf c-nlerad the city last Prince HadzlwlH. a weallliy Pollsli laud escaped and has reached here with other refugees, Include) 400 Russian oiliccrs drtveii--out of tho district of Dubno by peasants, Prliico; "adawiM said lo-lho" n hla arrival Is'calhi again. ,-Thc jifd cars in so short a cams the "quick reply. "To luni this rolling" stock over in (he time stipulated cannot be accomplished Ncxcopt al yje D-ipensft of great suffering for' tne German people." To nnotiier- question, he observed: 'I haxc roniaineii at (lie head -of the army considered lo remain in "order to save my coun- try frotA chaos. Afltr the army has got home and been denfolnh'ze'd .my duty wlH have -been done. ".I, am get- mcr Jieadfjuarlers ot the kaiser and his- general staff fs disclosing some extraordinarily queer facts Ihesj about- the who r facts tnes_q i i engineered the world war. Take tor Instance, Hln- ilenburs, (lerrunny's suyer-Tnan, arouort whom versed of. poetry have been written disclosing him as .1 fear- less" .Yapolco.n leading1 ;ms troops lo Victory. .As a matter of lad he spent a great deal of ihe lime in a wonder- fully constructed "funk or dug- out, underneath ground. .Sp.i, It may be nptej, is almost on (lie German and so far [ratal steps led down to a tiled ante-room, which; by., the now as a very good paclry, Mr Iho Americans. Equipped tiled room. Ihcjre was nn- other fliglit of (htil led down lo the -real dugout.-- This was blocked by A huge Iran door about ono inch Ia thickness, which .could be- locked trom the inside 'prify. It. was fasieried-by--'a--d6jlblii holt which. would flo credit banhinu elements retumirig lo" "I can not (Hscttss political mailers 'They 'are bD.vontl my doniii Tlio marshal also.said he could not foreca.st what [orm army irlll nssumn in the future. must Among other things mifled Hint Oertnany .had lost the war. lie imunalefl th.ril lie vroulrt re- tire as soon'as his army was safely entrenched fu his'now lines. Hinilcnburg woa very particular in emphasizing his alloelahce to the- new German governmcnti The. difgbui was 'Jusimouslj j emUpp'ed.- On tho lloor was R heavy' the ha tile lines that it Is almost, aland flowered car'pet Arid a Louis XV. to tbc artistic open.and it IsrstlU-Sccupleil by 1 tlermnn' Ttio horrors of-anarcbr i trict, ''fair, ritjt-bo, realized. lj[ uiive peen hoW Jandibrds.a'ud h'avft becii cri by peaeanU end turned out Ddkod iri' the hiltcr cold. "They have begun-to en which, ia something -new to" shevlam. For instance, K they-can'', not find thft'luiahnml or' (ilhcr.'.lliey wish to .arrest, they lake'Ibe wife, mother or daughter. "I escaped, dressed as a retired em- ployee. At every station -It is fight ro gel by. Peasants are robhtng and dtsarniinff Gerrnan soldiers every1 where, being inturialed German the [Is ot grain and Cood. 'It is csllmaLed that possibly mans nre- stIH left iri Ukraine, "sLu'fc tbose in Kiev are armed. I belieyu they will" eventually' maki their es- cape. of which is inhabited'hy must be regarded flfj being alsoluteiy chaotic." is said .that Ibe pigpen. Skoropadski-may be attributed to. tha fact that two months ago, under allied, advice, ho. proclaimed- Ukraine.-..ii. part oi Kiissfa, whereas the be an old man and I am ready to Jt ___ 'Is there any likelihood the" who: prom'isVa want that- country to, be indepcridcnl. fit IE declared that playcil into land'to.the peasanla and -has -isaucit land grants to every man who served ns-a soldier Danzig For Poland J A message [rona Danzig Chilians Is mantling' Ihc port and carrying off all of the ilock machinery, fearing the arrival of allied forces. lc. is nlao rumored that confer- cacc may give that port1. to Folauil. i OdeEsa is repofled-to he again vhi Bolshevist control, alter the defeat of Polish troops near taa t: day'3 Journey in a (ast motor car tolrangement. 'The' trails which were get wHMn sound of the hie Euns." Tho for cDrmgaicd Irbli; wore palnlert while, kaiser, too, had a similar hiding the whole fjiloce hrillinntly luu- at Tiear R comic opera 'initialed ;hy electricity. On a little tycnch system, about which be Is to bave paraded tor the benefit antagonistic, are known to Lc under motion plitares. At each of these (he apecfallcatlerahln of George LaSc- 1 villages (hero were .dellcata electric hour, who was one or Ihe. representa- ives of the G in the yesterday with the EhertHaasc gov- PROTECT CANADIAN INTERESTS OTTAWA, Dec. of the trans-Atlantic cables by the American cost offjce cfepArlment will work no lo Canadian Interests, wnich are being ered and safeguarded, the Qftvern- ment MIured in demrAunUa- tloni 're'ceivcd from England i'a- InslrunionU whlcli set up furious buzilne-wheneviar an alrpUnc appear- ed Rnywhere near. AC the iirst sound Irom thCs contrivance and tiic kaiser uaed lo n It is reported. Htbple. who worked about HlLlenfaurg'a eaUfilUhment thftl-he was continually-, running for Hlndenburs m to shelter, cover. represerilatlre.s on Ibe armlsllea, commission head- quarters, ami they were when they 'dlicovered this underground re- fuge of the I able was an electric Tan to keep the rnarihal cent In sutnuier, Vlillc no electric store 'provided for heat in winter.', Thn ahout 11 by li feet and was protected by four lo six feet.ot.earth above it. The Emperor's Retreat The cidperor's dugout was similar, except Ihat it was nuch deeper under- ground and there were two en I ranees. one1 through the villa and the other Trom the grounds. The main, entrance from the house anfl icj donn a flight oi steps. Another touch lo the picture was aducd lodAy when a German resident of Abc-lp.-Cnapellc.told the cut AsaocUted that Ihc Decision of Allies Not (o In- tervene Exlcnstvely'in Russia nl Present PA11I3. Dec. recent an- nouuccment by Stephen Picljon, Hie pTtnce spent virtually ill French foreign Ihat. itic- en- tente fiad decide J against extensive rollllary intervention In Russia" at jireacnt has had a discouraging 'effect upon forcier nnd Kok- ovsolt and prociincril Russians who aro now in conference In Paris. This may be said in spito of the -tact ZURICH, A battalion" of. infantry. ha> occu- pied Mannheim by Border of Mar- shal Foch In order to watch the prison camp near; where allied priiQners await lib- eration, according.to the Lande's Zettunfl. Thd paper ad da that this was taken oT Ihe bad treatment of the-prii; oners, several of _whom" murdered, 7 MRS. WILSON 'LOXDON. Dec. Wllinp entertained at a small luncheon lliat they did not eipccl an immediate J party today by tiio Cacnteas ot resronse to their appeals, because or' inE- Tlie guests inclaiTed the lack of unlflcaLfon of Ihc forces Lloyd Mrs. "John DA vis opposcJ to the Bolshevibl nnd tao'In-! wife of the American amba-Sadcr, n of the remote provisional ernmeats 10 co ordlnate their, wove- menls. The leaders coalinut their conferences at tlie Russian embassy in Ihc nope Ihat Ihey wiU'gsL a formal of.hearing when the jually opens cougtcss Mrs. II. BALLANTYN6 [UL Dec. P. C. Ballanlync, of, iiie- in Ilsherles, is confined to Jila hdruc here, suffering from a severe attack la Grippe. ;