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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKTHBRVnr.E DAILY ftEIULD FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1917. The Tribune "The poacc proposed by Couut at Ike congress of are In- adtuissabie because they mate no prv vision for the restoration o! Belgium end northern France. A thousand other objections might bo advanced. many of them equally rated, but they v.ould only serve to complicate discussion and obscure the Issue, The purpose of the present gejtnro is plain. Germany is not fcroposiiiR .peace because she, expects it, she is not making an offer in good faith. How could the German government act iu good faith? She is proposing terms known by her to be impossible, terms she would not offer were there any cbsncc that they would be accepted. solely to satisfy the peace cries of her own public and corrupt the allegiance of the ivar-weary in enemy nations." The World says: "The solemn Watch Your Sneeze! It may be the forerunner of bronchitis or a bad cold. It is nature's warning that your body is in a receptive con- dition for germs. The way to fortify yourself against cold is to increase warmth and 'vitality by eatitig Shredded Wheat, a food that builds healthy muscle and red blood. For break- fast with milk or cream, or any meal with fresh fruits. ALLIES 1SI rmia, Fiioxr use-of this to strengthen the defeatists U'ra as being altogether unacceptable, the Daily News adds: "Theao deficiencies might seem tor In the allied countries, aud as Hum berg told us break tho Uoaie front of Germany's euc-uiigs. The a moment to furnltu (sufficient ground vikl aro to bo Ihe bait with which to for ignoring or sucuuarlly dismissing ttMiipt believers and hait-uelieyers in ilse.-ijeriiian proposals. Heasous regard- ore form of camox-.ftage by which Ucrniauy U attempting to talk lo the allies through Russia. U is a S'V.Tol that Germany and Austria-Hungary want. "Au authoritative allied reply lo'- Jato the llerllu ap. every instance a conces- sion '.o a democratic principle ontly Is made, U is nullified immedi- ftily drawn It 13 Germany's niBiiifcst poil.-y, ac: (cording to the .Times, to secure uhlla Is vet tluieri poaciMvhkh iviilv-re- Count Cjornin might untti-r her control her vassals in people [hat'ihe central and southeastern Kurope. om.l> lion destruction, hinder their dorolormeul Made in Canada. selves ihnl conqu A cuuipll'14 IQC UedirUClinu OI .'id.., kuuiu bcu LUIUU5L1 tuvauiv'i militarism'w-hich has'set out to screen of veibai evasions with whti tier the world." tho Germans try to conceul their re A highly interesting situation, tho Daily Telegraph .thinks by the reply of. has been crc- central with which intentions. Seeming compliance with eolza without hesitation iho oppprtuu- ity of unking a and reasoned sulemiint of their war r.ims au.l their terms. On cerloiii luiporlant iiuestiuhs. such as tho ut territorial ambitious afeit In- Uemnltlep, there Is iu form at lejst, a common Enunil between the German professions mid Iho declared principles o! Iho allies, ana it should lie boriio In mind, that wlicn.n sialc-ment o! peace terms Is 'framed utider sach circum- stances as brought 1 ho'present .Ger- man proposal1 to birth. Its demands! may ba assumed to represent, not au Irrodncllilo minimum, but a Eklltal ue- collator of stock in trade." words addressed to the Prussian war abandonmenl of ambitions in Belgiu net i apaniiDiimeni 01 eniouions in Belgium e by prest. Uherefore, deierrataed that in the inter- and the proTiuces ot Russia. lords and the German peop! rograd." The Chicago Herald ?ays: "Ger- many's latest peace drive, reinforced. EI it intended lo the kais- er's threats of what the mailed fist and the shining sword would do It it were uot successful, will fail. Specious- ly fair as some of the terms may ap- pear on a cursory readies, the fact re- mains peace now would mean the realization of the autocracy's dream of power. Ii Is still tiro that the world cannot trust the word of the present rulers of Germany. It is still tm po ed peace'-1 The latest offer may mis- lead the Teutonic peoples whom it Is Intended to fortify in the belief that titelr rnlers are peace-lrfring and mod- erate. But it will be a pointless shaft apalnst the allied peoples.1' The St. Jxmls Globe-Democrat: "There are enough qualifications. and ambiguities ID the Teu- tonV peace terms to spoil their sup-1 lion of internationally luaranteeil Paris. Dec. issuance o! security." bread cards, which was to have been Such" an outcome, the Telegraph made on January 1, will not he carried auja, would be a virtual victory and a Thn minister of Vic- new lease of life for militarism tor Boret, made this announcement. The Times aid. Dally Mail nre e.x- todar. He said the inhabitants of Par- ponents of the view that the propos- 1s and the other chief cities seemed constitute a trap for the allies and to hare grasped the seriousness of Ihe j[ acceplcd woullj jeare tne ceatrai present rulers ot ue-many. u is still appeal for foQd conservation which powers victors. Tho Times says lhat :me that there Is no evidence of the] had been addressed to them, and that Ccum L'zerntn's statement fully bears lower of the German people them- uc was satisfied with the bread con- out President -Wilson's judgment 'of selves to mate effective a convenanl- sumption of the last few weets. last summer lhat the purpose of the neace.' The latest off.T niav mis- KesirictionS" in the consuniotfnn nf have been applied since Decem- nations. the Russian suggestion coupled with ___ _, ine ropiy central pow- reservations lhaj lake all the meaning ers, but it does not see In It the pros-ifrom the tentative agreement is clear- uecl of any secure settlement of jly ihe t'erman jeame.' world's peace. "The allies ara not thinking of "With what looks like en abrupt! peace. They aro thinking ijnly of vlc- chanse of nilnd." It says, "Gernmuv; lory and victory Is what they meau to hive." Tho Dally Chronicle says it Is a .-rililns: fact that the powers havo accepted the formula of. no an- nexations and no Indemnities, and continues: "The new peace offer of Iho centra! powers Is nol primirlly for Hussla but for tha ailie-, at large, especially the Unftsd States. Coming at the'same lime as threats and warnings of Ire- mondous German efforts on the west- ern front, it is 110 doubt, merely the forerunner of proposals inoro formal In character. Tho terra of the central powers offer no security whatever against a recurrence of the war, when- ever the original disturbers of tho peace are strong enough to fight again with a better prospect of vicibry." Tee Diily which warmly en- dorsed the recent-letter ot Iho Manjuls of Lansdowne regarded as. lieing tinged with pacifism, contends lhat Germany had to choose between her extremists and her moderates, .as no peace formula couiil possibly satisfy both Count llerentlow anil. Philip Scheidemaan. "Nothins COtul-J ta'more it says, "than a general denunciation of the German offer hy the press or j representation, for it Is eiaetly'wrrat I German diplomacy js playing for. U exclude _an attemiit to place the whole question of the oppressed nationalities of sonth'eftstern Europe upoii 3 founda- ing that are shortsighted as already Las been suggest- If tlioulllosare tl to by tho Quebec. G24; Onttrlo, MJUiluba SuUichewan, 1J31.3IS; Al- berta JM4.317 Yukon JM.S10. As usuil eatmon citch was more valuable than auy other, amounting lo J10.8S2.431. Lobsters caught to Husjtaus fer tliclr views, they iaouM value i'f J5, SOS. 053; cod, 954: and LOST BIG SUM. Chicago, Dec. and. tho today ara lovestgjat- lag loss o( a larje sum ot money by Albert A. Cuarles, cf Kokotuo, lud who clulms-lo bo thp victim ot Chic- ago conlliienco men, which tno grilles declare has defrauded small rtown merchauts In Indiana and Illin- ois of approximately withtu the last two years. Ottawa, Dec. to greatly increased demand for fish and the higher prices prevailing, tho total j market value of Canadian fisheries for the last fiscal year constituted a rec-! ord. It amounted lo 533.20S.37S. conling to the annual report of tho} fisheries branch issued today. This i was greater than for the' previous year. To the total value tho! sea fisheries contributed J34.3S6.013 md Ihe inland fisheries The British Columbia catch headed tho list with a value ot the figures for the other provinces being- Js'bva Scotia, New- her 20 In hotels and re-j' 'The'real object ot the answei-' is I suiting In n saving of twenty per cent.. transparent." it adds! "Germany and belrasned r the- Russian atioas- thDjr aeiects'are settoviil t" Toronto, Dec. the more that all belligerents must obligate themselves .to adhere to the terms before they can be realized. There is no hint of disarmament, no promise of-International arrangement to pre- serve the futuic peace of the world. The onlj- probable results are that the people of the central poirers will be impressed that their governments are an naordained assistant pastor of the Waiitem church, who I trying to make peace." The St. Louis Republic: 'Nothing Is further from the allied mind than 2 autocratic and asked exemption on the ground of reli- gions beliefs, 'in addition to the fact that his war and that the American market was then open to world for .borrowing purposes. As soon, however, as the United States Joined the allies, her markets -net? clo-ed to outside borrowers with (he result that our source of from which In reccsl years i subslan- tlil portion of our borrowings had cat off. Thtre re- aulned only the market and n ie hardly necessary (o add that the large requirements ot the Dominion lor war purposes preclude berrowlig in that quarter at a rate enough lo.inaku MM plan a awn at ttn Farm Uin '-TtMt tk. kemnrtoi? the rt- ft with a percentage e In the that guarantees 'the richest of pure Uver Oily yid is skilfully emulsified to promote prompt assimi- f" lation which is always difficult with the raw oil Scott't Emulsion is famous for putting, power in the" blood to thwart colds, grippfe, pneumoniaTand lung It is free from harmful drugs. f Scott (tEawne. Toronto. Oat U huore ISP THE HICK-SEHL HARDWARE CO. Veek Christmas An ideal gift- useful every day Three-Quart "Wear-Ever" Aluminum Covered Sauce Pan .'ly For Only anrJ Coupon if presented 20th to 1917. AJuminum utensils are NOT "all the That's why so many women prtfer WCU-ETCT. Get this kettle and see for yourself the difference. Replace utensils that wear out with utensils that "Wear-Ever" stitut.es Clip the preient it TODAY and get one of these durable "Wm-Ever" Kettles. THE HICK-SEHL HARDWARE Mrs. Thrifty Wants to Meet You. High-pile American 10 REDUCTION IT IS A FATAL EHROR TO PUT OF.F VOUR VISIT TO THt PENTIST. EACH DAV'S DELAY BUT SERVES TO INTENSIFY TOOTH r- Blight C05t, .111 ,r- Blight C05t, will In iinn a dangerous monice lo your health, and al- though no tooft trouble is beyona our skin ot correction, it Is better for you that tie trouble should te arm led In H3 eurly .tVgen We hate likened the (irst decayed tooth to the rotten apples In tbo barrel of sound ones. Unless removed It will nulckly spread its V ?i Act obey 'hat us tociiy and If .fear still holds you back DENTISTRY AS WE PRACTISE IT IS A GENTLE 'ART Prs. 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