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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XU. LETHBWDGE, ALBERTA. SA#^AY, DECEMBER 28, 1918 NUMBER 15 DEN, SIMON ARE DEFEATED British Warship With Allied Commission Inspects Ships in Gennan Harbors-Several Orders Issued. tONDON, �w. 28.-(BtitJsh Wlrc-1�8� Bervic* )-Bakrlns an allied catm-mltilon WUoh InHpectel Qermau naval baiM and alinhlp and leaplane BtaClonii trailer the terms oT the ar-miailee. the Britttb battleifalp Hercules hai ntunie4 to her home port. i:>ttrlDK a trip'frauvlit vith peril many Oerman p^a irero Tiflted and preliminary amnffementa 'tor tlie aur-ra|[|4�hv-ot ^O^rman -vvaribipg were raadp,;': � 4ramaUo epUoda of the voyage 1^'the paavatfe ot the ivlel canal rPec�mb�r.i$. accompanied hy the iiyi, AtatTJoyera Verdun and Vloe-. Tiie.llilsfc^dea �ave the Oer -lana �HU^itie >ank�c9f:.tha cmnal their (ti^lilit^^frifea-Brittah riag since' 191|;rV#b^b>|lij||tit B'rjtlah cruiaera pmiMi'm^^vitli.^ G who 'watch- �d''th|:.fTM^^^ the moBt. part,. 9n4iirr�$n^|i; .cnrioaa,  bufe -not-Infr*' quently-.TrQiil!in:>ijafl phitdron *a�ad ' ' ti|i�le:^�ii�f-v>^i|2>�. -a'tea'tters;'^ Tb^Ve' �wat^^iiof' th�; nfltht^^ reapoiise' from DlscipIIna'on boiard the Germap' warships 'Is very low, iteeiordlns to officers of tie Herculea, They foiina, on the flrat enemy ahi'ps boarded, ' that the sailors' were lounging ahout and- the: ships.vrere in bad c� LONDOljr, Dec. 2S.-In Cum*' iirirtge, Sir Eric Geddes, ttfrsf,; lord of tile admiralty, Conlltioh Unionist, daieated the Rev. T.'.R. Williams, Laborite, by ll,55o'.to 3,784 votes. Sir Alliert Stanley, president ot . , the hoard* of trade, was re-elected for' Asliton-Under-'Lyne. He received 10,200 votes,'to '7,33+ for T. P. Lister, candidate ot tlie National Federation of Discharged Soldiers and Sailors. Countess Elected LONDON, Dec. 28.-(Reuter'a); -Countess Markievicz was eieet-i ed in th-s St. Patrick division' off Dublin. The countess wa.? a Sinn Feiner and a proraiuent figure iu the rebellion. Joseph Devlin, Nationalist, '.vas * elected over B. De Valerie in Falls divisions of Belfast. De Valerie wa.s one ot the heads ot: the Sinn Feiil movement and is at present in prison. He was elected in East  Clare and was also nominated in Down South. Ben Tiltet Wins LONDON, Dec. 28.-(Reuter's) -Ben Tliiet, the noted Labor leader, was elected for North Sal-ford. Snowden Defeated At Blackburn, Philip Snnwden, Laborite and pacifist, was defeated. The result there was: Sir Henvy JSJornjan, Coalition Liberal, 32,07G; l/ieut.-Commander Duan, Coalition Unionist, 30,518, and Philip Snowden, 15,274. Blackburn has two seats. Henderson Defeated LONDON,. De'c. 28-Arthur Henderson, leader of the Bi-itish La.bor party, and former member of'the war cabinet, has been defeated for re-election to parlia-  went from the south district of Eastham. The vote was: Edward.s, Coalition Liberal, T.792; Frank Hanilett, Unionist, 5,661; \Arthur Henderson, Labor, 5,02-1. ' , Early Results LONDON,. Dec. 28.-At 1;30 o'clock the election returns (showed this result: Coalition Union-iats, 127; Coalition Liberals, 56; Unionists, 5; Liberals, 2; Labor, 23; Irish Nationalists, 1; Sinu-Feln, 2G, and one Independent. Suffragist Defeated LONDON, Dec. 28.-In the Rus-.hohn district of Manchester, Mrs. "LIVING IK mons is higher than {Pethwick Lawence, a leading suffra-it is even In Canada,', In a letter from gist, was defeated, the result there Tom, wheels with the-61st Bntt�3ry, he being: R. B. Stoker, Coalition Union-._| said that a cake of Pears soap cost six \ 1st, 12,447; W. Lutterworth, 3,699; . RAMSAY McDonald beaten LONDON, Dec 28.-(CanadiMj Press dispatch from Reuter'a)--The election totals nt 4 o'clock this afternoon stood as follows: Coalitionists, 396; non-Coalltlonists, 144. Ramsay McDonald, the Soclallst^Laborlte, wts/overwhelmingly defeated by the Coalltlon-Lcborite candidate. - ' ( CHRISTOBEL PANKHURST beaten LONDON, Dec. 28.-(Reuter's)-Chrletobel Paftkhurst was defeated. Ex-MInisters defeated include Herbert Samuel, l^.enry Hobhouse and Whip Gulland. ,, AN EARLIER REPORT ^  LONDON, Dec. 28.-All indications at three t^lock this afternoon were tKat Premier Lloyd George and .his govei>n^nt would have an overwhelming majority in the new house of comnrionai' Of the 353 members, whose.elections had been'.i'n.nounced so far, no fewer than 274 support the government. The newTiouse will ha^e 707 members. Of the members already;elected, 198 are'fCo.-Jlltion Unionists and 76 are Coalition Liberals. The Independent Unfoolits have elected eight members and the Asqulthian Liberajs only^ffive. Labor has 35 members, the Irish Nationalists one, the Sinn Feinat* 26 and there are four Independents, - * ASQUITH DEFEATED LONDON, Deer 28.-Herbert H, Ascfiilth; fdkme^^prtmier and leader of the Liberal party, has been defeated foriftftS seat in the house of commons In the east division of Fife, Scotland. LLOYD GEORGE'S MAJORITY i:- LONDON, Dec. ?8.-David Lloyd jSe.orge, ,pcemleiitjSind,leai^r of, tt�e-^,. Coalition government, has been rt.*lected:tb hiSiseiC'Iti paplJament from ~ Carnavon, Waloo. The premier, who stood as a Coalition Liberal, received 13,993 votes to 1,096 for Austin Harrison, son of Frederick Harrison, the writer. Mr. Harrison was an Independent Libergj. LE ODHSSA, Dec. 28.-Since daylight today there has , beisn "iiouse-to-housa flg'htlng between oppasing Rm ' balance of power which might un^ settle tha peace" of the -world, but that the future must produce a concert oR power which would preserve It. The president's rsception at. the Ouildhall was so apontaneous and hearty that it carriad an unmistake-^ ;heau-a�e�rd.''j|>aBae(|i|out.v W \ =Miw^i*�Vttnf ;^rd!|lT9dnoti^lp' *iS BPtltpU,^;--,. DENIAL OF REPORTS ABOUT VATICAN ROME, Dec. 28.-The Osserva-tore Romano, the orgaiji of the Vatican, prints an emphatic denial.of statements that hav* appaar-edvin the Italian nawapapara concerning ttie formation of m apoelaS Catholic party^tin'v iuitely. enunciated to make^ th^lr ap'- , plication a matter .which should altord no^fundaihental difficulties; : r * "The i^oples ol the world,", the president declared, *'want. peace and , want It now, not merely by the conquest of arms, but by agreement of mind." Such |in achievement, the' president characterized: as ''this'great, ma,f^l: not say, linal enterprise of itumanlty;','' , There had been just.a^hint that the president's address jirould be the: key ;: to the conlerei^ces.he.hasvheenr.hol^^ ing with British statesmon 'and/->ihe address as It was aellv'-"-""' Interpreted.�In. i aonfirniing the^?:. . that those conleresiBM^V] satisfactory: fiomltha^l of viewr ;