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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta a VOLUME i BritSnTroves More Democratic Than Ever OF BALANCE OF POWER STICKSTO Germany Says Each Nation To Bear Own War Costs of OLD POLICY Tiger of France Gets a Strong Vote of Confidence in Par BACKS BRITAIN IN HER POLICY OF THE FREEDOM QF SEAS addressing the chamber of deputies last Premier Clemeneeau made it plain that it his intention to sup port Great Britain in the peaoe negotiations on the question of the freedom of the seas and he declared that his attitude in this matter was approved by President Cle meiweau was fliven a vote of confidence 380 to in the chambefof deputies today after stormy during which the war aims of France were outlined by Foreign Minister and the premier had indicated his ad herence to the old system of al liance called the balance of It WM indicated by the premier that the formation of a league of nations might be car rled out coincidentally with the drafting of the treaty of Replying to charges made by A ricrt Socialist that no had kept the chamber without infor the premier said The question of peace is is a question which its one of the most difficult ever submitted to the nation at any In a few days a conference of will meet at which will settle the fate of nations in all parts of Was Slow People say Lloyd George lias President Wilson has lint you have said I Riven explanations whenever between the United States and the allies gates who signed the armistice on conditions that there should be tions to according War damages and war ne unless expressly mentioned In the notes which wore Germany being obliged to Indemnify districts she occupied and Be and to pay all losses inflicted upon the civilian to Mathias speaking here War damages and war he must by eachnatiori Poles Defend Canadian and Flags Against Germans BEATEN BY EDITOR TROUBLE IN TURK CAPITAL ances at Constantinople continue and great fires have broken out In the Parmakkapol quarter of across theGolden Horn from the city and in the suburb of according to from The Turk ish chamber of deputies is re ported to have dissolved as a re tult of opposition from Young Turk of ficial report concerning the riot in Posen on the arrival of Ignace Jan who is on his way says the trouble began when Canadian and American flags were hoisted over the city The Germans demanded that the flags be hauled The Poles whereupon the Germans brought up machine guns and be gan fighting in the driving back the crowds and dispersing the Polish The dispatch sfys There was severe fighting between the Holes and the Germans in Posen which resulted in 38 wom en and children and about 100 Germans and Poles being The affray originated as a re sult of German officers firing on allied which was pro ceeding to carrying the American The Germans insulted the flag and the Polish guard was called The fighting lasted several hours and the Germans were de A delegation from the British mission to Posen protested to the German commander in the but the Ger man officer declared that he had no control over his i Max Harden Says It French Who Beat Germany Was Only cen tral council of and workmen of Germany has appointed Herr governor of Kiel Horr of the Breslau Volke and Herr member of the as cabinet members to replace Foreign Minister AND PATRIOTIC THAN EVER i N B LEADERS LM George Has Strong Mandate From a Patriotic and PeopleMay Find Seat for AsquithNo Place for Those Unfaithful to Great Murray Denounced by Counsel in Potato Scandal Enquiry Minister of Social some icmarkable evidence by i PolicV Barth and Demobilization Min Baxter and summing by couu Who retired Saturday the potato inquiry was brought to I nn Suliivrlav ft bClOlP according to Berlin advices re ceived Beaten by French Strategy an end on Saturday afternoon bctore Commifisloiier He will make bis report to the government in the near tlie German edij The nnal session was somewhat i lor in an interview has declared to dramatic Baxters testimony tre correspondant of the Temps that being of a surprising nature and was absolutely beaten by j in his summing accused of offences under Discussing the of the gen eral election ihi T Daily Mail says that Premier Lloyd George now at the mercy of his old The question will be Will he cajole themor they him The Daily Mail referring to the progress of Labor that the in proved that the majority of the Labor partys election bureau men whose war record Germany tiio superiority of the French several witnesses strategy and by Irench the criminal code and citing tno i VILNAI Are Also Active in Siberia Battle With Siberian Forces 1RAGIC DEATH OF Marshal ho was military leader far above who had never been victorious on the deuce in support of his Hughes reviewed the whole from tho sale of the Valley Rail I western As for Von way contract down to the attempts to the editor characterized him as j COVor up the potato deals by little more than a in the railway money Hardendepressed fear that the loss nie public of would bo for Oerj Ho dealt very strongly with many si wound like that Buffered by Oeorge France but he ifopmi that borders and and falsifying i i would have no great importance in has been captured by tho Holshevtki ac cording lo a Copenhagen dispatch to the quoting Petrograd Amundsen Fatally Hurt When Car and Daughter Badly Injured the I Kaiser a Culprit lie considered that the former em Active in Siberia tin While driving from Calvary to Claresholm to referring to Clio evidence The Bol spend New Years at his and submitting it supported his interpretation their who followed poror responsible for spoke at length in defense of the war but that he remained still a saying he would rent for he should have been i corae through the inquiry able to avert the JIrPowell also defended lie did not the courage to say Wr Smith and the late Premier j No1 at the last j Concerning the present situation in I1e saij there had been bad business Germany Harden believed it very I foolish but no profit In his opinion an industrial j to members of the government aiul no I the revolution I losa to the home more and more the agita un oil timer tion of Ho feared the ex Kheviki are displaying activity at var ions points on the trans Siberian rail of this was fatally i ov apparently with the object of erthrowing Admiral the Baxter testified at some j He swore he gave Tennant and had got hack only half of He said if that country were tlicl know until later just j and his wife and little girl very scl i lo mai0 too great wanted it that turned tension of the Bolshevism movement that country were have you iously when their car turned was convinced that the Sc at fiaiist revolution would have no in Omsk anfl Krasnoyarsk outbreaks 1 sllpprcssed by tho last Amund Jiave asked it is not most of whom proved sfms iPg Was and he died on Iluence on of which na tional spirit not prone to 4 Mr Lloyd George has or lie cause Wilson has arrived from Vmerica with elevated thoughts that 1 am obliged to explain myself and keep running to tho speakers ros was in au especially dif ficult H was the country nearest America was far away and took her time to come into the Kngland came at once the call of We suffered and fought our men were mowed down and our towns and villages were Balance of Power j There is an old system oT antes called the balance It seams to be condemned but if such a balance had preceded tho war if tho United France and Italy had that whoever attacked one of them attacked the whole the war would not have This sys tem of which 1 do not rc will be my guiding thought lit the peace conference if your confi sends me y Praise for Wilson have been reproached with celTlng President I do not urtarstand have mode it a riitfHot to question but to let huSdovelop his is what President to whom certain in tho interest of haps sire not has opened and has inspired respect through his wimple speech and the no uilijtf of Wilson said to me I will try to convince you will convince mtV NO LABOR POLITICAL PARTY N10W Tho exocu live council ol American Fedora although many went over to thu Bol M the Kamarchaga HO miles cast dOflO Bolshevik ore seized the railway and entrenched themselves to Rive battle to Russian and Siberian troops sent from The result of the engagement has not yet been LEAGUE TO PROVE league for the protection of the personal liberty and life of the kaiser has been formed and will iaiue an ap peal to the former advisors of the well as diplomats with whom he was to submit all possible documents to prove the emperors Innocence at the outbreak of the Prince Henry of who was pro posed for president of the suggested Von Hindenbury for the tho way hade to thn Calgary and the 14yearold in a critical condition in Calgary Tho late 11 who was about IJS years of vas an oldtim er having come from North Dakota In lie had two large farms and during this waiter had been residing with his family in i Besides his wife and the little girl that was he leaves three and live oilier all living iu The town greatly shocktd al the news of tragic Anofhor prominont rancher of this John died at Okotoks last of lie w ami had fanned in this ilistri DENIAL OF REPORTS ABOUT VATICAN Osserva tore the organ of the prints an emphatic den ial of statements that have appear ed in the Italian newspapers con cerning formation of a Catholic party in Italy and re ports that Pope Benedict was to leave the did not tell him it was to set stage for his testimony in the Stevens in quiry to cover up the diversion of for political funds an 1 tho po tato WONT PUBLISH BOOK Giornalo riltalia asserts that the Vatican has decided not to publish a white book dealing with the popes diplomatic ac tivities during the Tho news paper adds that the while book will relate only to the pontiffs humani tarian efforts during tho period of beyond Georfle is a pnwner th rejret thTdefeat of ExPremier Asquith and it is sug gested that he go to the house of returns of the election of the 127 Coalition Wn n Unionist Party British Case for Peace Conference Ills Set Clearly Before President Churchhitls for a long and Bonar Laws O Majorities well over were iinite common among the On tho oilier the pacifists were almost in every case ignominously defeated by heavy The re ijeeted candidates in this group in cluded Philip James Ram say William Anderson labor member for Attercliffe division of Arthur tho labor leader Robert liberal for Hanley Frederick labor member for West Brad ford George former so cialist member for the Bow and Bromley division of Tower and Charles former par i j liamentary secretary for uiois Limited understand the As1 In addition to clod to and and Liberal leaders tike Walter former prest Meeting To Be Held to Discuss the National ists Left I iiuithiavis j also a number Coalition liberals BAD CASE OF BIGAMY guilty to bigamy iu the Hull police court on Antoino La and second Miss wore each sentenced lo three mouths in without tho option of a who pleaded guilty 10 taking part in a bigamous marriage with thu got off with n which he and the ifather of ihe very nutcli married Liiurltie was allowed on on sus his while his son had to pay a fine of ve tlon of Labor at a special session here penned sentence owing 1i 1 li 1 n r ll M 1 1 t f k IkM V Saturday rejected a proposal calling 1or the formatlou 01 nuMoiial politi cal labor but voted to send delegates to the international lubor conference to bo held at Versailles next THE WKATHER by John is no official statement of any kind given out with rospeftt to the conver sations between President Wilson and the representatives of the Pritlsh is that they took place in a spirit of extreme cordiality and to the great satisfac tion of nil taking part iu FridayH which began in the morning in Buckingham Palace and continned in the afternoon at the prime ministers residence in ing was Carried on by Lloyd George and on he half of the British As a re prisoners will be remitriaUM i suit of preceding conferences botweon nionlh I the representatives of tha British do I minions tbti liriMsh case in its broad as it is to bo submitted to Ihe allied peace had been and it was tluin possible for I ho British priinn minister and the foreign minister to submit to Presi dent Wilson with frankness and cnn Kiderable detail tlie essential features of peace settlement which is HAD FAINTING SPELL difpiiteli to the from says Ignaee Jan ail ere wiski had a faint ing spell MANY REPATRIATED I I Al ready Fieiuh prisoners have been repatriated from ac cording to an announcement made by Louis underHocrPlary for in the chamber of wife deputies it is expected that all Special cable reservations about the i here istfliba the return of the Ger Caught on the Fly High Low 28 0 Fair and TRANSPORT STRANDED Ameri can transport which left New York for Brest on De cember was stranded on the rocks near the Isle in the Bay of on Ad vices state that thoae on board nre being TiilO iC Ill LK IIS had to wait a long lime for KrnM to get on tins job tills bui hes hero at hist and the joys of will lie the grout or because of this Ions Secretary Clark of the Curling HOYS Work is thing Loth will have to pay more al tent ion sired by tho Uritlsh Thu outline given by the Times of these terms accepted us iu the main British Case The British case is strong in Us to in and In this connection tltu assertion of the traditional British of Pidgeon of Winnipeg hero on ttth should be hoard by every man and woman in tho city who is Baalim sit todays Kotary view maritime says the It is equally strong In its determina tion to secure the incorporation of a league of nations in the internatiou til Uwot the It juukes underiiraliility rmnn colonies lo Its former indemnity and territorial adjustment in Europe must clearly claim further detailed discussion with the ll may be said at that the dominions huvo made it perfect ly plain that they have bills to present to Germany for as well ss tiio mother country and tin powers associated with No Real Difference Those in which the whole field of intHrnalUmal policy wasgone rovealed no fundamen tal differences of 1pon wliat is the heart of the problem of securing a permanent and just the calling into being of a league them was so complete fin agreement in principle that this unity of sentiment became the chief tlium of President Wilsons substuiuem j Al the Guildhall on Saturj day he declared his happiness that ilie practical leading minds of world hud accepted same pies and cleared tho ground for tho foundations the new iutornathnuil il order he derinad as the at a thoory of a bal ance of power and the new as the substitution for it of a single over whelmingly powerful group of nations who shall be the trustee of the peace of tho Statements so emphatic in their ON PAGE invited to the defeated leadurs before IK is recalled Herbert Aauuith le Qnesiions o the election that support was not inconsis dent of the board of trade Charles chancellor of tno duchy of have also been de were of ihe government tent with Liberal It was persistently rumored today that the Asqiiithiunh may reunite under Prem ier Lloyd Of the li defeated candidates who members of the last 59 14 nine Coalition nine Coiililioii tnioiikus and nix Indepen Only the following remain of Nationalists Ketlimmd Mac and For the nine Belfast six two Lab or Inionitis ami one were Tho Ulster constituencies returned eight Sinn Feineis ftiul seven GEN GOURAUD HONORED who commanded the French army in the Champagne section in tha final days of the has awarded thu Grand Cross of tlio Legion of John the nationalist was defeated by De for East by a majority of over Find Seat For Asquith wire less Lloyfl George and the Coalition government won a more sweeping victory in the gen eral election than had been Not only was for mer but his personal following in the house of commons has been reduced to It is that a new seat will be found for hIA by one of his followers who sign his seat in favor of the Liberal In the defeat of Reginald Walter Sir John Herbert Samuel Thomas McKlu non the front of the opposition bench is deprived of all its principal FRENCH ARE PLEASED resultsof British elections afford the greatest pleasure to the French except the Socialist It is ttio mont fortunate event since the suys the Po i litiral like that of thu Uilli has been There have been tions that Asquith might retire from politics as a result of his but this view is not encouraged byhlp personal Should he lie probably would ceeded in tho Liberal leadership by McKenna or Sir John Barnss Elected minister of has been elected over Bol iu by a large Sir Hamar been ;