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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 28, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 'ictl3brlJ)se, alberta - PAILY AMSlWEEKLY Proprietors and Publlshsrs THE LETHBR1DGE HERALDPRINT-ING C0A1PANY, LIMITED 323 6th Strict: Soutlr, LetKbridflo W. A. Buchanan ' PresWent; and Managing -Director fohn Torrance -  Buslnoss Maijti^er TELEPHONES ISuslness Office ...... ,editorial Office............ 1252 1224 IN " Subscription Rates: fcaily, delivered, per week ., Daily, delivered, per yosv :.. Daily, by mail, per year .. "Weekly, by mail, per year, .. ' .15 . .37.50 . .?5.00 ..51.50 �wbo would feel that a powerful friend on whom they had contiaoiitly oouni-od would be absent," . That sems to us to be a very reas-onnble view. Yhe language question in saskatchewan Saskatchewan JKlberal Government has practically adopted tlie Ontario CousorvatiVjB Governmenfs, policy in dealinig with the French laugudgo. Apart fr^m the English it la, the only language recognized, but it is only to "Weekly, by mail, per year to �O.S..$2.00 ; Dates of expiry ot gubscriptions appear daily on address label. Acceptance o� papers after expiration date is +rt .Ttnt-iniif* the sub- on r authority to continue'the subscription. ,,,. bo used>^for Instruction purposes in the lower forms. The new act snys; Kl AVliere it is necessary in the case of French speaking pupil.s, by reason of their being unable to irader-stand the English language. l''rench may he used as the langu.igo of instruction, but such use of French shall not. be continued beyond Grade i; and in the case of any child shall not "be continued beyond the first year cf .such child's attendance at school. (,�?) When - the Board of any district passes a resolution to that feetf the French language niay taught as a subject for a-period not exceeding one hour in each day as a part of the school curriculum, and such teaching shall consist of French j nlE LETHBRIPGE: ;;PAILY tlER^LD THE POSITION OF i ARTHUR HENDERSON Arthur Henderson, recognized la-"bor leader in Britain, and former member Qf the war cabinet, stands in. a rather peculiar position vx his attitude toward 'the enemy dcmntries and his attitudd was the subject o; much criticism during the election campaign. In his address, his opponent said that llr. Henderson was aWked to join the Government as'a sti'pporter of a strong,'.united'^ policy. , ."How did. he discharge his sacred trust? He was sent to Russia af critical moment as the-sppkesman of a nation and not -Of a class, and, instead of carrying \dh't his instruotibns, he hobnobbed with the Bolshevists. Next, he went Xp thel'Socialist Conference on a special mission for the Government to discourage and defeat any attempt to take part in the Bolshevist conference Stockliolm. which was of German j4rigin, and was intended to deprive tlie Allies "of the fruits of victory by ifecuring a premature and inconclu-fiv(? and disgraceful peace by negotia-.fioni Instead of this, hfe encouraged iSie-decision- to tftke part in the t^n-j Serendls.''by suppressing -a ttnessage: iromithe Prime Mmister which 1^ had undeftairen. to read. Yet' again, bet tlsed his po.sition as a Cahmet Minis-' tpr to obtain 'a sum of money ftom t^e Treasury on July 27, 1S17, and ^ip from tjie- Navy-^to convey h'imf' 'self and Nfr. Rat7Ts"ay' MacDonal'd to Ifrance, on the representation that they were gomg on a national mission, ^hereas tliey were going as emissaries of .the- Socialist Partv to try to reading, French grammar and French cojnpoettion. �I'-i) ' ^^Miore Uie .Froiioh lartruage is being taught under the provisions of subsection (2) or i',") hereof, any pupils in the schools who do uot de-I sire to receive sucli instruction shall \ be profitably employed in,other school I work while sucli instruction is being | given. " j The use of German. Austrian, Ru-1 thenian, and all other foreign languages is prohibited either a.s a langu- i age of instruction or as a course of study in all elementary schools, public or separate. . The opposition leader in S;askatch9-waii'intimated when the languhge biiV was introduced that he would move an amendment to wipe-out the privilege granted the- Frejich language, but^ when his amendment was introduced it, was found to possess a joker, and now he is charged with talking one way and supporting an amendment that he could use on the hustings to catch the votes of all foreigners. That amendment the government supporters claim, would allow any foreign language to be taught in the schools, "the amendment may have been worded to suit the pros and the cons, as resolutions and amendments soirietimes possess that pecu-iiaribr. : At any rate no-foreign language is to be recognized :in . Ss^skatdiewan schools in the future, except French and then.>only in the, lowe^ forms. Of CQurse, in thW Bigtfer 'forms certain laDgnages will b^ part Of the currl-ctilmn \st^ until thqto forms are reached eVery child, no matter the original langnage, must acquire a complete knowledge' of the English language. It is a big advance forward; Saskatche- OTTA"\VA, Doc. 37.-^4. :6able from the overseas military authorities to the director of ptibUc jnlormation here states that a special order of the day address'Sd to all riinks of the Canadian corps was ISRued on Christmas Day by Lieut.-Gen. Sir Arthur Currio. the corps commaniaar. The message reads: ; "I wish a very happy Ghrlstmas to all ranks of the Canadian corps^ ,. "Christmas in each yfear sloce 1014 brought a message of hope, but the Ixearts ot our people at honie were* hesvy and full ot torejiodlngs. ^We,' on the torn llelds o: batUe, could only harden our purpose to ke^p on^ fighting until ChriatianUy tod ,civilization ware vindlcate.-i and re-establlshsd. "And now we have reached bur goal. The foe is vanquliihea. The , I peers of darkness are defeate'd. We ^'ican this year ce!ebi;ate-TVlth-'joy tho i anniversary of the birth"T3f- Christ, the prince of peace. '"""' "The message to our people In Canada is: 'Be happy thig.'.Chiti8,tmas.', We have won. Wo v.'ilj gooji be 'home. From the Crreat Beyond our fallen comrades bid " us all be happy born again.' " EAiySFROIIi Refuses to Deal With Notorious jPair, Reiriihding Them\of ISelgium WASHINGTON, Doc. 27.-Food Administrator Hoover, in fi^irope arranging relief,for the'petJples'pi the war-dovi^stated territory, has refused lit emphatic terras to discuss German food"conditions .with Baron von der LanckQn arid Dr. Eoitlv. who sought a meeting with tlie �food administrator.-  ; A message, frojti Ptirls today said these two Germa^ officials, who were prominent'in the jGerman administration in. Belgiutni: ;wired; from. Berlin to Waiter L, Bro^n, director of tlia_ commission for relief in Belgium, at Rotterdam, thaf^'.they had been , ....... ap- i.cu uuiu-1 pointed by the German .government ever present in- our hearts-' to siegofiate, with Mr. ?foo'v-er for food Christ Is supplies, and thc^ desired to See Sir. � Hoover. In answer to the request for a reply, Mr. Hoover sent, this message: "You can describe two years and a half of arpoganoe toward ourselves and cruelty in-^ Belgium in any language you may select and tell the pair personally to go to hQll.-with ray I compliments. If. I do haive to deal with Germans it will not be with that pair." 'From Our Own Corre^oondaat^ "WIXNIFRED, Dec. 27.-^^r.- Earl Huff tost a valuable giving- horse. On examination by Ira WlTHams, the veterinary, he found that the horse had swallowed a piece-of *bric!r four inches long and two inches thick. Wilber-Smith bought Bill Trotter's sorrel pacer, and ho is .looking-forward to taking all sweepstakea, at ijhe fair next year. - �: . , Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Parker gave a delightful Christmas dinner to a large number of friends, Santa Glfius being present and lea-vlngi 'numerdus souvenirs. Those -who received: Mrs. Parker's hospitality, eertalniy- enjoyed the day immensely', ; v Miss Myrtle Freeman,'is, convalescent from influenza. Jlrs. John Christopherson and babies are spending the hojiday^^-ith her parents on the farm. , 1 iL CO mmm PRE- SATURDAY, DECEMBEl\ 28,, 1918 toiavip and ti^rW.I^^ Is ^ whde vi^iea* ncrt nothing dirowa fbod,saves health.ipr any me^ with milk or cream PARIS. Dec. 27.-Prince Albert of Monaco has given !to the Associated Press a remarkable letter he has addressed to the former Emperor "William which promise.s to rival the notable revelations made by Prince Lich-riowski, German embassador at lon-doh at the � outbreak of the war, and Dr. Muehlon, the former Krupp i di- , , , , I wan, more than any other province of Ufduce the French .vorl-er, o take | ^^^^ ^^^^^.^^^ 7^^^^^ ^^^^^^ part in the traitorous Stockholm Coa- 1 ference. W*en the real and secret i ! pj-bblem. The foreign elements have purpose of this mission was discovered by a Treasury official the matter came -(before the Cabinet. Mr. Hen-4erBon -was k6pt on the doormat while�j h'is .Government colleagues discussed Ihis conduct, after which he was 're-�tSred' from the Cabiret, and was called upon tp return the money to the Treasury c.tii August 3." That is his opponent's story, and, if t.fue, isn't very creditable to Mr. H^n- \ � . up in assing ^'m. FO*R THK BUSY MAN The Rogina Leader claims that if the international Karyester Co. can. dispose of their present premises in Re-gina, they will put up a one million ! dollar plant in that ci>. ^ I The war, revenue bill, .carrying $6,-000,000,000 in taxes for 1919 and up-' ward of $4,000,000,000 for 1920, wlll,go HuttoK, Alberta, had a bad spell of to conference between the house and inRueusta. There were 14 deaths in senate Monday under an agreement or near the village. ^ '^'='^^1 i*^? ^�"��' �D^^tf^^^ oit;T,.' f During 'the past four days a double Brantford Citizens League has bereavement Jias visited the home of asfeed for investigations of ,coal> and jp^n Quanc.e,"45G Twenty-second Ave. whiskey deals of the municipality. : N, W., Calgary. On Sunday, Dec. 23, - : his daughter, Mrs. Edith Catherine Aev. J. "Wilbur Chapiinan, the evan- Geater, whose husband was Idlled in gelist and once monerat.or of the Pras- FranQu a short time ago, died of pneu byterian General Assembly of >the U. S... is d*,d. Ernest Gartshore. aged fourteen, of monia following an attack of influenza, and on Tuesday, Dec. 34, another daughter, LilUe May- Quance, who was in her second year training at the Sault Ste. Marie, was s-kiliod instant-j Calgary, general hospital, succumbed ly by the falling of a shaft in the Spanish River Pulp and Paper Go's mUl. , Representatives of tli,o Ontario Grape Growers interviewed the government asking that the fime limit within to this disease. Rlph-Adams Cram,, member of the Boston Planning Board, told, the members of the i3oston...,HouBing AsBOCia- These AreQuesfions WJii.ch Will Occupy Some Atiention at Conference, '� PARIS, Dec. 28.-^In, conference circles the opinioh pTeyalls that" several difficult questions, which will-come ^before. the,allle8 at BO^n^tlme^firing the peace conference may"- be -lett over for arbitration after ati agreeriaent haK been reached as to a league:0f nations.  One of thess^qiieBttDDB! may be. th(^ future status of '. Luxemburg:.  One party there desire's 'the re-^stabllsh-ment of the grand' dnohy.-' Another favors the proGlanaatiOn-ota nepublic. A third advocates annexation .tc Prance, while still camitheV^prelers an- , tiou that helhad^ound at the Fore t nexatlon to Belgiinn..;The*�ame course river yard c/t the Bethlehem Ship-' may be.followed c(me9j'nfng-aitter8Bc6f, whlch they are entitled, to transport | building Corporation,adie cutter who native wines^ bff'extendcd. The finance committee of the Toronto-Separate Schooj,Board has unan-iiflously recommended that the teachers be given an increase of ?5 a year, commencing January 1 next, and $.50 a year thereafter, until tlie, maximum of $850 is reached. The separate school teachers have been threatening tc strike if not given more pay. received $224 for 0,^0 day's pay. For a period of four mouths- this averaged $220. every working day; Mr., Gram oald. The die cutter, accbmllhg to Mr. Cram," was ^given ..a .nei iria^ cliine. to work with which it; made him possible" to increase his output greatly, while the piece-work basis upon which, he was paid, remained -un' chahged for tlio period of-his record wages. . between the allloB''and Jugb-Slavs ar. to a division of the territory on the eastern shore.of thee 'AdriatlpA A' question... which; a!ttra#s att,ention is thefuttiye of,.Serb|a_;;yij,er^",,th^re is a. .confl.ict of 'seWj^. .;i6ur6peai.v influences. Cardinkl B6urn9,'ai*&hbishop of Westminster, -WTenftb-Serbia recently and before leaving "Rome had a long interview with the' pope.'. An Anglican Wshpp alfeb Bap'Visitpd Serbia, it is reporteii. ' .' , - ' BUDAPEST, Dec. 28.-Col. Vix, .ur. �uu :v.rs. .os "-vc xu=., ^hief of f;he a^d military m^^^^^^^ another girl, thi� being the third, child ,transmuted to Count Karolyi. preai-h.vinir rtiArt frnm infl,eii'7ii-.within ident, of the Hungarian nationa^ council, the boundaries : of the having died from influeiiza,': 'within three weeks. Mr. A'iherV_Qne -qi: the aeighbore, living twelve Ail?3 south, reported nejirly every-.faipil^':'-sick with the disease in that dis.triQ.t, Mr. Peter Barr is-in bei^brldge reported seriously ill with. |.ilfiuejiza. Mr. and Mrs, M, J, Cojliiis^fiaye ah exquisite Christmas djiineri; "Thoso entertained were: Mr. and.Mr.s.-Dan. Mdore] Medicine Hat; Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Larsen, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey -Davis, Mr. and Mrs, J. R.' Castie and K. K. Bergan. A moat delightful' dav was spent. Mrs. Jas. Larsen and K. K. Bergan won all^ honors making tlie highest-score at games. nifluenza cases are reported, only j from the country, everyone lii 'Winni-i fred now enjoying good liealth. All 'hope that the epidemic will be-at -^i standstill. ' '� I. C. Freeman has returned from taking a shipment of cattle to' St. Paul. J. B. Musselmen, of the Saskatchewan Grain Growers,^ contends that k the distinctively wastem school qf political thought can be properly organized and effectively led, it can ound in assuring its peoples that i carry every seat in the prairie prov- ;' democracy, will be_ the keynote of the treaty, to be�made'.-. >! I Tljere has been an immense amount ; of dr^^iotsm ot th^ pres-ulent,,, niospy \ ffom' strongly partisan Republicans. V T^ie- choice ha-vim; once been made, I \ tb'e Philadelphia Public Ledger llndn inces, a'nd exert a very large influence in the House of Commons. There iS no, aoubt that ift-. Musgelman is rlghL Even now 'the -western representation, can be a dominant influeucer It represents.-yery largely the western mind The west �y � ! ., , -,' on economic questions, can not see how 'matters would be ,� i ,,"'^ r, , . h>flpe'd by a. barrage of pbutioal crit-1 ^^'^'"^ holds: the^Mance of power. l^ism follofyv'ing the .Preside^V from.. ; ..iii'be, jtt'erestlng ,to\valch whaJ aw bV'ri;atte;y'Vom:*a�;;ngr�f Washlngtonvand discounting his pres-i -.' !. ' r,nn f,,. t!ge in Paris." This daify, widely read \ matter of building m.a- 1^ Re"plibllcans and counting a Reimb- j^^-'al Prices dilring the next year. --JJgansex-president among its contribut- i '"e!i(S31tor8, goes on to point out that tlscw' "has made himself-^and sup6-J ]^ if; �>va8 not tm. unAmerican action- e foremost spokesman of the ,for-^fardlooking liberals of Europe," and inserts that "if Woo^iro^v Wilson ha.d gone, to .the Peace Ceiiforerico tJ^erei-are long submerged ihiUioiit! on t^e plains of Czecho-Slovakia, in Jugo-;Kavla,.l� Poland, and even in Russia, of the Czechoslovak state, as outllned-provisionally ! by the commander-in-chie& of the tj^- ' lied armies until th,e decision of the peace conference. The boundary lines of the new state follow: Beginnina along the northeyn boundary of Hungary to the western Hungarian border to the Danube, along the Danube to Expel, to the city of Rimaszembat. thence in a straight line 'to the. river Ung, to Mount. Uzsok. 1[L-KN0WM LOCAL SOLOeS RETURNED ANGLICAN CHRISTIAN SCIENCE St. Cyprian's Church ' -t' , Cor. .inn Street and Sth Avo. South. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY Rev. Canon W. V. McMlllen. B.A.. Hull Bfoek, 7th Street 3. Rector . j Suncciy Service at 11. a.r.-i. Celebration of Holy Communion at 11 ; Subject: "Christian Science." o'clock Service. | q,i,,,,v Matins, 11 a.m. Sunday School anil l T",",. Bible Classes 3 p.m. liapti.'im, '4 p.m. Evening Song at 7.30 p m. ST. AUGUSTIN'S CHURCH Cor.'2nd Ave. and 8th Street South Rov. Canon J. E. Murrell-Wright, M.A., Rf ctor. BERLIN, Dec. 27.-In'iadditioii ;to the damage already reported in'T^Vea-day's fighting,' the cathedral is *adly scarred by machine gun fire, and one of the marble columns forming . the background of the monument of Emperor Williani I. was completely-Shot Many people wish "to build hut say Ihey will not do so until prices of Imild'ing materials come down, dealers 'm ^building materials don't see ar.y particular reason -'why tliK'O KliGuid be a big slump in prices urfder present la.bor conditions and the cost of Ir eig-iits'.- The result is a (ie.i1 ock', which if not broken will do j-o good eitliiir t.6 the builder or the d a!�r in f building materials 200 feet. The ctirrespondent inspected the interior of the Red Palace aSid'found'it had been damaged heavily -'by, shell fire. - '.  ' Theodore Wolff, In the Tageblatt, lliinks that iho goverjiip^t's eaipltu-lation leaves the imprisBlon thafcit is steering a rudderlosB course.- The recall of the troops may-lae-interpreted as the temporary .qlimioatlon-of the only way of law and- order, he .says, on y/hich the Berlin bourgoise h.id SRt ila iiGjjo. ... .Tlie Lolial Anzoiaer aniiounces the formation' of a Koci'ety'for", the 'pur-Dose oj co9!bat;ing Bolshevism. Two well known, Ibcal sbldiers returned from oversea^' on Thursday, in the persons of John Stafford and J. A. Turcotte, John Stafford, who is a j services; 8 a.m., n a.m., 7.30 p.m. son; 04 Mr.s. .J. Staffbril, here, and a ' nephe.^ ,qt-.the..late-,*Major "A;. B. Stafford, enlisted uiirier his uncle with the 39th battery, which was made up almost entirely of Lethhridge men. He'sav/ considerable servi.ce ;at the front, and won the miJitary'me'dal for devotion to dut'y. '"--,. ". :'J. A. Turcotte ejiiisted'.witil the 6l3t battery, and was "bergeaht iu'charge of quartermaster's stores, with, the unit local y/hoiesale house.^arid is wejl-knowri in the city. . Several niore partips i'of. Letlibrldge men have landed a.j;''Halifax or are due to land within the next few days, and -will be reat-hius here some time next week. ' 'l?4^itpr 1271 5th Ave. N..,. , p|i(in^;:}'65? Choir Leader, .Mrs,':F! Jacksbii �  2 o'clock: Beginnew;, &n'd.'^jni'�W*w^ partments of. the ^^^K#C&oof the hall. / '-^Corner 9th^^Ave. and 3rtl Ave. 8. Rev. F. W. Dafo�,'xB.A., Pastor At 11 a.m. Subject: 'fOur Motto for 'the New.Year,'' : At-12.10: SiHiday School and Pastor's : Bible ClasB. in-^ihe. evening at 7.30, we Join *with all' the other Churches In the graad opening rally of tjhe- evangellstlt. 'J cftmpWgri in the Methodist church, , � -;.. vii:I^ENf ECOSTAL PENTECbSTAt'ASQEMSUY . 205 ThirfdBnJH St. fJ, Rev. C. M,. Neve; P^ntor Res. 294 7tfi Ave.A, gv Sunday Services at 11 a.ni.'on(l 7.30 p.m. 807781 ;