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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. ,ILBKHTA. SATI'WUY, Xl'MHKU H CALLS ON 10 MOVER It 3 Destroyers Are Sunk London. British wcfo sunk through being by torpedoes or bluing a mjne off- the Dutch coast on the night of December with the less of 13 officers and 180 men, the admiralty announced to- day. Toronto Worfcl Makes Strong Plea for Action.Now By the Union Govt. CANADA MUST FOLLOW THE LEAD OF THE U. S. Toronto, Uojc. World, edit- ed by W. .Maclean, M.P., ioday pub-] llshes a ilouhlc foltiinn front liage cdi- lorlal licaiied: "Why Tanadu must nationalize her railways now." Kays: "In this testing of de'mocracy tlie people of Canada look ivllh confidence lo Iheir newly- chosen goycrnincnl. That government It believes, wli! plaut and liccp (he lianner of Canatla In.the forefrool of News of a Revolutionary Plot Against the King Has Been. Prevalent NO CONFIRMATION OF'REPORT Crews of Subs Muiineed and Sub Was Sunk Dec. are por- sisttnt rumors here ihul King iHtiXuU oT R-uinaula 3ia-i itlnHcaieil favor of Crown Prince Charlen. conliiiuns !n lUimnnia were reported in it dispatch from I'et- i-ograd dated Morjdiy. It was said that news of a revolutionary f ugiiiiisE King Fei'ditiacid had been re JJoalon, Mass-, Dec. Gcr-'celvcd at Hie Bolshcviki headquarters No Peace Till Savage Huns Defeated, Says Baker, U. S. Now York, Dec. 23.-vS poking with- in hours' 'after the receipt Ja this country ,ot' the kaiser's last peace Secretary bf Maker declared last night thit'thc war wettld not tnd until all danger ot a triumph- ant barbarism" had been removed, un- til dvilizEUion had.defeated savagery. In an a rid res s ai the-annual dinner of the Phi (tamiim Delta Fraternity, of vbich he is a member, the secretary of war delivered In measured terms iEuK language an indictment of (fr; (icrmnn government and its rule, "or misrule" of the German he said: ".I havo no doubt of UIR out- come nf.lhtti war; it would be ous to doubt. The war may be long or short, I ra.mot means of knowing will win against 'barbarism." Alter revealing ilctcriuitiation the nation to f.iyh.1 OK for its ideals aud showing that- in liis mind there had been no conjuring with the kaiser's peace proposals. .Mr. Maker split: ''Tlie result war will not be ILe taking away from somebody or something that is theirs but HID result will bn tt donation of new liberty lo He broufc'hl prolonged cheers when' all men everywhere." tho battle. It will not iicrml.t' this :nau submarines were raniureil re- In Pelrofiryd.. Other reports. It was in' mother Dominion to. IUK bohliid the country'6> the United States. r by added, tended to confirm Indies' t acc-onting lo an American seaman who of a political Crj3js_ Except tor cations .for this ...t i reached "his homo here "from a French there lias been little news from KM- "We and -slil! have reasonMplpori. The 3eaiuan__a Boston Iuaata 8ince the Rmnanian-annVwas aboard a troor forced to agrea to an anii'sUce ou the fbtp ;it UKI French port recently, lie eastern front. H had been reported when the all flying Uial Bolshevikl and German iiroiinu- thc Shirs anrl Stripes, steamed In umlist? were at work the Ru- w'lh their prizes. The snbmersibles manfan troops. ucrc JVJJIK the surface of tht Crown Prince Charles' was born ocean, v.-Mh their conning toners open, October 3, 1S03 and is an officer in during the process of re-charging their nic Rumanian army. He is unmarried, ihn baUeries tho- American destroy- although early En 1934 if was reportetl crs swept 40TVU upon them ami took Mmt Iris helrothal to tins then Grand HICIB l-rfcnnor Avlthotit a HBht Luchcss Olga had been ar- orihc.tllo lPansport was gtill, at thy .French ranged. Queen V Marie of Ilumnia, port, a seaman said, a Ccrman U-boat waa a duchess bf "The one 'thing to do Is lor the gpv I entered the harbor with a white flag tjotha, is a granddaughter Queen eniment iakr. possession of thn flying- from her periscope: The enemy victoria of Great Britain and was mar- >sadtf in Canada us President Wilson crew explained, that 'they had been Kjftg- Ferdinand on Jainarv 10 dij In the United States and run thetu "lying iu wait foY-tho troop ship in the as one system wit1; public service, not j open sea, ami that when they failed Slncc entrance into the believe that will speedily fol- low, not "only in the, pathway blazed by PrcsirkiiL Wilson, liut along the road tlmt lias bacn so successfully fol- lowed during the past Ihree'years by the mother, country. The manifesto Issued by-Sir -Hobiirt Burden, nrh minister, upon fonnutfon of union house of all show that United Stales. Seaplane and Zepp a Loss London, Dec. '29. A Zeppeiin and a seaplane which' was accom- panying have been wrecked in the North according to a Cen- tral News from Copen- hagen, quoting advices there from West Jutland. The Zeppelin is said to have .fallen in flames Into NEEUW AMSTERDAM AR- RIVES Dec. Dutch steamer Xieuw Avnstcr- ditni, wilh cargo for IJelgian relief, passed the Hook of Hol- land at noon yosterdiiy bound for Rotterdam. The arrival ot the N'ieuw Am- sterdam was an event of almost national hnporlnnce. Crowds of persona came from all parts of the ooimlry and thousands cheered themselves hoarse when the vr eat herb eaten! lirior Bolshevik! Would Get Good Support on New Gerrhan Peace Terms SOME DISAPPOINTED OVER SOME CLAUSES private profiui, as Hie end in view. "Sir Hobcrl Uordcn foreshadowed this policy in His sjwech in support of to find her ifnu the supplies ran low the -7- _________ mahdcr and decided tip EUrrenrler. One Is Sunk more than two thirds of her lo t i it. iiini u i iv u LJIII in itci crew WHcd the _conv ritnrv has beeil overrui] ljy lhe cneTnyi Northern bill In tho iiouVo o'f commons in August -2'j, lie -particularly addressing- himself. to Ihp bill before the he iPr an American passenger steamer an- London, German sub- mariiic was' sunk by the fire of guns JThe royal fled Trom tlir- cap- 1 ital, Bucharest, in tlie fall of !0lfi and j has been at Jassy. wiili, tub enlfrc Canadian preaching.the British coasl Thursday, Hallway -situaUnn, declaring thai it 'hcaordine -ortho could be.pnly abolishing .the and gunners and bringing, all tlic.'rqada one. "Not .Same Situation governhicnUpwn'ersliip -'of Amcricah railway-i is Imreality no such a j Raid Ihc memburs of thu Cana- dian raihyay board in an interview "-..with tlie Canadian Press aftcr- niion. i i govern IH en t" at lias simply adopted something like Ihc, 'f KnsliJsh'1 system of Kiiaranleeiiig to tbc adequhlo and sectoring In re- turn for tills guarantee, the elimination of competitive, features which have thought necessary by competing, roads but wMcli Jrom the point of national' necessity liavo to be clluiinal-cd. "The American railways before Ihe nnd iip itnt.ll now havo been "run on a strictly competlttve basis; There are seven hundred and fifty of them and they have rendered service at rales lower than anywhere else-iu the 1 "world.'except in Itlvalry'be- tween the American rail- developed luxurious, high speed arid service and special fast freight sen-icr.L Lcgisla- both_atate and federaj. Imposed CK- Weafher Every Place Bui Southern Alberta, Where Chinook1 Toronto, Dec. All Canada, from the Ilocfcies-tb the Atjantic, is in the grip of 'exceptionally -j zero wea- ther today. Refuse .to Give Up What They Have. "So Dearly BoughtP With Their Hlood" Anistcrdfiiu, UecT sailed from Xcw Vorjt soLiMj time ajro" wilh Jhe satnc-credentials and safe con- duct as arc'supplied to all Bel- gian relief Oti tbc voy- nge the vessel was detained for a time in Halifax, the Brit- ish government desiring lo have additional guarantees from government that sEic would Le permitted to proceed lo JTollaud ultmolesl- "ICONTINIJBD ON SIX) .HHidon, Dec. .prisoners held by. the enemy, including those in Switzerland total according to an official announcement. The prison- ers Include the regular forces, royal Jiayy ami naval division, divided as follows; Kanka In Clevmany In Turkey In-Bulgaria In Austria....... Bill Adopted (o Prepare Lists of Criticism of adAincc guard of-the Gcrntan pcaco delegation arrived In Polrpgrad Thursday even- ing. l( 'conatsted of Uaron Adnilr'al formerly. nilli- tary attaehc totthr. (Jeruian embassy In I'etrogVadj Captain Hciiian and Men I. Vlerlc, as naval offlcei'.i. They wore were received by representatives .of the llusnian ndtnlr- t ally ahrl cntrrlaincd In tho admlrally additional repreaeti- lativea of the central powers arc ijom- Jnp in shortly from Brcst- s J'llqvftk, among them Ipririerly cotinscHor of tlio German t'ssay irt Pelrograd, conic ip Pelrograd: particular- ly to discuss tFiece-sfttloii of naval Wirfaro. lie ;sald that prices were Dec. debflie on tin orlzing this'govern in in I tpjire .Paris, Dec, hill authorizing the govern mint tpjire- lists ,pl ttie'.inen of the Washington, Dec. 23, per cent of. the city of Guaiehiata W5s demolished in the earthquake which began there December 26; although the Joss of life has remarkably low, according to des- patches received today.nt the department. Calgary, which yesterday reported below aero. 'warmer this morning at 8 o'clock wiien the mer- cury stood at four .weather jn'an reports tliB- roldTware east, but it wiVvJikeiy around Ontarfo and 6vef Snnday. Win-1 [spot In. American. civilization, was 48 1 "below, (Qiiebec-or6vInce reyoried pe rature a betwee n 20 arid 3Q be! pw. lit the ,Johnr N.B.. li'helow. a.m., but suffering Halifax was being mercifully spared thef .'extreme cold weather, at that hoar, when the temperature was reported at 12 above. r LothbVIdse Southern Alberta are opt Included In the above. The storm has passed ifow this corner of the west is in the' warmth of the iblesaed- chinooN, .-with the ther- mometer around 50 above zero, ..A-.j Sudden Change, Edrncnton' Kd_monlon, Dec. in' Edmonton 30 below zero I Friday. Today a-light raiiM fg falling. I At Calgary, Dec. From lenipera- l.ures 20 below zorn for a week, the weatlief improved rad- here n Chinook angrily condcnin the peace j of the -jentral powers. The Ktinrlschcu of JJerlin says: "Never, hefcre have we given ev- erything so completely we. have' dearly bonfiht wiih the" blood of hun-. dreds of thousands with the sweat of millions, with (lie deprivaliom.'o? "in1 children, with our own hunger." The tieutsche XeiLung says that the entente'has won the greatest victory of tho war and that diplomats have de- stroyed all that had been fought Jor. The KDclnische ZeHuiig, on iKe f! cr hand Regards the conditions as ojien-, 101 Refused Bu{ 66 More Offer Servieea is a summary of the vrorl p'f the Lethbndse exemption trlbi ing the road to'a peace advantageous to all sides; The Anzelger things thht the German answer to Itus- sta will not le much, to the tasle of people with .military Meanings' 'but adds: L "The outlines, however, drawn ____, _.. to'RK'o scbpife for-' cle- to date, so fir as the Herald s records marids" work, lunal mands" of' JiisUpe.. 5 DeflDile "ludguient ;'EO: on the iieace work at HrestLuovpli refu- Dentls_on (his possibility is Exemphcna utilized in later utiliz.eii v Not Too Sanguine? urter Zoitung, a "copy of whfcb lias wen received :hcre, commenting on the peace negotiations" says: Total cases Of the TM nations dig Howed OG have been appealed three of of a speedy peace these Hi-se been and IS granted not lie .loo, sanguine, as the neressaryj JR the case of hum flue farmers while ideas of the ententeijBOveii been disntissed, Ihert are sovernments- ho much too greaUstjn 43 appeals to be heard, DSC app icatlonb for exemption have Otlaivd, Dec; ortler-iu-cnun-l cii hag-l.ieen the i mercury to 23 iibove al noon. Washinglon, 29.T-rA grcal thick ,r> 1-1, Cold ;n Eastern riynl has uch'car Is ttetnine the .railway notify the low temperatures may iipt equal that of the' mid- as heen given by the C -company s o oHecllTO'ds an iinnt of S any car food I, tield I" the i at any point (or a furtherance norlatiph and CDmmdntollon o.o w. for maTE uian one day after.' eparatory to calling them to (lie serl Medically unfit [Vet to be. 164 21 1'oweyer LclH me 1-1 e give tremendous .impetus to the ideal of peace throughout (he world and will' !J r'csult'In r.'mpvem'ent will'com- pet the eniente that wilhoiit [jcace by aii understanding such as ,nn Germ'auy dwireV, there-is JLO way'oul Wa.ofr I33 to bo re- nf iitU oi'Tcd from Lelbbvldge for-thc first 01 (ins war. draft of men. .'r Apprehension of a Long Debate 'On President's Proposal re Railways enters was seized upon today.. byf. cri- tics of Premier Cleirtenceairag nn op oning for nn attack on the'Subject of releasing'the older'soldiers. In, Hie plainest langiiago the refused to give any He received cnthuaiaatfc npplalfSe, of the 'greater parLof Tlic vote of the chamber yesterday, M. CkmeMf-eait said, wfia td the government lo carry on Uifi'wart and he asked (hft chamher to glvo him (ho ineans. General Petnin, Ihc coni- aslted' for. n Certain mmiliftr.of men oh urgently needed hehiml the Hties, H Xrn.v.Tfiis purpose, to dc- tRili to this Work frjirtorftfs, Hie H us who had IWfcfl In France until the ticn6 Russian Hip car. auxiliary higher In I'elrrigrad tliarf In c.nd cTa'nei of Ml) 18S1, llio iiioil In Clcrmany was i be called Wk'torTwd moiitlis, (nas- ttnltfe Rood. (much as lhero courier dat> and. Im media lel> The Moscow ItolahoviJfl authorises have followed the example fa I'elrograd and have Uken over nil life jn Moscow, Hope For Democratic Peace Petrokrad, Dec, Izvestia; tiie'orgRii of s and sol fliers' flea I Ing with the peace proposals of Count' Czer'nhl, Says; alhching too much to the concisions In principle inade by central ua look fot the result in an acute economic crisis and! discontent among the massed of, iho centra1 nowera These rondltloos iill6W 113 (o hope for R democratic peace." TJi'o considers that the i-i ifurflof tho central to Fort Worlh, the question of nationalities whfcb Cuthberrt of St. John, X.R, a member fwcpe not independent before Wir of Mis Iloyal Flying Corps, killed [as an International queallon, proves, at Hnnnrook today when bts.macMuc they arc afraid to examine into ttfe 'tell a dfstinro of several hundred (eet jyu'esUon of the position of those tionalitles (roni the poinl of, vrtw1 qf the rlglit of nations freely to decide ihefr Own dtslinles. the t'rarda adds, "how they .bring forward the ijuestloTW of Courland, Pojand and LUIrunla, from iMblr point bf (o bfl regarded as nuestiona of the Internal applied, for fcer ib'y onenalf ire. vice. Of these cllr "B 'le the Food Controller r Denies Thai This is Contemplated in Canada a, Dec. conirol- Ice announcetf that nolti- llnr lint lhat- any Itriportont or.t In the'meaniihte. CANADIAN FLYING. MAN KILLED Candidate To Explain f hirigs Enleri On' Dec.' IS. date 'In .North Waterloo, In a. One column letter jjubllsheM (n the Toronto night bombarded the nllwa> 4 station? at and Thlohvlllo nnd German osn f tftbllshnienls In "ihe. vicinity of Voiiifcres anijl Itctbel. 41 J! for month of No- "I0 o( 1917 eirteiws lila harn eonslltiiertls nnd ck strip- opponents had and no dowsnaperu, and j menls going eas( of fort WH tht people half inualed were llnm (CO.NTIMiEI) ;