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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME DECEMBER 10IH NUMBER 17 A Bright and Prosperous New Year to All IS READY 10 LIEUTENANTGOVERNOR OF ALBERTA M BALANCE OF London and New York Press Speak of Difference in Some Un newspapers give great and equal prominence to the speech ot Premier Clemencoau before 1ho French chamber of deputies and President Wilsons address at Man Ey their headlines nnd by jilacinK in juxtaposition the striking passages and by their I no newspapers reveal a linens i in consequence of the apparent divergdhco between Clemnncoau end There is an obvious to avoid anything suggesting the existence of a sub stantial agreement or promoting an xiety regarding the Their desire seems mainly to show that Pre mier Clemenceitus standpoint is not HO remote from Wilsons an might appear at first sight and that eny dif ferences that exist ought to be ar ranged with Premier Clomenceaus version ot Wilsons comment on the Brit ish fleet receives much Tho Chronicle says President Wilsons speech at Manchester brought out what perhaps are the essential in a league of common devotion to that it must be and Including and that it must have continuing ma Endorsing and emphasizing these the paper thinks the peace con ference should be regarded as the uession of a body which will recon vene from tlma to Thus it the newspaper itself be come automatically a for un less it docs its work ultimately be torn up by fresh New York Comment NEW New York which usually supports the Wilson In its lead ing editorial this morning says The difference of opinion between President Wilson and Premier Clem onceau in regard to the foundations peace were brought into sharp con traat yesterday by the public utteran ces of the two Speaking to the chamber of the French prem ior said There IB an old system ot alliances called the balance of It seems to be condemned now but it such a balance had preceded the it the United and Italy had agreed whoever attacked one of attacked the whole the war would not have occurred WANTS TRIUMPHAL ENTRY resolution proposing that an army of allied and United States triumphantly enter Berlin to Impress upon the minds of the Germans the fact that Germany has been decisively defeated was introduced yesterday by Repre sentative of King and Queen Wave Farewell Was Pres ent Also TO WHAT a mnrvellous year lias been the one just It will remain epochal as the time of great victory ol the Allied forces the overthrow of the powers of unrighteousness dominnling ambition to trample down right and human Freedom has been saved front the greatest attack ever made upon With M our hearts we unite with the Umpire and cm Allies in unstintedly according full praise to our heroes on land amfsea as the human force which has secured for all the triumphant and glorious It is clearly our duty also that we the unmistakable spiritual influence ol the divine interposition in turning what one period during past year looked to those wno were capable of judging like an imminent disas ter to us into a surprisingly quick and overthrow our History is nol blind force blundering through but the march of the divine purpose for the progression and freedom of He hath soimdeth forth the trumpet that shall never call He is sifting out the hearts of men before his judgment my lo answer Him be jubil my feel Our God is marching the and most successful of all the years we have R Government anil Wilson left Victoria station at oclock this morning on a special en route for Kins George and Queen Mary and the Duke of Conniught accompanied them lo the Premier Lloyd was among the platform to see the pres ident and his wife The Scots Guards formed tho guard of honor and the band of the Irish Guards Wilson chatted with Mary and shook handu with all pres ent as the train pulled the King and Queen waving their handkerchiefs nnd the band playing as It left tho Kings Gift King Georg presented a magnificently bound and Illustrated history of Windsor Castle to President Wilson as a birth day according to the IT On Seidiers Welcome Commit Tilt With New York Mayor nystem of which 1 do not re nounce will be my guiding thought at NEW Charles The I Hughes mado public here last night CONTINUED ON PAGE SEVEN Is Proposed by Peace Conference to Ap point One corretspondenca with Mayor which made known his refusal to British war cabinet Is considering a proposal which may I ave an im portant bearing on future labor questions throughout the Recording to the Tha proposal fa to ask the peace con at one of its earliest to appoint a commission to Into the question of an in adjustment of condlt Wit of employment and to submit for a permanent internation al court to secure Joint action in iiioh servo on the mayors committee to welcome homecoming troops because William Randolph Hearst was a mem Other prominent Now Yorkers have also refused to In a latter appoint Hughes said ho regarded tho relation of Hearst to the citys welcome committee as most un and our men can fail to rosent Mayor Hylan replied that Hughes pleasure at the return of tho troops must not have been very doepseated when you allow your per sonal feelings with respect to an in dividual to Influence rather than your duty 4o tho soldier1 and ndded that he if you and Hflarst had been of age ami been called by the you would have refusad to Hughes answered that ho could show his appreciation of the soldiers without participating In the uao of the citys welcome as a vehicle for a pnbljo testimonial to the judgments of God are now being pronounced nnd His righteousness is The Master is not here in person but His spirit is visibly abroad in the General Foch on his knees in a village Admiral lleally calling his men to prayer on the night of the great naval and the Prime Minister of Great Lloyd leading the British House of Commons to Margarets Sacred Fane arc examples which will never be erased from our memory and which ill will be well for us to Our brave citizen soldiers are now returning to laurel crowned We all with glad hearts join in extending to them our appreciation and loud They deserve all we can do for During the past year many more of our men have surrendered their all for add ing heavily to the honored list of our never lo be forgottenheroes Their name liveth forever With all our citizens I join in deepest symj palhy for those who mourn their With all the world we too have been suffer ing from a dangerous In the widespread suffering which has resulted there have been features of kindness and devo tion from our medical men and nurses and from a great number of selfsacrificing women men which surpasses all I hope and believe that we have seen the1 worst of this severe and that shortly this Province may by Divine mercy be restored lo its normal condition of Although many of our farmers have suffered severely from an unusual I rejoice at the general prosperity of our greatest industry and I look forward lo prosperous years The New Year will offer to us all many ser ious problems for The whole world is now bracing itself to grapple with the immediate labors of reconstruc tion and With the great natural advantages we possess in this highly favored land we cannot fail if w are united in purpose and spirit and are resolute in our Let us join in thanking Almighty God for all His Crowning mercies as well as for the common and personal favors we We live in the greatest days of all The long drawn night of blood and death is A glorious dawn is rising upon a new day of Hope and Let us quit ourselves as 1 wish you Glad and my siucer est that tho New Year may be lo the PREMIER OF ALBERTA GREETINGS on tliis New Years festival of 1010 cannot be bill joyful md prophetic of plcas days to Pence decisive and has blessed the banners of New values of human and freedom will con secrate the higher services of In this glorious consummation Alberta has played an honorable part through the sacrifices of over the flower of her and through the devotion of the rest of her people in forth their maximum effort to support this vali ant army across the A great ideal has been preserved by our troops ami their gallant com radcs of the allied It is the duty of i now that liberty is lo maintain it so against military autocracy abroad and organized selfish ness at In other years we were wont lo dwell on the splendid material advancement of our but the price we have paid for vic tory should draw our minds to outstanding truth that sacrifice is the inexorable law of pro We should therefore be humble and zeal ous to make our Province socially as well as ma morally as well as worthy of those who fiave their lives for If the States men of Canafla are as successful and courageous in organizing freedom to benefit all classes as our soldiers were in saving the future is and real peace and justice for all classes and conditions of men is BY ALLIED F Tells Government He Is Ready for British Occu Radical Party Has Been Formed from Spartacus Discuss Marshal von Hindenburg telegraphed to German industrial he would support British occupation of according to a Berlin dispatch to the Mail under date of MAYOR OF LETHBRIDGE MY message to the people one and rich and young and old is Play Ihe Game vvilh Hope and Charily and leave the Angels can do no always remember ing that Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel NEW BOLSHEVIST PARTY congress of the Spartacus which is in session In has adopted a resolution declaring that no honorable proletariat must have anything to do with tho Independent It was resolved also that a new party should be under the The Communistic Labor party of the German Spartacus The congress was addressed in the name of the Russian Soviet by head of the present Bolshevik mission in Unity of the Empire the Bavarian went to StuH gart on Sunday to share in an im portant conference relative to food It is understood that min isters from all the status ate In the con which will also discuss tho unity of the empire and south Ger man demands for equal Wont Enter Government whose appointment to a place in the cabinet was announced yes many that he does not wish to entetf tie preferring to tinue his work where he is editor ot tho Breslau according to a semiofficial state1 mont published in Take the Responsibility Wire Friedrieh Phlllpp Schedemann and Herr the German peoples and who belong to the Majority So have published a statement in the Berlin Vorwaerts in which they declare themselves to hare been re sponsible ifor the recent summoning of troops against the bluejackets In In their Schiedemann and Landsberg lay that they had been informed by the leader of the naval division that no longer be responsible for tlie se curity of the life of Commander commandant of who had foeett arrested by the the commissioners gave Instructions to certain military commanders to take the necessary steps to literate The organ of tha German Independent In an edi torial says this statement is a con fession of fault and denies the life of i Wels was in THE WEATHER HI0h Low Forecast Fair and 10 16 WESTEWY VICEPRESIDENT OF CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY I WISH the Herald and its readers a Most Happy and Prosperous New as they richly de Hope providence will send just a little more rain fall than in but in any case we know that with your good stout hearts and intel ligence and reasoned optimism you will carry The Canadian Pacific fully realizes the real value of your district as a producer of traffic and we will not overlook the necessity of keeping abreast of the requirements in he way of facilities and service now lhal the nightmare of war has nbouli The outlook for Western Canada very right but we must deal wilh our reconstruc lion and economic problems wilh intelligence and sound We must be tolerant of one an others opinions of these examine all problems carefully and without heat avoid too much stress on class consciousness and above all prevent the political exploilalign of Ihe returned soldiers by agitators of the baser The Ger mans thought that would see ihc British em pire splitting up vertically into independent They know better Let us now be on our to see that the country docs nol split hor izontally and that the international war is not re placed by class In framiugour permayient economic policy we should sec lhat agricul tural producer is not handicapped in any that labor receives a fair return for its services and that the staple raw materials of which Canada is one of the great sources are not outside the Em pire to be worked up by foreign labor inlo the fin ished product but that the finishing process is carried out in British Our soldiers thought that the present and past of Canada were such that they were justified in making sacrifices for May its future be worthy of its GOLEM To Use Posen Soldiers Asked For One of the Judges Attacked Seriously Man Arrested has refused to accede to the demand ot tho Poles that Polish troops ho per mitted to use Die railroads Irom the Polish bonier tn according to Warsaw advices to the The Ber lin government is said to have based its refusal on the ground that per mission from the entente nations was In the it is said that the German troops returning from Russia be allowed to use Polish Serious in Posen sit uation in Posen is extremely according to the Vorwaerts of Tho German government hus been iisked to send troops there and Herr secretary of publicity and literature in the Ebert has gone lo Posen to negotiate with the CONTINUED ON PAGE HHVEN Peasants Near Moscow Revolt AgainslLBolsheviki PARIS The attitude of the peasants in the region of Moscow Is alarming the Lenlne according to the Petrograd correspondent of the Early In he the actively revolted and it was a week before they were Bolshevik Red Guard broke down opposition with the utmost The peasants were poorly armed and forced to surrender In the correspondent werj des troyed by artillery and large numbers of peasants were The the maintain their attitude opposition to the SOLD THOUSANDS OF FAKE ASPE1UN TABLETS NEW of having manufactured and sohl to in fluenza sufferers thousands of boxes of aspirin principally containing talcum Joseph head of the Verandah Chemical com pany of was found guilty today ot violating tluj sanitary code and sentenced to three years in the with a nna of The sentence was the most severe ever im posed for such an i CHINESE DELEGATE Associated Press Chinese government has ap pointed president of the as a delegateto inloral llod peace Wang is now in Caught on the Fly ANYONE WHO DELIBERATELY tutors n house bearing a modified quarantine for Influenza mingles with those suffering from tho and then goes out Infective others deserves to be Bui such infractions of the law avo being wade every I cant stand round every house iu town to protect people against themselves and aee who breaks If I could Id have hull tho people in in A LOT OF THE LARGE users iu town are going to have a gaaless New Tha school board was intghtly lucky it didnt throw out the good old coaj for Fleet OFFICIAL ENTRY INTO CONSTANTINOPLE Franchet DEsper commander in chief of the al lied forest In the Near made his official entry Into Constanti nople comingfrom Sal onlki on board the French cruiser He was welcomed by the allied representatives here and the chiefs of staff of the Turkish army and OUT IN SILESIA broke out in German Silesia on according to a Berlin dispatch to the Miners who are on ctrike have seized offi cers of the companies under menace of loaded have compelled them to sign all sorts of the dispatch It is said that the disorders are due to Russian and there has been murdering and pillaging in the affected Silesia has been declared a Bolshevist it Is Local authorities were today investi gating the series of bomb which wrecked the homes of Justice von of the tuprema court Acting Superintendent of Po lice Mills and Ernest presi dent of tho Philadelphia chamber of late last Although the force of the explosions was BO great that the occupants of the were hurled from their beds and scores of windows in nearby house were no one was serlousl One man was It was at first reported that one the bombs had been set off at home of Judge the municipal but it later veloped that it was at the Trice donee next The h said they were confident It meant for the who 1s serlo H is feared the shock ot th plosion may have a serious afftct his The man taken into custody iis name as John He r any connection with the affai was held for further examinat The police say he wa Lo pick up many ot the pa which we found on doorst HAS APPENDICITIS C minister of marine and was taken to tho Royal Vic toria Hospital today suffering from TWELVE KILLED Twelve persons were klllc tonight and 12 others inju two gat In tq banon post The plosion blew the roof fr building and the teconij to bu within the building In ATTACK SOLD If Disorders have occurn Ruhr valley coal fieldfj Am attacked Midlers coal bott wire finally compelled to 171 NO WEDNESDAY Wednesday being New Years there will be no issue of Tho French Advance volunteer army are advancing from Rumania through Bessarabia toy UkraMan according to a report from Odtwa ;