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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. ls ALBERTA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31. 1018 NUMBER, 17, perous i >ir 11 i London and New York Press Speak 'of Difference in Statements, Un- easiness. Dec. newspapers give great and equul prominence to the speech ol Premier Cleraencoau before Iho French chamber of and President Wilson's at Sian- rhestcr. Dy Itieir headlines and by jilaclag In Juxtaposition lha striking ji.issages and by tliolr comrnenr, the nowspinora reveal a certain uneasi- ness In consequence of the apparent dtvergAco between M. ClemnncsAu anil llr. Wilson. Tliere is obvious however, to avoid anything suggesting tho existence of a sub- stantial agreement or promoting an- xiety regarding the conference. Their desire, seems mainly to show that Pre- mier Clemenceau's standpoint is not r.o remote from Mr, Wilson's m might uppear nt tlrst Bight and that ony dif- ferences that csist- ought lo ho ar- ranged with patience. Premier Clomenceau's version ot Mr. Wilson's comment on tha Brit- ish fleet receives much prominence. WANTS TRIUMPHAL ENTRY WASHINGTON, Dec. resolution proposing that an army of allied and United States troops triumphantly enter Berlin to Impress upon Hie minds of the Germans the fact that Germany lias been decisively defeated was introduced yesterday by Repre- sentative Doolittle, of Kansas, Democrat. LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR OF ALBERTA HAT n marvellous year has been the one just ending. It will remain epochal as the time of tin- great victory of tho Allied forces ami the overthrow of the powers of unrighiconsnes. dominating ambition lo Irample down right and human lihcrty. Freedom has been saved from he greatest attack ever made upon it. Wilh all our hearts Allies in tin; best, the happiest, and most successful of all Ihe years we have known. Government House, Kdmonlon, Jan. PREMIER OF ALBERTA HEliTlNGS on this New Year's festival of 1010 cannot he bill joyful and prophetic of pleas- :st nltucK ever mane upon n. nun un days lo come. I'eaoc wilh victory, decisive Is we unite wilh Ihe Empire and our has blessed Ihe banners of right. m unstintedly according full praise lo qnr jjcw vaiues Of human life and freedom will con- iicrocs on land and'sea as Hie human force which sccratc Ihc higher services of mankind. i.___________I ni (llrH'IOllS T_. n Hindcnburg Tells Government He Is Ready for British Occu- Radical Parly Has Been Formed from Spartacus Discuss Unity, Tho Chronicle sayn: "President King and Queen Wave Farewell Was Pres- ent vine mierposition in turning wniu in- OIK devotion of tlie rest ol ncr people in pulling period during tl.c past year looked lo those wlio rol.m maximum effort to suppori this vali- wcrc capnhlo of judging like an imminent disas-j ant across Hie sea. A great ideal has been ler to us mlo a surprisingly quick and complete pTOSCrve'd by our troops and their gallant com- overlliro-.v i-t our enemies. History is not blmti of armies. H is the duty of all force blundering through darkness, but llie.march ,low that is secure, lo maintain it so against of Ihe divine purpose for the progressions and rmiitju-y autocracy abroad and organized selfish- freedom of mankind. ness at home. In oilier years were wont to dwell on the splendid material advancement of "He Irilh soundelh forth the trumpet thai shall om- province, bul the price we have paid for vie- never call relrcat, lory should draw our minds- lo the outstanding He is sifting out the hearts of men before his truth thai sacrifice is the inexorable law of pro- gross. We should therefore he humble and zenl- Oh be swfft niv Soul, lo answer Him! he jubil- Ous to make our Province socially as well as ma- ant my feel! lerially, morally as well as inlclleclualy, worthy Our God is marching of those who cave their lives for us. If the Slales- men of Canada are as successful and courageous LONDON, Dec. Marshal von Hindenburg has telegraphed to German industrial magnates, saying.that he would support British and conditions of men is assured. Kinsi is visibly abroad in the world. train George and Queen Mao' and the Duke of Conniught accompanied them the station. Premier Lloyd Georft was among General Koch on his -T church. Admiral Bcatly calling his men lo prayer Premier Lloyct uwrjt was amous on the night of the great naval surrendcr.iaiid thoso'on tho platform to lea Iho pros- Uic prime Minister of Great Bnlam, Lloyd beorge, dent and his .wife depart. Tho Scots! Mary shook hanas with 'all! pre. cnt as" tie train pulled out, the-King and Queen tholr handkerchiefs thtr b'and playing tis It left tho itaiion. King'i Gift 'LONDON. Dec! George haa'presented a magnificently bound ana illustrated history ot Windsor CJnstle (o President Wilson BE a birth- day gilt, according to the Mall. Wijsbn's speech at Manchester brcughl 'what perhaps are the essenlia points In a league ot nations, namely common devotion to right, that it musl.So world-wide, and BniTihat it must havo continuing ma- Endorsing-and emphasizing these paper thinks tho peace con- ference should be regarded BS Session'of a'body ivhich :wlll re-con- vene from limb io time. Thus it would, the uCwstiLtiit-r tutys, Itself he- coins aulomalically a league, lor un- less it does so, its work ultimately be torn up by fresh wars. New York Comment NEW YORK, Doc. New York World, which usually supports the Wilsorr administration, in its lead- ing editorial' this morning says: difference ol opinion between President Wilson and Premier Clem- onceau in regard to the foundations of peace were brought Into Bharii con- trast yesterday by the public utteran- ces ot Iho two men. "Speaking to the chamber ot deputies, the French prem- ier said: "'There Is an old system of alliances called the 'balance of On Ssirliers' Welcome Commit power.' It seems lo be condemned Tilt With New now adays, but It such a balance had, lilt lin preceded the war, England, the York Mityor Uutleii States, .Franco and Italy had agreed say, that whoever attacked one _ ot them, attacked lha whole world, Ihe NEW YOKK, Dec. 31.-Charles E war would not have occurred. The (Hughes made public system of alliances, which I do not re-' nounco will be ray guiding thought ot ClIAS. STEWART. MAYOR OF LETHBRIDGE occupation of Berlin, according to date of Saturday. NEW BOL'HEVIST PARTY COPENHAGEN, Dec.. congress of the Spartacus group, which is in session In Berlin, has adopted a resolution declaring that "r.c honorable proletariat must have anything to do with the Independent Socialists." It was resolved also that a new party should be formed, under the title, "The Communistic Labor party of the German Spartacus Bund." The congress was addressed in the name of the Russian Soviet by M. Radek, head of the "present Bolshevik! mission in Berlin. Unity of the Empire a Berlin dispatch to the Mall under many tliat he does not wish to entotf the government, preferring to linuo his work at Breslau, where ha is editor of the Breslan Volkswacht, according to a semi-official state' mcnt published In Berlin. Take the Responsibility Dec. Wira- Friedrlcll Ebert, Phlllpp Scliiedemanii and Herr the 'German people's commissioners, and belong to the Majority So- cialists, have published a statement In the Berlin Vonvaerts in which they declare themselves to have been re- sponsible tfor the recent summoning of troops against the bluejackets ia Berlin. In their detettce, MBN'ICH, Dec. Eisner, the Bavarian premier, ivent to Stutt- gart on Sunday to share in' an im- portant conference relative to food supplies. It is understood that miu- iblers from all the southera-Germa-j stales con- ferences, which will tho Sdiiedcnmnn and landEberg that they had ueeu Informed by-the'leader ot Ihe naval division that 'could j no longer be responsible for-the se- curity or. tho life of Commander commandant of Berlin, arrested by tho Thereupon... the commissioners 'gave to certain military tako tho necessary steps to Wols. The Frellieit, organ'ot tha the Prime Minister of Great Bnlam, Lloyd beorge, -mil all rich and H of he a rt" A.S Io certain military commanded.111 lliiuouc, '.______, T mill llffll HVOlfl OO refused to accede to the Jemand of not overlook the necessity of keeping abreas! the Poles that Polish troops, be per mission from the entente nations was Ti 111 VI linos'; UUIL IIIUl eCUllUlillC M.I.I miaaiujji ii In the mcanlirne, it is said that the unusual irosi, 1 rejoice at tin: IGerman troops returning from Russia of our areatest industry and I problems ca.'ofully and without heat avoid too be anowell to polish railways. i i 11111 rvK ctfnrc ntl VP !11 look fonvaixl lo prosperous years ahead. The New Year will offer to us all many ser- ious problems for solution. The whole world is now bracing itself lo grapple wilh the immediate labors of reconstruc- tion ami re-adjustment. Wilh the great natural advantages we possess tor a pmMfo Hoirst" testimonial to Mr. in this highly lavored land we cannot fail if ire united in purpose and spirit and arc resolute n our aim. Lei us join in thanking Almighty God for all iis Crowning mercies as well as for the common personal favors we enjoy. We live in the grcaicst days of all history. The long drawn night of blood and death is passed. A glorious dawn is rising upon us, a new of Hope and Faith. Let us quil ourselves as men. I .wish you loday, Cdad Cheer, and my siuccr est wish, that the New A'car may be to all. Hi THE WEATHER Hiuh Low Forecast: l Fair and cold. nuch i on class consciousness and above all serious in Posen PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Dec. Local authorities were today gating the series of..bomb which wrecked the homes of Justico von Mcschzlsker, ot the court; Acting Superintendent of Po- ice Mills and Ernest T. Trigs, presi- dent of tho Philadelphia chamber of i commerce, late last night. AHhqugU Ihe fores of the esnlosiona was so-. great that the occupants cf the houses j were hurled from their beds scores of windows iu nearby J were shattered, no one was scr hurt. One man was arrested. It was at first reported that i the homb-i had heen set off a E. Gorman, )ire splitting up vertically into independent stal asked to send troops there and Hei Trigg izonlally and that Ibe ii placed by class war. economic policy we should sec that Ihc agricul- tural producer is not handicapped in any way, 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 Ihc Em- pire to he worked up by foreign labor inlo the fin- ished product but that the Jinishing process is earned out iit British countries. Our soldiers thought that the present and past of Canada were such that they were justified in making sacrifices for it. May ils future he worthy of its past. 3 D. C. COLKMAN. it (CONTKIUFD ON' PAGE SEVEN) Peasants Near Moscow Revolt PARIS Dec, attitude of the peasants in the region of Moscow Is alarming (he Lenlne government, accorfiins to tha Petrograd correspondent of the journal. Early In December, he reports, the peasanti actively revolted and it was a week before they were subdued. The BolihevlVI Red Guard broke down opposition with the ulmos.. The peasants were poorly armed and forced to surrender In numbers. Numeral villaoes, the correspondent ados, were des. troyed by ,-rtiltery large numbers of peasants were massacred. The 'peasants, however, the correspondent, continues, msinU'n their altltudo tf opfosition to the Bolshevlki, SOLD THOUSANDS OF FAKE ASPERIN TABLETS NEW YORK, Dec. of having manufactured and sold to. in- Auenta sufferers thousands of hoics of aspirin tablets, principally containing "Izlcnnl Joseph M. Tukay, head ot Ihe Verandah Chemical com- piny of Brooklyn, was tounil guilty tortay of vtoiatlng the sanitary code ac4 sentenced lo ihreo years in the jienltcntlary, with a fine of 5500- The sentence was the most severe ever Im- posed for such an offence. CHINESE DELEGATE -PEK1N, Dec. Press) Chinese government has ap- pointed C. T. Wang, president ot the seriate, as a delegate lo tie inlot-al- llcrl peace conference, now Mr. Wans is Caught on the Fly "ANYOXE WHO DELIBERATELY enters a house bearing a modified quarantino sljsn for Influenza mingles with those suffering from the malady, and then gees out Intecttos Uhers deserves lo be punished. Hut such infractions ot the law ars being rcade every day. I can't stand round every house In town to nrotect people cgalnst themselves and who breads quaranMoe. M I could I'd havo Iifill the people In Lctnbridge In OeVcber, M.H.O. OP THE LARGE users in town'are going to hare a "gaalefii1 New Year. The- school, board mlKMly lurtr it didn't out the goid.old coal for Fleet JwooU, OFFICIAL ENTRY INTO CONSTANTINOPLE CONSTANTINOPLE, Dec. 31 Gen. Fnnchet O'Esper- sy, commander In chiif cf the al- lied forces In Near Eail, made hit offlclM entry Into Constanti- nople Sunday, coming-from Sal- onlki on board the French cruiser Patrie, He was welcomed by the allied representatives here and the chiefs ff the Turkish army arid navy. LONDON, Dec. broke out in German Silesia on Saturday, according lo a-Berlin dispatch to the Express. Miners who are on strike have'setzed offi- cers of the companies employed, and, "under menace of loaded rifles, have compelled them to sign "all sorts of the dispatch says. It that the disorders are due to Russian Bolshevism, and there has been murdering and pillaging :in the alfected region, Silesia has been declared a Bolshevist republic, it Is cald. 111. It is [eared lhe shock of luc plosion may have a serioi liis condilion. Tho man taken Into cu his name as John. LaEferl. liy connection wilh the t vas held for further eiami day. The police say ho pick up many -the which we found on doorsle; s effect i islpdy j Ha. TWELVE KILLED LEBANON, N.J., Twelve persons were tonight and 12 olher two gas explosions banon post office, plosion blew the building and the se the walls to collapse within the building Ii Dec. !0f rib acp HAS APPENDICITIS MONTREAL. Dec. C. C Dallantyne, minister of marine and fisheries, was taken to ttio Royal Vic- toria. Hospital loday suffering from appendicitis. ATTACK SOLDI! GENEVA, Dec. 31.- Dlaorders nave vicur Ruhr valley coal fiel phallaV Germany. ,Ar attacked soldiers gu coal mines and, bot were damaged. The finally compelled to NO WEDNESDAY O 4 Wednesday being New Year's Day, there vHll be no Isaac of The Herald.