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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JLUMK XI. -------------�----- o � ? fl- � govt; sells tractors to farmers at cost LETHBIUDGE, ALBEUTA. WEDXKSDAY. FEI3IUAKY l.J, XIIMHEK /)� U.S.I1!;: [Does Not Mention Wilson Speech in Open^ing Address in the Commons fel SAYS CZERNIN OFFERS NO REAL BASIS FOR PEACE Linulon, Fftb. 13.-Parlitiraui�t vc-as' aeinblotl yesterday on tiptoe with curiosity as to how Proniier Uoyd George �would meet President Wilson's latest declaration and the dlssatlBfactiou inanlfofitod by a section of the pi'ess and pnblli; over the Versailles conn (ill, and also as to how-far Herbert jAsquith, tlio ^former premier, would respond-to the /demand oC th(3 ex treme wing of his followers for tliu ahundonment of (lie jiolloy of ben evoleheo'^ toward the government in favor: of active opposition based on appvoviil of the general war policy and especially the enlnrKomenl nt the functions of,the supreme war council . Notable Contrast Perhaps the most notable thine 'was the contrast in the speeches ' of the former premier with reference to I'rasidont Wilson's speech. While Mr Asqulth endorsed fully the president's view, Premier Lloyd George did liot even niontlon Mr. Wilson's Inst speech and declined to see in Count Czcr iiin's statement any nearer approach to reasonable terms than in Count Von Hcrtiing's. Moreover, the preni ier riigardod the German chancellor's demand that Great JJrItnin give up lier coaling stations as proving fully that the controllers of German policy were In no mpod to discuss reasonable terras of peacc.^/ Tlip question of enlarging on the slatu's of the Versailles council led to n little scoue between the premier and Mr. A'squith and throughout hia re marks about the council, the premier was subjected to a running fire of .lieckllng.'punctuuted with'loud cheeri from extretrie iilberals,- many of |vhom In suBhequont speeches made Strong attacks on tto.T)refflci'~regard ring his alleged connection with tli 1 pi-ess.__..............._. , i Admiral.Slr.HedWorth Meux invilod the premier to get rid of his privat socretaries and also the press, which was hanging around lila neck "like an albatross." Willie the Versailles conference was under discussion the premier was also I met by constant cries of "don ' divulge," At one point Andrew . Bonar liaw cliancellor of the exchcnuer, Intorpos I ing to deny that ]'"'iold Marshal Halg I or Gen. Robertson had been dismissed or resigned and being closely pressed |,by a heckler, added: "As far as I know." The house then adjourned and thus far no motion of want of ^confidence in the government has been placed on [ paper.' , Supports Wilson View ' London, Ii"ob. IS.-If anything is needed to emp lasizo the diplomatic wisdom of Pres dent Wilson's speech, the Daily News says,) it would be supplied by a.contract between the pria* I ciples laid down in Washington and the principles laid down in VeiBalUos. It adds: "Ifr/)ni the bankrupt slatosntanshii) of tho allied conference has emerged V'-It Is in effect a rq-assertlon of the 1 ckout blow decision. "No declaration of war alms is formulated. ^Distinction between the spoechos of Von .Hortliug and Czernin is recognized. / "The keynote -of tUc prosident's spooch is the policy of tho open door, peace is waiting as soon as the central powers are ready." The Daily Telegraph says that tho president's address is a most admlr-ablo presentation of tho world's case against tho central jiiitocracjes, given Iti unanswerably clear and precise term a, . ? ? ? Koglnn,' Saslc.,'Fob. 12.-Announcement that the government was buying one thousand tractors and selling them to the fnriuers at cost was communicated to the Grain Growers In eouvoHtlon hero tonight and received with; every demonstration of approval. ARENOmiFIED WITH RUSS. PEACE Uelievc Chaos Will Continue With Necessity For Guarding East Front Possibility. of Calling Out Further Classes for Sei^ice Is Considered  : ; ? ; : o- : : : > : : � � ,j, Am�terdam, Feb. 13,-The Berlin Taoeblatt says that the cent-' ral powers have addressed a demand to Rumania to enter peace negotiations and requested an answer by this evening. The newarison camps in Siberia, 'i'hoy are liow at Jliikdon on their way to Dalpy and Japan, whence they will return to Kiiropo by way ot America. SILENCE FROM PETROGRAD Toronto, Feb. 13.-A special cable despatch to the Globe'from London says:, "The Daily Tolograph points out' that for nearly six days there has been no news whatever' >vltU regard to the situation in Potrograd. The last telegrams coming direct from Potrograd were dispatched last'Wednesday. The qause of the protracted sllenco Is unkni>wu. - Humors were again cufi.'Bnt yesterday of a volient outbreak against the BolshovikI but these, cannot bo confirmed," Allies Are Prepared , Patils, Feb. 12.-The news that ' Russia Is laying down her arms and has declared paace with the central powers Is net considered ^ here to have changed the war tit- condition. Britiiher Tells U. S. Labor Meh They Have Little Concep-i tion of Their Task unltl, twelve, months' actual use in Canada." This order in council wlllprovldo that now settlers coming to Canada may bring with them their truotor^ largo or small, steam or gas, autbtno-biles, etc.,. provided they havo been owned for six months prior to coming' to Canada and are brought In tlie et-foots with which' tho settler ori^ip; ally crosses tho llno,\ The Herald In talking to Mr. Floy* of the Ohio ParminB Co., tho other day learned that Mr. Floyd would hiiVo liked to have brought across his Stvif:: car but at that time would have bad to pay $950 duty. If he brings It aorotis with.his Bottlers',effects now he'can enter it,freQ�f duty. This order \wlll arrival, iiM 8halLtfioftb6.7^?(iid. or dis-i thortl'ore help considerably in: imiuv _ � .: � . . mil:. � jBURNED AT STAKE . iSstUle Springs, Tonu., Feb, 13.- Jini Mcllherron, a iiogio, who shot and killed two while men hero last Friday, waft burned at the stake here last night attei' a confession had been forc-o^.Jjrpm.him by application,of red,hot Irons'. "  BADLY INJURED ' ' Fort Worlh, Texas, FoT), 13.-Second LleuL Peyton C. March, Jr., son of Major-Qenerai Pevton 0. March; suf-tero'(j| a fractured skull yesterday af-ternodj\ when his airplane'fell at Tal laferro Field; He Is said to have araall chance of recovery. ^ WBA1WBR Hl�h !............/"V'-v^ Uow'...;........... �..... . Ofioast-Fair and colder. ---- -------------------------�. '. ,.;~-: -rr--r Repli ies 1 * to Chai:^es of Rev. Dr. FergiisHini Writing under date ot February, 11., iiis nccu:o ..'4'; 'Is * 4."'' vv"^ New York, Feb. 13.-War. and its effect upon iminstrial workers wau" dlscuas^d'at admass meotlnglast night , "We do not want war,'' /Mr. DuiUian said, "Wo did not invite it, anU iuivL that we have suffered by it, woarj)', not prepared to let tho eneiuy "ukultb) ihe terms ot peace," 13 262264 7735 20 ;