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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 18, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta XII. Al.BKUTA, TUICSIUY, FKIHU'AKY IS. I'.n'.l NTMBEK 58 WHINE UNDER THE TICE I WORK Empire Tribute Leader as One of Greatest Statesmen to Get Down" to London Papers Pay High Tribute to Late Sir adian Press of All Political Colors Unanimous in Prais- ing His High Qualities of Statesmanship. lion atuung the Canadian iicorile which few others have attr.itieij. "At Ihls sad rnoraepl every i-itizon of tills Dominion, regardless of race. party or perBonal jiredilecUon will join In- recognition of the loss which Canada has tm.sUinetl iu the Feb. (Canadian Press to misunderstanding, it alway.i ,jcaih Of Wilfrid Lander." spatch, via papers sincere and inspired by his disinterest.- PREMIER MURRAY publish long obituaries and tributes Jed passion for his country." to Sir WllfrM Laurier, Tho Times says: "Canada loses in reaching his own his authority with his own fcoplc of disfigured in counlenance, but Quebec-nil these attributes gave him h-js own.raturol gifts of rough a imfaue position in public life. oratory, fanned into white heat of Toronto Globe [fiery passionate utterance by the sights TOHOVTO, Feb. Globe ]iQ had seen. says: "Canadians mourn today the! Tiierclvlll be no reserved seats antl greatest Canadian ot his generation, 1 no ndmlasion to hear this stricken amid Ihc manifold activities nian. A monster crowd is expected, Silver 'collection taken to defray expenses. will ;ie said that iMarehal -Foch-hpd .dp-' clared'that the 'first artlclo ot the ngreemtnt was" a.inirelv military ,rdea- suro would have no! political .et- Unsucctssful L'rxlierger, it.-fs saM, Affirm Principle of Priority of Veterans In Securing ot Employment special jotnt committee of veterans anil mine work- that wore lits as leader ol thR sillon, j Those of his old friends and asso-1 elates ivlio parted with Itim on tbo conscription issue, recognized that in liis opposition to tbat measure, Sir Wilfrid folt lie was following along the Hue of historic Liberalism, and had not confidence that It he casi loose into tho tide ho would ever find again so good a mooring. Know- Ing .hle'liafalt of thought, there was no bitterness on the part-of those who could no longer follow-, and Trtio be- Keyed thtvt in a world where nil things were changing with Inconceivable ra- pidity, Liberalism could not remain immovanle and unresponsive. "Sir place In his- lory is secure. "None can liopo lo win or Iiotd the rlnc" in Ihe love and admira- crg appointed by Ihc United Mine lion of the French-Canadians that workers' convention 61 District IS. has been liis since tho far-off days Sat for several hours Monday night when be first entered the legislature and drafted a resolution recommend- ot Quebec. a basis for.the reinsiatcmcnt of "Ami, Sir Wilfrid's intMence In returned soldiers and n basis for ]iol- Qucucc lias bten unmhlnfcably for between veterans good. He fought a good fight against and mine workers, winch will ba pre- clerical domination when political Un- senled to Ilie convention this morning, crallam anathema In hleb places. The resolution cleat y concedes the lie strove manfully against the separ- Priority rieliU o I a new cm- Mist tendencies that wore disclosed Payment as well as former cmptoj- diirintf thn reelmc ment nnd UesnRnHs mctr compete 10.- during the' instalemcnt in their former positions Mail and Empire wherever possible. It emphasizes the By life magnetism he wns able to necessity for co-operation ami lays ;i in the same party camp elements clear basis for mutual understanding of (ho population supporting policies on all essential matters, on. which at heart they were not agreed. Sir Wilfrid had courage, but he relied more upon tact Ho had WBA'i ilc-K his own theory of the uest -way of po- ti tiiif S3 Httcally managing his views ftj, New Form of liarbarism Being Adopted by Bolshevik! Now Feb. H ha3 been learned Erom various reliable sources, says neuter's, that the situation in [Pclrograd and Moscow thne weeUs ago was worscj than ever. Executions were being continued in the prisons, and often were carried oui to the lively strains of a regimental band, the victims being lined up at the edge of n long ojjfm grave and shot by LfiUisft soldiers. "Tbe lot oE the eays Hettler's. "is despcrale ttntler the Bolshevik regime. food situa- tion in Vctrograil gone from bad (o worse. Hundreds of persons are dying weeWys and tho present popu- lation 5s little more than ing tinsniccesslul in obtaining any de- finite promise for the release of'Ger-1 mail. pf isb.n ere, although Marshal Foch expressed -liis willingness -to submit (h'c plea' to the supreme war" council ol the alUes, After saying that" ho signet! the agreement 'In" accordance with tho government's instructions, after handing to Marshal Foch his pro- test. Erzbcrger'sald: "Tiiis is tho message, little gratify-'' Ing in itself, which 1 have had to bring. The world knows Germany doc's not wish and is unable, to con- duct a fresh 'war, but, (bough it is possible to render ns defenseless, WES must not be made honorless." A Hard Time LONDON. Feb. Mathias ETZ- bcrger bus relumed to Weimar from reves, according; to a. German ess message picked up here. Follow-' ng his return, he before Om ational assembly, and read tho text 3f th'J new armistice agreement. After ho had finished reading, Erzbercer 1s enorted to have said: "I do not wish any member of this house to ever hare to live through nch heavy hours as it was my falo o live at Troves. Tho German com- mission's activity was 'kepi to tho narrowest limita, as Marshal Foch rte- to extend the period and de- rlarttl he was unaWe to alter anrihJng n the stipulations since the conditions lad been framed by the chiefs of tho illied governments. Jlarahal Foch's In- terpreter slated ,that tho winter. A Unit a U not bringing sutb n good prifc Hawaii expected cither, hut Is [___9_ne 6f W i til) ranging from ?24 (o ?28 a ton. I ConlinuciTon Five. tliat ffn.illy nnxlucetf ft split in his parly, one running along Ihe racial line. "If he had been as eouud on the Forecast; Fair and warmer. RETURNS TO FRANCE MARCH olilo or national and Imperial policy) PAUIS, Feb. Temps lociay as-lie was strong In tho personal'gare Mnvch S as Ihc dale on which riualitlca of leadership, he would have .I'rcMdcnt Wilson la expected to ar- been one of the greatest ot hla [rive in Franco after, his visit to J United- States, STOCKHOLM, Feb. differences of opinion, have arisen between Ihc Moscow soviet, head- ed by Len'ms, and the Pfitrogrftd soviet, headed by Leon Trotsky, over the allied proposal for a conference on the Prince's Islands, according to a dispatch from Helsingfors, as ajiprovctl the coaditioos ol new armistice." Military and Naval Termi Feb. com- nlssion of the supreme council, charg- ed with drafting (he terms of'a finite armistice, which -will hold good until the peace preliminaries aro signed has almost completed Its taslt, and it (s possible, says (ho Havas dispatch, that Marshal Foch wiH be ahlo to notify the Germans on Thurs- day or Friday of tho military and naval terms which, will be essentially those of tho preliminary peace treaty. It is understood lhat tho terms will Inclndo terms by which Germany will allowed to maintain only under arms lo keep order. All war material beyond what Is necessary to equip these troopa would, according tti reports, bo placed under control ol tho alllea, who will also hold Germany's munition factories. WANT A RECOUNT ST. CATHARINES, Out., Feb. Labor party have taken steps to nave a recount of Satur- day's bye election for the legisla- ture, In which F, R, Parntll is said to be elected by 168 major- ity, W. M, of Wei land, was'today restrained to act {or Louden, the-labor candi- date, In the recount proceedings, and the necessary papers' in process of oreparation for filing, tomorrow, Feb. British" mindly have offered, as a girt to tho Canadian naval forces, two submarines now at Rerrauda. Sir Robert In behalf of the- Dominion, accepted tho offer, Tho lords commissioners of Ihc admir.ilty trilat that this gift will bo accepted as some recognition of the great contribution made to Ihe de- fense of the Kinpiro by (be Canadlam naval forces in the course ot lUc war, ;