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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAfiF, FIGHT 1 � a ALLIED TERMS IN .4 3 tinur to 1 irht until i hey but onlv horavi^i1 we wi^h " 1 Vf\ thf riiiht to 1 � h >*, H R T I wnciiToarrasacrt opportnuHj\ : dependent determination f her- o�:i politick development and of a sincere welcomo iifto the society oil free nations under \nstItntio�� of her own choosing; and, more than a welcome, resistance, also of every kind Unit *he may need and mny herself desire. The tie:ttmtnt accorded Russia by her sister nation in the months to come will bo the arid test of'their Hood v. ill. ot" their t'otnprehonsion of her needs as distinguished from iheir own �inter* ests. ami of their intelligent ami un-seltisii sympathy. THE LETHBRIPGR DAILY HKRALD > l (tifrmrtwt nnd this worthy camie given considenihlo aid. Tho programme for the entertain-| ment hi as follows: ) Selection by tho Conservatory of |.M\i-iic Orchestra, under direct.on of Mr. Hnrpq'r. v J Void Dances-(a) Hornpipe, U. Maynard; (b> Highland KUiw, B. ^lo- Siu Alexander Gall Chapter I. O. |cuiium; Children i IMkbsUc (Jroup Dance, The Class; (e) T*e evening of --..cii; ami dance to I rename of Poppies, K. Southard. | be triven under tin1 auspices of tho ?ir j lY.rnr.o! 1 >:?;�.ce. M Cihbi.ns: Hi) Alexander (Jail chapter I 0.1).F. in the} Pierrot and Vierrolte, .Medicine Hat TUKSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1918 Pvlo with two violin accompaniment.; road'utf. Three - (a) Yhh-toral Dance, The Class*, (b) Inecnao Dance, G. Attreo; (O Japanese l)upn\ K, Smitunrd: (a) Kgypiinn Dance, P. Ueckor; (1)) Gypsy Dance, ,T. JsTobU>B. (a) Ounce of Spring, H. Churehf (b) Pine Oanco, 10. \Vnddiiu;ton. Nautch Scene -The visit of an Eastern Prince. Ballet of Kosod-Soloist, "Spirit the Uosc," (i. Bowman. F 1 "7 -lUdpinm. Mho whole wofld -w� agree, must bo evacuated and rest or- I Mystic Theatre. Frida.\ and Sautr-1 (Mass; (c) Toe Dance, O. Smith. a jm*! and >iahb prevail and eai'e," SiKli ;i programme, '� said. ;vuw"� d chief provo; a-.ioro- f>  . \v:\i. Profound Impress ton. The praerieal :i.ureonient ��:' fu'o.ila-nemtais in the pvt'voe[{ ,, ];,is0 funds for sovereignty which she enjoys in emu-j lh., homo for orphan ; hihlrnn in Hali-mon with all other free nations. No 1 ^ is r an sing mmii interest ftnd the Muslcul Xuniber,s Solo. Mrs. Geo. Simpson; solo viol'n. Earnest f this will ; entertainments will likely he largely 1 Chorus; Solo, Mrs. Crawford; Ladies' | serve to restore confidence among the j ^ ' ONTARIO LEGISLATURE ,�.Toroiito. Jan.'Ji.--It. wan an. uounced Officially at the jmcliu-ment ImlUItug today that I ha lOKislntnru would convene on Tuesday, February r�. Vancouver, Jan. 7.-Sergt. Major ".limmy" Uohlnson, I:.CM., hns an- nouneod himself as an indopendmit candidate for tho losfsbttttr sat! ho }>yo-eU:c/.ion in Vancouver on .January Hrw. Rulph Smith also I,; in tho. field us. an independent enmlidi'tc, Tho tTovonmiont and opposition have Ink-! en no formal action as, yet regarding ; their reprc�ontation. i nations in the laws which they have t themselves set ant! determined for*tlie only. ccclt (intr with snrfioient de- i.^ovemment of iheir relation^ with J ke it clear what sort of fa CCS rile demands of her Socialists for abandonment of any p"Oi*ranime of annxa:iv'.n> an I :miemnt;ies and also faces the failure >>i the peace aei;oiia-ticms at Brefrt-l.itovsk the president's d iT- Kivms p^aee term? and en* Lloyd Oor.te's sia'ements. Chairman Stone of the senate foreign relations committee declared he �was in full agreement with the president, while oilier senators referred to the' address as ''the best thing- the president has don>." and" his greatest paper." Chairman Flood of the house foreign relations committee declared the address would earrv encouragement to saries of the central powers, no uucer- ; peace"-of the � world for nearly fifty ! tHimy of principle, no vagueness of do-, ycars should be-righted, in order that j tail. The only secrecy of conditions.! peace mav once more be made secure j with Germany and her allies. Th sties of life and death Iiang noon these definitions. No statesman who has the least conception of his responsibility oiifiht for a moment to permit himself to enntiue this tragical and appalling outpouring of blood ami treasure un- 4 ! �T f\ the allies and par*icularly eneouro. and hearten the Russians. The President's Speech Washington. .Ian. eople of the United States would ascertaining whether it may be po=- \ me t0 respond with utter simplic-sible to extend these parleys into a | ir>* and frankness. Whether their prer-general conference with regard *o ; ent leaders believe it or not. it is our terms of peace and settlement. The .heartfelt desire and hope that some pc the only lack of fearless frankness, ( |n the interest of all. j the only failure to mnk" definite state-! _\ readjustment of the frontiers , meiu of the object of the war. lies i of Ualy should be effected along clearly recognizable lines of nationality. "in-The peoples of Austria-Hun- j gary. whoso place among the nations j we wish to see safeguarded and as- j sured he accorded the freest opportunity of autonomous development. "11 - Rumania. Serbia and Montene-less he is sure beyond a peradventuro j Kro sii0llu\ be evacuated: occupied ter-ihai the objects of the vital sacrifice are part and parcel' of the very life of society and that the people for whom ht- speaks thinks them right and imperative as he does. "There is. moreover, a voices-calling for the^e definitions of principle imd of purpose which is. it seems to me, more thrilling and more compelling than any of the ;r;niy moving voice-; with which the troubled air of tho world is filled. It is the voice of the Russian people. They are prostrate ;vnd all hut helpless, it would seem, before the grim power of tlermany, which has hitherto known no relenting sod no pity. Their power, apparently, is shattered. And yet their soul is not subservient. They will not yield effiler in principle or notion. Their perception of what is right, of what is humane arid honorable for them to accept, has been stated with a frankness, a largeness of view, a generosity of spirit and a universal human sympathy which must challenge cite admimrion of every friend of mankind; and tliey have refused to compound their ideals or desert others that they themselves may he safe. They call to us to say what it is that we desire, in what, if in ritorics restored; Serbia accorded free and secure access to the sea and the relations of the several Balkan states to another, determined by friendly counsel along^ historically established lines of allegiance and nationality am! international guarantees of the political and economic independence and i territorial integrity of the seVeral I Balkan states should be entered into. I *'111-The Turkish portions of the j present Ottoman Kmpire should he j assured a secure sovereignty, but the other nationalities which are now under Turkish rule should be assured an undoubted security of life and an absolutely unmolested opportunity of autonomous development, and the Dar- i uanelles should be permanently o-pen- j ed as a free passage to the ships an I ' commerce of all nations under inter-; national guarantees. ! '"l.'l-An independent Polish state 1 should be erected which should include I the territories inhabited by indisput- ; ably Polish populations, which should] be assured a free and secure access to j he sea and whose political and economic independence and territorial in- i 4 Russian representatives presented not only a perfectly definite statement of tho principles upon which they would be willing to conclude peace, hut also an equally definite program of the concrete application of those principles The. representatives of the centwl powers, on their part, presented an outline of settlement, which, if much less definite susceptible of liberal interpretation until their specific program of practical terms was added. That program proposed no concessions at all. etihev to sovereignty of Kussi.i or to iite preferences of the popula-tion "with whose fortunes it dealt but meant in a word that the central empire-, werp to keep every foot of territory their armed force.- had occupied -every province, every city, everv point of vantage-as a permanent addition to their ipj-j'ituries and their power, it is a re�.*r liable conjecture that the general prineipie.-! of settlement which they at first suggested originated with the more liberal states- I men of (Jennany ami Austria, the men who have begvn to feel the force ; of their'own peoples thought and purpose, while the concrete terms of actu-h\ settlement came, from the military leaders, who have no thought but to : keep what rhry have got. The negoti- = ations have been broken off. The Bus- ' sian representatives were sincere and 1 in earnest. They cunnot entertain such , iVopcshis of conquest and domina-; lion. Full of Significance ( "Tlw whole incident is full cf signi- , finance. It is also full of perplexity, j With whom are the Russian represen- tegrity should be guaranteed by inter- j national covenant. "14-A general association of nations must be formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording | mutual guarantees''of political inde- j pendence and territorial iutegrity to j greak and small nations alike. In re-j gard* to these essential, rectifications ^ way may be opened whereby we may 0f assertions of right, we feel ourselves! be privileged to assist the people of ! to bp irUimate partners of all the gov- j Ktissia to attain their utmost hope of '^M1,�fl�f0 nJHrtT-,*�,i *n.t liberty and ordered peace. "If will be our wish and purpose that the processes of peace, when they are b?gun. shall he absolutely open, and that they shall involve and-permit hrnceforth no secret understandings of any kind. The day of conquest and aggrandisement is gone by; so is also the day of secret covenants entered into in the interest r>f particular governments and likely at some unlooked for moment to upset the peace o hope of sernments and peoples associated together against the imperialists. We the world. -.It is this happy tact, now clear to the view of every public man whose thoughts do not still linger in an age that is dead and gone, which makes it possible- for every nation whose purposes are consistent with justice and the peace, of the world to avow now or at any other time the objects it has in view. Why We Are In the War *YVe entered this war because violations of right has occurred which touched us to the quick and made the life of our own people impossible unless they were corrected and the world secured once for all against their recurrence. What we demand in this war. therefore, is-nothing peculiar to cannot be separated in interest or di-j vided in purpose. We stand together until the end. Willing to Fight For Thit "For such arrangements and covenants we are willing to fight and "Continue to "fight until they are achieved; . but only because we wish tfce right , to prevail and desire a just and stable: peace, such as can,he secured only hyi removing the chief provocations t o! ticularly that it may be safe for every peao*-loving nation which, like our ; own, wishes to live its own life, deter-' mine its own institutions, be assured : of justice, and fair dealings by the. other peopies of the world, as against, force and selfish aggression. All the i tatives dealing-:* For whom are the j peoples of the world are in effect part- ; representatives of the central empires ' ners in this interest and for our own' apeaking? Are they speaking for the ; part we, see very clearly that unless majorities of their respective parlia- i justice be done to others it will not be ments. or for the minority parties, thai j done to us. The program of the military o.nd imperialistic minority world's peace, therefore, in our � pro-whieh has ao far dominated* their gram, and that program, the only pos-; whole policy and controlled the affairs j sible program, as we see it. is this; j of Turkey and of the Balkan states, j ]-Open covenants of peace, open-I which have, felt obliged to become j]v arrived at, after which there shall' their associates in this war'? The ; nc no private individual dealings of Russian representatives have insisted, j any kind but diplomacy shall proceed very justly, very wisely, and in the (always and frankly and in the public true /spirit oi modern democracy thatjvW:*. the conferences they have 1)een hold-! ing with tlu? Teutonic and Turkish war, which this program does re- t jnove. , ' I We have no jealousy of German j greatness, and there is nothing in this programme that impairs it. We grudge her no achievement or distinction of i learning or of\ pacific enterprise such as have made her record very bright and very enviable. We do not to injure her or to block in any way her legitimate influence?or power. We do not wish to fight her either with J arms or with hostile arrangements ofj trade, if she is willing to associate herself with us and the other peace-loving nations of the-world in covenants of justice and law and fair dealing. We wish her only to accept a ourselves. It is that the world be � Place of equality among the peoples of made fit and safe to live in: and par-: the world-the new world in which we now live-instead of a place of mastery. statesmen should be held within open, not cloved doors and all the world has fcaen a-miem-p as was desired. To ) Whom havr- wo been listening thej|? 'To Uio.-o* who speak the spirit and intention of the resolutions of the German reichstag of the ninth of July last, rhe spirit and intention of the liberal leaders and parties of Germany, or to those who resint and defv that spirit and intention and insist upon conquest and subjugation? Or are we listening, in fact, to both, unreconciled and in open and hopeless contradiction? Thesp are vpry serious and pregnant questions, l.'pon the answer to them depends the peace of the wo�*ld. Respond to Challenge "But whatever the resuits of the parleys at Brest-Li to vsk. whatever the confusions of counsel and or purpose in the utterancep of the spokesmen of the central empires, they have, again attempted to acquire their objects in the war and have again challenged their adversarie Ottawa, Jan. 7.--Sir Thomas White has had an order-in-council passed appointing Thomas A. Bradshaw, commissioner of finance and city treasurer of Toronto, as his assistant to obtain information and advise with the minister as to the administration ot the recent order-in-council relating to the issue 'and sale of securities in Canada, Mr. Bradshaw's services will I be honorary and without *" remunera-The removal, go far as possible. ; lion. He is one of the best qualified of all economic barriers and tho estab- ' experts upon municipal securities and lishment. of an equality of trade condi- ' finance in Canada, t/ons among all the nations consenting i Protest from Saskatchewon -Absolute freedom of navigation upon the seas, outside territorial waters, alike in peace and in war, except as these' may be closed in whole or in part by international action for the enforcements of international covenants. to tho peace and /associating themselves for its maintenance. * "�J-Adequate guarantees given and taken that national armaments will be reduced to the lowest, point consistent with domestic safety.. ^ ""�-A fret-, open minded, and absolutely impartial adjustment bf all colonies claims, based upon a strict. or>-f/jervance of the principle that in determining all such questions of sovereignty the interests of the populations concerned must have equal w::igl�t with the orpiitiibie claims of the government, whoa* iHle Is to be determined. "C-The (� vacuafion of nil Kusmau territory and Mich a settlement of all f;s Ottawa, Jan. S.-Hon. Edward j Brown, provincial treasurer of Mani-! toba. and Hon. C. W. Dunning, pro-1 vincial treasurer of Saskatchewan, who have been here since yesterday, bail a conference this morning with i Sir Thomas White and discussed fln-j anc.ial matters, including the recent; order-in-council demanding federal | control of provincial and m^nicip^l i bojid issues. Saskatchewan has made a formal protest against the order, but it is not believed that the province .will carry its opposition to tho courts. a to say. what their objects are and what sort of smitic- \ questions affecting I.'ussia ment they would deem just and sails fact cry. There is no'^oud reamm why tbat challenge should not be respond- DRIVEN BACK Paris. Jan. 8.-German t�oops which will se-i attempted to advance ""on the Verdun euro Hie best and truest er>-opera.tion . front after a bombardment, were iriv-ot me o.her nations >', th,. world :n ) *n back bv the Frenen fl* tut nU-ht, obtaining for her an unhampered and'! it is announced o/niHsJltf." LOOKING 4" ---*--- f}F course you have said this to yourself as you havs picked a certain 4 is Natural-appearances letter out of your morning's miil. make the first impression on all of us, and it's wise to remember it when ordering Stationery. I AS \ DECfSI ON r T EV 1 \ ENCE E "Original treatine*... to he the outstanding feature of the group of specimens from tire Letlibridgc Herald. The samples seem to stand out prominently m on account of the uniqueness, and pleasing typography. Among other specimens is a booklet that is handled admirably. The cover shows a pleasing* design/* Printer and Publisher, Toronto. HTHIS O/fice is competent to giv2 you the highest grade of work. We 1 1 our business on the foundation of good work-doing it well and doing it promptly. We can handle every kind of Printings book, catalogue, ofiice systems, stationery, etc., and equipped to do the highest grade of work.. with the Printers the Herald entry was awar Open Competition Canada r Department cl the Sixth A CUSTOMER SAYS--('Could get work sooner at this end, but you out better work than we turning can get anywhere. Last job was O.K. to the letter. tt 1 * n MAKERS OF RUBBER STAMPS i I 5 I - 4 -1 T � t I ;