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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta DFPOSF WkJij COPENHAGEN. Jan- 7.-Nlkol.l Russia, has been arrested at the comrr.ir.d of Leon Trolly rnlnlsteor war and marine, has made himcelf dictator, accordion lo a Mo.cow d ished to continue the reign of Red terro But All Indicate s Are Well Arm- Fight For Possession Vilnaj i Event of Defeat ai Arcil- angel. PITTSBURO, Pa., Jan, I persons are dead today and a score i of others sulfering from injuries j as the result of a spectacular fire and explosion which wrecked a film exchange building on Penn- sylvania avenue late last night. The damage is estimated at COMl'LETE HHKT TKANSCONTINENT FLIGHT f.UMEOLA. H. Y., arrr.y slrplancp, under tho com- mind c.f Major Albert D. Smith, Isnded at FUld at 5.30 o'clock yesterday afternoon, com- pleting the first transcontinental filahl evar Although tlie planes started from San Dieno, Calif., on Decem- ber 4, the actual flying lime for the trip was onty 53 hours. Major Smith explained that the squadron had been com- pelled to remain Inactive for three x weeks because of adverse weather conditions. crnnient troops which have been brought lo the centre, of Iho city nml concentrated near ihe chan- cellor's palace. Meagre Reports LONDON, Jan. disloca- tion of the- telegraph service lias prevented anything more than meagre and scattered veiiorls of what has been happening in Uer- lili. getting through, but all the dispatches agree that severe struct nshliiiE urcurrerl on Tues- day. 'flic fir.-.: rlicountcrs between tlie government and tiic Kpar- ta.can forces occurri-ii rm Kiniilr.y in -front of the Kaise'.hof Hotel, when one pcrsmi wr.s Uillea and -.vero AI-- coruing to an eye-wimesa. son-.e of tho iroops luniKil aaaiilft the trnmenl and olhcrs rctused lo obey tho snvernnir :it's orders to recjiplure the of the bureau. Iho semi niriciiil new? ageney. On the otiier hand. u nia-.-iiie division is ftiilcil to he s-ui'iirirtirig tlie govrrrnnient. Tlie h'l-art.-ifanfl refused all of- frrs government to ucgol- lale and were attaching t'.ie for- fljn tlio clianccllor's acis and other biiildinga nf HM inillblrv on Monday, when IS per- son? ale vrpoi'tcil to have bcea i Well Arme.d f Til" Siiunacans. at the hitott wen- I'.oliliilK Ihe royal slr.blcs anil Ihe polite lieadquar- over wiuise tenure of nflice the laleM tronliie ha.l catlierc.i niiantities of ormb. whili; utlier Siiariucan siippnrters were with arms mill nvjnllions they when they seized Ihe annuals am! mnni'ion depots at Spandau. Offers Aid (icn. Groencr, who was recently dismissed by the government fn.1 alleged complicity in a royalist plot, Is said to have offered to oc- cupy the capital with -10 reliable divisions. Agairts! Delays in England in Demobilization oC i Forces j Jan. obiecl- l ins to delay in the demobilization of the British armies engaged in farther (demonstrations today. Tnc vl.'iliity of Ihts office was invaded by lor-' ries filler! with men ani by mari-hinf; JEdldieri. Tliey canie from the Sliore- j ham Many of them were on jle.ive from Saloniki and objecicil to i being sent back. i On the sides of the lorries were j i signs "Get u u.ovc on." won tlifi ivnr. give 1J3 our en willi'lli Lloyd ani] 'ether similar sentiments. The men were 'generally well behaved ar.il troaieil I matter they j refused to disperse until a deputation [was seen by ofiidjls who nsfiirctl Hliom Iliai VifCiMint and den. i Sir William Hobertson were tlien in uonfcrrnce with tin: sovcrnment on tin: grievances advanced by the sol-j Idlers. j T'ne public is gt-ucifilly ilisnlayinc jftill sympathy with the troops, but, Glorious Achievements oi British Army in Last Days of War Set Forth by Sii; Douglas Haig. j I.O.MJO.V. Jan. Mar-> sUal Sir Douglas Haig. whose re- port en operations from the end of April until the end of hostili- ties was made public hem 10- uigat, nays blsh tribute to Mar- shal Vocli, commander-In-chief of -.In: allied In concluding I'.is report the field ro; e: "At ihe moment when ibc final triumph of tlie allied cause is as- sured, we and all others of the. J allied ami associated anr.ieF- can lool; br.ck on the years that have gone-with satisfaction undimnied 5 liy any bint of discord or conHict of interest anil ideals. Kcvv alli- ances of the past cflll boast of such a _rec-ord. Few can showi a purpose ciore akd faitiifully pursued or so fnily ail'l gloriously realized. the complete unity and bar- inony of our acliou Is to..-be., ascribed lo the Justice ofv onr cause, it is duo to the absolute loyalty with which that cause has been pursued those en- trusted with tho conlfol ol the different allied armies which, fovglit side by side with oiirs." The report takes uu in detail the fighting on various parts of the IlritiEh trout, ivbich, the fiqld marshal states, iras carried on as a part of. the grand plan of the _ campaign laid down by the allied in-rh At the close ot oiierations, the report declared: "In tlie decisive contests in tho period covered hy report, the strongest and most vital parts of the enemy's front bis lateral'communications were, cut and his best diviilona were fought to a standstill. On the dif- ferent battle fronts the British took 1ST.OOO prisoners and 2S50 guns, bringing the lotal number o; prisoners captured during tli'j 'year to over liOl.OtlO. These re suits were achieved by 50 fight- ing divisions, which in the course of tho three months1 battle en 'gaged and defeated 03 separate German divisions. When tbe ar- mistice was signed hy Ihe enemy' his defensive powers bad already been definitely destroyed. Con- tinuance o! hostilities wounl have meant only disaster to the Ger. man armies and an armed Inva- sion of Germany.'1 AI-1'HONSO TO VISIT SOUTH AMEUIC.V ihe move influential newspapers do I not hl'silatc lo tell them that they are-acting Inadvisedly in taking Ilisirj present corn-si'. Premier I.Ioyd (ieargo letnrneil lo: M.oiiilon from Yi'nles loilay and Ii cs-] DENOUNCES CONDITIONS BUENOS AYRES, Jan. King Alphonso of Spain, it was reported from Madrid, has Glared in an IntervieW that he hoped to visit the republics of Soulh America soon. The added, "They.ar.d we are called upon to'piay a bij part In the fu- ture history of the vwrld." rar.....einr.blltatuin of. GlRUSi TOHONTC. re I TUB WKATHER hose men can he spared before j trcr.ls1 nf i? signed. j war ufrtiv isaucil to-1 l.iay print? a.i by Major-Cen. j i Kidding, nf the 'district, to abi-enihled in tin'1 riffiee loilay. ile ab- j I Kdlulely declined lo consi.ler sriov- Mibmit'.eil in sncli a manner by 'ihe trooivs anil laid them they must 1 bring their objections to thcfr own J lieadfinarters nnd to their command-! !ins officers. The government lias a fur- ithei- espl.inntory statemeLt eoiiceru- 1 ins tlcmoblliiation. I! r.nnouncKd that from a to he fixed no offi- cer or in France will.lie. al- lowed lo come to England on leave i escci.f on- tin; distinct nmUrsLimling hat he will return to France at the TORONTO, Jan. gallon by Miss E. H. Dempsey. .1R organizer of the American Farier- alion of Labor, who has Toronto for some time oi'ganlzific waitresses in restaurants and hotefs, reveals what she declares is an intolerable state of affairs. The highest paid to any vwiiresi, according to Miss Uenip- sey, is 69 cents Q day, if she rootns in .hotel, and 83 cents a day if she provides her own MEATLESS DAYS IN NORWAV CUKISTfANIA, Jan. Nor-, ivc-gian commisaion will soon High Low...... Forccait: Fair and-rnild. 5l'ciidraTion of his leave, and lhal sue n. decree establishlnK three.meal- 35 in protexi whatever will he be dls- lef.i days n week in hotels aiul j ctiarsn-l duriiiK leavu, mils, it-is announced hcra. _ ;