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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMK XI. DKCEMBEH 26, 1917. XL'MUKU 13 SUWiiS OEM! 0 URQE TURKEY TO MAKE PEACE. v Bombay, Dec. lloa- ft bay Tlmej hai received a. let- ter froBa an Indian stateemau 4 of podtion, pointing oul Hal thb boarl of .Moilerj, In- dia, li cileved to'llud that the principal lalattlc Elnlo Is war- rial uilnsl the British empire and flUgKesilnK that liiii'iu Moslems should jointly uriee on Turkey the desIrablUly of Greatly Cheered by News N That Nation Is Behind Them in Fight SEND A CHEERY JWESSAGE HOME Canadian Army Headquarters. Dec. Iho Canadian Oreraeas Cor- our comrades and frlende In support In Canada, this Christmas message. Is from Iho Cana- dian corps from every division, bri- gade, battalion "and man. It la our deefiy slnctro wlsli-for year oC fu- ture happiness ami for our early raun- GOODFEILOWSRIND MUGHTHAPPISS lOMANYFUMIUES A total of 1300 Wai toraed over lo the N'urilnc Ulialon by Die HeraM as a o( yearly Goodtellova' Ohrlitnua fund A almllar Vha't 'the race ie- amount waa lait year. The fol- hlnO'us is of suel! slrcssih and inaz- lowing further acVnowledBement3 nllude tbat Jl nill Ineplro each of ui Miss AIU Hufnfr, (p greater deeds and will surely lead ua to the goal of victory, peace ami tome." Such la the message lo the Uomin S. J- Shepherd, 15.00; Matter Hlllnrd Aleiaoder, 25c; P. I.uud, (3.00; o fr'end J1.50. "Thero hu never before In the his ion Iron. Its flgblinK men In Prance o! He InBtllutlou, been a Christ- Mexicans Raid Border Town, Kill an American i M.rtm, TWM, OK. Fighting In of Uifttd Other Allied Countries Must Up Great Shortage for This Brave Nation MUST DROP OUT IF NOT WELL SUPPLIED diy here and Mwleam thi 1_ C. Brtte it killing MV fhi.l itaae drlw. hie torn of the 8rrU ranch. El Paw, Teua. Welch, u Aojerkan, driver of a nmJl stagey was hauled and hlj Ibraal cut yesterday by Mexicans .who croaaed the tke border town, Cu- delarla, up the mall Alter twins the driver .the raJdera looted the null-tacts. The body of I rvas'tafcen to Valentine, Texu. Undon, Dec. 2C.-Caplaln Sir according to a Islegrara received. Two today were guarding alt outlets to Van Home Canyon, 100 Mex- bacdhts. croesed ILe American border on morning, raided Ihe poctofllce rmd ccacml slorc on the Uritt Rancb. 27 miles southeast ot bere, killed Michael Wclcn. a veteran ttace driver, and bis two .Meitcmi irounded Sam loan of the ranch, and carried away j 4 boolj eilltqaled to bo worth jv the bandits had jiassed Ihft Rid Rock., which rises abruptly Toronto. Dec. ly- ing at the Do.nl of in. the general hospital since Satur- more than 1.000 iiet above the day. Miss Slarion Sloue, Grande, soldiers who were lu close pbriull tired many rounds at them and ue reported "to tuva killed and v rounded many of lUe Mulcana. ibool the bandlla to fiban- 21. diet) la that Institution at 7.45 this morntag. >'uruiaa Jol- lilfe Is under ajresl on a charge ol conspiracy aud a war- rant has been Issued for the Charles Uilliurst. M. V., DlicahlnE re ceotly at said Iliat the food shortage ID Prance and Italy, as compared with a year ago, wan thlnK like 30 per ceat. All Iliat ie ebould hare to make up. and If wo did BOt they would lio compelled br theer want to drcii out of Ihe var, aiid tbe Ucrman demon would be triumphant. In tlie sUfe were reported to hire been [hot, Dw. LIIC LUJIUIIV lu HLinn- mt I t once. Ibt message: i "The corps .cotnniauder 'lias taken Uled as the lulC of the Herald Ooodfellowi Fund, anil outside declared u a re- these being made good. (Ills opiiortiiulty of seeding of- Mtss T Silpt. o( Nunfav Xtt fleer, aon-cotnnilEslonerl officer und In HID Caiiaillao corps all good Herald, yrlshu fur Christmas. He trusts that Eton, today to a representative of tho of ten had run down a little more than a month's supply. The stacks accordlni lo the-watchman, the Lietulos lite police Bnapeit that It was oi Incendiary origin! but more was now coming. As r about four to five veeka supply of More Snow Would Help Ob- struct VisiU Troops London, Dec. Field' Marshal Hi's, to the official -an- Italian Army Keaduuarler, in Xorth- (evnlUly, Dec. the Associated following message went lo Cerj. Per- entire mountain region, shlng, commander of Ajaerlcaa ei- where henry fighting has bcoftolng on forces: In recent days, Is having the nnuBualj ill rinks of the .Brlllih ar- of your splendid M'ork.wbJch has been carried to such successful conclusion I "Had It not been for the rand, said cyery unit In the and also lo 't'llley, ye.terday wouli hare fullrecoBnllion of the sacrifices oeen CiristaiM In only for that been made, the difficulties oTercpmo, the hardships endured aad i'ddle.. M It H.held a deeper the rifeh-sUndard of discipline main-) tB'uie'divAour acUong hare" the name of .'our one lo he rcy- respected ind >onored now.and' IB Ihe poly gel the s-years inia'-Bplrtt- .WM.n't'It wi Sir Bflbert Bor- From Ibe farttinl point south in the chy, lo Ihe ontryidg points of No. ooked; that real Christ- worth II, XT. Tha Slaaioa thmnk mo.t en has -recejied Vthq -Mlowlag -.nies- htartfly.. gi> from, the .OTerteas forces i-t the V-'fThe. the dlrtetov. AmJ.hun, IB a deeply sincere vftsh rjir" your future happlnefB .and our reunion, lha i warmest" feeltngB' of gratitude and ap- jjreeJallon for. tta strong Bed. splendid verdict-of support. recently eipregied I throughout nlmost every part of Can- feel'ioday'lhat the force be hind us Is of spch'fltrcDcth and raapni tude lhat: H" will Inaplre each one of i to 'deeds and nobler actions lerday rKtlred I will surely, ietd us to the victory, pc.ice'.'aad ho'me." 0[ Sacred College for JTrbatfe of Christmas grecUnia. In taaireT to an addresf dflllrered hr Cird'aal Vlncnt Vanutelil, dain rtt tia the pope renewed hla reconuBendatkniB for In- cessanl prayen tor Thci Koky Father tor a brhshter future and rejoiced at tilt liberation of, Jenisaiem. Amsterdam, .Dec. 26.-rln an Jnter- tllw In fte' Voeslscfle Xeltuof of Ber- lin concerning the .'election o[ a for. lhe: new kingdom of Polaod, KiicharzeyaXI, the Polish ;prem- ler', nay'a: IB a strODE leaning along cer- tain claases for Vhal might-he called a -eason with Z green, slopes and Bnmmlts andliUle or ,comrades o[ lbe Amertcan there ffaa aljcut live weeks supply.hut he was glai lo say that now there were over eight weeks supply fn_ the Country. llUt. economy In the Uie of sufar waj more necessary than ever. The loss of frnit in this coun- try had been colossal and he poslne to ask for a Bneclal allocation of loos ol sugar for the preier-. vat'on iiesl year of home erown fruit and. for home madr-.. condensed rallfc- I-tUk ahonld be far.cHUdiren' tad nothing Sail ten' thousand iroc worlrerB tobrtatal-------------------- Ihw a scticlly of milk. 'ieat iolnc take uleps ..toi aee that peopie did not let more than a 'ration of sneer, the food controller appealed- to thoae .who Hred In the country- and worked In towns, to carry their Bugar allowapce with Uicm. Tenco.ol clvillzitlon." uo snow. One of the generals on the ary force. We are prond to think that front. BaW that every foot of snow the new year will see Americana.and ap-- was .worth.divisions In obstructing the British fighting In France for the' de enemy. .'This ]e one of the mildftsl winters we .-hare ever: said the major ID charge. ot '.the weather branch of the'hlch command, "and from a mili- tary standpoint the veather conditions afe of the highest importance both lor our. troops and, parllcvtarly. In their on the enemy's transportation troops." alt major 'pointed out the extreme in the mqun I'ni; .'K Kiltfl Vit'itB Troopi. Paris. Dec. "On: (Be right Iiaik q[ Iho Meusc, CVerdun'fronl) the'ener- Retlc reply ot our batteries put an1 end lo a vigoro us DombardnieBt oC our-iia'es Dec.; Victor -Em- ia Q[ 'sari' lo- muuei 'with ibis troopa thd the'Christmas gire'strength to-the Italian day's _ official communication.'. region of and In i J The pope 'celebrated Ihree mldnlghtji to, Dec. maMn In Pirllne Chapel. Thoutanda aalfered ot mess from, all the world POPENIIQIIS ANXIOUSIO the Uefl P which 'hu notLo Toronto. Dec. M.H to u Austro-Polbh aulatlon of Die, quei- the Mali an Ui> of the Chrtal- ol cwdtamta coo- _ _____________________ _______ be choMn as emperor Chirk. to tic peaee commandB penonal lyrapathles In pronouJi wen ant to lead to Poland and there are many idvocalw i an ImnedMc end ot tie war but only of the plan ot baring the emperor (to pmlMe fMoe necollatlona. named kin( of toe, country. Or. the Owing ta ItOm rf Wi propoatlj, tlw not Isltlatlrei: Inrther peace "Hit tlMoti liberation of I lermMlem coniMejred'. inct tlrnlfl- otier thcughtful Poles who'would prefer an enl Poluih kingdom with an on the throve. tho appoint- It prieUetJly ot- attl of li klng.nntll a suitable basis flclal tuouoment sat- of Biflrage hu been adopted. In tho Itftctlov cumhteiti rilerait-'of "Ib't Voanrrj-, parllcp- plore thu the Inrm- >rlj m.rleit to Ike enlabllshment elon of hli ot the of Reynl -jOeopra- n'Olury cllfloe both >t the nlnj the .war and In umiKt. ot of Reynl -jOeopra- .r an n umiK. o thki when Ulehaelui, wni'Tr bn rnllltsry antreri In England Wfco U mxtw In Uili dty. of ttraw set up by Aort, and Uie military party, wu'aan4e cbancellor, were credited In well informed qurterg here M.'lhe time, and 'recent hafpenloga be- llcred Id hare been afforded IDOM iiert of 'V''j mmmm (or In of U> be at in- Oar wtrfrh retefitiy hare been from iiipiit BccotBtt to Ihe oat artillery, trench Mortars rreAtt ot uMRf.; 'TrtMfer gins htve been 1 trlfla In connocdoa wttfc MCnid bnsier. Poor risibility hm made aero- mfnt of let rtr wW plane .otnervatlon rllfflciill, In fact In ef that only tkr'seijiw rjiriii enemy nuichlnes.'m's- sntracrijUont of lew.will ftkfHw. toe trcijchci. 'nwepi their own be iIMM In Nil. in aAiilk.o ID est a gresl deal more they net oaTwetiUr. tnpcbw .wllk mm fire jeslcrday. the Moon4 MaiHf hare (obacco. that the oVofiri-" Taking of thf mww on the eubv.ribtTt hr ,tkentMd4 ,wfd'elect to> It wrraM work great dlteoii- t party o( Oermtrn en-! take tdvttrliw'Sf fort.'.' London. Dec. bacco IB t not B Invrif; ,'dt> claret Lord the food control- ler, In a Blatewit pnMlfbed "We ntnsl tare beliere that Ita loss wonM be'a nai- on.i! It tnek >oik urjmce'lhtt a only to Ihe nunnil laborer uf lo bltt'.wko lorif.'' wfrt te tmt km. will with hH brtlu. Mm wrmld BrttsJii flATlONGEnGH, r i i N. T; r lo- dextroyed foor frHM tnlldlnirB ffsntiti the which paril- luthtaal bnraxi and were MM Dec. M.'-TM botxlM Untfii Wrntes dntrornt trrapproiich dredsed offer of a JUiiiiiki .11 bjr on'r1 elBlmetta dftroitt at In- orer the full Botm lyBtem of "rationing" UUItV.S.'s'.'i'pec. cintnct for cleirlnjt a lirke section of the area of thts .city derastxled by the eiplo-. eion'pf Daceinber .6, .has been let by Ine reconftnlcUon committee to Cai'- [ccnl and Peffino, to ari- nonnRir.enl-made alAtondiy's board of control meeting. The board decid- ed to iBterrlaw the lire cabinet mlnlt- ;ers who are coming to flalffai from Ollaviii "to iee that their Interesti an Uie Bngeestlpn of relief comnrltiee It' wal decided to mamoriallze'the Dominion government lo rrohlbil Importallon of lUiiior Into Hallfu (or three PAINTER DEAD Dec. Moscheln, the painter, riled at Tunbrldce Welli on Sandayr Mr. Mmcbelei wu rery ectlre l.n the cause of InternnUoaal ar- blirallon'knd. peace. Ho WAR a mem- ber of the Peace Bnreau at Berne. CnllED FRi OHawn, Dec. mijorily D! the cabinet ministers'; will' be ibsent from the capital durfnc.Uie preaent vreeif. Hon. C. J. .intnister ot Justice, leaves tomorroir for a fort- night's rest In 'the south. Hon.--Messrs. Maclean, BaJUntroe and Reid and Major General, Men-bunj en roulevto Hallfai where they will make plans' for the co-ordination ef- forts of the various departments over which they .preside In'order lo bring the unlckesl nosaibli relief to Ihe BtrKken city. There will he a suffici- ent number of minister! the capital to hold cabinet but the busi- ness to nc disposed of-will, probably be largely confined lo GETS MILITARY CROSS. Kinfiton, Ont., raon'Ted here today that Lieut J. Pat- rick MeKenzie, of Saakatoon, Sa-V, hai been awarded the Military Cross for eoaBplcuuus brarcry. In forwarding dispatches at the front., Ke-ntie enlisted ID Saskatoon with the Canadian Engineers and'irhlle In' Eng- land was transferred to the fmpprtal artillery. Arctic Explorer Returns After Long Absence i; Die Strtans- 1 lalr.nd. H was he would aon, Ine CBniUlBii eiplorer, and party, are Rate. hr O- A message received Md pnrty deputy minister of that artted nt fart tOum, Atackn, from Uw thnt the come oul either Tlt-LtAcasfer, Sound and Ulirailor or'llie Befcrlnj Set. Ap- parently he has not ciotwo trtker of hit ilo kit brma ttfety tkera btj donfct 'or "rrwil I i corofmj Hi, In to llrrckcl ItMrf from then fo Alatkt, hy'wty, of Fwl Ma'c- Phenon. Ills party Blreul Iwenty-fonr men. Hiwitdlari f VLn. cjl iron bmck to drill- oat ior (he north In It tn Ike hKo tno northen tid toitf _ tad tontivn dl It b' pnnwnd that wfll BHteitMr- way to NIMK, wtK-fcr, (W first nteanwr tknt wfll lo It l> >o> that. St rlind M. li fel.BnWMooil hen thai BMaan- M. hi ot.llw wnh- flrWoi 61 tM Cawtnu Arrtle CT. aloni. The aorthenr drrtrloi ttojtHt to uiknowl pvta MIM Bean- fort firry on littwtlcMlni.li the tmit'k -'tifiint hnl. Tkey fpi, base cm BankJ or PriitcejPmtHck lil- Knds. atvftnty aner bar- Are Willing to Submit To This Government PEACE NEGOTIATIONS HELD IN STOCKHOLM London, Dec. navo been' occasional assert lonj la recent Petro- '.Q despatches that the influtDCQ and ver of Iho Uolshevlk was waning, never with such unanimity as In a special despatch dated from IhB Rus- sian capital Sunday and printed to- day. Nearly all make the point In one form or other that defection from tea workmen's and aoldters' organization IK growing constantly. Among tha causes alleged are general lack of au-( thorlly, tho Increaso In the reluctauce of Ihe population to work and the acarclt-y of foodstuffs. Tils main desire of soldiers Is said to be for peace. Tbe correspondent? clt4 Instances Dolsnevlk troops rofueUig to march, de- clining to attack the Ukrainians and. permitting UIB Cossacks to disarm' them without resistance. Fighting, It said, Is the last thing they tre will- Ing or Intend to do. A hostile inlrit IB reported to survive amonz the Baltlu sailors and the lied Guard, but thu, ire uot numerous enough to' conquer Hie liliralnlaul' the Red Cnard Is largely untrained- -It is're-. ported, therefore .that war against the' Ukraine probably will not aaterlalizu on any serious scale. t' Tbe Bolsheiikl leaders', the Perro-, grad correspondent of the Morning Post says, appear to becoming con- scious of hopeless failure, while' (he, correspondent of Ihe Dally Xevrs.' writes: t "There is i tremendous and growing, opposition lo the Holshevlk among all classes. Men who formerly supported them are Liming against them, and1 'German hirelings.' Is a common term: i of denunciation. -There IB much talk of: meeting tho present period of terror- vith' coEnlcr and .boinh'-- throwing igi of exerlDg ,'pressujiB' llie Bolshevik, this Is nofmerely'lilio.'' as'lhbEe who'say li are nlready hire thrown Reports of civil war activities, How- ever, continue (o be received.. Bolshevik government 'declares dcUn- llely that )t3'lrpoiiE have captured Kharkov, Ulclohev, anil are threaten- ing .llie. Ukrainian hold on Odessa.' .The .Cossacks report the strengthen-i Ing .of lhe.lr.hold on the Donclz basin." .Vono of lue reportG, however, is more precise 'than the recent reports of i: simllnr In tbe meantime. Eolli- izig more Is hoard of the efforts at reconciliation belmen. the Dolshevlki and the Ukralnes. Interea1. in tho convening ot the con- Klltneat assembly li aald to have re- awakeried remarkably and demands convocation are being'made, it 's reported, by even tho most ignorant and also by llie Iroojis'bf the Pelroirai! garrJson. It appears that the Bolihtrlk are try- ng, although vainly, to shift som- of :lic'dlsconlent on military nftila from tlio capital. A Reutcr despilcli from Pclrograd says that Iho Probrashensky rcglmenl lias declared .'Is dfsbcllef'ln Uio Intention of Ihe Colihevlk zavern- iient lo reopen the cotistilurnt assem- and they refused, to relinquish their'guanl of the Tourlde Palace un- II tho assembly meels. The Semen- ovsky guard reelment has resolved not to nrrest menibera of tha conslltu. ent assembly: no nutter tt-hat orders t receives. .V H Is reported, hororer, shevlk intend to control admission' to- the assembly by Issuing ticketa.-Thld 's sharply opposed by the Social Reto-'' Intlonlili who are credited with tin. lotcrmlnatlon to convene the. tflinfc'' bly ID any case, j Meet in London, Dec. Social lullcnary majority In the coMlitwDt lias decided lo convoke thilj- hody on January 2, according to -a- Petrosrad despatch to Ihe thonjh IKe Bolahevlk ssld that It was determiner! to fhe meeting of the assembly indepeni-; enlof fts'sanctlon. Dorovsky, (ho. BotsJierDt. Ivo In Stockholm, a dnpttch Ihe Morning" Post-from the Swedlih' capital nays, crmllrniB 'reportB Nhat' Stocliholm will he the scene of the