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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY/NOVEMBER 4, 1918 THE Cicrnnitte^' DAlLTf umSiXJi KVUJS 5EVEW OAIS Tlu Necessitates Modification ol Flour Substitutes Order of Food Board ^ Bdmoaton, Nov. 1.-Oatmeal and ro)!ed oatB are for the present sub-fitiiutes for wheat Hour as well as rye flour, corn flour, barley flour and oat flour Insofar us Alberta Is concerned. This announcement Is made by Capt. n. D. Hunt, Alberta representative of tlio Canadft Food Board. The new subsUtuleB order Issued hy the Canada Food Board limiting the range of BUbstitutas to the four cereal flours named was etfoctlTe ^Jovember first. The eastern mills were expected *o produce Bupplies of the substitute flours sufficient to meet the demand arising from the new order. The 'Flu epidemic intervened and the eastern mills concentrating., their efforts on the output of corn and rye flour have toeen closed down temporarily, tn consequence tlfSj^-have not l)een able to satisfy the flood o� orders from Alberta. i: To meet the situation the new order has been tnodified Insofar as it applies to mills/ wholesalers, r'stall-�rs and consumers in Alberta. The new substitutes order reauires inllls, wholesalers and retailers to eell .and consuniera to buy one pound of substitutes to every four pounds of �wheat flour. The "Allied laO&V and the "Family Table" have not conveyed any meaning to some people, says the food �board representative. Under the former order there was available to the consumer a large range of substitutes Including, besides the .four cereal flours embracted In the new order, rice, tapioca, Cornstarch, cornmeal, hominy, corn irits, i-ye meal, oatmeal and rolletj oats. _ Such persons as were not InterestC!4 ;i'n the regulation requiring the mtilng \ oi: iBubstitutes with the Tivheat floitr \wiien baking simply ad-Justed tbieir'i purchases of flour to conform to their normal requirements of rolled oats, oatmeal, rice,, tapioca, �tc. The new order when it is properly working will place In the hands of such homes Hours which they must use in baking. The homes which all ilong have recognized the patriotic duty in mixing substitutes with flour are not affected by the new order. Refugees From Belgium and France Reach Holland- -Guard Tried to Stop Them ULL ABOUT 1914 Amsterdam, Nov. i.-^Thc Cologno Gazette prints a Berlin dispatch saying that Dr. von Bethmann-HoUweg, former German chancellor, and Gottlieb von Jagow, former foreign minister, have been officially charged with the task of classifying docur mehts of July 1914. It is assumed from this fact, says the dispatch, that the new government ia preparing an official declaration on the events leading to the outbreak of the war. The newspaper says that an official statement oh the discussions preceding the declarations of war is to be published shortly. Amsterdam Nov. \i.-Belgian and French refugees who crossed the Dutch frontier liefbre it was closed during the pact we6k report that the latest form of German cruelty took the form or separajtlon of men of military a,eb from their families, within sight of the land of deliverance. They had been permitted to travel east-' ward with their Wives and children until the last stage Was reacUbd, and there they were .detained. The old men and women and children were allowed to proceed across the border. . Families arriving from around Valenciennes and Conde tUll stories which leave no doubt that the.Germans during the past four years of terror have systematically looted the country. Literally everything movable, furniture, curtains and household titonitlls were stolen and ruthless fines ass'essed on the people. Often they were imprisoned it they failed respeotfulJy to salute the Germans. One party of refugees from Douai and St. Amand, led by a priest from the latter- town, entered near Breda. They had been waaderiog for three months through Belgium- and several liad died. Forty-one ot the party were sick when they jarrlvedl and were taken to a hospital. At-all points along the frontier, Dutch , soldiers have helped to carry children and the aged and Infirm to temporary shelter?. Members of a German frontier guard attempted to drag back from Dutch territory some refugees who (slipped tnrough in a crowd at one ot tha posts of entry. They, were sat upon by Infuriated Dutch spectators and chased hack across the frontier. WANISAMERICAIO Lord Bryce, Former British Ambassador, Thinks^t-Should Assume the Task Boston, Mass., Noy. 4.~Hot. James Barton, foreign secretary of the American board of ooijimissloners for foreign missions, insa statement made jjfublic here today, declared that the state depa^tnentff, lit :^a||talngton and Lord Bryce, lortii^r aml^BBtsatlor of Great Britain, fajror ;tlt(i TJnited States taking a major pairt in reorganizing and reshaping the i;ovenuhent ot Tjir key, Bulgaria and the Balkan penin- "U European powers were to finder-take this task," he said, "Jealousy would be stirred up? The nation iin. dertaklng it must be one not under shsplcion of colonial ambitions and Lord Bryce has i come to the conclusion that the only nation fitted tot the work is the United States. "If independence be not given to {Armenia this war will hayb lieou fought in vain." Henry Morgeuthau, former ambas' sador to Tiirkey, states today that America must take a large part in re-building Turkey; He declared that the Americaii missions had been the one bright spot in Turkey before the war. INCREASE IN WAR TAXES COLLECTED � Ottawa, Nov. 4'.-War Itaxcs collected by ttie department ot inland revenue during October show a betterment over the war revenue of. October, 1917, of almost $1,250,000. The amtount taken In was l,33l,80l>, as compared with |10g,871 in the previous October. The large increa.ee; was due to the new taxes imposed by parliament last session. Excisa taxes fell slightly below |3,Q00,000, ii betterment ot |4O0,O00 over October, 1917. The total increase over October, 1917, was 11,647,040. s NOfSAllSF Ottawa, Nov. 4.-At a muss iiiHuting of between 4000 and' 5000 v.ivil ser-vdntH, which was hold on Saturday ijvening on parliament liill, in front bt the new building, a iiniinirruniH protest was made alalnst ihn rumored decision of the gftvfirniiKjni to give only a part of the,$3i)0 bonus domand I'd by tho government employees. The meeting was brief, but during that time several rosolutloAs were passed which demonstrated beyond a doubt the feeling of the civil servants. Telegrams and letters of on-courageraent froaj. oUior cities were received with resounding cheer.s. IS KAISER MOVING? CRANBROOK DRUGGIST DEAD. Cranbrook, Nov. 4.-Infliien7.a lia.s claimed among its victims-I'Yank (5. Murphy, of the firm of Bcattle & .Vlurphy, druggists of thi.s city, who died on Wednesday, last. In the St. BJugene hospital. Geneva, Nov. 3.-Dozens of trunks bearing the royal Hohen-zollert> monogram have been arriving in the past wsek at the lux--urious chateau named Buenos at the Lake of 2ug. The chateau, wlilch Is flying the German flag, is the property of Baron von Klelsel, a German. BRAVE IVIEN CAPTURED. lyimOou. Nov. 4.-Commander Ra-faelo Koaaetti iind Surgeon-Ueut. Puioleci, who entered the harbor of Pola and torpedoed the bittleshlp Verlbus Unltis, are unoItlclBlly , ire--ported to have been captiiredi aocorfl' Ing to a Rome dispatch to the Bx-!' change Telegraph Company. RELEASED FROM OATH OF FEALTY TO EMPEROR Berne, Nov. 2.-Count Karolyi, after obtaining a releaae from his oath 9f fealty to the emperor, proclaimed a repliblic in Hungary, according to a dispatch to the Buden from Vienna, quoting the Vienna newspaper Die Zelt. Amstendahi, Nov. 3.~AmId scenes of i the wildest enthusiasm, regiment after i regiment, each with Its commander, is I appearing before the national council at Budapest t? take the oath ot allegiance, whi'.o high military omcials are calling upon, the council uver, un'der !'wounded." New York, Nov. l.-r-Samusl Gom-pers, president ol the American Federation of Labor and'chairman of the American Labor mfanion, who arrived at an Atlantic port yesterday after a two months' tour ot Great Britain, Franco and Italy, last night issued a statement inviting the nfition to "follow the president and the president's advice, at least until after the triumphant'conclusion i^fthe war." Speaking of the work of tbe mission in Europe, Mr. Gompers said it had been successful "far beyOiid our expectations." He said tlj^e me^ssages ot good yfiUj � sympathy �nd co-operation carried to the workers of the allied countries were accorded "most hearty and (fhthusiastic response" and declared the people showed a detrmiue-tion to carry on the war to a triumphant conclusion. Copenhagen, Nov.; 4.-The indications are that Russia will refuse to n^ake any further Indemnity payments to Germany, according to the Frankfort Gazette. The newspaper /says that Russia, which has paid t^o instalipcvts of the war indemnity, has-Btoppisd the transport ot gold and bank notes to Germany. . �. � , . "Evidently," SjBye the (^azMte, "she refuses ;to pay the last part of the Indemnity," - T / Dr. R. W. FauIdB,.or Elmira, Out., jvaa f^'&:' My present hoitti^ is in the bank, the officials of which gave me permission to come here and address youln th^fe interests of ihid Victory tioan 1918. lam at this very moment lying at the credit of the same John Doe, storekeeper.^ where I was last year. I heard him say when he handed me to the bank-'' Put that ten dollars to my credit, please.' I am going to buy some,Victoi;y Bonds next week." So, I presume; I am destined for another (trip to Ottawa, and another busy year going up anddown the  Country - keeping factories, farms, lumber camps and stores paid for their goods and their labor. And I am proud to be of ^uch service to my countty. Just one thing more and I am through: I hope each Canadian will do everything -he can to defeat the Germans, bcciuse, if, be does , not,I, as a Canadian Tett OoUar BiU, will not be worth much -and I German money, which I tuderstand, is called "mark3,"wi11 travel up and down Canada in our places, andmyrace^! � will disappear' from"' the f^ice of the eaitb,. Thanking you greatly for your attention, ladies and gentlemen. I was traded for 9ho�t forthediildtcii. > He used nie to help buy a suit of clothes. afiaacatch. 1093 lit 0339 2 C70? ;