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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 4,fy'^hmmmwm^m^ 'IF YOU CANT FIGHT, YOUR -BUY BONUS! Volume XI. LETHBKIDGE, ALBEtTEj^f^WEDXESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1918 NUMBER 277 ON WHOLE "5^ DELEGATES DEPSiT TO CONCLUDE ARMISTICE REPUBLICANS AND: DEMOCRATS a Ail CONTROL IN UNITED STATES CONGRESS Prince Max Asks Germans To Bravely Bear Real Liberty On Th^ Flag and Two Cfiwns For Lethbridge; First City in Wist to Hit the Ma^^ Anxious That People Should Stand Resolute Against Invasion-Signifciant Riqts at Kiel-^Austrian Armistice Terms Carried Out. CongratulaUona are pouring in on amount $100,000 came, in one subscrip- between'Ooalclale and Nobleford for the local Victory Loan commlltee as , tion froin the city sinking fund. This the honor of t)ie third flag to be is the largest'singly subscription ever granted in the. district, but Coalhurst a result of Lethbrldge's record as be ing the first city in Western Canada to go over its objective of $600,000, winning, the honor flag and two crowns. Naturally Chairman Baalim and all tie workers are plea^ over,).Victory L,oan."liteadquarters in the received here; but even without it the local coiniAittee believes the $600,-000 objective vroifld have been reached. So today theHbnor flag floats over will come along Strong, Chairman Baalim belieyiBs, 'when the epidemic there abates somewhat; In the rice' for percentage of subscribers,-. Ohajrman Baalim asks as AMSTERDAM, Nov. 5.-Auatrla will protest against the interpretation of itiny. clause in the armlatice as meaning that the enemy armies are Entitled to attack Germany through Austria, according to advices from Vienna. ARMISTICE CARRIED OUT " Rome, Nov. 6.-The conditions ef the armistice between the en-tehte nations and Austria are being carried out.without delay, ltal-9 Ian troops have begun to occupy the territory which will be a guarantee to the agraement. A Jugo-Slav eommisslon arrivadi at Venice today, accompanied by Admiral Mantole of the Italian navy. It proceeded straight ^o 'Padua, where It was received tay Cr�n. Olac, xommander-in-chief of t)^e Italian armies. ^ THe.'.ttrlnlstry of mirlne announ-cBd':*:fh*|?wn Jormed. by representatives 0^ the'majority parties In the,i;eloh8t8jr.;r v- ; / ,',>7lie Imperlfii^ij^apcellor and his cblteagues requira; loir- continuance in oAee'the confldibkce .ot�attja9�i;,Xb|'^undajH'efital riihta haVe Mei>%trxtni|Krr�d-from .the tvkalsirib^he representa- , ,.-______;!*itl�llv�SrDeolai'atlon' oLl- Wir- isfl coaoliiiidti of peace .require the Babotltkn 6i thi riBichsUK." - ' Hungarians to Peace Table AtiBterdam, Nov.id.-^ount Michael Karolyi with severM members of the national council and the Workmen and Boldlei^' council will leave shortly for Padiia for-the purpose, of. opening peace neKotiatlohs with Oen. Blaz, the the result of Tuesday's big drive, butisouthard Block^t:' This flag is grant- many as i^ossible; to buy bonds. Even they are not going to rest on thoir j ed for a-75 per cpnt. of the quota. In J a $50 boiid-oounts'^in this race, and addition, the, fiaii Is to be surmounted ; those who have not been canvassed oars; they are out after other honors _________, instead. For, one thing they want by tiyo crowiBBpM^Jiio of these crowns the crown for a 25 per cent, oversub- is /earned by TBiching the full objec-scription right away. For another i tive. The other crown( is granted by thing they want to win the.record for the Southern Alberta Executive as a having the highest percentage of special honor-'ito Lethbridge and dis-Bubscribers for population. l.eih- i trict for having been the first city bridge was right up with the best of in Western" Gp.hada to reach its objec them in this regard last year, and this year it is hoped to beat the mark. Last night at 4:16 Berlin was reached by the armies of the Victory Loan drive. At three o'clock when the lists for the day were closed the total^stood at $680,850, which is a 13 per' cent, over-subscription. Tiie i700,000. mark [ has seribusly I; will be passed today, and thfe comrait-lfress.pf the ' tive.v It is a pToiid committee that gazes on the flag today. The flag is 20 feet by'ten;-feet, carrying the five stripes denoting, five, years of' war and the crost 6/;the Dominion. Illness In Coal Camps. , Severe lllnesSjl iii 'the coal camps . irfered with the pro-fassers, but .a special tee has hopes of reaching the million effort'will be;,i^�,de .in these' districts mark. as soon as the itouenza abates. Coni- Yesterday's canvass wan . tlie larg- merCe is the fir est single day's result in any Victory of the district Loan campaign in Lethbridge. ^At. ha�v^^nB subscri four o'clock on Monday th^ total'$20,000 quotat stood at $.358,000. On Tuesdhy the for'GoalhinltA;: total turned in was $322,000; Of this iJST&: At | �- luenza abates. Cona-Fof the outside points ^earn its honor flag, 75 per cent, of its tiere are flags also aldalc and. Noblest looks like a race are' urged, to .come to Victory Loan headquarters and sign up. Up till last-nlght 1652 people in Lethbridge alnd district had,bought bonds,. This is about one in ten. It is hoped to make it one In five. The following wires of congratulation have been received by Chairman Baalln). and his committee and canij^s-sers this morning:/ From G.Ri Marnoch. A. G.'Baalim,  : Honorary- Chairman, Victory.Loan 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta. Dominion executive replies: "Wel-land, Ontario, population 11,100, had objective $825,000, passed on Saturday, and Sault Ste. Marie, population 18,000 with objective $BOO,000 passed yesterday. Only other cities passed their absolute objective ^s Lethbridge has done. All the more reason there- ^ (Contjpufed oii Page Eleven) (CONTINUED ON PAGE SIX) les ority in o- Henry Ford's Election to- The Senate is in Doubt-^Ham Lewis Beaten CLOSE FOR CHAMP CLARK; MISSOURI DEFEATS FOLK - ,--I . - New.York, Nov. 6.-The New . York .Times apd the New York World, Democratic newapapars, ' 'this morning both concede that the'Repubiioan party will control . the next eohgresa. The Times concedes a majority of fpur In the senate and 19 In thre house. the'REPUBLICAN CLAIM New york, Nov. 6,-'Republican national headquarters issued a  statement.yearly this afternoon. 'clalmlr^g-'avm^jorlty hfat least five ! '^dnd possibl^^^'six seats in the Un-, ited States senate. , , �> Figures at hand at midday, the t^i'eadquarters said, ihowed gains , of one, seat'In 'each stater-^New Hampshire,' ' Detav�fare, Illinois, i- Kansas, .IdaKo, Colorado, Missouri and Montana. With the l�ss of one,.seatih', Massachusetts accora>, � ing to the statement the Republic' . ans. would hifve a total of 61 and � the. D�mocrats 45. In addition, it ' was claimed, a strong probability existed that the senators , from Kentucky ad Navada, which states : vvere in doubt, also would be Re-p'ulilfcans. ' democraVs still hopeful Washineton, Nov. 6.-Homer S, Cunnings, acting chairman of the .�Democratic national committee, . this afternoon Issued the following \., ataitem.ent: ��' '.'Reporto received up to 2 p.m. indldate that the Democrats will ' ; coj]trbl,bot|)!the house and the senate.,' The-Democratic majority In the'Tsenate will b: not less than^ � two and perhaps four, while the" V Democratic ihajorlty lii the house will be between Wve and ten." Clianip Clark's Lead. St.; Louis,'iMo., Nov. 6.-�With one-third of "tlie district vote tabulated,' speaker of the house of representatives, Chdttip Clark/' Democrat, is leading B H. Dyer by approximately 1000 votes, according to unofficial returns up to 9 a.m. Socialist fgain. Minneapolis, Ml^n., Nov. 6.-'William Van Lear, SoclkUst mayor of Minneapolis, was re-elected yesterday iu the face of incpmplete returns. Henry Haa~a ; Blairmore Is working just as well; looming up with a record to be proud of. ^m^hy^itds fa^;^ to . Discuss Terriis of Pelice (Continued on Pj^efl SU'andFlve) �Washington,' Nov. 5. - Estinyates made by the United States shipping-board and expected to be announced; soon contemplate such a large use of shipping for jthe return ti'^uspprt.a-tlou of American troops as to indicate that. Gen. Pershing's expeditionary force will be brought back to the; United States within three months after It is determined that they may be; safely withdrawn from the war theatre, London, Nov. 6.-After a discussion lasting all day tlie house of commons today rejected a motion made by John Dllloh, chairman of the Nationalist party, that the Irish question be settled without d�fey on President W11-' son's principle of self-determination; As first proposed,, the motion aijked' that Great Britain should not enter thd peace conference until the Irish \luestlon was settled, fhis met j^lth vigorous opposition from Edw,ard Shortt, chief secretary for/ Ireland;; and Andrew Bonar Law, chancellor of, the|, exchequer, who argued that'/tti'e war liad raised questions far' tranig-' cendjng home rule. Mr. :.Dillon then consented to amend'h'is motion. V ':. Berlin, Nov. .6.-An official tittat^m'ent issued.I>er$.today says: , f'A" German ^ delegation to conclude 'an armistice and take up pefiee negotiations has left for the'western front." , , Germany Awaits Terms. .Basel, Nov; 3.-An official statement fro�i Berlin In announcing that the terms of the armistice for Germany had not arrived at. the German capital.up to today, adds: / "Whatever it may fee, the message Is {^waited in' Germany with a calm-iieSB Invconforraity vlth our dignity. Truly there exists the right to ask ho.w. the delaying tactics of our adversaries can be reconciled with the speeches of the entente's leaders, who irecei^tly reiterated that it would be a crime^to prolong the bloodshed any longer than was absolutely Indispensable." , , Consider Terms Sievere. Copenhagen, Nov. 4.-The *GormaB preas considers the Austrian armistice conditions not only , extraordinarily severe, but unjust aiid in violation of Presldiant Wilson's projfram. The Frankfort Gazette criticizes the lack of mutuality regdrding the release of prisoners and also the maintenance of tho "hunger blockade," while.the allies at the same time reserve freedom of actlqn "to make requisitions on conquered land," The liewspaper expresses the hope that the allies will not try to. impose similar 'conditions on Germany, declaring that' this would mean that all that had^ gone llefore, "would be trifling compared with the horrors to come." The semi-official North German-Gazette, referring to the lack-of reciprocity as regards the release of prisoners, says that history shows no such conditiona since,the days of the Ath- enian irrisoners 'in the lead hiinea of Syraous'e. The peace ot Brest-LiJ-ovBK, It contends, was admirable and humane compared'With the conditions of the Austrian armistice. Berne, Nov. 6i--^A manifesto issued by the .Germitn-Socialist party says that Philii) Boliiedemann, the party leader, -with the .consent' of the party has asked the .imperial chancellor to submit directiy to Emperor 'WlUlam a reuest that He abdicate. � The .Sbclalist manifesto was i&sued simultaneously, with the government's appear to the German people and asked the workers^not to leave their work and to abstain ^rbm manifestations. BULLETINS Everywhere Along theLiiie German Army is in Retreat And Very Closely Pressra Allies in Suburbs of Ghent^-Germans May Try and Hc|IiJ' Out-7-Stubborn Resis;tance from Enemy Reiportc4 W Americans-Italians Still in Field. PARIS, Nov. 6.->The retreat of the Germane atang the wh�l� ef;th� front continues, according to. the war oftlee statement. The Franeh sr* In contact with the enemy rear-guards. North of Marie, the French have passed beyond Veharia*, five mjli southwest of the important railway Junction .of Vervlns.-Italian~u^^ It is possible that liKe^l^Oha, tkhcjit will. baMtVeu^ until a. successful er)eirc{r|^||^moV!|ment'^^hat-^baa^^^ says Zurich, Nov. 8.~emperer liamla abdication haa'taeeeme^iM-,) New York, Nov. 8,-The Ame'rlcan-Russiau chamber of commerce yester-daVappealed to civic and religious orgffihlzatlons throughout the country to .protest against the massacre iu Russia, of all members: of Uie hour-gepiee, which, according to cable dls-patojies last week, the Bolshevllfl Intend to carry out on * isfcy., 10. The "ctiapihei* has recelvect Inforpiatlon ln-| dlcatkg that the Bolshevlki plan a' maSpaoreon a greater seol^ than'previous' aidvlcaa have Indicated. The appeal urges that the United States gov-ernmefat be asked to uhlte with the governments of the alllM vnatioas to Vftr|i G(�rmany- aiWl thb. Bolshevlki gov(9rn'ment 'that .all participants in any massaore Will be held responsible ^tbejr lives. ORDER RUSSIANS OUT. Amsterdam^ Nov. 6;;-Germany has demanded the withdrawal of all'Russ.lan representatives In Ger-/ many; a Berlin dispatch today an-' nounoes. The German representatives In Russia, It Is added, have been called home. PRISONERS d:(IIVEN KJS.ANE. Athens, Nov: 6.-British prisoners' ceturhlng' from Bulgaria say that terrible'^ortiires were prac^ tIcSd by the Bulgarians upon-pri-sohersi'aome ofrwitom were driven Insane. Serhiart and Roumanian priBonero we^e; badly mistreated arid in one InBtance'a'^Greek was hung up by the'feet and burned. ..'Many� harrowing reports are told by men ,wl)o have been for some time inside the. Bulgarian-lines. CZECHp-SLOVAk iEPUBLIC. Geneva, Nov. 3.-A'new republic came' Into being, when the conference here of Csecho-Slovak leaders ended yestelWay. Or. Karl Kramarz, former leader of the Hungarian-Cseeh party, who'^spent several years lnformed; at once. The Czecho-Slbvak .(jevernment, a Vienna'dispatch says, has .placed In , cireulatlen tnp^fi.: atampc , bearing ; the detlgn'sr'the'H'on 9f Bohemia. GERMAN RjESiSTANCE STIFFENS 'With the AmerleVn.:Arniy;,6n5;thc? _v.Sedan Front', Nov.';i8.^(2.30' p.m1,}-^ (By Asaoeiated PraB^ still Fighting,'Austrianb.' Pans, Nov. G.-'Operations In :the eastern theatre on'Nor.'4 are.defacrihr od it^ the official comm^ulcfitloii last night as follows: "On the Save'river the'AuBtrlanB. have crossed the frontier.. Thwto.'wn of Clabatz Was occupied; On'the iDgn-iibe our artillery fire brought an enemy n^onltor to a stpp.;, Befprc' Bet-grade, Serbian cavalrypenetratfi^d'^B-,nia, wjiere they - occupied Vardiste/; In the direction Qf Visegard.; th^];>j^us-trians were driven .baak ;invm9rdar; The soldiers are returnlnff'^^o ?tiox,,, Khfitab'. j4ng machines dropped -moVe' t|i�� Itons or ProJeotlUis;anei^f|rfttU;if,q^(fb'5 cartridRea' on �uiT4!9�''Bnd the'^KitttUni at, mndmtti lo,20&;i(iiaKranB o( projn immiar^'^'^'e- Allfay Aka, Faktereon-and-^T�ndraaJ. "Since Not. 2; Ment VoneUttHt- French ace) has doMed'afs'it'iSiai&y:^ machines, which �^bro.ujiht the^nttstl^r : of viotorieB for.this pltot upto .TBi'//' /Auatriana Sa^Cd Little. - k Rome, Nov. 6;-The otflcli munication issued yesterdar "The auspenaion ' of- -H* against Austria^Hunyary has. arlly arrested ^our �dTaaoe/ "The enemy BaTe4^BnIy a.isn tlon of htB armies In the-Treiitilor^-V - "Prior to three irtWek: ternoon our col^tiiB�?)jl|i8aed' 1 stacleTand^estebllB|iii|dgOietfBelV minent, aeeerdlng to tnfermJ received from' Berlin by- the;'' leh: Poet. �, Tha^nawspapcr  that aerleua diffarancof have', aen between the Munich and' llnaovernments and-adda: ... v^^'s .>.> "The Hehenzollerna and thiMf- �� litary party would bamaklnfra mistake te play- with fire fer^thd,^ v people �r� by no maanc Ineli^w a to remain passlva.'j � i'i*.,'!v*� \]mim mmm � : Amatardam, Nav^ -S,F--TMi|f Italian ffleers tand IKMO having overpowered t^ejri In. tha-prlaanera'camii three? , from Vienna, havcJatt tha^c and .arc maKhlng. tntbcrdli of. Horn, ferty-alx . milaa ': ' wraal of the eapitah aceei-dlns>; dlapatch tram Vienna to thaV abldorf N^ehrichton. Oenytheem NftN Bwel, NoT.'^e. patcJ�?lroin'll' from tli)iB^Mji caya that -the j I, mm ;