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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta IF YOU CAN'T FIGHT, YOUR MONEY CA1V--BUY VICTORY BONDS! voi..umk xi lhtiibhidge, alberta, avkdnksday, xovkmbkr fi, isms NUMBER 277 BOCHE GERMAN DELEGATES DEPART TO CONCLUDE ARMISTICE REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS CLAIM CONTROL IN UNITED STATES CONGRESS Prince Max Asks Germans To Bravely Bear Hardships; Real Liberty On The Way Anxious That People Should Stand Resolute Against Invasion-Significant Riots at Kiel-Austrian Armistice Terms Carried Out. Flag and Two Crowns For Lethbridge; First City in West to Hit the Mark *'oii,t;i1 nln 1 l�" i;o over its objective o'.' Jii'ni.iin'i, winning tlu� honor flap ati'l two ' mwiis. Naturally Chairman llnallm ami nil (fie wiirlo'i  arc plcasjpl over re-Milt of Tuesday's iln1''', hut tl AMSTERDAM, Nov. 5.-Austria will protest against the interpretation of any clause In the armistice as meaning the enemy armies nrr. entitled to attack Germany through Austria, according to advices from Vienna. ARMISTICE CARRIED OUT Rome, Nov. 6.-The conditions nf the armistice between the entente nations and Austria are be- t tng carried out without delay. It*l-^j troops have begun to occupy the territory which will be a guarantee to the agreement. A Jugo-Slav commission arrived nt Venice today, accompanied by Admiral Marxolo of the Italian navy. It proceeded straight to Padua, where It was received by Gen. Dir.*, commander-in-chief of the Italian armies. The ministry of marine announced that Italian naval units occupied the ports of Antlvari and Dulcigno, Montenegro, on Monday. ' Appeal to Qerman People lin�i'l. Nov. t, -The Herman govern-jiicni has limed a manifesto ulRnrul hy lhe Imperial rhunrellor. Prince Muxl-jiiillan. the vlcil empire arc our lonimon tut-ure. Your rontidcticc, which is lull--pcnsible to hi in thn hour of iliini'.cr. Is really but tin- confidence of the Co r-man people In itHclf und In Us tn*r*. That a!tn we. have before nur eyes. "The new government In eng;'gi"l '.)� � his work Important work already lias been done. Kquul suffrage I" I'tuuM*. In already assured. The new government has been formed hy rep roR(>ntatlvc* of the majority parlies in Uie relclmtng. "Tltc Imperial chnncllor and his colleagues require, for continuance in ofllro thn confidence of the relchsug und or the nation. The fundamental rlRhtH have been transferred from the person Of the, Valuer to the r*pr*-io'nt'i-tlvos ot the nation, Declaration of war and mnrlnnhm of pence inquire the sanction of tho rrtiimtaB.." Hungarian* to Peso* Table Amsterdam. Nov. 6.-Count Mli'lun I Karolyl with several members of tin-national council ami thn workmen and soldi*T' council will leave, shortly for Padua for 'he purpose of opctilur. pence negotiations with Qen. nla;. tin- lii'-y Hi'-- not uoiiu; to rest on llirir our-;., tliey are - crown for a L". per cent, ovcrsub-� with tin- )>>�"! of C:>-!, In tlii.s regard Ja-l year, and this > it Is iiopi-il to Ileal the;. I-a.-t iiIkIu al 1; 1Il'-rlin w.e rea'-li-el by the arini� �. of tin- Vii'ot> Loan drive, Al three o'cloek wlo-ll in- 11 - * .-s l"r the day were clon-d the total �looil at Ji;sn>:,o, wlilc',1 Iti a I:', per* cent, in-r ..iilisarryint; tin) five -tripes denotliiK Hv- ye;us of war ami iiie crc.-t ol thr Dotniuiou. Illness In Coal Camps. ScM-re UlnesM In lln- coal ci.mps iia: seriously Intelfered with the pro-eiis.. of ihe canvasner.-, but n spi-ditl effort will he made ill llic-e- distiicn as .soon as the Infliien/.a abate.... ('inn-tm.-rce \y, the first Of the outside pnliin of the distil.-t to earn its honor flap, hlivltiK sithprrlhed 7". per cent, of Its IC'V'tHI iinoi.1. The:- are flaKs also for Co.Whiirst, Cuald.ile and Noble, tflnl At present It lool;s lll.o a race betwe-n. f'onblale and .Vol-leford for tlie honor of the third flat; to be granted in the district, but. t'oallnirM. will come nloiiK Btronc. i'luiirmnn ltaa. Ilm lielleves. when the ejijdctnlc there abateii somewhat. In the race for prrc-ntiiBe of ;ub--criherM, Chairman Ilaiillm nslis as many aH posr.lble to buy bonds. Kven u |.")i) bond :ount''in this race, and who have not. been 'roxlinniely I luini vote;-, b-eoidlne to unofficial n�� i turns up to !* a.m. Socialist Again. Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. d.- William Vun l^�ar, Socialist muyor of Minneapolis, v.aK reelected yerfterd.iy iu the face of iucomploie, returns. Henry Ha* a Chanoe Detroit, Mich., Nov. ('..--Tuesil.iy's election for Ciilted Stale* Mon.itor in MiiliiK-iii bax narrowed down to a nip anil (nek nice, with Lieut.-ConiiUiindei Tinman II. Newbury, ivi'Ulilliiin, nmin-(ainliig a narrow Ii-hiI over llenrv l-'ord. Democrat. A ntreful compUmion made by tbe A�*oduied Trees at 11 :"�*� based on returns from practically 7."i per cent ot tU� precincts, siv,. Nc-a berry 173.103 and Ford 171,a77. Democrat Leads in N. Y. New York, Nov. il.-in ouo ol the closest elections In the history of New York State, Alfred R. Smith, Democratic candidate for governor, held n lead over Gov. Whitman of 32,11."i votes at noon today. Thero were billl to lo heard trom 436 up-atntti ilhitricts upon which ltetmblican leaders bane, their hopes of ovorcomitiK ttt*> Democratic plurality when tho flnnl returns are compiled. .Smith's lead took n sudden jump today -when the complete New York City reluraa were rovltied, ahowIiiK an error which added over 7,000 voles to his already big plurality hero. Won't Know Until December Albany, N*. Y., Nov. ti.-If tho result of the election of New York state officers depends upan tho soldier vote, as now t>enms probable, it will not he known uutll after Dec. Hi. it was slated today at tho offices of Secretary of State Hugo. Lewi* and Weeks Beaten New York, Nov. ti.-Karly today, more than 2-1 hours after yosterday's balloting began, it was not. apparent whether the Democrats or tlio Hepub-iicuiis will control the next congress. fart)' muuuKortf uu both sides predicted they would huvo substantial workinK majorities, but the returns showed between 5 and 75 cowgresBion- tContlnuutl on l'ages Six und Five) The Crows' Nest Puss in setting the pace In the Victory p.iign. The Alberta towns in the Pass have already passed their objective and exceeded the amount necessary to obtain honor flags. The total amount raised up to last night, w.-ib $267,900. Coleman gets a flag and three crowns, and Blairmore, a flag and one crown. O. E. S., Whiteside Is the chairman of the Crows' Nest Pass committee and he is a splendid leader .ind has surrounding him, a lot of energetic workers. Mayor Morrison of Coleman is also a hard worker and he has directed the campaign amongst the miners. The miners have responded splendidly. uiairmore is working just -is well; looming up with a record to be proud of. Getmany Sends Party to Discuss Terms of Peace! PARIS. Nov. 6.-The retreat of the German* along th* whe-l* �f th� front continues, according to the war office tutement. Th* French �r� in contact with the enemy rear-guards. North of Marie, the French have passed beyond Voharl**, flv* mil** southwest of the Important railway Junction .of Vervin*. Italian trM*)t have occupied Le Thul, four mile* southeast of Mont Carnat. The French have crossed the Aisine on both side* of R*th�l, Maturing Bnrty, west of Rethel. North.of the Argonn*. th* French also hav* moved forwarf*. reaching the outskirts of Lameta and Lacaaaln*. GERMAN TROOPS IN GREAT DANGER WITH THL' FRENCH ARMY IN FRANCE, Nov. B.-Aft*r y��terda/� defeat in the region of the Olse, with th* lo�* of 4,000 m*n made prisoner and GO cannon captured, the German* began a n*rat retreat over the entire front of the 1st army this morning. G�n. D*b*nn*y'a men enter*)* Guise at aix o'clock and pushed on tlx milt* further east in elo�e aureult of the German rear-guard. The German troops are in great danger from being, either capture*] of destroyed. IN SUBURBS OF GHENT LONDON, Nov. 6.-(British Wlr*t*a* Service)-The lateat information regarding the military situation at Ghent *hev�a that the allte* hav* reached the suburbs, but that 1h* town Itself I* *tlll holding out. It is possible that like Lens, Ghent will hold out for ��m* time, until a successful encircling movement ha* been accomplished,. GERMAN RESISTANCE STIFFENS Wnnhington. Nov. - - I->.timaif-� made by tho fulled state* sliiopliiK board anil expected to he announced soon contemplate) riiicii a lai'Ke. use of shipping for the return transportn-lion of Aliiericun troops as to indlcutit that (lidi. l'ershluK's expeditionary force will he brought hack to tho I'niti'd States within three months after it is determined that they may he safely withdrawn from the war theatre. Berlin, Nov. 6.-An statement issued here today says: "A German delegation to conclude an ,-irmistiee and take up peace negotiations has left for the western front." Germany Awaitti Terms. Il.n-el, .Nov. An ntnte-ment frmii lier'.in In unnouncluK thn'. the terms ot the armistice for ( hud not atri\eit at tlie (!eniiini capital ii|i l.i to-lay, add-: "Whatever ii may be, the message Is ti wafted in lo-rmnny with a calm In cotifonulty with our dinnlly Truly lln-ie e.\i is tlie right to ask how the del,t> in-,; tactics of our >ul veTMrles can h-- reconciled with the speeches of the entente'* leaders, who recently relterai-al that It would he a crime to prnloiiK the liloodshed any longer than wa- absolutely indispensable." Consider Terms Severe. Copenhagen, Nov. 4.-'Die Herman press considers tho Austrian aimlr.'.lce conditions not only extraordinarily severe, hut unjust and III violation of President Wilson's program. The Frankfort Gazette criticizes the lack of mutuality regarding the re-ItiaKo of prisoners: and also the niaiii-lennnce of ilm "JimtKer blockade,'' while the allies al the same time reserve freedom of action "to make re-iliilsritiuns on cuii'iuered land." The newspaper e.\pl'es.�e.-i tho hope that the allies will not try to Impose similar conditions on (iermany, deciarlnK that this would meun that nil that imd Koue ln-foic, "would ho trifling cumpared with the. horror* to come." The semi-official North Herman (la-zetto, roferrlut; to tlii, luck of rtmipro-city as regards the release of prisoners, says that history shows no such conditions since the days of the Ath- enian prisoners in the mine- of Syracuse The- peine ot ilre>i-l.ij ovsk, it conteudr, �.is ailmliahle and Immune compared with the conditions of the Austrian armistice. GET OFF THRONE \ Heme, Nov. ii.....A mau'icnlii i-,r-ued i li> tlie Cf-rmtiu Sot iali-l party says that Philip Sehiedeiiintm, the party leaiier, with the consent of the party has iisk-d the imperial chancellor to submit direcHy to Kmpcrnr WiUiim a reue.U lliut lie abdicate Tho Socialist manifesto was Issued simultttneousiy with the government'.-; appeal lo the Oerman people aid asked the workers not to leave ilndr work arel to ahstain \rom manifestations. BULLETINS IE A ft LiV E London, Nov. ti.-After a discussion laatliiK all day tho house of commons today rejected u motion made by John ! Dillon, chairman of the. Nationalist ' party, that tho Irish ({tieptlnii be settled without (( - massacve in Russia of all member* of the bour-geoise, which, according to cable dispatches lust week, the Bolshevik! intend to cure out on tfov. 1U. The chamber lies leceivod Information indicating that tlio liolalieviki plan u massacre on a vrreaior scalp than ]ire-vlous udvlcos liave itidlcatmt. The appeal urges th-it tho United States government bo asked lo unite with the governments of tho allied nations to warn Qermnny und the Holshovlki government 'that all participants in any massacre will be held responsible iiiY their llvoa. ORDER RUSSIANS OUT. Amsterdam, Nov. 6.-Germany has demanded the withdrawal of all Russian representatives in Germany, a Berlin dispatch today announces. The German representative* in Russia, it is added, have been called home. PRISONERS DRIVEN INSANE. Athens, Nov. 6.-British prisoners returning from Bulgaria say that terrible tortures were practiced by the Bulgarians upon prisoners, some of whom were driven insane. Serbian and Roumanian prisoners were badly mistreated and in one instance a Greek was hung up by the feet and burned. Many harrowing report* are told by men who have been for some time inside the Bulgarian lines. CZECHOSLOVAK BEPUBLIC. Geneva, Nov. 3-A'new republic came into being when the confer* ence here of Czechoslovak leaders ended yeaterday. Dr. Karl Kramarz, former leader of the Hungarian-Csech party, who spent several years In prison on a charge of treason, bolng released in July, 1917, was chosen first president of the new republic. A majority of the delegates left today for Prague, where the Ci*cho-81ovak national parliament will be formed at once. The Ciecho-Slovak government, a Vienna dispatch says, has placed In circulation new stamp* bearing the design of the Hon of Bohemia. With the American Army on the Sedan Front, Nov. 6.-(2,30 p.m.)- (By Associated Press)-German resistance against American pressure west of the Meuse stiffened considerably today. The Germans are using artillery, gas and machine guns. The village of Beaumont, where there are more than 400 French civilians, is the particuln.' target of the Germans. All last night they deluged Beaumont with poison gas. BRITISH MOVING ALONG. London. Nov. 6--The British last night continued to press after the Germans beyond the Mormal forest, where they have reached the main road from Avesnes to Bavay. Field Marshal halg announced today. Progress was made In otht-r sectors of the battle front as well and more prisoners were taken. Destroy Hundred Planrs With the American Army Northwest of Venlnii, Nov. r. - During the last four days American airmen havo downed or destroyed more than 106 Herman planes and In uddition a large number ot enemy balloons. Slnre the Stenny operations begun, the Americans havo destroyed 431 machines. Far Into the Mountains. Home. Nov. �;. -Dealing with tho military operations leading up lo tho closing hours of the war on the Italian ! front, the official stalenent Issued to-duy shows that the Italian troops swept far northward into ";o mountains of Trentino. Tho '.xt of the statement reads: "Tho 7th army rapidly look the region west of tlie Adige and became master ol i'asso ilellii Medula. Il pushed patrol* along tho lirer In the direction of ltolzano. Tho 1st army occupied the Monticollo. dominating the continence of the Adige and the Noce. At three o'clock Monday afternoon army headquarters were at Trent. "On the remainder of the front the enemy was driven well Into the mountains. "In the plains our cavalry threw Into i\ panic large, marching units of the enemy and encircling them, compelled [ihem to lay down their arms." Still Fighting Austrians. Paris, Nov. u,-Operations in the eastern theatre on Nov. 1 are described in tiie official communication last night as follows: "On tho Save river the Austrians have crossed tho frontier. The town ot Clahnt* was occupied. On the Dan-uhe our artillery fire brought an enemy monitor to a stop. Hefore Belgrade, Serbian cavalry penetrated Hoa-ilia, where they occupied Vardiate. In the direction pf Vlsegard the ^'Austrians were driven hack in disorder. The soldiers are returning to their homes and engaging in pillage along the whole way. French Aerial Operations, Paris, Nov. 6.--The official communication on aerial operations issued last night says: V "During tho day of 'nov, -1 bombing machines dropped more thau 38 tons of projectiles and fired 19,000 carttidKfiR on conroyn and troops In thn region of Vmtdrez and Dnoart; m,20,-, kilograms of proJ"ctlle* wern dropped on the railway elstlona nt; MozleroM. Mnnon, Lumen. Trlsg*. Sedan, [pxterrou and Vendr� eeldorf Nachrichten. DENY THE EMPEROR [El Basel, Nov. C-Report* to ths) al* feet that, Emperor Chart** Wi**gs) t* abdicate sr* decled by a* altletillt** patch from Vienna. Anotacr from the capital of taa ��bI -says that the emperar aa4 . drove In the public parka.e* ^ �ud received cordial aaJataUoM the public. ^ ;