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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PUT A PUNCH IN YOUR PA; ^TlUjM -- BUY VICTORY BONDS! VOLUME XI. LjgTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. . ^.TfiURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 191^ NUMBER 278 ARMISTICE DELEGATES MEET FOCH ON WESTERN FRONT G^iiii?in Navy in Possession Rebels KIEL SCENE OF VIOLENT OUTBREAK Demonstrations in Berlin of Soldiers Who Havi Workers Council Control AJfairs at Kiel-Military Com-mantJant Meets Their Demands. PRJNCE MAXIMILIAN TRIES TO r CONSOLE THE RESTLESS PEOPLE 1__ : ^ LONDON, Nov. 7.-The entirfc German navy and the greater part of Schleswig are in the hands of the revolutionists, accor3ing to reports reaching London from Copenhagen > : DEMONSTRATIONSi P|ERP STOCKHOLM, Nov, 7.-MI!ontinuous deif^onstrations are taking place inrBerlin, according to the Social^Djemocraketen. Twenty-thdMsand ideserters^ from, the anny are' marching thi'eWilK.lhK* stfeets of the capital. . 'ivcCa 'ri^ ttiat "in' order to m^ike: an end ^REVOLUTION for the front and that "the neaotiatlena Will be serlouily endangered disturbances.and lack of discipline." DEMAND IMMEDIATE END AMSTERDAM, Nov. 6.-German Sociar-Democrais have notified the government, through FreiderichEbert, the vIce-presicTeht of their party and president of the main committee of the reichstag, that their repre-sentaivea will resign their ministerial posts If the War is not brought to an immediate end. , TO SUPPRESS REVOLUTION. London, Nov. 7.-The German authorities have decided to suppress the. revolution at Kiel, according to a dispatch from Copenhagen to the Exchange Telegraph company. Several thousand soldiers from Fehmarn Island have been ordered to Kiel. ' The workmen and soldiers' council, these advices state, have decided to make a stubborn resistance. WORK STOPPED AT HAMBURG. . London, Noy. 7.-^The Wolff Bureau of Berlin anndtinces that all work has stopped at Hamburg owing to a strike and that undisciplined acts and outrages have taken place. The news agency reports similar occurrences from Lubeck. Rests With the City Council Whether Stores WillXlose Until 12.30 p.m. Every Day I - � � : STORES OPEN AS USUAL TOMffl|ROW. i. The city commissioner* at a meeting this aftern^n decided to allow the stores to remain open for another day. In the n�iftantime the matter will be fully considered and a decision as to whether to observe the provincial order or not, reached. That means the stereos will be open all day tomorrow as usual. ED,MONTON, Now 6.-The provincial board of'health after making as full inquiries as was practical yielded at last to what aeemed to he the desire that the hours of business should be shortenfed.in.order to combat Influenza, therefore, an order was passed this afternoon closing'all offices and-mercantile retail shops of all,kinds in cities over 8,000 until 12.30 p.m. commencing Friday, November 8, and continuing daily until Saturday, November 16, inclusive, eycept banks, doctors and'^dehtal offices and cigar stores, .government and municipal offices, rsataUrants, drug stores, wholesale houses, telegraph and raitvyay offices. ,'>'^'^^. ', ' / In a word the intention is to close the retail meroAntile shops and offices generally unless as excepted|,. To put it in another form the order will not apply to, nor effect, wholesale houses, hotel*^ restaurants, eating houses, barber shops, printing establishments, fa�f ' ^ tors, governmental nor munlcipai offices, nor cigar-owing to the fact that it has a standard-half holiday noon, the stores Will be open in the forenoon Wediier they are now.. ^ Edmonton merchantis consented to the'b*^ . epidemic is very serious there, .it. .i.^-'^t'Trn.'^ The 'regulation "can-be .mddiiied or-npt^.^ affected disem It unnecessary. � 'fl TuoBd�y.,it, is very encouraging nevertheless, and OhitimaD Baalim, and his workers are"* confident that Lethbridge will yet-reaoji the million dollar mark. r . , ' 1 This 'fesllng was %qux oat by a re- > port this aiomlngtliat'thp dty sinWng fund 'trustees are oonsiderlng the advisability >ot purchasing $6(9,000 more bonds inaddition to the $i00,000 worth purchased Tuesday.|;,WI�en thd Herald called at the, city'Ott}oeBtlie'trustees were congid^Hng the matter. ' j(Contiuued on Page 11). Ottawa, Nov. 9.-It is officially .announced today that Hon. T. W. Gro-there, minister of labor, who is now en i'bute tor California, has handed his resignation to Sir Robert Borden add that It has been accepted. Hon. Gideon Robertson, who has represented labor in the cabinet for soma . time pasv, in addition to acting as chairuiau of the Canadian registration board, has been appointed successor to. Mr. Crothers and was sworn in at noon today. Mr. Crothers resigned on the ground' of ill-health. Senator Robertson, Uio now minister, has been closely in touch jvith the work of the labor department since entering the government a year ago. Some of the more important labor disputes which he was successful in ailjusting were those of the Nova Scotia miners, last January, and the Canadian Pacific railway maintenance-of-way men, involyipg 8000 employees, last February, fi^ was sole arbitrates" in the T. & V,ff-, In House qt Hepresentatives- Senate Control Still Undecided �----V' Washington, Nov, 7.--Control oMhe United Stfttes senate continued to remain iu doubt early today on the face of returns from . three states, where contests between the Democrat and Republican' candidates continued elope. The Republicans further increased their majority in the house when two 6t the three seats from South Dakota were "conceded to them. Three seats, one each In South Dakota, New Mexico and'Montana, still remain In doubt. The .Staging of. the two parties in tim n^xt ho^se,"-without the three miss-�IJ%-'districts, is: ': Republicans, 2.36; :;Democrats, 195- a'Republican-majority of 41. ^ In the senate, - without the three �doubtful- seats, there are 47 Republicans and 46 -Democrats. Of the senate races yet to be decided, Truman il. Newbery, Republican, appeared to he maintaining his lea;d over Henry Ford, the Democratic cais didate in ^Michigan.' - �� Supporters of Senator Fall of New Mexico continue-^o claim his election on the basis of scattering returns. As these reports' came from unofficial sources the contest, continued- to be placed in the dout)tful class. In Idaho, Frank H. Gooding was making deep inroads into the majority credited to Senator J.' F. Nugent, Democrat. Elarly today Nugent's lead was only 446, with 85,000 of the state's estimated vote of 95,000 counted. Oembcrat Wins New York^; Nov. 7.^With 43 districts missing and,the soldier vote as yet uncounted, Alfred ,E. Smith, Demo-ci'at, had a majority of 12,235 votes today over Gov. Charles Whitman, Republican,-in the gubernatorial contest, Qii the face of rfevlsed returns. The totals'were: Smith, 987,965; Whitman, 976,720. . The soldier vote, estimated at 15,000 Was conceded by the Republicans to favor Smith, ope estimate being 65 per cent, of these ballots for Smith, 25 per cent: for Whitman and the remainder for the Socialist candidate. LONDON, Nov. 7.-Little doubt is entertained in Lon^ don that Germany will accept the armiistide terms of ^thq allies owing to the increasing gravity of her position, militar-i* ily and internally. The pace of the German retreats greatly afccelerated yesterday,, became almost a rout. The threat at �the enemy's communications, accentuated by the captUIT^ Vervins, only eight miles from Hitson, railway centrej'ialsqf Omicourt, VO milefvfrojt|^^IW|^eres and eight miles, Sedan. The average^4%ar^ce on' the whole imi^ens|," yesterday was six miles. The German flank at -\|ale;icl vyas tupiedi ^Isothe'lflahk west of,the 1 Meuse; PrincjC precht's 71 divisions, forced to retreat northward;^ it difficult to escape witKoiit being shouldered acrl^mCT Dutch .frontier.  ^   . . - . - s?f.m ARMISTICE HAS NOT BEEN SIGNED Washington, Nov. 7.-An?official aiinouneement from.the state.d� 'today awaiting news Of the result of the German application, under a;flag of truce, for an armistice, alihough, it 'S'generally believed that seyerfti , days will pass before a tfuae^an be arrangeii. , � FOREIGN OFFICS DENIES. New Yorkt 'Nov. 7.-The New York Bureau, whjch is affiliated wit|i : the Central News, sent out a dispatch on its financial news tickers this ' afternoon under a London date, reading as follows: "At 3.30 o'clock this afternoon the foreign office announced that It t . had no confirmation of the report that Germany had accepted the arihlSr tice conditions. railway dispute in April last and his efforts which resulted in the successful conclusion of the Winnipeg civic atrika will long be remembered. Senator Robertson will be the sec-, bnd minister with a portfolio holding' a seat iii the senatej the other being Sir James Luughee'd, who holds the departQ)ent of soldiers' civil reestaU-llshmeiit. Two other appointments have been made. Col. Hugh Clarke, M.P., parlia-n-.e^tary under-secretar.r for external affairs, becom'2s parliamen^i'.v undor-Beoretarx for tiie department of mlli-tii; and llefonsa. P. H. Keefer, M.P. for P.ort Arthur and Ksiiiva has-been appointed parliamentary nnder-lecre-tary for exterm'.' affairs" The position of parliamentary un-der-aecretary for the department cf militia and defense ha/ been vacant since the appg>intment;of F. B. Mc-Curdy; MiP.'^as iparli#meiitary secretary of the department of soldiers' :f|r51 ra-ostabllshment. Ottawa, Nov.'6.-The cabinet ' council has passed an order-in-, council respectii^g war bonus for civil-servants.. But the terms of the order are and the amount, of Ijonus granted ' will not be , announced until after approval .by the governor-general, probably to-nsorrow. � j Nature of Bonus. Ottawa. Nov. 7.-The EJvenlug Citizen in a noon edition definitely states that the bonus to civil servants, an official announcement in regard to which Will be made this afternoon, is .confined to those receiving'less than $1800 per annum. A certain amount will he set aside for each department' and the sum will be allocated by the department^ headsi Some will get nothing, others will get ?100. Others again will go to a maximum of $250,vor, in some exceptional cases,. $350. The distinction which was ^applied ia bogus payments between the east' and west is to be ^vlped out, according to the Citij^eu,.and an,trea,ted on tha same basis. yT}ils'was^one of the requests of the 'Civil servaiits' fedora-" tion. y I The bonus js" designed to aid in respect to thfe cost of living rather than being; -considered - as salary Increases. FOCH'S MESSAGE LONDON, Nov. 7.-Marshal Foch,Jthe allied commander-in-chief,''l(i;is notified the German high copimand that if the German armiatiee de.l�(ik-:i' tiop wishes to meet him it shall advance to the French lines along the ( Chimay, Fourmies, La CBpeile and Guise roads. i From the French outposts the plenipotentiaries will be conduet�4% . to the place decided upon for the interview. The name of this plaeeris not given In the official text of the note from Marshal Foch, which raads ' as follows: � , "To the German High Command from Marshal Foch: >,i ' "If the Gertpan plenipotentiarieo wish to meet Marshal Foch to/a�te ; l^lm for an armistice, they are to .advance to the French outposts'.iiyj�,r the Chimay, Fourmies, La Capelle and Guise roads. Orders have bSftni given that they are to be received and conducted to the place'fixed.iTor! the interview." CUf^ZON GOES TO-FRANCE. London, Nov. 7.-Earl Curzon, member of the British war coun-' cll, it is announced, has gone to the continent on official business. WAR ENDS IN FEW 0A�8.. from Berlin to meet Marshal Foch are considered here as. an assurance that fighting win be over in �> a few days. This causes satisfaction everywhere, but there Is,no celebrating here and London is as. quiet as it has boent at any i\mt during tKe past four^yaars..,!. The last days/cf the war., have :l>een' BO crowded with enormous jeventfl that there is no room left for si^rprises'and sensations. The terms of President Wilson^ note to Germany dealinfe! with the freedom of the seas and. compensation ^o the,alli the ^ ,hard peessed German armies have n9 fresh divisiona left to tb'row Intovtbs battle and they,have, no great rejj of ammunition.' The Gerjnan | are demanding peace at any jM^oaAti save, whatever, they may from.; wreckage. A few Junker nevfa are still crying for war to,' tHAj.li ditch, but the SocIaUsta seain tp^w, turned the scales deeiBtTjsIy.. w,Vf^to other i|i)*ectlon � From a British ;$t�ftl^oint the' * est- humiliation j:6�imniy .^i|l win be In havinf her<^fia�t inn pais ouf without^ o^i;f great the death. But news fr^m.^" it doubtful?wUetberUb� a go into battle U th^i}; rraau ; cide to fight., 'r^^^iet. i; 658556 ;