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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta KAISER UNDER :^^0R� T VOLUME .XI. LETHBHIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 9; 19t8*^ NUMBER-M) PARIS, Nov. 9.--(6.l5 p.m.)--Tlie ayiiGation^ o^^^^^^^^ is officially lioiinced from Berlin, aceording to a Ijavas disjyatcli from Basel. MAXIMILIAN'S STATEMENT y way of Berlin as^jrts,that EmI*i^riWillia^ o\ *runswick;;andhi9e^uccesspr, have abdicated. One^Q�^i^e;|!^i||rt^/P^^ and Biestk^vi?!! Young Men. of the City ,  Foch Stfll Waiting The lite of on^of fhe bright^tanil most highly regarded .young men of the city was cut oft last evening, when John B. Wllkie passed away after an Illness of'a week, beglnhlng Irifluenaa and developing irito and other complications. \ circumstances of his death are distressingly sad. Mrs. Wllkie only recently uiiderwent a severe operation pie if thVy would avert unforseen con and was in a critlftal condition for iflequebces^ declared Chancellor Maxi-soveral days. While her husband was an appeal to. the German I 111 at the home, she was in the Van j " that �� remain V'Haarlem hospital and unable to he at Claimed To Confined To Troops Frqm Sclileswig / Holfltcin . Amtterdam, Nov. 9.-Oases of Insubordination^weurred on Wednesday amongrthf troops of a German naval tdi.Viik)^ns quartered at Lokerne, 12 milm n6i^heast ot Ghent,.accordiijB'ito a report from Sas Van Oent.:;-# SPREADS TCf HANOVER Copenhageiiji^^litttv. 9.-(By As- sDciateci. Priest) northern Qermai a ipikrently confined -to l^he 9th arinjr eorpa which W||8. recruited in'Slshieswig-Holstelmr i-,'--'\ A. PLEPi FOR UNITY Amat�rdam, Nov. 9.-^Al}solute-unity is necessary- among the: German peo- WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.- menfwa^advisedlate today, no word has be�it received by Marshal Fpchfroq^jhe German high command since the courier of the armistice envoys started back through the battle lines last night with the surrender terins/and the ultimatum for the reply by 1*1 a.pii; Motiday morning. ils bedside, before death claimed him. John B. Wllkie Tvas a particularly �-, f I A � -  1 promising young man. Gi'ted as So far as the American govern-1 speaker, and a leader bmongst calm." The chancellor's-' appeal, re-ceiv'cd in'an ofnclal dispatch from Berlin; reads: ; j;',' ., "For more than tour,;years the Ger-a . nidii'i^ation, united and'calm, has en-liis .dured the most severe-sufferings and I fellows, had he lived he would .un- sBcrlflcea. If at this decisive hour doubtedly have filled a place in public ^hen.only absolute unity can avert affairs, ^^s it was he was active 4tt,from the entire Gorman'people'-great mcny movements. He was president ^dangers, tor its future,. Uiternal otjhe Hotary Club, and his dfeatU ^vlll strength gives way, tUiiil tUe conseq- Piiris Confidciilt Gennany. To Capitulate By Miliiday PARIS, Noy. 9.-Germany will capitulate l^etwieen; now and Monday. French opinion, w^i > "The details of fetdluricmty,i|noycmentS;in Germany are lacking,:but we learn enough from hdur to hour al- ready that they are neither superficial nor spacious. ^ "PQ,.they contain dTOpJlreyol'atibn?l Are |h^y but riots MJ(II>? ^^^Gtion of |he dgfipat? ,^at^^^^ i-epub!it prpclairned at Munichl possess? Thcisfe are questions 'which-icoi^^^-^Genn^ -rf-.--^.-^,.., Fpch contwiMCs his >Jows>wfthput mtfermlssibi?. The^trilian l^e felt very keenly in tliat organlza-tiop. He had been "president of> the young Liberal club and was a mem- uendes are unforeseeable. "An indispensible deniand in these docisive.hours which must be made by ber of the Board of Trade. It was.in-everyipeople's government is tlie main- work amongst young boys where John tenaace ot-the hitherto calm.. May Wilkie excelled. -He had a wonderful | every; person bo conscious of the Iiigli influence for good: amongst the boys i responsibility toward ttis principle in of 'teen age. He had taught Bible � yve fulfillment of his duty." classes, been superintendent of Sunday schools and otherwise associated witli' t^e welfare of the younger boys. At the time "of'his death he was .sul�-erlntendent of the boy.-i' department; of the United Church. His last: appearance on the platform was- as a speaker at the annual rally day in Wesley church.* When the Victory Loan drive began, J. B. Wilkie became active in canvassing and it was .while at the work that he first became ill and had .to take to his bed. It is no surprise that he. was active in public service until the last. That -would have been his wish, had be been given a choice; > ' Mr. Wilkie had resided at Lethr KILLS TWO IN U.S. Scranton, Pa., Nov. 8,-tt-Two children weVe .'killed and three'other persons were 'injured at Olyphant, near here, today when a large Dehaviland bomb ing plane ran into a crowd that bad gathered ito see it fly. That more pef? sbns *were not injuredr was due to lileutr-Zirmer, pilot of/the machine, ,w}io wrecked it .to prftVentL. sweeping retre^ frpm/ibe \^ the:M?use.,oy^r.a mahj?; now^isJaroiis^o :e|^y and the li;rencjh a^e along l^jjules. The alteriratiye |i6r Ger-riot^va'sittht^'""' ^ vasion bridge for a number of t^ears, being engaged, first in real estate and injur-;th'e cro^^^ The machine was on'rol ance and latterly devoting all Ws-Ume...^g ^^^^^^^n ^..^ ^ j^^^ g^j.^g^ l�,**'*V^'iLi.f "J^f .L^i'^*"f!f,'l T C|ty..Ldn6 Island, early,ldday to make general agejit for .the Imperuii Llfe-.l-mghtg in this city. The pilot failed to locate the landing pl&ce, owlngi to the'-'iiHsy' atmosphere, iiiid descended in Olyphant: It was w^itle endeavoring ^d, take the air agaM that the accident^ happened, the' cppwd gathering too clbse to the m^chin^ as.it started. (CoWToruED ox Pagb 6) Toklo, Nov. 9.-Bolaheviki foreeavand Auetro-German pria-oheri operating in Siberia are  now almoat completely, scattered,-*' accordln'g>to an � official statement H iaauied'-at ^he'war office here'to-' 'day. Small banda attempted ' pillage several towns during Oe^ tober,"bwi were immediately dit-|>eried, the aMUment adda. /" 4. ^^>^^'^ff O �  ,* . * ^ BOSTON B008T$^PRICE. �  Boston, Mass., NftJv. 9.-The *  -price of all one-cent dally news-�� papery and of fiundhy newspa- �d�y;vUfpers\w)ll bet^^. increased from EitQ Q cants invBoston and H^i � lAtimv wxi to 7> c�;rt8.outside 4> ). ^ a      #  f ^, France Being Rapidly Cleared of German Force*-Fi^i^cK Troops Reach' Mezieres-^British "Occupy ' Avesnes'-i >~;'SK^I8BFi^WrLHELM: WlMielm':-l|A'riK4ng of -Pruaaia-and impiroi^cjif? Germany, was born.^on-January ,27, 1859. . He was agi^a'iidaon of Wilheiml., and came^to the .throheiin 1888, foi-lowihg WAR OVER ON ITALIAN-FRONT - f>e M�Ml*'rN*r-frpm a�tajj - ^'^ skirts of Meiieref,-'W�'^��^MCing-tha day H�v�m ni4�[i* Of from five to eight.jjjjj^V^r^^ ^VESNES, ^| ^ L^yOON. NOV. a.-T^8^_p^t#e^.J^t5. im^rU,., Occupy the (City Where the Archdukie Franz Ferdinand Was, Assassinated Saloniki, Nov.-9,-Allied troops have entered Sarajevo, in Bosnia, according to an official statement issued today by the French headquarters-here.-It, was at Sarajevo that Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was, assassinated just prior to the outbreak of the great war. : SERBS WERE INVITED. London, Nov. 9.-In their advance north of the Danube and the Save; i the Serbians entered M$l-davia/tdai2,1W0,, and the' occupation, of ^Ki I. Field ' MaMhal Halg'a.vd' 'r:^:.ar)tlaK''-:Hk^/and. machine gun activity at , seyiriih-. points during the hlgh^. ITlfii morning the French reaUlfieii their march forward along the.en-fjre ilne^" � \ ^C.  The Occupation of Maubeuge � -Loudon, Nov. 9.--The text of the British statement reads: ; "T'h_e^fortress of MaubeugeMias been captured by the Guards.aud,'63nd divisions. We have made- good progress sdiith.of that town,and afe.'well east ot tlie Avesnes'Maubeuge.;^9.Ad.(.. "Nptth of Tournai, we are.restab-lisjipd on'the east bank of the Scheldt, a^out Herinnes and Berchem." (The&e two towns arb about nine miles .part). � Maubeuge was the last'important French fortress m the'hands ;of;v the, Germans. Before the war it was con- to Frariife by>tlle.^war ' nv6r. . ^ - The town sltiiate'd on. f^th (I ot. the Sambre i and wa^. foutadeif ]| 7th century; SeTeralffamou^ ' fields, of French ^ara. prior tft^-l$ in close, proximity to;'Maubeugt Maubeuge was take^i by- th�^ mans after heavy .fiKbtinr. British and French late in' Jk6 1914. . Tbe-town is wltUin a tew'i of the Belgian bordari aoiftli'of -which is 13 mile's iuortftward-.b-Namur is about 4'cr'Bille8 east east of Maubeuge and> Gharl^roisli midway between the two'.- ^J'ti*', Machine Qun Reii|tanaej^'f: ^ With the American Aiiuy at Nov. 9.-/By ;th*'A�|9irf�tWf PrM^^ The :American army eAst'pt'.th�/1feu|f^ ^ continued *to advance, itodnyvillir^iiillpi ot strong'niachine/|UB.'mtatapBli;^%^>HB haa not'held public office. .' lUner >^a�.varra^ted some time , agv ter.fia'ving pub|l8hed the newa that* "Of rmilny JHly '28. 1�14, was i|fi9i|IMs|ha'h'etS>cl^yB ago. Ohly/,aeaht^ i^fi^jiagea are arrlv- ,. Ing from O'ermflhy^wltir regard .to |^hv^^,virl,n^.r^V^JUtlonaEy.,rove. . Withjhe Mport'iug of .|21;7S0 by; the teams' of Victor)' X^oan canvassers^ On Friday, tiothbrtdge 'city;' and district passed the three-quarter.imillionimaflt; and took a hltlh on the routed that leads to the million , dollar record which^^Chairnian Baalim and. hisMi^ellH ers have hung up as the mark --with which they will be satlsiled; ' > ! . On Thursday evening the total-stood I at $737,750. On Friday evenl?ig'lt Jiad I climbed to $768,900. niiethbrldgo now, boasts three crowns: to -;ita.-.lionor.'v:(ag. This is exclusive 'of .all'convidrtod bonds. ' Yesterday the'i'^lty i sinking fuiid committee held a tiieetiug'and^ide-cided to convert $152i500'Ot-DomihlAn treasury notes, purcbfi^Mlra cQUpl'B Vf years ago into 191S ^ Victory ,^'Loaii bonds. Were it admiawWe-.to-TiSoUnY this In the total of J�18iVlctory-liOan bonds sold here I,;;t'today ..would.be over the.|(IOtfiOOOvDl)lLrl(>aad the lAilllon.mark would'bo j�ritllJtfe*iiSr reach. S. J. Shepb0f4ir�Ob,airman' ,ot the 1917 Victory Loan states that last yeai-; conversions wqire 'loSUriteai in Vtiie total, fbta. CMrtnan' BaUlqi refuiea ,to count tiiem until bpyxfpelvaa-^amw permlssiou.to' do so iron, tbe eseou- tjve for goutljern So far Noblefordaflcl (??|H)m|5^t'H�ye1 failed ;.to earn tUelr^ JiowiF -flala*/f�J�t they are ^getting wltnlJ�*WUtlm*��-tance. Coaldale an||j>Cp|)i^ proudly floating the^r^flifia.^ Owing to the prevail'"^ iluenza Inahe miping:'lei.''4oSii 'V . ' Supt.' Livingston and Secfe^rjf^j cock of the miners'-^foh-M canvass made Other concerns which'hare h6nor emblem ~ duriifg .the hours are the Scott^riiit qp.~ luud, barrister,-St^cey liumbet'"' " thb Canada Wekiern Nat\ii?l Twe Mlllieh Oir'Three Hii Toronto, 'So%-. 9i-ilThf> iqary upUo nbon today; ti(4n 'ubabrlptlons '\n$U r^r'^Cahada' pt M�f,27MB*S tollowi: ^ ' ^ , BrlUBA ColjimbJ* .,.> ll AUwrta .J. , sa8i(4tp^9wan ManitolS...... Montreal ..... ,.%./. Quebec (onteide -Mogi treal) New.Brui>pwlek \ Nova Sa>tt^,i.-. PripcaDdwwdJaiind ^3 . TorwUJr'H^ Oataiio v(pttUl�l� ot. ^inl9ion| tatiL';!^