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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PUT THE KAISER UNDER VICTORY BONDS. DO IT QUICK! vou-mk xi. LKTIIHHIDCK. ALBKIVI'A, SATIUHAY, NOVKMHKK 9. 1918 NUMBER 280 PARIS, Nov. 9.-(6.15 p.m.)-The abdication of Emperor William is officially announced from Berlin, according to a Havas dispatch from Basel. -A Get-; this afternoon states the | Maximilian, issued the! No Age Limit TOO OLD TO FIGHT MAXIMILIAN'S STATEMENT LONDON, Nov. 9.-(British Wireless Service) man wireless received in London German imperial chancellor, Prince following decree: "The kaiser and king has decided to renounce the throne. "The imperial chancellor will remain in office until the situation connected with the abdication of the kaiser, the renouncing by the German crown prince of the throne of the German empire and of Prussia and the setting up of a regency, have been settled." "For the regency he intends to appoint Deputy Ebert as imperial chancellor and he proposes that a bill be brought in for the establishment of a law providing for the immediate promulgation of general suffrage and for a constitutional German national assembly, which will settle finally the future of the German nation and of those peoples which might be desirous of coming within the empirdl "Berlin, November 9, 1918. "The Imperial Chancellor." ; REVOLUTION SPREADS N ! LONDON. Nov. 9. -(British Wireless Prtss)- It is re-j ported from Amsterdam that a revolution is now spreading; all over western Germany. It is reported to have reached: Cologne. '  - BANKS STOP PAYMENTS I One of the Most Promisinc and LONDON, Nov. 9.~(Briti?h,Wirtle8B Press)-Another j Ifcsl ^XnlT ^ dispatch from Amsterdam saying that owing to the rush on I --- banks in Berlin these institutions have stopped payment. DUKE OF BRUNSWICK ALSO LONDON, Nov. 9.-(British Wireless Service)--A telegram received from Copenhagen from Brunswick by way of Berlin asserts that Emperor William's son-in-law, the Duke of Brunswick, and his successor, have abdicated. REVOLT (kiinicd To Be Confined To Troops From Kchlcswig-Holstcin JOHN B. WILKIE Foch Still Waiting 'I'll.' life (if unr nla anil other complications. The circumstances of his death are illstp sslngly sad. Mr.-. WilUlf only recently luiderwent a severe operation and was In a critical rendition for seven! days. Will!" lift" husband wan ill i\\>' honii', she was In tin- Van Amsterdam, Nov. 9.-Cases of insubordination occurred on Wednesday among the troops of a German naval divisions quartered at Lokcrne, 12 miles northeast ot Ghent, according.to a report from Sas Van Gent. SPREADS TO HANOVER Copenhagen, Nov. 9.- (By Associated. Press)-The uprising In northern Germany, according to to no at' (:(clags fortreife � "aiinl guarded the Nahiur-'dharlernl rblftiii Into Franco by the way of tho Sambre river. The town is sltuuted on both banks of the Sambrc and was founded in the 7th century. Several famous buttle fields of French wars prior to, 1800 are in clone proximity to M�ubeu�e... .Maubeuge was taken by the Germans after heavy lighting wltH ^the Uritlsh and French late in August, 101-1. Tho town I* within a few miles of the Belgian border, south of Mont, which Is in miles northward by rail. Xamur Ik about 40 miles east-northeast of Maubeuge and Charlerol about, midway between the two. Machine Gun Resistance With the American Army at lotUii. Nov. P.-(By the Associated Prtae)- Tho American army east of the Meuse continued to advance today In .eylte of strong machine gua rwlaUaccs The Americans went ahead lit.^hl* region, both north and south ef,Pam.-vlllers. Along the line of the Miuae (Continued from Page 6). Toklo, Nov. 9.-Bolsheviki force* and Austro-German prisoners operating in Siberia are now almost completely scattered, according to an official statement issued at the war office here today. Small bands attempted to pillage several towns during October, but were immediately dispersed, th* eMUment adds. A BOSTON BOOSTS PRICE. * Boston, .\lnaa., Nov. 9.-Tho ? -price of all ono-cent dally news-  papei'g and of Sunday newepu- X7, respectively. All one-cent * dallies will bu advanced to two cent a a copy. The i>rico of Sunday pni>ora\ will lie increased from 5 to 6 cents in l)o�ton and vicinity nnd to 7. cents outside the suburban aonu.  ^..............: Basel, Nov. 8.-During the sitting at the diet palace today a decree was passed deposing the Wittelsbach dynasty, according to a dispatch received here tonight from Munich, Bavaria. Paris, Nov. 9.-Kurt Eisner, a Munich newspaperman and prominent in Socialist circles, Is the leader of the revolution which has broken out in the Bavarian capital, it appears from information received here. Some newspapers designate him as president of the Bavarian republic which has been proclaimed. Elener, the advice* add, has organised a committee consisting of workmen, soldiers and peasants, in many respects similar to a Russian Soviet. > Eisner is a newspaperman on the Munich Post. He first came into public attention in 1905 as a gifted speaker at Socialist meet-Inge. He .'* now about 45 years old. He has not held public office. ' Ilsnsr waa arrested some time ago for having published the new* that Germany on July 28, 1914, waa mobilizing her army. He was released after serving a aentence lasting until 16 daya ago. Only ecant massages are arriving from Germany with* regard to th* Bavarian revolutionary movement. ' Three Quarter Million  Mark Has Been Passed With the reporting of $21,750 by Ihc teams of Victory Loan canvassers on Friday, Lutlibrldgo city and district passed the llireo-uuarter million mark, nnd took a hitch on the route - Hint leads to the million dollar record which Chairman Haalini and his helpers have initiK up he tho mark with which they will he satisfied. On Thursday evening tho total stood at $7:i7,7fi(�. On Friday evening It had climbed to $758,000. Lethbrldgo now,! boasts throe crowns to its honor flag. This is exclusive of all converted bonds. Yesterday the city sinking fund committee held a meeting and decided to convert $152,500 ot Dominion treasury notes, purchased a couple ot years nno into 11*18 Victory Loan bonds. Wero It admlsuable to count this in ih�i total of 1918 Victory Loan bonds sold hero Lethbrldgo' today would be over the 1900,000 mark and tho million mark would bo within easy reach. S. J, Shepherd, chairman of the 1917 Victory Loan states that last year conversions ware ^counted in the total,,bttt Chairman' Baalim refuse* to count them until he receives official permission to do so from the executive for Southern Alberts. So far Xobleford and Coajhtirat have' failed to earn their honor flags 1 but they are getting w|tnln striking distance. Coaldale and Commerce arc proudly flouting the|r nags today, Owing to tho proyalenee of the influenza in the mining camps at No. 3 anil No. 6 the house to house canvass has been, greatly retarded, but yesterday Chalnuwi Banllut visited, the imines and was able,to urrangeywltu \ . Sunt. Livingston and Secretary Peacock of the miners''Union to have & canvass made of all the men 'Wklle working in the mines. In this it is expected that Gen. Longwbrtb'a army will make a big drive iq th* next week, and go overbite $116,000 objective before the drive closea' sett . Saturday night. 'f_* Other concerns which hare warn an honor emblem during the paet '14 hours aro the Scott Fruit Qp, M.'Oat-lnnd, barrister, Stacey Lumber Co.>a�;(l the Canada Western Natural Oaa'Cd. Two Million Off Three Hundrod / Million . Toronto, Nov. 9.-The official auaV niary up to noon today of Victory Lo�n subscriptions ln�loat�d a'.tota,) for Canada of �JII,27�,�M. dividH a� follow*: British Columbia .... Alberta............ Saskatchewan....... Manitoba . ........ Montreal ..... Quebec (outside Mou treal)............. New Brunswick...... 'PlM0(< Nova Scotia ...... .. UAM.1 Prtnc* Edward Island . " Toronto........... Ontario Joutaido of Toronto.) ......... Dominion: total loot year same p�Ho� .. IW.OH.gO* n4.3SO.tlO, W.0H|fl� nil---T THE WBATtfM Hi�� ............ low ......... � e.o �j -'flB - ' For*cae*-Falt, ''-** 21 ;