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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta A QUITS THRO^GE; SOCIALIST BECOMES THENEW CHANCELLOR Maximilian issues An Official Statement wick Quits Alsa Close Their Doors." Duke of Brun$-Cabinet .Ministers Resign-Banks PAW^ Nov. 9.--(6.15 p.m.>-Tlie abdication^ot Em-|Msror William is officially announced from Berlin, according Id a Havais dispatch from Basel. JOHN B. WMIE ESAM One the Most Promising and liest Known Younf Slen of the City MAXIMIUAN'S STAllMENT LONDON, Nov.,9.-(Britiih Wireless Service)-A German yirireless received in London this afternpon states the The life ot one of the brightest and most highly regarded young men' of the city was cut off last evening, j when John B. WilKie passed away after an illness of a week, beginning X'- � > . ; , ,, r\ ' \k ' !  i .i- Iwith influenza and developing. into (jermahinfpenal ch�inceilor, rrince Maximilian, issuedi>'i ' I'he circumstancea of his death are following O^^crcc. , ^ distressingly sad'. Mrs. Wllkle only ."the I^a'iser and king has decided to renounce the throne.,[XMT'Ji^tfcaT'^ndXnt? -The imperial chancellor will remain in office untU the !rJ^\i^To,^'^J'^l.''lnl^e C tituatipn xbnnected with the abdication of tK^ kiiseror William s sohrin-law, the Duke of fitunswi^,alidhis successor, have abdicated. ' ' / .'T>�ie rfclgntng; Dilke of Brunawick, whose abdication-la JURi^puneed in a telegram from .Brunawlck-'by way of Bilriln, is ErnMt;i^ttgustMe,-, a son of the Ouke of'Cubiberlaitd. On May.24, 1*13, ha married.,Prinev* Victoria L6ui8ia,thevoiHy^ daughter of Emperor William; They have three aona, the eldest,-"Erfi4st Augustus, whose right to the throne.-Hlsehat been renoOnced.iWtng born M�ll-eh 18, 1�14; ^ v>. � r'''-''^^' German'MiNifTER8:RE�GN ^ ' It l-QNClON,. Nov. �.-(British Wlreleas Servica)-The-crf*d from Berlin. The PrM**l�h:i;M> J. B. Wllkle became active In canvassing and it was .while' at the work that he first .became iil and had to take to his bed. UJlb no surprise that he wfis active in public service ujitll the last. That would have been his wish, had be been given a choice. Mr. Wilkie li^d resided, at Letli-bridge for. a nlimber of years, being engaged first in real estate and insurance and l%ttSi-ly devoting all his tim? to the life insurance business, being general agent-for the Imperial Utb. lyi a'ofeerding to nsW* f^em Ger-Vf i* ^4ported to >Hihove^ Olden-itjle*. ..Generally aMeHMd by ser- h) ^ :^ -  ,v.;.;:-> Oahiah town �|ir If quiet fiMer dls-id to Kave oc- Ittamptad ch frpm the German high'commi^^^suicef^ the courier of tlie armistice envojj^s' started baeJ^^tl)rotigh the �UM^tltie lines last night with the surrei;ider'ter^i^;aind;the ulti- 'i^^^|�riir^r^the reply by. \ lkan;?Moriday^moif^fe|r-'i .,iV. . / L:on(^on, Nov. northern the only dl many oarly| have aprsM; burg and ' the revolt'la; ious' distui Jlepo^rts of Vambrup In ^Schicawlg, tlirbancca a cu^red in; ."-Fouri to*dv-' I* , or. . dorad by th�/soldf�l^,etfHnciis to ..^malh at ^Ir'p6�a iamRoirfrily, Tr�velleiW^ Arriving ^-^rotn .Germany ^�#i&'rt' that the;tflaafr�otlon V lif appifrehtly- confined: to the;..9th' r army'"aoi^pAv,ith regard to the BavaHan revolutionary move-.-ment, Maubeuge Fortress Falls; British Cross the S^dMt France Being Rapidly Cleared of German Forces-^FrencH Troops Reach Mezieres-^British Occupy Aviesnes-h Germans Resist American Attacks. BRITISH CAPTURE MAUBEUGE FORTRtiS LONDON, Nov. 9.-The Britiih force* have captured'the fortrass.'dT Maubeuge, Field Marshal Halg announced today. South of Maubspga, Brlti*h are puehing eaatvvard and are well beyond the Aveanaa-Maubaug* road. \ BRITISH FORCE CROSSING OF SCHELDT LONDON, Nov. 9.-British troop* In Flandera have eroa*ed.tha river Scheldt on a wide front, north ofi^Tofirnai and hiive establtehod thontaolve* on the east bank, according to Field Marahal Halg'a announeamant today. 'The British have al*o croosssd the river south of the elty. They hold;tha' western half of Tournai, . .,,.,,.. WAR OVER OlSI JtALIAN PhONT > ROME, Nov.'9.-"No war event Is reported on the Italian� front^" says the war office statement tsaued under Friday's date. "Tho condltlonB! of the armistice are being carried/out. ..r . RAPIDLY CLEAR FRANCE OF HUNS ^ ' PARIS, Nov. 8.-The Fi^ench; troopa, are continuing to pr***;th*; Germans, having driven the enemy from further largo area* en ifhe southern part of the battle front,'according to the ofriciareemmunieaUen issued tonight. The number of prisoners^ taken yesterday axceada 2iOD{^.; FRENCH. TROORS REACH MEZIEREBv /^^ WITH THE FRENCH ARMY IN FRANCE. Nov. 8.-^aen. �ouf|Ud. tonight holds the west blink of the Meuse river from Sedan to tho.oiit^^ skirts of Mezieres,hi.-tl^oop. during the day having. madOi �n advapco of from five to eight miles. BRITISH OCCUPY AVESNEB 7/,; LONDON, Nov.-8;-:Th* capture: of the important town of Av**htb'. and the occupation Of the waatern portion of Tonrnal ara r�port�d '-Tfio'toxt.^flthe^atatwaont raadiC^ ''There was artlttanr.f and>4mai^ ih1 'guarded the Namur-Charleroif ' |to France by vibe wd^jtofe tii�% Tlver., Thp^mniiiii Bltttate4$il both of the Sa^ftilure a^i 7tta-.coatittyv^' sev�i Selda �f 'nreneh wiirs prior; I iBrliialiT^and branch.Uw^ta^^^ 1914. The town is wltliln a fowfi of the Belgian t)I�rite)^ The: American -army eMt ot tfe�Hi^i*: continued to adTSBC* today luv B^lt* of stf-ong machino.ma naiatiMKv' ^The American* wont aliistf^ifev'tlUai region, both'north and aott^'of,; Tillers.. Along tbo lia* ofr,,tlio '(Ooatinuod Iroia PBf  fh Retuniiiig; Sbldfei� Kick Count teitpold: Off. Train and . ^ Take His Seat .  '-%0*TOSOBOO� .....vsi:v;;V ,..  SOBton, Mas*4 lAiaiiaSof. Gfats'a'coHjf. 31119^ jlay paperi jwill bi frtom.5^o6 cen,t8ii vicinity and to 7 eel ZuricU'.vv.Iifov. 9.-Deplorable condl tions in Austria are described bv a travellers of prominence who hasVr-wasone of ] rived here ;� from A^^leiina. Along,tne ' road the train/wae-iiiVaded by cifpwds. Places : in  tiie coaches ocbupled ))y Count Leopold voii Berchtold, former foreign (minister of Austria-Hungary, and pwihg to descended endeavor- taken that' tlie ac-'gatherlng it started. itiiE. tUe;, Pripce .of sSchoenberg were h and :thfe gbblemep. were ejected. Aa Ar'tillQi^'is�^ri�r ajong the way have iie'en'pJUi^iSd. and f'oodf.tuffs have beenicWtflea.tof^iv'.fHe cpn- firms i^jibrfcsihatanaif'c^yr r^ig^ la the iiitt5rii�jri-'6f> AuMr^ft-Hunga^ '' 'Farilf^. a;r4 einiSr pitlaks^A]^^ - sh6p "Do they cont;ain :d^p revolution ? Are they but ;l due to the reactimi of the defeat ? What authority dod^^ republic proclaimed at Municlv possess ? Thesis are qucstl^.^ which concern Ge,rinany alone." - ^Vr While Germany is reflecting on the allies' terms. Mar|^' Foch continues his/blows>without intermission; The/^ ' army .may break at any moment. There wis^e^sigps today ,;,LONDON,.>io1fV lc-ti*Snifr'1WlMlp**''8e^c*)S-Tho,^ ^bureau iBsued thejrotlaj(viq4.�lil!l4UQcam*nt thi* afternoon. ;>�'j '!Qv),lng to thj .l\*4vy.!jBarit(jin\^6arfag* pnd ,m9oh|iip battle front the pMBi^ilf/Of the,c^urlet-,from M^^rt^U|,l'FM �to..$Pa Wa* so delav�d[ thkt^Ji*Ki* i|io1;7ex|>aeitod to" rgp quarters until thi* aftfr^ooni'lBenaeimai.fitly it |;| unlik�lp r*9trd.to the ar^l^w will b^|e�,*d today/-,- ' 90 6 ;