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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta REMEMBER THE VICTORY MONEY IS STILL NEEDED VOLUME XI. LttTHHUmGK, ALBERTA, TCKSDAY, NOVKMHKU 12, I'MR \['MBKF\ 282 WELCOME THE BOYS HOME WITH AN OVER-SUBSCRIBED LOAN TO VICTORY German Soldiers Mutiny; Marching Towards Holland AMSTERDAM, Nov. 11.-(Monday, 11:30 .m.)-German troops at t*ie Beverloo camp in Belgium have mutinied and are marching with their guns toward Holland. SOLDIERS' COUNCIt, AT FRONT AMSTERDAM, Nov. 11.-A eoldlere' council hai been formed at the front and will tubmlt Its demsndscto Field Mnrthal von Hlndenburg tomorrow, says a Wolff Bureau dispatch from German general headquarters. Prepare To Double The Pressure For This Week's Big Wind-up. Push Ltthbrldge district ahead � couple, of more hundred thousand during the balance of the campaign. Double up on your contributions, Mr. Well-to-do, a* a tribute to the allied victory. Invest your money to aid In preparing for the "Boys when they come marching homfi." Just around the corner in the old Southard block, ask for Mr, Baalim or Mr. Gibbons.. Either on* will give you a sheet of paper and a pan and show you how to make 5 1-2 per cent on the best security In the world. Ordinary peace time investments look cheap albngilde of It._ TwoFingersandaSmile! Wave Your Dollars Now The actual flrjlitln;} In the great world war Is over, but the nations of the world still have to pay for It. Canada la no exception to the rule. To round out victory we must see to It that the debts contracted during the past four and one-half years are paid, and we must undertake the reconstruction period. question of tho disposition of Germany's c.olouicn. tho Manchester (iiiardlim any thnt somo nf ttio.su in-terestoil In colonial iiuontloiis an- ask-inn whether thn tlnio Ih not coming �when "America will reconsider her at-litudo In regard id undertaking terrl-'orlal obligation* in (he backward regions of the earth." "tf tin* administration of German colonics Is to bo iiddi'd to tho ulrcftily enormous burden resting upon tho. Hrlil.Hh Kuyiiro," Hip nowipaper miyx, "�this burden^, if carried on by us or shared In some manner between (irnat Britain and France, may b�>eoin� altogether too unwieldy. Thorn la grout-rut need lu colonial,administration of tho olflcloiil of liberal-minded help which America could supply." AriuiMice Dclcfcutefi Wanted to lie Assured That Blockade Would Ik Removed ALLIES WILL NOT, SEE THEM STARVE1 PINCHER CREEK HILLCREST Don't let your town's name be missing in this list on Saturday. ( , Get busy and get your Hag and some crowns, too. Be able to fly the flag when the boys come home. WELL KNOWN LADY Report That Emperor of Austria Has Abdicated LONDON, Nov. 12.-Emperor Charles of Austria has abdicated, according, to a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company, quoting private advicestfroin Vienna. Victor Adler, leader of the Austrian Socialists and foreign secretary Tn the cabinet formed at Vienna on October 31. Is dead. It la reported. It is rcpcitto tha* a general strike will be declared In Vienna tomorrow. The abdication of Emperor Charles has been rumored several times In the past two weeks, lint nenr of these reports have been confirmed. On October 2U, it was reported that he had fled from Vienna, but this wni denied by a Berlin newspaper which said he was at the Austrian capital on Octoaer 30. 'From Our Own �?orri"snonK tho dole-Kates to nlllx thulr signatures to (he ugr cement.. Tho courier who was waiting at Spa left lnimodlat.lv for thn lines and crossed them without incldeni. lie re.iehoil !h(> Chateau de Krnucfnrt at ^ o'clock In tho morniiiK nnd found the German lilenlpoienilurli** waiting. They ashed, after they hail reud their Instructions, to see Martial Koch, who was lu a special train on u switch near the chateau.  Marshal Koch, with Admiral Sir IJiuslyi) Wfm.vn.-t, first lord of the )irll-| i*h navy, received them. A discussion j which Is described by tho Temp* cor-respondent us being "rather loan.' ttWU^rtS fi:uTinSnr:i AMSTERDAM, Nov. 11 .-The entire German northern SatrfBi^ and the island base of Heligoland are in the hands of oviock. soldiers' councils, according to a telegram from Bremen. rremlf r Olemonreau, receiving!  correspondents today, said, on the quest ion of tho blockade: "The German plenipotentiaries Insisted, abovo all, upon tho utifstlon of food. Wo will maintain, it Ih well. understood, tho blockado during tho forms of tho armistice. Nevertheless, as the situation in Oormnny and Austria Is desperate, wo will do every-, thing possible to feed thorn what we'trust wor,,, wiu 1VGV(,r BKlli, WitnnsR, has subsided. A calm reigns over can in fairness to ourselves. It Is a, f{|o rjiWJwl ^ w|,h (ho cr|mgon of (h(> braV(Mt am, ,eflt of (lR, 80,s London, Nov. 1.'.-Poin-ei-iiini� the evacuation of tin- left, tinnk or the Hhino. it pointed otit that t! t'uQ ' Ithino. j Tho territory is 'jn.nno square niile�; I in extent, with u po[i;iluti! by tbreo newspapers, the Vnrw.'.erts. the Loltaio Aiui'lpT, fonueily tiii> Kmpoi'or's favorite newspaper. Mini iciw I'p-cliristeneil Die "Hod. Flat?" and t!io former senil-ollioial or-can, Ilio (iernian Ca/.otte, which hai> lalo'ii the new iiaino of "Thf International." Tho revolutionary movement is continually spreading. KoeniKshurK, Frankfort and Sbur, aro now controlled by 'he Huvibts. It :r, oil' lal-Iv reported tliai there arc no disorders. A statement issued liy the Iter-lilt so!d|e|-.,' inn! worl,men's council says that all public services leave been placed under the control of the council mnl thai all (he hwilliiK olllcc.s are bolni; till"! by 111" council. This adaiilllstrat ion. it adds. is fetiiltied "but Its leaders are inspire! with tho new spirit of liberty." Tile fonmlat-on of the new t'n-imnii republic was proclaimed by I'lillipp Scliledemann from [he stops of the fives Irani (iernian control the *'�'�- - roich- Yesterdny the staff at the Victory Loan office and the canvassers took a holiday, and the total in the Lcthbridp,e drive was not changed, standing at $776,650. But this morning all territory In the city and district was thrown open to any canva*ser and'the last big clean-up drive was started, to keep up till next Saturday night when the drive stop*. iJo one who has failed to buy a bond will be overlooked. This morning Diamond City was sent Its honor flag. So f*r over $11,000 has been subscribed at the coal camp, which is more than double last year's contribution. The C. P. R, employees of Lethbridge are making a name for themselves. Yesterday In spite of the celebration they turned In, at one time, $10,000 In applications. Last year the whole division took $36,000 bonds. This year, with the district cut off to the west, the employees are going over the $40,000 mark. One section foreman cleaned out his bank account and took $3,200 In bonds, and a bridge worker took $1,500, paying for them in cash. The mer. are eager to buy bonds thlo year aa thsy reai,-ize it Is a good way to have money. Another big boost is expeetsd at loan headquarters today as the city council was arranging this morning with the Bank of Montreal to borrow $50,000 against Dominion notes held by. the city for the purpose of buying long term Vlcto�y Bonds. The Dominion notes are not convcrtabio, but under this plan the actual money will be paid over for the new bonsfc and will therefore count on the total. This will bring the total up over the $850,000 mark tonight, and with the big sweep in operation It looks good for Lethbridge and Immediate district to reach the million mark before Saturday night. That Is the objective. Help Chairman Baalim and the canvassers to realize it. Hold Heliogoland and Fleet ; unity independent Kovcrniiiont of Lux-iemburB, invaded by llonntiny at tho' , hi'Hlnnlnx of tho war. I Is.tilK building ADHERES TO THE \ftor four years and threo months ot tho fierce hurrlcano of war, a ' hurrlcano such as tho world lias never witnessed, and which wo can only 1 question of tho transport which dominates all those problems." Faar Starvation. Jxindon, Nov. 11.-The full text of tho German wireless dispatch giving I tho mesKajfo from Foreign Secretary recovered aufflclontly to bo up nnd | gi0if to Becretaryot WaVe"7 l""st,,r>' ot ,lle "f"8' tho lido vainly beat, and in its Bow Island Iohbs one of Its most Rift-1 n0? make it clear whether Dr. Solf re- rui'"!> wrought destruction on those who, In tho umdnoss of tho will for world i. jer|>0(j to t)je armistice conditions or power, ossayed to flout tho laws ot God and mini. """"" '" """" Tho Llano for which tho free nations of tho world have waited with buted Amsterdam, Ntev. 11. -Field Marshal von Hindenburg is not in Holland, according to a telegram from the semi-official Wolff Bureau In Berlin. He remains at main headquarters and adheres to the new government. The telegram adds that Crown Prince Rup-precht of Bav.Ti*, commander of the German northern army group, has not fled, as some reports have declared. London, Nov. 11.-A supplementary declaration to armistice terms was signed to the effect that In the event of six German cruisers, ten battleships, eight light cruisers nnd fifty destroyers not being handed over, the allies reserve the right to occupy Heligoland to enab.e them to enforce terms. CKERE BLEW OFF HAND Serious Casualty in Connection With Fernie's Celebration _ of the Close of War' (h'|i>>clul to tho llt>ialil> f Pernio, II. ('., Nov. 11.-Whitu tho vast crowda here wern celebrating tho clo.so.of the war horo tonight, u cannon fin) cracker wan picked up .by Leonard Wli/tohotiso, 10 year* of age, when it exploded in his right huiul tearing It completely from his ami. Ills face wan terribly luo�ralt>d and , ho is now in the hospital and the ex-lent of ills Injuries i.s not yet known. 4 cttlsens. Her admirable Qualities ' of womanlluesB won tor her u host of ardent admirers and trim frleiulH, and her place In tho community will be hard to fill. Sho has always been actively and energetically associated -with patriotic work and was a valuod member of tho All Saints church con-grata t Ion. ' The sincere sympathy of the entire community It extended her sorrowing husband, Dr. J. II. I'aiersou, and relatives bereaved by her death. conditions, in Germany. "Convinced, of Iho common aim.' and Ideals of democracy, tho Gorman (C0*mNUB> OM VaQM ) NO NMD TO FILL OUT QUirrlONNAIRKS Waahlngton, Nov. 12.- Draft boards war* ordsrad today to atop drafting man under 1t or over M and to withhold questionnaires for euoh re|latrants not already eent out. It was officially announced at the frovoat-Marehal General's office that regletrante of 11 and from 17 to 4e) yeara old, who have reeeWed ejueetlonnairee, naed not iil them cut NO SLACKENING II Philadelphia, Pe., Xov. 12.-Tho signing of the armistice will not uffect tha fovernmont'd ahlpbulldlug program, according to Charles M. Schwab, director-general ot tho Eiuergoncy Kleot Corporation. ; "Tho continuation of the program." Hftlil Mr. Schwab, "will be the biggest factor In tiding over tho period between war production and peace con-dltionsV'. breath lius tit length nrrlvod, nnd tho guerdon of victory has coino, to tltoso who knew how to nuftor and to wait, lu the armistlcu which tho beaten foe has boen compelled to pload for mid to accept. The mills of the gods havo ground slowly during those eiSVly piiasos of tho war, hut they havo ground excessively fast dtirhiR the last three months in crushing the hop'.is of an arrogant foe who, confident In the power of iho mailed fl^t, assumed that might und not right was tho dominating factor ju (lc'toniiliiliiK the ewoy of h nation-over its fullown. Mo whom the gods wish to destroy they first uend mad. The truth of the old classic saying Wilhelm, tho last ot the Iloliouzolleriis, has time and opportunity to ruminate over as a refugee, In Holland, whither he has betaken himself to escupo temporarily the wrath which he has called forth on himself. Tho ox-Kaiser has ut lust found a piaco in Iho sun, tho desire for which ho In braggart boastfulneBB has ao often expressed. But it is a place In tho sun which ho has never reckoned on occupying. Today he is shrivelled and scorched by tho rays of tho eun of victory which have niado radiant our licsrtH and (huso of our gallant comrades in arms who. havo bravely horno and bravoly withstood iho fiorco shock ot war which bus shaken humanity to the core. F, uEE jMe N le� Victory Loan Must Succeed At least $500,000,000 mustTjc obtained by Saturday night. 1. To bring the boys home. 2. To maintain them in Europe till peace is firmly established. 3. To maintain, our industrial activities and provide new employment for munition workers and soldiers as they return. 4. To continue our loans to Brtiain for buying Canad-. ian food. 5. To enable Canadian workers to get their rightful (CONTlNUaftC^fAaB FOUH) Amsterdam, N�v. 11.--German So cialists and Independent Socialist.* havo reached an agreement to form n joint cabinet of tho two parties, the Wolff Diuouil reports. This cabinet, L�"Wu^^ ?rders for ^building Belgium and France. Herr Land: burg, member of tho reich-stag, and Herr Geitert, Socialist, and Hugo Irrase, Illchard Harth, editor of the VorwRCrtu and William Filttmnnti, member of tho relchBtr.u, Independents. THE WEATHER High................ tow ..----,............. fore�aat--firta and claar. 46 25 Monday, Novemer ) 1 th,' will be recorded as the greatest day in British history. We all relaxed and rejoiced, and will remember it as long as we live. Let us in bur rejoicing, not, forget the tremendous; responsibility that rests on us for the remainder of the week. Canada must subscribe for $35,000^ 000 each of the next five days. J . (Signed) E.R.W00D,  Chairman Dominion Executive, Victory Loan, l9l,oY to 0?1167 17160312 90 18384458 15660173 ;