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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta aklVf AND W�kUY ) mAtp,W�NT. 1* 7,:^ dlob�erip�lo* mtw: .16 &nW^ai::;::: : |{fly;j>ym*n iwr^etrtotJ.8..?2 00 '^T^JJWtei ot expiry or subscriptions ap-^ iSr tolly on address label. Accept-J:%HSS*;btpa nra after expiration date Is �*ntliorlty to continue t^e snb-it !oan � S I^oem Contest) IKi^oe neither vord oi ours can raise, . i Nor prayer of ovat restore, 4ear lost lads ot other days. (^^}^>:|^tleKioa whOpeiiiiraweet and far l^m: t)?at (air taad beyond the rim :'|;,^;pf'?i^iiig8 that Mortis (e;ia�^ could be, would these not ask It s 4'|>^'HF"^ down the wind) L ?jm^ ahould Help-fh, humble ^rTlwir coBuradea left behind-? \ b|a^�rads� we aot the yellow gold lll^kMeity. pitiaced towa^ . -eiuifi Miitland. ^ THE LETHBRIDGE the imt^ii.criaeJin the blatory of t^e wiirtd::::- � , y  U would kppefer from a casual diir-Vey of the 35 olaiises that there was aothlas the allied war council overlooked.. ' ' -  '  � : It is unpeceisary to go Into a complete explanation of the terms as pab-Ua^ed.^JudBlnjc by the interest displayed in the contents by the people of this part of the Empire they were second only In ,iimportenoe to the news that fighting had �otaaUy ceaa-ed on the west front. However, it is interesting to point out a few t>f the outstanding features. One of these is Clause 34. At ficst glance this appears to give Germany a loop-hole to break the contract, bnt on fuller consideration it Is evident that 4-the terms Imposed rest wholl^ on Germany. If therefore there is any ncn-falfillmeat of terms it mnst be on the part of flermany, and consequently it rests with the allies to say whe-. ther the contract shall be broken within the 30 days daring which the terms are to be in force. This clause may look like.a joker, but its acceptance by Germany show'how abject is their surrender. , Quite satisfactory are the clauses relaUhg to the giving np by Gennany of A part oC her navy and her army equipment, including 5000 heavy and field guns, which is one-half of all that remains of that equipment. These clauses alone will put Oermany outside any temptation to break the contract. Once the clauses are enforced It would be Impossible for her to do anything other titan make � complete surrender. The term relating to the complete financial reparation for the damage done to Belgium and France and the repayment of all levies made on the occupied territories �f these nations is also qhlte as uipected, and Is satisfactory. It is also interesUng to note that the allies have not forgotten RuBsia fxA Rumania, ber former allies. The Brest-iatoTSk treaty with. Jlussia is declared void, as Is also the treaty with Rumania, and ail gold paid by these countries .binder the terms of the treatiee Imposed by Germany is to be paid into a trust fund held by the aUles, to be paid back to Russia and'Rumania as soon as order is restored In Russia. This is evidence that the allies do not Intend to desert their former allies in the hour of tirinmph. - Probably the greatest criUolam of the tenos will beiin the lack;^ll% V ' ^ jTql^ejBrilJtt is-over. Today we aife . rI at the vrableiBB presented by aerman-acceptance of the aIUeli'{ ) coadljUoBB In,a are, many problems to face. !? first pl�|w. the peace terms hawrkogether with the damage for repara- *"""� '"'mw^-w , ^ .--------.-----,vi ,----^-^^^^ f-characteristlc of the- :4nglqf$a* It timea^Bignsd. Hany complex pro'ti-' 'ire. presented hefe. there are the after-war prol$-i'll^tt VurdM of': reconBtractlon: la^as nearly 500,000 soldiers be asiiailated into civil life �mm. Along with this we face t|(;t:fhat may war indnatries will IVto.revise /their undertakings'. If with It all there wiU be the lento rednotion of the prices of le '^commodities of life irtilch San-aa^^todfcas for export. >|^Ill.;neW:of this It behooves Canadl-I ';|f> be sane 4nr the moment ot vlc- /re^ttattslasm-must give place, to K common-sense eonsideration of stern during ^e.next fewiyears. IC^NBW MEMMR OF RAILWAY COMMIMION man in Western Canada has a in^oUigent conception of the Of agricnlture in Western Oan-i than Dr. John ^.'Rutherford, who Just been appointed a member of ) XIaaadiaa Railway Commission. It a&^iinportaat ^position. The com-i^fflon has to deal continually with ilems affecting the farmers. Dr. Btbertord is Immediately In toach the farawra^ and his problems he^iian bripg-to the attention of ^m|iisBioQers, the .farmers' aide .a case. The farmers know Dr. .well eiv>ngh,to have coi^-in his Judgment on matters !f|3ptiiic th.elr welfare. For .years ' Rbtharford has Uv�d In the Wert. rMveral terms' he sat in parlla-9heh lie tJeoame^commlssioner sinek in the Dominion Depart-^:Agrlooltare and latterly he if^airASuAr �tte-"iinirtal-hUB. '^4)raBcb of the CiP.R. His re-rponnectlon wltb the C.P.R. will Us attitude In dealing with >�pncaminK that ralli^ay. Dr, " too bJg.a'.);^ to be bl-on biemB f^tVetvttblic. 'ed/.fhe 2il)ed armis-4p&e.Teutonic al- tloa for material damage done - which* may'^e taken to include the value of tonnage and cargoes sunk at sea-will probably cover this point Broken and defeated, the Germans by the terms of the armifltlce signed by them, which terms will be embodied in the peace terms when they are c^iried out In full in the next thirty days, are placed In a position where ^iriMr Is Impossible tor thorn for tfee ' aext" century. They are de-feabed^and dlpg^cd, saddled with an enornious del^'Wd- even though the waridid not end on th^ir soil the allied'world tail"every-rtas'on tc be satisfied with their utl3r admission of defeat eBpeoially since an army of occupation will be stationed Along a fifty mile strip In western Germany, at Oennan expe'irio until the terms of the armistice and the coming peace are fally-carrted out. - Thus bas Oepmany paid for the Crime" of 1914. Today the braggard of Ejirope Is * fugitive, by forced volition deprived of his throne and the powes' to worfc-furi ther ill. "The Day" which they boaiit-ed has dawned for the ex-Kaiser and his military BstelUtes, and for the people who rushed with them into thB)v^|i^l>iR^er of Europe, WosB cldtt^jtms- 8i^t*d''�iefled that frejedom, is noi^ .^ylti^^ttprlng teeth viewing th^. de^jacle ne'^ai>,ore-ated for blmp^lf a^dihl8.i;(�u�lfe; .Not tUe Ifeaat'' ciiagrin Wjhir^^^ ambition \vlll be the fact t^at.'fr^jpdom has taken the pla^e pf ap'l^oifwci^liiand his crbwn, together %^fht]^e.j^^ of thoBQ who espoused hlQiinriB^ouB cause, has .gonqintb ;t|g^^g^^ out o# ^vh^cH'witi'coffie tefurblsl^ tlM That lodle baij^Mks coafi- made die CfeuKdlaiis the speAthMdof die gfMt Brit-iriioffansiTe. It Hill remain, and if any thing, grow broadeiiif ttie wyarer knows dut'tl�wfofin,atlienie have-backed tte Bcqfs up with $5OO�OOO,60(rin Victory Bonds. 'Hie spirit at home. is refljcctadis'ttietiBorale of the awaiB' ttie field. Do ijiothtal! W t^lmoTc that smile. vKe^p it there. LEND TO YOIJR LMITl true metal of'democratic governments. The pioneer of that,democracy haa been the Anglo-Saxpn'race. The fusion of the Anglo-Saxon wUl for the good of humanity will be the true i^ni strong metal forged in" tlie crucible of theVfier^ was that.^as now happily passed. The llnka whic^ have held to-gethet the nations of tlJe Seven Seas Willie forged into bju(d and burnish* ed steel. .Each one will have Its respect, admiration, and'^devotion; for suid to" the other greatly increase 1.^0 ipuch the better lor ,;^mplre and tbe peoples what live wltt|ln,^t. .'  RepnblIC8*WilI be the'srule of the day; in the new'-*orId wt'ifti the war bt^s pnUIaed'. Jnl^^^^ iie^^ goyfmmints puf ^ cg;n .wilLi%no,.'|iis^^^^. .idurs, in, that iti hastrbeen tjiej oldestihas been the pioneer- of dsmdcratic forms of government.' A limited monarchy it Is in name^rbut^a republic in 'essence. So It will ever ^remain, '^en ^^ough we choose'to designate him who rules over'us King, and not President. The war to all intents and- purposes is won. Much remains, how�ver, to be done.. But there iif one paramount ob'-ligation which we shall ^ave to make ready to meet Tlmt is Our 6uty tp^ our brave boys on land, sea, and in the! air, who have toiled, struggled, suffered and sacrificed .for what today has been ayleved.; jThey will not all and; hostilities ceased the,^ celel^Itttlon which would have ordlnarily.baviB beep arranged is being delayed owlng;to tl|e very sad death ot Mrs. .^rtfiur.BuI-man who passed' away on-?aturi night, the'flrs't victim in Warner fif the prevailing epidemic, ,Mi"S: Bui is only 19 years old and'had" dniy been married less than ,t^o > m'ontbs, and owing to the fact fhaj;.-her ll,U8: band and his family are ,old tlmW in Warnef- and well known aljlovbr.tjie district this sad eve^-possible but the good net(ri�>'of peace'] i� being Celebrated in'eiVei^, home and liiiiiiMliiilW Heieklah. Harris, a Garievale, Sask., pioneer. It dea % � � -�  Miss H. B. Palen is the second Belleville girl to-�hter the-legal profession. � � r ,� Mrs. "Jack" Lines, tor two years treasurer of the Monarch theatre, Bd-monton, died of Influenia. Through efforts ' of the Cobourg 'Board of Trade, a silk manufacturing industry has been induced to locate there. It will employ one hundred girls. ' - Mrs.' F. Z^Cohn, the second Jewish child born in Chicago, died there, aged 70.  Her sister, Mrs. L. Stern, Cincinnati, was the first Jewish child bom In Chicago. . Capt.' William Thomas Little, 'son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnston Little, of Owen Sound, has died of pntiumonlii i in the General Hospital, Owen Sound?' where ^e was formerly house-surgeon. Effort/are to be made by the Ontario Government after the war to induce returned \80ldiers to become tflaohers in the 'schools"-of the Province, 'i �� . �. � Joseph -Anson, of Glrolton, Oiit., working in conjunction with his son; Pte. Arthur Anson, has invented a new^maichlne gun that; baa points of snpertorfty. , , Faot of. James Qrser and his wife b'eing parents of fourteen children, did B6t "prevent tbb 'airinig 6f their difterwces in .'Sarnia's 'police court, when James was charged with striking his wife with his flit 'Mr. WelUngtpn Frances, K.C., of Toronto, haa been apbotnted President of the Standard Bank, succeeding the late Mr. W.-F. Cowan. Mr. Herbert Langlois of Toronto, has been appointed vice-president -'Canada's (proposed new one-cent coin will be Blightlyllarger and slightly'thicker than a ten-cent'piece eo-as to; be readily distinguishuble' to the touchv'! It's design'ls'under consideration. �, : , Allan Bell sues for .'17,000 n Wm.-Hunter, of Kincardine, for injuries re-^^ eeived''When hlB:.caiatt mk*; a fi^itfciM at a Maaon ft RlKch Store fon ifre getting lu|tnitaM>l I or; goo^ of ^the HIOHEIt gTANDARD ^AH�/1f|illlt �RICE8 ara tharvKRY LOW^tlViffi.� 'alBtent wit& the quality products we carry. f K A ehamplin. In �llne;camo to ua fMrt JMymsnt tar , 'on �llaei� ^" . ,/^�/w>'�rj.'|?romineflt '2lfi^a i�ote8ted V IhalhfewagODtsicl^..Doctor neplied th|t b^en skk since first Iwwelirrenlarity. ^i^' '.cojopiete. rest ^and the Nujol treatinciit v, .l!ie-ha4 BtiU;ya�cd Tieglilar liabita;wiUl J?; would have had tio.moretrottUerrtio!ir,hv^^^^,. , ' ^h^ was an^eaaymark for tfae^(^^i|^^<*J I ;