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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LF/i'HHMIDGK. ALBERTA*! TlHIHSDAY. NOVKMHKK U, 1�18 NTMBER 281 PEACE IS WORTH A MILLION TO LElHBRIDGE - PAY UP IN VICTORY BONDS SUNK AT THE END OF OCTOBER, 19.14 Admiralty Now Admits That Big Battleahip Wag I,o�t- ' Long Controversy About It Ldndon, Nov, 1S.-The Admiralty tonight makee Hi official announcement of the low of the battleship Audacious, which aank after striking a mine off the north Irian eoaat on Oct. 27, 1914. The loaa of the battleship officially waa kept a secret at the urgent request of the commander-in-chief of the grand fleet. People will remember the many con. JecturoB- published In the Herald during tho latter part of 1914 as to thn fate of tho Audacious. The report wn* uant out by correspondent*) that she had been sunk, and then* roporta were promptly denied T>y> (he Admiralty. Tho fate of the Audacious was one of the mygterle* 'of the war. Tho mystery has been cleared up, as will many other myiinrln*. such an thn number of German subs sunk and captured and thu actual German losses In the battle of Jutland! Tlio Andacioua wan a battleship of the King George type, launched In 1913. She had �2,r.oo ton* displacement, C7.000 home power, and carried an armiment of 10 13.5-Inch guns and 10. four-inch guns. The official Admiralty lists as published carried the Audacious as one of the ships in the active naval list right up to the end 6t the war. CARDSTON DISTRICT 60ES OVER THE TOP - - ^ � � - - i Reports 11.1,000 Over ltd Quota Also Orer the ; Top i Ounoan J. Campbell, secretary of the Victory Loan committee at Macleed, aaya that town ia flying ita flag with one crown. Qranum, In the eame dletrlctT")e flying an honor flag too. .'Spoilt to the H*r4lJ�ef�l m in* H�r�ld) atacleod, Alta., Kov. 12.-Bubscrlpt-lona today I1I.M0, total to date IIM.-800, have got flag with one crown. More In sight. Ptneher Creek's flecord Plncher Creak. Nov. 14-Our ap-j�ltc�i*uii� laat nlgb! amounted to one hundred gad fourteen thousand Ave huadred dollare. We have at leaat fty rkmeaad more in sight and possibly a NMta aeore. Wo are slaking a thorough oaavraai and dad aioaey in uneipected pieces Mr. P.. Macdonald,  aatu Qlaetf-eeeoa years of age, tab-leribed aao ti�oaeaad eve huadred dollar. The la hae tntarforad with oaavaaeiag b�* eagaxt to ee,ual our tfuroa of laat year. Have our flag iytag APrdclamation V. G.-'Brail, Lieutenunt-Govenwr Canada, Province of Alberta: George the Fifth, by the Grace oft God, of the United Kingdom of' Great. Britain and Ireland, and of i thn IJriiish Dominion1' beyond \h> \>revcnl the, spreading of same, and, Wherca*. such measures inetud ism. These boys will soon be coming back. Oo we want them to come back to a C.mada and a Lethbridge weighed down under a period of financial depression? Or do we want them to come back to � nation and n city humming with activity, which will g)V0 them an opportunity to fit themselves once more into the economic life of the community during peace times. We have been prosperous during the war. Lot ue use that prosperity to pave the way for the homecoming bf the boye. . Lieutenant-Governor Brett has made an eaaattee* suggestion. He aaka everyone in Alberta to buy a special bond to earn swans oj ate the great work of Albert? troops at the front. The suggestion is right to the potr\L And on FriU_>, wn:n Lethbridge Is to make a .special spurt to the mlHlon mark, how could the people of this otiy find a better wsy, a mora fitting way, to honor Lsthbrldge's heroes? Toronto. Nov, 14.-"While we can never be absolutely cert.iin until the returns arc actually recorded, I am confident we are within eight of our $500,000,-003 objective," snid E. R. Wood, chairman of the Dominion executive Victory Loan today. "On Monday wc felt wme apprehension lest the spirit of relaxation might extend for some time and interfere with the success we have been working for, "Our apprehension has proved to be absolutely groundless. The .way workers and subscribers alike returned to their task on Tucs day mornina'and have kept at it since has been simply magnificent. It forecasts a success unparalleled in .Canada's financial history. > "Evidently the public appreciates at Its true value thn new situation created by the cessation of hostilities. "The problem of the transition or reconstruction period is entirely one of finance. By comparison, therefore, the success of the Victory Loan Is even more important than It was In war days. The fighting job is gloriously finished, the financial job is as great as ever." Pin Your Faith on a Million And Then Get Busy And Get It-2 More Days to Clean Up Tomorrow. Friday, is the big day in the Victory Loan driv� in Lcthhricirjc. and special preparations arc being rr.adc today for the disposition of the attacking forces to put Lethbridge over the million dollar objective. Chairman Baalim held a meeting with his workers last night. He assured them that Lethbridge was going to make it a million, and by way of proving it he declared thnt if the canvassers cculd get $50,000 on Friday the big objective would be reached. On Tuesday night the total stood at $375,500. On Wednesday night it had mounted to $912,200. This was a net Increase for the day of $36,TOO. Mr. Baalim declared today he had $950,000 In sight, so there ia $50,000 yet to get. The advancing armies have swamped Berlin. Gen. MacKay's army last night reached $327,400 which Is considerably more than double Its objective. Gen. Lang-worth is closing in on the $100,000 mark, having reached $90,190. Gen. Harris is coming along with $105,900. while Gen. Macbeth leads the fojees with $381,000. iciinfimif'd on 1'ajre Fifteen!) Toronto Lauds Lethbridge ACTS OF VIOLENCE Lethbridge is in receipt of congratulations all the way from Toronto as a result of this city's record of being the first Alberta city, and it is believed, the first city In Western Canada to win a third crown to Its Victory Loan honor tlag. The following wire was received at Victory Loan headquarters this morning: A. G. Baalim, Victory Loan Headquarters, Lethbridge. Heartiest congratulations to city of Lethbridge frem Dominion executive on being the first city In Alberta to achieve 150 per cent of objective, entitling you to three crowns on your honor flag. In view of difficult conditions prevailing In Southern Alberta owing to crop conditions and the In-fluenza, your success Is particularly gratifying. The loan la going splendidly and is bound to be a great success. E. R. WOOD, Chairman Dominion Executive. TheL eavenruaaian erown will l>a agafiaaatasl aoaard-ing to a Oeroaan wtrotoao moaeago poaalvod nana- today- AoaaHlag tjg a proclamation ia-auod. by tho PVawlaw government, tag oatgllod property of tho rue-elan a row* wHI be plaeed under the aatolalatiatlon of the mln'io-tap of flaawa. Property whish ie apt pntaHoa* but onion la personal U the farmer king and hie fanv , jy, apt bb affected, New German Government Compoaed Entirely of Soc-iaUala-Represent Two Eletnenta ia Copenhagen, Xov. 14- Tho new Gorman government uaa been organized with the following cabinet moui-bera: I Premier and Minister of the Interior and Military Affatrs-Frlederlclt Kbort. foreign Affair*-Hugo Uaase. Finance and Colon fta-Plilllpp Bcbaidomann. Demobilisation. Transport, Justice gad Health-WUheltn Ditttuann. Publicity, Art and Literature- Herr J,ano In tho great war Hint, for tho nreronl at least, has passed away !((( an usly iln'Mi human natiirt) li.u undr>r�roni> a i-linnR*. WlifilH'r Mint riinngti tx only some-tiiliiK In Mm natnro of a revival, or wliiMher It !w* iiiiw tu Mft>' (� ono of the liumRlils which If uppermost In this tlmi: �f ri-llff fruni Mm lildi-nu* struln nf war. War tlnii! bus witncs^i'tl a call mid a nation's roHpoiiiO to xcrvlco und mir-; rlflci>. Much of this has been Knuln read:-.: "From Marshal I'm-li to the tlei'man hlnh i'onimnnd: "It lis* l#*'y tin- allied hlKli command that in different pulm*. especially In Hclitium ami muie p.i'ti culurly iu the llnis.iels reuimi, tin Herman troops are commltttut; acts nf violence iiKalnst the inhabitants ami acts of lestruc'.lun ami pillai;e wliich are I'emhtna temporary Ivoiiitlon hniip.tnl uJ T:3n this morn-uik fiom (nfluit.tii, I'rof. Kdwnrdx, �hn had been ukltiK u prominent pari in the relief work, contracted Ui-i dt-'" some days ago and norer re-. overei). lie was a gradual* ot McGUI f'tlwrslly and waa lecturer In tin (acuity ot applied science, beforv com-Imr to Kdmoiitoit to take a chair In tin- newly organised University of Alberta, I'rof. Kdu'iiril* wee a son of the l�t� ]>r. t). theec Victory Kanda? BEEN CANCELLED Ottawa, Nov. II- The following statement wan handed out this morning by the minister of labor: "On the recommendation of the mill. Ister of labor, the government yesterday revolted tho "no .itrlin;"' order-in-council, passed ou Oct. 11, l!US. "Tile, immediate necessity of the oil- j ginal order was caused by a threatened strike, staged for ^huiiksgivins Day by some 5000 labor men. I "The order was not.ruganlod by the; government as placing any disability upon the large majority of labor organizations who had accepted tho government's war labor policy, a* announced by order-in-couneil In July last and were submitting all their grievances to the tribunals des'tinaied-which were being operated with pet-feet success. "The "no strike" order waa issued only tor tho purpose of uiaintalniug industrla] peace during the continuance of the war. and U cancelled be-cause it has served Its purpose and is no longer necenaary" Reported To Be Burning and, I'iliaginj; Hrussel�~Belgian Seoul* Hurrying There Ghf-nt. Nov. 12.-Conflicting rumors as to the situation In UrusaeU reached tills city. Iteporu are current that (�erman soldiers there have shot their otlicers and are burning and pillaging tho city. llelgiun advance neonn are now half wuy from Ghent to Iirusseli. Should reports of the mutiny be continued, p, Hying culumi. will be sent to restore order In the iielglan capital. lMmonlon. Nov. It.-Hon. ('. It.' Mitchell, provincial m-usurer �ii.l Hon. J. K. Iioyle, attoniey-gctu-ral, and John A. Held, efficiency of'icer of tht govcrniiiNit, will iiccompuny j Premier siewart to Ottawa. They are; attending u conference with Dominion' officials regarding natural resources, land setllutnent, etc. They leave to-nifc'lit. POLISH TROOPS DKMAND DUKE ABDICATE Beaal, Nov, 19.-The revolutionary gowarnmente at Mannheim, Raatatt and Heidelberg have summoned the grand duke of'Baden to abdleata. ALLIED FLEET A; Copenhagen, Nov, 14.-Pellah troops, according to a dispatch from Berlin, have entered Upper Silesia, Prussia. E London, Nov. 13-,Thg -..'�|l|fdj. fleet arrived off Constantinople", today, having passed through the 'Dardanelles Tuesday, the admiralty announces British and Indian troops occupying the. fo/ts paraded aa the ships passed. 8AYS VILLA IS DEAD Mexico City, Nov. 14.-Jose Garcia, Mexican rebel, who hae been to southern M��i�o brings reporta that Franolace Villa la dead. He said the bandit chief died of Spanish influents. Don't Quit Because The Do! 'Buy a Victory ?848 16755410 ;