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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. -JL-is.).....-'-x. ,11 ... LI,TJIBMDGE, ALBERTA, SA'JTRDAY, NOVEMBKR Hi, 11)18 NTMBKH 286 reme mbi 2r, bo: nds 1 can be bought "un [TIL F iidn1ght t Southern Towns Go Over the Top And Take Many Crowns on Way Xaymond Gets Four Crowns-N'ew Dayton Lands Eight- Claresholm Doubles Allotment-Cardston Doing Splendidly-Pass Towns Pick Up Crowns-Pincher Creek and Macleod Get New Crowns. L GOOD FOR MACLEOD Late this n'tnriifjon, Duncan J. Campbell, wired the Herald: "Macleod bus four crowns with over $:>fifi,0n0." Raymond Has Four Crowns l.'-'tiocinl >() thr, llnr.ilil) Knymoud, Nov. l.'i.-Hayuiond has 1 now (our crowns to Its honor flat?, witli nt least, one more in hIrIu. The town's! objective was fS.'.OllO. TotilRht the returns show |12,'),onii, and (he eom-niittee hopes to ko to ?l."0.('(lii. Lnsl year Raymond subscribed SIlUiMi. no this year's) record In one to he proud i of. Cardston's Fine Record \ I The results, of I he campaign are tin indication of the Kenoral prosperity of Ihe Claresholm district. In the lust twelve yearn it. has never had a. complete failure of crops. The past sen-.Hon, which was a failure In most oarts of Alberta, yielded � very fair crop to f'lfiretliolii). No better and carer wheat farming district exists in the west. The loyalty and excellency of the settlers throughout the district can he judged by the splendid results achieved In the Victory Loan campaign. Pincher Creek Does Welt. (Siwi-Ul to Ho- ] lorn 111 i Pincher Nov. K,.-Total tonight is ?1G!I,Odd with eiuiURli in slj;ht ,ich last s('V- SOUTH ALBERTA (Special to (he n.-intrti i t, waniid'us in saying wo will . Cnrdstoti, Nov. 1"..-Cardston ills-, $20�.U(iti which is ?:!0.(it)(i over trict is ruling ahciid or expectations year. Plnche;- Creek will earn on the Victory Loan drive. Today Ihe ,�ritl frowns for Its flurj. .�omraittcp set their mark for fifteen New Dayton a Winner thousand and I' looks for a! least iNiwmi m the Iln-nM) twenty thousand at this writinir as we i New Dayton. Nov. lfl.-New iJaylon have eighteen thousand In slRht and j went over the top thU morning in Ihe three districts are not yet reporteii. I Victory Loan with what is perhaps Wonlford added twenty-six hundred Hie final amount In the campaign for to its toiui, Leuvitt, seventeen him- over 111.000, entitling ns to nn honor dred, Tuylorvllle, twenty-two lu;n:lretl; flag and eight crowns. Our quota luty, flag. Hlllcreat. twenty thousand ,-!i7!,t'i."i0. I'rovincial figures are: Toronto .............$ !> J,C�;;7,r.(>ii Ontario, not Toronto.. I lo.Knl.-.'iO British Columbia ____ J-l,7:t!,S ID,100 "AT YOUR MERCY" Paris, Nov. 18.-Field Marshal von Hlndenburg, In his messaga to the German army, aays that th* threat of famine caused the acceptance of the armistice, says Marcel Hutln of the Echo tie Parle. "Although food difficulties played n part In the defeat of Germany, the determining causa of the German collapse was the fact that the enemy's army was on the brink of disaster. "The first words the German armistice envoys said to Marshal Foch, were in substance: 'Germany's army is at your mercy, Marshal. Our reserves of men and ammunition are completely exhausted, making It Impossible for us to continue the war'." Calgary, JJov. 1C-Today the Victory l.otm, 1018, 1� on its ]i��t htp and it is new kuowjt. for certain that Southern Alberta, will ko under the flat; In a manner to reflect credit upon Itself. Th1 lftnd which save the cause of free uolii no mini)* valiant fighters has shown itself equally devoted In providing the. means for carrying on the war and now for rtrrylnp; on those measures which must immediately follow peace. Subscriptions reported up to this morning are close to eleven millions and a half and the executive arc confident that today's returns will put them easily oyer the. twelve millions which wait mentioned a dav or two oco as a possibility. The amount named for all of Alberta wim $1.".-000 000 and the south will raise $12.-dfiti.000 alone. j t'lclne Hat and Lethhrlilgo cities now each fly five crowns on their fins. Calgary has four crowns und promise* to need another before niRh'.. I.ethbrldKe city crossed the million mark on Friday and Calgary bucrowd-in� ltn five million objective vev ( close this,forenoon. With the returns j now in It seems certain that every division will ko over Itn objective. Crows' Nest Pase has gone up sixty-one thousand In tho last twenty-four! hours and still rising. It may double! Uh obJectWe. Splendid increases come j 'from divisional chairman Molvin'Sj , division, where Macleod town and d'vi trlct has gone up fifty eight thousand j dollars in the. last twenty-four hours, j Vlncher Creek forty-seven thousand1 end Claresholm fifteen thousand. Loth-1 bridge city uhowed a Jump of one! hundred and seventeen thousand for [ tho day and Taher has an Increase of ::lx thousaud. The.campaign at Tuber hab been carried on under very grave di'ficultles arising from sicknesB in the population and lu the organisation. Cardston town and district reports an additional neveuteon thousand dollars.1 iilagrath five thousand and Raymond twenty-unveil thousand. Medlclnu Hat division Is more than two hundred thousand dollars over its objective. Medicine Hat nlty contributed one hundred and fifteen thousand dollars in the lust twenty-four hours. Irvine landed six thousand dollars, Itellaw ten thousand. Calgary city has gone Paris, Nov. 10.-(Cable lo the Toronto Mai! and Umpire)- -Gorman food profiteers who for nearly four years had 'cen hoarding necessities' are pow flooding the markets with hidden goods. In i-nnscqucucu, prices of food commodities in (lermany have fallen nearly oil per cent., while German housewives crowd the market places buy lug all they can lay hands on. Germany can now boast more nutter and more grease than at any period of the war. ALLIED TROOPS AT BUCHAREST Paris, Nov. 16,-Allied forces nre expected to enter Bucharest on Sunday, according to Jassy advices to L'lnformation. A nreat reception has been prepared for them, it is stated. The allies crossed the Danube on Nov. 9 and easily overcame such resistance as was offered by German forces there. British troops have entered Conetanza, a Rumanian seaport on the Black Sea, 60 miles southwest of the Delta of the Danube. There wae a great enthusiasm among the people when the British arrived. Gen. Berthelot, who commanded the German armies around Rhelms later in the advance across the Aisne, is now In Rumania. Ameroifgoii, Holland, Nov. 13.-William Mohunzollcrn bus not boon interned by the Netherlands government being regarded by It us u dinstliiKUlstv LATE BULLETINS ....... PRINCE M/i* AT BADEN-BADEN Basel, Noy. 16.-Prince Maxi-. milian of Baden, former German chancellor, has arrived at Baden-Baden with his family. It Is added that he will make a long atay there. CZECHO-SLOVAK REPUBLIC Berne, Nov. 16.-The Czechoslovak republic was proclaimed yesterday' by the national assembly and PYof. T. G. Masaryk, was elected president, according to an official dispatch from Prague. ELECTION CAMPAIGN OPENS London, Nov. 16.-The general election campaign opened today with a coalition mass meeting in which Premier Lloyd George and Andrew Bonar Law, chanccHor of the exchequer, and George N. Barnes,, member of the war cabinet, were the principal speakers. FRANCHISE TO BOTH SEXES Stockholm, Nov. 15.-The Swedish government has decided to carry out without delay n program of reforms giving the franchise to both sexes on equal terms and placing control of the foreign policy as well as declarations of war and peace with the reichstarj. INTERNED AT CASTLE London, Nov. 16.- Former Crown Prince Frederick William of Germany has been interned at the castle owned by his friend, Count Gisbert Wolff Metternich. at Swalmen, a town in the province of Llmburg, Holland, according to an Amsterdam dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company. It Is reported that his wife is with him. up practically Iha'f a million since yes-, efl fol.elgllor wno na9 B0UgUt vofUge In terilay's report A. h. Crosafli, *chainnan Maul-tob� general ooeustttee, wires G. it. Marnoch, vice-chairman South Alherta executive: "Southern Alberta has just right to feel proud of its achievements. Manitoba now at thirty-two million of which Winnipeg twenty-two million, six hundred thousand, Hrundon one million." * v Moose Jaw, Busk., Nov. 16.-Medical Health Officer Dr. Turnbull announced today that he would not remove tho restrictions on public meetings and assemblies this week-end and that all churches must remain closed until Nov. 24 and schools, the-�tree, poolrooms must remain cloaed until Monday, Nov. 25. Dr. Turnbull stated this action was decided upon after a conference with tho medical fraternity of the elty and as a precaution that .tho epidemic will not get C mother start. Chairman Baalim of th* Victory Loan ( In receipt of a wire from Vice-Chairman Marnoch of the Southern Albert* exeoutlve, In answer to Mr. Iialim'i wh's telling of Lethbrlelge'e grand race for the honors In the number of subwrlbere. Mr. Marnoch aays: "Yeur figures of eubserlbsrs in proportion to population can hardly be beaten. Can we put the sixth crown on lot for you?" Holland, and' therefore, has a claim for protection. He is presumably able to go where he likes, but. the fact that his suite has actually been interned restricts his movements. Count von Bantlnck explained today that tho former crown prince, as woll as the former emperor had ceased to be soldloiB when' they abdicated. Nothing is known at the castle' concerning tho former emperor's future movements or us to tho whereabouts of tho former empress. Tho former emperor was seen today strolling about tho castle grounds with Count von Hontlnck and tho count's son. He wore a grey military overcoat. This afternoon, he was shown over the custlo of Zuylenstein, u mile away, and . the residence of Count Hentinck's brother,. The members of the former emperor's suite, today surrendered their swords to Dutch officers. They prev^ jously had surrendered -their', other lirnia and today's formality compfttoi the act of iuteroCNut '  WANT FRENCH REGIMENT Parlsi Nov. 16.-A German airplane arHved yesterday morning at the French) lines bearing an urgent message from the mayor of Mulhausew, saying that a French regiment should be sent there to maintain order. The population, fall .'at enthusiasm, has risen aaarirrsA Germane, who are retlriaer- tir the utmost disorder, According to tHt^ Echo � Pari*. KINO LUDWIG IN'SWITZER-LAND Parii, ov. 16.- King Ludwir> 111 of Bavaria arrived at Rorach-aoh(Iia town on the Swiss Lake Cdnatance on Friday. He wae taken there from Llndau, a town across the lake, in a Bavarian boat, according to a Zurich dispatch to the Petit Journal, An auto from the German consulate at Zurich met him and took him to an undisclosed destination. EBERT'S PREDICTION 'Berne,' Nov. 16,-If the new Ger-'man government can carry on Its work for six or eight weeks the future of new Qertnany is assured, declared Frlederleh Ebert, the chancellor, in a speech In Berlin on Thursday. He said: "If we can carry on our work for six or eight Weeks new Germany's future is assured and we also' can hope to obtain conditions of peace relatively favorable, but If our adversaries can establish that anarchy remains among us they will dictate conditions that will annihilate Germany'* political life." 8PAIN JUBILANT London, Nov. 16.-Enthusiastic manifestations are taking place throughout Spain In celebrating the triumph of the atlleo accord-inn to advices from Madrid. Victory meeting are being held everywhere and the king and the government have sent telegrams to the heads of all of the allied gov. ernments. The Spanish ministry of foreign affairs Friday night gave a reception in honor of allied diplomatic representative* In' Madrid. GERMAN DEPARTMENT OF STATE London, Nov. 16.-In accordance with the decleion of the council of national plenipotentiaries the depirfeient of etate In. the new German government has been filled as follows: Foreign office, Dr. W. S, 8olf; Treasury, Drt Schlatter; Econ. omlee, Dr. August Muller; Industrial and demobilization, Dr. Koeth; Food, Emmanuel Worm; Labor, Dr. Bauer; War, Major-Gen. Schusch; Admiralty, Mann; Justice, Dr. Krause; Poatoffice, Dr. Reudlit. . I ABANDON SHOE SCHEDULE Washington. Nov. 16.- &,bancf-onment of the recently adopted ahoe schedule which provided for classification of gradss and fixing prices ranging from V3 to $12, w.s announced today by the war industries board. NEARING METZ Paris, Nov. 1fi.-(Havas) - French and American troops continued to progress in their occupation of Alsace.Lorrnir� ,-s the German forces retired. American forces are ncaring Mctz. ON PEACE DELEGATION Tckio, Nov. 15.-H. C. Norman, counsellor of the British embassy here, it is reported, has been named as one of the delegation to the peace conference. He organised the secretarial force of the 1912 peace congress between Turkey and the Balkan states. ERZBERUER'S JOB Berlin. Nov. 16.- (By wireless to London, 3 20 p.m.)-Mathins Er?berger, chief of the German armistice delegation, will conduct the preliminaries of the peace negotiations in conjunction with the foreign o'fice. PREMIER OF POLAND Pirls, Nov. 16.-The Oillcian Socialist Leader Paiynski has been appointed nremier of Poland and charged with the formation of n cabinet by Gen. Pilsudk', according to a dispatch from Warsaw. RENOUNCED THRONE Basel, Nov. 16.-Prince Adolphe of Schaumburg-Lipp, s.",>i a dispatch from Buckeborg, has renounced the throne for himself and his family. A soldiers' and workmen's council has taken over the power in the principality. ECURED FIFTH CROWN, DGE MOW AIMS TO GET 10 SUBSCRIBERS ENTER BRUSSELS Paris, Nov. 16--Belgian advance guards entered Bruaaele this ^morning, Tho German troop* in accordance ' with the - armistice began moving out of th* Belgian capital Friday and are now nine mllea away, according t* th* corres-p**J*nt of th* Midi en th* B*l- I.iieU.v Criilay .i gteai day for Ihhridi.'!' in tl->- Viet.iry Loan cjid . paign. Not eoiwi'iit with wii::iii,,': fifth crown, leadiim all otii"r U'l-sierri Canada cities to ihw mark, 'he worker, kepi up the t;ood record until a; the close of t:ie ,|ay tin- total had been booste.l to $ ! .ur.ii.mMi This was an increase of $117.i;.'iO. the second bicgest day of ihe campaign. And today l,eii;loidi;' wen! on' after another ))(>;; iv. At ten o'clock li'.ls morning l!i" Vlciory I.nan h'� Dominion ten-: 'mis. one person in '.'.'-�?> in Lethhrldg" had taken a bund. ilu'. L'-fhhridge had to do hetVr than 'ha' | to heat last year's mark, when a total . winning another crown, which . was received this mornini; Tile, tcivii 1 for Nohlefoi'd':- flag via - alio received !� today and will lie forwarded (ltd after-: noiqi. i' wa - expected to semi in .*1 ii,"oi) dtirini; the day. hut came along with JiU'Mitm, more than douie i liiiu- lb" ainnimi asked for. Two Coal-�dale firin.i. the 11. .1. Daldry Co. and j the I'lorte.T .Motor and .Machine (.'o. earned hoii'.'r emblems. (Continued nn Page Ten.) TO SURRE POLISH OFFICERS AT POSCN Berne, Nov. 16.-Polish officers have occurred the German government offices at Posen, capital of German Poland. The officers arrived In an automobile and the power was surrendered to th-m Polish troops are expected to enter Posen soon, .iccordlng to the Btr. Iln Tageblatt, which asks the German government to take prccau-tlonery measures. TO RENOUNCE EVERYTHING Berne, Nov. 16.-A wlreleis dispatch from Budane.-t says that Count Esterhnzy. Count Sjechenyi, Count Oeseffy and Baron Vlassich have returned from Ekarsau castle where they conferred with Emperor Charles. The latter, they declared, has decided to renounce all participation in Austrian and Hungarian affairs. GERMANY'S DEBT TO FRANCE Paris, Nov. 16.-Germany's debt to France It estimated at 340,-000,000,000 francs, according to the Matin, in an editorial today, 'The newspaper apportions the debt as follows: Return of the indemnity of 1871, with interest, 60,000,000,000 francs; expenses in the present war, 140000.000 000 francs; pensions, 40,000,00(1 COO francs and reparation for damages, 100,000,-000,000 francs. TO STILL OPERATE ROADS Washington, Nov. 16.-Regardless of the ending of hostilities, Director-General McAdoo Intends to continue to unify railroad operations and pool facilities throughout the period of government control, which under the law will end 21 months after peace la formally declared. This policy, it is stated today, has been adopt-de definitely and the railroad administration will not limit its change* in the interest of economy to those contributing directly to winning the war. DOESN'T LOOK WELL FOR WILHEL! Washington, Nov. 15. -Information reuehtnp; here frwu oillclnls and residents that the situation lu Holland is The Admiral's Reply Paris, Nov. 15.-Admiral Sir Rosslyn Wemyss, who was appointed to notify th� German envoys of the naval conditions of the armicticc, Is credited Ly the Figaro with a phrase which admirably reflects the respective positions of the two fleets. "It Is inadmissible," the Germans protested, "that our fleet should be given without having been beaten." Facing the envoys with his monocle, Admiral Wemyss retarted. "It had only to como out." WILL PROSECUTE Berne, Nov. 16.-The German warship Wiesbaden refused to surrender to the revolutionists and tried to escape to neutral waters. It was pursued a no torped- ' ocd by revolutionary battlsshlps and the entirs crew of 3SO men. Including many cadets, perished, according to the Lokal Anileger of Berlin. The Wiesbadsn, which la men-, . tloned In ths foregoing dispatch, was supposed to have bean ounk s ' during the Jutland battle, May 31-June 1, 1916, She wae a light' cruiser of 4,900 tons and was built In 1914. Denies the Report Copenhagen, Nov. 1(1. -The. semi nlllclal Wolff Itureuu of Berlin donlei that the Herman tralnlui; "hip yehlea ten ha* been torpedoel. Responsible Tor Having Ordered or Committed Themselves Shocking Crimes To Address From Both Houses of British Parliament-Do-minions Represented Paris, Nov 1'!. (Hriiisb Wlrclnns Service) -As it result of Investigation made in I.lib' ami the region of the department of the north very precise London, Nov. 13.-(Kcutera.I - Kt, charges have been made out against Hon. llonar l^iw slated In the hou�* streeta and those found aiding In! * private houses wera killed. The governor and hie suite, the cor. FERNIE OVER THE TOP. (Special to the Herald.) Fernie, H.C., Nov. 18.-Despite the influonsu. epidemic Pernio district went ^pvor tho ____,___________.,,______,- top with her allotment last <* respondent adds, ar�' believed -to hi�T*, night and tl:o total will reach  escaped, but most of the officers at? $375,000 by closhic tinvo lo.  iached to tho stuff ot the local con* night,  inander were Utiles,- ' li  j The Belgian population took BS �Sft,  a*