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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta OlAago, Nov. 10,-On tlio hoolB olt the "former Kaiser WHUam's, adblcA-tlon;[of Oermaii-AmerlcanB, Bmoilg whom are said to ibe Btsvat-al Ohicagoans who are believed to be the npminal beads of tho syndicate whlcli controls several million dollars. It is tai'd.tl/at at a conference held iu 1915, t(ie transfer of thousands of acres of land -belonglog' td the ex-kaiser _ , . . was arranged an'd the transaction was manipulated'lio as to baftle completely all branch offices at Victoria, B.C. ^�').x::,.x.x.4....... otfortB Of secret/ agents, to trace th() deal........ ' - At tliat: meeting, ir, claimed, among the propurtles of.'iho o-vkalser transferred to Americans a� nominal 'hoidetf: were:; Fifteen valuable tlm-|^)er tractron the Pacific coaatj & largo, number Qf mineral lands, both In oo-'oKatlon-and undeveloped located in the iiVterlor of Canada; 14 tlmbp.r tracts OK Vancouver Island, which the Can-, adian fcovernment had wlalift.l to iniy to complete the Str(tthcona Park ro-serve;-'a block of timber lands ronch-ing from tho Caitad'an Pacific coast far into the interior and wnrtli approximately $9,000,000. The Canadian lands, it is said, were originallyvheld under the firm name of "Alvo von Alvensleben, limited," which firm made tremendous investment in Canadian real estate, especially in timber/ lands. The headquarters were located in "Vancouver, with J�AGE FIVB BARE iCESSITIES *iIoover's Advice-i-Lift Blockade to Some Extent-Hoover Going Overseas Carter's li You Cannot be ^ Constipated j^M and Happy ^^^^^^^^^ li Liver Pills | A Remedy That � Makes Life /Worth Living 1 AISEIPS ^'SiiS BARTER'S IRON PILLS flMay ebioilMa face* Imt ^^lHlc�MtiylieIpBmtpqfe�teoedp^ , New York, Nov. 16.-Tho problem of feeding Germany is not going to the relief bf, J)utaf releasing the block- ! ndo "so that they may secure for themselves the bare necessities that will give stable government," said Herbert C. Hoover, food administrator, before sailing for Europe to discuss tood me/sures for the relief o^ starving populatlonsv In a formal statebent Mr. Hoover said, in part, as follows: ,"Our first and deepest concern now must be the relief of the little allies who were under the German yoke. Tljoy arc thi� Belgians, ^Serbians, Ru-marians,* Greeks, Czechs, Jugo-Slavs and others. There are some 75,000,000 people in these groups. "Our next concern must be to relax blockade measures as far as possible in or'ler that the neutral states in Europe wno are now all on short ratio is should be able to take care of (heir poonle and prevent the growth of anarchy. This is another group of about 40,000,000. . Another problem lies .in the 50,000,-000 persons In north Rus^.a. Millions of these are beyond help tills winter. Huns'Don't Oeaerve It - "There is a great problem in the situtktloii Of 'tHe>/|enemy people-about '�d,ObO,OdO,' tlh'ii^oWem is not one of going to th�ir relief. It Is a problem of relazinK. tHe^4rater-tight blockade, which contlnM)8i'r'ao that they cah secure the:b*i^/ii�c��Bltl�s which will secure 'stable: Ifovernmcnt. Anarchy can be put: down arid subiuty of gov-ornment dm he obtained in these enemy states; If'not'there will be nobody to make'peace with and nobody to pay the bill to France and Belgium for the fearful destruction that has been done. I wmlid certainly approach this problem with mixed feelings, having been long awitness to tlie robbery of food from women and children and the destruction of millions of tons of food at sea", Mr. Hoover said that hi; expected to be in London only a day or two. He will then go ,to Pa^is to attend the allied conterepces at Ver.sailles. His work, may tahei^him into Hulgluni, but he does hot expect to meet any of the Gerina?! food administrators. LANSING-QIVES ADVICE Washington, Nov. 16.-Secretary Lantinoxntade public today the text of his reply to communi-cationa from 'the German government aeaklns mollifications In the terms of the armistice with Germany and Turksy. It announces that the' requests would be re., ferred to the silled governments.^ and supreme war council ana pointed out that such communications shoutd>be sent all the associated governmsnts Instead of only to the president or government of the United States and should come through 'established diplomatic channels instead of by wireless. In VERT McLagan PhonograpK is a tnif work of arti for it perpetuates mj^^^^^ original way the splendid sincei^tjl^^f sucK fatnous craftsmen as Gkippendale and Adam, TKe Period designs KaOe oudij)ed' tke centuries. That is^Ky^^^ou will never tirey of tKeir beauty and' cKarm. Like the waltzes of a GKopin and tKeir exquisite, rendition by d PaderewiskijtKe exquisite cKarm of tbese designs,. grcr�9s upon you. Alwa^^s you will .Ka"\?e reason for genuine pride in your ^ Phonograph Genuine pride--^e emphasize it^for here are the truest interpretations of tke Periods, fashioned \ with the most extreme care and rar^ nicety of cabinet work in rich ^oodsj, jiriished in the most modem tints. They are the'product of men whose experience represents thirty-five years of sincere and faithful studj^. Amon^ fhe* Periods represented in our designs are .WILLIAM AND MARY CHIPPENDALE ADAM QUEEN ANNE LOUIS XVI, etc Tone Beauty-It is appropriate to expect in sucK artistic form an instrument rare performance in musica! reproduction. Its perfectly fasKioned sound chamber amplifies and builds up a tone tKat for pure beauty is jinsurpassable. ^lays All EHSC H^tord,*-The UniVeisaI> tone arm opj^s up to ]^0u tKe -v^hole available*: Tj^nge of disc records of everj^ make. ^ Your enjioyment of the McLagan is ; tinlimited. �Sedpnd hear this aristocrat among pnbrtographs. Any McLagan dealer T?il!'gladly ,play your favorite music THE GEORGE McLAGAN PHONOGRAPH DIVISION STRATFORD (Thp 'George -McLagan Fiimiturc Company, Limited) CANADA JZ?vTyp' ,....... fSpeeiai to tho flferald) Edmonton, Nov. IG.-Tlie minister of public bealtU In a statement at noon today reported: Niimber o� cases already reported-on 18,875. New'case-i reported yesterday, 1,071. Total, 19,-940. These reports all Indicate that in all parts of the province even in tho south all parties must exercise extreme cautlonr- Although In that part of the province lying southerly of township 27 rural schools are Allowed to proceed on Monday and Thursday morning: next, all provincial bans being removed, responsibility Is still thrown ul)on local boards of healUi and municipal councils to use such restrictive measures as they may deem necessary and as is within their power. The provincial ordftr which Tjoes out today Is so drawn that any local board of health may pass a resolution stating so far as its municipality Is' concerned all provincial legulatlons heretofore passed, or any one or more of them that they select shall appy to that municipality until a certain date or" until the local hoard cther.wise orders, and the provincial regulations or such one as is so retained shall stay in force in that mun-Iclpalily. The operative portions of the order of the provincial board of health passed and approved today, are as follows. .  "45T. It shal} jjot be considered iin offense against regulation 45C for any rural school situated south of the southern boundary of township 27, to open/tor ^phool work on Monday, Nov. 18th, MIS, .provided, however, that the local board within whose jurisdiction any such school '.s operated may order any ^such school to remain closed until a'date named in such order." "45U. Provincial board of health regulations 45H, 451, 450 and 45Q shall not apply to territory south of tho southern Boundary of section 26-27. from and after 5  a.m. on Thursday, November 21st, 1918, provided, however, that any local board Within its jurisdiction may order that the said regulation br any of them shall apply until a �date named In such last mentioned order." FOR TONIGHT Grocery Department FROM 6.00 TO 9.00 Apples, eating and OC^ cooking, 4 Ib^^ for ..... ,**�0c Peanuts, I r per lb........... ...... ioc Ginger Snaps, 2 lbs, q7 for ................. 0 I c Cranberries, i jo per lb.................. iOC Wrigley's Gum, ' OC_ G for..................� CDC Jello, three, for .........., 33c CANDY DEPARTMENT Chocola.tes', soft cent- OCg, ers, per lb.............. �lvC ' Cowan's Sweet Clioc- 20 q olates, ^. lb. bars, tach Jelly Powder (Imperial), is-sorted flavors, each ............... SOLFnCFOR Berlin, Nov. 16.-(By Wireless to Lpndop.)-In his appeal to Secretary of State Lansing, Dr. W. S. Solf^ after appealing to him to Intercede" with President Wilson to send delegates to The Hague as' soon as possible, "in order to save the German people from perishing by starvation and anarchy," suggested that Herbert C. Hoover, the American - food administrator! be assigned to. the task of assisting the German people. This section of Dr. Solf's message reads: "American delegates could discuss wlthtfte plenipotentiaries' of the Ger-Aian people the details of how the magnanimous help of America could BBva la time pur fatherland, from the worst. Perhaps this matter could be put in thetried hands of Mr. Hoover, who has rendered such great sei-VJOes in Belgium." ( , "The acceptance of the oppressive armistice conditlonsj^the necessity of supplying from scanty provisions the armies that are streaming back from the front, the cessation of navigation in the North Sea and the Baltic by the continuance of the blockadia'.^hich endangers our, provision supply, and the disturbed conditions |n the east make the situation In our country more unbearable. The peril can be avoidedfonly by the most speedy help." Wants CpmnilHlon. Berlin, Nov. 16.-(By Wireless to London.)-^(l.OB p.m.)-Foreign Secretary Solf has sent a message to Secretary Lansing urgently requesting President Wilson to give permission for a German .commission immediately to leave for the United States so as to lay before the American government the'conditions existing here and to ensure {he t|iking of steps to purchase foodstuffs.. Don't Want Them Now Washington, Nov. 16.-While President Wilson himself had the matter brought to his attention today, officials regard it as 0nti2:ely'unlikely that a commission of Germans lyillljo permitted''to come\ to the United States at this time.under any circumstances. The latest note of Foreign Minister Solf addrassad to Secretary Lansing asking Prosfdent Wilson's permission for a German commission to visit the United > States^ to explain the^ food situation had not been received at the state department^ but-'the Associated Press announcement of its coming was read with interest. It was pointed out that the United States and Germany are still at war, although the armistice has IJeen signed and consequently It is rejfarded as inconceivable that any German delegation could come to America. TAKE OVER EXPRESS . tUSINESS JUST ARRIVED A Fresh Supply of T. & B., Old Chum and Senator, Tobacco. Also a New Assortment bf Pipes. NO PHONE ORDERS DEFER THE PEACE CONFERENCE up AflER ELECTION the informal exchanges will continue Paris, No^. 16.-It Is believed that until the latter part of November before the Inter-allied conference re-assembles for conferences. The voting in the British electoral campaign un-some countries had chosen their peace conference beyond that time. � A seml-offlcial note declaring that some countries had chosen therl peace plenipotentiaries has led to much comment on the personnel of the delegates, but no announcements :have been made, although it is generally accepted in Paris that President, Wil- son and Scretary Lansing will Join Col. House with a large staff of secretaries and shipping, food and other experts. Admiral Benson will remain here,as naval adviser to Ool. House. Owing to the distance it is believed that Japanese Ambassador'x Matsul probably will represent Japan. He-formerly was secretary of the Japanese ambassy at Washington. M. R. Vesnitch, the Serbian minister, prob-atly will represent Sel'bia as Premier PaohJtch is ill. \ FEW MORE CASUALTIIS . Ottawa, Nov. 15.-With the advent of peace it will relieve the suspense of many people in Canada to know that the casualty lists, often weeks behind, are tapering off to the end;; There are numerous tragic cases, where, .since the celebration of peace; news has come of men previously killed in action. "We are not exactly certain, but our advices indicate that about oQO more are to be cabled," said the acting ,dl-' rector. SHOS POLISHES, KEEP YOUR . DMK BROWM OR �X'taMnB over trie consoli-datod'.'exBrtM buajnoM now carried loi; bV'-the American Rail-' way Exfpreu Gomppny and aar ignlng the bperatlone to Director-^ Oeneraf McAdob. MotherV 1^ N6e& a Baby is mad! Doesn't want the favorite dojiy, or the Horn, or the picture .books-but don't scold I ^ Look at the tongue! Then huriyl GiveiS|lidy. Cascargts to work the nasty bile, souring food and -constipation poison front the little liver and- bJivels; .; \. f � MOTHERS! Glean the ctogged-up places. Do away, with soiir^fermeniatiSns and wostjp^tjon poison w cross, feverish and sickj Children love Capcarcts, beq^i|B^, like eatirig candi:. Gascarett act better than castor.pa on the tender stomaclf.aiver and bowels.', Cascarf^fri 'ihjure;'and:;d6-%^'di|^ Cascarets to children orte .^ear'