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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta EVADERS German Soldiers March Stfd-ly iAway From Brussels- .Vijelcorae to Burgomaster. Ghent, Belgium; Sunday, Nov. 17.- The last stragglers of the Garman forces nre passing out of Briftsels this evenlng.Mt is a sad cayalcade of sullen, depressed- tueiii tiling out along thq road heading for Louyain and Liege. / Brussels is calm. The. population is^retrklniiig from any manlfes-tations . beyond disdainfully shouting tb'tbe depaptlug soldiers "on td Berlin.": The'soldiers ido- not respond, merely smiling sadly. ^' The cori^spondent.' who went tb B'rjiBsels Friday,^ returned here to-nfght. In BriisseJ^ he received a great ovation ifrom'the Inhabitants, whldh was somewhat embarrassing as desuU tory rifle and :^niachln9 gun Arlug was fitill going qn. .He was challenged several times by. mem^erf of the,soldiers' and. workmen's council for bis pass-^ ports. " ^ ,' ;:Beachlng the outskirts of the ci^y �t >i o'clock 'lin the afternoon, the cor-' respondent walked to the north^gjtatidn - wUer.e;. the ,sQldiorB' committee was holdink' a '.neetingt' Suddenly � shots r:;;2f^re*hear^'{ Waft Unmoleate^. JThe: oorrejppo^dent adhned, civilto r�9s .an^rtpureOvtlie city unmaiejitee: ' 'i/t decorated-^liut: ifid vOrder9d^bai;-:qo^ ibd'ii^'untll iMoiie '^'aa- floating^ jgiaii.^^^^-^;-'.. >',.y..., ' VmeDlcah: rcbmmisBion Jcliiinr-y*^''"""'^' ; supplies b6_______ at Antwerp: iustekd of Rotterdam. Js very afiarca- and jis selling "ht' 250 francs a ton. :01otjiiug is also- lobklng. V '^hile the /people remained calm on StiBday, waiting untlL the last Oermau l�aTe^)V Belgian cavalry are 10 miles down the Qlfent road watching for the .signal to enter the city. It Is probable that Brussels will he free of the en-,1 emy'at, flawn tomorrow. , _ y { - ' Cah't Fraternite ' .-The Ctornians made numerous at-^ tempts to fraternize ^ylth; the Belgian 1 Socialists, but 'Secret'ary,.Hulnsbrouck ' of vth^e Socialist headquarters, refused 4.to.met repsasentatives otthe;aolciler8' ' �i>di>Rrofknibn!B council. He/said: '"f �11 our king, t^ll Amerfca, tell the Whole worldv^that we absolutely, will : have no contact >wlth.these peqple.iWe at no time consult out- enemies as to . t^e future. We do not know the spirit otj.the vwbrklngmeu, but, we do Know .-:tte'spirit''of the soldiers; . ' :i''Belgium has recovered promptly ' and thero-:is no danger of Bolshevik- ^'Itm-h^^re." ^ �" :'Oeriilan*?soldiers" aj-e going about :wll;h huge bags ot lodt from -the quar-te^Aste'r's jdepartmenti Belling;>8hoeE . snd/blankets: at any price.obtainable, Oood.,hoot8�i!fere sold for ten m^fks. Sei]aiorfire in.the east-dentral portion of Brussels, re-, \�Ultlng from explosions at the-Uidi-station, ItfBtftd' eight' hours> and' all the: hulldtngB'-In $treeU> nearest .the , etiitlon are?4n: ruins. TUb-.reglon near^j . the:'::^tatlon, has been evao^iatod for ' ft radius ol-mo;'e than one, mile. Welebme fop;MM.  " ^ THREATBNJBD CRISIS IN ' .|H^1AND 18 OVER 'London,-; Nevi >10.-'Latest dip* lomttic; - r�feert� from :Holl�nd ; nam to Indicate that the'.tHraat-anad ravoluilori 'there haa blown ovar. Crowd8\para�led the atraeta., 0f Tha H�0ve yeatorday wearing orange rlbbbiia. TO BWELLE All Provin'ciBl Regulations Cancelled in SpiitK. on Thurs-. day telling All provincial^regulations and restrictions with respect, to- the influenza epidemic w$ll be "Withdrawn in Southern Alberts 6n Thursday morning, according to, word' received by The Herald from floii/'A. G. Mackay, minister of public hefilthv This meane-^tbat the wearing \of masks will nof^be compulsory after Thursday morning, that iichools which ai�Minder the Jurisdiction of no local board of healtb- majr/be re-opnned, and that the ban Is liftea on public auction sales. So far as ih| ban on theatres and public schoofs .ISiCOncerned, where there is a locarboard of-'health, that board baa fuU Jurttidlctlon to lift the ban when the bbard^gees- lit.' WLl MIFIED, FFICER ^End of hiitftUTi ntials ihousand-iBol-%rc and' SOOO-^tt: ihh 'Olympic a-tew days later,, d '^-'-y -: The -allied commRnd has not yet dei-cided-to release/experienced fit soldiers who now form a; part of the'fighting forces.' Tboae now toeing returned comprise: low^^'r "cAtegofry men not likely to beitoi^e .Immediately fit, men of the general >reBerye-;ln England and some mettrWbQ-ifarrivcd so' rfecently that they:have ndt: yet.been absorbed into:'units, judhiiiis/repent untrained inftotry draftBLaud- tanki corps rein-foreements.-.V,��''5 � These menVare being returned during the armistice period Jn order to asaiBi .in: clearing the'way for the movement of.;th%'main.army wh^n. it is~no longer 're(itiirainiber of .wives and de-penS^enta of soldiers; serving, overseas; WABhlngtbnt Nov. 10.-Continued naval' expenBl6n::,by (the 0nlteid States without regard o.'i present for posaible deplBlonat';, of the .peace 'Conference,. itheKfpMpation; of a league of ''nations r;,or. reduction of armament, WM.ireooinnl66ded to cpn-gresB .today.br oorat8ry>I>anlels at tt 'pFivate contWfertcfe � wltb the house naval commlttbg. .,^ftlc]i is framing the 1980 naval'approprlatibn bill, Secrttary bSniel^^ said Ji'e favored Sheriff's Officer Shot'' by Draft Evaders Entrenched Near Prjnce Albert. -Prince Albert, Nov. 20.- 'I Charles Horeley, a soldier of.the posse hunting the Gervais bandits, who. murdered Jarre^. McKay at 9teep.^Creek, was shot from ann- ' bush by the bandits toda^ as he was attempting to enter a dugout covered by a bruah protection. The body haa been brought to this , city. ' It Is reported that dervaia is captured, but that the other two are stiii besieged In an underground tunnel. ' , - � r Prince Albei't, Saslc, Nov. 20,- James McKay, Jr., of this city, a sber-Kf's ofBcer, was murdered at Steep Creek and Ills body, along with, his auto, thrown down a 60-foot embankment Into the Saskatchewan 'river. The place is 40 miles'east ot.here. The crljne.was committed  last Friday a'rtiemoon'When McKay wont to make a gelaure at the farm,^of "Doctor!' Gervais. The victim wasishot from ambush by two men wuo are believed to^be evaddrs of military service^ and are said to have come to the district 21 bout the -time the Military. ^Service act was.put into force, ti'onr Montreal. : Discovery of Ihe crime was, made' yesterday .when Sergt. Kistruck of'the, provincial-police wae sent but to search for/Mr. McKay. . �: , . : Sftrgt. Klotruck wa^not lonfc.in-.dis-: covering ;thfibody,iV Both b^y-^anfl f^FhWe'^r^ag^tkl^' . . 'WoFth'aC MK TWcKay-/�iia the peajile . lof Duiuinlon and''j. uruviuumi luiuiHiera wa.s resumed?'Hi(s morning in the senate chamber;*'CotonIzaUou schema which is dlitindt frtim soldiers' settle- -"- The conference o� I'ment. Its chief object Is the devel-provlnctal inlntsters ; opment of undeveloped land now held for speculative purposes Jt-r. ''Calder- propofsed that the Dominion^ should lend money to* the provinces tor the purchase ot privately owned land, which would be sold to intending  settlers. The purchasers willv.be exiiectod, fo put -up in cash, or.tn personal value, .security amounting to J(0 per cent, of the value ot the lond bought. The settler woultl then get easy terras of payment. It la proposed'ithat the land will be sold to the settler at a slight advance over (lie purcjiase price lu order to insure against possible loss. In the case of loss, it la proposed that it be equally divided between the Dominion and provincial 'governments. The question of assisting men who desire to settle on:land In the-cast-om provinces waa also before the conference'this morning, the discus-aion not being concluded. The conference adjourned at one o'clock, the premiers oj^^ the various provinces remaining in session Yor the purpose of drafting a proposal covering the handing over, to- the Vostern provinces of their natural resources. Sensational Exppsiire True Condition of German NaVV ---� ; ' Naval Writer Says Favorable Weather and Skilful Leadership Alone Saved German Navy From Destruction at Battle of Skage^rak-^Kept Hope Buoyed-Up on Bluff. CanrCuimers ^ At Archangel Suiiiariiies Surrendered .Londo.iji man ed, to Iti V T>:n*hltt,j 20.-Twanty Gar-;\wara aurrandar-Iral Rcflinaid W. lias off, vHJirwieii, sunriae, aoeordlng' Iclation diapa^h. ' rst'U4Miiib to be ! allias by :Qer; ser. v4!wehty .arfditlbiiai aubmarlnea .will-be"^ aurrendered on Thursday ;*'^5fejHore ;on; Friday.. The re- '7>ffiedrovtl\|n*ii'ee^*il^ltftiJft^l thavaemfatlee Jerma^llh'be givan ''"'* up later. Archangel, Nov. 14.-The Bolshevik! forces along the Dvlna, their jlnf an try attacks having be^ repulsed, today were bombarding the nuaso-allled positions on the left bank of the" river atTuIgas. Canadian artinej:y is,replying vigorousjy. '' As long as the enemy gunboats are able to move, the.Americans and Brl-., tish are combatting great/odds. But the oAemy infantry la no match-for the allies, the Bolahevlkl loaaea In killed, wounded add-captured being at least five times that of'the allies. TOTAL 1203,260 (Sncfcral.; to.-Hie r' . MagrathV Nov,, jaO.TT " present .mail - service' were nnt^fcecejvediias ,4rlctJ!if-th�f!yictafe |-,nl#tiK :,.AYellIn^r,n9la'lC-and also flOOb wlim%>ira at^ tbe banks, whlclivti�^d&^li; The grand total fpr,.;'M,a�tai! MPS PL triet, la'now $203,260, oi^ T^lthlnv |200^. battleships'In orderthi^^ti ot another crowni Danger of Destrojrihg Unit^ of -: Hies By BoIshevikiBm , ' Now ; iiiibi^don, Nov. ID.^Sir .George Cave, ,'iyHO iTecently resiijned from ^he vost-tlbn.ol secretary ofstate foi- the homo depfirtmeut In thevl^ioyd George cabinet- and wos elevated, to the peerage. :sp^akihg;in the bouse of lords to-ni|g]|ti;'8aid that, although therb was^a ;paXs&'In hostilities,"the, enemy's acli-yitiiis.:haye not ceased..::;,;.:hv - . ---- - :r- ,;- i - already'beguu to das- P^^inmiS'?h^''^H2;�.^*t?P/l^'�''*''^ troy .the unity, of thejalliea hnd ohr there Is a close alUanco between Bol-'^lieviklsih and Geraianyi: I 'have bad iljyii^ehce of this durlhgtheLlaSt v/eek.'' :;'>R,e|arjling the-.press bn �S6 reason why it .should, ba-abolished Canadians Will Have Opportun^ ity To Invest Savings on ......Smaller Scale v The ^loc^ have been instructed tO: Capture the men dead or alive. ' �� PE HISENTRrOfWIETZ Ottawa, Nov. 30.-Announcement is made that the government will inaugurate a war savings stamp campaign. Tile first war savings stamp has been issued to his excellency the goveruor-general.v .'The government will become the'repository of the nation's savings uit -Jo, a total of ?SO,000,000; savlnga^lU be'placed with the government by meani of the purchase ot -war. savings stamps'. The stamps are uto be redeemable in January* :1924. They are to be sold by the; government at a price which will work out f to an interest rsife of better than 4 1-2 per cent compounded semi-annually, or 5 per cent.^slmple interest It computed atthe end of the-period: T^iua, in He snld that he saw only the,otker,- -""^-^g-^j^^^^^^^^^^ day press cables,from Rilnsia wh ch, be bought for were "obviously false and intended ,^ After January; the purchase \)f a ior propag_flnda purposes. w�tr, sslvlngs stamp will be iijcreaaed r-'>"Wo ought not., to relinquish the i niJjnth by m^onth'. but at the end of five weapons, provided ,by the" oefgnse of' years from December, 1918, all stamps the;Realm Act,foi* dealing with Bol-ehevlklsm,^' he aatd. A bill c6ntlnu-ing the Aliens Act of 1914 should be wlU ;be redeemed at .$5 each-Stamps df lower denominations, to be: known.iis:.,thrIft stamps, will- be on a league of toatjbni, ivlthout whlch,- �^�jamsseli, Nov. 17.-After fifty snonj^hs/of qaptiylty iniQermany Bur-_______________,___________ ________ >;�omaBlier :M;bx,of Brussels came Into He thongtit, ftigreatfru.c-of,the^war ,,wBlcohied Mm witti a flattering t^ddreBs: ami. formally 'handed the; .b)irp!Oj^astev!s;jieat lov'or to, .Max. irlfo made a short address �.. 3f6v.;iI0.-At-'th^ ex-r,ot^�.-local braaclL mafip by/Qannany.'oV^ ,e;(ppuUT� of Ui'e conij-meet^l^ery itt. the ^ec- JMetz. Nov. 20.-^^(HavaMr-Wheu.i :rr , . .i _ -.i r v oe-itiiowu-jiHi,uii;jJii, ..Hiuiujjs, v/ui.uauu. Marshal Pefaln entered qils ,clty yes- '� iL^^^^f  sale., wiien 16 ot them have been ac- terday he stood before the statue of aW^ng the government to Impose le- ^^^^i^i^^ they can be exchanged for Marshal Ney and reviewed }ils troops, t landing oi enemy The municipality and local societiesv- * , Dnltod Statep mhs,t' hi^i^e - a large number ^pt banlelhlps a^A other craft, 'V-K' ~ tj^he new:!tbr6?r7.#ar-;:building, pro-^r^m approved :jhy'the^;Bt?8.i^ent calls for constractlpbT'M ' ien super-dread-nouglitB � and- r arma tp all .{icf'refound chllS-en^'^K: ,i, ''"THE PRICE o/ BEEP will con- Unu&'hlgh longer tUauiiny::o ^^bdiiy raised by the: ifcahddian;farmer and ;i8l'bcktnen. vBuropeari? conhtriea atlou ended wUh th^ Ge.mah defe.t.r, - ^LrrS'to'^rl^^"^ WAMT lf."DBV> marjcan AVmy of i jOTocVl^ti^o'^f^f^ . Tha.AmertcanJitaMl'": Amarjcan Nov. 20.-1 - , -.J -pushed their', line-:�Qn>Mvtl1 lna1^�frentier tgdpy. "*The'�" x,,waa.croaa'ed at two plac. ^alte ' Br'iey, aVid ^uddn-la;, apd at points; lietween thr ^Hieaf. ;" ' f arthar northitha'aJuch ; ombMrg.? was > ontoi;ad .in-;t , tIpB pf.thy fJty-;.of Lukem as u war saYlngs stamp- worth 55 at tlie end of the (period.' - .: , 'The.plin Is,expected .t(i work oiit to the great ndvontage. of .both>tad apd a provlsionaUaovornment^Has been estabtlBhed % th'# V^l^prg of the city, Who A�r,e fapDararitly commanded by; Oen. D^nlklne, leader of the  :Sintl'B|plahevlkl TOTAL HUNl Copenhigen,"! Nov. ,20.rrrUp : to ' October 31, 1,580,000\Gernian .soldiers were l that-^It Is' , i| posslblff^ to water from our ^rlTrtwjaye , v| ^lUfiave t)ie mo^t prosperous dUtnW ift' :OBnada.''-John McD, DavidBOni^jte. vAirkhown Coaldale Hej-etord breed- UT COL. ,CYRUS',>^ 'PECK, ,wlnnlng^ot..the\Y, C.^was mi- fs^tgrjv^ yesterday, ,,wm'> pommand rtiliyy'^ Ufith^Canadlaoa to which about;: -^^-^ '"the IrtthbrJdB6^tle�Vent?on sent to tbe front.>I,was In'his l(on, and flpar-, oi^iiJqr Old Cy Pdiik,' a^,we iisgd, ttoMlt ''WtOSEJOi Vv'^lnhfpfegf^Npy;'' 2(|.--TAlthou^^ liondou, Nov. 30.-^(British Wli'er less service.)-Capt. Persius,^ the German naval critic, has chosen the mo-' ment when the finest vesaela of dia German navy are about to be aurren- , dered to the allies to publish In,'the Berliifv Tageblatt a isensational article containing revelations regarding tha , German fleet. Capt. Perslus says that the hope that the German fleet would i be able In a-second bu^Ie to heat the British fleet rested upon the bluff andj lies of the. nayal authorities. - In August, 1914, Germany badLahouti ' 1,000,000 tdnnage in warships, i1iei*wn-ter, points out. while Great Britain hadmare than double that and, thankf to the mistakes v.of; Von Tlrpitz/ the' material was quite'inferior td the -British. In the Skagerrat battle, he i declai-es, the German fleet -was saved from destruction partly:.by;good leadership and.partly "by favorable wea�: ther conditions, Had theli weatbei^: been ~ clehr or Admiral vons Sober'? i leadership , legs able, the:^eStniDtton-of thei whole German navy would have resulted. The longrange BrlUshiguns would have''completely smashed :'^ke lighter - armed Oermpn; ahips.';\As? itv was, the laeitea of the Ocfmaa'^neeti were enormous and 'on 3m6 ;i,'C^pt. Perslns s�ya, It was^ dearytOiOvejry thinking man that JieSk�ferrat;>bat-j tie must be,the Qnly get ----' engagement oC the^''war....v, v'l On>; all sides, oontinu^s*.; J$:dmiral von Tirpitai: wni ponstruct ;t " "   - 'might bai!nsed:fori:'jnaklng:'a^'| well as one nfeWiy-biirif xrulseSS the beginning: bt .this year,' ttte*f:Gerr-^ man navy conBiBted.:,only^ot draadrl oaughts., andr'h8ttleshlpB:^or :the%ki�ta�i'.s, :type- and some:tg.w>cruT8ers.j'vAJl-:^^ ahlps whicJjVon TIrpltz had confltru^rlj ed �r6m'lS98>,to 1916 >Bt'a i)ayy;:;flByBm;1 auarters it /was i stated :';that�0�, -jtossesBed an enombus -. niohbei 'subimariheB. and^that; the: loBiel^i Lvlftnalljfvhii;:"' - � - "''�"*�' \ V , Mail); Suba DcBtroyeA:^!: rr That was: Mtitrueiithe ;-wr(f mltB;);:^;'1917}: Uei^Btstea^;Sm Ines wqre constrncted^,lirhUe[HgttrtB*^^^ :^fOnly-B>;8nMU'*:percentage i0tj't^"th6^ii&^ submarinesw^rB'gB^tlvely at>any given ;tim^:Capt: 'P dares. In January,'191,7, ioril! when V- condition^wore* Iwbr submarine work, biily.^iar .pv., weje f^otlvB.wblle:30/per.:ceii$;.w�ri harbor^ sis 'per. cent' undeir'repalfli^^^ 20,ier cent ;:''incaJpttoltatea.;^aga- ' ipe crews, V be saldi were'i^iibti^ cie^itly. educatedtfpd^rai&edff looked with'distrust;;;n]Jon2,ij pon. , � ,.,v Mei^iiuiplyiOfc/olbftlng -,n army.the.endo.f the. f^,,cause thetn.to,close, �a assertod'. vtoday,: '�""�^wpei|IaWt*a^ thfiin. to,! cpinpete ^tsictovjas.^ ^1 Shmild Pt^n::]|i|rS54feSflj^ll)fe Ottawa, N'ov. 2().V|f41I have bpen.taken'forMe'-ca,..,j lla,ment. To aU pa^HCf flbpi Instructions hive>ihe'eii;>geat,f| estimates' aiie'4o''be ^prepa^csd^ iilv la not' thought, however,!'"'-.bep�-will 'actually^ be^itnnmp ^, .tawa before. ilanuarjS^filtllongj slon �n this J)*tnt has� �pir i�iaclied-'-;byJtHelgov^r "' ifProbabiy;; Ubb,�; tlji^ >irlU^^e:itinab%tr'^'" rate,for,,the .early ,\vjji?ri;'3i,gjae|trf0jia :8tdba>-that!,!;-pea6� t^^impwlaj^ggw ittiBgafitualKnaa * 6ral a, c?e,dlt of .soldiers ? ,C.E.P;i 'of." approximately, llGJ-iifc. fdeclt >,f, Th?ro,wm'be pald^o biB&a-3fefoma�.> twt^et sum, by'i post ^f?cliarge''p^i}|ai 02 ;