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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^S?��,'/e�;:,(.?3:�sf��;;;le�. W RUSSIAN GOVT. AT OMSK people of Berlin-Seem to be in State of Deep / Apathy Regarding TKeir Future. Berlin, Saturday,. Nov. IG.- Berlin jias now .had a week of revolution, yet.tbe streets' have the same appear- , Ance they presehted on any Saturday iduriDi^the wan with the exception ot the absencei of newspaper reference to . crenta'along ^the front.'- A casual visitor woul4 not be aware that this ha? t)eeR'thcjBt;jpin' centre of-eigantip ipol-ItlcaV^upheaVals.: The mass olc the ' publipr aititears - anything but excited over/the future progreiia of events, Its Jaded^ w^r^Weary nerVes are^ppai^nt-ly.Bolofiser capable of responding, to thriUSvino matier liow inspiring. News of food relief temporarily eclipses tur- -loslty over the politic drama,^ .'Great Apathy^. . .i. After four.years of grinding war the /listless attitude of the middle class elementsin the ear!y stages of the reyoluti&n is - typical or^the apathy which prevails. Paris, 'Nov. '21.-The Duke .of Orleans, the pi-eten^er to the French throne .in^ the Bourbon^Oi'leans succession, has sent a telegram to Premier Ciemenceau expressing his admiration and gratitude over tho great heroism shown by the French soldiers and thanking the premier for what he has done for iFrance. > Premier Clem-e;ice^u, In reply, thanked the dukq^r Til^ telegram, adding that the victory was due to the soldiers who vied with each other In heroism, Final Surreft Fleet to the of the German lies is Completed F fl.S: MILITARY Nearly Two Million Meii Overseas-Hutfe Supplies :imA . Siquipment , ' , . .t v.v;\:-'^: \ AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS IN FRANCE," -Nov.'' 2i;-;^The- extent of American miliUcry^-fif^ort in France ab the time ,>tne. ar^mistice was declared is shojvH'by statistics which the Associated- Press' is' 'now permitted to make public. . � On the morning of November 11 the United States >had in France ,78,891 officers .ana 1,8S1-,37G men, a total of almost- I},OO0;000c Manpower LONDON^ Nov. 21.-Th^ German fleet, as specified in^ the terms of the armistice with Germany, was surrendered today to the allies. 1 ^-r. This announcement was made official by the admiralty tl^s afternoon. The statement reads: "tThjC main German fleet surrendered at 9:30 this morning." ' Oermau'warihips dt!.ltn^on,--th6:majorlty of 4,be mid-^-^-^ft>s,j:cllii�SnB, appeared obllvjovf ifDlex^ -tn- the fafje of ?grfi5?% * Vie was only after the. Soplalra �" brked f6verislily f6r;.v61ght' the: *6yblatlbtffcfnsthe; � � ' �"�driclng mien brought overrto^Francpiind has l^ad In, operation 97SCvel}iclos of all deBcrtpUonpnn -'i One sue make a de et" thetsdBriSa&^whidK: the three, ddye clearetfU^t^ dard gauge rBU^thaee^ahging^oVi^r the Firth of id,* Flve..hiin- jprirfch. J ^' . ^:t^''y-''ii'^:-:^)^A\.':y; �hzra-^ieen iiuilt Even at the'pfeseptr stffe of the The fleet which wirs to witnels the surrender consists of some 400 ships; Including 60 dreadnaughts, 50 lignt cruisers and nearly:^ 200 tiestroyers: armistice, .whicli.;may. prjicede peace, j Admiral lr David Beatty, commander it is not penpissible to, iilnt_ at the jof the 6rand Fleet, is on the .QUeen Elizabeth. ., �:. ' * Seme of the Vessels Aitist'erdam. Nov. 21.-The -first London, ' Nov. 21.-{Canadian Press dispatch from Reuter't.)~ Hbn.xWalter Long, colonial ^ secretary, haa, written to the agent-general of New South Walet in reply to' an inquiry at to the. \future of ,the German .colonies, stating that Premier Lloyd Qeorge has authorised him to state that ,the whole support of the government will be given to the'claimrdfvthe dominions on - thie:eubjMt.' Mr.'Long Hy� that Premier Lloyd George ^as already made this clear to the representative of the mas at Paris, i THE WEATHER �V: VHfgh . 'Low ...................... Precipitation .26. '---Forecast-Pair and colder,'' 24 18 -J Giught on the Fly . "VERY 5^ANV INQUIRIBS~" from - tlte. price and gvailkblllty of land in the Leth-/ bridge' district are being received these days., A large number ot Call-ifornlansi'settled In the ' Lethbrldge district last? spring, and they^ha,ve Evidently told their- trlemdB back /hmne that/it cannot be 'beaten,"-^  Secretary Jfls. Rose, \jr the iboard of 'trader ' '' vast stores of munitions and arma ment brought, oveV; :' The .Associated Press, however,'!^ alWwdfl to give approximate figuhj^s : ^ttowing what has been accomi)li8he9"'')n. the accumulation ptfOOdjsuppli^s to- date. For iiutance,tfie; Americans have 3�P,0()0,(IDO ratiOM., Of .beans alone; 188,000,000 ratlonl^ol'llour and flour substitutes; '267-,000|000 iratlons .ciE milk: 181,000,000,iratlonsv:of butter or substitutes; �148^000,000^ orations of sugar; 89,000,000 ration^ of meats; 67,000,000 rations of coffee, and 113,-, 000,000 rations .of rice, hominy and other foods, . �Thpre:>�re, requisites, such as flavoring, vtruits,-,^candy and potatoes In/-proportion., ; �Which for smokers there tare 761,000,000 rations of cigarettes and tobacco _in other forms. _ . ' BOLGMGUIitY I London, No^.  21..-(Mall and Empire)-The Time* '.correipoiv dent,In Sofia lays that thftre. it no shadow of a d�.Mbt,that'. slavery of the worat type knovvn in hiatory, ancient or modern, hat been practised on a large scale In Bulgaria ^uring' the-warra8:4r^uined at noon on the 116th. Adipiral^eatty v/uh assisted by ~Admlral ernments have decided to sendan official protest t^ the Dutch goy-_^ ernment against the violation^ of', i-lolland's neutrality as a result of,; her permitting^ German frqopa :to^ cross the province of. Limburq ii)> their retreat from Belgium, aec'or.dr ing to the Echo de PaWs. ' i "IT IS My OPINION that the theatre men: of I^ethbrldge^ should be re-tmliurBed from, some source for thejr loss In ''-keeping their businesses' closed durins tlie; epidemic. Tb�y faaTcriolokQd'for: the'protection of the ,liUbUc, and tlie pubHo i&ould 'raim* tune- the" lose?'-C. B. '^^o'^vman, "THB'yr'M, C. A. IS ONB^Ok- . ^ . , GANWATIO,ri-ln this city tbe people | o'ua of^ the aliould'get tiehlnd." It coiild ha made Am'sterd�m;rNay. '^O-rr-P^Ace Woh: nowsM, i former f.jGerman ,-�ml|aasadoi-at London, is.t])e> author: of the,latest Gel-man appeal- for. clei�ency^ His appeal"appears 'itt,'tne Berlin' Vor^' waerts. Be declares':, , v ''''df the a�;inistica wsk-e. (usplrad' py' aT ij^irit of treveufe, Bt|4 .will Jaad ,tt>:8tanf�titfn, anarchy; o|iao9 sqd: the^,ii;gread>HDti^mL^slfin,tei^T depoie*, which. aj^'. the, nrost/danger-.......deiwfdcracy-and BYKSTiE . ' ' r^:-' >,.,/� �� -. ':':::ft;'-..y!:: Seattle, . Nov. 21.- eani'(iii(lyvJrJs^'^^(or ,tt,"tould*,lie in. -positionvlo do Uie ^ " * re con- tad of it' We need'a oanS. vetf' up its .aptlvlUes."- im7 T'cefPresideht o'f the' m m., 'Jt is, certain they passed living '^^iiito .Turkish handSi/but ho wordrh'as'^'(^^^^ heard IriMn them, since. .The.'. JCut' prisoner's -were forced Id m ^" * the desert to Asia Minor or medical t^ttention.'^'^ '^'.[jpiartles .of,; men '.we^�ny|ng|^! ed-under anyjsjjelter^tliey cdul in. ftU.stftggjKtJfidysentery ifie dying, some-and," witl^Qut;.boots, IpM 'evorythliiB; td^'dhtstta',1 iallk." f > i  t _1JL Dance, Car^i-V��-that will go down in the history Of} Lethbridge. Put ,a/ double ring aroulid December 14; on that date the /Soldiers' Kiddles' Christmas tree will rbe heid, whenv the club will cn-teriain a thousand soldiers' kiddies �'se�'-'that'they will not forget this is :er,iirst Christmas after the great r. ;. . . � iaiis for the big doings, were con-mated at a special: meeting of l-tli0 at the y: M. C. A. last ptiht, lufd on Friday night a further 4eet-Ing Vill "be held tor the- completion o^' details and ^e appointment -oC committees. . \:_-/..:. -^he-big main building at the fair gf^udd^ will he the scene of the ;Victo>y Carnival. Arrangements were ma'de on Wednesday, with the city :coinmlBBionerB to'secup^ the building tor tlje three days.'^ Six monster fur-liil^efccwlll be installed: to heat the pTace' so tlrat no Matter what the vfeathor the crowds: willv be comfortable.  . ' .i^lpne wing of the'^^> groat central portion will be used for the carnival, .vrhich }B expected to draw, crowds frofaitfar and near In the east end ttVdaUce pavilion* will be arranged, vrhile in the centre every kind of en-teirt^aUiment t.hat was-ever seen at a: catnlval will be provided for the entertainment of the crowds. The Victory Dance Carnival proper will be, stAged on the evenings ot the thret)^ dates mentioned; while,.on the afternoon on Saturday,-December 14, thV Kiddies' Festival', and entertaln-meiit'cwlU be tlie,big attraction. Not LONDON, Nov, 21.-Belgian history will reach a climax Friday when King Albert will make his official entry into Brussels, says the correspondent of The Daily Mail with the British army in Belgium. The day will be one of political regeneration, as well as. one of reg^^l ceremony. The Belgian parliament, the correspondent adds, will meet and .'5rrlakej( great decision." GENEVA, -Nov. 17i.-The retreat of the . German armies from>.the western front continuing In the greatest disorder, according to information received by tlfe .Swiss federal authorities at.-Barne. The anarchy in Germany .is said to be far worse, than during the Austrian retreat from Italy. Swiss newspapers say the miliclty of Versailles is preparimil to receive vthe delegates at the peace conference. Tire deliberations are expected to be held in the grand trianon part of the c^iateau of Versailles, once occupied by Marie Antoinette. The priceless tapestries and furniture, removed to a place of safety during the cout'se of hostilities, are now belnfl replaced. The gardens are being restored and the camouflage coverings on the statues'and fountains removed. LE m\umm SIBERIilRONI Artillerymen Are Taken From France and Sent to ' Archangel ' As indicated by dispatches from Archangel yesterday, Canadian artillery units are.fighting on,the Siberian front against the Bolslieviki, and it has been ascertained that Leth-' bridge artillerymen are, with them. A local lady, Mrs. H. N. Taylor, whose husband, Sergt, , Taylor, has been in Ftance for 21 months, lias received letters from him stating first that -he was going to SiberiSuind later tiiat he had reached his destination, although he did not state what-that destination was. .However, he sent over some Russian money,-jind-other curios. Other Lethbrldge men are with hira, but who they are; is not Quite certain. It Is not knoy.-n that they are experienced^rtllle'rymeu who enlisted here in the {earlier ' part of. the war afld had':t�feeji^iifti|lie/f|*pt Ipv some time. It. is .alsoSflfelieTOclJ that some of thooe'who mo're.,rec^ntly;iiave gone over in drafts'arei'^lpO'-with the Siberian forces. v> �� \ Gen.;; Boldereff';iS;�i,hsen^ .Iron and his attitudeilB unknown. 'J :'Commisaiohetr Renault i^ ajbA J^iimi .Cphy^aslflRf r Budapest, Nov..20,-(Via Basel)"- ThavBovernment has: decided that the oIBclal title -of-:!,Hungary from �oW on the "Hungarian People's Republic." American. Army of Oeeu'patioiTiF Nov. 20.-The American troops' pushed their line acrosMthe^aer-, man frontier today. Thfe frontier was crossed at twoi pfaces > oppor site Briey, and Audun-ife-Roman and at points between theae t^o places. , ,, . Farther north the Du,chy of^tux-; emburg was entered in the diree-. tion of the city of Luxeinberg^ PEOPLE'T6'~6EC^I)E''^^:.:' CopenhatJten, Nov. 21.-'A~ dl�-. patch signed by Germiin Premier;. Ebert and Foreign ' * Minister Haase, and received by; .the Strassburg soltjiers' and .workmen's council, says: '{TKe occupation by th^ allied powet-r of-Alsace-Lorraine villi; not^ prejti-dlce a solution ef:';;the question^ according to th^. prJnclples;iof In. International right aiid, � pM 'self-determination."'-;' -   ^ ;v: Will Dynamite Baiidits Ehtrehched Near Pr. Albert Prhvce'Albert, Sask,, Nov, 21.~:TJp to I Ejince Aibertj Sasfc, / Nov, ::,;21:-It 1 o'clock today'no further news had is now believed ; iliac' Dr,;, Qeryais, leave' inimedtately 1 or "While .there,.h*V6:)beeii| ^u^h- a;.de,Veioptnent migi,. Omski the'y. were not: given,. . and the news; came as a; dlstlm ^ _. : prise ,%to allied commanders .'anHr'a-e' resentatlves,,. at Vladivostok. ,y:hte '' local council and other mino^ vtfrgamT: zations held a conference,early;"ihls morning. : it is indicated /that'iJiWi?' is at present a dispOBition !not-!i.'to recognize the Kolchak r govenmiteht.;.! The aotlvItieB of the Radloal  jviug represented In the; all-BustlA'nA-goyT' ernment forced the military,- jiana Conservative plemente to 'a^opt countorrmBasureg, accordlag\^o,*L16Utj'; Gen. Hbrvath, prominent amoiig', the i leaders!;inr^he aatl-BpIsheviki uiov^"^,.^g! ment .^n Siberia, who gave Ws^ vle^v. of the^ coup whaa 'Bjsen on .hip; train ,'^;% at' hlB bead(tuartera. These, mek-K-i 8ure8> he-said, faeluded the ariiesVoi'^^fi'-many members of th*; left otvlhe;/So-ffii^|| cftPHevolutibnlsts,* among; theih,j'g(Jv.-v''^''"' ernment mlDlsters and aisistaiit iniST^. istera,.: , v..�i.'.-^wiij,;-^.PmMS-^^^m^ ' without Dliordep . The change In the ; governinen^s was accomplished by.vthe people,fand^ tlie>^ troops without disorder,. ' > f,i /*Lieut.rGen. Boldlereff, Ih^i notedV military, expert! and a member 'of^^tl^jS Ufa ;dlrectorate,v Is expected *at ,-pf shortly, and negotiatioBf' are 'prp--i ceedipg to bring him into line, v '^i The success of the cou]j, in.,,.th^ opinion V of .Gen. Horvath, rests, wltli| the United States, Prance and iEifg-{> iandj^ he believed, would not ^^th-i;;A'tf|j hold, recognition of^^ the new/ vpAWt^^^^M since the - pecsonnel of the* vmlclat^A"?j*/ and: the policy/of the governments re^jSrya maihed uachange^d. He ' (^tQ^>j(ij^4|f example of\ the events of'the r.a8.v,Jt* 'ai;e expected to enjoy-the carnival celebrating the end of the war^ The reason for the Victory Pauce GaVnliral is to provide funds for the entertainment of the 'kiddies at the festival on the last day:: There are ute;leB8t one thouBfin4-;jiboyB and girls ;>^ljbm/the Rotary Club -has determine; to entertain in ;i^;-manBer. that tbeysWlll-remembari Peace Ghrist-mal/plftl8, and though, the club by hu'd'^work has already;' secured coir-�iderable funds, cnouirh .has'not been rajsedito do tlie^tapk,to their satis-fattio'u. So the carnival wQl be'for that-'purpose, and afiould anything bvttrHthe required amount be raiaed itv;6ughttin ietnfountai|iB;b)^8p0oial?frelghtv Ijl he�Hfb6^ty.'-"i r\ . smember ThuradaypFrlday ttud;, ^ iy; Dec' la, ,1? andU4-aSbig for^vorybpdy.'^^^ / ^ - 6t soididrs-and police who speni the r�?"T l'"^"^ Sliawinigan Fall?, Que., left the- situation mprc easily-.CQi^-;'. night: on watch-at the scene of tho'*P^ tliat he and his.gant',,were. ,oo�-. prehonded,than under the former'gov. murders had not returned, though it, ^f'lf^ \�t^e/�eimo of terrorism ( . , ' >k>m had been expected that they would ar- Montreal during which the hom^ of , -,-�-__i- - '" � - - � -�  'Lord Atholstan.;.was:;, .dynamited. ..... youth-;;'\y;hoifi:;.G^ rive - by , 10 o'clock this morning in order that the'^ relief relay could bo sent -otit .� ">:>, �,��.,;� - ,:�,"�� )l|asolineiand;coal oil,Mas taken out this morning.' ;^,t Is proposed to pour these : llqpids Jnto the underground defens.e^cand-then fire them in an ef-forlftp'flmbke,-qut the bandits, if that does_ not;^ivail;^dyjn^mite Svlli be used. , Tbevbody ofi corp.-Charles Horsiey, of C,linto^, Out./ who^was killed yesterday- by the -bandits,.. has. been brought jiito the.v,c"lty and: an inquest wlll'b^ heia., :-;�:,: Dr.v,(ter'i^alB',i'iii jail here,, denies, all particlpatioh  i.n|. the^, McKay;murdej', Joseph Defond, a . vais brought herei.;last;,>sprlfig;';- is a-son of; Ji W. Defond^; ot,Shitwiaigan. Falls. It is believed .that- Oervals secured oonSlder�ble?'inoney.;frdm"'this boy's f^her." The /^boy .'went home some months ago in bad'hfealth, "duo, It is' said, largely to the experience he ejjcountered. with Gervais:^ '""Soldiers, and police ^k^pt. g;uard at Ger- -irnfa' Anrt "-n*' q^nAm 1..,-':..'n11 aiers. ano police ,KQpt. g;uard at .Ger" \ - .p-mM^iM&i^eSf' ' vftlB- den., ftt,Steep, jBjfeek all la^ PaJis, Nof: 31.-^(Hara||l-i hlght, and': UP' till-*;^ol9CkiflSls jitornii itJ'Obps'v^ill-iiJMi**^^ 542887 C+1?? 0315 ;