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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \ Volume xi. "LETHBHIDGEi ALBERTA^iTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1918 NUMBER -29^ Germiin Conservative Element Graduafly Gaining Upper Hand in Political Gintrol -rr-BoIshevisls Are Neglig- i BERLIN,'Nov;. 26.-Reports of teats et Btrength, between tlio Conserra-ttres and' the Independent and "Bol-�hevikiV SoclallBt? in various places in daTinuAy ijontftiue to indicate that, aa far as mere numbers go,, the Extremists are almost negligiUle. The elections to'the soldiers' and vrorkmen's council in Dresden on Sunday show 'that the Bitremlsts polled^ only 4,300 votes against 56,400^or the old Socialists.' Both groups of Independents Avon only threoor four seats out of 50./ Fuller reports from Bremen show, that the movement in that city has already turned into a conservative Chan-pel., - ; , 'iS^Waht National Aiiembly iim^etlng of soldiers, workmen and SaH^r councils, representing Brie-inenp|Iauo�'6j;^, Hamburg, Oldenbufg,. FIenBburg^t)^Ba)iFueok, Wilbemshaveh nd^^numher ol| iimallor.places in the proVik^'lental objecfi Of thb daallUon'^tovlkhunote 'the nnity of bW!�mpir�^MdhiofjM^^ of iiWhich ItvIljisKiHipiP^^ for 'tnAtfonde- and -auth- LONDON. Nov, 26.-7^ (Canadian Press dispatch fromiReuter^s)-Premier David Ubyd George and Chancellor Bonar IkiW hJtve'iasued a joint manifesto in Oreat'Britain kiiii Irelahd^{. appealing for support iand' continued unity and outlinilig their policy, of which the following?'.pbinta {ymplity speeches cabled on Nov. IC "The couclusion-ot'a Just and lasting peace and'' sov est-abllshing the foundation^of a n^w,Europe,-iu order thatiurther wars may:be totever averted-; reducing the burdeh pfhrmaments and the promotion' of a" league of nations; state acqulsitlbn of landi for soldiers and sailors;: oithec, for. cottages with garden, allbtmbnts. or small holdings oh a wide;iSc/|le;.icheihes for agricultural developtteiits and Enter Eathonia. LONDON, -^iii'ov.i ifi.T-RuBsian Bo! sheviki troopBPhaye crossed tho river Narva.on.aibjgoijififront and have entered Esthoniai^t^tween tho Gulf of Finland and liaReipeipus, says a Central News'; dl�i�toh from Stockholm today.  J General :maMiztition has been or dered In EsthoinH.'wliere the Germans are'>oxpecte$i^vleave within a fort-. night,-,^he dfflqme'lt adds. CANCEL BIG WAR .S. Allies Will Now Pool Stocks aii( Buy Through Common 1 Agent . "TOURS, France, Nov. 26.--Conli'aets aggregating $1,000,000,000 have been cancelled by the American Expeditionary Forces since the sign lug of' � the armistice. In futaro the American, Brltlah and French governments- will pool their surplus atotka.andjjwlll buy thfoagh a cppman..pu^M..y|ig.' agenoj^, , Forty thousand meh engaged-Iri'ttfe mifa9rlcafi'|si^ppiyySferv|L'fe''i*viii,bp .s4uf. to advanced dreas ' as replacement th�^;'''^'"�'>Ps for the, army. o� occupation. it�3r'have-gBlnfea bv their^^ppjy department wjII contmue s.-icrlflcea and Efforts in t)xbi cause oi humanity aM liberty;'! ! � ' ME LONGEST ON MICElilEFIRSI Says Gen. Mewburn^^anadians EnterM^Moris at Full . , StreiigtK. HAMILTON,'^^bnj26^ S. erkT" Mewburn, minisfep-sb^f :militl spoke' at the CanadianiGiuhrlast/n^^^ - - .-. L luncheon at the Rbydl'Connaught. He �was any objection i:aised to thp flying j,aid that in ^eipo(Blll�atlbn, the sod-ot the national flags. \CarUln ele- jers who .had peii'the longest aer-ments thore4or.e the Prusaian.banners,Tlce would be tfte'fjrst'bhjtight home. He BuggeBted tliat from the street cars. Elsewhere the mblems were not disturbed. HAMILTON, Ont, Nov. 26.- Qordan C. Wllacn, M.P. for Want-worth hM.daollned to attand the banquet to Hon. Robert ^Rogers In Toronto, (n hl� letter deelinr {ng the invitation he aald: "Having been elected as a aup: palter of Union government, I tee . no reassPf nor do I intend to break faitiv With the people Who put oountry.'before party and aineer^-ly =^tru�t:'thatf:th# aaada of dlwan-Ion 'Whleh;yau>'are attempting to ow %onftli(iiv�c�a*ion .yvill-not ri-' pefi.tO(m�furity.". .._ __,,_____ ____, a- hall should be erected here in memory ofiiha fallen. The militia/nen.'Mewburn/tiaid, had not. received . tpropsr - recognition. Kvery member ot.thb.local corns who wak physically fit :^ad'lr eons .weroz-Urafted; At'-ir. tUe ariiili'.tice was signed he found thono vevG iC,000 men .J,V harvest legve una j:io believad that "he." hacl kept favh with tho farmers, .teopllo.were hesir.-ning and even thr^ateh^ng him to allow their sons homo in .time lor Ohrtstmas. In many.cases-it was impossible to do so. The club passed a resolution asking Premier Borden to ,req[uest tfie ea-kais-er bo placed on trial for.the atrocities committed during ;tho 'war. Ita roui.'ne-work as long ns necessary. Forty-threo construction projects, Including a deep water Mock for 20 ships, terminals, warehouses and railroads 'have been cancelled. Orders for 2500 locomotives, 01,000 railroad cars and hundreds of cranes, tugs, barges and derricks have also, been cancelled. ~ Tho transportation program has been red\icecf materially, while the ordinance department has been cut down by two-thirds. The reduction in the air service has adt as yet been .mi-nounced. NTEWGOVI. High. THE WEATHER . OTTAWA. Nov; 26.-The oieeutive officers of the Dominion Jrades: and Labor 'Congress are in session at the capital today, preliminary to the annual interview with the Dominion government which takes place tomorrow moriring. Atjthe interview, the reso,-lutions adopfed at the meeting of t�e congress at Quebec will be presented to Sir.Thomas White, acting premier; Senator'Gideon Robertson, minister of labor, and other members of the eov-ernmeut, In vlow . of ' the circumstances that Uie war has ben brought to a close siiice "the Quebec gathering, the probabilities are that the representatives'of labor will make some>ad-ditional representations relating-, to tho necessity tor prompt action,in dealing with tiiojhew conditions created by the cessatld'n of hostilitieB. .'ATTEMPTED S'UICIDE PRINCe;?^tBERT, Nov. 26.-W Or. Gerv�i�,f; 'One of the Steep Creek* gang'^,vattempted to commit '.surclde: in'H)s cell today. yCOM^ONS MEETS JAN. 16. -OTTAWAlJ^i' Nov. 26.-Although the date; rtaiilnot been deflnltefy fixed,' It 'jv^-^ected >ihat pariia- ^ment will he about yywrwi^ '"51 BIG S -PAwawpti �layed milet scrlj__^ loan/today n ko S316,000. 'J=IH�T-.BAT( iimrnoned Jan, 16. on OP bCRIPTIONi f. !from Maij^, 200 Bon, brought' �(tbi the DawBom^ictory ^niiig theViatipclolse t^TURNEO MEl4, - HALIFAX, N. %i^Nov. 2fl.-The Curtard liner Aquitania, due here Ts^uradsy or Friday,, haa on board 3,-300 Boidiers, 140 officers and 60 civilian passengers, military trane-port officials say here. ' ^VIOLATES! ARIviiSTICE ROME, Nov. 26.-AuBtria-Hun' gary.ia 'Violating the^armistice by ' releasing Italian priaoners without food and poorly .clothed, says an official note Issued through the Stefania Agency. The Italians alBo are being set free all at once instead of in succeBBlve sections. COMBAT 'FLU FAR NORTH DAWSON, Y. T., Nov. 26.- By direction of the commisaioner of Canadian Indian affairs at Ottawa and the Dominion head of the R. N. W. M. P. a special party will be dispatched from Oawaon tomorrow, on a long dog train expedition of 500 milea overland across the Rocky Mountains and riverB to Fort McPherson with supplies, medicines, ahd other equipmflpt for eohibating the,8patiiBlv,lh11uen-za:among the Indiana and Eskimos In that remote locality. � ADOPT BALLIN PLAN LONDON, Nov. 2���-The Qer* mangovernment has adopted the program framed by "the late Al- .bert Baalin, director of the Hamburg-American lin^. and the 'shipowners* unions, binding Germany to build ships exeluBively for the ^al1ies*t fixed prices in return for which Germany -will retain her merchanr .Grace. Inoldentally Mr.. Oraca.stated that Chicago wasun-dertaUnK:|100,000,000 of new municipal, work In'i|ke next year, and there would-be nn trouble in' plaoing all Ghioafo soldlero back In civil life-, fc"TOTJ '8AN;18 OFF Friday and LietU-^)Tiig9 vtll'^noon be normal again. 'Bnalnaaatuks}'bean interfered with to - Renditure dui-lrig''the enfer$||pd elosihig, of. thlsii platiiiB: th�:v p'iv^vincial^^^^ board's ^rdsrs. - f,.^-. ...... That, la a worjai^lB-the.-'XAwlt Of fcrldge's/.^nttilde custoqierB know that Monday's Bpecialinpettn^ 6f-'tlie Board ^------- Health, � , - Tha meeting y^apihan lift- ing the |)BitCj|u'tliigftii^hei^ there; w^aquito^fl^ide dl^^ of ev�F7'thtnr JS'-aiife here again, there , should \t%(* irreat rcvlva* of buBinesB \ and'a-Toali'ChiiBtmas shopping season ^a-in Blght,"-^A dozen Lothbridgei hu- opinion , as 40 .ttf^royact flay.- Mayor Hardie wanted the' theatres and picture shows opened right away. - Dr. D,eVeber rather favored opening on Wednesday, Chairman Ritchie thought the board should not allow opening until next Monday. Dr. Thompson was willing to compromise on-Friday. And Friday .was the, decision, though Mayor Hardin, did not Vote. Tlife ihoi tion, however, carried a provision tha^i should such a situation develop., as to! make It^unwise to open on friday the opening could be postponed on the'.or-der of the >icdical Health Officer; Must Pay Expenses / H. W. Wood, of Calgary, pr^Bldent of the council, will preside.  BELGIUM WANTS LEFT BANK OF SCHELDT ^ BRUSSELS, Nov. 26-"Belgium must have the left bank of the Scheidtil' This demand should be made-at the peace conference it iB agreed by all political parties in Belgium. ' The correspondent has talked with many diplomats, ministers and members of parliament and they all agree on Belgian occuoation of the le.ft banlei- fflinger 'tfiire'Is iperfect, ffta61pyi]|^t on most of the otl^r; ships ;tn�j men lounge around ou;>'the^'^eok3Vsiiiokihg^ WASHijJJGTqN,' :� Nov. ' 26.~About one liipntli is l-lie-time President Wilson Expects l;o' he in Europe for the opening of thfe, peace conference and preliminary.^.dlSQua'siona. No definite limit hks heen.flxed, bat it is said au-thoritatlyely today, that the president; plans to be �back in America within' six weeks after, his ship sails for the other side. . Among many . messages received from'England, Fraiice.and Italy, urging Mr.'Wilson ho^ to let unfavorable critiolsmff interfere with his plans, is under stijod.-to be .one from Lord North-cliffe, .earnestly suggesting that all objections should be disregarded be-ca\ise .the president's presence is cs-sentlal.' It was said.today that there was no foundation whatever for talk of cen-sor8hip\over� news of tho peace conference and that American neM'spnper coi-rospondents-woujd be given all facilities- - for transraitting their dispatches.- / I * ? � ; ? � � ? ? ^.� ? ? ? ? ? / LONDON, Nov, 26.-(British Wlrei less 'aerviee)-PuWicaUon of oftioia|'' reports from the Bavarian pDnlnlster) aopppilunity to.^j^^^^ aatisfa 'BB'^-^^:Simmm^^&......, k'-Jta a'telegraairirom Mualt*L. fo >Be5 lin'-on'i^Jnlr.SJ, 1914, Coii�t^''L�roh^ enfefd^said' that Air. Edward'-Cfi'.^BAf.^ forts to'preserve peace wohld certfflr... ,i ly no1;"succeed in arresting.tbe cbm-s^' of- events. Later the same day tlin>ng}(-Belglum." .: FiDESpSH " G STEEL PLAKt 200 Man EMSpe Death Front EzplOBion of Oil Whielit Cauacd Fire \4 5 I ? * ? ? : CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov -26,~Am-erioan control of the furklah. gendni'-mlere and. finances is being .urged.iiy a group of nine uewspapers-ri's'Qven Turkish and two. French-in Gonstttn-tinople; This gi'oup also, advocated American supervision of the. education system and thei'.^aeparation't.of church and state. A depntatlo?i Avill rPQuest permission to present the program to President Wlisgn durl'ng^hls visit to Paris, ^he prt^gram >\-lU be announced this week. .. ; WANT GRAND DUCHESS ' -LUkEMBURO TO ABDICATE LONDON, Nev.''2S.-i(!M�il an# Elfipliie)-Toliowinfl tHe demon-t Btrati^n in.front of the dueal pal-" aee\'�t Luxemburg, In which' sev-e'cigil ^hundredti peofile demanded that'-thf^rand Duchess should ab-di'rlgatl6n should not  be overlooked. Jklr.':Buchanan ^ pointed out tbat:irrigatiqti'b| the largo ai'uas in Southerjti,-llbiorta;whlch are capable of irrigation would not:, only help to supply work for returned soldiers'on construction but the cre&tion of great lirri^atlon systems would make �vfor permanency of settlement, - would hSlp! build up the livestock iinduatry and would help,also to overqomen^any-pt the drouth problems with wHiqli, the government is' faced eviiry tttree''''di' four years/ ^ �. ^ ^ . .\^'\ 'p. :� Mr. Melghen's an^weriVthat.'fhe' government is conaldering'^'a. rectamaaoD policy indicates a'long "step 'cfuTt^e part of the government, vandBuglests :that a reclamation, service''ardlc>tBe Ilnea of~,the U. 'fe. reolamationija^tviftp. may shortly be instltutedrin-tlfe Domiu-ion. PITTSBURG, Pa:rNov. 56.- Flr!:erair;^ hours before the fire was brought:>uni�y/': der control, v ' " ' . A break in^-an oil pipe'line caliilie|l::& jthe fuel to run into an openvfumacfl/])^! and the- Mpioslon5,wUjRh ifoUow.a#igt.iAm'^^ ped a large se'ction olt the roof o^;"-- ' wife mill department ottbS'pUiattr3 blaze spread rapidly, jMtd half df works were destroyQd/Jbefbrey flames -were;, extiniutsbeal: .pY%iiH machinery, and flvlsl(edtm�t47i�UvT ruined bj; the flr^^^j^Cfflnp---oBtimate the iivaii.%tt^}dl ings and ?BO,000 la m�?t�eiy^. ""^"'"^ i HOSTItE TO BOWHEVIK^iiV PARIS. JNOV. W- that at t^9 �l��tlen,^~ menibsng^eftht ,ray�l*wni���w*' German ' iwi 34?503 85 ;