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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 27, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA.. Wl. in GetmSny Are false. The newspaper, materials. Simultaneously it carried J^^' ^}^^� }'!}^: _^lL?^!}'^�!lJ,^.^} "I WAS AT OTTAWA this week looking at the conferences. Ontario and Quebec's attitude is blocking the public domain transfer. All eyes are now centred on the 'Rogers banquet to be held in Toronto, 1 know the way ot providing labor. The Dominion and provincial governments, having the means, would therefore have to shoulder this great vrork. W; A. Buchanan. W. A. Buchanan, M.P. on being called on said he had no policy to announce on the part of any government, but he had his own ideas. One policy which had been advanced was that of land settlement. That is not enougli. Then tliere are those who offered to hold positions for their employees who enlisted. These should be tabulated, and at the same time a census of other quickly available positions should be taken. Much is expected from land settlement, and if the scheme is properly carried throngh it should mean much in 'the way of development in the towns and cities to give employment to skilled labor. But in the land settlement scheme, it"is necessary to get laud in close range of railways and other conveniences. It Is not right to expect the returned men whp wish to take up land to go away bacK far from the conveniences ot civilization. But the first job. so far as Lethbridge is concerned, is to look after the men Who come back first and get them jobs. Hel^ By Speculators. . President Longworth declared there were tliousauds of acr^s within 20 i resentatiye gathering ot about 40 in milea^of a railway in the Lothl)rldge number. Officers' ot the executive district wliich are being held by spec-1 present included. Arthur-iVIartel, Mon-ulators. The govornmenf, he said, re-1 treal; .Rohert.Ba^tei',,Glace Bay, and LONDON, Novy 27.-(Reuters.) -A demonstraticm of 10,000 persons took place in "Hyde Park today under the auspices of the--6rTi tish Empire Union. A resolution was passed expressing horror and Indignation of German brutalities against British prisoners, especially after the armistice and favoring an economic boycott of the Germans for their^foul deeds. ARCHANGEL, Nov. 22.-In log liuts and wind shelters made of birch boughs, allied troops are holding the line against the Bolshevik! on the middle sector ot the northern front,in the region'of Kadish. After 10 weeks of fight in swamps and thick undergrowth the allies are now snowed' in and are bivouacked alongi an ice^lled stream on the opposite side of which are ih^ camp flres of the enemy. Under British command and co-op-erMing with British forces, American infautrymeu on the sector have proh-ably provided more fightlng-and.hardships than any other AmerWaa.iutilt in Russia. , , '^**''v'-'"^ " � ' . �--�'� � U. S. TO PURCHASE / -220,000 TONiS SHIPS NEWaYORK, l4ovi'27,--iThe.of-fer of the United StatM government to purchase the- .720,000 .gross tons of ships of the interna* tional Mercantile Marine companV^ that fly the British Understood to have been accepted' by the .company. ' SELL ENEMY JEWELS. NEW YORK. Nov, 27.-Enemy jewels valued at ?200,000 will be sold at auction here on December '5 byi A. Mitchell Palmer, alien property cusr todian, is was announced today.. 27 MORE SUBS TURNED OVER HARWICH, England, Nov;'?7.- Twenty-seven German submarines were surrendered today to the allies. This brings the total of Ger? man U-boats turned over to 114, Labor Delegation Makes New Demands on Dominion Govt. owing to the exorbitant rates demanded by private concerns was asked for. The desirability ot introducing legislation providing a fund against insurance for sickness was urged upon the into effect' the recommendations of [ government, coupled with a demand labor as set forth in resolutions pass-! for national control of medical treated at the annual meeting of the Trades ; ment in liospitais and the creation of a federal health deijartraout, The representatives of labor again registered~their objection to two per cent, beer and asked for ,in increase premier in the absence of Sir Robert in the alcoholic strength of this bev-Borden; Hon, Gideon Robertson, tho erage,^ recentl'y appointed minister of labor; j Other re.solutious presented to the Hon, N. W. RoAveil, president ot the ministers recommended government _ privy council, and several other mem-j ownership of railways; the creation bers ot the cabinet at present in the'- -""--i "--'i------' -......---- FocK and Allied Leaders MeJ Germans m, Armistice Terms JJ^ithout �ricndly Word, _ SIGNED ARMISTICE BECAUSE THERE WAS NOTHING ELSE TO D(5 TORONTO, Nov! 27.-Ariio Fleurot, in a special cable to tho Mail and Empire from Berlin today, says; - "So many persona in the new government have st^id to me that it would be impossible for Germany to meet alt the conditions of t)ie srmiBtici) "without involving the ruin of the country that I decided to,put their plaint Into^ definite form for-.what it migJit , be worth and to submit it to Mathias Eerzeberger, the Centrist leader, who was a member of the delegation jsent! to the front on tha armistice, mission. He willingly granted me an interview. " 'X.,-sighed the-.armlstice � because) there was nothing'else to do,' he said, j'lt had been sought by us at;thp yery-^ crisis iot the German; poUticfti|s*^T' tiOn.We could not gojffln wlth6utl41p? aster. But isven, as litgned it,feiiT* ed ifeu-woilld beUnposalble to llv.i* .lii)itb the.letter of tli^;agreenient. AA^MWd-'" Tthere wds nothinj^ else to do,', . , ','';� .''''The:C^hference . ' '' : AMSTERIJA'M, Noy.-27.-Tii'e':,ar*Jri^^^^ ;lice;conferences, between the �Gej'iiian} delegates^ and Marshal Fochv-and .his asslstauts were carried\put in the most busihess-like mannpr poissiblean^'apparently without iiotable iftcidents, dc-' cording to a long dispatch given in the Vossische Zeitung by a member, of the German party. After" the French met the German commissioners they Were driven for 10 hours in automobiles to' an aippolnted rendezvous. , "It seemed to me," says the narrator, "that the drive was intention-, ally prolonged in order to carr.v us throiifeh the devastated provinces andi prepare us, for the hardest' conditions which hatred and revenge might demand. One of the Frenchmen pointed out a heap of ruins, saying, ,'behold St. Quenfin!'We entered a train with blinds draivn in the evening and awoke in the morning 5n the midst of; the forest of Compiefne, surrounded, by soldiers. � . ^ "There were two trains, one oecup' ied by Moi-shal Poch and his staff and the other by the Germans. In these we lived, worked and negotiated foi>.' three days. We had everything in abundance. There was nothing to find, fault-with. The great enmity and hat it is headed by M. Inonivn^ whl.{jK,v Senator Castret) becomes rnlnit^K ter of finance and M.vEnekelli fer^r mer state secretary. Is forel'gif minister.. Tb.e ,cabinet ;>was ap-.. " pointed' yesterday ^nd^'r|i"�rlt�--.y'�.'^k complete reversal of/Finiai?^'**.'' - i policy, ' ;