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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta I -� . y. V- "V �� ��'^'^ !�� �:� - � German Eorces Have Crossed Rhine in!Theit Retreat Bc' fore Allied Armies of Occupation. � WITIi THE AMBniCAN ARMY OF OCCy.?ATION; Nov. 29-Gen. von der Mawlti'-Bth -army will begin crossing the Rhine tomorrow. The crossing Avlll require eight or nine day.s, according to reports reaching here. The moyemetit la being carried out hy three columua. at iioluts some distance from each, other. According to the Oermau plan, 200,000 men will be aiiartered daily at Frankfort, hut accommodations for only 30,000 dally hare been pijcpared. Congestion at Treves Is reported, rcBulting. la units proceeding on^^foot toward Cobleuz. It "was orlgln^ly planned to movo the trCopa toward Germany by rail. Cop]|8^ dt.;a proclamation by Field M(irs}jBl;^;yffii jHJnd^nburg, urging German soId|iQnlfaqd'civillau4 t{^ receive ' alllea troops . with."resifnatjou and coui'iesy," havp .anpeare^ : In. :VjUpge� opposite "the American lines. The. procl/imBtion,. aAys- this -^(j- ihe' be.�(t: policy. In yl9Tv;0.f.'the fact that, Qoi;^. mdny. is noUon^er abl^;tovm^ltcff'�* aistauco agalntft.ilie allief. , V�i Sliyf Allies Will Go To Berlin to Discuss Terms I, Nov. 29.-^Representatives of Great^, Britain, France and the Urtited States will arHve in; Berlin shortly to discuss the question of the armistice, the Bej-lin correspondent of the Cologne Gazette says he understands. Want Them DiBmlssed BERNE, - Nov. 29.-T-Tho Socialist Council oiT Munich has telegraphed to the cxeentive committee of the Berlin Socialist Council demanrfug the dlsmisB'&l Dr.: W. S. Solf, foreign minister; Phillpp Scbeldomanu, mlnlstey of cojonles, dnd Mathias Erzl^erger^ who, It has been announced, *vlU conduct negotiations j)relimlnary to Signing a treaty of peace. ( The .telegram .ulso invites the,Berlin council to overthrow a goveni-inent which cmitinues to place suoli persons in important positions. Geririah:^ Mupt^^P^ Cost In I^pl,^ Lloyd-George iONEY'S^ HUN ARMIEi AI^ RE-CRGSSING RHINEimiED DELEGATION TO GO TX) BERLIN Reclaim His Tlirone Labor Leatfe^'^ot Satisfied Wtih Mere C||n>mutation 'ofSei^nce ��I BEFIRSIPRES'O Of. German Republic-Comitiis-sion to Investigate Treat-,: ment.Prisoners NEWCASTte,  enaland, Nov. 29.-Germany mu�t pay the co�t of the war ,to,the..-.liflj^t sS her capacity, Mf. ,Lloyd George declared in a 'apseoh. here t6day. The submarine pirates must be punched, the prenfiier added, and. whoever devaaiated tha (antfc of another eountVy-ough't tS^be re-sponaible for 'It.. ftaferrins to .the eufpabillty, of the authors of ftie war) l^r. Lloyd .George said,,thar. government in-, tended that the InvaStigation to be conducted jfHoUJd: bfe a perfectly fair, ^^t'ft^�tJ^n 'onc,r arid ,that it shdiild go'oif te^lta flnal'rfcckon- "[ mean to lie. thilt-the men who did not treit our' pfiTsonerc humanely be made' reapfiinsible;" >he, premier d^ijt'Nrtl.v.Mr added that b&'jifltf ,jnet7Vvian.'tA�puraue. a iclared: fcii.*ha� ,.,Ko.'feeI S^Hg-J^aiamplB- -kpi&^hitd thC' _____ _____^ -_. wllK know what ia''wJHtlrm-tor'thehi at the end." ''policy of y� "We'his mans in COPEKHAGBN, Nov, . 29.-Prince Maximilian of Baden, former ini penal chancellor is favored as the first president ol the Oei'nian republic by .Democratic . clrcies, accord(|ie to advices to the Berllngstke Tl-dende. The;icounoil of peoples com-miasarles has appointed a--- commission to luveBtlgate charges that German treatment; of prisoners of .war has been contrary to lutematlonal law, The commission includes Carl Trlmborn, former secretary of the Interior; Kduard Bernstein, undersecretary in the miqlstry of finance; Prluc'e Shoonuce, . Holiirich >Dove, privy councillor, and -representatives of several government- departments. Prof. Schmuecking of Marbury Uni-VBrslty will act as chairman. The commlBBion is ordered to take iaai-imotty undor^ oath and expel guilty persons from the .army. In certain cases criminal prosecution nifty ho ordered. Caught on the Fly ^^.^axpECT quWa R-ySH for thevwar^^ftvlngja stamps which'are b& ling ^:put pn aaiO'next waelc. There Is ttoUiing finer for a'Christmas, gift for ;a ! child., .It would teach' thrift among the- young and give tAem a x'Jne opportunity?to;save their nickels In a way ,that;wllU bring them a re* turn. Introducing .them just before Christmaa, -as the government Is doing, it is a'fine opportunity to popu-larlaa tliem."~ActlDg-PpBtmasler Sargent. y.--'/ �� � HAVE THE! 6IIBKEN? LIMA, Ndvr/24;^The Chiliean consul here Will'^leave for home late today or'tomorrovr.' It was reported in disnatebea'from Santiago and Lima on ^.Monday night .that Chlla~ahd;9eru had Recalled their reapectiveifCenaula.' ' NO LIKELIHOOD'OR WAR NEW YORK,T/Ndv." 88.-Carlos Castro Ruiz,:fChllaan- iconsuNgen-eral, asserted here tonight -th;it his recent statentent announcing a settlement'of tfie-differences be- � tween Chile and,>cru wat correct Vit the time he..mad� it. vHe 8aid\ later devslopmenta had cdused another threatening!; rupture.' . SenorRuiX'sald; he considered a rupture of - diplomatic relatio>ia between the r ^ountrlec possible, but declared there ;wBf; no likelihood of war. �',//-' AUSTRIAN'ioSSES - TOT^L FOtfR MILLION Germany, Lloyd George said,' would not be'allowed to pay her indemnity b>> dumping cheap goods in this country. -  Sensational Report of Rupture is Ridiculed by Secretaiy/' Baker NbV; 39.-Secret: Baker aaid.iast-^iiight, '.PTMs ;8eiiteM�y� ,. ..ie.:BalOmore:SdA.r'ai8Wtcli,.-l��'^-'VJ^'OfaWV'^^^^^ reported, strained j-eratlons,be-^�^*.to.a l(ving..,gr^vs.':^^ tlieallied leadeilBr' � -'-.i' Con|lnuev^p(totsv , ^ WASHINGTON, ary-.6f^W�i: yarding the. which" tweeii "'I have not read the story arid cau make no comment oa its content^., happen, however, tc^ be able from personal- observation to say that the' re latlons between Gen. Pershing,; Marshal Foch, Gen. Petaiu and. Marshal Halg were-pordlal, sympathetic and .in every way happy. I dirt not see Marshal Haig on my last trip to Eurbpe,-but I did see Gen. Petain and Gen. Pershing together several* times .in prolonged conversation, and I 'saw Marshal Poch and kpow their relations were as I have described them.. "The great offensive which Marshal Fooli' organized and directed was carried out by Marshal Haig, Gen. Petain and Gen, Pershing. They'not only performed tlieir several parts with enthusiasm, but cp-operuled with one mother at all points of contact. American � troops at'the end, were hot only, fighting la their own sefctor, but also 'operating ^iyj. divisions. witli the French under .'Geh. Petain and with the British under Marshal Halg, while'j, in" the American sector, properly su  called, French�divisions were under 'General Pershing's commantl." SEATTLE, NjsS>:. 29.-Commutation of Mooneyiiisentence from death to life {riftprlfonment will have no affectl.oh the proposed labor strike .planned by Seattle unions, labor^trCeials said last' night. "Our demand' was not for'leniency, but for, JCieUce, for a new trial," said BOrr-rtifain, seeretary of the Metal tra*i*e Council, "l" can not see thai^edr'Plan to strike, if necessary, vrt}|;il| altered." SAN FRANCISCa Nov. 39.- The death sentence of'Thomas J. Slooney, convlctet] o.I murder, in connection with the bomb explosion which killed .to persons here July 22, 1S16, during a Prepai'ediiess paii'Kfle, having been .commUtted to Ilfe:^Jmprisonment by Gov. Stephens late,,night, no further legal steps can .Ifftinyoked in iMoou-ey:s behalf, '.attoiSjieys said today. Moouey, who. Isr'SSi,Iron moulder by trade, will be rejim'ed, from the death cell which,'he :;)ia#|'?occupied in San Qufen'tlii since-JijlyatT of this year and given employmeitrip^'ltli other prisoners. .r'^''^^^ � � � Many iitrl)cea.havefbeeii planned for pea P by labor-'pilj^snizations as a LONDON, Nov. 29.-The former Geiman emperor ccn-ternplates an early return to Germany to reclaim.his throne,' according to news received in London through a neutral source of high standing, says the Daily Mail. The. newspaper adds that the revolution in Germany, is being managed by officers of the German high commantl with a view eventually of causing its coUap.se and the triurnphanl return of the former emperor to .Berlin. Some of thesis oHiue^s. in civilian dress, Jjave heeji recognized in tlie sti'ect5"0I"Ber)mir-Many of them are reported-to be dressed as workmen. These officers harangue the crowds as Gomradbs and. In'every way cncouv-ago the revojution'ary movement. It ia added, however*..that if opportunity offers, they wil,l a,bandon this disguise, contsnd that the revolution is a failure andbegin a eountor-revolutlon. Agents of these oflleei-.s, it is do-olarsd, arc lurtliering thjj plot by spre-dtling aiUi-Biillsh propaganda in Holland with Uic object of embittei'-iiig the Dutch agiiinst tlie allies. Allies After Him LO.VDOX, Nov. 29,-The actual procedure to bo follo^ved in demand- ( iiig f,l!c .sui'ronder of the German em- i pcror 10 the aUia=i will he dl.scussert in London, \ accordlng-~tO"Tmj-'CBily | IS.vprcs.'!. rreirlier Clemcnceau of France v.ill arriro here Sunday w-lth j ' 'i','.. %. v r.'' Marshal Foch. rile British and , Foch Could HaVe Had Slir-French governmontR, the newspaper adds, have reached a decision regarding their right to make the demand on Holiand. protesl; against: Mi wbkli; was, set t thes^ .'ju'Oposed caiTled ouE; " unable to , .From meat protesting ai esecutlou, J. 13. Whether now -ft'ill be tiers here -'were isfiuiBd a state-ifit; cotnmutisaou it-wo^^r^^mther- I iah'-cbiiftewa*' Moofley also?appealedi(tp laboi'' lead-�iJers td^cohtinue their aft'prts in hlB,be-i 'Iholf.' ' ' AITEMPT TO REVIVE Hun Admiral Wants to Keep Flag Masthead-Beatty �..,Sayg No ' � I.ONDOX, Nov. 29.-Admiral .you Reuter, commander of the German fleet,which surrendered to thor allies uii' November 21, has pro^psted aga'Inst the order of , Admiral Sir Dav)d. Beatty.- of:, the; British fleet, directing, that the German flag., be hauled'dpntii^ TJe points out, according ,tb-�a "admiralty' statement, lhat rinteiiinigiit "ftt,' .a Biati,Bh harbor i^i' \mda'r;!iiti.c; L^erms^.bt'^the'-iV arinistice,', equlvaiad't to inJtefUmenP iu-a neutral port," where, in accordance" with pre'-cedeiiti, flags sire dilbVed to f- remain lioLste'di'- ' . � . . He adds:- ''[,esteem it imjustifi- �-Of tlie five parsons inflicted for miif,- able .(iiiff* ooutvary to international Hon. Robt.^ Rogers Gives Views At a Banquet.' His TORONTO, Out., Nov.-2S.-HQn. Robert Hogev.-i, former minister, of public _v;�rkB in the Borden government was given a bawiuet In the 'Klug Edward Hotel here tonIglit,.',wUlch lyaa atteuded:by about 70p,'^:'pTe9USiAWjj?iali old-time Couservfttlves. 'I*heinMl*e of the banquet hud Iiceii a y -Moohey and'WarreuK. Billings, a i my o'pinit>n. the order to strike - - fli ag was not Int-keeping of chivalry 'l.>et.weeh two oppdneiits." . ' Adhiiral Beatly. , calling attention to the fact that ilie armistice merely suspended hoslillties, and that a state of war stni existsybetween Germany and tiie, aliie,B, Jias replied: ' "Undor the circuinstaiices no enemy vessel can he permitted to fl:^. its ports "IT 19.VBRy IMPGRTAN'rto k9ep �p Red "Cross aotlvlties. AH tJie work Is needed. The Hlgnlng, of au armistice doOs not'mean that all the soiaierp will oomo-lioaie -immediato-ly, and tl(at. sickness and�accidenta will not-'' ooour."^uilge --"ifBckson, (president of the local Red Cross. ' WBSliBY- OHUHOH- grfiaUJr vaplpre. elates the generosity oT Knbx church^ jii .allowing uk the endra use for ajl our purposes, of .one.sejvice. Thn spirit of all the ot|ier ohurcUes to-: wards us h^s been, most kind. We will. wo_EshJi)' in our own cUuroh a week from ' Sund]jy."-Rev* C. E, LONDON, Nov. 29.-Austria-. Hungary lost 4',0DO,0D0'kllie'|l and woupded during the war^ according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from'Copenhagen. Eight Hundred thouaand-: men were killed, lncludlhg--17,000 officers. _^-Li-i-J_ WANTS INOEMNITIEr LIMA, Peru, Nov. 29-^The cabinet and aenate have approved the action of the/;foi-elgn rpinlater In . . strongly protestingto Chile against th>r a^tl-Peri).a&The entente mln-istera at L,l,^^ctOled'^*eparately � ,on the forelgiv mlnifter, x^sterday. f 'SE>AjRATE TOO UONDON, ,ljioiv5�.-rijhe. Liberal party in f ladenvh^t' lesued a -'preelamatlei:iv;d#rfil((l)i(h||r a. complete breacK'r,Withr:BjBpl(nK according to an ^?>k)^aAib; Telegraph ditliateh fromlTC^^eJjffiag'eri, AKRE&T^'COUitlEri COP�NHA4^li$(.^'Nev;\2a.-i,pr;arhler, ha|-.,oaHse0;th|rj;ftt;e.ij,.;,of r,a, Qer-rnitt poHrleV;W:b1i;ya>'> Aus-tr(p, acoordl|i�.t*f Mrlin dls-PAtch to t}�?r.�e}jA'�lilfe ^Tldende. : The, jsqurler'* sd^etamspts-i were .el,.d.>^ " ' wEt'rafeK' r  High .......\. ..,-.I...^/,.. 41 Low.............'.....15  Forecast-No ehange^ In temperature. j,r-' - In Re-Organization of Alsace-. Loi^raine-Mucli Difiiciilty Anticipated '. .� ^- ^ . PARIS, Nov. 29.-"In the reorganization oE the recovered provinces there will, be difficulty iu carrying out the necessary elimlnallon of the G�,nnan elements which ure said to, previilV said the new mayor of Metz to a cbrrespoiiaent of the Journal. "I do np(S mean the woilcmg population which will chiefly come to us, but refer more particularly to men holding public offices or occupying Important camuiei:dfa!l � positions. � ' � ' : "Wo hope the peace *3!''conterence will take, this into qpnsideratlon.' We will tal{ie all necessary''steps, to-.be sure thht It does.-' It is necessary. thaL-thertf be st.rlct inquiry before naturalizBtion is granted," ma'ciiiiiist.- . Billings was sentenced to lif&Jniprlsoiiment; JlrS. Reta Herman Mboiiey, wife of Thomas lilooney, and ISraiel'.Weinberg, a "jitney" i bus' driv-eivwefei acquitted and Edward Nolan, a-,' maciliuist, never has, been bi'ought tojti'lal. � i; Ciut;.of the Moouey trial grew char-ge^i;^i irregularities ou the ,-..... ------ IT Says He is'Eager for Investigation WHiclt Will Clear :.."-.Him render But Preferred tc Save Life by Signing Ar; Armistice. . LONDON, Nov. 28.-(Brjtish wireless service)-The Brftfah war correspondent of the^Brltish wireless service at'headqudi'ters in France saya that vyhen the German delegates came to see IVIar-Bhal Foch with regard to the armistice, the marshal, as well as the British high command, knew perfectty \yell that a few days more-"the marshal placed It at 10 days at the most"-^ould have Seen''the aurrender of the entire \ 'German arn^ into.the hapds .of , the allies and the culmination of the greatest victory of all ages/j "The marshal," eaya the cofTjis- , pohdent, "renounced j that-:|r�t ' victory, deliberately-and w|tlv''h)e . eyeeopen, because .e�ntlnua|iei^ef.,Ar Mi conaciecisei bpis of the Ontario legislature: andmans are'reported to have'ipreao; fibue M. L.A. from Nova Scotia, Frank 1 gemi-ofneially/that the entente ,pa'ob Staufield of Truro, were present, and ! ably will couBldev the abolition, of tin most of these contributed something I blockade, is absolutely unfounded. to")the general iiraiso of Mr. Rogers , The allies have not. the sUghtes't .iii' Absurd Story Denied .That:AU lies Will, Consider Witfr-drawing the Blockadf ..; v� BEIlLilN, a�9icV.'3i;-^Dr. von Beth-mann-IIoUweg,' fierniaii imperial chan-, . . . , . cellar a^.Jhe biitbreiiic of the war, is ^'^vc are face to face ivlth vast'after- in: brief speeches Oh the question of a. Canjirtina national policy, IVfr. Rogers said-"I.will be' told a progressive Canadian national policy is just that .same old. policy. Tliis is no time for experiments, ihfi "M-.j-!PfllaiBe"  1.0 the: North German Gaxette of Ber- , Jul^^^Sr who rnado the an- r'^I^R^'f.^' riouncement. declared fnatthe hang- ''�':rTTlVJ^ L^yntl^,. iug-.or'Mooriey would hav� caused "the Tlle lortaercilance!Iol^Il is stale-germ of^revolutlon started in. ^urope j-^.^-^^^^^^^ SriglHlfd protests against the publication of fragmentsi-y extracts from documents aud the deductions made from these. tpopread to the United States." ? BASEL, Nov.- 2B.-One hundred and fifty ^'airplanes, which had been: gatliered at the BoeMingcn alrdr,ome, 11 miles southweat of Stuttgart, to be harfded ovar to the allies, in accordance with the provlalons of the armiatice, have been rendered ueeteae by/order of the Hvoiutiotiary committee, ac-. cording to a Stuttgart dlepMcb received here. GETS FPENCH DECORATION ' GUAl-kMAt-A; Nov. 29;-P>esldent Maniiel Bstranda Cabrera "today received the decorBtlon bfft granil otB-cer oi ,tl}e' .L'^glpji'of Hoiidr awurded him lu.,8epfciBjibdil 10i,000 SAMMIESvs^:. ^ -J:^MARR� FREXCft GIRLS - , NSW YORK,  Nov.- "W.-Ten,  ihoueand - Americaru:�QMiers i!;have , nlacrj^d *' Frenehi giela, already sine* the war". beg*h,,�nd.. more , are:':yhgi.;bas : returned from the wiaraefie..-Dr? MbFilrland made the: statement; in; an address befare 200 n^embere oTi th6 New , ' York.; Advertieino class or section by 'aiiy;other -class or section.' Itl must ,bd broad eiiongh anil strong enough' to' safeguard' with advantage alike to ouirgrea,_t agricultural developmentSvOur, peaceful industrial development and the labor iu-terest.s ot-pur couiitr.v. ., Thero should be no lack of united feel-, lng,.no lack of good will, no lack 06 Ho admitted that Germany wbs not iiarmony between ali the proj'inces of surprised at Austriajs action, but de- c^anada " . , . . clai-eslie'"Was not ilware.,of the text' of the ul'tiiiiatumjbefbre it was dispal- Oied and when lie saw it he regarded eWHiilstPr of Publir Wnrks "Vifniiv U as too ha.sh both m its tone ami ^"1^'' Canada "deK^ uplf Ui'e  'immigration policy," ,he : said. lwith ti^e British and FreAch atateamen.. .,Kj�|�ER(NilN WpLLAND LONDON,.,'l*ipy. 29.-pThe for-mer empirMB^ofi.Oermahy arrived" by train Thursday, 'at fiAarsber- " geni'rjHoMand,^ aiid wen^ by auto io'Ainerorigen,'..w'here the former emper9r:;|� .atsying, according to a .Ifotferdum'dispatch to The Dally 'lyllrror. Indiacriminaio- immigi'atlon 'would nut help Canada, In the opinion-of tHc said. of all we must in future have-u selected immigration." ^........ ' , As a wqs.tern nian-JWr. Kogevs.: frx-proSsed Jiia national pride m the four western' provinces and confidence' iu lljelr future' / � . "Our one aifflculty/ill the west;/"is that, as a result of our-generous homestead laws in tlie past, coupled � with generoii^. land subsidies ' and''' land' grants, ivo "find, today many, ra'any.mil-lloua of acres pf our .vlrgui, soilrlylng; vacant, b.ecause of the fact"^that much of it hasfouiid its >?ay.'dnto tlie'Ua'hds of spedulators of, the. I^le rlp^i,class and Bti-pflg cdrppr^t}Pns, .majiy:: .61 whom make no ftttomptat anVVsuUiviii ttou w|(atever. This is i^seriousdrtfw-baok, a ierlQus ,drBTybacIc'.�il|Voiu'.pr&p'' er- development- ot: those provirixHfs^;'A remedy for this mu8t,:,be.'tofind..':.-,TUe" Speculators and the idle.rich who co^-(rdl those mlllidns of idle vlrgln-hcffes Of lands should be given iihe;oppovtun-. Jity to convert them into inlaH^genJIy managed and cultivated,tariasf''- '>- tention, says the newspaper, of throw-ing aside their, chief weapon^forjlB- '?� sJl^Ing.the future.of lust peade^^anc the performance of Its'condltloijs.par-; :� ticularly in the pi-eseut chaotic state of ." � Germany.: 'i^ After quoting evidence in stn v�n' ' deavo/ to refute Dr. Solfs declSratioir � that Germany is starving,, the ne^i'spap: > er says that German statements,! .on' this subject require careful exam'ina-.^, Oiut the 'blockade, must remain 1)9,^force until a deflnIte.p$aoe has beenvafffioci^.i vji Thereafter it wlay be kept in,' abey-ancc na the chos()n Jn^tMmentot thev : ; ; league. of nations tor enforcing -its dc-.vJ clsions. - ^ " I ( 'Concerning the German attempt^.to: :r, draiv a distinction between the. allies and the United States,' tho T.Jipcs' v' speaks of tiie futility of these efforts,  With regard to. -President Wll86n!�:'..fe coming visit to -Europe, the newspaper^; .c sa.vs the allies Isi^k upon this-unprciiiiT^?-cedented event - as^a great 'landmark 't^^^j;: In thft-wonld's history. They x^elpa;;*;^! that t'^e president is to make thet vlSft,' first because they;;;flesl-rei'to-''Shaw-"thii,-!#J .Tfnited States, by the recoptloni-;tb�f/:'#i give the chief executive thelr�ienli>j:^> of the^^mense debt they:Ow:e.fo^;^fPy>%^ erica's assistance, aud second,:: becausew/^v tbey aie anxious to'havo the p^rbopai* i afd 'of President -Wilsou in the 'ta$K.<