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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^VOLUME XL LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WILL HOLI THE DAY. NOVEMBER .30. 19lS NUMBER 298 ACCOUNTABLE THREATEN RESUMPTION WAR W NOT BETTER TREATED HIFOi �New German Democratic Party Asks Wilson to Sup-'port^Its Claims and Its 'latform. Treat Prisoners Better will "be. excluded from, leadership. ' Herr ^olfC declared: that h'is party was by far WIT-H THE-CANADIAN-FORCES, the'strongest In the empire, next to I Nov. 27.-By J, F. B. Llvesay. De-the Socialists. It iwiU faVor the so-' layed in transmli(i8i,o1S.)-|Jy special clallaatloh of .certain industries, shoh' invltatWn ot Sii^ Arthuj; CuVrie, comas mlhesi aiid will j)[amaiidthiit great mander of the Canadian corps; I was estates be divided iip for settlemerit present today at/the formal entry of" oil the return of the soldiers. It the IClng of Belgium into Hons, and^ holds, liowevier, that private property took luncheon jv;Ith'his-maiesty. The shall not be touched without proper old-city -was erii fete apd. thronged compensation. ' ; with loyal cltizenB, who gave an en- I � i thusiaslic welcome, to .tlieir itiero mon'arch. i . . . As a sign of the times, it was nor ticeablo that the Socialist 'organ .Joined in the bfilplal demonstration. � The , Canadian troops figured promi-CAUGHT ON THE! FLY � ' Oeo T aently m the'maroU past and were "IF GEOROB B. MACKAY will not subject of'hlgli, praise jjy the * hllbwfhisname to go before the eleo- Itlng. Albert, himself a .spWler be-Tors'as nmember of the puWlo' school to'o �ll else, and wedded to effl-bokrd'WO will try to get B. B, Hoyt, clency, was auiok to recognize it in his'/asalBtant. Mr. Hoyt Is'a good the ranks of the men who captured .ibusinelBS 'man, and would make a Mons in the closing ihpurs of the strong member,"-Trustee R. .R. D4v- war; His Majesty? complimented the Today'.s ,casuaUies xired from'Ottawa report S. Brown, of Manyberrles, died ot wounds; F. W. Forester, Vul-can, died; Capt. D. W. Davis, repatriated; S. Ia Abbot, Bur- : o.�.��i>^ abroad have done us the greatest harm; but, aTM>�e.^Ji^ur,naval policy brpught the most'-fatal opposition;" The answer to ' Von Bethmann-Hollweg's genera^ ^apologies may bo found in the BePlto'.Tageblatt, whichr In . taking .41)i�i-iarmer';.'JfouBe, one of the Untt^.d 'Bt?i1te� delegates ^ to,, the'; .cdnjprence;' wasr Invited to attend, butj will; not; be able to do ,so on account ,;of-iir-h'ealth. ' He will, be.-represented hy members of his staff. Highly Compliments Canadian Troops He Revievfed at 'Mons V Caught on the Fly Pi'ogram of t||e British Labor Party Just 'Jinnounced in a> � :�filfeatp- LONDO?f,N Nffr. 30.-{Canadian Press," dispatch �'from .Renter's.)-A manifesto issued:;,by the Labor party says the parly; ineans.'to introduce large schemes. ot'iland reorganization. It--regards .Wtta^'niitionalization as a vital neceBBity;rfe|.t; demands the Im-�mediata .b.uildlw^^pf ^: million good houses by th,e}'.ij�it|iEe i^fliich could be obtained by^th'^'^phnnta at fair rents, and declares. oSMiition to tariffs. It siiggeits iiitevi^lohal labor legislation wherehyiV^Bfipbrts 'produced by ''sweB;tlng'.'"61vaU|5i6t eufrer into unfair competitlon>;;,3J;i0^ ix on/'capital is _______, ' of thife war debt, ,an'd; insistence vi^aid du the heavily graduiited dlrecSftaxatiou, with the ^olf is-Deliberately Lying'About Conditions-Enough Food Till April ZURICH, Nov. 30.-Food conditions in Germany are by no means so critical and'urgent aa Dr. W. S. Solf; the foreign minister, would lead the jvorld' to believe, according to inform'ation received here. Germany -has �food' enough to last until April if the army reserve stereo are placed at the disposal of the people. These feaorves were drawn upon m October Ito.feed certain parts of the country, but they have been restored to their former" condition from the last harvest. Since October they have not been touched. There should be no famine in Germany tjiis winter, it is said, if strict rationing is enforced and stocks are methodically and regularly distrlbuteu among the different states. raising of the is Vfltated to ceiptidn ot^ |~.|mmedv railwr aBl^ctt-Ic ppwej; imption limit. This .bor's definite con-^icriptioh of ^fceatlh. |nalizatlpn ol/inines, tirniBinent'i, and Jfio^d|aiiiy3e3 in tii^'- Tnanitesto,'- a^^^P^^biisK:-W>y and>^ojidi;tions. �3*iPiitreasurer; 'A.;.VG.. Cameron, J.*^ R. Clihes, C. T. Cramp, F. \y: Jowett, W. 'F. Purdy, t: Richards,?-. W, C. Rpbinspn, Ben Turner; Stdniey Webbi James-Wlgnall, Robert Williams and W., Harris. Thanksgiving For Peace ' -i � For the great blessings of peace, which ha* practically heen effected by the signing of the armistice by the empire's enemies on November ^Ith, the citizens of Lethbridge will give thanks in the various city churdhes tomorrow,.Every citizen is urged to attend some church tomorrow and join in the services of Thanksgiving'for the victory which has crowned I the armies of the allies. In all churches in the city, special services are being arranged for, and large congregations are expected to participate in these services. ........ Kaiser Is Finaiiy Forced To Sign Qis Abdication LONDON, , Nov. 30.- Former Emperor -William signed his ab^. ' dicatioh at Amerongen, Holland, yesterday, according to a dispatch to the Wolff Bureau of Berlin, transmitted - by 'the Exchange Telegraph corresponderi): at Cop-enhagcnl The'! abdication decree, according tp the message, expressed the hope that '.'the,pew regint" would be able to protect the German people against anarchy, starvation and foreign supremacy. The use'ofvthe word "regent" In the message is commented upon here as possibly significants COPENHAGEN^ Nov, 29.-The fd>rf^a,J...ibi>tice of Emperor, Wjl--ll,3jj^t>iid|catioh has alrtfad^. �tir-, /.Jriyi'd irt'^BHioi^jiccarding to a ^rlIn .dispatch' to the ' Abende-; bladt. : Renounces Them ' AMSTERDAM,- Nov. 29.-William, Hofienzollern has definitely renounced al| future rights to the. crowns of Prussiq and der*nany and.has released all' officials'aiid � offfcers froni their oath of fidel-. ^ it'y,i according .:t6 tlie text of a -decree'signiiid. by the.former emperor, which ;was receivisd'here In .a telegram from Berlin; ^ Von Hintze Got It Washington, nov. 30-state department ^ iidvlces . from The Hague today reported that Admiral von Hintze, former;hea(l of the-German navy, was in Holland to obtain .from the former kaiser a formal-proclamation of abdication.- : RENOUNCES FOB ALL TIME BERLIN, Nov. 30.-(Via B6sel) -^The text of the former German , cmperpr's act of renunciation, which was issued by the new German government, in order to reply to certain misunderstandings which have arisen with regard to, the abdication, follows: . "By the present documental re-^ nounce rights to the' crown of Prus'sia and.the rights to the German.imperial;crown. I release at the same; time" all-^the officials of the -Gerrpa'nfi'e'ffjplrei and Prussia and :als9iiargffl(jft'S,; non-commissioned- ''lofftci^hi! and soldiers of the Russ|artJ�4yy and ai"my and of ^onWngenfiTfiwn) con- : lifederate 'States'ltrdhi -tha'^ajth'.flf frdetllty^vthey-ihaveitalr�.';f----!. "As their emperof,"^ J{ln�*.T^d, supreme chief, I .expipt from them until .a; hew organlzatroiTTttf-MhavH German, empire exists s^thatijiey-i will aici those who effectively hold the power in Germany ^to pro?ect' the German people- against H'he ' menacing dangers of -anarchy,.'i famine and.foreign domination;- "Made and executed and signed. � by our'hand, with the Imperial seal a� Amerongen, Nov. 28j-, (Signed) "WILLIAM."' Hope to Resume Throne AMERONGEN, Holland, Nov. 29.- It is -understood here that William Hohenzollern has been awaiting the'| arrival ot his wife before going elsewhere... Germans in-his suite believe he will return to Germany, and are optimistic enough to think he will resume th5( throne. . , , Canadian corps commander on the appearance of the men., and paid an eloquent tribute' to Vthe remarkable Special Session-He .Will Sail For Europe Immediately Following ' a CITIZEN who doesn't want his - ^ . . name mentioned suggestea this morn- part the arms pf5Canada have played tag that-fliefproper thing: to do with thrpugh the war, .culminating in the tte Ka:iBeriwduld'ba'to ca'ge him up, wonderfjjl campaign;-pf Its closing travel him throHgh Canada as the chief attraction of -a circus,- and thus raise' enough- money- to- pay the. nation^s .war debt:" Bi'erybod^--wouW pay for the privilege bt*maWug;a face at the Be-?t of Berlin. ; - ' ,u wiiitLABOLisH it:/ : TOKIO, Nov, 29.-It ISi un&erstood hare that ^apan has decided to abol-Jiib the Japanese civil administration of the ghang Tung peninsula, set up there after, the area .was taken from the Germans. The Ghines.e have ob-}eotQdii.ta the continuance of this ad-i ndnitUAlloW ' �|�KV-::..;y  PRISONERS PASS V '^THBOOGH METZ paris, NoyV; J0.-^l�Jfteen thous-and alliad folill(rs\wh>a:,hAve been prlioneri of. w�p .-ihl'Oermany are pouring -threuolf.^^Metx, and an eq-ual number .';:Ib .' pawifiB^.throui^h ykfiUn, .*eeprH�)i!a XofX: lyi. C. A, b�aidguartera jKere-, Aii�r�e number of ^American ofHofrt will enter Switxerland, according to the Y. M. C. A, These men are now^belng coricentrated �tiiVlllengen, Ger'rnany,'- for 'transfer- ov�r 'the -Swias frontier. ^;:--';;i^sas;w~ WASHINGTON,-Nov. SO.-Pres-iden'jt Wilson will address the pew session of congress Monday afternoon Instead of following the usual custom of dellvei-lna th^ address on the second day of the session. ^ Senate and'v house leaders were aaked today \b arrange for a-joint session at 1- o'clock so as to hasten the president's departure for.^ E-UrPppi to' attend ^the peace conference. It has been: stated that he wmjd -sail, front New Yprk the day 'after, th'^^' address was delivered, - .. ,i 'The president's appearance - before c'on'^efeg'iS' awaited , witih,.intcns^a�.Interest'.'- Besides discusaing. the great problem - ahead of ^ the country in ;re-{id^tisting .;ltself from/ a^iwar^.-, to 'a pefce 'basis', he is expected .-to, toll'j contci'ess and the country BiSfi(athin$ of his plana for the peace cop'fereuce to which he goes ia person-as (JiP head of the representatlvegjcor-United States. ' ' ';�;�'', WINNIPEG, Nov> 29.-�Drast'lc changes in existing , tariff laws, extension of the British prefer-^ encer proclamation of the reciprocity pact of 1911, and.t'he placing of food, fUel, agricultural Implements and many other necessaries of life upon the free list are the policies of paramount interest stated by ^he Canadian Council of Agriculture In Its economic platform made public today. , Air the policies advocated in the past, together with several new ones of equal strength, necessitated by' changing conditions, are Included. CEASE BREWI/gQ BJEER 'I IN O. 8. TONIGHT : WASHINGTON, Nov> 30.-Beer, and-other malt f beveragM will oeaae to be brewed at; ntidnlght throughout the United ,States. Th� special presidential procjamatldn prohibiting brewing as a war'con-serva^ion measure �Jeci,tiod today to make ^no recommendation to President Wilson on adggaatlons that the procianfiation should be Hesetnded In view.of thearmlatlce. SURRENDER rA'I'LWaV CARS' PARIS, Nov, 30.-(Havas.)- The'first of the 150,000 railway ' car* which Germany murt,dollyer T^'to'' the alliesuunder the- terms of /'Ihe armlstiee l-arrived Thuractay iifV the frontier, ;and; were, nscaived rl'tiy -miilltari';- aurthorltlcp, .!|C�^3rd- Ingito The' Matin,. , , . ' \ -* -----^ ' i^k\U.y TRAINS START MO^NI^AY .''';The dally afternpon train eer-V(ae! resumes on . Moi^da);. This '^(fcans that the service as it. exr ': ikted'^prior to the Infitiensa epi-'' flemic Is revived onfall, branch ARE STILL HOPEFUL Will Be Formed at the Big! Of Getting Back Thione-Re- Labor Cbnfercn^^e Pending in Paris Union of Kaiser and.Kaiseiin Was AfTect^ng^ .WASHINGTON, Nov; 30.-Delegates 1 AMBRQNGEN, Holland, Nov; 20.- of the American Federation of Labor [The meeting between the former^em-to tile iilternatlonal, labor conference peror and empress is declared-to have tp be: held at Paris .while the great - been affecting. Althoagii eyewitnesses peace conference is sitting -werb an-j describe tne scene as ."slUr'ely worth nounced today by the exejcutive-coun-� the painter's 'brufeh,". no description cil. They are: Samuel Qonipars, | of the reunion of the once Icalger and president- of the federatioff; -William his empress has become public ' Sir FreHei'ick E. SmitK Sayd 'Kaiser Is Held to be Responsible for Crimes of Wai* Germany to be Punished. L0ND0N> Nov. 30.-Canadiart Press dispatch from Reuter'8.) at Winbourne. Sir Frederick said-the gavern-i ment was, determined that, .the kaiser should be given an oppoVt tunlty to answer V the charges, which had been preferred against him respecting-the submarine i murders and outrages on-prfsop ers, and the ,government was equally determined -'to make;-rthe( : It would: make no distinction '' between the occupsmts of high office and those in huniTble placesr It was alio-the � intention .�f/ the coalition government to .pUn>r> ish Germany, which' had'broken- /\ every law, human � and, divine, salcl .Sir Frederick. ' ' The'attorney-general-said Hhat.^ : In  regard � to 'the Interned^' IQer-'- mans,; It was the government's ..Intention to send t^em'bacK;,to>:^ Germ'any. ,s .' HOLD HIM GUItTV"., , NEWCASTLE,;,Engtefta,/Nov';'' '29^ln a-speeph-fSIolivered this evenin'g "Prernler * ; George, dealing with:,th� ,.,_________..... of the-reapon8�bllity'Tor7th*"li*�J*-"vasion ofvBelgium,.;^r,l|^ ish goveirnmsBt :jfaA '^e�ii(W|tfa; k : seme of 'the greatest jiifliftRof',, the ^kingdom, and-that they ^had;'-unanimously, and definitely*" 'ar-"v . rivfed \at .the conclusion th9t,!>tn>,� ; �;-^i- ^LIEBKNECHT SLEPT :::---:-'^^} IN KAISER'S BEI>t-.correspondent at The Hague-.of the; Daily MailV: Isitsd the royal' .; palace; at - Berlin reeentlyf he . found the aged servants there, .; bursting with 'indignation,: over the fact that Dr. Liebknecht, the ; Radical Socialist, had slept- in the, former^ emperoKa bed. The corj- , \ respondent quotes the servants as |; laying: , ^ '- 7 v "That cursed Llebfcneeht siepf \; for two-^niBhts''ln 'the' kaiser's "l bed.". '  y '�'. wiLSilil Green, Bbcreta'ry-treaeurer. of the Un ited; Mine Workers; John R. Alpine, president of. the plumbers; James �Duncan, president of the Internatignai Aaspolatlph of.Granite Cutters; Frank Duffy, secretary-treaBurer of the United' Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners. Frank Morrispn,,secretary of the federation, said the-^^purpose of. the inter natiorial conference is . "to ARRIVAL of KAISERISM. . MAAHSBORGEN,. Holland., Nov. 28. -In tlie raw, miBt.v weather of a November morning, Frau^^-Augusta'-Vic-^ toria, wife of the onc^e-Qermnn em-'; peror, .arrived here today ;lronl,.Pots-; dam to-join her husband-^n exile in Amorongen castle. Maarshorgen is the station betai;e Maarn, where William Hohenzollern arrived'; sixteen ......, ^. conslder-^ays ago. She put on a'brav'e at, and-help m peace disiJuBSions and to tempt at a-smile wheiV-she-arrived' establish'^ a new International trade; ijQr'e, but the drawn Corners of her union 'federatlbii-." 'Although Mr. 'Morrison declined to ______^______^ ^___ _____ diacuSs the matter, it is understood :ifttiT''(flV'rucountorin^*"th^^ that the cPnference proposes to make J outside. her car. mouth, betrayed the effects - of, her recent .trials. Also she shuddered';/^' .... . ^.^ its formation and views available to the peace delegates, who may, if they The baggage of tlie former^ empress, enough to warrdnt' the assump- see fit, consult unofficially with the tIon of a prolonged stay,-consisted.,-of confereiice'or -with individual delegat ions composing it. on matters in which labor is vitally concerned.-. �seize wireless""- 'BERL|N,Nov. 30.-A/grbu.d. of_ liidepeifdent -Social  Democrats,'^' ., olosely Identified with, the Spar-tacvB element ^.of Dr. Lieb|cnecht, has-ielzed control of all wireless �tactions In Germany and is now transmitting ';.i ; ---6=, � ' High Low forecast-Fair andci^litfiv.. . 48 .,32 T^mN, ;l^ov. 'SC-^Preaidoat ^.RfrlKl son will be made an honorary cltiaen,: of all the townships itt> the Piedmont-provinces of northern ; Italy. Claits'est > of the respective resolutions ; grant-' ing him freedom of the townsvwUliihoV ha:nded to the/piresldent �t-av�pieQint ceremony when he. passes .thrpUgb; jTui-iu on his way, to Rome. ; vVi  -. The itinerary of President.'- WUkn son's trip to Rome, thfe 'primary,ijb-U;;!/ ject of which is to.attond the pen^p'ei fIj" congress in Paris, hps not = yet been itef officially announced.  �, NEW ROCHEJLLB, N. Y-.'^Nov.'l Mrs;oBeth Ifalrban^s woii � deot" divorce from' Douglas Fairbaala|ri. inl -plcturetactor,. ^tt' the court here., "Sh'e, Was/sa" custody -of'->theljL'^8on>., I hanks, Jr.,* elghtt'year^ >oj, ordi, of �thc!