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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30. ,1918 ttm LETIIHRIDGE DAILY HERALD I?Afiy, ELEVEN AiyifiTERDAM, Nov. 30.-The Tageblatt, (*f BepHn, nays It has been'/offlelally informed that the workmen's and soldiers' council has tfemandect the most speedy retirement of Dr, 8olf, the Gor-ma>i ''foreign secretary. The council also has ordered the seizure of All documents rela'^ina to foreiffi affairs and the bid government; system. ALUtD FLEET IS - OFF SEBASTAPOU LONDON, Nov. 30,-The allied nava( squadron which recently passed; through the Dardanelles Into the Black Sea anchored off Sebastapol, the Russian naval base'in the Crimea, on November 26. The Russian ships' which were. In, the hands of the Germans and alio' some German submarines were Eurrendered to the allied .naval representatives. T 39. Ont, Winnipeg elections WINNIPEG, Nov. 29.-In the niuni-cljml dlectiona loday Controller Gray �was electell mayor ty 4,000 majority ____ , over Maypr Divldaon. The aider- | shore, men ejected were: Aid. J. K. Spar-aing, MA\ Pultord, Aid. H. Gray, Aid. A. Aj 'Heaps,, Ernest Robinson, sec-Tetary;;6f Jhe' trades and labor council, wlio defeated 'Aid. .T. J. Vopnie; Aid. W. B. Simpson and .Aid. J. L. iWignll^on. J ROCHESTER, N. Y., Nov. Aviators from , the Kingston, aviation station, tugs and barges from Rochester and coasteuardBmen ajre searcUlng the eastern end ot Lake Ontario for trace o� the bow section oi! the steamer Northwest, cut loose from "her tow In a storm Wednesday night, and Is believed to have foundered with Capt. McMinn and nine sailortj, all of Buffalo. The tug Thompson put out from the port of Rochester today in a terrific storm, , and after several hours' battling ^wlth the waves, liut Into Sodus this 'afternoon, 'having found no trace of the" missing . sec-tloh of the Northwest. ' The bow section when last seen Wednesday was at anchor 19 miles north ot Charlotte, with stern anchors keeping the section head-up to the sea. . , , Crew Escaped on Raft BUFFALO, N. Y., ^ov. 80.-The bow section of the steamer Northwest, whjch brpke away from Its tow while being taken through Lake Ontario on Wednesday, haa foundered. The crew of nine men escaped on a life raft and made, the Canadian � Cleanser Information came toddy to Supt. Smith of the Buffalo Drydock Company in a telegram from Capt. McMinn. McMinn said the crew .had just landed after a 24-hour battle in the storm. CZERNIN'8 DEFENCE BASEL, Nov. 28.-In an�wer to charges mentioned by the 'Bavarian minister at .Berlin that he tdrned' down a peace offer from America,. Count Czernin, the' former Austro-Hu'ngarlan foreign minister, in a statemen't to a Vienna nelwspaper says that Dhe offer was made by Or. Melnt. a leacling Austrian manufacturer, Dr. Melnt he says, acted in a purely private capacity. Count Czernin adds: ' "Dr. Melnt, like any ether of ;the numerous person* who Inter-vened^lr^ favor of peace, poMeMcd no doeurnent proving he was qu^l- \ifled to speak jn ths name.of a hostile Bovi�rnmintv.qit 'to act as a man enjoylng[ii:^he cffnfldcnee of l^resident WI!*oh.�S;'-^ '  � LIVE STOCK SHOW OPgNS Economize i Use Old Dutch ' Cleanser for all kinds of cleaning and scouring: ^ Appon PABI'S, Nov. 30.-The plan for the appointment of Herbert C. Hoover as director-general of relief in charge ot the entire food and relief administration for the allies and � the United States has been given approval, it was learned today, by the very highest American authority. It now goes before the supreme -war council tor final detofmtnatlon. The relief plaii Involves, besides the appointmebt of Mr. Hoover, the use ot the large passenger shlp^s Imperator, Bismarck and other big steamei-s in German ports, for relief work and to help In securing the return of the American forces in Europe within a comparatively brief period. The supreine war council which will now pass upon the project, has been specially summoned to meet in London at the invitation of Premier Lloyd George.' The council comprises the British, French and Italian pi-.ein mi FETY AMSTERDAM, Nov. .^0. Thi; slag-gering completeness of Oio Turco-Ger-man debacle In Palest inf und Syria is shown the German public in un eyewitness story publlshod in the Vcs-Blsche, Zeitung of Berlin. The iwrlter attacks Gen, Llman von Ssmaevs, the Gorman commander in tlin Turkish fiold'of operations, for liis "Incredible incapacity and negllgenoe." The German general's-eutlfe. concern, he (Id-elanes, was:; for tbie HaCely ot the geheral's dau^hterS'j who were at a seaside resort;.- lie, Ifkowlsc confirms the British" repoiPts'of the general's flight, which the British officinl statement wor'ded: "The enemy coniniand-er-in-chlef is far in the rear of his troops," f How the British break-ilirough occurred on Sept. 18, west ot the Jordan is described by the writer. The whole of the general headtluarterK staff was captured in their beds on Sept. 20 aud a'complete rout followed. Kast ot the lers, and Col. E. M. House-as "thr Am- i JoMan the troops of the Turkish array erican'representative. Col. House will ! heard of the break-thiough too lato be unable to, attend, however; owing i to retreat successfully. to his recent attack of grippe. But the American views will be fully to retreat successfully. The British fell on their rear and their position became hopeless. Small detachments represented and the council will have I vainly tried to cut their way through, in writing the proposals oopcern/ng The roadg were blocked and there was r. Hoover's appointment and-thcuse the German ships. OF U. S. CASUALTIES WASHINGTON", ,, Nov. 30.--Gen. March, United States- chief of staff, today gave out amended casualty reports from Oon. Perahlng, giving the official total to Nov. 26 as 262,723, exclusive of prisoners. The figures on prisoners were unintelligible in the cablegram, Gen. March said the total under this head prol;ably w^uld be practically the same as an|ioiihcea last Saturday.. Gen. Pershing ^reported the foUow-ing bfficial casualtiMHo Nov. 26: Kilted In action, 28,363.'Died of wouadis, 12,101. Died of disease, 16,034. Died from other causes, 1,980. Missing in action, 14,290. Prisoners (uii|inten(g-ible). Wounded, 189,955, dlviM.jiis follows:. Severely ;|'wounded,.,' 5 undeteriiiihed. The bring back no leadeitflhip among these enemy forces, while the men wore continuously harried by Australian cavalry iind British airmen. . The.Turks were rarely seen on the retreat. They either fled in good time or surrendered. TWO German detach-ments,fj. the writerdeclares, made a last gallant effort; to stem the tide, but .wlieii'this resistance.broke down, tiie remains ot tite army fl,e'd, com-j-I>letely demoralized:'An epidemic of irifiuMza. completed the havoc. The account goes on: "All the army saVed v/aa four guns, the commBnder:'in;^fihiet, his daughters and the latters' b'^gage." FOCH IS 10 PROTEST ABOUT PRISONERS I'AKIS, Nov. 30.-(Havas,)-The French government, through Marshal Focli, win send a vigorous protest to Berlin concerning the treatment ot war prisoners, Edouardo Ignace, un-1 der-spcretary for mllUnry justice and pensions, announced in the chamber ot deputies. He said tiio new government in Germany treated the prisoners no better than the old regime. The brutality of the Germans cculd not be surpassed, he added, and the reports of the Spanish and Swiss missions which investigated the conditions of prisoners will show clearly, how deep into barbarism Germany had sunk. ITewish"people; Tlie stat^meht, which is dated Nov. 19, is as follows. "It is with pleasure that I learn of the approval accorded by his Holiness, Benedict X.V,, to the plan of providing a homeland in Palestine to the members of the Jewish race, f am sure that there are many who would feel happy to return to that land so rich with the sacred traditions of the vast, and which is at the same time the home ot the fathers, Very failh-fully your,'!, �J. CARD GIBBONS, "Arcliblshop of Baltimore." The approval of this plan by Pope Henedict XV'. referred to by Cardinal Gibbon.', was given in person to Na-hum Sokolow, Ambassador at Large of the International Zionist Organization. Mr. Sokolow in an audience at the Vatican assured the Pope that the .fews would niost carefully respect Christian sentimfejit'|;' : H i,s .Holiness stated that � ho rec'e'lvad thesri'assiir-.- � unces wltl! the fullest confidence, and, expressed his beat wishes for the real-Izatiou of the Zionist, program. He 'j ended the audience by repeating sev-) ernl times: "We will be good neigh-,;;.-horg." The Zionist Organization ot America > has niso received a statement from,;.*;! .Mgr. .M. ,1. Lavelle of St. Patrick's Ca-'^^j thedral. New York. Mg. LavoIIefe . writes: ; >�% "The Idea of racial seir-deterniiitav^ tion is In the air. The rescue ot the, Holy Land from the awful Turkish-: power is a blessing not only to Palest ,v. tine, hut to tlie whole world. Natur- v ally, many ,lews turn with loving eyes 1 to the land of tlieir forefathers Every* one -ivill sympathize with their sonll-' ments and wish them success m their'-, aspirations." >t'acei& the istiiideiht's judging class for judging horses, sheeps and swine and hfforded, the undergraduates of the different agri^ cultural colleges thefr annual rivalry for prizes. � Tonight the annual horM show will be held. - * Discovery of a Dieposit Which Prove of Great Value. ST. JOHNS, Nfld., Nov. 22.-Newfoundland is rejolcing"in the expectation no\f that very shortly she will i , .1 .._ . , , ,, . be. able to mine.aL-her whole co J n.f'^r^Lt^i'S! Zl^l^^'^.t ^"^^t^?^^ the ReicUOld Coi, the great railroad; ^e?V^ S^S.^ S^. "Si and. steamboat enterprlge v of , the ,ig,,t_a,d wake up in the mornlns ;.colpny',.,.haB Jus^j^lscoYf-ed, a most and fIna J-hem gWe.-J. J)..;Hlginboth-_ : � severely-�^vounded, 6�,7ei;'iV' '^'^^ m-' , , �uu tiuu jiunui buu�.-j. j liiiJied.. 43.1�l8; ,:sllghtiy,l%,0S6.:^J?>'nl8i'\6; coal ;^|NyPf one of Its am fe^cR^ Ltd.^drugglBts ^ar; departiiveiit. Expect? ,Mo^*lg Victory Bond for the nearest estimate. iD,U N ARD 'ftncnor Donaldson HOME FOR JCMAS 88. 'SATURNIA, (From 8t. John, H-B't to Oiaitaow), DEC.-12.'-:. -4/ �. DRAF/T8-Money Ordera, Mail, or Cable to Great Britain, Iralahd, 8ean dihavia, Italy, France, Portdgal, Spain, Switzerland, Holland. UNEXCELLED SERVICE For all Infonnatloi^ appljp to any .oj pur.Agents, ' ^ \-' Or to COMPANY'S OFFICE, Seott 6ik 270 MAIN 8T, WINNIPEG. transports and coRverteii cargo boats, enough old battleships and cruisers to furnislt 'ah'>EiddlU6nai caifting'' t%' �'acity^ior 25';()00 men. Siilpping experts expect' to transport 300,000 men monthly when tlie deinobilizatlon Is under full speed. The total'number of troops already designated tor early discharge In the TTnited Statea was given as 649,000.: Reylae(| atmy esttloiateg for the Coming year resulted In cutting,the tl9,QOO,0(IO,000 of army appropriations to less U^an $3,000,000,000, Gen. March announced.. Oen: Pershing has been ordered by President Wilson to confer Dfstin-gnlshed Conduct Medals lilppn Gen. Bl;|iR, Gen, Liggett and Gen*. BuUard, .ani); Ma]or-Generals ;D;^kinann, Mc-Andrews and Harttpiird.l i The disposition to be made of* German or other enemy siibjects interned In this country, Gen. March thought would be worked out at the peace conference.; ~ p Gen. March said he did not think the number of prisoners would be increased materially by the iiev^ figures, indications of the probabie total to Noreber 26 being 265,839. Today's summary adds 4,310 to the number killed in action or dead ot, wounds; 1,823 'Jo the number dead of diseagei; 10,330 to the number of w^ounded', and the number of missing in action- is increased from 1,160 to 14,290. ' The large increase in the latter Classification is attributed to belated reports from all commands on the checking up of iftisslrig men. lino of the railroad, on the one side, and within easy a'iJcess ot tidewater, on the other. In July the Reid Co. established a natural resources de-part-ment, engaged Jhe services of cpmipetent !'^eprog^|^and'|minlng en-;' gineets," and seTt on foot "� progressive policy in this direction. The discovery of this seam, which has been found to be 11 feet wide, is the first fruits of the new policy. It is named the "Begonia" seam, ; because, the president 1 of the coriipany; Mi'. H. B. Held, has a hobby of raising be-.ig:oriias,vadd possefefees tf;icollection of over 2,000,-varieties. If the coal deposit, which Is now being developed along scientific lines, proves satislaotory, it ia estfmated |lJiat it should be possible, within eighteen months, to obtain from the mine ;.the IJFhole 200,000 tons ot. soft coal 'riow''v'pgn8Uined ;;"anjiually! In :New:-foundland,, instbadl ^jfi ifipprting If-from Nova Scotia, as at present, and to retain^ at honi# th^ two ^million d.plisirs wjiich has rn^w to be. sent abrcfad eyery year fjjr:%he, purchase of this -tep^i. The argument for this neW deposit being likely to prove cotpmerciably profllablg is that it appears t6 represent - aii extension to Newfoundland of the coal, deposits of Cape Briton Island, which are already producing millions of tons annually., The Reid>, Co.,' it i^, under-sWiofl; has also made'discoveries of importance in regard to iron ore de--ppsltS; but no official :;announcement has yet beeii made as to them, BBJRNB, Wednesday, Nov. 27.- "Austria-Hungary will, ItselJ, be n; future league of natltfns and I would not ije surprised to see the. organization of this lieague,"' declared Couii-oillor Julius Melnt, probably the wealthiest man In Austria, discussing tbe present and future of the dual monarchy today. Dr. Melnt came to Berne as the representative, oj; Dr. f^ vSend for your friends from the old country. Women and chlld-. .rpn-are now permitted to travel to'ahd from Great Britain. ' Regular sailing to Scandinavian ports. ' Phone 1412 for Rates. HARRIS AND ROSSITER 120 Fifth Street 8. 4. INFORMATION TWINS DIE r D.HIGINBOTHAM A CO,UTD. ' FRANK HEDUEV DRUQ COMPANY, MONTBEIAL, Nov. 30.-Twins, Pearl Helen and Dorothy' Helen, 14 months of age, died from gas poison-ing last night, while Mrs.' Helen and A woman friend had a narrow escape In a house on Bourdeaux street. All tour were unconscious when the police arrived. The women revived but the children dl^d. -Advert. REOPENING DEC. 2 GarbuttBusiness College 411 EIGHTH STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDQE Some time ago we advertised an increase from $16.00 to $16.50 in our monthly tuition rate for Day School. This increase will not take effect till Deceinber 16th next: that is, it you enter before December 16, you will be entitled to the old rate throughout your �entire course. NO CHRISTMAS HOUDAYS As there will be no Christmas holidays this year, a|>art from Christmas and New Year's Day, your course will not be Interrupted if you enter now. The College Office will be open on" Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this .week from 3^to 6 p.m. for Inqnlrers. OFFICE PHONE 1315 a. M. FISHER Principal RESIDENCE PHONE 1531 RESUMPTION OF TRAIN SERVICE EFFECTIVE . DECEMBER Srd. " Train No. 511 from Medicine Hat to Calgary via Lotlibri^.ige and AldcP-syde will run daily^ except Sunday, Train No. 512 from Calgary to Medicine Hat via Alders^de and Leth-brldge will run dally except Sunday. For further particulars apply any C. P. R. Ticket -Agent, oi?-* � J, E. PROCTOR It is said that the snipe has a ncrye i , On Monday, December 2nJ. 1918, Will be offered the first Issue (^Canadian Government "'War'Smings Slamps toill provide financial assistance , to the Government: an excellent investment for small sMings; and a strong incentive to ffferydqff economy", -Sir THOMAS WHITE, MinUer of Finance: Ordernn-Council P.O. No. 2462 authorizes the issue o( War-Savings Stamps for the purposie of assisting in the financing of Government expenditures. The Stamps may be obtained at all Money Order Post OfBces, Bankf, and at other authorized agencies, and are interest bearing. ' \.. . �'� r . issue ot 1919--Payable January 1st, 1924 The first issue will be offered fcom December, 1918, to December 31st, 1919, and each War-Savings Stamp of this issue constitutes the Government's promise to pay the sum of Five Dollars on January First, 1924� Price, fftiOJIaiill Interest DuringDeeember.igiSt and January, 1919, the price of a War-Savings Stamp is $4.00. In February, 1919, the pric* i> $4.01, and it .increases one cent each month until in December, '1919, the price it $4.11--i-the extra cento representing iitterest earned. Surrender PrivIIeoe  When a person buys his first WarSavings Stamp, a certificate .is isiued, without charge, providing �pace,(or tpn such stanips. II cireum-stances compel him to realize on hii investment, his money is yailable. On the back of the certificate will be found the cash surrender value o( the stamps at various dates before the end of the full tenn. $4.00 Grows to $5.09 Insteadof payinf Interest twic* � year, lik� a Victory Bond, the interest on  War-Savinga , Stamp accumulates, and is paid with tha piinqpal' ot the end of the terni. Your $4.00 (ram ta $5.00 in the 5 year*. Regisfratl