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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. 1^ i - LETHBRlDGEf ALBERT^ ; WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER' 9, 1918 NUMBER �51 London Expects Turkey 48 Mach Praise for LONEK)N, Oct. 9.^-The surrender of Turkey Within the next 48 hours will not surprise well-informed quarters ""in London, -the Evening Standard says today. The .British authorities, it adds, are in possession of information showing - that a process of disintegration" exists in Constantinople. Washington, Oct. 9.-An official dispatch from France today say* that on Monday the newspapers of Vienna issued, without the consent of the censor, editions saying* that an armistice had been granted on all fronts. TURK RESIGNATIONS! London, Oct. 9. - (Canadian Press dispatch from Reutor'a).- Enver Pasha and Talaat Pasha have resigned from their ~positions in the .Turkish government, Tekja Pasha has been appointed grand vlzlen. LONDON PRAISES- WILSON London, Oct. 9.-In diplomatic circles' here President Wilson's reply to the peace proposals of Prince Maximilian, the imperial German chancellory is regarded as clever and logical. . It is felt in these circles;that the president was wise In refrain-ing>from a flat rejection. The president, however, is considered as . playing the same attitude of "skep-i tjcjsm as do^uropean statesmen' and'desires satisfaction oil this point before taking further steps. f ITI* belle.ved-.that.?., satisfactory answer to President Wilson's questions will severely test Ger mariy's government, while .a'n**af- --, armatJVfj�bgl*w�uU -ra*�n;t)ie ac, , nflwledgement of a German de-,.. feat. , Tn# acumen and logical'ot*ine;. American executive In framing the-reply is recognized as characteristic of him, Huns Despondent. Amsterdam, Oct. ^9.-George Bern iiard, the German, political i -writer, says, in the Vossische Zeitung, of Berlin, that Prince Maximilian's an jipunceraent in the reichstag that 'an armistice has beeit requested was re ceived in stoney silence. "Like ghosts, remembrances of former chancellers'. speeches flitted through the chamber, speeches invariably based on reports of the .victorious march of German troops," lie says. Bernhard bitterly complains that Prince Maximilian' neglected to de dare that Germany was 'ready to dlB cuss with Prance t!�e fate of Alsace-Lorraine and with Russia the ques*-tlon of border provinces. Jie says erecurity to distance ;'suff(ci�nt"t'o give them time to re-i form the^ankBN. In preparation for the moment when Berlin will denounce; the allies' conditions as imposajble.^ " s'1 ;:. . ing Smyrna Sues For Peace ^ ATHENS, Monday, Oct 7.-Delegates from the government at Smyrna, Turkey, are expected to reach Athens tonight with an offer of peace to the entente powers. (Smyrna is just 200 miles from Constantinople.) , , WANT PEACE TERMS MADE AT ATHENS LONDON, Oct. 8.-A dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company from Athens dated Sunday says: 'The governor of Smyrna has sfent to Mytjlene three delegates, a Greek, an Englishman and a Turk, to enter into peace tetia^ixcording to the. Hestia." ; 65,000 BULGARS SURRENDER SINCE ARMISTICE SALONIKI, Oct. 8.-(via london)-Sln addition to the thousands of Bulgarians made prisoners during the allied advance in Se^rna and Bulgaria, 65,000 more have surrendered under the terms of the recently formed arjpjvstice. Sir Thomas White Launches Second Victory Loan; Out For $500,000,000 Col. Beattie, C.M:G.;' Head of the - Canadian chaplain services will arrive in.the city tomorrow morning to lecture at the Y.M.Ci a. auditorium at 12:30 Thursday noon. Col. Boattie has addressed large audiences at Calgary and Edmonton, and Lethbridge is lucky to. secure him. He will be the guest at a luncheon at 12:00 under the auspices of the Rotary club when about 60 Invited guests will be present, and. the meeting immediately following will be public. It will be especially interesting to the Next-of-Kin and It is expected that many soldiers' relatives will be present in spite of the rather awkward hour at which the address Is to be delivered. Those who are invited guests to the luncheon may secure their tickets from Geo. Dixon. Winnipeg, Oct. 9.-The Victory loan campaign, for 1918 opened' last night when Sir Thomas White. Canada's minister of finance, ad--. � dressed a large gathering of men and women in the auditorium of the Industrial Bureau here. Sir James Aiken, lieutenant-governor of Manitoba, presided in tlie absence of Sir Augustus NantonT" local chairman .of--the. loan committee, who is in Montreal.. Tlie chairman opened,'the "meeting tfy* reading "fi resolution drafted by Premier Norris, of JVIanitoba, and  Mayor Davidson, of ' Winnipeg, which submitted that peace could not be concluded with the enemy except on the terms o^ unconditional surrender. This was immediately followed by. cheers for. the victorious allies. Fernie. Oct. 8.-Again tlie Coal Creek mines are on the'produclng list, the miners havirig gone back to work this morning. ^ Not in. the men reporting for work can be placed at once, as the introduction of the single'shift will cause some d�lay' in making room for all the miners who want to re'turn. Many of the horses used in and about the 'ruines were sent out to pasture and some of them have just returned- this afternoon. v  . ,. Some delay will take place owing to alight caves^haVIng occurred -during* the idleness of the mines/ but. all �these minor^dlfficulties will soon, be eliminated and the full number of men be at-work, as usual.. - �., J. >0?*"Jones, assistant to Commissioner -Armstrong, is here, and will remain until tlie new order of.things has, been established. -Mr> 3onpa' office will be to decide upon any disputes that may arise, owing to '.difference.* of opinion between management .and men- as "to what places, under, the new order, shall be worked double shift and what places are not to come under, the; exception to the general rule of ,single shift which Commissioner Armstrong makes in his order to return to work. , 1.. The Michel .miners are also at work >and it is hoped that the output Of the two camps will soon1 be, back to tb.e figures of the output before the' �top-ping of work on the fourth of Jatt month. ' ' - to- the wonderfid growth of Canada's, exports In the last four years wars' dealt ,with. At the- close of the.i^ltr.^Sia-Sir.Thomas. Canada wouid'bi^ni.^i apund financial po-, �ition, because 'a flarge proportion of .Canada's. Copt would be kept within the bounds of thes country . liA^LCi^ The sowd,financial value of the"bond.a/pojchased in former loans also was touched ftpun. The' finance minlBtejfJivent^exteiwisvely .into, liggrps ot*jpe trade betvreeh >)-thBmother,cou"ntO' aiirt-.Caiiada and pointed out that ,in ti'ade.between the twp countries there? was a credit in ^Canada's tavor of $100,000.-~ 000. � .As regards the conditions of this," the seoond Victory and Jhe fifth domestic loan, the financial - minister said he felt sure that the total amount required, $500,000,-0.00, would be raised.. All the L I)ecla ration of Premier Hearst at Methodist Conference Last Night. Hamilton, Ont., Oct. 9.-"The terms of peace must be dictated by a victor ioua allied .army on German soil," Sir William Hearst, premier of Ontario declare^ to the great patriotic meeting held in the PlrBt Methodist Church here last evening in connection with the sessions of the general conference. There should be no peace terms made, lie said, with the present perjured and blood .stained German government. Capt. the Rev. John Garbutt, a returned chaplain, told that a propagan da should be started among the men nbw.oversjBas to change thiir way of thinking so that they would more readily ,be .ibsorbed into the civil life of the country on their return. At yesterday afternoon's session of the conference, the delegates of the congregational and of the women's missionary society were heard. The QOtninittee on memorials decided to recommend making women eligible, both for the franchise in the courts: of the church and for the ministry, The latter proposal is sure to provoke strong opposition when the matter Is taken up on the floor of the conference. CLOSE Navigation on yukon river -Dawson, y. T., Oct. 8.-Navigation on the- Yukon river bjoses this week. Every steamer leaving hore is loading with; d.epartitjf ct^jiyker* . � J>- SPANISH CRISIS AVERTED SSari SebaBtian, Spain! Oct. 8.-Antonio Maura, the resignation'of whose cabinet 'vvas reported today, has formed a,, new goyernmenti  in which he takes the post of minister of public instruction, which was vacated by the puke of Alba, who is the onjy minister superseded in the new cabinet. Premier-Maura's enthusiastic attitude gives the'impression that a crisis has been Arerted. _     ** * >>>*�>> j The only - way-iof fighting- the1 fire caused 'by this riaw^Mestructive weapon appears -to: be (he isolation of the blaze, set, as pouring water on it is literally adding, fjiel to the flames on account of the chemicals of ^hich the bombs areccomposed. v  FRENCH CROSS SUIPPE .With the French Army North of Rheims, Oct. 8,-Attacks upon the line of the Suippe were resumed this morning and favorable progress Is reported. The French crossed the*Suippe and took B'az-ancourt. German -artillery is vio-, lently bombarding the new French .positions north of the Afsne at Berry-au-Bac. HARD FIGHT IN ARGONNE With the American Army Northwest of Verdun, Oct. 8.-Pressure againstithe German lines on the. western side of the Argonne sector resulted in satisfactory progress today. The Americans � were met by a very,heavy mach^ ine gun fire and from the start of the day's fighting were, subjected to an intense bombardment. Along this*, line, the enemy is offering increasingly strong resistance and is using large.qu.antities of gas. In the centre, the day was quieter and artillery activity remained A low ebb. American observation balloons rose at will, while'German aerial forces were 'virtually inactive, - PROGRESS OF FRENCH �'.� Paris, Oct. 9.-French/ troops Eoutheast of-St. Quentin last nlgh.t captured the. outskirts of. the towns of Harly and\ Neuvjlle osr Page Six). 467847 ;