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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Don't Say You Had No Notice SAVE! VICTORY OAN COMING! VOLUME XI. LUTIIBHIDGfv ALBERTA. SATCMDAY. OCTOHKM 12. 1!HS ____!___i____. Nl'MBKH 1>;"�7 AUSTRIA AND TURKEY WILL ACCEPT PRES. WILSON'S OFFER to Wilson 1 MANY YANKS LOSE British Within Two Miles of Enquiry Now on the Way One Report Says !l Is Practical Acceptance-Other Says It Makes Many Conditions-Austria and Turkey Ready to Accept Unconditionally, London Reports. a � BASEL, Oct. 12.-f Hn\as)--The Frankfort Gazette announces that the German answer to President W�l*o% which tins been completed in principle, probably was forwarded on Friday night. The Gazette Bays it has no reason to hetlcvff that the answer cxprersed adhesion of Germany to the demands of President Wilson. SAYS IT IS P^RT ACCEPTANCE BERNE. Oct. 12.-The Wolff Bureau, the semi-official German newa agency, has circulated .1 Frankfurter Zeitung dispatch from Berlin stating that the German reply to President Wilson's note was sent last night and that it is, in a sense an acceptance. GERMANY TO YIELD TO WILSON PARIS. Oct. 12.-Semi-official summaries from comment* in the German press issued tonight indicate that Germany, in answer to the demand for an evacuation of occupied territory, will ask an an offset the evacuation of German colonies and occupied Turkish territory. According to some newspaper comments published in Germany, Prince Maximilian will have no difficulty m announcing the adoption without restriction of President Wilson's program. Germany is apparently harrying, in View of the latest ministerial moves, to appear to be a democratic *tate. Political amnesty will be announced and a new governor Will be appointed for Alsace-Lorraine. Martial law will be modified ^nd a I'berai minister of war will be named. The whole movement (�, expected to result in the establishment of a responsible ministry which ts now said to be only a veneer. The rumor persists that these ministerial and government re-adjustments have been undertaken with a view to causing the allies to regard Germany as democratic and to welcome her reply. 2500 CASES IN BRANTFORD !ti-iintfonl. Ont.. Oct. K\ -it i- t'i tiniati.vl that thf'r** ar*1 J.-."iini ram' * of ifif 1 u**ny.:i hc-rc *IVn deaths have nrrumul nud M-ores nf c;if-e� of pneumonia are .reported.  > 1 Douai French At Vouziers > % >  > * ? * * * NO PAPER MONDAY * t t 1 1 o * a Otranto Collides With Kashmir Death List IMacod at * * *> 4% % J9 4 a Over 'GO. Monday l�rir._' Th 111K\ lug Day and a public holiday, the H * > > * > �> German Retreat Continues Unabated-Dozens of I owns and Cities Now on Fire Indicating Wholesale Withdrawn �^anks Make Splendid Advance in Woevre sector. * * * SLAV PEOPLES Zurich, Oct. 12. - (HavnsL- Emperor Charles of Austria has issued a manifesto announcing his decision to unite Croatia. 3'nvonia, Bosnia, Herzegovina and D.ilm.v tia in one state, according to advices from Vienna. EVACUATION OF TERRITORY Basel, 0�:t. 12.--Vienna newspapers received here state that Germany and Austria arc in per* feet accord regarding the evacuation of occupied territory and that pour parlers followed immediately the receipt of Pie&idcnt Wilson's note. Twenty deputies have been invited to a conference at the imperial palace of Emperor Charier,, the papers say. GERMANY WILL MAKE ADVANCES Copenhagen, Oct. 12.-The Nord Deutsche AUegemeine Zeitung says that the German answer to President Wilson's note of inquiry is ready and believes that it was handed to {he Swiss government today. The newspaper understands that "the answer will make far reaching advances and it in hoped that the ditcuscion between Germany and President Wilson will bring forth a durable peace for the whole world." PACIFIST AS PREMIER. Zurich. Oct. 12.-Baron von Hussarek, premier of Austria, has resigned, according to the Vossia-che Zeitung's Vienna correspondent. Emperor Charles, the same correspondent says, has chosen Prof. Heinrlch Lammasch, a pacifist and an adversary of an alliance with Germany, to succeed the baron. AUSTRIA ACCEPTS. London, Oct. 11.-Austria-Hungary and Turkey have informed Germany that they accept Presi dent Wilson's peace terms, according to a dispatch to the Central News from Amsterdam. DEFINITE TURK PROPOSAL London, O^t. 11.-Turkey has made a definite peace proposal to President Wilson, according to reports in circulation here. HUNGARIAN PREMIER QUITS. Budapest, Oct. 11.- (Via Basel.) -Dr. Alexander Wekerle, Hungarian premier, announced his resignation after an audience with King Charle� today. Vienna newspapers say that a ministerial crisis hat been reached in Hun 0�ry. London, Oct, 12.-The ministers of ths allied governments, says the Express, have discussed the German peace overtures and agreed upon a line of common action. The British, French and Italian ministers first conferred and reported a decision, after which the British and French cabinets confirmed the findings. Warning to Troops London. Oct. I(Canadian Press dispatch from H ewer's*. Or-11. Ili�ig dii Oct. 7 issued ait unity order culling the uttontion of officer* and mmi to lint circulation of false rumors hi the affect that puaco wus at hand with the evident object uf (liacom'ugfng the troops uml diverting litem from tho ureal task of overthrowing their enemies. Oon. llaig urged tho troops to realise now moro than �vor Hint, it %vaa necoiaary to conceutraio thoir eiiurglob on tho grout goal all ttopod for, namely, tho attainment In tho near future of u decialvo and huppy rotiuU. ! ONLY MENTIONED- NOT APPOINTED t T.'.hdm;. o.t rj. 'lie 'l'url;i''ii ,.m-b;'.- y 111 !'.! In chief. Ua\ th** |�r�'mpT>hip. London, Oct. 12.- More than 360 American soldiers were lost on the transport Otranto, sunk in collision with the steamer Kashmir off the south Scottish coast. This developed from checking the Ot-ranto's list at American headquarters where It was found the death roll of soldiers stood at 364 or 3g6. More than 200 bodies had been recovered up to this morning. Many of thsse were qiven burial by a party sent from Liverpool. The discrepancy between the figures now arrived at and those previously given Is due, it was explained, to the mixing up of two Identification Itsty London, Oct. 12.-A British admiralty statement says that the transport Otranto collided on Sunday with the transport Kashmir, The statement follows: "At 11 o'clock on Sunday the armed merchant cruiser Otranto, acting Capo. Ernest Davidson in command, was collision with the steamship Kashmir. Both vessels were carrying United States troops. The weather was very bad and the ships drifted apart and soon lost sight of each other. The torpedo boat destroyer Moun. sey was called by wireless and by skilful handhng succeeded in tat i Havana, Oct. 12.-Widespread damage has b*-;n caused by an earthquake in Porto Rico, according to an unconfirmed reoct received here from Santiago dr Cuba. Many buddings are said to have been destroyed. The icporx fixes no definite locality and r.o lo^* cf life Is mentioned. Cable communication between Cuba and Per to Rico tn badly hamper;*!.. Tidal Wave Also. S.m Juan. Porio It ,t . vii by ! an earthquake thn moninu' and ilo* i 1h'*mi meat tonoit for - WITH THE FRENCH ARMY IN FRANCE. Oct. II.- (Reuter :) - Gen. Gouraud's troops have crossed the Suippe .,i,nrks xvitp roii.iw.Mi i,vivtiui v.,r raiiseH Sensation in \\h\ Liberty Loan Parade in New York Todav. Ntw y,,-u. d.i \: PrcMdiMi! Wil- inarched in the threat Liberty hay paradt* hi'ie toilAy. lie mok his place, Mtnn i 1 HEALTH BOARD CLOSES CHURCHES AND THEATRES TO COMBAT FLU' BRITISH TWO MILES FROM DOUAI LONDON, Oct. 12.-British forces last night continued their advance north of the Sensee river, Field Marshal Hai* t t lite I or I m the itrocesvuin at ,'iul street afltM it Mailed at tho lOMtt \tf XnoTiiioi division u\\t) amid r^.n> cinc:s h'd the illvirtlnn down Tdh avo-J nue i*� the altar of Liberty at M;tI nt 11*mpttul to hbttUe hands with him Send servit e uimt ,-itopp4> lahon to � poliee �,ia ition where liU name wafi ftlvt*n a- II ' * i Ituone, pi inter. HEAVY PENALTY SET FOR STRIKES Temporary Action Till .Monday Churches Agree To Co-operate. 223,000 CASKS IN C.S. ARMY gov- CANADA AFTER P 1 ALL FLU' CASES Moilical Uimlth Officer DnVebei- it in receipt of a tolofcrtim from K. !t, Owens of the i'mvincjal hnalfh depnrt ment, to the offect that fipftuUh luflu onra Is now covered by the quarantine act and tuodiried quarantine 1h to b�3 jdaced on all places whvio the malady exiHU- I'revloufl to this, there war* no provision** covertuK this di-| �ea�e antf the hmUth offlcor could take | no stop* with rti�itr6 to th* matter. PhynliMiini now requirvd to repon all canes 10 the medical health officer. . REVOLT IN CHINA Canton. Kriday xOci. 4. \\\y Arisociuted l'ruR�). The southern military govonunont him formally declared war ou tho goverumout of Presjfiftut Hau .Shih Chang, "bocauae Hau Shih eiiaug aceptod a lingua parllt-mont election, thus recognising tho new parltameiit aud refusing to reapect the existing pro-* viueial constitution. OMnwa. t)ct. n.---Provislou liflH ah'eitdy been made -fur tin- prompt and equitable nettleinent of all matters in dispute between etn ployees and employers in industries affected by the Industrial Di.sputes Investigation Aft, an or-der*luf tho daylight having \n\\ arte: ih-t. -7, become law, it is practically certain that lit*- Dominion government i will take Mmilar action. Th** t'nitcd" Stales hill is designed to effect economy in fuel and. apart from the m convenient-o that would reaiiit from* a *liffmrenc^ of tinn* in the two conn- HUNS CONTINUE TO LAY WASTE WITH THE FRENCH ARMY IN THE CHAMPAGNE, Oct. 12.- (Renter's)-- Vouziers and Guise as well as all of the villages in the whole region south of Laon are burning. AMERICANS ADVANCE W0EVRE FRONT PARIS, Oct. 12.-The Americans ate closing in Dun-sur-Meusc, while their left wing is within five miles of Buz- :n^:L^*nl^ ''SI a^>'' f >'s Marcel Hutin. in the Echo de Paris. Continuing, he effective in the vnued states. Ac?ion says that imi^ortant events, which will chance the entire to continue daylight saving through- t r .1  1 , . . . � , 1 vlllul" face oj things, may be expected \n this part of the Woevre 'J4 hours, and quite a number of the liO or more victims of the malady are confined to their beds. The run on the drug mores continues today and preventive medicine* nre being pur I chased freely. Tamphor and eucalyptus are among fomo of the. leading drugH. No Service in Churche' The following notice was handed tho Herald this morning: Pursuant to tho order of the civic Hoard of Health closing all schools, thoutros and public buildings from It) b.m. Saturday till 10 a.m. on Monday, 1 the Hth iiint , and agreeably to their solicitation of the minister-) of the city to hold no fcervtces in their churches on Sunday we, the undersigned, believing It to be in the Interest of the public Health, have decided to accede to their request and not opoh our churches for religious services on Sunday. tHe KUh, mat., l\ K. Cragg. Wealey Mathodist; W. f>\ Burns, Prea-bytaKau; V. \V. Oafoe, Baptist; Oliver U OurtU, Chrlatlan;-Adj. Hamilton, Salvation Army; J. F. Farguaon, Chairman of Sessioits, United Church; W. V. MoMilleii, St. Cyprian's; J. E. der the War -Measures Act. FATALITY AT VULCAN. Vulcan, Oct. 12.-On Sunday night about eight o'clock, Percy Farman, nephaw of Mn, Preffer, who Uvea in the Raid Hill district, wai inttantly killed in an auto accident which occurred about three rnllaa north of Mr. Preffer'a farm, and nine miles from Vulcan. front. PARtS Oct. 12.-Continued pro grew waa made laat night by the French troops along the Champagne front, the war offico announced today. The French have penetrated the Important railway town of Vouziers. Thia morning the French were holding the fl�nera| line of the Ratourne and the road from Pauvrea to Vouziera. The text of the itatement reads. The French this morning penetrated Into Vouziera. They continued their progress along the entire Champagne front. They hold the general line of the Retourne and the road from Pauvres to Vouziers." ? : * ? *> 87 passengers" and a crow cf about 70 meu.. Of this number, 130 women and children woru among those lost. v Resist Until 13th Parit*. Oct. u. --Orders found on prl-boncrs bhowed tin;* the enemy whs in-struetod to resist on tho Suippe river front, until the i;hh at least, in order to save all the material and to enable the adjacent armies lo make an orderly retreat, lien. Gouraud'a attack upset this plan. Although the Germans had :**sing the Hlver Lo Setle from Lo Cateau. southward, were blown up1 and tho dormant) seem to have been digging in furiously all along tho Ino of iho High ground 2000 to 4000 yards east of the river.. .% A : ? * �> > < ? 4   A MAY VISIT LETHBRIOGE Colonel Purney, presideut. and Colonel Hendrio, vice-prea-Ident of the Great War Veterans' association, are leaving Ottawa for a tour ot the west in the interests of the O. \\\ V. A. They may visit LetH-bridge. ;