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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AS A RESULT OF THE LATEST WAR NEWS, ARRANGEMENTS ARE BEING MADE TO HOLD A THANKSGIVING SERVICE IN THE GALT GARDENS AT 11 O'CLOCK TOMORROW EVERY CITIZEN IS URGED TO PARTICIPATE. Jil VOLUME XI. LKTMHHUXIK, . I.HKIVI A. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1918 NUMBER 257 i Washington, D. C, Oct. 12.-The German Government in its reply to the recent note sent by President Wilson accepts the terms laid down by the President in his address of January 8th and subsequent addresses. The text of the German reply was received here tonight through unofficial channels. OF GERMAN Washington, Oct. I 2.-The text of the German foil ows n government hereby d ubsequent addresses on the found The German government has accepted the terms of President W ply to questions put by the President of the United St th e erman h is a dd ress o of permanent peace and justice. Consequently its obj li eiieves agree upon practical details of the application of these terms. The German government with the government of the United States also take the position taken, by President Wilson in his address entering f J di! 8th, last, an in his wou e only to e governments of the powers associated* The German Government, m accord with the Austro-Hungarian government for purpose of bringing ab comply with the propositions of President Wilson in regard armistice eclares The German Government suggests that the president ready may meeting of a mixed commission for making the necessary arrangements concerning evacuation. The present German government, which has under tak the responsibility for this step towards peace has been formed in conference and in accord with th majority of the Reichst lor is supported in all of his actions by will of this majority and speaks in the name of the German government and the German peopl The Chancel ated Berlin, October 918, and signed by Wolff, Secretary of State and Foreign Office HEAVY PENALTY SET FOR STRIKES Ottawa, Oct. It.-Provision ha* already been ma do for the prompt and equitable settlement of all matters In dispute between em-ployeeH and employer* in Industries affected by the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act, an or" dnNn-counctl was pained today forbidding for the duration or the war, strikes or lockouts and tro-pofilnR severe penalties ror viola tiona of the law. Any person violating any of the regulations Is made llabfe upon summary conviction to a penally not exceeding $1,000 or to Imprisonment for six months, or to both rine and imprisonment. Any male parsons, employee or employer, of military age who violates any of the regulations and any director of a company who, being of military age, acquiesces In violation by the company of any of the regulations shall be deemed to b* a soldier enlisted In the military forces of Canada and subject to military law for the duration of the war and of demobilisation thereafter. Ha shall furthermore forfeit any exemption treated him and any right to ap-�hr for. or to obtain exemption from military service under the Military 8ervlce Act. Announcement of these important regulations was mude by Sir Ueorge Foster, acting premier, following a meeting of the cabinet today. No Unions for Police. Ottawa, Oct. 11.-Regulation* passed by the government forbid the H.N.W.M l\ and the Dominion police from Joining labor unions. The regulations have been alopt*4 under order-ln-cuuncil. Wilson's Fourteen Terms Dictated h Last RATS GNAW THROUGH DAM AND LOWER WATER LEVEL BpringfJeld, Mass.-Rats will probably cost the Athold Manufacturing company several thousand dollars. The lurge dam above its factory which � was put in first class shape four yors ago, when the company commenced business, has been found to be full of holes which allows the water to 9*U through, pulling the water level down so tow that for the last tew weeks it has been necessary to use steam power. Investigation reveals the (act that rats are responsible for the holes. FLU' AT VANCOUVER Days of private International undertakings are gone and covenants of peace must bu ruuehed in the open. Freedom of the seas in peace or war. Jlemoval of economic barriers among nations associating themselves to maintain peace. Guarantees of the redaction of armaments. * Impartial adjustments of colonial claims, based on popular rights. Kvncuation of and opportunity for Hub hit*. Evacuation of Melgium. tCvacuatlon of Kronen territory, and righting of Alsace-Ijorralne wrong. Readjustment of Italy's frontiers along lines of nationality. Free opportunity for autonomous development of t'iu peoples of Austria-Hungary. i Evacuation of Rumania, Serbia and Montenegro, and guaranties for all the Hulkan statuH. Sovereignty for Turkey's portion of the Ottoman Km pi re and autonomy for other nationalities. An Independent Poland with access! to the sea. General association of nations for mutual guaranties to independence and territorial Integrity to large and small states alike. I I Vancouver, Oct 12.-With another death, making a total of three reported to the health officials, and 100 known oases of 8 pan lib Influenza now under observation, the epidemic is making strides In Vancouver. The new cases reported are nearly all in the Japanese quarter end are eald to result from the overcrowded conditions in that section. Three Japanese doctors are working eaalaet the , dlseeee. The death reported la that of a Japanese. FLU' SERIOUS AT OTTAWA Ottawa. Oct. 12-between 600 end 700 new casea of influent* have been reported by the doctors of the city end and eight deaths from pneumonia are reported to have occurred on Thursday. Reports of the deaths which have occurred on Friday have not yet been received at the city hall, although at least six persons are known to hav� died in the hospitals and private homes from the disease on Kriduy. The situation is not us hopeful as it was on Thursday. PAPER laauc lal edition on Monday, with all particulars of the latest news. SLAV PEOPLES STAND BY QUNS WEST DEMANDS A DICTATED PEACE Ottawa, Oct. 12.-"The western provinces," declared Hon. N. W. Row oil, preeideat of the privy council, tn. an interview with a repreaentaUve1 of the Canadian Frees, "as mend net negotiated peace bat dictated peace." Regltta, Oct. 12.-"We will aUnd by our guns, in spite of the threat of a big fine," said President L. J. Taylor, of the Canadian Pacific railway freight handlers, who have been out for a week. He stated that membera of the anion ware "laughing at the new or* deriacouncil making strikes illegal. 1 Zurich, Oct. 1*. - (.Haves).- Emperor Charles of Austria has Issued a manifesto announcing hie decision to unite Croatia, Slavonia, Bosnia, Horiegovlna and Da I ma-tia in one state, according to ad* vices from Vienna. V, J. Parker, has been succeeded manager of the Hudson's Day Co. at Calgary by J. M. Gibson, superintendent of the company's stores. Havana, Oct. 12.-Widespread damage has be�n caussd by an earthquake in Porto Rico, according to an unconfirmed report received here from Santiago de Cuba. Many buildings are said to have besn deatroyed. The report fists no definite locality and r.o loss cf life la mentioned. Cable communication between Cuba and Porto Rico ia badly hamper;d. Tidal Wavs Alto. San Juan. Porto Rico. Oct. 11.- (Friday.)-This island wus shukon b/ an earthquake this morning und the shockH were followed by a tidal wave. Hepnrts from Aguadillo, a town on the low-lying northwestern coust, say the tidal waves submerged half the town. Fourteen persons were killed and 40 or more were Injured. At Ponce, a city of more Ui;tn 2(10.000 ptM'sons, on the south roast, tin* 4-ity hall was wrecked and it is )t>rti?(l (hut several of the inhulitants were killed. Details are lacking. LIVES WHEN LARGE Otrunto Collide* With Kaahmir Death List Placed at Over 360. I      * # * 2500 CASES IN SRANTFORO * Hrantford, Out., Oct. 12.--U �* is estimated that there are 2,-  r>00 cases of Intluenaa here.  Ten deaths have occurred and  scores of casea of pneumonia  are reported.  London, Oct. 12.-More than 3*0 American eeldiere were lost en the transport Otranto, sunk In colli sion with the steamer Kashmir off the south Scottish coast. This developed from checking the Ot* rente's list at American headquarters where it was found the dteth roll of soldiers stood at 364 er 3*6. Mare than 200 bodies had been recovered up to this morning. Many of these were given burial by a party aent from Liverpool. The discrepancy between the fig-urea now arrived at and those previously given la due, it was explained, to the miaing up ef two identification lists. London, Oct. 12,-A British aaV miralty statement says that the transport Otranto cslllaed en Sunday with the treassert Kaahmir. Th� statement fellows; ;