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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta  VOLOMK XI. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY. OCTOBRK M, 1018 1 y * 'P- LITTLE CHANCE THA m HUN BE ACCEPTED Last Defenses Hindenburg Line Fall to Hies V D ouai, Laon and La Fere Captured-Huns Retreating Over Wide Front-Can't Make Stand Before Lille-Meziercs-Metz Line- Nish Taken and Turkey is Cut Off. MINNESOTA TOWN FOREST FIRE VICTIM 1 miuMi. Minn.. Or!., i:: -do tlH**t, Minn , \\^^ partly wiped out by lyrtvst tires late-today ami V.Ony refugees urn In Dul-uih and Superior siivi'il from Clnqucl. f Arnold. Ileriuuiilnwu and .^*ver;tl o(hf*r ."Mi:* lice towns near Ihiluth were also wiped nut. Hundreds are reported dead. *i TEXT OF THE NEW t (GERMAN NOTE > > * * * J of the town, according to the Serbian officail statement is-1i� smdi Klovi'ii hundred dollar** with trimmings is a pretty good contribution London, Oct. 14.-After canturina Nish ----------................ WJ1S fmiml KUlUy by tho .mil a fine of $1000 was provided by the statute ^ cases. The post master and sued today. French cavalry lias occupied the Bela Palanka.i "llviiNvere nll^ Hasty Hun Retreat Must Continue. \ Z\*TJl Z Pavis, Oct .14,-Newspapers here believe that as a re-i an:i.n,MS .,n ^ i�:"vimiai treasury, suit of the continuous advance of the allies the Germans will If ii .m , i i *ii ah * k* i� !for 0,1,1 "ay'** work, tliutteh it may ?jo be torceo nastily to retreat to the Liue-iVlezieres-Wletz line, that an appeal may he mkun in tho The German retreat is being carried out with difficulty ow-r"0 �r ^ {h"M ing to the bomardmcnt of airplanes. Large amounts of booty are being/abandoned by the Germans everywhere.! British troops are reported to have outflanked Bouthain and' to be advancing on Denanin, from which town they are only three miles distant. American forces are advancing in the direction of Dun- Washlnflton, Oct. 13.-The text of t'te German note follows: In reply to questions put by the president of the United States, the German government hcrchy declares: "The German governmen* has accepted the terms laid gow.i by President Wilson in his addics* of January B, Inst and in hie subsequent addresses on the found.v \lton of a permanent peace cf justice, consequently its object in entering Into discussions would be only to agree upon practical details of implication of these terms "1 he German government Defies -is that the governments of the powers associated witM government of the United States also take the position taken by President Wilson in his address. "The German government, in accord with the Auatro-Hungar- lar Governrr,cnt *0r the purpose of bringing about an armistice declares Itself ready to comply with the propositions of President Wilson In regard to evacuation. "The German government suggests that the president may occasion the meeting of a mixed commission for making the necessary arrangements concerning evacuation. "The present German Government, which has undertaken the responsibility for this step toward pence, has been formed in conferences and in great detail with the majority of the reich-stag. "The chancellor Is supported in all his actions by the will of this majority and speaks in the name of the German government and the German people." Dated, Berlin. Oct. 12, 19IS. and signed by Solff. secretory of state and foreign office. .1* l.nnimn. OH. 11. ArronlhiK to the later-f estimate. I^'t p"r-fcons perished wlvn the puna-onwer Iiiu*r Loinaier w;m mr-l>eiloi�d and wink hy a German submarine. The ve-ael rarried li!>7 misseiiserr* und a erew ( f about 70 men. Of this number, ] "�0 women and chihlrnn were among those lost. 4 t German Answer Reached Wilson This Morning 1 Now Under Consideration-Lansing and Baker Called in . London Also Has Official Nole and Statesmen Busy Answer Not Likely for Couple of Days Yet. AT PEACE REPLY 4f i lU'liove Peace Is Neat Pan (icrnians Warn Socialists Demand Republic BLOW FIRST FOSTER sur~Meuse, in the Argonnc sector, according to the Intran--igeant. LAON FALLS TO FRANCE \Vltlt the Proiu'h Army in France, Oct. Hi. --lAum has been entered by Trench troop*. * LA FERE IS ALSO CAPTURED Pfli'ls, Oct. i:S.- (Offlduh I,u Kore, toKcther with u Kmat tmrt of ihe fit. Oohaiu MaHHlf, hun been caoiurert by tlie Krenrh. 'Vhc l*n Korc-Laon rall-vrny has been eroded on the IukIi ground between Pnni/y and VerHigny. The northern and eastern Kectlon or LntVro is burning. BRITISH ALMOST IN DOUAl Uondon. Oct. l:: The llritlnh aro within a few huudrea yardR of nouaL Field Marshal Mali; r�*pnMed today hi his official Ktateiuont. They have captured Ihe Kaubiirm d'l^quierehln and tho greater part of Flora, clone to lkmal, on the nonlr.wHl. FRENCH CROSS OISE TOWARD GUISE With thn Hritlsh Army in Fninro, !):(. (Ansoelated Prc�n)-; neven miles south of Uuise. 'I'hey are holdhtff ihe railway on tbo eaKtern side or tho river on a front of about one-third mile. BRITISH FIGHT INTO DOUAl Lumloi). Oct. 14. hThe are paaninK in on both aides of Doual: Field Marshal HuIk'h official �tatoiiient today reports Kalnn of Bround both north and uouth o| the city. HUNS CRACKED ON 60-MILE FRONT Parlii. Oct. v\. The entire ijermau trout from Ht. Oolmln to the ArR�nm� 1ms cracVod on a lio-mile front and It now appear* that tho cnomy will he forced to rotreat t. lU\c!ovd, Out.; Limit. \j. Harrison, Mouctou, N.H.; Lieut. J. t\ Wntson. Toronto; Lieut. A. \V. Anderson, Itenfrew, Ont.; Capt. L, F. tjoodwiu, M.C\, Ottawa. - " MUiflnR, miUnveri dead-Lieut, S. S. MeLoun. M.C., Caiupbelltown. N.H. MUvfng, Wullovori pvisonov-�Liout. A. K. Fahuer. Waterdown, Ont. Missing-Lieut, S, Kemp, Todmor- ilou. Out.; Lieut. II. Campbell, M.M., .Monircul. Artillery. Killed In action-Lieut. G. V. Me-inurney, Uexton N.H. Machine Guns. I lied of burns Lieut. .1. McCaUum, .M.M.. lielgrave. Out. MisshiK-l.ient. \V. \V. Benny, Win- uipi't-;. � iJassed-�A. (' Clark, t'ranbrook, IM*.; C. tt. Sparks, X nioti, AHa. Medical Services. Kilted in action-Capt. A. Culhum, Oitkvilln. Ont. Canadian Opinion Summed Up in Capable Manner by Sir (icorgc Foster London. Oct. 14.-When workers.quit the factories in the suburbs of Berlin Saturday night, many thousands of women and men thronged the centre of the city and waited for hours for the German reply to President Wilson, according to a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company. Extra editions with the text were issued at 10 o'clock and were received with enthusiasm, many women bursting into tears. WARN PAN-GERMANS. The Vorwacrta, of Berlin, publishes an article warning the pan-uermans, who ore preparing counter actions to secure the continuance of the old system, that they ire pursuing a dangerous course nnd should beware of exhausting the people's patience. A proclamation demanding a Socialist republic has been published, but the papers printing It have been seized, Scandinavian papers believe that peace Is near. Washington, Oct. 14.-The official text of Germany's reply to President Wilson reached the Swiss legation here this j-morning and arrangements were made to present it at the state department as soon as it could be decoded. Couldn't Get Peace, Max May Quit on, Oct. 14.-The resignation of Prince Maximilian of 13aden as German imperial chancellor is probable, according to reports from Holland today. They quote the Berlin | National Zeitung as saying the chancellor's retirement is regarded m certain circles as inevitable. Lond Note Received in London I London, Oct. 13.-The text of the German reply to Wilson s note reached the British Foreign Office this morning rom the British minister at The Hague. Balfour and Bonar f | Law were in conference with Lloyd George. iv , 7 . NOTE NOW IN WILSON'S HANDS WusIui.kT.m! on U.-Uermany* reply to President Wilson reached tbd Suihh ].-*iM�n in offlrlul form by ,ablo thin morning It wj. ""oinSn on toxl .SiKtii'd .^ir^lati,,,, of winch wns, with Yh�{ r^Cl�d ^ ^.T. I Instrml of lakluK Uw- uoii-, MuxfmUhms \>h :i. Kri'drru-k Ui (llr'Tily to thf W'hitp House as he did Prlnco , . . 'd.u-bu. Swi^s ihiirfiuch cheerfulness has long I'a Paris, Oct. 12.-The tendency Is remarked In certain German circles, says a dispatch from Geneva to the Temps, to represent the eventual fall of, Emperor William na a concession which the Germans would be disposed to allow to the allies If they demanded It. Such talk appears above all, the message adds, to be an attempt to bring about an event which many Germans judge to be Inevitable and even desirable. -specific basis for peace negotlations-n if they aro to bo hold-than ha* yeft been advanced. Two leading ques. tlons aro whether the allies will em* barto upon a commission to arrange ... , ,my uAinuii--for an evacuation of allied territory ml spirit of the people ofktiii in Herman hands and how far �h cheerfulness has long Uermnn assumption that all tho al-beon unknown hero. H0S W|U stan(1 together on President the people beUvo peace is near and Wilson's platform is warranted. There it ii is peace with victory. Thou-, is also a question whether tho allies, .sands of Sunday idlers paraded 1 will begin any conference without pre. through White Halt and gathered vious insistence upon certain mini* about the government buildings, , mum domanda. awaiting the latest news. None were I . that SECRETARY BAKER HOME An Atlantic. Tort, Oct. i;i.-Secretary of War linker returned from his second trip to Europe, accompanied by John U. Hynn, director of aircraft production, and Urig.-Ocn. Uhies, chief of embarkation. They loft Immediately tor Washington. Surgeon-General Gorges, who was with Secretary linker's party when ho left for abroad several weeks ago, did not return with him, ' /x 1 STATE OF SEIGE IN PORTUGAL. Lisbon, Oct. 14.-The Portugese government has declared a stnto of sacrifice'Is lob precious' a'lid"cosily Tu't,cIg0 for Portugal. Tho prosi- be satisfied with the Inconclusive ro*| suit. The llun has not promised or made restitution, ho bus not yet shown tho least sign of repennnco. Tho falser Is yet acclaimed as the supreme war lord and his* spirit so far as can be �een still dominates the pappje. There is no Hope fur ponce is. "demand iftot iwtll'thU is changol. The war shouM dictated V�IM;9.>J'{|!�t-ron uutil tjio UfiJred ch.tjuge is dent, a� commandnr-ln-eblof of tho military and naval units, has taken direct,command of tho forces. Tranquility vemnlUft in tho country. - 1 - 4 wtought. Nor can one well sen how the prepositions discussed by President WfliQU cu;i bo Buceuasfully reached unlQflki uu^er.tbe coniTelli'u; tcrce 9( nuopa^UTouai eurrt;ad�r." move cheerful in these crowds than [the hundreds o;' officers, soldiers and sailors, with contingents of Americans, itclxians and French always present. Never wore the military forces moro popular. Ministers Busy. The reproduction of a ruined French village in Trafalgar Square, where war bonds wore sold during ihe last week, -was surrounded by crowds all day. Government officers were unusually active. A. J, Balfour and Audrey Hnnar Law and Uml Robert (Veil wore at the foreign office early In tho morning. Later Mr. Balfour anil Ilouar Law motored to Premier Lloyd "Ocorgo'H country homo for luncheon and for a conference. As ho left his office JMr. Balfour beamed upon the newspapermen in the corridor, hut had nothing to say. A Happy Crlafs. Tho public eagerly awaits some Htatoiueut of tho government's policy and hojuo Interpretation of events from a Urltlsh standpoint Is expected. Thus far Berlin and Washington have monopolized the stago will) tho governments associated with tho United Statoy Heoiuiugly uninterested spectators. Tho people expect Groat Britain and her allies to sharo In tho next chapter. An allied conference can easily be arranged, aa Premier Venizcloa of Greece has. just arrived in London and the, Serbian prom lea' is also Ui the city. ^ V Discussing the meaning of tbe dor-man terms used in tjiqjr reply to v% hea ' President Wilson jteard 1 every where, There is a. desjrfl Jgi>* more [accident What About the Subs? Tho submarine warfare and the disposition of Gonnauy'a colonies aro details of < peace which seem to Inter-eat the public, most. There was a general expectation that Oormuny would couple a demand for a withdrawal ot tho allies from her colonies with aa offer to evacuate allied territory. In the meantime, the much advertised domocratixatton of the German: parliament keeps puce with tbe great retreat of the German armleB, The Prussian house of lords has accepted franchise concessions which it appeared to have Us face set against � few weeks ago. Emperor William, according to a late report, has instructed the Imperial chancellor to pardon polltkm 1 prisoners, particularly those jailed