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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta BUY VICTORY BONDS AND SO HELP BUY VICTORY! Nl'MBKK 2W� TAKEN GERMANY'S UNCONDLTIONAL SURRENDER EXPECTED SOON LlLLE CAPITULATES; HUNS LLOYD'S LATEST BET ON PEACE. Loudon. Uct. !>"�. -Lloyd'.- to-dnj charged 10 guineas per rent, for payment uf tot"' hiss ill lllo event (if peace being n'. If iliv'l.inMl on or before, Mai'i h i:ii:>. � * * Breaking Point Reached in Great German Machine-Socialists Declare People, Not Counts, Will Make Peace- London Declares Abdication of Kaiser Immaterial-Big News Expected Momentarily. Huns Hold Pistol To Turk Head At Mrs! Sijjn of Defection the Hun Black Sea Fleet Will Act. W. A. BUCHANAN, M.P.. TO LECTURE AT COALDALE W. A. ltuehnnttn, M.I', will deliver ;i lecture at f'Dnldale on Friday evening at s p.m.. In the f'miMilfiiat'-l school auditorium, on Ms visit to till- fighting zone. Tlie proceeds will In- In illil of 111*- Women's Civic rhll) fund for ChiiMinas, tipples fdv ihf soldiers. tj .;. > 4 BOMBARD CONSTANTIVIM.E! ALLIED FORCES Zurich, Oct. 17. --"The. counts declared war, but itu:! Representatives of the people will conclude peace," the Soc-[ ialist newspaper Arbeiter Zeitung, of Vienna; says in a cur-j rent article on the situation created by the Teutonic peace, proposals and the replies to them. TIRPITZ BEHIND THE CHANCELLOR Amsterdam, Oct. 17.-Admiral von Tirpitz, former sec-j vctary of the German navy,' has sent a tejegram to Prince1 Maximilian, the imperial chancellor., in the name of the Fatherland party, recognizing and appreciating the government's heavy responsibility and promising the prince the party's support, according to the Tagcblatt, of Berlin. GERMANS GIVE UP IDEA OF VICTORY Amsterdam, Oct. 17.-"The war is coming to an end and in such a manner as no man in Germany desires," says the Vorwaerts. "Let us say it candidly," the newspaper continues. "During all these terrible four years the aim of our efforts and sacrifices was to prevent such an end." EN!! Typical (icrman .Mtthod Keeping Ally in Line-Turks Wavering. �f Condemned to Death By Soviet Chiefs-Was Former Buss Commander. Paris, Oct. 17.-A Russian wire less menage in English, dated Tanrskoeselo, 8:2� p.m., Oct. 15, received here reports the following information as having been received from Ekaterinburg: "According to the official declaration! of the Soviet chiefs. Nicholas Romaiiaff has been tried and condemned to death. He will or shot during the night of the 16th." The Nicholas Romanoff referred to is supposed to be Grand Duke Nich.ol.-it,, the former commander-in-chief bf the Russian army. Latest reports of Grand Duke Nicholas said he was living in the Crimea. NEWS WAS PREMATURE. London, Oct. 14.-Whin London'* population was going noma from work tonight newsboys were lustily shouting th� ntw* of the abdication of Emperor William and Germany's unconditional sur-render. Paper* sold '* course lt> replying to President Wilson's nolo form the main features of the morning's 'pipers. .Same are convinced thai Uormuiiy's unconditional surrender la coming Although tho stutenient Iwiued at the foreign otftett lust night MioWh yt-stcr day'* rumors were prutimturo. extraordinary reports cuniuriiiug conditions in Germany are prluted Some ntiws-paper* takf it for granted (hut Kmper-or William wit) abdicate. The Kx-prttftri Kays tltut (ur wiliw time tie has been sending 111* valuable* to Holland. Tim Telegraph says: "It Is wltut will bo substituted for Ilia insane and dlMktrnuH rule Unit limners." The Kxpress claim* to huvo truat-worthy information to the effect that (lerniany's full is imminent, uddinK: gorul-nrUciul Information or an astonishing kind 1ms reached Kndglund Indicating a desperate political position in 'Germany. A grout civic up- - -............. heuval I* hoginuinfi. Tho Socliklists niurtiul law in (lormauy t-fin only he 1 |,t (jeinmny. retiring tlmt unarcliy will ndministeted by an agreement hetween got In. have prepared u scheino of gov-tlie civil aiid military authorities, ac- einmeiit to take tho reins, It, or when, co. dins to a report received here. (ne Valuer abdicatca In order that it Hun,* Disappointed. may exercise an Imaiediute Readying Berne, Oct. 16.-German rtewspa- InHueace. 10 PROSECUTE STRIKE LEADERS Action Taken Against Certain Strikers in Calgary Under New Order TAKE OS TEND London, Oct, 17. - Admiral K*ye�, of the British navy, land-�] at Oetend thl* afternoon, *ay* an official announcement from the admiralty. The admiral wa* preceded by member* of the Royal Air Force, who landed at Ostend thl*, morning. FRENCH CAVALRY ALSO London, Out. 17,-Ostend i* reported clear of th* enemy, aay* a statement from tho British admiralty today, FYfflfih cavalry patrol*, aay* th* . Evening New*, reached Oetend today and returned with the report that no German* were to be se'eri there. Calgary. Oct. 17.-In sympathy with the striking Canadian Pacific railway freight handlers, all outside employees of the city of CoJ-gary, with the exception of the employees of the municipal electric railway, went on strike this morning. Waterworks, electric light, health department, sewer maintenance and street cleaning department employees are concerned, The number of men whp are out is not known as the strike only took effect at 11 o'clock this morning. Whether the street rail-waymen will strike will be determined Inter in the day. Prosecute Leaders fnlparv, Oct. 17 ---Arthur iiiidoi' Instruction* from the department of Justin . mi n Mull-, K.C.. is taking immediate- action in connection with the strike. It \i his intention this afternoon to lay inrnrmuilrm before MuKihtrale Davidson lit the city police conrl HK.iinsl several men of the OKileii shops who wnlUeil out on Saturday last In .sympathy with ilio (.'n-nudliiii l'udiic railway frelKht llutul-lers. The liiformulion Unit will lie pre seined reads. "Tluil William John lOvana, Ceoi'lte Alexander 'I'ullock, Uaviil Dick l'u-vidsou, Wllliiun Alexumler l!roves and Thonms McI.aUKhlln, of the city of CalKiiry in tho province of Al-bnriu, employees of tint Cuimdiui) Pacific railway company, Ihnt each nf them did on October 12th. I0IS, at Ofiden In said city nf Calgary, unlawfully to on strike, and ever stneo that data have unlawfully rontjuuoil on strike on account of an alleged ilia-puto ' tvlili tho siiid company tvltliotu reference to any conciliation committer or hoard, ns provided by "Conciliation and Labor Act" or "Tho Industrial Disputes Investigation Aet." contrary to Kertlcn 5t> of said last mentioned act." Washington, Oc*.. 16.-With the Berlin-Const.tntinople railroad cut by the allied occupation of Nistt. Germany is relying upon its Black Sen fleet to keep Turkey in line. Information has been received at the state department that the Turkish government has been informed by Berlin tn.it the fleet will open fire on the Ottoman capital nt the first sign of defection. The fleet consists largely of the warships captured from the Russians, but It is believed here to be strong enough to bold the Turkish government. It was pointed out today that with the British forces rapidly clearing Palestine and Mesopotamia of Turkish control, Turkey muKt hang on to Con&tan-tinople.as its only hope of maintaining any power as a government. News from Copenhagen that lz-zet Pasha has been appointed premier and minister of war in the new Turkish cabinet was interpreted as meaning, that the Germans still have a friend at court. Because of his long service tfs chief of tho Turkish army and his association with German officers Iwet Pasha is looked upon as friendly to Germany. The accuracy of the reports that the Union and Conservative club the most powerful organization in Turk'y, has been closed at the demand of the Turkish army staff was questioned by officials here who said such action would be tantamount of a military revolution. If the report Is true, they declared, anything might happen to Constantinople. Expect Turkey to Quit Amsterdam, r,ia or cause any explosions. * Former t.etlil>ridgc C.l'.K. Ofli-cial Advances to Assistant (Jen. Superintendent. Winnipeg. Oct. 17.-Tho following additional official cliangoH on the Canadian Pacific railway wero announced today: A. K, Stevens, now general superintendent of the Saskatchewan district, with hpachiuurtors at Moose Jaw, will microed Mr. Charles Murphy as gen-oral superintendent of tho Manlioba district with headuunrloi'H at Winnipeg- \V. A. Mather, now assistant general superintendent of the mkisli Columbia district with headquarters at Vancouver, will suecood Mr. Stevona at Mooso Jaw. C. A. Oottnrell, now superintendent nt MctiHurnn Hal, nml formerly ut l,olh-brldgo, will succeed Mr, Matlior as a�Kia(unt general suporintcmluiit nt Ywtiouver. WHOLE HUN ARMY BADLV BEATEN  Pauls, Oct. 17-The entire German army of Gen. Von Arniem is ' in retreat from the North Sea to the region of Lille, having been beaten back and overthrown by the allied attacks today. The retirement Is assuming the proportions of a rout. Seventeen divisions, comprise the army of Von Arniem. MARCHING ON OSTEND London, Oct. 17.-Belgian forces, which crossed the Yser river, are marching on Ostend, a seaport on the English Channel, The Belgians also made progress In the region north of Thorout and advanced In the direction of Thlelt. INTO MONTENEGRO Paris, Oct. 16,- (Delayed) - Austro-Germon forces In western Serbia have retired Into Montenegro and have, evacuated the town of DUKova, on the Serbc*-Montenegrian frontier, according to an official statement from the French war office. Under allied pressure the hostile forces are returning to Ipek. PRECIPITATE RETREAT. With the Allied Armies in Belgium, Oct. 16.-The Germans have started a retreat on a large scale from northern Belgium. French cavalry is approaching Thielt, seven miles from the bank* of the Ghent-Bruges canal. The canal itself is only ten miles from the border of Holland, So fast Is the enemy retreating that the French, British and Belgians have lost touch entirely with the enemy. The Belgian* advancing astride the Thorout-Bruges and Thorout-Ostend roads have defeated the Germans, who are retreating rap-Idly. Thl* undoubtedly I* one of th* war'* greatest and most vital vlc- (CONTlNUKl) OK PAOli Six) L BY PROVINCES OF OWN RESOURCES Calgary, Oct. 17,-There Is good reason to bolleve that tbs plan which the Hon. J, A. Calder has been discussing secretly with the governments of the western, provinces will evplve Into, com. plete control by the provinces of their natural resources, which ha* been the desire of the western provinces since the newer provinces were created. Mr, Calder, Dominion minister of Immigration, after a careful survey of the situation oame-to try* conclusion that any plan of land settlement which wa* limited to tho land now owned by the Dominion would fall very far short of what was desired, The plan under discussion new by the western representative*-Include* the ownership of the vacant lands and other resource* by the provinces,/ but goes much further than that in settling the vacant (paces in the w*�t. The scheme so far outlined provides machinery by which any vacant land may be taken over by the province, It I* auggetted that no vacant land will b* taken over until application I* mad* for It. Price will be arranged by arbitration if other, mean* fall, Th* purchaser will then have money advanced, by the government fer. the purchase. I - 265478 2?0929 ;