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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta / DON'T BE A QUITTER. BUY MORE VICTORY BONDS YOLl'MK XI. LKTIimtlDf'.K, ALBERTA. I'M DAY, OCTOHKH L>."i. 1!MN NUMBER 207 LLIED GAINS-TU ITALIANS START DRIVE-BRITISH MAKE NEW CAPTURES MUST QUIT TURKEY AND AUSTRIA MAY Turkey Ready for Peace; j Comment on Wilson Note Turkey Ready to Accept Peace on Terms of President Wilson, States Grand Vizier-Austria Ready to Surrender-London Comment on Wilson Note. Crowd Demands That the Kaiser Quit Throne i - PARIS, Oct. 25.-An enormous crowd assembled before the rcichstag buildino in Berlin calling for the abdication of Emperor William and the" formation of a republic, according to a special dispatch from Zurich tj L'lnfor'matlon. Dr. Karl Liebknecht, the Socialist leader who ha* just been released from prison, v/ar, applauded fr.-.ntically. He was compelled to enter a carriage filled with flowers, from which he made a speech declaring that the time of the people had arrived. MUST WEAR MASKS ON CALGARY CARS Calgary, (ic. ur.. --Ilet \>. i I-ii I"" :iml .In'.' cases ul' inl'liiwiza h;n| been n-ported in tlw cit> up in :i l.itt- iumr Ins! nighi. ami 1; Is est iniiite'l th>i: there ar.- ;n lca.-t :','in urn ri'|n>rl"(i. Il i.s nlrio suiil tha' tli'Tt: are :!"� i-asi-s at Sarcee (.'amp. Sn far the eases have iinl beep severe and only a few deaths have d"r'.- (Canadian Press dispatch from Hauler's'l -Replying in the house of commons to David Duv-ics, I ami Robert Cecil slated that tho government was tryhiK to. roach an agreement wilii its allies arid tti0 I tilled Stales which would enable a detailed scheme for a league of nations to ho drafted. ' Replying to Mr. Houston, J. 11. .Mcpherson conllrniod the statement, that I ho proud distinction of being the (Irst lo break the Himtcnhiirg Hup belong-cd lo tho Uritisli army. BELGIANS RELEASED The Hague, Oct, 25.-The Vater-land, in Its issue of yesterday, said it was reported that the political prisoners held by the Germans it Tumehaut, Belgium, northeast of Antwerp, Including Burgomaster Atjolphe. Max of Brussels, had been, released, Issii,. and sutfei' the imploasanl political malady of being loo clever hv half." Tho newspaper commends President Wilson's correct altitude toward the allies and especially welcomes his reference of tile matter of declaring an armistice to the military leaders). The Times; \ "If the Hermans Will not accept a j peace of Justice without violence, then violence will make them accept a just peace. The difference between Herman violence and the 'force without stint' which President. Wilson proposes, if necessary, to employ, is thai Herman warfare is in the service of rapacity, while the warfare of the allies Is violence lu the service of right-eousiiess," A Masterpiece of Diplomacy allies is violence in the � l.'nder the caption "tho retort courteous" the Post says: "President Wilson's note Ik a masterpiece of diplomacy, it rivets the Herman government to an unqualified acceptance of his peace terms. In what may bo called tho president's ultimatum, lie again offers the Herman people an opportunity to sot themselves as nearly right as may be and provides, at the same time, some guarantee of good faith." Tho Kxpress describes Sir. Wilson's note as Hie KreatoHt of the series of his mantei'ly stato papers. "II is supremely groat," the newspaper says, becauso it la simple, straight Monday's Victory Loah parade will make every other parade ever held in the city look like the thirty cents of slang language. The Rotary boys arc arranging stunts that will startle tlv; folks on Monday. The man, woman or boy, who misses the parade will be so mad that their tempers won't abate for days. The parade will have a* John Bull and in Uncle Sam, clowns, plenty of them, a barrel parade that will lauflh you into hysterics, three bands, including a Jn� band, the different organizations of the city, the kiddies of the men overseas and the veterans at home, and along with all of it, the Kaiser will be burned. When you hear the noise on Monday morning you will know the-* Victory Loan campaign and the big parade are about to start. Organizations intending to participate In the parade should r:g. ister at once at the Victory Loan office. Little Daiifthier of Mr. and Mrs. English Found After Years of Searching Ten years aro the little four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .1. Kuk-llsli, residini; on ;i farm north of Purple Springs, disappeared. Despite Hie greatest effort put forth to find trace of the little one. nothing was heard or se&n of In r until this yeur, when through a combination of fortunate circumstance-, the Utile girl, now a fine looking ;. .mug lady of fourteen 'years, was di.-covered by her mini, and is now residing with her at Minneapolis, where the parents have gone for the reunion with their long lost one. Completely Disappeared One summer day ten years ago, the little girl followed her father out of I the farm gale and down Hie I road, when he left for a trip lo town, j'i'he father looked back and'saw the j little tot coming along the road, but understood thai her mother was behind her, and that she would turn at Hie corner of Hie fence and go had; I lo tin- nouse. lint, the mother hail not j noticed the litiht girl's departure, and I from that moment she disappeared as I If swept entirely off the face of the 1 earth. Where she wont to or who did | eventually pick her up, remains a mystery. 1'or days and weeks, anil I \iioTnniA onnpp'BVui" yu""i' 'ihu imionts stiu,'o|u,(i' bi�! * VI 8 IKS A IsFlSriW Although no details nave been tc 1 IU 1 UlJJR UilvUU celvetl as to how the child was event- jnally recovered, it is known that the i im|,^ f,\ryA lU,nt happoned to lie in London. Oct. i"..-The King at l"Kef.soll, Out., some time ago. and Hucklngham Palace todav invested �uw the little girl on tho street, re-with the Victoria Cross, Pie. Andrew fognizliig her. She was living with llrlci'ton, "h Manitoba farmer, whose s*01"0 family who had taken her in father lives at Stralhclair. ltrierion, eharfie. single-handed attacked a . party of Naturally Mr. and Mrs. English wore machine gunners, securing nine pris- overwhelmed at iho news, and went oners and Inspired his platoon ' to tf) Minneapolis at oneo. charge and cainuro live remaining Three or four years ago, the, inter- New Vork, Oct. 25-Information which made it possible for German submarines to sink the vessel on which Lord Kitchener was lost was furnished the German government by the former Russian Czarina, according to an assertion made here last night by Henry K. Mapp, Salvation Army commissioner, who has Just returned from Russia, Mr. Mapp declared be learned in Russia that the Czarina maintained a orivate wire in her apartments at the winter palace in Pe-trograd, over which s+ie transmitted to the German government all information in regard to the military olans of the allies which was received by Russia as an ally. Mr. Mapp, including former Premier Kerensky with Trotrky and Lenlne, declared the three were responsible for Russia's chaos. "When Kerensky first came into nower he had the interest of Russia at heart." he said, "but he soon succumbed to German pressure." GOVTllW WESTERNERS GET forward, unequivocal and candid. No I l'"�l�- The King also bestowed the oslli.g case was revived In the public Those Who Cumc To Country Recently Not To He Exempted Ottawa, Oct. 25.-With the return of western ministers to Ottawa the cabinet council is taking up th.9 exempHon of Mennonites. Although no official announcement ,->f policy has yet been made, it is understood that an order-in-coun-cil is now under consideration ^ which w'll strictly limit Mennonites from .eing exempted. _ The old order-in-tionell of the '70's which allowed exemption from military service was. In the nature of an agreement bstwt-.^n the government of the day and certain Mennonlte emigrants, under ,'hich the Mennonites were exempted from compulsory military service If put Into force. The language of the old order being rather indefinite has, it Is said, led to an application of its regulations wider than it was intended from the contex. Th* new order-in-council will probably limit exemption to such Mennonites as are descendants of the original Mennonlte colonists. An official .announcement, however, will be made shortly. It is. also proposed to show who are to be claused as Mennonites. Iho lives of many of his comrades. man quite can toll what Or. Soli' and Prince Maximilian really mean. No ono can fail to understand what President Wllnon means." Aflov eulogizing the note of J'reai-dant Wilson as "an ndmlrublo state-1 � British views. The newspaper thinks |'4� that. It the moment, thero Is no more, : than a chance that the Germans will must he ready for such an /timorgoncy j ? ----------- - c Victoria Cross on Corp. Fred Copplus ml�d 1,v tlle dlaeovory at Tabor of i of Calgary, who rushed a nost of tUo i'0b�Uns of a small child which machine guns single-handed, saving was,for n ilme believed to havo boon HARRY LAUDER CALLED TO MILITARY SERVJCE London, Oct. 20.--When Harry Lauder arrived at Dundee thoatro ho reeelved a notice calling him to military servico. Ho la forty-eight years old. Hie remains of the littlo Kngllsh girl and it was thought then that the mystery had found its conclusion in trtifredv. until the parents were able to detluitoly satisfy themselves that the remains were not those of their little girl. It was believed at one time that Indluns had carried oft the girl. TH� WCATHEK High ....................... Low ....................... Forecast-Fair and cool 49 23 Amsterdam. Oct. 25.-The German reichstag' has given Prince Maximilian, the imperial chancellor a vots of confidence, the Vote standing 193 to 52, according to Berlin dispatches received here. Twenty-three "of the members did not vote. , LONDON, Oct. 25.-The British have captured Maing, southwest of Valenciennes, Field Marshall Halg announces. The British have also captured Vendegies-sur-Ecaillon, on the front below Valenciennes. A German counter-attack was repulsed and fighting was resumed early this morning. TAKE LOT OF PRISONERS WITH THE ALLIED ARMIES, Oct. 25.-Since Wednesday morning the British 3rd army has taken 6,000 prisoners and the 1st and 4th armies each hjvc taken 1,200. making a total of 8,400. More than 100 cannon were captured Wednesday and Thursday. FIERCE FIGHTING IN PROGRESS WITH THE ALLIED ARMIES IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM, Oct. 25. - (4.30 a.m.)-(By the Associated Press)-Fighting which compared In fierceness to almost any during war continued through the night on the field of the great battle north and south of Valenciennes. Belated reports � indicate that the British have entered the German defenses, gaining considerable ground and pressing eastward slowly, but surely. GREAT VICTORY FOR SERBS LONDON, Oct. 25.-The 8erbians have defeated the armies of the enemy in the valley of the great Morava Tiyer, says an official .Serbian announcement. The enemy Is retreating In disorder. HEAVY FIGHTING AMERICAN FRONT PARIS, Oct. :;5.-(Havns)-The fighting along the American front or both sides :f the Mouse Is particularly fierce. The Germans appear to be making a despairing effort to hold their pcsitlons In this vital sector. Information received here gives the impression that they cannot resist much longer in their present positions. y GERMANS KILLED SICK PEOPLE PARIS, Oct. 25.-In the town of Stamand, north of Valenciennes, which has been captured by the British, the Germans left 11,000 inhabitants and 1,000 sick persons from the region who were in hospitals in the centre of the town. On the following day, Oct. 22, the Germans bombarded Stamand, directing particular attention to the hospital. A large number of patients were killed. CAPTURED MON8TER GERMAN PLANE WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY NORTHWEST OF VERDUN. Oct. 25.-(By the Associated Press)-Americans captured an Immense German armored battle plane Wednesday north of Breuilles. The machine was virtually intact. Just when the machine landed is unknown. Infantry forces found the monster. ^ CAPTURED TWO VILLAGES PARIS. Oct. 25.-On the Alsne front east of Rethel, French troops have captured the villages of Ambly and Fleury, taking 100 prisoners the war office announced today. 7000 Prisoners London, Oct. -I. - The Hrltish troops have overcome the enemy along- the whole front hot ween the riamhrc cunal ami Hie Scheldt and their advance is being continued, Field Marshal Halg reports from headquarters tonight. Since yesterday morning the Uritisli have taken seven thousand prisoners ami more than lint Kim*. Bombard Ry. Centres With the American Army in Fr'.ice, Thursday. Oct. Jl.--(Uy the Associated Pressi.- -American lii-luch guns, manned by American bluejackets, co- operating with the French, began fir. ing on German railroad centres back; of the Serre-Olse front on Wednosday. Tlie Americans directed their shots against, railroad supply stations ami junctions in Hie region of Verviuen and also in the vicinity of Hozoy. Progttess of French Loudon. Oct. 25.-(1 p.m.)- Frenclt forces, advancing northeastward be-tween the Oise and the Poron, a trtbu* tary of the Sorre, huvo penetrated tho village, of La Forte, northeast of Vll� iers. The'French also havo made an. advance further east along the Serru and the Souche. PEACE DELEGATE ASKING PROTECTION Represents President in All Discussions With Allies on Peace Terms Washington, Oct: 2">.-Col, House, President Wilson's conlldentlal advisor, has h.'en sent to Euvope ns tho personal representative of tho president on an oih.'ial mission. This an-liounccmont Is authorized olllclally. but further inform.b'icm is withheld. It is understood, ltb^vevor, that the visit of Col. House to Li vnpo at this time ifi connection with � * Mint|itnamt , - a porTtcm^f Mobile v. The ibi�ab(t�ut8 of < tbe�t districts, he said, v/ere unarwad^mjd uoorcauiged aud had no means Mr preventing murder or plltaie. The people asked thaY evacuated territory be occupied by Awerlcau, French of British trooBB, . . 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