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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 1, 1919, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                TODAYS WEATHER FAIR AND COLD Temperatures Yesterday Minimum UNITY WITH IN CHURCH Although church unionis yet to be the men of Winnipeg Protestant churches have formed an effective MARCH MORNING French MissionOccupies Seats on Floor of House During Debate Lord Reading Comes to Bid Farewell to TALKS TARIFF Member for Lunenberg Criticizes Canada Food BoardOpposition May Offer Amendment NATIONAL HOME FOR JEWS QUA house today was favored with the presence of General As is usual with dis timrulshed General Pau and tte members of the French mission with occupied seats on the floor directly to the right of the speaker s chair They came in just before ad while the debate on the address was still in progress Curiously one of the Frenchspeak members from Ethier of Two had the floor and he was launching forth on an at tack on The halfempty house rapidly filled as the distin guished wearing his simple service was escorted to his Onall sides members immediately rose and gave three enthusiastic General Pau bowed his ack and Ethier paused in his speech on prohibition to make grateful reference to the distinguish ed Then seizing the physio logical he continued in French to the huge amusement of his Frenchspeaking Is it he that at this time sve thus annul our commercial treaty concluded between France and Canada Is it fitting that at this time the importation of French wines should tie stopped or even curtailed Ethier did not pursue hisargu He adjourned the and the house being adjourned a moment later members were in turn presented to the Tarlier in the of reference to the contentious subject of the If you are goingto rip up the tariff now when the boys are coming he we shall have in Canada not but Cockshutt that the only way to arrive at a satis factory tariff was by From the opposition bench William of criticized the government for what he termed un necessary In this Duff specially men tioned the Canada food the de partment of public and national registration under the Can May Offer definite decision has been reach ed by the opposition as to whether or not any amendments will be moved to the address in reply to the speech from the nor said the chief whip would any decision be arrived at before The ex is that at least one amendment will be This is often the practice In order to en able the leading spokesmen of the opposition to comment upon any matters which crop up subsequent to their speches on the main It is unlikely that any amendments which may be moved will relate to the as it is understood that the opposition is reserving its criticism of government policy in tMs refrard un til the budsret is brought when New ing thai he had relumed to the United Slates to bid au revoir to the United Stales government and who had been generous in their treatment of Lord the British accompanied by j Lady Sir Grimwood j Charlton and Captain Guy arrived here today aboard ihe Cunard liner The in a statement to the added that the moment now approaches when I must resume my duties as lord chief justice of Apropos of alleged dissensions at Lord Reading said thai it had already become apparent that thzse who relied upon a breach between the associated powers were doomed to He said that ihe powers assembled in Paris are deter mined to arrive by agreement at interests of all the British dominions lions of ihe momentous problems af will be well looked after by carefully feeling ihe fulure peace of government policy will be re It is expected that the dfbate will not be concluded until the latter part of nest week as the list of speakers is still No Discrimination Against Following the tabling of a number of ordersincouucil by the govern ment and the appointment by the house of several standing Charles Murphy drew attention to cable despatch in the Toronto Globe to the effect that Canadian imports to Great Britain were beinu discriminated against as compared TOh American and Scandinavian im Sir Thomas White said the govern ment had no official tout tie was satisfied that Great Britain had not discriminated and would not at any time discriminate against the interest of Have any inquiries been made by government Murphy 1 despatched a cable last night for Sir Thomas I have received no reply In replyto a rjuestion when the re Port of the auditorgeneral would be Sir Thomas White said he re gretted to have to announce to the rose that the auditorgeneral had Jtessed Duff Continues The debate on the address in reply to speech from the throne was resumed by the Liberal member for to He re trie reasons given his McCurdy for as parliamentary under for the department of civil reestablishment as in that there must be some Inf wrong with the methods The Canada Food he had served no useful during itnonths the department of public wrmation in the opinion bf merely to boost the gov and the Canada registration Was a useless expenditure of wwic money and a costly w p ny to the j after referring to Parliament was at last said thS ln peace instad of war brin the boys coming home were them problems which shmt met aild Cock uit strongly criticized McMas shevi le defence of Bol wiiiVS which were ab on wlilasteiMr Cockshutt went bad awn his inspiration from a citing lne Manchester Before tlle war began the man u i was proGer Great R H paper had its TCav a min woud never have sent ECONOMIUNTERESTS Canada to Be Well Repre sented on Two Committees to Be Constituted Zionist That Mandate for Protectorate Over Palestine Be Given to Britain Cable From John economic GRANTTOSOLDIERS Alberta Legislature Unanimous ly Agrees on Appointment of Commission on Gas Charges promised debate in the legislature on the question as to whether or not the federal government should be to consider extending a cash grant to eyery soldier hi lieu of land or other did not materialize today owing to the withdrawal of the motion by of who first proposed the McCallum did not withdraw his firm opinion that the chosen who will serve upon two powerful committees which are being constituted deal with these Yesterday afternoon the empire under the chairmanship of Lord gave detailed consideration as the best means these ends could be Sir Robert Borden and Sir George Foster attended on behalf of It was arranged that the five Brit ish members of the supreme econ omic council should be drawn from a panel upon which all the British dominions would be and in there would be brought into being a special all British committee which would col laborate with the British representa tives on the suggesting poli cies and formulating machinery to achieve the purpose for which the council had been Sir George Foster will represent Canada OB the British and when matters specially affecting the Dominion are being dealt with he will serve on The func tions of the as already out lined in these are of first It controls for the period of the the extent and character of the dis tribution of food to all European allocation df raw materials and rebuilding and has now matter up again during the present session if he so The act respecting arrears of taxes was given a second reading after be ing briefly explained by Another second reading agreed to after the house was on the verge of a division was that of the federal government bill aims at the abolition of private employ ment Municipal Hospitals Progress was reported on the new municipal hospitals act which was considered in the committee of There was no objection to the prin ciple of but certain details responsiblty were dis cussed from practically every Without a dissenting voice the legislature agreed to the appointment of a roval commission to investigate the charges of fraud preferred by Alex member for Central Cal in connection with the agree ment between the Calgary Natural Gas company limited and the City of Ross expressed the opinion that the council of the City of Calgary should bear a fair share of the cost of this North pointed out that under the terms of the supposedly fraudulent a perpetual franchise had been fast ened upon the people of and the most rigid inquiry was needed to bring the facts to RECORD IN ENTRIES Brandon Winter Fair Opening Mon to be Big Event from Lanada would not save us shun 7he said Cock iately enfranchised women that the do for the labor man I he to what they were tContinusd onizs proposal to give a cash grant to sol1 been charged with determining to diers on an footingfor equal what degree this control should be services was sound in and continued during the reconstruction he reserved the right to bring period to follow the signing qf Canada Vitally Interested Canada as a source of raw materials and supplies for is vitally interested in the policy of the and the right to repre sentation which has now been con sidered has been strongly Upon the economic yet to be which is to decide upon the economic provisions of a general there are to be two representatives of the British over seas and it may as sumed that Canada will supply one of these This com mission will have a number of sub one ofwhich will have to report on the future status of pre war commercial treaties to which en emy countries were parties and among the law officers to this work will be remitted will be the Canadian minister of The creation of a national home for which was before the conference council is a matter of worldwide Zion ists desires were expoundedto the conference by head of the movement in and Palestine Under Mandatory Power A proposal is that Palestine be re constituted within its ancient boun daries from Dan to Beergheba under a government organized and controll ed by a mandatory It is not intended to establish a Jewish na tional but if a national home is made available under the government Zionist organization will settle and develop the country malt ing possible an autonomous govern ment of this character at some later The Jews now number or onesixth of the but by irrigation and reclamation it is be lieved the country may afford homes for perhaps Jews who proceed to Palestine from Arabia and other countries will be taking their part in the revival of an ancient with common customs with Hebrew as a common language and with a university already established for the reestablishing of Hebrew Zionist Favor British Protection The Zionist wish is known to that the mandate for the protectorate over Palestine be given to the British This is also declared to be the preference of Jews of the United The question of Palestine involves the larger problem of the disposition of The French Jiajve always regarded the term Syria as describing the territory from the Taurus moun tains to have considered Palestine as an integral part of in which they claim prescriptive rights by reason of their traditional position Turkish capitulation as the protectors of the Christians In the The of the west are claiming territory from Dan to the Taurus mountains as a part of their prejected giving it an outlet to the While they agree to the formation of Pales tine as a separate country with rights for Jew and both these groups desire Britain as the while the or Christian have a traditional friendship for This is one of the territorial ques tions the conference which will require to be by some form of perhaps on the prin ciple of compensation Premier Lloyd Georges which was scheduled for has been postponed until next ow the labor troubles in Britain Upon his and with Premier Clemenceau also In the conference council will devote itself to the three most serious territorial questions before the FrancoGer man boundary the future ownership of the Eastern Adriatic and the provision of access to the sea for A decision upon the last if reached in mav be in cluded in the new armistice terms which will be submitted to Germany within the next Mean while lesser territorial questions aje being dealt with by special com which are expected to make full recommendations by the middle of Westmount Man Seeking Divorce Henry of is applying for a divorce from his wife Helen Catherine now of vicepresident of the western will open the winter fair at 8 oclock Monday So heavy are the horse 375 in it has been found necessary to build another barn to accommodate Xn the boys calf feeding competition are 55 the largest on Fifty entries have been in the fat steers class and the swine and sheep are also big Poultry fanciers will have birds to look Many especially are already on the Out of town directors are hard at work witH the local officials preparing for the BLIZZARDSJN Huge Drifts and Delayed Train Service in ManyStates were reported in Ne braska and South The storm was working eastward and the weather bureau predicts zero weather for Chicago tonight or In Minnesota a stock train stalled in the snow was struck by a pas senger two persons being killed and a number Near a passenger train with 25 was stalled in the states affected reported o huge drifts with train service In Nebraska the temperature ranged from two below at Omaha and JJn oolnto 16 below at Twenty Below Zero in tures in Nebraska today ranged from 16 degrees below zero at Valentine in the northwestern part of the state to 2 below at WILSON TO RETURN TO EUROPE ON WEDNESDAY parations for President Wil sons return to France were completed today at the White He will sail on the George Washington Wednes day after he speaks on Tuesday night on the league of with former President Ludendorff Says Kaiser Knew in A ugust Last That War Was Lost de After the collapse of spatch from Berlin quoles an inter according to the Luden mith General for dorff demanded that the German merly first quartermaster of Ger government make an effort for in which Ludendorff repeats but said it was a mistake to former statements that he desired say that he demanded an armistice peace on the basis of the status quo within twentyfour both in I9J7 and early in dorff dwell on the Kaisers love Ludendorff is reported to have of peace in the said thai the events in August of He said that the emperor was last year showed that the value of informed of the entire situa home units in the German army and after AugAst 8 recognized had and that an im that the war could not be won by provemenl Was not to be expected in view of the fact that the war had Ludendorff denied reports of broken the will of the people at dissension between the emperor and Afterward the ground had the crown He said the become said crown prince often spoke of peace and he informed the government by an was no longer possible to Ludendorff expressed a willing make Germanys enemies desire ness that his actions should be tried peace by means of and lhat before any unprejudiced men of Warfare should be ended common BILUOULD CONTROL TRANSPORT ON LAND Every Form of Conveyance Af for Govern ment Control of Railways Wire less of the governments transport which has been introduced in shows that it will give the minister of transport complete control over every conceivable form of land trans The bill provides that com plete management of the railways of the United Kingdom is to be con ducted by the state for two partly to enable the government to make the railways pay and partly to facilitate the movement of men and material during the period PORTAGE GRAIN GROWERS MEET Endorse Farmers Platform and Favor Fixing of Price of 1919 Wheat Crop of Complete power is given to the minister during the two years to settle all railway rates and salaries and wages and conditions of and to make any alter ations in the policy of the roads and accounts that he may deem advis The minister is authorized to pur chase various kinds of railway com panies by agreement or by compu provisions he ole or in Under thes could in any light street car inland waterways or Portage la The liveliest interest in questions momentous to the agriculturists of the west was manifested at the an nual meeting of the Portage Prai rie district Grain Growers associa ion held andas a result very many important resoltions were debated and The attendance was the largest in the history of the and although the spacious city council chamber had been requisitioned for the it proved totally inade quate to accommodate the large number of farmers who had come in from all parts of the and the venue had to be the And At the opening Mayor Metcalfe extended the citys welcome to the and during the day addresseswere delivered by Winnipeg Miss Miss and Resolutions were as fol lows Favoring the fixing of the price harbor and dock undertaking during of the 1919 wheat endorsing the farmers platform and asking that the I representative of the Portage la i Prairie division in the house of com the flrst two years of the TRIPLE TRAGEDY r be required to pledge himself support and work forthe adoption Jealous Husband Kills Mis Wire and oj tjle measures sought by the plat Then Suicides j utiless some fereat national is people are deadas the result of a snooting hich occurred at the railroad the appalling object of and daylight o so a Trunk engineenamed Caving was also unanimously carried Arthur then killed his wife it being the feeling of the meeting shot a unworkable to Sarnia man and ran from this city to He is believed to have no The is used as a boarding house for railwaymen who finish their runs here prior to their taking their return All to this the victims belong DRINK ALCOHOL TWO Others Partake of Concoction and Are Very Parry jodies of two men were CRIME IS MOSTLY Grand Jiry Advocates Drastic Steps Towards Starting Children Right APPALLED AT IGNORANCE Public Institutions Generally in Good Recommendations It was decided to request Arthur Portages to use his best efforts for the defeat of the The following resolution was also adopted Be is resolved that the Portage la Prairie Grain Growers most emphatically endorse and sup port the bill presented by in provincial leg to eliminate all gambling in wheat and other food which not only robs the producer aa well as the consumer but also has a detrimental effect upon the morals of those engaged in this most de is receiving a salary Drastic steps should be taken im mediately to educate all children of foreign in the country prevent the spread of This is the advice of the grand jury on turn ing in the report yesterday afternoon of their Inspection of all govern mental The jurymen claimed that 80 per of the crime comingup for hearing before them in this was committed by those of foreign Most of the girls and appearing as could neither read or By a more forcible method of compelling these children to attend the amount of crime in would Commencing their which was signed toy fore the grand jury thanked Judge Curran for his explanation of the criminal code which greatly aided they in dealingwith the 49 cases dealt with toy They likewise thanked John deputy for his aid in handling the numerous Judge in dismissing the grand announced his satisfac tion atihe knowledge thatthey were receiving an increase of pay for their When jurymen previously received but per day they were now getting In thanking them all forHheir services the judge mentioned the benefits of a body of unbiased government insti Reports on the following buildings were turned in by the after hav ing made a careful inspection ofeach the jury having been given every help toy each Provincial The Grand Jury report that they were given every facility in inspect ingthis and found the ad ministration of the building toeing conducted in a very satisfactory They much im pressed with the treatment accorded the prisoners as well as the cleanli ness of the It is recommended that prisoners confined in the jail should be given a bath once a week instead of once every second No complaints were received from any ft the pris Congratulations were extended to theattorneygenerals department for the change recently made in the for the meals of the Where the inmates of the jail had previously toeen fed in their own cells they now eat together in a common dining Records show that are 73 prisoners at the according to the grand jury of whom are at the prison Prisoners suffering from loathsome diseases should toe segregated from the other Medical according to the show that there are a number df such cases at the Prisoners awaiting trial should he kept separate from other prisoners and not toe allowed to communicate with each ThisMvould prevent the discussion of No complaints were made by either the chief turnkey or the The consider that the deputy who at different periods is in full charge of the insti Lady Laurier is Not in Need of Nations Bounty is under stood that the government has tender ed to Lady Laurier the offer of a pen and that she has declined It would appear thai Sir Wilfrids estate was of considerable due largely to the fact that some years ago a number of Liberal friends arranged for him an annuity of some Sir Wilfrid died in harness and had been drawing his sessional in demnity and his allowance as which have been sufficient to meet the needs of his simple The annuity been practically un and has been accumulating ihrqiigh careful In his property on Laurier which originally cost in the neighborhood of is now valu ed ON LABOR DISPUTES Two Representatives Each From and Em ployees Besides Chairman NOTICE OF BILL GIVEN Farm Implement Bill s Support From Both Sides of Legislature i in ths i t r T r IN in tuo Lady Laurier is m introduced a bill respect quiie if not cir and is not in need of the nations will the OF RIGHT TYPE Confidence Expressed They Will lie Able to Solve Problems in Development Confidence unbounded in the ability of the men of business in Winnipeg and Manitoba to solve the problems looming up large in the industrial development of the city and was the keynote at the banquet held under the auspices of the Western Canada Development bureau of the board of Financial business ing industrial which it is for i up of a board of five on which employers employed will be equally with neutral chairman selected by the With approval from both sides of the Farm Implement bill received second after its provisions had been explained by its the member for Swan He explained there has been a strong demand from the farmers for the which is designed to prevent misrepresenta tions on the part of salesmen by means of a standard contract to safe guard the rights of the of which the member for Boniface respecting the Greater Winnipeg Water the interest charges on the bonds be paid for the actual water It is have the effect of increasing the burden of Winnipeg by several thousand At present the interest is charged against the land the whole water which embraces a number of subur ban Notice of a resolution in favor of an allround reduction of the customs tariff and of a reduction by onehalf of the duty on goods imported from Great has been given by manufacturers and and G tives of the people in legislature I has announced his intention were represented amongthe to move the house recording itself was generally expressed that while grave difficulties surmounted if the wheels of business are to turn sufficiently to take care of the returning yet there was nothing of an insurmountable Labor and its demands came in for considerable attention and the dom inant note in this connection was that labor the past had not received share of the things of There and in the future aO closer relationshipbetween the men who supply the money the men who do the Premier Norris made thefcinpunce cnca ment that it had been practically de cided by the government to institute an Industrial Dispute Settlement to be composed of two repre sentatives of labor and two repre sentatives of The whole against the reintroduction of the Daylight Saving The bill further amending the Win nipeg charter to permit the city posing an income tax was given second reading without the house committing Itself to the principle of the A bill to produce dealers in Manitoba was introduced by On the motion of a bill enabling municipalities or parts of unite to erect or purchase a union was read a second time as waa Dill by W providing for the licensing of harbors and a board of Farm Implement 4 i member for Swan in speaking to explained how 11WW JlILtL object m to been introduced last sessioh ijlt was over for considerationduring the bring Capital and Labor closer to getherand into more friendly re He was he to the fixing of a price for The price of wheat was a great factor in the cost of living and in his opinion a fixed price was no longer He also presaged the formation of a Bureau of Scientific enquiry in order that definite and exact infor orrme at Nobel The men were Bert moralizing practice and that Samuel we request the central exe cutJVe to a pure acohordand acetoe are used i Creek directors aiconoi aua auciuuo T T largely in the manufacture of cordite Muir High and and large quantities of the stuff aae i Alleged Slayer of Auer a Munich who early in the week was said to have been the man who shot and killed Herr Bavarian min ister of the is now under United States and Russia have been postponed by the federal reserve and similar action has been taken by the authorities of Great Britain and It is understood that one purpose of the step is to stop the financing of Bolshevik pro The total paid advertising carried by the Free Press for the month of was Agate Lines A Quarter of a MiOSoat Limes Greater Than the Same 1918 Total Paid Display Agate Total Paid Classified Agate Agate The sain in paid display over was Agate and the gain in paid Classified A Total I increase of Agate Lines The Free Press takes this opportunity of thanking all those who have assisted in making this excellent increase MANITOBA FREE PRESS inadequate with his They therefore recommend an in especially considering his having been 18 years in the After investigating the circum stances surrounding the case of John who Is held temporarily at the jail for evidence in one of the the jury recommend the young man be let out of penitentiary Boniface The institution is in flrst class order according to the The flre escape in the opinion of the visiting is poor and necessitates investigating by the provincial fire Signs denoting fire exits are very More signs or red lights should be placed for the direction of the in i Selkirk Cottage The management of this institution is in good reports the claim that similar to the Boniface the fire drilling protection is It is recommended that fire extinguish ers be placed throughout the building in proper water mains should be connected with the Selkirk mains as soon as possible to facili tate Former grand jurors likewise advocated such but without Under present the loss of life would be inevitable in case of report the Selkirk Hospital for the There are over forty returned sol diers in this and the jury men strongly advocate that they should toe removed from the institu tion especially those not seriously affected and confined in a separate It is considered an in justice to confine in an asylum those who have rendered their country such Many of the soldiers at the according to the visiting have not been properly com An expert alienist should be em ployed by the government to work in conjunction with the superintendents for the betterment of the Over forty inmates of the asylum have been confined for a nurrtber of and have become advocate should be placed in a separate where they could be taken care This build ing could be called A rest home for the oW and feeble The asylum is reported under ex cellent All the depart ments appear to be in good exception of the Gramophones and moving picture de vices should be placed in the in stitution owing to the noticeable lack Deaf Dumb New and suitable quarters should he procured for the The recess for fuller During the intervening time the opinion of grain implement and others had been heard and the whole matter thoroughly There was a strong demand from the farmers for such a measure as was The member for Swan River re J bill JVVtHl 1C mation as to the natural resources of j ferred to the misrepresentations fre the province might be arrived The j iuentlv made by whicl government had already made a start Mater were repudiated bv the eompanv in this direction in the appointment The bm sought to have a standard of Professor by which the purchaser pjor would be The bill will Professor who uas also aeek to prevent the misieadins the first speaker introduced by the whicii appeared in imple gave a ment and furthermore splendid address on the resources of insist n reyalrs currcd Manitoba as to its natural mineral I wjtnin to the inability industries he characterized as stable industries of the Railroad dei Jos Hamelin complimented the velopment he urged as a nrst jor this I which he characterized as one of the c cracerze as one o e Edward Brown spoke of the introduced into ancial end if Manitoba is given con during tne jn which lle ilaci trol of its natural intimat been a ing that this was likely at an early Jonn He the plan upon which the government Several millions of uollars or capital were ready and the industrial development of Graham added further pHmentary The bjll would certainly provide a long felt Hfi thought such a measure wouM be especially necessary in view 01 the of JUinnc worp HHHIUGI ui so soon as conditions were j who mlght be taking up im1 sufficiently 1 i who would be largely ignorant Coyne gave a on suoh machinerv The Sale of Shanes act in wiiicn strewn with wrecks of farms ruined pointed out that the act was a misreprcsentaUons of ranee to development of industries m agents toid of a system in operation in m which city a Foundation Company liad been started by means of which smaller industrial concerns were firmly on their Waugh told of industrial con cerns who had sought to establish themselves in Winnipeg but had not found the necessary He advocated the establishment of a bureau which would ascertain and place the facts before the Carter believed prices of things should be reduced in order that construction might go This ana members added to the bene dictions with which the bill was sent on to the i1 Wars Fitting Li Another measure which met with generalapproval was the Municipal Hospital the second ii which was moved by Mai 1 This explained the would enable a single or parts to co Ii operate in the erection or purchase W and of a union I j The whole matter was left in the hands of the who would not only vote upon the money bylaws but i he was being followed in upon the location or site of tne the United Parneli spoke on j jn he the honorable member urging that great care be exercised j too little attention had been in the imposition of pajd to the obligation resting upon Alsip emphasized the fact I the community in the matter or that it was necessary to establish hospital Now that closer relationship between employers and Roland ami the latter member for Ruperts dwelt on the possibilities that de velopment holds out for fact mentioned by the Ed ward Brown was that a pulp and paper mill enterprise at Grand Rapids will be established as soon as the promoters are satisfied that cords of pulp wood are they were considering suitable memorials for the heroic dead who had given their lives during the great he couid conceive of no worthier memorial than a municipal Since this matter had been introduced the honorable member declared he had received numerous communica tions commending the Wiltons bill regulating and licensing of barbers received its second The member jjeuunu mejnuer John Morrison said that why the measure waa instead of cords there was cords Continued on DAVIDS DAY As announced in the Welsh language in yesterdays the flag of red dragon ram standing on a green ground in a white will fly tiver the Free Press building which Is the festival of the patron saint of In the past many un qualified persons had engaged in thia business and the public compelled to suffer The bill provided 1 for a board of the issuing of and regulations as to j sanitary Winnipeg Income in moving the second reading of the bill to amend the Win nipeg whereby the city would be enabled to increase its i by the imposition of an income admitted that whilst sponsoring the bill at that he vf03 none to sure that he would support it should come to its final He thought the should go to the Continued pace   

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