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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMK XII. MAI1, KIHTION ALBEBTA. 'JTKSDAY. APRIL. 1, ISMO Nl'MBEH l.U WELCOME HOME, i 39TH! Huns Face Huge Debt To Allies Total Reparation Kill Mounts lo They Can't. Pay SO TOTAL JkVILL JIE SCALED DOWN pTORONTO. March Bayard Swope, irr a specia! to the Mall arid Empire from Paris TROLLEY WRECK POUT IiniON. Midi.. wcrt; hijurcil. HOIK- 01 tbtin ly, wbtn au intcrurljpii rar on tin1! I'niied Halhvays tlie tracK on u .sharp cuivu BOLSHEVIKI OF hern rolled doxvu inju OF "RED" IDEA! THROUGHOUT THE U.S. KAROLYI TO BLAME From HUSSKI KAHULYI IU til-Mi.1C i 1UIU IXU5 rARis, I to Hunfary Ttlls News of currents in pofscssion of the 1 Movement APRIL FOOL! HE-HAW! PARIS, Do French andi Rumanian govern- ments, the newspapers say. prove that the advent of the communist regime in Hungary due in a great part to a mantscu'. re of Count Karolyi in collaboration wit'n the German government. The movemnet was aimed d-rectly at the allied- powers, it is added. -I am 'able to present, herewith exclusively the tabulated survey i of damages, the figurei compris- ing lots of plants and services en- force d under acts of deportation otherwise'. France, Belgium. Great Britain. Russia, including Poland, Italy, Serbia, Rumania, United States, Greece, Cr.echo-SIovakia, Japan, Portugal, China, Slam, Armenia. and about Total, MUST SCALE IT DOWN "This Hit will be final verification, but it will furnish the for claims that wilTbe pre- sented to' Germany when the draft of the treaty is undertaken. Distribution of damages in repara- tion will necessarily be made on ihe basis of.the claims for Bel- gium, w'x? wHL certainly be enlitie'd a firmer ihari of'her los'sss than ny other "nation, with France >nd running next in the orijer of "preference. "The total as thus' presented it Above the German capacity to pSy and must be down to A col- lectible is liksly to fart" between twenty and thirty billion dollars. "It may be said with confidence that the figures as given will be tubmitled to the enemy as justly falling within the definition cf reparations in the'Original armis- tfce. It is lo nole lhat the do pension payment, as they are not consid- ered as coming within the pre- scribed category." Deal With Reparation PARIS. April lAs'Cuhted tcciing of appreheufion over Mm laek o[ progre.'.3 in ilift lit.iiT treaty, pcrpiflU; In United Stales .circles here. tUIfcrmKCs liavc j irisen Kavc mt reached Uie status nf j i dcirilock. Thft principal difficulty j ha? llcnn. In scilling upon ro- j parationa lo ilie jieiv ji.cjth-' or iMrinchts. ,'oy lliu j Frencli delegation. Tills plan j jrcsenied on "Saturday licrnre iho c-oimrtl Gf four "and covered 20 tyne-J irrlltCT) It is safd lhat the i 'rentier on -ilie ve- of. military tsafclv along I'.ic ahine. I John A. Hcid. Former Agenl td l-'iame Civil Her- vahls' tension Act 1 KD.MONTON. yl- nailer riiiiil-s Ktc.vart (ho I aftErnyoii lhat llm chlr-f j Johii A. IteM. foruurly Al- in l.'o-.nlun. liml been U-oteU for ilic iHwiUuii of t'liiticmy offu'cr m y year liitcauso Mr. Htcwart Ih-r I proposed of tin; natural rc- i ccs ilie fotlcral to tiru- ivincial Kovf-rnineiit. lit 'fpr Is "mcdc. Air. tiiiswnri .Mr. Ileid ivill liiive tJnrge of the 'details on accourl of liis previrMirf jjcrlcncc-with clerk or, caWo pwullvc council under Che -Ninth T1... v-uh. I'nited Now cursed at Peace Conference Favored STATES KIPK FOR UE VOLUTIONS! PARJS. March Another wireless message sent by Tchit- chcrin, Russis.i foreign minister to Bela Kun. foreign minister in the Hungarian government, has fctsn intercepted by the French government wire- less operators. The messafle was seijt last Sat- urday and deals with alleged spread of Bolshevism, it says: "The movement certainly is gaining in America. American newspapers say the states of New York. Pennslyvania, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan are esprcirHy imprcnnr.tcd by Bol- shevism. riot has taken place in Eir'jilphia, which certainly must be attributed to.Bolshevist influence.1' PARiS, April started a story this morning that Col. E. M. House had announced that the treaty had been signed. The report rapidly spread all over Paris and the telephone wires thi States headquarters in the Hotel de Crillon becam_e hot inquiries as to the truth of the rumor. It did not take !o'ng. however, for inquiries to realize the char- acter of tr.c reoa'rt when they were rermnded that todsy was April 1. City Vkes Holiday to Demonstrate Affection For First Unit to Return 39th Battery With Licul. Filmer in Charge tically Whole Population on Hand lo Greet Real Demonstration Citizens; Have Been Able to turning Soldiers. Civil Servant's Pension Schenv; said Of. ihe tcrw.i _Ml. Rlevart alao said lli'il :ll licaid bcfop j adopted, declared thr.t it wns Ihe in- i tcntiuii of (be government to rexlucr.-> suLiivics of tio iiersoiis but-'lo pro- j vide for promotions out of the iircs- J PHI grading until iliOy came miilor Utic new system. He hcally that he stuod by Mr. Reiil's liiat Kfnietl. L was niiidt jt.i'.ly returned men wen [on gcivtnmicfit soivlce 1 lo do u nresont. i April. ro the beins_ taken E Fjendi foreign office indicate, icre it was Hungiiriau resolut'ou was stageil hugely with pnrpo.'u of test ills jtbp of ibo ihe An Unholy Mess Tl It ill Accept Wages and Oondil- ians'as Oiillined hySankey LONDON, March Delegates from the ScoUiih minerc at a needing at Glaiqow have endorsed the terrfii at to wages ah'd working based on the report of the coal commisiiofl, of which Justice Sir John Saifccy is chairman, and have advised the miners to accept (hem. A similar action has been taken by the mlncn' association! In the Yorkshire CFtveFznd fields, Ihe Lancashire mln- cri are reported to be generally sttisfitd, LOSE MILLS U4INO uJsTcOTTON Kng. April Tlifc n ploy era and openuivcayiu this TO- !on, marlttt dceiJ- 1 to close all mills using t'nltetl rot ton for a fuli fortniebr from prli JO. .March Thai rar- liai'iuent will stick lu iiiiuj am! lie one hour Ot- iimo until Ihs nilhypy iiqanl has Kiven ilH dpciyion aa lu tlie action o( the 'Dominion ralhvny board in niaKIng Canailian .train .sc-hciiutcsxctmfortn .tuM-Uc-iC of Uniled Staius rnflways Is nractifaiiy cortHiii-'The'rcprescii- of rural who (jnstitnlc' the majority- uf Uie lifjnsp. ns was -shown hy .tfic recent vole, arc hot plumed ortr ihe recent dcvolopmciits and an- not disposed to ace jiarlianieut. back clown. One rjf lijcm when questioned this morning declfired lhat flic Kovcrnmcnl' shotiW "fire the rail- way war hoarJ." for acting con- trary In Ute-nrilnlon.cKprcssctV'by the Doniinlori Should the railway, war hoattl clcri'le lhat s.iving act >tlll, tffecUve members of tlife-'rommojis tuny accept MM situation; on (he. other liand, th'cy riviy insist that (he government introduce n bill ,lu liic act. Frletnls of dayliRlii ii.ol.iit uul that if Ilie cleclalon'of the "railway Iwanl agaTusL raiiways they. would Ije frr-c to lake an aiipcal tc '.h? supreme court on Ihe cuids- A lion of or lo (lie os: R question of furJ, In Uie latter case, llin, Eolut'oii of Ih'e dlfUcnlly 'voiilil otice more Tfc lironghl arntmil to the Cabinet council, i Tlic solid BHHsh Columbia Vole I SiM'to Itc due 1d ItiC compara- I lively large and mining imp- utation In coast province find Ihe further fa-.-i Ilia! (he raihvny and sttamboat sort Ices In Ihal-nrm'- ojjcratc between. Canndian ami United Siates powers was ilrtisned to frighten them iviiH' iba; Germany iniglu rajiitSly I'isiiilegraic1. Bourgeoisie Strike April hoar- Premier StcwiSTt is con- nreinicr hi ttie laturc, JEondsy iiigiit. Tlie premier's iLGclarnlicti. greeiod with apnlunso by the ojntasilion nud indeiiL'ntlout burs of ilw. iioasu. tamo of candle criiirism voiced over- lite Inclusion of a .salary Hem of in Ihe csiLnili'.es for :i chief clerk tu the provincial deparlment. Dr. it. Sianlty. Hix'cr, caMeci iiticiition to liic fact J. mij iig, LheKe officiate saW contidcm'ttisi niosl of OTUW Iw locitol later in UIR in llie crtvtlaii suitable Col. Wilson lo Ottav.a on affirij] ness ninl rp.tnrn lo Ivtivopit after u lirief slay in ('anatla. MARKETS 'OPENING U'JNNIILKO, March Oats oixinod 1 Invver for Mfty. al TOvi It Ifar'fly fi early in March went on to BrarmihoU In Hampthire, it remained for two golr.g on to Wit ley Camp In Sur- rey. From Wttley the men In night marches lo the mto the' movcrrrtnts at Jhe them to Lark Hill Plain to gtt their firing lion and fir the first time in live k shell ffrinff. On-ths jyfney Hill they bivouscked in' barns anrf on one occasion (n a brewery to experienced I he life ohead of them THEY LANO IN FHAN.CE U on thit ttie wflort PI Upvrt and wetrt tntSe Mm 6aliMt to 39th Decorations The men of Ihe J9th who betn dittlnctlont ire as the Heraltf has bKn able to ascertain as follows: LTeut. Filmcr. Military Lieut. NaUmith, MilitaryiCrox. Military Mtctjlt: Serjl. Cooke, Signaller SusdervSignaller ft. Chaplin, Slgnatltr Ti-- Bridal, Signaller J. Knowles. Miritorloui Service Orrf-'r: {lat.5) Serjt, Reid, Cr4ix d< Guerre, Gunner Skellon. relieve the 1Uh Battery of Ihe 1st Division st B.teuporl Farm. It-was jn the first wetk of August. A little ovtr five months after leav- ing thftt the Battery received rU first-biptiim of fire. The saiienV by1 Sanctuary' Wood was a particularly dangerous one .and the gun'tfifirs were held in ''readiness cfose to the gunpits to ruih the guns away if ths neces- sity a rote. It was not considered safe to bring up the heavy guns, Down to the Sommc The Halt pry. moved on .lo the the tatter part of August and ITI scrap when Hie famous Keginn trench from tho enemy.: It wns located at MArtiiipuicti HPHT the nolnd SiiRar Uc- ic'AvnxuKD ox oaEOCERS DEMAND S-HOLIR DAY BUFFALO. N.Y.. March rlaimlns n tl'.n Oroal cl nnd having In ilo Irilllni; and dredging njicralions-wllt slrlkc lolnorrow enforce Illeir tle- itianils for. nn nigiit-honr day niul U iwr cent, incrcaso In wages. Tlie ilcdsion ,ln was taken :il' lnculhiK neli! last nlglil, jl was'. nonnccd today. CLEVELAND "REDS" SAY NASTY THINGS ABOUT MAYOR TOLEDO. Ohio. March they were refused admission to Mem- orial Hull, a city building. Sunday afternoon by officials, where Eugene uehs ITSS sehetlulcd to speak. 5.000 perKC-iis stormerl the place, Tiroke win- ,dows nliit tlicn iiaraclcil the "To 'hell ivill; llic And all tlic lime Itelis was in lied In a <'ievclnnil Hold, where H was said ho ill lo in nubile, Dr. Cliawn said that he asruen with' t'hrisiobcl I'arikhnrst that llic country' WSicli suoubt have Itie most votes ai tile iveiee conrerenco sbould be tlic country "which bad lost, roost ncavily In Ihe war. Me held lhat I'rcs.iilent Wilson should make it bis business (o see for iiimself Ilic havoc wrought br the linns before proceeding with thi; negotiations. Dr. Chown questioned wnelber tbo will to peace was strong enough lo sfsnd llic lest. Ht Instanced Ilia iirttitb Kmiiirii at magnificent Il- lustration of what a league of nations ought to do. SNOW RECORD BaOKEN IN MONTREAL STORM MONTREAL, March real has had the hetvlevt fall on record for the month of March, inches In It UP-TO-DATE 31ONTRBAU Quebec ('itjv BrocltTille. and Cornwall havf- adopled dayDcbl saving ;