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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. LETI1BRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUKSOAY; APRIL 8, 101U XL'MBKH 1WI HELP THE GREAT LAAA DRIVE FOR FUNDS TOMORROW Gen. Smuts Failed In Hungary No New Armistice Signtd and British Residents Are Leav- 4 ing Budapest COMMUNISM ONLY CAN SAVE SITUATION THERE LITTLE WILLIE'TOOK A HEADER FROM MOTOR 'CYCLE, WRIST BROKEN SPARTAGIDES HONEYCOMBING HUN PROVINCES; IS CRITICAL STARVING BOLSHEVm 'CAN GET NO WHEAT FROM.UKRAINE BUDAPEST. -.April ijited Gen. Jan .Chrjstitn Smuts, who was sent "here by the peace eonfsronce Parlt, had authority to arrange a new. armEttice between Hungary and ihe entente it appears that he did not do before his .departure morning. Vrjtikh rwiidanU of the city will leave for by way of Vienna V Saturday.. The' (avernment doing fivcr. of -l Cflmmunfwn Only. Solution April is (Usplay- cd by-tlie. members of in carrying out the work as- .them. -They are ready -to discuss to solve proli- lems, and they refrain from'abusing The maintenance nf strict discipline to protect ilie bourgeolse and to "prevent Re it Guard outbreaks decitfecS upon by the govern- Jules Alpari. a prominent Coiumuii- isT, and Julee people's -com- r tor the factories, argued that sni, only method by centra! Europe can be saved Irom total Tuii. is to c-opb'wUh tli 9 threat, of "bankruptcy; liiflt'-'Vages" aiicl the unwillingness of laborers to work, Tliey point put.ifiti iiTuJer. coramuiiism workman caii strike-anil -tin AMSTERDAM, April er '-German Crown, Prince Fred- erick William cufferlng from a broken hand and wrist a result of a motorcycle accidenf. He'was riding It- company of an official of the Dutch: ministry .and turned a corner too machine crashing into a gate, accenting to a We-Hngen to the Han- deliblad. WASHINGTON, April of .Ukrainian peawnti -to deliver wheat to the together with the ditoftarrizaifon of the ayitem in Russia, was blanied by Premier Lenfcie in rfcent speech in for the desperate food situation in. tfte farmer capital of tht Russian empire. Swedish reports, transmitted to the ment today, giving a summary rff Lenlne's speech, quoted the Bolahevik! premier as telling nil Pfctrograd audience that he had implored the Ukraine soviet to send pounds of wheat to avert famine'in Petrograd ana Moscow. CommuViTst forces In the Ukraine were too insufficiently organ- ized to take the wheat forcibly from the LenFne ic further quoted as saying that of that amount of wheat 'would be of great assistance In case it trnpoMlble to aet more, that it seemed doubtful if they would be able .to get even pounds. K- declared that the peasants were mere playthings in the hands of the opponents "of the soviet government- and thai triete enemies were trying to starve the Bolsheviki.- Moslems and Christians Against Move of'lhe i Zionists Both ff t, DR, FLINT, FORMER CLERK HOUSE, DEAD, v HALIFAX, X. S.. April S Dr. T. 11. Fliut. Eorwerlv clerk ot the house ot commons, Uie'l last-night at Iiis liome in Yar- mouth. He liail been in failing health" since Iiis retirement four', years ago. Previous to Irif clc.rksMp.of the house of coinnjous, which began in 1902, he had ucen u member (hflt ff body, representing- -Yarnioflth. j AVestem -J- 'He was 72 years old. f NO CLEMENCY EUGENE DEBS, SAYS U.S1 WASHINGTON', April announced in a statement last night thfit liu to obtain Eugene'Dcbs, the Socialist leader, sentenced lo 10 years imprison- me Jit for violation of (he Kipton-. age ac-t_ The attorney-genera] paid lie liad received several coramun- itrging him to recommend clemency, tor TJebs. SNOW IN MANITOBA April There was a heavy 'snowfuil througbolit last night and this iiioniiug. CAIRO, Kfcypt; April cable to the Toronto 'Mail and Em- jire) Reports received here Indicate iere is great' unreal jh I'alestine. Moslems'aad 111 ere are over 'reports mat Palestine will" be; tHm'fxi' V arft'bjtferly opposed lo a Jfcw- Eslvstate iu. They declare tW .the is.' They principles of ritaemihftifcjti; as- outlined 1 Unionists Presented _ Demands Further Consideration .Minister of Justice and Armj General Arrested at Madgeburg GENERAL POLIJICAL f V ACTION LodKEDFOK COPENHAGEN, April po- litical movement of great Import- ance is imminent in the region of Hamburg, reports from Berlin say. Herz and Hauffen- berg, leaders, it is add- ed, have almost succeeded in mak- ing themwlyes masters of the sit- uation and. in converting Kant- burg and the region between Ham- burg and Bremen, into a soviet re- public. Epartacan Uprising COPKXHAGJCX. April S. Herr Lamlsborg, minister of justice ia tlie national Gcnmm government, was arrested yesterday tit -Magdeburg-, tlie capital'of Prussian Saxony, by mem- btrs of regiments siatjoncd there, a MagdcJwrg dispatch reports. (Jen. j von Kieist, in command of the fourth i army, and his staff, also were, arrested. kol also, were arrested. Other arrests of Social-Democrats and members o; the bourgeoise arc planned. The ma- GEN. JAN SMUTS t, Allied Emissary to Hungary .Who Failed to Arrange New Armistice, Sam is Keen'. For it rhi ready to accept a Jramieration and j promjse Made Bv grinl.relights, freedom' every- rromise D> one. Qc Ihe they pro test partition ;ot Syria knil" de- clare that the country will be ruined if Syria, on the Bay -Ancrc the foot or 'Mount mel, aurt (he Armenians get Aleran- Uic GulfVif Aileritfre. In tlie Cairo-colony reports are.-belng, circu- lated, of pogroms .among the Jeks by MEMBERSTO ?THE S.-li caucus of govern- stood, that .from the' teM: tijls'inorning the spe- cial some weeks report fttfqftfe from. The" committee willte thn tuat tne st the most important sessions of the inler-allie'd lied Cross congress to he ___ _ held during the me el ins. occurred jority of "the Magdeburg garrison syru-Tday when [here was an-informal diE- patlrizes with the Independent-Social- Mission of. (venereal diseases. Kxyerts isis, adds. 1 Defrost rations In Munich COPKNHAGEX, April S. --Demon- strations have occurred in Munich against thu-new revolutionary govern- ment' of Bavaria, according to Uerlin who opinion were1 unanimous in the lliat these diseases can be stain ped out with comparative ease. The pnijfrath which they expect to submit will ho simple when carried out atid will have a revolutionary ef- dispatches Tlie dtlnonstration was dispersed by tlie'advices atate. Stuttgart- dispalelies declare that fect, it indicated. -The report will be passeti .upon a general bcxly of scientiM's .'liefoje its submission to the pjljiir. a pro- mise of Hon. Arthur IMcighen.'anting minisU? of justice, that a royal com- mission will be named to Moslems and Christians.' They are 'wlthouffonndaiirfn.. The British liave the .situation weU iti hand. in loimts front the revenues ol he iiravinte, a depreciation aad re- newal fund will ne established. Hit Amount to he set aside Ihls year being .1 S3 sc-t down in the estimates Valuation Report TJiiul. lliat liiuch-mootefl'tele nqulre. inTtT im Hughes' (he Guclph novitiate. Sir Sai resolution calling Tor investigation by a parliamentary commit lee was TYifh- drawn tonight by Sir Thomas While. stated he did so at; tlte request of Gen. ilugheB. The investigation ty the royal com- misaion will not begin Ihe return ot lion: 0. J. Uoli or ty, minister pr jiis- tjce. who is chietly interested .official- ly in the matter. IX D. Ica'der of the expressed re- gret, that thp Tong drscuESion on the Guclpli He a whom will leave for their cbnstjjtiencles before ?ho erid of the present week. tliey ivill he utiTfc to get into touch" ivitli tiie western viewpoint the tariff since the announcemtnt made by Sir Thom- as. White, following the government caucus a weeks.ago, wheu the premier .Intimated that the budget would contain some tariff diangea that -when .larmal iinies are restoreil there Is (o be a complete inquiry into the lariff situation by a not jet he raised 33 found to figjit these arc pre.teuting the "resnui.ptIon of im- wit! result iit their porlant Industries. ministerial commissiou which will include cabinet ministers representing both cistern and'wca.tern' Canada'. Final Caucus After Easter Subsequent to the Easier rtwft, when Ihe meuiliers are all .hqck In Ihu capital and before the budget is down hy tiie acting premier. the western members will other caucus, when' final hold proposals wlil be made to the minister of finance took tho gjound that it amounted 4? tarjff changes contempt, of court to discuss the roso-1 for It it -nd keep the Unionist support iiTthc msc iniatt for the HOD.' J. A. lion'Arthur ghen, Hon. T. A. Crerar and Hon. 31arMn Burrcll present atr: the caucus hi" special invitation there llitipn nfter (he acting of justice had announced them wontd be judicial investigation'. Sir Sam Hughes, In his speech in support of Iiis resolution', asserted that tlie novitfale had resisted the ef- forts ot the milliard antliorities and- had arrogated lo itself the rignts of a sovereign body. MaJor-Oeti. S. C. minuter of militia, snitl ho did not rt-gret fcay- ing anologfzed for the spirit in which the been carried. In connection with Iiis aiinounce- ment that a royal'commission wuuld be named mailer, Hon. Said that a thor- ough, inquiry had inade it clear tnat- the'young men of ttate were liable lor ,mililary service. They all cafne exemption under the Military Service -was a fnmk diEcussion of the whale tariff situation. Opposition at Edmonton Has Lot of Little Hammers And Is Using Them Often (IcraMi April John A. Heid. cJficiency ojficer of the province. formerly agent-general in London, camp under fire again in the legislature Monday afternoon. A number, of the opposition members were out with llieir liaiumera and they weii-. around Air..Reid in the proyer- birtl manner of :i cooper .tround a bantl. Capt. CaihpbRll. Rocky Mountain lionise; Jam05 Low-' cry. Alsxandrd; A, F. KwinR, j al! and SlTss Roberta Mc'Adams, Overseas j Hi? Eijltgatlon that the ia? pec tors were poor Hon. Duncan of agriculture, as- that Ilia had been thai jrhprc wore pa-isnig rupstly good catiki. The finally veered rou'nti into' the qife.ition of the rignt of the inspectors tojteiatc to farmer? luying under the biTTlhe kind' of .cat- tTo tliey should purchase and a diver- sity ot-opinions ?xpresseil lictli sides of the In regard TO 'the (.harming of Af'iihinia Ira lion T. of Ihft bill general l Ihat'lhe 1 Members nf Legislature Said To Such Plan April party" rrtay be xn at-_ complitherf fsct En the province ef Ontario, N Wednesday night LieutCol, Ar- thur Pratt, M.L.A. h lo a dinner to soldier mem- bers of the Ontario leglslatvi-e artd lo other mil.iUry mCn, K iA.iaid gather ins of Canadian fiflhten may .tw out-andout ____________ ae, and It have ,j -will fix the price. j -Cot, Price, M.L.A.. .i norfl.'those in party. Mprt-stnlalive, ail took A hauu in the estimates were the wrong maceraliiig of Mr. Reid from the var- inakc a cliange; that therdepariment ious his salary .or [was bringing. in: certain 16.000.a year'js loo liigli, that the job (amendments 'loathe agcment Act'Whicii wouWJ.ncreasD the OafTy and Krickson There Charged With oV-um (ho Herald! BUFFALO, N.YirAtrlf Erfckson and Alexander -Duffy, both of have In RocftMttr, N.Y, with opium United from Can- They In for j, here. the earn In their coal to Rochester, looking Chinamen to purchase the They were this mornlnf before George in ter, Misdirected marvtial to .hold them in jail until Wednesday for. further i n vest ton, __ '._ _ L :Tliese tvi-0 Thou nro'well I convictions against ot then) i JMivjnff .reftfrtereff in ]o- eM, conit. iinrter IBP, Alberta Act, The poljce hei-fl state find Iron no particuUr rumors the men In the bnl Hint Mr. Reid is not the mani'for flic job, that he made a falluve of running the agent general's office iii aiid.that he WAS un- in pa the tie lo soldiers. Premier Slevrarl.fought back Vat- Tees to some oxtent. thereby lightening tliR expenses charged'to en nc ami mukiiig (he self- sustaining, Nevertheless, hcvpomleti out that, the livestock branch of-the [antly his former line of defense ,ljominlpn government was paying the Mr, ReEtl h'arl not been employed jfreigbr on cattle lioujght "this for the vi-ork of efficiency officer alone bill and ahippr.i info the farms. ,say-._ thonglit hut to attend to the' details of trans- tiin natural resources to thu anil (u a biH for civil servants pinslflii if lie were doins eflieieiicy work only, that is framing Hie schedule for salaries and ptomottoriS'antf passing on appHcants for posilioim; truv.salary of would bn'to'rt'high; rjut he IIP.S already cttmuloud'Fniicli work 'on the two oilier laskr Motion to ReduM Lott A niollon wis'innde to rortuce the item ct to but U-TTRS en ail ftyu anit nay vote in' the COM- miltPe of Hie whole, party lines uc- EtVltUy .drawn.. Hen. Defends Bill duration Of the agricultural eslimrilOH by (ho IcRislalure Monday a heated tlehate o.ver an item ot M 5.000 for -five inspectors, nterka and cipensca "under (he Mve- ntocU KntJOii rage men t -Ac I. Tlie Item was nltachctl by, Andrevr Oilmour. (OVp-1 I.acombe, on_ two grounds; fiisf. tliat it-was a wrongful principle io clir.rge agains'jtHo'gencra! reyenue of I ho any'ridminiatratioii ing that he thought...that branch hari expended more money this way than ''the provhiru had for minislralion expenses of tho blH charged to general revenue, 'The item nnaHy was as it stood by the house. phoqe repqrt mcludlns .luatiou oE tbe entire, plant through out the being raade b> Engineer, carinat unlij nest July. {-'V1- TEie" bouJe got. into a ]u pt .Trhere :lie surplus total taKeii :from system a'bd turned inlo the general re.vea.ue fund of ihe pro rfnce, is" goiny to eorae '-from -irhei! it .is 'm telephone ot this rear to he sorrowed on capital account. cial Treasurer C. K. Mitchell explain ed that Tvhile down as capilal oorrowing, actual amount of onlr iti'ghl rjts borrowed, .the other being lurncd to the ttleplionc system cut'of the Kenejral revcuue of ihe or out of Iroh'ovi'ing lu the provincial capital account. cheH was challenged fiercely ilsls point by" the' opposition speafcers wlyj accuged treasurer or having cain- onfiaged provincial estiniitles iu the past by harine included this'sur- from teleplionc lines virtually as revenue, thereby reducing the ap- parent deficits ot the No Camoirffage .Mitchell admitted Ou't tills. TCK exactly 'what had liappene.l except' lhat there wan no camouflage about It. He held it -was self-evident tlut il the telephone revenue had not been... utexl in jenersl eipenditure of thp province, the'money would nave had to be borrowed., He_ also contended that in paying beck'the surplus, tho.' hole in revenues of the province would be.filled bynhe amoant of trtscs v.'hich are an asset over and above 'Die amount aet down in ihf: estimates tins year as collectable Premier Stewart announced that hia idea in the repayment of sum to [he .lelepJione account iras to use it in-helping balance up the lelepbone ca.pltal ennemlfUire H'lth depreciation OL pa si years which bus not been pro- videcl for. Major tue other hand, declared emphallcally that air" the surpluses down do not exfaf At that they are "fake" and that a correct plant would 'show a (dree or four mltiion" argument over an llenrof "for j" inspeftrbn'in general espec- rally on an Item of for slock brnra. iuapectors. one al ?2jWO; seven nl SKSO'tf. ohe.iit'Sl.SSO; two al ami two at said flatly trial ho bad Ijcon for years at many points and thai a provincial Inspector hadn't walked ,in to look at brands on a cir of liis cal- tle tor years. He- was flaliy contra- Martin .AVooU Card- 3ton, who declared Ihar every liead. of cMttc in Ihe soulli country was in- spected by Ihe brand inspectors, a jireclpHated z, heated Mr. Mr. nriark whicli clash be Iloaiiley, who declared Ihal Mr. Woolf conlrl not speak' for the "south coun- try" as lie siipporteil Mr. Gllrooiir's IiOiftt-s Of bill-un.lcr whitN the prov- Jn rcferertoe toMhe 'dkoiblca ince was loaning more- than a million 'district. Mr. said lie rc- dq.lnr.i for the of calllc; rt, that the inspectorn were pass- of rattle through irS Hiu'ci' the V a very poor yards If1 ueopjn ornrarnt f i Tliert' si wafrtf c'lmtrovcfsy over Jlho (errlng; to the Cnrdston and contljious territory and Mr, Hoadley doubts if Ihft speaker knew very mtirli about Iliat, either ilcnu. liowtvcr. finally wr're ji WOOLWORTH, FOUNDER Of THE GREAT CHAW OF STORES, DIES AT NEW YORK, April W. 'Woolworth, founder and proprie- tor of a large chain of five and ten cent vteres throughout the coun- try, died auddenly early today at hit home at Glen Lonj..It- land. He wa< born id Hodman, N.Y., In Woolworth atere here on 51h afreet South ii one of thote mentioned above. CANADIAN OTTAWA, foltowfllf cas-ialUfp were IflfvtH bwrp.': b. F. loiter, l.ifmhy, H T Vancouvtr. ;