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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald Xll. LET1IBKIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1919 lltt PEACE TERMS ALMOST READY FOR GERMANY TO SIGN WfT Eastern Russian Factions Combine To Fight Bolshies FALL OF PRESENT HUN GOVERNMENT WOULD RESULT IN ANARCHY And Going Hut Hard I Stuff Tabooed and Bars Not Wanted MONTREAL, April a of distant polls In the 'province to be heard from, the wet majority registered on the referendum yetttrday In favor of light cider, beer jumped to this morning and was ex- pected to go'higher. The temper- ance element, which was Inclined to very downcast (act night at the landslide, was this morning reported more cheerful. While the .aimed for has bef n achieved trading tem-i i perance here pointed out that a substantial victory hai .''nevertheless been secured, be- CPUS? the yesterday show- that doh't want hard stuff. The yoit also mrans the abolition of the bar, it U argued, as Ing will have-to provide scaling accommodation for pat- J ll.Utlil.V, April is announced In a news- paper controlled Gen. Semen- off, publisUutl. here, Ilia I a com- plete agreement lias been reach oil between Cifcti, Scnicooff and Gcll.'' representative, of Kolchak, head ol Hie Omsk, government. Geu. Se-inenoff ft is said, ivill be commander of a far eastern corps and also hetinan ol the far eastern Cos- sacka under the orders of Gen. Ivauofi-Hienoff. Gen. Semenoff be subortlE- jiate to JJoul.Gen. Horvalh, ivho will litf in direct control ot the ad- ministration of Cossack territory in eastern Siberia. Tho Oinsn gov- ernment will provide tuuds for ULC maintenance of Gen. Semenoffs army anil Gen. iviH mo- bilize Ins troops under uovernmciii sanction, being .lUovred powers in enlisting volunteers. Gfln. Kalmlekoff, Cossack'com- oil the Usurri river trout, 35 going to the front IILB own troops a part of those mobil- ized by (Jen. Setuenoif. AS !a re- sult oM.be agreement between tiic leaders and Tungisiati and Kriatic troops in Trans-Balkalla arc cm the same basis as the'Cossacks. {Definite Anaoimcemenl Made cPAWN ANn That Switzerland Will lie (Hi AI SrAWH LAflU- i TUe I'lace CRANBROOK CENTRE OF BUSY DISTRICT Lumber Camps Eroployina 25M Men With Payroll of a Silver. Lead anrt Zinc Mines Tunnel in Klmberly P. R. Developing Large Timber Tract in the DjitrTct. Next Week Two Trains Witt Be Provided. Doubling up the service on the Lcthbridge-Weyburn line will, the C.P.jR; today, made the residents along that branch happy with the announce me the week mervice, would go into effect next.week. This is the same ser- vice as in effect all lait year until the general curtailment of trains was made on August The new service provides trajns leading'Lethbridge' on Tuesday and Friday mornings, returning Wednesday and Saturday after- noont, The announcement vrits made at the general, offket of the com- pany here Friday afternoon. It means .the resumption of the twice-n-week mall service Which, has been so' badly milted by the people along the line during the winter. (By Travelling Hcpreseiitatirc Leth- Herald) CKAXUROOK, April 10 Cran- hrook. B.C., in thc ralloy, -between, tho Sclkirt and Rocky nipun- a divisional point on the C. R. and the of a district where the industries are linn- s', mining and mixed .farming. j The community: crganliiUionG include ard .or Trade. Merchants' Asso- ciation Agricultural Society, Stock Breeders' association, 'Automobile Clul) and Great' IWar Vc-torans aaeo: Daughters of Kmpire, which are real live instttmior.3. In normal times about men are employed la tW IdnrixrinEj and altieu industries ttTrltorr in buUr> to and at present PARIS, April 11. Geneva, has been chosen as the seat of the league uf nations, according to announcement made here. ,y-: At the meeting of the commis- sion on a league of nations, ten sections of' the covenant were a'iscuscect and 'passed. The Jap- anese amendment was not reach- ed and the actual text of the sec- tion exempting the Monroe doc- trine from t-Si" provisions of the covenant of the league of nations is not yet available. It'was stat- ed, ho we the Monroe doctrine was definitely named in the provision' guaranteeing that It will not be affected by the terms In the covenant. Another meeting will be held when it ic hoped that the work wilt be ccmpfeted. e.Uci.1. of 2500 m.. are'at wort, If with on- estimated irayroll of orcr ALL: DECIDED per day. PARIS, April puce There, wire five gold mining com- panies and a lot of individual miners. Tfce placer mining claimant Wild Horse Creek are eakl to be employing about 100 men. The silver, lead aud I zinc mine at KimlHTlv'is employing I about 409'men ami si ippins about 700 tone ot ore per day." This mine lias just completed a ti'.inel said to have cost nearly -.Mixed farming is steadily, develop- ing. The Cranbrook Farmers' into las about 100 members B. BeattiD president, Peter Woods vice-president, and retary.- Last year wheat yielded 15 'Continued oiTPage Sir. y LOCKED SALMON IN PREMIER LAKE, B. C. fFpcila) to The HtrnM) CRANBROOK, April H. Robinson, fishing inspector for West Kootenay, visited. Premier Lake to inspect the stream run- ning into this lake to decide its suitability for spawning of Tand salmon. Present Government of Herr Eberl Losing acaus Gaining Ground' arid Soviets Being v Berlin Banks Closed Govern- ment Formed at Munich. conference-h'iK reached an agree- ment .questions concerning peace with .Qirrriany, reparaticnE, and the frontiers of the Rhme andJPoland, according to an 'ineryiMF' in the Petit Jour- nal with secretary of x Premier George. .QsrUln rpmataand it it added they wilj be 'vHMIMn two gr three t be Decide Time Question Today OTTAWA, April of the railway board on the day- light saving-question will be Is- sued this Sir Henry Drayton said this morning it would public between 5 and o'clock.' It is a lengthy doc- ument, it is understood, between .End..30-foolscaps, and dealing with the. question at length. It is probable the judgment will be an- nounced in the house of commons members have been enquiring about It almost every day. of Expenditures Given Ry Acting Appropriation Vv IDIERSStflLE Jaw Association Pass Resolution Against Plan of Department JAW, April a litronBly Worked rttolutiort, the Jaw Ljnd op-' pMcd not a complete success. Several refused to close their doors and the worked normally. I The street cars, cabs and all means of urban trampor- tat ion suspended operations, summoned two or The British preniier, his quoted a> uying, thiribs that if the allies agree as well at as during.the war, terms of the peace conference wilj.be lasting. GOOD PROGRESS AT PEACE CONFERENCE WASHINGTON, April progress has been made In the peace conference during the'last 48 hours than during the "-'entire previous two weeks, according to ativices received at the White House today from Paris. Without giving details, these advices indicate that some of the chief detalEc delaying in the negotiations' had been over- come, i CANT SIGN EXCEPT ON 14 POINTS BASIS i Neither Port" Nelson or Fort Brag Of COPENHAGEN, April 1 council of people's mandatories, which has been in control at rviunich. has been dispersed by the communists, who have formed a communist govsrnment there, according the FrankiniaCne Tagspost of Nuremburg. PRESENT GERMAN GOVERNMENT TOTTERING PARIS, April press re-. ports announcing the proclama- tion of n soviet republic in 8av- tria, a corresponding movement in northern Germany and the ar- rest of Minister L-ndsbsurg, ths Intellectual leader of'the Major- ity-SociaEijt governing group, are. taken by those studying the Ger- man political conditions as sym- bolic of what is to be the present government namely, the establishment of 2 new regime based, not like at present on universal suffrage and democratic elections, but upon the action of the proletariat and the elimination from body politics of the bo'uregoise population. AH information receive J through the legations in the coun- tries sdjacent to'Gsrmany "indi- cates the gradual loss of prestige by 1he existing government "and the weakening of Us power, ami authority" although It Is still -'to control the situation at the capital and the greater part of the r country by virtue of Minister of disciplined vol u'nteer troops. SOVIET MOVE SPREADS TO BADEN COPENHAGEN, April rev- olutionary movement in Bavaria has spread to Baden and agitators are working'in Karlsruhe, Mannheim and other large towns, aceorthlis to a Karlsruhe dispatch to the' Achtulir- hlatt of Berlin. '.VANCOUVER, April Trades and Labor Council at the meeting last night adapted thc principle of "One Big Union" and voted In favor of a strike to en- force, the 6-hour day. However, the action of this body it not final, as it will be necessary for 'the rank and file to vote on these question: before they are decided." A referendum wlll.be taken on thefe two questions, thc ,yote to be returnable by May 10, INlLreHCM iA.pV.1 VC. Mac-j Lachlasi. ati engineer of the Ueiiari- j incut of Tiiilways ami "nsarine. who i liad at Port Xelsou for five years, was questioned closely by j tho special cxmionflee of the seoale I v- Tr j on IlSscm Bay vork yesterday. Or, Ac' Undtr Way m-House the Question 0{ (bc nest pori f0r tilc, Also to Force Hudson. Bay .Railway, doubt has been The agitators are salil to be at- tempting to start a revolution and tc nrodaim a soviet Kovemuieut Theji would also unite Baden with the arian soviet government. BIG BERLIN BANKS CLOSED YESTERDAY BERLIN', Wedncsilay, April fcociatecl majority ol tho big Uerlin banks were forced to reman: do sett today, or at least to shutdown their branches because of the strike bi.nk employees. The strike had s isireEsing effect on business, although "ie Deutsche Baijk continued to tk uslncssj The bank of (ho Berlin ociety was open, but it has no bran- aes. Tilt1 government intends to deal the strike ioimediately (hrough be intervention-of the international boi' bureau. ENTILATE REICHSTAG BUILDING AFTER "REDS" April (Associate sitedal dispatch from Wei- nar slate's that the government has basdonecl for the present its in ten-1, ion to transfer further" sessions ol he national assembly to Berltti owing o (he unsuitable conditions of the eichstag building1, which for month? las beenused for K barracks for. revo ntionarr troops, estimated thai our months1 work would be.reqiiire'tl. at an expenditure of "marks o properly ventilate tKevJiuUdioe; HUNGARY SOVIET ELECTIONS HELD iji Hungary fui the- soviet councils passed off without, reported incident..; wviel organizations being formed ui the cpnhtry districts by. of this ffj'The whole proce-s car out under the coercion of Red army majority of tbf znary- places not .appearing tp -wh> were roting De> pite the.desperate earnestness of th1orl churclnli ivas barren...... von Brockilorff-Rantzau, miieSj tp ]lls Kniowledge, it was coV- foreign minister, speaking before Jir inches of moss ami national assembly nt, Weimar today, had lip said Germany would not sign a peace it containcii treaty deviatea in any essential j20 per CQ-nt -qf Water the 20 from President 14 i incheg WasV always, frozen. One of The financial demands fq be made rea50ns lvliy the ".rniluay was not in the peace treaty are obviously caus- ing as much difficulty to our oppon- ents as those regarding territory, (he In.iil to1 Fort-Churcliill was because of the imprac.icabiiily, Thirly. miies from Churchill by wn- Tnreigii minister said. "H is imp03E-lter from Iand thc vos. ible to solve (lie Question of finance se] he-0-35 Intveljiiir frwn without, negoliating with eiperts Por, XeUon touched Only at-tlic confejence taole, said the for- ejgn mlnislrr. "We will give a clear account to our opponents relative to .their 'demands aud our ability to pay. BLOCKADE IS NOW V PRACTICAt-LY LIFTED PARIS Apri. Press) the blockade has been for- mally'lifted against all coun- briRs. except Germany and BoIshevfJI ilussia, rcsIricUons on trado with I Poland, Ksllionla and .eastern and Europe; coiuiiiued to exercised, is still censorship vessels 'could svving to anchor in the harbor. ''The' Iiarbor and river ivero fuU of boulders. _ The. saul, two miles u-icle and lis'o (e.et deep only for about SO miles up- As to-tiio thickness of the .ice at 'Port said lie had found chunks'arounJ in 37 ivaler. POPULATION Of STATES ESTIMATED AT NOW April pop- ulation of the United States In estimat- ed to tjo on Inertoae of 44.000 sfnce March 1. The money, circulating in tln.- tfed this inorlh lo jot malt anil teiegramR and an absence 'of jwsUI communication "in- ffart statca" resumpjion of trade r anil of busineSfl relations is alill vir- tually blocked. The Inisfncss situation in Poland.' nnd the other nbw states 11- lu.stralefi thc otitire deirendencc of! trcido 'upon cbiumunlckliotis. The 1 bUU-fc'ade no longer exists April Rronp of mun carrying a retl _, countries in the ordinary'but owing to! "as, attempted here the. absence of postal or cable com- nura-lcnllon. buslncssracri In Poland, for instance are unable to communi- eftte with.the outer world to place ted -the of itday. but attacked crowd and dispersed It. Sever (he SpartaeariS were hurt and others arro'afcd. Parents; April-. one desiringxo4 have any mentally" defee live child under his control the home for mentally defective i dreii at may make applica tion to the minister of education': such action, of a ncwact.respeclins mentalty.de fectrtrc children -wniclr ivas" passet through committee of the wn_ole b. Ihft logislahire Thursday night. Minister ol education is given til aulhorily to approve lite" placing o such children in tlie home.-' Another section provides that; when- ever it is repor'ed to Uic mijiistcr that any person, in the province1 is ft mentally defective min- ister may cause inquiry lo br, made, and it appears that suirh pCraon stiould be.provided for in an jnistilu- lion for me'ntally defective persons, "and that the parents, guardians or others having control of such peTMii refuse to consent lo his being so taken care of, may cause feedings to be Instituted before ft jus- ttice oC (he peace, tho method ot the proceedings as outlined in the act. i'he costs of (he proceferfings. together with fransportation to the instilutlon and a maintenance charge, of a month while thc fa (he Insli; tiitfon, must be paid by the icily, toirii village or municipal disirlct of which Ihy menially defective ejiild is resi- dent at (he lime of its sd'ralssioh, ttie city, lown, village or dict being entitled to .recover the J- from Ihe .iiersoris legally re- spousiblfc :Ior ijio mainfenance 'and siipyort of the chfld. ffiSFL ?U of Jeaup Clirisl of ila lo Ihe general contereaco onlfira' or'tusinesa relations. Kurop- an r3e- onn ccirsorib.p of malls and cables to mdnstratlon IK honor of thc army and S3r M conllmies ln '0lC session here ttiis week. a.wan learned loilaj'.' v MUNROE DOCTRINE CLAUSE OF TREATY '.PARIS, ..April (Associal give every man., vonUiii anil ctilld of 12. due to 'a diviaipn oE wliRlhor (lie appointment of the church's 300 missionaries should be left' in his hanrts or Eic left to the said. Av-aa the. lexl rjf Ihe Jl6ii- opinion w- to lrpc doclrine the leaguo of luneatti'ot ft.W fiver Seven liundreil from all yr.ar 'i'hii tolol amoinil