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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta APRIL 13, 1920 .VOLUME XIII. SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 101 GENERAL STRIKE, IRELAND, BEGINS; EFFECT IS SMALL In Protest Against Treatment of Political Prisoners Now on Hunger Strike Men in Some Necessary Services Left st Strikers Weak LONDON, April gen- eral strike declared In Ireland In protest against the treatment of the In Mount Joy prison at Dublin, who are on a hunger strike, began this morn- Ing. Early report! the IrUh office here said that the strike had Gone Into effect, but the officials gave no details regarding the scope of the movement. The strike call did net Include employees of the newspapers, those In the tele- Graph service, the humanitarian services, the bakera and the ne- cessary workers caring for cattle and horses, The latest official reports given 'out here, regarding the condition _ of the hunger made pub- Me In the house of commons yes- terday, Indicated the striking prlt- oners' allwere weak and that tome 'were Hearing the danger mark. Held Without Charges April of the Irish prisoners, -both at Jlount Joy and-In English Institutions, ore -being held without charges having been rc- Serred against them, and without -trial, St -was admitted by Andrew' Honor Jiaw, the government leader, in the house 61 commons today. Implying to (luastions, .ho. confirmed statements made to (his effect He declared tliat (his fact had boon stated many times, and lie should have thought the whole house would have recognizer] thaUunder such conditions (Continued on. Pago" Fourteen.) PAWS, April re- ports say-that three hundred, were killed' in' an explosion ot. a munitions; dump nt- Rolen- Prussia, on Sunday; arid Memorial Scroll for Next-of-Kin OTTAWA, April next- of-kln of tyery, Canadian soldier killed In war, or who may die within the causes attributable to his urvlce during the war, la to. receive 2 handsome memorial plaque.and panied by i from His Ma- Jeaty the to thli effect ma'de by" the mi- litia department The mem- orial will come; from British government which will bear the en- tire expense in connection with the luue. Th be sent OUt. r Set Aside Budget of to Secure Dominion Legislation. HAMILTON PACKING CO. QUITS TO SAVE WHAT MOMEY IT NOW. HAS HAMILTON; Ont.. April u. f. W. Fearmin com- pany, pork.packerj, whose em- hare beea on ttrlke for that decided to sirs up'business -In, order'to what'money the company noir has. Abolish Board of Commerce Proposition Made in House, of; De- bate Follows 4 DE VALERA NOT WANTED OOJAJJCBUS. S.O., April o; objection by proml- iient alumal, notably memten 4 of the American Legion. Kum- mon De Valera, "president ot Irtih will not it the Vnlrerslty oC Boutb May. Friends ot Dn ivltodrew ihtlr re- v quell that addrew the ucl- when ohjec- ttou cade from MTCFS.! Calls Cabinet ing to Take Strike Conditions Improving in But, Growing Worse OTTAWA, April home (o- WASH INGTOk} April Pres- ident Wilson locUy called a meet- Ing of the tomorrow to discuss "the Beneral situation." White House .-officials will not say that "unauthorized'1 road strike hiVprcftipteo1 the cali, but It was umJcritood that '1- i FRENCH ANSWER TO GT. BRITAIN IS SATISFACTORY Long Debate onG.T.R. Bill is Not Likely Rumors That Bill.Will Precipi- Debate on Acquisition Not Well Founded day witeossed a curious debate. bj> lhe subject matter was R rW.utics; by! Dr. Deslauriew, of SL Mary's, Meat-] real, who, in effect, asked that be-i cause-it had failed to improve the cost of living, the Board of Commerce should ba abolished. If. -was a topic on' which some Interesting contrlbu-t lions were expected. But us.speaker' after speaker, principally from Qiie-' bee, look the floor there was criticism and defense ot tho farmer, bat scarde- This.Is the jlrii cabinet mett- Ing called by thVjpmldcnt since returned western trip last .very sick man." .Since hie Illnepi he his Seen only a few mernbera of his offi- cial .family. ly any.raerilion of Iho Board of Com- inerce. Dr. Deslauriers :to Judge rtobson's comments on resign- ing as chairman of the In.Ills resolution Dr. Deliainlers for lhe Board of.Com- merce, .a board should be vet up. in each province consisting of the'maror of the municipality, a of labor and two members of charity organizations. But it waa reference" la Oje resolu- tion.to the liigh cost of liTing CHICAGO, 'Apfij: 13.r-Thc rnnln atreneth ot the slrj'ilng; railroad work. era-today was the section f "in the "Pacific 'Northwest, -with .conditions, io'c'raUroad'brotherjooa leaders aud railroad the remainder of ths.country pointing toward a return -lo'nonual. York passen- Ker-B6rTlce and Iron regions ;tlioncudc of wiirfcers were tbreateneit with the sit- nuicklv with army motor In to in camera, 'whicbj committee on.: policy and or- gantatton recommend that ths wort the provinces of the Dominion' should bo to urge the respective legis- latures to exercise as O. T. At the opening of tho house theii as. a reference to the Grand Trunk. anxious-to best bo-can to'hilp and'Northern Pacific yard, -j, arranged a'.meeting Bill introduced road'rom- ingttni on future action. Kail- of the Oregon-Wash Navigation com- panjvand the I0BEiLD.OIIriI PJan Is To Coordinate Hie Var- ious Labor Laws of the Provinces OTTAWA, April Canrfdlnn conference for the pur- pose ot co-ordinating the various labor iav.-s of Canada, both provincial and federal, will open In Ottawa on tho 2Glh of April. This conference iv-ns announcod by the minister ot labor in tho st-nalD some days ago, and follows n resolution nt the Industrial confer- ence in September, IJHfl, emphasizing (ho importance of obtaining uniform- ity in the various laws of the conn- Uy relating to labor. The resolution jiassed in 1019 suggested tho appoinl- of .a' commission to deal -with tliis work, consisting ot thveo repre- renfntjves iron] Tvbolfl, and provinces.. One of the represents- to'hc for Iho goTernmul. one for. the- employing interests and'one for the employees. Hie Dominion ns three representing'eSch PBACE TREATY ORDER ON BEHL1N EXCHANGE FATHER OF LOCAL LADY HONORED April 13.-rGuSlphrtes.ne Interested "in the recent announce- ment made in The Acta, Oie ofCicin! organ of Ihe Vatican of JiomE, that Uv. John K. Ba-rett, of Winnipeg, who hns been, promlrieht in ecclesiastical circles in that city for 'Utiiny yeirs. has, !n recognition ot Ws ieroled to Rolnflir.C-lthtjlIc Church. hcen Commander of tbo lllu'ntrlniiii .O.fier, 61 St. Orejory