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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta UmiBIUDGE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY. AUGUST 23. 1910 Mexican President Urges Confiscation Of OilProperties St. John.N.B. WekomesPnnceofW_ajes i NOBLEFORO RYE YIELDS Situation Strained Over This I Important i V'. S. Intervcnloin AUK. Noble Foundation, Ltd.. have t just Jinlshcd Ihreshlng ISO MEXICANS acreTleld of rye which wesil 10 bushels to- the acre. They I'avn also a field that has gone H bushel of rye to tlu acre. They ore now busy threshing in the wheat fields but it is not possible at Ihe utoment to gel any returns. Outbreaks in Number of Ger man Presents Gloomy Picture -BERLIN, Aug. outbreaks occurred in eral large towns, according to re- ports received here. The govern- --.men! proposes to lake vigorous 'steps against the malcontents. -----Situation Improves COPENHAGEN, Aug. ing to' a dispaldf from GatloV.tz the situation1- in upper Silesia is improv- are resuming work 'and 50: percent of the miners liave re- i turned, the "dispatch adds. Silesia most gloomy Piotjiro: of-conditions as they appear in '3'iiesIH is 'given by Polish othclal TAKE OTHER STAND WASHINGTON, Aufj. cials here are somewhat disturbed, it was learned today, by an appar- ent determination on the part of Tlarranza and his official advisors In Mexico City to confiscate the oil property of foreigners In spite of the protests lodged with the Mexican government by all the na- tions whose nationals have invest- ments In Mexico. The public declarations by Mexi- cans close to Carrania have ex- pressed the president's stand on '.he matter, with public, opinion, official and unofficial alike, ex- cept for the Carranzlsts, have de- clared to be vital. The opinion of all classes in Mexico are repre- sented in the Mexico City news- papers and transmitted. to the state department here, is for a' prompt settlement of the petro- leum question which has been de- clared to be the.key lo relations between the United States and Mexico. Newspapers and citizens', espe- cially those of the "educated class, according to reports to the ftate department, urge that because of the recognized danger of Interven- tion, Mexico at least protect for- elgn If she can not itop'the.murder of foreign citi- 'in the-face, of these de- mands now made.public and de- clared to be Imperative, Carranza's official circles-have no it is raid, forels'n'capl-' tal in borne .out by an official-statement recently made -byr the ?chief thff petrp- de-. partnieht of commerce and labor, which.-, jt ..If believed here was inspired by, Carranza, coupled with the advice of Luis Cabrera, secretary, of, .the. treas- ury, urging the supreme court to be In no haste .in considering the petroleum cases now before it. This has aroused great interest in official circles here.' Kronstadt Lies In Ruins; British Fleet Did Trick Bolshevik I'leel Defending Pel- rograd Disabled Complete- ly and Way is Open BOI-SIHES DENY THAT EUI.ER WON'T GIVE SEAT TO LEADER 'TOllOXTO. Aug. D. Euler, Liberal member for .North Waterloo, in an inter- 1... Wiih tho Toronto Globo BATTLESHIPS SljNK stated positively that he has no'intention of resigning me scat to make way lor Hon. W. 1. Mackenzie King. Mr. Buler stated that he would continue aa Xorlh Wat- erloo's represeulaitve in the federal house for quite a while H R H the Prince of Wales, d riving through the streets of St. John, where he was acclaimed by'the loyal populace. AFGHANISTAN TREE Aug. A paper 'dealing with recent events ia Afghanistan mentions that ilie peace treaty leaves the country ot- I ficially free and. independent, inter- nnlly'and'externally. It contains no stipulation that the advice of Great Britain shall ho followed in the mat- ter-of external relations. Says Germany Won't Pay In- demnity And Will Soon Be Supreme Again DUEXOS AIIIES.; Aug.- I Action of Poles With Regard To in interview published by the Buenos Aires Herald, aj newspaper prluted in circles All the electric have slopped and the- entire country Is in darkness. Tbo._news- napers are unable to print. Ninety- five per cent, pi. the workmen through Ihe country are striking, while all the fa.-lorles and foundries, are paralyzed owing to Ibc lack ot coal. In Myslowltz, German frontier guards (shot and killed, or woundeii 14 miners. The Ganuans attacked a Polish -Silesian outpost at Pitrowice and many were killed or wounded. It is reported that the German authorities have slopped Iraffic on the railroad belwcen Ilicrun and Nikolow, 'Associated Gcrmsvi-Polieh situation CHANCE FOR THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS LONDON, Aug. In connection with the expulsion'from -Mexico of the British charge i( is under- stood that the British government is n i hllUhlii The baron characterizes tho peace (hnt ,ha com. treaty as'a "monstrosity and imposi-: ion 'without precedent in history.1 le asserts lhat Brazil is angling for Icrman immigration and that the government "may .offer In- but says that the number of immigrants from Germany .will he provocaons, authorities to have, led to the rising of the -working population. Will Investigate PAIUS, Aug. a meeting of the inter-allied coal commission with German espcrt.i at Versailles yesler- decided lo immediately atlon. Tho suggestion has-been made in high government quarters Uiat Mexico possibly presents an opportunity for application of the principles of the league ol nations, and In thia connec- tion the belief has been caressed that send a 'full powered commission to i the' ilniled States wlghl welcome a Silesia to Investigate Ihc situation 1 settlement of Hie Mexican problem b> there. line st- j IlTi..5jon whlch been conferring with German officials willvelurn In VSVarsaiv-and make a report. This new development, was the di- rect, outcome of action ,by the. Poles who on Wednesday interrupted nego tlations with Germany, claiming tha upper Silesian situation-was sucli that i further deliberations were impossible. much lesa than as previous- ly reported. 'Regarding responsibility for niin war. he declares: i a1 surprise to entente representa- 'Behinci the kaSscr stood solidly the ]ierc Gen commander pnmmisslnn here. e Jt niat this action camo German people, who in consoci is the only party responsible for the acts of war." of the inter-allied commission here, expressed the view that the German government has sole authority at pres- 1.3 ui mti. _ 4 MIUUIIL lias aujii The teron disposes of President cnt In uprier ni finrmany with the Ftateuient Ubert of Germany with Hie ho Is a capable enough fellow.- He THREATEN STRIKE IF NON-UNION MEN USED TO BREAK STRIKE NEW YORKi Aug. threat to call a general strike on the New York, New Haven and Hart- ford Railroad- If 'non-union men arc employed to replace striking rootormcn arid conductors on the New York, Boston and West Ches- ter Railway; an electric line sub- sidiary to the New .Haven road, was made today by officials o eminent, bu' espei-tb to hear v hm a tli.1l IIK quit office. Rumanians To 3e Warned reparat.sn; committee ot the peace conference ha- drafteu mote which the supreme, touncil probably will scnil to Rumania mmediately warning the'Bucharest; ovcrnment that the reparations f er the German and Austrian Ircjuies vill ho entirely cut oft if the Human ans continue'to makc-jeqllisitions and hat all feiiuisilions alreidy imile bv he Jlumanians nil! bo deducted from that .nation's-share i" he indemnity to be paid b> Vllstri i llnmanian soldiers still coutlnuc seizing foodstuffs, farming machinery and other materials in Hungarv ami arc sending them to Bnmann but tha fact that an important railroad bridge near the Hungarian frontier has been wrecked wakes it impossible for IB goons to enter .Rumann A larsr number of cars are slalled at tint point and officers.are nnuiuiib sun. plies which they contain HCI U IVI II JUfilMIH.il U American delegate present. nnd the f) defeat ot the Uniled States will not bo represented suucu in _ _i------ on the inler-allied commission unless American rcpresenlalives from Dan- .for more than 100 miles, .flying .at .SOFIA. Bulgaria, Aug. Ot to feet. legislative elections liaye Baseball Results zig or Warsaw should Join it laler. sary preliminary steps for the sur-t fllnctjoiis of the 'commission cessfnl llolalion ol the It- is nre contincd to those ot an Invesllga- ciild, arc being taken, hill it may bo'tion anrt shall report lo. Ihe some lllllo time before a fitinl -decis- ion will be' readied as lo me etacl lerms on the bonds placed on sale. peace conference at PtvrL. D foreign office announced, today the government was very dcsl- of, having an impartial study of Iho causes and effects ot tho I p'resent disorders in upper Silesia and 'ot Its claim Uiat German sovereign rights are now being grossly violated SUIICU ill par'v headed by former Premier lln- (toslavoff. the left ouil agrarian par- tics gaining most of the seats. Aug. admiralty anpoiin- <-ca Iho award of Ihe Wcloria 't Cross fo UeiiL A. W. Shellon, -'t 't of-H. M. S. Agar, tor'console- uoua gallantry, r.oolncss and ft skill on Ih6 nlghl of June 17, f, In sinking tho Bolshevik cruis- v er Oleg In the Baltic Sea uruler; 't rtost dtmcull conaillons, It was -necesMry for this officer 16 penetrate, a screen; of ile- slroyors and owing fo Ihe breakdown of Ihe. Agar, he was compelled to remain In cloao proximity to Iho enemy tic- 4 slfoyers for 26 mlmilca wliliO v repairs. vVcro being _ _ v BERLIN, Aug. The Ger- man national aisembly's commit- tee to Investigate the matter of war responsibility was named to- day. Herr Peferson, a Democrat, was president of the com- mission, and br. .Peter a Centrist 'leader, named as vice-president. The of the war guilt committee i will be pub- lic, vlt was announced. Mr scmbly also appointed a new for- eign affairs committee with Philip Scheldemann presldenl. The committee will be composed of five three Centrists, three 'two German Nationalists' 'i'Arfil', One member of Ihc Peoples party. acre on dry land Is a pretty good showing this year. There Is such a liciil In Haymond, nnd JIayor U Ij. 1'ach Is the owner. He brought a sample Into town picked nt random that meas- tired over three feel in height. FARM LABORERS ARE NEEDED AT COALDALE Mr. Fack says It Is a most re- markable crop for IHIs year and thai he Inlly expects lo Ihrcsh Iwenly-five hiishcls .per .ncre from Hit! field. Threshing. Is tepefied lo begin early .next week '.n (Ms district. .1 charge that a German aviator Invaded Polish territory and bombarded tlio 'town of sosnowlere, 200 miles south- west, of Warsaw. Tho latesl reports from upper SI- v lesla were said to Indicate tie silua- In Ihc 'chief InduslHal centres la Improving slowly nnd Hi At many mines 'are. resuming oiieratlons.' CONFISCATE BANDITS' PROPERTY ;-Pints, AUK. Spanish au; 'indrlt'cs in Morocco have decreed the 'confiscation of all the properly be longing lo Itaisull, thetandlt cblcf, The farmers of Coalilale ills- 100 more experienced {ami laborers at once. A. rep- rescntiitlvft of tbe Herald visit- ed lliat district yesterday and was lolil that right aov, baling outflls were Mng ullo wanting men Todav threshing1 starts and the situa- tion .Iwlirbd ntore serious than An gram liar together with tho be t second .cuf-tiiig of alfalfa liave creaipd Rn'! unprecedented de- mand, tor help.1 This opportun. It) "hoUd be 4 great, boon to TODAY'S GAMES NATIONAL LEAGUE n. Cincinnati .J Philadelphia 2 SO Hilig and Tra- gcssor. Recond gliin Cincinnati .1 Philadelphia Sallee uni Adams. Chicago llarulen; "-If II B. c': 15 1 S ,3 Cheney ihJ In dry (ernto y who 't It they act nutekl) can get 4 three months' work at v good wages Conie 'nlong liod help save wlinf'gon'd tbero are In IM rjotmtrr. and rmko a Itltlo 4 monoy fo holn you through the winter' Hoslon Vaughn .anil Klllit? Wilson, v Second game: I Chicago Boston Slarlln and Daley n. 6 -1 0 Causey H E. ij 0 2 and Government' Has Relented Btt He Won't Exercise Official Authority WASHINGTON, Aug A Her having told William tho British in Citv, lhat his presence in was deenieJ "incompatible with the state in which relations between his gov emment, aa .Hhat of Oreat Brltiin have stood and do now stand the Jlexican foreign office is mnderslood to have relented and Mr XJumtnings expects to remain in the Mexican cap- aintormalion reaclung Washington today indicated that Mr Cnrommsp probably would not be permitted to exercise any official funcliom or make my representations lo the government Mr, 0 imrainss has been without official IMomatlc slalus since ho was left In Alexico a- Ih" sole represenlallve there alter Car Oowdy. H. H, E. 9 i 0112 Killingem and R. H. E. Plltsbllrg O't 100 020-C 10 1 New lort OM001 000-1 Coonev and Schmidl lisrncs and Snytler. "51 Louis Brooklyn Schr.pp and demons government. FINNS RECOGNIZE PARIS, I'nnish gov- n H J- crnment has diplomatic T n 0 scnlatives lo risthoiia, r in Poland, according to Latloro an 1 nounceraent. The j has crcnl.cn a legation at N ;