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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII, TWENTY PAGES LliTIIBWDGE. ALDEKTA, MONDAY, DECEMHEU 1'Jl'l TWENTY PAGKS NUMBER 10 RATIFY PEACE BY CHRISTMAS IS PARIS WISH Question of Reparation for Sinking of Hun Fleet at Scapa Flow About Only Obstacle Now Standing in Way of Def- inite Peace Proclamation for World Xrhas Present Land Girl "V.C." Weds the Man Whose Life She Saved PARIS, Dec. supreme covmcil, il became known today, is making every effort to reach an agreement with Germany on the question of reparation for the sinking of ihe German fleet at Scapa Flow, so lhal the protocol may j be signed and ratification of the treaty of Versailles cxchang-" ed before Christmas. The question was up during a long and busy session the council this morning, al which the terms of the note re- plying to the last communication of the German represent- atives were considered. No decision being reached, another session will be held at 7 o'clock this evening. Hcuvy Importations From Brit- ain and U. S. Expected to Replenish 'Stocks IHc. frtc 'riiss carries ihe tullowing Irom That LJJ ere >'lll bo a heavy importa- Iftni replenishing of t to, the lojig drought Itis -CxwcUdi n's "soon lis' possible, take ad- taRc of the Icgislalton placed on tbo uic .hooks Jftst session to pctilloti a' plebiscite on tho of mid manufacture. In tbc meantime-, however, there will be an Interregnum wliicb will be fully taken of by the Ihirsly ones nuil !iy those vi'ho have had big slocks on bind against the day when the bar- rier goes dovrn. U. S. Supply Available 11 Is Eluled that there aru gallons oi Intoxicating Honors in tin1' United Stales, which inuaL bn ex-1 ported on January 1G, if It is (o he got rid OL at all. It is suggested in some quarters that, much of tbis will find it9 way to Canada nntl there are soiuo who even hint at a connection between [ho Canadian and American dates. One obstacle, apart from llie cus- toms duties the way of hr-avy Im- portation from ULG Unit id Stales for purposes of inler-provincial traffic, Is, however, the exchange slluntlon. Ow- ing lo tho provincial lawa against, tho purchase, tbc liquor would have lo be contracted and raid for on Ihe other side and Ihc American dollar the Canadian. Heavy Importations I from (Ireat UrKain might lie anlld- for llie very opposite reason, though-supplies nl Scotch STC -Ji'.'.l lo he low on the other side ot ihc At- lantic. Wlillc tbc pivernmuiii auuaicd lo some extent by a desire to avoid lest In the courts, Hon. C. J. Jlohcrly. minister of Justice, objects strenuously to (ho Idea that the ac- llou taken is nctnalcd by a desire to 'o a ivet -spell to thirsty souls. The fact that the .liquor nnd racing orders Included is Incidental lo tbo pur- pose, rattier than Iho reason for 11. CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS This meeting will take place m Premier Clemencrau's cabinet at the war office and It Is believed that the will be handed during the evening to Baron von Lersntr, head of the German miisian, In the hope .of expediting whatever considera- tion the German delegation finds necetsary to give to It. Few dttrilli now remain lo be disposed of "ay the Council to clean up all the work of the peace conference, with, the exception of the Hungarian aid Turkish treiLlei and the Russian situation. It Ipcfay that all else might be deposed of in time to permit, thr. celebration of. Christ- mat in a slate of effective peace with' Uermany, unless that nation maintains certain- of her objec- tions to the final termi, after re- ceiving Ihe council's note. Ireland Will Have Two Legislatures Under New Bill Lloyd George Will Announce Scheme al Opening Session oi British House Freedom in Internal Affairs mul Representation in Imperial Views New Movement as Hopeless as Solution for Irish Troubles. Tlic inhabitants cl Hatching, a litlle village on tlie'Pusicx DOTTIS. have neTCr their livos knov.-u suck i a as llic occasion being the marirage of Miss PcgEy FiFher. .1 l.inrl girl Mr. A. A- S. Marslull, whose I I life ehc saved vvlien he was Bored by in lulurialctl bull. Hero is rliom Hit forlilal parly driving (roni the church I in a Eally-tlc-ccirated farm Good fellows Very Muck In Evidence This Week and Cheer Fund Grows JAMES T. GORDON, OF 'PEG, DIES SUDDENLY Archbishop Walsh nnd Cardinal Logue Protest Attempt on Lord French's Life Dec, letter from Arehbiahop Walsh, condemning the nl- tempt on thp life of Viscount French, was read in'all Catholin churches In the Dublin diocese yesterday. In his leUer the nrchblshop saya: "Tho attempt at assassination of the viceroy, which startled and shocked Iho clly yesterday, calls for tbc melan- choly protest of ei-ery Irishman ivhb loves his country-and .who hopes to see the present rule of coercive- gov- ernment, in Ireland brought lo a. final ible of deluding himself into the be Icf lhal such a method of seeking re- dress for the.inisKQVcrnmcnl ot thin country h likely In'help tbc efforts rlphlcous men, who are working earnestly with Iho single purpose ol rn-nsinbll3hlng In our country a reign of liberty And justice. "Many among arc old enough lo remember tho 'feelings with which now, not far ehort oi 40 ycnrs sgo. all Ireland heard of the murders of I'hoc Pork. H was the vain hc-pc of (hose in that awful Irngedy Ihat [hey were making ihe iHlurc government of Ireland (by England) an imnossl- U LOSIIMSIHC.P. Several of Injured Rescued Arc in Hcrious Condition IJt- of Cold Thls Ifi-Chrislmns week. There laii'i a kiddle in IUG city v-'ho hasn't been wailiuE for it for month's past. This is the weck wlien the fccneroEity of the Good Fellows' of .Lclhbndce and dis- trict will be demonstrated in J practicable manner. For this is tbe .rich. when, llic Herald's an- TtvM. Christmas Cheer. L-'iind, distributed in such a "way unrig sunshine Into the homes where misfortune and .straitened' clrcnmslances would preclude ihe long-awaited advent of Santa Claus, The Good Fellows have been generous Ihls Christmas, nni! Uic lund keeps swelling daily until It Is a real-pleasure lo write about it. Today it. stands near the mark and there arc two days Lo go in il is hoped lo reach and pass Llie thousand dollar mark. With tbis amount, part ot ubicu wilt go to lac Salvation Army for their regular Christmas relict work among Ihc poor and tbc remainder lo Hie Nursing Mis- sion for I'llrislmas Cheer in in- vestigated cases and for relief gcn- crally, tho city should be able to go io bcil on Christmas' Eve se- cure in tbo knowledge that happi- ness will reign supreme in Leth- bridge on Christmas morn. That is the nil 11 of this fund which Iho Good Fellows have ably accoml- cd so far. That is wliy it goir.g lo go bounding over the mark oil Wednesday. Previously acknowledged, Annie and Marlovr.. 2.00 IJcrt and Uuth W J. Maugh'aR......... 3.00 10.00 10.00 s. S. :lTible "VMS? Knor. Church ___ M. Jolnislone U. Matchett.............. n.................. Crystal Dairy, Ltd., and em- ployees 2.00 10.00 21.00 Total to date............JS7-1.20 Of Course, Provincial ttcslrict ions Will Slill in Vogue WINNIPEG. Dec. T. Gordon, president oE Gor- don, Ironsides and Fares com- pany, died this afternoon yi, his homo here. He had been in failing health for some years, bill his end was nol looked fur so suddenly. Mr. Gordon waa born at Tweed, Oul., iii 1S5S. IM-SIRESEf LONDON, Dec. Lloyd George addressed the house of commons this evening on the Irish The premier lasl wtek announced his purpose of presenting to the commons on this occasion the details cf th? gov- ernment's Irish home rule bill. In opening his address, today. Mr. Lloyd George remarked oh Extreme difficulty of his task; "difficult he said, "aflef such a discreditable outrage as has 'just been perpttreted In The premier saiJ that parlia- ment must Het the fact right into ils mind lhal in the existing cir- cumstances no possible scheme for Irish home rule was universally acceptable. Therefore, he con- tinued, parliament must assume the responsibility propose what il thinks fair and just. A just seliremrnt would be found nol in a home rule scheme, but In ils working. Announce Bill Today LONDON, DRC. Premier Moyd George ivas ready at the opening of parliament, today to .innuunce the de- tails or the government's Irish home [rule bill. The inrasuro. It is bcllcrcd, jivill give n large nuiouut ol autonomy jio Irclanil. 1 Two one for Ulster nnd one Tor southern Ireland, ivould bn provided nnd Ihc way is left open for n. union of the ivo they decide to lake this step. Fullest liosslhlo freedom would be accorded Ihe Irish lepislaUires In .the adiuinl.s- Ipring of ifie affairs of Ireland, while In inallciB affecting thn empire, Ire- land ivouM have a Voice hi the Im- perial parliament. Comments news- papers mi Ibc prcmibT's Btatcnicnl re- veal general hopelessness regarding any Improvement" In llie siiuatloii na being likely Much interest Is evidenced III (be stateincnl, hut the outlines ot the home rule hill are quite ,Tvell khoivii nohody expects the iu Sic accepted by Ihe bulk of the Irish people. Neither Joseph Devlin, nor oilier Nationalist mem- bers of parliament, are exuecled (o miwlc in Dublin this A pastoral leUer from Archbishop Wal.sli, tloprccaiing violence and ad- vising obedleucc iu British authoriiy. was read in an Catholic churches oi ihp jjuulin ilioccae Cardinal Lognc, primate o[ Ireland. ha? ick'granhE'l Viscount Frenci] con- ii upoii his escape from as- Only 19 of Crew ,of Manxman Wrecks Reported nltend the j regarded meeting; today, Is showing Ihelr minds al- General Strike Was Planned To'ready made up In an adverse seosc. Tic Up Lumbering in U. S. nnd Canada the- com- tip of Ihe new Ctnadt returns practically to n tials d pefica Lhho rcslrlctlTio imposied bj order-In- council ihft Menurei Act will, ivlth somo eicepttons, he remoT- ed. And In the case of. the eicep- Ihn orderE-in-ccAinfill tcvmlnata At Ibe end oi 100 lien Session of par- llAmcrlt War time restrictions which -'will cease lo be operative on January INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn., Dec. general itilke' of Industrial Workers of the World, which, ft was reported, was scheduled ID becjln In the northwest.on January 1, has been postponed indefinitely, according lo Information received here Last night from the military intelli- gence bureau al Washington. The strike, it was reported, vsas intend- ed to paralyze the lumbering in- dustry of Minnesota and other states and portions of Canada bor- cr, the ncrth-VJcEl states. Presence of federal investigat- ors as as troops at Interna- tional Falls is said to have had a disheartening effect on the l.W.W. leaders In the movement. IV.V Maine. Dec. "was contiouod today Tor hudlcs in (Pic :d inaan ot locomollvcs and cars Iho Canadian Pad He (racks two mflcis weal or bcrr, caused rrrock on Saturday which oc- 1 through a collision bcl )L Vrtiln rtnrl an emigrant Epecial, --is bollovatl Hi fit Frcrt Wilson, of iho special train, and Kapl- ucer Biigioy, of tbo freight, who aro would be found burled uutTer- neatli Jha lenrfers. Canadian Pacific officials believed hoy Imil Jilenllflcd tbt botllps o( f.'nrl tAndurAon, Golden. H.C.; Mrs. J, Ding- "What was the result? of course, yot all but Incrl'.nMe, Ihc prospect or refonn. Mich aa It then wns. Jjc'camn far dimmer of brlchlcr. and Ireland wag hroLiybt un- der n system of coercive -government llio Ilka of which we must all hope and pray we will never condemned Cardinal Logue In a nirvsagc denouncing the crime, Cnnlini) 1-oguc say.i: "K IB trno that'we arc subjected to nharp trial.mid repression. Rnch RS hns been in modern ever, hy aiitocrntic. Hnssl.T or ovprhfiarinp Ooruuny, with- out serious efforts on Ihr, j-srl of our rulers lo apply remedies ivlilch woutil have Infallibly chvlalcd Ihc prcsonL con'llticrt.s and secured I ran tin II iiy. "We Jinrc licon treated like chil- dren, our nurses dangling toy.i and faxing Ihoir IneciiiiUy lo kcop us qniol Iiy devlnlnK aoino shadowy distraction, llul our neoiilo tliould be pallcnl, knowing tbal nucli nn unnatural and violent Mate of things cannot lasl, Auoic all, there should bo no repris- als. Thai way llci rufn." THE HAGUE, Dec. German government has asked for thc( extradition from Holland of former Lieut. Vogel, for the mur- der of Rosa Luxemburg, The re- quest wifl be heard tomorrow be- fore the tribunal at Haarlem. I 1 Include those on race track bclllne g PROHE '-and on Imporlatlon. manufacture and Inler-iirovluclal trade In alcoholic II- SOvIEl PROPAG BRITISH AUTHOR DIES M'AIXJN, Santo L-tnlona lalniid, M'ooJaeys, KnnH.3h nuthor quora. The orders in-councll remaining in force include: -I'ulp nnd paper con- trol; coal anil nugar control; nElvcr coinage; trading with the enemy; ex- portation of. gold; internfncnt opera- tions; greater production on reserves, and censorship, t Liquor RestrittFoni Off of the restrict tana impos- and traveller, died hero yc.ilerJay, nf- ed by ordcra-ln-councll on tlio liquor WASHINGTON', Dec. 32.-Inves- tigation by the foreign relations committee into the activities of lltisstan propagandists In this country was ordered Saturday by Ilia spnr.to which adopted a rcsolu- lion by Senator Kcnyon. Kcpuli- lican, lowP, providing for such an inquiry. lit Is reported that Sir Edward Carson and his toltowers will accept the plan lor n, separate parliament, for Ulster, Itut tbis is likely to anlasonlze rather than reconcile tho rest of Ireland Will Re Generous It is conceded, even by opnononis o[ the governMent, IIiaL Ihe nllcrant againsl the life of Viscount French, lord-llcuLcnanl of Ireland, will not nf- feel the government nor induce it (o change the scheme lhal has been Trained, huL it 13 oxpccletl that Itila will not he counted as generosity by Ihe enemies of the Irish Although precauLIona h.ivo been tafcc'i '.o prevent possihlo anll-covcrn- mcnt demonslrallona in parllamcuL they do not extend EO far as to ex- clude applicants for tickets Tor the public galleries. It Is understood by the .Mirror lhal r, very large number of Irishmen have ashed labor mem- bers lor tickets, which, tho news- rapCT3 say, have boon Isucd on n sonie- what generous scale, huL 11 assum- ed persons ndmltted arc not ac- tualert by a desire to make trouble, ns there Is an jjart nr ihc person issuing a ticket. for the behavior of Its iio53essor, inc-mhcrs themselves, accordlns to (be Herald, the labor organ, have ir.o the premier's state- ment, knowing what he Is gefng (o say and having formed opinions. Wrecked Loyal Press Office Unknown persons last night entered -VEtV YORK, Dec. 21--Nineteen sur- vivors or ihe Brllisli steamer Manx- man, which foundered 400 miles ofC tbc Nova Scotia coast on Dec. IS, ar- rivct! here today on the steamer IJrti- ish Isles. They were picked up L-oni a lifcborl-and n raft. The parly In- cluded the second officer. Tire oi the. engine room crew, llie chief slcn'W and 12 seamen. The captain and all others o[ Ihc crew- or 52 perished, Canadian Recruit Ashore QUEHEC. Dec. was learned through Ihe signal service here last" Ih? steamer Canadian Polnl, is in R'ba'd way ahd'iho ho'lda'.oE 'he vessel are full of water. Canoes were ordered from Tadou-, sac and Ihc officers and takAi off tho vessel. U is Ibat the Grey ami Lord Stralli- cbna will leave here for Lbc scene ol tlic irrcck this morning. Schooner Wrecked WBLLKhEKT, Mass.. Dec. British Echonncr James Stales, hound from Liverpool, N.S., for York, went ashore here earlv yesterduy and ba a Lola! and bis crew o[ sev off, U No Taking Things Easily tcr a brief Illness. old. her Jnfanl and n ihrre yearr., dale, IIoTnton, Vincouver; Andrew Antlerflon, Kdsionton; Mra. A. Blsiellc, SanValoon; Klnar Xlteon, Dayfou, fc-i J. H, Cartwrighl, Van- cauver; Kllccn, four years oUT, and John Penloy, nged five, (Irand Kails. N.B.; Klremnn C. K. llltcbins, J'oil- land, Mnlnc, and Mtrhael Ktenn, 07. James ami Thomas JJcrlhwick, Tis- dlff, Walca, on to V SHOP EARLY Only 2 More Shopping Days Till Christmas He was P5 years trndc ends n phnsc of federal action which opened nearly tfro yfiara ago. KOLCHAK 1 a (ow wcfks of ihe Union FROZEN ernmcnt comlcg Inlo power, tlic use o! _____ grain for distillation 0[ portablp li- i.ONUOX 22- t (jiinra wag forbidrtcn From Ihc lo.sl of'lhft'army poinmanrteil Iiy' and will] srcnlcr day of Doperaber. 1011, Importation r.t Admiral Knlclink, head nf Iho ucint; I'm offices ot Iha Dublin Daily (Icpoiulcnl. a nnivspaper Bharp- ly rriliclztd nttack on Vfscounl Prcuch, ivret-Miis Ihc lypenoidns dilnca and rrijipllnR (do TO DEATH jplanl. ncronllnE I" illspnlfhcs. I Thr. riililers cscnjiDil ns quickly ns liilttrlrcd tli'l thp. of Vistuniit h' OTTAWA, Dec. oxpoctod lliat Sir IloUrt Bordeii will spend tho lioUJny spason In and leave fir (lie Boulli shorlly otter Iho Isgin- nlng oi January. AL prescnl Ihc prc- nilcr Is taking Ihlngs more easily and HID days he goes to tils office In thti KasL Illock. only spends a short lime Ihcre. There is Mill'no announce- ment as lo who will be ncllnp; premier during Ihc absence or Sir Robert llor- Aen. Sir George roster this evening slaled IhiU hp lisil nol licard that lha nuosllon had hoen decided U. S. SELLS ITS WAR SUPl'LIKS TO ALUES FOR ENORMOUS SUM' tjinir opprn- llquor containing more thai. 2i; plfr In Sllieria. cent, proof spirits u-ns forhlililen, -.n Three months later, there WHR :i ther ordcr.-in-rotmclT paaapd prohlbk- Ing Di.iuufacturr, and Irftde. There ordore-in-councll nre to lerrDlualc wllb Ihc close of the pro- tnl yofir. In.' reBclodlng these anfl other urdcrs-ln-rouncll as war measures, the lakea tne although no proclamatlmi has yet hccn hsucfT drclnrlng Ihe war no longer exists, actual war conditions long ago leased In fact, of. tUo federal In-conncil docs nol. of course, affect restrictions on sale Inipcsed by the radons provincial In Jill the provinces, eicepl Quebec, prohibi- tory legtalalloij 'j, in force, and In Quebec the penults mere- ly thft sale of light winei and bcei. There li further a reJerAl statute fn rilslence irblch prohibit! importation lor sale of liquorlnto provinces whore la Bitch province In prohibited. with Ihe eloic of Ihc preeenl thcro will he no re- Btrlcllona on Imrorldtlon- for >mv al ficrnrding lo n less dispatch rccclvcrl Iicrc from coys'. OTTAWA DIVINE DIES ON EVE OF WEDDING OTTAWA. Dec. Harold V. Hamilton, Son of tbe blMhop Hanilllon Mrs. llnniilton, (lied Saturday after a Miorl Illness. Decnnsed look 111 Hioid.iy last on the eve oi his wedding Ho was la have mntried Miss MnrgarcL of Ilromley, Kent. on Mjtuluy, A brother resides In Xclson. U.C. BELGIAN COAL MfNERS1 STRIKE IS SETTLED DIUJSSELS, Dec. Blrikc of coal inlnrrs flt Cliarlerol has The employers and workmen have ncrcptcd Ibc solution Miggftaled the .minister of Inhor under Ihr miners ivlH receive y nnd riiilclly and n-ithoui eicitlng he of outiilctt'r.4. Tlie dam- igc dour dnrincf Ihr raid is estimated it prvernl pounds sterling. he work of destruction having bcc-n lone Rrcat' Ilirroiifihntss.' The mp.ii who aUcinptcd to nln l.rn-fl-T.ieutcnnnt French rontiniic nl liberty anil RS far as known, no Further ctwcn to their Identities havo licoii obtained. A Dulilip rlfapntch to i Daily Mail says: A mar- hum for Sinn 'r'cincra will PLAN TO KFDNAP BELA KUN FAILED VIENNA, Dec. plot to Bela Kun, formerly com- munist ]eider of Hungary, and hand bin over to the Hungarian authorities has hern frustrated by the Austrian police, Th( police, learning of the plot, jUrtstid brothers, Latfisllws and Andreas Harvatn, al K arisen, where Beta Kun Is Interned. The broth CM, viho are Hungarians, rf.arfe a con- feeslon to the It was NKW YORK, Dnc. A toUI of 5700.000.000 was realized hy ihe sale Tinned Slates war material In Eng- France. Ilelfilum.Mlaly nnd (Joi- ninny, Krtwln li. Parker, of Houston, rhalrrnnn of Ihc United Slates llquiilaliiin comixilsalort. staled yealer-