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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME Mil. SIXTKKN PAGKS LI-rrUDJUDf-E, ALBEP.TA, TL'l-SDAY, Dl-Cl'MHI-ll 23. 1910 S1XTKK.V PAGES NT.MBKR 11 CHANCE OF PEACE FOR CHRISTMAS GOESGLWMERING .German1 Mission at Peace Conference Finds It Necessary to Send Couriers Back to Berlin to Discuss Allied Proposals With Before New Year Now Appears Unlikely. .PARIS, Dec. of ratifications the German peace treaty before the end of the year is considered in French official circles as impossible. This oj.mion was formed today, when the head of the German deletion here announced that he would be obliged to return to Berlin to consult the government on the latest allied communica- tion. i GERMANS MUST OPEN THE LENS MINES UP LE.VS, or llic dlfflculiles or opening uii Ilio big coal mines ot north- >'rancc miisl awoll ihe Conference in Calgary Expresses Its Confidence in Outcome of Congress --0 Musi Csr.ijlt Berlin I PATHS.' DM." Uulasla, scc- 9 Ircla.-r ot [be peaca conference, hand- Uaron von J.crsncr, head of llic German legation, Ihc allied reply to Iho Uermaci note of Dec, lj. Uaron vnn Lcrsner told M. Uulasta that, owInK to dllflcultlca of communication and Ihu of Iho document, ILC [ell abused.lo consult Hcrlin, that be would all'his ex- pens, for the German capital tonight, llaron Ton IjCtsner exptesscti u ueaii-c lo lay emphasis on Ihe fact that his leaving Paris at Illis time was hi uo a rupture- of negotiations. Recognize German Petition Secretary'Dutasta In Hccoriiancc wilhi Instructions from .tbe supremo council, accompanied the allted note a verbal .communication, Jn wMch, II be assured Von Lersner taal the allies recognized ILa economic difficulties whtch exist ID Germany and wished Lo Lake IDGDI Into.account. If proof were "given had been made In Ule .estimate of floating dock miterUt. now Jn. posaeaelon or Germany, upon which 'he allies based Ihelr demanda !re'parttlon for the sinking, of the shlpi at Scapa Flow, Dulasta Is WA the Germait propor- anil un-. sifppcrt or. the wo'rli of the 'AEic- Congfess mernjng oy .Ihc uiHyors .flnd-c'ommusloners ofi'lbe province .who'.are attending a, confer- ence In this city. The contcfpncc Is representative of tile largest communi- ties In 'Aluerta, ana is nttcnned by men who, for the most parlr have Just, been re-ondorjeil br Iho elector- for another lerm of office. They Includo MayorHarfHe.-pf Lclhbridge; Mayor M. A. Brown, of Medicine Hat; Commissioner M ftecman, of I.elh- flrldec; Alderrhan lliickyalo, Merllclae Hat; Aldorman J. Kast, Kdmonton; I-Iiiyor Marshall, Commlsatoncrg Snnits and Graves, and Alderman Adami. Commenting on Ihe-recent opening of n pcrmnnent office In Calgary by the linluilrlnl Congress, many of the delegates lo the conference expressed lliclr satisfaction that (Ms slep Jiad liccn taken. Tlicy agreed llvit Ilio need for such n pcrmanenl organiza- tion was greal, and Hint il woulci fill a lone-fell waul. Mr. Freeman'i Views "What ire wanU" said Commis- iloncr of Lclhbridge, In nrcaklng of Uic Industrial work, "Is u nuroau where statistics and In- formallon regarding Industrial con- rlttlons may bo- obtained. Wo want lo be nblo lo talk business with a Itrosper.IIro manufacturer' wllh a b-.owledgo of the actual condition! which he must "face. We want sta- tistics on our linijons nnrt Ihe relative number which mlshl, be manufactur- ed'with profit In Ihe yen Urn prov- inces. want to be able (o tell our visitors nboril Ihe comparallre rilea, coils of manufncfure. lirlco of labc'r, and, )n facl, 'all Ilio details which must lie considered in starting nn'Industry." Other' SupporJtra Mflyor Clarke, who was recently rc- In Kdmonton by a large ran- Jorlly, was also enlhnilastlc about Ino' opening "of a permanent office by Iho Industrial Association. In ipeak- InH about Industrial condllionj In the north he slated L.IM a Jurge r.moqn; uf real etitalA 'bad changed hands in Kdmonlon for Industrial purpmes. The past month, he gald, bail been liuslcsl Itwliutrlally for some yean. Mnyur Jlardle ajiii oliers who nl- tbnctcd expressed Ihelr unqualified support of Hie movement and alntftd that Ihelr uonnciln alroni benlnil Iliem In of. (he IndcHrlal niovcmcnL Orflui Are Opened the IndgilrM Dcvelop- fiuint with which Is com- bined Ibe mtamfHinl. ot Indus- trial Conmw, wUcli Kill fifco place In jine, 1920 IMS located permanent nffjco3 kl 40V-491 LMEheed hlllldlng. The' oltlces' are twine opened In of Obtain H. C. .Anderson, n'lio has Jn newjipi Calgflryjor'apme years. LOST FATHER AND BROTHER iN WRECK Maine, 23 I'hlllls BbrlhwIcV, whose falher aeil brother were litlled In Ihc rail- road accident, leaving-her alone In Ihe world, Is being for" at Ihe homu of (ho resident engineer, A. 6. Wolff, at this place, nnlll word Is re- ceived Irom relmlrca In TlidaJe, Sun. where Ihe farolly tolnj FUSION Of. iANKS '-ONnON, Dr.c. 23.-An.68rMinonl work In lreen (or Ihe faslot of Ihe A manater! rrorlticlsl and Union Bank is.Id be appolnleil shorily after Ihe- Coutts and company. beginning o[ the year and a will te In tiddlllon lo Iho worJf .of promolJng Ibe annual In- this offlco will mado. an Indiistrlfll Information burcnu for (ho wcit. Feed Agents Blamed'For Slow Deliveries; Govt. and Railways Doing Best Tlic foIloiv-iiiE on the situailnn haS been senl the Henili tor pubJ.cafJon by Coutls Local N'6. in. of tbe U.F.A.; Coults, Dec. 1019. Editor Herald: would like (o stale through columns of your jvaper. that after a thoroueli mvcalljjallon, wo have cordo thai the Tallroods of Canada arc not (o blamo the scarcity of feed, autf the fall urn of Uia feed 10 arrive, in our case at icaat.'pul as Mr. J. D. Smith, EuncrinteMtfcnL of (ho Weed and Seed Branch of llic Donariuieut ot Aerl- culture, says, lny and feed agents, arc 'primarily arvj solely ti blouio." Wo placed orders one nearly, two mouths ago for aL least 20 cars of lialeJ oat tor Xovetutier. delivery, 'and up to datQ arc uuahle to gel the or money the acenis fiivo us is tlic rallrotds arc (o blame. Tho fact these agents liave quoted tho straw at such a low .irlco oarly In tHat they aro fiDd- It ItupOEclblo to CHI Iho ordej-K at Iho .There ought'lo be some way Tor (ho eorcmnient (0 the.59 feed agents do the right Mid not hold ihe hundreds of dollars ol.horrowodj ihoney poor farmers arc Interest on lor months, Ibe ns a The Government relief agent has boon and hag temporarlly rclleved our dfslresa to tho citenL oC ono ton of-'ljay for our stock anil n food supply for the people. wish lo Lothbridec .Herald for the interest, they have taken in our Lchalf. is no paper that Is so easily ntxcsslble 33 a mouth-plecft for the faraiftTB and.Iho farmers all realize, that they have a champion In. the arid yet a greater cham- nlon (ii our representative, A. Buchaoan. TJXtTED FARMERS OF AM1KTITA. NoM31, Coutts, Alberta, JOHN A. UIIAHAM, Seeretary-Treasurer. How Much CctnWe Exceed Objective In Xmas Cheer Fund For Kiddies! Herr no'opin- ion, on the" document presenled by Diitaata. Lloyd tp George Wili1 soi'f'b'raris'next week fo confer Clemenc'e'au. HELSlNlifUHB, Dte. Lettlih government hal decldid to open with the aov. let government of-RuaiTa with Iha Intention of. arranging .for an ar- mlatlce, according to advlcea re- ceived here from Rlg'a. BROKERS PLAY SANTA CLA'-'S Wai Street Bulta'arid Beara Entertain Children NEW JfOHK.'Ucc. anil beatc of Wall street plajcd Sanln Clans on Ihe [lour an eicrescohcc on the map of Ireland and.wauM-be rufnotis lo Ihe Lradc and industry. arthe'norlh- ern provinces.. We yearn for peace, hul in Iho Lloyd George [.brief we sco nol peace, bul Iho Bword." 'London Presa Favorable Dec, AEide froih or twa irreconcUabtaianUJiq3ie rule Into a area, taltlnp sit coun- Journals, London oewspaperj) on the, whole, ,-V.fj able reception (o (he' go reriirni this ties at the basts, and where posslhle Catholic comnnmitles, while including- -Protestant coftimunt-l lies In conterminous counties In order) to pro-ducB an area as homeogenoua as possible' underMhe clrbum stances. The premier ciplalDed that, coancll representing-, tte two meats -woLilfl .be '.given 'the 'powers of private hlll-leBlsliUon'frDm-tlw new, 'scheme for Irish _ .._ era inept; None, however, express; pectation ol the success 'ol the'plan. Wt.fio.jiL Is recopiiied s.ich n, hill as PremKer Lloyd Georges oullinotf'yes- Icrday, the fourth home rule measure to he presented to-parliament, IJB absolutely'rejected by a section of the Irish people with ausplcion ami distrust'by ulliors, It Ja contended il should be-fairly consid- ered and. tried. Dally Pleased Tho News, perhaps thorough champion ot ]rish home rulo ot the London newspapers anil' n BR- rere critic "or Premier Lloyd George ar.J the coalition government, says: "Tlio government, bill given Ireland i greater degree of n.ulonoiuy, since t sets up an Irish parliament, and it manifestly contemplates Iho probalill- ly of'a united'Irish parliament. In the despcrnlo slluution In which Ire IIIC IJL Vl U IU H I I VJ- PASO, Teifts, Dec. Jlani1 now stands, this offer, BO far ns in llic Mexican laws allowing eiporla- tlon of silver, .will result In two ol the biggest mines in Chihuahua being reopened after. Jan. 1, IL IVRB an- today by r. C'unnlnfHnm, owner of of the minea, Tho mines had heen closed for several yenn. BRITISH AUTHOR DIES "VVOodseys, English aulhor and traveller, died here yejlcr.lay, af- ter a brief lllncBS. Jlc was 65 years old. JAZZ ORCHESTRA FOR CHURCH Denver Pasicr Provides Musfc Kick In It" 'Wilh DKNTKR, Col., Dec. The Tldv. G. R.- Lackland, paslor of the draco Mcthodldl Kplacbpal church, an- nounced thai lie would n real negro Jazz orchcBlm'uefore llic pulpit next Sunday afternoon (n nti effort to awaken the enthusiasm of lilg Krognllon. "Jaza music woke ciplainctl the Mcv. Mr. land, "end why. shouldn't it -wako Iho cliurcli? 'cm up somo music that has pep nntl a kick In It. Music that will pul Iho con- Bregatfon In a.framo of mind to np- procliilo real religion. Christ mlu- Kied with the .common jieoj'lc nnd used Ihelr customs lo Improve condi- tions." Englishmen can judge, should not be Tojeclecl cut of Land, Assuming U to be honestly put forward." Belief that, tho hill offers the only possible wfly out of the Irish tangle pmrllamenta cbmplete'''dla-; cretioh; to1 confer upon, -mailer" aulhofilies. r .If It, irere so Ihe prcmJerj. continued, the 're- tirn rt'prtiEcntalJy.'-H'ac Ihe yery first election with s a union. ftlJ to.brlcis about Imperial, v The powera reserved to Lba Imper- ial .DarHarnent, Mr. Llpyil said, would Include, the peace nnrl war, foreign army .and 'navy, defense, treason, tradb outelde of Ire- land, navigation, including, nierchant shipping, anil 'cable's, colii-! age, trade marks, llghUjousea higher" Judiciary, unlll there la -.an agreement the two ed. Judges ahouM lc appoint- The Irish legislatures, he said, would have full control of cducai.cii, local government, land, roajg, bridges, tnmsporlotlon, Includ- ing railways and duals, old age pen- sions, Insurance, municipal affairs nnd licensing, ft TTRS not. proposed, he declared, to retain control of the pollne In Imperial hands, beyond three years. The postal service would not be transferred until there iras single parliament.. Proceeds of land annul- Is by tho L11ier.il ChronlclD, in IreianVuld he ilven as which says, on the ,ho meaBure "if, 8lft lftC t- gencroua. Fiyesceinff plan will be opposed" nearly cvcrr- Ireland, largolr because none of the conlendlne ficlloni is willing to he fair to any of tbe ollicrV Ihe nO r "Tho government, tho British peo- and the British parliament, must recognize and discount Iheso oppasi- llons In advance- Onlr lit winy can nny change which is, ellher Just or ivcrkable be In Ireland." Beit Scheme Yet The Dally Kail declarer it lo ba a belter schema than any previous gov- ernment has produced and on lioncal wo parliaments, said the premier, vho oubt at tbe year. Irifh DUBLIN. Dtc. TriRh Inde- the daily newspaper whoso (ypcsettfng machtnes ind atcreofyp- Ins planl were crippled hr unknown persons, who forced their way Inlo (lie building of Ihc ncwe- Saper, ycalcrdny niihlEshed t paper of much smaller size thin asii'l. In H an account of (he raid oo Ihc In- dependent's plant was pririled'and ULC ariiclf, .crUlcking ihe alluck on Krcncli, Lp which It Is Iho ralderfl objcclcd, la Retailers of Canada Mostly Avoid Over-Charging Says Board of Commerce Report toilOS'fO, Dec. A THANKSI On behalf of tbo Nary League of Canada I wish lo IhanX all Ihose .fho subscribed lo Iho t 4 fund and also lo the commit' lee, 'MnT Ewerl, Mrs, Cony- Mrs. Mesarf. 4 Wnnlnj, Dunbar, Kfnr, Bmcno and ClarVe, for their elforli In raising Ihe money. 4 4 KRBDW. DOWMER, 4 Chairman. 4 4 4 Its work liaa liccn hy the holird of commerce, describing tho work dono (n Investigation Q( the prices In collection with the fttlnilnislmtloa of the Combines and Kalr Prices act, and giving an D'jtllne of Us policy. After elating thai the buard'a juris- diction >s to profits la over (cod, fuel and ctothfntf, (ht5 report> says that while public hat become avaro of Iha work done through riibllc hear It has not anrthlnit of tke far greater number 'of InTestlgaLlcms coKjncled by tawa tbe has estahllehed mach- Incrj' which keeps It tontlnoally ae- Qdatnted with manufacturing and pro- iiucllon costs of commodities within jurisdiction. In Ihe mailer ot unreasonable He- cumulation of necessaries ay oi hoard's authority extends IL admlis thai a certain amount of s'orage Is. absolutely necessary. Hut irhore Ihta (3 taken, aclrnntago 'of. to cnhanea) prices tho board mar act to and place on 'the', mnrkcf. Utc food-: Eturfi sb unreasonably "If charjcs of hoanlhg are laM and esbbllshed before tho board, or If tko board otherwise awara' commlaslon of of: fenders may. look for relentless Im- position of the says the report. The Nwil'i Ibe report lays, i' confined lo inf oats claai M or In'Jutrr, but hare eiicnrfed to ufacturers, tietf and lo 'The boarfl. Iirdeed, hM (omul mg fensrallj. a detlre to aroirl even Ihe' ;