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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. LETHBIUDGE, ALBEP.TA, .MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1919 NUMBER 15 Ye Olde and Ye New Italian View of Fiume Anglo-American Commerce Wants Port Controlled by Small Nation SOME INSIDE FACTS HY ITALIAN GENERAL HOME. Doc. hondllns ol tin! Klurce situation has, from (lit first been a succession' of blunders, sail Gen. Robilant, who wrva commander of tlio fourth army during Iho war, Ital- ian representative on'lae intcr-allieil riillllary commission at Versailles ami a member ot the commission which conducled an Inquiry Into disorder at Flume last July, waa unsparing of M3 criticism and c'nMrt hy declaring: "Discontent Is creeping Into the ormy because of Injusllccs'whlcli have j been committed, mil 1 trust Italy will triumph over all present dimoillles." j Flume, which Ihe speaker described as on Italian determined, he asserted, lo remain Italian and not to become Croatian bcloro the ciucsllon" existed, and while tbo Juler- tst ol Italians -nas centred on Trent RUd Triesle. In support of hlj declar- ations, be pointed out (hat tha treaty of I.fliiilon gave Flume lo CrbLla. For this reason tho plebiscite at Fiumc couli not recognized by Italy, lie said, Because It was contrary i to the pact'61 London, nor could Italy' proclaim annexation ot. Frame, cause the allies would neither have 'permitted nor .acknowledged II. "Anglo-American he de- clared, "needed; Flume as a'port of entry Inlo central Europe, preterrlne to have It in Ihe hands.of a Email coun- irr rsiheVJhan under Iho control of R great power." .This plan 'was backed "by the peace conference, which was favorable.lo Ihe.SlaT peoplec, wishing tbnm'lo form a barrier agalnet a TCE- TirrecUon of Genhany.r Atglo-Amerl- can capllallsm selected three Jugo-Slaivia'; the second to Turkey] and the'third lo Poland. Turkey Is! under coulrol of the league of nations And all know the league ol nations Is In the hands of Iho Anglo-Salons." Where'llaly Failed Tbo ItaKan supreme' command was attacked for not occupying im- rfie-Jlalely nflcr (ho armlsilco vrllh Austria, when Innesbruck was taken over by Italian Lrc-opa. Flume, ho said, ivas only two miles from Iho armlslic'e line and a French general ordered that Fiume he occupied. In carrying out this plan, however, a Serbian battalion was sent into Ihe city ahead of French, troops. "Then the Italian commander realiz- ed his mistake." Iho general "end urged Llial nn Inter-allied force be sent Inlo Fining.- Thla step was op- posed- by Iho Gen. Hobilanl, who was fit-that time at Versailles, was naked by tbo Hal- Ian government, lo obtain' from lli'j .French consent for an allied occiw tlon ol Ihe city and be saw Marshal Focb, As a rcjult Italy was a (o assume comm.ind over Inler-allicil forces In and about Flume. ''Conflicts BOOH occurred Ijcl tho French and Ilallan treujis." speaker said, "and caused. clpally by the tact [hat the. had remained friends of Ihe French while Ihey had conlimicd to be our enemies.. Tho siluation became diffl- sltu-'-ion? :vhich .results] were.duo In an excess of prov< and an excess of reaction. ,-fTha ,bost policy would have been lo have spoil Inncously given finllhfactlon lo France for Iho French killed ant Indemnity. .Insteai tjf Ihnt, an Inter-allied commission was anpoffiled to conduct an Inquiry This was a great mlsUke, ni Italy pearerl before that commission as tile accused and hjrr rcpresenlallvo nlways Ip Iho minority. In Iho ond, aP (be govcrnmcnls accepted Lhe very gravo proposals of Iho Ibe'lnlc-madonalfzatlon of Flume. D'Annunzlo'l Coup "Capt. tVAnnunzlo's oxpedillon Inlo Flume prevented Iho execution ot commission's proposals, which waa n. If Iho national coun- cil had been crealeil under tho aus- pices ot tho Inler-allled. commission under Ihose ol Capt. d'Annunzlo, It would' have assumed Import- nnco as harlag virtually inlernal.ional sancllon. 1 bdllovo Inler-alltcd-pollca would hire remained there only lemp- or.irlly." Clfn. nobllant, who was In command ol troops on Ih6 armlsllrft lino when Ihe D'Annunzlo. coup tcok pjace, was nbout (o supprea? Iho movement, he was called In Home. "Inlerlercnco-of Irresponsible, per- YE OLE, AND Eallanl-knight his lady wed her close, with all bin cliarma, "Ah. lucky is that they said; "lie holds his fortune in Ills nnni-'1 YE HEW The scene is changed; a turkey's got Ye lady's place on sundry farillE. The farmer's is a lucky lot, lie holds bia fortune in his arms. Price of Wheat of 65c Local miil.ers this moning received word (hat the Canac ian Wheat Board had fixed ihe price on as .niinimum of. ahil as .which has price most Alberta mills Have Been pa) details of the order issued last nigh in Ottawa, The price of flour is also increasecl but tKe figures .hav not been receiyexl. The.present price is per bane The new price, owing to the increased wheat price'will be at least The price of bread is likely to jump two or three cents loaf.- ncreased Acreage Due to War Offsets Decrease in Russian Production Better JANADA HAS LARGE ACREAGE TO OPEN UP mail. Canadian Ass-'Kbtc'l linporlant qu.elllon of "Lho fulure of wheat prodttcllon with, special reference to the em.ilro. It dealt with at length In Lhe current num- ber of the bulletJn ol the Imperial Institute: producllon of iviieat m the world beforo iho ivar araouutuJ to about the being the ItusElan eajplra, with an out- put of tons, and LLe United winch provJdetl about During tho production in as a whole and In Rus- sia irt parLlcnlar decreased con- siderably, b'ut'biJlflldfl Europe there a Tho acre- zco under in Canada, Mia United StaleeV Argentina. India and AuslmJfa'-In 1913 was over" ceuL. larger than tho aver- Bce" acreage ior the live years be- fore Lhe war and: H is-considered that at Uic prtEenl time tbe re is a sufficiency of-wheat, even without -tbe-help to iuecL- tbe requlrenisnla-oC the world. As regards Ibe future also there is reason for DpIlnilsQi. TneYe are vast ;troast of--land fiuitnhlo Tor wheat, erovipK'.yet Lo be opened lip In Australia, South America. Siberia and other coan- tries, vrbile present low arer- an acre i3 great improTcment- _ V In the .increase In ;'tbe-worW'A' due, to a greajl extent, fo'aa ed producLloh. ptr acre there la every reason to'tn'liik that, with Ihe inlroducticn pi improved drooehl .and' rust-rcaiEtaiit Ilf4, .the result will be ever, sore In the future. UlCllPtT Faces in the Recent News Items German Answer to Latest Allied Note Also Answers To Other Questions in the Treaty DEMAND EX-KAISER AKTEU HATIF1CATION 29.--Thc neil confer- (cnce of Iho council of Tour or five will [be held In Ijondon, ivhcrc Premier Liovd GL-UIKO is detailed by Irlati al- j fairs, Jiccordiutf (o (be IntranslEeaui. I The dale for (lie ciclianRe of rjtifi-. icatlons on which the call lor ilia' o[ Ihe league's conncli Ipends, ia slill an uncertain one, uoth- (O BriK.-Gen. C. K. MllcSell. of Toronto, whom Ihrtley Den-art lias I Ing having boon heard from the Gcr- inatec] for a place on the proposed enlarged Hytlro-Klectrlc I in response to the latest allUil (2) II. McFarlaue, ot Montreal. president, ot lie Hell Telephone. Co., who j note. The expectation in official cir- says Toronto la to have the automatic system installed, (a) Admiral Sims, [clcs is ilut sonic H'orcl from licrlin of the U. S. NRTV, and (4) Jocephus Daniels, Eccrelnry of the same navy, Irogardine ilie subject will be received. who engaged in a nice little dtscuasleii over vi-jr honors, John Tor- tomorrow, unless Interrupted wire. of Yonli-MJ, CanndJan manager for iho WJiJIo Star Jjine, who is relir- i-omuiunicaiion causes further. delay. Ins from the. steamship biiilnosa after 44 years. According to the terms ot __ ______ __ __ _____ _ t treaty, Germany uas to furnish by l Dec. 3.1 a Blatement regarding a her of questions dealt is Kb. by I treaty. 'As the exchange of ratTlea- [lions is not yet definitely In r.ig'il, IJioweycr, the cpuucil today coii'aulcr- led, the possibility of extending the ilime tor. this statement. Tlio conditions under which (jor- many is to turn orcr the Hgbt cruller.' demanded as a nm o[ the repdrntion ;for the dcstrucLii'ii r the Scapa Illecl also were by the coun- 11 was during the vision, IP Bond conpr.i'.-ilnucns Is Gen.- Nlcn-_. Eel, heading tlio mission iln Hal- tic, on the manner in which Its.lksli In 'connection, vritli the evacuation of, the llaUlc provinces by the German; oora-iied been carried out. Demand Ex-Kalter PARIS, Dec. Bitradillon ol forme; .Emperor. at Germany. WINTER C. P. R. SCHEDULE POSTPONED TWO WEEKS loc-vl general offices ot the C. P. n. have been advise! that the new winter time table go into effect on Sunday, Jf.n'uary ISCn Jnstoad of rjuu- day, Jan. 4th as prevlously ancounced. Declares Russell is Innocent in Sir Win. Osier, Member, of Not- ed Canadian Family Great Medical Authority OXFOHD, England, Dtc. William Oalcr, the noted ,-phyil- tlan, who hai been 111 fe.r aeverll part, died Mill eve- Sir Win. Osier bVlonied to a noled Canadian family, and two.of his broth- ers we. prominent 'In .Canadian lite- Sir Udmunn B. Oaler, eT-K.P., presi- dent of the Dominion "Bank and To- ronto Hon. Fealherslono Osier, former high court Judge In On- lario nrid president ot.lae Toronto General Trujls Corporation. Sir Wil- liam wa.( Ihe llxth son of tho laic THE WHEAT BOARD ORDER WINNIPEG, Dec. from midnight, Dtc. 27, the Can- adian wheat board that the price of Manitoba wheat to mills in Canada be raited from KM 3 buihcl to 92-BO a buthel, In store at public terminal, at Fort William or Port. Arthur; an-, other regulation Increases .the maximum wHoleulc price of joy- ernment standard aprlng wheat flour from a barrel to J.I5 a barrel, basil f.o.b. cars Mon- treal. In connection with the above advances In the ol and flour, James Stewart, .chair- man of the Canadian wheat board, elates thabin order that the con- sumer may have advantage of the fupplv of cheaper Hour In tha United Stiles, perrnlu will be li- for the imports of the lean product. Bread Will Jump OTTAWA, Dec. a result of tho heavy- advances In tlic price of wheat and flnur by the Canadian rneal board, Ihc price of bread may go up almost Immediately two or three cenls a Is iiaid here. Some 0( Declare They Are Not'Commit- ted lo Accepting Findings of Commission ..CHICAGO, Dec. Tlepre'ienlalires o.f..coal operators in' t'iie bltnniinous fields met hero today lo discuss the altitude loward the 'findings of tho committee appointed by President Wil- son to adjusl wafea ot miners alter Bel.llemenl of the recent coal strike. The operators assert .that they have not committed Ihcniaelyes as lo ac- cepting or endorsing nny decision Iho president's commlltcc may reach. Most o[ llic mine owners opposed any raise In miners' above tho 1-1 per font, sel by Dr. airfield, former federal fuel administrator, which be- came the preliminary advance when the striko was settled At Indian- npolla. They contended that nny In- crease in wngcj Bboro the 11 per cent, wppld raise Ilie of production and nhally Ihn consumer vodld bo obliged lo pay a higher price lor coal. Ibe loca il hah' :crs have no extensive Blocks of flour on hand and the pos- sibility of unrestricted Importation from tbc United States does col re- Rev. a pioneer Anglican nevo tbe sllualion .here, since Ihcr. clergyman. at Bond ,nn( American Hour not. Head, Ontario, .Jnly 19th, .1849. HO bo used licre, nol being o( quality waa Canada anil In Lon- being In fact ol Inferior don, llerlln and Vienna, und ever since HT, graduation haA 'been a rfrc'ognlzcd on-1--------------------------. horll) In Ihe medical vorld. He has honored- by 'niany', 'nhlverslllcs In -srmy. lr acHon iraro snld gcnernl'ln dlncusalng mllllarlain, "flernnny1 has us lo wlifll calaslrpche this may Gen. AlbrfccI, mlnhler ol war, spoke nder Ocn. HohjUnt had compiled Sis addrejr, he, himself, win always resronjlhle for everything re- Carding Ihc medlcaj Prior, lo becoming reglni pntcisor irf medicine at Oxford he' held n'slrhllar position At Johns Hopkjns- nnlTer.slfy. for yetra. He gilned a (reai'dnl ot no- toriety jome by itatrnc that r. nan oug'nt: to be chloRrformed at forty as tils days of to the world trere -past! PROMINENT BRITISHtRa DEAD WHO WILL BE CAN. REPRESENTATIVE ON WORLD LABOR BOARD N, Dee.. per OTTAWA, Dec. question o.' who will be tbo Canadian (o the meeting of tho governing body o! the Inlcrnallonal labor officers held In Jan. 26, has not yoL Li.en decided. Senator Robertson, minis- ter of labor, when ashed Ihls mnm- soclatcd dead, ofer are: Sir Chm-leB llonry, ATP. and mxlal merchant; Ckorire Smith, dlstln. gulsheil Anglo-IndU' edncHllcnallst nnd journalist-, William Cross, member o( iho' clly o! London 'corporation and for half a cealnry. Baker's chop house, a -fluoun clly hostelry; Jnmes Daley, veteran, who lonebt with the papal.forcct; Al- derman 1'Ictcber Moss, one 'o( Mftn- chcjler'8 forewwl pnbllc.wprkerj, anil Ahxelo hflrrlslcr. writer, con- jurer, and As-jlnc vllh regard to. mn', n- decision would probably he made in Ihc near future. Ho Inllrnat- of Pilling Land from Sort.. of Sleeping Sickness Ephrlam D. Hicks, secretary-treas- urer of the Pilllne Land Company died al the Gait Hospital, Salurda) tccember 27lh. Somo week "ago he suffered a ner- breakdown, followed by a par .lyllc condition.whlcli approached In :haracterlsllc3" tho syniptonis of sleep n'g sickness Just to dnalh. lie was born'In Sail Lake Clly on JonJftr'y 31st, 1875 and received bis In that Statu.flnd later graduated from .a school of mechanics at which line of. endeavor he waa es -eclally adapted, Mn lllcks came to Canada many ngo and was very active. In Ibo lulldlng ol Raymond, where ho "was a member.of the first (own council, to rhlch .posl be succeeded himself sev- eral times. As A of the "Jlormon" church he.waa ,1110 first president of he M.ulual Improvement Association, as well as a member ol lhu first Blsh- )prlc of.Tlaymo.nd, being counsellor to Bishop J.'W: Knlybl Later he wag made B member .ot Iho Taylor Slake Council. Aa a citizen, Stir- Hlc-kg nossesscrl hoso. Stirling (lUallttcB that endeared ilm to all who'knew hlni. Ho TTBS