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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta Tl FHAT SONINLAW OF PAS DAILY HFJULP Pa Explains and Ma s By Wellington SIVTT IN BNt NKSHT Ht HftS tTf MY 3urr PAGE Tim KB TAXI Closed and Heated Car City and Country Trlpt Office 1208 RESIDENCE Phone MILNE TRANSFER Coal Prompt Phono 410 13th Street 28084 Phone 1980 13th HAY AND FEED TRANSFER 8TORAGI Canada Food Beard License 911108 2870 PIOUODESTROY THE MANDATE LISTS IS ALLEGED Seventeen Prominent Men in Arrested By Soldiers Council promlnont including ono non Bavarian were arrested here last evening by the assisted bv 20 members of the local soldiers Tha arrests caused tho rreatest senaaUon experienced by Oils city since tho Officers say they were arranging for the re cruiting of citizen but the police accuse them of aiming an at tack at existing It is reported that they apparently attempted to destroy a number of inorimmating documents which tho police The men were later The name of only ono of the men detained Is He is a Munich publisher and is accused of distributing ThU morning it was learned that all but two of the men had been These were he publisher already referred to and who is considered the ring loader the alleged Tho accused men have givon out u statement in which they say that the citizen soldiery which they pro posed to recruit was intended to pro tect the present government against reactionaries Spartacus forces guard the public buildings and tho bridge Herr speaking today before the soldiers and workmens defended the plan to raise civilian soldiers and reminded the delegates that on the night ol December when ho was attacked and forced to he no protection from The police or any existing military or Herr Auers resignation was later declared void by the Ba varian and continued in During Kin speech he pointed out thui no investigation of the affair i if December 9 had ever been attempt and declared Urn money secured Troiii Berlin had been used In Munich 10 Htlr mobs against constituted au Ho declared that he had tip finite proof of a conspiracy to destroy voting lists so the election fixed for January 12 would bo The minlHtorlal council has discussed resolutions by the soldiers and work mens council demanding the resigna tion of Herr Auer from Koine decision may bo reached in tin mat ter MONEY TO BOYS i INVESTIGATING THE PRICES HERE fULONES BOLSHEVISTS GET prc BenIng the frnodom of the city to PreHidont Wilson the lord mayor said It afforded tho city supremo satisfac tion to have on Its roll the chief cit izen of tho American fore most of all Americans who have ever visited and one whose clear utterances and earnest acts had been a proof of tho real union Of This said the lord now stood before tho audience as a living type and symbol of the friendship of tho Englishspeaking The bonds between England und the lord mayor had been rivetted with great strength and mado inde The president left for London this If the future had nothing for us but a new attempt to keep the word at the right poise by a balance of the president said in his United States would take no interest in because she will join no combination of power which is a combination of us There was a feeling of cordial fra ternity and friendship between Amer ica and Great declared the which was based on the principle of friendship and patriotism that led men to give more than was Tho partnership of inter ests which had attempted the govern ment of the world had broken he as interest did not bind men together but separated Com mon devotion to the right was he only ho that could bind men In tho settlement that 13 just ahead something more difficult than was ever attempted before had to be accomj genuine concert of mind und the president but a Keen international conscientiousness would make it Thero is a great voice of abroad in the which he who can not hear is He are not obeying the mandate of parties or the president con we aro obeying tne mandate of parties or the president we are obeying the man date of It the world ia to remain u body of he there must be an easy and method of so that troubles could be taken when they were little and not allowed to grow until they I wisli we for UIB whole enter a league and covenant uud declare ourselves the friends of the president Citizens are informed remit tances to members of Canadlim army in Belgium or Germmy should be made by means of postal which will bo cashed at field i offices Instead as by poat office money which are cashed only Prencn post of Tho postal notes shouM bo tilled as follows On the lino marked Postmaster at should be written Srit ish Field Post On the line I marked Pay to should bo written the payees military or rank if an his his battalion or No postage stamps should bo attached to tho save the war tax Another order has been issued post reestablishing the parcel post to Greece and to the Italian prov inces of Venice and SKIDiRECASE Bread Costs Less to Produce Here Than Elsewhere in Province Stratford in is Labor Candidate in Municipal Election Arthur Skitlemore is in jail as a re sult or the finding of two copies ot the Canadian Forward in his contrary to government orderin lo is a public utilities com mittee candidate in the local cipal His friends placed his name in nomination here yesterday and will work hard tor his Skldemore Is member ot the local Machinists rnlou and this organization has been specially active In their efforts for his His application is now liefore the minister of justice at Ot 1 Local labor leaders are awaiting 1 with Interest the outcome of the ap i plication to A general of the machinists may follow retusai to allow the man his Sklde more has a wifo and fivo children who are being looked after by local Inhor H is not likely that a fair price board will be established in Lethbrldge as is being done in other cities in the west under the Dominion government Calgary council is now tak iing steps to appoint a which I will have power to investigate ami tix prices ot commodities in the thai i are found to be unjustly I While a board is not likely to be es Itablished Mayor Hardie admits that there might be room for investi gation of some of the prices being charged in the Citizena have urg ed upon him the advisability inves tigation on the bread and meat prices The difficulty with inves tigating the milk is that it is highly improbable that any progress could be unusual condi tions at present with relation to feed have had much to do with the high price of which is higher than in and it is not likely that any good could be done by I In the other investigation might make some Figures on the cost of producing bread have recently been compiled and they show that bread costs less m Lethbridge to produce than in Cal The cost in Calgary is stated to be cents per while in Lethbridge it is stated to be In Edmonton the cost is while the price to the consumer is the same as in As for meat is consid erable difficulty in arriving at a prop er basis of cost and price to the re taller but when beef runs 40 and 4 cents a pound for some citizens feel that an investigation might dis cover One prominent cit izen showed The Herald several meat bills of recent date 1or his household whicli ran from 00 cents to for three and four pounds of in Uylands wind ow was measured last night in the of a member of the Herald staff who was asked to the swards The ailklne 72 JI The following arc tinwinnors of tho prizes 621 14th osUlmate prize fur coat la 11 pstimati prize silk dress Mis Harbiira 4th estimate 725 prizes waist estimate 725 prize shopping bag 1st estimate 725 prize silk hose or Prizes were awarded for first so who estimated 725 yards were awards in the order in which their estimates were Estimates ranged all the way from 12 yards to 17000 who won tho victory at the Hudson Bav last week came within less than two yards of winning the fur ALLIED HEADQUARTERS IN sociated the past month it has been generally quiet on all sectors of the Bolshevist forces attempted rec ently to raid the allied line of com munication In the Shenkhursk reg ion and there are that re inforcements are reaching the The morale of the Bolshe Is reported to be extremely the enemya army being imperfectly clothed for the Arctic in contrast with the American as well as the other allies and loyal who are well furred and blank DO ALLPOSSIBLE NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST roomi 111128 Burns Corner 8th and 2nd Office Phone M2848 Residence Phone M207T Interne and House Manhattan Nose ana Throat New York Special lat to Calgary Schoel Board IT CECIL ON LEAGUE OP NATIONS PLANS FOR Robert who ia to deal at tho peace eon with affecting a league of In an Interview by respondent of thu after af firming the nocesBlty for carrying the principle of a Iwague of nations Into ef with what he termed the difficulties connected with tho details of such tv The moment you try to deriso machinery of a league of Lord Rotwrt you are struck by the emlstence of complete Internation al The great difficulty in jxrovidlnr effective action to compel j obedience to auy regulations whicli j may bo mado on tho If there exUted any system of in ternational cooperation with or even Informal tula dif ficulty would be easily It a mistake to look upon the prevention of war us the sole func tion of The essential thing is to obtain recognition for the fact tho interest s of humanity as u wholu really WB have to work in order that the nations mil that thuy arc a part of ouc International waterways will bo nioro Important under future settle ment in Europe than in tho Moru than one cusfi can bo ciiod because tho Dardanelles and tho whoiv possession by ono power of menus of access to the ocean of another has been u contributory cause to Eur opean Ah to the must difficult inflation of jiutiiinK cnu ho done unless joint iu lioii by all nations ol tho world is as nured unless It is realized that tho Inj of humanity uic great or tlu iulmohia of any ouc LOCAL HER NAME MIR DELEGATES Appearing before the house naval committee in behalf of tho threeyear building Secretary of tho Navy Daniels snid if a of nat ions wore the United States should be prepared to contribute as largo a unit as any other nation to un international police force and tha un international for reduction of the Amor policy of navul expansion should im continued i Informally HiibiniUtnR the build ing tho secretary urged a provision for suspension of construc tion at the order of the president when an international agreement is made for armament NEARLY BROKE FAITH taking over control of tha cables after the armistice WBH Postmaster ienorul BurlBson came very closa to breaking faith with Sen ator Hutchison said In tha senate to in commenting on a letter receiv ed from the postmastergeneral ex plaining his APPROVES TREATY govern moiit of Canada hns given its approval of a I real y recently negotiated be tween Urual Britain and tho republics Chilo ami Porn providing for tho of a poaco The Iriiatins are similar u thoau con cluded the United iho milled States ai Washington in President Morrow of the Capt K and Secretary IT P will be tho official delegates of the local branch of the Croat War Veterans in attendance at the convention which opens in Lelh bridge on January They were ap pointed at a meeting on Sunday after Three delegates B I M a meeting on Sunday Secretary Maddison tendered his I dun to action in cutting down tho nut i air of tho secretarys Lhls matter after satis factorily and Maddlson was induced to retain his veterans are making all piep amtloni for the which will one of the most important conven tions ever held in the WONDERFUL OLD ENGLAND RULED BY FOREIGNERS A correspondent in The London Witness recently printed out that England is suffering from for eign Ho wrote We aro governed by the prayed at by thu and preyed uponby the From a note in The London Evening Standard tho genuine native born Englishman does not seem 10 havn much to say H writes The Versailles Conference is con sidering decisions which may affect the fate of Great Britain for genera A correspondent points out that un conference our country is repre sented by One Wflbhman Lloyd One Scottish Canadian Bonar Law Ono i Lord Four rfii Kric Aliirslml and Ad miral One Englishman Lord Is this he a humiliat ing position for tho country south of the soculled predominant England proper is said to contribute sovunty to eighty per of tho men in the British nine ty per in the British and about ninety per cent of the British war Yet sho has only one Englishman to make her voice iioaxd ut this crisis In her Oddly The Even ing Standard omits to mention it the one Kngllsbman Lord wan actually born in and his fattier before since his grand a settled with out losing touch with England or ac quiring German Sncelnl to the TTnrnliP Smith of this received the following tele gram this morning 30 Inform Jo3 Longden and Mar sham that Brooks committed sui cide in my during my nearly severing his head with a Jim Ed Brooks went from Ferine several months ago to enter the military ser vice in compliance with the conscrip tion and had been in the training camp at Mr Brooks has some property hero and had been an serving for two or throe He had the backing of the labor in par ticular and was a resident of the An nex He was a native of Wolver and was about 34 years of Nothing is known hero as to wlaat caused him to commit the and the news was very great surprise to his Mr James who sent tho wire Is well known here and to the travelling having served as porter at the Hotel and was manager of the hotel for some time during the change of ownership from Wallace to Britain is doing everything possible in provid ing ships to take American soldiera back to their native according to an official statement issued last The statement reads It will be remembered that the British navy furnished ships for the conveyance of nearly 60 per of the American army to Having given all the assistance in Its power in this the British govern ment is now doing all it can to assist in the repatriation of American sold iers It is hoped to carry in January from to American soldiers In British COLLECTIONS Have you any slow or doubt ful accounts If you need Wake us your collection de We are professional money we make a bus iness or getting FARRIS SERVICE AGENCY 5 Idacdonald Lethbridge Phone 1618 AUCTIONEER Long experience In stock and farm Sales conduct ed ia any part ot LAVALLEY ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Oowtley Land Phone 18M Freel Elliott Sheet Metal Works Winter will soon be here and bring with it the cold Have your furnaces overhaul ed by Expert Hot air furnace work ft spe Phone 1713 330 Sixth t DRAYING Of All Limited PHONM WHAT CHINA NEW will ask of the peace conference tho re turn of Kiao tho former Ger man controlled provision captured by Japan early in tho war and a read justment of international trade rela tions to placo China on equal with other bu Cheng bhiang Chinese minister of foreign affairs and head of his countrys peace declared on his ar rival here today on tho way to PROMINENT TORONTONIAN DEAD president of the Ivey wholesale milliners of this city died suddenly Ho was of Ivey was a direct or of tho Dominion Trust and Guaran tee company and for some time chan nian of tho dry goods sections of the Toronto board of belnf a mem ber of the council of that body at the time of his attending ihreo sessions of tho chamber of depu ties yesterday afternoon and and making a speech at mid night Premier Clemencuau took his sent in the senate this morning promptly at 9 He is assisting the finance minister to push the budget through beforo the end of the taking up now tho work In the sonate after the passing of the budget by the Tho who is 78 years had only a few hours sleep on a loungo before resuming thu Hay Straw Buy Your Hay and Straw Where it is QUALITY PRICES Phone or Write to SHIMEK COALDALE Phone R 217 License 12316 HALL TAXI AND BAGGAQt TRANSFER CITY AND COUNTRY TRIPS Office Phone 713 RQOSA AND SON BAGGAGE TRANSFER AND LIGHT DRAYING IftfiQ 9220 1509 2nd Avenu former manager uf thisDominion Bank at High died in England ou lu TALKED WITH HOUSE tho British foreign secretary whu hun just reachtul Purlb from u long conference today with The talk wan u seiiuel to tho discussions which President Wil son had in England with 1ivmlor Lloyd George and Secretary and had to do with the taking up practical details of the peace1 confer SIXTEEN LIVES LOST livs are believed to have boon lost when the States ship Quantlc was driven ashore In a storm Christmas night on Tablas 25 east of WONT TALK American peace commission circles would make no comment today on the statement mado by Premier In tho cham ber of deputies Sunday that President Wilson hud agreed with the premier s view relative to the assurances given by the premier to Premier Lloyd Georee on the British fleet uud tha freedom of tho 32O Acres in the Warner District Half under food house and other for1 M Horses and machinery mcIwH balance interest COUSINS CANADA FOOD LICENSE NUMMR t0t Lethbridge Iron Works FO R Castings and Machine Work REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS PROMPTLY ATTENDED MAKERS OF ROLL AND PLATE GRINDERS LAND PACKERS AND DEEP WELL PUMPS HlghMt Prlett v CANADIAN HIPE AND MITAk COMPANY 220 2nd 1149 s DONT FORGET 1 THE WAR VETERAN WHEN YOU JOB TO OF Please ;