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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta A. SA-ITHDAY. KKBKUAUY 1. TO GLASGOW Troops With Bayonets Are Guarding Glasgow Streets Strike Leader Is Arrested GLASGOW, Feb. t.-ThouMnds of troops have arrived here and sentries with fixed bayonets are stationed at city Everything is quiet this afternoon. Councillor bhlpwell, one ol the strike leaders in the city district, was arrested this mornlnB. Britain Cannot Be Made Sub- servient to "a Group of Frock-Coated Idealists, Say Some British Papers. Feb. comments of the morning newspapers with regard to the (ierman colonies display a continuance of dissatisfac- tion in many quarters. The ac- cuses "the llritlsh delegates ill Paris abrogation weakly accepting t or sovereignly. The post also thinks it is necessary to correct liie tendency in some quar- regard 1'resl- ilent Wilson as Hie source of author- ity and tlio low giver. It reminds ils readers lhat Ihe nreshK'ul Is merely 3 delegate to tlie iieace conference on equal terras wllli the others. The Express declares that Germany deliberately gambled trie colonial cm- Hire flic hail against Ihe world empire she hopoil (o have, anil lost. "We never hrard tliat site proposed that in the event of victory to hand over con-, querpd French and British possessions th fi-lot pf.neutral, inexperirenced gon- tlemenjn frock Disorders Ceasing in Bellas! Feb. administra- tion ot llcltast from Artisans' Hall by Eclf-conslltuled rulers continues, tho organization of a police force ot 300 special conslahles iiy Ihe slrike committee havius been effected. This force is co-opc-rating In liai1 mony wliii Hio cily .-mil win dow-sniaslilni; awl other dlsonlm have virtually ceased. The entire city has accepted the rule of tins commit- lee, whlrli prohibits oslrein'j agiW- Irirs and Sinn Felnors from sijeaWni'. did iml in Friday, liat It Ma.flia comparatively quK-t Ihis atteruinn. i-rave reminder of the duings of ye-s- lenlay was afforded the presence of soldiers who were patrolling the railway bridges and vulnerable points in various parls of Hie city. The sold- iers, who were atlircd in full service uniform, wore steel helmets and car- ried guns with b.iyoncJs. Ugly Situation.Exlsls BELFAST, Feb. strike sit- uation hero is assuming an ugly phase. The bulletin issued by the strikers announced lhal owinp; lo the employers refusing to consult wllh .he lord mayor in regard to the situa- ion "serious consideration is being Slvcn as lo .v.-helher a 'more drastic policy should not bo adopted." Strike pickets have intimated to the owners of two of the big ship build- ing plants thai Ihcy will not be al- lowed to use Iheir works without a permit from the strikers' committee. There have been several highway robberies In Ihc fashionable suburbs of the cily. Talk Irrigation At Taber Too VISCOUNT GREY NEW YORK, Feb. Grey, former Brit'sh foreign sec- retary; Is fast becoming blind, and is now.enrolled at St. Dun- stah's home for the blind in Lon- don, according to Sir Arthur Pear- son, founder 2nd director of the home, who ia now in the city. The viscount, who' is the only civil- ian student .'at St Dunstin's, is learning to tux the typewriter. meeting was held in Hie council chamber on Tuesday. January 25. at 3pm at which a number of the to.ui business men and "it. farmers around were present. The purpose of ilhe meeting was to start an agitation !to get the Dominion government to 'incorporate in ils reconstruction pro- gram an irrigation project on a large for Southern Alberta. A com- mittee consisting of Messrs. Lawrence t'ctcrsen. Carl Conk, J. Anderson, F Kemper.' Frank Kerkhof. T. b. Martin, J. J. Maclellan ami J. It. Fletcher, was appointed to fix a date in Ihe near future for a large dis- trict conversion and also to secure suitable speaker Bcrnstorlf, Who is Helping to Shape Germany s Policy m Favor of Free League o! Nations-Welcomes Wilson Policy on the Colonies Germany Will Pay Full Reparation for Damage Done in Belgium and Northern France if .Properly Proved. BERLIN', Jan. Von Bern- storfj has given the Associated Press a statement written by him BIt" a consultation wilh Foreign Broi-Morft-llantzau an.l other mgn officials of the German foreign onue. Ir view'of Ihc fact that Count von Bernstoff i, one of tlie men entrusted wilh the workins out of lac iletalb, for Germany's participation In he peace conference and will, with the orc-lgn minister, a German dele- late Hie statement muJe be renilered as official. U was written in English as follows: question whal won.ld Germany consider :i peace of right may be chiefly answered In this vsay. we would regard as such, a 5elllemenl by which Ihe terms j Tho Graphic, contending that Great Ilrltain is entitled to recover from the aggressor such compensation as the Jailer cau be-made to pay, says: United' States defcaled Spain .she', annexed Spanish posses- pire. Territories all territorial changes to be considered by the peace confer- ence, we absolutely rely on point two of Mr. Wilson's address at Mount Vcr- non in which ho emphasizes Ibo fact that settlement of all sucli questions must be mate 'upon a basis ot tree, acceptance of settlement by tbe neo- plea immediately Indeed, a paacc of right and justice presup- poses that guarantee of tho eague ot nations, tho principle of na- WiUm, s ad- in each case the character ot its a: plication and ernct periodical account- ing, wblch is .'prov-.'deil lor'- in the Have Reached Kussian (iovt. Firm in Altitude PAIUS, Feb. Tl: Ukrainian govcrmneiil will refuse I parl I" Ihe conference on U I'rhtco's Islands, according lo nn i ten-lew given lo Iho Petit Journal b M Scilerenko, minister ot intern communlcallons In Ibc new UkralnK BOvcrninent.iS6ilerfnko has leys wllh Iho French government obtain Iho admission of the Ukral: to the peace conference. Unanimous ;5uppflft AHCHAKOBL, Jan. SO (Assocl eil president ol Iho provisional gover mcnt of Norlh tlnssln. who rteclar npon his arrival Ht Murmansk th bis government woilld finil H Imp slblo lo deal with tho Dohhcvlks; has Veen given unanimous support by Ihc )rcM here. W1IUI1I CIIGIUJ LV...I-... constitutes an otltslanding landmark In the progress of Iho- ccl'terence- definite it -was designed, reconcile Iho desires President _ nnd the minimum Tetiiiii'C- I __ mcnls of the British Dominions. U lit'a been, knciwn 'ffiirjt the Uni'Jeil Kingdom was qnltn ready to admln- "'i cr any German colonies whicji ght fail lo it upon the basts of mlalory power, but three British minions held strongly lhat special cumslances justified Incorporation their lerrltorlcs of German colon- s Perhaps Konlh- Africa tell Iho roilgesl case of all, but It was tho otith African delegates who. in the :crests of a 'harmonious adjustment the difficulty, were largely Instru- ental In securing mproraiso lirsl by Ihe liritlsh del- galions nnd aflerwanl by Ibe great nvcrs 'conference. The proposition thus accepted cs- bllshes the principles that none ol 10 German colonies wllh the prob ilo exception of Kian Chan which Is i a different category are to be nn- exed outright, but makes it clear wt Ihey are lo ho direclly adinlnlst- red under the laws of Ihe mandatory lales, subject lo general provisions o bo mid down by tho league- of na- Ions. The relation while loss .com- )lelo union, will bo tar more tnn.ii protectorate. It was aboul this teal- iro of tho proposal that discussion enlrcd. All the Dominion, premiers ook parl In It, strongly. EiipporllnB ho decision renchcd by-British dele- gations, which finally was accepted manlmously. There sllll-remains tu be decided whal isUo ho the actual llvlston o( Ihe German colonies, but It may assumed lhat Ibo powers now In possession will conll'nie under a provisional mandai-3 from the con- ference, which will bo ratified by the league of notions. Tho conseciuences ot the decisions: are momentous. With this -decision about German colonies where Ihe caso for annexation -was strongest, H Is clear Iho policy of nnnexalion IK 'under -ciccpi whore lie case for II Is overwhelming, us, tor Instance, Alsace-Lorraine lo France memorandum adopted. H will need to he definitely organized, wilh some kind 61 executive having functions. A definite scheme tor aucli league is prctllcled. be before Feb. peace terms probably .will.be conditions for a further renewal ol the armistice, this montfi, if prea-. ent plani arc not deranged.- Rec- ognizing the need for the return of the world to a former peace time basis, the nations'aKociated against Germany are considering making a stsrt toward actual. peace treaty.by inserting the' elenwntaiy.rterms'-lntoMrie conditions which will be submil- ted to" ttie German armistice com, mission on February 17. Hamburg Sailors Angry at Man Who Caused FryaU's Execution 1 Jan. arrest of Ad- miral Sc-broedw and Caplains Koesler ind pegner ot the'German navy has been requestol by the central commit tee of the sailors at Hamburg. The officers are accused, especially Ad miral Schroeder, vvitb. being respons ible for. tlfiT'cieculfou of two sailors altbbtgh they knew o! the genera amneslf1 ffrder. Admiral Schrociler became noto lous -when he ordered the eiecutio ol Capt. Charles Fryatt, while he wa commanding the German naval force at Bruges. e. conference within llje next tort- In a form which will ensure ts prompt acceptance. ueocwi.e Ud far seeing spirit in which they eaene o na, tional self-determination will he mado to all territorial questions. "As to the question of the guilt 08 tha war, the.Cennan government has that this question should ho submitted to a neutral commission. This seems to he the onls' Just solu- tion The German people, in the vast majority; do not feel gulltv, olthougk they do' not that mistakes -werfl niade." and Trc'ntlno lo llaly. Tho applies- STRUCK MINE, 11 KILLED COPENHAOEN, Feb. en pertuni were killed when a fithlng steamer struck a floating mine off Stavanser, It It report- ed. Many mlnet afloat In Ihe North Sea, 9Mng fTshermen great anxiety. lie many other territorial aa Iney como up owl the. week spont on reaching this decision was well employed. A sllll more important re- sult, ol course, Is Ihot It Iransfornn tho project ot tho league of nations from a mere abstraction lo n dolln- ot Interrmllonal government, nowever rudimenliiry H may be In Its first stage. The league of nations ial to .allot mandatory power dud define I FOOD SEMT BY AIRPLANE- LONDON, Jan. govern- ment has allotted a squadron of military airplanes to convey food- stuffs to Belgium for the relief of the. population. COMPULSORY TRAINING WASHINGTON, Jan. versal compulsory military train- ing for American youths as a per- manent national policy Is pro- posed'in a bill introduced in'the senate.today by senator-New, of Indiana, Republican. MUNITION TRAIN EXPLODES BRUSSELS, Jan. Ger- man prisoners, three French offi- cers and American were killed and many injured when a munition train exploded on the railway be-r tween Aubange and Longwy to- day. The accident was duo to neil inonth. .THE WEATHER Low CHANGE NAME OF LEAGUED NATIONS Feb. secretar- iat of the League of Nations has changed the name of this body to "the commission on the society of in deference to the wishes of a number of delegates who regarded the use of the word "league" as Indicating an alliance for'offensive and defensive pur- poses, hough not attempting to Influence >r speak for tbe entente delegation. j> rf SUNDAY, 16TH, PRAYER OAY FOR PEACE MAKERS .HEALTH CERTIFICATE WITH MARRIAGE LICENSE EDMONTON, Jan. the annual meeting of tha Victorian Ordtt of Nurtes, Hon, A. 0, Mc- Kay ifeelared bimtelf-ln fayor of leglilation making It-compuliory health certificate, to accom- .pany'a.marrlaje license, rnments and we aiu nirtolv disinterested concerning all luesli'ons relalive to Ttussia, ejccpt insofar as they concern our own Iron- tier Naturally, however, we do. i ol desire a 'spread Vt Bolshevism, Germany and other countries. pay Belgium and .France "As for point sevfn, .wo' are pre- pared to pay tor all damage done to the liekian civil population and Ihelr property as far as will be proven to have been pcrpc.lraT.ed by German ag- gression.' The eame applies lo point riphl rHallve lo damage done civl I llans anil their properly in northern I France. As tor Alsace-Lorraine, we would not. consider it wrong' it Ihrough Ihe peace settle Imcnt n new wrong shonld-be permit led. That, however, would bo th' CF.SO it Germans were compelled French against their will ljutllu ult I Likewise. It must be emphasized In jNaragan6elt, which ran eshore last connection with J115' night or. Ihc leclgo oft Bembrldge, at. lice would forfeit forcing Germans lo the Cnd of Ihe Islo of become Italian snbjccls with Ibelrfrea navo bcol, by lugs and.tho. ,J consent Uleboals. The removal was el- "Point ten Irealiug with thei qucs- while the steamer helil lost (Ion ot Austria-llungaty, has the ledge, despite Ihe snowstorm; subaenuently enlarged by Ihe Amert- anu high seas lhat prevailed. PERMIT EXPORT BUTTER WASHINGTON, Feb. tlon ot butter, prohibited during tho war, will bo permltleil under an or-, tier issued today by the war trado board. LONDON, Feb. Amer- ican transport Havre to Southampton, Is ashorl. it Bembrirfge on ,the ext treme eastern end of.the lile ;of "Radio local'life-; boats' and which -are ;npw taking off the troops reported to Troops 'All Oft....." (SOUTHAMPTON, Feb. .1.; the troops on hoard Ihc hcn contooi.ce H monarchy must bo granted, not Feb. ac- i the-decision of s ap r t 'prayer and Intercession to Al- rulghty CJod, that His blessings 'f mny'rcst upon the pence con- .J. fcrcncd." we consider points 11 ami 12 merely tho demand ot inslico that various peoples In Ihe TialVans and (he Otto rights without distlncllon and freest opportunity tor selMelermma- lion. "A3 regards point 13, Justice com- pels us lo consent lb.it prosttil Ger- man territories inhabited by Indisput- ably Polish populaliOTJ should, torm 8 port ol new Poland, jusllce. also compels (o tolerate lliat.terrl- elgnly which afo Inbablltd by inrtis- pulably German population. More- over, wo would consider' It. a wrong EX-KAISER IS 1.EOALLY DEAD AMSTERDAM, Jan. Spsaklne to his tenanls near potstlain on tho blrthdur of tho former German emperor, Prince Eltef Fricdrlch, Ifie sec- ond son of Herr >iohenzollSTn, said: "You will never sco toe kaiser again. .Circumstances have wiped him out. of the. worlil's hlslory. liig, tnf, fnlber Is ;