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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMEXII. ALBERTA.. MONDAY, HE1MIUAUY 3, i'Jl'J M'MBEK 45 TO BANISH SUBS AS WAR WEAPON Bolshevik! Troops Have Captured Kiev; Czecho Slovaks Are Denounced Monarchists Are Claiming a Good Deal of Portugal Now Reports of Conditions. PAIUS, Kch. situation hi 'orlugal is uncertain, and conflicting reports -wore received hero yesterday. Dispatches from Lisbon etato thst A Itoynllsl column was put to flight north ol Dagudea and the commander killed. Cofmtra is reported quiet. Uoyalist prisoners at Vetro and Vlzeu Iiavc been, placed In prison at Ki- guoira. With .Monarchist victories ert, a national government lias been I constituted, with Senor Conciero as I premier and'.inlnlster of accord- ing to a dispatch received from Oporto.' Tho message declares the Monarchists claim u large' part ot Por- tugal and are awaiting the arrival of former King Manuel, National Government PARIS, Feb. dispatch received today, from. Portugal via 'Madrid says a national govpnirriont lias been, con- stituted in, Portugal, as follows: fc_ minister of war and o! 800J: Plaza Ooriciero. ''Interior: senor .Sollara Alegro. -Justice, finance and religion: Vis- count Banho. Education, agriculture, commerce In Jus try: Count Aaevedo. i Foreijii nffnlre: Louis Megalahes. snd transportation: fill i-. dispatch adds that the govern- ment, which was namtd by the army, lias beeu'wclcomed by the people with It-clco says that the its authority, 1s awaiting the arrival of Cornier.Kiirg-.Mahuol. Retire PARIS, 'Mon- archist'troopS'trra retiring toward Es- tarrcja, with tbo intention of falling hack to following their defeat al Agucda, in the province, of Beira. The Royalists are reported to have been forced lo retreat precipitously to avoid .envelopment, "and lost heav- ily, according to advices recelved-here. Macbatlo. Santos has introduced a hill In the. Porlupie3G sonalo excluding senators and deputies. At "Oporto public officials have heon given three _days to adhero to the monarchy. Such travellers as have, succeeded in getting from Oporto lo. Lisbon ore said to tell contradictory stones, some maintaining lhat tho Monarchists are .mnklng headway, and others equally convinceil-they are losing ground and compare the present situation at Oporto with, tho tiiao of the siege of 1S10. WARSAW, Jin. vli Vienna, by the Associated Press) has been taken by the Bolshevik! troops, Gen. Petlura's troops partially going over to the enemy. IN TOUCH WITH AMERICAN1) ARCHANGEL Feb. patrols were in touch with Amer. lean today about 15 mites south of Sredmakrenga. With the exception of widespread patrol activity nnd heavy shelling on the Vologda railway line there was comparative quiet on ali sectors. Enemy Should Pay Indemnities Which Should lie Pooled and Periodically Distributed PAHIS. Feb. tor tlio ostabltslinjeiit of n (iuatidal Irani for the allies have submit- jlPcl to the.' allied hero by jsisnor Cresni. member of. tlic Italian [delegation, accprdiug TO a statement i made by him today. Afltr saying that i the control powers compensate Tlio Ukraine eovernnicnl lias been reported to Have aAed Dr. Massn.ryk.! die allies for the ilanuse suffered Am- moreJ [rom Kiev lo Wlmiitaz. to Ibe president of Czecho-Slovakia, it tlie ttie war-he imri-rtaln and conflicting Hallway communication, allies have given permission for tue lorlujal is uncertain, ana conflicting ja cut off >t KgTe, wnere, to attack (lie Poles. Dr. Mas- League of Nations May Decide to Abandon Subs. As Weapon of Warfare LONDON. Feb. abolition of submarines as warships may be decided upon by the league of nations committee during the coming week, according to the Paris correspondent of the Mail, It Is said that this was one of several understandings which were reached during the conference on Friday between President Wilson and Col. House, Gtn. Smuts and Lord Robert C-cil, and probably witl be proposed among the first planks of platform at the sessions thfa vi-eek, during which' U is hoped the league's constitution may be definitely formed, Hritisti and American rep- resenting the naval powerp, opinion on there is a-body of Otrtuan troopa is saul lo have replied in tlie tempting to keep order among I derly Germans who are retiring from' Ukraine. Denounce Czechs The Ctecho-Slovaka arc bitterly de- nounced here because of recent events in the. Duchy ol Tcsclien. UeuL Reg- inald Foster, of the American army, representing (lie peace commission, JB negative, hut ia reported lo have add- ed that the territory is necessary for the development of Czecho-SIovakia. It IB rumored that the C'zecho-Slovaks planned to get control or Polish oil lanrts lu central GalEcin and it is al- that they have already imule n bargain with Ihis object in view with the HuUienians. ARE PREPARING TO ATTACK RUMANIA LONDON, Feb. Ukrainian trcopc are preparing to attack Rumania, whfch- is. said to have mobilized Us to meet the auault, according to Copenhagen advices to the. Ma. II. o SUCCEEDS J. O. WILSON wealth, ouKht- receive larger In- demnities in: pronsnion. Ahaolnte fairness ought ia he preserved In the division of indemniiteF. "The simplest''way to carry out the actual distribution would he lo put the .entire fund into a common pool which could bo periodically apportion- among the different nations. A universal las, the proceeds of which woulcT be; put into a common Supt. H. nmicdge. of Prince Albert, member of the force since 1SSO, succeeds J. along with Iho Indemnities Gcr- 0. Wilson as assistant cotmn.s- many made lo pay, is also sioner of the .Royal North West proposed: by Senor Crespi. Mounted Police. ment to that e.'fcct has just been made, Most of his service has been In Saskatchewan, but he was in the Yukon for a time. made tiiat the economic weapon wil take the'place ot alt olhc-r weapons in the future Respecting fltsarni- amenl. the league will endeavor (o work out a scheme by which the arma- ments of all nations will be gradually curtailed to a point'decided upon as being necessary for defense. The lea- gue will try to arrange this early en- ough to ensure that (he actual savings thus gained will' pay the interest on i Ihe world's war debt. TO SUE FpR DIVORCE ZURICH, Feb. Prague Tageblott' Is-' authority for the statement that former Emptror Charlts of tends to ajipty.fo'r a divorce. LONDQN, Feb.' 3. cable ,to the Toronto .Mail 'and 1 of Lloyds' brok- up ago consid- ered tSe tlgnlhg Of aVpri-liminary ptite June, long have' within the East few days reversed their opinion' and jiow .consider it "even 'money" rlik that April will ihc preliminary conclusfon.' Eyery- thing indicates an earlier conclu- sion thak seemed certain W days ago. BULLETINS END TURKISH TERRORISM SAL.ONIKI, Feb. 3. Detach- of allied troopc have arriv- ed at Aflrianople and put an end to Turkish terrorism of the in- habitants'which had-been in pro- during the war, WANT CONGRESS OF WORKERS' COUNCILS BERLIN, Saturday, Feb. aoclated a vott of 492 to a ttormy meeting of the workmen's of greater Berlin adopted a resolution in fav- or ;of the central counoil conven-' ing a national congrets of 9olEJ- Ten' council! to take action on the quMtlon a national aisem- bly a new conititutien inrf the future petition of the soviet OFFERS REWARD KOJl CAPTURE OF RADEK BERLIN, Ftb. toclely .for tupprst.ion of Bolsneviim. recently onganized in BerUn, of- a reward of mark! for the .capture of Karl Radek, the head of the propaganda or' for informarfdn diKloting hli whereabout! In Ger- many, Etehhbt'n, the fugitive for- police chief of Berlin, it if alto ihould be apprehended, WEEPING REMOVAL OF EXPORT RESTRICTIONS FINNISH ADVANCE STOCKHOLM, Feb. offic- ial communication iatued by the Ekthonlan government layc: "In the direction of VoEmar, Finnish troops and our have captured the town of Valk, our troops advancing icuthward." WASHINGTON, moit nmplng removal of reitric- exportation of food- made since the tignlng of the wa> yat> the war CommoditlM from In: lltt bar- ley, corn and rye, Including flour arid mtal mad< from thete jftd oat'product brew- grains, bran and mlddllrtgt, Mans, rfritd and sugar hytfragenMcd cotton teed oil, QUIET PREVAILS I.ONVOX; Feb.. were no t'.rfkhic developments In (he labor today, clthor oil Iho Clyde or-In Quiet prevailed In both iimrlcti. Tno nillllary display Is rro- VoklDg great reacnlment imiong the EIGHT AMERICANS KILLED TROIS, Francs, Feb. scldiera were killed and '30 injured 'when a troop train conveying American from Chaumont to Brest collided with two German locomotives standing in the station at MonUeramey near hers, ARRANGE TRUCE PARIS, Feb. allied com- mluton which leavls for Poland next Saturday to adjust contro- versies'between the. Polet and Czecho-Slovaks over the Teschen coal hat been able to ar- range a truce between the. two nationalities' only pending the ar- rival of-the commttsion and per- sonal examination by It of the uation there, WANT 47-HOUR WEEK PATERSON, N. J., Feb. Several thousand silk .workers were locked-out of their plane of employment when they arrived this morning at 7.30 o'clock, a half hour later than their.- ulual time for reporting for The em- pfoyees In- refusing to. enter the at 7 o'clock 'thus- began thjelr fight for a 47-hour week, as H tfftr'fnide by the men1 Is the manufacturers last week, WILL SURRENDER BASEL, Feb. people'4 commissaries at Brtmen have de- clared tntrnwlret ready to with- draw, with the Ger- man government's the is willing to hand over Iti and ammuni- tion to the soldiers' council of the Army Corps, whjoh has un- dertaken to maintain order In the city, according to Jttvlccl received here. en. Stewart Majr The ons. Leadsr in Eegislkture EDMONTON, Feb. Gen. J. 5. Stewart Is being propos- ed as leader of the Conservative opposition in AlbcrU. The local legislature meets 'tomorrow and prior to the session, the opposition will meet and decide on the lead- ership. George Hoadley, of Ok- the-preserrt leader. Genera] Stewart stated to The Herald-today that he knew'noth- ing whatever of this proposal. He is _ leaving for tonight. In International Labor President Committee on In- ternationalization PAHIS, Feb. (.Associated Press.) American Federation of Lalior delegation, headed by Samuel Gtun- pers, have decided 10 support Iho Ilol- jjian Socialists anil trade unionists, who refuse to meet Iho Germans a' cither Ihe Socialist'or trade union con- gresses convene coi cisic day. of the ists, who will go to Herne.' Gompersi President PARIS, commission on internalicmul legislation on labor of the peace conference unanimously ehicted Sa'imicl Gompers, preside at of the American of-Mhor, tis a-meelinjj b'atunlay. AT- of French ministry of ;was eltcEcil general secrc- lary, wiUi Mr.rRutler, a British dele- gate, fig joint general secretary. Swiss Won't Attend Socialists Evolution, Not Says Moore OTTAWA, Feb. Moore, president of the Trades Congress of Canada, in an address at the People's Forum last night, said, in referring to Industrial unrest and its causes, he believed Canadian labor could obtain its demands without the application of the force of revolution, evolu- tion. Mr. Moofri advised the Can- adian Manufacturers' Association to stop passing resolutions and start reducing hours of labor in factories. r This is One Feature "of .Act Will Replace War Times Election Att OTTAWA, Feb. prohflhle scope of the Federal Franchise Act to be introduced by the government at the approaching" session of parlia- decided today jipl to attend tha inter-, meat la a matter of considerable s national conference being heW, here' illation in political circles.- The by a vole of 23S to, 147. Tho vote came will replace the War! Times Election Canadian Minister of Justice Presents New Plan to Give Voice of-People of a Stronger'Power. PARIS, Fob. J, Doherty, Canadian, min- ister ot justice, who has proposed til, tho conference that.an inlet' national people's house of talives bo Established, said today gariling the subject: "Prevention of war is not tlie cent of governmental power alone, ft in ihe interest ot humanity Itself. V sovereign state is not organized vilh a lo exerting any restrain- ng influence over its own action vard other slates. H war is to bo. or its'likelihood dtminisu- cd, success can be attained only by, :hc existence somewhere-, if not power hat will control, at least influenco which will restrain the absolale spier- of organized states in dealing with each other. "Whence Is lhal power ot Influence So he derived if not trom the peoples nhablthig the different states whosq every interest demands the.suppres- sion of war. The weak point" hr all so far discussed is that the ;Ion of stales is to.be controlled, re-. strained or influenced in conferences of llwse states themselves, to .tbo elusion ol other peoples who be affected by the decisions reached: It must be reraemhered that H Is not mereb'1 the peoptes_of states iramedi- atc-ly concerned affected' by vrar, but all manlitncU f Voice of-Psopte, espe'rienc'e ot-UVc.present.waff ims bVoiight that dwelomuent com- inyrcial and finanoial hivo given --to 'peoples all natto'ns 'com- mon lire.' A'war between any ;two great powers' necessarily dislocates that commercial life, with results djs- nstrous to all.1 It-Is, therefore1, a prac- tical question how tho league ntay-ba constllule'd -iii: which tho'-voice ot that great body of peoples may fectively hoard and lectively exercist'd. the world be Tuade.safa for democracy more surely-than by entrusting a share in'lhfi future guar-_ rtlanship of safety, pur.cjjaaed at great ,a price, to represetitaj t i ve of Ih e world's democra'cy, tho after discussion and was fol-l Act, -but mny retain some of the tea- lowed by -the resignation of Gustave turea 'of the-, legislation under which leader of lUe party, who tie- clared that non-participation by Swiss LONDON, Feb. serious- ness of the strike Situation in London was further increased to-' day when the hotel workers at a meeting decided to go on strike. About men and women'are involved. The men employed on the Highgate and H amps lead sub- joined on the strikers this afternoon, adding to the serious- ness of the situation.-These tubes carry traffic from the populous northern and northwestern sub- urbs to the west end. ical one industrially, for the oHs. The seriousness ofthe situatio'iij was not .brought directly home to Lon-J doncrs ,until this morning, when they found the entrances to the four prin- cipal lube stations closed lo the pub- lic owing to the declaration of the employees not lu move trains today until" a half hour luncheon interval was allowed them on thoir ntiw 3-hour day. Another strike that will bring home lo Londoners a serioog situation Is thnt threatened by IhoVorkers in tliu large hotels, for shorter hours, bat- Feb. ler wages and other condlljons.- sirlkc fever which has .The nexl stoppage -on the program iccomo epidemic in the United King- Is that or the engineer's, who loin spread in today and the to go on strike Thursday tor present week promise.1! to n. crlt- week. The board of Irade issued a state- lubo strike In which K was a had political move. [he present parliament was clt'cled, in- cluding the disfrflnchisemcnt of members of which have been elecleii by tliat democracy? Inclusion in th'o league or body in Tvhtch tho-'.TS'orld'g IK'ople would act through their repre- sentatives democratically elected- fOT tain citizens of alien enemy birth. In that purpose by popular" vote, EX-CROWN PRINCE TO SUE FOR DIVORCE ZURICH, Feb. Frederick William Hohrnzoikrn, oldest son of the .former emperor, according to a Berlin dispatch to the Mu- Zeitung( has instituted pro-. ceedlngs for LI Frederick William was married in June, 1905, to the Suchess 9tci1le, of Mecklenburg, a sister of the i queen of Denmark, ment on says that when Hie S-hour day granted the unions conferred with '.he jgorerarnent and agreed (hat It meant i (in 8-hour working day. If lime for j meals ivcre vaken out, Ihe statement I it would mean lhat tho UHIG the this respect, it is understood, reslr.c-j tions likely lo bo ininoscd will he i much less extcnsive-in character than those provided for in the War Times ICteclion Acl. DisfrancUisemont at, f'cserters is practically certain, as K is recognized that there would to a for It by a majorily of the members of thtr house. Sleyis have been already taken by Eomo provincial leg! sin lures to do- nrivo deserters of Ihe right of." Ufa franchise. That the Federal Franchise Act would he a big debate in parliament fs almost cerlaln. LJb- urals, yvho in the past have sto.od for SRlorday 'on'tlie campaign to tlie' acceptance of th'o provincial vot- rAise for the national education- crs- Pominlon elections and al svlierno which will cuhidnal'o In a have opposed all the monster convention in in flflists by specially, appointed SDpteinber, when a national bureau of enumerators, lively again-nrlnnt educational 'research will bo attitude, mon would, work would bo 7 or on tho delighied with, tha in this connection-It, is Claimed by governnvcnl supporters, however, opposition lo the hill .will be rcsyonsc lo Iho appeal to dale, and Lhongh the full anioiml was not raised MICHAEL CARNEY DEAD HAUFAX, N'.S, Ffc'b, "t UeUast the Rocotul week ol the Carney. cx-M.P., for many years an strike begins, according to reports re- outstanding figure in Ihe buslnefts and celvcd -here, with first day. Ihp reason was prin-' weakened by tho fact thnt if a federal ns' dually because .some of tho canvassers 'franchise ie not maintained (lie women logins to the press of private Of Quebec province vyill bo deprived _____, ness were unable undertake tho Of the right to vote nt the' next genera. loXDOX, Feb. prcnouco of icanvaaalnp fid apart (or (hem. This, election, unless in' the'-rneflntime: tho largo .bodies of troops in Glasgow bo done within a couple of days, j provincial franchise Is extended to believed to insure a continuance ofj "Wo are wholly in sympatliy with cludo them, For this and other reas- present stale of order thorc, but' the tjiC greeting which tins they believe lhat (he opposition hours and en other railways as Ji hours in some cases. lelfast Unexy Ufo of died yosfcr- allhongh there are no signs of rtajvtn hla 85th year. He was-born dlanoalllon on Iho of the In Ireland and came to Xova .Scotia mcii.to rer.ort (o furiher violence. when a boy of flvo He leases1 In an cstalo esllmotcd nt tv quarler ol a million dollars. thauzGml miners 'In the Amman Valley, Carmar- me I shire, Wales, si nick today in pympalhy with thc-workera In a neigh- boring dlslrlct who had fined met the canvasstrs at practlrally will not seriously oppose th'o adoption a federal act by parliament, si- 1 every phco they .c looks to the tlicj' arc cxpecled to1 register bureau of thtmselvcR In fXvcir'.pf thf- pfiniiplo Ior Dominion elections, (-ff to atleml the funeral fovf miner. Loyal Return Feb. workmen OhiBgow. ttimaln nyal to their whlrh net strikes there, ware returning 50 MORE SUBS TO BE SURRENDERED for LONDON, 3, (Britlih of the of 'he there are 50 rpore Oerman iubmarlnei to be dered lo the Brltlth navy. At prtt- ent there ire 03 of these critft In British nivat ports, 37 hivlnj momtngr according lo tic been dntrlbufed among the tilled -Evcn'tig Standard, aa a J result of a powers for teehnfeal examlnallori, promise by the authorities (o give complcto THE WEATHER Hfsh...................... Force Art: Cofd, (yprk.on 10 dlttcrcnl Big Strike en Keb. a6r'ou: faIIw.Vy strike haa broVihr out Iti last The cAini ItRnment ol rvsearcfa. wbfoli win ho carried on -for .involved in tho adaption of provincial at least aycnr-wlth tho tun da now bc-t ing provided- thrown the canvass -of 1 (ho Hpfary clubs of Cnnatla, after which llriie tho na'ional coniniillec Kevcs fho -Domititfin g-ovemment tlio nc etl tor its continuance and vrHI hear tho expense. 03 is hetng done irrtha-Uniled Stales 'by the fed- eral governmenl ot that EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE OTTAWA, Fcb; W. V. Osborne, Winnipeg, .secretary of (lie proposal Billon at conference on Cana- dian, education, has secured from the governor-genera] hjg excellency's con- sent to. a (.tend (ho 'conference and act as Itfl'mlrbn.! It fa propoacil to hold the conference ftl Wlnnfpee to 'Sep- tember. not prejudicially affect powers-to exercised by the under ;any ilher plans proposexl. Moreover In the hotly itself, each slate, would IIml legitlmalo protection in adequate representation Its owij people. "If'the plan is adopteJ, .we can, hiis bten satd. 'look- forward to a stem of jnternalional relationsmain- iainecl by an aggregale of populapj force; uniformly intolerant of any tornv to substitute an appeal lo the ods of the council "We vvlll be assured that co-opera tins'of 'states and [hem firmly to it, are pies '.spcaliins and acting by flnil Ih rough their duly chosen represents' tiVCS. most.Important suggested representative body be to in limes of peace con- stant influence, upon states Jn pieir witM each'other eep'theni from" 'differences v.'hlch give rise to conflict and war immfnenl.-" It would perform that work of discuEsIon, de' Viber'a'fioh'and legislalifth-which Vould take the form of the" adoption com'mendaUons rldual states." ENDORSE IRRIGATION AT MACLEOD MEETING tfpetM lo Uie MACLEOD, Feb; thustastlc meeting Rothw'cH school in connectFon with the irrljilion rtiiitt'' Inj (n very rwolutlon Ing tent to the 4ep4r1ment cnddft Ing -tlvt wmmlV charge of the petitlcnj ftir the Irrlgillon art tnaVtlng wfth toed reiulU. In evtry farmer _ OM3K, Thiirsday, Jan. (Assoc- Prcssj-H considered hdre action ot the conference iated In Invltir.? the various Rmsion to a conference thrbws'fho'bdrijen of a solution of tho Russian' problems on the allies. Tho opinion. Is expressed lhat the Invitation oonveys-i'Xsh to (Iclqrmlne tho dcilrcs. of.fhc the social WANf.44.HOUft WttK Fei; Ubor couf rni has been summoned for nr'tek to meat In the Mansion House hWa to demand a cnlversU 44-hour week at wages J50 per cent. ahoTe war rates, with a mirlnjanf.of wccMjr for all ;