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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XH, E. ALBEHTA. TIESDAV, FEBHUAnV -I, 1'Jl'J NUMBER 48 LONDONERS WALK; TUBES ARE IDLE NEW DEAL NOW FOR IN LAND SETTLEMENT President Wilson, in Address to French Chamber of Deputies, Outlines Ideals of World Brotherhood. FINER FOR HAYING WHISKEY IN Y. M. C. A- HAMILTON, Feb. When the police were called to the Y. M. C. A, building yesterday to quell n disturbance they found two ro turned soldiers with an uncorked bottle of whiskey. The veterans wtre fined each. Magistrate Jeft'S suggested prosecuting the Y. M. C. A. which he said was liable undtr the act In view of whiskey being on premises. Crown Attorney refused lo entertain the suggestion. VARI3. Fob. {Associated Wilson tills evening de- livered an address in the chamber o! Potncaro, Itic iirosldents of (he her anil the senate, and a largo mini- her of members of holfi houses of parliament smrt tho personnel or Uic French cabinet "1 do not tieed to point out to you that cast of you in Europo the is full of said President cC French Delegate Submits Re- commendations on Principles of League of .Nations ''Bcyontl Use Rhine, across Gorniany, acrosa Poland, across i'ia, across Asia, there arc questions unanswered and tlicy may lie for the "France stEll stands at the Iron- tier. France sliH stands in the prtt- SALEOFAILK WESTERN PROVINCES TO GET CONTROL OF THEIR R1ESOURCES WINNIPEG, Feb. natural' of three prairie provinces wit) be transferred from federal to provincial control st the forthcoming stssfon of the federal parliament bails of a slightly reduced annual indemnity and without regard tc" tht claims of eastern Canada for additional according ,to the Tribune. "This is forecasted in a message received -.In adds Tribune, ''and "fiemF-officlally confirmed at the Manitoba parliament buildings." Spartacans Active in E. Prussia COPENHAGEN, Feb. majority of the buildings in Koenlgsburg, East Prussia, have seized by Spartacans from Berlin. The governor of East Prussia has declared a state of siege in the Thorn district and instituted court-martial. Hoadley Continued Leader PARIS, Feb. Bourgeois, the French proponent of a league of nations, transmitted today to the soc- iety of naiions commission recom- mendations as to the principles had been submitted to him tbe fn- ter-allleil association for the promot- ion of a league of nations. One of the recommendations urged, Jfao establishment by Ihe society of} nations as an international torn m IE-' (Special Heraid.} EDMONTON, Feb, Hoadley, M. L. A., for Okotoks, will continu: to head the opposi- tion in tht provincial house, he having been endoraed as the tem- porary Conservative leader during the session. What will be decid- ed upon after the session remains to be seen. The conference of op- position Tuesday noon on the question, of a permanent appointment of a leader divided over the rtontTnations of Brigadier- General Stewart of Lethbridge and A. F. Edmonton. appointment of Mr. Hoadley may therefore taken as comprom- ise for the (Jurattan of the session. MUST KESTOKE NORMAL RAILWAY FACILITIES OTTAWA, Feb. prac- tical impossibility of the economic situation in Siberia being improv- ed until the restoration of normal railway facilities with the Interior is emphasized In a report received by the government from L. D. Wii- a member of Canada's econ- omic commission to Siberia. The transport situation, Mr. Wilgress says, the economic and business, life of the country." Alberta Legislature Opensi ondonp Those Who Su-ike Without Proper Authority of Labor De- plores Action of Some Laborites, LOXDOX. Feb. executive council of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers yesterday issued a state- ment disapproving of all unofficial strikes arid urging its members to re- sume work immediately and thus en- able responsible trade unions' execu- tives immediately to enter into ialions with the employers or Ihe fed- eration TVilh a view lo obtaining re- dress of any grievances. Go Against Agreement IviUicut giving any reason for its'a O (lion. A.-J this JJue, which has a cir- cular route ua well as radial lines, rfe.s thousands: of passengers to all parts of London, the traffic situation, became more serious than ever. Many motor lorries and virtually" every other class of vehicle were re- quisitioned for the emergency, but in spite of this there were not nearly enough accommodations for those who desired to move about the city. As another result of tiie shutting down ol the power elation some oC the cars on the Surrey side oC the Thames, which get their current from the station, were compelled to stop running. improvement at Glasgow LONDON'. Feb. situation ai Glasgow showed further improvement today. Though none of the strikers at the'Falrfield ship- is tl work, fully 60 jLondon Paper Says Britain Has I Suffered More Than cnce ot those threatening and unan- k ion on education. Other recommen- swered quesUons-l Urea tern OK because jallons were ot a military nature. One stasda vralling fpr_thelor them W0uld bind the states to pro-. _ of matters, which touch her and Intimately and constant- ly, and ii she stand alone, what inusl she do? She must nut upon her people a constant burden of 4axallon. She must undergo sacrifices '.that tocomsjntolerable. ,f TtpL only ,ahc, njil Ihe other Jifttlonfe-bE. -must vise. the Paople "The rulors.of the world have been arms ami munitions noV possessed or which may be ul- timately maunfactiired by alalcs .out- aide tho while another woulill. prohibitUhe manufacture nil and all arms and ir.pnftfons.of war by lirl- "McKay, of of Feb. second of the fourth opened at three o'clock this afternoon, Lieut.-Gov. Brett reading the speech from the throne bsfore a brilliant aud- ience. Two new members of the cabinet, J. L. Cote of Grouird, ale establishments. It was also recommended that the society, pi nnllpris 'shall' fix" the num- berof incn to be'enrolled-In the mili- tary and naval forces'of each member, having regard ,only for possible ag- gressions from states, outside the thinking; of, the of govern- lDaguc or -m ravoH against it. It adds incuts .tiiul forgetting the relations or lhat lhe society stales should im- iieoples.; They, have thlnWng upon lhe ccntral powers .by peace the manoeuvres or International denl-j treaties limitation ami Ings, when what thoy ought to Imve C0nlrol of their mamifaclure FO as been thlnMng ot was the fortunes of [0 pcrrait members of the society' of men ant! women and the safety of naiions to reduce immediately and home and the- care they should lake substantially military establish- ihat Ihelr people should be happy be-imcnt3. cause they were safe. "They know that the only way to do maintain nur1 dear and which shall no less fruitful In peaco lhan it hai hncn in war. President-Wilson, in the course of his aOdress to.lhc chamber, said: "The nations'of llie.wprhl are annul 4o con sum main ft lirolherhotnl wliicli wiir.msko it imneccaaary in the fu- ture to luninlajn those crnablng'nrma- snenls which Ilic pcnplo suffer ftlmost as nmeh In pence they lor In reglpn, dispatch to tho 'Mail., It is reported [hat a soviet government hag be on lablished at Kharkov, the president being Hakovsky, one of Iho sigimtor- les lo the Brcst-LKovsk treaty Germany. NOT JAMS Feb. The nevr British parliament elected last DecehibeY held Its first Reaction today, James Ixwthor was re-elected speaker. Xono ol the Shin Kelncm elected lo parliament from Ireland appwred Bt Iho opening Apparently tho much-discussed lion of whether tho Inuependent' f-lb- erals or the '1-nborlies were lo he Iho oKtclal has been settled "by a compromise, as hoth IHHI Adam- son, tho Labor leader, and Donald Me- Ixwin. the newly-elected chhlrman of munlcfpalitEes and were In- troduced along with J. J. Gaetr, the new member for Red Deer. The from the throne flut- Itnes hearth legislation, and of the IMferiVieasure of assistance to "edwortipfl work through medium' Increase in school grants'- provision'-for an increased construction "prosram covering public and build- ;6f toll and'- -.rural teteptie-M the province, together with in-, stitutlorvai and dther works of a public nature. Men Receive Pay and Dig- charge at Demobilization the Asquithlait front opposition henchcs wilh chief llcntcnanls. on Ihe their TORONTO, Fob. Gen. K. C. Ash ion, C.M.G., adjutant general, was in Toronto yesterday antl Whs enthusiastic about the new dispersal' system for returned men which was first tried out OIL Ihe Empress of Asia, and shortly to he put Into gen- eral effect. tlmlef the new scheme all itie sol- diers' papers will be filled out "over- seas and his pay hook balanced. This IB n procedure, involving medi- cal boards anil much clerical work, which previously was done on tills side. On [he transport this work will on chwhcd, any complaints recorded, tut! f, temporary adjustment matin, On arrival at the district detnobl- lizallon centre lhe men will march from tho train lo the demobilization centre, wherfi will ho made, kit turned In and the man discharged with firsl installment of war gratuity paid. ICven the returned soMlers'sbul- ton will be given Immediately. LONDON, Feb. Profestor Ed- wjrd de Vnlera, the 81nn I and Mlllroy And McGary, all Sinn Fein of parlla- etcaped frorrflhe prison at Lincoln (act according to a 'dispatch from Lincoln to the Eve- ning Standard. STRIKE IN SWEDEN COPEMIAOBN, Feb. nertoua MllwAjr slrlko has out In Sw.'den. last tilghl woik on U' different 1 fries. SOCIETIES FOR SAVING KAISEH AMSTERDAM, Feb. lo "save the Ka'ier" from be- Ir.g handed to the alllfi arc faefng organized (n Germany, ac- cording to the Volks Zeitung, of Oinabruck. Eftel Frederick, lee ond son of the former emperor, la said to have written A letter to premfer rfcmanrflncj that (he government asalsi In the plan. VOLCANOES ACTIVE HONOLULU, Feb, one of (he (arrest the worfd, situated on the eastern flop; of Mauciafoa, hat resumed activity. The lava-column Is rli- Ing from the crater with unabattd force nnd the fiery Ifquicf mats overflowed the rim of the pit lit three places. Msunaloa ihowlng of activity. Will Make Loans of On Land on Certain Con- ditions WINNIPEG, Feb. A square deal with the best propoiltlon t'ne federal government can offer the returned soldier. Is embodied in-.ihe latest land wtttement offer that the government is prepared to make to all retunied "'men, Major R. J. Shore, head of the oldler land- settlement board, Wfnnfpeg, announced yetterdiy, NEW 'SCHEME Under the new scheme, which hic'jubt besn by order-in- council, it hai teen decided to purchase first cliss agricultural land, improved or unimproved, jacent to railways. The actual Value of this land ft to be decided upon by government who are .qualified and idvertfseirientc for such lands will shortly appear in i number of and farm journalf. v As ( step in the new policy, the government tt willing to up to on the pur- chaif of the Und, providing per cent of the purchase price Is supplied by the returned man. Five per cent, interest will be 'chared on this loan, repayable In 20 years. The next thing considered was fhe need for stocking and equip- ping the land taken over, In this the-government Is offering the loan of Mn the case of 4 showing hlmietf competent and showing he It working ahead with Initiative and real im- provement In vfew, no Interest be collected for the first and second years. An may be ad- vflnted. to secui-s Improvements such as fencing drilling of -This makes of that the government is willing to advance to returned men, WKATHEK Hfgh Low cofd. FURTHER HEARING OTTAWA, Feb. further hurlnj by -bowrf of rallwiy commlfalonerj on of the tuprtM Traffic AMOClttlon .of hterrtt.o' rMii will pUcc topiorrow Suffered More Than Any From This Weapon LOXDQK. to 8 report from Pjris, via the American n aB for assuring free- wrigMa flt Goran notified tiie auiliort ways. arrangement made in December last tiie granted railwayman L an eight-hour working day, excluding tiea they resume "Work loinor- ruw it protection for them could bo provided. meal times, and Hint tills was accept- i It i3 understood that Ihe Impression by Hie unions concerned. The 'prevails among tho authorities Inat a unions submllted [urtlier QO- small minority brought about lha including increased-wages and of .service apart from tbe S-hour TtiW matters' ,aru to lie cbnstdored'ni the riicetlng week between (ho -meraufeTs. ot strike at Glasgow. "Tic submarine campaign was aim- ed at thJs cpantry, anrt we suffered worse than ailHbe othe'r nations oom- htned. "danger, that may he .overlooked: Besides ships, we lost cargoes .valued tbe men's unions. Meanwhile, existing, conditions, of sen-ice, apart from the S hour lo remain Despite this agreement'.with Ih'e're- spectivc unions, certiin employees of the underground and London" 7nnd of millions sterling; while 15.006 nrit- Brighton railways liarB taken If.upon Ish aitd children were thenisclves to strike and rtomaud that meal-time shall new be Included Itf.the S-hour day- This demand, if-gramted. assassinftlert'at 'As >'e made no special tatloos on. this subject there has boon A tendency, to suggest that we from this piracy rather well oir. Let it once more that 000 our shipping He Eit.the the-sea. are more than, any _conmmuity In. the would mean that those men Xvould work only 7 or and if this arrangement vas oUifeT railway's, it would the lo aa hoars in some cases. "It is qntle clear thai ivliaL if proposal for the 'abolition of the sub-1 demanded by th'c small; ae'cUou of H 'would be misleading who are on strike is contrary to claim thfttiiaval opinion is nnanimous n this but a largo body or iaval ovinlon even n larger pro- xjrtipn of statesmou on both sides of !be Atlantic favor lhe abolition of (ho "It is to' be safe for more tban a declara- tion aiitp tho Umlls within which sub- may be cnxployod must he ;rtc. It must be st! crime to buffdtsiibmarl1 what has been agreeil to with the unions, and it is greatly to lie. ted that tlifs sectional which so seriously with tho travelling public, and for whichi'there can he no possible justification, should have occurred. Railway men to Quit" Fob. Associated ty of ncomoHve Engineers' tioli- Henderson .Opens temational Socialist Con-- gress Only True .Repre- sentative Labor Body Says President. BEKXK, Feb. Arthur Kenderaon, the British leader, opened the Socialist conferenco here this after- noon with a brief address allowing the difficulties he, Samuel GonipcrS, the president of the American Ffiilera- tiou of Labor; Albert Thomas, Iha French labor leader, and Emile Vftn- Italhvay ot derveldt, the Belgian Socialist cliief, "in Preas.l-A Russianetachment oper- i f !lfe power Meatloa ,0 Mu out tie nwra- meat all.' He proposed Ihe name ot 0.( Hjalmar Uranling. the Thursday with a view lo enforcing the that the" tube men were demanding.' The society said the' demands ,WCTO not ef- fected lhe steam tramway engineers and tho firemen in the London area which also Imva electric Iraclion would be. called subsequently. If necessary all the society's 43.000 mem- bers throughout the cotinlry would "be ordered to cease work. Walk to Work LONDON; Feb. by its (Associated experience on Monday, wheu the city lhat a 'JaPanese Socialist was pres- awoko to ftm! Irausportation ham- pered, by the strike in the tubes, Lon- don started early to work today. Uy daybreak the streets were filled with attempted B'TJ atJAcfc in irMch they en- men and women walking from the su- counlcrfld ol Holshcvik force. Artillery and patrol actions continue on all sectors of'-'the front. One- ot tbe American" airplanes ycstsrtfay bombed Bolshevik positions on the Vagu river. IB LOST VESSELS and the >rhe'n thoy started at 7 o'clock, -were crowded. Almost overyoue carried a lube car- rier who was urging buas con- ductors to strike, but up to the pres- ent theso efforts have heon unsucceeE- cnt. Cordial Mnilcr, the ji'e lfngs from Socialist us who reflignetl on Sunday, was at the height of activity at that hour, discharging- early workers from tho outlying parts of-London. General Strike The of tiie Associated So- ciety ot Locomotive Kngineera Flreintn. to which the engine planse when the speaker remarked that peace conferenca "rDpfesented the ruling classes, hoped Berne would repTflacnt" t'ha working class." {.._-' The proceedings were monolonbuii 99 all the speeches had to be Iranslat-. Inlo three official English on'th'e four di-jfiiBine drivers on; the ralin-ay Jluca near and far ftast tnidersUctd ontj Ij9h Krenpb, and "AmerlcAa and British delevates only anil of.the navai'sen-lco'j has belong, announced at Tioon that on the eas< coiist of Canada, four til-i engine drivers on'the railway 11 reel finding alatfoiu, wbkh will, it is [having electric systems were being vahio A lost tin nnd unahln to determine Uislr ixSlitton. These sta- tions ite located tt Sable. th3 Inoulh of ijartior; Capo Causa Newfoundland. From any stations o vessel equipped may obtain a bearing a rtlstnnoo of icvMlMiundred mllea called out. thit If a setllcmont was not reneiicd wjlhlli a few hours national strike Involv- ing all tho railways would be called. Tho Umdoa District was completely stint down this morning, for although all the drlvera did not Join tho strike, (he staff, at the power plant, which supplies'the current for went out nn_ carlj-Jiour ist leader, for president. Ho was elect- ctl'unanimously. H was officially an- nounced that SO ing 21 different countries, were' pres-' enl and that more "were expected sooiij inoluding IT Americans. CaralHe Huysman, a Belgian leideiy explained briefly-that only two coun- tries refused (o Kl'.im, because the Socialists there con- sidered the confereticD loo radldal; and (he Swigs, because they-thought- it too moderate. It was Spoke In J n'the biisineas has been competed, TIjalmar Branting de- livered tho prefiiilential acme ttmcs in French anrl sortie times In forth the wtiolo- altuation cbnlrontlng SociaJJim' -in Kuropo and America before and thir- I ting Hie war and Us duties and future, 1 prospects, When Brantlng The Mansion House atalfoii, .thoJed the'name of Jean Juares, Iho most important in lhe Socialist leader vho was as- tion of the city, was not open at T.501 saaslnated in the assembly rOae o'clock thla It Js usually as a mark of.respect. There was ap- One Jealurc of-the euca was remarked- upon by H was of Oerman among the lug doicte.. the official German was appointed OD any conn tee named so far in Ibe ;