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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta t, ALBERTA. SATCHDAY. FEBRUARY 8.191'J_ NUMBER 50 j It is Urged That More String ent Terms Should Be En forced ou Germany Now. Work of Commission onk Society Nations Complete; To Submit to Conference PARIS, Feb. peace conference commission on a society of nations expects to finish it> work at the session to begin at o'clock today. At the long session last night the commission completed twc- thlrds of the draft of the project.' The commisiion reached an agreement of a substantial nature on the points discussed last nigh', says an official bulletin issued this morning. The is added, Is of the opinion that certain clauses of the draft should be referred to a sub-committee for clarification. Strikers Hold up Workers With Their Guns at Butte; Strike Epidemic Spreading PARIS, Feb. ioiportao flutters were before the supremo war council comprising the council of the great jiowers ami the military montlers on all fronts, when it met to- it ay to consider primarily the exten- sion of the armistice valh Germany ivlilch expires on Feb. 17. Although! the final decisions went over until to-, morrow the session u'as intcrestlnp j from tho number of subjects Ing attention that -.vcrc presented by j Ihe naval and military conferences. Hciiorts arc made lo iiie council by the military high rommands on liie tiubiccts. of demobilization and the' relative forces ot the to be maintained tn tlie occupied regions, i The Versailles military council also! submitted a report gs to tho military' forct tho disturbed reg- ions of Turkey. The naval branch of the council pre- sented recommendations formulated us tho result of consultations among tlie British, l-Ycnch, Italian and Amer- j ican naval commanders bearing main-" Jy 01; llioVurning over of the German submarines, blockade restrictions and Ihe surrender of the Germau commer- cial fleet this Sect, it is said, is reaily lo be turned over, but lhat the allies'thus far have not agreed upon Iho allotment of the steamers among tho various allied nations nor upon ter has Ihe promise ot the secretary ct tho compensation for the use ot tlio war that vessels. Lighten TliB commission on-uiocnimu presented a .report favoring tho-llgh- ed in statement-issued ot-lhe bloctaoo regulations In, from Iho governor's office .today said. BUTTE, Mont., Feb. proposals agreed to st a mass meet- ing held last niuM at the call of the local I.W.W. hundreds of striking miners, many of them armed, turned back men who started for work this morning, with the result that mining In the district is practically sus- pended today. _____ was necessary. I Late last night Mayor Hanson an- nounced that he would operate essen- tial Industries under ample protection. If necessary, he said, lie make a request through proper channels for control ot the city by federal troops, j Calgary Labor Man Dr. Stanley on His Favorite Topic of Health Dept. (Special to the EDMONTON, Feb. govern- ment benches hail a quiet afternoon on Friday, the debate betas continued by Ala! Ross. Labor member for Ccntro Calgary, ljy ur. Stanley, member for-High River. Mr. Doss was not in accord with the govern- ment's enforcement of tabor legisla- tion, but his criticism vas devoid of bitterness, and his main objections to existing conditions were directed tho federal jjove-rnment. Dr. Stanley in aa able address urged tho establishment of a siate- hospital a complete stale conlrol of the entire health matters of tlio province, both as regards building and admin BRITISH QUIETLY DEPORT BOLSHEVIK! Undesirable Aliens of Bolshevik! Ten- dency Are Being Sent Out of Country. LONDON, Feb. govern- ent is quietly arresting and de- porting "undesirable" aliens who are believed to be Bolshevik pro- pagandists In Great Britain, ac- cording to the Daily Sketch, which says that several have recently been sent out of the country, in- cluding M. Soermus, a Russia vio- linist, who has been touring south Wales, and who Is alleged to have been interspersing his recitals with Bolshevik propaganda work. He is a son of a wealthy Russian landowner. BUTTE, Mont., Feb. question as to a general strike in- all industries of this city should be declared at once as a protest against the reduction of wages in the copper mines of this district was expected to he- determined today. At two mass meetings last night, said to have been called by .'the Industrial Workers of the World, resolutions were adopted calling for a gen- eral strike. Another mass meet- ing was set for today at which demands of the miners were to be formulated and presented to tho mining companies. Aid From War Dept. conro o e cy y er but Ihis, he he believed would be unnecessary. Better at Tacoma TACOMA l Feb. a street car service resumed on the municipal rail- way running to the shipyards and the different lines of, the Tacoma Hallway and Fewer Company in all parts or tho city, the strike situation wns greatly cleared this morning. Officials of the street railway reported everything run- ning fino with cars going out on the b. Lis- o nations nor upon ter nas me promise ot ine The interurban lines have been for the use ot HID war that all necessary co-operation M majnlajn schedules dur- given him in coping with poss- (h t lwo davo Blockade ible strike trouhles at Scalllo and 1B To-Break the" i on.blockado 'also-Taconia and-lhe situation Is unchang- OI-ATTI.B Fob S _J ,_ Jt__1 ____...] _ nnt Ir-lroall V islratlon and the work of "medical men and nurses. Mrs. McKinpey to Speak i adjournment of the debate was by Mrs. McKinney, member for v. will epeak at the re- opening of. the house on Monday after- noon. The premier announced that Hereafter would he asked Lo sit at least thrfe hours each day. A number of private hi ils were in- troduced, and toe'opposition gave no- lice ot a number 'of questions which will tm asked "the govcrment next week. Mr. Hos3 ..complained that the speecli from the throne and the sub- sequent statements Of the premier did rearance not lead to the conclusion that E'uifi- at anv i cicnt legislation was proposed to deal s have been adequately with the matter unem- ployment in the province. Even the President Board of Trade Announces That Railways Will Now Be in Operation and Belfast Sit- uation Still Causing Some Anxiety, LONDON Feb Albert-Stanley president of the board of announced at o'clock thls'morning that an arrangement with union executives had been reached and that the railway service would resume, as -a This announcement followed a con> NO WHEAT EMBARGO WINNIPEG, Feb. is no likelihood of the Canadian Pac- ific railway putting an embargo on western grain E. D. Cotterell, superintendent of car service, declared today. He said that an embargo is unnecessary on tlie Canadian Pacific railway. PARIS, Feb. most difficult problems now under consideration at ;hc.peace conference relate lo new boundaries lo be created Are Looking Up Veterans Of M.Police .the Mediterranean and the Adriatic. was manifested In Eomo; automobile service was in Seattle today to break LiberaUconvention in Calgary -was in definite in resolutions dealing -iritb, life He "considered that the proposed land settlement scheme of the federal which have aroused the aspirations of many nations, especially' the little ones, for territory of neighbors. It is regarded as necessary that the associated powers shall present a solid front when tho delegates of the central powers are admitted Into Ihe conference. It they do not present a solid front, it hour week and called on tha Mem- live councils to co-operate will thn strikers or resign. Oovan workers favored the immedlalo payment ot strike money. The strikers' joint com- mltteo has issued a militant statement claiming that only i few faint hearja have returned to work, and assert- ing lhat the committee is more confi- dent than ever of victory. The that the Glas- gow carpenters have decided to strike, -I Big Irrigation MeetatTaber A dhtrict convention on construction and Reclamation will be held (n the Rex Thentre, Tuesday, February 11th, at 2.00 p.m. The following namei are on program of speaken: F, W. Pet- ers, Dominion' reolamillon. com- m.lnioneri vHon. A, J. MatLejn, j. minister of public works; Cap- tain E, C. McKenzte, president of the Alberta War Veterana; W. A. Buchanan, M.P.; 0. R. noch, president of the Lethbridge Board of Trade Srlgadler Oen- J. S. Stewart, M.L.A. -Othsr prominent speakers will also be present. This Is a big question- that vitally concerns the whole of Southern Alberta. RESTHICTIONS ON ANTHRACITE REMOVED i TORONTO, Feb. ri- ilrictioni on the'export of Ihracite to Canada have been lifted by the United S'tatei ernment, according to r-c.iiveti here by At. jlstant Fuel Controller Harrlnf ton, i i aen High tow Modsmtlng. 14 ;