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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xu, LliVHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, FEBIU'ARY 10, Xl.'MBKH 51 SPARTACANS BREAK AGAIN 'US. IS_ IMPORTING If 17 STRIKE SITUATION IMPROVES Large Parly of 1.W.W, Tak- en East on Special Train Under Guard Trouble Averted at Butte. CHICAGO, Feb. four members of the Industrial Workers ot the World throuflh Chi- cago last night on a special train under a heavy guard on the way to an Atlantic fart, where, Jt is be dcportaJ at once by.the Immigration authorl. ties. Forty of tile prisoners came dtiti from Seattle, where. It Is alleged, Uic-y took ]iart In fomenting the general strike -which has paralyzed the Indus- tries of that city for several days. Three Isadora ot tho Seattle strike, one: Spokane agitator, an 1. l.cntSer Irom Denver and tlve alien con- arrested Ic Chicago were among the prisoners gathered Into the fed- net. Tlie.majority. o( tho men were alien labor'agitator: picked up by officers Australia Pleads For The Control German Islands NEW YORK, Kebi to the proposal in any of a mere mandatory control of the Pacific islands by the prcicb conference was expressed In a cablegram from Premier Hughes, of Australia, read at a meeting of the league of free nations here Saturday ntsht. control of the is said the message, "becauis mandatory control woutd net Induce the expenditure of money on uncertain The meacage closed win a pica 'for Australian poss-sslrn of the German islands, wMcti, he said, wtre so close to Australia as to make necestary Australian control of immigration and trade. Australia, he said, is ready to give adequate guarantees for. the protection of i.he natives. PUBLICITY COMMISSIONER IMMIGRATION DEPARTOT Military Control in Butt learning lo read by tbe Braille system of char- for the blind, KHAKI LABOR UNION FORMED AT COAST VANCOUVER, Feb. a' meeting lait night the objects and alms of the Khaki Libot Union were outlined by several The meeting was concluded with. a resolution eallltig upon the ernmenl to expel all enemy alientx from Canada, Strong feeling Was expr.asjed by several of re- furntd men for the expulifon of orientals as well. It was' itattd that newly formed tion the necesiar1- sanction from Victoria and It would ulti- mately enrolled In the tradei Union act of BrltUh Columbia. WEATiIBK' Hish .....i.................... 61) Low........................... 36 Forecast: Fair and mild, Not Meet Soviet Unless tfheir At- tacks Are Halted lIAtilS, Feb. Tlie Ukrainian oviot government has announced that It is, willing to accent the invitation of thV ailics to the proposed oonlcr- ence. of Russian factions, according lo tho TcmjiE, hut it considers tho dale flxeil, Ftetmiary IS, too near at hand. The' government also expresses n pre- ference for holding the conference nt I'arls inslead of on the .Prince's It Is understood, however, that tlie French government, which 'originally transmitted (he invltallon through Us wireless service, has. since often trying to get an agreement that hbstllilios will cease all over Russia and adjacent, countries, including Arcliaugcl, before the conferencfe as- Otlierwiee, It Is said, the entente goternmcntg will nol consent (6 confer with (he soviet representa- tives. to a number'of these people as to what mtetit Jiappen in Russia if Ihere is no outside interference. Ilcceni tliat tho soviet gov- ernment Irbops.have evacuated Pelro grart are imconfirmed. Troliky ia reported to have changed from his. flashy clothes and red neck- ties to a linlform: Ho Is said to be rilling hero and there on the train formerly nt the'disposal of the em- peror and he is said to be using Ihc former imperial nulomoblle. The denllis dt; rierlin of Dr. Lteb- knechv and Uosa the German Sparlacan leaders, apparently made ft deep impression on the iioi- ahevlst chiefs. Trotsjiy. ordered pub- lic nitnirntDE anil strfcet car traffic was stopped, hut when of ficera Irted to close the theatres the sailors, whn seem to do na ihey please in Pclrograd, are reporttil "to have declared that they wore going lo dance nntl e'hjpy themselves ns usual. Great demonstrations were held heforc tho winter palace and the red flag was everywhere at half-mast There were violent speeches, in which Philippe Schtedcmann. a member of the Khcrt cabinet In Berlin, hii- HI6 ct.'igy wns hang- ed and solemnly burned. The People's iou-e was rp.-chrlstcned llie "House ot Hosa The following soutlicm Ijorla fcljjer? are oa their way home: C. P. M. Vayno. Taller; Sergu Grassy Ldhe; Pie. Saii- IRT Irvine, lilnrkie; 1'le. Lewis, ClarcsHolm; (jutlnei- MacKay, Warner-, Hates, Canlslou. r Some Take as Much ;ts Each Out oE Canada WELLAXD, Ont., Feb. ex-'l tensive oxodua ol foreigners is'taking; place Irom this district..- that an unusually. ot foreigners closed their accounts, which-rahge from Althougli the transportstation to-Kur- ope still presents .iliflicultiea. -these- foreigners are carrying their money to Jlonlresl, Halifai and XewVork and at these places are first opportunity to sail for their native lands. A strong sentiment prevails that an embargo should be. placed ilpon UlQ cxporlation ot Ihe large amount of wealth accumulated during war years by these foreigners. Spartacans Breajc' Loose in Berlin, Government Troops Called Into Bremen Too. __ _ _ n ZURICH, Feb. Spar. tacan disorders broke out 3n Ber- Hn on Saturday eventng, accord- ing to advices received Sol- diers and sailors, commanded by former Chief of Police Elchhorn, are reported to have occupied Alexander, Pljitz, troops opened fire on them, eight persons being killed and 40 wound- ed, it is said, German censorship Is withholding details of the trouble. AT HAMBURG BASEL, Feb. hat been a fresh outbreak of Sparta- can activity in' Hamburg, where, after a distribution of arms, the Sparlacsns carried the- town hall by stornY on Thursday, according to a dispatch from Berlin quoting the Frankfort AT COLOGNE, Keb'. rtrike of the official and professional classes at Dustelttarf the Spartacans having conceded-most of "the points Boxir-" geolse delegates who had. baen Imprisoned ?.9 hostages have been liberated. LIFT-BLOCKADE CZECHS; PARIS, Peb. blockadi commission of the supreme court- of the peace conference has an- nouncsd that'th: blockade has been completely for Slovakia. BIG CAMPAIGN FOR LABOR REFORM IN GREAT BRITAIN NOW LONDON, Feb.. Mineri, railwaymen and transport work' era numbering today be- gan a campaign for. reforms, A committee of the miners' tjon xvas to meet government lead- ers tiT-ask for a Ax-hour, day, a 30 per cent. Increase in wages full pay to demobilized miners during unemployment. The federation1 will South.- port on Wednesday to receive the government Tho railway .work- ers will open, negotiations Wednesday with the board of trade ami Ihc gov- feTnment commission on-be- half of an S-hour flay, donble y-ay for overtime and and a half for night work, "anil an Increase fn the permanent representation of the union in iho management of the railways. The transport comailttea announced today that It WAS ready tti report to the union that lie employ, ere a 46-iionr wcci. 7horc it doubt whether this 'offer iriU be ceplctl. sleclrfclan's are- lht.4' week on a proposition to enforce demand-for p. 40-hour The. suit ol the vote will not be known' for three The London undcrgroxind railways, which were tied up mosi.of last week' because of strikes, were running on normal schedules at noon.' On the Clyde, 30-per of tho workers, U is resinned work today. All the men are expect- ed to'be back at work Wednesday. The shipyard In the London dis-, trict alsa are returning to In' large numbers. Proceed With Agricultural College at RaymondvNow POLISH COMMISSION v LEAVES FOR WARSAW Wilf Oive AisftUnce to to Fight Germane, If Need Be PAttlS, Feb. (Associated Press) Polish commission, nflcr a week's study ot tho complex prob- 'om il has undertaken (o solve, left I'arls lasi nlgM tot W'araaw. It is In nclcHtlon tp ascartaining tlic cccnomlc needs of Poland and Ozcclio-SlovuMs, Iho commission will to 'tho military situation on the border helwcen Po- 'ardjflnd Gennany, lending aggittanco as niay'bo nccdcil liy (ho former to resist tho Qermnns, Y Soldiers' and Sailors'. Protective league came to an en.il..to far as Winnipeg la eon- cerneit aii emergency mass meeting ot the; Orest. War Vctorans' Associa- tion on SsfurilBy Anight. Sli huiidrcil veterans assembled, heard staiemchts ot Vlee.Prcslrlcnt J. 0. Newton, Secfetnry F. W. and other comrades with regard to tho or- igin arid no'lurp of the league and fin- ally passed declaring lhat': it'ia.prpvori to tho gatla- at iiidetins lhat )Sp Sold- iers' and-" 1'ro- ledivo. League "to a tool of Hon. Hob. Ml Koecrs nnd. Col. A. O. Konseca. therefore, be II unanimously resolved that we'shall BRITISH EMBARGO. MATTER i OF SELF-PRESERVATION NEW YORK, Feb. Robert Balfour, the re- cent British embargo ordered upon. his arrival from Liverpool, declar- ed tr.rt it was not a nutter of frea trade or protection In the flicat tense, but one of fielf-preaervatloit of British have been disorganized arid rendered unproductive by thfl wAr'. Renew tiay- LightBill OTTAWA, Teb. daV; light-saving bill of latt U practically certain to hi renewed when parliament meetj, Inquiry here shows that opposition to the bill as expressed in .communfca-- tiona received by the gdvirnment Is very slight; nuch leas, at a matter'of fact, than It'.wai before the country 'fllven savlng a trial, Some time ago U ww a result .of informntion furntshert- Uic board ot traflft by Hon. Duncan. minlater of agriculture, that tlie Iliiutritfon farm in- connectloa with the new surlcuUnral high school1 at Haympml would be cultivated put In condition this year, but that It was doubtful government would proceed with'.the, bulldine of the 'school. At that time it was the government's bullil dormitories for Ihe accoramoda-; lion of ihe students ot Olds, Vermilion and CJarftsholm asrlcultural 'schools.'. The cabinet, nowerer, has bten re-', considering Iho mafler, accofdlnj' (o' Iteti. A.-J, McLean, who la IQ ;hs cily Utar, anil it f.i dalle possible Insicad of. building dormitories at the oilier schoofa, (be money may Ib build aufl eiiuip'fhe feiv schoVjl'it- Raymond and also to bulW tiie farm buildings. ThU'prorrsra would eaUll of about would be a boon to 'bulldinj In Ihis (Jistrict'. ment may he Mellon 'Hon. Mr, discasslng. "the. governmenl's expendlturea for (Continue'] on'Ptft ;