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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. lK. ALBGHTA. MONDAY, l-'KHIU'AUY 17, Nl'MBKU LIB'L Hon. F. B. k Carvcll Capital and Labor to Slancl Together to Keep Up In- dustry. Ont.. Feb. ad- the Trades und Labor Coun- cil here Katuniay iiftmioon, Hon. F. U. Curve) I. minister of public works, itpatl with the unemployment He SUU'lI MIC lltlLllbvr rot indifferent to the ileniTuuls of thtir territorial contingents, which ,re supported by the labor element, ot: Stephen T'ichon, in iliscuFsins ob. tables to an IrarweiUte peato, durin? t talk with newspaper correspondents to Jay, said there were many reasons why the treaty could not bs signcl at once, even though tbo league of nat- ions project was out of !hc way. Many ssues ihat will form the basis of iieai-e. he said, were .carefully studied. Aiming them is the disposition ot many of the fragments into which the former Austrian empire bus been div- ided aiul anolber is the treatment to Le arcoriicl Bulgaria. The Krvuch people, lie added, want peace, but they realize nt the same time tlie danger of precipitate and un- patlsfuctroy He agreed with Premier Uorden ilmt tlicre should lie no unnecessary rtctay but did not shAre his opinion that time hail been wasted at the conference. A full dis- cussion of all queslionF, must be per- mitted so settlements which might be decided upon would be unan- imous. M. IMchon said tiiat there was no obstacle, to recognition being ox- temleil the new Gorman government. Imt added lhat the Germans must be made to realize they havo been beatrn, u fact, be F.aid, of which great niim- licrs o( them do not seem to be aware. The new boundaries of Germany, he remarked. vronUl be for considera- tion witMn a clay5. THE LATE RIGHT-RON. SIR WILFRID LAURIER N. S. MINERS WANT A S1X-HOUR DAY SYDNEY, N.S., Feb. lowing the lead of their comrades in England, Cape Breton miners are about to demand a siX'hour. day. SIlby Barretti, president of Amalgamated Iron Workers of Nova Scotia, staled today that it is probable that the mfners will ask the provincial legislature at its coming session to establish a six-hour working day at the mines of the province, f Various Factions Have Not Com- plied With Demand To Cease Fighting LOXpOX: Feb. invitation of the peace conference to the various Huelian fact tons to meet at 1'riukipo may he withdrawn, thb pp.rlios asfcfft to comply with the conditions that they cease fighting witli each other not complied, according to Reuter'e Paris corretponOenl. Hive Not Ceased WARSAW, Feb. has bt'on decided thai owing lo the Hou w_ 1Jrown was born in fact that, .ftostiiiues liolween coimly, Ontario, May and Poles in east Gallon 30_ He was the son of Thoom have not ceased and that the Ukraui- RECINA, Feb, Brown, of ksUhewan, died this morning at 9 o'clock. Annie, Brown. Educated at Mount Fcrest High school. Brantford Coiteg- iate InaUtulp. Toronto University, at 1 Sland Till Wilson Gets Back Canada Had Three Delegates Present. PARIS. (Special cabin from .Mm The proposal for a league uf nations as subniilttd. by iJie commit i eu for the consJdera- Uon cf The pence conference aud tha j judgment the world bad been strict- limited by the many diffieuIUE-s which drapers fouutf themselvns compelled to recognize. The idealU- tlr still me of a super-national orgeni nation, imposing ils will upon the has found able, there. has been brought into being a underdUunliug by lluj various slates v.hich has great blliries of growth if popular opinion. favorable. Jhe plan is the scheme of Gen. Smuts, modified. by the experience of the present con- ference. TIiR organization of the league of nations as is, in effect, identical with the organizations of the present conference which may (nroperlv tia considered as the foun- dation of a league of nations. Tho scheme meets the conditions laid down y (Jen. Fimuts, that it insist ho neither a futlSe debating socleriy, 2 supoT-state. It resls upon the theory that there is delay and publicity '.he peo- ples o! the world will compd respect tor the covenants of peace into whirfi the nations now enter. It Is devised to prevent war by secret find sudden onslaught in .furtherance, or the plans of an official class. It is a declaration oJ faith, in (he pftace-- able iJesires ol the world's CH'K, Very The third pleuary tt irMch OTTAWA, Feb. Wilfrid Laurier died at 2.50 this following severe paralytic j Sunday dele- gallon from Ihe intenUled commfa- Cflme to Resina Ih farmed- slon will nc sent lo Lemlerg (o con- Hose Plsiu, .read'law. fcr with the Ukrainians in an on- ]SSS-1S9I and went Into partnership lo bring aLoul lin armistice with the shortest possible delay KIY m ID JIES, With Great Vitality, Fought Death Many iiersonal friends of the great it WBR only bis great vitality which cMcflain gathered at Ms. home after (lie news of liis sc'rious illness he- canm known. Lady ivas at his hedsidir. About noon weakening cf bis pulse was noticed. The attending physicians declare that him alive for so long after the stroke which was In every ivny ser- iotis, Tho state dinner which iras to have i been held as us ul at Government with Xorman Mackenzie, K. C., un- successful candidate to North Weat Territories Leeielature.for North. Re- Kina in 1SSS; Dlectetl, 1894; TC-elected, 1S3S-1902. Anpoinletl IjieutenantGov- ernor, 1910. Member, Public ftnil Un- ion School Board, ISS9-IPOL Alder- man, Regina, 1909; resigne-, 1910. First president of the Board of Gover- nors ol Methodist College, Hegina, the plan launched, was even more impreseive than the earlier meetings, for it the significance of great l partly Jultilled, The scene iras deeply as dele-. gate after delegate representing na- lloaa vihicli had fought in the great; war solemnly pledged adhesion of his 1910. Marrieil Annla Gardiner Uarr.lX., "I Norwich, Ont., hi 1S35; has one son in which co-operation and peace: afo to replace suspicion and war. The resolutions and speeches were received in grave silence without a single note o' applause. iho speakers, cxcepi.rtwo, were members of (ha league of nations committee. now be laid on the (Continued on Page Five) Union is No Longer Imminent Ebeif to Visit Vienna PEKIN, Feb. Chin HurvHsun, under instructions from President Hsu Shih Chang, yesterday sent a dispatch to the Chinese peace delegates Instructing them to dis- close to tha peace conference Ihe Shantung railway agreement snd other secret agreements with Ja- pan. It is reported that the president is encountering opposi- tion from his pro-Japanese cabi- net at every itep. BOTH A LOSS DEHUN. Feb. Tyrolese provincial tliet lias decided lo proceed wltli tlie nlebi5cSte by whlr-h the country may decide for it-self its fu- ture slat its. Latest vices from Vienna state the the union of Aus- tria and Germany Is no longer regard- ed, as imminent It ifi nntibunced Unit 1'rftsldent Kliert of Germany will visit Vienna soon, but only flftor n vlaH to nil the confederate-! German states. LISBON, Feb. alMemcnt issued by the govern- ment today announces the re-es- tablishment of the authority of the republic in Oporfo, which had been the centre of the Monar- chist movement The members of the Monarchist government have been arrested and their troops have either surrendered or beer, dispersed. HALIFAX. N. li., Feb. ocean tug Miilgrave, with a coal barge in tow, urc botli a total wreck on Mingle Hhon, ahont 50 miles cast of Halifax, Tlie lug went ashore during a storm on Saturday. The crew was landed safely. TEACH BOTH FRENCH AND GERMAN STHASSIH'HO. Feb. The Alsatian Centre parly, the political group to be reconstituted in Alsace since the release from [he Gor- man authority, met Saturday. The- fhtce hundred members present adopt- ed ji resolution favoring Iho teaching of both.Krnnch nnd German in UIR schnola, the maintenance of the rights of [be church and the adoption ol spec- fill labor laws. The Career of The Late Chieftain PARIS, Foh. 17. (Associated1'and one'daughter. He retired as the So- j lientenanl-EOvernor in .1915, He was 'widely Known as a breeder of thor- oughbred live stock. He attended the Congress in Lelhbridge One of the prominent figures JlcGill at the age of 23 ami entered up- in raimdrtin tfisiory iiasses in the "on A legal career which marked him death of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Leader ab a brilliant member of the nrofes- uf (ho Liberal party of Caindu since sion. He success fully practiced hia and for 10 head of the profession in Montreal as a partner cialist conference at Berne called on s- J Premlfe'r Clemeuceau Sunday after- noon and hnr.tlC'1 him a resolution adopted at Berne and intended for Iho peace conference. The party was composed ol Hjahnar Ilranting, ot Bwt'den; Arthur Henderson, G. Ji. Stuart-Tiunning and .lames Ramsay of EnelaTftJ. and Jean 1 Pierre Henaudel, of Dry Canadian Rovcnmient, from 1SH6 to the late Mederic Tanctot, and later at 1911, iucUiKjve, Sir Wilfrid waa nowlcdgeil to be one of the most brll- statesmen Canada has ever seen, His statesmanship it was ibal put ed a Counsel. Canada iti the forefront of tho British it .vhile practicing law al colonies, and his policies with respect...... to the Ernm'rc, especially his'lmpcrjal preference policy, marked him ns talegman 01 fnr-seeing vision. Arthabaskaville where he was a part- ner of Judge La Vergil G-and the late E. B. Hichanl. In 1SSO he was creat- tliat ho first took an interest In the political life of the coun- try, contributing lo many Liheral pap- Premier Clemeiiceau received document, which he promised to sent (o the peace conference, said the resolution conlained points that wire in accord with the views cl the jieacd conference itself and lhat there might he an interest ic direct contact hetween the delegation and the commission of liie ptxice con- ference charged with Uie stock, being of Acadian descent on his was clected ,0 lJlc Houso of ntqtliers side. earlier cducadon comraonH for the same constituency.! was received at New UHisgow. V. Q. but ,n 1S7? Sllfterert defeat at the' anil LAssomphon College. Entering Hc was hQwevor elected for1 tlic stmly ot law he received Ills gree of Uachelor ot Common bmv from (Cotitinuod on page TO FIGHT WAY THROUGH ICE 1'eb. litlk pow- er schooner Kiinice, ,tS lona rcg- ialor, laden with (10 Ions of provisions will leave Seattle Monday In an at- tempt (o fight her way throuph Bering Sea Ice early In March And carry relief ID Isolated settlements on Kus- kowim Hay. This trip win at- ftmptcil ilirec months before opening of navigation in the nortlicrn but was wade tjeressruy because of the danficroux Rhorlage of provlalons in tlie KusViowim Oistricl. COPENHAGEN, Teh. German oovcrnmcnt on Sunday night accepted the allied terms for tht extension of the armistice, according to a dispatch to the Politfkcn from Weimar. Opinions of the Late Leader "A clear-headed, a Me man." Toronto Telegram. affable; gentleman; n pleasing orotor; ft thorough ColiUvhi Smitti. "An nf sue a and Courier. "In some lias no rival in public Gazette. "One of the five greater', men living Carnegie. "A true imperialist and a loynl subject of, the A, 11. "A great stfitesman, of. >vhoac Icatlerslifp we atul to whom nil young rnsn can Ic.ok up with pride and lion. w.'S, FleMing. "The nirtsscs of (bo English-sneaking iieople liave manlfeaiod n rare iilfGcllon for !if3 prrsonaUly, a great esteem for MR character, and a genuine prWo in Ills anil N'ows. "Canadians are proud of their promlct, a handsome, clupatit man. lie comsmls attention anywhere; the Lnurkr face la jierhaps thr (lower ot French culture In Canada., combining patriotism, poetry ami oratorical instinct in Iho nicest Daily Star. "And now ivhal manner of man Is he upon hi3 shoulders Hits Atlanlran burden? The best description 1 ever beard of Sir Wilfrid JiSisrisr given !o inn by a very interesting Canadian personality, Sir (IcorKo Ross, who was for many years Prime Minister of Hie I'rovincc of Ontario. 'Sir Wilfrid enlil tnis dour, kindly, shrowd old Scotch-Canadian, 'la a picture gallery all in ThU I will always remember as wlity fltifl you some idea of the Impression which the apcenrflncc-of Sir Wilfrid Laurier makes upon P. O'Connor. M.F. Hig Issue is Cleaned To The Imperial Govern luviil table pending discuseiun Bt open sessions (o be held upon the return of President Wilson, ami meanwhile it. will be open io review by the irholO world Charter Tho cliarler members of the new league of nations will be ttit natfona represented at the conference, and other naUons will be asfced to Join. The protocol containing these names referred to in Article 7 is not at- tached to the document, but Ihis la the understanding. The recognition. of the rights of the daraioiotis iu Ar- ticle 7 is. Iherefore, superfluous, insofer as the preeenf, dominions are concerned, as. they are automatically included in the league, if they wish tt> belong (o It. The status ol Canada in the Ic'ague, as understood by the Canadian rep- resentatives, is that H will be pre- cisely that which she now holds in. the peace conference. Canada iviU nave her repieeentativea in the bodies as all olber British do Drive Out Local dering Starts By Wholesale BKHLIX. Feb. troops from nearby lovrna marched :nlo Gel- scnhirrhtn, in Weslplialia. early this morning and overpowered the Jocai mBitray and police a portion arlsi w can T The plimdering "f Sc city lnialtera ol all the BritisU The doors of houses were blown 'in tft.a.unit' und the city Irenpiiry hntl been warned in time and savort (heir fumls. The raiding Kpartacans came- fioni GET 44-HOUR WEEK OTTAWA. Feb. bills aggregating npRoliatcd I with Canadian banks in July, August, f September nml (Mobev have now been paid in fuil out of the sale of Victory ioanp. TaUus into 'account these j treasury bfJls, (do foiiowins sums iiavc been advanced by way of credits to the fmperlal for the' pur- poses indicated; to the. Imporial mun- itions board (or munltoins. air- fpianea, timber, etc., since June, For purchase of Canadian wheat and olher cereals. For dairy products purchased by dairy produce commission, For saimon pack (llritish Columbia) Kor other foodstuffs purchased by Iho foreign cowimttteo ol British food commission. MONTREAL, Feb. ed to make a strong demonstration in favor of thefr demand for a 44-hour week, clothing and gar- men! workers of the city gather- ed in large yesterday at Prince Hall, but the wind was tak- en out of their calls by the fact that they attained their object without firing a shot, for the chair- man announced at the outset that the manufacturers' association had decided to grant their de- ma rids. WAIT UNTIL HE MEETS THEM WASHINGTON Feb. President Saturday cabled a request to RETURNS ,TO FRANCE MARQH 3 IMHIS, Feb. Temps today gave Mnrch Ilie date on which President -Wilson is e.KpecictJ lo ar- rive In FVance after his visit Lo the United.giflte-s. congress to deter debate on the con- stitution of the proposed league of nations until he had an opportunity of going it with the members. High Lovy Colder. The many compromises as a result of dls- in the committee. Tho whole delicate matter of armament and armed forces la practically remit- ted to the league for further action in more propitious times. Meanwhile any reduction in armed power will be Oone by Hie consent of. the nations affected. There is no declaration about coin- pulsory military training, it is known that one of ihe groat powers insisted upon such training EIS an tssenllat part of democratic government ami thti corrclary of universal suffrage. There Is not a word about freedom of Ihe seas, upon which point another great power is equally tmyloHtng. The reduction ot national firma- ments is to bo conditioned by the geographical situation and (he cir- cumstances of cadi stale, a quaHoV cation irhleh respecia Prance's determination (.0 maintain an and (beat resold M fceep her iiaraJ power intact. The immedi- ate limitation of armament td to be nominal, but the promoters hope" lhat if confidence In the league something worth while may ba accom- pllshed. There is at the present tlma ro choice between'leaving a decision. o-.i this point to the powers them- or accepting proposal get' ;