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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME. Work of Peace Conference Bei INSTATE! Prance and Italy Oppose Sinking of German Navy PARIS, Feb. (Associated 3ig Meeting Demands Admit tance oHreland to Peace Conference Galsworthy Tells What is Trouble. (he supremo war coun- cil has not discussed the disposition of surrendered German the naval Hperts of the council have stud- ied Ihe subject. British and American officers agreeing n nnernauonui orte are receiving mucn inoueuL uuu II is gatherei lhat the only result that! lllo mission, which sits mornings am cau expected in time for incorpora- times coDtinues Hi work in th ion in the peace treaty is an eipras- afternoon. not in session: thi Ion of opinion on: the general prin-1 nt.aljs Of the mission receive cJiHtr. iples that be U> the cases ,-or official visl'-s. Many socia considered, functions have been arranged for th visitors. beinK chiefly attended by th TORONTO, Feb. Xez herlsky, a Russian solrlier, who was the Canadian forces overseas, was stabbed In Iho abdomen in a row at a restaurant here yesterday after- noon and removed lo the General Hospital In a critical condition. Ills alleged also returned sola- tors and natives ot Russia, George Serenko and Wossyl Kplomis. aro in thu military hospital, uadiy beaten up and under arrest. Lewis, a policeman, is in SC Michael's Hospital auffcrins from a severely injured shoulder, be- sides bruises', which Injuries are said to have been'received when he Irlctl to arrest the men who did Iho stab- bing. Has Plan to Avert Labor Crisis Here That Canada, during the period reconstruction 'when such a serious situation (is threatened because of the of the extremlrta of 'labor on the one hand and the capitalists on the other, is in a better position than any other country In the world to avert trouble was the statement, made at the largely attended luncheon of the board of trade to- day in honor ot Dr. J. Q. Ruther- ford of the railway eommhwien, by Dr, Rutherford durlnj the of his address. And the reason for Canada's en- viable position in this regard it that Canada l> largely an agricul- tural country, wheee cMef business for many, to come will be agriculture. In Canada there has grown up dvinj the few years tht greatest agrarian move- ment the world has ever known. The organized of the west, wisely led, have extended .their field of to Ontario and Quebec and the maritime It Irto the orjarlied farmers, representing one class of the country who combine ....v. visitors, being chiefly attended by th younger members of society here. Economic Mission WARSAW, Feb. economic mission compo. ed of six British railway and minln experts has arrived here'tor the pu pose of making studies preliminary lo nbmilting a report on conditions; to ha British government Ten train oada of food have been shipped, in rom Danzig where relict ships are leing unloaded. One train has been sent to Lemberg, but Ihe Ukrainians cut off railway communication nil the point. LOXDOX. Feb. prominent members of scientific anil medical faculties of German universities and 22 mayors of lead- ing cities In that country have ail- dressed a Joint appeal to Presi- dent and university facul- ties in neutral countries urging (he speedy appointment of a com- mission o! eiperts from the Scan- dinavian stales, Holland, Switzer- land and Spain, for the purposo cf studying tho food situation in Germany. The conditions of thft it is alleged In tliee.ippcal, have Geriininy rleicnfeiess." In eplle-ot this agreement to sus- pend all-hostilities, Germany's op- ponents "continue the hunger most severe and I.crashing weapons ap- plied against her during the war, Ihe appeal conlinue'3. Testimony adduced by' medical anlhorittea In Germany.Btoves that Uie blockade cost the country SCO.OOO lives. Tbe.petiUon claims tiat clandes- tine traffic' in food has resulted in price Incre ases over peace time standard? ranging from 1000 to SOOO.'perVceot. miHiona .oiTwdrVers find women and children ot food and prevents the people from obtaining the most elementary necessities." ALLEGE PLOT ONv LIFE OF PRESIDENT HEW YORKi Feb. Attorheyi and secret service men toctay were examining the per- sonal effects; and papers of 14 members of the 1. W. W. who wen arrested here yes- terday on (uspieltn that twp of their number were concerned in a plot to attempt to take the life of President Wilson on his landing at Boiton. Hocks in Fog, When Dangei Discovered DOSTOX, Mass.. Fell. was the guest "f Doaton to- day. Thousands of people from all i parts 01 Xew England arrived on early (trains to swell (he throngs in the through which it was arraceeil 'that ho should pass.oil his -way from Commonwealth. Pier 10 his hotel in Ui9 Back Bay district. For the greater part of the crowd this -was the only opportunity to see Ihe president, as Mechanics' Hall, he was to deliver his own ad- dress of tlie day, Esats only 7MO per- sons. The most eiciting moments of ths trip came on Sunday afternoon, when it Yi-as suddenly discovered that the steamer, running through a denpe. fog. was tesiden direcily for Thatcher's: Island, off Cape 'Ann. It was the de-j slroj-er Harding, running ahead as a guardship, which discovered tha dan- iger and gave a warning 'signal. En- gines were reversed and tho ehip slopped 1000 yards from shore in ceep water. Soldiers Who Ariived Home on. The Metegama NUREMBURG IN STATE OF REVOLT LONDON, Feb. riots have'taken place In Nurem- where the prisons have been opened and street fight- ing il'irl prosress, according to an Exchange Telejraph dispatch from an airplane mountl, tho less power does its engine develop on account of the rarifying of the air. The loss at feet, for instance, is 50 cent. M. Rateau's lie- vice, the paper says, is very sim- ple. It consists of an arrange- ment by which the exhausi from the engine works a small turbine, which compresses the air drawn lEven Clemenceau is Not So full power, no matter what the al- AnXlOUS NoW to Dally UVCC Terms-Peace Treaty May Be Ready Soon. PARIS, Feb. atmosphere around the peace conference has changed remarkably in the lait few days. The deliberation and caution which marked the proceeding of important commissions have given away, and even the conservative delegates are car- ried forward at a great rate. Talk of early peace has been general. Tlie actual ilirectins force towanl that end has been Premier Clemen- even while reclining in his given him UT a would-be assassin, summoned the premiers of four other great powers In order to Impress upon them the need for hastening the great in their bands. Trance originally doubt-d the. -wis- dom of concluding peace before con- ditions crystallized in Germany anil effective guarantees' against farther danger from lhat quarter had been, provided and an opportunily ha! assured lo that devastated French and Belgian industriM would the ground Germany them. Now Prance with, Britain and America in termination ot the .existence ot .the present technical eren Germany inay resjime tie nor- mal ways of-peace. This view was reflected" Testeroay r Stephen Pichon. the French for ign minister, to-his regular alk with foreim newspaper corre- pendents. He said, in disctsssine robable (late when (he treaty of vill signed, that work would has- ns soon as the necessarr loon- datioa had been laid-' Ho added that t was now regarded possible that tha end might be reached before the mid- dle of May and that he saw no [o doubt It. It is believed by some that thi ST. JOHN, N.B., Feb. teen soldieffi, who came to St. John on steamship which arrived In port February 17, yesterday mad: charges In writ- ino at the rooms of the Great. War Veterans' Aiiocwiion agsinst the treatment received by them and their dependents on board that venel. The charges will bs taken to Ottawa ty a. ripresenta- tlve of the association. Two of the charges are of an extremely serious nature and concern the treatment of two persons who. died in the military hospital here Saturday. Sir Henry Drayton Will Urge The C. P. R. to Complete Foremost Line __ "You need say nothing to me lo Idea that the gap in the line ought to be lined was Sir A' Robertson, of Foremost, the boards of trade, the U. F. A., and the eitiiens along the Foremost branch at the plaints by the Railway commiMion this morning. "I have been trying for longtime to get the line built. The haul I. a will see what we can towards getting the line built this year. That s The'aboveTnswer was entirely sal-1 lower clajsiflcalions. Mr. Livio also isfactorj- to Jlr. Robertson and Mr. made the slatcment lhat. whereas an-. Donahoe, who are here urging tho; der (ho, present classifications loO jn claim of Ihe Foremost branch for net-1 tons a year arc shipped, this would be ter service and it was also very satis- increased to three or four times that j faclory to'the represenlalives of toe amount' under the reduced classitica- I'AKIS, Keb. Count Arcovalley, 'tlie slay" of Premier Kisner, of iliv- aria, w.i! not acting Independently, ac- ronling to a Zurich dispatch lo the relit Parlslcn, ami II Is becoming nioro and rnoro cvirlent that ImrWit- felsbach dynasty and il3 adherenls are behind an .organized movement to stray Hie republic. DmREfORTUNE, IS UVING RETIRED OEM EVA, Feb. Admiral TlrelU, who Is ersdlted with haying been the Instigator of warfare, been the guest of Oen. Will, of the army, sinte the revolution In Germany, accord. Ing to iwlse The for- naval chief has lost his in- fortune. His rt now bank and it Zurich, aamlnl ta living In a small tw" t Will- In canton of AFGHAN both capital and labor In way, tlat Canada should look In the coming, itruggk'betwesn labor and capital, to be the arbl- Or. Rutherford urged Ms very strongly the gather- Ing for, he said, Lcthbridge Is five years of other commun- ity In Canada In the development of relations between city and the of wrroundlng district hai basis on which to proceed. LclhbridgC! board ot Iradc who were present. Tho Railway Commission composed of Sir Henry Draylon, chairman, and tions, Sir Henry Drayton Indicated 1 that the request w.is lust and would tie I Fixed Price Fo Wheat Says the Toronto Globe TORONTO, Feb. the ca JOSIUDYM'flU ix Different TJTKS' Have Been Discovered in Great Britain Feb. Mail nil eminent physician spressed Ihe opinion that after the oncltislon of peace there should be world's medical congress to. con- iiler tlie baffling influenza situation, [e declared that sir different types f influenza have been recognized dur ng Iho last two epidemics in Great la t treaty -which will be jigned first mosl be followed by aaotter final treat? which will eiactly prescribe the oraai- lions to be met by Uio late ettemr powers. Several Months may elapss before this can be made ready. Germany First Pichon said that Germany tin first dealt ulth ot ot Irltain. The reason why so mans iritlsh physicians advised Ihe o' whiskey ho said, was because Ihe UB nibt whole treml ot treatment .here was greater importance of (he proftlemt o trv to stimulate the patient lo llirow I presented in her case, but aMed tiers iff the disease, anil this also is being j were important peace questions fo< videly tried in France. ettlement in conuecllOTi with AJIS. ia, Bulgaria and Turkey. MtliUry The second case was ft consideration non "Askins; Too Ihe Glo'o oditorially, today says: "The Saskatchewan Drain Growers' AssoeUHon petition the federal of proposed advanced local awltchlog Dr. .T. C. Rutherford, C.M.Q., with Mr. chargeii by railway companies, was. BO appearance on behalf of ship the court house. Representatives were ptra and Ihs case was streck present from the cily, from RAN AMUCK AND WAS SHOT TO DEATH TOLEDO, Feb. he had chased at the Wal- dorf, one of the prominent down- town hotels, into the street Sun- day morning at the point of a re- volver, James W. McGregor, at 'one time widely known In Detroit at a saloon and restaurant keeper, was shot to.death'by a police- man. CANADIANS IN MOVE AGAINST BOLSHEVKI Feb. allan. British, French znd RUHian oops in an offensive movement sonlh ard nlons Ihe Murmansk railway on cb. 15, pushed forward 35 miles, cap iring considerable railway material prisoners awl inflicted heavy losse n tho Ilolshcvlki. v. .__ -___.___ II. fa dasslflcalionn four and elgbt, In and M. B. Oooit npfrfarcd lo op- LONDON, Khan, the amir'.of Afghanistan, wra 20, announce- ment mWe Britain Faces Civil Strife, Lloyd-George Tells House LONDON, Feb. The UnrMd Kingdom hi faced with the of civil strife the of .wmwwm doing fSTTI to avert it. Premier Lloyd George declared today In a bin to elmmtlte. t. In tin 20 maud in the -world's market Ibal n re nowal of Iho government guarantee I cost tho country or M0i Io (he Blzo of die crop- Tho government wouW not ba Justified In-taking the risk. "Tlie agricultural experts aro advis- ing Ihe farmers to grow coarse grnlns more extensively (tils year and allow iwlirat (o lako a snbordlnalc place for onco In the wesl. Tho western farm OTS are themscltes divided on the .question of a price jnaranlee, anil tills makes It lets difficult- for Iho sc-v ernraent to take what is obviously (ho coarse." _ LONDON', Feb. 21.-H IhC JOren.- mtnt dcslree lo avert tcr understand Ihtt repc-rt ou tho WKCS hours of aln- era be .made before March :U, declared Jlr. Frank, labor In at a meetlus ot d day. Jfe Ire at Mtnttleld yester of Join Hodri, former niairter of and labor letder, told (he lhat Ihe nw workers with tie oin- v I TO ACCEPT IT the polish prtm'tr, ofTored rssignatlon to Gen, chief of staff, who declined to rt, says a Havas glspwtth from Wsrtaw under Sun- 14 I. W. ARRESTED NEW YORK, members of the Spanish branch of the I. W. W. were arrested by Ke- rti service men and members of the police bomb squad in raids fats Sunday night. Vyhjle they are charged formally with having seditious literature In their possession, government agents claimed to have evidence that they were hatching a terrorist plot. CHARSeb WITH GBArT PARIS, Feb. demand of the military governor of for another prosecution of Chirks Humbert, farmer profile- tor of the Journal, pub- lic today. It with having hit Influence on biiulf of aviation motors, of having rewlved. 180 of the a gift, and with ttwm later for more than frar.ct. ipcrts, ho said, have been instructed o examine them sad have them eadiness for speedy adjustment. The minister made no reference Id aly in this case, but it is known thai le Italian committees have been lous that Ihe Austrian re- ardlns Ihe boundaries should be ad< usted. Owing to the division at Innga'ry into so many it has ot been practicable yet to ascer- ain Ihtlr attitude. Some of them, Sohemla, liave eipressed thsir readl- to assume their share ol debts. Others, like tha Cjecho-Slo- taks, hare held Iheh- liatillty shonM be limited to the pre-war debt of empire. 11 setlned only natural, now ever, M. I-ichon thought, to claim something from them, althonih noj on thn sarr.e scale as from all of th? The commissioners sre cjusiaerrni reparalioTis, the mlnWer saht, awi near an agreement. The (Irsi qaes- lion to is many owes and then what she can. pay When thwe are determined plan cm bo devised by enteiite te dividing; the reparation .otUlwfl among the entente powers. In conclusion. M. Pichon said that Premier Clemencean was about la nnderlako 'consideration of Km- slan question when he shot. said Ihe subject await his return to bis official THUNDER BAY IS CLEAR OF ICE MOW FORT WILLI AH, Out, ftrty of cltlMin took I trig on Pratt, tllvtr KM, Z4 dM-rt.ffWB' hen, trip WM in 2 14: tHtm, and only was encownUred tatvMtn. tome NHsiK mt Tod.y My M of lee. Thi. th. in history tint thrift IM bctn fiMrtg' flt ;