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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII.__________ ___-----......... _. M'KENZIE KING MAY BE Labor Leaders Doing All Pps sible to Prevent a Striki Before GoVr. Conference. McKenzie King Most Likely As Permanent Liberal Leader LONDON, Strong forces at work to tecure a poitponement of thrtattned strike to enable the govsrnment committee of In qulry to complete Chair- man McGirk, of the National Labor one of the Lan- cashire miners' agentt, advliet that work.should not cwte until everything poisible been done. William Brace, labor member of parliament and former president of the South Wales, Miners' Feder- ation, says that the government has taken a big itep forward in the form In which the committee ii to be set up and that this goei further than any previous Inves- tigation. In any country In the world. The men'i leaders do not want a strike, according to Mr. Their conduct lh the ne- gotiations has been marked by godd temper and The main point now at he one chiefly of Days of Anxiety Pen. feeling. In. well informed labor anf (fovemment quarters that strife "with the miners win he aTolded. The re the greatest days of anilety tha Yie British :pubUc bas known since ibd gravest days of the war. Witbln few iterii H will sararUhwi whetbier' Uoyd OeorBe emu labor that action disaster, (Special to The Herald) OTTAWA, Feb. 26. Hon. McKcnzic Kins, I'or- mcr minisler of labor in the Laurier cabinet, and for some lime in imluslrinl and labor rc- searcb work in the U. S., is Ibe most logical man for Ibo >per- nianent leadership of the Libera' parly in succession to the late Sir Wilfrid Laurier, is Ibe feel- ing of mesl of Hie Liberals in Ilie.bouse, it is understood. These Literals will liiivc considerable influence when Ihe national con- vention is called following the session, and Ibis, coupled with (be fact Hint King is strongest wiUi Ibe Quebec Liberals, intikc it look like a certainly Ihnl he will be chosen leader. King understood to have Ibe lat coder's choice as his successor SPARTACAN REVOLTS.....CONTINUE HIM FOR 1H.DEBWEW Iff To Ask Legislature To Urge Gratuity Each Solciie Speakers in Commons Urge At- tention Chiefly to Soldier Problems McKENZiE INVITES UNION LIBERALS TO REJOIN THE PARTY Farther of Hospitals Bill in the tegisla- Regarding Payment of Arrears Bill Being Introduced (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON, Feb. propoi o! the clly of Lethbrldge to catab- Hih the system hy charter 'fflenl, of permitting tax-payers in ar rears to pay oft or.e tenth ot their arrears each year -with the current year's laxsi, was lieM onr (or further conslderatlou this morning' by iho municipal law' committee o! the legls lalure. There wero no particular ol Jecliohs raise''! but Hon. A. 0. Jlat kay, minister ot municipalities, point ad otit that It would be best lo ho] the amendment pccdlnc Ihe bringlni in ot the new provincial arrears o laxes'btlt .which contains provisions o a similar nature. TV. S. Bill, Lelhnrlclse, city Boli asraiu in liie Thurp- Jav. and time eviikaily .'or iliscnsiioi: atoiiK suggi-slc-d ilcfi- nilo lines o! action. In the'Tiousn Tuesday J. S- lum. of VeyrevllU1, notice lliat on Thursday lie wnuM move, by V. S. Ixifllnswell, of thai Wliervap. the i-.iost Important question to lie ssitk-il al pves- tnt session ot the Dominion iiiir- liament is giving a square deal to (he returned veterans; Anil v.hereas. the Dominion gov- c-rnir.c-nt lias noi yt-' uunlt: nublii: any schenie wiiicll is to the majority ol the men nor wilic'n rectignizt'a groal ser- vices rendtted and the hoary loss sus'.aincl ti-.iring ot service to thc-ir country- at merely pay: it sliouM be fir t-very man In retuvu to Itis his family in cuso the man lias fallen, and lliat -a puUa'nte grant be maile to every oilier member, male or female, of the Canadian expeditionary forces. Great Unwashed In Britain After March Not Bacon or Ham PARIS. Feb. -The soviet government in -Moscov: ia nov: regulatins the nuinlier of halbs each person is poiraiitcel, (o take In the various public and private bathing places, iinil for this .pur- pose hns dlvMcil the papuli-.tloii Into thrno categories, according to French refugees arrivinj here from Russia. Some aro allowed to bathe twice a momh. it Is said, conic once a and ncvefr.' A Sainjue, n-ade worse lack of -medicine, was raslne In iMoscow when the French refu- gees left The Boishevlkl cail it the "hunger ami it claims from'2000.10 3001) victims dsily. Senator Bennett Says Canada (o Blame Herself for Alien Problem A Fresh Revolt Has Broken Out in Mannheim, Where Spartacans are Succsssful. COPENHAGEN, Feb. 25. A fresh revolt broke out at Mann- heim today. Spartacan forces oc- cupied the port office, the tele- 9raph office and the railway sta- tion, and communication with the city is Interrupted. FORCED THEM TO SURRENOEF THE BALLOT BOXES LONDON, Feb. the elections for the town council in Dusseldorf last night, Cologne dispatch today, band! of armed Spartacant compelled the officials to surrender the ballot boxes at the point of revolver, and made bonfires In the str.ets of the ballots and all the election documents. Thf SparUcin. wound up with a promUcuou. .hooting in ualttes. Abolish Martial Liw Feb. dls- OTTAWA, Feb. Moving the nil dress in reply to the speech from the Ihrone in the eenate yesterday, Sena patch received here from Minnhelm by of Berlin says: ,'After, twa. VJ tun iliiaiandfmt their all their country should be dealt'wilh In no meau In regard to the problem of enemy aliens, Senator Bennett satd "that for years Canada ha.l throvm down all barriers against aliens, and now file must suffer the consequences, The Immigration motto of Canada from now SCUlU government anil to law. The Independent consented to evacuate build- Ing's and surrender (heir They ira being guaranteed immunity- To Overthrow Saxony Gov't DBHUS, Feb. ami Itadic.il soldiers The food controller reserves a right j to re-impose control if selling prices' to the consumer rise above the pres- ent price', or if adequate supplies arc not forthcoming. 1 THE WEATHER Hi9h Low Forecast: Fair and cold. ON PAQE SIX) PROTEST GERMANS FROM CHINA PARIS, Feb. German armistice delegate, at Spa have protected against the deportation of. Germans from China, which country expelled two of German, and to Austra- Ha in January and il preparing to .end others to the central power, direct Or Be.Compelled To Be Ready to Protect Her Interests Single-Handed WASHINGTON, Feb. of the, Xavy. Daniels, speaking last night oiJfore the National I'ress declared that tho American people today were face to face with making liie choice either of a league of na- tions to safeguard the peace vron by valor or ot entering upon a career of such naval and military expansion as wouliV "enable ns single-handed (o guarantee American rights and Amer- ican interests from Hallfaj: to'Tierra del Fucgo." the development ot mixed farming In tlio ivcsl. (Contlnned on page four) Miners Discuss Question Barring Orientals From Joining the tabor Unions (Special to Iho Ttw.ilrt) by carried. CALGARY. Feb. question t May Sell Plant as to what was to become of Iho For- 7ne qutution then arose of moving District Ledger -was a .question plant down to Calgary, and be- that was fully aired (his morning o[ tho expense attached (o tho great powers (bo minors' convention, and the dls-, tnl5p jailor Ijiwson putting tho pos- tiiweij djscussion yesterday cusslon was concluded by the follow-' expense, with all things consid- Marshal i Ing motion of Delegate Johnson, ot, e'rcd. to be about clg BASEL, Feb. Com- munists have been arrested on charges of rebellion agalntl the Hungarian republic of Budapest, according to advices from that city. It Is reported that during their examination they have ad- mitted that money to set up an antl-repubiican government csrnc from Russia and that during the past month the expense, amount- ed to crown'- Thty rt' fused to reveal where the funds are being kept, it Is said, Coleman, being passed by Iho dele- gates: "That ftilnre nrrangemenls for mov- ing, or closing, or selling the District lytdgw plant lie lelt exclusively In Iho of Ihe executive board." Tho discussion first arose oul .Jngs _ to ICY. thou- dollars. He strongly advised the convention to decide to gel rid ot the PARIS Feb. Press) .....-s con- of and authorized Marshal Foch series of Inquiries to (he commltlec now in Poland. a reply is received, the question ft rcny 3 receve, plant and have the paper published in BCmng tlio Polish divisions inlo Calgary, i The conventibn was In favor of be dc- of this, IM thsy saw it fo 'be the only to get rirt of a ulrile elephant, alas' began a hearing on anrt get ticlter service by haying the Morocr0f ln wtllcn j-rance accka lo ter Fib. traopa, oferatlni with detactv ef Runnnlant, have north rt Bol.htviKI forest along th. Dnl.ttar rlvw. a fljht have btcupleii the fort and town of Tlriwjel, on rlaht bank of the Dnlxttr, S3 from to a lonlkl a'ltpatch. IV ntnatlnf Bol.hevikl many and wouniM and have lift guns anii In the hands ot me allied form. motion by Alos. Suanar regarding a i paper at a n Saturday and vraiain for three ilays. Kussla will tc among the sublets con- VOTE CONFIDENCE GOVT. PARIS, French Iht ment a vote cf by ac- clamation, following addreu by Victor mlnliMf pro- viibna, during whtoh outlined the actlvitie. ef hrt relative to meallnii of living throufh covrrtrr. eftolutlon asked that each member be assessed ono dollar, lo-hc paid in four nonlhly payments of 25 cents each, Delegate Easlhnm, In bringing In an imcndmfint to make the payments len cents a month for one year, emplia- sized tho fact that tho editor, (o do good work tor the district, mnst free of financial worries. MAY NOT RECOGNIZE THE IRISH DELEGATE PARIS, Feb. letter from O'Ceallitjh, asking that a dats be set by the peace I ence to hear the of the provisions! of Ireland, I received by the British peace t delegates, who wrote ?n acknow- ledsement. The impression pre- vails loday that there will no further official action by the Brit- ish, The United Slates delegates declared that the letter had not been received by them. havo lionched a lion points in Saxony, has beett ro I un. 'file -SparUcans are repOTted to have taken possession of Plauen anil other industrial centres. Independent-Socialists in Leipzig havo issued n maiifesto deTcanalnK the retirement of the Weimar govern- ment, declaring that it is "an impedi- ment to Socialism tad the liberation of the proletariat." The Independent-Socialists are re- ported working feverishly few a proc- lamation of a soviet republic In Sax- iny. After radical demonstrations at Plr- a nmi Plauen. the Radicals selieit is plans of non-SociallEt newspapers nd ordered llio officers ot tlie seized, iants to leave. Work has. been .opped in many Saxon factories by 16 seizure of power stations and toe nterruption of overland transmission. f electric pwtr. Tho lircak In .raH- comtnunlcatimi nt Hallle suspends jrough service between Ilerlin and Veinur and Munich for the time be- ng, ft the only expresses running lavo been routed through Peaaant BERLIN'. Fob. ilispaiches from tlannhclm toaay report that peasant, revolts arc breaking out In various districts in Baden as the result friction between the workmen's coun- cils and Ihe peasanU. The peaaanav t Is salil, are resentful of the dictat- orship of Iho sovlels. Steve Baisetli, of aldercd rturfng his. slay. up (lie niicM'ion of Japanese and Chin ese labor In Uio mines, and the dlf'l- tu IciiltlGa tlioy wore having with them In Delcgafo Johnson, In opposing (he VancouVcr some wanlod motion, eald lhat lie did not cce how j to union, but they were Ilio assessment woubl help out al all. lie was In fnvor of leaving tho mat- (fr enllrcly In the hanils of the ojeci live and lotting them assess amoutit required. The ClrcuUtion Editor I-awson laid lhat If all members were asseascd and eadi fcas (o receive n copy of tho paper, It woultl- bring Iho circulation up to seven or eight thousand, and thai was beyond the power of tho press they had lo handle efficiently. The substitute motion of Delegate Kcbcrls that be employed to make up not allowed. He -ranted the mai- ler threshed out nt the Deiegnlo asked: "Why draw the line at the Jap or Chinese. We talked ab-ral solidarity and Ilie international and Ihe common Inler- esU cf'tho working classes of the worlil, and hero have a delegate wanting to bring in n resolution Be- fore convention that stands for all democratic. If roo want lo (be rosolnUon, why Ihe e rosonon, w r inerily the nilldMllllcs men- (Continued on S.> INDEPENDENT STATE Mcnd.iy, Feb. (Aaaoclated Tromp- cyrnkl, mafarti of the diet, today read to the.diet a ttleorarr, from Stephen Plchon, the French for- eian mlnktter, whfch M. Noulens, former: French nrr.baasador lo transmitted to M. Pade- the Polish prcnlcr, offi- cially.recognizing Poland a? an in- dcpendtnt tovehelgn state- The of with