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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. E. ALBEUTA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 1 DUMBER 20 OUTLINED Bolsheviki Demand Admittance Bolihevikl government of Russia ta tko BoUhcvlVI ambassador at Berlin, as its delegates Par! to claim idmlMlon to the peace conference, according to Ettio da Pin's today. Spent Christmas Fighting In- Poor Fel- lows Died Without Atten- tion of Doctor. GERMAN DOCTOR LEFT THEM ALONE TO DIE LONDON, Jan, cable to tha Mall and Empire, To- ttr.-lble conditions exlstlne !n the Britlah prisoners' camps at Pachln, MecklenburQ, are described by tho Dally Mail's special correspondent In Berlin, visited tha camn. He "Tha prisoners hourly waiting to-go to Stetttn for ths voyage home ara dying off rapidly from Influenza, The German doctor leavts the camp at 6 o'clock every evening and locks his medlclna chest before he goes. The pris- oners had a terrible Christmas fighting Influenza with their bare hancfa, so to say. On day alter'Christmas the British asked to furnish a burying party, and found 17 men dead, lying as they had been flung Into tho mortuary. All had been stripped, even to their and were un- vvastied, the sanitation servants having gone to Berlin for the hotf- dny." British Protect Baltic Port WARSAW, Jan. Rutilan Baltic port of Ubau, according to reports received here, protected by one British cruiser, three destroy- ers and one gunboat. British warships, however, have landed no forces. Tho admiral commanding the sauadron visited the Lithuanian com- mittee at VHna and promised to remain at Libau until tKc Gulf of Riga had begun to freete. With Much dent is Made Citizen of Home Final IJlow Aimed at Exfermin-jThree District ;tlion of the Armenian Knee LONDON, Jan, It I Appointed f ot Bruce W-.llfPr fnr for OTTAWA. 4. Tlie fimnisration ROME, Jan. tivlay was received at tho Vatican by Pope Benedict. The president's arriTCLl was announced by Iha mailer of [tie chamber to the pope, v.Iio tj the president In the throne room where two glided had fceon placed. The president wna admitted immediately to the ol tho pope, who Tvas gowned Ja 'white. A CLUzen of Rome President Wilson became a citizen ol Itome tonight. The ceremony tooV place In the historic capilol, designed Michael Angeio and Rcdoulant with suggestions of nnd medie- val associations Asbkting In the ser- rjces were Ktag Victor Emmanuel and Queen Helena, members of tho Ital- ian cabinet, members or the diplo- Jtiatic Including Ambassador aud Mrs. Thomas Page, and niunJcU pal nnd military authorities. Mr. nnd Mrs. Wilson, accompanied Paris Paper Gives Idea of Order of Peace Conference PARIS, Jan, peace- according to Petit PariBien, -Aill proceed as follows: First, a conference of the four powere, Second representatives of Belgium and Serbia to be admitted fcr a ttudy of the Third, admission of the other allies for confertncea on the problems In- teresting them. Fourth, presentation of conditions s-jnceistvcly to Ger- many, Bulgaria, Turkey, nnd Hunpary -and the filffntng ol the peace premilinarits. Fifth, a general conference concerning the questions of a league of nations, freedom cf the seas, [imltatJon of armt- merits and related topics. U authoritatively announced tliat evi- ?ervii-o of Cannda is in donee lias been received that the re-organisation and in that dir- army in vrlth draw ing from ectfon just taken is the aiipohuiTitut territories in the Caucasus of tliree rilatrivt commissioners of b-T tho flueea- drovo to tapllol alter thc dicner at the queirt- region has continued to commit out- rages on the Armenians, In spite o[ tbe terms of (he armistice, P. is re- ported that individual Turks have ack- nowledged U to be Cue intention to the Lake of AVuous; tli deal a. final Mow at the Armenians} from tbery lo the v.'il! ho mi- u.iid to consummate ihe Turkish policy 'tier Percy Uciil. widi headquarters In will exorcise piriternl supervision. Kor Oie eastern district, -.vitii he.itl- quarters in the AV. It. I.itile, jurisdiction to that unfortunate d te- ot exterminating race. An eyewitness reports having seen _. ______ Armenians cruelly beaten and says at place ot lirun? Walker, former com one place he found tbe bnJies of missioner at ivho to Winnipeg, ivliilo for ilie lnet the tionimissionrr is A. Joliffe of Vancouver, Mr. lleiil tho tlian. 60 women anil J. W. McGraw, Acting Vor N. V. Millionaire, Has Big En- terprise Under AVcy LONDON, Jan. hundred and seventy submarines, under constrytllin, ware found when the Intar-allled naval commission visited Germany to make munli: for the carrying out of the termB ol tile armlatlce, according to These sub- marines, it Es said, will be turned to the alllse. Bumraated the past week whereby 64u acres of Irrigated land ol Uio largo Smith farm operated by Georga Kerr about five miles e-ist of the city becomes tha property of tho Her- dalU Inarming Co., o! which J. MP- Gravr Is manager, at a price ot Rtt acre. Tho land Is said to bo one of Iho finest sections In Iho country between I.elnbrldgo and Coaldalo, haa 200 acres under alfalfa, Tho purchase of this land Is part of a enterprise- which Mr. iMo Oraw ia handling for a Now York financier and millionaire. Anderson T. Herd, and will be naed to provide fod- der for a ranch ol sections north- east ot Stirling on the Ijelhbrlrige- Woylsurn lino purchased name months ago by the company. H Ifl under- stood ttiat tho company la preparing to svond in southern Alborla land, stock and improvements, and by a. Judicious uso ot dry and Irrigat- ed land they espccl lo roafco It 3 Tory attractive proposition, Going Into Stock I groat that tho oon- ceni has prepared during (ho past summer 250Q acres for crop noil sum- j Tnor. Two TfdlB Jiavo foaou drilled by j Mftughan Uroa. on tho now In both of which writer TOSO lo within' 15 feet of Iho top. Uoln are ah-ntl 200 tfect In depth. Tbo now company is goinp largely fnto stock, though a largo irill bo seeded to grain oaplt year. About 160 head of ranga covrs liate toon neourod, lnit In addition Mr. Me- Oraw la building up a herd of pure- %nd whltefaces, and his sonBAlional purchaao of ono of Krank calToa, jot unborn, in .1 part of tbo enterprise. Mr. Mcflraw declares tbal tho company wlU do ovcrythlng in Ha power to nukn notctl as a leading livestock centre. charge of jjublicily. MM 10 Hoover Has Been Named Di to Englishmen "to use all thilr Inffuenco tc> avert tho disas- ter to tha world wfi'ch thfa and concludes by saylhfl.' "A little lonfler and It will bo 4oo lite." MANY PR1SONER8 WHO WERE HEPORTED MISSING EDMONTON, Jan. 503 returned sofdiers, aU prac- tical farmars are now m the province and to said head of the Alberta returned sotdiers com- mission, at the closing session of the-conference in the parliament buildings today. The commission learned to its dismay ihat the probl-m of pro- viding returned soldiers has not been brought anywhere near s solution by the federal soldiers1 land settlement board and that unless prompt action Es taken there will be practically no sold- ier farming done during ths com- ing season. were sick aad unable to iaKc said Flood, As rations drawn lor all, there were tnc-ii no complaints about fnsufficiencr. later thpro were complaints at every Ven- tilation Ju the inca'i-- section was also bad. Northland was due to pail for j fron- DGland at 10 a.m. tnday. is be- jjlooil ing holci, however, to enalilo her olJi- ccrs to give evidence at tbe Infiuirj'- tlic terms OR ivlUch Uie aclmir- alty took over tha Northland on n timo charter have not betn made pulilk, it slated that tho delay Tvill i cost in the-neighborhood ot a{ day. StatE-Quarlonoasler-SoreL Harry Gibbons told of liaving been Ruhscripilon list which ho ivas In- structed to circulate among (he X. C. O's EO that they could contribute something for the chiet anil second stewards. At the bead of the list It lormUr witli the request of the Uritt, who lias been heUl in JBovernments that tho United boml hy the police, was immediately .tako predominating part In the or- released. In announcing his decision, 'sanizntion and direction of the TeHel Haytic-n said thai no evidence brutality had been presented. Me- Govern'a death, he. maintained, hail lieen ascribed ihc medical exam- iuer Eo a hemorrhage in the head ro- lic bursting oi a which caused a small leakage, but thnt this might have oc- curred on Rumc occasion. Word lias been received that Uie PARIS, Jan. C. lloorer, American Toml administrator, today gave out the statement in small jrefereuca to the food situation in Europe: 'Sioco rny arrival ia Europe I liav't been cooperating- wlLh tbe allied gov- ernments, in an investigatlon-ol iha rood situalioii, rnoTO particularly the liberated regions. AVo liave mails t soma investigation ot conditions iu Germany, but ara not yet to come to anv definite- conclusions. "The population of Germany cerUm- lias enough stock oi food on for a vrhfle. wltb the eiceptlon oi supplies, whldi ore undoubtedly very short and are developing some condition ol diseaso ecd a great deal was stated that the money was comrt- 1 following Ltthbrideo nnd Southern Allierta men will reach here on Sun- hutcd because the X. C. O's were rc- celviug Ilrst instead of eccond-clasB'day morning four o'clock from orcr- ,1. G, Fiddis, H. Macfvay, E. Kae, .cthbrklRc; Patlon, Blairmore; S, W. Barton, Taber; A. Cyr, Tincher Creek; H. Cotlrara, Barons; G. K. Davidson, l-'ernle; H. A. W. D, Wood, meals. Sergt. Gibbons had collected three pounds or a little over he handed to the conducting Major I'arker. He did not IvnoTi- ivbat done ivltu the money. DUBLIN', Jan. Sinn Feincrs will assemble here, probably next week, for what thoy ricpcriljc as the first parliament of the Irish re pub- fc." They irill nefJaro. K id that ihc recent (flcit'tions show Tro- lanti'a self determin.-itjon as an imle- pendeni ami -p-'ill demand thai. Ireland's case bo licnnl at the peace conference. U had been supposed that tho proceedings lie liniUcd to thin form of demonstration, hut this week's principal Sinn FYin "The national assembly can Issue Voting will take placo in the city en Monday on ihe to raSso de- bentures to replace inosu issued cov- ering the cost of the filtration, plant and the new fire engine. Voting will take place between 9 a.m, and 5 p.m. at Westminster school, on the norili e, and tho city hall on tho south aide. Only those who asressed on the roll for or more aro en- titled lo vote, nnd teninia nro not entitled to vote. etUcta and ihc them." rtcoplo 'must obey REDCLIKF MAN DIES IN FAR-OFF SIBERIA M-ADIVOSTOK, Jan. E. riayfair. Canadian Preas correa- the first Interment vras ma'le in the Canadian plot in tho Hiuslan naval cemeterj-, miles souih of tlio city. H was that of Pto. William llondorson, of tho Mounted Police, who died on Dec. 29, of men- fngllis. IHt neit-of-KIn reside at Red- cliffe, Alta. GHEAT TOLL IN EGYPT CAHIO, Jan. is oflkin computed Hint pjraonn dlC'1 In Kgypt outside of Cairo and rirla-as a result of I ho rccntu Snfln tnza- epidemic. THE WEA'TJJEK Low Fflrecail: Fair and LONDON, aro in Brttlflh prliontrs in tho Brltlih records show, a number of mpn jWen np as dtad or mtMlns will return to their homes, It Wii torfny. JAP8 TO WITHDRAW Japunwo Uoops win be withdrawn from Siberia roporled TOHGNTO, Jan. Ho not want Palestine merely to provide Tor the material wants and Bvery-doy live- lihood of a certain uumher or .Tews Macleod. J. G. Fiddls is a son of (bo late Jas. who died last week. .Tie enlisted In 19HI with tho C3rd battal- ion, of Edmonton. PARIS, Jan. that (he aeropoHa expresi connactlns Paris of social discontent." "It is also of the greatest possible political importance, for if we are io prevent anarchy nnd If we arc to hope thai tho world will return tn some form of orderly government, il we are to- secure establishment ol governments vrilh whom we can mafca peace wo must somehow provide a food supply. Therefore, our financial problem in handling relief may bo solved Into three divisions: Thres Problems "First, wo can, no douor, sell td Germany and lo of Iho allies and neutrals who able to must pay in Mid receivable securities In. some form for the food! they require as ft. commercial transac- tion. 'Second, tho liberated and some of tbo Billed countries to ivblch the United States can temporarily tend loans under Its present legisla- tion. 'Third, peoples who must liaro asVo anticipate fewer dlfflcultlfts with, overseas transportation than wftli other Items ia bancl. Muct Provide Shfpi "Tt appears to the allies and our- only Just (hat Inasmuch a larga part of the difficulties of tho liberated lerritortea ara due to Iho action of German arms, thu Germans ahoulrl calleil upon to pro- vide ships to transport food supplies to these and U certeMy will lie made a condition of the allowance of any food supplies to Oerniam' that their sliipB rhill b5 ultimately tbrned over to carry food for aU the territories." Caught on the Fly A-HB GOING to encourago Ihc community BpirSt at Conldalo thii winter. Moving, picture show-3, Ice- lures and talks on ngrfcuUuro arc for tho coming Mitchell "WE HAVE A THOUSAND acres fallowed for tho coming crop. Wo have considerable pnow in our eectlon ot tho Judaon, a sttccosgtul farmer nortlioast oi Tabor, Jan. A people's count-li lo combat tbe Pol- ish danger has been ostablished at DanTip and z. military force will ,be recruited, according to reporja from Herlin. In sou thorn Poien the Poles have tbe froilier town of and destroyed the ior- j tress ihcre. The (Jernian j at Ostrovo and Krotcsln, west of the frontier, arc threatened seriously. HUNS TO SURRENDER NEWEST BATTLESHU' LONDON, Jan, newest battleship, the Baden, will be surrendered at n British port within A few days, in accordance with the terms of the armistice, according to a dlipatch received here, Jan.