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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII, LKTUHKIDGE, SATUUDAV, II. 1919 PEOPLE RALLY COVT. SECOND TERM OF THE ARMISTICE IS ALMOST FINISHED Severe Fighting Has Taken Place in Posen Between Poles and Germans, BERLIN, Jan. (2 Heavy fighting It report-ii between Potec and Qermant in the prov- of Poien. The Germans cap- Curikau, In the northern part of the province, taking the place by axault. They were com- pel ltd, later, however, through arrival of Polish reserves, to withdraw to the north bank of the The- Germans have alto been compelfcd to abandon Kolmir, in the of superior numb en, but they are reported holding the north of the Netie. Fljlitlr-s ii fn progrtcf at Wfte-nhoehe and Wiuek. with U.; trend favorable to the Germans. The council at hts iisued a proclamation aocuming rule fn Ihe entire prov- it Is said, will be language fn the the export of food- comnif.nd of ihe. prov. be regained 'by the Ger- mant the of the ap- itrloualy to threaten the all northern Bolshevifci Slaughter Huns BEALIN, Jan. Bolshevik! are aUuQhtflrinfi 'n ihi icctlons of the Baltic provinces which have recently come under according to Htrr Wlnnlg, the former German minltter to the Baltic provlnc.es. Ha rtportr extremely bad condUicnB Riga and uthtr parta of Livonia, and Cojriand now in fiolahevlki with Ihe Btftlft ptrmans the of attack, reoallLng the hiitorlc 8t night on the part of the and thefr tocul Runsiftn sup- Thrae men from the German legation who remained behind in Riga, relying upon their diplomatic; Immunity, wire arreated, th'c former mln- raporti, and their public funde, amounting to marks, 'were confiscated. Castalia Reported Sinking Rapidly oti Canadian Coast HALIFAX, N.S.j Jan. steamer Castalia. IE sinking fast 65 milts south of CanW. News of the sinking in .Ihe fol- lowing wireless mesiage just by C- H. total agent of the marine And fisheries department: "8. O S. N. 80 W. sinking latt. Condition crlti- Drifting Want immediately." A tater mestagt'received by Mr, Harvey from the steamer Ber- genifjord, a 19-knbt boat, that ihe it 170 milev.from the steamer Caittlia ;i to htr aisiEtante. The steamer 'Friaan, 1OXnot yes- terJiy from .Halifax, also reports to the assist- Mrl Lady Lauriff Sydney .tV proceed to the Local shipping men are also arranging to send cut assistance. There arc two Caslaiins lisle it Uiu uvail'jtblc shippinR records. The ele'amer from I lie dis messages have been received Is thought to lie tho Castalia which ar rived at New York December RECOGNIZE SERVICES OFiV. STEFANSSEN WASHINGTON, Jan, jamar the Canadian Arctic explorer, was awarded the Hubbard Gold Medal lest night by the National Geographical Soc- Eety for achTevementa during the latt Rvt years in hft rs- duced the unknown polar regions of the western hemisphere by ap- proximately square miles. His was the largest contribution to the geography of hitherto un- known areaii for many years. Selection of Churchill As Minister of .War Cause Trouble People Rally to Support Berlin Govt., Realizing This is Only Way to Peace i German Government is Winning Support of People in its Fight Against Bolsneviki Element, But Mas Not Yet Complete- ly Defeated in Other Parts of LOXDO.V, Jan. Tlobert Stevenson Home, the minister of lal) An- or in Ike new Lloyd George cabinet.! was one ot the discoverers of Sir j Eric Geddes, the first lord of ttie ad- mi rally, during ifae 'ivar. Sir Robert was largely responsible for the other CaataUa, an Anchor rivert at Liverpool un December from Bombay. From Great Lakes QUKBECy ,1au. vessel named jiortatipu system'behind Use British Castalia tefc Quebec aliout a month'] hies in northern' He never ago tor Halifax. Sho originally from liic Great Lakes ami was taken1 down In two sections, being refiucdj while here. This is thought to Lc tbe vessel reported sinking off -Hali- fax. Sho leii Sydney at p.m. oa January 9, having arrived there from this port on January f.. The vessel escorted, down the St. Lawrence by'the ice-breaker iMontcalin, but en- countered Httlc ice. U. S. i'abinef Minister Canad- ians SpeaH N'BW YORK, Jan. K, TTW principal speaker at tho annual of tiie Canadian- Society here last nfght. U'Vastl'ie organ fzatlon'a Mtttt Pay for Refusing banquet since 3313. Because o: Two- Miners Admittance wu to Union i Edward man, no .-_________ i 1 matter from What .Country he came from, could feel prouder than he of CAJX5AKT, dividing equally OD (he tubjcot, the apjiellfSte diTtslon of tha Alberta supreme court handed down a, judgment the citizens of the Dominion Ihat sent 500.000 men ortreeai lo fitfit the bat- lies ol freedom, Following Secretary Ixme, llou. Mar- adnitllanco lo tho union ant! threatening to go on strike tt the men allowed to Tvork, 'Iho latnftrararo William WI1U itiuri urn W. iT. Re eg, who applied tor la tho toivn ot Wayne feel October.-Following their refusal and loss ol men lull tho union and Individual members. ob- a judgment of from Mr. Jmttce Sltiimona ami ihe union atpetled with (h6 re.suil that the division EpUl on tbe subject, so that the oritlnai juapownv Chlor, Justice Harvey and Mr. Jus- tice in favor ot cfUmlsft tbe Mr. Justice Stewart and; Mr. .rustic' were for allowing u. Judgment of Mr. Justice BccX goes, .Into cBE -Fhlcili ware' decided by (he House1 ami lays ilown Iho principle Jnde union Ihoujih unrftflitercd, is capaMe of tic- nntfer'ihe name of the union anoVtiint a jadgment obtained agai (ha union can 'lie enforced against (lie funds. LOS ANGELES, Jan; -11. D, Hlnei, di- of Mllwayt, fcy WJlMn, to tvctnd Wlllltfri 0, tHK WEATHER Fulp and mllrf, Barrel! esld Canadians "reJolMd when llic United States -entered Ibb TVRT became Uielr brothera-in-arma and tliat the Canadltns" liielr moral support and miHfary achieve- ment. He ?aa5 a. tribute io.tha memory ot Theodora which brought the Mirtlatcc to feet irUh great applause. Other Sir James tfceri, TleuleTiantsoTernor ot Mant- and the Rev, A. Eaftm. Says Can, Manufacturers Should Be On Same LeveJ hs IH sat" in parllamenl'beioTfr, but was re- Auriag the recent general elec-' KonB. H is "'iilerstooil tljal Llnjd George vainly i. .cd, to persuade Viscount Mil- iiRr lo rulaiii 'the -minittry ol war. The selection of Winston Spencer Churchill for this portfolio it is said, lie resented by the tinny anil members of (lie parly. _ is exjiected to succeed Gen, Jan. Christian SmiiU, of South Africa, oa the war cabhlet. alter the latter's return lo Houtlt Africa. AR iiiterestins uppoiutmeiit "was Ihat of Sir Steele-MaUlaud to the'deiiartment of overseas' war trailti development and iiileiliEence. He also namtd an ndfliUona! imSer-scc- Al'C relary of foreign affairs and an arfdi- Strikers Ordered to tlohal -parliamentary secrelary 'to IhuJ LCNOON', Jan. Karl tiebknecM. the Spartacan learfer Irt killed during street fighting on Thursday evening, accord- dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company. Several, dispatches from tht Associated Press correspondents In Berlin filed on FriJay up to three o'clock in the afternoon and received here this morning contained no mention of the reported death of Dr. Liebknecht The dispatches, in fact, do not refer to happenings in Berlin, but deal with events in the provinceE-or with press comment. Nothing def- inite is known here as to what Friday's developments in Berlin really were. Government troops in Berlin have not yet si'-ceederf In crushing Ihe Spartacans who still hold newspaper row- The fighting for the build- ings has lasted since and cannon and throwers are now being used with many casualties. GOVERNMENT IS WINNING LONDOKi Jan. has been no additional news from Berlin. early today to throw Unfit on the situation there, but newspaper opfnion, as stated here, is to the effect that the government is rapidly gaining the support of the army and most of the people, in its struggle agatnsl the Spartacans. "It appears to be generally recognized says the Daily Mail, "that the sooner there is a stable government there, with which the allies can deal, the sooner there will be peace. SERIOUS RIOTING COPENHAGEN, Jan. serious rioting occurred Friday in Hamburg, Augsburg and according to reports re- ceived here. The fighting was most severe in Hamburg and is'stlll ID progress. 12iLEBINIHE If Delegates From Present Russian GovU rAR15, Is under, stood on best authority that nego- tiations have been under way for some time betwern Ihe allies look- ing to possible representation of All the different parties of sia at the peace conference. It is expected that admission of these delegates would be on the condi- tion a truce between thsm bt declared and accepted during the period covered by peace negotia- tions. This proposition, which is supposed to emanate from the, British government, is not in its present form by France, which refuses to recognize ttio Bolshevik! in any form, board of trade. His work 1 conneciiori ivilh proposals to co-ordi- the country's iradiuR interests hy working through consular and dip- channels in all three ilcpart- Five Laborites UUEN'OS AYRES, Jan. tiro persons r.'ere killed. SI gravely wounded and more than SOO received inihor injuries in the fighting The nev.- cabinet, incluilina; all the (which occurreii here yesterday and -secretaries, will be Qoinposed as a rcwiH of the general Unionists. 25 Liberals and five George N'icliol nahies, George If. ftobsrtE, Stephen Walslt.; George Yvardle, aecrotary to the -ministry of lalior. aud Joscjih Parker, one of ihe '.vhipe. Sir-S, II. Binha, far the secre- tary ot India, not a member of par- liament, proJjahly will be elevated to the peerage so that he may lie able lo alt (n the house ol BIG FIRE IN AUTO PLANT MONTREAL, Jan. to the extent of was done last night to workshops of the Cadillac Motors, Limited, here by ftps, the origin of which Is un- known. DISMISS INJUNCTION SUIT NEW YORK, Jan. in- junction suit brouflht by the Com- mercial Cabfe Company and the Commercial Pacific company to restrain Postmaster-General Bur- leson from taking over tor the government their respective cable lines and merging them with lines controlled by the Weitirn Union company was dismissed yesterday by Federal Judae Hand. Counsel for the companies Announced that an appeal will be takeil. McNabb-of Lethbvidge, Also On .Name 'For Parly HAT, Jan. Jove it, of the'Great War Veterans, of Leitiorldge, vras elected provisional chairman tha radical 'party in- augurated by the delegates ol the Al- herUi Federation ot Labor at the po- Hlical organization meeting lollowlng _ ihe convention here 'Friday night. Sergt. '.loivett is fraternal delegate to the convention. The aims of the new party are set forth broadly as being "lo'secure for the producer the full product liis labor ot hand and The provisional executive elected according lo figures compiled at o oVIock this1 morning. Firing was incessant in all parts ot the city Irom 7. o'clock until midnisht, but then bepan to die away.' Cieii. who asayuied mil- iiarr dictalorfiliip night, called the strike committee ot the regional 1 'jnciiirtea of'Lctli- rederaVcommisylpit before him at Bridge, and G. K. ICnoit. of early hour to day aiul ordered bring him a srhcntilc of den which the fed era I ion ivill settle Hie strike. Conditions in the city are obscure and Ihe only telegraph lines are under ihc control of the government and cen- sorship is being enforced. DANGER POINT PASSED PARISr Jan; danger point in the flood condition caus- ed by the rising ol the river Seine has bean passed. The water Is now receding. President Mahioch Named For 6th Year, att Board of Trade red it K. R. Roper, mauds ci secretary. A confer- ngree lo ellcc formulate a definite program will lie' called the executive in Tlie iievr parly as yet is nameless. Great of na affiliation of all radi- cal farmers, soldiers, lalior men non-nartisans is, held out by man> .delegates, and a'liame will not b6 sc lectetl until one can be founil which will meet with tile, approval ot all these elements. President Wheatley ol tlie Alberta Federation of frankly states tliat the party can hope for no imme- diate success unless a junction cau lie made iritli Ihe jAre Failing in the Suvrcn'Jev' of Will Not Be Lenient With Them, BASEL.Jan Allgemeine Ztitling, a copy of which has been received here, says it is announced that Marshal Foch, commander-in-chitf of tho allied armies on the western fronts has telegraphed German ar' mlstice commission that the tente governments have not aclr.r- G. >V. Orceu. J. D. lUglr.bolham, II. sir pronncls. placed -liefore lite..jnbeilng' B. Hoyt. Keel, IX King. II. .Mac- Questioned regarding tree committee, 'inf I'liotil, 6, !l. Marnocli, u. J. 11. Palter- Farrow was chairman.'; Jl.l son. adiauman-JT. was elected j, Anntral nsjiorl i Ute liimaelf, -other! soino [Ates, Tho'name goin'g uefbrn (lio iiiccling. with, I'reslc'cnt. Marnoch read had sh6wn renaihed secrctarj1- his-annual report, emphasizing those could liini triSs'iircf Af (lift board. vV Uarls of 11. which are ol particular can manufacturers If'they'Were1 able .lamlecon; IrolliiinR nnd contracting, 3i lo gnl tlic raw on (he surae 'Marnoclr, real eslatc, II. MaclSeth; He- Icm.s. Irlctillurcj-II. r'alrfiekl; rural rela- at ita head. Thb report broadly (CONTINUED ON R.'.MARNOCH Presldeni of the -Lithbridge. Board ol ''-Trade for Seventh PARIS, Jan. Cli- mercceau, premier of France, be tho permftnent president the inter-atlied peace conference as a mark of proper itribute- to the premier of the country In which the conference Is held. President Wifson anil the Amer- ican delcgstex have agreed to appointment, which ts by comniori consent of all the CAN'T CONFIRM REPORT LONDON, Jan, Berlin, correspondent of (he- EvtnTng" News, telegraphing under iThurs-. day's date, hs.hatf. heard from a rellabTe source .that Dr. Liebkirdit, "the Spi'r. ,tacan leader, had been kllied dur- ing severe machine gun .firft- near the building 'of the Tageblalt. Llsbknecht was repotted to .have been shot through No confirmation of ttjis .report it ob-; tairiable in liritish Warships. Were Able to( Enter Bight of Heligoland Without Danger, LON'D'ONV Jan. (BtiUsh wireless service) Mines an3 mine flelos'iyero rendered obsolete by the developments' of Hie "paraTeno" the invetilion. bC Burnley arid consistently urged upon the British navy by- Admiral Sfr Meux. This insirtttncnt' ofUcially adapted by tbo pr.Tly in 1916 anil was so successful tliat special factories were unlit lot Us construction. It 13 now that thy British Grand Fleet on seyr occasions pushed right into: tho, bJslit of Heligoland, which. If mines meant anything would have teen a death Iran for shlpa. German experts, rover solved tho mystery. From thp lime of its adoption to Ihe cloae of tho war, only two waf'shlps reported haying been sunk byjnines. .The most recent lists of the- 'fparavena'J wag oii (tie 'occasion of taHtish' Tvarshlpa .en- tering' (he Baltic .through: a, closely mine-strewn area. The steel wtra mooring rones of arc said to.haTQ been. cut by lb.e easily as siring Is cut by -V i NO 'REPQAT YET 1 OTTAWA, Jan, Asked with re- gard to the complaints of brought hack to Canada on (fee llnei1 Scandinavian, Adjutant General Ash- ton Ibis morning staled thai he: llciil received report frotq SU John and was, therefore, not in a sitlon to niake'Ji statemeut, i ;