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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIIL TWELVE PACES L.ETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 20 American Draft Evaders Trying To Set Up Russian Form of Government in Southern Republic CARKANZA OFFICERS COUNTENANCE SCHEME lily CaTiidlan Press Leased Wire) SAN ANTONIO, Jar. 12. by gov- ernment as evidence ttist Carranu government officers are countenancing a plan to establish a In Msxlco and that the radical program It tup- ported largelyby American army drift evaders, will ba given ta the senate sub-coinmltus -Investlgat- Ing Mexican iff a In at a hearing thli that Amerlctnj who fled to Mexlco-to escape the draft are Implicated In the plan to-bKng Mexico under the rule of the radicals are bajted on statements published In the official ornan of the Communist party In Mexico. American government records and reports cf .special 'agents lend support to the statements. According to the Mexican pub- lished boast, thirty thousand Amer- icans escaped service In the army by flight to Mexico. Molt of them have returned to tho United States. Senate Elections Held Results Show no v Pres. Poincare Is Now Senate Now a Senator Canadian I.sited Baron d'EsVourueJles de Constant PARIS, Jail. of the was for the depart- election held yesterday so far as re-jrnent ot Sarihsv.-whi'e Canon Colllo. ported at midnight, indicate the new >enate will hare the same political !ornmtion as the old one, changes IrUh poet, who that corn- pi file separation from Miration. FEUb OF THE SEA Member of- Crew Tried to -Murder Chief Locking Him Refrigerator. NEW YORK, Jan. 11 feud of 'the was reported yesterday by the feteamer. Lake Wilson when It arrived, with 8. GUI fine, one of the crew In Irons, attempting to rriur-1 der the chief cook by (ticking him In hlfi own refrigerator. The cock was trying to chop his out with a cleaver when his. cries for help were heard. He was nearly frozen. The quarrel between, two jrien began when they were on shore leave at Cristobal. Kaiser Must Be Given up PARIS, render of the former German em- peror will be requested of Holland In'the near future, Le Mntlh says today. On this point the allied premiers are In complete agree- ment, the newspaper adds. made in. the personnel of the chamber jeing those Involving Inuividuals and not principles. .Most of the out-going senators who were candidates were re-elected, one outstanding exception being Charles-Humbert, was ac- quitted" last May by a court-martial on a charge ot having had dealings witb the eotmf Humbert 'withdrew on the second ballot and nskeil his supporters to Ibrow. their' strength to President The feature of the election was the inpeannce of unified Socialist candi- dates. Hitherto that party had boy- cotted Uie senate, the abolition ot which was advocated by the organiza- tion. Up to the present, reports show that only one Socialist was elected. Absolute calm prevailed throughout the country during tbe day. nawspaper-'cTrnfr, and General Uirechauer were.elected on the first ballot as senators Jrom Ixjrral-ac. A 1'AniS, the flnt lime in the history of Frince. the nut ion's premier is jasper of neither the senate nor thiT'cMmber ot deputies. This was the.remit o( JJ. Clemen- ceau's refusal.tp be a candidate in the Var constjtjienc.r, Hene ReooiU'. being elected to Ml the premier's place in the of parliament. M. Clemenceau-will, thus bo able to take part In the election for tbo presi- dency. This mornlEj'f newspapers in felici- tating President .Pblncare on hiB.elec- tion to the Ben from tbe depart- meut of tbo Meun congratulate the department on Iti'.sveUoa ;n electing tor yesterday plough not u. candidate, him. Several editors express has accepted tbo seat. President tbat in thc-elaeUon of teuton the retires from his present posi- "adTanced: i L disappointed. "were completely tlon shortly and Premier Clenicnceau will likely" succeed him. Vancouver Veterans Claim Forty Million Relief Fund Is a Scandal WEyMbuTK, Ehijiahd, Jan. 11. members of the crew of forty-two of the Brttlth steamer Treval were.dfiwnei' When big viras wreikedion mer Rockj, Alban'a In the ehannei: on Saturday. JEWISH IMMIGRATION TO PALESTINE FAVORABLE The Bonspiel The west wind knocked all 4 bonsplel plans galley west, but tbe east wind having done a comeback, there is a possibility of tbe big spiel starting Tues- day. If the west rinks, Fernie and Cranbrook, can be gathered we'll go. Hercbmer, ot Fer- Die, U to phono tbe result of Mr. Scott came to thh country from the Stales in 1908, home- steading in the district. When tlie 113th raised he. along with -his brother, enlisted, and, he was serious- ly wounded in the war. From the ef- fect of this he never recovered and. though moving actively about, lie had to undergo one operation after an- other. On Saturday Mr. Scott was with much alarm as it Is a well known I elected by acclamation to the school Kaiser Told Belgian Renegade War Would Start in 3 Months (Ttv Tnnndian Press I.tased Wlrf) OENEVA, Jan. 12. DuehiM of Belgian origin, who died recently at Montreun, left ettata In Belgium, wfikh the Germans hr.if sequestered, She ilio left in Interesting memoran- dum, Myln.s !hei her sap. VMS completely Prunlanlzed, that he held major'a commlnlon In the German army and was close frltntl of the former emperor. Three months before the out- krsak of the' war, she nys In the memorandum, inform- her that Germany would hMtllltlis and Invade Belgium. He her to withdraw fortune from Bel- glum the ton triniferred his belonglnsi and bank account from Belgium to Berlin. The duchess uyi refund to take her son'i advice mil do likewise, The Swiss newsptpirs suggest that the claims made In the mem- orandum be Investigated, if for- mer Emperor. William .to he brought to trial. board, anil his death on tho following day has come as .a distinct sliock. was president of the'local veterans' association, and his kindly disposition was much Late- ly ho has been manager o' the Pioneer Lumber Yard. We salute tbe passing of a good man and a brave soldier. Death of John Petrie Death hna also taken another re- turned soldier, well known here. In the person of John Petrie, ,wlioso death occurred in Calgary last Friday. His mother, Mrs. Alex. Petrie, had been summoned the week before to his ued- side. Much sympathy la felt for thla family, who have a fine record, the father and three sons all giving their services in the war. A touching Inci- dent Is that when the telegram an rinunclng tlio son's death was received on Friday night it was Mr. Scott who molored out lo break tho news to Mr. Pclrie. Canadian', Press Leased Wire) VANCOUVER, Jan. The provincii executive of thc.GnMt .War in- structed Walter. Drlrnaii, to Otttwa to 'urge upon- the.'goveVnmtnt that action be.taken at once to relieve the unemployment ".situation among returned men here. At a, meeting on Saturday the provin- passed it resolution condemning the whole-procedure connected with the soldiers' civil rc-establlshmint grant as bringing discredit on the re- turned men and as being a public scandal. The Dominion command wHl be asked to Insist that the government put into effect the re-establishment scheme propos- ed by ihe Great War Veterans' Association advisory council. .Mr. Drinnan will leave for Ot- tawa on Tuesday. British Press Can Find Little to be Jubilant About in Final Act of War Situation is Another Disturbing Factor. LONDON, Jan. of the trjaty of Versailles falls to elicit any expressions of joy from the London press. Editorials in this morning's, newspapers express, at best, qualified satisfaction, while .some journals ctrlke a distinctly doleful note. "It is not a time of triumph or soaring says the Telegraph, which giving come reasons for Its troubled views, ado's: "The ommlsion of America's signature to the ratifying document stands for the bitter disappointment gf the hope that glowed with prom- ise for humanity a year ago. It Is true the League of Nations exists by the terms of the treaty, but the world knows that unless and until the United States adheres to the league and participates In itt actions, not a tithe of the usefulness and moral authority it should poiie'ss will belong to The newspaper also cites the absence ,of Russia frdm .Saturday's ceremony, and says: "Until the sky In that direction grows clearer there can be no world peace nor any hope of lad the power lo turn peace into 'a Armistice Conditions Govern WASHINGTON', Jan. notice has been served on Germany by tlie United States, in connection with the deposit on Saturday of ratifi- cations putting into effect the treaty of Versailles, that conditions ot tho armistice still govern relations be- tween the United Stales and Germany. Announcement of this action was made today by the Elate_ deportment a ifiat official FAMILY COUNCIL 'notification of the exchange had -been BERLIN, Jan. Emperor William, says a report from Amsterdam, will call a family council of the Hohen- zoller'nB after the peace treaty Is ratified. The property ques received. Doubt Realty of Peace Doubts' of the reality- of- peace'bc- hind Ihe formal act o( ratification arc1 expected by the Dally News. "There ia not a nation which, can- if it wishes, manufacture' tlon and the future residence of grievances out ot tho. settlement. to the family will lie discussed, the peace at jt according to tho report. "Occasions of offense are so mere, mean anti-cllmnx to the; ghastly horror of war." In conclusion, tho newspaper ad-. nilts tho possibility tliat the inrosent' situation may lead to a more real peace "than tho more loudly heralded mllennivim." "Are we not at asks tlio Graphic, which says nobody can an- swer this question with a hopeful af- firmative.. Tho paper cites in proof of this statement tlio present Indus-' trial unrest, the troubled state of and Ireland, and tho So- cialist conspiracy to destroy by re- lentless class warfare the, whole existing structure ot society. "Those who want peace must work' for It concluded. Premiers Confer PARIS, 'Jan. prem- iersr-CIemenceau, of France; Lloyd George, of Great Britain, and Nitti, of uiornlng at tho, tot eigii minlslry'to consider the Adriatic.. HUNS WOULD SINK MORE WARSHIPS (By Canadian Prtss I-eased AYire) COPENHAGEN, Jail. plaii to sctilflc the German war- ships not yet turned over to the Allies Is being considered by of- ficers of the German navy, ac- cording to information received by the Mnjority Socialist parly leaders. A Berlin message Die Freihcit as declaring that ;i "high German officer" bad so in- formed the leaders. inumerous.they obscure tho very fact regretfully'.that-.the _ United States, did-'so much The -Bupreme .council .'did make no part in the finnl .not Bit .loday... Ils-neit.raeetlnK'-R-ill'' act, Hie News jbe held tomorrow. The the.lettersi short year ago. It miglvl also' and found them to bo satisfac-: .5 though' the darkness of the time lory. Dupen Located on Third Ave. -By Mp unted P >.0n Saturday The nitssjug. Victoria Louise tho 12-ycar-olil daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Dupcn, of the ncw Barnes coal mine, located wander- on'3rd Are: S. on Saturday about 6 p.m. by the 'Mounted Police. Where she spent Friday night Is not yel known as it was not considered wise to question her too much as she ap- peared in an excited stale of mhiii The inference is that she slept at the liome of one of her friends In North Lethbridgc. The girl did not return homo, altcv achooi she had been attending at Royal View. In the searcli made for .Constable Bailey of the A.P.P. made a detour about half a mile ills tanl from the school and located her tracks, tracing llichi to Hardicvllle. From information ho received from children and others whom he ques- ho found that the girl had passed through the village about p.m. on Friday, From Hie village the constable traced tho girl lo Nortli Lethbrldge and discovered Ihat tho last seen of her was about p.m., when she was seen hanging around Chinese store kept by Qoimg From that timo nothing Is known of lier movements. Nol First Time Tliis Is not tho first lime the gir wandered from home. She hna idone so on Iwo previous occasions I'I he only, way that her conduct can be explained is that she lias a spirii of adventure, being given lo reading hooks with stories of adventure an. getting so excited over them has been in the habit of acting tho storleF, expressing Iho wish Ilia', she could write Ihem. When sho let ijomo for school on Friday she ap reared In an excited slate of mind ami started to run imraedately she was outside tho house. Avalanche Wipes Swiss BERNE, Jam a village In the Italian Alps, been burled by an avalanche and many persons were signed undre protest as the mla- crs here don't know and as yet hare not been ntile to find out what onlcr Is. .They (ill wr.nt to keep en working but the cdinp Is practically JOU per cent ngalnst Joining ot recognizing Iho M. V.'. of A., al though IbM docs not mean It's all 0. B. U. as' many favor the open shop Idea. In the meantime work continues hut the camp Is In a stale of unrest and it Ihe check off Is inslslcd on by the operators there's no doubt trouble will be brewlnf. O, B. U. President Busy (From Own _ PRINCE OF YVALE8 WILL NATAL, B. C., Jan. mas3 LEAVE FOR AUSTRALIA 4 meeting o( the Natal and Michel ON VISIT IN. MARCH held at the O.-W. V. A. 't LONDON', Jan. Tho i halil Nalal, on Wednesday evening Prlnco of Wales probably.will Tha meeting was conducted: by 't leavo England for Australia i Henry Beard, president ol the 0. B, about tho middle of March on U. The miners .were In favor miners have hold a couple of mass meotlncn the past week lo consider what to -Jo In ic-ganl to the situation arising last piy day Vi'hen on tho back jot Ihclr lime sIMeinonls which Ihey receive anrl sign before getting p.ild printed: "Tho.H por cent, advance paid on thlr. statement for the. first, fifteen days of December, 1519, Is paid by Authority of W. H. Armstrong, Direc- tor of Coal Operations, by orders No. Vsml Iho battleship Henown. It Is believed that he wilt BO by w.iy of the Panama Canal, t ccpllnj; tho 14 per cent. Increa'si; re- cently granted, but decided not (o.slgn Hie circulars Issued by tho corapiny to bind themselves to tho U. XI. W. ot 4. ;