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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xu. AI.BEIVI'A, TUESDAY, JAXl'AUV 1I, lill'J Nl MliKU 2S GOVT. IS E PEACE CONGRESS OPENS WEDNESDAY-TROUBLE WITH SINN FEIN Fear Govt. May Take Action Large Anti-Bolsheviki Armies Are in the Field LONDON, cabte to Toronto Mail and anti-QoUhevikj armies arc In the field in south Russia, according to the Conttintlnoplc correipondenl of the Times. He says tBO.OOD men, 80 ptr ctnl. of them Kuban Cossacki and the remainder former officers of the Russian army, arc under Gen. Deninik'tne. North of this command is another army of Don Cossacks under Gen. Kraenoff, of to men. The two armies have practically cleared south Russia of Bolshevikis. Their main purpose is to establish communication with anti-Bolsheviki forces in Siberia. Converging on Warsaw 1 emy is unknown, UIR Poles not lisivrn.; WARSAW, Jan. j sent aviators as yet to jnvtidtUaic. It forces arc coaverginE over three lines of railroads. They are advancing from VUna and IKIVQ pass- oil Zudario and Grant. Southwe of estiinalt'd. however, that thu shcvisls Slave ninn. It Is fear- ed that is-m danger of men- iny the fale of YUnn. A Loiii! Many in Favor of Annexation lo of Rev- olution is Told. tartacans in Berlin Are Executed; Order Gradually Being Restored By Govt. Several'Bolshevik! Members Have Been is Gradually Being Luxemburg Has Fled of Dr. Liebknechl Has Been Arrested. Which Will RoUSe Irish I-Wa. they have reached Modty. which facturcr, wtio has arrived here n i n i i" situated on tho ea'Aern bank of tho being driven Irorn that rltv by dn-l JCopulation lo Kebellion. l.OXUOX, Jan. Tim intention to forcibly suppress Sinn Vein Xieinen river. Other columns are re- ported neaiinp Brest-Ulovsk. TUe German evacuation "of holding Ihe IJolsheviki advance in organization is attributed io Iht Hril-j ish gorernmDnt in certain ciunrtcrs in Ireland, according to a Dublin dis- patch 10 the Mail. Moderates ihero. tho correspondent says, are sneciilat- ing anxiously as lo what develop- ments may he expected from a meet- ing ot the 'council, which the goTer- nor has called for Monday night at Dublin Oatle. The correspondent aUJs: "Sober-minded, responsible men tako u very g] corny view of the situa- tion. U is fearou that the government is about to embark on a new campaign of repression which may include Die 'oreiliJe suppression ot the Sinn Fein, with such results as are to he PT- liected when cities outside oi! where liic Spunacans iiad established themselves, according to reports received, here toilay. Span-! dau, which has ueen placed umltir martial law, ii quiet. Fifty-five Uol-j shftvihis liavc bern one of) llieir loailers Ttilled ami several wound-1 ed. AH have been disarmed. Spartacaii leaders at Hambnvg have been arrested by military police who .had difficulty in protecting them from j enraged, citizens. The situation ihcro, however, is stIH tense. Sparlacan leaders at Dresden, when arrested, a.ij- mi (led that they had iiiUmued Torcih- to prevent elections to the national assembly. A newspaper at shaven has been surrendered by the Spartacans. The executive committee of the soldiers' and'workmen's conn cil at Alleges re-Etgncd as a protest iigainst the find has or- dered the election of a new counciL Musi Also Replace Machinery Taken From Invaded Man- I ufacluring Centres PAtllB. -feu- economic terms approved by today's ol DIED OF INJURIES' YOUK, Jan. n. Sheldon, flnaticier nnd former treas- urer ot Ihe Republican national com- inillee, dicil toiInV nt Il- linois, of Injuries received in n "mine Accident recently near that city, GENERAL STRIKE MXJA, Jan. Thnt Valparaiso i tn Ihe grip or a gent-mi airiKu is In- tl Seated by code niyssagcs received here. 5HOf BOW BELLS, N.'EX, Jan, N. K, Arrdenprv'45 years old, was shot to death, by his" son, Oua Anderson, 19 years .old, who then turned'the'rifle'on a neighbor who Interfered when thVboy was chopping the wilh nxe. The 'Andersons live 20 mil PR southwest of here, The youth and his father had been quarreling for Hays. The boy Is belfeved.tO'be tfemenUd. DISCHARGE FOREIGNERS MOXTKVIDKO, Jan. Vru- i gnayan government lias discharged all i foreigners from the army as a proven- jtive measure the Mttxitnallat movement. DRAWS 20 YEAR TERM NEW YORK, Jan. Chnpin. former cily nilitor of the New York Evening who on Sept.'lu last shot ami killed bi-s wife while she was asleep, today plcndnd gtilllj- lo murder ]n Iho second degree was sentenced lo slate ntaou (or h rcrioitof from 20 years ttr HEe, SOCIALISTS DEFEATED BERNE, Jan. 13. the Wurl- tcrnburg elections the Socialists have been defeated by tht civil parties, the latter electing 94 members of the national assem- bly, while the Socialists elected 56. Of the Tatler, four are Inde- pendent-Socialists. REFUSES APPOINTMENT LONDON, Jan. Stephen Walsh, Laborite, has refused to accept his appointment as parlia- mentary secretary to the presi- dent of the board of which was announced on Friday. His re- tirement leaves only four Labor representatives In the govern- ment, compared with eight in previous administration, Y. M. C. A.'S REPLY NEW YORK, Jan. The most emphatic answer that Ihs Y. M. C. A; can make to charges of profiting which have been made by returned solders IR that tbe organization has. distributed free worth of canteen sup- pMcfi, William Sloan, chairman of the organization's national war, Workers' council, said in n state- ment issued here today, EXPELt BOLSHEVIKI GENEVA, Jan, Geneva ex- pelled A large band of Russian on Sunday, following the example of the French and Swiss authorities. Twenty of sent out of the city were spreading propaganda while be- ing engaged ostensibly as Red Cross workers, A number of Austrian officers and men from Qalicla, who are said to have been imbued with Bolshevist Ideas, have .been Arrested, Jan. of ratifying ilic federal prohibition by the senate and house of represenlalives of the states of Washington and California yesterday brings the tola! states which have acted favorably on Ihe proposal up to 2-1 Thirteen more slates must ratify the fltnuntlment before it becomes ef- fective. The faltowiug have so far lined up willi the Kentucky, Virginia. Mississippi, South Xortli Dakota. Mary- land, Montana. Ariznnu. Uolawarc, Texas, South Dakota, Jtassachusetts, Georgia, hoaisiaua, Florida, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma. Maine, Tennessee, West Virginia, Washington and Cali- fornia. Favorable aclion flic Indiana house of representatives today will add tliat state to the list, as the senate ratified Ihe amendment yesterday by 'vote of 41 to 2. Several other slates are expected to act on the matter fo- when their legislatures convene. CoJoraiio's senate lias passed favor- ably on the measure aivl the'house is .eeteJ lo reach a decision when Ihe bill is brought uy tor the third read- ing soon. GOES HOME PAWS, .Ian. Orlando of lialy Ictt for Home Sunday. Ho will return on Thursday the supreme war council posed lor the extension of Uie arinis lice with-Garitmny.provides UiatJ3er- inany shall" uaiid' _" all her cargo steamers Jn. Gcrma'ny :uiil other vorts to enable the1 allies to revictual Germany' and such atlja cent territory as may lift decided upoh. The terms also require i the restitution of all manufacturing ma- chinery taken from the invaded .re- gions Tvhich u is possible to identify. This was decided ujion HI the view that it would bring about a qutcKcr revival of economic life than the pay- ment of an equivalent in money The financial clauses concern Iho gold reserve of the reichshank anil the issue of money by Germany. Marsha' Foch, when he meets the German ar mistico1 delegation, will make sugges lions regarding the security ot sov crnment monetary deposits and the means of issuing bank notes, Gnar-- JintecB will he required resarding'any' removal of the reichsljank's gold, from Kerlin, in, view of the Uolen.evikl ac- tivities The naval conditions demand strict compliance with the requirements of the original armistice concerning the handing over o[ submarines which have not yet been complied No question was raised regarding the occupation of German ports by allies, as had been reported, into the question of rtlKeil intervention (n Poland- against the Holsheviki was proposed by the council. Tho armistice question thus 'being settled. Marshal Foch left tonight for Troves, where the Geramn armiFiicc commission will be received. OTTAWA, Jan. British troopship I'rotesilaus, which was re- ported IP difficulties owing to J-eague of Nations Will "Be Considered for 12 Hour! Each DJs< cussed. PARK. JSIL G'reaS flritain, Italy, the United States awt Japan each have five .repre- sentatives tu the neacc congress. This was decided on today by the supreme council engaged in tho nrelittunary work of organizing Uie peace procedure. Canada to Have Two The British dominions, it was decided, will' be represented apart from. Great Britain. Can-' ada, Australia, Sonth. Africa anil India will have two representa- (ives and iVew Zealand will have OTIC delegate. Cotisidoration of the question ot fluss] an repress otation r OE t- jMined. Tiie size of representation ol each nation was decided, not, as-proposed by Uie in accordanco iviih ihe part by the nation.m the war, but rcllowing the American and British plan, in proportion to Jlies extent of the intercsUof eaci; iia-; tion in the peace settlement The qnestion of .rcprescntatioii settled, the council began the dls- cuss'iou of "praceitnre. A proposal rby President Wilson conceniing Ihe sending of problems niciil commiitces for examination adopted. 'At the meeting on Wednesday', the council will fix upon tht; methods of work and the guiding principles of the.-conference. President I'ohicare will 'open-'. the plenary, of the peace, congress on Saturday with an ad-' dress, after which officers will UG elected. Brazil was given 'tiiree reprtsentn lives, Uelgium, Serbia, Greece, I'olaml Czeeho-Slovakia, Rnmania and Chirtf weru assigned two representative! each. Portugal and the- slates whicl did not declare war.on biij merely broke oil diplomatic relattonl with'lier, were given one delegat( esch, v Brazil owes her special trealmejif to her historic post as a former pire and her iwnulation ot moro.tha) which worked against iihvl ins her secondary to nations mucj less popiiJatedj League of Nations PARIS, .Jan, may Tjf tosether with all the olli cr natiojis .that were engaged in thi war against Germany, at Iho firal.foi! mal meeting of the peacc'conferGiicti This will be held tomorrow because oj U MEN MISSING IN A HOTEL FIRE KALAMAZOO, Mich, Jan. Finding of the register today of the Hotel Witwor, na annex of which vraa destroyed by lire Sunday' night, re- vealficl that 14 of 70 men rooms been accounted .for. broken safe 'ami proceed. !Tw? known to have Ing to under her own Fleam.' Wionl'lo this clfect has been holh.'the iiillUia .vnd naval lierP. left Vic- toria on December 'Jtj with 2000 troops of tho'.Canadian Siberian forte. A. thorough search, of the was starferi today when'H v.-as (earner! tliat all (Iio other occupants of tlie annex had not "been located. Tho cause of the fire has not been determined. SLAV.-ARMY S.; r'Jati; Tlie Jugo-Slay roppbtir: will sorm molilllzo iU army.'accorilinB'lo a dlsnatcli re- ceived here'from. Tiunie. THE WEATHER High.......... Low Forecast; Fair and ff c- 4 ft STEAMSHIP ARRIVALS CTorsEcnii'A ii al l.ivcrjiool NATJONAt WEDDING GIFT OTTAWA, Jan. fetter which she has to wife of the lieutenant-governor in., each province, Lady Borcfen sug- gests n national wedding gift tc Princess of Connaughi. "II should, Lady Borden remarks, "be. disKncMy Caliatitan and furs have bsen suggested as v FIVE ARE DEAD COI-UMBUS, Jan. arc dead and half a dozen otfier patsengsrs Are more or less seriously Injurc'd as the re- sult of an efeetrft car Ing the track at London, 0., list niuht. tho oponiug ot the session ot th< French parliament today.t The flrst question to comet up bn tore the actual peace conference be that of the proposed league of nan ions and it was made known 'totlaj' that It had been planned for the coin fcrera to devoto 12 honrs daily tliil work if. necessary until it la: oft tii( way. to completion. Marsha] (he allied command is today on the way to bii lieadqiiarter.i at Troves to meet. tti{ German delegates and lay down term r for (he extension, ol tho .armistice There was some disposition durins...... conference to make th( term? of the extension more drasli' than at first had been proposed, bit! this was not carried out. exten s.ion, however, provides (or the iunt ing over, of the German comniercial fleet to transport troops (n exclmngt lor food, lor the restitution ot material taken from Franco and Llclgium, for full compliance with tho terms o! the original The Figaro says thai when tlie lion ot the publicity ot treaties ani secret diplomacy was discussed, Prea Idcnt Wilson, while rria.11 Jority in favor ot flccrocy, axpresaw! the opinion that treaties should be public, although the negoiiatJons leaii ing tjji lo them called for the exep ciso of certain discretion. FACILITATE EXCHANGE WASHINGTON, Jan, Estab- lishment of a gold settlement fund of several hundred million -dollars to fullitale change transactions and the necessity cf shipping tfcs of gold between countries i? under discussion among Ifte ,ft-. nancfal advisors of the" allied ftrfv-. ernmcnts ;