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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XUL EIGHTEFA1 PAGES ALBEP.TA. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1920 EIGHTEEN PAGES NUMBER Martial Ilw Proclaiiftid Throughout Germany 9r lose Clemenceau Election on Saturday at Versail- Has Not Declared His Can- 'didacy HISTORY OF PRESIDENCY FOR PAST'50 YEARS (Ky Canadian Press Leased Wire] PARIS, Jan. aged by their success In electing Paul Dsschanel president ot tuo cfiaraber of deputies yesterday, (he adherents of M. Peschanel are preparing to an- nounce his candidacy for the presi- dency or the republic at the plenary nioetiag of parliament at Versailles on January 17. iMi'Besch'nnej, When urg- ed yesterday to declare himself a can- didate, refused to mako any definite statement, but did not decline lo'cu- tcrlaiu the" proposition. Premier Clemenceau's friends as- terriie will not declare his' candidacy but accept the presidency if.the vole 13 favorable at Versailles, on Sat- urday. History of Nine Presidents I'AKIS, Jan. of the presidential election in. France.. Jan. ]7, recalls the fact that of the nine presidents who' have occupied the Hlysee PainCD since the advent of tiie third iu only three. Ernil Jxiunet, Arniaud uud Jlay- inorid completed, their terms of office. Prcjiitsnt .Thiers. the first chief _ executive a'lcr, the Franco-Prussian reslguea.after a little more than two years .of his1 seven years'in. Halioa, the. choice of the as successor to hero-pf Ibe.wara" of'- tho'.Second served." live -Ho then yas'rforceuY toT.cruit'his post. (Jujes- IqUowed jMahbh, "acriiiirlug; getic fight against the letter's admin- istration. -Ho. alone of all-the nine presidents was re elected. After aerv- jng'lwo years of hig second term; how- ever, he was compelled to retire. An assassin's poinard took off the next of of France.ift'sr ho had come near to the end of term. Oil.-Sadi Carnoti -while attend- ing the exposition at Lyons in 1394, struck down by the Italian anar- this! Sento Cascrio. Three days after the tragic death of President Cnniot. Caslmlr Perier -was elected lo fill tha vacancy. After three nionlhs be resigned, charging tlio Republicans in parliament with lack ot support against tho defamatory nttacka ot the Socialists. Fauro died at the Elysce Pal- ace of hemorrhage In fifth jear oC Iiis administration. Coalition Has Strangle Hold in G.B. Viscount Haldane Declares Pres- ent Government Can't Be Beaten By Other, Groups LIBERALS WILL NOW FIGHT LABOR PARTY pointed to the Senate Sen- ator Landry as, ipnglish-s'peaklng rep- resentative for Quebec.- To TrMad (By Cantdlin Wire) When Lord Jeificoe .fila party arrived. here it roundly cheered by.the crowd which gath- pay; honor' to ih'e_ Shlpa in the hitrbor ware ed. In and alr- cjirrylnj arid Sir Robert Bonien preawd.f belno; They -vill Ntw Zealand I'AKIS, Jan. The treaty of peace "with Hungary will be delivered to thet Hungarian dclcgateg .at the foreign office at 2 o'clock, tomorrow after- noon. Tho ceremony, will not ho public. Bolshevik Threaten Afghanistan Alberta Industrial Development Association Gets Money- May or Brown in 5 Ottawa OTTAWA; Jan.' Csni- dlan A. Brown, mayor of -and' presiderrt the Alberta Induatrial Develop- ment AaaocTatiort, conaulted with the msmbera. of .the government In regard tolthla year's InduatHaj congreaa which'is tOj.be herd In Calgary In June. Mayor Brown promlMd the co-operation of1 the Dominion, government in thit work and a waa made by the government to Eisltt In the work of the conference, which, It Is hoped, will In a much lirger Industrial develop- ment of Alberta.-- (By Canadian Press Ltascd Wire) LONDON, Jan. the coalition government Is losing seals in parliament, and the "handwriting the wall" is against it, nevertheless it cannot be turned out, because there Is nobody to take its place, declared Vis count Haldane, former lord high chan- cellor, at Edinburgh. Tuesday. Vis- count Haldane, who is an acute Lib- eral party politician, assorted he did not believe eilhor the Liiborites, Lib- erals or any other partY likely to come Into power In the near.future, aud (fiat a change In the government could not be brought about until strong'united opposition to tho coall tlon regime could he "formed. v Such an opposltlon.'be argued, could be established only by the formation of x. great progressive parly, compos ed of Laborltea and Liberals. He said: "Labor has captured the heights and we Liberals are down ii the plains; We Liberals, framing Ideals which are as high, as tho Labor, must agree with Labor .upon methods which, allowing for- freedom ot opinion and of progress, mall it possible for us to work togothsr' the same problems." Liberals Fight Labor Tha forraer lord high, chancellor ap- pealed to the Liberals th helghU from- Labor and; shoV. country bad something fo.preach'- even wider He said: groups of the the United 'States had conferred pn the same problem and had put Into opera- tion a.-progrftm of building a serists of between the individual aad'.lUe state, so that the state would-hot .be something apart, but be an Intelligent individual- expression best-col- lective will.. He asserted that If WM, perhaps, on. such lines that Liberals' uid Labor, might co-operate. "Whether. Viscount Haldans's plan endorsed by Herbert Asqiilth, tormer premier, of whom the viscount Is a snpporter, remains lo be seen. It hae been'rumored recently .that .Mr. AsQulth would become candidate. In tbe" pending parliamentary contest at Paisley constituency, In which" caie his ulterances-would be-awaltetl with Interest. In tha meantime, the North- cllfio press charges that Premier Lloyd George is seeking the general support of other newspapers. The premier has not taken nollce of this charge, which is equally Ignored by his political as- sociates and press champions. The Daily Mall saya today It Is be lleved that if Winston Spencer, Churc-j hill, secretary of war, thinks, the prcm-1 ler's attempt Is not likely to Mr. Churchill bimscjf may seek the leadership. NURSES' HOME FOR 'PEG WINNIPEti, Man., Jan. (Dy Canadian JiaVe been, ap- proved for a nurses' homa'Sor muni- cipal hospitals to. cost three hundred thousand dollars. The BolshaVlk advance Mainst the Donikiie, forces In South Russia, is developing. Into a menace of magnitude against Persia and Afgnanistan and through Indian BnVpIrP, egslrist which fhe Soviet campaign has Us ultimate By tho capture Cf Bwdluiisk, Taganrog, and Novotcher- kusk the ijolsh'ovik'l have not oily divided Denlkine's forces, hut have .secur- ed an open'patti through the Caucasus, region between the Black and Caspian S'as oilfields of 13aku and to Persia. Banl of the Caspian Sea the Beds have Krisnovodsk and have entered Bokhara, which Is less lliaii torn the AfgnanMan frontier. Revolution Effort Is Staged by Reds; Troops Fire on Nob Ten Killed When Crowd Rushes Soldiers Guarding Reich- stag do Disarm Noske, Strong Man of'Germany, Named Cornrnander-iri- Chief to Put Down Caus- ed by Industrial Flag Evident (Gy Canadlu PrMX BERLIN, Jan. Associated. government tonight proclaimed martini law In all section of Germany, following mob demon- strgtiont this afte'rnoon, In which at least tan persona wtn killed and many wounded.by machine-gun firs from guards In front of the Reichstag building. Guatav Noske, minister of defence, been if- i pointed commander-ln-chltf for the Greater Berlin district and Brand- enburg province. Street paradei, meetings and demonstrations of all kinds have bren prohibited. Hay Gluts Local Market; Government Has 250 Cars And no Demand For Them Situation1 Protect Farmers Four weeks a jo the'i farmers of Southern Alberta wsre sending up, loud wails'for hay> -moving h'savsn It. To- dsy hay Is a glut on the market. At least that would so from fact that tlw provlnelsl Qovsrnnwnt hss cars of; hay standing.In the of C.P.R. today, with c-srasn routs, all of wtilih sre un- sold. hay report- ed to-the Hsrald Tussday after- noon by Wslr, provincial government Inspector 'at this point, and was confirmed at ttie C.P.R. gsnsral offices. Mr. Weir was telsphonlng Ed- monton to see what disposition should tie made of the feed, while an official of the railway company 'remarked that if 250. cars were piled Into the. yards and held here under demurrage It would almost operation of the road. The cause of the congestion Is the fine wcnther which his pre- vailed during the pwt three OP four wscks. FJrmers.are feeding lightly and sre hoping'that furiiier purchases will be unnecessary. Are they gains to take advant- age of the situation and lay In a supply agajntt the next bit storm and for feeding to their work horses during the spring seeding, to let the hay hie njihda wlth'storage chanjee piling up? That Is, what both C.P.R. and tha government would like to know. Certainly, they will not be. In a 'position to blame the gbvern'ment or the pcrtatloh if a period of hard weather their nt and then find thsm- short of hay just whin they nMd It meist. The government has met 'the actuation and the. rail- ways .In. ay position. to feed 'now than during ce'ld, wise farmer will buy >ald an official euaaing the peculiar situation which. hu arisen. -0 Mush Jumps a Nickel, Board Will Probe TORONTO, Jan. silling of tho board of commerce ivlll.be held here Friday to hear two com- plaints. One is made by Charles against the T. Baton company, which ho alleges lias.r. monopoly on tbe production ot three wallpaper Ilrms and that ho is unable io secure of. this r" The.second charge'is .against. Howies feet that "tho price of- a. bowl ,o[ in the'.lQO'mpanyX res-' has' beeu: advan'Jd .from. 10 to 15 cents. Lethbridge Board of Trade Closes History Making Year; Aid to Irrigation Was Feature Annual Meeting and Election of Officers on .Thursday- President Marnoch Will Again Be Asked to .'Accept Presidency, Making His Eighth Re- port of President Covers Wide Range of Work Ijoltibrldgo. Koarcl of Trade ha.a closerl oiie or tho niosl successful years In Iho history of llio organiza- nnil on' Thursday noon al the Alberta Cato tlio annusl meeting nml election of officers will be liclfl.' Tho nnnual roprirt nt Prnsldonl 0. H. liar- r.cch Is prcscp.tcd liCTOv.'ilh and. as usual, Is a comrloio record of Ilia activities of Iho board .for tho pasi year and a record of the com- mercial actlvltlei of Lelhbrldge and Southern for the past year. Very complete reference is mado In thfl report lo tlio Irrigation dovc.lop- nient In whith the Board ot Trade lias, taken ft leading part during Ihe year. 1 'At the annual lueeting on Thursday the' secretary's annual report, will be by A. Dunbar and P. Lund, whilo (ho rresWonl's- report will be moved by II.--J.- -pinning and S. J., Shepherd. A vote of Uianks to the; retiring officers will be moved by R j U. Rylands and 3. S. Dunham. Tho report of Ihe nominating commuted will be presented by C. F. Jamieaon. H U a foregone conclusion that Presi- dent '0. R. itho has teen untiring In that.'po'altlon for tho past seven yeirs, will again be the Incum- bent of the At 1.45, if tbe weather is favorable, a. group picture of the members of (he board will bo taken in front of tha cafe, and all members .who are unable to allend Ihe moollDK are urg- ed to tie present (lie picture after-! wards. The annual report of president follows: i FREE FOR WINNIPEG PUPILS WINNIPEG, Jan." A" system of free teitbooita for children In Winnipeg public schools to commence September 1 next, ff Is to be investigated by it special committee of the school board. Teachers through a .delegation aske.l a minimum. salary of ?1200 as against tho J1000 offered by the board. This waj laid over. Only One Barrel of Flour Left and Lurt Milch Cow Had' BMM Slaughtered Parii Confirms It PARIS, Jan. aw has been throughout Ger. nany, with the exception of Bavaria, Saxony, Wurttemburg and Dadenfl ac- cording to Berlin reports. Dispatches rom Berne say that during the dem- onstration before the relchitag build- at In Berlin yesterday two 'police- men' UlleVi aiid two are mltsini Ten wounded. Twenty crowd which attempt- ed to riik into the building were kill; fl and forty wounded. ExtrtmTtti Lud Mob BBHL1N, Jan. perfoni were killed and wounded in a fight be, tween members'of a riiob and pollen guards in front of tha build- T ing.here this afternoon. t mob, organized by extremist9; as a protest against the industrial council's bill now .before.the relchstati began to BalherVthis By, npon'every 161 the Tier- gartcn -was. crowded.: njasae.s carrying red and placards. Anticipating a demoaatratlooabetorV., the" reichstag 'building, the authority hid. surrounded tMe rrith1 guards and. machine fnnnari.Jwho htrrtd approach'to the buildlnc. As- time passed the crowd was joined by strikng'train and so'mo Inflammatory speeches b'egun by kfitatofs. When the convened at the crowd aurroubdlng Ytho ._ bnllaing. was at forty thou- and new "delegations of work- ing people, carrying red