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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIIL TWELVE PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 29 Guverament Offer is Accepted By a Very Narrow Martin BETTER PAY FOR THE LOWER GRADES IV" -.-.Vienna; It out, would be likely to fertile ground for the 'on account of the great .unrest already there. Thus ported outside of Berlin. Only a Start GENEVA, Jail. cent events in Berlin are said to he only the prelude to others of more importance which the IcdependeiH- ScidialjFtg Intend-to provoke on tho occasion of the anniversary of tho death of Dr. Kari Lfebknecht, January 1C, according to German advices. Berlin Quiet 1XJNDON, Jan. was com- pletely quiet Wednesday, according to a.wireless dispatch from the German capital. The large factories were working normally and the railway and Irani services were not interrupted. French Birth Rate Still Declining IUR1S, Jan. that the birth rite of a country always m- asea after a war have been proved Clemenceau Favorite for Presidency 'o'fmfcr Turk Minister of War Starts Bolshevik Revolution In Turkestan RUSSIAN SOVIETS SUPPLYING MONEY Canadian Vress Leased Wire) VERSAILLES, Jan. will be maintained here during the election 1.1 Ulll.1 t ...u ,7 fallacious In this city at least, stalls- of a president here ou Saturday by 'ties of the prefecture of police Ghow- troops and ISO gendarmes. The line the- rate is still sinking. Tho square in front ol the Versailles Cha- number of births in this city in recent teau will.be kept absolutely free tram months has higher than ever, spectators and streets leading to the sat this is eaid to be due to the fact chateau wilt be barred to the public. Lhat the population of Paris has been I Clemenceau Favorite augmented by persons during Jar the last year. The percentage' ties and senators have held meetings births per thousand of population, is fcr di8cus8ion Ol the situation pre- to be the vital test and It is de- !liminarj. to the election of clared to be lower at present, than ldent o( ,ho republic. 'Several of tho (Ily Canadian I-'rcss Leased Wire) GENEVA, Jan. Pasha, former Turkish minister of war, who was recently elected King of Kurdistan, has started Bolshevik revolution in Turkes- tan, Afghanistan and Baluchis- tan, according to a telegram from Baku. Enver is said to have many followers and is dir- ecting his energies against Brit- ish prestige in Southwestern Asia, flic ultimate aim being In- lia. Large sums of money, it is reported, have been furnished Enver by the Soviet governriient iii Moscow. Thisi is Die first lime on record that a Bolshevik movement has been started by a monarch. it was before tho outbreak cf the war in 1914: In the dark year of 1870 there were deputies have talked with Premier Clemens dacy, b registered, the percent- he a'candidate; ceau "on his possible candi- iut the premier-declared thai numbered and the per- centage rose'to 30r It was not until 1883 that the birth record of from that'tihie'until 1913 the per- centsga-of 'until it readied 17 per-th.ouslod. At that time ho population of the city was During the'war the number of births there being thirty thousand' In 1915-ami in 1910, ivhich eractly equalled the number a century before when tho city's popu- lation The, poorer'quarters of the city show a higher' percentage thnn sec- tions ihe homes of the wealthier citizens. (1.30 to ?l.40 per, round scoured." To suil of .men's 1 clothing requires about sixty-two ounces of v.-ool, which can be bought n Boston today at Thus on a bails of the present price, the total amount of wool'In an average man's suit can be bought for ?6.25. "There may-be some'reason for ad- vancing the price of Dr. McCIure asserted, "but It cannot ho blamed on the (THce o; wool." SUIT AGAINST, D'ANNUNZIO PARTS, Jan. has been brought hero against Captain Gabrlcio rt'Annunzlo. Italian poot-avialor and leader of tho raid on Fiumo by "Irregu- Itdlian by a maker ot theatrical costumes. Tho costumes, it I alleged, 'wore ordered for actors who appeared in D'Annunzto'a play, I which was glveii Iierc and which proved n (allure. When trio cuso was fuller! yesterday, tho defendant wns not present, and tho ft Crtso wns ponlponed for two weeks lo giyo him ;i chance lo appear. ''i REVIVE BUSINESS PROFITS WAR TAX MONTI1BAI-, Jan. view of (ho iircvHllfng linprrsslon lhat them is a possibility of revival ot the InisiiR'SS profits war lax, the Icglsta. Uoii providing for which cxjilrcd De- cember 31, the Montreal hoard ot trade ycslenlny expressed Its unant- 3110113 opposition {o Lho conllntmlloit ot tXis tax, claiming that its rurpoaa lias cc.ised to exist ,ind that It oper- against Uic doulopmcnl of Iho ''country. MRS, MeCRAE DEAD G'JELPH, David McCrac, mollier of the late John McCrae, author of "In Flanders died suddenly yesterday al her home here. She was a native of Scotland. ff FRENCH DECORATIONS FOR 4 LLOYD GEORGE AND NITTI I'AHlS, Jan. theocca- slon of tho ralltlcatlon last 4 Saturday of Die treaty of Ver- failles, Iho Grand Cross 6( Legtort of Honor wag ft If upon Premier Lloyd Ocorge of Groat Britain' and I'remlcr Nittl ot Italy. (Ey Canadian leased LAUSANMb', Jan. for- mer nionnrchs wlia are living In this country were interested spec- tators at the sale of the jewels and objects ot art owned .by'the state, formerly belonged lo the iate Princess Vera Uobonolf of Russia, htrc yesterday. They were former King Conslantlno and his queen, of Greece, nnd for- mer Emperor nnd Empress Charles and ZUn, of Austria-Hun- fiary. They made no A Parisian dealer bought a neck- lace for francs and other jewels brought very high prices. ARMOUR'S BREAKING UP SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES CHICAGO, Jan. directors Armour Company, packers, today took initial steps to segregate its leather and tanning properties in the Armour leather Company, now form- ing. Thla Is Ihe first step toward separating subsidiary hnsiness ot the lob.by'ol the chambeiLlsjthat M. Cle- menceauV candidacy" Ja over company in compliance with agreement with tlio government. tho LORD CURZON Who will represent Orcal Britain at Ihe first nicoling of the Ix-agnr; of Nations1 SflluVcbj. MEN MUST OWE UP SMOKING AS EXAMPLE: TO CANADIAN WOMEN TORONTO, Jan. Reeve told an audience of five hun- dred soldiers in the parish Hall of St, Anne's church last night that the men of Canada might well give up smoking as an example to the women of the country. "I have nothing to lay against the bishop Mid, "but ivhst Is going to become of this country when the women are ginning to as they are doing now and when they dress they are benlnnlng to do now st dances? You will hJve to give'up imoking because you do not want your girls smoking and your wives smoking, The men will have to give up smok- ing In self-defense to set sn exam- ple to the women." The majority of the men present were imoking the time the bishop was addressing them. They listened to him in respectful SH- snce. PETOSKEY, -Mich., Jan. iipper lake region and northern Michi- gan were last night in the grip of tho severest blizzard in years. Heavy snowfall and sub-zero weather had paralyzed practically all ralhvay traf- fic. Grand Ilaplda and Indiana Railway trains were reported derailed near Kalkaska, where several hundred passengers were taken inlo private homes. Traffic has been tied up here for 24 hours. The Perc Marquetlevhas been un- able to move trains bsyond Traverse City since Monday, and one passen- ger train Is reported snowbound near fievcral towns report 11 shortage of coal with farmers unable lo deliver wood over Iho snow-banked highways. 1'Faclically all mail ami milk routes 111 this region liavo been abandoned. CIDER NOW COMES UNDER PROHIBITION BAN IN THE STATES WASHINGTON, Js.n. one of the.broadest constructions yet placed on provisions of the act for enforcement of constitu- tional prohibition, Prohibition Commissioner Kremer has ruled that fruit juices and eiders come withln'the dry bin if they contain more .than one-half of one per cent, alcohol.1 The comniisslon- er's interpretation of the law was set forth yesterday in a memor- andum charging prohibition In- spectors with the .added duty of examining the alcoholic content of such beveragel. COLLEAGUES SAY FAREWELL TO MEWBURN OTTAWA, Jin. 15; Mewburn was last night tendered a farewell dinner by hie colleagues in .the cabinet. Happy speeches eulogizing General Mewburn as a soldier, minister and gentleman, were made by several of the min- isters, the general replying with a feeling reference to his associa- tion with the government a'nd to the cc-operatlon and loyalty which his colleagues had shown him since he entered the cabinet in 1917. Frank A.- Munsey Purchases Herald and Owns Sun Tnn NEW YORIC, Jan. A. Munsey, magazine and newspaper publisher, who last night purchased the New York Herald, the New York Evening Telegram nnd tho. Parts edi- tion of the Herald, and today that he would have no announcement Jo miiVo concerning' his plans for these news- papers nnlll ho hail nil opportunity to study his properties.. Ho declined to disclose Uio price pakt. While the deal was not completed until last night, he said negotiations have been in progress for several weeks. 'Local (v'overnment Elections in' to Make Government Impossible (Ry Canadian' Press Leased YTlre) LONDON, Jan. local eoy- ernment elections take place'today j throughout Ireland. The results which1 will he declared Saturday night, are' looked forward to wllh much curiosity' owing to the unusual circumstances. The chief points of uncertainty.are' as lo tho effect of proportional repre- sentation which Is being tried for the first time and how it will influence Iho Sinn Fein, This problem can only he solved hy the event, hut if the Sinn Fein stand in proportion to its siippos-i ed strength it will control Iho nuinl-' cipal machinery over three-fourths of the country. In that case there Is trouble ahead for the Sinn Fein aims nt making government impossible and may relied upon to use the fullest extent to that end the power of the instrument it would acquire. Anyway- those who recognize tho urgent need for municipal reform in Ireland fire not Haugiilnc-that much Improvement will follow the present election, though possibly the working of proportional representation may prevent their Announcement of the change was i worst fears from being realized. The made in today's Herald hy Hodman 1 vacant seats are roughly 1500. The Wiliiamnkcr and tho Guaranty Trust Sinn Fein 707 candidates, Labor. Company, as" executors of the estate I 595. Unionists 43ii and Conslllutlonal ot James Gordon liennctt. i Nationalists nnd independents ESS. Jlr. Munsey is already tho owner of the New York GERMANS FLOCKING BACK TO THEIR HOMES Fiume Settlement Jugo Slavs Disagree (By Canadian Incased "WtrO OENBVA, Jan. enormous exodus of German subjects from Siv'il- zerland to thfilr former homes, most of them deserters from the German army during Iho war, Is noticeable here following (lie recent enactment of the amnesty law. ,11 has been neces- sary lo'douhlc Iho number of (rains to accommodate Hie rush across the frontier. Swiss newspapers express satisfaction 'al tlic departure of tho mans and are calling on (lie gov, iment lo oxpel sonic of Iho nottM'- German who stilt are said to remain at Jyuganci.' PAKIS, Jan. al tho time when Italians seemed likely lo agrco to the acceptance of a solution lo Ihe Flume (jiiesllon, approved by Frenv possibility of reaching an agreement, Iho Jugo-Slav delegation has hccn ob- llged to reject tho proposal. lers Uoyd George and Clemenceau lera Lloyd George Clemenceau, a j (hereupon issued a sort of ultimatum discussion lias been created among i demanding that the government' at .ths Jugo-Slavs regarding the problems Involved. According to the iest Information obtainable, the Slovene element of the new Slav kingdom Is stoutly opposed to a coniproinlEO by wfcidli Italy would turn oyer territory oa the .Dalmatian coast in exchange for full sovereignty over Finnic with a.ntrlp of land con- necting that city with! the provlnco of Istrla, to Ihe I Other elements favsr accepting tho rnmnrnmfflfi hill, hcirausfi of thn im- Belgfad'e decide without, delay upon what It wanted to An, and give a cate- gorlcal answer o! "yes or no" to the Italian compromise. PREPARE DEMAND ON HOLLAND TO GIVE UP' EX-KAiSER WILHELM PARIS, Jan. Premiers Clemonceau, Lloyd George and Nltll will ttila morning cxamlno the text of tho .demand to bo made upon Holland for the extradition of former Emperor cording to the Matin. The premiers will also Infpacl It Is Impossible to list of German officers and whether. President, Wilson, has. soldiers accused of _i_.-jj__ it- IA consulted regarding the Fiume settlcnienViWhlch appears lo be In'absolute contradiction lo prcAldentV tlrm slnnd. Neither hna satisfactory assurance been given Italy as a whole will approve the com-1 nromlsn.' 'ff o( the liws of war arid 'whosk surrender will bo demanded from tho Berlin government. Tlila list Is said lo comprise ap-' proxlmalely six hundred names. Jan. was another agricultural day In tliu legislature yes- terday afternoon when Arthur Sauvc kept the minister, Hon. J. E. Caroii, busy answering questions regarding agricultural matters. In the course of the debate, lion. Air. C'aron roundly rtenounccil Ihe Doniln-' Ion C'anncrs. Ltd., calling It a trust and blaming Mr. Saitre for not helping to have it dissolved by the federal authorities.. After ;i long discussion, the Hem of fho encourage- ment of agriculture was passed, but Jlr. Snnvc deplored the tact lhat no help waa given by the government to this province. Hon. L-. A. Tascbercau attorney-. general, loltl Jlr. Sauvo lhal Ihe mount paid In fines hy vice defaulters, since June, 1919, al which account was given to the provin- cial treasurer, was He laid lhat reporls had not yet been received from Ibo districts of Bona Veiluflv- Gaspe, MOD tea Un-and i St.. Tho lines collected in the. district b( Hull, Jollette, Kamouruki, Motrt- magny, -Fontiac.and beeu .to the mlnliter. of finance-ill Ottawa. Ho said that the floes sent to Quebec were being claimed by the government of Canada, and in view of tloh, Iho Qtiebcc government could not dlapsse of'tho niohoy and'had.de- Malted It In a soecM account, ;