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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta -MT PEACE CONGR liEKTA. TMl-USOAY, JANVARY 111. 101 i> Praises Saneness jof Veterans at Convention; Mennonites and Land Settlement SchemeScored Veterans Decline lo Go on Record as in Favor ol Ke- turn of Light Wne and Beer. ______ returned soldiers in coriyan .ton here al their Wednesday session voted as being not in tftvo of the C W. V. A. placing itsolf 01 record on the prohibition Questlon- This was the action laVen after ralhf-r hoi dlscus.lon on a rcsolu calling on the provincial gove to" submit a referendum lo the to learn the feeling ot tho voter" o! the province on the question of re- introduction ot beer and light The. resolution read as follows: Whereas the provincial vole ot 1915 on prohibition was taken while a larse majority of llio voters were serving we believe that this vole did not'represent the voice ot Iho ma- jority of the'-voters of the province, CHICAGO, Jan. Unitsd Stalls today completed the legis- lative process of voting itself dry, When word was flashed over the wire, that the 36th slate, Nebr.l- Va, had ratilicd the prohibition amendment, prohibition leaders declared" lhat accomplishment the greatest piece of moral legislation in the hletory world. The amendment to the federal ctnuMullon prohibiting the man- ufacture and sale of intoxicating beverages becomes effective one year after the date of Its final ratification. Meanwhile, the na- tion goes dry July 1 next by presi- dential proclamation as. a measure, unless the president re- scinds It before that date. Veterans Pass Resolutions on Alien Enemies, Leased Lands, Mennonites, Home- stead 'Agricultural School at Ray- mond. fr SIFTON HAY BE PEACE DELEGATE ______ CAIJGAHV. Jan. fpe- cisl dispatch lo The He.-alJ says: While there is iv> offi- v, announcement, it lie- lieved the two Canadian dele- v gates at the peace conreren'.-o will lie Sir Kobert Bonl'.-n and lion. Arthur Sifton. This may delay their return until the spring. Sir foster and Hon. C. J. Dolicrty, ire eipected to come shortly after the openme of parlia- ment. CALGARY, Jan. crowded Liberal convention in Panel hall, afters stirring ad- dreis by Premier Stewart, Hon. Frank Oliver moved a resolution affirming the'belief of the con- vention In the principles of Lib- eralism and expressing confidence in Sir Wilfrid Laurier al their leader. The resolution was -sec- onded by'Martin Wootf; of Cards- ton, and 'JnJnimnusly by the copyehtlorTbythree hearty cheers ind tiger. The cJnven- tlon adjourned at 12.35, and the bulk of the resolutions will be presented this afternoon. the enormous amount ot illicit whiskey selling that is being carried on in the- province Is conclu- sive, front that tho act has failed In Its object, it. resolved Alberta command of the G. W. A -in.-convention do berrtiy humbly petition ttH government ot the province ol -Alberta to cause a fur ther referendum" lo be taken on thi willf a view reintrodnctlpn Of beer end lig'nt win for-consumption hi the province. And further ive would respective )y urge that the penalties for aellin -tt-hlskey and other high-percentage In -he greatly Increased. li And further we would naV. that i.; tho above he acceded to, the bars not reopened, but Ihnt othor provi- sions be made for the sale of those leverages. The convention was split on tbf: question. Many urged that the con- venlion should not touch the subiect f Can Only Be He until the boys are bach. Others said I 31 was n dangerous question to t.-itn- -lier with during tho period of waited for legislalion from Ottawa will be 1320 or 1931 before tne land settlement, scheme gels going. Tnere erav, lalk for publication, he intimated ;he ordcT, and bringing about anar cilslie ronditions. llolEhcvism t i as we understand the presen ay meaning ot the. term, ns abov efincd. Ami whereas we deem it he nio.t 1 find a radical republic does not concern the The result of Uie discussion was present goTenyn e a' a in in Alberta cHies li'-e'v be spread over a period I Premier Stewart ot tenlears Vr repayment, bul Ute( Stewart present ant is p-liig lo tl.e cities addressed convention at May Kreiik Ou( At Anv Moment. Over Kuropean SHiiiition LONDON, Jan. Central News Agency declares as a result of the allied discussions in Paris the whole aspecl of demobillia- tion has undergone a sudden and vilal'change, this being shownjr, the "drastic conditions demanded of Germany for a the ''armistice. "On authority of an ummpeacr., able says the Central News, "it can be slatad- that a situation exists in Europe'under which war may brisk out- again at any moment. The allied war council has arrived at a decision which means the British people have mistaken the appearance of peace for reality. The decision is that Great Britain, in propor- tion to its military strength, must maintain an army of occupation on the Rhine front for many months. nrnnrc LLLURILO goverirmeui. -olleot tho current lases by means of the new law in order that the arrears may not pile up further. Consideration of Edmontons finan- cial position, with of tax arrears, will also ho part ot tho woTk ot llie session, and a solution of the The result of Ihe discussion Tras present government, Jj- that an amttldmont to tiie motion iral Inz utterance of AT faot lhat! meal, to the Associated Press tou.3. or tiie 5e.-isn.ii, o i difficulty is cow llelug looked tor. Whether tho future ot I tho tcleplloiK system Is in his own department, Pre mier Stewart stated that some work ju of tbe fact that men I, to this will hi all probability be the most Admiral K- Important us -well an tho most critical ment lhat t il. _ 4hfl CL W V 1 -w ieople will be' Important as -well as tho mo.t critical ment that no year'In the eilstooco of the G. W. portuiilty o V A., and lu further conilderatlon of slfned in the presence ot It -V_ .v, H.-U: al.Unndent a historic document desires the corres- )u further consideration 01 sifneu m int. a .s I .IniiAr I Ilin psrliest muun.ui. niter ni.m.u on rebuilding tho lines throughout the province would have, to ho under- lain this year, though the volume of such work would bo governed to a -real extent liy tliq price of mater- irieliy uiu tlie opening of the afternoon session. He said he was there officially as head of tho government and complimented tbe veterans on the sanity ihcy hail shown in dealing with the various problems Oiat affected tlienl. He look- ed lo them for assistance In the fu- ture plans wiiicli tbe government may decide on. He did nol wish to be pessimistic bul he could not but men- tion thai a difficulty in finding em- ployment may arise. The (present mild weather anil the importation of American coal to the west made some The iiremicr was high in his praise of the manner in which tho Great, War Veterans conducted llielr con- venlion here. "I sat for some lime the this afternoon watching the proceed- .presentatlNes of inc nlllst tay C0uld give 1 IMG and in cotiswerauon U lot of us some lessons in procedlire, ii, }S Expect io Have Kupiesentiilionj v at The Peace Con- gress Jaii-' Sinn Fein organization at a mcelins -Wednesday announced that al a conference of Irish republican members of the Brit- ish parliament on Tuesday llie draft of a declaration'of'independence ami U JTI L istactory conditions under tho Liquor Ihe earliest pn Act irhlcb became effective on July ho informed 1HG, and In consideration of tliel entente gained M oTthel necessities of O V.'. V. A. Individually have the of an array and the destruction ot right to vole, ns they plcaae, the a. Bolshevism. tor W V. A. will not plac. on record any considers that for ovlnlon with 'reference to the afore-' Ifce country was not. feasible. mentioned Mqnor Act. Before Iho voting Ihe chownl about 20 of the dele- In favor of the amendment, while, only three voted At the same time there wero as rainy who expressed no opinion dor' discussion." RIGA IN RED HANDS BERLIN, Monday, Jan. city of Riga Is now completely In thB hands of the Russian Red army, according to a Milan dls. patch lo the Vossische Zeilung. Lloyd-George Wins Victory Re Representation of Dominions A DAILY COMMUNIQUE FOR THE PRES3 PARIS, The of the peace conference It to be ieerslly or wholly open to ths of the world, Ihe of which besn long was brought to a today when II was an- nounced igreement had to" confine the Informa- communique end that a ttMtmin'i agreement meng the ifelegites .not to dli- ciiti or In any glvs InformA- tlon of the meetings In the for- elgn LONDON, (Canadian Press dispatch from eicuram from i'irla stales thst Pre- mier bloyrt George brilliantly fought he- case for sopartfo representation or the dominions, India tho na- ive states. !lo urgod Inat tho prin- cloal basis .for representation should bo the acttiiil war efforts ot the couti- irlos atlcclcd and lhat some ratio in connection therewith should bo ol) The American representatives, in friendly, but most firm mnnoor, unre- oppopeil Ihe proDoral, rtont snylng that'lie objected lo the Ilrltlsl. Empire having So many Wucli the cmmcll ad- difference in the output ot tho local mines. Bill the government was en- deavoring to prepare against all con- tingencies. There was a difficult problem wiln regard to the different who. though foreign born, were cili- zeus of this country and ill some cases, hail ler.t their services, during the war. It was quite possible lhal tills question of other nalionalllics niiK'nl arouse differences ot opinion In the heal of a political contest the> might tre aggravated. It might be detrimental to the country lo'lake au> ash action. lie looked to the reliirn cd men (o deal with these matter vlth the Faulty which has rnarkei hem. They gone fo Krancc t Ight' for the duly of 'preserving th wnctily of conlraelsunade. and h ooked'lo Uils spirit (o help the KOV- crnment in facing the problems which the tulure had in store. Several Important resolutions -.vcrc discussed and adopted with regard lo soldier land settlement. Dissatisfaction was expressed with the discrimination of tlio Dominion government In tiie matter of home- stead service between men who had Ul il of a message lo Ihe nations of the world were considered, llolh mat ers were reterretl to committees tor fina revision. H was decided to summon an all conference under the pareiilshi] of the national assembly al an early "it was decided to recommend lo the Q[ LONDON, Jan. Press dispatch via a meeting of the Associated Cham- bers of Commerce of the United Kingdom a resolution was passed that the well-being of. the United Kingdom depends on the mam- tenance of the freedom of the seas as hitherto understdod and en- forced by the British navy, un- limited by new and embarrassing restrictions. w conference, the sending ofessor DC la Valerie. Mr. Onfi.! and Count I'litnkeft Ireland Eales to the contercncc. POLES TAKE OVER LI sfcad service ueiween ourncil on Monday Mi" nuesllon on land previous to nnd after Icllcatcly poised, hill Tuesday a full nlislment. aerccincnt was reac-hcil, Amcf- ir. Km slau ca did no! withdraw reslslonce C8- WQ HO! Franco sturdily annportciUlio lirltisli claim, as did Iialy. but not so eagerly. Japan readily assented. Uoyil George failed lo secure separ- ate represeniallon for Newfound- land. Although II is Irue that lives of small nallons which Include the British dominions will only he i-alled In when directly affected by ent. -Avpllcailojis for1 Infor- nation, as to the status of. those who filed after enllstmenl had been iaii ineu tvttt-i productive, it was of nothing ml evaslvo answers. Tho following resolution was, therefore, carried: That the government he pelilloneo lhal- decision as lo the counling ol homestead service should be Immedi- ately reversed so that period ot en- listment 8lwil count whclher Iho land vrvs filoc! on before or after enlist ment in the C. E. V. Twenly-one sedlons of choice niUc the nueslion under discussion In ac- Twenly-one sedlons of choice in hot tual practice, they will nttonrt fhn lands aval ahlo majority of the sessions. Indeed nvallabli BERLIN, Jan. V3.-Dr. Karl LlebknecM, the Sparlacan Uider, bsen captured, it yas learned late tonight, by officers and men of the division of the mounted rifles guard who arrived in Berlin today The said 10 have been seized and taken to the fashionable Hotel Eden in the western part of Ber- lin Private telephone communi- cation with the hotel was cut olf abruptly icon after il was report- ed thai he had been taken there. AUTONOMY UAllCBLOXA, Spain, Jan. IG.-Dc- monslrallons In favor ol aulonomy for Calliilonia began again here yes- terday. Numerous arrests were made the authorities. LONDON, Jan. Polish government has provisionally taker, over the administration c-f Ihe province of Lithuania to the country from the Bol- sheviXi, according to a telegram from Warsaw today. Ths action was taken al the request of the Lithuanian republic. BOLSHEVIKI IN MEXICO- EL PASO, Texas, 'Jan. handbill printed in Spanish and signed "Mexican was distributed here today urg- ing the death of President_Carran- la Villa, Felix Diaz, Ca'nlu, gov- ernor of lower California. Dr. Vasquits Corner, Francisco Barra and all other political lead- ers anil rich men In Mexico, 'ITALIAN DELEGATE HOME. Jan. 1C.- Antonio SolanJra ferencc, according lo Ihc D'ltalia. :ace Congress, in Spite of Wilson's Protest, to Remain Great Surprise, PARIS. Jan. supreme council today, after the matter of the relations be- tween the conference and the press, decided to call a meeting at 5 o'clock this evening to be at- tended by the members of the press and representatives of the various nations In the conference to Interchange views public- ity methods. I'WMS. Jan. one ot the delegates to thi peace con- gress knows anythins aboul the dis- cussion which preceded today's deci- sion to keep proceeillnsa. of tao congress secret and to limit informa- tion divulged to official statement. This decision will preclude thil American delegates, even Mr. Wilson, himself, from discussing the formal announcements lhat are issued. It will likewise .slop tbe practice of Premier Lloyd fieorge.of Great Bnt; ot discussing affairs -with correspondents for the purpose oC guiding them in forming. puMIc opin- ion In England: It has been believed here by peri sons, close to President-Wilson.-that he .would contend for open sSssiona as'far as.possible. That he still feels lie tame ray is the opinion 'Gener- ally' expressed lie re tonight. The con-.plainU which tiie British correspondents have .made lo Lloyd George and which Uie cans have submitted to Mr. Wilson-- concede (liat it may be incompatibla with public, interest to disclose .cer- tain pflases ot controversial Questions iviiile they are being discussed, .hut protest against "sentlenian.R agreement" which forbids any one ot the delegates from giving information" whatever outaiile .of the J ment on whicii public opinion .nvaif. be formed and guided. Status Secondary States PARIS. .Ian. ilt newspapers report that the fire great powers will decide today -whether Uin secondary slates, even ontstde Europe, will deliberate on decisions concern- ing the tale of Kuropo and questions regarding the safely and the allied powers. j Hint al Discord T.OXDOX, Jan. iisws' papers give much prominence tb> Paris dispalches referring to the, de- cision lhat Iho proceedings of tho peace congress are to be secret, and eonlrast. it with an official- state- ment that there would be no censor- ship, which Vas Issued yesterday. Thev point c-ul that it furnishes an inexplicable puzzle. None ot tho papers conlment editorially, but niost' of them express surprise and disap- proval by big headlines and brief: In- troductory sentences. Protests are made Hist the regula- tion, it maintained, will keep the pub- lic completely in Ihe dark aa to of tbe important features o! the ne- gotiations. Some believe It will difficult to carry out this "Draconian decision.'' Some A neuter's dispatch from Pans compares Ihe situation created ecision to n thealre when the cur- ain jams, the stage set, the actors cauy. and tlie audience are eager, hut'the curtain refuses to budje. IE, he curtain rose prematurely It would throw the glare .of the tootltghU on the. fact that ,even among the five great powers, there eilet sharp and not diminishing discords. Protest! Made PARIS, Jan. supreme coun- cil of thrive greater powcTS re- sumed Its session at 10.30 o'clock to- day with a full attendance members. The impression prevailed today mm following the protests tliat have ans- tn against the decision of the council realricllr.g all Iho nows of Its ses- sions to communiques, Eomo explanation or statement on Iho sub- THE WEATHER High Low...... Foreeait'. Colder, with snow ESTHON1ANS WIN STOCKHOLM, Jan. con- siderable success has been won by Etthonlan tfoops aa'in" lne aoishcviki who have besn invad- ing Esthonta. the re- slrictton will apply, only to the -ac- tual proceedings' of the current day