Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOLUME XIII. SIXTEEN PAGES LETHBRUX1E, ALBERTA. F1UDAY, JANUA1VY 1C, 1020 SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 30 BRITISH BOLSHEVIK DRIVE NOTE ASKS'EXTRADITION OF'FORMER KAISER Jan. su- preme'-council'has .drafted a uote. .to the Dutch corernment ..asking, for the extradition 'of, the former German emperor. It probably will be tent Satur- day. The note refers to Article 277 of the treaty of Versailles and invites Holland-to Join the' .allied powers the accom-: pllshment of tills act. Drive laio Eact Which thre atew iiteit On LETTS SCpBKiVICTORY OVER THE BOLSHIKS (By CinidluljPTtM BASEL.' Jan. Odew, the cKjtf port. of Russia on the. Black has been occu- pied by 'according newspaper- dispatches recelvsci here. Gotham Kisses John Barleycorn Goodbye NEW- YORK, Jan. bibulous fraternity in New York hiTlac stayed up all night at the wake of John Barleycorn In the air! hotels along the While Way, put on its deepest mpurnlne today ia preparation for ttio fmal obsequies at midnight. Statisticians were allect 33 to tie exact shrlnkife la the visible liquor supply here tas the result of last nlnht'sivell attended pre- liminary, services, but it was ad- niitieu iiiil uiirewas enough re- malnlng to. provide for all of to- day, no matter how nrm the de- termination mlcbt be not to leave drop undnink upon the dawn of tomorrow. Thft reTelrr.ta- the fashionable hotels art restaurants last nljht was declare! to have put to shame all previous celebrations of a sim- ilar nature in New York. But the .last nights aBflfiiras only a tuning up procet? for the last farewell tonight, brought almost priceJ but that was apparently1 least of the worries otjM thirsty, .While ttojflran song for demon mm is beta chanted tonight, tbere wilt celebrations of a dif- fer In tho niauy churches, special services being held and clklites at midnight will 'ring out. old ring in the new." Commission to Strive to Bring Peace to the Alberta Coal Industry GALGARY, Jan. immediate formation of to develop and protect the coal mining mdustrj i LONDON, Addition of the British people is filed on the Near recent' Bolshevik'success cs have carried tb.6 Hed Russian ar- mies to -ilie threshold ol India, Mesopotamia and Asia tic'Turkey. -..Cabinet" members AKC chiefs of the British army and navy laro today in'Parls, whither they wero Ihastily'eummpne'd yesterday and-are i conferring'with' Premier Lloyd GeoVge jbn military and naval matters in con [nection. it IE helteved; >'ltn condi Itions ID Apprehension' was aroused by the [issuance of a.'semi-official Btatemen r i tsterday ppinti'iis, situation ot Alberta was announced today by rionStnarles btewart. Nothing Comes of Red Attempt that; has arisen through the collapse I Alt- ri, ;_ ,ti m General Denikine's army in souin- 1 piemier oi address m To .Stage Strike Throughout Germany crn Russia aid JBolshevilt penetration of Trans-Caspia.r Not'.only was it ad- mitted Iho a- Russian Bolshevik inTmalqn of the Near East (Ry Canadian Press Leased Wire) was very real, -but- it was 'pointed out Jan. of that internal; conditions in Persia, provoke a gen.iTnrkey and Atghantstan'were threat- ____j yesterday as a In Mesopotamia, too, the Brit- against the shootlne of-.momhcra of are forced to; con tend with diffi- BERLIN, radical labor strike larger shops' where radicals ale were shut' down, but- thera, no in the downtown'cen-' j'res. In' many large Industrial plants 'an'd indi- _ that Great Britain' hopo little h'elti if the' new rtpub- llcsiof Daghestan and Uier- which arojdirectly in the'path members Calgary Board of T- This commission, Premier Stewart intonated, will striv to form a real understanding between miners and operators to avoid strikes, increase markets and to develop the inddst ry in general. It will be representative of the govetnrhent miners and operators, arid will be given sufficient authority to make its rulings effective.' upon-any who attempted cal emcrEehcy-crews which are-pro-1 ul luo ict i tecting' public utilities. German Miners Strike ESSEN, Jan. 15. Several persons have been killed and wounded in dis- tne'freiteS'C of and' the' adTiUico for6ertoward- the Per- sian and Afghan frontiers, The situation confronts Great' or less 'japan tnrba.nc.ei afDiilsbuTB.'Stclckrade and ,and China, is .-not a. sudden growth, -other towns in tho industrial district, however. For the last, two months or wlie'ro arc striking. Ti'.ei more the. Bolaheviki have had an al- Dusseldorf region lias been declared moat unbroken-series of successes under a strict stfite of slego. Troops havo Intervened at Frank-, fort to enforce orders .ProhibitlnE an Independent Socialist demonstration protesting against the "assassins of Railway Strike Ends receiv- ed, here by tho Exchange- Telegraph company qiioto Dcr- lin dispatclies -as saying that tho rail- way strike In the Rhino and West- nhallan regions hns ended and that service has been, resumed. Fifteen Arrests BBRL1H, ,Jan. Procccilirigs against leaders of tho mob which stormed tho relchslag building yes- terday, as well a5 thoao responsible which have swept them forward on all fronts where their'forces; arc believed to be formidable. Admiral Kolchak's army In Siberia Booms to have completely defeated, if not dispersed'.', Tho Heds are today far east-.af .Krasnoyarsk, and are mov- ing, nearer Irkutsk: While reports from Siberia have dealt almost entire- ly with operations along the, Siberian railroad, occasional advices have in dtcated tho Bolfeheyilil have moved for south of that line and established themselves near the-MonsolIan fron- tier southwest.of Irkutsk.' Bolshles Defeated WARSAW, Jan. at- tacks hy Bolshevik forces a'gajnat Let "Fate In French Election (By .Canadian Press PARIS, Jan. AsioclatecV Cletnenceau to--; day .announced that he would withdraw as a candidate for the presidency of the He asked to'.vote for. President Poincare, -for re-elec- tion. PARIS, Jan. Georges inand'of a- deputation of senators an i deputies that ho be a candidate fo .EAGUEOFNATIONSHOLDS FIRST SESSION IN PARIS; MARKS BIRTH NEW WORLD NO TRUTH IN REPORT FRENCH TROOPS MUTIKY PARIS, Jan. that French naval forces and troops1 at Tpiiion have mutin- ied .been confirmed aud iiothiuE regarding disorder there is known at Marseilles. Soviet Government Won't Allow Dumping' Tbere of Ameri can Agitators (By Canadian Press Leased LONDON, Jan.: The Impres- sion prevailed' here today that In the c'onference'at Paris" of Prem- ier Lloyd George, Winston Spen- cer th'e 'war minister; the first lord of the admiralty; Baron Scatty, commander of the Gfand. Fleet, and Reid Marahal Sir Henry Wit- son, chief of the Imperial 'staff, It would he. decided to take some def- inite action against Bolshevik' ag- gression. The Persiiri government has re- quested Great Britain to state what .assistance can ne given Persia 'In the' event of Bolshevik invasjoh and- what defensive ac- tion by Persia would accord with' Jan. rtadlc'a agitators. deported from America be carefully examined before the arc permitted to enter Ruasja; acuorc ing to-a-statement made corrc spondent'of-tbe; Associated Press b M. secretary of the Sorie delegaUon-at-Dornat, when interview ed on 'the subject -a short time ago M. Klishfce and his colleague, M. lien re-election. He is to have rencr.'- (kendarffj- were- asked -what' Huss; eij cmphalieally the expression do-with-the radicals being sen determination not to be'-a candidate. to Europe onboard the Bnford. The >Nerer before in tho history of to uninformed on th id eatiab elect ion in France has a plen-. .b.uj attended by auch a large number of deputies and senators, S21-.out of 924 being present. Hereto- fore; It-haa been the custom to. call a Clemcnceau went down to- defeat at, caucus only .by the parties of the left; tho hands of his conntrymea today In! Dllt today II. Deschanel-stands as tho a caucus of the Senate and Chamber chosen candidate both of the Chamber of Deputies to-choose a candidate for the presHeiicy of the republic. M. Clemencdau thereupon announced his withdrawal from the contest and asked an-i the parties; The Vote Jan. joint parliamen- tary! caucus of tho Senate and Cham- for the proclamation that brought the liah and Polish positions cast of the crowds inlo the streets, havo been Dviusk vivcr have broken down after teRiiii by the slate's attorney. Fifteen a despcrato struggle In which Lettish arrest's liavo already been made. (forcer; played, a prominent, part, ac- Cause of the Trouble BEKUN, Jan. surveil- lance boards, comprising a total mem- bership of six hundred lhousairf''work- Ovs throughput Germany, will be pro- vided for in tlie Industrial councils bill, now before the relchstag. Oppos- ition to this hill was the ostensible cause of the rioting on Wednesday af- ternoon. Deputy Vneglcr, Jfallonal Liberal, who is opposing tho bill, declared in an address loflay that -miners were demanding places these hoards and assorfe'd It they secured tlio desired posts they'would be pi-e- oludeil from their usual work. lie raid tills would result 1n an annual de- crease of Inlnod coal amounting to tons. Bararliin deputies oppose .'Uie bill bcca'usc. they said, it Is imsuited to agricultural conditions In that state. cording to an official statement is- saci! atMseneril headquarters. Polish troops, launched inflicted severe losses oil the it Is said. An Intercepted Hqlsneylic order indicated luo attack was Intend- ed to be his supporters to cast their voles' for j jjpr of Deputies today cast a secret the re-election of President Polncaro.1 ballot for choice of a. presidential can- Senators and deputies after the didatc. The vote resulted as follows: caucus in which Paul Dcschanoi; pros- pnui neschancl. presMont of the Inatlon from public life of "Tho Father of Premier Clemcnceau.bo- ing neither a sonalor or a deputy. Premier Clemenceau's fritnds are already searching for another candi- date as President Poincare is reported to have refused to accede to the COUGHLANS WILL BUILD DRYDOOK OTTAWA, Jan. subsidy con- Iract for Ilio eoiistriictloii of a largo dryilork a I. Vancouver Is Ijclng awurl- Iho government to Coiighlon K. Hong. Tho valtio of Ihc dock which Ilia firm proposes to build will ho ami Iliey will receive the regular porcenlago subsidy on this niriouiU. Tho Cotigiilan firm is iire- paring to finance Iho 'proposfllor. tclt-aml iisks Iho fiubsidy only when tbo la complete. Tho, Wallace Shipyards was a com- pclllor for the subsidy. NEW ALLIANCE BETWEEN. .OERMANY AND TURKEY SALONIKI, Jap, 16r-A tele- from Greek sources received here tiys thit the Turkish mili- tary authorities at Marslfoun, Ana-. tolla, have received a mtssage re- porting that new alliance be- tween Cernuny and Turkey Is to cbncluded, Bought Hair Mfltom Dollars' From Amerkmm Con- Firms TORONTO, Jin. contract (or about, one hundred.thousand tons ol DOUBLE MURDER Father Murders Husbands of His Two Daughters Following A Quarrel geolE, Marshal Focb, 1; President Ponlcaro 16. A deputation of deputies just left Iho Chamber for Klysco Falaco to ask President Polncaro to -Bland for ro- Clemeiiceau having withdrawn in his favor. riuasfa wiii not allow itsc' to be used as "a dumping ground fo agitators America." Finland is accepting custody ot Ih parly, and is said to he planning t use.the prominent members for. th purpose, of securing the exchange Finnish political'prisoners held in S viet Russia. As it Is regarded unce tain wiiether the. Bolshevik! will co [o all members of th party, considerable speculation hn x.v.i caused by Hi o question wlictln those dcnic-d admission will bo lur ed loose between the Finnish Soviet lines1 to shift for themselvc ill Is understood tho Uuford will in leave Hangb until Hie party, has eras ed the Finiii'h border. Lettish Victory IXJNDON, Jan. to tl Lettish legation hero from Hlgn, uinl dale, stale that a Bolsh vlki offensive along tho Keschltz Kreulzbnrg railroad on Wednesday was roporleil. Tho Letts counter-at- iackcil and captured some prisoners. The Letts took six -villages between Hvinsk and Anlopopol1. and occupied the stnllon at Pytalovo. Rcschltzo, tho advices, say, Is sur- rounded on ihreo sides .and It is be- lieved that'if the Poles niako a dem- onstration from tho south a hurried retreat of the Bolshevik! forces on tills front will he caused. binder twine fBOO.COO TISDALE, Jan. Canidisn a last night shot and killed tint two sons-lrt-liW', Harry Brand and Archie Purcell, both sectlah laborers, et Roicof, Sask., 26 miles east of Hudson Junction on the Canadian Nation- al Railways. A bitter dispute pre- is Elections There Yesterday tided Elected May Aisi yo} in Ferait (iipecial (o thi iltr.ild) CRANHROOK, B.C., Jan. most keenly conleslcct flglit for muni- rench Representative Presides President Wilsoa Should Have Been There To So, .EAGUE TO SUBSTITUTE RIGHT FOR 3WIGHT (By Canadian I'rcss LfaseJ PARIS, Jan- tives of Grea.t Britain, Italy, Japan, Greece; Belgium, Spain, Portugal and Brazil, mem- bers of the council of the league of natloni, met In the Clock room of the French foreign office at 10 o'clock .this morning'for the first meeting In ,hrstory of the league. The council orgViiiwd at- 10.JO o'clock by electing chairman, and confirming the choice of Sir Eric of Great Britain, as general secre- The first official 'act of the league council was. the appoint- ment of, a commission to trace upon the spot the frontiers of the territory of the Saar basin. tson Bourgeois, French repre- who presided at the meeting, spoke briefly, saying in part: "The task of presiding at this meeting and InauguratlnaAthls; great international Institution should have fallen to President Wilson. We respect the reasons delay final decision by our friends lii Washina'-on, but express the nope that their dlffl- soon be overcorne and that a representative-of. the great American republic will occupy'the place awaiting him among us. The work'of the wjll then. suir.e definjte will have force which be associated with our. .-work..- TORONTO IS THIRSTY MONTREAL, Jan. Six cam of liquor aro leaving here dally for Toronto. There- Is groat congestion In tho whole- lalo houses over their total in- ff V Ability to Oil Iho onlers pour- ing iu.