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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta X VOLUME XII. LKTIIBKIOGE. ALftEIVTA. VWDAY. JANUA1VY Nl'MBKR 31 BOLSHEVIKI XED Liberals Adopt Policy ol Council of Agriculture', Bui Would Like Free Trade With U. S. and Britain. (Special to the Herald) CALGARY, Jan. Liberal gathered In Rtrong force again tills afternoon and worked li up U? half-past five, when tivo resolu lions' M'ere dealt the chief one being that dealing wltli tariff and taia lion, and-which vrae followed closelj n'tong the lines of the resolution! passed hy' (he Canadian Council o ABricullure }n Winnipeg laEl year. The others- dealt with ihe Time KiecllouB Act, natural land settlement for soldiers awl hour of labor, >-ages and child labor lion. A. G..MacKay, -nlio dealt wit the T3mw Electiou Act resolu iiOii; to'ld of (ho injustica Uiat li; Veen to -many foreigners v hid claimed right to vole. Cue iirere'.nn.record, lie said, ot men'de vote because they ha. certificates ot natal ooutd not produc iHftin'rliecAUse they were on- file t office. The .rwblution asked for the c ___ Jlcfilbm, of'Vfci And fare lnJVegrevii JUDGMENT RESERVED CAU3ART. Jan. Juds- raent wn reierrnd in tho caso of the petition of JeiM Gouge to untMt H. H. Ji. P. fur federal rUIng o[ Bow river, was argued before the Bpeclal court con- slituied under the Dominion Controverted Election Act held heVo today. LocafcMan President Vets; Stettler Next Meeting Place Rapid Demobilization Would Create a Serious Employ- ment Problem Correspondents Asked to Pre- pare Plan for Reporting the Peace Con and U. S. for Open Meeting. The deliberation? or ibe tbird an- nual convention ot Alberta branch uf the came to a conclusion yesterday afternoon with the ejection of officers and the naming of the place In which the next, contention will be held. I.ethbrMgs the honor ot having as president cf the provincial branch of the (i.W.V.A. one of it 5 citizens in tho person of Capt. K. C. McKenzie, wlio was elected over three others and the election made unanimous. The election ivas a very popular one, and the new president received the hearty congratulations of all present. There were in all five nominations as follows: Wj Invin of Edmonton, G. ell of Cslsary, J. Dyson, A. Nightingale, and 12. C. McKenzie. Comrade Waist ell withdrew in favor of Comrade McKenzie. The folIoTvins are the other officers elected: 1st vice -president, C. Walstell, Calgary, 2nd vice-president. LONDON, Jan, liavo published articles in reference td. demobilization arrauge-j merits, in vfcich the country has been warned aga1n.it shots-ing too much Im- patience in the face of the difficulties Lhat muit be overcome. ;lt Is espe- cially potuled out that even in the most favorable circumstances, many months must elapse before there ia the 'slightest" possibility of absorbing the Immense amount of rapid demobilization would render available. This -would lead to a calamitous amount of unemployment. Moreover, the war is not yet finished and we must have an adequate force pending the conclusion ot peace. All the nenrspaperG lay stress on the necessity of. maintaining a first-class army on-the Hblnfe until the German problem fa settled. Plans for making the -burden light as' possible may summed up as follows: Creation "of an army "of occupation of modenle of a until the Ger- mans have reparation re- quired by the allies; tills army to be In'yegrtville.Jchofcen la the :nsin of men who did out "of'A list of 81 there wefel Uie-lewt.military .service; df.moblll many .As 7.9 _struck This rtso- meeting. s carrleil unanimonaly by tlic Tlie.next -resolution, dealtng with Introduced by Jfon. Geo.v Smith, and leconded by J. 0." Turgeon, OI.P.P. It asks for thn immediate, transfer of the natural ro- sources to' the province, and compon- Ratfon for those which have allepated. not only. a niGuure of plalu justice to provinces concerned, but also as u wise national policy in solving the many complex problems that must jnalnly on the wests Mr. Smilh said tiicrc a special retscn for presenting (his resolution tegardinp our natural The many" problem a brought about by the would require much to solve, sipeclally that education of the "foreign people. j Mr. In seconding tlic re'so- lutton, naid lhat legally ami morally rfe on titled to the resources. only object) oh to this resolution was by George Thompson of "The who wanted tacked on an ftnendnieut asking for full restitution from those that alienated them. Mr. SmIUt consented (o adding the words "Compensation and It vas putecl in this 'forai. i Soldlerc' SetUement Hon. Duncan Marshal! Introduced ihe rieaHng with the filers' settlement, scheme, claiming (ha', what had been dont so far did get anywhere. The resoluttou for trio purchase of land, loans, l nurveya, prcunorleE. ad- and assistance, an ft gootl mar- IceLs. The mlnlnter pointctt out thai Jhe, great thing was to get the men together, for IMs was the .neat ttilng for them, Up was jn ifnvor of long- term payments and forgetting the In- terest for a year or so. Thin resolu- tion iras seconded in A fctr words by John of lied Deer. gory; opening up in tho near future of pians for a post-irar imperial army to garrison India and other places abroad. PARIS, Jan. the Instance of President Wilson, the supreme interfiled council decided today to hold in abeyance the proposed rule for virtual iccrecy regarding Us rfelibtraticrtSj beyond informa- tion In official It was also decided to request reseniatives-ofvthe British, Amer- ican arid Italian press to present some plan for reporting the meet- It was said in American circles here today that the stir caused by yesterday's action was not at all unwelcome to the British and American officials who were Ing to 4vork for a broader rule, which would onen the proceedings to the public to some extent at leisi. Irwin, Edmonton; executive, dicine Hat zone, J. Brace; Me- zone, T. IjOngworth; zone, S. G. Rand; Edmonton zone, 1. Stewart- Invin; Hod Deer zone, H. W. Alcocfe. Stettler Next The following loc-aliiies. voted on for the iiext convention, Stettler, Medicine list, and LcUi- bridge. In .the: result Stettler, and Vermilion' tied with 9 votes each. By the casting vole of Ihe president, Slet- Her was named.; A hearty vole of thanks was lender ed .President Dyson, the vice-presi dent? and the members of the outgoing executive faithful services Tender- ed, i In replying.. Urea) dent Dyson ex- pfessed his hearty thanks for senti- THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE VETERANS CapL K. ivho holds he honorable and responsible position t Pros Went of the Alberta braneb of he O.W.V.A.. is si known ami wpular citizen of Lethliriusc. He is lawyer in Lhc firm of MeKonzie and Mentis. and came to the city in K'U> 'rotn Ivdmontou. where he was asso- ciated in law practice J. V. jridge. He is a native ot Prince Ed- ward Island, auj was born la lottotown In 1SS1. Capt. McKenzie left Letlibridge in vritli ihe battery as paymaster of ihe U'lh Brigade F.A. He was France Tor five months and met with an accident, bz- iag thrown through his horse stutnb ing, and having his iielvls bone frac- [ured, causing temporary paralysis. Ho was with Ibe Canadian forces at the Sonirae, was invalided to Knglaml, and returned to Lethbridgc in. April, 1917. Bolshevik! Leadeis Arc Shot While Attempting to Escape From Luxemburg's Body Thrown Into Searching for Those TJic new president has always tafceii ait active interest in the welfare of the relumed men. lie was nominated for election for president by Delegate Hand of Calgary. UA5EU Jan. Dr. Karl Ueb- necht has jjeen shot anil kiUed i c trying to escape as he was be- ng talit-n to jirison. according lo the1 Yankfori Gaietto. H is aiso report- PARIS. Jan. ceau spoke this nflernoou in the chain- anil'his voiced and the veter- ans had showed In him In electing him to the ol president in. 1917 anil re-electlns him in 1918, He would Clemen- continue' his uitbrest in the TCtenras at all 'times Must Limit Their Activities To Debates andjlesolu- tions LONDOX, Jan. 17.--Tne British her of deputies on the decision to aranable.-' He Also wished to tender government is not expected to inter keep proceedings of the peace con- hirirfftlfe to those who hud 'fero with meetings of the Slim Fein gress Eecret. lie said ho hatj.liecn In- on executive''atid to es- party as Ions as it Keeps to Ihe bounds terpellaUd. by.aoveral Soc.lalfats_tlepu- press appreciation oj tha permitted, such as "debating societies ties who of and tlie? had given and.only'passes its resolutions, says zatfon'as speedily as poastble 'of other according to their trade cate-1 Jemrarw principle their questions be published arid he said: "We have not yet found a final form in wlitcli communications peace congress will be marie, bi him. An impressive Dublin- dispatch" to. tlie Jfail. It it eremonial was the- exceeds these limits, however, the tils pubiicily has been met with approv- He was interrupted hy Deputy Mis- teral, said: "Excert by Clemenceau." "I have the honor to emphatically deny that yie premier re- plied. "We all should like to keep proceedinga secret, so lhat it mfsli1- not be that-such' and such i conu- made such anil such a proposition handing the ex-president 10 thc.ra'cll ailds. and doss anything to in from the new president] of lho of tne lerfere with liberty rights of ,e mil in a and gavel (ho individuals, the government will -.he of authority. Ho trusted that in the'' compelled to lake action. guidance of the new president hless- Seize Arms flow to the present meni-1 LON'DOX, Jan. number bers of the C.W.V.A. to those revolvers and several hundred rounds were to return and fo the wldoro, ammunition belonging to _Slm M isrnp vim Felners have been seized here, ,nts of those conling to the Moil Two arrest-have been made. plidtis and depeiiden had fallen, not only In (he but throughout Ihfc Dominion. President McXenzle President McKenzic feelingly express' cd ihe responsibilities he felt in Germans Enter Protest Against The Terms Inflicted, With- out Avail (Continued on pito tour) MAKES A DENIAL CA1X5ARV, Jan. Slow art 4enfet the story published yet lerday aUrlbutlmj to hfm the Temar] tbtt he ironld at lend forth com Lfcerjl convention In ittth-hfe In that si not control b convention. The prorlrrtlil pre mfcf .that an intprnul ntnarl of mhiinJorstood. He more ly Mid he had hart nothing t ished. Do Everything Possible to Cause Downfall of Polish People LONDON, -Inn. Wire- Germans have dsterniined to seize all provisions in the hands of the Poles in llussia, if the Polish provinces of Germany arc to be re- to Poland, according to re- from nn aulhoiitalivc source, published in Ihe new today. All the parties in Germany are agreed upon this step, it Is sairt, anrt iivere put aboard. Tlie'Olympic given an welcome by i ft will be easy, as the German immi Early returns of tho voting harbor rftU aQd thousands ol people grants in these provinces have been in lho elections yesterday indicate........... b ,ing for President, Par- Are Acting in High-Handed Arc Insulted nie givea Itecs a majority, but Led1.' bridge IB Relieved to have gncn lo-rio, so. 11 is itnown, hoT7dvcr that tiiat vole was strong for Christopher aa president. Gakbrailh Physician In Ihe voting for physician of the vho Huci, waterfront. Calgary via Qy.hcc, and was foj lowed armed ihe German government. Poland Is regarded us even more important to Germany, than the loft tary District No. tratnloadsjbank of the Phine. If Germany can Mowing: Mtl'-ikeep these Polisli provinces, Chanoel- First section, hor Bbert Ins declared, she can in- jieg, via Quebec; civilians for Winni- peg and western points. Tho schedule calls for the departure of the last of Ihe first seven trains which vras routed Ity way of Quebec SETTLED (MRS Reaches Agreement With Slili- tary and Will Form a Gbvt, Jan. wibtc to Ihe Mall and Stories arc told in Jngo-Slav of high- handed beiiaviOT of Italians toward lho Slav population In towns on the east- ern ahoro of (ho Adriatic. "In pays tlit PravUfen, "Italians have set nboul removing every sign of Jngo-Slav dominion in tho most barefaced manner. Thoy torn .lugo-Sbv badges from the M. AV.-o( A., David Kees received 42i Corlcy, Calgary Capt. Daw PAniS, Jan. Ignacu Jan rowskl, Polish loader, anil Opn. PIlMiclakl, the rallHary dlcti- lor o! Poland, have an agree- ment, according to a statement given out at tho Polish national committee licidiju'artors tonljhl. A reconstruct tkm ot the crtinel (i (upccteJ soon, with M. it lho liead of lho naif nilnlilfir. terms of the coniironilse Include a aeflnltft ngrpr.- ment upon Ihe ol tho delegates to the peace congress M. preflldenl of InA .Polish nation foriner Polish teiulcr In Llio' has liecn decided upon as rttlc- fMsfy- uoth announced, mines, the firm of Oallir.iiih and o o'clock this'afternoon. Lynn was selected over the firm of officers on hoard were Connor, Mc.Vally ami Leech. Tho Ucnl.-Col. George Clingan. Virdcn, vote onslhts was 293 to 21S. (Man.; Major Ueorgc Urclflfty-lhiU, Fernle T Vrince Rupert, IJ.C. lou Major PEIlKIKj Jan. (ho Owen, Major R. .1. for pfcaidcnt of District Klghlccn u. launders, Rdtnonlon: Cnjit. .tames breasts of both men anil women. Air and Jlr. Christopher 1SS, Ihe lotal ot son WcDcoit. (repatriated) The minor American soiilior was wounded in'lho 5C3 being one of the largest t-flal Capt. George JJIackMone Field, lie positions Capt. Brlggs Pearson, Calgary; C'apt. Hobert f'oatson, Ktlnionfon; Cart. .Toseph WinnlpOK, also Hon. Capl. J. K D. Uvesay, Cana- dian Ptesa vrAT correspondent. neck by an Italian's revolver .___ Ibe soldier n girl from TYliom Italian soldiers tried by to take away a Al I'ola, according 1o Tic a squnilron of j English and -Jaiiancse ships ivcro fly-' Ing the I Lilian lEng alone. Tho Unit- ed Slates navy has taken over the command In this rorl as being ttto loasl Interested of the powers and fts not having signed Ihe treaty of Lon- don. LEN1NE AT BARCELONA MADRID, Jan, Li- nine, the Bolshevist premier .of Rustla, was among Rmilant who Tantferf at Barcelona recently, cording to newiptpm OTTAWA, Jan. tnqulriM made here', il would appear that ihe embargo placed by the railway board -npon exports for the British ministry of shipping Involves Hour and certain other foodstnffa, but does' nol ordinary commercial oversea, LONDON', Jon, Is alive allied aclivitips,