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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta (VOLUME Xll. GlC. rVLBEHTA, 'iVKSDAY, JANt'AltV 21. .1019 XUMBEH31 fecuss Russian Situation-Irish 'Parliament' Is Meeting Parliirrient. Meett in De- fejice pi Law Under Walls of Residence of Viceroy. Thi Sinn Fein it the House this afternoon. The assembly while de- claration of Independence nnuncin'j the of an Irish republic and demanding evacuation of Ireland by the Brit- jarriMn. The. first business cf the nisem- oly was the election of a tnan, sftjsr whtth were said by the Rev. Father O'FUtia- of Ceiebrirle In ''Frisco SAN" FRAXCjHCb, -Ian. In an- ticipation ot declaration of 'Ireland's Independence today Die: time of "Tile Nation Once Araln" and I other IrlslY1 songs were Bounded In r.hlmes.iri Si. Patrick's cathedral in the heart ot the business section at noon today, -.Jan, Probably no country "except Ireland could 'present 4n epleodft as remarkiiblo as'tiie as- sembly of w-MrJi.is Irish; Gaelic parliament." which Tvlll be called' cu uinerSn Dub- IJn's ancient. Mansion House this afternoon to proclaim Ireland an in- dependent republic. Perhaps no writer except an Irishman like George Ber- nard JShay.- fcould do justice to the p'sTailoiicit-fixture qt the proceed-. MILLS MAY HAVE TO CLOSE DOWN MONTREAL, Jan. pos- sibility of the clo'lng down of all tfct in Canada on account the retention of the fixed price system on wheat and the embargo which cuts off the old country market was discussed today1 by Robert Nellion, manager of a concern. Mr. NelL- son laid there was no alternative for the millers at the present time except to close their mills. I UNEMPLOYMENT SERIOUS TORONTO, Jan. sit- uillcn It Mrious, but pot said Rev. J. A. Miller, superintendent of the tario government labor bureau, dftcusitng the problems of ploymsnt. Unemployment it mark- ed not among the skilled but among the unskilled liborerSi Possibility for Stable Govt (n Germany After Elections of -Felners iuce( In ol: C ubliu I Cistfe'. .where rahal .Viscount first luN many years to" give jreland a purely mill liry -meet with liis'full knowledge mea- sures irhfch" are purely seditious ami In direct.violation of law. VTWs-is one .paradox. AuolHer is thit .these; Sinn Feiners, elected b> i.ho Voters in on'Vj platfflrm b! Irtdependenco Ironi the -BriUjiij'-'Kmpire, Bri and French Share Control Withv Russians (By W. E. PlayfairV Conadian correspondent.) Jan. COP rocted version gl the Pres. Wood Deals With DiP liculties Faced by Farmers, and of Fixing of Prices. (Special to the IKraKJI Kdraonton, Jan. 21- President Wood, ot the V.F.A.. i" presenting his annual address, spoke as follows: Since male ing my Ust annual report our organization has, iu some respects passed through more trying cxusrienc es than ever before in its history. Alter a systematic campaign among OUT members for increased farm pro ductton they mode every preparation to put forth a greater effort {ban ever beloro to produce to (he extreme Hmi Tor I of their ability. Heforc the seed was control of the Siberian gives all in the ground, the Americans control-from I'ogni- calWiw nichna to Omsk, a distance of 3000 ml.es. Tlie adminlstratiTe posts are filled by. Riusiana and Americans in iium- lie'rs .ans Russians only staff. Major Stevena chief arlrn.nlsirator, Ilor- jh AS co'-ii reclbri1 >'merl cana are Ruard L- The Brltlih control- the line [roai ilie'- line i -from- plied from workshops arevjjehifi: opened tip in _ _ openi _ and fort wilt be made to speed up operations. were chosen Lrit'ish' parliament 'refused to recognize j that" anil to ca! 1 themselve5 "ihejrish parliament. in thp'.slialjhy headquarters ot the' situated in.an.old house I which at one timo was one of Dub- lin's finest mansions, courteous young women, secretaries give cards of ad- mt.tjance to today's meeting quite Impartially.Jo friend and foe; to sup- t porters .ty the Sinn t'ein and to cor- 1 Irish newspapers wJ.icn Sinn Felti and all works i ..Cardinal Newman bail his rcaidencc in Hits fcouse during his unhappy in- cumbency, of his high post in Dublin, concerning which he lo Iitfe said that ills days in Ihihlin'-should'he subtracted from his purgatory, program -will be CHrrieil out rich language, which is virtually a (load tongue; so dead that ins-Sinn Feiiers havo been Not in Favor But Something Must Be Done XIAGAflA KALIvS, dressing a ineeUng 'Jail. .Ad- Tom Jloore, ol this city, president ot the Dominion Trades and Labor Council, referred tOyitioKtisstan situ- ation and sait! Uiereja unrest in Can- rtila, loo. Xpt only.; among wiorieersr. but among heads of. many large ea- Ublishmenfs Ihere uiireat. He neltevetl Cnnt a wfeeh. days or aix seven day wcyk was sufficient and this; save laying off men. the .hours could produce thst Jh'e -world need nny rled men from 20 to 22 ycara i The contusion anil discontent caus ed by this order was very great, and for a ifmo xbrealened very serious re- sults in our organization. This was followed by the most seri- ous drouth, and crop failure e'ver known lii.the. province. _ t anil- tlie fact' that TVB had satisfactory !ln- in our membership up to her 1st. In October tlie influenza brojai out in.the province, a ban was placed OH all-meetings ,and as a result'at Uie of- December our increase tiad wo to he iioiivenUon. with fc reaso over last year. dur- ng the year Is the ending of the "war. The German menace. Is no more: We aould lift our hearts 1 hat, we are once mure free from thtf lighting curse o[ war, and pray thai he be'the beginning of he perpetual reign of peace. Many Problems Peace brings to us many problems and many responsibilities. The deep est desire in tfie Ijfe or every man and woman should be to see -a real rccon strucllun of economics-Industrial and .ulernaUonal relationships, linos hat will promote peace ocracy. I regret lo have to say lhat power ful influences in Canada arc not manl festlns a deep tinders tan ding ot ,thc more vital lessons taught by the war It ia info they are doing a great dea of talking about Tccons.tructlon, dern ocracy and national bill a PAHIS, Jan. returns from .he. German elections are .lerrs to Bignlfy a prospect for the establishment ol a fnirlv stabjlo govemmeiU at au early date. The Majorlty-SocialHls and the man who the Eucces- of the old Radical parly, appar- ently will jo Into the constituent as- sembly with a big lead over the ln- dependeut-Sodallsts. Kriedrlch von Payer, former chancellor and leader of Ilie licmocrats, and tlie Socialist, leaders, Ebert aud Scluedeniauu, dem- onstrated tbeir ability lo work togeth- er in the old reichstag. They can count on Hcrr Fehrecbach, the Cen- trist leader, aa au ally in their efforts io governiueiit, with a baala of popular sipporl.. This consummation is regarded Irf all allied countrtea as an indtspcurabld prclimfnary (9 the peace coaference. t'oming into, power of -groups will- lueairthe contiouatlosi of the present armistice commission and the probable appointment ot ScMedemann, Von Payer arid Fehrc-nbat-li or Krze- berger as the.leading member oi the .German Had the elections brought in fairly balanced Socialist groups with .ail insignificant repre- sentation from the moderate and rion-SoclalUt.elements, as was feared at first, the Controversies and bitter- ness vbetjpeen' them would nave con constilucut assembly into a disorderly assemblage from whicn liftle cooM hare been wp jSIow .Counting ,VARlSr results (rui the German, elections are no ed, Mr. M 'There are i jxrilimenUry in ojpecloil lo lute ihj body o( the do- cUrnilon'ot.'ltidopendepiKe, a message to 'tie (he world" Ihe: o( delegates lo tlie jtice dongtess. country ot the; oMl no ODG predicts any ITOII- 'We ,ot: dWorUer.: The rovolutlonnry freely otBr tlie tomes ''at Kim-Feiswtt If- Diitlln. :fit ttom sMtfcorttles. ot tlio ntticm whom ol the new reT-olutionnrV. thbusbt in i nre uot Cam i. (Special to Hie UeraH) EUMONTOX. ;'Jan. [aririers through a comnultee ot Ik United' Fanners of Alberta conyentio took a'EOthDr step Monday in'ahei jtrograra ot workiuE in witli the inte ests that are vital to tlie that, of when P.-t Hakfer, of I'onoka; W.'D. Trego, Olie c-lien, and P. King, naymnnd, met rep rescutativcs ot the pacfeing interesl to discuss iho basis on which dort ages in the buying hogs are made an tWc fairness of the system. The mee injt'was the outgrowth of a- simila conterence held In Winnipeg timo'ago, at ivhicli some enliglitenin linovledge giiined. M Speaking for the U. P. A., Baker .said the farmers did not jett to n dockage of sis cenls o stags and roughs, but a dockage c three cents ou smooth brood, sow nrop'erly dried, weighing from 170 t SOO pounds, was not understood the producers. He wanted Alhen fanners to be able to conliuuo to d inowu before tTidsy. count proceeding slowly- the Majoriiy- oclallsls, Klio received Ilie largest ite. having theh- party name prlnteil the uoltorn of Ihc ballot. In some aiing slalious in Ilcrlln large mini- ers of ballots wei-c declared illegal nd it Is said that Philipii ScWede- ann lost. -votes in ono ward one from this cause. Reports from Munich show lhat lilfl ajorliy-SodalisIs polleJ oles; Christian People's party, 77.- German Deihdcrats, 57.S21, and inority Socialists, alioual-Liherals, polled Ilie lightest ote ot tile day, having In Cassel the Majority-Socialists oiled Democrats. hristlaii party, Xational-I.ib- rals, 9.4S9; Conservatives, and he Jllnority-Sofialfsts. 1.H4 Former Chirt Elected 3irt. It is probable id former Chief ot Police Kiclihorn od Haaae, former secretary tor oreign affairs iu the Bllert cabinet. avc been elected to the national as- erablv. -Keturjs are coming very lowly, and the results even fn Ber- n are as yet uncertain. Berlin .newsiraner-s announce that a for the arrest of Eichhom as lieen, issued. It is said that vari- G'OVT. SHOULD SIT HAUD ON BOLSHEVIKS VANCOUVER, Jin. the government should take Im- mediate steps to.deal with per- sons giving vent to Bolshevistic views was the demand made by the Army and Navy Veterans' As- sociation at its regular meeting on Monday night which was at- tended by about t ac- to peeeived by this goveTWMtit frim the gover- nor o7ero making lieim etpendilunia for ,he future, art! he trusted thbyNvouh je sufficient to handle-a population ninnlng into the n.illitMif As a parting word he told ,tHi lo let c'arr; ,hem through coining .trjals. anil; lo lave nn absolute confidence, iii tlie [xtlure, for ivhat-Canada has doi.e in Ihc past four years shO'CAn do in the next two. Russian Case Jo Be Set Befbra the Peace Conference Now of Intervention. PARIS, Jan. peace confer- enco uov hfts thy litadUon. uader active an6 continued tlon, while the plans for the league of nations are being faet brougllt into shape anil were expected to be takpn, under consideration for the flrgt tiia when the sunrenie. council of the feronce re-asEembled today. Tha est information a.vailable was the associated governments were''pre- pared for the presentation of -Jneit1 memorandum ou-the Rustiau sitnattb'h. in response lojlhe call lor the therno issuea last Saturday. i The council ready to hear Tfbfrt (t .asseinWed today statement on Ihe Ku.sslan situation -nhich Harold Scavenius, 'Uie permitted'to HU views on conditions in Russia ed" those presented yesterday .by'fcL' Xuolens, the French ambaasador Russia, who was hf-ard the cil yesterday. iff- 3f. Sasonoff, to Duma, (haa :been. in copter- ence with soiae membsri, urging tiia admission to the conference of gates from tho Omsk government in Russia, whicfb ho ropreserita here.- After the conference has heard suctt reporla-as are available from have first hand mrbrmation on, Riis- sian conditions and has considered. Ybe roeniorauda from gov- aUenipt'tb reach, ome decision as to what imifiecVs.ac- ion may be taken'to -jtho ituatipn. In- tbft' general iBCUSBion ttmed to tie Qect-lfie -given idrst place to a- LTOuml rig assistance ;Qvernmerils iu the surrounding, the or whether [iUons in European Russia many stateeineri b'eh'eve move the. cause ot Bolshevism.-V-Tlie bird alternative is the 'question: of" rtentlins- armed aid to the v forces it Lin Russia which are openly-figbt- ng Bolshevism in the field a ivikl Russia, tlirbiigh'fiiv- a In" A9UITANIA COMING Jsti." steanisJtip AquiUnl-t, w-ilh a total of 5418 on ot. whom 144 are officers, 178 cadcls o03< Olnc.' ranks and civi- lian' probabh reach Halifax (m the ROYALIST REVOLUTION Jan '6 rcvo- broken- oiri In Portugal, to a wireless message from iVolivble Success .Fled After The Defeat LONDON, Jan, has been w.Crt aflaiflrt the Bolshevik! by EvthoTijjm trodpt operating to the northftait of Palpus' accot-dlng ta an Etthonlart officiaE statement received by wlrelcu at Stockholm todiy and tranimined hire. .Th4y the town of .Narva, on the Reval Petrograd to- flethir with A large nuifibo1, if J 1 prisoners. Finnlth wUK the Eathoftians; the. alstemtnt A, quantity ftjl in- to the hands or'ths army, including guns and armor ed trains. Trie pritdners, Incfitcf' ed division and ff'glrrfenta! ttatfs Leon frotzky, the, Bo.ahevlKl Is w-it pres- ent (n Narva cfurmfl trie ffgMIng and fled after tht Botsbevlkl rfs s Would Like to Sed It Relaxed omic Questions Studied '1'AilIS, Jan. to..: pres-. sure ot more urgent rroblems beforo delegates to the peace vari- ous economic delegations are stttdy for tlself, and kindred problems It 11 probable }hey will inaugurate Joint discus Ions ing the coming week. Tho American conte.ni- plates a certain relaxation of the ear- lier water tight' blockade which., would allow the fnlrs of toodslufis, lubricanls and other materials into enemy countries. This, it held, will permit the restoration ot dlstn buting systems flour mills and other, agencies Invohed In tho preparation ot food supplies Tho now-, ever, would otherwise enforced as eve'r because of its "v.altte as a tp-force-tbe enmny lo' accept the peace terms that will bs5 The vrohlem of trade restncllons nn neulrals at a part of enemr blockade Is also under.cpnslierttloii. There H i] Illon in American quarters to pens.it esporUtlon; .nt; most raw materials used IB tridus- trios in such riuantitiea as are re-- red to meet the demntida, of home consumption. This demand it said, largely prevent serious et from neutrals to adjacent enemy countries Tills problem, lipwever. is snrNand' ed by tho question ot the competition between neutrals unoVlhe .particular belligerents before the lal are completely restored lo their aiile-lcllum etftclency. WON itn Sir1 WilfrM Launer will noC be present at the or- ganUaCIoa of tbe Central Ontarjo eral Association In this ,A teleeram lias beeti .received from Liberal lender his" (o coma and sire an address a? RX ed lion George F Orabam, ikKenzle Kfn( sr.il other! ;