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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta t f- LS5Tllpmpr.E, TYrTT' A HP BQLSHEVIKI DEFEAT; LABOR PROBLEM Peace Congress to Turn Its Attention to Matter ol In- ternationalizing Labor Now Admitted. Trotsky Prisoner, Report; Bolshevik! Badly Defeated Jan. Trotzky, the Bolshevik! minister of war marine, did not escape from Narva after the defeat'of the Bolshevists, by but taken prisoner, according to re- ctlved here from Ubav. Advices from the "same sou fee state that c-.ving tq the Intervention ot Finnish troops in northern Esihonia ami Livonia the country has been completely cleared of Bolshevik! forces. ANOTHER SEVERE DEFEAT PARIS, troops have Inflicted a de- feat upon the Boltfovik near about mid-way between Kovno and VHni, according to report! from Kovno The casualties of the BolahevHc were heavy and they werp reported to.have lost men in prisoners. The laid to be advancing toward Vllna, The of the Lithuanians art declared to have been slight. PARIS, 24.-iThe second ntssion of ihe peace 10 he-held tomorrow will, like the open tojhe press. Tho ''first on tho order ol ness, was announced yealor- by. the supreme council, will Le International labor legislation. Under tnilrucllcus EiTfin at.the first session various national gallons preparing writ- ten' statements of their views on .the and U is understood that a special order there will' bfi reccited by tlm congress, and referred to a which will give careful study to thjj yarlous reports and endeavor to .them Into a. gen- eral'project to-lie recommended lo the for approval. Vfevn Harmon ire has been cry aliltied arid ifl believed lo har- monize in many respects with ,tboep by the British dele sates There is reason to that lenerallj the principles enunciated TyiH bo found accept able to most-of the It bettered Ibtt- Ihe'propositlons cf Ih." united State are based ufxui oE the pttn International protection of labor b> agen (iep, ihifs offsetting what garded as., a dangerous; tendency toward control "ol govern- ment i3-behig prepared" lo dem- onstrate a nmvej niort !n the direction .b> labor orryniiatlons In (he Lniletl States England and France, culminating to-the adoption by the, trench chamber of deputies of Ihe report of the Berne conference held before tho amplified hr the con- lernnee held 'at l-ccds, England, In IMS. ;These; tn t> thy relief, ol labor from Internat- ional capHalUiic control, the frec- (irfm of cmpioyment'nnd in the'placevot IaborT guarantees ol 'etriplyonaenl, social institutions and tho right of orgauJxHdon anil the enforcement' ot conditions, nt or employment. -.Other roYlsfpris" to child "arid, female" labor, the pro- hibition of night work for miners, a basic S-hour day and the pro- hibition of International trade la products by EXTEND RAILWAY EDMONTON, eiten ot. tue -Bllndniau Valley rallroat for a distance of eight, -miles from.j Benlley to SB likely lo be one ot the liftw projects to be brought be- fore thejleglslalure Its coming ses- A Monarchy Has Been Proclaimed in Lisbon LONDON, Pan. monarchy, been'proclaimed in tfis Portugese capital, according; to a telegram received from Valence, o'n the Portugese border. The widely clrculatecTrumor that former King Minuel of Portugal was about lo land on Vortuaese territory is at featt premature. Ex-King Manuel was still in London today. NEW GAINS VIGO, Spain, Jan. Monarcrnst movement in Portugal has a foothold at miles northeast of to advices .received .here. JOIN MONARCHISTS VIQO, Spain, Jan. greater part of ihe Lisbon garrison-has gone over to the Monarchists. The wireless station near Lisbon Is said to be fn Royalist hands. f NO HEADWAY IN SOUTH v SADAJ05, Spain, Jan. Monarchist movement is apparently maklna no headway in south Portugal, contrary to the expectations of the... Royalists. In northern Portugal, owing to the of the tf-oops to sup'- press the police forces are to be uied agamst the Monarchists. Wilson Agrees That Huns Miist Pay Indemnities PARIS, Jan. the consideration of the question cf repara- tion of the mWting of the supreme war ccunclj yesterday the Paris edition of London Dally Mail say! President Wilson agreed to the principle that Germany muit be made indemnities in addition to the full cort reparation. At the Instance of the British representatives, the paper was befim on the questions of the abol- ition cf conccriptlon and dlwrfmtment, Russian Leaders Are Indignant That Allies Should Have Irt viled Bolsheviki to Conference Tables-London Paper( Are Lukewarm Over the Criticismr lANEiPOLIML Against, Spread ;of Hnlshevism, Says Australian Labor Man YO1UC, Jan. The world's most effect iye against tli e spread7 oC Bolshevism prompt aud definite action to labor 1 a -standard tcctiou living wage, uneioployment sane regalatlon 'ot chilli cmnioyment, is irie' opinion of H. S." Beeby, minis- ter of labor and industry of New- South here last bas4d upon survey ot in- dustrial conditions) in the t'nUed -md Au halh Jan. new political association called the Irish Centre party was formally constituted yester- it ay, SlepiiOE Giiymi. former member otj parliament, was oppuinletl chair- inftn of the tirovlsioual executive com- triitlee ol.ilic new parly, which em- braces the Constitutional Nationalists nud tbe 'Southern Unionists, Its plat- Includes home rnle for Ireland, within the British Empire, lines to those followed by the UrIUsh dominions. THE WEATHER High Low Forecast Fair and mild. Farmers Outline Plan For Creation of Political Party Are Unanimously Cnmed By Sastalchewan Trustees HEOIXA, Jam that English only be used hi schools ot SaslcatchewjiTi wore given uimni >c lerdaj s session ol the School Truclees Vssouation !500 in attendance. EKorls were to In a resolution asking ihat all conicnllons the language After much discussion lliis was referred back to ilse resolutions committee. The convention Kent on record as lieing- In.favor of tlic conUnnanco of total prohibition. Thpy inDjnoriaJize tlio.government asking that no religious faith be given consideration in tliti-ejectioji of school trnstces. SERIOUS }CHARGE MONTREAL, ?Jahv formerly-, member of. partiament for Btrthier .and Lib- parly organizer, in was placed under arrest last night in connection with complaints made by Buffalo peoplt..who art to have fott large sums of money en tracks tbrouph s, jch-jms.. Mr. Eerement Is charged with conspir acy. The police that the of money ,that ,U' Is alleged h'een taken totalsi Fanners Hear The Bankers' 'v Side of The Cointroversy to Hit Jin. The United .'of 'Alberfft Thursday i of their convention in listen- ing to, the chartered hanks as pretexted (iy Vere Brown, manager of inc..central Western branches of (he of Commerce. Drown rejoiced !n tfce growth of the p; as proof of the cor- of fill hank at least, he de tlrt branch roofhowtjlhe protince were Inalrntl to Jow (h't locate v re iitnwert to fake nn actke tfV6rk Of tfi6 tmJdn there ihreA or fottr hranch man of the minds ot f whnta (0 In tVe c6dntf> Were Spg coloiiwl profits ar.rl liarl objections against allor. in? fttMll tocll handling tho of a community and LONDON, Jan. here comment lukewarmly MI plan for a conference between an allied commission and of the various governments in Russia. The Post sarcastically condemns the proposal, saying among other things that "it more than Christ- ian weakness." The Telegraph admitting the plan to he Inspired by the best motives condemns it as being "politically and wrong." The Times, while not enthusiaH( Irt favor cf the Minister Education Gives Talk to Farmers' Convention (Special lo the Hcraltiv EDMONTON', Jail. the .'oriel over the greatest probiem-now to be faced was rural education, was tho belief expressed to the Tuesdaj night's meeitoB of tiib Uniteil Farm- ers iot Alberta by lloii.' Ocorgc P. Smith, Minister of lor'Al- heru. I Declaring tte'nublic schoois n nal ion's first liile ot defense fronv every he lined up his case iiuder d'nerent headings tinrds til Sll "hllnrcn, he declared! get (heir educatibu in l3ie rural ovi ..Milage schools flvp nee cent o[ these hare the oppcrtlmlt} tor second Had Largest Air Force in World When the War Came To End (Special to The KeVald) EDMONTON, Jan. United Farmers of Alberta have decided the action they are going to take in political maiterf At-this morn VWej's session of the convention's'resolution introduced by the prcsi 1 dent, outiing what he be a thorough, and progreigive plan, yrhsreby .left.inlthe the the various federal districts looking to the i orrjanlzatioiiV oF units for the purpose of' holding contentions year. .He declared that each be absolutely responsible for its own and that the remit achieved would stand as a lesson for the future; President Wood expressed the .be' lief (hat ihe organization had reached a state of development in freedom from partisanism, in mobilization ot thought and numerical strength action not only became was pru-cn-lnent in, the. siblc hul.ivas necessary for continued c ol Ihc war wheiy Ihc progress. The nature 01 the orgnni. XLOXDOX. Jap Great Britain wa. ntr at the ___ __ _....... lirilish air force was thcjargest in. and the very groiinnworV of its the .world, according (o a renort made ..development demanded that it should public' today. It fought OH more'continue to be 'independent of .any fronts than (lie air service-.of any or party and free from any sec- oilier nation and its successes were proparllonatcly greater, it is said.7-' IflM, the Driliah naval anil 'air services together mustered only 2S5 officers ami rncji of other rantt3. -In 19JS, there wero oflicera men. At tho outbreak the war Great BritaifTSipil 1565 ihd 45 Beafilaneear of 1911 in earn Ings ircro at hetclit, }cl the C'jnsillau Commerce only made profit of lo 8 cent on Us capital stock (iarticd >s Mrk per The amount wemed to be high, but there must considered the rescrro account of >100 POO dOO, Ktiil coiinleil is capital This rmerre was made up of }W paid In in caih b> the slinreholdcn nnd tho........... _......___.................... earnings of from fttly-10 ono linndrcd Tctrenuvlllo, as his assail PARIS, Jan. Delegations of Poles from White Russia, including reprcientatiyes from the cities of Vitna and War- saw, have arrived here. Will .defend the interests of the Polish populations ip Lfthuanfa and White Russia and wish to obtain, of assurante Nthiit a EcJshev tt invaiCon of these re 9lofts wilt be ore vert (erf j CRIME Jan IT Raids Town oning Some American Residents .IfJAUKii. Mexico, Jan. Cisco Villa Icil 150 followers Into Santa Kirialla, 165 nilles southwest of Chi- hnahua City, early Wednesday, kil fottr'soVllcrs of the small federal gar- rison, hangctl a civilian, the Americans connectetl wllli tiie Ameri- can-owned mines in the-Santa Enla- lia'district and looted store's nml Irouaes. The Americans, released by Vlllft. before he rode out of iovfn, reacheil Chihuahua City Mtfly. After IriTihg SanU Kulalla VIlU led hand- Ui. a detour Cllyr unrncd .a bridge, it MapnU, nrtVM sotilti of Ihe capital, dlmp' fSearid flcn Jesus AJf-faatro coiri of the northwestern f of Villas nn OUara hacfcnian, 'who was snot I Ihe detail IICTC one convention each year mieacn of such districts- such convention to .continue vone or., more days as circumstances; may require. 2. -The centraKU, F. A, office shall upon the-rcquest of 10 per cehtXpfMhe locals in any district render .whatever assistance it can in calling and-arranfllnjrfor such convention, primary purpose of such convention shall discuss ways -and "means of Inde- pendent political action' aniT se- independent candidate The" 'convention may, however, discuss 4nd deal with any other district U, F, A. matters, 4. ;Each, convention shall be re- EponsibJe'for Its 'action in'putUrifl' a candidate field, in f inane- ing and Delecting such candidate, but nothing Tn. this' resolution shall officer of the provin- organfzation fliving wfiat as- can when 5r 'Men and_woTncn will both be eligible to. participate in such con- vention 'with flqUal privileges to itxfent taw allows. 6. ;Thp several dislrict cojjvftn- may rnakX arrangements through a, committee or throuflh the central U. F. A. office for calling a provincial convention for' whaisKever the'y" may devn.i necessary uelidvctl the tight to he "purfiiy one' of democracy against nn autocratic, machine sga ins which all were he- comlhg'. greatly' incensed. The sjte- Ictn hegaii wliji the sniallcat unit and built ufi from Vnc bottom, ami there liftd nsver. before .open a political fmi, principles Intlc and prpgrefisiveness wero its firg't tenelsV'ahil tlm matter one for the United Kflrirjera of Al berta'iibY ns 'an.organUatlon but ns resolution lo all. -The aflovlert nnanimously, ET TO RESIGN hA Siiii re signiltou of (he Norwegian cabinet irmuinoot] nVcordlng (o reports re here from s trustworthy so ircc nccordlngvio; (he 'the The- contrlbiitlon' of tho Can fiOK 4) Both men are in Ihp police nis'sert both ndmitled fify ing I he shota, The men >M ray their fnrc when loHving.Um hack. Jflfl WUWfi IK Uktly to b: offered tff4 prMdcncyof the eommfMfon of the of nations, the Echo d _ cial necessity The lemedy he wa consolidated schools1" But _r were unfortunatelyrexpensivc aud have several drawbacks tike the co.n- lition of tho roads, sparse settlement long di ot Imcl He iiunurg for a remed) ttf'luodity these hardships and- he found in time. It was'.iniporlant tliA'il oe found early for the five pjr cent of farmers sonSiWlip. received an elementary education to provide the nation big-; I Ion of its profesEnrs. alia leading men of affairs. Tliey must bo chance. Enforcing Attendance Another difficulty' in tho country schools was Ihat at. enforcing' attend ance. The only attempt at' cotupul slon now made .was iiCreganl (o chil dren under ten living .wiiliin one half miles of old- er children living within tliree one-bait miles. It was ua.far as'the department dare EO. .Tho outside of'.slrlct was a ulg one ami con- lainetl a lot .of. linpllp gain Alberto, was confronted with ueculinr geopraphical situation Tli'ere were the foot hills, of the moun- tains with their poor population, .the greaf northern emrire tie raining sec lions and the ranch districts Organ'the difficult problem in this respect. Tfiach Th3M English One hilt of the'nnpili arc not Can dd an horn he said and it was tne bounrten tint} of tne nroni'co anil t work, and says that even'i) t does oot, the hands of the allies wil Lie been strengthened by failure. J. Dillon, the" foreign political pert of the Telegraph, writing froii says the Princess Island vtai consternation in Kussian cJf- in I'Jrls, and Kids Ihat he is an .horized to declare that the.govern tnenta of Omsk, Archangel, and1 Vekaterinodar will absolutely ;rer 'use to send representatives c-onference. Ruula Surprised Jan. SlilukolS 'ormer foreign minister of llussia, 2 in Ixindon, was surprised when toli{ today that tho allies had invited JolshDvllils ot llussia to Ho said: l-The Bolsheviks are in no wise rep resentalive ot the Russian people. TJiey are robbers and cut-throats lied dogs who wish to bite others ac Uiat may ue mad." saiJ the only Tvay to settle itussian problem Vas orertJirijn- the Bolshevik rule there, which lis ledareG is simpl% terroris-n and 'hateful to the majority ot He steb stated.tliat It the allles.'ii-Quldi supply guns and munitions, patriotic Russians would overthrow- Bolshevik tvranni Victory for Bolthevum Jan here think that the (lecjsMT of the aupreuie council of the congreaac- ta nivlic UolshevJkL leaders tb a confep aucor the greatest .victory, that HoUhevism coultl-ever, hope to ,ha howevcr if the re- fu c to participate In the meeting- tiey sr.y, using '.'impertinent language" winch, tliey have already adopted in their coiiitnunications with' President .Wilson. diaries L. Pnsta, the Esthbnian repr resenta'tiv.e'iiere. points out" the diffi- culty, of Ukraine 'ahd.Let-. fom i sending representatives tb prln ce s Doubt That He Elected President of District 18 'i (Special..lo .the. FFRMB Jnn fourteen local unions ill Eighteen' gave totals as follows For Chriiloplier 1SS5; Ul, Hee IT blalrrabreTrChr'stoiiher, 185; people here and muit sec tlitit thej are carad lor he declared. Teacher: Rural teachers pfescnti-il another grave prolilcm Speskfrtg generallj they hhve Iho.minlmiini of qualifica- very no professional Jnilii- Ing, ore Ihe most. ItariAenf in jears Tho fest iliey get ivns the most sevRrc. lie Iliongllt lint In regprrt lo Al barlas prohlera province's it was a raso where .the frderal shouH help ouL allowln? the expenditure IH Hitwcr provincial supervision.- As a means of improving the stand- nrrt ot llie tcicheri it had been ttecld cd lo offer thun in attractive rropoal lion.. Tho need. of. Bien'was bad.and thft deinrlipent hJid 16 strike dff a of h'gh srnovi anii allow cntrince lo the normul nchjkil roiurneif soldlef 1ida seen" vice nt liie (ront anil hurt Keen .the world lie has mature 'judgment attd ills experiences have been o( nlofft ncneflt'to hlm-tlin'n.thc last: it icnodl. The Doniliiloii was also offering tlie men a year, fit tlift University pay ami .alJ lowance' would bo-continued.-: But nothing liad been dono about teacher IrBlnfnK and he thought 11 a" colossal "mistake. 186 r Christopher, 6< :8; Christopher, 66 8 Federal'Mine, Rees, 2. fountain 70, Rees. 35. 73; Bftes, n.v 200, Rees 12, 53, 21 For Vlee-PreiloKnl. son, 15 126; nickew son 100 Coalhurst-rJlcFegan. 1ST; son, 20 411. Dlcken- son 342 i 1SJJ McFegsn, 77 B 8. S Federal Mine an Dlckenson, 8 Pirlt-iVcFeEaii Wck' 37 J if, thckenion S S9, IK v son 3is 354; 1 Dloktii- ;