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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta ALBERTA; SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 1010 XtfclBER 3S RUMOR THAT KAISER WILL GO BACK Brig.-Gen. J. S. Stewart, After Over 3 Years' Service Has Landed in Canada jJnder Guidance of President Wood, Farmers Reverse Their Decision on Mailer of Fixed Wheat Price. (Special to Ihe Hernia) EDMONTOX, Jan. will lio no fixed price tor the 1313 crop aikwi for by the Farm oC Alberts. stand was tafcen unanimously at Friday atternoon's (session of the ooarentton. The ded- was reached after a proloa wherein Iho majority of the delegates changed opinions com lilelely, lor when the matter wag (tret brought up In the Corni ol a resolution there was ftyfcli donionstralloa for a guaranteed price. Tbs resolution cov erlng the subject declared that as the ground hid teen prepared at war time prices In labor, cost of living, Imple men4s, etc., there should be some as eambcft that the wheat growers re ceived n-fatr return for their invest orient. C. P; Brown, of Rtchdale, moved an amendment that there added to thi clause: Resolved tha lie Dominion government control tho operation ot grain exchtoies at leaa until July, 1931, to the end Hint-trad ooofineii to grain an-I fu tuje deliveries, and the suppression J in options. Jf- _ Bet point in -.vlipl when President Wood Ttpoke to ttie resolution explainer Tils on the matUr. He explains wbrW 'wari-stiiTr condUkmi the United couli aMort'to flx a price awl lose :n money on R. But liift.Wg point, to. Is cpfliMereJ (Kc pdiiHfon. tiiil farm by asking tho go{ t to raake them a, protected 1: ;the farmers goln toifiejbVeramentanil demRndinglhe tie walla bo (orn down; there be competition in every i try. It would make the farmer loo ridiculous. The f6Ho wins rceolutlgn was the fruned and when presented passcx diaseiillng voice: the fixing of the price o wheat.- was a war measure for Ui steadying of tlic market and the Ins and of the Brigadier-General John S. Ste- wart, C.M.G., has been In command of Artillery in France since almost the beginning of the war, reached Halifax this morning on the Aqul- Unfa, and will reach LethbridQe some time next week, It Is expect- ed. It is'unieritood that a civic reception will We accorded him, for he made not only forlhlmielf as a gallant and cap- able military leader, but also for Lethbridge. Brlg.-Gen, Stewart when the war operfed was in command of the 25th Battery, C.F.A. From thic .battery was recruited Leth- bridge's fLrst overseas battery, the 20lh, of which .Major- Stewart held command until he was raised to the rank of lieutenant-colonel and placed in command of the 5th Artillery Brigade. In this command he went over- seas, and served with such ability that he was several times men- tioned in and three times decorated. first receiv- ed the O.S.O., shortly afterwaids receiving the French decoration of the Crolx dt. Guerre. On New Year's he was made a Companion of St. Mtchael and St. George. Bng.-Gen. Stewart will be back in time to take his seat as repre- sentative of Lethbridge city In the provincial legislature CAPT. DONNAN, TOO Among other Lethfarlcige men ri- turning on the Aquitania is Act- ing Captain Hugh Donnan, who saw scrvlct overseas, having en- lUted as A lieutenant the Lethbridge HlBhlandert. Hon. Capt, J. E, Wright, a prominent dentist, formerly of Taber, is also on the Aquitania. TORONTO, Jan. of the Canadran soldiers who crossed tho Rhine with thft army of occupation have already marrjed German girls. Gen- Sir Hughes, formerly minister of militia, fs authority for this interesting bit of news, ''Love finds a way and laughs at. quoted Sir Sam. SIKHRSKAISER MAY RETURNUEO JFItT.llfDTHi IN Annual Conrwtion Drought to a Important Resolutions LONDON, Jan. Berlin dispatch to the Daily Mail'under Fri- day'i date says: "A sensational special edition selling rapidly on the streets here maintains thai the ex-katser and his family Intend to return to Germany as soon as ths national assembly has given the country a legal constitu' lion." Jan. Albert' Suhlejv'president'or .the Bri- tish board of trade; afldressins th 'But, Being An American, Can- not Accept Title of 'NEW YORK, Jan. British WANT SEATS FOU WOMEN IN THE COMSlONS (Special fa tfce Herald) EDMONTON', Jan. farmera of Alberta brought Iheir eleventh an- nual convention U> a close last ciglit after a series oi.iiie most momentous sessions in the: history of the organ- ization. Their- decisions typified In- dependence, sincerity ami iirogrea- Their parliament -.vas order; ly at all times; .the only slisht devia- tions being'when the delegates might have been' momentarily carried away by a was not wholly constructive br.-uy of exiranio The feeling o! :hc moment -passed ,they sellled at once to the' serious consideration of busi- ness, Strong To the strenttV ol :nc cf [he V. A. which It re-elected In tie main for-another.ierm, can be attrib- uted the great ot the suc- cess ot the cosrentioh. The sound the plts'tont always taken as a guidirig eovbael, and Ibc response Ttw casing hosrX vore. tatea w wiili the considentioavof. resolutions trom the various locals, and- a great 4eal of education ,fcftmd in their discus- sion, owing- to tie mass of business that-bad to be'ibandled, all Iho res- olutions bo reached, and those werfe left in the hands- committee (or the decision ot ihit Women for Pafrliament the really :bigvde'cislo'ns was arrived at in the adaption of a reso- Social-Democrats May Hitch Up With Bourgoise for a Stable Governm't BERLIN; Jan. German Social-Demo- cratic party polled more than votes In tht elections last Sun- day, according to the Fretheit, against In the last reichstag elec- tion. Twenty' added mandates would give them an absolute working majority in the national assembly. The Majority-Socialists are conceded to have received votes and the Indepen Jents under The strength of the radical's total vote, says the newspaper, is not' in- dicated by the 'number of mandates they polled as both wings of the by the election tactice of the Conservatives, Clericals and Niiional-Liberaie, who by combining their tickets, secured mandates which woultf not havs been secured had independent. The Schelde- manri and Haasc parties independently and by consolidating mandates they might have gained had they pooled their tickets, were lost. Vorwaerts> the organ of the Majority-Socialists, makes the significant suggestion of the possibility of effecting an active working union wHh the bourgeois democracy for the purpose of fortifying the constitutional foundations of the republic. Hudderefleld chamber -of j commerce 'Who's a copy ot the 18.19 issue- lutton-which e x plain s'jts elf. Rcsolveil yesterday. said h Also Co-Operate to Establish Christian University in JapJm TOHONTO, Jan. methods -were-considered by the cx- ecutlro committee of the Methodist lioanl of missions which 'concludes its wUh cost or livlnj white we view a large HK-asure of concern Uic restoration of open marhst that will make specu-, lating possible in Ihejiancllins of chief food products, yet >vc realize that the continuance of a fixed prlcp bear unduly on the niiua ITIIU, 11 luuon-waicn expiuins nuauiveu bo has just been received here, lists the: aal JMS convention forward-to the delibera yesterday. It was if hc'coutd ESC .'Stronger ol the Dominion Government tho request j'IccUert to" plar.c-tho work of organu- Indications ot festoritlon and .tjeTclpp- expeditionary forces in France rw- that the'ir recent enactnient bl the fed- the (o raise ment of trade in Great Brilaih'. There Geo. John Joseph Pershing. G.C.B." 1 prai for womert be so amend- IP five the'hands pf Iho lead- _ S-g in'Uio Dominion witli prbmiiient their heaU- The also re commend ed that the Sleibodiat church should co- iperate proposed establishment of a Ch'risfiati uniyorsitr in Japan.' The churches ot tho United States arc co- operating in 'this prpject, which will rank as' a first class university and will bo the [irat Christian institution ol its kind in Japan., on wheat customer, and ON PAOI 6) Jnn. ta under- stood that Premier Borden has been invited to represent ihQ .Dominion! st tne conference with retiresantaltvos 5.1 (he Kitsaian government ot Princess islands, is expected that this summer .the world tonnage afloat would bo equal to the pre-war tonnage. They might anticipate a very big slump in ship- ping rates. He thougbt it was a loir suggestion that the government shouirl restrict imports until manufacturers were established on a peace footing and it might be accepted by the gov- ernment. A ministry would shortly established and experienced men had already been invited'fn the board, The minister concluded by saying that strikes were the most difficult problfrfi which, must be faced anil sol red. LONDON, Jan, wireless at' >templs to bombard Reval, ital of from the sea, have resulted In complete according to reports rccejved here. Every vessel In tht fleet to have been sunk. (COSTIKUM OX 4V- plenty of trade 6'ulainahle in the: The'decoration given Gen. right of women Wprld, he Eaid. K It .was tho, deliberate by King George waa an honorary one sitlfri Ihc'boraintou'parliament.'on policy o[ the'governmcnl that reslric- and it was said the American com- cnVa! terms wi tTona and control removed 33 inander would not receive the title rsnldly as possible, hut the restric-.of "Sir" as he was not a British sub.- lions upon escorts must tm maintained iecL. hi respect to things vital to the in--( tcrosls of the Allied nations. Tli blockndc must also he maintained u: til peace was definitely secured. Thi government aUo proposed to speedily end the syEtem of priority, possibly early in March. Sir Albert said that thoro was more shipping available than cargoes, and it PARISj Jan. Recognition of Russia's- pre-war national deb't to France by the Lenine-Trotzky government will be one of tht first dis- at tha Princw Islands, should the leaders cept the-invitations of peace conference tc meet there. The UsjB of Force is Only Way to Crush Bolshevism S1MRE MEN JOBLESS JN THE UNITED STATES j New Story of man Soldiers Confirm the Stories are joblcu perian Premier against thes de- cisions of tile supremo council to call a conference of tho Russian factions 'We would be ,meu without 'honor arid wo accepted (or single moment a truce such as us, v.-hilo all that are dear arp in dan- ger of death by execu- tion or assassination or Slav death through the protest, says In part. "Tho interest of hqmanity. in gen- {Jemocracy in particular re (iulr.e.3 the establishment in HreaU .based OB the sorereigrfty per nHtiera fn-thti employ of UID iln Mining Company have agreed to accept ft, XAge: rfduc'ton of approii- nifttoly il per cent, It was? announc- ed toilay, vin ptflpreuco to working a day, Gompers Meets British' and Canadian Labor Mfn in Paris y j PARIS, Jan. Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation. of Labor, and other members ol Iho labor 'delegation now in Paris, had a conference Thursday night with Gus-, Lav Francq ana P. M. Draper, Ian labor leaders, and M. Jouhaux, and other' leadcra ot tho French Ubof eration. Mr. Gompers wants to have the lab' or leaders agree to the holding ot an-' inter-aillcd labor- conference in Patis i before tho Socialist and labor coavfta- lion at Berne, Jouhaux, Tirlille not opposed to a preliminary exchango among the allied labor lead- ers, pointed out that It -was impossible lo hold a meeting in Paria, He -saul that many allied delegates would -la unable to come to, Paris -before going to Uernc. It was finally, that thera should, be-an exchange of views next week between Ihe representatives ot the Canadian, Vrench, Britl4l and American labor federations. TR60P TRAINS of the iwoplc (reely, tho protest. THEWKATHER HiBh tow........................ Forecait: Fair and mjld, Twofrodp b s carrying cadets and men from the Eniprew of were ital led by itiow at At. Charles Junction, from here, owing heavy .mow. Food arid cuppliet Wen cut by military M that the are not TO FIQHT 'FLU AMONG INDIANS OTTAWA, aproprlatfonjOf hat bwrt made by thV lo .the 'Of 'fighting InfliWnin _ among In Airing' recent ;