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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME XII. LKTHBltlDOE, ALBEHTA.' WKDXESIMY. JANTAKY 29, IflHI M'MBEH U DIVERGENT VIEWS ON COLONIES QUESTION Group of Russian Factions Unite on Statement Setting Forth Aspirations o{ Best Elements of Russia. PARIS, Jan. Pressl IMMIGRATldN FROM U. S. WILL HE COOD OTTAWA, Jin. cut- leak for United SUtci Immlgri- ttan to better now than for four yun, stated W. J. White, Intptotor of Canadian Immigration In the Unit- ed Huge Project Will fee Discussed Govcrnmcni Commis- sioner of Irrigation promises to lie one of most important meetings llie yesr Poll Heaviest Small! looking lt> the future development Endeavoring to Reconcile Divergent Views on Colonies Question and Also to Satisfy Ideals of President Wilson Vote is I'olltd, How- ever .AMSTEHDASI, .lau. The work of" counting the vole cast in Iho Prus- what, in principle, is a document call c-d "A Conference of RuMlan Ambaesa nrl prosperity of bouthonl Alberta will lie lie.'il at HarmoiKl on Thurs- day afternoon ot liiU week, when farmers, nuichors an'J others interest- ed will gallier to discuss xvilli 1'. II. Peters, commissioner ft iirSfctiiion, re- clamation service branch, the irholo question of the extension ot irrigation I partial return" show (hat Ihe Raymonil, Stirling, dors and Bu.ilneesmen in Paris." The Hy-Soelallst vole was cut down In K-5W Skift, Foremost, dcclaMllon-ays ills object of the COM- the larger towns, accM-ding to Edvicos tlmm other'districts south and from Berlin. Tho Itdepenclent-boclat. j c( uie city lu Ihe hope thai fsts mnno galni, a result of machinery ui.iy Ije set in nsolion for the early irrigation ot a tract- 01 uuti acres pronounced the iirlga- lion In-aiU'h to he irritable from the waters of the Helly and Si. rivers. Those in the south Terence was to defend the rights and interest 'of Russia by pro- claiming, in the name and by Ihe or- propaganda carried on after the der of the United governments o! shootlnB of Dr. Karl Ltc'Jteecht and liiissla the principles 'by which the losa LMiemburs, H Is Relieved that nation's policv will be in.plreo." the Social-Democrat party, led by "No matter when order is reitored Philipp Sdiledemann, will be tho ..........________ lu the declaration continues, strongest In Uio Prussian parliament. 3rc inlcresieil in the project "this order can not lo founded on the The next party fn strength will be j nccn working for some principles which formed tho basis of tho Democrats, wttli the Chris linn llme (o arrange llie meeting, and they the ancient regime. It ia hard to (or- Pcople'a formerly tlie Ontrisls, ,M Terj, enthusiastic over the out- mulatc precisely, for the, present, whal ranking ihirtt. come. ihe aclual constitution of Russia will j VoU v M Powelson, ot Raymond, who be, but it Is possible to formulate the ot ,nc jnle 1110VCM Oc the lirlnclples which will form the basis Jon. was tiic city yeslerday ot thn democratic organization of Kus- winter weather ami an loM JieraW thal Lelii- These principles are-, unusually large number of "stay-at-1 hrla.e faanl ot Trade was lendicg "The--new legal order nititl he homes" may hive been responsible Mlmwx and wouW he represent- founded on Uie sovereignty o! tho for the small rote la the I'rtirflan (L nuchauan, pcoplt, who will exerctEO their, power tioot on Sunday, as compared with the -M to ,tt'end, through of their own hallottlnz for ihe national assembly busine5s meil Md farmers in tlie district who arc anxious to see irrigation in the Lethuridge district extended are also invited lo atlend. At tbe meeting it is expected thai Mr. Peters will lie ahle to place be- fore the gathering some- figures, as .to. the probable, cost per acre ot ihe mon- ster project, along with some excel- lent sidvlce as to method ol proceeding to interest ihe government to'undertake the work. Altogether, the project wlien completed would cost somewhere' between seven and ten million dollars, it is thought, and v-ould make the irrigation dlstricl east, southeast and sfl'.uh ot Lethbridge cover an.area of more than. acres. BULLETINS RECOGNIZE FINLAND AS INDEPENDENT NATION PARIS, Jan, French govern tnenl, according to the Journal, hai proposed to the pow- ers that Finland recognized ae an Independent 'nation. PEASANT REVOLT VIENNA, JBII. peasant .revolution has broken out over the length and breadth of Ru- mania, according to dispatches irom Budapert. A simultaneous rising occurred In all the villages at a fixed hour on Saturday. AID SMALL FARMERS Press, via gov- ernment has announced that U wilt provide'a subsidy amounting to minions sterling tor the purpose ofeslablishlng smalt agri- cultural holdings men dis- charged from the army. British War Cabinet Meets in Endeavor to Overcome Diverg- Also Endeavor to Reach Conclusion Winch Will Satisfy Wilson's Ideals. thai Till be responsible lo Ihe etfht ago. JUok o! polling- places people and will guarantee to them forced to siaud the unallcnabilily o! their sovereign- In line for hours, and this, combined Capital and Labor "Xo dtftereiico he made lie- a lessening of. enthusiasm, result- ed lu a deiecllon among the hour- geolse Totcrs, .who. apparently were _ a Uie people's prerogatives and satisfied to Icare the field to both There, will be equal- wings of.the party. class V______ Hy for all eyes of tha law and Up lo 3- o'clock today the results re- free accesVl'o all tile-degrees ot tM ported 8hawed't'nai'.the7Sociat-Derho- jiolltlul aiid social scale. crats a.We'leid In.Oreater Her- devflopinenl of jiroduc- ifn'. were already-credited ing forces j the encouragement of all with tWo-thirda of the seals'in tho new private initiative -arid all measures parliament. The Democrats, clericals, likely lo attract capital Into tha couh- Conservatives and try. At tho same time the state must will divide up the remainder. adopt all measures to safeguard1 for ------'------------------r- Iho'laboring classes all the economic and social experience accumulated by interoalional practice. Agriculture "The most Important uuostion must lie the settlement ot the. agricultural problem, which, to atlatn social peace, must bo solved in the interest of the large masses. "During the revolution a disorder- ly movement took place on the pnrt of the peasants who look possession of the land. This exceptional situa- tion demands exceptional means for dealing with It, bill to return to the indent slate ot affairs is impossible. BBRXE, Jan. Peasants musl own more land lhan under Iho terms of President Wilaon'5 hitherto, bui'ifor the present slate of H has a right lo self-detcrmiu- unarchy there must bu sultmllled atlon and a right to join Germany, de- Karl Seifz Seta Forth Ihe Claims of German-Austria As He Sws Until Country is Back to Nor- mal- and Question Can lie Given Proper Attention an. 2S. "The manufac- .urers, who formed Qanadfau In iuslry t Aitoi- jicace to--Trar are n afraid of the of transforming bacfc war to iieace, but they ask- for liberty to deroie their cnerg> to Its accompli eh nient. the Canadian Manufac turers' .Association believes that the country sltouftt concentrate on the one (ash- of returning to peace con witb all Ha attendants, and leave the highly controversial prnb Icni-ot tariff revision to a time when it .can be givon tho undivided atteu tiou it above is the attitude of the monutttcturera of. Canada on the question, according to a statement Is sued today liy Hie gc-neral manager o the Canadian Manufacturers' Asaocla (ion in reply to tlio western grain growers, prepared according in ptructlons given the esecn cdimcll of ihe association at Its las some legal j dared Karl Softs, pregldont of the Gsr- The declaration conthiuea by advo-lrnan-'Anstnan national assembly, (n a eating "administrative decentraliza- and recalls that after the revo- lution o! 1917 the new Russia pro- statement to the Associated Press. He declared that U was impossible to form a federation on the Danube claimed the Independence of Poland; from discordant-: element of Hiinsar- wid revised tho ties uniting Russia' lans, Poles, Czechs, Slavs and Ger- and Poland. At Dint time 11 ia said maos. Herr Seitz called attention lo the autonomy ot the Baltic peoples was urged.. The declaration concludes hy sa3'- ''Russia pledges herself to ful- what lie called the injustice- of allow ing the Czechs to nbsorh. Cernian Uohemta and Ihe Italians to south Tyrol. The Germans and Aus- tho obligation arlilng from triaui, he added, would novcr accept 3 she concluded, hut claims Ihe ellher snlulion, bul would liear either 'right lo be Indemnified liy the enemy as a hftted yoke with the firm for damages sustained during the to shake It off at the first opportunity, which caused her hcav? The Danube confederation was ipumed by Herr Seltz as utierly uti- Ic chiefly, because n'dlher the Czechs nor the Poles and lent of all the .Tugo-Slars would con- to or consider the uniform laws which would be absolutely essential. He confirmed the disclosures recent- ly made hy Dr. Ilaucr, foreign tcr ot Oerman-Auslrla, that Austrta- lluagtry purposely had trained Ihe Serbian ultimatum In tucli a way as lo make It The state- ment says seven drafts of the itltl. malura were made and a nnal and sallafaclory one was framed. Probably this is a malter of record In Vlc-nnn, according PROHIBIT WASHINGTON, Jan. hltion of Immlflratlon for four after the war, except Cubar Mexico, Canada and New- foundland, adopted unini today by ihe houee Immf- gruUon VICTOniA, a letter la' .Tcmisr Oliver received today, Wade, K.C., agcnt-Kencral for. lirit- sli Ooluinbia in cites of people. Tho provonU Includ- ed elections -far the na- tional assembly and lu (he mitnber of mcniber! of the gorvm- from BOTCD (o Nominate Prince Max For President German Republic AMSTERDAM, Jan., Maximilian of Baden, the former German imperial will be nominated by the Democrats and the, Qerman Democrats as their candidate for the presi- dency ot the German' republic, according to A Berlin dispatch printed In I the Neutt Journal of Vienna, THREE DROWNED (JUKIIEC, Que.. Jan. men were drowned ntionl I o'clock (his morning when a Canadian Pacific Railway sivitcli engine jumped otf the Point a Carfy wharf In tha harbor, whtle In the net of -taking freight cars off MIC car ferry, H'Jiich plleg between' and Quebec. None o{ tho bod-1 les have been recovered. i RESPECT TO EX-KAISER LONDON'.. Jan. school' students paraded the streets of Dre-; men on Monday carrying Mack. red and while flags. Twenty of tticm.j when, arrested, declared tho demon-j stratfon to one-of respect (or former emperor, according lo a Cen- tral News rtlspalch from Copenhagen. expected thai Ihe period during which such tractors are on list will be further extended. >THE WEATHER High LOW 65 Mmewhat LONDON, Jan. cost of the war lo Great Sritain was.ap- proximalely' declared Sir E. H. Holdnn today at 'the annual meeting of the London City and Midland Bank, of which be is director. Of this turn was lent to 1114 .-.IIUs. Germany's war coat, he catd, was of which only. was lent to her allies. Added to this were the debts the seveial German st-ilea. HMNIPROCLAIID WASHINQTON, Jan. of the prohibition amendment to tho federal constitution effective Jan. J6, 1920, waa prctlilmed In a proclamation signed the ttate department by acting Secretary polk, chief causes bf 'present.analehj in the indualrial circles of Great'Brit- ain. Mr. TCoberU, who is a veto-ran labor1 leader anii who was recently miniates of labor, said: "It is time Ihat anloti leaders mailo a definite and determined stand If subordinates refuse te honor their leaders' agreements, t'tie leaders must Unfortunalely, too mauylead- ers are not free men. Tlie modern' Idea iv Ihal a Irade union official ei- l3t3 only to carry, out the belie is of any temporarily dominant That is one of the chief causes ofjlhu present anarchy and. oflen prevents officials trom following Ihe. dictates of their convictions. "I know many union leaders who arrt very seriously alarmed at the poss- ible effect of deraawls now being inadn regardless of the corresponding need, tor an improved organization and i higher efficiency among workers, but their position of dependence prevents" them'from taking a lead, which they1 know io tie-vital to the-nado-a' ests. They know; that anything detri- mental to national interests must .ulti- mately mean disaster to tiic whola working class, nut they do not lo speak thelr'mlnds. "There musl be a fight between rev-r olution and reconstruction. 1C younf Moods are allowed lo smash'.the trades union organizations, we will hare tn face a lone period of Industrial chaoa and a long process of disillusionment, The end of this will find Ihe workers infinitely worse off lhan Ihey are to- day. Labor's demands can not aver: I be completely realized without I iency of production. I greatly dep 6m Ihe weakness of those leaders who fall lo recognize Iheir responsibility.'' Clyde Strike Eerlout j LONDON, Jan. on the Clyde was re-ported -today to he growing more serious. Almost all hig shipyards and engineering wor.xi. :aro on the verge of closing are carrying their work on wflh amalt. forces, i Tho strikers say that, their object 'is lo "remodel trades unionism and. to-' 'establish ou a national oasis Iho 1 icy 'of direct action." The) say Ihy strike Is an example. 1 'Discourage Violence i LO.NDOX, Jan. 29.--Tho Belfast {strike'committee, .whfcTi hblds fro- inenso iiower, has taken upon itself, wllli the Involunlarj'-acqulescencs oi the civic autlibrUles, some' 6f the it- tributes of an "Induslrlal Belfast correspondent of the- Man- chester Guardian reports. The committee, It ta added, tt Ulsconraf iing violenci. u ;