Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta
tl KSDAV, Jl.'IA d. 1019 Vllli UiTHBHllHiE DAILY UKUAI I) I'ACiK NINE MILADI 1224 Id not understand the real elgnrtl- ance of the ballot.1, This Js not sur as Ihe instructions to take he vote reached Stratford on Sunday ad In some cases the rote was taken n Monday, thus leaving Insufficient me lor Ibe uJen to become fully in onned. "Oilier men of Ihe local unions thai raited longer Lo take the vote dec Id d against striking almost unanimous But, taking the result of the vot 11 over Canada, which, of course, The Great War Yeteraus' Aasocla (on finooaaccd lba( returned aul- jdlers lake no juri hi Lbe pro- it their comrades weve lelt n Uio They now add thai If ardon IB not gruiied by KXiday uighl he of ihe G'real War Vel- raas' will refralu from jkine pan In the receplluii tlo bo the Prince of when c comes lo London next Uclohor. There its, hqwerer, reason to beUeva hat the soldiers will released from Kc jull ID ample time to take pan iu ho peace celebration. i WASHINGTON', July chargu lljat .lajian secretly secured pledges from Grerft flrlialn. France, Italy and early in.1917; lhat in tlie peace soUlcmtat Shantung iipninsula Ehould for certain reasons be turned over to ihe government, -was made In ihe eenalc today by Senator Norrls, who produced what he declared lo- be copies of diplomatic correspondence embodying the prom- ises of Great Britain anil France. These pledges. Senator Nor rig declar- ed, fully exjilairfed the pressure which resulted in Shantung's transfer to Japan under, the. Versailles trealy, whose ratification by ihe senate, he asserted, wduld write "Ihe blackest page In Ibe nation's history." Great Britain's Influence in the mat- ter, he charged, was secured by he only result that ia effective, there of British claims tp tas a large majority In favor of slrik- in order Lo enforce the principle f mating ail clauses in Ihe Lent retroactive to May 1, oferee- U iioughl'likely lhat the-same, degree mlsunderstahtltnKJ regnrdliig Ibe real raCQnhig'ot Hie'vole eitslert else- rhere BS obtained in-Stratford. "A relatively small number ot olal member ship throughout Canada -otcd. In SlralWd inacuinlsls out ot-a total .oi..750, but the rote ivas llic con- ililution calls for balloLsrlieing fur- ilshcd by Iho International aecrclary- SD II was really only-an expression c( opinion. The result ot the vote not acnaunceclaotthe cicti or even to the execuLlvQK of the unions until recently. It would seem that the radical element on ihe negotiating committee thought.IL.would suit Iheir purposes belter to keep tbe result secret until they could it on the wzr board. and south of lor, H-JjIle France's aid was jjurcliased by a promise p[ the fohio government lo help draw'Chlnn into the war, 50 lhat German ships In Chinese harbors would he available for carrying troops aiifl provisions to France. The allege! documents ivere lishcd in'textual by the New York Times anU. oilier Anierlcan news- April 22, 1919. iu special from Paris. The Flag That's Braved a Thousand Years, the Battle and the Breeze JL was on June D lhat Die raUiVity war board addressed a. IcUer- lo Ihe g cqmmltlee proposing liirlher negotiatlona bo postponed un- til Ihe conclusion ol negotiation? iKcn "n in Ihe United Slates with the understanding 'lhat whatever i iii-rived nt would ho retro-active 10 1. The Secretary or Lho-negoiiatlnE committee replied staling abruptly that unless the war board continued negotiations! a strike vrould be called, as such hml ucen dccitlcd by rote of chc men. The roanlt of Iho "strike, here made IB Ihe first llrao. It onjinous. Tliia -position was mninlained, and lha strike called, llarke, -McKenna nnd Hiclinrtlsou, of Uio ricgdllaUng committee, opposed thisVlraslIc ncllon. Tlmy were out volod hy Johns, JIclolosli, Darls ftnrt McCann, nil of Winnipeg calling Hie strike 11 was adroilly slnted that of Iho lodges in Hie Unitctl Rtaica mictit not he villfag to grant strike pay on the strike. This fir it aroused Iho men'a suspicions because If the iriler- nttlonal harf sanctioned It, Why (lie reluctntice" lo grant strike pay? Then It-Traa revealed LrJaf Inlerriationnl had not sanctioned 'the strike. Iho radicals were not impressed And deter mined lo go alicafl ''with', the striked Clarke. McKcnn'a- and Hlctiard- son" wanted to know abqul'ul1 tliogc protesta. The executive core- rpltue of the Grand Trunk feral era fert eratlon hail been called lo meet in M on I real nnd a.sXeJ Id meet Ihe negot- iating' eominitiee. After the ciocu tive had mqt and aitua lion, they met Ihe negotiating com mllleo ami the executive's nrfeert ng- aJnJL calling the aa. did every ono of the seven members ol Ihe exec Utlve. They objected hccfiuse the atrlke vote bud heeu Improperly token liart not been sanctioned hy the inlenmtlonal. Tho' executive couJd no real objection lo suspending negolialiona as the war hoard. If tho outcome factory the executive reasoned there ivouli 31111 he lime to net vllb the divisions In Lho United The c.icciHlve Said they vouM n6t support the The U'lnnfjleg' ridlcols were lion-plusscd, hul Johns, Mfldnlnsli Davfo'votcri to go on1 (ho strike and pull ouL.aU Ihe, men they could, bill McCahn voted I wtlh'Clarke, Hlchanlsbn nnrt Thus a grnvn crisis for Canadlfiri trade unionism WRS ''avoided In the nick of Wiser counsels And saner mlmla menacing up- lienval that fonlronletl Iho .slinpmen. A (lefinJIft nnd rbnsfltiilJonAKvpIo will be. Taken boloro any more strike'calli Saturday will be the real Peace Celebration. We have wailed five long years for this day. The 'Flag' is the rallying point (or all true Britishers. It's true meaning lies very deep and near the heartv of all loyal citizens, ajid should be regarded as sacred. But we can certainly, with pride, Hang out the Flag.' Cotton Jacks ant) Ensigns.......20c to 95c each Wool Bunting Jacks, yds each Wool Bunting Jacks, 3 yds long 'each Wool Bunting Ensigns, yds each Wool Bunting Ensigns, 3 yds long... each x Crackers for the-Peace Banquet Siiitably'decorated Crackers in.. Allied .colors, packed in dozen cartons, to box ALLEGED WIRE-TAPPER WAS DISMISSED BUFFALO. N.V., MoSlierry. of York City, arraign- ed in the courily coart lierft on charge of grand Iri con- nection with the alleged wire Lapping! in Mich pel J. Coniiol tlfy him as a member of tlie wire- LaVplng gang. Connolly had a rogue's gallery picture ot tyrant Kirk, albs John McSherry, H3 one ol the Hwln.djcra, but not IdenlMs ILe-nian vfho was arraigneJ In court! J. GaUs, Klugston. la promoL- Ing a compaiij- Lo operate Ibe valuable ly, of Montreal, lost f 155.000, was dis-' peat'bogs on (he main Hue-or. tlie when Connolly [ailed.to' Jden- c. P. U. The militia de rtmenl h_ap been ndyised lhat the I loyal George, with 309 Canadian sold-i on I'oard .ae "well eight depen- 1 dun is, will reacli Halifax on or abbiU July 20. She 95 officers, 4Sa oilier ranks and 3C6 patlenla. The pat- ient. it is said, arc advanced _conval- The fJassfncatJoti of Ibc western officers and men, eiciusiVe ol paliants. _ Dispersal Area: Winnipeg Calgnry..... Vancouver Victoria Officers. Ranks. i 2 0 0 40 TEA Tliirly iKirbcrs of work when lold by quit tlielr employers tncy uted not expect an increase on July oth. in the Canadian Pacific Rockici Drinpng tr.A gloom of Wii JnH i uie JOO milci ihrotifh SHlMtlindi tn ind j-oa Uill by Spa- doaa hoUli ftj sodil Barff ind in ragged 'mOQ'nUin linp el Efnetild and old-world Victorii- Easy to Rtach VOR 1IIF011MAT10H IXH" If you want to find out which is really the best tea in CliBisiacJa, buy a package of Blue Ribbon and it won't take you Ipng to decide. Kerens Mphey For You! 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