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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME Ml. AL.UEIYVA. AVliUMCSD.VV, JUNK 11. 1'Jl'J Final Treaty to Germans Will be Little Chan MENLEAVE HoUBCuivei In l-elhuridee agu- atcO over llie price of milk. Non that looi ciass In the pastures has re- lieved lUo feoO jilualion, tho IIOUBO- wlla think! it Is to hear sorne- thins about a healthy reduction in J milk prices. jWiimipeg Strike Burning Wire Service Resumed at Noon Situation in Manitoba.Capital Rapidly Assuming Normal Cpn-j U.S. LABOR MEN ditions-Big Strike of U. S. Telegraphers Today NQW c Reparations' Clause Will Be Practically as Before-No Se T. Sum Firm Against Admission ol SINNFEINERS ELATED OVER ACTION IN U.S. um ame-emence Huns to League of Nation-Eastern Boundariesi of Ger-j many and Belgian Frontier Questions Hold Up Pact. 1 PARIS, June reply U the German agreed upon by the peace confer- ence head, refuses the German requeit for a mandate for the former German colonies, it was learned today. WON'T CHANGE REPARATION CLAUSE PARIS, June the As- soclsled an- V-_ made after the the council of four this afternoon thai there were poi.l- bllitlei of a-comparatively early tho reply to Germany. It was said an agreement In prin- ciple was reached on the repira- lloni clauses to (he elfect that no definite eum to be paid by Ger- many will be in the treaty and'that the questions would be left virtually as in the original draft. In French circles it was said to- day that the treaty ss again sub- mitted to the Germans will be much less changed than hat been generally supposed. CTemenceai! Firm PARIS, June the Assoclal Pre's V-Thn determination o! Franco not-to consent to only ma, tr la I changes' in thc wl1 dotted today alter the meeting-of the council o to" and-various commissions which Inl rd 'o reach 'any decision In the dead fork on'Mhe Important; polulso which-differences op.nlon hare (on or tbat concerning the loll." western frontier has been roarteJ I s sail Ihit Ibo Silesia situation Is tied up with tho difflcaltv ot holding a pleblsclto without silled intervention, no troops being available lor the nur- _____ PtRIS. June signing of the peace treaty by Germany betore July 1 aid its ratification by the var- ious parliaments ucforo Aug. 1 prophesied by tho Echo de Pans. It Is said the answer to Ibe counter- proposals Is lo bo handed over prob- ablv OH Wday. "Tbo course of Ibo Germans. II thinks, will be to replace the Echiederoaim government bv an- other in case the, present eovernmcnt determines not to sign tho terms as the allies finally present them. To the Editor, l.othbrldEC Itertld. Dear Will you please Insert the follow- ins question In your paper as scon S3 I convenient. "Wav- do we stil! get only seven quarts'of milk for 51.00, when the pries Ihe creameries pay the farmers, lias been reduced almost one holt, since April in." The Women's Civic Club. F. C. IIAVn, LONDON, June Fein hopes, already elated by the Un- Slates senate's resolution, have been re-stimulated, the Dally Mall's Dublin correspon- dent by" a-statement from tht Freeman's Journal, in Paris, thai President Wilson has intimated an intention to receive Messrs Walsh and Dunne. Sinn Feiners believe'thii ig due lo the senate1! action. Ljtiihc ui i M Off Service With States' Pomls-Railway Strike Next; Tuesday Would Dislocate Business More Than Leg! Strike Has Done. NEW YORK FIHM GETS CALCARV TREASURY MOTES OAI.QAHV. Juna ll.-Wlth "von firms Mddlns on lha cily'J Issue o jl treasury notes, the bid or the company, or New York at was accepted yester- day by tho special meeting o( tbe fin- ance'committee called to open the bids and will be recommended to Ite coun- cil.. NO DOUBT THE U.F.A. WILL.RESENT THIS! June, ll.-rllolshe- -j vik lorce.i on Monday, captured. Ufa' OLC of" Uio cliles.'recent- i- Jy likeii by Iroobs.of th'-nh rinrn I'loisTcin Ihe eastern boundaries of Germany, the .llclgian ironller and walerwa'ya and harbors. Tho a ctato ot tho proceedings m.kr-s il dlt ricilH lo accept the optimistic stale- leiis ol various members ot dera- tions lhal nu agreemenl on Iho rep s lo the German counter-proposals be reached speedily. Premier Clemcncenu is fii-m in his retinal lo asrco to Iho ad- Kpictiak.'.aLler'.ltrret! days ol lighting, accord- Ing IO-B .Itusfilan-wireless dls- patch received here today, jj. .y n A A t ff I'AIUS. June labor crisis v.-Jilcb waa suspended over Ihe Tcnla- coital holidays became acuto again to- day. Numerous meetings were lo bo beid today by labor organjzalioas. in- eluding Ihc metal workers, llie trans-] [lorlation workers, the I'aris railway- men, the national council .of the min- ers' fcileralioTif HIP. executivo commit- tee ol Ihc- general tabor .federation and the congress of registered sea- men. The extremists arc seeking lo turn ho strike into a political movement, thilo tlie conservatives condemn such polU'j as plnying into the hanils of he government. Tlie general labor edcralion in its announcement that he executive committee will tried to- light .to study Uic situation denounces complicity and Ihc process pi Intimidation and repression now in preparation." BRITISH SUB. BELIEVED LOST WITH ALL HANDS LONDON, June admir- ally announced today that a Brit- ish submarine Baltic Sea has been missing slnca June 4. and it presumed to have- been lost wilh all hands. Announcement Made in Hoiisu This Afternoon lly The Premier SAYS SITUATION (iULTE Strike Situation in Tabloid Winnipeg strike rapidly, ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.. labor today went on record againit war-time prohi- bition and In favor of Ihe exemp. lion of oer cent, beer from both the War Time Prohibition >cl and II" federal prohibition amendment, in a resolution adopt- ed by the American Federation o( Labor. The resolution was carried by an overwhelming majority. It pro- vlded that a strong protest em- bo'dying its essential points be sent to" President Wilson and con- gress. Humors were about tbo islreets this morning that there had I been a serious clash between ihe j strikers' and the citizens In Winnipeg lliat thei- understand German n? cho ogr etter than ,he allies anil KJllJ, wi.l the of tho Qcrman-i. during Hi" L351 lm week, menus. They bay they how much thl, arrogance: would be Increased If tbe peace conference Snilil vicld-lo Ilia German- demands Tho reparations polllon ot replv, which has Veen completed and V. C. MAN SEVERELY INJURED IN CLASH WITH 'PEG STRIKERS WIXX1PEO. June he first really serious conlllct be- ween, retiirncil- soldier couatablcs, process, eiplaluing lhal It able arrangement. Big Fo'jr Acl Alone I'AHIS. June, Is general discussion In conference ci o'lcs whclhcr a plenary session wi hVcalk-d lo consider llio reply I Ihc German counterproposals vhetlier Iho his tour will send ,1.1 rnrllv ID VCTJOlllCS WllllOllt TofOrCnC Io other nations. So Indication o Ihe proceil'.ire' lo bo adopted is turned Inf duty had repented their ac- tion nnill ap.iln throwu in their lot with Iho strikers. line banged, me rui.u definitions and "plana- I ons-ol ccrU-vin clauses which, in Ihe ellcf of some elemen.s c.mfer- cncc become virtually parl of he irealy Hsclf, cnlllllnK consideration by till psrllcs Involved. Leave II to Commission I'AIUS. Juno H.-Tlie only vital change thai will bo sucscslcd M 'ho comraillco whlcb has been studying the flnnndal'clanses cif Iho peace irenlV In Iho-light "I tlcr.nan cd.intei-.proposnls IB that the commit- icu on reparations nmy bo filvcn a wider latitude and ccrla'.n nry powers In determining tho 130 lo be mnilc oftbo'nioncy paid by alliellc strike. Is being reorganized One ot Uio best pieces of news of ot the Canadian Press opened at noon after being closed since This means that an unbiased report, j ot Ihc strike situation in the Manitoba capita! will be available daily from this time forward. Edmonton and. Calgary newspapers will also be con-: necled and'reports [be circuit once more.; from' those cities will be tlie diy is io es that the Winnipeg office in province receiving the leased wire service, owing tlie fact lhal: no sympatbeli: M'ikc was called here.. The'threatened strike q[ the macn'.n- i ists on Iho C.I'.lt.'-lud oilier nest Tueiciay is lUfe.ly-lo-.rm it is thought In before It comes lo u head. If It should i materialize, however, il would, liavc I a wore paralyzing effect than the m- strike has hail in Ihe whole four weeks il has been In progress. Wires in U.S. Tied Up by Big Strike of All Telegraphers of Austrian (inn Has Gone Hack To Vienna June lO.-CAssotiated progress is being made in the'dratling of tue miss ing articles ot Ihe 'treaty with Austria, owing, to Ihe greater nr- KCUCV of completing negotiation? with'the One official who 1s working on Ibe Austrian f ashed today when the rest TH- umVnary would be .avail- able.' replied: "There may nol ho i'ny more. Tho more-now apparently Ihan Hi r are able to sigo." The same-waiting altitude is observed regarding the Hungar- ian-'treaty, parti of which are identical wllh Iho German, and Austrian treaty, and arc already in print. x Back To Vienna ST. June fessor llcnrlch Ijammasch, former Austrian premier1 and one of tlie principal Austrian delegates to tlie 'peace congress., left tonight for Vienna with a dozen, attaches 'of the Austrian peace delegalion. :np'al'on and Ihe next would1 be Iho n-ivmtiils (or reparations, l.ndcr the Tov-lsdil' Plan "lllr committee hasjicei authorized In ndjusl nice emergencies. Peace Atmosphere Pessimistic I'AHl (our me was uems currcnce of Ihe slrccl flgbllns In nn aculo form will result in tbo mllllla icing called out, Mnyor .Gray ah- lonnccd al Iho city hall nl nooli. The mayor staled Ihat he had been severe- y crfl'clzcd for 'nol obtaining mili- tary intervention yesterday. Ho de- clared Ihat durlne Iho Iroublo hr mllllnry flljlricl and Col. Stearnn In.command of IK local unit nf Iho llosal Sorlhwfsi. Mounted police. All asrocd that Ihi lime was nol ycl (of sn.'.h drasl't ncllon. Alllinnjli It Is known lhal a larc... number of union nieh have returned lo in- days, U Is very jili.'ficnll lo nil tu'.curatn call- Limited, will nol tolerate interference, by Its telegraphers in Ihe con-luct of lis news services and that Iho function of tbe telegraphed begins ana ends with the sending or copying'q! the dispatches prepaicd by its responsible editors and correspondents. In view of Uio (act thai certain operators who olhcnviso hnd remained loyal to their agreement had refusod lo copy matter rearing on llio strike situation In Win- nipeg and elsewhere, il wna consider. cil essential thai this principle be as- sented to without fiiuillficallon by Itie whole body of operators ol the weat- mi division. This now has been dono lo Uio.satisfaction of the association's ofnclnliSln Iho west nnd following thai Iho striking operators are pMmlttci keys, lie strike tl.cre since Crew of Australian Liner Re- fuses Work Wilh Volunteer Longshoremen VAXCOUVBII, June is dcclaredlo he. (lie first break in live .inks of the strikers took place this nornlng when a number of brewery workers jvc.nl back to Ihelr Jobs. Oth- erwise no now ilevelopmenls werj re- ported al the l.ahor Temple today. The civic outside employees are in session Ihl! afternoon nl the Labor Temple The civic employees mot asl night nml decided lo fake no sc- lion tonard Ihe Mrlke pending devcl- nl" Vailing of llio Ailstrallan lino Mokura, set tor' loilay, has been post- poned. Unloading haa nol been com- menced on Ibe valuable cargo of mill- tou .broujht In by vessel from ou .o Auslralla. Tho men! may havo lo go bacv lo Australia unless Iho alllluds ot the longshoremen can be changed The crew of the Makilra rsfdses to permit volunteer longshoremen lo re to rclurn lo Ihclr fl above. mo..o ihe mutton cargo, which Is uail The above ls'II.0 first omciM Can- CotmMs, adail Tress dispatch eenl out Wlnlilneg on May l.Mh. CHICAGO, June nl- lion-wide strike of, commercial telegraphers called by S. J. Konen- kamp, president of the telegraph- ers' union, hecsme effective al 7 o'clock Ibis morning, cenlrll lime. The companies against which the 'strike is. called Include Ihe Western Union Telearaph Com- pany, the Postal-Telegraph Com- pany, Ihe American Telegraph and Telephone Company, and a number of small com- panies in various parts of the country. Union officials eilimat- ed thai teleoraphers vreuld le'ave their keys during the day and thai on June 16 more Ihan 100000 electrical workers would Co on strike, while officials of the telegraph companies asserted that no such number of employees were Involved. Western Union of- ficials, said that only a few of their (employees were members of tho' Commercial Telegraphers Union of Americi, and business over Iheir lines would not be ma- terially effected by the strike. (The Issues Involved In the strike include Ihe right lo organize, bar. oain collectively, wan.es and work- Ing, condition's. A 'dispatch from Omaha, Ne- brjtka, early this bernlnii, which Elated that the lelejraphers In tho Western Union and Postal offices walked, out at midnight, was later denlsi, 11 was said by officials of Ihe companies lhal none of iKeir employees had work. Konenkamp lo Gimpers karap yesterday senl Ih'e following _ nrrtci- for because the employers doubt our strength. Hut I feel conlident we will surprise Ihe nation by tomor row's response. "I-earnestly ask tne convention now In session to take some action lo help us destroy the worst labor autocracy this country has ever known." it was announced that Montgomery rouhl'y, Illinois, Telephone and Tele- graph Company Tuesday signed .lie new agreement. Ihns ending a slrlln! between lc-0 and 200 workers had been in progress sis days. Going Oul Slowly CHICAGO, June aflcr Ihc hour set for Ihc men to strike, 1'resi- I dont Konenkamp f aid lhal il prob- ably would he iwo or three days be- 1 of the strike Tlio Canadian I'nclfle Railway ro ports thai halt Ihcir staff of trcigbl fore Ihe lull strengt was known. Reports Indicated, be salu, Ihat men were golug out already, lie cslimatej Ihat in this, dislrjcl, composing Illinois and part of Indiana and Wdconsra, aboul Z.H'O men ot both the Western I'nlon and the ros fal companies would .strike. In Chic ail) alone, by expected SOO to 1.005 to be oul. n. ce Atmosphere Pessimistic number o( union meh have retu S Tlie cnnucjl.. of KOrN in llio just few days, U cl today amid nn ili.'licnll lo make, nil (ii'.curat o Mcmbcra of the clllrpns' rom- ,f cspresjerl Ihu.onlnlnn nn.iilcMul'c pessimism liver I'.io V-irircr nucstlons of pca'co tinklnc still unsolved. ;i'Wi from 35 to 10 per cent, of Ihe It H miilprstootl tint I'remliT I'lr-i-.i- hud nhanilonc-I iho nfj' ,-aronu "nl nweil (rom hi, ,wl- rir'ko and Inel, lo ho r Jj. MUlcuii'iil of Mi. ailAn ..'IMC nrilK- lircmm ulio LINEMAN KILLED IN .CLASH DALLAS DALLAS. Texas, June J Fisher, -i non-union lineman, cm- ployed by the Dallas Light and N Company, was shot anrl killed In a clash hero today be- tween strikers' sympathisers .inrl ijon union men laXInj th? ji.asepi. of tlrlkino empluycts of th; pany pora i.i I handlers, which' union -Joined Ihe j strike yeslerdny, are on Ihe Job to- nny. comprising men who did nol an- swor'tlio' slrlko mil and some who returned lo work a tew hours Idleness- The suppjy throughout Ibe city continues fiood. butchers and me'nl r.utlers mccl.lonlBhl to discuss llio proposal ihnl permission bo asked ot Iho strike committee.for this tin- Itiu'sirclnrn lo work. The meat cul- lers arc saH lo favor n rttiirn to work. ap telegram lo Samuel. Conipers, preti- .IMU of the American Vederal on ol Labor, which Is session al Allanlle "ccommercial telegraphers ol Ihe tlnllid SUIes will Jlrlke Wednea lay for Ihe freedom of rlghl lo or ganlJC inio Irado.unions and lo bar- gain collectively. .The all Hide of Iho wlro admlnlstrlllon under liurlc son and hla roslorlng President Carl ton lo control.ot ifie Vesloni Lnlon for the .purpose ot destroying u makes (his slrlko ar aware ol Iho promfscs made 1e> us by Ihe government. You know Ihey were vlnlnled. 'JlcilMlion, conciliation am aroltroiloii hivvo nol heen nvallahl Mont, June big- event lo which settlers on Ibis bench have been looking forward to or years, has lo pass. The Oreelleld bench lands are actually ng Irrigated Irom tbc- works ot Ihe Sun river project. The water was lamed bulo the lands ot .this bench (or Ihe tint lime on Saturday, short- ly after hoon, and It. was a Ihrilllng occasion 'for oil here, for sll rtallie Ihat In Irrigation lies the hone of the community. As one man put-H, the comtminlly Is now on "Ihe.up-grade. The tirsl land to be Irrigated waa the Elmer Gcnger farm, Just wtsl ofKal- llcld. hufsevcral olher. local' faTiMqi- liavc also'mado a start. All'lhc (nrnl era nro actively mating ditches will slarl'irrigating aK'soo.n as wale- Is available for them. June .Cnren reply.. lo Ihe demand made by Marshal Koch on .May 2S regarding- Ihc, maintenance of .Ger- man forces in Uthuanla and LfclUa. north of a certain line- Ucrmany has presumed a "note'to the allied armis- tice commission ai-Spa asserting thai, according ttf Afllclo XII- of Ihe armis- tice Germany has the right to carry out a withdrawal, which-has already begun, in llio regions formerly belong- ing lo Itussia. The German note says that G'crmnny floes nol object to abandoning Ibe of the, line' marked out Tlie systematic evacuation ot Lithu- ania and l.elvla. It adds., probably .will be Ilnishcd in six to eight weeks. Gen. von Der Oollz, tbe Corinan command- er in thai part ol Russia, has_ ccived orders nol lo Interfere In In- ternal affairs of.I.etvla. Itegardlne I llio concentration of Iroops mention--.- ed by Koch, tho derman rc; ply says II Is only a question of unils> whlch'sincB have bton removed from Ibe-lJalllc. provinces. "Arl'ds .Ml.. the armistice says: German troops at present ns Ihc (crrilorlcSfWliich before (he mvr belonged lo itussia shall IIRewlse with- iiciDngvu iu iiuoajti draw 'wllbln the frontiers 61 Germany defined ns nbove, as soon as the al- lies. Inking account Iho lnlern.il situation of these territories, shall de-, cidc thai Ihe time lor this U. S. TPOOP8 FROKI ARCHANGEL AHCIIAXOEL, Jiine Ihe As- sociated last unit Of the United plates Iroops on. the front from south of Archangel, except were wllbflrawn lodaj1 f.nil will salt for jtonie next Sunday. Thy include Ihe remaining' cbnipanics of Ibo the 337th alfibuV; nn'tc itud n'medical detachment..'. ;