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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta _ _____ _____ VOLUME Xll; _ _ T MEDIATION PROCEEDlNGSMOKENWlN _ ____ DENY HOLY SEE TO AID AUSTRIAN MONARCHY HOME. Juno Hcports tbat Iho Holy See might par- ticipate in asserted attempts ut a. monarchical restoration In Austria are officially denied at the Vatican, according lo Ibo Osscrvatore liomauo, Ibc semi- oBlcial organ til the -vallcau. Communist Government In Austria On Sunday s serious. FRANCE HAVING A DRY HOT SPELL I'AltlS. June had li'.-i-ii virtually without r.iin for ;i) days, the prolonscd draught causing Ihe drying uii of iron, Tcjc-tables. auj Iruiis ami causing a. sharp advatue in prices. Today bade fair lu be ;bo hottest oi Ibo season in I'aris. The temperature was S'i de- grees fobrenlieit yeilfro'uy anil the inikations wrc that il would so 90 lo-Juy. Do Nnlions at War WilLi H S1ill Kegard Turkey as a Nation? Allied Reply Will be Ready oa Saturda Huns Given Five New Turn of Affairs At Winnipeg Makes A Serious Situation _ _________ i WINNIPEG, June work of tlie mediation com- mittee of the railway brotherhoods has been-unproductive in .settling the dispute in, the metal trades, which was the startincr the general strike here. Last nichtH. C. Barker, chairman of the committee, said, that both the managers of the metal contract shops and the men had been notified lhat they could not see that anything could be accomplished by continuing the negotiations any longer., FORMER LORD MAYOR LONDON, BADLY SHAKEN Juno adian Associated Sir C'liarle.i Hanson, former lord mayor of London, and vrell- Canadian financier, was knocked down on t'icca- dlly street ;oday by a motor lorry and severely shaken. Sir Charles is 73 years old. TUKKS CO JUNG TO j -PARIS i I'uris, June 11 (Associated Press) j is slill clouded in) Scoured Th: optimism of sheepmen In the tiiitrict 'In regard to wool piiccs has been fortified by a first lomofrpvv. II seems Iini'ossHi'.e to learn from any members of lhe au.ed delegations exactly what plans, if any have been outlined for dealing wlih Turkey. In fact, it has been Impossible to learn whether Turkey- Is still regarded as a nation and whether the nations which were at Icnlo 'delegations that Ilie Turks arc Hon.- They "come as consultants, or expert not. -is plenlnoUta- liarics. '.It is reported lhal tlie dele- Ealioii is cqu' In ils sym- pathies for.Prance.apd.for Great Bri- tain.-' France' Hrltain are. now in'conlrpt' fl) Cooslanlinoplo. .-llvis rcnprleil in... Ports tlmt under' lhe British and" Trench censorship, ttic Turkish newspapers are not .permit- 'led to publish'news which might cre- ate 'sentiment for granting aiandatorles to any other country. Turkey in Asia is now thoroughly Jominalcd by OreeK, Italian and Brit- Ish troops, and Hie feeling is grow- ing In ParisHhal lhe partilion of Tur- key is an accomplished fact. Commission Will Deal With Dutch-Belgian Boundary j Questions. June increasing belief m peace j the Canadian Cc-optrstive Toronto at the very encouraging of psr pound fs'r pounds of wool on a scoured basis. The offer covers fine staple rnd mcdiurn staple. Al- lowing 55 per cent for shrinkage, which is a percentage, this brings the price of wool in the prease of74.25 cents per pound. The shearing, is showing very good results, everything being in fine shape. .Five carloads have been to Toronto. Issue Statement WINNIPEG, Juno E. Uarker, dufinaau of the railway brolber- TiK-illat.'oii board, which has difficulties Chief MacPherson Dismissed Cblef ot Police Clirts Sow- ion, appointed last to take tlie of DonaUl Macl'herson, who was JTsinlssed, started ucllvely on liis re- orcanlzat'on ot the police force cam lie Blateil liial 3S men had e u tr.-ides workers and their employees, formally announced this morning that attempts at conciliation haVo failed, Barker staled tbat tho mediation board will hold a meeting this after- noon to prepare a report wliicu irill be given out for publication In- nuiry- among leaaing union ofllcials Tailed to confirm the report tuat be- late Saturday night. Five days has been definitely fixed as the limit wlhin which the Germans must decide upon'their course. _ The reply to the counter-proposals, according to Kencli i conference sources, agree to a plebiscite in Upper Silesia, the en- to certain clearly defined conditions. been ailded'lo the force. No reason was assigned for dis- missal. Kailway War lioard Tu Reopen Xegoliations To Avert Strike JIEN' WILL TALK IF WAGES CONSIDERED No Local Action on O. June Cana- Tbero was a large representation sent a com- froui the various unions at Ihe meet- umilication'to the officials Ilie e ing ot tbo Trades anil Labor Council laneu u> i-uuLuui night, the main business being to cau--e oJ failure on the part ot the hMr lho report 0[ (lie Oue Big Union running trades lo bring aboul an in Calgary last week, agreement, the question of breaking] M lnc delegate, gave a long bit the council'deferred tak- ing action owing lo the largo -amount of business. A special meeting will be talleil for Monday next tor tbc purpose, and no doubt something defln lie will be done at this meeting to de- cide what stand the council will take iigiccuivui, "i.J Marsh, lnc ueiegaiv, away from lhe international brother-, t but tne council'deferred tak- hooils and joining the sympathetic in the lareo amount was being considered. iTnKu rtua This forenoon the city was calm. Winnipeg's iSth IJaUalion returned "t from overseas Oiis morniug and tar- ailed the streets with bands playing ind banners flying so lhal lhe slrikc situation was for thfs moment entlre- and Gen! Weygand had two con- ferences yesterday with Premier Clemcnceau, at which they dis- cussed the Immediate resumption of concerted ad- vance of thB'a.Jles, says Paris. 'fhe'gerierar opinion .Is, thq wrller adds, that Count Brock- has committed him- self too far to to sign the treaty. It Is also believed that the Schiedemann ministry will be swept away to make room for a ministry of moderate Independent- Socialists, who will be joined by Mathlas chairman of the Gtrmap armistice commls- Dr. Conybeare Hotly Denounces the Liquor Act Before the Synod lo The iionM) I brought about by the man r VI OAHV June 12.-Kallicred by kind and by education." It Were bet L and tcr to do Ibis than to bring our countr; Into a stale, of cba03. Dr. Conyuear declared that tbo rreaenl act coul never be enforced, even by.the.crca me lion ot inordinately cannot ue properly enforced, force. A3 for the bar, Ued tne goverUcut to enact no more lidense.itjban more easily can bo landl'ed by the police. Col. Sanders, discussing the rcsolu- lion, said the. act a I present bred Col Snudera, police masistrato, championed by Dr. of I.c.ln brillsc, the Atifdicaii Synod hero ycs- passed a. resolution condemn- ing the Albcrla Liquor Acl ns one to'license brolheU for 'prostitution. tho iirohlbitlon act did not meet the situation." i licv. Cannon McMille'n, of l.eth- sion. This ministry, it Is declar- ed would be disposed to accept the allied conditions which it vvlH do about July 1- Pirsia Claims Indemnity 'GENEVA, June Persian legation in Demc annoiinccs' Persia is, about lo cldim an iiidehiuity at the I'aris peace conference for war losses. 'The lega tion says that although Persia was eulrrl SCO 000 persons lost their i vcs js a result of battles in Persia ml Turkish invasion, aud that dam-; ge to state property is computed at francs, and that ate property francs. Dr. Karl Kra'marr Hca'rti I'AHIS, June (Associnlcil Press) Dr Karl Kfamarz. premier of Czecho- slovakia, and M. Braliano, at Huniaiiia, were heard todm" W he council ot foreign ministers rela- ive to the boundaries in which their respective countries arc Interested. I Ask CommisaiOi, 10 Actx IJRUSS13LS, June peace conference In I'aris .will invite Bel, glum and Holland to submit their ditiicultiU as to waterways- to a commission composed of reprcsenUl- lives ot Great lirilaiu. 'France, lhe United States, Italy and Japan, bii. no suggestion tor a transfer of terri- torial sovereignty nor the creation of new international oblations will be considered. This was outlined in ihe llclgian chamber of deputies this afternoon by iinnl Hvmans. foreign minister, who came herb for tliat purpose Irom Paris. Kun's Success PAlilS, June (Associated v out'or me limelight. on lhe 0. B. U. It was announced thtit'C. Klugsiej B. C. Federationjsl wil [ceetiog in one o Sunday aftcrnoo i A cop> m i from Premier. Bonlen was ordere 11 seat lo Premier Stewart, asking: Ih i provincial Ihey, enters the action of same. TIIS wire' rectlr- cd from' Premier Bprden was as fol- "Tne hours ot employment mass meeting in one o the tiicatres next: A.copyot the niulcation to the officials of, nlon No. 4 division Canadian Kail- vay Shopmen offering to reopen nego- iailons. The officials were In ses- lon severali hours this morning dls- ussing the offer, but il is said that hey have countered Ihe proposition of the board by offering U> nego- isle if it is clearly understood Ibat vhen negotiations are reopened the question will be discussed. "11 Ihey are simply going to discuss sbop conditions, tben we arc wast- ing our time in reopening negotia- tions." said one officer ot the union, "if tlie war ooard this afternoon de- cides In agree to discuss wages wage schedules in any new iiecotia- tion the act at present re cv. an ynocriy ami bade 9b cent 'of bridge, submitted an. amendment to h ficoplo ?w breakers. most the resolution which deplored .the in- igo rou denunciation of tho act was effectiveness of Iho uresen act, bu hat of Dr" Con'ybcare, crown iiros- tho original resolution finally earned ecutor of liethSe, who opened by unanimously. (Janon McMillan thought ?ay ng dies shoiiW not 11 was none of the' church s busiuess loon record as supporting anylliing what legislation wanted. mat would to' degrade mankind. H they wanted pro MbitlOn nil rlghl, If, after years of ChrUtianllr, If they wanted light wines -anil beer, tl'clorv over evils liad not been aclv all right. lewl tbat was no reason why it No Women on Veslnes .iinnM ialil that thtP Conybc.-ire, II. A. Smilh, 13. P. Wnke lln, 11. Harrison, K. X. Johea. K. X llsrker ot C'ardslmi, was nlsiTnl lho sytiod. renrescnllng Soutlicrn Alberta. FOOD CONTROt- IN O.-B. TO CONTINUE l.OXDON', June 'tVire less) congress of lho British Co-Operative Union today adopted a ri.-anlulion calling1 "upon the lo secure a continuance Ami. OI 1IIU Jfunlln'J' -------w- liliiiisler ot Ihe Hungarian soviet, fig ure prominently in Hie ilelibcraliolib ot both lho 'council of tour and tu; ouncil of foreign ministers today. The successes ot lhe llungnnai Ilolshoviki against ttyi lave given the peace conference anj y for many days and lhe it'tour has decided lhat (lie hour larics belween Hungary anrl Hninani ind belween Hungary and OJodil Slovakia must he posilively delermln cd in onler lhal licla Kur. may I) lold specifically to wiuH points hi Iroop3 muat be wilhilrown, It lie ,tlr sires to avoid n clash with tlie flv great powers and win a bearing froi lhe peace conference. Second Auslrian Note PAIIIS. June 12.-Pr. Karl Itcnne head ot the Aiihtrian peace delegalio baa sent a second iwl'j lo llic peace conference secretarial. Tho Hole deajs wilh lhe rcpalrialion of Ails triiffl dliil Debate on Budget Discloses Two Western Views on Tariff Proposals OTTAWA, .luno ot tile commons who anticipated a liven- ing-up of the budget debate because' Hon. T. A. Crerar and Hon. J. A. Cal- Jir -r.-cre billed lo speak, were nol disappointed today. Mr. Crerar ex- plained that he had dropped out ot ihe government because be found mm- self in sharp opposition to his col- agues on the fiscal, policy, and the ily honorable c-ourse-to pursue was te-ndcr his resignation. .'Mr. Calder, on lhe other hand, mam alncd lhal until demoblllzalion Is ompletc, Ihe laritf was not an issue Mr. Crerar objected lo the budge ecause of Its prolecliouisl tendcn Mr. Calner maintained tha c would have been satisfied had ut aritf changes heeu announcctl 111! esslon. 'He agreed wilh Sir Tbonia Vhile's proposals to have tariff rt- Islon a Iltlle later on, whereas Mr. Crerar was cf the opinion, that relief hould. be given now, as a means of helping production and. reducing lhe cost 6t 11 aud the conditions ot labor have been Cliamber of. .Deputies .Rejects ibe sobjcct ot The Clitims of Miners For j rrhl-ce 'Edwanl l5iand. it is imposs- ible for the Federal Government to umleriake legislation which is enlire- uons, all probability the im- meaiite danger ot a strike will be removed and-Iho two factions will on' in their consideration ot .tho question. tho officials ot the union state that, lho decision to BO but'oir slrlke-all over-Canada will stand as ordered." 8-Hour Day PAHIS June labor situa: tion in Paris vicinity- showed ew changes this morning. The strikes are continuing, although many, mil- strikers, liriiiB of Idleness, are returning to work. The nalioual council ot the miners federation has passed a resolution re- grelting lho aclion ot'tbe chamber of deputies in rejecting ils claims re- garding Ibe eight-hour day nnd de- claring its members will be forced to slriko-be cause of the conditions noiutod out by'llic. general labor fcd- Eration, unless there is ameliorallon asked for. i unueniiKy ly within jirOTiucial jurisdiction.; The Uomiiiion Government favors a fu. recognition of labor aa.well as the full- est discussion of all differences be fully the1 principles embodied in the Peace Treaty and so tar as they come within the jurisdic- tion ot the Dominion Parliament, It is- prepared 10 submit measures tor tho purpose ot carryins them.put..' No further aclion on lhe Winnipeg slrike silualion was taken. MURDERER TO. HANG 1IONTRRAU Juno who'murdered Jame3 liob: erl, a Grand Trunk llailway foreman, last .March, was found guilty in tiio court of Kind's bench yesterday, after- noon and sentenced uy Mr. Jnstico Desy to hang on Sept. 12 next. oi IIVILIR. The. ex-minister of agriculture sag- sbsicd various means of raising rev- enue, inclmlini; a las ou unimproved values of-land, v.lik-h h6 sa'il would e-ld from 7S lo SO. millions dollars year. Avoid Cabinet Crisis Mr. (.'alder cmpliaslwil llic point that the retirement of other I.Hernl- DAIRYMAN ANSWERS QUERY, CIVIC CLUB, ABOUT MILK PRICES Editor, I.elhbrldgc Herald: -letter from lhe Women s Civic CluiiV There has been no reduc- lion' 111 the price paid for milk by local dairies since January. Free-range is a thirls of the pasl, in so tar as Lclhbridge milk producers .are con- cerned. Wages ars nl least us high as last and it wdlllil hardly be fair to'pay less to the. dairy hand who wo'rks sixteen hours a day In to-JaralaU'-cheaner milk lo the clly man wbo-works eight he feels like II; In lhe smaller dairies milking Is largely, nn overtime job for someone. H work.was.paid .for OTTAWA. June return lalil on tlie laWo of the commons today showed that persons in all Can- ada pali! Income tax uji to April .Jl, cation: Tho amount paid was The following was the classifi w tri diplo'malic oiiicroia -now Soutli Amc-vica who are wilhout sources. vaoclarco ''more than M per cent ot meal lo secure a continuance Ami. cv SlatTon aro breaking the law.'tension of. Iho .plans for economic r6- niu [HO IUJpUIUHUJl "-0 ind do not think It any sbamo or dls- ?rncp. Vor my own part I never Inncb xplrits'and should .giail to icV'lliein swept off the face of life iarlh, lull I want lo see the reform Anolhcf Hint fooil conlrol ilurlnti lhe w.iv bad been eurcrtilul. nmj urseil ihe govurnineiil. I" (oiiliiiui1 lhe toftj i niliiislry June c.l are sllll in office and we will became .it. ]s our duty lo save the Gcroan pco- Gustavf- the minis- ter of delcrss, declared at' lha. meclln'j .the Majority- Sochliil oaity Lircnicnl of olh from t'-'e cabinet would prc- crisis and sd 'lhal despite the pleadings, nnd tvcn threals, of many ot his Mends he proposed lo -follow Ills own conn-, stjl.- lie Inlimatol his belief.- that; when the principles underlying the rcvls'on of the lariff become n mailer o! tansUeration by llic cabinet lhe Mine limy Imvo airivcil for the re- lirt-lncnt ot the other members Ihe Closing, be ex- Ihe tear lhat a dangerous sitlfallon will IKS created if no c-tfort M-BisiJe-to-rrmsvi! tuc cleavage be- tween easl nnd B I! Devlin, of Wrigiit, who con- tinued Ihe (Icbale in the afternoon, urged flic government to get after the profilers, while K, CncVshmt. at Ilio evcirns silting, criticized .llm flnnnco minister for having mtido re- lii'cllo'nsi in Ibe tariff, The reduction in lhe duties on nsricultiiral !iod-hil-liranlford worse (him any other city In Canaila, ho s.ild. COMMITTED ON CHARGE OF STEALING HORSHS (icdrge Slrcvol.waa bronghl before MagigtnKO Itae, of a charge of horse stealing, for which he.was arresled by lhe iirovinclal no- llco rm -lui'.e and was comnillteu .for someone. ts-wo at city overtime Vales. Iho milk would cost another five cents a quart. Yours sincerely 3. IAOYD. ITALIAN OFFICERS REPLACED 1 MUS reach Betw.ccn and anil Hetwesn and Between J20.000 and SSO.OOO IJelw'cen Persons. Pahl SS1.153 1 pclEC Halii Czecho-Sl-...... phctd by Henclmiei i ofliccrsjscri iv ik irmy is today tbat i v....., Ilie 1 Between TC Under Expect Government Will Have Majority on Budget OTTAWA, June tion to the erfect on parllarnent of the speeches on 11-.-! made yesterday by Hon. J." A. .Cal- uer and H6n T A Crerar leads to tho ccinetuaion on the part of a majority of the members of parlia- ment WheH the division on the imendmtnt Is tak- en the defeellor.8 will number 10 to ii This will lenve trv govern- ment 3 rrtajarlty of 30, or thereabouts, oil lite divisions. Saskatchewan is exuected to supply the largest number of ee serters from the. Unionist side with Manitoba and Alberta each supplying a lesser1 number. Fred Pardee, who was chief Llbr.ral whip under Sir Wllffid Laurler previous to the last elec- It expected" to vote Wth the. opposition. Hon. W 3 Fielding has so far been keeping his own counsel, but there are maiw who think he will line up behind the European Countries Can Only Pay For Goods With Goods i Says Harris TOHO.XTO. Juno Harris, Canadian "trade commlscioner. asloh- islied'lbe members of. the Canadian Manufacturers' jVssociation yesterday afternoon when he addressed the an' niial'meeting ot tho association, by telling them lhat on account bt lho stringent financial condi'lions In Eur- ope dealers would bavo to BO back to the old Indian system of trada and barter. He instanced an offer from lho Russian provisional .government In soiillieaslcrn" Europe lo eichango materials tor Canadian goods Instead of .raying money. Speaking or.export trade, Mr. Mar-. ris outlined Ilie opportunities Inal were before Ihe Canadian' manurac-' lurcvs and dealers Jn the overseas market. Hi emphasized all through tbat the problems of the solullon was ntwto them. Canadians he Ind demon-lral cil Ibelr ability fo tnaniifacturo effi- cienll) nid econoirlcall) but lie was nol ;o clcir 15 lo Ibeir ability lo I'.rilaln. he said bare ot eierylhlug The market In raw malei-5la wns Ireraondous in aro unprepared, un- fimilnr and v.ilh torelbii trades Colton coon? could be -pnrclnscil In Montreal cheipcr thui In The bool pnd ilioe Indilbtr) capable rj( Iremomlous dcfelopmenls 1-uropean Counlrie? w6re willing oncl> antloiis Cinada moro tnait ball way Fear Farmer Propaganda Arguments ngiinsl the adoption ot fiscal changes 'inch as aro urged DI the wctlern gra'n growers, occupied much space In tbe report of the (orltt committed today ttominuccl on I'ago Four) ;