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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMK xn. LliTIUlHtDGE. Al-BKHTA. FH11UY, Jl'NK 20, 1019 XUMDKH Id German Assembly Accepts Pea But SchiedeniannlEabinet Has Resigned Strike Leaders on Bail; Strike May Soon be Called off GERMAN SIGNING SURE AS KATE REPORTED NOPE WOULD FORM CABINET; GERMAfi 'ASK AN EXTENSION OF TIME WINNIPEG, June Al late hour this afternoon Senator G. D. Robertson staled that he knew that the "centra! strike committee Wfls putting1 forth every effort to bring About'' a settlement ot the strike. LEADER? RELEASED WINNIPEG, June Follow- ing Ihelnrejiau on bail o( J20CO each, R. B. Ruiiell, William Ivens, Aldftrman John Quean, Aldermsn A. A. Armstrong and E.'E. Bray, arrested in spec- tacular raid. last Tuesday friorn- Winnipeg from penitentiary this morning. .So far they have declined lo make a statement. r The .possibility of Ihe sympa lhe.Uc strike, being called off dur- I Ina 24 hours was eerier- ally discussed in union circles. IS n result of the statement Issued by Alderman Ernest Hobihson, secretary of the Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council, last night. It wai Inferrod that the plan ol col- lective bargaining at outlined by the metal .trades employers and Indorsed by, Senator nilnisltr of'lsb'or, and executives of the railway would prove acceptable lo the central Ilrike coinniiHee. i Tliere change in the stride situation thii morning. It -'staled thai several mart street cars had been.pul Into ser- vice. Many employers declared lhat the.- baek-to-work movement con- tinued steadily.- ,.L- Resent'. Strikers' Arrest -fiONTFlKAJi.J-JJinc Slrong-rt Bcnlm'ciifatahB'j Summary nrresl anil -.urbpusiHI-nicllipirot: 'trial of Ihc .wai fi> the Monl'resi Trades bl'J I-auor Cdun yi at Its intellriK" lust night. The mbject of dlscusi'ous con Ihc greater part of the niglifs d'.s cusslon and llie rcsllit was ihCfiiliaiil moils decision In favor of Ihc follow Ing rosoluUon: "Rebolrer, thai Iho Montreal Trade and Labor Council prolesl agalns iho summary arrest of leaders of thi Winnipeg slriko and officials of 01 ijlniiallons and ask llial theso me: he fair trial hy Jury In open e.ov.rl and, tlial ivc condemn Ih methods by Ihe governnien In deslln- with labor' mnttcrs." Johns In Montreal Copies of this resolution will b lent by Ilie council lo ths prcsiilen of the Tradci'cnil l.ahor ConErcns Canada and to .tho Winnipeg The meeting was eleclrlfled by loudlj- applauded the anteariuce .of ;H J. Johns, ol Winnipeg, whnin t'.i'.y lud heen'lcd lo believe was_n (ugi- live from llic federal authorities. Won't C.ll Olf Strike VANCOUVEH, Juno That Iho strike uluiallon Is no near- rr n setllmiont became' evident stir Funds" WINXIPEG. June order lial the public may te inlormcd ivlifi re- gard lo tho ovideuce'procure'J againsl various slrlkt leaders when the Temple vas raided last Tucsdaj-. sev- eral letters were made public this afternoon. One of these, addrossJ'.l lo It. U. Russell, thef fender of whlcli has not yet been disclosed, acknow- ledges receipt ol a shipment of. "Hoi- shcvlk funds." London Doubts Report (hat German Assembly Has Accepted had.not been expected till Saturday- Tall of Schiedemann means Ebert's fall De- velopments in Peace Sending r___i_.. D_______l_ I- f miser Oleg Sent Down Wed- nesday Near (he Tolliuchim v Lighthouse LONDON, June Ruis- sian cruller Oleg was sunk on Wednesday by .a .British submar- ine, it 11 announced In a Russian -Z 'The Oteg was'a velscl of 6770 loin. The sinking.occurred near Mi Toibychan lighthouse. RETURN INVALID GERMAN -PmSONERS LONDON, June e! the peace treaty by Germany, an Exchange Telegraph dis- patch from from Weimar, says, is as certain as if had already been put to the document Can't Fail to Sign WB1MAII. June Lomlon.) I poll of the mc-rnbDrs of the var- ious pities of the national assembly seems to sliois- 'that llic pence terms not fa'l tn be accepted. -The Ma- jority-Socialists.'It Is added, save a considerable majority in favor or slffu- 1'iE. Counter Proposals. Orlando Cabinet Resigns Defeated in Chamber Following Stormy Scenes During Premier's Speech Switzerland. home to- "TWO SCALDED TO DEATH bhlf, June P. .1. and John Ferguson were scalded to death and Alex Watts "and John Gib'oii were very, seriously framed yesterday when on (lie steamer 'Alikokriri.tbiiiw: oul.'. Watts and Gibson are'nol to rccov- Eberl to Remain WEIMAU, .Time Ebert will reinaiu in office temporarily, it was iia'd here today, in i-onucclion wllh ilie changes ID the'German cabl-1 tried lo constitute a majority in favor mil. 4 'the portfolio ol -Malliias Krzncrger in Ihe new cabinet to lie fornifed will be "minister of reconstruction and fulfillment of Ilie Ireaty." States Divided LONDON, June poll-til Hit various slates ot Germany wllh re- gard 10 their attitude on the .peace Ifcrms was Isien yesterday al Wei- mar, an Exchange Telegraph dispa'cii from Copenhagen says. Hamburg. Firemen aud Luebeck vnt- cd against signing; Wuerlleniburg and Baden'in favor ol sighing, while Ha- vana finil Saxuivy Avere undecided.. Trcop Moves Mapped Out PARIS, Juno Ger- mans sign or not, Premier denier, ceau, the'. dc Par's says, will make knowii lo the chamber of depu- ties Tuesday Ihe part taken by Prance- in framing the peace terms. The-papcr rays Itfal in'case negative reply from the Germans, the allied troops will occupy, Fra'nVfurl 'on the first ilny of the advance :inj Ihc Ruhr industrial region Hie sec- ond-day. 'LONDON, June German at Weimav lias accepted the peace treaty, according to an Ex- change'Telegraph dispatch from Paris. Schiederaarm Cabinet Has Resigned WEIMAR, Amsterdam to. London, Jime German cabinet, headed by P. Schiedemamiv has resigned. It is understood here that the fell of the Schiedemann government entails the fall also- of President Ebert. The national assembly probably will take measures to select a successor lo Herr Ebert. French official advices carry the impressipn that the national assembly is favorable to the signing of the-lrealy. Up to noon there was no official confirmation of the report lhat Herr Noske was forming a government. Noske Will Form Cabinet COBLENZ, June Noske, minister of de- fense, will succeed Philip Schiedemann as head of the Ger- man ministry, according lo a Weimar dispatch received here today. 4.-.., Mathias Erzbergei, of the German commission said, declared Va cabinet meeting for succeed Count VOn Brockdoi'fl-Ranlzau 3S head of the ?.n abfoiiite rejection ot the peice _ (jerrnan peace delegation, the message adds.r Germans Ask Another Extension _PARIS, June is reported here (hat tKe.Gefma'h have a further extension of the within which lo act on ihe-peace treaty. HE APPEALED FOR, UNITY WITH ALLIES Early Reports Premature? PARIS. June 20.- -All reports con- cerning chaliges in the German cabi- net arc Lrernalure, saya an official German wireless sent from Naucil at 1 'o'clock lliis afternoun. Division ainopg the parlies has pre- the national assembly forming a majority coalition In favor of ac- cepting the peace lerms, Ihe message adds. The teit message reads: 'The national Weiuiar of signing the peace ireaty. This was Inijiossible. because of the division among the parlies. "All cpanges In the cabinet is prfiricUure." Six Members Opposed WEIMATJ; June 1-ondon.) membera.'or the cabinet, It ministers were said to have ]von' Brockdorft- Herr. liuTilsbcrE, -Gtiiab'erl. Dr. Hf.rr Prouss ami Herr Cotlielm. WlLARGEtlSl O.B.UOfficial Is Arrested by Calgary N.W.M.P. meeting of tho Trades and (Jounc'.l last night when 11 thai no date would he scl Ijibor Brought Home Jlonle.igle Docks at Vancouver CA1.GAHV, June 25 chard, prbm.nci June 2C lzcr.ot Tril- e One being made clear that tnis would none only hy of the unions. Unrest among'the workless Ihal lias bBcSmo appnrcnfln Ihe last few ilnys, culminated laii' nlghl at In" Ijibor Temple In statement Ihal men were dribbling back, to work end a desire waa aliown-lb have a' dale lerwheu all workers would rclurn si clre_o: signal. Toil the slrlke leaders are not yet jallarfled lo call off Ihe slrlke nnlll further lie-tips are completed ]l'awaiting Iransporlallou lo -Winnipeg UB on a charm of. haying knowledge of sedulous I'rllchard was Inkcii from the, west- bound Canadian Pacific.Railway train n Calgarv at b'clofck lasl nlghl by Slaff-Sergl. Hsll, .or !na li.N.W.M.r "Thle ilrlkt vlll be called oft onlr when all Ihln'is wo struck for hare been doclired Delogale as spokesman for Ih'e sink- ers anil clulrman ot the ntrikc com- rnlllso, Another "Dry" Spell It WBB also Indlcaled at the mcct- lun thai'Ihe Elrlko committee has un- der consideration the culllni; olr of eleclrlclty and Ra9. The One tile Union question, was permanently shelved until Ihc present strike U over, it was announced by Vlolor Mldgley. Tho permits of all the. local Lrewern to work were re- volted and It IB likely lhaf Vancouver experience anolher "dry" spell today, the second Blnco the Inctpucm ot.lhe Blrlka. f' TORONTO STREET v STRIKE LOOKS INEVITAaLE TOP ONTO, i une SO.T-Apnar-'.. 'enlly nolhlng lan prevent Blrlko'.bf. rncn here neil tucsdliy. morn-, 'f inn. -Even'.If lie government nppolnlo.d a board of conc'lla- 't could nol nvcrl the nlrlkc, .so nun's who have been Mtchlng. Iraliis on Ike lookout for: the tngltly'e.; The pr'lioncr WM fcfoutnl' kefore' Pojlco MMIMrnte Ine and tfrforljr- Informed thai he would be held pindihj' of an'otllcer "Do yon know IS? 6harBe Is ajinlnst Inquired Police Irnte Hinders, V "Vai, 1 'raspqn'ded nrls oner lirlefly, wnlcH f Idilonl 1 hi! rcranrkn ivlilio in file tas roinoved nnil'lhs .remanded un.lll Monday ponding .he arrival ot a Vvlnn.lpcg'.ofMctr. rrllclinrd's knoviledSo Of the enact :harse urouglil Kgnlnil him vts gain- qd from .AltlcrmRn A.'. U.. Ijrofttcli, of Calgary, who of (he Incarcer- ated One Ufg Union organizer's First vlsllors. Appsrenlly of.llie Ont IllE Union reprcaenlnltvel or sympa- hlzere In Ihln tlty know irfai Prllchard was on hla way from Winnipeg, as (here was none at tho stntlon to greet him nhd lioiie. in Calgary ol his nrresl. ''.'_' jkej It-he 'wlslled to-con- full ft. PrllchartV expressed n desire lo see Jlr; Af- cordlnsly, the police1 ?iWllttoil.-. -Jlf. Droalcti over ills' telephone thnl Prll chart was In Jallj nrtrt man hurrleil down .station lo soc hli Of the aBld -he had no tibjf.ellbn ferring wllh :mnn. Al Iho reoucit of Ihe? ttie In fpcclor slated (hit on wlilch- 1'rllcli'nrll ivss vnfi'Mled- w'aa editions, conbpimcy. The TOilucQQ.In court mcrtly naks 'thal- >rilcbard be -arrested, anil adds 'knows seditious conspiracy." Hnn'- telegram was sen'l lo Ilie ocal oiflce of :the n.X.W.M.P. on last Wednesday ann there havt been fur- [her developments nt Winnipeg since ihal lime. Droalcti went down lo Ihe cell-lo see Pritc.hard. lie Erected the arrested Ono Die Union, man briefly.' shaking hands with him Ihrouslt 'he Iron.b.ira.; .Mr. Uroatcli -asked II lie- wanted a and ivflshcfl lo see Ural what-II'was intended .to do with him. After some few othur jiersonal reinarks, the Iri- lervicw.coded. S.. June The transport Aquitania from England with Canadian troops, said, lo bo the iRfgcst number of Dominion sold- iers brought home on one_ ship, arrived In port this morninK at 6.45 and dock- ed at 7. o'clock. Sir George Foster, minister of trade j Snd cniomerce, who gave up his work at the peace conference because ,of serious Illness of Lady Foster, arrived on ifo Aquilanla Ihis morning. Monteagl.e Dockl VAXCOUVEIl. Juno C. P. O. liner MoiHeagle, with 747 Canad-, Iroop3 aboard, docked hero at an early hour, this morning. t- KILLED BY BOMB SET BY ANARCHISTS SAX KAI.VAUOIIE. June 13. inferfral machine sent to Dr. JIanuel Trejo C'Bf.llllp. civil Judge ot isanta -Ana, in western today Ihc i- -death of Ihc Jnflge alfd (he 'loiis injury of a servant- SCHjiDEMANN OPPOSED SIGNING OF TREATY Schlede- ir.ann goverhme'nt in Germany fallen, it via's learned hern today. event, reported dur- ing the morning, confirmed advices through CobEenz for.Berlin and Weimar. Tho rjownfail of the Schiede- mann g'cycrnment was made known 1b the' peace conference- It asiure the of the peace treaty by 25 Philip SchLrdBmann, the prem- ier, wae underltpod lo be the chief opponenl'to acceptance of the re- vlle'd peace termf. Early reports ttated that' Gua- tave' minister of defense', was forming a ciblnet to succeed Ihe out-going 'government. Previous- advices had indicated that.four member! of the Schlede- mann'cibinel we're Insiitent upon. treaty and It li here that thii cjuied the downfall of the ministry. CENTRIST PARTY FAVORS SIGNING LONDON, Reuter's slates'that a'meelin'o no Thunday of Centrist members of the national assembly by a four-fifths majority, In. favor of ilgn.Lnt lne pea'ce.with. reservations regarding responsibility for the war, and the honBr. of the'German netlon. Toe Germsn National party, It is stated, li lininlmously reeolv td ajilnlt signing the silled; white eight otheri voted lhat the treily' signed condit- ionally1 >nd'e-ne was In favor of signing .wilho'u'l eondillons. Jol. Camp Couniiandiinl, Does Not Excuse They Had Boys; V.E OKLANDO Premier of Italy and one of "The Ills Four" of the peace conference, who resisncd wllh his cablnfl lisl nls'jt following an adverse vole in the chamber over peace .movea. :1 ROME, June l llsllan Bovernmenl resiflned this eve- following an adverse vote' against the chamber of depu-.l ties.- imrioUnelnd his resignation 'aid that' J cabinet, said King v.. manuel had reserved decision'.ai'' to'acceptance.. The chamber of deputies Jizd, by s vote ol 259 lo 78, rejecled Premier Orlando's motion In favor of discussing the .question of con- fidence which related to the for- eign pol'icy of Ihe secret session. Reason for Resigning ROME, June raithfnl o our duties toward the i passage in'Iho address of Premier Orlando, wlltch lurned (ha llde against he premier and resulted In the aJ; verse Tote which hart Its sequel In thj. resignation of the Orlando cabinet. The premier's words aroused. Ihe anger and hosllllty of th'c depulle-; fi Names Board to Probe Crows Nest Pass Cb; Trouble, Mine Strike Will be off iii 24 Hours LOXDOX, June (Canadian As- ocialed an Interview with he Daily Mail on the, Epsom disturb- ance. Col. Guesl, the camp commander, said: "There will be a courl of. intiulry im- icdlately. The police asked to owei] to.ques'tion'ftny-.witnesses as'a result of being implicated In the at fair and we consented. I do not at tempi to defend Ihe allack. Toe men's grievance was lhat Ihe police-unfairly arrested one of th'eni. f tried to head on" the men as they lell camp. Sev- eral of our men who obviously had nothing lo do with the disturbances nt tbo station returned with injuries re- ceived from civilians In the town.1" The newspaper commcnls .express regret'at. Ilie tplcndd record .being lamlshed untoward incident.! like that of psom. Some' de'clarf Uie'out- brealii are due lo the reT.dlt everywhere observable cuses on'lh'c (round 61 Ihe vlcjoiis ef- fects c-f enforced but the Dally Chronicle says outrages are intolerable arid tlie'Can adlan military auihij-llles should shirk'no effort lo end IhWfirthwIlh .FERNIE. June nearly four weeks' strike In the coal here .and throughout dls> trltt.No.- apparently no oulwsrd attempt towards menl, Ihc miners' headquarters have.applied lo Premier Oliver for the appointment of a, commission .to and working conditions .wllhln the mines and .JiavB .undertaken that. noon, tills request bejng granted, ..the strike off within -21 hours. Elmllar -representations have made to the federal mcnl Ihrougli Or. Donnell, .tne local njember, and extracts from the communications received from him yesterday read: "Deputy I'ister of Labor wishes riie ,-to Impress upon your union as strongly cl possible the fsct that V, theifederal 959ernm4nl his-Jno -Jurisdiction whatever, over wark- Ing condillons'ln the mines of the Crows.Nest.Pali.ewnpiny.- -This Is strictly In (he hinds 6f pr'dvlncljl-.ffovprnmeni at .telegram thus been received from Premier-Oliver thlt the-pro- vlncla! government Ills.the local situation In hand and thai further Ihe proposed of- fer-of settlemtnt by the miners forthcoming shortly. Win- Isler.'of-HlnexSloin 'II expected here 'n.ext Loctl b'peralcirl slated Itrii mornfng-thst'they had heard noth- ing about the move for settlement dispatch. They .tUlWJ-'now'tvef, tnai ihey there s'good (rtsi of onre'st among the men owing to the fact that, while on etrlke, no ap- parent move had. been made look- Ing .towards several shouting across the chsmhe; at the government bench, from .which Ihe premier was speaking. There was a great lumilll and cries ot "The rl- lies have never been faithful lo us; why ebould we ba'ifalthfnl to Slgnbr Orlando's utterance so etlrred the deputies that the re mainder of his speech recelverl but little allenllon. The Intranslgeanl Socialists, led by Mogellant; were especially vlolenl, while the dls contenl of Ilie .olhers was voiced hy Krancesco. fprmer minister ot .he treasury. Consider Italian Crisis C June council ol three composed o; Premiers hlovd George and Clcraenceaii and President met this aflemoon and. It understood, discussed Ihe German situation and the Italian cabinet crisis. Tha-council also itas eipectcd to iijcorapleted scclloDS of tnc Auil'rlan. peace treatr'. DJIrnillan Solution June Italisn dele gatloil to'the peace conference hns been'directed from Home lo accep, the rroposlllon for'llic sBlllemenl.ol Dalmatian-, cohlroversy made by Premiers Lloyd Clemencean and President .Wilson, according Ic Ihe Paris olftce ot Router's, Limited. Who Will Treaty June feslinatlqn ol Premier Orlando's cabinet, Bhould. kins ol Italy decide to accept It, wouldi according lo conference circles, ro' suit In the dcfihlle postponement ol .'______, i ibc seltlemenl of Ihe Adriatic' fiurat. I Ion, 03 It would Involve Iho appoint- Motion of jMr. iMaha'rg to Reduce: nscnl o! a new set of Italian delegatsi Plows 2K Per- Can. More j is sign the derrnan. treaty for Italy on Monday.' OTTAWA. Jinfe Coforoltleej ataco on Hie bndgcl resolutions 'was completed tonight anoV'lhe -finance tills based thereon were given-Aril reading..'There was one division and It came over Ihednllcs on agricultural .1. Maple Inal Ihe rtuly..on plows siiiuiM by 2-1-2 per sent, to it Jlity'otv'Bar- come las resolution be so amendeS is to pensions awardeC to'soldier's; widows'of soldier) should be free front was thai Ihere should be an Intreasl In Ihe ago of a'child for whjc.h an cmptloii' oi resbfiltfon-lho'i'ge stands st 16. .Ths ---j'n'--.: ujiged,, Tnus lu UJ I CJyv.'u a. bul IhH mblfori was losl fl I a man w.lh ft child not over 18 _ vote of. 31 10 40. o( ige rtonld nave ?20ff nirted to tho In Iho course ol Ihe discussion: Sir exemption of his. Income; .Thomas iiromls.ed .to rnoet-.lwo The financo minister ngreed ,1 jpolnls raised, One ,wes the Iji- course. thll ;