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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta IN W VOLUME Xll. A. SATUKDiVY, JUNK 21, 1919 NUMBER 102 NTERNED WARSHIP! GERMANS ARE BUSY TRYING TO FIND A SIGNING CABINET __ __ Eduard David Will Likely Head f' sj German Government; Allies Busy Preparing Final Peace Documents Strikers Deny 'Bolshevik' Used In Russia Way .Western Lafcpr News Tries lo Explain Away Terms Used in Leltev of Russell, Seized in Raid of Labor Says Soldier Strikers'.Parade Must Not'Be Held Hopeful of Early Settlement. ExpUIn It Away WINNIPEG, Juno Labor News, special Rtrlkc edillott'No. 31, prints.the following: "The evening papers contained an official statement comprising, the text of several letters which it is said fell Inio tho .handa.'.ot the authorities on Tuesday morning when the Labor Temple was rafdctj. ".Much Is., made of the statement Eald to he found In a Icttcr'lo n. D. flussell: -'1 'have -just got a ship- ment of BoJihevlk 'funds for this nur- pose.' Whether1 Ihcrpurposc referred lo Is the formation .of.Jhe Ona Big Union Is not clear f rorbT tie! .letter. But In any case, the phraEe-BolRh'evllt funds' Is. taken altogether too 'urloili- As nil workers Know, the. term 'Bolshevik' lias heen In la signify those idedtitted ..-..radical 'wing-.at .tie working class movement Sometimes- ltr--was -used in frequently it was applied t-.lo to SaTo noli heen aufflclent "to. make any slon In the the.strikers. Uncle Sam All Ready Make Villa be Good WASHINGTON, June Recent" developments along the southern border and wilhfn Mexico7 Itself, It officially today, has brought a radlcal'change in the aj.1itude of Ihe United Slalte government toward Mexico. Il can be staled thai "watchful walking" has been dis- carded for "vuacnful preparedness." The' war department has perfected plans to throw, a punitive expedition of adequate strength across the Rio Grande official-word Is received of on the part cf the Villa forces. V Orders of the advance of this column, however, It was said, would be accompanied by Instructions for the military occupation of terrliory and absolute protection of the border through the creation of a neutral zone EDulh of the line.. Further movements of Ihe expedition would depend entirely on sub- sequent developments. f, v FINE STAND OF RYE (Special lo The Herald) TADEH, June 0--Fall rye In a "field north of Taber meas- urcs 42 Inches tall, with o head nearly "ftvo inches long. TYPICAL GERMAN TRICK PULLED Off BY HUN SAILORS -June.' 21: An- nouncement of the inlerrfed at Scapjt Flow sunk -and abnn- (ionc'd by' their' crews made by the British. admirnlly Ihis at- Prin7 Hegcnt, Korfeuslcr .ani! ilergrosse, avefa'giiig Canada, outers ini'Hie ppposlliori; IjJVlne' labor party -group! who cmirjed being merely, An ordinary worker would never.Imag- ine from reading Iho teller .that the funds to came from'lhp'_ Bol- nhevlst organization. I "So rtiiEGell is.aald'lo have stated that 'we flare pretty near- ly got control of the Trades and Labor Council lnet we will use It, to our he refers to Soclnll.it party ot Canada, which re- gards the labor parly as a rival politi- cal -'ZJolaneXsiir In Canada J> not RHJ- slan. Bolshevism. It IB k iplrli of revolt ag'alnal high-handed- action and merciless extjloitnllon. Thnl 'BolBhe- vlsm' la growing per- haps1 hardly safe to say all labor men and a great many inoro are' Bolshe- the proposal discussed at'n meeting bit night 111 Market Square of prc- slrlko" returned soldJera lo.'-hoid a "bllenl parade" this nftcrnooii, in which women were to participate .Mayor Gray published tha following prbcla'm.illon'lhl3 inornlng: "The .iirocjaranlion Isaucd somo daya ago'must be slrrctly ad- hered to.. "It hns been brought to my attention that- parade of men, womon and chtldrcD la proposed for today. "I.hereby rellcrato my lamallon that there, shall lia no par- ades. until. "Hie end of (he strike. "Ariy. w.onjejiClshlng pp.rl In a par- ado do, so. al.lhelr own rlrk." Vancouver VANCOUYBH; Juno sighs'''of'. fth 'early o( troubles at wcro' reflected in labor circles hero this mornlni, tho opinion hclng .Qjipresaedi br maor ,'elrikerg thai the end was fn eight of -'the general tle-np, which has dfilotat- ed1 huslnceb "geoerally. and t.nr out of "ffork.- tie dld.rioi 'end by-tonlghl it was probable lliat'n dcchlon would Ibo first of next .wtok jnt-lho Jntcsl. The Btrlke Is now near- ring (hi end ot.lhe third week In Van- scouver Tho 'question ot Ih6 meri re- ..tnrrlng to Work on Iho ulrcel railway will he discussed at n meeting lie held.Tiiesrlay.-lf Iho eirIJto l.i not ended Ijotpro that time and a big x 'ine-tlng ol'labor Is panned for 3un- fa cqllod wli'elhor Iho slrlko Is Bellied or not. Monyiwork men aro refiorlcd having gone back lernoon. fcrman crews have been (letaiHcd'in safe ciisiody. llic number ofx.-wliiclr is not yet known at (lie admiraily liad not been manned since Iheir intern- ment. It is bcliraj: they Icsfroyed Jjy sea cocks. ,-v The EichanaeiTekgraph' co report which was cancel- ed later, said, that nccording to "arnlers in the.vicinityj the Ger- man flag wns hoisted on the Ger7 mnn ships til Scnpn Flow as the crews prepared-ib'sink them. the Qermari blgUvseas Acct lurrendcrccl'last Novernber and was taken to Scapa it comprised nine baUlcshlp.3, flye 'haille- cruisers, soven light cruiacrs and 50.destroyers. Aa far as la known, .all'tha ships arc sim'at Scopa The baltlcslilps fll.Scapa Flow are .he Kaiaer, Alherta Bayern, Markgrarif; Kronprilize TVil- ,VVlLsON IN PARIS PAlfl3, June' Wilson hla party: Arrived'here, this morn- ing nflOr .oJlivo-rlax trip lo Brussels a'nd Iho In Uelglum. Gr'o's- lii6" Frederick abb'nt-- .o'ns each. The battle crniEcfs ard tiie. ScydliU, HindenbMrg', Mollte, Von Dcr. Tann and Dorfllnger. TRQOPSCHARGE SffflfERS; RIOT ACT fkAD i I June .has read the Act: on the street three times. Missiles throwriibjr'sh-'ikers. Street car wrecked by mob, who are oyertum it in front'of the city hall It has been unofficially reported that one person had .been killed and three injured in the rioting. The casualties occurred when trilpolicVfired into the, crowd. Street car wrecked by mob and is now burning. Majority Socialists Anxious to Gel Peace mans Still Urging Limit of Marks to Lloyd George -is Conference Speeds Up aS Time Limit Nears. w-r'-- PARIS, June received over the Unit ed States military wive into Germany early this afternoon stated that HerrMiielJer, having failed to form a cabinet, Dr. Eduard David, former president of the national assembly, has been to assume the la'sk. Following Resignation of Prem- ier Orlando Over the Peace Negotiations ROME, June Victor Emmanuel has' requested Frin- Nllli, former minister of'Ihe' treasury, ID form a cnblneti the GiornMe d'ltalla announces, answer ,to Its traducers and to opponents. Juno It loots "more .ud more as If Eduard David would ie successor, not only of Philipp1 Schledemann, Ihb. chanceUor, but ol- 'ount Toa ilio- of office Till probably- be a sho'r'l Ime, but he Is accustomed to thai, held the, position of president. >f Ihe national assernbly lor B brief v criod, beinj supplanted by Konstan irie Fchrenbach. The, cabinet held a mornjng and gairiercd [or another iou this porlj- leaders at. the second sitting. Tt s bellcTed Germany will nsk the enle for an extension of the lima to permit the setlleinenL at the POLISH MINISTER TO VATICAN HOME, .June Kow- aloko, the first- Polish minister ac- ereaited to the Vatican, arrived In Homo today. ACKNOWLEDGED BY ONE liNNIPEG STRIKE LEADER, ARE BEHIND TROUBLE lp order Uiat the public mij1" te InfAriiied "with re lo thp evidence procured fleafnEl various wb'6ti the Labor Temple vu raided list Tuesday, sev- enl, letters 'public this Afternoon. .of 'these, to'R, B, vwhfcb has not yet, been dKdoscd, nfor- ledges receipt of a Bhlprnent of. "Rol- shsrik H was eiplalned in Ilio letter that the funds used in further- ing .Iho Orlo Dig Union nrnjccl. Mr. Iliiascl 1 replied; the wrllcr on hlg clfortsi "'Another letter 't- dc- achieved, i[ nnd uncll. ft goes on 16 Say lhat wo will STEAMER Jtmc Unllcfl Woat Point, BoullicasL of Hal- Jfflx, accordltig to a. wlrclcsa message from th'c enlp received the marine rtgherlcs-dgency here thJs nftcr- (cncla to I Rlred lo-galn And control o Labor Com _ rt-hen lull control Is uao It 10 our Were Is Jhe o'flclol, SIMemcht; "Thtt the thouaandfl: of misinformed 'Bndf'rnlsled work now on dlrJko fn together will 'blhers. concomcd, lullr. It :lg propflr IKformntlort Concerning Iho cause of ayhibatoetlc alrlhc shonld be v.1 "Among (ho Incriminating docu- ments procured ilT the Temple -'to ft. If, nuaa in pan In a letter ____ Mtrch1 mloltowa: "I have heard from Calgary that you liavc the convent ion wrKten up in Ihe paper'which you for the railroad vrbrkgra. I am wanting Lo gel eome papers for dis- tribution among' Lbc railroad men fn this cliy, and Jf you have any on hand send UiCni (o mCvfit once And encloaa the bill. I do not know l bo needed In Mils city; you wJH have more ol an Idea as lo how.many railroad men there nfe hero than 1 have. "I have been asked by some of t he-rail road men here If It IB pos- sible to bring you west to address a meeting of the railroad Qrganl- If let me know; the International commit- will stand nil expense. ...I have Just got lc> a shipment of Bolshe- vist funds for this purpose, '.We. are oettlhb out a One Big Union bulletin, 41 will be off the preaa In a tew days and I will send you a ftvt, Let mft knew IF have anything more out One Dfg Union'and the to Jnal'I be (o get fn an order ftr Ihe provincial commit- J Ue, If you can write an Article fr our bulletin railwayman It 3 great hufp lo btcnuae' lliere'really la a lot'-of -vwork to be done among Ihcrn.'. "To Ihla coornuitic.-iliofi Mr.'nussell Rent the (ollowlhg reply en .March 3J', Tour letter of Inlercsl. dated Murf.h 24, to hand, and In reply let me con- the above Information was given to a gmtulale you on your liicceii date. lfli note yonr remarks re paper con- taining report pap- er you refer to la Ihe Western Labor have made'Vrangemcnls (o publish verbatim report, on conven- tion. J have arranged with the ccnlrnl committee 'to hdve an extra copies printed arid distributed lo the western provinces infill your bundle next Friday at Iho.rCry InLcsL. ''The pnner Ihavo goca to every rallsvr.ymnn -and contnlna nil ot niftUer ro Otic nig Union, GO will nol ftpat you boys nnytMnfc as we Issue a monIh and each mAn gets a cojiy froe'T "'I note the substantial flnanclaUld you arc receiving nnd no doubt it will fill be deeded to cftrry on our propa- ganda. The easlcrn end of Iho coun> Iry-Is such that wo should put In a lot ot work, will he pleaae'd-lo write an nrtl- eld for your" bullettn and will particu- larly'address my remarka to Lho rail- road man. Will ECrtd. r.auie on at cm early date, lor tho change, (SlRned) ll, RUSSELU' rfAl conference yeAlerday morn Ing, n I tended by Perry of thg R.NAV.M.P., A. J. nod the mlrttoter e( labnT. deieRaiton of fire members' froin tho committee, wh'o Sad pTCTlomly denied dn'y Xno-wlcdgc of tho One Big Union connection with the strike. ''Inaarrnlch aa 'Ilolshevlk tnnrta' were us6d to dlstrlbulo HlerRlure TC- ferrJtiB 'to (he-One ME Union and Ihe Calgary' convetitlori, nnd lhat the. literature'WRS printed by 'tha 'fn at Winnipeg, is published by tho slrlka com_tnlilco "at .tho AVInnlptg Labor Temple, as Irid'catcd upon. (Ire paper Ilself, H shouU nol bn ilifflrull to understand the connection between the motive behlml'lho Winnipeg strike (tnd Kolaherisin. -Jt Js undoubtedly trud'that-most inciiibera of Ihe strike conjmllicc nud'a majority of workftiemen now. on strike haro heen hnvo used a3 pawns by thos'e bfchlnd the. Ono Dig Union mpveraenl, which Is being pro- with reToliiUonary Intent, 'Tor tho" purpose of ifcrrtbrlng any rfoVihl QG In control of Ihe'TrfldeVhfed Ijibor Council, the following .cxUacl letter ad- by Mr'.'Rflasell to 'a comjado' on January'30, _1W3, may be Rioted: nlghl letter garding tha Winnipeg situation, I wlU'elva ytfu' an outline of At. the lait-Tradei Labor Council we hid Kriit billed the labor party for sure. had another meeting eilTetf fdr. fMt Sun- day, to dlKUit the ctuM> of German revolution, under aiispicfta of the. party. r _ V letter with, due stamps and charier application also we received Under .geparate cover with copies-rof 'Soviets' al Work' and bill for JVl, P. I. in- debledness, which f lake .up_ and remit cheek to cover lanie in a day or two. j "'They realize that .we have' preKy near gol control of the.' Trades and Labor and, believe me, when we get It, we Will use it to our advantage. I Cec the of Devonshire reported m last night's paper as. Baylnq 'that Botshevlsm re- dark and hidden plicca Irt which to flourish and Jhal If.tnken In time and dealt with In the.pro- per manner, it can If hit statement la correct; of the authorities, In ot- to drive its fo.dark.flnd hlddsn li In our beat In- teresli, 'i_' you fend of Ihe 'Sovleti at Work1 we get therrt out amongit the toldlers and see If It helpt. "'WHli best t6.yoarBelt.and the comrAdes of the Continued on Pwe Sl ASKED i TO Bt PREMIER PARIB, June President Ebort. IAS requested. Herman Mueller. Ma- OTlly-Sociallat leader, lo form a new :iblnot, according to advices Toccived jy Ihe peace delegates. 5Ialhlri3 Erzhc'reer probably head tho German peace .ho advices indicate. The opposition altitude of tbe Demo- crats and German Nationalists on the question of. ilia trealyprobably will exclude Count von BrockdorfMlaiit- zau and Count von BernslorfC from the'EQTCrnmcnt Tho German' provincial press i.i Wrongly' urglny the speedy the treaty. Derlln adrices summarizing the eltu- illon In OermRny up to midnight show the sentiment th'rougboul vlrlually all ermany lo La for accepting the peace tenns, Geographically analyzed, Ihe advices Indicate Ihai the southern tfennaii slate are all favorable lo the accept- ance of the treaty while the .Prussian regions aro maintaining some opyoEi' lion: ERZBERGEfl MAY HEAD PEACE DELEGATION DKRLIN, June (Agsoclaled Press.) Mathloa Erzberger (men-1 Uoncd 39 probable head of Ihe German peace, delegation) Js reported.- lo have sent A note lo Premier Clc-. menceait, 3.3 president of Ihe'pencp. asking whether Ihe alUcia will agree lo llio Immediate -admls-; sion of Germnny to the Jefiguc of na- lions', Horr Erzbergcr desires to, know H the powers will consent to.lho HmitnUon of Germany's Irftlemnlty. lo gold marks, and. TC-' nojnce Iholr ellort lo have former Kmperor surrendered. GERMANS ASK AN EXPLANATION I'ATII9, June Tho council of four on tlie peace conference received note from (ho German peace g.itlon asking If Premier noto oxplalnlng Iho reparation a. clauses Of tbo peace (rcaty binding parl ol Iho Irtaty and haviog tho game force 83 tho liealj; lUelt- Tha councflni morrilflg ae salon, J considered Ihla Dole, calling In 'perls on Lno question 'of Daron Bonnlrio, Ihe Kalian '-foreign mlnlafcr, waa preaeril. -_ Before Yeccipl ol the Gtrrnan. nolc, the" council had .resumed conslderi- tlon of the- nncompJfited porlldn ff tbflT' ;