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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Flash-Germany Agrees To Sign Unconditionally LKTHUmDGli. ALBERTA. MONDAY, JL'NK mONLY ONE HUN BATTLESHIP nu" HAS BEEN LEFT AFLOAT uc jycyiciiiiig They Say Something Should be Done to Break the Deadlocks-Policy of "Do Nothing" Has to Street Car Men Are On Strike Today. V June before noon today the North West Mounted Police, vvitfvmotor machine gun unitsrparaded on Main street, where they.still ate. Traffic, however, has not been suspended and, no reason so far has assigned for the re-appearance Evety.- thing jtppears quiet. v WINNIPEG, June 23 Weitern Labor' Newi, special strlXe edition No. 32, this morn- ing under the dliplay "Strike unbroken" "Kalierism will not much to say about the (uppenlngs of Satur- day. Moit an artlcte'ehtltled "ll there i in which an attempt is mide to find.common grouifd for settlement.' "The returned sol- wys in part, "are be- coming reitlen and threatening to take thlnje into their own riandi.'' tired of the policy to 'do .or- >o conilltently followed by the Itrike VMedlatloli, "by iTbody as well equipped thtt is likely to be found, nil. apparently failed. There Is a'deadlock. will happen? How will it !s thert any possible way out? have- failed. .Positbly something might be done If the principal! .could only be brought N face to face." The Labor News goes on to 'suggeit "a shift of the bails of The .lUflfleited solu- tion Is "a commission with extra- ordinary to make- full Investigations; powers to sug-' gesf and.enforce radlcil and far- reaching policies; powers, If, found Accessary, to ictuilly Keep- the'builneii. of trjt country go- ing." -The article .concludes on- Ihe note, "let there are very reasonsbsi in. both cimps.t It'll not unfilr eomment on to point thit II exhlblti a remirktble ehunge In and ittliurff. WESTMINSTER STRIKE OFF B.C., The of the Trades inij'Libor Council nthoon .today general strike In New Westminster at end. effective at 4. O'clock thll after- ashore. T Warships w German Waters Sunk, loo WEIMAR June 22 German warships' which were not sur- rendered to the allies and which have been anchored olf Kiel, Wimelmshaven and otnei haVe been sunk by. German Bailors maiming them, according a report entente under the aiTnistice provisions. German Assembly Votes Confidence in New Government of Named to Conclude Refuse to Allowing''Kaiser-to Go Un-: Germany of German Admiral Issued Order LONDON', June re- ports have stated Uiat. six Germans wove killed and 10 .wounticcl when the boats of the German Jlee'. in .Scapa How were [Ired upon subsequent to IhD.scuttiing of the German Heel, Inii Dally >lail sasrs that others'mar liare been drowned nnd that some may pos- silly tme reached the Orkney-Islands and rmc not" yet been reported. The main torce ot the British- fleet was absent, exercising at the German ships sunk, .only some; drifters, small warships and patrolling aircraft being on guard over the interned enemy squadron. Admiral vou Ileuter, commander of he' issued an-brder lo sinfc tlie ships, the r.nd did so he- cause at the fcgimiiug of the wnr the Oerman-.emperor dirvcled Urrt no Ger- tail into i tlie '.enemy's lie says that he be- lieved from newspaper reports ,tuat armistice -had been 'ended, Berlin Not Happy June 2-. (Associated announcing" that the German fleet had been sunk in Scapa How arrived too late for the morning edition of the llcrlin news- papers and the people were giveu tbc-ir first informaliou through noon edi- tions. In a more auspicious political situation, (he news might have caused punished Starting theAVar.' ion. has received nolhiriB beyond a Lriet bulletin which came by way oi Holland. Crewi Captured LONDON, Juno yester- day morning a violent eiploEion oc- curred .close .la, the stfqt where ,one bt Ihe German, warships'.was sank yeftcrdaV; says a Kirkwali dispatch to tu e Centra I -News: A huge column of and much debris were Ihrown up. The'single German warship, which remained- anchored lasl night, has gone asround. Aft tlie German crews have been placed aboard Ihe Brllist baltleship Royal Sovereign. 'Toronto Walks TORONTO, Julie Toror to's thousands walked, jllneycd o crcted to work this morning, the hoard' of conlrol ami oilier mcl to endeavor, lo put on the streets the'Irolley cars, which have been slav'ed InVlhe car barns since the slrlko vote of Ihe slrccl railway men lale on Saturday nlghl.- Xo attempt -.was made lo run the At End of That Time U.S. Roads Expected to Have Reached Agreement JIONTllBAL, June adjust- ment of all nGgotlatifJns for a period nf three iveekg'Tyna the- proposition put lip to the Canadian railway war board this morning by the eiecutive ol Division No. 4, Shopmonl ot Amtr- 1 lea, representing men. j This suggestion was made in view of the assurances received by the officials ct the -division while' in At- lantic City, that. Ois United States railroad administration would have its finding completed within three weeks. The eiocutivc expressed. Iho opin- ion if this is rtono, then at the end of three weeks' the -lioird will lave sonieUitng definite to -work upon. Many Return to Work CAU3AKV, June Although the Canadian Paclllc Railway federated iradcs at a mats meeting Sunday morolng voled not to return to work, this did nol nrcvent. A number of. men turning In Monday morn Ing. In order lo giro thcra every chanco of- resuming, OgJen street curs wero It Is officially staled that about 350 of Iho men are now working. The i majority of these aro carmen nnd thero la ti fair per- ccnlago of mechanics. it is nol oxuocled thai, thero will be a rcluni to work the men In a'body, some of the workers gave-il as their opin- ion Uiat It will doubtless uo; found LLIAO TI 1 1 1171 iupo Cyclone Kills Hundreds Wnen nlWbO n r- 11 1 J Fergus Falls, Minn, is Wrecked i '____ FERGUS FALLS, Minni, June 60 and 70 persons were killed and more were badly injured by a tornado which struck Fergus Falls late yesterday and lore a large section of the city, Including the business district, to pieces. ST. PAUL.VMinn., June ports from Fergus Falls, Minn., early today estimated the number of persons killed by the lornado which swept over that town last night all the way from 200 to W3. and the injured at 700. EYE-WITNESS1 STORY ST. PAUL, Minn., June young real estate nianr at Fergus Falls, gave first hand details of the tornado at Fergus Falls 'to Mayor Dolls, of Elbow Lake, Minn., making 'the trio there by automobile after the v 1 A sivcre eleclrinsl sr.d burst of ram broke the Sunday peace of Fergus Falls, Larsen said, and a moment laler the full .force of the storm swept up Union s-venue, tne principal busi- ness slreel, demolishing every building for a distance of three blocks and scores of residences on adjacent'-streets. 'Larson helped recover ten bodies from he said, before leaving for Elbow Lake for relief arid lo telephone his parents here, that he- was safe. Forty persons were buried in the ruins, of .the Grand holel, Larsen' said, and many more in the. Great Northern depot. The stale'hospllal, on the north side of the iownj and two private hospitals, .WeiBtit and St. Luke's, were said. OROERED TO OPERATE CARS TORbNTO, June On- tario board, al a special leiilon today, ordered the Toron- to Street Company to optrnte-ori forthwith. This de. cliloh made following in by Corpora- tion .Counsn Geary of the city, thi'.board 4f coptrol hav. Ing deOided to take this action at art e'srly morning meeting. Chair-' Mielntyre Intimslcd Ihat. tlir company .Woulcf bo 'liven 'reasvi- time lo com'ply wltli Ihe .or- V Results at Polls Can Make No Gouin Govern- ment Safe SPARTACAN ATTEMPT w f ______ i "COPENHAGEN', June Spartacans have made nn ;un- Successful allcmpl lo storm the and police station at Cassel. They fired throughout Hie whole ot Sunday up to raid- night. Several persons ivere klllcil or wounded. .Martial law has hscn iiroclaimcd at Cassell. t tl-.nt tlio ranks of th6 'men thai refuse lo remain idle liny longer will ho daily increased "ly. considerable numbers until practically .a" Uie men ,nro at work within a tow, days. TROOPS- WITHDRAWN WINNIPEG, June Troops have now been off, Main soulh of the subway of the Canadian Pacific V and conditions appear normal. It Is understood that search In the arms' have not. de- veloped my sensational. finds. At the present time, there Is "abso- lutely no elan -6T. Im'p'e'ndlKg bfe. vlf it comev.the military arc "on their toes." FPENCH OON91DEREO MONTREAL, June In the provincial election is taking place, though the result can-not p affect the government, which was returned to power by acclamations last Monday. Seats in only 36 counties out of fci remained to be decided today. The Island of Montreal provided nine of these' and the campaign, de- spite the apathy in the province eace conditions are "a peace of Assembly irrFavor of Signing BERLIN, June German National Assembly, by, a vote of 237 to 138, has decided to sign the peace treaty. The assembly today gave a vote of confidence in the govern- ment oi Herr Bauer, 236 to 89: This means the treaty will be signed. Sixty-eight members of the assembly reiraind'" from voting. j Request" for Extension Refused PARIS, June today requested an addi- tional 48 hours within .which to piake its decision-, relative to the signing of the peace treaty without rcserVa-, lions. The council of three flatly refused the request. The requesl.for additional time pleaded that the change1, in the government and the generally disturbed conditions' made it difficult to complete the arrangements. The request from the Germans' was received at 3 o'clock this morning.; At 9 o'clofck, President Wilson Clemenceau met with Premier tloyd George, at the tatter's house, (or con-, jsideration of the note.- the character "of this communica-; i tion was nqt disclosed, however, until some time later in 'morning when' an announcement was made that the j request had been rejected. i Sig.i'llnder Protest i not. alfow to wrested from ns. namt; innr. -i" issnclati.J ly, the enlenle's solemn iiromisc, of: June '1C. lhal the Irctvty can lie re-: f vised from limo lo lime and adapted, lo new conditions. That Is one Uie few words in liio treaty breattins- tho real spirit of. Premier Bauer.concluded by .ex- pressing his faith in tho German peo- ple nnd their iinal realization of a_bel- 'icnni'raiion! iiija enslavcinenl of thej wllh years of labor for tho toralgn ac-- German people and (his new menace I counl, but.owed It to (heir descendant, lo Ihe peace of the world under ihollo hold ihe country together. >f a Ircaly of peace, N'o sign "They musl safeguard our i the peace terms hcforc'the nallonal j j assembly today, premier iiauer said: "At this hour of life and death, un- ider Iho menace of invasion, for Ihe last lime J raise in free Germany's beliair n protest asaiiisl treaty of violence and lUslru'cllonri.. I pro- nnd free Ing can enfeeble this prolesl which we raise ntia'swear, lo. docs not lose Its ler by nllurations in rtetnil. I'roicsl- InB it Is iiscicsa and Is lit Hie risk of u nen crisli within118 hours of reiistanco Is Broken anil there is no means oi averling IhU irealj, rhc treat> Itself, Iroweter, rtoci glrfi as .1 han'lle which h'e "Therp musl be will'lo1 work and n "discipline ranks ot scciely. There are no miracu- lous charms lo cure n nation. -Kyeii. n world rcvoliillon can not ,rid ni ol the malady from which wo are wear' away. Only by n revolution. moVnl consciousness