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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta KRTA. TCKSDAY, JliXK 21. lUli) Nl'MHKH 1151 Strong Hopes That PegahdVancouver Strikes May Cease ThougliJSaturday's Riot Gave Negotiations in Winnipeg a Set-Back, Negotiations With Metal Trades hmployers Re-opened and Things Look Brighter-Vancouver Also Considering General Return to Riot Toll. Now Numbers Two. Tiger of France Mas-Waited 49 Years For This Moment PARIS June "We have wslled 49 ex- fl.l .1 Germa ,.a-1i3. June "4 -Fatalities as lac Ittglna. Mediclno Hal. Calgary and nU it Salurdaj's riollng DOW Vancouver, pulled in lasl nlshl and lliia morning. VANCOUVER MAY END GENERAL STRIKE SOON VAXCOUVEH. June pussl-i bility of an early termination ot lha local strike Is now EUgscsled, a large Now we shall see what an army is. SIGNED _ Though German Signatures Not Yet On Treaty, French Cities Joyfully Celebrating WILL RESIGN number two. Steve Schezcrlianowcz having died in the GenoralJlospltal. Ho hail been' wounded In uoth I'E5 and gangrene set In. Both o[ Iliu alain arc reglel'Ted aliens. II was stated this morning HERALD'S llth WEEKLY REPORT, CROP OUTLOOK lically Done But Crops in Others Can Hang on for Several Days Vel- Alfalla Crop Best in Hittory-Pincher Crew Timothy Crop Will Whole' Crop Situation is Very Critical: __ nov. William Kens. lie 'is charged with sedition and will come iii> tor preliminary hearing llijs morning. So far the strike commltleS ha was postponed In view dt Hie mass ?tlng ol unions which is announced r Q more to publish another paper lo lakflx nODT, the place of the suppressed Western Labor News, allnough this possibility was Discussed'In union circlr-s. io he held in Ihb Arena Ihla atler- Ihc standing crops as has Ihe week since Ihe Herald's last weekly crop report, t'nr live days ot the seven Despite the set back undoubtedly as a result of the rioting. there arc persistent reports that an early termination ot the sympathetic strike is In prospect The- strike com- mittee remains silent on this point. hut unlori men freely predict an offic- ial be'announccd before Iho eud'ql Ihe.presenL week: Meanwhile', official ce.gotialions look- ing lo a Bcttlomsnl of the metal Irarles dlspule. tuo1' original cause of Iho sympathellc'.slHke. riavp been ro-opcn- ed.'auJ "tim 'Blrikc commitleo; Is jc- ylaivinp -a corUnnmicatloii from tho employee-. Thc-rallwar Elluatlon is rapidly 1m- 'aud lit manr-ottier Induslrles a optlmlelk nature ire JSrlhhomini.... SIDES SEEK Teen today, but it AlterU lor a few scattered showers, there has been no precipitation recorded, while tlie Breather conuillons otherwise liavc not heen normal. The Kealhepior nve days has been the holiest on rccold for June and crops crcn ou land lliat had of moisture hcsan to hum and scald. Tlie result is pal today Soulhcrn Alberta's chances for a crop are little bcllcr th'an 50 per cent and every day these chances fading away. With pr Hon. It is Ihe uucstion of returning lo work wilt come up lliough Ihe action lhat will'lie taken can not he forecasted. possibility, ol- tliek. teamsters' union as a unit decidlnB today lo go uack to work suiEcstcd yester- lzalion WIJJSIPEfj, .luno Never since Ihe general strike ago havo rumors of selllcmenV been so plcnllful, so persistent and even so concrete as Ihey arc today. Thu chlet of these sars thai pro- vincial government lias agreed to ap- point a commission wilh widu powers lo inquire Inlo Hie causes of Ihe gen- eral strike ami lliat when Ihls is an- in a tow sL-lke leaders Will call off the sym- pathetic strike. Certainly both sliles ire seeking way out from an intol- erable silualion. From appearance ot lUe slrecls busi- ness today more nearly reached nor- mal than nny other day since -tho strike opened. Lnrgo numbers ot ex- press company vehicles were to be seen practically tor the first time. In- dicating tbal'tbe lie up in the express business Is now over. v Troops from the Aqultama, consist- ing of 49 officers and S36 other ranks, tills morning' and were lakon to Jllnlo barracks. Trains with men for olher wcslorn poinls, includ- no all grains. One week ago today there was every reason to say that Southern Alberta was enjoying ono of Ilio best crop outlooks since 1515, and Ihechan- ces for n thirty-live or lorly .million bushel crop on railway division were brlgbt wilh PARIS, June Cle- menceau has expressed his inten- tion to resign from office as soon as the treaty is promulgated, feeling that ne has accomplished the task (or which he assumed the premiership, says Marcel Hu- ITn, in the Echo Paris. It is expected that parliament would ratify the treaty In June. Ogilvie MiiimgSaHead j Adrtiits Infinitesmal Opposition.in Que- bec Lab-. orites Electtd'; June the announcement .'available this morning that Lib- eral, wai elected yelUrday dur- ina the provincial election, the followlno S'r LomV Goulrl Is now 70. The oppollllon-Is repreienled by nine Coniervatlvel and. two Laborites. One of th; moil notable defeats in the election! that of T. D. Bouchard, In St. Hyacjnthe. Mr. Bouchard wu an'advocate of compulsory education, and'it wae largely on account of his alie- nations againil tyitem of the province that Catholic committee of (Ke'jchool of public Inilructlon decided on in-Invuli- -gallon. s. _ I Profit in 1918 Haimhausen Refuses to Sign [or Germans and Cabinet Min- ister May be sent lo Versailles lo do the "Dirty Work Special Commission Enquiring into sinking of German Fleet at Scapa Resumed on Austrian Treaty PARIS, June German delegation which will sign ihe peace treaty will arrive at Versailles on Friday morn- French foreign office has1 been informed, It is thought probable in French circles that the signing of the treaty will lake place at 2 o'clock in ihe afternoon. The information regarding the lime of arrival of the Ger- man'delegation was made known to Premier Lloyd George, Premier Clemenceau and President Wilson while they were f at Versailles this afternoon, looking over the arrangements lor the signature of the treaty. PARIS, June word has been received from Wei- mar relative to the new German plenipotentiaries at Ver- sailles. The date of the ceremony of signing the treaty has not yel been fixed, but'the belief'is gaining ground that it will occur Thursday or possibly Friday. X Will Probe Sinking of Ships PARIS, June council of three has referred the question relative lo the sinking of ihe German Ileel in Scapa Flow to a commission of experts which will determine whether the armistice conditions were violated. Haimhaiuen Refuses to Sign von -jaimhausen, who vvas on Sunday designated as the German -epresentalive to; sign the treaty of peace, has telegraphed, lis resignation from Versailles rather than attach his name. lo the instrument. Cabinet Member May Be Sent member of the German delegation said'today'that while Dr. Haimhausen had-full i i ir t '_____ OTTAWA, June The net profits of ilio Oeilvic Milling Company "on tho common slock kisl year per cent. The. tolal net proflls amounted lo 51.555.JH. After paying seven pel- cent, ou lhc preferred stock there was lelt J1.S15.I14. Tho.company paid 12 cent on lhc coinmon slockr gave a bonus ot 15 per'cent, }i 250 nan, hul In IMS this had been doubled and allolled to Hie sharehold- ers of that ilale. Mr. mack staled IhaHhey had paid for it flt par. When lllack mentioned that tlie common stock liolders last year had received" 27 ner cent. Mr. Pnnslc re- W. A. Uiack, Tlcc- have paid them 72 per ed Increase Pensions 13 to 20 Percent In Lower Ratings president ol the Ogilvic company, ap- peared before the cost ot living com- rnlllee of tlie commons, yesterday af- ternoon nnd was examined ns io the profits his company has been making. He said tho company was incorporat- ed in M02 willi an aulliorizcil canllul ot of which 52.000.00d was stock nnd common slock. lie could not say how much had 'been paid tor in ihe now company had taken over lhc old Ogllvlc company, which hud been In business since 1SOL. Mr. lllack said that the rest account amounted lo Ihe contin- gency accdmil and invest- ments The were Charles II. Hosrner, Black, Sir Herbert Holt, Sir Montagus.'Allen. Shirley Ogllvic, Charles Chapul. Sir Augustus Nanton and' Sir Charles OTTAWA, June spccla commllt'ce of the commons lo deal wilh pensions presented its rccom- mendalions Hi parliament this morn- Vi "liic ndJitiorial expenditure for Iho present year on Hit- basis of the exisl- ing number of pensioners will he ap- proximately The report provides for Unff In- creases In 'pensions' lo soldiers and dependents ot soldiersi to be given parliamentary innctlon under (ho provlilons-of the Mil lo bo Intro- duced without delayl Thai n bonus [oV one year ot 20 ncr ccnl. ho Brldcd lo (ho pensions 1 ot privates anil corporalB. (mllllla] o prvae and ratinpa ueloir petty officer (naval) who rocolvo per nnnum (of tola disability. Thai a norms (or one year ap nroilmalely 13 por cent, be aided th> pensions' of sergeants, etc. (mllltla and chief petty olflccrJ (naval) wh now receive par annum (o disability so a.i lo mako the rimouul of thdlr pensions Including bonus equal 16 Hut of a private or cor- poral or nelly ofncero. Thst bonus for one year o( 20 percent'. tllljcfl lo lhc Pensions of widows ntd pifentB of privates ind (mlllllt) and pttly wlo now recelre 1480 per ftnnuin, That K bonus lor one year of cent, bo ndded to pension! of wltlowi parents of (mllltln) af.fl chief petty alt. who now receive per annum BO as lo Injhe he amounl of Ihelr'.pdnslons including onus equal lo.liut ol lhc widow or srents of n nrjvato or'corporal or a allng below petty officer j. Tlitt'ltie additional pension orX married 'member of the forces who Is dolally disabled bo Increased rom 496 pr.r II It pres- ent, lo flSO iwr 'annum. -That Ihe mldlllorial pension tor the first child of.'a'widow or trie fl-sl brolhcr or sister of ,a dccoa.iei member ot Ihe torcej Increased from Pcr annum as it la.al pres- ent, lo ?190 per annum. That Ihe'p'tnslon loathe lint orphan cliiU 'or orpliari b'rolhcr or nls- ler of a deceased member ot the forces he Increased Irom per an- num as It Is al present lo 5300 nunl. and Tint the atldlllon lo pension for those wlio arc helpless and In need of allenilafiis to (ricre'ased'frorn per annum, Ss It is atfreaciil, lo 5450 per onnum. ,The increases proposed In "suo-scc- llorls b and e, above set forth, will apply proporllonilfciy to cases ot dls- iblllty of a leas eilenl lhan total illi- jblllly. cenL but that would not have looked very well, would iU 1 suppose you could not because that was profiteer- ilr. Ulack deniurred.and Mr. frinslo declnrcd' that Ibesc itrolits had takcli out of the public. For. the year profits ot Hie company were stated to he J1.35S.S4" and 'ihe net profit on Ihe. commoi slock' -atlcr paying dlvWonds. 4S 3-4 cent. Mr. Pringlc said lo the witness lha ihese large rrofits were causing un- rest in the. country, i Mr; Ulack staled thai tor a great part ot year tho company had vcrc. llr. Saiv said that the old companies ook' slock instead ot cash, but it was not bought oill'on the appraised value. 'Tho witness, questioned closely, E-iid he had no idea how much ho himself gol, and Mr.: slevens said: "For. the head of Ibe JIaple.Lcaf Milling .company you have one. of the mosl wondcitully blank minds I have The secretary ordered lo ask formally for-lhe iutormalion. Pringle summed up tho sil'ia- lion in llils way: "There In irilO a' new company which looK over the two old'companies and fc'avc the owners for QclciZallull balu intn. powers to sign the treaty pn behalf of Germany, he believed, 'that in view of the gravity of the act, a member of the new German cabinet would come here .to sign the treaty. They had baen paid over a share for their slock. Trie-chairman: "What is your profit onU barrel of Mr. 'Shaw: "I don't know." Mr. Stevens: "Do yon keen Mr. Shaw remarked lhat it was dif- ficult to separlo tour-from ihe other products oC Ihc mllls- Relief Work is.l'rocceding you ought J-p reduce Jhe Price Bodies Re covered FKIItlUS FALLS, -Vrlnn., June aa itcl'cf work iirocccilcd raiilclly today fl lnal In Ihc section ot the city destroyed "s VIENNA WILL BE OCCUPIED SOON Juno flls- ralches recelred.trom Vlc.nnft contain reiiorU suggesting the approaching oc cupallon ot Vienna Ilsllan anil French iroopi owing to (ho (hrcalen Ing atdlndc of the com luunlsls on.lhe li'onllcrv gson and members of the ou ief association, tlirousl) Brc.il ciic by last Sunday's tornado. ArrnngC- mculs were made ilirotiKb Mayor Hodgson, of SI, faul, (or two Ihoustinu hcrcatler until Iho city can arrange o provide essentials fur Itself. Mayor Hodgson and incmhcrs'of the St. 1'aul relief association, throusli roprescnlalivcil here, aro prcparlnsali appeal lo Mlnncsola''for half a mil- lion dollars for reconstruction work. Tho latest esllmalc of lhc dcaj K CO, o? whom 41 have been recovered. FOREST FIRES RASE" IN SHEEP CREEK VALLEY CALOAHY, JnnO forcsl fires ore agn'.ii raBlnr 40 Io 50 inlles soulliwcsl, of Calgnry In. Iho Sheep Creek valley. -A forest fire, tlie- In Iho i'orcupliic T A would benefit; .Mr. 1'rlnBle remarked lhat Ihny were all ngrced that lhc public hail to pay thc hill nnd the public were lnlcreslc( in'.having wheat converted iulo Hour at the lowest possible cosl. Donald Sutherland. Ml'., poiuled Hut Situation'Sunday Was Very ,RESUME WORK ON AUSTRIAN PEACE PARIS, June on Ihe Austrian peace treaty was .re- sumed by the council of three to- day. The completion of the docu- ment lo he presented the (Austrian delegate: is desired as speedily as possible and work on.'lt Is ex- petted to be energetically pushed. In this process financial experts were tailed before the council at today's session. BAUER SHEDS V CROCODILE TEARS 1IKI1LIN. .lime (As'sodaled Addressing the'iia'lional as- sembly al Wclraar today in reference to Hie unconditional signature ot Ihe peace Ircaly. Guslaye Uaucr, premier, said lhal a "dc-fealeil nation was be ing violated body and soul to the hor ror of Ihe world." "Let us he continued, "bul It Is our hope IP lhc last breath tha this attempt against our honor may one day recoil against its nulhora." Dr. llaucr added lhal lie'assume; Iho nalional asscmhly still authorize: lhc signature of the treaty, upon oul l'Bl'lxiB..ll. C'.. Juno iriB for 24 holirs lorcsl llrcs. which there were protests from Ih Konstantinc Kehreuhnch, the prcs dent ol the assembly, spot brlclly, saying tnat bo hoped. Ihe people would unitedly underlako Iho sreat hurdtns Imposed nnd commcud- Ing "Ihe unhappy fatherland to jn incrcllul God.'1 Tho session was suspended for an hoiir, nfler which it was announced IliDt Iho parly leaders had agreed lo Issue n proclamation stnllng lhat 'l-ln nation esptcls Ihc army and whose honor Is chiefly affcclcd by Ihe Ircjvty. to an example of self- denial and self-sacrifice, and co-ope.-- In the robullilins ol (he fallur- Lille and otter cities and towns .In territory wrested from lhc Germans'. Newspapers printed special editions, cheering crowds paraded the 'streets- and tho houses were necked with al- lied flags. -At Toulon, Brest and other navaT ports warships announced the errs lo Hie people hy firing salutes ot. guns. In all the cities government ulldings wera illuminated. In-Pnrls the cUy hall was brilliant- y.lighted and in the square before- and in the open spaces Improviseil an' hands appeared and informal rails hcgan, only (o he slopped by un- ympalhellc poilus, who declared that anclng was not authorized u'nlll July 4. Tho nows.--was announced 1n all hcalres and motion plcliire houses ast night, Ihe hands striking lip the anlhcms amid He cheers