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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMK XII. UvTHUmUGE, ALBERTA. 1019 NUMBKH ICi WINNIPEG STRIKE IS CALLED OFF 61st. Battery Boys Should Arrive In Lethbridge Thurs. Strikers Rushing Back to Jobs Today Anticipating Official Order to go Back j WINNIPEG, June sympathetic strikers will be ordered by the central strike Worried When ffun Delegates Fail Reach Versailles Largest Parly of Local Men Returning as Also i committee to go back to work at 11 o'clock tomorrow forenoon, according to information! Peace Conference in Dark as to Intentions of German Pleni- to be Last, and Citizens Urging Big from authentic sources. It was declared that the committee, in executive session last gest it be Made Double Event to Celebrate Signing of night, decided to terminate the strike, now Hearing the end of its sixth week- Peace: Also. WINNIPEG, June 200 troapi off Ihe 9cot1an far LethbrLdge, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, reached Win- nipeg lilt nlflht on tnelr horns. Tho stove troopt Include over 50 members of the 61it BaLlery, complete unit cent from Leihbrldge, They comprise the Itrrjesl body of men lor Lrlhb ridge and district yet ID return, 2nd While no plini had been rvportid thii morning for welcoming Ihe unit, eltiieni urging tnit everything peiilble should be done to give them routing reception. Tha hoya will arrive in Lethbridge Thursday after- noon, 4.15 C. P. R. time, it Ic expected, after having been de- mobilized at Medlelnt Hat In Ihe morning. The home-coming of the Battery miy bt expected to tyn- ehronlie with the ceremony of Ihe slfjnlriQ of peace, which Is lo laka ploce either Thuraday afternoon or 'In that ciic_there will be a double reason for celebrating the home-coming of who have done their bit. In France, and will be the Jail Lethbrlrige unit lo return ai such. No intimation has been given as lo when strike leaders may issue an official state- merit formally ordering the men back lo iheiv posts, although Alderman Erncsl Robin- j son, secretary of the Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council, staled this morning that "sonic' sort of being prepared. 5 Many employers report that a rush back lo work is in progress today. June learns thai the author- Itlei. communicating with Ptris regarding action lo be taken ifljilriit A'dmlral von Reuler, who, with .the and_rrien of. the interned.., It la admiralty has leirned the icuttLIng of. the work German' not car- rled cut as a reaull of instruction! frons Berlin.' Big Three Investigate I'AIUS, Juno council, of three, cojunoscd of I'rernlerii l.loytl George and Clemcnceau and President 'Wilson, at Its meeting loday discussed the scuttling ot Iho German fleet al Scapa Flow, according lo the Paris nfftce of ReuUr's, Limited. Tlio conn- L-J) had bcforo !L anil examined It Is added; tho facts relative lo what look place.Tyilh rflgard to ships al Ihe time the armistice was signed. v v o o c- o -t FRENCH WILL v UP DEMOBILIZATION PARIS. June Js reporlpd Ibal Ihe French army demobilization Tvill ba s> v tarried out wlth'aU possible speed and that llic classes or 1507. and 1003 bo ihuitcrert out the day alter tho treaty (3 signed. O O ,c C- 4 P.E.I. ELECTIONS JULY 24 CHAKLOTTKTOWN-, P.B.I., .lune elccHons havo'ljccri.fuetl July 24. Managers of. Chiming Factories Taken From Offices. And Manhandled. I COPENHAGEN', Jiine 'rioting "occurred al Hamburg on Mon- day ,-iml Tuesday, attack- ed food preserving factories, iL be- ing nlloged that 'the bodies of dogs nnd cats had been found in The managers we're dragged to lhe streets nnrt roughly handled., Tlio pro- vision department wag also attached and Its offices.were wrecked, Tho mob tried to' disarm troops v inn.rc.limg through the streets and Ihu v! fJre, ri number ol per- song being killed and woundotl. JUDGE ROB80N MAY INVESTIGATE TROUBLE The reported decision of the labor leaders to bring the strJke to an end regarded as an indica- tion that the provincial ment's proposal to Institute J, royal commission of inqu.'ry Into lhe causes of the trouble has been accepted. This proposal, which involves, it is understood, the appointment of Judge H. A. Robton, as a of one, with the wicfetl possible powers, waa contingent upon the Immed- iate cessation of the sympathetic strike, in accordance with the provincial government's policy, 35 f, announced during the first stages J of the Industrial disturbance. POLICE WANT TO GO BACK TO JOES AJfJcmiHn Sparling, tlialnttun ol tlic police conimlESioii. announced that, the police union submitted a new pro- jiosal Involving signature or the pledge not to joLn sympalbetlc strikes provided total reinstatement is agreed lo by lite commission. The proposal was rejected, and ii was announced that tlic city would stand on its policy with regard lo rriruslatcuicnl, the commission was in Formed tlie police union had fired its adjustment board been use of alleged bungling and ot tlio rank and file. It was staled at the city Ihall llirit it us probable that lhe regu- lar will nccnpt the city's j terms. I.C55' Ihnn 59 men of the tire bri- gade are "entirely it was stated. i OFFICIALLY CALLFI) OKI-- WINNIPEG, June The strike bulletin, this lime called Ibe Enlightcncr, WHS issued by Die ccntrnl strike press commit- tee ;il noon willi Ibc IVonl r !vpc oJTiciciltvi Juno mUteetocallon the strike definite Cy but (he statements from J. Kan- nvafih snd W. A. Cotterell last night Indicated that the matter would be left to the unions by the committee. "WALK IN" DEPENDS Inkcn tip in poster !ypc officially l city hall day indicali by cports at I thai lhe' general strike commlUec Is contingent ujton j reinstatement or all strikers. In this I maium will .connection cfly officials slatod that I calling oil" strike. The announcement rends: "General sympathetic strike 'some civic strikers will not be re nil ffii- Thiirsrt-iv -it 11 -i ;imtHled- u was declared in uaiott tailed CU 101 .il n The orjlv al- ttrnalive -Is fcri.the -strike' com- sympathetic strike bciog calicd off Strike officials slate that they no Trord from !he Wlnnipoe leaders'; that Q selllenien-l has been reached. BOROEN HAD NO OFFICIAL INFORMATION j Juno 25. In lhe housa this morolns D. D. McKenzle asked wbelhcr inlonnaHon In Uic newspapers to tho effdcL (hat Ilio Winnipeg strike bad been scdlfid ivas corrtct. The prime minister replied thai the nite iofonnuUoii, but there TVES reason lo believe that llin press repDrls were well founded. SIGNING WILL BE FURTHER DELAYED PARIS, June to 4AS o'clock this afternoon no official word had been received here re- garding Germany's plans vjith re- gard to the formal signing of .the peace treaty. Tha peace confer- ence leaders were undlsguiEedly perplexed over ihe situation. It was conceded to be Impos- sible t'ist iSe ceremony of sign- trig could take place before .Sal- .urday. Unofficial .reports -were that It would probably be delayed .until- r1.- PARIS IN DARK AS TO GERMAN INTENTIONS '.'.2 between Spain and lhe Vatican and ndrfeti: "flpiun's 'friendship tor all natlou; is utichangetl, except tor the facL lliat lUc minister to PctroKrad was vrltli-'.. drawn in consequence- ol cvcuU, gorcrnmcnt h-Jd'iiot yet ;PAH1S. June of offlcialj! advices from Clcnoaiiy wilh regard to; 13 YEARS M Internal Board May Be Appointed ;Limit Profits Formidable List of Bills Yet To be Dealt With This Session 1 June -Robert niitteo on Industrial relations would Bordcn, In Iho house this morning, present a report wblc.1) might cnll lor announced lie .government program i legislation durlng-lhc present session, llic remainder of .Iho session. There j Sir lloljert added that Iris remarks will be, he said, a illl lo amend Iho I In regard to I ho legislation June is probable tlia! tLe majority of 'he cost of living cotnraitloG ol Iho commons which Las.1 teen liearlng evidence for somp will report lo tho liouso In favor of the appointment of a per- manent commission In called In nil probability the Inland Trade commis- sion. Tho proposal was discussed nt a special mooting ol lhe conimlLleo laat 0. Ii. Nicholson, chairman of- the committee, is in favor ol the suggestion. A plan is to liave thrco members of llic cotnmitttc, lhe Clialr- naan lo receive a salary ot anil lhe other two commissioners PAch. Tho plan suggested is lo give governmental control ol proflU Uomlnlon Lands Acl; n hill lo amend the criminal coda for (ho nurnaso of pulling Inlo effect some of tho recom- mendations or llio comroltleo on sedlt- Ion7 and a bin. lo. enable Indians irho liud served in Uift C. E, F, ami wlslicd to go on the land to uc provided land nn Indian reserves. A committee of Ihe house, wliJcli had been. InVeBtlcfvllhg tho high Coal of living, TO I ght nlso make certain rec- uinmendallons. Sir ItobcrC. went on, in tho course of n Jew Jar a, nnd If thn TccommGiidPllODs rfcro matin It would lit; necessary ior government lo con- sider them and possibly lo ]irc-icnt n measure for the conEldcrntCon ot llic fcousC. There will-bo an antcndmenl to Hie ilrydonk subsidies, for Incrcaslnf? tho percentage rala ot on second class docks. Thcro bo pcusiona Mil io carry out tb'c recommenibtlDn of the committee- on pensions nnd a resole through Investigations Into cliarges ot 'tender to under the Crim- pronteering. innl Code, or to cancellation of Given Wide Powers MMN.S'il'EG. Juno special dlapaleli to ilia Kree I'reis from its Otlnwn correspondent says: "The formallon of nn Internal trade board or board or commerce, with man- datory as vrcll as Investigating powers, likely will be recommended by the commons cosLoE living commHlce as n result ol the Inquiries which lliat botly has been pursuing Tor (he lasl two or ED. cnse. It is lurlher prouosod by sev- eral niciubera ot lhe committee lliat tho present Anti-Combines act. shall be replaced Ijv another and thai Ihis ncl shall forniNllic naais of tbc invcsl- igallons and orJers ot ibc new board. new-act shall disllnguieli be cDnibtncs sood and shall specify such ns urc In rcstralnL of trade or designed to kctip up prices. the new plenipotentiaries has causcill some uneasiness lo manifest Itself in conference circles and the jila'iis for the signing of Die treaty are in a com- plete state ot suspense. llcrr von llaimhausen, lhe acliris Ucrman rcpre- at Versailles, is apparently also without information. It was announced today that Presi- dent Poincnrc's official dinner io the peeoo pJetiiiiolenliaries lalte place en Thursday night, .11 was orlgiiuilly planned lo hold the dinner on lhe m'Ehl of lhe signing of tho treatj-, but Ihe uncertainly aa io the date lor the ceremony has caused Thursday lo !m named ilelintlcly Tor the irre- spcclii-c of lhe lime of event al Versailles. I Mueller New Peacs j PAULS, June Mueller. 1 the Oermsn foreign secretary. J will head lhe German delcgailon lu sign the peace treaty. Uberle The Germans will probably tirn've a( .Simon Gun-A-Nool in Toi1s-Kojk 1 Double Murder Dona in Ii, C. Tlio further is made that! Versailles Wednesday morning. in any caso iihcrc the i "The board, it is proposed, shall 1 council shall decide that tho customs COPENHAGEN JOYFUL liavo powers similar to those of rall'vay commission, sh.ill hear rom- plninLs and shall orders, failure lo obey which-would subject the of- tion (ho of tlto port of St, John to n harbor rommls- slon. There would lie d WH to amcnrl the Fisheries' acl' and 'llic minlalDr of rtji- anrc would Introduce A horrou-ing bill. McgotfAMona were also In progrcgs wflh the city of Ottawa for flnflnclfll rttrccnicnt wiln Iho city nnd If reached tliore lie Irodiiccd (or tho purpoio of II out. lhe forlhcomlnp report of tho indus- trial re] a I ion 3 committee ivere oulte conjeclional as that body had'not yet made n report He said that while {ba list of bills stilt (a bo .brought doint was cjulle a one, Iho majority ol them vcrc of lie asked Iho member3 o( Iho house to j ccononiJzo time so thnt jirorogatioii nilghl be reached na ?oon HS possible. D. McKcnzIc anld that lhe prime minister's nunqtirtcerrtoht covered "rjnlte R fnrmlO.iblc list.''. He wnntcd lo know If the bills Vero ready for and e'rprosaorl tho rlen1 liiat HID outlined was suf- ficient to tno Lonae'in'Bcsslou [or several ivccts. Sir Iloberl hope tliat Micro ivoulil not be rmicli delay iri reaching proprpgalloii. and lie rrom- Inert (o fnlroilu'co'alt'bills without de- lay. nureau, nbbcrt; .tnilmftlcd that some o( (he bills noir oh the order paper might bo left till lhe next I session. Hon, Ilodolpho riretr lion of lhe prime minister to tho fcrlj lliat nitMcia from thrt report of Cnl. I Hrncc on medical cohdltlona overseas. nppcarcrl In tlic press and were, being published In hook form. CATHOUCHlERAUCnY DKMANDS -IHELAND BE GIVKN SELF on any liccessrty of life Is the Canadian firms protected, snch duly may be removed or decreased." IPETROGRAD'S IS NEAR OVER PEACE TIDINGS COPKMMGKX. DUBLIN, June Catho- de hierarchy held a meeting at Maynolh yesterday. A resolution was unanimously adopted con- demning Ihe present system cf Irish government and demanding self-government for Ireland, {Sinking of German Fleel Shows Elections and Demobilization The Russian Volunteer While Guards have occupied 1'elerhor, J9 miles "from Pelrograd, ac- cording I o a report received hero. I'AHIS. June Clemen appcarcil in lhe lobby ol tho chnmbcr of dep-jllcs today nud mem- MONTREAL, June The Canadian railway war board this morning delivered n communica- tion to the executive of railway division No. 4, Railway Shopmen of America granting (he request of the latter for a delay In eal. ary Increase neootUilons of three weeks. POINCARE TO VISIT BRUSSELS Tll'cre wonfd bo n bill lo nuke tem- porary prnTi'sfona for tlio holdlue of but It wns-not agrecmcnl were In vlow o( Ihln, he asked If the KOV_- bill fn-f ornmonl would (able Iho Antco JUHP dflle ol Kir Hohort replied that ho hnd visit of Proaldenl Polnctvre, of llnud lhe position of Uic government t France, lo IJclKlum hccn flxcd for somn Umo for ihp hinmonl July 21, vhfrli is Dfilgliim's notional lo proceed wltti tho MU, yoaglbic I coiild nof Idrnkof ftnr'rt-flsoii why Hint, tele rlay. He will be accompanied by liOHillon MioiiTd he eliangcd. Marshals Joffre. Kooli ami I'elaln. all Mr. licintnnx' .suggestion wo'Md lie wliom.will Attend n rcvJrfr of the Tvl tlio com-i c-nusfilcred, JlJc on Jiilj" 22. bersi pressed the quostlon aa to Hie I Hani J'Cstcrtfay. goTernnienl's regar the elections nnd demobilization of NEW CHANCELLOn ARRIVES VICTblllA, Juno jmims newly anpolulcd vice-consul to Japanese cotiaulate at Ottawa .find T. YamniflU, new chanrellor to Clio couvor consulate ar- riving on Ihe Japanese liner Ibe ftrmj-. The Innt the elcftlons would oc held earliest 1 possible tJnte, possibly In Sep- ii-mbpr-or riirly In October. He said slnicljon of German ships nl Kiel, t'onseqiiently precautions ore ncces- snry and nil flrmy of a certain fmport- n'nro niuit be Jtept lo enforce. If re- cepanry, strict observance of lhe that llic government's principal con-j conditions oj the treaty by Iho fler- ccrn (it present was i rnana. particularly tbc one regarding tho avftcundon of Poland with vrhlcli Hie Qcrrnans setm rehiclftnt lo coin- ply, ncaldes, pence vlih Hulgorfa vlll'r.ol be for several monlua." As (ho ctccilona can not ho holt? without rtceiving the volos of llio sol- dEerj, .llio premier In considering a scheme that- wilt enable them (o vote, by mall or.'wnjcfi.wlj) permit special leave lo be grunted to lhe men. "Although II Js dtaired that dcmo- blllzfillnn mny be as complete nnd rapid possible. Iho gbfernnienl Is obUgcd in 'flVc inlo Recount tho clr- cumMnnccs at present end Ihc stale of mind of lhe Ocrmana." "To unrterslend .Iho spirit fn which Germany Is bound to Ireoly, It h only ncctKeary.lo consider tli3 'ScuUldiff of tUc flennaii fleet ,it Srapa 1'lnw ahll more recent de' Juuo was n re mark a iiie spontaneous out-] break of rtjo'cing when the news Uint{ Germany had decided lo lhe Ircnly reached Copenhagen. Many contradictory reporis of llic proceed'- ings nt Weimar hcpi the Dupiilailon in susptnsc utiiil Just uetore 7.o'clock'p Monday nlghl, when (he guns of Drll-J Isli and Krcuch warships In the roads shooting in salvos .announced, the June news. The of vessels, botJi (n (he harbor and in the rends, started whistles and a-rcns going and climbed (he masts, cheering lustily. Previous- ly Ihe allied naishlps had been clear-! cd for iiosslble acllou, -Many of the seamen got Bliore leave i and jo Jut d (he (lirongs hi Hie already i crowded streets, singing and cheer-j inE. Ixmg urorcsslons were in which numerous flags of tire allied' nallona were carried. The singing of j the the Marseillaise and other .patriotic i FOtig.-i wan in be lienrd overywhcra. Krenrh and Bailors marbhetl' to llib nalloiial Danish, rnonumenl the war of ISUI and decorated U floircrs. The populace wildly .cheered lhe' ftlllea tflio had won Schleswls ngaln for Denmark. When darkness fell the." warships irere 1'ghlcd with incandescent bulls nnd threw their searchlights (he city.. The Copenhagen uewapaptrs today printed cnlhualasLIc articled .on Cermauy's decision (o Fieri treaty, SPANISH KING THANKFUL FOR PEACE MADRID, June liieflrihJc Joy lliat J received the news of the certain advent of said King Alfonso In Ills fi'oui tbo (hrono fll'ihe rcoiitn'ng ot thf tarlsz lorfny. Tho kins addreas by affirmlnc llic t-onconl VICTORIA, special' dispatch to the Victoria Colonist from ssys'that at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, George M. Bernes de- livered Provincial Constable Kelly In Hszelton jallj Simon Gun-A-Nool, agairiBt whom there are two murder Of Alex Mclntosh and Max Lcclalre on Jur.s 1906, Slewart Henderson of Victoria, 1 has been engaged for the defense nnd on his arrival al Hazelion to- day he. and Mr- Bernes made a short trip into the woods where Gun-A-Noot was caught and came bach to Haze It on brfngfng him with them. The provincial government In 1906 and succeeding years spe'nl upwards of trying lo Gun-A-Noot, but faltJ and long ago the. search was abandoned. It was news Tn Hazelton since lhe signing of the armistice when il was learned that Gun-A- Noot had been secured. Mr. Bernes is a rancher and the gov- eminent contractor for packing the supplies to the Yukon terri- tory stations nortn of Kazeltorr. Mr, Henderson ha9 lelflgraphed lo the deputy attorney-general to ar- range a speedy preliminary trill of the accused, who Is taking tens very calmly. For over 13 years Simon A.Noot, with a. price on his Head, evadrd the pursuits of the provincial constables and In the wilds of northern British Colum- bia has not only effectually Bid- den himself, but has prospered. For lhe flrst few ypari after his 4 sudden flight, folfowlng the clton murders, parties of police set out In pursuit In an effort to ;_ 'penetralt the BabErle country where he was supposed to be. The. chase, as well as ecorts to ncgot- late with the Indians for his Cap-i (vrc, failed. LABOR TROUBLE IN ENGLAND THREATENED: SOUTHPORT, England, June In of the labor confer- ence to be held Lomofrovr, the" eiecu- tlvc o' HID IcJple alliance, ITIJ? of rallTFrty, telephone ai1cl--nilnc workers, met last plghl and decided to call a gpoclal conference in don on .Inly 24, to consider what ftC' (Ion thould be IflJfcn to compel govornnient to comply with "lhe de- mands fur tho abolition of the evfldinllou .of Russia. release of cOnsclontluus anil ;