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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE WELCOMES BOYS OF61STBATTERY )'OLUME XII. ALUKHTA. TliniSlUY, JUNK 'M, l.ll'J NTMIiKR Hiti r SATURDAY WILL SEE TREATY SIGNED Crown Prince Escapes Front Holland to Germany; Will it I u! Mean Monarchical Revolution Commercial Activity Hiipiclly (tcsuming. Old Status in i Manitoba Capital PARISj June William Hohenzollern, the former Gerjnan Crown Prince, has escaped from Holland and made his way inio Germany. DOES IT MEAN A COUNTER-REVOLUTION? PARIS, June of the escape of the ex-crown prince cauced n conilderable stir In peace conference circles. While iL is. not felt that he is a figure around which Ihe reactionaries and mon- archlcts would gather enlhuslastically, his act is re- garded as an event'of considerable significance in view of trie other German recalcitrancy. VANCOUVER STRIKE __JL1KKIA OFF FIUDAY VANCOUVER, B.C., June That Vancouver strikers will re- lo return to work until sll the men arr.esled in Winnipeg in connection wllh the strike are re- leased, announced by Strike Leader Kavartagh today. Mr. Kpvanagh slated that this deci- sioh waj'reached at'a meeting of strikers held'this morning. of civic, industrial and commercial ac- tivity, rapid qdvnniciiicut re-1 sumption of normal business condi- j Uona fr, being ,-raaile this morning. 1 "Workers are flocking back to their' jobs In large numbers ami by Ihc end this week It is conlldenllr cvricct- cd lhal brcail> milh and ice delivery j services. tar system, llio j telephones and iill other industries; affecting the .private cltlzcu will he] working normally. j White the (er-l niiuateii (it'll (ratle.HJ and workers'- disputes .ere .noV-fceULediiirllowcver, It la Ukely will toe reopened aud hiljuslhtciit agreed upon. "Pollco" officers -have LCBJI given un- lo sign'Lhd city's agreement and return lo their old positions. urc ib sign Trill incan HiM each man. if he later "desires to return, musl lake eliftnces.RS a new applicant. j Tlie Enlighten cr, published by the j central strike press co'mmiUee. under i tho heading, -IMeclings Express ln- dlgnaKon ill (hu Action of llic General .SIriJcd Commlllee in Calling off "The ivorders most likely will de- mand a Elntcmcnl from their represen- tatives on the general slrlke commit; iEu'aii to their lilgh-hanilcd action in t-iJIiiis off Iho gencrQl strike, and the consensus ol opinion is llwl n refer- cnrtum should have been taken." Edilorlnlly, howover, Ihc putilica- tton .slate's thai confidence must he reposed In tlie general strike commit- tee. "For six weeks it hns had Iho privilege, uf eiildLnE the (icstiny of Lhe Kreateai strike'In Llio history of llio It says. "Never boforo have llio irorkord such (solidarity _ nnd general .willingness lo make sac- rifices for n principle. They have en- dured hatred, scoffing, nhuso, villlfiea- Ilon, .mlsreprejenlntfon, allernpltd .H5'J InllmldaLlon; demon- stration in forcd, the arresl of leaders nnd suppression of Llic Western Labor Xevra. 'The next'fight will be on the polit- ical continues, "Unless union povcrnmenl Is driven to the country, tho TIC it municipal election will be the accno of no lion..... of a thousand .scoiiilnls at. OUaiva must Jiol be neglected, Labor 'must plan how to secure large I Hints have come from Germany within the past fevj days that the'military caste thtre would not be averse to bringing about a I military situation within the former empire (hat would embarrass the allies In. putting Ihe peace treaty into and it seems not J Impossible trial the move made by'the ex-crown prince Is credited with some EUch plan. _ The former crown prince made his wny into Holland shortly I alter the signing of vhe armistice last November and was interned I there by the Dutch government, taking up his residence on the Island ot Wleringen, In "the Zupderzee. {WASHINGTON KNEV enter Germany after Ihc signing of j ATTEMPT EXPECTED j Die peace treaty, were received rceem- WASHINGTON, Juno ly by government officials here. This __ j Hal reports "l ha IT the former (Jerman 'became known today after a di-jutlch all phases! aniT also, probably the lellfng of the csc-ajic of the crown u.-mcr Emperor would alfcrfipt to re-1 prince nod been recelrod. THE EX-CHOWN PRINCE Punish Perpetrators and Collect Damages For Sinking of Hun Fleet Allies Send Stiff Note to Ger- man .Showing 'Fleet at Scapft Hrenking of Armistice Terms. PARIS, June has been notified 'In a', note "sent te- day by Ihe allies that they poi- ;cis the rlaht.tC; punlth lhe per- sons responsible' for the destruc- tion of the German shfpt ana" .lo collect reparation for the loss. The sinking of the.fleet Is- de- nounced as violation'of "the ar- mlBlire and a deliberate breach in advance of the conditions of peace. When the investigations had been completed, the notes ttates, Hie allies will exact "the neces- sary reparation." ALLIES HOLD HUNS TO ACCOUNT PATHS, Juno allied and nssoclalud. delegates scuL Iho follow- ing letter to Ihc German peace, dele- gation: ".Irrnc 25, 1919. "Mr- President: Tlio-terms of-the 'armistice signed by Germany .on No- vember 11, as follows: "'Article Gernmn surface warships shall Lc specified, by the allies anil the UnlUd Slates shall forthwith bo disarmed nnd thereafter IntcrnVl In nculral. porls, or, Tallin? (hem; tn (he Billed ports.designated by the allies and lhe C'nl'oti They shall remain there under fiujicrVtsion tbo allies nncl tbo UnJtcrt'Rtatca. only care and'malnle'Hanto parUcp Lc- Ing lett on board.! "On June 21 Ihc German -warships which had bcerj lianded Over to the al- lied nut] associated-powers ami were breach ol the armistice, M-1 stances, (hey -cvill eintl lhe netessarj- to Justify It by life IRRIGATION SURVEYS IX SOUTH ALUERTA START I.M.MEDIATELV OTfAWA, June 20.--AV. A. M.P., ol LclU- Ijridge (iiinuiiiK'i'.s hu luis advised by lion. Arthur Mtiglicn. of tilt1 in- U-t'ior, Lhal ncguLiatioiis Premier Sicwail uf us to division ol i-cspojisibilily in Hie imgftliuii projccls now urged in SoullK-m Al- lic-rlii, have KLitisfuclory and UK' inigalion surveys will uiiilerkiUeii iinuicd- j.'iloly. Survey pnrlics wiii placed in Uic field do- lay. Lclli- I'uiir jirajcels, Uic Iw-idgc Xorllieni, Lvllibriilgc and ('oc'llfiinc nuicli, arc a ling surveys, licforc (lie erection nf imgnliou dislncls cm) be proceeded H is iiiulci'slubd JCO.OOO will in Ilie cslinuiles (o cany ant Iliis work. Must Hear From Huns By Night Ultimatum Next Botlv Allies and German Delegates at Peace Conference in Dark as io Intentions of New German Huns Seem !o be Having Hard Time to Find Someone lo Undertake Disagreeable Task of Penning His Name on the Dotted Signing Will Not Be Before Sal- urday, Maybe Laler. SELECTED SIGNERS AT LAST BERLIN, June man N. Mueller, the foreign minister, and Dr. Bell, the colonial minister, it was announced tonight, have been selected as the German envoys to sign the peace treaty. They will leave Berlin Friday. in that it says al Anchor In tho roadstead 'In concluglon. Only Three" Polls in Outlying Paris, Gave Adverse Majorities fSpeclal to The Her.tld) rAHDSTON, June With two fiolls, Mcfnfyro anrf Richfield, (o hejr from there it A good for the munic- ipal hospital a at on which the vote 1 wai lakert yfitferday. The omelal count wlK be Iciued tomorrow by Mn E. N. Barker, the returning of- ficer, The figures telephoned In from .outlying nolla thow 639 In favor" and 179 a of 458, or 92 over the Flow, wllli the Gerrasn care and maln- j lenance parties" on In Iho armlallcc.'-wcr'p.'Bliok by those parties unrtcr the'.'oniora of- the nian admiral In tfomrrtAnd..' According (o the (n'onnallon n-hJch his Icon collected and (ninsirtilterl by the Urll- lah mhnlraUy, Ihc 'German -arlmlrnl In Command of these parties of the {Jermrfn naval Iio acted lit (ho bellef-.lhnl.thc ar- mlsllce expired on Jimc SI al inul- day, and consctjiipnlly, fn.Ms opinion, the destruction In. ciufistron ivag no vfofnfinn of Its (ernls. "In Inw, Gcrjurjny, hy- signing llic Icrms of Article' 23, cfct out nliovc. cnlercil Into tin uiiderlnkliij Hml the (Signed) was 11 tcmiitcd belief (hit hjia'conic to I 'is evltfenlj ihht any rtiielition an end. jo'f like tliosc ndist have .1 very ...'-'This alleged. Justification 'id not cffpct upon the future well fouudcrt. Under the coniimmic-ii-1 operatTon of llic treaty which Ihe'cbr- tlon addressed la lhe tier in an 'clelOfia-', arc alioul to sign. They have lion by the allied and aFSoclali'rt pow- imndc comiilalut of (he 15 years' per- ers oil June IS, UMfl, (he armistice ;od of oc-ciipnllon irJiich Ilic Irealy con- would only lermlnaie on refusal to! They liavo jnnde mm sign Ihc rfacc, or, If no answer we're j'nlnint. that udmisstou lo the league! relurncd on June 23. at 7 o'clock.. icf'nalicms may be too tong deferred. I "According io inlernat'tonal law, asjllow can [Hit forward stic-tr eniliocUcd pariinilariy in [clatius if she cntroiijrtgcs or permits nnd 41 of the regal a lions annescti iu j'nuilbcralt violations of lier writteu Uic fourlh Hague convention oT 1907, j CpgagDDipnts She canh'oL complain every serious violation of should ihc allies use (ho full powers lice by one of the parties gives the conferred on ihem 'liy the treaty, par- otlicr parly ihc right to denounce it Article V_y, if she, on her anil even in case ot urgency to re-Jjjldc1; dcl'bpraicly violates Us provt- commcncc hoslililks at once. J "A Tlolatior. ot the terms ol' the armislice hy mtllvldualb', acting on their own inllinlive, only confers the- these Jcmnlty for Ihe lossts sustafi wilt, (hcrcfore, be open (o the allied I associafcrl powers to bring.before military tribunal lhe persons, ire msllilc for these nets of dcsLfuc- lion EU I Lai the penalties, may Inifiosc-d. Kiirlhcrmore, llic incident gives Hie allied and nssoclrU- ed powers a right to reparation-tor the loss causcrt, mid In consequence.] a. right lo proceed (d such further! measures ns llic said puivprs may deem iipproprialc. _ "Lnstly, Hie sinking of the German fleet Is nol only a of Uio[ armistice, but t'an only" .vcgarded' "by the allied anil nfsocialed powtrfij as n dicllhcratc breach In advance of] the conditions communicated lo Gcr-{ many and now accepted hy dcr. Fur-! thcnnoro, (ho Incident Is not ai; isbJnl-l etJ net. The burning, or for the burning, ot Ihc French j' which Germany was lo restore ionstt-L lutes another dellhcralc hrent-li In rttl- vnncG-nf tlrcse condlUpJis. "In consequence Ihe nllled'.inVil asso-j' clalert powers declare llint (licy Inkcj note ot Ihcsc signal ncta of liiid fn'Jh.i and Hint when the IIBVC been completed Into nil the clfci'ml- PARIS, June u'ere being made to for ihc signing of the peace treaty at three o'clock (Saturday aflcrnoon. The council of three is apparently salis- jded with semi-official assurances that the Germans '.vould on hand. Must Hear from Huns by Night PARIS, June is understood that if no official communication is received by nightfall from Berlin respecting the plans of the German government.: jfor signing the peace treaty, something in the nature of an' (ultimatum will be sent to Berlin by the peace Up till 11 o'clock this morning nothing had been heard from Berlin, and the conference was in as lo Germany's PMDulasta, secretary of the con- ference, went lo Versailles, this morning, seeking informal lion. He was informed by Dr. von Haimbausen that the OTTAWA, Geitnan signatories, wlio probably will be Herr -lerr Giesbevls and Herr Leinert, might arrive by Saturday. Likely to of Wheat distinct. Liinl wlical price may bo fixed 1910 the for very soon. Confoivnccs baL cud in Imvc been on for sonic limo. own imuamc, pniy ronicrs me fit It jf IB ff of demanding (he nunlfilmitnrol t offenders, and, If necessftrr, .in-' fT f f Vf Ity for lhe sustrifnctL Oi- M. MJ J, For Unionist Party ships handed rtififri In (lie porU allied and assoclntfitl no -hy her" shoulj rc- catfid I a: by md that care and maintenance -parII03 .should he IcU on board with euch and utnler aucli Which wotiM ensure the nrrtlatlcc (6rni3 helns nd- licrcil (o, V "The slnkinfi ft( lliegc'JihliiS Instead ol tltclr TircacrvAlloii, had been provided for, ond fn broach of "thi cnihodied In Arlldc SI gf Ihe nil rxctg of Flrucllon, r.nnslltnlctl a .TlnhMnn of Ihc antf an" net or gross bad falili (owflril- the allied and Asocial- cil Bovvers. VON REUTER TO JUSTIFY ACT Tlie. ndnifrnf tit (we Only Mo tin- mro nnd mftlnlerlnnftf' (mrllcs lislonR- Toylorvlllc and Boim- J iiiff to (lift dcfjiiah" Uarf, gave an adverse vdie, J while rf-t-tigiilzliig Ibni'ivlitlc llic act I Coalition Conservatives Oppose of lhe Mints OTTAWA, June gcvtrn- ment caucus which was subse- quently decided as being of an en- character this morning considered lhe cueslion or lhe origin of A permanent Unionist, party. Sir Robert Borden made a speech faVAring lhe principle un- 1 rferlying such a move, during the .course cf which It is stated that he expressed a to re- 'lire Trom the leadership of the party at any lime ll wai conildcr- ed m lhe interest! of the Un- ionists that the of leader- ship onother shoulders. 1 The fer.linq of the caucm, how- ever, was thai the prime mlnlsttr should remain at the hefm. Owing tn Ihe circumstances that' the house met at 11.36 it was im- 'pDBSiblc for many of lhe members In attendance lo give expression to their views, but it U under- stood that the grcrt majority of those who spoke favored the con- solidation ot who were elected to support the government Inlp .a .nermanent oolEtlcal party and that definite plans looking Jo Ihia' end wilt be pretentecf at a caucus (o be held st a later da While U is recognized thai all of lhe Liberal Unionists elected tn support lhe' government will not Unfoniit party, lhe nbten- caucus, Includ- ing Hon. T, A. Crerar "and .Dr. Michael Clark, the expectation in government circles Is that the ma- jority of them will do so. No official statement regarding the caucus was .given out but it is intimated that one may be forth- coming later In'lhe day. Sixty First Boys 1 Home Once More LONDON, June lobbyists state that opposition to the natlonallratlon of minei U growing nnd there .be a un- ion Cat tplll if the oovernmenf ac- cepts Saiikcy The Conservatives, like the FabArites, ?re talking of an election before Chriatmar The the Impending by-elecHons In Swan- sea and Bothwelf, where art eoalltlonliti, >ma'y postlhly dctjrmlr.e the govern-- menl1B Induttrial policy. The following Lelhbridge boys befongina to the 61st Battery were on the HGI of those who arrived this Afternoon: Lieut. G. Raley, QUartermailer Sergt. T, H- Man- ning, SiVdt- C. F, Wriy, 3ergt. G. Rennison, StrgL J, Wealherly, 0, 'Graham, W. Ruff, Bomb dr. VW Collier, Driver J. C. W, Harrison, Driver J. Grant, Signal- ler Olfford Corp. R. Driver J, ,Uiwin, .Gunner J. Stewart, Corp. Ptler Samson, Driver Ji McDonald, Driver W. Page. For outside points: Bombdr, D. -Miller, Commercf; Corp, J. Woodi, Del Bonita; Stral. N, Magralh; Driver J. Downle, Macleod. HISTORY OF THE 61ST Tlie D.'.ilefyi Ihc last compos' He unit, to-lcnvc the city for ihc froirt was orgnnircrt- oil1 Ihc 3rd of April 191G, recruiting stnrftd vrtlh Mctitcnant ,1. In cha llq (JItl ft SI-MI ilfcnl Jn Eeltiiig the he was unable lo speak authoratively on the subject. MUELLER WOT ANXIOUS TO SIGN BRRI.LV, June (Assotialecx TaEoblalt, o[ snys lhat Herr Mueller, minister of- foreign affairs, was- urgerl (n Iho assignment lo 50 lo Versailles, but has declined on personal groiinds. j The says: 'The Lest and most natural solu- tion of ttie situation would be MatbJfls Krzbergcr set his uaiiic la tho J peace Instrument. howevur, la; j evidently- not inclined lo clravr iljp loffl--- cal conclusion from.tho pcacci jiolicy pu'rsuiiiE in rtceut Increase in Pensions Was Important Business.of I The TugeWnll also stales lhat It jllilbi bcen thai a commission ;or offfcials who outside tho palu fof [loMllCF, or former members of (lit OTTAWA, Junu corps, should he appoiulcil, or Ihc commons inarle a conccrlcd j Provided .such Individuals would lie-', drive on llic order pajer of thR lnc assignment, today with Ihc rcaull lhal much rFnMftNQ ness accomplished. Willi cor- PLOT responding headway ilnriug the next 5 days. Hie objective of proroR-1 June Oerman n'Mco alion not later than Salunlay. July uelogaiLon has liccri informed in a will be note from "premier Clemenccau that' The definite announcement br lhe Hie German goveriiincnt will he held premier thai Ille federal franchise act i strictly responsible for unofficial sup- nol be nitroducerf this seasion, {Por' movc-mcnl against coupled iviili the Intimation (hal a I authority tn 1lic I'o- mimbrr of lillls now on the order lan'l >n Pcscn niul in Kasl anj paper arc likely lo BO over, gives ll'nisala. strength In Ine probnljiHty' of "n'n f Of tho ninny anil resolutions) dealt irllli (odav, olio of most im I I'AIIIS, June 1-Veiich gov- porl waA Hon. N. Hovvcll's rcsoln-: crnmcnl tins decided lhat lhe official lion on which ilia bill dealing wjih victory culebralion- hy France sbail llic in pcnElons rccoiiunenil- jlahc place on July it. cd by tiip special conirm'ssiorro' (iRscd- The resoJutioJi on (he 5 lhal there woulil Ijc a Tail in (DmniittcC- _ htrvriny third reading was j given to n number of hilfs. nnc lo Limenrl llic (.-Eiiada Slilppiug J Act ami the bill (o Jransffcr-lo copy-, right brnuL'li lo ihn ilennrtnienl o[ tni'Jc and commercr. The to July II Is Ujalilt Day. the I Krencl, holiday. II is also the sinat j vursary of the Ijeginn'nK Ijy Hie in IJU "lclr iHn! nlllch cmlw) so Jisas- ping' lrousl-v (or thcm Hi? slauncli raslslancc and ulllniato counlor-aU ihc permanent force from to mcrf was given rcnillng-. At n latf: hour ihp house '.vent into! coniniiltqc on snpplj1 Antj.mnac gooil licadwny wlili the voting of Ibc ea'S-t males. Kstlniatc.s- voted Lefdre, Ihft liniiso adjoiinicil Incliitleil lhor covering the solrlicr land .sejltatncni scheme for tho current fi.icftl ycsir, and upwards of (or tMmiit- lon Innrfg nnd parks. v.; lion, Arthur MctglicH Introduced n bill to amend Hie Ac'l." The bill MU include Ihc of county court Judges, IttcrcWlritf, (hfern from lo JIOOO. Kinds'bcjicfi DISORDER IN BERLIN LONDON, June ire Increasing in Berlin, the change Telegraph correspondent at Amsterdam reports. Many, streets there a'e barricaded and there have been ccrlous engaBfl- batwcen Qovcrnme.it and mobs. f-. ot lhe western provinces ami Scotia and New fjninstflck willrrrv cclve aii Increase; of whci'HTr.r it'Is necessary, (o (hem OR Dfjiial ivilb jnilgeg ol'corrcsnoriillng rank hi Ontnilo and Quebec, L ;