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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta 'OLUME XII. UiTHBMlllGt. ALBEHTA, MAllCH 5, UI19 Xl'MBEH 7t THROESOF REVOLT MORE BLUFF FROM GERMANY STRINGENT PEACE TEgMS Spartacans May Succeed In Attempt to Organize Soviet Republic, Germany ISerious Clashes Have Occurred Between Government and! Sparlacan is Holding Situation in] Hand in Are Breaking Out Other Places j Pool Halls Can Remain Open Now Until 11.30 at Night. to The HeraUll I Mart., Miss Roberta McAilauss, KoliliPni' reprsHSiilnllve and Mrs. 1-. ney. non-partisan member from Clares- Jiolm lUvlfled today on a votn in coin- inittcu- of tho houac of the leg- islators, over the .subject of closing hours lor pool rooms, the mgscutlno1 ii.pmhers laughed and applauded loudly. Tho division occurred an i amcudujent to the act providing lhatj pool rooms shall close at o't-Uicli on Saturday night instead ct 11 av hitherto. This section proved to most controversial and cfter an hour ot argument, it finally put to a vote; Mifis. Mac Adams among those .ivtio voted for the 'later hour and Mrs. McKfnney for live earlier one. The clause fixing 31.30 as the dosing; hour TV as allowed to stand. There was also a lengthy argument over the proposed schedule of fees in tho new bill which is entitled au act to refiulalo bllllarfl rooms ainl bowling many opposition mem- bers comteumlng the proposed sched- ule as too high. As set out in the bill, Ihc new schedule reads. For Edition ion, Calgary, Lplri bridge and Med! riue Hat on first bllliant table, SAO; each ai.tfitiontable first bowling alley ?20; second, each additional bon-ilng nUey sec- ond and additional meaning ot course on the same premises. in places other than the four cilioi! nliovp, the first billiard lahie. S-iO; i second esch aiiditloual bilHard table first Uowlins alley second ?5; each additional ItoulJiM; nllcy Apiilications for assianmenf, of license, for transfer 510. Andrew Oilniour, opposition. La- combe raised serious ohjcclion to the Erhcdule for (he country and villages aiul fuuntl support on tho government sido from C. S. Vtafcte, and Dr. G. K. Clearwatcr; alfo from John Kctnmls, PJiichcr C-reet, opposition, Similar objection that the schedule was too high for the cities also .was' A, F. Kwing, opposition, 1 AVest Kdmoaton; Howard Cravrfnrd, opposition. South Edmonton; Jatnes Ilamsey, oppoaillon. Bast FMmonton iiml Col. Kelson Spencer, oprosltion, Medicine Hal. Hon. J. K. Iloyle, iorncy first luoted afl amend- menl to tho schedule that for pUcea oiHstdo of tae four prjaclpal cities tho fcG3 Jje cut lo for the first la hie which is above the old achsfl- ne. ?IO for the second and for each nddfUonal ladle; for first bowKnn nlley ar.d for second. After much nrgiimcnt ovor the city list, however, 'the schedule put over for further consideration. Mnnt. FranK Walker, Vfcloria, gov- crnmcnl, tjbjeclcfl strongly the age limilallon of eighteen yctrs for per-1 porniltted to cuter such places" anrt nioved thai it be cut to sixteen BERLIN, Monday, Mnrch report was current of poasibility of the prcclanwtftn of a soviet republic with Kuaa Haase, former for foreign affairs, at its head. THIRTY CIVILIANS WERE KILLED BERLIN, March troops occupied the city of Halle, betwetn Btrlln and Wermar, late Monday, after san- guinary street flflhtlna, in which 30 civilians were killed, iccordtng to an aviator who hit arrived htre by airplane from Halle. The troops also suffered earjaltita. FIRED ON RIOTORS IN BERLIN BERLIN, March (AMOcialtd troops at police headocjirteri (Ircd on rioters So the neighborhood this morning and se.v' era! are reoarted to have resulted. The troops hnci btcn called to the crowds which gathering in increasing numbers about heiriftujrters. The rfeports were current earlier in the day that a Spartacnn marine division had seized police headquarters, but this turned out to be untrue. Strike Movement Making Rapid Progress In Country AMSTERDAM, WJrch strike movement Is making pro- gress throughout Germany, ing to advices received here from Berlin taday. The proposals are against _ A general strike has begun at Eitsnacft, 44 mitea of Wei- vyhere Situation is report- ied-wrlous, having broken out. Virtually sll the mfners are out at Hamborn, thft advices add. EFFORT TO END IT BERLIN, March unofficial deputation Majority-Socialists to Weimar today confer with tha cabinet on the sit- uation. An official delegation re-presenting tht council which is directing the rtrike will go to Weimar on Wednesday. It IB bellsved here that the joint deliberations at WeJmar will re- sult in the government making a declaration Which will definitely end the strike. BRING NEW TROOPS BERLIN. Mach of the urmy corps of Gen. von Luttwitz were brought to Berlin late last night to assist in maintaining order anj are bivouacked in the open spaces of the The centrM tttegraph of- fice, the central telephone the food depots, rail- way and daughter hoUaes are garrloned strongly. The mar- ine divltfon, JccorrfJna to a report announced It would c> ops rale with government troops in maintaining order and repressing looting. Seize Police HeatiquarUrs BEHWX. XiarcU l.-r.A 3tiartacan naval nd the penalty are heavy. BASEL, March troops hava been gathered in Ber- lin to the number, of ac- cording to advices from the Ger- man capital received here. It was announced at Monday's meeting of the Berlin workmen's councils that the in central Germany had declared for a gen- eral strike; that tr.E committee in Ueipsic has issued a manifesto declaring that the bourrjeoiEe strike will be maintain- ed until order Is completely re- stored. The doctors of the city announce that they will refuse to perform services until the light- ing, heating, water, food and street car services are guaranteed. The councils, It Is said, prom- ised to make every effort to re- store the gas and electric services. Grave incidents, including loot- ing, are reported from Magileburg and Hanover. IMS! E YOBK. March league of nations conVenant is iniiispenpable lo the treaty ot peace it liie vivr is lo accomplish the clorlarcil purpose of tiiis nation and the former President William 11. Tafl toUl t'.ie audience 2t the Metropolitan Opera isu last night in En eiiiauslive dis- cussion ot Ihs league principles, pre- ceiliriy ilie address of President lo criticism ot tbft league plan ill the senate, Mr. Tatt elated his belief that it ivas the duty oE the president, as the prime mover in the treaty-unfetug power, to re- port the eventual dratt ot the treaty lite former central power with, the league covenant aa a part ol the treaty UseK, if; in his Judgment anil that of the peace conference, an agree- raent formally terminating tlio war would be incomplete without H. THB WEATHER Germans Trying to Bluft Themselves Into Attitude of Defiance of Allies. fi Fair and milder. i'AHIS, March At a meeting of the German cabinet on, Monday intended by iiarty leaders ami 1 delegates of shipowners. It agreed unanimously, it is Germany not submit to co- ercion from the willed potrers elth- er ir( the armistice negotiations nor in the peace pourparlers prop- er, ficcordiug to a Zurich dispatch to the Journal. The Ceroian government declar- ed that it will decline all respon- sibility for the consequences, "if (no entente Iries to speculate on German Demands re- garding the regulations of ship- ping are held to be absolutely -tn- acceptable; because, it is said, -It wpuld definitely paralyze ibs country's economic future. Germany wilt oppose the dismis- sal ot German crews from fblps requisitioned. it being pointed out that Hits would tbrow sea- men out of employment. A press campaign has already been against tho armistice anil the preliminary peace condit- ions. In I-elier lo Uorden, Character- ised it as less Loss of Life at Mons Bolsheviki Suffer Heavy Losses also serving (o rdor of the SpartticnnB. Government soldiers are concentral-. ng attention on tho Moabt vicinity, he police the chancel- ory and Ihc Imperial The strike organization has thus far clone nothing so far anil tho leaders are un- able to tell the approximate number of men who arc out on strike, Govt, 13EKMN. March (Associated The airplane mail between Berlin ami Weimar heen ed at I.eipsic. The mnil hags "fontaiiv eel nil government communications. Socialist) Will Be Supreme PARIS, March HIIRO Ilnase. In [louendtml-SocIalisI, declared at the Minority-Socialist conclave at Hcrlin yesterday that the German revolution hart liecn smouldering since. M17, Iml PARIS, Marcli Danish dele- gation to tile, peace conteronc-j arriv- ed here yesterday and lias issncd'a statement declaring that tiie delCBa- Uon represents all four political par- ies in opposition as well as It also sets forth that .he delegates are confident that tho conference will conformity with the principles of self-determin- ation the queV.ion of the fate of tho Danish population of four representaitvcs of which accompanied the delegation. A three-hour sliof, in which OTTAWA. Jlarcli et'erl Iry Sir Sam .'lusliof, i he vifproiifly criticized' the fovernnicntV was tlis feature ot tho lebaie on the ariilrcss frcni the throne tho commons today. The ex-minister of militia was even noro critical than last session. .ically none of tlie acts of the ndmiiv that it had not conic up lo all expectations, according lo a llnvas dispatch from Basel, lie. nsscrltcl that it was uot over yet. and predicted that H woiilii end in a Irinmph for Internal- onal socialism. Severe Disturbance! NEW YORK, March Atlantic cosstwite ihlpping in New York harbor at a stand- stUl agiin today as the rtrike of harbor workmen became more ef- fective. There were indications the few lerryboatJ which did not ceaie operations yesterday would be tied up before night. Union leaders that from COO to 15.CCO workmen are out and that at 90 per cent, of the shipping is paralyzed. ARCHANGEL, March Bolsheviki launched an infantry tack yesterday against ihe allied positions on the riBht bank of the Vaga river between the villages of Kitzwa and VisUvka. They were reputed with cotltlJerable losses. Allied scouts found bodlej In the after the enaagemenl. Along this front and also on Uw Dvlna river the Bolsheviki continue artillery firing. CONTINUE DAYLIOHT SAVING FOOD FOR MOSCOW 1SKRXE, Marc'a A large consign- rnent ot food lias reached Moscow from HERI.IN, March Severe disturb- Ukruine, where it vras requisitioned have occurred in Die suburbs of the BslshtAst army, according to (nlcgram giten oul here by llr- slration meeting with his approval. In the course of iiis speech Sir Sam aiaile a complainl Itot In tlic military operation3 in: France toward the close of the war Csnaillan lives Sad been ntcdlcssly sacrificed. He read a. 'letter addressed by nir.i to Sir Uohert to the operations in the vicinity ol In'Hits letter he character izcil the nielhcd o( attack as "bull that a recl tacX on Cnrnur.-.i was exccadingly un wise. Sir Sam eouiplaincil that Hi Inking of Mons hours hi.-iore til cessation, of hostilities involved a 1 needless sacrifice of bravo Canadian? The officer who onierc-rl thia Ehoulii, he faid, have been court- At Ilie (ivouini; pcssiou (he ex-min- ister ct militia criticized Sir Thomas White, In connection wllli the recent war loan, quoting figures to siio'-v that the ecfit had been great as compared wllh the ('ni'.ed States flotations. The other speakers Incluileil (.'apt. Reid, of J'rinec Kdward Dr. of lir.iiiiion, and .losepli D'AnJqti, cf Itimoushi. The member for nratidoii tho view that in Ilie treatment of re lurhcd soldttrFi there should be no distineCon between officer.-; and nieri. Heferring to the proposed proiiihilion IcgfElation, lie declared (hat if t'anada did not become fl prohibition cotmtry I Ineviinbiy attract Iliu worst elements In the United States. OTTAWA, March though a definite decision has not been reached hy the gov- ernment, it is regarded a? prac- litally certain that a bill will be brought down continuing daylight "saving for tlic present year. o 4 To Speech From lieve it- Will Be Relative lo The Tariff Licclilenburg, where. It Is reported. thrco policemen were Wiled and eight Ukrainian press bureau today. Spartacnna were killed and 32 wound ed. The police bureau In Berlin was stoi-nicd during tho nlgiit and policemen were (Mured. Several Jew'fr dry slorea were raided and largo PRESIDENT SAILS NEW YOHK, Jlarch idont Wilson saiiod today on his quantity of oniamcnla stolen. second voyage, to France. The and grocc'ry shops In Mia northern transport Georgo Washington. part o( Ibc city wcro pillagci Three soldiers Monday nlgiit. cnter- All of tho Wlla were huM over (oried Ihe rooms ot Ihe I ;nlnst Sadnl Democracy, bonnd the thc purpose amendments. of considering sue-' .ashler and look niartsl bearing the prcstdentldl parlx lefl {he HobolHm, NJ., pier at. S.lo a.m. WASHINGTON, March 5. -4 pren reporti received by the state department today uld Ihe Rimlin wvict government hid tpprofTrtMed roubltt monthly for carrying its pro- In yirioiK count; OTTAWA, March (ho opposition nne or more linendrncnls lo thrj aclilress in reply lo the r-pccfli from tlio Ilirone before Hcfore leaving for Edmonton or( Monday, Mirnoch of Lloanl o! TradS, issued an appeal to tlic farmers ot the district lo attend, the irrigation conference on March. pointed out that ISie con- vention Is no invilatfon affair, but !l in the interest of every farmer who wonts irrigation to present and secure all the facts at first hand ai well as providing toe bcxJr ot irabUa opinion which will impress the gov c-rnmenls of the Dominion and province with the netessity ot tafc IUB action. Word has been received from noo. A. J. JlcLsan. and General that thev vrill be present, and It Is cipectcd that several other southern mcmhers will be present. the conclusion of the dcliate is he licved lo hi- prohable. It is even pos- Jble that there may be art amenrlmcnt relative to !ne tariff, alllnvigli this tan not he definitely stated. The advisory committee is holding dnlly meetings to consMcr the course It will adopt. 'and It wa.l slated this morning that a lielinllo conclusion will be arrived at tomorrow. An amendment to tho address, is al- ways regariMd by the government ns a want ot contidence- molion. and an adverse vole as1 calling for taei resig- nation of the ministry. FIRED SHOT AT I POINCARE'S HOUSE PARIS, March unhfentl' fled man today he had fired a iwhrtr from P.laii de I'EyiM, (ne of president He Mid he .was i but to his nationality. declar- ed he desired lo protest ajaintt inurvtntJon If tmmm OTTAWA, 'March h possibility the consolidMed raj- way will referred tor lion to t ot nbout 25 berj of the and SM to (M rajlwiy coamittee, wWcli Juuimw tkt majority ot members It Is that belter kndwar wffl be nottt tonslisn-tion 9t "V A number of hottta Ihe nfcasiire, such the OT. gimlnllona, tnunporUUM ml ;