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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME XII. MOXDAY, MARCH 10, NUMUEU 75 MONSTER CROWD WILL BOOST IRRIGATION To Submit Home Rule To Peace Conference Murdered 60 Officers and Soldiers in'Berlin Suburb on Sunday, Says Report. SERIOUS FIGHTING OCCURS AT HALLE AMSTERDAM, March workmen's cided to issue an order officially calling off the general strike in Vie German capital, says a Berlin dirpatch, presumably filed on Sun- day night, which says the decision was taken "late today." The decision followed a stormy session of the council, in which the Independent-Socialists accus- ed the Majority-Socialists of treason ta. the proletariat and the Spartacans charged the 'idependents with weakening cause by cdmpronrnes. Richard Mueller, strike leader, declared the workmen must now return to work "and await a suitable time for renew- ing action. We shsll learn from our he said. AMSTERDAM, March Sparfycan forces Sunday occupied tht Berlin station suburb cf Llch- tenpurg and murdered 60 officers and'soldiert in the notice there, 'according to the Zeilung Amniltig. the Llchtenburg hid -ihackj RIOTS-AT-HALLE LONDON, March Many were' killed" woun4MHlJn Sous fightlfirg, which Halte, Germifty, on Saturday, nc-V cording to a Copenhagen dftpstcfi to tlie Central Spartacans are said to have drowned irany students ani fn the M'VCP thci'i and it is reported that t'.i'e wss a general pillage'in thn cf tie city whbr7 the fiflht'na re- cently took place. Government troops.eventually gained the mas- lery, ft is Mid. 1000 KILLED IN BERLIN LONDON, March thou- sand penons were killed or frn the fighting latt weeK in .Berlin, according to an esli- rfftte of the caiualttes made by the Wolff Bureau, the leading news agency of Germany. REVOKE MARTIAL LAW COPENHAGEN, March Saturday night Sparta tans hoist- ed the imperial standard over the BeHin, according-to Ed- vices received here from the Ger- man capital. The flag was Im- mediately removed by government troops. Martial [aw has been re- volted in Berlin and has been pro- claimed at Oussetdorf. Quiet at Munich March from Munich indicide tlie" situation Ihcrc men serving in the alUoJ forces, and it theu iirocetiU: "In our opinion Ireland as a uation lias been robbe-d of her trea'.y ;md the Irish people, as a racy, reduc- ed to position of hdoU by tbe of lliut which i-i virtual- ly which Ihcy have non by cuiiatitutiunal lii-lion. "Of those whom sncaV. tho sur- vivors feel l ha i the reliance upou the Homo liulc compact ilJ-fauadeJ iluit llieir comrades have giv- en their K.VCK In ihcir reliance have inado u Fitcrifict: fruitless up to ilic present of he-nelit for the father bud that liioy Tlie dofumeni closes wiih the sub- mission to Iho King that "the issues. between the kingdom of Ireland anil the of Oreat Bvitaia sliouhl not cither in expciUer.cy or natural justice he finally deiermiuei! by mill- LONDON, March pstitlon hat been submitted to King signed by a number of Irish officers who served in the British army during the war, praying that Irish Home Rule he submitted to the peace confer- ence. Among the signers are Major-Gtn. Sir William B, Hickie, commander of the Irlsii divis- ion in France; D. T. Col. Sir Henry C. GraUan-Belle, descendant of the famous Irish stale3man, Henry Grattan; Capt. Heafy, ntphew of Timothy M. Healy; Sir Thomas H. Esmonde, on behalf of a son killed in the cf Jutland, and Mrs. Will ram H. K. Redman, and Mrs. Thomas KcttCe, on be- half of their husbands, who were killed in the war. AN UNPRECEDENTED STEP Dublin, March officers serv-' islera who represent Ing in the army during the war today British majority in the parliament or took an unprecedented-sleii In tho United. Kingdom, but bv nn im ing io tlio premier for presentation to partial tribunal, EUCU as that now sit ihe King, a memorial praying His i" Paris." Majesty's assistance in laying Ire- Countess Markicvisz Released land's claim to self-government before 1 March Feiners the peace conference. The memorial who have been interned in England is signed by two gene-nils, three col- iiavc been released in batches during onels, sex-en majors, 49 captains and .the last days. A score returned 01 other 'officers. L Dublin on Sunday. Among those Tho memorial begins by drawing at-' recently released from HoHoway ention (o the great number of Irish- 'prison, London, was Countess fleorghia llarckievieZj vrlio, according to the Daily Sketch, is likely to atteud the meeting of the house of commons on Upmlay and claim the seat for fit. Patrick's division of Dublin, to she was elected at the recent general elections. It is pointed out tlml the question ol Iicr eligibility to the scat will'arise as her Husband is a Polish count who has never been naturalized. She therefore, is said to legally a Pole, Tan Against plan r YORK, .March President William II. Taft --was bot hissed and cheered here last nijli wlien speaking at the weekly forum o tlio Church of tlie Ascension, ivheri he declared that the Irish question E not be settled at tho peace conference Mr. Tali, bad just stated (hat one iroblem facing the delegates was the selling up'ot several small, nations when there came from the audience cries ol "how about said >Ir. Taft, not loudly, buve mean business in this was tho way President I Marnoeh en" Ilo-nl of Ttaite nut it on his return Uiis morning from Kiiniontoii. aro but n ,imaS] i-art of Canada, und v, c remember thai. in lalldus to Ottawa, And huve to deal with north opinion iu talking to tbrj provim-nil govtrinueni, I may say that without doubt the provincial government at Edmonton is stirred up, but must show them by our large attendance on Thursday that ibis is co in the inn, that we arc going to stay bohim! this to irrigate another half million, acres iu the south until ia uutunlly running in the ditches." Mr. Mnrnoch states liiui. he is glad to learn tbat a'lanio. fan be depended upon. He hopes Tor ;i largo delegaiioa from Tabor, for that extetisicn looko to the first likely to go through, tho P, R. ijeins? iit tlic mood to undertake it. v touies from Warner that a very larso delegation will be present from that point. 'Jtiey orsatmed on Saturday. Duncan Marshall and Hon. Archie McLean of the provincial gov- ernment will attend. Ho Stewart, D.S.O., Col. Xelson Spencer, D.3.O., Medicine Mat; Ucorgo Macleoil; Martin V.'oolf, of Cardston; Prank or Warner; Jas. McXaughton, or CannaQgay, cannot get hero owing to his pnsitioii of chairman ot the public accounts committee. Jus. JicCsiig, editor publications for the provincial government G. H. irntton, head of Ihe agilcuUural department of (he R. wilUje here also. Arrangements aro being made today for special accommodation to take c-are of the vtE'uor.-. Tlie C, It. is aJso ready to supply additional transpor- t.itL'on facilities it" necessary to handle the erowd from any branch. There will be n meeting or deleKates from each district on Wednesday to nrrangc (he program for Thursday's The IlenUil ivas informed this morning tbat the resident's atouff the C'oults branch are endeavoring to arrange a special train to bring- np their delegation. It is almost certain lo be granted by ths C. II. Stephen Plchon Explairts Situa- Peace Terms To Be Discussed Next Handling floods in Cur Build "dends are Restricted to The H.--taMt March suc- cess of A. in last suuimers business ia way ol co-operative buying bas.-iBdttced the members to launch large sciile, so as to be in a position !to'.1iandlc-tUa Kootls IbEs more .Ccouom- ieully and tlieir own organisation, V' To are effecting the in corpora lion' of the. Card s'ton District U. R under the ..Provincial to- operative AssnciLition Act. Thc.lead- farmers who are as ITie "ortEinals" in this sclienie are follows: H. Anderson, local presi- dent; Jno. F. Parrisli, secretary; Thos. A, Anderson, W. II. Ephraitn Harker, Homer Adam Gedla- K, Barker; Geo. B. Gaboon, Frank LeariU, O. Wrighi, Win. Low. Ben Layton, Hrigham Low, E. N. WccUs, H. J. Wocwf, W. J. Porlineus Green, C. and C. L. Tivtbert. These arc farmers from (il'emvooil. Lcavilt, Hill Spring, and Cardston who are forming tins company. Hoivcver alt TJ. F. A. nienT- bers are eligible for membership and all can share in tho profits as there is a iiaIron's dividend that applies as I liaymeut on slock account until each fialron becomes a shareholder in (he company, and ufler a share is fully paid up it will be en U tied to the ac- cruing dividends of S per cent, which' is tho limit of profit on the money invested. The profits earned go to the- formation of a 10 per cent reserve fnnil and after this is created, tJie 5 cent, dividend in paid up stock will come nest. II is planned, to ImtM a warehouse along tlie railway froJiJage, near the Cardstoa Creamery's holdings Tor the "Ploriiig of the stuff handled. This Is a business venture that should ieal lo LiU fanners anil tlouljUeas tho success it deserves will be at-h- Canteen Manager Caused Alberta 'Soldier Killed at Rhvl FAU1S, March Pichon, French foreign minisfer, in Ills week talk wJlh the correspontJents, dis- cussed the bearing ot the food situa- tion in Germany on Ihe speedy con- t-lusiou of peace. He said that Iho nrgent need of supplying Germany was recognized by all the govern- ments rep'fescnled at I'aris. The hun- ger Tvliicii Germany was con- fronted was a bad counsellor. No ono couhl be dead lo tho inU it inanity of continuing the present conditions there and the supreme council had re- solved lo send to Ucrmany all [ho Eood that country required. Huns Mual Work On tho oilier lisml, however, Ihis could not lie done If the UcrnTims ceas- ed working nnd did lo mako 4. ff 4. o- BOLSHIEIS K1UL FOUR RUSSIAN DUKES COPBXHA.GBN, 'March Four more Hussfan grand dukes have been executed, at I'clro- grail'by tlie Ilolsheyiki during the past fortnight on the charge of 'being involved in" a monar- chist plot, according to advices 4 "It may have seemed slow ai bill lliere Ins iiceri mut'li progress (hir- ing ttio inst (cw tlays. It should bo Itornc in ihc tnstrurUons lo Hie commissions to report on March 8' (lid not apply to Irniwrfanl commi LONDON, March Press dltpalcn A riot on a-miniature scale oc- curring at Whitty camp was staged at Guildfcrd Saturday, when the camp canteen marrajer was fined for selling for profit cigar- ettes" issued by. the governmsnt. The cigarettes were issued to the Canadian iroops'free of duty, but the manager purchased large quantities of them and sold them at ordinary, prices. k The soldiers, thinking the au- thorities" were cheating the canteen. The officer commanding the.; camp was as- saulted when he tried to quell the disturbance and had to be taken to the hospital. ALBERTA SOLDIER KILLED LONDON, March the Canadians killed In the rioting at Park appears the name of .WlllTam ?2, artillery, of AUa, Raises Red l.OXDOX. March Colqu lioiui.Mti the course of a statement on the rioting of Canadian soldiers at Kin- nifl, said Uiat m> attack was made on Iho officers, who wore treated with courtesy. "I, myself, went in and out among the men he "and eomc of ilisiu net unity down loot in or- der to they picked up the Mot again. 4 "Tho ropcrJs oE (he damage (o (he camp were greatly exaggerated. Some 60 or'00 men got out ot uaml'and at- tacked so'nio ranlcens. Tlio men. in one camp, anticipating danger, armed themselves fmtl, contrary' to express orders, 'fired. Thai TVGS on Wednes- day fl'nen the fatalities occurred. "The girls were not As a matter ot fact, the yirls were treat- ed with liimfist chu-alrj-. No man rooms while they HIDE J. S, Dennis at Coirferente Canadbui Methods (By Al'. B. Ca.nodiaa PresJ VLADIVOSTOK, jlafch economic cGmmisElou, has been holding a series pt meetings with the Siberian, Supply Comoauy and'the agents of tho Canadian government are endeavoring to reach, an equitable liasis for Siberian trade. At a conference held last .'Tuesday there were representatives present of co-operative organEzatzpns..- who ex- pressed an eagerness to develop fcusv ness relations with Canada" o'witie to OJP similarity of climate and resODTc'es and also because co opera'.ivo movements tho far- .mers of the Dominion. Canada, fur Uienuore, Is without terrHorhul or other selfish aims. An unwillingriess is expressed in tlic mailer'of trading through mitldleDien. is (o lio had, ii ivonleii It 13 realized that il is limppsslljle io veloj) trade risht 'now to the nflnsportation itic-il uii5taWlity of tffi Enormous-Bill Against Billion Will Be for Damages CONFERENCES AT SPA1 ARE TO BE RESUMED, PARIS. AH the bel< ligerent nations- their bills for Indemnity to tho commlwion, France, That of France will not be ready for another week. The claimed by thd various nations from Germany, can mt yet be i however, that of Belgium j thirty to forty billion francs twtrtty billion francs for actual physical destruction, bal- ance for thefts, unpitld tlons, seizures and the llkt, TtiU is the largest figure claimed by any belligerent country, except France. _ RESUME SPA CONFERENCE PARIS, March The council reached a rfftcteton last night whereby the tiont at Spa will be returned on another point, probably- matters concerning Belgium. Organised Dftctmctton PARTS, March. 10. Evidence of an organized sys lem f or ii destruction- of'- thi shops a in tiie meantime here are a ions to learn modern ods anil representatives to Canada shortly to study these methods. Col. Dennis, in replying to abate- ments made at the confereikfey saiil hat lie would ensure fail cpxTperafion nsofar as possible. lifirH Ifwillv iKn umt ttlc t iivitv 11 tovuHy Hill ii iiiv [Jdai fififnujfi rotintrici bv the dcstrnctiott days, iUiiftr ifel rt oio t. Ill-it iii.ti Mirrnririi nf .inHrnocn 01 In thc armlsllce last Jan icarj-, Germany a to ham! over Bonnl of Trade nosifts a largo her commercial fled, lo be in Tatar (ickgatioti.nl Thursday's conference.' COMMIMIOK MAKES PROGRESS PARIS, Murth pro- of the Citcho com- mitHon li In ttntitntft titty, rt it on SHunHy com- flHtt the erf tfie pwition certain of Ih. of revictiwlHnB Euroiw generally and 15 nml which havo'bcen granted another week's Aujlriin Peace Next As soon iis the lerms o( the 'German Germany jnirtluulnrly. Vol. conl'lnu- peace Iiavo been conclnrt'cii, M. Plclion ing Inc mlniEler, at a rcccnl mee'tins said, the council would lake up the at Spa the German delegates declared that the arrangement was unsatlsfac- lory, and 'that Ihcy would "absolutely rc-fusc to rj.irt.h'.-ilh tlioir The allies were willing, he salit, not only lo supply food, but to accord credit to Germany, hut Germany niuat first de- clare her willingness to live up. to Iho conditions of Ilia January __ Conferenee Up The foroign minister tleff-ndcd Iho conference against the MiargCB lhal iis work Iia4 saying: Afiatrlari peace, -which .would involve the future boundaries between Italy fl'nrt. former Analro-Hungarian terri- tory. The subject had already been