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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta "Herald VOLUME XII. E, AL A. MAUCH NUMBER 70 To HoU Market Prtaitr Situation Not BrigKl TONS NOW IN STORE IN ALBERTA e DEER EOS TAXATION RELIEF i U, S. Marines ann Jap Soldiers Clash PEKIX. Mardi 115. I'liileiljtlisiiKlc-rlv in I IIP Japanese When llic marines rcm'tird Hit- Slates niiiriiH's Inivc ruidi'il llii'ilcT. soldiers drove oiil! consulate llwy forcibly tnlciTil.' JM'PIIIIC.SO coiUTSsioif" ;il Titnjtlif willi is vrporli'tl. ;iml assaulted tliu Tsin. Uieir way into lliclcls, il is said, wounding Iwo of jconsiil, whose injuries nrc undtT- :iml assaull- tlieni seriously. The iii'xl day 1 stood lo serious ing tlie consul, according lo dis- lpatches received lici Tin- j trouble is snitl In have been caiis- jcd by (he Ircaiment jjivcn United Slates snUlii-rs who were two hundred uiijjry Americans who were..oft' fluty paraded through concession iiuil it is aliped llit-y ullcickcd encountered. The consular liody is deliber- ating on measures li> he taken to restore normal conditions. NATIONALISTS OF SOUTH is said reeling! is numim: high in Tien Tsin.' Alberta Coulj 19i8 Tax Abortive Situation in legislature Be Placed x Yesterday i and on Tax Roll IRRIGATION COIFERENCE NAMES KUMOSTOX, Mnvel'i liUMONTOS, March mil- tint serious situation confronts tlie o! Icelsla-! real raining fa Jus'.rv- of the province compWed Ks ivork mi Iho, with a utorcd-up surplus ot about Calgary iinJ Deer imsnu- WOOi) tons on hand, with Ihe em- Chamos meJc IB llic Ca.jary Ijirso t.tkwi off American coal, and thaler inctudcd provision thereby. with'iiroilurllon ccsts at a high level. lviie" tlcs.Thss to Premier Charlps Stewart on Ttitet'.aj- rlchUMvay for streets across iii Ilia house'virtually confessed Ihal divided iiroptrly can .iiipeal a refusal li'ie pSvemiiienl is helpless In Ihc lo. tcwli rlghtof-i rtcc of timwu't comlltfo.-iF. the hoard or j Mirat Cut Ceils lirovince instead ot laWng expropria-1 Tlie premier declared that llie tmlj The -pnV.it iitl.lltin solution ti-as a reduction in llic price t'WJ pawtr to in coffijwnsj- orOoa! or least !2 a toil lo meet in surt> a lhe prdnowl Ainerlrau This reiluc- paszeil by the conimlUce .with .irou'he'MM, tail to ho achieved by HUIo argument. Other clauses passed he'prlra of production, though ,b-v lne committee'la'llie Calgarv char- ter included one ctnitotve'vins the city od In freight The only solution I council to establish a commission to lie jaw vvjs lo lengthen the time hoilns anJ anlhorii- product Ion. assuring the minors of mayor or tlie city to declare any day of the year a civic holiday hy'prociamalioil. .Mayor R. C. -Marshall, or. Calgary, and Ciiy Solicitor U, J. Ford of (liat j city appeared fdr'CsIgflrr. The Ucer .deputation iuclTWeil Mayor E. Conuntesloner A.! T. Stefhenson and V.r. K. Payne. ,citr solicitor. After much discussion the mutiicipjil_.law agreed to leave In the Red Deer charier a can make Ihfe IMS abortive to Ihc Mien; of bringing! back property for- feltei; onto, the III'list.'and mike a EXECUTIVE TO WILL WAIT ON WORK; I GOVERNMENTS! AFRICA WANT REPUBLIC C A PET 0 U'N, M arch Uiitch Elenju- Ilawoun trow here jveMerORy v.-jih tfic South Af- rlc-an aboard, will attempt to lay tbc t-laims of a South African republic be- fore ilu- Peace Conlcreni'K. The Uaueati is pxpct-iod lo iti Xeiv York un Mairh s'ltady for a period of at least elth't. months m (lie year, intend (si rlt triontas is rtt present. Mr. Stewart he ivas against wages; the only irnplfcallon jiliat could he obtained'from Jiis rcjuarJis was that if ibe miners were sleaily vrort over a.Iouscr period, t.ictr ivago rttiirns .would be more at smaller rfaliy ihan if the fiiJui' iry 'cdniiiiUed jtresctit toadi- ;.f f .LVse Stprige Surplus Tlrfi .reoiarks Il.'E. Campbell i Hotky iMotintaia "House, -whr "ol..coal on hand at the saW the that, the bftJng __ iii the province in approximately- six iitanths of "Gco. Hnadley, OkoiofeF, leader or the su-rst'stetl thai Ihc govtrn- its attention to encouraging the opening iip'bf anthracite coul sfiains in Alberta to cwnpD'.c willi tlie Uontiuuert on .Page "SINN FEINERS ASK FOR SAFE CONDUCTS DUBLIN, March Sinn Fiincrs accordance with international asking the BritUh govtrnmtnt for safe con- duett for to the peace conference, but it is said. the Sinn will not ask for p.trts." oC'ahy up lo tt'n years, with tJwvaunuil jnalter ot lie unrount 'injUlmenU to (lift the of the general arrears' palllies .in llic generally Vhich is now before Uie'.lefiHajiire, As a preliminary outcome of thit irrigation convention, the fallowing pro tcm executive com- mlttee of the Irrigation Develop-' ment Association was formed to get matters under wsy: ,.Chriir- G. R. vice chair- men, Jofin Poweltonf of ffay- mond, and T. -W. Croft, of Coal- hurst, with the representatives from the districts as follows: Macleod, M. Bailey; Barons and Carmangay, G. Chaw; Coalhurst, J. R. Sandham; West LethbridgCr F. Senior; Iron Springs, G. Hod- ges; Turin, J. W. Rutherford; Sundial, N. D. Mills; Grassy Lake, T. Marsh: Purple Springs, W. Carrothers; Taber, T. B. Hender- son; Barnwell, L- Patterson; Chin, W. J. Cstsldy; Coaldate, J. McD. Davidson; Foremost, Sam Hodge; EUikom, H. McKenzle; Nertiis- camr A. Thompson; Wrentham, N. E. Ellison; Raymond, J. Powel- Stirling, J, Fa writ; C. N. Parrish; Glcnwooif and Hill R. L'iavitt; Milk River, C._A, Hunt: ten, G. C, McDonald; W. C; Xftoratfo, P. Ooortdste, ..Commerct and Twelve Mine Coulee.' T, HHellroy'-Welling, J.-.R. PeterWn; Burdttt, T. BurfiBl Fincastls, T.' Martin; Bow .Island, T. J. Hen- derson' The executive met at Ifie close of thr meeting to discuss plans. TSe; executive plans to wait on next. Crowd The session Kvrcllcd in- numlwrs to llie morning In (he main floor of the Majestic was occupied, an over- v. (here beine six htmrirfti sent. piatform Hon. Archie luiuisier of public Stewart and Messrs. l-fllfingweH and SkfcMoa of the proTincial legtsleturo. [Jrisadier-OeMral Stewart wa? givea a.'rousing reception on and ivna greeted vUU austaincil chctrsj when Inter on lie 10 speak. The' nnnisler and lie Troiii KtJ-] montou were -i Tim resofuHon was put i ert J'a opl-j Whereas, .this conference under- stands that Uic Dominion government.! haTinjr already carrietl out most of tlie surveys tlie l.ttlibridsc riortli- comn'otc tfiesu sur- tins year; AnU whereas, no provision has yet been niailc for giving the people un- der the Leihliridge southonsterly or.ihe St. VIENNA, I lion of voled I on .tomorrow for.a state nnii secre- taries." The rieijartrr.eni? 'ot foreisji affairs, (lie ancl.'lraHEc, ac- FATHER DIES IN EAST" cording to iho program, will continue Skcith; {ether of It. K; Kkeitli. Mo function only until unity wiiK Ger- and T. K-. Skollh.-of 1 many Is accomplished. and T. K-. New Divylcni tllr.d at Cornwalj, Out., recently. The late was of inc- Kenyan Raid and K former Cprr.ivsU alderninn, The cabinet (omictl iKc Kocial Democrats.' aid" So- cialists, (he hav- ing declined "placsw.in...the Canadian Workers Wil Break Away From lie International One ot Ihe Itilnus IIM In Bin annals or lhe: labor in Clunija occurred ir.ornihg ttit'lnicr-DTOTincljl canter- flib'-fotcl wfien every rrestrt tor nirij trom lulctnilicmal at- lo ilio nprrovnl ot ,lkc'_ general membership of dele- respective Xol tins', bnt a'new otganlzalion >as (orm- ed. to rfcounl. wllh equal Rnslo toiembraoe whole ot vorksrs. It n 111 be krown'iiii ''The One Hij i'nlon." In' order to cany (tits into effect She conference 4hri of the Vt'iKj tne name ol HIR "The.Ofle U'o ireconimend .Out the confer- ol five, Irtt- 'loiCAUpii. for t .2.. the dun i llut'ifele- nates from' each meet and a comnilUee of Kit! lo ivorX in tsnjunptlnn ivlt'ri the centrnl commit- tee in orrylnjr otv tlie ,pro- iccivanllsh ol IJie ccmrniUon. 4. We tho nitd ot tht r'efmndnm bo Ml 10 (tio MKIrsI oommillco. nlso ricclvins rclurcks of the' rota.'' In the oiiimon ite-cwnmitlee will lreN an fruIiistTw! form of to .trades ami district-.iKAviUv Anil ro ilefinSIft plan of ofttnizitlon will BtfhmUltA nnlil referendum Tieen Uken. fi. The cornmiUfte. Inrlher recom- mtmts Ihal after llic ol tVic vote ere "ccntval com-' a conference of repre- senUlfves ol linrfep Cotmcils IrlcL hoiMs lo the plans of organitaltcn; the basis of referen- dum of aftlUaleti.mem'hfirililp of 500 or Ic3a lo he ovcf 50l> Iwo OVLT'HMO thrift delo- 1. We -that, an apjical ha made to 1Ue trtdes qooaclls. an "I difttrlcE hoards forUlie (wymcnt 'of two cenffl iftt mwrtbH. nfflltaUHito ti- nmnco Iho education profcrarii foi ttie ol'The One Big..Ujilo'nl" SfiTertl other IrirportftnL reasgiis iretft These ftclwttJ 6t siwec> and tliO llftitt; bt cerfAln liter- alurc. and the of political rme'rA; Ihc exprenslftn M an op.cn con- viction lhat the syslemjof I Sparincans Remain lo be Clear- erl Oul of Only One SmaH Suburb BASEL, March Berlin insurrection may be considered as suppresaed, Guitave Noske, the minister of defence, in the nstional autmbty it Wei- mar today, a German dispatch Only one'auburb remained to be cleared of the Spartacans, the mlnEater stated. The disarmament of the lion murt be hastened, -Merr Noikc said.- "It tftpcclaliy, fault- of certain notably the Frelheit and the Red >aM the minister, "that; acts of pillage and murder have been committed in Berlin, they have been Incit- ing the .people for monthe.past_ .The Independent-Socialists did all they coiild_to support disf graceful, ,5harnelcss The. great mass of. the Workmett of Berlin are honeat men, In .all .movefnents, Imptore ele- menu- seem to have 'crept in., -among.the Kcal, thougntftfl work- The hyerMS of the rewfution begin lo intrigue before martial law was proclaimed and before the trwps had been ordered to ad- vance on Berlin." Editors Com- ment on pjffcoHv- Caxadtan Next Week Will Set Terms Alt Ready lo Submit lo tht Germans GKKMAN ASSEMBLY NAMES ITS Statement Made That Will Xol Be Signed Before March 20 To Pay For Food Neetied I'AIUK, March The blorkaile against Germany financial e.xpecle.l to liftyJ a result nl negotiytions KQlug on at HrusseU. This blockade epjiUPtl al the same lime as the commercial blocfciide, all neutral Milk Kiver iirojccl ilie same service J money centers, being intormtd U.al in the And whereas, if (his service is rot vcn. the Dominion government will be Ucnarting from, its traditional pol- icv for many of making Therefore iv resolved, that Una conference respectfully requests the Dominion gvemme'nt to provi- foregoing.ahead'with the south- southwesterly surveys at and' conference also resperifuUy requtsU the Albcrtu gov- enasjent to-collaburile to-1 liese tnds. COB ilnued on 'I'age Six. LOXDOX, March (CanaJian AF, sociatcil sinialion be- I'.rccn Uid .Dominion GovcrnBiaat. the Grand Trunk Railway company, is arousing interest in London. Hio fin- ancial of the Daifr rfi: from some roraruoufs, ef- forts 'sceoi to Oc (iirecteil toyar-t pro- yitllng'tliaL the Grand Trunk is suffer iiig frbm greviaus Noiliiiig, he SPVS, could to more absurd. Tht cciuinjyriy horrovveil and ereuit Trom llie government and in cxcliange into certain It HOT.- fails in these obligations ami the government asfcs repayment. The Canadian government is fully justified in asking its poviiul of flcali, tut it nnHkely it will insist to the hitler1 cnrl, iiltlioush the financial methods' of Die; company has won'it inncli popularity in business circles in Can-! The financial editor of the Daily Chronicle says tiie Don.inion govern- ment undoubtedly be within legal rights in Keeping .the company (o iU Grand Trunk Pacific but it ia nr.ltkch" lo ge io piu-li ex- tremes, bavins reKarrl to Ihc iuteresls of Ihonsanda of investors Hero, to say notliing of CinaJian i-redftors. Most market commentators advise holders to ignore the present Uown- ward'movement ol the, stock and awatt developments. iv Joans to Germany would result.in the lerminftiion of their financial rela- tions iis-itli the allies. Xeutral bahhers furnishing funds lo Germany simflarly blacklislcil. .iml the result been lo virtually shut oiil Ger- many from the money market of the world. By raising the neu- tral money wiirbc.openffi to Germany as, a means' loans for payments for food. _ The Scandinavian tojatrreSliartic ularly DemiiarV. are said.to have unch cxceptionafly large retoiirces that fur- ther importation ot gol i liati pro hi.blte'il. larsc mill bs 'opened -to tjcmiitir the littffti of tbe financial LONDON', Mfth-li The.'ftolahe- vikl nl >rpscow; '..claims Oiat tlnrihg .January ami February Ihe Bp.alicviV; ?.rmy occupied lerritpry Ihc size of' France, rnUcs, ot railro.id tmdtr its conlrot, clarcs )nftl the, soviet Iroopif; will reach'' May I. according 16 'u HfilsJnxfbrs (Hsjwtcli to llie Ki? they arn fivld to hsvo execnterl !conomi5l wlio conlTOl by thri aelcclion of rep-jUaranovsky, an lives from j recently lo e the ytttabu' Vkrair.c in I'aris. Prof. K a'llx-hotir iProf, Eiimenkn, flen. naJha work t.tid tbp i-re sympalhy wjhi ntunlclpaUiy nro rejioiled 10 unirtidrnhin SpRrtiinjn (have liccii liy the Heads of Big Nations to Decide At. Important Conference. Starting Soon (n Kcceive Largft and Think Support Claim March Belgian senate today iVic bill author- izing a loan of three hllljon live' htm- tired million Ttie premier, rc- nlyfns (o seven! said that ihejrc'wfls no reason tof Dcflgluni to reproach allfca, invf raieed (ho amount OkVotir he sifd, is every to believe the figure will ho accepted. If tlie total amount ,of ntiwt rxi rednceil, the will not .be applied lo Mel- gfimi." ,i "Tftc IMrirlcre Henro.saya that a b'fUion fraitcf o; the Helgian loan nlll bo in Spain. f PARIS, March Presi- dent Wilson's arrival here a series of will begin, which will latt' pyer the week-end with Premiers Lloyd.'George, Clemen- ceau and. Orlando. Alt trt; con' to-be held on SunrfVy probably will .deal, with the Italy and Iht Juso-Slavs over the. eastern coast of the Adriatic.' 'Another [mport- ant question awaiting attention is the of .time to b; given Germaiyrto pay her huc.3 war debt-to the Allies. This is tenta.- tivcLy fixed at thirty years, with the .about a billion dollars anrtualty 'during that time. It is believed, however, that pay- metit.may not be matfe in money, but largely .in commodities of labor.; The thirty year .period for the payment of .Germany's rtibl also, invofvts .a corresponrfina pertad ditarmamtnt French opinion intliMS toward giving tne league r of nations durini'this thii view is. nrt-thiired quarters, whers'it out that It would have the tflect of making the league of nations art internat- ional collection and wculd indirectly aiinount.lo the league's underwriting Germany's war debt. EAST ELGIN LIBERALS CHOOSE CANDIDATES AYI.MKK, toil., Marrli gin in convention luvc cliOEen U. Charlton as candiilato in the m-sl (dcraj-election. S. ot Yarmouth, a tamer, as candidate for Ilio Ontario Kor the latter; S, s. McDennand, ot Malnhitlo. .has becll hut rcsl cd W'gives thc.rcccHlly-tTifrancliiactl woTiieri A vote in.thc ot> ilMttty of. Aytuiejf, wiut but wllh- 'DIED ON, i tlie caaanily lists receivrrt nameoCFvlo- ll.Oatcv liaytnx Htp. OavM gins, of Mtidichw Hal, who was Vkh' tho SlVfbn forf-fs, is also V ST. SMALL SAILmC FLEET smitfwt seating flcftt in the history of the industry of N'ew- tounriianj, sailed ycalerday on Hie An- nual to thrice (SeUls, Xinc of will operate off Uift Orancl tenth, the 1 1' to ohtiln a losil off riic.Gult ol St. PARIS. March Tte .Supreme Council ol the peace conference virtually decided to "include' in Ihe PA.P.Ifi, March to sn inquiry as to it Is possible that the peace tresty will be signed by March 20, An- dre Tardleu, of French peace delegation, said he believed such a ccntingeiVy quite Impcssible, Jl- thouch he expected that great progress would be made within the next week. ERZBERGER REFUSES BASEL, March Err- berger refused to" be a mem- ber of German delegation at tha peace confcrvncs, although, pressure has been brought to bear upon him to bring about his ac- ceptance. GERMAN DELEGATES NAMED WEIMAR, March .the German delegates to Ihe peace conference will be on an footing, although. Count Von Brockdorff Ratzau, the Foreign Minister, will be thtir leader. The party will not have the pow er to make that being veitetJ in tht cabinet. It will be accompanied to the con- fcrence by a large, unnamed, group of i clerks and The tron of the conference _ wn rwKhed after a Ions cabinet rnvrtirtfl wnieli teffn Wednmday ami far evvniijfl. Count will not IM it Velgtu'rn Ciet Llmburg BRUSSELS, MircU announcetl in Mar thUihc supreme coonerl of. the confe eace fesd thfc ot Aunt roil liollaatl the country irflt re- ceive tlje Tfilh satfstaciion. will see in. it ro'recast.'dr sctions which will have a proTaanri in- Thwnce on (he district oE .MsTih isns, exactly 80 heart! th'e farewelis of of Belgian iirov iuces which, the co Dili Lull cm treaty iraa about to separate from IUU country. Tlie house cannot-but preliminary- Iveaty ot.psjace arrange- nioveA oy such a memorabie coinct- menls that Germany shall relinqaish siiicl the her leasehold of Tao and all pi-operlies antl concessions OH- the Shantung peninsula. N'oattempt, it is understood., will be aado at'nrestnt to reiider a; decision a to the ultimate nublibatton ot Ger- many's rights, which 15. now th.e sub'- Jed pi a controversy between the Jap- anese and Chinese delegation's in Paris, The former holds that Japan acquired the leasehold pi con- quest over the German there, although she is Trilling to permit the ultimate status ot Iho Pen- insula lo'ne dRlenuined.by- conference.. Cliina contends. the. lease was automatically cancelled by ex- pulsion of the GermatiF, who originally acquired it by force, the prop- erly reverts lo SALONIKI, March 14, Turkish forces in southern Alia ignoring fact ttiat an armistice has faeth signed arc terrorizing the Grctka in region, accordirsj to the. poiitan, of Sfv.'is, Asiatic Turkey, which says that atltari should be sent to protvct the popu- lation from the Young The mier w L stood while the i spoblac. And there frcoi 'sJl parts o" the cham'btir. In that treaty was porttoai ol the pro v- ince of back this territory Flpllaml control ot both hisks of llie- Schtldt, Belginrft was tints deprived of much oE tlit advantage of her great port ot Antwerp. German Food Request PARIS, Starch Ttie German delegation at Brussels yesterday was under the presiriency of Under-3ecre- Ury ot-State ton Eraun, and Dr. dore of Warburz Jt.X'p., Hamburg, was vlc dent. H is -.taat ,Yon-Brnin .had prepared speech 'in he would tell the allies that the fetjltnc of Ocr- many was a. matter of -intereit to aH powwi. The allies hart of-, fercd to fumislf until next bar- but it is that OrniarjA were ready to urge ttat the only mea- sure that would ..came a great im- prorcflrtnl. in inftnul sltution-in GeTmany would be tne midinc ot food in proportionate to many's needa and the tiling of -Htiaji- ciat which, are utiJTac- fory. ST. JOliiV, u Gninipian docked here this morning at S-45 o'clock. Edmontonians Boast of Most Consuming Thirst KD.MO.NTON, A Ha., March; montoninn for in twf< Ilini of Calgary, Uic; ot Ihe city, d.ate. regard .the demon rum great- _thah_tW 'ttlc liliyslcrans 1 tu're. Tiie 14 month of Jannary, Kdmontpn stores 'sold S14.W3 as IW.535 ounces sold by garj' storos during tho mdnHi. IrtMitenia lias been in Edmonton during also niooth. flic figures were Sttpt: C. Brj-iu o! tlio iri ftriswcr'to "fiucEtlpns put rn fct.Or. SUirfej; Hijti Rker. Supt, Bryan rftmsrks will be noted, the Edmonton .retnma only cover a part of month, the resison for this hclrw IbaL.drawt-ts', prfor to-lrie. on wW not in thai the flttittd InforroaltoB cootd M drng itaro-Jito in the highest ot vhlntf dm; stores A erttre in Hfrrionton tin 54.- (iirfac ano drof in ikff (ft cil ;