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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME XII. LKTHlMUIHil-., AI.HEUTA. TtKSDAY, MAUCIl IS, lill'J Nl'MBKR 82 U. M. W. OF A. POLICY ,WILL BE SIX-HOUR DAY IN ALL COAL MINES Gen. Currie May Become Lieut-Governor of B. C TORONTO, March Sir Arthur Currie. chief of Iht Canadian army In France, may return to home in British Columbia at its next lieutenant-governor, is the gtneral hope of the prov- ince, opinion of Senator Barnard, four limes mayor of Victoria aivl years the representative in '.he house of commons, who arrived in this city yesterday from New York on his way to Ottawa, accomp3nied by his wife. Peace Conference Hounding In-' I o Shape on All t'hases of Agreement I NATIONS LEAGUE CLAUSE WILL HE PAKTj liul Will He Ten Duys or More Yet Before is Heady Huns p Include Money For School at Raymond MINERS ALSO ASK FIVE DAY WEEK INDIANAPOLIS, Inch, March for a 6-liour day, a 5-day week, an increase in wages of min- iers and nationalization of the coa! mines of the country were made today by Frank J. Hays, president of the United Mine i Workers of America, in his address at the opening session o{ i the convention of ihe organization here today. He also recom-1 j mended that miners have the right to organize and to bar-1 j gain collectively with the government in making wage scales! in case of nationalization of the mines. Demands Plainly Staled Uy A. Maharg, I'residenl G. G. ;i PA It IS, tturrli important with Hreiniors Kloyd Cieorgo. Orlanilo mid t'Lenienceiiu will he held at I'rcsi-lont residence loday. This Blith- ering of premiers, representing rlio supreme: direcihiE of tho conferencr, UKts the place of the ses- sion of the Hiiiirenie council which lic-cn postponed until tomorrow to per- iml Ihe meeting. The question lo be dct-UIed is the one ol at-curd between powers on ail jrliasOs ot the trc.ity Line! its early presentation to the Germans. It is expected an agree- incut- rear-tied as lo the inclus- ion of tlio league ol nations an in- tegral part of the peace treaty in ac- cordance with the resolution al-j ready been atlppted'by the peace j conference: Special interest" attaches to today's'cphterence in viov: of the recent reports of divergencies between tlie lowers as to liic inclusion the league'ftf nations plan in the treaty. The meeting is looked upon as an earnest, decisive effort to reconcile ail views into A common understand- ing for an early of peace! in H eoiuprehengjvt form, including! miliiary. naval and financial terms, as i well the league o[ nations. J Thu general situation as (o the pence _________ treaty ban been groatly clarified during; the List 24 hour.s Ity discussions be- tween the of the various, dele- gations and the Unit oil States dele- sates take the view that the attilmlu uf the French mid United I State a government bn brought into entire accord. The i-onCevent'cs j which have been held by Hobertj Cecil, of Great UrHaiu. Leon II our-( of Krantic, and Col. House. J the United States, have reached n tatlve accord and there is reason toi believe meeting v. ill .'.p- provo the action thus taken, I 1'rescnt plans coulemplMc the coin- Delegates jilction of hearings given iii'uiral nat- ions on tbe league of nations during Ihe present and during the com- ing week attention will, he given toj boundaries; reparation ami other I branches oMhf treaty. It is believej that the revised league covenant will bo ready for adoption at tbe end of the next, week, Swiss Delegates IIKUNK, March (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON, Alia., March It is stated on good authority that the location of the government demonstration farms which C. R. Mitchell, provincial treai- urtr, announced in speech on the budget yesterday will be established In Gkichen, Acadia iinJ Taber conttitusncies. The new farm for" Glelclien constit- it is reported, wilt be locat- ed just outside the city' of' Cal- gary. Another ont will be near Youngstown in. AcatJta and the third near RpymontJ in Tabier con- stituency. i The of these tlirec farms, and the government programme for 1919-ori buildings, roa'ds and bridges., constituted the most interesting feature of the budget address. total expen- ditures eilimattfd for publfc for the year are put at exclusive of on th: tele- phone system; Public items Inclutle a new court house for'Mtdicine Hrt, instLtute .'of technology, site, and cornjrienit Tpfdvlncial share 'of tutaeriuloiis hospital, of sg alterations on dinQ5, 475.000; Improving gronncJs of government .improving grounds of parliament buildjpge, hospital building for insane Ponoks, hospital for soldiers, Red Deer, repair shop. Lethbridge sites r.nd eonslfuc- tion for "public OCO; home for mentally defichnt coildfcn, The tudget contains an estimat- ed item of half million dollars for capital expenditure on bridges. Under highways, an item of is includid for penditure and for expenditure on main highways while is placed in the In- tcome expenditure for district and local hinbways. Other items of estimated diUire under public works include charged to income expen- diture for ferries and to cap- ital expenditure for th: same and expenditure for sur- v.-ys and compensation for lands, LARGE BUDGET TOTAL Mr. Mitchell gave the total esti- mated revenue for 1919 for the province as adding a balance of carried over from 1918 to make a total of The total estimat- ed expenditure for 1919 he put at .divided 864j010 for capital expenditure anrf r for income: expendir turt. i 'This cash surplus; of This however, includes items of, borrowed money. TSe real revenue for' 1913 is placed at and corr.: expenditure at leaving an income surplus of 161.26. No Sooner Home Than Work Mr. Hutherford is TresidetU delegation to attend the neutral con- ference in Paris on tlie league of nat- ions lefl hrre tonight, The nicmlicrs an; Felix Ca Homier, former president iinO a member of the federal cnuncil; Alfreil Kroy. of a mcmlier of the national touncil; I'rofessor Eugene Huniuer, of Uornc University, anil Prolossior William Rapjiard. ol the Un- iversity of Geneva. Polish CUimi Discussed I'AHIS, March IS.- wlrt- The corrirlor the peace conference .-committee on Polish claims lias agreed tipou r-hall go lo as ;t inrana nl oxlt, lo the ISaHIt: Hen. Is outlined toduy by (he .lournal cks 'Debates. The report ot which Is headed by Jnle's will he examined ?Jiorl. (From Our CorrcHtOiiiImO Alia..-March the irrigation rally at Lelliln-irtgo on Thursday last, which was well attend- ed by local farmers, despite the diffi- culties In travel, the U. F; A. called a Special meeting on Saturday, March 15th. (or the purpose of organizing the Turin Local of the Irrigation Develop- ment Association, also to elect a per- ni.incnl representative to act on t.ic executive board of tltc .isaocfatiou. -I. IMtherford appointed chair- man of the meeting and officers for tho local elected were as .1, Hutherford, president; J. Sorgird. vice-president, and Norman Wilson. secretary-treasurer. .1. KulherforJ WAS unstained as permanent represen- tative. The call for memberships was veil responded lo, nineteen signing uj> at the meeting. A committee was ap- point cil to canvass .the district for memberships, consisting of' J. Sorgard and Fred Lucr.uh. Knierson Hninps and m Mellow, (.rccn CONSTANCE CRAYVLEV, FAMOUS ACTRESS, DIRS AT LOS ANGELES, CAL. LOS ANGEl.KS. Calif.. Marcli JGOVT. MUST ACT OK WILL HE. RESIGNATIONS: I "We Have Got To The End ofj I Our Rope" He ttcdiires j I 'For The West Marc? vitiivpohii on the ferh'f was strongly i put in the conimonsi tftvlay by J. Ma- iKivp, I'ntouist .nemlicr for Maple j Creek, anil prct-idimt of ilic vran Uratn Growers-. After uFstnlns ihiu ihe Liivnier's of ihe have r.'j j intention of tiding :ip with j any political party 'or oven ihej L'nion government.1 .Mr. ad-1 vised the to givf- thought-j fnl to tbe plLitfonu oil ilit- ('anadinn Council of Agriculture, j ''We liavc sol to ihn tnd of OUT! fur as wostern Caiuidu is I was "an expression used by Mr. closeil Iiis tariff ve- mnrks with a prediction thai if tbe Eomethinj to meci ths views the. vvpst, there will be resignations ami be- fore next Decreased Wntat Acreaye Mr, Maharg- prctlictcd that liiere would be a decrease in the acreage town to wheat in t3ic west if prices not fixed. Tlie debate on the nddrc-as was re- sumed when tho house, met by Hon. Arthur Mcighon. minister of ihe in- terior. Mr. Meiglien made a deEcnsc o: tbe attUuiln by the gov- ernment in connection with the title question. Referiing to Mr. Fielding's criti- cisms of the War Times Klection. Act, Mr. saM be had drafieO it and ho hud no regrets to tsprcss. Defending Sir Robert Horden and his colleagues '-vim are 111 I'aris, he said that if Canada ivas to bo', hound 'Build or Quit" Demand Of Local Member To Western Dominion Ry. {Special to The Hfirald) OTTAWA, March an- other request from the Western Dominion Railway company for an extension of time in which to finith construction of tiitir lints in Southern Alberta precipitated strong fignt in.the Railway Com- mittee of the Houtc this morning, when kW. A. Buchanan, M. P., de- clared that try: government should either make ihe company ''build or quit." The Western Dominion Railway has had a charter for some to build a line from the internat- ional bc-undary through Cardston lo Pincher Creek. So far it is prac- tically a railway on ppper, Mr.- Buchanan in committee wanted a guarantee from the company that they were really in, earnest about building this line PS the country it would traverse badly needed the read and the fact that the charter had been granted to the campany was being used by other railroads as an excuse'for not building. Either it WPS a case of the Western Dominion building the line, or else the government should cancel the charter, in whfch case the government should look after providing trans- portation for the territory depen- dent on the projected line. The minister of railways was quite sympathetic towards at- titude taken by Mr. Buchanan and the matter will bt very considered before any lirrte ex- tension is granted. The Western Dominion in de- fense stated that it realty serious about building this road and had spent m grading in 1914. The decision on the application was deferred until the ntxt meet- ing of the railway committee. Leaders Q[ Former Government Ask Peace Conference For ijelp LEAVE BOUNDARY QUESTION UNDECIDED Ask Aid to Establish Provisional Regime to Meet Present Needs ConsUmce Craivloy. actress, died hsrciby the jipflco frcr.iv, she must bn rrjv nigM following a fihort illness. ycnrs ago near London, slto played with Sir Henry Irving anil Sir Herbert Tree before coining Amer- ica a. few years ago. was beat knowti for her jiorlrayal of Portia and other characters in Shakes- pearian plays. ('onsiancc Ciawlty he Co re resented when tbe treaty is being framed. Col. Currie's Defense Col. ,1. A. Ciinio. North S Emcee. nttcr speaking tor iiatf an hour, moved the adjourn me in or ihe debate short- ly after 10 o'clock. Col. Currie de- scribed the operations at 31. .hilien j Member Tor SI- Albert Declares He Wants t'omimllee, lo Investigate }'AHIS. March IS.-TIie Russian jcoir.iLtittec in I'aris yesterday submit- I teil to ihe IIDBCC conference- a cnni- i miEiiicatioit signed by Sergius Har.o-' i noff; 'oreigB minister ot the Omsk goy llic iveat of and Oslerodn. which are left (o (Jcrniany, and then JoiUh to the Pnisrttan Poland border. >n (lerniflii the Poles will !iic rt'Rli5nH fif Oppeln niul Kew- TliCi Polish nnd froulltir will in Co i ejisl of south al been completed liy tlio cnmmiE-alon. NOTtD AflTIGT DIES KfttiVoii CiA. imtcil iirllsl. ili'-ji Inlay ;Jl and T, H. Xolan. in pairs to oanvaFs HIP- nortlievn. central rind southern portions ot tbe district re- spectively. A lively interest Ims bpcn Uifccn by by j the fanners who are all nlivc to'the situation and are prepared to go tci any lengths to get wluit they arc aitrr. It is expeclfid iiiat the cnnvtiasinE com- mittee will report one hundred per rent membership, aa this is our slogan. within a very few -The local Union wi'pli to assure llic (lonrA ot Trade al T.r.lhbrldgc, tliat thoy are fully organltcd, nnd ara "ready to co- oporato r.'ltli ihe other lot'als in mnV- lug an niullpptitctl snrccas ot this veil ture. tin French, declared that the govern- had conilniUed many blunilcrs Kndearor lo I'nvtc Peace Conference to Consider Irish Claims tent vainer than for its violence, converts have been eight' throughout tbe trouble [by the it is reported. Dis- March more ap- grcsstvc section the Klnn Keln parly Piniiliir to that adopted by tlie mill- taut at, the niomont it is hoped to liavc. tbe peace conference in-i tervcning in bvJitilf of lieland. This! will for (he pnrpOFR of [lrnwin.l. llolki, the millionaire lender of Tondokyo Ifjtiit. i? ior liie rumor that [former Emperor lleui committed suicide as a proleH against the mar- .riage of a nifimtjer o( the Korean family to a princess. On j March 5. the after lits funeral, a 1 mob forced the Foulli gate of Seoul and paraded through the streets to Hul Action Will Be Rather Than Producers aud students Ul' liie food ndmlnittratlon. Killed. ceivcd by tlie jv The a'uthoritii-o. howc.vcr, tiro alnrined ;sl Ihe inonntiiig paiTd ID afford ailcfjiiarc proteriion ot hop iiro.luriy. favors fixing ti "ling among the leaders. Xewspapers {litre view the silnaiion ns very grave land announce that nmong those ar- {rested were three foreigners. He- i n'oris from the interior of Korea slain wn? loarn-i tliwt pol Ice "officers have been .i__ Sef is n the pi-fspod (art iird di.scrimiiia-'lljan H'C live aninuil, !ion 11 will lif! able to prevent trouble. no! micml fui'liie'r lo tmisirJerntiDii of tlif home rule hill. which was sufpcnilc-d by not wMeh (-xpircs six moulha after the treaty of peace :t. signed. NATIONAL'ZE ARGENTINE PORT IlUENOH Aires, Marcb RESTRICTION LIFTED OTTAWA, Merrh for the sale nS brcakfaat fooils in pack- of Ur-4 than 20 am m lortgor Tho (II ol Ottciher. such !i- has bt'trn n NINE LOST ON YSELKAVEN YORK, Ailims. comnuiTiding the simmer VjfliK'.vrn, sunk by n mine in thfi Xortfi Sc-.i on March I nil ay cniiK'fl thn Unit oil Statos board Imro that nine [nciiibors of the worn lor.f. nisht having licnn killed thr oxpl'isk.ii niul ortii ily- In 'I'll-: Ujat p.fitr tiic in vivnv.i Atlaulio shilling figcnls have The committee allied with] (do government's decree In UK- adnilnhlr.illon had a conference lierr lasl Sunday, al, whlfh reproscnla of tbe food administration ivcro ttrescnt. packerii were of the {inlnlon tlial hcgs should not sell at more Hum or f 18.00 at Uio ont- anil UHJ maximum price; liic product, if should bs on llic port and announced tliat tran.s- Atlantic. stciimers will be brought in from the roads today for loading and unloading. The workmen have agreed lo resume work under the govern- ment's decree and ft is hoped to bring about normal conditions. last Friday which, ho fitftf. conveyed "the impression thai Mr. Webster, the Wmonlon vendor, had perjured'him Eclf and that the accusation against myself contained. In Mr, ForslerY lei (fir was true." ami accuser! Mrs. Me- Kiimey and Major of having given tho InforiDation In which (he reference was based to the news- paper. _ Asks for Investigation St. Albert man declared thai he was going to ask for a comirtittoe' he house to investigate the of HUN GOLD FOR BELGIUM March accord- ance with an agreement which has been reached, Inn government of (Jer-l many lias to deposit f'OO.OODi francs in gold %vilh the ?el? natlonul bank. There1 will bn two one., nf li.ViOiVifiiM franrJ wl'liin foiir niul will bn nil! uiailc within ton days; j niCHTHDFEN'S CONQUEROR CAPT, D.F.C., HOME ST. JOHN, N.B., March Capt. A. R. BrAwn, Oarletfln Place, Ontr credited with heing the offi- cer who .brought down the grtat Gerrran viator, Baron Richthofftn, reached port on tht liner MTnncdoM He D.F.C. bar. The bar wn awarded to him signal triumph over the great star of the Teutons, charges against him. In making a reply Major I.Owery told Mr. Itoudreau Mally thbt he did not have to say whether or not he gave inforniallori In question, to the Journal. Major Lowery'also tliat he fcncw "thn( probably the'ob- ject of the honorable member from St. Albert in going (0 the courts with the subject was to drag ont ot the Hans P." :i statement that, brought protest from Hoiiilrtfln'ilial lie for a commit Loci ot the house tit Investigate the brought. aHout one also between Major anrt Mrs, Me Ktnncy on the one ?tdc Attorney General Unylc on the Major Lowcry pointed out Mr. Doyle's state ment of last Krlday relative to how fair be, the attorney-general, had btftn Iti1 lEauing a flat to permit the mem bets to look over the records of the vendors, and quoled a section frbin ihe Liquor Act which ataltsi "That'th vendor shall permit the same davits regarding Ihe sale o( to be inspected by anyone who applies to htm for counlcroil this by exiilalnlng section only applied 10. inanecttbii o pttldavitp, and UG gave the i all ihe record? in tiio vendor's could lie examined. Immediulely Germans Turn Over Merchant Shipping To The PARIS, March Brttiah. XDV< ernment has indicated that immediate' ly upon Ihc transfer of Hernia a ping to the allies it will be able' to deliver the following to the the figures in tons he- Ing: Bacon. HO.OOO: condensed 10.000; vegetable 20.0CO; ine, iOOO; tlripping5, rice', Sfl.OOO; oatnteal. ami barley or ffour, Tbe French governinenl is ready to-1 rnish raw inaterfals which wil) ilucc tons of palm oil. and the United Stflies can deliver from stocks in Europe1 40MQ Ions of tereals dud flour. Of Hie. tons of foo-l for tbs relief sinew December 1 through Americtn food all but this amount ,ls for the relief of liberated pies and tan not tic diverted. Pay- ment for the food will made by the Germans in gold or equivalent STRIKE OFF JHWAKKj N.J., March ike of the I-5PO employees of J'nblic Service Hail way Company, Ita'd up trolley -service in Xew since las! Wednesday- was formally called oft last night wltli both sides claiming victory. Full 'Tvicu on :ill lines wfes resnmtA at o'clock this morning. GREAT DRIVE FOR BRITISH COMMERCE JUrdi t'ederatlon of British Indue- tries, -representing lfi.000 ufacturers and iCS.OOO.OQO.WH) capital, is orjantaiiig a .great system of trade for the Man of British trade Ky July the federatfon exyocli lo hare R represecUUrc in erery important centre. Tl also represented in Spain, Deri mark, South .America and Xear Hast 4 ;