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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. LliTllHUHHii'., ALBEUTA. Till IISIJAY. MAttUI 20, M'MUKH SI Fate of Union Government MISSOURI SENATOR ASKED TO RESIGN SEAT Conditions in Poland Pitiful BANK CLEARINGS Tliin.wcck Swine w.ek tost year 730.310 cuwipfw MHOS1ILI1Y i Anti-American Feeling in Ast- ern Siberia Sit- uation New Clearing March He- aoil-Aincrican ing in eastern Siberia have bctn placed In the hands of tbe state de- tiarliuent. This Icarneil authori- tatively yest er Jay in mi AfaacialciJ I'rcis dispatcii. from Vladivostok, lell- ins of wlcleaiwead crlliclsni in east- ern Siberia ihe operations o[ llic American military forces llierc. .'flic reports, it was learned, cama from both United Steles diplomatic and representatives iu Si- beria, And Instances ol this feeling were died. Officials or the state tie- 1 pijrtment, it was said, have thorough- i Iy approved tlit conduct of ihe Anicrl-1 can lorces 'uudcr Major-general M. i Much of the hostility in Vladivos- tok toward the United States is attri-i huteit In circles here -to1 ihe iicllvity of Japanese ft I has Ircen reported that about throe 5 i Hangs oil Tariff Caucus Today When Western Members j Make Sjiecific Off War Duties Relieve Masses of Heavy Burden, X WINNIPEG, last night, the Ottawa correspondent of the Manitoba Free ''It U no to say that the result of tomorrow's Unionist caucut on the 'tariff ctuettion may decide the ultimate fate of Union government. The results in their actualities will not be definitely known until the budget it brought down and that probably will not bt until April, but the caucus itietf go far to indicate how the party stands in relation 16 thit important question. There it rfavbt that the tension on the isiue is greater today than it was at tlic beginning of the cetsic.n, probably because ot fact thatch- time is near when it must be facei squarely. Hitherto, wefternrrf: have caucused by on the subject and have approKhtH their eastern friends on the' matter in but a tentative manner. Tomorrow the two elements meet together and it must be threshed out In earnest. REMOVAL OF WAR TARfFFS WON'T SATISFY "Westerners will gt> to the caucus tomorrow with a '.veil-prepared brief which wilj set forth their minimum demands. Regarding what these are they have kept siltnt. tt is stated, however, that the mere removal of the the 5 per cent, will not for one moment satisfy. There are casei, for Inttinot, where the war tariffs, when applied to otherwise free goods, do not work a hardship, and where applied to luxuries, are justifiable. For Instance, the westerners do not object to its applica- tion to fancy high priced shoes, while they would like to see it abolished, together with other existing tariffs, from the shoes of the. common people. Their demands' consequence will deal with specific commodities, including agricultural implements." JKKKKKSOX >uuri, vras called to his seat in Iho tc-nitt; in u lutlon adujrted IJCTC torl.iy a cimforenre. of uf tlio Ue LUG trat ic me inbc r of i hoitEO oT Tlic- .Lcmu taken. announced. a of Sonalor Kcid's ;o lUo legislature, in ;.i- liK'ked thc proiKiidml Ivagii'.' (jf oil Tuesday Padcrewski Writes That Poles Are Beseigecl All Sides by Germans and of Clollv FHEN uig, Food and Commit Horrible j Are in a She Says. FRENCH TROOPS IN MANNHEIM Lett Troops Take Mitau; Greeks Give Bolshies Drubbing CHICAGO, March a letter received today by John F. president of the national Polish department, Madame Paderemkl, wife of the pianist and premier of Poland, descrioed conditions in Poland ss "pitiful" and said the Polish army was hungry and without cloaks in zero weather and lacVid arms. The letter datec- Jan. 23. The city of tern- berg was without light, food, arms or mxmUions, but was con- stantly bombarded, Madame Paderewski wrote. MOST HORRIBLE ATROCITIES COMMITTED "It is defended by women, children and boy she added and declared "our enemies commit the most horrible atrocities." "Some of the women taken prisoner were impaled on she wrote. "So were also six nuns, who were then removed and hurled in a heap and left to die slowly. 8oy Scouts were taken and tied together (three or four at a time) witH barbed wire and then buried alive." Continuing, the premier's wife asserted the Bolshevik were burning, beheading or freezing Poles to death along the border; in Cieazin, the Czechs were killing and hanging and "the German army is advancing on Posen. We are in a trap." "1 must hold my heart with both my hands for fear it will bunt with the letter concluded. tiKNKVA, Mar, .....French KiKips Jiave occupied Miinnhi-lm and Karlsruhe, uu tin.- hank ot the Hhiru.1. ou account ot" Spariacau outbreaks tJjt-rr', ti'i- Vossische uC- Ik-rlin jays. tl' J L T 11 on Hmdenburg lells tiTL V Cl J Why Raiser okipped upccial meeting on Friday consider tbe. proposal. to IWERSA 1 Mflrth town tit OMa Its FecomI dfaaatron- tirb In last Vncn tlio Faction again suffered lOJfc (o (tit 'ixtcnt ot about 'rbEfl'c Ivd HrcA poparrtio the great- Mt 1osa the town has bsd In the p 20 ywn. TJw twtl il U In 'of H, a. wlilch U H Inltl >oei. 1'. Marth Co- by recent critlcltrTic of former Emperor Wil- Ifam refljirdfng hie flight from Germany to Holland last fall, Field von Hindenburg has pre- pared and published here of the ex-ruJsr'f action. After de- pleting the situation it existed in Novtmber, cAuted by-the weak- ening of the doubiful relfabilify of fftrces in the field and Ihe breaking out of rtvolution at the field mar- :writes: "The peaceful return home of the emperor then became impot- Aible. It could enty have car- ried out through the forceful em- ployment of loyal and civil war would have adtfetf to Ihe with' the "The emperor could have be- hlmaclf to the 'fighting fn order meet death at the hnd of a lift a Hack on ihe enemy, but the armiittce, so fcevn- Iy desired by the people, wofcltJ thereby have (Men postponed and the Fives lx enilnec which will generate 9 total of 1800 hone- power ami, it i> will have lifting oower of'W tons, compared with ft tent, the lilted load car- ried by any known be in exist- iuj advices reaching London today. [In heavy lighting at Xlkolaiev. Disturbing Amendment to tha League of Nations Plan is i Marcli A Jananeifj amendment to the covenant ot feaguc o! nations nrovidins thnt Ihft contracting parties siiall agree grant 'equal and- just treatment to aH aliens their borders who nationals of slates wiiicti arc members of the- Icaptc, -will 'be snbmitlcrt to tho supreme council, it is learned by Ren- ter's from Japanese sources. Tlie standpoint of Japan Is that all citizens of.nations deemed sufficient- Ir to members of the league eiiould liave equal tigbts when travelling or living in forelgri countries, it is said. BALTIC SLIGHTLY DELAYED HALIFAX, N.S., March The White Stir liner Baltic, bring- ing the 5th Battalion, of Toronto; the 43rd Battalion, of Winnipeg; the lit C. M. R., of Brandon; of .the 2nd C. M. of To- ronto, and the 10th Field Ambu- lance, of Winnipeg, arrived In port at 11 o'clock this morning. It had expected to enter the hir- bar at an hour, but was de- layed off the coast. TEXTILE STRIKERS east of Odessa. ioat IN NISHT OF TERROR hclwccn 5.000 anil lien, 'jut fore- 1 I-AWREXCE. Mass.. March cl Ihe French garrison- after fierce 'The textile- mills we're opened today fighting io withdraw', (o Odessa" I under 'orderly conditions after a night sea. tcrroi- in some of the mniworkers' tenement -districts'. Raiding of men and women went from io boxiso tearing down blinds and rapping at doors with i-Jubs. They were not identified. All Ihe. houses were ot mill who .have continued- at ie ol wera Knrtlier rast. the saiil.'tlie Bolshevik hayo; reacJie'd1 the Ist'nmns of 1'erkop lealilng ('rlmen. SETTLE WITH 'PE6 FIREMEN W1SNIPEO.' 51arch pute between' 'the city and the eiiginecrs in the. fire bl'ifadc hus been settled, a'ec6rilng 16 infor'inti- operatives woMi.YXoi injured. lias rer I'oland t the c-1030 ol Rulings of tho Jlilhef aroltWrort board. All SUPPORTS NATIONS LCASUE matters liave been seflle'd 'sitielactor- I.UCBRXB, March ily lo both thc cily'.aBd 'the Tden. meeting of Uic inlernilioMl __________________ Lieutenants and captains of Itio'.brl- ot Chriitinn labor gadc have to withdraw from the union In here 3. resolutioq RlCOONIze POLES imme.lialely, It I- nrideMtond.. Their'supporting, the leasue of nttlons notion In joining There are 150 Aeltftter. tn- _.............. IMiig thn city not to-'itc y'ftr .cludlw of aaiwcla- llic inilr-fU'iKlcricc of ilirrrt vinlaltmrof Ilielr. own lions in Switzerland, Germany, Aiu- jiigrco'inciif'hi itii" TleW'ol.'ilic'boiiri: jlrr.i; Holland nnd ;