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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. LKTHBMpCiE. ALBERTA, SATl'llDAY, MAHCil 191S" NUMBER France Wants Her 1814 Restored Important Announcemtnl H) Premier Stewart Debate the Uudgct DEMANDS Premier Also Says He Wants No Trouble With Veterans Over Mennonilea -March Charles StewRrt and opposition leader (Jcorse Hoadley delivered speeches on: ilit hudjel in' ilie legislature Friday! afternoon developing Imporlant points! in regard to the railway situation in] the province. Among other 1h1riK5, af- ter .Mr. HoatUey had prfviously said iliai a contingency appealed inevitably to him. Premier niilled that he had ;i from tfio federal' receiver ot (he Crand Trunk Pacific to Ilie effect that H would be fof'the lo protert 'the guarantees on theie -This means payment of intpr- (.'jst Lonrts in vit of de- fault. The Premier said.he TSM acting Ju concert with the Saskatchewan govern- ment in attempting to at n set- ilenient of lhat he uuder- jilood the Grand Trunk principal lioes in AlherU were paying and that before any move vaa nutda to protect ilie interest on tbe -Vould certainly ait accounting ul all tbf buttons of Road Policy Undevefoped alao clejjr, line of cleavage the premier and oppositlpn leader. The latter declared strongly in favor ol a policy of building permanen roade. Tlio premier declared with equal against policy ;ii the present time, had SoOO miles of main highways now iind thai ihe'problem of puttiog-roada Inlo sparsely 'settled districts was" such that it was..impossible to conaM- of of" permanently con- sirurtp.d highways for a long tlrao1 to come. Perhaps Mm most Inlerestlug feature of the premier's remarks was liis definite repudiation of any sugges- tion of unionism'ln provincial govern- ment. Mr..Handle? in Ills- hudget speech hart said Jjo was surprised to have seen the premier on two recent occasions "raise the flag ot Liberal In reply the premier twitted the op- position wilh having violently crit- icized Hon. Arthur 3ifton for and-then, got- fluid "worked their .heads off for him." While slating thafne, loo, had with his parly on occasion and may differ again he said: "I do not antici- pate .it this lime that there ,Wilt he any change in my faith so far as prln riiples arevcoiK'erned." The premier _ then expressed principle as Hghls lo all, special privileges to none." v The Wennonite Anolliur very interesting point of the debate developed when .the prenr ler sought to criticise the public; ac rointlK committee (or its U.S. Irishmen to go to Paris to Present Claims of Ireland WASHINGTON, March F'asspoils were granted by Ihc stain department yesterday to Frank I1. Walsh, former joiul cliairnirm ol' Ilic war labor Iwaril; Kdwaril F. Dunne, lor- inrr governor ul Illinois, mill Miclia'el K. Uyan, former Penn- sylvania public service commis- sioner, who are lo Paris to present Ireland's claims at tin peace conference as spokesmen of the Irish race convention licit last month a I Philadelphia. Traffic Communication With Vienna is Practically Cut Off Now WHAT OV ALIEN MISSIONS Fate Not Mission Released With Apologies Will Ke One Hour Ahead of Or- dinary Unless City Also (Pptrlal to Tiie lleraM) WINNIPEG, Mm., March Time of the Canadian Pacific Rait- _ way syateni will hour ahead at two o'clock Sunday -morning Jo conform with the day- light savina as in effec; last year and whicri will go into effect on United Statef railways on the ''same dati. To not put the daylight laving into eflect would confusion and delay >t the torder_ en ail. through (fains. public la aeked to bear In'mind that no change It made'ln the arrival or dspartura of traina aa shown on thi.llrhe tjblei but such lea.vlng or'arrival will in every case be -one In advance of local or city local or. city time' it set ahead..to conform J with daylight aavlng. Humboldi Farmers Call on Member to Resign Over Tariff IMaivli nsmprs muss luivc by resolution called on Col. Nor-1 mail M J'or Humboldt, lo resign his st'al aixt warmly criticized the r a mc-inhtTs on what llicy Uirm their weak .stand on the larifl'. de-scribing them c riles.' Rumor Germans May Break Armistice; Peace Terms For Germans to be Stern JJpvd Dwft of Treaty on Principle Self- Determination NO CASUS BELLI LEFT TO GERMANY COPENHAGEN, March mtrilV in was extended on Friday to the northern railway and as a consequence traffic be- tween Vienna and the outside world is almost at a standstill, according to Vienna advices re- ceived here. It is said that if the 'holding up of food trains contin- ucs today, the bread rations will be reduced by one-half everywhere next-week. received here employees on the stale railroad's have also struck, but add that negotiations between the government and the railroad men's unions continue. French f-iead Released PATHS, -March definite information bas been re- ceived here regarding the status ot the Hlllc-ii missions at UudapesL A dispatch from Home asserts that the missions have leen neither interneil nor expelled, but have simply been reqntsted to abstain from commuiii' eating NEW SUPER-TR1PLANE CAPABLE OF CARRYING HUNDRED PASSENGERS Berlin Paper Publishes Scary Ueport About Calling Off Armistice I Leader McKenzie Says it is Be- ing Handled in N. S. As Baled Hay -Sfarc'n 2 That impro- per use is being made customs ivarebouses 'Jii Nova Scciiia ivas the nhargo made by the leader or thn opposition, D, McKenzJe, when cus- fonis estimates "were under considera- tion in ;be house tonight. IMr. McKenzie stated tliat (lie Temperaiice Act was regu- larly oroken, that liquor -was helne shipped to these honded warehouses as pressed hay In carloads, and that it was stored illegally fcy men PAR1S, March During a session of the council of four to- day France asked, first of all, that her boundaries, as fixed by the treaty of Paris, May 30, 1814, be restored lo her, together with the Saar Basin. In the Rhine prov- ince, on the left bank of the river, H was itipulated the Germans be permitted to es- tablish fortifications, occupy the territory with armed forces, nor control the railways. On the Al- it demand- ed that the Rhine should be the natural frontier of France, The treaty of Paris'in 1S14 provided j tliat France renounce her claims on lieleinm and the tr-It baiik of Ihc Rhine and return to the boundaries as they existed in LT9L', before the revolution. This compelled France to to ihe jiroviaces LONDON, March wireless trial flight .-will take place next month, ac- cording to the Daily News, ol a Tatrant super-tripiane. The news paper says the machine Is cap- able of carrying more than 100 passengers. The cpeed of tiie ma- chine, according to the news- paper, will be from to ]QO miles an.hour, and it possesses great possibilities for continuous flying. POLISH QUESTION AX IMPORTANT ONB who had, received l njcE, or claimed Hon. C- R. Mitchell Points Out Thai Mr. Ramsay Was Only Supposing Jnto evidence regarding Ihe lo The Herald) N KUMONTON, March C. II. .Mitchell, provincial treasurer, closed the debate 'on the budget Frt- lay night. Speaking on the point raised fcy James i Kast sn, '.rhicli that mtmher ac- cuasctl the treasurer ol having caused the iiroviuco a toss of some on Uin-hond sale which canio before tlie public accounts committee of the legislature last year scrutiny, aher reciting that the province hail not called for tenders on .account of undesirable conditions of- Hie financial market at the lime, >ir. Mitchell It was an easy- thrift' to say that the province hatl Mi money because otlie'r bond, rionsc would have paid (heir governments until McKenzie must thu now Hungarian government, has TVBS ihc case. 1 been'firmly estiflilished.. According to the Paris edition the Daily -Mail, Col, Vix, Ihc cMet ol the infE-lon, lias telegraphed lhat he had been released and was proceeding to Paris, Release Ukrainians .March Hungarian government released members oC the Ukrainian mission arrested at Budapest, restored property belong1- >ng to ihe mission vnlued'.at crbwns and -made an apology .to Ukraine, according lo the Ukrainian. press bureau lierc. The Ukrainian government entered a protest folloiy- ng the arrest of its mission at ihej i Hungarian capital. Outlet for Czechs PARIS, W. (Associated and Stettin are con- sidered natural commercial lets lo the sea for Lttrding to a decision reached by the commission on the international re- gime of railways, waterways and This action, which grants the lemanclg of the Czechoslovak dele- gates to the rieace conference, vrouUl [iroride, M finally approved, that tne new republic enjoy every privilege' aa to foreign commerce at the two ports as if they actually belonged to it. Czechoslovak .trade would reach Hamburg and Stettcn through ihe Blbe and Oder rivers on boats fly- ing the Czeclio-Slovak colors. In addi- tion to those craft, the republic would to d'ave thfimir'from ihe federal gov- erDinent, r- v Hon. acting oE custoins, said lie '.fell si.fe .that _, II It be. collusion lietwccn officers of, i'ne government ard the bonded vareimnse owners. arid he wouW Institute a-tlioroiigh in- vestigation. Making Proorcss ilit! Iiouse went into commit tee of supply sootl progress was made with a number of government bills, Of these the bill by Hon. Hugh Gutlirle, dealing with bankrnpt- of -Alsace and Lorraine, west of the those territories having been under French control" since ITCfl. li erroneously reported from Paris last ntg-flt thai France had demanded her 1PJ4 frontiers, which ivould hnvt excluded Alsace ami Lorraine from her claim's before Uie iieacc confer- nce. Peace- Terms Severe March (British wire- MEHLLX, March socinlctl Lokalc( a statement thnl it thai a suss nf UK- ni'mislice villj Ilic tnlcntci ullies is less efforts th Briiish delegation at the peace con- ference is making tp procure for ihe world tho clearest peace will hear fruit in the ipfcacc treaty short- ly 'lo. nor" responderA ol' tlie' Ua> zette declares. He sta'les on the an- tiiority of a 'liighly placed iifrraou- agcHf lliat the conference does not mean to violate territorial rights and tbnL the fears on this point felt by interested peoples iu Europe are nuiie unfounded. The correspondent says that, points of the treaty drawn up Premier Lloyd debrse'and which will serve as cy, the chief purpose of which Is to j the basis for discussion have unify various provincial laws and'j deliberately framed in .a apii have them covered ;by one federal great because it is felt enactment. Tiie hil! Trill apply to all that the treaty must he something individuals except fanners and people acceptable and desirable, earning less than 3t-5QO a year- Farm- the peace ivttl.he a, stern era may avail themselves of the bene its of the legislation if they desire. Meeting of Railway Commission Tuesday to Hear Question OTTAWA, March Henry Drayton has ordered the Canadian railways to sfnd representatives% to a meeting of the railway com- mission on April 1 to show cause why they Issued for a change in their train in adopting new time- It appears that in this matter the- railways come under the Juris- diction of the Dominion" Railway and that trie commis sion was not consulted with .re- gard to the change in time. As the Dominion government has re- jectee] the daylight bilf, it now devolves upon the railways to g'ive their reasons tor making ihe change. lla -said lhat as ait flUiatratkm importation, of Mennonites iiUo Albrr this committee going into affairs which were not public accounts, he received a roinmunlcalton from Ih Circa t War Veterans at Calgary to the effect that it the Government take steps to deport a certain class o perfplc, the MennonUcs, from province, the woutif. lo tike some action. f v'Fhey accuse tw" the premier, "nf being reBpoiifiihte 'for bringing these people in, something over which Later, Mr. Kwhig arose and J> criticized (he premier lor pi Ing lo criticize the public: accounts committee in the matter. N6 Trouble With "When an employee .of the pror- '.'Somebody could iw lliat I Ufct or in the same declared Mr. 'Mitchell. "1 didnVnap- pen lo know that nond house was willing to pay that sum for tiie bonds lhat day and neither dfrt the member from >iut Edmonton. That happens every day in struct ion of 'level railway crossings and tiie bill In amend the :lon Act. Tiie acl to consolidate the Railway Act after receiving the se'c- ond reading was sent, to a special com- mission. be allowed lo possess a merchant aea fleet. same privileges would -be ex- tended to Switzerland navi- gation of the Hhlno and the operation ol merchant vessels, Critical.at PARIS, MarcTi situation for the allies at Odessa is still 'according to the latest ad region. The flusslan soviet com- munique of March 25, declared that the vanguard of the Bolshevik forces were close lo the suburbs of that city. Second Included the bill the lime during ivbit-h fed- cral aid he given for the con- DEPORT BOLSHEVIKS Mar. pursuance of governtnpnl's policy to denorl fill known-Kussfai] ISolshcrlk from 'Great Britain, a bnltli ct' about 100 of Ihe most notorious of these persons are to be about mid-April to Odessa, says the Daily Mail ;If, in the ineaniiuve. Odessa is cap lured by the Bolslicviki, thei newspaper1 continues, the deported will lalded on the hea'cb under tic giin ot the British Keel. 'for Ihe correspondent zontinues. "but the greatest care Is icing taken. Hint jt shall be just in the eyes oC moderate and well-inform- ed Germans. -The principle of self- determination will be vigorously kept in regard to the alloea- tiort of territories." The' correspondent quotes in- formant as remarking: There must be no casus belli left to Germany, oflicrwiso yon will have blocks of people clamoring for an alliance with the The correjiwndent points oiii, liow- tver. that Germany hail deliberately rrcafpd a German-populated wedge on essentially polish territory and _thnt Germany -will hnve only Iiersnlf to blame if she finds her nationals WH- der I'olisb administration. Hrilish in- niipnct'. the correspondent sssertF, is nevortlieless definitely arrayed against inflated pretenUons, ed from Liverpool for Halifax Thursday with 32 officers and men from Kinmel Not an Ultimatum I'AHIS. March recent sent liy the allies to the German armistice commission at Spa. Sag the landing ol Gen. Halter's Pol- jish at'Danzl? did not taVe thaj form ot ati ultimatum, as stated by; the Berlin according tu Marcel Jlniin in tut Echo de 1'arti. Hun Subs to U. S. March fivi surrendered German submarines left England today for the United manned by United States crews ami convoyed by the United sub- marine tender Bushnell. They will lie displayed at porls to be selected fin connection with Liberty, campaign. t The German Anawer March full :ext ot tbe German reply to the allies concerning Uie landing of troops at Danzig shows tbat Germany made a point thai it did not undertake lo give free access to ibo Polish army to west Prussia in the armiitlce jivith, Lhe entente powers. The reply says: Since the continuance of Uie armis- tice, the situation in Posen and Dam rig is changed." Oflerins the porti of Keen- igsburg, Mfimel or tlit Gnnnan gorernment saya.that faclTtties ;for the. epeedieit'-pOMlble landing and transport of army to Poland will be From Uie standpoints ot raJlrqsi the reply afifis, rotitis from> these cities lead more speedily to' the goal, without entailing Sntet- niptlon of importations of food EO Poland." LONDON'. March 29--Canadian As- sociated XorUiland aail- 3ft2 -GBOHWEPHCE and 740 men.nr the Army Brigade Field under Col. Stew- art. and two nursing sislefs and men from ttuxlon. TIic Scoiian. already reported as having nailed, had a great send-off at ]ii addition to the cheer- ins crowds and the music of the po- lice baud, the Australians departing tor home joined in the demonstration. prcnum- :e" ho "drawing provincial nd considerable Jra COPKM1AUK.V, -March -The Alrike.s in the Industrial region 'Ilinx expenees (o dfcpatchej goes'IravftHinK Hboul'wlth these from lhoil! Vie, and attempts to get Rccrel arc reported mil. thaUs a matuir.ior Ihe pub-' At a meeting-of Mv. accounlq to InycatlgMe." v Uortmnnd, Mr. no reply "to this hut Dske'J the Committee wa.i througii with.H, J. Diley, the pro- Ti'C fprm.lloT, of a lntlonsry wofkni.n guird, the piibllrJty agent, .hose establ shment eamralo rel.tlons ot the Kolice jlfcs In importing Mennonites ntartcd tbe probe. Mr. BwhiR said fio far as lie was concerned, Ihey were. Mr. inrongbout.Otrmaiy. KleK-a'rt Ihen he becauje fas still in (tie employ of the who brought [lint pfofle !ti m> not province pfndini; the Investigation; Imnedlalely and be added (here Is .one thing certain It Is fhnl WAS In.receipt of a letter ffom r the ('alffdry W. V. A. Ihrffttenlnf tbut we are noi lytac in fliiy to'tflke if thp NEW DES MOINES BISHOP HOME. Marcri Thomas imstor of St. church. Cedar HapidsT Iowa, appointed biahop of DCS Moiucs by Pope Bene- dict lodaj-. PRESIDENT PARIS COUNCIL DIES PARIS. Jlarrll Ad- rieri Mlthouard. president of the mu- nicipal council of Paris, died yester- day. ''COPS'OF THE CLOUDS" WILL'PINCH SPEED FIENDS WHO BURN THE CORNERS OVER N, Y. French and United States i ivere sworn in at the Deputy Police'CommisaioiT NBW YORK. -March of the New York for "a oloud cop" section yesterday whtu 26 British, French and United States aviators rice of Depu cr ;Wanarnaker, as member's llio police Col. .Icfter- aon ThompEoHj who conimanil Ihc police aviation (squadron, an- nounced lliat uniforms for the aerial patrolmen had been ordered arid lhat would be ordered In. May at a meeting of airplaiio maniifacturtr-'i in AlTanlic City. The squadron probably Trill be able to take to the air by June, he According to Col. Thompson! tlio sqtiatlron. when compleLed, will coriinrfso niRii. including fliers, mechanics, supply officers, medical officers, a chaplain and cooks. us places will hn at Gov- ernorjs Park Courtland Hay. Hhier, he aald. landing places will consti'iictcii''on Ihc tops of buildings. Innd and lilanes -will be uatd, ht said, Canadian Cities Adopt Daylight) Saying LONDON, March (Rtu- [earns lhat Can- ada has signed an agreement establishing a credit with Ru- mania in order that the Istter purchase from Canada essentiaj material and for ri- work. It is under- stood Canada wilt supply Riimiinia with seed "grain and agricultural implemer.ts. ,V FINAL SITTIN6 APRIL PARIS. March psa'cc conference commission on a league of nations probably hold lla final session on was indicalcil loday. At thaj. inching tiie foundations o! Ilia league Kill'J'u flnltdiy announced. Around the World They Will Blaze Forth When Terms Are Signed NEW YORK, March tuggeition of Sir Robert Buden- Powell, head of the BritUh Boy ScouU, that the millions of Scoutt throughout the world cele- brale the ligning of peace by world-round chain of bon firei, hai. bc'.n aippted by'the Boy Scoutl. of it was announced hire today by the national headquir- lerj'Of the organlHlion. The 093 Boy Sdouts in the United- States will light (iffi in ill sec- tions of the country. RESIGNS AFTER 40 YEARS' SERVICE MpXTJlBAL. March 11. Ardley, comptroller of Urnnil Trunk Railway Company and ths Grand Trunk Pacific, resigned his position yesterday, after years' service with the company. Mr. Ardlejr will ttre on pension, A fj Dutch Shell Oil Co. Looks Over Alberta Oil Fields March icial. d-tylighl saving act. giving (lie every (MiySTiil (own In Canada WM ileirtenant-govcrnortn-tonncll, power lined up in favor of tfaylight, saVing, according to (tie Mail and Kmpire. lo prescribe, (lie period eath year dur- ing which (he time for general pur- whose special correspondents be one hour ahead of the out the Dominion wire lhat (heir present mk In the legis- placss cither lo night by vote, ask the cUizcns lo advance clocks one Power given My it -tc; the executive hour Monday, or are preparing lo tn nuke.regiilaMons (o vary the rcck- takc action In lhat rfirecMou. Provincial Act In B. C. VICTORIA, March jiiovin- ophw of standard lime. :T6o hill Till bronghl Inlo iiinralion upon Toronto Order TORONTO. March morn- flit Mayor Oluirch iBaued a proclama- tion officially-placing the city on the daylight sarrnK basin at 2 a.m. SiiMtay. From lhat hour daylisht saving time will Toronto ctly time, according to Ihe proclamatioji. In Too' X. will introduced in th.n schools ftnil all .Koverimieut. otTlccs and shops on jMoftday. CALOARY, March gitiaenng icouta of Dutch Shell Oil wnkh, it reported, will be ilarftiy bouiht up by the ,have bten fookiiij over; Albert a oil lielda with the ytaw of developing any'prornlilnf rralA- Ingt, is the rumor current amorrg thoae Interested In the bualneaa here, and it i txotctxf that thinj yfill develop In near1 Of' ture. Reports hive IMeri clrUlli-' ci In Alberta that the Royal Dutch people were apreadtnt tfieir irf ttreaU rap Id and It that (cologiMa had .bnn ierif eUt to Inveitlfale In ths Alberta The Royal Dutch Shtll Olt Ctm- pany la to be largest oil eoncsrn in the world and rivalling iht Stindart Oil Camfany. It ncantly known tbat tr4 tcvtrn- ment wu buying the Briticti citlnm In the DHtch, tha awfitrvhff of wtilen wn then concaoW M par DuUh and-40 fir j ;