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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 5, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta yoLUME xn. LETHBniDGE. ALBERTA^^: MONDAY, MAY 5. 1919 NUMBER 122 TERMS TQ^HUNS THURSDAY Eumanians Are llaking Progress ;ary Budapest in Panic-Bcia Kun Has Narrow Escape From Violence KUMANIANS fcAPTURE 2000 SOVIET TROOPS BERLIN, May 4.-Budapeat la the acene of the graattat panic, according to diapatehaa to newa-pape^a here. Kaeant atatcmenta on the altuation by Bala Kun, tha aovet foreign minfater, Jtave led to a complete diaappearanca of order, and Beta Kun hlmaalf ia reported to have had a nmrt^v/ ea- cape from yiolanoa at a mfeetlpg of the aoldlera' and worKmiTfi'a council. Red Guarda have patrolled the atreeta of the city, threatening the beurgeolaia. RUMANIAN' FORCES. MAKING PROGRESS (JBNBVA, May 4.-Rumanian forces .are advancing along the -whole Hna-garlan ifront and/liate captured 2,000 ]irlsonGr% iDOliidlng many A.ulatr!aa iiiui Qprman soldieni, according to a (IJspatcli received here from Bucharest. One hundred and fifty carloads of war material have also .been taken, The-HungdrJan colonel, KrattoohwiU, is coinniandlBK the torceg fighting: the HunRafiaii Bolahevika and Magyars, it is reported. HUNGARIAN SOVIETS CAPTUHiE TOWN? LiONDQN, M�y 5.-Hungarian soviet fp�ces. have rocapnirsd the to-wn of sisolnoic, on ttye Theiaa river, trofn the HumanianE, laccording to a HungitriBn yireleae meSBage, dated Sunday, fi'om Budaiw^'?rae*tojini isnoTCcomiiiete' .ly In ttclfttidifcv*! ih�i-.Hi�ng�rtanB, It UK'Rl^'^llilil *�E AGAlNST RUMANIA PAIIIS, May 5.-(Havai,) ~ Tha -Teraps announcua today that, � wlre-leBB message sent out by the Russian soviet govBmnient on Friday gives Uie leai of a iraaty of alliance entered into by the Ukrainians and Bolahevlks against Rumania. 'Heuter's Paris correspondent tele-graphed to Ix>ndon on Friday that the l>ollsh national committee in Paris announced the conclusion of a conven-tioii between the Ukrainians and the Russian Bolsheviki under which 18,-noo Bolshevik troops were marching oa Hungary, attempted revolt in portugal a fizzle WASHINGTON, May ,1.-An unsuccessful attlimpt at another revolution in Portugal was re-4"  ported In advices recelvari liere through official channels, Big Storm Continues Five Inches Reported lY NOT BE MADE Soldiers' Settlement Bttl Will Be Introduced Tuesday By Hon. Mr. Meighen OTTAWA, >Iay 5.-There is still no definite intimation as to when Sir Thomas While will deliver his bud-goL As he has promised 10 days' notice, it is/not uow'expecteU before, tlio middle of May at the earliest. In the mMntime, the most Important leglslatlou to engage the attention of^the hquM be the soldiers' settlement bill which viU be introduced toinorrow by Hon. Arthur Meighen. It will be recalled that many of the more important provisions of the land settlement scheme were, at the ra- orderlmiOUneU: before parliament met. Tha. bill will raliaate this orderln-c'oUMf^ftd'�6ver other matters, aflect-ins the welfare ot tile soldiers. Though the aun tr!|ed to break through the clouds on Sunday after the atormi of Friday nigl^t and Saturday afternoon, the attempt* were unauceeairui; and after light Intermittent snow squall* throughout the dfiy, snow foeyan falling lightly but ateadlly during the evening continuing all night. Monday morning 3 driving �le,�t storm from the north set In, and Is bringing a steady supply of moiature which promises well. The snow is melting as It fall*, and as most of Friday night'* snow fs.ll disappeared on Suniidy in the warmer weather the new moisture has a good chance to aoak into the ground. Friday night'a wlndatorw caused the snow to drift badly, drifts four and five feat dja^t being reported on the Expeplmantal Farm, wK|le in other placaf. the ground was left almost bari. Today's moisture is bainsi evenly distributed and will soak down to the previous aupply. Practically half an inch of precipitation haa bann nsportcd at the obeervatot-y. This Is equivalent to five inches df. anow. Seeding la held up all over the south, *,nd work on the land will be impoaalble fvr three or four days at leaat. (: Lengthy Documents Deal With Every Conceivable Phase of Big War Issues : > ? : > ? ? > B.VSKL, May 5.-The German-Austrian cabinet a1 (Vienna has- Issued a manifesto in wJiich, It, cJftims" that President Wilson, through Uis making known tljat he apjWved the Treaty of houdan as far'aa- that concerned the deniarcfttion. of-J|lie frohtler between Italy and Gernw-Austria, which meant the anh'exatloi ol ^be southern Tyrol, had consented to ^violation ol the ninth of his four den points. This ntntii point, 1 iillke the tenth, says the nisnifesto. Ws not subjected to changra in tlie( notes issued at the time of the conclusfoti of the armistice. The docnmant adds tltat the' Wa�hed Up Otf River Bank Near Medicine Hat>^Anoth. er at Suffield ? MAYBE ? ? ? � ? � ST. JOHNS, NfW., May (10 a.m.)-lioczx conditions for flying are fai'orable today. The .sky Is clear, v,Mth a light wlud from the northwest. -O -^--; - Saar Valley Mines Will be in French Control-Outline o! Fouiteeii Chaptprs-Italy Sends Long Statement to Peace Council-Belgium Decides to Sign Treaty. BAVARIAN ARMY. DEALING HARSHLY WITH RED LEADERS Commander of Red, Army Shot After Court-Martial-Are Taking Reprisals The body of a man, presumed to be the late Harry Arblaster, of Bow Island, ; was iltound by the river bank at Medicine Hat. near the canneries, oil Saturday moniiug. The body is thought to-be that of one of the victims of the drowning on April 4th, �svlieu three men, employees of the Bow Island Gas Company, were drown- Italiaii claims to thg southern \:yrol gd while crossing the Bow river with are bounded purel/ on strategic U large sprocket wheel In a rowboat. grounds. These,,it Is held, do not Tjie wheel weighed 800 pounds, and justify annexation because m the the men were c-autloned that it was first place tjie ethnographic frontier; heavy tor the bMt. and advised to between the Gfcrman and Italian Tyrol � ,,ake two trips, ariTto take it In sac-i . ""V'*''"^ 8 stvategica re-, tio^g ^hey. however, decided to take quirements, and in the second place, (J^eel in one load, with the re- l'^''fH"o V? i'^'^"^*"*;?" eontrfyiBuit that, when a 'couple of hun4t*d to the principle of self-determination i ,n^,j� f-�n^ � enunciated by President Wilson in his yards from the ^hore, with a. high Wind 'blowing, the boat oapsiaed. All I OTTAWA, May 5.-The special NO HOPE HELirOUT POR SPEAKER FISHER EDMONTON, May 6.-Speaker /Charles W. Fisher la very low. A constJltation by doctors was held last night and no hope (pr his recovery is held out thi* marning.  HOW AUSTRALIA HELPS SOLDIERS Makes Advanc* of $S,12S For Bach One Who takes Up Farming MELBOUiRNE, May 5.-Tha Coni-monwealth govemmBut has assured the states an advance of %^,,Vio for every returned aoldier who settles on the land, and between 1150,000,000 aiid $200,000,000 for expenditure von public works or for the acquisition of laud In order to give employment 'o repatriated Auxacs, according to an aunouucement made by the minister of repatriation. ^^r^t^is'Sed'^'n ?th'"''; ^IShrf^Ve bodies r^ehl^heno 1918. It is pointed out tUat the Ger- � f^\f,A i man-Austrian governihent offered long i,other l.odv t.!ro r>U.�me.-(Associated Press)--11 is now cevlain, according lo llic, French press, that tlie treaty of peace \\'\\\ be i'orm-ally liandcd to Count von Brock-dorflt'-Rantzaii. the German foreign nnnisfer. by Premier Clem-enceau at Versailles on Tiiurs-day afternoon. The contents of the first five cliapters of the treaty have already been outlined, deaUng with the proposed German frontiers, territory chiinges, German colonies, and the militaiy, naval and aerial features of the pact. The sixth chapter will define the status of prisoners of war and the seventh will concern the responsibilities of the former emperor and other Gennans for the,war. The eighth and ninth chapters will be devoted to phases of the reparation -{jroblenis and financial clauses. The tenth ^\iIl ideal will economic clauses,-/ the eleventh with ports, railroads and water conimunications; the twelfth with international labor; the thirteenth will eiiibrace guarantees, and tho foui^teenth will contain general clauses dealing with ratification. Marcel Hutin, of the Echo de Paris, learns that France will get absolute control of the mines in the Saar valley and a guarantee for their safetj'. He .says that the president,^ of the council will be a Frenchman and probably will have executive powers. ITALIANS COME IN PARIS. May 5.-Vittorio Or- J^fweltS."" ""'^ ^'""^|'��do, the Italian premier, and Tyrol the rest of Tyrol would Jnevlt- fibly be absorbed by Gerniany, -with the result that German-Austria would be cut off from the fest of the world except through Germauy, aud therefore would be obliged to unite herself with Germany. BIO PIRE^OSS WINNIPEG. May 3.-It Is now esti-! mated that building machinery valued {at 1200,000 was reduced to a mass of I junk Prlday evening when a fire razed the Tvarehouse of Thomas Kelly and Sonsf contractors, here. who lost his life at th'e same time. The third victim was Pete Johijison. The. discovery at Medicine Hat was made by a man naifted Eggestadt. who. walking by the /river, saw a man's foot sticking out of the water by the bank. HELD FOR MURDER BRANTPORD, Ont.. May !>.- Grant Kalgean is held here on a charge of murder. During the night Apol Ka-jariu, �d Armenian, died- at the General Hospital of a knife thrust through the lungs received at a card party in th^ foreign district. VANCOUVER, May 5.-Two women are dead end a third ia lying seriously wounded as the reault of an exploalon" of a ateam'mangle at a local laundry here Saturday afternoon. Mra. .Joaaph Phillips waa the rirat to aaccwmb last SCinday morning and Mna fel-lowad late Sunday night by Margaret Cawiey. Miaa Lillian Mun-^ cay ia in the hospital auffarlng from aealda, but Is expected to recover. Baron Sonnino, the foreign minister, iH-e to return to Paris, it is ofTicially announced this afternoon. They will take a train from Rome for this city tonighf. woold be great KING GEORGE ISSUES MESSAGE TO MEN OF OVERSEAS FORCES So Says Josepheus Daniels, U. S. Naval Head, After Visit to Fleet B. C, WOMEN WAR WORKERS ARE HOME MONTREAL. MAy 5.-'Mrs,. John Hope, -with two children, and Miss Muriel Dttnimuir, daughter of the Hon, J. Dunamulr, formerly plremler of Brittah Columfita, arrivad ou the' Metagama on Sunday from England and are proceeding 'to Victoria, B.C. During the war t.hOy'iave both been engaged in canteen Work (or the Maple Leaf Club, toirac^I the maintenance of which Cher organiaed at LONOO.V, May 5.-(Reutei-'s.l,-On tho conclusion of the colonial parade Saturday the following message from the King was handed to each man on the dispersal of the parade: "Officers. non-corainisBloned officers and men of the overseas forces: . "It is with a heart full of pride and gratitude I take youv salute .tdday as .von march in triumph through Loudon. The peoples of the Bvitish dominions beyond tlie seas by iTOlr instant readiness to share in the trials and responsibilities ot""the great WAr have shown to the world the unity ol the Brltlsli Empire. You, with youir comrades from the Mother Country, vied with one another in nbble deeds,,] which forever will be held In proud' remembrance. Readily you ad^ted yourselves to changing conditions ot a new and formidable kind of wjirfore and endured physical hardshipB| and ��>4>�4i Theati-e, In London. ? ;ona time a eucSeaaful revue entitled i exacting mental Btralii.  I "Hello Canada." In His Majesty's l*alfestino aud other theatres of war you displayed galant endurance in defense and vigorous initiative in attack. We and.future generations will never forget the part played by the Canadians in the second battle ot Ypres and on Vimy Ridge; bv thej,,,. - * . . i'rc---"Z----- Australians and -New /Zealanders ati Illl.f./r-^L^^Ar^t^'il""*?**^'" '^?�- The misireh'Of the dominions' troops has been made the theme of editorials and special articles in the leading newspapers. It is pointed, out that the Victoria Cross was never so hard to win a� in "\VJietlu\� on the plains of Flj>jidP{f!' up.^viii; the lieiglits of GalJIpoll, in Pranco^ in cUJldren.' Oalllpoli, and in the -advance in the spring of 1917 by troops ot all the three dominione iu breaking the Hin-denburg line labt year, by the South African brigade in DevlUe Wood, apd' by, the Royal Newfoundland Regiment ait Moiicy le Preux. "Now, in the day of victory, I wisti to eStpPess to you who represent th? oversras forces my unbounded admiration for your splendid teats of arms and Sacrifices you have made. I wish you all Godspeed on your homewat.'d journQ^ with the hope ah at the oiit-come of this struggle will assure iieace to, yiosjc children aud your children's fen-ed ou overseaa aoldiers is greater than thtr^crosses gained by all arms in all previbMs campaigns, except in the India mutiny. The Times pripte a detailed Recount of the deoda bl the Canadiana and NewfpUMtlanAerB and says the final Qftorta of the-Canadians during tbe laat 100 days.ia ii^orthy of her aons, who, under Oen. Currie, proved second to none, "\ The Talesraith concludes an elo- alt nanrjitive nt the wonderful re-of tlie dStntdians with a tribute to Gen. Currie, a fine civilian aoldier, wjio.'ili one of the outstanding persODOllties of the war among t3ie high o'rflcers.iof the. imperial forces,. London, May s.-(Aaaaclatad Preaa>-iThe greateat ntioral loa-aon of the war would faia to aink tha entire German fleet with proper ceremonieiT Joaepheua Daniala, AmeHoan aeereta^ of tha navy, who neeently vlaltad the captured German vaaaela at Scapa Flow, declared In ^ statalnant today t^ the Ata^eiaited Praai. looks like murder KINGSTON, Out., Jlay 5,-The toody of Daniel Galivan, a returned soldier, aged about 45, wa� found' yesterday in the ruins of a house here destroyed by fire last night and there is a strong suapicion that the dead man was murdered. An examination of Uie head disclosed that the skull had been frac;-tured, tlie tesuU, it Is tboa|;Ut. of havlnjf been struck a hard iblow. u. s, SOLDIERS KILLCD GERMAN ASSEME'.Y , TO DISCUSS, PEA I WEIMAR, Satuixiay, May i?.--Leafl-tT� of the German national assembly have decided not to convene the legislature at Berlin, is hag .Jbeen suggested. President I^hronbOrch today Introduced the members ot the peace and constitutional committees to tb� assemibly and notified them to hold themselves in readinrM to c�nven� in Berlin for a discusi>on of mattarv connected with peace. BELSIUM WILL SION l/THE PEACE TREATY " BRUSSELS, May S.-(Associated Press.!-The Belgian government ha* decided to ^ign *l.t- treaty of peace.. �htrh was dl.fcussed at a crown counaris Wodneaday morning, it was staaa. ITALY SENDS LONG STATEMENT TO PARIS PARIS, uMay 4.-(Havas.)-A lone, communication from Italy was re-' . celved last night by the council of foreign ministers. No information will be given as to the nature of the. communication until the heads of the allied governments have been mado cognisant of its contents. The Austrian delegates, who will come to Paris to negotiate the treaty between their country and the allies, met at Vienna ou Si^turday, lostIslifT in buzzard -V- Body of Unidentified Man is Found oh Prairie Near Lomond OaOuEANS, Prance, May 3.-Three .United 'States soldiers were killed.�nd eight injured seriously when aittormy motor-truck was struck 4>y a ntUrpad train at a grade ci-osslns near I^efert St, Aubln, IS,'miles southeast at Orleans,-today. ' / .. Coroner Humphries received word this morning that the body of a man. name unknown, was ^oiuid froaen tb } death on the prairie nctar Iiomond. The deceased evidently was caught in the bllBwrd. Mr. Humphries is end'aavoring ^to get out .-today, if he can raakejth* � journey In the present state of tho-| roads. ~ PRISONER WAS PMACTIQUjI ;,[ .. WINNIPEG, May .3.--->rwo' w�ri*ai*i''''' tt! Sionoy Monntsln penitentiary. lAi?-^ toft Pladby tm-.^h^ ^ i1ii<^M^o%-::.::yi(m�r, stabbed when a re(radtCMt7 prim Fred F. FlaUdrn. �im:i(a4.'tbkem a knife. Neittier t*(9t||!|itr*'^ liprloualy '^rt- BrtiOo M^lio^^ there whs no exe'uce los^tlie 55 ;