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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta xn. LliTllUIUDGK. ALUKBTA. ..AYKDXKSDAY, MAY 21, 1910 NOIBKIHIJO GERMANS ASK EXTENSION OF TIME TO ANSWER TERMS _________________- AMERICAN Afraid Light Beer Thin Edge of Wedge WOMEN VOTE Merlin Cabinet Issues Statement to Associated Peuce of Dishonor MOHAL DEGRADATION i OK GERMAN NATION! BERLIN, May dt- to sign the peace treaty laid before it because they spell Ihs economTc destruction, political die- honor and moral dsgrarfalfon of the German nation not only for the present but for the still unborn was a it ale- .ncnt authorized by the cabinet this through the Afisocl- these contequencci must logically follow accepUn.ce of Ihe peace conditions, the United press Itself has recognized without' the liatcment contln- UiS, Towjii-d them Germany tooft Ihe standpoint that acceptinCQ of such condition could not be de- manded and thct' the entente was unjustified In Imposing such de- HAVE FORGOTTEN BRE5T-UTOVSK TREATY "Gorniany has not only n. moral riEKt to compliance wiih ihe general fromlscs ipade iL hut a. firmly eround- :d. clearly defined claim according lo the-basic r.ilcs ot JiUomatlonal law an the critfc'nle pa went and especially au the A specific rt- CGgnition of-tho ot Germany, and of Ihc German peoples lo a poaco ot .'in- slcad of the jiaraernphed pong of Jiale" ftrlLleu at Yersnlhcsi is tfig no.le of American TORONTO. May Churles K. Siaete, in bis opening addnv-b to (he annual ineelltig of ihe provincial convention of the Allienca in Maseey Hall here yesterday OD the question ol prohibition .referendum. JR lo Lc taken iu tbia province, said: Slid hoped (bat the ques- UDH would he GUbmilitd in simple form. tMher questions, however, will lie submitted on llio 53mu ballot and the danger of defeat iu (IiD temperance cause was Ifiai tho people mey uot realizp Hut it would be fatal lo our cause lo cvnsetit in i lit sllRhicsi doKice to opctr Ifje duor ic Jjquw iraf- fir, cvcii if it is only calleA 'Ugiif vine aud 'lifilil' livi-r.'' ( Serrttary Hen II. Kpence presented the annual re- port, in which (Lore ivi-rc nigTn thai an lie made by the Hijuor interests lo jailsfaclloji anjonf ihe troops and rnitVc i'L appear Lhul some advantage hail (akcn cf Ihcir aliHcnte. llev. G. A. JJailley it a slander 10 tlie snJilk-rs wore goluK "to Ret ilie liquor iraffit vvhtu (hey ivuirncii. WASHINGTON, May woman suffrage constitutional amendment was today the lesi than" three hours' debate. The vote was 304 to 83, or 42 more than the two-thirds major- ity necessary. The resolution now 900, to Ihe senate, where tup- porters plan to urge speedy ac- tion. Final enactment of the mea- sure within two Week: was pre- dicted by some suflr.itje leaders. Fight, on Dry Measure I WASHINGTON', >1ny I standing Presideni son's rejoin- rnendalioji for repeal ol war lime pro- [hlbiiion insofar as it relates 10 wine and beer, (hc.'Oplnioa seemed to gain ground ct the capital loiiay ilial all _ repeal measures wonlil lie kepi m conjnititcc until afier July 1. j In iliu meantime, however, prohilji-1 lion leatlera pluiineil to r-itavt the Ula'.ion ivJilch failed ai SOF- sinn for eufurcenK-ni ol lue war prohibition act, and llie cojiatUutiuna] nmonJinont. Senator Slieirticnl, Dcni- i oi-raiic. ot Texas, author of Ihc war tjnic acl, said today he- was confi- tlcni cnCorccnient legislation bo paascd by July 1- Allies Likely to GrantJRequest PARIS, May Comil vou BrockdorH-Ranlzau, head) U JR I L of the German peace delegation, has asked an extension of j lime for Germany lo present her reply regarding the peace} terms. The Count staled that further notes were being. prepared and that it would be impossible to complete them by 1 p.m. when the lime limit is up. It is believed, says the Hav'as Agency, that the request I for llie extension will be granted. Thr nole sjyse the Germans dc fife morG time lo study a numbtr of questions In the which they have not yet had an oppor- tunity to examine, There Is no official intimation regarding the decision of the al- lied and associated on the request. LATER PARIS, May The German peace delegation haj been grant- ed an extension of stvcn days, or until May 29, Lo reply in full !o the peace terms, according to an official announcement. Iteljcrg Kield Caused Trouble Eiirly in the Might j.X.C. I, WON'T TRY L'OK LISBON TODAY OTTAWA. >lay. Maimfucturui-s gluUn flours have licen foolinfi tlicir accord -lie lo cridoiii-c ;iven lb.c senate yesterday by Oe VuLcr, He EccureJ Authority o have ihe htallli ui HLO, -enate investife-ate" sucJt flours nhh view 01 uiEAvllng JfjglsteUoji to sh Hy Hie same resolution, ou tU'c.fiugscstlon o( Scna- tli efe will be an In- quiry mi1-) ihe character of soothing syrnys, that ale said IV be dolus good deal of damage in llio prortuce, Quebec and elsewhere.'' Senator De "In it lire, secretary of slate noti- fied tlio Swlaa minister-in in T- tun, unconditionally, that the estab- lished, basis of President Wilson's H points should be authoritative for tbi; peace conditions. Secretary announced further that the cnienlc governments utter careful considera- tion were also prepared rccogmio the conditions set up by President Wil- son us Ihc basis for ihe conclusion or s "Tlio declaration of.rights eriuincJ Ing Iroin these specific daclp.raiions n[ nil Ihe entente powers and tlic United Stales constitutes Geruiany's Eolo asset In ihft general moral br down or (ill International yoll which has found unsurpassable prcssion in the Versailles GERMANY A WHOLE LOT "Germany answers them wild clearly Juristic rljjhL and International law. Toivard llio politico-moral bank nipecy at Versailles tho German :ia- llon stands as -A creditor vrllh nndn n'abl5 r'ehlf. and It Is nol in a posi- tion to yield on this chltf point peace on the IRSIS of Presldcnl WHson's H ivhicV ill America had made Us own. mid all America, every (ndtdtlual, fs re- sponsible fpr Ihc fulfillment ot U3 claims. "It is nol Ihc German pcoplfe's ncsa to Indicate how Its rights bd'realised, hut llio H points or espe. tlally h7 iho iiole of Secretary I-ft'i sing. That, rather, ia the, tnsk of IhoflC 1'Jio conslruclcd IhR H points hy requiring Gormanr to lay down her and through Ihctn (o acceplance, weapons. do-noL, bfillftvo thaL PregEdcnl Secretary bins in IT and the American people-can lake- olher than ihlft German BlandnoliU, If they do not whli to do that which I'reslrtenl ion, hi his message pi Dec. A, 1917, random net! enlfegoriCflWy Tv'hen he said: illslioncr niiw cause Gcnnany other than jiisUyand in a non-pnrlisan man- iicr and.did nol inslat upon Justice lo- wanl "nifllelcr war demand nothing -which we Tint, ready ouselvoa lo ndrnK.' "And Ihc Gernmn people demand nothing more than which I'rcsldent Wilson In dcmanrf nolhlnK more than Hint the Anierloacm place fbo'H points opposite Ihc peace Urms. IVc ilo not bellove thai nny one In the United Stale.i will Iheu have the courflRO (o claim that there can he fnnml (n Ihc peace romlltions one nlnglc trace left'of President program, "And here begins Amcvlra'R definite Made .Aguinsl ManufAclurcrs of UJulen Hold Htler the afi of lo from ..hnd-: td abstain from slarcliy -footle. Mmiuracliircra catered to tliclr neeiU .hy p'repiirluK special JJonr for ilium, "The United Htntea idnrd reQiiircO per cent, protein and nllowcd only per cent starch n ghilun flours. A colicblton or alleged gluteu flours, wade in Canada, show- ed percentages "of starch running ns high as CO per cchl': Senator -Murphy sai'l thut n man suf.'nring from dinbotcii. could cxpeci lo achtovo a riiie.olit age on proper diet. Such persons'would uot thrive SENATOR DE Miners Deliver Ultimatum, May Call Strike Noon Commons Tiissed -100 Non-Con- Demand that Coal Commissioner Armstrong Issue Order lor j ST. JOIIXK, XrM., May lark uf news regarOiiiE tlio Sopwilh airmen cotiiinues lo greatly 'depress all lierc. opinion of airmen antl oiher.s now is (hat the niacliius inuit have collapsed within a short, .tinit after leaving St. Jolins, because no meisage was ever recciverl from lliL1 airmen itor env indication of Ltifcir heiiic afloai during- tlio five or uix hour? necessary lo bring them into the liner track whirli lhei- jboullil have Tcauhpd before owinp to the ICDgLh of 1he daylight period in' this latitude at the present time. Helict IB also expressed lLat Ihe wire- lets collapsed aa on lest flights here isi.t weeks ngo, olhenvlse cnuld some signals. on suc-U gluten floufc. Tlio Investigation onlererJ, MONTREAL, May 2U-A-ver- dict of aocldenial death thii morning returned by the coron- er's jury in the'case of John Peter dencfl tho wed that'Thirttvall, who died from a evi- dence, showed t hat Thlrlwall, who wag drunk, attacked hli wife with a knife when ihe refuttd lo'Qlve him money, flrys threw lienelf at him grabbed -'him. "In tho struggle, Thirlwall's .knife enter- ed Ills breait. 21.-Croat Britain's tie- IhtiL a semblance of.the, .Turkish empire be preserver! In order ID avcrU religions ttunplIcatlDnii such as niigliL DO brougliL abouL Hi rough ilissalisfaction, is causing conLinueil discussion In pence conference tfrclt's of plaus by whlrii ihis entl nilglit.ljj effected. Ii ia nnrtcrslootl dial Hit plans In (lieir'preeenl nspecl provide for llie sHltHD remaining in Coiisltm- as Kparl of Uic Moslufn -laii'i. Tint with only nominal lemporal KU- thorlly. Wilson In Bad Books of Elders QfHisOwnKirk ST. LOUIS, Mft., May Ident was arraigntd day by Iht commliilonert" of the aiMtnbly of the Presbyter- Ian-church, United for re- questing to repeal or amend- the Time Prohibition net find a resolution wag'adopted urging to suiUIn Ihe faw. Preitdent WITson It an elder In the church. A copy of the res- olution will be cabled to the president. -i- duly lo fitcp tn. AmerliM cftJicr must Jjiil'lts U points Ihrougli Oi- It nisisL tlotlarc thnt nimble to do so or that It docs not lo so, thftt In no case inny llio led lo lie- 1 Hove Ihdl America lo llic f.e.tcc rom'illfona count as I'rcsiilenl A "That fit our, demand, (o wliMi we. llriB and wn nan nni Imagine win I. l lie from (lit- Awrjrir.m .-iff.iin.-l H." WOflKEHS t DELIVER ULTIMATUM MONTH HA U Mny HO.--AII liU-'.niniinn will he dellverrtl lo liehalf o.r lotah nf till l-'oderal- cd Trades Union nnlf-sn imme- diate f-ction Is In rogurd in (.ericiln lilcrcasca u-iilcli Ji.ivc bdcn (loiiinrjdodr It vtia an- iiouncrtl I eddy by 0. Dickie, ftnc of the fronl (he nu-n noiv wllli Hits (cnHbn'Claii'ses of Consoli- dated Raihvav Bill OTTAWA. Mny waa one j of the Jiouse's dayj. The con-j solldalcd ralhray bill under con-1 sidcraUon.bnd. its four hundred uon- Tue more conlroversLnl clauses, vere but lliasc of a reallr con- tentious unlure, it o Clause, were lett At the livpiUny Jlr. Enst ISdiuoiilon, advocated the giving of; annual to on the pro'unil-that their remuneration is in-' adctiuate, but J-Jon. J. D. llpi-l conld not see why Iho should be asked'io make such concessions. U. L. lUenardson oppoapd 1ho prin- ciple of free transportation for judges. At a late hour, Ihe old controversy over .the of compensation, wliicli is allowed to be chargeil by llio UeH TclcjihonB company or other trunk Uncs for long distance connec- tion KS tlic ot a senate amcnd- incot, was rcvh'fd. emanu mat uoai commissioner nrmsitoiig issue uraer iot have-Hem, some signals. an Investigation Into Dispute over Order No. 1-24 Reduc-' ing Certain Wages to Men placed on Eight-Hour for 100 miiea oft the C0asi, ITTTM, n r m TI may hare .-irfecterUliG ivorklAg of lie I'hnl is llritain's Desire in Order (o Prevent Kelligious CotUrovcrsy JELLICOE IN AU-STMALIA TBtlTll. Australia, May .Icllicoc? nrrtvoil licrc yesterday and was glvou n MOTHER LOCKED CHILD IN ROOM; WAS BURNED TO DtATH IN HER ABSENCE- TORONTO, May Mor- risen, aged three years, was burn- ed to dealh this morning At his home, where his molher, the wi- dow of a soldier, had left. film locked up in a room. Will Call Out Engineers After 48 Hours' Strike in District 18 Looms Up. FARM PRODUCTS EXPORTED BY CANADA IN 6 v OTTAWA. May return v 'UhlcrJ in llio commons show a the value of farui prorlucts v ex ported from Ccnada during (hi past eight fiscal years as follows: -I- 1511-12, IJ.GOS.537; 1912-1S. J.'U3-14, 023.SS3, cciiJo ot rmjirccodonlcd enthusiasm., v o That orders for a general strike in district 18 of tlie mine, workers, which and east-x ern'B, will bis'lssutn' to, !Tde; manded thf rt- moi-al cf dayford-1 er as it Affects tlie surf Ice mine 'workers, of easlern1'B. C., is the (latest development m the mining situation. An ultlimatum ban besn handed Mr. Armstrong.-by the officials In tht U. M. En Calgary, sisting of President .Chriitophers, Secretary Browne, and three oth- ers, wHo havr- been empowered to call a strike thai unless he agrees to the Investigation called for by noon today a strike order will QQ out. With Ihe necessary forty- eight hours notice, at stated In trie Herald yesterday; this means that in all probability the strike will tary: pllace en Saturday. Call Oat. .Every One In the nature of the. strike, sliunld it come about, it will be an extensive, one. lii lhat il ivlll jnclndc Ilia Dump rafin, the- fan men, llie engineers, in fact empllorcd in the mines. The miners arc also determined, ihnt the importation of coal from the Stales, TvhJch has. broken Ihc hack uf prerious sCrihefe, stibula noUtahc place, anrt for this every (jffari T be employed to get the trainiuen to strike ill sympathy. At Calgary last nishl there Tras a rc- j port ihnt a been declared. v i but inquiries this, morninB ghow that it WAS n litlle urevious, ii-iMiR miner.! wore waiting on Commissioner Arm- strong-'s decision and. Hie same nol v liavuig venue ihrouph. Ihc iilllmcil givine him up lo noon loday for statement was senl-hlm. I. According lo has Come lo In engines tlirougli the intense gealing the oil. United Stales alrtrieif firing- to Tropassey froDi Beach lountl this condition-' caused; tlioai serious inconvenience and. liiew-.'enBtnw. to Ibe iiEbt "hour-order; ilor ,-the liaal 4 WON'T- STAHT-- far takon that ah' inresiTeailun hi'JFOR LISBON TODAY .lie :V ;V_V_ May Wifl Affect f 000 Men "-jtibn V-: Ihe Irsns-Atlanlli! flight hy, There are altogether members jlhe "aTal seapl'anc- N.C. A -h district IS, and every ono of these I been to the riav.r wJH Jay don-n liis tools irlicn ILe ord- j department early this mornlns-from Admiral .'Jackfoii at Ponta..dcl 5.ild ono ol ihe plane's'cnftnea bad du- velopcd troiible dnd t bat the elfirl for er for strike is issued. The miners contend that in lUe mines at FeiQlu and at tbo inen are working at less wages than over the line. 50 that (hey may be able to keep production going In llie drstrict, as a large tho coal these, nilnea Is sbirpttl to the Slates. Tlie present siriko nrill'bc'inffcpend: ent of the International, it is under- stood as the minors sinte.tbat in the of 1317. (Hough ivas sent the miners from the International, It .was not sufflctajit (o go round to help the men iu'holding out, and, in addi- tion, the coal was allowed lo come in to work against ike strike, U.RW.A. Will Also Send Dele- from Higli Rivet- [lc 2'0 Clemenceau Declares it is too Late For Germany to Deny Guilt of War rAJllS, isjlyo ]alo for.nJenL Cicrmnuy to seek to deny hotli Iho LVK- gresafori Jn the ivnr and lier rcspon- Russia. dlljlllly for U. Thin declaration Is madu by Premier Clcmcnccaii, as president of trie ycacc conterem.c. in replying tn the Gcruan note on rcporntlona, the text of ivlildi, wild the reply niailo jmblic last night. Tlio argument put forlli by Count Hroekrtorff-JiiUitznu n-ss Mul Ocruiany ilicl nol f (art a war of r.sgresMon, Ihnt Gorman people were ronvinreil .jitney (ousbt n ilcfensivn war antl lhat Iho -preacnl German sovennnciil not dc lioI'lrpAponplolc for "'units1' or nlitiur for llie wjr or for the ncla of Iha.formcr German govcrnincnts. timl Hint ft is only possible lo conccJrc of ancli itn 'olillfiallon If its origin inul cause Is Ihc of the aiilh- t or uf Ihc damage, Voii add-Ihnt lljn i imd doclarrs tlial llio Clermnn gftvorn- J Ocrinaii pcopln would never Iiavo 'incjil lait Xovcmlicr nu protest 'Jirbhcn a war of aggression. HIP charge HI n note of tary of State that (Icnnany lite govcinment. J'rcnilfcr (Momi-iircnu jtnluls by Ifjff OcrnMii i up (lie liienL of JH17 for ilie i lhe air. of Ihc imperial regimes In Krnncc mid "As Ibc Oerihan gcjvernincn; aiil not Ut (lie time ma to any protest .igfilrrat Clemcnceau's fleply j Hiis allegation 11 tliereby rccognizeil text of (hJ reply ol I'remier I it aa n'Cll founded. Therefore tlorrnanv CJcimcufL-aii .May .md is as recognized -'In 191J, tolloiiVs: cl-arly, the ag In your note of trosponaiuillly. May H you slHlc that Germany, whllr in November, the obli- to mnhfl 'rcp.irallon, did implicitly, but resF.lon anil her inulorsluntl such an nccejitRncc to Iicr rn.sponilbllUy fiemember 1871 "It {oo laid Lo' seek to deny them tcrtny. 'r'll would be Impossible, ymi slr.le furthcr> Herman people phoiild' (Special IP) The llcralJ) HIGH HIVKH, >lay Iliver V.F.A. and U.K.W.A. :il their, recent meeting appointed about twenty dele- gates lo Iho Maclcoil jiolilk-nl convcn- Uon and decided iy celcbrale U.F.A. Sunday B.I usual by ovcryborty going lo clnirclt, Among lijc iij Ihc .Mrs. Uaml'all, Jlra. Linil, Mrs. >frs.' MnTavisb anil .Messrs. II. B. Hheclpy. n. A. Jncc. Vine, II. Kobsrison, U. Dower. Gco. Mc-lrvinc ami TI. Uooil- n'ln. Olliers tv make N.p-IJio store arc yet !Q be npijolTilud Tho ilelegViCft were not as to what action lo lake at llio eon- vcnlloh and go tbcrc untfnmnieled.. Lisbon would not lie made .today. Xo mention was made of weather contli- (ions. Fleeing Precipitately- i Kun Saj-s Kolcliak in Had I'ositioa May nrpho.ljycz, nnd have been canturod hy Ihe Poles- In ilicir cani- palgn in according to an of- ficial siattment issued at staff head- quarters here Loday, whicli nfrU.LhRL. ihe }Tolcs have crossed Lhc Uncisler' river near Itozwatloiv. The loit of the slatemont "Tlic Polish succeisca fn Galici.i continue. have occupied bycz and Uorislaw, the oil wells at. Hie latter plate being found Intac'..- I'olish forces liavc captured' Jaw and crossed tJie Dneisier Hrcr near Uoradow and ate in-.poasesslon of the ronil and railway from Lemberg- ln Mikalayof. They hsure cnpnirc.l niiariliHes of war materials. The prisoners Inhen.have not Ifcejt counled. Tim '.one my is :l panic. Great Tcnlhtoiasm prevails in cities captured, and several- hundred volunteers have been enlisted, ftt fiom-. To Oppose Koldhak Hoi- slu-vik foreign ininlslcr, ,M. Tthit- i-hcriii. (n a uicssngc to Uula Kun, the comniyjilsl leader, concern- inc Ihe reporled nrlvancc of Admiral head of the Omsk mcnl, the Ijc r l as the aceomplicea of I was (lie flKRroxsor. Tlie Hie pnints out fn'rMicr.llini (jeriiinny made the Frrndli 'govfiVti- nicui nr Jiil ,ind Ilic Lniiaing on Xoy. 6. whlcli flpprove of .iiid advance in favor. of your-con- a, II Is eald llidt the obllgallon to n'i aft o repiiratinn i lUiiiy'j) I out of ('cr- and faults 'committed by lhe former gov- ernment..However, Germany has nev- ,cr claimed this and aucK a declaration j would hVivb beeii'conlrary to ail prin- ifiralion of its political rcgirno or 3 tliango fii tfic Boverrting personalltiefl would he. 'sufficient lo exllngiiiiih an obligation .already undertaken hy any nofc Ret on tho prin- ciples she no'w-'conWnda (or cillier in v (CpXTIKUKD'OX TAOK lly Says that AdmiraKKn! cJifeii Is In a It-SB favorable tnnu Is and thai Lha Bolshe- vik1 are preparing a which 'they hope will .bo. This information ia contained tn wireless message "received here. CANADIAN CASUALTIES OTTAWA. May '31 The ,'o'lWl'ug wns Is a nod touay; i Infantry ,11. Ickstcr, y.incQiiver. _ Eng'rieerfi Dlcrl: C. 'Vancouver. Siberian Expeditionary Forcei" (nfanlry. Ill: toward Vanfuuvcr. ST. PAUL HAS STRIKE ST. PALU Minn.. May 21.- Members of 16 lUfTc rent labor unions here went bn strike this niornliiR (n .sympathy with common laborers who are Ing (or 50 tun Is an hourj a ralao "-of ID cents with .a nine hour -day and iccognlllon ol llielr union.' ;