Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta
.VOLt'MK 111. TWT.SDAY, 'Hon. A. L Sifton Takes Over Portfolio of Public'Works OTTAWA, Sept. A. L., 3 (ton, entering the government in 1917, lias 'jten' minister of, customs, sl-vorn in yestsrday as minister cf public1 workr. He luceeedi Hon. F- B. Curveir, recently appointed; to Ihe chalrrrmnshlp cf board of railway commisslon-- ers. 1 No bten appointed t-s Mr. 3ifton in departmrnt of customs. It is understood that for the pfai- "enl Hon. J. D. Reid will be acting minister. Xol To Establish it Would lie Unfaithful (o Those Who Died PRESIDENT STARTS ON SPEAKING TOUR Russian Miner in Hillcrest Mines Had Dreams of Soviet Government For Dominion Little Incidents Like These Make Prince of Wales Loved NORTH BAY. Ont., Stpt. following are incidents in connec tion with the prince's visit to North Bay: The car in which he rede thro-jgh the town -was driven by Lieut. John Boyrke. who earned hl5 commission on the ffcld. At one corner a mother stood holding a baby who held in its tiny hands a bouquet or roses- The prince had the car stopped and the mother asked that ho accept them from a baby born on armistice day. which he did with an expression of thanks and Interest in Iht luiie one. Jutt at ih? entrance lo the Canadian Pacific Railway- park rn aged lady set in an arm chair. The'princc noticed her, stopped and shook hands and asked age and name. She was Mrs. Dugall McClelland, 90. He congratulated her on he- ?.gc and asked a photographer to take a picture cf her Tor him. i COLL'MDUS, Olilo. Sejit. dent Wilson, who arrived hiirc shortly i nfler 1! o'clock, opening his country- B pea king lour for iho pence treaty, declared Ln an address here, today tlul his puryoEQ was lo "fio oul anil reuori. Lo my fallow countrymen." Speaking to a crowd which Jnmiuci Memorial nail wtlh a sealing capacity estimated at 4.000, the dec- larations were by cheers, j Tho president hegaii hy saying. lw...t I IIR had chtted at the confinement J Washington aud was glail to get out to j bia report to !he people. In the first place, he said, ih-3 i undertook to pual.ih Germany, but that thero -was no thought lo Tihclmlngly cnuh any great people. The league of nalions, Ibojfroslthsnl declared, was formed in fulfillment ol ihe promise thai Ihe United State? 1 ivRs fighting thh war lo "end of lhat Eort." forever. Not lo establish Ihe league, ho said, would bo "nntaHhrur1 lo those who had died. "If TH-C do not do lliis he said, "we liavo neglected tho conlr.il rotenanl ivo promised our people. The league of nations is the only thing Ihflt can prevent the recurrence vof this Protect Small Nations Resides this, tlio president contin- ued, tlio treaty "leara away-" tho chains ol oppresaton aad gives sraall 'luH'.onalltles Ifao to live Iheir owa lie said, "was (he Aimirkan- Joslllpn aud I was glad .to flglil for It" preaidoiitJconllnued, has presented lo tho 'conference a request for Fiume." 'Although there were only VANCOUVER, ada, controlled by a soviet of for- eigners, principally RussianD, was Ihe dream of Paul Se man of I, cf Hlllcrest, Alia., who was ordered deported yesterday by Ihe immi- gration board. Semanoff 13 a clev- er and we LI-re 3d man who came to Canada in 1913 and went to Hillcrest to work In the mines. Ke Is believed lo be ihe leader of the Russian union for Hillcrest, Blair-mure and Coleman and majs taid by the R. N. W. M. P. operatives to have been very active In agitating among the for- eigners In coal camps. According to the evidence of the proteculion Semanoff kntw in January that a big strike would lakk.- olace in Canada. He told a meeting the steps that would lead to liie realization of the rirr.s ol himself and his followers. The would miners would go out. Coal production having slopped this result in the closing down of afl itidui- tricj from coast to coast. The gov- ernment would be overlFirvovjn and soviet government would take its place. "After the strike.'1 Scrnan- off is reported ss having declared, "we can easily overthrow the Can- adian government and form a sov- iet the same as the Russians have done.'' Then, the igenl continued. the men at Ins meeting and sang their doxology. ''Stand up and fight the capitalists pntf oppressors." NEW LIEUTENANT- GOVERNOR OF P.E.I. To Sltfii Trealy and Rciiucsl Likely To He (tinted lly j Ponce Council SEKHJA AND RUMANIA OPPOSED TO SIGNING PARIS. Sept- The supreme council of Ihe peace con- ference has lo grant the request of the Austrian peace dele- gation for two days' delay iii lime for presuming the Austrian an- swer the peace terms. I'Alllrf. Sept. Kaiiuii IIKS asktd lhc peace coherence 10 eiti'iul I he i hue Hovcil for an answer lo tho term.1? ot in-ai-c hy two II the i-uufcrftiu-c .tnt ll'.is rctiuesl. Tlip ruis'.ver, to the ,covering letter, was the hanO-s uf conference j on Sept. 7. hut if .the rcri'jen jcr.int- rd (he :ms'.ver will not lie required I before Tuesday of ntit week. ALLIES ADOPT-V BENEVOLENT ATTITUDE J Sept.: Icavins for VicnnC Tuesday night alter 1 receiving Ihe draft of Ihn AUR- IIC.ICQ trcafr, Karl Ilenncr. 'licncl line. At Creston afone almost 400 crates and boats were while.at Erickson just under 3-6o were put on. For the whole difr- trlct nearly 1000 packagei went out that day..