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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xn. LLCTHBIUDGK, ALBERTA. SATUHDAY. Sm'KMIHUl 13, I'JIO Can'tPunishEx-Kaiser When There's no Law Covering His Crimes Kalian Staltsman Us Why III Is Impossible To Bring Him (o Juilice 'BUT KEEP HIM WHERE HE WILL BE tlOME, Sept.' Luziltti, former premier, presented toilay to Ui'e chamber report or llie iiarlls- commission piUruslet] wllh the culmination of Uio peace treaty with Germnny. Tho report 'urjcs a minimum dinilnullon o( military 01- n and ciprosees the hope Ihal llic league, el nations will (acllllajc the admission or countries responsible (or the war, including Germany. It also Kjys (hat at tlio coming iKlcrnnliDiial labor contercnco nt legis- lation should be. [ramed vMiicli will prevent any. sUto from permitting Ttorklngraen lo lalior under conditions irhlcn would bo Injurious to workerj of other naljons. Complaint is mede lhat the share ol coil Ttlilch Germany Is to givs Italy IB conditioned upon llie possibilitr of Germany to produce- it, so Hat Ger- many, lialnrally. will give rone, to ILlly. although the amount of coal al- lotted to France vet mate compulsory by the. treaty. Can't Punish KaTter Concerning the trial of former Kin- pcror William, ihp. report savs: "Crimes attributed lo the former 1- "TERRORISM IS NOT LONDON', Sept. Iho union i-onsress, J. It. dines, in U slrikinK speech against direct action declared it would result In breaking of workmen's hearts and women's hearts. Mr. declared tliat tyo belief Ihnt the working class was un- ilod was a delusion. Terror- ism v.-as not government and labor was just beginning lo learn how lo govern, lie beg- gorl them not to challenge Iho existence of the slate anil claim Ihc right to cluss Uiclatorshlp. :'Other's won't he driven any more than he declared amliUt cheers. AN HISTORIC OCCASION Heavy Fall Rain Makes Conditions Very Much Better Hnvy rsins fell In Lethbridge and all over the Lethbridge divis- ion of the C. P.. R. on Friday niu.M! At the Experimental -i Farm station here precipitation to .mperor nol contemplated ui anj ntfnt a was rcc. punl'lToJ tor acts, which, when cum mil ted, did not con- stitute a crime covered by. iav. The society or nations may uslabTSli for the future the criminal status of of- fences against international morals or disregard of treat lay down Ihe procedure' for judging tlio culprit and the penalty, hut Count accusers can nol ap- point Judges and it la impossible to ask Holland to cilraclite her guest Tor political crimes jiol within the pur- view of. present treaties. Thc former emperor, should bo placed in a posi- tion -where He ran do no further harm hut lbq_ eternal ideals which guaranlee public and rprivale Jaw must be One With Poland and Other in Connection Wilh Occupa- tion (if Rhincland came from the northwest. This brings tlie totej 'precipitation for the month to inches, and for the year to datp to 7.82, as against 7.3B for the whole of 1913. Last night's rain was Ihe heav- ieit since the storms late in July wirt early En August. It was heavy along the Foremost and Taber where the ralni of a we el? ago were consid- erably heavier-thin.'here, ranging round the half Inch mark. A few more tuch ralni ai that recorded I ait nrghl will do much to to prepare 'their land low heaviTy This Is the "first- fall ''since 1916- .that there has-been any fall pre-' tftak, about and tho outlook for next year Ic distinct- ly encouraging. General Election In Great Britain Looks Now To Be Imminent v j Labor's Success in Widnesj nnd General Unrest Points That Way WILSON WILL HELP RAILWAY SHOPMEN DETROIT. Mich, Sept. Prraldem. Wiljon will lecuro for members of the Untied Urothcrliocd of Maintenance of Way and Itailway Shop Laborers a standard cif that will enable them to lire In comfort unless living costs can lie returned to nor- mal very son, declared Secret- ary Frank S. Morrison, of [he American Federation of Labcw- beforc the maintenance of way convention hnro yesterday. 1KISII QUESTION ALSO IS CAUSE OK UNREST Glasgow Labor Congress Deals With Ireland PItlN'CE OF WALES LAYING THE COHXKHSTO-SE KOn TUB CENTRAL OTTAWA. TOWBH OP TUB PARLIA- Another Big Tract Of Irrigated Land TO B? On Market In v o TWO SCHOONERS GO DOWN WITH ALL HANDS OTTAWA, Sept. brief discussion, ihc liousn tndayap- prcvcil of two njorc In regard to 'ailhiiutstralion of occupied "UhlncHn J, Ihc "other thc treaty wilh Poland. peliatc. on., Lhc address ivns sched- uled lo resume once the resolutions were disposed nf, luit as no speakers -wero ready 1L VRS adjourncil. In the course of discussion of Ihc Polish trcaljr. Jacohs. Montreal, tool; opportunity to urotcst against thc Alk-ged massacre of Jews in Poland. commented Mr. Jncoha, "thai If. Mr. Partsrewakl (president of Iho Pollih republic) runs tip against the legauc of lie will linrl thnt ho In playing ivlth fire and not a piano." JIoii- C. J. Doherty. Montreal. nuestionc'l whether Cfinadn was nB- sumfpR obligntlona under the "Tho obligations." Mr. Donorty re- plied, "are nil on the side of Poland." Announcement was made that, n special committee ol llio house would he appointed lo consider an Amending bill on >hc ro-CBtabllshnienl of return- oil It Is understood that the question of further graluity will be considered by he commons, S. AFRICA RA-CIFFES TREATY. CAPE TOWN, Month Africa, Sepl. house of Ruscmbly lias rallied Uic peace (rcaly. NEW YORK, Sept. Five alarms had been turntd In at today for a fire which is rag- ing In the plant of the Standard Oil company along Newton Creek, In Long Island City. The place covers mapy acres. The fire Is said to have been caused by the explosion of an oil lank. All the fire fighting equipment of Brooklyn and Long Island City With some from Manhattan have been called out. The of three stations were sent to the scene of fire as well as ambulan- ces and Water is noiv rnnninn orer llio sonlli dam of the Cnnndn Land and Irrigation 'Company's bin reservoir. bake. McGregor, about nine milt3 southwest of Lomond. This in forma lion vas conveyed to HID Herald by General Manager D. W. MANITOBA WAY BUILD RAILWAY TO GOLD FIEL.D Sept. the Do- minion government will not build 'a 72-niilc railroad to the rich mines norlh of The Pns, the Manitoba MIAMI, Fla., Sept. schoonerg wont down nt Cat Island, D all a ma with all on board riurhig thc hurricane several days ago, according lo persons who 'arrived here from f -the Uahanias today. At Flurlha Island sovbrnl hulldlngb were '.itrtrie Windward. Islands two- pcbooncrs were lost, and at falling's Island. destroyed. GLASGOW, Sepl. trades uniou cungresa whicU been in session here all the wecX ended toilay with the passage of resolu- tions reaffirming the right ol free sjiccch anil jirotcsttng against the a ire El nud of ;ilien trades union orrcHals for alleged connr.clion with nolEhevlsui, Tho resolution also expressed belie! In Ihc necessity of continuing1 control of food prices. James Henry Thomas, acting to- gether with Hohprt Smillic, Ihe miners' leader, moTcd an emer- gency resolution deprecating ujili- tary rLlc in Ireland and declaring I hat the only solution of tbe Irish Iirolilfcin ivas ILrough'thc method ol Bcir-dclermination, by which Ihe Irish people could .vork'oul their salvatioo. Tihe resolution expressed prolound sympathy lor thn trades unlonlsle, "IfislV Urpth- urfi in their ot repression." Ttie resollnion 'carried unani- mously. Hare thfs week on his lo iho crnmciit will consider Ihe cUy. Mr. Itr.ys ia greatly pleased with jot cbnslructing a railway, lion. Ed- the outlook lor Co! on izinE-' the West- 1 ward Brown, provincial treasnrcr, in- frn District of .Ibe company's linialcd today. Mr. Brown slated that Iracl nwl the water flow-] members of the provincial oulbern dm In? over Ihe so am ol Lake McGregor, it menus that enough valor has now been stored lo irrigate Iho whole tract for "ono season. Dut more water vrill bo stored, (or Iho Little Bov.' reservoir, (pn miles norlli- cast of Enchant, la also to bo filkrl about this fall. This reservoir is nine Equate miles in extent. From thc outlet ol the Lilllc Tlow reservoir lo the western district of acres, is to he on thc mnrkot next spring. Is about 22 and all ihis! ditch will be tested out fall. Jlr, Hays Is quite confident that iu! opening up the western dislrlct of 1 Iho Canada Land and Irrigation Coin-] jpany's ijDO.OOO-ncrc tr.ict, of which ncres nrc irrigable, Roulhern will see (he greatest rush OL 1 farmers ever experienced. HOME, Sept. villages aUcmpl ]3 mtido to sell in the province of wero severe-1 nic land till the witrr is flowing! mcnt recognized the necessity of such a railroad to enable thc tnina to operate, but. I hut the building pi such a line was 10 the Uoruiuloti gov- ernment, lie thought it would be an eapy mailer for tbe Canadian Na- tional Hallways lo construct a branch of 72 1, ANOTHER ITALIAN QUAKE U.S.ROE UNLIKELY Secretary of Slsile Suppresses its Pub- licalions Too A, Sept. entitled "the proletarian revolution In Avows Intention of Remaining On Friendly "Terms With. ihe Entente Nations PAlirs, Sent, Tho situation between llurnantp- and the Diilcnlc appcarg to he brighter. A cordial meeting was held by Stephen IMc'non, French foreign minister, and Nicholas Jllsn, llnmnnian rcprcsenla' live in Parlfi, and VaiJa, one of the Ilumnnian delegation, yes by X. Lrninc pub- terdny, the Rumanians expressing thc lished by tho communist press of of Rumania, to Eafcguard llielr York Citv, sdcclarcd lly ihe dlETiHy, but to up secretary of Bla'tc Iu contain on to remain lionablo mntcrlal and Rtiy inning friendly relations with Hie cnlcnle. having it in Iheir posscEslon IB liable also received the LON'DOV. Sept. result of ihe byc-electiou In W Id ness., Lancaster, iu nlilcli Arthur Hen- derson, the luhor lender, was elect- nl to llie IIOUFC, was considered a syvero Mow lo the coalition and ic-Tired speculation as to t'je imminence or another general vlection. The virtually unanimous vole of llie Irailca union congress at GIos- for ttiu uationalizatlnn of nilncs :iml the vole on the sub- ject of Tvithtiniwins of llritlsh. troops from Ilussla are regarded ;LS a very determined part of lahor against the goTern- It is pointed out that (hero arc suspicions rcKarding Ihe gov- ernment's ftttiiuda in regard 10 Russia and conscription and Ihc Glasgow convention liad not de- clined clearly to condemn the policy ol direct action, out only siraleglcally aide tracked the de- cision. Tlio reconstruction of the cab- inet' has been overdue and baa been delayed only tcrial changes would involve bye- elections, which it -was said would almost certainly provide addition- al evidence (liat Iha lide ol ins in Iho counlry is runninE strongly against the goTernment. Added "lo tlio difficulty In the field of labor la the Irish question which sconis impossible for (be coalition Government lo satisfactorily solve. On all sides Ibe consensus of opin- ion inclines to Uic view that an- other appeal to the country can not be long delayed. It is understood that as soon as Premier Lloyd George returns from'France ho Intends to sum- mon the inner cabinet to discuss the'wholo situation. Arthur-Henderson, in an inter- view here last night on hia sue- in his victory." emphatic rbndcmnatlon'oC Ihc coalition government's pblicy -and ot the cynical political cpni': premise npon" which the govern-1. meet 1 he continued, "thai Ihe orlgion of Iho demand for. n o( direct action lies In flic i fact tha'. the present is fell lo be unrcprcsentativo of the nation and is dominated by reactionary influences. This involved iho counlry in proceed- ings wlilch ETC negplions oC dcni- ocracv. "It i.i shown In devolopmenta ic Hussia, Hungary and near home, In Ireland, where the situation is obviously grave. Widness is a. warning Ihe'spveniment can not nfTonl tn Ignore." uso ihc moment he Fctl_ when Ihn bnil sell ly shaken last nlshl by p-iiTarlluiuakc. j Uirough the ditches ready for Ilousea collapsed or were badly dam-, farmers' ngcd. One person [3 dead nnd BCV-JOII tnc' ern] nro reported Injured nt tRgnajo, Ten were Injured at Celle. Assistance hns licon sent lo the prov- ince. ALLAN RENOMINATED IN WEST SIWCOE COLUXGWOOD. Ont., Sept. a contention of the Conservatives held fit Creemoro- Friday afternoon, T. waa renomlnalcd as the party standard bearer !n Slmcoo. British Likely to Evacuate Russia Through Petrograd LOXDOX, Sept. romment en tho statement issued on' Thursday by Winston Spencer Chur- chill, ificrotary of war, dtuj'JnE thai Ihcrc ha.i been Any In llio IJrit- lah govcrnmcnl's policy to bare Iho Drllleh troora c north II us n I a fct.i n (Suggestion (hat Jl may be Hie gOTcrnniertl'g (n'.cntlon [o crnr- uatc, throiigli -.tho-Arctic- region, buL through IiaUtc after an a Mack on Petrograd, U Is pointed out by ftffna of the newspapers Ihftt Col, Churchill said HiHL Gen. nnwllnFon had full discre- tion as (o tho moans and methods ol tvncunllnn, and soino color seems Id hare been lent lo Ihc Blnlcmciit ot tlie Iu nn article from Archangel lljal. Ihoro arc sufficient nrithh troops In norlli Hussln to al- lacV through Pclrograd. Nicholas TschalJtovekv, president ot the provisional. Goytrnmenl of north Russia, who Is In London, (n a state- ment loday said [hat "through Petro- grad la iho only allies can with honor cvncunle north Ilnaa'a He predicted tlml terrible Uolshcvlk Tcr.sefincc will wrecked on nurih if the BtllltH troops arc wlth- dmwn through Col, Churchill In his slalnmcnt hfedlnal Urltfsli IraopR were cm pi cd, or Ihnt the Ijrillsh j governmL hfld acrcpttd rfnj- In oiicratfons ngalrtst I'clrotrad, l T ing" campaign does start It will be whlrlwlnrl nffalr. Knoiigli Incinirlcs havo nlrc.idy bctn received to selllo llic ivholc western rtlslricl i[ all In- quirer 3 boiighl. The company ia going lo <1o all In poncr lo make settlement a success from the word find there will ho avnllnblo" to thc farmers Ihc expcrl ndvlcc ot n number ol practical Irri-j to help solve problems of inillvldual farmers as they-arise, Tho opening of the wycatern diatrlrl of the Canada Land Co. tract centre- n round Vans ha 11 bus a- Interest to the [itoplft of LCIhbridge, for wltli Ihe construction of llic Lcth- bridge Northern vrojccl, which ia ex- pected lo commence next Iho systems will he uonucctcd nml tlio C.P.R. branch from Klpp to connect wliti the Suf- ficld-Jxjniond line will not he long dc- Inycd. 1H Shopmen and M. of W. E. nailonal niiij revolutionary song tics', -l __ _ f printed-In Russian at Xcw am To Accept Four Cents An I "Development of Industrial Hour R-ikn a pamphlet printed In 110111 'by ltie soviet Publishing Company at 1 Lo a fine or imprisonment. "Tho pnblislicil ai Edmon- ton. All Is also banned. Other puulicallbiis condemned br I tbe censor are n collection printed-In KUssian at .New iorK, and i ''Development of Industrial Demo- a pamphlet printed In Finnish DKTROIT. Mich., Sepl. The railroad administration will unreservedly accept the proposal of Iho tJniled of Maintenance Way and Rail- way Shop Laborers for a new schcrlulo, according lo n read before a closed ses- sion of Ihc r-OTivcntlon liers today. This officials "of thn brotherhood sl.ilcd, that tbcrc will IrC no strike of thc railway work- ers. luthl flumnnlan tlelcgalcs vcslerdny. TLc nuDianian reprcscntalivcs arc still onicinl confirnialion of thc. reported lall p[ Iho ministry heatlci] by J. '.I. Dratlano. They aay that he WHS still in otlicc on Septem- ber [i. Government Carrj-ing Out; a- Slrong Campaign Jo Sup- press Irish Parliament The Allied Note CLEARING HOUSE BANKS HAVE LARGE RESERVE YOIIK, Sept. Thc condition of clearing house 1m nits' and for the week shows that they liolfl rcscnti In pf lrf.ll Thifi ait Increase 'of. from laal DKTROIT, Mich.. Sept. Un- iled llrotherhood nf of Way Employees fliid Flallway Shop lyaborcrs expects Ihc r.illToad adminis- tration will eventually grant tho new working agreement dcsircil, according j lo brotherhood oflicfnl3 this rnornlug, who nnllrlpilcd that Director-General i lllnca would discuss with the commit-' tec here nest week the one point in dispute. i Brotherhood officials said today that 1 Iho men not satisfied wilh omls-1 slon frnTn tho proposed working tiprce- mciit of a claiiEO granting to al! of labor In tha or the rale of time ami one that they espccl n seltUmient CANADIArV DELEGATE NAMED RepL H. Davlsnn has been tippolntct! adlan dcWpilo upon the now 'parlfa-. Rieiilnry cnmmjllcc lo llio trades un- ion DAIE11SEIYEI TORONTO, Sepl. opinion continues 'o Uke-for granted (hat the holding of a' general elecilon upon the same dale as ihc referendum and party machinery all over the prov- ince IE being oiled up and brought into.'.eperatlon, the actual deciiloji has not been.made. "The government has made no .aid Sir William Hearst tonight. "The mailer Is still being considered." PAIIJS, Sepl. Accoriling to the] Echo de ParlF. Ihc nolc whlcn George Hnssell Clerk is lo liaml lo the Iluman'an irovernment on behalf of .Iho entente allies contains (our iliiesttons; Mrsl. whether Rucnnnla Is to ivithOraw her troops from second, whether Huninnla ready In slop requisitions in Hun- Ihtrd, whether ItnmanlR pre- j.ircd lo hand over lo'lhe reparations all thai she already has ru l.llll, Ulll IJLdv in lliis point. r I'the convenllon In closed yesttnJay adopted tile tdalnlilriUon't lugjcsllon, It was staled, .to'.accepl (ftur.ccnln an hour, iragfi Iricreftsfl nailing cftoits lo" brhfc '.lldnx cosls io.Jiprm.Tl, Ilius Avfrllnff ot a slfitc. INVESTIGATE UNEMPLOYMENT SOLDIERS IN e, c. PORT" ARTIlUrC SepL D. S. 0..' of commanding tho SJlKJ tnttltloD, who Is now In Port Arthur, bMn by Ihe sol dtcrs' .rfresUbllshnwnt commission K! (b InTrttliate anrt report oft ol returned where It is out of work. DUUI.IN, Sept. Griflllh, one ol the founders ot the Sinn. Fein organization, speaking lasL nighl at the ccnlral branch ot the Sinn Ke-n. salrt that llie raids and suppression' or the Irish parliament wero concert- ed In Hellnst !r. ihs' leaders of the .Ulster Unionist cll. p Mr- GriHilh declared Ihal tha Sinn Fein would carry on exactly as; before. 1 Raids Continue CORK, military and police raids which began yesterday connection wltli proclamation of Ihe julsltfontd under the Mudapesl of tho Sinn Fein pnrlia-, Ice, and, fourth, tihrlcr what conill- mciil ami Sinn t'c'm organization! loua will Rumania he -disposed to col- Ihroughoul Ireland .Tore continued lo- ahoratc with thc powers lo maintain ;lay. During Ihe morning the raid- orucr in Hungary. Irrs pvocr.edoJ lo thc honsc. of DaTli Kent, a Sinn Xeln member of parlla ment, and searchcil Iho. place. raiders met with thi search proceeding without incident. Raid Tipperary Club Tiri'BHARV, Sept., into Ihc Tlpperary Club forcer this morning by soldiers. They foiia- the building nnoccupleJ, MORE SOLDIERS ARRIVE IIAUr'AX, S., S6nt. over relumed soldiers-and ,dt penclerlls, flic IVWIo Slnr'liner Cfdni arrived" last evening from Lirerpool The troops wero In cliargo of Col. Oj Tcr, C.JI.O., .of O, Ihoae on board, 693 were dopcnilenls the remainder, thoso tho go (o New York, ire taW, lera. There were 35 ofliccrj nursing sisters on linard. -of; ihe soldiers nro, destined (or Sintes having been ozs the line, OMSK. Sept. wifeless Thc following-, communique wan Issued from general headquarters: "Stubborn fishing Is- goInE on in thc direction of'Laloure. In thc sector of the Chime causeway. -Our arift now engaged In olfenslvo opera- lions In the direction of Kooriau, .Wo hare occupied tho slatlot nt p.lelouS. hove and nre pursuing the along tho railway lines aloiig'lho wliol.e (rout.-Our troops grcnl ninny prfcDnriTiT anil ah lirporl- ant amount of wnr ;