Winnipeg Free Press

June 21, 1919

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - June 21, 1919, Winnipeg, Manitoba TODAY'S WEATHER Forecast for Manitoba; Fair and warm. 01 O c WHO WILL' SIGN FIRST? It looks as if peace will be signed at Versailles "ors V." accord- ing to indications. -Sun 4.20 anti sets 0. -Moon rises 0.6 and set, 20. ----m WINNIPEG, SATURDAY, JUNE MORNING EDITION NO. 302 HERMAN m RETAINS OFF gurried Beconstruotion of Adminis- tration to Ensure Signing of Peace Terms plans Complete For Re-establish- of BloDkads and Occupa- tion of Berlin Deported at Paris Count Von Berns- iorff Will Head Delegation to Sip Treaty at Versailles Weimar Completi Cut Off By Strike Weimar, June 19 me Associ- ated Press) Weimar tonight is completely cut-off from railway com- munication with all sections of Ger- many because of a suddenly called railway strike. Airplanes and the telegraph are the only means of com- munication. Government circles see in the strike a new Spartacan attempt against the government. The reason given for the strike is a demand for an increase in Wages. In the meantime, the German gov- ernment and the various political lead- ers arc held here until further notice. A majority of these do not have suf- ficient clothes and fresh linen to last more than a day or two. IRlllDS OF HIGH PRICES OF GRAIN REFLECTEDl IN FOODSTUFFS Secretary of Grain Exchange at Head of Lakes Declares Present Wheat Price Fictitious Berlin. June 20 (Associated i cabinet, resigned at; two o'clock this morning. Presi-1 deaf Ebert will retain his office, temporarily. The portfolio of j Krzeberjrer in the new cabinet o be t'onned will be; minis'.c-r rc-ronstruction and; of the treaty." I; v.-as sra'ed on good auth- orry today that President Ebert Aquitania Carried Record Number of Returned Past Disembarkation Believes Removal of Fixed Price Would Result in Big Drop- Favors Open Markets Predicts World's Surplus by Sep- Coid Stor- age Investigated PROCLAMATION Citizens of The Proclamation issued by me some days ago must be strietly adhered to. It has been brought to my attention that a parade of men, yromen and children is proposed.for today. I hereby reiterate my former Proclamation, that there shall be no parades until the end of the strike. Any women taking part in a parade do so at their own risk. GOD SAVE THE KING! CHARLES P. GB-AY, Mayor. June 21, 1919. H.iiifax. June thf discrn- burkation and entrainment of the troops from tho Aquitania, this morn- r.ho military and railway official, broke al! previous records. One hour was taken ott the previous record of the lar.dins an'l two off the best time required to despatch the specials. The decided to stand Of fall with steamer brought t..ie largest number i ot" men ever returned on one shio lor because and thny were handled wonderfully. thai he must, resign i At T.SO a.m., shortly after the ship j-hp i docked, the disembarkation com- raiMi n.an >lfen tne menced and a. folu. hours> and treaty. Democrat's, Stm twenty-live minutes later, all of -the anaiu-jf espell-' fifty-seven hundred were on shore. L''' i. !-The first special train away at cd Baron von mchsthotr. from j's.so and tne ]asn s.t 12.30, taking but The ivane commission because he i tour hours and twenty minutes to i despatch thirteen specials. I The two trains for Winnipeg left I at 11.23 and 11.-10. Ten of the thirteen were bound to western Canada, their favored signing the treaty. Busy Reorganizing Paris. .hill'? -0 'by tbe AiSOCl-: destinations and times of departure being as follows: First, Vancouver, S.3of secaond. Vancouver. Revelstoke, ated Press ihe latest reports received en the military ivire i and' victoria, s.50; third. Edmonton, from Weimar indicate that at 9 I 9-20: tom-th; Calgary, n.40: fifth, Gal- o'clock this Friday) evening, Germany is still in the throes of T. rei-onsiinuion trader, in an eiuloavor to get a sovernmer: that is capable of siminj the peace treaty. Plan to Occupy Berlin. ;rury and Medicine Hat. O.r.5: sixth. Saskatoon anil Brandon. 10.10: sev- enth. Regina. 10.30; eighth, Regina, -j n-lvninU land Port Arthur. ot ,.lle aummia-j The %vestern officB1.s on board in- 1 eluded the following: "Lieut. F.. W. i Harris. Broadview: Captain J.- M.. i Kurnett. Armstrong, B.C: Lieut. J. H. Kerr, Vancouver: Captain 3. A. Mc- j Kay. Lieut. E. B. Middleton. Lieut. i W. G. Game. Winnipeg; Lieut. F. G. London -June 20 t'bv the As-j Biles. Glenboro: Lieut. W. II. And- 'p -s i erson. Virden; Lieut. E. A. Stewart, SOO'.atecl Jrreas j Captain A. V. Laban. Regina; Lieut, sews v.'as received in F. M. Bradbury. Bast End; Lieut. quarters in London tonight that j Germanv- intended to sign the Albert; Lieut, s. M. K. fea'v In til" event of refusal Patterson, Medicine Hat; A. S. Mit- i chell. Edmonton: W. Revul, Zeal- 7o sign, it- was learned thai. H H sirnor.as, j. B. Black, U of Berlin and the re-] Captain G. E. Scott. Vancouver; Lt. occupatio of the blockade i K- establishment would almost- cert-amly j and that these measures would sorely uu-rease the amount of in- demiiity to demanded from Germany. Paris -June 2C1. An unconfirmed repc-i-ri-eceLved here from the Army j Ir.illiTer.c- bureau at Coblenz says 1 '.'o-jm von I-iurnstorft'. the former N. Baillon. Ocean Falls; Captair. R. Scharrt. AUSTRIANS PROTEST Object to Carrying- Full Re- sponsibility cf Pre-War Sins Germain, June delesluion has lid.-The sent a fourth conference, pro- I; is expected in 1'ans tnai an e.i.- tos.-jn of rime will be asked by the if they are- unable to pgree the- lime accorded in the reply to the counier Tiro'josals. A member of V'.a'tes delegation said "a t'w. of time might be but arian empire, of which it was the smallest, poorest, most peaceful and most liberal of states." It points out that at the time war was declared in 1014 the foreigns, i his two principal collaborators and i almost-all of Austria's ambassadors w ere Hungarians and maintains that ible of the new government. I mon will not let the whole burden G errnan Austria." be thrown upon ____...ity of the war is corn- to" all the states forming ;he f that has vanished. S' Dr' the the confer- Jlas'.k-r arid Dr. Edunrcl David also have referred to as possible for fhsiiceliorship in a despatch re- caivofl afternoon. Peace Conference Not Surprised of :he of i-'hillippe as urcmier and 0..' the i of the coalition govern in Germany came as no sur- I-.'ibv in conference cles, as been known for some time that Count von Brock- TO OPPOSyiTHEYS (Vancouver Citizens Launch Free Motor Service -.............._..... _____ Vancouver. B. C.. June turned loose on the streets t'cmonvw. The arreVixpf W. A. pritcharq, of Vancouver. may stiffen the attitude of local strikers. It is expected in peace Conference that the new German govern- make a request for addi- l.onal time :n which to reply. retirement of von B-ockdorff- Kan-.zau and Herr Giesberts. and that Dernburg. from Lancashire born, it is believed that in t'ae cabinet is anticipated. his keen north country brain the Erzoerstr, presumably t. ke tlu Place- of Giesberts as th. Centrist whole One Big Union oian was first worked out. He- has devoted der in the cabinet. Confirm Military Plan June 20. (By the Associat adherents in local -labor ranks, but j hardly enough, it is believed, to pre- settlement antici- in the event o! the of t'ie Germans to sign the peace treaty the allotted time. j Marshal Foch. General Robertson. the British army: i of the United States army, a-a 'Slier military chiefs, were before the this "afternoon and ex-plair.ed dstails of the allied plans, .it :s not expected that the o-clcr for a'.iied armies to ucivar.co ivill be exactly at the time of ex- o: the time limit oi al- but it was indicated today that "ore be little de-lav, if in J. of Strassbourg, Dead Steady Growth of Signing Sentiment a physio- Strasbourg, Sask.. June man J. aged -IB, one of the oldest settlers In this part of pro- vince, beinpr a resident here for thirty years also living- three years in Manitoba, died this. morning after several years of ili health. H.i was a councillor and also reevs of 'he rural municipality Xo. 220 for j several terms. Deceased was also a i justice of the neo.ce. He leaves a 1 widow and family of eight children, beside a father and mother four brothers and three sisters. He was a successful farmer was highly thought of by a large circle of rnenati i around this valley. in favor o Mice tro-atv had set in in and t'nat ai; pcMtical parties were ''Efecte-d by it were receivc-d in re the stowaways, who claimed j pipestone, Melita, and other be Russian Jews, 'were kept un- The prizes were awarded as follows: r strict surveillance, being in Special tractor m. H. Bnl- sell Austrian compatriot in a street quar- i March 31st: sent the following reply on rel. G. Senecrappn and B. Natelo, Ital- j iar.s, were giviin life imprisonment for manslug-bter in connection with the shooting of Anthime Ausrer. David Elie, alias David Hanoen, was also sentenced to 14 years in the penitentiary for the theft of furs valued at Big Opium" Trade With B.C. Montreal. June thous- and dollars' worth of oPiiwn has been shipped to British Columbia since May 20. J. Killoran. registrar of alien enemies Vi-arned. when he la t arrested Lee .Tee. a Chinese, merchant of La..iuachitere street, on a charg-e of illegal trafficking in drills. Eighteen packages of opium of in pounds each, the police say. were found in Lee's house and evi- dence that lartri! quantities had been shipped -west by pa.eel post. Your letter of interest, dated March 24th to hand and in reply let me congratulate you on your activities and success up-to-date. I note your remarks re paper containing report of convention-r the paper you refer to is the Western Labor they have made arrangements to publish verbatim report of convention. I have also arranged with the Central Committee to have an extra copies published and distributed to the three western provinces, and will mail your bundle next Friday at the very latest. The paper I issue goes to every railroad man and contains al! kinds of matter re One Big Union so will not cost you boys -any- thing as we _ per here to an armed guard and" will J be deported by the liner on her next j outward voyage to the Par East. As tljey wore full Canadian uni- forms, the Russians experienced no difficulty in getting aboard tne snip at the Siberian port. They Hied up the gangway with the Canadians and but for the vigilance of the military and ship's officers the prospects of their entry into the country wltnout being suspected appeared extremely bright. How they managed to secure tne uniforms is a complete mystery. Without some assistance, it is re- marked by officials, it would i'.ave been imposible for them to carry out the deception so WEATHER ItEFOltT. Tho weather in tho west today has b'jen [air ani very warm. The minimum and maximum tempe.a- were: 34.68, Prince Kupert 4860, Victoria. 30.66. Xamloops Moose .la-.v SB.88. o_4._co. Alt Booth: 2, Jo Galbraith, jun.; 3. Arnold Wilkins. Striking out Booth. Best Booth. Best groomed team- Menibers from the staff of the Manitoba Agricultural college sup- erintended the match in a. very satis- factory manner. ____ 2, John John Gal- j Cotton Spinners Likely To Strike For Shorter Hours London. June to- morrow is likely to seethe start of ''a strike o- cotton spinners, involving j 300.000 operatives. After a conference at Manchester officially announced governments. Affirming that the strike not end unti! their comrades in- the police force and the post office reinstated, Martin said they had beaten the Germans by massed a'c- 'tion and they would have to UEC their brains and brawn In massed action to win out in the just about time wo he declared, amidst cheers. Then "the silent, indigna- tion parade." was announced by tno speaker. "We will meet in parade." he said, "a mansfjd he added "It's the only v.hi'vu left." It was mentioned that a parade had been tried with in a strike in the north of i'.--, The speaker concluded by that they would not subr.'.ic to more flim flamming by or anv otl-.er government. But he warn- ed" against any "rough stuff" at, he put it. "If the governments :n Canada