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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION VOLUME XIV. LETHBRIDGK, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 1921 DEBATE WHEAT BOARD Commons Point as to Whether it Cost Western Farmers GOVERNMENT AND PROGS. IN SHARP PASSAGES OTTAWA, April 1. A Bomewliat monotonous session of the house in yuplily on the department of irade and i-ommerce estimate's totlay "was illum- inated with a lively dispute between government and Progressive members or not the suspension of tie i aotivities of the Canadian wheat board j had lost to farmers of I the west. The flicker of drawn steel occurred whan a vote of for administration of the Canadian Grain Act was under discussion. Col. ,T. A. Currie, North Simooe, had charged the Progressives with not supporting the board, .intimat- ing that as a consequence Great Bri- tain purchased flrain the United States Then the husincss should have come to Canada. Hot blood was fur- ther stirred by U. B. Morphy, who de- clared farmers were clamoring for free trade, in everything that did not affect "their own bread basket." W. D. Cowim, Regius, asserted that Hou. T. A. Crerar, leader of the Progres- sives, had opposed the continuance of i the board. Werternert Defend Lev! Thompson of Qu'Appelle, Pro- Kressire whip, defended his leader. Mr. Crerar, Mr. Thompson said, had opposed (he board's permanent continuance. .T. Mah.irg. Maple Creek, challenged government mem- bers to prove their assertions while Dr. Michael Clark, Red Doer, doubted if the whoat hoard had been of any Durinl Roman Catholic Becomes Viceroy of Ireland; Lord French Resigns The Post Two Pictures of Germany General Shake-up in British! Cabinet Brings About j (he Change SIR ROBERT HORNE BECOMES CHANCELLOR HOT BE [British Mines TALKS RAILS As He Appears to the Allies As He Is At Home for the George Matthews Adams Service. use to the western farmers. During a discussion on general trade eonill- j tions, IT. B. Morphy declared the time i opportune to launch an aggressive drive for United States trade na pen-j pla in that country were exploiting Canadian trade and at the same time making Canadians pay for the expcns-l cs of their consular service. N Re-establishment Scheme Wants Trade Aflents A _ T Major Mowatt urged the appoint-] Forward by VIC- ment of a large and'efficient force of j toHa Man Canadian trade agents Sir 1 George Foster agreed that the United Give Each Returned Soldier Industrial Bond for LONDON, April 2. Bonar Law's retirement as lord I privy and from the govern- ment leadership in the house of has led to a complete j reconstruction of the government on a much larger scale than had been eJcpected. The inost remark- able appointment is that of Rob- ert S. Home, to the chancellor- ship of the exchequer. In parlia- ment only two years, he succeeds to the most important cabinet po- sition the -prime minister. Several of the score of new ap- pointments are new men who will he obl'ldg'eti to sesk re-election, The appointment of Lord Ed- mund Talbot to the Irish post is extremely interesting. He will assume office at the beginning, of May in order to issue write for the elections the home rule act. Lord Erimunri is the leading lay Roman Catholic in the United Kingdom and the first Catholic to become viceroy in Ireland. French Quits April Mar- shall Viscount French of Ypres, will be succeeded as lord lieuten- ant and Governor of Iceland by Lord Edmund Bernard Talbot, who has held the post of joint parliamentary secretary for the treasury. Dublin Disorders Agreements "With A. G. W., and E. D. B. C. Are Given I Second Reading; ASKKD FOR BETTERMENTS Flooding While Miners Holiday Six Mines Already Flooded and Volunteers Are Called for to Save Others from on Train Service and Lighting to Save the Fuel on Hand. 1 to Herald) EDMONTON. 'April i ment of the bills embodying the new railway agreements of (he E- and i U. C. imd the A. and W. to second reading: introduction of resolution by Alex. Koss. Centre Cal- j bary, and by Hon. .1. H. Boyle, at- i tornty-geueral, providing for bills! 'amending the Workmen's Compensa-! i tion Act: and a debate on a resolution I LONDON. British coal by w. M. Davidson. niinos. left, to the mercy of tnruahinff North Calgary, risking government, waters by the strike of miners and (loans for students at the university, pump men have already been flooded WASHINGTON, April tion of the British coal miners' strike is expected to be short, ac- cording to the best opinion in England, Commercial Attache Dennis, at London, advised the department of commerce today. of the miners'. federation are tow, the message said, adding that the strike was not supported by public opinion. Certain Brit- ish exporters are reported to be negotiating for United States coal to fill contracts in the con- tinental markets, Mr, Dennis said. tilov Wales, are in imminent danger and h: most of.the other ctiul districts of the igland clerks are man- ning the pumps. Scores of telegraphic appeals reach' ml the government yesterday asking that sailors be sent to help light against the of water pouring in- to the mines. "Various coal denlers1' associations are. publishing appeals in newspapers, calling upon volunteers with engineering to assistance. The government appar- ently is taking a grave view of thn crisis and is laying plans to tk'iil wild emergencies. Restrict Train Service Restrictions on train service will begin Wednesday and a cut o( twenty per cent, will be made effec- permanently wrecked. 0{ CMnM striko continues. Race Advances j The E. D. and B. C. bill advances for betterments on that road, hands it over to the C.P-tt. for operation for five years, and provides that the C.P.E. sfcalf pay government obligations first out of the revenues Gloucester, while one is in Flintshire, Northeastern .Wules. of the older mines in (he Lancashire dis- trict and in the Kiiondda Valley, and gives the C.P.K. an option to pur-1 chase at the cud of that period from j tho1 owner, J. D. MeArthur. to A. and G. W. The A. and G. W. bill validates the j taking over of that railway for oper- ation by the government as owner. I I and gives the former owner an op- j tion to repurchase at the end of seven i years on payment of all obligations. Ap'ril iT-A fnrmcr soldier J TJie measure advances for whose home JH in Cork, was fired upon betterments on the lane under gov- 'yesterday by four civilians. Though! crnment ownership and operation. seriously wounded, be escaped by' W.C. Act Amsndmcnt {jumping into the river, from which. Mr. proposed amendment to 'lie war. rescued by boat men. j (he Workmen's Compensation Act Thirty bombs iiiul many appliances: would put the measure on the same jfar their manufacture were discover-! basis as the Ontario act, thai, is. pay- >ed in Dublin sMhlea today. A child instead of being ou'a flat rate found a bomlj-iii the; ruins of the Ros- carberry police barracks, the scene j curly Thursday of a Sinn Fein attack, of weekly for single and ?12 for married men would be on age of earning capacity. States system of charging on each, invoice passed, more than paid the entire cost of the United States consular and trade services in this country. But for Canadian trade ag- OTTAWA, April Details of. a now plan of re-establishment for re- turned soldiers, calling for the issue of government industrial bonds to each returned soldier has been put, he- enls in the United Stales to make forc the special committee charges on invoices would involve adoption of a similar course fn other countries. However, the question would be considered. Special Committees The premier announced his inten- tion to move for a special committ pen- sions and re-establishmeu' by E. F. Kidner, of Victoria. B.C. Mr. Kidner suggests that a bond for be given to each such returned soldier. He estimates that there would he 250.- 000 men eligible for this aid. The ouL- lay would lie in the neighborhood of which under ihu plan THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT percent. Mr. Uoss and handed it to a policeman, who. proposes (.lie percentage lie 66 2-S seeirjB (ho pin Tvas throw it i per cent, of the incnpacitnterl persons inlo the street It explorted, kill ins: i previous earning ability. Mr. Hoyle two anil seriously wounding I did not announce to the house what three others. Several persons suffer-! the nature of the amendment! ed minor injuries. Trouble in Londonderry they have been cancelled at the gov- ernment's request. Another step tak- en has been to reduce coal consump- tion for industrial purposes fifty per cent, while domestic, users coal will be permitted to purchase only small amounts. Some of UIP illuminated 1 Kigna in London already have beeu vol- luntarfly extinguished, and it is ed that, orders will soon be issued pro- hiibitlng all snch signs. The govern- i ment is also planning to impose re- fslrictions on shop and street llghting- ami ithe public 1ms been asked to economize in tho of gos, electric- ity and gasoline. Ordering U. S. Coaf One result of [hi; embargo on the exports of coal hus been an increase for tho demand of tonnage to carry j United States coal to British bunker- juff stalions, A number of ships rt> ceivetj orders last night to prepare to Kii'ip-Mi distribute supplies of yeast for the nation's bread, should the railroad--: thousand persons were rendered he shut down. These supplies; would landed at various ports along Fifteen Thousand Homeless, Result Of Fire in Manila Three Thousand Homes in Na- tive Quarter Bodies Taken Out homeless by most deslruclivc iasf tlie here in more than 20 yivirs, which destroyed Ihret: thonsanil lioines northern .section of tlie COIIHt. "tuueil All wireless stations wen1 up und constables were beiac enrolled everywhere last night. BELFAST. April disor- In the Commons OTTAWA, April ders occurred I night. Constable Londonderry Iliggina was to the act would he in his proposed hill. Loans to students Lazaro district. Two bodies wen Mr. Davidson's resolution, the same! 'hot I as the one he offered last year, rends: The chairman or the London coal committee declares London his a sup- ply of ubout three weeks, hut if the i present summerlikc weather contin- native quarter known as the San ues it ,vili last live or six no reports or regard hit? distil "That this legislature urges upon the government to exiend its policy or en- tne clot- j (.ouragemoBt act to provide loans at and two soldiers wero ,mv rates nf inlerest on a co opera- found lodav in tlie ruins. would be taken over by the banks and pointed to consider Canada'? fuel b-v who escaped. plv i tvro bombs were thrown at Bins To m.to ureej 'if slmlVni caretnontoillegal; tornake he salary j tlln two civilians wore attending the Uuivorsily of the nf cxcn 1; Tlle slation propei.ty was Qr R (ir lech. to i.rovlile for an ad-, llot ,iamaKeil by tho explosion. ol. educational institutions j of tiie province." The North Calgary snembnr's argu- ment in favor or it was a repetition of his remarks last year. The last evening anywhere, dispatches statins that miners were enjoying a holiday. from taxation; ditional judge of HIP cogri ot KIUK'S j An ,ras mmte on bench, Sasliatrhowaii. anil to ainrad barracks ou Lecky Roncl. and Iwo con-' the Judges' Aft in regard to payment I n-oiindeil brfon- jxilire rn-i ot travelling expenses to certain jndg-l infoivcmenif which arrived in an arm-' es attending court or chambers. j oar. ofr attar-kin? party, j heard merchant ships and the house appoint- Ten Missing Is ru i T Charles loup Governor M M P II TL 5 rails Inrougn Latest Keporis Reduce Figure ol'i Made for I the Bodies j Tape Breton; lion. R. Lemienx, and .1. A. Maharg of Maple Creek, be ap- pointed a rommittee in investigate all matters ranitcnted vrit.1i the future fuel supply ot Canada the commitiee either to bin- to have power to oboy all records, call homes. Tho bonds would be non- witnesses and examine them under i transferable and non-nogotiable. with o.v.'n. a hiRli rate ot interest "say 81-C per A. bill to amend the Judges' pro i removc vuling that the'salary of the preaei-t of lho returned men failing to i-.hief iusiice of Canada shall them as Boort investment. j tfnue exempt from certain taxen: Iliar j Tlie bond wouid lie. convertible into: un additional judge of the kinfi'r j credit at any chartered bank only; for Saskatchewan be appointed, and when passed by board for tlio j Ilial an amendment he made in resnml purpose ilesiKllatMl. This claimed Mr.-Kidner would grant each sol-iineni and procressive members on 011 nf iv dier r.n industrial bond, not exceeding j continuance of Canadian wheat board.' Sinit Fein as' in viilne, to be used for the pur-1 'of f Ibe motive poso of _ allowing returned soldiers nail] Io rr-view.' busmen Tributes paid to tlie Crosby. Second reading to a number of bills. .Senafor' which, acct friendly crown force of the victims with numbered nine. THIRTY DAYS FOR ISSUING LABOR TROUBLE SETTLED i cn-XPlf. Out.. April j McX.'ibb -of tho county jail bore ha? i been laincniitiL-; tluit. on accunnt of 11 IIP iiisl bpjim r-Dipty of pris- the iiriisal sprinsi cleaniim i-ou in education, and the great fin-j I ancifi! drains upon it for various causes. He thought, the province was J doing Us full duty Hie present i linio in providing; institutions for i students to attend at (be present time more aid could he given to chil- jdren in obtaining a. common school j ethical ion. I The debate was adjourned at p.m. until eight p.m. SEATTLE, Aprif parties left Seattle and Port Townsend today for the vicinity of Point Wilson and the Straits of Juan de Fuca, where the passeng- er liner Governor went down early Friday, in an effort to recover bod- ies of victims of the disaster. The list of 10 missing, reported yester- day, was unchanged today, and it was believed all were drowned. Agents of the bureau of inves- tigation of the department of jus- who were conducting an in- dependent investigation into the disaster today and yesterday, were expected to make a full report of their findings late today. PARIS. April attempted coup d'etat of former" Emporec Charles of Austria, has been a complete failure, according to the impression prevailing in French circles this evening. While not yet officially determined, the officials believe that the efforts of Charles to regain the throne of Hungary have been s'.'ccrs.'ifuily blocked. six f-i I'iiyment of i certain judges f> r en of chambers and will be moved inlo committee on Monday. [u tho absence of-JJ. A. LafoHurrft. .TUCUHRS Cartier, a bill to amend the Criminal code providing penalties for persons playinq; "throe card monte" In public places or on promises avail- able io (be publi: was moved by I'. K. ('asRrain, Mr. Casprain said that the aincml- Tiient would provide for a term of im- prisonment tin to two years for PCT- POIIS found Kiitlty of playliiR thrnn Continued on I'agn Four. I claimed for" the scheme, would j l allow means to go into business Tor themselves. It would also allow the conversion of these bonds into j credits with the bank KO that a man iniplif acquire a house and ?niin. I'ndnr the proposal the banks would P. E. T. CAMi3 THROtrC.'H YEAH WITH SUKPLUS n ruvnilVQ thw OU1 .JAGREEMENT CONCLUDED hrislifMiod wbnn .lamns Mallott.] WITH TOWN OF MELVILLE i sf-ntoncOfi Io t.i 'Hi" I jail for six months. 4 RECONSTRUCT DAM AT PARRY S0UND PAKUY SOl'XD, April is ex- jieclcd (hat tlie wo rlc of recon struct- j the in j ulster's be given authority by the government to advance to the full value of tlin bond, the government to meet interest payments until the bond was redeem- ed. The liquidation, it is submitted, should cover a lengthy period. If tho details Oi this plan were fol- lowed, fho author of if. suggests tiuif. k would meet the needs (if (lie major- ity of returned men and remove numb of the dissatisfaction with nient legislation which now exi 1 April tlio i local P. on Friday. Captain representing an insurance company j bore, was up on the charge- of ng worthless in (own and 11 ;ind There w.-ts it fiirf.'ifr of heating his hoard hill at Ihn Trunnion hotel. Accused was and sentenced In P.I) days in I-ctlibrini-c J-iil. At Barons, Also CUT OF TOHON'TO. April aRrnoinont. j was con-hided yesterday by the ropiv- j.ijcntativi.'rt of Melville, Sask.. and the S. AT commit tco "f the town'n sbareboldr.rs. hy which it hoped the nrroars ami April '2.- -Decision futfrrc payuionts of interest, elf., will wapos of tho sixty'bn Tim .-irrtiars on in- iiutl men iMiiployecl ou rnK'M j (cn'f-'f. principal sinking is to ships out ni1 All I be funded and pa 13 uff ill fiftncn the dam whic'n burst. can jrrcat "-vill bo stnrtmi shortly. unil hopes am expressed that the TO PAY ITS ARREARS niyrtru-uleetric power plant may be in operation aiTain in a, siinr; time. The water in the Seiiui'i rivrr is gradually billing. SUE HON. CARON FOR INCOME TAX I QfEBKr. April fBy Canadian i rase of the federal rev- I enuo department agiUust- 7-Ion. .1. K. Caron, minister of agriculture1, in wliich tho federal autlmritics an> FPohiiiK to collect tho income tax of iimity us a mmn- Slbnr, shortly -will be pleaded bnforn flm loi-iil courts. interest. inanifcsted in (lie out come of thu ciisc, owiiiK to the fact tlial Min action in considered a. test c.-isc and will affect orhur member.-! ot thu legisla- ture. c-uchrd In STRIKE LOOMING UP OF CANADA PACKING MEN TORONTO, Aprfl puclcers refused yesterday to-back down taken in from P. r.. April statement of public accounts in the house of assembly tbolr rncnnt ultimatum that tho cm- ;i of fnr the your. 1920.! of tntal reroijtls were placed at I accept a general reductinn of and tho fixpondilures! per cent. In wnges. Annthcr al In 1910 Ihn receipts were! encn betweon reprcfiontalivcs of the and expenditures ?7.10.2St. men and tho puckerp IM to be held Thn nrnvlnclnl debt wart reduced ilur-'fninnruiw. hut ImllrnllniiK aiv 1ng the year hy iipproximnfcty (hat U will nnf, rcsiilf. in a settlemi'tif tho total liabilities nf ihi> province I nf tin- dispute and a strike jipjiears sliinding at j BAROXS. April 1- represcntiuj; binisi-li' Ihe llrliish nrmy, pion ibis .-illfrnoou io face a ol" alleged issuing of worthless cheques rtl Champinn. rarmanpay uni Vulca'i. The bogus chcnues wore drawn on tho Hnni! of Hamilton, Champion. Tho hole! amoiiK tho cluvnr victims. camp Io lust wook and opein'il an liisnrarict1 olli< e. UP claimr-d to IIP the for Ihc N'orlh Amcrlcnn Art- uurnnci! Co. HP clairtin have- nerved yars in Itie iirmy. 'lln rays M" iu-eiil ovon-t'iis Mjc jU.C KILL MAN, SHOOT BOY IN HOLD-UP IN MONTREAL; ESCAPE MOXTKKAL. April lii Slripca was sliol in the hroafit by hold-up men in his room ou street J.iJit nivTiit and died instantly, and .Jacob Lnhlinsky, a, six-year- nlil was bit. in Mm and lyiiur in a critical con- In (Me (lencril llnniillnl h.v a bnlU't firnd liy one of the in Jnakinr. his esnipe, Thn hold-up men made- oiiTiiin1 ceono- mics arc promispd hy Ihc. town and the whole settlement, is 10 In- Mibmil- ted to tho (own counc.il and l.o tfie for approval. Further, financial matters art'octinp; w'll be fons-idoiwl the local ijovcrnmcnl board of province at RpfTimi noxt week and .Tohn Appleton. secretary of the llominion Mnrtgattn and Invest- ments association, leaves tomorrow to atlend in bphulf of eastern bondholil- I ers. One, of the towns affected Is Mat- I tleford. International and Catholic Unions to Stage Bitter Fight; Tom Moore Lashes Out Hard QUEBEC CITY TO SAVE DAYLIGHT Ql'KIlKr. April 2. The city coun- cil juxhl fiasHcd n resolitlfmi tnr th? adoption of dayliijht ;iiviuj.i from 1 to Uclubcr OTTAWA, April 2.7-That, fiqht ia cominK brh'vc-.n tioiial l.ihor union in this ru iiie nowly-fcrmed .YntfomU Workers' union, whose membership is restricted to Catholics, is inf'.U-.itcd by vigorous sppoc.hc's delivered here last ni.cht by Tom Moon-, president of the Trades and Labor Congress of ranadn, and Secretary Draper, Tho addresses worn in a dp at a mnetiiiK of the local allied trades and labor association. Tom Moore Lashes Out Mourn Halt! tho National Oiuhn- He union nothing mure nor l-.'sr, MirtH .'iUofiipf. lit disrupt JJjjf national Iradcs union inove.mnit., by, Uividlnir its luonitHTs litter linorf, Th'1 tmcstlon of had f-rna- j never he-en tolf ratnd in flu? iradcs and I union movenimit but nt the same lime, (lip, of Us iticin- bcrs had always hcru Kavt; duo notice, linwcvcr, thai if cer- tain of thf CMIholic eburcli tried to djsrtipt tho lonitimate orRan- ir.od labor movcnipiit, tlu1 latter -would bo comppllcd to defend itself ami would oven if tho fight had to ho carried into province of iju-1- be.r, ti'nd flic of ff -fhoulii liiiff the ihosp at, llv heail of the Catholic movement. Usurping Power "As lonR as lho leadcr-i that move men I. confined liicir (Continued on Payc ;