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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xin. SIXTEEN PAGES APRIL 5, 1920 SIXTKEX PAGES NUMBER 97 TO Will Argue Division of That Danger Past But 70 Police Barracks Destroyed By Armed Bands MOST BARRACKS WERE EMPTY t U.S. and Canada: Settle Case Soon HeraM) Is Vfijaflonil reach dtciilofl >i 'pewilble distribution' of wzttn from itriMmB Irrigation purppiet In Al- berta, It meeting thtt week In Waihlngteri and there It report thitine U. 8. Wction way Mk for rMiWMMitt-of on the ground that art mcmberi, cne Canadian and one American, who wen not 9f the commlaalo.n when the Wji originally argued. If It clded to again hear the argument It 1e possible a deelilon may hot be given deelilon hlnget the development of Irrigation In many of the pro- poted new districts In Southern -M French Troops Ready For Advance Into Ruhr Area Trfi Settle Trouble There DUBLIN, April anniversary of .the rebellion of 1916 pasred qulcUy th Dublin up During the morn- this wert somewhat- owln'g the bef..Vf people attendTng the.lr.ah --Grand National horse races. ;Repcris burning of pol- ice barracks and other outrages on Saturday and Sunday continue to pour In from many parts of ths country, but the general opinion Jiere contfnucK to be that there no'armctJ rising. ;The record of destructions in various parts of ths country not yet but It is known that-at least 70 police barracks were ruined and the number may be much larger. Many of the barracks were virtually empty, 'owing to the police previously quartered" in them having been transferred to larger reports indicate that the cire- ;'lakers left in such barracks were sent away to.places of safety by th? raiders before the! barracks were destroyed. AttaeUs'lop customs and.Income tax. offices wtr_e 'V Lttnerick, Dundalk, Lenrtane and-.other Sir E. Foster to See Flynn Bonus Delegates POUND MAftK WCE MORE conthi De- and fcightat rates e> 4 And Flynii Acting: Premier to Againsj Hint in North Torontd on Bonus Issue-SSdldier Delegation ;Again Presses Government for Cash Bonus But Receive Negative Reply. police- J again heen appointed by the house'of mai' guarding: Uie> cntraicei the gov-! commons to consider re-establishment eminent allegation of 'am5 On lhc of returned men In favor of the Tlynn scheme of a caeji bonuB runnlnE ,from to 'nlOOO. 'ant J." Harry Flynn himself Vaa no t- present. iHa accom- panied tho delegation almost to Hie door ol the premier's office, hut did not enter. Ho, ha'd: previously beea noli- Sir pre- a Canad% ian'; Press reprs'seitatlye, that whili be pleased to recelva, -himself VonU 'not. be: recelVed, -reasous irhlch vrfll ifi'Vyp'tt." "I have Oeorje Kosler'invilini; rcsipi his seat in Nbrth, arid: in'tormlug him i -I- ._: in antj.inionnijiff nini SATOftDAY- NJGHT RAIDS, It JjOuripn, continue against feiiilt iriii tell who rccch London today of the destruction of Tivoperly by raids In Iceland by KTA- erl banes, most of wbhh occiirrod Sal- tircay .nlsht. bsrrasks HRome'l t> havo-oeen th-3 main TodayVWeatKer J Marshal Foch in Supreme Look to French! Troops to Take Necessary Briiaiu Giv France Her Moral Support in Military Operations flat cash bonus, he "I can say to youHhi; the govern- ment has not -from the first been fav- orably, disposed to saying to the r'e-i turned soldiers: John Thomas ami are dr or hire-fought] for us. Take the money and sign us .a clean sheet We'are done with you; are dbnci with us.' I do and the government does not. tnv uuuio uuu i Ilpperarj also .throughout theywere just-'a 0, the bonus 'proposed, ial barracks In Y.'.V: destroyed. Other buildings das1 Ihe Haliyvourney cou 1he Press Association reports the rroleslnnt school house at Miiltown! sir George Foster burned, and at Glen, Iho Btalned glass _ilei] windows, the organ and various artl- M. Jle'referreJito steps already Idken .1, rf. i fn.oni t" i government for the, re-estnb- night in St. Pauls Protestant church. or retllrncd men and lu the Raids yrevo carried out on customs facl ,hnt a g cia, ]iruj and exsclse lax offices in sonio places, I notably., at Honagh and Sliga, where! thi: income tax papers were destroy- ed. The Dublin post office still ro- jiorted a general stoppage of lelegrap- ithlc communication to the north of Ireland. Condemn Home Rule DROGH13DA, Leinster, Ireland, Ap- ril 5.--Cardinal Loquc. prlnmto of all Ireland, presided today at a confer- ence ol the South Louth clergy In the Oliver Plunkclt 'memorial church. Uuring the' discussion education and homo rule bills were condemned. Incendiarism Wave Subaidsi BELFAST, April this morning ;of the police from Iximlon- derry to Cork on the one hand, anrl from Belfast lo Sligo on Ihe other, showed that 'there had been no renew- al iasl.night of Iho wave of Incendiar- ism that swept over Ireland "on the eve nf Easier Sunday, Field Marshal Sir Henry 'TVilsnn, chief of tho Imperial army staff. ar- rived in Ibis morning to rc- cclvo Ihe" frDciIran of Iho city. Wires Cut BELFAST, Ireland, April norcrmmicaflon with llio north and poutli and wllh Scotland wna severed Saturday nlghf, Unknown toms bouse and hotel, whfch Is now oiccdplecl by government offices, and burned offi- cial documents. (Special lo The Herald) OTTAWA, April the an- nual consfmctioii program of the 'Gaiiadiun Prvctfie Kaihvay iiHsJTist licen issued. The program in chicles I lie cbri- slruclion of ihe bcn-ies gap in (his year's coh- slruction. The above coiifimis a state incut made to the press in CaW "Today's story 'A Merry When the .reporter turned in .the-rajbove. cputribution on Mondayiiibijaing tho jriin on the desk reached liept haudv agaSaat the advent of spring tlio de- cided to weather story hlmscK. ..'Old still-sittlns peacefully, lap .of Scringr. his eagle oyo oDJffie lap of Slimmer also. Five.days month of showers hare and the ilioyers have been con- spicuous hyt Of tht fire brought zero weilher, Saturday night PARIS, .April Associated military measures dc- signed to force tho German govern- ment to'withdraw Its troops Iroui the Ruhr hasln are now entirely In tho har.ds o! Marshal Foch, it was stated at the foreign office this morning, Nothing moro. it..Tvas added, has trans- pired regarding an advance by French trpop? than had been Indicated in of- ficial statements. sotno irelt-inform- ed quarters that occupation o! Frank- fort, liatnbitrg. and Hanau Is unlikely sufficient pres- sure aerrnans.j duce they inay Tvell'argue that.lhis occupation Is dlstaitefui.td tie French as well as to themselves, 'aud cattnot continue in- ilelinitalj'. On .tie olher hand, the expense ot the operation comes up as a vital question Jn the present utate of French, financea. This morning's newspapers recall war tributes im pose'd-by-. German- troops upon French and Belgian cities anil suggest similar measures, being to German cities 'occupied by. iha Krench Dlfipalcli'es' from Wiesbaden paying that Gen. De Goulte's forces arc un- der orders are explained as uot necessarily meaning an irnnied- latej advance, .but .complete readiness ably will bo surrounded with Ihe nsunl 'recautlons, although the operation Is cot considered on a basis ot war. May Start Today Tha Wiesbaden correspondent {he us entered the cus- Iho (iranil Central CHARWOMAN'S CHILDREN LOSE LIVES IN FIRE .WJ.V.VtI'EXJ, April children of Mra. Clar.i Coasar, charwoman In thn employ 6f Ihe poatoffice, lost Ihelr lives In a firo which dcalroyed their homo at 02 I.ansdowne avenue, Satur- day. Tlie victims Grace, aged nine yeara, and LUKan, aged two years. Tho fire was caused by'some clolhes, which wuro hanging around Oic slove, fire. ROB8ED OTTAWA BANK OTTAWA, April Ihrce men irho, Thursday, robheci a. branch of Ihe Bank of Nova Scotia of ttro fitlll at large. The pollco believe tlioy of the snow under the warming sun know who (wo m' Ihoi-obbora are, but j threatened floods lu some slrcams, It liavo been unaMe lo locate llicm. was reported. Middle and Southwestern States Hit By Easter Considerable Damage Done. CHICAGO, April mldale south west, heartened ty wc'atlier bur- eau to balmy fiprinr today sel'abont dig- Blas'tliemaelvCB out" of a Ing Easter "warm bliz- as official-forecMfers designat- ed Undeveloped in the Texas' panhan- dle and -'ytslerday sweptn rapidly Ibroitgh the central eon- tlr.uing steadily onstward, the snow- fall ranging from elx Inches to two foot.' on Vicc-Prcsi- dfiit D. C. Colciiimi. "The.only rift in Ihe lule is the scavcify of pick and shovel Inbor. If- lliis can be secured the line will like- ly be connected up in fimc to use in moving the 1920 crop. put -it.- I rp. a to five feet 'Of thit winter arid The profcnostlcAtion hss come' true. T.'p till the R7.6 .liicbes.1- During April :up ito 7 b'.diicki Monday moraine -vine re bad reconled 8.7 ra'akjng argranil total. of S1.5iin- ches! since 7 .o'cloclc. this liioriiins one ot tho he'itiest EBOW- (aiUB-iOf i the. winter fiss .aoulhorn "Alberta. -Jlr. Pairfield 'States that .he has been here -M winters never- oxperlenc- like- either ill tho of touii snowfall or a late spring. Generally farmers commence working on tho larid by Ihe firat week ot April. It will he April lolh at the earliest liaMre any- thing can be accomplished in spring seeding operations this year. About the only man la ahead of Ihe game U the Cow- ley laniicr who towed wheat oil December 24th, 1919. EXISTENCE OF LEAGUE OF NATIONS AT STAKE ON ARMENIAN I.SSUE Sentence Strikers LOXDOX, April tpmlon Times this morning suggests that the council of the league of nations which is lo meet In London In a few days to, consider the offer of tho mandate-tor I Armenia which has been made to It' by (he supreme council, should ''not' merely accept or reject of! hand thej proposals of the supremo before declaring llself. Insist upon rc-i celflng R binning declaration of Ih'eJ Inlontlons of Iho allied governments' and a precise definition of the prac-r llcal means which those governmenls and the neutral members of Ihe league j Will Be Formed To Be 5000 .of Scheme ,u L are ready to place at Ha In Iho open country of .the Bmifli- west cattle were reported to have nut- The forco j probably will be liraitei in Iho beginning lo about In elusive of all ranks, and tho tralnln centres will ?iot number moro than one or. two to begin with for th whole Dominion. It is miclerstooi that the government Vishcs to avoid an expensive permanent organization. Tho orsahira'Jon ot the force will lie placed In-the hands of Canadians who have had experience at liomo and on the war fronts flying and who aro in- terested In building up a. Canadian militia, which can be readily extend- ed and mobilized In an emergency. The age llnilt Is pet at.about 30 for junior officers and 38 for senior officers. for enrollment in Iho now air force, giving all particulars ot previous service, may be sent nt onco lo tlio secretary ot tho air board in Ottawa. A volunteer provincial executive 0 move forward y-recalls tho troops which hate s Berlin Stewart. Declares Will Not Borrow Money ut Exorbitant. Rates ered tho Ituhr district, against 6sIs trom Franco. No censorship has been established lera DTI news pf intended oper- tlon. but since the matter now Is en-j Irelj- In the hands ol SEVERAL ACTS :oramunlcatlons from tho army prob- ARE MOVED-UP (Sptclal (o Ktrata) EDMONTON. April 4. Unless money can be borrowed nt reasonable ho Matin declares tbitt French troops 'rates' tno government not pro- commanded by Con. De Goulte, which ceei1 lo borrow largely on the aro stationed along the Ilhlne, are pre- boni1 to te floated for iared to enter German territory this morning. Newspapers continue to discuss the situation resulting from iho entry oi Ueiinan troops in the Ruhr basin, and :lie Petit Parislen declares the ludl- given liy the .German note con- cerning those forces do not correspond willi the information received by Mar- shal I-'ocli. The British government will de- purpose oE telephone extensions her la. This Information ivas conveyed to luc houBO Saturday afternoon in-.a' candid statement by Prermler Chas. Stewart. "If our bonds Trill have tn carry fln exorbitant rate ot said the premier; "there is nothing for us to do but to curtail tho work Ihit has been laid out." cliue- to co-operalo In the occupation There was general applause of [he ot l-Yankrorl. Darmstadt and oilier premier's statement, and George- ermau cities, accordinf. to' Ilia Lou- JHoadlej- Okotoks. don ccrrcsporidpnt the :cn, but will, he says, favorably' ftjl- tho action o( France, realizing tlie- importance of the situation. -In tho part of the fyuhr district, says the Echo do Paris, the t vs advanced vlth out rcEislancn, but have rencountered serious, opposition in tibu of tie Jluh'r basin. persons hive been killed In a fight near .BulEuefgi 'According toJ.InfOrnia- reaching this city. that the house. must recog- nize the fact that an. exorbitant rate ot interest on the bonds would mean, a-double charge because costs vrould bear a direct relation to the loan charges. roitce Premier Lloyd -ueorgc Sends a Latter to His Candidate Castigating Labor Aims Durmg afternoon house fin ally .completed Its wort 6a the amend- ments to the Mbe latolice Gen IJ S Stewart, I etl 'ibudge again made bui unsuc jcejsful fight.to tecon'slruct clause .of the amendments', so that the pro- flndal commissioner en police would hare (o obtain the consent ot tjie niayor flia chief o! or the. reeie of a. city, town or tal Ing control and direcllonJ6t tecliro caee. HOn. ney-general, denied the': conteihibn that an action'WOnld tend to'd'lo- courase ambition ani'worlr-'of delec-'' tivcs In municfpalitfes. Someone LONDON, April Canadian Press) Ueorge and Flight Hon. Ilor.ar Law have written a joint letter to Patrick Ford, Coalition candidate for where a vacancy occurred through Scottish legal changes. "There Is a candidate whose main policy is to'revolulloulze the existing order ot society." says tho letter, "to siibstUnle national ownership for private enterprise and ns (in inevit- able corollary lo convert a whole com- munity into 'n forced ftrmy of 'civil servants as they, are now in Russia. There Is another candidate to have supremo aulKorily over Inves-. rigation of crimes, which no' re- spectors of'city, town, or village lim- its, and the authority belonged best lo tlm provincial commissioner. .The attorney said that Instead of discour- aging ambitious men, it' would rather encourage them by opening a wider field, and that it was aimed to "uslain the closest co-operation between forces. Premier Stewart said it wfis logical to have the provincial police command superior to the niunlclpaV and town police, just as -logical yor, the Canadian rjorlh WestMounled'Police lo have aulii'-nty ,over, the Alhena I'rovinclftl Police, Ing and learned nothing during the last] lhD aB1Ename-ils lo Iho- linculdlng private rooming housf The Independent Liberal candidate j ;ho of the 19 Waller Ftunclman, ship owner, for-' mer member and Asnullh candidate, i Tho Labor cnnrlirinle is Major Graham Pole. The Coalition letter or coupon! ahovc iiuoted is taken generally as being in moro of a militant strain than in Ihe ordinary' run of such rec- omnicndallons recently Issued. It to indicate that Premier Lloyd Onorgc has resolved on fully sustain- committee of seven acting without remuneration will administer the force by provinces, i'our members of each j ing his breach wllh the Labor party, committee will bo nominated by the officers of the octlvo list in each prov- ince and three members wli] bo nomi- nated .by the respective lieutenant- governors. A grant will ho made from headquarters to cover tbo g houses iij definition .of "ahoy" to mean hotels, houses aud rcstaurnnti. This vras a lepetiNon of 'he of. last jear on this subject, and thfi attorney-gen-, oral agreed that whcra rooms ivero' lei in a private liouao aud only .one domestic employed It would be brought within tho scopo ot.tho new ment, which was unfair. Tbo clause' of (in officer ami secretary. LET COUflTS DECIDE QUEBEC THEATRE CASE ed hero last night lhal no further m- Tchltcherln. lloUlicv.tk torelsn mini lions were bo altered to exclude such 'ram Its terms. Incidentally, attorney-general Laid Ihnt eventually the minimum question would liavo to he dealt [with by Dominion legislation and that tit would therefore be good business i ID .lid the federal parliament in oh- taining whatever amendments are necessary to the federal lion, that is, Ihe 11. N. A. Acl, lo ob- tain vucb powers, lu disciisrjftiK an amendment lo the tres fqr operating on Sunday. ppinliiiK! declaring ht considers iho decision III an action which had hecir Russian forces At Xiko- cntered us a lest In the court oiilalvsk cn Mnrch 13 as a violation of sefsions under-tho Sunday Obscrvj rcac'nctl rfgardlni; opera f.nco Act. j tt JBKUSAbraf, April hundred and eighty-eight cnsu- oltles, mostly occurred as result of lioro on Easter Sunday. The mili- tary are in control of tho situ- ation. (Ions in Eastern Siljeris. to a Vladivostok dispnici: received Kf rious losses were jnctirrctl hy >jo'.li Men ngalu.t liiought that Hie maximum 'Juglit not' to be more than 7 per cent., instancing loans under the hill at per cent, being mnde by Ihe buiiKs. lion, C'. K. Mltclinll, provincial.trcas-_ iirer. poinieil out that !hn coa' in the fighlitiK a! Xlkolnivsk but j loans hart a direct provincial guaran- so far bran failed to fix '-'V wliilo co-nptrjllvo cTislil ioans FIQHT IN JERUSALEM -t for the trouble. an indirect guarantee of tlie, provincial and ]H4' cent, was? far ris tho banks would go In fixing a ORIOGEWAten j maximum. Tho' -jirovinco could no! undertake hanking nml loan April Canadian wllh a total population scarcely' Queen's prjio. at brgcr than that of big r-nslcvn Ion Purk was won today by Ilrltlgc- city. Tho premier dec-lure.! that If water, C. lo 1; Sky Ilaker, 101) to S. tho cow bill bnri In stand on privnic ;ind .iiipllor, 7 (o 1, Iblrd. I'if- cnteruriRn rJ tht> ,8 per ff .j hoviics inn. ccni. would ho chargcJ for the ;