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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1920 Return Murder feirdict Against Lloyd GeorgefcMcCurtain Cas PEffilMY Supreme Allied Council Will Consider Treaty at San Remo Meeting ADRIATIC QUESTION ALSO COMING HP James Douglas Senator SAN April nations would .be called upon tain a force of men in Turkey to insure ejecutioa of the tenus of tho trcatj- with' that, country, which tranced at London recently, it is understood.' This-treaty-will bo. considered by "tho supr.enie, allied council when il opens'Its' Bessipn.s here-' next Monday 'and announcements that Marshal Fo'ch of-Prance, and Field Marshal .Wilson j of Great Britain; wpuld be. present at; the- meeting ins eiperls will' be call- upon- by .the'council'before- -it de- cidesi finally on.the sub- mitted to the sultan. TIw draft of the which has been prepared, was jl upon as being susceptible to important modifications with, a -view to removing, obstacles to "execution. May Soften Terms None powers is dis- posed to furnish large numbers of soldiers' to -impose Jhe treaty terms.on tho Turks Greece H is understood, Is readv to send an arm> to Asia Minor, but there are seiioua objections to "the prosenco ot Greeks there, as it would probably intensify Turkish re Blstane'e'. Hence there is a strong un- oer-currenl M Opinion In favor ot soft enlngv the terras and sparing Turkish, prldo as1 far as possible In order thst the treaty maj bo accepted by a Turk ish government strong enough to over corao Nationalist opposition. Armenia, treaty as It BUnds prewntt would, the territory comprlseo'-jWlUiin the bound ary roughly outlined by the towns of Erberuirj Van and Alush mA the corridor leading to'the Black Sea Other features of the trea'y which will bo consideration TV 111 oe th" organization of allied supervision at Constantinople.and.tha.formation of a the Dardanelles It is expected proposals will be made to admit Balkan, including Bul- garia, In this commls Eton. Ways and means of insuring the ex- ecution of the treaty of -Versailles will -be: discussed, th'o clauses calling Jor Gorman disarmament being', certain receive careful attention. CORK, Ireland April 17 Charges of wilful murder against Premier Lloyd George: were brouflht In the verdict of the jury into the Inquest over the death of Mayor of thii elty, lait month, which was rendered today. The verdict alto charges Vis count French, lord lieutenant of Ian MacPherion, and several police with murder The text of the verdict reads as follows: ____________ We find'tiST tfe late Alder man Thamn': rjtwCurtiin, lord msyor of Cork, from shock and hemerHuflf. cMJfel by bullet wounds, that mur dered under meet that the murder was ard carried out by Rfeal ConsUbu I ary fllrtcted by the Br Jish we return a verdict of wHful murder against Divld prime mm ister of Lord French, lord lieutenant of Ireland; Un MaePherson, late chief secretary of Ireland; Acting eral Smjth, of the Royal Irish Con- sUbulsry; Divisional Inspector Clayton, of the Royal Irish Con- stabulary; District Inibector Swansy arid some unknown''mem- bers of the Royal Iriih Constabu- lary That part tie -ierdlct laying the crime to ths Jiaadiot the police caus- ed no surprise here but few thought the Jury would go' so far as to charge premier.Mscoiint rtench and Mr. nSHEDlDON (Continued on Page Twelve.) Many Factions Will Enter Election tee, v t. Manitoba Canipaign W Provincial Elections Expected Some Time Seats Representation in to Contest Every Faction Busy. WON'T OAS 5RASSHOP- -PERS April Canadian Is no likelihood of poison gas being stop.the grasshopper Allow Export Sugar to U.S. TORONTO, April special "On the understanding that "United States interests wilt furnish in April two thousand Ions of raw sugar lp the Atlantic Sugar Refinery, tho Dominion government, through tho Canadian trade commission; has granted eiporl Local Opinion of Those Closeb in Touch Government and Irrigation ENORMOUS FINANCIAL INTEREST IS INVOLVED permits for, tons of granulated slates, where-an aci sugar has developed. ;ar nas 'As the raw sugar would not come to Canada if the export permits were provinces It Is announced by the department of agriculture: Returned mea'in the service of tho department and well ac- tJfKln uesiro> as to the anlount SUgar J. j nvallable here, and that, in any case, X A A v I 'no c( is here v ...-v v v bii account ot shortage, hut because the raw sugar market is'now' in the lands ot-speculators.0 Alta April 17 That James Douglas, MP, for Strathcona, Is Ijkely to fill the" vacancy caused by the death of Senator Tslbot, ot is? the', interesting report j from Ottawa by Alder man J C Bowen. co ombe, WINNIPEG, Man., Canadian Manitoba s six eenth legislative asseroblj is to be sleeted before anoUie'r harvest is "gath- -red and it is expected that a date, u July will bi chosen. egislature concluded its las' was elected in mid summer oM91B and, Uio premiership Hon (T C Norm, con ducted the affau-s of the province dur jig the greater part the war Mr Xbrris Is to lead the government force in tho forthcoming and Pago Twelve.) April Tho Zionists organization announces- it is reliably informed from Palestine that the Arabs liave'demanded the supprcssioi of the Zionist commission- 5n Paleslin within .livb .days, the expulsion of th leaders and Iho disbandmcnl of th Jewish battalion, threatening mas- sacre of the demands are not darried oul. The X.ionist'reporls say.. the Palestine administration agreed to accede to Iho demamls-but that Field Marshal Viscount Allenby, commander of the British forces in Palestine vetoed this decision. Tho Zionisfs laid tho matter before iho foreign oifice and Field JIarshal Allenby has been inslnictcd to incluiro into the -nltuatton immediately. His orders are (p do everything possible to 'proreni trouble, but to igtioro Hie v Bodies of Eleven' Members of Two Famous Russian Fam- ilie.8 Are Found April d is- the. yacht stranded at on; one ot, the. mouths of :ho Danube, of of'11 noted Russian men' sho't through the hea'a.and not a living soul on board, ha.s .presented to the the most mysterious (ragediesibz. Bolshevism in the. todies have been (dontified as-.thpse.of .members of tho noted Russian.families Fnlz fein and'Shad.owsky.v Tho'.discovery was made b7 soldiers who; when they went aboard Iho h'elpless yachtv fouud Iho cabln: with 'water, and tho 11 bodies around. On board the yacht were'fCurteoii million roubles In gold.anil jewels. The 'older 'ralztein: atilV grasped ii pistol in liis hand when his body-was found, nnd the: party com- mitted suicide or we're" murdered is a thai remains; unanswered. BOLSHEVIKI PROTEST Cruel rrosecuior Excinfts For- mer Premier from Same Gum as Bui PARIS April lAfter speaking for the greater part of tbrjee days Theodore Lescauyo, lasf nrght concluded summing up the prosecutions case against Jpseph oux iu.rac- p emier of Frarice who is fti trial for alleged wo is i ria 'mcmter ol .Prince Joachim's party, was flhcti ono thousand marks for assault.' During thp-trial the.ncc'uscd nien adopted (be "atliludo that they were onlyjrcinolely.' (ho. as sault, '.i NELSON, April ing here under what the An- geles police believe to be his rtsl name and not under any of the aliases given In aliened now In hospital af Lot married Kate Krus'e en.June.13, 1913, Rev. R. J. Hclntyre, MethOr diet pailo'r, performing the cere- mony, which was witnessed by A, L. Mclntyre and Lottie-S.KIris. WaUon; who bore a respectable character, travelled for a Van- couver flour firm. Later he moved lo Calgary, b'ut up again In Netwn in gelling oil stock. Wstion described himself as a aged 30, born at Memphis, Tenn., and wife as a splntter, born at Ortonvllie Union, .U. S, A., state not named. She was a" book agent ft SENATOR WANTS 7 AND 8-CENt COINS IN Ui.S. April Senator Frellnghuysen yesler- -day.intnxliiced a hill providing from present irMicaiiona ever) mem of his preSsit cabinet will go lack for re-clecupn Hon V B Hud I son who hapiegp'a conspicuous figure J n the govcrnnsejit ranks fo- the years part the time as attor iie> goncnl trill retire to private Prdp Winnipeg The old legiftfture contained 4S members In there will bo creation at three new rural "Winnipeg his six meftjfers two each for Norland South W nm peg Henceforth there cental 15-gB by portWflal OuUide o iVtnnlpeg tho iptingHsiIl bo conduct ed" in tho old Abortion of the old constituency of Dauph-fo, lying northwest of the town. has teen created Into a new constituency of Ethelbert Two new Constituencies have created in the newl> settled district between and Manitoba They are named Pairford and Fisher the-, old legislature ment bad an overwhelming majority TBere an official opposition of three members and two or three other independent member Various -new factors will- influence the member hip which gainers j in Manitoba, s palatial ncv> i government buildings I Conservatives Prepare It ia expected that the government i have a candidate field for every seat The Conservative -parti elected U. G. Willis as provincial lead- ir-'Bome months ago and began making lans for the campaign. Laurier Llberali Buty -There is a movement by the official Winnipeg Liberal AsBoc.iat'-on, called k some quarters "Laurier V offer candidates In !opposlUbn. 'to be government, tbo United Farmers of.Manitpha officially will undertake a' province witle campaign, but It Is (Jnecte'd tout some constituencies will have to uenl with.candidates run- ning', on the farmers' ticket. Labor 1st interests'Will endeavor o secure representation, jind It is pro- llcted that all or most of tho strike bikders recenlly convicted by the as- will be pill in the field in heir enforced absence from .the hust- rigs. !iIt to thcso aro ndded the nsual number of independent candidates; oi oni.kind and another it is seen that tlio election promises t6 be of nncom inon inlcrcsL It Is freely predicted .that in Winnl peg '.'Iho proporiloifal representation ballot will contain thirty or forts It will be th6 first cspcrl rnetit with this modern polling system In Manitoba, ami Ihose'who fnvor pro porllonoi representation' equally those'.who dislike Iha Innovation are anxious to Icarn lo what client tho cfalins niaclc on its behalf.aro justi fleii by Its practical oporation. 10 CALL OFF Action i To Be Taken Saturday Afternoon-itnkers Say Objechve Attained Speedy termination of the trans- States itemed assured today Switchfnen yardmen and other employees of the Pennsylvania, Reading and Baltimore Ohio llnei in the'PhiUdelpH.a district, tontldered ene.'of.the stroiiaholds of the strike, Were returning to work this morning under orders -t kn The work order strikers on all lines between Boston and Waihlngtla Including those in the? New York-district, as the Pennsylvania strike committee had been iulhirlzed to negotiate for all ilrikerc'ln the east. The Philadelphia settlement was effected'on.the basis of a prom- ise from-Pennsylvania and Bal- timore i Ohio railroad officials thai theTre'turhing strikers would' be permitted to retain their sen- iority ranking and would bo exempt from all discrimination of their having gone out. Strikers at Baltimore, eastern also were re- Burning 'nornlngv having, voted last nisjht to end' their, strike. In the New York district, rail- road official! declared the men returning rapidly and re- from- all sdctforis of the. .country also indicated that the swing back to'work fatt gain- ing momentum. This wai reflect- ed both in Increased amount 'of traffic handled by the lines anJ le-si of enthusiasm for the strike apparent Iri-the attitude of many of the ttrlkers. Call It Off CHICAGO, April The railroad strike here will -be called off today it was reported at headquarters oi Iho Chicago Yardmen's Association, ol "outlaw" unions. Dependent on Profits of Protest Welcome to De Vplera DUBLIN', April embargo on the export of bdcen pigs ai d but nf, Thursday nitty have wtious ronsetiuonces pellef piesso'd hero that It may threaten Iho solidarity which heretofore possible belneen Labor nnd the Sum Feners As the Sinn Fein farmefs and ibe laborers upon agriculture profits It is considered T ln them Protests Valefa's Welcome NEW ORLEANS, La., April Dcspfte the protest of-Major waite Wallls, British Eammon De Valors, provisional presi- dent of the "Irish, was cnmcd hero last night as a. djslinguish- cd visitor and recqiveil the. freedom of the city. Major WalHs.nieil a for- mal protest In the..nariie of the Brit- ish government with Acting Mayor Kicks against the plans for tho enter- tainment of the visitor. Tliattue course of the Alberta gov- ernment, announced by the pfdnirer- on Friday, In vetoing the ojitiou grant; ed by the hoard of. trustees ol the1 Lethbridge Northern on Tuesday last by u 2 to 1 vote, Is m no wav jn e! fort to tic up progress on the 'district, is the opinion close In touch witli both the tova.rn- meut and irrigation eilcnslon In' this Hather Is-tlie action of Uie govern- ment lakc'n to be a serious effort to put the first irrigation enterprise of its kind on a sound financial basis froni 'A Large Issue, It is pointed out that tbe bond issuf of is the largest ever flral- cil in tlie province except by fu_e prq- vincial governmeht. It is larger tliaii anything ever attempted bv city In the proTlncc. It Is one ol the largest rinnnclil ra the whole Ihislon of the itrotince, and onj mis I HOY, not onlv Ime a detri mental effect on the of irngJ- ;l ilpii, hut also on the crcdil ot the inco .which Is behind the project lo'? lai-ge degree. Financial Control The Irrigation District Act W20 pesseil on April M provides for tnc npnolhtmen't by'the government ot an irrigation council, not >et named which, among other things, mav for bid anj action or cour e of. conduct -ot Uio board of ot any im, gallon (listiiit Tho act proudes tier iliat. irrigation tounciUmust pass'upoiv tho-fo.m of submitting lo rny moueV bvlaw an> of debentures i iifilleVrilib act proMtlM provincial treasurer paer, I.DO% the form of mul.o for thoii1 anii'rctfljU c-u H ort Pago Twelve.) for the coinage of scvOI) and eight cent coins. H was .re- ferred to tho tanking coranlit- lec. "MOOSE JAW" FORGOT s HOW TO CROSS HOME April TJnl verslly ot defcalcd-tn Mooso Jaw Wo.riievn Cannda'l.eaeiii team in a practice.gamo. of basehal liero yesterday, Itt to 6.' Tlio vltlllng club left for Salem for.a week's training and will mcel the semi-professional team of that city in exhibition games. ITALIAN PARLIAMENT MEETS .ON MAY 5 troi of tlio disbursements c. lins rigin control ot the si.'awr-'i arrangemerts uivgltiun u. Mas considered wisebs m MOW of Ihc trouoic CHLOHIU district in ilio States also on accost it 1 rouble whicU the prevail uienl has had with in the few years Tie has on more-Iban ore t.- s pressed Vila1 ilcterrainMion shall be none .oS the hir'J iniai inethoils employed raitna.' coi trac tors in the past, who- pul up o Etrav, man to buy the bonds nl an appar. sully good figure and ttiop soikeil their profit out of the contract by methods well known-in cns-mccmii; circle's.: The Best Way Ordinary business iieop'c appear to think that tlio best way to' get the on Paps Four) itOMB, April An official de- cree just mailc public poslponM_ tho reopening of parliament 10 'May VLtADIVOSTOK. April Associated' Heavy fighting between Hiisslan and Japan- 4 eso forces continued nt Khabarovsk, on tho Amur river, and casualties fered'by each side are heavy, accord- ing to reports received here, j Towns along the Unsutf river branch of the trans-Siberian railway, norlh of. here, aro all In the hands of the Japanese, but hundreds of Russians ate fleeing to the and have again stsrtcd warfsri. Arrests'of Russians by Jipancse In tWs city, continue but government putldlngti-are'being returned lo Tins 1 tho He'd flag is rc-arpearlng CANADA Wlt-L GET CAPTURED GUNS I-O.VDOX, April (Hy Gin- ndlin Assocbtc'd is officially slated that nearly a hundred ftiou'saiiil'war trophies Saskatchewan and H..CV About As Badly Off As Alberla V JIOOSB JAW, April hay situation In this .district, was de- scribed tliis morning as being very serious, find as fer as the city is con- cerned, there is only one dealer with any kind of a supply on hand. at for up- land hay aud -for .timothy, with prospects that the price- on ..the latter will bo advanced 55 .In tho ,next tow days. What littlp hay that ,cnn-hc secured Is coming from Minncsola. Prince Albert Situation I'RIXCE ALBERT, Sask.. lAprll 17. la scarce here. Baled liaj- ia selling for from 450 to 550 a Ion. A great deal ot tlita is bnlng'sliSpiral In .from Iho cast as far as Montreal. In many cases only slrow and it H becoming scarce, loo. Some farm known to bo charging 32.5 for a load of straw. Little Hay in B. C. wYiUiut.10 9nS( la latao VAXCOU'VEIl, April i scarce In. llritlsh (Joliirobla, K. O. Ab- bott, market, commissioner, slated to- day. v With a. view M helping Atborta, Sir. Adnms recently scoured tho cr Valloy and was iinahld to gather two carloads. Owing to the lalo spring, bay liiis been In demand, (13 cat- tlo have been unable to get.on tha ranges. A few more weelis of: worm weather''will relieve the sitiiallon greatly. This Question, the Tariff !md Iron Ore Bourjty Talked in v Caucus PORT ARTHUR is WIRE RELAY POINT ft havoV been "distributed among tlie dominions, 'to muaeiiros, reglmonU and public- bodies. Canada, has received guns n'hithidclrliio guns.. PORT ARTHUn, Onl., April Port Arthur Is to bo the relay point beiwccn Winnipeg and Toronto for Ihc Canadian Nattonsil'n through tele- graph lino from Montreal to Vancou- ver. Five 500-volt. motor'genemlora will bo required' to liuuClc the circuit. OTTAWA, April Can atfian of a pro-. posed bnunty on Iron talK nbout the tariff as it "affects tht three prairie provinces, together with a decision to ask the aovcrn merit to -Vnake a definite stsfe- ment on the transfer .of natural Resources lo.the provinc'es, tooV' up considerable time ,it a caucus .of western members today. It Is hoped to a definite state- ment a few days or at least in good time before the budget is brought down. L. C. CHARLESWORTH IS, NAMED CHAIRMAN OF IRRIGATION COUNCIL TVtml reached Ihs city this afternoon that tlio provincial government had nppointed L. Clinrleswortli. deputy ralnis- ler. of public works, to- be v chalrainof iholrngiltoncouii oil appointed under tie Irrigi lion Dlnrlcts IS20 4 members o( the co'.incil have not vet been apuoinlt I pud lo J-t some- lime the council may con-.', fist of only one member. t ;