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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xni. TWELVE PAGES LETHBR1DGE, ALJBERTA, MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 115 of Commons to Oppose Big Public and Military Estimates fclON DAY CAUCUS WAS POSTPONED Will Delay Lethbridge Northern Bond Issue Till New Areas Added Decision Reached at Saturday Conference of h -Chairman' Charlesworth of; Irrigation ivte MaclcixJtBarbns' Districts Chance to Come in: v About Two Months. April Canadian nienyiiers cCthocom- biohs were to, have held ft caucus this Morning on the several matters .which they intended to discuss ou tho floor of the house, both under lhQ.estimates hod -the budget. Failure of several chairmen at: committees to get their reports into a postponement of the caucus until later In the week.' -It that.-seTeral numbers ere intending to hammer'as hard as; they possfolyf can against, provisions I jri'- the rail 'for capi- tal expendtares on such works, as the Toronto harbor, lie'Welland canal .tho Trent.canal. is intending to 63c> press 8trongvvlew8 on the proposal to Epentt on -military: fairs.' Estimates for arsenals at Que-, tiec- and 'Kingston, tho gathering or stores, and the proposal to spend- f on cadets, are to bo criticized, particularly tho latter. Onu member today declared Boy Scout movement was doing much bet- tor and more effective work than the cadet movement.1 It is also pointed oul that the'total does not include-.UTe cost ot the proposed air force, "which la thought to be at least in. tho neighborhood of another two. millions. Members pp Int out tJb at. In 1913 tli a' expenditure for'the permanent, force Tfhereas It is now pro- posVl six and a bait millions en this-alone, lnutog ot bonds for Lethbrldee Northern Irrigation District wll 1 be held for another mocKlh ftad.t half.orJtwb months from Ome planned. "-It -was expected to hold the elections about" the middle ot 3Hy; This change was brought about through the iirfiiia C. Charlee- vrorth, of' the Irrigation Council for advised the members of the board of trustees of the district, on Satur- day afternoon; finish up the peti- tloni as the roads are passable ao thal'.engiaeering work cau badone as possible. It is.eipecfed will bo on the ground lu about two "weeks to check; iip' tho of the -Dominion Government. v'rcMient parties out tor thcjj Le'Ui- .Northern District wlll: continue on the ground until the .ivork is con- cluded (a the two other, sections. lAa soon as this is doue preparations for the elections will be made.. When- that ia finished assessment will be Issued and then of revision wlll.be held. Followjur. tbls the election will be in order aiid tb'en the issuing of It IB'expected weiki. Heart failure follow- ing an stuck of pneumonia was body will be taken'eait'for Interment at Owen Sound, Ont.v' funeral 'service in Edition-' Pint Pres- byte'rlin 'on Tuesday af- 'ternoon at 2 o'clock. Mjiny'lTributes Paid .Tributes DV prominent men o! AN jerta .were paid to Hpn. Mr. MacKay as t'night.-' Pjre'mier Stewart said: "K regret that earned of tho death o! 1 'n-'AfoiiK-flv.' Tarn Infm-m President .Tpiti With Can't Reduce Coal Freigfc Rates in West OTTAWA, April board of railway commissioners has Illhed ruling that a reduction wnnotbo ordered In freight rates on from Alberta mines east- bound. In'the application.of the Red Deer Valley Coal- Operators' 'Association for a reduction of per.ton-In the rates to Winnipeg and proportionate reduction to prairie commission findi that sxfeting rates have not been ih'c-wn 16 be unreasonable. The. reduced rates'-were asked fop Ihe purpose of enabling Al- berta coal! operators to compete 'with United States competition-in the.Canadian west. The railway commission points -out in- its "ruling that Its func- tions are c.6neerned-with reason- ableness of 'no- need to specu- Myfl the ruling, "whether such 2 jurisdiction as applicants' argument Implies would improve Industry or render it worse. It Is .sufficient to that parlia- ment has ndt given the board this urlsdlctlon." irthn 01 OT AWL Cause of Recent Flare-up Along Rhine Remo Conference Putting Finishing Touches on Its Work Today and Delegates Expect to Leave Soon. 7 i ionl-A. G. were inform Minister of Health and Municipal Af- fairs in the Alberta Government, vh'o died suddenly on Sunday morn- ing iu Edmonton. STEAMSHIP MOVEMENTS i.'ni'iTed; (Australia. Maltura, Victoria, from had to- those forced to-wear might-hot be so much industrial unreal In the Tom Mooro, president of the Domln Ion Trades and Labor Congress, made the foregoing statemeat'.wlih. reference [o the ''overall movement" whan" ad- dressing about'Ohe of tho International1 Steam and Operating Engineers, on the labor situation of the world! Sunday aftor- noon. "'I .'Mrj Moore empuaslrcd.lhcifact that the day was coming; through the for- mation of indusrtial councils, when. strikes would not be conducted hy labor moveraorit (6 obtain better hours or more wages, bill In order to prevent manufacturers and employers irom charging exorbitant prices for com- modities. "Wages, during feoe'nt years, have been increased to tho workers through the efforts of'their organizations, or else owing to the desire of tho em- ployers to keep under cover Iholr high rale of profits.- It Is high time that the labor classes all over tho world organized and asVed-thomselves question: 'Are higher wages and less working hours thc'-reniedy.for our con The "answer would be: 'No, because every few" the employers grant thei workers are im- mediately eaten :u'p''.by the. increased cost of commodities, whoso ;prico is boosted glte the'-workera the wages.' Want Tab on ProfiU "There is change spreadlnf; ail over the world workers. Thoy aro question.'.'of hours and wages; but wan ib'tie ehpwn "Bhe're the big p'rpflls'-ac crulng from their-labor is going.'.-- "It.-inust be understood .that; th raising -of and .le'sScnlh'iry.0 .working hours Is.not secre of raising the standard of living fo the He. stated that there was no nee of. labor being-in a .despondent mood today. .'Optimism and energetlb 'oif- ganUatlons must be the He operations. f 'r-.-: He spoke of the international con- ference of lahor which Paris, and said that while the politic- found a legal loophole through which they escape granting, the "demands of world.labor, they were morally hound in tie tjnited States to-.carry out the terms of. the peace treaty.- was. pro- gressing favorably, Iherefore the news great shock to death fery keenly 'or. he .was personal frieni as his counae in the dlf ficolt I was a student at- the -Coi- Institute In that town, and at :ttme- we formed "a friendship was only severed by his death ff HON.'.AV.G. MACKAY'S CAREER (Continued on Page'Ten.) RAOLD AMUNDSEN WILL ABANDON HIS POLE ATTEMPT that'" O.B.U. Using Ground in Teg Says Tom; Moore WASHINGTON, April dlo messages received today b'y the naval department from Its sta; tlon at Cordova, Alaska, indicate that Raold Amundsen, the Arctic explorer, to abandon.hirs effort to reach the North The messagei uld that" it waa un-. derttood that Amundsen, who rived Uii week at Andaria, Slb'er-V intended to Uhe the steamer' Victoria at Nome "for Seattle, It was" stated thil the time of his departure would depend upon the time of his setting clear of-'lce' in Siberia. MASKED BAN01TS IN N. Y. DELIVER BOLD STROKE April mask eS gunmen" held up two police rfeteo- tives and li prisoners they Wd cap- tured ID a raid on a card'game, in'.a Harlem apartment yesterday, and 'in escaping after the detectives Opined tire, ono of the bandits shot Shi fill- ed Herbert Hayes, a negro olovalor operator.. Tho gunmen oscapcjl'Mn an autoinoMle. Shortly after this' in- cident fivo masked, men, believed''fo bo tho samo men. held up another OTTATvA, April. tho Ono Disunion is losing ground in Winni. yzg, -where lit is perhaps tho strongest ia .the- wcsUm cities, while Interna- tional trades unionism is rapidly re- covering its former placo among the employers and the gov- tho statement ot 'Toni (Mooro, president of the Dominion Trad08 and lAbor Congress, on his re- turn from Winnipeg. "Tho International trades unions are showing a desire to co-operate ivlth the government now, whereas a year ago Oioy repudiated tho govern- ment and refused to appear before the industrial relations said Mr, Moore, "They have nominal- a man In tho commission which is to meet.In Ottawa today for Ibo-unifi- cation inbor laws In Canada, The provincial government, havo accepted their nomlnco to act with its own rep- resentatives ana thai ol the His First Nomlnitlon 1903 I was asked Prcmiei ROSB qt Ontario to go to .Owen Sound lo persuade my friend A. MacKay to become the Liberal can dldale for North Grey for tho On farlp: legislature. After two clays yJsii 1- got his consent (p accept the nomination. Tho never; saw a more enthusiastic con. ventibn than tho one .at which his name" was proposed. Ho had been a candidate for tho house 3f commons In 1896 and..again in 1900 but for some reason refused. When .election campaign, was on It was a common "thing for leading Conserva- tives to come around to the Liberal (fdrrinMtlce rooms find .ask if thero wifs anything they could do for A. O., dVecIaring that for a man like him in that contest they were-" prepared to forget their party. He conteaied fivo elections In North Grey and won every- one and finished with the jority: over given a candidate in that riding. HO won tho seat tho opposition and when he retired It re- verted to them again. -In tho'On- tario'-legislature he became at once tho-leading figure and on the floor of 'the house and the "election cam- paign-was regarded as one of the best provincial legislature of On- tario.a'nd at the same time ho built up.a "legal practice that ranked him With, tho best lialt-iVo'zeh, in Ontario. I'JIW, Mr. MacKay camo to-Edmonton to spend Christmas at and 'it was Oils visit that caused liim to dcctdo tb citizen of Alberta. Farm: Boy "Born and raised oh a, The late Alexander Grant was horn" in .Sydenham, Grey county. Ontario, March 7th, 1860. He was the son of Hugh He was educated at Owen Sound Cpilegials Institute and at To rbnio Untrerstty. "r- At" one time the late minister, was ngiged in b.eing principal ot .the high Port Rowau, Ont. Alfred'.Frost. Owen to the Ontario fiaf in'mir.'He 'was created a K. C iiractlsed.law at" being partner with Mr. Frost, in the firm'of Frost and MacKay, from 1891; to 1894; partner iut the'.-.firm of MacKay arid Hatton--from 1894 Ja 1898; partner in MscKay, Simpson, and" 1S98 to 'MacKay, Telford and Orosch, 1907 to 1910; partner MacKny, Telford. and 1P13. He came tb'E3dmonton in 1913 and es- tablished the law partnership ot Msic- Key, Hunley and.Doyd. .The. late Mr. MacKay was attorney for .Grey County, 1894 to 1912. He was elected to the PARIS, April Goeppert. head of the German delegation in Paris today handed the foreign office a note addressed to Prem- ier Millerand stating that the ad- ditional troops which had enter- ed the Ruhr district had all evac- uated that .district on April 21. Finistr at San Remo Today REMO. (By Associ- ated supreme council began its work today wilh tho inten- lion ot finishing its remaining .labors before night. The premiers had portant decisions., to uiakei chiejfly those .concerning the form ,in which the note to Germany setting forth the allied position wiili regard to the eie ciition ot the treaty ot Versailles should be drawn, and the Adriatic set iement. The French and Italian delegations expect to leave San Kemo tonight. The ilrlttsh train has been ordered to be at 10.30 o'clock uaorn Government of Palestine SAM HB1IO, April have been given X.Ionist representa lives by British delegates that th military administration of. 1 alesljne which has been far: from >atlsta'ctor lo Jews, will bo changed lo'a eynipa thetic civil rule are repre sented in San Hemo bv Beniamm Co hen, of Chicago v.lio came from Fa estine with JJr Weizmann president of the World ZIoalst com mission here. "Zionism as a political movemen has Mr "With the creation of a nationa ish home its work now is the develo meat of Palestme and the bringing there of Jewish immigrants from East era Europe. This development Bill bo largely, agricultural now has a population of In the time ot David it hud two -miliion." i Will Hear Bolsheviks. .LONDON, April tb give a hearing to membera 01 1 Hut lin Boleheviki commercial delega-. ion has been reached hy the supreme Iliad council, according to a semK Iflcial announcement at San ays a diBpulch to the tJschange Tele- ;rapu Couipauv. This delegation" is. eaded by Maxim' Utvindff. assistant lolshevlk of foreign af-" airs, but Great Britain objects to re: eiving him on the ground that he las taker. of diplomatic' rivilege and engaged in political pro- >aganda in England. On that wcaslon he issued an appeal to Brit- sh labor.' Won't Touch Adriatic Issue J SAN RBMO, April council of premiers, at the roque'sl of Premier Nittl of.1 and Foreign Trumbltch of .Tugo-Slavia, will allow: tho Adriatic, question to remain. In. negotiation' fietween the" Italian Jugo-Slav was learned :oday. 's General Slrike Will Affect in Nearly Ever) Industry Expect Premier In Ottawa Soon ['.Ontario Legislature for North Gray in" 1802; re-elected 1S05. 1908 and 1911; was Minister of Lands, Forests and Minos, In the Ontario gov- ernment, Nov. 1904 to Jan. 1905; lender o[ tho opposition. 190S to 1912. Ho was elected to tho Alberta Leglala. for Athabasca in treat ed Minister of Municipalities, Health and Vllal Sialistlcs, September ISIS. In politics he was an Independent Lib- eral and a Presbyterian in religion. Funeral Nnt Complete EDMONTON', lipril 26j--Tho_ fun) oral arrangements in connection with the death of the Hon. A. G. MacKny, minister of health and municipal af- fairs'in. tbo Alberta gorernnieuUt who died Sunday of extreme dilation of the heart, attack of bron- hare not yet been completed. Tho tody will )tp in state at the First Presbyterian church on from 10 a.m., unlit p.m., when a sen-ice will be conducted by Dr. Mc- Queen. At the conclusion of this ser- vice the body %vtll'bo taken away for shipment to Owen Sound, leaving on the 1C p.m. Canadian Pacific Ila'.l- way train for tho cast, where burial will Tho pallbearers will ho members of .the Alberta .cabinet, and following the service at the church, tho funeral procession will proceed to the station whore a will be awaiting on a sMInc to' receive tho casket. OTTAWA, April Robert Borden, It is understood, will b> In Atlantic City early in May and spend a few days there before leaving for Ottawa. He probably .will be here middle of next month. An effort is being made to pro- rogue parliament in June, although the necessarily will' depend on progress made.with huslnew still to come before the houso. ALBANIAN GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN OVERTHROWN era. The tra'dcs ioiibns aro again drawing up agreements wlthlho con- Iradora. 'The eiponerils oi'tJiS Ono.'llig "Un- ion, on'the otheK Mr. Moore, contljiulng their cam- paign ngalnst inleriiational .trades unionB, aro Btendlly'loBlnK Bi-ound. The enthusiasts continue