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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION VOLUME XUL FIRST SECTION LEf HBRIDGE, ALBERTA, _ DECEMBER Rs-1920 FIRST SECTION 305 Early Morning In Room- ing House Ends in Fatalities "FEELING THE PULSE OF THE PEOPLE- VANCOUVER, Deo. men lost their lives In a rooming houca fjpthere at thrte o'clock this morning, when the Parka rooming house at 151 Pendsr street was destroyed The dead Tom Freeman, former "allor and prominent member of various vyar veterans' organiza- tions; Jack Davey, .Vancouver, B. Ci, and-one" unidentified person, believed to have been a guest of one- of ield S6SOOOOOO An increase from the present four per ceut, to six per cent. In 111e lax dn-incomes of or less anil-from S per cent, to 12 per cent. In the lax on Incomes between anil ooo; ibe whole-' estimated to yield annually. A lax oMwo cents a nallon on gaso line for motor oars and all other1.-pur (Continued, on Page rive.) InThePassMiies At Hillcrfert iiatnrxlaj's Fornightly Pay 4- Was (By a SttfT fitpflrter) HILLCRE6T, of .the heaviest She lory of the Hill.crest and Eellsvvc -mines-was paid last: The the.fwo camps i to" J1WOJO. The 1 'We'stern'Cansda Collertes, 'Belle- vue, and the Hlllcreit .Collerlet, Hlllcrest, are the op- i 'erating tn these camps. JAPS TAKE REPRISALS ON KOREAN REBELS _t______ TOKYO. '-Dec. bands of Korean malcontents have been broken up -as: the result of Important sklrm- shes: which extended over several Chang It >ffic3ally reported.J The Koreans, who leld forest positions, are -reported to )ayej-fought stubbornly. Reprisals were carried out against ons-village where tho inhabitants gavo false in- roroiatior, which -led the-Japanese troops into ambush. Seventy houees were burned and a number of villageri shot. In another; town thirteen churches anil several school building! well as other sirucCures were des- troyeil and ninety persons, trera exe- cuted. It Is said. The building profrtn for tie prov- year has been verv much cut mate." Some asked format of ieglsla ;ure the need ot better and larger aarrach-room being stated In the Ennual'repprt of the force to be a matter bt Necessity Owing to tho high cost of only one new barracks baa beeu erect ed at Peacoi Rlyert and at other points throughout the province repairs have been mido week ippear- ed today to have been abandoned The decision of the government apparently .was ,to' continue'' "wait and tee" policy, with the tendency to leave" the decision to Ccn.stantlne'1 return to "the with ths ex king himself Allied Note Hat Effect ATHENS. Dec, from tie plebiscite held Itst. BnhdaV to Savor tormer King CocsUn tfne's return to Greece. The fact his. become apparent however, that 'in inaay fllitr! cts the people negle cted to vote. In -27, districts -to Athens-in which there should have bees votes only were cast Athena yesterday was filled irith rumors that the Turks were beginning an offensive in Smyrna It was also rumored that the cabinet had request el Lonstatiilne to Selay his rftttrn in view of the Brm financial note of the allies to Greoce.: Tho'ltallana are said to be encouraging th_o view that th'e ._. hi's been given >ery in the court hoiue LetB bridge space is not to lie. had in the court hojse, and will be moved from'its presfi'nt'guarters to some other location in the course ofithe next few months.... v li. J. M.P. tor Et. Hyacftithe, "who" hiay become a ber of thcMeigheni.cabinet. BRITAIN MAY ASK US. tOPUFBANONYALEM British flovtrnmtnt considering whether it will request-trie Unltsd government, In ih'c Interests of .AnQjo-Amsrl- friendship, to notlcs of the fnlr-Uritlsh activities In the United of Earnoon De Valero, "prcslllcni o! Iho Irish accord- Ing to sitiimeni. ntidt by Andrew Gsncr In house of com- mons, In qutstlons. Horatio Bottftmley, Liberal, Isler from tlio diplomatic point of .view, asked whether, the time' had not orrlv- bavo Ihc righl (o take Iho course sug- ed when 'Croat Britain should mafeo: getlcd, but it is not a question of WHY SO MUCH WHEAT WENT TO THE STATES; BRITAIN NOT IN MARKET OTTAWA, Doc. Canadian heavy movement of wheat from Fort William to Ihe Unit- ed "Slalcs has occasioned no surprise to -sbvennnent officials hera, In view of the carly'approachlnsi close of navi- the possibility of a.duty being Imposed upon Canadian wheat by th> United States and tho fact that. the wheat movement IMs year-has bean largely an over-the-border -inovoment; This fias.been larsoly-bacalisethe al- lied government have not been In the fnorhot for Cr.nadlan wheat and th8 BUtlsh market has absorbed but little of'lho-Canadian product-up to tha present lime. Brit made' that.'Mr. Gauthler would enter the government. It was. then staled' that -bye-election in St. Hyaclhthe-Rouville would bo 8 slaaghter, with 'at the There _has aeen a change in feeling since that time. None'of the criticism directed Bt.Mr. (lanthier by hie brethren of Ihe -Liberal party denies him Js a and as a'brilliant plat- form and while the admission Is grudgingly in. Eome cases. It ia ad- mitted by all but a.few Irreconcliabjps that UrAGautbler will ba able to pres- ent a' strong caso to the voters ot St. Hyaclnlhe-Rouvlllo and that after a possible Orit. manltcslatlon'of ills pleasure he will secure a careful hear- ing 'Mr. .Oauthler in a contest. It is bolng more admitted each day, will hiva thinking.faraers to talk to, men to the soil, -who Ero anxious seeUho. province In slap w.lth-the rest of .the counlrj' in federal affairs while in the city of St. Hyacln- the which has seen a great Industrial growth of late and which promises to become (he site of a much greater development he will have on his side ho fad 5f 'ho membership In a gov- iinmcat whose principles.-atlnd for nduslrial prosperity of such places is St. Hraclntho. stand Seemingly howevor.tlhe cab inet appears to irain i A Great Welcome DRlNDlSl, Italy, members'of tie Grwlt'chamber othercpfomi nent persons have arrived here Grecce> on his re turp In "Greece Conitir' tide's eiltry will ha the most pbsnt. since days of ancient Greece, Rhallls to Tine Over.20-Times Much aS Last 'West's Crop' Goes South serious repreVehtallpis to tho bill of what Is Stales lurtlitfi- Responding to another Mr. Rye charges thai many votes tolorallon the cOn-.lioiiar said; a very ,wero mlsdlrocted by deputy returning'ferrlnj on! ifm'-of taUBtdpal honors lovcre campaign Is being conducled in ofBcers, pointing ont thai In poll WM an nnfriiidlf ict w'M frset- of 22ay kffect Quebec, was the hel.d. forth hera yoslerday by employees'In the St. Maid shops. Hip Llmollou'plops and p.lso-'by employees of the way In. the city and district. Tho men said they took little' stock of the Winnipeg difflcully or any Htcal questions that did; the International union directly.- They felt certain that tho executive. ing a 45 cents per-byiShol on whe'nl from thls'.cb'unlry as pres- ented In the .form of. .1 bill yeslorday, together with On Import duly ol Jl.Sft 'a barrel on flour th'e'raovc In'responso to American farmers'- demands.coaies too late for-lhifl The 45.000000 buWels olreaily.des- patched to IJtiffnlo or other not permit a alrlko and'at all'Aventfi Although the. United liouso thin question di.l not affect of today colder- filrikj) such an as looked for here op GERMANY MUST DIG UP GOATS PAH1S. Dec. reparations commlssion'nnnounced yesterday .that porls lakes no account o( (lie ciior-; Germany must'deliver to Krancd ami shlpmcnln. that have gone for. j Belgium n total of fowls ward' December 3, up to which'-wllhlii four years; goats within dale the records available. But three years "and piss wllhlnono Fort William ancl Port Arthur.loaded lu vessels in tho past 24 hours with bushels BK1TISH AMBASSADOR HARDING WASHINOTON, addi- tion Ut conferring with'-co.ngrcs.slonal and other political leacfers yesterday, Harding received Informally durlag the day sir Qeddes, the British ambassador, The lalter's visit wao to be fnerely a call oi social co iriesy, id which no mention of diplouaUo E .ters was made year, The German representatives agreed to this program. The comrrilsslon'-aanounwi that Germany has almost completed deliv- ery of thn livestock oiivances -re-: (iufi-cd by the peace treaty. Germany has been instructed by tho commis- sion to deliver within six months thirty thousand horses, she6p_ and ninety thousand cattle, indudlOK thirty thousand In calves. The. total number ot horses, sheep ami cattle to be delivered eventually will be'ftx- ed later. .Tho allied demands are considered'here tp be reasonablef but the representatives of 'the Oerraan government will be heard by tw tatir mistton'azita. I ;