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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION yOLUMEXIV. PAGES _THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1920 NUMBER 11 D'Annunzio Is Foiled In Scheme To Seize Canal Was Method Used -_ To Remove Tax Constitutional? Ottawa; Citizen today publishes the folitw- ing In its.news columns: 'While the removal of the. tux'J try taxes has "been received witH such favor ti-jt fiere Is not likely1 to be any question raised, It is un .cerstcod'that there was: div- l.ile'd. official opinion con- stitutio'nallty :of the action' and U; is anticipated that the question will be referred to In the'coming ses- sion The pomt was whether it could be lttwas, by order- in-councll, or whether it required an act of parliament minis- ter of finance look what he con- sidered to be the sane course with out having any regard to technical! ties action absolutely safe" Italian Iropps Begin Military Operations Around i Fiume LEGIONAWES CAN'T LEAVE THE CITY LONDON, Dec Military been begun by Italian .government troops against forces in and about Flume com maiided by n Gabriele d'An nunzlo' who refuses to evacuate 'the crty and permit Italy to put ifHot operation the provisions of .the treaty of Rapallo Dispatches recelvid that o line marking the A VOICE CRYING IN FOUGHTJ1TH MJMJPMEN Cries Attracted Help and Men Dashed Aflaj in Stolen Auto MONTREAL, Dec holdup orlraa wave is beginning to affect Montreal and last night Peter Rabin Ontario "Street west, -who his wife just stepped into the coartytel ol apartments, wn6fe {fa'Jlfed wlen three men jump cd off litra ordering him to hand orer inoiiej He fought them and call wtor help as flitl also of a ncarb) flrevBlationyand a chauffeur hen the> ar_m efl the holdup men jumped into an auto and sped ana> Tney gavo chas- and the men stop- led their car anil ran awar in differ ont directions. Their '-machine iras lound to he stolen had been reported1 earlier jn. the irrests were made Mr nothing anfi Buffered "light hmiaes about thc head and face i CURRENCY IN WINDOW OF SCRANTON BANK ATTRACTS THIEVES SCHiNTON 1'a, Dec currency displayed on two illuminate: Christmas trees -in .windows ol- the riral National Bank al the mos prominent business corner of tha city attracted ;thieTes just before-day break today They hurled stones through the windows and gathered up the bills Indifferent to the hurgla: alarm loudly clanging cner theli head a Police hurried to the scene and tho two men trlth thei pockets bulging with new notes Both are deaf mutes. LOADEP IIP WITH JfffonSiiriefjthey'ReBency of Quir- hive been rated and an Italian dettroyer !c uld to have shelled d'Arnuruian on the Island of VejHa, of Flume An attempt an the parf of tfAn- nunzlo to seize control of the Mor.tjgna running down the Dalmatian coait behind a screen of low bttn foiled Men dispatched' to Caetelvener, southeast of 'Zlra, a point which commands ihe southern entrance to the canal, were forced to re- r-treat, ihem being capttr ed disarmed DAn nunzlanfleglonaHes which have been acting as garrison at Zara, are caid'fo have tied from that city. f It U that d'Annunzio planned to'ibandon Flume and to land somewhere- along the Dal matlan where he would raise the banner Of revolt, hoping to create'a: situatToh.which would nullify the-ireaty of Rapallo His scheme, however, is said te have by-' government i troops, prevented the i departure frbmtthe_ city of vei- >els loaded with legionaries Fiume Completely Isolated TRIESTE, Strong cortom ot tato, pfobablv a throwa Indian Woman Killed By Tram At Coleraan, Wed. Thought She'feecame in ..Headlight Today Orphaned Girl Heard Her Mother: Plead For Her Life (By ;a-Stiff Correspondent.) Dec 22 5 30 i this afternoon Mrs John was! ,Btraclc and No 63 vte3, I bound {1 PJ! passenger train The fatality occurred al what ;a inowa asl the; Interaalibnai croBslns to Bush-1 town of Coleman. Details! nre lacking but it is thought the woman became confused bv the glaie of tho light ot the. onmshing train clear the before The mqueflCwJU be held tomorrow, Thfirsday. Mrs Watson was full blooded.jndian.'lt is said having mar rled man sone years ago Her hugbaca !s employed bv the Court Room Crowd at ;Blair-' more Tear I Denws ZHio' Stor} t 'DON'T" PLEADED MOTHER, AND THEN SHOT FlRED (Bv a Staff Correspondent) e court room this at thirteen year old r in i wuen lhe thirteen yea bSni ruck1 ClEra McDOitfij. tf sajl v -.5 "Jld bar storv of the KlIlIiigTof llonal Coal company urooiOyn a PASS EMERGENCY TARIFF BILL WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 tfle protests of a de- fiant minority, the Fordney emeigency taiiff bill by 196'to 86. -fffie vote was taken at 8.45 o'clock aftei eight Flffftc and.li'aro completely Icolv city by land. TSo Italian at Pol a u. scouring the gulf ot Quarnero dav and night raiders and searchlights play on the waters from twillghtrtlll Following the Issuance of orders To establish, a close blocsr.de, General Cariglia, Italian commumler, directed that fuieiga citizens civilians m be given 4S hours to leave the cifj D'Annunzio Defiant'. Dec 4n %adltional dispatch, from Flume states d'ATnmn zlo has proclaimed that a" Elite of war oxlsta has f the pop ulation Fmmo to leaVo tho city si) a a Roma dispatch to tha Exchange Telegraph. s date proclamation, of a state ot war, adds "hat anyone speak Ing against him will bo liable to De shot, pays the Central News' Rome correspondent WESTS TH1RS1 C TEN TIMES GREATER NOW J -y Shipments of Strotjg Stuff From Ihe East la Away Ahead of Last Year i WINNIPEG, Dec. than leu limls as much liquor as a year ag> la now being brought Into West eran Canada in carload Iptr authoritatively'slated today. it'.wa: A nuar cominfc BIlcr "i g: ol-iier parent; ,OIiTa McUon- Italian vfho the Criendsliip of the Pitiful Be Taken Care of toy Their Mother's -1'arents (By. a SlafC Correspondent) BLAIRMORB, Dec. OHve B McDonald the victim ot Jim Zlt tos fit of jealous) following Which Je will be tritjd waa'32ijears of age L She marrfed 3 MCDou. aid fourteen ago He was killed in action m France born In Toron- to the home of her parents Mr and vuung war widow tool, the lavvjinj hla hands and entering her hointJ, 1iir ed the short that caused he- ne cording simple, declara lion. The argument that the revolver wont off was flatly con- tradicted hj Clara, who naid tie CIs linctly heard her moiher plead wl'h tho jealous mad Italian not to shoot her. j Clara niodcpt, little sad faced firl, innocent Not once did shalhesllate although at times her'Voice-choked, as sbe-told of .'the tragedy wSich, madej her an orphan and saw of her dead mothe- displayed'i In open court. dramatic moraont-aa the whole court room; hung .breath on tho little girl s recital, a story which touched many hearts with pltv for the child and her, littjo bro ol tne hear Clara McDonald aid: she kiieir.Jim On the nlghtv of. the tragedy i orphan's Clarai aged 13, Charley 0 and'Baby 3 The this trashily a'o iCoutinuetl Premier Is Back At Tbe Capital OTTAWA, Deo Hon Arthur Melghea returned to his of flee at noon 'today after an absence LUXURY -STAMPS a cotiplo of Says uUTing wt-lcb he visited :Mohtreal. On the premler'a retnrn a, jhcctlcg of tho conn cl I -was called for. four o'clock tv (liscnJs which re quire to be cleaned up before the Christmas holidays Members of tho cabinet1 now in tho caplUl, ID add! (Ion to the.'i prim6 minister, are Sir Henr> Drajton, }Ion Held, Hon A I) Slfton, (Hon" R W Wlgmore, Hon P E Bloadln, and Senator 0 ter of the carload, shipments cominfc Into west remain in and with, few exceptions itiii hh. a -Those in close.tonch with Iho trans of liquor state thafr tiie shipmenW from Bastern Canada into the west have gradualls incrcawd tijl well' over one' hundred a month. are'. novy.-.belng handled 'Itito. Winnipeg for locil uso and dlstnbut ing centres throughout the provinces o! the west, including' Bn isu Colum to spy nothing o( cipress ship- ments which are especially heivj in anticipation of high observance of the festivoV season. Increased 'shlp- m'ents'afe partly traceable, It is'stat- ed, to preparation against the inde finite period of drought eipectcQ 16 convmence In-Manitoba In January. Few'instances ha'vft been Reported of tlefls of liquor shipped In carload lota, largely because the employing constables who do .nothing else but ride In. trains on whlchjlhere fiquor shipments, this busihe-j _ giving employment to constables who otherwise would -have becu'without 23 Ig to, be. dorfe with the stocks of liuory stamps stock ed up at various stores and was witn Curi0us t10" 1 spectators making the room hot and tne gruelling crossexarolna isiun> a[ times The shooting has tlonofMr Cameron- nev widespread interest through er once weakened Hi his st6rv He The pas, and ,g bcl watchcd KoeD was well-collected, and. answered tho sieged mirderer' sat [through tho heanug uuiei mm CTIII 'posed. If he sensed tho gravity t.hargn hanging over him, he.'dfd not betray.It.: .Dressed in was well-collected, and. answered all clcarlv and nrcmpllj His recital of Dittos entrance to the McDonald house jTad what follow ed was most graphic When the pn wmio me express _ counsel .win DC every precaution to guard -igainst the 1 Had'Idea it Was Cause Of Dis- mo.emenls In the corn-Is small shipments of liquor entrusted j to their care, It 's said that purchas j era consider themselves lucl> if 7o I per .cent..of what" they.bought arrives. I A storyila going the rounds of a west erner wlio received nothing hist a cast) of empty boUIes.-''H Is salil tho caao was piacotl on a radiator in'a car heatied till tha corks popped'and the liquor, poured Into a Iconlainer without'tter'cAse--being bponed. s ease and Shortness of Life j protest was telegraphed to thp state department nml Mississippi department nml today The. dealing with .The Ifcraid Ipilay .Uubllshesi the re suits of Sl6ry -competition, and congratulates the wiuners tbp first competlllpn of its kind-ini- tiated liy this, paper it considers the results Very; gratifying, in that ft has served to stimulate Interest In what liaa taken .place. In the- district In wjiich wo now havo our hoM6s. There something in the lothnofo history fit thei partlcnlar part.bf the country iu wliich live, nnd knowledge VOTE FOR LIMITATION OF LIQUOR LICENSES LON'UOX, Dae. As; soctated Peter Heart arid Aberdeen, tha leading centers of the Scotch fishlngt Iiavo' volet! for a limitation of liquor- which'means tho cancellation-of-25 per cent, ot tho oxlslfng licenses, _ TheBs kro the lust districts to' vote ol tha right, In tho Comparison )n Scotland The complete polls show It allowB th'eri: aid now-it that Scotland Is against drastic servos to show iho proieat generation but the prohibitionists Jiavo how much they hare' to ho thankful erased 41 Ifcertscs and 35 for, what they td.'ihoae who help- ed td make Southern-Alberta what it Is today, autf, WHU to bnlld up i traditional Jrlde in the events welch nien.o'f'co.uritse and de- termination toolf part )n In' bringing into being whit we' lii the present of water was considered bj Gov in Bradford of PJJmouth ng th" contrlb :li via muai. eiayuw ui, Deirav. [t .Dressed in dark suit, some >on.er crossed threshold of the whafworn a sweater that nuuch parlor, I'mkncy savs he cried un face and dark mus ;n-----' W "nine __ fce E3t Ui, fixed 6v 1m here o nbusiness Jim You know me was the answer See that door get 1 hate jou ------you Eon kill you. Pinkney says hd.'le't 'tho liouso al onca-'as.lie-kijewvthe man was desper- ate." Ho did-not.hear the shot. Pinkney, who a-highly repuf ed Ulalrmore bo a as Ihej lold tho harrowing details of tho Beside-the prisoner sat Detective Lawrence of the A..P. P., pwhp was tho. departmental investigator. lat-.l. W. McDonald, K. 0., crowri'pros- editor and his assistant counsel J OIllls of _ slattnient-that, the'JlcnnonUcs of circumstances in tbh ills counsel LH Putnani JBOSTON Dec Much ilrinkmg oiijeetois ilurlSg ttejtraaing toi gl" He declared on and J McKlnley Cameion added that the> staged al Jpstenlsj that there was nbso Colgary jurist u "while Canada was being bled while lutoly nothing of an improper The yras conducted In a 'connected with his visit at thc Mc way 'Uith ibo Donald home He lad only called prMacutor handlffd life wit J-' 'liat and witn sknl Mr vdmans orojl to shatlei their evidence ins fir ns U pointed to the malicious 'mlcnt of the accuse! to kill tho Olive McDonaliL- Mr; OHIIs eil Itnesa only Harold I the other man figuring in the case'. Shortiv after 10 o'clock Ih'o coiirt wa-, called to order Dr the shortness Of fits that the Pilgrims In the early days Horace v !I Molso, head of the hlblorlc.il d" STOP WORK OX STATE I par'mont it Mount Hermoii sthool T vt told the Boilonl.m society at a meet MILL AiSD ELEVATOR Ing last nlgnt IN NORTH DAKOTV Ho (juotcd largely from tha diary of i ________ Governor Bradford i N U L'fc 1-Utho, Thp spoaker also pointed out as nlend BrcEijnfweck or as sonn [once before lie salil And that 1 was with relation to the pension .curious historic interest, that Pasjoi- John Robinson who loJ tho Pilgrims.into Holland but not ac- conlpShy them to New Krijland, :iiail thereafter las'iitoueable, work on the- 'state' mill .mid '.elevator building at Grajifl :Fork9'43' (o bG I? oxtrcia'e extending ml6 the channel from fvoblo sticciimbci! some hpura later Death ij se.lous l Island wnilo bound_from Seattle (o occurred In thd liGspltal last night. TWtch Jlarbor tic llttlo stean ship Ponno who wat well'llked by all who DoA, famed hs (re bnHdot of the hnovv him in this a'nd nelchborlnt north Pacific lies in a precarlom campg. Is survived by Thcro thej by J. Hinry position should a stern- "'iso no children Funeral 'Mjirn ot tho 0 A li V and various ihc cJH fments arc toeing mads labor leidera Several thou and worUess inett ind this Rf'firnotili altenfled a demonstration in Queen s Park frhertv I ;