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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION VOLUME XIV. SIXTEEN LETHB1UDGE. ALBEKTA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 192 NUMBER 47 10 ISOLATE Booze Fines To Cities Now Hon. J.R. Boyle's New Policy i EDMONTON, Feb. J. K. Boyle, attorney- general, announced that the executive council of the pro- vincal-government has agreed to turn over to the treasury of municipalities all fines collected in the local police courts for infractions of the Liquor Act, where prosecu- tions and convictions are obtained by the police of that municipality. i Heretofore liquor finee collected in police courts of towns and cities as f (Sinn ttin Attempt to R t tnc of local police have been divided two-thirds to the' province and one-third to the municipality. The four cities have been try- ing for a long time to prevail on tho attorney-general's department to do jut what has been announced in tho new policy. Last year this would have meant about to the treasury ot the city of Lethbndge. Discovers Booze Underneath Floor Colemu FvreifMr Caught For] Second lime in Four Days Fine IN HOT PURSUIT! Carson Speech Beinjc Wir- ed to Irish Press BELFAST, Fib. to liolatt Itlfait from communica- tion with the of were Ixt night, telephone and wire> being cut in ev- ery direction. It that the ebjeet of theie wai to prtvinl the circulation throughout Ireland of the made by Sir Edward Carton at the leteion of the Ulster Union- ist cotintil here yesterday. The addrnai, however. had already tilegraphed before the wires wire cut. Communication from Belfast and Dublin waa interrupted. Raidl and Counter Raids the International Unions in Fight National Union of Engineers in Toronto Takes Case Into Court TORONTO, Feb. tor the I Canadian Hoisting and Portable En-1 glneers, a national trades union, a lo- DEVELOPMENT WORK 0" HAMILTON MINE BY NEW OWNERS SOON ninty Cork, Cal legal firm yesterday insured a writ itary today, asking an Injunction the 2n- lado and a! ternational ITniju of Steam DUBLIN, Feb. Tidtiity of Kilbrittaln, Coil wore searched by tho military Twenty arrofa wers made and youus man. Patrick Crowlay, was shot I cers and the Toronto Building 'Jradra alid killed ivbilo attempting to escape r.iuncil and their iil'leuls to n- I'rtnii our. of the houses. strain them t'ruru to Tlio first attack on police barracks I cure or from procuring the dismissal in County Armagh occurred last from employment of, or the refusal niglit. A strong t'nrce of Sinn Fein- employment to tho_plaintiiTs and mem era made Ui9 attack aud after a two hours' figlit was beaten off. (By a Staff Reporter.) COLEMAN, Feb. is ru- mored here that development work at the Hamilton mine, just northwest of Lethbridge, wilt be commenced soon. This property was recently acquired by a group of Washington state business men who hold extensive coal teases in the vicinity of Sentinel, west of here. The company it Is said, expect to spend some in develop- ing the Hamilton property year. (By a Sfa'ff COLEMAN, FcU thu residence 01 Joiiu :Karsack, a Slav, for liquor'last Tuesday, Sergt. CuBvell. of the A.P.P. anil .Constable Horughtou, of th.e Coleioan polios force, found a 'quantity of; French brandy snugly 'nhsUed tbe floor of an upstsiri room and the ceiling of a lower floor room. Sev- eral bright now natle ptank on the floor whereabouts of .the secreted DOOM after a thorough search of the hodi6 had been itiade. Const. Horughtoh's-.iUsh light did the trick. The same 'afternoon I-Iarsack ap- peared before Magistrate Gresham. He pleaded guilty and.was fined and costs. This was his secoud offence inside- of four which doubtless accounts for the stiff line imposed by the magistrate. of the AVurld. But Will Ba Alile to Pay Reparations LHii if Allowed to Become Prosperous SIMONS DECLARES THEY'LL UO THEIR BEST Fernie Board of Trade Will Make Strong Campaign to Attract Tourists This Year High Sheriff Dead. DUELIX, Fob. Sheriff Me- of. Dublin, died suddenly tbis morning. He was a constitutional Xa- Sherlff McWalter served in the war aud had vigorously opposed the Sinn 'Fein. He was made high sheriff oy Lord French, the viceroy, after the Dublin corporation had retused to make the appointment. ftaida In Dublin. UlTBLIN. crown for- ces were Dublin this morn- inj. making raids. The headauarters or tlw Gaelic League in Paruell fiqnare, and college of tbe Domin- ican Nuns HI' .E.ccles street, were among the places raided. Telephone wires between Dublin and Belfast were cut this morning, both north, and Bouth ot' Banbridge. Jeremiah Crowloy, a barrister, who accepted the post of Sinn 'Fein judge, which resulted iu his being courtmar- tialeii, was today fentenced to two years' imprisonment at hard labor. Tho cammander-in-chief here, how- ever, reduced tee sentence to 21 aionth.3 iu prison without hard labor. hers of the plaintiff union by threats, j intimidation, picketing, striKes other unlawful means." j A decision favorable to the national! union would mean a serious blow to j the trades union movement oC the' American Federation of Labor iu Can- j ada. It would mean that its inter- pretation ot the closed shop, which it has sought to enforce upon various jobs in Toronto, is illegal. Newspaperdom In Old Country Facing Crisis Annual Meeting of Board THAT GEDDE Wages, Dear Newsprint, Cause Amalgamations- Some May Suspend Many Killed In Mexican Quake MEXICO CITY, Feb. Popocatepetl seemed yesterday to have been roused mto more vigorous vol- canic activity by an earthquake which on Thursday night shook the Isthmus of Tehuantepcc, destroying much, property and probably -causing the deaths of many persons. Indians liv- ing at the foot of the mountain were icnch. disturbed by the appearance ol smoke wreaths around the sutmatt, fearing disaster. Thursday night's earthquake was felt distinctly to the. city of Puebla. here. and was noticeablo KEMPTVILLE WOMAN THINKS SHE KNOWS WHERE AMBROSE SMALL IS OTTAWA, Feb. with, the Canadian Press over the long distance telephone this morninf, P. T. Smith, chief ot police at Kemptville, said his men were still working to locate the mys- terious stranger who has been taken tor the missing theatrical Ambroso Small. AH they have to work oa, however, is the statement ot the woman at whoso home tho man stayed "that it certainly looked like him from the plcturo of Small." Other people living in Kemptville are skep- tical of the supposed discovery. The Myaterlous Small, TORONTO, head- Quarters here are inxreceipt of infor- taatiou to the etfiect that a mysterious uian reflemhlinff Ambrose Small, the Aliasing theatrical man, was Han in KamptviliQ. Tt is probable that a de-j taotlvo will be unt to K.mptville to j CANADA IS NOW HAND- j PICKING IMMIGRANTS TORONTO, Feb. of detec-' tlveo Mitchell, who QM charge of the Small casfl since tha disappearance of tho millionaire theatrical man over a year ago, does not give much credence to the report from Kempt- ville. "There is nothing is it at all. It in just lika a hundred other mess- rumor." stated Mitchell. Once Prosperous Business Man Hidden Away in Impro- vised Cave British Labor Would Make the Accumulated Debt LONDON, Feb. As- sociated graduated levy on accumulated wealth on a scale varying from one per cent, on total possessions above 000 up to fifty per cent, on the lar- gest fortunes is the feature of a series of remarkable taxation proposals officially put forward by the joint commission repre- senting the whole body of organ- ized Industrial and political la- bor. Thie is labor's scheme for wiping out the national debt and It is estimated that It will realize four billion pounds sterling. I LONDON, Feb. aiualgaiua- I tiori of the Pall Mall Gazette ami' the Globe, which, was announced yester- day corner iu consequence ot the cris- is through which the British news- paper world is passing owing to the increased price of newsprint and the higher wages ot editorial and mech- anical staffs. The Globe, tho oldest evening newspaper ill London, having been established in 1803, has changed hands a number of times in recent years. It has-been on the market for some months, as are other London papers. Another amalgamation recently con- cluded is that of the old established Daily Mercury Morning News, which Sir Leicester Harmsworth, bro- ther ot Lord Xorthcllffe acquired. The Mercury frankly announced that the working expenses had forced the own- ers to give up a half century fight- against its rival. At a recent meeting of newspaper owners to consider a claim for high- er salaries by tho newspaper writers' union, decision was taken, it is under- stood, to suspend publication for at least six weeks if the demands were insisted upon. Some Sunday papers also are threatening to close down if their mechanical staffs do not asree to moderate wages for Saturday night work. Plymouth Western with the Western ACCIDENTAL DEATH IS VERDICT IN CASE OF J. C. SMITH OF FERNIE Claims Population for 1921 j TORONTO, Feb. 1 1921 population accord- ing to the eatlmate made public The city has 1902 streets buildings. The clty'a cuvtoma returns for 1WO totalled Bank for the year to- talled an Increan of over 1919. Real estato transfers during the year numbered an In- create of OTTAWA, Feb. state that immigration to Canada Is being restricted within of the as- similative capacity of Canada. En- .couragement is being offered only to the agricultural and domestic serv- ant classes, except where it is clearly shown that indtriduiJ -workers of other danaes are required, aud can- not, be secured in Cejaada. U.S. Would Follow Suit OTTAWA, Feb, United i Scales comniiiaioner of immigration at Montreal in charge of all the ter- ritory comprliing Canadian. Atlantic seaports and a considerable portion of the Canadian boundary, in his last report to the commissioner-general of immigration at Washington, stated Canada lias already Been the neces- sity for "hand picking" of her immi- grants "and it seems thai; our own country must sooner or later follow some such plan if the balance neces- sary to a healthy growth is main tained." 4.0KC) C-REWE FAVORS THE CATTLE EMBARGO. LONDON', Teb Assocl- Crowe, writing In Times, argues iu furor of the im- embargo in force in Great (Britain against Canadian cuttle bo- or the special need for keeping the Rritlili lalei as a cattle-breeding cottatry. He assures Canada that it no diaabiiity beyond that n'hicU it has been' considered noccs- vary to JIUDUSA every ono Pino. (Special to The FERNIE, Feb. coroner's in- quest held upon the cause of death of John Collins Smith, reported in the Herald a few days ago. brought in a Terdict of accidental death. Coroner Duthie conducted the in- quiry arid the jury was: J. Aundre, foreman, anil TL Sharpe, A. S. Logan, Ed. Johnson, C. J. Kelly and J. JIcA.1- pine, A brother of the deceased Is enroute from Brandon to take charge of the remains. CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS SETTLE LIBEL ACTION! i A art D WIDOW OF THE GREAT PARNELL IS DEAD Feb. Charles Stewart Parncll, widow of tlio great Irish Nationalist leader, died 'this morning at her home iu Brighton, af- ter a lingering illness. She was 7C years old. llrs. Parnell, known for many years to the world as "Mrs. Kitty O'Shea" was formerly Uio wife of Captain Wm. Henry O'Shea and was the youngest daughter of the Rev. Sir John Page Wood. She bocanin involved in an intrigue with Mr. Parneil in 1SS1 which continued until late !n 1889 when Captain O'Shea" brought suit for i divorce against his wife. Parnell and Mrs. O'Shea were mar- ried in June, 1891. LABOR TROUBLE IN CHILI SAX day by agreement of all parties in the libel suit brought by Itavtd B, Odgen against ICdward J, Dupuy. a stipula- tion was entered by which Uio de- fendants retracted all interest in their resolution to Impugn the hon- esty and integrity of the trustees of the Christian Science publishing so- ciety, and the mill. plaintiff dismissed tho VALPARAISO, Chile, Feb. win government troops are being rushed on special trains to Antofa-1 gasta province, where soldiers and workers in a large nitrate plant havo been engaged In lighting. Latent ad- vices received state that only six per- sons had been killed during the fight- ing, although earlier reports declared that M hail NEW YORK, a tenement room on the east, side today police explored an improvised cave where yesterday they the body of Theo. Greealey, once prosperous busi- ness man, who 'hail hidden himself there for cix years, a veritable her- mit in the most congested part of the city. Today's search -was for tho sold cache usually associated with stories of reclusts. Breaking In the door of the room yesterday, police ware confronted with a sold wall of old. papers and rags. Burrowing through, they found a due- out aud in it. tee body of Grcasley, who, phystefani said, apparently bad been dead several weftlM.- In "a story of ambitious, the coming of the time when he open- ed a it subsequently was lost in death of hie wife abandonment soli- tude. All Soldiers Branches May Be Amalgamated OTTAWA, -Feb. The department ot soldiers' civil re- establishment, tho pens'oua aud sol- diers' insurance branches and other branches dealing with returned sol- dier problems, are likely, it is re- ported, to be amalgamated into one department to be known as the de- partment of returned soldiers' affairs. The creation of such a department receives considerable support on tlio ground that it would expedite the handling of returned soldier prob- lems.. If created, it probably would be handled by a deputy minister working under the general supervi-. siou of one of the existing ministers. lines K. Stew- art, New President (Special to The Herald) FERNIE, Feb. annual ing of the Fernie Board of Trade was held last night in the council chamber j of the city hall and was attended by a good mnnbeL- of members who evinc- j ed a live interest in ail that pertains; to tho functioning of that very useful j body. TUo election of ofiict.'7's for the year resulted in the selection of K. K. Stewart as president, Sherwood llercli- mer, vice-president; J. F. Spalding. secretary, and A. "VV. Greenwood, treasurer and assistant secretary, The new executive council is com- posed of J. L. Gates. R. M. Young, Dr. B. Gee, N. E. Suddaby, A. C'urrie, G. G. Henderson, "W. Currie and Thos. Prentice. Campaign for Tourists The -publicity committee, has J..; L. Gates as dhairmap, and .t. Dr. E. Gee, D. G. Harvie and D. V. Mott. Mr. Spalding having been elected as secretary of the full board. Mr. Gates was added to the publicity com- mittee an chairman. Mr. Spalding, however, will continue aa the corres- ponding secretary of the committee and upon him will devolve the public- ity campaign, -which the board has de- cided to continue with added vigor and expense during 1921. Last year, under the most efficient supervision of Mr. Spalding, the public- ity department expended over two thousand dollars in publicity work which brought most gratifying re- sults, and the board has decided to increase tho expenditure during the present year by fifty per cent. Four.) GERMANS PUT BAN ON MERRY MAKING BERLLV, Feb. Severing, Prussian minister of Interior, who re- cently put the ban on the wearing of monocles by members of the se- curity police, has notified President Ebert that In view of the "great grav- ity of Germany's situation" the com- ing carnival season in which the Ger- mans have been accustomed to make merry for a month is to be abolished. The Munich government, explaining .the action, says "Merry making has no place among us in these troubled times." WOULD RESIGN DENIED LONDON, Feb. that Sir Auckland Geddes, British am- bassador to the United States, was contemplating hia resignation from that post, which was rtceiv- ed here from New York were to- day emphatically denied by. his secretary. The reports were char- acterized as "nonsense" and the secretary added that Sir Auck- land would sail for New York on the liner Aquitania on February 15. (Uoutlcuefl on BAVARIA REFUSES TO DISARM Borrow Money for Rebuilding France BlU.iIIXGlIA.U. KKg.. Feb. Lloyd George, the iir-'-uiier. in n speech hero with j recent lit Paris of the allied supreme council said Lhat before the. last election he laid it down that Ger- many was morally bound to pay for the v.'uruon damage sh-3 had inflicted, hut that one could only get from a debtor what, lie callable of pay- ing. He asserted in iliis connection that Germany must not allowed 10 pay in u way that wuuid injure the country receiving cheap goods, for example. The occasion of tile premier's speech was his raci.-'ivint; the free- dom of the city. j Germany Temporarily Broke. 1 The premier pointed out. with rc- sard to the problem ot exchanges, that Germany being temporarily bankrupt, reprssentnd a baffling dif- ficulty to the experts when it earn" io the question of her paying outside her own frontiers. With all these dif- ficulties in mind, lie said, the allies liad reached certain conclusions last week and had presented a hill which was framed on tiV basis German S prosperity. K Germany were not prosperous, she could not pay aid if j she were prosperous she could and must. i Dr. Simons, the- German foreign minister, was an honest and sincere statesman, and he had said that he meant to carry out Germany's obliga- tions if he possibly couldt continued the premier. Dr. Slffioas had plained that he had' not received the Towns iovDevrstaled Area Are To Allowed To Float Their Own Loans PARIS. Fob. departments anil towns of devastated France will be allowed to borrow money for re- construction on :liclr own account, It ineetlug a ineet n North ern was announced today at of a group of senators fron France. Mining companies and sugar refiners will also be authorized by special legislation to float loans fur the same purpose. The govermient, Louis Louoiimir. minister ot liberated regions, an- nounced, will help solve tho problem of building materials by distributing at minimum prices tho four hundred million francs worth uf material on hand. The expectation is that a large nai-t of these '.oans will b'j floated abroad. Negotiations are already under way Involving a total of francs for Rheims and Verdun. The amount needed for Verdun probably will be furnished by London, which adopted auy time, for it was ready. Once this German people got their minds .off the war and onto peace they would soon become prosperous, the premier pre- dicted. Mr. Lloyd George said Ilia advice to Germany would be to accept the bill and not allow herself to bo misled by passion and repeat the follies of 1014. Germany, he pointed out, had not yet taxed herself to tiie level ot Great Britain and France aud he con- sidered it intolerable that the guilty country, which had escaped damago during' the war, should, also bear u lighter burden of taxation than her victims. Tlio burden imposed upon Gui'mimy IlliaitiiiBU uj uuimuu, i LOXDOX, Feb. vi tlie city as its godchild. Khar, the Bavarian premier, has been directed by the Bav- arian ministry to proceed to Berlin and advise the govern- ment there that tho allied or- ders for disarmament apart from the reparations decision are not acceptable to Bavaria, according to a dispatch, to the London Times from Berlin. This means, the dispatch as- serts, that Bavaria refuses to disarm. STEAMER AGROUND SAN FHAXCISCO, Feb. stoamor Klamath, bound from Han Francisco to Portland with passeng- ers, went aground at Fish Rock, about ninety miles north of here early to- day, according to advices to the mar- ine department ot tlm chamber of commerce here. Other tliau that the steamer Curaco was proceeding tn the Klamalh's assistance, no details were given. TOKIO DENIES MEXICO WILL GIVE JAPANESE IMMIGRANTS ALL AID. TOKIO, Fab. is made by the foreign office of reports that the Japanese and Mexican governments have reached an agreement under which Japanese desiring to purchase land in Mexico would be given every faclitiy by Mexico. TORNADO MOVED HOUSE WHILE OCCUPANTS SLEPT HAILEYVILLE, Ala., Feb. A tornado struck this early today, moving the residence of E. J. McNabb 100 yarda without in- juring the sleeping family. Other buildings were lifted from found- atlona and a Kore of struc- tures demolished. None of the Inhabitants of were ser- iously Injured. SANITARIUM PATIENT DROWNS riUELPH, Feb. Steen of MeadowValu, Ont., a patient at the Homewood Sanitarium here, disap- peared from the sanitarium on Wed- nesday night and hbi body wafl found yesterday in the Speed river. It is thounht tbut ho fell In'lb.h'rte ilirough United Irrigation District Board Wants Full Bond Guarantee by tho allied council, hi not extravagant. I-'oi1 iln said, first The following letter from thy Un- ited Irrigation dibti-icc to tin: i-lcruld sets forth the iittitudo of tliu Board nf Trustees OH tho tontativo jn-oposiit for financing Alberta's irrigation do- Telopmcut: Curdntou. Altu. Kcb. Editor Herald. lire very to nole that nil busiiiens interests and that the sentiment of. tho people of Alberta as expressed in the U.RA. convention are in favor of the government guar- teeing the Irrigation of South Aiberta. Thla mean that the Lflthliriiige- Northern buiuls wuuiil bu the first tiji receive this guarantee. As this district has taken the initiative in the development of the irrigation districts in Alberta, having upent a, great deal of time uml -money whiuh other districts can profit by, wn feel that thi'y. are. oiiitttod tu thin rerotf- nit ion ami aaaitituucu from the guv- eminent, Jt iiiis oftuti been repented that tlio aW aiirecsti ol" tho peo- in Mm Honth depend.-; upon the (incstioii of getting water mi the land. Thin IB truo of other districts as well as the Northern, find judging from the extension of irriga- tion development that the P. II. l haw carried out .siiurcuafully. people Ifecl that irrigation In Alberts has passe. I its experimental btaso and that, this enterprise would mean thous- ands of permrniunt citizens and wealth j to the province. Wis cannot uudurHtunil why tht? Luth- I bridge Herald would advocate tho pro- i posed policy of tin1 government on ir- rigation as outlined in a dispatch dat- ed January 2iml from Kdmor.tou. as u policy of the government to (Continued i'tve.) years, the prcmlar dni-larod. U was not ciiual to the pensions bills ot England, and France. It was not a question imposing economic slav- ery on the German urorkfirs, he insist- ed. Somebody had to pay for tlui devastation oC France and should it. he asked, be the workers of fram-p? Tho men who bad struggled against the foe. Dr. Simons had the right to present alternative proposals, Mr. Lloyd George conceded, but it these pro- posals represented a mere attempt to avoid payment, the allies "would riot, tolerate them. At Spa, he said, IIP had had an uneasy feeling that hPhirni Simons were -the men of 1914 but the assumption of power by the provokera of the could not be permitted. Tbe sword must bs sheathed for all time, be declared. Nothing Trould harden the allied peoples a gain tut Gar- many more than 'the feeling that was still animated by the idea ot treating as (hey treated those of five years ago. as scraps oC papsr "Our claim is a righteous one, a.rnt we must enforce Mr. Lloyd George exclaimed. i The prime minister declared that j Germany must fulfil her obligation? as to disarmament. Sinca the armis- tice she had made great progress in disarming, lie conceded, but she still had too many war materials and many men trained in arms banded to- gether in irregular combinations. Franco had been terribly ravaged, and hail the rift-lit to say that she conW not take the risk of similar things oc- curring again. German Miners Protest. LONDON, dispatch to tUo Central News from Berlin report a that workers in the mining- districts ot Germany arc highly inconnt'd against tho reparations tormu im- [juHod niion Germany. Tho dispatch adds that 10.000 cop- iior HIH! silver miners iu Mansfeld havn {'frucilt as a protest against tlie Paris! decision. There is great agitn- tioa in the Ruhr district for the min- ers to do the least work possible. In several mines a six-hour day has been adopted. In Upper Silesia the minors are refusing to work the overturn; nrdp.rmi by tho Inter-allied commis- sion and declining to accept thn fifty per cent, extra pay allowed them. Germans Are Violent PAULS, Fob. 5. Violent tions against thu dudsluns uf fhe su- immio umnull regimlinj reparations ;