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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta ML' LUHION VOLUKE XIV. ffetald TWELVE PAGES LETHB1UDGE. AJJJEKTA. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7. 1921 mm ON TMVF NUMBBR 48 If Fordney Bill Made Law Can-i ada Too Will Raise Barrier Says Tolmie jkNO FISCAL POLICY TILL U. S. DECIDES! HAMILTON. 7-intimating 1hat if the "Fordney tariff bill becomes operative in the United States, the ted eral government will retaliate In Dr. S. P. Tolmie, Dominion min- ister of agriculture told members nf May Be Next Gov.-General LONDON, Feb. I Associated Dally Ttlegraph states this morning that Lord Devborough will be of- fered and is expected to accept the governor-generalship of Can- ada in succession to the Duke of .Devonshire. Lord Decborough is 56 years of age, and one of the most prominent of English sportsmen. He paid a visit to Canada last autumn when he many friends. The Canadian Associated Press today made inquiries In official elr- cles in reference to the statement made by the Daily Telegraph, that the Earl of Desborough will be the next governor-general of Can- ada. It was learned that the question of a successor to the governor-general has not even been tentatively discuss- ed in any responsible quarter and is not likely to be considered for some time. Ottawa Doubts it OTTAWA, Feb. Hress.t f SUSPICIOUS! the agricultural section of the cham-i There is no confirmation here of Lhe i her of-romraercc lioro on Saturday that I report that the Earl of Desborough j need not worry as tlie agricultur- al interests ot Canada would be ad- oijuately protected. Dr. Tolmie said that the federal authorities, although keenly interest- will succeed the Duke of Devonshire as governor-general. of Canada. No communication to this effect has been received and doubt ia expressed in authorltatiTe quarters of the ueciir- acy of tlie report. dT would not announce any new fiscal policy until they learned first the tariff the United States would adopt, but aa; soon as this knowledge was obtained, GERMANY WILL OFFER action would bo taken, he THIS JS 'WHAT wu Hf ED- L GftEW m J'ut Ihero seems to be some suspicion that the doc.tor himself is not tlie best of in the Birmingham Age-Herald. Gen. Wrungcl Predicts That! Soviet Russia Will Make I Spring Campaign i RUSSIAN QUESTION BIGGEST WORLD ISSUE j CONSTANTINOPLE, Fob. The! Russian Bolshevik are unable to main- j tain themselves without war, doclar- ied General Wrangel. the South Russ- I ian anti-Bolshevik leader in a state- j ment here today, so they are prepar- j ing an attack upon Poland and Ru- i mania, which they will go through a shot, he predicted. j "The biggest question in the world j I today is the Russian said 1 j General Wrangel, "and civilization being menaced by the now Bolshevik Grain Prices Break in H. of L. Hit LONDON, Feb. decrease in the cost of living in Britain is fornseun through the recent drop in grain quotations. Following the decline In Argentine wheat, home- grown crams declined sharply and the provincial markets weakened. In Northampton and Canterbury wheat fell 15 shUfings a quarter, and barley 10 shi'l'ng.-. These re- ductions are co-jr.it'd upon mater- ially to assist in lowering the cost of living, the ofiicfcl figures for which are expected to show a fall of 10 points for January. AllPeterboro At Polls Today For Bye-Election Five Candidates Will Kr Fate This Vote Expected j Pleads for Greece io> I Spite fo 'Her Action To- I wards Him CALLS CONSTANTINE A "NEGLIGIBLE MAN" I.O.VUO.V. Feb. preser- vation of [he Sevres treaty, the re- vifio.i of which iri to be discussed ;tt the London conference 0? February 2.1. was urged by former Promje-' Vwiiz'elos of Greece in aa interflow PKTERHORO, Or.t.. Feb. military propaganda. The only thing we ask from the outside world is tlie Irish Rebel Army Leader Is Killed Dublin Reports He Was Killed While Directing an Am- bush Attack SECRET OF ZEPPELINS TO OTHER COUNTRIES DUBLIN, Ftb. coi- lint, adjutant general of the Irish republican army waa killed In the f mbuah at Burgatla last n which it WM previously report- ed he'haiT'bMn wounded, accord- ing to the police here Collins, the police was. chot and killed wHila giving to his men In carrying out the am- j buch attack, I More Peace Talk IMJBLLY, 'Feb. rum-! ors are circulating in Dublin today with regard to fresh efforts 'the gov- ernment is reporttyl to be making to fXffect a settlement with Southern Ire- land. Tho belief is growing that im- portant developments may come to light when parliament meets. According to one the gov eminent is trying to Wing the Ulster leaders into line well-fonnulat- ed scheme to persuade the south to accept tho partition provided for the home rule bill and work under it. This version .of the reputed plan has it I hat the prizo to be offered for acceptance is a grant of full fiscal autonomy to all of Ireland. This would be coupled, so far as the south is concerned, with an offer to release ihe political prisoners and grant Irish Republicans general- ly, including members of the Irish Re- publican army, and eveu men the run." Negotiations to this end are now proceeding, it is said, between Prem- ier Lloyd George and Sir Edward ('arson, Ulster leader, on the out- come of which depends whether the plan will be formally announced. Attack on Qarson Denied BELFAST, Feb. was stir- red this afternoon by a rumor that Sir .Edward Carson, the Ulster leader, had keen attacked on the streets of the city. It developed, however, that what really bad happened was that after Jcaving a luncheon the Reform Sir Edward had been insulting- j Feb. Zeppelin Manufacturing company has decided to offer the German Zeppelin as a means of traffic to other countries in- asmuch as Germany is forbidden un- der the Versailles treaty to develop the airship, according to an article in the Cologne Gazette, written by Aired Colsmann, general manager of the Zep- pelin company. Colsmann says that only Ger- many possesses trained Zeppelin work- ers and the construction secrets. Russia Uses No Money; Business All Government Canadian Engineer Tells About Conditions in Former Great Empire U. S.-BRITISH DEBT CANCELLATION IS URGED BY LONDON Definite Announcement Creates is Con- sidered Fantastic LONDON, Feb. inquiry carried out in official eirclei with reference to the itatement by Austin Chamberlain, chancellor of fhe exchequer In his speech at' Birmingham Friday night that the United govern- ment had vetoed a British suq- gettion for a general writing-off of inter-allied obligations tends to show.that the chancellor's de- claration was based on misinfor- mation. LONDON', Feb. announce- TORONTO, Feb. Emersou A. McMillan, a Canadian engineer, who spent IS months in Russia attached to tlie inter-allied economic misslou and who was a prisoner of the Bolshe- vik forces about half of this time in an intenlew on Saturday stated that an order for the elimination of coin j and paper money aa a medium of ex- change among the Kusslan people was made by Lenlne juct before he left Kussia last October. Paper money had been turned out in such vast quantities, he said, that it was possible to get fifty thousand roubles notes Tor one English pound sterling. Mr. McMillan said it was difficult for a Canadian to conceive that there is no longer such a thing in that country as private business. Everything that .is done is done un- der the control of the Russian So- cialist federated soviet republican government. In the city of Petro- ]y adrcssed bj :tit individual whose Ml identity wa.s disdotscil. LIH the leader's motor car WUK passing .through Caatlu Junction. Detectives quickly seized the indiv- idual and protected him from a crowd. grad. Mr. McMillan said there were not more than half a dozen stores and those were catering only to the absolute needs of the people. Execu- tions were so common in Russia, Mr. in said, that according to one soviet papers in Moscow the DUBLIN', Fob. 7.-Six houses were burned near Drumkeen. county Lime- rick in reprisal for the rncsnl am- fcilfcade. Rebel Sentenced DUBLIN. Fob. made at Dublin Castle today that a courtniartial had sentenced John Tonnelly to 15 years' penal servitude for bavins in his POKHRHSMIH a hnmb. n revolver and six -couiuls of ammuni- tion, and that two Limericl; men -had given respectively sentences of and years for holding up. f soldier and robbing him of 1C1 and a government bicycle. Bomb Kills One BELFAST. Feb. constable killed and two others wounded an explosion of a bomb thrown at De Valera Buys Victory Bonds Irish "President" Holds Canad- ian Bonds Purchased by Him in United States the chancellor of the exchequer in ais recent Birmingham speech that Brit- ain had proposed to. the United SUies the remiiiion of the allied cune with much surprise to the British pub- lic and created Hmethlng ot a loca- tion. While various economics 'in private life time been, advocatlm nch a cancellation it was-sot known 1h8'government was formally comid- ering tha, matter and much less thai it had inade overtures in this connec- tion to the United States. Thus far the press has not ventured comment on the subject, but consider- able space is given to news dis- patches from the United States giv- ing tho latter's views on the pro- posals. Proposal Fantastic It is recalled in this connection moral support and the. money which the nations, including the- United States, should give in their own in- terest. I never received a cent from the French, the British, or anybody, but conducted many campaigns by selling the grain of the country as we advanced. I lost Crimea because I had no more munitions and clothing for my men." Tong War Marks Chinese New Year j boro was awake bright and early this morning and on her way to the polls with the object ot electing one of the five candidates in the West Peter- boro bye-election to a sent in the fed- eral house. Everr vehicle for miles around has been brought into the city and the streets are flooded with traffic of all descriptions ranging from heavy trucks to t Hiring cars and one-horse outfits. The campaign or ganization eitends all over the rid ing and a record vote is in prospect. The roads are in excellent condi- tion. The polls opened at six o'clock this morning and will close at six this evening. The first votes were polled shortly after six o'clock and Lees and Wongs Fight Because of Police Raid on Gamb- ling Dens an effort the bulk will be made to clean of the votes before up VANCODV'ER, Feb." celebrated its new year yesterday; was the.scene ot i long war, in which mora than 600. Chinese foqk part; and was visited by the police, who arrested 142 alleged gamblers in two of the largest raids which have taken place lately. As a cords for arrests years have been broken, there being o'clock. The aftern-ou wiil be de.vot- ed to bringing in the itrigglers. So Mot Auto Burnt PETERBORO', Feb. 'is estim- ated that one-third of in the West Peterboro hye-ek-clion was poll- ed by 1 o'clock today. This afternoon ithe work of getting out the vote ia be- ing carried out on an intensive Bcale. One of the-automobiles that was .work- ins in the interests of G. N. Gorclou, the Liberal candidate, was destroyed by fire. .There were no casualties. i The car took firo while on the .way j to the polls with a load of voters, i result police re-, There is considerable betting of the for the past two racetrack variety with few odds. Even 201 cases scheduled to appear lice court this morning. m po- the ouija board has been consulted that when Lord Chalmers, secretary of the treasury, waa appointed re- cently to State pay a visit to the United TORONTO, Feb. 7.- Valera is an investor in Canadian Victory hondy. A bank ill this city on Saturday on an official financial mis- sion, it was reported he would make such overtures, but "the report was not confirmed officially and the Brit- ish press discounted it as fantastic. It is definitely stated that the British suggestion to the United States government to write off tho obligations never was conveyed through the medium of the United States" embassy, leaving the assump- tion that it must have been tendered by the British ambassador at re- from u bank in Jersey City two coupons taken from Victory bonds and calling for payment of in interest. The advice from the American bank contained the in- formation that the money was tho property of De Valera, ths Sinn Foin leader. BUENOS AIRES STRIKE NOT STAGED BUENOS AIRES, Fell. cnn- templated strike by which lvas to beg tho workers at six o'clock thls morning did not take place. Tho :eciitions averaged sixty a day last July. Some of the executions" wera for minor offenses. In one instance, I have agreed to arbitration of a peasant woman was put to death tlle dispute the minister of public for having sold ;i head of cabbage to a private person instead of to the government stores. Revolutionists Shot LONDON, Feb. A dispatch to ington. In one well-informed Quarter here the belief is hold that the inter-allied debt cancellation question was really the most important part of Lord Chal- mers' mission, but that his departure was held up on the advice of Sir Auckland Geddes, the British am- bassador in Washington, that the time was inopportune in view ot the do- mestic political situation in the Unit- ed States. Mr. Chamberlain had not yet re- turned from Birmingham today, but his private secretary declared tliat it was unlikely the chancellor would con- aider it necessary to amplify his statement. works. HAMILTON FACTORY CLOSES; IDLE HAMILTON, Feb. 7. Workmen em- them while they were on duly at Point, near JJumlalk. las! Warren Jilght. .FATHER KILLED CHILD BY TERRIBLE CRUELTY HT. JOHNS, N. B., Feb. de- partment of justice Is nuw Investigat- ing reports of shocking cruelty on the of a man named Nolan of Avon- toward his daughter, Elizabeth. K child of nine years of age. It Is that the father deliberately Inflicted such terrible hardships on the jroung fir! that she died, the Central News from Copenhagen says thft Bolshevik newspaper Isves- tia. reports that the entire revolu- tionary committee in Siberia has been tried by the soviet tribunal at Tomsk on a'charge ot secret and treacherous negotiations with .lapan. A. T. Krasuotchekoff, foreign minis- ter or the Far Eastern republic anil five- other members of the committee were sentenced to death and shot. Six other of the committee were given lifs' imprisonment. The dispatch says the soviet gov- ernment is now arranging an agree- ment with CKina against Japan. I ployed by the National Steel Car Co. stated that notice v.-as givpn on Sat- urday that the plant would bo dosed for an indefinite period. fiotween six and sevou hundred men are said to bo affected. GREEK SOCIALISTS KILLED BY PIRATES Feb. Athens dis- patch to the labor organ, the Daily- Herald, says that the Greek Socialist delegate to the Moscow Internationale, Lydclopoulos. and two companions have been murdered' on their way homo. The ship on which they were voyaging was attacked in the Black Sea by pirates. District 18 Miners and Operators Both Want Controller Continued when a raid was made by the police cm alleged gambling den at 509 Car- rail street, where 71 members of an alleged gambling fraternity were cap- tured. This caus- 1 u quarrel be- tween the rival tongs of "Lees' and "Wokgs." who began fighting on Pcn- der street, between Main and Colum- bia, about 4 a.m. Sunday. In retaliation one faction gave in- formation to the police who made a second raid last nigh': other fraternity of all-gt'1 gamblers. In the tong war yesterday morning one Oriental was wounded by a knife thrust and a. other struck o er the head with a crow bar. Several oth- ers received minor Injuries. is thought that one of the rival fac- tions ot Chinese wn.j suspicious of members of tho other faction whom they thought had acted as "stool pig- eons" for the police. Tho fight fol- lowed the raid on a gambling den. RAILWAYMEN WILL BACK A. R. MOSHER IN HIS LABOR FIGHT HALIFAX, Feb. di- vision thirty-six of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees hern yesterday. William Fnrzey, "pre- sidnnt or the Halifax Trades and Labor Council, who is also a member of the C.B.R.E., said that A. U. Mosll- er of the C.B.R.K.. need not he in the least alarmed as to the outcome of his dispute with the Canadian Trades and Labor congress which re- cently revoked tbn charter of the C.B.R.E. The brotherhood was herp. to stay, he declared, adding that Mr.] Mosher had tlie support of (ivcry di-1 vision in Canada. j with the result in favor of Gordon, iuccs Gordon and in tho running for first The "street" still places Gordon and i ne trouble started Saturday night, Burnliam place. A snowstorm which started at noon threatens to slow up the voting. Cruelty Charge Against Japs WASHINGTON'. Feb. soldiers were accused of widespread destruction of life and property in Chientoa. during last October and No- vember, in a statement issued here to- day by the Korean commission. TU.e pate in the Xear East "The treaty i.s the only guarantee of the nubility of peace." declared thn loinifT premier. lie urged con.hmud support by :he allies of Greece, asserting that the Liberal party was unswervingly and wholeheartedly pro-aily. while the other parties were not anti-ally. The people as a whole, he declared, were pro-ally. It was true, he said, that the German sympathies ot the Greek roy- alty, coupled with propaganda based on tho idea, of German invincibility "led to wabMing" during the war, bui lie 'asserted that tho whole basis' or German propaganda had been dissipat- ed in Greece. Dissolve Turk Empire "Th? net results of the he said, "were not only the prostration of Germany, the dissolution of Austria- Hungary and the breaking up ot Rus- sia, hut included dissolution of the- Turkish Empire. Armenians and Greeks not only were made slaves in Turkey, but a million Armenians and a half million Greeks have been de- ported during the war and since. Tho possibility of restoring, in any degree whatever, the blasting rule of the Turk by revision of the treaty is in- credible." Upholding the cause of the people who recently ousted him. Venizeloa declared that although ha was no lon- ger premier or a member of the Greek parliament. He intended to continue to work for Greece. "Constantino ia u negligible man o! p4. .prey to chronic ill-health." he said, "and will not sit on the throne for anythiug like the span of life remain- ing to him. During this period Ger- many will never raise her martial acaii again." lie concluded by asserting that the return of Constantino should not in- fluence the allied policy with regard to Turkey. New Greek Cabinet LONDON, Fab. Uonnaris, 'whose break with former Premier jRhallls led to the Greek crisis last week, remains as minister of war in the new Kalogeropoulos cab- inet which took the oath of office yoj- terday, says an Athens to the .Exchange Telegraph company. Mustapha Reconsiders CONSTANTINOPLE, Feb. 7.-- In- dication that Mustapha Kemal Pashu and other Turkish leaders' had sidered their refusal not to partici- statement declared that S, 128 inhabi- tants of Chientoa wore "murdered" and 248 arrested; 7ri women assaulted and houses, SI school 'buildings and 10 churches burned. Grain burn ed and destroyed totalled bushels. "More than IS.OOil Japanese sold- the statement adds, "were sent to Chientoa last October under orders to blot out the independence move- ment among the Koreans residing there." The Chientoa district lies west of Vladivostok and north of the Tumen river. Us title has been in dispute between China and Korea since 1SS5. OLD TELEGRAPHER DEAD MONTREAL. l''eb. A. B. Smith, former superintendent of con- struction of the Great Northwestern Telegraph company and from 1U12 to 1014, manager of telegraphs of tlie Grand Trunk Hallway system, died here suddenly yesterday. Hf was L' old. _ in London, was given in a dispatch re- ceived here yesterday from Angora. It was said the Turkish Nationalist' delegates would leave Angora on Mon- day for. Greek Delegation ATFIENS. Feb. sent to the Near Bast conference in Lon- don late tills month will be headed by M. Kalogeropoulos, the new prenv ier, it waa said here lata today. M., Gouuaris, minister pf war, will not go to London, it was decided in view of British opposition. Venizelisi newspapers of tlijs city severely cri- Gounaris for his role in tlie ministerial crisis. Georga Ballazxig. minister of agri- culture, will act as premier while the conference is being held in London. TOTAL PROHIBITION GREATER VICTORY THAN WINNING WAR LOCATOR U: S.-CANADA BOUNDARY LINE DIES WASHINGTON, Feb. Chester Ilarnnrd. commissioner of the United States section of the interna- tional boundary commission of the United Statei and Canada died at his home here after a month's illnosu. Ho was born in Now York Ii7 years ago. As chief topographer of the United States and Canadian boundary com- mission, he surveyed and re-located the -joutujary line along the 49th parallel from the Pacific, coast to tho of Ihe Woods. OTTAWA, Feb. to representations made by employees and mine op- erators of District 18, Alberta and Brltiih Columbia, it is poulble that the government will continue the pott of director of coal opera- tions after the coming Mtfion of parliament Under leglilation which wat patted at the latt m lion, the pott wat continued until the end of the coming station. The government notified both partlea that It waa not the Intention to continue the pealtion after thli time. Sincr; Mtiflcatlon wo sent out the minert have com- municated with the government aiklng that the pott be not dis- continued and on Friday laat a delegation repretentatlve of the operatori appeared before the government with a ilmilar re- quest. It it underttood w. H. Arm- who cccupiea potition of director of coal operation! haa been auccvMful aa an arbitrator between both and they want him to remain. The matter it now under hv nommnant. C. N. R. TRAIN WRECK CAUSES DEATH OF YANCqi'Vl'JH, Peli. 7.--Enuinoer Johnson is dead and V'ireman Middle- ton and Expressman Holmes are in- jured, as the result of the derailment of the engine and express car of No. I Canadian National Railway pas- senger train westbound. 150 miles east of this cily Sunday morning. Tiie train ran into a rock slide, r-lnglneer- who was badly died In tho -Kamloops hospital last night. STEAMERS BREAKS IN TWO SAN KK'ANOISCO, Feb. stc-ani schooner Klamath, which was swept ashure early Saturday morning at Dclniar. eighty-five mllen north of here, lias broken in two and has been abandoned, according to u wireless] message received here today by tlie coast guard service from its Hteain- cr. ilnalga. OTTAWA. Pcb. Total prnhibi-' lion would be a greater victory to' ada than winning tho great war, Dr. A. S. Grant, secretary of vincial referendum committee, inforai-''" ed the congregation of St. Clourl Street -Methodist church here last nicht. ___ _ __ STEP IN EMANCIPATION OK JAPANESE WOUEN SIX OR SEVEN NEW CARDINALS LIKELY HOME. Feb. is virtually cor. tain that six ,or