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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .X. VOLUME MM FOURTEEN PAGES LETHBRJDGE, ALBEfTA. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1920 FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER 51 Hundred Irish Rebels Make Attack'on Police Shots Exchanged 'FIVE POLICEMEN MADE PRISONERS Ireland, Feb. UT an attack-lusting some time willi-iiu exchange of rifle shots, UCO armiit men last night cap- Imctl liic Ciistle Miirlyr police fj'liey Iciujxirarily uindc prisoner the five policemen who i'ct'cjidtd ihe sl-iliou. The crii seized arms aijcl ammunition mid dcciiiiipcd. Irish Bill Ui Soon Ihcj formal opening or Winnipeg to Build Terrace Houses In Effort To Meet Demand for Accommodation WINNIPEG, Feb. of be built Jby the city the practicable way of solving the housing problem. A proposal to conttnici ww submitted at a meeting of ihe civic homing committee and the from the 'city council lut night, and nude such a favorable ImprtMlon that; It decided to of and the proportion to UM council. It Is thought that'the of each haute In the terrace wculd be The hMMU.wtll, be.xlil on the payment plan, in the case of the Individual which the city hat made a start In but will be obtain by.the working man of moderate means OT11WAHEARS MTJlli TALK OF A EtiDPARTY Be National Party Designed to Offset Growing Sliengtl of Farmer Political Lines of Coming Cleav- age Will Press for Drastic Tariff Reforms. houses -ren. 4. o'cluch for ilie debate 1 SiJeLUi iJe'Oro Iho debate began Premier 1 li 'd Georgo that he would, at un early dale, ask to Introduce t hill lo amuid Ihe p-ous iuu for Ibs government of. Ireland. I'ic ot the probable early appearance of Uiii fcorns. rule, measure was greeted witU (By Leased Wire) OTTAW.4, Feb. Canadian to form n neu nat- au.i's Members Work U rider, h oil Sep arate Agreement iomil imt> to offset" the, farmers', movement have .sot the polfllcal wor'd agog., Among Liberal Unionists in Ottawa there is ,a tendency to dis- count the Importance of the proposals. But It is pretty' generally admitted that thei Indicate the lines of a coming cleavage, of that on the coming session will be, none profess to'prophesy. The continued absence of ..Sir-Robert Bor- Jen adds to Ihe uhcerlaShly of the sit- uation "ft liellier he wilt return to active is prob- lematical The question Js one or his health. "What fair Intentions are la not definitely known, it was inthor- a.hel> stated today Whether he're- turns to depend: entirely on. his health It roavibe for Kraht- etl that If hlrtealtt Is not establish- ed he will not again assame the active lirinilorship1' Tn'any. event, It Is-.nqt'llk'ely that Sir Robert will he1 Sack In'Ottawa till well toward the end jjf the ses Ion Tarifl Talk Admittedly, financial questions Till DETROIT, Mk-h.; Fell. i '.naritnn members ol the United oE lyay r p'aycc inil Shop 1 vill net he Involved in Ihe 300, IU10 rslhvay workers which has been called 17, executive offl- cers ot iiie organizalion saH today. Tlitj strike call affect's only the men employed on roads operating hi the Slates. The organization lias, Kicinberjhlp of in Canada hut Ihty worS under different wage agree- ments an! are not directly interested in the demand for increased wages made by the American section ot the union. Executives of the organization this morning going ahead with their strike plans while a committee of the William Cross Met Sad End on Sunday Held (SnecM Kerala) BLAIHMORE, 'Alia., Feh. sad of-varfous divisions of the union i accident occurred'1 at 'the A'cterans' were enrouto to Washington where'Club in thls.-town on Sunday evening they will matte n final cfiort, if called' which resulted In the death of William into ccnlercnce by Dlrector-Gei Illncs, to avert the big strike. i Cross, an old time'.resldcnk and a Great War Vcterah: An inijuest was'.held on Monday af- ternoon presided .over 'by Mr. K. M. Plnkney, coroner and: the Jury being the following gentlemen: Messrs. Foreman, Henderson, Small- Kelly and Mlnnanim. The enquiry was: hold-In Ihe Hoyal Canadian Mounted, Police Barracks at I the 'Instigation of the Alberta I'rovln- cia_l -Police; The evidence. given at the inquest showx .thai the deceased who Bil- ling In the clnb room' made for the slalrs icadlng.lq the basement for tho of uslrig the laboratory anil when almost halt way down his feel CONSTANTINOPLE, Feb An- fronl nlTn nls nouncemenl of Jhe proposed lifting uf 'P10 tne so Iho blockade on .Ilusaia is causing y'olentl1" (hat caused fracture of South Russians Object to Allied Reds Better Morale sing great dissatisfaction In South Uussia.' .The nnll-llolshevtti grcath' morale and say 'that the 111151 economic condiltons of tha ilols government >wlll inako extensive com- merce impossible. Soviet Organizer Dies LONDON, Keb. Announcement of the death of Fedor Ivahovllch Kal- inin, one of tho moat prominent or- ganizers of tho Soviet government, commissioner of education and presi- dent of the central committee of pro- letarian culture. Is made in a wireless baao of skull, and rendered nsist it v will unconscious. His friends in the iho club rushed lo his assistance and made him as comfortable as possible in gie nntil. (he' arrival of Ihe doc- tor. Doctor Baker who was summon- ed from the Frank5 Sanllorlum arrivcil first and Doctor Olivier shortly fol- 'dispatch received here from Moscow. Ho had an adventurous career1, suf- TerluK exile and Imprisonment nl var- ious limes. He was president of The Alexand- rovjK republic in MINERS KILLED 6V GAS HARmSBUHO, Pa., Feb. Two miners'were killed by gas in the Short Mountain Colliery al Lykens yesterday. Searching parties found their bodies last night. One of the Isaac Serby, was n mcmbeil tf borpugU council. he Ihe main dillicnliy, ot Hie goveni- ment. Mr. Crerar's recent strong speech in lunscll, Man., is taken here as ludlcalln'g" his Intention to- slrike for tariff reductions when the budget comes before tho" house. But on this score, ihcro is apparently HUle fear in official circles as to tho outcome sweeping lunondmenls might secure, tho adhesion of iho weslern members, it is Ihoiight their votes would probably be offset by. those of opposition 'members who do not look, qn free-trade with loo Xlndlv an eje "crisis is'largely one of news- paper one member of the gov- ernment remarked loday. Personally have'no fear Ibat Ihe 'government will come.lhrough Ihe session wllhotit its existence being .seriously challen- ged." The death Lauojikc, mem berr.'for.. mifef thirlhirf vacanty in'.thV Honse Common! H n-as sn'nounced ago thai writs-would for. the vacancies then existing But so far, no slups have been taken, in this regard.- The other are in TcrniskaminE anj Kkmoiiraska. FAMOUS GAMBLING HOUSE IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BURNS Lower California, Feb. landmark of the vanish- ing west, met destruction here last night when, to the nccompaTiimenl of screams, shols and. roaring names, Ihe old Owl gambling house and its at- lendaul slruclures, were tolally de- stroyed by fire. 'The loss was" call- maled by JTanager Byers''to be in excess of Tlie wound- Ing of Ihree men, who allempled lo rob the gambling tables, the injury ,of two or Ihreo women and attempts 'of Mexicans lo hamper American firemen from Calcxlco.'by culling llieii' Unse lines and slea'ling parls ol Ibelr ap- paralus, were added features of the fire, 'which raged for three hours and destroyed all tho buildings in the im- mense block of ground where the.Owl slood. SASKATOON WILL MAKE ON EXCHANGE SASKATOON, Sask.. Teb. katoon will t_ake advantage of the ex- change silua.tion and pay interest divi In London. By so doing the clb" stands lo save compar- ed lo par exchange. Approximately twenly- thousand pounds Is-duo on April 1. IN MONTREAL Egyptian Natives Rolling InWealth as Result of Big Deatsin Cotton Speculation LONDON, Feb. is bursting with wealth, accumulated from a-correipondent of the Daily Express In Cairo. "Illiterate natives living In mud huts have made pounds sterling out of cotton he continues. "Some have made one hundred thous- and pounds.'They are buying, land at inflated prices, and paying off mort- were regarded as family heirlooms. British official says the country xhas'. made at least one hundred million pounds. Naturally therellrTan Influx of new millionaires In Cairo, with a huge demand for automobiles, jewelry, new houses and all kinds of luxuries, but in the provinces many, of the newly rich have not changed Vieir standard of living at all. Frt A U i poiuie, member of-.the'house of com-1 morjs for Division. Jlont-! real, died on He was elecl ed al the general elecifon in 1911 uiid in tie contest tof returned by acclamation. In 191C he' .was an "nr'uccessfu! candidate tor.the mavoriltj ot Monl reil being defeated Mar lie wasVvice-presldent nt Ihe Cana- dian Union of Municipalities ui 190i 1 and :was elected pre'sident in IOCS. I DRURYSTANpS FOR "DRY" LAW ENFORCEMENT Hints That Opponent Candidate of Liberty enson Denies He Represents Protest Against Selection of Cabinet Ministers From Out- side Elected Members of Legislature.. 11. Lethbriago sev eral years'EBO .when lie was a mem .MILTON.: Out.. Feb. .________________________ i Dniry in Ms slieech at the .nomina-; ber ot the ot the CTiailhii tio ie-stcrdav refer ring lo his be- Union ot" Municipalities. Moderri Enoch Arden Appears atMinneapolis Disappeared, Ten Years Ago, Wife Thought She Had Married, Now He Reappears (Pl Leneeu _Wirc> rfe turning to hit home here yttter day absence of than elrjht years, Joseph L Link, for mer local politician, teamed that hll wife had believed him :dtad, and she- had married again, Today Link will return to Alaska where 'he" hatf the tntt five years, he satit last night, ani his former she will remain loyal to her present husband, Julius of in Novemher, 1911. He was Ml at the time and For three years "members of the family searched .for him and in 1914, a dead man answering Link's description was found at Buffalo, Minn. His wife identified the b6dy as that of 'her husband and it was brought to Minnesota and buried. In December, 1917, Mrs, Link married Walters, believing that 'her husband was dead, she said? Link returned. He said that when ,he left Minneapolis he went to Broadhead, Wisconsin, where he became connected with, .a mining company. The company him to Alaska where he be- cime wealthy. A longing to see his wife and two children led him to return to Minneapolis. ing a war veteran, said the gover'mnciil.'had shown itself syinpatheUc to returned men and had laid 'down the principle that in inak- ins ap'nGlntnicnU: oilier tilings -being Bolshies Threaten JapanNow Bo'5rie> captured Alexan-' drovsk, .'Island of is felt that' the radical forces.may enter, Japan proper, accdrdrnj to a special cable dispatch'. -From' Ihe Tokib correspondent of Nipp'u Jiji, olulu 'Japanese lanouage news- paper. Keb. two days ami a half, from Saturday afternoon lo Dr. ISoiRher, 'mcdlcai health officer of (his city, slates limit 223 oascti of Influenza aiul 10 dealhsj have heen rcporlcil lo .Ihe health de- ll" it Gave Satistiiclion in Ire- land Should Be Good Anywhere parlmont. Tlierc were also eleven deallis from pneumonia from broncho-pneumonia. lowed and Ihey immedlalely ordered the Injured rain to conveyed lo Ihe filfcirmbre was done. Cross laid ail night In an unconsclons condition In the hospital and death oc- curred at a'lVbnt seven o'clocV in the lirelv'p hours "aflcr tho (acci- tfeni. Following la ihe verdlcl of Ihe jury: "Thai Ihe deceased, William Cross, CUMP lo his death by falling ihe I siairs .In Thai m> 'ihrina. alfac'hed to ir.yonc. deceased was In a perfectly sob.-.r condition. -That Ihe jury recom- nwml lhal Jinmediale sWpg lie. lakcn (a Ihiproro Ihfi slepi lo.uling to Hie of the'Veter'nnV Oluii so as to aii of clinilur iial- v.T3 cccurrlng ftfftlfi, Wiliiosjei called -fpant- ing Ilic nccldofil were, Vhij. llTrlson, W. Knight, iiiiinuKCr of tho club, BRITISH SOCIALIST SAYS CONDITIONS IN AWFUL l.uNDOX, Feb. Georgu Lanahiiry, Socialisl member of Irio liou.H! of Coni- mona, of whose projected trip lo Sovlel Russia caused considerable surprise In olMlnl circles here-, arrived In JlOscoW on Sunday.' h In a telegram lo thei organ of Hie Labor parly, he gives his firsl impressions of the situation at the Soviet cap- ital." "The outstanding Mr, says, "ia Mtal the biockn'de and civil svar -iuve led lo disease and wants.'of eV- cry description." Out. Keli. H. StcMaster, 'M. I1, for Brorne. Que.. and eight addressed '.he Women's liberal Cluii iifcre la.nt nighi on Cnnadiau Troblerns and Their Solution.'' At thn outscl Mr. JlcMastcr said bo loolied lo MlioraHsm lo In fan- rescue in nenr future. rOne of the problems, solved, JlcMasior said, was ihe relation- slilp o( the counlrios that Comprised associated comtnotiy.'cMths ''uii- der ILemisleading nftfnc of Ihe Urll- U. S. State Deparinvent Restrict- ions. Preventing NaturaHxa- .tion During War Are Lifted Cabadmn rrc-ss Leased Wire) OTTAWA, Feb. of Ihe ti'nited States now resident in Canada, who have IiaiMheir nalnraliiaUon cer- tificates held-up for aoino time by reason .of the action of. the United Slates state department, will receive the-certificates cnlilling them to Can- adian citizenship without further delay. Tivo ihousanil linllci! States citizens domiciled in.Canada are affected ny the! ilccislpn and% it Is. staled that, the delay 'was conscVi'uent upon the diffi- culty over the issue of certificates, and this lias caused great hardship lo pnany of these men. Kariuers have been unable to secure title to their lands, and business men have heen un- able to secure passports allowing them to leave Canada for overseas. The stale department in the Uniled Statca, .after that country entered tha ira'r; intimated lo iho slate department here that it would be illegal for any of her nationals lo expatriate .Ihem- Sielves their country waa al war and .further that the United, States would not recognize ;iny ccrtlfiCHle issued under .such conditions. The atalc department here has hail some two thousand applications for nalural- Ization anil passports ponding, na a. result.' stale equal, returned, men wonifl get Ihe preference. Premier Drury had.been sug- gested that the opposition (n Him had come from the Lihcrly League. "K Ibis opposlliOH in Halion coun- lio declared, "conies, from the Liberty League, I my- self clear, lhal I stand on llie-slilo of fearless enforcem-jnt .of Ihe Mr. Stevenson hbgaii his address by saying that his nomination as an oppouenl ot the premier was another of those surprises which Ibo'puhlic had been' having in th'e pasl few inoiilhs. "My lie seals a protest on the part of tli'e peo; plo vho were not considera- tion when the government, was being "Soinelbing iis's oceri said nooii. oi my possibiq cpnrlection" wllh the Libei'ly .There" is..HOlli> liave iieK'r..1, member of the league, any connection whatever, .ivilh it or association" of-, ier." William Percy, Labor Man, Says Strike Committee Con- trolled the City at wari for C'nnada lias secretary of __. informed Ihe Ualte'tl...S'lalcs slnlo dcnarlment lhat C'tnada- will issue passports ,to these intn. who will henceforth have Ihelr applications.lo iho state department WINNIPEG, Feb. -to enter documentary evidence as part of tlie crown's ease was granted lo tlio defense by Judge Metcalfc at-thc Irial this morning of the, seven labor lead- ers'for seditious conspiracy... William Percy, prominent in local labor circles, was recalled to. the stand and testified lo conditions prior to and during tho strike. Strikers in Control WINNIPEG, (Ily. .Canad- ian Irlal of strike leaders accused "of s'ediitous con- spiracy was resumed today, R.-.A. Bon- nar, .K. C., counsel tori tha rtofense, nskcd that reading .evidence, of Wil- liam Davis, Jllnneapolls 'advertising man, be delayed anolher day.. Davis t.csllficd at the preliminary hearing but Is now loo 111 lo cdmc to'Winnipeg Sir. Bonnar said he mlghl ask for a coriiniission lo lake .Davis', evidence. William Percy, who before the slrlke was prominent in-local labor circles, was again called to ihe stand today. When askoil abftut the gen- eral strike situation, Percy "Tho slrikers hod- conlrol of the husiness of the city." Ivons, one of Iho ac.cuaod.'ha said, urged tiic slrlkers 16 do nothing al a meeting early In .strike potnling out lo Ihem tliat Ihey'had conlrol of tho situation and victory would he thulrs. At the beginning of the .sir everyone was satisfied; he said, but by June 4 Ihe slrikers-were becoming anxious to force an issue, as tho cit- izens-were and- had started to operate public utilities. Plans were made, he said, lo c.Ueml for naturalization. (.'erUfitales dealt Mr. McJIaslcr said (me great draw-jwitli Instead of being longer, deferred. back lo Cauaua's advancement was ra- cial and rcllglnna prejudice. .Mr. Me- FREDERICTON CITIZEN DIES Masler favored- proportional renresciv tntlon. Thb; liad bten tried in Uinj X. >'cb. rect-iit raiinlcipal elections of Ire-land.I One of Frederlc.lpn's besl Vnown bust- and had proved ness men, Robert M, Campbell, 75 throughout the TLU AT BLAIRMORE British Mouse Opened by Kinjj With All, the Ceremony of SPEECH FROM, THRONE COUNSELS PATIENCE Feb. today witnessed for the firat Umo since 1S1 dependent upon supplies of, food from overseas and Iho'financial burden ot purchasing such supplies in markelE. against Ihe adverse rale o' exchange Is very great. "Uneasiness is also being caused by Ihe' unprecedented sale of landed properly since the .war. A measure will, bo proposed to miti- gate any hardship which this opera tioil may cause those who occupy tho soil, and to stimulate and develop pro- duction of essential foodsluffs within tho United Kingdom." (Oonlint'od or, I'nire Pour) s o o Frcerc.lpns b and had proved ness men, Robert M ana, continued '.Mr. AlcMasier, "it. years MH, illeil Inst nl must be Rood if It gives satisfaction short Illness of pi m Ireland." Ight foJloitlng aj (Spttlal to The Herald) BLAIRMORE. Feb. conditions remain about the about one hundred cases, still in SpcaV-ing ..of Ilia U'.riff, J ler Eaid tlie pfico of commodities ..__ nalianceil by (he 'tariff whether il was v.-ithlii or jear, Ihroiigh the tariff Canada raised j were relurncd by acclamation ami sis iWOOO, wlil'p (lie Uniled Slates raised I odiors are opposed. Tlie ettcUon takes OHM In ihnl BOBDEN LUNCHES WITH QUEBEC NOMINATIONS PBtNCE OF WALES QUKIitIC, Feb. II. LONDON. Feb. Canadian Lavigeur .and Samson were Hqbert liorden, Caiiadisu nomiuiiteij yesterday. Six aldermen prime minister, and'.Sir George Per- fey, Canadian high com'missfoncr (n lunched wllh (he Prince of .'.Wales at Si Tamo? p FlI All! OVER VAiN'COL'VBIi. Feb. Canadian end of Van- conver's sugar famino in siglil willi the arrival here -today of Ihe slcamor tons o'f raw sugar from Cuba.' ft is bei'ng unloaded at (lie refinery will be available (o the public Thurs- day. The city council lEalruif ed tho cilys purrKasmg agenl to se cure information regarding prices at which sugar may bo Imported city for sale ai price VayVir charges lhat tandy faclories operate.! hero by foreigners ari> getting- dent to kcop their faolnrtes nth? nine, while prlvale famill65 are being deprived of sugar. .Price Jumps a Cent TAN-COUVBR, ii C, Peb price uf ii l''lilsh ColambU, was 00 per hundiW tho British Columbia Reftndr> tht.s morning fiifs irfll make the price of granvlatW fourteen and Half UBU ;