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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDfflON ,VOLUME XIV. FOURTEEN PAGES FIRST SECTION LETHBUIDGE. ALBEKTA. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1921 FIRST SECTION NUMBER 51 IRISH REBEL ARMY ON THE MARCH and Germans Clash Republican Army of Several Hundred is Marching on Skibberecn, LONDON, Feb. ious betwewi the German population and a Belgian patrol in Aix La Chapelle is reported in an Exchange Telegraph dis- patch from Amsterdam to- day. The litipetcb, quolinc a meseagi from All In tbe Belgian! oocupatios area. says a number ofj tnhabltoeti ot the number town refused otay the police taxtnetiont with re- to Chamber Gives r._ Confidence on lerms of Reparations FIRST TIME REBELS HAVE EMPLOYED ARMY LONDON, Feb. Irish {Republican army, several hun- dred strong, is marching on Skibbereen' county Cork, ac-! cording to reports from manyj a Central News! dispsrtch from Skibbereen today, j One hundred Stan Feineri entered Skibbereen lait and octraplfA a position nwr the police and military quartern, the dllpatch addl. Sinn Feineri cleared pedeetralu from the Etreeti and then flred MTeral vol- leys. .The few poliewnen on dutj paid no attention and Uw Stan renters withdrew, declarioc ttMir Intention of Teturning'tonlfht. Grown toreci ar- rived 'shortly afUr their withdrawal. Recent OUehee Several clalhei soeurred cently between Sinn Feineri and ioten ot the crown In the Sklbberwn The moat nrloua wai on February J, when a party of Sinn JTebien eitlmated to number several attacked a deUchment of between Bnricada and tery. attacking party wu rout- ed, ill of Ha mentan being killed and Keren! wonadedl The police fered no eunltlei. An official etate- ineot oo the attack aald that twenty policemen were attacked by flre hun- dred rebels who contemplated an at- tack on .the Royal Irish barracks at Rbiscarhery, It was re- ipprted, vbat later-denied, that Michael Collins, adjutant general of the Irish Republican army, had been killed in (his attack. card to tae celebrations a'nd I in streets and cafes in-! ttl altar tbe aour nied for doling Tkta it ia aMed. i. a Bel- j COMPEL GERMANY TO netrol Urine on a crowd, wound- ing eeYerml persooa. MEET ALLIED TERMS j RoweH Wifl Take His Seat in House During the Session Will Be On Government Side As Liberal Unionist He Constituents I PARIS, Feb. Briand j will face the delegates of Germany al. i i the London conference on March 1 i with a mandate from the French peo-1 I vie supporting the reparations terms I framed by the supreme allied coun- i I ell in this city two weeks ago. This' significant fact became evident late last night when the chamber of de- puties began a vote of confidence and a ballot on I he ratification of the i allied terms. The reparations agree- j ment was approved by a vote of 395 j to S3, while Premier Briand was giv-1 en a vote of confidence of 387 to 11'5.; .Acceptance of the terms framed by! i the allies during the meeting of the j i supreme' council in Paris was oppos-; PORT HOPE Ont.. Feb b-T members of the Clemenceauj j niiniitry, among them Andre Tardieu BY m PLIMIJY OF 18; L01 Own Party Hat 67 Out of with 23 Seats Still in Like Clear Majority Without Requiring Alliance with Labor to Carry On. V JOHN BULL? 1-U..3T.ART Xew York. This is the first time in the history tof recent Irish troubles that a revol- utionary army has been gathered to- gether to be used en masse. Hereto- fore the revolutionists have been con- tent to carry on guerilla warfare In email bands, harassing the British reg- adlan N W RoweH, K. C.. M.P., for the county of Durham, will take his seat in the house of commons as a Liberal-Unionist during the coming session of the house. Mr. Rowell will retain his Hat for the Klotz. Both insisted the reparations agreement amounted vir- tually to an amendment of the Ver- sailles treaty and that the Germans had received better terms than had email nands, Harassing the British reg- with the men o( Doth pai.tia, who elect- ultra Irish police, but today's dis- ed hlm wlu remain a Liberal TJn- time belncand be prtient in the houw, in lhe original docu when mitten affecting Canada's relations are brought up, par- ticularly when Questions arise in re- Itrd to the assembly ot the Leefue of Natiws Genera, to which Mr. Kovell a Canadian delegate. When these 'matters an dispoaed of by the the member for Durham will tender his reeiinatloa. A etalem'ent of time Intentions' en the part of Mr. Rowell ia given by ktm in letters received hy Arthur Vance of Millbrook, aeeretary of the Con- seratire aisaeUtion of Durham and S. E. Senkor of Rowmanrille, secret- ary ot the Liberal aieociaUoa at the same county and constituency. The eiecutUes of tkeae two associations brought about Mr. Rowell's nomina- tion as a Liberal the Un- ionist government of Sir Robert Bor- den and Ms election followM in the general elections ot 1917. Mr. Rowell asserts in his statement, that be will endeavor to keep faith Tariff Changes Tobe Announced In Budget Speech Work Tariff I hat there should be an absolute pro- Well in Ltac Pairing iIlilltioB ot sessional pairs, in which JOHANNESBURG, South Af- jriai, Feb. sfalc of the j parlies in ilie South African gen- jcral ejections now in course of decision in this country, as known up to midnight last fuighl is us follows: General Smuts' party (South 'Africans) sixty-seven; National- ists thirty-five; labor, nine; Dem- ocratic, one; lied resulis, two. This gives I ho party led by j General Smuts a plurality of 18 I seats, or reckoning in Democrat, This Session M. Briand made it clear that Ger-i many would be compelled to meet the allied terms and 'France stood ready to enforce the decisions of the su- preme- council regarding reparations and disarmament. Germans Consider Terms BERLIN, Feb. Simons, the foreign minister, presided today over a conference of some forty financial experts. The meeting was held at the foreign- office and there was a dis- cussion of tbe counter proposals .Ger- many is to make at the coming don conference. The Vossische Zeitung Fays 'that Dr. Simons and Dr. Wirth, the finance minister, will constitute the delega- tion to the London conference, but will take with them a staff ot politi- cal, financial and economic experts. patches would indicate that the rebels have decided the time for the use of a large army has arrived. Want Irith Shooting Probed LONDON, Feb. Lloyd George today informed the locomotive engineers' and firemen's union that its implied threat to bring on a general atrike In Great Britain orer the shoot- ing of railwayman at Mallow, Ireland, last month, would not influence the government in considering the unions' demand for an. investigation. The intimation of tbe uniou in a resolution adopted by its executive it Leeds yesterday, was tbat unlees the government granted an inquiry into the Mallow affair by 'February 15 and gave guarantees for the safety of the members of tbe union a general .strike would be called. The premier, ia replying today to the railwaymen's request and their threat to strike, which had been com- municated to him, announced to Sec- retary Bromley, was the govei ifcud the Leeds resolution to Ireland lor informative purposes. The preniier added, however, that flio wished it stated at once that no threat of a national strike could be "permitted lo influence tbe action of the government on a matter of the Hdministration of law." "Tho he continued, ''will consider the question purely on 51s merits, without reference to these improper threats." ionist. Two points that Mr. Rowell makes clear are that he Is remaining in the house solely for the purpose of as- sisting In the disposition of such ques- tions as may arise out of tbe League ot Nation assembly and that he Is placing political allegiance with nei- ther the government nor the opposi- tion. ALBERTA SUITER OUTPUT LAST YEAR REACHED 12 MILLION POUNDS CALGARY, Feb. out- put rf butter 1920 totalled more than pounds and the market value of the product was tha greatest output in the history of the province. The dairy business as a whole', including production ot milk, butter and cheese, was responsible y, of the union, that it i for an output worth The trnment's intention to annual value of Alberta's dairy pro- ducts doubled frfom 1910 to 1915 and again from 1915 to 1920. These facts were revealed by C. P. Marker, provincial dairy commission- er, in a call to Alberta dairymen to attend in the. largest possible numbers the annual dairy convention to be held in Calgary on February 1B. 16 and 17 under the joint auspices of the department of agriculture and the Dairymens' Association ot Alberta. Shadow-of Amritzar Hangs Over India, Duke Of Connaught Declares LONDON7, Fell. Duke of ronnanglit informally inaugurating the council of state and the India leg- islative assembly nt Delhi, India, yes- terday delivered u speech in which Jie said in part: "Since 1 landed I have i'clt around hitteniCHS and estrangement be- tween those who have Imnn niy friends. The shadow of has lengthen- ed over the face of India. T how (loop is the runi'rrn folt by the kins and cmporor at tho terrible chapter tof events in tin.- I'nnjab. "As an olOrieml of Jlulki. I ;ippcal to you all, British uml lo bury along ivith the dead past tlic. mistakes and inisundci'i.taniliiiRs of !lio iiat-t; to foi'f-r'vo when.; you ir.ivo lo forgive, Jintl to join -.vorlt :r to realize tin1 Uuu WICKWIRE CLEARED IN N.S. ROAD FRAUDS Labor Troubles In Argentina Serious Outbreak in Rosario and Government Troops Arc Called in HALIFAX, Feb. Concluding his cross-examination of Hon. H. II. Wick- wir-e, minister of highways at yes- terday afternoon'a session oC the royal commission irtteitfgatlng Uho expen- diture ot road funds in Novii Scotia, H. Cahau, K.C., representing cer- tain members of the opposition in tha legfalature. stated that while lia regarded some ot. tho proceedings aa peculiar, ho wished to admit frankly that so far as hs waft aware, mid he had made a close study of the mat- ter. no improper act could be charged against the minister regarding puri'hase of machinery. the REV. MOTHER FOUNDRESS DIES TORONTO. Feb. Mother J-'omuircHM. one of the most noted lirfiti of Iho church in Tor- onto. yesterday in her S4th yoar. fi.h'j was born 1.1 Ontario. BUENOS AIRES, Fell. troubles in the city of Rosario have assumed threatening proportions and a serious outbreak is feared by the authorities there, t A general strike has been called and many unions have summoned their men to quit work in sympathy with striking mu nif.ipal employees, or have presentee their own demands for wage in- creases. The number of discontented or unemployed is said to be growing dally. G-ovornirmnt troops have been