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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME TEN PAGES LETHBRIDOR, ALBERTA. '1THURSDAY, FEBRUAHY TEN PAGES NUMBER 53 Politics Caitse Acrid Debate at Saskatoon Grain Growers'Meet Secretary Charged With Imput- ing False Motives ia His Political Report SASKATOON', Fell. Canad- ian of tho lengthy report of H- Mussclr.ian'sficrGtsry of Iho G.-alu Growers' Association, was one; of tho chief matters before tho grain growers' convention at this morning's, session. Charges wero ftuug across tho convention hall by more than one delegate that tho rotary had imputed motives in his re port to members of local district con- ventions insofar as ,the political pr- ganization is concerned, charges which met "with quiet denial from tho presi- dent and secretary. A teuso situation created for a low moments when tlic delegates were discussing the use of tho association's name in connec- tion with political activities, the chair being challenged to give precise in- stances of this having been done. The Information was not forthcoming and after considerable discussion tho EQS sion accepted the resolution with- few dissenting votes. Resolutions decrylns governmental Influence in election, both federal ant demanding the, abolition of political patronage, and ardemand for open political conventions wero all carried this morning with barely, any discussion: General discussion arose -just before recess at 1 o'clock'on the maUer of 'nasalization, Tho question came tip "ay 6! the smcnd.ineni proposed to tho national platform already accept- ed by the grain growers of Ontario Alberta. A lengthy and heated discus- Eiou followed, the delegates straying far afield from the real point at issue. Opinions varied considerably as to whether a knowledge of tho English language .should, or should not be a quail flea lion for naturalization. As a whole the convention went on record us favoring such Qualification and the Toto was taken amid great excitement made this morn- T; A.'Crerar, the 'of agriciillure In tho federal gpvern- not bo'able to 'attend the1 convention to All; .'regardlng.'proylnclal poliflca! aclian'ifere passed this morn- ing tot H Is oipccled that the balance session' will be'devoted, en-. ilrely'tbUhis TODAY LOXDO.SV Feb. IS. An- nouncemenl .of the of. today's parliamentary election In the Paisley'constituency, In which former Premier is a candidate, will, not made known unlll February 2S, according lo; a statement made public this morning. Payne Succeed Lane WASHINGTON, Feb. Barton Payne, of Eliinpjs, has been, selected by President Wilson to be secretary of the interior to suc- ceed Franklin K. Lane. Mr, Payne Is now chairman of trie United (hipping board. Nationalization Issue Gets Rough Jolt LONDON, Feb. (By Canadian 'miners littli contolatlon from the preu over, the defeat of of lit the' House of Commons. The Tlmea'.bellevet that the prime minister spoke minds cf the people when he tald th.aftjwy flgM to tho last' against dictation frem a privileged minority, in alluilon to the threatened Industrial prenure, as to Telegraph ftf that It well the Istue hai been 10 plainly ttate'd. .The Dally Chronicle, after condemning the of violent that what the want Is nat nationalization but syndicalism, and it is a waste of time to argue about the forme'r. .ft; The contends tKal nationaliiattoh would be. .'.fatal .to the the country and to the consumer, on the miners' a single advantage unobtainable Under private The Dally Mail advised: acceptance- 'of the unification scheme, adding: "The'. nationalization'' of coal Is an uncommercial rlst which neither householders nor manufacturers hiean to take." 'The Dally the only paper supporting, the' in Inert, says that by the attitude he adopted In'tKe 'debate, Mr. Lloyd presented the miners with an unaswerable case, adding' that thouQtt the premier may be' counting upon 'their answering his provocatlon'iii'klnd, tjiey will hardly 'fall into the trap at this juncture. BARON ROTHSCHILD IS DEAD IN PARIS Legislature Session Opening Next Tuesday Important To South Bonding oi Irrigation Districts and Government Guarantee ''Will Be Among Most Important Wants Unrestricted Guarantee is Made That Partial Guarantee of Interest be Solution oi Problem. Lonely in Dry Price Bros. Refuse to Deliver Newsprint to Montreal- Newspapers Legislature Heairs Strong Plea By Open Up New Territory QUEBEC, (By Canadian ot all the esoftrces' of 'life" proyinco of he of C to James Bay, of )ratl- the: nortH" shore ;'6l--.t h St, Lawrence Quebec o Labrador for communication- and closer and.Tnore direct relations. w i lu IVefe quest ions whi ch wero treated; by'Mr. Achille; Bergevin, member lor Beauhirnois, in the legis- lature on a motlpa" for the production of reports and.corresppndence dealing with, these different matters. Mr. 'Ber- gevin held that llie. province of Quo- Dec should take the initiative, in'tbe construe lion of; a railway -to. Labrador which would contribute to opening tbc European markets and'materially de- velop tno the province. Tlio terminus" oh coast would only bo tno is .from the Irish coast and 'permit a much more rapid trans-Atlantic service. Montreal Man Is Mark NEW YORK, Feb. for congenial company in a strange city, bemoaning the fact that New York was "dry" and striking up an acquaintance with two young wom- en 'in a West 45th St. cost Ferdinand Robin, a'Montreal' manufacturer visiting here, and a stickpin .worth accord-. Ing to the police. Mrs.. Marie fMonio, 27, actress, and Mrs. Jane Flnlay, also 27, are held by a mag- istrate In the West Side, court on of larceny preferred against them by Robin, who, it is- faid, had been drugged in the hlonzo home. He told itory to detectives, who. found the women at the res.- .jauraril ,v. Not Much NEW YORK, Fob. report of the death ot Baron Eilmoiul" Uo Roths- child has jdst been received from Paris by the Zftnlst Organization of America, according to an announce meht.i.nade by.the organization here last night Baron Jloihschild was years'c-ld'and the head of the French branch of'the famous banking house The activities of the lato baron In helping Jews'from Russia, and Jlou- niani'n in eslabllshlng colonies In Pal estine'inade his name.widely known. !-Few Mild of Type in Soythern Ragingt-in'Toronto 32 ONTAR19 CAPWAL WEDNESDAY Home Rule Bill Is Up Next Week bill in the house next week. Feb. Canti dlan Brothers and Com pany, of Quebec, have decided to re sist the order ot the board of com- merce, thom to supply newsprint paper at a government- price to the Montreal Daily tilar, the Montreal Herald and Polrier, Besset and Company, ot Montreal. Tho order required the company to-begin delivering paper to tho parlies named, but no deliveries have been maie and it Is stated on.behalf of the company that it does not contemplate making -My. It is understood that tho (s preparing, if: necessary, lo'cairy the appeal to privy, council: Among other issues involved is that of tho provincial reception rights, legal opinion holding .Ibat paper con- trol as carried on under ordeYa issued by tho Dominion government is ultra vires and an invasion ot provincial autonomy, 'Another phaso of paper conlrol is Sixed for Monday next when tlio paper centre! tribunal ia announced to all In Montreal to hear appeals from two j of former paper Controller orders filing prices -for pnper supplied I iby'the Fort 'Frances company lo pub 'Sinners of n'eftlom Though.there U.admitted, to be some, iafluerfza ijr.Lethbridge at the present-time'antU'has been'since the end of 'the physicians. con- sider i( very much iii the light of the old fashionel If tie malady (is influenza it-Isia'-very.mlldiform. The' I schools littlo and attendance Has ;not fallen oflvlo nqticeaMe A 'few. bases of pneumonia. ha've 'occurred is usual at'this s'eason of.the year.- .The Boarti of Health' Is all prepared to. take carp of outbreak which may occur. Emergency tents have been erected'flt'fialt Hospital and u number of pneumonia cases are being taken .care ot there, -v Soino of the Pass rather serious outbreaks of 'flu but the report from all places is that the crest' lina passed. In Calgary where some 500'cases were reported Iho malady is on the decline. Raging in Ontario TORONTO. is rasing throughout OnLii-io, few sect- Ions having escaped Iho epidemic. In the" cities it is spreading rapidly. All Hues of business and every profession LONDON, Feb. Premier Lloyd George told tlie House f, i i u i i i HUUt> UI UUSlUCbS illiU U1UIJ jltuUJSiluu Commons loday that he hoped, is and the sciiooi'aticndaucc lo inlroduce the Irish home rule OTTAWA, Feb. considered unlikely that, writs will bo issued for bye-election in' St..James district, Montreal, .for some llttlo time at any rate. Under legislation passed last session provision'Is made that when a vacancy occurs a writ shall be is- sued within sbc months after tho re- ceipt ot by the clerk of tho crown In chancery. But so far, It is said, the issue of a.'writ has not yet been authorized by tho government. There are also two other vacancies In the Tern Iskaminj. RILEY CHARLOTTETOWN MAYOR V. K. I., Feb. J. Rilcy was elected mayor guarantee of tho bonds by tho government Just as guarantee to purchasers of bonds that the interest on those bonds would DO paid during any period ot temporary reverse to the irrigation enterprise. "hi the event, lor instance, of a re- ceiver having to bo appointed in the case of some miscalculation, mis- management, or over-estimate nf construction, such a fund, It is argued, would provide for emergency payments ot interest on bonds. and at the same lime leave sufficient money .to provide necessary maintenance and any repairs that might be required to make the sys- tem successful. Compromise Proposul Tula, in effect. Is the compromise proposal of the Alrbcta government to the proposal ot the Dominion gov- ernment lhat the'; latter will vro vide the cash for irrieation develop- ment on condition that Ihe province guarantee the bonds. The pi-op'osal to hare the province guarantee tho irrigation bonds has been the stick ing point all the-way through tho negotiations Between the federal ariil provincial' officials 'in the past Tho provincial government ..'alreadv Alberta did in the case of the branch bad its la.guarantee lino railways built in the north. With such-a guarantee it will not be-dilll-- cult to sell tho bonds, which will bear interest at sis per cent., it is'eipccl- cd, at a price near par, for many hord- ing houses both in Canada! arid tlie Uiillcd Slales have-already written intimating that government. guaran- teed bonds on farmers' irrigation pro- jcct whore the farmers are already I on tho land would he an-A ment. There has nUo been BOine talk qf-a U. S. Soldiers Plan Big Gratuity Drive INDIANAPOLIS, Ind, United geing to Me bigger gratuity drlvt on the part of the Revtrtlng petition at their Louis rxently and refuting longer to with dboriarge of obliga- the executive committee of riaf come out flut-foottd for "a juit compennfion" for Mrvlee men'In fha war. They are for Thia It to bs dlttributed on the bails 6f bond of a new Itiua for every month of iervlce. Pranure will be brought to.btsr on congrew to ittoin tht deiircd tut Opposition is Divided Also Faith in Opposition Leader, He Says MONTREAL, Feb. tho political situation, Lo Devoir, or- 'gan of Henry Bourossa, says: "Tho Unionist parly Is weak, hesi- tating and uncertain of tho morrow, the opposition nono Iho less, Is divided having in their chief lain, and his pro- gram none of ih.'tl fuitlt and confidence and enthusiasm 'which nmke a party, though, it bo small numerically, n com-, batant hound to conquer. And while these two parties face each other, afraid lo make a Olrecl fronUil attack. the country ia nllon'cil lo drift, for waul ot >i government lliat can act and an opposition that can watch." lin Presse anys thai in Ihe program for