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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'f VOLUME XflL TWELVE PAGES LETHBrtlDCJE, ALBET.TA. MONDAY, FEBRUARY TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 5C SIXTY KILLED WHEN MOTOR IUB PLUNOES INTO ITALIAN RIVEII BAN RRMO, Italy, Feb. Sixty iourlm, wtVi end St othsTS injured when s. bus Into river while irav- stilnj nluBt front Tsc-l TrtoT3, nosr here. The newspaper? say tho caadl- Uon ol Uie road respons Slilc, V Rome Paptr Hb Action 'Oa'Adriatic Probfem- Pmnlers Do Also Verikt tonAmt MI Moaiay lacked Up Orer Weck-EM TRIAL AROSE OUT OF WINNIPEG STRIKE WINNIPEG, Fsb. F. J. DUon, M.UA, not guilty of the of awdltksus jury which hat been hearing] his caw for the days returned a vsrdkt of acquittal this morn'ng after It had the under 0-4 .since .4.30 p.m Saturday. In view, of verdict the crown 'dropped similar charge against J. 8., Weodsworth, It was announced. Cheered Verdict WINMPBO-' Feb. Tted J Duon ths "Manitoba legislator for Centre Winnipeg, charged with seditious libel in connection with thrt published articles dealing with til nnipeg general strike, was foun net guilty by a. jury1 In the aulza cour this discharged a PABW, Ifeb of President abNellona to ccmnromlee by. -which Ftsnce, Englaof and Italy hoped to nettle with Jugoslavia Questions rela (Ire to thb fatnrii etsiai ot the eaatcra the iWrlatio, Is reported in the" Eclibde Paris. t- erj Uloyd George of Oreat Bri- s charge against J, 6 Acquitted Banish Is Note IntUiai Srat to Dtrtch inj Maj 1 ;F, J. Who n-as found not guilty on .a charge of seditious libel arising oot of tho strike conducted his own detente WitkHim PREVENT PEACE feT; THE WORLD THE HAGU% As- sociated latest allied 'note to HellaM wHh regard ta thif Uw farmer Gtr- nun the orlfln- al demand surrender and only with the that" the former Oerman moMtcH'; be sent, per- haps, to ef Dutch islands In -the East Indies, It known t The Associated, P.reia leirns on excellent authority that Dutch government already deter mined to> reply.iwith an offer to actually Intern .Wlihel in at Doom. Holland would, accept the full re- sponsibility oV-i preventing him from endangering the peace of the world, estaUUhlflg a guard over him and a etriet censorship. President of The Canadian Press is Dead MONTREAL, FebC F. Slack, of the Canadian. Frees, and general man- of MMtrsal Gazetts, died this evening. taken 111 wHh influsno a couple of days ago awl thta developed Into b-te pneumwnla. Funeral Wednesday MOXTREAL, Ftb ot E. F. Slack, pretldenl o! the Canad f Un and managlug dlr-i ector'of the -Montreal Gazette, who! died last night from pneumonia, will! be held'pn Wednesday at from the" family'.residence, 65S .Grosvenor Avenue, Weslmouat. H-Trill be uri- tats. iBcideat ArouMS Fear That Far- ther Delayed WILSON CHALLENGES PUBLIC OPINION Supreme Council BUST Deciding Fate df the Ottoman Empire diet after deliberating cm the case Dtam'a Mends In 'fletrt' broke out 'Into cpeers an llsiiisssin Wcoodnoting your An- ot seditious libel, was withdrawn b the crown, tie: intended evidence be tesr the SUM as In Diion ea: bat's, oC-seditious' utteranc nainsi VVoodswortb! t the aprjaf tie jnryjpronounced its in Constantinople, but Turkej PUtlS Feb lia{ been reached bv the supreme council to sultan to maintain his U. S. EMBABGO. CONGESTS IN ONTARIO LONDON, Ont, t-eb the re suit of an ejolurgo placed bj (he UnJted States'-railway authorities on the Boston Maine Ifailroad more than 500 cannot freight consigned to New KngTand points are up on Eidmgs in accord ing do officials of_tile "Canadian Pa cltio 'The eitualion Is sg gravated by a ccalinuajiee of au em bargo at the jS'iacsra frontier. 'Hdtpfrrigationists i AskBondGuarantee; must give guarantees, especially rela tire to die Dardanelles, and must not have an army, according to" London advices nuoting a statement Prem able stttmminti, ability consider- and tain, and Jlillerand.of-France, draft- ed a replv to the American executive and iBBi.toil Jugc-fJUvIa must agree to the compromise, with the nlterna tlvc ot soelny the treaty of London become operative, it Is said. At the, same time the. premiers' jiiy wns sent to Washington, tho for clgn mlatstcr'.of Jugo-Slavla was noti- fied tho viewpoint cf the Bntieh and French goTemmufa had not been al lercd by Iho seemingly unexpected ac- tion ot Mr. Wlliori. "President's Action. "WASHINGTON, Feb. Wilson; learned'today'at ths V.'Mtc House, did not say in his note, IVlll to the Entente premiers regarding the JJKIllUItU rr It! Flume question ,that the United .States would no longer be able to concern Itself In European affairs If a Frame retltemcnl wera made wlthout'consult- sdacaUon. Snoh 'ought to be honor' to "icWntrj' i through ignoraice or force of oircum stances, you nave shown" yours elf to In aStgsmtnt In fomenting what In my opinion an unlawful strike yo-n, the jury found yon not guilty intent in writing those Other articles thai yo't writlee showed that you advocated constitutional methods ol attaining Free speech, o] course, is allowed our ier'Mlllerand. la Unofficial ,._______J, Feb printed. In ta the effect that the, supreme council decided {hat'the sultaa and theirTrnriib. government would remain ,ln Constantinople, but under stringent International control of Dardanelles, coincides with, ic formation gathered here, but It Is re- garded as unofficial and has not been confirmed. i The Daily Man remarks itJs not clear if any decision has been made regarding the Bosphorns. and believes the difficulty of forcible ejecting the Turks Irom Constantinople has delay efi situation. s While accenting the news tho Times says, editorially; "This change of attitude en the part of the allies wIH'requirc'rnosl'carefiil Investigation. It is conlrary declared policy of tho British govern- ment and to views held until 'recently canitltutiaaal rights I do hope that In las future you will cease to all) yourteU with such, men as took part In iho conspiracy at the Calgar} con j ference O( course, yon were not! there, and that is In your favor" Dixm bad nothing to say during the session. by the cabinet and) the premier." BIFIilTliEES to JTlie -EDMONTON. Feb, nrge upon the tw eminent aid to irrigation schemes in So'utnern Alberta 1m gen- eral, and for near llcdt- Hat In delegation4 of' Influential le ries Stennmrt and nootfi Th'e' _____ ____ they Eougkl ot the Seven Persons river and Ross river schemes, both of wbicb are contlcnons at Jledlclne Hat, embracing a total of soir-e acres 1 and-' the preliminary plans and estimated Officials laid Um Interpretation of tbo preiident's note or the Paris lenips was too sweeping" They said wlthdnir front parti c'ri'ron In tbe peace treaty and theji'eague of Nationi, H the treat} Viore ratified by tbe senate, but that II ould withdraw from any par ticlpatlon In.tho Flume In- cluding Ue fAMof oi the Adriatic, Be Candidate St. James Seat DUBLIN, Feb. train con- vtylrrj party of military with arr.S, was held up wrtsMs of .Dublin Friday night by a band cf armed nun Ww( threw bofnW Into trn tntht, and The 4ld rtply to ewing tin A of a fsimtf WM "shetdaaxL SCOTCH FEAR KiLT .WILL BE A5OL1SHKO firessv) tkai CM of. eossJnc anay re- form to tbe, aMMod kin, CSMM arcttliS 4 lorW kawtiUMJ io protest to the war oftlit that will very ta Tttrntttnc, espe- daily In UM aofln oi Scol- iuti. MONTREAL, Feb. Bertrand chosen by (he Montreal Rrforrri Club as Liberal candidate for bye-election In the 8t dlylsfon of Mont, r sal. election has necessary by death of L. A, -f-apolnte, ths federal tv lor thai constituency. MONTREAL SEEKS TO ,BE GREAT FUR MARKET QUEBEC, Feb. strong after fur mar- ket of toirtlMnt. shown by tht Incorporation of a number of powtrful fur trading ago fur company WM Incorporated in a capital sf OM. firm wsa with capital of 000, and this wsMk Official Oa incorporation of Fur Brokerage Cwufwmy, of Morrtrtal, wWi a capital of six hundred CAR or e, D, c Up IN EDMONTON, Alts, Fee. 16.-A swfeus cwt it t15 Mon- morning Edmonton, Dmnngan sni Brlissh Columbia Railway" at St. Albert trail, of a bulMIng about 1SO Chudleigh, B UBer elm, and Peter Armstrong. Disco try Not ExjwcUd to Help Ont Sugar Famine However WASHINGTON, Feb. it the growth pi sugar on Jir trees'in British Columbia is the current number ot- stry magazine. The discovery, which s said to be ot great value to chem stry, came ai the result of the in restigations of Prof. John DavIdEon. chief of the botanical department ot he of British Columbia at'- Vanconver. Sneclmeiis" of the product upon analysis are cald to have Indicated he presence of a largo percentage ot sn extremely rare variety of's'ligar. fir sugar is not einected to be: factor In the food supply, like the product of the cane and the :he article advance i Iho bcKcf thai It will prove useful for eiperlmenUi purposes Indians have made u-o ot .he sugar, in British Colunibla for many years, the article states. INFLUENZA CLAIMS JAPAN VICTORIA, B. C, In- Is sweeping Japan..and ciutlng a tremendous number, of dsaths averaging 300 dajly, cording to M. Hlrcli, NYho srrlv- ed thts morning on the Nippon liner Katorl Maru', en to Seattle to suume tho post of Jap- anese consul. Mr, Hlroti >tates that'ihe epidemic has ipreid throughout the l. ncSdent will have ah adverse effect n I ho progress of-America's influ nee In affalrfl. "The a [fair .reveals to the world learer than any efent in recent times low nearly, the. position of the prest dent 'ajiproaclies absolute overeigQly. The'.onllnary. Briton has ofteni heard that this Is so.'bnt thsj atiiiuJe-ailcpted and language em- iloycj by'President WilEon in these etfers -nill be gpmi'Uiinc of a rcvola ion to him L 1 After remarking ;on; the '.historic growth of tho powers: of the presi- dent, "until It slands in a-nosltlon; to- day of which the fathers of the'con- stitution can have no the Tele- graph recalls that the only condition aid the prestdent Is that IB acts ia. accordance-.witli, thelna- Jonal Tvlll.-and >dds 'Upon that gronnd he been cnt'cil br the ienate regarding the most momentous act in his "political career With the question of 'the. league of nations still unsettled'he KUME, Feb war attached to the oE Captain' d'Anmin-- ;4> ilo have raptured an Ktllau transport having on board; Ind On League of Nations' Status Other Overseas Dominions s Will Abo 1 OTTAWA. Feb. (Br Canadian. Press There is reason to hellevt i that the stand taken br Canada in re gard to the Lenroot _ the peace treat v iill Lay the support o! Ihe Imperial auth'orlties The' qlips- T tion of Canada's status in the league of, nations, raise_d by the been the ler conununiCE J 'whldi passed latelf" be a Cajaada. and flnallj proposed officially submitted tooths, c iix Inch Snowfall and 58-5IiIe Wind Causes Much Incon- CLEVELAND, .Ohio, mows In.the east have delayed all westbound passenger and freight rains ten hourfl and crippled tslephbns >nd telegraph ser- vice, officials of several roads an- nounced today. Big Snow at Buffalo BUFFALO, N! Y., Feb. trains and electric car systems wero today slowly breaking through the snow drifts piled up yesterday when a six-inch fall of anow was accompanied by a. 58-mlIcs-un-hour gala and temper alures near, the'licro mark. Trains from the east, west and south were many hours late and many had been cancelled. Traffic on interiirban elec- tric lines was suspended for more than 2t houre. The atom came on the heels of n thaw and slush soon turned to ice and switches arid'signal syaterr.a were crip pled; HALIFAX. NX Feb.' radio from Cape Ilace received at the.jiaval Etatlon here reports 'he steamer Orion in Immediate need of assistance, 200 miles; west by south, of .Cape; Spear, on .account o! Ice -conditions. -The message adds that tho steamer is short of conl. Officials of llMi-naval department hero stated that they be- lieved that the steamer'.in..distress was the former German steamer. Prinz .Osgar, of She'pres- erit being opefa'ed' by. the United States shipping hoard; HEARS! IS Sll READING WONT BE U. S, AMBASSADOR LONDON, Feb. that "the Earl of ftcsdlnj would resign as lord chief Justice and accept the position of British am- bassador at Washington are not Justified, according to ment by the .earl's, secretary to the Star this morning. opposition lo the rflshes ,of tt'e seas dominions C[ South Africa', Australia ftnd t Nor' Zealand, it is eald, are eauallj eni phatic that Iheir Blatus and votln's 1 power in the league shall net be iro' paired The suggestion is made, hoy erer, that n nay out o! present ditfi may eventually be found such a revision of the league of na t'ons covenant as will prescne Iba r status and voting power of the, over eeas dominions arid the same.' lirite remove some of the objectiono raise 1 in the United States senate. it KAISER FILM conrf" yesterday.- decided that the eo-called kaiser film, de plcting the fortunes of.William a serloni libel on the former Iraiser and-ordered all copies1 ot the film to be de stroyed I 't- Prescription Business Every Month, Charge DETROIT, Mkh., Feb, proposed strike of more than members of United rothtttiood .of Malfitenance of Way anil. Railway .tjhop Laborers has can- but has been .merely psst- E, Parksr, of ths kroWteffiood, day. UnleM rellsf ta glv- srt the workers, he said, ftrl'-e certainly eb Chairman Payne of the shipiilng board was snm- inioiied to appear !in, -person today, in the district supreme court to show cause w.hy'an Injunction should not ho issued on application of William hsii dolph Hearst, ot New York, to pycfofci the salo of tho 30 'former ssenger ships. No for Report WASIilXOTON, Feb. President Inform tlie senate cffl- phatlcally that there Is "no basis" for the report at d secret between tho -shipping beard and the British Interesls'tor Iho sale of. Ihe thirty torwcr (lerman liners, It was the White House, P. A S. Franklin, president of Uie fnternnlloaal Mercantile Marine, of- ferer! a tondlll.on.t bid ot for jilns tesaels for -seivico to Kingdom 'and Northern Kiro- (Special to Ths Herald) 'EDMONTON, Feb; a block .'In which was located a drug sttfre was ravaged by fire In Riverside, Calgary, a temperance worker rushed In arid rescued tho liquor prescription file, later turning It over to R.eV. H. H, Blngham, pastor of the First tltt Calgary. Mr. Blng- ham1" this morning-told Premier Charles Stewart and other mem- bers of the cabinet that 1h: man tho -file of pre- scriptions said thcy-showerf the drug store -had been selling .from to worth of liquor a montht These and other slatomenln. were mado to tha caWnot by meafeers ot tho Allierla Social Serrlca League. A, reaoiuiloii adopiiii liy n ally been sold, the vouchers be prescription forms, qualified jihyeiclane. Proscription forms to snppltcd (6 doctors In serial numbered ;books .ot 25 forms faeli, anil each physician f receive two serial booVi and there nftcT one book each Ir .tho Ga'neral's departhient. ot Iho 'stubs. o( the physician io receive after the two books, more lliah. twcntj-fivf. forms .in-any one' month. Vendors' prices and retail prices be fixed by the ment Premier Cliarles Stoirart tho government dcsfreil to suppress' traffic In llqnor but It waa a tlon of tho means ol dolns Ho cited Bomo ot tho dltflcultiei 6f the law, osneifially in was presented asking a plebfacite, gafd to forging under the I'anadu Temiicranco Act, on Ing there was no iloubt many whelhcr bo astonished they learn- liquor shall ho prohibiled. womon (o'fill from the Cloneral'll ae-; ho allo-Red a vole on the lAme fcnnijlwrtnicut lion often their names had Otncr things asked for in ths rcso lullon Include: That) the government vendors shall supply druggists only with HP.HOT In sealed ounce packages lip to a raaximiini ot flvo gallnna, 4nore Jo nc supplied only upon by Ihe drugglita lluj the supply hie set appeared on prescriptions The Premier the cabinet had not formally cooslderwi the eiccpt informally, thM they had walllnr definite) fcmnlation ol demands by the Social service tnd the crayon. It.' ;