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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XUL TWELVE PAGES LETHBR1DGE, FEBRUARY 17, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER NEW KME 'Denial Made That Will WttMnw Versailles Treaty Frvrn Scnete ADRIATIC SOLUTION CAUSE OF TROUBLE allied supreme council 'completed draft of' its answer to Presi- dent WI A4 memoran- luih and will hind It to Devle tonight for transmit- to Washington X The council declined today to rnake public President or reply. It It that the publication of the will probably be left to the American precedent. Russia Tries To Overturn ThmgsinU.S. LONDON, inflam- matory document it the mat Im- character bat bean Mixed UM pima of agent on the way UritMl MrtM, it wu learned tmtay. ctocumeni of a latter fOuc Ameri- can and by M Buchartn, of ttw Third liitarnrUofiale of Moscow, declar- ing; ttw time tt be npe far the ef party In the United TlM rraqnm given In the cam- IB, jllret, the eetaMleV ment ef 'a of work- en' wvlete; the over- threw ef the capitalists and the management ef the factortee by the and thirdly, the ttiz lire by the ef the food or ALBERTA LEGISLATURE OPENS wim LONDON, Feb., allied council, tonight handed to Ambaesador.'-Davls- its-answer Wilson's- communi- cation on Adriatic question. The aote; It was a modification, of the one prepared on Sjrdcy ADMITS IMPOSSIBLE FIUME, of Flume to Italy is now Impos- was the admission to the Associated correspondent here today byvCipt Gabrlele d' Aruunzfe, whose forces have been holding this city for several 'months. i INTERNATIONALIZATION OF DARDANELLES.FORECASTED LONDON, Feb Inter nationalization of.the Dardanelles, which has been forecasted, de- definitely by the al lied supreme council today The delays of the control of the way, however, have not beeri work out1 J'i L A> of to de- c is the policing of the stnUts ahd i knoti} problem is as to who ill turn eh the necessary troops Further' tian deciding that Con- stantinople is to remain, under .Turkish' control, the council- not'drawn a definite boundary line. Details; such is. (lie ciact frontiers remain'to be decided. Tbree commissions-were set up by llib council today with the Turkish .peace.'One is to decide upon tlia boundaries of tho Armenian republic'; another Is report on Turkish finances, and Iho lliird is to examine Irfc the Greek claims in the Smyrna territory which were dwelt upon at length by Premier Yenir.elos in his statement -of yesterday. All thetom- miasions a're Expected to report to the council fho litter part of the week. LONDON. Feb. Is impossible to emphasize importance arid grav Ity of the results which may befall tbe supreme allied reply lo rresidfinCWilson's note relative to tbe! Adriatic settlement, ssys ths'-Miil. "Anglo-American relations for a generation may well depend upon the terms'of the newspaper continues. "This country is nnani- mo'us that Justice be done between Italy and Jngo-Slavis and is equally anilous to cultivate the closest friend- ship with Ihe United Slates, which is tho cornerstone, of British foreign rela- lions. We fruit, therefore, that.mod- eration and clear-sightedness' may L'harxcterite the reply so that the very real crisis with which thls.coun; try is confronted may bo averted.' Labor Opinion Reiterating its past condemnation ot the peace treaty, tha Herald, decisions concerning tho Surrender of former Emperor Wll- of Germans accused of war crimes and ;the future stains of Conalnnlinople as a realization of of of the treaty. "The-histrionic .talents of Premier HEARS OBJECM On Sunday Three Millions Left to Effort To Go Over Top ALBERTA'S PREMIER TORONTO, min- Btood that a rigorous final touch to the campaign to raise liel moTed firanlent mem ber'frVim find seconded by Major.: It. B'. f Ea gqv ernment i member ,frbm' Handbills. I ereicted that.the debate will occup> most of the time of the house nex while tbe machinery ot getting varioui bills la readiness for presen tation Is working and committees ar being organiiid. i WILSON'S-CONDITION STEADILY IMPROVING (Continued on Page Eight.) Feb 17 President: Wilson continues 'to sho.vir Improvement and, was up early and going about his usual routine, Rear Admiral Qrayson, his phy. slcian, said. Dr. Qrayson's state- ment was prompted by published reports that the president had a 'relapse last night Each Irrigation Come to Provinci PROTEST CITY MANAGER PROPOSAL "AT, BR'ANDON ect erntnent CANADIAN OFFICER DIVORCED Feb Cinadian ot be fourteen dsyuyras given yesterday, against Majof RobertlFltt came tha.Cana dian-lforces bsen-an In a divorce casji i he was the corespondent petitioner was an officer m Army; Service Corps f _ For Money Its Own Merits Such is Premier Stewart's Answer to Medicine Hat Praises Prelim- Work on Lethbridge Northern But Suggests acre Cost May Be High From Bonding Engineer Takes Opposite Be No General Policy to Take-Care of All Future Projects. DRANIXMf, Man., Feb. The proposal (o aslc' for leglsla ff tlon enabling the city to ap- point n. city manager- raised (lulto a si ormi at-the meeting er of jthe cflty. 'council Monday night. Clerk Brown grant- ed spsak-v ra- titled that the, request a reflectfon on the efficiency of the present officials. It was cordingly'arranged to hold'16- day a meeting with, (he civfc DRURY ELECTED BY 2259 MAJORITY Ontario Preinier Has Monster Majority Over Returned Man in Bye-Election MILTON, Ont, Feb, ier E. C, Drvry WM elected In H niton county by majority .of over Edward J, of Toronto! the returned, Midler who the premier. The of Han. Mr. Drvry no here, notwithstanding (hafMf. Siaprierteen at flnJl meetlnfl here on Saturday pre- dlcttd that would defeat the premier fey majority, .The candidate bad no organ- 'lution'behind him, but.wM act- lyely suppeKed by Individual re- iw.mi! (Special to The lleraM) EDMONTON, Feb. do not contemplate any legislation to adopt a general scheme for the financing of all.irrigation projects in the province, but each scheme will be dealt with on Its Individual theV declaration ef Premier Charles Stewart Monday afternoon to a delegation, from Medicine Hat asking financial in the wsy of bond antees for the Ross Creek and Persons river projects. This declaration of the premiers is the first official utterance .on the course that the province will pursue in aiding Irrlgatioij .pro- jects. Definite assistance to the Medicine Hat projects refused until more complete figures were laid before the cabinet, the prem- ier expounding the rule that the... government must have every pos- sible atom of Information before it moves in any such, project. Praises L. N. Engineer's Incidentally tho premier paid a high compliment to Ibe engineer, G. N. Houston, of Ih9 Dominion irrigation fldpnrlment. Baying that'hlt figures on the I ethbrldge. project, which have bcen'checVed over by the department engineer tho special engineer employed by ;the provincial governmenl, tally exactly with the re- pprls of these latter Jxperls as re' pards water elc., the ;only illffore'ncea being on cost II guroa Tho premier staled that Ihe on6 iliimbllng block th'.rcgard to alt Ic tho Lethbridge "Northern- projccl Irrigation Water Right- Alone is, Worth ac. RC.ManTellsTurinPeople _ (From Our Own Correspondent) TURIN, Feb, irrigation question was discussed at the meeting In the Turin Hall, Wednesday. All who went came away mere confident than ever1 that IrriaMton will be a great In the ef the country, f. M, Hanson i letter from Frank, who. living at Chllllwaek, C, whleh encouraflnsj tlrhe. Me "Don't vote against Irrigation It worth acre'for 'water right. In parts of Washington they pay an acre fer water rights on land not good yours, Lund sells for high as MOO.OO sore and It lint is as your land there will be. with water. If a fellow had gsoll barn there and SO tr.ret IrrlgtMd he could keep 20 gooi dairy tovt easily and hive some to ______ was the acreage cost ot 550 per acre, t being generally recognized In tho Inanclat' marls 'that per ncro was the top cost for Irrigation projects :hat Is, from the point ot view of mak- ing the bonds desirable Investment o tbe.marliets. Kngineer Houston, in reply to this staled tbal tho an acre lignre was merely an arbitrary by .American Investors from eiper lence irith Irrigation bonds in tha country, anil took no account of. tin higher produclIVIly oflands. In tin Canadian West. He said much of th' troubles of .irrigation bond sales men came front projects in Colorad which hml to the fact that the bonds bad actually been disposed of around 40 through tho mftChlna- lions of contractors and others who had not put trie work or money into tho tliat the bonds represent- ed by eonio 60-per cent. '.In spile of Ihis enormous hAndlCHi) s number of them had finally, paid out. Col. Spencer, M.UA., of Medicine Hat, Introduced tho deputa- tion, and strong talks In favor ot tho project wero made by Cordon Frailer and Aid. Nessels to peuetra to the center of wa of the Great Lakes..; lie says the pro- ject Is from an% point ot view. His principal objection Is that control ot the proposed canal would not be In Ibe United Slltes and hat the canal, if benefit ;anada much the United [tales. "TRUSTED TO CAUSE OF C P; R. WflECK TORONTO, Feb Eijht people, were killed because, trainmen "Irusleil to or failed to obey rastrucUoni, is Ihe finding at Julian D Lou den, special commissioner ap pointed by Ibe altorney general to probe the cause of tne recent ivrcck on the Canadian Pacffio Railway near North 4. 4 Q V.'ASIIINGTO.V, Feb. w epartment: expended Bviation Uurin'e 'the 'ntnebli 6nlhs the war, wjlh tbe reel hat only 313 American-made plan 1 these being of obsen on reached the front T viation sub-comraitteo of the.hbi ar department's expenditure cc ilttes so declared: yesterday. In: nal report t tolal number planes w le American at Ihe time be: armistice was 140, including', nought from Ihe allies, ;.ihe..'. re; lates in emphasizing that no Am -ah-built combat, pursuit, or ng planes ever reached the front, pile the Tbe report charges Secretary War Baker, John D. Ryan, JfajoK O. Squler, Col-1 E. S. Deeds CoL.Dlsque, in charge of'the vari ranches of aviation work, with fail Dltha United States .to be a factoi he air arid with the "wasting of m millions" Fatalities amopg orces were comparatively higher hose of power, the repo't slii >nd it declares that inferior pi Insufficient training were reasons. _ I' The statistics show that m prc tlon to the number engaged five ti 'American fliers were k M-compared with, other branche the service'' the report says' 4 British flyer for-every h flown, oue Belgian for h and one AmericanJor 337 1 Tfas irlled'" n r J Jha commjttee_ strongl% re mended the creation of a ieparal service minority report Represent California charges that insinuations in the majority, r against Mr Ryan, Mr Baker "and era, arc entirely unwarranted TURKS MAY RSTAIN CONSTANTINOPLE IF ,GO (.ONDONii Feb. Great B] aln, It was learned today, has structed ;Admlral rDe, Robeckj Constantinople to announce th the fact that the allies have cided" not to deprive Turkey Constantinople If the pent tlon of the Armenians contin however, the admiral was Iflstri cd to say the peace treaty V Turkey may be considerably m WILL HELP BOOST VALUE OF 001 KINGSTON, Out, Fell. A lution decrepatlng tbe present n exchange between Canada and It Itcd Stales and pledging tho aid to refrain from purchasing core ties manufactured In the United which'1 aro obtainable" elsewhere the' Canadian dollar Is accented Unlled Stales at par value, .afu Ing other cities to follow suit, w rled unanimously at. last night sion of council1 here. Speech From Throne Read at Legislature Opening Tod iContlnfed on Foir) SEA DISASTER OVERTAKES .'FRENCH STEAMER .PARIS, Feb. minister of the colonies has Issued a note In which he' that the French steamer Velle d'Alger, vrtlch left Reunion Island, in the Oeenn, .off February 1, with 91 and M memoirs of the crew, had been lost, believed, with the exception of ?.3 pBrsorU, all on board (frlsheii. The dlsatter was ou to tho Third Session of the Founh Legislative Asi llto first slnco tho Proclamation of Peace which closed the Orein, W for so long dominated and controlled sll our and activities men nml women of 6ur I'mlnco ftho vent ovcrbcag to carry our er tiio Ijdrlen did nobly, and their nop.ierful achlcTcmei ts are approilr undivided attention In the work ot up this portion of our Dominion Is my that yotfr to ihia end nlll be greatly aided and encouraged by tho people -wh represent Indlca'ions point to an impending era of prosperity our ptopla havo ever Jjefore exporlcnceil I feel awured that you jo me in the hope- that all such Irfdkations will bo realliod (0 Tho visit of His Royal Highness tho Prince to Al% Septomber will ever memorable event In our history. Hit CM position, with keei and untiring Interest In eTerytbina; fcat welfare of our ctirens, endeared him to all. fact that hM cs' a.mideneo In the him a ptrsotial cancehtMM> ;