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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION PAGES VOLUME xiv. LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY. FEBRUARY 21, 1920 NUMBER 60 TO KILL WILDCATTING '.Principal Interest in King Mot' ion is Attitude Progressives Will Assume REDISTRIBUTION MAY DISAPPOINT WEST OTTAWA, Feb. L. Davis, memhar-for Neepawa, Man., in the commons, will cross the floor'from the gov- ernment side and alt with the in- dependents, it was definitely an- nouncad today. OTTAWA, Feb. division on tbe amendment of- fered by tlio leader of the opposition to tho speech from tho throne, may come tomorrow or Wednesday, ac- cording to several government .mem- bers. Other opinion is to the effect .that the division n-ill not come for at least another woefc. Tho debato is still proceeding vigorously with many speakers III reserve. The members of tbe progressive party have still to bo heard from and it is expected Hoo. T. A. Crerar and Dr. Michael Clark will speak before the division is called. ML Crerar is expected to take his sear in the house today. Members are awaiting with keen interest the tenor of the speeches 'wheu tho agrar- ians take the floor, as contrary opin- ions as to the advisability of an im- mediate election are. believed to be held ay adherents of that party. A. point being argued In this res- by members today is tbat a re- distribution may not give as many ad- dlttynal seats to the west as western- ers believe. It was pointed out that an increase In thy population of Quec- would cut (Town the redistribu- tion iwreaif In the west to a consid- erably ectMt. Estimates in Fortnight i OTTAWA, 'Felt. Press.) is. being made In preparation of this year's estimates but a couple of weeks will probably elapse before they arc ready for pre- sentation' to the house of commons. possible, it is stated, the estimates will bn severely pruned. Giant Air Liner Nears Completion It-SB Will' Make Trial' Flight Next Carry 50 Passengers GLASGOW, Feb. of the latest Clyde built airship, tho n. 30. is rapidly approaching and the craft may make its trial night next She is a few feet, longer than the '17. 24, recently wrecked, has great- er oil-carrying capacity, and is likely to bo speedjer. It is expected she will be able to maintain a mail and passenger service between'England and Cairo. i A prominent feature is a hiige gon- suspended in the centre with accommodation for fifty passengers. 'fltjdH will be provided on Die railroad sleeper principle, two in each cabin, During tbe day the beds can bo fold- ed up and stowed away in recesses, tables r and seats, suspended from the roof during the night may lie lowered and the cabin converted >into a spacious dining room. The oil tanks arc so placed that in an emergency they can be tilted over- hoard without damaging the airship's New Yorker Suggests Britain SeHCanadaioU.Sifor War Debt NEW YORK, Feb. solution of the problem of liquidating the British war debt to the United States has come to light. Writing j in the Tribune this morning at great length ian anonymous citizen suggests the sale of the United States would be a "fair deal and that, diplomatically ap- proached, it would not be unacceptable to Canadians" who would be gratified, and soon. NHffBF in "Montreal Star." ed out to safeguard legitimate development G. Hacey Reorganize Canadian Air Force Mulock As Head present time In draying the an- i OTTAWA, Press.) will be no re-organiza- Commander K. H. tion in tho Canadian Air Force at the D.S.O., of Winnipeg, has been" ottered tho command ot- the Canadian Air Force, succeeding Air Commodore A. K. Tylee, whose term of office ex- pires-on'March 1. It, IB Understood that Jlulook is at present Fierce Bfezard Eastern ited States Rail Traffic flhdly Hit By Snow- fall Accompanied by Bfrh Wind NEW YORK, Feb. New York's millions of workers faced with im- paired transportation facilities as p. result of tho inches of enow which winter loosed Sunday, exper- ienced dlfflcBHj In getting to places of employment today. Commuter serric'e from Xew Jersey and other outlying districts was ham- pered by snow drifts, two to ton feet high. In New York, Brooklyn and sections cloae to the heart of the bus! ness districts, surface and elevated lines were Impeded to a great extent. Railway traflc was hampered only slflrhtly. Thousands of- men were at work In an effort to away for traffic. The storm, .which began before one' o'clock Sunday morning, continued un- abated until shortly before 10 o'clock last niglit. At that hour 'tho wind In- creased in velocity, banking Bnow in Wallace, i Conference Will M.P., is Dead TORONTO. Captain Tom Wallace, M.P., West York, died today. Government Supporter Feb. Tho death ofj Captain Tom Wallace removes an- other staunch supporter from the ranks of the government. Captain Wallace was c. familiar iiguro in the house of commons and actetl as one of the jovernment whips. IIo was not a frequent speaker in the house, but a regular attendant at tho sit- tings. His death leaves another con- stituency unrepresented in the in addition to tho constituencies of Revise Contract i With Teachers Britain, France and Italy Said To Be Favorable to Modification WILL iMAKE TERMS i EASIER FOR TURKS Yamiika, Que. and York-Sunbury, lost their lives either noaneement .In an Ottawa morning dlrectiy or indirectly as a result of iuld he permanent, Instead ot a militia i basis, the air Ward of Canada points I ont that even the resignation of the the storm aad hundreds were injured. New England WASHINGTON, Feb. Although League Council In Session in Paris Meeting Trustees with A. T. A. Delegates in Edmonton j On March 5 EDMONTON'. Feb. The follow- ing statement hag been issued by the department of education: PARIS, of great "following tho Trustees' Convention at Calgary the- first week of February, tho Minister of 'Education has taken I steps to bring together representative I teachers and in order that the i authorised form of the agreement, bs- tween teachers and school boards, might- be finally revised. The eom- plaint was made at the Trustees' Con- ventlon ttat tho present authorized The points there raised will be fully discussed by the conference which has now beon called and any new propos- als that either side desires to bring forward, will also be dealt with. "The Minister has asked the Teach- Articfe X May Be Eliminated not reciprocal In its terms. Tkr, nmVirti Council Accepts Assembly's Resolution In Toronto and has not yet indicated air officer commanding, Commodore A. his intentions iu the matter. j Tylee, is automatic, he having accept- Had Meteoric Carter i ed the command of the district en the ocfc, D.SfcO.Hs a native-born -Winnt. on 1. The statementwhich i'ce' and Tlfitr 'ftnti' Af" "ftT-'W tllA air hnnrr) p-avo huf (In'a im-irnlnir the blizzard Saturday night and I plebiscite in Lithuania and yesterday swemt the eastern" states I flans for .the relief of Armenia. In from western Tennessee to -New Bug-! addition a commission to study amend- menU to the covenant ot the league, importance to allied and former en- eTS< Alliance to four emy nations were, laid before tho tatives to meet with an equal number council of the of Nations. of trustees, nominated by the'eiequ- it met here today. These prob-.; tive of the Trustees' Association, to lems include the allied attitude to-1 meet iu Edmonton on- Saturday ward Danzig and Armenia, tho pro- ing the 5th of March, LONDON, Feb. of the treaty of Sevres so as to give Turkey additional territory in Thrace, now occupied by the Greeks, was decided upon by Premiers Llydo George and Briand today in consultations preceding the Near East conference here. This decision, before becoming ef- fective, however, requires the ap- proval of the allied colleagues of the French and British premiers. According to this Franco-British agreement, frontier line in Thrace will be moved westward extending from Enoa, on the Aeg- ean to Media, on the Black Sea. This would take from Greece one-fourth ot the territory now oc- cupied there and add it to the Constantinople district. The Turks also under this ar- rangement are to be allowed rep- reaerrtation on the Internal com- mission controlling Constanti- nople. The proposals thus formul- ated will be submitted to the can- si a whole. M. Kaloceropoulos, tho Greek prem- ier told Lloyd George this morning lw had received a message irom bis KOV- _ eminent saying Greece wonhi cotu-fidt! none of her present holdings under the treaty of Sevres.. will bo presided over by the 'Deputy Minister .of Mr. .John T. barrister. meteoric. the air board gave but this morning; snow it left behind. reads No serious marine dlsasterg have peg man, the son' of ,W; 'It. Mnlock, His war career was He won the D.3.O. and bar, and the Legion of Honor and twice mentioned in dispatches. He was this morning regarding a change In Eastport. Maine, and attained a vcl- Tho Teachers' Allianca haa named which were proponed at tajB meotine the following four representaUvea: of the league assembly at Geneva, was Mr. H. C. Newland of Edmonton Mr to he named. Three of these amend- chas. E. Peasley of Medicine' Hat, Mr. menta were especially important. One. T. B. Stanley of Calgary and -Mr J. truih ln the been reported despite the galo that introduced at Geneva by Hon. C. J. w. Barnatt of Edmonton Tfce published in an Ottawa newspaper swept the coast from Hatteras to ..........ii-.. ._. chosen to tako charge of the air bom- barding party, which completed all preparations for an attack ou Berlin on three days before the signing of tho. armistice. Col. Mulock wont overseas with the First Canadian contingent hut fcrred to tho R.N.A.S. In April, 1015. It was "on recognition of his services as a pilot at Dunkirk that ho was de- corated with the D.S.O. In Juno, 1918, Col.- Mulock was ap- pointed to tho British flying board. the plans of organization in the Can-! ccity of 88 miles an hour. adian Air Force. The matter has. not even been discussed. The present or-! ganization is satisfactory. The onl; part of the statement which has ah; "Ji d Heavy Snow In N.S. Feb. snowfall of Doherty, Canadian minister of justice, tees' Association has named :Mr. Wm. and ono of the delegates representing Of Edmonton, Mr. T: 0 King of the Dominion, proposed that Article Raymond, Mr. I-I.'C. Wingate of Cay- X abont which storms of opposition ley and Mr. It. II. MacDonald of Tro- havo raged, should be eliminated from chu. his appointment should terminate on the first of March. There has beeu no change in the arrangements in thla respect." OTTAWA, Feb. Journal states that it Is ssmi-officially au- that Canada's air force is to he organized on a permanent basis similar to the permanent units in the militia force. This means, the news- paper says, that the volnntary plan, which was adopted as an experiment some time ago, will cease to exist, j Camp BorSen will be designated as I the permanent headquarters of the' unit. Officers have been in train- ing and have passed their examina- tions successfully provided they de; sire permanent rank, will be given appointments. It is also atated, the newspaper con- tinues, that Commodore A. K. Tylee, who Jias.been head of the Canadian organized 'ill be suc- ceeded by Commander R. B. Redpath, who served overseas in the R.A.P. Report Denied OTTAWA, Feb. 31. (Canadian TRUE BILL AGAINST ight Inches piled at places in huge covenant. The others were spon-1 "it ia hoped that the proposed con- drifts by a stiff northeaster, demoral- sored. by Argen-1 ferenco will remove all cause of frlc- Qne pro_. jnsofar a3 tjje teacher's contract tho league all is concerned." ot announced outside, and WhCT members of t: to take the command of the C. A. throughout the province Along nations which have ni southwestern coast the snowfall, theirdesire to remain was more than a foot deep and theit'ie "'her would provide that all mem- drifts paralyzed the service on of. the- league council should be section of tho Canadian National....... Air Force, since it was last year, will resign and South Wellington Liberals Would Join Farmers To Defeat the Governrne 12 Per Cent. On Assessment Rent In -Montreal; Protested SPRACKUN CO'liLPII, Ont. Feb. Wellington Liberals want to join t forces with the United Farmers and i independent-labor party with a vi< Uo uniting on one candidate to con- the scat in the next federal elec- tion. Steps to this find were taken ;it. t.ho auuual meeting of the South Wellington Liberal association hero -on Saturday when a committee of 10 delegates were appointed to confer with a similar committee from the and independent labor party. i -MONTREAL. Fob. a sit- ting lasting nearly 3 hours, the mass I. meeting held Sunday for considera- of the bill of Peter Bercovitch, M.L.A., for the control of rentals, broke up in disorder without having accomplished anything. The assem- bly proceeded smoothly until it was about two-thirds over and the adop- Hon. T. W. Crothcrs 111 But Improving OTTAWA, Feb. distinct .improvement in the condition of Hon. T. W. Crothers, former minister of labor in the Borden cabinet, who was taken ill on Saturday, was re- parted this morning. SCALDED TO DEATH VANCOUVER, Keh. Peacock, fireman on tbe S.K. Xeu- KoajlMiL was scalded to deatli mi Sunday when ;t stcum pipe burst wllite muliluE repairs. tion of a motion endorsing tho prin- ciple of the bill seemed to bo as- sured. What split 'the meeting was an amendment proposed from tho audi- ence that 'the rentals based on 12 per cent, gross revenue on the assess- od valuation of tho property in 1920. SANDWICH, Ont., Feb. true bill agaiiwt Rev. 0. 0. I In, charged with manslaughter as a result of the killing last Novem- ber of Beverley Trumbel, an inn- keeper, was returned by tario grand Jury here this after- noon. Spracklin shot and killed Trumbel while acting as a liquor inspector. The public will not be excluded from the court room at Sandwich, during the Spracklin trial which will commence tomorrow morn- ing. An announcement to this effect was made this morning, fol- lowing the arrival in Windsor of Sir Wm. Murdock, chief justice of Ontario, wWT1 will preside at the opening assizes. Railways for many hours. CARUSO IS IMPROVING NEW_YORK. Feb. Caruso spent the night in restful slumber and was permitted to eat a hearty meal when he awoke this morning. He appeared bright and was smiling and talkative. One of hie physicians, who remained in. the aick room throughout the night, said he was much pleased with the patient's condition. elected by the assembly. It was forecast that tho administra- tive committee for the Saar Valley would be re-appointed. Dr. Cunha, Brazilian ambassador to Franco and president of tho council, j ___ was in the chair. Leon Bourgeois, rep-1 Puhlio resented France, Arthur J.Balfour was I rlencn rupnc the British delegate, while Italy. Belgium, Japan and China wore rep- resented respectively by Marquis Fran- caville, Count De Leon. Paul Hymang, Viscount Ishii and Dr. Wellington Koo. Gen. Castlenau Was Overlooked LONDON', Feb. be- tween Britain, France and Italy for alterations of the treaty of Sevres favorable to the Turks seemed prob- able here today, it was reported. Pre- mier. Lloyd George called curly this morning on Premier Briand of France, going to the litter's, hotel. They had a long conversatidn before starting for a conforeiiccewtth Foreign Minis- ter Storm of Italy. At this meeting tho Italian representative formally presented to premier Italy's reasons for desiring a modHcatiott of the treaty. It is known that a section of the British cabinet supports changes Iu the treaty which would favor tho Turks. Turk Offensive LONDON', Feb. opening of i a new offensive by the Turkish Na- tionallsts against the Greeks on the Smyrna front is expected, says a Con- i stantlnoplo dispatch to' the" Evcninr; S News today. The Nationalists iirr; concentrating In great strength alons; tho front, tbe dispatch adds. OHIOAN FOR U.S. CABINET ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Feb. 21. announcement that Harry M. of Ohio, had been chosen for the attorney-gen- eralship under the coming admin- istration was made here today by President-elect Harding. CAT 'PHONES ITS PLIGHT And Police Rush to its Aid CIIKSTKK. Pa., Vob. Moans and Into a tele-phono ,receiver :u< of a person beinpr tor- tured brought a big detachment of policemen and plain men who were notified by "Cen- tral" to a house on West Third utreet today. Kcpcittcd knocks at tbe door by the police, brought no response bave a continuance of the cries and they were forced to break in the door. They found a cat with one of its feet caught In the Ice chest. In struggling for freedom It had knocked tslefhours over and was crying JEte) Os mouthfIccC] MAJORITY SOCIALISTS BEAT COMMUNISTS IN PRUSSIAN ELECTIONS BERLIN, Feb. Social- ists appear to have won nearly all sections of Prussia's elections yester- day. Despite the activity of the com- munisets, the vote of that element did not seem to have been particular- ly important. Reports np to midnight from precincts in this city gavo the Majority Socialists candidate a total vote of the German National- tie German Peoples' party Centerislfi the tha Independent Socialists and the communists THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT OTTAWA, Feb. In par- liament In the Commons Houso re-assembles at 3 o'clock in tho afternoon. Debate on the address will be con- tinued by Capt. McGlbbon of Mani- toba. Debate on the address may be ad- journed, in order that amendments to tho Dominion Elections Ant may be It waa atated by officials charged with tho organization work of tho conference "that the discussion of tho ogenda would be completed by March 3. to Think He Too Should Be Made a Marsha) Bye-Election In Woolwich Hot One PARIS, Fob. Tho promotion of Generals Fayollo, D'Esperey and Labor Will Make Big Fight to West Will Send Solid Fanner M P. Delegation Next TORONTO, Feb. W. Burnaby, who has returned from the west where he was re-elected president of the Canadian Coun- cil of Agriculture, Is ao deeply im- pressed with the solidarity of the organized, agrarian movement In the three provinces of Manitoba. Alberta and Saskatchewan that he ia confident the next general election will see these provinces sending farmers almost exclusive- ly to "With the exception of one or two of the cities, I believe that none of the other seats will go to the old line said Mr. Burnaby with assurance. B. C. UNITED FAKMEKS TO CONVENE TUESDAY VANCOUVER, Keb. (Canadian Press.) -Many important questions will bo considered by the British Co- lumbia farmers' convention, to be held on Tuesday, Wednesday arid Thursday of this week. Four hun- dred delegates from all parts of tne province will be In attendance. Such matters as affiliating with the Cana- next April, may be In the There will be no 9lttlB( nf the ten yi SS'il .Tucsriaj, with. Maar of tho delegates to favor political action bat as there is some opposition, spirited debateo on, tho luhjcct ILTI looked, for, Lyautcy to marshals of France, has beeu generally well received by all newspapers. They are very unani- mous In declaring that the gallant soldiers wore deserving of the honor, but Catholic organs bitterly 'deplore the fact that General Castelnau was not included in the honor. The Echo De Paris Bays this was a shameful act. Ia the moving picture theatres on the boulevards pictures of the new marshals were thrown on tho screen. The spectators drowned out the ap- plauBO for the honored men with cries of "Castelnau." Hold Seat Vacated By Will Crooks LONDON, Feb. Aasd. the present number of byc- olectlons, that at Woolwich, where Will Crooks was retired on account of old ago rfnd ill-health, Is generally regarcled as the most interesting. The coalition candidate there Is Captain Gee, V.C., who like Will Crooks, start- ed life in the work house, and his op- ponent is Ramsay MacDonald, tbe noted lahorite. Mr. MacDomild has no personal hold sides wlttcriMo- arshal smcs cries or marshall tho constituency .such as j possessed by tho ex-member. He goas Is one ot the most popular generals WoolTrlch with tho impression of in the French army as far as the public is concerned, owing to his ?lc- tory at Nancy, where General Fayolle Tpas under bis orders, and. also by reason of the fact that three of hia sons were killed in tho war, Dtiputy Rendti has notified tho BOT- ernment that ho will Interpellate the chamber this week aa to tho reason for tho failure to include Genera! Castelnau among those promotei Justin Godard will also ask why General Sarrail was not made marshal. CRUDE OIL DROPS AGAIN PITTSBURG, Feb. The principal purchasing today announced a further reduc- tion of from 15 to 50 cents In the price of crude oil. EARL HAIG COMING TO WESTERN CANADA NEXT FALL ON VISIT VICTORIA, Feb. Mar- shal Earl chief of the British forces In France during the laat few years of the war, will visit Victoria some time next fall, aeurdlnc ward received hire by ttw Pac- ific coast offlcara' from the. parent association In litftand. the central labor party tbat his turn to parliament would be a valu- able contribution to the labor move- munt. particularly because the party in the house is weak in deba; ins strength, that the constituency i< cue, which even iu labor matters inclined to take a local outlook and whicii tho great acsenal as the, means of employment, will per- haps even look doubtfully upon one preaching peace as the only thins Vforth while, war views of the Socialist labor candidate arc already being criticized among the electors. Ills reply is to quote a conversation in which he sajn Admiral Lord Fisher said to him; "McDonald, they have turned us both down and although I mar not ive to see the day our country will yet regret it." view tit the war was that' the longer it wag continued tlio more difficult It would bo to make Ger- many pay. for it, except by into disastrous compntltlou witli tho industries and workrnnn of the- allied countries and thus bringing on th'o danger of premature revolution. SEVEN PtHISH WHIUE CLIMBING GLACIER VIENNA, Feb. party of four men and thrae women win climbing tin DalchittM glacier have periittlt1. ;