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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. TWENTY PAGES LET11BRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 02' IN SIM Attorney-General Palmer Takes Price Must Follow Wholesale LITTLE BEING AND PRICES TUMBLING CHICAGO, Fob. meat Ndealers throughouI the United, States must reduce, their prices ns Ihe -wholesale price of meat declines, or else subiuitalheir books to federal agents for inves- tigation of profits. This definition of the govoni- mcnt's altitude was announced to- day by Altoruey-General Palmer. Inslructlous to serve this notice ,on all retail meat dealers have been sent'to' tvery Unilcd Stales district altornoy. "For three monlhs Ihe .price of meat has been said 'Mr. Palmer. "The retail dealers have were old slock purchased at claimed that their supplies the higher prices. The old stock should be exhausted by Ibis tlaic, n address to the Independent Labor party here yester- day afternoon, predated greater hardships for this country than any Canidi had known, and alto predicted a Oominion general elec- tion In the future which would retott in a United Farrters of Ontario- Labor sovirnment being in power. Mr. Powers suogested that a direct tax be placed on all unearned Increment, on excess profits, on large sal- aries and on InherlUnceJ, in order to anticipated hardships. i LIBERALS GETTING BUSY ALSO OTTAWA, Fib. Canadian to Literal or- ganization headquarters here Indicate that the organization of Liberal aitoclations In of the provinces Is being pursued vigorously in for sny election which may loom UD. In British Columbia the work Is being pushed ahead and Mr. J. E. Meyers, secretary to Hon. Mr. King, minister of public works, has resigned that office to direct organisation from Vancouver for the whole province. In Nova Scotia a meeting Is to be-held next week which has for its purpose the organization, of the Liberals into one strong body, it is expected that other provinces will hold their organization meetings tha near future. Manitoba Farmers Buty Feb. Winni- peg Free Press says: "At least sli, perhapn twelve. Farm- ers' party candidates -will be nominat- ed and will contest constituencies at the provincial summsr. HON. RANEY IS ELECTED; NOWNTEST Keep Turk Capital Protest-New Plan New York Now Largest City FERGUS, Out, Feb. W. E. Raney, K.C., attorney-gener-. al of Ontario, was officially de- clared electe'cT'by accfamation to the constituency of East Welling- ton, succeeding Albert Hsllyer, at 1 o'clock today.- Nomination pap- ers for Col. Prllchard'were not handed In an i io far mjde no statement regarding Ms pected and sudden Withdrawal from the contest lion W. E. K C Vas today elected by ff Campaign Opens (By Canadian Press Leased Wire) LONDON, Feb. of the London papers display large advertisements headed "Menace to the peace of the appealing to the tradei unionists and public generally to forward protests to members Of the house of commons to use their influence "to prevent handing back Constantinople to blood-stained rule of the This protest was echoed In many of the Protestant and Catholic putpits of the United Kingdom today. The.supreme council's decision to keep th: sultan on the throne at Constantinople has surprised the country and influential parliamentar- ians, notably Viscount Bryce, and T. P. O'Connor, have started.a cam- paign againstthe policy, which the Times, the Spectator, the Manchester Guardian, the Westminster Gazette and other prominent papers are supporting.' LLOYO GEORGE ADAMANT LONDON ,Feb. Lloyd George Is not likely lo change his opinion that the Turks should remain in Constantinople, according Daily Mail, whichlsays he considers himself bo'und to a pledge to thUt effect given in 1918 in the course of a statement as to war aims before members of the Labor party. Moreover, the newspaper 'says, he considers dispossession of the Turks would have a serious effect on the Moslems in India, Mesopotamia and the Near East. Mr. Lloyd George is said, however, to. have prepared a compromise by which'Turkish in- fluence would be resty-icted to the city of Constantinople, Turks Pleased CONSTANTINOPLE, Feb. American Chamber of Com- merce in London Gives suit of Investigation is SEEKING ONLY FOK FRIENDLY Va it was announced loday from a source which IB In close touch farm- ers' political movement. ?'These candidates will profess alle- giance neither to Premier T. C. Norrls nor to R. G. Willis, lender of the op- position. If ibo Free Press Informant declared that he felt no- doubt on this mailer, Ihe farmer members will nuiutaiu strict inde- pendence In Ihe house." River and] Plains, Iho article adds, will be two of the couElilueudes in which a Farmers' party candidate will be nominated. On March S, it Btxtes, a drlvo for "funds" mil be-started .with an'objective of of which about will be devoted to fed- oral -campaign. as. HOUSE PASSES .RAILWAY BILL T V I i acclamation to the constituency of IS iQtlK L-ldltTl] K NEW YORK, Feb. 23. Agreement Between Ottawa Government and McArthur Now Under Con- sideration census will show Nevr York to be the biggest city in the world, it Ja clftiiii-1 cd. .The results of tho census, ivhich will be available about Jfarch will Klve the New York rtis- trfct a iiopulaUon of as hiat an estimated imputation of for ULO metropoHlah district ot" Loirdoji. The jiopulaiion of York proper will be shown between and as against in 1010, v ,s East ellinglon, according to a spec- ial wire received by Uhe Evening Telegram from' 12 o'clock The 1520 1 toitay. Prilcha'rd, whote nomination has for some tluio been forecasted, earlv louny decided not to contest the riding. All the'menibers'of the United farmers Ontario-Labor cabinet have-now secured, MayBringDown Home Rule Bill Early This Week .WASHINGTON, Feb. .the houses passed the railroad; bill late today by the of 249 to 150 the surprise-of the- friends of the! measure wus almpst equal to the disappointment of. Ihe' big four broth- erhoods. (Special In Tne-irernld) i EDMONTON, Feb. between the Dominion government J. 3lcArthur of Ihe Edmonton, Dunvegan and Hrllfsh Columbia rail- way for Ihe taking over of the latter railway hy the federal government havo progressed so far Hint solicitors representing each interest aro now engaged in drawing up the agreement fv (lie transfer. JnstjWhal The terms of Itnj agreement will be however, have been kept a secret and possibly LONDON, Feb. 23. Bolshevik forces have seized Murmansk and the shipping in the harbor there, follow- ing a revolution broke out at that point Saturday afternoon, accord- ing-to a Lloyd's dsipatch from-Vardo, Norway. News ot the capture was brought to! Geii.Wood'Will Be, Candidate COLUMBUS, phio, Feb.( MajdtM3tneral Leonard Wood filed >U declaration- of for the Inatlon with the. w-cretary of state today. Vardo by a Ilussiah steiiraer from Murmansk in charge two British and four Belgian officers. It was the unly vessel to escape, but was HUtUcd with machine-gun fire and the captain TVHS wounded, About 25 More To Be .h Interference By Pickets, Evidence WINNIPEG, Foil. (By Canad- Murinansk Is situated on the Mtir- man, or Kola peninsula, jutting east- ward from Finland and north ot tlio White Sea. U is northwest of Arch- angel and across the White Sea from Paid-up Insurance Wiil He Tak- en Care of Under'Peace Treat v' which was taken over by Die Bolsheviki laic last week. Last year Murmansk wirs flic base of oper- ations fpr allied forces fighting the Bolshovfti along tho western shoro of the While Sea. ABOLISH STONE PILE OTTAWA, Fch. abolition not bo divulged unlil tho Federal Ihe Irlal of Iho seven house meets.. The facl lhat Ihe agree-! strlko accused ot seditious ______ mcnt is now in course 01 preparation i crown counsel announced i of the Blonc pile in Canadian pcnl- learned from an atil.horiUve; (liat tho crown-s case lo tbo extent of! lontiarles Is strongly advocated by In accordance calli wollia tlnlshed: Mr. HuEhes, Dominion superintendent, by Iho end oi the week. There are in his report to the minister of jus- was learned from source Ihia morning, with u statement made Saturday to the Frcmier Charles Stewart lay on tho latile of Hie house, this afternoon corrcsnontleiice helwecn Sir Georyc Foster and Mr. McArthur clear- Hy inillcaliiiK Ihe Intention bf Ihe Fed: cral authorities to take ever the E. and U. C. This letter was wrllten alioul ten days ago and since that time, the plans for tho transfer of the railway to the National Railways have orogreasod appreciably. about 2Si more witnesses to lie. callcdtj lico, Hon. C. J. Dohcrly. SINN FEIN M. P. GETS FIFTEEN-YEAR JAIL TERM DUBLIN, Feb. Bar- ton, Sinn Fein member 'of parlia- ment for East Wicklow, who was convicted February 22 on a charge of making threats against Vis- count French, lord lieutenant of Ireland! and Frarfk Brooke, a member of Ihe lieutenant's council, have been sentenced to 15 penal servitude, FRANCE ENTERS 1'AlllS, Feb. Aero Club of France, holder of the James Gordon I Bennett cup for aviation, announces I hat it has entered Ihree machines for >jioxt autumn's nights for the cup. It was slated. Superintendent Hughes 'also advo- Praclically the whole of the morning i cates employment for every man in was Wken lip with the evidence given j useful work and a small wage which, by Winnipeg restaurant men. who tcs-! in tho case of married men, would be lined lo Iho Inlerferenco ot sinkers': lumcd over lo bis family, and for trllh Iholr employees during: single men would be held to give them the strike. One witness testified lhat n' new start upon their release, on account of the presence of pickets ___ OTTAWA..Fob. Insurance poli- ciesyissued by German companies be- fore iho war are still good in Canada (ounty. California, near liyer. Xcvaii.i. has been stricken with enza. according to a report brought. here, by a rural mail carrier. He said there had been more llian a iiundrcd deaths and none had.received atk-nlimi. AUSTRIA ABIDES BV ST. GERMAIN TREATY VIKN'NA, Feb. 23.--Chan- cellor Kenner has sent a com- munication to Budapest slat-, ing that Austria abides by 'the Ircaty St, (Irrmaln. ;