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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDmON VOLUME xnr. HetaW LKTHBRFIXIK, ALBERTA. WKDNKSDAY. FEBRUARY 2E5, 1021 NUMBER H2 HARDING CABINET COMPLETE New Appeal to Electors May Be Forced By Premier Nqrm' Stand. CONSERVATIVES AND LABOR READY FOR IT WINNIPEG, Feb. made today by opposition group lead- ers in the Manitoba legislature do I not indicate that the goTvrnment bai sained strength as the result! of the announcement oC Premier Norris yes- terday that "opposition Cor the sake of obstruction or with the desire- to politically embarrass the govern- j would {orce a general elec- tion. I .F. T. Haig, leader of the Conserva- j ST. AUGOSTJNK, FU-. Feb. "vVKfc only a few torraaWties remaining to Anally clow up the selection-of his i Presidentelect Harding gavo i his attention today to other immediate appointments aud to tho preparation of'Ms inaugural address. Formal imitations anil acceptance have not yet been in re-1 v _______ gard of 10 cabinet places, J T but the attitude of all the men selected H. Mcvens, Vancouver, In- hM out indirectly. j vites King to Force Th from whom formal accept-', uce to come arc Kdwin Den- An UilCCtlOn IHUS by of MlcWtan. Herbert Hoover of California J, Davis of Penn- {BUT WAS SPEAKING sylTiula, slated respectively the nary, commerce and labor. Mr. Den- by U to a. cunference with Mr. Harding .today. Shoe and Textile Plants Working Much Better Now ONLY FOR OTTAWA. Feb. further day; debate on the address in the house j brought repetition of former argu- luents, some lively scenes aud a cual- lenge. The challenge came from II. i H. Stevens of Vancouver Centre, whose name has frequently been j mentioned in recent months as that j j of a likely appointee' to the cabinet.; j Mr. Stevens had been j jsomo of tho charges made by Hon. MacKeime King, Liberal leader, J against the government. In Mr. Stevens cited King's plea of j OPPOSITION LEADER Old Bone of Contention. Natural Resources, Thrown Into Party Politics Debate in Edmonton By Leader of the Make Test Case of Province's Rights in Mitchell to Reply. Uncle-Sum not a member of this league Chicago'. Newspaper Advertising Greatest factor to Build Up Successful Business five group said, his party would ac- Eneland the opening day of debate that the; cept the challenge and would be tie- ers i new parliament buildings should not! liShted to meet the people at the polls. Seem to Think Of I be made a "charnel house of disillus-! Depression 'Over I ionment." Tf Mr. Kings charges were Mr- steveils. 'hen Mr. Kins I hoe re seat anfl his This challenge, he said, made it difficult to work with the government. "The indepndont farmer group will lend no additional support to the ad< ministration, despite the challenge of the- said W. Robaon, leader of the group, which reserved right to oppose the government even opposition meant its down- fall. I1'. J. Diion, labor leader, said his jroup would continue to do what it considered best for the province with- out coniideration for the administra- tion and he predicted that the Norris government would fare worse in an election. It was suggested in legislative fircles that the resignation of the sorernment would not necessarily in- volve an election, since it might be possible to form an administration put of a coalition o! opposition groups. Sinn Fein Kill Two Near Dublin Castle Several Ambushes by Rebels' Take Life Toll in Var- ious Districts DUBLIN', Feb. 33. Three members b! the Royal Irish Constabulary em- ployed in Dublin Castle were shot to- day, two of them being killed and the other seriously wounded by civilians almost at the castle gate at mid-day. The constables had just entered the I street when eight civilians opened fire i on them. Other constables rushed from the castle'with drawn revolvers, but the attackers escaped. Three More Shot DUBLIN, Feb. Bodies' of three Roldiers were found near Woodford, county Galway, last night. Each man had been shot through the head and on each body was a note on which written: "Spies, couvtmarttaled and found guilty." Several Ambushes Feb. Ambushes t-rowu forces in several parts of Ire- land, occurring last evening, were re- iwrted today. The most notable was one carried out at midnight, near Kells, county Meath, -when 00 men at. tacked a police patrol, District Inspec- tor Rowland, a sergeant and a. con- stable being seriously wounded. The BOSTON, Feb. in manufactures, and definite. Improve- ment in textile lines as compared with these lines three months ago are re- ported from centres ot those indus- tries in Xew England. The shoe in-, duptry which was virtually flat lastj sign ers with him. If they did that, the i government would not dare to remain j in office. j Speaking for Government? 1 A moment later. Mr. Stevens rescm- fail has taken a spurt as 'a result of Cli his seat and W. D. Eulor of North Easter demands. Lynn shops are Waterloo, rose with a question. "Were working on what the trade knows as millinery footwear. Production in the Brockton district is reported heavier than at any time in the last six months, but is far below normal, a.nd Haverhill and other shoe cities also see some increase in butinens. Manu- facturers say t'oey look for a general strengthening in the call for shoes after the dull period of the spring with a return to normal production by the ond of the year. Production of cottoa teitiles has increased during the winter by from 25 to 50 per cent, and oven more In some special lines, according to manu facturers who refer the improvement 23 1-2 per cent, wage League Council Takes Up U.S. Protent On you authorized to on behalf of the demanded Mr. Euler. "that if we resign, the government will resign Liberals shouted. "An- swer, "I will repeat wTiat I salt! replied Mr. Stevens, and again there were shouts of answer. Mr. Stevens retorted that he had been speaking for himself and would act as he-had spoken. But he was! convinced that the government would no; dare hold office if Liberals re- TORONTO', Feb. iiig the chief topic of discus- sion at the final session of the an- nual convention of the Ontario Retail Clothiers' section of the Re- tail Merchants' association of Can- ada here yesterday. Harris Vine- berg of Montreal declared that one of the greatest factors in "or- ganizing a successful business was unquestionably the utility of news- paper advertising. A resolution patted suggesting to the Do- minion government that "if any further change in the method ef collecting-taxes for the purpose of this country paymglits war debts, the tax be the source of supply, namely, upon the manu- facturer and importer, and that this tax be passed on to the re- tail merchant so that it could be absorbed in his cost." Other resolutions passed includ- ed the following: Favoring made in Canada goods, opposing the holding of salet in temporary retail storesNby manu- facturers anil denouncing un-' advertisements-] and re- commending the prosecution of persons responsible therefor. (Special to The Ileraldf EDMONTON. Feb. the history of the natural re- sources dispute between the pro- vinces and the Dominion from its inception, A. F. Swing, leader of -the rump of the opposition struck i distinctly political note in his speech on the subject in the house Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Ewlng charged and brought much documentary evidence from years long past in an effort to prove that the present Liberal govern, ment of Alberta ift the inheritor of a legacy of wabbling in the effort to get the natural and public domain. In the same signed to force an election. A Dare to Mr. King Mr. Stevens also dared Mr. King to largely to thft titimalus of low prices bring down' the 1919 Liberal tariff quoted to the trade as a result of platform, cither in the house or in the country at a general election. Ho himself, Mr. Stevens said, come a general election were it not for redistribution. The wesr was en- titled to fair representation. In the afternoon, Hon. C. J. minis- ter of justice, returned to his declara- tion of the previous day In regard to tho appointment of a Canadian min- ister at Washington. It was not cor- rect to say. he said, that objections jiolice routed the attacking party wounding some of its members. In ail ambush at Mount Charles. county Donegal, a constable was killed. The ambushed party was a combined force of police and military. At BallrlongCord, county Kerry, a con- istable was shot and killed. S. SENATOR WOULD NOT CANCEL WAR DEBT x N'hIW YORK, Feb. States Senator Albert ,1. !8everldgo of yesterday op- posed cancellation of the war debts of the allies tu the United States. He suggested that Great Britain (might "reduce her liabilities by trans- ifcrriusr to this country her posses- sions in the West Indies, South Am-1 tn'ca and Bermuda." J'Yance, ho added, might do hke- Vise, giving to tho United States St. (Martin, Martinique and Guadeloupe. PARIS, Feb. United States note of protest regarding the mandate question, receipt of which 6y Hugh Wallace, United States ambassador to France, was announced to the council of the League of Nations yesterday, was laid before the council when it as- sembled thie morning. It was the first subject under discussion by the members of the council. The United States note was present- ed to the council In English and in view of Its considerable length, it was decided to have it translated 'into French so that each member might have an understandable copy before him when It came up for'discussion. H was understood probably would not bo given outointil late to- had been raised by Great Britain to the appointment. From the opposition side. C. A. Pourhier, Belfechasse, criticized that idealism in regard to the League of Nations being overdone. Canadian delegates should have stuck to prac- tical things and not mixed "trading stamps with moral issues." Dr. Fontaine of Hull' and Arthur Trahan, of Nicolet, continued the at- tack on the government. DRUGGIST ADMITS HE MADE MISTAKE CAUSING ONE DEATH TORONTO, Feb. Caa- well, proprietor of the Peoples' Drug Store, this city, admitted last night at the inquest being conducted by Dr. M, M. Crawford into the cause of the death of Mrs. Ethel Resnick on Sun- day, February 13, that lie had given barium sulphurette instead of barium sulphate to the deceased when be filled a prescription given by Dr. Maurice Pollock. In his examination he stated that the barium sulphate and barium sulphurette or sulphide, were but little known aud he had never been called upon to prescribe sulphate before. B.C. Farmers Talk Political Action Resolution Being Considered Not in Favor of Organiza- tion as a Whole Acting Witness Dies In SpracUin Case Ernest Dealippe Victim of Pneu- at Inquest To Be Used WINDSOH. Feb. Mrs, Trumble, proprietor of the Chappclle had a "gun" in her hand after husband was the admission of Jack Barman, on crosa-eiammation at the trial ot Rev. J. O. L. SprackUn, for inanslaugnter in con- nection with the death oC Eeverley Trtnnble, proprintor oC the ChappeHo House in November last. Mrs. Trunv ble, in giving her evidence yesterday, .declared that her husband had no gun when he was shot by Spracklin. In his main evidence, Bannap had merely repeated his story as given at the preliminary investigation, Mr. Braclclin, defense counsel, on cross- examination this morning, said to the witness: "After you went into the dining room leading from the hall into the private dining room, you say you saw Trumble and that he said to you 'I am you then saw Sirs. Tmmble. Did Mrs. Trumble have a sun in her "Yea, sir." said the witness. This answer was 'the signal for a, demonstration oC handclapping in the courtroom. v Officers were then placed about the courtroom to arrest for contempt of court any one who indulged in such demonstrations again. CAKDSTON DEBATERS WILL GO TO EDMONTON, FINALS WITH CAMROSE 1 Interest Should (From Our Own Correspondent) GEDDES IN WASHINGTON WASHINGTON, Feb. Auck- land Geddes, the British ambassador, back iu Washington today after jperBooal conferences with foreign of- pr.n dfflHaiR iii rcmjon, prepared to take up with the administration Jiciiding questions between Great jOrltain and the United Slates. Sir Auckland and Lady Oeddes will Iiavo with them for the Inauguration nt President Harding on March Lady Rauhel Cavendish, daughter of Hie Duke and Duchess ot Devonshire and Lady Scott, daughter tha DiiVe arid nncheSB of Hue- flench. CARD3TOX, Feb. -.a--A telegram was received today Mr. Low, prin- cipal of the Cardstoii Higlj School, from Uie department of extension, University of Alberta, Edmonton, stat- ing that the Cardston High School debuting team would be required to meet the Camrose team in the final try-out for the provincial champion- ship. Cardston'a team will uphold the affirmative side of the debate on tho 'school curriculum. The date is set for March 4th, and'both teams will VANCOUVER. Fell. action'came up for consideration today at the second clay's deliberations of the United Far- mers of British Columbia, in conven- tion here. Tun resolutions commit- tee submitted ;i resolution covering: motions from various local brunches that "in the opinion of this convention it is not desirable that the association, as fi body take direct political action." This decision, however, would inter- fere in with the liberty any j member, local, district or division pro- inotlng direct political action in the i; uny farmer candidate. :his resolution. disap- proved, another will be introduced WrXDSOK, Feb. Des- lippo, one of the star witnesses'in the j Spracklin manslaughter case, who has been confined at Hotel Dieu, suffer- ing 1'roin pnuemonia since Sunday evening, died at seven o'clock this morning. It is understood that the evidence given by Deslippe at the inquest will be used at the trial now in progress. from Wyndell local providing that the organization take political action in provincial elections, the ehalrmau of the committee announced. A resolution urging the provincial govcv'nrnent to arrange cheaper stumping powder for bona fide farm- MS, passed. JUMP 22.000 FEET IN PARACHUTE DROP STILL ANOTHER DROP IN CRUDE OIL PITTSBURO, Ftb. principal oil purchasing agencies here today announced a reduction of 35 ctntf In tha prkt of crude oil. The new price, effective Im- mediately, Is 41.90 a barrel. FORT SILL. Ark., Feb. What is believed by aerial officers here to_ be a world'e altitude rc- cord for a parachute jump was es- tablished yettertfay when Serg- eant Chambers jumped from in airship piloted by Lieut. Wagner at a height of feet during an aerial circus here. The prev- ious record Is said to be feet. six miles from his SWIFT CURRENT BOND TROUBLES TO BE AIRED Beer Clause Will Be Inserted, B.C. Moderation Act But Effort Will Be Made to Re- strict Public Drinking as Much as Possible Turkish Problems i Before Conference Of Premiers Today Turkish Delegation Divided Into Two in St. James Palace VICTORIA. Feb. hour changes in the draft of the Moderation liquor bill, which will be tabled in the legisla- ture this afternoon, will give effect, it is stated, to demands for the insertion in the bill of a "beer clause." This clause, it was intimated last night, will provide for the sale of beer in hotel dining rooms, restaurants, hotel bars, cabarets and clubs, the beer, however to be sold only in sealed packages, thus observing" the prin- ciple upon which tie people approved at the plebiscite, f This beer, it is said, must be secur- ed from the government stores and will only be sold to patrons possessed of the required permit1, the attendant being required to demand production of, the government permit before the package is handed over. Once in possession of the package the patron will be permitted to open it and drink on the premises. It Is intimated, too. that the bar feature will be eliminated and such establishments will have to provide tables for their patrons. Feb. of Near Eastern problems by allied and Turkish delegates began'here' tbfa morning at o'clock, The representatives entered the confer- ence in two -separate and distinct bodies, the Turkish Nationalist envoys having refused to join tho delegates of the sullau'a porernnicnt. The conference waa held in the Queen Anne drawing room of. S.t. James Palace instead of the picture gallery as waa Intended, the delegates assembling at a great horse shoe table in the ventre of tha apartment. Premier Lloyd George sat on the left side of the table with Premier Brland of France and Count Sforza, Italian foreign minister. On the other side of th'e table -eat Earl Curzon of secretray of state for for- eign the Japanese delegates being soalod at his right. Tho Turkish representatives were manner Mr. Ewing Bought to show t that the opposition was the one band of men In the province which had remained steadfast on th' subject, ADVOCATES FIGHT IN COURT? This historical review was pre- liminary to Mr. Ewina's conten- tion that the provincial govern- ment should at once take the most active steps to foret the hands of the federal government in making the transfer of the pub- lic domain to the Fail- ing this Mr. Cwing advocated a fight in the courts or possibly an appeal direct to the British parlia- ment. J Hon. Mitchell Reply Hon. C'. R. Mitchell, acting premier, lidojurned live debate and will make reply on Hie subject at the Wednes- day afternoon session. Hoadley-Boyle Clash In addition to Mr, Ewing's speech which was a really notable effort from the opposition point of Mori. J. II. Boyle, attorney-general, ami George Hoadley, opposition, Okotoks. had their annual clash over alleged evasiveness of answers given to ques- tions. Fred Davia, opposition, ]iieniT bcr from Glcichen, had aakcd. One, aimed'to embarrass Mr. Boyle with' reference to his recent visit to Ot-, tawa, when, among other duties he at- tended tho Mackenzie King Liberal National committee meeting, Mr. Davis wanted to Itnovr "Tho salary paid to a member of the cub- aud "Is a. member of the gov- ernment required or expected to give the-whole ot his time to the busi- ness of tho people of 'the Boyle Conies flack x "OC course every one owes the min- Mr. Boyle re- plied, "The ministers receive such salaries as are fiied by statute and vot- ed by tho and to tUs otlicr ono ho answered, "The duties and responsibilities of a member of the government of Alberta are tha same as any minister of the crowti in any government under our Britisit syaiem of respousiblo ,1 clear hit at federal miulster's me political journeys, Mr. Hoadley denounced the reply as given a separate table. Tewfik Pasha, j "An absolute evasion" and a "direct representative of the Sultan's govern- aurf asked the speaker to rula ment looked ill into the room by 1 go ho was assisted of bis staff. THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT Bclcir Samy Bey, head of the Turkish Nationalist delegation, accompanied by his colleagues and a secretary, enter- ed the room after Tewfik Pasha. The two Turkish delegations, al- though in word tjnd attitude hostile to each other, nevertheless apparently have a common many ob- servers crediting them with acting on the theory that they can obtain more by acting apart than by to- gether. The Angora delegation has given the French to understand that il! the conference- does not grant an ade- quate revision of tho treaty of Sevres, Kemal desires to negotiate direct with France. The Nationalists jffilrm that they have eighty t-toiisand men in.reserve, welf equipped for Held service. SWIFT CUKriti.Vr. Feb. holders of the city from Toronto and Winnipeg will attend the preliminary conferences in city affairs, requested by Mayor Rule aud the city council here today. An adjustment of obligatioTis will be made, it is anticipated, and that it will lessen the present heavy strain demanded of the ratepayers, placing the city in u more prosperous c-ondi- regards development. BOSTON COPS HAVE OWN AUTO STOLEN BOSTON, Feb. Boston pblice department has a of its own to settle. While the driv- er of the city hall itation motor wagon was calling for a witness at an uptown branch last night some one stole the police machine. EX-KAISERIN'S BROfHER DIES IN SILESUN HOME OTTAWA, Feb. Canadian flay iu parliament: In the Commons The debate on the throne speech was continued by Hon. C. J. Doherty.} 0: A, Fournier, H. II. I Stevens, Vancouver Centre; Arthur j Trahan. Nicolet; F. J. Fulton. Kam-' loons and Dr. Fontaine. Thill. II, II. Stevens challenged the leader Won't Talk Disarmament To United States .Until New Gov't in Power of the opposition an.1 Liberal LOXOO.V. Fob. 21 -Andrew Bonur Law, the government spokesman ques- tioned in the liouKG.of commons as to i whether Urea t Britain would approach Japau and the Un.tod States for the purpose of conferring on naval con- struction, replied that until the United Feb. Arnst Gunther of Schleswig-ttolstein, broth- er of former Empress Augusta Vic-, fovia, is dead at his home in Silesia. il. IH Htmounceil here, Du he uctml for a.ttmo OR a of Belflum uring the war [o'clock and assistant ROV 1 'ironc n. If ting. meniher'H to resign and seek a test in j general election. Amendments to j the regulations from tho MacKenxie; River oil fields was approved by cab-j inet council, Speaker Rhodes of the commons j and Speaker Boliiuc of the senate.) sworn in as privy Report on department of Indian af- fairs tiiblnd in the lioiu-.e of Western UmonlHls called ffuicup. j Tho debute waw adjourned by (J. R.: Harrison, Xiptasiug at lO.-'I'J p.m. In the Seriate i Senator Crosby said Hon. P. K. IJInn-' din continued the aciiJress on the spRcch from the throne. The HCiiato rose at 10 p.m. in Parliament OTTAWA. Feb. the ElectionH Act governing Myts for the Ontario prohibition referendum will be up for House will 'resume sittings at 2 o'clock. N'o night sittings. In the Senate Chamber will resume sitting il continue debate on the ipeccli. Thrrr: will be no night whether the minister had to more specifically. ''The rules preclude debate un ques- tions." retorted Mr. Boyle, "Hut.I will, say this question was asked not for obtaining information but for other purposes." Uproar resulted which the speaker finally quelled by declaring ho had no 'right to say whether u question was correctly answered by' the government. Drunken Automobile Drivers Mr. Boyle, however, replied in grewi. detail to a formal motion put by Pearson in which the latter askert amendment of the Motor Vehicles Act to provide imprisonment from fourteen to sixty days without a line for the first offense of being drunk in charge of an automobile, of two to six months for the second and not less than six montha' im- prisonment for the third offense aud impounding of- tho car for three months. ;Mr. Pearson outlined in de- tail -the great abuses which have arisen from intoxicated automobile drivers and the growing number uf fatal accidents. The gist of the attorney-general's reply was (hat the subject involved question of whether drunkenness waa u crime, that i? it was a orime only the federal parliament could leg- islate punishment for it, and the fed- eral parliament had already assumed this in more or less degree, that his sovftrnnient had taken ollice it i own, Hon< Boyle's opinion, was that would not be desirable to express an j dmntenness was a. crime and as sue a, opinion of the suggestion. to be punished under the criminal Another Query was raised an to (.ode that he had much correspond- whether the cabinet hud docicled tm j enue wjth the federal minister of jus- any policy conceming tho building off tico asking enactment of federal legisi- uapital ships in view of tbe Japanese iaiion to punish this crime suitably anil and American programs. such measure would 'be in- Mr. Bonur replying, said thchrnduced ij.t the present sitting ot tbo matter wus fitill under congitlfirs.tion federal bouse. If It were not, IUr. by the committee on imperial Uioyle fjaid the legislature should take aud no decision had yet been reached.1! up" the subject and enact legislation j s'ekjng- .d test in the courts on the HOW. SIDNEY FISHER 1 subject. On this understanding Mr. IS MUCH IMPROVED j peavson withdrew bis motion. OTTAWA, Feb. condition of Hon, Sidney Fiiher, former minister of agriculture, who hat been serious- ly ill at his home for some t.ime, was this morning reported to he considerably improved. TRIBUTE TO CAPT. TOM WALLACE, M.P- TOROXTO. Feb. groups i" tli'B legislature yesterday jii'ternoon paid tribute tu ".ie latn ('aptufn Tom Wallace, M.P., VVt'Ht Vork. FOURTEEN YEAU OLD ACQUITTED OF MURDER SUDBURY. Ont, Feb. D. Nadeau of Spanola, Ontario, U years old, was acquitted by a jury at the assizes here yesterday on a charge-of having murdered his older brother. Leon, at thsir home on January S last. Tha youthful prisoner admitted shooting hie brother in a quarrel, but said tragedy an accident ;