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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X11I. TWELVE PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUAIIY 25, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBERGI Asquith Elected Capt. "Bob" Campbell Attacks Use of Yank Text Book in Calgary Schools ALSO CRITICIZES GOVT. ADMINISTRATION E.D. B.C. (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON, Feb. Is Without a Pilot: Where Is Geddes Irish Home Rule Robson lMB.A50lJITtLJ LONDON, Feb. Former Premier H. H. Atqulth was elect- ed to parliament from the Paisley constituency En the recent bye- election. Announcement of the result wns made this afternoon. Mr. AsHjulUi, Liberal, polled H.6D4 Hack on tho me of Meyers general j TJ T history, an test took, !ot Captain 1L B. Campbell, x MaeKeui, Coalition. nochy Mountain, had discovered In I Cheered and Hissed j cllfnax-to a day 'of olnal testimony in his libel luit ajiinrt Dr. Karl Helfferleh, for- mer treasury. Tha nature of this testimony, it wis conittferfdf -jeft. -Ejzberger no othtr permuting the B; IX railway to lapse Into n ilition of a traffic breakdown he said, was easily visible last sum- mer, and not due to the extreme wea- ther, as government-speakers would LarlS the house believe. Ho told of his (rips over the line last summer, of the oscillation, ot trains on (be crooked' (rack so that a person in one of the cars could look out right ahead, nC put under tlio rails to them from disappearing on the muskeg, of the entire track disappear- ing under the combined weight of the two when a freight Iratu passed n passenger'train on a siding, and of a 170 hour trip to cover 37C miles" from TJllmonton to Grande a IS 'hour trip to cover the lino from Grande I'rairio to Spirit River Ian September. Mr. Campbell got into (juite an :irgu nient with tho Premier nnd Hou, A. iT. Minister of Public Works, on Ihe subject of !hc relative tnoril of reinforced concrete bridges versus steel bridges. He criticized the Dominion (Icivprnment for decld-l Ins In favor of a "hybrid" atcel and concrete bridge at Banff., cited the fact that ihero four big cement plants in Alberta employing much un- skilled labor which were idle, and took 1hc provincial government lo putting up steel bridges which req'ulr- the importation of structural stt-c-l Tvorkers fo erect them, lie con- creto was cheaper than steel, arid lhat whereas steo! had increased Si per cent, comeiit had only increased per cent. BULLETINS ASSASSINATION OF SERB PRINCE IS ATTEMPTED LONDON, Jeb. attempt has been made to auasslnatt Prince Regent. Alexander of' Ser- bia and Premier Protltch, accord- ing {o a dispatch from Trieste to the Giornale coital3a, forwarded by the Central News' Rome cor- Both the prince regent and the premier wero wounded, the report declares. HAMILTON TAX RATE .WILL BE 35 MILLS H A MILTO O n E, Fe b. .2 The tax .rate for. this-year was. fixed at 35 mills on.the dollar by the city council here last night, an mcrease of- four 'mills over the rate last year. DHAXDON, Man., Feb. To arrange plans for a general 'convention of Western Canada boards of representatives of Y.incouycr, CEilgary, Edmon- ton, Saskatoon, Mooso Jav.% Medicine Hat, Weyb.urn, Port Arthur' anil Winnipeg boards ot trade will meeti here Friday and Satur- 4 day o3 this week. WILSON REPLY ON ADRIATIC RECEIVED Feb.. Wilson's reply to the allied note on the Adriatic situation reached London this morning.' it was de- livered to the allied supreme coun- cil shortly after hoon. BUTTON, BUTTON, WHO GETS THIS WHISKEY? Scaling Arrangements of Ontario Legislature For Coming Session ;kims That Under Act He is Not Eligible to Hold 'Seat- Representing Beaver; Pirtgle Will Give His Decision Wed- nesday. 'Special to Herald) (Special Herald) Fib. er Charles S. of th- Alberta leQislature ruFed'Wednesday after- noon that he no jurisdiction to decide raised by general J. S. Stewart of Leth- bridge that Hon.-Jwllfrld Gariepy, former Minister of Muhicipalitiec, -h'as forfeited fiiaMJt In the House .by removal of .domicile to Quebec speaksn- handed down a b'nef written opin- ion to tMs effect, the decision of. the question must be left to the members of the'House them- selves. FARMERS MAY GET LETH3RIDGE NORTHERN REPORTS FJ10M HERALD Farmers will bo anxious to secure copies of. the report of ] Ueo. G. Anderson on the Lcthbridgo Nortberu pro- 'ject. The Herald has about fifty ot these which interested farmers In the L-ethbridge Nor- thern or other projected irri- gation districts may have by writing the Herald or calling at the Herald office. Toronto Branch Wauls Cellars of Rich Raided and Over- Supply Taken HAMILTON, Onl, Feb. case of whiskey is going b-gging in this city because no person dare take it. in and the local llcenie has written to the department aMToronto for ad- vice in the matter. A woman or- dered it from Montreal, but she was fined for a breach of the On- tario Temperance Act, and since thnn her abode Ic now an illegal place she cannot take the liquor In. A neighbor offered to buy tho whtikey, but this would also constitute a breach of, it is LESS UNEMPLOYED STRIKE TIES UP FRENCH RAILWAYS a decision to call a strike reached by delegates of the railroad un- ions at a meeting here last night, the Paris, Lyons and Mediter- ranean railway was nlmost com- pletely tied up this morning. All shops were-, Idle, Attempts arc being rosdc by ins sec- tions of the unions to axb.ind the strike Into apostasy and shame." NevJs and Chronicle Satisfied Tho Daily says the new polity hears nil the marks of :i compromise. it having manifestly emerged from u conflict of views, but tlio newspaper. expresses the opinion thgt the baiauix OH the good 'Unquestionably predomi- nates. The Chronicle, winch lias lately, ad- vocated peace with the Holsheviki. says yesterday's decision embodies ;i- big step forward, but ia masked un- der .evasive expressions. "'''The allies.'1 the newspaper "have plainly entered the path at tW end of which is 'peace. They might clal governiilent to conduct canvass vrllli'advantage have taken a more ill- the cellars ot individual I reel path to tbe same i Cella Toronto and where spirituous' lljiubr m excess oC 3C quart bottles fire' found, that it be sold to government vendors The Herald, Labor organ, says "ihwt. the nllfes grudgingly and reluctantly0. arc taking (lie1 part they should liaviv and the proceeds given to proper tafccn a year but> regrets "that" cases of soldier re-establishment. fl'f language of Mieir manifesto is- In the discussion of the resolution, insolent." Ceorgo Drown claimed that he knew! Approval or the allied policy is' 01" an where a Toronto' ell- given by the Express, but the news- I. W. W. Armistice Day Shoot-! ing Trial ii Cause of Pres- ent.. Unrest There Wash., Feb. Commanded by Arthur Casey, a detachment of Camp Lewis .triops left for .Montesano on a special train this morning. Every man of the detachment, the sire of which officers refused to state, was equipped wilh ball ammunition., Jail Delivery Feared Izen recently stocked Ills cellar to the extent of seven car loads of liquor. "That is what I call i Another resolution accusing the 1 Hearst publications with dlssominat- ing "lying scurrilous anil-British pro- asked tlie federal govcrn- jmcni, to prohibit (heir sale and impor- lalion in Canada. SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. i on low-priced goods iroops were cxpecled to leave Camp! ,.ont jiu, of opinion al .TORONTO CLOTHIERS PROTEST TORONTO. Feb. protest was registered by the Retail C'loth- I iers' Association of Ontario at the. an- nual convention ot ihe association hern yesterday, against the order of the Imar.l of commerce Drolling Hie goods lo 2fi pel- Lewis, Tacoma, on the first regular j ,'m.0iini; was thai there should he train to Monlesano, Wash., luiluy. :ic-, inircaac mi lu 50 per cent. cording to -word received here. Tho troops were requested by Prosecuting Attorney Herman Allen, who is cor- duclirig Ihe state's case against (en alleged Industrial Workers of llic World charged with the murder Warren Grinlm, Cenlralia Armistice] for an amount less than victim. Rumored plots of on at- 1 value. templed jail WANTS SHIP SALE DEFERRED ALBANY, X.Y.. Feb. New York state sen'ate yesterday adopted a resolution nrging 1'resident Wilson j lo defer Hie sale of confiscated r.ur- man ships for delivery prompted it, was said, to rcvicst tho soldiers. TORONTO POLICE GET INCREASE IN PAY 1 TOnOXTO, Feb. ser- geants and Selective sergeants were granted Increases of a year each ir, salary by the police commissioners yestorday. This, with a recent in- crease of ?300, brings the salary up lo 3 year. COLBY SUCCEEDS "ROBERT LANSING WASHINGTON, Feb. Bainbrldge Colby, of New who was one of tbe leaders of Ihe Progressive party under Col. Hoosevell, will succeed llobt. Lansing as secretary of state. B.C. Farmers Plan to Keep Out of Politics (Special to the Herald) ___ _____ _ _____ RAYMOND. Feh. trustees Wo use it In Ihe study of ancient and i ot the Soulliern Irrigation distrlcl! li. British Minister of Edufallon, relative to the 1 racrtleval hlstnry mid Iho hook was K. Allen, C, Jensen and Arthur Farmtira arc lo fullow tliobo of n'.lnck dellvcrei! on the American! one-, for lhat purpnac." met hero recenlly ami organized. II. Onlarlo anl tinil enter Inc VICTOlllA, II. f., rcli. Canadian Tlio United Fann- ers of Hrillsh Columbia not going tnlo politics this year. They decided [his with little opposition as they clos- ed their convention shortly after noon todiVy Ijy a resolution. 0. K, Weeks of. Kclowna, declared lhat no action linrl'liwn tnV-cn nn riiicallon J.hnt has Men uppermost in the minds of farmers llmiughoul Ilie Cnluntlii.i culogliim In tho edition of the book In thehouso Tiicsday By Capl. H. WASHINGTON, Feb. (Hy Asso-l K. Campbell of Hocky Mountain con- stituency. "I thought it was a 1917 edition wo had been using In Ibe paid Mr. Smith, "but on looking It up, I find it was the 1MB edition. elated It. Crane, o( Chicago, (s understood lo have been nolecletl by 1'rcslrlent Wilson as min- ister lo China to succeed Dr. Pnul Bolncb, yho recently reslijiieil. "I had never seen this edition and since reading It, I will say that 1 fi. Ailen, of Raymond, was elected chairaati, and- J. W. Evans, of Ray. Kurlhcr that edition ol tho hook wasjall." inlcnd lo have Ibo entire hook in allimnnd, was cleclcd secretary-treasurer, its editions thrown out of our a strong central organlza- The author has not given'113 history lion. OHtcoa will tin opened inimcrti- In Ihe 1519 edition and don't want' ntely In llaymciml. Tho chairman and Ibal html nS book in I'm schools ntUcc.relary-trfafliirer oxpccl lo vlsll Cal- n Irric-Atiuu business. political field. "What will we be able (o tel! our locals when we go bark If no action putting their own candidates in hard job explaining we KM Prr.'ident ijiii! was pleased with Ihe: result, divlflrinir that Ihe time hns not yo! crane farmers to take separate political action in this province. "Unless our organization work pro- ceeds and proiiiora, we will never set anywhere. Political action at, the prrsenf, limn wouttl briniC-nnift any Mirb (inmlidatf'a. If, was mailo t-lear after the resolution was W1NN1PEO. Feb. J. 15. Allen, one of tlie original members' o( the Tloyat Northwest Mounted Police, a Boer WaT veteran and also a man who fervstl during the lale war. notwithstanding the lad that, lie was well over ago llmll. .will, preside at thn eighteenth annual din- ner ot tho Sonlli African here March 1. ;