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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TMUKSDAY, FEI3UUARY 20, 1920 LETMBHilXJE, SHIR PARLIAMENT OPENS IN NEW BUILDINGS; NEW DOMINIONf RANCHISE ACT COMING Speech From the Throne I'rcjident British Chamber Of ".Shipping Says U. S. Mer- chant Marine Must Reckoned WHIi ALSO GET IN THE SWIM LONDON. Vcb. Ihc courso of EIH address bc submitted lo you for approval. Negotiations for the conclusion of treaties of peace with Hungary and Turkey are now well advanc- ed and it concluded in time, wil) be 'ait! before you during tho pres- ent session of par'iiin'.ent. Note on Adriatic- Harsh Hut iginal t'fanglc Nol Old Or- lan i MAY TRY AGAIN--TO BRING PARTIES TOGETHER {Continued S) Caillaiix Claims He -v, Was Only Preparing The Way For Peace could capture Ibe whole of tbe British. markets.- and even supply Iximlou on better, lerhVsVtha'VfQnld Northumber- land find1, Durham. made a strong plea for n .complete restoration of commercial and civil, liberty. Ho said juent control had been a that it wjis paralyzing, and wasteful. govern French Premier on Trial foi- Treason in Sensat- ional Defense Speech Feb. trial yes- terday on-it; chargo-bE Laving .had treasonable de tilings "with tno enemy, former.Premier, Joseph Caiilaux ror- and' ausuhivii the offensive nctlvf- tics in Going over bis execu- Uvo. policy, said lie lirbdlbtod the-- -cntiro chaos -which ohtain at ttip conclusion tbe e n hvar and prqscrihed the .remedies to 1 falluie- be applied. Ho' saw in 191S ivh.it eev- eral tlio peaccldelegates had [ailctl lo grcisp in 1019, tbtf declaren. I "Xcvur have 1 's.oughl .a 'Separate peace or a peace of com Caillsux said. "I swear to (be incm hers of llic bigh ho continued, j I had not the slightest imli'.fcal aim when 1 went to Italy. I never had a political aini throughout Ibt war. tisit several limes I had the be- lief that we must prepare Tor peace." To the charge that he approacncu i r T IT tho Vatican with u that Uic Hill Presented in British House empires be bounded Follows Closely Outline by Lloyd George to peace, Caillaux I "Never I set Toot inside the Vatican in my lite." then launched forth into a long address in which he explained his economic and financial policy. This for nearly an hour held the court and spectators in breathless lion. "I was in favor of Iho great offcns- taking up the measure tomorrow, 1 ivh in Uic spring of 1017." ho .saiil, The present bin, it is understood, I "but I ohvays .held that it inus: bo adheres fairly closely to (Itc measure conducted with Oie utmost energy, pr as ouilined by Premier Lloyd George j otherwise it would fail. I nm still in Hit; house December 22 last. Tlie convinced thai had lite offensive boon pushed with nil possible means at our command, wo would have been suc- cessful and achieved a victorious Feb. bill for Irish bortiG rule, long promised by the government, was presented to the house of commons today-. The first reading was of the IHlc alone and was a mcrr formaiiiy, preliminary to government project centres on .set- ting up iwo parliaments in Ireland, one for tho south and one for the 'north. allied supreme council tonight, dispatch- ed to Washington its answer to the note of President Wilson on the Adriatic question yesterday.. The reply, was corny pleted duKn-j' today's session of the PARIS, Fob, roply to the allied powers, pays Pertinax, writing in the Kcho do Piiris, isniostmoderatc in form and does the menace to withdraw from Kuropetin af- but jn substance stands the Adriatic plan of December IK Premiers Lloyd George and lie adus, will Consider Ibe tuid debate, on the address troni the throne which was coucludeil Jn tlie legislature Wednesday WHS ;i dash, between lipii. A. G. .McKay, min- ister ot health and municipalities, ami George Hoailley. former leader of opposition during .Mr, -McKay's dcfeiist of the government's relief mcasurc3 in 'rust Companies Acts, the Indian Act! strict ihc rebuilding uf waste caused jiroauctJon and re- 1 drouth ateo a rerlial due! lit- twccn Krci, Davlfi GK-I- mi tho Exchequer Court Aet, and a bv the war. But, tho governowncral u r ill to ratify the international opium j proceeded, it Is cause for thankfulness an.. JK.J onveiillon. Tlio speech from the throne refer- ed to ratification of the peace treaty ctveou tho allied powers and Ger- many and ihe formal 'constitution and ho League of Nations, "It is satisfactory to neeeh remarked, the that he status ol Canada as a member of he league has thus been definitely ised." that of al! countries affected hy the war, Canada has maintained a record of social anil Industrial and com- mercial prosperity second to none. The- address In reply to the speech from the throne will bo moved in the scnulo hy Senator ProudfooL anM sec- onded hy Senator Chapais. the house it will be moved by Hume Cronyn, of London, uiul seconded by Alexander McGregor, of 1'iclou. New Yorkers Fear St. Lawrence Canal N. Y., Feb. apalnst the St. Lawrence ship canal project as aiding Canadian ports to the detriment of those in the slate of New will be contained in the annual report to Vfie. legis- lature S. Walsh, superintendent of public works, The greatest danger in the St. Lawrence project, the report will say, lies in the possibility. large lake vessels might-ply to Mqnlitial, passing Buffalo, and thus diverting the commerce of the Great Lakes to, a Canadian port. The report will declar'a that the state barge canal U adequate to the needs of the commerce for several generations. JOSEPH CAILLAUX Former premier of Prnnco, who faces the French senate, silting EIK a high court of justice, charged with traitorous conduct to'ivnrtls liis 'coun- Iry during Ibo war. "Rum Revolution" Threatens InN.J. NEWARK, N. J., Feb. Open physical warfare between the "wet" and "dry" forcts In New Jersey is predicted by leaders In the prohibition movement as n result of passage of the beer bill by the New Jersey naacmuiy UH Tuesday. Beer will be sold In the state next week, these leaders assert, and they add that there would begin disorder and a clash between fad- era! and state authorities similar to thi Iron Hiver, Michigan, "rum revolution." Five Burned to Death, House Fire MONTREAL, Feb. woman and four children were burned to death this afternoon at Green- field Park, East, about 15 miles from here. From the meagre de- tails, it is presumed they were casualties when the house in which they lived took fire and they were unnblc to escape. Claim 85 p.c. Commercial Failures in U.S. Last Year Due to Lack of Advertising TORONTO, Fob, Oni.ir'i Cisihsfa' St Its annual meeting here yesterday decided to expel from the association any member found guilty of taking excess profile or Indulging in fraudulent advertis- ing. The delegates "pledged themselves- lo fight the rising coat of clothing and agreed that they would dell at the lowest passible hnargln of profit. They also agreed to discontinue Slates goods because of Ihe exchange sllualion, and to cancel ordcrc already given In the United States unless the American manufacturers would agree to all exchange In excess of 6 per cent, Among a number of addresses given today was one by T, M. Humble, of this city, who quoted Bradstrcel's as authority for the statement that In the UnlUd States In the past year 85 par cent, of the commercial, fail- ures were due to lack of advertising, ABOLISH CONTKOr, ON JAFFA, PALEST! .Mitchell, prorii'.fl'.U treasurer, alleged, unfairnoss In the? of the supplementary revenue tax on Mr. McKay delivered an especially strong argument on behalf of the gov- ernment's efforts for thn relief of suf- ferers in The droutli areas, laying down the rule that tho government did out intend to discourage the work of, char- itable" organizations such as the Ked. Cross, the V. A. and the I'. W. A. Free Freight Criticized Mr. Davis arguiii! that the govern- ment, instead of paying freight on feed j to cattle, and freight on cattle lo i feeding grounds, direct out of the pub j lie treasury, should have loaned iho j money instead ib cattlemen. He belli ilint many of tho cattlemen who j cGivetl this free freight assistant "ere jucro able to pay than taxpayers in the drouth area who would have tn help bear the burden of it. 'Mr. McKay contended that thid in direct contradiction to the crili-. cism voiced the previous day by Mr., I ISoadiey that tho government Imd' I not iloue enough for tbe sufferers in, Hie drouth area, and cleverly soushi j to make it appear Ihat Mr. Davis were nt loggerheads. Mr.r I Hoadloy .eald that ho would produce documentary evidence later on .show-; had been1: Outline of Legislation at Tirsl Session of U. O. House Next Month WESTERN BOARDS TRADE TO HOLD CONVENTION UKANDON'. Man.. To arnuigc plans for a general convention of Western .Canada boards of tradcl representatives of Vancouver. Calgary, Kdmo'n- Saskatoon, lUjginii, Moose Mudicino JJal. Wcybwru, UlhlirEdgc, Port .Arthur and hoards of trade incct here Friday and SaLur- this week. V Welcomed by Jewish Commun- ity as Advance Guard of World Mass TORONTO, Feb. the government measures to be put forward by the Qrury govern- ment this session will the superannuation qct, classifica- tion of the civil service, amend- ments to tbe.Workmen's Compen- sation Act, pensions, amendments to tbe Succession Duties Act and legislation for a provincial income tax. There will be. amendments to the On- tario Temperance Act. Want Railway Extension TORONTO. Feb. extension (social lo The Hcraio. of the TcmiF.kaining and Northern KSJ.MOXTOX, Ocnsra Ontario llnllwuy, from North. Hay 10 S. Stowart. opposition OTTAWA, Feb. Ian the specified purpose of proving whether or not the activities cf the hoard of com- merce of Canada have been effec- tive in keeping down excess its in Canada, the board has today abolished its control of sugar, and the fixed price of a pound at the refineries no longer ob- tains- The cost of production has undoubtedly Increased since the order was made fixing the price on January 8r and the board feels that some concession should be made to dealers, XMV YOriK, Feb. band of yCi .Jews from Southern Hussiii who pooled every ''cent of their life sav- ings to r.harter n. steamer at, Oilnssa with llio three million roubles they raised, hHVf. landed at Jaffa, in Pales- tine, according lo ;L dispatch made public here yesterday hy Ihe Zionist! ;nnlznt1on ot America. Tbe imnii- nla broke through tiio government inul Zionist restrictions holding them back until Iho Inml is opened to immr Kration by tho signing of Iho irealy of ijcaco with Turkey, the dispalch said. 'he -Itwish community of Jaffa greeted Iho first large group of Jews reported to have reached leal in p, us Ihe advance g.uard o( world inas-s" o( Jews lo ttrt Holy Land, it was. stated. Parry Sound, was requested today hy a. dcptilalion of uhoitt fifty resldonls of the Parry Sound district who wait- ed ou Premier Drury, Provincial Treas- urer Smilh ami lion. JJenhih minister of lands rind forests. Careful coiiEideration of the re- quest was promised by the ministers. DANDITS KILL STOREKEEPER HHATTM'J, bnndils today robbcil and kilicil .1. I'. Pnsclilck, storekeeper ami riostnm at Cumberland, a King county coal lowii near v Seattle, according to.re ports received liere. SPAIN ,8UVS MATERIALS OF WAR FROM BRITISH Ffii. noiinccment was made yealerday that Ihe. minister of war had anlliorizeti the aeqtiiKition from the Hritlsh gov- crnmeiil war material valued ai more 'limn BULLETINS SOVIETS MAKE- 'PEACE MOVE LONDON, Feb. soviet commissary of foreign affairs dispatched notes to the United States, Japan and Rumania, offer- ing them peace with Sov.ret Rus- sia, according to a wireless dis- palch from Moscow received here today, MOSCOW ELECTION RESULTS LONDON, Tcb. wireless dis- palch from Moscow says Mint Inlcst returns In Hie .Moscow elections show Hint of (lie foviel members chosen, (12 tiro Bolshevik, 27 yymnntlilzers Ihe movement, inenitjevs of no party, nine Mcnsliivlk. and ono An- arcliUI. Kdltor Stcekloff. of (he newspaper Isvoslia, elected, the dispatch atMs. purposes to follow up his attempt unseat Uon, Wilfriil former minister of municipalities who is MCJJW ft resident of Quebec province J sitting at this session of Ihc IcRish-t tnrc Tho new alteiupt probabiy will j take tlio fortn of a motion to appoint n rclcct committee of liie house to RO into the (fiicstton. NO'ADVERTISING IN 'PEG PAPERS OWING TO NEWSPRINT SHORTAGE WINNIPEG, Feb. Local newspapers publish an announce- ment today that owing to the con- tinued shortage of newsprint they .ire obliged, "until further notice" to discontinue the publication of advertising, this step being taken to insure as far fes possible an un- interrupted news service. Government in Doubt on Changes in Liquor Act FAMOUS ARCHITECT DEAD Mass., Feb. 26.- Jolin Olmslearl, a landscape archi- tect, rticd hero lasl night, He plan- neil the grounds of world's fair and gMiiiiiiU ut Wlnnipef Ihc exposition (Spf'Ul ID The Hi raid) T-3D.MONTON, Feb. linld- i iiifi a caucus until midnight Wcdnes- and :i in-Jtllni: -jf Hi? CaMncf Thursday morning, Hi ft gfivcrnnusnl PICTURE still ax far off w ever from rtecldinK i on a rlcfinilf, poiiry h; rogard lo prn- SAX Feb. Tbe t I'osed amendmonts in (lie Mnuor Act. JApancf-e gnvcrnmciit will receive no H prHcHcally snllled tlial n plrh- aprlications for passports for "picture iscitc will bo Uktn on the 'lUfslUm brides" to Iho United States aitprjof prolilhiting private inlRr-pvnviiicIn, today, il -was announced here by T, shlpnifnls of but what shall lu Ohtajohla, Mnpsncse nft'-r the [OrbUnlc carries. ;n No pssannrts will ho Issued after Kcb-' nearly everyone. secnis lo think ninry '2'.', although those receiving jit will, Is Iho slIckhiR iniinl. hflve six monlhs in which! 'Some uioinhors favov liavjnp ilin to UKC tbe in i govern NO MORE PASSPORTS FOR Municipalities Did Most Tho chief defense of Ihe govern- ment's course in distributing drouth- relief. howeverv as voiced by Mr. Me-1 Kny, was that the government had left most oi Ihe work to the xnuiiicipaCi- ties' representalives in Ihe rural diS' tricts who, he said, wer? as compe-i tent to deal "with it as tiie members of tiie legislature or government. "We left it to'them lo use, their said Mr. McKay, "and. backed and told them Ihul' if there-was any loss in thu final re- sult, Ihc government would stand half of it. It is not the duty of the gov- ernment to in and do the that such organizations as the; Ited Cross, the U. P. A., the U. A. and others can do nioro conveniently. If tho government, provides fuel, feed and fodder, it is doing the most thai it should doi" Ridicules Ross and Soviet Other features of the afternoon's debate was a Half serious, half humor- ous address hy Hussell Barker (oppo-, sit Lac Sic, Anne, who ridiculed the assertions of Alex. Ross, Labor member from Centre Calgary, that, tlie Russian Soviet government had prov- ed a success. ''If a soviet government could snlve our liquor gel tbe Hay [rom Ibo north country for our starv- ing cattle, nncl the grain on', of tlm }'eacc Hlvcr and tho Grand o Prairie said Mr. Barker. "I rather think that we -.voiild all be xvearjnpr redyieckticfl in ;i week. But. I am nor sure thai every jaw passed by a soviet would be a good law for that reason, as the member seemed lu suggest. "I am not prepared to say that I would consider the nationalizalion of women a" good law. Perhaps that Is otic of ilio faults of my bciug ;i Con- Fcrvativo, nr perhaps my hesitation might be fluci to the fart Ihat 1 am n. bnchclor. "Miirried men and women." r.mi tinned Mr. Barker amid la light r-r df Iho members, "might takn a i f.-nt view of the wisdom of such a law." Farmer Jim Slams Opposition I Wiir. whd closed tbfl dcbrttf, dflivcrcd aft iiMark on tho opposition side for' throwing out (loo. Uoadley, of Okn- mks. ihn former leader, "by the scruff of tho as bo expressed it, ami i installing .hiioca Hamsny. Xorth Kd- j montcm, instead, on tho ground tbat if. I was -i toward inaugurating a to keep up