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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIU. SIXTEEN PAGES LRTJIBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, FEUHL'AIIY 27, VJ20 8IXTEKX.PAGKS Xl'MBKR G6 BILL TO CONFIRM RELIEF Government Has Spent About! So Far in-Aiding the Drouth Districts M HO IS OFFICIAL OPPOSITION LEADKK? The limid) Feb. 2G.-ln a brief ot'ths house TiinradRy nftei-l noon J. ft llovle In- trdduced by tllh) which con- firms iho uctlon of (he pmrDBieut in making advances for tetA to farm- ers in the drouth ureas of Iho prov- ince, and authurlilng the government to make ,further advances along the same line, accord lug to the speech raide by Hon. A. 0. minister in (hc honse Wed- The provincSal sorcrnincn; has so .far about to? this and other forras of relief vas created y.-Iieu. a propounded hy CH. Davidson North Cal- garj-.. reiotlvo-to M'ho.was lhe leader of Ihc opposition, hy whom appoint- ed, and so on, cnmo up. Among other things. Mr. Davidson wanted to know. ho leader during llm session niere- )y u- do his dudes include leadership -during the "As leadir .of the opposition, iloes hc speak in the house for himself personally, or for the party to the leadership ot which he is and "What Is tho strength lhat a party must havo before it Is entitled lo nn offiSnl leader, receiv- ing leader's salary, wage, payment, stipend, emolument, honorarium, or BRITISH WHEAT IS SET, to Keep Liquor Out Resolution for Referendum Introduced in House Tho texl 0{ i cite of iho question tit prohibiting the J inter-provincial shipment of" liquor was i given Thursdayjafternoon in the houso add as "Whereas, by offend. a--, the Canada FORESEES ELECTION HERESOON iOne Hundred Shillings i ijuKiiiibo i u ls (jie au far rc I HON. J. R. BOYLE 1 Attorney-General, who oil Thursday iu-f troduccd a resolution iu the lilberU' legislature asking the Dominion to take a plebiscite aimed to stop im-1 pi liqkor inlo 'Alberta. j Quarter Guaranteed Price to i Stimulate t j THAT IS CHEA1 ance Act, Chapter the revised statutes of Canada, JSM. as amended ''And wlu-reas. tiiero is at lue jiies- Albma a !LIW prohibiting the intoxU'a'.ing litiutir for noses: 1 -And wiu-rc-as. it is Him j I.uhdoii "Times" Thinks Thai. Navnl Policy and Imperial He- Chapter S ot the statutes ot t Sir. A. Geddes Gets, Post At Washington LONDON. Feb. wjt inllely stated in the lobby of the home of commons tonight that Sir Auckland of nat- ional reconstruction, has been selected as British >m- batsador to the United States. Official announcement of hit ap- pointment, it 'was said, was only awaiting notification from Wash- ington that Sir Auckland Is per- sona grata. Sir Robert.Stevenson Horne, minister of labor, will sue- ceed Sir Auckland ai-president of i the hoard of trade, it was' report- j cd- Ask Sanction Fe'b. in- quiry was made by Hip imiibh em- bassy at the slate department today as to acceptability o( Sir Auckland Ged-i des, now minister of. notional service.' to be British ambassador to the Unit-1 ed 'States, i LONDON, Feb. minis-' ter of'agriculture announces that the government has decided to guarantee the wheat growers of the United Kingdom one hundred shillings per quarter for their production next year. The QOV- j Ins with lhe snb'ject, all that the nt-itbe sale of Intoxicating liquor for i j tofuey-general will .'-be.ante to do will i beverage purposes, requesting that i be to outline vaflous proposed moth- of the electors in all the "'I'hcrWo ods of veiinc problem. 1 Theso range frora Vboue dry" prohibi- tion as one to o{ rationing i ot liijuor. or -ii, %y the card ernment Is gravely concerned over system, as the .6tfrer. laid of Luc; dis- the decline in the wheat produc- i pute. tlon in the United Kingdom j which is attributed to sUte con- I trol and consequent absence of a. j free market, the result being Vhat almost any other crop gives the farmer a better return. "Wheat can only be told to the government at a maximum of 76 shillings a quarter, 'which was fixed irl says the minister, "but the equivalent of 76 shillings in 1918, is 95 now, and while the government is only paying this sum to the British growers, It is buying wheat abroad at between 114 and 135 shillings." The minister says he before the harvest of 1921 gov- ernment Importations and control of wheat will cease and a free loral districts of the province may taken for or against the follO'AiuK, prohibition, thet is to f.iy. Ilia-. j mimum; that H to say. importation anil the bringing a-' "That lhe importation and the bring- Hon. Arihn be it resoivwl that Times' Ottawa corre- ivrniesls Unit the supplies a column to his he electors in all ilu> i-liv- paper on Canada's new houses of par- Icis 01 the j.rovluco mty ha! am, Tirac3 iakes j, ,t, ,ir against llu-following IIHI-I ,m ,ln lilB future of the Dominion. U regards liquors into such province rosy ing of Ihiuors Jiuto suvh orSir he forbidden; province, may ije fetbiildon.'f market be restored. Dominion Parliament Likely Xo Some Revelations in Neiir Future liRlG.-GEN. STEWAUT IS VICE-PRESIDENT j OF ARTILLEHY 150DY OTTAWA. is stated in informed politicir'circlos lhat import- aut revelations are due when ques- tions are asked in.thu house regarding the recent internal friction Iu the board of and it is iiitimateii that these, revelations may develop even Injure tlie'uiiosUous arise in the house. If ihey do eoine before 'the house deals ivith the matter, it Is said it will be because such early disclosure has provoked bj- the publication of Judge Huhson's. version of his reas- ons for leaving the board. OTTAWA, Feb. eral Sir Edward Morrison, K. C. H. Q., C. D.S.O., inspector- general of artillery for was yesterday unanimously elect- ed president of the Canadian Ar- tillery the conclud- ing session of the annual meeting of that body. He succeeds Lieut.- Col. W. G. Hurdman, D. S. O. Brlg.-Gen. J. S. Stewart, D.S.O., Lethbridge, Alia., was elected a vice-president. THESE BURGLARS QUALIFY AS WORLD'S MEANEST MEN foil. Kournler. of 37 Chainplaln Ktreei. Foiirnler tirnl two cl'ililreii were lying ili'iii! ;it the Xntie Dame Hospital, victims (if Ihe 'tin" iheir home was entered by burglar.s strip- ped tho nngnar-Jtd house of all furniture, carpels, clothing, wearing apparel ami pictures friJILl tht- BONE DRYS LEAD IN YUKON DAWSON, Y.T., Feb. Canadjan prohiEition of the liquor traffic hac been endorsed by the people in the plebiscite just held. The hone-drys, with a 'few more polls to hear from, have majority of 185 over those favoring a contin- uance of the bar, and of 265 over those favoring the establishment of government liquor agencies. by the government. A representative of the Dominion' explained, that first yf -i.If the mirrors had been held up in (ho factory, then when they did arrive, tile man ivho to have got them i from the factory tuok tho "flu." A OTTAWA, Feb. Canadian ot eniarni. The gov- X. iiowc-Il. octiiiK was allowed lo go on jius- DOMINION GOVERNMENT UP ON M. V. ACT CHARGE Feh. Dominion YUKON ELECTION RESULTS OAWSON, Y. T., Feb. Canadian the election of members for the Yukon legisla- ture held Wednesday. Robert Lowe has been elected Ih White Horse over John E. French, by a majority of 34. Gavin Finis de- fected- Elvin J. Edwards in the Dawson district, by 76, with an- other poll to hear from. In the Klondyke district, Allan McMillan is leading Paul Hogan by 11 votes, with 1CO more to hear from. I Gcortje Answering Ques- j secretary of slate for external' affairs, llcndei1 sentence on (ho understanding j in lias given notice that ho will move in !luu I111rrors would PrcmiCf and Ministers to tions in House Declares Allies "piise ueciaies, allies Will Act the commons on Monday: "That it is expedient that parlia- ment .--iiprovc of tlie treaty of peace between the allied and associated i -rnr n bo LOXDON, Fcb. a long. speech by Mr. Donor Law. who dcclar-: Voters and Bulgaria, signed Xeuil- lion. Mr. Iloylo asked that Iho nucs- ctl lhat ho couhl nol Imagine anything i mns go over lo the next question i moro calculated lo make the ry llas been laid before as Premier Stewart VMS absent! of Nations ;i failure at the outset than 27, of whldl lms bee" aTlmmcnl was slgnctl on ntte.iding she funeral of tlw wife oil to impose upon It the'burden ot the. ol >lis acting for Can- K. (J. Tobin, oE Leiluc, agreed. Lucicn Hondreau SI. Albert, aroused laughter when ho re- mnrkcd, "I don't see how the: premier, can answer these when ho never attended the Coii.iervativu can- discs.'' the house i Turkish" the "subject" was plenipotentiaries therein dropped on a motion for adjournment. lramwl mi1 thls (Iu "unvovc ot Canadian Purchases of C'a hin Securities on London Market Have Jlcen Heavy Canadian Further comment is forth- coining tuday on the nclkm ot the can- iienl regarding the pur- .llr. Williams. T.lhertl. nsked wheth- er lhe government had tiny informn- tton that report hail rcitclied tlio Armenian delegation in to effect that (wo thousand Armenians had already been murdered in the [fivacualed district of Marash; Ihnt T i larfje Turkish forces were menacing I i .Uarsnria and (lint the whole of Cllicia I j W3S In danger of massacre. 'Hie premier said that up to the i present he bad not heard anything to jfmiicale thnl this deplorable, rumor s true. Tic sincerely hoped It was j he added, If such news caine I lo the conference tomorrow they j would have to consider what steps ner.casary to arrest horrors of ll'.fs Ho could say nothing, fur- j thcr al lhe moment. Soiitetimoi; Iheso i rumors wero csaggeraluci; he ceifain- j ly hoped those were. in an explanation to Kobcrl Cecil, who asked whether there were jiuiy British representative at Maraph. j Merjaua or Adana. Mr. I.loyil George I aalti there had been a sfclrmtsh at Marash between French troops and rebellious Turks. The, latter nulto Irresponsible Inaurgenls Iho same." U. S. WILL NOT CONSIDER PEACE HOVE WITH SOVIET RUSSIA WUh That is Answer lo Wilsdn Note WASHINGTON, Feb. reply of the British and Freifch premiers on the Adriatic question was received today, at the state department- It was nent to the White House immediately to be decoded. Confub on Former's Arrival in New York j OTTAWA, Keh. (Fly tn is to be a iut New York Is umlcrstooil] [here, bclween Sir J.A.j i (Saltier, minisler of intniigration and' odi Hon. J. D. Reid, mhi-j V1C' }Jrltlil1 1 Ihcreforo l" Fricc Control inosi Sliro in H-ivo T nfni- mosi sine 10 ri.ue Effect stcr of railways and canals, Dr. Ilcid is in Xcw Yovk on his way back from WASHINGTON, Fcfa'. viet Russia's proposal to the Unit- ed States for peace will receive no consideration from the Ameri- can it was announc- ed today at the state depart- ment. I'lorida. where ho ImiUhcen spending Ihe last few weeks, anfl Hon. .Mr. Cal- der left. Ottawa for Now York u cou- ple of days ago to meet Sir Hoberl OTTAWA, Feb. Canadian ivhcn hc lnmis from llu! Carinanla to- increase in tho relnll' whilc nothniB oliicia! is being PARIS. Fcb. 27.-Premiers Miller- i ami and t.loyil -George were sblo to reply to President. Wilson's i note regarding the Adriatic through j lhe action of Premier -N'ittj, who, aiut- proof of his moderation, to enter into fresh negot- ith II. Troumbitch. Jngo- :n mJuister, says Pertinn.t, r of the Kcho lie Paris, and Italian prei.'rfora, lened to make known n concession to Mr. Wit- Hon. begfiing him to use his good of- fices to facJilatc fin jigrccnicnt. Tho two premiers, tlic writer adds. discussed the lialian ?.one In Asia .Minor, which, he says, will comprise nil the western pan of that region lhln ncil' Dniylou as tlifc most likely 10 Sir ItorUcn In iho "hip iu UIQ presx-ni state of tint contemplates thp possibility of rt change In (liis direction ;ts a result oi thp victory of the Karm- er.s' party ami other events an-l it Jiltcly Hiat a general election m-V take place FOOSI. One reason making Ihis not iui probable, it declares, UHI oxislf-ufe, since Ad- miral Jfllk'oc's ot si feeling ci unrtrst nml KUJJUCLOU in iminy with regard to the possible tion ot an Jmperinl The' Times sinotcs John K. Kwart'rf aliack on thai kind of nava) scheuii1- anil the Farmers' Sun's staieuiom timi "iJio (Jmo IKIS arrived for Can- aOa lo decide between Imperial with LI tarter fhure in Imperial union wiih like Ijnitcd StatOE5. or Can- adian :uid says th.n. wlnle probably u great majority file Canadian people not in favoi ot any ot Ihcsf! altprnatives, but profnv Ihl1! euntimiance ol iho present rela- tions with the empire, it is obvious Ihnt the urgent need iu Canada at tho prose ut moment is of a strong gov- ernment under ;i strong leader ami that perhaps may involve (be con- sultation oMUt: people of the Domin- by means a general election. Jelficoe 'Report Soon Ottawa, Feb.' (By Canadian' 1'ress) The minister of marine stated- that government shipbuilding pro- grain iiCilleO for a total of G2 ships. Of thcrfc had already beon launched.1 a- iinuiiier at others were being buill, Mr. llftllaoLyne would gtvc no inuUoit with regard tu the govern- ment navfil policy, "Will the Jelliooe report he tablud soon 2" Up was asked. "Admiral Jellicoc's report is now being printed and I think H will- .be tallied ns KOOII as it is 'out oE the hands of the he answered., "It may be brought down to thiv douse wttlitn a week." Asked whether the govcrnmeiil pro- posed introdiicinK any legislation baaed upon the report, the minister wo i fin say Alt the.informii- [ion he would give was to Ihe effei'-l that the government had deeUlcd cm the course which it proposed to sue, but it was premature to make an announcement at the present Thj3 naval policy and the now fran- chise bill were, lie naiil, lhe two most. important mailers to Ije brought be- fore the house at thft present BOLSHEVIKI THREATEN TO INVADE CHINA LONDON, Feb. office dispatches say .that the Bolshevik advance in Sibena continues. The Red troops have advanced to the Chinese frontier, in the Hi River district and have demanded1 that the Chinese governor givt up the Russian consul and all refugees And permit the appointment of Bolshevik consul? in the province of Hi, Failing compliance with this demand, the Reds threaten to occupy the province. I allowed under Uio control. Now that the fixed pricft is abolished u rise I would seem logical in the retail price, On the other hand, tlic ntllhulc of 1 the retailers is not clwr because il [is thai they have alalcrl j tlmt have never Inken a higbor J profit than the rent ami :i half a pound I liefuro the prico was fixed and. iu FomiS criticisni of the sugar control was sici Miipanicd by an as- that the price of sugar would not necessarily have risen if the con- being evinced in 4ho meeting, in pol ideal circles especially, and tho min- ifttcro on iheir return (o Ottawa will have a host, of finest ions lying in will for them. Rlvt-u in thfi vilnyol of vas, and au important railroad on the Dagdad line- Tin.! su allied couneil also con- OLD BRANDON HOTEL BURNS tro! hud board. not been assumed by tho BRANDOX. Man.. Kcb, !hc Langham hotel and the linpfji-ifll garage, wllh an lps wiif> most unlimited cxcculivc, legislative 1 Ireland pi'esi'leil over hy 'he and Jtidlcial power? arc provided foi' such a united narliamcni', bnt Ihe PO'.vors to be conferred on the separ- ate iiarlinmcnU would be consider- ably curtailed. Hesponslbllity for or- ganizing tho nulled parliament and the power to create it'la led entirely with the two legislatures, provides thai- (he untied i if formed, would control the The bill amen parll lord chancellor. What tlip gorcinment consider? j ono ot the cliief safeguards in drafting the of the is provision specifically prohibiting f either body from establishing any par- ticular religious creed or uenrtilzing nnyona for belonRing lo, or not be- longing tu any religious denomina- tion. DRAHOON Fcb. Del. ecjiitcs rcprcsentljig boards of trade in Vantociver, Calgary. Ed- t.Athhridas. Ms'Jicin? Hat, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Port Arthur are expected to arrive inithis city today. A. E. McKenzie o( Brandon, through whose efforts the meeting was arranged, declarts there is no program, but that delegate? formulate such. This gathering U said to be preliminary to a mor.- stcr convention At a time ,-ind place to Lc determined iiig on. ad1 insr for. direcllni; [hc con- .slriictiou or ibu insprc- linn or any of tho works or processes ?cl fnrlh in (hi.1 sf hc-Jlile or suc.'j works or 1'rotessc-s oinilu-d therefrom which "-ituifar tu those scheduled by ilieir rcfiuirinp the inU-l- ajtjpliciiU'in of thu prinuipje.s physics, inechanics, hy. eleclrkity. chemistry, or locy in thoir devolopnu'rit and attairi- 1111 nl. j Tin- rxrrulimi or supervision (if ns coiitrirclor, foremau. sup- crinlcndcnf. inspector. roadmantor, J irnck master, bridge master, building mnptcr, en- superintendent of majnlert- j iitite, shall not be deemed to bo pro- fessioual engineering wherever such work is done under the responsibility of an Schedule "A" of tlie bill' practically all kinds of construction mcchanicnl and buildings as woika within the meaning of Ihe meas- ure. Supt. Sam IXN.n. went lo Kdmonlon last night in ecu- neclior, with this hill. Mr. II. U. Miles, resident engineer of the ac- ;