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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1920 LETHBRIDGE, ALBKRTA, NUMBER 07, Lethbridge Veterans Win The Provincial Hockey Championship IOCAL CHAMPS ARE CONTENDERS ALLAN CUP FROM ALBERTA New President ofTaberBoard of Trade Edmonton Southsides in Provincial AmaleUr Elimina- tion Game at Calgary Boys Showed Small Crowd of Calgary Fans? Hockey of v "Big Four" Entitled to Go to Winnipeg Now. (Special to The Herald.) CALGARY, Feb. Uethbrldge Veil put "WJndy City" on the amateur hockey .map, here last whs-n they defeated the Sides of Edmonton 5 to 2 In the first round of the Allan Cup eliminations. The victory not only gave the Lethbrldga sextotte the champlorjiMp of Alberta so fur as the Alberta Hockey Association Is but also gave them the privilege of travelling to Win- nipeg to compete In the second round or.the cup eliminations. It Is a question whether the chstm- will make the trip as for i some unknown reason their home town fans have been lacking in the of rendering financial backing and It was not until a few moments before train time that they obtained sufficient cash to YEJ RESTORED 10 Way: "South Again HALIFAX, N.H., Feb. Can- Itobort Hordeu ar- lUllfax Ihia mornlnK the en routo lo- New York, where he will bo met by I-ady Bor- hlo 'hook check. Boucher, comes from Ot- tawa and has a brother praying for the Senators; naturally he nhoulri be a real puck chaser. Sutherland .gave a exhibi- tion of goat keeping, often com- ing out of the n'et to make a save, although hit work was light com- pared to the opposing net cus- todian, i f. BOUCHER -WAS'STAR was outstanding of tha game and two goals he wtre ttuc to elevtr stick handling, pfttty M hare tSU MMon. Ort both ha want frwri end of the rink tint eluding htvlng only the -goal ttndtr to draw out and then puck into the net. Reber WM ths brainy the team and ttarted" of the team pUy. Htfidenon and Turcotte tsMined wltkf'Reber and also loamsd up well In back-checking. Moves Government Measure Defeat Be Not Considered as Reason for Cabinet Resigning (Special to The Herald) EDMONTpft, Feb. given in the House Friday by J. G Turgeon Rlbttone, and W. M. Davidson North op Tueiday a motion would be offered, "lhat this Home thut ought nol to consider the defeat of any aovernmlint msmire a for ttndering. the resigna- tion of hli unit" such defeat be followed by of non- confidence lathi joveriiment" Thlj proposal has bttn ajlUted by Mr. for some time and one, of the claulet of the motion forth reason, "that the time has come when mWbcri ought to be free to vote elthw for or against any bill or measure befort the House without thereby expressing of confidence in the gsvernme.ht." ACRIMONIOUS DEBATE IN ALBERTA HOUSE ON BOND SALES A. F. Ewing, Opposition, Charges That Was Lost Because of Secrecy in Negotiating and Provincial Secretary Holly-Deny Allegation and Attribute Ulterior Motives to Edmonton Member. Who will direct trie energies of. tho Taber Board of Trado lor the coming year. Heligoland, Great Hun Fortress, Stands Today As a Dismantled Hulk to The HtraW) FYidsv was I- was WAS that over the entire McArJiur i Astern ot railways ihere had a e lost bt- (opposition) to adjourn Proposed Basis For Russ. Peace Buenos Ayres Paper Publishes What is Purported To Be British Terms DBRLiX, agreed that' it would have been -i years ago Germany's .most possible to silence Us batteries. The I liable barrier agaifist allied sea of the 'is i railways was put through there snonM DC tho fullest publicity concerning the sale of tlio bonds, including names of tbe bond holders, the details of the undarwrlting, all profits in connect tion wiin their handling, etc. J.alerj replying remarks, the premier insisted that there had never been secrecy in connection with is today a dismantled bulk 01 uo mili- tary The black imper- ious" bulk ot Iholslaud Itself surmount- ed ot masonry and ingenious- ly constructed EUfa emplacements, is all that Germans 'concerned in the destruc- tion of the declare another seven years work will he necessary to complete Heligoland's "demobiliza- tion." Work has been in progress for over a year. IhVfcuns have .been dismantled, but Hie destruction of the harbor works and other1 fortifications about SOCi yards in length and 500 yards wide, consist'of hugo blocks of concrete. The ground on which the barracks stand, to reclaim which from Ihe sea a multitude of Germans work- ed for years nt a cost of is to be returned to Iho sea. Practically everything in Heligoland is worked by hydraulic power. The water necessary for defense and sani- tary purposes Is drawn by hugo pumps from 50.feet below sea level. Tho sub terraueah. galle'riea which are electric ally lighted, are regarded by mllttarj on tho. Island.. is proceeding. This1! men as "wonder works.' stronghold was hiil! I a'-ft cost of more 1 Although tho Germans considerei than its mighty guns that the secret o[ Heligoland had beei kept it is now revealed tha a British nayal officer, posing as an 'American student, saw all the fortf BUENOS AYRES, Fob. purports to be the basis of Great Brit- ain's to the soviet ot sia, which James O'Grady, the British representative'at Copenlnigen, trans- mitted to. Maxim LitvinofT, representa- tive of tbo Moscow government, are contained In a dispatch from the cor- respondent of Nacion, in Home; recognition1-ot the Jlax- Imalist political regime. by Great Britain with respect to the internal condition of those countries scparaled from former Russian rule on Ihe west, namely, Finland, Esthonia, Lithuania, Ukrainla and Poland. by Great Britain in the affairs of Siberia. lit the Red army. promise by tho Bolshevik! lo recognize tho Independence of !hc Meridional republics, especially-Geor- gia. by Russia with the territories on the frontiers ot GeorgLi and Persia. In gold (or goods exported or lir.r.orted and Great Hritaln. reginje of commercial cquallly for Kussia and Great Drltnln In the autonomous Vslale3 of the wesl- j frontier. I Tbe correspondent says the Moscow i government is to accept I eral of these points, lint lhat It li firm against tho (ourtli and sixth poinis. The was the The i negative {cations' In J_ BULLETINS WHAT DOES IT MEAN? PROTECTION LIBERAL TO RUN IN ST. JAMES MONTREAL, Feb. Irlil Gannon, Bon of Xfireiaso Oagnon. proprietor or Airrf Sou, boot and slior; turers, will be a cantlidatc for Iho bye-election In (bo St. James division, jMs ciij1. He will run as a Llunral, but a protection plaltorni. ff f.' ff fs ft CONTINUE BRITISH MINISTRY LONDON, JW. Canadian ministry of food U con- linnoil for HTO j-earf. Federal Officers Will Fight N.J. "Wet" Law Company OITiciafs Deny That Bulk of Stock is Held Out- side Dominion 'NEW YOBK, Feb. at the transfer otflcc of the "Canadian Pacific Hallway In Hank of Montreal hers yeattirday, that If-no Canadian Pacific, stock la being trans- ferred in Canada. It must be because the rato of discount on Canadian ex- change prevents trading and not be- causn of any restrictions placed on xicallng In the stock or lack of trans- fer facilities In Montreal. It was alaiod that the Montreal trsnsfer of- fice. In tho Trust Company Is still open and Ihore ij nothing what- ever to interfere with by Can., and people of tbo United States but, adverso exchange conditions. It was denied that Ihfl balk of On stock is held' outside, of Canids >n4 It Is upon by Canadian' "brokers as a "foreign" stock. The transfer books show that thtre Is more Canadian Pacific Railway slock held In the namo o( Canadians thxn Amer- icans, officials declared. Thara are transfer offices In Montreal. New York and London, and none of them were closed or mover! during the war, it was said. LONDON, Feb. 28. Thi Daily Telegraph says: "Seriou information was received her Friday night regarding the situa (ion in Japan." No details ar given by the newspaper. Jap Cabinet Quits WASHINGTON. Feb. Tlie Jap aneaG rliet has been dissolved by im portal decioo as n result of a proloun diffcrenco of opinion between tli cabinet and Ibe majority parties con corning tbo extension of tbo franchise This action was taken by ihe cm pcror last Tliursday at tbo request o Premier Hara, according to cable vices received hero from ToWo. followed tho recent, violent scenes parliament, over Ihte suffrage quo llqri. FRENCH HAILWAYMEN CALL GENERAL STRIKE 10 sanction ofv Hie speaker, C. S. ingle, to proceed to discuss "n mat- ir of gray? urgent "public iniport- [ice, Mr. liwiug delivered, a' speech t length on the past inequalities of 16 govcrnnient in banding Out money o tbo Kdmonton, Dunvegan British olumbla Hallway, and went into great etall on [he subject ot the mortgage ndenture or trust agreement which, said, failed to adequately ruon- that every item carefully scru- evcrv yosr ,bv tbe oppusilion. ad been lost in the sale of bonds, n EwingVuit.rior Motive? to all the JlcArtbur lines ic rigbts of Hie province, nnd alleged i j "I1 p hat a total ot more than 52.000.000 ho north. Jlr. Ewing was subjected j o many interruptions throughout his' emarks, crossed swords with the pro- iicfol treasurer, C. li. Mitchell. At- orney-General J. U." Boyle, and with !ie premier bijnself, the latter wlndV ug up tbe day's performance by a plrited defense of the sovernmentV conduct in holding up legal action oward installing a receiver ponding he outcome of negotiations wltb the ederal government at Ottihva.' Tjie most ImndVtanl points in 'Mr. Kwiilg's and tbo premier's remarks, which wore iargsly in tho nature of a Join'. ijehate, incluflcd the Mr. Ewing's Charges An allegation by Mr. Kwlng that the I sum'of was lost in (be .con-i structlon of and sale of Iho Grandu Prairie branch o( the K., D. C.. somo 49.5 miles, alone through, tba of tho bonds for this hrnncli, git'ar- at a mile, at a rate which tho AVcst Edmonton member fijured out at 7G.-f, a return which be hnraetemed as ruinously tbe par value of the bonds. Ha based i this assertion on a etatemfiitf. he read] out of a pamphlet which had been cir-1 ulated by the iMcArthur. interests among tbo members of the federal house and senate some tfme ago in the effort to educate the federal gov- ernment into taking over tho T3., U. C. Among other' things, ilit pamphlet stated Ihr.t it was adniittc.1 that tbo railway could have saved S4.720 per niilo in building the Grande TJrAlrio branch, tho difference being tho par value of tho bonds and tho amount received therefor, because o( their sale during war times. Wants Road Put in Shape demand by lowing that no matter what the outcome of tho ques- tion, tbo government should immedi- ately take steps to veto a largo sum of money, from I500.C-OQ to to put the K., ft li. C. in operating order, and to give co-.itldence to .the settlers in that territory lhaia '.heir The debate times verged on !lie acrimonious, and several insinuation-; came' from tbe government side tiuu (Continued on Page Four.) General Conference Will He Held at Time and Place to lie Named Later BRANDON, Man., Feb. The convention of Western Canada boards of trade will be held at Calgary, A committee of tbe var- ious boards interested will decide on the date- shortly. nnANDOX. MOT.. Fob. Repre- sentatives of Woft'ern Canada boariU of trade at present meeting la thi.i city have decided to hold a gbnernl conference. The time and place will ho decided at today's session. Sonvj of the topics which i1, is hoped to con- sider at the conference ivero yesterday .but the prcsn committee de- clined to sinlo these were, de- claring that Iho mi-Ions' boards mini be consulted first. A committee appointed to form nn organizaliou. 1; consists o( II. 13. Stevens. Port Arthur: K. Milncr, Winnipeg; A. K. .Mi- Konzie, Brandon: Major li J. Januir. Hegina; D. (j. Campbell, B. Payne, Vancouver. Tho. delegates ivcrc entertained by .5, f. TRANSFER REMAINDER HUN NAVY ON MARCH 10 LONDON, Feb. Thu danafor of Ihc remaining pi-octerfed io the limit of the law, Irrespective of any ttnte law legalizing the tale ol liquors, It vnt Announced to- day by Commlisfoner Roper, of the Internal revenue Mr. Roper's ruling resulted the bill now pending before the New Jersey legalizing the Bate and manufacture of beer per of alcohol. Till: bill has been by the legislature and likely will be signed by Ihe governor en Mon- day, It Is stated that arrangements have- been made to Hart the tale of per cent, beer In the stale Immediately. I MEXICANS KILL FORMER AMERICAN CONSUL WASHINGTON, Feb. ustus MorrHI, formerly American consul at Mexico, was killed by Mexican bandits on Feb- ruary 26. HAVE AUTOMATIC SHOOTING AEROPLANE YOltK, FOB. 2S.-rIt was an- nounced hero that tliu army air service has accepted nn airplane motor while n vlaun In flight, au'o- matically in rapid ftucceaston onc-povml sliells, an inch and a. half In dlamcler. It will I'o used to light armored nlrpliiiics. "TENANTS' STRIKE" IS LATEST IN CHICAGO CHICAGO. Feb. of a local property owners' assoc- iation! decided al a rneetlngilait night to "fct tenants march out if they wifl not pay higher rents." This morning they were met by a .counter tenants' sffiW Forty tenants agreed they-would not pay higher and would not move. They have retained an attorney. t- PARIS, Feb. 28pOrders for a general railroad strike have issued by the National Federation of Railroadmen. DOCKS HALIFAX, NV S., Feb. Car- mania docked this morning. needs would not be forgottnuy To this) the Brandon board "of trade last eve- thc premier responded lhat be thought j r.ing at a luncheon at which ,1. K. KM-' on of the gollr. Brandon, reviewed sumo of problems confronting lie laid particular stress on .educalion an means of solving tbe foreign problem. and also advocated the harmonizing of High Position in InlewHtiunnl Affairs Goes to Wcstcrrj Canadit he had mado the intention of tliu gs crnment clear on tliis point; if he failed to do so. ho was that the government purposed taking aucb action. Dut no money apptovod for ___... this purpose would b'e spent until vho laws. government had possession and W. K. Mliner, Winnipeg, ciproasc-d trol of the operating of the line: t.i n wisb.lo set1 tlie Canadian spend the money ilsc'.f, aad not allow dotted wllh industries and lold ut It to be eipended by the railway. some lha', i( established here, won! I The I find a tnartct at their door.0. Tn- Another charge laid by, Mr. Eivins i importance of buying goods from _ _____ 1 England raider than Irom Ilic Unitf 1 Slates wns urged by .Mr. Milner. 7ho holicf lhal labor troubles iiaii I not taken root in Western Canada cxprcEseil by t.'ampbcll, C'-al- igary. who said he had as much (or Iho man who look all lie could on: iol the coninuinilv nnd put nothlnt: back, as bo had lor ttic bootlegger. W. McDonald, Hegina; W. K. I'ayiic, Vancouver, and II. K. Stephens, Hull Arthur, extended ihe co-opcra'ion jf their beards ol trade anil aakcd tur Ihe co-operation of all hoards in mak- Former Mayor WaugK, Canadian On Saar Commission MADE PET OF RAT INSTEAD OF HUBBY f.. HAMILTON, Onl.. Veb. vl Thomas ijidney KinKSlon stood ft I in police court loJay charged with non-supporl. Ho and his fj wife have not toxelher for some lima. She said hn killed a rat 1hat nhe had ff mado a pet of. 't "It would havo been bailer bad you mads a pet of your husband." 5aM the magistrate ff HS ho dismissed tho case. OTTAWA. Cana- il understood that Richard D, Waugh, former mayor of Winnlpca 'and at pres- ent commissioner of the Greater Winnipeg waterways commission, has been named as Canada's rep- racentatlve on the Saar Valley commiMlon. The Saar Valley commission was created by Ihe" treaty of peace between ths allies and Ger- many, Under the treaty, Germany renounced in favor of Ihe leanue of nations, in the capacity of trus- <69, the ejffv'ernrnent of ths Saar Afler 16 years a pleb- iscite of