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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIV. AU1ERTA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 1921 SLIPPERY PLACES No Liquor is To Be Allowed To j Leave the Province I GOVERNMENT TO j HANDLE BUSINESS OTTAWA. .Ian. Ottawa Cit- ruU'sha.'i tho following "After May rcaidouta of Ottawa, Il'oii ;uid dlitrict, will r.Ueiy have to pay us much for tiwlr liquor ui do oiir American cousins to the us a result of very drastic liquor leg- Islatio'i which wilt bo brought down by th3 Quebec nroviucUU'govenfnent at its ejuiip.g oocsion. "Tho Quobe.-i gavsraiE-jnt. it has been ascertained from reliable sourc- es, has decided to absolutely prohibit boundaries of Its owa province, no matter for what purpose, and the tho BxiiortaUoa of liquor outside the liquor h-am: in Quebec province will taken entirely under (he wing of th2 government, i "If Ontario or other provinces dc-] sirs supplies of liquor for government vendors, the same will have to be ob-1 tallied from distilleries witiun their i own proviEMn. "The present system of government j liquor vendors, whereby tho appointee I of the government merely pays for. the lucrative- privilege of conducting j u liquor store, will be done away with, and any government stores under the new regulations, will be conducted by government-appointed employees at a stated uiary. "The government does not intend to tnterefere with the present system-of bear and wine licenses in cities and tojrm where prohibition' regulations To TAKE. ArtV TIME A0CHJT NUMBER 22 Permanent Government Policy On Irrigation Man Be Big Question of Session Premier Stewart Said To Be Impressed With Fact That! n Practical Plan for Development of Irrigation in j Southern Alberta Will Have To Rs Sooner or Later, No Matter What the Re- sult of lenders on Lethbiicige North- ern Bond Issue. I Father OlFIapagan Leaves Ire-1 land on'lfteace Mission is I Dublin Report j -CJalo in rhe Los Angeles Times. Argues Embargo Not A Menace To Cattle Business In Canada ars not in force, but of theu -places will be forced to buy their mpplita from government bond- ed in Quebec." Mr. MONTREAL, Jan. 7. "Before method of supplying the British mar- Premier Drury and his mlalatdr agriculture start twisting tho tail over the cattle fimbargo, lion's they should make certain fhat Canada, has something to gain from the vabiug of the said a Mont realer, Of! ket with meat. Summer and winter casualties among cattle on a trans- Atlantic trip mean a considerable loss nieat as well as of possible proflts of the Quebec government to bring a'b'ill at {he.jie'it session to'rt- soliitefy prphfblt''lhe exportation of llqnor for any purpose and brine ven- dors- under 'government control will meet with the 'decided approval and sympathy ot the Dominion Alliance, according to the Rey. Ben Spence to- interested ia the cold "In JJritain and other cd'.in- trlc.i of Europe; against sating frozen, meats ia' dying cut. ntanaon there tnat tho j DE VALERA DEFERS i HIS? PROCLAMATION j DUBLIN, Do Val- i era, it hero yesterday, has defer his intended pro- chimation days lunger, pre- j Eumably has further studied recent dt-vt'loiwoema and the eeuti- meut in va'rfoW sections of the Re- publican party. It was reported last night that Father Michael O'Flanagau, "vice- m-eiident" or thfl Sinn Vein, who has been in corrsuwtdeneo with Premier Upyd Georir-jrefariiins a truce be-1 tween Britalfttand Ireland, has gouof to London for conference with the I premier. I Tried to Escape, Shot CORK, Jan. military court found today that the Rev. Brother F. D'arcy of the nursing home' of Londap, was killed in tho course 'of-JI military, raid on the the Imperial -Hwel, of Cork, Wednes-] been shot by ,thei military In tfe elocution of their i duty. After .Wing placed, under ar-j rest, D'arcy .to grab, a rifle and I failing in .to whereupon hair at j him. 1' To Mam Lloyd George LONDON, Jan. De Val- era. president of the Irish republic, (Special to .The Herald) EDMONTON, Jan. is a possibility that the future at- titude of the Alberta govern- ment toward the irrigation schem- ei in the couth country will be one of the big questions at the approaching session of the legis- lature. If the Luthbridge North- ern debentures sell satisfactorily, the matter will be considerably simplified, but even so. there wili still remain the question of a permanent government policy, for it is regarded here as hardly like- ly that all the future projects to be Included in .the thirty or forty million dollars' Worth of irrigation work; which will eventually be called for, can financed on the baala of the Initial scheme now ponding. Premier Stewart, while still 10 CENT STREET CAR FARES, ST. JOHN, N.B. N. B., Jan. is definitely announced that begin- ning on next Monday street car here will-be 10 unta, three tickets for 28 centt and 14 for The present ratea are alx cents single, averte'tc the committment of the province lo a financial responsi- bility such 23 that involved in the larger scheme, atfmlta that the government will have to face thi question sooner or later, and he will not be surprised if it comet ,up st this next session. The gov- ernment Itself may nave to raise it if the Lethbridoe'ioale is not successful. No change in irrigation legisla- tion, beyond a few minor amend- ments to the act. are in prospect for the approaching session. The act has been fount! to work out satisfactorily, and the govern- ment proposes to handle all future achemes In accordance with its terms, barring only the poicibil- ity having to re-consider its financial provisions in case more direct government responsibility found necessary. I Sir Robert Home Says U. S. Should Waive G. B. Debt, i and Britain Europe's ONLY SOLUTION FOR STAGNATION IN TRADE day. "1 knew It was he said, the dispatch from Ottawa was read to him, "and 1 must say that (he fact that the Quebec government has come to a realization that the province is the bar for the North Am- erican continent and the stamping ground for the booze element, is ex- ceedingly encouraging." STOLE NINETEEN CENTS GETS FIFTEEN YEARS KANSAS'CITY, Mo., Jan. A rojbery of a grocery store which netted him 19 cents, cost Albert Patten, 24 years old, a sen- tence of 15 yeart in prison when he pleaded guilty in court yes- terday. Cjinaiiian caltle- raisers will in the days before the cattle and would be a more serious matter, is reported to Ijave been invited to today than it was years ago when come to London to confer with tho cattle were, cheap. j prime minister, David Lloyd George, "Then Canada's live cattle would sty? the Gazette, today, i tofcy have to compete with a trade Father Micbqgfrt vice-1 president: pt. Republic, ia ex-j pected arrive here today" and his coming aaid 'to be ia ctuBectioa: new >eaca discusiini. returned LanJb'n' hjjt I nine from Dublin-and today conferred Government At Ottawa Equalled Only By Mexicans J. H. Burnhatn Says Meighen Government Haa Seized the Treasury in frozen beef from Argentine and frozen mutton rabbits from Aus- tralia which was of'710 particiilar im- Ruhr Miners Will Embargo I that h Ton! Till This TlnnP__Nn Uo mal embargo. The -official mind Englant) .ad- Coal Till This Railway Strike PETERBORO, Ont, Jan. H. Burnham, ex-M.P., announced today s had instructed a local lawyer ,ka a trail gem em a to serve a v.-rlt if necessary uypti tho olTlcera of the Petorboro Lilieral-Conservative LONDON'. Jan. I Homo, president of the board of trade, in an interriew in thn Graphic, tha adoption of a spirit of calculated constructive optimism to meet, the world's existing commercial and fln- aTicial dipresaion. Sir Robert de-4 c.larod the general fatalistic assump- tion that things are black la keeping them block. Participation by the United States in the world regenera- tion, Sir Robert said, was essential, but unfortunately the United was not helping at the momant; hsr attitude was strictly Sir Robert continued, "there Is a move on foot which I earnestly hopa will lead to something." Refer- ring to the exchange question, Sir Robert said: Fprgiveness of Debts "Tho only solution Tor that Ques- tion, as of the many dlre-ctly and In- directly bordering upon it, is the pro- posal mooted some time ago, that the United States waive indebt- edness and that Britain should do the name as regards European countries. There ahnuki be forgiveness of debts all: around-. :This woulifhelp stabilize European exchange, and also would help the United States herself, who to- day is in the curious position that the high value ofUho dollar prevents her from selling." No Credit to Germany Sir Robert asserted that Great Brit- ain prepared to consider seriouii- ly tho extension of credit to Austria, Hungary, Poland, Rumania, Bulgaria and Czeclio-Slovakia, but not to. Ger- prices If Can til) an cattle .to be tcnod and sold? the expenso been figured out'.'under present the Canadian politician clings to his at length with Hamar Greenwood, When Canada ship-j platitude, but why worry about the i fchlef secretary for Ireland. Periist- heres to. the attitude as bravely pmjr live cuttle to England before, (he shipping" companies' were carrying im- migrants from; middle Europe across the Atlantic for f 20 or f 25 a head. Now the shipping companies would prob- implied insult to Canadian cattle? If the cattle were allowed to vote qn the question they probably would decide to be killed on this siue, and avoid the discomforts of an ocea7i voyage. ably want an increase in the rates I "Before getting mad about the em- for carrying cattle, equal- to the in- crease_ in the rates for immigrants. Certainly sending live. Kng- land to be fattened IE an uneconomical bargo, why not Inquire how the Can- adian packing industry would be af- fected and what are the possibilities of improving the cold'Storage WILL OF PEOPLE Premier Stewart's Statement to a Deputation From the Moderation League Jap Commits HariKari At HanfieviDei I CANADA'S FIRE LOSS I IN 1920 WAS SECOND HIGHEST IN HISTORY Disembowelled Himself With aj Been I in Asylum TORONTO, Jan. lost In 1920 ai eitimated "fy'- the Monetary Times was 574, which is four millions higher than in 1919 and Is exceeded only by 1918 when the exceptionally high figure of was reached. There, were 301 firec causing a of and more, against 288 In 1919. Hfiri kari was committed at No. B mine, Hariiieville, on Thursday night JUDGE MACDONALD DEAD BROCKVILLE, Out., Jail. Herbert Stone McDonald, for many years county judge hero, chancellor ent reports are in circulation that tha im- meetmg of the Dall Elrean.n, Irish Republican parliament, 1, miuent. Suspend Mail. Service DUBLIN, Jan. wag announced j tion to the local preas, Mr. Burnliain Matin, qnotins the Rhenish Journal, Socialist organ. German Strike Averted LONDON, Jan. by by Dublin, Castle today that, owing the ministry ot traffic, ranging from to the persistent interferences with j lo 70 per cent, -increases in the the mail in Tlpperary, Sligo and I salaries of railroad' officials, together Donegal, the mail services in these (with an all around rise in the hourly (wage of workmen has averted the threatened railroad strike in Germany for the present, saya a dispatch to the London Times from Berlin. The concessions made the men are subject to confirmation by the minister finance. referring to the present Dominion, government, ileiiea unybouy to show outgido of "Mexico- ov some other h also reason to that.'aome Gerniiin financiers were trying to niaintnlu the depression in the mark in order to enable them to knock Great Britain and other countries out districts vill be suspended, Bishop Qoea Home LONDON, Jan. Hev. Pat- rick Joseph Clune, bishop of Perth, AustraHa. who has been making ef- forts toward mediation for a cessa- tion of hostilities in Ireland, left here for Australia by way of Paris. Th'e-iiftwspapers recently atated that PrenilcY Lloyd George waa anxious to have Bishop dims remain here to continue tlie negotiations which broke down, so far as the bishop wu -con- cerned, on January 1... EDMONTON, Jan. the will i ternal organs out, cut them off and I threw them away. was done out- aide, after which he entered his shack of the ueopls, as expressed In duly; and prescribed wajro, must continue to be; About October 20th Joa was in the carried out as in the past, will be the police cells here- anil was deciding factor in abaplng the liquor sent to Ponoka as a lunatic He was by a Japanese miner, Matsu Joa. The I of the diocese of Ontario and prom- remains are being held at McKay's1 infmt in educational, fraternal and undertaking parlors, and Coroner Mc-j ecclesiastical affairs, died early today Nicol (s investigating. after four days' illness. According to the story tolfl by the----------------------------- A. P. P.. Joa disembowelled himself CLOSE QUEBEC 'with a bowia knifo. He slashed him-1 WILL REOUC5. WAGES THREE RIVERS, Que. Zilto Committed On Murder Charge savage cpnutry, any body_ of the raarkf.ts, so as to re- store Germany's former trade. Russia Has Gold The statement was made by Sir Robert that it .was not necessary .to extend credit to Russia, which coun- try had some fifty 'million pounds sterling in gold with which to buy. Leonid Krassin, the Bolshevik .retire sentative, when he hack Rus- sia will have with, him a tr-da con- tract which Krassin himeelf approv- ed and which only awaits approval, by the Russian government. "There are two sections in aald Sir Robert, "one headed by Trot sky and the other by Lenine. Tho former appears to consider a contin- uation Qf Russia's miserable- condition essential to the prolongation of Bol- shevism. Lenine disagrees. He know? trade Is the condition of life and of i who would form a new party; a new goveruinont and seize Llio treasury in this way." May be Five Candidates PETERBORO, Ont., Jan. 6.-r-Thom- as McMurray, a carpenter, was the cltoiee of the Independent labor party at a meeting here touiglit na the labor candidate in tho coming bye-election in West Peterboro. This makes four candidates in tho fleM, wHh a fifth likely to he nominated by the party. The other three are: J. H. Burnuam. Conservative; II. Dfinne, National Liberal and Conservative, known as the government candidate, anil J. C. Campbell, U.F.O. U Is thought that the Liberals may select J. J. to represent their came in the figut. across the bowels, pullc-d the laws of Alberta, was In effect the ans- by Premier Stewart to BJainhore Italian Will Stand Trial jn Supreme, Court at Macleod released some time later and returned t0 Lothbridge ami has been working j industriesTwill show is resumed. given delegation from the Moderation Lea- j On top at No. 6 mine. His mental ton- gue. which waited, upon tho govern- 1 Dillon (B 6ald by the police to be the Blent. Thursday afternoon. cause of his act. The nioderatlonists, through Jan. Palp and Paper com- j pany, one of the biggest pulp indus- tries in Canada, will cease operations on Saturday for a month. The Wabasso Cotton company tho Tidewater company wcro closed temporarily before Christmas. It is reported that tho wage Denies in these a decline when f.Special to the Jan. a hear- ing of siti hour and a half; with the court Elttlug on Thursday Gives Up Position of Secretary for Colonies in British Government LONDON, Jan. Mil- ner today roslgneti secretary for tha colonies. His successor has not yet been announced. i "Naval Holiday" Proposal Now Up i To United States ITABER COUNCIL MEETS; COMMITTEES ARE NAMED j-OXDOX, News is Can! rai Bpokesman, Wm. Shortt, K. C., asked Jbr an immediate modification of the BUrrJiKlilJ MAJNI present law, suggeating a repeal of, STIMLING LADY DEAD the _ the present prohibitory act and passage of a new act pro-riding for the sale and purchase ot alcoholic bev- erages updRr goTcmment vendors. They wanted the manufacture and- Hale of well-matured liquors, particu- larly wines and beers, to bo made legal. Aud they further suggested that the government did tint nml the rRj of the present act to be feasible just iibw, another plebiscite Hiiuuld he tak- en iii which ill the questions at should be voted upon. GERMAN REPARATION PAYMENTS OVERDUE i PARIS, Jan. ot the al- lied reparations committee met yes- terday' to conilder the question of German payments, several of wMnh are overdue. They received a dis- patch from the reparation officers In Berlin, declaring Germany would payments before January 15. (Spsdal to .Tfce Herald) STIRLING, Jan. Mary fichaffer who has suffered for a num ber of years with cancer passed away. Ban loaves a Isrgii family and frjcnds to mourn her loss. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at two p'clock in the Ward, moeting house, under the direction of Bishop A. K. Fawns. Interment will be in the Stirling cemetery. MAYOR OF MAGKATH ANOTHER FORD OFFICIAL QUITS DETROIT, Jan. A. Terrlll, Bhtef auditor of the Ford Motor company, announc- ed his rMljnp.tlon tortay. A dif- ference u! opinion on the po- licy of company was given as the reason (or his rmlgna- tlon. afternoon, the Italian minor, Jnines-'that iho r-oi-ignation of Viscount Zitto, was committed for trial by J. as, secretary for the cnlnniKt; j H. Robertson. J.P. 'The only witness-f a member of the caliiiiot w.'II be I cs exnmined wer.3 Mr. and Mrs. Oon.' mmncc-rt within the next few j I I'nttbn.-nf Cranlirook, the brother and i U is statnd that Miliif.- is i sister-in-law of the deceased woman, i liii'iuishinj! actlyo iraliiirnl lid. I Mrs. Olive McDonald. Geo. -J'atton deposed that hia de- ceased Bister told him she though? that-the bullet from ditto's gun meant for hor. as there were no imi- let holes in the pocket of vent. [in which trie ryvolver was, to account tor its going off by accident. He call- ed in the nurse, Mrs. Thompson, and in her presence the woman re- peated the alatement. His wife wan also, present when she mentioned the 'natter. Mrs. Geo. ration, wife of tbo former witness, i-omiboratcil tho statement made by her husband. (From Our Own Correspondent) TAI1EK, Jan. first regular tou-ii council meeting for the ensuing held on Monday evening, all iienibni's present. The ne'.v coun- cillors, Wilson and- Ghlnian, were .sworn in, ami J. J. Hourigan appoint- r, i j '-d deputy A report from the Resolution to Proceed AVith showed more interest Navy Prodfi'i.m M'1 library, and additions m the i way (if (tonatP.U roailins, "vvliile the i IIH'.V shipment was exper.Led shortly.- Illinois Hsprcsentulivc Brings on Vr'ArflllNtiTO.V, .Jan. 7. ;ill rut-tiiif? (iowir ii Mit; f'nitOfl Stult-ii tiiiiannatoont .iHrbotueJit RATHER DIE THAN GIVE UP HIS DOG Was., .Ian. Whet John -Smith, a G9-year-old unaghf 'admittance to" the Aslilan.-l Couni.5' Farm he was told he could entor but could not bring hie which had been only com- panion for years. Late- yHntertiay Smith's hody found beside that of dos in a lonoly. shack In the woods. hand Htill gripped the ICte had ended their lives. j The byhiw covering street traffic in; niival j cfiived a second reading, and certalt j changes VHVO made. Standing com- fttmokj and Hie ftaanra conmiiiLec inatructcd to go into tsas'Ufcr.iueiit Jnutters. rouoiutio'n BRITISH GOVERNMENT 13 GIVING UP CONTROL LONDON, Jan. As- [inclfitatl 'innounco VQA marta the Brtttnb will ruu-sff'tp any cr-ntrol over the applo trade after end ot March. LORD MILNER SwrelajT. for. tin colonhis Lloyd iUsorgo government .ST. JOHN, N. H.. Jan. 7-- Wood, who ap- Iieulcd rILy for aaaifit- !iiici> on clainiiiijv -fr waa a Victoria liian and uarrlcd a. tru.nk fijU'oC dCKurationa foi; valor on lUu br.ttlt'ncldH nt 'France, ia now in jail, u sulc- confessed frruid. J> fy ff JAS. SCfclPPS SAK DIEGO. Calif.. Jan. 7.--James well-known publisher, died r.c an hour this morning at hix home in Miramir near iieio. He was Lhirty-fivo. .yeara of age. was takon ill wiili innuenxa and a clays ago piieTinionia dfl- vehipert, this being assigned an the cause o.' death. Ha was the oldest HOB o[ l-j. W. Kcrippa. founder of the Bcripuu chain of newspapers, and was born In Waitcliester, Ohio. the death of his hrollrer, John II. Scrippt, In 1314. Jamea Scripps became chair- man of the board of directors of the Hcrlppr, nAWnpupers which pocltlon lie Iteld up to the tlm< of hli Ho is by til wMow. two lions and two (Uughtarn, bit cuts :ind ono hrothor. ;