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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FM EDiTWN VOLUME xrv. LETHBIUDGE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, JANUARY S, 1921 NUMBER 33 1 Irishman WonM Start Vendetta Agtlnit Britlih 1 SOUNDLY SCORED BY N. Y. PAPERS N1W TOKK, Jan, Press.) vendetta agafflst British sub- advocated by Harry Belaud, to Enrnouu De at a Sinn Fein mm meeting hero Thurs- night, li denounced by two New York's leading newspapers this Bunrnlog In editorials. Tho WarH reminds Boland that 1; is considering starting race vendetta hero for the beiie of the HUn rein, he should first consult of his friendl, as ho to visitor to United States, 'and Als "ambitions scheme" la probably attributable to his lack ot experience In this country. "Bat Boland need not despair of his vendetla against the British on that the World says. "If local prejudices In this benighted country compel him to lead a lite oC stealthfnl tus opportunity la open for him to etcapa the boredom that op- presses him. It should be as easy for him to return to Ireland as It was for Valara. He can get all the Yudetta wants at home; The Times says "Savage were the denuncia- directed deserved certain Americana, who during the war, talkM and acted as if they were Genual. Wherein did they differ (ram and how were they better than and theore- tically cltiieni of the United allow an alien to assume that they an the revolted subjects of with which the United States is Mr-terms Of close and cordial Boland came to the United States in defiance-and in.Ylo- latton of gays' Urn Times, "Why allowed to remain, In- A RIDE HE CAN'T AVOID stead of-having been sent away as others wao wrive in the same way. is a question the aniwer to which so obvious that to ask It would be a waste of time." Sinn Fein Murders LONDON, Jan. hundred and sixty-one persons were killed and 440 wounded In Ireland In 1920 as a result of what are In an official report "serious outrages." Thfse figures., do not Include 82 civil- ians who died ma a neult of the in Uliter from June to Septem- ber. The casualties are divided as fol- lows Policemen killed US; wounded 225; soldiers killed 63; wmnded 118. Civilians killed, death said to have been due to Sinn Felners, 43; wound- ed. Its. The report says the number ot destroyed was 68; Royal oeutabnlary barracks destroy- 531 and damaged raids on for Illinois Agricultural .association. Hon. C.R. Mitchell HopefulLM Bonds Be Made Saleable Greater Financial Support Needled, He Although He Would Not Commit Government To Any Policy Will Ask Full Guarantee, Said Chairman Crofts, Whatever disappolmtmMit was ex- project was initially made. "When-we perlenced by those particularly Inter- consider that the fall has been an exceptionally dry said the Min- "and there been little rain- ested In Lethbridge Northern Ir- malls aggregated raids on coast (sjard and Ilghthonses num- 4C; for arms aggregated Ml and raids on revenue Binatved 119. Attack Police Barracks DOBUN, Jan. The police bar- at Tnumora, comity Watertord, IB the martial law ana, were attack- ed last evening and a military vnrty seat to the relief of the police waa antaaaed near Trunore, 1 elected II ConierraUve-TJa- ionijt. He pi-red IB Pruoe with CNBdlan EkpecJUon ary bury is a sttBnc seat V: Premier and Pretent for Great Day in of Sets Provincial Record in Initial Term People Intensely Proud of Institution. (By HStaff RAYMOND, Jan. peo- ple are Intensely proud of their school of agriculture, established here during summer the weed menace li expected to Disappear. A detailed account of the fiTia, the buildings and the policy to be follow- HUSBAND WORRIED; HAD THOUGHT WIFBT WAS ONLY BLUFFING Unrequited Lore Led to Quarrel at Likely To Die Jan. lovo DANVILLE, Ills., Jan. the first time since his wife, forty days ago, began fasting In an attempt to Induce him to abandon his produce business and join her as an eyangellst of her religious faith, E. Harrington Premier IntJMatcs Conrae in Raymond No Word HON DUNCAN MARSHALL WOULD RETALIATE ON U.S. (By Maff Rwerton) RAYWOHB! Jan. that the.uaJSundeti opMntam of the mtt bualneei men of will tlo. the the present crUMd of aftervwer that agri- cultural education wk8 at the present time, 33 eirls and K boys. And they estab'.ltued it acaln today at, the otdcial opening by the manner ta which they turned out far tha functions and the con- CiattUatteu they showered on Prem- ier Stewart. Hon. Duncan Marshall astt Hoc. A. J. McLean for the iplen- the past year by the provincial gov-1 ed in livestock and other branches ap- ernment. They their pride In i pearod in the Horald last tall about practical ways. In the first place they {the time of the opening ot the school, have broke; all records In first term so that it is unnecessary to go into attendance at any of the provincial details here. Suffice to say that the whole plant, from land to the last W of paint on the buildings is right up to the mark, and it is bound to prov a great Impetus to better farmin, throughout the south, and especiall' along tlie Cardston line. Principe Longman told the Herald that he pro- posed putting the experimental plot ____ north of the school near the rallwa end'thi efficient staff in they would be seen by _ of tie work. every mason aad la thl Rayatomd was all agoc for tUe big I (Continued on Page 41. event which brought the flnt j ter of the province and'two ot his to this town this afternoon tar the MReUl'openlng which had been from last tall. It the big affair ot the yetf. The opening was an invitation af- fair, but at night a bit; public meet- was held at which the ministers spoke, and then the whole town ed ont. Other There were many other guests be- Jdeajtha cabinet .ministers. These in- Tory of the University of Alberta, A. B. Meyers, superintendent In charge of schools of agriculture, Mr. Eadie of the department of agri- culture, Colin: Mackintosh, super- intendent of the Lethbridge division BRITISH But Building of U. S. and Japan Will Soon Bridge) Gap On Live Issues Prohibition and Redistribution Likely To Be Proceeded With "Some people to know ssort about what the cibine; intends (Join, in the way of prohibition legislatioi ________ _ and the redistribution of teats (ban ot the C.- P. R., Supt. Falrfleld of the tho members of the cabinet them Lethbridge Experimental Farm, Mar- tin Woolf, M.L.A., Cardston, and ft number from Lethbridge and other points along the line. Saw at Work The official opening which took place m splendid which have been erected to house the vari- ous departments of the school's activ- ities, was a go-as-you-please affair during the afternoon fvora two till five o'clock, -with Principal O. S. Longman was Premier. Stewart's only comment at Raymond Friday to a. Herald reporter When asked abou newspaper reports do these two 1m portant matters which are expected tc arise at the coming session. However, though the premier wonli say nothing on the subject, there i very good reason to believe that the redistribution ot .will car ried out and that it -will result in a redistrictlng for election purpose and staff busy making everyone feel along lines which will live repre at home no matter where he or she sentation mare according to papula choeo to go. were busy in.tion thin at present. This will re the machine shops 'aid carpenter- 4e-tailt- aeats lor tee- citisi and. partmenta- and in the barn, wbiie .tiwi less in aome of the'sparsely settlei girls-were, all hard'it worlt In the do-1 areas In the north of mestic science kltctien preparing for j The premier had nothing to aa; the big .bftnauet in the evening. The i about irrigation matters. He opening-didn't interfere with their I anxious to get Hon. Mr. Mitchell's re work. In fact, the boys worked a lit'- port of the meeting with the Letb. tie harder making the 'sparks fly at: bridge Northern trustees at the anvils; they whole squad bridge during the afternoon. There of village smithies doing valiant duty for the edification of the visitors and proud fathers and mothers. The girls tiad their hands full, for they had con- tracted .to feeij fifty hungry guests at six o'clock, and .that's quitu a con- tract. It was a Very practical lesson to and 'Raymond banquets in the future will be marked with the usual good .things Raymond always provides'.to .eat..-chosen with dua re- rard to calories, and served with al! ho grace ot the domestic science trained girl. If only they were not spoiled by all .the nice things said about them by the banquet speakers :here will be qo harm done. An Irrigated Farm The Raymond people are prourl o{ :he 290 acre farm which, is the practic- al end of the new institution. It is laft of the old sugar, company land, 175 acres of it irrigated, and the farm- ers of the. declared that it seems to -be little doubt in the minds of those close to the cabinet tha irrigation policy will occupy a big place in the7 minds of the members of the government during the two weeks between now and the time the house sits. MO IN JAIL HERE that Western Canada can hope going'to show all other demon- bnild agriculturally permanent and Btration farms how to produce real sound and compete with foreign i crops. Principal Longman and Farm Blairmore Preliminary New Evidence countries in the world markets. Tho minister made the livestock men happy by stating that within a year (Continued on Page Five.) Husband of Montreal Lady Runs AVay With Another Woman; in Jail LOUI3, Jan. Pierre Auther, ot Highland Park, and Mrs: Charlotte Franzen of Madison, today admitted he was worried about WIs., with whom he ran away last i Tuesday night, were in. jail today, condition. "I thought she was when sho ho said, "and would soon give up her foolish not- ion, but I now see to go the limit. But r am just as de- termined as she is. Lawyers hava.ln- ouly bluffing: awaiting removal to Highland Park. led to a quarrel which resulted in the j formed me that I cannot be prosecut- shooting otjMias Merle Edwards, 17-j jjj1 'fa j year-old daughter of O. 'Edwards of! to PARIS, Jan. a Manifesto ad- Bressed to the French workers re- garding the recent split in the So- cialist party over the question of joining the Moscow Internationale, the General Confederation of Labor declares that by accepting the Mos- cow conditions the communist fac- tion ot Uie Socialists showed its in- tention, pursue the destructive work of Internutinnal syndicalism, compris'ng workers." "It in our Imperativo adds the manifesto, "to form ourselves against thin-system which in so many countries weakens the workers' or- the manifesto says in conclusion, "remains the strongest weapon of warfare of working claas against a faction which wishes aitrftv unrt ft." Cheadlo, Alta., shortly after midnight Friday, and she now In the Holy Cross hospital in Calgary, in a pre- carious condition. Wm. F. Steele. 22 years olfl, who fired on the girl to cat except to Join her church and I won't do that." Harrington said the only religion he knows is the golden rule, and docs not believe It necessary to have any other. with a shotgun as sho was run irrrtiT tM hw home In; company with her father, TOO OLD TO FIGHT IN VIRGINIAN AGE OF! commltteed suicide and his body was CIVIL WAR, found in a'straw stack three miles away with (he top ot bis head blown off. I Miss Edwards was rushed to Cal- gary In Shaver's amnottaoe during __ the night and Saturday morning she advanced age by a recruiting om- was operated on by Dr. Cnrwford. I when ha sought to enlist ser- Hho was In an uneonscions condition vice in tho civil war, died at the when brought to the city and slight, family home. Denver Hill, near Little-' hopes are for'her re-; ton, W. Va., last night. Mr. Crqwe covery. The shot from the discharge centiy celebrated his 108th Wrthflay ot the In Stoele's hands struck anniversary by riding eight miles on. her In tliq breajt, thront, lower Jaw his twrse to .tte tomo of one of Us WHEELING. W. Va., Jan. Crowe, who was rejected because of Mrs. Auther was formerly a resident :of'Montreal and served as a nurse wjth the Canadians aveneas. Both AuthertB.nd.Mrs. Franien deny the allegations of the woman's hus- band that she was "stolen" at the point of a revolver. They also deny that Auther forced Franzen to give him a cheque for 1100, with which to pay for the "honeymoon." Former Nanton Barber KilU Little Girl Then KilU Himself NANTON, word Jan. News raereeelred tkte .__ rred h., kllUd him- Self 11 years wappoaed cause; %as iesjtMMeiwy from pro- iii health. Mni Nevim was ont tt the for a short time and on her return fnmnd her and daughter dead. Derails of the tragedy have not been learuajd. Fred Nevlns was once engaged in the barber busi- ness in N'anton, and ifterwards home- steaded in the Vulcan district, and Manager Minielly are quite prepared to aide with the fanners too. -The whole. farm has been sumrnertallowcd this year with the exception of a few acres which were-in oats. It was very weedy' to" start 'With, but with plenty of water to grow good rank crops nest Life of McLaughlin Motor Head Threatened OTTAWA, Jan. unsigned letter, .threatening that If the plant ot General Motors company, limited, was not re-opened for tho benefit of the unemployed the plant would be blown up and tlie life of R. S. Mc- Laugblla, president of the company, ind two members of his fnniiiy would be taken, Laughlin ras. received by Mr. Me yesterday. Mayor John Stacey .also received a letter threat- ening violence if work was not forth- coming. Chief of Police Friend received a lettsr telling him to take no, action 'hen the threats in question were car- ried into execution. the letters written on ordinary note paper (From Our Own BLA'IRMORE, Jan. adjourn- ed preliminary trial of Jim is held on a charge of shooting Mrs. Olive McDonald on..the niglft of De- cember the 13th, was held In the town office in Blatrmjre on Thursday evening. Two new witnesses gave evidence at this time their evi- dence followed much upon the lines of the previous witnesses who u-ere heard at tha opening preliminary. The new witnesses were George Patton, brother of the deceased woman and Mrs. Fred Patton, n sister-in-law, who both reside at Cntnbrook, B.C. Tha witnesses told ot their vislta to Mrs. McDonald at the Blairmore hospital a few hours before she died and of hearing statements from the dying woman as to the happenings of tlie affair on tha night of the ult. It will he remembered that the dying statement of the woman -which wac heard at the opening of the RELATIVE STRENGTH OF THREE POWERS Jan. Accordtne to information said to be in the pos- session of the United States, the strength of .Great Britain, the United and Japan In flraf major ships (battleships und battle cralseni mounting guns of 13.5 inch calibre or greater on January 1 follows: Great Britain U Teasels of tons; United 10 Teasels of sot1, 100 tons and Japan vsiseh of 3C7, 520 tons. This compilation etcludei .capital ships mounting gung ot less tkta 13.5 inch calibre because ot their low rate of efficiency in modern battle. The projected strength of the thfet pqwlrs at the end of 1923 in capital ships within the same limitations aa to. calibre of guns, on the basis of present projected building Is fixed at: Great Britain 98 ships totalling 723350 tons; United States 27 ships of tons and Japan shlos oi tons. Japan 19 expected to reach Its jnatesi ratio ot increase between and 1927 when the rela- tive standing aa, projected Is indicated as being the name in the case of Great Britain and the United States but with Japan's capital ship fleet loereeMd to 24 vessels of tons. The- total first line strength of the three powers January 1 placed as follows: Great Britain 53J ot 1.M1.SU tons; United States 350 Tenets ot tons; Japan forty-three of tons. A comparison of tlie broadside inn power of first line capital itount- Ing 12-inch tans and np the. following: Great Britain 288 guns; United SiatM, TO Jaiiaa. K Thesa .figures take Into account doty vessels completed, .Harding Talks Diaarmameni Ohio, Jai. Repreaeh-. tative Butler of Pennsylvania., c'nalr- man of the house naval committee, was called into conference today by President-elect Harding to consider for reducing naval eipehdi- tures without impairing the efficiency the nation's first line defense. Al- :hough favoring a navy strong enough to insure safety to .the shores at the United Statu and to the commerce, Mr. Harding that very much of the preseit expenditure for the -navy could be dis- pensed with by exercise of greater >conomy and that possibly the havv building could safely ua curtailed. Naval Strength of U. S. WASHINGTON, Jan. Informa- tion now in possessipn o[ the United States government on the relative strength of the three principal, naval powers, believed to be complete, shows he present naval strength of the United States to be about half that ot Great Britain, while more than double that of Japan. In the first line major ships, including battleships anil jattle cruisers, the British navy .on Fanuary 1, 1921, this information ihows, numbered 32 vessels of ons, while the United States' 'pos- 16 vessels of tons, and apan 10 vessels of tons. While capital ships under conitrnc- ion for tha United States navy, in- luding 12 and six battle misers, to ne completed in IMS, .will ractically offset the British prepond- ranco'in thin class vessels, the shows that the United tates fleet still will be greatly in- rior in types of vessels aval, officers as of the first impoit- nce In naval strength. These icluda notably destroyer leaden, reisers and light -cruisers, and cruis- ng Although, with completion of the resent authorised building programs f the two countries) tha United, 8UtM will have only SIT battle ers as coifjpared with 12. for that of Japan, it, will niore than maintain told of tho visit to her home of Harold K per cent, superiority by virtue of greater number of battleships and Pinkney on business for the local G.W.V.A. and of the. entrance of Jim Zltto when Zitto ordered Pinkney out of UK) house with a threat to kill him anil that Pinkney left at onto and did not hear the tiring of tbo shot. Also and apparently by ihe same person. that shootinE Wa8 an accident on The assistance ot Toronto detec-, lhc art the Bun tiver been asked by tha authori- ties here In ferreting out the writer of the letters. LITTLE GIRL WES FkOlil LOCKJAW; WAS HURT BY NUTSHELL SAHNIA, May Williamson, aged five, died of lockjaw .night, after sev- of Intense suffering. A of nutshell lodged In the shoe .causing abrasion of the akin from which blood poison. Inn Mt In WMUv tatenua. went off in Ills pocket. The only ei- ception to the previous evidence was that the witnesses on this occasion {stated that Mrs. MeDonald said to them that Zltto must hoot her na thrra it to ta tho pocket in wWek tto imi Bond to huve Tata- evWence of conrse contrary to Mc- Donald's lUtament trut wn not dwelt upon to any treat extent by the different conn Mil. At the clow of the hearing Jtutlca nt the Peace RobtrtsOn ordered that UUa be taken to tile jail to await trial at the next aenion tho district court at Maeleod. supplemental types of war craft. MAN WHO IS NOT CLASS CONSCIOUS IS NO GOOD SAYS U.F.O. SBC. TORONTO, Jan. J. Sforriaon, secretary of the United Farmers ot Ontario, addressing the Men's Cine ot tha Timothy Baton memorial last night said "The time has corae to evolve a democratic syatem In this coun- try if the. Baouiev to aMI If then sssr nam cm think et uytkloc Utter tham the re- call, let ai have It." Defending the UFO against the charge ot being which. he said, was constantly being broucht np against them, Mr. Morriaoai stat- ed that a man who was not claw con- Idem was not much trot. ;