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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. TWELVE PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBEP.TA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 33 TO III ON English Deputation Not Very Kindly Welcomed by Dom- inant Element HENDERSON'S VIEW DUBLI.V. of tho Laborlto parliamentary delegation BRLNG BACK HEROIC DEAD FROM ENGLAND, FRANCE AND BELGIUM Stune, in thin city, nyi It on foot and have been well advanced an organization known Ovtrstas Mortuary to bring back the re- of the Strati; Canadian dead from Engliad, France and Bel- glum and bury them In their own country. Nr.'Stone tayj It Is a private ertterprfoe, with no govern- ment connection. s In this country arrived here last night. No reception 1ms been organized and nobody but an unofficial representa- tive of the castio met the party at the dock. Hooms at the Mansion Housa had boon allotted the delegation by the lord mayor, but owing to a change lit HID composition of tho corporation re- EuHing from Sinn Fein victories In tho municipal elect'on thU privilege was cancelled' and the visitors arranged lor accommodations at. tho hotel. It is announced they will conduct In- fcrvlows there hut members of the Biun Kohl will not accept tho invita- tion to call, but are willing .to receive the members of parlrament If Ihey will Ko to Slnu Kein headquarters. Onp with this program Is that the Sinn Fein is an Illegal organiza- tion and does not possess an official homo. Transport workers have hith- erto been takliiK the samo attitude as tuc- Sinn Fein which they nominally support. Among those- who have declared intention to lay tliair vlows be- fore the visitors' are officials of the! Dublin trailas unions, ihc Nations! Teachers' Uniou, the Hcllasl'. Labor1 party and Ilia Dominion in I addition representatives ol the1 1st party will call. N'o public func- tions have been arranged anil no are contemplated. j Arthur Henderson, a member of the] imrly. said today In ah interview Ihalj tho British 'tnboi- party before thei war had favureli Irish sett-government I and had, been influenced by Ilia eiglity- Premier Stewart Tells Farmers to Look Before They Leap Political Action Sole Topic o{ Discussion at Big Farmers' Premier Speaks Bluntly on the Wood Makes Reference to Activity of the Farmers. (From a Staf{ Correspondent) CALGARY, Alia., Jan. action is on says; Pres.H.W. Wood, of the United Farmers of Al- berta in his fourth' annual address presented to the largest convention of the organization ever, assembled at the opening session this morning. Fifteen hundred fanners and farm women representing their various locals heard the warning. "Before" you endeavor to replace in a drastic manner the old established institutions, be sure you have something better to put in its was the answer of Premier Charles Stewart in an address to the great gathering which in its a Alien Enemies Average Price of Canadian Wheat Will be Above U.S. President Wood Startled the U. F. A. Convention With This Chairman of the Wheat Board Price in Dakotas is Quoted. CALGARY, Alia., Jan. the price of wheat in the United States has been running as high as three dol- lars a bushels and while Canadian farmers have been com- plaining that their product has been disposed of at too low a statistics submitted to the annual conven- tion of the United Farmers of Alberta here today tend to show that when final distribution is made on participation certificates'the average price of Canadian wheat will'be above that of (he United States wheat. Membership Is Shown To Bt Within Sight of Thirty Thousand ringing tones denoted that so far. as he was concerned the Alberta Government was ready to go before the United Farmers of Alberta and stand or fall on the result. Premier Stewart's speech was not a challenge to the farmers, neither r IT r. i "'vwiiKriAJa.-.jan. oana- was it an apology or a plea tor a longer me. It was a plain the first step In the reduction of prices. "I hate he assert- ed, "but I would bs laoklng En rny duty If I filled to aicertnln the behind the tupplfei Russia, has on hand. If it were possible with, honor to our coun- try to rMume trade with Ruitli, we could undoubtedly open up lew avenues of wtalth and for OUT own Working Out PARIS, Jan. 20. -r (Associated to Hoyal sent in' batches whenco they were' Atlantic. Licut.-Col. Dsto said, there wero at present only about one alien enemies at Kapuskaslns together with n feiv htindrod camps lit other parls of Ihe country who would ho sent liomo at flio earliest opportunity. ilcd Stales were given an official re- ccnllon just outside of this village .to- day. In tho crowd that greeted Alex- ander Herkman, Emma Goldman and j necn organized It conditions had been their "comrades" was M. Korieu, mem- normal. Valuable assistance has heen her of the all-Soviets' executive b? Frank Leavltt arid A. It. in Texas. niittco, a brief conference i Steckle. Owing lo the severe urouiii .Wood Ridicules Reports [with Berkman, agreed to' nennitJthe' farmers" have been away Mr. Wood declared his be-lief that (whole party to outer liobhcvik home 'fy'ue to make a llvell- Canadian farmers will get more for j sla, j hood lor their families. Many others Is no question they will be I ll10 welcomed in said oot alone thP mem' their -wheat than'if tho United States market had been open from tho first. Referring to rumors that a large eight-hour day on Iho farm; an- plo toilny hv the sultan. Hope la ex- other wants a nine-hour day. Reel- pressed lljal tho peace to bo con- Proclly, construction of many branch v.ith Iho entente powers will railway lines, entry into tho real cs- prompl action and no little skill to guido it clear o! the rocks of. traui, lion and til! wo reach the nothing caa ile-slroy tho address a" declares, "The reverses of war can ._ CMfl Bonus Resolution board orttB Russian, Cc-operallve cor-! Southern Alberta lias the lowstren- llot ,njllre a riglu ,0 A cash bonus of. two thousand dol- resentatioii ever recorded at tho U. f.joxislenco as long as lla legislative i (or veterans Is favored. Congratulations for I'rcmlor Drury Elaborate planav for the re- In sumption of commercial relations be- tween tho Russian people and allied nations havo been worked oul, and II Is expected tho Dolshavlkl, will permit the freo Interchange of manufactured KociJs and raw materials. Details of tho plan lo lie followed Jrere given the Associated I'rcsa today porallon, thrpugh which trado will bo cnrrlod. Those two Illusions ed the negotiations with Iho council which brought about Iho adop lion of their plan which Ihey had pre- viously submitted to the British auth- orities. "It must on understood tha agree- ment has no political character what- said BerKfinhelm. "It.. la merely an economic, -financial and humanitarian arrangement. Russian co-operative unions, fifty years ago, now number five hundred branches and have fifty; thousand local societies with members. These operate throughout whether under BolBheTlk rule or controlled by- other governments. H IB a sort of Russian economic. Rod Croat. "Our plan Is .very simple. We w conduct-'A- convenlton and is making a strong supremo ho adop- (Continued on I'age Elgin.) stoclu of cer- eals, catUe and flax, which, owing to the complete 'tuppreiilon of tatlon during the last tew years and tho record crop ot 1S19, ara now larger lhan Russia ovor disposed of previous lo Iho war. This la csnechlly true In the Interior ot Hitssla, where ocnstoip- lion has also 25 BELOW The weather Is still very cold the weather. i The-tcmperalure 'at other western points Is given fol- lows, In all cases below zero: >J fy Saskatoon, 24; Medicine Hat, 24; Edmonlon, 16; Calgary 10; .Moose Jaw, 18. ff ff The weather prophet pfe- dlcls fair and decidedly Cold weather today and tomorrow. 4" ty ty V atiil executive functions Inalnlaln closo collaboralloii ami uiillc their cffortn to- ward safeguarding (ho'rlghla and in- Icresls of (he stale. I hopo it will be possible, by divine graco, to secure a peace safeguarding the unity of our empire aa well as the lionor and dig- nity ot Iho N'allon and assurinc Ihe dc- llvernnce of our Invaded provinces. "I appeal to parliament to supporl the government so that- measures In- tended to repair Ihc eftecls of war may be carried oul, lhal all branches of ad- ministration may he reformed and lhat the guarantees o! tho rights of min- orities may be respected." The need of most rigid economy Is emphasized by the sultan. SINN FEINEB8 ON TOP IN LONDONDERRY LONDONDERRY, Ulster, Jin, 6f 'London- derry were defeated (n the muni- cipal elections of Just week. As ,1 result, the new1 municipal council will be composed of 19 Unionists si against 21 Sinn Felners or Na- of Ontario, and demand for the resig- nation ot Uniou government, together with requests for a new commerce board, arc other items in a long Hat to bo dealt willi. A vote of confidence In tho Cana- dian wheat board and In President together '.vith censuro for those alleged !.r> have misrepresented him on iiuiitical action is asked by Iho Olclchcn local. Every Canadian City From Coast to Coast Will Be Affected MONTREAL, Jan. most (important develoDtneiit irhlcb. hns tnken place IK tiio Canadian mo- lion picture field was announced by Iho Royal Securities Corporation-here on Saturday when particulars wera Given out of a transac- tion, unrJer which (ho Famous Play. ers-Lasby Canadian Corporation, Urn- ttcii, will operate a chain of large mo- tion picture theatres from coast to coast. This company has already In oper- ation approximately twenty motion picture theatres, Including six m To- ronto, two in Vancouver, antl others In Ontario and Ihe west, anil others will now bo constructed In Montreal Quebec, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Reglna Mmontou, Saskatoon, Halifax and St. John, liy the autumn of 1920 tho com- pany expects to have In operation thea- tres a total scaling capacity of and by the spring ot 1021 this will be increased lo .pled to have tlra heavily on our funds, but.' it. Is questionable- if the Increase in_ membership would have justifed expenditure under present conditions' in the constituency.- I havor make tho money expended do thc'niost. possible good under the conditions.1 It was rather late in Iho year before anything was done by Eomo of the' political directors, but I feel that much- good was done by some of thetn don't think the Guide canvass 'itis been thoroughly carried out yel In this consllluency. (Continued on Four) OTTAWA, Jan. Canadian civil service commission, announces tho following appoint- inonls: Indian forming instructor, Uloofi ngency, Alberta, department ot In- dian affairs, Stewart S. Moore (It. Itacleod, Alherla, assistant to the .tin- minion agroslologlsl, experimental farms branch, department of ngrloul- luro, OtlawB, Richard Ircdale Hamil- ton (If. Otlawa. 37 FISHERMEN DROWN CHRISTIANA, Jan. soven fishermen were drowned In ft gslo which struck a fishing fleet Tronuhjam yesterday. Kolchak Troops Retreat PARIS, Jan. troops occupy all of the territory In siheri.i west of Krasnoyarsk, from wh ch they have driven Admiral Kol. chaH 3 forces, according to latest diipntches received The Kol- chak units are reportsd to fae retreating eastward. The revolutionary Socialist government recently established at Irkutsk Is said already to bo very weak, being slronaly combatfed by Gen. flemenoff, who Is supported by the last remnants of the Kolchak army. CHICAGO HOSPITALS ARE FILLED WITH 'FLU CASES CHICAGO, Jan. In a mild form continued to spread toiiaS at tho rate of oloten. hundred new cases every 24 hours, all available trained nurses beioe mobilized by Iho health department combat Iho epidemic. The total number of 'flu cases exceeded four thousand. The hospitals arc filled. Diirlnp Iho !csl forty-eight hours new cases of Influenza were re- anil tho dwHbs numbered, ?fi. TT.Orc were 382 now cases of pneu- monia' Md Blxly-slx dcAlha. Smuggle Liquor Across In Radiators of Big Autos WINDSOR, Ont, Jan. by the close vigilance ef customs and immigration ths iWoodward Avenue ferry In runners" taking liquor across the river from the Can- aalan s do In clevkcd a new method for "betting itie When sharp Inaptollon of all automobiles was Instituted ths for a time were successful In smuggling liquor Into Detroit and M chlgan across the Ice of the Detroit river Like St. clair, but the United States federal officers stepped method and now several men who devote most of their time lo the lucrative pastime are taking Illicit liquor In the radiators In huge touring cars, being able to get from two ia three gallons fitrtms unsuspected oh one trip, With eelllni) In Canada al for .three gallons In bot- tles ant) worth from fifty to eighty dollars in Detroit, the profit hat proven too tempting to ml3S, ;