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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XHI. TWELVE PACES LETHBIUDO.E, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 34 Decrease in Cold Storage Stocks Over the Previous Sfonth is Feature of RepoVt "DECREASE OVER 1919, TOO HUSBAND NO. 1 x MAKES SCENE IN GRANUM HOME (From Our Own Correspondent) Jin. lit- tU flurry of wai the Provincial Police brought a lady from Grsnum on a charge of hiving out husband too many. It cer- tain gentleman in Granum married the lidy with, (jeed Intiiitloni. The former hueband turned up in urn the other morning and went to (he houM of the'happy couple for breikfut The reception attorded No. 1 WH not according to Hoyle and hence the arrett.. vGreat Railroad Strike; Martial Law Italy Cavalry Patrol Streets OTTAWA, Jan. following ttocks of foot! wore in cold storage In Canada on January 1, as announced In iho report of tho annual trade bulletin ot Iho Dominion bureau of statistics: Tho beet stocks amount to SaO pounds of freali frozen; pounds -of fresh unfrozen; pounds cured and pounds In tlic process of cure. Comparative fig- ures arc as follows: Fresh fnv.on has increased 14.31 per pent since last laonth, Imt is 12.19 pcrj 'cent less than January, 1919; fresh' Brantford Member Elected Con- vener as Result of Meeting of Lafor M. P. P.'s U Toronto PARIS, Jan. and Central Italy are In the grip of a general railroad strike, but South- ern Italy is not seriously affected, according to the Turin correspon- dent of'the Petit Parlifcir. The Italian government was able to run -a few over the prin- cipal lines yesterday, the trains being heavily guarded by troops armed with machine; guns. Martial law is In force lit the principal cities of the country, the streets of which by cavalry and are under the guns of artillery It is said. Stores, theatres and alt places of busi- ness are ordered to close at eight o'clock ifl the .evening and every- one is.forbidden to automo- biles or Police authori- ties have ordered'the magnetos of all automobiles confiscated to pre- vent the.striken using the mach- ines. t Calm prevailed yesterday, there being few acts of sabotage. The only disorders, are reported from Genoa where shots were fired at a train. .V''. OAT HAD HUNDRED DOLLAR liHEAKKAST NEW YORK, Jan. stray tomcat projected himself in'.o the annual poultry show In progress today fn Madison Square Garden, and had a hundred dollar break- fast on two carrier pigeons on ex- hibition by a Baltimore fancier. The homeless feline squeezed Into the garden in some unknown way and feasted his eyes on the birds, finally tearing the crate homing the pigeons. Only a few feathers were left to tell the tale. The cat escaped. U.F.A. Sympathetic With Irrigation Development; May Influence the Gov't. laps Withdraw From i The Siberian Front TOKIO, Jan. object In Discussions Japanese press agreeing to co-operate with the United I political leaders have developed that probably a large majority of Ihe Japanese peoplo are States in supporting fczecho-Slovak troops in Siberia has been attained Toronto Jan. members .ncr-yen is ,1.37 less than Jast month and s 4 jw cent ess than last year; cldeil a Eeparat85 Labor rou cure, Wef has ijji.4 per tho Houjj) M. MB McP cent over last month, but his decreas- Bride M PP of Bj-an'ttord; as convon iM-'ninnth representative of th'ejat the meellng 61 Iho advisory .diplo-i All of tiie.other foreign elements1 percent since lc.8, month Labor members In the House, but -f-- and ere 69.80 per rent less than last following statement was 'Issued: year. total beef has been in- Premier Stewart Confers With Lethbridge Northern Offic- ials on Project PRES. WOOD SUPPORTS meetings in support ot irrigation pro- jects have been held in tho south your president at tbo request ot locuU !n tho south was one o[ a delegation which waited upon Hon. Arthur Mei- Bhen. minister of Iho interior, anil Hon. Calder, minister ot immigra- tion, to press the irrigation needs ol the Eou'th." It the U.l'.A. convention passes a resolution such as is desired ty ihe fanners ot tho south and northeast adverse to, entering single-handed In- 1 and the withdrawal ot Japanese troops' to such a vast enterprise as invas- "At a "meetlnEVol Labor members n-30 per. cent since last month elect held in Toronto today, Tuesday, hut hns decreased 12.08 per cent over; January 20, It was unanimously vcrn Imrdeiiaome arid monotonous, f'na A Imrdeiiaor (u not lo: her natural beauty nor- her pleasing disposition, V'or she- was a beautiful woman, attractive, graceful. find refined. These personal attributes ot rliarm proved lo be llio key Iliat iralockeil the rioor ui forliitic. of (liiiet life on llic pralrio, the young widow returned to Salt Lake City- back to llio bright smartly .dressed crowds, gay flight life. Somewhere in Silt Lake llTerl Harry Jlail. Folks called him n dreamer. He was a dreamer, and 1iko moat droanv was rich In hopes but poor In purse. Harry was a young man of years, an Inventor. At ]dast, ho had Jin invention which lie liellevcil would fcriUK him a fortun" Agreeable to the dictates of fate ind tbo essentials ot a good stOTy, Harry Hall louhd just the Inspiration that ho needed launch his invention.' He Gowcn, a young widow from Canada, who oc- cupied a tiny in th4 apartment in whloli lie roomed. Ho fell in lovo, of course. There were many years difference In their ages; In fad, ardent Harry could have Unveiled anywhere an her sou, but (From 'Staff Correspondent) CALGARY, Alia., Jan. While consulting engineer George G. Ander- son's report on the physical phase.of the Lolhbridgu Northern Irrigation District project is now In the hands of .Hon. A. J. McLean, Minister ot Public Works, It will not bo made public until it has been discussed, by the cabinet council in Edmonton. That announcement was made to the Her- ald at noon by Hon. Mr. McLean, who Intimated that It frould be several days liotoro- the cabinet could meet for that purpose. Mr. Anderson is proceeding to Lethbridge, tonight pre- paratory to leaving for Los Angeles. Whllo no oillcial announcement Is available the Herald understands that Mr. Anderson intimates: No. scheme Is entirely feas- ible in its physical phases, and the land to he watered Is eminently adapt- ed to irrigation. No. scheme In tola will coal close to five million dollars. No. will take three years to Complete constructjon if the most economic plan of construction Is to ho followed. Hon. Chas. Mitchell, and Hon. A. J. McLean, held a final conference this morning with Mr. Anderson when Iho scheme was discussed. Hon. George P. Smith, la also In the clly olid is giving the matter serious thought. To the Heral.i ho said that in his opinion Cupid never stops to argue. 7ho' lovo I !Jcrc no whatever that was reciprocated, and the two were 'ho question ol guaranteeing Iho bonds ------1_ would devolop into a factional fight be- tween north and south and that nothing was fnrthcr from the mjnds of Iho Hisrried. Then the war came oh. And with tho war camo Hall's opportun- ity, for his inTWltton was ono pcrlain- ing to HID mipufaclure o( certain essential war. -After many disappointments, he convinced hard- headed businessmen on the Pacific Coast that MB Invention would mean an enormous Raving. The- trial of the1 invention proved that they had not been mistaken. And so it develops, that Harry lias been reaping the har- vest tbew past lour years In Ihe shape ol thousands of dollars In royalties. Mr. and Mrs. Hall now lire on ono of the most exclusive- streets In Iho beautiful City of the Angels. They occupy fnnil'hiirl man- sion drive a Fierce-Arrow, accord- ing lo a Raymond resident who re- contly visited Angeles, and who brought hack thi> irittrcsttng story. Whether or riot in tlie whirl of her sudden chSnge: o( fortune, Mra. Hall her early struggle! in Ray- mond, Is Hot Vnown. N.or does It matter. plays somo amailng tricks, somo ol fortune, some ol mis- fortune. In Ihli case, Fate, the (IcWo j creature, was kind. government than to make the farmers of Jhe south a football to ho Wckcd from pillar to post in thla matler of WILL'LOOSEN REVOLUTION SOCIALISTS TRIED TO STEM ALBANY, N. Y., Jan. rit Hlllqult, chief counsel for the five suspended Socialist assenv declared today at the op- ening of their trial that If'the 'Assembly permanently ousted the defendants th: act "will loosen the violent revolution which we Socialists have always enHeavornd and are endeavoring to stem." Etrong, H. J. Johns, W. A. Pritcbard and It. K. Bray. Upon Iho suggestion irrigation aid. Bui one enlightening; of A. J. Andrews, KC., crown counsel, statement he did make, was that tho'Justice Melcalfe announced that the provincial government felt that in un-; Jury would disperse until Monday, dertaklng a policy of. Irrigation devol- i when it is expected that a decision opment in the province of Alberta have been reached on the num- which would eventually result In an 1 orons mottoua. expenditure of twenty-five or thirty I Alleging wilful misconduct upon Hie jnn: gallon should be used on n small per- of'further motions to of land spread ovei-as-largo challenge (he whole array of the petit ,as is' poss jury-which will occupy the attention: 'f to a loCal en er- of Hie court during the week lhink our organization given in Ibo criminal assizes ibis morning in the'Case of the seven re- maining strike J. Queen, A.' 'A. Heaps, George Arm- should give it sympathy and asslsta'nco in whatever way is required and prac- tical." Directors Support, Too Tho directors In their annual report said: "Tho urgent need ol irrigation in order to make tba continuance ot farming- possible in some parts of Southern Alberta, has been Ktrited during the- year. Numerous hnbit will die of itself." 27 BELOW DURING NIGHT Last night the thermometer went down to 37 degrees below zero, but this morning It wag standing at 12 below. tf .J f: millions, possession of the natural re- sources of the province as r, basis for the credit of this immense- develop- ment was of paramount ImporLince and Ihe farmers Interestbd in securing irrigation might do worse than start a campaign which would result in the Dominion government passing legisla- tion at the coming scs'sion to put tho resources In Iho hands 'of tho provin- ces where Ibey could bo used for the I eh'ohnous development In irrigation and In plher directions which will lie i noxt two or three part of the sheriff, E. J. McMurray, on behalf of CJeorge Armstrong, con- tinued his argument on his motion to challenge llio Jury panel. A demurrer filed by the crown asking lor, specific particulars of misconduct was upheld by the court. 16 the -foro in the years. BAN ON NEWSPAPERS BKKLIN, Jan. addition (o arresting. Communists and Indepen- dent Socialist leaders, the government Is suppressing raJic.il newspapers.. U. F, A. Votes to Abolish The Board of Commerce (By CALQAIIY, Tress {.cased Jan. Canadian co-operation with any movcnienl for the betterment ol .con-' ditlons tor returned praclical aid In helpnis same as In tlie case of men. The idea ot n naturalization fee was aiso con- demncd. Tho abnormal growth of the farm- I der an indefinite ban. U.F.A. Endorses National Marketing of Wheat and adequate re-establishment wero the sentiments expressed and cheered to the echo by the United Farmers of Albcrla at the largest conven- tion of agricultural men ever bold in of on i Alberta. "On behiiK ol every one Renominate President Woodl'S. lin CALGARY, Jan. marketing of wheat was practically unnnimoua- ly agreed upon at the: U.F.A. con- .iftcr mucb discussion. A vole df confidence in H. W. Wood, mem- ber of the Canada wheat board, was presented. WOOD RENOM1NATED 'CALGARY, Jan. a wild tcenc of enthusiasm, W. H. Wood was nominated for re-election as dent of the United Farmers of A I- btrta. Further nominations may bo .made thFs afternoon on the plea that the candidates' stand on political fiction will be g-ven. Mrs. Carr a CuM'Idate Jan. Cana- dian commendation of Iho soldiers' settlement hoard featur- when Hon. T. A, Crcrar will 1 I North Voted Down Proposal (From a Staff Correspondent) members, wo can-truly say I wish to work hand in hand with the re- turned men. Our two great organiza- tions lo have and will have a great part in solving somo ol the vital problems now i-onfronting said H. (Jrceiilicld, ol Wcstlock, chairman ot have J Iho convention, amid a hurricane ot 'applause tonight, foUowing speeches by two members of tne Alberta Great I War Veterans' Association: CALGARY, Jan. H. W. Wood j A. Farmllo, ol the Alberta Kcdora- wlll be re-elected president of Hit! Al- of Labor, declared that Ihe 1 bert.i Farm era for 192H. That is ajf-rs and Industrial masses must foregone. Cnndnsioti.' A wild'itnmon- unite lo overthrow capital, which slration in bin favor was staged just ill held them by the throat., the close of Iho forenoon session, but I- The above, with a comprehensive final action wAs delayed till thrte statement by President II. W. Wood. soldiers and i ers' movement was shown in the secre- to secure tary's report (his afternoon. Thero arc now members, an increase ot over last year. In 1510 there were fewer than 5.000 members. The finances were also reported in excel- lent One delegate contended was too small an annual salary for the secretary. Lively discussion on the basia representation failed to change the-, present standing of one delegate for. every leu members. Kees also re- main unchanged dcspito a pleu for a. higher initiation fee. A move lo limit the term of office for executive and directorate lo Iwo years was defeated. Dclcgale Bower.' Red Deer, president for the first Ihreo years ol the association, led the de- feat of Jho idea. larm-J The convention declined (o elect a now) "speaker" Iron, outside the assccla- tion. The delegates went on record as opposed lo railway companies es- caping liability for death or injury lo an attendant travelling with livestock o'clock In orjer thai political Action j on tlio Canadian wheat board, and a! on reduced faro inasmuch as Ihe rall- mfchl first be discussed, and the con-1 unanimous vole, for tlie abolition of j way companies insist on attendants veutloii hear Mr. AVooil'3 policy for the board of commerce, featured IhoJ travelling with Rll cars'of stock' oiieninp, day of the- tinnual Alborla ing a hundred miles or more. formers' i An enthusiastic resolution was tho A suggestion by D. of! ono on censorship, which was Edmonton, that tbo officers ot Ihe i unanimously, and read as follows: association had been used by the gov. that we urge tho Domlu- tons of Medicine Hat a nd Lclhbrldgej Wood, who eulogized the services cd (ho opening of tho second day nt i and S. S. Dunham spoke strongly in ol James Stewart, of os Iho United Fanners of Alberta couven- its favor but tho northern delegates'chairman ot the wheat board, lion today. A standing vote condemn- took the view lhat as Ihe district ns-1 The women's section got under way tho federal govcrninoiit for soclations in fomo Instances this afternoon, dlscusslns political ac- _________________ Irathcn than giving, 160 acres to bouai purely political bodies they did notjtion. No decision, however, was I lido soldier farmers. I represent always fho wholo member-, reacncd, BREADNER TAKES PRINGLE'8 JOB lie-election of II. W. Wood as presl-l ship ol nil the locals ol Iho dlslrict Norman Lamberl, secretary of the j dent, appears probable. There arc j and therefore had uu rlcht to elect; Canadian Council of Agriculture, ex- tlin future in this regard. A inoilou to nmrnd tho constitu'lon providing for election of district direc- tors lit the association by district as- sociation .conventions such as was held In Lclhbrldge was voted down. It ernmcut to deny the best wheat prlci Ion government lo amend the law 1m- was sponsored by the district associat-1 to Iho farmers, was refuted by Mr mediately so that the personal free- and liberty of tho citizens of Can-' ada as existent prior to the war bo restored in full measure." Another enthusiastically carried mo- tion was to abolish the board of com- merce, "as a menace to toe welfaro of Iho Canadian people." There was much dlscifsslon on lion asking the-Dominion-government OTTAWA, Jan. W. three In the running [or leadership of. delegates lo Iho slrlftly U. V. A. cen- i plained Ihe amendments to the to fii the price oh. machinery flri-IAtl'Ajjmi, -I Hi tjaUUel IIUUU III Uio I i vi iuauciou ui uiu u vt]