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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION FOURTEEN PAGES VOLUME XIV. FIRST SECTION LETHBIUPGE, ALBERTA. FRIDAY. JANUARY 21.1921 FIRST SECTION NUMBER 34 RIGHTJHONORABLE DEAD AT OTTAWA Former Alberta Premier Passes THE LATE RT. HON. A. L. SIFTON SEVEN IRISH POLICE SLAIN Six Met Death When Motor Car Ran Into an Am- buscade Hon. A. L. Sifton Passes Away at in Poor Health BEST KNOWN PUBLIC MAN IN ALBERTA DESTROY HOUSES AS REPRISAL DUBLIN, Jan. In- -pcctor Clark, a cergeant and four, constables wera killed and a oergeant wounded in an ambush at o'clock this afternoon at Glenwood, near Six Mile Bridge, it was announced by the authori- ties at Dublin Castle this evening. Seven Constables Killed DUBLIN, Jan. men, sev- of whom wero constables, were shot and killed in engagements with fiinn Feinera near this city yesterday. Sii: of tho officers met death when their motor car ran into an ambus- cade, while tho body of another waa found near the barracks ,of his squad yesterday morning. The civilian slain was shot "ill cold blood by several men who entered his home. Announcement has been made in the future all motor cars carrying constables, and therefore likely to be attacked, will carry members of the OTTAWA, Jan. Hon. A. L. Sitton, secretary of state of Canada, died at this morn- ing at his apartment at the Chat- eau Laurier. A short time prev- iously Mr. Sifton had lapsed Into unconsciousness. With him when he died were his son and Senator W. Harmer, who was a close friend. On Tuesday, after a consultation of hope was expressed for the recovery of Mr. Sifton, who suffered from hardening of the arteries, but an- other relapse early this morning ended fatally. The deceased cabinet minister had been III for some weeks and had been under the care of Dr. Campbell Laidlaw of Ottawa. On January 19 he suffered a relapse and specialists from Toronto were In. Then it was announced that small hope for his recovery was entertained. Arrangements for the funeral of the [ate Mr. Sifton will not be made un- til later today, it was announced, as It is wished to consult with the mem- bers of the family. It has not yet been decided whether Mr. Sifton will be buried at Ottawa or in Kildonan cemetery, Winnipeg. The family burial plot is In the latter place, but Sir Clifford Sllton, brother of the late minister has a burial plot in Beech- wood cemetery, Ottawa, and the fun- eral may take place This morn Ins word was awaited from Sir. Clifford Sitton who left last night for Toronto, feeling, as dtd all the members ot the family, that the late Mr. Sifton had a food chance ot recovery. Flags of government buildings throughout the city were Kalf-iiiasted then of Hon. Mr. Sifton was announced, and his colleagues of the cabinet, many ot whom did not learn of Mr. Sifton's death until-they reached their offices, eipwssed their regrets at his loss and their sympath- ies with his bereaved family. THE REWARD OF PATIENCE! In Chicago Dally News. NO DECISION ON IRRIGATION PLAN Chairman Crofts Sounds Cabinet Minuter But Policy Is Not Francisco Men Inquire About the L. N. (By a Staff EDMONTON, Jan. man T. W. Crofts of the Lethbrldflf. Northern, left this afternoon for Lethbridge to meet bond repre- sentatives from San Francisco who are going over the district prior to making possible bid on bond Issue. To the Herald Mr. Crtfti stated that the possi- bility of selling the bonds in this manner was worth trying out. While here chairman waited on Hon. C. R-.-Mltchell, Hon. A. J. McLean and members of the cabinet relative to the Leth. bridge Northern, but owing to the Illness of the premier he was un- able' to obtain anything at all de- finite to thai Irritation policy which may brought forward at the coming (melon of the legisla- ture. FARMERS IN FAVOR OF THE WHEAT POOL PRINCIPLE; TO GATHER INFORMATION Education Minister Denounces Minimum Salary Proposal (By a Staff Reporter.) EDMONTON, Jan. in attendance at (tho morning session of the United Farmers' of Alberta convention stood for a minute with bowed )ieads as a tribute to tbo form- premier of Alberta, Hon. Arthur L. Sifton, whose death was this morning announced from the plat- form by Chairman The morning session was given up mostlr to tdiicational problems and the presence of Hon. G- P. Smith, minister of education, resulted in the delegates securing a fund of informa- tion on educational problems. The minister's unalterable opposition to the form of contract urged by the Al- Teachers' Alliance was voiced by him and the applauso of tho dele- gates seemed to indicate that they were with him in his objections. At tha conclusion a rousing voto of thanks to the minister way passed. All educational matters coining within the puiview of thu U.F.A. or- ganization will hereafter be handled by an educational committed compos- ed of three members of the U.P.A. and the three members of the U.F. W.A. to be appointed by the Central Board at its first meeting following the convention. The afternoon cession will be a joint meeting between the U.F.A. and the U.F.W.A. to the matters dealt with in the women's section during tha past three days and 'at five o'clock Hon. C. R. acting premier will address tho session on rural credits. Keen Interest Shown in ciifttion at the Edmonton Convention. (Continued on page five.) STRIKING TRIBUTES TO LATE MINISTER iCon.muW on face 4i. Second Operation On Premier Stewart Alberta Legislature ig Not Like- ly to Meet Until March (By a Staff Reporter) EDMONTON, Jan. Pre- mier Stewart is progressing very favorably today, Hon. Archie Mc- Lean told The Herald at noon to- EDMONTON, Jan. Though the cabinet has made no definite an- nouncement to that effect, it will Is Madly in Love; Pursues Man By The Air Route Alleged Girl Fol- lowed Philadelphia Busi- ness Man CHASED HIM ALMOST AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK, Jan. special dispatch to the New York Tribune from Philadelphia says that Miss Beatrice Hebert, 29, of' Toronto, was arraigned in Phlla- Startling Revelations it Inquest Into Death of Two Tor- onto Women TORONTO, Jan. Dr. Percyl E. Faed had used "dlarsenol" instead of in the case ot Miss Monica Kenny, who died just ouUlde of Dr. J. H. McDonnell's office on January 8, was brought out In evi- dence glyen at the inquest tonight before Coroner Qeorge W. Graham, and that "diarsenol" waa a deadly drug, as administered, also was delphia yesterday charged with breach brought out. Dr. Faed had obtained of the peace and disorderly conduct, after she had chased 'William Zinser, a Philadelphia business man, 'horn she was madly in love, with halt Sinn Fein as hostages. This plan has I be March 1st before the pro- been In operation near Cork, where] vincial legislature'meets. Acting Pre- raartlal law is In force and has, it Is acted as a, preventive of attacks on parties of constabulary. Recourse to the hostage system hero, where martial law has not. been declared, caused surprise. Two thne-itory honses In Cork destroyed by British army en- mler Mitchell is warning private mem- bers that a further postponement from February 15th will be necessary owing to the failure of .Premier Chas. Stewart to' recover so rapidly as ex- pected from his recent operation. It only this morning became known officially that, the premier had to be yesterday as_ an act of official placed on the operating table Wed- nesday and a second operation per- formed. .He progressed favorably Thursday and his condition this morning is favorable, but the cabinet will take no action setting a date for the session till a bulletin from the premier's' surgeon states recovery Is definite. None of the cabinet minis- ters have been allowed to see Pre- mier Stewart recently. for an attack made on crown I'orcM In their neighborhood. The buildings ware shattered with dyna- mite and reports reaching here indi- cate loveral adjacent structures were aulte severely damaged. Major General Sir Edward Strict- laid; commander of crown troops In Ireland, stated yesterday at Cork that WartiaJ law was producing good re- aultg and that arms are being sur- rendered by, or captured from Sinn Peinars. He admitted, however, that only a handful of Irish Republican leaders had given themselves up to the British government, and added that hts men were most seriously handicapped by the activities of wo- men who were carrying arms to furl. tire Sinn Peiners. Big Roundup CORK, Jan. yesterday's roundup hero two Wing destroyed, the "nolica mtit 33 arrests. The men arrested Included the Cork brewer A F 8hannaii.Crawford, In whose office, it was ajtoftd, ammunition was found. SOCIALISTS CHANGED NAME OF SQUARE RIOT FOLLOWED CASTEIAAMARE, Italy, Jan. Several persone were tilled and oth- ers wounded in a fight which ensued here today during a public meeting. The meeting in protest against the Socialist municipality changing the name of a city square from Mu- nlclplo to Spartaco. Shots wore flrod from the roof of the city hall, a DOCTOR DANGLING FROM ROPE GAVE FIRST AID NEW YORK, Jan. ling from a thirty foot rope held by several laborers, Dr. Donnelly of the Fardham Hospital, early to- day .administered first aid to three men 'pinned under an auto truck which had plungsd over a rock embankment along the New York Central Railroad on the outskirts the city. The men were res- med later, taken to a hospital probably will recover. policeman being fight followed. rounded. A general PREMIER'S HURRIED MONTREAL TRIP OTTAWA, Jan. Hon. Arthur Mel- ghen, who went to Montreal last evening, waa back at his office In the. east block morning at 9 o'clock. No information regard- ing the purpose behind his hur- ried trip, was available at his office this morning though one report has it that the journey had to do with the matter of Quebec representation In the federal cabi- net, ray around the world. Part of. the chase was by the air route. She was held In bail for further hearing, [t is expected papers for.her deporta- tion to Canada will arrive In Phila- delphia tomorrow, the dispatch says. The dispatch continues: "Accord- ing to Dr. Eagan, a police surgeon, Miss Hebert Is perfectly is if any one deeply In love, he said, can the drug at Grace hospital from Dr. Abraham Brodey of Grace hospital staff, according to the evidence pro- duced; but there was a conflict of testimony between Dr. Faed and Dr. Brodey as to which drug had been asked for at the hospital by Dr. Faed. OTTAWA, Jan. the death of Hon. Mr. Sifton, tho prime minister, Right Hon. Arthur Meighen, said: "Yesterday wag the first day of Mr. Sltton's Illness that there was real hope of his. recovery. This morning comes the news of his death. It is inexpressibly sad. "The members of the government will miss a( very able colleague, a man Briand Sets Forth Program] Germany Meets Obligations France Will Not Intervene Internal Affairs of Russia in PEACE WITH TURKEY MUST BE EFFECTIVE PARIS, Jan. Briand presented the program of his minis- try to the chamber of deputies and Si., i V t jTit TV j tne coamber ot I'eput es and tar -Si haVSked the senate today. The program con- r. tains four outstanding points was equally insistent that it was "diarsenol" that Dr. Faed had asked for. Dr. Brodey stated that if "diarsen- ol" were used .with the "neo-diarsen- be' called sane. She is simply a de- method of preparation it would termlned to cap- mean dead. Other startling features of the in- ciulry were statements by Dr. Brodey that Dr. Paert had subsequently se- tare and win this man. It has be- come an obsession with her. "Zinser, who is about 25 years old, told the magistrate that when con- ducting a party of tourists on a' trip to the Orient on a transpacific liner last March, the woman annoyed him so by her actions In pressing atten- tions toward him that he had to move his seat at the table, and change Tils stateroom.. "On his arrival in Japan, he said, he thought be was rid of the ardent wooer, but wheir'-Hongkang was reached she bobbsfl up again. On the return trip to Honolulu, he said, Miss Heheit was discovered as a stowaway on his shin. Tho captain turned her over to the authorities In Honolulu and It was understood she was to be sent back to her home in Canada. "Nothing more was heard by Zin- ser of the woman until last Septem- ber, when she arrived here and re- sumed her wooing with the result that she was arrested and deported to Canada. "Questioned as to how sho had re- entered the United States from Can- ada, after being deportea. Miss He- bert answered, 'easy enough; 1 came ig poi: Germany must disarm and pay the reparations duo from her. France has the force to compel re- spect for engagements made with her. and would be able to use it if neces- sary, but it is in peace she wants to bring Germany to fulfil her obli- gation. Peace with Turkey must be made cured from him tubes of neo-dlarsenol effective, account being taken ot new which Brodey believed were to apoea- circumstancns as representing the original tubes of France will not intervene in the diarsenol, and that Dr. Faed had affairs of Russia, but can- come to him and "begged him. almost j not that the soviet armies shall on his knees" to say nothing about cross the Russian frontiers to attack of rare intellectual strength. His command of affairs and activity were exceptional; his knowledge and. esti- mate of men equally ranwkable. I never knew him to complain of tha conduct of others; he detenbined bis own course in quiet self-reliance, and ouca decided, he never varied. "His services 'to his country have been rendered In posts of great dis- tinction and responsibility, but wlfh- out ostentation and indeed, with little publicity. We have lost a valued counsellor." Sir Robert Borden'i Tribute OTTAWA, Jan. Robert Borden, ex-premier of Canada, gave the Canadian Press tho following at noon today: l learn" ed that the Right Hon. Arthur Sifton I f0r the marketing'o has passed away. In him the country ot tne Dominion loses a public servant of the highest ability and of most conspicuous pat- riotism. "From the time that he entered tha Union government, more than three years ago, he has never wavered in the high purpose which then inspired Among his colleagues his rare intellectual power waa universally ac- knowledged; in uuestions ot difficulty, there was no one in whose judgment I placed- firmer reliance while I was head of the government. "As legislator, as jurist and as min- ister he has had a most distinguished career which was fittingly crowned by the part that he took at the Paris peace conference." CLOSURE HAD TO BE APPLIED BY CHAIRMAN (By a Staff Reporter) EDMONTON, Jan. only five dissenting votes out of more than .1300 delegates prevent, the United Farmers of Alberta put themselves on record at the Thursday evening session as fa- voring the principle of establish- ment of a pool, and asked their organization officials to continue to gather Information on the sub- ject and press forward to the final establishment of such a co-opera- tive marketing scheme. Tho resolution, which was moveu by President Wood, and seconded by W. D. Treeo of Cleichen, is as fol- lows: tho circumstances and the admission by Dr. Paed that he had thrown the diarsanol tubes away when he found but what they were. The inquest was adjourned until next Tuesday night. Mrs. Emma Hond also died the same day as Miss Kenny under similar cir- :umstances. the allies of the French. Say Briand PARIS, Jan. Briand, the new president of the council of the French republic, replied to inter- pellations in the chamber of deputies hero today. The new cabinet's de- j COMMUNISTS PROTEST CHOICE FOR MAYOR "The United Farmers of Alberta as- sembled in annual convention hereby express dissatisfaction with the pres- ent system of marketing the grain crops of Canada; "And further do express faith in thu ability and -willingness of the farm- ers' organizations of the different provinces to create a voluntary co- operative system of marketing grain which will remedy outstanding Injus- tices in the existing open markets; "Inasmuch as any venture to estab- lish a voluntary co-operative plan ot marketing the grain ot Canada is to vast and entirely without precedent, this body recognizes the necessity of obtaining, the fullest possible Informa- tion bearing upon the proposal from available sources and hereby ex- presses Its appreciation ot efforts that are being made by Canadian Coun- cil of Agriculture and Us marketing committee and urges that all .avail- able information should, as {ar aa practicable, be attributed as widely as possible amongst the grain grow- ers of this country; 'Therefore, we recommend that our representatives in conjunction with the representatives of the other pro- vincial organizations affiliated with the Canadian Council ot Agriculture, should press forward with the work of preparing the way to the final establishment of a co-operative scheme wheat crop There was practically no discus- sion of the pool at the evening ses- sion, all subject matter on the big scheme having been exhausted during the afternoon debate. The final ac- tion on the measure was received with great applause arid seemed to iCoiitlcued on Funr.i LI F. A. Leaders Refuse To Talk On "Open Door' Crerar's Speech Made Great Im- Said to Differ Denies Evidence That His Per- sonal Expenses Paid by U. S. Shipping Board NEW YORK, Jan. M. Schwab appeared before the Walsh congressional committee this morn- ing and dfinifi.-! testimony given yes- claration of policy, which was read i terdav hv Co1- E- H- Abadle, former ty airplane. was well worm ten times that j> l.o near ray loved one.' "Whon the magistrate announced his decision the defendant said: 'You are tint jioing to send mo to a cell, 1 would like to get hall and ip back to Canada on rny own money. But I will get my sweetheart yet.'" plane. It cost me hut'it woTfh ten times that price -r iSiist, Dr has occupied chamberlain. Gciency as a BANDITS AT WOODSTOCK WOODSTOCK, Ont, Jan. BERLIN, Jan. 21. _ Communist members of Berlin city council staged a noisy demonstration when It was announced last night that Dr Guntavp T majority Socialists of Betraying Soc- ialism.1 Dr. 314 votes against independent 48 years old tliu position of He has a record for of- municipal official. before the chamber and the senate yesterday seemed to have been n dis- appointment to many and real interest around today's debate, which preceded the taking- of a vote of confidence. There seemed but lit- tle doubt that the ministry would be endorsed, aa Briand was virtually as- sured of a good working majority. Deputy Pierre Forgeot made an in- wheu lie- insisted tho ministry's de- claration was not sufficiently ex- j plicit, and demanded that more infor- mation be given. This is shar- ed by most of this city, nd i one of the critics the new'rablneV fiaya the declaration con- tained "only elementary truths" and comptroller of tho United States Shipping Board to the effect that Mr. Schwab's personal oxpensea for Oc- tober, 1918, amounting to wera charged to the shipping board. Mr. Schwab declared the state- ments were "abaotutely, unqualifiedly! and maliciously false" and that lie! personally paid all his own expenses! during his term of office as director-! general of the Emergency Fleet cor- poration. (By a Staff EDMONTON, Jan. Crerar's elucidation of hi? under- standing of the "open door" policy of the National Progressive party made at-the meeting Wednesday night his created a great Imprea- on the delegates, but al! ef- forts made by the Herald to. sound out the U. F. A. today resulted in a blank. "Not talking, for was the general answer. Presh dent Wood, whose opinion on the question is known to differ from that of Hon. Mr. Calder, tains silence. C. P. R. REDUCES STAFF ST. JOHN, Jan. cnmmcnce- ment of a gradual reduction in the working staff of the Canadian Pacific railway over all the New Brunswick dits who went into the restaurant of; district was announced by J. M. Wood- Ben Johnston shortly after midnight i mnn, general superintendent of this shot the proprietor through the head this morning. Providing that and then made a quick get-away with-j Iws.neta conditions romalned as at out securing a cent for their trouble, j present, the reduction would bo less Johnston wii1 50 per cent, at the outaide. UNEMPLOYED INVADED MONTREAL RESTAURANT Liberals Discuss i Party Policy MONTREAL, OTTAWA, Jan. I Questions of national party orgaclia- i ana the -work ot the organization .Ian. bureau in Ottawa during the past that "i stramra fmlcl'tv "Jtcrnoon a .hun-j m'ora- tnat a strange t.nmi.ty paralyzed ,irei] Or unemployed who wcro' iug'B meeting of the National Liberal the premier s pen when he camo roturnInB Erom a to tha flty conlmltteo whlch raet to. JI, Briand will up In parliament durtnc own [coming MM.OH will also i i it r ;