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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XTU. FOCRTEEN PAGES LCTHBRlbGE. ALBERTA. FRIDAY, JANUARY 23. 1920 FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER 36 HOLLAND REFUSES TO EXTRADITE THE FORMER KAISER "War Office Explicitly Denies Re- ports That Are in Cir- culation NEWSPAPERS DEMAND COMPLETE STATEMENT LONDON, Jan. A state- ment issued today on behalf of Premier Lloyd Georga says there is no truth in reports that the British war minister, Winston Spencer Churchill, and the gen- eral staff advocate the tending of troops to tha Caucasus or any other part l.ONDOX, Jan. Speculation as n tlio real purpose hchlnd the war TO TALK FROM PLANE TO PHONE SUBSCRIBERS LONDON, board London-Paris may soon able' to call up Lon- don by telephone and be connected with any ohone-iubccrlber In this city. This Is to be made possible by a wlrelew ttatlon with a mile range Installed oh the top of the flew air ministry.building In the heart of London, which now neariruj completion. PAYTWnllY Shot a Quebec Farmer in At- tempt to Gave Them Awav MONTKEAL, Jan. Three men, Bapllsto Leniay, Delorme; Mur- dock Allen and Rorneo Coste, were hanged in Uordeaux Jail this morn- ing. The criroo for "which they wore hanged look place on tbo evening of August 16t nccoin- imnieil by two ethers, stole an auto- order wltlniraivlns Rrlllsh troouspnouile and started on to Que- Ji-om plebiscltb areas in Germany con- hec. When passills thtj'farni of All- liniies anil a full official explanation] cido Payctte, in Oie jinrish of. St. Sul- is ileinnhdcd by newspapers. price, they stopped there and broke Inquiries at -the war office hare 1 into, tho hou PayeUe, who was ilrawn a definite statement thai Grefltj sleeping, to find an electric Dritain lias not conlenjplated dispatch torcii shining In his taco arid a voice ui Iroops to the Caucasus i region, or demanding his money or Iiis lite. Pay- iinywhere In Russia and that. tliu wlUi- cite, who was a powerful weigh- drawal Is entirely dlyasEociated. witu 1 Ing C25 pounds, leaped out of. hed and waa Immediately .shot, while: hlR ter- rified ivlfo_ directed, the. bandits to where n few dollars, the only money troops will lie eont 'to reinforce Gen. I In tlio house, was. kept. Alter satis- HOLLAND'S IN THE NEGATIVE THE HAGUE, Jan. Dutch government has re- fused 'the demand of the allied powers for the extradition of former Emtjeror William of Germany.., GERMANY NOT LIKELY TO ASK LONDON, Jan. wlraltss from Berlin discredits a report that the Entente Is asl'.lng the German government to1 support demand (or extradition of former Emperor Wllllim. It adds that the general option is that the government would be unabLe to corn ply with such a request by the Entente without the authority of assembly, a majority of whfch would oppose It as "an act of revenge." "If the Entente really Insists, "the dlspttch could only lesd to the resignation of the present which would ter- mlnate'all the efforts peacefully to put Into effect the Versailles treaty and civil war would break out in Germany." NOT BOUtJD'-BY PEACE TREATY LONDON, Jan. reply to the Entente demand for the extradition of Emperor William declares that'she cannot be bound by the peace treaty, to which she is not a party, It li learned here. Neither the Dutch constitution1 nor tradition permit of her acttdlng to the demand of the allied powers, the note-seta forth. The national honor, the reply declares, not permit the betrayal of the confidence of those who entrusted themselves to Holland and free institutions. 40 BBLOW any such movement, present or pros- rctitivp. II ir, hGUoved by Ibo Daily ;Mail the forces id Constantinoiilo which cunsial of units engaged in the itnc campaign In 19IS. These regl- arc. for thft most tying that no more could ho found, they co'ntlnueU their Irip and arrived at Three Hivert'abduL'5 o'clock In tho morning: where they of Indian-soldiers-ami lack the j crossed' to Oio' south sbore'nnd'hcaded 2r> per cent. of. -.rhtlo toward'-Montreal.- When near laleil by regulations. This, Sorel thalr ariibmobtlo -was wrecked; lo. bo mere supposition, find; Iher stole a horse'and-rig and contin- 'newspapers insist that situation should bo cleared. The Mall la its editorial comment ihlv morning' echoes ibjj 'criticism ju-ard everywhere. It says: "Fullest information Is tho right ot on they cha.ngefl hci-aes :antl_'siipiforted .thcmselTes by stealing.1 froth.--1 latin, After thteo or four hearing Mont- real, they were captured -by Chief GraVclle of St Lambert. the public and Its 'absence serves the] Spent Night in Prayer I'onven'etica or no one but that ofj MONTREAL, Jan. imitators and the statesman who IB [Allen were hanged together, first, and uncertain his mind." Cause of Talk PAH1S. Jan. rw.ont an- Cofitc alono. The executiona woro carried out without a hitch, Tho nicn spent tho night with their "spiritual the imminent dispatch1 advisers In prayer. They were notv uf an extensive military expedition to IJiD Caucasur. an erroneous dediic- llfiii caused by tho fact that the Brll- had -given notice of inability to Inrnish thoir quola oE troops for the jiirbteeite according to a stale- jnrnit. from tlie foreign offlco today. The fact is, it was pointed out, the supreme council tins specifically re- jected propositions to Eenil even smr.n rnniingents or lo help the Geor- and Azerbaijans and has to confine ils aid lo ami supplies, fied last night that the last etTort for a rcaiiHo for them had failed. AUFESENIENCE CALGARY, Jan. Pirla Sistlaque was sentenced this morning to a life term in EUmoHton. .ptnlterttiaryl by Mr. Justice Simmonl, for the man- slaughter of his roommate, Gsorgt McEvers, at Drunihellerf last June. Slsliaque had nothing to say be- fore sentence was imposed. CENSORSHIP ON BOOKS Can- adian censorship on boohs-and literature gener- ally which was In operation during the war period and nulil a short lime ago, has been re- moved. The thermometer night' recordea the yet winter, the at the Experimental going down to 40 below. mix! mum recorded during tht day 13.5 below. Thli morning at MVtn the glau rtood at 37 below. In Macleod the mercury regltUred 35 below. Wood Is Supreme; Delegates Endorse Course TalkMerger U.F.A. Bodies CAtXiARY, Jan. Canndtsn troubles are ahead of the United, Farmers of Alberta. Now that Ihe political executive has practl cally been, put out of business the question of llquidatiue its liabilities must be considered. Talk of merging in a body is rife toilay. With nearly 160 resolutions yet to hs handled, the iissin convention, on this, Its last day, expects the most busy session on record. The women's section is asking per- sonal registration of those entitled to use or sell iiquorj also greater prose- cution of offending medical men. A bitter attack on. the Alberta e cation system was made by Delegate McKenzlo, of Havina. The convention unanimously urged a change In school taxation on rural lands. One of Winnipeg Accused Will Institute Proceedings to De- bar Crown Counsel WINNIPEG, Jan. Canadian Justice Motcalte today declined to hear 'the motion by the defense in tho' catoi of the seven re- maining strikn lead'cro. charged with seditious conspiracy providing tho ex- clusion of the crown counsel ffo'nY the present trial. A. A; H6ap3, qiiQ of tiio accused, thereupon. Intimated.that he would institute the cro-571 to n Question put.. Iiis lordship, four of j tho striko Ivens, A.' A. Heaps, J. Queen, and W. A. Prileh- announced that they would defend themselves. The judge stated that this arrange- ment would remove a. great burden from his shoulders. William Ivens, ono of accused, cttcd a case in support of Ihe con- tention that tlio array of the Jury panel should be challenged. When his lordship oUScrved that It had no bearingon the point, Ivens stat- ed that he wished to draw ah analogy therefrom. After the general laughter caused by this remark had died down, Air. Justice Metcalfc sain: "If this a burlesque we would be very successful." Reports From Chicago and New York Not Very Encourag- of Deaths CHICAGO, Jan. j pneumonia conlinuel to sprend In Chi-1 capo" lorlay." cases of the 'two diseases being reported during the' past 24 hours, as compared with j in the preceding The dealii list showed a slight decrease, how- j .crcr. with as compared with 7fl yesterday. Pneumonia show- nd the hoavloal increase with 3211 now lamea ami 45 deaths today, against' 257 now cases aud deaths yeslcr-1 Increaso in N. Y. i XETC YORK, Jan. j mul pneumonia cases In New Clly (oday shnwod the groalost ln-j 'Tease since tho outbreak began, the number of new patient being prac- j lically dwblu Ihose reported 111 yes-! ter.iay. There wore now cases j of Influanza and 4011 caaoj of! pneumonia reported today, compared with C7I anil 190 respectively, brought fo the attention of tho health depart- ment yesterday. _ Deaths from influenza reported to-; day'wcro 2X, Incrcaso of eight over' Tosterday. There were 10 deaths from pneumonia an Increase of 24. JUST A SIGN OF GERMAN HAPPINESS LONDON, Jan. of the crew of the German wariMp Koenigsbfcr'fl, when drawn up for inspection b'y a board of lled at W11 helms- haven, sponlaneouft'.y sang, "Deut- schland, Deuttchland uber Allei" and "Die Macht am ac- cording to Rcuter'j correspondent with the inter-all ted commission- It It slid that this demon- was.merely to show that they were rot diitresied naval discipline wai apparently good on the ihlp and In the harbor. FISH AND WHISKEY FAIL TO 3TAY MIXED CALGARY, Jan. Lawson to ten years in l'ic Edmonton peni- tentiary, having pleaded 'guilty to .the outrage on Mrs. Scares, a few weeks back. Lawion.had nothing to say', but Informed the judge he was a married man, his wife be- ing in Vancouver, PE M! KMT Operutors Said lo Favor The Proposition i'lu'ed Hefore Ir.iUislriill AsSociaiion EDMONTON', Alia., or Iwo cents on every ton of coal wined in Ihe province, as a lax which funds for extensive re- search work with Alberta coals, is ths proposillon that developed at :i meet ing tbo advisory board of Iho Bolshevist Reports of Complete Victory Agninst Opposing Forces LONDON, Jan. Soviet i forces have virtually cut off i can peninsula from the mainland, ac- 1 cording to an otlicial statement is sued, at the war otilce in Moscow and received here by Tvirele'ss. i "Cur troops are fighline about six miles of Pcrckon. and have repelled enemy counter-attacks about nine miles west-of the staicnif-.n! Fitys. "In the steppe WAR VETERANS ADHERE TO POSITION OTTAWA, Jan.. (By Can- adian Press) Re-affirming Its be. lief'ln the Inadequacy In the re. establishment methods of the gov- ernment now In operation the Do. minion executive of the Great War Veterans1 Association has forward- ed a fetter to 3ir Robert Borden declining the invitation of the prime minister to submit "any other aspect of the question" or further suggestions or recom- mendations. RF.DSCANTGE, Resolution Pustd' Endorsing His Views on Group Organization ELECTION OF DIRECTORS Killed His Wife and Two Little Children and Then Took His Own Life CLOQUBT. Minn., Randa, a Finnish farmer residing four miles from here, last night killed his wife, children aged four aud seven and Ihcn killed himself. The tragedy followed a long period of: brooding, neighbors said. N N Coming home at supper time, Hands, took hla rifle, shot his children, chas- ed into the yard, killed her and then turned the weapon on him- self. MOKTflBAU Jun. cnm- mitlco in charge ot "Ihe subscription list for the rebuilding of (he Univers- ity of Montreal, formerly known as Laral University, reported: another largo subscription for. A. Richards, a member of. the_Catho- lle achpol board, who hail' alrwdy en- dowed tiia.iiniverElly.flrHii. a chair for plithtslothsrapj-. The first., subscript tlon of was from senator J. ;.V.TVilBon. The committee will meet tomorrow and fix the date of theibuj'ihve 85 well as tho amount of the- objective. BOSTON', Jan. of soap and ; is one of the com- plaints Heds cotifin- cd at Deer The Interned radi- cals named a committee to wait, on the authorities anil present their case. The f600" is uiifll'for human consump- lion, they allege. They are short oh newspapers'and mall, and they do net receive "Elean clothing often. Assistant Immigration Inspector Sullivan met the commiteo and re- ported later that the Reds admitted Ihcir treatment had been fair. region, farther we have defeated the third Kiibiui division capturing its divisional Moscow dUpalch reports j antl-IIolshevik forces evacuating WINDSOR, Ont, Jan. cense Inspectors Mosseau and missed the finest catch of the Mason when 11 of whis- key, packed in I abandoned. One way ot slopping this, he said, would bo to make farming morn profitable. He advo'cated letting down of (he tariff bars and pro- viding facilities of co operative mar- keting of farm products. record in support ot a law to legalize the chiropractic vracdcc and to ejtab- >liah a hoard of examiners lo pass or. VATICAN PLEASED ;qualifications for entrants inlo the RO.MK. .Inn. ex-fprofesaion. cellont inipressinu hai been made all The placing of doctors in all rurfll Ihe Vatican by the election at Paul iuistrids slrongly urged by Ihe Desclianel as president of Franco, ac-: delegates. A vigorous kick against cording to Ilic (rloninlo d'ltalia, says he la very sympatbetic with Ihe floly Sec. 'I'ho adds that Ihf: probabilities of a resumption of diplomatic relations between llie Vati- can and France seems lo ho increased. any further Increase (n medical or legal fcos was also registered. A resolulioh on inlntmnm salaries for leachcra was tabled for want of information. Hotter housing for agri- cultural students wan favored. MAYBE THEY ARE TOO SENSITIVE TOHONTO, Jan. tions of Liberals 'and tives of Halton county are to be held tomorrow In Miltoni the county seat, to consider the nom- ination of candidates to opposft Hon. E. C. Drury, premier. It has been staled that Chirlea Reaclhead, far-mar c-f Nalsori Township, he nominated jointly by ths old parlies'; OTTAWA, Jan. The members of the board of com- merce havo a sort of an agree- ment among themselves to avoid allendlng public ban- where they may he asked to speak. Their reasons are. on account of Ihe public positions ff .they occupy. This information was contained in a letlcr from W. V. O'Connor, ono of Iho commissioners, which contain- his declination to speak at ff tho annual banquet of the lie- toll Grocers' Association lo be held February 12. PRINCE ENLISTED AS CHAUFFEUR HOMB. Jan. workers at Naples Have returned to work ami tbo seriousness of tho railroad striko scoins lo bfi decreasing. In 'this city 1 ono thousand thoir sor-' vicc-3, nmong (hem being Prince Col- j onna, former mayor ot Rome, aihl his FOCH NOT GOING TO WARSAW PARIS, Jan. that Marshal Foch is going to Warsaw on a military mission U denied by the government. of group organization for political pur- poses and commending the attitude of President Wood in his stand ngainsc class legislation were passed at the yesterday afternoon session of 'tlie U.F.A. convention after much debate. The opposition to the group organization did not develop any great proportions. Wood scored his sccoml triumph of the day in tlio passage of this resolution and that commendiug his alanrl nn legislation, t National Marketing fn the evening a resolution was pre- sented by Vice-Presldent Baker which will likely be passed by the conven- tion today, prdctically favoring the continuance of national marketing of wheat. There was considerable criti- cism on the make-up of. the -wheat board, but the- resolution found much favor during the debate and without doubt go through with a good jority. This evening a meeting ot politi- cal association will bo held Tor Iho purpose of deciding upon the abolition of the political organization. Debate Liquor Act The farm women yesterday after- noon bad u-lons debate on the Aet wliicli culminated in tho passing; of resolutions urging stricter prosecu- lion ot doctors who wrote more than the allowance ot prcscripllons, and the establishment of some system of per- sonal registration as a means of more rigid enforcement of the Uquor- Act. Charier For Line Across to the Retlaw Branch from Kipp Likely to Be Asked (luets and other such functions 80n9, enlisted to'work as I chauffeurs under Iho auspices of the I snli-llolghcvlk league. j VOTES FOR SOME Of JUGO-SLAVIA YEOMEN BEIX3KADE, Jan. ail- mInJs'lerinfr properly In their own right will be yormllted in the first nalloiul election In .lugo-Slavia, next, ihonlh, according lo an announce- ment raado by Iho c.ihlnel. CALGARY, Jan. President E. W. Beatly ol the C. P. R. visit- ed Calgary yesterday 'and made the statement during an Interview that several new charters would. likely be asked for at the coming session of the house of commorts and that the charter for the com- pletion of the Kipp-Suffield Hit would likely be one of them. The charter. not yet been definitely decided upon by the directors. There was no possibility of completion of the Manybercles line for some time, said the president. "I know of other places where I would rather spend a rnlllion dol- lars" tie said. The above dispatch out Inter- mallon received tills week by W. A. nufhannn, to Iho effect Ih'e C.H.It. WfiuU apply for a charter Tor a line from lo meet the Siiffield- lilacllo line at or near Hetlawj -Mr. IJiichanan wrote Vice-president Colfr man about thrso weeks ago pointing out the Ilklihond of the N'ortheni irrigation scheme belnK proceeded with the coming spring and urging that the Canadian. Pacific should aocure a charier for a northeast from Kipp lo serve the dis- trict which is well populated and In great need of better transportation facilities. In his reply Mr. Coleman spoke very favorably and Indicated thai a charier would likely bo applied for. Vice-President Grant Hall lo pany President Marnoch o! the Hoard of and other local busi- ness men .went oyor ..the propcicd. ronle of tho road three or four ago ;