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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIIL SIXTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE, SATUHDAY. JANUARY 2 i, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 37. III Fortune is Companion of Framers of the Peace Treaty Jan. Ill-fortum hM ittontftd itatwiMn Intlmattly HClited with framing of treaty of In opinion of ot Britain, accordlni to atwiftplr article publhth'id Mr. Lloyd Otorge convnctd that M. Ctatmncuy would be of Fnnch republic tlwt'he'iioiicMtrvd race Only Outside Man Acceptable to All Elements, Says Gen. Odium an inter- view with the Ottawa Journal, the selection-of Gen. Sir Arthur He as the leader of the Unionist party was advocated by Gen. Vic- tor Odium, C. B., D.S.O., C.M.G.H of Vancouver, who was In Ottawa vecterday to members of the government In regard to improved plans'for tKe settlement of Brit- ish Columbia soldi ere. "It is obvious to uld Gen. Odium last night, "that at the pres- ent time the Unionist party can- not make headway until It gets a, leader to succeed Sir. Robert Bor- den whose health is such that he will apparently have to- retire. Frorn pll 1 am able to discover ]n the east, there'Is no'man In sight acceptable to all elements. .If an outsider Is brought In he must ba an outstanding figure. In my opin- the most outstanding figure In the country today is Sir Arthur CurrTe." Gen. Odium left last night for Toronto on Ms way west, tiavlng completed satisfactory arrange- ments for co-operation between the federal and provincial govern- ments in the settlement cf veter- ans of the coast province. DEATH SENTENCE FOR RAILWAY STRIKERS SALONIKI, Jar. railway strikers have been sen- tenced to daath by courtt-marttal established !r, Bulgarian towr.3 try men accused of blowing up railroad bridges in'that country. Bolshevik! .disorders are report- ed'in irdvtces' from ScfiS which" say .that one Com- munist and''one soldier .were kill- ed. Several arrests have been. mado at that place. GEN. McOONALD-3 NEW POSITION CALGARY, Jan. General H. F. "McDonald, late general officer commanding Military District No. 13, was re- cently appointed to the position of manager of the Alberta Indus- trial Development Association, and It is expected that he will shortly take over his dutiea in Ills new position. election of Paul at hi' could net refrain from hli utontehment. "Who-could hive tuch a of he ejaculated when rviult wee announced. In conversation with a member, of the Chamber of Deiputiee, the premier laid to enpreued an oplnton that.. the treaty hard luck for anyone having had a hand En It." the deputy It quoted ae replying, "Premfer Orlando It out ef office; Premier ciemenceau IB In private life, and Prealdent Wlt- >on hae met with reverwi In Washington. Only you have been epared." ind In leea then ilx monthi It wjl be my IE the reply attributed to the British leader. Driiry Likely ToGetSeatby Acclamation MIL.TON, Ont., Jan. ing to reports at 'noon, Jt jeems probable that the election a: .lion. E. C.- Drury, premier of Ontario, to s scat in the legislature for Halton county 17111 not be opposed. The Conservatives, who aro meeting today, Iiave definitely that they will not put up candi- date, the liberals, who meet this tliey are able to get a quonuh, as the road} are vcrr also to he In- clined to fire (he premier an ac- clamation. Many Sensational Crimes 'in Toronto Woman Found Dead in Cellar UDNDOX, Jan. Canadian la learned here that.a for- Coast Cities Experience Slight Earthquake Tremors Isolates Mil uerm FORT FKA.NCBS, Opt, Jan. r, Canadian irs Sjpin this morning between H. tV. Breadner, tlte controller, who arrived, here .from Ottawa last night, Fort Frances Pulp .I'apor cpmpany the laud Ing trdobie over shipment ol newsprint to western papers! H Is uitdentisod thaf'tetreme meat ures will be' tfrbidBoV it poMihle, but that (ho paper, Intends, to termhitte (ho' present unsatisfactory guarantee western pap- era their supply oJ'fiewsprliit, taking steps to Insure: this result. One ear of newsprint was ahlppel to Winnipeg test night. er resident of Toronto figures as victim ot one of several brutal which have-been occurring EO equently hero and. havo caused con- derable excitement, lire. Huxton, victim, who lived alone RS the pro- rietrftss of the Cross Keys public ouse, Chelsea, was early.this week! jjcovered murdered in the cellar of er home. An attempt also had been mado ioj urn tho Lody in a pile of saxvdusl.l Karl C Mrs. Buiton was 53 years old and wns I'farr, in charge o'l tho main laboratory he wife of Frank Charles Huxlon, Ihe the Great Lakes naval station, tue roprletor of a public hou-o al Bex-; isolated tho influenza germ, ho an- 111. They had not lived together fen nonncctl today a onto. They left for England almost rr -aluv mmedlately afterwards. His -wife' "The .bacilliteis very about STEAMSHIP. ARRIVALS NEW YORK, Jan. tic, Hritlsh, from Liverpool. Dal- NO 'FLU EPIDEMIC IN THE DOMINION OTTAWA, Jan. Cana- dian receiv- ed by .the federal department of health from all the provinces of Canada, with the exception of Manitoba and New Brunswick, in- dicate that at present there Is no epidemic of Influenza in the Do- minion, Reaches Finals In 'Spiel; Aird and Herchmer Doing Wei nrchnier and Chalmers, of Carmangay, Reach Final Stage i Trites Wood and Macleod Still in Four C. Rinks Beat Alberta for Lip- hardt Trophy Which Will Be Played Off at Ends Today. OTTAWA; Jan. Hugh Guthrle, solicitor-general since the formation of the Union gov-c 'ernment, in by the governor-general at noon today as minister of-militia, in succes- sion to General. S. C. Mewburn. 'there will be no bye'-etectlon. Mr. Guthrla will retain the petition of jollcltor-general. VANCOUVER, B.C., Jan. Bulldlngi ind hi coait cities were slightly shaken lait night it 11.10 o'clock by an earth tremor, the melt distinct felt here for There were no reports early this morning of any damage having been done. The shock IB reported by the Dornin- ion obtervatory at Victoria as hiv- ing originated either In the Striltt of Juan de Fuca or the of Georgia. Tbe ihock wai more- severe further south and In the coast of Bellinghem and Stattle, in the ttate of Washing- font according to reporti, brick walls were cracked. Three shocks were felt at Seittle. The duration of the tremor five Many people felt it and were awakened from their steep. Victoria, New Westmin- ster and Nanaimo also ,felt the shock. Quite Pronounced at Observatory yiCTOItlA, B.O.. Jan. Can- adian Press.) A pronounced earth- quake shock, described by F. Napier DeuiEon. superintendent of the Do- minion observatory, as of local orielu. was felt hero tonight at 11.10 o'clock. ho duration being of five seconds. The centre of tuo disturbance eilhor in tho Straits o( Juan de or tbt: Str.iiis of Georgia. U wai felt ;.i all ielaud ifllnts which could be communicated wltu, 1> re- ported from rone ol these points. Con- siderable alarm wus occasioned. the (irat etmntso was that there had been an ciploskra on James Ii- land. SeattU Felt It SKATTLB. Jan. Three distinct earthquake .etocij were loll here at 11.08 o'clock last ulghU Tho tremors extended through AS'aahlDC'ion and Brjlleh Columbia. At Belllnghani. Wash., windows were broken anil One Premier Wants Germany lo Return Man Responsible For The War FORMER KAISER NOT SURPRISED brick walls cractot. No ctumajo wan tween premiers ot (ircat Britain. reported in Seattle. SPENT FORTY SOLITARY CONFINEMENT GOES TO MINSTREL SHOW BOSTON, Mass., Jan. Pomeroy, who has served forty years In solitary confinement, is to appear in pubjlc for the first time since .he a boy at a minstrel show to'be fliven by the Inmates of the state prison. Aa the latest of the liberties which have come to him since the solitary feature of his sentence was commuted three years ago, the life convict will be allowed to take part In the show as a of his poems. Pomiroy. turned several years ago from plotting escape to writing poetry, after his twelfth attempt to break jail was frustrated by a guard who found him with cell bars cut and ,-irmed with several Impro- vised weapons intending to fight for his freedom. He is shty years old and has been in prison since his seven- teenth year for crimes committed as a boy. PARIS, Jan. Conferences be- ecu Jewelry, belonging li.ey uurdorcd woman also was. taken, at ho time of the crime. The above is 0110 oi many crimes were last'year, and the'death rale per. thousand cases is 05 high. There n notfhowevei, as many cases as the WOTe ALL PROMINENT RADICAL have caused 'a sens; hrougboul England. This week the murderer of Miss Shore in a railroad rain at Lewes is slill at large. The, Tn TDFAT eceased was with the Canadian i ADVOCATES TO ACL TKIAL lurses at Etaples at tho time of tho lombing of tho hospitals by enemy air- (Special to TUf Herald) FBUNIB. U.C.. Jan. J: O'N'ell. of the firm of O'NIcI and Irvine, who tiro in partnership the Wliite.Spnicc 'Lumber company, 'arrived in town to- accompanied by Fred fllEB and Walter Wilder, Minnesota capitalists, for an inspection of the firm's local in- iterests. Messrs. O'Xoii and Irvlno havo taken over the timber limits and the mill property of the Fcrnto Lum- .bev company, a mile north of this city and arc banking fcfet ot logs per day. A.largo steam tractor i arrived in town by C.P.R. a'couple of .days ago and will bo used to .move the mill across tho river to tho uew site on Hnrlley creek. The amount of available timber on tlie Hraits'is 'es'll- mated nt feel, And will re- qniro.ohout 10 years to Tlie iiew mill will havo n capacity of 100.000 feet, in two shifts, and it is expected that It will be in operation-by. the end of .Marcli. Frauce. and Italy, will be held before tho next move. In the proceeding of the extradition of former Emperor William, it was declared, according to Information given lo the Associated Press by Iho French foreign office. Whether tho next demand for tbe sur- render of Iho crstwhlla kaUer will be directed lo The Hague or Berlin, ivill bo the main subject to be deter- mined by the three governments. The next meeting of the premiers of th.'. three countries will he held in bill as no dale for Ihls meeting 1ms been filed and the- matter cannot bu left pending a Ions time, the foreign office the opinion that the question -.-.-111 bo settled through dip- lomatic channels between Rome, Paris and London. It Is understood that at least one premier wants to lin to call for tbe return of the ex- Kaiser to Germany and then demand that Germany deliver him over lo tin.' allies in accordance with the artlclu 22S of the treaty of Versailles. Germany Might Refuse PAH1S, Jan. Sentiment In of- planes. IF THE LIONS ONLY KNEW NEW YORK, Jan. persons who contemplatedc> visit to ths Ice at Central Park were disturbed today to read in the re- port of Park Commissioner Galla- tin that "the Iron house Is almost falling to pieces." "The bars of the cages are so loosely says the report, the 'lions, if they felt like it, could push them aside and make their escape." CHICAGO, Jan. overy radical advocate of prominence in tho United States today was scheduled to faco. Irial in Chicago. Indictments against S5 alleged leaders of the Communist party yesterday followed quickly indictment of forty men and women charged with being high dele- gates of the Communist Labor .parly. The special grand jury which hcfa been Investigating Hcd activities today was expected to assume tho third iihase of its work with nn inquiry into the In- dustrial Workers of the World organi- Declares Can't Get a Square Deal From the New Rulers 'of in Referendum flclal circles hero Is against such h procedure as there la no deslro'that the former emperor return to Ger- many. It Is doubted whether Ger- many would consent and make repre-. sciitations to Holland and It COURT SOVIET METHODS. BY SUBORDINATING WELFARE OP PUBLIC TO MANUAL LABOR zillion. Extradition papers iverc being pared today for those under ii merit who aro residents of UUH-L i stales. Tueco include Jlrs. Hose TORONTO, Jan. T. !j. Carruth- ers, general secretary of Citizens' Liberty I-cague. slates that tho league has not had u scinaro deal from Iho Drury government in the matter of a referendum recount. As to the. reason WASHINGTON, Jan. a re view of new phases ot Ihe labor prob- lem resulting from tho war, William Howard Taft, in nn address before members of the National Geographic Society, yesterday, expressed the con- i viclion that labor organiialions, even .hough opposed to nolslievism, were unwillingly courting soviet methods >y an attempt to subordinate the wcl- 'aro ot all other classes, lo lhat o( ATE WORTH OF FOOD AND. HADN'T ANY MONEY NAPLES, Jan. Misano, brotner of Socialist Dep- uty Mlsano, accused of desertion from the Italian army, has been arrested here for eating worth of food in a restaurant, and after- wards confessing he had no money. tor Stokes, ivite of J. 1'helps' for the refusal of a recount in North- i, 1 Toronto and Maiiitoulin on tho r Ei'owntl that Ilic application of p. re- count should have been .inatlc within I a millionaire. Though there is "liol now ati unde- feated rink In tho big bonspicl, the Jimmy Alnl aggregation, which went down lo defoal in Us llth gaina bitor.. Kifstner of Ferule on Friday after- Alrd beat Patterson of In tho Walker. Herchmer beat Younj of Ufacleod In d Challenge. noon, in going slrcnwt, mill finished off Friday play Iriinmlng tlio strong Shepherd rink in tlio Ihroe. o'clock draw and Iho rink, nnolhor slronK local (iiiartet in Iho nine o'clock draw. The Aird Oon has won 12 uut of il.s 13 games. The Llphardt Irophy. for Intci-pro- vincial play, goes lo Fornlo lo ITS play- ed off. Iho rinks winning by 20 ipoiuts from the Alberta aggregation. The result .was tis follows: B. CI.Rinks Kastiier............ J.iphardt...... Hcrchmer McNabb knocked Cariierrr out of; tho after Carberrr hud iron two from Klrkham, knocking I him out, during Ihe afternoon, of Ihy i Trilen Wood and Magraili. o'Clock Draw The nine o'clock ended (lie play for the diy. In Utln.Kulnor of Kernlo beal ot Macteod, in Macleod roint Into fours. Alrd STILL KEEP WOMEN FROM PRACTICE OF LAW IN QUEBEC MONTREAL, Jan. 22.------While the private bills committee of the legislature yesterday killed the Miles bill admitting women to .the -bar of tho province, a dis- patch from Quebec to the Mont- real Gazette cays the bill will ajain appear on the order paper of the house, Mr. Miles taking prompt action td having It so placed. The lowest the mercury went clown last night was 33 and by seven o'clock this morning it rose to helow, with a ten- dency to go higher indica- tions of a snow flurry shortly nf'rr nine. The 'lowest temperature registered during ths past 2-1 hours was 39 bclov.', and the highest 12 btlow. (our days after the returning officer had counted tho voles, Mi'. Cnrnithcra slated tint application for a recount was made to Hon. 1. I.ucas. former atlorney-Keiieral on October 23. The j Northwest Toronto result, he aays. was announced on November U and i tbe r.-siilt In Manltoulln on-November i 19. j Mr. Carrulhers slated thai tlio late j govf-rnment passed an order-iu-r.ouncil on November SI granting a recount m the ground Hint the oflicinl forms i for reluming olllcers wcro Irreiiiilar i in their leading. The advisers of j Drury gnvcrnmont linvc ignored this i order, according to Mr. Carnitliers. manual labor. As a means also of checking this ten- dency tlio former president advocated the bringing together of liberal em- ployers and conservative labor leaders in a sincere effort at collective.bjir- gaiuing. "I3ut it must bo collective bargain- ing in Ilic fuil spirit ol ho explained. "Mil not with limitations which beget suspicion and furnish an excuse lor breaking negotiations I rcForlins lo some external meas- HILL TO MAKE COM- PULSORY DISTRIBU- TION OF PROFITS doubted whether she would deliver up .he omporor in the event she Vould. obtain iwssession of him. It is'also feared the presence of Count Hqhen- zollern in Germany v.'oulrt solidify tbf: monarch 1st .party which Is reported in be.-'snfnin'g'iilrenBth dally. Although [rp.a.iy discounted, the refusal.o.f.Hoi: land lo surrender, tho former, Gernian emperor has been given a mixed reprfi: sealailon by Ihe newspapers liere. Writing In the Echo do I'arls, "Per- linage" saya he regards the punisiiment- ot Count Hohciizollern as a question ot sentiment. "All things he "the only thing remaining for 113 to do Is to come to an understanding with llojland'on the conditions cur rounding the'Internment-of the for- mer emperor in which some provision for allied surveillance might be Undoubtedly. It William. In relievo Holland ot embarrassment, decided to cross into Germany, Ihls aspect oM'.ie question would change." The Journal says the affair baa In1- [come a purely polilical one and it for the allied goverr.menis to exam- ine Ihe Dulch reply and decide le next course lo La Viclolre thinly, on (lie whole, it would be better "for liie kaiser to where he is." "If Napoleon had been alloivoii In dio or cancer in America, the Napo- leonic legend perhaps would have feeb- ler it declared. Not Worthy The Pelit Partsien goes to the extreme, paying; "Tlie right of asylum is ouly cutillo'l to respect of the person sheltered is (himself worthy of and tiuOi is not the case here. Honor can no; bo involved if H favors one who has forfeiicd honor. Holland, sheltering behind iegal technicalities, avoids tliu ijiiestion of guilt which is no longer in PARIS. .Ion. Hroiis- scan, I'alcllo and Manus have given Ihroiishout ihe world." j notice lo the president chamber I William Not Surprised I thai, thuy will EOOII inlrcduco a OTTAWA LETTER CARRIERS ARE IN 1CNOHANCE OTTAWA. .Ian. -'4--Tba Ottawa l.ti- I ler ttirrlfrs' AssuHatlon is j at- to Urn origin of Iho repurl liiiit Hi'1 Dominion f.vfcalivo of Iho Totals............. Alberta Rinks 1'ming, Mnclcotl'....... MoNalb, I.Mhbrldgc Chalmers, beat Hamilton la Omnd Chullenge. 1 Herchmsr Ctrberry In the 5-1 Wood, going Into of beat. Patler- J.IBOII of solng Into the semi "finals in Mnileod. Chalmera and Herchmor tint rlnkf to reach the tintls In any ot the compr- 7JUUons. 1'lay today in the }ere1ry claases except for ona gnme In the eights in each of Challenge TolaN................ 25 In Ilio Ihrcrs o'clock draw while th? J.lpliardt being idciyod Sliepherrl was knocked out of the Trltcs Wood liv Alnl. Aim ihtn along and Jiiiocteil Hamilton out of Iho Grand CVmllctigc. Results of the Six o'clock Draw Kaslncr boal llamlllon in Ilic Trllds Wood. and the Walker. 1 'he drtwn Salurday forenoon: Nine e'Clock Kaslncr Cftrborry, Grand Chal- lenge. McN'abb TS Alrd, Walker. Clark v.i McKonzIo, Maolood. Twelve o'Clock Kastncr Klrkbam in tho Walker. Alrd TS Ilcrcliin'oir'fn WHISKEY? AHSKNIC? HE DIDN'T KNOW SO PLAYED SAFE AND WINDSOR, Ont., Jan. corkt became loosened from bottles of wMtkey and arcenlc in transport on the ferry yetterday, Robert Clancy, Canadian customs agent, held them for fear the had become mixed. A bottle of the liquor left rtunding on 'the desk mined shortly after. The agent immediately gave a discourse on the deadly qualities of arsenic and an man who frequents the federal buildings, "securing ma- terial for a book on tho grew pale and a few minutes later left. Hs had hoard Mr. Clancy de- milk to be the only antidote for poisoning. The "au- thor" followed and was found In A restaurant drinking milk as fast as the waller could set it up. ift among (he ability of hold lo advis- slrlki: bellci source of informal ion regarding Ihi.i inatler and nothing will bo done here .mill we sot official coaimnnirallun to that effect." suld President r'nii- teux the loi'a! iissoc-latloii. A SEAT FOR RANEY TOnONTO, Jan. llev. Dr. A. Clrant had been lo SMI him al Glencoo witii re- Bard lo having a seat for Hon. W. K. Ksney. allorney-general, was admitted by J. O. I.elh- bridge, sitting member of-West Middlesex, tod.iy. Tho an- nouncement tliat ho will vacate his :3 expected to follow a conference with Hon. H. II. Granl, minister of education, today. Mr. Lcllibrldgo H tho city today. In A CLEAU OUTLINE' OFTIIKVIKGINCAST, TUBE SHADOWS METZ, Jan. amona the people of Noveant. n small village near here, over tl-e supposed appearance of The Virgin near a church yard has br.c-i r.iln- ttl by Investigation conducted religious authorities. II the apparition appeared at n tsin time cacli day, seeming lo stand on the steps of a li'.l'e viM.t much credence rj ven F.torics of those who claimed to lave witnessed the lather Binlr, who mad- a carcfu1 inquiry, posted himself cne even- a whr-re others claim- ed to hav3 seen the Vlr.j-n and at once solved the mystery. He found corne dis- (pnce away which just al sunset cast a shadow presenting a clear outline of a status -of the Madon- na, the resemblance very striking. Bishop Ruch of Mclz, comment- ing on the case, said, it was explained to him: "We must not expsct too many miracles. We have just witnessed one of the greatest miracles of all return of Lorraine to can afford to wait a little whili longer for another." bill rendering obligatory the participation of employees! and salaried men in. the benefits rff their employers. The Irnns of Ihe bill provide for Ihe appro- priation D: 13 per cent, of tlie profits derived from a business of which 10 per cent, would distributed employees and salaried men in pro- portion lo their salaries. The remain- ing five per cent, would be deposited with a regional syndicate ns a fund to he distributed yearly among llio employees. POWHATAN PASSENGERS ARE SAFE IN KOBOKEN AMMROOEN, Jan. Em- lieror William of (lerraany was not suriiriscrt by the formal refusal of tho Dutch government lo comply with the allies' demand (or his surrender, it was declared today at Uenlinck Casilc. where Hie cx-rulev makes his home. Xnws of llio decUlon WES first com-, muniraled to thorcasllfi by the Assoc- iated 1'rcis correspooJent. A refusal of extradition hail been expected from tlio first, the correspondent was told, hut tlin castlo's rwWcnls had never liecn officially intormcd ilmt such a decision had been or would be reached, i XWV Jtm. 'traiispnrl Xdi'llicrii t'acific, carrying ,tlio 271 of Hie disabled transport I'owhalan. reaclinil port early loday and expected tc dock at i Holjokcn during Hie morning. lic-porls taken to Halifax by the Ilritish steamship Uaniic lhat eight lives !iad been lost in an attempt lo transfer the- passengers wore without 'foundation. Not a life was lost nnd no one was injured. Geologist Quitsjob GETS MONEY IN CHICAGO WIN.N'IPKG. Jan. Tho provin- cial treasurer, Hon. Edward Brown, announced today that ho had made arrangements in Chicago to I" pay a deU of the province coming dun In New York In Febht- ary. Tho total amoiinl of the debt U SG.'iOD.OOO, of which four million dol- lars was di'Doscd of OTTAWA, .Ian. James 8. Stewart, who'has been in charge of iii6 Edmonton' district ot Iho geological fiurvsy. lendered his resignation. Dr. Slewart has been specializing In the gas and oil possibilities ot Ins great plains ot and the Xnrlh- west, and while not on special field work, was engaged In the bureau of information work. After ten years' experience with ihe geological survey with highest atlainablo university degree. Dr. Rlownrt ifl leaving a salfirf- ol J2.100 a yea-. ;