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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION TEH PAGES VOLUME wv. LETHB1UDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1921 NUMBER 37 Complete Surrender To Soviet Sentiment By British is Charge CHICAGO CIVIC WORKERS WILL NOT SET INCREASES CHICAGO, tion: for Increases from the 11.000 city employees ask- ing raises totalling a hive been denied for the present by the city council. Sack n London Tiran' View of BritUi-RnsslMi Trade Agreement THE TIRED BUSINESS MAN DOCUMENT MADE PUBLIC MONDAY LONDON, Jaa. proposed Rusio-British trade resnumt, is do- clared by tbe London Times to be "a complete surrender to soviet senti- ment." Tlit) Times says the docu- ment differs in letter but not la spirit j from the earlier uraft and adds: "It will no way make the busl- nesa community hostile than it has persistently shown itBSlf to any i treaty with the. soviet, authorities." j The phraseology with reference to recogntiion of the Russian state j 1 debts and "other obligations, the j j Times declaroe, is "so vague that it! j affords no ground for any sort of sat- j isfaction. Debts are not recognized j as such, but simply HB instituting 1 cljUais to compensations." Terms Made Public LONDON, Jan. terms cf tho British-Russian, preliminary trade agreement which Leonid Krassin, the i soviet representative, has taken to i Moscow for consideration officially havo been made public. The most im- j portant terms follow: r I Kach party agrees to refrain from Over Total of hostile action or propaganda outside Canada's Imports and Ex- I against the other's instltu Debit Balance IMPORTS FROM OLD OTTAWA, Jail. tidfis. The soviet, particularly agrees i to refrain from any encouragement of Effort to Foist Austria's Financial Troubles on Nations League Fails; Lloyd George, Briand Lock Horns in the Brooklyn Eagle. Asiatic peoples to action against Brit- ish interests, especially In Asia Minor, Persia, Afshanlstan and India. Labor Opinion r'nnwrvr! Jan- The labor or- Ran, Herald, discussing the Kussian trade agreement, says that i the British government today is re- -Canada's, fur the mon'ths cognfzlDS 8ovlfet and mi increase ot about eight, mil lion dofiiirji in exports over the cor- responding period of last year. Cus- toms duties an Increase of over 1019. The greater amount c-f crime from the United Kingdom tho States: Prom the United Kingdom there was imported those countries as spheres of British, influence. _.T1J3 Dajly. News thinks that the document la frame? in an equitable spirit and that there is nothing in It to whfch serlons. objections can fte taken either here or.in Russia. says the News, "Russia pro- ,n, I tests that tho agreement does not ex- and from the United States the ,0vereignty of her government, our reply must be that it does in fact unnaiatifkably give that recognition." The other London papers make no comment. lu only worth of goods were brought in from the British Isles. Export trade with 1 the United Kingdom shows a reduc- tion from to Export trade to the United States shows an Increase from in 1919 to in 1920. The total exports for 1919 were 1918, and for 1920, An actual increase of approximately is shown for 1920 over 1919 in the export of purely Canadian goods. There is a decrease of some MAY CALL DR. REID TO GIVE EVIDENCE ON RADIAL INVESTIGATION TORONTO, Jan. Hon. Dr. Held, minister of railways and canals, in the export oi: goods from Canada, Government May Do Development, NacKenzie Field Close Consideration of Situation to Save Oil There For the Empire OTTAWA, Jan. suspension ef regulatidfrta governing petroleum and natural gas in the northwest territories, the government is to give close consideration to the whole situation in regard to the oil fields of the MacKenzie. Vari- ous representations in this regard _ have been made. One is that, in- stead of permitting private indi- viduals to locate claims, the fields should be developed as a national enterprise thus insuring that full control of output would be kept within Canada. There is also the question for decision of creating some more appropriate form of government for the district in view of an anticipated rush of prospector! when the ice breaks up. In view of the world shortage of oil, proper development of the MacKenzie fields Is regarded as of the greatest consequence. "NO CHILDREN ALLOWED" SIGN WILL COME DOWN LANSING, Mich., Jan. bill making refusal of landlords to rent property to families with children a misdemeanor, punishable by a J100 fine and 90 days imprisonment has been introduced In tho Michigan lej- itlature. foreicu ottawa may be .called >o give evl- denco before tho Royal Commission investigating the projected radial railways of the Ontario hydro-olec- tric power commission. The suggestion that the Dominion minister be called as a witness by Mr. Justice Sutherland, chairman of the commission as a result of evidence Eiven yesterday by W. G. Hewson, a hydro-electric engineer, to the effect that the minister of railways had promised that freight should be turn- ed over by the Canadian National Railways and had; suggested that the radlals would act as feeders to the JEWELRY HOLD-UP TOLEDO, O., Jan. Four bundltt entered the Daniels jew- elry .itore today, bound the proprietor and customers hand and foot and escaped in an auto with jiwtlry valued at mere than C.N.R. system. SIR MARTIN HARVEY REJOINS COMPANY TORONTO, Jan. Mar- tin Harvey, who haa recovered from hia recent Illness, leaves Toronto today and will rejoin his company at Sudbury and from then on will continue to appear in person during the remainder of his tour. TRANSFUSION OF BLOOD, FATHER TO DAUGHTER Jan. an attempt to save the life af Mrs. Ruby Cross; who was shot on Sunday afternoon by Stanley Hailam, accidentally, as he claims, her father, George Henry Stephens, yesterday afternoon, sub- mitted to an operation for the trans- fusion of blood from his arm to her body. Mrs. Cross' condition is still regarded as serious. One Artery of Underground Boose Route to Montana is Tapped; Arrest at Ft. Benton (Special to The Herald) COUTTS, Jan. Knoble, a prominent farmer and stockman living In the Sweet Grass hills country, well known in Southern Alberta and north- ern Montana, has been arrested the second time in three months and charged with unlawfully transporting liquor into Montana. Knoble is the man whom the Alberta police at- temjjted to stop en route to the bord- er with a load wet goods a- week or two ago and who did not stop Cor their .signal but, put oa a burst of speed with his high -powered, eight cylinder seven passenger Cote auto- moblie getting past thein, but they following him and drilled enough holes in the gas tank of the car that Knoole was forced to stop a few miles farther on down the road to plug up. the holes with rags and refill the tank, in the meantime he had gotten away fr m the police, however, nolicSt QMTD himselt to Groups Evenly Divided and the Session is Expected to Be Interesting TORONTO, Jan. in the history oE legislatures, Is the. fifteenth legislature of Ontario, which today opens its second session without a majority for tho government in pow- er, namely, the United Farmer-Labor the Hon. E. C. Drury. The Conservative-Liberal-Labor-Sol- dier-Independent t-roups have 55 mem- bers, while the same number of Un- ited Farmers and Labor members of the legislature support the govern- ment. Hon. Nelson Parliament, the speaker of the house makes the one hundred and eleventh member of the house and would, it is presumed, sup- port tho government, making a major- ity of one, if it came to a division with all members present. It is not WASHINGTON, Jan. tiations between Ambassadors Morrison and Shidehara for the settlement of the California ques- tion and the definition of the rights of Japanese in the United States have been successfully con- cluded. Approval of the conclusions of the two ambassadors must be giv- en by their governments before any further action looking to a settlement of the controversy that has arisen over the California anti- land law can had. Murder Attempt At Sweet Grass; Assailant Jailed Etchenique Beats Up Man and Woman and Tries to Cut Another's Throat Irish Rebels Attacked Ttem From Front and Flanks With Disastrous Results ARCHBISHOP APPEALS FOR "TRUCE OF GOD' LONDON, Jan. of till! police and military patrol which wan ambushed yesterday near New Birm- ingham, Tlppurary, Ireland, wen- caught in a sharp turn in .the road while they were approaching tho juuiij, i uu.v v CIDACU LU jii cyui v _ j. such a report after yesterday's dis-1 laf f saysa dispatch re- eussion in which wido differences oj from Dublin. The opinion developed among the dele- gates. At this afternoon's were met by a hail of bullets from in front and on Ihalr flanks, their as- session the'sililants hidden from sight in Question of Greece, in her relation "iiiMmga along the highway. Ono tho Near Eastern settlement was on i Pastes wero wound- I the program for the supreme council's to, B serEclint ami Pr'- ottho Lincoln regnnejit who Sir Auckland Geddes, British ant-[ Ell.ot ,Threo also Ibassador'to tho United' States home from Washington recently- for Ambushers conferences, arrived in Paris this DUDLIN, Jan. a letter to tha morning to confer with Mr. Lloyd parish priest of lleadford, Galvray, thn George'. arsiibishop "f Tiiam, laments '.hat the Austria's Position Explained I "truce of which he oallad for in I PAHIS, Jan. in Aus-lJuly broken first hy the civilians tria which are described as "critical" of dioceso iu tile Kiiroo ambuscade (Spocl.it to the OOUTTS, Jan. Etclie- nlqiis a Sweet Grass, Mont., man re- cently beat up a woman and a one- armed man and tried to cut the throat of another. While under the influence of too much whiskey, he went to the house of a woman on tho flats and wrecked -the interior of the house, knocking the stove over and setting fire to the house, but the blaze was put out with a barrel of water at hand. He struck the woman of the houso giving her a black eye and wore considered by the supreme al lied council, in scission hero today. last week. The archbishop says that during tho past six 'months his people .The possibility of an utter collapse o( had shown magnificent restraint mi- the Austrian government, with tho-jdcr great provocation; that arrests. attendant clanger of anarchy and Bol shevfsm has been before heads of allied cabinets for several weeks and the necessity oC stabilizing affairs and (Con'jnued on faga GEORGIA TOWN HAS BLAZE ATHENS, Oa., Jan. 25. Damage es- timated around was caused imprisonments, and other indignities did not provoke them to violence. The misguided criminals at Kitroe, continued the archbishop, r.ve trebly guilty, because they knew they wero invoking reprisals o.n the innocent, which followed in the shape of 11 homesteads being burned and nine families left destitute. The archbishop denounces as equal- ly cowardly the folly of the ambusaers tiuuou gjviiif, jici 01 cjfo uiin umuitru ttluiuni uuuauu 7 i i, i i, bruised her badly otherwise, and also here early te fire of unknown be an inmate of the same house. I beat up a one-arifted man, said to Leaving the flats Etclienique went up to tho main part of Sweet Grass and kicked in the door of a wet joint, where a man was asleep and attempt- ed to cut liis throat, but the man es- caped into the street in his under- clothing and managed to get to the 1 Thompson hotel where ho found re- fuge for the rest of tho night. Ou complaint qf Mike Swlggmn. who his clothes torn and blood streaming from his face at tho home of Deputy Sheriff Oth Clark, Etchenirjue was taken in charge. County' Attorney SteClory oL' Shelhj j was advised in the morning and he tically destroyed. At five o'clock the fire was reported under control. I call off the state of warfare, which I described as a negation of Christian- I ity, and to establish a trace. HON. HUGH GUTHRIE IS NIAGARA FRUIT MEN ACTING SECY. OF STATE AMALGAMATE FOR SELLING OTTAWA, Jan. Canad- ian Hugh Guthrie is acting as secretary of state, pending the appointment of a new minister to fill the vacancy creat- ed by the death of Right Hon. A. L. Sifton. gave orders for the arrest of Ktche- nique on aTcharge of assault in the first degree on the person oE Bob Van Meer, with intent to kill. He pleaded "not guilty" to the Judge Griffith and was the next term oE the district court next fall on a bond. Etchenique was with the late "Slim" alias Ray Keiberg last fall when the Mounted Police arrested them with a before bound'over to getaway, and later lolborg was killed by a mounted policeman m ;il- temp ting to escape, north or Uit> boundary line above Huvre, Mont, MORRIS BROS. CREDITORS MAY PORTLAND, Ore.. Jan. er of Morris Brothoni today HAMILTON, Jan. o Hon. Manning Doherty, Ontario min- ister of agriculture, form one large co-operative selling organization whose function would be to handle and market the entire production of i'niit in Urn Niagara Peninsula have apparently been croVned with suc- cess. The draft agreement prepared oc f wiMTa: hy the minister was ratified by a joint JO LJioMft Sllb.connnitt6e representing the Nia- gara Peninsula Growers' association and the Niagara District Grapa Grow- IJmited, at a meeting held in analysis oE the affairs of the bond Catharines, Ontario, yesterday. house which was thrown into bank- ruptcy a. month ago. He .stated'credit- The new selling organization will" he known as. the Niagara Peninsula mis will receive anywhere from 54'to! Growers. Limited. It will.handle all cents on the dollar, and if all with the exception of grapes. are counted without any contin- _________________ work its way through this session without much trouble. The session was formally opened this afternoon with the usual bombard- ment of artillery and the speech from the throne by the lieutenant-governor, Hon. Lionel Clarke, whose- military guard of honor consisted entirely of veterans of tho great war, nearly all of them wearing medals for distin- guished service, and among them one Victoria Cross man. Following the opening cere-monies there were tho various social functions which usually attend the opening of the session. The speech from tha throne, an ex- pected, predicted a variety of ncur leg- islation. PEG INSURANCE MAN DROPS DEAD WINNIPEG, Jan. 26.--W111Iam F. Harrison, aped 50, local superintend- ant for tbe Prudential Life Assurance company, dropped, dead this morning tuf oatarod hJa office. NEW ENGLAND TEXTILE MILLS ARE1 RE-OPENING BENNINGTON, VertnAnt, Jail. Every textile mill hen; waa in opera- tion yesterduy Tor thn first time since Christmas. Six underwear mills ot thn S. N. Bradford company, hart been shut down for two months. Underwear mills opened under a wage scale making reductions ranging from 1.2 to 16 l-'l per cent. One of tho two hosiery mills Is running on a schedule of five days a week and tho' other threo days. At Ware Also WARE, Mass., Jan. Ware woollim mills will re-open on full tlmo next Mondwy niorninK. The inilla hare neon closed for more than a mtnLh. s they would total and liabilities would total leaving n deficit of MONOPLANE HELD UP SASKATOON', Jan. leak ir tiie of the Imperial Oil com paay's monoplane, which arrived yesterday allernnon will necessitate a day in this city. The re- pairs arc expected to be completed today and the hist leg oOhe journey to udmonton will he started tomor- row morning. MISTAKE SOMEWHERE LONDON', Jan. At- soeiated Morning Post today points out tbnt one of the new year baronets was fined during the war for food hoarding. Another cur- respondent shows that this gentleman was described In the official announce- 7iient of new year honors us the founder of a f ami.us northern ship- building firm, he is only managing director. MILLION DOLLAR FIRE. NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. Fire which destroyed the building of Meu- dei and Freedman, a department store iu Chapel street and spread to several adjoining early today did dam- age estimated at The fire was under control at four o'clock af- ter three hours hard work by the fire- men In zero temperature. SERMON EVERY NIGHT IS NEEDED BOSTON, Jan. mon erery night is the onlj so- lution for the present day proh- lems, stid Bishop Edwin Hughes at a meeting of the iriter-deninnlnational Institute ot evangelism hers "Methodist mtaWcrl Hie long- er nowailays btrmss preach he added. ;