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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta HAGU Pubnvneri THK LtTHBRICKlt HERALD COMPANY, LIMITED i Mh Streit South, Lethbrldgt, Atbtrta W. A. BUCHANAN ftoldent ami Director JOHN TOKUANCK Munagtr MMltwr Audit Bureau ol Circulation? Subscription Dally, delivered, per Dally, by mull, per year............ 8.00 Daily, initiJ for C months........ Pally by mail, 3 Weekly, by mall, vei year.......... Wwklx, mail, per your to U.S... 200 THE REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE. The report of tho Chief ot Police, as to the activities of tho city police force, forms ail interesting document. It serves to show that in spite of Us Email numbers the members of the force have been vigilant in the detec- tion and prosecution of crime. In the attention drawn In the re port to the number of doors and win- dows found left open, there would ap- pear to be that ;i 'greater oo-ope ration between the public and the police :.s necessary for the safe-guarding of the former. The carelessness noted sferves ftfi temptation to- the criminal and ftddi to the labors of the police force. There should to a sympathy between the public anil police in assisting the force as far as possible in maicing tbe paths of the criminals not too A due attention given to the ot premises by seeing Uat doors and windows are secured la the stores would be of material help. In the araeunt of fines in the city police court, and 'With the fact that out of U0.77S paid, went to the provincial treasury, there must appear that there is an unequal division. The natter calls for some adjustment so that the city gets a fair share of the proceeds of the fines, seeing tiiat the whole onus of the expenses of the force falls on it. Chief Gillespie in the recommenda- tions he has made shows that he has a keen and laudable interest in his Work, he is actuated by conscientious motives in the discharge of his duty, and this calls for encouragement by the city authorities. The report as a whole to ibow that the police are ulive to their work in the interests of the citizens for whose protection they are a necessary institution. Then7. is a zealous desire on the part of Chief of Police Gillespie to make the force under his cummaud live up to their responsibilities in regard to the public. Ruhr a state of organised civil war arose. Tim Comraunlgti overpowered and illmrmed tlio local and made themselves complete masters of Hie towns and mlaes. were op- posed by the the regular army. The Kbcrt Government, lu these circumstances, considered it necessary to send large reinforce- ments of the Heichswehr into tho dis- trict; this, however, they were un- able to do under the Treaty, and they therefore applied to tho Allies for permission. They acted before permis- sion was received, ami thus nuidc themselves guilty of a violation of the Treaty. French Government thereupon advanced outside the occu- pied area and occupied the towns of Frankfurt, Darmstadt, and the adjoin- ing country. They had apparently tak- en this.serious action without coming io an agreement with their Allies be forehand of their iutentioii. There had already been serious dif' ferences of opinion between Great Britain and France as to the gemtral attitude to be adopted towards the execution of the Treaty. The 1-Yench were alarmed by the agitation which seemed to be arising in Great Britain for revision. Their position indeed was a dlfflcult one. Owing to the re- fusal of America to ratify the Treaties of Alliance between France on the one side, the United States and Great Britain.on the other, had not come into force. France, therefore, might lind heraelf left vithout protection viB-i-vis which the mil- itary and monarchal elements were undoubtedly fighting hard for suprem- acy. whole attitude towards the Treaty was the subject of discussion at the meeting of Prime Ministers held at San Remo in April, 1920, when Do You Know? GERMAN DISARMAMENT. In regard to the report of the Su- preme Allied Council on a plan for the disbandment of German military units, and in the fact that the disarm- ament order was to take effect so tar back: as July 10th last year, it would appear that Germany has done her best to evade the order. The Allies, It now appears, intend to take string- ent measures to enforce the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles as to dis- armament. In view of the present decision of the Supreme Allied Council, a recapit- ulation of the manner in which Ger- many has so far contrived to escape the order as to disarmament should serve to show the spirit in which she the obligations imposed on her. When the disarmament order was flnrt the German Government made strong representations that in View of the disturbed state of the country and the danger of Communist risings, they could not carry out the clauses of the Treaty within tho pre ecribed time. In February, 1920, there- fore, the time for the reduction of the array to men was extended from March 31 to July 10. The matter threatened to become one of serious political importance, involved as It wag with critical events that took place in Germany itself. On March 13, 1920, a serious revolt (the Kapp took place in Berlin. Reac tlonary elements, supported largely by troops who had been brought back from the Eastern frontier and were on the point of disbandment, seized Berlin. The Government fled to Dres- den and for live days the Monarchists held the capital. The Ebert Govern- ment, however, appealed to the peo- ple, and at their suggestion -recourse was had to the weapon of a general Before this the reactionaries to give way and on March 20 left Berlin; it is characteristic that EI they did so they fired promiscu- ously from machine guns upon the crowds in the streets. The Ehert gov- ernment returned, but with diminish- ed prestige and authority; in partic- ular Nogke, who, as Minister of De- fence, had been for over a year th3 itrong man of .the Government, had 1So resign; lie was accused of having, in bis struggle against the Independ- ent Socialists and the Communists, to depend upon the reactionary party. Moreover, this crimin- al outbreak was, ai wui inevitable, followed by serious in many of the country, Especially in the district of and the in the chair, reached that Signer Nittl I agreement "was French troops should be withdrawn from Frankfurt and Darmstadt as soon as the German troops in the Ruhr Valley had been reduced to the numbers permitted by the Treaty; it was also agreed that there should be no revision of the Treaty, but the French were assured that the British Government would support them in their demands that Germany should punctually and fully carry out her ob- ligatkms. France alao strengthened her position by concluding a separate political and military convention with Belgium. It may be noted in this con- nection that Holland refused to make a similar arrangement, preferring to itand alone. Throughout last year the questions of disarmament and reparations have continued In be die source ol constant difficulty. The two matters came up for discussion at the Conference held TODAY'S QUESTIONS 1. When was tho lirst slKiiing of International Boundary Waters Convention'' 2. Wlum were the Houses of Par- liament at Ottawa destroyed by lire? J. Whon did the loss of tho Titanic take place? 4. When dlil tlio Empress ot Ire- land go 5. How far can tho origin of Trade Unions be trui-od? 6. What is a water rabbit? WEDNESDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What was the lirst stoamer built in Canada to cross tiie Atlantic? 2. When was the lirst treaty signed with tlie Northwest Indians? 3. Wheu were the Hudson's Bay Co.'s territorial rights in tho North- Avcat to the Crown? -1. Wheu did the South African War begin? 5. What are the United Greeks? Ii. Who introduced Troy weight ANSWERS 1. The steamer Royal William, built in Quebec, which left Pictou for England. August IS, 1S33. 2. July ISth, 1S17. o. June 22nd, 1S69. 4. October llth. 1S99. 6. Christians who originally be- longed to the Greek Church, but whom the Roman Church has united with her own members on certain condi- tions. 6. William the Conqueror introduc- ed it into England. Macleod Bodies Confer About A War Memorial (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, Jan. the past week, a joint meeting of the I. O. D. E., the'Great War Veterans, and Nest of Kin was held at which was discussed the erection of a monument, or memorial to the fallen heros. The Next of Kin have an amount ou hand to be used for that purpose, the G. W. V. A. are ready to assist. The I. 0. D. S. at their meeting two years ago vot- ed the sum of for memorial purposes. At a meeting of the I. O. D. E. since, it was-arranged to pay this over .when the arrangements for such were satisfactory. The foim and style of the memorial will be discussed lat- er. The snowstorm of the past week was heavier than most people had thought, as with the west wind the roads running North and South are well filled with snow. The snow has lain on the ground longer than any during the winter, hut the stock are all Jn good condition. The men say everything is set for :he big Chicken Pie supper on Tues- day night, and they are prepared to at Spa in July, when for the first time j teed all who come. C.'rmans ware admitted to the conver-1, The curlers are having very good sations; there had been preliminary discussions between the French and British Prime Ministers at Hythe. It was established that the Germans had not carried out their obligations un- der the Treaty; at one time the nego- tiations threatened to break down; eventually, however, under the threat of the immediate occupation of furth- er territory by the Allies, the Ger- mans undertook to take all the meas- ures necessary; on the other hand, the Allies again extended the period for the reduction of the Reichswehr to ai rinks. Notwithstanding the small erops in many parts of the district, the reports from the School Districts, are encour- aging, and the majority have paid their .way and are ready for the pres- ent year. Almost all have their schools running, with excellent teachers, and report very fair attendance. Robert McLean, who has spent some time in the Nortk country, returned home, and is better satisfied with his home than ever. Russell Whipple and family are vis- iting their parents, aud speak of the present winter as the best that could Ottawa Mata Predicts Ontario Premier Going Into Federal Politics PEDDLES A LOT OF POLITICAL GOSSIP the FurnMrs will thjy we practically party wanted to c TORONTO, Jan. Telegram says Premier Drury will eventually go to Ottawa. The Farmers' Party of Western Canada must be killed. There will be a split during this coming session iu the Dominion house in the sixty solid Quebec seats. There is a coming battle between Hon. Arthur Meighen and Premier Drury. These are a few of the political rumors going the rounds at Ottawa, brought here today by Col. Harold Daly, of Ottawa, a guest at the King Edward, He predicts thai the Liberals and unite. At present one. The Liberal clear its skirts ot a multitude of things, including the anti-conscription campaign during the war, and this movement was a way out of the difficulty. Eliminating the distasteful thtags, and perhaps under a new name, the Farmers and Lib- erals will step forth united. Hoodwinked Some !'Tha Farmers' party have hood- winked some Conservative farmers, but that will straighten itself he "When the Liberals and Farmers unite, Drury will go to Ot- tawa as leader, and it looks at pres- ent as if'Hon. N. W. Rowell will be taken into the provincial cabinet to take over the reins of power. Hon. Mackenzie King will be eliminated as leader oi the Liberal party. "There is also a split coming in Quebec. Premier Meighen gained a great deal of support in the back :ownships hy his honest stand. The French like a fighting mm, and they respect him for his stand on con- scription, and not backing up on it. MRS. MelVOR AGAIN PRESIDENT COVVLEY WOMEN'S INSTITUTE Kill "There is Farmers' a great Party difference be- :ween the Farmers' government of Dntario and the Farmers' party of the west. The party in the west are not Canadians. They are mostly people from the U.S. and foreigners They want, free trade, which wouk .ead to annexation. Most of those people haven't been in Eastern Can ada. They have no sentiment for the east nor any for Canada. They are following the same movement as took place in North Dakota, and which put that state high and dry within a year. They smashed up everything, even to the banks. There was too much socialism in it." January 1. If the Allied Commission I be ordered for stock of Control reported that the agree- T ment was not being carried out, the Allies would immediately occupy the Ruhr or other territory. In carrying out this agreement the German Government have met .with serious obstacles, especially in Bavar- ia, where the Government have refus- ed to disarm the semi-military organ- izations on the ground that they are necessary for protection against the Communists. With the silence of the II, F. A. leaders on the "open door" policy of Mr. Crerar, the subject may be said to be a closed one. In the increases of crimes by shoot- ing. Robert Bickerdike, at Montreal, spoke the words of true wisdom when ho said that revolvers should be made as hard to procure as poison. A 'wild man of the Leaf River bot- Laurel, Miss., caught his in a bear trap. In modern civilizatioi it is the trap of gold that somotimt is made to work. 'HILADELPHIA DOCTOR DRUGGED AND LEFT TO FREEZE NEAR MONTREAL MONTREAL. Jan. be- tween five and six o'clock in the morning on upper Lachine Road Buffering from frost bitten hands and a frost bitten right foot, Dr. W. W. Hawke, 48 years of age of Philadel- phia, was taken to the Notre Dame De Grace police station. Dr. Hawke told the police that he had been drug- ged and robhed of J300 and his watch. He remembered having been to a downtown hotel, and later in a store on Windsor street. TERRORISM REIGNS IN SIBERIA; SOVIET AND PEASANTS IN BATTLE J. R. McLean, with Mrs. McLean, are visitors to Macleod this week and are jubilant over the very fine winter. Just enough snow to help the cattle and not enough frost to freeze up springs. Alex. McDonald, with the Stewart boys, are in Calgary curling, and will add to their already large list of Curl- ing trophies. Judge is holding court in Macleod this week, and is busy. Baptist Union of Canada Opens Edmonton Session jng character are contained in a Hel- singfors dispatch, to the Central EDMONTOJv, Jan. the News today. The peasants, it is de- appointment of various committees clared, are besieging several towns and officials and the adoption of re- held and fortified by soviet forces ports from the Manitoba, Saskatche- thus cutting off the supply of food- wan and Alberta convention, the stuffs from the towns, baptist I'liion of Canada opened its On the other hand, the advices as- regular annual sessions in the First sert that in Eastern Siberia the Bol- slievik have boyun a great onslaught on tlie peasant communes and that terrorism is raging over a large LONDOX, Jan. that disturbances which broke out recent- ly in Siberia are assuming an alarm- Baptist Rev. P. hers this morning. S. Everton was appointed minute clerk and reporter, and W. C. The Indian Princess who has bought thousands of watches to present to her people to cause them to be punc ual shows a watchful regard for them. Smalley was chosen roll clerk. The nominating committee includes Rev E. Mathers, Rev. It. C. Speller, Thomas Underwood, Mrs. "lu- and Prof. C. IT. Lager. Other com- mittees appointed were Agenda, Rev. G. A. Clarke and Uev. Dr. K. W. Patterson. Resolutions, Dr. H. P. Whidden, Rev. D. II. Kharpe, Mrs, came familiar previous to the war and are pressing for admission of tho former drugs to this country. H Is stated be unlikely that the health ipartment will take any action with regard to the individual cases at Tor- onto, any action in that regard being left to the provincial authorities. PICKEB UP IN PASSING FOR T H U Y MAN TUroo now pqllremeu. iiavo been added to the Kdmouton pulice force. Montreal Proiuiur Alo uitizouts will banquet Khun on Kob. U. IfflllY LIKELY Washington Has Secret Draft of Get Plenty of Rights WASHINGTON, Jan. pur- ports to be a draft of the treaty which soviet Russia is seeking to have Persia accept has been, received by the state department. In exchange BENEFIT DANCE FOR BURDETT HOSPITAL (From Our Own. Correspondent) BURDETT, Jan. business men are putting on a benefit dance for the hospital fund. Dr. McPhail is kept busy these days, there being several cases of 'flu re- ported around the district. Mr. A. Waddell, who has been ailing for some time, is to be taken away, by his brother to their ranch south of Bow Island, to be cared for. Kdmouton JK couBidering u proposal to appoint a business manager. Ttit1 SliorLhoiui Breeders' associa- tion of Saskatchewan oloctaii R. A. Wright, Drinkwater, president. S. Woods, prpmiiient lawyer, is the now president- ot the Bdmoutou board of trade. Mrs. Mary McLeod, ft pioneer of: Broadview, aiul a resident of Winni- peg, in 1879, diqd'Ht the age of 93 years. Deceased, was born in hill, N.'S, The Saskatchewan medical associa- tion will hold its annual convention at Prince Albert. July 8 and !K It is expected that 900 delegates from all parts thy prpviuce will be present, Captain George Wallingford er, chief figure in one of the most picturesque legal struggles ever stag- ed in Chicago, concerning the owner- ship of a parcel of land on tho laka front known as the Billion-dollar tri- angle, died Sunday night on a house boat moored ut a dock in ;the Kuit Indiana harbor canah The hi ere using importance of the oil discoveries in the Mackenzie River valley and the section between Ed- monton und the Arctic, has made the appointment of a, governor for Northwest Territories a biff issue. Colonel James Cornwall's BUM has been mentioned as a likely candidate because of his long experience and knowledge of the north land, and ap- pointment is expected daily. The London Morning Post today points out that one of the New Year during the war Another corres- baronets was fined for food hoarding. pondent shows that this gentleman was described in the official an- nouncement of New. Year honors as the founder of a famous' northern shipbuilding firm, whereas he is only managing director. ILBELESSSOON process FORTY-EIGHT FILIPINOS DROWN, WRECK VICTIMS for its conclusion the Soviets are said to have offered to abrogate tlie Anglo- Russian agreement of 1907, regarding spheres of influence in Persia. Secret provisions of draft received here convey right to soviet Russia to send her troops Into Persia in the event of an invasion of that country by a force hostile to Russia. Persia, under other provisions, would agree not to suppress the organizations of workmen and Socialists nor their propaganda provided the organiza- tions and propaganda were not direct attacks on the Persian government. Advices to the department say that the negotiations between the two governments have progressed to point little short of Ideation of tne treaty, ami that as a result tho Minister of Labor Says March ting Should See Decided Im- provement OTTAWA, Jan. March a s-ubsUmtial imin-ovemteut in tAie, unem- ployed situation in. Canada he said Senator Gfderjn Robert- son, Aiinister of labor, in ta statement made, today, and in tro course ot which he urged Canadians to buy Canadian made goods. "Already orders are beginning to flow aigain and manufacturers are in- creasing their he added. "From September 15 to the end ol! December .1S3.000 wetro laid off by employers 3n Canada, whicli. omitting summaries, moans that more than L'jWO men went home every night disring that period with no job to go to in the morning. "Last year Canadians spent some in the United States. If they would buy Caaadlan made pro- ducts, mtuch of the present unemploy- ment would be obviated. Of much of that sum was'spent in such commodities as coal and cotton, but there are many things which could just as well be purchased in Cau- ads." MANILA, Jan. Fili- pinos, mostly women and children, were drowned in the wrecking of the throe masted coastwise schooner Pllicidad, blown ashore and helpless- ly pounded to piecQS in a furious storm at the mouth of the Agno Hiver, province of Pangasinan, ac- cording to advices received'here to- day. Twelve Filipinos were drowned in tho wreck of a launch on tlie island Casiguran, near Sorsogon prov- ince, miles southeast or here, ac- cording to advices reaching here. COAL. SHIPMENTS CLEVELAND, O., Jan. coal shipments on the Great Lakes during the season of 1920 amounted to tons, according to figures issued the ore and coal exchange fiere. The total movement of ore for the season amounted to tons, which has been exceeded only in 191C-17 and 191S. Boil lour Postum fully fifteen minutes when you use, .EAL Then, there results a drink of de- licious flavor which, many prefer feocoffee. Postum is more eco- nomical and healthful than coffee Another form, Instant Postum, is made by adding hot water to a teaspoonful in the cup. The drink' may be made strong or mild to suit individual taste GROCERS EVERYWHERE SELL BOTH KINDS Kadflby Canadian. Postum Cereal Windsor, Ontario. ;