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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta EDITION VOLUME XIV. LEtHB.'UDUE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 1921 SIXTEEN PACES "v.- NUMBEH 41 fCME Canadian Council of Agriculture Wires Premier Meigtan to Continue Present Ar- rangement WINNIPEG, Jan. that the suspensiea of the customs duties on cattle enter- ing Canada from tho United States bo continued, tho executive commit- too of the Canadian Council of Acri- culture today, telegraphed Premier Mcighen. The message IB signed by N. p, Lambert, secretarw ot tho coun- cil. "The executive committee of the Canadian Council of says the message, "in behalf ot tha United Fanner organizations of Can- ada have instructed me today to urgfl the federal government to take action to continue suspension of tho cus- toms duty on cattle entering Canada from the United States after i'ebru- ary 8, lin which date thin Canadian duty would automatically he restored unless arrangements for continued suspension be made. This recom- mendation is forwarded to the ment in the belief that the continued suspension at this time of the Cana- dian duty against cattle imported from the United States would be beneficial to the economic Interests of Canada." They're Talking Atout Doing it MULiT GERMANY MARKS GOLD FOR REPARATION SPREAD OVER PERIOD OF 42 YEARS Wouldn't it be cheaper to build a new bridge than to go en paying toll in Dss .Motnen News. Cork Lord Mayor Must Leave States Secntary of Labor Gives Him Till Feb. Chsuice to Ship WASHINGTON. Jan. O-Oallaglmn, mayor, of Cork has bfen ordered by Secretary Wilson of labor department to leave the United States by February 11. He Is now in this country as' a seaman awaiting an opportunity to re-ship. Dublin Court-martial Case DUBLIN, Jan. witness who had been missing at the court-martial of France Teellng, William Conway, Daniel Healey and Edward Potter charged with the murder of Lieut. Angliss, known as MacMahon, one ot the 14 officers killed in Dublin Novem- ber 21, turned an at the court-martial yesterday. He identified Teeling and Potter as two of the men concerned in the murders.' He said fire men were in the room where tho killing of Angliss took place. Their leader was not arrested. Under cross-examination, the wit- ness admitted having been convicted for assault in a Dublin public house. He said he had no regular occupa- tion. He had failed to arrive in Dub- lin Tuesday for the court-martial be- cause he was suffering from "nerves" feared to come without an arm- ed escort. He was arrested in mouth Wednesday and brought to Dublin by a military escort. Whole Family Gets Marrying Bug; All Elope ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Jan. A triple elopment involving three inembers of one household, none of whom knew of the, othara' intentions, was disclosed today with 'the an- nouncement that Win. Chase, rich 'New York manufacturer and his daughters, Edith and Brelrn had mar- ried'their respective with- in 24 hours. Miss- Edith Chauo started tha ma- trimonial race yesterday by slipping from home, ostensibly for a shopping; tour. She married Robert Crofts.. Mr. Chase quietly left home to Mrs. Elizabeth Obergfell. They were married. On returning they were greeted by Mr. Chase's other daughter, Evelyn, who had become the bride yesterday at Greenwich, Conn., of Donald Riddle, oldest son of former Mayor William Riddle. Moment When Allied Meet Tino Face to Face ATHENS. Jan. ministers in this city while attending the fun- eral of Jonkheer sturdier, Dutch mlu- inter to who died on Tues- day, found almost face to face with The In- cident occurred dnrlnc; tho church service only the ceffln separating the king and tha After the ceremony ministers made a effort to avoid the king. LO! THE POOR INDIAN! How the Times Do Change o Blood Indian Fair One Macleod Silk Stockings and Shiny Patent Leathers, During Home in Big Six McLaughlin. (By a Reporter) MACLKOD, Jan. old order changeth yielding plaee to so aang the poet and where Is'this truth more marked than among the red aborigines of this continent njed to call them "the poor Red and pity their straight, hard hair, dlrtv (aces, blanketed forms and moccauined feet. A All this has <9unged with fHeritable march of civilization. Contact with the white man's ens- tarns has left its unfailing Impress- on the Indians and so and them eating the test steaks and chops, Sunkist oranges and brands of chocolates that we see tempt- ingly displayed in the windows of our most exclusive shops'. And this is not all. Miss Spotted White Horse, of Standoff, was recently in Macleod on a shopping visit. To watch her trip busily a'bout the stores was a "treat" 'as they say "across the pond." And her togs. She wore patent leather shoes, spats, and instead ot trarelling the old original God- ifVen way, she knocked 'em cold with a dazzling "pair 'of J3 silk hose. She returned to Standoff with her father in the evening, driving a McLaughlin Special. FarmetpJLmpties Rumiikunners' Booafg in River -Ian- firmer nameifjtHthwick who own: a farm a couple of mfcrt 'work -for him. Hearing Helpers were en- gaged ai for rum run- ners, Mr. confronted the men with ttte'VWaVge, but it was denied. SouttiMck decided to in- vestigate, for :MIIMIf and began a hunt about barns. Raising part of the ,fMtr in one barn he uncovered ones of whlikty. He did not the police, but harnetted turn and drove with the liquor to river. Ke then took an axe and smashed every bot- tle, letting (entente run into the river. Supreme Council Till 12.30 Saturday Morning to Ar- rive at Solution Satisfactory to Opinion Is Also Put on Tax on German Exports. Father and Two (Mdren Perish Kingston Fire Takes Life Toll Child by Throwing' Him Out Window KINGSTON, Ont., Jan. Burns, aged 55, an employee ot the Canada Locomotive Works and his two boys, Emmett and Stanley, aged. 6 and 4, respectively, weie burned to death last night in a fire which de- stroyed their little storey and a half frame house. Another child, Arthur, is in the hospital and Mrs. Burns is severely from shock. The fire started after midnight and is supposed to have been caused by- Burns throwing a lighted match' among some paint cans stored under the stairway. To save little Arthur's life, Burns threw tho child through an upstairs window to ,rte ground. Before this he had carried his wife to safety and had come back to try and save the other children, but overcome 'by the hast sr.d smofee, ha. perilisd with two of them. "Fair Haired Vamp" Given IS Yean in Jail; Lured Woman to Death CH ICAQO, Jan. Conkrlght found guilty of the murder of Mrs. Eva Wyatt, by a jury early today and punish- ment fixed at 18 In prison. Conkright was charged wtth hav- ing I urtd Mrs. Wyatt from her .Kusband and with shooting her to death in a rooming, house here last November. Crown counsel characterized; Conkright as a fair-haired vamp" and demanded death penalty. JAPS MUST QUIT SIBERIA SAY RUSS. CONSTANTINOPLE. Jan. menting on alleged difficulties, A. T. Krasnotchekoff, head of the Par Eastern republic of Siberia, is hav- ing with the Japanese, a wireless mes- sage from Moscow today says "Tha Japanese must keep tuttr promises and must remove all their troops from Siberia. They are not wanted. We are able to settle ouj own internal affairs." Bonus of for Ontario Members This in Addition to Sessional In- demnity of Per- manent Thing TORONTO, Jan. is rumored that a movement is un- der way among the members of the Ontario legislature to vote themselves an increase in in- demnity but so far nothing def- inite has been decided upon. The present indemnity is TORONTO, Jan. -mem- bers of the Ontario legislature are practically assured of a bonus o( J500 In addition to their sessional in- demnity, according to reliable infor- mation available today. This amount will be only for this year and any i vote taken on it will not affect next I year's indemnity. Premier Drury when suuken to at I his 1-ome in Crown -Hill today sup- ported the opinion obtained but re- I fused to say definitely what tho gov- I eminent would actually do. PicareBok Acquitted On Magistrate Finds That Member erf Blairmore Coun- cil Not Guilty V (Special to the Herald.) BLAIRMORE, Jan. Picarello, who arrested recently by the Provincial Police on the charge ie did on or about the 10th day. "jpf January, 19M, in Blairmore, Alberta, did by himself, hia servants or agent, have intoxicating', liquor for export sale either1 directly or to the Liquor ExpfflNAct -of Alberta; 1918, and amendments thereto, such liquor not being in a bonded ware- was honorably acquitted Thursday morning by Magistrate W. S. Davidson of Calgary who sat on the case, L. H. Putman of Blairmore appearing for the accused, while J. W. McDonald, K.C., of Macleod ap- peared for the Crown. The case first came up for hearing in Blairmore on Jan. 20 before J. W. Greshara, police magistrate hut Mr. Putmaii objected to his Jurisdiction on certain grounds aha Magistrate Davidson was sent fronl Calgary, to try the rase with the above results. The facts of the case as given in the above dispatch are considerably different from thoss appearing in the Herald dispatch from Blairmor in PARIS, Jan, German reparations plan, as drafted by the apecial committee pf the supreme council of the allies, was signed by the council members this evening. The German disarma- ment agreement also was signed. The council likewise approved a plan for a franc corporation to aid Austria. PARIS, Jan. supreme council todny approved the German reparations plan drafted by its special committee last night. The plan provides for the payment by Germany of gold marks in 42 annual instalments, on a rising scale beginning with payments two billion marks th; first two years, and in addition the payment of a 12 per cent, tax on German exports. The plan was in the hands of the printer early this afternoon and will be signed when the council meets for Its second session today at 4 p.m. The plan will be communicated to the Germans in a few days and they will be invited to, a conference on February 28 to consider the terms. In the meantime, the Brussels council on economic exports will resume its sessions on February 7. The penalties provided Ir the reparations plan are in general the same ai under the treaty of Versailles, including both military and economfe measures. The Proposal PARIS. Jan. would be required to pay gold marks in 42 annual installments under the plan submitted to the su- preme allied council today by the committee charged ou Thursday with the formulation of a reparations plan which would meet the divergent viewa of the allied leaders. The first two installments would be two billion marks} the next three, three billion, the ant three, four bil- Demecratic Filibuster Kills the Fortjney Bill Which is Dropped for Time Being Materialism And Pleasure Quest Are Hit Hard By Pope Encyclical Names Them Chief Ohgtaclea to Dress Also Slammed ROME, Jan, Benclict on the occasion of the seventh centenary of the foundation of the third order of St. Francis of addressed an encyclical yesterday to nil bishops throughout the world which calls on _ all mankind to work for world peace j and Christian reconciliation, invoking especially the assistance of all "chil- dren Christian peace and those be- longing to the third order." "True says the popo, "is possible unless it is based on the tran- quUity ot the soul. Therefore Chris- tian virtue is necessary. Tertiaries mugt diffuse Christian spirit and op- pose the two worst contemporary evila, namely, the insatiable avidity to possess worldly goods ant" the un- Thursday's issue. The facts as abov3 i quencRablo thirst for pleasure. These were given to the Herald Ly_Mr. Put- evila show themselves in perpetual the proletariat and Man, tta next three, five billion and the next 31, six billion each. Tax on txports In addition Germany would be re- quired to pay a 12 per cent, tax ou her exports, this tax calculated 'on the basis of German exports in 1913, would total a little more than a billion and a half gold iuarks. This plan sub- WASHINGTON, Jan. cations in the senate today were that tha Fordney emergency tariff bill would not be passed at the present session of congreis. No pro greed was made today on the bill and again the charge of fili- bustering was openly laid. No Vote Today Jan. tha! the Fordney emergency tariff bill would como to a vote in the senate at this session bad been practically i abandoned by proponents today wlieu the meaaurte comas up for what waa generally believed its final day of de- bate in that body. With appropriiitiou measures crowding for passage, lead- ers were understood to hare definite- ly decided to put aside the measure which would shut out Canadian wheat and take up the mouoy bills when, tho senate again was admitted by pro- ponanta to be doubtful in view of ths opposition which has prevented action thus far. i ConMUtied on Page MINERS WILL RESIST'WAGE REDUCTION SPHINGFIIELD, Ills., Jan. 29 L. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers of Amer- ica, who is visiting his home here, declared today the organ- ization would oppose any at- tempt to reduce wages. "We He said, "wages now paid are small and permit the sale of coal at a reasonable price." man, counsel for Councillor Picarello, which the Herald giadjy publishes in order to put the true facts of the case before the public, Port Hope Paper Thinks Rowell Is Likely to Resign Had Emprasizcd During Cam- paign of 1917 Government Had War Mandate Only Hiram Johnson Grills Reported U.S.- JapPlan WASHINGTON, Jan. tor Johnson, California, today In- sued a statement orltfelaing the reported .Agreement between Jap- Ambaaaador Shldhara and United ttatea Ambassador Mor. rla dealing with the statue of Jap- anese In the United Mates. When of diplomatic camou- Senator Johnson said that reliable Information he had re- garding the agreement was that It provided for repeal of Califor- nia's anti-alien.land laws. A new "gentlemens1 agreement" for exclinton of Japanese which "does not exclude" also la propos- ed, said Johnson. PORT HOPE, Ont., Jan. reference to a dispatch stating that Hon. N. W. Rowell is about to resign his seat for Durham in the house of commons, tho Dally Guide, which sup- ported Mr. Rowell in the election of 1917, calls attention to the fact that during the campaign of 1917, Mr. Rowell emphasized his appeal for election simply for the carrying on and duration of the war and asked for no mandate beyond that period. The Guide says that it hag been suggested to Mr. Uowell that he should accept a nomination as the government can- didate for Durham and take the field against the Liberal candidate, W. T. Preston, but Mr. Uowell does not yp- prove of this. The Guide expresses the belief that Mr. Uowell's with- drawal from political lifo is only tem- porary. contest between the rich, as well as in Immodesty of women's dress and modern dancing." ANGLOPHOBES IN U. S. WOULD COURTMARTIAL SIMS FOR IRISH TALK WASHINGTON, Jan. tests and requests for courtmartlal against Admiral William M. Sims' recent remarks at Boston touch- ing on the Irish situation were re- ceived yesterday by Secretary Daniels. SELL TEXAS AVIATION FiELO FORT WORTH, Tex, Jan. ter many complications and delays the sale of the Taliaferro avialion field here on February 23 waa form- ally ordered today. The air field was established by the Royal Flying Corps of Uritain in 1917 for the train- ing of Canadian aviators and was af- terwards taken over by the United States government. BANDITS GET DETROIT, Jan. 'armed bandits this morning entcrnd tht; north end branch of the Arnericfin State Bank, locked tho three em New Anti-Coalition Party for Britain Lord Robert and Lord Hugh Cecil and Lord Derby Against Lloyd George LONDON, Jan. connection with the decision of Lorfl Robert Cecil and Lord Hugh Cecil to join the opposition party In parliament, gossip also has connected tho name of the Earl of Derby, British ambassador to France, with a possible mo emeut to form a new anti-coalition party. The Earl of D wields great in- fluence with the Lancashire Unionists but opposes the protectionist group in the Unionist party and advocates a close alliance with France as op- posed to Mr. Lfoyd George's viewa regarding 'France. General Election In Britain Likely Next May or June London Hears Lloyd George Has Sent Word From Piris To His Party LONDON, Jan. 29. Lloyd George, says the. London Times, has tent instructions from Paris. for the coalition party machinery to be ready for a general electiott in May or June after introduction of tha budget early In April. It appears, the newspaper commenti, that the premier and chancellor of the exchequer have decided it is possible to Introduce a budget of which would allow considerable remission and thus afford a favorable opportunity for appealing to the country. Times' Says It's Right LONDON, Jan. (Canadian. As- sociated Times today de- clares that coalition organizers ava .actively preparing tor a general elec- tion and that it is the Intention oC the government to go to the country in May or June on an unexpectedly favorably budget. The prime minis- ter and chancellor of the exchequer; It says, have decided that it Is poe- siMc to introduce a budget of and have also satisfied them- selves that this would allow a consid- erable remission of taxation. Mean- while the government. is vigorously wielding the economy axe in various departments, especially in the minis- try ot transport where two expensive branches have bsen cut off. MORE ELECTRIC POWER FOR RJJRAL ONTARIO; FARMERS MAY HELP WANTS BRITAIN TO CEASE BUILDING ANY MORE CAPITAL SHIPS LONDON, Jan. London TImGH states that the sub-committee of the imperial defence committee which will not recommend that Great Britain cease build in K capital ships, but will oppose any vital change In naval policy until the dominions and Intlia are consulted. This would vir- tually postpone further consideration ot tho question unt.. after the meet- ing in .Tune of the imperial council at which all the dominion! will be re pro MOted. TORONTO, Jan. pow- er could supplied to many agricul- tural districts throughout Ontario at a reasonahlo cost, according to R. T. Jeffrey, of tha engineering staff of the hydro-electvfc power cum mission, in an address yesterday afternoon at tho annual inRcting of the Ontario utilities sssociation. The commission had plans for solving the problem nC supplying the nival districts with power, Mr. Jeffrey stated. The one ho thought the least expensive was a plan by which the farmers would dig ployees in a rear room and escaped j the poKlholes. erect the yiolea and with The bandits compelled Blring thn under the cashier to hrius the money from of a aiujitrinlendeii a safe. hydru commission. the supervision supplied by the Thirteen Year Old Edmonton Boy Hero EDMONTON, Jan. ford Hough, aged 13, it the; hero of Rosa Flats today. Left alone in the home of hie parents, Mr. and Charles Hough, at 9537, 101 tt street, the boy succeeded in saving his four younger bro- and sisters from a terrible fate when a gasoline lamp ex- ploded Friday evening and the frame house went up It waa a near tragedy and it only due to the boy'i ability to get the younger ones outL of them little better than chil- dren In arms, that a fatality waa averted. HHfC.Pl! Town Delighted With-News Re- ceived From Divisional Superintendent (From Our Own Correspondent) CARDSTON. Jan. letter dated Jan. 25, 1321, was received to- day by the president of Cardston Board of Trado from Mr. Macintosh, superintendent of the Lethbridge di- vision ot" the C. P. R., to the effect, that the new Cardston will he started AS soon as the frost In out of the ground this spring. Also that cindering ot tho roads will be taksn care of as soon as the excavations have been made for the new station. This is good newa for Cardston. ALABAMA SIURDBR RING TO WIPE OUT DRY SQUAD TUSCUMBIA, Ala., Jan. ficient evidence to establish tho exist- ence of a murder ring, determined to exterminate all officers of the law who might attempt to interfere with the manufacture of moonshine whis- key is claimed by State Solicitor Henry Jones. Tho solicitor has been Investigating the killing near here a week ago of one prohibition officer and the wounrHng of two others. MANITOBA TOWN, FIRE BOWSMAN, Man., Jan. of unknown origin destroyed the general storn of Parks Brothers here on Kri-, with an estimated loss of partly covered by insurance.. ;