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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. SIXTEEN PACiES LETHBHIDGE, ALBERTA.xFRIUAY, JULY 9, 1920 .SIXTEEN PAGES .NUMBER SIGN TERMS Accept Allied .Plan to Disarm, But Action Was Taken Under Protest. STRONGLY PROTEST FURTHER OCCUPATION BURNHAM RESIGNS PETERBORO, July H. Burnham, M.P. boro, hat resigned from the house of commons. Mr.. Burnharh de- clared of foreign affairs J yeaterda> however Spa. presence >yas dot needed at Poison Booze Taken in Raid; Lives Saved BRITAIN PAYING OFF DEBT TO ARGENTINA BDHNOS AlllISS, July Jiienls have made hy tlio British KOvornmcnt-tn-liquidate Its debt of to Argentina. It is pro- posed lo make this payment hy meet- ing portMk'ally the'lnlercst on Argeil- HUB'S oit.evnKl debt heltl in London. The July I payment has been made nncl (Ircat Britain has already liqui- dated haff-oMier debt which was for payment for'grains, miylng off ob- amounting to 55D.POOOOO which on-ct! United Slates banlicrs. ARMENIAN CASE CONSIDERED .luiy Inlcrnalional' conference.of Armenian committees. consisting of delegates from France. j Great Ilriwln, Iho Untied Slates, llaly, SivilzBrland, (irccce. Denmark, N'or- (way and Sweden- assembled in I'arls ;yoslenlay. A dispnlch was forwarded jto President Wilson-expressing UK] deep appreciation' ami gratitude WJN'NIPECI, the whole Ithe conference' for. Ihe crn" In .Manitoba Is very I-which" I'resiclcnl Wilson has constantly Saya ah .official report WINDSOR, of-thousands of people were saved by a rald'condlicted at Detroit yis- terday by'Jos. A. secret service'ageny the arrest of three men and confiscation of COO of ppifionous 'Hquqr, empty bottles with corks, a similar .numhir ,of: counterfeit Canadiah government .inland enue stamps, and an equal number of counterfeit; labels cf- Imperial' manufactured -.by the Hiram Walker distillery, Walker- ville, Onta'rio, Sol Seamon, Isidore Lurlvilch and Harold Arnold are being held, the on ball, while Jhe last-named is still in Jail. The mixture In the :hands of trie Detroit municipal chemist and it is thought to contain at the very lowest estlrnate 10 per cent, of. wood WARSAW, July Press Bolshevik forces" have broken through the Polish alines south of the Dvirja river in drive designed to over-run' Lith- uania and form a contact with East Prussia according to an offi' cial statement here late last night. The soviet army Is Using infan- try, cavalry, artillery, airplanes and tanks and the desperately to check the advance along the northern front against which tjie enemy is throwing In crack divisions. On the southern front. General Buddeny, wrth Rovno in his pos. session, ts advancing Jn the direc- tion of Lemburg. which is-ohly. 180 miles from Warsaw. KOREANS WOULD EUECT MEMBERS TO JAP DIET Juh diet jester day-received .H petition Elgned, by six hundred Koreans ailing that Korea lie given representation in tlie diet Cabinet Possibilities R. f GREEN, MP F. B. McCURDY, 'M.P. Member (otjKootcnay.- D.C. Member HomLA. Taschereau t Quebec's New Premier 1 QUEBEC, July L A, Taschereau, attorney- geneial of the province, sworn in as piemiei of Quebec at 10 15 this morning ,Hon. ean M P P tlie preui ier of Queb.ecv-SrJs.born iii Quebec .March'5. is.therefore 53 years of age.- He Is a son ot Hon. Leon Thnm'as Tachereau and Josephine T icbprcau whose father (vassal one time lieu- Ihe province, He is lawjtr ing teen educated at the Quebec "eminary unnersitv _ 'i the bar in 1SS9... He began Mi is professional career as a Sir Charles Klected to legis- .liiturb Tor" the Moiilniorency" con- stituency.-in 1300, and called to the "eabinct' minister of public. in 1S07, and has been a member oMhe cabinet "over since that-'timd- lie has three sous and' two daughters'.ami ia a J oman Citbolic Ottawa Not Sure Whether Meighen's _. i New :Cabinet MusWSeek Re-Election ITALIANS EASILY HOLD AVLONA, IN ALBANIA LOXDOX, July fefcrence lo the rumors Itat the Itnlians'have evacuated Avlonr., Albania, the Hal-, ian embassy here announces that up to Wednesday the Kalians .still liuld the town in force and that the Alban- ian attacks were being easily re- pulsed. Tho Kalian embassy, at Piiris on Tuesilay night Issuctl a formal denial Russian Soviets Accept Terms Laid Down by Gt. Britain for Reopening World Trade COPENHAGEN, Russian government, agreed .recommence (iallons for a ree'umRtloii of trade with the outside world on the basil laid down by..the British government ;-Tn the .negotiations with M. Krassln. the Bolshevik minitter of, trade and commerce. A is leaving for. England with thfs purpose In view. Some Parts of Manitoba Are Now Needing Rain for Armenia, The conference, which Is being pro- sided over by Victor Hsrard. r'rcnch minister of.publlc Instruction, address- ed a letter to the supreme council al Spa asking that the engagements taken-with regard lo-Armenia he kept and that dispositions he made lo sus- tain Ihu republic of Armenia. WEEK.TOR SEAMEN OBNOA. Jiily Intcrnalional Seamen's Conference has adopted by a vote of 48 to 30 nn amendment to Article 1 of tho. stamen's 'convention a strict enforcement of the 43-hour week for seamen, Tho-vole came after a healed discussion In IKo British, defegates to the con. ferenco declluol to vote for Article 1 und, submitted h itrononal providing out this afternoon by the pro- vincial department of agriculture, H Is staled thai reports (roiii probably per cent. o[ Iho points are entirely sal- IsJaclory while from olhers (hero is some word of-lack of. recenl rains. There Is no suggestion of crop fail- ure, howler. uVm' inriicallons run from "fair to very eomt." Jinny wheat fields ore headed or hcaulng. A fairly early harvest ls: expected, (iraashon- liors. have been successfully foughl with poison, though they continue Ihelr work In some districts. HICKSON PATIENTS TOnONTQ, July S.- IMPROVED -Distinct Im- provoment In sonio cases and almoat complete recovery In 'the condition of a number of (nvaliil? who received that tho Ion Albanians Lad taken AY- U.S.D [LEGATES TO Financial Congress of league of NalionsTo Ik.Held at Brussels, July 23. WASHINGTON, July Unit- ed Stales will lie represented iinofti: daily at the, Brussels financial con- Krosa under the League of Xjillbns'Oi! July 23, Secretary ot Stole Houston announces. Ttie representatives will be c'nosen within a riaya. Ii Is flauiied, the secretary Kaid, to send three representatives lo observe the proceedings and consider the discus- sion and official report. The Untied, Slnles cannol ho bound hy any of Iho conference Mr. Houston declared, adding that II was assumetl that none of the various foreign renresenlallves would have authority tr> make any asreemenls In behalf of Ihetr governments. Hrltain is sending llirce unofficial represenlallves, all economic eiperts, and if is likely that the majority of nations will send expcrls on economic and rcconalrucilon problems. ARGENTINA LIMITS FURTHER WHEAT EXPORTS DtjKXOS AIRKS, July exportalions of wheat from Argentina arc limited lo 500.000 Ions, accord- Ing to a decree Issued by President Iri- goyen yesterday. 000 toiiK R.rporle( super-lax law was enacted on June-Id brings the lota! lo t'ons which the government considers exhausts the remainder above domestic needs which Is oximrt. This, with the 900.- sftica tho wheat Famous "Double Shuffle" of MacDonald-Cartier Regime i May Have to be Advice 'New-Premier Has'Made No Announcements Yet the ministrations of Janit Hlckson, the faith were reported today by a member of jsccretnry-lrensnrcr of Tor a 43-hour, wopk for unglncors find Ihc commHtec, TJc naked junhlln school tumnl, fi.ioTecrs and a 5C-1iour week for dockjlhnt the names of-iho patients bo secretary of tho Cr.'gnry .withheld as well as lib own name, JTr.iilc. HANNA SECRETARY Moore Of CALbARY B. OF T. healer. July llanna. the Calgary be Ihe new Board of OTTAWA, July (Canadian 1 Press.) In preparation for the- coming cabinet reconstruction, law offices of the crown engaged' in study of debated: s section the senate- and- house of commons act. There is a popu- lar impression 'hat when deri government resigns tomor- row tho members of it who ac- cept office under the new premier cannot immediately resume their present portfolios without first go- ing to their constituents for re- -election. There would, so it has been claimed, have to he repeti- -tion of the famous "double shuffle" of the MacDonaldCartier regime, I.e., the ministers would exchange. portfolios for a day 'and resume their old portfolios on the day fol- -lowing1. i The act now provides that when- ever any minister of the crown "being at the time a .member of the" house of commons resigns his office" within one month after his resignation accepts any, of the said .offices (cabinet portfolios) he shalh not thereby vacate his seat unless the administration of which he was a member hit resigned 1 and a new admlnirtrati.oti has been formed and has occupied the said offices-" By one 'legal authority, this morning the "any of the taldroffkes" were Interpreted as Including the office now held by a cabinet minister and such mln- 'Ister, could therefore again take over -his portfolio without either resigning his seat In the house, or there being any necessity for a shuttle j To settle the point, how- ever, Icgaf opinion Is being sought. There' is no change today In thr political sitJatfon, Hon. Arthur Melghen Is enfldsed work- ing on his cabinet. Sir Robert will resign tomorrow. MAY -WITHHOLD ANNOUNCEMENT OTTAWA, July While Sir Robert Border. will tender his resignation as pre- -.rnier to the governor-general to- morrow, It is possible Hon. Arthur Meiflhen will reserve announce- ment of his cabinet until Monday or Tuesday. There Is a well-de- fined rumor to the effect that the cabinet lineup not be given oui until next week. Meighcn a Bouraasa .Inly Henri Rour- ;thc chieftain, Ing In Ls Devoir on Ihc .accession of lion. 'Arthur Mcfghcn lo the post of Mr. Meighcn rfiprwftnla in his pemni and tpinpcramenl, in hlsl nUHtiifG anil past iteclarntion-s.all j that- jingoism can offer that, Is nio.tl L THIRD PARTY IN nicnt of Mr. Meiglien secludes the new ministry from the last chance of re- cruiting adherents in the province of Quebec, or more exactly, among the Freach-Onnatlfaiis and ntnong -Cana- dians of origin not Anglo-Saxon. Quebec Tclegrapn QUKBEC, -July Telegraph, referring to the appointment of Hon. Arthur Mctghen, in part says: "The chief clement of strength of Iho new prime minister will nndouht- cdly come from the west, where he al- ivoys lived, and western influence is likely to be paramount in his cabinet." Shbuld Be General Election ST. .rOHNVM. a. Daily Telegraph.ttiis.'ttioriilng says regard- ing tho political situation1 at Ottawa, that there is only one way in which Ihe country's opinion of what ha si) ecu done, can be .learned, and that way la a general election. It says Ihc great- Hon. Mr. Arthur will en- counter is the impression formed by many thousands of Canadians that the new parly is only tho old Conserva- tive party un'der a new tillc, Unionist Liberals Are Tories WINDSOR, July that Arthur MoJghcn, leader ot the National Liberal Conservative party, is one of the bitterest, partisans in the Dominion of Canada, and that from Ihls time forward tho Guthrles, Gal- dcrs, BallanLynes and other Liberals who forsook their party .to..enter the Union government ranks must lie re- garded-as-straight Tories, anil dealt with as biller-enemies of Liberalism, (leorge P. Graham. Liberal candidate for ScmltrKssex, in an address at n plonk, where about ctiti- stituenls were gathered together yes- lord ay afternoon, delivered ono of the most, fcvere arraignments ol the re- cord of the Horcion ndmintslrallon ever hoard in the county of Sssex, THE IRISH PLANK Mail Vote of Third Party Gives No SoUce to Hears! and His Sinn Fein Opens Saturday in Chicago CHICAGO, July lo: scuisc cjiilprscinL'ut nf Ilic com-' nutlcc of-IS for a plank' favo'r- injj United States.iaid toward liisli'inilppcndi'iicii-wiii ilie .adverse rc- stills of a mail vote, it was learn- ed today. Franli P. Walsh, who hi the unsuccessful hetwecii. tlie'-Hcpubli- can and DeiiiocValiu conven- tions, is-imngiiig'ii to Chicago, il-was said today, for presentn lion lo the convention Satufda; of-the cominiltce of 48 and.llv party. A majority of the tiiirfy ilicni sand persons voting on flin re cent which'indud cd a plank anionj oilier op position against planks "submit fed un. foreign relations., pai licit hirly the Irish qticslion. Western Crops Are Highly Promising WINNIPEG, July crops In Western Canada arc probably as promising as, at time in the history of Canada, according to ,C. W. Murphy, general man- ager of the C. P. R. in Winnipeg, who_ returned to the city this following an extensive tour of the west. He reports that there Is not a "burnt blade "of grass In the country and that, In some places' the wheat is, com- mencing to. head .out. Business in the west .is promis- ing, but there is a serious shortage of labor and steps will have to be. taken to rerredy this before the harvest said Mr. Murphy. Nova Scotia Nominations Constitnciicy ot Pllllcrton JjlbcraTJ Halifax constUucndj L Cuniidl Liberal. v Koljcrts, A. C. Svvlck- er, L. J. Hcbb-anil Foster servatives. lusti firm or, A. J. MacGllllvray. Farmer. No Evidence of Sugar Shortage in Canada Now OTTAWA. July Is at the prcscnl limn nn of a sugar ?tiorlagc In Cnratl.i.'It Is. Flalcd in an official report published in conncc- llcm with' trnll sldiatfon the cleparlmcnt of agriculture. During the pasl monlh a cpmprcheTiRiye- survey of Iho sHiialibn'has'been ami !t la fonnrl [hat refinery is M-Orhing full capHf-lty. A shortage o( berry boxes and. fruit packages generally Is (eared if Ilic fruit orop tondilions con- Unuc fnvorablo. NEW-YORK FUNDS Bourassa. argues .the XBW: YORK. .Tnly ex chniige firm. Demand 4-5; cab lea 3-S. Canadian, dollars SS.12, Ottawa May Sue The New Premier For Income Tax OTTAWA, July new premier of Canada may be among the civil servants to.be eucd by the city for non-payment of income tax. Hon. Arthur Melghen Is among those vyho have reported to the board of control by the city collector for non-payment, of in- come tax due in June, The others include several cabinet: ministers and prominent government'offici- als. The city solicitor has instructed to take Icijal action to enforce payments, The refusal ts pay the Income tax Is not due to any financial In- ability, but to a difference of opin- ion as to whether civil servants are legally liable income taxes this year. PROHIBITION PLEBISCITE NB, July est is very keen on the balloting on the quesiton whether New Brunswick is to tiniie a prohibition province or 36 wet, or adopt a compromise go in for beer and light winesT" Aside from statements, -tn L the churches and at meetings of cer- tain societies, there has been no platform -speaking, but there 'h'as been a Tot of keen letter writing In the newspapers on the question involved in Saturday's plebiscite. It Es expected that women voters will have a consTderable Influence on tomorrow's results. Passenger and Freight Rates on British Roads 'WiUTakeaBJgJijniR LONDON, A. are making a dt- ficiency at a rate of yearly-and the mlnlstry_of trans-' port_ are devising for mak-, ing" them sslf-supporting by June of next year, whfch meant the col- lecting of between sixty enty millions of additional rev- 10 months, 93 fares will not be raised until September. Fares have already been increased SO per cent. It is expected that the Increase will be at per cent; and a big jump in freight rates Is af'so likely. Burdett District Farmers Quite Willing to Concede Rainmaker Hatfield Trial At the of the United Agricul- tural association of IJurdelt. which has made the arrnngenients lo have Rain- maker ll.Ulleld visit that district, the Herald publishes the following: The Hurdelt and district- farmers are well pleased wllh the recent boost of Ihelr nltempl to set Mr. Halficld lo Iheir neighborhood lo try and in- duce Ihe clouds lu empty their con- tents over their lands. Tho 'small piece of prose at the liead of the artiolo the whole matter in a nutshell and will hear reproduction, the black letters heins ours Mid not Mr. Mar- nocb's: "There was a young man of Burdett Who wanted lo get bis skin wel Hy the rainmaker's art: Hut the r-Iouds broke apart So he sticks to his money, you The last line contains Ihe whole es- sence of Ihe contract, which In a tow words is '-N'o rain, no pay." It is rjiille understood that if .Sir. Hatficld can keep up his work for more ihau fourteen .years with the very stringent laws against fakirs in the U. S. A. Ihcn he must ho able lo accomplish somclhhig. .It imiflt he re- membered that, while the popular opinion is th.il he claims to make rain. Ibis Is mil so; Whal he claims is that ho is able to induce rain to fall if there is any in the very differenl propysitlon. I'rcsidenl Marnoch obtains a lot of chsap advertising for himself when he Issues such an article as the one re- ferrcil lo. There' is no question but (hut irrigation is an cicellent thing, but for the linrdelt people It Is In Ihs dim and distant future, and these peo- ple are quite within their rights If they choose lo try out the work of Jlr. Hat- field. It Is quite Irne Ihe majority. o< Ihe subscribers lo Iho fund are scep- bul Ihey are nuilc willing to expend a few dollars to finil ont themselves. They also know that It It Troves a success the very cosily pro- cess of irrlgiiiion will receive B set- back which will not be pleasant to the boosters for Ihls work, Tlie Burdett people are quite Inter- ested fo know i'res. Marnoch was al- lowed for his trips to .Ottawa" and Kdmonlon and we may add ate congratulating themselves Ihev- did 'not assist In finding fhis money as.-wlth tho exception of a N'l'a ad ;