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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta T if I 1 iVOLUME X1H. SIXTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, JCNE 3, SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 1-17 1865-1920 Yi'hat Is Belief at Lundbreck and 'Cowiej- Where iThe.v Have 'I: Sold Tart or Holdings. I TWO RANCHES HAVE BEEN DISPOSED OF (From Our Own Correspondent) LUNDBRECK, Alts., June The Doukhobors have sold the Ftr Grove ranch and the'.Backus ranch which joins it to Major Wallace Sharp" and' Mr.'W. Larmer. These properties contain about nine hun- dred acres, ''.This is the first of the holdings which trie Doukho- bors have disposed of in the prov- ince of Alberts. -The fact that the Doukhcbors have started to dispose of- their r Holdings fh trits district may'mean that they or'rather Peter Ve'rl- gin, who Is their- leader and dicta- tor, has decided to prov- ince of Albcrtai Americans Grab Control of German Steel Concerns BERLIN, June States iron qnd steel masters have every rea- son to congratulate .themselves on the. success '61' their plans for Invading German industry, says an article in The newspaper as- Kerts that recent large purchases of German Iron steel osten- sibjy" for Dutch account, were really for-American account and that at the hoard meetings of these Germua rcniarkabjo. .disclosures would FrorriPlague At Veta Cruz JIBX1CO 1 Slate authorities at have accept- ed tlfe offer of the United States gov- ernment to Bead a sanitary detach- mcnt and supplies to that-city for the purpose "of .combatting .the spread ot bubonic sirs a dispatch that city to the -Newspaper Universal. VERA. CRUZ.-'tT.iyf? Tiirie per- sons .who were-takfiji tu Hin -isolation' hospital follftwips attacks, of !he bubonic Prague, Jiav.fe. died, and three others are In" condition. No flew'caaes have beejSV'UscpYeK'4 I" the last two days, biit'tijiej a hospital are unde'rsipbBervalJon. 1 KING GEORGE V. Whose 55tK Birthday Is Being Celebrated Today Throughout-the-British i. Empire, LQNDON, (By'Cnnad- iaa Associated I'resl.) King George's oath birtlidny-tpday pro- duces many Ipipar eulogistic ref- erences. Tlie official coletratiou will take plnco ou Saturday _wben the pre- mier's list of honors is published. The customary ministerial din- ners have been suspended. Tho colonial list of honors, which ivas published today, contains no Can- adian names, but a number of knighthoods, etc., go to other. dominions. Rev. Dr. Chown Touches on In- ternational Relations in Washington Speech. WASHINGTON, Jtmo hope that Canada and the United States be drawn into deeper sympathy and closer co-operation 'Tor the- fnlnrc safety of the was expressed yesterday by Dr. Samuel D. Choivn, general superintendent-of the Metho- dist Church in-Canada, In a conven- tion hold at.the university there. Tbero have been reports of be- Canadians and Americans, he Raid, but tha utter absence ol prepara- tions on either side ot the border-line against naval or military attack is, he thought, a suro slgu of the mutual trust which already nils our- hearts and inspires our national relations. Dr. Chown said that Canada's chief duty was to play the role of inlerprc ter between the United Stales ant Groat Britain. venture to he contln netf, "that 'Llttlo Johnny Canuck' un derstands the psychology ofv Uncle Sam an.1 .John Dull more intimately than cither of them understands the other." Or Chown was Introduced by Wil- liam Jennings Bryan, who declared that tils United Slates and Canada re- mained 'rivals In honorable effort to excel in example. The Ideal Is one :thing that cannot be restrained by tar- Iff laws or customs offices, he said. Canadian Council of Agriculture Wires Government Asking Continuance. ASK A YEAR AND PARSONAGE WINNIPEG, June Be Budget Resolutions Will Up: in'! Committee-at Friday'Session. OTTAWA, June-. 2.--Tho house to- day disposed of a quantity of more o less routine business and adjournet at p. m. until Friday afternoon There, was sonie-'consitierable discus siou of "the questJon of'the re-organ' zatioii of the staff of the house of com mon's. McTHastcr, ot Brome, brough uprth'.o queatidh'of'.the 'worklnK hour p.t the house.. He bera by declaring he StSarstood, thi. follbrfing the all-night of the "lUtle bad no .bconUo bed at Rhode parsonage as the.minimnm pay for a married Methodist minis- ter was endorsed unanimously, at the .fourth quarterly meeting ot the "Winnipeg South, district, yesterday. Vote Today In Election, Athabasca Canr ailian govcrniiicnt today received a Iclc'grahi fi'oin tlic Canndiiiu Gotiiicil of Agri- cullui-c urging Dial liecessm-y sfcps lit1, liilicirly have the power of tlio Canadian wheat board conlinucd at least I'ov .another year. A' reply lias .liccn senl promising consideration of (he rcqufsl. thousand dollars a year and a I replied that alU'ihe jounger boy wew Bent hoase at 9 36 although h admitted.that'some.of the pages migh worfcunder a haninhlp The questlon-jWis one however, fo the to and it njjpht bi to employ, pagea oC more maiur oft Ing for the bill for mariners H H Cente .yaiicpuvcr. asked, th'nt the bill over tor a exhaustive stud ot comhlio I? Tim 611 werit-.tlirougb.committee and was gi erf'third reading. i. Third reading was given to the bll amending the Norlhwe'it Game thehouso will consider bndget resolutions In Th order Business, prolits ia UriK- charges, income ATHABAS.CA, Aita., June With bright, clear wtather over the whole constituency, tbe voting today promises heavy in the to select a member for the. Alberta legis- lature to Till the seat made vacsnt: by the death of Hon. A. G. McKay. The campaign was brbuaht to' a close last -night by a fairly well-' attended meeting in this town, at which Hon. J. R. Boyle, provincial attorney general, representing George Mills, the Liberal candi- date, and Lieut.-Col. J. K. Corn- wall, D.S.O., Independent candi- date, spoke. NliLLION-DOLLAR FIRE -IN STANDARD OIU.PLAN Kansas, June Standard OHACompany's pumping si jnore than a-in lion dollars, was destroyed by fire la yeslerdaj-.. Tho'flre still burnin last'nlgbt and beinp rectejl toward keeping the tismes fro rSa'clilnB tn-o llfty-thoiisand tiarr both ol which'are nearly rentier: Nitii of Italy Makes ProposalsVp for That.Purpose. L03ELY FOLLOWS V-WIliSON'S SUCGEST10N .PARIS, June N'itti, of lias made to Jugo-Slavia now ompromlpo proposals fnteudeil to olve ,the Adriatic tiueslion, says-a Ipatch to the "Matin. Val-ien'. Wilson's stlpulatioua rel- live {p (he eartern boundary ol Julian ?cnetfa ias; been followed, witli :a ow sllKht modifications, vhleii arc the purpose of asauring-the de- a q( the It is said Vtiboaia; of Fiume, would under Italian sovereignty. The liar- >or, howeTerl be placed under he administration ol tbe league uf ations, while.the. suburb of Sussafe gtreh to tbe Jugo-SIavs. .With, tlio ...exception of Lussia, sit- Rted 'In the Oul( qf Quareno, aoutb we'st'-of the islands along tb'e .coast-would go to Jugo-Slavia, which' country would also receive oil >almatla, e'icopt the port of Zara, or wtiich an .autonomous fiovcrnincnt planned. Conference Is Considering Housing Plan LONDON, June prob- lems.made acute all over lUe world by iho war. are being studied hero today j by several hundred delegates .by tho[ firtst Inter-allied bouting and town' planning congress, which opened itsj sessions at Central Hall. WeMmlnster, i this morning. j Hepresentatives uf Cauuda and i British dominions, France, Spain, Swedeu, Holland, Belgium, Flu-; land, Vue United Jtaly Japan, ilcuiuauui, j Sium and Uruguay are fn attendance.; Collection and coordination of avail-i able Information to the construc- tion ot dwellings and stimulation of official effort are amonp tbe objects of .the meeting. One ot the chief aims ot Lite congress irlH be the feniiiikiuon uf a sell erne of international tion !iy which family may'be provided proper housing vitMn a period of 20 years. Manufacturers Are Present Welcomed Premier Stewart, v.v l VISITORS .HEAR.MOKE TALK OF Toronto Tailors Protest Present Luxury Taxes TOHOXTO, June a ineetlug of the merchant tailors nf 'Onlario here yesterday, it- was decided to ask :Iie federal government not to collect lie tun per cent, tax on the whole irice of suits costing more than Jii and overcoats .over tlie cost In excess ot those prices. rVhite and Negro Sriteri tiuh at Newport, England White ,rnesra- siUors clashed in street night and early this mpnitng Large crowds awembled Win e.'were smMhed'and a number oC badly damaged Several revol ahpU werp. resulted in Several combaUnts, bowerer jnte badly beaten, and sailor arrested Careful html LID Qf_th4 crowdyjjf a 'arEft force "police finally reared order encounter whither as caused by Quarrel 'over ii. woman, recalled aiin lar; rioting last- year. CALQAHV. JUDC The V nual industrial congress open I tig .-tU, ulfracted several hundrei incss men sind farmers1 from aH uf the. country. A feature IhL- yyptarancc uf- 200 members of' Canndian Maitufaelu'rers' and the wcatlier iiian on h'U'gbptl behavior. Vresldent Tkl. A. 'Bnnsii op'oned tlie copsrcss and I'rcinler Stevv-, also decided to ask that the new tax je applied only to orders taken alter. May 19, the date the "budget was. published. A meeting of the Ontario- Retail Merchants Association here yesterday look similar ground ivith regard lo the budget. l art welcomed the .delegates anil >-'rs. In his address he emphasised __j the value to (be country of tbe They f efiort has made the A TARIFF an .annual ,affair. dent Howard of tho AssociKtlbn had said, the .work of the congress is on a big scale, "inanaged by njeii of vision who are helping to liut the west on the map and develop a spirit of co-operation throughout the Dominion: Irrigation Discussed Col. Dennis discussed irrigation, 'nni; of the Important problems of the west, and F. II. -peters, commissioner of rigqtton, spoVc, along the T.'AI HornlbrooV president of Board of Trade, and' Mayor'R. G. Mar-' of added their general note .of k ThflV; sueecUes were concluded b'y R. JiJi Bennett. This afternoon the" delegates Vure sightseeing and tonight tbe ces3ton will close with a'Oinner fit the Palllper and west, during which a of lotv lures on tree planting" be deliv- ered by .Mr. Archibald Miller, of Al- berta.1. of the Intention of 1 the association to have tree planting undertaken by the western farnierR and other, prairie dwellers, was made today by Mr. llohson Black, reclctary of tbe association. The tour to. bo made by the special car will include till the principal points iu Manit6ha Saskatchewan anil Alberta. The is to be'fitted up with motion picture apparatus, ami- Is capable of holding one hundred Mr. Black slatcJ that the Idea, n: growing trees on the prairie was no for the purpose of grovyfng timber but to form "wind-breaks" for the yro lection of the crops. HAD NO QUORUM and uuwaverhg unity of .ZrtT-1 spired the people of the empir: their defense nf British IJcais and !Jtr.< after Ihu scheduled.time for tin I morning to-open, only would result in mutuall lems In limns of Brillsh Institutions. Pacing now prob- benefit. He drew attention to tho of money in tlid West lo carry ou Its and he looked manufacturers for help in Ihla direc tlon. Bui, ho lo say, this BELGIAN CABINET CHANGES June Itenkcn, minister of the interior, has resigned from that office, ami has been appoint- ed minister of slate. M. Jasper, Inin. ister of economics, will replace M, ken In tho iopartment. hefp would not ho a sacrifice but ;i gain lo'the manufucturers. "Co-operation." said the Mayor, "h the basis of succoas in any enterprise appnrdnl or under cover, AVo desire cnt It was a big taak, but ore that-waa lopcn, liearly, and .ungrudging co-opcr- admirably performed. Coal Will Draw Manufacturers H .was !i sociable gathering, with short and bright speeches, and a hcme-liXc atmosphere prevailing, with every one at case, ano hosts and guests meeting ono another in a spirit of fellowship. K remained for Jos. Rnmsay, ot Edmonton, to bring j lioaio Iho (rue Inwardness1 of Ihe visit nnd of lhc gathering when, speaking ol the future possibilities o[ manufacturing In Alberta, he said that It .was not n case nf the manufacturers being iftflucnced to CCmo here, but of thelh. coming iiera nlion. are sure you are fully in sympathy." lils Worship drew at- tention to the fact that notwithstand- ing Ihft 'tnany rtlfflrultles which con- froiiled.'the clly in tho "3 years of Its being, it has made progress from a mere handful of people to nearly from a few buildings and Ictits lo the substantial and beautiful city the manufacturers witnessed. Ho re- ferred to the great agricullurA! wealth and to tho-'Cdal resources which to- gether with theiyoung and virile man- hood of live dislrlcl, laid thp opportun- ity for dovclopmcijt. members, S. wo assure His'. present. ?.IaJoKty of our c.oiiviction that a alnil- tfir spirit of unity and equally high re- solve will Inspire all.His Majesty's In their lo maintain anil Fitrontflhcn Ihosc bonds which have so happily joined to KOthor in the pasl. BRITISH FLAG IS BURNED AT WASHINGTON WASHINGTON, Junn 3.-- ft Women who said they were sympnlbtzcrs with the cause of frlsh freedom burned a JJrilish flag in front of the treasury ff building ycslerday and paraded ff with banners calling on the United Slates lo force Great Britain la pay interest on Its d'elil lo America. Tho women were not molesled. Ncsbitt and J. W Keveral nlli ers had drifted In and out. but neve (n numbers suDiclently large-to bcgli it is slill hoped, however, t hold a session today. SELLING SASKATCHEWAN WOOI Sask., June matcly ?75 contracts have been et lered Into Als season by wool grOT ers in this province and the Canadia Co-operative Wool Growers, Ud., ur der which the growers' clips will, t marketed through the cooperatlvi These" contracts represent over sheep and over pounds'of woe already definitely In fight. malcly 150 contracts have been t( celved from .Manitoba. HEAR STATEMENT OF POLICY OF ITALIAN HOMK, June chamber f deputies has conseuled to hear on Jun 0 the statement on II pdttcy, ;