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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta yOLTJMEXIII. SIXTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES NUAIBKH >''provincial Secretary's Heporl 'Shtfws 93 Branches. With Membership. RESOLUTION URGES ACTION ON 1'ENSIONS (Special'to tho Heraiqi FERN1E, Juno afternoon session-of the Great War Veterans' Association, convention sitting hero was taken up entirely with tbe con- sideration 'of an' interim report from the resolutions committee. The committee conststs-of Ian Jiiac- Mrs. Garland Fos- ter, secretary? Stone, ot-VJctorla; Bar- nard, of New Westminster; Williams, Of Trail; :j'Coopqr, "and Blythe, of Golden. Their "first 'report- started- an iriated discussion which at times grew .strenuous but'at all-times evinced a .notable spirit of unanimity, coupler .a get at tbe inside oi all matters' brought before' them b> {heir most Important committee. time; when the ''resolution committee, retired for consolation the .report of the editor of the Veter ans' Weekly, Mr. Paige, was received That: institution had paid out for eipeoses and and .the -recommended -the adoption 6f the prize method of increasing tho circulation'61 tho paper. It would re quire' J1.500 for this-'purp'ose'and th' association was asked to provide sue) an report-was'Teferrei '.to the committee on ways T wire Edgctt''fo tp ;hls failure-to. hi 'present'In-his capacity of Commis to look after tho in terest, of the command at OJ VVaiit Action on'Penalonii a( regarding cblbge's r pebstent.-matteTs, 'reported from th --resolutions'.committee, was adopte asking that the per centage of' disability aliowcil by loca boards-of'examiners, if satisfactor not reduced.'b the .-federal pension board, was cai A Te'Ep.lutlon looking to changes regi latlng to pensions .to .mon trbo- ha served in E. F. and their sub sequant rating after having been trea ed at Balfour or Relief, after some cusslon, Was; laid- oS'er to tomorrow. Then came a resolution Velating loj. appointment of retiirned jneu to or other public service positions, This part of tho resolutions committee's report took up the remaining time of tho afternoon session and after th'c adoption ot the resolution which af- firmed, in a general sense, the prin- ciple of tho appointment of returned Koldierfl. everything being eijuvC Iho convention adjourned to tomorrow morning. Delegates Carmlchale, Foster, Tail, Stone, Montgomery, Axon, Bryant, of Penile, and others took part In the discussions. Attending G.W.V. A. Convention, Ferule Irish Rebeli In Clash With The For First Time Make Customer KngiD He Is Paying the Luxury Tax OTTAWA, Juno the Intention of the ittt tliat the purchaser shall pay the luxury tali and know that he Is tald Mr. G. W. Taylor, assistant commissioner of customs awliUnt deputy minister of Inland revenue, in a statement in'regard Important ruling on the new budget. Furthermore, every person telling or dealings In'.the article upon which the taxes are imposed, may, according to submitted by the minister of finance, be required by the minister to tike out a'n annual license therefor, which license may be or withdrawn in. the case of those obviously falling to comply MRS. GARLAND FOSTER Of Nelson, B.C., only- woman delegate attending tho convention of the B.C. command'now in 'session at Fernie. She Is taking a leading'part in the deliberations. 0.' Manro; Chase, Mrs. Garland i'yster, of Nelson, in addition .to being-A delegate, also rcpresents the Daily News and tho Vancouver World. Mr. Paige, a Van couver press repre- sentative, and Senjpr, by name, though, not by.age, is -representing tho Sun of Vancouver. J. Cameron, provincial secretary of the Saskatchewan Com- mand, is a visitor 16 tho convention. Thos. Longworth.'.'presiderit of tho Lethbridgq is 'the fraternal delegate from Alberta. PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY AFFIRMS THE LOYALTY OF THElHURCH Saturday Morning Session From .Their Excellencies, The Duke and Duchess, of Spoke for 15 Minutes in Reply to Address Presented OTTAWA, June great tea- swerving loyaitJY.and of our desire TRANSFER FISHERIES' OTT A wX, J un e ord cr-in-c oim- cil gazetted this .week jirovldes for the transfer of the fisheries branch of tho department- of. naval; Ee'rfice to tho rOf'marJne and fisheries that- the I general superintend sh'alHn future be en minister ot fl5heHes.''r'Elsheyies. regulations :wil In future come under the minister 6 marine ana fisheries. Mrs..Foster, the only lady delegate present, demonstrated tho feminine turo .of this morning s session of the gencjal assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Canada, was.the visit.of their excellencies, the Duke and Du- chess of Devonshire to Chalmers Pres- byterian church, In'order to formally welcome tho'assembly to tho Domin- ion capital. Their excellencies arrived at tho Charge Made By Qhe of Wood's Managers Against ricpub- licnn Leaders. CHICAGO PREPARING FOR BIG CONVENTION CHICAC1O, Juno.'S.'-DlESgnscment between Gen. 'Wood and his managers over whether lb.3 Republican'national committee had been steam-rolling his delegates has furnished the incident f t uus imuiaucu UIU IjIutUUUC of al matters vhich was needed to wind up tho in which she was Interested and add crt not it little to the liveliness of tho discussion. Report Shows Growth Tho report of the provincial secre- tary Is too lengthy to permit of a re- port In full hero, but it showed a grati- fying condition the command throughout tho province. The number at brunches had grown from A S last year to S3. with six more in the coiirso ot organization, 'The membership had Increased from to Tho financial condition or the command, though In a sound con- dition, .Was in need o! moro assist' ance, A resolution endorsing the- claim for reparation being presented to tho al- 1 lied council by tho Dominion govern- ment adopted -without discussion just-Before adjournmant. Thijro will be no session this-even- Ing. Tho.whole convention-will attend the board o( trade banquet at tl o'clock. The Delegates Present FBRNIE, June annual coil of Ihe d. W. V. A. was opened here tills morning with 3C .delegates present. Second Vicc-Presldent HOB- neil.of Vancouver presided and read prealdcnVs report. Secretary Urinnan submitted his report 'as sec- retary and also tho report of the (teas- iirer, All reports, werb referred to Ihe various committees to consider and report hack to the afternoon session. Tho delegates present are ns fol- lows: Vancouver, Hannctt, Wnrbiirtcn, Kelly, Uiitterworlh, Lennox, MacKen zle, Paige, Munday and Drlnnan; vic- Stone, Alton and Tail: New .Westminster: Tupper and T. A H.irnard; North Vancouver; V. Nello; Prince Uujtert, Kelly; Slocnn: D. H Scott; -Mcrvillo and Conrtenay, niley; Knilerby, Robinson; Proctor, H. Ma jots', Nelson, Mrs. Garland Foster and A. C. Dee; Ulster, Dell; Point Gray Oftrmichael; Kamloops, Cooper; J. W. Williams; rut, Meadows, D IJonaldson; Cloverdale, C. MAC dL- laatloi jllltoni .Corbiu, a up Kppubllcau convention preliminaries with a three-ring fiulsli. Although Senator ot the lenera.l's denounced -ho'declslons of the committee which lavo seated -towden over Wcoil contcslants as a. "steam roller" [iroocdure, Gen. Wood ;himsei5t, has followed-It up with a personal slatc- ment expressing confidence In the fair- ness of Chairman 'lia'ys and disclaim- ing any belief (Hat Ihe'cominitteemct] are permitting thoir personal prcjud ices as to can6idales, to. enter into tho deliberation which will determine tho1 character1 of delegations. Steam-roller tactics liavo not np' reared In tho pr.elimlnHry elnco'tbe Tatt-Hoosevclt congest, of 1912, and IL adds to tlic noise and confusion in which the urilnslrncted delegates, so lo- speak, are having some difficulty in locating tho -band wagon. This Is tho last day of the national committees doIiberMiong on coflcsis Ihe sfato delcgallons, inilesa something suddenly fs upset, anil tha commltleemen will bo freo to toko part in confcreilces on Sunday and Jtondny wliicti. play n, large part in shaping tho destinies ot the ctmvcii- tlon. Delegates Arriving The-blg influx of delegates vis. llors la expected tomorrow and lion- day. Railroad officials say they are being taxed for equipment because of the extra sleepers and diners needed to carry the crowds. leaders ot tho National 'Women's party who plani.ed to picket the con- vention liall to emphasize Ibelr de- mand for a platform plank-nrglng the States to complete ratification of tho suffrage amendment; havo opened headniinrters across tho street from the Coliseum. Threo big purple, whilb and gold banners wero unfurled and the women under the leadership ot Alice 1'aul, prepared lo open an ncllv6 campaign among tho national.. contmitteemcn dclecates us Ihey. arrlvo. church by motor car from Rideau Hall promptly at 11 o'clock, accompanied by a number of aides and ladles-in- waiting. As. the vice-regal party rived at the church tho audience, which filled the cburch, rose while the organist played the national anthem. _ TJiefr excellen.cles .were the- church, door Camp- bell, secretary 'of the' general "asseni; lily, and ;Bev. Dr, Stiwaji, of Hajifax. Dev. Dr. Campbell walked Reside his excellency, whlla tho Duchess of Dey- onshiro was acconinanled by Dr. Stewart. Address Presented At the platform the Duke and Du- chess were greeted by tho moderator, shaking hands and chatting for a mo-, ment Then the moderator presented the following address, which was pre- sented to bis excellency: "Under your wise guidance the "Do- minion of Canada has continued to share -in the achieved by the empire and her allies in tho late war, [he happy termination of which has occurred during your administration, and while we realize that the coun- try Is facing many serious and diffi- cult problems, we have- implicit confl- ncnce that under your statesmanship a wiso and permanent solution speed- ily will be found. "The visit of His lloyal Highness, tha Prince ot Wales, during the payI year was. an event ot outstanding im portanco. By his personal charm, ho won the afCection of the people Canada and cemented even moro firm ly the ties of empire. pray, that tho continued sojourn with us both of yourself and her ex cellency may bo of great pleasure tvns reported on flro 150 miles east rt Fire Ifiianil. early this mbrnlng, later that Ihe ffrc was un and tlio proceeding i CHINESE PREMIER WANTS TO RESIGN PBKINQ, Juno cabl- net situation remains, unchang- ed. General Chin Yung Peng. tito premier, was given a leave of absence when he of- fcred his resignation recently. ft Is determined to quit the of- fire, while the president per- slsl." In his refusal to accept the resignation. Discussion of a possible successor to Iho prfi- mler Is going on In political ft -J ;