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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUMB-XIH. TWELVE PAGES LETHBRTDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 1920 TWELVE NUMBER 16 J ary Decision Not Stand Under New vLaw. McMASTER ASKS FOR SUGAR" INFORMATION 1 23 Canadian house of commons adopt- ed for production ol nap era at todays sitting A R McMas tcr carried his" inoUon for the pro ductioh ot all .correspondence touch- ing the Issue of permits for the ex port of .sugar, and "Dr. A. Chisholm was granted, an prder for the produc- tion of correspondence del parlment of public works during the past three "years referring to fmpjwe meryj to the harbor ot Grand Etang, Hon V How ell tabled details of the inslfle chll service In Ot Protect Clats "A' Badges R.' i-C, Cooper (Vancouver South) isked _the what steps were being taken to prevent the unauthorized wearing: 'of military badges lie r.iid that this question was'off particular Interest to returned men, in a recent decision by a Calgar> magistrate anj person, might wear a class "A" for senlce overseas if It was'.noi used to benefit the -wearer Hugh Gulhrie said- IbSt the unauthorized nse ot milltar> badges bad been prohibited by order In conn cil unrler ft penalty of a'fine1 of and imprisonment for six The penalty clauses of this orderlncoiin til bad liowover, lapsed with the War Measure Act, and for time nb penalt} had been Iji effect' Amend South Again Visited By Nice Showers Two good fell In Leth- bridge night, and precipitation amounting toLJO inches wsro re- ported Tjiit brings the tola! for June to date to .33. This Is much leit than fell in most ether parts of thaLethbridgV rail- way division during the month, some points east cf Lethbr.dge hai Ing had two Inches of rain to date. C. Wt morning. ire that sood feii all slong the CroWi Nest branch from Crow's Nest to Tiber Manvberrles got one-quartelr-of an Inch of rain, while showers fell at Mazeppa and Blackie on the Alderslde line. There was no ratn on the Oardston SJB- dlvjclon where it is bxdly needed, none of the previous of the month having glveivthls thin -a shpwer. At 9 o'ptccvfthis'morninB the sky was rjeavUy'overcast and the indi- cations were for more ram Srow ers were the forecast for.the day. FIGHTING CONTINUES LONDONDERRY ments io thcT code passe A (the. bou se at this. BCs sloa provided for be in force as finally assented to The Winnipeg Tribune Changes E. Nichols Associ- ated With (hyiership. lo The UeraH) WINNIPEG, June. Irr portant change .in the ownership of Winnipeg newspapers has just been effected whereby the Winni' the daily' evening paper, passes from the control of R. L. TUchardson, M.P., and. his' associates) 'The" Southams, own- ers d string of daily papers acrosf' Canada; and M, E. Nich- ols, former publisher of the Win- nipeg Telegram and the defunct Montreal Malf, and latterly dircc of, publit Information, are the purchasers; Mr.' NichoEs will be in charge, and R. L; Richarcfson, remain with -the paper In a salaried position. TORONTO WALKING, STREET CARS ARE "TIED UP'BY STRIKE Some Criticism From, Opposi- From Sa'skatche- His Handiwork. British Cavalry in Ireland This is on6 of the flying have- been sent from England to maintain peace In the Emerald Isle and are towns and villages in the troubled districts. This: picture "was takeiK-in Enniskerrv, County WIckloiv S June car service ohithe lines of to Railway, company was entirely suspended this morning as the result of the long-expected'Strike of the employees, who demand an increase 'n wages from 55 cents to. 66 cents an hour. Except In the'buttyinj dittrlctt on the lines of the civic-owned rail- ways there are no street'cars-In operation this- rooming, No at- tempt be made by the Toron- to run cars on i.fielr system. care of. I the downtovyn'traffic fairly wefl. i ,'Handa Off Pol by The city, it'ji understood, will dc- jtline Ihis year, to make formal appli- cation lo the Onlario Railway Board requesting Hint they provide.a service. Last year this" step was taken, hut "iiajids oft" will ho lira pollqy follow- ed in Iho present strike. is Illtio probability o! nn Im- mediate renewal of service here, ac- cording 16 offiditls connected with the union .atuTlhe- Onlario Hallway Hoard.- i OTTAWA', June. before rip ing.for dinner house after nearlv four hours of discussion toda> concurred in llio report committee oa pensions increased pen sions unde.r the Chairman "nyn.. said, -roiild "raises Ihe Domin- ion s annual pension bill from 32d 000 to QOO.DOO For tbo VneM of approximately the committee found 1L to recommend IncroTsa of jO per-cent, over of a jcar _j LfeiH, Col ;PeiA, Skeena, B C who an ameut! ment to tfie- for cor cur rcucc whlch-Mj- Gronju 1'acl vrecenl td Col Peak toiarrt fb it tlio mmnnt tee's report "be referred back with in structipns that b6 so amended as to provide for subsidies for fishermen as well as for farmers In the ensuing discussion, warm tribute paid to the. work of t lut {offtiu'I t! ee. From the criticism that the government should, have takan responsibilit> for refusing cash gra lulties "instead ot blaming the com mitteo" Quebec put It And Captain Power declared 'Could political Handiwork of a. man fro'ni.Saskatchewan, known the length and b'reantb. of the country as a man likely, torontrRoger Bob Rog- ers to the this gov- ernment out of a hole.' '-Sir Robert-'Indicated.'that the com- mittee had .already- considered the granting oi-loans to fislieriiieii among OthtTS. Col. Peck .spraWng with some declared that, rather than run any riskfof delaying benefits, he withdraw his amendment. "It is not si question of class Coi. Peck claimed. "I do not ca'rVabotil technical forms. Perhaps 1 aiu ignorant ot house procedure. 1 specified fishcvmeu as only one the mat- ,Uie.rights of returned soldiers." Tho amendment being wilhdr.-iwii, the house .then adopted the motion con- curring in report and biils to give effect to the committee's rccomntcndatlons were introduced. Mass Meeting of Farmers Will Talk Irrigation Friday "Gathering of the CJans" at Col- onial Theatre Friday After- C. R. Mitchell Will for Securing sion Will Be Decided Upon. farmer- of Southern Alberta who are interested in irrigation hold a mass meeting In at the Colonial. theater at two o'clock oil Frl- Juna 21" for, the meeting nt -to every comer of-the' south yesterday, ami from Carmangay and Edcrtant-tp the boundary and Macleod .to" Bow Island farmers will bo present to dis cuss the situation present mix up between the two gov- ernments as to financial gallon projects'in general the Lethbridge Northern In to decido on a future policy ishlch wrill getting Irrigation construe- ,ton under ivav v'i'hout a con- inuallon of the" delay under which.tho farmers Ime been chafing for months past Various districts have been acquaint ed'-7ilh lhe decision to-hold the'mbe't- n'g and the following gsnlllincn" have undertaken lo seo to it lhat a repre Fernie Prisoner Takes French Leave of Guard (Special to the Herald) PERNIB, June' Nykola Kal cheskl, a Qaliciah- scrying 'a sentence ot llvo months for breaking a large pjate glass window In. the- Queen's llotel, after having out, two months of hla time, -idok ;advantaga Tuesday (it the liberty granted to go Into a store to get a packago of cigar- ettes, and falledTto reappear front of, the store, whero Special Con- CANADA'S HEALTH POLICY 1 Ing ecope-flf activities already under way In .the riewiytormed federal d.c- patlm.enl of pitbllo Health was outlined last night by Dr. John minister of the department at tho con- venilon here of the Canadian Public I Health Association. He reviewed public health'administration In muni clpalUIca and provinces, which, though for-the most pari efficient, needed stsndardizatlon. Ite'saM It was hoped i fhat--the" departmcat. would cen- IrfjTant.noflly also, hut for tho present to the .end of unifi- cation of policy; was attempted. attendfSco is present net i )1OTB' h? Mr Newton, "Mr Mac Jnionists ,and Nationalists Barricade Advantageous Points MILITARY KEEPING PEOPLE OFF STREETS LONDON, June Ev change Telegraph dispatch from Londonderry "states that manj dead and wound: d'are lying in the streets. LONDONOErJRY, June sociated was again the-'scche of rioting today. At o'clock this mornins fight- j Ing wat going on between oppos j ins parties of-.Unionists and j tuenallitc who shot over barricades that .had i been erected at various vantage points The military was active in preventing citizens from Venturing into, the streets which were deserted except by the ac- tive Looting occurred 'in the city durinj the night. x OVER WIDE AREA LONDON, June war m Londonderry, there being fierce fighting in the streets over a wide area of the city last night, according to a Central News dispatch St Columbkill's College', a CatholFc institution, was attack ed by rifle fire ant) a Catholic named McKeua was shot dead In Bishop street, on which the lege Numerous other casualties are regoited NoiCessatlon LONDONDERRY, June was no- cessation today In the.battle between Unionist and Nationalist fac onderry In Lethbridge War Trophies' Award Made (Special to The Herald. June is to he well treated in the matter of war i Four captgred German field yjni have been award- ed to this by the War Commission, according 'to: Inform- ation given to W.: 'A. Buchanan, M.P, by Dr. Doughty, chalrmirt of the commission.' These wfil be shipped In a few days. In addition, Lethbridge is'.to have :one captured trench, mortar Vnd two captured machine guns. These will be shipped later. No announcement has been made as yet as to the allotments of tro phles for the smaller centres in the Lethbridge but an announcement later date. Is'expected at a It the com- missioners will arrange to'have the war trophies given a point of van- tage In Gait Gardens on their ar- rival Donald and Hugh MaUntcsh, Barons and Cavmaugaj, Geo. Cheifi Baronb, Laurence Teterson, Ted Sua jlal, Kalex, lljvjelhif. .Other dis tridi are lielfiz it is exiicclcd (tie CSonlal wjll be crowd ed when the mee'ltiEns called IP or der. Hon. Word from Lclmonton this morning is thai Premier Stewart will not be lhat the cabinet ml! be represented hj Hon C Mitchell, liroyuicnl treasurer v Marnoch Speaks Strongly Speaking again to; the Herald (his -President Marhoch said he had {diked on the telephone last night to.theVmen'who wentiup to see Prem- ier Stewart Besides what appears ffomitho press repoiVthey.slate that the premier he is not disposed to disagree TMlh the reports as to the yeryrgreat amount of damage that has been done b> the and ttfat helrcgards it as a calamit) "Mr Maniocli e can therefore be satisfied noiv that on the matter of ipf-ormaiion Premier Stewart is futlj advised, and that ho apprehends the situation as vicll as ho possib'y could without a personal visit." (Continued on Page Four.) past Strathcona U.F.A. Political Body To Fight Open Door Will Not Admit Persons Not Identified With Agricultural Out Laboi and Conven- tion Action Calling Halt on Political Action. 'During the night the mal factions erected additional barricades from the} Vept up a contlnuoii" fire At times shooting reaphed the hi lenslt> "M Home Rule Up LONTDON, June (Canadian As- sociated the house of, lords yesterday third reading was the matrimonial causes bill, a.measure which has-caused much controversy. The bill "was carried'; tbe motion for rejection being easily defeated A bill proposing dominion home rule for Ireland was brought In. liy Lord a first-lime. official secrets bill was estcrday whicn tho recent attempt to assassinate Field MarshaLViscount says a Dub- lin dlspalch to the London Times. Describing the- tho corros pendent says llobcrls spent llio.hight at bis home n.l Siitton, a few milos. from the city and returned o'clock In tlio morning. .Ho was, met there by an auto containing police of- ficers and when it started'for Dublin Castle other policemen fell in behind. tbo car ncar'cd the railway bridge at Uerqsford Place, a party-of men stepped from their place ot Ijldlng bo- und the i ill6rs of Iho bridge, drevy re YOlvcrs-ond bnonfid fire. The occn- panis of the aulo- inslantly replied, Official Communique, on lognc Conference _ Also Dealt With Dis- armament. a Cabinet Member; Sounds Administration Note in Attack on yoi- stead Act. ,-S ]_ i WILSQN AND BRYAN FORCES DUE TO CLASH BOULOGNE, June Press ofllclal communique Is sued after adjournment of the confer ence-yesterday says: "The conference Tvas'held at the Villa.Bella o'clock't hi s" mom- ing to 1 o'clock this afternoon Tho question of' the Gefmah Indemnity and among the allies was ex amined- further.- It Y-'as SAN FRAXCISCOr Juno tense interest .was "aroused 'today, among Democratic leaders here for the national convention wh.ich opens Moil- repo'ts statement made aj Sail Antonio. Texas, by Albert S. Bur- leson', poslniastcr-gRneral, on the sub: ject of prohibition .entorcement. Mr. tiurlesou slated that he ould vote for of' the. drastlc-and' absurd-provisions ot the! If lie were tbo rankest prohibitionist in Texas." While be Bald it .would he. imposoible to repeal the tldi- cuious and unnecessarr "restrictions, should ha at ricken Coming from a meTSber ot Presi dent.Wilson's the. statement was taken here possible iblinn tion oC- the -attitude on tho prohibition issue before convention Senator Glass of-Virginia .who ar- rived this morning, is.believed to have been entrusted with a'formal expreu of the president's views as to lhe platform In the meantime, it is gen orally believed that on. the.prohihitipii, plank, Mr: Burleson hag sounded tile keynote The prohibition plank Is looked upon as the'chlef Issue. Democratic, platform Burleson statement-can-he taken as official, leaders it ih on dent that W J Bryan and the admin iBtratlon forces will overj'the prohibition, plank. On the league ot Nations Br'tlsh -Haliar- BelBiaa1 am! "ie ol Nations SerWan in Paris-m or lhe Arnienian mandate Bnau is der to determine a ba'ils" for (.ommon f" th? opposite side of the fence, trour proposals which will the nllies at Brussels on itih a final agreement. be- ssed wa uncil ap fore, the Spa conference. Thp second discussed tint of disarmament The co proved the text of. the siibmitled the military andsalso as sen led to their decision; regarding, the dcstructioTi of war: material, and the Ihcra-niay' be rosump- lion of construclion of ail-plane mater; lal Noil execution of tha treaty clans es dealing with the delivorv of coal was -again examined; and discussed. It w ill be a subject JliEtusSjed at the Brus stable Biggs w Biggs had two Other' for him. Niorgc ha could not make a hasty pur- suit, and tho man Is. yet at large. TUESDAY-iN PARLIAMENT TKtE of ipeclai committee' on pensions .adopted, Amendment that assistance be glv. en to fishermen as to far- djscusslon. Sir Herbert Ames outlined the work of the League of Nations. Government proposal to .shipbuilding, diccu'sed. THE SENATE; Report of com- on cost of proposed carillon for new parliament bulldtiiQi. ed. Clscucslon on arnenclmcnt to the Postofflee act regarding mail mat- ter and newspaper transmtBslor) .charges, Second giyen to'Commef- elal Feeding Stuffs Regulation nnd Sals WETASK1WIN, June effort to hayo the mcmuersliip of (ha Stralh- cons'Political Association, U. V.-'A'., anfl U-. P. W. .A, clusion ot persons not agriciiltural was Toted down JU-tho annual convention, now in pro- gress licre.-. This step was.tnken after addresses on co-operation and organ' izntlon Had hecn given by A. 'Karmllo, speaking, for federated labor, and 'J. 0. I3owcn, of tho Great War Veterans' Association, intm- bera ot the executive, notably D. -War- ner, K Herbert, George Ball and Mr. and Mrs. Oeorga Hoot, favored .the proposed widening of memhership, while Alderman Rico Sheppard, fEd- monton, led tho opposition. .Tha last .named maintained end "of ibona fide farmers might bo ilefcateii through the inclusion'of merahers of the old ItnS political parties. The vote was emphatically against tho fn'p'tfoii! President Wood of-tha U, F. A., is not- in attendance at Theiie arc 61 delegates -preschlj n much smaller number than. In; I No invitation was sent to tho central offices of the U. and Secrelary Hfgginbotham was censured fo'r.'.lbe manner in which last year's cbhTcntlpii was managed. Regret Convention Action i Tbo siccative regretted at iho.lnsl. U. K. A', convention tho '.orgsnizalion's. political activities should cease. Tho executive also re- ferred to Ihe lack of, enthusiasm mani- fested, and thought U. F. A. mcnibor- ship fees should be 'accepted In ad- yancc.; Out ot U. K. A. members in tiie. Stralbcona about 700 paid their, political duesyln 1819. lhat lhe -women generally be given the franchise was passed un- animously and a copy wMl bo forward- oil tosjho federal gdvornmerit at Ot- lawa togcllier with a request for Im- mediate-action. THREE COTTAGES BURN V IN FIRE AT FERNIE (Spcclnl to Th bolh tho Pcringylvania 'and the Reading --rail- roads. -Officials said :i number of liien' returned lo work on the midnight shift last night and thai-conditions gradual- ly, were approaching the movement of 'freight was still more of. less seriously affected. Embargoes, except on perishables, foodstuffs and -coal for public utilities wcrq still in effect on and Ihero was cpngejstlou on" the Read tug Striko leaders .denied any break fil their ranks. The Beading railway Issued a byl- Ittin yesterday notifying the that new men were employed' and that lliev not return to -Immediately Ihelr positions and seniority rights jeopardized. Canada Planning To Re-open Russian Trade NHW YOIIK, June rcpresentative.s of0the- Ilussian soviet governmciit- bur can hers who spent.two" weeks In Canada seeking, lo place orders wilh Canadian mamifaclur.ers for llio Russian soviet government today submitted a report to C. A. K. Marlcns, cftief ot tho bureau, in which .they declared they Jhad been favorably received, bollrby feprcsentalivCs of the Cana- dian manufacturers and'.ptfjcials of tlio bltnwa government anuVthal pre- liminaries for trddjng'betvJeSi Canada and lhe soviet government ImcLbcen arranged, It was staled to the Canadian Press by officials of the bureau thai, as-a starter, a coiilract for roll- Ing stock with a Canadian'firfn would Illieiy bo signed in tho course of a few days. The offlciajs refused lo give the name of the firm, saying that they considered it inadvisable to announce it until niter the contract was signed. The soviet trade envoys to Canada Bgcrefary lo Martens, and Captain O. S. Beyer, a consulting engineer who .went as tech- nical advisor, Nuorteva attending to lhe financial negotiations.- Tho latter has- gono to London to consult with M, Krassin and tliOf'captain returned. lo Now York yesterday bringing ttio report of the committee. Nuortcva and Beyer interviewed officials of a number, of firms' In Montreal Ottawa, and Toronto as well as a number of bankers, Mr. Marten told tbo Canadian .Press' today, afll Ihey report that they were wjll re-.. ccived. A number Of big maniifnc-. luring firma in Canaifa havo slated lhat they are prepared .to accept con- tracts with tbe soviet government and they will have the' sanction I of Iho Canadian government in doing so. .-An Ottawa Statement OTTAWA, June represenla- llvo of tho Russian soviet bureau In New York was In Ottawa recently, It, is staled, making inquiries at parlmDnt of trade- aiid commerce as lo what'restriction, it any, are Impos- ed on trade between Canada and Rus- sia. 'He was Informed that Ihera had been, for some tlmo, no restrictions by thb Canadian government- on..-exports to Russia, hut that the Canadian: goV-' ernment would assume no responsibil- ity in (lie matter. A largo number Of requests have aK so been received by tbe department' frcm Various' sources Inquiring It nfiy- restrictions afo imposed On f.Mdfi wltlt Russia. Arreply similar to the aboyo; has been sent In each case. ;