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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. FOURTEEN PAGES LKTHBBIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1920 KOUKTKEX PACKS NUMBER 7C Report of Borden'a better Heahh Secnv io Have Given Gov- ernment New Life WILL COME BACK TO RESUME HIS DUTIES OTTAWA. March re- port at to Sir Robert condition and hit plane bronuht back to Ottawa from New V0-k by Hon. J. D. Raid, min- ister of and Hon.-J. A. Colder, mi n later of immigration and colonization, le to go a long way towa d clearing thi pc'itical atmotpnere of a certain rjr.0e of uncertatnty which prevailed for the part fewv weeks Those members who had heard the report that Sir Robert waa fbmewhaVJmproyed in health, but had dec Tried to ,go on with his a trip to the south, ex- iireaaed relief, coupled wiVh the hope that the premier would soon .be sufficiently recovered to re- sume hie dutlea'here. Members of the opposition when the reporij wehj of the opinion that it meajU another couple of months of practically leaderless-drlfting. However, they were anxious to learn the prem- ier's condition and equally lolici- tfous aa to his .Unforeseen Expenses This Looks Like Oite On Drury TORONTO, Minli 3. Praniwr C. Drvry wu a In HalUn cwurty (or In th. tntf of- tint by 1. J. ttimW this city, a raporl clrcvlaUd that Mr. Drury had ,Katf s arrwUd on hit farm 'at Crown Mil! for trtacau while a bcttaJlM WM atatloncd at Barric. Th. atwnlar denied this and It was that offered to give 1600 to any chirrtabU Institution if a man could be produced who had been arrwted en hie Major Joaeph Me Ma- maVa, M.P.P. Rivtrdak, hae come forward with an affidavit by Kenneth Cox, of Mtttan, HaKon country, a. former sotdlsr, to the effect that becauac of a com- plaint of trtapaaa Breferted by Mr. Drury agalnat htm and aeveral com- In February, 1916, while with the 76th Battalion at Cox and hit were placed under arreat and confined to the guardhouse for half an hour. Sergeant-Major McNamara atka the premier to give the to the Soldlera' Orphan Home. Will They Ever Get Rid of Him? Speaker Pingie Ruled it Out of j Order as Contravening B. N. A. Act PREMIER SATISFIED WITH CONSTITUTIONAL PRACTICE Minister of Education Would Put Alberta in Line With Other Provinces (.Svecial lu'Tht KIXMONTON, March (Special 1o Tho Herald) EDMONTON, -March fore- casted in (he Herald Tueeday, Speak- er c. S. Pinslo of (he Alberla loglsla- lure ruled out o( .order 11) o lootlon lubmltted by J. C. Turgeoii (govern- Rihstone. and M.-Davidson North Calgary, which would havff-requlred the defeat ol a government measure to be roMowed hy fto'ote of non-confidence before the (forernnient would resign. The speak- er sustained objections of Attorney- General J. R. Boyle that tbe motion was out of order, on tlio ground -that It conflicted with Section No. S2 the British North American Act, In it would interfere with the office i of the lieutenant-governor. ,1 This ruling nut given, however, 1 until the subject had been thoroughly threshed out in an hour's debate. At the conclusion of the discussion, Prem- ier Stewart made Uie statement that "so far as I am concerned, I intend to follow ihe constituted practice, and I anbumu Ihat. were a tfovernment defeated, 1 would go at once to the lieutenant-governor and tender my resignation." I Move is oil Foot in German Graeff Declares Ex-Ruler Chose Midnight Flight to Holland Instead i Remaining at the Head of His BEPLIN. Martr, tiehl to deprive the former emperor o tlon of the Majority Socialists of the Diet to refer the iMue to the national assembly precipitated an acrimonious debate. The Majority Soclalilta vied with the Independ- ents in denunciation of the former ruler in an effort to defeat the proposed by accom- plishing the confiscation of the This would be done through constitu- tional amendment, voting the lor Vork World. Hoc. Oeorgu yesierday Ttth to misccllaji- unforeween The total Is in the lotal arc the Prince of Wales' prealdcnt of Brull'a RuUier- -rord's commissio.i coat Other vlalls for which exiienses were incurred wrere Ynose of. the King and Queen ot Belgium, Cardinal Merclfltj lhe: prime minister of New Zealand, General rVui, Ami Carllcr. Borden Goes South NEW OIIK. March lloberti 1 Borden, accompanied by Borden. left at 2.15 o'clock iU'fe afternoon iorj Charleston, S. C. The premier, after! his sea vpyago and a day spent rest-, ing hare, was feeling much imnTOTeri In health. He caught a cold on the first day of the voyage and was eliU feeling Ihe effects of it when, he reach- eJ Hallfai. Ho is now reported to Khali on it off and appears to be well on the road toward complete (jovery. Sir Robert declined to discuss 'his future but .t "was predicted by those who saw htm hero that he TYOulrf lie able to resume his duties. within comparatively short time, and thnt Ottawa knight expert to "ECO him back in harness before the is very Ear'advanced. WHOLESALERS TO GIVE NO DISCOUNT ON GROCERIES NEW PLAN TORONTO. March Ontario! "Wholesale Grocers' Association at its annual 'nicctlng bore ycs-'orday, de- ckled that the tenhs on groceries should iliscounii of any kind and interest at the rato of seven per cent, he clmrsetl at tlie ctid of days. 1'rosldont I'. Khy, of this in his official address, predicted a still (iirthor increase In the of groceries) which would continue dur- ing tho present reconstruction house, providing for Ihe payment by the government of a year for eaHi of- {lie 'poet Kradua-te scholar- fihiyfi for "Alberta students in a total of annually, lor the pur- P03y- The lueMure, as Mr. Smith eil "If. is in printer. Although the.minister of marine declined some days ago U> whether the government proposed to introduce leglsla- tion baasfT on the report, he -intimated that the government had decided on its attitude In Vie'matter. mer emperor a fixed turn for Deputy a Majority etalirt. declared that the had'failed to live up to his- toric cf hia had not died at the head of hu trocjfa. He Inttead. tht continued, 3 midnight flight to Holland, "he'is noMT promenading and wood." .deputy doulit as to whether the had to> -x-ar aft hid been claimed, -while this claim that been tric guardian peace had been dis- prcvcd by hli rattling of the iword and proclirrtatlcnc of the mailed flit. The DemocraU and the Cleri- cals Joined In voting for gov- ernment's measure providing that the referred to the committee of. judiciary. The judiciary committee now takcB the bill under and are expected tt lavt many weeki. i Endeavor Being Made to Soldiers' Grievances in Ontario Colony British Budget Will Be Made to j Be Submit- ted Soon Hour of Quebec" of Mr. Gauthier LONDON, March to a question In the house of com-' mons yesterday, the chancellor of ihe exchequer sjio that In budget shortly to bt submitted, revenue and expenditure would balance. The of lords gave the pro- portional representation bill for local elections a second reading and discussed nationalization and the fate of the yeomanry reji- Quebec Member Reuses Commons With Insin- uation That That .Province "Is Waiting for its Challenge Lltely Attacks Prohibi- tion. v TOKOXTO, March evlden taken here yesterday on j .soldiers' settlement colony Kapushaglng by the government'com- I mission, prior to 'the departure lait j evening of tbe commission col- j ony. where teitlmonV will be secured first hand, differed little from thil i taken on Monday. Hon. G. H. Ker- [guson, lands, forests and hnlnes. In the late Hearst, who formulated 00.die re' ''Settle1 i ineut policy, was a witness jCiierday. i Mr. Ferguson said he haO choieii ihe Kite of the colony because ot the 'excellent character "of tbe soil there. v.-'hich is in the heart of the clay lAclym Follows Assumption ot Duties As Regent By Ad- miral Horthy lie not at all about (By Canadian Bolxhevik Advancing Rapidly'in 12.000 Prisoners LONDON, March Bolfthevik forces arc advancing rapidly In the Cauca'sui region, ac- cording to an official telegram re- ceived by Reuter'i from During the last fortnight, the message troops in that dlttrfct have captured prisoiien and Gen. Deni- kine'i army is declared to be "gradually dispersing." Defense Counsel In Teg Trial Will Move For the Dismissal of All Cases STRIKE IN JAMALPUR .TAMAM'UH, Hongal, March Thirty thnusnnil iron and steel i era are on strike here. DISCUSS PEACE TERMS FOR THE BOLSHEVIK1 WARSAW, March tatives of Finland, Letvla and Rumania have arrived here to dis- cuss peace conditions to be sub- mitted! to the-Bolshevik! govern-. ment of. Russia. OTTAWA. Marcn "The hour of Quebec1' the words rang through the houie today, precipi- tating a clash which enlivened a debate on the add already be- coming wearisome on Tuesday. It Mr. Gauthier who used the and previously there had been reference to the need for bet- ter relations between Quebec snd the rest of the Dominion. "Speaking m my own name and in that of the province of Que- SWISS SOCIALISTS BALK AT SOVIETISM .1JK1WCB, -.March Socialists have refused to send a of fire delegates to Mitdy economic 'and political conditions in Soviet Itussia. YUKON "BONE DRY" Prohibition Forces in Toronto Cheering Message From North. Get Mr. Gauthier declared, "I quote the words of one of our public men who says that the province of Quebec Is not in a state mind to enter Into any conference." "The province of Quebec IIM been badjy continued Mr. Gauthier. "It has been slan- dered. It is waiting for Its hour. it will confer and not A LIVELY TILT The words brought J. H. Burn- ham 1o his He demanded to know if they were Intended as a threat. Is net a threat. It is a de- claration" Mr. Gauthier cajled I March Cann-- pared a i 31st of portions of. the HI tin to the Western Labor News and Strike Bui- I ietln which hfl Tnahcrt admltled along TORONTO, March pro- hihition victory scored hy was a telegraphic message received here by Mr. A. K. Grant, tary of Ontnrlo referendum com- mittee, from Dr. Xorman Culbertson, j president of tho Prohibition Movement In tho Yukon, "Kliml ro- turna in Yukon liquor give suljslantial majority for aKninst vets. Both bar ami govern- ment agency systems voted down hy big agency bottom o( trial of the seven accused strike lead- from tho jury will ho nindo by ttio defense following the conclusion of the crown's case, according to nn llol- Tho announcement today hy Ward lyiuis, coiingol for the dofenac, jnotion will he made by Iho senior i.e- fciiso coiinsol, H, A. llontiar, K.C., anj. In Mr, llollatuls, will bo nn of insufficiency and Irrclc- of ovidenuo against certain of Iho The Jury was oxulmled from Ihft lass., Maveh 3.--Almost yer cunt had vole.l "wet." BurUnj- of C7 ton. St. Albans, Montpeller, Rutltn-i town anil other large places which fifty volfcil "wet" In Jhflr ani.Mtl ____ nu-ctlnKs, returns showed lo- The majority'of Ihftse'Umtia re- been "dry" for years, "Wtt" laf MibatnntlAl ;