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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGES XIV. riHST SECTION ALliKI'.TA. MAHCH lUlil FIRST SECTION NUMBERtitt ACCEPT, OR TROOPS WILL MOVE, IS ALLIED ULTIMATUM Speeches Will ]5ricl' Today and Government Will Know Kale Tonight SOL'.iIEK COMMITTEE TO MEET AGAIN SOON Foch Forgets To Take Tea With the King LONDON, Mar. Martha! Foch forget an invitation to tea with the king at Buckingham Pal- ace, known night. The king was anxiom to Marshal and M. Briafwi, tht French premier, and arranged an engage- ment for the manhal for Monday. The king waited an hour af- the appointed time and then sent for the marshal. The marshal was obliged to excuse himself because of complete forgetfulness in pre-occupation over grave confer- ence matters. World's Naval Endurance Race Natural Resources Debate, Edmonton, Has Politics Tinge OTTAWA, Mar. or iixieen remain on the iisi members of all parties who intend to take part in the debate the address and the amend- thereto. Party whips state will be brief and a dstsrmined effort will be made to dispose of the debate and rfrfch -T division before the house ad- journs tonight. Members are not optimistic that the divisions would come before the early hours of tomor- row, morning. i Soldier Committee Soon j (Special to The Herald) OTTAWA, Mar. S.-iCai.. Press.) I AUa., March 2._ Ex. -That the parliamentary committee by Attorney-General J. R. on soldiers civil re-establishment will, BoyjRi of the act to amend the Col. Spencer Flays Liberals Who Defend Past I New Liens Act be recreated early next week was pre- i dieted today. It'is understood that the committee would be appointed shortly after the conclusion of the tors held" on liens by .bailees after three months, constituted the most Interesting events of the Wednesday ,_ i. .1 'MHinn of thr house outside of contin- on the address in rcnl} in Iho j f fc rf b t f ftlh speecb from tbe throne. Vatural Resource- tfeis division conies today, it is likely that the Suv- Col Spencer, "opposition, Medicine Hat; Luden Boudreau, gov- ernment, St. Albert, and Martin tpoolf, government, and W. W. Dav- Will Vote for Campbell Amendment THEN ELECTION expected, 11 is likely that gov- ernment will have tho committee at irork oa Tuesday or Wednesday of week, As last year, the committee will he aoti-partUau and will consist ot both Crony idson, government, North Calgary. In- the natural eluded the speakers en by Mr. Spencer. AH the talks It Ja expected that Hume _.. Trill again he chairman. booE "is OTTAWA, Mar, (Can. Press.) proceedings in the kouse of commons were one-sided. Government supporters took no part in the debate, nil the speeches com- ing from the left of the speaker, wbo- declared that there was demand for im election. lie was fol- lowed by Major Andrews of Winnipeg Centre, who last session, crossed from tho government benches to "No Man's tiro in September. As the oust of liv- ing has not yet decreased very much, it is fait that authority must be forth- coming: to hare tbis bonus continued for another year. The G.W.V.A. will J produce o. resolution to have the boil-. birthright for public office while the government speakers stoutly defend- ed the past attitude of their party to- ward obtaining the natural resources. Ntw Lien's Act With reference to the new act ra Land" and W. A. Buchanan ot" betii bridge, who but a few days ago took "desert wilderness." Government members, it was learn- ed will take no part in the present debate until the Campbell sub-amendment to the address is dis- posed of. Tho word has gone out to members to hold their seats and let tho opposition talk tnemselves out, if they wish to do so. ACter a vote on the Campbell amend- ment to tbii amendment, which is ex- pected to receive little support on'tho opposition side, government speakers may again figure ia the debate, and should thera be any farther, amend- which is not thought likely, the debute would- then be open to ev- ery member of tho hoiisn whether ho had: spoken before they wore re- moved.. The Local Member's Stand A. Buchanan, Lethbridge, follow- (Continued on Pugo -li iii mirlft rsriranenf. liens on goods and chattels V ?s iffrfv SiatMr Cronyn-will lfls explained by Attorney-General .T. hold a colUce' Mr McNeil Boyle Mr. A P Kwlng. leader of secretary of the G.W.V.A, prior to the convening of the commlt- AIRPLANE FOR SEAL HUNT MAY FAIL AS RESULT OF ACCIDENT ST. JOHNS, Nfld., Mar. plans to use an airplane to scout right wing of the opposition, de- i clared that while the alteration Iti {practice frpm the old common law I might be necessary, it was a very j sweeping change, .ind should he hand- led very cautiously. This hill. No. gives a particular lien to all persons on a chattel upon j which they have expended jnoney, i labor or skill at ihe request of the j Harding Inauguration At Washington Friday Lenine Power Fails ffold By Metal Workers "To Clear Out" and Torture Them No More ECONOMIC CRISIS CAUSES REVOLUTION RIUA. .Mar. to a. Mos- cow report, the commissary of labor and defense iias published a proclam- ation, signed by Lenine, promising that the government will use all the means at its disposal to supply the destitute working population with Uifi i necessaries of life. A special fund of j gold rubles will be donated! for this purpose and the commissary1! of trade instructed to send abroad "a, commission for tbe purchase of need-! ed supplies. Moscow newspapers also publish a proclamation issued by the Moscow soviet which is addressed to "all work- peasants and members of the red citizens." The pro- clamation asserts that the red army has triumphed on all fronts. Rebel During Economic Crisis It accuses the Socialists of being corrupt agents oC the Russian aristo- cracy and capitalists and foreign bankers ot trying again to conquer Russia by hunger in organising a Cossack revolt in Siberia, and dis- turbances in the Ukraine, to prevent the transportation of supplies to rari- ous centres and oE taking advantage of! the economic crisis at the moment oC rising against the government, thereby provoking bloodshed. It ac- cuses allied agents of complicity and says one of the French agents has been" arrested in Petrograd. The soviet asks the population to arrest agitators who try to organize demonstrations near red arrny bar- racks. The proclamations are declar- ed hnro to be tlio outcome of trouble which started three weeks ago when, at a meeting of metal workers, Lenine was accused of torturing workers and ruining Russia. "When, Lenine asked the metal workers whether they would prefer the former regime, they are reported to have exclaimed "Let coma who blacks or devils clear out." Wireless To Guide Ships in Heavy Fog LIVERPOOL, Mar. of a new wireless invention by which ships may be guided during heavy fogs, was announced here last night by William Marconi art the annual dinner. This invention, he said, has not as yet been in operation anywhere, and Is based on a principle by which electric may be di- rected in any definite direction like flashes from i lighthouse. He de- clared these waves would take the place of leading lights in thick weather and would prevent colli- sions of vessels during fog. owner, enhancing gives a for seal herds for this year's hunt off property stored with him, and ihe Labrador coast is threatened nsiwifie gives a particular lien to _ result au accident to the wlth wnom gooflri are fiepogit- edi whether gratuitous or for reward, was to have been used. In. irial flight Tuesday at Bolwood. miles norLLi ot this city, a piston washed for the lias expired. Tho] broken as tbe airplane was landing, expressly applies ;o livery, A piston and other parts are at jinff stable and sales stable to Hailf-ai mi the way to Newfoundland t holel and Uortrding: house keepers and from England and after being, brought otnGr bailees of the class. Continud New U. S. President Will He i Installed at the White j House I WASHINGTON, President-elect Harding reached Washington at 1 o'clock this af-1 reasonable charges time j lernoon and went into confer- oHicials in lien to -warehouseman for charges on here by steamer must he shipped to iBolwood orer the railroad which is utmost blocked by snow and ice. It la believer! they cannot arrive in. time j lend to a, general balance due from the to enable the plane to be used by the I owner lo the lien holder. The lien possession oC the property is essential to the lien which shall be co-exteasive with the property but shall not Healing neat., which sail next week. is scheduled to may be waived by express agreement. ONTARIO "DRYS" PLAN REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN TORONTO. March in connection thfi refertin- dum to ha taken on April IS have been tfflf.irled Hpoa by tho managing com- rulttefl of the Ontario branch of the itotninion alliance. It has been de- rided !o Issue a- serisB of colored a series of leaflets, campaign i-nng rards, etc.. all bearing directly upon the coming fight by the people of the provinco of Ontario with 'he injunction "vote j Public meetings will he belt! j throughout the province, A b.ureau be installed for the purpose of (Continued on Page 4) regard to tomorrow's cevcmoii- 10S. BUDAPEST.-PRINTERS STRIKE VIENNA, Mar. news dis- patches have been received from Budapest for several days. The slriku called by printers has become effec- tive and not a single newspaper is appearing iu the whole country. Morgan Wins Dog Derby; 200Miles in 32 hr. 50mm. Says Canada's Navy a Failure Admiral Adair 5n British House Says Overseas Dominions Must Help More Hot Debate In Ontario House On Timber Frauds Hon. G. Howard Ferguson Has Wordy Warfare With Drury and Raney TORONTO. March be- j tvreen Hon. O. H. Ferguson, Conser- vative leader and Hon. W. H. Rancy, attorney-general, featured session of the Ontario legislating. The Conservative leader resumed tne de- bate on motion of Chas. Mcltca, Sud- bury, asking for a return of eorr'ea- pondence regarding payment of coun- sel fee to Peter White, K.C., who ari- as counsel for the Conservative varty for some time at the timber inquiry being carried on by Justices Hidden and Latchford commission- ers. Mr. Ferguson cited precedents for the payment by the government or all counsel fees on such cases, and asserted that Mr. White had done fine -jrork: in bringing out information val- uable to the commission. "This has been the most outrag- 'juusty unfair commission that has over conducted an Mr. Fer- guson declared. As to the attorney- general's treatment of Mr. White, Ferguson said: "The attorney-gen- eral says: 'Vou are being by me. You will do as I tell you, or get ofl the job.'" The only thing lelt for Mr. White to do was to resign, which he did, Mr. Ferguson added. TUe premier said he marvelled at the way Hon. Mr. Fergusou was run- uing the house. Hon. Mr. Ferguson retorted that "some people are marvelling at the way the premier is not conducting tlie affairs of the house." Attorney-General Raney said Mr. White had written him an insolent letter. Hon. Mr. Raney said the tim- ber frauds were colossal. "We will never be paid for all the timber that has been stolen from this he added. IK Allied Reparation Terms Not Accepted by Them Ruhr Will Be Occupied GERMAN OFFER COULD NOT BE ENTERTAINED LONDON, March was today given until Monday noon to accept the fun- damental conditions laid down by the supreme allied council nt Paris. The German delegates were informed by the allied rep- resentatives many does TH( PAS. Man.. March of the eight dog teams which entircd In ZOO-mile derby from The Pas to'Flln Ron and return completed the trip, anil only one of these the winner bach all his dogs in harness, McKay, Bancroft, and Lavelle flnllhed second, third, and fourth, respectively. Goyne. last year'a .winner, Pranteau, and McDonald quit 20 miles from home and camped, in the bush far the night. THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT LON'iJO.V. ninuies; Gancrolt. thinl, houra 4i) minutes; Lavelle, fourth, Pratifpaii and McDon- ald withdrew !iU miles from the finish- ing line and they caniped in the hush. The first two were played out. from exhaustion. Of the four win challenge and set off in lint pursuit and caught up and (Joyne mid was tho first lo arrive al, FTin Flon. Goyne Out of Race Thn spurt was; too grcaf for three of his unimab it oKcctiveJy nut O'1'TA.V.'A, -Mar. in par- lianieill In the Commons I: i? pxiiccicd that i'nerR will be a- liivi.siou on lin; Camiibeil amendment, lu Lin: anieiidmcnt. There will no government speakers today. The iiousy meets at o'clock, in the Ssnate Hi? oxcf'llcncy, tlie governor-gen- crui, wiil attend in tlie afternoon to give royal assent to the Ontario fef- ercndum nlecliun act. Tbe sunale (Continued on Pagt Five.) ,P. TOIXEV, COUNCILOR. BRIGHT MUNICIPAMTY U.S. WILL HONOK AN UNIDENTIFIED HERO WASHINGTON, Mar. laat night adopted a reio-t luiion dlrtctlng th> war dapirt- maxt to bring back tram France the body of an unidentified oiler an4 te Inter it with auitaDle Hramenlil in Arlington cemetery. Our Own CnrreRpniulenli MACLEOD, Mar. tlio olrc-liott nors, Morgan was tlitj only brinn all the dogs back in .McKuy had tied bohind Jiis rleigii and ilroTQ in with five. Bancroft carrying three lame ones, half the total distance, finished with five.! for councillor in t.hp BriKjhi. tied one and, finished with six. ity ;it Ortou Monday. I'. Tolley Tbe drivers agree that it wa'i Hie Uleotecl. This the count il storm that put the dogs lame and and their first meeting will nu on fial marie the going BO tough. They say' that Goyne and Prantcau started out to kill each other off and Kepi'up the fearful pace with Bancroft following ALLENS KALI. DOWN ON EMPIRE THEATRE MACLEOD HEARS OFFER FOR UNITED PROJECT BONDS HAS BEEN MADE fFrotii Our Own Corespondent t MACJ.KOD. Mar. has been received thai the Cochraiie irrigation system lyins between tlie rivers erlon anil Belly, has been approved by financial men, and they have made an offer in !nko all the bonds. Tho offer was submtmd to the irrigation department and they advised the copi.atif'e of tlic offer. Those interest- ed it will be started as soon as the fanner? are finished seeding, and I Grading and other will i ha Rood news to tho other sysiems. whp are aniioua to havo their ditches H is possible the same com- (From Our Own Correspondent.) CLARESHOLM, March bert Peters, a respected 'farmer of the Clear Lake district, was found dead this morning In A field adjoining his farm. It is a very sad affair in the Claresholm district as Mr. Peters had just re- turned from his holidays. Mr. Pet- ers arrived In town Monday morn- ing, and in going to home part of the way with a neighbor. He left hie neighbor, and in taking a short cut home had to get through a wire fence. His body was found just inside the wire fence by Peter Campbell, one of the searching party, which was organized when It found that Peters had not arived at his home. An inquest Is being held tonight, but the supposition is that heart failure the cause. RAMSAY MACDONAL'l) DEFEATED BY V. C. MAN EDMONTON', Mar. Headed by u uonoiliutory chairman, P. E. of St. Paul coDHtitueucj, tbe public. accounts committee oC the legislature got undy way this morning ivitli JPSS than the usual amount of quarrelling over when sittings shall be held. Wlitu-. gave promise of being; the annual row over this subject faded out when Hon. C. R. Mitchell, Acting premier, and A. F. EwiQs, loader of the right wing: opposition, withdrew an amendment on the agreed understanding thai Chairman T.easard will call as in any meetinga of the public accounts com- mittee as possible tu deal with the business of probing. At the same time, Mr. Mitchell gave promise thai books, documents and records of the various governmental departments will bn freely open to members of the committee for study at any time on an order issued through the chair- man. Probe Demonstration Hoa. Duncan Marshall, minister of i agriculture, brought the expenditure ledger of Hie demonstration farms of tlie province before the committee JL i l im request of Howard Crawford. them. As Pranteau was seen to fall u'rday. March 5th. Judge Jackson is holding coifrt ihln week; feed and seed CJIBOS nro on, the result of viQter'R I'ccd bnsinena. bid on tho Macleod are I will also help the Ma LONDON'. March 5. (Canadian As- to navc bonds financed. poniatcd dirr-ctors of the j __________________ Km pin-. rnporl that'fhc Allen Tiicatro- failed to (Mini- plftto I.he purchase of tho former prop- erty uinl (heir deposit of llnp will ho treated as a forfeit. u may 0? will also help the Mactaod Northern TOUR YEARS FOR HOUSE BREAKING MONTREAL, March yc The Mmpiro 1'alace company intends in the penitentiary was given yester- South Kumontou. financial critic for jihy right ving of the opposition, ami i promised thai accountants and book- LONDO.V, March. As-j keepers of tiie ticpartineiiL would aid sociated Press! Captain It. Gee. V. j Mr. Crawford in delving into them C., coalition Unionist, won Ihe bye- 1 pending the nejtt meeting. Id seek other remedies t'or this breach of contract [ind will sell tho thealiv, they value au day to John Ciarke ot Vancouver and Thomas Ryan, of Toronto for house breaking. election in Woolwtah. defeating Kam- say thft Socialist-Labor j leader by to votes. Tbe j bye-election was made necessary by the retirement of Will Crooks, Labor, owing to failing Captain (Joe, CrooVs. id a work- house boy, and began life in the min- ing pits. He nerved 29 yeans in tho army, beginning af> a private. He won ths V. C. EU Cambrui iti Xorcm- ber 19U. Mr. Ewlng asked that the deputy minister of railways ho summoned be- fore the committee at the meet- ing with all papers and ijocurneuu relating to expenditure of public moneys on Ihe A. and G. W. railway since "April 1920. W. M. Davidson usked that Howard Douglas, chief moving picture censor for the province 03 summoned before tho committee to explain mothoda tin- Dloycti iu ccnsoriiiE ;