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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'JThUIlSDAY, MAKCI1 l.ft TWELVE PAGES NUMBKll 71 WEST AGAINST GENERAL ELECTION o Banners' Movement Is Dangerous Says Supreme Allied Council Deter mined Restoration Must Not Allowed -Admiral Horthy Aims to Pui oh v the Throne OTTAWA, March the on the from the thrwio in ths hcuie today, F. t. Davit, of Neepawa, urged defla- tion of currency, Incroxd taxation and decreased turet. He did not think Mr. Klrj would find many.wettern mem- bera in sympathy with litlon amendment for a general election. The Hr. 'Davit thoujht, would prefer tp wait un- til aHer census, when re- distribution would flrant to the west Its proper quota seats. Wllh the exception of one or two breezy Interludes, the debate followed stereotyped lines. Largely, the .speeches wero in French, and as the debata wore on, benches assumed a deserted look, while members of tho government In atleniianco at one liiao numbered.only two. "The Hour of Quebec" Mr. Trahan, dt opened the scussion In passing- he of Mr. fiautbler's reference on Tuesday to" Ihc "liour of when will not forget; tie lUtlo chaps out Xluebcc be prepared to confer with oilier provinces. Mr. Trahan de- precated any Idea thnt Mr.'Gambler intended his rcnsarks as a threat or thai they implied revenge. But tlicy reflected Ihe cphiion of Quebec. A ,speech from Mr. Oockshull, ot Dra'nlford, who followed, led to some amusing Incidents. Mr. Cockshutt. in urging his favored economic doc- struck at the farmer movement. he asserted, "Snd those who embark on it wilt find it oat later." Mr. Crerar, head of the farmer movement, was sitting with Ills follow- ers at llic far end of Ihe IIOUEC. Turn- ing in Hla direction Mr. Cockshijlt BALK ATPEAGE1MS A Dangerous Movement "Jl is dangerous movement for said; "If Mr. Crerar conies here at the head of an agrarian party, I hope ho At this -Mr. Cririr rose, raised his iali and sravelr bowed In the dlrec ion of Mr. Coclufcult. Prohibition Juitlfied Again Mr. was (iu prohibition. He fild not, he said, ihlnk vrohlbltlpa.has cv- pectallous of Its 'friends. Moro per- haps could be done by moral suasion and spohe 'ot the wave of criuie. As Mr. CocXBWitf.critlclicil, Mr. Hulls of Cane Breton South, who seat- ed just behind applauded vljor- "I um to iilvocate the free uso Mr. Cock- Mounted Police Veteran Dies In Honolulu B. c., Major-Gen. J. Fltzhorrigan, super- intendent of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Vancouver ,'and commissioner for Ihe Co- lumbia district, died today In Hon- olulu, according to a cablegram received at polloe headquarters tonight. Canada West Coal Co. Disposes of 1725 Acres Netting STUDENT TEACHERS SET SALARY FIGVKB; WONT WOKK FOR LESS shult hurriedly remarked in. response Butts' applause. Tho house laughed. j Whldden, ot Braiidou, will con-1 linuo ilio.debate tomorrow. Land Rear Town Which Win Irrigated This Year i MIC demand or ralir.m Xorma r .i i j No Dry Land Sold Sprcla! l> Herald! KDMOXTOX. March Geo. I1. Smith, minister of education, said Thursday morning that he had- receiv- ed no official Information concerning 1 the demand of student teachers of ______school -for a minimum wago of not less than 51200 'on sntd- LONDON, March o the supreme allied council are deter mined to adhere to that organization' refusal to allow a restoration of llapsburgs In either Austria or Hui fiary, it Is slated in conference circles In.answer to Inquiries regarding Hoi manian fears lhat the appointment o Admiral llqrthy us Hungarian regent; means ihc return of the former rulers- of tho country. j Recognition of the soviet govern-- nieiit iu Russia, it is stated In the! same quarters, has been dlscuused Int n the course of the council's considera- Ask Cession of'Much hOViel lion of'economic and Unandal qnes- Disapproves lion.s. but; no dctlnltc conclusion has1 been reached. Olhcr matters affecting relntions with, Russia also have been debated p.nci'it.is recognized all the. allies have an 'Option "on beginning trade with Hoviel Hnssia if they .wish. sin- Georgn. Idusbury orrner So- Turk Army member oflbe British house of While nothing has as yet been lie- commons, in a dispatch to the Herald, dried as'to the size of the array Tur, tllc organ, irom Moscow. key he allfiwed the-h says Lansbury, "ihc council la believed to oppose-any plan i'cession to Poland of a, large portion of Demands Also LONDON, March peace terms are wholly, unacceptable to uted aiul u Hungarians bolliive the alltea u-.e loo-wwiry lo talc': serious aciion. Tiiero has liaen :i l-i ilnngarr'cr nil nw.i the vfft of JS and 20. A ran have been obtained in Austria and efforts made munitions In Warsaw." Thf. premier predicts that the for mer.-ninperor'a son will be named us hlng If thu plaivio restore the emper- of Russia ot inhabiting former 'Russian Em- pire, over" which.ijblaml. is lo'assnnxe ll'itr proleclof.vVe." Mr. Ijinsoury adds that Great Bri- tain appears to these ho Says, were insti- gated by Franco. The Herald saya it learns thai the Georgian nnd republics will start negotiations with the soviet govcniment for, a resumption of: diplo- matic relations. Rutciari Trade Aims LONDON, March io a London' Times 'dispatch from Abo, M. Gnkowskij.v chief of thd tolshcvibi trade delegation, told lhrcss representatives" that Hiissiu chiefly desired commercial relations Knglanil. the United States, Xor- way and Sweden. lie added thai Russia had enough stores of flour, wool, leather, flax, lerap and skins and desired Iho.na- tions in trade to assist in Improving Ihe means ot transportation from Russia. for mosl.of it was beyond I the reserve bid. White some of the i land for 555 per acre, other par- eels of It'sold as high as th'e 'aver- age price'being JCS.M per acre, Tho amount, of-land that passed under the STOCKHOLM, March Bitter disappointment Bolslievism is expressed in an'article'published recently by Waxim Gorky, .the Russian radical, according'to dispatches received here. "The-men in power are just as brutal as those in author- ity under the_imperial Gorky declares. Worst Storm of Winter Sweeps Eastward in U.S. CH1UAUO, M'arch worst, t.hat'the entire Irong Ilange was snow- J. G. Turgeon (govern- oc: trodneed incut) 1111 castbii last year, Mr. Turge Hoadley is Insistent 11 Is understood that Ihe former op- position leader will ask the same! tef'ir'aVabout' 1725 acres, netting l statute law brought. In ONTARIO'PLANS TO SPEND ON ROADS IN a YEARS oma. valiant fight for his mealurc, b.yl the government premier Stewart, opnosi bill lo committee and'on roll coll the in all (bill went down to (Meat. AH The merits of the measure were de- Albert Green and W. i. Harris licing bated, however, lo the heaviest buyers, the former load- of a ruling oV the speaker ing up with 27S acres, and the laller with 7IS acres. Had it riot-been for Ihe present 'condition of this drought scourged Iknd these plutocrats would not have gotlen away so easily with their spoil. Hut when a farmer has banks, loan companies, implement factories anil other such institutions sitting upon his chest and the H. C. of rifling his pockets ot every cent.' lie-Is not in a favorable position for tackling high finance. Dry Land Didn't Sell The Canada West Coal Co. had tho r.utlaelty to two or. three par- :cls of dry land tW nale, but the still- ness of dealh, unbroken by a slnglo bid.'lhat fell upon the audience as the eloquent auctioneer pleaded to bo re- lieved of these encumbrances, would have convinced the sphinx or tiic most hidebound reactionary mole-cycurpoli- lician lhat irrigation was Ihc -'sine qua non" of GxtslcncVtor Ihc South- ern Alberta farmer. eWnWie a" question in thefhonse every day until: easurc, but nil information Is.1 adduced coif. era Incinding-' Ihe negotiations belvooa -if led'Mtidlng'the McArthnr and the federal govern-: of D the principle of the bill could-bo on the express understanding and Implied- promise of gov- ernment ministers thai amendments would be broadening the scope of Ihe Medical Practice Act so as to penult' chiro- practors who arc properly qualified to make diagnosis of ailments, anil Elvo the right to practice In Iho province The vote stood ns follows: For the motloni lo send tos commit- tee: Messrs. Woolf, McCall, Turgeon. Eaton. Montgomery, McDonald, Pnid- den, Davidson, Morkeberg, Hae. Gaeiz, (all Moore, Weir. Pearson, llpss, Gilmoro, Lundy, Cunningham, (oppos- total 19. Against the motion (o scml (o com- ment for the taking over ot the B." fi; nail G: Alberta-Hudson Bay Ry. There, was a brief'discussion tlio bill Introduced by. H. K. Campbell' 'itocky anlemj the act relative to the charter of tht. Alberta Hudson Bay Hailwuy- Col providing that the construction 'of portions of t.h.3 railway already a'.ilhorized nnd not I'.ompleted, shall bb ntinnu-nccd within three years, anil shxll lit! completed-ivlthin fivv years from tlic coming into force of this act S'.nd section 14 of the act of incorpora-'f and the amendments thereto arc hereby ainGnded accordingly.'1 Cantaln Campbell is only the nni'n-'. tnal introducer of the bill, and said (bat it would be explained fully in .committee. Ho said il applied to thiv proposed road known originally as Iho. High River Hudson Uay. Ready to Proceed James Wclr (non-partisan) N'anton. said he had hern informed lliai ncople in London behind the railway; now had'the money ready to proceed- Genoi-itl Mixun in Sultan's King- of Armen- ians Musi Slop TOHOXTO, 'March year motor cars wore registered in the, provinco of Ontario, an increase of about twenty thousand in a year, according to A. McLean, deputy minister of 'public highways, who ad- dressed the convention In this cily yesterday-of the retail automobile branch of tho Detail Merchants' As- sociatUm. Ho estimated that the On- larlo government would cipend about sixty million dollars In tlio nest five years on the forty IhouEand miles ot roads in Iho provinoo and Ontario might expect to receive about six mil Ion dollars in the next five year; froiA llio Dominion govern men I's fund for highway construction.x .CONSTANTINOPLE, March 4. view of the gravity of the situation, the cabinet resigned to- day. -The Sultan has called upon Marshal Izzet P.isha to form a new cabinet. Vasha Is u inirtlsnii of Musla- Vha Kemal I'.-Mhji. the lender of the Turkish Xatlnnallsls. Ills tion as head of the now cabinet Is re- Karifal hori; as a illstmcl Irinmiih Mr tho Nationalists over the sultan (ind the more conservative leadcra. The Turkish situation has-Jiccn Kroulng In seriousness recently from suvoral oauacs, The allied supreme council In Ixiinlon hns about completed 119 ilrad of the proposed peace treaty for Turkey through which thd-Turks, while retaining nominal possession of Couslinillnople, are to bo deprived ot (heir ccnlnrlcalouis covlrol of (ho Dardanelles and the and lose territory contJiining approximate- ly four-filths of 'the nation's popula- tion. To induce compliance by Turkey and with a view to wielding an Influ- ence for tho stoppage of tho renewed massacres of Armenians, the allies have recently sonl strong naval rein- WHAT IS THE MORAL? BRIDQEPORT, Conn., March John Wallow and his two boarders attended church ser- last night, burglars broke into .the hbute and went through three trunks, securing In and Liberty bondi and de- parted without leaving any clues. EXCHANGE ADVERSE FOR SOME YEARS Missouri, Iowa, S'ortli Texas and Minnesota was ser- ously crippled. The disturbance v.Ill spread rapidly Arkansas wardens. Residents along the bayj shore and others arc feeding many of] DlillANGO, Colo., March sast and south today and tonight Colorado, already suffering a cording to weather bureau forecasts.! nm. iasi night was in the carrying sharply reduced temperatures o( t ul blizzard said; lo be ears. Only ond train snow and rain. Most of the-Interference wilh Diirnneo in len days. A railroad traffic reported early today! (rain and several engine wan In tho mountain slates and Soulh! are nnowbonnd near Cumbere'a Dakota and Minnesota. Awhile nlc Plata mining dis- ;raph and telephone lines suffered 11rlct-Cnc SnOW reported lo bo 12 ladly from Elect in the olhcr 25 fcct hit by Ihe storm. In Ihc mountains.] lo railroads from slides andj boulders toppling over on Ihe could not be estimated, fsllroad men] said. In llio La Plata mining district of j, Colorado, where snow was reported 12 to 20 feel, deep, a rcpetitioir.of tho] sorlons floods ot nine years ago was feared. H wcra! days before Isolated towns Iu Colorado again would have railroad comnmnk-allon. inlitoo: Messrs. Colo, shall, lioyle, Stewart. Mitchell, Me- w. (government) Xortli Loan, Smith, McCnllum. Stnle, (all gov- Crawford, Stanley. HoaiV >cy, Hamsay, Stewart, Campbell, Snoff ccr. Wilson. Hudson, llarkor, Ebbelt. Atkins, Kemmls, total Will Ask For Investigafion Member's Status By Committee hONDON, March Dominion dinners. Limited, with sales last year of nbont two million greater (C'onUnuort on Durango has been cut off Ion previous year, and an In and Sllvcrton tvvcho days. in profits, at (lit St. Paul ami Minneapolis, Minn., re- -......-i ported heavy snow anil strirct car traf- fic badly handicapped, anil similar ports caqle from Duluth and at the head of the lakes, Dulnlh adding (Special lo The Herald.) EDMONTON, March to his avowed Intention lo force the Issue in his Attempt lo unseat Hon. Wilfrid Garlcpy, former minister of municipal- ities, who has removed his domicile to Quebec but Is silting In this session of'llis legislature, General J. S. Stew- art, Lothbrltlgc. has given notice-, that cm licit Friday will move anothei motion along these lines. HAMILTON, Out., March P. Tint; general manager of Iho Hank of Hamilton, In an address to the Wom- en's Canadian Club here yesterday af- ternoon, expressed the opinion thai II would bn some years before the rale of would he corrected. PRIZE fOH AIR FLIGHT LONDON, March DU government.'according to tho London- Times, has Offered a. large prize for an air flight from Holland lo Iho Hutch Hast Indies. distance ot tntles. The slnrl will bo iimdo from Soeslor- burg. Three: Dutch lieutenants arc now !n Knglalul for Iho purposo obtaining macMiioa, tf NEW RECORD FOR ONE SHARE OF STOCK NEW .YOnK. March highest prlco ever recorded tor Ihe sale of one share of slock fir Iho hlslory of the New York slock exchange was paid yea- gterday when ten.shares of Al- 'lantic Refining Company, com- mon slock, sold for a share. The previous record was maite May 1901, when Northern Pacific toiti'ho'.l during u panic. annual meeting hero yesterday was able to add lei the profit and loss ac- count i divided lion there Is-a Seven per cent Iho preferred j slock. thus making thu tnV In addl- ot rllvlilcnd was paid on N. Y. POLICE GRAFT NEW YORK, March ling revelations ai police department were predicted at'the dlitricf attorney's office'today af- ter John J. Gunsonfla police de- tective, had been indicted on charges of bribery'and extortion. Three worsen testified before the grand jury TRIED TO SWALLOW "PERS" BUT WERE WRONG KINO WINNIPEG, March a drug clerk, hat been arrested on a charge of forging the names of prominent local phy- sicians on prescriptions for liquor, which he Is alleged to have been rellina for one dollar each. He had 15 bogus prescriptions in his possession when arrested and made an effort lo swallow so'me Calgary, objected lo'the consideration, of any railway legislation before I lie- house knew how it tilted In with Ihe general railway .development through- oui the country.'. The time wtis past tor free trade in railway charters. Milk River Farmers Interested C. H. Mitchell, provincial treasurer, said thnt he was under Ihc; impression thai one of the branches of this proposed line was the one. which; had been projected from Milk River to Medicine lint, that a largo number of farmers hail induced to buy stock in the railway and now wanted an accounting. He was not certain of this, but lie wanteil some information on Iho smb.iecl. George lloadley. Okoloks, said Ihr. (rouble in the past had been duo to Indiscriminate granting of railway charters to Irresponsible people, and that much ot this had Jiecn donr nitre-ly lo promote real estate apecn-. lalion. lie forced with Mr. Davidson that it was time lo reconsider the pol- icy of free, trade In railway charters. The house gave the bill second reading, mid it to committee, where It will be discussed In detail. The wording of this motion will br- 4 of them when he was sfprojched "llcsolved, that the question an loi by an officer, whether the present silting member. the Hon. lias a Ic-gal right lo ill, or vole> In Ihls house ho referred to the committee on prlv- lieges and elections wllh Inislrucllons to said committee to report In full (lie j evidence taken before them and all I LilGAL" FENCE MUST BE 8 FEET FROM CROP .The directors decided not to'pay evidence (nkcn before Ihcm and all i ff I a dividend on Ihe common nl- their proceedings on (ho reference and i.n n( thoir InqulrlcK. Such report lo nroaeuteA to this not later than Ibc lllh day of March. D'ANMINXK) STARTS TO I'KRSECUTK SLAVS LO.VDO.V. March telegram from llclsraclii to tho Ixmdon Tinier says IliiU persecution of tho Jugu- Slavs by (iabriclc il'Annunzio. the in- aiirgtnl loader, has commenced. Sovural Jugoslavs at Klumc lifivo received orders to leave town In fire i while others are threatened wilii there wns after pa'ymeut of bond Interest, rtlvldends ii'ii Iho preferred stock, .etc., which would have boon sutficicnl (o pny 18 or 13 per cenl. 'on Iho common stock. The reason given was thai owing lo the hlgb. cosl of wcryllilng the money would be by tho .company for fls operations. WOMAN SUFFRAGE CONFERENCE LONDON'. March Inter- national Woman Suffrage Conference will be held in Geneva from Juno fc Juno U. On n previous the speaker C. S. Plngle ruled that he hud no juris- diction to determine Mr. (larlt-py's rfeht'to a spat in house but thnt he riuesllon would II-TVO to be settled by (ho members Accnnllng to in circulation, the government will propose that the iiuestlon bo allowed to KO to the conrls for a decision. Members of the op- position cliaradorlzo such a proposal UK ridiculous KDMOXTOX, March a long ami argument. j expulsion. Ihc Wise sitting as a commit- "-rne shorl notice." says the corrc- ice of wliole ou Wednesday ppondent> "leaves these persons no to occupy themselves'wKli 6afo-_ Kuanllng their property and coflsf.- qiienlly Ihey will be pracllcally rulrt-' til." estored (tie clause in thd now Ciins'ilulatfld AnlmlJs Acl lhat before n, fence nroniitl a crop being Iwn'esteil can be termed legal, the crop must lie least fight feet from the fence.. -I. A, Aranla. put up the principal argument for (bis -V limitation which was heatedly opposed by J, H. Keninilfl, (op- position I; Plnchor STRIKES TIE UP SRITIJH MILLS t.OXIJON, March .linndre'cl linplalc mills were Idle today tiii'oiigli' strikes. Sixty thouwnd men uro.nw; nffcried by the Soulh Wilts' ulCft! ;