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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE-LETHWilDGK HERALD KHIIUV, MA11CH 4. 11M THE PRIN Iff vui" ut; tlllteil, With thift m view it can con-1 amh that soon. Another month- niay see thege agGnts jn tllo ,The minister of agriculture, iron. Mr. Marshall, is known to be in sympathy with tlie movement. Mr. H. A. Craig, a General Elec- j -nj5 minister, has openly, der, icordiugly, open- j chined himself In favor of diatricV ed to the Government :u the asents. So there ia little doubt but tinuance of the for bring- ing about this specific measure, with- out insisting too strongly on the ar- guments that call for a General Elec- tion. The wa. was, ao ting of the Campbell amendment, call- 1 that at experts will he en- ing for an adjournment of tha House alter the necessary matters of Supply have been gono into, and then fram- ing the Redistribution, 13111, with an by-elections, is not ono which can give Action to follow. the Government' any encouragement j that it holds the confidence of the electorate at large, nor. docs it noM j forth any prospects to make tho (Inv- eminent any too sanguine as to the outcome, in being returned to should it essay the task of going be- i fore the electorate. Facts are fiicts ,f i gaged for the south country this year. I Fortunately, action -was taken in j sufficient time to have the expense in- Total daily sales of liquor at gov- er it best by redistribution, and the tariff and ernment liquor stores warenouaas ig the demands of a surpassing! other matters could wait until after; in 1920 amounted to S84 accord- no tiRnnlB tn mikp wir; bome market- b-v Promoting solf-re-1 the people had hecu consulted at the in the t th B c no people jubf cause to make war, {n praduction and by bidding Polls. upon us. We holt no national prej-. enterprise, genius and efficiency to R. H. Halbcrt, another Progressive. udices. we entertain no spirit of rc-jcarry our cargoes Amcrican venge, we do not hate, we do not no vet, we dream of no conquest, nor boast of armed prowess. "If, despite this attitude, war Is again forced upon us, I earnestly hopo a way may be which will unify our individual and collective strength and consecrate all America, material- ly anil spiritually, body and soul, for national defense." NO DETAILS OF NEW INTERNAL {these I am unafraid and confidently Mr. Harding dealt %t. length with the face the future. toms to the markets of the world." PLEDGES HIS SERVICE TO FELLOW CITIZENS In conclusion, the new Un'fed States president pledged his service to his fellow citizens in these words: "I accept my part with single-nnml- bot-1 pointed to the Ontario bye-electious prohibition commissioner. to show that the government had lost had! Allegations that' there was a .whisk- ey ring in Dunvillo, and the'claim that its hold. Ontario' nauia certaill prominent citizen ot Torou turned against it. to a member of the church or denoin- S. Jacobs of George Etienne-Car- ination which is pushInK the Dun. tier, criticized the government expen-f vllle investigation had worth diturei on ships which, he said, had of !iquor In hia fteljar? were features been intended for war .service and tne inquiry, relative to the charges marked that thc department ot trade edness of and humility of and commerce had ceased to function, spirit and implore the favor and guld- Sir George Foster, its minister, should ance of God in His heaven._ With he sent to his reward as high commis- domestic problems jnust he fac- ed by the United "Sthtes government "I have taken the solemn oath of office on that passage of Holy Writ a result of conditions arising out! wherein it is asked" "What doth the of the war, but dealt with them in Lord require of theo but to do justly generalities only, giving no detailed and love, mercy and walk humbly with forecast of the new administration's thy God.1 This I plight to God and policy in this respect. country." against former Police Magistrate Hustings. SIMPLEST OF CEREMONIES (Continued from Front Page) While the, senate was assembling for its special session, the first of the BIAS AND IGNORANCE IN EASTERN CANADA. It becomes a to whether indignation or pity is aroused over r-.rticlos of the description of the lowing contained in the Toronto Te eluded in tlie estimates the government sees its way clear to ac- cede to jjie expressed wishes of I GTth" Congress, the diplomatic corps southern farmers and business men. I was'.'arriving and assembling in the marble room, to be escorted into the j chamber. tho beginning of the ceremonies in While the new senators were being the President WH- sworn In the remainder of the party son was in his room at the capltol began moving out of the chamber signing bills which had been passed toward the east portico. All of the in the closing hours oE the sixty-sixth congress.' Sanate.gallerlefl had been filling long before this hour. Invited guests of the new president, vice-president, speaker and justices of the supremo court of the States supplied witb. coveted cards of- admission, were assigned to the northeast gallery and guests of representatives to seats in the three ones. The party in the galleries was lit- tle less distinguished than that on the floor. It was com posed of American women scarcely .less known than their husbands taking part'in the ceremony below, families of foreign diplomats and men and other women In the forefront of the social life of the na- tion. SASKATCHEWAN SANITARY ENGINEERS' ELECT OFFICERS Ambassadors Were There Gorgeous in the colors and gold of MOOSE JATV, March 3.-The "elf sioner in.London. What West Wants W. H. Whits, Victoria. Alta.. said! the C. X. R. had lost much traffic, be- cause of shortage- of ears to handle the 1 western farmers' grain. Tho western members who stood behind the gov- ernment today were, not representing western sentiments, Mr. White de- clared. The. opposition were more representative what the west want- ed. Adolph Stein, KamrmrasUa, gave the- house a list of scandals against tho government, beginning with war con- tracts awarded In contravention to the act and continuing with the horse scandal, drugs, binoculars, shirt, shoe, padlock and other alleged scandals. After E, Savani, Chouthni, had sup-[ ported tho King amendment, Donald party -on the senate floor and the j Nicholson, Queens, from the govern- guests In (he galleries, by pre-arrang- j ment benches said opponents of the ed directions, moved along tho ro-1 administration misrepresented the sol- tunda in lines which cpnvcrycd at the j diers when they charged that these- main entrance and thus nut to the men were coerced into voting for the Beware Another Hopper Plague, Farmers Warned E. H. Strickland Tells Pincher Farmers to Watch Out Again This Year lected (hn following of- and have to be dealt with as such. And in the fact, likewise, that Govern- fleers for the coming year: Crerar's love of the I President, C. A. Urcen. Saskatoon; 1'nitfjit Stutns and. fear of Britain may vice-president, Scott Robertson, Re- lie an inheritance' uf the Farmers' ;'gina; Hccretary-treasurpr. Jaa. Adams, jnenta, just as human, beings, are only parly from the Americans engaged millegina. The executive was elected as human, it is difficult not to form the j thc lands''of the west, [.follows: ,Jt. A. Rnantreo. Regina; opinion that the Meighen Government I 'V T- J- lully believes that, In subjecting itsuie; apahV u to the popular vote, it would be wise not in in the future of Canarhi.! not to be too anxious, in the truth j to buy necessary "T i i 1 a the irvwest cost, whether coiue Telogram. They may appeal i which it has como to instinctively re- alize, in the reading of the by-election results, part of that discretion valor. ia the better Progressive party ul' which Mr. To anybody who knrv.vs the western rouse derisive laughter, whether the Tha tale of the by-elections is writ for all men to read. It -would be idle to misinterpret it. Facts are hard things to get over. The by-elections have been distinctly averse to the Government, brought into being as a Union Government In 1917 under one leader, and continued in the triform name of tho National, Liberal, ami Conservative Government under new leader. The constitution of thc I to be the latter. The viewpoint in this Government in the Cabinet changes has changed. The. loader has changed. prejudices in Eastern Can- but to tiie intelligent section of the puople of Canada, when reading piffle, the thought must arise that it would bo better for thc Toronto Telegram, to iise a Scottish saying, save its breath Lo cool its por- The one time solid Unionist Party has disintegration, and is not what it was as when first elected hy the people. In the name it bears, tho present Government' has not been giv- ttt the cndo.satioQ of the people, and Thanks to the live interest of Mr. 'iliiarn Oliver and those who are BO illligcnlly co-operating with him, Leth- bridfie is to have a fair this year. In is questionable. It jrf more likely its relation to tho agricultural corn- unity in tho district, ami in the In- case is all the more to be comHniied.' lomst U is bound to create, a great It is just articles of this naturo will be rendered in the insll- help to antagonize tho western farm-; union of the fair. Thc co-operative of- er, and so to make for that distrust j forts und the thanks of all those inter- and suspicion which Mist betwoen I ested in making tho city thn centre of him and the eastern interests. Very j a fair thc diatrlct are due the men little purpose is effected' by may j who arc exercising themselves to well be termed tho "effuMous" of the hiring it into in the order of the time they have boon accredited to this country, the ambassadors coming first and the ministers last. Next camo the chief justice and the associate .justices of supreme court, in the sombre black silk gowns of omco, moving tiknvly and dignifiedly to the places reserved for them In j chairs placed in the front row facing! the vice president, and at his right. Immediately "-aEterward, the mem- bers of the house {of representatives weru announced. A seat had been placed on thc rostrum for peaker Gil- Ictf, at the -left of View-president Mar- shall. The reprnsniilatives filed through tho chamber to places re- served for them on the west side while the senators were seated on the east. PrcKirler.t-elect Harding, escorted, by the committee, on arrangements, en- tered the senate chamhfjr at the main door and was escorted to the seat on j the fioor on tho right hand side'of the main alste and fart rip the rostrum. Vice-president Coolidfin was escorted to a seat on tin; platform. Vice-president Sworii In The senate chaplain, thG Hev. J. J. Muir, offered pniytr and tho senate of the (i7th congress was called to order by Vfco-prcsldent Marshall. As silence settled nvnr the chamber, Vice-president Cnniuige stood beside Mr. Marshall. Unth men raised their right hands. Mr, Marshall slowly fjpoke tho vIcn-prnsidont'M oath, the new viro-prnsiiliMit repeated the portico steps. The guests were in their places before Mr. Harding ap- peared on the speaker's stand, a small structure 30 feet square, built with iron girders and with a cover- ed canopy above housing the sound- amplifying instruments. The whole was decorated with flags and bunting. As they came out of the capitol the company from the Senate passed through a lane of Marines to places on the Capitol steps and under the east portico, hack of the presidential party. Mr. Harding was accompanied by Chief Justice White of the Supreme Court and the Congressional commit- tee which had scats on the platform with him. The Actual Ceremony Then before a great sea of human- ity, official and unofficial, invitod and uninvited. Mr. Harding took his placfl at the left of the Chief Justice and at the right of the arrangements com- mittee. The assembling of the presi- dential party, its departure and tlie only spectacular features of the out- door ceremony. Simplicity and sol- emnity marked the actual ceremony itself. When (he President takes in- augural oath, tho Justice, Bible in hand, stops forward; the man who is about to take oath, stands besidii him with raised Slowly and solemnly the Chief Justice repeats the oath by lite constitution, the president kisses the Bible government. The question was put to (he house at a.m. The Campbell resolution calling for a recess until after census and redis- tribution, want down to defeat without a word in Its behalf, neither mover nor seconder being in the house. Liberals and Progs. Together Voting on the King amendment brought a solid lineup of Liberals and Progressives supporting the amend- ment. Major O. W. Andrews of Win- nipeg and L. J. Gauthier, of St. Ilyacinthe, voted against the amendniont. Messrs. Molloy, Michael Clark, Mnharg, Refd of M'ac- Kenzie, Knox and Kennedy announced they were paired and would have vot- ed for thc amendment. Cheers for Hon. Arthur Meighen (By a Staff Reporter) PINTIIEU CREEK, Mar. ed by the beautifully undulating Pin- cher country with Its background of hills and valleys and mountain heights, and a crowd of farmers packcd the lecture car, the speaker, ot the Interprovincial Weed Train de- livered some of the ablest addressee of the tour. The shortest but by no means tin1 least important address here was? made by G. M. Stewart, of the Do minion Seed Brancli, Galgary. In forceful appeal for cleaner seed, Mr. Stewart astonished his hearers by de- claring that not a single car of su1 table for seed had passed through Winnipeg last year. Ilia authority for this statement was Geo. SearleP, chief grain inspector. The serious- ness of this condition, said the speak- er, cannot be soon grasped. It must be corrected and can be by a co- operative movement for clean seed and clean seed only. Use the faiming: mill radro, was tho fan n tliii- ...-.n..v-... only seed that is free from ,weed and thunderous applause greeted the seeds and seed of hish germinating announcement of the result. The ud-! powers. Have your seed tested. dress watt adopted and the house ad- There ia a lucrative market for seed journed at a.m. wheat, oats, barley, Is Quefec Liquor Ultra and the ceremony is over save for thr delivery of the president's inaugural address. flax, -alfalfa and Umothy. Onlario is looking for seed oats now. Clean lircnthy seed is ex- tremely tliflicuit to obtain and sells for fancy prices. Ciet into this game, was, the speaker's advice, hut pnt j none oilier than high quality seed on the. market, i The lectures here were spirited _________ jand meaty.. Tim inlurest was sns- i tained from start to finish and num- Ex-Premicr Bower of B. C. is! cams questions were askeri. of Opinion Importation Can't Be Stopped Beware thc Hoppers Keen interest was siiown In the administration of tho noxious weeds act, the identifying of weeds and their eradication. Also In Mr. E. II. Ql'KREC1, Mar. Strickland's warning of a probable When that was concluded the Senate i al lhn ifmtor hill, which was I recurrence of'the grasshopper pest, returned to Its chamber for the snec-! by "ln l'rov'ncial govern-110. M. Shirk, in reply to a question, lal session called by the retiring I u'ccl; i3 "'''Constitutional In-1 explained that the KriKkatchewan gov- ident to consider nomination if ofllc-1 infringes upon the rights I eminent supplied the poison' bait to ials by President Harding and the new i is the opinion given by j municipalities at half price and that President started oift with his escort! of cavalry for the While I wno nae sent; is met by taxation. The act compe There he "hung up hin hat" and went to work. GOYNE HOME AFTER GRILLING DOG-RACE TUB PAS, Man., Mar. Ooyne, of St. Paul, who put up such a tough struggle on the oulward trip of the. dog derhy only to lie forced out of the running on the homeward trip, arrived here at last night. It took him 10 hours to como IhB laet thirty miles from liocky Ho explained that his dogs simply had _ ftitrin u.t i iit. MLIIL pi icu (tim IIHIL t i j. Iioivser, a member of the British the expense of tho hopper campaign IcRlslutiira who hae sent; in met by taxation. The act compells 'ihe fiillowins telegram to Arthur j n farmer-to set out poison. Last year loader of Hie opposition in the i the sister province to the east spent ligllting this pest. The corn- Would think provincial' legislature Immiitlos are now being again organ- puss iuKislation to monopolize izod to cope with any outbreak that rds, and then delivered his addrcai. Ooyno, iot been in condition for velle arrived a short time ta" the trip. after ".'-s. but not beii'tve they can pass legislation to stop importation iiy individuals." GIOLITTI TURNS ROMf DOWN SOCIALISTS Mar. Giolitti In the chamber of deputies yesterday de- I'lincd tho request of the Socialists that italy's policy on tho London re- lie (input icn bc-r then confini cisiou. Friday. The chum- tlie premier's du- occur this season. II. A. Grille, deputy minister of agriculture, spoko on the broad prob- lems confronting tho agricultural in- dustry in the hew era, and Prof. liod- ford expressed greetings from "Httlo old Manitoba." O. McConkie, of the ClareHholm school of agriculture, is with the train, and assisted Mr. .Stew- art in tho lectures to the paralioiis conference he dizrnssod by llu> farmers and form era' wives of to- morrow. Prof. Cutlor delivered. hiH excellent address on "Crop Produc- ;