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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME Xlll. SIXTEEN PAGES CANADA NOW M4STS MOQSF PARTY "BM _ Clark. of NMMi Cross-Ben caers the Warty, .Ved of In I SATURDAY, MAflCH SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 73 IION GOVERNMENT VlpEYAID TO LETHBRIDGE NllnWRN IF PRO VINCE ASKS FOR It (By; MwxK. In'th. Motioa For Inrestifm- tiom By DECISION REACHED -ON PARTY VOTE i Or. litettftf Ctark of U Hit Mr. Crew, later, -Deer by then of a Dr. Clark; went on, "nine-! tenths of. the activities'of that body I an activities." Mr. MMdlebro, North Grev: "Would yoo approve of the Canadian Manufac- turers' Association putting candidates In the field r" One There were cheers from'the cross: heBcbeVas Dr. Clark replied: "The Canadian Manufacturers'.. Association always' hail candidates In' Ihe. field'and me tubers'-in Ihe. _ Mr. relumed lhal the an- swer was no reply. On Clark .responded that certainly he .was not in favor of (be Canadian Manufactur- ers' Association pulling candidates' in Ihe field. But were Iherc not already "luleretls" in politics? The bat lie of the farmers was tbe outcome- of con- ditions under which they lived and "surely (I Is lime for a little more boa-1 est democracy at home." Will Support Amendment Dr. Clark announced he loo would j support Iho amendment. Two other cross-benchers, Mr. Mac-) Null, Saltcoats, and Lev! Thompson, Previous! Dr.: Clark strongly dl s- clalmed any intention on the part of tbo National Progressive party of class legislation. UtjUition "Has there been' no class legislation Dr. Yet there DCMUM Wl Frnd Mwy to Take up if Gurutecd by the Alberta DR. Member for who put the before the house rose at G o'clock iii the of Comuioiis Kfi- journ Qu'Appe'le. also cohlrtbuled ,lo the de-j Moose" party ie-the map in his to adji_________...... More Seats For West Mr. the course of his remarks, submitted a scheme for' re-'t distribution based on an estimated in-' crease of In' population. Such. Stewart in liisargument for Ihe refer WM ,ho, BorTOr" when fanners be an increase Mr. MacNutt said, would i enco otlhc Question of MK Gariepy's ,0 about Ihe a lolaJ house membership of right to sit In .the house as a mem Manufacturers Assotntlon? Fh- I with an Increase of IS seals for thej had removed his residence I cl k Bresg5 "So far as I have been (four weslern provinces. _ from in a from __j_______ ____________________... I Dourinot's Oen. __ 1 Hare That Railway by Dommro Dourinqt's Stewart '.quoted' section iiv.of Bcur' not, which slates that "in the Cana- dian-, as of Commons, whenever any question is raised .affecting, Ihe seat of a mem- ber and Involving'matters ot.doubt. either in. law or fact, it is customan to refer it to the consideration of a committee." N i'rubably -the strongest point In de BIG SNOW IN MONTREAL MONTRfcAL, March thsn 12 inches of snow have fallen so .far since last-nigh 1; and Uiere. is. a mile-an-hour- wind. :TSe Vancouver rain is 10 hours laic. referring Ihc controversy to a comwttlee, was-that made by llekay, who quot- ed Ihe disqualificallan .for members by the Legislative Assembr Acl showins'lliat no. of di quili ficatlon lor non-residence was made Thai is Advice of Former British Officer Who Has Been in (H) lanadltn Jress TY_re) C, Canadian Wn alone that U thofanrJMet them out their own ial legislatures had intended to make non i Thit is the only situation of residence after-elccllon -a I tbe Russian irrobleTB The placing of cation, it would have been specifically _" i set forth in Ibis act. British-force of 100 fXM men In Kus Mr. Boyle's Amendment bla would achieve ansolutely nothing Mr..lloyle moved an. amendment lo -Gen. aiewart's the araehd- mcnt slallng as the Provincial Elections lAct and Ixgislalive Assem- bly Act provide for a court, of in.ter- jirctation of the'dlsciualificatipns of a member to..sit lu.lhe legis- lature should liqt attempt-to interfere with .'Iho rights' and duties .of the court. In reply to This Is the opinion pf-MaJor-General Thort-Gray, of lite- Russian army, and dWUhgutshed of ficer.ln tie British: expwlltionary for ces, who arrived morn lag on the 'Kaliha Itner 'Suwa'Maru on'bls iray" ip'New YdrV London. The general- his reach- IT Although Elereiith Hour is At Premier is Optimbtic Mariii In an editorial ol (Special to The Htrala) OTTAWA, OnL, The Dominion Government's attitude to- wjrds financial atalttance to irrijatlon development in Southern Alberta is unchanged. Hon. Arthur Melghen, in March last, President Marhieh, of the Irrigation Development Asjociation, that If the province dlitriet bonds and desired Dominion aid aaalnrt same, aucK would be considered. J' On Thursday Mr. Meiahen received an application for financial asilatance from the Lethbrldje Northern trustees, and which follows, Indicates clearly that the Alberta government mwt ask for financial co-operation, and then the Dominion wilt states its position. 'THE DOMINION GOVERNMENT'S POSITION The wire follower "Your telegram received. Th- oovernment, through myself, made a propoea! In this regard ori the 12th March, 1919, which not accepted. The matter can only come bsfore us sgain at the instance of the govern- ment of the Province." .WILL' LOAN THE MONEY Those who are in Intimate touch with the situation here believe the Federal government Is willing to find the money for irrigation develop ment and to loan It on the province's guarantee. Some members of the government feel that since the 'acquisition by the Domlnlon'of 'the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canidlan Northern Rail- way has relieved Alberta of thirty millions in .railroad guarantees, that Province Is In a ve'ry much better petition to finance the irrigation dis- trict. Further than that, it Is argued that Alberta on go on the market it the present time and dispose cf'its to better -advannnoa than the Dominion. LETHBRIDGE NORTHERN THE KEY It Is felt by Messrs. Murnoch and Buchanan, who are 'familiar- with the situation of affairs here and In Alberta, that Irrigation development on the financing of 'the 1-ethbritige Northern. Upon Its, success depends the extension to the Macleod-area and all the irrigation prop- ositions of Southern Alberta. Patience and are required in pursuading financial men of the necessity for Irrigation .advancement, so while Chairman. of the Irrigation Development Association, is In .the -east, he felt his services might be utiliied to approach eastern bond houses to accerUln their attitude toward financing the district. rVTn i dealing x'lh IheTlepaitnre n in U lU troubies he jiVelr at htanc, Ihe says ,i-5tai tie Italian p'remler will lo walk' .ily, partlcularlyi'it, be. "reaches Home without having effected a seltlernent the Adriatic question: He does not Capt. R. Campbell v Mnr i M> hi. thrilling lain) Mr. licyle stated that the mailer would not Interfere with attempt, (o unseat Mr, Gsrlcpy through an ac- -tio'n In tbo courts: How the Vote Stood Upon the amendment ottered by Altorney-C.eneral Boylo lo the motion t'ne vote stood as follows: For the amendment: Messrs. Goto, McKay, Marshall. Boyle. Premier Stewart, Mlt'cholO Smith, Walker. Ixjisird. McCallum, .McColl, -Kalon, Montgomery, JlcDon- aid, McN'aiujhloo, Pnidden, Ebbelt, Shtindro. Davidson. Morkeherg, Skew- ing, Hie, State and Gaott, all govern- ment, totsl 16. Crawford. Jload ley. Hamsey-Bwlag', Gen. J. S. Stew- art, KemmlK, Campliell, Davis, Spen- cer, IVllson, Huds6n, Lowery, 011- mour, Lundy, Barker and Cunning- hum, all opposition, total 1C. Hoadley Ruled Out Xflim of the Independent'members remained In Ih6 house tt> Vote. (leprgo.lloadley, Okotoks, made strong effort to bring In Ibe register of Ihe house, showing lhat Nr. Oarle uy had reflstered his residence fnis session ai Three Rivers, Que. and when ho uttemnt0d to offer this as an- amendment'to the original mo lion, It WAS ruled out by Speaker Pin Sis on Iho ground thai II did not ap ply to the substance of (lie nrlglna motion.' Alter- Ihe carrying Ot Mr Hoylc's amendment. Ihe original mo lion Stewart defeated bj prncllcaliy the same TOle, Mwsrs Me Coll of Iho govemmen side having led the hall meinwhlle. i The Debates In his'argument, General Stewnr recapitulated his former argument from Iho Klccllons and l.cglslallve Assembly Acts, principally section t of the Elections Act which describes the quiilltlcattona ot a candidate as a inbjecl ny birth 'or naturallza- rosldcnl In Alberta, also a rtcflnl- lion of "candidate" in llio same-act as including "ft p' in lo serve In "tho iiuMmnl) Heading Oieso two phrases togcihvr In1, held lhal Mr. Oarlopy has dlsquallftexl him- "soU by removing his rosidence to Quo- boo and lhat under past precedents o( British procedure tho rjuestlon should bo rotor-rod (o a special com- inillco. AStornoy-Opneral Itoyla argued lhat the cnllro stnttilo must be read to- gether wllh llio legislative Assembly I Blaliilo to gel al the real meaning ol the legislature, that the phrases pnl "Periences Central Russia and'Si- of orces againsl in an ef- oTf to free Two at- empts to LONDON. March DiscuMins tie meeting of the Unionist'council In Belfast, the Ixjiidon Times "ssys the tenor of the remarks nf several of the including 'the representa- tives from the three omitted, was non-committal regarding the new home) rule proposals of the govern- ment, but that (here is every lndlca: lion that (he proposals will receive consideration, although the delegates from Donegal, Monaghau anil .C-ivan obviously aro In favor of Ihe inclusion. Want Whole of Ulster Included; m Northern Parliament enih hour, despite ihc ill-judged pas- sion with which -the whole subject ap- nuvtoei peart" to be treated In understand some of President Wilson's .comments on certain Ilaliin claims and aspirations'must be dis- agreeable to those who support .Ihem, bat thatOls because his crillcisms, though they might have been worded more politely, are in substance unan- swerable; Still, we do not think that wrath at President Wllson'fj hurd -words'and acceptance by Ihe Miles of argiimcnts which Ihe Italians consid- er.to be specious and .Inapplicable, will induce them lo repudiate n set- iiffi__________________ ___________.. tlemenl which conctderallons of their of the" whole'ot the province of Ulster] own interests should lead Ihem lo indemnity for Pensionersof Those Killed OTTAJVA, All descendants of soldiers, sail- ors or airmen killed dnris- the war, have (ieen notified by the board of pension commis- sioners that under the terms or the peace treaty all pen- sioners of the deceased men are to receive indemnity for their lose. The amount of the indemnity U to be based on the age of the man killed and the age and number of his de- pendents. Pensioners are only required to submit the date of birth of the deceased man and the date of their own birth. Daniels' Dictum in the North Ireland parliament. adopt." DECLARES: SOVIET OF WINNIPEG STRIKE A. J. Andrews, K. C, 'Addressee J nry, Dealing With the Main Facts of Evident Taken Dur- ing Past Month in Trial of Seven of Deferne WINNIPEG. .March Canad- ian Win- 111pey general strike of tSlO was an atletflpt lo overthrow constituted au- tliorlly, directly to c. lon-wide propaganda, campaign' in which the accused active, A. J. Andrews, eoniisel crown, conllnued his address lo the jury, today at the trial ol Ihe seven and labor council, reported jn Issli6, Mr. Andrew's showed where the accuieci, Johns, the trades and labor council Jiad de- cided to co-operate with tho Socialist parly, 'mid gain conlrol. A tiuolalion from .Tohng' speech read: are now tlghting with ideas. We shall soon fighting with ritlcs." Mr. Andrews stated that at this lime Ibe Ideas of the general strike was.be; coming --widespread. Kilted Labsr Party An etlltorial by William Ivens in Ihe Western Labor News was quoted, us to differ, but the world ilenc'e, asked 'Ihe jurymen whether they could remember one word or sen- lence where methods bv the use of the ballot had been sd- strike leaders. Mr. Andrews outlined evidence which, he stated, showed that begin- ning with the anmhierW 1918, accus- ed hnd aUompleii to arouse in a class spirit, with tfb'Ject of estab- lishing a soviet form of government. Defense counsel intimated today that B. A. K.O., would de- liver Hie flMl address im behalE of the accused to th6 Jury. The Andrews continued outlining the propaganda campaign and read excerpts from tho Western Ubof News of January U, reporting the meeting held In Hie Majestic (hcalra at which Ocorgo Armstrong called on tho workers lo support only measures Totaled. Speaking on the changes, according elrnggle djmnndi lhal we stick 16- tether for some liltlo time lo A lette'r from Knssoll to Slcfenson of: Vancouver, in referring lo Ihc Social- 1st conlrol of (he trades anil labor council; declares, "We have killer! the parly for sure." II also refers lo the rustling of Iho head- quarters In Winnipeg by thd on January 'JC27. Tho writer in Ihe same leller refers to the beginning of a propaganda campaign among rc; 4............- 'old coming _-, to evi- dence, had hoped the change woujd he bloodless and it depended, he on Ihe '-education oK-the workers through the literature being distri- buted. Mr. Andrews fM tuat the Majestic Iheatre mcelliiK was a, fitting sequel Ui'that held In the theatre. The sgFcakers, ho said, continued to Inllanio llir. people against the jov- erninent and their cnptpyers. Their speeches contained heinous references lo the! wAr and to lliose who fought m-lt. The-relumed .soldiers, had WASHINGTON, March retary of the Nivy.'" Dinlels told; the house, naval committee today that he.would recommend a naval program for trie next fis- cal year larger than that propos- ed by the general board, the peace treaty Is not ratified at'this session of fnal ratification, the secretary added, that If country In the end rejected the league of nat- would feel compelled to renew his recommendation for an- other -thres-year naval construc- tion program. He reiterated statement which he made last year that, unlen a league of nat- ions was (orm.ec! by which every nation will help preserve the peace of the wortd without com- naval building, the Unit- ed States "must have' incompar- ably the biggest nnvy in the and declared there wae no middle around. .The program which the secret- ary recommended be authorized In .event the treaty'is not ratted, agreed with the general board's proposal as to capltaf. battleships and one battle cruller added to that proposal, 20 light cruisers and only six stiper-__ destroyers were rscommtnded'by- the board. Adriatic Note Indicates He Willing lo Give Way in Adriatic Muddle I'AHIS, JIarch tnmed isolillers. -Mr. .Andrews t the jury 'hat Ihc scdillons nature of the meetings held In Winnipeg, was plainly nhowii by Ihe cftecls-lhey hatl on Iho returned soldier. Mr. Andrews claimed thai It no further evidence lnal louchlitK on the mecllngs nl Iho Walker and Ma- Jesllc IhcatrcR had been put In, the crown could real its case witli con fldcnce. Attacked Constitution Armstrong uppko lo InlliienCe thu which would do away wllh all pro- j audience for class distinction. "We perly rights. iiavo no class dlsllncllon In fought for ideals, lie sslcl, which were different from tho Weals in evidence sti'lHese meetings. The same returned Men came homo nnd found persona who had stayed at home, Including an alderman of Ihe Winnipeg, who presided over one of the meetings, inak'lng seditions speeches and pass- Ing" sortitions resolutions. have- the evidence of living witnesses as lo Ihc effect ot Ihese speeches upon them." MONTREAL "U" SUBSCRIPTIONS MONTREAL, March total subscriptions to the University of Montreal Is now only a little short ol Statemeni of Hon. Duncan Mar- shall on New Act Provid- ing For This Year's Seed (Sptclal lo Thu Herald) KD.MONTON', March eglslnllon -for seed grain loans wllh- -ii and without organized lien Will aggregate' In the neighbor- son's reply lo Ihe note by the .allied premiers, relative to the Adrlat- In. was not discussed by members of the supremo allied council at London yesterday because of obscurities In the text, the cable tioiupiuijF" 'ncjng asked lor a repetition, Ihe licho dc Varls. As far as cam he as- ertiiined, however, :Mr- Wil- son does nol show any desire to wllh draw from Kuropcan concerns, and ac cepts the French and'British sugges tlons-that efforts be made to reach a direct understanding .between !talj Mid Jugo-Slavia relative to the Ad Halle problem. "As mailers Pertlnax odds "the Italian cablnut has Ivansmlltci to the Belgrade gAveriimbnl Its bes concessions, the moat'important o is Ihe nbandonment of conlin Intention and .Fact .Are Far; Has Failure LOX1WX March hejterma of tbe home rule ho'Times, has opened chap'ler n the Irish conlroversy, and "though evenls hive marched apace in-lrelancl, be people of Ihis country remain un- Satisfied by any reasoned the Increasing Inconsistency between the declared policy of-the government and the actual administration of Irish: affairs." Cpntlnulnf, tte Times says: "The chief secretary's descrlptloirof affairs in Ireland In the house, 'ot commons Thursday wcs In roallly_ a confession of failure on: his part, ami. on lhat of the as com-, plctely disaslrous a confession as'any; which a holder of his office has ever made. "We have nerer doubted that had the government frankly based thcii Irish policy on'Indisputable tmlh, the Unionists wonld have broken down and the co-operallon of moder- ale Irishmen in the admlnlatrallon o( Iheir country, and there would have been lortay little, If any, of that relgii ot disorder of which Mr. JiacPherson so bitterly and so tragically com- plains." Declaring that with every measure- f repression th? outrages Increase mil crimes become more daring, the Tlmea concludes: 'We believe, however, that the.spin [Ope of Irishmen for ft satisfactory hood of by.lhe llmo needing ulty of lurritory between Filimo an< is completed (his year, Hon. Duncan [Italy. Marshall, Minister of Agriculture, lold Ihc House ou the nicin- berB were considering one of the ser-rt train lo.in acts in committee of theJONTAKlO FAKMKR whole. This particular net provides; for advances for Reed grain to outcome, lies, not In obstinate pcr- slstencft in proposals which already lave been shown Inadequate In many respecls, but In uslns the they already havs gained anfl tho ae-. r-ialaricc parliament will they frankly seek II, lo secure for, ftml ulUnialcly presenl to this cfcnnlry Ireland, a broader and- hensive raeasiiro of homo WIU, ASK COPY OF WHEAT CONTRACT WITH OTTAWA, March A copy -of' the contract between tho govern'- ment, or (he Canada wheat and the Greek government for the sale of bushels of: grain, to be asked for In the "The Jugo-Slav answer has not a on Monday by Joseph Arch- yot been rrceiyed in Ilohte, who have had a crop failure last year '.ilslcle ot the organised (JOVKRNMENT CAUCUS TOHONTO. M.irch For the first f. tf if t, 4 UNDAUNTED BY H. C. L. QUKIH50, March High Cosl of living? Large faml In the saino.Issue Rw J. Jolins.iono Mr. Andrews explained. "This lilora- _ of he .ccliserti (5 reported as advocal- luro may have applied (o lUisslanU: lies? Quebec, scotfg at v Ing Iho spread of soviet flteralure. 1 class dlsllncUon.'hul cnuld not apply Uus'siill Is reported culling on the I to free C'Bnada wllh nil this, talk working class lo unllo and gain con Irol. Sam Dliimcnbe le and ga itg, a I ih< aboul classes. The speeches were not raillclsms of Iho government, as meeting, asked the tanners, soldiers any man has right to, but were dig- snd workers to'unite overthrowiging at tho toiindaUon of Ihe constl- tho capitalistic system. tullon." Keferring (6 meeting'of Ihe trades -Mr, Andrew, to thy cvl- all ihls anil nn cxnniplo Is foil ml f in tho ..birth yesterday at Ks- conniafns Mllli of twins to Mr, 'and Mrs. Kugcne Bouchard, a 4 farmer, The liouchard family now numbers 20' fthlldret, IS of whom nro ties. llmo since the 'now government of jonlnrlo was organized, a caucus wns ambault, Chambly-Vercheres, Mr. Archambault also asks how many railway cars are being held load- ed with wheat because the Greek government refuses to stctpt the Wheat al it prlte higher lhan lhat set forth in ths contract.' At tho present-lime there arc mil-! held today ntlon.ltid by Y armor and itandlnc loans for send craln without I Labor members of legislature, ttly Iho iminlclpallller. of Fume was simply n -gei. toifeliiBr and lo selllcrH within tlio innnicinaH lies of BOmo at total otor Ihe whole province. At Iho Siltno lime, Iherc arc outstanding over tho province about in loans advanced for SPI-I! grain by the Dominion govonimerif. but thlij reiire- ncnts a reduction from a total of 400 000 advanced by the Dominion gov- ernment'since IMS, which provincial minister exi'lalnod jilorn'nrd, give tho ministers n clmnrc to tell what legislation they proposed lo bring before Ihe seMlcs. "Wn waul the members to know what is coining up so they can think iibinil It and then be able lo proceed Intelligently Ihfs'mlnlsWr aald. Premier Drury falil there was no statement lo be given out as lo the treasurer C U. Mllclicll Ihonsht con-caucus. Much of Ihe legislation con- sliimcd an cxcollcnl record. had liecn rovlcwcil RETRIBUTIONI OLBN FAJJ.S, N'. V., March freight train running at high speed through the1 near C'hnzy yesterday struck sigh and Bmasbed several1-.J. ...misand dollars worth of smuggled whiskey. escaped, but kept 'on running.''' sic th ;