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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL lETHBHIDGE. ALBERTA. MONDAY, MARCH 7, 1921 PAGES NTMBER72 aV German Proposals Unacceptable, Troops Are Moving Always Some Hardship; About These Reducing ExercUos This Province Leads Way in At- tendance With 5.304 Recorded FINE ATTENDANCES j AT LAST STOPS i WEED TRAIN CONCLUSIONS C., F. Steele> The clou of the itinerary of the Weed Special marks the inaugur- ation of the most determined cam- paign against noxious weeds and for better and cleaner farming in the agricultural life of Western Canada, It is a co-operative move- msnt and rightly so. Tho farm- ing Interests of the thtee provin- ce; are so interwoven that the problems of ont- are common to all. In Manitoba the wild oat and the sow thistle are the most viru- lent weed. In Is the sow thistle. In Alberta the Russian thistle is perhaps the worst weed. But the sow thistle, has made Its appearance in the south country, and this weed be- ing as much harder to destroy as Russian thistle is over Canadian thistle, seme idea of the serious- ness of it may be learned. Co-operation, and co-operation _' afoqe, will spell the defeat of the noxious, weed. If every farmer dees his duty and unites with his neighbor the weeds can be de- stroyed. The future security of the agricultural Interests of the west demands this ef the farmers of the west. In'sslf interest it behooves them to fight the weeds. The Weed Train also brought the three province! together in a common purpose. The effect has been pleasing, A clearer under- standing of fnterprovlnclal rela- tionships has been gained. Then the co-operation of the" C. P. R. in this most worthy move- ment is a pleasing feature.- The railroads are behind this thing be- cause they know it is good busi- ness. "Make the west clean of is the keynote. The duty Is plain. It must be put. across. (By a Staff Reporter) GRANU.M, Mar. province of in point of attendance at the lectures given in connection with the Interoroyincial Weed and Better Farming Special lead the other two prulrte provinces. The same number of stops were made in each province. Approximately people attended the lectures divided as follows: Manl- (Contlhued 4) REMOVES FAT IGertnans Are Informed That Penalties Will Be Applied; Session Takes Adjournment FLAPPERS, PINCH-BACKS, A GOOD TEAM HAMILTON, Out., March G. Booker, In an ad- at (acred concert here last night, cynMiUy spoke of who Midj. "like to effect an air of negligence in their (tawing one overshoe un- buttoned the other Is but- toned." aald he had seen too many such tllly girls on the atreeta lately and they presented a sorry spectacle. Mr. Hooker referred to tlM "WMtMMisttd youth with the form-fitting overcoat and spats" and said this type) of young man and the girl with the unbuttoned over- shoes would make a fine team. Germans Offer Fixed Annuities for First Five Years Equivalent to 12 Per Cent Tax on tion Is Now More Delegates May Consult Berlin Again. j" Brooklyn. Grain Trade Probe Unlikely Now Developing j {Farmers Have Not Asked It Montana Oil Reid Now Spreading Out 300-Hirrd Well in Big Horn County Greatly Encourages Oil .Drillers LONDON, Mar. troops will march into Germany tomorrow in accordance with the deci- sion of the allies to inflict on Germany the penalties provided for because of the of her reparation obligations, it was announced officially this evening. After the Germans left the conference late this afternoon, the British, French and Belgian premiers telegraphed for the immediate occupation by the allied troops of Ruhrort, Duisburg and DusseJ- dorf. LONDON, Mar. of the penalties on Germany for non-fulfilment of her reparations requirement! was decided upon by the allies here this afternoon. Teachers And Trustees Fail In Agreement (Special to the i Mar. to >each au agreement the proposed j i-lause iu tho teachers' contract allow- j ing a teacher to be represented at an appeal against dismissal liy au who might he a lawyer, the joint committee representing the Teachers' Alliance and the Alberta Hchool Trustees asspciation dis- Jiersed late Saturday night after an nil-day and evening session. The Al- liance representatives would not re- from this proposal, claiming thai ft UrvuiVeu liiu iiailt UL i-UCUKXmiuu Jheir .organization. (Special to The Herald.) OTTAWA, Ont., March though thoae who have been urg- ing an Investigation of the western grain trade art dally expecting an order-in-council to be issued con- taining the names of the commis- sion which was asked for. It is not appear Just yet. In fact, its appearance may be Indefinitely delayed. Strong opposition to the idea has developed In the govern, merit ranks, some of the most in- fluential western supporters of administration opposing the sug- gestion strongly. Two names are mentioned particularly as being strongly opposed to the govern- ment Interfering in the question, and they are those of men who would probably be considered as the leaders of the western dele- gation in tht house. It la also said that there Is opposition to the proposal from within the cabinet Itself. Looks Like Grudge t Those that oppose it say that there has not been any complaint from tha farmers' themselves, strong enough to warrant any In- vestigation nor have there bean such evidences of wrong-doing as have been alleged fay some of the members In the house. So far as at least one of the advocates of the proposition Is concarned, it ia felt that his objection la principally to gratify a private grudge against his former associates in one of the concerns against which it is understood the agitation is main- ly directed. There not absent the feeling that the present is not the time to do anything which may increase in the country and lead to a general dis- turbance of conditions, and that if the farmers feel they have been Improperly treated by the concerns with which they are doing business, the initiative both in the way of complaint and pros- ecution should come from them. I (Special to The Herald.) SWEET GRASS, Mar. a I Soft-barrel oil well was brought in, i'several miles aoiitli of Hardin, Mont., i in the Big Horn country a few days ago, it proved to be a real discovery. and of immense importance geotsgic- iullj-. This well wjia drilled in by the I Western States Oil and Lana Co., which is a subsidiary ot the Midwest Co. It is located on a lease obtained from the bureau of. Indian affairs, be- ing on the Crow reservation. The Another Reoort rental Is small but a royalty of one- j OTTAWA. Mar. oishth J" undor the terms ot the (Nothing more has been heard of tho i This new discovery well Is upon a structure about 100 miles south of the famous Cat Creek district, across country. Nearby ts a structure, which is said by Carroll H. Weggeman, the It is unlikely therefore, that the commission will be appointed once and If it Is appointed its scope will be considerably more restricted than has been suggest- ed. j bill to provide for the appointment ot I a -ioyal to investigate i grain marketing imiditlous, which was to have been introduced in the j senate last Tuesday. It was said this morning that the government might take other means of bringing about tho appointment of the commission question. The government already j has power under the Inquiries Act to j name any such commission and give it full powers for carrying out the i Inveitlganbn, so it is claimed that tha introduction of. tho bill would be a needless waste of time. 'ViVWern Un- ionist members, however, 'claim to nip knowledge of the govern- it's plans in this regard. ionist j have i meut's Blairmore Child Accident Victim HARDING EARLY BIRD; BEATS SECRETARIES GETTING TO WORK DEMAND HOSTILITIES CEASE March tion ot hostilities, between Costa Rica umi Panama is demanded in identical notes which the state department dls- Jiatched yesterday to tho Kovcrnment. _____ ____ itl those 'two countries. usually begins, and for Hmo This action T.-SS the f.rst the Kird- was thu only official present In tog administration in the rc'alm of for- affairs and was said' to have been fcascd on tho ground of broad eiped ..WAKUIXGTOK1, Mar. 7.--Presi- dent Harding began his second work day In the White House by beating his entire for-e of secre- taries and clerks to the executive offices. He arrived shortly after S.30, a full half hour before work lency, as the dispute between the Cen- tral American republics involved the United States in the Panama canal FARMING AT MOOSE JAW MOOSK JAW, Mar. op- have been commenced In the Radville diatrlct. according to word reaching here this morning. During the past reek, one large, farmer In the district had flvo oullb at work V'A preparing thi: land. that part of the White House. P. C.-ALBERTA POWER COMPANY AWARD JJIG CONTRACT FOR POLES Little 7-Year-Old Charlin Rossi Run Over By Truck, and i Dies Two Hours Lnter (From Our Owu Correspondent) j BLAIRMORE, March sad ac- cident occurred in Blairmore on Sat- lurday afternoon last, which resulted I In the death of little CMarlie Ross seven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Antony Rossi ot this town. Death resulted from Injuries received when run over by a motor truck. It appears that the little Rossi hoy was In the habit of jumping on to tho hnavy mot- or lorry which is owned by Emil Plc- arello of Blairmore and operated by Tony Rota, and when questioned Rota acknowledged putting the child off fhe truck on two occasions ou Satur- day, but in persistency t'utj boy again climbed ,011 the lorry. On this last occasion and when turning a sharp corne'r the boy must have fallen off in such a way as to bo caught under one of the rear wheels which passed over his stomach and causing such Internal Injuries that the child passed away after about two hours ot suf- fering. The accident took place be- tween three auti Jciir in tho afternoon. Coroner t'lnkney nj Blairmore, who jwas Immediately summoned after qnes- 1 tionlng those concerned in the auXIr decided that an inquest was not neces- sary as the evidence already siibmlt- conrpany's geologist to have a more favorable appearance than where the present well is located, and great things are to be expected of it, later. This second structure will be tried out by the Western States company during tho coming season. The oil was found In the lower Em- bar sand. At the first impact of the drill in the upper layers of the sand, showings of oil and gas were found, encouraging further drilling. After the hard shale was penetrated, oil be- gan to rise rapidly at the rate of fifty feet an hour, until it poured over the top of the casing in a black stream. It is a real black .oil, so it is said, which contains a large percentage oi gasoline, far more in fact, than is usually found in that "grade of black oil. The gas pressure has developed greatly and as the drill goes deeper, the prospect is good for a much heav- ier How of oil from this well. Coin- ing.from the Embar. sand, as it does, it will sell at tho same price aa crude oil from tho Salt Creek, which is pro- duced in Hamilton Dome, a Wyoming field. LONDON, Mar. conference between the .the allied governments and representatives of the German government which began at noon today for dis- cussion of the reparations question, took an adjournment at 1.30 o'clock until 4.30 p.m. Ready to Invade Germany LONDON, Mar. British battalion is reported to be standing to advance upon Dusseldorf, while French and Belgian troops are said to be awaiting marching or- ders that will send them into German territory. NEW PROPOSALS ARE UNACCEPTABLE LONDON, Mar. Carman which it was ttated In FrtncH quartan, wer< unacceptable wart aubmltttd to the aupnme at allied council here this morning before the reparations conference opened ttday'a meeting. The general conference met at noon. Or. Waltir SinWni, head of the German delegation, told the allies that tha Germans rejected the propoaals formulated at Parii, and had decided ta revert to the Idea of a provisional arrangement that they had prepared. This would call fon the payment of fixed annul- ties for the first five years, and .would give the equivalent of the 12 per cent, tax on German exports. It was unofficially reported here at 12.45 o'clock that the allies had decided ta Inform the Germans that penalties would be applied. These penaltiea were outlined to the' Germans by Lloyd George Thursday. (Continued on Pago 4) RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONARY FORCES WITHIN 19 MILES OF PETROGRAD; WINNING, Lenine and Trotsky Said To Be PEEL COUNTY LIBERALS NOMINATE W. J. LOWE BRAMPTON, Ont., March Preparing to break in South Too PARIS, Mar. Bolshevik forces have been driven out of Oran- ienbaum, a town ou tho southern shore of the Eulf of Finland, 19 miles west Petrograd, by naval units from Kronstadt, says a news dispatch. Warships have gone up the Neva river and laflded sailors in Petrograd. where part of a garrison has jollied the revolutionary forces. Tho rest of. the troops is declared to have retreat- ed toward Gatchina, thirty miles southwest, where Leon Trotsky, min- ister of war, and the Bolshevik high command have headquarters. Soviet leaders are terrified and THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT OTTAWA, Mar. in parlia- ment House re-assembles at 'A p.m. for private memhera' day. The senate does uot sit today. F. ardee, M. P., West Lambton, ad-1 and Trotsky are preparing for dressed the Liberals of Peel county, at a convention here Saturday, when Win. J. Lowe, a local cattle buyer, was chosen as the Liberal candidate In the next federal election. Mr. ardec. who formerly was chief Lib eral whip in the house of commons, ac cused the Dominion government having broken ita every pledge, and paid'the government was clinging to nf office despite the the people. (From Our Own Correspondent) FKBNIR, Mar. British Co- lumbia, AlbcrU 1'owor and Light Co. hare let -a contract for fifteen hun- dred poles for 'their Hue from Bull Hirer to Kcrnlc, Murdock and Dlcken securing the job and the work will start ul oucc. ___ tod showed that death was accidental blamo could be attached to anyone. A very sad feature of this accident Is tho fact that little Charlie was tbo only child of Mr. and Mrs. Rossi, and the deep sympathy ft the community goea out to the parents la their sad loss. Inteniinnt vlil itke place In tbo DIaimioro ambably Tuesday. Canada Waiting To Hear of March On Hun Capital OTTAWA, Mar. an- nounced the prime minister In the house of commons this afternoon, "is being kept Informed of the proceedings in connection with the difficulties bttvmn the allied powers and Germany." The government, Mr. Melohan added, had not received definite Information that the allied forcae wen marching on teriin. The prime minister In reply ta questions by Pri ClarK (Red flight, says a Reval dispatch to the JMatin. Anti-Bolshevik leader, Anton- off, at the head of armed peas- ants is declared to be in control of the governments of Tambov and Vor- onezh, in Southern Russia, and it is said that this fact makes it impos- sible to rcvlctnal the northern suc- tions of the country. Soviet Side of It LONDON, Mar; Herald, la- bor organ, today prints an interview with Leonid Kraesin, who has return- ed to London with amendments to the proposed Russian-British trade agreement. Krassiu is reported to have said that, according to his latest information: "All is quiet in Moscow and Petrograd. The only real trouble is in Kronstadt, but this is quite un- important." _____________i B.C. LABOR SITUATION DURING PAST YEAR VICTORIA, Mar. wages increased, hours of labor were somewhat reduced and the habit of striking was uncommonly prevalent last yoar, according to the report ot the department of labor presented to the legislature today. The average for adult male wage-earners waa 131.51 per week as compared with J29.ll for previous year. There 69 labor disputes during the year. Here's Tip to C.P.R -I-1 "i- Help To Business WINDSOR, Mar. was-, a public ice tank more popular' than the one on one of the cars of a Canadian Pacific Express train arriving here from the cast yesterday on the way across tho border. It seems that a nervous Detroit citizen, tearful of. the at- tentions of tho United States rev- enue oflicials had induced a train- man to hide several bottles of Scotch in the bottom of tho tank. Knergetic station employees at London unobserved and unwit- tingly dumped some heavy chunks oC ice on top of tho precious bot- ttes. There waa a crash of brok- en glass. From then on until the tank was emptied there was a lineup waiting for a turn at tho tap. The owner of the liquor declar- ed that ho did not evca get a. taste. Believed To Be Reprisals For Killing of Brig.-Genenl y, C umming Saturday FORMER MAYOR OF LIMERICK SHOT TOO DUBLIN, Mar. Clanccy, mayor ef Limerick, waa shot and killed at hit home In that city early this morning and his wife was seriously wounded. At about the same time, Michael O'Callaghan, former mayor of the city, waa also killed at his resi- dence, Meagre reports received here j state that Mayor Clanccy and his wife were shot at about o'clock but owing to curfew re- strictions, members of the house- hold aay they were afraid to ven- ture on the streets to secure aid. Thty declare that frlenda with whom they communicated by tele- phone could not go to the heuse for the tame reason. About two hours later a doctor arrived from a hospital and found Mayer Clancey dead and Mrs. Clancey in a critical condition. Former May- or O'Callaghan wat dying when summoned by the police arrived at the house. Limerick Greatly Exclttd liar. of men shot George Clancey, mayor of. Lime- rick, Michael O'Callaghan, form- er mayor of that city, in cold blood while they were lyins in their beds. Mrs. Clancey, whllo endeavoring to protect her husband, was shot in ono of her arms. Limerick Is greatly excited over .tlje shooting, which Is interpreted by Sinn Fein adherents as reprisals for tbo assassination of Brig.-General Gum- ming, who was killed at Clonbanin oil Saturday. Ambush Near Klllarney DUBUN, Mar. officers and two members of the ranks wero Wil- ed when 35 men comprising a military party, were ambushed yesterday af- ternoon between Klllarney and Buttel. van. Fighting was still going on last night, according to an official state- mcnt, which waa issued Saturday. Gen. Gumming Killed CORK, Mar. Uuni- ming, commander of the Kerry mili- tary area, was one of two officers kill- ed in the ambush of a military con- voy in Clonbaniu, this county. Satur- day afternoon. Genera! Camming waa president of the court ot Inquiry ap- pointed, to investigate shooting of raiiwaymeu in Mallow. 500 Men in Ambush LONDON, Mar. hundred men took part in tlie ambush of the military convoy Saturday afternoon in Clonbanin, county Cork, in which a general, another officer and two pri vates were kHlod, says a Dublin dis- patch to tbe Central News today. The convoy consisted of five or sii lor- ries and an armored car. The first, two cars of the convoy were blown .ip by a mine, and a.fierce fight which lasted an .hour, followed, according to the dispatch. Then the armored car managed to reach Kanturk, frou I which place reinforcements were sect j to the scene of the ambush. The at- tacking party escaped into the hills. KAISER INTERESTED IN DEVELOPMENTS DOORN, Holland, March Former Emperor William, who daily reads the German, Dutch and English newspapers, is closely following the progress of the London conference on Ger- man Fort Norman Well Is Flowing 1500 Barrels Day DAWfON', V. T.. Mar. C. Advicci received here from Fort MacPhurson. dated February 15 and brought by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police ex- pedition that left Dawson about UiO first of the year, say that letters re- celved there from Fort Nonjian, that tho oil well there is flowing 1500 barrels daily. When oil was struck it shot lu to 20 feet above tho derrick. which was eighty feet bigb. pressure blew the cap off ten during the first six hours. Tho SCHWAB SEES GOOD TRADE IN EUROPE; URGES BIG CREDITS PARIS, Mar. States financiers and manufacturers are disposed to open large credit ac- counts in Europe, Charles M. Schwab, chairman of tho Bethle- hem Steel conijiany. declared here last night to tbo Tarts edition of the Herald. Mr. Scawab was op- timistic in his estimate at the future prosperity of the countrtoH he has visited since his arrival in Europe. ;