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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME X11L TWELVE PAGES LET1IBRIDCJE, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 70: LORD JELLICOE SUGGESTS NAVY FOR CANADA WildLands i Supplementary Make Big Ftevenue In Past Two Years Yield Collected and 1 000 Uncollectecl.Taxes, aTotal of Accord- ing to Return of Provincial Treasurer. Expenditure of 25 to 50 Millions Needed for Fleet Controlled by Minister of NaVal Affairs for Canada's Own Pro- Vessels With Battle Cruiser in_ Lead is Suggestion. OTTAWA, March Canadian Canada decides to cooperate In the general naval needs of the empire, it may conven- ient to possets a base on which to b'uild up her fleet. The basis suggett- ed under tjiece conditions IB a fleet-unit it Is considered war experience has shown, should comprise In the case of Canada: "One battle cruiser, light destroyers, four submar- ines and two fleet mine-sweepers. naval force suggested as adequate purely for the protection of Canada's'ports comprises: "Thfee light one flotilla M torpedo croft; eight submarlnes'xvlth one parent ship." (Continued on Pago Eight) Herald) stal'stlcs o Scathing Denunciation of Gov- ernment Policy of Coercion in That Country March Pre: raler was recently re- elected house of commons for ja'st night conditions before the "Eirjhty of; which he was re-eJecEed Hid mVmory of the old' lie said, had the. methods of.'government in Ireland been or denial 6f I hi elementary principles of civil -and political liberties been so complete, so defiant, so insolent as today. Ho charged that a large proportion of the crime in Ireland was due to tho sense- less 'policy of-.lhc present govern- ment. While he and the Liberal party were pledged noi to apply coercion to Ulslcr, they- were- dentally pledged to the home ruie now on the statute books, and he would think himsel worse than a traitor if he askec'I the Irish people to accept any form o less than was con tairieu in that bill. The great obstacle to frank am co-operation between Greit liriUiln and tho United States, he was Hrllaln's failure to apply !o Ireland the principles tlioy had lioth agreed on at Iho peace confer- c-nce, which were lo be the Governing principles of civilization. Relarring to TurSfy, the termer premier declared that the massacre in Clllela" ought nol to ho the lasi chapter of Ottoman rule. Archbishop Legal is Dead EDMONTON, March Joseph Legal, archbishop of Ed- monton, died at the general hos- pital at 10.15 this morning after an illness cpver'ng a long period. The cause was diabetes. He was In seventieth year. ed priest .June 29, 1B74, and en- tered the Oblate Order September 24, iSSOj He.canie to the Cana- dian West in 1881 and labored for 16 .years among .the Blackfeet In- dians in the touth of the province. He was, called to; tor to Blshdp'Grandine In 1897 at -In" 1902, on Grandine, he- became archbishop of-the diocese 1 which then took'-inl the- entire- province, (Special to The EDMONTON, March sial'stlcs on the sums of money collected by the provincial government through the supplementary revenue and-wild land taxes were brought down In the'house Tjiesday by Pro- vincial Treasurer C. R. Mitchell, in reply to questions put by Captain Robert Pearson. The total amount collected by the government by.the supplementary revenue tax In 1918 was and in 1919, The total amount still uncollected but due under this tax for 1918 Is and for 1919, In 1918 the government collected under the wild land tax, and is still uncollected; but due for thst year the suni of In 1919 the government collected under the wild land tax and there Is still uncollected for that year the sum of PREMIER STEWART IK r' 1 Cross Benchers Voted Against No Elec- tion This Murphy Indulge in Wordy Duel, Once Enrnity Between 'ng OTTAWA, March The de- bate on the-asldress cohcliidedr in" PORTUGUESE SHIP ABANDONED; TWO OF CREW LOSE LIVES HALIFAX, N. S., March White returning to port leaking, the Portuguese-owned steamer Al- batross, which sailed from Halifax on Monday for Portugal, went ashore last night on To mm it's Ledge, near Egg( Island, 28 miles east of Halifax. tn abandoning the ship two of the crew lost their lives. The remaining eight, scan- tily clad, reached the island and were provided for by the light- keeper. They1 suffered severely from exposure. Mackerizie-'King's amendment call-" ing for a federal election was de- feated, 112 to" 78, a government majority of 34. The government supporters cheered wildly on tlic announcement of the vote. ,lt was a straight vote without "switches" on either side of the house. The eleven cross-benchers all voted with the 'opposition. They were Messrs. Crerar, D. Clark, son of Qu'Appelle, MahRrg, Reid of Mackenzie, Johnston of Last Mountain, Kennedy, Gould, Hal- bert, Knox and CatdweLI. The amendment was declared lost and the address was adopted without further division, mornin Mackenzie Kin's 'ameiuhiienl' to .the addi'oss in reply to Iho speech- from tlie throne. of the commons arb inclined to discuss the outcome of the "vote. Those on the' government side express no ela- tion over the government majority of 34 against calling an election; in their opinion it was a foregone conclusion ami the only matter in rtouljl was tlie size of the government's majority in the IIOUSP. }Iany of thmn point (o (ho fact that sufficient government members were J absent to have made the majority f fifty with their votes, which would certainly have been with the Ramsey Tells Negro Story to Make a Point (Special to The Hcram) EDMONTON, March his questions to the new leader of the opposition, Ramsey, W. M. Davidson (government) North Cal- gary, met with a rebuff Tuesday. Mr. Ramney met a number of ques.- tions'which the North Calgary member'put as to Mr. Ramsey's duties as 3he leader of the opposi- tion, whom he spoke for, by whom he was appointed, with .a story. v "There was an, old southern negro." said Mr. Ramsey, lr. Dillon says tlie fiUiiii- tion of Ireluml is desperate ami (le- sion Churchill in llic house of torn- mons last night, said that a request, from a Merlin newspaper tn be allow- ed lo semi a correspondent to London was being considered a nit it bad been decided generally that newspaper rep- resentatives from former enemy coun- tries, if not undesirable, personally, might admitted Lo England tinder suitable conditions. The house spent most of the evening i discussing economy over tbo supple- states- he had inenlary estimates. The principal topic was Ihe reduction of bread sub- sidy and the price of home-grown wheat. The government was strongly mands an immediate remedy. Ho does not believe any hope for a solution is offered by the co'nstilueut. assem- bly or the granting to Ireland of. a status like that of Cuba of the. past. Carson and Hyphenated Irish DHLPAST, Ireland, Kdivard Carson, the Ulster Unionist leader, in an address to the Ulster del- COSTLY BATCHELORHOOD BUT MAY BE WORTH IT YOUNGSTOWN, 'Ohio, March will cost the men of this city twenty cents a month to re- main unmarried if a measure now before the city council goes through. It places a tax of that amount on all bachelors who now pay no municipal taxes.- NEW ORLEANS FIRE NEW CRLKAXS, I.a., March Three bfg warehouses in Iho whole- j sale district were destroyed by flro j early this morning. The loss is csll- mated at 1 OTTAWA, March the house last night it A. Ma- harir, member for Maple Creek, Sask., "Hot the government turn all ITio light they like .on tho tariff situation BO that all classes van see.just what the country is the priv- ilege He welcomed an.exposure of tariff condltionp. His speech was devoted chiefly to re- futing the utterances of Ihe cx- minlster of-finance on the tar- iff.. Ho was Iho last sneaker in tho debate, which closed about 2.30 a.m. of cheers and laushlcr. On one occrv .___ .___ _ sicr' lllfi caM'l of Canada just who were ready to go cd to order. back and fnoe their constituciic-ies It all harked back lo llic now famous with tbe possibility of "not being re- (Continued oil Page Four.) l on 1'age Eight.) Elections In South Africa I Are on Today] Jlarch Asscc- ialed elections! being hold today in (lie Union South Africa will. II is bcliovcil, clo PORT ARTHUR STREET RAILWAY BARN FIRE POET AUTIIIMI, Ont., JIarch j Damage to the extent of was 1 caused when a portion of the Port Arthur Elrcct car barns and four cars were destroyed morning. by fire early this Lethbridge Theatre Attendance In 1919 Reached and- Theatre Tax Was Paid .Large Growth of Thcairn Shown IJy Return Made in Legislature ISpot-lal In HIP llrraMl Alia., March trrs-gciera of the for.r largest eillos of Iho province, Calgary, ICdmonton, I.ethbrldgo mill Medicine lint, palil n lulal of In theatre laxcn to Ihe irrovineiat government In the year 191 !P, according to a return brought down in tho house Tuesday. Other In. (cresting statistics were contained hi the return, which was ashed by W. .M. Davidson gnry. North Cal- Outside of Ihe cities, Ihcatrc-socrs In the rest of llic province paid under tins provincial lax in Kdmonton's, M3.45S.G7: Lclli- bridge, JC.590.50; Medicine Hal, 6W.49. The total receipts by. Iho govern- menl from this In, 151? were 47V. In IMS, 926.01, illustrating the enormous growth ot the theatre business m llic province. Tho lolal number of per- sons wlio attended theatres in 1310 in Alberta was divided as foll'jw.r. Calgary, Kdmonlon, 2.- 311MMS; 286.747; Jluhchc Hat. other parts bt piov- iiLM. A total 0( films we.'! examined during Iho year by Ihe Alherla Hoard of Censors, of which 215 wore rejected. Thirly.nlno .fijins were .exchanged. cido the fale of the government head- by Christian Smuts-, which Is contending against strong Dutch Nat- i fonallsi elements aided by Iho Labor party. Tbc result may decide whether Cape Colony, Ihc Transvaal, Orange Free Slate and Kiitnl an; 'o continue Hrlllah or are to form African Diitch rciiubllr under list own 'flUBJ anJ with an elected president. forces have recently been slrungthencd by being joined by I many who were Influenced by charges that Yorkshire spinners have been profiteering at the expense of South African wool 'The, big'h cost' at living also has been a campaign issue iiml thn rnciiil tanging of a sec- tion of tho liners (o be rid of British domination has been brought to Ihe front by Separation, it is bc-lioved, wmild meet with slrong oppoblllon from Iho British Governnirnt. National- ist sentiment is mild tq he KO Intense that In r-onio Jnslancps famlllea have been divided over Ihiw ismio, Is n survival of the old struggle which has been going on between the Dutch (ind the British since The Xcth- inlands ceded Cape Colony to Great Brlliilii in IS14. Present arc viewed with concern because of atlllude. of tho Labor parly, this being the first (Inio Ihe antl-Hrltish KocrH have been Join- p3 by any part of 'lie Vriltsh populn- llon. BRING REMAINS TO CANADA VANCOUVER. H. C.. March Tbo body of the Into Supl. Fllzhorrl- gan of the Hoyal Canadian Mounted Police, who died the othor day at will arrive about March ,2 egation which has jusl returned from visit to Canada and the United inform- lnoveraeills of Ihe mission tbrougbont anil had come to tlib con- clusion thai the whole o.' Ihe United States, "barring the hyphenated Irish urged lo encourage wheat growing at lioinc. The agricultural department. professed imxiely to carry out this policy and said to that end an ainend- mc'nt in the Com Production Act to improve minimum prices was pro- posed. In the house of lords a uill dealing with tbo importation of (he plumage of birds was a first lime and the local elections proportional rep-1 re'senlation bill went through com-1 I who are in conspiracy with the hy- TROOPS TO IRELAND nUHf.IX, March steumcra landed at niiblln, Tuesday night, thoj I-'reeman's Jonmal says today, with; consl'lerahlo forces of cavalry ami in-[ fnntry nnd n number 'Of field guns. Subsenuenlly these entrained for southern provincial depots, Including Kilkenny, Walerford and Cnrragh. Two infantry battalions had previous- ly left Dublin for the southern mili- tary areas, according lo the newspap- er. Who May Sign Up For Irrigation, New Act? Hol Kiglit Over Interpretation of Word Stewart Stands Out For Lib- eral Interpretation i'rem- ier and' Attorney-General AVnnt Kcslriclirms. (Kpcclnl lo llio titralil) the rteruiltlon which reads: mcunlng a resident owner of land en- titled to ,'t free holding In possession therein" and his objections were sup- ported with equal vehemence by Col. Nelson Spencer (opposition) Medicine Hal. Tho gist of the objections was (hat (o get the signatures of registered owners'of land to irrigation petitions would Ihrow Insuperable delays In Ihe formation of an occu- KD.MONTOS, March pant of the land holding It under ner ,of Ho! respecting House plunged heated control against whoso equity (axes would bs it flghl over Ilio now fictiBgreomcnt of irrigation districts, the! signature sho sale the one whoso Bujnalure should be required and levied In any event and that to re- quire Iho consent of registered own- vcrsy at ,1 tola'hour Tuesday night relative (o the definition of "owner" In tho preamble lo the now Irrigation many of whom are scattered all WH. tinncral Stewart over North America would mean Ihe took violent exception to holding-up of ninc-t.enlhs of thu Irriga- (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON, March It will be impossible for the govern- ment-of Alberta as a government to approach the Dominion govern- ment for any direct financial assistance to irrigation projects from the federal government because of written promise given by Premier Charles Stewart that he hot do so, was the Qist of a statement in'the house Tuesday .by the Premier.- recalled that he gave premise to Hon. Arthur Meighen, Minister of the Interior of the pominion govern- ment; in order to the! deadlock when the federal government At- clined to go any further In obtaining surveys and engineering data for irrigation projects uritil-assured that the question.of financial aid was settled; In other words, tha't-tbe.Dominion which absolutely declined' responsibility-for the direct financial assistance to irrigation projects, would not be called oh for such asliitance. Bated en Herald Dispatch This statement by tlte premier in lie house Tuesday was founded upon the reading oL a dispatch by Gin. J. _ Stewart Lethbridge. appearing in tha 'McraH ol Marc.h S last, i'h-i rf'the Ottivi dispatch %vas u by lion. Mr. Meighen to-an application tor financial assistance from, the federal iovernment by the 'XorlK- cniilrrlgatlon district, trustees. :5lr. replied that '.'The government Irteh through-myself, made posal, on the March last was not .accepted: -.The matter IMII avagain at tne in- of :'i: The Present Situation: BtatemonU: ge'ther; that, is, Premier Sten'arl'F sUleiuent Tuesday and Mr. Meighen's teic'grrtru, the situation may out- lined briefly as j ;'Thc federal government refuses tn give direct financial gation projects, on Ihe theory thh'l Iliey are provincial projects, and as sncii demand the backing of Iho pro- vincial government. "The- federal government intimates thai it will not consider Ihe subject again unless 'at the instance.of tlie government ot the' province.' "The provincial government has given a written promise lliat it will not, as a government, approach tho federal government for direct assist- ance to Irrigation projects. At. IV same lime. Ihe provincial government has already said (hat it is prepared to so tu H certain length in provincial assistance to irrigation pro- jects, to the extent, in the l.ethbridg? Northern, at least- of providing a Und of insurance fund up to about to guarantee interest and maintenance charges for a short term of years." The Premier's Opinion Premier Stewart said that when bo gave the promise thai tiie provincial as a government, woal-l not ask the govornmen: fr: i direct financial assistance (o irriga- 1 tloh, bo had in mind that this would i.not debar the trnslces of any projecl j from appealing in person to the fcri- I eral. govenuncnl for. assistance. Ihn Mr. Meighen now telegraphs that "thi> matter can only come before us again at tiie instance of the government.of the province.'' The Original Proposal The proposal of Jlareb 1'-'. which Sir. refers to m his j telegram. Premier Stewart said, was i lhat in which Ihe federal government lltal the provincial govern- ment lake up the inigafion -bonds and I Dominion government, in re- i (urn would take an final Hinounl of i provincial bonds Issued bj Ihe provin- al governnienl. Mr. Sicwiir: said-he jdtciiu'r.d Ihis .19 A ci.'Ofl 'deal more ilinn the provincial government gunranlceijig (lie tion bonds. I The Probable CourM j Tliere have been 'InlimatlonS, however, from the federal and pro- I vinrlal anllioriJies that if a measr i nroably satisfactory guarnntCG or j urrangemcnt to protect irrigation i homlg Is arranged by tlie prov- i ince, the government may proceed to'give aid to. tbe extent o! purchasing tho Irrigation bom'1! issued al par. It is probable thai whatever federal assistance.Is ex: lendcd will be worked out along; Ihyse lines. Al leasl, that soemR lo be the lino Ihe provincial gqv-. J ernmenl-la now proceeding on in i having prepared very' careful en- gincering reporls on irrigation pro- jects, revising and amending tbe Irfigntlcn acts so that Iho forma-" tlqn of irrigation districts, and the construction of pr'ojccts, will givo tho utmost assistance to in- vestors in irrigation bonds lhat Iho projects will bo a success; arid'' last, devising some means of financial guarantee lo a llmHul t extonl.unlll the pfoiecliT.tireiiiet I on (heir feet as going concerni. phenated side. was on their BULLETINS BRITISH, MINERS VOTE TO STRIKE LONDON, March nat- ionat conference of coal niiners at Its session today declared tn favor of A general strike as a means of enforcing the demand for the nationalization of the mines. The decision of the miners wiLI be referred to th'e special trades union congress which meets to- morrow and opinions which have been expressed by leaders rise to the expectation that this body will decide .on. th6.'continua- tion of constitutional means for achieving ths end desired, Instead of a resort to direct action. tion schemes. j Premier's Stand..... On the other hand. Premier SicwarM declared flatly that tha sole ani prim- ary question lo be considered wan pro- viding the, necessary securities for Iho sale of the bonds; and that wilhouL tho signatures and consent of Iho reg- istered owners, (he sale of the bonds would be practically Impossible. In thin contention, he WAS supported by AUorney-Oeneral J. !i. Boyle, and Frank Leffingwell, Warner, Icr said that he had had considerable experience already In getting tip-irrl- eailon petitions, that he though 11 was (julle as easy to obtain the consent of absentee registered owners, as of tho nctual occupants holding under agreements of salo and tha ;