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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIV. LETJIBRIDGE, ALBERTA THURSDAY, MARCH FUN FOR SOME! National Conference Called By City of London Voles Strongly in Favor j HON. MANNING DOHERTY j SPEAKS TO GATHERING j March As- sociated national con- ference summoned by Lhe corporation of the city of London to discuss the rmbargo on the importation of Can- adiau cattle into Great Britain was I held at the Guildhall here yesterday and was attended by representatives oi many county and city authoritiea and of agricultural societies. Sir George Perley, Canadian high commissioner, wrote that Canada had I ulways been free pleuro-pneu-! moola. faying: "Indeed, wo had less this, than you in Great Britain." Balllle Walker of Glasgow, moved it resolution in favor ot the remoral of restrictions and declared that the landed .and some agricultural inter- ests-were behind tho embargo. This motion was seconded by a delegation from Birmingham. An Amendment. j An amendment moving that the time wan inopportune for the removal of Hie embargo vis seconded by Lord Crowe, who said this "is no question cither of free trade or of protection." Thereupon Eome of tho audience ro- Bllpported the motion itwou.d e fall if minister of agriculture, spe'aking In support of the resolution, said that _ Canada had afi fine a veterinary de- as any country in the world Xo ?owitry hac! better health records for Its herds, which, are bigger and I better than over, j A further amendment, moved by the Drill for Oil 30 MtLs South- Wit Onefour (From Our Own Correspondent) O.VKFOUtT, Mar. parties! j iiavc started drilling for oil in Brown's Coulee. Montana. 30 m-Ilcs southeast of Onefour. minor anticlines appear in formations of i this vicinity and we expect that ex- i ploration will the line soon, NCMBER 79 Rainbow Lumber Sawmill At Is Totally Destroyed By Fire OF BOLT Reports Coming Through Very Conflicting But Indicate Big Battles U> The Herald) in tho Fargo Courier-News. PERNIB, ifer- Mr. J. A. Uroley, priprietor of .the Rainbow Lumber Co received Here today that the i saw mill boliinrtlg to tho company i and situated jtcajr Roosville, was to- j tally destroyed by fire this morning. Mr. Broley hat no particulars further j than tiie fire atartod !n tho filing room, i Fifteen thousand dollars of tho loss is j I covered by insurance. RAILWAY WAGE REDUCTION.BY PENNSYLVANIA MAY RESULT IN WAGE FIGHT AFFECTING CANADA FATE OF PETROCRAD STILL IN BALANCE RIGA, Mar. brigade! of Bolshevik soldiers in Moscow have deiert-d and joined the re- volutionary forces, it is said in advices reaching here. The ac- tion of the soldiers was prompted by the very acute food situation at the soviet capital. from. against the soviet regime continues to bo obscure uml conflicting. A; 1 Reuters dispatch from Helstngfors i I filed yesterday states that a Russian j news agency there has issued a state- MODIFIED LEAGUE IS URGED, U.S. PARIS, March was stated at foreijrn office to- day that negotiations were un- der way between the French embassy in Washington and the United States state department in an effort to induce President Harding to favor acceptance of a modified league of nations. Next-of-Kin Must Maintain Thosfc i i Dependent on Themj Attorney-General Introduces un i PENALTIES Decision of Supreme Council a Meeting Last States French Aim j OCCUPATION MEASURES I NOW ALMOST COMPLETE Act Making it Compulsory on Judge's Direction (Special to Tbe Herald) EDMONTON, Alta.. .March ment that .the fate of Petrograd is Boyle's new act pro- j still in. the balance and denying that TllllnB "H" compulsory maintenance of MANSLAUGHTER IS VERDICT, IN MURDER TRIAL AT WOODSTOCK! WOODSTOCK. Mar. tha verdict ot guilty of manslaughter returned at this morning, against Denton Garneld, the older brother, Normau Garfteld will face a. iiirv this moraine Canadian Railway Official in In- terview in New York Says Railway Labor Come Down THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT who fired the shot will bo the chief evidence against Norman. U. S. AMBASSADOR ENGLAND SAILS, W, tion ior removal of thp tion for removal of the embargo r.-urried by a large majority. "SATISFACTION" HAILEYBURV, Ont., Mar. Heeve Paul Bsniiomme of Black- meyer township was yetterday awarded one cent damages in an action for alander agalnit Eugene Robinaon. Mr. Juitice Matten ordered each party to pay hia own costs. Bonhomme alleged Robin- son had termed him a thief and crooked." the steamer Olympic. As a compli- ment to !Ur. Davis, one flotilla leader aud-elght destroyers mot the liner at Spitbead and escorted her clear of the Isle of Wight. A large crowd of diplomats, govern-1 ment officials .and llguroB prominent' in society of the British, capital were j at the station hero to hid him fare-! well. As representative of Kins i George, Earl Canon, secretary for for-1 elgn affairs, ejrpresatii rarret that' Mr. Davis was .Jeavlaj. and voiced the tope that he rerlait Bngland. D. Hunt in lengthy Report To Legislature Strongly Urge in Voluminous Report Does Some TRIED TO, POISON" Philosophizing and Gives j WHOLE FAMILY, IS Occupational Groups j GIVEN TWO YEARS Oor- vette. who-pleaded gutlty to a charge of attempted murder was yesterday sentenced to two years' imprisonment. Corvette attempted" to poison a fam- ily on a farm near Elkhorn, Man by putting strychnine ii water which was to bi coffee. DENY RUMORS ____ 'GRAIN TRADE PROBE a Boost (Special to the Herald) EDMO.VTOX, Mar, ing an argument throughout in favor of proportional representation system of voting, a voluminous report ot 135- typewritten pages was laid on the table of the legislature Wednesday at'ternoou. The report, prepared by John D. Hunt, clerk of the executive council, at the direction of the legis- lature, is one ot the most novel of its kind ever brought into Hie house in that Mr. Hunt not only expends some lOIT pages in moralizing and philoso- phizing- roost gloomily on present of electing gov- ernments, but cornea out llatfooted In i'avor of occupational groups having Dolltlcnl recognition. Mr. Hunt in Ills preface says the oeen made anil report "has ..compiled a real are still being made to eet fte Inquiry report, not to bo consigned into a shelved, but you riiuv "state that th" dusty pigeon liole, but to bo inquiry board will be "chosen and right among the members and among the I was how another prominent people too. j western member replied to tlio Cana OTTAWA, March R. Moaner, grand of the Canadian Brotherhood of Rail- road Employees and a member of the railway organized labor board strongly condemns tlta statement made by Hen. J. R. Reid, In the house on Tuesday evening In which the mlrtfiter attributed the present conditions of the Canad- ian rallwaya to tha wage increaiei in the past few years. Mr. Mosher states: "It is unfortunate that Dr. Reid fthouM make statements' that lend color to the mlaleading propa- ganda spread by certain Intsrecta Intending to create a Imprec- lion In the puWic mind that tha rank and file of the.railway work- an of Canada' are overpaid, "Ha also states that If any per- sons are drawing1 excessive sal. arles In the Canadian rallwaya then they are not to in the ranka of organized labor nor among the rank and file of the or- Einized workers. Some indeed are not earning a living wage and many thlnas should be re-adjuttfid before N.V.O. CUTS TOO NEW YORK, Mar. 10_The Naw York Central Railroad an- nounced today that beginning April wagea of approximately employees in practically all departments would be revlied. A conference will be held later to agree on the'new scale. NEW YORK, March (Cauad.l-.in effect on Canada of tho announced wage cut on the Pennsyl- vania railroad and of tho possible labor struggle- that may follow was touched on her last night in :ia inter- view given the Canadian by a well known Canadian railway, official patslng through Now York. I In reply to a question if this was I to ba regarded as tho opening gun in I a flgat that would be carried into Can-1 ada. im said: "ft. is to be hoped them will be no In 'the Cemmona OTTAWA, March 0. Motion carried to have special Hansard pheet. issued gfvins English, transla tion of French speech delivered, dur- ing previous still in. the balance and denying that revolutionary troops, are occupying three-quarters of the city. The "dis. patch says the insurgents have taken I positions in a part of tlio city which I fire from Kronstadt and that it is also being shelled by Bolshevik I batteries at Boulkoyo. I Another Holslngfors dispatch states that an artillery dael has been fought between tha fortress of Kra'snoya Gorka and seven! armed trains, and that foreign couriers have been un- able to leave Petrograd. The fortress of PctropavlovBk has been badly Dam- aged, it is said. A message to the London Times' T> i. _v_L i. l UK.-BSHIEO ID me London Times I ,atscuEJca on Finland states that tho batteries by garth, Ontario bouth. that ro- at Kronstadt opened flre vostordav moyal of would not he a-gainst seventh Bolshevik divi- In tho tatarajf of Canada. Amend- i sion which was attacking revolution-' mcnt I. E. Podlov, South I ury forces near Oranienbaum. ,.Tho ot me95ago adds, "appears to bo In a ferment" 1 Radicals .With Rtbtl, bill i TUB IIAQUE, Mar. appointing board for the to the Roval correspondent of the Rot- th. I siassbode, Kiisslan- radicals ut.. deported from tho L'tiited OTTAWA, Mar. in par. States are playing a prominent part Renfrew. adjourned. House rose at 6 p.m. i In MM.Senate Third -goveraniMit board foi luc Lake of the Woods. Senate adjourned, j until Tuesday, March 29 llament: In the Hause First business iwill bo aa act re- specting copyrights. Today's busi- ness was not fixed when the house rose yesterday. In the Senate -Vo sitting of the senate today. children and poor persons by their neit-of-lvin, had rocky joiug in com- of the whole House on 'Wed- nosdaj'-afternoon.'; but. considerable progress was made on the measure. The fist of the bill is that the him-, wife, father, mother and chil- dren of every old, blind, lame, men- tally deficient or impotent person, or of any other person who is not able to work, shall provide maintenance, including aduQUi'.te food, clothing, med-, ica] aid and lodging for such persGu. j The aid is to be given at the direc-1 tion of a Judge, and it was over tho methods provided for this to bo brought about that of the argu- ment arose. Reapanilbillty tf i There was a long arf umeiit over i making the wife equally responsible i tor the maintenance of disabled or! holpless husband as the fort the wife, "Mi1, tioyle said had J been brought to his attention where a. man had turned over all his property to bis wifo, ho had later beeamo dis- abled, and "she ha.'i turned the-poor I fellow out on the stroo't tu starve." in the -ijcw revolution in Russia. This IV. jr. Davidson, government. North correspondent asserts the deported Caliary, thonght. however, there was 'Russians bad jrroal espectatlons of an estra obligation on tha part of Russia, but were bitterly disappoint-i bands, bocaueo when they marriod ed when they found that the comnnin- they tool; women freqnentiv from istic regime represented "nothins hut-------- a. acntence to an indefinite term of hard labor without adequate food." BERLIN, Mar. German imperial cabinet today unanimously ap- proved the manner in which Dr. Walter Simons, the foreign min- ister, had conducted the recent negotiations with the allies in London. President Ebert presided at th' Mar. penal tiea ImpoMd upon Germany wil> ceate only when a utlsfactory solution of the question of re- parations, disarmament and war criminals has been accepted by the allies. This Is the decision of the supreme council taken at its meeting last night at which time also M. Briand declared that the French government had no intsn- permanently occupying territory on left bank of the Rhine. He taid that the only ob- ject wat to secure execution of the treaty. The council agreed to instruct the allied high command of the Rhintland to Invite the attendance of Italian representatives when economic ouettlona resulting from the application of the penattiea wan undtr oonaldaration. M. Briand and the hands af the other delegations aHpreaaad ap- preciation of Premier Lloyd George's conduct tha confer- The council decidad to draft bill for a fifty per cent, tali on the sale of German goods. Occupation About Compute ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, Mar. forces have rlrtunUy completed tho occupation of tlur Rliino of the Ruhr region, all tliat remains to ba done being the Bolzuro of -a few villages and impoft- crossroads. As yet cupations earning their own living and j ofiii-em have not arranffed for a divi- in a few years the woman became Gn- fit for her former occupation. sion tno of the occupied gone between iiritish, liolgiau. and French ModerationistsWant Government to Take Liquor Sale Control Petition With Presented to ORDERS REDUCTION OF Be Considered Shortly, Says Cony- 1 i WAGES ON PENN. RAILWAY beare No Doubt to ModerationuU' L. C. McKinner, Claresliolmi thought troops gathered alous tile oastem Of Mr. Eoyle had taken tke extreme case of the wife hut had not tiken the ex- jtreme case of husbands. Sale of Tax Landa Attorney-General aluo introduc- ed a new bill amendln: the Sales of Public Lands Act, of the ono which ruled out of order last week as being a money bill, and ae such a public act. Tha chiof objection tho former bill waa that it provid- ed for the sales of lands taken at tas sales by the province by private In- stead c! public sales. The new act provides for sale.1: by auction. Private Sale Whatever. (Special to .the Heiald) EDMONTON', Mar. that the government finjls "considerabl PHILADELPHIA, Mar. The di- I rectors of the Pennsylvania Railroad (company today adopted a resolution i directing the executive officers to give fight. I do not know what'will ban-; in enforcing the Liquor Act." pun in Canada." The moot important statement that Charles Stewart made to a railway official quoted said its WILL PE DROPPED OTTAWA, Mar. Preas.l There is absolutely no truth iu It." was how prominent members describ- ed a rumnr from Winnipeg today to the effect that the. pronosed inquiry into tho grain trade was to be call- ed off. "Many efforts have been made and j States in raising wages. Not Blow at Unionism ITe waa emphatic in his clatemcnt tlut the cut was not a blow at union- ism, the unions and railways having Attacka Present Fcrm It attacks on the present form of fleeting members tu tho logislalure will accomplish that purpose, Mr. Hunt lias achieved It'in full measure. jdian Press. It is understood that the successfully in recent co-operated years. "ft is .1 matter of life and he declared, "not only for tha railways but for millions of people who wil lie thrown out of employment if labor does act donate like everything else.'' future." Presumably, the meaning.a' i recng te executive officers to give coming In from all parts of the pro- 1 as promptly as possible proper notice vince and that they expected tho total taat ic is 'he intention of the com- signatures obtained would aggregate more than Premier Stewart I with economy conditions The resolu said that the petitions and the re-! tion did not specify any amount in marks of tbe delegation would bo, the proposed reductions White no taken under consideration by tho cab- specific officers were mentioned it Inet in discussing the Liquor Act, "in j was understood at the offices of 'the a very few dayg." company it would affect everyone .The soldiers engaged in the opera- tion were delighted with tbeir "mili- tary promenade" wlileli was favored. by unusually fine weather. They draw comparisons between the reception given them here and ia Frankfort last year and there seems to bo a sort of friendly atmosphere in tlio occupied district. A Dusseldorf news- paper said yesterday that if the authorities followed out the lines laid down in the proclamation by General Do Goutto, tho occupation of the city would be "supportable." Net Hottlle Act General Gaucher, in direct com. fmand of forces here, has is- sued a new proclamation saying that the German delegates at the London conference showed unwillingness to observe, the Versailles treaty, and that tho allies were forced to coerce the German governraenv to fulfil itn obligations. He has laid stress on tho fact that the occupation is in no sense a hostile act toward the popu- lation, and that not only was the free- dom to work guaranteed, but the al- lied authorities would do their best to improve the conditions of the peo- ple and assure an ample food supply. He has stated, however, that the poo CANADA'S VERY OLDEST CITIZEN CELEBRATES HER 116TH BIRTHDAY RICHMOND HILL, Ont., Mar. Maxwell, Canada's old- est cltino, celebrated her birthday today. She hai out liv- ed her children and la now all aiant. Though frail the la etlll able move abput. aha eata heartily, tleepa soundly and itlll g-overumont iu waiting tho acceptance of a pbsition on the proposed board by some ot tiic well known public men of tlio wast. One of tlio mem- bers will likely be a judge and tlio other two men who. have had experi- ence in tlm grain business and yet ,_wlio are entirely dlsinJorostsd in tho inquiry. PROSPECTOR SUICIDES VANCOlTVBIl, Mar. JO.-Tlm body of Nels Peterson, a prospector, with a wound over the heart with a dis- charged revolver lying near It, was found in a room nt Jnclfaon av- JIUB lant night. Tho man left n note declaring fear ot insanity and mating wish that his money amounting to 13100 be uwd for the relief tit homeless und linnirry children In this LAWYERS PROTEST LANOIS TAKING JOB CLEVELAND, Mar. Clove- laud Bar association last night adopt- ed a resolution protesting against Federal Judge K. M. Laudts accept- ing tho position ,ot baseball commis- sioner. The resolution declares that Judge Tamils' action is inconsistent with the full and adequate perform- ance of Ills duty as a federal -iudgc, and that it constitutes a serious Im- propriety on his part. BRANDON FIRE BIIA.VUON, here early this morning caused 'damago to the Alexandra block on Tenth street estimated nt Brockles' fur. nlturn storn curtained the heaviest loan, fin stock having badly damaged from wnter.' premier was a discussion of changes with reference to enforcement of tho existing a-ct. Signatures Tha deputation .deluding twentj-- two men and women laid on the cab- Inei table petitions bearing signa- tures of voters, men and wo- men of Alberta._ asking that the gov- ernment'take ftill control of tlio sale of liquor in the province. Spokesman for the deputation wore Dr. C. F. P. Conybearo, K.O., Latli- hridge; A. U. G. Bury, ot Ewing, Harvic and Bury, solicitors, ICdmoiK ton, and Macleod Sinclair, of Calgary. Want Complete Government Control Under questions by tho premier who read aloud the wording at tho head of one of the petitions. Jlr. ConybearG speaking for tbe deputa- tion said that they were a unit in j wanting tho Government control of' tho sale of liciiior which meant also control of light wines and beer by the and not sales of the latter by private indlvldualB as in being alleged by opponents1 ef the Moderation League. The deputation lUted that petitions numerous signatures were still Montana Courts alre Lenient Rum-runner Gets Off Easy WANT DAYLIGHT SAVING .MONTREAL. cham-i >or of s'ommerco at a meeting yenter- daf passed a resolution favoring diiy- (Special to the Herald) SWEET GRASS, Mar. remarkable lenir.ncy of the Mon- tant courts in bootleg whiskey cases is causing widespread atten- tion in the west. Fred Knoblo, a well 'known stuck rancher east C'outts Sweet Grass, who 'on bis own admission in court, Is a booze operator in the whiskey hart boon arrested several times during tha last year. Knoblo has brought many thousands of dollars 'worth ol' liquor over the boundary line, but cadi time lio was arrested liquor wan seiz- od .by t'ffdoral or totinty mitliori- tios." In thn last particular instanca Knobie was arrested January by Undershcrlff Kit while in poHsossion of an automobilo load of Canaiilun whiskey at tho Barre tfHrafisi in Fort llenton. IMicii asked by tho judge last Wednesday morulnc whetncr bo had any legal rep.non to offer why sentence of the court should not he proammced on him, Knoblc.'s attorney, U. 5. .MeGinloy, statcrt that Knoblo had been for tlio last 24 yearn in tlio sheep bus- iness lu the Sweet Grass Hilla along the boundary, operating a tract of is.ooo acres of land. Also tna. iic. hud been attempting to ralsn whrai ni 2.000 acres. Ow- ing to the crop failures and jrou- I'nanulat strinKency, tfasc ot sso.ooo was about to be foreclosed mid his client thought he saw a chance to make sonic money in handling contraband Knoblo told the court that lio had a wifo and tlve children and said ho realized ho had -fallen down and willing tp mko his medicine, hut under tbe circum- stances hp asked for the leniency of the court. He wild, "the dis- grace of a short term in prison will illsgraca me as much as a long one." Judge Tattan said hi. wan inclined to vfnw the mattiir In tlic same light, but gave out a warning that this was not to be taken precedent. Knobie wax handed down a son- tcniw f and ton in Jii'l. pie must obey regulations thai may be laid down. New Customs Feared the presence of allied troops has been accepted in good grace by vDiost of the people businessmen worried over the consequences of the now customs system. Reports are current that certain factories have cancelled orders amounting to sixty million 'marks, but these rumors have not been confirmed. People of tho middle and working classes' fear there will be an increase in tho cost of living. They arc iaylns in stocks of provisions and are besieg- ing stores. In some communities is expressed that stocks of food will be rapidly, eihausted. MANITOBA GETS OVER PAR F0r> t PER CENTS. WINNIPEG, Mar. pro- vincial government today din- pased of a bond at 100.566 to the National City com- pany of New York. The securities were five-year, five cent, bonds and were prepared for dis- tribution in the United States. The second bid waa made by the Dominion Securities cor- poration of Toronto. TEACHERS' STRIKE POSTPONED KAA-VIOII. U. C.. Mar. strike of 51 Hasnlcli school called for today, was poatpbned until next Tuesday, Meanwhile u effort tu !lkvi- the board cm tha ;