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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL BUTTON VOLUME FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 1921 LETHBRIDGE, ALBEHTA. Rewarded to Opponents of Importation of Canadian Cattle to Prove Disease AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS MUST BE QUITE FRANK T Very Quiet in French Zone and General Goes to the Theatre Placed on Graves of French and German Who Fell in 187V GERMANS COVER HEADS AS MARSmLUUSE PLAYED THE HIGH COST OF "STRAFING" Movement in Full Swine Today To Pare Down War-Wage Schedules LONDON'. Mar. As- aooiated the controversy over the embargo on Canadian cattle, tho Daily Rxpress gives prominence 10 a statement by Sir George Young- er, chairman of the Unionist party in words "to the effect "I am in favor of removing the embargo providing you are sure there is no disease." The Pall Mall Gazette aays that in statements like that of Sir George Yonnger, the onus of proof of risk of disease rests with opponents ot im- portation. Any danger to justify tie maintenance of food prices and the infliction of a penalty on the Domin- ion must be immediate and actual ana not remote and improbable. Thf newV paper the dispute-has now reach- ed a stage at' which it cannot drop and it behooves the agricultural In- terests to be perfectly frank, for any suggestion of mere class interest at the back of the embargo will simply damn it out of hand. Government Enquiry LONDON, Mar. As- sociated Imperial gov Harry M. Daughterly, Okie, who; becomes attorney-general iu Hardiag'l, cabinet now completed. i UNSKILLED LABOR GETTING IT FIRST Norman Garfeld Sentence Today Rec- ords Show Crimea at Spo- kane and Winnipeg WpODSTOCK, Mar! The jury in the'caiee of Norman .Garfleld of Toronto, on trial for the murder ot Benjamin Johnston, local restaurant keeper, on the night of January returned a verdict of murder at o'clock last night. Norman'i younger brother, Denton, was convicted on Wednesday of manslaughter In con- _____ -__ ________ ._. nectloo with the erUne. and eminent will Institnte an Inqniry into I fence oa the two will patted prob- abl-.ytoday. Greater -was manifested in the trial of Norman than in Denton, who wai looked upon as the man who had dome tha actual shooting. During tarday by Crown Attorney Ball, Nor- man Qarfleld admitted; having been arrested on November IS, till, (or helping to hold up a COME nemr Spo- kane, Wasslngton. wen had been killed that be whole question of the Importation of live cattle both In its Imperial aand internstial aspects, according to In- formation liven the Canadian Aaao- elated Press. It ta intended to rush the Inqniry and have a report read; to be laid before the meeting of em- pire premiers to be held here in June. The Dally News, free trader, de- (adar that the only object 1m maintaining the cattle embargo, is, as the ei-minister of ad- mitted, to safeguard British breeders from the mconvenlamce of free com- petition. The has become a device for foisting upon the nation a downright measure of protection an- other name, the newspaper says. Censor ship Of Prisoners'Mail Given to Wardens Prison Regulations Amended to Guard Against Attempt at Sail-Break (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON, able discussion was provoked in com- mittee of the whole house on Wed- nesday afternoon by the bill enacting into provincial orison regulations the same sot of rules prevailing under federal administration. Chief among these are the powers of censorship over 'prisoners' correspondence given. to wardens. Among the rules' ia one aimed to stop smuggling of drugs, op- ium and articles used in prison, break- ing, and the rule empowers the warden or persons deputed by him to destroy letters, parcels or packages without; his cross-namlnatlon yes- denied w shoot- Ing. He was watemeed that time from nvo to talrty years aid was pardoned serving foar years and 11 months. Later In Winnipeg, he was arrested for holding up a man. For this he was Mateneed to three yeara, bnt made hit wcape. AUSTRIA MAKES THREE RESERVATIONS ABOUT DISARMAMENT CLAUSES VIENNA, Mar. tlons have been, made by the govern- ment of the Austrian republic in ac- cepting the entente demand .for the surrender of military material. The first would cover the guns, defending the.Danube at Vienna and Kremc, 88 miles northwest' of thlo city. The second would take_ exception 19 de- mands prohibiting'the 'operation, of military school! and the third would relate to the of the Vienna Tie government Is preparing an appeal to the League of Nations. The big nns demanded by the allies are understood: to be of the same type as those used, by the Germans In battering down .Belgian forts at the beginning of the war. infonning the prisoner. Oeo. Hoadley, Okotoks, raised the point that the might be abused, but Attorney- General Boyle slid that abuses in prisons were not due to regulative laws but to the character of the war- den or guards in charge. Hon. A. J. McLean, minister of public -works, un- der whose jurisdiction the prisons come, said that the rules were, not being adopted with any view to harsh- jiess but merely to facilitate the cen- soring of mail of prisoners to guard against jail breaking and other nffen- n-ithin the prison. Tho section tvgs finally amended so that only the warden or- deputy warden will have the power to destroy such parcels. Upon tha objection of A. F. leader of the opposition right, a clause trjls struck out which would have con- ferred the powers and authority of a Father To Hang; Son To Escape Remillard Case Verdict Confirm- ed in Peculiar Case in Quebec OTTAWA, Slar. (Can. Press.) Innitad by his father to shoot an- other man, Romeo Hemlllard, escapes with a prison term for manslaughter. while his father, Joseph Remillard mult expiate his crime on the gal- lows. A date tor the hanging was not named. The case which Involves a most unusual point In law, was argued be- fore the supreme court of Canada on February 24 and 25, and judgment, confirming the verdict from tthe Que- bec courts was handed down this morning. An appeal, McCarthy versus justice of the peace upon a Sart..tcliewan court ]uog: of the prison with respect to enforce- i. arm.l'jnt wan mn- ment of proceeding sections prohibit; ing loitering upon the roadways or premises adjacent to a prison. Mr. Biving pointed out that the warden be- ing in charge of the prison and caus- ing the arrest of a person on this could not possibly have the judicial detachment necessary to ari- s.uro rt fair trial. The bill was given jfcs final reading, MONTREAL PRINTERS' WAGES BEING CONSIDERED MONTREAL, Mar. The deci- sion as to whether, In view of chang- ing economic conditions, there will be 'a reduction In the wage scale in the printing trades following thexce- In working honra to a 44-hour week, has bees deferred nntll April VwjMA International joint con- f erWcf cewcll ot the printing Chicago. ment In which the appellant was con- victed of manilaughter on the charge of negligent driving ot a motor car was dismissed. The appeal raised the point ot whether the trial judge had properly Instructed the jury in what constituted negligence. CHICAGO, te brine, ibeut reductions In the wages of ekilleif employees ably will be taken by many roads throughout the United States soon is adjustments can be made in the pay of unskilled workere, according to officials of the As- sociation of Railway Owlelale. A General Meve NEW YORK, Mar. genera! move by the railroads of the United States to cut war-time wage scales, long forecast by railroad ofaclals, ap- peared to be In full swing today and there are indications that the Can- ad'an roads may follow suit. The New York Central and New York, New Haven- and Hartford railroads, in the east, and virtually every road In the west announced wage reductions yesterday. Further statements from lines that have not yet announced cuts were predicted Unskilled Men First Oflcials of various lines today were arranging conferences with employ- ees In an effort to reach agreements on the proposed reductions. Tho plans, -as announced, affect only un- skilled and semi-skilled labor. .Men engaged in the actual operation of trains, telegraphers and station agenta are hot tmcluded. The Long Island Kaltrmul met un- skilled employees' representatives here yesterday and, failing ot agree- ment, announced the awtter would be placed before the Atlrood labor board. Union Pacmc nttroad omclKln, It waa reported, also failed to reach an agreement with maintenance-of- way employees In a meeting at Oma- ha, Neb., and decided to submit its wage problem to the labor board. by the Pennsylvania railroad are reported from Philadelphia to be In the mak- ing by executives of the road. The BERLIN, silled'de- tachment which occupied Hamborn on Wednesday 'are reported by tb tribute over the of the Germans he said: "These died in obedience to military 'while at the graves of the mid: "They were our pioneers." A French., priest led the 'procession to the cemMtoiy and was followed by n band slaving fnneral mareh. Then followed- French, Belgian and British wd sailors rmn -the gan- anchored Rhino. Bring- ing up the rear waa a straggling crowd of German civilians. Put on Their Hata When the priest's prayer waa fin- ished, the band struck up the "Mar- seillaise" and the Germans, who bad stood uncovered during the invoca- tion, immediately put on their-kiata, namainint; covered while the French hat'lonal- anthem waa played and un- til the band had completed its rendi- tion of "God Save the King." After the ceremony there waa a re- view of the troops of and held a reception for correspondents. "It is very Quiet he remarked, "and I am going to a theatre." Utility Strikes Prohibited Referring to telegrams from Bus- seldorf to London, ia which labor un- ions protested against General Ganch- er's proclamation prohibiting' strikes, the general they were sent as a result of an. Improper transla- tion of-his announcement. In his proclamation, he said, strikes of workmen operating public necessities would 'not be tolerated, but the Ger- man translation said that no strikes whatever would be permitted. 'Hat Irrigation Delegation Will See the Cabinet Want .Guarantee of ponds For 'Hat Projects Totalling Acres "Drovers' Chicago. Law Prohibiting Importation of Liquor tfetd Good Revolutionists Demand Surren- der of City Before March 26 Or Bombardment r I. Follows REVOLUTION IN MINSK TERRITORY SPREADING LONDOX, Mar. authoritiee at fortress of stadt. bare sent an ultimatum to tbt soviet authorities in Petrograd. de- manding the surrender of the city be- fore March 25. If the city is not np tile ultimatum declares, there will a general bombardment, k Is asserted In sn Abo, Finland, dispatch to the London Times. Wholesale ar- rests and of workmen are said to bare occurred at Petrograd, Oranianbanm and Systerbak. Kronstadt last night sent out a wireless dispatch denying Bolshevik statemants that the fortress was with- out food, says a telegram from Stock- holm. To the contrary, there is plenty of food and ammunition theft, the message stated. Reduce Soviet Fortran "Artillery fire from Kronetadt has been eitremely well Jhe wireless dispatch is quoted as saying. "The fortress of Todleben and Jail other soTiet batteries the Kfrt- lian peninsula hare been completely demolished. Two at the.four 12-Inch guns at Kragnoya Gorka, have been silenced by shells from the battle- ship Petropavlovsk. Krasnoya Gorki'. has been Isolated, the railroad to it baa been destroyed, and a thaw has placed the surrounding marshes in" sues condition that tyie fortress, has cut off from reit ol tha Bol- shevik forces." Minsk Revolution A gnat anti-Bolshevik movement in the vicinity of Minsk, White Rus- sia, la reported in a Reuter djjpalch from Helslngfors. Soviet said to, have mutinied and murdered Bolshevik commissaries thert. An- other dispatch mentions street fisht- ing between the Bolshevik and anti- soviet units in Kiev. ONTARIO" AGENT GENERAL IN OLD COUNTRY RESIGNS MONTREAL BUILDERS' WAGE CUT LIKELY TO MEAN GENERAL STRIKE MONTREAL, general In the buRdlag tradoi la threat- ened aa a rasttlt of the application of the new scale approved iot by the Gemeral Cowrskton' ajsxKlatlon last Friday. Firms belongtof to the association Introduced tSe IMW scajo 4 LONDON, Mar. As- sociated la officially an- nounced that R. C. Creelman, agent- geiicral for Ontario, has resigned to accept a position 'as general manager of the Niagara Peninsula Fruit crs' association. He will sail for Car.- ada at the beginning of April. Hon. Manning Doherty, minister of agriculture for Ontario, stated that no. announcement as to Mr. Creelman'a successor would be given out until his own return to Canada. SINATOR CROSBY DEAD OTTAWA, A. F. Crosby, Conservative senator for Halifax died here thfs afternoon at 4.1fi o'clock. His death makes the eighth yesterday wtifjjh a cat of vacancy in the senate, from 13 from tae (Special to the Herald 1 EDMONTON, Mar. Medicine Hat delegation will meet .with repre- sentatives of the government this af- ternoon, and ask them to guarantee the bonds of the Medicine Hat East- ern irrigation project of acres and Medicine Hat Southern .Irrigation project of acres: The delegation includes Mayor Hucicvale, E. L. Chud- leigh, president ot the board of trade, Clarence secretary ot the board of trade, 'L. N. Laidlaw, G. L. Eraser, N. A. McLarty, Henry Cavsn, David Hays, chief engineer for the Canada Land and Irrigation company, Jack McLane of the Canada Land and Irrigation Co., and Arthur Burns. The bill providing for tie change of name of the Alberta 'College to the Westminster College was considered by tho private thia morning. It will be reported 'to the Appellate Court Hands Down Decision re Carrying of Liquor CALGARY, Mar, ap- pellate division of ttie supreme court of Alberta by a judg- ment written by Mr. Chief Juv tice Hirvey, In which Mr. Justice Stuart concurs, but from which Mr. Justice dissents, held that the Dominion legislation and proclamations therelnunder, by which the' importation of liquor. Into the province is prohibited, is Intra vires of the Dominion government, and that the Domin- ion Express company cannot bo f compelled to carry liquor Into the province of Alberta. te the duty ef the company to carry liquor out of Alberta to of Saskatchewan and Manitoba the chief justice aays aa follows: "As far con- cerns the right to carry It Into either the province of Saskatche- wan or the province of Manitoba I to express an opinion." He also that the provin- cial liquor act is good. Offer of Help Comes too Late To Save Despondent Sister j Msrch adver- tisement in the "Personal" column of a Winnipeg paper today read aa fol- lows: "If Inez McKae will write her brothers Mac or Jesse at Corinne or Prince, they wll dlo everything they can to help her and will guaran- tee secrecy." A. tew hours before the publication' of the advertisement the dead body of Inez McRae had been found-hang- ine by her silk scarf from a tree just west of Brandgs. She had been miss- ing since February 25, wheu she left the Y. W. C. A. at Brandon, leaving lehind notes indicating her intention of taking her life. Despondency over love affairs Is the cause assigned. Miss McRae's home was at Clear- water, Man., and she had been teach- ing school near Tantalllon, Sask. Rel- atives had conducted a wide search for her since her disappearance. -The body of ater, Man., BRANDON, Mar. 11.- Inea McRae, ot Cleai who has been missing since February 25, was found hanging from a tree by a silk scarf near this city yesterday. Miss JMcR'ae, a former school teacher, left a note indicating her intention of taking her life. Despondency over a love affair is the cause given. Manitoba Govt. Facing Crisis Attempt to Raise Farm Loan Rates to Seven Per Cent. May Mean Defeat WINNIPEG, March an ev- ening newspaper terms a political crisis in the government of Manitoba has developed through the attempt of house' with one or Wo minor, amend- j the Norrla administration to increase NEWSPRINT HATES IN EAST DOWN 25 PER CENT. ments. FERNIE ELECTRICIAN DIES VERY SUDDENLY (Special to The Herald) FERNIE, March Turner, Interest ratese on farm loans from to seven per-cent. Conservative and Labor groups, and some of the inde- pendent farmer members are deter- mined; it Is said, that the proposed increase shall not go Into effect and cabinet ministers are reported to hold electrician, one of the oldest Inhabi- the view that the defeat of the tants of S'ernle, and well known would involve tho government's throughout the died very resignation, denlf Ian night ot heart failure at hla rooms In tie'Beck Mock here. Mr. Turner was married and leaves a widow, but no children to mourn Sis Opponents of the measure take the ground that the Interest rates charged by tie' Manitoba farm loans aasocla- tionittftd'to keep rates ot banks and mortgage at a minimum. MONTREAL, Mar. J. H. Booth company has notified Us customers that newsprint from April 1 to December 31 this year will be five cents per pound. The present price is 6 and a half cents and last year it was 6 cents. Be- fore the war newsprint was bought for lees than 2- cents per pound, HAS HENRY FORD SOLD HIS HOLDINGS IN CANADIAN FIRM? WINDSOR, March of tht Ford Motor company ot Can- ada, laat night refused to com- ment on the report current on the Detroit stock exchange yesterday te the effect that Htfiry Ford had disposed of his holdings In the Canadian company for REPEAL DAYLIGHT SAVING BILL IN N. V. ALBANY, N. V., March nor Miller today signed the bill re- pealing the state daylight sitvtac bill. Canada's Freedom Depends On Navy Banquet to Officers and Men of Canadian Fleet "at fktoria VICTORIA, ence of Canadian freedom, establish- ed British institutions and industrial prosperity upon adequate naval de- fense, was emphasized in speeches de livered last night at a banquet given by the .provincial government, in honor of the officers and men of the Canadian naval squadron. The speak- ers included.. Lieut.-Governor W. C. Nichol; Premier John Oliver. Com- mander Walter Hose, R.C.N., director of the' Canadian naval service; Cap- tain H. G. H. Adami, K.C.N., C.B.E.. in command of the squadron and ei- Mayor. Charles F. dray, of Winnipeg. chairman of the. Manitoba division at the Navy League of Canada. Body of Infant Boy Abandoned Near Coal Creek, Found By Boy (From Our Own Correspondent) -FERNIE, March body of an infant male child, evidently not over a week old, was found on the banka of Coal Creek neir that town yesterday afternoon by tome boys who discovered It and reported the fact to the ties. THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT In the Commons OTTAWA, March com- mittee on soldiers' re-establishment appointed. Continued debate on motion of Y, H. Reefer, Port Arthur, for a postpone- ment of a parliamentary committee to investigate a St. Lawrence deep wal- erway from the Great Lakes to the sea. Resolution .withdrawn. British cattle embargo further dla- cussed. Sub-amendment by Dr. Mich- ael Steole ot Perth carried withou: division. Sub-amendment approves of various Canadian gov- ernments in protesting against im- plication of disease in Canadian cattle contained In embargo. Bill to define Canadian national con. sidered in conmittee. Progress .re- ported. House adjeurncd at m. The senate did aot lit ;