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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta PACK FOUR THE LKTHliUilHiK l-UIl.Y 'J lltlltSDAY, MAi... THE' L HTHnRIDGE HHRALO PRINTING COMPANY, LIMITEP Ctit Strcft Sontti, Bridge, Albert! Hfoprletorfl and W. A. HUCiiA.NAN President anil Miiiiairiiit; Director: JOHN Member Audit SubiorlcKcn Rates: Pally, .leliv.Tdl, per Dally, liy mail, PIT ytnr............ D.iily, by C months........ Dally by mail. 3 Weekly, by imiH, i-J' Weekly, lv v.wil yer year to U.3-.- 1.00 CANADIAN NATIONALS. A question which is of considerable Interest lias been discussed in the House at Ottawa in the bringing for- le I'uuntry 1 -iVi'.s s.if'? In sayttu internaliimal citsliMM LI a tu' wiu :is or subuvts are unless 1 other country disputed it. Siu-li 1 laws li.ive to depend upon iatertution- al comity for ;i'iy outside. No country in tlm wnrhl can to make a man its citizen outside of borders; but it is tho universal practice of countries to define who 'nro their citizens, and it is the usual practice oC civilized countries to uc.- j cept eaeh country's ddilution of who Sis its citizens until some ot-.cr comi- try puts in a claim to such people, and then yon may have a dispute. I With tho mutual ot cit-i kenship as between nations, tho doila- j ition of a Canadian it can luii seen, gives Canada an individuality: i Do You Know? PREMIER MAKES u'ontmiu'il From Front TODAY'S QUESTIONS they gave us loyal support. this year. It also means tO to mean a great start on construction of the do ihe royal arms of Brit-If and for (United Project, a half million the whole province in the years dollar undertaking, west of to come." Premier's Promise Fulfilled What U> the herald-crab? 1. was the man who cor.vlnc? ed Sir AYilluun ('rotiUus, tho famous pliysieist. of the truth of spiritualism? To luv.v can tlio usu ui gun- powder ho traced? 0. is another name for the AVost India WEDNESDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. Who the only rresident m the "Cni'vM suites a biU'hol- or'.' Naturally Hon. Mr. Mitchell, Cardston, and probably its com- pletion this season. .And U fur- ther means that as the various Hon. A. J. McLean and the districts can get organized snd southern members of the legisla- can show the government that lure are highly elated over the their projects arc feasible the nt. of tin- f. S. for his iuausura- ward of what is known as a bill to define Canadian nationals. This Is a step forward in the constitution of the status of nationhood given the Domin- ion in the League of Nations. The scope of the measure is to establish the fact of Canadian nationality as it applies to the people of Canada, commendations that can be bestow- the proviso: that the term. Canadian in keeping with the status of nation- hood now acquired. AVhat r to tin1 t. turn on U'bo the first Democratic of the I'. S. after James UnehaiKin? v 1. noted ex-Premier is now a raiu'her? What- is the population of thc UniU-il SUU's? t'. ILnv iloc? ihe word "stigmatize" tario has brought to itself the grentesr.. -et its moaning? result of the caucus which ap- proved the government policy i----------- THE FINANCING OF THE DRURY GOVERNMENT. Tlie Farmers' Government i Oiv national applies only to British sub- jects. The Bill, as explained'to the House, is not going to give anybody any rights. It makes a definition of what reputation the -Dniry Administration constitutes a Canadian as a unit there bcou no nationality. The necessity for ed on a Government, be it iiiftioual, provincial, or municipal, in that it has earned the reputation of being an hon- est Government. Tlie Public Accounts for the last fiscal year add to the jhas tkj3! seeking after anything in the way oi; H'i'O censu? to make what is a deficit ot Justice, in this way; a surplus, when, it might even tinu'a Ior nationals of every country .that 'is said, it had legitimate excuse ior member of the League have, to should jt nave desirctl. ac-; by apnlyin- ;i red-hot with, a right to representation in ttio j to what is sometimes accept- Assembly. We want m exercise those etl to bc book-keeping. The Financial Post, in its role as as born wns tho Romans financial journal, in dealing with a called ;i and tho brand financial report, pays the follow ins tlie definitionwa, by Mr. Doherty, tte camouflag _ rights.' We fcive a right to nominate Canadian nationals as aspirants for ANSWERS 1. Jnuios BuelKuuui, inaugurated in ISi'T. Thomas Jefferson. o. (irovt-r 1SS5. 4. I'a i lore v. ski, tho noted pianist, ami e.vl'ivmler uf Poland, who now is, on a lie owns in California. .x iu-co riling to the j Minister to be branded some-i tablisho I t times for the sako of recognising and dei n t Them, and sometimes by way of pun-i tion dit-tr ct Tiie branding was effected! past year. iron, marked with certain letters, to the forehead, i and then rubbing some coloring mat- I ter into the wound. A slave tliat hail financing will be easily effected. From the standpoint of South- ern Alberta the annouucement is o.uitc the most important ever made by the provincial govern- ment for it means absolute stability over a very large area in the years to come. HON. A. j. MCLEAN Minister of Public in whose department irrigation comes, and in whoso constituency of Tuber many thousands of acres w'ill be brought under irrigation by the govern- ment's new policy. Tense Moment as Jury Brings in Verdict in the Zitto Trial PICKED UP IN PASSING If O II- T II E 'BUSY M A N Qiutiantim; it nil tbo fcchools boon ii. Unba HON. DUNCAN MARSHALL (By a Staff Reporter! i oner had made no attempt to conceal MACLKOD, March was aj anything, said Mr. McCaul. lie volun- tarily Jimuled over the KUII and tho vest in lie. asked tho jury tense moment in tho court when the Jnrv in the trial of Jimmy Kltto, nl- 1 s es-ileged slayer of Olive McDonald at liture Buiirmore last December, came hi i Irrtea- w'ta their verdict. An oppressing j silence hung over the throng that for an -acQiiittal. Crown Prosecutor Although short, the address of the crown prosecutor, J. McDonald. K. crowded into the court room. ThejC., Macleod. was a brilliant effort. Not. prisoner, for the first time showing a single po. some agitation, followed every move- of man- point in the evidence brought out during the trial was. overlooked. In one day 15 men culled at tho ployment Bureau at Port Arthur for work, but refused to KO to tliu inish. Mrs. 74. Gimpoll. Sudbury. V.MS lined and costs or thrro months In jail IV' selling liquor. .T. Mcllenry, manager of tho Walk- er ville llydro-Keloetrie system, re- ports it surplus for of Australia, bus decided to contribute .C 11! towards tliu tileaniship fares uf immigrants into tho Commonwealth, Small, was ur- rer.ted for riot paying freignt charges far shipped over tho M.C.U. Traffic on the Tillsonburg branch o" G.T.H. was tied up for some time owing to the derailment of two coaches. Celt ins up from his (luring tho night urn! Crossing himself. W. C.irt'jr, a retired Belmont farmer, committed sniieitlc! bv hanging hir.is-olf. Kobt. Trimble, Streetsville, and J. j Clay, of Erimlnle, were sentenced to five years in Kingston for stealing from the C. -I'. K. John McBetli, Owen Sound, 30 years of ago, was sentenced to five years in Kingston and 20 hushes for having carnal knowledge a lU-year-old girl. One point iwrtit'.ulurly emphasized by of a full guarantee of principal ment closely. .When verdict ,r, r slaughter was delivered and the sen- Mr. Mcnonald was thc fart that, the and interest The pollC> tenco of tu.0 yoars iraposcd by -nis weapon used was nn automatic Jilted appointment to the permanent Court ol International Justice and, if we get compliment to the Farm a majority, to elect them. If we have crs'GovermneiJc of Ontario. K says: litigation with any other country brought before that permanent Court, and there happens to be sitting upon that permanent Court a national for our adversary, then we have a right "The deficit might easily have been shown as a surplus had the Minister used bookkeeping systems that have been in vogue in. the province for many years. In the past, revenue from to say: "We want a national of ours timher Jands has always been classed to sit there too to balance the thing because they do not proceed by refusing the judge who is a national of one the'parties; their method of evening the matter up is to. say to the other party: "You may have a judge of your nationality." All these things turn upon our nationality. Sup- posing some one says to us: "Is this gentleman a Canadian What is a Canadian national? What is a British subject? This is what 'the Parliament of Canada is defining to be a Canadian national. If, after the passing of this legislation, I declare that I am a Canadian national, and anybody disputes that, I will turn to the Statute and say: "I fulfil all those conditions." For years back, iwhy do you find in the Saws of Great Britain, or in France, or of any other civilized country, the definition of their citizen or subject or national? Surely ive have the same interest as all other countries have to form a clear-cut idea of who it is that is entitled, not only to rights in the outside world, but to claim for himself the honorable and. distinctive title of Canadian national. We want to define that. The definition of what is a Canadian. national will establish the status of a Canadian citizen should he be abroad, in that he will he, in the passing of the measure, under Canadian author- ity. The debate in the House over the Canadian Nationals Definition Act, as it is called, raised one or two interest-: ing questions. IL was asked whether an individual can be a Canadian na-i tlonal and a British subject in Canada, and not be a British subject in another part of the British Empire. To this the Minister of Justice gave the reply that if he has the good fortune to be naturalized under Canadian law he is ments the promise made by j Lordship, Mr. Premier Stewart the last Justice lyes, the ton- (with a aaCety latch, which, he con- The IT. offered tween es. S. Labor Department has mediate the dispute be- he 'packers and their employ- the prfsoner bowed BONAR LA RESIGNS slightljr toward His Lordship, and in tended, could not have discharged by accident. Then, as there was no hole of the provincial legislature i another minute he was being led away in Zitto's vest, the muzzle of tho guft nmst have been upward, whereas the doctors testified that the th'it if thp veir T JT of this revenue was properly. Bonar lord Ol thej price, the district was to COme classed as capital revenue, on the j PmT st'a1' today rcirfgncd from j back to the government and such assumption tint the assets of the the cabinet. Ill-health was giv-! further aid as be found jMrs." that Olive waa that' no crccil province were partially depleted by! en as Uie reason for his I Donald aepmed very fond .of Zitto.. In j or estate in justice timher cutting. tion. Under close cross-examination nyl lucid, simple, fair statement. -One the crown prosecutor, Mr. McDonald, .point.made very positive by His Lord- Tho Australian Covornnrant ia pro- testing to Washington against the j charge of which Australians are charge to the jury by His j to pay to land at Honolulu i. car was strained to IG words of.the judge, words The Pigeon River Lumber Co., Port Arthur, resumed operations af- ter being closed for several months following a lire which destroyed tho plant. I necessary would be she the Woman naked as acIministBral within the borders of "On the side of expenditures similar! bookkeeping reforms were initiated. Expenditure on certain roads and col- onization projects, the province's share of the cost of maintaining the Hydro-Electric- Commission and simi- lar appropriations formerly charged' o up to capita! account were put in the current accounts. "Had the former system of book- keeping been followed in connection with these Items, the result would have been a surplus of A Minister who is courageous enough to initiate such reforms within a year deserves the commendation of the business community." James Hannah, of Dunnville. was it if j v n T.---- d iii ti LI ii n tin, ui i-suiim NIK, iiVtia The premier and his govern- that Jlmmv bp not "taken away at all. i the British Empire. Prineo and pan- drowned arid Ills brother David iiar According lo the witness, Mrs Mr- per. all nationalities anil all degreas rmvlv same' fate, when SPECIAL SHOWN RETURNED MAN I ment have therefore lived fully D0na up to their promises on most important matter of irriga Ition, and Southern Albertafis to- 1 l" Avuncss' nauonaiiuos ana an tiegreas Hie same fate, when 1 Donald said to Zitto: "Jimmy, is thc-ro of men were fairly treutol Jlrit- they' were carried away liy tho cur- t> thlSla hole in your vest ish lav.-. Sentiment should not be al- over a'dam in "Jimmy only shook his said j inwc'l to iniiucnce the jurors he said. Grand river. (By a Staff Reporter) MACLEOD March iii.-Before the' day are highly jubilant. penmg or ihe hearins oc the Zitto f the witness. I Another line utterance of His Lord- Edna Cross corroborated the tepti-'ship tvkh reference to Mrs. Mc- mony of her mother, adding that "she Donald's appai'ent effort to shield the To make the Lethbriclge fair a suc- cess should be the interest of ail citizens. Without tls annual speech on the railways of the Province, Dr. Blow's occupation as a member the Leg- islature would be gone. A fashion item saya that "almost all the skirts at the Beer opening .were full." This should not be regarded as altogether surprising. In her disinclination to abide by the Peace Treaty, in contributing the quota of marks imposed on her, Ger- many has evidently failed to "read, mark, and inwardly digest" its con- tents. March so far, has not come in like a lion but like a polar bear, and it is naturalized British subject in the i probable, with the snowy weather Kingdom. He not be one i that has been our portiqp, that when it goes out in the accepted exit of a Iamb it will be a white and woolly one- this morning, Mr. Justice Ivos j heard the woman say: made reference to a statement in the ment press that he hail -shown leniency to j a certain man charged with forgery because he had served in the war. campaign to secure govern- them take my Jimmy away." aid for the bonds times when there "Don't let; prisoner. His Lordship pointed out i that there had been nothing adduced McCaul's Address) to show that the relations of the two In a very able atldress to the jury, j were not .perfectly legitimate. "For- those C. McCaul, of Edmonton, who was'Uunately for the men of tho world most directly concerned were 'associated with L. H. Putnam, of is almost, the universal characteristic saip Blairmore, in the defense, stressed the of women to shield said the Continuing he said that he would ncr- j somewhat discouraged that the dying declaration ot Olive McDonald, i judge. cr allow the of a man's service' jrovernmnt Would not ffo SO far He held tllat even the evidence ad--------------------------- i duced by the prosecution went to show, LIQUOR FOR YUKON along the lines Of a general pol- tha[ tho tragedy was purely accidental, i ACROSS ALASKA icv, hut those- who knew the The conduct of Zitto following the! shooting wris evidence of hie- innoc-[ i ANCOUVKR, Mr.r. now premiers attitude, the attitude ent.e and of his concern for the woman; has free access to the Yukon across of his ministers from the SOUth and her little children. I'nited States territory, according to There was laughter when Mr. official information received here. This was not true, said His Lordship. ty his country to influence him iu I least. Justice wouM be endangered if such courts. course were followed in the FRENCH AND TURKS FIGHT CONST ANTI.VOPLE, Frcnch and Turkish forces in Cilicia have been engaged in renewed fight- ing there, it is said in advices re.ceiv- ed in this city. Further .uprisings against the Holshavik in Kuban, i and Daghcstan are reported. in Australia or in New Zealand, be- cause there the necessary legislation has not been passed. He saw no in- consistency in a man's being a Can- adian national though he is not a British subject in Australia. In reply to the question as to Tvhat "What is a. city is a question which.the Prorincial House wants Medicine Hat to decide. Tf the experience of defining _ what this would be the case of a man who was j means, in thc time taken by the Leth- bora In the United States, naturalized! bridge committee of citizens, is a a British subject under Canadian law.' ciii'le, the Legislature should be over and now living in England, the lliu- without a chance of knowing what the ister give the information that, if ail the facts were as stated, he would not be a Canadian national because 'inc. demand for hi h vigns h he was not born in Canada. When he put up p- -i n i on the clos was naturalized In Canada he .wasjiiig of fuctorU hv m luificturcrs in made a British subject, but in addition! that the payments of tise IL There was laughter when Mr. J.Ic-1 mhcial information received here. ana tne attitude or tne majoniy to the prisoner's The steamship .rrinceas JMary, which pie! sailed last night, carried shipments get across the line, l under-1 of liquor which had been held up for stand the time required for a cargo I some time owing to refusal of United tension had Only be proven to of whiskey to get over the border! States authorities to. permit transit over the Spokane trail is only four [.across Alaskan suil. hours. Here was an opening for Zitto, but the man did not take It." Thc pris- of the members, felt that thfeCase amities to escape. "He had amp] of the south Sfor irrigation ex- tirae to the line- o be proven to them to bring about a full mea- sure of relief. Better Than Aid By Western States Incidentally the writer, after1 having made an extended tour Washington, -Montana' and Idaho last fall investigating THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT irrigation and the aid Oeo T BIG OPIUM SEIZURE Mar. smell of opium having ofiicuil sus- picion, a ntiit was made on a Chinese laundry hero last night. Ton boxes of opium, valued at were found secrett-tl beneath one of the steps tlto stairway. Four Chinese wore ar- resietl. ing. The steamer, had a nor- mal crew of 53, hart a gross tonnage U.S. SHIP MISSiNG LONDON, liar. United by state governments to Sllch! OTTAWA, March Power.; states freight steamer Hewitt which nrmWfo hat, nn hpsilnlinn ;_ Quehec South, moved that to preserve! iert Sabine January 20 for Boston projects, nas> no liCMumim m the wallB am, fortifications of; aml Portland has been posted as miss- saying that the measure Of aid I Quebec City, their upkeep and control' pxtpmlcrl hv thc nrovince of Al-1 be Ve3tetl in tho national bat- exiencieti oy tne province oi commission. Resolution with- berta Under the policy drawn on announcement by tho minis-i ed by Premier Stewart last night, in greater than any assist- ance given by any state in the Union where irrigation has been The Lithuanian Government has ac- cepted the proposal drawn up by tho council of the League of Nations on March 2, whereby Lithuania anil Po- land are to begin negotiations for settlement of their territorial dis- GEORGE SKELDING Member for Macleod. He doesn't make many speeches but he did H lot to bring tho members of tho House to see that irrigation was tho thing. ter militia tnat department arfl preparinK estimates on 1 the annual coat of upkeep. practiced for Over 50 Years. BR1G.-CEN. STEWART Member for Leihhr'flEe City, has been a consistent supporter of gov- ernment aid for irrigation since the matter boname an issue. Of Montreal. Hon. Hugh cuuhrie sniii that if committed an imlltnhle .offense, his lirensc would be revoked. There is no doubt now that Motion withdrawn. the Lethbridee Northern bonds! J- A- Campbell. Nelson, Man., mov- _ ed that the Hudson Bay Railway Will sell at a good figure, and should be completed. Dr. that Work of construction Will be that mamifai fin i employment ii wages. In con 11 i n statements tt 1 n it, thus. "Tho mil iijustt -be COIK i i a to being a British subject, if not born in Canada, ho must have acquired a Canadian domicile. According to the Canadian National Definitions Act a man would his Canadian nationality when he threw off his quality ot British his merely throwing off his tiualityoflfor reaching Canadian national does', not affect his I Worker and' of British saUJaot'..at all. To the question as to whether the Act when passed .will have aaj.fjitor- nationai application in the recognition: ot" Canadian citizens, Mr. Doherty submitted tlie reply Hint no law has application outside ol tho terrl- makes product] n unproliti'ili 1 I Ih On thc h til woikcis created un- i to force dov.-n tho two-sided i ui I t i iti if uj-. i Ihe n i i h 'UP n i i uu) tut th which thc woil i f ui nil t i i vices and..tin, m niiitii u rr r m ?iljh rr ip i b is in tin! way of i no doubt in Un pi each puriy iu tn COMICS from ;i iri'icnf inn slate, find known Me Utiril irrigation this ;