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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. EIGHTEEN PAGES IJ5THBR1DGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MARCH EIGHTEEN PAGES NUMBER 85 Allies May Send Troops Further Into Germany _. Vulcan Land Sells ac. (Sped.! to the Herald) show (hat land values bare not' slumped but have been firm even advancing, auil tQ excmplIfy-lhVfiltli the people of'tho Vulcan district nave In the In- trinsic value :ol tbe' laud in this local- tfy, we tion to tbo effect that a parcel of laud of "270" acres recently been sold at a price of per acre. This Is the farm tiat up until recently belonged to, the lato -Peter Peterson and was-purchased by Jos- That is Charge Made by Dr. Blow, i Calgary, in Budget Rail- ways Too MRS. McKlNNEY WANTS FREE CLINICS FOR T. B. (Special to Tho Herald) EDMONTON. March demand voiced by W..A. Kao (government) lhat a committee be ap- pointed to take sworn evidence regard- ing alleged cheating and extortion of farmdrs by elevator Interests: tack (opposition) South Calgary, on alleged squandering of provincial funds In tho construction of tho MacArthur lines; and an appeal by Mrs'. L. C. Mc-Klnnssy (Non-Partis- Clar'esholiii, the government oxpend..more funds in the prevention disease and tbo segregation and care of mentally defective adulii were the leading features of throe speeches on the budget nt tbe Frlday aflerooou-sesslon of tho houae. Mr. Hoe included 'in his aliack on tlon ot land adjoining the piece, he has lately acquired from the estate of tha late Mr. Peterson. Ho has firm faith in the ability ot tbo land in this vicinity to produce bumper crops, and to pay a big return for the money In- vested. Living Costs Up Again Jury Convicts Him of Criminal Conspiracy in Connection With Election DAYAIOI TWO YEARS AND FINE IS SENTENCE the clevAtor-'.Interests Grain' Growers concern, demanding what vraj! the use of tbe government behind-tbo .various schemes ot aid to farnisr.i if tha farmer wa.s going to" be "robbed" in .tho.faslilon be de- scribed. denounced 'the- relationship, be- toe Alberta. Co-Opevaliy.e; Elevator Co. and, declare .was' a. bad error to. assume that ot Alberta grain growers were the'same as'those of Iho Grain Growers in other provinces. Dr.'.Blow's Charges" Dr. Blow gave a brief fevlow of'rail- statistics upon which ho has pounded at the government for many sessioha past, ..but tbe most serious accusation he launched "was that year after year he had beeu demanding to see the vouchers of construction costs of the A.' and G. W. and E. and U. C. costa were guaranteed with the money of tbe people of Alberta, and up to dale lie had never lutan able to obtain them from the government. Free Tuberculosis Clinics Mrs. McKlnney asserted that whife free treatment in 'the way of clinics for venereal diseases was being pro vlded by.the government, there was no Ision for free treatment ot tuber Many Routine Matters Discussed Government Agreement With Ottawa Dis- cussed- OTTAWA, March in another routine day disciiESion in ihp IIOUGG of commons turned this afternoon on such, varied topics as certificates for master mariners and' the, Agreement between -the Dominion government and the city of Ottawa, with passing reference; to 'shipments ;_ of coarse gralns'from'the wpst'and a newspaper report that- wrong' t'o'dy had been scut, from Kingston '.penitentiary to relatives .of deceased., .-in re- certifi- GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Mivch Truman H. Newbefry was found guilty of criminal spiracy by a jury in the United States dlttrlct court here today nod sentenced to two years !nv prlsonment at Leaver.worth and fined The-case has been on trial for eiaht weeks, starting with 123 active defendanU and finishing wllli" 85. Sixteen of'the other ]de-. fendants also found and tHe remaindsr acquitted. Newberry defeated Henry Ford in the election'in 1918. Mireh marked In price of the life during ruary Is notid" In Llbor Gi- zette for MirerVjurt Itsvied. every of the etientlils in domestic Mcludlng build- ing metilt, fuel and rent, shows up-trend, sayt the The family .food budget tn.iomc provinces iVerajed at the middle of February compared .with In January, In February year ago and in Februiry, Wholesale' are alto on the Increase; the index number In Gazette rliina to 343.5 February, compared with 336.4 for 279.S for February a year ago- and for February, 1914. ,V Lord Mayor of Cork Shot Dead CABINET U. S. Senate Again Sends it Back To President Without Sanction VOTE FAILED BY SEVEN TO RATIFY jftfch' A new Heaied byl'Gen. F. Avereacc as premier, ih as cbeen, form e'd to sue ceed that of Alexander Vaida-Vocvod. which resigned Monday. ver the attack mado upon the Labor isrty by Premier Lloyd G'eorgo when 10 launched bis proposals for a Lib- eral-Unionist coalition on Thursday, They declare the premier was preacii-: ng "class war" in outlining his reasons "or the new political Arthur Henderson, leader of the Labor party in the house of commons', has issued a statement "Labor accepts- the challenge of Mr. Lloyd George. aro arranging 'o appeal, not only to organized .work- ers, but to every sympathizer. The Labor party aims to'raise a enable it to fight tbe coalition- and; proposes to ask., for stalling two million pounds In aniici-1 pation of an early election." British Social Soviets LONDON, March arc-be-; ing taken in Great Britain to form a Communist parly affiliated. Ttttu Third Internationale, the ultimate'.aiin being to create a "revolutionary Com-', munist says thC'Daily Herald.. organ of Labor. hoped to form the party from; a fusion of existing "left wing" :6r- ganizatlbns, the newspaper says, and in the.meantime- active work for: tbe" pt local .hMles called "social Soviets" is i SERIOUS SHORTAGE OF DAIRY FEEDS TORONTO, March ot brail and shorts is causing alarm among the slock and dairy fanners of this province, and HOD. Manning Do- hcrty, Onlarlo minister of agriculture, is trying to get tho wheat board to tako prompt action. He is enlisting the co-operation ot Quebec and Now Brunswick, where tote as Eerious as in Onlarlo. Western Farmers Are After Balance of Power At The Next Election OTTAWA, Mureh Can, adlan row ap- proximately organised elector! behind the candidates of the three prairie provinces who are championing trie cause of tho new National ProflMMlve party, according to O. R. Gould, mem- ber for Thtri are In Saskatchewan, and 030 In each, of the provinces of Al- berta and Manitoba. "And with each making a small contribution to the palgn funds, they will be doubly InferMtcd when next federal said Mr, Oould to- diy. Asked If party expected to secure n majority at the next elec- tion, Mr. Gould-refilled: "Mo, that Is nol.our ambition. We do expect, however, to have a sound balance of power which will form a worthy Other farmer members declare that the canvass being made of the prairie provinces for election campaign funds Is proving very successful. There talk nmong the so-called agrarians today of hold- Ing a caucus early next week to discuss the estimates. One other Item which promises to crop up at this session Is the matter of cheap railway rates to Immigrants intended for the west. Eattern men have recently complained that the west Is being given undue favors in this reipect, but tho western members plan to fight any chanQfi in the present advan- tageous rates limit, BRUSSELS, March capture'of Essen was effected on Fri- day by a Spartacan army of about men with 11 guns and an equipment of armored.automobiles, according to advices frcm Alx-la- Chappelle today. The Spartacans proclaimed a soviet republic there. BATTLED FOR 24 HOURS AMSTERDAM, March battle far the control of Esten, home 'of the Immense Krupp arms and industrial works, lasted 24 hogrs before the Communists finally won possession of the city, according to a dis- patch frcm Muentter to the Telegraaf today. During the battle- was' shelled by artillery in poiietsion'of the the dispatch reports. A Berlin dispiteh Friday night estimated that 300 persons were kilhd In the fighting for the possession of Essen. KILLED TO LONDON, March '20. Two thousand penont have kill. ed to date in the fighting incident to trio German revolutionary movement and disturbances ,'of the past week, it Is estimated In Berlin, according to the Exchange Telegraph correspondent 'in that city. Leipzig In Govt. Hands COPENHAGEN', March is being successfully cleared hy troops of the regular nnny, according to a Dresden dispatch, quoting the Xacb- rlclilcn o! Hamburg. Tho Leipzig Volkshawfc is burning and workmen's losses hnve been ex ccedingly heavy. More than 100 workman fell in an altempt to capture iho Thomas school. Allies Congratulate Government Mnreli of Orcat Britain, iiaiy and Uolglum in this- city visited vice-Chancellor Ischlftev yesterday and congratulated the government on tho speedy re- moval" of the Kappist usurpers, ac- cording to a semi-official news agencj announcement. Tliey assured Hcrr Schlffcr, It Is snid, that entente representatives had not recognized the leaders ot the re- volt bul-had remained sympathetic lo 1he constitutional government and ex- pressed tha hope that tlio now crisis caused by tho general strike might bo quickly overcome. Ktlmarnock, 'nrUEsh charge d'affaires hore, Is quoted as saying the granting ot supplies and raw ma- terials to Germany would be possible only it 'constitutional conditions prc vailed Gwl.lhern could bfi no stHi asaislnnco if peace and order were diilurbcd.. Stay at Stuttgart LOXDOX, Marcli German national assembly will.continue its ses- sions at Stuttgart until conditions al Berlin sre normal, says a Stuttgart dispatch' to the Exchange Telegraph Company. Leipzig Bombed LONDON, March Gov- ernment troops have bombed public buildings at Leipzig In an attempt t" dislodge German workers forces, anil several hundred persons have been killcil us a rcsnll. says a licrlln dla- patcli to the Exchange Telegraph Company. Tho message says 109 kllleil ntid In (lie street fighting In Berlin on Thursday. A, Soviet Report March weeks before the re.volt in licrlin, says a wireless from Moscow, a secret con- held in belweon the supporters of Dr. Wolfgang Kapp and representatives of tho Russian "lllack Iho latter Including Alexander J. Gnehkoft and Prince Vo- loonski. Communists LONDON, Mflrcli wlto have occupied five stations In til eastern section of Ilcrlin reins? to LONDON, March have iust been made to Belgian 'wom- n, Madame Clcmentj and her .sister, Mile. Marie d'Have, and'posthumously to their father, Theophile giving to the Belgian general stalf details of the first Ubr'man gas' mask. Posing as n pro-German, (Vltave -as able to send one of liis daughters lo Havre, then the Belgian great head- quarters, with a design of the mask concealed in her dresa. She went by wuy of Holland, and at the Dutch frontier slie was search- ed for four hours in vain. Had -the document been found she would have been shot. Altogether, Mile. dTHave crossed Ihe frontier 50 times, .uiilll, at tho end ot 1915, sho thought It would be safer to'remain In Holland. So well did the lather pos'e as pro-German thut his neighbors hated him and their behavior to hini hasten- ed hi; death from heart disease. At the time ot tho armistice a crowd tried to buru down his house. Intends to Sell it to1 Bolsheviki Protest To The Allies Marcn a Russian wireless dispatch yesterday. If. Tchitcnerln; tha Bolshevik com- missioner for foreign affairs, has sent a no to to the governments of Japan. Great Italy and the United States saying he bad received .information to. the effect that Gen. Horvath, anli-BolsheTik commander'in tho territory ot the Chinese Eastern railway, has entered into negotiations with thC' Japanese government, or Japanese companies, for tho sale of the commercial fleet on the Amur river. Tho. minister declares this fleet-is a part ot tho nationalized property of the Russian government and the com- munication adds: "Tho soviet government expressed its firm conviction that the carrying out.of such a-transaction will not be permitted by tho allied governments." Defense Counsel in Peg Trial Questions Motives of the Crown WINXU'KO, Mardi Cuna- of getting tho accused out of pe-rmil the rosumptiOM. raiirnnd traffic nnlll their demands liavc been met, saya n dlanalch to the Kxchnngo Telegraph Company, tiled at Merlin this morning. Govt. Troops Disarmed dian that flie crown had arrested the. accused originally t" break llio Winnipeg general strike 'and had Intended lo deport them without ii jury trial under the. amendments to tlie Immigration Acl, K. i. McMnf- ray. defense, counsel, addressed Ihe strike trial jury lotlay. He contended, that faced willi the necessity of making a casts (he crown had dus "l> evidence preaentcil at the nflcr tlie arrest of the accused and had enlarged llio scope of ISO conspiracy to cover Ihe whole Do- minion. Mr. Mc.Mnrray pointed, out the class i of witnesses called by the crown, de- way. Counsel continued by referring to -irccnding of the Immigration AcU which, ho said, followed the visit Hon. 0. Robertson, minislcr of labor, to Winnipeg at the of tho strike: "Was there ho ssked ,lhc Jury, "a connection between. tblg legislation and Ihe arrest of the, Shortly before adjournment, Rev. William Informed the coiirt'thnt he was sick, and asked permission to hr-me. This graatsi'.. UOVI. I roops wisarnsyu ItAMntlRfl Maicii lectlves, reporters ami employers, and tlio Jury if their evidence could troops in tbo station here were armed yesterday without blooilslieil nnil ralw'd Iho white ling over thn rriilsorn, llclunorg and WlUlcslmoli. The of the latter committed sillclilo by shooting. havo hccn iiniiartlal. lie dealt with tlie original information swont against tho ho Mid, denll orlg- liiiilly entirely with liic Winnipeg, and was laid'lor tlio purpose 1 Ivens stateii that he was suffering as a result ol the strain of speaking (o the jury for iivo days. r When Mr. Ivcns informed tive court Hint lie was unable to address tho this morning, Mr. 'JluMiirray asked per- mission to do so, staling.that he od lo go cast tomorrow the body of his fnllier. Mr. McMurrsy, Sr., rtled ;