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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MARCH EIGHTEEN PAGES; NUMBER 91 HVETEG STRIKE LEADEpGiniTYON Here's Railway For You No One Wants C.N.R. Grade Is Pincher-Macleod Line Line From Calgary to Mtdeod and Pincher Creek; WMi Part of Grade Bmlt Gives Hugh Shaw Something to C. N. R. Won't Build and C. P. R. Won't take H a Gift. Queen, Ivtns, Arm- strong, Johns, Found Guilty On All Counts UK A i IB OvIM flU'O LEfHBRIDGE NORTHERN ASK FOR FULL OTTAWA, March :u the bond guaranteeing ''flays '.at Edmonton, the Canadian Northern was givcu assist- truct, a lino south from v aucu LU tviion uvv_ NUISANCE, HEAPS FREE t Caleary to Maclcod and west to Fincn- March 27.' J Queen, Ivens, Arm- U strong and Johns guilty on oil j TO PRESS J CXiUllls. T-ONUPN, March er Creek. Grading was done far, a considerable dislance so.uth of Calgary and from .Maclcod west. The war came, and that was tho last beard of these branch lines. Now the C, X. 11. is the property ot the government and the otyclals ot Ihe government rail- ways won't consider tho line at all. It is C. P. K. territory, they say, 'and It is that road's business to' care' for that, country. Hugh Shaw, ?iI.P. for liacleod, has been b'usy on this matter for two TOSUPN. March Ihe Bray -as found guiHy.ot com- j quitting a common nuisance, hut not guilty of seditious spiracy. ..Aid. Heaps was found hot guilty on counts. i WINNIPEG, March jury III the strike trial case reported that they had been unable to aerce, but are still jde- liberatinj. The court adjourned until 2 p.m. WINNIPEG, March coven strike leaders charged with seditious conspiracy will probably know their fale at 11 o'clock this morning. Following, ibe rebutiol address by A.-J. Andrews, senior coiinscl 'for the crown, yesterday; Jlr. Justice; at .-UH commenced, charge" lo' not Concluding tin- til' M If; hour: atte r; hen .tho jury. consider their >vcr- Objections.W the chiirge were made -liS' W. H.'Tnicrnain; for'a rfiseM case. The application, was granied hy his lordship and the court, was adjourned until 11 o'clock this morning. charge to the jury tho judge, said: "Our li: Are these menj guilty, under onr law, .of doing or going among others lo do. or cause others lo do the iinlawful acts charged? This in our question. It is very simile. This Is a court of jus- Ike', vhlelt is hound by the law as it stands, and not by the law as the accused say it oiieh't to bo. There- fnre, ve havo nothing lo do with the supposed law of natural justice, un- less it be a part of the law ot tho land." Having slated that it was parliament 'i (hill made the law and amended it. ho thonaht il-proper that inilll tho law t was amended it musl.be administered t as it was..- Mob Rule >rd Chaos f. "Otherwise." he mlded. "wo would have mob rule and chaos." As for Iho theories of strikers as io greater privileges, these must bu re- ffnlated .by the existing law, said the judge, wko set forth the low respect- ing ibo charges and asked the jury to decide whether or not It had been i broken by the accused. Justice Metcalfe's Address Mr. Justice Mctcalfe. in dealing with Ihe sedition cases, jury had to consider that while a spark to a green field 'may not cause .1 fire, a spark to-the field when the grass Is dry and rips may cause a conflagra- tion. It had to he home In mind that It was not permissible for :i man to do ivran'g in order that good may -4 come out of It. law did not a allow. There was In Ihc columns of Ihe "Western Labor "N'ews an article on held a' brief 'conference here this morning, and adjourned until 2.30 o'clock Monday atler- noon. The result of the last interview .between the eiecu- lives of the .federation and Premier LloydYGcbrgc regard- ing the coal mining situation were not mi Aj'crs west of Maclcod, who would be .j. served by this railroad., iio has pla'c- before- situation fairly and squarely tho government, President liannn, ot tho Canadian National Uail- wavs, and officials ot the C. P. II. C. P. R. Won't Take It Since the Canadian National hasn't a line closer than Calgary, it argues it would he insane to lay steel'on the grade between 'Maeleod.and Pincher Creek. It has no thought of build- ing from Calgary couth. As far as the grade is concerned, they offer 11. to ihe C. P. n. The C. P. U. says it won't take it, and in the meantime tlio farmers south of the Crow's Nest line between Maclcod and Pinchor Creek have to make long and heavy Attempt of; Delegates to Reconsider. Constitution TO. BE MEMORIAL DAY MONTREAL) March 27.T-AO at- tempt was made at tha opening ses- sion of the list day of the Great War Veterans' association convention to reconsider tho 'iraiendsstits to tho onstitulion whlch'wcre passed by the convention night. This move was made- by delegates of Ihe Brlllbh Columbia delegation; as a last sland against the "open door.'A Most of the- Ontario had ..practical- y carried the'opeu.door policy, bad for their ho'nies. but the movo_ to descind whal been done defeated by ap overwhelming ma- iority. if. By assent ot the ..convention, the minimum' 'in; the 'bonus plan is Request m Hands of Premier Point in Whole Negotiations for Financial Aid Coming m Legisla- ture Few Course Will Government Guarantee Strongly Opposed by 1 toigationists of Southern District; Must.Be Strongly. Financed to Establish Irriga- tion Bonds as Par Domin- ion Will Lend Money if Asked. 6 b'ufiSecretary. out llVat TT'oipflVSeHoufily i per" IhV work df-tho Dpinlnion execii-l live-" with the-largo program, .which I I had been set for It by Hie convention. The called for the prinlinff of.tho constitution in French' as well'ns in EcgliBb, and expressed satisfaction with Hie financial report. The. report was, adopted. convention decided 11-as Memorial Day, to he obacryed irrigation scheme undertaken In'Albert', and for that reason-it is an tibsolufa necpKsity that its, financial backing be such that ic will hay's every chance of success. -May hean Millions Later ONLY 1129 ALBERTA CHILDREN OUT OF 5745 FOUND WITHOUT DEFECT EDMONTON, Alia., March to tho report tabled by Hon. A. G. McKay, re medical inspection of rural schools, covering 12G schools and 57-15 children, only 1129 were found to be without de- fect. Tho greatest nuniber.of cases wcrt those of adenoids, lonsils, anil throat affections, and the next greatest were for in memory of those who fell and. Conirade Raider, Jiontrenl. put It: "The culmination of tho efforts of everyone." ARE GERMANS TRYING TO ESCAPE FULFILLING NIAGARA SAILING AGAIN VICTORIA. Tl.. C., March threa months' absence from the Can adian-Australasian -route, the Iloya. Mail.liner Niagara, carrying 500 pass engers. 'arrived'In-port ibis morning from Sydney. X.S.TV. She was held up" at Sydney for nine, iveeks by the of marine .engineers, which af fccted all Australian ships. Tenta live settlement ot the strike permit- i ted the departure of the Niagara from I Sydney bit'March 1. Contentious Clauses 'Regarding Alien Enemies 'Will Be FixeMUp OTTAWA. March 28. afternoon o: Uecu 'debating in the Rural Credits' Head in Manitqba. Says Hon.JEd. Brown Op- poses Scheme WINNIPEG, March W. Prouli father- at! -the oreanizrr.pf rural credits movement io Mt-.riltbba- in a statement read in the legislature ___night, accused tho Hon. Edward provincial treasurer, of stcafi- ily sin'cev tho inception of the Knral Credils Act, .Mr. Prout in ai- no'uiiced hfa intcn'.ion to ratiKr and Burrender. position! -tlio head 6f the rural 'credits parlmont1 of-, th'ft government which he had occupied slnco the Rural. Ci'e-' dits Act was passed In 1916. Hon. Edward Brown, in replying lo the slalement said since tic.in-; cuptioii of iho first bill in cohneclion rural credils, he had been very closely associated with -Mr. Prqut. This association, he Haid, had i A A A TREATY OF VERSAILLES V PARIS, 'March quantities of arms have been discovered In Ger- many by tho allied officers charged with "supervising the eiccatlon of tho peace treaty) according .to advices re- ceived'hero. In Brandenburg and in the' immediate vicinlly of Berlin alono, three-inch'ficld guns were found. This discovery by the allied offi- cers, together with othe> information in .possession ot tho French authori- considered by the French offi- cials' to indicate that Germany is on- deayoriug to avoid execution of tho terms ot tho Treaty. house the franchise hill received sec- ond reading and at tho evening sit- ting, started on Its more monotonous way through committee. It was still j i in committee, with, a humlier of.iion- contentious clauses passed when tho house adjourned. As, was. urifieipat EXPECT LAKES TO OPEN UP ABOUT APRIL 10 AVIJCXIPEG, March ficial rinnounceiiisnt was maJD today> by" the freight traffic de- partment, Canadian Xatioual noihvays. April 10, the Canadian National and Grand Trunk1 railways in east- ern Canada .will accept freight for'shipment tOjTreBtern .and rnll, via., Port Ar- thur. v f, tf .J. house adjourned. As', was. unfieipat- t tv Prout. eu. ilon. Arthur Meighen ou retump-j prout'replied that been of a very pleasant character. lie said ho questioned whether another, case could be cited where a man vol- unteered his aervices, as Mr. Pro.u'. had done, without and did siich splendid work as 5ir. Prout had done: said ho tad never refused a re- said the minister, and enforced, It! meant that the province would hare' to make up R difference which would amount io a'million and a half dol- lars, and taxation would have to Increased; the. difference -would, amount lo doubling the .supplement-: Farmers Will Fight For Right To BandTogether to Support Candidates For Parliament lion ot the debate on second reading stated tho government's position ;on Hie disqualification clauses, particu- larly in regard jto their effect on nat- uralized aliens of enemy origin. These are the-.clauses which throughout havo aroused the keenest criticism. Mr. Killer, Korth Waterloo, claimed "'lint they would disfranchlso women birth inarrlod to T I cd Canadians resident, in Canada for many numbers of thnm had sons who fought for the allies. Taking up this point especially, Sir. Meighen argued that tho intent ut tho clauses was not to disfranchise such long time residents in Canada as Mr. Kuler hud Instanced. '.The intent was lo establish so far as the right to voto was, .concerned, be- Prout'replied that be had e.v-' perienced difficulties hut had gained Ills ends as, far as reuucsls ho bad made were concerned. Jir. Brown said this was an unfair answer. If the charges made hy Sir. Prout were triie.; said Mr. Brown, then lie (Brown) wss unfit to hold public office. He denieil absolutely the churtM made againsi him by ilr. Prout. v.-role Iliat article and who- ever puhllshwl lhat paper was felling Ihe ''the -world was si ipark of Under." The war had strangely unsettled the There never was such .in hour. The pcopln ;ire ready for a great movement for- ward Into a grcal nnlroildcn common- wealth. The jury know Ihc owner- ship of that paper, who operated it and who managed and edited It. It be hard for him to believe that '.vrole and published that did i .not knoTf t'hot Ihc grass was dry and that It would take less lo put. It on! fire thnn when Iho gross was green. I to make nn impassioned plea on their hoada that must wilh special mialllteHons for tho work, for Icnglh of eerrlce and for ability as leathers. Ho declared thai Clause in .New Franchise MS Aimed Especially at Farmers' Parly ar> Crerar Will Oppose ic Led by Hon. tenuously. tv as racerE. e minimum salary absolutely de- 1 Agrarian members of the OTTAWA, Marcli Cannuiau U Is also cxpccled that larBely-slgn- petitions from the farmers ol tne feats this object. INCREASE INDEMNITY OF FRENCH DEPUTIES j house of commons are planning j WC5l will bo sent lo Otlawn -protesting ngainsl the proposed ineasure. Sas- March senalo ye_s- inai it nouni HP mil. u uiii March senalo yes- nrc Ihnn when Iho gross waa ereen.l, ,0 Incrcl50 parlia- The Socialist parly In Canada, salt! compenrallon by ono Ihou- ha lordsb.ii, declared that _the men- ,ntmth1y. The voto was slcr capliallst sils enlhroneu "anil all M, ,0 73 haa already ,._....... of govei'nment arc there to 'lo his bidding; the policeman with his club. Ihe tling wllh his Revolver; thfi his rifle, and the '.-curl v.-llh lls Injunctions; the legis- lature wllh ita lawsr" Shall Courts Exist? he paid, says 1 am hero lo do ihelr Monster nanlldlinl sitf enthroned and I am here .In do lls" bidding. you be- llcvo it. and do yon think It likely lo bring tho courts of thin province Inio hatred anil contempts Perhaps not. Iho -courts of this province lo 73. The measure haa already passed tho chamber "of dcpHlies. MONTREAL FUR SALE MONTHBAU March every ounce of Ihelr combined slrength Into the fight against lhat portion of Ihe government's franchise ncl which seeks W prcvenl electors banding Ihemselves Into nn hsEodatiou to Eiipi'iirt a candlrifile who is willing to support. Ihclr prin- ciples In tlie federal house. Should Ihe government measure, (is now drawn up. pass the house, it will mean lhat the or more farm- era who have subscribed loward Ihe of -agrarian candidate.! FOUR KILLED IN COLLISION March 27. employees of the-Allan- lie Sugar llcflnlng company here were killed and 10 were Injured ns a retuH of a colli- sion between a passenger mo- tur bus and a railroad train. katchov.-an niemlicra declared lhat il is ono of ths features ot modern elec- toral progress that the people, them- selves may contribute Iheir mead ol financial nsslslance toward electing Iho men whom they belleva will faith- AlOiS I inarcn jiin.i; HIIIHIULI S7M a skin was paid for muskrnt j Ihroughout Iho pralrio provinces will nt the Canadian fur aucllon sain hero yesterday, mhon a lolal of 243.C40 skins in 155 lots sold for Tola! sales for the day amounlcd lo he subject lo proceedings court. Already the farmers of (ho west havo subscribed many thousands of dollars toward iho support ot their TWO FRENCH STEAMERS LOST drive be-lloved lost w h all eight out of overs- are reported lo have willingly the east, loo, Severn parly, led by lion. T. A, lake roia! sales lor mo us> w SI and grand lolal for Iho five candidates at Iho neit elccll.on. in lays Tho remainder of evern silver fox left, over from Thursday, 545 skins in 254 lols. brought 2n1, tho high for the .lay being J1000. Total sales of silver fox were ycslcrday. pride In Ihe fact Ihal Ihelr c ectlori expenses In 1B17 i-a d b constituents lliroi'sl- small conlributlons. subscribed. Another flauso which Iho agrarian? will light, Is tho ono willch doe-s not compel, 83 Ihey understand it, tncm- sctllo their bills after an litlWM, 'If members oi parliament aro not nmenablo lo law In UMii respect, liow ran we expect tire common people In live lip to 117" sale] one farmer In tho rial today bora to electio hands, There wera !17 persons >oard the former and 'la on Iho lutler. UKRAINIANS OCCUPY SEAPORT OF ODESSA '.27.-Odessa, the great Russian port on Ilia bea, has occupied by Ukralniaun nil- ilcr aenVI'awlcnko, commander of Iho Ukrainian national army. dccorrUnK to Information received by the Uralo'.in mission In Paris loday. twcen tho person naturalized'by per- sonal application and the person nat- irallzed by operation of law. for nslanco as by marriage with a Brit- sh subject, "It Is Mr. Jielghen declared, and his words wero applaud-- ed from both sides liouae. "that, this or any government would twisii to grant tho franchisors a, tuan who came to the country. In 1011, became naturalized Ihrougli tho naturallzsllon of his parents mid, at Iho same lime, take tho vole away from those who havo been here forty or fifty years and havo enjoyed Ihc right to volo." When the hill WH3 in committee, therefore, the government wdiild have an amendment to which.V'oiild nieei (ho main objections raised by Mr. Etilor. _ ON HUNGER STRIKE I.ON11O.V. March O'- Brien, alderman oV Dublin, who was arrested on JIardi 3 during a raid on Liberty Hall In (ha! city and who has since lh.it time been on slrike." was removed from the Jail lo a hospital last night, pays a dispatch lo (he Herald, organ of Labor. The case of O'iirlcn, who is lender (if the Irish transport workers, discussed yesttrdoy the house of commons when it was brought1 up hy T.-P. O'Connor, Nationalist leader. This is forlin Claim Further Advances In South ANOTHER IRISH MURDER County Tipperary. Ire land, 'Murcli McCarthy, a youthful baker, was called toibe doo of bis hmne early this tnorrflrif; and The victim recently re .ceivcil R warning that he would bo it( tacked.. LONDON, March Polish government, was removed on Thurs- day from Warsaw io flrofflbery, m Polish POEDII, So miles northwcaf 0. Thorn, according to Berlin dUpatches o the Exchange Telegraph Company, uotlng rumors in lhat city. Lait Denikine Bale Gone LONDON, March he lasl hasc in southern Russia un- cr control of Gen. Doniklno, has been aplurod by Ihc Russian Bftlnhcvlkl, ccordlng lo a wireless dispatch from loscow. Bolshevik Claim LOXDOX. March Bolshevik ommunlcatlon received by wireless ast night from Moscow says: the occupation of Kholni- Vaya we took more tiian ono Ihou anil prisoners nml M guns and scores of machine guns. Thesa woro cap- nrcd mainly br a Uhlan reglmCn: vhlch only tho previous day bad pasJ' cd to our side. Two thousand Kubaa acks have Joinbd us. near skayn. entered Orosny, Cis-Caucasii. March 2i. The oil wells had not becu damaged." EIGHTY HUN GUNS FOR SASKATCHEWAN MOOSH Sask.. March 26.- Saskatche-.van's share df Clerman caiilured by the Canadians during 1m-. l-lo war amounls lo about. Clshly pieces, ic-llrieadier Ooncral HOES. ;