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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL, EDITION TWELVE PAGES VOLUME XIV. LETHBRlDGli; ALBKRTA. MONDAY, MARCH 28, 1921 M'MBEK FIRES LAID rman Police Continue Work, Cleaning Up Revolt Welding the Ring Around Germany Danger of' General Strike Now Consider Ger- man Problems Ctmpaign in England and Scot- land Leads to Many Burn- Discovered SINN FEIN PROPAGANDA HEADQUARTERS RAIDED LONDON, March l> itat- .ed on sound authority that the Prince of Wales will open the new Ulster parliament, set up by the Home Rule Act, paued at the last session of parliament and will al- to visit other In Ireland. LONDON, Mar. campaign of incendiaries in various ports.of the country ii assuming such proportion: that tliS authorities ot Scotland Yard are organizing a fleet of motor cars to rush men to any point where there is a. call for their services. This plan is similar to one adopted here recent- ly when many incendiary flres Bet In London. The Evening Standard asserts that further Sinn Fein plots to destroy buildings on the outskirts of London have been discovered. Special detec-f tives were posted last night outside of government buildings and number 10 Downfng Street, the official home ot Premier Lloyd George-and special precautions were taken by the Bank of England. Farm buildings number- ing 20 were burned in the Newcastle district "while other fires occurred at St. Albans and in Hartfordwhire, Bea- consfleld and Buckinghamshire. Near the ruins ot a number of places, empty 011 cans were discovered. Raid Sinn Fein Offices DUBLIN. Mar. head- quarters ol the Sinn Fein propaganda department at 11 Molesworth street were raided Saturday night by ,001106 who effected what was officially described as the largest cap- ture OL seditious literature yet made In ths city. Several tans ot files, hooks and other documentary matter were -re- moved in the lorries of the raiders. Tho department bad numerous dl- visions, one of which dealt with prop- aganda in foreign countries, including j Italy, France and Spain. i Among the documents taken, it I was announced, was the latest decree ot "Irish Republican proclaiming tho boycott upon British j agricultural machinery. I of the members of the staff' were found on the premises. Raid Postoffices r DUBLIN, Mar. men this morning raided the. postofflces in the coast towns of Kingstown, Black- rock, Fbxrock. Dalkey and Dilliney, suburbs of Dublin, held up at the p< the telephones and other'instruments I were taken, the raiders giving re-1 ceipts for them. j The object of the raids presumably! was to cut off communication with! this city. Poland, Caecho-Slovakia, and Rumania, when bound to France, -will form an iron ring of repression around Germany, and may cause another war, any Socialist objectors, hut others regard such a nucleus and .sheet-anchor ot peace to keep Russia and Gormany hi their place. Eleven Murders Charged To Farmer In Georgia Murder Farm Is Found dispatch to the London from Halle says the police are continuing to clean up Eisleben. and that, they have re estab- lished communication with Ilolbra. At noon Sunday, 'tho dispatch adds, tho j.Ttlllery began clearing out tho Com- I ir.unist strongholds between Eislebon 1 nnd Helbra. jlie telegraph station at Sangerhausen 'was blown up Saturday I and the mayor -and other officials were taken an' hwUgen. General Strike Fear Over j BERLIN, MJuC that Im- mediate dangejr a co-ordinated gen- eral strike central German in- dustrial and its possible spread to other sections has been temporar- ily banished, is .expressed by govern- ment nere. They take this view because of tbo Easter holidays, which have come at the critical period, in the government's view. Consider Customs Zone PARIS, Mar. of IUTIERITES Farmer Makes Effort to Escape From Peonage Charges by Murder Method MONTICELLO, Ga., Mar. 28 Two more bodies of negroes were recovered from the Alcovy river here today, making a total of 11 bodies found since the authorities began an investigation of. charges of peonage and murder against John Williams, a farmer. Like the first found a few days ago, the bodies recovered today were chained together and waishteil down with sacks ot stones and iron. Five bodies were found Sat- urday, buried in Williams' planta- tion, i According to a confession rpado by C'J'de Manning, a negro em- ployed by Williams, the 11 negroes were slain and their bodies made 1 away with in order to prerent them from testifying against Tt II- liams In the iwonage Manning confessed he killed flvu of them after he had pointed out the place Imrial. The coroner's jury, investigating the deaths, found that in two cases the negroes were compelled to dig their own graves. Williams and Manning are both in here under close guard. the report of Paul Tirard, high1 com- missioner for the Rhlneland and pres- ident the Rhinnlaml r. i misjJo'i. re- garding the new customs zone on the earl bank of the Rhinn, laHe place on Tuesday, says the Echo de Paris. Settle St. Mary's- Milk Division At April 5th Meeting iin. The were Meeting of International Joint mint ot revolvers and i _ The report was to have been consider- ed on Friday, but an adjournment was made necessary by the fact thai, mem- bers of the British ministry had left London for their Easter vacations. Establish Polish-German. Line PARIS.- Mar. of the allied governments.will meet I in Italy soon to exchange views re- garding the establishment of the fron- tier between Poland and Germany In Upper Silesia, it ia said in dispatches to Paris newspapers from Rome. It is declared that the question will de- mand an exchange of views between the various governments. Uprising at Montabaur _, COBLENZ, Mar. Comumnlst Rural uprising occurred this morning in the' United States bridgehead area at six miles northeast of A riot call was an- and To Push Investigation MONTICELLO, Ga., March State authorities today were planning Montabaur. to push their investigation of alleged Ehrenbrettaieia. peonage practices in Jasper an'J New-'! swered by tfie provost marshal tog counties following the recovery of United States military police were two more bodies of negroes from Al- despatched to MonUbaur to restore Manitoba Command Sends Res- j olution to Ottawa Dealing i With These People i WANT MENNONITES DEPORTED ALSO j WINNIPEG, March petition asking that the federal able.affair 1 .1 government immediately U'l.c steps to deport all Hullcriles and Mennonilcs who refuse lo assume all responsibilities of Canadian citizenship awl to re- fuse admittance to any immi- grants who refuse to lake up the citizenship rights and obliga- tions, will be 1'onvarded to Ot- tawa this week by the provincial command of the G. W. V. A. EASTER FASHIONS ON PARADE CHICAGO, Mar. winds from the mirth went and an over- cast sky did iiot deter Chicago ans from participating in the aii- mml Easter parade yesterday. Many carried umbrellas and here and there a fur coat hid fashion's latest creations. Oray was tho dominant color !n the woman's attire. On the Board Walk ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. Mar. rmwd estimated at more than parartede the board walk yesterday to be reviewed by several thousand others at points of vantage along the famous wooden way. The thermometer at noon registered 81 in the shade. Fifth Avenue Defiant XEW YORK. Mar. Avenue's annual spring function, tho E.ister parade, was a meiuor- yesterday, both in crowds and variety of color. Despite bad weather forecasts, record throngs crowded the fam- ous thoroughfares, adorned in fas- hion's latest creations, defiant and eager to dispaly their best. All the so-called Mennonilc colonies in Southern Alberta are really Hutterites. Merchant Marine TO Show Profit Trial Balance Will Not Be Same Plight as That of C. ff. R. Ontario House May Run Four Weeks Yet oiral Credits, Hydro Matters and O, T. A. Amendments To Be Disposed of MONTREAL, Mar. knockout awaits the pessi- mists who have confidently been pre- dicting an operating deficit for the government merchant marine. Such is the official Moscow and Petrograd News- papers Feature Official At- tempts Along This Line j NO COALITION WITH MENSHEVIKI HOWEVER HELSINGFORS, Mar. Mos- J cou' and Petrograd Bolshevik news- j papers of March -'2 and :M, which were received here yesterday, paint in vivid i official announcements ;i picture ot what appears to fie a sweeping at.- tempt jto conciliate the opponents of I the soviet without the latter surrend- I ering political control. A part of the apparent effort comprises an appeal hy the soviet government to Russian refugees abroad, hi the courso ot which this passage occurs "Russia, in her reconstruction work, must rely not only upon her working' men but also upon her peasants and I her intellectuals. Therefore, her new I international relations oblige Russia I to alter her former stand regarding The question of the mo- mont is to utilize the forces of theso Russian refugees abroad as their aid ia most important in the work ol" re- construction." No Coalition It is, however, officially denied that Premie j1 Leiiine had conferred the leaders of the Mensheviki and. Social-Democrats with a view to the formation of the coalition government as had been reported. The Bolshevik newspapers differ as to the reports of a counter-revolu- tionary movement in Petrosrad, while not a word has been published by pHTced the merchant marine's trial balance in the same plight as that of the National Railways but the answer received by the Canadian Press to- day when the question was asked the department, was: "There exists a j tlle ;oviet up to ro. TORONTO, Mar. Following the covy river here, making, a total of 11 bodies found since the authorities be- gan an investigation of peonage and murder charges against John Will- order. New BERLIN, Mar. rioting ac- tivities in the Communist uprising in iams, a Jasper, county fanner. The Central Germany concentrating last two bodies found yesterday were OIL. Bitterfield, the extrem- chaused together, and weighed down' Have disarming the precisely as were local poliue and occupying the public y recovered from the buildings, according to. an official communication issued shortly noon today. During Sunday, guys the last two bodies found yesterday were together, and weighed down with rocks and iron precisely as were the first previou; river. Governor May Intervene ATLANTA, Ga., March statement, bandits looted the bank and {nor Dorsey had under consideration' postoffice at and put jtoday the question of ordering a state the local telegraph office out of investigation of the John Williams plantation case in Jasper county, where the bodies of negro farm labor- ers reported to have been killed be- routed, owing to the wrecking ot cause of the fears that their com-1 bridges by the Communists, plaints would result in prosecution i Troop reinforcements are constantly on peonage charges have been diseov-1 arriving at different points 'in tho Commission in Washing- ton on That Date mission. Through trains which tra- verse the Plalle section arc being re- eretl, British Brewers Discuss Dry Move Lord Birkenhead Thinks There is tittle to Fear From That Quarter LONDON. Mar. over the prospect of Great Britain going dry was deprecated by-Baron Birkeuhead, lord chancellor, while speaking at the aouual banquet of- tho Allied Brew- ers Traders' association. He declared that members of the association, In his opinion, hara no cause for anrlcty. "As to the apprehension cf chance cf a general move such as has taken placa in he said, am one ot those who do not bclierfl that it is oven conceivable a similar changa can tike r-laca in Britain. "I should most profoundly regret if ST. JOHN, N. B., Mar. A. Powell, K.C., one of the mem- bers of the international joint comminion, left here lait night to attend a apeelal meeting of the commission io be held in Detroit March 30. and also the semi-an- nual meeting to be held at Wash- ington April 5. In connection with this meet' ing he said the important matter to come up was the division of the St. Mary and Milk rivers along the boundary between Alberta and Montana. He. expects that this question would be finally disposed of at this meeting. Robertson's Stand On N.CIU. Upheld Labor Leader Declares Trades and Labor Congress Not Fighting Any Church I riot area and the government an- i nounces that it does not propose to enter Into a truce and that it will also demand the unconditional surrender of the arms and munitions held by the Communists. PRESIDENT HARDING URGED TO AID CAMPAIGN FAVORING DISARMAMENT WASHINGTON, Mar. resolu- tion requesting President Harding to ------------_ i call a conference of the nations on the question o( world disarmament OTTAWA, Mar. a statement asking that increased a'ppropria- issued last night, Frank Lafortune. j tion of congress for armaments be past president of tho Ottawa Trades postponed pending such a conference, Ford Company Reach Shown by Annual Report and Labor Council, Canadian organizer of the International United Leather Workers' union, and a prominent labor leader, commended the stand taken by Hon. (rideon Robertson, minister ot labor, on behalf of tho government, la refusing to give representation to Lire National Catholic Labor union at the forthcoming conference of represents- Mirh Mar M TnM tirft3 ot tho industry in Ot- Mich.. After stating that the intend asset! of ?384, 551.941.68 on December 31. 1020, uro, shown In the annual re- port of the Ford Motor company filed with the secretary of tate. Cash on including deposits In banks is given as and the value of credits owing to the company is placed at BO. Liabilities of the company on unsecured Indeht- any snch. cbange did take placa, aro at causa I am individualistic enough mi Tne report shows that shares Byontlc.sk, noth upon private and pub-1 0( the company's stock are owned by lie affairs to resent protonadij- at- jjellry by Edsell D. Ford tacks against the principles upon n-hicli is bated the right ot ono Indivi- 'dual to regulate Ills own private life." PARIS PURCHASES COSTLY RADIUM PARIS, Mar. of two of radium for francs have been voted by the municipal council of Paris. The radium will be used in fighting the ravagea of cancer. HAMILTON CIVIL SERVANTS PROTEST CUT Mar. car- riers and other civil servants of this :Sty met Saturday night to proteit i gainst ths proposal to cut tl.oir bonus 25 per cent, and they passed a. rea- and by Mrs. Henry Ford. SAVING DAYLIGHT IN TOLEDO TOLEDO, O., Mar. saving went into effect in Toledo yes- terday when the clocks were advanc- ed one honr. Tho railroads, however, will" contlnua to run under the old time. CANADIAN CHESS EXHIBITION TORONTO, March first game in tho exhibition chess match between J. S. Morrison, ex-Dominion champion, and S. B. Gale, present hold- er of the title, commenced Saturday afternoon at the Toronto club. Tha play though, strategically, not ot a high order, presented some enter- taining: features. Play will be resumed Saturday. Jlution asking tho government to match BOOS to winner of the the hontis as at present, first throe games, draws not counting. tional labor movement was not fight- ing any church or religion ami was anxious' to co-operate with them all Mr. Latortutie said th.it the minister of labor had done a real service to all workers by making it plain that the Rnve-rnment recognized '.he trades and labor congress of Canada an dm only body In Canada truly representative of tho workers of every religion. FIFTH DAY REVEALS NO TRACE OF NAVAL BALLOON, YET MISSING ivns adopted here yesterday at an Easter ma'ss meeting held in advoc- acy of disarmament under the aus- pices of the Women's Disarmament committee. Senator Borah' of Idaho, who was the principal speaker, again advocated an j MOOSE JAW LIBERALS Easter holidays, Ontario legisla- ture on Tuesday afternoon will enter upon Its tenth week of the second session with a lengthy program still j before it. It is possible that tho busi- ness of the present session may vuu into the fourteenth week, though, some predictions have been made that three weeks more will prove sufficient. Among the unfinished business Is the rural credits liill, which may OR pushed forward when its sponsor, j Hon. Manning Doherty. minister ot j agriculture, who is now on the sea homeward bound from England, re- turns to the legislature. Ths report of ihe special committee on hydro matters which recommended a tax of two dollars per horsepower on thft hydro-electric power commis- sion's system, is yet to be dealt with. Premier Dniry has publicly stated that while ho favors a tax or rental, he regards per horsepower as too great disappointment for those who have predicted A deficit." Beyond this nothing is ventured, al- though from semi-official sources thfe emphatic statement ia that a substan- tial margin on the right side of the ledger will be announced in the house by Hon. 0. C. Ballantyne this week. Brantford Labor Supports McBride Though Expelled From Domin- ion Labor a Statement BRANTFORD'. March 28. The Brantfonl Independent Labor execu- tire is in full support of M. M. Mac- Bride, M. L. A., who was expelled from _ the provincial labor party at the Well- The yueslidn is expected to {and convention on Saturday. Despite garding the offer to trade with tho United States. The trade agreement with Great Britaiii was not over- enthusiastically commented upou. The Gazeta Krastaya, for instance, quotes Leonid. .Krassin as saying thn British ngreoment was unsatisfactory although it was a gain for Bolshevism. Join Tij-d Internationale STOCKHOLM, Mar. Social- ists of the Left, in cqngress hero.Sat- urday adopted by. an .overwhelming majority a resolution in fdvor ot' join- ing tho third interuationalo of Mos- cow unconditionally. The adoption of the resolution.. resulted in the sec- sion .of the minority, whp formed an independent party headed by Carl Lindhagen, the Socialist mayor of Stockholm, and M. Vennersteu, form- er minister of labor. The Socialists in parliament aru represented now hy only one deputy. prove a contentious ono when it comes before the'house for debate. O. T. A. Amendments Proposed amendments to the On- tario Temperance Act already have been warmly debated, are still to bo finally disposed of by the legis- lature, and moro warm discussion is anticipated fn this connection. Several other matters are yet to lie dealt with, including tho fair rents bill and the estimates. Lt.-Col. H. Price. member for Parkdale, is expected to brinjr before (he house the suspension Police Magistrate David Hastings of DunnvUlc and thH is likely to prove provocative of a political attack upon Attorney-General Huney. Altogether the indications are that e ho'i.se will continue in session un- til April is well advanced. the threat of (he provincial body to the Brantford local that' the latter must eject Mr. JlacBride or lose its representation Iii the provincial or- ganization, the local eiecutivo issued the following statement this morning: "Wo arc rather amazed that the con- vention, on the one hand, practically upon its removal from the arc endorsed aimost ail of the issues upon which Mr. MacBride left the group, particularly as regards the eight-hour day and the Chippewa report, which has practically forced the other labor members to support Mac-Bride's meas- ure." t Funeral of Cardinal Gibbons On Thursday; Body Now Liea in State BALTIMORE, Mar. body Cardinal Gibbons was borne- this morning from tbo bed chamber in which he died last Thursday, to ihw cathedral where !t will He in stato until Thursday, the day of tin fuiiera1. There was no ceremany atten-'lr-.nt popal residence. Arrayed in the muss vestments of an archihisbop, the body rests upon a catafalque erected at the bead of tlv center aisle immediately iu front or the chancel. Ttio cathedra! within and without is draped in purple and black. FIRE IN TOKIO; THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES HOMELESS agreement between Britain nnd the ITnlted States and Japan to reduce the naval armaments.' Tho meeting, it was said, was held simultaneously with others in 15 states in the interests of reduced naval and military programs. AUGUSTUS B. ST.OYEL OF WINNIPEG IS DEAD PBNSACOLA, Fla., March Naval authorities here today entered upon the fifth day of their yet unre- warded aearch for some trace of the j naval balloon which has been missing j since last Tuesday when it took.the J air here with five passengers. Al- WINNIPEG, Mar. B. Stovel, aged a partner in the Storel company, printers, of this city, and former president of the Baptist Union of Western Canada, died Sat- urday at Hot Springs, Va., where lie was seeking to recover his health. Mr. Stovel was born at Mount Forest, is survived by his-wife and five children. ALLIES' PLAN OF AID though still holding to the belief that the five men havo been picked up by some fishing vessel, officials planned lo continue the search unremittingly. LEAKY BOAT, BOY DROWNS ST. CATHARINES. Mur. stono Moyer, aged 17. lout his life In lire first drowning of the season In Twenty Mile crook. His companion, Cecil Brown, was rescued. They hail gone out hi a boat. PARIS, Mar. of a plan, by which would re- nounce the pledges given thorn by Austria In tho treaty of St. Germain was begun here this morning by the finance committee of the. League ot I Nations. This step Is uncoil su that Austria may bo abla to borrow money upon these pledges to buy raw mater- ials and sot her factories to work. I', Is declared that hy this means a plan may be devised which will Improve (he economy- situation in Austria. WILL NAME CANDIDATE TO OPPOSE HON. CALDER MOOSE JAW, Mar. con- vention of the Liberals of the fed- eral constituency of Moose Jaw has been called for April 12 for the purpose of considering the nomination of a candidate. Hon. J. A. Calder was the Unionist can- didate for this constituency and is the. sitting member. GARFIFLD, KANSAS, DESTROYED BY FIRE; ONE LIFE IS LOST WICHITA, Kaa.F_Mar. field, Kansas, a small town about 100 miles wsst of here, was des- troyed by fire early Sunday, ac- cording to reports reaching here. One man is reported to have been killed. LIVED 105 YEARS ON A FARM ST. .TOWN. N. H., Mar. 28.-- Mrs. Mary Gillis, iipod ynars, here yesterday. Shy IVT.S born in County Tipperary, Ir i (1 nnd luul 'ivc-fl all her 1 if i? on ji farm. TOKIO, Mar. whole cicy of Tokio was imperilled Sat- urday night by the greatest fire with which !t has been visited in a decade. The conflagration destroyed one thousand houses in the northwest- ern part of the city, involving a loss estimated at yen (normally about Thousands of persons were made homeless and 133 persons were in- jured. The burned buildings in- cluded three hospitals, a bank and several large business houses. TURKS WILL TRY TO COMPEL MEN TO MARFtt CONSTANTINOPLE, March 28. at the growing depop- ulation of Turkey, the Turkish Nationalist parliament at Angora is considering a bill to compel men aged 25 or more to marry unless prevented hy health regula- tions. Bachelors over that age will be heavily taxed, while mar- ried men will enjoy privileges in taxation and military service. TORONTO BURGLARS BUSY 'TORONTO, Mar. en- tered tho home of Lady Kulsonbridgn. vidow of Chief Justice Sir Glenholum Faleonbritlge, last night and ransack- ed the place. Girls Scare The Young Men v Buy Too Many Clothes, No Marriage .j, A MONTREAL, Mar. young women are spending as much today on personal dress and decorations as their grandmothers spent the household, aqd their demands art? becoming so great that young men are unable to contemplate marriage. The rate of living is high, not by reason of prices, but because the standard of living has gone up so that there Is nothing left for the works of charity and helping the poor or for the spread cf Christians' saW Bishop Farthing in his Eeister message Sunday morning in Christ Church cathe- dral. "The wsrlci is faced with what I feel is one of the gravest crisis, one far more perplexing than that we faced six years ago. Unless the world accepts and puts into action the principles of Christ, there will be great changes. If the people of Christ will today need hfs call and give themselves to doing his will and fulfil hit pur- pose, then the world will MV- cd by the gradual changing of men's minds and a brighter day will be ushered evolution ami not by revolution." ;