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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUL mm VOLUME XIV. HcmW PAGES LETHBRnXlE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 1921 NUMBER 91 The Movement Is Under Way! t James Weir Precipitates Discus- sion In Move to Cut Effici- ency Officer's Salary 1ABOR BUREAUS ARE ALSO UNDER THE GUN (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON, Mar. efforts by Attorney-General J. R. j Boyle, in legislature Tuesday af- ternoon to lores Alex. Rots, Oeatre Ciliary, to go on record as to whether ha thought the government atainlatration of labor bureaus in Al- bella WM or iru not a suceees metj wltfl fifta-e. Mr. Rosa positively de-i cliud to express his personal views though he uld he could "if "He ought to have a. definite opin-1 said Mr. Boyle. ought to j know ai a representative ot labor, way or the other. K the opera- tion of labor bureaus Is uot. satis- factory, then be ought to be fair enough to express hi a opinion, and if lie ii satisfied. with them, he ought to be fair enough to get up unit say so." Very Few Compliinti There was a very .general and lengthy discussion of the whole topici of labor bureau operation participated in by a number of the members. Mr. Boyle aaid that most of the complaints had come from Hon. Mit- chell, provincial treasurer, "under whose department the bureaus said that complaints had keen very PREMIER MURRAY TO RETIRE HALIFAX, Mar. George M. Murray, premier ot'j Nova Scotia jipoe 1896, will re- i tire from iiechfe politics to ill-health, it is unolliciiilly .-in-j here; He will retain Hie title of premier, but the work i of office will be assumed by an- other member of the cabinet. i Two Crucified At Abiquiu In Good Friday Observance POSSIBLE TO DIE Or A.pROKEN HEART LONDON, bro- ken heart poi- libility, aecanWng to Or. i. Strick- land eminent- heart lii; lecture here. He Hid nature, ef the heart fikret might result ffom emotion, more often frem joy than grief. ALBUQUERQUE, N. M.. Mar. men were crucified at the penltente village at Abiijiu in Northern New Mexico on Good Kriiiity iu observance or holy week in rites performed by members of the Heramnos do LUS, bro- ilers of-light, a veliglous urclor. according to B. J. Nordfeldt and CuHtav Baumann, artists of Santa l''o. N.M., who arrived here today. ThL'y say they were members of a party of two dozen tourists who witnessed the ceremonies and the flagellation ceremonies con- nected with it. For more than half n hour, they 'aay, the two human sacri- fices were tied to huge wooden crosses at the eml ot which they were taken down, bleeding and oihxunted. The condition of the men (a said to be serious and their recovery in doubt. "The penitentes formed in a long procession." said Mr. Nord- feldt, "and marching tu slow weird music beat themselves with thorn whips soaked in brinu water to wound themselves and make their wounds smart. One man carried a large wooden cross tni- iler the weight of whicli ho fell exhausted frequently. The smj- cession ended with the erection of two crosses with members of tlio order to them. "It Is considered an honor among the penilentcs to be select- ed for crucifixion." -Koott, in the Dallas Xews. RISH FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE LONDON, Mar, consequence )f the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Ireland the minister of I agriculture baa prohibited the import- ation of cattle tram that-place. AH cattle landed frojo Ireland since March I 20 will lie re-exaaained and all animals in England mCMing from the malady 1 will be quarantined. Fernie Member Wants Beer Clause in the B.C. Moderation Measure Hat field Coming to Canada to Will Make It Rain from Coaldate (o Swift CuYrent Will Then Give Secret to Canadian Government few compared to the large amount of prtlae showered' on work of the bur- eaus both by employees and employ art. The few Cffinplattts Vretfitered had mostly from farmers who thourtt that "tha attitude at the iUff ia now of the offlcea was not con- with farmers getting em- ployees at the lowest rates of nay." He promised to make a personal in- vestigation of all "rfiraVultioe" and en-1 to ameliorate any complaints. Under direct questioning by George Hoadley, (Opposition Okotoks. lion. Mr. "Mitchell gave definite an- swer that the government was not contemplating any legislation at (bis session to allow private employment offices charging fees for their serv- ices to come into peration again.. 1 Debate on Patronage James Weir, (Non-Partisan League) Kanton, plunged 'the house into a rather wearisome debate over tbe old subject of civil service versus the patronage system, when he undertook to have the salary of the efficiency of ilcer cut from to Th house finally passed the original item of J4.000 by a vlvi voce vote. The de bate, however, gave Hon. Duncan Mar shall, minister ot agriculture, an op DOrtunity to wallop the federal clvi (By a StaC MEDICINE, HAT, Mar. M. Hatfield, the >rofenional rain, maker, will leave Loe Angeles for Al- berta, April J, and by April 15 will have commenced bit operations in the Medicine; Hat country. equipment ar rivet) Jin iaM, 'Another 1> on the war train and the re- will be broaiht by Mr. Hat field, the wisard of the htm self, who is coming via Vancouver. tha, exprew purpose of a> Board To Borrow Money Questioned service commission, saying it hat "ruined" the federal department. o agriculture to the point where Dominion department was only giving fifty per cent, of tho service it 9honlr three years. His contention was :hat they should not have a power which even the government did not possess. The university estimates otalled ShelvecMor Time Btlng The whole matter was shelved for be time being, owing to the tact that he university estimates were not con- idered. They stand over pending urther information promised by- the ninister of education. Mr. Hoadley Iso asked the minister to give a re- urn sbowihg all tho capital and other certainlng tbe truth about this re markable man who has been Invited to visit England, Australia and South Africa to demonstrate his secret of inducing repre sentative of the Herald made a thor- ough Investigation of of Hat Reid's proposed Southern Alberta ex- periment, and this is what he was told What He Claims First, can he produce rain" He claims a record of 43 contracts successfully ailed in 17 years.- Hec- go to show that this iu that somehow rainfall has followed his operations. Second, is it a "skin" game? Hardly. His contract with the United Agricultural association pro- vides that he must produce tho precipitation before he gets his mouey. Third, is he confideBt of success in his venture here? Absolutely. His science, he de- clares, baa passed the experiment stage. Why ta he leaving California to come to Canada? Ctmlno to Convince Skeptics "I am going to Canada for one pur- pose said the Rainmaker to P. S. Ratcliffe, secretary and treas- urer of the association, a few weeks ago in Los Angeles. "I'm not going for the money. My expenses will run Into thousands, of dollars. I am go- into 'thousands, of Ing to Canada to prove to the Cana- dian authorities that my system is scientific and will produce results. It will likely take me several yean to do this for you know, goverurnen.ts are extremely skeptical." Much of the vital material for this irticlo was furnished by Mr. Ratcliff who represented the farmers in draw 'ng up the agreement with Hatfleld Mr. Ratcliffe >lsited Los Anjeles, where he went into Hatneld's record nrst hand before signing a contract him. His findings are, worthy of thought (nl consideration. Family Well Known Tbe rainmaker ts a Califoralan. His family Is welt and favorably known in Southern Caltftrala. His lather is a retired mtlMoiKliT business nan liv- ing at Dreamt in Los Angeles. Hie fasaoiui mm mldes in a suburb at the same city when not easMad in hie (ContinuM'on Pace i) Bill Reported Without Such a Clause and None Likely to be Adopted VICTOMA, Mar. modera- tion bill was reported in tbo legisla- ture this morning at 1 o'clock with- out any beer clause being forthcom- ing. There is still time on the third reading for some member to move tho j necessary amendment providing for the sale of beer aud Thomas Uphill, Fernie, promised he would do E-O but it is apparent from the debate which took place that there is little possi- bility ot any snch, clause being ap- proved. Capt. Ian McKonzle roundly blamed tbe Conservative opposition for Its solid.stand against the Introduction ot any snch clause asserting that bad members of that party forgotten party affiliations and stood forth in- dividually the measure, which be as- serted, will drive people to the drink- ing of hard liquor, would have in- cluded a beer clause. Comment among of the liouse clearly Indicated that they see no possibility ut such a. clause being Inserted. MOVE TO RECALL GOVERNOR FRAZIER IN NORTH DAKOTA Britain Believed to be Preparing For Further Military j Measures COMMUNIST UPRISING I NOW UNDER CONTROL PARIS, Mar. London I patch to the Petit Parisien, says that j Premier Lloyd George. Sir Laminj secretary of and Field Marshal Wilson held a con ferencfi last night. Tho dispatch an serts that it is believed in London thai the question discussed at the confer ence was the extension of mlliUrj penalties upon Germany as a resnll of her refusal to pay yie marks in reparations Before May 1, as demanded by tbe reparations sion. Government Safe (h Snap Verdict By 31 Majority Liberal Leader's Resolution, Calling for Immediate Elec- tions to Fill Vacancies, Defeated xyencliturc -on tho university ts establishment. Hiuco The department of education esti- mates amount to Anothei large Item which stands over for '.her consideration is tho grants to the government employees came under the jurisdiction of this officer. ._. Hon. Mr. Marshall, the minister of schools amounting to agriculture, enlarged upon tho virtues of n minister controlling the people working In his own department di- rectly and denounced all appurten- ances of the civil service, aj "nuisances." He said, howe1 ANOTHER PROTEST TO NATIONS LEAGUE GENEVA, Mar. League of Cambridge Wins Rowing Classic By a Boat Length Official Time was 19 Minutes, 44 Was Ideal LONDON, Mar. bridge won the annual boat race with Oxford today over the four- mile course on (he Thames from Putney to Mortlakc. LONDON, Mar. ;athertd along the banks ot the Thames from Putney to Mortinke :hig morning to gain from which they might witness OitorcJ-Camljridge boat race, which will be rowed at five o'clock this at- jystem as Nations has received a second protest jternooD- Before noon all Rood posl- iver, that from Germany calling attention to tho wcre crowded with enthusiasts the efficiency officer was the "least ot continued occupancy by allied' troops caJTVing the dark blue of Oxford or these and had some cred- of German territory. The note ar- the'light hluft of Cambridge, ft coming to him for the work of ar- presses the hopo that articles 13 and Bo'h the crews w.ero pronounced ranging all the clerical staffs on a 17 of the peace pact will applied uniform basis bt pay.jra that the according preceding note of pay wss, gives fo work. the siuie kind o[ March 10. The new note is 'dated JAP CROWN PRINCE ARRIVES IN ENGLAND PORTSMOUTH, England, Mar. HO. crown prince of Japan will ar- rive at Splthead on May 7, according to la a naval order. The party will arrive on tho war- Katnrt and Kashlmi. March 34 and Is plgned by Secretaiy Simons. VANCOUVER COUNCIL FAVOR! VANCOUVER ID. PROVINCE VICTORIA, Mar. city coun- cil tonlikt decMeo to raw of making Vancouver Ittoart a separate province of thfl Dominion by a nf to three. ._ last evening to be in the belt of con- dition aud a close race was expected. Cambridge wan considered most prob- ably the winner during the early days of tbe training season, but Oxford has lately Improved greatly and today had many backers who believed tbat the crew could break tbe post-war win. ning streak ot Cambridge. The Cam- bridge craw la somewhat heavier than the Oxford eight, but experts declar- ed that thla advantage was more ap- parent than real.___ (Continued Page Five.) OTTAWA. Mar. fotr lours of heated debate the govern- ment at an early hour this morning arried a division with a majority of 1. It arose on a surprise amendmeni by the leader of the opposition to a otion to go Into supply, the result )eing: Against the amendment 89- or BS. Majority against the amend ment 31. Liberals voted solidly, tor the amendment; government followers against, while the National Progres- sives split. Johnston, Last Mountain; Kennedy, Glfinnrarry, and MacDonald Torolskaminff. voted with tho opposi- tion: Clark. Red Deer; MacNutt, Salt Coats: Thompson. Qu.Appelle; Cald- well, Vkaor.fa-Carlton: Wright, Battle- ford: Gould. Asslnlboia; Haibert. North Ontario anil McDermand, East Elrln voted with the government. Frod Davis, Neepawa, the only cross bencher present, voted with the gov- "rnme'it ItW raa shortly after the opening of the evening sitting that Mr. King lire- B.C. Legislature Turns Down Six- Hour Day in Mines Thos. Uphill, Fernie Member, In- troduces Resolution Which Is Defeated VICTORIA, Mar. Can- adian an almost unan- imous vote the leaiilature this afternoon turned down the amend- ment to the coal mines regulation act, proposed by Thomat Uphill, liber member for Fernie, that th: present eight-hour day from bank to bank in coal mines should be reduced to hours. DEVIL'S LAKE, N. D.- Mar. 30. to attempt the recall of Governor Frailer and cartain other state officials elected with Non-Partlzan league endorsement will be considered by a state-wide convention ef entl-Non-Partlzanii here today and Thursday. Many of the delegates se- lected by the various county con- ventions are definitely instructed for or agalnat a recall at thii time but most of the delegates will en- ter the convention uniiwtructed. THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT In trie Commons" OTTAWA, Mar. Ballantyne, minister of marine fisheries, in a statement on the finan- cial condition of tho Canadian Govern- men Mercantile Marine said that tho Lotal net earnings of the steamships Restrictions On Arms To Ireland Order-jn-Couneil lg Patted Further Murders urtOttt-i breaks in Erin LONDON. Mar. official Ga- zette publishes an pro- hibiting, except under license, the im- portation into the United Kingdom of firearms, cartridges, bombs, depth charges, flame throwers, torpedoes, ammunition or any lethal weapon. The order of the home secretary al- so prohibits the removal of firearms or ammunition from Great, Britain to Ireland without the authority of the polic'j. Another DUBLIN, Mar. armed ci- vilians called at the home of William Fleming early yesterday morning and" demanded that he and his son Robert hand over a gun in their possession. They refused and the raiders set fire to the house. Fleming and his son at- tempted to escape but the son was killed on the high road and the father was badly wounded. He crawled into an out-house, whore he ivaa found by ths police. Rioting In Belfast BELFAST, Mar. occur- red yesterday afternoon in tbe North Queen street and New Lodge roart i districts of Belfast. In the former a 0. C. I man was wounded when the police and: fired on the crowd. In the latter a Communist Effort Failt COLOGNE, March by Communists to bring about a general strike at Sollngen have failed, accord- i ing to a telegram from that whlct j is occupied by British troops. Band; i of rioters bioko into public buildings j in various localities in tbe rural dis- Met surrounding tho city and robbed some banks but are aaid to have i routed by police forces. j Cevelsburg was for some hours yea. terday in the hands ot Communists, nays n telegram from Barmen. The Communists fiercely resisted the po- lice, but Buffered considerable 28 .of their number being killed. eral policemen wore killed or wound' ed. Uprising Broken BERLIN, Mar. government it bas effectively broken ut the Insurgent Communist rising in the mid-German industrial area with capture 'of the main body of rtoters at Leuna and Ammandorf. Thus fai Communists..haye been arrested an.l others are reported either to flee'ngx leaving their arms behind, 01 surrendering. arriving at Berlin up to 2 o'clock: this afternoon from mld-Qer many and Huhr points indicated that the Communists had been j fill in their attempts .-to provoke j widespread general strike. woman was shot in the head. Peek Buried LONDON, Mar. funeral of the late Captain R. G. Peck, who was for 1320 was equalling 2.351 killed in a recent ambuscade in Ire cent., interest on notes given to'laui .he government lor full cost of ships, j wel took place yestgrday ut Lotldis- Devonshire. Tho coffln was car- sented his amendment and for a time, owing to tho slim attendance follow _____ _............ ing tho Easter vacation, there was continued until six o'clock. i probability of the amendment br-lng When the house resumed at. S liarely defeated. But as the evening] o'clock, a "motion to..go into supply wore ou, the government supporters i brought an amendment from irrived, and it became apparent that] Mackenzie King, leader of tin ross revenue from closed voyages; rlert on a gun carriage drawn by six was operating expenses artillery horses, preceded by a full operating profit troop of Ninth I.ancers. who anted as Discussion on the statement a firing party. The bishop of Glas- gow officiated. Munitions in Dugout CORK, Mar. police yester- day afternoon discovered in a dugout tion, to the effect that writs there was no possibility of a govern nent. defeat. It was a tlehatc of some bitter ex- changes, oC accusations flung from side to side of the house, (if irony and The Amendment King's amendment declared: That representation In parliament bo- ng a fundamental right of the people vrits should IIH Issued at once to fi he existing vacancies in the house if commons and that polls should be ,e1d at the earliest possible time so a to insure representation of all con- tituoiciea during the present session t parliament. "There Is no parallel in history to e government's declared Mr. King as he again pressed for in- nrmttion on the circumstances con- erning the resignation of Sir Herbert mes its a member for Si. Antoine he premier warmljr charged tbe tion with verdicts ud partUMnt estimates he glory ,that lay behind them. omplained oppoaUInn had WORKERS CLASH IN BARCELONA i ot shown him the conrteejr of proper BAJtCHLONA. Mar. syndl- otlce ot the amendment. It WM collut WM killed and two others were I 2: SB tM afternoon, torty wounded in a clash between members before the opmeil that of opnoslns. gronpn of Ihi-se workers iu had received word nf It here Hon. opposi-! near Cork, large stores of amis should j ammunition, among which were two Small Mystery May Be Cleared Up And Sensational Development; Are Likely to Result, Says Toronto Paper TORONTO, Mar. World the following today: "Since the termination of the Doughty trial the crown has been delving further into the If the authorities proceed with their contemplated plans and put In jail certain people who may have some knowledoe of Mr. Small's fate, there is likely to be a vtry sensational development to the whole story, "From inquiries made during the past few days It Is now thought that the body of Mr. Small was removed from the thea- tre some time early In Decem- ber, 1919, kept In hiding for a cer- tain period and finally got rid of toward the end of the month." HON. ROBT. ROGERS WILL BE CANDIDATE FOR SIR H. AMES' SEAT be Issued at once to fill the five vacant sects in tho house of com- mons. The amendment was defeated. In the Senate Senator Blonriin. postmnster-genoral. introduced a bill to amend the Post- office Act, to establish a system of Insurance against losses of m.-illable matter and to provide for double rates on unprepaid matter. The bill was given first reading. OTTAWA, Mar. In Par- liament: Private members' day. lUisolution of: Hon. A. K, McLean favoring appoint- ment ot a standing committee on government-owned asicl government- Ottawa, it is said. elephant guns, quantities- of bombs, i mines, bayonets, pikes, a few rifles and and also uniforms and also seditious literature. WON'T LET SINN FEIN ENVOY INTO CANADA VANX'OUVER. Mar. Grattan lismunde, alleged Sinn Fein envoy to New Zealand and Australia, who was refused a landing in the lat- ter country, und who Is now aboard the steamer Makuri, clue in Vancou- ver tomorrow evening from Sydney, N. S., will be refused admission into Canatla. Definite instructions to this effect have been received here from controlled railways and steamship I lines expected to be debated. It tlmo permits, the house will again be in committee of snpply on interior de- FLEW IN AIR, COT SPEECH BACK WASHINGTON, airplane flight at an altitude of frtt yesterday reetend the powtr of (Beech of H. A. lent, ,22 oM and former aeldler who for l months hsd been unable to tpeak above whleftr. MONTREAL, Mar. Herald today says "It Is seml-offieially announced front Ottawa that Hon. Robert Rogers will be a candidate for the seat left vacant through the re- signation of Sir Herbert Ames, St. Antoine division, Montreal, at the bye-election for the federal house of commons, the date of which Is shortly to be announced." IOWA FARMERS LOOK TO ALBERTA FOR LAND; BIG DEAL AT LOMOND (Special to the Herald.) "LOMOND, Mar. land deal in- volving over was concluded yesterday whereby Wm. Brownlee of Ottumwa, Iowa, hecamo owner of the Seoman farm two and a half miles west' ot here. Mr. Brownlee states that there are many people Jn the States looking toward Alberta for laud, fie land in lows and neighbor- tag status is valued out of afl tion to Its productivity, MM. N. S. COAL MINING CONDITIONS BAD HALIFAX. Mar. M.-CewUMow hi .he cool mining industry Mart- I me provinces arc very ted fcji opinion of J. Baxter, presMent M the United Mine Workers ft America, ;