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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. SIXTEEN PAGES LETHBR1DGE, ALBEHTA, WEDNESDAY, MAHCH 31, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES DUMBER 01 Allies Refuse Request of German Govt. to Send Its Troops Into Ruhr District MARY PICKFORD AND FAIRBANKS MARRY I.OS AXGELICS. March 3 Man- Pickford married O las l-airbanlia an Sunday. But Despite This Anti-Red Troops Are Being Sent Against Workers' Ultimatum to Sparta- cans Expires-rEssen in State of ers' Soldiers Demand Their Pay. Annual Heport.Asks For 20 To JJc Added to Force as a Reserve SUB-1H.STKICT AT I WARNER URGED! PARIS, March request of the German government that It be permitted to send troops to the Ruhr district, in the neutral icrie near the German border, has bien rftn'lM- by thi government of France. TROOPS PUSH FORWARD BERLIN, March ment troops in the. Ruhr region have pushed forward, .the' time limit In the ultimatum from tha government to the workers there having been reached, eays a patch to the Abendblatt. Confidence in declarations'has. voted by the Pruulan assembly-which haa voiced iU approval of steps'taken in the recent past by the cabl- r.et- Removal of the Erhardt naval brigade which took part !n the .Kapp revolt of March 13 from Doebtritz. probably prevented be- cauoe of oppcsltiorv from railway, men In the Altona district. Soldiers Demand Money ESSEX. March lime fb of Ihe workiugnicn, have decided to make an effort lo Imve the mines blown uu In Iho government troops advance, as tho belief In tho ranks is that Iho government will not gran I amnesty to o leaders. Talk General Strike IX, March (llavas.) ot Ihe three Socialist parties here have sent an energetic uHlma- tuiu to tbe government requesting 4tat it respecl tho Bielefeld cenven: tion aud immediately suspend all mili- tary measures in the Ruhr valley. The government is given until 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon to either accept or reject this request. Should'it lie rejected an Immediate proclamation of a general strike would follow! Chan- cellor Mueller was informed by c. So- cialist delcgaliin. Offerof Accepted LONDON, StRreh Canadian Associated Replying to a ijiwllon in the House of yesterday, Mr. Honar had been offered Canada and accepted. He had informa- tion regardingcthe intentioms of the Caaadii imnmtevt respecting of the Canadian naval organ- ization or as the dockyards at Esquimalt if d Halifax be ing the sate of (he Nibbe and Rainbow, or what provision: was being made by Canada for repairing arid the o naval ships.; I s Head of Provincial Police Advocates Permit System For Handling All Liquor Supt. With Backing of Commissioner Cuddy, Urges Establishment of Vendors' Stores at Several Points Including Lethbridge and Issuing of Liquor by Province Geneva! Public Not Interested in Seeing Present Liquor Act Enforced. v HOOVER WOULD BE PRESIDENT NEW YORK, March That Hoover will accept :tb.e nomluattou for Ihe presidency i( tendered him Is ihe state- ment here. (Special to The Herald.) EDMONTON, March 30. would itrongly that the wle of liquor ihould be placed entirely under government con. trol." It one of the stite- mcnU-t'n the annuil report of the provincial police' department is- utd over the written jignature of W. c "Bryan, of police and bearing the typewritten signature of A. Cuddy, commis- sioner. Tri'tt statement Is contained in a review' of the difficultly the pro- vinclnl police'found in enforcing the during the year. (Special to The Herald) KIWIOXTON', Msrch in- create uf twenty men on tho fores of, muc Provincial Police Is the .Berlin government's ultimatum ominendrd In Ihe annual reuoi lot that 1 for the workmen's'forces in ibc Kuhr tabled in tho legislature and siffn-; valley lo surrender .their arms and cd by W. C. Bryan, superintendent of! recognize local and government uffi- police, issued-from Hie ollicc of Com-lcials cipired.nl noon yesterday and. missioner A. Cuddy of the police, "lui almost immediately the population of view of Hie unrest and increase of Essen, which had been about Uiej generally." said the report h' is bririgiUK about au increase Of work.and reRponslhiltly, it is cssary that' the force should be creased' by ordOr'to render a full Isfactory .service. The Ihis number.of men will- enable us to of ten extra men streets tUo juornlnj, scught LOSX IN 1919 al Deficit Including Fixed .Charges Roads Including 25 Per Cen Increase in Freights, Costing-People ofifanada Giving C.P.R. Big Profits .'be Made to'Make Government Roads Payhxpenses? shcller lii their homes. A slate of ferment prevails in tho in-jwprkers' army, and a number of con- OTTAWA, March In Ul IAV1 UUl in. comprehensive speech, Dr. Keidr JIin-1 vear-'s w jears w showed an operat- ernmcht roads so- Dr. HeM ciirtaln isterof Railways, lad bet ore the llonie of Commons today the Bn: nnal iudget ot'lhe Canadian National Hallway sysleia since JU inaugura: divided up between __. these could, .lie ,c'alled .logo___ of demi rural [lisvrlcU.rif our meu as, tb...------- Svas cbmiielledSto db'tluriiis the strike 'report- stales; .that or. December 1.3th last, the strength' of the at nine'oflicei's, 151 iion-coriKiiibsicned officers anil men. and 51 liorees. 'There arc five divis'j lonal posts and eighty, one detach-' nionls In Iho province. 8Z.ZB Pe'r Cent Convictions There were a lotal of 6.912 cases', disposed of-in the four rHte.s of Ihcj province but Ibe report slates that the: city venorla on these cases arc very Incomplete. From January 1. 1919 lo. December 31 of that year. 5.411 cases entered'by tho police and convictions olilnlncd or 82.2S pei-'ccnl.- Ihe report silalo-i is evidence o! tho efficiency tho force. Sub District at Warner Tho report that a snb-dislrlct hhniilj be fonrcd at Warner, rrau an- other constable1 s'alioned Ihere. which would tak.i in Foremost, New Dayton, Stirling. Raymond anil Colitis. There were "2 cases of catlle steal- cnly mm, liil.HiiseutB'.Iroiii towns like ind more (ho addition of'.'rout.. A majority .of: the; troops are lablc 'us I demanding payment of their .wages tra men mediately and a .paymaster with ilvlslons n-.oiuiv was rushed fa aft''aiitomoullei a vervi to the It is'lielievedrhoover, leresl IhiB a largo, elemoiitibt, IL'e workers' traced in'detail the flnanca rtsl.lU he force'array will uSt-laj-.'dofo'-ffil.'nniis. of Iho year's operations, It outlined LUI., y flirt mails In flllnro. U 'Canadian '.Nor- i. U. and Trans- T6 this there foi-.fued IL OL meir wages im- a.paymHste? with lion.. His s (Me men I; had keenly ia ail tuitomoulle i awalled and ivas followed .In- Tho i i aro'delorniiried no', to for charges'or (Including.: fe'J Ihc needs of thij roads In fuluro. i- -In operating de ftcit of the roarts. in ISIS (the Can increase-in frelgbt'tales. I Hevenue too has advanced nearly "I have been contin- ued the people who intend going Into the liquor neu if as far as prices arc concerned, 'the' govern- ment vendors can underiell them. If such ihe case, then to my mind the public should benefit and not the Individual, by the profits that are made, and I would sug- gest that more vendora' stores should be opened, say three In Ed- montor., three in Calgary, one in Lethbridge, one in Medicine Hat, iiid one in Red Deer, and thai a permit or license should be issued by Ihe government for the nominal fee of 25 cents which householders or reputable citizens could obtain 'allowing them much per week or month as decided, and that on purchase of any liquor, would be only through thi vendors' stores, the same should be indorsed by the vendor on the back of the permit, and misuse of the permit being punished by in- stant-cancellation. By the gov- ernment handling tho traffic., in this way, the revenue would go to the government of Into the pockets of the bootleggers, (doctors, druoqists, and the pro- fessional bootleggers. I BREAK ACT I "It ii impossible I act as it should be enforced, as It stands at present, one of the reas- ons, and the chief of them 'In my opinion, being that a very large perctntaje of the citizens of the province break this act Indirectly .and even those who do ribrdVinK 'and who vote for' are ,very loatha'.'to gIve.. apyV evldencp against, Uw." v 795 Convictions Vofc on Second Reading Slands :j94 to Voices His Protest LI.OV1) GEORGE SAYS HE IS SATISFIED bad increased ''from The adran-j cos In operating expenses wore large-, ly, due ,to'incrciso' in wages tinder tho Stc'Adoo award. Out of ev-, efy dollar eafuod. liy the roads, 7S' t-ent'i went.fe-sjaiesjtp.ithe employees.-1 In -fact- given pperallngi cosls as in eaniingB-fn 3WD- ifquia have taken care'ot-qnarallBS costs Mil In-addl-j ii-jiio iut jwira_............. lion provided the "tidy sum ot ninej 795 un'der (Conllnued on Pace Four.) I Taking Over of Dcteciive Cases in Towns and Cilies Rouses t .His Ivc ISnpoinl lo Tiro ller.-iW EDJIOXTON, March Ihe Thorc were "2 cases ol catlle steal- ......y. iug and 34 convictions 55 casca ot eslimalcs passed ar.il out of tho way, Danish Workers Retaliate For Rejection By King of Their OfTer liorso Elealing wii'a 21 convictions. with the uiiljciilty ot obtain Ing convictions in ihdae latler cases the hoiiso piil in busy session Wed- j nesday moiuln'g workliiK on bills in commltiee and passing them up for I ctions n ise aer cases ersons iicgloclliiu 1" reporli "nal "ailing, among llioso having re- COPENHAGEN, March general strike will go into effect throughout Denmark ori Tuesday next, following the rejection by King Christian and the new min- istry of an offer by the trades un- ions to compromise in the polit- ical crisis, if the Rigsdag was convened immediately, The strike was declared by the trades union congress. War Bride Gets Convict Hubby Surrender hifirr.cUjii! In HOHIC parts of the prov- ince perform their duties leaves the road upon for unscrupulous cattle hny- crs to ship our slock which Is nol properly recoiiled." Anioiii? iither things, ill referring to convictions unjcr Ihe Liquor the report. aays: "Whllo.on this subject 1 wish lo Rtato 1 iiat hut for Iho very valnaljlc 11m and his depart- ment we should not have been as suc- cessful in prosecutions ot this _rtcl as bave. been. I cannot wpea'rf too highly of IhiJ ellicient manner which Inspector Hodgklns. Detective Tier. I'ho amondRibnln to the police bill, wore bitterly comballed by General .1. S. Stewart liridgn, '-vho severely, attacked the clause givbig tho provincial police commissioner power Jo tafce over any Selective case umleV in .town or clly, willi nil documents apporUiiiHng cd together immediately, bave not i been accepted hy King Chricthn ami.' tho now Danish'mrnblry, and Ihus a i general alrikc throughout Denmark seems liiBvitivulfl Ihis morning. i All classes of tlie population" urn J food, iielrolenin. candloc and wilier. Xo serious trouble has yet de- veloped, as the police have been able to disperse hoslile slrcol PITTSBUnG, Pa., March Heeding the request of his war bride, an English girl, that he sur- render himself lo the police and servo the-remainder of a peniten- tiary sentence -which, was Inter- rupted by his escape- from view, Pa., prison in August, W17, Walter Dress is in a cell at the Wcslern penilcnliary at Wood's near here, today. Dress appeared at the peniten- tiary gate yesterday, Informed the guard ho was a fugitive from justice anil asked thai he ho al- lowed lo enter. lie lolil prison of- ficials that shortly atler his es- cape he enlisted in the army and was sent to England where ho married. He served in France, lid said, and after the war camo. to the Unllcd States where his wife joined him, Mrs. Dress recently learned thai was a fugitive, ho tolil Ihe auth- orities, and she urged him to Bur- render, saying she would go to work and support herself until he returned trora jail. Turks.. Stage Outbreak Against is Reported Quiet PARIS, March Break- ing out of a revolution all over Turkey, except in Constantinople, directed ngalnst the allies, is re-, ported by tho Pester Lloyd of Budapest, according to a dispatch from Basel to the Fournler agency here." A dispatch from Athens to the Temps today stated that the Greeks are taking steps toward the occupation of Adrianople and Eastern Thrace. lo it. .NUB juucpv-ndcnt Socialists are joining sa'lil he did the Socialists in why the same change could] a general strike. Tho I.iebe minis- whir. y Iho police com- to borrow tcr.ipornr- ily city constables for lise hy tlie pro- vincial police. After a figlil last week on this clause, it was amomlcil BO dial latiur. .saylns; it will resign as elections are over and the parliament has met. soon new and lUcir men have handled this particular braucii of the worl; of reviewed Ihe Vast territory which the During the nurlnt- the pollcp had to hnndlo. point- obtained Mndorllio Inland Hcv- .iniKinities in dealinc with Acl und 134 stills ed oul tho (lilficullle'8 in dealing wllh i serious crimes, such hs murder In Won't Try Kaiser LONDON, March al- lies have aecepled Holland's pro- posal to intern the ex-kaiser and have abandoned Ihe idea of his trial. MRS. VERE BROWN DEAD notion in W1NMPEO, .March The ilcalh occurred last night al her homo, of Mosvcr Brown, wife of Vero Drown. tuperlntendeut of -tlio Uank ot Com- mcicc. Slio vrts Iho daughter of the ,lnle Chief Jnslice. llosa. ol Toronto. Jlealdes ber hiislmiul, she! leaves children, The remnlns lira lo be senl to '.Montreal. CltEELMAN TO LONDON 'fOIlON'TO, Mt-rch There In a etrorjg rumor her-? lo tho effect tbat Dr. J. D. Reynolds of the Manllohji Tollege of Agricullurc, Is lo become lir.a-l of tho Onlailo Agricultural Col- lion of'such cases by the specially or- ganized provincial deUictlve staffs. He ngain KBVlJ nssiiranco that would be no Interference In Iho work of coin- ffs of the Urge JACKSON', Miss.. March Mississippi stale.scnato yesterday rati- fied the ff.rteral woman suffrage amendment, thus reversing the action rnoni.' Urn bill was advanced on Us way moi.1 rjjeclnd, j ihe nrflomlmenl before it ndjounia ISalimlny, :iccordinB to Governor Ilns Cut Liquor by Prescription to 8 oz Stanley (Special to The Herald.) EDMONTON, March other heated debate over the Li- j quor Acl Is In prospect as the re. j, suit of the resolution Introduced i In the house Tuesday night of n bill by Dr. 0. .0 Stanley (opi.oti- High River, providing for amendments lo the Liquor Acl. Dr. Stanley proposes to cut amount of liquor that can given on n prescription to cig.'it ounces; to require physicians to get a special permit from the at- torney-general before Ihey write liquor prescriptions, subject to revocation if they violate trie law, and forbids physicians to pre- .scribe liquor for beverage pur- poses, The hill was-given its first reading by title, and will come up for second reading in ths regular course. Whilo tbe reiMi't stales flint there i un'der Act. this does not lake the reorganization' ot the provincial- no; I lice, since last 'P': cial cominissioncr when n spaclal pjaln clolhes force were organized un- der Inspector lloilgkins, nnd Ihu work of prosecuting ottenders boBun. Atler referring lo the difficulties of. enforcir.n the act becnuso of fl larga lirofiis in illicit .the 'report, states Ihrit with Hie passing of prohl- bilion in .Mohlana on January 10 last the work bccnmo soinewhal easier as a stop was put lo the smuggling in ot liquor over Ilie border. deal ot work also is entailed in Irying to prevent shipments going Ihe other, way. Forged Prescriptions I "The medical says tlio] report, "has been very much criticized I over the issuing of prescriptions be-1 I cause some of Inn members of the 1 profession, a very few ot Ihem, made il practically their solo business for the sake ol the money Hint waa in it, while on the oilier hand the majority of Ihem would not, unrter any conslder- j alien, issue a prescription unless tor 'medicinal purposes. Some of them lost considerable business on that an- count. Harder Again "Now lliat the war onlcr-in-council has been "cancelled, pernilllliiB- Inter- provincial shipments of'-liquor'again, Ibe traffic Is eolng lo.ho' very mstcli hjirder to deal There is no don'nt j Ihni Ihe province will be flooded with liquor for tho so-called export ware liuuaes. u.. LONDON, March houie of commons passed the second reading of the Irish home rule.bill today. The vote Was 348 to 94. Lloyd George's -Seply March lo arguments In the houso of commons, 'today against home rule bill, T'romlor I.Ioyd Georgo dcclnrcil that ihe government had 'every' reason to t he satisfieil witlrthe course of tho rte- bate, as 11 demonstrated that the government's plan was tlio only that held the field. The ilHficiilly of the problem, said Ihe was Unit no' whitli acceptaljlo to any parly in ihjs cbu'iitty'woiild be accept ed .hy any Ireland: .It'Alic ot Ircla.id were aahed jyhat" [ilan.they would accept, Ijjoyd aeorgci-tbeywoufd reply cm'llliallc..majority.' want'.'lade'-- pulidencG and an Irish republic." 'rli9 prcrhiei- insisted there was no use" talking .ibout selt-dcterralnatibu, since those who supported it must go to ths full length of granting an Irish republic. l continneil the premier, "does not nteaif thai every- part of the counlry, which has been acting together for a hundred should have the right to say, -'We mean lo set up a separate republic.' There must bn a limit lo tho applica- tion ot any principle, otherwise il. might be carried lo certain territory I in every counlry throughout -lie world." I Carson's Protest I Sir Edward Caraoii, tiio Ulster. I'piionist one ot Ihe first' .speakers when the commons resumed consideration ot the bill. Ho declared he wished to reiterate ills opposition to tho whole policy ot homo rule toi Ireland. ,Sir Edward said he never had hc- licvcd In it and did not believe in it now. Ilo hclieved it would be [lisas- Irons to tjotli Ireland and England. The Ulster leader declared ho ilc- plorcd tho fad llia't Ireland- would give un her representation in the cowimons, because every injustice committed toward Ireland was inflict- ed before the union and not since, and hono of them would have been pos- sible wilh Ihe present representation of Ireland in tho iDiperia! parlia- ment. Hon. N. W. Uovvell Shows Howj Half Million Dollars Can I5e Saved GENERAL POP'S JOB TUB HACiCE, March -General Pop, chief of the general staff ot the CELEBRATE ABOLITION E ABOLITION OF GREEK AT OXFORD lop, CJllCl ot me geueiui iu ILIV v Dutch army, has been appointed mi-j- Knglanrt, March Os- ford has abolished compulsory fireeK. o o Istcr of vnr and nlso mlnlsier of tho at CJuciph, In succession lo llr.niavjr nd interim. T.io govcnimont C'cnlman. ami Ihal tho latter, plans to nbolisli Iho of war and OeorED C'cnman. am a o a, la lo iro (o .Ixindon, linglnild, an On- navy and lo crealo a minlsus of dc- p .writ-general, I knur. Tho students In celebration of Iho an. noiinccmcnt paraded Ihe drtss- crl in C-reel! costume :md rccllcd Greek verses in the PAPER COMPANY j OTTAWA. March Canadian! i nnmial saving of hc-i jtsvcen and will be I made bv closing of pension hoanl; 'offices Vlilth havo been found lo iiuj it is announced by Hon.! j X. ItiMvell. following receipt ol i. i hitler from tlio chairman of tiie pen- sions board, which letter was Gtcnr-j cd In reply lo a U. H. Power.; Qncljcc Boulli. The district office Quolicc, and some 14 other offices throughout tlie country [fo'fct, clMccl, Traveling hoards, I M-cr, will ait at various times in the places altectctl, j U Is calculated (hal Iho closing i ibe Quebec oflice will mean an J mini saving., of nearly i (he tlir. pensioner will list'-' l.qnHc as good, t'nder the pcnsionars nlioelie.1 to Porl Arlhu: being by traveling linards from Winnipeg. Traveling medical hoards will also hi the near FIGHT SKIBBEREEN, County Cork, Ireland, March than one hundred armed men attacked the police barracks at Durrus, seven miles southwest of Bantry, County Cork, with rifles and pet. rol bombs last night.. A portion of the building was blown up and two policemen were wounded, one seriously. After a fierce fight, the some of whom arc believed to have been wounded, were driven OT'J'A.YViA, March Fort Frances Paper ta'xen ac- tion In the Supremo Corirt of Ontario similar (o that token by Prlco Broth- ers, denying tho power or tha board of commerce to regnlalo on ner if print. TAKES ACTION futurfl itoil with pensioners attached !o Kogina, Vlctorln, Si. John ant! possibly As ioon as these travellns medical bo, -de have been In operation for a moiuh or two the necessity for keciijng offi- ces open In the 'tuiatler cltio.< will no longer ENGLAND SOUND XBW VOIiK. March Snwnrcl I'rosser. president o( llio Trust C'onnianj'i who has just relumed from abrcKiil. ycUfinh'.y ileclnrcd thai Kiifl.-.nd' is "now just about pnying her way In iulernatlGnal irn'iU-'1 liMho most extraorciln- ary way. lie luldeil !bat il was hoped no furl her permanent loans would be necessary. Tlie banker said, however-. Hist "the story in Franco Is diiiw :i differeiii ono, as France's burden In the war was linger ilisn any other nation ami Ihe demoralization which (allowed il wax greater. 1 Properly in Northern Stales Alone Nearly CHICAGO. March of trie Middle West and South, swept by tornadoes Sunday, with a loss of 164 lives, were recover- ing rapidly today and homes and buildings to rise from Committees were organized throughout the. stricken areas to care for the thousands of home- less, and injured and funds were beinn raised fcr relief and recon- struction. Property loss suffered iri the eight states affscttd Was eitlmait- erf today si from Itn.lo fifteen million dollars. The list of dead by states Is as follows-. Indiana, 37; Illinois, 27; Ohio. 30; Michigan. 12; Georgio, n: Alabama, 17; Nebraska, and Wisconsin, one ea.ohi ;