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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME TWENTY PAGES LETHBR1DGE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1920, TWENTY PACKS NUMBER C. A. Magrath to Washington MA F BE AMBASSADOR REPRESENT CANADA Harry'Fly nn to Speak In. City TORONTO, May Harry of the'Grand Army of United Veterans, will next week on tour of the witt In the intereiit.of.the gratuity, peniioni and soldiers' movements In gen- eral, the.first mist meet- Intf.at Port May 9, and prpciedlng to Klnors, Win. postage la Prairie, Bran I to the agreement had already agreed requiring candidates or th' bill to ratify the agreer-ianl for'tu ep s acttUK (or any political party- acquisition of the (rrand Trunk the Dominion govern-1 merit. The a sequel to legtn- atlon passed in" ,tha third, session off Jast year.when purchase" ot the Grand j Trunk was 'aulhdrlzcd after a keeiu fight, both In the houso and the sen-! ate. It sought to correct some minor errors iu.tho agreement. Hut it again threw op en .the way to discussion and iifitivo SW'ViiTr-te- take advant- age. Pass" to the company as land commissioner, Coal company tor years, a meet- which position he held until 1899 when !ng ot tho directors was held in Now formed to York and W K. Wilson, who has'been vice-president and general manager, was elected presidents. Fortunately chnrge.of land and Irrigation for the forTemle, Mr Wilson -who Is a most company until- 1905, when he left to i excellent citizen, will remain as mau- ook' after his growing .private inter (ager ests. 1958 he was elected to the) r louse of Commons, sitting as mem her for the Medicine Hat constituency, which then included Lethbridge May Day !s reinstate such n'en as were not gtmty of, inlracU the law. But the company, King declared, had not kept" faith and he sought, by amendment to.thi iill, to have In the acqulsiUoa agreement clause in- Eerted which would restore', the' pen- sion rights of Grand Trunk employees the "stride had not'taken P'ace, iii- the'monlli' J. Currie, Simcoo North.: had raised the same point on1 a motior that the arbitrators in' coTinectiou taking over ol tie'Grand'Triinte should as a liability of f-'the'-'auioSnlj required good sions." Col.-Currie, on ti promiae Irom. the government that tho men's claims In Nova Scotia, or .20 of one gas hay MAY DAV NEWS PAGE 18. Herald readers will find com- plete telegraphic reports of. May day strikes, and demon- strations on paijfo Thca- irical news will be found on pages H and 15. Three Important Changes In Irish Rule Are Announced f.ONDON, May Irish confer- once attended by Premier Lloyd Oeorgo and Mr. Bonar Law, Field Mar- shal Viscount French, lord-lreutenani of Ireland; Sir JIainar Greenwood, chief secretary for and Denis Henry, attornoy-jconeral for Ireland, discussed Iho situation on a basis of three (un-Jumental changes In the EOT- erntnont'H policy. Tho Ural change, It Is understood, would prorldo for more sovcro treat- merit (or tho o( actual tha, second would grant tho frtsh.'almost tile-same freedom of speech as In England, and the third, would provide for official publicity of all happenings in Ireland. The last change translated In sprao quarters as meaning the establishment of a propaganda "counteract tho Sinn Fein propagandists. Whtlo It la not Announced whether thoso proposals havo been" definitely dccidod upon, l( niay bq staled that Inn Intention now Is Ihnt the new Jrlsh officials will aUc'nipt'.to. govern along thcso linos per cent, of tha total. In Quebec, was paid out, or .22 of one per cent ol the total. Collections In Prince Kdward Island dld-not-cost tho federal government anything for commissions. WINNIPEG EJIPLOYERS MUST UUILD HOUSES FOR THEIR EMPLOYEES WINNIPEG, Jlay large em- ployers of labor will hnva to seriously consider the question of building houses it skilled artisans are to be kept was tha opinion pressed last night at a meeting'of-.the Building Owners' Association. "H tula houslns situation is over to bo said ono member of the association, alter remarking tbal building credits at !ho present time were practically'nil, "Intro, vill hare lo bo'a schohie of credits to encour- age building In tho cities, tho Mme Is Iho rural' credits and farm loans schemes of the provincial govern- ITALY'S APPEAL TO BRITAIN LONDO.V, May Nlttl, c; Italy, In a memorandum lo David Lloyd Oeorgo, tho Drlllsh premier, de- tailed Italy's economic needs, espe- cially for corn, and nskcd Orent Bri- tain for a loan of to pur- chase goods In England, according to an KxclianRO Tolbgraph dispatch from Homo. The dispatch adds that Mr, Lloyd .Oeorgo promised. to lo Iho request from been plenty long enoug '.To forecast how much longer it will last would be inviting, it to continue snowing for another fortnight. But Some of theso days winter will act- lially "give its "last kick" in earnest, and when good weather does come the farmers arc prepared to plant seed faster than ever has- been known in the history of Southern Alberta. Canadian Bankers Sign Up To Lend To the_French Capital PARIS, May of! the City of Paris and a Canadian banking syndicate have signed a con-- ira'cl tor a loan lo Franco of 000 payable In ten years. ..Tho loan is (o enable Paris to pur- chase, foodstuffs In Canada. Propos- als for the loan, as made-by the Can- adian bankers, were accepted by the municipal council on March 31. Asfocl- ated cavalry Is re- ported to have.reached the out- skirts of Kiev, capital of the Ukraine. The Bolshevik comrn'an'd h'ss -been moved 'eastward to Kharkov. to give "publicity to campaign' fun< subscriptions. Speaking on tb< amendment, 0. H. Gould, who carriec Assiniboia in the interests oJ the Ma tlonal Progressives at the bye-electloi of last fall, described how. his cam paign funds had been raised by smal subscriptions. Members on the. government'sidi tho house were strongly critical Hon. Hugh Guthrle. solicitor-general declared that another clause ot the contained" provisions for-publicity more comprehensive in their scopt than were' proposed In the amend Sir. 51 oMaster's amendment .w'aj negatived in" committee. During discussion, of the bill Mr Oalhrie also Indicated that the pro visions of government would.be in regard, to electors o! alien enemy origin. v Position of Allen Woman "When the bill came before .the houst on second reading, objection was rais ed' tha t, cons hie re d i a connexion ,wilb the provisions' of tlio'recent allzation Act, it. would dlsfranchrsE women of German or Austrian birtr WARSAW, May, com- munication issued by the'war bNjce says: "Since the 'offensive began -svo nearly defeated tlie" 12th'array. the resulting actrag-tho 77th-and-78th Divisions have remainder of treating "east. (Continued on irour) viki forces occupied Baku, ail import' ant port on tho Caspian Sea and the centre of a.very would hb. submitted, to the Grand Important petroleum field, on April Scottish Trades Unions Vote for Prohibition this LONDON, of the British Trades Congress were surprised by the Scottish Trades Union Congress resolution In prohibition as against state control of liquor- The Brtt- ith Tradei Union officials say such action on the part of the Scotch Labor party was 'more to be ex- pected, as It might be regarded the party's political purposes, prohibition by a section of .British unionized labor It deelared by British union of- ficials as little short of revolution- ary, especially in view of the fact, say, that H is the element on which !the liquor Interests have been'concentrating their appeals In an effort to out-manoeuvre the prohibitionists. 2S, it officially announced I morning. i Heavy Fighting at Chita 3Iay fighting it in progress at Chita, between -the forces ot Gen. Voitzekottsky, the sole rem: nant of Admiral ICoIchak's army, in Trans-Baikalia, and tho opposing Bol- shevik (action, according to from a Russian source. The.Japanese arc declared to be supporting Voitickotfsky. Gen, SASKATCHEWAN BREEDERS TO SHOW AT INTERNATIONAL REGINA, Sask., May pro- posal to organize a Joint Saskatche- wan exhibit pure-bred animals to show at Uio International-Exhibition in Chicago the last week in November and tile first week in Decerh'ber met with general approval at a-mee'ting of, tho Saskatchewan Livestock hoard. Practically the entire, board was pres- ent and it was.decided 'to request the Saskatchewan department of agricul- ture to co-operate wl'lh Iho hoard by Port William Manslaughter Cast Was Riding On Load of .FORT Ont., .-May, August Kaipainen, a "farmer In" Me- Intyre tos'inahip, 14 miles from here, was shot and instantly killed at three o'clock yesterday by -August Fursia- Inen, who claims to have mistaken Kaipainen for a moose or bear. Deceas c'd was driving .past Purslainen's farm on the road 300 yards away with a load of hay. A warrant Is out for Pursiainen'f arrest on" a charge of manslaughter. Kaipainen leaves a widow and .-five children. CENTENARY O.F CHURCH OF ENGLAND CELEBRATION WINNIPEG. "Man., May l.--Eitens- ive plans ore being mado for tho cele- bration of the. centenary ot the Church of England in Rupert's Land, Oclober 10-17, 1920. The ;'lret Christian clnircli west of. the lisd Itiver was established in 1S20, and the .centenary will be ob- assunring transportation charges and j served In all Anglican parishes next assisting in organizing tho exhibit. fall., Chicago Tenants Go On Strike Against Orders To Evacuate on May 1 CHICAGO, May ot families In Chicago wont on n. rent strike today and. refused to vacate apartments in accordance with Ulay Day moving orders, H. J. SUndlah. president of Iho Chicago Tenants' JVotscllve League, stated. Mr. Standish predicted ten- ants would defy efforts ot. landlords to'evict them. "Tho tenants, who have been ask. cd lo pay exorbitant rents and who iIf Government Wants to BuildXompetitive Lines Southern backs the ho said. C.P.R. WON'T ADMIT ANY PRINCIPLE OF TERRITORY DIVISION WERE-SOLDIERS PAID DIFFERENCE IN EXCHANGED SEED WHEAT PRICE TILL MAY 8 WINNIPEG, 'May 1. The Canadian Wheat Board Issued an order today granting tho. farmers of tho drought-strick- en arous of Manitoba, Saskat-' chewan and A.lborta. a further 'extension of time in which they can purchase their seed w.licat rcfiiilremonts at (2.45 .1 bushel lintil May 8. OTTAWA, May Cana- dian Archambault, ask in the houss on Monday whether the members of the Canadian expeditionary force, who received their pay. in Eno- land or In France, were paid the difference in exchange. The ques- tion ft Interfiling, In view of the arreit of a man in Winnipeg on a charge of attempting to defraud a local bank through obtaining English coinage from returned men and obtaining Canadian par valuo for It." INCREASES PRICE OF Hoy 1. Alberta or Saskatchewan They Have Every Right to do so, Declares Vice-President Coleman., WINNIPEG, May with tlio decision ot the railway com- mitten of lao house of commons, re- garding (he V. H. line in Northern Saskatchewan, was ex- pressed by D. c, Colemnti, vice-presi- dent of the C.'P. R. western lints, who returned Krlday from Otlawa. Mr. Colemnn said: "The Canadian Paciilc asked for the right to build a railway from Saska.- loon lo Birch Lake, In Northern Has katchewan. There was no request for a subsidy or, assistance pt any klud. All that we desired was the charter lo construct Iho.line. This proposed line docs hot parallel any existing lines of tho Canadian tlonal Hallways. It. apparently conflict with plans ot future May s; the- of Presse will bo i tlonal officers ralsorl.frorn nnn to two cenls for ihelahbiit. Na- did con- BtTiiclion which tha Canadian Jfa had been thinking daily issue, lind from twrp to ibroc; "It WM argued as llib Canadian Na- Cents for the Katurrtny pafier, on tlonal had been onorctinz o'nly count o( tho Increased cost, of produc- llnea. norlh of tho Xortli Saskntclie- river In IHo provlhco'dt Saskat- diewan that all the country north Ilie river should bo regarded ns Cana- dian National Hallway territory. "The Canadian Facltlc will not vol- untarily subscribe to any principle of division of territory. The CanndidS National Railways has every right ui build into territory In Southern" Sas- katchewan and Southern Aiherla, which has in the past been exclusive- ly served' by the Canadian 1'aclUc, a matter of fact, has been and is now exercising that right. Canadian Pacific Is willing lo provide the capital to construct such branch lines, is quite content that there should be every protection against wasteful parallel construction., anil submits that It Is not fair arid not reasonable to deny( it the right to balld merely because ''ho offlfurs M a competing railway fee! that at some future time, when tho financial con- of the country Justifies may clcsirn to build linoa with which the construction plans of the Canadian Pacific might poss'.bly conflict." ;