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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY THE KtTHBRItfGE DAILY HERA'U PAGE IU.EVEN Caucus Developed Strong Oppo sition to Franchise Bill Clause in That Regard OTTAWA, May ian members of the commons field'a caucus today to dltcucs the remaining of the franchise The caucus went very strongly aaalnst the proposals to disenfranchise enemy country alleno for 10 years and a committee was appointed to draft a'line of action lor the party when the bill comes up for third reading. BANK OF ENGLAr4D STATEMENT WESTERNERS TO HEAR 'ABOUT. .tKCOME TAX OTTAWA. May Can- adian sup- porters of the government will hold anolher conference- lo- rnontny when K. Bread ner, commissioner of taxation, will fce present lo explain, the ifl- come tax system more partfcu. larly as it affects farmers. Other members ot the com- nions ure being Invited to this gathering and some interest- ins questions relating to in- coma tax are 't CDLPECK1L Hume Cronyn Decided (o Wait Until Later Date for Statement Some Districts Delayed While Others Complete Wheat Seeding Today May Tbo. weokT statement of Ihb Dank of Englau shows the following changes, based! WINNIPEG. May a con- on pound' sterling: I llnuallon of the present good weather. Total reserve, decreased (seeding In Manitoba will be general Circulation, Increased wllhln a few days, Uullion, increased In the Mellta district conditions are Oilier securities, Increased somewhat A few farmers Public deposits. Increased have some- wheat in, '--J Llku-IIEacn id to dry .....____ _ 'allons. i !n tno 'Emerson district, southern The proportion or the bank's reserve Manitoba, farmers who had made to liabilities Is H.47 per cent. Last their preparations in advance bavo week it was 10.44 per cent. Rale of been able lo mafco good progress with OTTAWA, May Canadian the opening of the house this afternoon, Hume Crouyn, chair man of the pensions committee, rose to make a statement regarding the resignation ol Col. C. W. Peck. V.C of Skeena, and the letter which fjpl Peck presented upon resigning. Th'l letter, said Mr. Cronyn, had appwiej In the public press. He then procepi cd to quote from the letter at som length nnd to fojlow this with a statement regarding Inn pro- ceedings of the committee. V: Speaker Rhodes Inlc-TUpted Mr Cronyu to ask whether ho was makln an explanation on his own behalf o on behalf of the pensions commute Ho warned Mr. Cronyn that ther euld be no reference to.the proceci ugs of Ihe committee of the hnus ntil a report had .been, made from aat committee. Mr. Cronyn said that the esplan Ion was made on his own behalf, b hat as chairman of the pensions co mittee it necessarily Involved t proceedings of that committee. The speaker, however. Insisted Ih Cronyn should make no Btalcmo vlth regard to tho committee. Ho discount 7 tier cent- Wot A BlemSl ihc perfect appearanceothercora' f plcxlon. Permanent and temporary skin tioubte irt effectively 'concealed. Reduces UTV nalural color and corrects anUKpt I used wilh bcncfidll results a OJiMivc aicnt tor 70 yuus.. G ou raud s Oriental Cream I their seeding. Some farmers have practically all ot seeding com ploted In Ihls district and report tha soil conditions.aro. all. that, could ho desired. In the Brandon district seeding 1 general, some farmers actually com plellng seeding today and will com mence on coarse-grains Immedialel} From all points in Ihls district re ports say Ihe land never was In belle condillou than at .present and growt should he rapid. Owing to the sea clly of labor and poor .condition o farm horses acreage tha i previous years, some estimates plac ing It'at 10 per cent In.the Beresford district winter ry FAH1R6! It you liaye LIVESTOCK, IM- PLEMENTS, HORSES, WAG- ONS, .wish io dispose of. consign them UB for- juick sale; cither at Public Auction, or LETHBRIDGE STOCK REPOSITORY Tell Us What You Have To Sell -Phone 348 Res. 1148 Is up. MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE AGAINST A SCIENTIST NEWARK, K. J., May ff Andrew Walker, a Christian ft Scientist, today was found guilty manslaughter by a jury in cow oi common pleas for falling to frevide iae-. dlcal treatment for his nine- year-old daughter, Dorothy, who died a year ago wllh what physicians diagnosed as nasal diphtheria. The girl been provided with Christian Sci- ence treatment. Pples Declare They Could Any Battle Rages BLUE TEA It is easy to imitate the advertise- ments of BLUE RIBBON TEA, but the tea itself can be neither imitated nor SIMPKINS GOES TO INSANE ASYLUM NEW'YORK. May W. Slmpkln, the Itinerant printer, who shot and killed Dr. James Wright Markoe, one of New York's (llstin sbed surgeons as lie was passing Ihe collection plate in.a fashionable church here a fortnight ago, was com milled lo the state asylum for the criminal Insane at Mallawan, N. Y. HULL INVESTIGATE HIGH COST OF SOUP was perfectly at liberty to tako oxcep ion to any comment made upon him- self in the public press. Asks Consent Mr. Cronyn then said that ho would ask for tho unanimous consent of the iiouse to make his statement. Sir George Foster suggested lhat Mr. Cronyn should be allowed lo pro- ceed. It appeared to he that of the general opinion that the point should be cleared. If possible, said Sir George, tho unanimous consent of tho house should he granled. Dr. Michael Clark asked what the house would gain by giving Its., con- sent to Jlr. Cronyn. Sir George Foster replied that the house would receive what might bo called a disinterested statement on this nestion from tho. chairman of. the enslons cpmmillee. Dr.'Clark asked why the acting pre- uler should assume that a statement omlng from the chairman of the com- jilleo was necessarily disinterested. Vhy should :not. Ihe member from allowed lo make a statement also. PAJIIS, May received a noon by the foreign office with regar to the .Polish offensive against tb Bolshivlk! in the Ukraine, say tha the Poles could enter Kiev, the Ukrain- ian capital, hut are waiting to permit the TJKralnlan forces to be the Orsl to enter the city. Fierce Battle Rages WARSAW, May be- tween the Poles and Bolshevik! for possession-pf.Kiev, capital of Ihe Ukraine, continnes day and night. In the entire semi-circle of Ihe Kiev bridgehead Ihe Vqllsh Infantry Is in the Bolshevik! Infantry. Tho Polos aro'slowly pushing hack the enemy in the face of machine gun and artillery resistance. MONTREAL COPS MIXED UP. IN BIG BOND STEAL NEW YORK, May further an- nouncement by Saul S. Myers In con- nection the. five million dollar Wall Street bond plot, discloses lhat David Joseph Hatncs, a firmer Mont- real policeman, has confessed that in the presence'of James Kean, a former private detecllve, he set flre in Mont- real laat June to the Oceanic, a small vessel. According to the confession, they were hired to hum tho vessel by "Caplaln Bauvals." STAFF PLAN -DM CHICAGO! high cost o soup will be the first object o[ Inves tlgatlon.ot Ihe newly crealed hlgr cosl. of living committee ot tho ctt Max Adamowski. said today. The' measrenesa ot th pie slices and the Ihinly sliced hai In sandwiches would he Iho nes things Inquired into, Adamowski said General Meeting G. W. v. A. .TO BE HELD ON iinday, May 9th AT 3.00 P.M. IN G. W. V. A. CLUB ROOMS All Members Are Requested To Be Present. Blylh B. Bbgers Died Suddenl} 1 From Heart Failure At Agfe.qf 27 C., May Blyt! B; president of tho British Coli unibla sugar refinery, is dead. e'atli was caused by heart fallun Mr: Rogers, whf was 27 years of age succeeded his father two years ag A Columbi aKO a siaiemcnr.aisu. t iiritub r o house. He suegestei-- inai uie v Prominent'Socialist in Toils in Government Scheme to Defeat Strike Rev. leather Vital Lcblanc, assist- ani curate nf St. Creek, died In Jloncton, N.S., pital. her for Skeena -wa'si present 'and .the nestlon he debated, r" The speaker: finally retiuested Mr, ronyn to withdraw his request, and .his Cronyn consented. 16 The whole quesllon will- e threshed out on, the floor of the bouso wilhln the next few days. [3 father o Manitoba at-one tnne for a.hrle, per- Ir-rt WOOD HAS GOOD LEAD INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May Oen. Leonard Wood, with a total.of lod. PAH1S, May a prominent member of Ihe Socialist federation oJ Ihe Seine, was arrested this morning charged wllh plotting against the Interior security of the country In connecllon wilh the rail- road strike. The strike sltuallon was unchanged this morning, both the government and the labor federation claiming vic- tory. The federation has not renew- ed Its proposal for a conference with government officials. Marseilles and Havre are completely i tied up by the slrlke of dock workers 'while railroad service Is greally re duced. Only 72 Irains were dispatch ed from St Laxare station yesterday whllo In normal times 562 leave this The government's re LON'DOX Slay Canadian Associated Curzon, for- secretary, speaking in tho house of lords last night "concerning the creation of an imperial general staff, said lhat ho thought it unwise to state a definite policy until