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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SIXTEEN PAGES. .LETHBRIDGE, FRIDAY, MAY 14, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 131 Los Angeles Hears Rumors That Mrs. Emily J. Rose Was Murdered by Him on Canadian Be- lieved to be Working on the Case. LOS ANGELES, Cal., May his remem- brance of an old gray mule, it was stated by. officers here today that Eureka Springs, Ark., has been established to their satisfaction as the original home of James P. Watson, con- fessed bigamist-murderer. Rumors.of a plan to seek a pardon for Watson so he could be turned over to Canadian authorities were current here tonight. It was reported the plan hinged upon the disappearance of Mrs. Emily Rose, Watson has declined to discuss. ,0fficers working on-the case would neither deny noi confirm reports they were trying to prove; the murder -of Mrs. Rose on Canadian territory. Carranza Is Surrounded EL PASO, May President Carranza of desperate straits at Rincoda, hear Esperari- zajstation, in the sUte of Puebla, according "a telegram' from Gen, received tonight by Roberto Pesq.uerla, financial agent for the .revolutionists here. Battle Still Rages. VERA CRUZ, May (he Associated.- attacks against the position'held by Pres- ident Carranza near San Marcos, c stats of Puebla, havo been' suc- cessful at some joints, but the struggle, is still going on. Two rnore trains remaining in posses- sion of the president have been taken, according "to advices. A detachment of hrs men is ta- tempting to cut its way out toward the north, and it Is expected the main body of the Carranza troops will make an effort to follow. In the meantime, new rebel re- inforcements are being rushed to the scene of the struggle, which extends over a front of approxi- mately three miles. WANTS H. B. ROAD "FINISHED BEFORE THE ST. LAWRENCE CANAL U.S. Senate Will Vote Saturday, Peace Motion WASHINGTON, May senate agreed yesterday, to. vole at 4.o'clock next Saturday4on the Republican peace resolution. The arrangement followed an import- ant revision of the measure by the Republican leadership in striking out the clause requesting the pres- ident to negotiate separate peace In or- der to establish friendly relations and commercial intercourse. Bread Jumps in Montreal; Raise Here Soon MONTREAL, Mar bakers announce an increase of one cent a loaf In the price of tread to BO into effect next Monday. They give us tiieir reason the ever-increasing cost of flour. This will make bread cents a loaf. Scene of Civil Strife Local bakers havo taken no-action yet to increase the'prlcb of bread to keep pace- wilh the SI.55 raise lu'tlie flour 'price. A meeitu'g of tlie. bakers is to be held soon to decide. At pres-1 ent the -pound and a quarter loaf'is! selling lor 12'i cents. N May Mayor Charles IS Gray, of. Winnipeg, will1: appear" before Joint Waterways" commission, -which meets 1n this city; tomorrow morning, and protest.- against (he proposed, deepening .the 'St." tie ground-'inaHnVfexp'enailura 1s while the four- iiilllonv dollars -'asked to com- 'pleUr thefliuasoXs: Bay Rail- way is Will Sell Fruit In Small Boxes In Canada Now ___ __ OTTAWA, May (By the .Can- adian Canadian fruit, owing! to its luscious nature, juust'naw be sold in less than quart boxes if sug- gestions made before the agricultural committee ot commons today are followed. H is alleged that raspber- ries and strawberries, especially from Ontario and British Columbia, i-erel ot such a luEeioiis nature' that' it'Sv -ASTt-ETOWNSENC SKtBBEREEfV :-.Uf...-. w 11 DO! 10 FIX POUR Government Clearly Confronted With Issue of Civil War or Creation of Irish of Terror Speads and 50 Barracks Attacked be Government's Answer? Milihry Posts to ace imirossiblo to" tot of a quart into a. box without damag- ing a portion of it. The committeo de- cided to standardize fruit containers to meet this condition. Berries and currants, after June. I ot this .year, will sold in four-fifths ot a quart, one .pint and two-fifths' of a. quart boies. minister ot agriculture, Dr. S. F. Tolmie, will havo power to make new regulations as tho necessity may arise. In Irish Strife FERNIEI in No. 1, Coal Creek Workmen Safely Withdrawn. FERN1E, H.C., May Mow-out in No. 1 Eust mine of tlic Con 1 Creek Colliery of the Crow's Kesl Pass Coal Conipuriy occurcd at noon lodny, forcing New York Post Comments on Possibility of Another Reci- procity Treaty. NEW YORK, May the caption, "Canada and the Evening Post tonight says: "Canada, too, expects an elec- tion before long and one of the most hotly contested issues In it will be the tariff. Little Is heard just now of Canadian fiscal rela- tions with tbe United States, but Dominion Asked to Permit the Capitalization of Merger OTTAWA, May the Can adlau W. Grant 'Mordcn, member of the llritish house ot com- at Washington may be to strive for trade agreements and possibly a reciprocity treaty. The one ne- gotiated for Canada in 1356 by Lord Elgin was said by his secrc- tary, Francis pllphant, to hav> been floated through on a sea of champagne. In dry Washington it would take an ocean of grape- Juice to do the trick." Attempt on Life of Turk Grand Vizier j Sir 0 ter and Hon. Arthur Meiglien today in regard lo ihe British Empire Steel Corporation. Col. Jlordeu was accom- panied by his counsel, F. H. Skinner, K. Jlonlrcal. Following his interview, Col. Jlor- den declared to a representative ol tho Canadian Press, Ud., that lie felt confident the application before the government would toc'granled. "It is a mere lie said. Tho application, In reality, ia not one for Incorporation, hut for increase i of capitalization, liy letters patent Is-j _ sued by lho secretary ot state on j IS Arrested 'March 22, lho British Kmplre Steel j Corporation was incorporated witli a; TJDBL1N, May plan of ,Gen. Sir, Neville MacCready, com- 'mander of the government forceji- !n Ireland, looking to closer co- operation between the police nnd military in an effort to suppress the.disorders in Ireland, Involves Ihe osUblishmont. of military posts in liistrlcts where the po- lice barracks hail to be abandon- ed because of attacks upon them, it js slated here on apparently good authority. The opiniou of the British au- thorities seems to be that (he disorders in Ireland, which they regard as-.acts of rebellion, call for -the use of soldiers -Instead of tlie police. Previously the police have been largely occupied with Tvo.rk which is essentially of a military .nature, and tho criti- cism from some directions Is that the police are not now really a civil force, as they ought to be. Saskatchewan Date Has Been Set for October 25, Says Ottawa Report. In line with this vlerr, ihc mili- tary arc already doing the patrol wMcn is ar and hitherto had been IcfE most part to the police. The mili- tary are endeavoring to check the excesses of the land agitation in the west of Ireland. Cavalry has been employed 'to prevent cattle (Hiving, antl EOmc of the j whicli have been the cen- frcs of. this trouble, bate cavalry j units quartered in them. i The'-proposal to establish mill- i iary posls is resented by many Ol the Irish people, who regard it as tho settins up of the block- house system, which was first tried in South Africa in (bo Hoer war. Accept Civil War Challenge May Mail and Empire at Us face valtie the: claim the Sinn Fein has been (rylng to prove by speech and act, that an actual Irish republic is at war with the British Empire, tlio i government will abandon ils pres- 1 ent plan for handling crime on the island. To this end, all arms of tho British army ill Ireland are being tre- mendously strengthened. This ap- plies especially to cavalry and motor machine-gun outfits. As fioon ;is Ihe force there Is ado- PI V nualc, it will, under tho command of V i sir Neville JiacUrcady, lake over all 1 [police functions. In fact, it was said that Southern Ireland may then be placed under martial law. This would be nothing more or less than notice to the Irish volunteers that their chal- lenge had been accepted