Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta
tfOLUHE JCIH. SIXTEEN PAGES LliTlIBIUDGti, ALBURTA, SATURDAY, MAY SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 133 OTAIES Toimie Presents Glowing Report Wealth of the Dominion. GERMAN PLAN INSURRECTION, WHOLESALE MURDERS 'NEARLY FOUR MILLION DOLLARS AKE NEEDED THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT THE HOUSE: Estimates of ag- riculture department taken up. F. S. Cassel, of Pontlac, made a statement regarding D. B. Hanna, president of the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian North' ern. Town Properties Company.. .Third reading given to bill to amend Supreme Court Act. HoCse refused to concur In sen- ate amendments to Maple Products Act 0- Government Learns of Bolshevik Move By the Spartacans. BULLETINS OTTAWA, Jlay For tho flrst time this session, practically the wholo sitting of the house, attornoon and evening, was devoted to the discus- sion; of departmental estimates. At LONDON, May Communists are planning a new insurrection -winch may be at- tended by murders, according to a Berlin ilbsnnleh lo the Exchange Telegraph Com- pany, quoting a statement by Herr von Graefe, Conservative j member of the j The dispatch says Hen1 von Gracfe has advised the minis- ter of defense thai 'meetings are being held regularly r -in -Meck- jlcnhurg and tliat: the question j whether land owners alone should be put to death, whether their families should meet a like -fate, is-.bcing dis- cussed. He maintains, it is said; that ter of agriculture, in a comprehensive I Mecklenburg' will he the scene Statement surveyed tha agricultural; nr ft-mlHfnl situation in Canada. IIo estimated the I total -agricultural'wealth of today at[ nlaled thai thero' were field crops in 1919 cultural products lai exceeding tho country's mln t-ral, forest and fisheries wealth, fig- ures for which wero quoted by the minister. Dr. asking for a total vote of to carry on the work of the department for the present year. This was somewhat larger than the vole last year, which amounted to The first'liorn on the lisi and tho C. p. R. Up in at Crow's Cases of Rye Involved. (Special '.Correspondence.) ._ FBRNIE, May the cpunt> judge's criminal court U. S. EN'DS WAR WASHINGTON, May The, Republican resolution io end Ihe stale 'of war .with; Ger- many and Austria was adopted Inrliv itic senate and "now louaj m me senate ana nov goes to congress. Twenty-four Hour Work Day Is Put in Effect to Increase Production. MOSCOW, May. the Asso- ciated decree Issued by the'cenTral; executive com- mittee, dated May.'-ll, proclaims mar- GENERAL CARRANZA HAS ESCAPED REBEL CORDON sion; of Departmental estimates. At "illnt [l-nvr. is na ,lniibt the opening.Ur. S. F. Tolmic, mlnls-j ulal ulclc ls .no uouul Thinks She Was Bluebeard's Wife staled thai thero ftin IITT cres of land under- UII I ULL I Tho value of. Mln P- flfr last year was WIM IIUI I t vote of for ex- perimental "an3 it brought fortti a great (leal 6E comment from-mem- bers in all'parts of tho AY, of Alberta, nilnister, rather de- tfctj i general lirecriinE-of pure bred stqcfc'lo'whlcti refofred.a'ppreciatively, remarking tbat: nnd iTmirsday 'the, criminal trials' o! !0r. Tolnilo, perhaps, regarded the cat- Jlex vs. James Chapman and Res vs tie business more with the eye of 'G.- McGce and James Crowcutt showman than a practical cattleman. were heard and concluded before Hi3 TORONTO, May her second husband, whom she rnar- rled last year and who deserted her eight days later, was none other than "Bluebeard" Watson, sentenced last week to life onment at Los the. murder of Lena Detoney, whom he married, Is th'e firm be- lief of a Toronto woman, widow of a Fourth batt.ilion officer killed In 1918 at St Julien. It Is also her firm belief that a hammer found In his trunk bearing stains appar- ently made by blood, was'the w'ea- .pon with which he. disposed of some of his victims. Hal law In the.yrjjvinix's of Central 1 nnd Northern Arcbiiiifid The pro vine lal" executive committees arc given full-power to protect rail- ways, military-) Supplies and depots arid to control telegraph and telephone communication. work day In the adminis- ratlvc office is decreed anil measures re to -be takeiutp sttuulalo pro- duction oE war materials, Until tho abolition, of martial law, btrexecutiyo ,cppauiiUces aro given ho same "powers as military tribunals o secure the carrying out of this pro- crini. includiDElpunishment for dis- obedience. I The decree la signed by Lc-nliie and --alinin. -Tho Inevltatle'Ibterruption of development of 'peace-time Industries hroiigh concentration upon the effort .6 produce war material, It is poEnterl out here, will tend indefinitely to noat- for the resumption of mportations and ;esportatlons on a argoVscale. lion. T. A. Crerar suggested that greater co-operation should be ob- tained between tho federal and var- ious provincial departments of agricul- ture in experimental farm work and added that the government should dis- continue fiubsltlics to privately owned cold storage plants. IIwi. Mr. Crerar .supported tho ex- penditure on, furthering tho dairying Industry, especially in regard to cheese making, of which II. B. Morphy had complained: Mr. Ilurnham asked the leader of the Farmers' party what 'he would do lo help with the cheap labor problem. Crerar maile'no direct answer, but .1. F. Johnston, of Mountain, said Hint it was up to tho government and not the Farmers' party. f H was passed by tho house in eluding tho for experiment- al farms; SIS. 000 for entomology, and tor the eradication of pests; was voted for development of the dairying Industry; for the encouragement of cold storage plauts; for the fruit branch, and 000 for tho animals branch. The house rose at 11 o'clock. Humor. Credited in Constantin- Government Troops Defeat Na. tionaiists. lotior Judge Thompson. These cases iriginated through thb theft of 30 cases of rye, -whiskey froni a hoi car t Crow's Xest'ea'rlier the. month, whllo in transit from Natal, B. C., lo Cowley, Alta. with this irimp Jn all Jive ar- rests made but two switchmen. Parn- iby and were .discharged when tholr trials took place last week. Of the remaining three tbo evidence 'or tho Crown was very conclusive as .0 guilt, although Chapman, it was n roved, was the main principal, he at :hat tinio being 'employed as night foreman the yards at row's Neat, nnd directing all the switching and making up ot trains. McGee, "which is an alias and whoso correct niuue U Grant and whoso nat- ive home is Kallepsl. together with Grewcult of Coleman, Alta.. hoth of whom at tbe tirao o[ the thelt, al- though supposed to bo under quaran- tine Jn Summit heing no- tified hy Chapman, -broke quarantine aud assisted him in removing the liquor from where It'tlicu was piled' ID the yards beslile a car to Chapj mnu's slmck. At that time they phatlcally asserted thoy wero not aware It was atolcu property but be- lieved they merely assisting in a "boot-legging" proposition. however, they- became awaro it had been stolen but continued to assist Chapman to remove tbe liquor from his promises to secret caches in the mountains when they, were warned of the. pending .arrival of tlio authorities io investlsutc. Chapimiu testified that he had met McGco in the yard aud while together they bad found the c-ar containing the Jlqtior with tho floor open Rnd tho cases exposed and had fakon It for personal consump- tion. Grewcutt and McOeo, however, had endeavored to dlaposo'of the liq- uor and negotiated two respectiva sales which were- only prevented j through eolrure of tho liutior. His Honor la Bcntencin? accused in lima t- ed that ho wna not .satisfied from evi- H.C.L Showing No Signs As Yet Of Weakening OTTAWA.'May cost of.the weekly family budget of staple foods averaged ?16.99 at the middle of Aprlj, aa against at the middle- of March, (13.35 :ln. April, 1910, and J7.51 in April, 1914. Tha price.move mcut was-marked by Bome-seaspua 'declines" issue of- tho Labor Gazette, but then were again Increases In 'several Hue: of foods and materials. Increases'in sugar and potatoes wero oilset by de creases In eggs. Fuel was higher-and rent advances in many o tho .cities. New York Will Have Strike of Barbers Monday Early Reports Stated That He Had Been Captured With 800 of His Troops But Later Reports Indicate He Has Made Good His Admits His Flight. WASHINGTON, May escape from the revolutionary forces which attacked his troops near Esper- anza, was reported today by General Obregon. HERE'S ANOTHER YARN VERA CRUZ, May. As-. sociated Car- ranza, who, with a force of loyal troops has been resisting rebtl at- tacks near San Marcos, state of Puebla, for the last five days, has broken through the rebel lines to the southeast and, accompanied by one thousand men, has fled into the mountains between Puebla and Oxaca, according to advices received here this morning. New Congress Meets May 24 JUAREZ, Mexico, May i _ i meeting ol the new congress called Decision Reachsd at Conference PRESIDENT CARRANZA Of Mexico, who has escaped from the ring of'Obre'gou. forces. His rall is Carranza became president of Mexico when Huerta was overthrown In 1914. St. Lawrence Canal Must 4 jjustify the Expenditure Declaration of C. A. Magrath at Winnipeg Hearing 'Peg -Mayor tirges H. B. Ry. Jiehvcen Lloyd George and Millerand. HYTHE, Kent, England, May the Associated It was decided by Mr. Lloyd George and Premier Millerand of France at their conference today at Beauciair, the residence of Sir Phillip Sassoon, near here, that the Spa conference between the of the allied' supreme council and the German leaders should be postponed from May 25 to June 21. hy Governor Adolfo De la Huerto; su- preme chief of the liberal constitution- alist government, will he held at Mex- ico City, May '24, for the purpose of appointing a provisional president of Mextco, Geneva! Ignacto Enrique, can- didate for governor of-Chihuahua; an- nounced here today. Rumor of Surrender. XBW YORK, May Csr- ranzi aud SOO men have surrendered to Ihe forces surrounding them in the i Mexican mountains, according to word I received here today by way of No- I gales. 1 This information was given .out by I Manuel De la Pena, self-styled com- mercial attache in this city of 'the new liberal Meslcau government. Tie WlNNIPnEp.jMay Cana- dian Mayor' Gray, appearing, before-the sessionfcf tho commis- sion city. 1 jal I tod oppo sed tlm'Vprbfe'ct- 'Co'' ri eWwn'.- the'. Striaw 'renco river to allow-'-Uie passage of ocean boats Iho Great Lakes. feel that with the immense de- velopment opening 'up in the west that any thin B which will cheapen Ihe cost of transportation should be sup- we should look for the quickest return with the least expen- he said, and continued: am not against the deepening of the waterways, but I feel at the present lime when we aro up against the im- mense war debt that wo should not rush into the enormous expenditure involved In this project." The- mayor stated that ho was ex- pressing the views of many members of the city council who felt that the Hudson's Bay Railway opening up di- rect sea communication through the north, involving an expenditure of should ho completed be- fore the government undertook to spend an estimated on the other plan. Hq i went on to stato that the Hud- son's BSy. route. -bad been recognised and NEYv YORK, Jlay har- bors In New York who have-voted to strike on Monday fcr higher have decided to prot'ect the Innocent party In. the well- known much as possible.. Any man who wauls a shave-, hair cul, massage or shampoo, has onty to telephone lo union headquarters and a harber vflll shorlly appear at the home, club or store, according to offi- cials of the union. The barbers will charge only the usual fee for this Argentina Enjoying Very Great Prosperity BUENOS AYRES, 3lay Sina Is enjoying great prosperity JUKI experiencing "a veritable said Irlgoyon, in his mes- sage to congress, read at the, opening session today. Ho declared tiero was promise that tho country's future ac- tivities would reach "enormona and powerful proportions." Ho aald the value, of 41io merco in tho May donee for the Crown UUt the real cul- Assoclated press-l-Tnc Turkish siil-ivR who actually sea] on Ian sill resign hla throne in protest the car had been apprehended ty tho tho severity of Ihe pcaco treaty presented lo Turkey by tho iillicd powers, according lo ;i rumor today which la credited In many Quar- tcrt. Nationalists Defeated 1'ARIS, May Turkish gov- ernmonl forces operallng against tho Nationalists have, occupied Adabazar, about 00 mlloa northeast of Brunso, accorJing to a Constantinople dis- patch to the Temps. The Naltonal- isls aro also reported to have avaru- ntcd Boll, about 65 miles to tho east of Adabazar. LORD ATHOLSTAN IS RECEIVED BY KING LONDON, May Canadian Associated Majesty King fteOrge received Lord Alholslan at SufJdaehjm j'alwc yesterday, nation's foreign first niho months iyf authorities to ue practicable Cpii nl oit ScnBGa ilie year. .He staled, that tho open- ing of this northern route would lead to the development in the west of vast amounts of pulp wood and copper sul- phite for the manufacture of sulphuric acid, besides cheaper cereals would result, because of the 'direct route lo the seaboard. He also stated that un- limited power contained 1n northern rivers would lead to great manufac- turing and export trade. C. A. Mngrath, Ottawa, chairman of Ihe Canadian section of the com- mission, In a preliminary statement, said the work "proposed would involve (Continued on.Fage Nine.) Fix German Indemnity H Is understood that Premier Mil- said he had received his information lerand accented the principle of fix- from Alfonso Almada, of the Mexican ing a round figure for the German in- .bureau of information at Nojales. demnity, on the- condition that France General Santiago also surrendered nhoulil have priority In the time of with Gen. Carranza, according to word payment and that she should receive received by De la Pena. Troops uii- a partial payment at Ihe earliest pos-, der command of Oeu. Flores are in slble date. j possession ol tbc port of Mazatlan, .on The conference of the premiers and the, west coast, according to the sanig their aides opened this morning.-The i source of session was attended. In addition to: the two premiers, by Francols-Marsal, i the French minister of finance; J. Gunmen and Judges Ansten Chamberlain, tho British chan- ccllor'df Ihe .coal con trollers of France arid Great'. Britain, j and Paul'Cambon, Ihe Fronch sador at London. conference was ca lled Mingle at .Funeral of vv "Biff Jiin" Colisemp CHICAGO, May My' to the oYject of'lhTniee'i- 'ti'cians.' n judge and leading business ng at Spa. at which the question of; men mingled with gunmen-ond under-, the German indemnity payments and world characters who had ocknow- elaled topics are to be taien up with "edged "Big .lira" Coliseum, as ono of he German representatives. j rulers 1u Eorvmg as pallbearers Financial Problems Involved' [at'tbe funeral Hits afternoon of .he Four1 "Laon Informers" Executed by French PAH1S, May men and one yfoinan, convicted last July of de- nouncing compatriots to German au- thorities during tho occupation of Laon during the war, were executed at Vincenues prison tills morning. Thosp who met death -were Toque, Le- moinc, Herbert and 'Madame Aubcrt. Of tho 28 persons .tried last summer as eight, two of whom were women, were condemned to de'ath. Three failed appear .for trial and' sentenced to death by de- fault, 11 received prison sentences ranging from one to 20 years, nnd six were acquitted. DAKOTA NON-1'ARTISANS N'AHIE STATE TICKET FAUGO, N. May entire ticket headed by Gov. Lynn J. rrazler and candidates for congress at. the 30 iprimary, were endorsed by _ mcrco in tho first niho months otl-lune 30 'Pnman', were endorsed by 1910 reached pesos, gold, the state convention of the .National which is more than in Non-partisan league same period during the previous year. SIGNOR BONOMI MAY FORM CAUINET IN ITALY authorities but- In so far 05 tho degree of guilt proven'undoubtedly Chapman was tho "king-pin." He was accord- ingly .sentenced to two ycnrs In the penitentiary, while McOeo and Grew cult each wero given six months In Nelson An ordor-for restitution ot 25 cases of whiskey to tho C. 1'. K. made. Chapman gave his ago as 67 years and ft widower. McOeo Is 20, Orevr'cutt both married. DERBY BETTING. tho Can- adian Associated 'betting on the- Derby la as follows: Tetratema, 7 lo 2; Allonby, B to 1; Splon Kop, 10 to 1; Archaic, 100 lo 8; Sarchcdon and Poluractis, 100 to 7; Prince Oalatiad, 20 lo 1; Wimasu, 25 to 1; Ho Goes, 40 "to 1; Tea Tray, 66 to 1, LONDON, May that Signer Bonoml, minister of war In the retiring Italian govern- ment, be asked to form a new cabinet, was made by Premier Nit- tl in an interview Victor Emmanuel at 6 o'clock latt night, according to a Rcuter's dispatch from Rome. Signer Nitll again refused to undertake the task of forming ministry, It Is said. MARCH STRIKES OTTAWA, May loss of lima on account of industrial dis- putes during April was greater than during March. 1920, hut less than dur- ing April, 1019, according lo the May Issue of the Gazette. There were in existence at some tltno during Ihe month 44 strikes, Involving aboul work people and rosuHIng in a time losa of about working (lays, against 22 strikes, work- Ing people and 43.1C9 working days in March, 1520; nnil 40 slrlkes, work people and work days in April, 1519 ernor Frazler has been. North Dako- ta's chief executive ever since tho lea- ;ue became a power in tho state. Renewal of Tax on Business Profits is Being Protests i OTTAWA, May throughout Hie, Dominion are tele- grapulng to members of tlio govern- ment today in protest against renewal of tho business profits tax. The expired at the end of lost year, but Iho 'probability has been suggested of a likely re-enactment of the lax, -possibly In a modified form, in tho coming budget. The intention of 1ho government in tho matter will nol be made known un- Ul the minister of finance presents bis proposals to Iho house. SCHOONER SINKING, Will lie 'Capitalized at 460 Square Jlilca in Gaspc County. QUEDEC, May 1he Can adinn develop- ment in the pulp and paper industry Is conUiiifed In the announcement of the formation of tho Great Eastern Pn- pev company, Limited, which owns There was a long discussion by Ihe I notorious premiers and Ihe. financial agreement on reached. cafe proprietor. A j Textile Workers' Increases i Affect About Spn Meeting will explain the and range of the conference so pre- ciscis' (hat no misrepresentation re- garding it will he possible ilnrinf Ihe German election campaign. The question of disarmament of [jermanv was also tliECllsstJct bv the i pJrCcrmleri. i HOSTON. May. I5.-A TOTO Atler the morhint; siSslon. which wngo aJvnncps announced to DC- was ndjoiirncd during the noon honr.joomc cfTcctive May 31 rolled In today an official statement was issued which I from New Englanil textile centres, In- said thnt at Iho iiionring sssslon ui'( (licating that tbe Increase would ex- the conference there was a full toml-to virtually all the three :him- ciisaion of financial questions, par He- hired thousand textile operatives in. ularly German reparalion mallt-rs.', the illstrict. Wherever the amount of The'conferces. ft was aialcd'. wero in! Iho advance was staled._lt harmony on the. gcncy.il principles! 15 per cent. This will bring Iho ami it'was aMetl lovol of (cxttle wages, already at tho I was four years ago. which experts could work mil. would I htubest stage in liistorj-, more than -lf.0 square miles, or approxlmalely considered at this aflcrnoon's Hundred per rent, higher than 11 .lOQ.OOO acreLi of timber limils in Gaspe county, Quebec, on Hie 81. Ijawrence i river, tl Is proposed to issue 000 eight per cent cumulative preferr- ed stock, preferred as.to assets, nnd eight per cent cumulative dividends payable- quarterly. Montreal and New York interests are identified with the new operation. Greater Production Needed BeforeH.C. ofL is Bumped MASTER MIND OF N. Y. BOND THEFT LN OTTAWA, May Canadian it Is useless lo look for edlate remedy for tho present high cost of living pimply because the SAN FRANCISCO, May The schooner Rosamond, bound from Port Angeles, lo Capetown, South Africa, was re- ported tocJay to be In a sinking condition seven miles south of Moss as.ch, ssuth of San Fran- cisco and three miles off shore. A tug was dispatched lo her as- tlstSncc from San Frsnclsco. actress. Anisteln told reporters he had been in PitlshurB all'the lime the police have been looking for him. MONTREAL FIREMAN IS INSTANTLY KILLED QUEBEC, May 'Careaii. motor-ladder tender nt Xo. 3 fire sta- tion, this city, was iiistjinlly killed at o'clock this morning while respond- ing to an alarm In Tho hnsy section of St. Joseph slreel. lie altr-mpl- ed lo prevent (he collision with a tar- j nier'a wasoti, the two rear -wheels on (he fire track snapped In Iho car truck and Ihe man was dashed against an iron post.- lie fell at the feel ol a passing priest who bent to administer the last rilca of the hut the man was already dead. The alarm was ruiig in from a small blazo. ;t lour of th'.1 Dominion in. an effort tn get HiojMOiile lo unilerslaiul tho real uiitiire of (iie couutry's most pressing duty ami opportunity at .Ihe present lime. Dr. Koliorlson recently predicted that fi'Tincrs v.-ould continue to receive high prices for their products for Ihe next two years. The- announcement, of the participation Issued, by Ihe board supports this view nnil according to his opinion now. Whole world conditions must -bo taken into consideration when, the broad question of food supplies is be- ing examined, ar-cording to Dr. Roberi- son; ami llie'polidos of European gov- ernments will have much lo do with iri likely to hstppen to Canada's wheut crops after they are barvc-sted, the next two yfEtrd nt least. .Thore has been no attfmpt. he says, by.fcny of tho allied governments lo reduce Ihe pricus paid to their favmei for proiliK.ia. On the contrary, they liavo Buirantccd minimum prices, the evi- dent conclusion being that Iru-y wish to encourage In every- possible way. this most necessary assistance to agri- culture. He refers fo greater production of, fonils as the prime nc'cd of th6 worlil tori ay. A mlsl.iko (o he oom- mittod In Ihe naine of retrenchment nr accorrilng to Houyrt- son, I? n rrf.nny wise and pound fool- hh policy in regard to education an-1 riKrlouUin-.-. The nnllon must spend (hern Is still Kreat need for Increased production before any decline in pricc-H can be looked for. People Too Impatient "Pc.ir-le are Impatient of explana- wisely, hut Kwcrously nnd couraseous. lion of iircscut conditions and i ly on bolli these matters. He says: they want is an Immediate, ri-inc'ly. "As for Ihe individual, as well as Bu( (he conserinenrcs of (our years tho nation, there. Is only ono safe of losses, destruction and waste can- course !o follow, to work diligently not remr-licd In 'n. tsvinkling of thpiwllh InliilllKcncc; In live ccoaomtcal-. says Hobcrtsoii, J'y ami to T.'nstc nothing."