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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TWELVE PAGES LETTHBRIDGB, ALBERTA, MAY TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 1-10, rvr nut? VTTI TWELVE ALLi. s i _. _ i r CIRCUS EMPLOYEE IS KILLED INWRECK NEARMYMOND What the New Cent Looks Like Dr. Clark and Hon. A. Melghen Westerners, Cross Swords In Budget Debate RED DEER MEMBER LEAVES THE HOUSE RUSH TO IRELAND Another Hunger Smite On In Mount.Joy Prison The Icnver picture shows, the ac- tual-size the new Canadian cent coins ielng Issued this month. The upper pictures are enlargements. OTTAWA, May 25 From tha sloug cl the back benches the budgfet debate swung" today 16 a battle, keoa and aggressive of tho nrst order. On the Una .hand.wM Dr. Clmrk ol Rad Deer, Mected as a UnlonUt, now cl the chief spokesmen of the National. Pro- gressives, long the protagonist of tree on' the other hand Hon. Arthur minister of tha Inter- ior, militant '-to last degree, meet- ing his favorite economic ground, kwnljr 1 argptog In -favor of protection. The two occnpled lie greater portion' of the Billing Mr. Moighen alone, spoke altogether for hearl'r three but from begin- ning to end the? closely held the at- tention of a crowded home ass' gal lerlei. The Extremw Meet Dr. Clark championed the. tree. trade bf Cotdf-a and Brirtt. Mr. Melghen declared that free trade had depopu- -England, icattered the Inanh'god', Jr'eat Britain through the fields .and -irorlrjhoti" of the United national tndns- 'try ol Jrelaol- and :had taken away the hoW 'whlc> Britain held for ceuturiW -li tie Industrial llfe.ot the j. .y Mflgtwri Xttnks Mr. Melghen later strongly attacked Iba. tariff both of the Liberal opposition and of the National Pro- the farmers' plat- form' "been i- In tho hbuM t Mr. -.demanded. Why had JA. Reid Gets Land Office Agency Here Takes Place Made Vacant By Previous -Agent's Blood Reserve Change Former Premier ClSmenceau Gives Interview Upholding Poincare in Resignation J. A..Reid, acting the Dominion Landa Office- here, has betn appointed agent by the Civil Service Commission, According to word received by the Herald from Ottawa thii 'morning. Mr. Reid WM not aware of his appointment until ao informed by the Herald. He fill the vacancy "caused by the death of the late .Mr. Mac- donheH. It Is likely that B: P. 'JJarton, who hu heen a -member, ol the local laid on.oe.aUff. since be prpmiH- ed to -Mr.. ;iioftltlpn -as Mr., connected with the office for. 14 years he -was relieving other offices. For four to 191S he agent here. In the Jiedlclns Hat land oBSal'w-as 'closed and tie Medicine Hat district co'tukiried with "tfi Liberal oppoiitibn not been placed -la Such, a position that It would hare to vote' yea or nay? Waa it a game of political pokert The free trade vote was "nought in one part of the country, the prolectlonlit vote In another. Thus tha way waa being pared for a great betrayal should tin time ever come. A Curjoui Tilt As he proceeded, Mr. Meighcn made btalement after statement Ir, the Inter- rogative, .and' his' questions led to a curious Incident. .Was It not better, Jir. Melghen had, asked, to support a government which did things rather than a party which merely professed to do thorn 7 "I.will answer that Inter- jected' Dr. Clark, rising from his seat. But the speaker interposed, remind- ing PI'. Clark- that he had already Epoken, r "Well, replied Dr. Clnrlt, "let nio suggest, to '.Che minister that lie imoiifd not put hl.S speech in tho form of questions.." _________ at the Tie its a-transferred to LetMirldge as" -Mr.' Reid revert Inc to the posltlou of aiilsiaht. Tha Htrald "aled'-leanis. from Ottawa, that the Civil Service CommlMlon i advertising for.V new' agent "for th Blood Reserve. Recently there hav been quite a number of changes In th personnel of the Indian branch staff throughout the wett, and-the Bloo agency li involved.: MakeI.QD.E.Mor 'the Dally Mail. 'Another Himjjer'SCrike DUBLIN, May hunger Irlke is on at Mount Joy prison. A justice tho strikers cslcrday, says'- that tiio men are In grave 'Nine' constable's Eiiccesifully irSth- stood an attack'by' a considerable force of raiders.who exploded a bomb under the Lough'Ceorge barracks In Gali-ay and fired jbullcts Into, the Building for more'JNin "i hour. The police responded :Vith rifles and a few city! a resolution was passed calling upon Oreal Britain to grant Ireland ler independence .and depIoiinE the grave that may follow he'landing and maintenance of a big military force in Ireland, outfitted with tanks and machine guns. Dr. Irwin made it clear that he dif- fered from the. Belfast delegation that United States and Canada a short time ago on Itu question of IriEh rule.' He 'declared that the prov- inco of Ulster- Pid not wish to be sep araled'from the remainder of .Ireland and. that 130 Presbyterian churches had" gone on record as not fearing Irish independence. denMVllson to pardon men who are now serving sentences under war-time IcgishXtlon .lor expression of religious convictions. What Sinn Teln Mcsnj DUBLIN', May of Irish land by the Sinn Keinera IE very effec live as Instanced by an, occurrence at Carrick-on-Shannon, which was re ported hero yesterday. .A farmer; named. Morrison was summoned be- fore the Sinn Keln land committee to show why he had attempted buy .land over the heads of young men o( the district who did not own properly. He had just purchased a grazing1 farm for and told the committee he had bought it for his two brothers in the United Slates. The committee warned him to surrender It Immedl- Irrigation Canal Bridge Near. on Cardston Line Gives Killed ombs. One policeman was Eiignuy ivbunded. .i-Js. According to -an lAthloae dispatch, he Irish bishops have agreed to cori-e'r with the -government regarding ho Irish the enactment at which is eipoetid to be greatly facilitated by this pclton. Independence Move TOnONTO, May, At a large gathering of Irlahraen in the Lalio Temple last nlgnt-'addrcssed by Crawford slated that the Irish bore ao hatred toward England. 'A Unitarian Warning BOSTON, Mass., May SC. The American Unitarian. Association adopted .Its annual -meeting here seslcrday .urging congress to refrain action on tho Irish question which might endanger the friendship bf the United States and Great Britaik. It also urged which he agreed to do with reluctance. Unknown persons have seized and sunk Lonl Kensington's yacht, the Jleelah, at Carrick-op-Shannon. apparently because Lord Kensington entered a claim for fC7 the destruction of a police barracks on his properly. The claim was subsequently withdrawn, but no public statement of this step had been taken. FflT- ONE OTHER INJURED; OTHER DAMAGE SMALL v KILLED Joe Soch, employee of Christie Brothers' Circus. SLIGHTLY INJURED Roy Baugh, employee of Chris- tie Brothers' Circus. Burnard Brown em- ployee of Christie Brothers' Ck- CALOAttY, May national I. 0. D. E. convention ,passed au amendment to its .constitution elimin- ating discrimination against Individ- The minister-is ?.t-liberty to members nt its Wednesday .morn- lie did not return while Mr.'Morgh'en was speaking. Clark Critical In hli previous1 8.peoch Br. Clark was any questions tte'iees me speaker sessldu. Mrs. Doyle and Mrs. replied; 'Gooderham made appeals for a more On this, .TJr.'Clark roso from his j democratic spirit among the members walked slowly to the bar, turned, i of tllo oraerr which, it was retjdrted, j bowed .low to the then left enlarged Us. membership to in-' elude chapters for shop employees, hotiseworkers and women who go out to work by the day. Several speakers emphasized the need of llv- ,y' critical pf tho budget and tho ,ng down tlle general opinion that the Fielding amendment. The budget tax Daughters of the Empire are largely wns a bad Imitation of wtt'eh women who have no other aim died two centuries ago In the Old fn ttmn lo up Country. They were not oicisa functions. Closer biit tariff, a new aij toward the final the zoological garden. Like ao oxter- hal tariff, they: would operate to de- creaso brislnesn. The most damning thing about tho now taxes WM that they struck at the man who bad serv- ed, overseas, at tho worker In tbo fao- torsvhut they loft the millionaire and Iho war proflloer practically untouch- ed, Tbo house adjourned at 11.16. Meigheri on the Tariff OTTAWA, May the course pf his speech on the budget In the house'of commons last night, Xr. posylMn to fix the -M. Clem'enceau-K'rc- plied, "and, with the occupation .of the a guarantee, both the amount of the.nebt and.the good faith of the (lebtbr. and the reparations con these payments-wouli be assured. 1-was in'complete.agrte- ment with Preeldent Poincare matter. When t saw him accept'th; presidency of tha reparations .comtai! tliought.bis'acceptance the-Iog cal consequence ot our When tbe interviewer that Mf Poincare had resignidi from tbe posltibii, M. Clemencean declared he could do nothin else, since our system had been throw over." Clemenceau "spoke at soma lengl on the immense "difficulties of neac making, saying: "They wore much greater than.the most sincere detractors of the treaty imagined. 1 said, in the chamber of deputies that to preserve union among tbe allies I would make .every'sacri- fice. Well, I did not make eiery one'. I made only some, and those princi- pally in form, otherwise an agfeement would have been impossible." Bill Pravides tiigheijWdges, (By Caiiadian 'Hress.) In, the house yesterday Hoil. N. Rovvell said that a bill now be- houseWould author- ize payment. of the suras .that postal employees .desired, lo pbtain: Tiia-Uill wotild: have The above is the casualty Mat in a wreck of the Christie Bros, circus special, 31 miles north ot Cardston at a.m. Wednesday. The exact loc S Armenian Mandate is, Challenge to Congress hill'4 not' i 1 ,sooniiis the" franchise bill was disposed of, consideration of the' bill re- poslnl employees would be continued.' LONDON, May Wilson has presented a dramatic challenge to cpiigrew and his countrymen on the question of the subject of international says the Pall Mall Gazette, dealing with the Armenian "He asked for authority to accept a mandate for Armenia In the name of the United.States, and the answer frauaht with cpnwquences of the highest importance. Britain all the responsibility she can carry, none of ttie European powtrt are prepared to takj "un'de'r.their'Jurli- diction; the league of nations, favored by America in words, but rejected. In act-, haa not ratourats or capacity for playing protector. If Statea'refutes "the charge, it means the abandonment of. Armenia to enemltt which sun-ourid herron every s'de. anii probably the eventual New Budget Taxes Monetf Getters, Not Vote Catchers Declares New York Paper NBW YOilK, May 'the about 100 miles wWe paralleling the Ing. The cause of the wreck waa the washing out of a bank at the bridge over the main irrigation ditch-at" this, point. The rear wheels of the tender and the front- wheels of the baggage coach, in which the above men were rising, went down, allowiug the coach to drop'duwn tho 12-foot embankment.' C. I'. H. officials expect to have the- bridge reconstructed and to have re-. i gnlar service established tomorrow; afternoon. Cause of Wreck Reports .received in Lelhoridge' have been lacking conalierably in lie-, tail concerning the wreck, but it is1' believed that the .runway under .the. iridgc oecarhe clogged' with thistles and other forcing "the. current against, b'atifc" It IS not'k'nowB hoV-long4BlB slate ofiaftairs had been In b'lit! Tuesday-afternpon's train -from. safely passed over the bridge. The current washed away until the tracks were under- iticd. The engine passed over the weak point but the baggage car, the first of the circus equipment, grief..( The circus equipment consisted of elimination of class distinction waa itrongly urged. Famous Old Private School Where Premier Borden Educated; Closing Its Doors HORTONSVItAE, N. S., May Villa school, which for the last sixty years has been conducted as a private school for ,boys and [Which ghjon declared that Mr. Crerar nor any' numbers among Us .graduates many of followers, had sought discus- Canadians, including Bion In the house on tho farmers' plat- Herbert llorde'n, has closed Hundreds of Thousands of Bags Lying There. Awaiting Exportation HALIFAX, N. S., May in- teresting commentary upon the an nouncemcnt that sugar Is due for an other advance Is (o be found "In the Urges Synod at Toronto to Pre- vent Legislation Being Made Effective TORONTO, May opposi- tion to the relaxation of laws govern- ing'divorce was voiced by Bishop Sweeney In his charge at the opening pf tho' sixty-eighth annual meeting of ;ho Anglican Synod of tho diocese of Toronto, yesterday. His. lordship re- ferred to proposed divorce legislation and declared that the Church of Eng- land' wns opposed to divorce save for the one- cause allowed liy her divine he'ad.'. The bishop mioted from legisla- tion adopted by the church in 1005: "No clergyman within the jurisdic- tion 'of tho Church ot England in Can- ada shajl solemnize a marriage be- tween either of whom shall have been divorced from one who Is the lime." i by oppose byevery legiti- mate, means any legislation which lo enlarge the causes for which divorce'Is lo be granted." heading "Sound Taxing in the Suit and New. York Herald this njvmfzg discusses the new Ottawa budget, declaring that tbe Canadian government's "courageous and deter- mined measure' make'tho 1920-21 budget balance, merit commendation by all am) emulation by other govern- ments which have far less excuse for swollen expenditures which have to be met by border, tho population of Canada Is less than one person to the'.- square mile. Only in a. small section in the east does it exceed 16 to the square mile. Such a sparse population spread over so vast an expanse of' territory spells hardship and privation.-' for those engaged In tho development ol the country. "One would think il difficult enough to endure the privations of pioneer continues the newspaper, j without "being- called upon to as- 'has problems of development, trans- tax burdens to pay for a1 war portatlon anil distribution that arc; fought thousands of miles away. Yel. even more difficult than our own. Ex- tnn Canadian readily shares his bread ;o we see the ____ ___________ :pemlitures as and along a strip of territory P9 possible and .then Imposing cept for a small section northwest of i the government, si Winnipeg and south of the government- slashing ex form, They had never sought lo place tho opposition In Iho position of vot- Jng yea or nsy. Thus, tho fioo trade volo was In one part of the country protectionist vote In smother and tho way was being paved for tho groat -betrayal, If It ever came. The tariff policy ol tho government would bo designed to keep Industries in Canada; lo enable to ex pand, but would go no further than that. The farmers' platform sought to away all customs duties and sub- stitute the'land tax and tho Income tax In their stoad. Mr. Melghcn cited from Iho report of a Manitoba com- mission, on which the grain growers were represented, which had investi- gated taxation. The commission hail reported against ,lhe single lux ani1 had -Ic-unxl -that- whtlo a tux on land Is iloors. A. II. "Patterson, the pro- prietor, announces that other interests preclude him from keeping Iho school. was good for local purposes, It was a bad thing tor thft federal authori- ties. 'fhis commission also agreed that an Income fax In rural areas was unpro- fitable, but that in urban centres It might be used to ultimately supplant the unfair and unjust taxation upon property. Mr. Peter Wright, ft mem- ber of Iho Canadian Council ot Agrl- cullnre, was ono of the members of tho commission' who signed the re port. Whllo Mr, Crcrar advocalcd one thing, Mr. Wright, who had been making a thorough investigation of conditions as they actually were, ad- vocalcd something entirely different, fact that groat quantities of sugar are being plied up here, presumably tor exportation abroad. It Is stated lhal several hundreds of thousands of bags of sugar are at present awaiting ship-, mont at one pier, and that tho quan- tity Is dally Increasing. At another pier upwards of a quarter million bags of flour aro awaiting shipment abroad. Sugar Profitcsrlng Charge OTTAWA, May first charge of sugar profiteering In" Canada lo bo Investigated by the Board ot Com- merce will come up for hearing next Friday, May 28, In Ottawa, when the board will Inquire Into tho alleged tin- fair profit on sugar taken by Oossclln Durocher, merchants of Easlvlew, Onl. The complaint Is laid by the purchaser, J. Oalo, ot Eastviewl INCREASE STREET OAR FARES IN LONDON, ONT, LONDON, Onl, May city council decided after a long dcbztt last nlgtit to grant the, street railway company leave to Increase the fare lo five cents with seven limited tickets pending a vote of the people to be taken as soon C, A. MA.GRATH TO SPEAK AT B. OF T. LUNCHEON At Iho regular weekly Board of Trade luncheon on Thursday, C. A, Magrath, chairman of the Canadian section of Iho Inter- national Joint Commission, will fr bo present and will speak. As a former resident of bridge and one who for years h'as been a consislent advocate of- Irrigation extension In Southern Alberta, Mr. Ma- T aildlllonal taxes. "The one object wits to make the revenue equal the expenditure. The object has been achieved. Apparently j the budget framcrs were more en- grossed In their task 6' making the i budget balance, than they were in Hritish Forces Pairing Towards Hope fo Repel Invasion 'winning the favor of the- tliscontenlcd voter. The new taxes arc j was economically sound, and In the long run the money paid by Ihe taxpayer will be a good Investment, for the method by which it is'being n conforms wilh the science of three cars. It was not known in Le'th- briilge this morning whether the cir- cus would get to town today. C. D. MacKlntosh, superintendent of tlie Southern Alberta division, .went down In'-a special train, and it may be possible lo transfer the circus baggage to this train. This point was not clearly known. Jlr..MacKlntosh was on the Crow's Nest sub-division when the accident happened, and was not able to leave LelhbfWgc unlll lO.'lo o'clock Wednesday, morning. At 4 .a. m Dr. Bryans, of Lethbrldge, with a trained nurse, left for tbo scene ot the accident, and some time later Coroner. Humphries left tor the south. The exact scene ot the accident .was at Mileage 12, which is about two miles north of Welling, nnd is in whul is known as the Nine Mile Coulee. The, water that passes under this briilge comes from Ihe Marys river, forty miles distant. Regular Train Delayed An .inspection of the bridge this morning showed that the material in 'first class condition. The was constructed in 1915.' The I and not the game of What Confectionery Is 1 OTTAWA. May deparl- LON1X1N, May Bolshevik forces] nient pf jnUnd revenue has Issued the- continue lo pour inlo Persia and have; following definition of confectionery in occupied neaht, from which lirillsh 'roops have Teheran, says the Dally which disput- ed the accuracy cd lierp yeste ation in the Middle Eaal. connection wilh Ihe new taxes: Confectionery Includes candled y which cllspul- candied fruits, oy of Information nut9 sweetened cocoa nnd ch irday regarding Iho ,or )n blocks sratli's remarks are sure to he highly Interesting nnd a large crowd of members will be pres- ent lo hear him. Mr. Magralh will able lo be present by reason of Iho fact that the commission is splitting up here prior lo the Or. (ho St. canal scheme In Iho ft Unlltd Stales, part going to 'f one point and part lo another. ft He leaves Lelhhriuge for the United States on Thursday eve- -nlng. choco- or _____weighing one pound or ICES, and Notwithstanding denials, tho cakes, biscuits or other pastry paper declares'Jndlan reinforcements I or have bccri.laniled hi llalum. to be An tris Of ;Q pcr ccnt. is pay- lowed troops as soon as trans- on confectionery at llio time port Referring to the salc by (hc rival of Prince Kban. Persian minis- The lax does not ter of foreign affairs, In Ihls cily, the ho-WCVCT to confectionery ex- newspaper says Persians are confident of their ability lo repel a HolahcvU -________________' _ invasion wilh Ihe aid of a HrlllJh sent lo Teheran, anil arc asking a loan ft v rf v v for which Ihey are prepared to offer subslanllal guarantees, The Bri'.lsl] goycrnmenl. llio news- paper adds, Intends to discuss with M, Krassln, Russian llolshcvik commis- sary for trade relations, who is ex- pected hero today, Ihe wholo question of the middle East as affected by nol- propaganda. It.Is declared tho government make the resumption of trade relations with "Kussia depend- ent upon the giving of assurances by tho soviet government relating lo Per- sia and other counlrles in lhal re- gion. MONTRKAU'May ermen who went to SI, Agath over the week-end, returned to-' day with the slarlling" informa-' tlon lhat polaloes were selling there for J2.50 and per bag. This fact is causing much discussion in Montreal, its po- tatoes here are selling for ?9.0I) for a SO-poimfl bag. train from Cardston arrived in Leth- bridge about two o'clock this after-1 noon, in the neighborhood of three hours late. The afternoon train for. the south pulled out on time, anil, estimated that it will be about one. ,our late In arriving at Cardslon. A foot bridge has heen constructed iver.lhe washout. Over this lassengers, mail, express anil bagga'gc i-ill have lo bo transferred nnlll coii- triKtion work la compleled. All squlpmcnt for putting the track back nto first class nliape has been rusted o the scene and work wus progress- ng rapidly long before noon. The bridge is 02 feet long known as a standard pile bent struc- ture. It is 12 feel high. The wreck victim, Boon, was crush- ed to death in the baggage coltt-h; II is understood. Convict Escapes, Takes Sheriff's Auto, Holidays, And Then Comes Back LYONS. N. V., May Oc Lue, the only prisoner In the Wayne county Jail here, sawed his way out of his cell Monday night and drove away in the sheriff's automobile. At 9 o'clock last night he drove this automobile back into the Jail yard and gave himself up. He brought back six of the Iff's revolvers which he took fore he left, ;