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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME xni. 'J1XTEEN PACKS LETHBR1IX5E, ;ALBERTA, FRIDAY, MAY 28, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER iJ2 Meets Irish Bishops and Civil ians-T-Yery Anxious For Peace. Everywhere "WON'T HELP MATTERS SAYS SINN FEIN. HEAD .X, Hay Anglo-Irish rela- tions wlil. not be affected by the vbil of many prominent Irishmen to Rome in connection with the beatification of Oliver Pliiukett, first bishop o[ Ar- magh. says tlip Itoiuo correspondent of the Dally .Miii. Seau O'Ceallalgh, president of the Irish parliament was asked whether the, visit ot prominent Jrlshmen In. Rome would result iii any (miirovement In relations between their country and England. O'Ceal- laigh replied, "None whatever." "Whilc.it. would be. wrong to nay Poiio lienedict has departed hie policy ot non-interference in the na- tional affairs- of the rarce- fcpondenl writes, "inforiualion has heeu received that lie bad expressed bis pain and displeasure over the contin- uance ot crime hi Ireland. 1( his have been veiled in diplomatic have re- vealed a.deanite stale of that no solution can ever be reached by one party murdering another. The pope is keenly desirous of peace every- where end it can in any way bring his moral support into play, lie will do It; This was actually done In meet- ing Irish .bisiiopa and la receiving Irish civilian pilgrims." Pope Ktctlvts Cardinal May Pope Benedict .'-yesterday received and bade farewell tij Cardinal Logue, primate of Ireland. The- pope- requested' tho; cardinal (o interpret hli; sentiments to.tho car- dfnal's ami' to convey to -them perBonaJIy the apostolic benediction.' Replying, to ..an. address Irom Car- dinal Logue, Pope Benedict referred to the timeliness of the beatifies tlpri of Oliver Plunkett, We flret-priiuiie'iDf Ireland, -and his gratfnca. on Irrigation Best Possible Investment That the Investing of for the extension of Irrigation in. Southern Albertja will yield greater wealth than any other Investment he know of was highly encouraging statement made at Board of Trade luncheon by C. rriagratri, chairman of the Canadian section of the International Joint Commission, and for years In charge' of the land department of the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Coi, which constructed the pioneer irrigation system of Canada south and cut of Lethbridge. "As I see he said, "there Is water going to waste today that probably would take to control, r There Is no enterprise in the east or, west that will yield results from the expenditure of in getting greater production bstter than Irrigation. There Is no place. In my judgment where money can be put to better In a national way, than in greater production, but how to Is the problem." 'get the money "It Is gratifying to see this small Irrigation project, with which I was connected, making such progress. ,1 remember the time whin Irrigation was scoffed at. I rememBer when men refused to buy land at an acre to get the water rights. "We now k'now what irrigation will do for greater production and the investing of in this way will yield greater wealth to Canada than' any, other investment that I know of. How to get the rr.cney Is a problem, and !l Is a problem that .will be solved as long as you have such a man aj' Mr. Marnoch hammering .'away." The speaker said he wat.gtad'ta' be Known as a citizen of a city that had as one of Its citizens such a man as C, R. Marnoch. Hon. Uodolphe Lemieux Says 'Free Trade Aim of Lib- era! Party j BUDGET :DEBATE CUTS RUSSIAN BY SOVIETS, TO BE PUT ON BRITISH MARKET Such is Londo.n "Times" View of Krasstn-Lloyd George Negoliafions CRITICIZES .OPENING TRADE WITH SOVlETri. LOXDO.S', .May I.loyd George wilt meet Gregory Krassin, ion. Water Reaches the Land, Vauxhall District Culmination of Many Years of Effort lo Get Water to. Fine] Stretch ,of-Land Northeast of i History of of Project. DADT.V- TTXTr-t. Russian i'BpIshovlk-minister of trade CLEARER and commerce, this week, says the Times, -.vbich also mentions a" rumor channels closolv- in touch- with the premier's entour- age." Ibat.both tho subject of negotia- tions-and' the persona engaged THURSDAY THE HOUSED. Motion of Sir .Bjbert Sodden for Saturday and morning'sVsslohs of the house was .allowed owing to strong objections 'expressed by the oppo- sition. A-' Budget debate'continued by Hon. R. Lemleux. AHe criticized the proposal uvVRfair to the laboring man. G. 8, Nicholson, Alflonu, charged Hon. A; CreVa'r with heading the greatest confine in Canada. P.- F. Casaratn said moving pic- ture theatrtr-we're responsible for a great desKot evil that is done In large cities. '.THE SENATE: Strong opposi- tion encountered by the Immlgra- t'ionjAct..am.endjnent repealing the clause 'giving th'e government' au- thority- to summarily deport Brtt- IsH-faorn under 'suspicion of sedi- tions them "would he more widely extended than at pi-eseut acknowledged." Ii is MORE BUTTING IN Water reached 'llio. Canada Land Irrigation-Company's'' western district at noon Thursday. This news has just .coma through and it means that success 1ms eventu- ally crowned the efforts of tbo enter- .IirlsiDE-Engllsli c'oEijian.y, who for Uie years Kave'Jbecn working on their scheme in Southern Alborla to irrigate, the i beautiful'; stretch of in ..Ranges 13 tp.17, between the Bow; Itlvcr, and 'the Oid Tiyef, A, short history Ui'o _ efforts therefore concluded by giving tha benediction to Cardinal as tie successor ot Oliver Piuntptt; to the Irish, epis- copacy aiid" nil those representing Ire- land, "and particularly to my bnloved Irish' people." O'Ceallalgh's Reception KOMB, May O'Cealtalgli, president of thp Irish parliament and diplomatic delegate extraordinary oC the governmeut ol tlio Irish republic, gavo a rccciitiou on. the occasion of the beatification ot Oliver Plnnkelt, tirst bishop of Armagh. Attending the function were Cardinal Loguo, primato ot Ireland; Irish prominent citizens of that .country, students'of the Irish college here, Archbishop llanna ol San Francesco, and Kcv, Charles O'Hcarn, rector ot the Ameri- can college. Soldiers Unloaded Munitions QUEENSTOWN, Ireland, May Convalescent soldiers yesterday un- loaded the ammunition from the gov- steamer which arrived hero Tuesday' from the Woolwich arsenal ami the steamer departc-.1 for Dublin.. Tlfo dockers iittd railwaymen refused to handle tbb cargo o( thu vessel, lay in .the harbor alongside a torptdo-boat 'destroyer. EX-KAISER MISSED HIS VOCATION; SHOULD HAVE BEEN TAILOR LONDON, May Ho- henzoilerfi, former emperor of Germany, Is trying his hand as a tailor, according to a Central News dispatch from Amsterdam. He Is cutting out patterns for many new suits with which he is going to stock wardrobe, and the dispatch quotes a trade paper as declaring he is "excelling at the Job." "How unfortunate It says this paper, "that William missed his votallon. After all the notor- iety be achieved as an 'emperor, one can imagine what would have been his fame as a tailor.' r special tirn.ej .A plan "to irrigate pasture iantt ot. (he Brand Fprka Cattle Corapauy, Iririg W thfl.norlh South Saskat- chewan River, Island, by pump- ing water from. that river, using nat- ural gas as Erst schenic put forward. Owing to the great height to wfcfch iliis.wnta- had to lifted, the schemo' was abandoned, nnd in' searching way in which to bring water, to the !and, by means of gravilr, Ii was found that a large tract ol land vest' of the Bow fliver would conic under this canal. Eventually after1 mush preliminary Tw a merger of three companies was ar- ranged; the Southern Alberta- Laml Company, ibe Canadian Wheat Lauds 'Limited, having land in the east ciid of tho Southern Alberta Land -Com- -May; A brisk batllo morning 'and, Saturday sittings preceded resumption 'of the budget de- bate-in today. There -was niu'cb'-'Vashing said that Karl Curzon secretary for foreign will, in addition'to .Mr. Lloyd George, confer with JI. Kfabsln. Ji. KraEsin will propose, among other things, says'the newspaper, to put ingots of Jlussiau gold, stamped with the seal of the old UuBsiait gov- ernment; on.the English market, it is believe J that the main-object! of bis visit-hero is to obtaiu a general J license to seud sucti gold to England and sell'it hero; .Tho Times adds: "llv- receiving Russian gold, stolci., by tue soviet, we would be virtually recognizing the soviet government. It! j is iniposslblo.to disassociate the two idoas-of, and official [recognition, -.It is absurd to'imagine that two countries cun (rade with each not have diplomatic relations." The newspaper, la equally hostile against the premier and' thu liplsfceyikl, tlenaunces the "pitiful nnd dishonest pretense that.'negotiations WASHINGTON, May resolution "viewing with grave concern llie conditions lu Ire- and expressing "syiupa- thy with Iho aspirations ot the Irisb people for a government of their own choice.'' was re- ported out today by the houso of foreign affairs committee.- Tho vote was H In 7. The resolution was offered by Representative Mason, ;lle- publlcau, Illinois, as a substl- title for his resolullon proims- ing virtual recognition of the provisional Irish republic. Us introduction started a long and bluer debate In tbo committee. pauy's tract, and the Alberta licji.'as Dr. Clari of dirty linen in pub: ri of Red put it. -m.eniber claimed .thnt Company, having land in the weal end Ontario members of the tract.' ed up on t.' This amalgamation open- June 30tb, under tho name of the Canada Land Irriga- tion Company, Limited, with operat- ing head office at Medicine Hal, and work was resumed v.'ilh' renewed.visor'. Considering, the. size of the nude'rtak- lateral that.many engineering diffi- culties had to be Ijoth rcserrolrs Ta're now operating, and water is" running through the main canal and laterals, and out on to tbe land, is a great -tri- to the confidence that Iho Eng' lish investors placed in the present ad; ministration.in the man- ager and chief engineer, Mr.-D: W. Hays, in particular. Not only will this project be of enormous value to the community, bringing as it iloes aboiit acres of land under irriga- hut already tho company ha- Southern Uendea ID this area sums ot money rt i ums o rta Una Company1 was formed; amounting to many millions ot having ils bead office in and operaliug from Medicine Hat. Tills company carried on'operalions for a number of years, and .were almost ready to bring watet through their main cann'l when.Ihe great war broke out, and llicy had suspend work duo lo difficulty in financing during that lime of stress. "Curing the war which wero used Iii'putling tlio scheme through. The project Is divided into unite, and it is the first unit, the western district, of which the town of .Vanx- hall Is tho central point, which is now receiving water. About ac'res-'ot crop will be under irrigation in this district this year. Sugar Profiteering Case In Ottawa Will be Probed; Merchant Charged 36 cts OTTAWA, May (By Canadian Tho sale of sugar In an Otta- war grocery store at 38 bents a pound will be investigated by Ihb Board of Commerce through nil Ils stages back to tho shipment from tho refinery. Oossellln and Durochcr, the merch- ants who sold the sugar last Tuesday lo a roliirnccl soldier named J. Gale, testified before the board -this -morn- Ing that they were Informed -that day by a wholesaler'? traveller that, suga prices had advanced. .-They1 raised cents to 30 cents, and the sale at SB cents, which Is complained of, was afterward adjusted through n refuml, lo bring the prlco to 30 cents, the BG- cent price having boon charged by mistake. The hearing will be continued next Tuesday, when the wholesalers will he asked why they caused Increased pri- ces -by tho O.uollng.of.nguros on sugar Essex County Farmers Make So Much Money Running Rum to U.S., Quit Farming WINDSOR, Ont, May pockets bulging with Unilsd Slates currency, the proceeds of rum- running, thirteen Petite Cote far- mere ytslerday contributed more than In fines and court costs to the provincial treasury for violating the Ontario Temper- ance Act, According.to ont provincial of- ficer, rn ore than against other Pttite Cole farmers will be heard (n the police court. Rum-running Is so well estab- lished in Essex county, It Is said, that farmers are paying little at- tention to seeding. when tlie'ro was no Bale made. If necessary, sittings: of. ihb board their price on slocks on-band from" 22 M'I" te !n wWch __________ I this consignment nf sugar-was handled from reflncr to consumer, to establish Chairman W. P. O'Connor stated, wtiy sugar was sold "at this outrageous price." It was brought out.at tho hearing that flosscllii anil Duroclior hod six weeks' stock on hand when they pur- chased two bags at an Increased price nnd raised their prices on the whole slock to conform. At 30 cents nor pound, the -merchants admitted that they were making a profit of at least SO per cent, on sugar ealcs. BULLETINS RUSS-JAP HOSTILITIES CEASE FOR ARMISTICE LONDON, between the rtUMlans and Japan- ese In Siberia on May 25, according to. t Reuler dispatch from Vlarflvorfok dated Wednes- day! The dispatch also reports the arrival of the RussoJapanece -anrilsllce commission 'COULDN'T OvIriRIDE VETO May to override President Wil- son's veto of the Republican peats resolution failed today the house. The was 219 In favor of overriding the veto, to 152 against, or 29 lei: than the re. quired two-thlrds majority. BREAK PROFITEERING IN STRAW HATS NBW YORK, May 28.-A. W. Riley, special assistant to Palmer; In charge of Ibo profiteering Investigation here, announce! today that afler a eonforenco with promin- ent hat dealers, ho had obtained their promise to slash straw hat prices Im- mediately. Ho said he had convinced them they wcre mining too great pro- fits. home'for the weVk-end, and left wcst- eraers to charge was anil there was some sparrlns'-before llie-. house got down debate. j. P. KiCasgrahi; for sirpngly to the removal; of jlhc'15 cent attacked: the moving liiclu'ra theatre In general. "The pictures exhibited are sug- Eeotlye and. In some eases they lead to vcry-.bad results. They are invita- tions, to the people -of, poorer revolt and they bring dis- order to the country.'V and iMr. Cas- grain tbankcd God he had 1 But More Pulp and Paper Are are riot between the soviet, and the British ami ironically congratulates Xlkolai Ixinine and Mr. Melltodist District Meeting Here Deplores Widespread Break- ing of Lord's Day Act ASK A. P. P. PATROLS TO WARN i'AHMERS Delegates to the meeting of Lcthbridge district of the Mttho- dist Church have gone on record as desiring farmers to slop worit on Sunday. This stand taken in the following resolution: "This meeting expresses Its deep regret that there ft evidence of increas- ed disregard for the Lord's Day in this part of southern Alberta. Al- though we recognize that agricul- tural'operations have been delay- ed owing to the_very Ute-spring we see no justification for the widespread operations on Sunday that prevail at present. We would request that the A.P.A. patrol the rural districts at intervals and1 warn against Infringement of the Lord's Day Act. We 'also urge the attorney general not to hesi- late to grant a fiat for prosecu. tion when -requested to do so." flepresentatives were present-at this meeting from Taber, Rctlaiv, iron Liberals Have 20 Nominees, springs, Coaldaie, the I churches in Lethbridge. Laymen were present from tbesp points, as well 'an j'tho ministers. ____'_____ I i'our resolutions were passed by the meeting. One resolution advocated May dale can-1 Hie exclusion of intosicaling liquur.'. Tories Seven and Eight Far- Labor Men didalcs of various .ifflllation? have [from -the jirovince by prohibiting .ini- been selected In 23 constituencies In J portation. of liquor. Another resdlu- rrcnarallqn for the nvovinclal clcc-ftlbn dealt with the judgment render Lloyd George upon tiie "success with .tions to be held early in July. In !0jetl iu the Winnipeg strike case. 'Ii at last carried their ridlnKs supporters ot the Korrls.gov- was maintained Ihat this judgment which they rniye point." picture houses in his constituency. No Free Trade For Grits During the day, Hon. Jlodolphe Le- mieiHC was the major speaker. Ho disassociated himself from free.trade Being Exported .Than Ever Before WASHINGTON, May pure and simple. The Liberal party ot wood from Canadir to the did .not take office, he argued, on United Stales for tho eleven months dilute 4 free trade, but -on tariff, for ended with February ammm'tecl to only revenue. cords, .against cord's "fCree ho further- remarked, f for corresponding iierioii of Hie a reduced to practice at! 1'recedlng year; according to a report the, present moment and in years to .T received hero today from the United come, Is a pure Impossibility." consul at Kingston. Later Q. B. Nicholson of Algoma, t OIpor'8 wcre 52'351 cords' a raised cchoss of tho Temlskamlng i of aboilt cords for th bye-electlon. Ho charged the party i last 5'car- l lhc valuo of PU'P nncl led 'by Mr. Crerar.wllh having asso-l lhc valuo of PU'P nncl cx' dated itself in the campaign with an I T "f period, on the February samo ious ,story of freight rates. Prom 'St. Catharines, Ont., to Victoria, B.C., his firm'.had been charged. ?1.80 a bun- dred'pounds. From Uverpool to Vlc- STRIKE RIOT, TROOPS OUT BRISTOL, -H.. I., May eminent are In the field, the adminis- tration members-so far endorsed being Premier Xnrrls-ln Lansdbp-itet Hop. Dr. Thornton, minister .of' education; Hon. Edward Drown, provincial treas- urer, The Pas, and Hon. J. 'Wi Arm- strong, Oiadatone- Thorc-are