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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta tVOLUMfe XI11 SIXTEEN PAGliS LETHBRIDGE, ALBEIVTA, SATURDAY, MAY SIX VEEN 1'AGES XL'MBGfl.HS'. IJraniford Member is Militant As Ever in His Speech on Budget CLAIMS FARMERS ARE PLAYING SELFISH GAME FRIDAY IN PARLIAMENT THE HOUSE: BUI to amend the criminal corfe Introduced by Hon. J. C. Doherty and given first read- Ing. Modifications to the law as regards race track betting, the carrylnfl of firearms and other things, are Included In the amend- proposed. Ejr'rt reading given to bills am- .penitentiary, admiralty and juvenile delinquent acts. Bill to e'mpower the government to'apply-forr charters for three small extensions to the Canadian National Railway In the west given 'first reading.. Budget debate continued by W. F. Cockshiitt, of Brantford. THE SENATE: Discussion pn Immigration act postponed ihitil qext week. Second readings given to Seventh Day Adventlsts bill; the northwest noute limited bill to amend the su- preme .court act and to the bill for settlement Indian act and Indian affairs In British Columbia. 7 East Short of Coal West JMustBuy From Albert ;.V MONTREAL, May up previous reports with regard to the crisis that i> breaking In tho bUumlnout coal situation, it war stated" yesterday 'by leading manufacturers and other heavy users-'iof- steam coal, that a warning circular had been for their guidance. This set forth that the coalyur, commencing April-1, had starttB-wlth practically no atoclft, a condition without parallel in the history of the continent.; this stale of aHalrs, the circular asjts that within the area of distribution of the maritime provlnces'and and British Columbia procure their supply from these sources so avoid overloading transportation. If present corv ditions contlriie, !t Is, slated, by several larg, coal'dealere.that'll might be necessary to stop tyw exports of the maritime' provinces of bituminous coal to Europe and take steps to secure greater tonnage for the carrylna of It to Montreal and.pther leading distribution eenten. III Bolshevik Aims Are Set Forih I Karl Be i Made; Bolshevik Party of 250 Canadian Manufacturers to Visit Wednesday BRITISH LIKELY TO SOVIETS OTTAWA, May the ex- ception of ,1 speech by W. P. Coek- skult, of the budget, de- bate laihc house todaj drifted in the doldrums Mr Coefcshutt Mas null tant as ever Ho gaic to the third party a Loviles Ho said lie called them after Levi Thomp- son, -of-Qu'Appelle, the Progressives' chief wbip Their polio ho charac tcnzed as the which had ever tnrciteneaThc peace ot Canada >lt shoald be IjIjftiRd'Inlthe bud and amiditho loud ironical cheers from'tho third, partv, he exhorted thf! Lcvites to consult tbe rest of the country before launching their plat form as'that of a national progressive party. The should consider themselves citizens and not try to fur- ther tho interests of the Canadian council of Arthur Nicolei. who fol- lowed, entered into a critical analysis of tho currency situation. The "Do- minion note issue, in his opinion, had been increased by nearly two him-, drefl million dollars during tho while'the gold rbservn had been de- creased by nearly a million. Canada should have at least more in gold to .back-up its note issue. Paper guaranteeing paper was not sound sUcurily. In the evening, 0. D. Casaclman, ui Bundaa, was amazed in thci members could continue to dress up the same oiij arguments in many different sulls of Instead of discussing tiio high cost of living, members would ho better employed working in their home districts to reduco it. Thomas McNutt, of the Progres- sives, announced his intention of. vot- ing for thu Fielding amendment. Hut regretted that the rules of tho house did norpennil another amend- ment to bo moved. Ho was not alto- gether, satisfied with the Fielding amendment. The house adjourned at 12.08. Tho adjournment wag moved hy William Buff, of Luncnlmrg, on he- Jtalf of Hon. T. A, Crerar, leader of the Katlonal Progressives. Says Liberals Protectionists OTTAWA, May speaking on the budget last night, Thomas Mac-. Xa't. SaltcuaK'E, congratulated the finance inlnlsier on having ;i stalc'mont showing the exact finan-j cfal position of the Doinlniun. The! jrovernmcnl had further recognized the j iradortiinco of direct taxes, but' was not' applying It In tho proper direc- tion. Mr. MacNult-exprcsscd his surprise :it the speeches made by sonic of tlic iKsmbcrs of the Liberal opposition. The 'opposition had adopted a tariff program which was a good second to the (armors' .policy. Yet speeches iiiailo by auirin Liberals indicated that they were willing to take a consider- nhlo step toward protection. Mr. MacNutt expressed doubt as to whether the new luxury tax could he carried out la the form submitted in thn budget. Ccrlaln of the articles specified could not he classed as, lux- uries. He said that the only item in iho budget which would have the effect of decreasing the cost of living was tho withdrawal of the 1% per cent, surtax. Jlo, regretted that only one amendment was allowed hy tho rules of the house, because he was not sal- with that submitted by tho op- position. As matters stood, his only way o! protesting against the budget was to vote (or tho amendment. 'He stood four-square on tho platform of th? Canadian council of'agriculture, which was not a farmer or class plat- form. Lcthbridge on next. Juno 2, will cntertali the; largest party of Canadian nianutactur- crs which ever visited the city. Nearly 200 members of tho Cana- dian Manufacturers' 'Association leave Toronto tonight by special train, en route to Vancouver when) 'the annual be held. Tiio party will-he joined'en route by other members ami when the special train arrives' here next Wednesday afternoon at o'clock, coming from .Medicine It is expected there" will1-be: 230 mem- hers of the association on hoard. At Jxuhbridge the party will be taken on a short tour of tho city and district, and will he given an, opportunity especially to study the irrigation projects of Southern Alberta. A luncheon their honor will also bo given, and the party will leave about midnight for Calgary and. Edmonton where tlioy will attend the annual ses- sions of the Alberta Industrial Congress, considering problems dealing with tho better develop ot tho wests na'ural re- sources. Leave Toronto Tonight TORONTO, May Can- adian two huii- dred manufacturers, "represent.a- tive captains of from all parts of Ontario, Quebec and tho maritime provinces, will leave> tonight on a special train 15 coaches -for Vancouver to' take part in the annual convention of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association to be held in Van-' couver and Victoria on June 7, S. 5, and 10. The delegates from 'Montreal and farther head- ed by the president, T. B. How- ard, of Montreal, are arriving here" today to join tho general party. Other officers accompanying the train are the vice-president, 1 J. A. .JIacKinnon; tho general manager, James Walsh, and the general secretary, John Stirrett, of Toronto. Two.special. ..trains will arrive at Sudbury tomorrow', night, find at Winnipeg on Mon- day afternoon, and there be join- ed by another large' dcl9gation''6f manufacturers bound coast. Misunderstanding Over Resolutions el District Methodists -j ,-_ No Reference to Winnipeg Strike in Amended Resolution-i- Sunday.-Farm Work Resolution Referred to .-'Future, Not'to Fast. LONDON, ;Hay 29. Furious flshtlnj is on'thc left bank of the Dneiper the attempting to dislodge the .poles from ttwlr for- tified according'to an ohlcial statement sent, out by the soviet g'oveninient at Moscow Friday. ..j j-The Poles are goffering stubborn resistance, trie statement adds. .In the. Tarashtren region (60 miles south of- Kiev) our troupe, overcoming ihe' enemy's reslst- ance, captured -Tirathtrcn witli a number of villages about. 27 rnlles distant from Tarashtren, ment concludes. Kadek, Hie Russian Bolshevik, warns Hustia against under-estiniatiiig the danger threatening from Poland, in a lengthy arlicle ty. Hie Isvcstia, ot Kovno, Tho article las been recalr- ea..b'y tho Ccn'tfal News from its Cop- enhagen correspondent. .M._-Hadek.Eay8 .it is absolutely ne- cessary to cpmpjetely crush Poland, Russia Is' entirely Dependent up.piivu 'Bolshevik Poland .as d '.-...British Trade Russ PARIS, of trade1 Great BrilAln and Soviet Russia, is faro red by Ui'e niemhers of the; British ministry, pro- fWEd guarqntieeB of are Bivcn, says agiJondnn nlspalch-to the Petit: yesterday's contereiiiisibetween Priipier' oi u era ot hi B Turk Commander Declares That for Each Turk Soldier Killed He' Will Kill '10 Greeks-French Column R lieves Ainiab---British Menaced.at Port of Ismid. Of -Japan, is reported io be suf- fcrlus li physical and mental collapse. Sympathetic Strike Doesn't LONDON, May French column fought its way into'Ain- tab, Syria, and after heavy fight, ing, succeeded in relieving the town, it was officially announced today. The Turks casualties. British Menaced COXSTAXTI.XOPI-K. May, i Associated Xnlionallsla subdued virtually all terrl- jtory surrounding- Ismid, on the east- Thcy town, A resolution was; passed at tiio re- cent district tlie Jlcth'odist churches ot Southern wfifcli askeJ ttio Social .Council ot tho church to ascertain What consti- tutes free speech. When this'report was'received by the Herald it was understood that. It referred, to the Winnipeg but, this ntfair was not mentioned in the wording of the resolution. In the'original resolution reference was nmrlc lo it lint the delq- gales at the meeting would not con- sider the- rescjutlon containing any reference to tho Winnipeg strike. Tbe delegates did not. want {the inference to go abroad tba't the, Methodist church in Southern AlberU'is.against the gov- ernment and Is liking sides wiih the Winnipeg strikers., In connection the resolution !s Sunday work'.by the farmers the Herald 1e Informed ,by one of tlioso who nttenciod the district fleeting, that [lie resolution Va's not passed with any inlcntion of criticizing the farm- Sisters Contest Will of Missing Theatre Owner TORONTO, May ters of Ambrose J. Small, the theatre owner who disappeared from this city on Decemder 2 last, after having deposited a million dollars'In his bink which he received that day In connection with the tale of hit theatrical interests to Thea- v tres, Limited, for and has not been seen or' heard "of since, filed a claim aQalnit will yesterday. In the recent pro- ceedings the appointment of a trustee to administer Amnfose Smalf, by affidavit, stated that her huibind't will left the entire eitate lo her, Mr. Small's sisters intend to con. test trie will. HUNGARIAN MINISTER LEAVES TO SIGN TREATY BUnAPKST, May Paul Telky, minister of .for- eign affairs, will leave Buda- pest tomorrow (or Paris to efgn the peace treaty. ors tor their action in working on Sunday during this late .but niorely as a warning in order that Sunday work on tbe farnv not become im established custoifi and be continued throughout tbo summer. Rev. C. Crage of Wesley chtircli will niake references to these two re- solutions in hU morning sermon Sun- day. The. Herald understands that a great deal of Indignation has been caused In some quarters by the resolutions, and those who attended the district mcfij- Ing feel that their action has been misunderstood, as the spirit of. the? meeting was wholly different from the report which has got abroad. More Wars Forecasted BUDAPEST, May prophesies relative to world peace, political changes Impending in Europe and .the fate of promin- ent figures in the great war are made by Hungary's national sooth- sayer, Madame Sybitline'Bellaueh. "Thrones will be re-established all over Europe, including France, i Germany, Austria, Poland and Hungary, within a she says. "The Hohenzollerns return to Germany, but the former em- peror will 90 Insane and the crown prince will be murdered. There will be sanguinary all In France, preliminary to the constitution of a kingdom. Bol. shevlsm will end in 1921 In Riu- sii. Mexico will be the starting point c-f the next war.. High p'rl- ces will abate and European, ex. change will be quoted at par in two years. There, will be the greatest exodus of Jews from Russia and Central Europe in history, but they will not go to Palestine. They will emigrate to Argentina and Mexico." NEW YORK FUNDS NEW YORK, May cx> cbangp Irregular. Demand M; cables (3.88. Canadian dollars Francs, demand U3.02; cables 13.00. demand 17.00. It is. iects which MrJ "George pur- ges'es to. Gregory Kras of .trade and commerce; -who.ia iiow in''London: Bolshiei Get Reinforcements WAKSAW', May Bol- shevik, reinforcements 'are being 'brought' up everywhere In siv.e against'the Poles, whicli is In- creasing In-violence along the north- .era Rectors ot tbe front, says an offic- ial issued .at headquarter, Fierce-combats aru'rsK-l ing from tbe Dvina river, on 'the the Pripet river on, 'the! south, a distance of and the annies are. launching attack I 'after, attack. Prisoners captured by the Poles .n-est of-tba iieresina river, the state- ment' says, include 400 Cossacks cut off -tram the rest of tno Bolshevik army in the drive toward Minsk. Help Workers MONTREAL, May Alder- man of .Winnipeg, and Lindsay Crawford, of Toronto, -spoke here last night before a small audience .on industrial un- rest and the Irish Mr. Heaps "The sympathetic strike; is not of any advantage to ihe workers If conducted any .length of time, as fn Winnipeg." Mr, Crawford did not believe that the 'struggle in Ireland was on the economic field, but rather, that It lay'in the political fidu. i em end of the Sea ot Jlarmora. j lire at the very edso of- ihc i which is being held by the British. The Turkish cruiser Snltiiu Yawnz Selini. formerly the Uerwan cruit-ei1' Coebcn, has left Ismid for Constantin- ople. Suleiman Shcllk J'aslia. lately ccmroanilcr-in-cliief of anti-Nationalist forces, is reported to liave deserted and gone to 'Angora (headquarters of the Nationalist with a large sum of inoney. Colonel Jafar Tayar, Turkish com- mandant at Adrlanonle, has issued im order from Adriiinople sayliig Ihc garians arc supplying the Turte wiMi Imilly needed ofik-ers in Thrace und that for.each Turk Wiled he will slay 10 Greeks. Greek Troops Fired'On CONSTANTINOPLE, May SSi.-rfHy Associated vancing upoii' Dedeagatch reiiurt-' ed to have been fired uiiuii-ipday by Bulgarian artillery il6ar Akchillao. The C7rceks havo entered Turkish Thrace and iL is not expected hero llioy will do so'.until decision has been reached as''to whe.Uier Ihe Turks will .sign peace "treaty. Situation j.'Tak'es. Turn for Losses The Krencli noalcd the ftench flag' over all the railroad stations in Hulijarlan and Turkish Thrace and have announced that they will continue to operate tho railways." Bolsheviks Busy CONSTANTINOPLE, May (Uy Associated, Many Golsherik agltalon; are Treblion, an Important part ol Ihc 'southern coast of the lilai'k Sea. hut the situation thercils quid, ceived Jiere. lo tho messages re- President Wilson's recommendation thivt the United Slates accept Ilia Ar- menian mandate, caused much surprise1. upon jiublh-atjon here lublk-ation here amon; speciaily relief worker! cans, ci ccnlly left Armenia. ig Aineri- s who re- British and Cniicd Slates ofliclals, as well as men and women engaged opera- tions, seem to believe Armenia may be swallowed up in the Eolyhevlk movement, which has virtually en- gulfed the Caucasus region. They'say it is only a question of. weeks until Armenia and Geprglu will be avowedly Bolshevik. It is asserted that treaties and armistices betweer the little nations of the Caucasus dis- trict arc regarded by foreigners fa- situation as being' en; girieercd from Moscow to' gain' -more time and pavu the way for easier ac- cess lo Persia, It Is the apparent de- termination of the Bolaheviki to .In- vade Persia and extend their activities Into Afghanistan, and this feature of the situation is causing much com-' in onicial circles here. NEWSPAPER' OSES 'BROWN1'WRAPPING PAPER OR.HE Names Minister of Agriculture As One Defendant For 000 Damages HALIFAX, N. S., May For- est .fires which are raging In-var- ious 'parts of 'Nova Scoiia assumed a serious aspect in s'ome d.Estfvcts today. .The situation ity of. Maltland, Hants county, Is alarming. Residents of that place say, that on.Iy a sudden. charge of iris saved Maitland 'from whole, or partial.1 dcitrjctron yes- .terday. The timber lands near Latter Brook, seven miles '-from Maiiland, are now ablaze antf the flames making rapid headway through the woods toward Selma, not far away. FIVE HOMES DESTROYED FREDERICTON, N. B., Hay 29. Word has just been received at the lands and mines department from Allenvilie settlement, in Nor- thumberland. county, that a sei'- IOUE fire there this morning de- stroyed five houses and their cor.- tents, asrwell as 5OO acres of pri- vate forest lands. The fits was caused by. the brush fire of a set- tler, spreading' before a high. wind. FRKDEHTCTON, N.B., May The forest lire Hltuation In New llrr.r.s-.vicV look on a more eerlous aspect this BUFFALO, The .Lackawiiriria'.Journal- ap; afternoon: "printed- en-. iiaper with this the front V. IV'-; '-ft- "This Pauer Cost Cents a Cents More Thnii Ihe Meat Tbcy'Used to Wrap In It." j Maple Leaf Co.'s Profits Only I Down Despite Con-- i trol by Govsinrnent TORONTO.. May j ing the acknowledged illfflculty of carrying on busineps under govern- jmcnt control, the fiuanctiil statement I of t'jo Mnple Leaf Milling Compsay, I nt liiv! rini-isial'mfeting Iiere yesterday, good cm1, to Sir j IUH Ciiiuei'on. nreKidcnt of I Iho company, in closing tlic meeting. _________ i "We slirnilH get back to supply and I 'ne said. "It is better v tor Greater Uevelopmeitt of country." n; 'it' n i Profits for Ihe year showed a reduc- Big of :llKmt Ht -A gates Attend Meeting i rcducltor. wan made in invent-" lory, which stKiu'.n s? {compared with wbiiu' in- (Sntcin! 10 iiprnwi vcstn.ents have risen to as piornlue wllirtlifc receipt of a report one registered at Ih at Ihc department of lands ansl ATIIALMKIIB. D.C., May t'ortj- i .with Unnkera' c liiir'i'.-'incetiiiB advances havo o beeu reduced from J K.-lfcy svc-rrinj; ot Ihd Kaat Kootpnny ''T7.-1S7 lo TUo company that sorions fires are raging at liazcn j of Iratlo lo form ah hnvs adopted u more cautions attitude and (Irinnnor .seltlempnts. on tbo In board. 11-oiiilncnl visitors IncfudeJ K. In. regard .to dividends, HID dislribu- "on on common being only iiiBt SQO.OOO in Hie urerlous ThiR hns permitted the increase ana urinHnor.Kciuonicnig.Dii in-: board. 11-oiiilncnl visitors Included K. ill ..KestigouchnI j. Spiumuns, C.l'.ll.. C'dlgary; Col. llun- county, and, that tbe at (llennie. Kcriiml I'ollcm, C.i'.It., Cranbrook; Sunbnry on tho Kins, minister of'publlt1' worts, OTTAWA. May Canadian' was received by Dr. FUR SALES AT ST. LOUIS tional railway, said that lircs which KT. LOUIS, IIay auction of'tho intiirnatliinai die allcrnoon concluded lierD'yestcnVa'y Crannrooii. was ley, 'Alia., hopes to secure Tbe two .Other defendants are X. Chris- lie, of C'algary, an inspector under the Animal Health Act, and ,TJ C. liar- chief inspector under the act for-the province of Alberta. Smith al- jAfjesXhat his cattle- were wrunily quarantined fnr mange and that, through such quarantine he suffered lo tho extent nqmcd. i ONTARIO GOVERNMENT PUTS UP PRICE OK ITS HOOZE FOR TAXES TORONTO. Mny -l-.I'rlcea of II- riuprR'havc n-Jvanced as a result of tho new Dominion lax. Tho liquor ven- dors for the Onlarlo government ijued a statement yesterday.of revised showing a general advance of abou't-.50 cents per imperial gallon. The Increase Is due mainly to the tax ihe distilleries as manu- facturers. had Uo'en' ragiiig An ttie Upsalqulcb. near tiio Qncbec border, had been cx-i biisiness tlngulshcd and that large crews oi i K, men being rushed tri the now' fires in a desperate effort to suvc tlie two setllemeilts named. The Ouebec Situation have ,ilc- siroyfld.S.j-Sfiiiare miles of forest near siireun, i KI jmiitf- tri the now rliairnian; 11. tl. ilatrilitoii, luvcrmerej willi sales for the 17-day period sciTetary. us temporary lill proilniating St. Mnrceillen, lllmouslil cminiy. A tlic election uroper today. j This was thu second largest volume' A formal resolution lo proceed with i i-vr attained in any raw fur market line organization ot associaled boards i and brought the tolul fur sales for tlie wero iMs.sctl, named year to more than MANY PRISONERS IN SIBERIA LUMBER WAR 1H B, C. VANCOUVBH. H.C., May ISritieh Columbia lumber mills will bf> forced to clo.ie withJn n few wceJts owing to the higb prices demanded, for fir leading lumbermen declare. Kir.-Joggers refused to jn.ike .'i three- dollar cut as requc9tc-d by mill men. I (foiistitiition and Con-! slabic. fjrsaton; Capt. Blytli, Golden; XV. II. Wilson. Cunlmm'K.; A. Hen- J STOCKHOLM, May 29.-Two bun- Jnoll. Invernivrc; Henderson, prisoners of war still 'milc- I remain In Siberia, It la estimated by Ihc Swedish lied accordinK to Dr. y'rldljaf Xanscn, In an Interview published hcrr. In adviltion. there are CL-ADU MAYOR-OF EASTVIEW ami' A. HncWiain, Golden! A. L'ulhbcrt. In- voniicrc; K. Ucatlle. t'raniirook; F. A. Parker, Kernlo; C. II, Hayes, Creston. splendfd banr.iict waa tendered Iho visitors folIowliiK adjournincnl. 0. A. Hennclt was loastmaster. and Hie following were tho toasts: The King, probably Russian prisoners in and In France, he THIS'LL FIX 'EM WINNIPEG, May 29. After Tuesday, June 1, automobiles of air persons convicted of speeding more than 25 miles ah hour, will Impounded for a period of one week< Sir Hugh John Macdonald, police tralc, anhounced to. j of Soutlieast Koolcnay. OTTAWA, Jlay Gladu prtss, Ixjcal. Uoard of was yesterday elected mayor of East view by-a majority of 50 vote3, KEEP GERMAN MONEY HOME Trade. Speakers to these induiled Dr. King, Victoria; .1. P. Kink; Crnnbrouk; 11. K. Jlciittic, Cranbrook; J. v. Snauld- Ing, 'fcrnle; .1. Pitts, Inreniierc; U. German! J. Siiruiill, (Jranbroolr, C. r. Hayes. FERNIE MINE INSPECTOR KILLED May minister 6f finance has a censorship of telegrams in order ,to j The jiross rciiresentcd llic Nelson prevent illegal cxporlatlon ot capital r .Vews. Calgary llrralif, Lethhrlrigi- and gold, according to a wireless mes-i Herald. Cranbrouk Herald, Cranbrook sage received from Berlin. I Courier. Creston licvlcni FEHXIK, 'U. C., May William Inspector oC mines for the Kootenay dls-. trict, was Instantly killed Ibis aftprnoon wlion his afitomobile plunged over a small bridge near bere. ,v '-x-i- ;