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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION SIXTEEN PAGES VOLUME XUL LETHBRIDGE, AEBERTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1920 NUMBER Declares Meighen Changed Tone About the Farmers At Heelings in the West BUSy IMF ID Says He Wasn't Using Same Line of Talk as WhW; He was in the Leader Main- tains Real issues Not Bejcjj Discussed in the East 1 Elgin Campaign Charges Government With De- t liberalely Confusing the Issues.. ST. THOMAS; Ofit.-Nov. Tho government in Its campaign in deliberately evad- ing .the great Issues, which. iche welfare of the peo pie cf complained Mr C c u s r-i.ro tonight supported by 1 seeding to carry the solelv _ m of 'big Interests. speaker dcclartu itnt tio at poln.v ao laid down by tho E i was uot a tliuiicu groMh, but the result ot even in the where the eiperi- mc-dt had 'I have been twa divs hi -the con- stituency of East said, Mr. "and7from reading (the. news-' papers 'and the' taer" In 1 am compelled to wonder what are M.O. icjnAi hnfore the people ot Can ada hat about the country B enor j mous about tuo tjovecn policy' about 'military We know that the Crerar Denies Any Intention lo Quit Politics the establish meut'of oS Can- ada, that It 008- m mounted police, the army and tuo veara o' eluJv of national [navy bhouM not these be vital mat It co ill in no lie justly charged terj and matters IP ttio Andy and dls with, being class lesIsmUni. Ona'cussion of which tho people should be cipunonee ot tint national pe !encouraged' Her as c titled out by the United Far t about roeis of {Ontario government had brought nothing uut ificudlj approval relation si i has atta LABOR ASKS FOR A MODERATE TARIFF AND SCIENTJFIC TARIFF BOARD Nqi cniT'zoa labor s views ri-garuliig I'le linff tuen today be '-re llic Tnrift Commission both by representatives of the fntei-fl-ilional unions and by On nhn union" Bpth groups a moderate taVlff and "I'gO'i that a scientific tariff ij be uameil for the pur OS-adjusting the 'Canadian AVe are i new status and I believe she lias But do we hear the government aSK ling "or tho expressed opinion of the J people on these matters' What ibout ff Canada a ambassador -.to the United .j States for which a sum of was A set as'do1' the railway [polloj of tho government1 "Vihat about {freight cost of living? What about the high All these .rital lssues.be- _ fore the peiple of Canada Is the i ernmeii' policj in each of these Issues Ih-if it is afraid to discuss them viwith the iieoplo It professes to Beno' eir 13 the opinion ot Charles.F. LHW. the Pacific coast, who is now In ILL citj During Iho last sears >'r Inn has well drilling operations Vor'tho-liitG-Lord fthondda and himself-in the Peace Klvor dis- trict- und haa-made'd compfehcnsivo geological sfiirvey- in -the north coun- try. Sir. Law believes that the existence W one of the world's great oil fields lias been cilnbllshe 1 nnd lie intimates' that' the value of tho de posits, apart from tho quantity Is ac centiiated by the superior ciuillty of tho ofl produced which is worth threo times that of California's jiroducttoii. ing tlit Issue b> trjing to make it sole ly oua-pf Kegardin.? ciltlclsiaB massed by Prcmtef Meighen on the 'armers In Quebec when lie classed them and bther'..uii- desirable. Mr. "Crerar 'declared Lhat it notiecabio that Mr Meighen greatly Atoned down hie ei pressed opinions ot the farmers when td.drcssing meetings In the- west Mr Crerar in dealing "tfilh the qnea lion of tariff, said that in 1378 when the tariff proposal -was ftrst made and adopted' it 'was tnoughtvthat it wai necessary i.tb; buM'. Infant ,_tii- duBtries ol! thb -These Infant have been protected for forty nnd aia apparentl> still thought ot their, friends as infants. trailing this con. tehlion, thej clajiji that a continuance of protect'oi is necessary to encour nge the'-home market. H Is a wise policy to encourage trade; that, has by sending trade representatives to van ous countries! trade means the'.eichange.ot goods and -If wo build IHeJarift-high.to protect our own industrles.'frbm goods-'coming in e ire In danger of soon being in the position ot being able to send no goods out So far as tho farmer is PLENTY OF DEER IN THE MOUNTAINS "THOSE WERE THE DAYS (Special Herald.) PINCHER CREEK, No 17 are plentiful in the rmpuntains this year, according- to reports reaching here One mail' 'states'that in the hills .southwest ot. town lie saw nine-, -teen In one herd. Hunting.will be-good'.this it is ex peeled Demands Choic? of a Constit- uent Assembly b> Propor-' tional Representation SENDING COMMISSION TO VISIT IRELAND ;executiro committee of the parllameniar> labor part) has issued manifesto signed Arthur Henderson, Wm C Adam son and John calllDg upon the labor party out the coun tr'f to take m'ore'tctlve steps withdrawal, of all the armed forces from- Ireland and the election by. representation of constituent assembly charged ullh the lasltof consti tution Ihe'JnGh iSfcplff desire In order rsettle their, provided proper' proWctibn is accorded to mil onties-Jand Ireland is presented fron becoming a mllitaiv or mtnacc to Creat Britain w The manifesto explains that this action is taken becau c of the hope of "expecting anything from a parliament dominated by .i mechan ical government major'tj It an nounces tbat the nart> has decided to conduct a- great national campaig' to-enlightenJ'th9rBritish public on what-is happenihgr'nvlreland-and also to appoint a- commission to visit ire land and investigate the government s policy and mntbofls The commission will have leg'aL and military advisers and will.-start for Ireland tlio begin 'itflQf, G053IP3-7HS flWT HC fftj BUT BUGGY -VjV Attempt at Demonstration in Fired. NEW PREMIER TAKES THE OATH OF OFFICE, Rushncll in Central Press Assn concerned, always., has .a surplus renuer TOHQNTO, Nqy.' At ft meettrig nt, .representatives of O.W.V.A. ami Orand Arms' .of United Veterans, it was r agreed tlia.t; a' number of ques- tions should be asked of i'remicr appearance here at a n lilfi' a meeting lii 'jfas's'ey" 'Hall on Friday night.- question are to -.be iput in writing.: The' premier will be ask- ed to set a, date on. which ho will del- dress meeting' of veterans here. There will bo no disturbance by tho Svetorani at tlie, Friday nfght meeting as- was recently suggested might bo the case. FINED TWICE ON SAME DAY FOR BEING DRUNK ff (Special to PINCHER CRBBK, n. Ross, who was fined yas- terdayi.' morning for. .'being ilnink, was "brought before tho A. P. court ngafn in tha at- ternoon of thn fiamB 'day and fined another nnd coats (or being dfunk. t- John Fritncwell appeared tho same tlnio on a charge cf liav- ff ing liquor in hls.pCjHRprssiOn in 4 other Ihari a private hmise, and ho contribiitctl and costs lo 4e, tho government coffers, f.- over from and to sell this surplus, he has .got-tOi-com- pete with others in'-the iworld .mar- kets. In his stuff nt a figifro which, will compete with the big markets he must produce as cheap- ly as he can and in do this it is necessary that the Implement necessary f or: the. work.-.pf! production should come to :blm as' cheaply as possible, therefore they should be free of duty. All implement! and machinery used in farming, mining or-the working of any of the natural'resources the country should be to .enter tho country .duty. "This is es- pecially regard to agri- ciiUural implements :as.'agriculture1 Is the basic Industry ofVthe, country." Tho speaker .theni-Tvent. length into figures showing the great prosperity which lias atfehded the tex- tile trade iirirfor how amalgamation.of four large'.flrms had been followed hyMbo IBSUO ot 000 cominPri slptk'Of which was watered The value of this stock today tinder'protection is while prior to the war. it-was only worth Similar conditions .could ho shown, hc.uaid, in either protected Industries almost without' end. Briefly referring la the railway tiuflslion, Mr. Crerar declared that.in lakiiig over tho railways Sis It had done, the government -under.the clnlm of agreeing with.Iho principle of pub- lic ownership ha.'tl only sought to make n virtue o( n necessity. Dealing with campaign funds ami referring especial- ly to the great amount, ot advertising being dona on behalf of the govern- ment candidate, Mr, Crer'ar declared that tho principle 6t the people paying t'ao. costs of electing (Heir own cnn- iliitea was the right and lust one. He claimed that all ctpsnses of a can- both atWr election, should public, it was claimed .that when :the federal general elections come on, bttiiwa has all the money it can nao ready for the campaign, such huge Naturally, campaign" favors in return. ,lho source of funds expects In closing Mr. Crerar' referred lo the high Ideals which led Canadians of all classes In tho dark days of Iho war, and claimed.that It.would'be a sorry day "for Canada If these ideals for which tho of'ouf' manhood Sacrificed thCir lives.'afn'fnrrmllnn QUARTER MILLf ON TO FALL INTO THE ALT A. TREASURY Irish Secretary Exposes Con- terfls of Docurnent Secured in a Raid in Ireland LONDON, Nov. iS.-Sir Hamar Greenwood, chief- secretary for .Ire- land, stated in .the.house of commons today that during a recent raid in-Ire land, troops captured a sent by the commander-ln-chicf of the Irish Republican army to his chief of start, containing, a series of reckless-and horrifying statements regarding--the spreading of typhoid among the. troops and- glanders among the cavalry horses. Sir Hamar read the document.: Deal- ing with tho possibility of spreading typhoid among infected milk, the document described thb -'dif- ficulties.and risks-run b> the opeia tors' and concluded with the statement that the chief ot stall .would, In case, need expert opinion In o'rder to carry out (he suggestions in the dbcu ment. Ciuhan Also Stiot in Cork League President Claims to Have Threatened1 O Donog h'oife of the constabulary, was shot In here killed. HI.V assailant escaped. enilnn was shot dead and an either graven wounded Both were fpund-at'midnight lying in the stre'et in .the. centre of the cityi Says He Was Threatened LONDON. Nov. O'Brien, president ot tha Gaelic League in this city authorized a statement lastjiiglit tbat fie had been threatened with death unless he cleared out of tho the city within '4 t He declared the warning hiu been signed Black and Tan" and had been'dropped in a letter b'ox at his bflice, Three Men Dead LONDON Noi men were-lying dead mortuary, while two others badly wpumled were in hospitals as a re- sult of several attacks last night on individual Houses by armed men fol- lowing the Killing cf Sergt ODonag line, -of the constabulary, according dispatch to the Central News "this afternoon.' The people wero'.afraid to venture outdoors, tho dispatch added. ;ThO-'.nTsf affair occurred near, miil- 'nlght; the dispatch, two former soldiers were dragged from Regarding the spreading of glanders! tneir beds oie ot them killed and the In horses, the general methods lo be Bunded Later a clvilm-i was adopted were related' and the conclus ion formed best method by doctoring; their oats. This method was described In'delallj II that any doctor 'woiild explain how to Called Somo flm grow the microbes. doctor con "Give_my; regards to hope your success will continue. Goil bless you all." Essex County Preacher To We Charged With Killing Hotclke.eper TORONTO, Nov. O.' L. Spracklln, the preacher license inspec- tor "who shot 'and killeiT llsvcrloy Trnmble recently during a raid oii'llie larttr's hotel nt placed on trial, on a charge of "killing and slaying" Trumblo, despite tho fact tliat a coroner's jury decided that ho did It in BClf-defensc In the perform- ance of his duty license Inspector. This decision Was given'Out by Attprr ney-genejal Honey this morning after a conference with Crown Attorney Kodd of Windsor, After a preliminary-hear- ing, Spr.uklln ,wlll probably ,'liiif nl- lowecl out on ball, until the Sandwich Wi: mmnMia his door, shot and killed, me 'after midnight.bnotherclvl- Han was shot dead and a former sol- dier .wounded GOVERNMENT CONTROL'S BIO MAJORITY IN B. C. VANCOUVER ernment control has majority of over prohibition In the whole of British Columbia, with th'e.exception of ac- cording to .final returnb'from the plebiscite of October made public by the official government returfllng officer today, The totals are: '-'of-'fiituro generations. j, (Special to The Herald.) Noy, The provincial tieasuiy is due .f or a Avindf all from the ___ at Ottawa m the coui-se of the'next fiv.e It be the payment by the Dominion Govern- ment of the. refunded interest charges 'that "the1 paid -'on accomt of the- Grand Trunk and will amount to agreed upon by the fed; eial authoiities spine rnohths ago, but delay, Has, aiisen in the framing of an agreenfent accepts '_ Venizelos to France >4ov. will go to France thts-week ae- cording to an Athens dispatch' to Reuters Limited.; Shout for Constantine SALONIKI, Nnv. iions were held yesterday by tlie popular party during which the troupe, shouted for the return ot former King Constautlne to The iroopt i paraded tha streets carrying a portrait of the former king. During the ex- citement the Liberal Club was sacked. Ex-King's Views LONDON, .Nov. Con slantine, interviewed by the corre.S' pundent ot Ihe London Times at Luc- erne, declared ho would not return to the (Ireek throiio except by mandate of foe Greek people In a plebiscite: Ho. desired In this lie said, to prove to'the allies Vcnlzelos hdtl nils the feelings of Grccu. He hinted that if one vas not wclcOmtj to Ihe entente hs .woultl a's.above7all he Vanl- ed a united and prosperous people Constantino asserted that he had bcfen although mis had mpde him .0 the contrary. Oath of Office ATHENS, IS Uhallls, the new premier of Greece, with three members of his cabinet, tonk' the oath of Pltice before'Admiral Coundouriutls, tho regent, yesterday afternoon Those who! In companjj with "the premier, wore Ml Gounarls minister of war; M Baldans, inlniBtci1 of Interim and M. Callog'eropoulos, minister of finance M Rhallis -ulll hold ,thc portfolio oft minister cC foreign af fairs. A 'place in the jeslerday but the number bfi to governments, and pajTrlent has theiefbie bee'ri- deferred. The matter has now been auanged' satisfactorily, however, ajad expected that payment will be made. before the end of the MUCH LAND IN NORTH IS BEING DRAINED (Special lo .Tho Herald! -EDMONTON, -Kov. Work has 'now been discontinued for tho season on thesis Daysland drainage in.-wtiich .some acrtis of wei land immediately north of Daylsantl Low us oro Ijoing reclaimed. AbouT feet of main djtch was dug dnr-Ing thejiast summer: by the Nortliern Conslnictlon' company which has-tlio contract- for Hie work. There will bo two more years' before the job Is aa It Is tlio'largcst yet undorlakfjn in Daysland. sclicino' fs one of five oil u, lisl" of Oralnagc works au: proved by the provincial department of public works, and1 -inore or less under way. The. .only _ otic so far completed, is fit Viking, where a tract of l.OSti acres 'has been Schcmfs Under Way .-A scheme at llolden is nearly com-, pleted, this, too. being in the hands of the Northern Construction, company. It will make acres of good farming land. At Dlcksoni west at n -project is well under way. niid tenders 'are about to lie cnlled for a small tract at .of Killam. All these projects arc being carriei' out under the supervision and ap-prpvnl of the Alberta government, bsii without charge upon tho provincial treasury. The cnst of the work in oadi case Is liclng assessed npori the land 'owners benefltling- by the reclamation; and In accordance with the terms ot the Dralungc -Act. Trhe -larger.' schemes are averaging from Front -1'ngei FARMERS TO ENTER LEGISLATURE AS AN INDEPENDENT (Canadian White there will liu no faction of-the farmers' party in. the legislature with 'the Morris government .group, the largest group In the. house, the farmers will not enter lho..houBfl..as. a formal .'opposition and they .will support tht government In "all good legislation." This Is' the outcome' of. a meet'lng of the members of the held here today ond.lt government sun: porters that It' ensures a working majority for the Nprrls administration In vital matters. .'''.'_. The farmers' parly rejected pfrtima-als for formal amalgamation with cither, .Conservatives, Liberal. or Labor sections. .The Conservatives took simitar action. Inst.nlghU Win.' rtoton, iiieinber fnr (lion-wood, was chorfcii leader of1 the farmers' parly today, A. !i. liolvln, M. L. A., for lbCrTllle.wa'9 secretary of the group. The convention In btlng held behind clo'sei! doors. "Tne.-farmor group' will enter Iho Icglslat'uro'as nil ttusoliitely Iniiepcm dent unit; and'. Wll'l oppose tho Norr s ailmfnlflratlMi; neither will it of Hie Mr. Uoivin is finoted as saying. Is. not (iur Intention to enter thy house as an opposition body." lie added. "While we win not he out as supporters of the government, wo will support all good legislation." The farmers' group will support the government's choice for. speaker, when the legislature convenes. It is said. A platform In bring prepared this afternoon ami will have no criticism nt the administration. WET IN NAME, WENT DRY Kov. (Canadian .Associated Ldlcst returns from llic Scottish prohibition' polls show tfial In Clydebank, leading shipbuilding center, three out, of flvd voted wel, but Hadno'r .a1 Ward, voted for n dry regime. In Alytli, DClOcAltle, llysarl lladdlngton, liotliesay, North Hutc and Selkirk Iho voters decided thVl they did not A ePspns (aklng part m' It was rtbt v large: There motor'cars and cat Hages carrying large; flags and por traits of, former King Constantme were prominently. the' demoilslratioii- sliois were often fired, but no attempt was' maintain order. As night settled over Hie city, the streets were resounding with a pandc niohlnm and shouts- and pis- tol and rifle-shots. Gangs cl noldiera walked through the .''city'tootliii; horns and blowing whistles. The of- fices of the various ministries ,were. illuminated, wild tinued. until late in [he V Shortly after sunset sentinels. wli'o liadi.been stationed at the. fonner 1'remier Venfzeloa were re- moved and the building was left dark and deserted. M. VenlzGlqa left the city sscretlv yesterday afternoon on his way. In Nice.' Greek yacht Xarclssus wiig j waiting for'him and was escorted, "by three HritlsU.war vessels. .1'rlsoners being detained in -Jails anu aii-'1iaTO released icnl, bill i AccepUinco .of the promiersliiii b. George' Ilhallis was conditioned upon work In written resignation of former ipoii the Premier Vonizelos assurance that rG.' order -would' ho maintained suppressed, Iho now premier, said today. "The regent lias been; as-' aiued by the 'coinmander of the troops In he continued, "that order will be kept and that there willlic'iiV attempt at a coup d'etat.'1 Harding; Calls For llic governmWt, except In niciisnres ber of other districts will vote.'early irhtefi-tlic! intv'- ...Jinttv'.-liallevc iu the- bte'i. ill iJocnmh Square Dealing NEW. QliLEANS, Nov. 1S- I'lain living and sp.nare dealing were Invoked by President-elect Harding In i speech here -today, as the-strongest reliances of the -.United Stales during the coming' period of after-war read- justment, clear common sense, honesty and co opera-- were, among the (iualltlos..hc named as prime necessities demands ot the new world ha declared material Inlert'sts and tia- llonal ihapp'lness bothrwoiild- benefll if the Upiteci States becomes a "8lnirlo ll.vutg people Thti address was part ot .1 five-hour visit to New Orleans by elect, Who..camo from his vacation In Texas to tako ship for-n voyage 10 the I'flfiwr.a 'k C, RHODES SCHOLAR YANCOUVBll, Nov. luin of'ihls a graduate University. 6f JJritfsh. font been chbson Rhoites scholar (W.-ltis iMPvlnce for 1921. ;