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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xia LETHBRIDGK, ALKKTA, 'WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1920 NUMBER 240 Alberla Premier's Experience Vv'iiii Kaiiroiia Aiiers His Attitude ECHOES OF THE BELFAST RIOTS The. picture at the reader's left shows a soldier behind a wall locating a sniper la.tUe.Inter's Hill district. At the right Is all that remains vl one ot the many, public houses wrecked during the ructions. In the lower nlcturw la riownja of the crowd La fiont ol a. Belfast newspaper office- reading the bulletins. 'ADDRESSES PUBLIC MEETING AT CARDSTON 1 to the Herald) CARDSTON, Sept. Premier Glewart is not euch a strong public ownership advocate today as he has been in "the past." He is "acre In favor, of giving private enterprise, properly! surrounded TTlth guards to protect the public, a chance to develop the coun- try. least, was gathered as the outstanding feature of his address to 300 .Cardsloh people'who gathered lust evening'In tSa public school to Ills statement came while dealing briefly with.the railway sit- uation, the'Premier stating that the C. P. It. Is now operating trains north of Edmonton, and that the C. P. H. Is providing much the best service be; twepn Edmonton and the east. Premier Stewart arrived In Cards, ton yesterday with nig party, consist- ing of Hon. A. J. C. R. Milchell, George Skelding; XI. of Macleod. Stewart and" Mrs.! .Skewing. '.Only notice qt the evening niceting: was given, and: the' turned ou tto. 1 enr.th e pre in yery gratifying. Only Pre'inier Stewart of the party at- tended the meeting, which was also addressed by .Martin Woolf, member for Cardsion. VAt four 'o'clock tho': party, -accom- panied by Martin Woolf, JI.L.A., and 3. W: Woolf, ex-.M.L.A., was conducted llornion temple -by Stirling Williams. in his address at toe evening meet- Premier, Stewart spoke principal- ly on the'.natural resources of the province' and rlha-need of encouraging .their development.. First among the Industries' Of liie 'province cornea farm. 'Ing, and Mr. Stewart-spoke at some length on agricultural education pointing' leading placp In this 'effort. Incidentally he., both paid a tribute and took a rap at toe educational systeni of the province. He thought there was an inclination to be. too many text hooks and too many fads and not enough of the prac- tical in education. Coal resources follow agriculture in Industrial development and" the premier told of what was being done to widen the market for Alberta coal. Among the great natural resources which will be developed In the next lew years, Premier Stewart mention- ed oil. He did not want to he put down .as a dreamer, hut be 'declared there were immense acreages of oil and tar sands In the north, and that efforts were-'now being made to find a method of extracting the oil from the sands. Class Representation The premier also touched on the present featuro of political events In Canada, the tendency towards class representation which ho abjured and urged greater co-operation among all classes in order that the tendency to- wards class legislation might ,be over- pome. Martin Woolf, M. L. A., spoke brief- ly touching en the telephone extension In the province. Though there has been .expectation tuat Premier Stewart would touch on tlie Irrigation question here, duo to the fact that tlie United Irrigation district west of Cardsion interests many townspeople, no mention what- ever was made of Irrigation matters. The party will visit Raymond to- way and_wlll ha in Lethbridge all day Thursday. REDUCTION IN PRICE OF CARS WINDSOR, Sftpt M.. McGregor, general manager of the. Ford Motor company of Can- noon that a reduc- ,been made In the prjeei of Ford cars. "Cars' of the run- about type had been reduced by touring cars to and-tractors.had been reduced In price'. 'These changes are to be in effect 'immediately starting to- day. :_ Premier Meighen Says Government Does Not Favor High Protection Says Critics ol" Present Tariff Supported a Higher One PARIS, Sept. Assoc- iated Alexandre Millerand was chosen as a can- didate, for the .presidency to sue: ,'ce'ed former President Desstisneli who resigned as chief of the repMbHo-necavlse- of- ill- the Joint caucus of the members' of' the.senate and cham-'-. ber of in senate chamber.this afternoon. V Premier Millerand received 628 votes, ftaoul Peret; president of the chamber.of deputies, 157 and'' Leon. the seriate, MV Mllltraricb'Tnleetlori-'iaday means that he is of _. -and. pjr-, {j ties In both rcKambers .to. succeed! I former President.sbesehahel and' he now riiay.be considered as the j next presidentrpf; the- French re: public.' Railway men Will Attempt to Prevent Strike Miners LONDON, Sept. .22. The rall- delegates decided, after a. long debate to Intervene, In the hope of averting miners' According to the DaMy Mail's Tabor writer, who adds: "James Henry Thomas will probably propose to the meeting of the triple alliance Wednesday that a mediatory Interview with the government be.sought. If the railwayman's proposed Interven- tion falls, it is probable that the labor party, will try persuasive pressure on the.miners and gov. ernment, but much hope cannot be built on ioneyOn Irrigation, Rather Than Battleships ANQI3LES, Sept. Tox, Democratic presidential candl- jSalc, In an address yesterday said ho coming back lo California during Ijlu flrsl lerm with the message lhal the forty million dojlnra it formerly I'ost to build a batlleshlp could be >ised lo re-claim two million acres ot (irid land. Al Long Beach. earlier in Ihe day Uove.rn.or Cox spoke ot Ihe Japanese tjuoslion and said Uial his policy, as president, would he lo permll Iho stale of California, as.rnosl deeply, inler- csled, lo have the leading voice in the fixing ot the national policy toward jOricnlal races. Looks for Settlement TOKYO, Sept. (hat neg- bllalfons between the Japanese nnd Ajnerlcan'.governments over the Cali- fornia would reach n settle- inent "In view of ths historical friend- ly irelations, between the Iwo coun- was expressed by Premier Hara In nddresslng provincial governors poro yesterday, McSWINEY IN BETTER CONDmON France Will Pag Every Cent of Quarter of Billion Loan, Sept. will pay every of the loan due -in'; New York vOctobeMB, Francois Marsal, the minister oi-.finpnce, officially an- nounced .to the_ cabinet cquncil today. This-sum is of the Aii- glo-French loan the during-the war. Tif. Francois Mareal; informed the. ministers that the French treasury already nad shipped to thef.United States in gold 'and'; secui-ities. He added that the success of the loan contracted .through J. P. Morgan and company would permit the up of all notes due- Octobe'r 15. This was ex- pected to be the last Cabinet meeting of the Millerand ministry. New York Assembly Refuses t Recognize lien Re-Elected e Last W.eek NEW YORKi Sept, as sembly, seats to. which. Socialist as- seniblymen had been elected at spec fair elections last week to fill vacan cies" caused by their own expulsio last April, when the entire Soclalis delegation was'.denied the right sit' In the lower house of tho slat again vacant .today. After a five-hour ujbate, durln which the Socialist members were a lowed to present their personal views the BESembly'last night, by a vote o 95 to 45 unseated August Classens o Manhattan and Charles Solomon .o for' the. second time. The assembly, however, Itself on the calls to oust Samue Orr and Samuel Dewltt of the Broni who -with Classens, Waldman an Solomon, were ousted last spVing. Or and Dewitt Immediately resigned, d elating they could not sit, "with sue an 'un-American body." x In the debate the five Socialists d was also elected mayor .of TO THE city at a whcn civic were in. a turmoil, and proved an ac- ceplnhle public servant. His wife, a most estimable, and popular lady preceded him over the "Divide" hy several years, and his son, William nlso passed away some time ago, leaving Mr. lileasdell aloao in the world. Through all hla mis. fortuues, Mr. Bleasdell was always.of a cheerful and optimistic disposition, and leaves him a largo circle ot "warm friends, especially amongst the "old (tmera" throughout the en- tire Crow's Nest Pass. COX WOULD HAVE HOOVER IN CABINET SAX FRANCISCO, Sept, ernor Cox in an address here Saturday before a luncheon.of business men re- ferred to Herbert Hoover as tho type of trained mind he would like to have wicans, acc'onHng to newspapers here. In his cabinet 1C elected. BANDITS RELEASE BRITISH PRISONER MEXICO CITY, Sept. C. Johnson, a British subject, who baa been the prisoner of bandits In the state of Jalisco since August. JO lia? been freed, according to an official announcement ;