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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMB X11I. SIXTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, 0, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES NUMUER 98 FRENCH TROOPS OtCUPY FRANKFORT SUBMARINE AIRPLANES NEXT LOXDPN, April air- 's- ship which could fly suid la (act float and Is, lu lha felan R'sular troops are preKfit north of Bot- trop, Westphalia, which his not yet been occupied clearing a'ctlon is also Dortmund, merit has Ji ,t it advanced considerably stronjrfr detMhrnfrite of Red giardt on Ksmcn mine. In the'Hoertle .'district the railway Ration has been stormed by Red as were atco the Admiral and Olucke mines 'i c l Considerable pliinitrfng con- tinued At Essen the Krupp wat robt -d fcNTEfl ESSEN ESSEN, Anrll Associat- ed Preu Belehtwehr forces Inarched Into from sides of the It'll -nornlng. Ftoh In. Conference PAHIS Mprslnl Foch.bad a conference IhU mo-nlng vuth Prem- OT1 4 IN STAIE OF SIEGE TO "tiitiEBmLnifooBEY i coneren leo which struck t out ast week, and laier preralcr rc. o agreed to this acUoji. 11. Ihe United ite a hot coutesl by Hi David- XT n North Slalc __ April Ivent, W. H. Pritchard, R. J. Johns, John Queen and George Armstrong were stntence'd fay-Mr.: Justice Metcalfe in'the asiTze'LCourt'hece today to one .year In. jail "on each. of the six counts of seditious con- spiracy and -six.-months for the counts of nuisance, on they Jwere'convicted. Sen- tences will, run-concurrently. R. E. Was convicted on a count1 of "common" was sentenced'to in Condepth Unfair WINNIPEG; Canadian iwas .pronounced on eiception merolj- Fvbin "conversations with" .various members it appears that 'ihere-Ms.a close, non-political division of opinioT1. 1 on the subject of taxing rental values, with' Premier Charles Stewart nraon'g Ihe. ministers opposing whilo, llon.j C. H. Mitchell, provincial treasurer, anil Hon. A. G. SlacKay the idea. Premier Slewart resolutely oppoB.ed permitting this rental value tax to go iulo Iho lown and village acts, buViu the .discussion of. the Hflt charter ho Indicated that he might Effort-of Galgary Members 'f Get Minimum Raised lo that Figure Loses The Htnifl) v April 5-salaries of j Albeitu school teachers were again .under Discussion in tho legislature i Jlonday. afl6rnpon. After a debate Advance Made by French From Mayence Frankfort, Darmstadt and Several Other Cities Occu- Troops Withdraw Some Hours Earlier and No Fighting Marked 1 Strict Orders to Population. April troops entered Frankfort land Darmstadt at 5 o'clock this morning, encountering no f resistance from German government forces in those two 'cities. Darmstadt Occupied Toe DARMSTADT, April Associated city was occupied by -French troop? at 7 o'clock this morn- ing. The occupation was effected without incident., Wss No Fighting MAYHXCE. April Associat- an lioiiVlLe bouse, sitliiiB-iu troups entered tee of tho whole, voted down a motion frankfort ab 5' o'clock tills morning, -jsoll finding only a small German forca left the School Act to 1'here to niford-police protection for .David to iiinend' IJL.IJUUL --IVL raise the" minimum salary the people. Tlie occupation of the lea cue rs f ro hi 40 salary to num., -This action TVJIS taken follo'.v- Hon. GGO. P, Smith; minister of education; that of tho ,200 Normal school students vdio per an- c'tv lvns ll nierc military march and not attended by nny fighting Darmstmlt >vas entered shortly nf- tenvanl by French forces, Tho Cer-' ;nan government gnrrison of that city have already signed contracts for Ihls bad left at. mldnlgb't to avoid, contact year, -the-, average salary signed up with Ihe French and'this raprrilrig for is a Irifle orer per annum. jsii miles east of the city.-. Gen. tbal.none.bf tfic-contracle jGoiitte has issued a proclamation- to for leas and some rah as cities and towns -n-ithih, the lo bigh'as Mr.'Smlth again em- jthasized what he has said before, that lhc_miniraunr fixed by legislation does the salaries paid lbe; teachers, but only results in poor'districts keep- ing Uieir-rschoois.ppeit for throe, four to- one year'on eaqtfpf tlipislx counts j house yet, and Lelhbridge is'asWns Ihey] for the same privilege. on thn count" iilfileance, tcncos Id run- the f- provincial found guilty on a charg'e _p[ cbmition to be Eeryed by.- each in. the I ]a.ll .one'yeaKl'.H.'B. Dray, mililary regime, but their attacks are! nuisance, to met.by deraands from others, who as-! months in jail. sli ;ert Before being sentenced', each of the BRITISH OFFICERS -'ARE FREED BY TURKS April tain Forbes, a British control officer nt was recently taken P.ris- oner by-Tiirklsli Xiillonallsis, has been released and Is en rputo to Ibis city: sort lhat ijtops taken bavc not been! ilra'sllc anil tbat measures [convlclcJ.nien.-.wlt.U tho ciceptim of; it reported Ibat Col. intended to bo coercive bnvo tailed of William when ashed If they'- British; control officer at. Erzorum, tboir object anytbIng-to say, condemned thfc who also bad been has bbbi! Tnniiiiiiv- ih ilkcnwr Vulr-rs o' re-'lrial os unfafr their by the, Nationalists. 10 uiscot er icuuura ui.it, .___ _ jt._ _. L cent disorders.And failure to gain in- formation as lo plans for raids iq. fu- ture has resulted in sharp criticism. ,1Brcllcc the right of general strikes and Prisoners let! victims of misinformation anil military rtiids seem to lietii 'iiiisc-j-on data sivcn by are desirous of embarrassing the administration. From lime to time raids result iu tbc capture of arms. :iU'l rmimunllion. but very oltcn tbe I soldiers take only (juantillcs or Ro much Is printed to the' government tbat many] Jinnies Innocent of sympathy! with the rebellion contain Daniphlelsj tbat. might ha caslls" classified sedi- j tloua, 'nut possession ot such litera-j tiiro is In ilseU a criminal offense. Oublih Castle Outwitted LON'liON, April dispatch to Iho Times from Unblln says tbat two morale generally drawn from-Sal- iinlay'H Incidents In Ireland. First, tbat tho republican movement has be-, come! a'.moiiace to British authority in Ireland, ami second, lhat tho govern- ment must devlso a better method of combatting the campaign crime. The dispatch .4ays Ihe brains ot Dub- lin Castle are" being outwitted .at ev- ery turn by .the brains ot the revol- utionary moy'cment. According to the dispatch. Ibc dam- resulting from the.destruction ot barracks aggregated a losa of JIUMII.I; sterling. Somn of tho barracks contained jiiuch personal property bclonKing lo ]iolicGinen-and their families. A strong force.'of troops and police In an armed car vlsilcd tho National- ist quarter In Uclfaet Momlax and ar- rested six mmi, but it Is understood, liromlnent Sinn Fclners who were KOliglit, escaped. :'fho dispatch asscrls that, about SO jirisoners, Including Miose convicted under the Defense of the Realm Act, iinil others against whom no charges liavc yet been made, starled n hunger ttriko In Jfoujtioy prison. Dublin, on Monday, and alsu that several pollt- Iral prisoners in Ibc prison hospital? re-fused to iiccoiit foo-.l. C. N. R. EARNINGS the court (o convene .conversed freely (Continued on, f'ngo .Nino.) Heporle taken in this havo stat- ed that tho cabinet of Sail forced to resign because of pres'sii're brought to bear on tho government a's a result ot the o[ these; .two officers. ToRjestoreLivestock Winter Statement .of Ptemier Stewart in Discussing Cow Bill Votes to Increase lo Over Protest of Alex. Labor Meniber CanatlJsn Press Leased .Wire) {WASHINGTON, hibition .agents asked by' the Washingltu olficials' to '-keep a shant lookout -tor-a. mys- 'terlous aeroplane which flies osrcf -Iho Canadian border night 'into Montana and drops The iuformation. tliat tlie jiarachute carries a of -.whiskey' which is dispor.cd of-by bootleggers. After dropping the parachutp. Iho acrnp.lhiig goes bAck to Canada without landing. school Mr. Davidson and Ales, noas Ihi declaring French troops hnvo crossed tho Rliliie Berlin.; goverrtinent -.Tesncci its aEreameiit wHh tlie assert- ing there, is no-hostile toward tha.psoplc ct tliat .says' tho-Krcrith'- rroops Tvil: gotern- merif. forces have- .rai declares no onp-wiil. he French military officials and strikes will not be tolerated. People are temporarily forbidden lo circula'.c Ute various communities from 9 o'clock at night until 6 in Ihe morning. .More than five persons must not col- lect in streets or in private ov pub- lic meetings without authorization. Newspapers are' temporarily sus- pended ami-permission must be given to U5o the telephone aiid telegraph. Postal censorship is temporarily es- tablished, wireless installations must -o, two members wbosc votes by (he presence of' cast.for Hie ainendment. Gen.; .J. S. Stewart, LelhbridBC, voicc'd tho that instead of fixing u, nilulmiint it would better to nominate a maximum sal- ary, say ,of depending'on abil _.. Is proclamation makcJ life fblloivliis prfr visions for public order; State of Siege Declared Frankfort, Darmstadt, Ofteubacll, Hochstadl, Koeoigstein and IJiebiirg, j ity and iuen -irhicn ivas as ivell as all towns and district-0. Haw" la known tlFrougiiout CSmlnlon of Canada as being.a real full ol live.wires. Tho province has taken the lend In many branches of endeavors Hii practically all -n-nlks ot life but its latest stunt is exploded from Washington, D. C. Bootlegging by Aeroplane is now crcdilcd loan Alhcrian. XothinE llko bRing ahean in your line of bnslnesK Washington has issued Instructions fo cnlhoritles in Montana lo bo on the lookpilt for an airplane from'Canada that'll; alleged lo make nightly trips over Ibe border, dropping a cargo of joy water to thirsty Americans. A good bcarly laugh is the way both the provincial and fi. C; M. r. crKic- licil this rerort. uiucli iu-teachriig. There was a ten- tho flencr-w riiiiuVi'e the old experienced sanctioned by A; R Kving (oiipnsi- Edmonton. Mr. Bwing said llmt llie-'wljole.difficulty in en- attract able and perma- nent teachers Into Ibat profcssloiuvas that tltere riyas an "idea in.the public iniiid did hot count so teacher with '.i younger, lejs exper- ienced one. Until this erroneous idea was edu- cated from tbb public mind there was little Ibat legislation could do to iih- prove conditions.; -'i within liie circle of Uross Lang Schwalhacb and v'llli the ciception of Biebricb, are declared un- der a slate of siege.. Making the Germans Be Good German authorities and public- ser- vices will continue to function under bo'dismantled, and Ibc use of rier pigeons Is forbidden. All arms and grenades must be de- posited ij.i cllychnlls within six hours after' the posting' ot the proclamation, but-vc'BUlar. police will be allowed ipj and revolvers! Safely guards'must disarm. .Any infraction of: these .rules result in courl-niartlal. of the Iho clmles, "counls on-, the public :ppwer's anS.tlio po'puliiiloiV.fb undersland thf, ifccesslty'fdr' Ihe abovo measures, aiid hopes repression will not bo neccs- "Stirring Scenes PARIS, April soldiers to- day occupied tbo German cities >'rankfort-on-Maitr and" Uarmstadl, 1C miles south. Forces commanded by i Gen. De Goutte. which1 have bceh holding the Mayence bridgehead, ordered forward by Marshal Foch fol- lowing the efforts upon tho part of tbe French government yesterday to jnduco the Berlin government lo with- (Continued Pr.ge Four.) TORONTO. April C.-Oross en Jng3 of Ihe Canodi.Mi Xational Kail- wa.va for Ihe U-M'X tndtd March :U v. Vooa in Primaries describing tbe onerous duties of couh-1 try members, most o! Ihoir WO-K be- would bo needed to replace those the house was not In stroyed by drouth, "laelrof feed, and hard winter. Among other things that- tho house dill during tho evening session was to tbrov.- out completely Iho clause bring- ing hotels and rooming houses under the Act. ThU Is the third consecutive time that thb-legislature has refused to put this enactment Into the statutes despite the bf Alex. Hess Centre havo it niaCrted butOi.B .Unirtuuiii- Ing bmisos regardlcsV of their site. Strong objections wcrO'rtM'J to the proposal at tho: Saturday, afternoon session, and Hon. J. K. Doyle, attorney- general, agreed.to clanso excludlnif roomlug houses frorn or- e-ration of tho act whtjro only ono do- mettle -.vas oicfiloyorl. Uoyla ro- portcd to the Monday- nlgbt thai It would be very difficult If-not inl poAsiblo to drait the lino and the members Ihrow. out tbo whole clause. Against. Indemnity Mr. raised objections during slon, in attending lo the complaints needs of their conslllucnla, lie pointed to Ihe absence o! llr. Hoss on :i pleasure trip to Scotland while tho ciilire vest was In tho midst of ft ser- ious slriho and labor (roubles, when a labor raember'6 place tras at rhls post, if anywhere, and said that llr. Iloss apuarenlly knew nothing ot'the time and cxpenso that a country mem- ber was put lo. Premier Slewnrt told tlie Mint the government .had nothing (o be ashamed of In proposing Iho'In- creased indemnity, lhat salaries of civil servants had stcndlly been In- creflBCd while the members' pay stood just, where, it was when the wnr began, and lhat n reporl was before Iho gqv- erntncni for further increasing latar- len of civil The scale In Alberta was as good as In nny other province. Mr. Iloss wns Iho only member voting nealnsf. the atncTidmcnl Mia put to a vote. Can.iiiian Prtss lesser] Wire] j DETROIT, JHch.. April With npprdxlmntoly ono half the precincts voting in yesterday's presidential pref- erence primaries tabulated this morn- ing. :UniUd States Senator 'Hiram W. a lead of "K6S7- votes OTer.Maj.-Qen. Leonard Wood for the Republican endorsement. The figures from. precincts fj3-i giro -Johnson pe th licfbert Tloov.er. name ap- eared on both was leading e Democratic ticket 11.469, ngfllnnt for Gov. Kdwards of. Xeiv Jersey. William G. McAdoo had and W. J. llryan The Democratic vote was much lighter thr.n'-h'd lieports from the western part of Iho state that returns In the rural ..districts might not be available fbr hours pwlng .16 tho disrupted wife .communication atld Impassible lofds caused by Sunday's Canadian Trosa I.MscJ Witt-) April fBy Cana- dian appeal of Price Brothers Company, Quebec, against an order'.of the Board of Commerce concerning the price and distribution of newsprint paper manufactured by that firm, IE'allowed supreme court, .with costs, .The judgment was read.in the supreme couit this morning by Sir Louis Davis, who stated that he could not Identify himself with the decision of the court because he was acting as sdmlnlstrator of the government during the bearing of the appeal in the absence of the governor- general from Canada., Mr, Justice Mignilt dlnented from the Judg- ment, Justices Idfncton, Duff, Anglln and Brodeur are therefore understood'io be Identified with '.hs Ths Judgment is In- terpreted here to mean the end of government control of news- print. The judgment is based or, the decision of the judges that news- print paper not a of life within tn.e meaning of the Combine? ar.tl f-'slr Prices Act, The order of the Board of Com- merce was bated on the ruling that newsprint was a necessary cf life, and at iueh, was subject to the. arbitrary control of the Board of Commerce.' Inference draini being that the purely I government diad "given way to pres- Platonic nature of Iho allied support slu-c by tho militarist party" and that is due to failure on tbo part ot M. Mil- lerand and his So reel the ex- igencles of the situation. I Pcrtlnax. pollllcal cdtlor of Ibe I Echo