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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta "Breakers Ahead" Mary Pickford's Latest Serial HESO, Xer., April eult to Ml the decree of dlTorcfl granted Mary Ptekforo', will he filed next week by the ot Nevi. to a lUtebent today by Robert Rkhardi, deputy attorney the under which the decree trailed. -t GermaVmade Report That U. S. and Britain Ordered Denied BRITISH ATTITUDE TO BE DECIDED TODAY FRANKFORT, April afternoon's clash lu the Senillerplat: between French Iroops ami tho pop ulallon, resulting In''the idlllng o[ sir GormiinV and Ihe wounding of two score others, was followed by a ulroag ilisplay of French military force whlcl resulted in the restoration ot order b> the time darkness had sat !n. Premier Stewart Outlines For Aid to the Lethbridge Northern '-J'. _ A Giiarantee of Interest is to Give Full Guarantee Declaring It is Not Done'in United Ramsay, Gen. Stewart and Other Opposi- tion Members Press for Full Guarantee. Greenwood May Not be Opposed .Western. SJembers. in Commons Urige Government to Hand Them 'Over to the ProTinces DEVELOP THEM IS Forecasted at Bush- els as Against Production of It was rumored that the French had j been forced by-the pressure of the nl- the ;XJnHcil Stales to with- draw from the which started the IK able. The crowd JocreO and taunt- ed tho troops, yelling: "You have got! to get out" at tho Senegalese who worol patrolling in' front of .the guard house _ --j on the square. A French officer older- WILL BE QUARTER crowd 'to (disperse and when) BILLION.BUS. SHORT a machine gunj v-aS trough! into play.' Disturbances also occurred .In other parts of WASHINGTON, -April city. 'tlon of The firing attracted 'a'great crowd j forecasted .tocjay at wash, 0J bush lo the square, encircling the troops. els, and rye by the Tho French then began to bring up I department ol agrlcuUure, which based four tanks between 1 Its planted solid'columns ot soldiers rolling in.jlasl for average ready tor action. Tho reinforcements ar.reage abandoned and assuming aver: up the ttreet'toward the: cgo.iniraeuces until harvest- -----_- -i--------1- Condition of' winter wheat April 1 ,Troops' Vlth fixed bayonets .cleared the'way and a rear-guard fol- lowed, the officers" directing the mbve- i mcnt from the center of the group. -0 thi Susblollo arid, other oHcera Were o.u: The QenSari' police aided in the ie- tlon, to iiuic'Kly station- ing groups at strategic points to con- trol tho crowds.; was .75.6, tnd rye 86.8'.per cent, of normal. -V -wheat production OTTAWA, April of Canadian natural resources and cs- :ablishment of'a, more tern of..experimental-farms occupied the wholo of the house ot commons at this afternoon's sitting. Tho first that of natural reaourcesi was raised on mo- tion of .Capt. Manion, Fort William; the Donald .Sutherland, South Oxford, on natural resources, western members.seizing thc.oppor- tunityiagahvlo'ufge transfer crn-resources to the provincialgov- ernments. I7r., Covan, argued that hid the western natural -resources been in the hands of tho' provincial governments, action to develop them i would :have been'taken'long ago. The present situation was "impossible." "1 myself heard Sir Robert Borden declare in 1911 that ho would do all I in his power to see.-that the provinces (Ceived the Dr de- clared further.'... In'his motion, Capt. Manion urged .h'a't" the- government should, as soonj' as possible, "bring :forward a poliej having fpr'its object the development ot the'natural resources orCahads. He spoke., on'the-need for develop to .The Herald) EDMONTON, Provincial government absolutely refuses to give a direct fall irrigation bonds for the'.Lethbridge Northern district. This was the gist of a statement made to the house Thursday rooming by Premier CKarles Stewnt m bringing down the act'to assist the Lethbridge NortheraTrrigatioa district. This bill provides tor the setting up of a fund under which.an amount equal to two years interest on the bonds ot the district may be advanced at any- time that interest on the debentures is in arrears. Mr. Stewart told the house that'in the United Slates, there were only two slates that guaranteed imgation bonds and these for five years only. He said that as the Lethbridge Noithern schelne, in addition to the .assistance act, provides for construction work and for three year's interest, the result is that five years interest is pro- vided for oeritfte bonds which is equal, to.ahy guarantee ever given in the states. the'prevlous year 000 Condition .of a year ago was per f.ent.'jjf a ri'onna! crop last 10 Heporis lhat Brett Britain and the United Stales had' called upon Franco to withdraw her troops from. Frankfort arc entirely SJ without foundation, It was announced I in an official note Issued today. "Certain agencies Inspired by Ger: reads tho note, "spread Ihe "report In Germany and tome-neutral countries .that :England and the Unll- r-cl States hail asked France.lo re- move her-troops from.Frankfort. This report, which evidently was to be misleading and which produced- a certain effervescence in the newly oc- regions yesterday, Is absolute- ly without toiindatinj." Determine British Attitude l.ONDOX, Lloyd and the years was ten U .Condition oE jye''a" year a SbS- riorhial en .SO' was two ii. T 1 A SO.S, and Qcorgo and his' cabinet will meet to- day presumably to cieteVmlno tho attl- (uio Great Britain will take respect- ing the occupation ot German cities Premier Stewart Willing Togo Further if Necessary Premier' Stewart nrged the to go forward with the Assistance act as it had by the govern- ment, endeijor to sell the Lethbridge Northern bonds under this scheme, and then, "If they cannot be sold, I am the matter if it can be shown me where some method would have better results." meat .of Canada's resources The ernment might take over development itself or assist private enterprise. Capt.' Man ion did not stipulate-Jhat tho government 'should atlopr ariV, par- ticular stronglv .idUs ed Major Redman. Calgary, farofed sci enllilc research in. ox er> possible way and advocated- ;.a governmdnt bureau oh natural., re sources similsi1 to tiiat.pt tha Unileil States. There-was plenty o! coal -'In if railway rates could he mom jermans Implicated In Threatened Irish Say fled I a. coni pete for. eastern U'ade; AVheu the: house adjourned at -HG o'clock, Capi. JIanion's motion was sllll discussion Donate on Mr.' Sutherland's motion regard ins ex- perimental farms also was Tdjourned OTTAWA, April tho senate yesterday Senator.'Casgraln raised tba matter of the geological survey and department ot mines nlgnlng in Isrgp numbers to accept EDMONTON', Alts., April Mem .4US. bera of the opposition united in deter- niriE' mined arguments to Premier Charles LOXDOX, April Diily Gra- Dublin ccrrecpondent learns tithe buildings destroyed ;.in Irc- __d.were not cbosen at random, but iii. accordance with a plan formulated .wo or three raontlis ago.wheu the Sinn Feiners declared that tender for military occupation on tho blockhouse system adopted, in South Africa -during the Boer war. were loop-holed for rifles'and .machine guns, and fortified with aand .jhags. They, were lo bo occupied In Ihe im mediate'future, and it-; their destruc- tion badsbeeh postponed a short time, it would'have been too late, as at- tacks would havo inevitably .failed, and'the'attacking force! would have lost many men.' Damage offRialiy states thai- Ihe 'police' quarters de- stroyed 'during !he recent raids in lreland.'rinmher.220. From the claims already'made for- compensation it' i.i estimated that the ratepayers' will have to meet a bill exceeding 000. Many Debate Quntlon In tho ensuing debate, participated in by the Premier, James Ramsey, lender ol tho opposition, General J. S. Stewart -Lethbridge, George Hoadley (opposition) ukoioxi, James Lowery Alex- andria, and others; many interestms points were brought out. Some of thorn may bo epitomized as follows: Dominion Would Aid j A statement by Premier Stewart that tho Dominion government is not prepared to take tho bonds ot the j Lethbridge Northern Irrigation Dis- trict at par but, in-exchange for the province guaranteeing "these bonds direct, the federal government will late at par an equal amount of Al- berta provincial bonds. This informa- tion, the premier advanced as the re- sult ot verbal himself and Hon. Arthur Meighci fed- eral minister of-the Interior. Gen. Stewart Disappointed A declaration by General Stewart thut he was disappointed that tKe pro- vincial government was not fully guar- anteeing the Lethhridso Northern bonus, that without this guarantee, they would lift practlcilly unsaleable, and that unless some immediate., as sistancD was given to large numbers ot settlers in the south w-ill have to be moved out these areas governments. bj'Mr Ramsey'that, If the provincial government Is scus- that the l.ethbridge Northern or any other irrigation project Is wpriH "I -April Cana- dian op- ponent to Sir Hamar Greenwomj, the new Irlih itcrelary, has yet appeared. The Liberal associa- tion's chairman sava that since Sir Hamir was willing to risk be- ing shot in Ireland he ought- not to run the risk of being politi- cally knifed in Sunderland. The Earl of Durham has .writ- ten to the new minister express- ing the hope that his Canadian experience will prompt him to ad- minister with earnest sympathy and a desire for imperial unity. LONDON, April J. Leughlin, a Dublin butlTiets man and Sinn Feiner, who It was an- nounced last night, ar- restedi by Irish police, recently re: turned.to' irel'and from a visit to Germ4ny., A letter addressed to (Contlnued'on Page 12) Show Down WithOM. Is Now On carrying out at all, it should stall ill cctly helilnd the scheme wllh a illrcci guarantee of the bonds; "r Last Minute Ltgislalion A-protest by A. F Kwlng (orposl West against' the eovernmeat laying such an Important hill as, this'on the table of the house in the the session, an- by the premier staling tliat he had outlined.the bill early In the ses- sion and his the general Irrigation district act. had been thresh- ed out In committee of. she'whole, ami (Continued on Page 12) iwnert. It probably will bo held tomor- linron tho Italian foreign minister, who la here'-tor Ihe confer nnce, expressed the opinion to the Associated Press today that ther" was nti possibility of the Franco-Ger- man situation bringing about serlons differences between the'- allies. Intimations that them Is danger ot eiich a situation arising within the counsels ot Franco nnd her former comrade powers are entirely unjusti- fied, the foreign minister said. "I hava.every confidence'that there (Continued on Four) impossible for matter of salaries, ft thst the men could Vlded 'C. its arrange- and bank. In- forests' showing how tho receivership In government control of operation BUCHANAN AND REDMAN URGE WIDER USE ALBERTA THROUGHOUT CAN. bo replaced by others in the department. James.Longheed said th's mailer of salaries o! experts was now In the hands of the civil service commission, nnd their recommendations were to bo parlla'ment. .It there were ta general exodus from the de- partment It might ;he possible lo nil the vacancies' from voluntary applica- tions. Raymond Proud of New" School of Complete It In a Month (Special lo Tho I'.trM) April Provin- clal .School of Agrloulln'ro will corri- uleU-cl !n another innnth, a'cconiins to a mad.i ycatcrilny by N. A JlcKcMsr, iiiruriiilciKlcht o' ronslmc- uon: nr.d lor the provincial f-riia'.enl. 'ihe Hchool wlil hi cue of Ilio finest institnt.ioiij of Its kind In tlio weal, being'Ideally ed and equipped. Thn tract on which Ilio'school is located ia n ImK-asctlon lu area situ- atctl j-.iat Mat of tho town on Ruxsr nvcauo. The main building la n hand- yoma structure of atlas rough cast Koughly stated, its dlmrm- Hions are about M feet wide by 127 'cut Imig, wltii laifn fall aiaroya nigK. main enlrnnce faces the weal and will bo fitted wllh handsorao approach os. Tho plant Is Identical wllh those at Glelchen report seeing some lights In vicinity of where the third boil bccamo separated from the ollur Liberal Beat Labor, St. James OTTAWA, April debating Ilio development of resources in tho house 'ot conimOBS yesterday, Major KoOman, Calgarj', said he had no use for ihe general Ideas TJput forth by Socialists nhont state j control, but ho believed Ihe govern- 'meat could do sohio-very nuil raluiiblc'rrork in taking hold of some achamo to see that the natural re- sources-were developed along right and proper llnoa. Major ncdmati urged a definite govcrntrient policy of cooperation In Hie ilevelopinont o( natural resources. Scientific research nlonsr Ibis line should .be 'encouraged In every pon- no policy ol "penny wise end pound foolish" should ho al- j MONTREAL, April Plnfret, official Libenil elected today In..Ihe federal bye-election In the St. Jamei dlvl- ilftrt here, by majority, over A. Labor candidate. Labor Wlr.t TORONTO, April Temlskam CALGARY, April is considered to be a definite shovv: v down Uelweeh'the members of Oh6 .Big Union and Armstrong, representing the gov- ernment in the interests of the. mining industry in Canada, hns come about in the form of 3 lest case which opened In the po'llco court before Magistrate Davidson Thursday morning. R. B. Mor- row, "general rriaanger of the Can- more Coal Company, has been ar- raigned on a charge under the Lemleux Act, It being alleged thai lie unlawfully -declared a lockout of ill on March 22, before the dispule wat submitted to a board of arbitration. According to the evidence ad" duced in court by ihe prose- cution, Mr. Morrow read an. order which he had received from Coal Commissioner Armstrong oh Sun- day, March 21, Instructing him to refuse employment to all those refused to sign the of Ihe United Mine Workers of America. The ease is proceeding i Explosion Is Fatal could he made marketable, all would benefit. There was plenty 'of "good coal, ho said, in-Alberta, if rallro'aij rales could be modified to enable.A! berta to compete for eastern trade and in this connection Major Redraft! supported an application .which Wan penillng hetore the railway .commis- sion for a reduction In the rates on coal from Alberta during the summer monies let permit (he mines, being kept going uniformly 12 months in Ilio year and lo permit 'W Ihr, moving of conl Irafllc at a season when freight cwa were Available. Lethbridge Member Speaks W. A. Duchanau, Lelhbridgo. spoke on the coal deposits of Ihe west, lie 87 por cent, of tho .coal In Can POKCA CITY, OMa.. April One man Is dead, one seriously injured.am! a woman anil a man were unaccounted for as Ihe result ot a gas explosion which early to'ilay wrecked a cafe here, and caused property damage esllniAt- ed at Kvcry building In the business district and were damaged. Twelve persons were asleep In. "a; lodging house above the restaurant.' but 10 escaped with bruises. The cook in Ihe rate was killed and a dishwash- er was seriously injured. The missing persons were in the rooms over tlte cafe. lowed lo Inlorfcro with sound (level- [ada.WM 10 he found in Alberta and onment ot the country's rosourccs. Un- j though It might he difficult lo gel til fomu definite decision wns made handing over the coitnlry's nat- ural resources to the provinces re- aiionslbilUX for'Iho'development of, these rested on the Dominion govern- mont, said Major Jlcdman, onil even It Ihe responsibility was delegated lo Iho provinces iattr on, there remained j to the Dominion government n useful dependent Conservative, whllu A. 8. Slight, Libei al, is orer ft hundred rotes behind Fullen; lhat scope. Wider. Coal Market Major fiediunn spoke- at length or. The result in the Montreal neal tlia nalural rtsoiirces of Alberla. The mean's no political oha.nge, but In the Temllltamlng dtelrkt 'tho Unionist gOTernmsnLpf SlrKobett Eordeh loses A ''F Dominion government, ho said, lo co-opcrato by assisting scientific research into the possible utiliznlion of low gfado Iron and coal.- II these this coal Into Ihe, province} of On- tario and Quebec, it would bo worth tho whllo of these provinces 10 en courage its production fir use in Ihe west, thus savins Pennsylvania conl. lie Et.ited thai Iho source of coal sup- lily tor Ontario ami Quebec In I'cnn- sylvtnla was gradually becoming de- pleted. Jlr. Buchanan ascribed much ot Jhe unrest among Alberla mlncrn to lack of steady employment, which In turn came as fi result of there being no per- manent market (or western coal, Transport difflciilllos ralght also-.be overcome by educating the people to store, coal In the Kunimcr for tho next winter's ciipQly. lie ndvocnled the grading c( wcslorn coals, which would stabilize the COUNTERFEITER IS ARRESTED, MONTREAL; HOGUS MONEY MONTREAL. April Canad- ian Ovlgnon was arrest; ed hero yesterday afternoon hy detecllves acting In conjunction with two agents ot Ihe IJEltcd Stales sec- ret service, Washington treasury, do-. parlmcnt. slnlloncd In Xnw York, anil, counterfeit bills were discovered rep- resenting The detectives also seized a quantity of banknote paper, special ink, en-. graving plates anil other paraplier-. nalla. STRIKE IN BOLOQNA nOLOONA, Italy. April city is tied up by a general .Ml. factories and shops wcro .closed .anil no newspapers aro being published. Gas. nler anil electric 'services, which. wc.iC suspended for si lime, hftve.beea. re esUibliehed ;