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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME Xlll. SIXTEEN PAGES LCTHBRtDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 1020' SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 101 PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE APPROVES ASSURANCE SCHEME Measure Given Second Reading and Sent io .Committee Without a Member Sug- gestion Which is Not Acted r Views Expressed by Cabinet Ministers. (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON, Alta., April bill advancina to tbfl tethbridge Northern Irrigation District to the extirit of to guar- for two was finally given second readjhg In.the house afternoon and lent into .virtually means approval of principle of the bill, leaving fee'.threih' t ed out In' committee. No vote was taken. Up to. vThe feature of the afternoon was the rals'ns, of political IESTJES, .occa- Bloned by ma do by can >Marsball, minister ol .agriculture, argument was the Domin- ion government -Is the political entity which should advance" Irri- gation. Though-Mr: Marshall vigorously dls- political Intent.la his remarks jho wag taken lo task on Mmae points foy'other meiubors. EARL OF MINTO WILL JAKE IN HIS ALBERTA FJANCH v Ptnclicr 'Biigsestca .to the liouso that iiad J.. D. McArthur lieen steering a proposal for a straight guarantee of irrigation' .bqndB through Jhe. house measura would haye'liad easj ailing. aiark intrdluclcg party politics, and Mr. 'KemiBli rejoioed that Mr. MRr- shall had.- set the tboiigh be Yras aurprlttd that rctorcpcn to. a mail Vhp ftiicceeded tti'get- ft.log railway. yuarBateea ''railroaded" t'b rough the house; shoul bo as '1 MONTREAL, April Earl of; MSntb. this .morning an- nounced hie Intention ot taking fin.actlve interest lir his Branch In Alberta, which borders'-up- on that recently, purchased tHa Prince 'of- .VpsVkflrs ot Uie afternoon' Jn; n ded It 'a ttorne Capt. R. B.', Caatpliell (oppoM- Frank Lertlng- well 'Warner, ami South: Cak nary; FfatiV: Lefflhawelt'a Suggestion' Ttlr. Lefflniwell drew loud applause from the opposition wheu he suggest- ed that i provincial government- It- SeH should tak'a the North- ern Irrigation bonds at par, hold tliem' for' fire then when the project got on Us feoL sell them nt tho marfeet price.' arid reqiitro llie diatrict to pay the difference between pnr nnd thc price at that tlrao. Mr. Davidsou, another government .pointed out tho divergence la tho various arguments made by -the fjovernment ministers. Tlio premier had said that tno'-Lothbrtdge Northern (Hstrict should Iry-out IbU plan and ibuit- ir iUw coyM not be sold, c-oiuo back next year, and some other ]ilan lyould bo considered. The ir 33ter of'agriculture wanted to go no further thau Ihe government, had plauticd in tila bill and argrted It v i lie duty ol (Ho Dominion goTernment Mo make -irrigation loans, Mr. Boyle, F.nld .Mr. DdvMfiou, apparently el- Juost opposed to the of any irrigation project, by the jrroTlimlal Kovcrmiient. All of this ivaa ooof The- North Calgary member saM ho did not agree with thc views cxpmj! by various mombcra tliat If thfl SOY- eminent gavo a full gnarantco ot Jfccse bomts, (I .would be either legally or morally obliged io 'guarantee other projects. This project was tbe flnt experiment and-the government had.a right to be guided by Us results. Mr, }Joyle ealil that to proceed case of tho In- stallation ot a receiver ot them by Iho allies, especially Great Britain; (n coruidernllon' of Arnh par- ticipation In Uio n.ir agalnsl thu ren- powers, Kenogaml, (cund lying In'a buiikhouss nn July 27. 1919, and today i Mike Uehrikn nml George Mprhari stood before a jury at tlic criiiilnnlf.sslics charged with flw crime of murder, ARMY AVIATION REPAIR DEPOT IN TEXAS BURNS Hobevt, Uflgers in Toronln DALLAS, Te.xac, April aeroplanes, large surplus ot lumber, the and ihe un- loading, sheds .at the army aviation repair, dftpot, north of Dallas, wero doslroyCd hy.JIro turly this morning. Tho loss was osfltnntcrl by army offi- cers fll one million rtollara. SUGAR ADVANCES NEW" YORK, April American Sugar Refining Com- pany announced an In- uiattjA conts a pound In the iwholeftare prfce of the breientbrioe cents a pound. Another advance is pre- dicted by the company unless thera It drop In the price of raw Interviewing Up Old Party .TOItONTO. April Toronto Star says today In its news columns: "Things arc beginning to. bux? in Conservative circles. Hon. Robert Hogcrs.'.of Winnipeg, Is hern anil Is busy 'ntervlewing the leaders of Iho party, and other leaders from parts are expected soon. The object is the revival of tho eld time Conserv- ative party in nil pristlnfl glory. The'lime is, now considered ripe for a. generM move to get back to old party .lines. The gieal convention comprising delegates from all parts of the Dominion Is likely, io be -an- nounceil as a result of confer- ences now proceeding" C1TV, N.'J'., April Distress signals flown by the two-, moated Kchooner Marlon Cnrless off Barnegat, late last night, brought co.istg'uardsmen rushing to her sue." -Th'ey wern welcomed by Cap- tain Coiistr.nco nowcn, who was alone ou deck. "Where is yo'.ir asked fho guardsmen, suspecting thcro hail been a mutiny aljoarrl. "Didn't have any." tho skipper re- plied. "I navigated her' myself." Then IV.c astonished rescuers heard .1 ot "profitcr.rin? sailurs." Cap- Isin Dowcn explnlne'd lhat lett Mlzpnh. Conn., more than three- days he was unable to secure a crew except at wages which would have eaten the profits oJ .ills voyage. He had aboard 12.000 sfccl oysters con- signed lo Atlantic City Thn shipper'declared lhat when he' felt sleepy on his lonely voyage, he anchored his craft and took a snooze When ho foil hungry, he said, he hove lo nnd cooked his meals, .lusl before roaching this port he ran Into a galo which crippled his gear and necessi- tated his calling for outside help. Ordinarily, navigation of n vessel of the r-lze of tho schooner on a trip of Ibis kind -requires-fivs men, ;