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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME .XIII. TWELVE PAGES LimiBRlDGE, ALBERJA, 12, .1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 103 :Makes Short Answer to Questions Relating (o German Occupation EMBARRASSING. SITUATION IS HANDLED DELICATELY Pensions Amendments To be Known Tuesday OTTAWA, April Canadian the tptcUl conv Nnlttefl on and rc-esUbSlshment tomorrow morning It expected have Before it several proposed amendments tb.the Penilont Act whldThave been drafted by members of board of nil on com. mlMlonen. proposed changes'art have not yet been mad a known; of the board have stated that they make no announcement of the changes until their have been placed before the committed i The Great War Association, ihrouQh its C; G, MacNelMi will, It U-tald, introduce before the resolu- tion on pensions which'was passed at the annual.meeting of the clatiori in committee progress will Intro- duce evfdcfnce need of better pensions regulations for the former Canadian and their dependents. Pullman Rates Jump Percent on May 1. LONDON, April France Great Britain are .Increasingly convinced of. Ilia necessity ot keeping in agreement for tbo settlement of questions 'regarding Germany and those affecting other parts o! the world, Andrew lionar the gov- erjimotil leader, told the bouse ot com- mons today.'- Answering questions with regard to the Anglo-French situation, Mr. Bonar Law V "As .the house is aware, a'difference His Majesty's government great- ly deplores .lias arisen between' .the j JJrUisU and-Frcnch governments who f ffelizfe more than ever the necessity! hi maintaining an Intimate, cordfa! agreement in the settle'menl ot the great .questions now'confronting them in Germany and-elsewhere. conference of.'tne heads, ot. the'allied governments will no d.oubt serve to'confirm anil consoli- fdale the complete understanding be- tween'the two governments. In these nire 11 instance5, I'venture-, to suggest that'll should'be very undesirable to have any. discussion the subject, ellnor-lii riebalq or by way of question and. answer. it ia-hardly necessary t (o'qd.il that there Is no truth whatever In'the statement made in certain sec- tions of that there has been a difference of opinion In the'British cabinet. Law was bombarded with questions qn various aspo'-is of the situation and of iha quenci suggested cjmp2th> with TioupJijK' The government leader howeiei, lefL'id to be drawn Into a ,110 declared Hat aiiy "itaterneitmado in the home bj n incmbpr ot (he government which v.-nuM seem to justify the Brltl5h..nt- tltudc )me the appearance of criticizing the altitude ot Great Bri- lain'a allies. i'usi Rnv state Tiienrof the hind might have the effect of conveying to the German govern- ment that there was riot 'complete agreement-among the nllles regarding tho importance'of. tho treaty. Answering oho question, -Jlr. Bonar Law said he did not believe there was a shadow ot foundation -for. the sug- gestion that the German army, Includ- ing tho relchswehr, military and po- lice, numbered 'men. On Lethbridge Northern Start A. Buchanan Secures Facts to Is Needed SEED AND RELIEF IN PAST YEARS (Special to Herald) OTTAWA, esnendl- lures tho federal jEovernnient lias bad to make in recent-yeara In the terri- tory where irrigaUoh is now actively and earnestly "advocated rim into the millions. ia 1914 j and '1913 in this totalled pvcr April (By Canadian' twenty cent. Increase in sleeping car and parlor car, to meet an jn- crerte of from 100 to 200 per cent. In thVcott of these services, will be put Into effect on May 1 in the tariffs of the Canadian and United accordifj to'a statement Issued Sunday by the concerned, In which it is .pointed put -that except for war tax, rates paid for sleeping car berths and parlor car seats are today approximately the. came as 20 years ago. The minimum charge for lower berth's under the rates En first-class sleeping cirj ij set at and upper berths at 51-60; for a drawing-room the tariff will be compartment ?6. The minimum charge for a par- lor car, seat is fixed at fifty cents. French Troops Continue March Into Germany Going Hack to in Somo Places Though Tie-up. Still Bad OFFICERS MAKE OFFER 'TO SETTLE.DIFFICULTIES Final Location of Ditches tO be Optimistic {three millions.. .'.SUica lien there have >nds Will Find a Market and Are Goin AKead to Get Ready for Construction. That Find a Market rellet In drftereflt.fSTns. The Domin- i ion and Provinciil-Jvcriiicenls iget rid'of these'expenditures bv co- Now that the provincial govern- mint hat guaranteed the interest of the Lethbridge Northern Irriga- tion district for two years, field work will commence immediately. This week two survey parlies will go ourr It was announced .this morning, ctarting 26 miles wcct of Lethbrlditv, The.truiteei'of ths district are optimistic about the future of the district and feel 'confident tKat bonds will find a good, tale'on the money markets of this continent. The bllj now.Is much better than previously outlined, they main- tain, and cannot tee-any reason why the bonds will not be looked on. with favor by investors. bers.of British House Anxious for Debate 6ri the Issue of French Occupation. 1 llshjlie eountry-'dn basis ei omlcally., Elevated Car JumpsTrack; Twelve Hurt NEW YORK, April Ninth Avtnat elected train jumped thtttrach today while running past Trinity chutxh and one car fell the. Ing the Armenians on both sides, that is the eastern and western frontiers, according to reports, and engagements liave occurred in.-tho vicinity ot.De- valn, 30 miles south of Erivan, on the Tabriz railroad, and near COuchoa, about loO miles south of Krivan'on the Tabriz railroad, near Ellzabethpol. Fighting, {t is said, has been going for throe weeks, but its far Ihe inenmf.s have been successful In re- pulsing nil attacks. Arab leaders in the districts of Alexaudretta and 1'elnil are insislin; that the French withdraw their' forces from that country, according to cllera who have arrived here. i-as 3! f- 1920. Iveth'bridge land district': 19183 '1915, Sl.- .841.10. seed ad- is said, that no .further Tndepend ent action will be taken by France. British'Answer Received PARIS, April Earl of Derby, British ambassador to Trance, delivered .lo Premier Mlllerand at 1 o'clock.this afternoon the British re- nly.-.to.tlie-.Frpnch. premier's nolc .of tlast M. sMilterand refused. 'T flast evoni to discuss I.: J62.EO. I.witV. tho CHICAGO, April I west ot Plttsburg in the switchmen's unauthorized strike today were regard- ed by railroad brotherhood officials us pointing tuwari a gradual dissolution of the insurgent forces, but in the east, where the walkout was Joined In several districts the situation assumed a'more serious as- pecit. ...In the central and tar west, numer- ous reports of defections the (strikers' rants followed the report of 'lhe flrat important break at Columbus; Ttmces'ot 1919 and 1920-were.ioade by the Dominion government, .The department of agriculture an- swered question Xo. 2, as No specific account has Jieen taken ot the amount of money.expended by aa its share of the 'freight charges in providing feed for livestock in Southern tAlberta for the the contents.1 of the note the .newspaper..corrcsiHmd.enl.s. French Note Concilatory I.OOTON', April text of the notp which was banded to the j Ear] of Derby, British ambassador at j Paris, yesterday cor trans- mission liere, ha's-rjot yet beeri made I public in London. 11 is said, how- j ever, that: the communication is [couched in conciliatory terms and should tend largely to alleviate the gravity of the situation. Japan Satisfied PAKIS, April foreign office against President Cabrera finally bas broken out. Ueports today to tho state, department said the...opponents o! tho president, had gained control of Guatemala City .after-some' street righting. A'-marine guaru from tlie cruiser Tacoma'nnd lubrmrlcetender Magi ara has been.'landed to protect' the! United Stnles.legation. 'year.'1918-10, aparl from the amount expended In the three prulric not received any further replies in'ces. frqra the powers iU notice of tho The .total amount paid out to date i occupation of Frankfort, but it la in connection with the relief tariff fort learned that Baron Matsui, Iho Japan- thc-year 151S in tho. provinces of cse ambassador, has unofficially staled Ihe nc- ftc Caiiciisus and'! Alberta, Saskatchewan nnd Manitoba j that Japan has no objection to 3ns, including ain6unui to J4G1.178.07. This covers tion ofiFrauce. At Chicago, admitted key atone ot Ihe Tralkoul, railroad offlcliis were presented "ierms of setilement'of the which included recognition of. formed by dissenters from the Biothcrhood of Railroad Trainmen and the Switchmen's Union: of North America. Terms of Settlement In the s'f.ltleincul preferred Onnau, president of the OhiftjgiJ 3'ardnien's (tie-; strike at least one radical concession fras- ;0f the .clalrii; for back demnnded tho Oldei organizalionR in their contracts with the possibly wotilfl 10) Ono of Toronto's Hest-Known Interested In British Columbia. of haying outfits, 'feed hiid' stock: From estimates mado at different times on the basis ot the number of certUicates issued in the' different provinces it is evident that aboul from 75 to 80 per cent, of The softened tone of tho correspond- ence vrith Great Britain ia noted with some satisfaction. British Members Want Debate LONDON, Aprli ot relations between Great uritalu and this -amount is in connection with pr2ncQ ]lollsc of commons is shipments made on accounts of cerli- nol tor some days at flcates by tho department ot agriculture for Alberta or in round numbers from