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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 1920 DEAIH LIST IN U1BI (Tornado Starts in Mississippi and Sweeps Over Tennewee and Badly Hit and Bay Springs Razed to the is Killed. BIRMINGHAM, Alfc, April number of perwm. WlM tnd property damase done by a tornado which tloni of Mlsslitlppl, Alamaba and TennssMe "day, rUporte elflht persona'were killed by the tornado ft Alamaba, about 60 mllea northeast of here, -Tho toniado-started In Eastern and -quiokly paned through that state and Into and then Into southern Tennessee. ,The known dead was 13 with five imported Wiled at Columbus, and several at Aberdeen, Miss. BAY LEVELLED LAUREL, Mist, April received here sUd toy miles north of Laurel, hail been levelled by a torntdo ind that aevera! persons had been WUeA V SHERIFF WAS HATTIE8BURQ, Miss, April pBrsons.are reported' killed In a tornado that struck Bay county teat of. Jasper county today. AJbcorillng to advices received here, the sheriff, of Jaiper .county was among the killed. Arkansas Death List 22 rjTTLB ROCK, Art, April 20 The death list as a result of a scries pfltornadpes.which swept northwest- ierh Arkansas Sunday night today was 23.and a large strip, of coun- try still unheard from. Mow .than 100 persons were Injured. fnA tremendous properly damage caused, accordliii to reports trickling in over storm-Impaired, wires...Effort? wets being confirm a rumor toil 20; person's. Bad -beta killed near Logan- county. i'-SXber'deen Has Des.th.Llst OTTuVWA, Japrtl Canadian ;-.inss, -were railway accidents dprfcg ilift nine months end edDeei K.W.Reikieis NewManager of Commerce K. VW Reiklt, manager Maolecd branch, of .the Canadian Sank of Commerce, been pro- to the of tho Lethbrldje vice R. T. ;vro i.'Mi chifpe the Klnaiton, Ontt brunch Mr. Relklt been ot Mao- leod for about tlfne yeari He will afternoon for a few back In about lyvo'WMks to "take perma nenlly. Another In of clrclM tend! W. Htitle, formerly aisirtant In Winnipeg, to Montreal lit manager In place of E. U Bxk, who b" retired from r tha fttr. Memr of Yorktin will fol- low Mr. Rolkle u of the i brunch at Macleod CABMANOAY PA3T0R WILL GO TO WINNIPEG (Special to the Herald) CAHMiSQAY, .April Hav D It Toilet, minister here, accepted an isYttaUon to become pastor ot Jamesi Uetnodlst -church, are reported to haye been fcnd 60 Silled' and, roporta estimate mj, ithe at Railway Accidents Killed off 223 Last Year; Crossing .Smashups the Most Deadly tailed (n tho house reaterdaji In ttaere -were 223 per kllle-d 'tad tnjnred. The its reporSs notes that onlj tie nine mcmtJu "period can bo corercd in' this report' aB-.thovuhejidmcnls to the Hallway Att require' that, tha re- port ISB presented: on Dooemte; SI each year, Instead 9! end, 6: the fiscal. year aa tornikly..- Tfcs number trespassers' killed diiriog nine tnontlB.-waa C4, and- CS trespassers Kvere Injured. AutomobUo at hlghvuy ccosHngs Inoreaae. In the four years and nlria monfea prarlous to Dr. Edwards Urges Clearing House for Ideas But Quebec Members Object OTTAWA, April In the tphlon of thia hoirse, a tedeval bureau ot education ehould bo wtaoilBhed nl motion proposed by Dr. Bd wards or ProntenRC, gave rise W. debate in the house today wale jnonopoliied tho proceedings aad oten- tally ended IA withdrawlmg ol tHe resoluUoh. Mr, Edwards unw5 tto dent ol a bucsatt W a central eltartog house ot Information oa edu- tation, or ns "a traasury ol good ideas." Dr, who !s tomporarlly tnf (ho Jhlrd In geaera! ejreemert with the rwolutlon. But! iiiot with slrons opuosltion front Quc- members. took the (tround ihat it was a flank atlaok on the con sUtuticuat rights ot the. proTliwae io control tholr own edueaUonal volley Chnirrimn Power, Qnebex) Sooti, sild 1 DeconiBer SI, 'were 231 GUCE BsraftaealS and the deadly tccled nigh-way crossings oopoonte for more Tlctlms otnor cl ot o? 191 In the former cists of irero thirteen people Mllsd and 247 I jured At crossings Uioro were 3 killed and 138 Injured. O chief otemtlng reporting on thla phase of lhe.boar msmbsrs yesterday to Sir Sam Hughes and Hon. Rodolpho Lemleux, both o whom wero Jn tho buildings for the lime tho opening o! tho sos Mr. has Just repdntly Vancouver Member De'ciares Ontslde Income Should Not Affect the Pension Canadian the special! pensions committee met today B.-.Q. Ahern, sec- retary ,of the pensions board, ed iUwould to all widows the full pension regardless of outside Income. The preient yearly coaUwas and the Increase yearly, would The committee heard the case of a lira. Kelly, ot Vancouver, -whose pen- sion firaa reduced because ot a email Income. JH. H. Stevens, Vancouver, had taken up this arid other cases and In a lot- ter sala: could not express'my In- dignation" at ouch petty treatment or widows -who had lost Oha or more sons..; letter read to the commit- ea dealt with the reduction ot a pen- iion'.to a Montreal widow who had ileo a- small "income. Dr. JlcOIbbon again suggested that j limit ofi .say, six hundred dollars should he placed on Incomes and nono .'that sum considered at necessitating reduction ot pensions. 'SeVjral other letters were read by tho (iecretary of tho committee telling oi.reductions being made in'varloUB caBoa-.whero tliero were other, minor Incomes. .-Addressing tint committee, air. Stev- eu5 said they showed lack ot sympathy lif liahdllng cases. Uneducated people often had trouble in getting proper an' .iperiS1. from the peniioni hoard jiiils'.VA p'enHon of MO or f47 monthly was..inadequate, but' lo; reduce that 3dm because a pertou eSrned1 flome In come was vicious in principle and was ponallzint of irig .pensioners to imprdve their lions. Blind-Veteran's Evidence .OTTAWA, April Canadian II. Hawlinaon, a Wind Veteran :from Toronto, was the onl; witness this morning by Ihi LONDON, is' among the countries, which have been ihykeoVfo send the world financial conference which will meet in BruBsolg soop, having been council 61 tho..leagU'e ot -'nations. ini vilatignVstates4Uat "fully realizes ot..thV-prpbliem to bo that. delegates will be 'asked to conduct'.the debnfo 'on a than mere consid- eration 'of the. tpeoial problems ond interests of .each stale." The folloR-ine been invited to Arsen tlnn, Australia, pelglumi Brazil; .Chile Caecho-Slovakia', Great Britain, Greece; Holland. India. The council Included in this liEt-'.to' iiirorihalioa' tlioTri'fliiinclSI aud "economic position's flnd'it decide upon" -c'ciidttibris v'imder which their cases may. beHiearrt.v' Farm Prices Will be Good For Two Years OTTAWA, April Cana- dian tKroujh- out Canada will continue to sat good prices for their products dur- Ina the n'c'xi two years, according to Dr. J. W; Rohurtsort, who addressed the parliamentary commlttee'oivagriculture and col- onization today. "So let us go to it and pro- duce every bushel of grain and every pound of'produce we said Dr. Robertson, aance Teveuo .n psse hope thM the sew.lax propo.af. ifoitM I from t tl.it to biiropa where cnibletheredettipUon ot. t srfcd. he gravo oJ hU feofl Mho OAYLIOHT SAVING IN OTTAWA ON MAY 2 OTTAWA, April AccordlnK to prociamntlon Issued 'by Mayor last nleht, daylight, laving -will cpmo Into clfect In Ottawa from ami includliiB Stindny, May will re- Itt uill 'i, t llio debt thl, year Th new Utallon had Catholic Priests-Take Place'of Police and Restored LONDONDERRY, Apri) Quiet prevailed here Jast night, ticsplte tne oxpeclatlons that the'rioting ot S5atur- day evenings would be The night passed without thcraemblnnco of B disturbance. The prevalence 'of peaceful conditions was brought abput by an arrangement between .the ftrities and Ihe Roman Catholic priests, by which police .iverc ;remoyeil front the neighborhood of tho rccetit rioting, two priests liking (lie placd or the offlcers and remaining on t patrol all night, the clergy, using (thoir' In- nuence with the people and urging them lo go home to bed, Tlio plan worked admirably. "Die priests having the streets virtually; to theiiv selves all night long. Italy Agrees to Joint lations to Be Made By Allies SAX ftDMO. April Associ- ated the allied power's concerned now have 'approved thu orm ot the collective representations Ln be made to the Berlin government regarding the execution of, the treat} of Versailles, and the charges .d'af- faires ot the severer, allied nations probabis- will be Instructed (b 3ermany of this decision. proval of the representations, which iad'not been immediately (orthcoin- ing, was received today. 'The declaration Is not regarded as an ultimatum and probably no limit will be set for Germany's reply She -will-be given to understand, ever, that in'falling to comply with (he terms of the treaty regarding dis armament, the allies will be unable To continue the relations as re-established by the peace treaty, strong repreecnt gtfons will be made also_regarding the continuance ot Insurrections In Ger many, and the prospect will be held out'of the withholding of food and other necessities in the event of the development of a counter-revolution nry movement; Agreed In Principle SAN HEMO, April' (By Premiers ;of the Hod al the.problems ot the Turkish peace treaty, have found time to, .resiime iKo'-cbhVersaUone legiin upon what HSrffilij! or lilliniatum. shall be Eont: to .Ger- respecting the execution of the treaty of Versailles. Ifdoes not ap pear, their consultation-; have-led them beyond 'an agreement. In principle' that Epniething of a man- datory character sent to-the .Merlin government, differences in as to the exact nature pcrsisllhg'. Promler Lloyd George, it la.unner- stpod, 'is' holding tenaciously lo tho view that nenaltles will be impqscd It ermany does not conform to the treaty's terms. The French contention, on the other hand, Is declared to be that it would bo more cruel ,to ceaeo .sending (ood supplies Into Germany nnd put tt slop (o her Industries by shutting otf raw materials than to occupy a few dis- Times Saya Government Unre- pentant About Its Extrava- Praise LONDON, April Canadian Associated press is 'crit- ical ot tho chancellor's budeet speech. but not generally unfavorable, except us to prospects ot reduction In Irlels with allied troops until tier- many-changes her attitude. PARIS, April German gov- ernment baa received an identical nole from the allied powers, warning her of tho effect oii the revlctualline .of the country the establishment of a. (jovernmcnt opposed to execuline-the Versailles treaty would hive, accord1 Ing to a semi-official statement issued today. The note was presented.'til tho German uucier-secretary of foreign' affalrs'by the representatives ot allies In neriiii, Tho statement says: "Tho action proposed by the British government; having for Its object to (Continued on Page Twelve.) C.P.R. and Government Clash as to add the point o( the discussion, wlilrlv 'included Increaaes' In postal conlerred upon Ueul. ff. of tha Sir 3am lluihot was looking muc sad telegraph rates, the raising ot tha duty on splrlli'trom M six- much as the result ot his slay .in "MTsSilU. much the beer tat duty from 70' shillings to 100 shillings.per barrel; doubling the wine duties, with, {he addition of a special ad valorem duty ot 50 per MOt on sparkling -wltina; 'a 50 per osat. ad valotsra on Imported cijars; n number ol additional stamp duties on stock ox- transactions and a now tax ot a shilling In the'pomia on limited lia- bilities profits. Tha tar was not changed, except.for an additional supertax of stx-penca In the pound on said. "I hope to take my seat (n the houss egata, probably tomorrow." ONE KILLED IN AUTO CRASH April Miss Hope Corbcau, aged 20, Oreat NoTlhweitern telegraph operft.tor, Is dead, arid Mrs. Cliarles T. Stephens, Samuel Galloway and others are badly hurt as the repiilt of airautomobllo ncddent near on. Sunday night special committee on pensions. He pleadiid for more generoui trontrnso of widows and dependents, nlio of tot- nlly, disabled men. nrd urged the com- mittee, it they were going to any checae-paring economy, not to practice it on those lie arted that per annum be awarded (or total disability, with 5500 per annum for.an atlenddnt. Of the difficulties ot Ihe blinded fol-Jlcrf, he said there was 110 ijiouotony liko thol ot total blind- iioss. and .many men wero cr.ninollcit 16 litackness In Jhelr rooms, though In his own case he had learned 16 read tlraille flt St. Duiistan's. Several of' the'members sought to blrtmo the pensions board for a too strict Interpretation-of Ihe-net, but Dr. J. W. Hrlen regis- protest agalust "passing Ihe bvrelc'.V If (ho hlame was coming to It should bear it. .The Dally News reg; dltliro outlook an, hopeless. The Chronicle, on the other hand, regard! the policy as wise, ami' question or whether the courageous and one which should j Canadian IV.cv'ic or. Canadian. Xa >.n fticellsnt eircct on pur OTTAWA. April Canadian I occupied the committee all wiis whether the Canadian N'atlo.nol shnulrl abandon their plans tor con- strnctioti in this territory nnd let thi) omlc stability .am! on foreign l given neon- the work'. 'I Ktructlon charter fof u railway -Ihroiigh i Tho projecleil Canadian National line' the teirltory an.l Hlrcii i btlwcen Tnrlleturd and North Batlle- C. Pi'R. EARNINGS April Canadian r. railway earnings for the week y HIT it II' U....11 line of liO-mllM from Cory tor Immediaie coiistruc.tion. Sfltlers to nir.'h Uke, north'.of Nor.h liatlle-1 have waiting H yeara for railroad ford Sa'li v-i be ore Inn commllU'O fatililics. it was anil lli'ia morning, and it brought from Hon. I were leaving tfie.rtl9l.rlot. J 1) lifi.l a'ti annoiinreincnl that (lie! mldlon arc aellllng llicrc In plans for a rinc completed that tcrri-.l shortly., would bo built' ;