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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIU. THURSDAY, APRIL LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, Germany fnvitect To Send Delegates ToSpa Germany Hails Invitation as Evidence ThatHer Isolation is 1 to be Problems for Reconstruction of Europe Will be Discussed. April The invitation iy: the 'supreme council to th6 German ssTETQSisat. to send resenUtlves to'itlie economic confer- ence nt Spa is Tiered by George Bern- hard, Su the Zettung, signal improvement In Germany's dip ponttan. "Germany th ersby _ being delivered from the 'shackles of Its enforced he declares. The co-operatloa ot Germany, -France and -BelEliinV-wIU form the nucleus" of oign attain, in an faterriew published by (he Allegemilna'Ztltmtg, aald he T a new active. policy to -ncrk out a European confraternity, be Tho seail-oKlclal Allegemaine Zel: discussing the destruction of war material ;nnder- the treaty JirtslB.le.or- sohals arid about privato, shops, expressee. tlie 'hopo that toe entente may demands for the surrender of ail resulting -waste metal, now; constitutes virtually the aole raw material for keeping the iron and 'steel foundries la operation, stnoe the supplies of ore from Lorraine ILuJfembunp "andl itther places have c eased. -Dr. Adolf minister ;ot- for invitation, to Germany -to send', representatives to ie conference "We added, "that the irlllibe two part- ners equally convlnced'pf the neces- sity of Jmnly "reconstructing Europe, and we hops tpctnowyoar -former -op- ponents tbat.ics hVre the.earnesl wish to, fulfill the 'peace: treaty, to the ut- most limit ol our 'capacity." Dr. Koerter reijretted Uiat.llie state- ment -of. the allied governments did not mention the occupation of Frank- fort and tas Mala district, since nlimber of Gwnun troops in the neut- ral zone was non onls irhich was aliened by the 'agreement of 1919. "In these he con tinucd, "tho occupation ol the Main diatnct is superfluous Consequent- ly we have Instructed the president of the German peace conference delega- tion to the confer- ence' when .the Illegal, occupation of the (Main district -nlll 'terminate" Want Amelioration of Condi- tioas Affecting Tubercular Soldiers'Pensions TOTAL DISABILITY PENSION TOO SMALL OTTAWA, April (By. Canadian Farther cases alleged hardship through' Selections in the tensions law brought' to the notice' of the special, committee on tensions and re-establishment- Sir Robert Borden's Health is Improving; Back at Prorogation Divorce Granted British Officer Flat Fipires in Suit April Canadian Associated Press jVancls today granted a divorce from his Tvifo frho accused OF misconduct trltJLMajor Clarence Inglis of the Can adlan'amy The Incidents leading up to the proceedings the occupied a flat In London, where it was alleged; she was'sviBited by tho co-respondent serving at Ar gvll House The oridenco ivaa stren liously denied" by .the co-respondent The-judge eatd that woman fell in IOTB-with a man.she some- times -acted1 veiy. unexpectedly." The responded, he :iald, no-doubt formed G nasslpn for Jtho co-respondent, who visited! her: flat' -when, tho." husband was away. light IB report from tne on -Individual cases. sub-coin munlcitlons are referred to this com mlttee, which in turn, prepares a di rest recommends what action shall be taken la regard to varlou complaints and suggestions A few of yesterday's communications fo? low: From.F..H. Morris, executive seere tary- Canadian Fund Officials of tlis fund are of tho ion that the present pension 'act 1 inconsistent lu the provision relatln to pensions to parents. F. AJ Victoria, cbairma returned. soldiers' commission: Tlie "whole schedule .of pension should be materially Increased Pre eat allowances only sufficient _to prc vide, bare existence. Secretary, Welfare- league, Frank, Alberta Tubercular, patients request suppo OTTAWA, Xpril here ndteate that the health ot Sir Robert 3ordra Is steadily improving Sir Robert has not indreaUd date o respecting pensions and his return, but Win the Steadyim- esUbUshmsnt Two specific cat piro ement in His heelth, it is likely, marrle4 men for treatment because Five Killed In Head-on Collision S Apnl Fwe person? tilled and 'l2 injured when passen- gei trams IjfoSj 316 aud 517, on Chicago ind Norlh- railrpad met in a head-on near here carjy today, f was said to have been caused bv misrep- resentation Disorders Four cars' and boll were British Budget Proposals toReduce Debt Are Accepted Barons and Carmangay Farmers WiUHavttoSignup Wholly Forms CAN VASS WILL START i FRIDAY THIS WEEK E May, Now Until Aug. Canada. Shipping Act a week or two longer thin was origin al'y intended shortly be- fore prorogation. April It was offte- to work too soon Claimed unable to exist on total dU ability pension. Committee suggested reference to emergency fund. Mayday Protest; -WINNIPEG, April permit for tie holding of the May Bay protest against'the conviction prisonment of the strike leaders lally announced Thurday that there granted today bo a convention of tie United! James Law, secretary of "Wlnnl, Mine Workers ot America held m peg .defense. received th6 giry on May IV This was the infor matlon the Cansdlin Press oy Morgan Lewis, acting chairman ot tie Kpedal commission that was appoint- ed some to, 'deal with mat- ters In District 18 The principal bun- nesB will bo to elect V conference committee, to enter into negotiations withHbe 'operators over new .wage contract. Japanese Make in Siberia Soviet Coinmissary at Copen hagcn Says Great Contracts- Being. Negotiated POPENIIAQBN, Rus- eianisoviot commissarj'T'M. !n the course of an inlorview with the Social said that the Hus sian trado commission had arrived at Copenhagen to open negotiations with Oreat llritairi and he .added, so ihany. coniitries approached us, that carrying on negotiations for llio delivery o' commodities in greater quantities than, ever offered by any other country, in the world. We are endeavoring to fix up largo contracts iivlth Sweden, Norway, the United 6tales, Spain and Italy." M. Nogin aaid that a clearing house liad.tieen started for this husiness, as- financiers tlie direct co-operation o! the Russian commissary "of commerce. TOKIO, April (By Associated The', Japanese force on its- way to the relief- or district, In EaUern Siberia, occupied tho northern section of Is- land (In Russian terrltpry) unopposed, It was announced in a war office com- munique. PROPOSEO 'FOR HONTREAl- MONTREAL; April gpv jrnlng bouy .for the city of Mont real, elected ty tip people, was the principle decided unanimously yes eniay by the'charter cptninlsslon as aeing tho.most suitablo tonn of civic administration. PARIS NEWSPAPERS INCREASE PRICE PARIS, April 0 this city have decided advanca'the price of dailies from 1 to 16 centimes, beginning May-l.: "PUSSYFOOT" INSURANCE LATEST IN ENGLAND LONDON, April SS. foot" Insurance ;is, the- term which has b4en ajxplied to a .rate ot KTshllllnss per one hun- 't dred pound's sterling now he- Ing offered-in Uie London mar- ket to cover.tho risk: of the psjslng of. to act by parlla- ment within 12 mPnths prohl- VMnf the, Oi alcohol lo liquors Thirty Cent Now Seems mitt of Pbllco Newton, ilch-stated .that the marchers will given 'right-of-way as far aa pos ble. THE THE to am-nd the Canada Shlpplnj Act regarding given third reading J, Ottlum and ftfug Act amend- ments pirt'tfjrbligh committee and for third fading Third reJKHnJijiyjsn to bill to the Act, to the.blll the TrUst Com- pinlei Act bill amend- ina'the Civil Insurance Ast Sir George fferter teld the home that negotlati polntment titlve conducted, merit coyld be, looking tj the ap- "lin repreieh- m, Srere being amnou nee- In' by Hon Or Bill requiring trading in German to pott announcement 6ver their pUM of business given six months holit by vote of 39 to 43 Third reidlno jlveri-blll In crjiue the Dominion government'! to the City of Ottawa to (Special to The Herald) meeting ol from the Barons and took place ati Bir'qns .yesterday to formulate plans for completing the petitions ne- cesrary-fir tie inclusion of these dis- tricts, in the: rJethbridge Northern Ir- rigation.Districtr. Mr. C. W. Folk and Mr: J.- F." .Snyde> attend ed. from Car- manga'y and of fanners rep- .re'sehied the Barons district. Owing 'to'theVfact that tho'c'nact- meiit i of J the new.; Irrigation: Districls conditions.tor the en try- Barons-Carmah gay ierritorr.Tan entirely new petition will" be- circnlated tKro'ugh the entire area. "Mn iCharlesworth, deputyi min ister of the Irrigation--Council; for the province is and1 is pro- viaTTig'llsts owners o land intbe'prpposed new.area. In ad- dition to'this, ".an engineer troin the public'works-department will devote his.time for several days, accompanying alfarmer representative from each particular.section.- ;The in- tention Is to cover the entire proposed' extension in the course of about three days, registered the-opportunity -of adding his signa tare. the work wiU'tegln Friday' morning. The, representatives er- pressea the .opinion that :thefo had, been. misunderstanding of: the ftoject -in .their .district, par- I In regard to the yearly cost I ftt acre. The actual cost, It through tho remaining ciaiiie's of. the bill to amShd tho-Fpods and'.Drugs" Act, disposed of sqmo minor such fering topics as oleomargarine and with'-'conslderable libckling, debated a hill in amend the Canada Shipping he food and drugs bill was re- "L -Ith'a further, already the bin had much tho bill ap- piles'to narcotic drugs :Debate on the till to amend the Can- adaVShipping Act led to somo warm jassaees between Hon.- C. C. Ballan- .yne, minister ot marine, and I Iberal raBmbers from the maritime provinces. Tho_niain point nas whether the bill something-new in the Inspeclibn- MrV-.Ballantrne orguml that the clause in the bill merely provided for the imposition of fees for Inspection. There'- Iras no new priaclltlo introduc- "for" there had been government In- to Inspection In Lloyd's agents, f or the last ei tvenluall) the, hill received third reading and the house discussed oleomargarine on a rosolu- 'lion-by Dr. Tolmie, minister of agri- culturo to amend Ihc Olfomargarino Acf, 1919 Under Iho rejilutton which precedes the bill, the lime limit for Importing and manufacturing, oleo- margarine is extended to Augnst 31, for sale ol oleoWargarino to May 1, 1921 districts -mil in all proh ability bo added; will make the former amount' inore. likely. in organizatiph was effected for the' purpos'e" of pusbing the ter, B.- D.rHummon, of- Car for president, 'and L. C- Biirhap, ot Barons, for sec, retary. 'Mr. A. G. Virtue hasten re tamed to.pilot the new through.-tho proper legal channels, .un- til ilto inciusion. In the Lc-thbridgo 'Northern District Is completed. Mr, George Chew was present, rep- resenting the Lclbbrldgo Northern Ir rigation and explained the position !oi his district wilh reference to the proposed.allsration of its boun daries. Ho expects that tbo addition of the now afeas, comprising nearly acres, will cut tho relative cos' o! tlio -whole irrigation scheme about (X per.acre.' There seems to bo no doubt tha the decision of the owners of the la.n respect held slnca the There nevor bM been such conference as regards, saUstactlon with the agreement by all the parties concerned or the happlnets which it had been able to bring about, bo said. Tho conference, declared premier, d.ailcHcu 5 "14' U.O tMfttAT of .Versailles was not to to enforced. Muit Enforce Tfeaty If, Lloyd George eaid there had been-nP difference of bplilpn tetween allies as to enforcement of tho trcaly A misunderstanding arose, he dftclared, over tho question as to who put down Iho disturbance in the Iluhr district, -which threatened the 'peace, not only of Germany, bui of Europe Tho French thought II ought to le suppressed by tho allies tlia premier asMrted, but all the oth e-j felt it should he led to tbo .Dor This difference bad been settled. Mr. -IJoyd Oeprgo said, Ger- that the moment tha.Cemraa trppps in the Iluhr dis- trict-were reduced to tho yroportlons ty; the allies last August, Ihe DIAMOND ROBBERY1 DETROIT, Mich., April armed men this morning entered a down-lown pawn held-up the clerk and rifled tho safo of diamond rings said lo bo worth One of tho men hold up the clerk in the proprietor's office Tv.hllo the other opened the sa'c. caped. NEW YORK, April case Captain Derry, J. Wemlier, fm ex-Brllleli arniy 'pt.ficor and first' cousin of Sir Derrick J. Wernher of charged with felonious as- sault, was dismissed yesterday.. Captain Wernher struck with his cane an 11-year-old hoy. alter tho latter had humped into him whllo roller skating. ;The bandits es- KILLED BY EXPLOSION MONTREAL, April Mfr Loan, 50, employcil as a sweeper by the Canadian Explosives Limited, In Iho cartridge manufac-' turlng plant at Belooil, Que., was kill- ed yesterday when several large cases ot cartridges exploded near him'. Lit- tle damage was done to the plant. French troops Tv-ould withdrawn froni Frankfort and Darmstadt, 1 Brlkln Not for Revltlon The premier asserted that. the mis- understanding of France concerning Great firltafn'8 intentions regarding revision the treaty had been re- moved. ;He said he had made It clear that' Great Britain. did not (iesiro re- 'the treaty, which must be made life'- basis of policy of Iho al- lled, and that Great Britain would act with other nHles in Its, perfprni'ancc'. GreAt Britain had' also mMo tt clear, Coinage, England (By Canadian Press Lfajsd Wins) LONDON, April foyal commission which has In- quiring Into the queitlon, hap de- cided against the adoption of tho .decimal system of coinage by this countfy. An alteration of the ettabllshed system, U it pointed out, could not b; made as an experiment.. "In our majority of the eommUslonert iay, "a large part, Incluijing Ipssi in- structed portion of ths commun-: ity, reckons ita Income in terms of and pence, and we are" satisfied It Is (die to'expect that the publji; would accept the dis- turbance created by the Interfer- ence of their habits and the batli of tholr established value by a change for havs no which will not benefit them ekr eepl In so far keep counts." ;