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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Hettdd VOLUME XII. LETUBUiDUL, ALBERTA. 'WEDNESDAY. FEBRUAHY 19, 1919 NUMBEH 59 Clemenceau Escapes Death- Pre'r Clemenceau Grapples With Man Who Shot Him LONDON, Clameneeau will (K up in a day or so, Andrew Bonar Law, government eeukentun, announced In the house of commons today, CONDITION NOT DANGEROUS (-ONOON. Feb. French embassy here hat been advised that CMtdHlon of Premier Ofemenceau, whose life wai attempted .tWl morning, does ret at present appear to be dangerous. The premlor, add, vn> talten Immediately to his own house, after the Govt. Plaas Fuller Organiza- tion of Health Dept. and Has Many Other Important Measures on the Tapis. to the Herald! KDMOXTO.V, Feb. Tbo legisla- ture received notice la (he fortu of a number ol amend men (9 and acte brought down by ministers ot tbe fiovenimoDl or a very sizeable pro firam ot work ahead, the bills to come before (lie imbffc commilleo In order. Tbe house accounts of ilic provi for 391S xverc tati.ed by the premier and will be lakcn up the public ac> counts committee in clue courfie. 01 a number of private WMs given a second reading respecting the incorporation of the McdteVoe Cenlrai Ka.lway Co. was the raost cen- sured by Ihe opposition on 'he prin- ciplo that the iiracilco of granting charters to railway syndicate.! should lie curtailed unless thert was positive assurance that these companies w in a and intended lo without delay. The bill was rui'port- cd by members ol tlio governtneiit and will go before tbe railway for full con- Eidcrafion. J Laant ffr In order to jtroTlde for sovernment of loans tor seed grain cliase in the pro-lnco- the premier moved that Ihis Question be dealt with at the earliest moment. Ly the committtsc on supplies A1ou% the sarao lino Hon. A. Jalio- duced an act io aDoejid. acl ol. JLaiit'irear, tMs racnt providing for the renewal of notes which .farmers tast for the purcliaso of seed grain through Ujeir resiieciivc municipalities arid which notes (hey Tiava been DQQVle in many cases to meet at maturity. Not only wfil this amendment to .the act perinft the of these notes but Jt will permit now borrowings upon (he general security of the municipali- ties find tna Hon. V. Stnrsball introduced an act which in effect provides similar facili- ties for unorganized of Ihe province where seert grain purchase is necessary under government sup- port. Public Ht 7.1th y lion. A. G. McKay .an -act respecting the nublic health i3e- parlmoRl which witt eatahllsh this a full flctlgcil tlepavtmcint ot Vhc yov- ernmenl wilh himself EIS (he minister iM- aboiit H o'clock this however, it was ofriclally announced! Ui4t Premier wounded, not I An cuomons crqTd'rtiicli the i at the labbr trnsple- afternoon, discussed more nils' than at any prertoJa contention. A "was tinanlaious- y demanding leglelafIon condemning he bunkhovse system aid. Ihe vile conditions of bunk' uonses and houses in many camps tie'i'hni of the shopttai 16 AesociiK-d north which hare beea' the cause of representative in tbe cify toll nttznerons strikes tbe.past wia-' ter, were-dlscnsMQ1 la' iletiU the delegates every part of the dig. rl'cl. Tbe resolution -wts as foHdvEl Whereas the laboring .classes. prA- duce the means, ol Mtttfcnce and wealth or the coanfry aBd whereas in ots of places tho workers 'do not get H accommodation arid are herded like cattle; therefore Tit, It resolved that this convention to oa.record demand- ng the government tegisla- ,ion to immediately, abolish the bunlc- iiouse system. We cannot give too iancb public- ox Piu 6) Cast My Some Delegates Warn Convention of Juad- visabilif.v of Resolution (Special to The Herald) CALQARY, Feb. a prolonged debate the United Mine Workers Convention, Tuesday af- ternoon, passed a dt- nounclnj the slaying 'of Ginger Goodwin, draft evader, In the bush 'on Vancouver Island July.' Officers and Levitt, Delegates Plwmer, 5uenar and others de- precated the resolution as untime- ly in view of tht forthcoming scale and several amend- ments and tubstltutes were sub- mitted, voted on and rejected, original resolution, submit- ted by chtrae- tsrizsi) the muni employed ky the fevemmtnt In the .slaying t (our o'clock to out- lloc artlDn: Tbe TORONTO, Feb. Wilfrid Laurier declined to become a member of the Union government because he felt It his duty tD keep Quebec away from Bourassa and according to f. tetter lei the papers here from Hon. W. A. Chirltor, M.P. Mr, Charlton says: "During the long session of 1917 we had many Interviews about the serious questions before parlfa- ment, and one day, after having a personal Interview with the pre- mier, I went to Sir Wilfrid and urged him Sir Robert Bor- den and form a national qovern- ment Finally Sir Wilfrid said: 'Charlton, what you think Is right; I know you will. .1 live for peace of Canada. I must hold the French; If do not, they will drift to Bourassa, and we shall a rebellion, which would please the s than PARIS, Feb. the .Jugo- slav claims fcr territory on the eastern snore of tho Adriatic came before supreme council of the peaca confer- ence It was tenuttvels- that they Eliould be refsrrsd to the cop- on to which was tftff constitution of the Russian demands, says a report- Baron tho Italian foreign minister, to this plan, however, declarine: treaties dealing v.-IUi those territories had been signed between Italy, Franco and Great Britain la February, IMS. He said that these treatiea were still in existence and, conEeqaajrtty, the. signatories alona were qualified, to modify tnera, acting to agreement, H Is said. This objection was supported hy rremier Clemonccati this natter and now la tfcie ftele 19 show in tfrrwive spirit." Dlher termini CMhorrlMe conditions vtltf irtled of the miners to lin wsi te snch x Ihit the ttttfMitn was cut iSort to Mt an'dUnl rote. N Definitely Refuse to Meet Bolshevlki In Conference BAHONS LAND SOLS FOR 1118 AH ACRE to titriw II. What jiralurbVji a price far farm In Alberta hn Jutt pal' by A, C. Mtndenhall on of forty-three aeres town, from E. A, 0rant, at 1111 tn aera, Tfit af Wch prtttt by man have Ihrtd far years should entonraja 'It buy In the resolution, "if. thare wtnt tejall far A rotMkn frM tht local dtmandlwB ratoaae Ml and the Volition Tuesdaf. i' (-.lie B-nU) Feb. Frtltc ac- counts for ths prorinoe of uVltorta dur- ing the past year show Rails- Factory surplus {rom hptli capital. and income accounts of as at tho fjegtnnhig of the year. Ths total revenue of the province for flio year, a-ud income, toteJled SM..3 and the total -expenditure Of this capital ies.128.49 and. the capital aipendftffre ieariog the surplM tkern 7f but from tbfc Is taken i certain actual deficit in the inconjQ revenue receipts. While this shtnrr; wint a rarplns in the accoont of a million dollars, ft is noted rhat at the total rerentifl la an 4 ontstuxtftui H reduces fte sur- pin on tho capital iccount oC 000. Income Of ezpaoditam tie panic 4eM, tot of Works, Acrtmrtisn ant HoepltaiB, Ckaflrtee aad FmtWc U11.S1V09; TrtiTttoess, J1.171.M7.34; AdaifirhKratfon Poivorn, Municipal Attain, liKlmting patri- otic graats aid. Pwvinoitl PeHos, Printers avjraape H.4W.4S. Other Items In lor tie year. ware: ftarcrance- -1094 cral fees (Inclodlna; Increnwtrt M2MS1.44; Mine Omera1 Education Wild Tax, Telephone Depirtmenf, Tha public debt as at the ts! tfta year 191J aomntad, to tSl.SMJM.W which, lets at Wt total of WsUTRBst Low i. Pair and mild. M I ;