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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. February 63. LEGISLATURE HAD BUSY SAYS CANADA IS PREJUDICED Against Germany By News Coming Through Great Britain Important Matters Of Routine Business Discussed Edmonton, Feb. the legis- lature, among the routine of business of the day -was -the second reading or the act to validate and confirm bylaws 50 and 61 of the town of Camrose. These bylaws deal with the granting of tor a Lutheran academy and also a municipal hospital, -together with exemption of taxations of all Berlin, National Zeitung says: Canada is prejudiced against Germany by English imperialists and protectionists and asserts that Canada obtains all news about Germany through English channels. "This news is frequently menda- it states and suggests that "the detention of those in competent quar- ers In Berlin might be directed, to- kinds for a peliod oi" ten years. O. P. Smith of Camrose spoke in favor of the act. saying that- the Lutheran church would expend on -school and that it would be the only school of its kind in the province. Premiet Rutherford in favor of the school but'was not fully decided in his own mind whether municipalities could run (hospitals as well as foospitai boards and -suggested carerul cousid oration before Olie (bill was passed McKeuzAe (Macleod) also though. were dangerous piunci pies involved in the bill and said that1 they should go slowly in matters of tliis kind and that it was their duty to save municipalities from themselves He was not hostile to the they should give it careful considera- The bill was finally referred to ANXIOUS MEMBERS WERE DISAPPOINTED Boyle's Resolution And GushingY Statement Postponed Till Friday At Their Request-Government Objected To Delay 'Calgary, Feb. special' to the the former to leave his .motion stand- official and anyone engaged in Irans- Albertan 'this morning infi until Friday in spite of the wish-' with the government dealing STAND OH FALL IJY THE VETO Statement of Mi1. Winston Churchill About the Lords COMMISSION FREE FROM will be an unlucky day for someone es Qf Premier Rutherford who stated for on that dav several reputations that the government wanted to wards organizing a. scheme whereby j be'built and several will fall: It Canada may receive German news di- is the day fixed for the delivery of ect from Germany." the long looked for statement from The paper concludes by denouncing Mr. Gushing, and also for the voting ahead with totiav tht> the Conservative newspancM-s in.Lon- 0[ Bovle's motion which is practical- would have been made. with those transactions was private, and that therefore Mr. Woods had no to say that any documents were lhc mattcr cleared up as quickly as private. In his (Bennett's) opinion Possible and asked that it be gone ali papcrs he thought essential had don as being prejudiced to a great de- ;ree, and fears, along with many other German papers, that a satisfactory statement not been brought down. At this point Mr. Cross rose and pointed out Even Cush- ly a "vote of want oi confidence in the inK did not think the speaker was go- that he' himself had stated in the government, At that a motion was j inS to lhc matter to stand, Rouse the previous day that all pa- commercial treaty with Canada may even now be secured. aimost made today and were it not over aild his secretary for theirs, private or riot would be brought for the fact that Speaker Fisher up- 1 statement which had been left at his I down. held (Continued on page 4) London, Feb. Liberal min- to limit the veto power of the Lords, is try 'today began drawing .up a bill taking' from the upper house all voice in financial matters and reducing its deliberations to little more than mock- ery. By this bill the government will stand or fall, is the word of Churchill and it is Cnurchill the spokesman of his party on veto bill who has been chosen to draw it up and lead the fight for its passage. Thirty-one advanced Radicals dissat- isfied with Asquith's speech on the government program decided to send a deputation to the .premier and ask for fuller, definite assurances that if Lords veto bill is passed bv Commons it-will become law promptly. Is Demand Of Mani- toba Grain Growers Association Neepawa, Feb. grain growers' banquet the which took EDWARDS'ATTACK ON FRENCH PEOPLE in Quebec Mercier's Sins Raked Up Naval Debate Goes Wearily And i. i'liy Ottawa, Feb. flhe House of Sir Wilfrid's policy in Quebec, "not Commons today A. C. Boyce question- ed Mr. Fielding, who is acting leader, as to whether there was any legisla- one ship, not one and in Toronto "we must help if England was 'threat- ened." THE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE WANTED Magrath-Telephone Line To Coutts Doyle and Gushing and allowed .hotel. By the time the secretary re- turned however, the air had cleared. and the matter was dropped hut it was a close shave. HOUSE CROWDED In expectation, of the-announcement, j the House "was -again packed and ma- ny people were turned away. Speak- er Fisher had arranged to have po-j___________ licemen at the doors which were' _ r> guarded well and as soon as the Leg- j Deputation Will Be Sent To Edmonton Ky islative hall was crowded they barred. ivieaiciiie m nai reached the Premier laid on the table all the documents asked for by Cush- j ing which were not on the files'; brought down from the Attorney-Gen-' Magrath' is going after the agricul-, turers Association the committee -on -municipal law. -Mr. tion proposed with a view of renewing the bounties on iron and steel. Boyle as convenor of this committee that lots of petitions were toeing I answer 'of the finance minister was Smith to reconcile the negative and received from towns asking for pow- er, to increase their borrowing pow- ers. He thought it would facilitate matters if the house .got dawn to new municipal bills at an earJy date us these bills covered to a great ex- tent Uie objects aeked for in the pe- titions. Pie was anxious to proceed with the business of "the house as early as possible. Mr. Cross pointed out that it was not the government that -was delaying business of the liouse but the member from Sturgeon as lie was not prepared to go on with liis own motion, ly found favor that at tihe present moment the gov- ernment had not any intention of ex- tending the bounties. There have