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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta KOUH THE LtiTtlHHIlHiK DAILY iethbriboe "toeralb Siberia DAILY AND WEEKLY 1 Proprietor end Publlthtrt E LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED 3 6th Street South, Leth'ontigc W. Bucnanan and Managing Director I Torrance Business TELEPHONES Office........... Office losses iu tho of1 ad- Member Audit Bureau of Subicriptien Rates: Bally, delivered, per week...... _-15 Dj'iy, delivered, per year Daily, by Weekly, by malt, per year ......Jl-oJ WeeUy, by mail, par year to Dates of expiry ol sat scrip (JOBS ap- ep-'r dallF on address label. Accept- ance ot papers alter expiration dale Is our authority to continue tHe seriptlon. U S. SENATOR AND EVERLASTING LIES They tell tiie'ai in United just'as they do here in Canada. Tie pity 5s we haven't a Senator Williana lo srfgiEatile them. the following from a Western XT. S. publication describing a scene in the Senate at Washington: Although tbe charges of disloyalty aniusi La FoV.ette, the unspeakable, Jiave been dismissed in the Senate it IB good to know ihnt one senator had cctirage and manliness to express jjis opinion concerning the speech tilde by this apologist for Germany ai St Paul on Eeptetr.bc-r 25. tfiL i Senator Williams, Btan'-Un? directly across the iiisle Irom j la Folleite, brought a Qush of shame' to ine face of one of those who cou-! acne'ri tbe treasonable .or the man who discredits Wisconsin, by fcayingr a few tnat badly needed saying. These sentences should be! 1 bered: "I find in that speech tbe charge that tlie "United States went to war to protect -Morgan Interests. 1 find in that speech the charge that tbs United States went to -war snd sacrificed oar children in order that rich Americans on- monition iwats. ''It IS'EB everlasting lie that tha of--the United States went lo'-protect Morgan interests or .capitalistic rintereets. ''At is in eVerlistins' Ite, that pecrple sent their boyi to be can- 't hon foddtT in Europe so that Ameii- cans might rede on miraitions Tessels- fe'an Everlasting lie that the tiusfiania was armad or "carried any dangerous eiphislvea, or that any law vaj. Violated by Americans taking an everlasting lie that tie Am- fcrfcans'who'.went down to their ministration and to provide tor a satall surplus, This surplus will bo built up sradualSy uatil there is en- ough to carry on the basinets (or year. rnfonnhticm in tho of tbe cost of Insurance including the ot charges aud of all lofisei. it about j per cent, so that the for (6 "would about 31 cants j ir acre while the cost of {S insur- ance would be about 45 tents per plan is co-operative, so that jeers it iniffat be higher and some rears lees, accordicfc4o the amount of crop for the year and the hail losses for that year. It is one. of the biggest co-operative scfcomes yet undertaken by the farm- ers ot and ihe result of the vote wDl awaited with THE GERMAN REPUBLIC- SHAM OR REAL The city of Weimar, tho capital of the principality ot enaeh. has come into tho limelight of history in the fact that from it bse proceeded the 3tst government o pTDTince, and U a majority ot fee far mm in 45 organized rural munlclpall approve It, the Munidinl Hall Act will operatlTB. Tte arf, Wihich been V. by ihe U. F. A. convention and tie oocventfon of tfas UntTn. Kara Municipal Hies, provides for the man of the by a board of fiirtctors to elected by the thmnselves iviUi power to do every thing necessary to carry on the busl nese, and ior this purpose, to borroi Iho money required until the prem .tims are paid, By this plan all crops of grain, nn less withdrawn from the operation o ths Att, are automatically insured 1 p-jr acre. Any farmer wtio wtai ca may, on or before June re- s dace the Insurance to per acre or he Insurs part ot his crop a part 15.00, anrl wlthdra ;part of U, or he may irithdraw a his Iandventtrely from the operatfo fit tho Act'ind carry no (neurance. J iMs case he will, of courw, premium' to pay and will baie nothln whatever to with the plan vntn h applies to-be tnsoted, irtiUh he do at any time, The Act provides (hat adjuatrne ?ot Ineaes must promptly a Bwarda ndnat be paid vrithln thirt >ays of of adjusdmeut. Th on the ;cropa aerially inauretl. They will bo lo'vlfd by the Board in Uie fall high io pay all the HMGASGO. Roea Says Original With Calgary City Wu us to be emphasiiad by tion before the civilized world can onestly whether- the new EOT eminent a real or a sham republic tir the'former, we look in vain. resent So tie fact that the repentant '-the earnest tof good intemioms is noJab.y aVseat n Germany today. U ctoes not appear that the new Germany fe in any 'way- irith the otfUtary spirit has brought her lo her rain. Ha-'' her lire CM. read that she is still en- amored with'ft in her desire .to prt- irre conscription aod to u urn? on the of iearing an aalou of Toe of the new republic cot of sufficient character to Inspire oo in a i. In the interesta ot the Ger- aai. people themwlves we can only trust that In thte new government they ,ve found tbeir needed salyation. But true to provert) of giving a dog a ad name and Its sticking to itrmore It haa earned in Ae ot tbe AIHsd ni- tons can the new republic trust, Iceepiag their weather "eye eotrtlnualiy. to the Keb. ure yesterday listened to a wmewhat ptnsatlonal charge made by Alex. Center tbat the agree- ment which, the legielat.ire validated Calgary and the N'atural Gas Co. operating: in that city was a bogus agreement. The motion on the order paper call- ed for the appointment ol a royal com- mission to enquire fully into tbe al- egation. Mr. Ross after a resume of the matter claimed tbat iu bis own EUind there was no doubt of fraud oil ;he part of the-Gbs Co. and others iu connection with the submission ot the agreement lo tbe legislature some years, ago aud urged the fullest. Inves- tigation possible Into tho whole mat- ter. Ke aHcfert that the original agree- ent between the city end the Gas Co. made In 1305 bad been altered in very essential details when it was submitted to the later. Jn fact agreement as advertised in the newspapers and voted upon by Ihe ratepayers in some re- specta from tbe agreeaieat which in some way the mayor at that time had signed and wljtch the legislature validated assuming it to be the agreement the rate- payers. How this change was ma del Mr Hoss admitted he was not in a position to fay. U evidently had not been raade in the office of tbe pity solicitor of Cal- gary, neither did he think the mayor and city clerk had knowingly signed the bogus agreerpent as.he teamed it. By fraudulent terms be alleged the agreement practically eitendrrt certain exclusive privileges to_1923 when these wonlfl have terminated irf 1S15 under the original agreement Also the pow- .er delegated-to the to estab- lish higher rates was one of the alter- ed provisions and Ifus had involved an added expense of between two and three million dollars on the gas users in Calgary and if the original agree- ment was produced Ifria sum would properly be due la rebate to the cit- izens of Calgary. Mr. Ross contended that the Gas Ciompahy was divided into two1 or- ganizations with a capitalization of while only of was'actually invo.ved, the finan- ial juggling he alleged, the ompany a operation the city would not share the lie also contended tbat the Two million pounds ot whltcliih are caught in Lesser Stave lako every year. Tbe Slipper Oil i-ompaoy has oil toting opera 11ons lu'the I.csser Slave late district. Sarnia has a resident, Mrs. 'Alarjar-. Ban'or.' who is 100 years of age. Her mother lived to bo ISO years old. [erabersWp in the Victoria, B. branch of the Aniiy and Navy Veter- ans has reached thousand marfc. St. Catharines bad an epidemic ot ho'ise-breakiug. offices and a (acton- being entered. Geo. B. JacXsou, wno died at Kg- mondrille. Irad been postmaster ot tbat place for nearly CO years. In the Carleton Place home of the T ro i man fain Hy there were live deaths from "flu" in five dftys. Lieut.-CoL Daniel Callaghau. a Fen- ian Raid veteran, died in Kingston. He had lived thtte 7S years. O. V. A. of Kenora passed a re- solution atUtDg" organizaitons to droy alien enemies from 'in in unions. ing for citizens (o buy the -wood. Mr. Joseph Henderson, vice presi- dent of the Bank of Toronttf. has com- pleted 50 vearfi iu the service of tlie bauk. Dr. Hastings, M.O.U., is Ellll of the opinion houscsiare needed iu Torooio to relieve the present short- :ie old postoifice site at D sold to J. P. BoJe, of ihe He Company, Jjimited. for Kint TVfftcr on tie Job and glrins notice that the dry hM ;been broken. Here's opine the todicmUonj rif hu Is fata? to tht thii no whether we la CaaiuU 4a or- not. Tney'get lot out .ot ortr im .Uw Mother tjoontrf. Has the plan lor soMlers' menor many plane hM io the put. Let us the memoVlal aowtlon fo fore. The world powers hare decided f> ea-re it to Sam to. settle Ihe Mexican tifoblem. Uncle Sara a e of It found it jwt playing -wltti i nttVesnaks or en deavoriof to let go the tall of a par tlcrularly actlte wlldcet. There has a lot (it talk ahoa an 'oil Dc-lupus1 etxteavorlnK to gain control cK the oil resources of N'orth ern Allwrta There Is no evidence to ahow that sucli an attempt made, K> that ft Is nothing but talk. -eTer, if the oil resource! of th north Ire what some people would leai 119 (o.nelleve aifS.wliat we hope Ihey are there ihotild no rooiv onoljr of the rlghta si I owed. The will be all the 'soone thrtuth private and unrestricted 31GN3 RELIEF BILL tTASlUS'OTON, 'Feb; Wllpon today signed the hill proviiJin tor food relief in Europ ard the urgent deficiency appropri tirm MIL as company: In an; action- b the the ue-w MM, he favored the electlou hospital officials after the first yeir at least. J1, B. Atkins, Dtdsbury, was ia cord of the bill, pointing out that and more state control sentlaL Mr. MftfKay uid there ihe close si, toe BiUQfcfpal MM! ITM public school Jut w the provided Xonu! Mbwds ior KM traluvug of ttachert, tfng centres should b-e provinco to supply, the ntaalclpti mHi with qualified aad helpers. The understand that public health tacUitte a direct obligation upon Ae municlpaU ties. There was a very definite line of duty the and municipalities cue of the the poor, and also edacittou. These hospital areas should not be too small, and in the case ot cfttet the limits should be extended 20 or 30 miles out because persons with In thfi dhtanrn ot city hospitals -would go to these In any evrtU. As for finan- cial assistance, It was not wiie lor the province to get Into water tit tho very outset cil tlie scheme, Asscfcmcnt Mr. GHmour thought acmie EboTiM be made to tax as well as property-owners for assure this class of treatment without excess rates. Mr. MaeKay explained that the local boards had power to fix the assess- ment, and some agreement could be arrived at without Involving the es- tablishment of a poll tax, to which he vfag 11 was also explained by the min- ister that special investigation of the department would inquire into and reiwrt on the establishment of these municipal hospitals. Pharmaceutical Bill Wilh tiie second reading oC tha bill ahead for a lule famine this winter. Quelph gathered LOW ___ cords of wood. Now the city is look- 1 support ot these hospitals, and (hus rausic on the manflekxis VictroU. EvMy available styie of tkeie kwltu- ments in stock and thoutands You'll hearing and having... Victor Records. MASON R1SCH LIMITED BALMORAL BLOCK to tte aiion Act, Mr. this provided tor vtudtnta la try being perraittftd to prtntfceship in bocplUta at 109 or tcore bedi. C. 3. Ptagle. of KcdclLflc, Mid he desired to see ItKoreonted fa ri, committee of the bbute, prvrivton to such students' articled vpon tieTecoo- of duly tered diemtets. JOUKflALirr Feb. .editor of Sir of tae Mirror, brUiUut JouruUtt, irtw, wbm. wn- in U of' the war, MM KitrMi, raadt. with Lord the pl.oto- cruh tbe naut wrfeot ot pub- lic (rmtmctton tVa world. bor member ot parliament tor the At' diviskm tlied in England. Hearty endorjemenijViras given to the resolution by the" Vancou- ver city council askinjj'the Dominion! Government to mSinedtete steps for tbe deportaUonm enemy aliens. With ihb' birth .Mrs. Annina Lizzi, ol Xejw.- has thir-j mother of tive are dead. She is also of five upreme court of Cauafla' had used original agreement .In Ih'eir' de- Ihe bogus agreetnent was home in- olved the firm 61 Lougnsed and tlen- ett, as solicitors, for; tHe. gas' corn- any wllh the submissioTi of ,r6e so- caUed fraudulent apte.nent-, 'lo the igislature further implicating Mr. .oberts, ex-member of the Icgislatarc with this transaction, Mr. be- ng at thai time a member of the firm Lougbeed and Bennett.' Enquiry Needed A. P. Ewing agreed lhat a full en- uiry Into (he allegations sbouM be ,ade but thought -'tbe public utilities ommlssion might carry out 'the same nti refb'rt to the house, .without' in- tlie expense' of a royal com- mission. Hon. J. R. Bojrle said the matter was xceedfngly serious, since the honor I the legislature waa involved. Fraud pon the house was alleged anci steps hould be taken to .enquire fully into tie case.- It "was not only nt necessary to take steps to If fraud had committed and irho was guilty if there was fraud. A oyil com mission could most adequat" y cope with the whole matter. But dW not the' pressing need of to have a report for the sessloc He Uled, however, that be. did not be- ICTB, that. the former member o! the louse, Mr, Roberts, wonld knowingly be a party' to sticb a fraud, After some discussion by Mr, Hoad.ey and Hon. A. (i. Mack ay', i! was agreed that the motion of Mr loss should be redrafted and feubmil to the house later! DENIES REPORTS WASHINGTON', Feb. The Jap embassy an official dis patch from Tokio today denying re cenlly received reports ot the deal! of Marshal Prince Yamagata, Th in t u a as e -aid the marshal had been lerfouMy ill with Influenza but TWO'KILLEO ROCKKORD, Illinois, Feb. persons were killed and abodi Ihtrl others ssrioasly injured nigh when the southbound passenger trai on the Chicago, Milwaukee arid St Pau! Railroad was one mil north of Latham, Fpiir coacbea lei track. 7W6 MUfiDEnS IN NEW YORK >n5W VOJ1K, Feb. murd era and a hoU-ap were added tar! toflay to the of Xew VorV "crime wave." George A. Rhodes, a boarding honac Vcepet, wts foand in h rofttfl, apparently by thieves who sto! several ill amend rings. A young w man .waR robbed of after strep times -and lif-r cscw who ran The other murder occurred j at the 4fty, when a foreigner ifcas idowB in TW mnr erer escaiwd. Samuel Whitman? aged who settled on a farm near.SourJs 22 years died" at. hts" homo in that town n ths lOlh inst He .was a native of uffoik, Bng., but lived most of bis fG in CaTiaJa. A resolutioa pa'ss'itii at Chatham, !ut, calls for" legislation, to" keep all under IS out of poolrooms, and for ne content of .pareatsVtor those bs- ween IS and 20 betsftfe tftey can visit oolroo'nia. Xg Gen I. a Ch'lJiesei.hident of Lowell, is being held fb B5 tiie i esuit oE a.mistake ticket] gent who ticketed lilrn through Can-] da to Flint stead oE sending- him en- rely through United StafCs Terri- ory. Convicts in Canadian penitentiaries t the close of- the year numbered ,463, 33 compared with at ttie lose of the previous year. Unmarried re Jn large majority. They total 891; he inairied. 504, and1 the widowed, Her. John 'Wallers, who 'has died n GaJashiels Poorhousc Hospital, Tor- jnto, at the age fjt 78. was aa ric. who lived a solitary iife in a louse of frts own const rue tn-Ab- iOls sharing his rooms with his hens and ducks. A favorable report was .ordered at ra.shing'toh by the commerce commission on Uie-fcftt introduced by Senator Fletcher of Florida, authoriz- ns: (covernment acqulaitioii ion of tnb Coi canal at a Cost not to eicced Practical demobilization of all-the LTniled naval establishment in European irater and the sale of the treat lAfayette wJreltaa station at Bordeaux to the French. Eovernmerit at a price of apjiroxjTnately were announced a! Boston by-Assfat- antJSecielarr of the N'avy George Glynn, one. o? Winnipeg's best-known citizens, prominent In busi- ness circles Tor yeana, is dead at Gait, Onlarfo. ,He was ifie first mayor "of am! was 'tnstrum'enlal in having llie reserve aouth of that town open tor seiileineyt. yraa born io 1S15. t Geoffrey Dar.-aon hah' resigned flu editor of the J-ondon Times, a. post ha haa held Blnco 1912. Mr, Daweon gives as Tils reason for rellnqulaMng Ihe tMilorshlp that Northcil" baa been wHh the policy