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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIV. FIRST SECTION LKTHBR1DGK, ALBERTA, .WEDNESDAY. MARCH 9. FIRST SECTION HEW PACES NUMllBR 74 GERMANS RECALL AMBASSADORS IN ALLIED CAPITALS Ettuiirdo Dato Killed in His Automobile By Slaver on Motorcycle ASSASSIN ESCAPES. j TRACE IS FOUND i MADRID, Marsh Oato was thii even- ing while returning from the chamber in an automobile. He was attacked by several persons vho fired a number of shots. i The actual asaassin of the prem- j was a man on a motorcycle, j .vho fled. The chauffeur of tho i automobile in which Premier Dato was riding wai alto killed. Capital Horrified MADRID, Mar. city was i liorriiled last night when it became I ki'own that Ed'rjrdo Duto, premier and minister 01 marine, had boeu j assafsiciit-ed tvliilo returning to his homo from a Irtte session of the Spanish senate. Immediately after the news was received in official quar- u-tro made to carry on the suveninient until a new could be .ippointed by King! Mfonsa. The Count De Hvgallal, min- ister of. the Interior, will act as f.'orary premier. j All trace of the men who killed the i jremiw was iu5t ju the excitement atier-illng the assassination. Immed- ialely after tho crime had been com-; iiiHMrt the criminals, who were rid-1 ins in the sidecar of a motorcycle sped away and disappeared. Story of the Assassination i Premier IJatn left the aeuate eham- lier at o'clock and .'entered, tits] ;'ar. which waiting for him. A motorcycle with a sidecar curryins two men had followed the premier's car unnoticed, there being many other Murders, Chicago Fued Political War in Death Valley The British Lion: "And to think 1 tied that on for George Matthew Adams Sen-ice. Railway Estimates Will Have Stormy Passage In House Members Demanding General Investigation Into Whole Railway Must Be Filled Up To Create Rail Needs Met for 25 Years. OTTAWA, March [ers, ure advocating nn energetic pol- Eight Ships Fleet Bom- bard Old Desert MOSCOW SENDS OUT MISLEADING STORY COPENHAGEN, Mar. grad 13 reported to be in the of revolutionary which for several days have been fighting agahnt Russian vik new- that city, a special from Helslngfers received here this morning. A revolutionary force waa vic- torious, the dispatch after a terrible bombardment Petrograd from Kronstedt, Krai, noya, Gorka and Syster.ak. which was followed by machine tun bat- tles in the struts of the slty, LONDON, ships of the Baltic fMet participated in the bombardment of Petrograd, says a Riga (Hfcatch to the Lon. den Times. panic followed among red troops and commun- ists. The whole garrison at Or- anienbaum, consisting of five regi- ments, deserted the revolution- aries after shooting all regimen- tal commisMrles and commun- ists and also captured two Ice- between Petrograd and Kronstadt. The BolalMvIk have sent agita- tors to KroJMUdt with gold to try to check the revolt. i Another Soviet Fortress BKJA, tnrtress of, Krasnoya Gorko, wElch was reported to have joraed the.rarolntionaries. was relied on by the soviet government to quell the Kronstadt uprising. The insistent deman4 'is de'-iicy of immigration in order to settle Soviets had similarmarhineaOQ the streets. hot" among government and, the! vast uninhabited areas and thus Kronstadt frnn, the premier's car had reached Baza opposition members for a curtailment: gradually generate Irom Independence, near Senor Dato's Ol antl a re-or- litmus the motorcycle Increased its speed and approached tho aide of Ihe railways, which they state, have beonir i Permanent improvement In the) an- CHICAGO, Mar. ef were offered today by. Al- derman John Powers of the ward for the capture of the men who yesterday shot and killed two of his political lieutenants, Harry Raymond and Paul Labri- ola. One man wa> under arrest to- day in connection with the case but the police refused to disclose hie identity. Four gunmen, said to have been imported frem New York, were reported to have been connected with the shooting. A POLITICAL FEUD CHICAGO, Mar. return of lawlessness, declared to have been the outcome ef a political feud, which has tetrvrind one ef the meet densely populated wards In the city for weeks, teday cul- in the assassination of "two of Alderman Powers' political lieutenants. Paul Labriola, i municipal court bailiff, was the first victim. He was shot from ambush .a bleck from his home, just before noon. He fell with nine bullets in his body. Harry Raymond, i cigar store owner, was killed two hours later by two men who had entered his store to buy cigars. Two bullets pierced his head and two others penetrated his lungs. Both shoot- Ings took place in a section known as "Death Valley" in the ward and were ascribed by th'e police to the feud between the Powers' faction and that of An- thony D'Andreau, who was defeat- ed by Powers for alderman lait month. Municipal Department Taxes Nearly Three (Special to Tha .Huntul) EDMONTON, March collected by tho Department ot Municipal Affairs in the Province of Alberta for 1930, totalled according to tho annual re- port of the department laid on tho table ot the legislature Tuesday afternoon. The receipts included the following: Supplementary revenue tai, 404.'625.69. Educational trust account, 659.21. Educational lease lands 460.18. Wild lands. 1855.511.74. Timber areas, J4.5S9.94. Improvement district tm, 862.01. Calgary's New if innmnuinlax Likely To Pass Parsed Throufh Municipal Law With Dissenting' Five liqaor Profits Of Province In (Special to The Herald) EDIION'TOX, March only I five members of the municipal law committee, of the legislature voting against it? Calgary's proposed new minimum service tai amendment to Its charter was passed by the commit- tee on Wednesday morning. A heated debate preceded the vote. Those who voted against tho principle ot the-tax wera: W. M. Davidson (Government) North .Calgary; Robert overseas member; Mrs. R. C. Price, junior overseas mem- her, and Alex. Ross (Labor) Centre Mrs. L. c. JlcKinney [Calgary, and j (Non-Pirtigan) Clareshdlm. Government Proviso i Acting Premier Mitchell said he I favored it providing the minimum ser- vice tax applied to everyone that is, that there should be no set-off of tho tax against property tares. Alderman J. IV. Hugill, who had addressed the Recall of Ambassadors Xot I Taken to Mean Definite Rup- lure in Negotiations j GERMANS PREPARING I NEW PROPOSALS NOW i PARIS, March Wil- ihelni Mayer, the German am- jbassador, left Paris for Berlin this morning. Belgian Minister, Too BRUSSELS, March i l.andsburg, the German minister here, who hits been recalled by government, left, Brussels yesterday for Berlin. Recall German Officials IJEKLIX. Mnreh is soini-of- announced that the German ottieials at Paris and Brussels have been summoned to Berlin. Tho experts who co-operated in Uie preparation of the German counter- proposals met yesterday morning. Ac- cording to the Berlin Zeitung they will try to tind a basis for fresh negoliir- ions if the allies indicate a desire for resumption. German BSHLTX. Jlarcli voiced to tlle-aup- council in by 0r. Walter Simons, 1'oroign' minister and head of tlin German delegation at the reparti- tion-; conference, were endorsed liy Chancellor Fiihrenbach, who ?poke be- The driver of the premier's car hearing the firing, increased his speed. the premier shouted: "I atn wounded, stop the car." The chauf- rour found the premier terribly v.-ounded about the heail but able to speak. He sp.id lie believed he was badly hurt. The driver leaped to his seat and drovo to a dispensary near- by. where first aid was administered. Senor Dato -was conscious when taken from the auto hut collapsed in a few uiinutes and died while at the dls- jsensary. He had three wounds in the back of his head. The car in which he was riding was riddled with bullets. At the session ot the senate which the premier had been attending, the minister of labor introduced a hill extending the provinions of the labor accident lav.' to agricultural workers. Speaker and Atty.-General Stage a Clash (Special to The Herald I KDMONTON, March C. S. Pingle in the Housn. and Attorney- General J. It. Boyle clashed over situation. Urging Curtailed Service Decided opinions were eipressed by members this morning that all duplica- tion of lines and services must be done away with Immediately, and in addi- tion eitremists are advocating doinj away with a number of tho trans-con- tinental passenger trains and confin- ing the passenger service to local trains serving stated districts. another opinion was that if nece Yet the passenger service to the west should be practically turned over to Ihe Canadian Pacific Railway and that the government should confine itself to the hauling of freight. Immigration Needed LcrtaJn members, notably western- Local Member Asks About Trade Agents W. A. Buchanan Wants to Know Government Inten- tions as to U. S. Trade OTTAWA, Mar. sity of another vast sum being expend- ed on UK railways neifyear. THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT In the Commons OTTAWA, Mar. Main estimates for. .1921-23 tabled, amounting to main esti- mates for 1920-21 totalle'd lioint of order on Tuesday intentions of the govei when the Speaker brought down a! regard to the appointment of trade ruling that a minister of the crown i "Seuts in the U-nitcd States arc asked cannot Introduce a private bill. Mr. ''V W. A. Buchanan, Lethbrijlge who Boric contested the Speaker's ruling :md demanded a further one, that the .Speaker whether Mr. Boyle would ijc permitted to spoak on the resolu- tion introducing such a priv.ato bill. '.Mr. Pingle said he would give his de- cision on this point later. nas notice that he will ask in the commons if it has been recom- mended to the government that trade Hgcntu should be appointed .in differ., introducing such a priv.ato bill. I sentiona of the United States in-j CARMANGAY FARMER HAS 25 ACRES ALREADY PLOWED FOR CROP (From Onr Own Correspondent) CARMANGAY, Mar. .Simpson, a farmer in Carmangay din- has twenty-live acres plowed.' Jle commenced on Monday, February 28th, with a slx-horiw team and plowed every day einco. He says the ground la In shape for the plow, Several other furmcra have letter amounts plowed now. Snow Friday Biornlnj did not. flop then. order to develop nn eiport trade with] that country, and if so, what steps the Total estimates for 1920-21 were Third reading given to' the bill to amend the Exchequer Court Act. Discussion on second reading of the bill to define Canadian nationals. Debate adjourned. Continued debate on bill by A. R. McMaster, Brome, requiring a cab- inet minister to resign any director- ships he holds in Incorporated com- panles. Second reading defeated by 105 to 54. Chief Liberal whip voted1 agalunt the bill. National Progressives split on the division. Resolution by A. B. McColg. Kent, j favoring standardization of parts ot i agricultural machinery referred, after discussion to committee. P. H. Keefer. Port Arthur, moved special committee of tho houFe to investigate the bene- fits of a. deep waterway from th Great Lakes by way of tho St Law rcnoe to tho sea. Debate adjourned. In the Senate Sitting brief. Consideration pout poned of government bill creating con- of the Lako of tho Woods levels. ipatch states. "The republic is surrounded by. an endless number of it con- tinuea. "The short breathing spell given Russia has been interrupted by new allied Intrigues. The task con- fronting the republic must be carried throiiBh at a time when she is .strug- gling against counter-revolutlonists.' Another Veraien LONDON, March ve. sion of the situation In Petrograd Is given in'a Central Nswg dispatch from Helsingfors dated today. This says that fighting is continuing In the streets of Petrograd and that War Minister Trotsky and M. Zlnovieff, the foro the lleichstag yesterday. After linupunelng that negotiations" at nun had been broken off and that tho German delegation was roturliius homo, the chancellor said: "This violation of and cur.mit be defended on any judicial [.grounds. It assumes doubly pernir- Attorney Genera! Boyle Brings committee in favor of the tai of which- j ?8.ihlBt f0' Down Revised Figure, Show- j Ztf JSS ing Increase assessments on buildings down to an ,r tho per cent, of their real value should be removed so that bulldlugg might be (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON', Alta.. March Net (Contlnued on Page Five.) Raise Exemption For Income fax The Saskatchewan Associated Boards of Trade Would Take Off Some Burden returns received by the Alberta pro- vincial government from transac- tions in liquor during the year 1930, were This information was brought into the House on Tuesday by Attornej- General J. R. Boyle, In reply to a ques- tion put by Dr. G. D. Stanley, opposl- ilon, High River. Several days ago, Mr. Boyle inform- ed the house that had boon paid into the. treasury from liquor revenues but that this did not mean net profit as the stock of liquor on hand at the end of 1920 was larger than at the end of 1919. The differen- ces, therefore, between the two fig- ures represents increase liquor in storage. assessed at. their full value. The real test on the minimum tax proposal however, will come on floor of the house, when the commit- tee report goes In as its opponents are .determined to fight to a finish. The attitude of the committee indicates, however, Calgarv is practically i certain to get the right to Imniiie the tai with the modification (hat it shall be general with othes property taxes no set-oil' against RedBirettaTo New Cardinals Many Susceptible To Smallpox, Alta. o Compulsory Vaccination School Children Since 1916 Health figures tinn of Europe nor bring about a Ilq- uijlutlon of the war. "In thf course of the Dr. Simons appealed to history." said llio chancellor in discussing the ques- tion of responsibility for the war. "I feel permitted to declare the judg- ment of history Is alreaily established anil the nature of tho verdict is sudi that, iiuy attempt to fix responsibility' solely- upon Germany must fail ctuiEe it is false." Life In Ousseldorf nUSSlSLDCiUF, Mar. sol- diers patrolled the city last night. far as known thorc were no untoward incidents, the population of the city accepting the presence of allied troops with seemmg apathy. All theatres, moving picture house? and concerts were ordered closed late yesterday by General De Goutte. com- mander of the French forces occujiy- the he promised this o'r- Of jder might be modified in a few Red Hat Will Be Conferred To- mojrrow Completing the Ceremony i Special to the Tlcrald i EDMONTON'. Alta., March S. rmuent with j appointment of' a government proposes to tnko in the! matter. H. C. Wriftht. Battleford, has given I notice that he will inquire of the gov- i eminent what number cars, locomo- tives and rolling stock'generally were ordered by the government during I the years 1918, 1S19 and 1920. Mr. Wrighl. alao aska what wan the value of those orders, and from whom such equipment wan purchased with the ot each contract. In the Commons Business tofey was not Hied at the" clotio of yesterday's proceedings. In the Senate. Senate meets at 2 o'clock for rou- tine business. DEPORT DETROIT ALIENS DETROIT, March liens, ordered Imported for alleged radical Activities are to leave here Sunday for Now York, Immigration of- ficials announced toilly. STAH FRENCH RUNNER RECALLED TO COLONS YORK, Mar. OulllB- mot, star distance runner, of France, who was defeated here recently in tho three thousand metre event of the Guaranty games, has been recall- ed to regiment because Of French army activities in lierumny. He said lie would return to the United Htates In November to compete In the na- tional rross SASKATOON, Mar. J. James of Regina was re-elected president of .the Saskatchewan Associated Boards of Trade at the first annual meeting which closed here hist night. Vice- presidents elected were: p. Fowlie, Princo Albert: E. Denison, Asaini- boia and Jack Wood. Swift Current. Gerald Graham of Saskatoon waa re- elected secretary-treasurer. Tho most important resolution passed at the evening session was one advocating the raising of exemptions for the in- come tax to revenues of tloOO for sin-1 gle persons without dependents, and for married mon, with ex- emption per child. In answer to an appeal from Q. R. Bancroft, president of The Pin, Man., j board of trade, tlic-associated board" aiio agreed to select a delegation of representatives of weitern- jntereiti to" rtilt Ottawa and at any rate the pa'islng cf the butlgetn, to secure from the rnent aft 'undertaking to complete the rnrrstrnetlon of the Hudtou Bfty rail- way. !h the afternoon 'the Meeting con- ferred ;wltli Alexander afctkeuM, pro- vincial freight expert, ami lecldM to ROME, Mar, Benedict to- day imposed upon cardinals created at the secret consistory on March 7 the were 2.753 cases of Influenza herta during the spring of as against reported in .1.919. and cases reported in liUS, accord- ing to the annual I vin I tabled The number of deaths from "Pin" in !S20 also showed a big reduction, the troops here, and a state nf siege was declared. Newspapers ap- j peared nuiier censorship. So far they have abstained from referring any-, whera in their columns to the occupa- tion. Dutch Alarmed AMSTERDAM, .Mar. Tile Tlaii- (lolsblntl says ilio result of the to the annual report of the p'-o- IUBIIU 01 me repnni- ciul department of public health "t is regret- led in tho legislature on Tuesday.! ao as Ulltc" con- red hiretta as the first tangible proof jtotiil being 4111. of the supreme dignity which has j Small Pox been conferred upon them. This, will j were 530 cases of be completed by the conferment of i reported In 1920 as compared tn 10.1 the red hat in the public consistory H-L'SCS 1919 and .-ix ileaths wero tomorrow. j ported, giving a death rate of about His eminence, Cardinal Dennis one per crint. It is, not considered Dougherty, as the dean of the newly- j that all cases Bccurring were elected cardinals, delivered an udilress to the pope in which ho thanked him in tli0 name of the other cardinals en-operate wltfehlm In tktta vostorn frolgW. rates. Unitmeht for the great honor which he hail done them In Giving them so sacred and splendid a position. He assured his holiness of their deep and humble gratitude, which they all hoped to demonstrate by their enthusiastic de- rotlon and loyalty to the supreme pontiff and the holy Roman church. reported. ISJil this diseasu t'ected o very, wild form cccarioiiai'y ;i i'.ii.sr.. As tlni! report doals only with I9SO thore is! no mention of course of the fact, (lint FATHER ATTACKS PREACHER WHO HARMED DAUQHTER WOODSTOCK N. B., Marta Chirlen Steevev, Pentecostal preach- er, who was sent up jmteriiay for trial for an alleged offense against a youag girl, was saved from .socloiis bodily harm by the sheriff, when the (Irl's father made a vicloun attack on who aald Bteeves had nuked jic mairj- the girl. graph: "There is at present in the province I a largo population susceptible to the disease. This la due to the fact thai since 3916 there has been no compul- sory VHCinatlon among nchool chil- dren." WOULD DIVIDE MICrTlOAN LANSING. Mich., March concurrent resolution introduced In the lower of the Mich- igan legislature by Representative of Iron Mountain, would call on congress to divide Michigan j into two states. dltloiiR lire fOiK-crned. It asks what IloJIand will do if the allies demand a cortificuii! am! the origin of goods shipped through Holland as during Hho v.-ar. It the hope that th'i ffovtrnnient will oppose (1-EtrilHitinn of trade ami, industry u'liich already liave suffered so much. The nmitrals, adds the paper, are irnn of war hatred, and see In "this hlov." only a continuation of the war. It al.-o asks what the United Stalot is golns to do. Vienna Sympathizes VIENNA. Mar. with Germany in tho developments with followed the breaking up of the nego-; (Continued on Page Five.) Murder Charge Against New Bruiuwicker Wife "Fell in a Well" MONCTON, N. B., March Ezekiel Berry, 47, a farmer of Foreit Hill, waa brought to Ment- ion last night on the charge of killing hii wife, Minnie Berry, 4f. on December 12 laat. At the time of Mre. Berry's death It was uld the had fallen In a well. ;