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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta ;TimJKUDUE. ALBEittA. Tm'l'.SlUY, MAUCIi 13, 1'JIO MOST IMPORTANT PHASE OF PEACE CONFERENCE WILL BEGIN ON FRIDAY Brest fefajr ad SesawitoSUrt LLOYD GEORGE SCORES WIN ON CONSCRIPTION PARIS, March :he peace cotm- KAISER BILL'S ASYLUM DENIED HIM BY SWISS preme council of Ih. r. ell will meet on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock, according to the offi- cial statement Issued al Ihe close of yesterday's meeting. It reads at follows; "The, supreme war council met today from 3 to 5 p.m. The aerial terms io be Imposed on Germany In the preliminary peace were dis- cuued. The articles drafted by Ihe military experts exam- ined in detail and adopted. The next meeting will take place on Friday, March 14, at 3 p.m." i President Lands Today ON' BOAFID THE UvS.S. GKOROE Wednesday, March wireless to the As- sociated Wilson ex- pects to arrive at Brest lit about S.30 Thursday evening, lie will board a Bpecial train immediately.afler a brief reception ceremony, and probably will arrive in Paris about 0 o'clock Friday morniuB. This afternoon Mr. Wilson sent wireless messages lo Secretary Lansing and Col: House and arranger! to begin work in Paris without loss ot time. Win for Lloyd George LONDON'. March discussing events a' tho peace conference in HailyClironWe eays; that Prcnfier iiioy'ri GCOTEC scored a very Important point'in gaining tho assent of his col- leagues pi" the council of ten to thi> prindplo should be abolished tifirmany. The plan adopted w'ilf 'eiabie' Ihc'powers 'on whose shoulders the chief indellnitely wilh It. The disarmamenl ot Germany being compulsory, wit have to ho watched anil enforced for many years liy Iravclling commissions of the league ot nations, with the leatuc's force behind It." Tho abolition of compulsory service the greatest practical step yet lake" toward Iho discouragement of war, says the Daily Mall. There is one vita! provision (or the safety of Ihe allies that must accompany the aboli- tion of conscription, however. This is the complete and effective disarma- ment ot Germany. ilardi William Iloheuzollern, two months before tbe, armistice was signed, planned an asylum others, with power to add to their number. Aims and Objects 1. To further the USD ot irrigation water from our mountain streams for [the stabilization of our farming oper- ations and for the slcadying from year lo'ycar of our business operations. 2: To aid in the organization ot irrigation districts. OTT-WA, March appar- nlly endless debate on tho address, ragged along for another tour lioiirs n the commons today after having een temporarily terminated last night y lack of a quorum. The debate has "ow occupied 11 days, with the pros- pect ot running at least two days more. Interest will bo in the iscussion tomorrow, when Iloh. W. S. "ielding speaks. The speakers today were TltonUs Poster, Edmund Savard. F. n. StScey, )r. J. K. Fontaine and W. O. Mc- Quarric, who had not conclndcrt ivhon lie house rose al eVclnck. In a statement previous to Uto re- sumption of the debate by Hon..Mar- lin Burrell on the strike situation .in the printing bureau, he Ihe government may have lo consider the question: of Ihe closing Ihe bureau. The third government can- ens of the session will be held tomor- row. It is understood that tlio cial caucus on the tarilf may. not be held for a few weeks. 3; To maintain connections between our farmers and tlie Dominion gtvern mcnt and the Alhcrla government to these ends, and lo assist anco ot governmenls, financia Jleeli'riss ot Ihe eiccu- ive io 'be iield not less often than once n every three months, and a genera! meeting at least once a year. Central The headqnartsra iml central office o? the assiciatlon to be estabiishe'd' at lxicai; liacleod, Mon arch, Coal lurat and Go'm'merce, West Lethbridge Iron -'Springs. Turin. Sundial, Grass> lake, Island and rurple Scrings Tatcr, Barnwell. Chin, Coaidale, Fore most, Etzikom and Nemiskam, Wren tham, Stirling, Raymond. Magrat! Cardstori, Glenwood arid iiill Sprinst Milk lUvcr.'AVarncr', New Dayion, Ma anco o ese gov, and otherwise, for the furtherance of isranslm, Altorado. APPRECIATION OF RAYMOND AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL Trial this conference, representative of the whole farming and business population of thfl district -within an ;0-mlle radius of I-ethbridie, desires o record its appreciation ot the action of the Alberta government in accenlnE !0 onr request registered in 1915 thai mill M, after to carry airay one or two cas also tutlHed that Ihe prico t liquor (tixed 'Mr. Forsier when he was Inspector and Is now ted by the prcscflt provincial Inspcc- or, Mr. Douglas. Ho said ho did not linow the upread between tho buying indlho sellinR the prices Ihnt he had. nothing to So wilh the shipment of province and knew nothing ot the dc- (alls of tho dilution .ot liquor In the BOTernment warehouse.-, The witness however, that this was common In Ihe liquor busi- ness and ciplatned that Ihe reason was to nn cMrges and duty, the liquor Imported pverproot, anil diluted to clandard grade, 1 wai not tire open at Tender's place for The witness said tfcal were ircontrcd from doctoJJi who obtained, liquor at the an agricultural school and demonstr lion farm should be. established in Ibis vicinity. Tlio school and farm at Raymond'will srcatly stimulate our farm sirls and boys in their endeavors lo improve' ir'ris'aflon farming, gram growlnE'and..livestock-raising. ASKING FOR NQWHAL SCHOOL AT LETHBRIDGE That this conference, representative of tho whole farming and .business rtopnlaltoh ot the districts wilhin an 80-mile radius of Lclhbridge, alfirras tho desires ot our pcpple that a Nor- mal 'School should be established i at the policy 0[ ilc-tentraiialion ot such schools has been wiserjwagrccd upon'by the Alberta government, and a Normal school .at would attract local students lo the very-ne- cessarywork of'Ihc leaching profes- sion'if-sncr facilities were provided in they live. There are fivo hundred members V- Hie..teaclilng profession !n this 'dKlrict, so that it is evident that tho" need. for recruits will be continuous and increasing. jn'by the AlDcna govemmeiu, ASKING FOR LAND TITLES LETHBRIDGE from the wliolc country surround Tlcplytng lo a quoslibn In the house ot commons last night, Thomas iMcN'mnara, parliamen- tary secretary to the llmt no dreailnmighl halllcshlps were under conslrnclloh on last. He added dial four dreadnought balllo cmlscra were under coiislrnd- Iliatdatc; that work on Ihree. whlclt were In very early had been abandoned and thn slips Upon which Ihcy were being built had been freed for merchanl ship 1 That this confererfbc, rcproEenlative of (lie whole 'farming and business population of the districts witllin an SO-mile radius of lho desire whicli was slrongly at n previous largely.allcncled mectinR In 1313 ot represenlallvcs On the samo dale', lie fal 200 ASKING FOR INTERIOR STORAGE ELEVATOR AT LETHBR1DGE nisiness'justify the immediate prose- cution of'this publ.lo service. This grain.crops ihrough 'the yards at In 3018 amounted to a grand o( S.p.OOO.OOO 'remier Stewart Plain Announcement to'That feet in ttie Hoase (Special to The .Herild) EDMONTON, the debate Tuesday "over the Moth- ers' Pension Stew- art confirmed thefforecaat in the Herald last Saturday, thatj.the provincial government adhere to the system M dlrecf, taxation inaugurated In er Ihi name of the Sypplemerriary Revenue Tax Act. At cf the debate Andrew 'Cllmwri Lacombe, arj- uing that the province aliould u- sume a larger share than fifty per cent, of the. paymenti for. children of widowed suwetted thst -if', the. govern- ment decided to continue the plementary Revenue Tax Act thia year, the province thould have enough money lo atiume a larger ihare than fifty per 'cent, of the "If the member, from is endeavoring to find whether the government it te Bm tinue the Supplementary Act put in Premier Stewart ndnf, I can tell .him right now that we are." Approximately r.Vised (art year direct revenue tax, the Patriotic Fund. The .premier re- called that of the money li yet iintollected.. tlewevery the payment of thia tax cemet ahead of all other taxef by municipalitiet, food ae expeeted'thjrt the-pub- lic accounts would be laid on the table yesterday, but'owing to the HlSea. of Hon. C. S. Mitehell, provinctnl treaiurer, they were delayed. Mr. Mltehell iiated to- day lhal they would be brought into the house next-Monday. FOOD RELIEF FOR POLES That this conference, represcnlalivo] farming and business population ot the districts wilhin an Sflmilo radius of lyetbhrldgc, desires again to reilcralo their.proper and reasonable ren.uwur mado from llmo (a llmo dnrlnB sli.years that in interior tlorago eleralor e'slablislied Ixlhbrtdje. i The yearly, incrcasina: production oi 'wlieil and othpr. grains and timotliy seed from this 'arUrtct requires that all facilities fon.llie.proper handling ot Ih'ese on both eastwards nlld westwards should be jrbvldcd, nnd'lini necessities Jlarch food rciiet of Poland Is proceeding.smoollily, (o Herbert C... Hoover today. irf spilo ot the too' great to send trairi Atlantic. Merai- cra ail the way lo -Wnrigj Baltic. Hoi being free of BANK Ct-EARINOS weelt Sarte'wceMasl year MS.ISt) U, S, CREDIT March In favor of "Rumania, nnnounced today by the Darlment. This increased, credits to llu.OOO.iKH) and (ho allies to preliminary meeajs-on which, -was attended by the i O. R- Mamoch, T-.LM- UiGreeai, Tariuii Mr. RBaiwll. Calgary; J. PJiweleoii, .Kkymoia; 'C. Harvey. Mr .'.Rowland, Kipp; iawrence'.Peter- SOB, Barawell; FairHetd, B. Mtebach, LetibrMge; J. A-'Meldrum, Magratt; J. H.' Par- ish, Cardstcn; J. P. Aaderaom. Ray- mond; C. Jensen, (Masrath.; G. C. 'Mac- DosalcV New Dayton: Mr. noyd, Ts'ew Dayton- F. A. E. Stirling A. Griftin, Brooks; S. G. Porter, C. F. Hoobs, Iron Springs; Mr. S. Dunham, Oeo. Firth, lethbrhlte; J. Watmough, West Letib.Mge; A. iTerara? Bar- I ons; A. M. Aker3, Barons; C. C. QoosV Taber; BeUwanger, Picture Butte.' A number of were dis- cussed and Uioroofbly: threshed ,.owU being liclte'd into shasje, to present to the big meeting today. reao- lulionts wero passed at taii nionias'i' session o{ the general conference and wilt ba found in anotter part ot this Issue. They present tie farmers' wishes in pithy form, and will be sent to both governments and all Interested. After regislralion ot delegates, pres- ent at 9.30 this H. Petens, commissioner of irrigation, by meajis: of maps Se had prepared, enJamed io' Ihe delegates the Tarious projects under consideration by. the preseat ..tket Letbbridjo Northern, sad tke Lea- bridge Southeasterly, comprises in all nearly belt a. jo'illion acres.-- W. li. Fairfield, the Kxperimental farm, spoke brfefly on the general benefits irrigation. 1 About this limo Ihe'CardatoirbraiKe. ilelenstions, arrived, ia ana President Mamoch n' tie Board tot Trade.toolr. (Ue floor (o present to tho meeting the proposals to "oe con- sidered, the resolutions, and lo tell what he had learned in to Ot- tawa and Edmonton.- lie said In part: A. R. Manwch "The people ot'tliis wide and fertile district have often been eiijairert to- gether before on matters affecting our mntual-intereste, hat.wo are, tackling today a far bigger chore than we have ever put our heads together on up till now. "Wd arc hoping .today to lay the oundaltoM of a tint will o more to stabilize our business anil lir homes In Ihis new country than. nylhing lliat wo lave hitherto at- ernpled, "for rrtoro loan twenty years back he GoTenrmelit of Canada has beev bllowlng a policy that was suggested by tthat veteran of tlis western plains, William frearce. lie saw in e.J- 4cnded' wanderlngo that our moun- tain waters coald be made to flow (rrer at least some parts of the prair- ies; and were ipxt hire becn-eoolimred at during to snow Me raffht be made of these wafers. "The. first practical of any Moment took shape right ji tils district when some fifteen years the Alberta Railway and IrrsjfllOB the WOTXS Continued on Sia, ;