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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xui. EIGHTEEN PAGES LETHBniDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1920 EIGHTEEN PAGES NUMBER 79 Canada Wheat Board Will Gome Under Fire That-is Claim of German Government According To Proclamation REBELLION VBRV QUIET AFFAIR SO FAR' OTTAWA, March Can- adian wheat board, wllici lias been under fir; at recent farmers' conventions throughout the west and which yas strongly defended by 11. W. Wood, president. the United Farmers ot in Calgary last January, 13 to lie th'a subject ot a in tue'com'inons Men- day. A. SlcCoIg.-of Kent-Vi'esl, asks the number or.meiub.ers of the board, tho number of employ- ees, the monthly expenditure ot the board, including salaries and operating ejpenscs; if tbc aald ex- penses are paid by th'e_ govern- ment out of general revenues or deducted from the pjice obtained by tlio board for Ibe wheat before it Is divided among the farmer's, and'whether it h the intention ot Ihe government to continue the services of the hoard to handle' Ihe 1920 crop. Farmer members of the boiise declare they are well satisfied with tho oneu-allons of the board nnd accept Iho statement of Mr. Wood that the Canadian farmer would get a better average price for his wheat than the farmer of Iho United Slates, 'fhey also take the ground that the board should be continued so long aa other countries, particularly Great Britain, co'ntinue the policy the national marketing of wheat. To Discuss Sheep Running at Large (Special to the Herald) JiB-WONTON." March J cultural committee the house Til! special .meoliag at 10 o'clock next Wednesday moraine" to dlscuER the question sleighs and! sheep running at large, tivo questions ot large InleresMojranchcra and far- mers "In the province. It Is expected that a number o: communities inter- ested in the'rjiieBllons will send repre- sentatives to the conrmlllee meeting. FAMOUS SCULPTOR DIES IXXNDON, Jolin Williamson, the. Vficiilptor, died at EBher, a suburb last nlgiil, according to the London Times. Krancls John AVIHiaraEon, born in 1833, was the Etatue of Queen Victoria in-Australia, India, London and otier'places. Ilii work also included ataliie's erected in yar- ious parts ot tha British Isles. Naval Brigades From Doeberitz Enter Berlin and Seize Government Will He Try A Comeback? March new Korernruent established In Berlin is not intended to promote the aims of the monarchists or tbe reactionaries, if- is declared In a dispatch to the Co-1 logne Gazelle from Berlin today. The message reads: I "Tho now government under Chan- cellor Kapp wiii say In its program to be made public ihat it will honorably iui'Mll the treaty ot Versailles. -.11 Sives emphatic assurances ihVt the BOTernment bas no reactionary or niouarchtal, aims." Assembly Mandate Expired DERLI.V, March overthrow ot tho Ebert government was an- nounced iu a proclamation issued 30 o'clock.this revolting troops from the suburbs had entered Jierlln and occupied the Wilhelm- flrasse. Up'to'lhai hour tho move- ment bad .'proved 3 peaceful one, no disorders' developing.. liVoSljfmaliori.declared tliat'lho had passed Into ilieUiands ot General Provincial as imperial chancellor ftiiti'rpi'enitef ;of Russia. The 'proclamation. Issued over Hie ignature ofTmperial Chancellor Kapp, trial the.mandate of tho national assembly to create a conslltulion and conclude peace'has eipired and it de- clares the national assembly dissolved. 1'. adds: t Call New Elections ''As soon as internal order has been restored we shall relurn to constitu- tional conditions -and, prescribe new elections." It was announced that General Baron Ton Lcultwilz had been appointed com; jiiendcr-in-chief of the military by the chancellor, and that a new govern- ment "of order, freedom and action'1 being formed. At 10 o'clock this city was still pre- ferring for-tlio moment Us usual as- pect. Carriages, laxicabs and street cars were in movement as though nothing happened. There was no change, in the Rppcjaran'ce of Xinter den Linden except for rtie presence "i a considerable body of troops at ihe Brandenburg gate, Ihe Adlon hotel nnd the corner of Unlcr den Linden and ilic The prociarnnlion appeared at this at'10 o'clock in tho morning. A mounled soldier, fully armed and lielmclcd, roue up nnd handed the io'a small group of peo- Die. They flocltad -around him while tho document was read. The proclam- ation later was read on street corners in various parts of the city. President Ehort, meanwhile, had-left the city. The president and hla wife lett Berlin at S o'clock (his morning. troops which made Iho descent upon Merlin were, for Iho most part, ounrUred.ln suburbs of Dooberlitz and iroops which had recently returned from ihe TJalllc provinces. The threat (r! their movemcut develop. at inldniglu. When it. became known Ihat they wero advancing, the luuil-u'flcial agoncy stains, Gen. von Oldsrtchausen began negotiations with the which formed part ayj a dispatch from Kovno. The men CArrlsd writ- ten nuthorlMlfon to conclitdo the treaty with Germany.