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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR .THE LETIIBRHX5E DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, MARCH "16, 1920 She Deralfe Xetbbrttye, fllbcvta DAILY AND WEEKLY and THK LtTHBRIDGE HERALD PR1NTINQ COMPANY, LIMITED thai of Knoi Church and that of ley Church. These anniversaries arc twofold In character; they mark lau spiritual and the material growth of Hie city. The fine structures In which ihi! congregations of tlio two churches worship today show that the things which count have nui been entirely lost sight of ii! the building of city. The structures in (heir outward appearance are landmarks in tho evo "3S iConi limed from South, Ltthbridgi I, P J mini Ihe coal camp from which V. A. Buchanan PrHfdest and Manages Director Business Manas dates Us early history. He appears buoyant with optlnv ism. however, borne of the con- viction that tho insurrection which he heads will be accepted by tho people. Today he locked horns with or- ganized German labor In a strug- gle for mastery, SAYS NEGOTIATIONS OPEN BERLIN, March Kapp gov- ernment has Issued a declaration that in hat been fierce 'fighting abajut the central post office. rUilw. m have been opened with TELEPHONES Offict H is something to he said for Hi men and women of the pioneer day 'ihut (bey were nol entirely-of worldly and cureless nature which i 1232 i popularly held iu association with, tbe crnment. Inhabitants of what at tho THE PARIS VERSION j constituted localities outsidc- fringe of civilization. We are of this has been received from the Ebert gov- the i PARIS' re- [eeived by the French foreign office (today affirms the truth of reports that turned to associate those tiesoiiatlons are goina on between the .days with the atmosphere that goes j Ebert and Kapp governments In Ger- Awm Bureau ol Circulaliont i with devil-may-care cowboys. .Subscription Rates: i pistol play was an everyday Incident EBERT AGAINST NEGOTIATION'S STUTTGART, March nCr is sioiTOART, March wrTw) 6 WaS CTi the reactionary fac- by null 'porvcar 5.001Jelice At lcasl is slamcir (ion headed by Dr. Wolfganj Kapp, Wtekly, by mall, per year...... 1.50 j which the wrilers of sceues and iui-i- by mall, per yea- to U.S. 100 of aiplry of subscription ap- pear Sally on addrus? labol.' Accep'.- uce of papers after expiration uato our authority to continue tao auv- icriptloo. IRRIGATION. BONDS AND MORTGAGEES To the orditiiiry layuiuu the con- troversy that has been waging over (he qupjliou of prlo-lty of mortgage iiEns on the bonds of Irrigation iliE- tricts is somewhat parpleslng. The ordinary layman cannot but view, in the experience lie has in regard to municipal acts In relation lo bonds, that the. pollicr over the irrigation bonds in iu priority of, niori- gage liens lias been self-created in the. dents of those bygone days seek to give them in Iho recital. It may be a popular iiiea, but It does scant Jus- llce lo tho sturdy Individuals of ibos? rough and tumble days who gave posterity what it enjoys today. Thp pioneers of the early days were Ihe architects of tho fortune the cily enjoys today. They laid tbe founda- lion on which others have built an.l! lion headed by Dr. Wolfganj Kapp, head of the new government at Ber- lin, was decided upon here today .by the council of the old cabinet, over which President Efcert presided. Un- conditional resignation of the leaders of the new government was demanded by the Ebert cabinet, which arrived here this afternoon by a special train from Dresden. The national assem- bly will meet in this city Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. NO NEGOTIATIONS COPENHAGEN. March ident Ebert in officially notifying Or. iu building have perpeluated the Wolfgang Kapp and his associates in ditions handed dosrn. The men and the new German government that no unnecessary injection of conlroversial women of thosq bygone times found lime lo form the nucleus for religious worship. This has blossomed fon'i Into tbe handsome edifices where the men and women of today worship. Berlin, negotiations would bs held between officials of the two regimes', declared he Would direct the country's affairs with Wurttemburg as the capital, ac- cording to a dispatch received; from In the commemorating of the anni-J versarles of (he churches which has taken place It would be well to give REPORTS UNTRUE Jnatter Into Iho Irrlsatltfn Act. V [Ihcoldlimera thought. He niul she have We make no pretence of being inti- intfte with the intricacies and subtle- ..ties ot the law, but In the circuroslan- CC3 we cannot help bringing what ap- pears to us to be a common sense view to bear on the controversy. We hold, and we believe properly hold, that an irrigatjon district, lite, a municipality, is a taiing body which has to meet its obligations in the matter of bonds and debentures by the rates It is ac- customed to levy 'every year. The city, for Instance, may see lit lo raise mill rate which becomes accord- ingly an aitdert charge on .properly in Die city. The tax, as we see it, In no -way affects the security pf the mortgagee on properly which may to be mortgaged. Nor hare heard any Instance of a mortgage.? ;objectbis to the higher toi rate. The las has a prior claim on the property, .and the property, so far as the city its concerned. Is only liable for that of the levy on which it Is Yated. The property in question is not that of the city any more than the is the property of the Irri- ialJon'dlslrid. t' The Irrigation district does not own .the lici, Jt merely owns the righl of taxing it. In this reapect, we take it differs from a company which ;holdB. property as owner thereof. A .cooipany for borrowing purposes may issue bonds. The security for these honflg is a morlgage on tbe properly it bolds. If It defaults tr. tho payment of the bonds, the bondholders have access to the mortgaged- property. The- Irrigation district owns no prop- erty; Its bonds are promises to pay- out ot annual levies. Should the city j weathered the galo of rough and rug- n j 'Socialist president of the cabinet of n (hem than we aro Inclined lo give ;Saxonyi ln. god times. In so doing they afford i 'lessons In .fortitude and courage.'They j dive held fast to the traditions of our race in the regard they gave to tilings removed from the everyday Ciiresanrl occupations of life. There was more i then credit for. But today in the edi- fices whose anniversaries have been made'a'note ot we have tho langibliy evidence of the spirit which found a place witli-'them. Jl 'speaks welt for laying the seed, and for those that' followed in buildiug according to the'tfartltIons with which they were inspired. COPENHAGEN, March of negotiations for a compromise be- tween the Ebert government and the reactionary regime at Berlin, Ere un- true, according to a telephone dispatch from Hamburg to the Social-Demo- kraten at midnight, it was said these rumors were spread by adherents of Dr. Wolfgang Kapp, the new chancel- lor in Berlin "to deceive the SAXON INTERMEDIARY PARIS, March Gradnauer, -THE NEW PARTY IN GREAT BRITAIN The coming of -Mr. Asquith, as a1 live figure in the current politics of the Great Britain of today, has realiz- ed .anticipation In Ihe It is al-, ready having. Iu the renascence of the ei-Premier in the field of politics in the Old Country may be traced the birth of party under the ae'gls ;f Sir. Lloyd George. Two dominant spirlU of ihs natures of Mr. George and of Mr. Asquilh could not be ex- pected to coalesce, and the result Is seen In' a new political Branching forth. Mr. George has changed a great deal Tettay VDOX national slrlke on' tho German? was sel Io begin-this njorniag. fays mes> sage to the Exchange Telegraph. Com- pany of Berlin, filed yesterday. The rallwaymen's ofhtlnls have declared themselves In solidarity with ths workiugmen of lha country. The railwayman's central committee, adds tha message, ts moving front place to place, fearing arrest by of- ficials of tho Kapp government. Holland Reorganizes Ebirt HAGUE. March so far Is recognizing oaly Ihe Ebert government of Germany and Is deal- Ing only with the representatives ot that regime there, It Is learned from government sources. No other action will he taken uulll the present chaos In Germany IE ended. London Comrnfnt LONDON, March cm (he reported compromise between the Knpp and Kbert governments, which It considers was brought about by General Mercken, the Times says that the conditions appear to corres- pond closely with Mercken's propos- als and "tc- approximate much more closely to the demands ot Kapp and his associates than to those of Iho old government." Von Kspp's Object BERLIN, March some quar- ters the opinion Is expressed that Chancellor Kapp will bo satisfied if he succeeds lit definitely disposing of Ihe former regime; that his coup was merely a means to an end. He had announced that no plans for tho for- mation o'f a cabinet have been made. The sitting of the padcn Lautag to- day developed Into an Impressive de- monstration in favor of tho El'ert gov- ernment. Expect Ebert Restoration WASHINGTON, March As- sociated of the authority of tho Ebert government, with sporadic Spartaclst outbreaks throughout "0 expected by military officials here who Interpret dispatches from Cot. Edward Davis, military attache at Berlin, as Indicat- ing that the coup d'etat is not so ser- ious as'-had at first been supposed. termediary in an endeavor to bring about n compromise through which I there might be a concentration of the parties, for the formation of a cabinet] under normal conditions. 30 Hamburgers Killed COPENHAGEN, March IGrf-Thlrty persons were killed; some woinen und children.'in .yesterday's fighting in Hamburg between c.'tizens j guards and Baltic troops, advices from' that city Fighting hi Berlin Suburbs BERLIN. March. sons aro reported to have been killed and many wounded iu fighting yester- Hon. A. G. McKay Drafts Ihe Amendments Relating to Examinations for Phy- sicians bonds, K can deal with greater Inter- est In the problem. All well Informed meinbars, pt both, altze'the' sywpathellc.' Sympath'y, however, will not build -Is money that needed, and tha money can be best raised with a guarantee behind the bond Issue. year the British gov- ernment guaranteed bonds for rail- way and Irrigation In the Soudan lo the extent of 130.000.000. H Irrigation a sound Investment for fluauclally hard-pressed Britain. Is It not a sound Investment for Alberta, relieved ot its guarantees and with the Federal Government unquestionably agreeable to co-operate? It Will Pay The Lethbrldge Northern project covers 100.000 acres of land that a notable authority declares are well adapted for successful cultlvaliou ier irrigation. It is estimated the system would- cost five million dol- lars. Put all this area under alfalfa an example, with Sit tons to Uie acre yield, and an average price of J12 a ton, or an acre, this 100.000 acres would produce four million dol- lars In one sasaon. Tho }12 price is a low estimate, for 'today alfalfa is bringing ?10 a Add the Macleod, Barons areas to the district, another W.OOO acres, and the returns in.one year from alfalfa would be In excess of the estimated capital cost of the project. Alfalfa would be fed and the stock would undoubt- edly yield even better return on the per aero basis. Tho Lcthbrldge Northern project has the laid and the people on the land, it has the water running to waste. Link up the water and tha land and we will hive crops, not one year but always. Naturally those, ac- quainted with tho situation argue ir- rigation development Is not only a necessity, but a prime factor in the development of our natural resources. Today Canada has huge financial ob- ligalions, will help to. these obligations most? The develop- ment of these resources assuredly. In flio past Canada has had to finance sections of Western Canada because of crop failures. The land was produc- tive but moisture. When moisture failed lo come we had crop failures and then distress. The water la available for Irrigation. Irrigation assures crapsi IVhetiter there Is nat- ural rainfall or not an assurance ot crops relieves Canada ot the occas- ional contributions .of r.ellef to dried out farmers. The Federal govern- ment has spent over a million dollars in surveys ascertaining (he land that can be irrigated and the water that Is available for irrigation. Is this money fo be wasted? Or Is Canada to develop these since It has learned that they can be enriched by turning upon them the waters out of (he Western rivers. Fanners, commercial and agricul- tural organizations, members of Par- llanient for the districts concerned at Edmonton and Ottawa, the Leth- I bridge Northern Trustees and the Ir- riiraliou Development Association are, doing' their utmost to have irrigation a reality In the districts that clamor lor. it. Closer and more whole-souled EDMONTON, A1U., March A. G. McKay, Minister of .Health of co-operation by tho Governments will municipalities, has dratted the terms save the "situation of amendments to-llie statute laws day at Staglilv in the sonthwest. out- The Government 'that fakes hold of tovpedo-boat has aVrlve'd ja .the harbor, or healer, of any cult, will be entirely of Osterland, Wlerenge'ni Island, to in the hands of the'senate. of.the imi- guard Ihe former German' crown; versity. Once'having passed the ex- prince, according lo the Nieuwe Rot-! .iminattons prescribed, the candidate terdamscho Cournnt. will be at liberty to practice In the Soviet at Hof province, whether ho belongs to the AMSTERDAM, March dis-j medical association-or not. patch io tfce Handelsblad from Berlin The sine qua non for practice will today says thai a soviet republic hss he the ability to diagnose disease. Having determined .whether 'an ap- _ m tJiose early days in which he. jn northea'stern Bavaria, 30 pllcant for s certificate to practice aa a fiery rndieai with views'! northeast ot Bayreufh. It haa! healing Is able to, diagnose dlueaae, of his own which were by no means popular at the. lime. Age has ripened; bis wisdom, and experience, with the responsibilities attached to office, has considerably toned' him down. In Ihe new departure ot the Prin a population o( about Young Girl Shot the senate .'will 'then'examine him s (he line's-peculiar to his par- I.OMDOX, March 16. The working'; llculnr cult of healing, be It allopathic, gainst "the; homeopathic, OBtenpathlc, chiropractic, nsequence j physlcatrlc, or another kind of this, PICKED IP IN IASSING ron MAN H. Oarl Jones, publiiher ot the Vankleek Hill Review, is dead. Dr. IX W. Faulkuer.'for years In practice at Foxboro, K. C. Carpenter of Slmcoe, former Liberal M.P.I', for Norfolk, Is dead. Wm. Ixirabo, (own 'assessor of Har- ristoh, Is dead. Lieut-Col. Speuce, a Fenian raid veteran, is d.ead. llranttord. S. D. Blggar. K.C., lornier mayor of Hamilton, Is dead. Tho Toronto Presbytery nominated Rev. Dr. Jaraea Ballanlyne for mod- erator of the General' Assembly.' Jolia has been promoted to tha position ol postmaster at Peter- boro. The salary of (he Mayor of Strat-l ford has besn doubled. It Is now Toronto. formerly a Presby- terian minltter tl Hetjwler, Brock- vllle and Toronto and hla wife was a of -the late Hoa, Alex. Mao keuiie, a former premier the Locgwoodf from London via Chatham to'Windsor wai dwljcnat- ed as an Ontario Provincial highway, wilh a portion of the Talbot aa a twitch line from London to St. Thomas and hack to the former road at Me ids lone. W. J. K. Mitchell, asslsUnt dlitrjct engineer of the Department of Pub- lic Works, was In Chathim Inspect- ing tho breakwater near Tecumseh, part of which collapsed two'years ago, and It is understood that-plans are being' made for its reconstruc- tion. John Ball, Holeteln, the oldest resident In Ihe district, died at homo of his daughter, aged 101 yenn. A movement has been started to es- tablish a Fire College for iho Doiiin- loa at Ottawa. H. J. Munro, well known hotelkeep- i er, formerly pt Lakefield, died 'at I Peterboro. Mr.' and Mrs. Arch. Smith of Uiid-i say, and their fourteen-year-old daugh- ter, Navonl, the family, have i all died of tbe I Inspector Henry Jleburn, of the On- tario department ot criminal- i gallon has resigned, completing 58 i years of efficient police duty.1 A handsome new Tfll.C.A. under construction at Capreal, Ont., a C. N.R. divisional point was destroyed by fire. Hev. S. J. Slc'Goey, assistant at St. Patrick's R. C. church, Hamilton, has been transferred to Markdale. Rev. Father Flahaven, ot Markdole, goes to Tecswater. Rev. Dr. Daniel Straclian, 54, head of the Social ;Welfare Department ot the Imperial Oil Company, died at Have Chosen the Mason fcltiijcli WITH dozens ot different makes to. choose from, there must be a (ood reason why this Is so popular, That', it the 'quality of de- tone., The famous Mason fc Risen coats less than you think, -Ask for prices and easy .payment Style Booklet free. Kink MM Shoe Fitting No two pairs of feet are It is necessary Infilling foot to be comfortable and have the SH'OE SERVICE th'it the salesman should have a knowledge ol tha foot Well us-ah oes scientifically. This enables a salesman to ,fobt troublis Ond select nhoesi for you that WILL BE COMFORTABLE. WE KNOW HOWL ASK TO FITTED; Si J. NELSON CO. SHERLOCK BUILDING i' on bond the Minister of Great Brilain, pol.tica, hi, I f-ordlng to a Berlin dispatch to the -procedure will lie tnat tbe bondhold-1 lor-v >M hope for from the opposing iiolKic.il i several people, Including two street forces. In the reccnl by-clccllona it j ''ar were killed. bas paid a certai (lint nt least there was somctliinx they stood. 'When workorfl, all Won't Fleconnire Von Kapp positive to be gained Irom it us com pared to whiil denoted In llic time names of Liberal and sens ve' la iimjorliy of ihu governments, It may be thai with his discerning acorn-ding announcement horo. they would be hesitancy In taking hold ot it3 extension on a large scale. Rail- roads have been guaranteed lo opan tip new while n guarantee for Irrigation means retaining people f: Mr. Lloyd Ocorgo h.is not lost sight of tho potbnliallty which llrs with (he mWdlc class of (irc-at llrl- MAl.ItlD K-SpsIn will not j nn lnnd. formsn ewern- Wiii the ohligalians io motl Assur- edly Ibcy will. We know that th6 land produces wonderful, yields when tho moisttiro Is available. Irrigation mcaas moisture nnd moisture means btg Reported BKftN'B, March lain, and lo this regard nmy possibly'naval Iho bonds to be a or t-liarge on j traced the origin of what Is deslg- j a nt (ire rcpnrto'! In iln. fn Ktcl some have been IdlM. while Kiol tfleBramn from lierlln. In Kiel KO yields, big yields mean money anil money means that tho farmers can pay Hie bond Interest and principal. Pay Their Debts i i Southern Atberfa farmers pay their ull properly assessed by the district, "alen the National Tiumocnitit: 1'iiriy, wiiii noiiiing ni ihn Toryism in Tlsat '.j. frc-.n; No such clause, wo bsllcve, can be. j (n (-'anoila loday, Iho old pulili- him. The olJ Tory fjiirit which nt .found in any city charter or Mimlcl- parties In Great Britain have lost 01; Acl. ,Why this departure in the of tbelr meaning. Party- .constitution of an irrigation district .whfcb nfler all Is only a taxing body? TWO NOTEWORTHY ANNIVERSARIES following one another there havn fceen commemorated the nnniversar- ism has caught the spirit and (he need of reconalruclion. In Ihe National Democralic Parfy may be seen what la perhaps regarded as the linpiiy medium, In which Mr. Lloyd George vloivs bis (uluro hope. Color is siven to this in the association with him of of two of tho churches of the city, Mr. llonar Law w'm is a Conservative ne time iloiiiin.-itcj ihr; (lre.it Hrllain Is 5ni-n in Marnuis of Stilishiiry tind Ills brother. Lord Hohci'l ('ecih who carry them in it great extent the ni-ioclAt- oil wilh the liouso of ami of Deaconsfickl whom the lalo Martinis siicreeilwl. I'ollllcs In flreat firitaln are in the mnklng, and tbc outcome be oxpnr After Ihe drouth of 10H, tho Keilcrnl (Invcrnincnt ndvdnccd 000. for relief In Ihef Lelbbrldgo and Medicine Hat land districts.