Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOLUME XIII. TWELVE PAGES WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 82 KAPP REVOLUTIONISTS GIVE UP FIGHT Alberta's Cash Surplus 1 ij I Hon. C. R. Mitchell Tables Public Accounts.for Year SHow- injrFiriances for Year in Very Healthy Telephone Department Puts by Large Amount for- Revenue Reached Straight Guarantee Of Irrigation Bonds Is Likely Solution WdS Days as Numbered Health Will Not Permit His "Comeback' (Elierlal lu Herald) EDMONTON, March. In tabling the publ'c. accounU for the fiscal year untied December' 31, In the home TuewJay, Hon. C. R. Mltehell, provincial treasurer, the. ac- eounU ahowed a toU! revenue of and an expenditure of and the treasury therefore, wai able to point to an avtual caah of ''on ordlnary.ravenue or-Income ac- count .From the aurplui, former cap- Ital 'charges for patriotic purpoiei during .the war were re- imbursed to the extent of 000. -Trie telephone-buslnets alone on ordinary account had a grots income ef and an expenditure of mak-; Ing a net 'aurplui of Telephone Account Healthy In view of the fact that tele- phone expenditures Include ade- quate to cover maintenance, depreciation, reserve and sinking fund In larger 'proportions- than formerly.. Mr. Mitchell laid It apparent the operations of the system, are-on a pnjper.busl- neca footing. The consolidated revenue ac- count which includes revenues from iill sources Including cap- ital fundi, ehowi a.total revenue of and ;a total ex- penditure of with an actual balance on hand of Did Mrs. Kapp Try To Visit j The Ex-Kaiser (Specli! to the Herald) OTTAWA, Jlarch ts a good guess lhal Sir Hobcrt Bor- den la definitely cut ot puMic life1, despite all reports and pre- dictions to the contrary1. WIiHo the Premier is in somewhat tetter taealtti, it'is known'thnt he has heen. warned 'by his physicians not to asaumo the responsibility of otVlco again. It lie did so the penalty of n complete nervous breakdown, would face him. It !s safe to say. Couada will have a Premier betore sum- mer. Sir Th'os. White is. not a. favorite for the office. Tlie choice may simmer down to Hon. Ar- thur Melghen and iron. James Colder, with the chances in fav- or of the former. Caider is not considered to aniions for job, and whettier ho will stay In the socalled Unionist party de- pends: upon the policy It will adopt. Political progMsl.'catlonj a "lo.the result of a general elec- tion, if one were held under fsttng conditions, aud with (he public -mind 'EQ_ unsettled, all reach, the conclusion that there would be a coalition government follow Ing It. party or group sufficient strength to-cirVyTon the goverrt- nieutJ Consequently groups would have to Join, together to form a government and II that did not happen.then there would' be' another general election !u short order.: With a redistribution now as- sured before'a general He 1'ralrle Provinces will have' r.bont sixteen extra members, it is estimated. This Increased rep- resentation would largely add to 'the strength -of the agrarian movement. The new -Farmers' Parly as it is called, would un- doubtedly get" three, quarters ot these new seats, and so after a redistribution this movement would likely have greater mini- dical representation than it'an election were lield out before a redistribution. It must also lie remembered that under a redis- tribution, the maritime provinces and Ontario, will lose a number ot seats. Mortgage Loan Association Deputation Waits on Premier Stewart and Cabinet Officials arid Intimates Mortgage Priority Would be Waived in That tion Tells Premier Bonds Could be Sold in' S. at Figure Which Would Give Good Price in Canadian Funds. Breach of Promise Suit at Mac- Itqd End- Beats Court (From- Our Own MACLEOD, March tha" Su- Jireme Court Wednesday, whoa Ihe breach 'of .promise case from Nanlon called, tho crown prosecutor and the connael'for-tho defendant report- ed that the case-' was settled out of court uy tho Interested parties being] married during the afternoon. Tno ceremony took pjaco in tho Methodist church by three' Methodlnt ministers, with .witnesses' for tho case, Including thh crown and tho .defendant's legal advisor. RVCH the jurymen who wero to sit .on the i caso wero wltncfae.s Io ths now ..con-' tract, and Uio happy couple returned to their hotel instead of the v court house, they'left for their hdnio near .Xaiitbn on Uio early train, carry- Ing with them tho host wishes of their rtnny friends, In tho caso ot seduction, charged Bgalnst the Pass man, tho Jury brought in a verdict o! guilty, and His Honor sentenced him to IS months In' tha l.cthhrldgo Jail. AMEHON3EN, exblleine'at Was'caused here -an tattempt- by :a myster- ious Cleraan" iromui to visit forniea Emperor She :appeared ati the of Benttnck Castle'but was denied admittance-and.1 later had a conversation with, IbBi steward' at the ototle, i leavine- a; boaq.net of Cowers for Couat .-There her name Vita tho name ef the chancellor of the rieVgovornment, but there ia'no confirtiistkii 'ol tliis re- port as yet. The fonner emperor is still engag- ed In sawing wood and has not been permitted to leave the'c'astle even for a visit at Doom s.ince Saturday. Spartacist Movenient Looking to Formation of Republic is Most Feared now in Germany Heavy Fighting at Many Warship Bombards Kiel Killing Form at Assembly Meeting Tpdayus Blocked by Railway-Strike, f BERLIN, March 1.7.J-It is officially announced that Chancellor Kapp at I o'clock this afternoon decided' to resign. yith the sons of Erin. Stewart has rtjcalii and again ized to tur; lenlnlaturc tho (I-'njrn Our Own 31arch linuorl- ant deal in farm Innd has Just been consummated In which Arnold Jensen of l.oean. Utah, and ii former resi- dent of Southern Alberta, become: the oivner tho McTavish auction about five miles north nf on tha Lolbbriilgc road, The section, which Is one of the in" tho .country, Is all broken nml rctidy for The of Increasing taxation and eollectinr; (axes already loviel. An Indication of Ibis la seen in the doubling of the i- urics was S'.'i an iit-.re, Mr. Jetiacu tho of Ihe property, sold out hi< Alboilii Interests severe! years iin'i, muvins to I'laii. where tin purchased it farm in Cache volley mill rato tor cilleK under the new sup-j.After hi.i experience Uicrc ho has plcmeulary revemio tax net. The Rov-jtlecklcil that Sunny Alborln if _ ernmen.1 does not Intend to propose j enough for him and Is coming hack. a provincial meomb lax at thin ses-i Bloii but IcRlftlatlon along those lines' undoubtedly will iie brought In at the I iifi'it sv.r.sion, i'j go iiitu effect JS21.S "TcontTmied oil Pour) VETERAN SUICIDES VANCOUVER, B. C., March 17. Despondent 'over his tubcrtulsr condition, FredsrkS; Charles Town- send, a veteran of tha 15lii Bat- talion, committed, suicide here at the military annex cf the General hospital, by cutting liia throat with a razor, He was found dead in his bed this mornlno GERMAN MOB ATTACKS FRENCH AT BONN PARIS, March mob stormed Frcnr.h headquarters al Bonn and pillaged store; and pri- vate houses, says a Berlin dis- patch to the Journal. The tlis- fcorder began by an attack on a French military ths driver and utveral French of- narrowly escaping being lynched. Police wire obliged to fVc upon the mob, the dispatch says Allied Troops Have Oceupk'd Turk Allies Participating CONSTANTINOPLE, March 16. troops have occupied this city and tho great guns of the British dreadnought Benhow and other allied warships, moor- ed to quays or anchored in the Goliien Horn, command both sides of the Qosphorus. Every ship Is cleared for action. The gc-tual arrival of allied forces caused little nor were there any signs of panic ex- 1 cept in Stamboul. Shopkeepers closed their pfaces when they heard the allies were coming, but the troops inspired confidence and tha stores were soon re-opened, Atl the allied powers participat- ed in the movement. KETTLE VALLEY KY, TO BUILD TO JiOUNDAItt THROUGH IRRIGATED LANL 13.0., March nouncrrncnt Is made that the Keltic Valley railway will next year build a branch from 1'enticton, D.CJ., south to the International miles, thus opening a great tract of irrigated land, which will contain the largest soldier settlement area in TJrlt- ish Columbia. Tim land will he de- voted fa HIGH PRICES FOR OLD NEW YORK, 'Jlarch oris; inat manuscripts of Persy- Ky.'islio Shelly's poem "Julian and JfsrMaio''" I was sold for "to Erngst North at an auction ol the library ;6f i the lata Henry B. Tornian yesferdsfy. The orfglnaj'manuscript of "Tlie'Spe'c- 1 by'Edgar Allan fm, brought at the saraiftale.