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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THUnSDAY, MARCH LETHBRIDGE, ALBHRTA, III VOTE .Thit is Forecast of Statement Premier Expects to Make This Week PLEBISCITE TO BE HELD ON IMPORT ISSUE .EDMONTON, Mareh mier .Charles Stewart will an. nounce In the legislature Thursday or Friday afternoon that the gov- ernment does, not Intend making any amendments at this session of the legislature to the present liquor acV; The premier.Is having a care-> fully worded statement prepared .on thVsubject. and It Is under- stood that the chief reason which will' be advanced decision not to amend k If the popular vote should -now decide against allowing such Importation, It seems obvipuV that this would re- amendments .to the act which can not .-very well ,be decided upon until ,ithe result; of the vote Is In the government.' Meanwhile, besides passing a "Vresolntlon'providlnVfor the hold- ing ''of plebiscite, the govern- meht'hii'also brought In .leglsla- tion whlcXiwllJ put an.end to the rapldfy. growing'evil of the -im- port liquor ware- houies. Arc Small Mil Is Suffering From Restrictions? OTTAWA, March A, Bu- chanan, wants to know if the small flour mills of Canada are because o1 itrictlcNni which they operate it present. He will minis- try of finance If It It that niott of the imall milli are down because .'their .market limited to the lacal market, and are rrillli.kUfferlriij'frpm the set net price of.flour, not being able to compete with the milli. He further rf flour going to the Orient taxed ami If this market should not- be encouraged In view of the fact that It i> Canada's chief outlet for flour. DR. KAPP FLEIS BERLIN; IS IEPQRTED H BE SUpDE; LOOMS UP SIR SAM LEAVES HOSPITAL TORONTO, Marcty Sam Hughes, former, minister of mllitla.-who baa been In tho Wellesley hospital for several weeks suffering aussniia, has loft the hospital. Ho Is go- ing south to convalesce. BUILDING COLLAPSES .1 Revolutionary'Troops Leaving Berlin With Crowds in THREE MEN KILLED Ugly Moed--Majonty Parties Agree on Line ot Political Killed in Various Cities Ihrough- out Germany. .MONTREAL, March Can- adian men were killed.' and six others seriously injured, 'one] of whtim Is uot ospedud lo ilve, a concrete building Ju'cqurso of erec- tion for the Singer Manufacturing compiny'at St.'John'i, Que., collapsed yesterday afternoon :md burled under tlio debris about a cozen men.' accirieul Is .thought to havo '.been caused by tha giving away o( two concrete beams which resulted in the heavy cement roof tailing thro'ugh-thc building into-the cellar. The collapae .is supposed !o have been caused by frost, which got Inlo (he cement he- I lore it was Ihoroughly tested. l7.-WoIfgan8 Kapp has fled .'Berlin, 'hi ry in an automobile at six-o'clock this evenins. It is slated that munisti'ire constructing barricades at many place, in the BERLIN. the _ northern and eastern sections of ihe city. HEAVY .FIGHTING IN BERLIN WEN, March telegram from Stuttgart that according: to absolutely reliable news from Berlin, very heavy frnhtlns is 'Impending Canada to Have Representative At Washington LONDON, March Can- adian Weitmlhiter Gazette (Liberal) that Sir Auckland Geddes will be spared one of the most difficult functions of an ambassador to States through the excellent decision to allow Canada to maintain her own representative at Washington: In- numerable Canadian questions come up there which the British ambassador naturally would not always understand thoroughly. The Westminster Gazette Instances the objections of Wiihl.igton concern- ing the rep'resentatlon on the League of Nations.' This question can- be handled more ef- flcelntly between the Canadian and Washington governments than by any government of Great Britain. COPENHAGEN, Teachers -Training College to be Located City of Edmonton will then take .control of the capital. MAJORITY PARTIES REACH AGREEMENT BERLIN, March 1B.-The. semi-official .news agency announces that an anreement has' been reined b-tween the members of the majority pjrtle" the GeVrn.n national party and the German People's party, on the Kllont to he June Secnd-Arrnperlal president to be elected Irv accordance with ,the constitution by thy people. Provision Made. in School Act Amendment Gen. Stewart andGeo. .Hoadley Urge- Better Facilities for Teacher. Training in South, Suggesting Institution in r Lethbridge. Attorney, General Boyle. Says Cities Should Do City'Income Tax (Special lo tho Herald) EDMONTON. March tore caslcd In the Herald Wednesday, Iho municipal law committee ot the legis- lature slruck out the city income tax clause entirely Bdmonlon city charter at Ihe morning session Thursday. Not only this, but sevora members of Hie coinmlltec suggcstei that the income tni powers granted 10 oilier-1 cities, including 'Calgary eliould be This decision la due to tho plans o' the government as forecasted Wednes day, by Provincial Treasurer C. R la-Institute a provincial In tpmo-lai for the year 1921, which year the provincial treasurer say will bo the hardest the province will have lo' face for a good many years. Raise Building Assessment In reply to demands from the Ed- monton executive as to whore the city was going lo get the money to carry on, Attorney-General J. M. Boyle fiiipgeitEd that Kdmonlon raise Its nssoasment on buildings to 100 per cent, of Ihelr value. The altoniey- seneral remarked thai he thought a general act compelling all cities to HBsess buildings at 100 per cent of tholr valuo would bo a good thing. to The -Herald) EDMONT.ON, Maj-ch bouso spent ..a -Wednesday with.diverjii'aubjects ranglhn' from a demand by Dr.-JQ. b.'Stanley, (opposl- High "niv.er, ,that ;the Premier Ia- tentiona tho ,'goyerDiiieht toward litiuor act idiscus- 6lon of InteTv.entlpU: threats by tho new Teachers'iillante In the case of ,a principal" dismissed by tlie because of a'controversy" hetyreveQ; hiniself and i some of his The bill for the-advance, of feed and relief to fanners .and rejiayment therefor'Tvas-given ils final reading and passed the house. And Her-.. A. G. MacKay explained amendments to ha supplementary Revenue Tax Act. n reply to Dr. Stanley's request, the said that he would: haud In .tils week a. written statement of. the ;oTernment's Intention In regard to liiuor legislation. ._.-.. Teachers' Training College In reviewing .the school act amend- menls somo interesting 'points were brought out in. tho.discussion of tho section creating a'now teachers' train- Ing collego In tho city of Edmonton. ion. J. 3. Stewart Leth- briilge, thought of-spend- ing so much money: on big teacher training plants, .in1 view.of the need for in the province, tho de- partment would do belter to transfer Us staff from point o point about the partmont did not wish to separate} teachers' Iraining from its control Amsterdam froni.tjie German capital. EBERT BACK .IN BERLIN -LONDON, March' -Ebert' arrived 'in Berlin last accardingl to :a'-. telephone rective'd-ty the Amster- of the' Ex- .change Telegraph' from the Ger- irnan 44 Killed in Esstn March lhat Iho new teachers' trainiiig'collese'; persons haveiheeiv killed -In BssEh, ac- was not put directly'under the versity Act. J. Mr. Smith need for such; statement that the Kapp dictator as collapsed, says a Berlin mes sage lo the Central News. Genera Seenht has taken over the con riancl of the.troops loyal to the Bber regime for tho purpose ot maintain :ng order. Tho Baltic troops have been remov- ed; the orders of Knpp cancelled and [he ban on newspapers and telephones lifted.' to Berlin tc_leBram. Cphditioni" In Prussia" .....__.................__________, an institution, pointing out that'urider Jllrsch, has.Issued the lengthened courses of normals Were only turning' but one clas'a as ogainst'twp fonnovly. The new..col-, lege would aim at, higher tlian in training and he hoped lhat one-result' would be-to encourage more of the university students to take up the leaching profession. Mrs. L. 0. McKinney (Non-Parlisah) Clar'esholm, asked if there was any special provision for giving university graduates special training instead of compelling them to lake the full nor- mal course. Sir. Smilii said they, only had to take halt of the normal course! and said that while he believed In j Hon. Arthur Meighen SO In- Commitlee (in Re-Establishmenl is Likely to be Named TgiV Investigate Further 10USE OF COMMONS DISCUSSES QUESTION higher work (or teachers lie did ,not iclieve that academic sfandiiig should lake the placo of practical trainiug. forms W. A. Buchanan, M. P., Giving His Reasons (Spcciil lo The Herald) OTTAWA, March Somo pur- chasers of school lamia in Soulhorn The railroad workers' ur.lon baa de-1 cidod lo call off the strike. '-Berlin Crowds Ugly Official advices from Berlin describing conditions there' last" night sdld'the. public places pi filled with crowds In an ugly humor. The miillary appear- >crl to be of a panicky disposition. Jinny of the Baltic troops, the advices added, had joined; forces with the In- dependent Socialists who were re- ported to armed men at (heir command.-' Some Severe Fiflhlins 1 THE HAGUE, March Tele- graaf's Dresden under yesterday's date, describing the tight- ng for possession of the telegraph of- ices, tlie Sparlacans had to en- age a small torco protecting tho of- ice, but later had to encounter a larger orce, which foaght with great dhad- against armored cars. A car was destroyed by the Spartacans ami ill tho crew killed. The civic guarrl, >y mistake, fired on the government roops. Toward 7 o'clock the ,-oa in Iho hands of tho Spartacans. J Jld limer in Accident or Suicide Joseph Davis Ljing Critically lilt in Hospital From Gun- shot Wound 3 With a bullet wound through his head, Joseph Davis, aged about 69 years, Is lying In the Gait hospital in a critical condition. Whether It is throuah an nccident or, as the result of attempted suicide has yet to be determined. The-vlctim of the gun shol hid teen In the hospltal.'sufferlng from a painful Internal malady and was discharged on Monday. He return- ed to his home, situated '.on the grade across'the traffic so far as his family, are aware, showed no signs of despondency. From his bedroom the sound of a gun report was. yesterday 'and-his rushing jn, found "Mr. Davis suffering Trom'a.wound In the head inflicted by a shotguni He was placed on a couch and medical aid immedlatelyYfturrtmori. ed. V.'. The'vlctlm Is an old timer imlbe city, residing here for over thirty years, and owns a farm ac'rovs the river. Alberta, in order to put in a crop this year, are, asking for an advance ot sfeed. grain. They contend that they arc on very much tho ;same footing as farmers on unpatented homesteads. Arthur Jietghen, minister of the' Interior, advises W. A. Buchanan, province for different periods, give training to tciichers at these dffferenl places, and said thst he had no doubt tho various cities -would bo glad to find quarters for the staff. Georga Hoadley Okotoks, thought that as.the northern half of the province had two such teachers' training more attention should bo given to the south, and one such training school should ha estab- lished at Lethhrldg'e or so'iiio other city In the South. In reply to various questions asked hy Capt. Jlobl. Pearson and Miss Roberta MacAdamS, soldiers' repre- sentatives, and Mr'v Hdadley, tho min- ister of education, said that the new teachers' training'college in Edmon- ton would be affiliated .-with .the Uni- versity in carrying on training work, which the other normaV.schools could not do. Eventually the teachers' training college would possibly give higher training than tho normal schools. But It was hecaUKO fho de- Wanted to Find Out How Long: M.P.. that (his matter .was carefully _ 1 considered somo months ago and it Government :si Going Tax Cities so Hard To Gas Explosion Wrecks House And Puts Four in Hospital In Macleod; Leak is the Cause (Special to The Herald) MACLEOD, are in the general hospital here this jetK in me the Who trying locate the for dinner, was the direct cause of the The Injured are Adam Ferguson, the aged father, who has one leg broken, the other probably In the same condition, and one ear is nearly gone! Helen Ferguson, who, was In and who. badly Injured In the back and cut about with probable intern.l Injuries; Mrt. MoBrlde, another daughter who.wa. In bed at the time.of the (twident who was out and 'C. P. R. opsrator, who had Just returned from night and who was also bsdly bruised, out and shaken up. -The house I, a complete wreck, the back portions. On y one pane of, glass wat whole while the walls were, blown out Into the surrounding (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON, .March effort by Dr. T. II. Blow, South Calgary, to ascertain whether the provincial gov- ernment Intends letting up on.-its ollcy of, gathering, in license roni.cities in view of the doubling of he: supplementary revenue-' for ext year was balked in the house on Wednesday afternoon by rules: Ol srder. Tho'iiiiery put to lion. A. G. MacKay. .minister of health .and, mun- cipal affairs, was ruled out of'order ly Speaker C. H. Plnglt; on the ground hat It hnd no reference to the .prin- ciple of the amendments to the sup- ilcmcniary revenuo'. tax act 'which ilcmeiiiary revenue .tax aci wnicu were'Introduced by Mr. Mac-Kay, in- jJL cidenlally, there was a little passage fir at arms between Andrew nilinour IlL I.acombe, and Premier Stewart ovr-r allegations by Mr. Gll-j. mour lhat ihe Imposition of Iho sup-1 piemontary revorriro las was ineoiial as between home and land owners j and men who have no stake In the I rented quarters. Mr.' Oilmour has been arguing for thrco years that Ihs' farmer gets the' worst of U in taxes nil along llio line comparer! to rloc- lors, lawyers, real eslate men, loan agents- nnrl professional men who may not be large properly owners. Ills argument was damaged to some was pointed out lhat Iho Dominion had" absolutely no security ,in these school lands because it could not leg ally'apply any monies paid on accoun ot the purchase of such lands -in liqul diUioh ot seed grain advances, nor could it make such advances a charg against Ihe land until tho patent harj finally been issued in ihe name of the Many wero killed or wounded. According lo the Telegraaf, the Bni- 1c troops which advanced on'Hamburg were captured'and .disarmed before they reached tho city. Tho Tolograaf says thnt 100 soldiers were killed in the fighting with Spartacans at Wetter. The official losses of Ihe government troops In this conflict, however, are placed at one officer and nine men. In the eastern parts ot the Inilustriu' region at Bochun, Dortmund, Ijnne and Gelsenkirchcn, the protectorate is ii charge. 'Armed laborers aro speeding lo various places, to assist their com rades engaged in lighting. The government troops are using air planes.. purchaser. If a school land's pur- chaser' defaulted In his payments and the sale was cancelled, the Dominion government would lose the 'amount of 'Jjsecrl grain advances .made to him. Mr. Molghon says lhat nearly every purchaser ot school lands Is tho owner of other Jand in tho'vlclnily anr! ho 'thinks lhat most of them should he able. to make' arrangements -for seed grain locally. Canadian Council of Agriculture Meets Next Wednesday in Toronto TORONTO, March The Canadian Council of Agriculture will meet next Wednesday at the Prince George hotel In this city. This will be the first time-for' the council to meet in Eastern Canada. Delegates the prairie provinces, New Bruniwick, and Nova Scotia, at well as from Ontario, are'expected to be In at- tendance. Preparations for the next Dominion elections probably will be made at this meeting.