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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL fJEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBMDGE DAILY HERALD THE HERALD'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL THURSDAY, MAUCH ALHERTA, PAGE SEVEN da M. Tarbell, Woman Writer; Here Saturday Peclares Alberta Government is Gradually Usurping AH Powersiof Pricing and Speaks His Mind, There is'oai very irralby and high- ly injiUrnant _ Individual In th'o ,'oily over tie raise of the supplementary mill leVied by the provincial Eor- ernmect cities and the proposed amendment to the police act. the provincial police powers over. Ike- city police, in Doing able to call on them tor cc-bperaUon if deemed ad- visable. Thiil individual is His Wor- ship the mayor. -Hlto art Mr. Ooyle Seen iy the Herald to ascertain the regard to.tho newt procedures, Iho mayor launched out in stating what he thought, about the whole, tilue. "Tho Alberta govern- ho BtariciL out, "Is gradually flsurplng'nll the important powers of municipal, government in It refuses tho cities the right to collect any hut tha most difficult taxes, rc- eervine to HscIC the collection of the same where It can be easily muile' It is practically, usurping control over tho'clty .because under th'j iiro- .Iiosed act it, by (i stroko of Ilia pen. cau take sbsoliiie control of it. police law .Is most arbitrary; it is pre- tended to apply to.iiU cities, hut, the Jnct is.that It is aimed at nny special city Ihe Alberta government may have.In mind." Here His Worship look a shot-at-his "bete Atlor- 'every UE8tul power they have, and ihcy are refused tho_neces.3ary laU- iuao In municipal gbveniment essen Hal to tho "proper carrying on ot the same. 1 defy Mr., Boyle or. Mr. Mac Kay or any other minister-to show i better government'or bolter managed or betler financed city, 'everything considered, than llio citjv of Letli bridge, and instead ot.helping it to get ou, ovezythlnff is put in its, way to binder and to hamper No Fear of'Soviets Tuo. mayor was very suspicious ol the proposed amendments to tho po- lice act. He plainly' stales tlmt he viewed it as the thin end of (he wedge to get tho city (o'beur the cost ot tha provincial police in.tho samp fnuasure as It has to find the money for the school hoard. 'TJio being made the absolute tool of, the govern-' he ..exclaimed... inter- posed the Herald representative, "is. there not a measure' of prudc-uce In I this policy bt'the'gbVeriinienl in that I if the cities vr'ero allowed all the] 'homo rule', you ask. {or, there might bo a tendency to establish; soviet gov- ernments in To this His IVoreblii thundered forth, "Soviet government is ..only- a bug-a- ,hoo; il is impossible, .under the prill- VALUABLE PROPERTY CHANGES HANDS The building and the three lots on .which the Labor Tem- ple staud5 have changed hands, having.been secured by what will in be known as tho Second Hand Car Tho building will bp remodejled entirely and will be used as a second hand car exchange.: .'Further particulars will be announced shortly. j Flour Mills Here Forced to Close Old Feud' Settled in Bloody Will Think Over it a Week On the desk .of Magistrate at the A. P. Ihcro were ills- played, on Thursday rnorulng, three Government restrictions on flour trading have caused practically all tho small flour mills of West-' trn Canada to close down, stated L. 0. Green, of the Ellison Milling and Elevator Company, Thursday. It Is impossible for milling firms to go export trade, because the Canada Wheat Board con- trols this and places a tax of a barrel on all flour exported. Another restriction that makes It practically -impossible for tho mills to operate with a profit Is the set price on feed. The Leth- brldge mill of the above firm has been closed for about two weeks, an.d their mills at Cardston and Raymond have been closed down for a longer period, Mr. Green staled there Is no im- mediate prospects for relief from these conditions. The Taylor Milling Co, mill here is also closed, That is Report From Labor Bur- eau Are Higher Ono hundred fsrm helpers are ciplet; of Acglo-SaKpn.government and iViielo-Saxon temperament. Tins idea of the cities'not lieing'allowed a mea- sure of homo rule being a. safeguard against Soviets Is only a pretence." ncy-Oeneral .Boyle. "The attorney ho continued, "can apply thu net as ho pleases against his special Hampering the City ''The 'Alberta went on the mayor, "is imposing all kinds of taxes upon cities. Kor Ihis it lias 110 legitimate cause. Two mills for sup- plementary fax; nearly a mill for wi- dows' pensions, and another mill or i'.vo Ju regard lo the moratorium and soldiers' exemptions. All these added His WoMlilp, with emphasis, government.should, take care of iuolf. It will not allow the Th nf Hiram Kim cities that aro doing their utmost to I lnat: ls, Mlra_m_lvlJn Eel iti fairly'good "shape to' continue' iu the good work. It imposes every restriction possible and takes away E formidable looking weapons which' panted ty thei Government -.Labor from the appearance might have been Bureau In I-ethbridge. Applications relics-of the days of the cave have coming fast from the fur- when wood was used lor the manu-. Iliera en- facturo of lethal instruments. One ot, reach one hundred.. The those was an ugly looking pick handle, I applications far exceed the supply, and two others, equally ugly looking. uustt 's ullll sending in calls for men, who are willing lo .work tha summer in Ihe woods. -Many farmers aro returning from this work lo pre- pare (heir spring activities and lum- ber companies are endeavoring to re- place them, farmers returulug from this work report good wages. v-UvrJK- gurd to the on farnis for-tills summer they ale dollars a month higher. Ida M. Tarheii will Miijestic Saturday night, ject will bo "Hemnkins tho To many "lila M. Tarhell docs' net nled an introduction. She before the reading public' for -many ipeak at th'o f from-the public pla'form for many, t. Her sub- long Jays. ,M. TarbElI is an Ara-l, cd were wliat arb Known as sprags, used in the mines. instruments on view were al- SEND IN YOUR INCOME TAX RETURNS Income tax forms for peo- ple in class one must filled before March 31st, and those In class two before April 30. Notice to this effect has been aent out by the Dominion gov- ernment. erican .by birth and will speak 'She had known this audience' years.' Foltpwing tho conclusion of hostili- ties oh th'6 .western front she was ;y icged to have'benn used in a conducted on tho samo lines an thol chnutauqua and Lethbrhlge will jiroli- ably get a week of mcellnss. Tbo oulcomci of Ihe campaign hoped to bo tho establishing of labor churches in many centres of the prairie provinces, including Leth- brldgo. Another meeting on the co-operative store proposition will be called in Ihc near future. A definite announce- ment will ho mado In a day or two. beans to Iho acre. This la estimated from the fact that Sir. Kliiiball planted ono hundred pounds of henns to the acre and obtained ao'Ield .of six tons. One port yielded 136 tcans. Slavs and Italians are leaving Can- Up lo noon, Thursday, ada" in largo numbers, according lo. Davis, Ihe viclim of the gunshot wound statements received from different cit-1 Ics.and from Lelhbrldge, Hie (Koilns erhig between lite and death, In, Ihe {fans, and Italians. A party of Ian Gnlt hospilal. Further particulars Kalians will leave Lothbridgo in'time