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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VVbLUMEXI. LETHBRIDQE. ALBERTA;, FRIDAY, MAHCIl 22, 191H jGovt. Makes Announcement- , May Debar Feeble-Minded i From Schools , r r (Special to tho ii�ra)()> Edmonton, Alta., MarcJt' -^l^That .provision was boing made by the provincial govotnmont lor llio cave ot the liiontallji defoctivQ in Al])erta was the �nnou�conlent made In the leglalature Tlmrsdny afternooh by Hon. Oeo. P. Smith provincial aecrotary during a liobate on n motion b}* Mrs. McKlnney Rulihig upon th'Q government ,to take ietlnito Btopa lor the care and traUv ln� ot the feeble, nitnded In the public Rcnools, and alao In the adult po^u-latJon. - � Mr. JSmltli, Inforined the house that teps were 'being taken to b�cura a house in a sultabte locality tpr Che worst class of cases. ' �ithls was only a temporary arrangement to deal with the problem durtag the war period after which the orlg-Iniil plan of - the gQvornmont auapend-ed for the time bt>iog, ot dealing with the problem In d comprehensive way .would be proceadeld with. Hon. J. li. Boyle/, minister of education, Informed the house that It was Intended' to have an expert'head ot the Institution when It was established and 1)0 would classify the grades of defectives in the province. Pay Teacher* iMoantitoe, Bald Mr. Boyle, the-gov rnment would pay halt the salaries of teachers in lUoae cities or towns whejrp special classes were opened for the feeble ifcinded children. Mrs. McKlnney Mrs.-McKinney mentioned that In 1913 Britain had taken legislature ac^-of.thls unfortunate-'OlBss in tholr ihldrt.'.In the schools ol A1-, bertn, she polrttAl out, there were 8513 I feottve;Tbi-inaalc�I'Inspector of,the Kdmttntoh^ SehooW had stated that out ofe 140 - children having lack of-�blUt]r>^Avl Budg;et Shows A V Good Financial State -(Continued oh Paqx 6) U.S.HilSBAOLY OFMOUICH One Member Wants To, Know Why Holland Does Not * Break With U. S. , The HaBU'i-Mar; 21.-(1 p.m,). -No reply has been received up to this hour by the minister of foreign affairs from the _ aliled power* reotr^dlnD the ahlpplng que�tl��h. ,. ' , Amsterdam,. Afaf. 22.--The text i ot President Wilson's procla,matlon ro-eardlng Dutch shipping reached Holland After the Thursdayevonlng uaws-' papers; bad gone to preiss. MeanwulU , h somewhat bluntly worded dispatch,] from "Washington, spealclng of "the seisure of the ships after the War] Trade; Board had been lufonned Holland bad rejected the American ultimatum, "caused an outburst of p\)t �led anger from virtually the whole Dutch press.. It Is argued that there kaa been no rejection by Holland ot an ulttmatum, and that pi ' (Special to tUo Herald) | Edmonton, March 22.-That not only , H Albert* the greatest grain country on the continent but that the province now.leads Canada in the production of wool was tho claim 'made by Hon. 0. U. Mitchell, provincial tvcas-uror In his stotement intro^uclhg' tho budget In lUe legislature Thursday night, and ho produced facts and figures in support of It. But the grow^ ot the Svbol Industry was tho striking feature ot his speech,, and It demonstvated development that has boon remarkable. In 1914 the production was one and a halt million pounds ond In 1917 the clip had jumped to 2,08R,000, Alongside there -vvaB Che great advaitco in price'due to t!io war from IS cents in 1914 to 67 in~ 191T, flgttvcs which must act as a -won-dertul-'sllmulant to'shecp falsing in Alberta. i Coal Prsduetion The coal production for 1917 was 4,�S�,862 tons but the treasurer ero-phaelted that the position ot this Industry ,that xould some dayc make Alberta famous; could be Improved liy better .transportation facilities, \ and more sj'stematfc managenient ot^ the mines. tlvertpck  Tremendous was the-adjective be applied to tlje value of the livestock production In 1917, and that it was f333,399,183 an Increase of $125,470,-SS6 over-1916, should demonstrate that tho description was not inaccurately applied, Mr. Mitchell spoke for some two hours and covered the whole field of production, and- finance in the prov-InAe. ' � ijr. Mitchell remarking that this �was his llUh annual budget said that unfortunaitely the whole period had been eo-termlnous with the war, and the effect had been'that the goveru-tpent was, with respect' to some ac-t(v(((e's,>inarfcihg time, and in the main onfloKfortnis-io^'th�i..t98t ot' Its ability with: the resources at hand':tQ proceed lalong lines that woitld-.talca care of the conditions that werili^^aii'lsInK ft'om time;, to ;tlme, copditiotis ,.y an AmeflpiiP ^cruiser and Ik n,ovlr being (GotrClNCBD-OK Paob 4)^ 1: Montreal, Mar.;�K-^WItIi.the testimony of Polioc Ca�tW� O, Bayard, yesterday afternoon; ttfe'lnvestlfCHtton by the boardroteoted".�(>ufiea.oe prostitution; also gani^tidiK houae'*;; tU .tnt^tUrr wm closed, and thWiSWminjrobably i�J,U maHe Us'report i?Bht'il�;hyf^ A Judite, t-wo-n^-wspaper repottprji aW R Iftwrer jcave evidenceV' in- |)eb�l(: of: ^SaTard, CaJ>t�>n Sav'itrd .denied .that he lii)d Qvor baon-intoxicated .'wfiUa' on duty; tuat'7io iwd Kone'|li�iiolt A�y{um: to be tvefttad tor alO(iboUstt>; tliat Uls roeettPEv Mftdeo�; �QheT, ' llogod owner ot: dljiordwJy.yhoM^s, on the train: going Hp' OhioaBOj.flirtr'i*,' fi�rtaJn bucasion -and.^aU4 i>nj~7rHe meinbers who spoke French. H^e did not oppose, tho appointment bo-cause It could not be regarded as � political gift, but rathev (is a recognl Uon from the house pi the ability ot the member of the opposition.' The only disco�danl note \vas xplced by Col. J. ArOurrlo who declared that* the houBO'.sbould not namtf'as deputy speaker^ man-who represents all that tho people voted against. He thought-It would be a "slap In the face" tor the Bpldlers. ' popWEslEii; Executed a�'Pr1olv{ncia[ .TaiD Here -Walked Death With a Grin At exactly i6;10,liHJs mnrning'Adttm Nolgel, of Schule'r, -Alberta, murderer,-] of his wife, ClarJi.^Nolgel, paid the penalty for his crime, on tUo scaffold at the provincial, JaU: hero. The execution was performed without a hitch, and after the ebfoner's jury had parsed on the remal5ia,,,''the body was turned over to Re�'."-yath^Mh�i^Bfirtna96ere world tor which Ho sacrificed Himself.f needed *o poignantly that message ot 'peace today, .....-,. "On this Bol6mn occasion no-better wleh can bo made to/^the cc^jintry ifo diar to our hearts thait that tha Divine Redeemer may grant a- frdintzation of the .desire of all that is a/Ifeallngof the existing Hatred and the conouidlns ot a lasting peace based' upon the foundations ot justice, fear of Ood and' lovetpf humanity, giving to th>;,worlds a new organlisation of people'and nations.under the aegis of itrueNrBllirton m aspiring to a nblar, "tJurer and klndet olvUUatlon. -,/ " .' "It is thus wo deslrat^,fulfil-our matter's last Injunction lorHU'Ai^ob-ties; 'Go ye Into qll Ijha^^OTld'aad preach tho gospel to every Groftt^e,'V �MINERS'ACCEPT?- ' v V  ' GOVT. PROPOSAL ^ Lendpn, .Mar, 2S^|t la ;und�r'' .' stood that the M Inerk':; Peder#tl�n v has aeeepted the governm*ntV,|kre^' -po**l regarding the 6oniblna'eut'4f?iV man for in"'t�ry'�trvloft -^ii'A i ' �London, March 22. Thllrty German ^ol^lers were killed and more than 100 othera^slnJUre.d and 500 munition wagon*,were blown up.ly an explosion at th; Mev- - rignjes station , near ,:Mon�, acom they charge "witli 'prpfasity >nd abuse, fto^; dismissed, ThU .the oonlnjmy refused'to do;' No ^H�ti bitter etFuggle was'watiett foday.-'The enemy ha* one thousand gun*; .�;�:�yjoMt: Fair and jj^jJd. Atualerdam. Mar; 82,-^^ war credit' ot -fKtcen ^bllUon marks as brought before the relchatag,.for its first reading. Count Von Roedorna, secretary ot the �imperial, tjeasury, said � Ger- niany's ^mmttflyf'.ivpYv''''*'* '""^ increased fron^ tllw> blUlon'iijiarks in'the winter of -lOM-'lO. to.^,7fi^,000,000 marks In tho last five' fa(jfl;ths;.owing'to>the In-orease^i ^\iW.PH,0. / LtlES Killed! In. Action -J-.. Fte. Goo, Taylor,' Maclood.� t , Fte'.,Jos. Hewlttr Cowley, 'J'. ^-Wounda'd Pte,' Frankv'^ftvino, L�tUi' bridge, next'of-kin, Italy. Pte. 1., MoMllJnp, Liethtariage; * The German attack^imade on the Brltiiih front west o'nd.southw^^t of Cnmbral evidently nima,at recapturing all of the Hlttdonhuvg line, says a dispatch to {he Morning Post from the BritisU headquarters in f'rnuce, which adds: � ' -. ' Xhlef Blow; at Cambrai "The GoTnian arniy attacking sniitli of the Scarpa aeematoh^vo .delivei'e4 its tlr^t blow principally lb tbe triangle of the^ Arrtts-Camhrol 'and -Papauma-Cambral rpads, while tbe German;army south of Cambrai is striking Bgalnat our trench sy^items in theTegion west ot> the S�heldt canal: - 'No doubt the ehemy hopes that the attaclilng forces of theso two armies may succeed In forming a lunctloiirandrtUns'cutting btt. a consirteraMff pai-l bt tl^e British front und taking back all .'thd.''Hinden-burg trenches lost exactly four nfontbg struggles torvUiageB , and,' ruli^'ed if arm houaea continued; throui^bput Thursday, accDrdlpg.to.tbV.CD|'re�pond-: �iJiit-of tho Dally Mail. '..U^iV , ,"The onoW  l�6mbardniont,'>M: ed attCrolslUe^, BuUecpur^ahd Uktol-court; and there was b'ard^ flxhtinj;. iji'a brlok yard near the' flrpfe'otfthesevtUi lagea,>;fNoar tlir^^BaD��; rot^d the enemy. also,f,tt^j|$ei^ juii od tbwai'd Gouaeacor'-*'*' wing M-aa pushed In thOi direction bfv Honssoy and Harglcourt." , Sharp Salient "The British tront in the area ot at-taolTforms n rather sharp salient. \li^ tho enemy could cht otf this salient ' and run his Une straight In a northwesterly/slant Instead of^Ji'avlng It run .at . , an'angle, first nOHh and-; then west,, .if. he would ba able to hold It with tower�' troops.. ,Also In pinching' It o(t he 'would Jiope to surround and captiireja' good number pf British troops.. These," It seems'plain, ate his alms In the tWfet stage Ot the oftensivo. - \ . "The enemy Is trying to repeat on' a-larger scale, tha operation by wtilch^ he won back some ot the ground we gained in tUo tlrst battle ot Cambral."> Then he pusli^d on-dn an angle both, from the north and ealjt. His troops did their best to loin hands but could) not make it, though^they had at first considerable success. Much th*^ same design Is being lollowed now. ^Ve,havo^ good reason to hope that he yriU be . checked as was the previous one." j' Flr�t Round'Paver* Allle* ) iLondon, Mar; 22.-The eagerly-ttwalt-( ed British official etatement - today' which was expected-to give further . details ot the tremendous fighting in-' dicateA In last night'*-reports, was' read with groat satisfaction. Insofar as^ If revealed that the enemy had boen-^ � ' held and suffered great lossei. If this turns out to he the greet Cfer-l man-otfensive that has'baen predicted-, ,. theTirellminary round appears to have gone In favor of the entente, nlthouftv_ s as tho officiarreport points out,'-f�r- " . ther heavy'fighting Is still'to be pooted. � 7  V V The tremendous artillery duet was. heard more distinctly than . ever la Kent last night. 'Hou?^ vrorecoftjlnn-i w . ally shaken as the result'of the'Vloloht � cououBslons. i '.' "God Willing^''. " ' 'l^--.^ Amsterdam, Mev.'zi'.-T'leld Marshal- V Vofn HIndenburg hsa telegraphed,'tq. . � U)0 Posen Provincial tionneil ns tol  ' lows: .. ..� > ,�. ,\'--^\\. ."God willing, we will also dvorcon^o;' � the enemy in the west and prepare tho, . , way to a general pe-ace." Prlie. of Victory,., . y Amstardnra, Mor. 21.--"Tho prlie o( victory musUnot and will not falln^-r*^' no soft peape.'but one which corros-s/T: ponds wiltU.;Germany'b ft�terestB,'ivEui^* porop, Vfllllam telegraoUea tha Sohles^j' wlg-Holsteln provincial opUncll, V Penetrate ;9ritl*h?t{n* j; ; r London, Alar.- 21.>^ By en>pUijrl4R�ivr^!i|J niasses ot troops supported by aigteatjv'.,^ weight of artillery, the, Germanii Up-? ; � '| poni'. to have ponotrated, theVBrltldh|';w"f rtont line at'certain points befw^een^^ba /^fk Bcarpo and.VendeuiV, says' Reutaif'i coif-' &' respondent^ at British Uead