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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ,VOLUMEX1II. KOJJRTEEN PAGES LETHBTUDGE, ALBKRTA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1920 FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER 88 Dominion House Will 1'rovide For This Purpose Distributor of Seed Grain Here who are looking to the government for'fttcd grain are ad- viced that Mr. A. W. Murphy, representing -the provincial de- partment of- agriculture, has ar- rived In the city and max be found at Suite 24, Bryan Block. Hie telephone numbeMc 452. Mr. Murphy .If armed with all the necessary authority and pi- pers. In connection- with teed grain distribution and larf.urs who 'have been waiting' for hlj arrival will no doubt give him a busy lenlon. COUTTS GETS AH) IXDUSTRIAL'CONGKESS TOO (Spedal to The OTTAWA, March tabled Tuesday In. the Hcutt of Commoni include for ir- rigation surveys, indicating that the Dominion government intends to continue Us policy of the past in carrying out extensive surveys in order to make available the information as to the possibility of irrigation In Urge tracts in the west. Tlge vote this year is the heaviest ever made lor irrigation purposes. The estimates also Include 000' for the Industrial Congress and for improvements to the immigration build ing at Coutts, Will Greet High Salvation Army .Officer Tonight Premier Stewart so Answers the Lethbridge Memter's Quen in Legislature PREPARING TO TAKE J OVER THE E.D. B.C.! (Special to Tlip Herald) KD.MO.NTOX. March- pro- vincial government has concluded that it will not be responsible for any advanced by the Dominion gov- ernment for housing schemes In Al- fcriliHtlll. lur uuuamK 111 Jti- Peculiar Crime in Chicago Po- ber.a waa the brief br lice Was a Gangster Petitions for Further Gratuity Pour of Pensions Wanted CHICAGO, March Fin- I ano, Jr.. today was at tbe county bos- piUPivilh three bullet wounds in his body. Frank 1'iuano, Sr., was held at the police staiion, where officers said a murder charge would ho placed II the 18-year-old boy died: "I shot him to .save hla Iho aged man told the police. "I would rather kill him than have thc police do it. For mduths 1 have been worried every time 1 heard of a 'stick- up' for fear my ton had been killed. 1 tried lo get him'. 16 buckle down, hut he would not .do it." Frank, Jr., according'to' court re- cords, slipped into a near-crime record when years old. Two years ater he had become a recognized gangster and.repeatedly was arrested. A year ago his father carried him bodily lo.the police and hail him con fined to a boys' Two months later ne'was released of'Mrs. Pinano. of (tip '.Ply-tin gratuity proposals almost tlooded petitions being half a dozen Trbm. Toronto read in tho house, by ..Sir A.'.'S. Ketaji -and H. H. llocVen.' A thousand names were.attached to tho petitions received today. Want Equalized Pensions fMOXTIiBAL, March Ques- tion of pensions was hrough' i> in a motion at the Great "War Venirans'-Assoclatiou convention yesterday by kukin Johnston, of Van- seconded by Canon Scott, of Montreal. .A long discussion follow- c-d. cud many views were expressed. There..was only one opponent of tho principle ihat a private's pension should ho as great as an officer's. H ivas- the unanimous opinion of Inn delegate.1; that Ihe country was able to equallzo pensions upward, raising Report of Provincial Secretary Shows partment's Revenue Large (Knicial lo HeroM) BDMONTON, March rev cnues came to the coffers of the pro vlnclal government Ihrongh moto licenses and (he theatre tas, accord IU CTJU.U ftU lltillMUllh lillauib the private soldier's pension scale to ing to the .innua report of the provm olal Innlen in tho IIOUBL that of ofllcers. J..1X Rawlinson, of Toronto, a blind delegate, deeply impressed the con- vention, by asking if it right that his eyes wero worth only whiic a brlgndier-generaVs eyes arc consid- ered worth It was decided by vote to return Iho question to the resolutions committee to bo passed upon separately. RESEARCH COMMITTEE REAPPOINTED OTTAWA. March inotlpn of Sir George Foster, the house'thls af- Inntoon re-appointed with Romp, uddi-, tionn, the cnmuiHtee on scientific which heard considerable evi- oenco last year. Premier Charles Stewart Tuesday afternoon in the. house to a question put by Gen. J. S. Slewarl Xithbridge. This apparently ends any question of the cities of Alberta get- ing a share of the housing money to je loaned by the federal government, as the latter government requires the noney to go through the provincial ;ovcrmucnt. E. D. 4. B. C. A'aain" Iti reply to question pat by A. F. Swing, West Edmonton, und Geo. iloadley, Okotoks, the premier stated hat there bad been no delay in pro- ceeding to take the B. C. .hrough. any representations made by the linion Bank through Judge lloli-j son; also liiat the provincial govern- ment expected to have a definite state- ment from Ottawa before the'cnd of :he month ns to 7he intRjitions of tho federal government (oward taking over the McArthur line. in describing tho preparalions the government -was making to provide for improvements on the B. U. B. C.. in case tho federal government decides aot lo take over the line, Mr. Stewart made the significant remark: "I havo a feeling that perhaps the matter, will not be settled at Ottawa: that lE'why COMMISSIONER EADIE Who is In charge of the Salvation Army In Western Canada and who I paying his first official, visit to Letl bridge today. Coleman Miners Now on Strike Hon. A.' J. McLean Suggests Plan for Big Loan But Not This Year It' CO1-EMAN, March rnan miners came out Monday morning. British Justice, in the estimation of the miners, has en below par. Christophers of Blair more spoke In the opera house on Sunday afternoon and held the men the advantages of the 0. B. U. The one panacea for all labor troubles, Is the O. B. U. .A num- ber of the men are still working, but it lookt like a grim struggle between the two unions. NO PERMANENT POLICY j INAUGURATED AS YETl (Special to tho Herald) 1 ,KDMOXTOX. March percn.l till question of a policy t for roaribuililing lit tho province was; Government Caucus Held "on Wednesday Morning Arrives j at Decision FRANCHISE BILL i VERY CONTENTIOUS r OTTAWA. Jlarrii Canadian r i 1 o'clock, ivheii tlio gov- L. i caucus adjourned. Sir George Poster slated ilu'.t there had been general discussion of mailers in HIP raised Tuesday, in the house by Ceo. Millions Asked for lul t.tms d scussed were naval estab Hoaaioy.Okoloks. in dKeuss n; j m Program-Made po.lotfice.'legislation and the for main hlgliways from the mcoiuo ac-1 OI-