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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Will Benefit By Good Increase In Educational Grants Detail Stalks Abroad, Petrograd _________ISoviet Government In Hungary ALBERTA SCHOOL LAWj IN i i rr n IT t Declared To Be Very Unstable Hon. Geo. P. Smith Outlines Generous School Budget Over Last Year. LOCAL GRANTS ARE j ONE-THIRD HIGHER! (Special to The lltrtldl EDMON'TONV March Crants to elementary antl high school, ten new school inspectors, special xrants lor technical education, aasist- PARIS. March February more than persons, or more than 11 per etnt v-crc x-_... C'Eechb-Siovak army in RnsEia. Ge-.i.! f 6llc soc "porl recurrence tti the followius basis: For all high Bchonls where hlsli Kchonl work is lauElit to a class of not less than six pupils, old jrant J1.05 day per er; new grant per day. tlio bodies v.-crc taken under cover M''''' villages ..-0 cut in small views and. burneil ec-iiarately. The charrw! remains were ioilowed by officers of ttic ic-rce.s' opposcfi to the Bolabeviki. I'ilos of hurntd cSotbes were also Proof that tlio garments weie ial family were subjected was g.ven by sand mistreatment'n the Hie finding of the diamond., by czar before Ihe women in their waists. The room the- French govemnwnt. He arrived here Sunday from Vladivostok, family wei a. The women of 'Early om inqmtne, ihc czav V jcocant from lite nchooi dislricts tendiatr-'in pupils bat rsrelV, did .._- Technlcjl BtnefiU pUns.be JivW- lito pirts: 'if UMJ.'cltiei ot r former crint maxi- mum of new R ran Is vlll tie a. .raaiEmDiaVot for salaries and for equipment. Second, yof 75, .over Grade, V, GOVERNBffiNTASIHEDTO BUY DOUKHOBOR LAND DISTRICT Everyone in. Russia is now thor- oughly convinceil that inc.entlro Jto- manoft'hottsehohl by the lio'.sncvihi. The official reports sent to France were .conclusive. "The czar and his ifamily arc dead. That is positive." (Special lo Th EDMONTON, March P. Smith, minister of educa- tion, in his speech in the leoisla. ture yesterday outlining his educa- tional went at great length Into all the phases of the educational problem in Alberta, dealing especially wilh the coming or the Mennonitcs. He told how the department immediately upon the coming of the advance guards of the eleven Hennonite colonies in the Macleod. Lethbridge antl Three Hills dislrict, had immed- iately created eleven new school districls. called for tenors for eleven schools and an equal number of residences for the teach- ers of which seven schools nre now completed, two are nearly so and the other two under way; that aH tlie Isachers for these schools ire. employed at a year, five of them .being returned soldiers; that Ihey-.iill'receive free fuel as well as-'free? resiienK; that the -some .grumb ling; compelled trftake teach than'their own, agree to BHefs'h flag on the walls, of the school houses, and that the children must march in line, which they don't want. Lenine's Chief Advisor Is Dead PARIS March dispatches from Moscow announcir.j the decth of Sverdloff, chairman of the executive committee of the al.- Russian congress of Soviets, are causing much speculation among Rus- sians in Paris, who'are eagerly awaiting fuller details. Hij death LS re. pcrted to have occurred on Feb. 16. after the convening, of tne ISth conaress of Rirssian Soviets, which continues its meeting in Moscow. Sverdloff was one of Premier Lenine's strongest supporters, pre- sided at the mating of the constituent assembly and has been a dom- inating fiaure as chairman of the executive committee of the all-Russian conuress of soviet. Sverdloff helped Lenine in his effort to check tha power of commissions for tho suppression of Ihe counter-revolution which hid been taking over the function of the and trying to supplant them. West Would Prefer Tariff Reductions to Money for Roads; l, Make Huns Pay Cost of War OTTAXV March M Austria, only origin should lie kept out ot Can- Gevmauv and Turkey should be made ails for uO yoars and lie was told hy Uo i.av as mud. indemnity as possible Mr. tltat the resolution involv- the opinion expressed by Sir Thomas White, acting prcraiec, in thu house of commons luniglit in disus- the whole nuestiou of T-uropean, iunnisratioii. which ia cng.islnj tlie J attention of tlie pence conference He agreed that anyoai- who liad j Utitrernblay, Lauricr-Outremont. to the i plollcd iisainst Canada would ei- 'I'flec'. that Sir Kobert I3ord.cn should j eluded. jl'ip instructeil to claim an Indemnity A resolution hy Hon. R. Lemleui correspondins to the I favoring amnesty to conscientious amount "the war had cost Canaila. I Sectors was discussed at the evening i! ihr. mover or session. i.'i. ih-it t'-in i Hon' Guthrie, solicitor-general be and "id that authorities had dealt, witb leu already liSd 15- oi ihi3 cial, lor the former 10 year term. Roads or Lower Tariff >U n late hour consideration ol the if w'.is a field day for private mem- bers. H. S. Clements, Comox-Albemi, had a Motion calling for action In regard to the deportation of alien en- emies who have been interned. wssacs soon a3 possible. Exclude Enemy Peoples. A resolution by II. If. Stevens, Van- couver, proposed lhat people oE en- ky Stiff CorrMptrufent) COWLEY, March do not, wish the poukhobbr commun- fry'to remain at It is'up to the Dorninion gAvernment to buy their land far; settlement by returned soldieft. Doukho- 4o not make desirable tEeH antf they do become citi- A reMlntiosi fo was car- ried al tile pecting of of Uie municipal district ot LivingBtone r Xo. Tit, at CoT.-ley on .Monday. It was explained during; the 'the dttslike of the DouKhobbrB for edu- in CaoadlaB1 aclioob is one. of To Many Charters'Not Enough Roads i--- highways resolution '.vas resumed iu comrflittce. T. M. Tweedie. Calgary West, oh- jected to tha manner ol division of the grants as being unfair to tho western It ba to yive- Jslami an initial Krant is the large inces and the subEOjiuent per.fapUa division would bo be equally unfair to the west. Ho thought the west would be better pleased with. traiff reductions than roads grants. The resolution was still in commit- tee when the house rose shortly after Musi Do ThU to Prevent Spread of BolahcTttm' in Eiropc t> Q NO REFERENDUM ON PROHIBITION IN B. C. 'March mier Olirer announced in the t i' legislature this nftornoon that tliere will be no referendum on prohibition in this province this -C- year, aa requested by the- new- jy-formed Moderation League. As to the future, ho made no promises. 't I v PARIS. Mirrt (Associated Ihe. delegates to Ihs conference ire yerj' apilons refurdins the sitHHtton' in Enrope and are with the necessity of (iiiickly doing somelhim; to tiiiten th% relnrn of, nornwl conditions, to Ihe rest of 'Europe. Lioyd Oeorie, and Orlimiq WlUta one decided thai, I besilinint raornroi (aer will I Jiold two lo krinj fo a conclusion h ritortMt posilble line tnnttOBi concern- ing th'e ttalo- 'froiittors, the :of MtlCMr The nhiiiters of conferen- CM, will' be prnwt daring the tal. and Preaiiier Or- l.ndo TowdaT Mominc to of tkt Htlttt, tron- tier. 'It )i man orient each to nock tolntton of this problem hecanse of Wsorlers occurring: on the iastem coiat'iof Adriatic. Bolh prVnfeT. Orlando ami PranteT f.loyd George ami nVun to their raarectivc ripflajii Won, as absence at the mommt lit more acutely fel fc-rnuie of the iiprwd ol ALL CLOtlD VIENNA, March pie.' cwnmWwrr far ortint ttxi ImmMiaM af atl 4raf ana! Itaa ttnttft tfiat rw shall frini mttt Of- will k. ItaMe to Incur DM ftiMf, la aaU, In e chief reawns why. (hey do not OTTAWA, March uvlnj la ta bit dlaccntinuecl. In view of the objections raited, i forrner Emperor Charlaa for Switzerland were kaan aacrtt and tria of thia irwrning frem a arwrt government twtemtrrt to tha praaa that he and family tart laat evening and fMfrttar thla aftanwon. It la unefenrtaod that and hla atrtent at Hit oaotle of hla maHhar-iMaw, the Outhaaa of Kthn- chath, .v. KOUT WOItTII, Texas, IIarch 55 Under automatic control, an airplah capable of .carrying n heavy load an operated without a human guide-, ha made a trip of JCD miles and lande close lo Ilio point it had set out t reach, Newton Baker, secretory r. war, disclosed in an address liere ye lerday. Secretary nokcr, wllU Gen. March, clilcf of staff, came here lo Inspect Camp Howie. The ilcvicc wliicli made, flight possible and which has.. been kept secret, Mr. liaker said, is an auto- matic guide for airplanes and was in- vented In America. H Is designed .13 an instrument of war Jiml Inc secrc- Inry referred lo it. In describing it lo ills audience, as a possible horror lo future wars. Secretary Haker did not explain the exact nalure the Invention but made il clear lhat Ilie depart- ment considered It one of the. most wonderful pieces of mechanism for war's ribPtructive purposes. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN UNIONS Mardi discus 3 in j loday tlie negotiations between th Ihe In ierim Supply Bill Calling For Tariff' Reform 1 o'clock. Russian Soviet Troops Are Nol Needed at Home. SFTUATIONREQUIRES CAREFUL WATCHING c6PENHAGEN, March claims of the Hungarian soviet government to power, as detailed in its.wireless communications, are largely untrue, according to a Vienna dispatch to Atende. blatt. A panic prevails in Buda- pest, but the country, it is declar- ed, has not yet resolved upon a soviet republic. The reported voluntary surren. of arms by French soldiers in Budapest because tho men were alleged to be Infected with Bol- shevism, Is incorrect, the states. Tliers is a rumor that the en- tente commission at Budapest has. been detained by the Hungarians. Tha capital, it Ls added, has been hermetically sealed by the govern, rr.ent against foreign countries. The- correspondent says that the. rumored advance of Russian sovi- et troops toward Hungary has no foundation. He adda that the re- port received from M. Tchitcherin, _ the Bolshevik foreign minister, on the military situation of the Rus- sian soviet government greatly disappointed the Hungarian gov- ernment. Describing the events preceding the revolution, eye-wltnesaes who have reached Vienna from Buda- pest resort that the streets In the Hungarian capital were very live- ly on Friday afternoon. There were large crowds on all the atreet corners and processions were in progress. The shops were hastily closed. When the tension was at Its highest, heavily armed soldiers appeared and announced that Count Karolyi had Just re- tired as head of the government. FOCH IN CONSULTATION' PARIS. March presenfil tic session ot the supreme wsr council yester- day during the serious altuatlon in Hujiajary, but no announcement waa midevcon- cerning any action deeWed ori. .It was resolved te send a jolntitele- gram to tho Poles and Czecho- slovaks asking them to aubnlit their to the eommis- sion on ttye ground there sending complaints, to the peace conference. Thio proposal was (Conttantd on Pago USE CANUCK SOLDIERS TO KEEP DOWN SiWJ FEINERSJSJCHARGED OTTAWA, March Cannon gives notice e-f the follow- ing Inquiry In the commons: Is government aware-that at Ihlt very time toldlers of the Canadian Expeditionary Force are being made use of for police duty In Ireland, with a view to prevent- ing a Sinn FelnerV insurrection. If so, is It the Intention of the Ijovernmer.t to recall these troops from Ireland and to repatriate them as soon as poaslble. GENERAL STRIKE IN BARCELONA MADRID, March A general strike broken out Barcelona, Premier Romanenet; 'who had in declared that he considers it his to remain In office. OTTAWA, March Ot- tawa Citizen say. today: "Something like a bolt the blue, the tariff question is likely to descend in parliament today. "Unlew their plans undergo an eleventh-hour change, the oppo- sition will aeek to force the issue- and move an amendment to the Interim supply bill calling for tar. Iff reform. The bill referred to Is lhat in which each year gov- ernment asks for fiftlvof all the main estimates, so that they rnay carry on pending the final-vote." WESTERN MEMBERS BUSY OJ.TAWA, March ment supporters (rom three ptalrie provinces have been Invited to a special caucus tomorrow mornlnj by Hon. Arthur Melghen, minis- ter ef the Interior, to discuss the government western land policy; more particularly as it affects the soldier aettlemerit land scheme. Wetttrn members, it Is slated, working ori definite iariff pro- posals which will b: presented to the government before the.budget Is brought down by the finance minister.' The statement to be drafted will cover what govern- ment supporters think should be done In the way of tariff reduc- tions at the present ol par- liament, ft will' Include a consider' able number of lUgjestsd specific, reductions, Kul Munroe Jap Qticslioh and Other Knottj- Ones to Come Up Claims Total DeBcits On Income Account in Six Years is The IKrflJl EDMONTON', -March Crawford, member for South Edmonton io. tho leeUlatnri, laid ;i financial indictment atalnsl tie prn- Tlncial toVernment in the- house Mou- Jay alleging Iliat the total'deficits, "t ncome account last all years mounted to The speaker eld both Ihe agricultural department under the Hon. Duncan-Marshall.and he conduct of the deiairtmeTit of mun- PARIS. March a. Ihree-hour last night, tho league of nations cora- iltlee- considering promised amend to Hie covenant disposed, taoU vcly of Ihe first 16 teclloiu, a.jree upon a number of changes IT. form nlcli the members ofthe. comtalosion eltevc will" inret more Iliaii, M pel ent. of offered "hi' Sen lor and othir United 'Stale enalors. Xo action was taken on amendment or safeguarding the Monroe Uoetrin nit Hits subject probably will be con, iilered at the next mctllng on Wed The' Japanese amendment lo aecure he equality of nallons belonging