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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME X11I, FOURTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MARCH FOURTEEN PAGES 89 Outline of Clauses Included to Give Irrigation Bonds First ttea MORTGAGEES ARE WELL PROTECTED ol] the amendments to the Irrigation Irk t Act proiitlfrig for thn protection1 ol mortgages in sueh districts so that bunas may be unule the Ural lien 011 the land have just come down from UIB otfk-e of Attorney-General K! Doylo.' The amentlments form Section 43 ot QIC bill and un important definition is that of "indemnity value" reads: "Indemnity sliall mean the value ol land.wilhin a dis- trict .immediately prior to tho dale. oE iia formation unencumbered by any charge other thin charges then tlio inortsase, anil, '.vhere tha mortgage covers land both witbln and without the district, then such vart of Iho siitd valttc as is fairly ULportkmabte to the part of the niort- pronilsts within the district." The vital clause providing protcc- lloit for niorigageca reads: "WUoro niiy first mortgagee has procured'by legal process the. sale of Iho mortgaged Jar.d and realized the princi- .aum, interest and other moneys, if any. secured-by tlie mortgage-and laic-a, and, cost of the proceedings, (.hereinafter collectively called "morL- shall be entitled to re' celve paymeut from the' Lifiutenant- Gbvefnor-in-CouncH ot tho deficit up to the amount whereby the indemnity value of the mortgaged land exceeds tho amount realized by him." ou.pagc nine.) G.B. Miners Likely To LONDON, -March strike of the miners is regard- ed tonight as .almost inevit- able as Premier Lloyd George, has; declined to negotiate fur- ther witli the miners' federa- tions. The miners' conference is expected' to order a ballot tomorrow .'ta continue until Easter, and then no- tice must be given before, the strike caii begin. The government's offer of 20 per roughly two- thirds of the .miners' de- mands. There is talk tonight of the possibility of the "triple in- cludes the telephone'.workers and taking.a j hand in the dispute. The min- ers have very Jit Hi sympathy from either these or the ilic- Stanley Invites Government To Resign Strong Speech by Ottawa Colo- riel .in Which He Declares Government Can Pay ORIGINAL MOTION TO BE SUPPORTED Mr. McNutt Will Ask Some Questions-rrWhaJ About Farmers' Sales in li-S. OTTAWA March 25 [Bv Canadi Press. Canadian vrh Ich to March stlr- iring address before the Great' War [Veterans' association convention here] afternoon, Col. Do gala-1 >errj-, ot Ottav.-a, called upon the government to find.tho money "to pay ho gratuity now sought by the re- urn eJ soldiers. He contended that as the government did not hesitate lo conscript tho blood1 of the Dominion n the var, It should not now h'esl- ate to conscript some-of .the. wealth, le was of'the opinion that profiteers who had made huge profils out of the war should he in ado to bear the burr den of the expense. Col. De Salaherry was :he subject of re-establishment, occupied the atlenllon of the'conven- ion all day. with the exception of Saskatchewan, wanted the Alberta resolution passed, cut Ontario and the eastern provinces strongly urged le adoption of original "Great War Veterans scheme, as submitted'.to thV. parllamenfaJry commlltee last Qcloher. It was final- s'.decided to refer the' resolution back to. the committee for further eration. It will be presented .again today. Scheme is Practical Ojiening his address, Col; De Sala- berr'y said he approved of the prin- ciple of the gratuity as just and fair: Moreover, he contended tho scheme was a practical one' for the goveru: men t to consider if only the proper inearis of securing by taia- employed." Heibelieyed'Uiat I'' FIREMEN INJURED 4. IN MONTREAL FIRE 6 MOXTREAU'ilarcft fireman niayj.cSji and eight others were injured as a result of a fire whlqb partly "destroyed the the Molsbn's Brewery, LimftAf, Crels street, last night. 4. 4. A 4. i A A A A A Underground Hailwaymen Jlay Walk Out if Advances Arc Not Paid provoke a presen" seas.ioa of the is to cbrac wheri River, delivered violent .attack-on- the government nd Attorney-General Boyle In particular, Dr. Slangy accused tho government t failing :to'do all that it should do a the. act, and told the pre- mier that; If the government had fall- Hon. Ballantyne Makes An- nbuncemoiti :iii PressJRieptorU -Were UnMded.'" Herald Has Beat On Calgary Post Office Decision NOTED MEMBER OF MONTREAL BAR DIES MONTREAL. March dealh occurerd yesterday of J.lent.-Col. Uols- Ilustoed, one.of Hie older luernberS'Of the Montreal bar, after a Ijrjef illness following a comparative- ly slight dentnl oporation which de- veloped fnlo blooil poisoning'to which lio succumbed. He is -survived by two brothers. Thomas U. Uustced, ReaEigcouche, ,and frank JJustccil, Vancouver, and hy his brother-in-law, Dr. Andrew Heridorsou, PowpH Iliver, s.c: Last Friday, white, (tie, Calgary papers tfieir read- ers about the tenders for.the pew Calgary post office oh the assump- tion that it would be built this year, the Lethbrlclge Hetald pub- lished an exclusive dispatch from Ottawa stating .that- construction of the building would hot be un- dertaken as the governments pol- icy as regaroV new public build- Ings was one of strictest economy, and nothing that was not absolute- ly Rfcessary Following this the Calgary-pap- ers got busy and have [earned that the Herald was'righ't. The Cal- gary Herald yesterday published the following telegram from Major ice "Government has refused to let contract or include turn in esti- mates for Calgary post office, or to commence of any new public bujldlngs In Canada. There is no assurance as to when building may. be authorized." the case should' be- as-' strongly as stbte as n. "matter of. simple 'justice. Drinnan, Vancouver, replying to Col. De Saiaberry, said sure that the delegates would not leaS-e Montreal divided on question' lhat had tome up. He yrould strongly, en- dorse Ihe original Great War-Veter- ans'-association plan as one- that Would have universal approval upon the part of' the returned men. lie contended that the Dominion- should be hacked up In its work as'In the past. There had heen accusations to the effect that he had "surrendered under fire" at Ottawa when the association's plan of re-establishment came up.-in (he house, said Major G. W, Andrews, M.P., who followed Mr. Drinnan, That was not so, he declared. He review-1 ed Eome'of his work on behalf-qf the soldiers' scheme when it came'up and concluded, hy making a plea to tho convention to obtain public sympathy and support. Establish Need First i "Establish your he srtitl. He did not think there was any difference between any of the rclurne.ii Vhclhcr "Flynn men" or .Veterans' association when 1C came-down to the question of re-cs- tahllshmenl, hul that they all wanted a. square deal. More arguments like thai set forth by J. H. nawllnson, the blind dele- gate, would do more io ohlaln punlic support Ihan all the convention that had ever-been held. Th'6 matter of Ihe veteran maga- zine investigation came up again and OTTAWA, Ca- nadian na- val service carried .along on a prewar ae announced Hon. C. C.. RilnMir of naval servicej Ihla afternoon In his statement o'nlthe future of .the Canidlan'nivy.-''- Jin nouftwys laie, tioft'of 'a permanent -policy, pend- ing'dlvcussion by the overseasdo- minions'and.Great Britain at the forthcoming tmperUI .conference. The offer from of light cruiser and two torpedo 1 boat destroyers, to take the place of the.Niobe and has bien accepted. 'Demobilization of all offictra and naval ratings has order to thoroughly j-e-organlxe the-prescnt service ind place It on an economical basis. Admiral Kingsmlll, Mr. Ballan- tyhe also announced, has retired as director of naval services. Mr. said Dr. Stan- ley. "I withdraw mine' so far as Ihe words arc concerned." "But don't withdratr the facts." prompted Mr. Hoadley to Dr. Stanley. "But 1 don't withdraw the replied Dr. Stanley to the speaker. Will Go At It Today' It looked like another .outburst's! this'moment, but the' situation was saved by adjourniiient-of the debate nt until three o'clock Thursday aflcr- noon. Outside the clash between Dr. Stan- ley and" the ntlorney-seneral, there was little new brought out In'the de- bate on Mrs. McKlnney's. motion de- id to accept responsibility of enforclne I minding that the gOYcraacnt brine Member for The Pas Wanfs to Know if Uorden'9 ih-onuse Will Jfe Fulfilled OTTAWA, llarcii series of questions dealing with the transfer of natural resources of tho.three prairie provinces lo Ihe provincial. govcrn- from tlio federal authorities arc to be asked in the commons on J'rl- day .by J. A. Campbell, member, for Tho -Pas. >Ir. Campbell askj If Sir Robert the following delegates made a pre-election promise cd a commission to deal with the] 191) that it ho were successful he ivholo enterprlso nnd submit a-report j havc the transfer ot resources of findings at-as early a date made. He also asked if such promise rlginal actj Interpreted as a proolbltton it should step down andj" out. T.he fireworks came, jrhen Dr, Slanley, in an angry reply to a question put by the Implied that Mr. Boyle had virtually given the doctors ot the province public permission to write liquor.freelv.. Mr.'.Boyle, characterized the infer- ence ,as absolute falsehood." Speaker Plnglo eventually caused hoth members to wlllidraw Ihcir remarks. This part of the fireworks display was started by Harry Jlonlgomery, I eovernment member., from 'Wetaski- who, in the midst of some impas- sioned remarks by Dr.'Stanley that the full, control ot tho legal saie of liquor through veu- drugglsls and doctors, rose and put a question; t 'would- like' member from High. Montgom- ery, "as a man wbo stands high in his. professions throughput the province, whether he has ever found, it'neces- sary to 'give.liquor .on.pfoscrlptlorig io his patients." Both sides of the house laughed at this pointed Qiiestipu to the evident displeasure of the doctor. he "that isn't the point; but no; I no saying that I never written prescription for liquor." The house laughed again at this re- mark, and Dr. Stanley went on grow- ing warmer as proceeded, saying there was no doubt but that the medi- cal profession waa being degraded, but he laid it more to tho conditions, i upon which thi! government was en-' I forcing the act than to Ihe prescrip- I tions themselvea. He r.citerated the i remark that tho government had full 1 control of .importing.the liquor wliic-h i was sold legally thrpiiRh the govern- ment vendors to the druggists, and re- tailed by them Ip the public on pre- scriptions. "I would like to ask the honorable member, does not put in. Attorney-General Boyle at thin point, "how'the attorney-general can regu- late the minds of .the medical profes- sion as to who Is and as to who Is not ill." Dr. Stanley's temperature skyrockel- (Couliuuei! on Page Foiir.J Resolution of Middlesex Mem- ber is French in Hansard V: v slble: D. McDoneall. barrister.- Mont- J or contained ahy stipul real; -E. A. Paige, Vancouver, eclltpr or change regarding terms of t lation of. tho Vancouver weekly, amr.T. II. Slitt. statistician, Today is expected to be the .busiest one of the convention.- The re-.eslab- lishment question will be up again. Big Increase in Telephone Rates Recommended by Noted Expert .haiige _ such promise hod been carried oul; if not, not; if parlia- mentary action is necessary to carry out'such promise or pledge; If so, will parliamentary aclloa he taken at this session, ami if this iironilso- is being fulfilled "as soon ns possible." G. Wray in Report to Government Suggests Increases Ranging From 20. to 100 Per Cent, for Different Ser- Telephone Tax of per Quarter. Also Suggested. to The Herald) EDMONTON, Marc'h .creasing toatn of material and wngcs musl bo for by Increased rales of telephone) aerylce In Alberta, if the cost of '.he sefvlnn (3 lo bo pnld for by tho subscriber, is the conclusion of J. 0. Wray, noted telephone ex- jicrl, anil consulting engineer, Jjas. prepared a voluminous covering the entlrn Iclcnho tlou in Ihe province. Wray says: "Wo recommend the fol- lowing rate increases; Toll ratea 25 por cent., per cent; rural, rates, 100 per cent, or Institute a rural tax as discussed laler. "A flat percentage increase In cf- parlment will want to Institute surec! rales on business telephones In Calgary." A Rural Telephone Tax Mr. then makes his proposi- tion .for another system oC paying for rural service by means of a tai. He says; "To flo Justice to tho small farmer ns against tho one who has larga large holdings, and to correct in the Inequalities' In rates 'that now exist antl at the same time produce much needed additional rovcnuo from the rural scivlco, WO rates would at Ihfg lime our recommendation, desirable; however, It'should bo bom who I In mind lhat uniform flat rates ap- s report'piled to business ssrvlca In a large ne sliun- clly Is IncqnIUbIS and'favora Ihode subscribers who use It very litilo. The .In ths foifrlh volume of tho .report renic-.-ly for thji l.ii the Ihlroauctlon of glvcu'to the IcBialaluro Thursday, measured (n-llme Iho de- year ago, for Ihe. levying of a tax (x> support rural lelephonc lines. Briefly it Is proposed lo assess a fax ,of _M Ikr annum against each quarter, sec- tion of land contiguous to or. wltofi (Continued oa Nine.) MONTREAL, March regard to tho, announcement fron> New Yortk relative to Canadian 1'acific Hallway equipment notes, Ihe Monlrbal Gazette naya today: I "The equipment against which Iho new securities will be Issued Involv- ing an otillay of wilt all be conducted In Canada, thereby as- suring to the car building and allied industries a highly substantial volume ot business for some month's to come. issue is one of Ibc first equip- ment ones brought out since the end of the war and marks 1 further step In tlia carrying oul of the reconstruc- tion prograra of the Dohilrtion. It Is further one of the larrfHt pieces of financing erif effected la Canada and is the first 'timndng done br the 'Canadian1 Pacific iiillway since ed at this query, and his retorts fairly sizzle! Doctors Grow bolder "I'rc heard that he said, and repeated It, "I've heard that kind of talk before. 1 heard It when the attorney-general addressed the medi- cal profession meeting in Calgary, and since that time. I will fay that some doctors tvhb .were afraid to wrilo-llquo.r prescriptions before Ihe] aftorney-jfenera] made that talk, have been'writing Ihem since." "11 Is not declared .Mr. Boyle; springing to his (eel. "I demand that' the gentleman withdraw his .re- marks." Speaker Single directed Stan- ley to withdraw his.Inference-that Mr. Boyle had given the doctors permis- sion to use a free hand In writing prescriptions, i fitanlcy denied that he'had mode stlch a statement; and there was some quarrelling back and forth 6ver this point. The High niver 'Member finally said: "I'll with- draw' anything that might-he pergonul. I'll say that the Interpretation of Mr. Bayle'B speech won such thai UK? doclors went abend to wrlle proscrlu- "That's ,worge Ihan Mr. Uoylo passionately Interrupted, "It's in absolute House In Uproar Both sides of. the house were In an uproar at this point.. George Iloadley of opposition leader, In a voice audible In the galleries, pat anil remark. .OTTAWA, >I arch, mem- bera'-daj' In Ihe-house.'waB.tfftvoteU al- most in it3 entirety lo'.'t flax proiiuction. '.Mr; olas East, who had raised the the floor for the major portion'of. the afternoon. JJe urged in a resolution he guumitted the establishraent of'ex- perinienlal and demohatrailon 'sta- tions; scientific standardlcation and grading, and encouragement 'in th'e perfecllon of mechanical' appliances for han-esllng the; crop. Dr. Tolraie, niiniiter .ot aericulture, outlined encouragement which he caid the government had already given to flax production, such as work at tho central experimentalfarm-In the de- velopment and perfection, of-machin- ery. The government, Dr. Tolpaie added, was. fully the import- ance of developing flat and hemp pro- ducts. The resolution carried. There was also some discussion on a motion by Mr. Archflmbault, of Ciambly, to provide that a transla- tion ot FYench speeches should appear In utirevlsed Hansard" on Iho "follow- ing days. Mr. Fielding created by a remark during the discussion, there had been reference to recent studies in 'he French language by Sir Georgo Korter, acting promierl "The only g6od 'thing wo got out of the peace Mr, Fielding observed, the house laughing, "was that the acting prime minister learned Kronen. It was a'prfitty expensive les- son, but it is a good thiag'we tot rome results." Debate of Jtr. Archambault's resolu- tion was adjourneil. PRINCE MAY BE HELD AT PANAMA BY CULEBRA SLIDE THE HAGUE, March ing In the Ruhr district of Gei- where It was understood 4 truce had been ag'recd to, hai beet, resumed, according'to the graaf. Spartaclst are near- ing Wcsel, the netotpaper says a.nd a Muen.ter to the Rottero'am Courant the Rcrf army'a strength Is now Seme from the frontier indicate that the workmen arc bombarding with large calibre gum. The advices are conflicting, however, other re-, ports declaring the situation is quitt.' The temtafficial correspondence bureau states that the Dutch minister' of vtar has been in conference with army with regard to the taking of against the cross- ing of frontier by German' volutlonary troops or fugitives. RUMOR OF AGREEMENT PARIS, March German governmznt haa reached a definite agreement with the'workmen .in the'Ruhr Valley, where the gen- paralyzing industry :anrf where, hostilities 'be- .tween aoldlera and workere have been In progress for several days to news, reaching French Mml-official' circles today t from Berlin. NEW CABINET FORMED PARIS, March Amsterdam message quoting ,j Bs'flin the gr'a-af i says'; It Ms ..reported a new 'German, cabinet-has been' .wish remaining aijj_ premier, and i i'.- Ot. Herman Muelled IE have been again given folio of foreign affairs, and GessTer, mayor of has been appointed minister: of. national defense.. The other mem- bera of the cabinet are rtported as follows: Minister of the Interior, Herr Koch; minister of 'finance, Capt. Fisher Curio; minister of trans- portation, Herr Bell; minister, of the treasury, Herr Wolff. Other portfolios, it is tald, have been distributed among the Soc- ialists and Democrats. Prussian' Cabinet Resigns BERLIN, March news- papers report that the Prussian cabi- net has resigned, it Is anticipated, they add, that Guntav Xoske, who has resigned as mlnlsler ot defense in the national cabinet, will be offered a post In Ihe new Prussian cabinet. The Tageblatt today denies, on the au- thority of the chancellory, lhat a war- rant haa heen issued for the arrest of Gen. LudendorS as was recently re- ported. Want Cabinet Changes March of the German Democratic party insist upon the relirenjent of the whole Bauer cabinet, says a Berlin dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company. however, demand the reten- tion of Herr Glesberts, minister of posts and telegraphs; Dr. Peterson, a Democratic member of the national assembly. Is being prominently men- tioned as successor of Guslar Noske. minister of defense. 1'AXAMA, March Is .doubled here whether a channel sufficiently wide to permit tbe .passage of the British cruiser Renown can be-clear- ed in the Culcbra cut day, when Ihe Prince'of )Vales will arrive aboard the warship on his way lo Australia. More than 20 ships are still held nji as llio result of the slide in Ihe oul last Salurday. An Inland-50 feel wide and three feet high IB visible above tho channel. GRASSHOPPER PLAQUE THREATENING AGAIN RKGIKA, March Swarms of grasshoppers are reported on tho high lands of South- easleni Saskatchewan and al- BO In the vicinity of Disley. Tho department of. agriculture Is investigating and urging !m- meiilalR action on the part of the' farmers of municipalities to cope with the hoppers. urged Dr. Slanley to stand refuse to withdraw tho Speaker. IMn'glo maJo himself heard abovs the d In, and ordered both the conteaUnta to withdraw their unpar- llamen'Urj' remarks. Jlr. fioylo said then toil he would' withdraw hla re- tort "caiieiniltig of tho re- nark If 'Dr. 'would withdraw his. lho jencttl, mj- Heaps Declares Evidence Against Him Was Built Up W1NXIPKG, .March (By Cana- dian "The crown bas called 136 wilnesses and put In over a thou- sand exhlblis agalnsl me, yet ''i am hardly mentioned at all (n the evi- declared Alderman A. -A. Heaps, defending hlraeeK at the trial of the seven -strike today. Ho said he had atfempteiMo kaep law and order during had no seditious slrlkc and am charged wllh.altpkjjjty ite throw the whole syalcm ot constituted authority." Alderman Heaps spoke vigorously, with a wealth of gestures, He fre- quently threw tho court Into fits of lautjhler as he neatly turned the point of some story against the crown's case. He referred more closely to the evidence that any of the previous speakers for the defense. Alderman Heaps stated, ne .would conclude his address at tho adoraoon .eemlou. ;