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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta mimmrmwrnm /Uk.S..Bu4cet Shows Enormous Incroiiae^^Potatoes and * Sugar Away Up GERMANY SHOWS GREATEST INCREASE raport Idwttr lers K were t :^ASHINOTON/ May 6-T^^ fanl-. Uy toM bttdfetin tlie Unitea BUtea In Febrnaiy ; iod m Ontet Britain; the Inci^MM WU UO pqr cant, vhUe In Italy It 117; per ���t.^;; IncraaB* In prlcea ol i OU)tli> inc^ltt'Ctortnany exceeds ona'thoaaMid per;*Miti;-: .aarmany oufcnmked -all; - oDuntrtea^v:urliyr the year ended laat'Februt . 4ry 4nttthe tTnlted 'fitatea augar Increased In .p>lce 76 per cent. Pota> toeawent oVer the top to the tune of 27^ per cent. Incrisaae atnce Fobruary, War Gram ComniMioii ! Plan, Uniform Memorial, Upheld in Byitid^ Houte '"IiONDOSr^Miy^ Bl-=-i(By Caiiiliti 'Amooiated ;Presa.)-On the Tote of |ex- - Mnaea oV/tha war graves oommtBalan, ittken in the 1v>,iiae-of caaiaonp; yM?; t�xday. the deelaiona of- tIie,�oa|'inf|'; ^eireapMialiy that iagiUhat :p^^ prlviate ii^fiblce of. ihe niemorlal desigtii, .jjWfe^iVfgQransJy dlacuaaed and asi^ goTernae^ijjRllowed a free votel therein Vae �^pe0tpitipn ot a"; �loae dlviaion. $v �otion xijnls,' h aa many (d!thcxotti(g{Wontan who had tnarrlpd'Bnld beleaaO^iiCiAfr'the widow with cblldran... Ifsrivlapathy goea-oat flrat l^dllgb1#d.>>oIdlan, or-phMa. i^f^.a^,only alatport.^; SINGLE TAX MOVE Municipalities Are Given Right to Exempt Property Improvements TOHiONTO, May-5-Premier Drury's t>111 which permitB municipalitieB to exempt property ImprovemeutB from asseesment, received second reading in the legiiBloiture yesterday afternoon. There was Wnslderable dtacuBsion on the measure, which was referred to the znuniolpal committee tor further consideration. Premier Dniry explained that the exemption which could be granted under the ibill tlie first year was 25 per cent. Tbis could NI>Oir.(Mfty'E.->(M*il'�ad ISm-plre cable.)-T';it wit my dirty 'dnty." Thua Brig.fQei)i'i9;^;Q. H.!l>]r:^r, ex-cooiT mfpdar ot jtlMjBMtleh^roopf in Indla^ ot ftra thoimuid.Jii�lai!'of>lti>raprimand�d,,tlie;Brttlab.Eimplre, and to protect-Engll^maa ana Bng-lieh women who lived under my; protections Now/lam told to ^go. Every Bngllataman I have 'met in India approved o( .my act^ honffdla as it was. "Wliait wobld have happened If I had not ordered my men to ahoot? My Mttle force would, have been swept away like chaff before the wind. Thou-eandfl of nativ^iirere marching on the city. At the time no one In authority condemned me. On the ,con-trary. I was given commaad ot another operation aiTterward^ aa a result of which I waa compItmentM by the general offilcer comaiandlng the troops in India. "Lord Hunter'a vcommieaion afterward condeinhed me,'*: he added bitterly. ^-i' "I should iiave been court-martialed But there ifever>va8 any suggestion of that." ^ deneral Dyer has �; thick set faoe, which is turned brfck red-from thirty-five years' i^etvic'e In India. mamlng that tha value of "partl-elMtlon eartlfleatas' will ba nei, . riMa.than 40 eanta Mr buahal. . ^ Tha OfTJolal ItiiUmant oiticial irtaitenent of the lipard ntMtfm tollowa: , "ttp ,^!�iiadkin irlieat board Ceala that n �ai^t^ idea Federation 'Of' Sailors, and plans 5.-That they ler thania^cesh th�.Ci�i!l^' Soldfete - this exif e^p^d^'tio? soon'^eave the country. 'The-dlBpiaitchsfitoin Winnipeg said the MMMMttiteii'^rere' leaving property to 'tha*- tMluB 0^. aib ^lOjflW.OOO, and ttbjplt th4y!luMl tiiken up/exteneive real ; estate' hol^lingB in the Missiesippl val- 'ley.' - t ' \' The ocmmunii^B,In Southern Albert*^ havft' abme 'yjay ifine land. This yaaar thay>propoiae aeeding the largest acreata ^ undertaken in this coun-trir-. /Worktng tfs a unit, they have evW; fadlfty, t6 properly operate a latie tmiBt: The- Mllford colony alope will te�l4 aomo' ,two thoysand acres "r^^Mi^_ Y Thf'Meninoiklies, so^alled, who sct-tlW 'iuBiHiai'iit'AtUe paat two years, af�- rtaUy li^paraitQ sect, and are knoivn aa. Hi^^tea. --j.ijelng worked out for this purpoae. -A ^!^^^^:^\B^Z'!L^.}r^^^^^ have - neither privately h�r publicly ihade such statements as are attributed to me In the article! and the whole thing must be the creation of aome news-pspsr man's brain. I mads my ststsment with rsgsrd.tq the Can-sdlsn naval situation on the floor of the house of commons and 1 hsvs made no subsequent state- attnli.", The minlstsp.sxplainsd that ha had not rsad ths Ham in .question when it was handed to him yesterday in tha house of commons* and ht stated that ha had no comment to make 'on It. He had merely .glaheed-at the ' opening Unas. vTha. article In. ^question stated that^^ths ^that the elesing up of naval - atatlons^ and dlsoharglng �f ofHcara was mere eamouflsga to permit iff Introducing the new program. It also "cr^sditsd the minlstsp with saying he was tirsd of the eriss-orosslng going on In connection with the Jelllcoe programihe and was tsk-ing the matter. jij|hjflly-int^ his own hands. THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT THE HOUSE-On a motley toir adjournment, f(. ' L. Richardwon, Bprlngfleld, Man., brought tbafore tha Jiouso the British-Canadian atoal msrgdr. A lengthy debate .follow^ ad which was concludod ^.by tKe withdrawal of the motion. Hon.:T. A. Crerar, leader of the Pregrasslves, resumed his seat in tha house. . > Third reading given to bill to amend the Canada Shipping Act. Blltlengtheiiing the time in Which oleomargarine may be Imported and manufactured, given -third reading. Conslderstioh Industrial Disputes Act amendment, in committee. Progress reported. Further consideration given to franchise bill In committee..' Pre^ gress reported. . -T .r-s-tiSpeclal to the .Herald) .'iCPMONTQN, May 4.-4f the Canadian railway eoniiniasion yesterday, by arrangement '-between counsel; No reason ,was givem lor the postpone^ ment-and no date faae been iflxed for tlie bearing of/ argument, that the ratea/Bhould be increased to meet the cost of excbaBge. The next regular Bitting of the cilnmleelbn is fixed for Tuesday, iMay I8.>r ^ BE GtVEIt RAILWA Earnin gs Not Keeping Pace With Operation Expenses-Slami Proposal to Meet C. N. R; Deficits Out of Taxes of i.J^ People-Boosts Irrigation in Alberta. ' ^'  MONTREAL, MAy^S.-Recdneider*-^ tion ol an increfceef lUit freight rates was (leclas'ed,: necee'sary *y Mr, JBeatty pointefl ou^ that, while the gross;�amin�� o� the, company were the.larsesit in its his-toiy, tho net .eamlngor showed: d6-creases on previous years because of the nse iu lUie coet^of wages and ma>-Iprial. He said that tlie relations between earaiugs t^udexpensee" must re- ceive careful attention.; The extent; of rate increases ifixed'by the Dominion j�illAviay commission hnanot'equalled lUie increasedvcovts forced on rail-�;waya. . � " Mr. Beatty went on to point out .that, owing to the peculiar oonditions 'existing between ibe United States 'and Canada, Canadian rodda durinie; the WBir had accepted high -wage scales: made elective under government con^ 'trol of the American) roads and' hid to .oohtinuB to operate under stoilsir \ , (Continued, on Page 11.) ; ', mm FESSB ASinSEVOlE Was Close Gall Near Midnight on Franchise Act-Lemieux Act Going Slowly OTTAWA,'; May 4.-^Amendments proposed to the , Lemieux Act, were again..b^b|?e'th08e|. Under the Lemieux ! Act,'itieii employed in a public utility who think'they have a grievance, can appljr- for>a. boar-dn of conciliation, pro-viding-thtf;application has the approval of the majority, of union members present at a .meeting specially called for the purpose. The amending bill, which came down from the senate -where it -was . ___... _ v� � introduced by the minister of laboi', OTTAWA, May. 5.-(By Canadian; modifies these provisions. Press)-Indications in parliamentary When introduced in the house the OlrclfiB are now that th� Increased in- bill was interpreted as providing that demnity for members has been prac-' applioafclon for a conciliation must tlcally agreed to. The~only drawback, have approval of a majority ot all the iB-^that a majority of members favor; TOembers of the linion. On this ground accepting the increase phly If the pen-, the bill Viras strongly attaclied yester-aions of disabled soldietB are increaa-; day and today the attack was repeat- liOWiLLJ920 OTTAWA, May 5.-(By Canadian Press.)-Whether or not Canada Will sell her 1920 crop through the wheat board, will be discussed on iU�e ifloor of the house on Thursday if a question by Major G. W. x\ndrews, Of Wint nipeg Centre, is taken up. Mr; Andrews aslcB whether the government intends to continue the board when its present term, expires some time with= in 'the next few mouths. He is also anxious to know, having received several .cooiimuiilcatioiis from constituents on the subject, when will the par^ tlcipation certificates be issued and whether th� government expects that the flarmers will get any cash  ;p^y^ ment for the cash certiiicatos. OUW STEPHEN WINS THE CHESTER Cl^P LONDON, May 5.-(By Canadian. Press.)-Tile race for th& Chester Gup resulted in a victory for Our .a}�P^�a;' six to one. Elslnore, 8 to 1, was seci i end, and Rock Dew, 20 to 1,-- third. J Fifteen horsee raa. i edi I- And If the result ii about 20 per cent, increase in pensions, the meni-bersfeel that they will be entitled to raise their own stipend^. There is some talk Of eliminating 'perquisites such as trunks of stationery, pens, knives, etc., but at present there has been no offlelal suggestion tovcompel members to pay for the stenograilhers or to eliminate the franking privilege. REGISTRATION STARTS IN WINNIPEJG MONDAY .WINNIPEG, May S.-HReglstratHon fo� the coming provincial general election, it Is officially announced, -will begin in AVinnipeff at 143 ipolling divisions on May 10, and extend over the, next two days. But it is hot roglatra-4lon - ifor this election' alone. Some time in tho late summei^ or early foill, the people of Manitoba will be given �in oppoiitunlty of saying whether tliey Wtint a iboue-diy province or not Those who register will have ittfe opportunity of expi-essing th^Ir views by the. ballot. Those -who do Siot -vvllf not have this right. WOOD LEADS JOHNSON IN INDIANA PRIMARIES .INDI.VI^POLIS, Ind.i May 5.-Two thoiisand and eeventy-eight precincts out of 4,387 in Indiana for Republican presidential preference: in yesterday's staitewide primary, give: Wood, 54,-30a; 'arobnson, 48,912; Lowdeu, 24,070; jiardlng, 13,213. ed. IMcOonald is No "Red" ~ Angus McDonald, Labor-U.F.O. mem ber for Tenniskamlng, tonight submitted an amendment to require approval by a imajQrlty of, the men affected rather than by a majority of tho union. Mr. McDonald was emphatic that he belonged to rfo "Red" organizatioji as had beert r6i>oj:tted of him. He was a member otvon;tatematlonai trade union: Mr. McDjjnald's amendment had the support of the leader O'f the opposition. - iMnnlly it was accepted by the governmenit. During .the day the bill to extend the time-limit for importation and' Kilo of oleomargarine was .given third reading. Hon. T. A. Crerar, vlio lias been ill for some weeks, recolted a ova- tion from dir parts of the hous9 when he resumed his seat in the chamber. Late In the evening the liouse adopted-an'amendiiiejit to the fi-auchlsG bill providing for the use of standard tiifto lii' elections. Anotlier amendment provides:, for. 'the. use of provincial polling places,, unless, in �ue discretion ol thfe'rOtufning officer, it Is extremely inconvenient to adopt such a course. A close Call Just,after midnight a surprise vote ws takon on;the question of designating those wh^ may vote at advanced polls. i( The opposition, which sought the. destgnatiou, ;ou motion of Fred Pardee, was .defeated. 33 to 23, the five National Progres�lves present ^o-ing,-vvitlj t|je,MvPTWit. The house Inquest Over Remaifts^of'Nina Lee Deloney Featured' By Adini8si ^ Watson was'wsak fromexsi^tlen- ~ and'aiccltement and had to ba;al- , most carried frem^thd trifn ib in : "ambulance. It wal^;A|nhoU^(Daiii; that art |ndlcttnent': ternal troubles in sny of the larger, countries of the world. Continuance of the wheat board is still looked for, in view of the fact that the European governments have practically decided to stand together on purchases. 3123 4968 78?4 18019586 ;