Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 16, 1924, Winnipeg, Manitoba WINNIPEG Press Thermometer 7.30 10.30 12.30 Dec. 16. 2.30 Dec. 16. For full weather report of ological office see page Fair Smouldering Opposition to Coming to Head 21.49; 11.44. DECEMBER 1924 Price 5c per with I Oc. 26 PAGES A SEA OF PHOTOGRAPHED BY ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE When Thought Mere Pre- lude to Further Serious Even to Overthrow of Loyal Trotsky aad Bitterly Op- posed to By T. R. YBARRA 3-flin, Dec. from Moscow to the as of his fall from V grace with soviet bids to a head the which has been me throughout to reports reaching Methodists in Britain May Defeat Church Union Plan Press union is a live question the branches of the Methodist church in this Primitive Methodists and United a vote on the question oC union Is now It has been agreed that If the opposition to the secures 25 per cent of the total the union will not take It is regarded as that the opposition vote may reach 30 per cent and that the scheme of union cannot be ried out at the present the unemployed rapidly increasing op- tfco Trotsky is one of the in last named the The bloody 'n when he was to the Crimea may Si be i prelude to further serious evea to the overthrow of the to the through from Russia Communists Killed OH trouble centre is where rebel bands under the I have much worry to peasants and controlled the region for seizing the toes sad food to They killed BETTER Larkin Says at Dinner to Amery of Nationhood Accepted Colonial Secretary Announces Removal of High Grievances Press Dec. colonial secretary holds an office which not be conducted successfully by the in three months ancient rules and Hon put down until several C. Canadian high EtSt were sent sloner in declared at a younger soviet of the one from now reported Tcherny together with the other but the that the of Novgorod rebellion younger two councils 13 the extent of the defection now in Tho aforesaid local kept the rebels acquainted i'S fts plans of the Moscow those of the Army Loyal to Trotsky trouble centre is eleven imprisoned strike recency and were bv other prisoners belonging and Social some of whom were tat from Russia i; that violent measures now chief has been is loyal to h'm and bitterly f AT T who lias been 1U iii place as isog claiming Hint situation persons n n i B from Russia via i 111 for happenings i i Japan ner given here by the dian club to L. C. colonial the Canadian high commissioner status of the dominions has changed greatly in the last tea dominions have accepted the re- sponsibility of They I be accorded by you Colonel the con- sideration due to Aware as we are of your vision to see im- pediments and your to re- move we look confidently to even a better that of the present Puts End to Anomalies Col. in to the toast in his announced that Winston the chancellor of of Dominions in e Threatens Crisis A remarkable picture taken during a fright north of It illustrates some ot the marvellous sights which only airmen see Here clouds stretch away to the a unbroken As Flying Officer Cairns could almost step right on look so solid when you are in it is fairly and glimpses of the land below can be this picture shows These clouds were met with at less than and prevented ail photography work for the because in order to take pictures a height of about 5 000 is ra quired as well as a fairly clear Manitoba Flight Ranks With Exploits of Men Who Flew Around World to the Free Press by Staff Dec. the tepees on he shores of Reindeer lake the In- dians still talk in subdued tones of he white men who on one day last luly came flying from the south and after the population in i state of amazed stupefaction for left as they had Reindeer if you have not a map of Canada is than Lake It the had agreed to put an straddles the end to those anomalies which stale to existed between the position on page BY GRAND DUKE CYRIL 3IU Light Keepers Are i r I rec From Lake Russian colonies m r Manchuria have been arou Cable to the Free Dec. recent weeks and sed by the circulation of a call to arms bv Grand Duke F. j anti-Soviet activities by Russian I and by a rumor that Is organizing to covered from stern to i The weather last week was but she succeeded in the for Invade simultaneously with uprisings in Last week Gen. White announced the organization of a big company to trade In Mongolia with Chinese and Japanese Insiders state that the an- object Is a camouflage to permit the shipment of arms from Japan to Mongolia for use against the friction between President of Navy board has tluc for 391.40 from the society of city council refers street car to SEEM TO PUT ON U.S. NAVAL OFFICERS grades of the sale at coal r coal on the Bather ls general tne Page take over following 1. of Brandon personality at 6. opposition to t following 1. Action sale of Pulpwood wiu be held 1 case of J to says thc Child the Magma Charta of School of Art shows Tease in student en- Secret Probe Into Leakage of In- formation Being Held Despatch to the Free Dec. cret investigation by high naval to punish and the naval officers who have revealed the poor condition of the navy was in progress at the naval war college on eve of the inquiry into the navy's The secret probe is said to be in- tended to locate the naval officer who in a speech at the that navy was at the ton arms and the old admiral who arose and was the traitor that did It is also said to be intended to put a stop to the constant flow of mation that has been coming into Washington of the navy's condition from officers and teachers at the famous which provides the highest naval training In the wan part in. one province and part in the It ly far north as in other about six or seven hundred miles west of The nearest way connection is The about two hundred rniles It was in this scarcely explored territory of the two provinces that the Royal Canadian Air Foree ried last a flight which in point of daring ami achievement Is fit to be ranked with exploits of the airmen who flew the This was purely a business undertaken to obtain photographs of a country about which there was very little reliable information In the possesion of the Headed by Hobbs The flight occupied 25 days and the flying time was 4-1 hours and 10 The distance flown was i aa far as Quebec to Prince snare miles of territory were or an area one half aa. In- extent as All accomplished in one Vickers amphibian with an Eagle 9 Rolls Royce The expedition headed by B. D. of the Victoria Beach air an of- ficer after self overseas as a member of the Royal Kaval Air ing his career with the Royal dian Air With were R the Topographical veys Officer Cairns and Corporal The object ot the flight was to a country which had on Page MANY NEW YORK BY Cold Spell Results in Heavy perty Loss New Dec. Ninety-six fires broke out in New York during the cold spell which has enveloped the city since Hundreds of persons have become most them in a series of blazes that burst forth during last night's bitter The property loss is estimated at well over 000. The most costly blaze caused 5100.- 000 loss to the Milk depot Brooklyn and sen 600 people from their beds into the streets at 5 a. Bungalow colonists at Rockaway Beach were victims in two night which drove 500 persons out into the cold and swept away worth of A third lire 500 more people homeless in Brooklyn and destroyed property valued at Microbe Killer Urge War on Cross Puzzle Bug U.S. Will Let Russian Protest go Unheeded United Despatch to Free Tress bv free 1'rivtitc Dec. United States will let go unheeded the test of the Russian Soviet ment against the entry of a United States government ship into Russian it Is posted on op- Russian which has offended Russian 1534 1K3' value to to f China precipitate executes deposed n V Federal Agents Take Over Atlanta Penitentiary Following Graft Probe 11. win pro. puzzle 0 United News Despatch to Free by Free Tress Private Dec- of justice agents have taken over administration Atlanta eral penitentiary following an extended Investigation of alleged favoritism and Involving both officials T. B. one-time Texas ranger and a special investigator of justice was installed us by General replacing E. A. who resigned under pressure of. the sweeping probe as it a Other high officials and employees of lesser some alleged to have figured in the collection of huge sums from rich prisoners for special recommendations for ole and other are said to be slated for immediate An exhaustive probe of conditions in the federal prison has been under way for more than a ever cup since the sensational escape of York mall with two other dug his way out of the He was captured several days later ter a in which he was escaping again a hospital at Ga. He is stLl at large and numerous daring featured by deadly gun have been credited to the Subsequently a series sensa- tional charges were aired In federal courts here and several employees were accused of aiding prisoners to escape It was also charged investigators that ees of. the prison had druga convicts and that bribes some cases among the convicts a had been accepted in tor special privileges from As a result of this several guards were While federal operatives have re- fused to disclose details of the in- the name of George Ohio king under sentence for illegal dealing in was prominently mentioned Tress New Dec. with the cross word puzzle was the battle cry at the national con- vention the Insecticide and Manufacturers' The organization passed a. resolution denouncing the as a to the national peace of This action followed an address by Dr. J. 1C. of the United States department of He urged the chemists present to com- bat most pernicious germ has recently appeared in this the cross word puzzle which threatens the peace oC mind of the entire SAMUEL P. of the firm of and grain dealers and who succumbed yesterday after a prolonged Was One of Founders of and Prominent Broker Probe Complicity in Activities Press Dec. police authorities announced today that an exhaustive investigation was under way by the termine whether the charges of complicity in ies of Fritz on for wholesale were Denial that ever was in the service of police headquarters or bore relation or that he was usd as a political agent and as such given police was made THRIE CHARGED WITH MURDER AT QUE. Follows Inquest Into of Butcher as Result of Tress Dec. verdict Hermenegilde fault and David criminally responsible for the death of Emilo of who died on Sunday at the Hotel Dieu hospital a fracture of the following an attack during which was robbed of beaten i road near Sorel on the night of Nov. 22, was returned late today by a jury under Coroner The Inquest issuance of the necessary warrants by the charging the three men with The men are ready in the hands of the provincial police Chief Dan served the warrants at Messier and Dutault gave mony the inquest today and ad- mitted that they had attacked Both incriminated Myette In their Congress Pays Honor to Memory of Woodrow Press Dec. United States congress paused .In its ies today to honor the memory Woodrow Members of the senate and the house with President Coolidge and cabinet and Invited guests in the chamber of the house and heard Dr. Edwin president the University President Wilson's alma deliver an ad- the life and ments of the WEATHER The following Is tho weather report from the Winnipeg Meteorological at- 7 p.m. maximum for preceding 12 30.30: north wind at 22 miles weather Is extremely cold over greater part of the west and light has fallen today in some Ma Ma. 38 Sound 6 Calgary London Edmonton Toronto 16 Battleford Kingston 0 P. Albert Ottawa Med. Hat Montreal M. Quebec St John -IS Halifax 14 P. Arthur Saskatchewan and arid extremely take to strons northeast aid dollar New in enow falls or cold cloudy followed by very Herriot's Condition Satisfactory Dec. condition of Premier has ill for the past is cording to a bulletin issued by the physicians this IF YOU Helped Establish Elevator System of Western Canada 66 Years Old of the founders and charter of the ex- S. stock and died his 46 last night a No man the than Mr. as he had with it in its various phases since he came to iiv the early was first of all prominently associated with the elevator end and did much to foundations of the present huge elevator system of western Latterly he was particularly identified with tho of the ana firm the reputation of having one of the biggest private wire tems on the if not Mr. Clark was of and was born in he received his early He was engaged In the railway contract business in the Dakotas for several On coming to he threw lot with the grain Manitoba at that time having begun to develop in the direction of becoming the of the He took an active part in the on page Trapper Succumbs to Shot Wound in Throat Auto Hurled to Edge of Pit in Hovers There Tress Dec. 15. An unusual occurred today when a cab was struck by a heavy truck and hurled street to the edge of the which is for the new Gazette corner of St. Antoine and Tile cab suspended over the Had it inch or so it would have crashed to the probably results for the despite his car's retained his position the wheel without Over Registration of Anglo-Irish Treaty Likely to Bring Forcing Dominions to Choose Between Adherence to Empire and Com- plete Participation in tr SNAP 1ST Extremes Reported From Ed monton District With Some Relief About Calgary Montana Records 84 Degrees Drop of General Over Canada The extremely cold has not abated in Saskatchewan uor though wind the blizzard in Alberta has Rail and street car service is resumed in. wire service west will not be for 24 hours at even If the lull in The algary were half yesterday and with the thermometer In the neighborhood of SO below 9 o'clock last evening many cases of bites were taken the was still in. the grip of the cold the 31 below last The has dropped the railway companies are to resume normal The owest was at 3 a.m. was 35 escaped the rigors was thermometer on Alleged to Have Held up and Killed Niagara Man Press Niagara iam s David Goodwin and Ar- were in. Niagara police court with held and murdered rd R. paymaster of. the lonai Carbon last ay Formal pleas of not guilty were and men waived tion their anc held for the action of the which will convene the first eek in January at United News Cable to ETee Tress by Free Dec. showdown on the relations of the League of the dominions Brit- ish which may eventually force the dominions to choose be- tween adherence to the and complete participation in the League of now seems Austen British foreign Geneva from the peaceful of a pleasant winter day with a in he authority to accept for registration treaties or documents entered into by Great Britain and part the British Chamberlain's note with the Anglo-Irish Free State in. 1921. filed for with the League Nations this year It is the treaty whereby the Free State; obtained independence within the Registration Not Recognized This document already has been but has in- formed Geneva that Great Britain does not recognize the registration and refuses the for The situation be pregnant a crisis more serious any the League has yet It affects the entire status of the British inions as Should either the dominion force a. showdown the ultimate outcome might the necessity ot the dominions whether would remain within the Empire or withdraw from it to complete With Chamberlain's earlier note to which he said Britain could not recognize the interference in- Egyptian even if Egypt did the disarmament repudiation of the registration at Irish League members see a plain statement of the determined Nationalist policy which isj to be owed by the ment in This in tighten the Empire's bonds is d inevitable Oio movement begun by the dominions after the war to achieve some sort ot individuality The dominions insisted on signing the separately and entered the League More re- cently Canada against Britain signing the Lausanne treaty Turkey To Check Tendency Britain is. determined this tendency of independence in it is stated and to I I Press Port aged 46-years, died last night from an ed gunshot wound in his foot sioned while on a trap line in the Jellicoe district east of Port Arthur and five miles medical Henry is said to crawled a tance of three miles after tho dent Unable to draff self a pair of crutches from the limbs ot a tree arid in this manner hobbled into payne where he was given medical The accident last day and It was not until Wednesday morning that he received treatment any Church at Murillo Destroyed Fort Dec. caused an overheated stove de- one of the old landmarks of the district Sunday when St. Anglican at totally The built in 1894 with few alterations has served congregation ever Says He Did Not Stab Father With Affair Was Accident A Tress Dec. 15.. Mrs. Bruce A. widow of the wealthy Oak Park who yesterday was fatally by their a shell-shocked war came to the son's defence today ter he had been formally charged didn't stab she was drinking and they were trying to the sabre from It just happened that my husband on the The stabbing occurred in thc Shaw home after his Mrs. Marie and a young who gave her name as Hazel of had returned from a cabaret They ed their at home and the elder attempted to Mrs. Shaw came upon the scene .as husband drawing blade of the Chinese Dictator Executes Deposed Will Abolish Parliament which preceded the regime made no protest when oil paire 12.) Sacrificed Bobbed Locks Saratoga Dec 15 women last pledged their world not to bob their only five remained locks today to claim offered by Dr. H. a local who promised to give apiece to if they remained unshorn for 12 to the Free dictatorship of Tuan Chi a Fu is i ing with a. j on his part to suppress all The government has a du cision to abolish parliament also the provisional and con- Pekin was astounded tonight by the news treasurer .in former President Tsao Kun's was shot without a trial at noon -in- chief of also been the few LI was imprisoned same time as Tsao Kun charges of having made millions through his office of director of the presidential but execution was wholly It Is but not that Tsao in S. On that date the troops Gen. Feng YTI whose betrayal of his Wu Pel brought the latter's a in left the being replaced by lii was shot a. wall In the temple of a firing squad of Gen. Yu Hsiang's without a and without the knowledge of cording to a statement by the garrison It develops also that the wife of Li was robbed of on the promise of saving OCEAN STEAMSHIPS At Now York Liverpool Halifax Havre Montcalm St. County h St. Str John Southampton New New York Antwerp Now Liverpool St. John Havre DanaS Head the Free Fifty Years Ago A meeting to take into tion the question of getting a railway into was at the of the West Chief Justice Wood in the William L. veteran 1 cd away at the age of he set up the notice of the death of George Forty-five Years Ago It was rumored that Mr. would take charge of bridging the Red river at director of the Geological society re- the statement that a way from Lake Winnipeg Hudson's bay waa f Forty Ago Messrs. Brophy i and Vivian removed to their offices t in the new Mclntyre tion was about closed at Port Ar- with the public pumpa one at the corner of Hargrave and St. and the other south ot Scott's vi furniture was Thirty-five Years Ago Among those present at the toba first reunion supper 1C I Leland la Prairie settlers from tf Oak Lake and ters of regret were received noted including V Justice Judge Dr. John H. f Spence and f Thirty Years Ago Chief Justice of the passed tS the great ecr of the Panama buried in the cemetery of Pore Mackenzie Bowell made Sir Frank Smith and Sir Adoiphe Caron his chief advisers in his new Twenty-five Years Ago Dr D H. McCalman opened an of- flee with Dr. In the list of the 1899 city council was held in tre city and torias arranged dates tor big matches in the senior schedule at a meeting attended by W E ion and G. H. Merritt of the and J. and George Killam or Twenty Years Ago A company oC capitalists sought permission to establish dial phones H WiHon and m John J. were married at tho residence of Mr. and Mrs James D Rev A- c- t I f.