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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME Xll. SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 1910 NUMBKR 08 GAS WELL WORKERS-AT BOW ISLAND DROWNED Three Men Drown Near Bow Island When Cable i y Over Saskatchewan Parts Onr Bow and Two Bur- oVU Men in the Partv (Special to The H.rjld) BOW ULANO, April drowned In the Saskat- chewan about four miles northwest of here on Friday eve- ning about 6 o'clock when the cable carrying the basket in which they were riding acrou the stream broke with them, precipitating them into the swiftly-running wa- ter with little, opportunity to make r for their llvej. The three Tien are Harry Ablaster, of Bow Island.'and Mr. Johnston and Mr. Wliltford, of Burdett. The men were workers on one of the gas of the Canadian Western Natural Co. arid to their camp from the well it the emi of. their day's work; Instead of; crosiins the river as on the ferry, they apparent- ly decided t? lake a chance on the old cjble with basket formerly used' for -crossing tne river. -When about mid-stream the cable broke. and all three went down; So far the bodies have not been. .recovered, though there is now a forceVi rnen endeavoring to locate thtth; by dragging. Mr. Ablaster, the Bow Island vic- tim of the tragedy, leaves a wife and child. Nothing Is known here about the men. SPILL, JOCKEY.KILLED BALTIMORE. April Kobiaaon. America's premier jockey, is dead, at Ehe University here: Johnny McTagget lias fractured ribs, and Mooney and Sneide- jnann are suffering from bruises ami a severe shaking up as the result a spill in the sixth race today at Eon'je. Lethbridge People Think Healthy Outdoor Sport Worth to the City Big CftiriMign for One Day, Next to Provide That Amount for L.A.A.A. to Provide Sport for Men and Women In in Charge of ,ef Men Under ChaJrmanjhip of A. G. JJckron Heads LA A A. Trotsky Orders Bolshevik Fleet To Attack Allies; Hon. Churchill Promises Relief to Allied Armies SPA, Belgium, April ict republic-has been proclaimed in Munich, Bavaria, according to' a wireless message received here Maihfas head of the German armistice.commission. TiYUFUX April he Express of Ihe Dominion. Atlantic Rail was derailed just cast of tile-Hants ifut up one has been kil ed but that several have been injured, including ho baggageman. Cecil I'lincc, o! tas. boi'u legs am] several ribs be'iic broken. The locomotive ami all ars but two were derailed while paas- rushed to thy scene from- both Kentrille I Minister of Health Not Beea A. G. ability an JUDGE JACKSON Plant for a rousing canvas; of the city on-WM- nesday next to carry on the very imjwft- ant work of the LethbHdaje Amateur Athletic Associa- tion is undertaking, launched at a meeting finance committee ]-executive in the city council chambers last night. most enthusiasm .Dis- played and it is believed that' the organization will have'no difficulty in raising amount of money in such 'a. good cause. Arthur Baalim, who _______ _. organizer during the last Victory campaign, is head of the committee profes- sional men which will the canvass, and the city is divided into some sixty dhriricts 10 that the work may be undertaken and completed In one day. On Tuesday evening a big parade of boys With) the'Boy Scouts in the lead will be staged for'the purpose of showinaj'the need for under- lying 3 scheme to interest the 500 boys of the city In wholesome olit- door sporti. And the girls are not to be forgotten. Arrangements will DC-made out of the funds collected provide tennis, baaketbail and volleyball for the junior and senior girls of the city.- Play is going to take itt proper place again in the life of the city after more than four years of war. That much from the determination of the meeting. vWith a subscription of from the of Lethbridge to such a worthy cause, it is hoped to carry on the Lethbridge Amateur Athktlc Association as a permanent body in the city to supervise all sports both summer and winter. The money will'be used in the first place to provide grounds for both match and practice games throughout the city. Eventually the association hopes to be aWe to put Henderson Park on the map as the centre of the city iitf in1 this way help to repay the first cost. Arrangements are with the various leagues and clubs which.will operate under1 the rules at thp L.A.A.A for a percentage of all gates so that, at the end of the season the initial out- lays may be recouped, and lheramount-of rWney tubtcribed in Wednes- day's campaign may be available for providing wintar'ioorts from which again the treasury may be recouped- In. this way it is believed the L.A A A will be able to continue as an active orgnsBsiton a fund to carry on its important work through the yisn, teacfang young how to play and providing clean' for the older people -i The cemmjttee jn of tfg trrf work it Is undertakiite as Important in the affjrffifol the conmiumty as any otner phase of the community life and they are satisfjsd people Urill show by their subscriptions that they think so too. DISTRIBUTE ALLIED FOOD TO GEflMANS BERLIN', April city i authorities have unanimously adopted a socialist resolution1 providing for the in-coming food supplies from tlie aTlieil nations naUer the central authorities. Tins action will exclude middlemeiij pre- vent profiteering and enable the jxwrer classes to obtain food, the pinch of hunger aud consequent 'mortality having- been nlpre severe there ihau elseivhere. si on Murmansk Coast and Also in Odessa for Hdp From Allies to Save Them From Bolshevism- Holding Up Proceeding at Gd- Drop Bills To Shorten Session Radio, Croatian Leader, Sends Message From Jail To Conference 'April (Associaled Press) Sohn'to, the Italian torofgn jiiinisifr. received a ilispajch today from Stefan leaOer'of the peas- ant parly that a com- mission (rom-lhe entente jwrers he sent Croatia to ascertain the 5cnti' mont of the people there regarding tbeir future. .The dispatch declares Ihtt.lhe Orotlah! (to not tonsioer the "RorMtni their not having Hn nntteratanUing of "the Croatian who vit. arreale'rl by (he Ser- 'liians Is now In prljon, the telejcrsm was sent through a friend And thnt there la .htdtlen. near Aeram a'book containing the sinnatiires of citizens 'of Croatia wlio'pro- .tnt sKalnst Serbian occupation 'of tfttlr cbumry Iho formJtldii o[ a l.'rrnUtn-Sr-rb kingdom. lie that he be called to Paris Md to Ihe entente nations to hlft oonnlrynien. OTTkWV Out April bill! lo ffetle a fedenl ilepartinenl ot pnb j lie 'healili "received .its second read- ing'ln the commons today and Its de- tails were discussed all length in com- mittee. When askcu by opnositlol) nieinbers to (ell who tvpntr! be in tliarse of the departnienf, Hoit! 31r. replied tliat this would not bo seltleil until after Sir Robert Borden.lia's re- Curueil to Canada.'. lie inllruafed tlial the creation of the HCK would not necessarily meaii 'an in- crease In the personnel of the ca-binet. -At the evening sitting con'sine'rablo objection was taken to the bill cover- ing "social on, the theory that the terms-were loo jjnxld.; Ar- ihnr Trelun, orNicolet, I the words be eliminated. 13r. Michael Clerk, of ReJ Informed by ytr. Howcll that the government's lionslnf scheme .might he covered by "social-welfare." criti- cized the movement for introducing the housing plan by oVdor-lh-councll. lie Ihoilght, this a nwst exlraortlina'ry method oC conducting Hie country's busine'ss. T. if. Tweedie, of Calgary, thought Jurisdiction of this measure should bfl confined to matters over Iho federal government lias control. :Mr. Rpwell agrettt..to remove >fho word-i "social welfare'-' from the clause under discussion and Ilitrpdltfeed Ih'eTn in a more definite form in tliG pre- amble ot the bill. Hon. Dr. lie-land spoke for the first time since his return-from Germany, on tlie bill. HIOINA HOY A YE06 WONDER April boy named'-Raines, arrested ..here, used 35, hart in his collection'JefKlry val- ued 11.535 cash, of .about H all keen Jlo entered no manf thai lie unable to recaHlhew work aona In the day tlW: NO STATE CHURCH IN GERMANY PARIS, April commission aa) conatltuttori of the Genaan national hai adopted a' dame otlpii- that wi slate t-hBtclj, a dliMlch Item Wcimur dispatches to the Exprwa. (t not that military reaaoncwiU allies to up but x possibility, It Is said, that city will so atiart V'faad tliat it will be unable to support an occupying force. SITUATION IN NORTH RUSSIA CRITICAL -LONDON. April 5.-Winston war, 1 yesterday sent a telegram in Ma Irltsah In North- ern Russia, says Maif, that SMpaartU and rtlirved at the-earliest moment tnt that men bkve there for months will be brought home as soon a. other are writ to takt tlieir placed i The men for the relieving alrwdy selected and lectures have giver, them on Ruadan iTroops kept In the army under the military will also be invited to volunteer, says the Mali, and there may possibly be an extended to demobilized The military authorities are said to bt confident preparations being made will assure relief, but that the next two months will be filled -w'rtS anxiety. Finna I'ONTXJN, de, velopments on the Murmansk coajt in. northsrn may -be in few days OTrias; to a thresteneilde- "ection 'of troops, according to the Mail. It is.said ttat it was to meet ibis' danger that .United Slates ments were sent on 'two will Mnrmaiislc early neit weeV. President is reported tot hare ordered the'sailors of the two' crui'erj' to land with troops if oeees British nltet forces on board ol two constmcted on wbicli expect to get fDronga: tbe ice two weeks earlier than tbey could on anr other of vessel I i 'tMtalMvUr. Low. April 4 situa- tion, in all aectors.of .the NorthiSus- sian %front was again coinparaiiv'ely quiet yesterday and tils morning: Bolshevlkl prisoner, qnestlonetl- regardlnc the morale of the enemv Jorces, declared: todav 10 Oj regiments are mobilised peasants and the officers are volunteer communists. The soldiers1 are treated Tery severely and are shot for leaving Uieir positions 'vrltnSiiit slon. A new system "f dif.cipiine lias been iuatigiirated, OifTercnt and distinctions' being re-established and aoMlen amsf serve on pain Ot death. Our. men are suffering from lypboli.asd IcpStxon the situation as being in wh'ich the peasants are against the Bolsheviki! Along the. road art-posti garrisoned by Clilherc; search all: travellers and, lake eTerythins Hiey earn tali." V Ukraine'Warrts Hslp PROSKUHOV, Ukraine, Via Vien- na, April Ukraine ii aaiions to ally itselt wlOi the help (7[ -wiilcb have lo: be an "unfortunate comprotnlse" tbe Pftliura, head and military leader ot the Ukrainian state, told the AMOcUted correspondent dnrtnx his Ulk with die general in Uie luMer's private car here. V General Pellura, wbo declared bo hoped to Kler, >ald the Ukrainians had taken arms acalnst' Bolslitvlkl ii-lth CnineM (roops. Sogfestions .Matle That Co-Op- erafne Buying Would Help (he-Situation (Special to The Herald) ED5IO.NTOX, April a.llsat argument in the1 legislature Fri day night by (Jeorge i leader of tbe opposition, that school, prgan- Ise'vsrbad been employed in the.past bujlng and Mr. Boyle said'na. hew boois hart been added (o tho 11st during thevVvar. f HUNS NAME COMMISSION TO CANDLE PROBLEMS IN April The German government it was announced .to- day, to appoint a special commission to Ibndle problems -counseled wJita-ln ciipied territory on bank of (he Rhine. The cbitrawn of ilie wllf he Mayor AdenanrXof Colonge and tiers will Include represenUtire's of labor, industry. agrtcnUiire and mercantile In the Icrriiorifs; Bill Passed Br Awem- WT Abo Their COPKXHAC1KS, April man-Austn'an national asaembly haB paned the bill banishing nwmbers of the Hamburg family and conflKatiaf their properly, according dispatclie.1. Other bHls doing away wllh certain titles of RobHIty and abolishtnc capital piiDlshsantj.ncftpt under martini law, have also been passed (Rajsian jand Finnish prlaoneTs' of war and civilians of these MtkaialiUei! whi> have been Interned aiMrtber been Kumania R la culstten in IkM ttanaiJMi had evacuated h) Uie Knnmiian urtntJter hrre IM also of IM ot the Britlai ;