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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta XIII. TWELVE PAGES .LCTIJ3R1DGE, ALBERTA., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 1920 TWELVE PACKS NUMBER 1115 El 157 IN [Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama Regions Visited by One ,of-Worst Storms of Damage Will Run Into of MosJ Disastrous in Annals of the Souths BIRMINGHAM, April 21 from the outside world is urgently "needed for the relief: of tornado survivors m a dozen counties of Mississippi, 'Alabama and Tennessee, reports today from tHe storm-stricken district said. With a death list of 157 already emd a prop- erty loss which will run into many miUiohs.Hhe tornado has taken-rank as one of this most disastrous as wed- as most widepread in the annals of the south. Relief It Nestled' p _ BirajrNGHAM, Ala., 'April Hun- dreds of injured require medical at- tcntion In the tornado fcelt, and. tho forces of physicians and nurses avail- able' locally, jrc Inadequate to cope tbo situation. Teats -and .teniporary' strudlures must bo erected for; numerous, temilios whose homes xere obliterated and a shortage of food Js foreseen as a result of tho de- Htruction of barns and warehouses, with the complete tion'of communicating roads Tho storm, apparently etrnck in tho rich- farming. halt lying around Day SpriDg, Jasper county, Miss., and moved northeast across tho remainder ot tho statb, to end Its fury on tho nnuuujuu UL uarns ana warenouBeti, j XT i i c. ri---' A i coupled with the complete obstruc- bend Notes to Salt Kemo Asking Keep Active Army Structure extreme northwestern tier' of in Alabama 'before moving- into Ton- neegee. (All- reports as to tlie eitremo Telocity, of -tho-wlnd, -which; levelled in Its path. In andjaroudd: Merlden, citizens jost !Uieir Jives. 16. -einployeesflt a lum- ber Neshoba, county, wore Jata indlcato. AMrdeeri and Meridian RoBe Hill 6, 7, tv Starkviile Xoshoba county 16, Winiton county 6, and others. scattered, r Alatama reported 45..'dead, of whom 20 -were in Slirlon coiinty, and 15 iu Killlngwqrth .'Cote. The otners "were ecattered: Only three known dead report- ed in Tennessee, one' ip WilHaoiaon county and two' against 2.22 for the corresponding -period a year ago. The csljtring weather Is announc- ed from Medlolhe Hat-where the tin is shining brightly and Indi- cations are that work on the 'wrll be r'e.aumed within ble time. Monday msy .see a general start made. Pretipltatlon In-praBent storm Precipitation this month Snow this month Snow this -winter 76 In. 2.71 24.10 81.90 Nothing ntcds to added to tho tfrlte today's utbry. Soulhorn Alborta erperienc- Jng tho wettest early aprlng 1n its his- tory, and the .Etorm whtch etarted on Tuesday with rain, turning into snow 9 o'clock In the orenlng, is cmo of the heaviest of tho season. During 1ho night moisture fn the form of Bnow lell representing (Ire inches ot Ihb'ugh much of thie mcltgd us It fell. till 7 o'clock 'Wednesday morn- ins -T6 inchM of moisture had been recorded !n tho latest storm, bringing tho total for-Uie month up to 2.71 Inches, which comes near doubling tiny previous April's precipitation since- rocordfi of. weather were established here- In 1902. The winter snowfall'haa now more than doubled the average of tho 18 years, Ihe average being Is as well in the grAtuiry it would in tho meantime, "and at 10 o'clock morning was still falling hearllyv Reports- from the iJethbrldge mllway dlTlsicn are that east of Taber.- ol Blzlkom, and west ot Macleod the precipitation hid not hwn so heavy. Blsewhere condi- Lions were about as they are in Leth- brldge. Planners are tmii6ns aljoiit the ir.g ftlthangh they are optimistic about results 'utter they, seed in'the ground. 'Those who can secure the men and horsepower for seeding are adding to tho nuraher ot teed drills and will double up their forces to rash the grain 1n when they do get on the land., Jlsny will uao Broad- cast seeders anil hope to or SO acres a day In that taannsr. With of moisture to germinate the seed they'clahn that this method Trill good results. The country are In an almost impassable state, making Iho handling of feed and seed difficult.- The storm Is going (o make add- ed demund for feed though the distri- bution is growing. belter daily. The grass on the ranges will como along rapidly when warm weather conies, and this will afford a great amount of relief earlier (hnn-had -probftbly oipectcd. Snowing at >New DATTON, .April Para ens were all ready to 'start work on the land today bit rain, (his morning has fallen all day W-erenied any operations whatever. will bo fire per cent: prer last year tind to Uie the season quite a bit will be stubbied In. No one oicept the newcomeri'lB eerfDUsly alimwd, the old-timers-wing the seed OTTAWA, April Canadian' of Jubereiilar soldiers were placed before the" spec- ial committee on pensions this morn- ing. They wore presented by Pvpcr, at. des Mpnls, Quebec; and J. G. Simmonils, o[ Fort Chapelte, who ursod that the ot pensions taberculai1 men and their dependents; They also" requested changes in, regu- lations governing pay and allowances tc patients iii free Isstie of clothing to pensioners taking sold- iers' civil re-establishment training; extentlon of'training period; reserva-. tlon ot civil service positions for tuber- cular men ht to hold thorn; sick and accident Insurance to all' dis- abled men; free medical treatment to dependents of tubercular patients while such patients are in sanatprlums or while In. receipt of total disability pension and several otRer amendments to'the act. Pypfer and SImmonds fabled telegrams from various sanatorhlms giving them-power of representailoh. Their pensions recomracr.astlons were The total disability pension for single man should bo ni month with allowance for dependents-on the present scale. That such total disability should be paid for a minimum period of ft year" from date ot discharge from sanatorium-treatment, nnd thai" sufih tolal disability pension should he con- tinued for a longer period in all ad- vanced caser. of luborculosls'upon the recommendation of tho cxafnlnlng medical exports. Tho granting of allowances eijulva- lent to the amount of a total disability pension on discharge from sanator- ium, In all canes of aggravation due 1 Is inches. If all the -winter's snow had I be lying in the ground as' in some remained on the ground there would tie almost sovon feet of It this morn- Not since September, 1916, when Inches of rain fell, there been a month with so much precipitation. Seeding -will he delayed another ths slorm end it.will be the 28In before work on tho land can eome.general, even with good -weather and. still snowing. r6perty. This Irtrormation hss just been re- ceived by tho World. r, Bf. Menzles camo from Toronto, where his wife Is now residing, and fpr' more twenty' years- was a missionary in China. He expired shortly atlcr being wounded when de- fending some women agalntt robbers. HUDSON'S BAY'GOVERNOR LANDS-'IV CANADA 'MONTREAL, April Rob- ert E. Klnderiley, governor of the .Hudion Bay Company, will reach this city from New York next Sunday and will remain 3 few here before proceeding to Winnipeg. He It visiting Canada {rt.connection wEth the'company's 260th and a dinner tendered him by the staff of the Hudson Bay Company at .the Ritr-Carlton hotel on 'next Monday, LONDON WOOL SALES LONDON, April the wool auction sales yesterday.'' bales were, offered. There was good com- petition. Buyers were bidding keenly, end: prices were steady. Continental buyers were active bidders, B. D. FOR B. C. PASTOR Ont., April L. Ros'e, tin's heon awarded tho of.bachelor of di- vinity, at Queen's Theological Co! Week or Ten Days, Says Sir Geo. Hurrying Work of Scssirin. .OTTAWA, Aprlf Can- adlan to Hon. W. L. Mackinzle King In the house this olr George 'Foster announced that the budget would be brought down within the next week or ten days. A motion from him to eliminate private members' days on and .after Monday nexVwis allowed to stand after Sir.George had slated that It was put out as ttsenlent that, the government was anxious to get Into, tho real bus. tness of the session, believing tliat plenty of opportunity had been given .for discussion of private resolutions and that the members themselves were anxloirs to get away to thelrhomes a quickly as possible. Considerable greeted this latter r-mark, Of'- blockade, anil Talnliiltirt- freight .traffic; Richardson deprecated increas- ed.freight rates as a means the roads par. Ay. r Cockshutt, hand i iuough't'that.thoab.wnd usedtihe lines to than' that deficits 'should be met out of Iho public treasury. V..'.... '.The house adjourned at il K pm inauguration -.ol. .'a; policy -.ol re? t.allatlon, says the Matiiij which adds ' in view of Premier' Mlllcrapd's rc- risal to join them, I'rcmiers.Nitfi htiil Lloyil George are not likely'to'.'perslsl "n carrv-liig put their proposals; .Military Expert; Arrive SAX REMO, Ilal- an, French, Japanese and Greek mili- tary and naval experts have, arrived! here lo Sake part in the framing of the military clauses of the Turkish" treaty. il was officially announced here last night.. I League Represented SAN REMO, April Assoclat- cd I. Dalfour, British member of tho league of nations MB- cullve council, who has been acilng as the presiding officer at the council's i OTTAWA. April Canadian scsslous, arrived In San today score or more of.prominent Prominent Westerners Wait As Delegation on Government at Otlawii to represent the league of nations in discussions with Iho" supreme' council regarding" tho mandate' for Armenia which the league'had been'asked to assume. The discussion is expected, to (urn upon'-tho question' of funds and mili- tary of which tho'league, has none. Brzerum, which has been selected as tho capital of Armenia, Is the home city of Mustapha Kenial. [ha Turkish Nationalist leader, and he is deputy from cilyiln the Turkish parliament: Ho is reported to havo l.i.OOO troops In Krzcrum. which the league of na- the mandalfij would have Ihe task of turning out. Premier Nltti of Italy, speaking In- day with reference to that country's policy toward Oermnny, Austria and Jugo-Slnvla, and also upon the finan- cial situation In charges that a -westerners will wait upon the 'govern- ment this afternoon to urge the com- pletion of the. Hudson Hay railwuy. ihls year. Among those in the delegation will he Hon. Edward Brown, of the Xorriij cabinet In lion. George hangley, Saskatchewan; C. E. croft, Tlie Pas; P. Kennedy, Brandon; C. and T. Davjs. Prince Albert. J. A. Campbell, her for The Pas. who will Introduce the" delegation, staled lotiar that project would be discussed'' on' thh floor of tho liouse cither by way of resolution .or under the estimates. RACE PJUKADKLPHIA. April 21. Cap- tain Tludd of the Ozford-Carnbridge ro- Iny loiun.-here to compete In the t'nl- vcrsity of Pennsylvania relay-carnival STRIKERS WON'T VOTE TO.RETURN TO WORK CHICAGO, April railroadmen In the Chicago dis- trict refused today to vote'on the question of returning'to work. All efforts of a ccmmlltee of strike, lenders to obtain acllnn failed. CLEMENCEAU HOME PARIS, Premier OeorgesCleraericeau. who has been vlsldng Egypt for the two months arrived here this morning. Ho was alert rind, shilling but avoided inter- views and would not be lie Was met at thn station by his brother, his. daughter, .Madame JacQUcmalre, and his grandchildren. Many proalneut men wore present, L week. ImS entered In tho quarter- c.-impalgn of falsehood was being con- ducted by unknown' persons ag.Mnst nurrtic event, It was announced his country.- j today. POLES THREATEN GERMANS j PUT WILtlE IN PARSONAGE WAKSAW. Apfll print- ed In tho Vossfcho Xcltung of AMSTERDAM, April the effect that Iho-Pollsh govern.j tions with the Reformed Church at mp.nt has.Informed the allied supreme) WIeringcn for thn purchase of a local council It to occupy Gcr-l presbytery "as a permanent resEdence man territory It. Clernmny falls to'for the fortner crown prince of Ocr- carry out her engagements with Ihn; many." have bcon begun by [he Poles, are denouncerl by the foreign j Dutch government, acconling It) Iho here as being without' founda; I Wlorengen correspondent of Ihe Tele- lion. graHf.' Wild Story About New York Plot For Revolt In Canada Next June OTTAWA, April 21.-T-AulhorltiC3 here are so far without any official Information of a rjportcd Investigation by British officials Into a New York plot for simultaneous uprisings In Canada, Egypt, Ireland ami India, In June. There is, It Ic said, no Indication of any In Canada, 'r According to the repftrt, a number, of "Irish republic" agitators' have left the United States for Canads, Egypt and India, to plan revojUt J, ;