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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME JOH. SIXTEEN PAGES FH1DAY, APRIL 00, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 119 ,000 FIRE V Provincial Treasurer Will Un- dertake Duties Performed by Late Hon. A. G. MacKay- REARRANGEMENTCOMING Wrt-H NATURAL RESOURCES to Tho Herald) 'EDMONTON, April 29. minister of ipuniclpal and.public health, render- id vacant by the death of the late Hon. A. filled to- day by the appointment of Hon. Char'iea iCtMltchell; ,'ln'connection the above ap- authorized tn'e..statement .that It Is not his Intention to permanently these departments to a minister, It appears that She question of the transfer of the natural' reaourcea to the western province! would ihortly be dealt with, Jn-.whlch event a rearrange- ment of the provincial portfolios would be neceuary, The Hon. Mr. Mitchell atUnded at the office of the governor thla afternoon: wherrxHe. oaths of office" yttn 'adminis- tered. The. premier further announced, i ''ihat'tho mines branch of .the de- partment of public works has been transferred to the department of the provincial secretary, and the administration of the same will hereafiervcome within the Juris- diction of the Hon. J. L. Cote. Nomination Soon 30 nomlna tion-Tw thet'Ticait seat In the Atha rldin'fe caused by, the death cE HHuiA'rG' jHaoKay ivul be madsr.Hfc Is expected, rery shortly, the 3ocal or- ganization of tha IJberal party haying already in hand. Premfcr Stewart said'today ho eip.ectcd that ap. electioii: would be held during tho Jata Eurnmer or early autumn. Judge Athabasca, and Col. .7. K. Cornwall are mentioned as like- ly candidates. The Great Game of Politics It. Huirt, Held at Los An- geles, Tells of Two Alberta Women Missing Who- portfolio of mln- of municipalities and'public health death or Hon. A. HapKi'y'. IP. CASTS FIRST VGIE Temiskam ing, Favors' CIause.22 of Franchise JJiU "Whips Wait on Premier Dmry and Present Round Robin i TOJWWiTO, April asi- In faTor-of Increased indemnify for membera: of the as- sumed tangible form at noon today, whips of tho .throo parlies Trailed on Premier Brury anfl present- cd a round robfii, signed by 79 inem' ben'odba house, urging that the ses- xtonal allowance ta raised from The names at all the Liberal, Con- servative and I-abor members appear- ed upon tho document, nnd in addition those of somo IS Farmers. Bolsheviki Retreating i Before Polish Forces WARSAW, April; (By AEsoclal- Ooneral.: Pilsudsky, ns Commander-in-chief, Is leading tha Pol- 'Jsh army In Us drive the Dnieper river, which began last Mcn- rlay. By ttie of Ownicz, Xhlt- and oilier .railroad centres, the Poles now control the two linos Jsiding to Kiev. Xhllomir was Is nfler a brief.but fferco fight. Tho Poles announce that the Bolshevik infantry and Seventeenth catalry. divisions -were destroyed combats in this region. The Dolsho. vlki Oien a general retreat, of- fering resistance only at a few scat- tered points. Many prisoners an.l much material were taken, the ma terjal including IS locomotives and railway .cars. Along tho SCO- front (ho advance Is i.on- Kiev Threatened JX5NTJOX, April ThD loss of SO irllca southwest of Kiev. to the Poles is admitted In an official Ktatctneiil sent out today oy the soviet government at Moscow. The message ilflo refers to a 1'olisli threat againat THE George outlined the remaining legitlation to be brought down session, which includes tho budget and no other contentious .legislation. Angus McDonald, .member for riis.seat in the houte. Bill introduced to -amend the Marriage Act, so as to legalize the Msrriage of her de- ceased husband's, brother. Conslde ration r Franchlie BUI in committee .outlined.' Fiejdlng amendment to clause 22 lost on standing1 vote'' by 32. The clause carried. Progress was re- ported on the bllj. THE SEN.ATEH-Secorid; reading given jo.thej.blll 'ratifying the agreement '.for J taking .over the Grand Trunk Railway. Second reading. to the. bill which extends .to "the aid and rrghts that. are given to provin- cial administration irr.the operation of employment burcaut. NEVER OPERATED IN THIS CITY LOS ANGELES, Cal., April 30. R. Huirl, held.here while officers investigated of his marriage to a number of women, confessed late last night that he had slain two of cording to county officers, .Two of the numerous women Hulrt is said to have married In various parts of the who are at present llsttd as miss- ing, are Beatrice M. Andrews of Canada and England, and Agnes Wilsoh of Alberta. More than 25 marriages', have been attributed by the officers to Huirt According' to the alleged con- today by J. Morgan Marnisduke, 'his attorney, and county officials, Hulrt murdered at least two of his wives, two others met "accidental" death while with him, and he "might have murder- ed more." "SEVEN ARE MISSING Seven are listed as mlsslrig, In- cluding the two Canadian-women, the other five being'Nina'Lee Dc: a hammer at Lona Beach.; Cal Elizabeth Fry- er, whose; head'was crushed wjth a'' sledge hammer near Plum, Bertha..Goodnich, who Was, tipped out of a boat in Lake Wash- ington, near Seattle; Miss; Ludvighon, drowned in a river in Idaho, and Mrs. Gertrude Wilson of Seattle.' Hulrt'saEd-.he could-not-remem- ber what happened to seme of the women his stilf weak- ened cofidltlon resulting from two (Continued on page 13) Bob: "Hey, lenimc into.'this game." EIGHT CARMANGAY BUILDINGS DESTROYED IN EARLY MORNING i ,_____ T I T FIT A A HP MJXS1 rli'Al LAJtJO. I rll j Ask That Total Economic Ruin or Germany He Not Brought; i About 1 NO SHIPS DELIVERED AS VET ALLIES REPLY BERLIN, April allied re- parations commission has replied Germany's recent request, that .Ger- many be allowed to retain to her own use a certain number of chips due for delivery to the allies under the-peace treaty. The reply paid that, although It has been three months since became en'ecllve, nut a single vessel has hcen delivered and that the com- missioners cannot possibly uonsIdeV (urther' proposals until a satisfactory quantity of lonnage is surrendered. It also recalled tbal charter money is payable by Germany from the dates the ships are due to the date of their delivery. The'German government, In reply--, ing, pleads having encountered' lh.e greatest difficulty in making delivery of the vessels. One vessel, it' says, was sent, to the Firth.of Forth .tvru days ago and a large number of sels are ready to sail'and hope to de- part in EI few days. 'The reparations thi repl} continues 'u 111 thus bee thai good wUl to fulfill the obligations j not lacking B part Bui Iho nation itVs that it not he mined Quebec Boy Aged 20 Confesses Father Told, HimTo Do OTTAWA.-Anril moment! r two tonight the. house sat fh ttie dark. All the day the franchise had been -discussed. debate con- Inited half the; Trent (tart. There were outcries but the bouse con- .Inucrl Its Trork: Tlien.'wilhoiit'a flick- er Ilio remaining lights went out. trague fortnK -of: protection nil- icutted against (he doorways. There hurrying'' nroimd of officials till the again flashed on. then slngifag whistling ceased and the thd. franchise once more. ntiring.the.day the debate turned on the claitse in the franc-Mae bill re- allng to Ihe appointment of -.returning >fficerB. It 1a' the clause "which prev- iously .wjich Hon. W. 3. Kieldlng sought-to amend with a stipulation "-returning officers shall be selected" from certain npecl- fled provincial andimiinicipaVofficials. In coiTiinlUee today Mr. Ficldlng'a amendment yfa's defeated by SI lo Vi, gorernmonl majority ol 32. The croas-bonrhers volcd.with the govern mcnt among thorn .betas' Angus Mc- Donald, recently elected member for Tcmishflmlng. Jt was Mf. McDons.Ul's first Vole, for'hfc took hls'seat in tho house only Subsequently tho clause carried. Methodist Church Board of Refuses to ReinsUlte Rev. Wm. Ivens TORONTO, April Can- adian C6urt-of ap- peal of the'McttiodlsJ Church to- day appeal on half of Rev-William lyene of Win- aoainst the .action of the Manitoba conference which prac- tically dismissed him from the Methodist ministry .last May, fol- lowing his cftnvlctlori a'leader In the bio oincrarst'rlk'ejast sum- mer, QUEBEC, April Canadian was a lover of. mother's nnd 1 shot him. 1 am not afraid.. 1 wilt not be hanged for IMs. Father told me to fire and f fired." Such was the statement niade by Romeo .Hemillard, aged years, whose for the murder of Liou't. Luclen ilorlsstle, btgan at Ihe crim- inal assizes liero today. Tlio above. sUitement was made lo him after the shooting on tlio morulng j No.More Money To Keep Booze Out of States WASHINGTON, April one penny to keep liquor out' of the .United States, ,wot Cie watch- -word of the house appropriations committee yesterday. Evidence of- I'fer'etl by. the customs tervlco that whiskey is being In great "'quantities over the Canadian and oth'er, borders left the committee Unmoved. Two million dollars Wat the sum asked by the customs, service, on the ground that one trlouiand addi- tional men were needed guard tneioundarlet. But congress evi- dently thought it time to call a halt on the mounting. of pro- hibition for the enf6rcement of 'which six millions voted previously. -'t.; -t- SEWING MACHINE MAGNATE MARRIED -I- Broke Qut in Millers Pool Room Spieadmg Rapidly to Avenue'Where It. Was Checked by Hard Work Patt of Volunteer Fire Brigade; THE LOSSES T. G. Parkinson, two buildings. Government telephone exchange. Jim Pong restaurant. R, furnishings store. J. W. Miller, pool room, building ant] contents. C. Collier, saddlery, stock. F. U..'Williams, building. Long. Sing, building and stcck. A. Quayic, Carmangay building and contents. (Special to thegHerald) CA.RMAXGA.Y, April he ulosi ot'S. P. Ranaghaii, u'scnt fpr the Im- Another memorandum supporting thla request will lie sent to the "coJtimts.slon'nt an F_r inch-German .Conference April economic con- ing France and Germany rwas arrnng- Premier 'MiUerantt ed yesterday by and -Dr. (Joeitpert. probably _will be held In Paris ;it an early de- perlal Oil Co., also from B. J.Sleen'B I pending on the arrival of the' .Gcr- barber shot, and the post :lniild- j mans. The conference Is tho outcome ing, lint luckily buildings negotiations between Premier ilii- saved. No inforroa'tion' was available j iprnnd aud Dr. Mayer, the Cerriia'n this morolnir as to tlie future plans of; charge d'affaires here; winch wero.in- the business men put out.of- commis- sion by the tire. B.C. Will Apply For Higher Freights OTTAWA, April Canadian tj -is reported Hint II. .NEW VORIC, April Major Cecil of January 2S, Dr. Konico Koy, 'of .Singer, grandson of Ihe late Isaac Levis, asserted on the witness siantl. Following tbe shooting, Singer, millionaire Inventor of the sett-ing machine, and heir to tho Kemillardand hls'fatbcr, Joseph llem- estate left by hts grandfather, Illard, were placed'under arrest and! was married yesterday to Mlsa Laura were later held on a charge of-tniir- der. The fnthcr will )m'-f mediately the son. Teresa Groves of New York, Major Singer saw service in Franco -with tho Drifish array. disastrous firo in tlie history of Car- inangay occurred this morning, which put eight-business places out of com- mission, and causing 950.000 loss. Tho'flro Started in Miller's pool hall on PaCfftc Avenue, about 3.30 a.tit, anil before it was .discovered'by the night porter at the (Sratige Hotel, the bull fling was a mass of flames. The alarm was sounded at 3.50 but before tho entire brigade arrived on the j life flames had spread tn C'oJ-[ filer's humcss shop and the restaurant and rooming house conducted hy Long Sing on Pacific Avo. The "next buttd- ,ing in the track of the flames was tho office of the Cnrmtnigay "Snn." anil tsi a few inimUna U M'as In tho grip of the names. The fire brigade confined its efforts .lo saving tho Parkinson building on Ihe corner.of Pacific Ave. ami Carman-Street, but owing to tho poor ivaler caused by the Duty on Small Threshers, to Come off Western Members Hear commons supporting Ihe present gov- ernment, held tbelr caucus lodny (o decide ou several lines of fiction In connection with mailers which arc ex- pected to come up in the IiudgcU There wns a large atlentfance rlespllo the fact that since last the newly formed National Progressive party, a majority of the members of which comprises westerners, has reduced the membership. Duty off Binders By far Iho most InijarliuU Hem dla-. cussed today was Iht budget as ft washing out of the dam at llic toiv power plant by the recent floods, tho brigade was handicapped, and it was soon realized thftt this fine business block 'was also doomed. However, Ihe other business .places'on Carman St. were saved by excellent work by I he. A list bf'bnsincss places destroyed and Iho estimated ,looses follows: Parkinson valued at insurance UuKinesa places in this block: Telephone exchange, no estimate of value of ptant'