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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBHIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1920 NUMBER 200 Is Bejief of Police May Be Several Days Be- fore' News' Comijs LougKeed Will- Take New Irrigation Aid PlantoHon. Meighen Premier Stewart Will'Not Take Over Bonds of District Nor Give Alberta Bonds in Exchange, Bat Sir Jamei Is Optimistic That Federal Government Will Go a Long Way to Help District Affected Wind Storm Considerable stir was caused In Lethbridge this afternoon when a rumor was spread around that the Alberta Provincial Police had caught one. of the bandits and had him In i-ethbridge. The truth of tho matter Is that It was Alex. BassofeV'who picked up this morntno. .He Is a brother of one cf sbspects. Tho names of the bandits are George Akroff, Tom Bassoff and ArelqffY This Is the Inform- ation two of their chums gave the local police a day or two ago and the provincial police picked up one of the' Bassoff.men for the purpose of examination. Conductor Sam Jones was taken to the (A. P. p. headquarters to J look'at tha man, but he had never before. His train held at the station while thli beln'g done. v ThiJ It fee or three days before'news of the capture of the; Crow's'Nest .train holdup bandits IE received after It.takes place .It of Mounted. here, who >slate their belief the bandrta h'ave hejUed-for the Flathead country; tii southvyestern part of. the. province with the inten- to'lthe United States. 'Police follow-' Ing .foot, as this Is the locomotion, and as there' is Communication wild country through which. Is-waging, It may be several "days after a capture is effected before any news is available. All: branches of the police are determined that the bandits will be caught and given over to the courts. Mofo.and more each day is being learned about :the trio who held up [lumber 60- .Monday morning Wallla" and Egan, of tho (local. po'lico department, have been .busy on this subject In Lethbrlclge lever Blncc tho report was received ii tho city about tho hc-ldup and they .have" identified, tba man without chance for a donbU Detectives Wallls and Egan have placed information in tho hands o jMr. O. D. MacKInlosh, superintend of Ihe southern Alborta division jind in tho hands 1h cancelled certain previous engagements. Bolshjea Make Six Miles a Day .WARSAW, -Aug. soviet armies, driving against the 1'olinh lines defending are maintain- ing an average progress of six miles a day Jn the-direction bt this city. They aro being held in tho south, however, and in some places are be- ing pushed back from the districts cast of lycmberg. which Is one of tho objectives of their present campaign. Today's official statement issued at general staff '.headquarters declares that the roles have retaken the of lirody. iienr'lhe Gallcian frontier, and forced the liolshovllci hack Into llussla Fiithe region of Karizivlov, norfhisest of United Stntos aviators fighting with tha Koscin'sko iiqiiadraii are Untiling agviinsl flcno.ni'] llndciiny's cavalry and infantry along Ihe Sercth-river, the soviet' forces havo not made any headway. Parts of this WILL BAR MANNIX FROM'AUSTRALIA LONDON, Aug. from Australia quote Premier Hughes as saying that Arch- bishop Mannix would not bo allowed to relura to Australia. -j Macleod Fair Gets Off To Good Start- Receipts Doubled Attendance, fa Heavy .Paris of Large and Excellent Young BeDevue Italian Suicides Drank GillcU's Lye While in Fit of Sub- ject to Malady (Special to the Herald) HELLEVUE, Atig, Kerlon, a young Italian of Hellevuo and a resi- dent for a mimfcor of years, obmmiUed suicide on ipil's lye. Aug. 3 by drinking Gil For the past year or so o'clock tomorrow nvcnlng, Andrew were wgugcd ay ycs- Lnw said the government aliovc ?cnr l lcy Inct ull desired in Ireland, ijut The It must use every means lo restore de- 'hu in this lui hf.s been subject lo melancholia and has beim under the impression that ho was suffering from t'oino ser- ious sickness, hut purh not ilia mso, lio being In perfect health bod- ily. (From Our Own CorrMDonJenll MACLEOD, Aug. Mncluort fair got away to a good start Wednes- day. A more perfect day for the fair could not be wished for. Bright sunshlue all day, with some ueat, bnt a refreshing north and east breeze made it pleasant for tho crowd who came from all parts; of the district. The gale receipts for the first day wero almost double'tho 1919, while the grnndBtaml receipts quite doubled those of last year. The cattle entries were far In ad- vance of list year and many find ani- mals were'led into the show .rinrj. Among the Shorthorn hulls, Harrlc Brothers, of Rothwell, look Ihe (irsla These are said lo be the best animals In the district. Joe Shields carried off the firsts for Shorthorn cows. There was keen competition In the classes tor cows, and calves. In the championship for these' classes Harris Bros, were successful. The Jerseys had many admirers, and the success ful milker was owned by R. J< Gardi- ner, cai-rying off the championship fqr dairy cows. Tilby ft Adams wore the successful competitors In the young slock, as Ihey received firsl find set ond In Ihese lines. Tllby fc Adams' also carried off all tho prizes for" (fjoutiiwed on Page 4) cent conditions of civilized lifo'tho-c 1 worn-very heavy, lurtny's offl- Thb bill, raid Ihe government lead- c "olslmvfk T. rcpnfscnled powers lho govern- were and were menl considered govern necessary to effect that purpose, although ha could not offer tho hope that the hil] would cure conditions in Ireland Immediately. Tho opposition began obstrucllvo tactics against ;he measnre. BUSINESS SECTION OF COQUITLAM DESTKOVED VANCOUVER, Aug. business section of the town of Coqultfani, 17 miles east of this city, Is reported destroyed by fire. Several stores, a hotel and the fire hall are said 16 have been burned ana1 at one o'clock the C. P. R. freight sheds were burn- The less U ettimated at 000. wounded. Poland Strains Every Reserve Poland strained every'ounce of her reserve power yesterday to checkmate the Bolshevik! fn Ihe game on the result of, which depends tho fate of the new ropubljc. Men In whose hands rests lho destiny of Poland assembled at various conferences throughout the day. and taking a lending role in all decisions .were the British, Krench and Italian missions. Poland Ready to Negotiate WARSAW, Aug. coun- cil of defense has sent a wireless dis- patch to Moscow Informing tho soviet government that Poland was-ready to send a peacft delegation to Minsk. Two conditions were, laid down council. They were: That. Polish deiegalea he permUlut to communicate freely with (ho War (ContlntieT ou Pa Tax Suit Against The CJN.R. '-v t EDMONTON, Aug. a lionnl rnihvay lo compel pny- dccision liamleil down Iliis mor- ning in the supreme court of Albcrla, Mr. Jusltco Hymlman gives jiidgniont against (lie pro- vince in tlif. suit brought by !hc Kina nnd provincial livasury itgainst Ilif Ciiii.'idian Noi-thcrn railwstv.iunl Hie mcnf of ..taxes .and penalties amounting to on I7Q.2B miles of railway between Edmonton arid Lloyclrnmsiei'. In addition to Hie amounls pro fixed, Ihe province claimed a penalty al'thc rale -t daj siticn'Soplciiibcr ond in lorest< ;