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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAlllS. ,Aug.' 6.- Koch, coroniaiNjer-lii-chtef ot the allied armies during the war. is reported by .Ihe J.clio de. Paris- to have been Invited v bv the L'uiled Stales govern- v nienl, as well as several or- ,v 'sanitations in that country, to v visit America. _ Alberta's Minister of Agriculture Ready Set Fire To ,A1I Customs Houses- OTTAWA. Aug. of resolutions was the business taken up when Ihe national Liberal convex, lion resumed wort this morning. Tlie first bex.prescnled wan one moved' by Uaudurand. and seconded by .M. A.-MacDoiald, ot Vancouver. It dealt with, tho question ot imper- ial relations, declaring that no organ Ic change in the relations of, the Do- minion to the Empire should come into effect until rat'.tiei) by a vole o the' Ouadlan '.An amcudmeni Moved by D Gregory, ol Toronto, declared tha the main resolution did not >o fa tnoush. and .suggested, by way o amendment the insertion ot words nb -JectlUB to centralu imperial conlroU .John llo'yd. supporlln the "amendment, asserted thai ah i f'dlnns campaign was being waged i London which would slrike II tonhf.aliont of the. confederation ,pac After Senator Dandurand had i plained that he not opposed the amendment but Ibst lie had be bound b) fie of t le tlons committee Mr Lemieui asse id that there i in insidious mcnt on foot to destroy" Canadian a 1onoin> l The resoliit'on as nmenrtert T fceneral shout of proval Ready for Fire Duncan Marshal1 iqml ler'of isri culture for Vlbtrta vho vria tilled upo-i tor a speech declared thai be bo gnd to burn orerv cui tonvs houses-between Canada and tho Lnfted f 41o emphasized .he of en eoilraslng Havtlcv H De ar Ontario lib- leader who that the Lnlon government -vshiih had teenifiSmed goHrh on one unit nbualng Us papers Ho told thc- convention lhat Ontario lias g ttlilg "rlil oi Its middlemen am1 declared that It was tne dntv of Liberals to flcht for the r.ghls of the people .A resolution condemning thu gov- ernment because it.hab not properb oniorLCd the Incoui! fax law moved 01 I II Wilton, ot sec D V nfortunc Ml' 'wis carried unanimously and Uiu convey- iion adjourned until 30 p m Sunstqi ent lo the adjournment tne delegates Mere photographed outside convention Ohio. Aug. persons, ,tu be probably six seriously vrouudvl. anil crop daaia'sc ntimated at 'luorr than J'OOOHOO hundreil fsmuies driven from was the toll early today of tletirk slorm winch swept noriueill'Ohio latv ye.Uenlay. Tbrce of the dealli- uicurreil in wllere tw" instanlly killodiby ligl.lning and i-n- other cbWlrocuted by tooilnu Into con- tact wlihV live wire. .At BoJIevue "a j hov ivas drowned when he was drawn into a sink hole, r.-bll? bathing in Aup. 6. tiie paymtnt o Groat Briulii has li'.c Anu'rk-an overnnipnl lor utlati-d for liurius lac the l anno-jnced. a hole r.-hlip natinng in B (loodeJ At Tiffin n-.orc.lhan_i Without Authority Sir Auckland (Jcdtlcs Hints At iremes in the nort i'u Excess f- i ii'nVri fliioritii s.ntl Possibility of Action in Great While making his statement on the profiteering question today, Sir Auckland was asked whether "an attempt would be made to make the profiteers disgorge. In reply the minister of reconstruc- tion said: "The question of retrospective action Is now under considera- tion." 'evnie Pok6r Gamblers Hatl to Disgorge Over Six Hundred Dollars in (Special to The Herald) FERNIE.-B. "time between and Jour o'clock this morning two masked rnert-'walKed into a In the bnsement cj' Hotel, "commanded the.five occupants of Ihe room'who were engaged in a game of poker to Jine up against the wall, where were covered by a gun fh the hands of one of the masquerades while the other gathering up the. cash which hail b-en accumulated during a long game amounting to more than six hurdred dollars and the men d-campsd leaving a warning to''the n'lt to attempt to follow them T'le unburdened gsmblsrs obeyed the int'ructlons to the Icltcr and no clue has as yet been found leailmo to the jdsnlity of the two Apg. C.-Grcat purposes establishing a central author ily. to deal with profiteers, it was announced by Sir Auckland minister of" reconstruction, at the re sumption today of lliejicarlngs by UK I house of commons sittins'as a seler commitiea to investigate the hlgl cost of living and profiteering. Sir Auckland said this central null ority, according t6 the government1 would be associated with loon and county tribunals. New powor would he in connection with Ihe an increase In penal- ties for .violations put Into effect.. the first Hilling of tbe committee vestcrday. George H. lloberls the food controller, set forth the difficulties fit the situation in dealing with Ihe high CD t ot food and de- claring for one thing that deficient liomc production was responsible fur some of the trouble. .'Great Britain not having Ihe. coal or manufactured goods lu exchange for food ihe pen ..i. r.f werfi-plaicd it a dl all shojid I'crms lit Excess of Armistice, Demanded RUMANIAN' KING IS WITH HIS TROOPS PARIS. Aug. eant's Geneva corrtlpondent says that, according 10 a Bucharest Ferdinand of Ru- mania is wilh his army in Hun-, gary. VANCOUVER, Aug. E. C Hoy announced this afternoon tffat he would leave Minoiu Park, tat-' 3.30 tomorrow mornlns in hisVtecond attempt to make a night acres', the Canadian., 'Rockies lo C'algiry in 1B hours. This word that weather conditiohsMn the interior had im- proved. Capt flying for cash prize offered by the Vsncou- ver World, the Herald 'and the Calsary Herald. His first Attempt ended at Chlliiwack, be- ing stopped b'y fog and my. Husl Has Cut Down the Pros- pecls_Rains Help Feed Sit- uation Throughout the West WINNIPEG, Aug. C.-The crop published Ihis 'rcmier .Martin Resists All.Pres- the 1C days sure To He Candidate Tor Liberal .1-eadcr Physicians Jo Organize Strikes .Threatened LIVERPOOL, ..Aug. V service was .suspended com- pletely and.there was virtually no bread to be_had as a result of the strike .movement which .'began wlth-lhejiollce.and the tramway .and .the baKers. Municipal .employees last .night M voted to. give 24 hours' strike no- lice unlew demands.of tram-. way met. Physicians'at a meeting .ttfday adopted a'resolution In favor of organizing thimselves on union basis. Provincial t'--' LONDON Aug lilies have not altered-lhelr 'decision to hold the trial or the former Ger man emperor in London Andrew Bonar Law, leader, announced ih the house today. He said, no action matter could-be taken un- J.tit the German peace treaty is ratified. i GET 'THIS MAN; t .WELL .WORTH WHILE in the" abpolnlmcnt- of a British ambas- sador to the United Slates-was .the subject of in the house of commons" yesterday. Mr. Eonar Law sajd-that the post had to a man whose acceptance would be worth this -'Sefay. -hoped to an- nounce the appointment soon. CUT DOWN UIV1NO COSTS IN FRANCE PARIS, AUfl. plan re-. -captly adopted by food mlniilry to .r'edu'cc'food'prices is wor.kin'g lucceisfully Income'of At Havre, erjgs have been rediiced', from a dozen to Id 5 cents a potatoes fouV to two cents a pound. The reductions in vary from 20 to 25 per cent. mere suverc piinislrinent for persons found siiilty of .profiteering ami gave his opinion thai there should lo al- TiT-s an effective control of food pric? anil supplies tliroughout all stages of L'iciv deliberation, lie said enn.cnl wns making an entrain into for protect i B tlie country against High price" for meat Thif statement'was made after he had suggested that thli situation in ward to ail'alleged American ment combine called for international ittion The' tribunals which it is proposed to set up.-SirC ;Auckhnd continue! nould be enipowercd to inOut peml ties up to or months onmcnL The minister declared that tho lions' of commons would not adjouia nnti there was some power in tie bind tbe governmcnl lo dedl n itlt profitee Tlio covernment's. prono oil bill Si Auckland said, woiihl ipplv to for lanil. Scotland and Wales but not to LONDONVi'Atig. afler- nooiis papirs make a feature cf Hie s'5 ement printed in the Tirres this motnuu to the effect t was under'stood tie ,Brl tish authorities Were convinced tbat-the present, strikes were part of a conspiracy .organized abroad ti I C-at Britain system of governm-nt Tuc tatement added Hhat the government believed that if the pol ce strike had succeeded it would have been tKe signal for on a Vast scale. This afternoon it that the Scotland Yardjjffici.als had.ob- tEintd a confes- on from a Swed- tha. ne had been bTinglns rjoney I from Hungary which was handed over to a British radical labor man tt finance an agitation to overcame the.government The labor man concerned, .it was added, denied that'Ke had re- ceived the money. The Swed. who 'made the confession has bceh de- 1 ported. PAUIS. Aug. 6.-The Hnmaniaus have served an ultimatum on the Hun carian government, according to lices reaching Uis- peace coatfreiicc Thelotlmalum. it is said, makes de riands far in ot the armistice terms and gives the Hungarians unl, S p m. loday lo comply with them. It Is greatly fearc.l in conferenc circles tliat Hie Humanien action wil result-in the overibro'.v of the Hungafian governmeuL French circles'stale that -IU manianarmy is nol under Ihe run niand of Marshal Koch, Ihe allied com- the- Rumanian i.erals reTusing to'acfcpt him.-, ino I manians have norbeen active y par- 1 tlcipathiK in the peace conference since Premier Bratiano some time ago ibok esccii'tlon to the decision of the .-ohfcrenco upon the principle of guar- ;.Bnleeing the "rights of minoritier, with- In the national borders. In their ultimatum the Rumanians demand the reduction of the Hungar- ian army to 150.000 aifil llio surrender of the hirvcil animals and farm mach- Inervymd 9 per tho raih ay The Ultimilum ilso demand i large jiropailion of tUe Danube ship ping and equipment and applies or an oj 300 OOU men together rations for tlie Rumanian force I end ing i peace selllement -Sombarded Bddapest 1 ONDON 5 dls palih from nmhpcbt reports that the ulv was hombardea ncfo e the Itu manianVcntereil it TwcnS one shells were fired on house being In' CzechoSlovik on Way BIDSI'FST Aag Slovalt and Serbian oops following the imamauB are advancing towa'd Buda lie L tapt Thomai Oregon n em 1 her of the inter illied relief commis I sion attempted to per uade the J n 1 no to occnpv the citi pre pvolesls from the HmiEirms and Mnencan troops here could bring about a 'solution ot Ihe uation'wilboiit bloodshed OTTAWA, Aug. csuple of hundred pddiilonal delegates arriv- ed this morning to attend _ the Liberal convention and more are expecfed In lime to participate In the vote for the le.ider which will take place on Thursday. There'ls still much speculation as to who is "likely be the cucv cessful candidate, but thli morn- ing there appeared to be a swing in the direction of Hon. W. S. Fielding. This is'largely due to a report Wai WillianvMartin, the Saskatchewan premier, ,wi" defin- itely decline to allow Ills name to go before, tho convintio'h. Hon. "Gtorae H. Murray, prem- ier of Nova Sco'.lal Ij teing men- ticned as 'a probable, candidate, -but on thc-other hand, it is gen-, erally known that Mr. Murray is probably disposed to tho.election of Mr. FielcJing. v' Hon. Georfje-P.-Graham, ..Hon. MibKenrie-King and D. D... Kenrie are all ttill in the race, with manyssupporters. At- the pret-nt time the mdica- 'tions are thjt none of can- didate's lit likely to secure a ma- lorlty of the vites cast on the fi tt ballot and addltiona.1 ballots i which have elapsed since the lasi irr-sori. .-ondiilons in tbe prairie pro vlnccB have c-liunse.5 materially foi ihe better in tome sections and foi >the worse in others. Wheat In the west Is virtually two abend ol !an average harvest since-ISOo. As 1 seeding was nol exceptionally early, I it follows ilml Ihe crop has not come 'to harvest under normal conditions la !cny ot Ihe provinces. only a very few points 'report no' rust and the majority com- plain ot rust damage running from flvo-to 60 -though heavy damage is reported only from limited iaraas It Is evident, however, tbo re- I uort states, that- tho bumper crop i which was so fully indicated at. the lend ot June lias been reduced from. I five to ten bushels an acre and .sorna j districts even more. This dEinage_li tbv nn means all. attributable to rust. although that disease Is responsible.- tor th5' greatest loll, but ihe unua- iually hot davs from'July 15 to 25 Imd .their serious eHoct. A heavy rain last'night, fairly general, Is thought to have partially tilled the-need toi light rain for development of the -'late oats, barley ana flax crops. Tha. Joats-'crop is Hetit, though' soine, dls. jtricts report from 4. CO bushels. dUtrlcls arq, Bhort ot harvest help. necessary. Bolshevistv Demonstuitton Re Agitators I mall) Driven Off Streets TRIESTE, A S group ot Bol Prince Albert Man Gives Up His Mur dermg Girl I t Sask f Mtred Hobcrl Cunv icier1 ot the innr ler'of Sadie MJe Allilvlhill was bane sheviks made its' aproannce on the streefs flnd attcmtited to 'lert fight ing- The (iislurbe s Ijowtver dispersed ty the police with tbo as sistanco of the nijnulalion As a rcsull'of Iho' [00 arresls wcre.maile The Ilolslievik movement ii tlcrlar cd lo have been directed li> j Havnrnn SuarUcnii. lir. fs crculled nfso with having intenaeiCAo incite nso w rlols in Milan. Ho w is man Roberts affirmed his aild satd tl-e confession wli'ch he hail made following his cnnvlcllon nKn iinmilc after dropped dead. Roberts Poberts v as the trap pronounced list hours Si ere spent in 0 (Outside'of these polnts'iij! ndicata of from two li r.ouuns i.n. Saskatoo absolute compotnre -He to pression to nn aar and pnnVsed be "erseas iiot ,n forgiveness -xnn eternal from prices b> an salvation. Ilohtrts.was -uted IDT. Iho.niur- jrorts lo lo niBtieU to seven a commo-% average Coarss grain crops arc ight some points reporting that the) will be cut" for fetd only. der of Sadie "Uae Mlllvlhill an IS vearold school girl ot this whom on the Sturgeon I aVe trail i noTth ot III- cllv v she" was walk ing to her father s farm late last Vt gusl 0.1 Sept 1 la I year iha hot 5 was found in a clump of trees only i few yards from tho road and Kob> crls wat later triced mainly becuuso of -i pficnllTl) marked pinto horss- which ho drove He was a tetWent of Saskatoon ami had Eerj.e4 In tlie 'irce1; hut ivas sent hick bigiand because of epilepsy His wife aud three children reside at Sas kaloon: rlols in Milan.. Ho w is .trreswi prices an un-nirrumi-" nia, br 11 ever, while allc.uptinf! to enter Ilal> t of hide, the silmfl) br "tlie which they wtro-said.lo control. On I'm The Bolshevist demonstrator ihirinB of this increase it was charged n I __ ovronlinnft By We Proyrott one e o tlfc in cutting off the electric" powc-r Jiml Trieste ai i result Is witlioiirelectric, light o[ the .disordorly elements. lim 'MISSION SSION aVER TO CANAIMAN CHURC N. Alls LONDON. Alls on the chiircli In Canada ha ,tnade encouraging mention of. th arclib'sliop's fund far tiloneer wor (hat during the las they have heen three nnln ml o car berlB, taking into cdns.menitlon alsd; thd-provlnrjlai .fiiiijiiclpal dcWs, -.V.: ntrtltd lift Kovernmen In Us wisdom L from ited Stales district atloine> union men r have .omplaim-d'to-tiic government mil we are col ducting an examination to detormfmt who ponMli o for 'lie 'nterference with govcnnnent'ir liltrallon ana with Ihe open ion of tne rallroiit trrdcr federal adnrais trailoii Merc Men Out Olilo MLH.- J proxlmalelv 4000 men went on b- nlo Ihe price oi n juniii... ,10M brgnn nyr. irfm i ago ,t Ine I'cm, vaS said and N'orfolk and anttd increases in' ink price of 11cker i higher wags ind coiinl6 hides-htdev of a Increased, "far beyond Iho LSIII! .price UiaVgcs of cxccssna profits agun t he tanner anrl the shoo ninnnt-irturer were to supp6rlci) bv the high rate' of return on In both industries follow the price rubho, saiii thcxeporl had to paj price? Itff shoes that nof onl) could not be insllfieil retail shoe dealers look too nfMch profit also the dealer had to on lo the consumer the recall Cd til butchers for hlllcs and also the pron.4 of tinirtrs inn shoe Convention Is In Favor Of Immediate Action On Irrigation Development ISIVRESSKI) M 1TH POWER, AMERICA Oen Jan unnstfSn flritlih member of feagui of nallons rommlSsion In (From our Staff" .Correspondent) MI Dicivfc n vr sofiotiht1 Cti9t> n the m nd o! anj Irrlgntionisl in Mberla Saskatchewan or H C {o the re ponstbllll> of, llio proMnrial ami Dominion governments in lend InK tbe aiif of their credit in pnabl'ng Ihe people to cslabllsh irrigation pro l lerf This thl lialnnun 1'ear-e of -redit the financing of the project ,ow confmplated The seconded b> I I McLeilan of I nrple who declared that it -could not bo too slrortjlj. 1 he buck has boLrf passed once often between Fdmonlon and Ottawa hr laid in referring to the division of provincial n ia the resolutions committee presented four reSoliillonvasklng for during tlie conference First, prepoiiderancft ot the la the world, sec ond the which "was J emerge1 ffofn tower of Amenc'a onl> great ponerNto unscathed'an tl relsllVo ex liiftces vnstlj increased oif, btl'f Intrln jhalfstiou "t yl EO. e lllueiu .---a Ihe oemg, put lonvltd farmers wsonalloni I6r the'exlen Ion of rlgallon The flrit resolnllon was of A S uawson and embraceTl1 tht tfojects )n ;