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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta On Orders From Haig Currie Sent Canadians to Take Passchendaele Croat Liberal Statesman Con- sents to Become British Am- bassador to the U. S. LONDON, Ann. Grey, former BrltUh secretary of stati for foreign affairs, has agreed to represent the British government at Washington, pend- ing the appointment of a perma- nent ambassador. Viscount Grey Is consenting to go to WasniiiEton temporarily, and Mr Bonar lav, government spokesman said in the house o! commons today, 1n order to deal particularly with question; arising out of'llie peace settlement. Mr. Honar Law added lliiit a perma- nent ambassador to the United States "wouM appointed early next year. Tho house, Mr. Bonar Haw said, Kotild shore with the government In appreciating tho patriotic aclion o Viscount Grey, which m bo oplaton o' the government, .was ol llio highest value in Us influence, on rnlaMous be- tween the two governments ana tie Ilril'sb and American people. commander Kenworthy asked isnv lord Grov was not appointed perma- nently, -in-reply Mr. Bonar Law Bali tbe government would bo only too glad it I-ord Grey "would accept a perma- nerit post, but everyone who Knew the former tortigii secretary's disabilities would sliaro In Hie satisfaction over KINGSTON, Ont., Aug. Speaking at the banquet tendered I art nlaht would do nil In h.s lo improve 'n anv respect where Improvement necessarj the re'a.ttons between Greit Hritaln United j-Slates. Viscount Grey ot fd ward Grcyi cornea to me- unltei Sl-iies lo represent the British govern inent after a brilliant career as head ot .the-foreign office. For It years momentous in the political affairs of ftirope, he. was secretary for foreign, "December 11, to December 11, 1916. -On several s'lons during Jliat period -it was the initiative Edward Grey: that caused the-gathering war clouds to disappear.. H was he who made the last effort to prevent the great buvo- peau war when he urged the ambas- sadors ot tho leading powers to meet and discuss'the s'.luation In an at- tempt to: put off hostilities. His ot, for taued through Iho altitude of tho German.government and the German whom Sir Edward served in Ills younger days, described yiim -thus: "I never knew in a" man such Apti- tude for poltllcal lite and auch disln- cllnallon for, II." v Slnco'his retirement from the for oigu oliice Viscount Grey -has been 'living" In retirement in Northumber- land eyes lie- can'to trouble Him in 1918 and at one time it was.reported ho was -totally blind.' This -report'was ciuggerated, hut the viscount has difficulty In read- ing, although. Ms oyoy trouble has im- proved somewhat. destroyed, tha troops killed, captured, or' dispersed lhan prisoners, 13 fleW guns and many micblnf guns were captured. Our line on Iho rjvina was advanced 12 miles lo Tliadlnova and Borolu" Leave O.B.IL LONDON, Aug. coal miners of Yorkshire, where more than men have been on strike since July 21, decided today to resume work. This action was taken at a mass meeting at Barns- ley. YCtlxCOliVBR Aug Ol IBS llllcl Ihe Sblpwrighls and the Pressmen and Feeders tb resign from southeastern Vol- -aptured from the Bolshevik forces by the Ukrainian army, according to Ukrainian of- ficial reports received here to- day. LONDON, Aug. city ot Vinnllzo, in the Ukraine, 125 miles southwest of Kiev, has been aban doued by the according to a wireless message from Moscow. In Volhynia llie' auti.Bolshevik forces have occupied the railway, centre at Lalsk, southeast ot Kovel. The llolshevlk wireless message Fifty Thousand Dollars in Paper Currency ions of Police EOMONfON. Aug. thousand dollars in paperjcurrency was stolen from the post office here betweeK Saturday, afternoon and 8 o'clock Tuesday vmornmg. The mbneyjfclongid to the Mer- chants BahkJand is believed to have beenlWured. The -large? amount taken was done'.upThT.'three. paper parcels arid HacCb'een consigned by refjls- teredf parcel post from the head office of! the Merchants Bank in .-Winnipeg erchants in this into the local Xp6'st of f Ice' on" Saturday and when the vault was opened Tuesday morning the .found that -the mohey was missing. The city police were immediate- ly notified and. Chief Hill and his staff of detectives worked, .all daV and all nighlipnihe must pro- ceed ImmeJIatelv- to create a mercan- tile fleet and help Germans abroad with state said Math as Kriberger, vice-premler nn.l minuter oJ finance ot the German government speaking before the national issemblj at Weimar yesterday. 'He promised the assembly that a bill carrying out Uiese projects would be presented in a le-v weeks. Herr Knberger added that loan situation must be'given consideration, declaring that the German nation must raise marks yearly In toes in order to regain a healthy contlilion. storm will come because It must he added. "I am con- slanlly at work pa the rcgularbuoget which will-bo siibmliUu on Oct. 1st. Tho liquidation ot our v.-ar undertaK- insrs must be completed as soon as possible." the peace he con- "wa-iiave undertaken heavy linueu, iso obligations which we must observe with an honest will: A big properlv levy- is the first step on the path o Imperial financial reform. This will 1 afford a possibility, of reducing the Boating debt.and abolishing Ibe -vic- ous paper regime." Herr Erzhnrger declared that food- stuffs can not remain unburdened. Referring- lo the use ot German labor in the reconstruction -of northern France, lie said that this was the only of reparation. The entire system taxation to be completed during ,tlie course ol the vear will bo an. accomplishment winch will be to tho German ,peo- to create'the new and strong .Germany, built: upon WASHINGTON, Aug. terial aid for Kolchak's retreating army in Siberia Ic being rushed to Vladivostok by the United States. It was said officially today that rifles and several million rounds of ammunition already had been sent from San Francisco, and that additional equipment would go forward this week on an army transport. The amount of material ordered to be sent to Siberia was not ojis- closed, but was said to "be'very large" and to include cles and medical suppliers well as rifles and ammunition. The original consignment was materially increased after the re- cent reverses of Kolchak's army, it was 'said. I justice, and .dcm'Dcracy. WASH1NOTON, Aug. 13. Final In the North Sea VIL rivor at 7.30 o'clock'this morning and sent out n wireless znessago, for aid. The vessel, however, Is in no immed- iate danger of sinking and lugs are slandhig by. Tho Bnglcwopd is mak- ing for tho Thomas .under her .own steam'. If she lakes on no more water tho vessel probably: will .bo beacbed nt Shernesp.' The Englewqod, a steamer ot 5133 Ions, left Xew YorkjJuly 30 for Hot- lerdarn. CERTIFICATES, WITHDRAWN SYDNEY, Aug. In irulry Into the Collision between tno French schooner Oallls, which sank I with a loss ol 10 lives, and tho steam jet War "been-concluded by Wreck Commissioner Darners, who Is now considering his" findings. Pend- ing the announcement ol this finding, the certificates of Capf. Bonnolt and Male Christopher-Carroll; ot tbo War Witch, have been withdrawn. MR. SLITHERS MUST WAIT OTTAWA, Aug. W. Smilh- n the direction ot Xhaierin1 3 abandoned Vinnitza. The i has occupied Lutsk. s- Withdrawal ot the. Bolsheviki from Vinnilza that tho Kiiniaii- ians-and nnti-BolslicvIki have forced ho Uolshcviki lo retire from the lino f the river Dnolstcr in norlheaslen- Dessarabia. BULLETINS SHOT PORT McNICHOL, 'Ont., Auj. firing on and vvoundmo. William Fiareuy, Canadian Paci- fic Railway constable of Port Me- Nichol, who was attempting to ar- rest him, Anthlne Hervieux, un- rrarried, of Montreal, Lwheeliman on the Canadian Pacific Railway steamer Athabasca, was shot and Instantly killed by the constable at the docks here yeljerday. Leading Men of Reichstag Too Weak Against Military Dictatorship HEHUX, AUE. 13--H. H. Asouilb, ,vho retired as British fr.nler o 1S1C. launched a "peaco "uijisf 191'. leU" trfuen by Frelda Peer en pre_ of the Stuttgart branch of tb. international Women a League for Peace and Freedom, to tho Quotes a letter she received at lhat time from Jonkher van Beet en Donk. secretary ol the Dutch milllartst league. In which he in orm- d her that Mr. had asked him o aut 'io direct Question to the Ger- man chancellor. Earing that a good answer would he ol tremendous 1m- orlancfr.'' u n The letter to Fran Peerlen said H as thought that Mr..NA.qulth was ready for an understandlns If the relchslag should demonstrate it ruled Jhe situation and really possessed power in Germany. This point, it was said, would bs carried If the major i) of tho reichstas could succeed In hrindng out an unequivocal statement resardlns Belgliini. The letter tegeed her to do her utmost to induce the ,-eichslag lo Issue such a statement Van Meek salu that tho declaration pt Michaelis then chancellor, relative lo safeguarding boundaries, had as ho conceived it, created an unfavorable impression abroad, and declared that lie vvan ed establish whether the reichslag ould not maVe cle3r the German and regarding Belgium Peer n states that she took the letter to members of Ihe reichslaE who pro mised lo present the mailer uetore ommiltces, but she adds "The'leading meu ol the retchs'ag were so weak against the government military dictatorship Ihej were ol collapse.' PARIS tiis. suprems coun- cil tie Echo de says-, is prepar- ing to give Bulgaria an opening to the Jiediterranean Sea through either Kavala or De'deagalch. The territory surrounding the' post selected would be neutralized- and placed under t status Danzig. The portion' ot Thrace given Bul- savia-at Ihe ot the Balkan war included Do'deagajch. Tho Bulgarians and Germans built a railroad from central Bulgariavlo Dadeagatcli. casualty reports' ti central Casually repute records ofllco ot th'c American c-spedl tionary force- in France, made public the war 'department today gave the 1 total chairman ol tho Grand Trunk tolal'-fettle deaths ns wounded 205.000 and prisoners 4480. Only slight wlllbo made in this re'pbrt, U was announced. Ilcccnl corrections In tho list of rolising have reduced Ihe number lo only: 127-names as compared .wllh for France ami for England. .To-July 1st ihe army hart reported cases ot disabled the war risk Insurance biircait, U was estimated that the Anal-total would be dose to SIR OEORGE PERL-tY IS NOT IN A HURRY Oeorgo Per- ley, Canadian hjgb commissioner in does'not'cjpect lo return to for some time. When ques tinned this morning, Sir Ocorge staled that lie bad no Immc'diato plans lor the tuture aiid Intimated that ho.voitlc c'fintinuo for, some tlmo lo cnjny his holiday in Canada. via, board of dirccloirs, arrived In Iho capi- tal at noon -loday -ami" Immediately made a call oil Sir Robeft. Bordeu Owing to tho deriarUira of Sir Hobcrl (or the east tbls.afternoon lo race lhe; Prince- of Wnlea, there will btfi MALMEOY BRUSSELS, Aug. troops have occupied, the medy district of Rhenish Prussia. The Belgian war office announc- ed Sunday th3.t the cccuuation of (he Malmedy district would take place Tuesday. LITTU6 WILLIE VISITS WIFE AND KIDDIES Airplfine is a Total xipus to Make Attempt.- Again VANCOUVEHyAUg. B C Hoy, the first .aviator to fly acros the- Rocky Mountains, the' feat beiu accomplished during the trans-Rock flight, stepped from train here las night that, he .ha. been in an airplane crash. His face under the right oye TTS decorated with slicking plasler. Ho had been cut slightly when his piane crashed at Golden on Monday, but otherwise ho appeared none the worse. "The city of Vancouver Is proud of you" said Acting Mayor Owen, as he extended an official.welcome to.Capt. Hoy. There were a large number of personal friends in. addition to citi- zens represenling various public bod- ies gathered at the station'when the train pulled in. Capt.'Hoy said-. "Tiie? trouble was.aUogotlier. caused by an Inadequate landing, ground. 1 was only about 15 feet off the ground when I had to hank steeply in an ef- fort to avoid trees and the plane side- and llie wing crashed, into Uncle of Emer Pasha Hits the Trail for Asia A Powerful Personage Aug Ha III Pasha, fomer minister of marine and uncle ot Enver, Pasha former minister of war has escaped to Asia Jlinor with Kntchelk Talaat another leader ol the rommlttee of union and urOKresa. 11 he will Join MuBlapba Kiamil Pasha in Erarum Halll was made lumistc-r of the Turkish ministry in 1913 and hem office during most of ihe period of he CHICAGO, off of Iho federated- railroad shopmen s strike in Ihe Allanla, Georgia, dis- trict caused railroad ofllcials to pre- lict" that Iho entiro rail system of tho country v.-culd be operating' at nor- mal within a week, -from various parts of-the -country .tojoy chewed' that sinking shopmen were reluming lo work pending settlement ot. their wage demands. In the Chi- cago ill Arid, liowevpr, there was no break In the ranks.ot Ihe strikers. LOWER PART OF ELEVATOR V CAN BE AGAIN rcaii.nipt'lon of the nego-j CATIIAllINBS, Out, Aug. nations looking.lo Ihe ncnuislllon oil -l- syatcm by llio gov- rntnenl. Tho it Is aid, will not begin-unlli after the efurn ol tbo preinler'W Ihe capllal. SIX ON ANTARCTIC ICE FLOE EDMONTON, Auj. .13. months adrift oh an floe In the Aretteilrcle, cut off from all clvl- Iliatlon by of deep water, watthe experience of Storker Storkersien, In the BERLIN, Aug. the permission of the Dutcf govern- 'ment the former German crown prince has several days with his wife and children at Sodcn, "Prussia, and accompanied them part oMhe way back to Potsdam, according, to the Lokal The newspaper that. Fred- trick William has now returned to Holland. WANT'TO EMIGRATE TO AMERICA 'illy last' nlgM'froni' ,tfie -'oreat northern wattiW of great scientific' fytlM were made while the party the Ico floe, but theit'vjlir not be .fully ditcuiitd unt'fl StorkersMn meets hit chief, V. full report. ne'fore d'cpartlni'tor'oitawa report on Saturday's elevator disaster at ?oH Colborne. J. A. tect on construction of the Dominion olevalor which was wrecked, prcsuni; ably by dust explosion, cipressed his opinion (hat tlie greater portion of the remaining lower-part ot the liugo slcel and could be utilized in'rcconatriictlon. The lower alorcys arc entirely inlact and can bo built upon wllh little reinforce- menl. _'-, NO COAL FAMINE IN ONTARIO TOIIONTO, Aug. coal fa- mine U in sight In Ontario, according lo the opinions .expressed by local coal dealers In (ho city yesterday. Neither is there any hll'lly..ol-nn pr'co In this city' U.. 13.-rlt Is reported from Warsaw thit Polish Jews'have asked permis. slon lo emigrate to'America. It. i" expected thnt there will be great numbers of emigrants, leaving whole of central Europe in the nea> future. BK: seizure In England of securities belonging to former Klr.g" Ferdinand ot Bulgaria, valued a'tWO'pop will not. altogether ruin the ci-mbiiarch, according lo r.e- liablo informaliqn oblaincd hero. It tliat'Perdinand loward the end of 1514 took Ihe precaution ot placing his fortune mostly in neutral countries. Swiss banks lor instance aro said to hold slocks and bonds belonging' to Ferdinand valued at nearly barge-sums also were placed in Hungary, where' Fortlnaiffl now a fngltlve. vvilli his family. A dispatch from londoii, July 10, said securities belonging lo Ferdinand of Bulgaria, .-valnca at wiilch-had'bccn In London since Ihe beginning of .the'war, had that day been d'cclarEir.forfeileii to the British crown. The forletliire was made alter nrncccdlngs before a commissioner and a Jury: LU1U l> the ground. The machine, 1 am alraid, is a loial wreck." Capt. Hoy was deeply disappointed that ho had not been allowed to crown tha achieving of his pioneer trip by an equally successful return lo Van- con ver by air. At the time his plane crashed he had passed over the 'worst part ot his journey. He'said anxious to repeat Ihe trip over tnu great Constantinople rtBpatch announced Jan 13, 1918 thil be had I died, but this news was never con 'firmed. Mu.tapha former grand 117 ier foreign minister ind president ot' the council .of state vas in commwd ot Turkish Iroups in the Lake Van re Kion in 1916 and was defeated by the Russians retreating lo Erzerum Ho was laler arre ted being charged v, ith Rockies. VPREMIER GOES WELCOME THE PRINCE OTTAWA, Aug. Robert Garden, accompanied by Col. Hen-' dersbn, military to the governor-genkral, left thli afler1- noon for St. where he will formally the Prince 6f Walei to Canada- Sir Robert, after the St. John celebration, will ao on board the veMel and re- main' with the prince, and his party until they reach Quebec. During the absence premier from George Foster will acting.premier, ONTARIO UTILIZES THE HOUSING SILL TORONTO, -Alley Ellis difeclo'r ol municipal affajrs, estl mates'lhal 1500 houses will be erected In the'province this sear under the Ontario hquslngvblll pasted at the last session, of legislature Already the government bas between fo tho hotiafe. builders and Ibis be great ly increased by llio ondot Ibo year Mr kills is ofc the Vpinioii that !5, I bo lent thli vcar'but in that slim. KILLED WIFE, SHOT SON AND KILLED HIMSELF CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. Gruener, 42 years old, a gardener, s.ho and killed bis wife, Flora; probably fatally wounded his stepson, NpblR Thiman, 22, ami then shot and in- slaully killed-himseit at tbo homo his wilo here today. s Jlrs Oruener bad ontered sull for Iv'orce. and Ibis Is believed "to have iceii the cause ot 'ihe tragedy. NORTHERN ONTARIO CROPS TORONTO, Aug. crops In northern Ontario are ahead of wjal they were at this time during the. mat two or three said 0. commissioner of agricullurO .for -On- tario who with Hon George S. Henty, returned yesterdaj from a trip to the Monleitb experimental farm in the Ontario In the nOrlhern section ot New Ontario there has been considerable raiu durlnf the last two months but around New L-fskeard and to the soulh there has R drought iVils laicr anv uume responsibilit) tor nnssacres of Greeks In Asia Minor Earl, this >ear h Is forces at Krzcrum were reported to concentrating lor an attack on the 'A Paris dupatch of Julv Z staled that ho and Pasha might at tempi the formation ot a separate Turkish government On Aue 4tii advices from Constantinople reported that Ihe Turkish cabinet had ordered I Ihe arrest ot Mustapha and Reut Bey on'tho charge of convoking a separat 1st congress ami organising armes bands in Smyrna and I-ncrum dls Iricts.- c. A. MAGRATH TO BE ON'ADVIS6RY BOARD OTTAWA, Auj an noim'cenient Is esp'-cted ot the ap- pointment bj tbe government of ati honorary advlson highway which will assist the department o railwaja and canals In :lt( good wads polity based on the legis lallon passed by parliament last ses- sion. It Is slated that C A MaBrath former Dominion fuel controller, J 1 MullarV-ey, ol Montreal and R Smllh.ot. Toronto, will be member; ot the board. 1520.l GERMAN 1U 0b HFRllN Vug 13--Tho 06rrnrn general staff will bo cflssolv cd Ocl 1 Tho intelligence sorvlce however, will continue under jjlrccllon of ttie torelcn 1 v STOCKHOLM, Aug 13 -A ur- food crisi. H.d In MoLow and tnere 1. Jli content over the nen, dlipatct, from Htlifng- fors to the .Sev'enska added, fhe soviet1 Is thinking of leaving MoKew IK, ;