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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIU. LETHBRIDGE, SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 1920 NUMBER 208 Scene of Last Saturday's Gun Duel In'Bellevue Man Was Taken But Failed to Stand Identification Four Police Bodies Now on the Job, Working With Surci Areloff erme as .Was Seen Near Natal Areloff, the third bandit, pal of Bassoff and Akroff; la still at large. was rejoiclitg last night when word was received In tha .city that had captured In a box car fit Gateway, on Ihe In- ternational boundary south of Fernle, but Investigation proved t that the wrong man was held. Supt. Ptnnefithor of the Mount- ed Police told the Herald tnia morning that tie rumor un- true. He had a report from tn- JOnpet, who U at Fernle In chargo of the hunt tor the third bandit. It that there was a man picked up by the police at at first, appeared to be man. The C. P. R. gen- eral offices here received _what definite and offi- cial word that Areloff was tahen. However, when the police came to Identify the Gateway case, tt wasn't Areloff .at'all.- "The beat clue to ArelofTa i Is that furnished by Gregory, who ran Into him in the woods hear Natal. The police are the man with the rifle .was Areloff, and they are bending -'all Ihtlr energies tc trace his wanderings since he was jeen In the there. No Trace of Areloff tSocclfti io 'ihp MICHEL, Aug. Mounted I Police are still on Job but no far: j thftr traoe; ot the bandit Arelofl bas beea discovered. Mariy No Bandit (Special -to- The Heralrll p has been one .with but Httlo -foundation in :them .upon )b5se any: intelligent real whereabouts of. one seems to have .multiplied himself into 1 several 'individuals answering to the descAptfon now In the possession ol the police authorities. A glimpse ol him was flashed upon the vision ot a traveller as ho round- has also made trip to Waldo. A ample at C. P. R. specials went with him and are ntfw at the boundary. Inspector Junget, of the Royal Can- adian .Mounted Police U busy and ha? all his men on duty In the man-hunt. The C. P.-R-secret service has con- (rated a lsur> (ores of the best trained nun ta that In Issue Election IritsNextWeek East Elgin and Yale Seats- Fight in ment Likely to Win Yale show. E front view of BeBevueCite: where ConrtsblB Usher met their death at the handl ot the Bandits Akrof Saturday, August 7tb. at 2 pjn.. The IJXBt building is where to 'headquarters. force added henry duties to town, owing to-the man chase, and have their hands full-watching for aay de- velopments within their territory. main topic of conversation la-as to the bandit still- at large, and the Herald, which sets hers with the first news. Is snapped lip to the. last copy within five minutes alter the arrival of tha west-bound local. Gregory' Areloff The description of Arelofl given in last night's -telegram to the Herald, has been confirmed, eo 'that there no doubt "as to his having been seen hy'Gregory ou.Tiiesday evening. An- other item '.'ta the. description given by Gregory; tha fact that the ban- dit was wearing Ions gauntlets, .such as are generally worn by chauffeurs. He dH this.: perhaps to guard him- self from, the attack's of .mosquitoes having to remain. Quiet In- bui bushy retreat. inuarieiD umi ABJVH 8ist and it was around the police headgaartara that liaaBofl ran ahead of his dying partner md made Wta Tension Britain, France is Rdpu OTTAWA, Aug. Can- adian for the fed- eral by-elec'ons In East Elgin and Yale, B. C., will be liiued early next week, it Is expected. It is probable that the writ for West Pctt'rijoro, the vacancy due to the resignation of J. H. Burn- ham, will not be Issued until later In the autumn.- Expectations here are that the fight In East Elgin, where .the government candidate will be opposed, will be a close one'and the' result a close' ant, but it Is thought that Yale, va- cant because of the retirement of Hon. Martin Burreli, is likely to return a government supporter. Not Believed Capital Can Be Damaged Continue Efforts to Reach Waraaw in Spite of Peace Wrangel Defeats Fourth Soviet Army on South Front 1 WARSAW, .Auj. 14.--The Russians attacking Warsaw have Corked well toward the rear of that clty't defences and are attacking Plonsk, within a dozen mllej of the Vistula, northwest of the Polish capital, accordlna to Friday night's official Polish communication, received early today. FIGHTING NOW ON DEFENSE LINES WARSAW, Aug. Russians an now Uclng at places, the Warsaw defensive line'along which ths Polish for days past have been Insisting the enemy would be checked in his drive upon the capital which has been carrying him from six to ten miles dally In the sweep from northeast and east. On this line the Poles :are expected to make their final stand and many, but not all, of the military observers are confident that the Rus- eians'wlll find themselves against an Impregnable defense. It is this line that the Poles have been withdrawing so as to bring their backs to the national metropolis, and It Is here that Poland's best troops arc. now grouped. Bolshevism lo An Enemy and Must Fight It, Though Tactics To Be Employed MarjCause Differ- Note Regarding Russia Had Good Effect Po Poazi Eab Breakfast in, Jail While Busy Saving Jpard of Railway Commission era Urartis- Application of U. S. Railway Associa- tion INCREASES WILL NOT AFFECT COAL OR COKE 'Aus. Tension between the French and British rapidly abating, in ,Uie opiuion-of most of 'the cd a curve In the road a short distance south, ot Nalal, hut the man vanished into (he brush at the roadside anil no further trace' him In that vlcinltj has been found. Another report cam'e In from. Gate- I way, stating that a man had been in that neighborhood who wore- sim- ilar clothing lo that worn by Areloff j whea last seen, but this person has i also vanished, seemingly into thin air, land no further newa confirming the 'repprt has been received, Was An Apparition' A section boas, near Waldo, or Baynca has also caught sight of the samo "description" as it hastily i crawled un'dcr -the wire fence at tho jslde of the railway and disappeared f in a mauner which led the "boss" lo: believe the possessor oJ the descrip-j tlo'n wanted to keep .out of Bight. In1 doing this, the apparitfon seems to been perfectly successful, as no further trace of him; or it, Jiag been situatl64 which" arose" Lhro'iigh recognition of General Baruri-Wrari- gel as' head of-the Sbutb Ruasia gov- emmoiit ia so improved that accord- ing to L'Homme Libre, anotner meet- ing ot 'Premiers and Lloyd! George at Boulogne ivIR be unneceB- sury, Oiie of the circiIinElanceB that may best favor a resumption of close col- laboration between France anil Kng- Innd, snys the Petit Parislen, is'lhe Bltuatlon. thc De Paria voices the same "Bolshevism 'is' an the newspaper contikues.Ti'and England that -The. only ques tions Involved tare: dhoae' of tactica and not of sentiment. These may separate her 'France but the from overseas reminds her with special force .'of her European dnti -will'help to efface all diver genciea between France and -he allies." i The .Figaro says the Waahingtoi note regarding Russia-has had sev l'' good effccls, It was noV realized'Velween the brpnght moral aid., to .Poland OTTAWA, Aug. commission has granted increases In throujh rates to conform with increa'seii granted- by the. Inter- State rbommerce-Commission fof the United States.' The increases are all commodities except Meaning of .The Order OTTAWA, Aug. Canadian an order Sanded'out this morning the Dominion board of rail- way commissioners grants tie ap- plication of the American Railway the i I'nited States and Krance on the Hus- cleared up tho diplomatic sUuat.on. today and federal and state oHcials j made determined efforts to salvage tho cargo of millions of dollars en-i trusted to 1'anil by thousands of In- vestors in his "50 per cent in three months." Ponzi ate his breakfast in the'Mid- dlesex county Jail in Bast Cambridge, a prisoner of the United States gov- ernment in default of bonds. Three officers of the Old Colony For- eign Kxcliauge company, a rival con- cern 'ot Ponzi's securities exchange company, had their morning meal in the Charles street jail, prisoners of the state In default ot bonds each. Samuel Zorn, said, to be an employee of the Old Colony Company, was at headquarters awaiting hearing on a charge or larceny of from per- sons unknown. Close.Philadelphia Office PHlliADEiil'IlI'Ar'Aus': taneonsly. with the arrest o! officials of the Old Colony Exchange Com discovered. Police Arc Busy While these rumors have nil, so far, ivroved groundless in so far as lead- pany yestcrjw- ip- detectives attorney's olllcc in >sed the, office of an agene> _jton concern which was to do business in this lo- discovery ot the rca Ar "5 scovery o e dj lolf, the police of the several forces now centered here, TTave to nvesll- lhe' DoB !gale each one and prove or dispn j their correctness, which I time. Inspector Carpenter, ot the C. P. R. contingent has charge of opera- i tlons and is at present in the western j end of the territory- which is being 'guarded and carefully searched. 7'rovlnclal Chief of Police Smlllor 1 for this district Is now -out of lown on his" second long trip since yeate-r- day afternoon when ho made a flying trip to the boundarv on a "Tin Mtzle" wllh steett wheels lilted for I railway travel. Inspector Dimwoddie GRAIN EXCHANGE :TO BE MADE NEXT WEEK WINNIPEG; Aug. officials today stated that the financing of this year's crop had been prepared much in the same way as In pre-war days, and no difficulty or delay was antici- pated. No date has been fixed for the opening of the Winnipeg grain'exchange for trading In fu- tures, but a decision Is expected next ks Run A way on Logging Road and rffine Man is Killed Accident at Elk Valley Station Fell Under Car and Was Crushed AI Fell Off Wnler Tank on Farm cality. IMPERrAL VETERANS' SECRETARY WINNIPEG', Aug. H. Norman Templer has been appointed Bocro; lary-trcasnrer of tho Imperial Veter- ans in Canada (o succeed H. B. Willing who resigned last Tuesday. Miles South Fatal Results BAR SILVER NEW YORK, Aug. silver, domestic 99W; foreign for an increase in through rates insofar as Canada Is concerned, to correspond with increases recently granted by the. Inter-Slate Commerce Commission across the line. Tho In- crease, however, It is specifically slated, will .not apply to freight rates on coal-ami ;coke. If there is to "oe advance in rates on these com- modities it Is delayed until the decis- ion of the board In the general freight ruApr5, rate case Is made. The increase pro-, CHAKOt. WARSAW HEARS GUNS WARSAW, Aug. roar of artillery on the battle front Is 'to be plainly heard In Warsaw today The Russians have brought up artillery In the region of Hedzymln, just couth of the Bug. Observers say, how- ever, that the enemy- has not yet gained In position and their guns are not heavy, enough to reach this city with their fire. On the northeastern front along the Bialystck road, the Russians were 21 miles from Warsaw, this morning's newtpap- ere report. INVADE EAST'PRUSSIA Aug. "ftlrtslan patrols -have just forced their viay into the town of in the Polish corridor through East Prussia, accordinB.; to. re- ports re'cejved by'the Lokai An- zelger. Ejitry of the'-Mbwii; was made by. the a slight "engagement.- andv 'srnall soviet detachments to be 1 tbithe East of Warsaw -'tJitVBtfishVvlks1'-1 are reported to the line running between Wysikow and Kaluhzyn, about thirty miles from the Polish capital; Daring Manoeuvres k PARIS, Aug. Russian .Bolshevik geuerals are carrying out an extraor-.; i resa of Modlin being an especlally formidable obslructloni he said. The Bolshevik forces are tryins to move further westward, probably toward Plock, so as to ,tate Warsaw the rear, hut In so doing they are length- ening their whole front from the Vts- tula to the Prussian frontier. Profes-..'-. sor Vidou declares that this movement ,v ciposes the Bolshevik line to a coun- ter-offensivD which might easily pierce it even it not delivered Inigreat force. Wrangel Defeats Bolshies- CONSTANTINOPLE, Aug. Forces-commanded'hy General Baron Wrangel, the anti-Bolshevik leader In Southern Russia, have defeated the third Bolshevik army, according to dispatches received hero. four thousand prisoners, 'four ar- nwred trains, 350 ami 39 cannons were captured by General Wransel in the field. General Wrangel's-fleet has bom barded Olaha'Kov pn.the north side of I the entrance to the '.'Dnieper estuary ;for the n'uriiose'of opening a passage 'up licht dltiarily daring manoeuvre on the] fronts north and east ot ac-j military' has telegraphed! from Warsaw to the Journal regard-1 ing the campaign. Northeast of Warsaw the travel is particularly difficult, being covered by j Reached Port Arthur This Morn- Before See- _ ing the Prairies the Narew and Vistula rivers, the fort- vided fof in today's order Is effective on or after August 26 upoii not less! than five days' notice. The order ot.thc commission, which is signed by Assistant Chief Commis- sioner S. J. McLean, sets forth that the Inter-State Commerce Commis- sion has granted certain rate In- creases which are applicable to proportions of joint through rates to Victims Threaten Get-Rich-Quick Gang When Money Not Paid (Kroin Our Own Correspondent) TABEK, Aug. arrive hero this evening ol the death by acci- dent, ton miles south of Grassy-Lake, of a child, believed lo belong to a (or- eign settlement there. The youngster was sitting oil wagon water tank and fell off. the wheels passing over the body before- it could he got out of the way. Dr. Hamman. ot was notified psrtlcs'ln the vicinity, and attempted to got In touch with Coroner Humphries, but was unsuc- cessful, uml vim! Robt. Md.iuighifn. of Grassy Lake, to altcnd to Ihe mat- ter. Thn parties who notified the Tnhoi physician did not give the of tho child. {Special to The Herald.) FER'NIE, B. c., Aug. Hadden, a single man about 35 years of age, wai run over and almost Instantly killed this even- ing at the Elk Valley logging sta- flon at the end of the logging road.- Madden was running the jammer and had loaded four cars, andiwas preparing to load another when he discovered that two of -the loaded cars had started down the track. He tried to get on the foremost car to set a brake when he' slipped beneath the car and was badly crushed. Dr. Asselstine was rushed to the man as soon as possible, but the. unf6rtu'nate fel- low Was dead when the doctor arrived. Manager Heaphy Is en- deavoring to locate the manTs relatives who live eomewhere in Ontario. PORT ARTHUR, Aug. S newspapermen who have assembled from all'parts of the empire to visit Canada entered the west this ing .when they disembarked from- S. S. Hamontc at Port Arthur for a crowded day o! sightseeing and fuiie- ________ i tionn In the twin cities. Two" days of HALIFAX Aug. thai! real and relaxation was afforded by Ihe lominion trades and labor crossing of the lakes. The weu- .ctionary and machine; ther was excellent and the trip was TRADES CONGRESS IS REACTIONARY BODY gress was .rea ruled, were made at the regular meet- ing of the district trades and labor council here. or from Canada accruing In the United States. It is deemed expedient by thel not s nd a hoard, that the continnlly of Joint) Brass through rates should he preserved.1 Therefore, to quote tho order: "It Is ordered that the proportions of through rates, fares and charges be-IS twecn tho United States and Canada. P fares In both directions, in effect at! the clato of thlo order, accruing with-; in Canada may, by general or blanket supplement to existing tariffs, be in- creased to the extent that tho through rales, fares and exchanges shall con- tnrni to the increases panted by the order of the Intftr-Hlaie Commerce Commission, except on coal and coke, Increases which nro reserved penning tlio judgment ot the board In the ap- plication of Canadian carriers tor in- creased rates within Canada. "That the through rates and fares from points in Canada to points in the United Slates, so Increased, may bo published and filed to become ef- fective, on or .after August 2C, 1920. upon not less than five days' notec." It was decided by vote 'gate to lhe: con without Incident. Harbors, mills, ele- vators and waterfalls will ha inspect- ed today before the party Journeys west. Luncheon -in Port Arthur add dinner In Fort William will be the formal funclions ot the day. Sir BOSTON, against newspapers tor several days, asking for, information regarding tho outstand-l ing unpaid notes, Many ot those holding notes ot tho other concern, however, went lo tho tale house-with the Impression that (he officers ot tho Old Colony Foreign Exchange company, whose "100 per j cent, la six months" business was dosed yesterday by the authorities. were frequently hoord In the olaloilhey were lo receive their money house corridors as hundreds ol for- baci, and pushed and fought each oth- elgners clamored for the return of i their money today, officers of thl concern were f arrested yesterday, and like I were alii! in jail today. Throughout the morning tho crowd i of "Investors" In the Old Colony For- I clgn Exchange company and exchange company poured 1 Into the slate bouse. The Potizi nolc- hpUIers cnme In response to Altorney- Ocheral J. Wfslon Allen's iidverlise- tnnnL. .which has flnnnfirnd In fJin or in their scramble to get near tho head ot the line. Gradually the news spread that no money 'was being paid out, and that slate officials wero simply taking tho names and making record of the am- ount of the notes. It was then that threats began to be made against the men who 'hart laken Ihclr money. At tho slate house was closed for tho day, depositors In Ihe two companies were sltJl pouring into I- FORMER CANADIAN M.'P. I- MIXED UP IN BOND PLOT NUW YOHK, Aug. U. Ar- !r Ihur Bcremcnt, former mem- fi her of the Canadian house of commons, whoso name was drawn into New York's "five million dollar bond was ff secretly deported to Canada last night, it was learned to- day at Ellis Island. Police Have Him Ihur Kcrement was turned over to representatives of tho Jiionl- real police nt the international border at House's Point this morning. Ho was later brought lo Montreal ar.j. lodged in Iho city Jail. f, f. e, .v HRITJSH WH-iL WITHDRAW FROM FUTURE OLYMPICS BrtlDOE OVER NIAGARA LONDON, Aug. Britain III not notify at unce tho internation- al Olympic committed" ot her retire- ment'from future Olympiads, but will delay this action until tho ncxl meet- ing of the British Olympic council, ac- cording to an intimation, by Sir Theo- dore Cook, on; of Ihe leading members of the council. He had written a long letter to tbe London Times on the subject of Great liritain'a impending withdrawal in which he elaborates the reasons tor this, step, All cv.pc presented by Great Britain probably will remain In competition for ever, says Sir Theo- dore, as a memorial of tho organiza- tion (his country created, in 1308. BiUDOBIiima, Ont.. Aug. H.- Major Evan Frasor. M.I', for county, announces that he had receiv- ed odlclol Information to the .effect hat a, traffic bridge will be shortly constructed over the Niagara river, ork on which will bo started in a short time. NEW QUEEN'S PROFESSOR KINOSTON', Ont., Aug. J. W. of Rochester, N. Y., has been appointed to tho-chair of com- "UI HARVEST HANDS FROM EAST .THIS WEEK HAS REACHED MARK WINNIPEG, Aug. 'today of 1400 harvest workers from Eastern Canada brought the week's total to approximately 000. Nearly as many more are expected to pass through Winni- peg next week. Impressions of Canaila." Reach Winnipeg Sunday Aug. dele- gates to-tho Imperial Press Confer- ence arrive In Winnipeg Sunday mor-. nlng and remain in this city torly- eiKht hours-before proceeding west. There is no formal program for Sun- day. Oil Monday the Tlsitors will be entertained the city ot Winnipeg and hy the government o( Manitoba, the functions-including a civic lunch- con at Assinllioino Park and n dinner at which Sir James Aiklnrf, the licutenant-KOVernor, will preside." Wheat Well Above Average Yield; Hay Crop Is Enormous ANGLICANS DISPLAY DEEP INTEREST IN PROHIBITION .-f LONDON. Aug. reso- lullon Of "deep Interest" In the prohibition movement was adopted al the recent Urn- beth conference of tho Angll- can church, In which the ac- tlon vjf Canada'and the United Slates was commended, to the earnest and sympathetlo alien- tlon ct the Christian churpn throughout -tho world, accord- ing to an official report the 'f work ot Ihe conference Issued today. li CALGARY, Aug. Harvesting I md crop conditions in Alberta con- .inue lo be.excellent and splendid re- ports aro being received trom various :cnlers ot Ihe province where cutting las commenced, so the, Calgary Her- ald steles today. In many cases, es- pecially south Macleod, it Is ex- pected that the- wheat will go 46 bushels lo Ihe acre. The' weather during the past -week has been ideal and In this connection (t Is satisfac- tory to mention that tho brilliant sun- shine has worked wonders-wllh. crops lhat hail been damaged by hall. In Almost all cases Iho yield will bo abovo the average, In the Raymond district approximately. bushel! of wheat will bo which wil be the largest quantity-in-Iho history ota u a UM r Lot Special correspondents of the Cal- ;ary Herald elate thai the wheat son- craily has filled out magnificently, tha berries being plump and of good color. Cutting will be general next week. Enormous of w'11 produced this year, in fact it la antic- ipated that there will be a record crop of this, and II is being put up under tho'best'.possible conditions. That there will be an abundance, ot feed this year is amply ossured The p.ccond cutting of alfalfa at is coming along rapidly owing to" the hot-weather arc Indications that .there will bo an- other bumper crop. The labor situation Is oenig wolf taken care of and only In Isolated ;