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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL0MK XTI1. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 1920 NUMBER 200 Bassoff Trial on BOliSHEVIKI WITHIN DOZEN Tuesday Morning MIES OF WARSAW; POLISH MISSION ON WAY TO New York.Times Professes To See Parallel Jietween Two Leaders BOTH HAVE HARD ROWS TO HOE 'NEW'YOl'lK, Aug. the lieadiug :'The Harding of Canada" the New York Tiuies in an editorial this morning compares Premier Mcighen to the Ohio uenalor-who Is aspiring lo presidency ot the United States under Die colors of Ihe Republican ti speech.recent- ly delivered by Mr. Mciebeu at Stir- Ont., the Times says: "The sentiments of this" speech veal some intellectual kinship between "Mr. Molghen-and the-c'aiididale whom the leaders of-the Republican conven- tion dealt their party, out of the dis- card. "Oh Hie surface indeed, they are far apart. Meighcu seems to lie a fighter. He goes right out pnt the limit for his opponents and tells'them what he thinks about them instead ot shedding tears like -Mr. Harding over their unwillingness to see Ibe beauty iif common things. He has the disad- vantage of a parly record to defend, instead of Hie misdeeds of oppon- ents to allack, hut he is a strenuous defender.. Yet there is the Harding touch. -Mr. Meighen devotes. a few words to..Iho'National Liberal and Conservative party. One hears the envious sighs .of- those wno are trying to.rebuild at tho factory a Republican be both conservative sufil 'liberal, "radical reactionary, thal-.shaU a home for Borah as well as one. for'Barnes; lhat shall he JfiSh for of it at time. "fiiuh these great; Conservalive-Ltb- Cffo.-fingedAmoral shows are root- ed in principle, Ihe protec- live, tariff. .The: tariff opposition In f Canada .is traders and.'fiscal'tiumbug's.'.'iOt tariff'.-rniist be 'reasonable'; .but nc .must he allow I'd W'tamper-with it.' Then a few v.'onls tried and true bulwarks uf constitutional liberty: cannot afford to'sail our national 'craft in un charted seas.. us gather in mil- lions around-Institutions thai we'love. ].el us gather around a standard thai know and that our forefathers "Heading thus far one might.think that but-for the accident ot birth Mr. "Mclshon.would now ho receiving nil- prims, on lils front porch, and Marion, Ohio, would still be known as a place thirly.five west-southwest of Mansfield mi the Pennsylvania, Erie and 'other railroads, with manufactures of furni- ture, steam engines, farming imple- ments, and sask and blinds." Preliminary Was To Have Been Held Today But Is Postponed Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock is the new time set for the pre- liminary hearing of Tom charged with two murdersrand a train holdup. The cate was first "called for Monday at 2 p.m., but to meet the convenience of the C. P. R. witnesses the case was put over until Tuesday. I Bassoff has been made present- abli for the trial. He has been shaved, but the picture shown here gives an Idea of what he looked like when arrested. He Is the man for whom the police closely guarded the area around the Halloway ranch and on whose account every motor car passing through Frank was stopped from Sunday to Wednesday night. He will be represented at the court oy G. E. A. Rice, of Lelh- bridge. Absolutely'nothing has develop- ed In the week-end hunt for Are- ioff. s Northcliffe Buys Paper Company In Quebec QUEBEC, Aug. of the biggest pulp and paper transactions effected in the province of Quebec for some time was brought to a clote here on Saturday when the ownership of the Gulf Pulp and Paper Company passed to English companies of which Viscount Northclifta and Viscount Rothmere are included. The actual surru.lnvolved Is not known but that it reaches several million dollars is not improbable. The plant of the company Is at Clarke City, Seven Islands. FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL-'SWIMS SIX TIED NEW YORIf, Aug.. ion Goebel, old, swam sii Long Island sound yesterday with her hands tied behind: her back. FREESHp AftOTLE FM STATES OTTAJVA, Aug. from the United States may enter Can- ada free of duty for another year. S. Tolrriiei minister of agri- culture, stated today that the gov- ernment had renewed the privi- lege extended last -year, for an- other 12 He also stated that an order-lrHCpuncil would probably be passetTshortly provid- ing for. the free Importation of United States sheep Into Canada. Winnipeg Street No Let Up in Ruwian Drive for Polish Capital While Stage Being Set at Minsk for Preliminary Peace Proceed- left for. Minsk on Saturday Morning Labor-s Attitude To Russia Leaders Will Confer In Paris LONDON, Aug. Russians are pressing their fight for War- saw within a dozen miles of the capital on the northeast, It Is Indicated Sunday's official statement from Moscow, received today. They report the capture of Radzymln. in this sector and the continuation of -tne battle along this front and also near Nova Geornlevck, to ih? north-- west of Warssw. POLES LEAVE FOR MINSK WARSAW, Aug. Polish delegates who were to meet the Bolshevik representatives to dis- cuss armistice and peace left War- saw at dawn Saturday 'morning -for-Mirtsk.vvhefc a conference is to be held. General Listowtki, head of-the-' -military experts, was among the. Diet members of the Stanislaus National leader. -H. Doblltky, who headed the delegation, Is one of (he peasant leaders. The party left Warsaw-led by three Polish McSweeney arid Republican1 Urotherhoor! Relieved To1 Be Leaders in Sinn Fein Campaign BELFAST RIOTING various points northwest of ,oday. These horsemen are a source, HAS' of-constant annoyance, many 'detach- .__---------. Wilts following the tactics adopted j by General Budennv on tie southern Dl'BLIN, lord mayor Polish lines and spreading consterna- Cork, Terence JlcSweeney, .who lion among the peasants. Estimates was. arrested last Thursday night, of'the number of these raiders vary, but it Is reported lhat there arc sev- :ral thousand of. them, some '.whom were infantrymen who have ;taken officers who saw In France. Poles Vise Gunboats WARSAW, Aug. armored flotilla, is -patrolling the Vistula be- tween Warsaw and Thorn to prevent the Russian Bolshevik from crossing that stream in- Ihe movement to sur- round this city. Many of these boats saw service along the Pripet and Dnieper rivers, some having becrycap lured from the Bolshevik and moved lo Hie. Vistula by railroad. Soviet cav- alry is working westward along the 'frontier and was reported at reason. Now An Unaftiliated Body But Men Now Voting For 0. B. U. Connection Adamson, of-par- Gosling, leader; of'the have been chss'en' by the' council' of ac- tion by the triple alliance of. labor to go" to'Paris and7 consult leaders of French .labor and the chiefs of the French Socialist par- ties, 'regarding -their attitude to- ward Russia. The council has call-. ad on trade-unionists' throughout. Great Britain'to .informa-' tfon regarding munitions which they are now working on on trans- porting. The purpose of the councU of action-in sending representatives to Paris Is to secure a .common understanding- between, the labor forces of France a'nd with a view to co-operating to pre- vent, war against Russia. OTTAWA HAS FAIRLY BUSY WEEK AHEAD OTTAWA, Aug. fairly busy] week is promised at Ihe capital he-" Sinning today, resides several items ot considerable importance in the po- litical world there are also several gatherings such as tlie-annual meet of the Dominion Klfle 'Association, opening today. On Tuesday Ihe poli- tical world wjll be watching Ihe con- ference which' labor .members of the Manitoba legislature are seeking with the cabinet In regard to the release of the Winnipeg strike leaders. Wed- nesday will sec the gathering of gov- ernment supporters from Ontario, while on. the same the applica- tion for "freight rate increases nlso will be resumed. It is expected thai the sittings .will last until Saturday, that is it there Is any likelihood of all the evidence being by that time. MONTREAL CITIZENS TO SEND: MESSAGE OF SYMPATHY TO MANNIX MONTREAL, Aug. (Canadian: mass meeting, variously estimated at from three to'fivc thous-j and yesterday attor-1 noonlfl healed speeches and passed a resolution'tendering the sympathy of "Hie citizens of Montreal to His Grace Daniel J. Mannix. archbishop of Aus-" tralia." The resolution repudiated the tyranny which violated his liberty and proclaimed such action repugnant to the feelings of liberty which should be the foundation of Canadianism. Speeches were made.by Rev. Father Heifcnnan and Hey. Father Jlylell and others. POLES FIGHT BITTERLY WARSAW, Aug" at various points on the Warsaw front is reported in tonight's oflici-il com- munltiue. Radzymln, to liic northeast of Ihe capital, is again In Polish hands r.fler an aH-clny, fight. The Hus- sliins attacked on both sides of Jladp.y- mlu "at Zegrezi and at Oktinlew. leas than 15 miles due cast ol Warsaw. Woman Flier Does 87 Loops, Powders Nose YORK. Aug. seven loops in the course of a two- mile airplane claimed as u world record for disturbed Miss Laura liromvvell just enough yesterday so her first act nfter.land- Ing was a request over the edge ot the cockpit lhat her maid hand her her powder puiY. Then she asked the oilicial observers many turns they counted and when told they saw.ST, exclaimed she count- ed nrar 100 herself. 7he observers explained that conditions cut off their view of tlie first stages of her drop, and that sho was turning loops when the plane first came in sight ami had probably made several Ihey did not see. A French woman flier had sel the previous record 'at 25, they said. ,Aua. hreeiper cent.-'of. the members of -Eighty- ttu -the street r.Vailwaynien's union riave -voted -to Join !the- One Big Union, according announce- ment today'-by .C. A.-Tanner, pres- ident of the union. tiprses from peasants-and rnovetl for- ward. It is known the Bolshevik had a cav- alry division upon their eitre'me right and it Is this, organization'that has been making headway against'which armored motor boats and other fight- ing "craft are prepared lo battle in tho event of cavalry trying.to force the Vistula, sever the Warsaw-Danzig railway and possibly totally isolate this city from the outside world, .Russian Mission Held Up other members of the corporation will. be tried the charge accor'ding-'to a statement made .here. Belief-Is by tbe military that in Thursday's raid on the Man- sion' House, .they secured Ihe arrest pt leade.rs'-6f'the Republiiiu brother iiqod. They consider the_ arrested men re'sjionsible for an active part of the Slrip Fein campaign against which the military has started an offensive It is.understood, however, Fein has long.expected .this and doubt; has destroyed all evidence. Rioting In" Belfast, Aug. was; renewed in this city bill LONDON. Aug. Russian. Trade Union deleBstion-which arrived at Reval. Esthonia, on July 20 has not "beeu permitted lo proceed on the voy- age which it proposed to take to Kng- land, it is learned here. national' situation'-', is given as the WINNIPEG, Aug. with the One Big Unioii_.is the sub- ject of a referendum subnutted to the rank and file of the Winnipeg Elec- tric Railway' Employees' yniou. 'A large percentage of the irfen voted on i certain to-be sound ;aud: good, a Big Crops Bimg Cut ;Alt .Jiasis for the upbuildlnc ;of a commonwealth. Now is the time Alucrta-.aL its best. NoWis thcrtUnKto' faint glimpse' at the pos'sibilites ot The Cor- respondent Sees Them