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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta TJIUUSDAY. AUGUST British Empire Raised Over Eight Million Troops LONDON, Aug. (Reuter'sJ-The report of the war cabinet for 1913 summaries as follows the Empire's war record: The strenoth of the regular army reserve and territorial forces on thVfourth of Auaust, 19 4, was England has since recruited men. Wi h other enlistments In the United Kingdom and total white enlistments. In the whole Empire yvere 7.1 the flourej of enlistments for races other than while, ever I'lsO-MO from India, were fliving a Brand total for all the SAYS StFTON GOING TO SUPREME COURT BENCH Aug. a rumor dispatch from Ottawa the Regina Leader publishes the following: Mr. Silion is back and it Is re- ported here that his days in the cabinet are numbered. It was un- derstood when he came in that he .would not stay long and a supreme j court judgeshlp is his goal. Sir Louis Davies, chief justice, is get- ting oldand is in poor health, and It will not be surprising if Mr. I Stfton replaces him before long. ncn and other labor unit, were raised for .ervice In Salonlkl, Egypt and Mesopotamia. The following were the .total casualties o ambassador vaclEil (Prom" 'Our :Owri -Co'rrespbn'lentl CRBSTON, D.O., Ang. 20.-. Selling agencies, ard 'nbV'se'ndiiig put. Ibeir 'statementacovfirin the. sea son's t-spprts 61 di red -as ilons'ir'o'm' government. .It was announced at, the state department that.iio answer, to would be madq today.; Ask to Rouse Themselves MEXICO CITY, Aug. The news- papers 'ot "Stake Cily today con- tinued Ihcir appeals to Ihe Mexican people "to rouse themselves'' to what -Js called an .'imminent danger to the country. They also print prominent- ly.telegrams lo .President Carraiua from th'o. governors of states of SlnAloa, Nuevo Querettarp, Yucatan nnd Tabasco eiprossing the "unconditional adhesion" of, the gov ernors to tho: chief executive. 411 Iho newspapers contain editor- ills asserting' Ihat the silualion is grave. The scnale .held a secret session last night and Instructed trie commit-, 'tee on foreign relations to gather all possible details concerning tjid inter- national situation anil to maka a re- port to as cherries and n-perLlsal show> that ;the vai- frorfl-year-lo-yen'r. Increase in the oulgc of these: llnes.'an almosl 50 per cent'being recorded, in botl nslances. Ooosche'rrios aro -now al cleaned up, loo, and these .show a slrni lar gain as compared with 1918. in these three items; the valley- has seei an.export trade of almost GdOO crates or not less than eight carloads. ing lo (he sugar shortage Ihe return on these lines will not bo up (o earl season but at that 'the growers will secure :a' nicely profit- able price. The total'raspberry ex- port is just over the-SOOp crate mark, the second largest the val- ley's "prices bettor than ever. llulh in Pursuit of the Mexican Kritlion Occurred 5HHFA, Texas, Aug. ban- dit was believed lo have been killed and two others made prisoners since American troops crossed thb Rio Grande into Slexico on Tuesday morn- ing A report received hero last nighl told of an American cavalry sergeant, who rode to the border after dart aud reported that Capt. MatlacX had captured two bandits, bolicveil to have been implicated in tho capture of the aviators. Peterson snd Davis. Neither man was Renteria. ihe bandit leader, he said. One .Mexican was killed Tuesday, American aviat ors having returned their Ore :.vhen Uicy saw threa bandits near the hor-1 of whom was, seen_ to fall witii his horse. Tlic American troops slept las1- night on the trail of'llio bandits after losing them Tuesday in torrential rains, picking up the trail again yes-. "cen Pruneda, with approximately 250 camped for the in'ight near'Cuchillo I'arado, 40 miles The executive orders carrying, into >t 'remicr Mara cabled to this country.. I "the house of Doom" were signed bnlj night near Cuchillo I'arado, 41) mnea Siill Had a Hundred or More thc Concbos rivrj Jrom the hase Miiiions J.J laat if nr Hm lipntn i._ nack. trains Omsk Government's Position is Growing Troops Bescrc TOKIO, Aug. all-flUS- sian government at Omsk has transferred Its gold reserve and archives eastward to Irkutsk, ac- cording to reliable reports received here. Other Information from Si- beria indicates lhat the Omsk government's position is growing weaker, instead of stronger, be-, cause of the advance of the Bol- shevik! and the desertion of Si- berian troops. The Tokio Shlmbun publishes a dispatch from .Peking tha'. the Omsk government has fallen, but adds there is no confirmation. is believed here that the- Japanese army, if it becomes ne-. cessary, will attempt to prevent an advance of the Bolshevik! east of Irkutsk. EXPLOIT SUCCESSES STOCKHOLM, Aug. ports from Petrograd say that the BolsheViki have even cent cadet school reserves against Ad- miral Kolchak in pursuance of a plan to exploit to the utmost their successes on the northern front, which are considered the most im-, por.tant.. The main ammunition dump at Nizhni Novgorod, which supplies the troops fighting against Kol- has been destroyed by an ex- plosion, believed "to have been pianned. i jlast Friday at Ainerbngen '-by the van Heimstra. de Beau- i tort." the owner' of the eslatc.-arid'thB ex-emperof'E accrelary.. Von-xlsltnan, l-jiormer Empress Augusta Victoria cifleil In favor of the purchase the Dooni estate early in when I she'made a visit there. -1 -Tbe-house, though rich in. history Disorders Arose Out of a Dis- am! Imposing in appearance, has only At Time of His Death 'NEW vonic, Andrew m'agnate and philanthropist, deciarerl during his life tinie-ho'exiected'lo give away hia lingo a his disposed ot-'by a will which'will -filed for probate-licit week-was "several it is. learned from a reliable source here tonight. _ Publication; of-ai story lo the ettect that Mr. Cnrnegia had-given away all of his estate Lwllh the1, eicepllon of 'brought o'iifthe statement tbat the'estate'was much larger.' It wns also stated that a will ot ap- proximately. words, drawn up by he Inndlls American: pack trains and other unl.s cro Bed aud recro Bed the path of the out friction, according lo Ihe nelfl. turhance'in a Dhnce Hal! COI'lvXHACEX, Aug. sions occurred between Itenuau and American 'sailors on Tuesday at -N'eu- tahrvv.isser and resulted in the wound- 12 rooniK, in addition to. "the smal! chambers for servants. From .the highway a tram line, which Is only-200 yards away, the I house in the midst of. a; grove is pre- i: seuled to all passers by. The front of the house is accessible, only through the gatekeeper's lodge. Fronting the building Is a garden and a park filled with-stone benched shady nooks and a, stagnant pond filled with .water jilies. The ivy-covered building -embles an old English country ho.-_ The house of DooYn-was finished filled out in order Knight, of St. Mar SupErintendent Refused to1 Give Reasons .for Dismissal and V. Menken! on Strike I'AHIS. Aug. meeting of tho supremo council of the peace con- ference on one of thc Brillsh delegate's, declared it to be in the InUrest of the allies to nllovlato Ihe burden-.of Austria, and aaked for a.revision econ. oinic ami" financial clauses of the treatvwilh lhat.-country, according to the Echo do Paris. -Foreign Ministe Tittonl, of protested, Jt is sajrt, declaring that'efforls.malilnK lor. the resloration of the 'former American power would .injure Italian Interests The newspaper says that no essential raodiflcallon will ho made in the- of severoi civilians and one Ger- man, to Danzig .ra ports received here today. Neufahr whsser is a seaport four niilcs norm an old English of Danzig. "i-'The houst Tho disorders; grew out of a quar-.j anll ret that arose in a dance hall .VIOK- h0 f0, (lay highl. according to these jt wfls strife in patches, Americans involved in liieltne rollov.'lng years and was rebuilt disturbance, which continued" jil hji the 17th century. The estate once he streets after tho sailors left of SOO acres, but it is said ance ball, returned lo their ship, Ihe j CO acres were included Vmerican destroyer Hale. i jn gale lo William Hohenzollern. On Tuesday seamen, on leave ice hecri-slated. he German Frankfort came! Sir Carnegie'himself and which was generally believed to be his last will, iad been superseded by a briefer docu- ment of words, drawn by Blihu The decision of Mr.. Carnegie lo re- voke the original will -on which ho had expended niuch time and thought and which- benucatlied a large part of his estate to his .daughter, Margaret, was said lo 'have resuftcd. from her marriage, to Ensign Rosewell Miller several months ago. Mr Carnegie settled a large "dot" on hla daughter at tho lime of her wedding ami for this reason is said, to have found i will." The Home Trust Company, of New At Least They Had Not Been Qonvmced Thej We're On (he Wrong Side Charged With Forgerj, His Dis charge Certificate Credits Him With Notable War Honors TOHOXTO, Aug. If the claims of Hcnn Mullmson, who -nas arrest ed on a cnarge of forgery are true, his name rank among those ot great Canadian soldiers On his arrest fol lowing an investigation bs the police he presented a discharge certificate from the Canadian arm; which cred its him being the posseisor o thc "Victoria Cross, the french Crob, Oe Guerre and the Military Mcdil The charge formally; laid agaliis him In the Bank of Scotia is ti the eftect he deposiled Jersey., winch cruiser Frankfo o blows with Amlrican sniiors ami io3 ]10US0. lems said civilians also attacked I )t nol f hem. The Americans, supported by cmperor will rcnch seamen- from the French o prc i. Tne uaroucss de Hcaufort still occn- Etroyer Claymore, charged the crowd. Shots were said to have been; fired from the Claymore, wounding four Germans sliRhtly. Frontier giinrda, who were callel but, dispersed the crowds and' Hie Americans and thc French reluritfd to Iheir -ships. that the former leave Amcrongen for There are no moats M I1ICU ut Carnegie in 1301 for the purpose of afministering a fund set aside by him for nearly 600 persons, to whose individual welfare he had contributed, j will act as executor of the will. about- the house and'no walls like (hose surrounding Aroer'ongen casllo. Tho former empress' heart again Is.troubling her. Dr.'.Foersfncr made frc'fiuent visits to Jim castle of. Amer- ongen yesterday and today. (Soerlal to Tlic Herald) BtLLFVUP Ang mines at DclleviiR are expected to open up rxbout Mondav August 23 the meetihe held on -Monday, the IStb; t was decided after hearing Irterna lonal Organizer lyeavitt to go bick o the U.M.W. of A., aud since the meeting some 200 of the OBI, men have signed up with Secreliry G Chrlstlo -and as thcv get their cards .hey are heing signed up at the c As a consequence of the men signing up the camp is lighted with lue electric tonight after some three mouths ot uarkuess. International Organizer Dave came to camp this week from Nova Scolia where he has spent sonic, mouths organizing the miners of nreton Islahd He lo Cole on Tuesday to address Ihe miners of that "plice and "it is understood that the) have decided to stai with U Catharines'ami Toronto Electric Hall- 30. Into effect ot 4 o'clock this I morning and was completely observed. lAJI 'Ihp .power ho'iiECH -woro shut down at that hour: Nnt only did the crews fall :toVrpporl, but llio Imik- men engaged lii rciwirs remained oft Ihe job. Jlachlr.e shops aro Idlo and It is Impossible, lo eet lele- phono calls nl any o! Iho ticket of- 1 flees. Tho slrlKo follows Iho refnsal ot Iho general {Superintendent. 15, W. Oliver, 10 furnish to a commllKje .of the unloft certain evidence on which several Comluclors, including one clal of tho union, were -dismissed, This Is tho orily.reason for Ihe r...... .given by the nlen, TO REMOVE THEM .FROM DANGER ZONE vessels iiavo been assigned by the ministry o( shipping to the task of removing from northern l.tussla all civilians who wish to leave hcforo Brltisli. troop? arc withdrawn from lhat region. Sev nrnl thousand clillclren nnii aged anr inKrm pcHoni'wIll be lakeh, first I rolntfl on (lib Murmansk ooasl an ater wilt to soulhcr recency came from New Aug. 21.---The resulls of Iho. conference between .Waller of Hie Jnllod Stales railway administration, and Iho heads pt-thc various-railway irotherhoOds and federated shop trades Is being awaited with much Interest, Ai soon as the dec'.- lions are made known In Washington, negotiations will'he opened hero .be- tweotl the Canadian'railway war board and the cjcecullvn commlllee of Ihe Canadian division. oC Iho federated shop trades, affecting workmen on'all railways These client hnaei! on tho offor mado tho Unit- bd Slates adnilnlslr'atlon fo Ihe workers on Iho Uhlv'' TRAVUHSK C1TV. Midi., Aug. 21 Six trainmen were killed nnd 14 inss- rngefa Inlurcd when a PerO Mnrmielle freight'train collided head on wilh, a passenger train at drawn .several miles soulh of here. A alecl baggage car probably averted a heavy Joss ot life. Among the more seriously in- jured was 1-. U, llccnskerk, of tho IcBation. Washington, who sustained severe bruises abonl die head. According to railroad (illlmls the freight crow, three of whom wero kill o-J, violated general orders giving Ihe passenger right of way. AVIATORS REACH SALONIKI PARIS. Aug. (French wireless' French aviators, Major Clulllc icVnians Do Not Blame Polish (iovcrnrnent for Uprising in Silesia Ang. 21. Oiiancellor Iho a LOXDOX, Aug.. coal jeains estimated iq contain tons of coal to the square mile, on Iho surface; have been located In SpitienheTBen by a Scottish eipcai- tion unrler Dr. W. S. Unice, according Lr> reports received here. Dr. Wliram Spears Drnce is well known as an explorer and ceographor. He led the expedition which Kngland-in 15H.for geological h'yilrographlc research In .the Sp hcrgcn lakes regloii.. DE3TROVED ONE PICEOF11ES Ang Tho following telegram was sent to. His Royal High- ntEs the Prince of Wales al Quebec bj (he olllccrs ol the Oreal War Vcterin left and Weimar on Ihe upper Silesia-Polisl rcvotl. said Ihe situation was belle than had been reported. 'The Polish government, he said, was in no way connecleil with Iho revolt and no regular Polish iroops had been en- countered or' employed. 'on German territory. The were masters of the situation, he added. He said from re- fdrls' received, the Polish insurgents bail not occupied Moslonlft The only region where tho insurgent Poles had not been driven hack or captured was east Of Iho Beuthah-Tarriowllz line OF- FORMOSA'S CITIES Association M headquarter, it Royal icss to accept from the ofiiceri inn members of the commanfls Ihe (Ircat War Association of Canada, embracing -Ctno nlans have shared with noyil Hiehne s Ihe privilege of sen tng in-the o (tnrm' jiqrm KRAXCiacO. Ailg, Island of F.prinpsa. off for OUIVIM 21 t-. surrounding the Idcnti'v of the Indt idnals involved in an allempt lo muggle marks across the German Sw ss frontier is approaching olnllon, according to'private- reports1 rom where Chlet of Police irnst, of Berlin, is conferring with cabinet miuislers relative to steps to tnken f Police authorities claim lo have urt arrest or detent'on all persons en giged in the conspiracy, which col Idpsed when thc airplanes which -were to carry the mono, security and, jewels Into Switzerland were Inter copied near Nuremhnrg, Bavaria Sc cret service men at work on tho.casei returned hero today. BLUIIIL UII the China, lias destroyed the city 'of Taio. one of tha principal poinls on the Island, according to a cablegram today to Iho New World, a Japanese newspaper -Storms also did considerable damage on KlnsMu ts land In thO'Japanese group, the cable- --IJ I h Lmplrc most return to nlth the earnest leant vvislt and safe Your -Hoyal High return o Is hnmbl) petitioned to coivey to vour august father. Ills Majesty the King QULrenewcd pledges of loy ally and to his anJ ami money which were bc.lng lo were hcllevcd lo the properly of Ihe former German Crown -princes. gram said min and UeilDenlan who left Mar east Of the Beu han-TarnowlU line selller on August H by (Jonslanllooplc and Caj_ro, landed at Sitlonlkl on August .la. nnd.rftsitmed their fllsht tho following morhlriB, Rf-. cording to messages received here to; dar. reinforce ui, reno to tipper Silesia. declared that tho defeat of tho' all tho more meant also the REACH SETTLEMENT throne (Signedl W president U B Maincll, vlcepresldWli S Stol ford, second ice president, C O JlSrAcll secretary treasnrcr was an- noun hi Ihe senate thit a aettlcment hni been reached hetween the govfcrnrnent-and'Ihe railway, pos- tal opeTillvoi demand for a minimum wnge of eight francs (lail) v. I'AHIS Aug so-Tho'Sionish crnmout It is .iniiounced H se-nllng ft 1 mtitcrlnl. to rnnce to bnj HALIFAX, NS, AUJ Ham Duffr MP. for Uunenbers w'T sorely in an mobile accident at Crewent Beach Urt nloM, in which hij wife "JIM cefved minor Injuries The t rumbering seven, were relurnlria from Petite Riviere when the steering the auto eel lapsed and the car went ;