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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1920 LETHBRILXJE, ALBERTA, Lake Wreck Heavy of FIGHTING Urilish Will.Be Forced To Send in Heavy Reinforce- ments ANARCHISTIC REBELLION AGAINST THE BRITISH London Merchant Gives Orders to His Aviator i By Wireless Telephone LONDON, Aug. Is claimed to be the commercial c'on- verwtten conducted by telephone through the ordinary central ancTwire- bta with a man In an airplane Wk carried out successfully today.. It was tut an exo.rlm.nt but was for the delivery of Imperative Instructions.. A number'of a" London shipping firm, using an oromary pesk wie- ghone was able to.give one of air pilot! flying across the English Chan- nel Instructions, affecting coil supplies at Marseilles, which had run short on account of the Cardiff coal strike.' Connection was first with the Croydon airdrome and; It was then switched through to the air ministry's wireless Installation. After two calls by the offic.al at desk-an answer came from the pilot In the airplane. The caller was able to hear the whizzing propellers. The pilot told him he was just paaslng over Folkestone. Aug. Tears ere t'l- JiressecT here that recent In Mesopotamia will inrolvo Great Bri- tain in a. costly military caaipaigo. Official reports show that tho couulrr is in a state of anarchistic rebellion agaluBt tho British administration. northeast and vest o! Bagdad and British garrlBonn bavo beeu Invested, railways cut and British officers uiurdered. According to official accounts the tliuation is much graver than haa, been revealed In the ofllclal dlspstch- 66. Only. last, night, the India office Isaed a sUtemeut connrmlue tho aster .If a British force at Shas Hobs, Mesopotamia, ..last Sunday. U adds that the wife of Mr. liuclmnau, an Irrigation officer, who was killed. captured by the Arabs, but is report- ed to be safe and being well treated. Her.chlld-is telleted to be with her. The news contained in the Bombay Dispatch telling- of the killing of "the British was the urst intimation that Arab levies ware fighting on the side if, thfi T Already there are sevcntr tiouiand torlUshiaad Indian troops In larata anditen 'tliousaiid more .with are' on their }y ay. [thither POLESSURROUND SIX DIVISIONS OF BOLSHEVIK of Republic Have Already Taken Prisoners in Drive to.Free Warsaw of Menace of Red Forces Continues With Precision. Jrom. 'jnore. Indla, -.but apparently, many BOME FHOST IN PARTS OF WESTERN CANADA -Aug. WARSAW, Aug. Poles had captured soviet prisoners up to Thursday, it was announced here today, Bolshies Surrounded PARIS, Aug. Bolshevik divisions Consisting j should be midrib graft on .to It of from. men are surrounded by Polish j forces'.between Siedlice and Brest-Litovsk, according'to-jit accoptaws press dispatches received here today. Moderates of4Erin Will Tuesday Cprisider Plan For This Purpose MAY SUGGEST HOME RULE DROPPED DUBLIN, moderat sections of opinion in" Ireland ar greatly next Tuesdav' conference, called, to enable ever, shade of home rule Antlnient to unit iin a statement' Premier Lloy George regarding the future govern meut-of statement wil In what meausre short of. a republic Trill keep Irelan within the "empire nnd which, thoug possibly onposDdJby the Sinn Finn may satisfy the-'general body of.Iris opinion. The. jhSettus white sugges e'd by the Dominion-home rulers wl be' open to'every section'anil grou and will Include-mahy men who mil six months Identified vrilh the Unionist cause. mala point-for discussion will he whether a demand should be made for a complete of the Irish bill nbiv. before the house of jminons or .'whether an .attempt Camera Fan v W LIVES INBOATWRECK ON L. SUPERIOR Steamer Suucrior City Collides With Steamer Willis L. King and Sinks Fivis Miles From of Crew and One Woman1 of Crew Reported Rescued. Lillian, twelve-year-old daughter of Premier Mefehen, ins one great am- bition in become a photo- grapher. Poles Follow Up Victory WABSAW, army is'rapidly followlrigjnp the-retreating rc-asants In the region of party headed bylSir'illoracc Plu'nk favors the withdrawal and lurther' sractcesieJ 'fbr.'tho Poles are reported, Th'B.'re-capluro of Sok- and.Biala, with thous- ands ot great amounts o( war materials, Is reported in loday's official communique. 'At Siedltce the Poles captured armed' volunteer- Jew- Vla the. past Vo nights there Ish detachments composed of local iave .been light frosts in some parts jComniunlBla. bt the western provinces, but In for-' iuatton available, today Indicates that 'damage to the "grain crops' has .been 'negligible. Garden produce suffered ot tho 'the establishment ot a southeast of Thorn, are reported to be proportional jelapd to put Stephen _____, _____ f. the house of commons and'iis group, believe the government's coaimtmeiUs to Sir Ed- ward Carson, the Ulster leader, would lug no prisoners. Letvian Government Overthrown BERLIN, Aug. Letvian government headecl by Karl TJIlraani, has rhcen overthrown and has been succeeded by a cabinet comprising members of the left radical cording to a rumor from Iliga publish- ed by tho National Keltnng. Gasoline Fumes And Cigarette InFatalResult Jury in Death of Ives Armstrong Decides On Cause f. little, particularly In the Hcglnn dis- trict: Today ttie weather Is warming and It Is thought the danger hroier lor Ihe present at Heavy at-Yorktbn WINNIPEG, Aug. A special dis-' patch to Winnipeg papors from Bre- denbury, In Uie Yorkton district of Saskatchewan. says that 12 to 14 de- grees ot frost at that place last-night cansed "tremendous .damage" to inta grain crops and completely destroyed all garden stuff. Some at Moose Jaw MOOSE JAW, Augi damage to grain Is reported. In this district the result ot frost of. toe last Bights. In the low-lying .'districts. garden crops bavb suffered' a little, particularly potatoes. Oif (he high Jaud, however, even the pclatoes have escaped any serious damage. One Degree at Brandon '.BRANDON', Man., Aug.: The temperature In the Brandon district SIR RICHARD LAKE MAY BE SENATOR REG1NA, Aug." Is rum- .erect today, that Sir Richard Lake, lieutenant-governor of Saskatchewan, whose term ex- pirea In October, will be suc- cossor fn the sonole to Senator Douglas, who died recently. SIR ADAM BECK NOT GOING TO ENGLAND TO TAKE UP RESIDENCE Ont., Aug. la' abnuiuxuly no foundation for that story at said Sir Adam Beck, chairman of the Ontario Jlydro' Commission, lo the Canadian Press last night in re- ferring lo an 'article in the Toronto Asleep Two Years, Voice of Son Awakens Mother Couldn't Break Spell .in That Long Period Though She Heard Ev.ery Word SAULT STEv MARIE, Mich., Auo. of 29 persons, one of them a woman, are belltv- ed'to have been lost ihortly after 9 o'clock night when the steamer Superior City, a freighter, sank four and one-half mltec northeast in Lake Superior after colliding wfth the steamer WIIIU L. King.- Four members of the crew. In-' eluding Captain Edward Saw- yers, of Albion, Mich., were saved. Names of the missing could not be learned today, as all records of the Superiority were lost. .The missing woman Is known to have been the wife of sec- ond engineer. FEAR 28 DROWNED CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. Officials of the Plttsburg Steam- ship. Company, owners of the steamer City of Superior, sunk In collision in Lake Superior 'last night, had received no word at 11 o'clock today of the safety of 22 members of-the crew of 32 and expressed grave fears that they- were drowned. reports and telegrams to the Lake Carriers' Association here said four mem- bers of the had been saved. STE. MARIH. Mich., Aug. steamer Scporlor City, n {-freighter, .was sunk off Whitcush Point lo Lake Superior last night after a collision with the WIlHs L. Klnj. [according to word brought here.early today by the .steamer Turner which i had picked up one of the four merc- bers of the Superior City's cruV knovrn to have znrvived. The King. whlct left here Friday, I bound, collided with the Superior City in a dense fog. The man rescued by the Turner' was a boatswain on the lost vessel. [Three othcri. ho up by another vessel which he could not identify. They were the captain, sec- and mate and i wheelsman. No .reports had been received by wirelehs this morning from the King oi1 other vessels' rn the vlUnity ot Whftcfish point last night as to .the collision which occurred at nine o'clock. N'o blame was attached in Coroner Humphries' .verdict at the inquest yesterday, afternoon for the accident njako this impracticable.v.They rag- ln McKlnnon Garage in which Ivcs DID ALBERTA LOSE ON RECENT SALE OF ITS ge'st fletailea amendments-to the gov- received injuries that rc- ernment 'bill that would, strengthen jn death. The inquest was the power'of the central "council by assigning.to It such depanments as agriculture, jWllroads. and .post offlcss, which concern all Ireland; i Enforce Irish Act LONDON, Aug. London Gazette tonight prints an order-in- council putting the now Irish aci into operation forthwith, menf.'of six pages. It is a long docu. It givee rolnnte to his iijullea regulations as lo how the act will -he enforced, but does not stipulate locali- ties where it will he enforced. Dublin Castle Order Aug. Castle tonight Issued a statement that the regulations for the operation of the new restoration of order act will riot be 'applfod fn substitution of ordlnaiT law whenever Ihe ordinary law is available and not obstructed by viol- ence and intimidation.' dropped io 31 Friday :night.- While -Post lo the effect that ho Kama slight damage was done Wie flnt of the The -remaining to be taken up wlthlrr- thlrty days from the acceptance of this tender." PcomlMwt bond dealers of the city who war> present when the tenders Vrtre -and who heard attached .to all. six of the tenders, that this was not in uncommon stipula- tion and are of. the .opinion that Mr. Mitchell was luborlng under a misapprehension or he would not have passed over the highctt der. DETECTIVE FOUNO DEAD IN HIS BED VANCOUVER, Aug. Sl.VDctevlivc John Hughes of the South Vancouver police force was found dead in ht'd this morning. Death was due to nat- ural causes. .He was 15 years of nge. Railway Rate Hearing A t Ottawa Closes; Ruling Will be Handed DownSoon Chief Commissioner Carvell Believes Case Has Been Well Argued From All Angles And Is Satisfied Hearings In 6ther Centres Would Have Brought Out Little New Coun- sel Declares West Unfairly Treated. v MEUTA CARRIED VERY HEAVY PASSENGER LIST Ont, Aug. Mac-. JConilo King, leader, of the Liberal party In tho house of commons and R. McMaster, member for Dronio, addressed a large meeting in Victoria bore last nljfcl. In tho course of hla spcoch the L-ib- tral leader said that ho aid not be- )ievo tho two ofd political parties nonld be changed, ovon if. Canada ad fcato groups oi U. F. 0., labor and ptber no-called parties. The-y would have to come back (o Iho two old parties In the long run. lie that thfl present govern- is'JUST A RUMOR OTTAWA. Aug. official of v ment was selected only for Iho pur- the jusltce department announced to- pose ot vvlnnlng the war and that Hon. day that there was no tiiiesllon of-clos- Mr. Meighen, npon his elevation to the j ing Stony Mountain penitentiary, preinlerahlp, should at onco have gone to the countrv. ilr. McMaaler first thing Canada had lo do was to get rid of re- ligions differences and the next was lo straighten out the language ques- tion. Tho preKcnt (rouble was the work of'polltfcal tricksters who were trying to dWdo-tho people. He also paid that now that women had tho (rancb.be things would ho better look- ed aflcr fa future at Ottawa, The 'Official pointed out that there were 300 acres of productive land In connection with the penitentiary'with a slone fence- around It, ami the gov- ernment had never considered dispos- ing of 11. New York Funds NKW YOIIK, Aug Ir- regular.. sterling demand SS.Jity..: cables Cailf.ilan debars lift per cent, discoaat, ft MANNIX ADMITS IT Aug. Arch- blsBop Daniel J. Mannli. who has. -heon In London since An- gust 10, following his landing -at a British do- slroyer which took him off the White SUr liner llaltlc. ad- mtltftd lotlny he had received a message from Home exhorting him to moderation in diacusfi- Irish affairs. OTTAWA. Aug. (Canadian cm iniereslK, had done all that was In the application humanly possible for that section of o( the Canadian railways fur Incrcas-j the country. cd freight and passenger wtes w.-.s; Tho llirco final addresses of the sit-, comnlelcd loday. anil the case U now: ting were given by J. D. Coyne, repre- belorB the Hoard of Hallway Oonimls-j senting western boards of trade; MOXTHKAL. Aug. 0. P. O. S. 'Melita arrlv- lay sloncrs for Juilgmcnt. Indications nrcjli. Phippen-, K. C., appearing for tbc that the ilcclslon will not long be de-' Canadian Railway Association, and ____, laypd. When the tearing dosed W. .N. Titley. K. C., counsel for the ed here from Liverpool, carrying I.S.'iO fhict- Commissioner Carvell Canadian Pacific Railway, passengers, including 490 cabin. 1.300! the counsel for the court-1 West Not Fairly Treated steerage disembarked atieous and business-like way in which, Mr. Coyne. In summarising his argil- Quebec yesterday I the cas'o has been presented anil saiJ j menls. declared that the railways had Among the ciblir passengers wero. that the board h.id been In a nol treated Iho public fairly in con- live bl.ihona' of the Angllc'iiii Ctiurch position which would criabls It lo rcn-: nection with lha makinis of this up- in Canada, returning from thd Lain-j dsr a fair and impartial judgment. pllrallon; thiit they had not ada; Flight J'.ev. .1. C. Roper, 'bishop [tho case hart vindicated the decision of OUawj; Higbt ROT. A. Dopen- bishop o! Carrhoo and New West- minuter; nev, W. Williams, bishop of Quebec, and lilgbt He.v. K. F. bishop ,of Athabfutfn. 3lr Kcnuplh UoadRby nntl lion. Mr. 'West's Case Well Presented ;the board fairly, nart hnt! come bsfore chief UDder circumstances not.. fair to the v_-..... Iflc Hailway, ha said, hail asked for heth conference. They Included Most j Kev. S P. Matheson, ardibiehop-of! lnc tnlel luuiruiuiuuci Rupert's Land and primate of Can-j opinion that the presentation l-hc Thc Canadian KdC Justice Duff were p.lao on the Mclita. lawo, lie tnougnL mill. .MCSSIW. _ ___- Ington and Coyne, representing west-' (Continued on Page five.) ;