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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta LKTHUmOGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, AUGUST Bolshevild Claim Many SuccessesThroughout Country Mr. Meighen Will Visit Raymond Streets Thonged By Cheering Crowds While Veterans Thunder Royal Snlutc RECEITION IN ONTARIO CAPITA! Hon. Mr. ?.Ulthen will Rsyraond on to Inipect reservoir sites In dlslricl. JIo will leave tero at 9.30 In tlio moraine atul relurn in time (or the luncheon at Kuoi church. Jlr. Jleighen's itinerary is prac- tically all arranged and his time will ho entirely occupied. He leaves Calgary louiehl. and 'will spend tomorrow morning at Mac- I leod. He will reach here al 1 o'clock lomorrow afternoon, and the balance of tho day will ba spent In looking over Ihe irrigated district. Wednesday will lie occupied with" the trip to Raymond, Hoard ot Trade luncheon at Knoi church, interviewing deputations, and nubile meeting at night. Hon. Mr. Calder is with Mr. Mcignen and will speak at tbe luncheon and public meeting. VLADIVOSTOK SURROUNDED BY REVOLUTIONARIES; JAPAN SENDS A SQUADRON FOR PROTECTION TORONTO, Auc. His Roya Highness the of Wales am imrly arrived at Rossdale, .where tbe government home is. situated, a 10.15 this morning. The prince wa creeled as he stepped oft the roya train by Ihe lieutenant-governor, SI Jolm-Hcndrle-. the premier ot On tario. Sir William Hearst; the mayo of Toronto, Mr. Thomas Church: Brig Gen. Gunn, commanding thla militar dislrlcCand other authorities. All th streets and thoroughfares in the neigh- borhood ol tbe temporary station were thronged with cheering citirsus. while tlie" battery, manned by artillery vr-t-1 erens ot Sanctuary Wood, Vlrny ItUse j and Cambria. Ihundered tho- royal salute across '.he Don valley. The prince wa: Immediately after ibn informal reception to government house. Prince at Three Riven THREERIVERS, QIK., Aug. 25 Within tlia space ot halt an hour Iho trifulu'vian city citenticd an intensive welcome to Ihe helr'lo the Ihrone and in ID doing had Ihe honor ot being the first minor municipality, beyond those ffame'diafely outside ot tho city of Quebec, lo receive tbe Princa ot 'Wales. A'momellt after he from hla wr.'ihil alttr )mvln'g shaken hinds with the A. Tosser, he was mBk'lne hn-inspectioii ol tlie guard of 'Aib'flet'.word or two to a tew ot. the" Capt. P.ellerm boy .scouts' brought-. from Shamin'gan by the Rev. J. W. Ham- don and then His lioyol Highness Inp- pcJ lip Ihe carpclert slairs of Iho city ilon J. A. Tesscr hart no Inscribed address, but .on behalt of Ihe cily he eilcnded a nlocl cordial welcome anc expressed Ihe sironc attachment ant pincere loyalty ot the population o' Three Itivers toward the" King an Umpire He recalled ot King Kdward as Prince of Wales and if mlndei tlie present holder ot that till he was in the-midst ot a happy an Industrious population, which was to the most part French-Canadian, speak ing a din'erent language and holding different religious tailh from tho res ot yet steadfast in their a legiancp to Iho throne. The'inayor also alluded lo the vol- irans drawn up in the square and the fact that they were the survivors ot a large group .who had fought lor the allied cause. princo, replying wllhput noles.- briefly thanked Mayor To'sier" antl the citizens for their warm reception and congratulated tho vet- erans on the effective they had done. Hon. Mr. Meighen Has Open Mind on Irrigation Projects Hears-Rcsoluhon Presented by Commiltee of Irrigation Con- gress at Medicine He is Here to See and Hear Before Making Up Mind But Evidences Great Interest in Attitude Satisfactory lo Committee. ASQUITH SEEKS TO RE-ENTER PARLIAMENT LONDON. AUf. leading Scotch r.-vli- cal newspaper, tbe I'JIuburgh Kvenlng -News, learns on tnc best authority IhalMr.-Asqmth. former premier, will seek to rc-enler pariianitnt at the earliest possible moment, Tbe Kvening News states: "The reappearance of the er-premier will possibly uc followed by other eVminislers anil will see the evolution ot what Is now GO namely, an alternative 'government." Idea Scouted LONDON, Aug. rumor that former Pre- mler Asiulth would early seek a return to parliament is gen- orally scouted today. The een- cral opinion Is tnat he will not attempt to retu.-ii till the nest geueral election. Bolshies Also Claim Successes on the Ver> Suspicious of Admiral Kolchak and Gen. Demkine and Success Unlikely lo Attend Their Russian Government Issues Statement. .-LONDON: Aug. Is surrounded by Insurgents and the town is filled with refugees, according to a Bolsheviki wireless report received'here. It states that a Japanese squadron has arrived at Vlad- ivostak. SIBERIANS TO STAND ON ISHIM RIVER VLADIVOSTOK, Aug. Si- berian forces retreating on thi eastiRussian front have planned to riake a.stand on the Ishim river, which crosses the trans-Siberian railroad about 175 miles west of Omsk. Reports hitherto have- stated that'the Siberian retreat would stop on the line of Tobolsk, about 90 miles further west.____ KOLCHAK'S CHANCES NOT VERY ROSY COPENHAGEN, Aug. (Special 16 Hie Wsraldl MEDICINE HAT, Alia.; Aug. Hon. Arthur Meighen, minister o! Ihe Inlerior, knew before the lunclieoa given him today wcs over that irri- alion had side-tracked every oticr ucslion in southern Alberlu and lhat 10 people-were, determined to get vater on the land so as to gricuKurarcOndiUoris in this seclion f the Mr.'; Meighen did not proposal that here should be' greater assistance bv'the government .ad an orienjnliid on: the whole tines Ion. -It'is-tru'e-Ibatnie emphasizci ation Company. Mayor Brown pre- sided over the guttering, and Ibe, speakers, In addition to Mr. Mc'-ghen, were.Mr. XVood, Mr. D. IV. Hays. ;he Canada Land and Irrigalion Co.; Col. Spencc-r and Mr. Buchanan. Mr: Wood made the statement lhat it 10 per cent, of Alberta's farming lands I irrigated, inixcil farming would bo OH a permanent basis in Liberia aud need not fear drouth. Mr. Eu- chanau pointed out that tiiero-was, very strong reason why Ihe Dominion! Archduke Qwit Job very strong reason wny nm government 'should interest itself Allied Peace Circles Gel Confir- irrigalion dovelopinent Tlie Domin fihtnet is irrigalion development.. Tlie Domm- jjjiSTr-iliinet is ion was anxious to develop the wealth i Ul is Now Beings-Formed liel'feii'onslbility ot the prorlncin government 'for. local undertakings ml he cerlalnly-dld-not Bay that ths. Dominion government would absolute- v refuse to'accent any more responsi- bility, lie la going lo see tee country for himself and-when ho :urns loOttawa-he Trill DO In a posi- Liori to make rccomnieudalions lo his colleagues. As Sir: MelfTnen iioinled out, ho was only one member ot.llie government and was not in a position lo fix tlio policy ol the government himself. Whatever further action (he Government might take would be ds- after a conference.between alt its members. Mr. Melshen reached iicro on tne Irain from Ihe east and Ihe lun clieon was held at 1.30, the dining ot tho country in order to meet tho war debt. .One small irrigated section in Alberta, Mr. Buchanan pointed out. would produce al least JS.pUO.OOO ot wealth this year, and, with Irrigalion spread all over the sonlll. it was easy to understand that there would be wonderful increase in wealth. Meighen in his speech declared that the Dominion government was Aug. resignation ot the Hungarian government ol Arch dni-e Joseph, previously reported press dispatches, was..announced, messages received by, the, supreme council "today. The messages indicat- the at S in Ini less-something is done to remove the (ear and prejudice with which they .arc now regarded, even by bourgeoisie, there is little chance for the ultimate success of Ad- miral Kolchak and Osn. DeniMne against the Bolshsviki, said Dr. Camlllo'Martiny, who has arrived here from Russia, after a four years' _stay as__lhe head of the Danish Red'cros'i, today. The'bourgeoisie desire allied in- tervention.: The British with- drawal from north Russia means eventually German domination especially since Germany has tost her overseas colonies the' only road, left her is east- ward. DENJKINE'S FORCES CAPTURE BERISLAV LONDON, Aug. commander of-the anti-Bol- shevik forces in south has captured the towri of Berislav, on the Dneiper river, in the govern- ment of Kherson, according to a dispatch today from Tegenored, in the Don Cossack territory on the Sea of Aiof. NEW GOVERNMENT WILL UNITE WITH KOLCHAK Aug. Renter's learns that the newly estab llshed northwest Russian government will shortly issue a declaration of It; policy containing the following priu i-iples: The government wiH Be formed in agreement with tlio views of repres cntatives of the allies and will be un- iled with Ihe government o! Kolchak. -.It declares its decision to carry on war against Bolshevism. Complete j equality is granted to all citizens wilh civil liberties guaranteed. The new I constituent assembly is to be courok- ed immediately. Different I ties are lo form part ot a "United Rus- sia oh federative or autonomous basis. The adminislration of and 1 municipalities are to be organized on democratic principles. Tho agrarian mieslioa is lo bu solved by the con- stituents, until then tlio land is to re- main in the hands of the- rural pop- ilation. An S-hour working day. gov- ernment control over production and regulations tor safeguarding labor "are lo be introduced by Ihe new govern- ment. Former Refuses To Accept Peace Treaty Division of jiiinal and Temesvar SERBIAN ARMY IS 11EING MOBILIZED PARIS, Aug. Tlie Hungarian cabinet has re- fused lo accepl ,lhe decision of flic peace conference relative In the division of Banal and Tem- csvar between Kumania ami Serbia, according lo flic Echo de Paris, which ftdds lhat Serbia is i-eporlcd to he considering the general mobilization of het- RUMANIANS IGNORE ALLIED WARNING force? were still requisitioning goods at Hildapest on Sunday and paying no attention to the werning from supreme council, according lo ariv reaching the council this rilornlns TAMBOV CAPTURED LONDON, .Aug. A tuo c Billing to make loans JUjjthc prov- 5-ciocic SadinUy night .and lhat luce in order to carry oul me IrrlKa lion schemes. He also Intimated that it was possible tho irrigalion projects might turn out to be so extensive thai it would be necessary for Ihe whole counlry lo assist. Alter the luncheon, iluSgheu conferred wilh Ibe deputation.' ap- poinled by Ihe Weslern Canada Irri- galion Association. He got Inlo inti- mate touch wilh the situation 'o S process of forming a now cabinet had been be sun. Bolshevik uranmnrs Ihe Feidll, would bo minister of military; report received here by wire- less claims that iho Bolshevik! have occupied Tambov and recaptured Kamyshin! on important shipbuilding town On the Volga river southwest ot rlieon WRS liCKl al l.W, uuinifi- iuuit lyuv.i .i.i" ?oo.n of the Cosmopolitan hotel being ing information from all the raembcrs crowded tfitn leading clthcns oi i ot the acpiualipn: He showed a keen Medicine Hat ami Borne vigors. 1 interest in mailers that was a sat s- 1 nlaf tllr Among tho outsiilers present at Ihe funclion were H. W. Wood, rresldenl it Ihe U.l'.A.; A. Bucliauan: M.I1., I ethbridgf. >Yank Lefflngwell, M.P.P., Warner; K. F. Drake, director ot tho reclamation service, Ottawa; Wni. Pearce, Calgary; S. J. Shepherd, Leth- brMge; John PoweUon, Raymond; Ed- Foster, of dl- faction lo interviewers. Lalcr in the alternoon he motored out to Ronalane to see Iho wonderfully developed irri- gated farm lucre, lie rcmainerl over night al Ihis farm and proceeds in the morning to Olelchen In order to have a coniplclo knowledge of Ihe Canada Land rvnd Irrigation undertaking. From GleMien he goes inlo commerce, while former Premier Pcidll woulri be minister of food. Karl Paver, minister of homo a gal rs in the government, is dosignated as rulnister ot labor in tho reconstructed ministry, and Count Grany as minister of foreign affairs. The other places .in tho cabinet have not been filled. ARCHDUKE JOSEPH .._ STILL IN POWER PARIS, Aug. re- ceived by the supreme council show lhat Archduke Joseph was still in power in Hungary on Saturday, but it is- indicated thai his resignation is expected soon. UKRAINIANS GET POLES tfftrd Foster, Ol n-naiaiiu, ui- tlt. rector ot Ihe Canada Land and Monday there. mission here-has received a message from Gen. Petlura, daleil August 20, saying the towns of Rovno, Unbno and Zhitomoir have been handed over by the Poles lo the Ukrainians by ar- rangement. The message adds Inat the peasants everywhere are rising on bEhalFlit the independence ot Ukraine. All, national forces International Air Race UnderWay That is Report From Dislrict 18 Given Out By Labor Department OTTAWA, Auj. The num- bi-.ref In dlilrlct 18 umbrae-, inn the in the vlclnlly of B.C., and Edmonton, Alia., which have resumed work, is grad- increallna. The tateU report received by the minister of labor It to the effect that 31 of the lead- Ing minM, reprSMntlns 60 per of the total output, art In operation." M tame time officials of United Mine Atsoclatjon have- experiencing consider- ble eopbtilion from' advocates of the Big Union Idea. Accord- ing to the op- position' to be decreasing. Hort. 0. D. Robertion, minister ef libor, KM returned from of the dlf- From Tor onto TORONTO, Aug. Airplane race started at No. 51 Awiy TORONTO, Aug. the Oriolo, piloted hy Roland Jlolfe, circled tho exhibition grounds ami got at 12.60. No. 65, Ihe C.H.-5 over Sergt. 'Cooma, wis leaving nl No. 51, Ihe Oriolo machine, Pilot Ro From New York MINTEOLA, N.Y., Aug. The In lernatloiml aerial derby from New York.lo Toronlo and rolurn slarleii from Roosevelt Meld al p.m. lo day. The .'irst pilot lo get away was Lieut. P. II. Logan in a Leo Per ma- chine wilh Sergt. Shackletord as nnv- Maior-Ocn. Charles T. Mc-nohpr chief of tbp air force; of Iho VJnllcd S'.alcs, dropped a handkerchief as a tor Losan to str.rl nfter a five Ho delay rcsulling from unfa vnr- land Holfe, U'rncd lurllo in laking off. weather conditions. The start N'o one was hurt, Irat the start of all org [r0ni the United Stales, numbered competitors was in consequence nearly SO. second aviator lo lake Ilie air BULLETINS TREATY TO AUSTRIA SOON -PARIS, Aug. treaty wilh Austria will be considered by the supreme council this afternoon and probably be handed to the Austrian delegation tomorrow. Five dayi will be given for con- sideration, unless the ask for a longer delay. MORE RAILWAY MEN' ON STRIKE IN STATES LOS ANOB1.ES, Calif., Aug. 25. 730 o'clock this morning a large part of the men em- ployed in tho Southern Pacific Railway shops hero joined the- strike of trainmen and started a parade through Ihe business dis- trict of Iho city. Hallway officials Snid Hicy could not tell for an hour or more whclher all the men had left or whether a portion had remained Ihe message asserls. GERMANS NOT LEAVING COURLAMD STOCKHOLM, Aug. are jkruuiy- i.ufc.u..... iV i ml ted'on a. democrat ic and anli-uol- hevifc basis. "Wo have excellent relalions witli lie enlenle, while pur neighbors, par- So Senator Robertson Tells fhc Veterans at Board Effective MONTREAL, Aug. the commission, to investigate .profiteer- ing and enforce the remedy at- once was having a salutory effect; long'be- fore it got to work in preventing the Further inflation of prices, was what Senator Robertson, minister, of labor, told an audience composed ot return- ed soldicrj belonging to "the" Canadian Federation of Soldiers and Sailors Saturday niglit at the Edinburgh Cato a dinner lendered'Ihe .federal rain istcr, which Mr. Bernard Hose; toast master, lermed "Ihe greatest blow lha nolshevism propaganda had hail in Canada to date." II was a trunk lalk.lo the men In their capacities-of-working- men and unionists. The minister urg- BER11N 'lus Prince Bernard on former Herman chance; or, has in a rather belated manner, ntered Ihe list ot those malting rcscr ations concerning the outbreak ot war bs writing T letter to the 6'rem denblatt of -Hamburg regarding the latement made Dr Belhmann- lollweg chancellor in 1014 that the declaration of. .war was incwtab'e le Princo von Buelow, skelche- h.s oii'g years aa chancellor, tell- how I o ,-as able to avoid "war and ndmits tnat peace desired b, Dr Belhmann Hollweg, who, he liovvvcr, "larl political arL" "During the grave weeks before, the war" writes Prince llue'ow, 'set wr ious diplomalic and political were made by Germam s polllua leaders, which were unjiutly lo the pepole's responsibility." he enlenle wmie our _ IfcTrSy the Rumanians, ,re hostile, cd lhat ll.ey-spread unilyamn Ger man Iropps in Courland have not evacuated that country, according to reports from ileUlngtors. .On the conlrary, ihey are-preparing an of- lensive from there agalnsl Ihe viki and iiro-Bringing consirjerasle bodies ot Russian prisoners from Ger- manylii order lhat they shall partici- pateIn tlio proposed atlack; ISSUE RIBBONS LONDON', Aug. (Correspondent ot 'the rlred anrl filly milos ot hun oreti aiin medal ribbons arc to ho Issued lo Iho men and women entitled lo tbcso dec aycd, No.'ft7, Schrooiiur, lefl al 1.02 Capl. James FonlCj who Is cur No. Cl, tJhambors, left al o'lng a massage tron No: 52! Acosta, left at 1.00 p.ni- 1X0. 02, Srjilller, left nl l.U.p.nt. Coomt Led at Buffalo N.Y., Aug. Cooras first to arrive at Corliss Field on Ihe Niagara boule- vard here. Ho landed al 1.25 p.m. One minute Holand HolfO land- ed, and he was followed at 1.31 p.m. by Major and at 1.32 by Capl. II. W.. Cook. Molfe reported running Inlo Iwo storms over Lako Erio and cncoHnl- ercd a 125-mllo gale. II was raining Hie avfiilorit landed hero. It o( Iho 16 filers who left a massage from President Wll son lo the Prince ot Wales. He tett the al 2 the olher ma.chincs 'ollowcd al live minnle inlervals. Dehaviland Starts POliQIlKBEPSia N. Y., Aug. The Itrst airplane in tho New York Toronlo raco passed over this city northward at o'clock. It was o Dehaviland. jard wliei Al I'M, orillons through recent edicts of Iho Toronlo 'had lanclcd ,nl Ciirilss field unionists, wilh Iho golden rnle as Ihe theme, and as Ihe watchword for all. both capital aud labor that. It-was only by using, such Ideas that Canada-'.could be brought through- the .crisis It-jwas now facing. To the labor he sairi. legal means had been found ot settling tlieir dlraculliBs, the- Indus- trial Investigation act, and lhat an illegal strike would never succeed. He Ibat out ot the 83 boards, of arhi Iralion appointed by the federal gov crnment under the act from Jaiiuar} 1. 101S, to August 1, ,taree strikes Acsulted BELGIANS TAKE OVER' MALMEDY FROM HUNS PAH13, Aug. au- thorities today took plficlal pos- session ot the Mat- _- uiaiuyfc.yi mcdy, which was ceded lo Bel-. LONDON. -Aug. ;_, Germany, under Aril- Tlie board of Iradc, in explaining (rial American at Syracuse SYRACUSE, N. Y., Aug., 25. The lhat al its meeting the not, upholding tbe opinions advanced Iho military element in the eov- crnraent, decided to Insist upon Ilia exclusion of Manchuria and Mongolia for tho consertium by which Great Britain, France, tho United States profiteering Indicates that will be a centra! Investigation by n A e cenlrai committee into tho cost and profits ot prodccfloh and ot goods, also a local investlgalion by a committee lo appeal to ;i Ulbnna! into comploinls ql Ihe gen !eral public'concerning prices charged land profils made in the railway dis 'trlbullon of Ixical anlhorities Ihe option of establishing" n local committee. All, coraintltee's. and tribunals established i act wlll'advise nol lo lake! The new La France fire engine. Inch Is the latest ot the :iy fire .department, arrived m In' Ity Ibis morning, In b> Lnler. lardy from Calgary The Journey oc upie'd eight hours Tho "'engine Is the lalest ot the La type. H is similar to the La in possession ot the Sire bri- contains in addillon to Us equipment a 60-galion chemical lank t has a pumping capacity of 1000 gal-1 on s per minute. HONDURAN REBELS DEFEATED SAN SALVADOR, Aug. Honduran revolutionary have been defMled irattend with a loss of many killed, wound- ed and musing by government troops In the neighborhood of Santa Rosa, near the Guatimalan to an official Hondiiran dispatch. (Continued on Pitgo live.) all-American pathfinder in Iho Inter national handicap rind speed tlighl through (he air between New York rind Toronto arrived at 1 o'clock. Itc is C. J. Jones, piloting Iho A CurilSJ plane-. Footo First at Albany ALBANY, X. Y., Aug. Capl and Japan a dominant n a position in tlio .finances of China. It l-i said that negotiations will bo re- siimcd with tlio powers on that basis. Foejile was Ihe first of tho interna llonal derby Hiera to roach Albany U landed sately at p.m. Another Nail ?Jh O.B.U. Coffin U.M.W. of A, takes Over Books un, action !.vMcn .will .litmper or .restrict cglilnuic commercial enterprise. pbLfCE SILESIA de- clined to invite' allied troops to police Silesia, but they have Ihal right under the slipualles that they aro to safeguard ttio jlsbisclle there Tho Sllesfan Bituaflolj is unsatisfactory and tho Germans; are reported to 113 bringing' about a recrudescence of Itio recent in that prov incc, CALGARY, Aug. This morn-. Ina the books, papers the property of the International Mine Workers .of pa- triot 18, now In the 6f Ed ncretary .ef.the'lnterni- tlonal here, will be handed over to r. Caddy and fThls I'll ap- parently the last In the connection of Ed Browne with. the United Mine Workeri, and, though he will retain the prewnt office In the Beveridge Block' until the end of the Mr. Browne that Iho books have Seen audited before bcms handed over arid all are In .hfp.h.pt ord.r. The three International are leaving the dUtrlct at the end to attend the co-w.n tlon at Cleveland, Ohio, "expected that be from Dirtrlet if It "can be arranged for. The International men are now quite confident that the dlitrlol will settle dewri under the, 1 wlno of the U.M.W, of'A. in of th'e statements Big Union men that they itllf nave a firm footins In ihejfl ;