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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUMK XIU. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 1920 MINNEAPOLIS COP IS SHOT BY AUTO THUGS Eugene Ltroy, Wanted in De- troit Trunk Mystery A rrest- ed on British Freighter WILL BE BROUGHT BACK TO NEW YORK MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. Pa- trolman Frank Hallet was shot and Instantly killed at 2 o'clock this morning when four men [n an auto, which he and two other offi- cers stoppeij, opened fife. The officers were "hunting for auto thieves and had stopped.the car to the occupants. The two remaining officers gave chase but the police car was outdistanc- ed. NORTHERN 'BOLSHEVIK ARMY EpEGOTIATING SURRENDER TO POLES Little Kessler Boy Is Killed; Team Runs Away RIO JANEIRO, Aug. gene Leroy, wanted by the police of, Detroit, .Mich., In connection with the" mUrder of a woman sup- posed io be his' wife, was arrest- ed on board the British freighter Dry which arriVed here late yesterday afternoon: Lcroy was a'member of the crew. The. ship will later-proceed, lo Buengs Ay res, and from, that port .wilj sail for New York where Le- roy vylll be turned over to officers from Detroit ARRESTED BY WIRELESS NEW Aug. British freighter Dryden, upon which Eugene Leroy was arrest- ed yesterday al Rip Janeiro tn conriecllon .with the trunk mys- tery, sailed froVn New, York Au- gusi 3, ten days after the body of his supposed wife was found med In a trunk In a local ware- "hoUse. The authorities learned a week after the .Dryden sailed that a man answering Leroy's descrip- tion was on board and the freight- er's captain was requested by vvlreless to hold the suspect for the Rio Janeiro pojlce. Detroit Police Not Informed Aug..: Tiero had no Information concerning the ar- rest ol Eugene Leroy, eicepl. lhat fur- nished In Associated Press dlspaLches. Detective Inspector, jvhcr fa In charge of the case here, tUled tliaL detectives and" persons capable ol 'identifying -Leroy would be sent lo ttfh Dryden. upon its -return'-there: Child ia.Thrown From Wagon and Sad Fatality is Ihe Result PonziMayBeAble T n r i tents On Every Dollar VYiiFace, .the little and one-half year old son of Elmer and Florence Kessler of New Day- ton was Instantly killed on Tues- day forenoon at the Kessler ranch when the team on a bundle wagon on which the child wat riding with .his uncle, De Vore Kessler, ran away, throwing both occupants out. i The accident occurred about The boy, ae was his cus- tom, was In the Held with the men, and was riding the wagon. In some way the team became fright- ened with the above sad result. De Vore Kessler was also Injured and is confined to MB bed today. The Keesler family is well known In Lelhbrldge- and New Dayton, and the little fellow was a general favorite. The funeral Is being held thjs afternoon from FetterlyV parlors at BOLSHEVIK SOLDIERS CAPTURED BY POLES First photograph, .to reach thia country showing Bolshevik soldiers lured by Ihe Poles. The defenders arc now reported taking many Red prisoners Dear Warsaw. LeckieWillBe Pilot on Right Across Canada Expect Trip }Vill Take Between 45 and Sea- Plane POLES FLATLY PEACEiERMS Will Accept Only One Russian Demand-To Demobilize, I: Soviets; Will Undertake To Do Per- mil of Introduction of No.BblShevik. Ideaa. Gct-Kich-Quich Artist Snys (a Meet All He Aug. payment of less than. 60 cents on the dollar to Ihe creditors ol Charles gct-rlch- quick If official estimates of his liabilities arc correct, was indicat- ed by hlg.Blate'mcnl oE assets lo the receiver yesterday. 4 I Assuring the that Jie bad disclosed all he-kneiv, Fonzi told of assets which Robert, C. Dodge, counsel for the receivers, declared "not Tvorth anywhere near S3.- j The estimate of hfa j liabilities, made aiter an andlt of-his j accounts, "slanda at Ponzi! I said he thought In error- Ho I claimed that lie was solvent and had nearly four millions .of assets to meet OTTAWA, Aug. Canadian no definite choice has been .made-, ;it Is practically certain the first trans CaLada flight to ho attempted next month under the aus- pices of Lho Canada- Air Board, will see Col. Robert woo is at pres- ent superintending the certificate branch ot thejC.' as pilot. Col. LccliiGthas already'marie several note- worthy flights, -fcoth by airplane and seaplane. It IE understood that the first-liBlf of the trip, aa far as Win- nipeg, will-he made 'by seaplane, and the latter half, from tho prairie melro- The flight, It is calculated, also compels Iho airman lo go approxl- nidtcly 400 miles out of hi9 wajr, ns the {crow (lies. But for-this fact, it is figured Iho trip.could be made in forty hours.s The expectation now is that it'will lako between 45 and 50 ho lire. LONDON, Aug: Imrr.edlate rupture 6f the Russo-Polish peace negotiations at Minsk will result if ihe adhere to their demand for 'withdrawal the main Russian .terms, says a message received here today from George Tchitcheririj the Russian soviet Mon- day at Moscow. uarter Million BoLshies Used in Drive on.Warsaw Utterly Half Cap- tured or Otherwise Acceunted Crossing into East Prussia. PARIS, Aug. ons loolciiig to. lliel surrender o Ihe Poles have been begun by he northern Russian Bolshevik rmy, according to: a Vienna ispalch' received here. Latest nforinalion from Warsaw indi- ales tlie advance of Ihe Polish .riiiics. continues rapidly anc hat Ihe Bolshevik seem anxious mly to lose conlact with the 'qles.. The number.'of prison- ers captured is said to approxi- mately sixty thousand. Poles Tata Kelno WARSAW, Aug. an Inl rUni towii hear Ihe East Prussian, robtler north of Lomza, has been akcn by Polish forces" which baye jeen sweeping rapidly northward In mrsult of the retiring More than prisoners who were cut ott from the main hody ot the IT. JOHN LIBERALS NOT DECIDED AS YET TO OPPOSE WIGMORE ST. JOHN', N. n., AUE- St. lohn county Liberal executive, ad- oumcd last evening without ng a dctlslon jegardlng lha proposal o .nominate a candidate to oppose Ion. n. w. recently ap- pointed minister ot customs, A similar meeting was held r'riday without result. HEADWAY Instructions Being Sent Out To Returning Officers in Alberta NOT LIKE Premier Martin of ewan Says Union Saskatch- Liberals Will Not Support it s SAYS CROP LARGER THAN WAS EXPECTEr ONLY ONE QUESTION PAPER soviet army .bis region. have been captured in. Reports Irom various 'ronts, particularly the northern secv tors, Indlcato the Bolshevik .arc. de- moralized anil fleeing every where In great disorder. Bolchies Shot to Pieces General Solnokpwskl, minister of war, has issued a statement to Polish OTTAWA, Aug. (Canadian Instructions for Ihe pro- hibition veto In Alberta are going for- ward from the. chief, electoral office today and those for the remaining three provinces, Saskatchewan, Man- itoba and Nova Scotia, in which the votes are to be held on October 25, nest, will follow during the week. The procedure of Dominion Elections Act Is to he followed wilh modifications and very complete in- structions haVe been issued for all election officers, for each of whom a diary or duties has been prepared which will make It very simple tor them lo follow the proper procedure. Tlie most important changes In the act which are mado necessary by newspapers, declaring that the soviet the difference in..the nature of the armies have teen decisively beatonj question lo. lie -voted on are in regard everywhere, adding that of fo tho [arm of "Soviet he Is quoted as "can not abandon its. point of view upon the question of Polish dis- armament until Poland proves she is acting as.a sovereign slate." 'Regarding Ihe position taken by tho Bolshevik the- message the Poles had maintained their attitude, und that at tho next meeting the de: tailed Russian reply would he receiv- ed. "We shall, send the mlnules of Ihe it. continued. "A courier from Warsaw has passed-the lines and has boarded a railway train for this Ily." Tho foreign .office nnnounceuienl aid the soviet delegates are conlinu- ng lo put difficulties in the way.of 'ollsh communications with Warsaw. I his liabilities j ooor which he set at BIG BOOZE SEIZURE PniNCB nUPBRT, Aug. of liquor, said lo be val- ued at eldso lo J200.000, lias sriz. cd here by police officers, and Ibe police have'taken charge of. Ihe ware- houses1 of Jack Miller and Klicr, LJos- ner. Afcout twelve persons are de- rlared to be implicated. MONCTON, N. B., COUNTY FARMERS TO ORGANIZE FOR POLITICAL FIGHT 1 X. Aug. L'aldwell, M. P. for Carlelon-Vlclorla, .1. If. Pratl of the U. P. O. council of agriculture 'and F. C. Wokca, rcpre scntlng the United Farmers Co-Opera, {live company'of Ontario and. others addressed a meeting In the Interests of tho United Farmers last night. About 200 were present- A commmll tee was appointed to proceed with or- ganization In this county. Methods of co-opGratlon vwas Iho principal auh- icrt discussed. A fund was started for. carrying work of. Ihe or. ganlzatlon. Renewed in Belfast; M'Sweeney is Likely to Die BELFAST, Aug. was renewed here today. A rrowd Irifid to ruah St. Matthew's Catholic cliurcli 1b lload, and wns fired upron by the military. Last Sacrament for MacSweeney LONDON, Mac Sweeney, lord mayor of Cork, who lias been on a hunger.Blrlkc In prison hare telng removed lo this city from Cork, aod whose condition has given j-lao to gravo apprehensions, wns still conscious this morning. Apparently, cdndllfon was considered Father Domlnlck, hla pri- vate chaplain, administered the last eacrament.'' Must Uphold Ihe Law I LUCEHNB, Aug. Lloyd George declared ho regretted Mac- had decided to Elarvo self, tut Enid If he wore rclcaacd then all Ihu hunger strikers would have I lo -be released. I "Tho law which Is a rcspector of persons Is no Mr. Lloyd alatemenl continued. "If tho .cabinet, therefore, departed from Its docijlon, H cpmplclo. breakdown of the whole.machinery ot law and gov- rrnmrnl in. Irpland Inevitably would follow." "Thn release some weeks OEO ol hunger strikers In Ireland wan follow, cd mi outburst of murder nnd out- rages." Tho premier cited Hie crime lor which Lord Mayor MacSweeney was convicted and said It Indicated ho wa.s "concerned In a conspiracy ngainst llio constabulary, who aro defenders of order In Mr. Lloyd George declared it was the government's duly lo protect, (hcao brave men. lie concluded: "i may that every Invltntioii to discuss with Ihose who nr6 for Ihe momeni llic Bpokesmcn for Irish Nnllonallsm a peaceful seltlemcnl of Ireland, ha boon spurned by thorn. The latest of fer the government tnado In parlla mcnt on Ihe dato ot Us adjournment has teen scornfully rejected by their leaders and we havo been driven to figlit ngalnsl tlio claim for complete secession of Ireland, norlh nnd south, from the llrllish Empire. This ctnlm we cnn never recoEntoo." LONDON, Aug. reply o. the peace lerms presonlcd by Ihe nussian sovlel delegallon at Minsk amounts to a flat rejection, Bays the Manchester Guardian's Minsk corre- spondent in a wireless dUpatch filed lhat cily on Monday. "Out of the 16 IlllEslan hrj continues, "only one, that relating demobilization, Is accepted, and that only on condition that Russia will .ake a similar lo say, sfjt must demobilize at the caino time Poland disbands her forces." The terms regarding disarmament, tlie closing cf munitions plants.and Iho delivery ot munitions to Ituasitf by Poland aro Indignantly rebooted and Ilolshcvik Terms regarding n .Polish workers' mililia and control by tho ssians ot the railway from Dlaly- stok southward, are declared beyond (liscutslon. The boundary lino be Iwoer. I'olantl and Russia as laid down! by TCprl Curzcm. secretary for j foreign affairs, is declared unacccpt- as it Involves n third partition of Poland. Denicinrla for dlslrluuliui' of land to Polish victims of war uml Ihe re- turn of entile and horses driven nwa'y Polish land owners from While Hiithcnla hnd Lilhnania arc rejected as Interfering with the imcrnal affairs of Poland and a.violallon of Polish sovereignly. Oilier-terms nro rejected without qualification anil Poland demands a line oC demarcation between Polish and Ilussian territory 'based on stra- tegic considerations and the idea of butler states. Bolshits Still Confident Aug. viclor- es over soviet armies which invaded Poland apparently havo', nol adecled the Dol6li5vik delegates al the peace conference -being held lu.-Minsk. A wireless dispatch received from Minsk yslerday by 'Foreign Minister Sapicha asserted: "The Bolshevik at today's meeting conllnucd to retain their sureness ot manner." The message today declared, ac- cording to the foreign office announce- that M. DanishovBky, chief of the soviet delegation In his provision- al reply lo the Polish representatives' larntions, said among other things, "the Polish Is guarded by Franco as depart of the general front against soviet Russia." SUGAR BEGINS TO v SLUMP IN TORONTO ff TORONTO, Aug. Is being sold by one large do- jiartmcnt store. In this city nt, '23 cents a pound. The average. rrlnll price of here Is 24 4 cents, but a number of grocers arc asking 25 cents a pound, It Is paid there Is plenty of Bifgr.r In Toronto at present and Rome wholcsrtlcrs and retailers aro beginning (o unload their slocks. 4, A A A A Montana Primary Results HELENA, On the face of returns from yester- day's primary election gathered from 111 precincts from 23 coim- ties. In various sections of Mon- tana, former United States Sen- ator Joseph M. Dlxon was leading Harry L. Wilson of Billings, his nearest opponents for. the Repub- lican nomination for governor, by more than GOO votes, The vote slood: Dixon, Wilson, Ford, Hin- ging 195; Clinton, 185; Slaylon, 120. Tlio Democratic Results HELENA, Jlont., Aug. man John Kvims, leading his threo op- rninents for Iho Democratic nomina- tion for congress from tho first Mon- tana district on the face nf returns received last night, dropped into third place early todny when roturns from Bolshevik troops participating in the offensive for the' capture ot Warsaw, more than have bcen'accounted for, and that nearly all otter detach- ments have been 'shot to pieces. He estimates the. number of prisoners at fifty thousand and the number of other Uolshevlk casualties at forty thousand. Military observers assert the Polish victory and the successes In the cam- paign now being carried out, form one ot tlie most Interesting military stragcllcal problems of recent years. Trying to Escape Two Cossack regiments havo cross- ed Into East Prussia northwest ot to escape capture, according to an announcement by military authori- ties and there arc indications that soviet infantry, units numbering many thousands of men have also taken flight across the frontier at various points. The remnants ol tho fourth Bolshevik army Is surrounded near Mlaiva and while disorganized, Is en- dcavoring.lo fight Its way eastward. It attacked a Polish Siberian brigade near Chorzcle, about 20 miles north of election ai Przasnrsz, mil was repulsed', losing beticai on many prisoners. What Poles May Do PAHIS, Aug. French for- eign office announced to'day that tho French government was in entire ac- cord with the United Stales gove.m- mcnt that llio Polish armies should remain within Poland's natural fron- tiers. It was added that the definite ethnographic frontiers were not yet determined. ment ot agents. Appointment of Agents Agents at elections arc appointed by'the candidates. .For the purpose of the prnhlblllon ,vo_le they are lo be appointed by thp rolurrrihg offlEer on October 21 and provision Is made thai each person appointed shall, before appointment, make affidavit showing on .vhich side his sympathies lie. The Ballot Form---- Thp ballot follows, as closely as possible, the form prescribed by tho Dominion Elections AcL H contains white spaces In one or other of which a cross is to bo placed.' Each of thp white spaces printed In jt the question to be .voted fixed by parliament; namely, "Snail the Im- portation or bringing of intoxicating liquors Inlo the proY'Iuco. be- forbid- s In one of tho while spaces the ques- tion is followed by the word "No" and in the other by the word "Yes." On the ballot ana In RU the and instr.licllons the.rule laid down by the cl with regard to the alpha- irder has been forwarded Ihus: "Affirmative" and "Negative." and "For'1 and "No" and Yes" appear In that order. A hook containing the Dominion OTTAWA. Aug. the wesl'will be larger tlian'antic'pul ed." said. lion. Wm. Martin, premU'. of Saskatchewan, who'.is.iu the .1-1.1) today to 'attend to sp'mc' prpvinci.-y- busiusss. v 'V In Saskatchewan yield of bushclsV.and-Nlani toua will have as' largo V'cro'p'Bs lea f 000 bushels.. The [arnieriT.ara all IJQST now and they have not much time..Jr think about politics." "M'hat Is 'tho consensus ofj.opmiQL, regarding the .new IK'. was aakc-d. '_' replied 'are very largely opposed io ent government's slalemcnt of policy loth Inside and outsldu-tlie house. UL .he queatton.of _' Premier Martin said that the'e'reil' majority ot Liberals who suupurter- Unlon government will nol- supplf the present Eovernment at Ottawa v 'They supported Union government' for the period ot the he-added" "and werf led'to believe that" Ihlr--. government was elected only for p'eriod ot the war. They did not to these men to form-a new parly.. For that reason they sympailiy with the altenipt lo crate the old Tory party." Mr.- Martin said lhat> Ihe opinion was that the government hair no mandate and lhat they ought-19. go lo the people. JOHN DOUGHTY IS REPORTED ARRESTED TORONTO, Aug. Toronto World Ibis morning publishes the fol lowing special cable dated yesterday: Irom London, "It has been reported here tonight that John Doughty, former secretary to Ambrose'Small, the Toronto mil- lionaire. 1ms been arrested In the south of France." No confirmation o! Doughly'9 ar- rest lias ns ycl licen made by Iho To- ronto police. Elections Act wllh. the fiistructious for election officers, tlie form of ballot and other documents can now be ou- talned on application to the king's printer. I DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE WILL MAKE TOUR OTTAWA, Aug. Excellency the Duke of Devonshire, accompanied by Iho duchess and other members of the vjce-regnl family, will 01- Inwa about September 7 for an extend ed trip. This trip, It Is will ho similar lo Ihe ono undertaken ijy his excellency last year. Quebec Will Get Match Factory Amalgamation of British-Mutch" Interests Results .in Industry for Canada. MONTHBAL, Aug. tho ineiliuin of a Canadian associate coni- pany, the enterprise of a recent uniHl- gamatlon ol four Urllish match manu- facturing firms will build a large mill- in this province and install a match manufacturing plant at an investment of This given out yesterday by Sir Alexander MaGulrc, the chairman of .the British.' amalgamation, who has lieell investl-. eatiug condilipns here for several _ weeks. The management of the Dominion branch of the industry IE to be in the hands of a directorate of 12, Hix Caria-' dinns and six Rrillsh, Sir- Ixjmet N Goiiin nnd George Chahoon, president of Ihe are the first two to ,ne mentioned from this' side. CARDIFF IN THROES OF MUNICIPAL STRIKE LONDON. Aug, As- sociated is In tlic- throes of a municipal strike. The cemetery workers affected and mourners have had to dig graven for Ihclr dead themselves. forty-four prcr county gave Tl In Silver Bow Thomns J. Walker and Tlurloii Watson. Ihe laltcr carrying Ihe endorsement of tlip N'atloital Non- ParMpan league, a bfg vote trver Iho Incumhent. On incomplete from precincts, Walker had voles kiid Watson 1.0S7 lo Congrcisa- man Evans' Sirs. II. C. Mc- Tlonald was fourth will' In thn second ril.Ktrlct.tho race for tho Democratic nomination liad re- solved'Itself Inlo a close contest be. twcen ,1. T. Carroll with votes. Mr. McOustcr llio Non Innnrn wllh WILL HOLD INQUIRY INTO SINKING OF THE SUPERIOR CITY UUUITtl, Minn.. Aug. pre- liminary Inquiry iiilo Iho sinking of the steamer Superior City, following a collision with llic steamer Willis Kind In 1-o.kc .Superior last week, wns helil here yesterday. Twenty eigbl lives were lost in Iho accident. Cnfit. T. Sullivan, federal inspect- or, was in charge of tile Investiga- tion- Officials refused (o give out any Information regarding the Inmi'iry, which was secret, nnd memhcra ot (lie crow nssombled here reported Hint they had been warned not to divulge any of llio details. METHODIST MISSION FUNDS INCREASE TORONTO, a mil- lion dollars has been contributed ilur Ing the pa 3 has been si 12 riion ilhs lo MclhodlBt missions In Canada as announced by the Methodist mission board here yes terdny. This la a 'net Increase o Ulstermen Moderate at Dublin Conference; Peace Is Possibility DIJIIM.N. Aug. sug., gesliiiR n truce Ijelivccu' opposing Irish factions and declaring II wat; possible for the British Rovernment o secure peace in Ireland by an Im- mediate nml binding offer o( full na- tional self.goveniinc.iil, to 4jo accept- cd or rejected by specially cleclcd rcprcscnlatl7C3 of tbc people of Ire- land, wcro passed late ye.stcrdaj- at Ihe conference of Irish moderates. The meeting was marked ncry oratory on the part of several speakers but tliero was no disorder. The only speech from the Ulstcrmcn was made by the Earl of Shaftcabury, did mucli toward iiulellng the confcrenco before Iho noon recess, when feeling was shown by many present. Tho afternoon session wa3 opened 'by Sir Horncn Flunkctt, ctialr man ot the Dublin convention, who about sixteen thousand' dollars over plainly stated ho had no deanlle plan Iho conlrlb.ulloti8 last year. for dominion liomo rule, tut sought to organize a movement lo togclh- c.tlreniisls on bolh sides. He paid tribute lo tho "Sinn Fein for bavins done much for Eelf government in Ire- but said that while clrcum- sUuccs cucnpellcd Ihe Sinn lo csercise authorily they must lually accept a compromise. Pray for Hunger Strikers COltK, Aug. In com- mercial houses and factories were halted between and noon on Tuesday while the workers allcmleU mass. This action was Ukcn-under the the Joint labor nnd civic council of tction, who dcclnrc-d Us vurposn was "to show lha( thorn aro powers greater than purely physical ones." Tho prayers of'the multitude, continued Ihe appeal of Ibe council, "will rlso lo heaven to give succor lo those suffering, la British dungeons." The churches wore tin- able (o accommodate- the throngs.6i ;