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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR TO ALL VOLUME Kill. FOURTEEN PAGES LETHBR1DOE, ALBEP.TA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31. 1919 FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER 17 ;is in Germany When War Uegnn and She Had-Thrill- ing. Experience Nobleford Sells at ac. Unprecedented Price for Dry Laud in Southern "Albeila Established When Farmer of 10 Years' Experience in This Section Pays Century Mark for Land With- out Any Buildings. SIR ADAM BECK SERIOUSLY ILL LOXnO.Y, IJec. Arfani v v Beck Is seriously ill at a nurs- vi ing bonie here. He became 111 j during his recent voyage, jmcu- v monta developing, and lie Is v now approaching ILo crisis. Lady HecTc, ivlio la with her husband, said lie came orer ou n surprise Christmas visit. v IS GRADUATE OF ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY Startling figures paid the past cetcon for Irrigated land In IMi tectlon, but none so tUrt- llng and ihowing so well tht con- fidence of actual farmers, In Tice of two dry yean, ?.a that re- ported from Noble lord today which telli of the sale by th- Nobtcford Found-Uon, Ltd., of 640 acres milts west of Nobltford at unpreccdentod figure of IOT per acre. The purchaser In this deal waa W. LeRoy LuchU, who has farmed In the Nobletord J'3- for ten yean. He recently MACLEOD, was early In January. IS97, hi the city of Abur- Scotland, Hint n baby Girl first i-iut- lhe llfiht ol day, a who later In life mid early in tho war in I9H thr.isM. I.M> made a prlEDiier of war In Germany. Sho had attended thu fL'hooJs 'Aberdeen anil, having grad- u.ilcJ from was readj- to lake nji the study o' foreign whlcli she preferred, Ihcso being tho J Vouch nnd Gciuian. She crossed over fjflni England ;o Stadu. Germany, iv-ierc she could attend a. ladies' under German fcanliers, lu fact, living-with a German-family, as she dclcrmintd to tho language, rnijl" French teachers also laughL in lljR college. -Everything went "well n lew dflys, slin having nrrlrcrt in t'ac llr'iit week in August, 1914, und'tA-o wc2fcs after an officer called on her nnd told her she was a prisoner of as' Great 'Britain 'and Germany had declared war and she could not must uol leave the country- but .must report twice a She was the only Rrilish subject In UIB col- lo'sc.' She by. friends to cppeal lo the 'American consul'aL llan- uvaiy wLlch she did. Lut il ivas some v.tfeks bcforp she vras Bivfen-Q ivhcii she wan- lakcn pi" a' Irnln to U.inovtr'nntl after n't'edl Journey, ami many delays sbc will rtiicrs "ere lauilcd at Hashing Ilol- InrJ... AfiBr a dciay o; several days I U53- On the olber hand, Lord Dryce iiTmlitell lo go on board} admlla that the greater part of Inler- P stc.inirr and landed al I Asia Minor Is Inhabited by Mos- Knlhslcinc, nngJaiul Dnrintr all "llilsjlems, woo might desire to remain un- tlino she did iicl al :hc hands Ner a-Mohammedan dovemment. of the enemy. lier teachers screen-1 As regards Anaeala, Lord Bryce sold his original farm 12 miles west of Noble ford and considers that hts new farm holdings have been bought at a bargain. The land figuring In the deal Is a full section ot Ihe Grandvi'ew farm of tha Nobleford Foundation- Lid. On It there are no buildings or Improvements whatever, but It la all In a high slate of cultivation 160 acres being in vslnter rye and the remainder summer-raltowed for next spring's seeding. The deal was closed last Satur- day and was putithrough by the Harris-Noble Land Co. Viscount Bryce Still Hopes the United.- Stales Will Accept Mandate for Armenia LONDON. Dec. Bryce, In.a'i arllclo In the January number of tbc Contemporary Review, on the. set- tlement ot. Tinder no circumstances.'. Christian race'be allowed to remain this NO HERALD ON NEW YEAR'S DAY January Sixth Fixed as Day fcr Signing Protocol and Exchanging Ratifications With the Germans KILLED BY FOUR ACRES YIELDED May Be Delay as German Representatives Lack Full to Troops in Upper Silesia Must Get Out Before Plcbisr.ile is Appli- cation to Enter League of Nations. No Details As To Whether if is Others Killed Too Tomorrow being Xew Year's Day and a public holiday, the Herald will not be published. MOUMT CLEMEN'S. 31. -Itoalrlcc Vcster Vas surreh- lierert fo (he authorities here shortly before S o'clock lliis morning BERLIN, Dec. Re- gent. Alexander of Serbia and 26 others have been killed by an expfoslon of .dynamite, according .to a.Belgrade dispatch to IhE Lokal Anzelger. The cause of the expfoslon Is unknown, dispatch lays. More than yj pirsona were injured, her al! Uiey darcil Just alter war as shp .was marched with under Turklih rule. -He says :would mean -the.' eicluslon' of the -TurkS from CohsLantlaoiJle, which, far iplaceil in the countv bi, on from helDE a Moslem been Qt j. BrowD youSg millionaire. Tho girl, who stoutly her innocence, wag brought here In a axicab from DetroJl, wJjere she sjient Tuesday niehl, under guard of a Chi- cago newspaperman, who located her iltmday night nt Kalamizoo, and (Special to The Herald.) CRESTON, B.C., Dec. highest-priced csr of apples ever shipped from British Columbia was loaded here lasl week for the holiday trade' at Wfnnfpeg. It contained B40 toxcs of inm which netted the grower, clear of all selling expenses, These were of Ihe delicious var- Tety, and constituted two-fifths of LI 1C crop gathered From a acre tract of the R. J. Long or- chard. The total crop of the four acres was boxes, which fetched the. grower Slock (o be Put, on the Market Montreal Capitalists Heavily Interested PARIS, Dec. the supreme council today ilxed Jan. 6 as the date for signing the pro- tocol and exchanging ratifications of the German peace treaty, com- pile n lions are developing which, it is thought by some persons In 'council circles, may again cause postponement of the ceremony of putting the treaty Into effect. It has developed that the Ger- man technical experts who Are here to arrange the details con- nected with the plebiscites to bo held in territories which muti. de- Ci'rfe whether they desire Co be detached from Germany, do not appear to have full power to act, The signing of the protocol on Jan. 6, ;hereforer may depend on whether the Germans can iccure those powers immediately In or- der to complete the arrangements which it Is thought In council cir- cles ought to precede the exchange of ratifications, The council today agreed upon the reply to made to the note of the Swln government, applying for Switzerland's admiwlon to the league of natloni with reierva- tlons. The note InformiHhe SWIM authorities that .the council re- gards tha application as a quei- tlon for the league Itielf to upon when [t fi organlied. The fad that there are German troopt En SlleiTi, where a plebltcUe ii to be held. was brought to the attention of the council, which unanlmouiiy reached thi opinion that Germany should tw li.fonned that the trcopi had better be withdrawn. The attention of council tlio was colled to the fact that, Hun- garian troops continue to occupy a. part of western Hungary which wai given to Austria by the peace, (reaty. It fa prep and lo send million of allied there to supervise the withdrawal of thric forces. PRINCE OFF TO ANTIPODES, MARCH 1 Christian ercr since Ut capture In On Dec. prefer, red and the common stock of Canad'Jn Fur Auclion Sales company Lj. of Montreal, Umlteil, both of which are now Lelng underwritten, aie to be listed on the Montreal stock exchange. The Montreal Gazelle says: "It Is undcrsloDi that an offering1 is mado ol ctitnuladrc, slaking fund 7 per.cent, i preferred shares at a'pricc.' par', carrying "with' It 'a bonus .pt .35 per cent. IE common stock. "Associated in the enterprise, which Is-captta.ircd dlv- Queensland, Foi-merly a Labor j'dcfl equally into common and prefer- red stocfr, aro some of (he most Im- portanf Interesls" cngagcfl'ln Lho tur Iratle In Lhe "city; together -n-lth olhcr LONDOK. Dec. nv. Tlio Prince of Wales slorls liis Jour- noy lo Nciv Zealand and'Aus- tralia and Jadla, on ,'.March 1., He will be away until Christ- mas. "The great powers bare already rtc: Kalamazoo county deputy sheriff. olhers iiround Wib cily, w'icre she snw cjarcd and public opinion' ol Great (lie ciiiMren from five years and olfler'Urltain and the United Stales will carrying arma and oimnunltlon, load- i Insist that no shred or shadow of Ing these on trucks winch were sent Turtlsh rule" 'can be Buffered Lo con- to neadgnartnra for fliriribullon, and llnuo In Iho land Trhere that rule has every boy anil man anil wo-] been at fta worsl." man, was busy under the ordera from Lord Dryco then expresaea the ear- the kaiser. Flora E. HoMiuey was Iho I nest hopo that the United Slates will youus lady's name, and she no [yet accept tie mandate for Armenia. lima in securing a seat hi the Abcr-' tic en University, where Flic wna for- lunalo In having a real (lorrnan aa Icaclier or German. This man .was ti S1 pm MINIMUM QAI ARV naturalised Uritish subject. Slio nlso T MINIMUM SALARY hart ft French m nn as French teacher, "Rnil In (his way able lo gel her first hand. She won high honors hi languages and after gradu- ating tnnght (or r. lime In (he same college enc; hnd Eradnalcd {roin. She ranio lo -Maclcoil, whcro her live, ami, hctng in the middle of the FOR WESTERN TEACHERS IS THE MANITOBA PLAN tcrnr, look a Fchoul near anil has now been cngag- cJ an Lcachcr ot languages In Ihc High school, where aim will tcgin her duties at-tlic ojicnlng of Ihe ecnool term. She Is ono younu Ja'dy who win inakc her m'arh In Al- Cilucaifon'. Maclcod la proud of li.tving such .1 person as a resident, unsl AHicrta will benellL by her cxncr- Jencc and leaching, Tho warm, wealhor for the past has been a great help (or the Ihc feed has hcou taming in better tlic ppst ten days. A bDilor reeling prwaEU among those >vlio own slock. The young racu Hie II. C- church WINNIPEG, Dec. ill- lobn Teachers' Federation con- cltirlcfl Us annual meeting last night by approving of Lhe move- ment lo organize on nssocliv llon of teachers' federations cmbrncing- lhe four .western provinces, and declaring IhnL Ehould bo the inlnimutn wage for .pormnncnt Eccond-clasa certificates, con- sislcnl with efficiency of the teacher, Iho Importance of ihc work and the pay offered in other Mnca ol work.. In their hall Monday night, when a lull house, a merry lime, anil good financial rcsnlls was n finish for the old .year 1013. Watch-night services will he held In the- churches Cave imo of llielr concerts nnrt dances' Year's live, beginning New Good-Bye Tonight to All v War Restrictions in Canada OTTAWA. Dec. night, at mfdnlaht, all orderi-ln- council and enforced by virtue of Ihe War Mclsurec Act beUme Jnarrcctlvc, jonie hundred! of fcnlna numbered in those which no.longer liw afttr on Dec. ii. Included In are government Control of and paptr, tugar, coal and wood, and the centorthFp, Egyptian Nationalists Want Complete Independence CAIRO, Me. to itrufigld for the comp'ota fnde> pendence of Egypt U affirmed by of the Natlonalltt In reply to a (Ulement lisued res- ttrdif by Vlicount MUner, British Kecrttxry for the who de- clared the commlttion which he wlcfiei lo reconclTe (he as- llralkni of with I In Intentts of Great Britain and tt- ftesttii a deilre far to expreii their opinions, "Egypt'i cite U known to in- world, ind a local Inveitlgatlon la Hi: newspaper Issued 'by rlatlshallit party, which that Vlstownt Mllner1. Invitation (o Individual! to confer with the commlisltri Stronghold, Gives National- ists a in Senate Contests prominent Including Lord' U. S. Coal Operators Say it IS Shaiighnessy, "Sir Herbert Holt. Lome Webster 'and' Ceauclerk." hinisier of Agriculture n U......1, iioned as His Likely Suc- For Arena MELDOURXE, Dec. Returns received ID dale from the elections, In- dicate thai Premier Hughes has been returned to poorer with a strong ma- jority. The pnrly led by Mr. which was a coalition, formed with tbc slogan "win Ihfi 13 known as the Nationalist p'-'i'- Although the returns are not "nnlcte, they arc sum Li Indltj that Iho Nat- ive secured 3S seatj ID the house of as against 27 won by Ihc Labor parly. In addi- tion, 10 members have returned expected to support the Ilughca1 group. In the vole for the c-enalo, the pref- erential system was used. According to nvntlablo figures, ihc Nntlonallais FALL TO IHE REAR Unjustified and if it Oc- curs Retailers to Clamc CHICAGO, Dec. tew ap- pointed by coal operators pi the cen- bituminous field to- day hegan formulating plana lo' Wonderful Story of Fisher Folk Off tire foandlarid ST. lOHN'S. Nfld., Hope that the heroic work of the eat lorn of the steamer who sired" the three eurvlTors of Uie TTrecked Bel- glaD slearner Anton TU Driel day al SL Mary1! Bay. bad nc-L been In yatn was held cnit here The rescued who clung to the vrrec-k.more thui 38 hours, end hid seen their 26 shipmates die In the great Eoas, vhlch at times complelely sub- merged (ho brougbl here last night ID serious condition. They severely frostbitten and Ihelr of :he Quebec legislature seen lierc to- lay stole that Imporlani mailers arc le.fore (ho caljCnel, notaiily (he lion of the retirement ot Sir loonier Oouln. There rcconlJy held in Quebec caucus of Muni real members, hi wlilcli Ihls was lakeii up and tiea (or hla spoken ftf, It y-DS then menllohcd thai Hon. Mr. Caron, minister of agriculture, might become Quebec's prime nnd Hon. J, L. Perron, member of IJjc leg- islative council, might enter the cnhl- iicl. Further, Hoii. Waller Mitchell, provinctal treasurer, (s said to Invc ambitions lo enter federal polltks as Llbcr.nl le.vtcr of the KnEllsh-spCAkLnE people of Qiinhcc. lion, A. GnWpcault, mlniiler of lic works, f5 aisled lor (ho provincliil trcaaurcshlp. Oil Advances 25c a Barrel PJTTSDUnG. Doft. men v.crc slsrllcd today w-Jioii Ino prJncI- pal oil purchasing ngency announced ahoLlitr advance In (he price of crude oil, PcnnaylTanln grade bring advanc- ed ccnls a barrel to Other prices were raised lo cents n barrel, Tlirae prices nrc the tiluticst over fjuolcJ In rJUsburg for JJjo 'grnrics at- ttcted, find Is the third advance In In'o months. No MUSO was Hsalpndil f6r tho result, other than Ihnt reserve ftlD9 aro nnl wJint high. Authorities In the trado bcllerc ivhnl should ho nntl the alcndy Increase may spur JovcJopnieul to a polnl where producUoii he much increased. Already oil uroducllon hna become EO profitable thai oil fields In western Pennsylvania are bejng drlUed-oTcr and welb bad bcon aliapdoncd ns imworlhj of attention being clc.ined out, with flmJlt'r wells and then Railroad Commissifln Demands To in Control of the Trans-Siberian KaiJroad Dec. '4flhc the -far aatern sections of the trans-Siberian aons sen to ho all- won the ecnale seals'for the elates ol Ruaflan KQvcrnmcnL by Iho allied rail- the cnllrcxcomnierclal coal industry diances for recovery were sllll doubt- on a Elablo basis. TLey will report fui.. on January 1. The commlUcca were The rescus waa accomplished itter at Ibo iwonlay conference they had been glren up for lost by. wniniisaton in an effort to atavo Queensland. South Australia. West Australia and TBamanUi. It thought a Iransporln on rilsasler In cn5t- nlso thai .when the second preference crn Siberia. Blmllar to casting votes are counted Vn other stales, the Nationalists will ha found to linvc marte n strong shov. Forecast arc ivcsf Y1 These demands form lhe commls- n srn sov. orecas arc I s OT1 sUpulalerf that If a favorable re- that when (ho finn! io'.yrns arc In, the ply Wfl? not "ccivcd, lhe commission ivhlch closed hero yesterday. The primary business or Iho conference I was lo discuss the situation growing out of the presidential committee, ac- cording lo T. T. BrewsLcr, of St. Louis, chairman of the conference, tut no definite action the attitude of the operators lovcrd that commit- tee was taken. Tho operators afirced that any raise at present in Ihc prlco of coal used for domestic purposes irould be un- justified would he due solely lo rc- lallera. Operators staled that prices on a few grades ot steam coal liad been raised 11 per cent. senate will show somewhere about 12 any further rcsyon- lo seals for the Xatlonallats and nine furl F1lblllty for relative thOiljabor parly operation of the road. Loral Ono fnalurc of tbe elections Tas awlhorHlcs hare ropll-tl favorably (o that the suto of Qucoualand, wlilch Iho demands anil John Stevens, head has been n labor slrongliolld, gave a insjoritysfor the Nationalists. Concurranlly with elections a referendum was taken tin Iho of nnllonnllzalloii of monopoly, This shnwcil a majority against natlonaH'o.- (Ion. of the. ion, and his assistants arc every effort lo bring Iho all-Russian government Into line. It Is asked that opciallug rules of the railroad be obeyed by all military officers; all allied military Irani-' purlMion Including Russians, discontinue Interference with tho op- eration of tho road; Ihnt all cars oc- cupied as living quarters bo plnrcd ni the disposal of tho commission, whtcl is given authority lo place rars ever nredcd, ami 'that the Intcr-nlllcd rnllror.'l asrcemenL bo carried out. TWELVE MILLIONS IN GOLD EXPORTED NEW YORK, Dec, than In American WAS exported through the port of Ntw York (n the month of according to the .monthly statement of the port's foreign commerce board, isured last night. The exact figures for the gold ex- ports were one of the most daring feats of sea- manship remembered here. While Iho fisher.folk from the bay settle- mcnU iratched from lhe cltlts over- head, the. lifeboat crew of Hie lopra- ham worked their'craft In heavy aeac and.hetween rocXs to llie Ice ot the wrecked vcsvel and found the three survivors virtu illy helpless In the wheel house. Tho Bclftan E learner bad hurl- ed on the rocks by toe hear? storm of Saturday night. Twenty-four of the crew were frowned In an Attempt- to reach the shore in. small boats. The twenty-fifth was swept'back to the wreck: under the lifeboats la which- lie embarked was smashed and Joined the four prepared lo stick lo the ves- sel, lie was one of the three fared yesterday. The other two lout con- sciousness MLnday night and swept flway. NEW QUEBEC OTTAWA, Dec. T. Surrey- or, K.C., of Montr Ml, has heen ftp polnlcJ n judge of tbe iupronw ccarl of Quebec district of Montreal In iac- cesslon to Judge Fortln, Such an Announcement Will Be Made Early in Ihc New Retire from Public life NBW YORK, 13ce. Kvcn- Sim today publishes Hie follow- ir.g from Its Wnahlngton correspon- dent: Wilson will formally an- nounce (n n mess.iRe to thn guests al Iho Jackson Day dinner, to be held here J.in. 1S, Ihnt he will not lie n. can- flldale lor a third lorm .In Iho While tlouSc, "This sLalfiment was printed here today ID the Wan hi rig Ion Tostand.was conflruied Jaler by a high admlnfslra- The prcildtnt v-IM write fl-.UUcr to Iho cucsls lifa Inlenton not (o continue in poIJlttaJ after ihc .term." to be Internationalized Seat of Turkish Govt. Transferred PARIS, Dec. of and Straits of the Dardanellei hn been decided on alonf the llntl laid by Premier Lloyd Georie, of Creat Britain, In a raccnt tng to (he Matin, It Btems certain, the MjV, the MaSt of the Turkish gtvernment will be traniftmd to Alia Minor locsttd eilhtr at Bruiia or Konlih. DiUlli of the form of control which will be efiabLJGhed ovtr ConiUntlnottle have yn become known, 1'AUIS, Dec. France, RklnE Inrreasfil nnxicly. Tho Illiinc, Klionnc. and Garonno aro all largely OTcrllowed. while Irihutar- Ics ot (ho Seine continue to rise. 1'lic Taller Is nearly six reel below tho maximum ot January JO lasl year, liul many duars aro Hooded nnd navign- lion is rcdliccil lo almost nolhlnr. Moro Mitri wnlcr I.1! expected today and InuqbUanla of Quarlcra which wero (lootlcd r.lne years ago ore raov. Ing out. Croat aro belne tntila lo fcivc nuanlltlcs o( coil material-plM on Inf Quays. -During llio tlooil of 19IC, Iho Heine rose lo a nine-fool flew gear's (Breetf ng TO THE CITIZENS OF LETHBHIDOE: The Mayor and Commissioners wish you a. Happy N'cw In Ood'd 1'rovldcnco may you be spared (o sec many returns, hut remember that wo miiB( pass io "that bourne from ivheuco no IraTiitr o'ro relurng" on Ihc Eummona of a power greater Hifln ourselvw. moralizing, flvs'sajr, h'etp your, conscience'in Ibe condition that nol Rfrald lo die. Under, >uch a conac-feiiee your nfiy'be traduced aud" tsfnlshed, ,tuf ft'cannot he; denied; you can hold Joir head hlali and irtien your (Inio comss, Jn THE MAYOB AND .v Vy v: ;