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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta EDITION VOLUMF, XIV. LETHBRIDGK. ALBERTA. MONDAY, FEBRUARY NUMBER 66 FORTY KILLED WHEN1 EXPRESS TRAINS CRASH 1AUIES treeks Kef use to Accept Now Sevres Treaty Terms, Un official Report 1-TTUKE OF ENTENTE HANGS IN BALANCE Veb. 28.- -Ureecw has re-1 t'nseti (o accept tiw proposal that an investigation of conditions made in H my rim and Thrace, preparatory to i milking changes in Hie Sevres treaty. M. Kal agercm polos, head of the Greek: (lilt; c.ity, lodsiy received I a telegram to this effect from the A Hie a s government. Tho telegram v-as not officially to tha premiers Jind they simply1 ;ii lowed to know its contents indirect j U Is considered possible, there- that a subsequent may J amuU the ono received Unlay. In any the Greek refusal was not taken seriously, it was said in allied circles. Pending ihe the coufer- enoe on ropreaentalives of the allied foreign office Look: up a number of Questions with the Greeks and Turks today, among them being the appointment. oC a Turk to 'the Constantinople financial commission. It is probable that Djavid Boy. a for- mer minister of finance, will be Lon- don declares "probably Trill decide the fata of the entente and with It the future of the world." Premier Brland said he had pissed an agreeiMe and interesting wMk-i" nrmly hellovad by the police end in which and beta a great' offlcials that tbe mother will be proved deal of political talk no decisions Insane and iu that arwt no murder taken. "We are now simply airaitinc the arrival of he laid. Two important numbers of Trench cabinet. M. Homer and M. Barthon THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT Manitoba Strike Leaders Are Free 'After Year in Jail Had Clear Signal A statement by Towermau J. U. Cook, on duty at the crossing declared the block two miles' away wa.-; set against the Michigan Central train while the track was left clear 1'or Die j York Central. Railroad ollicialh at the scene of the liingin- oer W. P. Long of Jackson, Michigan, {who escaped unhurt ,declared he had received a clear signal and had clieck- ed it with his fireman. He left early today for his home. Derailed, Then Cut in Two When the Michigan Central train Iveris, Queen and Armstrong to i struct .the derail, six hundred feet Tot. o..t.. 'rom the crossing, it was the first in- was westbound, lay upon the two splintere'd coaches of the j OTTAWA, Feb. Michigan Central" train through which it had plowed j ,.OJ. while travelling- nearly fifty miles an hour. The darkness and the tangled mass of wreckage made rescue work slow Death List Now Take Seats Today in Legislature OTTAWA, Feb. iu par- liament In the Commons J. G. C. Wilson (AVoiUworth) will resume the debate on the speech from of nurder, should ate be proved aane. i ths throne house rMiimcs at The little girl died SutnnJuy night, j and thU afternoon at two o'clock- Cor- oner Humphries will hold an Inquest. In the Senate j There will be no sitting senate to will join morrow, Premier to- No Change In Policy In Ireland LONDON', Feb. British sov- iernment doea not intend to alter iU present policy, for maintaining order in Ireland, Mr. Lloyd George announc- ed in the house of commons today. 'Die chief secretary for Irp.lanrf, he would be allowed to csrry his administration to u successful cou- .C'lusion. Mr. Lloyd made his state- Jnent in answer to a-question. Ilia .declaration at a. moment when .many, runuri wore afloat that Sir Haniar Gmenvood was about to ve- 3ign tbe Irlah chief secretaryship be- cause of controversy over the al lefffid lack of discipline amonf; the crown forces In Ireland. charge can be laid against bar. At the inquMt considerable evi- dence will be given. Among the doc- to be called are Thompiou. feriy and Wray. Several policepien trill aa well as other ciTlilam. At the mother Is under [police guard at the Gilt hospital, j Chief of Police Gilleftpis has tsle- I to Mrs. a sister, and j Thomafl PoTBll, a brother, both living {in Hamilton. Out., acquainting them with of the case. He has also William Powell, i brother, raiiding on a uear Etilkom. Tha mother is expected to lire, it WM stated at the hospital this morning. Coitililwahle evidence Is likely to he given tuta afternoon concerning conditions in the house in which' the WM staying. The also teli about taking a large butcher knifa, highly sharpened, from, the TOBSS or. Friday, just before she escaped' from the police station. Hhe was carrying this knife in her clothes. of the NOTED IRISH SURGEON DIES DUBLIN. Feb. death of Sir A Icxander Cameron, noted ami educator, was announced old, BOLEHIES IN TIFLIS CONSTANTINOPLE Feb. shevik troops numlieriug about entered Tlflls Friday evening, accord- ing to a dispatch received here. For n. few hours ou Friday there was con- siderable looting in the city by local communists, K is esld, but late in ths day the soviet government kegan to restore order. Many members lit the anti-Bolshe- vik: regime have been imprisoned and the real are sai'l.lo bu Western Unionists For a Grain Probe Attitude of Progressives Not Dr. Clark's Speech clication he had the impending crash, Long is said to have stated. From thafc point the eight coaches oC I the Michigan Central train bumped WINNIPEG, Feb. Ivens, uiong the ties, coming to a standstill John Queen and George Armstrong! with the third and fourth coaches at the inter-section of the tracks, and an instant later tho New York Centra! train burst through. All except tlie and mall cars of the New will take their scats'tonight as mem- bers of the Manitoba legislature for Winnipeg. They were released short- ly after midnight from tho provincial uuKKttgv ana man UL MIC jail where they served a year's sen- Central train remained upright, tence for seditious conspiracy In con-1 although bits oE the wooden coaches nictiou with the Winnipeg general oi the Michigan Central train were strike. At the same time, A.! scattered for fifty yards. Pritchard and R. J. Johns were given in the four coaches of the tlfeir liberty. Ivens, Queen and Arm- strong were elected to the legislature during their imprisonment. All sen- tences imposed as the result of strike activities now have expired.. Sympathizers will welcome the re- leased men formally tonight and they are expected to address a mass meeting. OTTAWA, Feb. Can. 'That western government members will make a concerted drive for the appointment of a royal commission to investigate tho western grain trade situation and which predicted on Saturday, became a certainty this morning when it was learned that western members wore organizing a direct campaign to insist on such a slop helm taken immediately. The flrst suggestion for the investigation came from It. C. Heuders of MacDon- Alii. Man., and has siliiie [.hi; support of all western government members. ,Just what altitude the Progressive; will take toward this movement has not yet been but It Is believed a strenuous opposition will come from the party. Several members of the Progressives still remain to he In the .debate and it is rumored ehat Dr. Michael Clark, Red Deor, Is being saved tti lira the last gun In Progressive counter-attack. REAL SERIOUS ATTACK AGAINST BOLSHEV1KI GOVERNMENT RUSSIA LONDOX Feb. connection with the reports of mutiny at Kron- stadt and ulso rdportH of rebellions Central. train behind the death car.-; were unhurt except for tho shai-eup and all tho passengers on the York Central escaped, climbing down from their cars thrqugh the wrueltago. Fcr no reason that railroad officials could assign, almost all of tho cioad to the little morgue at Chester- ton, across tbo tracks from Porter, re- ceire.d their fatal wounds in the head.) Some were decapitated, accounting for j tlie failure to identify nine of tho 'JS J which had been taken (here up to MX! FORTY-TWO DEAD RECOVERED PORTER, Ind., Feb. two bodies had been collected early this morning from the wreck last night when the Canadian and Inter-State Limited on the Micfil- gan Central and the New York Central lines, respectively, crash- ed at a crossing. Three of the vic- tims were Canadians, It was a diamond-shaped crossing, permit- ting the New York Central train which struck as the other sprawl- ed, derailed across the intersec- tion, to make two Michigan Cen- tral cars instead of cutting them at right angles. All the dead were in the two Michigan Central coaches, which carried few through Upward of fifty persons bound for Quebec, Montreal, and Toronto, were aboard the eastbound Cana- dian. These cars were not so muth damaged. The New York Central train was bound for Chicago. Further List of Dead POUTER. Ind., Feb. I H; is a further lisi u? identified 'dead j Mrs. Lillian TJaeher. wife G. R.! Baehcr of Michigan City, j -----Eckman, year old nephew i ot" ,Mrs. Maoiu-r, hotli identified by her i.....ii.__. .__ the last 12 months, according to the tva.de statement from the Dominion bureau of statistics for the 12 nicnth-s period ceding January 1931. The 'total of agricultural products reported, vrell over of a total exportation o? Canadian produce of i "there wore exported during tho j period ending January, 192.1, I 004 bushicla of wheat with a value of against 7iU bnsbela I frith a of tho pvev- jfjus year. Tha Tahio of Uvo aniirials exported fell from In to the next 32 months. A noticeable Calling off tool; place I in the value of caitridges and ives cxportej. i Tho value of wheat. (lour exported dropped in tbe per- iod ending January, to 07i! in next months. Wood uninann'acturnd, incrcaseii to iu the parioa just ended. Total exports of Cauadluu produce, tluring the year January. were against. 353 in tho 32 months previous. Six Sinn Fein V. Rebels Are Shot as Made War on Crown And Are Executed As Traitors o'clock. The flrst group of those fier-I.Klroy lously injured wore rushed in an am-1 J5. M. Glddinss. Idenltflcil from arryiiiE railroad tlck'nt from to Augusta, Midi., died bulance to MichigaTl City, Ind., anil tvi'i of them died on the way. Hospitals anil private IIOUBCB at. Michigan City (Continued on Page Five.) at and the Ukraine, end the.f.n'i Gary received the injuroil. W. Long at Jackaon. Mich., and Fireman Georgn 131oclc of differences between Nikolai Lcnino j Preliminary investigation and tlie j city, ind., H-cro alilo to savs and Lenn Trotsky, tho Grahnic today hoiMling tit the identifications nt tho j thunseh-es. thmr engine being far claims to havo and unim-: Chesterton morgue were taken ovc; of peachabln" information that a real esrly today by Coroner Kelppl of Vnl- j" Wlla to blame." Towerman serious attack Is in progress against i pirtiso, Ind the Bolshevik government in Russia. I the NICKED SMELTER IS MANY BRAKEMAN KILLED NEW USKARD, Out.. Feb. Ijrakeman Charvelle of North May was killed M rullruad Tteoorrtfi nf UIP Mirhtea.il Contrul i 1 train disclosed a largy number of vail- 'rosd employees, travelling nn pa sues, t I scIiCiIulPtl to go on the train. SL'DBL'RV, Feb. six but they could not be located in tho and eight hundred men have been Chesterton morgue, thrown out of work an a result oC the The speed of thft York Oiif.ral CORK. Feb. Sinn Fftfn- ers held in jail here, who had been found guilty of making war against the crown forces and were condemned to death were duly executed by the military this morning. The men were shot in batches of two each it Intervals of 15 minutes. Ar: for clemency had re- cently been made by the Cork corporation. The i.-iou executed vero Timothy McCarthy, Thomas O'Brien, Patrick Mahoney, John Lyons, Daniel Cil- laghan and John Allen. The first five ivere condemned oarly M closing down of the British-American Nichel corporation's mine and smelter oil Saturday afternoon for an indef- inite period, This will bo followed shortly by closing down of the corporation's refinery at Deschencs. KikhavS. Tnrl.. and l-'irnmiiu Course Que., and -100 more men will be out] riband Elkliart. engine crew of the assisted by officials ui. told an Associated cnipan .Central. sp.ntalive at his homo in (Jhostcrtou Many Rallwaymen Hur-t I curly today. "T throw the distant Moi-k this month tho Michigan Cer.trai train. I threw j crown forces In Dripsey', county Cork the block two milf.9 hack fi'oni the I in January. Allen, whose home wna urossinir. I do not. know v.liy they] in Tlpperarr, ivas sentenced by court- foiled to catch tho signal." I martial for possessing a revolver and Eye-Witness' Story ammunition. U was this sentence Anthony Foster of Poiior. was (which the king's bench confirmed on standing Mo feet from the cmssin, at the tims of the accident. "Thn Mew Vnrk Central train ap- proached at ;i speed of. nearly lirty miles an hour and wa.3 so be- fore the Michigan wan train, while fatal to passengers In the two death coaches, saved the passen- gers in the roar eoachos of both trains from worse than a severe of Engineer Ciauelo Johnson of work In consequence. x Operations havo been discontinued owinj? to the eitremelj- bad conditions w markef for metal. thrown in its patli that it was impos- New York Central train were recover-1 slble to stop it." lie said. early today from uivlf-r tlie tangled) "Shrieks arose from the injured mass of. iron to their ns rcdnccil by Hie impart. onginel _ ___ _ i I'conumiid'oB February 2-1, in deciding that a of war Misted in Ireland, giving the military full power to act without intori'emice by the c'vil courts. The clemcui-y appeal for the meii was adopted by the corporation Sal- unlay and a copy sent lo General MacOroatly, commander of the troops in Ireland. Iu all tho Catholic church- es in Cork yesterday, praytn for ilir conflcmried matt, v ;