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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xm. SIXTEEN PASS LETHBR1DOE, ALBEP.TA. SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES NUMBER 19 of Arrested h the United States Missing; Mystery About It Cheque for MiffloB Dollars, Hasn't Been Heard From Since TORONTO, Jin. and 'business associates of Ambrose J. Small, wealthy Canadian theatrical migrate, still had, no word this morn- ing as to the present location of Mr. Small, who has been mtatlng Bar. H ws- v.> manager, luai ino details and clrcu-jutances of the disappearance, as reported bjr tho Canadian Prtaj today ,ate aubstan-, tlally correct. Mlsslnrj Four TORONTO. Jan. J. Small, Toronlr. theatrical magnate and mil- lionaire, owner and eoalrollcr until recently of a claim of theatres through- out CausidB, has been missing for four weeks and his wife and business as- nnclatcij arc now gravely apprehensive regarding his disappearance. Mr. Email was last seen here .on Dec. 2. shortly after closing a deal and receiving a cheque for fl.000.000 on account of tha prlca.of tho transfer ot his Canadian theatrical Interests tn u- new syndicalo called the Trans-Can- r.da Theatres, Limited. For a time no apprehension was felt. The cheque had been deposited in the bank and to remain In bed.a nwnlh, ao cording lo his _ -5 GREEK LEO AT ATHLETICS ATHJtNS, Jsa. Aler. tutu fell while practlcinc jumping yesterday' andr.brulie bis ankle. He wilt be. forced Britain's Magistrates DEFENCCAT1M Their Cases .Likely to Prove Very" Interesting When Assizes' Resume WINNIPEG. Jan. William vens, charged, lyiili seditious consplr- tlcularly active In Toronto and'JIon- treat recently. .....a m. rlnrpivl.wiih rnn hour ibesc cities, however, failed to, j it the assies to elicit any information regarding resumed tllia monlh> without coun- Thero arc suggestions that Mr.-sel to defend them, according to an Small has been kidnapped or held up announcement today by a member of. by auto bandits who have boon par- the defense.committee.- Others under. Indictment will retain counsel, it waa said. This will mean that they will have the privilege cross-examination of crown witnesses and; of- direct eiam- They will bo entitled; to. eater tho boi and make lUtomenU, .W will hare to un- dergo craoe-examlniation. They will Immigration Officer Was Very lo Wed New York, HAT IPVV vq HALIFAX, Js.3., Jan. "aTlng taken the principal rolos ot loiat two marriage ceremonies. Milton Steelc, roputcd to. lie tho son of a also to .entltled'tp charfo; the inry- j inert. to Jttry it tho 'cloee'frt al! flu- ent will prob- ably be one: of. tie.most Interesting in the annals Manitoba courts. Jt.Iz bell eyed that iT.'J. Dixon bo-.the, liextg-nuur for trial. A-a_ B. Russell will be heard on Jon. 8 and 13. Russell will upt .be. brought to Win- nipeg fur the Appeal from Sloney Mountain penitentiary, where' it Is an- nounced Ilussell has been since last foundlaiid. are now well and truly mar- ried, in lho Judgment of Immigration Inspector Dooley, of North Sydney, ac- cording to a special dispatch appear- ing in a morning paper. The couple reached Norlh Sydney on tho Giracoo on Thursday, report- ing themselves as on a trip. Immigra- tion C'.'ftccr Doolcy was not satisfied. .Upon closer questioning tiiey admit- ted that tlieir marriage was to lake place in New York. Pending Inquiry, the chaplain of the Royal Navy, en route to Newfound- land, married them on board the Glen- COG.. Xo license v.-as obtainable, al- though an absenting telegram from Ihe girl's parents was received. This pro- cedure, however, did not satisfy Ihe Immigration officer, who insisted upon their obtaining a which Denikine is Overthrown In S. Russia Gen. Roman ovi( sky Replaces Caused By Defeats Bv Bolshevik! NEW GROUP STANDS FOR LOXDO.X, Jan. Denlklne's In Russia has been overthrown and Gen. Roraanovit- sky has been chosen to succeed Gen. Deulkine as antl-Dolshevlk leader, ac- cording to a wireless dispatch received hero from -Moscow, quoting advices from Tagaurujr. The report' indicates that owing to the defeats along the Irsnt coup d'etat occurred at Gen. Denikine's headquarters and that- his government has been replaced by a group'kno'vn as tho Vozsozhdenye IToosie, a tern] meaning the "regeneration ot Rus- sia." Seven women have been appointed magistrates in'-Orett Britain in pur- suance of an Act ot Parliament making members 3ex eligible to such an office. Six of the seven are. from left to The Marchioness of Ixjndondarry, Miss Haldane, Mrs. Sidney Webb. Bottom: The Marchioness of Crowe, Mrs. Lloyd George, Mrs. Humphrey Ward. BOL3H1ES MENACE INOIA LONDON, Jan.VZ.v-The Dsilv News.lms a serltras article on the Bolshevik menace (o India, by Gen.' Jlaurice, 'the 'noted. military eip'erti j lie says the opeh and the' military expert; j iv road to Indiaois'i Offer of Board for 5750 Mini- mum Turned Maximum HAMILTON, Ont., Jan. women teachers of the public schools here were t-ffered an .in- crease of recently. This they refused anJ demanded an Increase, of ?200, with a minimum of and a maximum of The internal management com- mittee of the board of education made an offer of an increase of. with a minimum of and a maximum of The teachers who had beer noti- fied of the committee's intentions voted to refuse the new offer and hold out for their original de- mands, procured Ansllcan clergyman officiated at a subsequent ceremony. -Mr. and Mrs. resumed Ihelr! journey to York. AS HUSBAND WAS DYING; WOMAN ACTS AS NAVIGATOR MOBILE, Alii., Jnn, Iho mate a deserter and her hus- band clowty dying, Mrs, W. E. pram, expert fciwfgator and wom- an extraordinary, brought tht 'schooner Jean E. Somervllle from r Las Palmas to within 70 miles of land before the veMel was driven from Its course by strong _ head winds and appeal for talvaga was naccsfary.. Tho pioked up by the steamer Mousa Hmuio on Mon- day nlQht, vvtian 70 mlfoi out of her courflfr, towed to off A low boot brought the Into port last night. Government Makes Offer Which Provides For Double Prc- War Jan. workers seem to havo wou. Important conces- sions from tho. government In the ne- gotiations preliminary to the tenta- tive settlement of the wage dispute roporled yesterday. Details of the agreement show that.-mcn of the low- est grado will receive a'minimum of 40 shillings a week, with other grades running up to'75'shillings, :acccrdiug to the Herald, labor organ. Decreases undei; tho-sliding scalo agreed upon can not reduce wages below tho mini- mum agreed whloh is 100 per cent, above rates prevailing before tho ,war. Nugptlalions-regarding... grades I not Included In lho present agreement are proceed Ing. Tho government's .will laid before a meuljug of railway men's delegates Wednesday, when accopt ance or rejection will b'c doc'lded upon. TO OPERATE THE WATERWORKS DESPITE STRIKE Jan, slluallon in tho walerworbs strlkn cemaJns practically imchanfei M far as settle- ment goes, and lho opinion smong officials there -will bo no settlement all. Tho city ofd- rials Btato that Ihey have msre men (ban they ricoil end among (how are iiuallflod They have made cholco aiul Installed sufficlont (o get tho engine! ogain. 'i'bo v.-aler presunro Is up to nor- mal ond tho big turbine which has been out of order, la now going again, pumping lho usual number of gal- lons.' MAROONED PEOPLE TAKEN'OFF BELLE ISLE NEW DRUG ACT IS NOW IN FORCE Russian Bpjshevlkl now threat-- en to establish' communication with thefeatire east. Col. Starnes Is Assistant Commissioner ofR.CM.P. That is Paris mans Exporting Domestic Animals Contrary to Treaty Gen. Denikine's fall, if tho foregoing report is confirmed, is probably a re- sult of his recent defeats at the hands of tho BolshovIkL In southern Rus- sia. During the past autumn fienl- kine's forces moved steadily north- ward, defeating tho soviet forces in many battles and apparently threat- ened .Moscow. After bo had reached Orel, 120 miles south of (he soviet j capital, however, he encountered stern i resistance, which soon developed into! a fight extending over virtually a con- tinuous front of 40U miles'. Bolshevik, cavalry finally, filtered through tho B'em'klne linos, breaking communications in the rear and forced Denikme to fall tick rapidly. Itecent dispatches have indicated that tlio liot- .Eheviki were rapidly Hearing the shores ot the tho western eiid of the Volga river, far-! ther east. I There were reports last-month' Denlklne had .been dismissed from command of ihe'r.iiil-lled army in sbulherri'Russlaf but these were nevor confirmed. Later it was said he might, succeed 'Admiral 'Kolchafc as head of the government. Gen. flomntiovltsky, who is report- ed to have'succeeded Denlkine, a Russian "officer "who tins been acting governor "and commander of anti-Bol- shevik armies in the far eastern prov- inces There is no other Russian general by that name in avail- able- army .lists. WIHNIPEG, Jan. Courtland Starnei, cf Royal Northvnrt Mount-.d Police, been notllted tbat he has ed assistant commissioner of ihl new Royal North West Mounted Police and Dominion police. poolntment. may necessitate I'-ii'ikiiiij st Oils. Commissioner Perry is alreidy In Ottawa consulting With the gov- ernment on-matters pertaining to the new force, It was learned.1 Colonel EUrnes has seen 34 years service with the Royal Northwest Mounted Police. He has been superintendent for Boma time, being next In senlonity to Assistant Commissioner Rut- ledge, who died In Reglna recent- !y- It Is rumored that the most com- plete barracks In Canada of the jiew force Is to be built In OtU- 'wa. CoTonel Starnes, ques- tioned, etated that he had receiv- ed no Information 'on this sub- ject. CoL Starnes was for several years in charge of "E" division of the R. N. W. M. P. at Macleod, and is welL known In Lethbridge. and throughout Southern Alberta. Round-up of Radicals Is Wide-Spread About 3000 Undesirables Taken In Cities in Kaidg From Coast (o Coast That is Plan of the Problem Presents Diflicultiei DEALERS ALLOWED ADD ONE DOLLAR TO PRICE OK HAY OTTAWA, Jan. eitra edition the act amending the Opium and Drug act, which was passed at Ih3 summer session ot the house, became into Canada or exports from Canada of cocoa' leaves, cocaine or any ot their Rails or preparation or opium alkaloids or their palls or prepara- tions shall be only by license from tho minister of the federal department of health.. Any one guilly of s con- travention Is liable lo a ,fiue of not more than and costs, or to Im- prisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or to both line and impris- onment. STEEL STRIKERS MAY MEET YOUNGSTOWN', Ohio, Jan. .Striking slcei workers are not requir- ed to obtain permits from the mayor to hold union meetings in Knst Youngs- town. Juilgo David J. Jenkins, of tho Mahouig counly courl, today hold un- constitutional an ordloance penults -lo be 6btaiueiJ. PAntS, Jan. ot ratifications of the peace treaty i with Germany on Jan. 8 is slill pos-l EDMONTON, Jan. prico of sible, in tlio opinion ot tho Matin, jhay goes up. Xolico is holng given by which snyj the Germans will have "IC department ot agriculture that time before that date to forward OK- dealers vjll now he allowed lo sell at Iplanntfdns demanded by tho peace n dollar a Ion Increase, n. change from conference. ?24 to ?25. Difficulty In eecurlug tho crop, Is the reason lor the vance. Dealers pro limited by (be depart- ment to a profit of per ton In all case's where advantage is to ho taken to privi- still con- meeting of Ihe council of ministers, which Prenfier Nitti presided. Later sup- of ad- ROM B, Jan. thou- sand Austrian, Hungarian and Czech i ot war nt present la may bo taken back to their home coun- tries by way of Japan and the. United States, according to plans being stud- led at tho Vatican, which has taken a dcsp Interest pin tho condition of'the men. Tho Japanese government may he aslged to send the prisoners from Vladivostok to Japan, where they will remain at tho expense of-Japan until tho United Stales coultl send ships (o transport .them to America. From Atuerlcr. the prisoners would bo taken lo Europe on ships of various nations. Problems of getting out ot Siberia are the niosl difficult ot solution, oc- nnd negotiations transportation there are be- ing condutced through a committee of TnMPTiNC TO OTB5-'.' THKOW GOVERNMENT WILL BE CHARGED WASHINGTON. Jan. s swesp-" Ing drive against radicalism, Agenti ot the department of justice were completing today ration-wide raids organiKhtlons, In: which several thousand radicals were- taken Into custody with a view to deporiatlon. Raids were ordered In S! cities over I the Ui.lted States and promptly at the hour of nine last night the operatives moved with clock-like precision In the roundup of communist workers and sympathizers. Early this morning Jhe number ot arresb had risen to tho highest figure of any similar raid hi the history ot the country. Another Soviet Ark The government hones to fill anoth- er soviet ark end send It across the Atlantic lo Bolshevik Russia, where the radicals will ho permitted to join their friends.' The dopirtment of justice estimated that "imdesir- would be caught ia the dragnet' spread over the country and with their deportation, It wa's believed the backbone of radicalism in. America