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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XHL TWENTY PAGES LETHBR1DGE, ALBFJP.TAi SATURDAY, JANUARY TWENTY PAGES NUMBER 31 Hralthy Movement' of Evporis And Imports For list Nine Months of 1919 Told Admiral Sims Not to Let British full Wodl Over His Eyes; Would fight J. Bull WASHINGTON; Jam. 17.-Rcar-Admiral Sims told the Senate committee investigating naval awards today that when he was ordered to England in March, 1917, just before he United States entered the war, he was instructed by the lavy department, "not to let the British pull the wool over your and "that we would just as soon fight the British is the Central powers." The admiral also charged that Jnited States1 naval headquarters iir London did not receive co-operation from the navy department and that the depart- ments did not arrive at any decided plan of action until 10 months after he arrived in London. He added that "it was 10 months, before we .really came to the aid of the Allies or acted bo'.their recommendations." Sudden Call Ti RICi DE JAJtEIRO, miral Miteot, former ua-lcrd of ttw admiralty, olTto Ena'ind for wsion has Pringle Was Slack In Protecting the TOTAL TRADE INCREASE OF OVER Jan. Canadian trade, which for (ho first eight months of the fiscal year was incllncd'lo fall behind the recon of Iho .previous year, at ttelclose o tho ninth month eliding with Decem ber, showed an Increase, ot J31.5SD.5Go over Hie nlno month period in 1918 Tho grand tolal o! Canadian trade fo Ihe hlne-'rrionlh period Just.closed li as against SZ5. For December alone Iho lota was as against December, 1918. Imports for homrj consumption we! to the value on whlc tho'duiy collected amounted' to fl29 In 191S dutiable imports wer to the value of and th duly collected Durln under rev-tow free were Imported, to the value ol 4COSC3, as against I 191S. Exports of dbiriesiic products fo the nine were, lo the value of For the samo porloJ last year- goods sont out of the ____ country were worth 5947 Ag- company d'efled'bTits'a'cUoni'on ricultura produc s headed the list of lo to thoir-newsprint .upplles h M be JhBld and that the" value of become by January h controller should enforce his or- DIG, a big Increase over last year when l tnat .the paper controller on that 10 company Animals and dlto lort orfer lo animal products, were a good second, company being to (he value of aa r9sumntli ngahist In. 1318, urf company again announced deter fered at this state and Insisted that H.C.L Worked Hard In Dec. to BrMll .and announcement wai ky'the of mar- ine today following receipt of a meuage .'rMJi the admiral. Sir Canadian Tirlrne" mlnlrfer, to io South Afrtei with the idmiril'i party. received at to Sir In the clr- Will Cross [Soviet Lines in Fin Goldman Says She's Coming Back ,y demanding -the Immediate tho paper control! tlon apparently at-varia, t.' t. J inii .he company. refuwsd where- jlrm anfl decistTe aponxthe paper controller Instructed -OTernmeIlt eTMently is J. Her favored it ance with; the lich the resolved auftklent news- print to'- prevent the auipsnslon of the Manitoba aid1 Saakalchewan njwi- papers. It ur'-wia j abould bfr followed. Settle-It Seen Cat., Jan. for shipment f Port Frances was based here toiiy on would ;U9W, that .the paper compaay' had commandeer iggnt'for J. L: Canadian gpr- llms air available "papertori" hand had (niB wnl be jone it conferences be- beon' shipped the United .Stales, i tween the'company and the govern- In the'Interval'ether company officials do not bring results, lorn lip the prevent-; Meanwhile the company is loading Ing -the passage of cars to the C ana- ap Car8 ,t mill and running Ihem HANGO, Finland. Jan: Un- tied States army transport Buford, liavinB on board.24S rndlcais deporloii' from America, arrived.hero at three o'clock yesterday afternoon. Finnish pilots could not dock tho vessel and a German pilot was summoned. Alesnnder Berkman and Emma (.loldman, who havo been considered the leaders ot the radicals, have de- clared they not remain in Russia Itut "will return to America to save II." The Reds on board tho Buford will be taken to tho Russian frontier by United States labor bureau officials. In Finland HKLSINO'PbllS, Jan. nulhorltlGS have informed tho Soviet government of of the plan to sonil Alexander Berkman, Emma (3ol3- .fnan and their radical comrades from tho United SUIe3, across tho border, but no reply hns as yet been received from Ihe Ilotahevlkl. The Finnish communication requested that tho Bolshevik cense firing when the party- makes Its appearance. Tho radicals deported ica will be placed In para and taken to TerljoJI, aliout two milea from Iho being accompanied by a I'liintsh military guard and a delach- menl of American marines.'There sro Iwo v.-ays of entering Soviet Russia. The first Is across a bridge near Ter- Ijojl, whore the Bolshevlkl aVid Fin- nish, nro drawn along the banks of a email river! The. other is further liorlH toward liaulu, where the two 'Ilnr-a'are neparated by a thick forest. -The former is tho most dlroct route flii'd it used, .the American r.cxts will ealcly reach Soviet territory. The other Is known as tho route of death, owing lo the largo number of political prisoners who have been killed In the forest sflor having been deported, dlan National- Railways'. The sherltf was refused': admission to the com- pany's plant: and Its officials threat- ened to ute force'to prevent seizure. On the following .day, Tueiday, the Clemeticeau, Deschanel OnceDuelled PARIS, Jan. fight be- tween Premier and Paul Deschanel for the.'presidency recalls that they already have met on another of 26 afjo. Then, when Clem- enceau waj neither a deputy nor 3 senator, he wrote an article In his Justice, crl.tlcizlng M. Deschanel'for an .interpella- tion made aialnat Ihe Orlsion minister's anarchliti. Jl. Deschanel, olfonded hy tho terms of the, article, sec- onus to Premier was noted as a duelist. .Tht men mot wilh swordo and Deichanel received a, wound .over. Ihe eye which waa the sec- onds would; not duel to continue. up to the International nrtdSe to' bs refused passage out ot tho country bv the customs officers. 'air. McNIcol, Sheriff Baker and In- spector Mead ot the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, wero again In con- ference this morning. 12 NEW CUNARDERS BEING CONSTRUCTED r'of Right to- View Disputed Deeuion at Parii Friday Former Policy of Blockade LENINE-TROTZKY AVON'T BE RECOGNIZED LONDON, Jan. re- gallons will reopened between Ihe allie'd" nations and .Russian people at as a result of a decision reach- .ed supreme council at I'arli yesterday: This stop, which reverse) pollcy.of tlio allies toward imply a chanfo in toward the Trotzky-Lenlne j governmeiit, .according to the blato- nienl Issued by> the council. Clothing, medicine, chinery and other neceEsitieiwill be shipped into Russia from entente na- Ions, which'will receive In payment grain; flai other products which he Russian desire lo export. Arrangements by-which supplies sent lo Ruis'a will reach the peaianls will be made, It is understood. Relations'between; the allies nnd Soviet, Jlussia fill a great deal of space in, the morning papers. A ro- parkable statement Issued In Paris yesUrday nnd ascribed lo the Brit- ish mission, practically contradicting Thursday's semi-official announce- ment In oily, wlilch accompanied Ihe Information that Winston Spencer Churchill and his colleagues had gone to Paris, Is printed in news columns, but-is not a subject of comment. Dis- patches from Paris show a stranga con- flict of'Views'regarding the'hurried journey to thai city on Thursday ot ministers and chiefs ot the army and navy.- Some advices Msort they were summoned there to consider the dan- ger from Bolshevism, while others declare they were .'called for a' of the European sitna Comnieirt newapapers choose" for prom- inencr the' developments in the Rus- slanVtiltuallon'' most' suited' to 'rlhelr respective- -views, -'thus the 'Dally advooated'peace wilh tho describes the announce- ment of-the reopening ot trade rela- tions news which on the face ot it-means the raising of tho OTTAWA, Jan. Canadian De- cember there was another rise in tlic cost of living, accord- ing to the Labor Gazette. The eiverage cost of the .'weekly fsniiiy' tmdgel of staple fowls cost at tire middle of the month, as compared with for November, for December, 1918, and for December, 19M. The in- dex number of wholesale rose to 322.7 for December, as compared with 307.7 for November, 288.8 for Decem- ber, 1918, and 137.G for De- cember, 191-1. RCCWTM 734 Ntttwul AMem- My Mmklaf Him Succmor To Poinean 'FATHER OP VICTORY" DEFEATED IN CAUCUS txutd WirO VERSAILLES, Jan. Deschanel waa elected president of France by the national as- here today. M. Des- chanel received 734 votes. raul Eusene I.ouls Deschanel. statesman and author, Is Known as pno of Ihe most brilllanl public speakers of Prance.- He was bora la Brussels, In the exile in Belgium of his father, Enilie Deschanel, senator and professor ot the College of Paris. Paul Dcschanel entered political life In 1876 as secretary to'M. Da Marcere, Hon. McKenrie King Speaks at then minister of the Interior, ant In St. More Taxes .On Luxuries FORESEES ANOTHER LOAN (By Canadian Prws Wire) Iho following year was secretary to Jules Simon, president of the council. In 1SS5 he was elected to ihe Chamber ot Deputies, becoming vice-president ot that body In M. Deschanel was elected president of the chamber in 1SOS and held that office until 1902, when he was defeat- ed for re-election. After relinquishing ST. JOHN, N.13., Jan. W. I the presidency of the chamber, M. L. Mackenzie King, leader ot tho Can- adian Liberal party, and Ernest Lu- Deschanel was appointed, president ot the parliamentary.commission of for- polnte, M.P. for Quebec East, clju affairs-and colonies, which posi- ed .an audience which filled'tho Invi lion 111 led from 1905 to 1909. perial theatre last night.-" 'Many-were Since May, 1913, wliea he succeeded unable to obtain admission. Mr. King Henri Drlsson, M. Deschanel haj g'e-rv- vras given a hearty reception. I ed. continuously as-president .of ;-tha He -predlel.ed..lhat loan; Chamber ot Deputies. He Is a mem- would, be necessary in the'near futuro J ber' ol.th'o'-Krench as the :Jiadi.beeh'spehl, betj Bucce.eded to tho seat fore 'means 'of Wpr-i onrTni llerve." JI. rowed money. The tav- j len several books on ored the abolillon of ail'tariff "duties ical subjects.- oii all instruments of :.This is.ihe second time fc Besi dustrles based upori.hatural rdioilrcrSi ehah'tr-has been a candtJMe for tho I From Our Own Corresnt-nrteQll NOBLBFORD. Jan. 15. An 'import- ant-legal question has been raised in Newlands S. D. No: 1115, about threa MocKade" In lieadllnes of blackest, miles east ot Xobleford, whcih may .well be taken as a test case in similnr actions elsewhere. H' appears that when of the trustees, Mr.' J. B. Haydcn left the dis- trict six months ago. no one was elect- ed In place. So at the annual ichool mccling last Saturday, twoTnew trustee! were elected, Messrs. Guy Saundenon and Win. Cawdrcn, for a tvjo-year term and a one-year term respectively. On Tuesday Mr. Cawdron received a letter from Mr. Robert Todd, the chairman "o! last year's board of trus: tees, staling that Mr. elec oB such Tn 195? Ing, lumbering and thS; he .was defeated by "Raymond Poin- dovelopmont ol wlilch Is eaaenilai id care, polling only IS voles, the progress and prosperity ot' tho country. Luxuries, he should bear a type il says: "First step to pease with hi its.editorial.comment, the News asks: "This wise decision may in- volve 'no change ot policy' in regard to the soviet government, but in re- gard to the Russian people it change of policy, which, had it licen accomplished earlier, would U have not given us today a very ilifiero.nt The organ, the Horaid, says if the announcement sincerely means what It it definitely implies the rising of tho blockade. it continues, "the Russian A provisional announcement was roado shortly after the ballots had -._ been .counted, while not changing .Ihe large measure of taxation and tho Deschanol total, accounted for only. 366 votes ill all. The vote ns thus given was as follows: Paul Deschanel, 731; Charles Jon- nart, (M; Georges Clemencoau, Leon Bourgeois. 6; Caplaiu Jacques Sadoul, 1; scatlerins, 32. wealthy should contribute more to tho f 'ic treasury than they now tlo. GERMAN ACTOR WOULD IMPERSONATE KAISER FOR TRIAL IN LONDON DKHL1N, Jan. Bonn, al one tluie tlio 'moat popular actor in Germany and a special footllght pro- tege of former Emporor William, has offered to substitute himself lion waa null and void, and ihat ho j policy of the allied government lias fas having nolices for a "new election been so loiiruons nnd their deceptions have been so-inoiiy that H will be well to wall and EOO." Bolihles Badly Beaten WARSAW, Jan. for- ces on the Lithuanian and liullienlan fronts have been beaten and demoral- ized ?.nd ara retreating cast of Dvlnsk, accbrding to a statement re- ceived at general headquarters. The Issued The point In dispute, on which Mr. 1'aia claims the elections to be 'null and is that two men voted who arc only occupants of land, nol owners, and Ihal these men had no right to vole. The disputed voles are :hose of Messrs. F. Arndt and A. H. Coe. Mr. Cawdron, the newly-clcctcd (Br NEW YORK, Jan. and trustee claims that the owner of a Kcds are reported to be destroylns, lilece of land not he the only one railroad sUitions and bridges to pro- i zollern. who pays taxes'on that land, in olher vent pursuit by 1'ollsh and Ernulated Scapa Flow in Small Take Months For Repairs GBNBV'A, Jan. war vessels, which, under Ihe terms of the peace treaty, roust he banded over to the allies, hitre'nmlergono a Scapa Flow.X but on a.smaller scale, according to a tolegrr.ni received from Twin by.way of Tho dispatch slatei that tho allied naval commis- sion which Urriyed recently- at taro, confirms Hirst reports Ihal lha Austrian fleet had been seriously dls nblcd. The Austrians said to nave destroyed or rc-movod the parts of tho machinery ot tho slilps ___ resdarlr.g them Jnccpable of year's board has'.not consulted lion only the hulls remaining In good; cither the Department ot Education, or RUMANIANS LOST WITHOUT TRACE Count Hobenzollern nntl go lo don made up as Ihe former mon- arch. ".Not so much for the saku of Wil- liam as far Qcrnt'in honor would 1 do Bonn declared. The nclor was recently hissed in various Eectlons of Germany because be Impersonated the ex-omp'cror in a film dealing-with the rise and fall ot Ihe Hohenzollcrns. Bonn believes ho is Iho only man in Gennajfiy capable of carrying out such .1 delicate uils- elon and'satisfying tho nllied'demand for the cilradillon ot Count Ilohen- PAIUS, Jan. Ihousand Rumanian prisoners In Germany have completely disappeared, according lo a lelegram from Bucharest to ,Kcd "Cross- headquarters here. The Rumanian government re- fuaes to accept the Gorman Iheory that such a largo nam- might be included among those listed as missing. 'e cation of the matter begun poscg of the farmer's, movemenl ns' Iho "pcntior underjlood them.. "This does no! appear like, class loglslaltpn fCoiftiniic'if" on page six.) ;