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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XHL TEN PAGES LETHBRIDOE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1920 TEN PAGES NUMBER 32 HOE FIRF. Tlat Policernan and Youngstown Horse Dealer Suffocated When Grand Central and Empire Hotels Burn" COZEN FIREMEN HURT IN SUNDAY CONFLAGRATION were overcome by smoke and flames. The loas Is estimated at with fair Insurance. REVOLUTION IN INDIA HIS AIM ENVER PASHA "Who Is reported to hive started a Bolshevik revolution In- Turkestan, Afghanistan, and Baluchistan, with the Idea of lowering British in southwestern Asia. Wil! Learn at First Hand Just What it is the Irish Want Brutal Assault OnMrsW.Carnill Crime Which Has Aroused Lethbridgfe Similar in Many Waysj to Mrs. Scares' Case in Not Arrested Up Till Monday Morning But Police Have Good Boy Was Also Hurt Was Rendered Unconscious By Blow ..i Face. An outr.ig: with all the earmarks of the criminal assault on Mrs. Frank Scares In Calgary took place on Satu'rdiy afternoon, when Mrs. Carnill, wife of Walter H: Carnill, of 138 Sixteenth Street North Lcthbrlrfge, was brutally assaulted at her home by'an unknown man. According to the story Mrs. Carnill was able to'tell, which was more IMS Incoherent from the lUte she was In.after.the Injuries she had suffered, the man In question cane to the house about a quarter to twelve In the forenoon and asked If he could use the telephone. In giving him permission to do so she Incidentally remarked that It was not a public telephone. Stating.that the 'phone.was busy, he Inquired when her husband was coming in, end on being .told she expected Mm back In a few minutes for dinner he walked out.; A SECOND VISIT v About 3 p.m. the Individual came to the house again, this time at the back door, and again asked If he might use !tie 'phone. Entering the house he took up the telephone book-and pretended to be searching for a number. Putting down the book, he made-certain Improper sug- gestions to Mrs. Carnill which she indignantly .resented. All that she remembers following is that she was struck a heavy blow on the face which rendered her unconscious. Recovering consciousness for a short time Mrs. Carnill phoned to her Husband who works in'the Taylor Mills. He rushed home'lmmediately, and his wife on hlfi arrival, In trying to tell him the story went off into a dead faint. The police were notified by the husband about 4.30 and .were soon on the-'icene. Blood on Kitchen Floor .crying loudly or, wllnesslnj what had It was not until about S p.m. that -Mrs. Carnill had recovered sufficient- ly .to tell the story. Her face is badly bruised in front and there Is a nasty bruise on the back of her head, ap- parently causes] by her falling against happened, whereupon ho was struck by the man the kitchen. Seen Hurrying Away The city and Ihe A. P. P. scoured the neighborhood and other parts of tholcitj all Saturday night LONDON, Jan. members of the parliamentary- Jjfibor party left Dublin -where they wiir study conditions In Ireland. Tho deputation of 'Arthur Hender- aou, William Adainson, John Tl. dines, W. T. Wilson, J. Ai'Parkmson'and n. DubUn Jhey.Trill go to BeUasti.'Cprk aniigther. centres anil seek to obtaiii'rtiejYJewpdtnt of all eec- tl.pns of Labor leaders will lie welcomed -in some quarters but the Herald, labor "organ, .learns that Sinn Fein elements anil Irish la- bor leaders are less friendly and come extent cold and critical. They pay, ac- cording to report, that English labor lenders arc already aware that the overwhelming majority of the Irish are determined to establish a.republic and that an the Brit' the kitchen slove when she was knock-i but failed, the criminal, ed down. Her underclothes were in though they hRv-o'-a very good de-scrip a torn 'and dishevelled condition and 1 Hi her abdomen and legs badly bruised, hi The kitchen had Ihe appearance of ajfied. shambles with blood all around, as lion of her" assailant given by'Mrs. the woman was bleeding from the CarnlH was seen by n man about, n mouth where she had been struck. blo'ck .a'.vay'. frotn the Carnill Itoin3 though they very good descrip- tion of him! 'ifyni'' men were arrested but let GO as (hey failed lo be identi- fied. A mail .tallying to iho descrip- la the home at the lime the put- hurrying: :vwav. rage was committed was the year-old .Mr. and 'Mrs. Carnill, awas whh; lilm-V purse whiehvwas ly who, as the result of nn accident, was ing online- kitchcu -table containing .'The wticn. be dccaiiiped took paralyzed iu. cash. iealFtiils; fudges Unanimous cnnncnl, it Is safrt. NEW ECUADOR PRESIDENT Jan. Tmayo, representing a majority of tho i i Iilberal parly, was elected president that account, of Ecuador for the four-year term be- ginning next September, by a vote of In the- elections conducted last week. FIRST CANADIAN CONCRETE STEAMER TO BE LAUNCHED XOHTU Jan. 17 Tho launching' of the Permanencln, the concrete steamer to be uilt in Canada, now nearing csuiplelion in a lucal shipyard, will not take place until early spring: extremely cold weather and damage sustained in a recent tire aboard tlio steamer arc as the reason for the delay. Proportional Representation Was Vindicated in Ireland (Hy Ciinadinu I'rcsa l-eaacil Wlro) tfbn ,BS bnt notes respect- LOXDON, Jan. rcsiiHa of ing tho results that tho authorlllos In 'Trlsh clccliona arc KtiH'incomplete and powfir aro pledged to-nn anll-BrllSsh not be fully known till Tuesday j policy nnd republicanism, so that iho England. No intimation was given as to whether or not step would be taken. One Proseeulion Slaiied in Up Goad Job (o Secure Relief FINN FARMER RUNS AMUCK, KILLS FOUR THEN SUICIDES BROCiKLYM. Conn., Jan. 10. Lippenenn, aged 38, a fanner of Finnish birth, went Insane Saturday and with an axe killed four persons, prob- d ably falally injured one other, severely wounded bU wife and failed In attempts to kill three others. He hanged himself. c- NEW PRESIDENT OF MANITOBA FARMERS J. L. BROWN Tha newly-elected head of- tho Unit- Farmers of Manitoba- It Is Evidence Soviet Government is Established and Must Be of U. S. Says It'is Great Blow at Bolshevik! for It Will Allow Truth of Atroc- ities To Be Made Known to Outside World. WINNIPEG, Jan. The government ot Ireland determines Manitoba court of appeal, in a judgment-handed down this it is good or had, is of minor interest. morning, dismissed the appeal entered by the defense in the The supreme objection to the plan n i i i is that it win not insure an Irish SOT- K. B. Kussell case against the verdict and the sentence passed by Mr. Justice Metcalfe and jury. The decision was unanimous and the defense will be unable to carry the fight to the supreme court of Canada on The defense counsel, however, can make application for a hearing before the privy council in London, MALTA, Jan. were received Thursday night for a number of naval vessels to leave Malta apparently for the Black Sea. Vice-Admiral De Roberlck sailed on Friday on board the bat- tleship iron Duke, accompanied by the destroyers Seraphis and Steadfast and the steamer Hybis- cus.' Every'other ship available is preparing to leave on Sunday fill- 'ed to its capacity with stores. TO PROTECT BRITISH 'SUBJECTS Jan. Malta dispatch received here today an-, apparently important naval .'movement. The admiralty salrf, be'taken foi- grant- ed'' that-ths ships In qusstjon vere goFng to Black Sya to protect British subjects an-J inter- ests case they were seriously by'the Bolsheviki to the ijart. (By Canadian Press Leased Wire) LONDON, Jan. papers of Moscow describe the partial lifting by the Allies of the blockade against Russia aa great triumph for the Soviet pow- er and proof that the Soviet gov- ernment Is established and declare It has brought about a great ad- vance toward reconstruction, says a Moscow wireless dispatch re- ceived here this evening. It is added that It will be dif- ficult for Allied ships to enter Russian ports some sort of an armistice is arranged. Blow to Bclshles WASHINGTON, Jan. of tho blockade on soviet Russia has knocked one of their "greatest props" from untler tho bolsneviki, H. c. Hoover said. In a statement here. Mr. Hoover continued: 1 CnrmOian I'rcsn Leased Wire) WIN'RSOR, Onl.. .Ian. night, but some newspaper comment] administration will be confronted with lions of war volorans who havo laken Is available, though opinion ia not un-j fresh opportunities for obstruction and improper advanlagc of Hie federal anlmous. Tho view generally express-] friction which will add not a liltlo lo ]oan (O unemployed returned men ed Is that the proportional vcprcsenta-; the urgency of on early settlement ot' lion experiment has been justllicd as tho Irish problem. It lias secured same representation of: The Daily Graphic Is satisfies! with minorities which otherwise would tho working of the proportional ays- luvo been overwhelmed. The Kinn torn and Fein has secured big majorities In tho "Novf lhat Iho Irish local authorities nouthcrn provinces, but Us success In hava been elected on a. thoroughly Ulster is grcally qualified nnd Ibo domocr.illc nnd at the snmo Umo lire to be inslilulcrt In ,x number of cases and a for (he iirrosl of one has been Issued by !ho local connniftco. Oases havo come to Ibo allcnlton of Ihose In charge ot (ho disburse- ment of the funds here of a number Times snys its ultimate significance Is editable system, It will, be interesting o[ vclf ha.VC tempered by the reraarkablo demon- to see what use they mako of this etratlon of power growth of Irish practical form of homo rule." I.ahor which Ihe election rcsaita dls- j close. Tho Times docs not Ihlnk tho tj f, 1. 1, rf t. tf tf re tf f? r, n Intense nationalism of Ibo Sinn Politic will ever permanently coalesce wllh 4. Irish Labor, must necessarily1 enjoy j wider sympathies) and another bill an imtnediato result of the elcc- I lions may he to place another obstacle In the path of the present methods of Trish admlnlstrallon and create an Im- passe that has not been foreseen. JELUCOE AT TRINIDAD It fs beloved, however, says the paper, that tlio government Is no lon- ger blln.3 to tho necessity for change Jhat preparatory templation. are In con- Tho Dally Chronicle regards tho In- troduction of proportional reprcscnla- PORT OK SKMtf, Trinidad, Jan. Txird Jelll- coe, former first sei lord of tlie Urltlsh adtnlrally, accompanied by air Robert Borden of Can- ada, arrived hero Saturday on board tho battleship New Zea- land, They were given on on- thnslasllc reception, The parly lo oil AVc-d- nesday, live posit come under tho provision crninent's loan measure. of t -gor- NORTHLAND COMES THROUGH TERRIFIC ATLANTIC OALE YARMOUTH, X Jan. encountering one of the worst storms of the season In tho Bay of Kundy, the eleamer N'orthbnd, sixteen and a half hours out from Uoston, arrived yes- terday. The steamer ran Into a ter- rific gale accompanied by thick snow, but camo through without damage. Tho steamer brought members of the crew of Iho Mova Scotia schoGTifu' 0. H. Murray, which wns wrecked on the Cuban coast who wero landed at New York. Most Virulent Type Yet Report- Rate Said To Be Very High (By Canatllnn Press Leased Wire) Jan. Intfitenza in -a form so virulent as to hcffle the medt-1 cal authorllica is sweeping through' Poland, according lo American Red Cross reports. :The disease Is mark- ed by the suddenness of the attack and Ihe high percentage of fatalities. Hundreds of persons ure dying daily "I have advocalcd ever since last winter, that tho blockade on soviet Russia should be removed on Iblng except arms and ammunition. For tho last year they havo laid ovary failure ot socialism on to the block- ade. They dally and hourly blamed the allied blockada for the shortage of food, clothing and agricultural Itn'- plements and the misery that haa' arisen therefrom, and they hava BUS ceeded In Impressing Ihls upon an Ig- norant people. They have also used It as a stimulus to raise armies under the contcnllon that they are fighting to save themselves from starvation. Will Mltiflite Suffering "Theso Bhortaees and tbls suffer- ing Is not duo to tho blockade, but is due to Ihe total Industrial demoral- ization and bankruptcy in production which will continue as long as social- ism an dtho bolshevik rule lasts. K tho blockade Is opened the bolshevik government must secure the Import of food and clothing at once and thereby great suffering will bo miti- gated. "The greatest blow, however, Is to have such on exposure of the complete foolishness of their industrial system to their people. Moreover, lifting of the blockada will allow the real1 Iruth of tho horror of bolshevik rule to come out of Russia. One thing lhat needs lo bo guarded against in the Dniteu States Is that our frontier and port officers must redouble their vigor against the export to us of bolshevik agents, propaganda and money for subsidizing criminals to create revolution." Ukrainian-Bolshevik Peace WAHSAW, Jan. for con- cluding peace with'fba Bolshevik! havo.'. been fixed by the Ukrainian ...govern- ment, according to ers. These Include recognition of tlm Independence of th'o Ukrainian peoples republic, exchange of products be- tween tho Ukraine and Russia, com- pleto neutral of Ihe Ukraine and with- drawal of all Soviet forces from (lie territory of that republic and rccog- in Warsaw, Ihe .reports show, while nillon of tho. Ukrainian government, three-fourths of tbo hospital attend-' with M. Mngopa as premier, auls have been stricken. Red Cross I In exchange the Communist party- doctors who bad experience with will enjoy full exercise of Us rights in 'iln epidemics In the United Stales 'he Ukraine, on condition that It will and Krance say they are amazed at tlio not attempt to monopolize power, almost instant infection upon expos- uro and tho quick development of Iho disease. Deaths in many Instances occur within 24 hours. Women and young people appear to be particularly sus: ccptiblc. There is almost succession of funerals at Warsaw, many of (hem being held at night, iVi pallbearers carrying torches In ac- cordance with Ihe t'olish custom. This Is Iho third Influenza epidemic Poland has Buffered. WASHINGTON, Jan. Daniels in a letter forwarded last night to Chairman Pago of the senate naval j affairs committee, declared lhat It was not he who had told Kear-Admiral William S. Sims before the admiral's departure in March, 1917, for London, lo let tho British pull the wool over your eyes" anil that "tho United i Stales would as soon fight Ihe British as the Germans." Testifying Salur- i day before; a naval sub-cominiltec vesligaling naval awards, Admiral i i Sims Enid Aiicli admonition had been j given him "by a high official" before 'lie left Ibo United Slates and quoted j v from n letter recently written lo Daniels ami culfiled "Cerlain I-CHPOUS of the Great which ar- raigned In sharp terms many aspects of Ibe navy department's conduct of the Secretary Daniels in his lelter lo J .Senator Page said Mult Admiral Sims' letter liau" hecn referred lo tho gen- eral bo.ird of the navy for action anil thai "al Ihe proper lime find In tho No Legal Right-fa Judgment, of property, any fair-mlmlcc] Invcsliga- Made On Moral Grojinds VANCOUVER, Jan. on behalf of persons formerly in Ihe liquor and hotel business in Hrltlsh Columbia for compensation for alleged j c losses arising out of prohibition was refuted loday by Mr. Justice Morrison In bis capacity as commissioner to en- ft quire Into the rjuesdon ot compensat-. Ion. Tho commissioner said he resist-' ed "Ihe alluring Invitation, so sediictlvt-ty by Sir Charles Tupper and A.I Cunbar Taylor, to accompany them Into tho realm of moral and since It was conceded by counsel for the claimants that (hero vras "no legal right lo compensation.1' he de- Jlor would be convinced thru the nllc gallons reflecting upon Iho vigorous-, effective and successful of tbe war, so far as the navy depart- ment and the entire navy are concern- oil, arc Imcd-ou opinions arc without Justification." Holland May Ask Kaiser to Surrender PARIS, Jan. Temps Sunday asserts that tbo gen- eral secretary of the peace cou- fercnco has handed to Iho Dutch mlntaler a note from Mie supremo council, demand- ing the exlradilioti of fortnsr 1'Jmpcror William. Holland Stirred HRIj'SSKI.S, Jan. emotion lirrs been caused in Holland by Ihe nil led demand for tbe extradition of. former Emperor William ot Germany, according lo a dispatch from The ilr.gas. liclief Is expreid- ed at the Diilch capital, It is said, that pressing measures will bo token with a virrw to in- ducing him (o voluntarily phLCO himself nt Ibc] of Die allies. Acting President Lewis Points Out Miners Want Assurance 30 Hours' Work Weekly WASHINGTON, Jan. bituminous coal miners' demands for. a llilrly-lioiir week anil sixty per cent.' Increase In wages, John L. Lewis, ad- Ing president of the.United Mlno Workers of America, declared in a statement last night .that the pres- ent number of miners could produco tons of coal, tbe estimated rciuiremcnls of tho country for 1020, on tbo six-hour day basis. The head of the miners' union sum- marized In his statement evidence lo be places! before tho coal slriko scltle- men.l commission. "What Ibe miners really mean Is thai they be assured of at least thirty hours' work a week during the said Mr. Lewis.. "They want to gel away froin Iho present system undei which Ibey miiy find 'IS hours' employ, laonl ono week and none Iho nezt, "Under mining conditions whora men can work as continuously as those employed abovo ground, Is what Is Mr. Lewis added. Urge Calling Special Meeting Trades Congress HEAVY SNOW IN NOVA SCOTIA cllnej to proceed fuither with Ibe en- quiry. "Paradoxical as It may com- mealed Ihe commissioner, It was "solely upon tlio doctrines of moral- ity" lhat the claimants sought, com- pensation for Ihcir through pro- Is'. S., Jan. 19. Elorra ot Saturday and Kunday was exceptionally sev- ere In Iho valley, as well aa dlong Die south eUle of the Day of Fundy. 'The malit high, ways aro practically Impassable and roads loading from the val- ley to points ;on the shore of Ihe Bay of Kun'ly will bo burled for an entire week. Korlunaloly the cold vos not ft, WINNIPEG, Jan. dian decision to urge the calling of a special meeting of the Dominion Trades Con- gress lo request the government to amend present la'jor laws re warding strikes, was reached by local labor hodles In joint con- ference lasting nine lionn yes- terday to diicusa the influence of the charue to the Jury In Iho of K. 0. Russell, convicted strike leader. An attempt to swing the meeting In favor of calling a Dominion-wide genars.l strike to force the required legislation fail- ed, W. H. Trueman, retained to Investigate the charge of Mr. Justice Metcalfe to the jury In tho Russell case, told tha meet- ing that BJneral and sympathetic strikes were legal if no illegal acts were commuted by the strik- ers or their officials, ;