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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR LkSTJlBRttXJE DAILY HKRAIA WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 28, 1920 letbbribge Deralb Hlberta DAILY AND WEIKLV int THE LETHiRlDGE HERALD PHINTINQ COMPANY, LIMITED Swith. W. A. PrwUent and Manap Director Toffsno, Builnou Manager TILEPHONM lUlllSH 1224 Audit Buniu of Ritti: IT, delivered, per weok .....f Dally, Idslivwed, yenr .....7.W by year 5.M Weekly, by mill, per year...... 1.61 by mall, per year to U.S. 2.00 I DttM of expiry of subscription ap- pMr dally on address label. Accept- of papers after expiration dale ow authority lo continue the sub- scription. THE MILITARY MOVEMENT PF THE BOLSHEVISTS in Russia areln such chaotic shape that at this distance the events that are taking place there are very in a tangled skein which re- quires .some unravelling. The latest news despatch tells of a big Bolshe- Hst victory in Siberia. In the region of. Omsk, over what is known as the >fallonai Army, with which is Identi lied the names of Denlkine In the South or Russia and of Admiral Kolt- cbak and General Semenotf in Siberia. Tlie iasl heard of General Demkino was that lie was fleeing, having taken re'fugd on board a British vessel -off Constantinople. Admiral Koltchak's forces'have been on the continued re- treat in Siberia before the Red armies, and, according to the last despatch, jhe surrender at Omsk was a most disastrous one so far as it related lo the fortunes of the Anil-Red armies. The mid-winter retreat of Admiral Koltchak's forces in Siberia is de- scribed as being, the severest blow that, the Russian national cause has ret suffered. The movement has been carried on along the line of the obw: disorganized piberran railway. On tils railway we read tbat trafCc has: .become congested, fuel is acaj-cej valuable, material Is everywhere being abandoned; and worse than 'all, dissensions have broken out among the national troops guarding Ihe railway: Omsk, the RUT- render of which ;ls referred to in the despatch published in our columns on Tuesday, fell, to the Bolsheviks about two month's ago.1 Since that time Koltchak's troops have been on the run, making 'their way to Irkutsk, in seat of the Koltcbak Government.' This city is about two thousand''miles east ol Omsk, and tile Koltc'hak troo'ps have by now hardly got half across the distance The relreat Is described lo be a mosl piliable'one', a'nd even If the'troops reach Irkutsk it is nol th a1 they will1 arrive at a haven of safet> in that. Irkutsk Is umier' every tendency of the population lo throw in their lot will the for the lime being.viclorious Bol shevisls. In the armies in the Nationals of Russia) were as the' one stabli elemenlrin Siberia. These, when, las heard of, were awaiting embarkatlo at, Vladivostoclc wltli intent to loav Siberia, .General 'Semenoff, Ihe Cos sack leader, who was among Iho firs 10 lake tip arms against the Bolshc vlsts, is reported as being east c Irkutsk and lake HU is regan e.rl as a formidable force for.the Bo to meet. As the situation appear to-be the Ihere sr two forces, 'one '.Tnparatee and'on American, between the 'force of Gen cral Semenoff and the port of -Vlitdiv stock in Eastern Siberia. The aclu strength of the JaVanese rorte. is'give as three and ihat of, th American'force ,The lalfer forin.tbwjf Sit- to gel the remi urday looking after''the -of the winter his office, lio met with and'transact- in ed some business for. several members entitled to the benefits of the govern- ment assistance to enable the'Veteran in settling on land. Owing to the depth of snow he was unablo'to visit Del Bonita en a similar errand. He advises the farmer Ini selecting their seed grain, especially seed oats, to be sure and test the germination, as It has been found that oats are very low In germination this year. A quiet wedding occurred1 at Presi- dent Woods' office Thursday evening when Mr. J. A: Hammer and Mrs. Knowlton, both of Cardslon were mar- ried. Only the Immediate friends'of the contracting parties were present. Mr. Hammer is an old time resident of Cardston and Mrs. Knowlton, late of Farminglon, litah, is the mother of Mr. T. Wm. DIICB of Cardston. On Monday, meeting .of tho citizens of Cardston will be.held at Ihe Stake tabernacle for Ihe, pur- pose of reorganizing the- band com- mittee. As they are chosen from and by tho citizens of the town everyorv and tie sen ship- is lo being able itock' thro ugh fairly, We begin to believe that the'rest poorer stock having jtd'we hire of us in Leavitt have got the- stick- ng qualities or else are Immune from the "Weloer we have lost already in 1020, about 25.o! our popula- tion through Infection with that said fever and they have gone forth from this valley to find a more suitable burial ground in the wonderful "Wels- Idaho, we think that there must be Piper" somewhere playing on hie flute, butlhope that they wont 38 so unfortunate as the rats, who went to Welser, In the.story. The fami- lies recently leaving are those of Lev! Broadbent, Jnmes Broadbent and Franz Nlelson. Tneylhave sold their farms, machinery, stilck, 'etc., to D. Osbornewrlght and Williard G. Smith, respectively. Leavltt has the reputation as the "Boy Baby" ward of the Alberta Stake. This winter, had five of these youngsters come.to, live with us. The latest arriraHi'came to the and Henry Of course ...have some girls also but we neod.these young Is expected to be present. Besides soldiers most to we lost the appointment of. the committee, ths war, heavl- nice program has b'een.arranged. Re- ly at the front, freshments will be' served. At a meeting city council held lost Wednesday, tho following appointments were" inade R. A. Nel- son and J. Walter. Low, members- of tlio. board of 'I. M. Coombs, building Inspector, 'and Geo. Tripletl, poundkeeper. Ilev. D. B. Cameron of Lethbridgc, occupied the pulpil at the Presbyter- ian Church in Cardston Sunday night.. He was at ono time Iho regular pastor hen; prior to going over to France.-At the close of the services the regular meeting of the managers of the church was, held. Tho reports given' were very encouraging. Tho following' man- agers were elected for' the ensuing1 year, Mr. 1'odger, Mr. S.i McDowell, H. Macintosh, Ed. Cook, p. Williams, W. S. Scott, J. A. Borden, general secretary o( the United Typothetae In declared Ihat 73 per cent, of tlio printers in Ihn United Stales art- "Irresponsible." Proof readers may be inclined to cgrce with Ibis, The National Cnnnera' Association In Iho States predicts higher fond prices in 1920. Wllh ttie bearing the price of canned goods on Ihe cost of living nnd with Ihe control of prices tbe canhflra have on Lhelr goods, they should be able to predict ivllli safety. ickup and John lbey.: Mrs. H. Mrs. Tuttle representing" tbe Ladles' Aid. Deports are thnt Mr. OranJ Wallers Is recovering from his recent- sick- ness. The Ladies' Aid will servo meals In tbe old Mc-rchantlle storo on Saturday next, proceeds fof the benefit ot the church. Mr. David I'elerson of IhO'lIrm ot Burton Durlnn, editors and publish- ers of the Globe met wllli a very painful nocidcnt the other day'which confined him lo the local hospital. He was cranking a Ford when It kicked him on the righl arm and broke H Just above tho wrlsl. liorn lo Mr. and Mrs. Chas. .Quln- lon of a son, Jan. IS, Tha Toronto Globe makes Iliin 6rnck at the Ontario Liberal leader, "Mr. Dowart Is a prolific letter-writer. The people of Ontario are beginning to wonder if fie leaves himself liiuo enough for necessary Ihinklng." Mr, Dewart's great chieftain never wrote letters to tho press, nor'did he give Caspian railway from the direction of intcrvinws. Rvidcnlly the .Ontario Mcrv In order lo reach the Caspian Liberal leader can only keep In (ho .and, after seizing Krasnovodsk, lo en- limelight by writing Lnurler dMvor lo cross the Sea to gel posses- didn't lo-ilo tb.it. BALTIC STATES DECIDE THEY MUST CO-OPERATE PARIS, Jan. prolong- ed debates all ths Baltic states re- port the delegates al the Helslng- fora conference have agreed upon the necessity of.rerichlng definile- ly some co-operative, rangement, according to dispatch- es from Stockholm. H Ic further reported that on account of transpdrtatjon difficul- ties which hamper the work of fhe conference the' delegate's wili jriovc to ouj- own Lev! iarker nnd Xeptii Harjier- attended he Wool Growers' convention held In Calgary on the 16th Inst'YThey were he :only tho south counlry, for some unkjiown rea- just negleot.pn..lhe parl of other 1 oca ImcmbcrBj n'o'lpthers wore present. Ulahop appoint- ed chairman of the and re- ports very instructive and'interesting oroblems discussed. Mr.'.Slanfleld, who has been working with Ihe wool In Boston.ialso Duncan Marshall, and Mr. Carlyl'e) Hvo stock commissioner, were the principal akers. One Important part ot the mecllng was Ihe appolnllng ot dele- gates to Ihe annual meeting of Iho Canadian Co-oporatlon of Wool Grow- ers to be held in Toronto, Feb. oth. On account of such a poor representa- tion for this south country only one delegate was allowed, Northern Al- berla nrc alive to the worX and ap- pointed two delegates. .Bishop Dark- er was. appointed to go to Toronto- to represent tho Southern Alberta Wool Growers, he Is also president of Iho association, A meeting of the Wool Growers' Association will bo-held In' Magrnth Thursday evening, Cardston, Friday evening. Mr. McLeotl, secretary of the organization, who" has been In the Kast In connexion with tho business ot Ihe asslcatlon will'be the speaker. Mrs. V. W. Karren was pleusanlly surprised on Friday evening by a number of her friends. 7 Mrs. Agnes Turner was surprised by a number ot lady friends on Sal- unlay evening. 2a Thumlny evening, Mr. and Mn. Wrapped to insure its perfect con- dition in climates and seasons. Sealed tight kept right. The perfect gum in the perfect package. After every meal Tbe flavour lasts ;