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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME-XIII. FOURTEEN PAGES LETOBRIDGE. AI.BERTA, THURSDAY.''JULY 8, 1920 FOURTEEN PACKS NUMBER 176 Seven Dollars Day Being Paid Harvest Handsl Outlook There Is for Another Result Such as Occurred in Election. FARMERS ORGANIZED L.IN -MANY. COUNTIES HALIFAX, N.S, July all nominations, for the elections to tie Nova Scotia legislature on July. 27 lie made before Saturday, cer- tain districts are showing H tendency toward class representation. -The farmer- have organized In Pjctou llalifoi; Colchester. Cumberland. JungF Antigonfah and Cane Breton bounties, and' made nomination's in VieEou, .Kings- and Colchester, while in Halifax count) one inrtenDndeit farmer-'tu fhs too Labor 1 arh Labor representatives in Pictou. the latter county nominating Mrs. J. M. Dona Json ot Glasgow viho Is supported the. Great AVar -Veterans Association who is the first wo- be nominated for, the local tdlure Premier Murraj who is contesting (wo constituencies. Victoria and Ulch- inond.- Is appealing to .the electors on 'Jiis record of 24 years ns the head of.the gorernhient and Is emphasizing the good. roads policy of the gorem- .went; embarked upon during the last and involving the e-qtenditui L of within the neit five years; The; chief 'grievance of the' Labor against.'the the latter b failure (o enact tight hour. legislation -Unusual interest In the election Is being taken in. Halifax and tbrougboU ,tbe province It is regardpd as cer lialn that there will be a contest In every tonsliUiencj, Nominations HALIFAX, Jtilv a large con pention of the Liberil parly last night, 0 Baftld Br Mderman J B (.Douglas, R E Finn at] of Halifax Burres, of Mjsijuedobolt nominated to conlest'the county at the coming' provincial election. WASHINGTON, July army of .farm hands re- cruited and. organized by the it- p'artme'nt "of agriculture, is mov- ing Tierihward across the western wheat belt, riarveiting the United States grain crop In better time. than in many years, according reports today to department, the first time in years -farmers; have' "at. been 1 capped Or. farm': bureau, sjitf.' A'wafle'pf for a ten-hour day Is being'pild to theiharvest- 1311 TIME Allied CouncU at Spa Com promise on User Time Allowance. GOUIN QUITS FLASH: QUEBEC, JulyS.j SIX WILL BE THE LIMIT SPA, July Lloyd- ,Georjc, on behalf allies, of-, fered the Germans this afterncon, to extend to October ;t; the time for.the reduction of the German army to men and until January 1, 1921, to the men n i provided by thi Versailles rreSSj----Oil" and also to allow the' Germans to fi' retain certain trcops in trie'lieu- mer Uxnn, at a meeting orj trai The Germans until noon tomorrow to reply-' whether they Would formally accept the'al- Iled terms. v The official communique on-the-' the provincial cabinet this morning, lesigned as premier of Quebec. TASCHEREAU TO SUCCEED While no official, announcement has been "made, It Is understood that the Itcutenant-goversiori Sir.Charles Fiti- patrlck, will call on Hori. L. A. Tas- chcreau, minister of public works, to succeed Sir Lomer. Former Local Minister Asked to Undertake. Pastorate ot -United Church. (From Our .Own Correspondent) FKRNIB, .July a tlonal meeting hold after church ser- rices Sunday evening the'congregation ,extended a unanimous call to Kev. Mr. Burns, late of Knox church, Letll- hridge, to.take up the'pastorate of the United church ot Fertile, left va- cant by the resignation of llev. (Cap- "tain) nalzoia. Rev. Burns Is well known here, hav- ing supplied the pastorate before pastor was permanently engaged. I.elhbrlclge people- will he glad to know that Funiio United church has heen lfio 'fortunalo as to secure the services of so accomplished a minis- ter. Though not. certain that Rev. Burns can accept it, the hope of all 1s that lie may find It possible to heed thr tail so unanimously extended. NO RIGHT OF WAY IN PRESENCE OF DANGER July Is no right of way in presence ot dange'r, rte- clarcd Coroner Hatemau at an inquest 3abt .night on'the death-of a three- year-old boy, David Gordon, who was Wiled by an automobile. Further, tho x-orouer stated that a pedestrian yivuys had the right of v.-ay over a mo- torist. Tho inquest Adjourned. BULLETINS LONDON, July Whmi- labor appeal will he heard 'Jjy the privy council on July 21. NEW SUBSCRIPTION i RATES Effective July 1st DELIVERED Per week IN CITY .250 BY MAIL year Six months............. -1.25 ThMe "months 2.50 Drive Along Dneiper By Soviet Troops Meeting 'With Success. LONDON Russian forward on (he southern flank of the Polish front and soviet militar} au- thorities claim success in a of battles near tc- ward which town thay are driving the Poles, according to a Bolshevlh offi- cial statement .received-here bv wire- iess Soviet forces have reached Lltlt- miles east of Proskirov. and have occupied. Mohilcv-Pddolsk in their drive along: the iJnietser river. morning's meeting .read: "The conference morn- V. the Germans .to the report of the''military-ripre; sehtatlve of the allies on thelr- views with regard to the reply to- the German proposals.for disar'ma-' ment, in .naterial and effectives. The special report of the military, naval .and aerial experts on'.the' relative figures of trie Germans and the allies also were'coriElder- ed. The.reply .wjll be comrriUnl- 'cated to the German delegates at. 3.30 o'clock this afternoon. SPA-. July (Associated A, compromise with 'Germany on' the time to 'be allowed her for ill Banna- ment. fixing the neriod-at six months, looked to be the probable day ot the conferences among the .'al- lied. delegates' here. The Germans, had asked'fpr 15 months in The l Borden Government Resigns On Arthur rleighen Form New Administration Will Have New Premier I l.HON. L. Who-TVill likelVjle'. Gouin's successor. SI3 LOMER COUIN Premier .at, Quebec, who has yesterday; It resulted in an agreement being reached on- the that should bo taken on the disarmament question. The full conference, the meeting time ot which. hail been set for noon, .was postponed until" o'clock, when, it was stated, the allies would make known to .the Germans the iiiial decision regarding dlsarma? ment. Nothing was given out official- ly as to this decision, but it was under- stood it had been agreed to allow the bfs '.Likely .'Nerris Gwerranent to Carry on as Possible Heavy fighting Is going on between Germans sii months the Bolsheviki and arm. ed by GenerarWrangel; on'the south- ern front, the" struggle being particu- larly Intense-in. the region of .Oriek- statement- says'. Rovno. Taken PARIS, July of the cap- lure of Rovno, one of Ihe; three fam- ous fortresses In' Russia, by tho are confirmed by a Polish statement issued'yesterday and received here tpds.y.' i Cross Beresina WARSAW, July. .8. troops, after several fruitless at- tempts, have succeeded' in Effecting ,1 crossing of the-Bercsin.i.In. .strong TABER LADY SUCCUMBS TO ATTACK OF TYPHOID (From Our Own Correspondent) TABBR, July S. Shawcrpss, wife of B.'Sbawcross, one of the min- ors al the Canada West, and fornie'r- ly ot Purple Springs, died at the Taher j hospital this, afternoon from 'typhoid fever. Mrs. Shawcross was the daugh- ter of W. Kathren5, it farmer1 south uf Parpie Springs, MUl a sister, of H, A. Kathrens, (ormerlv of Ta her, but forces near. Navostalki, southeast lailway mall clerk on tiie Cal- Borisov, about-50'rhiies n'ortheast of line ot the C. P. "R. and Minsk, it was. .announced -'In today's iivlng -n Calgary. The deceased wo- man w.13 taken fo tna hospital snlfer- official comniuDlcatloii; from Polish heaoo.uartersf' A smallerdelacbment forced, her sister lakir..r{ charge of.the nercsina south .of Beresina lo the 'sotifneast" Poland Calls for Men from the disease only a few day's during her illness. A band niid small family are left. The funeral will probaldy bo held on Kri- 8V-7By Associated! for immediate ser-j vice against: thd advancing Russian WANT FREE PAPER IMPORT Bolshevik forces are for by the! _J__ Polish national council'of tlcfenpc. in i MADRID, July S.-Representativcs is conferred with requesting him vice to regisler.il} order to folcase of.j ficc men for duty at Ihe front. Tho1 rer cent, since 1914. document, which'tears the'signature of President Jilsu'dskl, declares the straggle Is a fight against Bolshevism, rather than against Another addressed to Hie soldiers says the decisive mo- ment has al-rlved which Polanrt's fate Is lo be -decided. jujl.Usiwd: .Bealdoa publishing concern ing able-bodied men Cat0 today, festo urges men unfit, for active scr- lo importation of .Free ,-WINNIPEG, July. Press.bulletin today .'Definite''decision to on, the administration has hy to Information supplied an official; source.'. The government, ac- cording to the Free'Preis' luforniaut, has decided that there .is no other al- ternative, even it they'believed the a lack'of .cpnfidnnco by the 'public. The government; however, has'decided lhat the public to a large extehCls'behind their return to power and? that a sufficient support will be accorded 'them in .the nextV ttifo. .Little stock is taken hy minis' tors In the report that, a coalition strong, enough to command a majority can he'formed by members other than Ihoaa plcilec-3 to giva support, and. ac- cording'to the statement, the admin- istration Is certain ot a Rood working maiSrlty. "As'a matter of declared a high-omclal. commenting on the re- ports, I've would not be Allowed to do other .than Farmers Support Administration interest with regard.to the groups ff which will compose tho House centres today ahout n meeting of jiiljor mem- bers-to. he held Saturday: Observers point out lhat tho tailtfrc of the Con- servative group to amalgamate with either Ihe lalior or the--, Independent members niatoas it certain thai the opposition will be largely composed ot labor ond members supporting Ihem.! The.farmcis' group is gfeneraily bo favorable to'the present! adminlslraliOTi and Is.tiot expected largely figure in the labor opposition.! Atinouncenient was msde lodar that' a rec'piinl will bo held Saturday in the municipality Slonovrall, al Ihe re- quest bf.A. who polled 980, ds compared ..with 9S4 secured by-W. candidate. government would meet tlie merbbers.with a. view to'thaiformatloii.of a Farmer-Lib era! were slated to'-have ho o.ffi clallfounilatton by. members: of. the cabinet interviewed today. It- t- according to their expressed views the intention of tho government to allow .take-their course and .'count on a majority In the house at the next session. Withdraw Troops b Ireland British Miners' Ultimatum tEAMINOTON, England, .July federation In ses- sion here adopted a reso- lution providing that if the gov- ernment does not withdraw the troops from Ireland and cease fur- nishing'war materials to enemies of the. Bolthevik, a general strike of all-unlonc shall be called. There -waa only vote against rthe re- solution, which wilt be presenled to the special trades union con- gress, which'will meet In London next 4 SIRjVyiLFRID PICKED MEJGHEN AS A "COMER" July ges Pelletler. writing lo Devoir, recalls a prediction made by Sir Wilfrid Laurlor about the new prime minister. Mr. Meighen had just made his maiden speech In 1905, at the age of 32, and had discussed .Ihe Grand-Trunk Pacific meas- ure. "Mr. shortly afterward Sir Wilfraid said lo him, "ivatch that young man; he .willljo far or I am mis- THREE RETIRING CABINET MINISTERS Twins Bom to Lifer in Jail; Father There Too A'nne Hoodc Gagnon, under.sentence of death here'for-the murder by cruelty and neglect of; her step- daughter Aurors, morning gave birth fo twini, a boy and a In the jail Infirmary. The father, T, a Fife sentence in 6t, .Vincent De Paul penitentiary (of complicity In the murder of his daughter. The boy weighed nine pounds and the girl seven. PRINCETON OXFORD LONDON, July defeated oxford In their dual track and ffettf meet at the Queen's Club Here today, Princeton the events. whll6 Oxford wai victorious In four. !rv Unconfirmed Dispatch Published by Herald Wednesday )Ii N. W. RoweU and Hon. Martin Burrel) Will Premier Is Westerner and Canada'; Younfeit Premier. OTTAWA, July The resignation of Sir: Robert Bor- den as prime minister will take effect on Saturday. He will be succeeded by, Hon.. Arthur minister of the inter- ior, who has undertaken the formation of a new adminis- tration. Official announcement to this effect was "issued from Government House at 1.1 o'clock tonight. _ There are to be two retirements from the cabinet. .Hon. N. W. Rowell, president of .the privy council, is returning, to private practice; Hon. Martin Burrell, minister of is. to become librarian of parliament. The two retirementsr it is stated, are not due to the change: in leadership.. Mr. Burreli has, for some time, expressed a desire to return to private life. Mr. RoweU's resignation is based'on the point that a HON, MARTIN BURRELL RIGHT HON. SIR'ROST. BORDEN U. C. I'rcmior, party being created, and an administration formed to repre- sent that party, he is entitled; to ask charge." an honorable dis- CONGRATULATIONS POOR IN OTTAWA, July of telegrams are pouring in today on Hon. Ar- thur Meighen. One of the 'earliest came Brandon of St. Mary's, Ontario, where Mr. Meigh- en was born. It heartiest congratulations of town." Another message carried its congratulations from ..Mr. Meiflhen's parents. It is- expected that .'when Mr. V: Meighen forrnally assumes flee of prime minister on Saturday, :he have his cabirtet slate, llast night's.ari- houncein.ent divided of the. wnainlna members of the Bprdcnjidtnifiis-.r. tration should-maite his work of cabinet making air.' though there, still remains 'the question of provincial representa- tion. Probable Cabinet Timber OTTAWA, July previous resignations Messrs. Carve'.l and. A. K. MacLean, and ot Sir Rob- ert Bordeu, have left the maritime provinces without a cabinet represen- tation. Representation for both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick'is'oti the card with the names of P. B. McCitrdy, formerly parliamentary secretary to the department of soldiers' civil rc-cs- tablishmeut, from Nova Scotia, and Rupert 'VVigAore, member for St. John. City, from New the most-likely appointees. R. K. Green, member for Kooteuay, or H. II. Stevens for..Vancouver center, are most prominently inenlioned lo suc- ceed Hon. Martin Burrell iu life repre- sentation from British Columbia. The appointments would entail a by- election iti each case. Writs have also to bo issued sborlly for a hy-ciccliuu in East Elgin; On- tario. This vacancy was.created by the death of David Marshall, who had represented lliat constituency for 10 3-ears. Altogether then, four by-elec- tions are probable. Merge Departments With the formation of a new udmin- Islratlon, It is likely lhat tliero will' he H merging of some departments'- with the consequent.reduction in the' number of portfolios. migration will probably tie..merged! with Hon. J. A. Catder presiding over them; public works and railways aud- canals are likely to be amalgamated. Hori. J. D. minister of railways, has, in fact, been administering both departments for some -time past. .It j; is likely tie will continue allhoujli the] rumor :ia... current -that -his. retire- Bt to the senate far distant.--- The. work of the department. of sol- cliers' .civil presided' over James .Looffheed, tically prOhably bp. .the depaVTraen f r'At the-preieni'tim Gutirts .holds' "tw6 jpirtfol- militia'and iVhardii-'iljte-'- ly that this arrangement will contiiiiie. Reduction of portfolios-was plaiined-- by Sir Hobert'Burden some montha agOj but.the breakdown in his health interfered with the carrying but of the plans. Hun Reds Now Plan Another Revolution LONDON, July 8.-A Central News dispitcn from Berlin dated Wednesday reports that prepara- tions are''proceedlng for a revolu- tion in Brunswick. The radicals, it is are work- ing feverishly on plans for a gen- ders! strike at the week-end and a new revolutlonary'commrttee is" said to'tiave mass meeting within a day or two'- to consider the question of tic action.' N. Y. FUNDS NEW YORK, July ex- change firm. Demand cables. dollare 87.82. Newspaper Comment on Politieal Changes Privy Co'uncll Regina Post The fteglna, Sask., Post says that In the ranks ot his own party Mr. Mclghen stands forth clearly as the best man for tha premiership. Moro than any other has borne- the burden cheerfully assigning oven the- most thankless tasks and them 'out with a degree of efficiency tow public men in our history have equal- led. The firemlership Is V> tribute to his ability. Fort William Times-Journal Tho Port William, Ontario, Bally Times-Journal says Hon. Arthur Melghcn has on his qualities of youth and energy, and the worst that his enemies can s'ay is that his leadership filvea to tha National Lib- oral aud Conservative party a Con- servative complexion, but for that mat- ter, what olso could be.said of his predecessor? The task today Is up lo Arthur Melghen. It Is for him to demonstrate that he Is a big enough man lo dominate a coaiUi'on, for such, as Its name implies, will be- tho na- tional cabinet. The position Is not one to be. en- Tied or to he lightly undertaken and the new premier will have 'amplo time in which to demonstrate his tactical skill between today and ths dalo of the reassembling of tho house, when tho actual teat of his HUCCOSS.will be made. St. John Standard The St. John, N.D., Standard: "The choice of the party unquestionably will be most cordially endorsed by Ihc vast majority of the people of this country. Mr. Mclghen possesses, per- haps, more peculiarly than olherg, those which are most essential lo the successful carrying, out of the onerous duties pertaining to the odice ot first minister." Vancouver Sun VAXCOUVKFl, July Sun this morniut' says: "Among the supporters ot the Do- minion government tho appointment of lion. Arthur Meighen as premier will be received with satisfaction. Tliero was, in tact, no other choice possible that would have been so good. "The now premier is known to pos- ficas many excellent Victoria Colonist VICTORIA, July Colonist says: "Mr. Melghcn well deserves the hon- or which has fallen to his lot. He pos- sesses a remarkable grasp ot public affairs, is a diplomat shown himself a stickler for detail and abso- lute accuracy iu affairs having.to do with the governance.or the Lo Canada MONTRKAIv July Canada says fl Is ioglcal that the successor to Sir Koberl Borden should be Hon..AT) Unir Jleiglion, Unionism .was borri of. his astuteness, lie has provided (Conlfriued on Page ;