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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SIXTEEN PAGES ALWWA, SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1920 SIXTEEN PAGES-. NUMBER 178 RAILWAYS ARE ASKING 30 P.C. FRHGHT RATE INCREASE OFFSET WAGES' BOOST WARSAW IS NOW IN DANGER Retiring All Along Evacuate Brest-Litovsk Only BARON "JACKY" FISHER IS DEAD I BOUSHIES CROSSING BERESINA RIVER Jith Polish forces are (firiihdrawlng.from Bresl-Litovsk, Vil- }3ia u, refiiilt of the great Hutsian Bolshevik, offenshc, jcLorcl 1115 to a telegram received bv the L Information this morn Former First of the Ad- miralty Sveennbs Operation. July HWAdmiral Fisher, first baron of Knver- stonc, and former first lord of 1lie "admiralty, died this moru- Lord Fisher'undcrvcp.t a ser- i lous (Deration jeslcrdjj and tfailed io rallj. Kiacoation of BreslLItoisk Viloa Career Lord began his naval career In 1854 -mil" while on active service took part In the Crimean, Chinese and Egyptian wars, He became lord of the admiralty in J892 and first sea lord of the anmiralty In 1904, n hud PhiEk wbuld seem to indicate a hc neld for silt >ears general wfth-lranul of Ihe Polish line! He emerged from retirement in Oc to the frontiers of the uen republic tober, 1914, to resume his post as first dispatches from lord ot the admlrallv and direct eliown the Polf4 to be slrusgling tho natal warfiro Germam ugalnst tho Russian soviet prmles a His rigorous pol'cr caused him to, be i.ons'derablc distance cast of Brest'ltermed 'The Kitchener of the fcavj" I'insK seem'and chief creditiai betn'claimed for The Polish question iwas tka taUJect Lloyd George Great BrlUfn and Premier Miller tmd of premiers ton' if could be clone to, help the Poles in their pres- Mt military difficult) Premier Llovd George is understood to have said that in Men ot the agree taeat concluded between Great ritaln aiid 'the Russian Bbviet he'dit! ot feel disposed to do anything more -han diplomatic support to the roles Premier JMillerand is reported hs It; btaled Premier Borden Lays Down Mdghen Sworn in Canada's Prime Minister Latest of the New Premier HON. NAMED liini in the botll'ng flp of the German _ navy.. Cabinet dlspntes led to his 'e 1910 signing In May, 1916, hut he continued to sene government in various capacities througnout the war, and was a p'romment naval critic Born In Ceylon' Lord Fisher was born on Ihe Island of Ceylon, January 25 184J, and was the eon of Captain'William Fl-sher, of a stationed in the East at ths time- He entered the navy when .only, 1J years of age and was cornmtssloned Jleuteaant in mo From this time on his rise in continuous. He was married In Frances Broughton.iwho died in 1918 He is survived bj tea son and three daugh ters i s Popilar yel_v v Lord mifny years a jopUIar Idol In QreaKBrtUIn, ing the affection and confidence ot every rank of the people. Known, as .the "father of houghl" because he was to realize the vast warship. During his term as fifst'.-sea lord of: the from ISMr to irluallv cntirtlj changed the i cslabll bed and outworn strategic dis- position of the fleet, and threw no' fewer than 150 warships, from InK meuse jron-clLds lo light cruis.e'8, iato the sciap heap as obsolete and out of dote Being a reformer by nature, Lord Fisher's, 'allack on the'. British naval administration in September, the ex- penditures being ruadc as "ruinousT might-LhaVe been expected, biiyt .causV ed a great sensation empire Later Lord Fisher declared that In tie' submarine the, fa lure sea fighter and that develop ment of aviation had made'invasion ot Great Britain Jrnpractleab'e rj I nrd Fisher had beca seriously ill since early In Slay, when he-under- went an operation. Arflmr Mci- as iireuner C. O. Bal- li3Il JS 11HD1S .jisheiiii ami PRIME JfiEplR ONLY OTTAWA, President somOjtimo lodai The place tif the meeting'' also has been selected tilt officials.would not disclose this in advance of the nublication.of the call. The United .States will not be repre- Vented at'the It Is not a party to. the treaty ot Versailles July is amiounceil that delegates from Canada are to take part-tn tho big .parade of Orangemen which is to be the feature of the cele- bration of Uie anniversary of tie ot the Boyne.cnrMomlay, Notwithstanding.-the sensitive con- dition of public feeling, confidence that I order will not be disturbed ed by oincials'hcre. Elaborate jatfons are being made-for the cele 'bratlon.. nenionstrations: have befin forbidden in the but ar rangcmenls have Ijeen-'made for a great mass, lueeli.rig at nr park four miles distant, to which all processIonB will lead It Is expected that persons .will imarch in Uie principal parade. In addition, to the Canadian delegates there will he representatives or.Orange socletien In Australia, N> Zealand, South "Africa and the United States Sir Kdward Carson." the Unionist 4 REJECT VILLA OFFER MEXICO icny Jui> The government has decided to iipi a pariy to, ne treaty 01 verwu es. 0, be the Mr Wllyn will issue the call al a unitation of the allied governments, I lppealillg to the government 'to deal MEXICO icny Jui> 10 The government has decided to reject the peace proposals, .of Francisco General. Ser- rano, Under secretary of war and niarme, told the'Associated Press today. Only uncondition- al surrender, he declared, would be accepted. PREMIER ME1GHEN Governor Cox's Running Mate FRANKLIN D.-ROOSEVELf 'prime was tint minister but held secretary forjextcrnal affairs {aa Was the case wKh Sir -Robert fnr .which he received a saljry.-.LWcr legiilitlon- pasted last howeverr tHere made -a dis( provision for a ter and H was to tlni office that Mr. Melghen took oath this morn Ing East Is Entirely In Dark About Coal Output of Alberta -t> Officials of Coal Operators Point Out Inaccuracy of flontrta Statement that Alberta Are Now Working w Greatly Increase Output ,KILLS EIGHT WORklNfe ON PILEDRIVER July workmen employed on the state Industrial canal were killed today by llghtnVg'ctrlklng a plledriver under which they had taken re- fuge from a stoVm, SPARTAN 1 DOCTOR CHICAGO, July Or- Ijnrio P. Scott, one of Chicago's' besl-known the most amaz-. Inj operations 1n surgical annals by. slicing 12 Inches of flesh from his own.leg.anil transplanting It to that of-rjii wife to perform- ed the operation with razor. Throughout the operation, which lasted an hour, talked wth and rtuttenrs, and ex- plained eiih step was taken, and whit were to follow. He. took no anaesthetic, not even a local one, and despite'the intense pain, showed no outward signs of his sufferlnfl.; Dr. Scott served overseas In the United States medics', His wife Injured stx weeks i ago In an'automobile accident, resolutely with the cruel and treacher oustwarfare.being Carried on Und and plGdktag Ulsiermcn to ever do their dutv us loral llrllish flUZens, If called upon.' Among Ihe .olher resoliilions will be one expressing the determination of Ormigemen the civil and liberty for which their an- cesturn fought xt .tho Boyae river." Several ilelachi'nenls of soliiiera in full eiiulpment waro detrained at oub- nrban stations yesterday and inarched into Ihe .city. The city council at a meeting yes- terday defeated a -proposal- to close saloons on Monday, the voio being 28 to 27. Public1 on Monday have hccri forbidden prohibition law passed duringHhe'war, or, s.econd, introduce wine anil beer third, permit the sale of nil.spirituous liquors? .under -license. Tbo campaign of and "dry" forces, .which concluded last night, has. hitter, nil; classes in Hie 'corrinutnlty joining In It. Bright sunsliino favored the Voters toda> The earl> vote hero only N. Y. NBW Y011Kt Ir- regular. Sterling, demand cables Canadian dollars 87.20. .LONDON, July that Iho German delegation at Spa had signed to accept tho allied de- mands regarding disarmament was re- in Berlin after a dispatch to-the Times, filed at Berlin'late yesterday. Thej people; the message generally" recognised Germany must" accept the allied to'rms. although there .was much activity In political circles and some popular feeling against the ing, of the security police. impression Is general says Xhe-dispatch, "that It was useless any longer wlthjthe entente, and that best for the.Gsrmans" to make''forms wlttt their adversaries quickly, lest worse things befall. The public lias shown it was particularly Interested in the decision, at; Spa." Trial of Murderers SPA. July tha'l :tjie list of Germans accused ot violations or the laws of war must bo CALGARY, July statement ot ''a leading coal in Mont- contained- in a Canadian Press dispatch from that city lhat the mines In the west, "already market all their is of.those in- stances, in the opinion of coal ators and others ot the dellber- j ale- campaign -'oh the part of 6ome m the east to teen the western Sr product out of tbc eastern ninrkel :Thc acluaV facts arc lhat many do- mestic'.coal mines In Alberta, owing of-orders, "are at tbe. present only to about 25 per cent; of their This particularly applies -to liruinheller. the largest1 do- mestic-coal producing district of the province. WUen the dispatch mentioned was shown to W.-F. McXelll, the secretary of.lhu Western Coal Operators' Asso- made lo Increase The pro- hibition adherents were purtlcjilarlj well equlpnctt and said thit thj early voting appeared; ty bo nittch irj their favor. -Muny wompn are' working at llio noils anil m'any women arc voting. some of the'city polls the women voters outnumbered two lo one men in the early voting. m fair tolnme but a great effort was It thf collapse of the Berlin government were to be avoided were tl by a commission which met 'terdij Henry Ford May Lead New Party Application Filed By Railway Association With Board of Ry. CommissioBcrs. CLAIMS MUST BE HADE UP cjatlon, this, official at once refsrre to Drumheller as a case In poin lack of'orders-wag! the cans of lha present limited'output.- The Montreal merchant, he said, was ut- terly un a ecruainled .with thefactual position-of affairs In the west. In Mr. McNelH's opinion the thing for eastern people to do was to make arrangements for all the coal'they could gel from-the United Stales to go to Ontario and Quebec, allowing the western coal to take care of mar- kets from the Great Lakes west. That, ho 'sairi, was-fl feasible proposition. He strongly-asserted that it was the weight of folly for people'ln Manitoba to burn eastern coal when the people of Ontario were suffering for want of product and mines Alberta were; shut down owing to there orders. F. B. Harrison, assistant' to.'W, T. Armstrong, the director .at coal opera- tions, slated that the Montreal man was talking nonsense. If of coal, including the freight, woiild'bc Satisfactory to the-eastern consumer, Alberta could supply them iwlth all their requirements. He confirmed the fact that at tha'present this the Drumhc-ller fields alone were only working to about 25 per cunt, of tbelr capacity. MONTREAL', Jtity adian Canadian Railway Association, represent- ing all the lines in the Domin- ion, announced this morning that an application will be made to the railway commission at Ottawa for a thirty per cent in-' crease in freight rates. The application 'for the Increase was filed this morning with the rail- way communion at Ottawa. The Claim 'The Railway AuocbUm'i In ihel course ot Its annoTOCement.-, states that the application is t i upon present coats of: raflwiy' opera' tlon, including cost of labor and cost ot material. The Increases in these costs to date, latuording to the appli cation, excee'dVVr enormous sums the IncreJised revenue obtained from the advance Itf rates granted a August, 1918 i At that time wage were promise! and gtren to the rallwav em based on increases given, or to be glyenr'n Iho united States- linaer tlw soHSalled thongh these Increases 'were accon panled by rate changes calculated to s off set "the expense, Ihe effect of the new rates being only to the gross revenni 1 of railways as against additional -wage costs thus cretClng a., discrepancy of foi the first year following the Introduction of the new rates of wages and tolls Thin discrepancy Instead of shrinking, Is daily growing greater, say the rail- way officials. Prices of'coal; of rails, s engines and other principal needs ot the roads have risen, they allege bv rioro than one hundred per cent, the beginning of the war period Yank Farmers Will Study Our Market Method CHICAGO, July Canadian delegation of United Stales farmers Is arranging to. to Canada Julv IS to stndy CanaaJan eTretems of cooperation In marketing ot crops So far as Is known at tbe general office of the Farm Bureau Federation here, this Is the first trip tftnd The %lsit will he condncted by the Farm Bureau Federation.'One farmer from each of the grain growing states is to he selected and J W Howard, president of the federation, will be one; of the party. The farmers-from this side of the line will attend the meeting.'of the Canadian Council 'of Agriculturer In, Winnipeg, July IS Altar that the expects to spend some.days In Canada studying co-operative methods. here jc't iccortling la: nn- offlclnl announcement. .TulcB Cambon of Franco was .chairrnan- ot Ihb cnmjjiisslon, the members of which I Included representatives of Great ISri Millionaire's Son Killed By Canadian Lieutenant CfllCAUO, July 10. The ragged stranger Killed by Carl Wanderer was partially Identified todAy us A. U'Wat- son, sAld to be the aon of a New VbrX "mlllldnalre The Identifica- tion was made by Mrs. Catherine Vari- osnr city, who visited the morgie this'afternoon after 'reading news- paper descrtrhions of the borly.v Watson Is said to have been a inefn- her 6f tho Canadian Bspeilltlonsry Force. It is prcsumcd'he made the acquaintance of Lieut. Wanderer whfto in the service. Wamlerer was ordered hold "to the grain! Jury mi two chzvgcs of murder tgilay by tho J'jry. France, Italy and 'Germany. One of ttio German delegates was Dr. Carl )Ieinzc, minister of justice, V.Baron nirkenhcad, lord chancellor of- Great Britain, opened- tho discus- sion, referring to a statement by Ger- man delegates regarding the difflc'.il' lies encountered by the-German su- preme-court nl Ijelpsic. because- 6f a lack of ileiall in Iho charges made against accused Gerumns by the lies. He declared the had 'decided-trial at Lefpsic should.ho nc- ccpteOy'lhe allies as-aa cjcpcrimeni and that'the commission would con- fine -Iticlf to produce evidence from 'coonlriM'. other .lhan Qermany. Ite suggested thin evidence should be ac-' .cerrted 'according to the rules of pro- .cediiro prsctfced In the countries from which It cnmo, admitting fhsl tho Ger- man afiorney-senernl and court had been given a very difficult task, nssuin- ing'llial-n bona fide effort would bo1 arrive at the truth. I July summoned to Chicago by the com- r mlttee of 48 arid representatives of I tlie single tax movement, got to- gether teday .lit'the preliminaries i of in attempt to nominate a fusion third party presidential-candidate lo run on a platform satisfactory to both elements. Henry Ford and .Charles H. .Ingersoll, watchmaker, .were discussed'as possible selec- tions. CRITICiZES VALERA WASHINGTON, Juij adian T. nell director of the Na- tional Bureau-of tHe Friends of Irish Freerfim, In a statement Is- sued here yesterday criticizes the activity De Valera of the socalledJrlsh republic and that of Frank as well, at the two United States national con- ventions. ODD3 ON YACHT RACE NOW STAND 8 TO 5 Nova Scotia Nominations NBW YORK, July (Canadian Belling Odd9 on thp interna- tional cup race, shortened yesterday and there 8 to 5 Against the- tlritish cbaltenger, .backers of the Conservatives Nominate HALIFAX, July lives of Halifax City and county at their convention lasl ntght-.nonilnaied Aldi-iman Frank Gillls, -Kilwanl P. Power, druggist; H. A. .Benton, real cslato agent; B. F. Darlmoulii, and John Archibald, fftrm- Icr. of Jiiddlo Mils quod oboit, to cOn- test the the coming provin- cial elections. They arc- all now men l.u.Lhc..rulUlcni field. v Lady Is Nominated AJIHEnST, N.S., July tho Consen'allve convention held here yesterday, Mrs. H. W. Rogers, of Amherst, widely-known Caiiadtan au- thor and governor of A cart 13 Univers- ity; E. C. Leslie, of River Herbert, and Percy U. Splcer. of Parlsboro, worn nominated lo contosl the con stlliiency. in the approaching provin- cial elections. Farmer-Labor Fusion Shamrock are odds of 2 to The of. time allowance is atlchllon. .Yesterday a. wager of even was made that Slianirpck Kill -not have to give the Jdcfeuiitr oio.rQ.tliAn p.nvmi niiuiilr-.s.. BULLETINS July Tho Winnipeg Telegram says: "Fcrty-flTe million Is to be distributed throughout Western Can- adi Immediately ns payment on tie participation certificates. of the Can- ada Wheat Board making an advance of over tho .amount of the Initial payment intimated at a recent nulling of tho boarJ "Following a jSrlvalo meeting of the board ID Winnipeg which terminated yesterday alternoon, It was Ibarneil imolTlclally that arrangements wcro for the-: payment of Su ccnta ft oushcl on the certificates. wlilch will mean tne distribution of "A .short time ago the board an- nounced lhat the certificates would be-- redeemed at riot less than 40 cenlrt a bushel and that the flrsl payment would ho 50 per cent. It could not be' today definite price iiad been toed or If the lion vnliie of Ihc certlflenUs would ho rusiun on vni AMHERST, July Al lha! mnch in eiceas of the amoirat original farmer, convention a farmer-labor fus- !y (nnotincad, namely, 40 cents a Ion was brought about, the labor parly dropping, two 'of ils candldales. and agreeing to accept two .farmers to complete the lickst, Tho tyo fepre- senlalives of Ihe farmers 'nominated were 0. McKenzle, of Malflgasli. and Warden (if. Pugwash. The rciiroDontnltvc of labor oil the' lickcl Arr.hlo Norrls. of SpriliRliill. biislicl." PORTUGUESE CABINET LISBON', Jufy The ralhel. of Anlonlo Maria Da Silva. resigned yes- terday because of of sufficient pjtirliamentary support. Tho cabinet was formcJ Juno 27. ;