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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME xin. SIXTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE. AIJpBTA, FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1920 SIXTEEN'PAGES NUMBER 18! WHEAT BOARD WILL NOT HANDLE 1920 CROP HUNS STILL BALK Object to Allied Threat That Ruhr Valley Will'Be Occupied MUST-DEUVER: SIX MILLION TONS BY OCT. 15 SPA, July Associated German delegates at the conference here have agreed to the' them by the alljes as to" Germany's de liveries of cual, but will aik for, the explanation of certain arti- cles In the allied note They made this announcement" just be- fore entering Jnto conference with the allied ministers here this af 'ernoon. r jGueagoWbaus Ten Cents Down In Enormous Slump Second Day's Trading Sees Wild Market Owing to Sell- ing Pressure. CHICAGO, July un- derwent sensational break In price today. The market opened ill the way from unchanged fig- urea to 9 .1-2rcents -and WM down 10 1-2 a itsHel in Decem- ber, the principal speculative de hyery The big tumble in values was attributed to lack el.. buying than to any great pressure to sell FORCES KEEP ON Steady Advance Indicated Bj Moscow Wireless Report of Big Battle LITHUANIANS WILL OCCUPY VILNA WOl Go Through Regular Channel of Wheat Board ment Ready to Step if Necessary RAIL LABOR SHORT SPA, July officials 'this morning that any reply had been received from Russian soviet government rela live to the BrUish armistice between Russia and Po- land" SPA. July Associated German delegation at the conference here sent word 10 the BupreineiCourii.il this mcrr.-ss thai the German repl> to the allied ultimatum on toal deliveries worild" not be readj Ijefofe :4rd'clo'clc this 'afternoon." The are .expected .to ask modifi- cation ot the term- of the protocol The reply due at 11 o'clock this I morning From what could he learned during tiie'-niorhing tlie thing.thal was-stand- I ing in Jhe of acceptance by the Hermans of'the allied terms the clause providing for occupation of the I litilift-valleyiuhless tliejcoal deliveries reached a total of. six nuilion tons by October 15 'Dr. JWalter Simons, the German i forelgiiTfclnister, told his colleagues vlien they'hiVt to confer oWr lha al lied .conditions that" this subject had noVhoeri. mentlofied during his con anfjllllerand yesterday when bal agreement virlnallv readied The Germans, It appears, were groat 1 ly annoyed to nnd it in terms handed them in the uoto o( last night mrnm Lid Score-of Team Chosen For McKin- non Cup LONDON, July. suc- cess by the Bolshevik! in their opera- tions against tho Poles along the northern sector of the front is an nounced in Thursday's official state ment from Moscow, received by less todaj Ihe statement says South of tho rner Villa, in the ilno. region, ve defeated thecnemv aldiigyihe entire advance Is continuing (A special dispatch from Kovno re ceived in London Thursday iuseht re Iiorted the oCbUpTftii Bolshevikl This i B1SLKY July St Georges challenge Competition won CaptiCin Bod'ev, jciallj confirmed hut .__ South Africa, Kn (Odaj sav the Poles have agreed with seconn [the Lithuanians for occupation-- of In the second stage winch was shot jviina bj Lithuanian-------- ..._ 20 shots at 600 yards Caiilam I ms Dodles made 91 anil Sergl '12 ani: The BCores and. places ot Canadians were 'i y Major-FJ Victoria, 89, 15th, Lieut MX, Winnipeg, S6, Major L'tton, Toronto, Captain Wi -ind Major 79 The Ctfnadia'ii in the, McKiinlcli chaflejjge cup com C II Major P Richardson, Sergt James. Boa, Montreal, Private George How Czarina Met Her Death of i peace treaty Tietwecu Lithu ia and soviet Russia .was reported gov- ernment hat dtelded that the pres-' eniwheat'board wilt; not function Insofar as the of 1920 is corfcerned. The piarketing of this crop will rtverOo the usual and noraal methods of prewar tinges The government will, however, carefully watch .conditions outside of Canada and will else the right, to proclaim the enabling legislation of last session if conditions jnake It necessary so to act Interest. From" the present point of view it Is hoped th'il be found necessary. Legislation passed a few weeks ago enabled Lthe: government to constitute a wheat board, in con tlniiance'-of J present wheat board. hoard, under the wasrto have.well defined powers and could be called Into operation In the Canada Gazette, should circum -stances r.tcscsary. Official Statement 111 the decision of the government, SirtGeorge fcoster mm later ot trade1" and'commerce this af le following state- Minister of Railways Says Many New Line? Held Up Till Foreigners Come Back WILL BE SHDFF'LE OF C. N. R., G. T. R. MEN has gnen even ___________ course to be pur sued iriTnarketins1 the wheat crop o! WINNIPEG, July in per sonnel through the reorganization and amalgamation' ol the Canadian Na tional Ratlijays, the Grand Trunk the QrandTrunk Pacific, was indical ea bv- Hpn J I> Reid, minister a railways and canals, who armed I Winnipeg today Mr Reid furlher in that the amalgamation woul not interfere with the superannuatlb rights of any of the men on the tw systems He discuised the" future'of supply, and toucl ed-ori higher freigh rates. "It is impossible for me to go inl details of said M Rein have not Vr Hann rior have 1 been over the wester lines 1 have no report uf the situ tlon on' whichLtb base any stafeme ot the solution of the problems uhti 'So it would he-impossible rfor .n to talk of actual changes in perso nel or. any' details of that sort., Ho1 ever, in 22000 miles of railwav, !ers in ,GOtie_ Battle In Streets' of Amherstburg Such Battle Between Forces of Rival Rum-Run- ninjf Gangs AMHERSTBURG, Ont, July 16. the second time In .the courte of a fe'w Amherit- burg yesterday was the scene o.f a gun fight between rival forces of bootleggers.with the difference that while the first fight took place on the banks of the river In dark latest fight wai rut he town during daylight, and lasted for about two hours- Thers was no police interference until .two provincial officers from Windsor. Several men are report- ed to have been'injured and-four are under, a'rrest at the county Jail and the authorities refute to give thrir names.. Washington Post Offered Rowell But He Declines UPTON Beams on Comes on Saturday od Triangular That is Ottawa ters Preparing For Hobdays Canada for is known, apfund miles being hm bi'l was passed at late session of itne, e ,s'gomg to.he no difficult} nhat l'e government ever rarc of the men now PARIS, July Russian i empress and her children burned alive after -the' execution of Mrcholan.at it Is alleged m statements attributed to former" cour- ier to the empress, published here today. Doirovitz said he made vain mistress and her .children. The'empress and the declared, were taken to a'vvoc-d near' Ekaterinburg, Brush- wood was; gathered and a huge fire made, Jnto which .the royal, victims were forced Every time they sought to get of the flames, Oolro.vltz said, they were driven back at of, the bayonet Tatiana, the second 'daughter, fled from the pyre three times and eventually fell pierctJ through Uy a bayonet The em press and heir to the throne, clasped in close walked'almost automatically Jnto the flame! and disappeared In a whirl, of imoke, according to Dol- ,rovlli. v Mayor Church Turns Up Nose At Hydro Royal Cwnmiuion TORONTO, July T..I. Church that If the royal' corrimtasfoh L appointed by the Ontario to InToetigate add report projected Jiydro-etoctrlc radial railways did maJio a ha ijould. drop waste paper basket wtd troat It'with contempt. "The Hydro AMocUUoB wll Ignore' the declared the mayor uid ha adoed IhA the would not giro the eommlMlon any on rndla matters. The mayor did sot thai he tpeaking .tar. the how 'ever. Toronto, Captain P It Martin, Cal Karv, Major Northover, Winnipeg, Sergt W A Hawkins, Toronto, Major Utton, Torontb, Ueut Col P R Bow en, Edmonton Lieut J 0 Nil nipeg, Sergt Major, Goodht-use, Capt J H yincent, Hamilton In tl e shoot-ofl ot 275 marksmen for teven places in the final stages of tho Kings prize competition, Pnv ule itobert Kdmuna, Toronto, vns JbSth, and Sergt Major Goodhonse was 27uth. The shoot-off for additional places for the second stage of the St found the Canadians placed as follows Private Edmund, 103rd, Captain Vincent, U9lh; Private Irvine, Lieut Skinner HUh, and Captain Captain F.' n. the e "for the remaining in the final.' Major Northover, Winnipeg, chosen the Cana- lan team in Ihe.McKinnon-cup'com- etltlon, was sick toil.n and his place n .the t'oam was Lionl. John. ;hnndler, Woodntock, N'.B.' Kour Can- dlana have ''elected -to fire with the hort rifle and tho 'remainder with no-long oh -July 'Southwest of-Minsk the Milage-o[ Ifada, and a of' other During the hgntitig along tlie railway from iiohrmslx to Minsk we captured eight guhs, several thousand shells six locomotives'anA U2 wagijne loaded ivlth biniding' ma terials. and tools "In.ihe and Lenme legions our .advance continues .energetically, In the Sarny and Kovel regions our' Mdvance Is developing siiccefisfully." Lithuania To Take Vilna Associat- ed Press governmental .au thorities. have agreed with tlie .Lith- uanians for the occupation vl Vilna by" Lithiianiari-'troops and this" step soon he taken, according to in received in milliard o.uar Lithuanians was conceded -50- viet'govcrnnient of Russia some .time ago in negotiations between .0 constituteionrheat board with -well D0th svateme" {Continued, on'Page 111 of These Xhcht'Race GOVERNMENTAL BAD AS THE ROADS Ont, July hive eonftxion said J H. exMf for West Ptterooro. In'an addren last eve- ning at Ctumong to the West Posrd of Agriculture, "The Bovernmant at Ottawa Is as bad at yoLfr he con fttxd, to the of the farmgra p.HtMnt. Bobhevik OHetuire In Ukmme Ndw at Stand.lil .r The Husslan iiol offenslv'o In the Ukraine ha to lo ad from fiaphirest jfhlcn declar Ukrainla: If Tlw helAg relnforc by. growing' forces of volunteers, forming In the rear of the Bolshevik, d 'aided 'by the extensive uprisings Me of The Roarl i No One WHS Seriously .Injured NEW. YORK, July Can- adian the yiewpoint ot those who witnessed yes'er day's international yacht race from ohoard tile Ward liner On zaba, the contest was a decided tuci-tss Nmtliei tlie adverse wea llicr conditions nor tbe the defeitder became disabled had any'disheartening effect on tTie sii hundred aatf-Volalcad yachting en- thSsiSsts -n-lio liner yesterday morning :.The Orizaba, which'happened. porl.'was turned mtb a float- ing grandstand for the.occasion, ,with a bar fully etfuipped, eve'n'to cloves.1 For anybody who had at "aversion to prohibition'.could witness the contest 'outside Hie three-mile limit. Thefo'.was a de- 'cided contrast between'.'the couir teiiahces of those who sav.' 'tho :Taco from the Oriiaha' and those who., patronized .the- excursion boats when tho spectators debark- ed at their piers last-.evening. Track. Labor Scarcity opening liewterritory, Sir. Reid, said; 'We are building lines now and the're are riioro iines.'to Much construction 'was Halted oy'tho war. Construction dlfflcult, of high costs and the acarciC> of [abjr Hut I ito not rejll) thml that it is going to handicap us for lonjf from the farms being used for railroad con- struction work, it cannot be.. do lie. H takes foreign labYir, used to that sort 6t work, to handle rails and make roadbeds. It, win., not be Ions, T anl.sure.'bPfore we will see in Can- ada .enough .foreign lahor, of the kiml that railroad construction work must see, to make rapid strides in railroad work. Amalgamation In 'Peg WINNIPEG, .lulv Announce- ment of the first phvslcal signs Winnipeg oC the of lhs; Canndian National and the Grand Trunk Pacific sistcin was made today. Prom this evening the freight terminals and transfer companies the. two systems wilt ba consolidated directly under the jurisdiction ot Gen- eral Agent A.' W; Warner, it was stated unofficially that the downtown ticket offices of the systems would, be consolidated frem .OTTAWA, July' ment to Washington still remains In abey- ance. It to his.ieaving.Ottawa, Hpn. N. W. Rowell wai but declined to accept it Calder OTTAWX July on his appointment as president, of the privv tonnril, Him J A iCalder has taken over tho oiTici; previously oc cunied noAelU Ministers to Holiday OTTAWA, JnV acciim illation of routine Business has been cleaned up it Is thought that there will be a Mattering of the.oiae- members of the cabinet for, This, is the "usual course uuiuwniE a lesslon so arduous ns tho one which closed two weeks ago. .Reconstruction'of the.' government, this year, de- layed the rest. REPAIRS TO RESOLUTE RAPJTOLV EFFECTEfD SANDY HOOK, July rock IV. sustained an aooldent to the bowipflt shortiy before the finish of the. first America's cup race yesterday, which' had it oc? curred earlier In the contest-with the have left the challenger In as hopeleu a condi- tion as' the American t defender; wtikh had-to withdraw because of. broken halyards which allow- ed her mainsail to Repairing SANDY HOOK, N J, July pairs on the cnj> sloop throat halyards pirted- rnlyeeterday's race when'victory over tte.Shjarhrock IV. proceeded rapidly today and there prospect that the defender would ne readiness for another jonat in the America's rap match off Sandy Hook tomorrow We will complete pur'rirprk'pf.'ad' justing rieVhalyards' -.said Robert W. Emmons; managing A new metal to be alnng on the .Resolute and Charles Fran'cis Adams, the cup yacht skipper, Jid not sepm undnh chagrined the acciden't that rdbbed'hlm of a pnb chance of -j Xat designer and lu'id cr of the Resolute, made 4 careful Inspection ol the 'seventj footer'.ind bUpDrlntended 'he repairs on board BACKUS INTERESTS 'HAVE'LOT OF CRUST; WANT MORE PULPWOOD FERNIE, E.C., July first accident resulting from the change in the rule of the road re-. quiring, all vehicles to the right In this district occurred near Hosmer this evening when.a car, driven by Silly, Shourn, going' ran Into a car co'ijjlnn.ivyistj In which J. D. r.H. Perry with Ihelr'wives and two children were coming from near to Fernje io a head-( on-, collision, when both .drivers' kept to th'issame side of the until .loo late to avoid n .crash, Mr.. Sinclair was the hurj .and he riot seriously. .-.Trie front axles of both cars .were ly d'ama'gecf', and one radiator. In- Jured. TORONTO, Jub 16 Backus In tereifs havi marie apphcatio'i to the Ontario government for an additional pulpwood confession of approximate square for water power rights .it White Dog [ario dally ncvvspaiicr-publishers are opposing the application" on the ground that'll! view ol the retugiil of the .Bscfcils interests to sujiply newsprint iii" Canada even at'cbiihtry' contract prices for export lo foreign countries, in tho public Interest that they should bo granted- additional niil'pw'ooc; limits or water power rights in Canada. "I Notice to Advertisers _ Deadline for Advertising Copy In order to socurn careful attention la a .possible to pub- lish on Orii'tf, all adTertiscmenta should bo in the of'icb pf'the Herald before four o'clock (or publication the following diy.-y Advertisement.1 received on the morning of publication cannot bo guiranlebd insertion and' cannot recoirc the attention Iho Herald would'like toigive ila no- vertisert. The of Bavcrtlsers is kindly, requeslcd. V'. BOVINE PAIR WERE BEASTLY DRUNK ON MOONSHINER'S MASH 4- DURHAM, N. C., Jufiii Kiug, H liVifie this city, lost night loiind two othls cows In a stupor in ttielr .pasfnrtf appsrenlly trom some strange A veterinarian was called annh PATKOL AMHUSHED IN ICELAND DUBLIN', July police patrol was ambushed near :I.ansborough, Wednesday one orncer being killed inflfantly'by the first volley. His companion, who was wounded, relurn- fid-lhe fire until fl.fflmunltion. waft exhausted, using the hls'dead co'rarade'as R breastworXs. The West Meath county council has ordered all courthouses In the.county closed and government official! evict- ed.. It lias directed" ithe Irish Repub- ilcsr. array to prsvsnt masi'tritss ant! other government officers entering these buildings In the future, assert- inS that the Sinn Fein courts lave siipcrceded these functionaries, Say Body of Small Found; Police Doubt July- dispatch fronVMngara Falls..Ontario, says that "Red1' Hill, a local river man, today picked-lip a body in the Niagara river whose description, fits with that of Ambrose J. Small, the missing Toronto millionalre theatrical man. Pojlce TORONTO, July Toronto poiice aro Invtsflgatlng the story from Niagara Falls the finding oi a body of a description corresponding with that of.Ambrdse 3. Small, tht missing theatre Many such rumors have reached them before ami "havo'hceit found to he cases ot mis- taken Identity. Los 'Quakes Once More LOS ANGELES, July vere earthquake: at 10.10 o'clock morning, apparentlyjc'e.ntereiJ In Los Angeles city, caused slight damage to some of the older build Ings, broke a number of plate glass: windows, and frightened the citi- zens generally No extensive dam- age was reported. Various departments of the lUp- cric-r and police courts had barely opened their morning sessions when the shock came. People ran In screaming, with here and there one remaining to. pray or falllnfl to the floor In a faint. Some plaster was shaken from the walls and ceilings in the court house. Another Shock LOS AKGBU5S, ac-vere cartliqnake Ehock was telt nt 127-pm It was followed at 1 pm by a more violent Quake. A brick chimney fell acrois the en- trance from Iho Third. street tunnel: alarms were the damage was reported to ho trifling. HARVESTING RYE NEAR BRANDON U.S. MARKETS after n lengthy, pronounced "oo-.stly A search'for' the cause led to the discovery ot i big inoinis.hlno ctlll -In'- secluded corner of the Tho cows hail eaten a "of.Hic mash rfsliod by Ihe whiskey.manufacturers., SIX ITALIANS KILLED IN SPALATO RACE RIOTS Dalrrlatia. July Associated' .outbreaks agatml-llallanSiherc.Silnday resulted In Ihe of Oi.iilj. of the Italian .cruiser other three Kalian sail- ors and a boy ,ot fourlecli. closo .280 Minneapolis December close ......262 Man, Jufy J >fcCornbc. ot harvestlns his crop.of rye ycsterrtsy This is tho first report (h the Utan lion district ot harvesting operations Mr. McComhe of he expects will average about 20 biiahels.to.lttn acre. Herreshoff had no comment to on the performance of the Shamrock Bailors on the Resolute expressed opinion that the Liptott challenger cannot lift the cifp ii, Sir Thomas Happy The Shamrock's crew were today aboard .their tender whlln Sir Thbmas Lipton heamed with fire good humor on visitors who called o congratulate him on his steam richl, the Victoria The accident tn the Resolute, coming on top.oMhrea minor mishaps earlier In the seawn, ha loss of the mast off New Haven, (ho breaking of the jaws of the gaff_ and the carrying away ot a topmast off Newport, hid a tendency to sorue- what shakft the faith in tho ability :of_ the to hold togeth- er until pi Ihe-jseason. It Is claimed, howeveY, that day's race has demonstrated thai Res- olute possesses better weather quali- ties and that In the light she is several njlnutes faster up the than Shamrock It was on iiicli; a point of sailing and under anth con dltions thai thp challenger was thought toibe superior Anotrftr Test Tomorrow The two jachts have yet to test their relatlve'abilltles down the breeze or broad off under largcy Is expected to come tomorrow in a thirtj mile race over a triangular cotirae. It. was, also anticipated today that Designer Nicholson and 'Captain Bur on of tho Shamrock would: endeavor ;o obtain a re measurement o( tho challenger In the hope of still further reducing time allowance since H explained that the cha'lcnger is using a mnch smaller club topsail than was Included In the original measurement ot the York CJuh'omcfatr. Shamro'ck Deserved Win July Canad- ian expressing regret 'at the'accldent to In yes- lerday'R, race, the New York papers are practically, unanimous in declaring TContinueiToh Page Socialists Attacking Draper as a Result of ,v _ uiseiosures AMERICAN KILLED WARSAW, July latcfl Amerlcan-hns been killed and another is missing in the 'jaUle hctween the Poles and Ru sian Bol Rhevikl In Ihe region ot Minsk, ing to reports" from tho front. Alex- antler of Chicago, r.ti Amsr-. icrfn Y. M. C. A, worker with the Pol- iah army, was shot and killed by'a Holshcrlfc attired In a Polish uniform, while Captain Merlon Cooper, of Jack- sonville, Florida, has beeh missing lor four days' since starting an airplane reconnaissance. .1'-- the OTTAWAr July denial of the' statement attributed to a delegate of the Montreal Trades and Labor Council in that city last night to the effect that he had used sums of -money, ifi. bribing delegates trflrles and faboV congress conven- I1. M. Draper, scc- thH also slalc'dftbat 'as 'agent inr Vast President ''Allen tiarkef of the 'Inter- national Brotherhood of Railway Main leftance-and Shop Workers, in the disbursement ot the which was scht to him by Barker. He declar- ed that the money had boeri properly usad for for yfhlch it was inlendcil. Uf. Draper belittles the alla'ck1 made upon him by Iwlegaln' Korrlgan of Montreal, who, he.slates, belongs lo the revolutionary Socialistic type of worker, t NORRIS GOVERNMENT ME6T8 TONIGHT July first oKcial mealing of the Nor> rls (tovernment following the re- cent provincial'election will held here tonight, Fol'owinrf V lltfllL uti c i k w t_ I'ha caucus at which prncticallr _ all government members wm b8 present A definite1 annoiih.ce meat of the Intentions ?r the- numinlslralion Is expected. ;