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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta RACE IS "NO RACE" Did Little More Th'ii'ri in Six-Hour Time-Limit Canada's New "NaiioAoM' Cabinet TERROR MAY REPLACE BURTON AS SHAMROCK SKIPPER July Captain Wm. P. -Burton-- will be chance at the wheel of Shamrock" IV. N f of llio sjllfng tirac limit i Hrit'sh challenger rev X from .-i parent d it v fio b ids onin- (up defender, ilf )lule iu ll'f -ecom! meet todav uf iLo Itta lor the Amenta iJ I ho dcrotioer handlo.1 Ivv ip tt. n Charles' r Adams II ud tiiure'than a luilf hours .rt 7 i o UotK I mlcr the "us the 30'iue mm f. course nad to he covertr1 with In hours b> the leading it1' 1 to fl'i1." race. iThe time limit would nut.. actually_ have expired- until hut a Mtle more than 20 .minutes before that hour; Kesolulo. bad s_atl'and-the. committee hoat thr no race Bignat. .At _ that "hour .Shamrock IV inore than two milps from the ctuke that have sent her: on last leg -of the- race. Yachtsmen- Laud Shipper -The still IV. cne Resolute nothing -Shamrock having captured the first nee Thurs day, Resolute -was drop an accident: But-tne ecore-ciocs uot tell iho IB ot the two date, hi every. minute- of iioth races" Re'solute'-has. shown Her. to the ..green Invader American ioud in tlieir pniso of Captain and the sloop lie com glands _, -.near_race v.-as mii under iroiidltions- Ideal -.In every particular save, 0110 of a stiff- lireeze. May Change Shamrock Skipper HOOk luly Specula tfon and bclou, decks on the Amr-rira 5 cup racing fleet it nuchp r today iii'lhe horseshoe, .centered upon the successor to Capta'iri'Wm. P. Bur- ton, whom Thomas Linlon plans (o as fakippei of the- cup cbal longer. Sir Thomas and Captain-Bur- ton have hau several talks on the inal ;tef and Captain. Burton still, as skipper 'of; the Shamrock, though the announcement -that he -has been succeeded in command maj be expect ed at in} time 'Captain Albert W. Turner, s.iillng rnasi.cr.of the Upton cup -sloop who had the wheel of the Shamrock when she -made sonie of her gains in Sat- urday's was being talked o[ to- day as Shamrock's new .skipper. No H6M.J-A.CAI.OER, KON, A.SlFTON lirnnisJratton E.SPINNEY- SIR IN CORK Street Fighting Caused Many Casualties Following Bay on- etting of Soldier MILJTARY PATROLS CONTROL THE CITY CASE AT BURMIS Body of Foreigner Found Un- der C. f. K. Had Been Slashed REMAINS HAD BEEN DRAGGED UNDER CULVERT Prince Joacldm of Hohenzollern Commits Suicide (Conlinued.cn Page Nine.) Soviet Russia Is Wing to Make Peace With Poles British Government in Receipt of Official Notification to This Effect. uf Former Ger-i man Kaiser Creates Sensation in European Circles t C, BERLIN, July Joachim; of Hofieniollern, ye-ujig est son of former Emperor Wil helm committed suicide today in Potsrfam Joachim "is.: believed to have been in. financial, straits. :'He re- cently was divorced Later advices say Prince. Joa- chim shot himself Saturday in his residence, the Ville Leiantz, Pots dam. He was to St. Joseph's Hospftal he died a few hours later Joachim recently haji.been suf- fering from great mtfntal depres- sion. The only member. former imperial Potsdam, is Eltel the .former trrt- peror's second son. Parents 'Shocked DOORS' Holla-id }uij soclaled .announcement ot Prince Joachim's death' came to Doom Castle .like.a thunderbolt. The former'German-empress, who during the past week has again heel seriously troubled by, her; heart ail ment, W believed not to have been in formed of .the tragedy. The ex-eni peror, however h if hern told of 1 and has been greatly affected the untimely'end ot his favorite son. Prince Joachim saw.- his parent nmto reccntlj It b-iMng been only Ihe mlddle'of.Jtrne when he paid thei a visit to Ddorri" Castle here. Blow to Brother WIRUBNOEN, Hoiland, July The tidings of- tho sudden death Prince Joachim came as a great blott to his brother, the former. German crown The.' probably will go to Doorn, tho retugo of the former emperor, this after- noon. Bus. For West ThisfYear One Railway'lfslimate j, CALGARY, July iiondtea million bwa- els is the estimate at pi esent placed crop of the three western provinces by gen- eral the1 Alberta C. P. whoretuined to Calgar> Monday-morning'after a close inspection "of some portions provinces. Al- beita's quote, he said, would be some.whei-e8 about seventy million bushels Canada andU.S.10 Avert Coal Famine Railway, -jComm issioners Have Been to Washington to Con- fer on Plant, (4 CORK, July military lorries loaded with loldlers which passed through the streets of Cork at 3 this morning were at- tacked with bombs and blown up and seventy uldiers were Injured. The threw 29 borhbs. This attack followed a night of terror Into.'which: the city; .was plunged is a'res'ult of street fight- ing In which Sinn Felners and the .military participated. Two men were'ltllled and forty_were wound- ed In the gun fighting which well over the 100 mark. The Sinn '-Feiners used the guerilla tactics -which had .been outlined. In 'the plan of campaign of the republican army. COHK, city was in a state of terror last night as a result ot a street fight which broke outjfol lowing the bavonettlng indae'nt In the street- In which -a former, soldier .was killed. About IB p.m.- indiscriminate firing started In vlrtuall) all sections of the city. casualties reported up to this morning were one 14 wounded. i The firing wblcb. was participated in, it is said, by military.patrols In mo I or-, lorries, and armored: cars, caus ed consternation. Frightened women and children, hurried' streets and doorways and knocked frantically .it numerous bouses" Volunteer.patrols, niirrled. to thelr'aE- Elslar.ce, but several girls and former soldiers already bad been Jilt by; flying bullets and were tpjhe hospital Tbe rush of from the prin cipal streets was followed by Railway Brotherhoods Will Condsider Award In Billion Dollar Wage Demand Today CHICAGO, July ttrst grand council for moro than a jeir ot esecuthes, general chair men and general committeemen of the 16 recognized railroad, brotherhoods' opened-in Chicago; toclav--to pass upon the. wage' award ot tho railroad labor, board. The board's decision, It has1 been announced, will be made .public- tomorrow Although Ihe board has no legal, jurisdiction over Canada, its deci- sion will, in fact, be operative In the Dominion, as the Canadian Pa- cific IS reported to-haTe'junder- ,taken to incorporate the.findings of the bnited States board in an agreement 'be Canadian brotherhood. According to union rules, quo" lions of a wage increase must bo submitted to a referendum' rote entire membership. of the unions, but !t was pointed-out to- day, tliat the call for ,the grand council slated the >purn08e of the gathering to he consider and pa'gB finally upon, the'award made board.' 'Samuel E. Heherling, president SwUchmenla Union ot North America, declared that it It were decided the award was unsatisfactory, action would be taken by the.16 brother- hoods The wage increase asked by Hie railroad workers, .ot .whom there are nearly two million, would total more than a The dc'niands range Irdm 25.3 per cent. for shopmen to 66 4 per cenl for maintenance of ray employees. LONDON, July British government today received a note from the Russian soviet govern- ment stating that Russia pre- pared to agree to an armistice and to make ptace with Poland. The-note- was sent by George Tchitcherlnrtrie foreign minister. It was In reply to .the British pro- posal.for an armistice and peace conference, In the note the soviet govern- ment made a fresh proposition Which Is under .consideration by the British cabinet. LONDON, July Bolshe- vik, according to'a communica- tlon issued at Moscow Sunday, are energetically pursuing the Polres southwest of Vilna. In the direc- tion of Lida and Baranovitchl the Bolshevik aay they.have-reached important'points to-thc of Baranovitchl. Bolshevik Take Llda WAK8AW, Jiily of Llda. .W miles soulh of Vllna, by the Holehcvlk nfler heavy flghitrg, Is're- ported fn a communjCRUon issued by the war offlce today. In Southern Po- i lesja fho Bolshevik .drove out- Polish raountnlneers and occupied the village of Unbrovrlcu, Strong Bolshevik at- locks, adds the communication, have been repulsed arotmrV Huslatlyn and Arzornanlc and In the region of Dublin. The DoishuYiH lo be re-grouping for ii drive orj Kovel. about 75 nilles aonlheas! of Brest-I.Hovsk. Some Districts Had Good Shower Sunday (From Our Own Correspondent) TA11KK, July lasting from leu minutes iu the. river belt northeast of town, lo half an'liour iiorlh and west Of there, fell -ibis1 (Sunday) evening about 6.30.'p'clock.; The storm trav- elled from northwest In n southcnsler- ly direction, tbe.-7lver a short distance, abCeVing to Iho northeast. of tha river about Ion miles. Ihs rain was very heavy, and also west ot there. Along fhb river northeast, heavy whila it lasted, about ten to fifleeh with a'feu- shots iOt -hall but doing' no 'damage twelve miles northeast of town. No signs ot liftlJ-Dorth .of the' river. A few drops fell in by a whirl of dust. Tide of Immigration To Canada From Europe Has Started in Earnest RECORD POTATO PTllCE ST. .10HX, July small consignment of last year's po- tato crop brought down the St.. John river Saturday 'sold at nine cents a po'untl, .which fig- ures 6tit at JH.S5 u barrel, a record price. f> URGES TURKS NOT TO SlflN TREATY CON'STANTINOPLB, July A circular has been po9led on the dead walls of SUmboiil, iirgin'g a boycott on the powers forcing the treaty on Turkey. It exhorfa all Jlusselmcn to arm themselves with pistols and hat- chets and drive out the "weak leaders who yield to tho demands "of foreign CTS who are seeking to diminish Mos- lem Sugar Jumps Three Cents Pound More HALIFAJC, July here have been advised that the Acadla Sugar Refinery has ad- vanced the price of sugar three cents a pound, so that a bag of ICO pounds, which formerly "lold to the retailer for will now coat J July public- ity dcparlmcnl of the Canadian Paci- fic Hallway slated that the great Euro- pean Invasion Canada .has been 'ex- periencing since shipping was releas- ed Is vory general and drawing Immi- grants from a large area. Every con- tinental country, ally arid neutral, Is bringing it" quota to the persistent Stream. Every steamer" failing from European portFi for tb6- Dominion Is crammed lo capacity the class of th6 new Canadian settler was never higher nor of a better type, -The vesBpls nf Pacific Ocean 'services alone handled passengers in the months of April and of this total 15.350 avowed their'intention of settling In the Do- minion and making their homes here. parly of 65 ms tusky Hollanders out to ..Canada under the e'scort of the Canadian Pacific rwilway, went throngh to Alberta, where they are (aWrig farms. The majority of them wsre; accompanied byrtheir fanitllos and the parly repre- sented among them capital to the ex- which If being put Into weslcrn land. Tho .Hollanders are ill expert farmers. JuH Hon P B Carvell, chaif nun of 1113 railroad board, anil Commissioner-McLean, who have beer., in; conferring with members' of the'. "United States inter-stale-.commerce com- in -regardito the fuel sit- are-'expficled back in Ot- tawa this'.afternoon. Early pre- litnhmr) action -looking to con servallon" of coal may be expected capitals as result of the that the people of the Dominion are In a large measure-, dependent on the United coal.-more par- ticularly authf.iclte, it Is tho de- the members ot the railroad commission to co-op- erate wllb'the American authori- ties-In-the-closest possible man- ner, and steps'will doubtlessly "be taken to prevent 'American coal finding its way .to other, countries. It Is also that the American people are. entitled to a large sit'are of. any soft coal, tho pro- duct ot Canadian mines, which Is exported, Facilitate Distribution WASHINGTON', July oper- ators and railroad executives.present- ed 'to the Interstate commerce com mission today a .plan agreed to by them designed to facilitate the dls tribiilibn of cbal to Canada as well as to the northwest "era Details' of the proposa" tip tlll.tho commission has had. an'opportunity to study. Suffic lent coai.Is.belng mined in the eastern territory, it waVsaid, lo meet curren but until transportation arrange- ments are modified, enough of it wll not be moved into the northern dls trlcls named to prevent winter short ages. Caryell and McLean of thi .Canadifth.rAIJroad, board, hAve- been ii .conference with the members of th the situation in the Shortage In Ontario OTTAWA, July Adam Beck, chili-man of the hydro-electric com- mission, Is In Ottawa, regarding the. coal situation. There Is already a ;ravc shortage Of coal In Ontario for jiidustrial.-purposes, and It Is bitting he hydro electric as hard ss any other concern, "i ,inj.bnd seeing Chairman Carv'cll >f the railway said Sir Adam. "Something has to bo done about the coal situation." He added .that on two of the com- mission's big jobs at Niagara and at Nlplgon there no coal In eight and they faced a shutdown. unteers who warned the people to lie doon while the -volunteer guards watched Ifi'e movements ot tne armor- ed cars. casualties, the northern part of the city where the Infirmary itaff moat'or the cases retaining the worst aria sending the other yonnded home after giving them treatment. After .midnight the streets; were comparatively quiet, with the military patrolling them There was occasional firing up till two. o'clock this morn- ing, however, the.patrols .once In a while letting go a volley'.- only In a luK cf union underwear, socks and garters, body of an unidentified'foreigner has been found In a culvert two miles of Burmls on the C. P. R.'right of way, and the P. re now fated with another mur- der myjtery. That the man murdered seems sure from evid- ence found in the locality and It seems apparent that the murder committed nesr the culvert. The dead man' appears to be a Slav or Itallanr and had .been dragged Into this three-foot cenv e'nt culvert, 30 feet below the rails.. .When found his body sjx feet, from the north end, and his throat bore a deep jaslr. A-short distance from the mouth of the culvert, T. R Braisnett, a govern- ment surveyor, who found' the body, discovered a pool of Mood and hair. This morning, so far as jnfpr- mttion In Lethbrldge Is corcem- there is practically nothing known about the dead man. How- ever tt'ls practically sure that he was not a section hand err tne railroad, and the supposition that he was a miner and met with foul play at the, hands of some of his companions, seems to carry some weight with the provincial police. body Is five feet eight Inches In height, his hslr dark and curly and his features sharp and he ap- pears to be ibout thirty years of ige Indications are that the body had been in the culvert for two or three days. i L The body was sent to the vlncial police at HlUcrest, an inquest will be befd 4 Inspector Risk of "D" detach- ment; R P. P. Lethhrldge, Is hlnv c -self on the ground at Burmis eon--' dlletlnjj the- Investigation.., Ab- solutely nothing has so fir "been found to clear up the mystery of the murdered man's Identity. Lale Singh Badly .Beaten .About Men Disappear (Specia Ito The Herald) FUHN'IB. July About mid-day yesterday. Chief Splller, of the Pro- vincial Police hero received word fron Waldo that what was likely to prove a murder bad taken place near there, ami-he at once left by 'auto' for the scene of 'the- reported tragedy. A rumor cahie back soon aftqr, that a Hindu had been killed, but this proved to be premature. Upon arrival Chief- Splller fouud a Hindu badlv beaten up about-tbe head but sliil living. .The Hindu, -whoso name is Lale Singh', a rna'n about fifty years of ago, had been beaten over the head with some. blunt i Instrument, supposed to have been wielded by; two brothers, named Chardler, who live in ttacfeod Farmers Discuss Politics and Irrigation AH Who Can Get it Want Ditch Naming Candidate Now to The HiraWS MACLEOD, F, A. meeting held Saturday after- noon, which was well attended, quite a lengthy dlwutslon took place over the Irrigation surveys, which In 'some' parts are nesrlng the finals by the surveyors. Every, farmer who can get the' water on, the land will have It, as the past seasons have taught tome severs lessons. 'thirteen delegates' were ap- pointed to attend the U. F A political convention to be held In Macleoi" July 28th, 1920 These delegates were Instructed to op- pose the naming of 3 candidate1 at the coming convention. DRUMMING UP TRADE K FOR WESTERN CANADA WITH EUROPEAN NATIONS tho neighborhood -of and be- tween whom and the Hindu there is aid to bo ill-feeling over sonic dpmea- ie affair.' The Hindu was brought to. tho Fer- hospital yesterday evening1 whero 10 lies fn a very critical condition. The atlack took, place ,spme time during tho night of It ivaa not discovered until, about noon Sat irday, so that tho perpetialors of thi laslardly deed, whoever they were iad twelve hours start in getting .-iway >om the scene. Though tho two sus.pect.ed men know .he district thoroughly.and'havo'bai such a start It Is sill t hoped that they may be caught before crossing the international boundary Hue. 0. N; R. EARNINGS earn rail TORONTO, July ings. National ___ ways for the week eoded My 14 were being an'Increase of 1341, 910 over corresponding .week o last year. The- gross from January year Is sn' Increase OLYMPIC BOXINO TRIALS TORONTO; Jttrjr 19.--Canada's bes boxers will battle tonight at the loca arona.lor> the fight .to represent tb Maplo Lcat.lri tho Olympic games noi month at Antvrorn. i.. t'f 4 'f i, THEIR JOBS WINNIPEG, .luly to carry out tho rules and regulations of the Soldiers' Settlement npard ha's cost Capt. D. W. Campbell and W. 0, Gardiner their positions as officials of that board, according to a statement issued by Major John Barnett, west- ern counsel, today.' These men dismissed as a result of facts brought; out some weeks ago In the investiga- tion of the. B. flowing It is stated. Major Barnett Is seeking evl- that will' enable action', to. be maintained successfully to recover damages Irom vendors of land in the oTcnt of 'evidence of Irregularities In any.transactions. MONTREAL, July Col. Mo.Don- noll, D. C. M., WEo arrired on tho C. P. O. S. Melltn, last ovonlng, has just returner! from England, where he was working on behalf of closer trade be- tween. Western Canada' and Oreat Britain. The colonel reports that .his trip was most successful and as a ro- sult, It has been settled and agreed upo.i that 120 British manufacturers, accompanied by" and Mr. Mitskgravo the London cham- ber of commerce, -will meet the repre- sentatives of Western Canada In Tor- onto next spring. Col. McDonnell also slated that targe Paris manufacturers have to charter two sample trains will lour Canada from, coast to coast, exhibiting posl-war marvcla ot French induatrtal recoTerr and strength. FORT WILLIAM, Out., fy Harry Mills, Ontario, t minister of mines, was