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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME Xlll. FOURTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, -FRIDAY, JUNE FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER 148 German Reds Will Revolt If Election Don't O Campaign Closes Sunday After Hot Make No Secret of Their Intention to Seize Power by Means of Violence if Flashed at Campaign1 Meetings. LONDON, Juno -growing ex- citement markrf 'the election, cam- paign in Germany, which ends on June G. Independent Socialists report that Iho Cou- longer at a meeting In If could no debate, threatened their opponents with revolvers, and that the Independent Socialists and their sup- jforlers escaped being killed only by tlib intervention, of the Majority So- cialists, according to a dispatch to the Kxchango, Telegraph Company. Com- plaint is made to.the German-minis- try'of home, affairs, tho dispatch stat- es, by the German National Land Un- ion ot Hesse, that Us meetings arc' systematically'broken up and its can- dldates'mistreated. Independent So- by-our might.1 clallsts are reported to make no secret ol tho factual should: tho election re- sults; not reach their expectations, they will not submit to the new parlia- ment. Herr Koelitz, the.widely known In- dependent Socialist leader, declared recently at a "me el ing. in Berlin, that in case the new. parliament 'docs not show' a. majority for .Ilia radical left, the Independent Socialists will selzo jiovser liy violent, means. Horr IJaumig, anolher'Icader of the party, has.declared every -member of tho'organization must understand that street fighting is- unavoidable. "If the ho added, "do not give us our" we will seize them Government Candidate Winner in Athabasca .ATHABASCA, Alta., Juno Mills, Liberal, was today elected to the local legislature to fill the vacancy caused'through, death of Hon. defeated J. K. Cornwall overwhelming vote, Fifteen of the 19 polls heard from tonight give Mills'a majority'of 260, the vote standing: .Mills, 47B; Cornwall, Cornwall will' likely lose his Suggest Between Presbyterians and Themselves Smalt Places, to End. EDMONTON, June view of the fact that co-operation between tlie Presbyterians and Aiethodigls on mis- sion.fields has saved'men and money for and'tlius made for in- creased efficiency, the Alberta (list'conference on Thursday 'evening passed r.: resolution that, immediate steps be-taken to appoint committees from the different evangelical church- es and western of the Young Christian Association with to co-operation in community the churches he asked to select from among tne ministers men especially suitable for the work Anglo-Japanese Alliance Hit By Australia LONDON, June of the Anglo-Japanese alliance is'be- ing sharply criticized by the Au? tralian press, says' a Melbourne dis- patch to the Exchange Telegraph Company. It Is suggested that the terms of (he alliance should Include a proviso which wguid prevent Great; Britain from being; dragged Into a .war between China and .Japan, and newspapers .there are Insisting upon the right of Mans to control domestic legisla- tion. Rumor That Persian Capital Has Bolshevik! Is- ..Denied. PERSIAN'PRiK'CE ASKS LEAGUE AID Aliens Secure Famous Empire Theatre, London LONDONrJune Canadian Associated Empire Leicester Square, thr. fam- ous entertainment house, has been privately sold at auction after a spirited competition, to the Allen Theatre Enterprises of Canada. The Is un'dersts-ed to be a million pounds sterling. The Aliens will transform the place into a super-movie thea- "tre. Returned Men Now Determined; Force An Election Soon --.__________________________ Dominion Secretary of Imperial Veterans Leaves Ottawa Dis- gusted With Attitude of Pensions and Re-establishment But Petty Quibbling and J Main Issues Evaded. Visiting Manufacturers Hear About Resources of Alberta's Great North PARTY PROCEEDS TO VANCOUVER SATURDAY I POLK RESIGNS WASHINGTON, June Frank resigned as under secretory of stale and his resignation Mas accepted by President Will. Be Entertained I5y Board of Trade at Tonight. EDMONTON', June Members of the legislature, prominent citizens from all parts of. the province and 14 cars containing 390 members of the Canadian Manufacturers 'Association also arrived in Edmonton this rao-'rii'' ins to attend the second session of'tlie rid us trial Congress. The station was crowded with Kdmontwi who cheered the visitors., members of .the provincial and civic ac- compaaied by two bands. Hundreds oi automobiles were placed at -the disposal.of the city's guests and they scattered'over the'cjty for recreation before-, the Many fiags ious lYuiidings in honor of the _ oc- casion. In Memorial-Hall, Mayor Cljirko welcomed the delegates in a character- istic Kdmonton speech, brimming with pen and Illuminating allusions to tbc 'great north country. President Bro-wn presided and. the first formal address of the congress was Dr. II. M. Tory, president of the of Alberta. Banking and reconstruction was Hie H. B. ;McKenzie's- remarks. He is assistant general manager of. the" Banker Montreal. (Speck! ;to The ITcralJ) FERNIE, June pre- parations have been made here for the entertainment of the delegates and other visitors to tomorrow's conven- shall, at lie expense of the [lion of the British-Columbia' Great church be given special training; that certain towns and villages "where two evangelical ministers arc now stationed be asked to unite their forces and Accept one minister to do the preaching and pastoral visiting, and one trained for the pur- pose, to lake charge of tho church community activities during the week. IVERBYIYI Parly Whips Now Satisfied That Business Can 15e Finished Hy That Dale. OTTAWA, Juno Canadian that Iho builtjat debale is ernlcnl, membor.s arc talking o' get- by-Julv 1. Th-3 taxation are expccteii ta-fomo up lo- ihiy, offer which thoro Is litllc beyond the franchise act of a controversial nature to he.disposed of, Government members ?ay n week was saved on tho budget rtchatc by sitting throng! to a vole Wednesday morning. Had the vole not been renehed then, they would have hesitated to demand one cither On Wednesday, Friday or Mon- day, BO the 'debate would liavo gone until Tuesday ot'noxl wcok. Whips fitnlo now-thai thrco'weeks Should finish Iho sessions. POLES IN FUGHT COPENHAGEN, June Is reported here that the Polish force Is In wild ftlnht, pursued by an enormous Bolshevik force. REPEAL OVER LEGISLATION WASHINGTON, .lime amendment, the senate judiciary com- mittee today reported out tho house joint, resolution providing for the re peal, of all war legislation except tho Jxiver. food conlrol nnd-lh'6 trading yllh the enemy acts. War -Veterans1 Association which con- venes tomorrow for the annual meet- ing of that body. Tho Fernio U6y'Scouts, under Iho direction of-Mr. Harold Wlison, are turning but to meet'the incoming dele- satca on the evening'train, and tho KeriiJo Board'ol Trade will entertain thfl u banquet in Victoria hall tomorrow night. Many outside tho prov-} Ince, including representatives from other branches of the U. W..V. arc'; exp'ecled, and everything points lo (Continued on Page Nine.) IN I AND officials today that there no truth In the reports that the qccuriicd Teheran, the Persian capital. An official telegram dated'Thursday was' receivedt this morning and no mention was made in any Bolshevik ad- vance from tho Caspian Sea coast. Prince the Persian foreign minister, wild i3 now in London, later j offered further; evidence that'tho re- ._____ ?brts Verciuntrue, by announcing that :he Shah of'Persia had arrived In Te-; Special Congress of Irisri and TWO MORE FRENCH MARSHALS CREATED PARIS, June Edouarii De Castclnau, former chief of staff and-commander of- French armies in I'Yance' and and Gen. Louis I.yautcy, former minister of war, will be named marshals of-France-by Pre- mier-Millerami on July 14, the Matin, which says this action will taken upon the initiative of President, DcEChanel. fieran yesterday from his visit to Kurope, and''had been welcomed by peoplo there. .Rumor Discredited LONDON, June advices from .Telieran, 'the capital ol Persia, have; not received for several days by thb'British foreign office, but dispatches from elsewhere in Ihc Near East, recently. Jtare menllODed noth- ing Indicative, of the Bolshevik mili- tary-undertakings' in- tliat region. .The only-: exception .is a dispatch from'-" Constantinople yestcrdaj- ia which it was.stated thai Russian Bol- shevJk.- forces _hatl entered Teheran. circumstances" said an official this lo discredit re- ports itiat' soviet forces are menac- ing (TeheraaVv Latest Information, is that they hate not attempted any-.op- the environs of En- Caspian Sea coast from I f Aslc. League Aid .the intetyene in recently, presented .Itf Prince" Fl- foreign- minister of that coun- try, .will be considered by tho council ot tha-league at I'luceting held in Ixmdoti, according to annoihice- menls here. French Turk Armistice PARIS, June armistice con- vention Tnth Mustapha Kemal Pasha, chief of the Turkish Nationalist forces in .Asia Minor, lias been' signed at BieVut by Baron Robert Do Calx, sec- retary-general ot tho French high com- mission there, says thfi political''edi- tor-'of the EchtAde-Paris. This step, was token five days ago, fa said to- have been necessary because the.French are compelled to. re-group tdo widely scattered forces in Syria. British Unions Will Be Called, TRY TO BRIDGE GULF 1 BETWEEN PEOPLES LONDON, June cxcc- uiive body of Hie National Kail- way Union lias decided to ask the'calling of a.Special congress of the Irish and British trade unions, "lo try to bridge llic gulf bchvcen the Irish people and the it was announced loday'by J'.'.H. Tliomas, M.P.. secretaiy of .Uie Nalional U Unionl OTTAWA, June D. Willing, Dominion" secretary-treasurer of the Imperial Veterans in Canada, and also secretaryo-treasurer of the morning for the west, having been here several tlaya tor the purpose of giving evidence before the-pensions unc re-establish- men! committee ol the house. "1 am xoing lioiiie." Eaid Mr. Will- ing last, nighi, "dis_gusted with the government. 1 camo-'do'wn here in.'the spirit and belief that the government was willing to do what the returned man wanted them to do. I am leaving with'the idea that the committee in [question, before which f gave evi- appointed merely to deal with quibbles and to those policies .which (he ge-vernraeut has already decided npou. Petty Quibbling "I found that the- committee did not want to discuss broad issues. Wlicn things were said they did not like, they tried to bring the discussion lo matters of miner detail and so ob- scure the issue. The whole thing was in the line ol petty quibbling. "I am addressing a mass meeting of veterans in Prince Albert in'rti few days.. A great meeting has been call- ed in Winnipeg and I expect to. speak at 11, too. and tell the veterans what 1 :iarc found to be Ihe-spint in Ottawa. "At tho committee I wanten to bring up .the matter of cash bonus aud I was told that 1 could hot give evidence on that matter, as thif gov- j eminent policy had already heeiv'an-' nounced. "The returned men are now determ- ined to force the government to go lo tlie country. Our as rule, -in'viaking 'political action, but there are- such is demanded by find this is bno of Burn Buildings; in 'Vm Cruz in Plague Fighl VEHA CHUK, Juno. new cases discover- ed here today.'- Three of Uio victims were soldierci and a fourlh an aged laundress. The woman died after be- ing-taken, to the-detention Uospitul. the plague patients who was- taken to the hospilal a few days age, died'loday. Two other who have been at the institution, are reported to lie recovering. Buildings on the municipal doci; and several structures nearby were burn- ed today by the authorities in an ef- fort to eliminate possible con'rns nf infection there. most successful meeting. GOMPERS IN MONTREAL MONTRBAlj, '.Juno Samuel ol the American Federation of arrived in Mon- treal thin'morning to attend prelimi- nary meetings ol the organization com- mittee, prior to convention, which opens here Monday. Captured in 1918 After Vryatl Tried to Ham Hun KBEDiUiGtftC, Belgium, .lune Captain Charles Kryalt's litstoric ship, llriissels, will bo sold al auction on Juno 23, It being, stipulated that no bids will be accepted from any but British subjects. Tho Brussels, whlcll was captured in June, 191G, hy tho Germans find brought to this port, was torpedoed hy the British during H raid here on April 24, 191S. When the-Brussels was hailed by a Oerrnan Submarine early In 1910, Captain Kryalt ordered the ship lo mm tho submarine. U-iler, when Cantaln.Fryalt was. captured hy tho Germans he wtia for n viola- tion of Iho laws of war and lalcr ex- cciited at Bruges upon, 'orders from Admiral .Vqp- gcbtbodev, Slenmer Takes Cargo of Autos and Harvesters, Brings Gold Back. STOCKHOLM, June Swed- ish-steamer Oauthtcdr which a .week ago took a full cargo of automobiles and harvesters to tteval, Eslhonla, for the Russian co-operative societies' ac- returned Wednesday, bringing 143 cases of gold, estimated' to be worth Experts have found tha metal.first- class. The captain of the steamer (old the correspondent today that a special ar- rived Monday in Reval from MOSCOW carrying four million pounds sterling In gold. The train was carefully guafd- ej by a large, detachment of B. C. Vets' June Cana- dian the re-establish- ment of returned men will continue a lire question among Great War Veter- ans, was indicated this morning, when In presenting bis report at the filth annual convention here of the British Columbia branch of the Great War Veterans' Association, Acting PresI-- dent G. N. Harnett. in referring to re establishment, declared that! it seem-" ed to him that "this year will seo a most strenuous fight, as tbe. govern- ment Is evidently making up its mind that re-cstabll3hmcnt is almost com- plete and that there Is no further aid to the soldiers, as such." This, he. stated, was evidenced by the closing up of the civil re-establish-, ment offices, and tlie general altitude of parliament towards the soldiers! re- quests for further re-establishment f HUNGARY PEACE TREATY June treaty of peace wUh Hungary was signed in the Grand Trianon-Pal- Technical Agriculturists at Qtta- wa Session Plan for More Efficient Work: OTTAWA, June ot many important reforms affecting tho' federal and provincial departments of agriculture' and were the conference of.. the' ricultiirlsla, which convened-at tbfi Chateau Laurier yesterday.- -Among the proposals advanced the regulations, in connection-with- the'. giving of grants 'by the federal depart- ment ol agriculture, be :a in me irianudrai- j here at o'clock this af- strict and that suros SOVfETS GET TRADE OFFICES IN LONDON Juno Idas- sin, the Husslan soviet minister of Iraiio RTK! fntnmcrcc, liaa secured ofricc.s in thn vcsl of IXinflon enters into possession ofthoin lo- day, according (n the Daily Mail. Tlie premise.1; arc on tho floors ol a com- mercial building on New Uonci street, shopping centre for faahionablo people Tho lease involves only linporary oc- ciipalton, CHARLEBELLE WINS OAKS LONDON, Juno Chadcbcllc, owned hy A, r. Cunlltle, won the Oaks Stakes, worth sovereigns, run al Kpsom Downs today. Sir K..W. Jar- (line's Cinna was Rccor.d, and Hit K. Huston's t7S3 IMril, Scycntcep horses ran, Get Ready ForG.O.P. Convention CHICAGO, Juno arrival today of Ogden Mills, chairman of tho Republican legislative committee on policies and platform, final, confer- ence, on the articles of the Republican platform to be submitted to the conj ventlon are expected to begin. The results of the work of Mr. Mills' com- mitleesarc to be turned aver lo the resolutions committee chosen at tho convention.. Will Hays, chairman oE the national coramiUoo said, as the function of the Mills' committee is liiirely advisory. The nine sub-committees havo been at .work .for six months and through the- rclurns of more than questionnaires and by other means have obtained llic views of moro than :i- million Republicans in every field of public 'activity and Interest, Mr. Hays says, riirarrt On the Job CHICAGO, Juno Hiram Johnson, of California, marked his ar- rival on tho Republican convention at the battle ground here with the dec- laration that he would demand an un- equivocal plank in the .Republican plalform against the league of nations. WINNIPEG SCHOOL GIRL KILLED BY STREET CAR WINNIPEG, Juno on her way.from school yesterday, the seven- ycar-old daughter ol Mrs. Andrew l-cstk n-as killed by a street car on Arlington street. A southbound cir had just passed and she rushed to cross the tracks and was struck by a northbound car. IRISH ATTACKS QUEENSTOWfc. .Ireland, June 4 The adirilrally officials deny tbo re- iorf of'yesterday 'of an attack hy >lun Seiners against a naval station, >ut confirm that four coastguard sta- tions were burncn. Two others were raided.biit.the- raiders were repulsed. ff rf ,'f ff fe ff ,j UANK CLEARINGS.. 'f Bank clearings for thu cur- rent week tot.-til.eil ff and for the corresponding week last yeaf they wero {595.150.7S, an Increase of Moose Jaw Civic Employees Threaten to Strike on June 7 Can Be Maintained Only ia Places Having 22 1 Some May Close. (From-Our Own CtureJOGndcnU FERNIK, city police have been serving notices upon all proprietors of places in which bars are situated that ,afler-the 14th instant they will have to conform to the reg- ulations enacted by a by-law lately requiring that ell such places must maintain at least twenty-two beds before' they are permitted lo con- tinue selling llqtior over ;i bar. There arc some fourteen places lhat have been notified of tho new regu- lations, and somo of them may have to close In cotuaquence. Two vagrnnts were before tho City Magistrate and each fined and costs, or Ih'irty days in jail. OR. RUTHERFORD HONORED OTTAWA, Juno Canadian G. of the board ot railway -commissioners, has been given the honorary degree, of I) V. S. from Toronto University. Dr Rutherford received the degree at the annual convocation of tho university yesterday. ternoon. It was five minutes before" the hour appointed. The Earl, of, Derby, British ambassador to France; rep- resented Great Brftain, The Hungarian'delegates'arriv- ed at 4.23 o'clock. -As soon as they were seated, Premier Miller- and arose and simply that the treaty presented was a copy guar- anteed to be the same as the copy given the Hungarian tion. He then Invited the Hun- garian delegates to step forward 'and sign. premier Millerand of France was one of the earliest arrivals at the palace. provincial, institutions by the Doraln-- ion on'tho condition lhat the province give- an euuaily generous grant. Tbus, II the Dominion government, Is to give irttitution, the provincial government Is to' put uyj a like amount. It was also urged1, and very strongly emphaslr.ed. that there was need of reforms'in connection with tlie work" done by the agricultural department of the federal and provincial govern-- mcnts and agricultural colleges, as in sumo Instances there was a duplica- tion'of work. The object ot sugges- f lions advanced was for the purpose of creating or bringing about a hetlcr. system of co-operation and co-ordinn- tion among the different department? and the agricultural colleges In tbn same (ield of work. Professional ousies were mentioned, and last eve- i ning the chief point of interest in the the presentation address by Dr: settlement the city council re- (anllng a wage schedule, and aa the alter have refused to accept n board' uf conciliation recently asked for, the civic employees' local union will ceaso work 'al noon on June 7 unless an agreomenl is readied in the mean- time. City and District Elcc lions So Fancy Work at Ihc Polls ITALY DISPLEASED ROME, June Mcssagcro says VHlorla Scjalola, foreign min- ister, has, expressed dissatisfaction over both tlie meeting of the British and the French premiers the Jlylho conference and the negotiations wilh M. Krassin, tho soviet minister of chj commerce, tho Fittbut the Irfianrt, Juno a result ot a county and district council election, Iho Sinn Feln-Natjonalisl al- liance baa secured control In County Tyrone for the -first lime. In aJdUlon. it has maintained its hold on Coiinly Fermanagh by a majority ot 6s9. Keenest interest was taken in these elections because lioth counties nrc in- cluded (n the Ulster area outlined tu tho Irish bill now before tho Urltlsh parliament. Various election tricks were revived, one- woman disguising herself and voting as her own molher. Another woman Is said to have voted seven times. The feature of the elec- lions generally In northern Ireland was the ascendancy gained by the Kciners over Iho followers of Heilmond. P. Thompson, of tba University o! Saskatchewan, on the subject of "Scientific Research in Relation to Agricultural Problems" was whether or not the host Interests of research work would be bcnefitted in tbc cen- thtlizlng ol the work, Reforms Suggested The chief points in connection with the reforms, as contained the ad- ilress of S. KHnck, president of tbo society, frt his address on "Federal ami Provincial Agricultural were: Dominion government to look after national problems ot administration.: conlrol measures affecting distrlbu- tlon and marketing; research of na- tional importance; financial assistance i to provinces lo be'given under moro 1 strict regulations and to be condition- I al upon equally Kcnerotis grants by i the provincial governments, I It was also urged lhat the federal department ol agriculture should nol hand out grants until it knew how they were to be- sponL and a limit should he placed on tilings for which they should be spent, Provincial governments to look after problems tif provincial administration and conlrol. That the government assume all re- sponsibility in connection with illus- tration anil demonstration worfc, whelhcr It Inko place in the field or not. N. Y. FUNDS lOW June ex- -Demand 1-1, (3.91. IfcKMIfiai Agricultural education lo uo based- on' resolutions made by tho faculty o( f'no province. .The provincial governments to bo.- responsible for all extension work wherever they havo-an adequate ills- Iricl system. Agricultural colleges to look afle'r teaching, including training of ers, reaesrcjiera and members ol lech-. nlcal and educf-.tional staffs. (a) Pure (b) RefurritLR to ;