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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME Kill FOUBTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1920 FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER 161 HON. ARTHUR MEIGHEN INVITES PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TO ASK FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR LETHBRIDGE NORTHERN Situation on Ismid Are Close to Constantinople. LITTLE FEAR OF ATTACK ON TURKISH CAPITAL THURSDAY IN PARLIAMENT CONSTANTINOPLE, June IS. (Associated troops which are'confronted by Na- tionalist forces ou the lainld p'euln- Eiila, in Asia CMinor, southeast of Cou- fiantinople, are well entrenched, anil wc-ll-suppL-rled-by fto British fleet In lb.e Gulf, ot.lsmld acd in the Bosphor- For- this', re'asou, .no apprehen- sion is felt" that the Notionalists will attack" this; city. Nationalist'airplanes are dropping bombs ou.lhe British trenches for the! purpose ot goading the Uritish into an engagement, but while the British arc i sending reinforcements to Ismid. there THE to amend Naturalisation act given first reap- ing. i Resignation ot W. F. O'Connor, K.C., front the board of'commerce tabled. Coal situation In Canada discus- sed on motion of Hon. R. Lemleuxl to'Customs act pro- viding power for restricting export of necewary comcnodltles, received second reading.''and 'was referred to special committee. Motion for Saturday sessions 'of the house carried. Third reading-given bill respect- ing the director.of coal.operations. Bill to amend the Irrigation act given third reading. -.Militia taken up In committee. v' THE to Civil Service bill taking the sen- ate staff from control of civil ser- 'vice commission carried, 22 to 21, Another amendment limiting civil service holidays carried without division. He-elecfed for 39lh Time at Session This Morning. ItlltPI 13 apparently disposition on their part Opposition Leader's Motions for to avoid, fighting ft possible. For the last two days, however, there have beeu skirmishes along the nor'lb shore of th'e'CJult of Ismid anil British ivpunoe'J, are arriving here. Guebda, "Yiear the gulf unit.halt way between Constantinople and. Isniid. Is occupied by 'Nationalist: fortes which also hold the mountains north ot-the gulr but a short distance from Coristaninuple. 'r Armenian orphanage at Ismid liavo-been brought' to: this city on the railway, which is still oper- A other -fi'uesMiave' ople .from'the Asian side of Leave 'Enzeli LONDON. J line Russian Holsheriki troops have left Enzeli, the principal Persian -port on the coast of Ihe Caspian Sea, according to a riis- patch to the Hernia" from Copenhagen qnoting advices, from Moscow. The dispatch declares the republic o Georgia has Issued- a .protest to th powers against the action of the Brit- ish in nssTiuiiug control at Batltm. IS Reduction P.'s Vote With Liberals. OTTAWA, .Tune in th'e liousc today ihe-.niHitiu estimates met with strenuous opposition.- As item after item came betcre the committee i Hon. W. L.. MaeKeuzie' King met it with ,n niollo'n .for His motions-were inTarlahly-detealcd with varying tho Progressives voting'with the Finally, when, ailerVomp'ilioLlri 'of'discussion! j the-committee rbseV'a nuriiber of-mil-] Ilia items remained ;for later consider-j alion-. I Premier Stewart on the Job EDMONTON, AIU, Jims 17. The Editor, Letlibrldje Herald, Alberta. h from the ihls morning and'learned with regret of the cerloui condition. In the couth owing to toil drifting. Have issued instruct lions to Dtpurtment of Agriculture to work In conjunction with Dominion authorties, toehold aU rye trr-the Province fit for Understand from Mr. Chartesworth that Lethbridge. Northern Irriga- tion will soon be ready to bonds at votes have all been taken adjacent di.stHcts.-' There will-be no cfelay on the part of the-provincial j CHARLES STEWART. c _____ No Bounty on Canadian Wheat in G.B. LONDON, (Canadian As sociatttl tho houee of commons ye'sXcnlar, the premier reply. Ing to a question, said ho adopt tJio. buglestion of a bounty-oh Canadian wUfcft brought here to meet the .ihe home crops. In Ins lords, tbo .question ot the constant, consultation between the home eminent and the domin- ions was raised by Chmrnwcod Lord Milner laid stress-da _ the of pursuing a comiuon JpolEcv in tbe empire and the necessity for Keeping'' constant touch, leui- porarllv The imperial war cabinet had operated sdElsfucr.orily hul some machinery was necessary for the future beyond that existing and be hoped the .conference nest, year Yiou.d not separaie without -having provided the British .with some organ which enaljla the the empire speedily arid'har- Points Out Difficulty in Disposing of Bonds Under Present Market Conditions, Describes Pathetic Condition of Farmers of District Due to Soil Blowing and Urges Co-operation of Dominion and Provincial Governments to Find the Money for the Work. Declares He Was 'Offered to Help Cer- tHin; Legislation, Criticism o( the estimates Jay cMefly along the line of need for retrench- ment, and economy. 3lon. Jacques Bureau broke all the beaten tracks in. a demand for information-concern- ing the famous -KosV rifle factory at Quebec, or which the government en- tered-into possession some time ago. Mr. Bureau declared that'according to information in his possession, valu- able machinery was being scrapped instead of being sold, Mr. Bureau said Col. -Fisher, the superintendent charge of dismantling, was also saiil to be the Knlerprisi ft [oundrv of SackTille, N. B.: to whicl IGEAUffllE Both Provincial and City Police Make Important Captures Located. MONTREAL, June Gompers, veteran president of the American Federation of Labor, was unanimously re-elected. v for_ the; "40th annual convention' of' ihe federation. When George W. Perkins, of.' the Cigar Union, ated him, there was a wild demon- stration .by the delegates, ,who stood and cheered. for several minutes; i PEADE, DELEGATES 'REACH VERSAILLES (o The HcraM) __.____ __._..____....... _____ FKRN1B, B.C., June bootleg-J preferred the training given (o the machinery had1 been shipped. Mr. Bureau asked if Ihis'-.i-as correct. Was Ihe superintendent' both vendor and purchaser? Hon. Hngh Gulhric, minister ol militia, promised to give the bouse full information when nest in supply en tho militia estimates. "Sloppy Stuff" Says Sir Sam Previously .there had been consid- erable discussion on a vole for cadet services. A. R. MOMaster would have Boy Daily Press Will Pay Three Times as Much After Jari. 1st Next. VIILLL ii.-- .i u UULII pi uit.1 ICU UIU Lltnlllllg K'VULl tu DUV r giving his name as Murphy, though i Scouts and Girl Guides. He urged that Is evidently not his real name, j the danger of militarism.. To, tuts capl'ured oy Provincial Constahle i government members responded by emphasizing tho ncc-pssltj- of edncss. Sir Sara Hughes romarhcd Mr. McMaster'a Bpeccli. reminded him of 'stuff served up" previous to the war by Jtev, J. A_. MacDonald, formerly of the Toronto Globe. i Gorman at the river bridge at Klko the night before last cases Senator Harding, the Republican pros Idential candidate. I 371 said Senator Harding "the Republican party will gladly we! come a referendum on the Question ot Ihe foreign relallonshiii ot Ihia re public and Ihe Republican attitude o prese-rve'd nationality will be over whelmlngly c-ndorseti.1' Senator Harding's statement was in reply to the interview with I'resldcn Wilson, published today, In which th with Senator Harding at tho senator'; Invitation. Mr. Hoover today announced form ally that ho -wlU support Ihe llckc nominated by the national convention A "BANANA WAR" KINGSTON', Jamaica, June A "banana war" Is proceeding between various purchasing companies. Ban- nnas have been bringing three Hollars a bunch in consequence of com- pelllion and the price was further In- oreased yesterday. trull Is being sold. Much immature FAMOUS FINANCIER DIES NEW YOHK, June Perkins, financier, dlefl Ihls mornin In Iho 'Stamford Hall Sanitorlum Stamford, Conn. The affliction to which Mr. Perkin succumbed Is believed lo have bcci the result of influenza and pneumoni; contracted while serving with the M. C. A. in France during the- war.. CZECHS SELL MUCH SUOAR TO STATES PIlAOIiK.' Juno Czccho1 Slovak government has sold seven million kilograms ot sugar !o the United Stales (a kilogram la approx- imately 2 i-ir Xegoliatlofis j are continuing for the sale of, ftji ad- Idillon.il eight mllilos Geddes Appeals For Friendly Relations of Britain and U.S BALTIMORE. Md., June Auckland Oedrfts. the British am- bassador, was Ihe principal at the dinner last night of the Mary- land Club, at the He-tcl Bellvedere. The ambassador's address a strong plea for understanding by the people of .the Unlttd states and Great Britain that there nothing in their purposes which will bring them Into conflict or which will prevent friendship or co-operation with the world. Sir Auckland cald plainly that there are elements In both people who are doubtful and suspicious and look for a clash of Interests. To meet dangers of this sort, he wanted full Information In each natfon about the other. s Ex-President Taft .assured the audience that the United Slates could not Escape the League of Nations and that the League would be adopted aflor the "obscuring lights" of the election had been dimmed. He also brought the audience to its feet when he said the.United States must not interfere with British domestic matters, although he did not directly mention the Irish question. "We mist do to Great Britain what we would have Great Britain do to was his closing statemsnt. _ MORE POLICE BARRACKS DESTROYED IN IRELAND Juno Mount IMeasant police barracks, five miles from Brandon, were bamed yester- day. They hud been vacated by police- two months ago but were on guard. Sinn Fein Courts patrols Further discussion ot the act under consideration enabled Mr. Buclianan to nartlclnale and emphasize tho neeil more fnlly. At one point ho said: "i would like to represent the view of Iho people in Ibat particular commun- ity. They feel that Iho condlUon ejislK.thls.year should be treat- ed as an emergency because H has left them in practically the same position ns Halifax was loft a few years ngr> LONDON', June IS.-Forty-one Slim i city was blown up. Prat- Fein courts woro operating in 2J Irish everything