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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1920 TIIE LKTHlMllD'Gfe DAILV HEIbVLD. PAGE ELEVPN Revolutionists Were Pressing Hurried to Trainy .MEXICO CITY, confiuloi of the Me: d .1 Y, MaiU ni attendtp Cue evacua- _. ....vlcau caP'Jal by Presi- dent uarranza am! bis, Hc- volutlonlsts vicra aftp-lwblng and tlioje who were goinVf had to go iiuickly. Holllug stock had been gathered at the Jlexicano Hallway terminal In preparation for their deparlure. tho word was passed ijovvu through tho various government departments that tbe exodus was abgul to begin, thousands of government employes, leading civilians who had been'strong supporters of Hie Carratiza regime, partisan Journalists head- ed for the train's .-crrlSot kind of vehicle" obtainable. Throughout the nlghl before the trains left, a constant stream of deposited 'politician's and othei' government iiangers-oii at the railway station amid a babel of cries .and-enlreatlos to porters and express- Next'i'tieniing lliey came creased, numbers. Loaded don'i) bundles, euf( bags, hampered by dogs, crying children and confused servants, Urn precession ihijhl have been taken forja gigantic picnic parly had it not been tor tho strained, frightened ex- pression on the fugitives' The ttaihvays were tho Bust to Etore their impediments on the traits assigned to thera. Then came government ollicials shepherding vfllli great stacks of records, ;iud office furniture. In the excite-i inejit. Ihe ofllclals had failed lo show! disVrimlnallon.1 for many .of .tho. car-1 gocK consisted of hal ra'cks. cuspidors i and even window- curtain reds. this hcterogenous mass was .dumped into passeiigcr-'coa'clies'nnd gondalas nnd between pieces artillery and While Bomejoftlie p'o'cters ccmplled uilii tlielr dulyj; to be seen slrciiScing'yiit towardjtho ttuenn- vista station, bUt.jo'wartl'ihe poorer the' oily, carrying evidently vf.ll! find a in'ihe" capital ciifio'a'nd secpnd-Kand shops. At "only one trat-k was there1 a'sem- blance of siding'where tli'e treasure cars had been spotted. Horo I.nis Cabrera was in command and, after the trains had left, not even a copper ceiitavo was found by treasure seekers. There wero 800 cars of ail j classes and'24 locomotlves'in tho tioii'ready lo leave by mldnlglil. Esli-1 mates a's- lo' IHO -soldiers refugees very. !bul Ihe generally ac- c'c-pted.figure is placed al about a village on wheels. f For licurs the fugitives waited, but the. trains did not start and flying rumors kept the occupanls of liio farHjpeering anxiously into ihe nlgut. 0( Ihe rorolnlionary; fortes: "Agents of the liberar'con- Ktitutionalists had tampered with the train crews and it was.necessary lo send, patrols .lo. rpnnrt-tlieni up. Next" rnorning.'Jocomolivo tin sb'riekcd and a j.-ol'' weeping, farewells.1 ircEei-Vftlifslins wi'.h soldlei-s.an'd men rpllpfrei'S, 'Officials and civilians.'baggngo and air- jilincs, artillery, boxes of coin, piles of gold' and silver government records, cuspidors and hot racks, liio I ains moved slowly inlo the suburbs. The Carranza eoveriiuicnt had started to move tho capital. POPULATION OF HERBERT LOUIS SAMUEL ISe latest picture of IU Hon. Herbert Samuel, wbo has been appointed High Commissioner for Pal- estine.' C.T .TREMOR LOS June slight'earthquake at 4 a.m. today was'felt chiefly In, the southern section of Los Angeles and at liiglewood. sustained the heaviest damage In the shock of, MonVay night. The tremor today. .'caused nn damage. THEY, FORSAKE THE RADISH BEDS Td TAKE :-CHANCES RUM-RUNNING Is af- fecting production and cost of living lo such an extent in Essex county that further shipments of liquor, to radish growers at Petite be held up Indefinitely, according to License Officer Mos-' Estimates made by' inspectors of. the Ontario License Depart- ment; show that more than acres of land adjacent to Detroit River, formerly used to rad- and garden truck, are 'not tlvls the: temptation of money" smuggling whisVeyils blamed fcrthis neglect of Petite Cote radishes, cold three bunches fir five'xents, were qubte'd at1 five and ten-cents a bunch today. Farmers explained that it was more profit- able, to sell liquor to Detroit men at a case, laid down at the riverside. this year more has been paid In fines by Petite Cote farmers for violations of the Ontario Temperance Act. JIONTKKAU June Gran Trunk railway-traffic earnings for In month ending June 21 were: SHOWS INCREASE WASHINGTON. vexed qucction Qf the relative popula- cf London and Wew York :was not decided here last night the census bureau announced that thes population of Nevy York on January 20 Isst'. was an Inc.ease of 2S8 or 17.9 per cent, over 1910. The of growth was smaller than ever bifore In the city's hlitory ex- cept In tho decade ending In 1870, while the Increate numerically smaller than In either of the two decades preceding 1510. The latest r.stirnate cf the'pop ulatlon cf the city and county of London made In 1517, an decrease from the lal census c-f .1911, which sho.vcj a population.of Cornea-' Ison with" Ntw Yoik is difficult for the reason that New York city covers 287 square miles, while far census purposes the city and coi.n ty of, London only square nilles. f- V V V OCTOR FORCED TO DO SCEh'E SHIFTING BY BOLSHE LONDON, May ow an American dculistj liejof.the'best kniivn iu ihe protes- on In Moscow, was compelled to do cene chiding' by ihe Bolshevists, but ailed lo pieaso them, was.told to an ssocialed Press correspondent by :bierl a relitrned British host- go from JIoscow. Wale had a for- une of but arrived here ennlless. "Ijlo'-Bays that Dr. be- ng arrested and imprisoned was af erward released to do some sceno bifling In Ihe Moscow theatre.' In a articular play there was ia be the cene of a tree struck dOTVn by light ting. to such work Jr. Lamble felled Iho tree before th> Ightuing struck it and, in cnnsequenc if this mistake, was taken hack tc prison again. The United States government ha aken steps to induce the Soviet au .horitics' at Mosc-ow to release Am ericans they are holding as prisoners among them Dr. -Lanibie, whose a( dress has not been made public. Of Baltimore, Chairman of the Hoard of Governors of West China University, '.vho through England. U. S, Will Effort To Transport Necessities WASHINGTON. June of foudstutis and other necessities held up in'transit as-a result o( the railroad strike wjs ordered todny by j Howard Fisg. special assistant to (be I attorney-general. FIvcry effort will be made, Mr. Figg suldf to move necessi- ties ct life if it Is found that any great quantities are beld up and the public's food supplies threatened. RYAN IS EXPELLEO FROM STOCK EXCHANGE NEW YOHK, June A. Ryiui, chairnian of Ktctz Motcr Car company, who became involved in a controversy with officials o[ the Ixe'.v Vcrk slock exchange at tbe time it was alleged a comer existed in Stijtz. has.been expelled from the ex- change, according to an announce- ment ioday by the board of governors Announcement of Mr. Ryan'g oxpul sion was made on the' floor of the ex cbango to members only, newspaper men being excluded from the gallery WHY BOTHER ABOS-'T .W. R. HEARST (Ed men The vhichcatne Into eiblwoc to tight the Juionist still doing -o. In the last', Is In- ormed tbat H herself all against tho lijlitln relurjjnp that gov. c-rmuent. Parlleinent' ".OK- a of conteuipt, the Jliisniiil resort ou his or labor not nor spin yet 'are gurged 'at the governmeat another article Mr. J. o. on his propaganda for- a -Canadian republic In a third a contributor iolds forth on Ihe Iniquity Ofet. regulations which compel Ihe 'flying. ;Sver Ibe schools