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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FOHL EDITION VOUJMF, XIV. LETHBR1DGK, ALBEHTA. HTCHTEEN PAGES Would March "to Berlin Unionist Party Names Chancel-, ior Ausien Chamberlain as 11s Leader j MOW CHOICE WAS UNANIMOUS ONE I _______ LONDON, March Chamberlain, chancellor of Hicj exchequer, was today elected; lender of the Unionist party. Mis selection, .effected at a meet- ing of the Unionist members of the house of commons at the Ci'rlelon club, was unanimous, lie succeeds Andrew Bonar Law, whose retirement because of ill-health was announced last week. Upper Silesia, Votes by Overwhelming Majority to Remain with Germany More Than Two to One Against in Treaty Plebiscite On Self-Determination Warn Poles That Result Must Be Accepted. HORATIO BOTTOMLEY Vtfi) nays that he will move a rejec- tion of the reparation bill in the house 01' commons and propose an immediate march .to .Berlin aud the dictation of terms there. Flags Train With His Red Socks First Clash For Stanley Cup At Coast Tonight Sam Lowe, Holland Landing Emulates "Andy Moore" in Ontario Storm TORONTO, Mar. does, severe hail storms and very heavy rains visited several sec- tions of Ontario on Saturday af- ternoon and caused a great deal of damage, besides taking.a' toll of at 'least one life ,and' possibly more. H. J. Me Arthur, a farm- er, near Glammia, was killed by the crushing of his barn by a tornado, and his brotner-ic-law, William Ferris of the sarnn vil- lage, who "was' with Me Arthur at the time, was seriously injured. An Incident of the was n serious washout Grand Trunk railway north Holland Landing. Sam Lowo discovered that the track was submerged and part washed away. Tins was a few minutes before the train from North Bay was due io ar- rivi-. Realizing the necessity of stopping the train with its load oi! passengers before the washout would IIR. reached, and acting on tlin impulse the short time which he had at his disposal, Mr, Lowo immediately his boots and socks. He was wearing red socks and user! these as is. fios. He succeeded in bringing; the train to a standstill in time to eavn a catastrophe. The pass- nngei'B took up a subscription for i'Ir. Lowe as a token OL' apprecia- tion. Thoro were two on the Midland Railway at Mount Albert. At Capo'rol a cloudburst caused a good deal of damage and the Trunk Railway track was undermined at one place. Senators Arrive in Feeling Fit for Grilling Series VANCOUVER, March tawa hockey p fay era, champions of the world 'and of the famous Stanley clip, reached Van- couver this morning. Tonight they will engage in their first match with Frank Patrick's Mil- lionaires. A big delegation of local sportimen were on hand to welcome All the of Ottawa team ap- pear in the bett of condition and hopeful reiaining the world's ehamplonihfc trophy. The .flame willf hie played Thursday night and the third iuxt Monday. BERLIN, Mar. won dn overwhelming victory in the plebiscite held in Upper Silesia yesterday to determine the future national status of that region, according to official re- turns received here today. Two districts were still missing at 9 o'clock this morning, but the count showed that votes had been cast for Germany and 000 for Poland. tj Reports from Breslau state that the plebiscite was generally with- out untoward incidents. Provisional returns published in newspapers here show that in OppeIn, Germany received votes to for Poland. In Tarnowttz the Germans cast 85 per cent. In the Beuthen country districts the vote as published stood Germany Poland 040. In Koenigshuette, the; Ger- mans .polled and the poles and Kattowttz, town and country district! gave the Ger- mans and the Poles the town of Kattowitz voting Ger. man by 93 per cent. In Kreuse- burg the German vote was to foFtiie PoifiS. Poles be Good OPPELN, Mar. forces j in Upper Silesia will promptly sup- press any 'effort on the part of Polish army to override the decision in yes- terday's plebiscite, or to anticipate the action of the council of ambassa- dors in Paris General Lcron, bead of the inter-allied of the plebiscite, told tho Associated Press today. He said the rumors that the Poles had been conct'iiU-uting an army on the Siles- iau frontier ''were wholly without foundation. These rumors were to the effect that j thirty thousand Polish troops were marching toward the border of Up- per Silesia with the Intention of in- railing the plebiscite zone if the re- sult of the voting was adverse to (Poland, have been current here. The balloting hi the plebiscite yes- terday was virtually over by mid- afternoon. There was no disorder of a serious nature reported. Poles Vote German BERNE, Mar.' districts of Upper Silesia where there was a pre- ponderance of Poles voted in favor of Germany in the plebiscite held yes- terday, it is reported here. SUPPOSE NOBODY CARED! GAS WEEL FLOWS FEET IN DOVERTOWNSHIP CHATHAM, Out., Mar. gas well on the property of the Vacuum Gas company in Dovar township, which was shot late Saturday after- noon, produced a flow of cubic feet a day. EXPECT STEEL MERGER TO BE EFFECTIVE, APRIL MONTREAL. March .o present expectation 'of those be- hind them, the modified merger plans of the British Empire Steel corpora- :ion, under which the Dominion Steel corporation, the Nova. Scotia Steel and Coal company and the Halifax ship- yards are to be consolidated, will be definitely effected early in April. Following a meeting of the execu- tive committee of the Dominion Steel corporation to 'be held here this morn- ing, there will take place iu the af- ternoon a meeting of the fuii board of directors at which the date of the special meeting of shareholders of the company will be set and the formal notice of the proposal officially passed upon. Welsh Coal Costs Are Much Too High Briltania Beach Slide Anniversary Sees Fiend Working Heroic Efforts of Employees Saved Population of From Misfortune 800 iu Cleveland Plain Dealer. Urges Immediate Need of Increase in Pensions DOHERTY IS SURE CATTLE EMBARGO WILL BE REMOVED LONDON, Mar. Manning Doherty, Ontario minister of agricul- i lure, when leaving Liverpool for Can- I ada today, said it wan practically I certain embargo on the importa- I tion of Canadian cattle into Great would be probably j soon after the imperial conference in June. Meanwhile the effects of the dispute are extending. It is now learned that Earl Denbigh, a staunch supporter of the board of agriculture, has declar- ed his hostility to Lord Beaverbrook's anti-embargo campaign, by resigning his irustueship for the debenture holders in ins lordship's paper, the Daily Kxpresa. "HIS CALL, HAD NOT YET COME" GENEVA, Mar. case ot a man's heart ceasing to hfiat for 14 hours and then resuming work is reported from Berne, where a pastor of that city, Rev. Mr. Eau- denbaalier, after being officially declared dead, suddenly awoke. Rev. ?.Ir. Baudenbacher, aged 50, and suffering t'roiri heart trouble of long standing, fell senseless night. His physician issu- ed a death certificate, arrange- ments were matte for the funeral and Saturday's newspapers pub- lished eulogies of him. The pas- tor awoke after 14 hours, surpris- ed to find his bed room filled with flowers, discoucolatc friends and relations. Ho said: "My call haa not yet come.'1 ROME. Mar. crop conditions in Western Kurope, the United States, Japan and North AS- rica, are reported in a bulletin issued by the International Institute Agri- culture here. In discussing livestock the bulletin that in Prussia there has been au iricreapB'of five per cent, in cattle, 15 per cent, in sheep and 24 per cent, in hogs. In the Unitod States the number of cattle has de- creased four per cent, and there has been a seven per cent, In hogs, the bulletin says. CASE OF SOLDIER WHO DISAPPEARED WILL BE TAKEN UP SATISFACTORY CROP CONDITIONS OBTAIN IN WESTERN EUROPE Collieries Losing Over Three Dollars Per Cost Blamed CARDIFF. Mar. VANCOUVER, Mar. which threatened for a time to wipe out the! mining- town ot Brittania Bench, B.C..' some _3 miles from .ypusouver on I Howo the plant ahd property of the. Howe Sound Mining and Smelting company, valued at No lives were lost. j Only the" heroic efforts of the em- ployees saved the'little city and its population of 800 souls. A short circuit on the motor ays- is given as tlie cause of the outbreak It was the anniversary of one of i the black days in the mining history I of British Columbia. On March 20, j 1915, a mountain avalanche blotted out the lives of nO at the camp, financial i Flames winch broke out at OTTAWA. Mar. The immediate need of increases in pensions was urged before the parlia- mentary committee on soldiers' civil re-establtshment this morning by C, Cr. MacNeil. secretary Dominion com- mand, G. V. A. The present pen- sion was not. he said, filling the gap between disability earning capacity and normal earning capacity of pen- sioners. Proposals tabled by Mr. MacXell ashed for Increases in pen- sions; 51.00 per one per cent uf dis- ability pension basis; provision for guardians of soldiers' orphans; no de- duction of pension because pensioner does not livo in" Canada and the equalization of pensions irrespepttvc Bolshevik, iMenshevik and Social Revolutionaries in Govern- ment Lenine ?um i WRANGEL ASKS AID j TO DEFEAT SOVIETS I Alar. Xegotia- j tions looking to the formation of. a j coalition government soviet Kus- sin have been opened by "Nikolai Leu- I inc. Bolshevik premier, with leaders of the .Meushevik and Social Revolu-" tionaries. says a dispatcii from Reval to the BerliugsVe Tidende. Wrangel Makes Appeal CONSTANTINOPLE. Mar. Ap- peals are being made to many na- tions by General Wrangel, head of the South Russian government, who was driven from Crimea by the Bolshevik late last year, to como to the aid of the anti-Bolshevik forces. He still be- lieves there is a chance to defeat the soviet government and drive Lenine- and Trotsky from power, in Moscow. "Bolshevism is dying and this 13 an iil-chosen moment, to disband my ho said today In commenting- upon, the French withdrawal of aid from his forces and the suggestion that his soldiers sent to Russia. "France cannot bear the burdeti alone, and I am appealing to all na- tions for help. I cannot accept either the alternative of sending my men to where they are promised manual labor, hut no land, or of. re- be-ins made permanent. Further G. W. V. A. resolutions ask- erl for pensions for dependents of those who die" subsequent to discharge (Continued on FlyeO BANANA BELT condition of the coal trade in South j Saturday evening steadily gained head- Wales ad viewed by the coal owners, and while the men fought to save is strikingly disclosed in a statement j the great power house and to prevent issued by Finlay Gibson, secretary'of i tha destruction of the town, women the South Wales Coal Owners' jssso- j and children huddled on the front. Way Out by Water Only Thore is only one way to get out of Rrittania Beach and that is by water. Families who survived the mountain slide of six years ago were panic stricken when they saw the flames from the air. Fanned by the keen winds of Stttiir- ciation. It shows that on ,A totail quar.tity of disposable coal of tons, (ho total costs were Id a ton, leiivins a colliery lose oC 13s, 7d a ton. On IhH total of for inland consnmjnon, the. total cost per ton was leaving a loss of ]5s, 6d. The figures bring out the striking fact that the cost of wages exceeded the aver- NEW YORK, Mar, of New York's heat records for March were broken today when the official thermometer touched 80 degrees at p.m. HEAT PROSTRATION BOSTON, Mar. first heat prostration of the year was reported when physicians found that a fainting attack suffered by an elderly man on a street car in Roxbury was due to the high- temperature. Attorney-General Is Not Belieytr In Spiritualism they would be massacred." Many of General Wrangel's officers iire joining the French foreign legion. Soviet at Batum BA.TUM, Georgia, Mar. TUB Turks who recently occupied Batum, left. and a soviet Georgian gov- ernment has been established, Rus- sian and Georgiau ships in the har- j bor have been declared state property. are shelling Batum doing damage to-reaidencas. Defend Bosphorous I CONSTANTINOPLE. Mar. Bat- I teries have been placed at both ends of the Bosphorous as defence- against Hpssibie attacks by Bolsbevik mar- ines. i Votes Against Spiritualist Bill in Committee for That Reason Major-Gen. McRae Head of W.C.C.A. Northerners In B.C. Move to Split Province in Two (Special to the Herald) I March M. I Davidson's bill incorporating: "The j Temple of Science and Spiritual Phil- osophy" again piunsed UIH I Hamilton Man is. bills committee Into- arguing discus-] Association Begins Fllltct- of spiritualism as a religious faith .Monday morning. J. M. Carson, j of Calgary, appearing as the legal i representative of the spiritualists. while disavowing his personal belief possibility of communicatin ioning Forthwith ,3 J with the dead, cited prominent personages, a number of wich as Sir play night, names caught in the tim-j age price realized tm the sale of coul. her on the mountain First to be Lobbying in Legislature Going Thus the average realized price per destroyed was the telephone and rail- ton was Gil and tho wage cost Uvay system which -connects the beach per ton 493, 3d. The total proceeds witn the tunnel camp high on the! on all coal disposed of were i mountain behind. Working 'at' tho I the total leaving a j upper camp were some hundreds oil loss at the mines of while I mon werc cut off. the average loss per ton was 13s, j xho staff of tho company saved the i {electric power plant, the compressor On With That End in View A Noted British Author Fight Over Hay Rack; One EHed Enlwhistle Homesteaders Sunday Afternoon Battle is Charged [plant, mnchiih' .siiop s, storehouse KDJIOXTON, Mar. I the poitiou of tlio tcnva adjoining the mill. I Tho fire broke out at a time when v.'orkmeu were off shift and before it was discovered lied pained such head- way that it soon apparent that therer wns nit possibility oC savins the main j Tiirf president of the mining cor- poration is E. B. Schley, New York City. Owners Get Report YORK. Mar. (Canadian Press.) New York officials of the Johnson, a fanner living throe miles Howe Sound Alining and Smeltlne south ol' Entwislle. i'- in jail facing company were notific'l early today of of the destruc.lion by fire of the com- OTTAWA, March the request of C. G. Mac- Neil, secretary or the Dominion com- mand of the a. W. V. A., the case of TV. J. Ball, the non-commissioned of- ficer'who disappeared in Franco after the armistice and was seen again, will! be re-opened by the parliamentary; committee on pensions anil re-estab- lishment. Jt is stated thn.t the auth- orities are now convinced that Ball was murdered and the body hidden. As ho was formerly pronounced- a deser- ter, his wife and children have been unable to get pension, separation al- lowance or gratuity. It Is uxpect- ed that the verdict of the former court will be altered and that Ball will be the-same position as any. to America and eipectn to make other man who died in Franco. trlj) through Woitehi murdering Kdward Thew, a neighboring lionn-.-Lo.-idcr. Johnson nany's concentration mill at Brit- I was brought here this morning. jt.rnia Beach. B.C., Saturday. So do- Thn dispute which "artr-d fatally, is 'ails were given. K. 0. Schley. presi- snfrt to have talinn place .Sunday: "f company, is in Europe, afternoon on Johnson'.: farm. There '''no said the plant has. been had been trouble between the men I running at part capacity and with :t for some time., reaching a tlimax I st'lfr- llaU a capacity of Sunday when Thew went tu Johnson's daily, place and started an argument over a hay rack. According to reports, (BRITISH FREIGHTER Thew- started into I ho. stable with the O1V Intention of ronuiviiu' the ]mv rack Ul> and Johnson killing Th'ow in- NOVA SCOTIA COAST stuntly. I _________ After the shooting? Johnson pave! ST. JOH.V. 11.. Mar. Bri- hfniBclf up to S. S. Muiiro, J.P. John-! freighter City of Colombo, n.jiOO son was allowed to return to his farm tons, Captain Roberts in command, wending thu arrival of tho provincial Failed from bore Sunday moiti- Mice. injr 8 o'clock for United Slates ports went nslmrfi hard and fast on STEAMER REFLOATED the Xova Scotia coast Sunday aftor- ST. JOHNS, Newfoundland, .Mar. noon. Two have been dis- mail steamer Portia was re-; patched to her assistance. Tho CloptCi'i tula moi'iitiijg at high tide, and i freighter's position is about fifty is coming on to' St. Johns under her i miles from here. VICTORIA, Mar. pro- posal th'at the province of British Columbia be divided into two is being seriously put forward here, by residents of the northern part of the province. According to re- ports, the proposal has public ap- proval behind it. B. Brynildsen, prominent mer- chant and business man of Bella Coola, is here endeavoring to ob- tain support among mem.bers of the legislature for a division of the province. Mr. Brynitdsen poirrts out that the northern por- tion of British Columbia has but four representatives in the legis- lature .out of a house of 47 mem- and declares that the north contributes more than half of th'e wealth of the whole province. FRENCH TIGER BACK FROM SHOOTING INDIAN Oliver Lodge, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle i and Thomas A. Edison, an-1 holding to this creed-. Attorney-General J. It. Boyle fought the bill savagely on the ground that Us passage, by the com- mittee would moan putting; a stamp of approval -on the propaganda oE the spiritualists, Doesn't Believe It "It simply said the attor- ney-general, "giving them a charter to go on i; ami impose on the people of the country that they can talk to the spirits. I v.'on't vote for such y. thing because I don't believe they can and 1 won't say it in a charter." i Mr. Boyle finally moved that the j preamble to the bill be struck out, j which would have killed the measure. I On it siand'ng vote, tho committee (led. 7 i'or to 7 against. Chairman J. McColl Ribstono, broke the tie by voting against Mr. Boyle's motion, and the committee then pro- j ceeded to consider action the bill i section by section. A number of the j mcmibei'K v.-ho voted against Mr. Boyle's motion merely did so in order to get thn bill into the full house for discussion ruciuested by Mr. Tur- j geon. WINNIPEG. March The federal charter "nuclei- which the Western Can- I ada Colonization association is to op- erate, has been finally approved at Ottawa and the chief executive officers have- been, appointed. At special meeting of the directors held at Sas- katoon yesterday Robert Hobson, i-iamiitoa, Ont., was elected president and chairman of the executive com- mittee and Major General A, D. SIo- Rae, C. B., Vancouver, managing dir- ector. The association will forthwith proceed to function, with Winnipeg as its head office. Doughty Trial i Starts Tuesday Will Stand Trial for Theft of Bonds and Kid- napping Small TOl'-kOX. France, Mar. Clemenceau, former premier o{ I'Yancc, arrived hern today from In- dia, where lie lias been engaged iu hunting tigers aiul in vlsltlps the "hipbuilclmg "f the foothills of the Himalaya mountains. Ho reporter] upon landing from the steamer Ormonde, that he was in per- fect health. TORONTO, March Dough- ty, for many years secretary to Am- brose .f. Small, theatre owner of this city, who has been missing since De- cember 2, 19L9, will be placed on trial at the county criminal court here or. Tuesday on a charge of stealing 000 of Victory Bonds, the property his former employer. Doughty la also i charged with conspiring to HOME. March alarm and I Small and will be tried for that. It anxiety has been caused by the shut-lls thought trial may last three ting down of the blast furnaces andI days or more. llva com- puny at Jlomblno, in Tuscany, be-' cause of financial difficulties. Fifty I TIGERS; FEELING FINE i FIFTY THOUSAND STEEL _________ WORKERS IDLE IN ITALY GREEKS PLANNING OFFENSIVE AGAINST TURK NATIONALISTS Sir rhilllp Glbbs, .who la on a visit steam, after being on the rocks since Saturday night at the entrance coast of The last wireless report received said one. two and three holds hail fill- harbor ot St. Jacques, on the ed and there no hone of saving PARIS, March are current In diplomatic circles in Paris that the Greeks are prepar- ing a {freat offensive against the Turk Nationalists. The Temps prints a Constantinople dtspatth, that an offensive on a large scale is Imminent. 'l -nmployees have been thrown lvork b5' tho shutdown. MERCHANT MARINE COAST-COAST SERVICE VANCOUVER, Mar. ment was made this morning by Mr. C. Keoley, Pacific coast agent for Hie O.O.M.M. Limited, that the com- pany had Inaugurated tho long ex- pected Montreal-Vancouver service, and a full cargo is awaiting Jn Van- couver to be shipped on the first vessel Balling from this port. The line was established March 10 with tho sailing of the steamer Canadian Carrier from iUontroal. I ITALIAN GENERAL ELECTION IN MAY LONDON, March Milan correspondent of the London Times is reliably informed that Premier Gioitti has definitely de- cided to dissolve the Italian par- liament. Elections are likely to be held the last In May. JAMAICAN TOBACCO WILL BE PROTECTED KINGSTON. Jamaica, Mar. movement IH on foot to fntro'duce a protective tariff for the of JapialcaQ cigars, cigarettes aud ceuerally, ;