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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME TWELVE PAGES LCTliBRIDGE, ALBliRTA, MONDAY, MAY 3, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 121 'Town of Vtggs Practically Wip- ed Off Slap on-Sunday .Night THIRTY-SEVEN BODIES HAVE BEEN RECOVERED MUSKOGEE, May noon today 43 bodlei had been ex-' irlcaUd from the debris resulting from last night's 'storm at Peggs, Oklahoma. Many Methodist Ministers Forced to Leave Pulpits to: Earn Enough Money to Live TORONTO, May of Methodist ministers throughout the country are so .inadequate, that many ministers-are resigning and leav- ing the' pulpit altogether, according to Rev. R. J. Simpson, of the- super- annuation department of the church. Mr. Simpson, In a statement fsiued by hlrn, claims that, white the of living has'increased 100 per cenL or more, some of the Methodist ministers are sLitt attempting tp live on their old pay. Hitting H.C. of. L. MUSKOGEE, Okla., May FrTty persons; are reported killed and more than 150 injured In a rtwrn 'which !s said, to have the little, town of Peggt, OkUhomaj Cherokee county, Utt night A special traTn carrying doctors nursea and equipment left Muikpgee for Pegga thti morning. All doctors and nunes'ln Table- quah-alio have gone. Pnctleally every; tlore In Tahlequih. which Is the county ;seat of Cherokee county, haa closed and teycral hundred people have gone to Peggs to do rescue work. Direct communication with the stricken, town WHE impossible, this morning as all wires from Muskogee to Peggs are .down. Reports to the Muskogeo Democrat -'said that not a house was left standing in Peggs. s ,37 BODIES RECOVERED MUSKOGEE, Okla., May bodlas have been re. covered by rescuers from wrecked houses In the storm demolished town ,of-Peflgs, according to a from Tahlequah. This news was brought from Peggs by "th'o. flrct'lhun. to arrive from there today, of -thsse bodies are re- to Have been taken from one', budding alone., r f Latest May-' More Economic Object General Federation; of Labor Issues Manifesto Setting Out Purposes of Tie-up Which Mayday Freight Harbor at Complete Standstill. PAHIS, May The strike situation in thin city was generally stationary at the North. and East statjons this morning, only about !-5Q per cent. o! tho usual number of trains being In operation. At the St.; Lazare station traffic was affected. Vir- tually no freight- trains wore moved during the morning. Tho General Federation- of Labor leat night Issued a manifesto declar- ing It will continue the struggle and disclaiming all responsibility for the present events. It 'says It will not cease to defend the gerieral interests bf the naltoh and..1 urges -certain "In- dispensable measures, which events since tbe armistice have 'proved neces- The manifesto recapitulates Its pros rain, comprising ecoa- pmic council; 'an international com- mission to apportlon'raw. materials, an JnleniatlphaUflect-Tinder-the league of bring ifrelgfats, re- organization the railroads and other measures. It couclutles by Affirming tlial exeeu ,tlqn oE tbls program .'hare pre- killed and to have IOC Cabinet Considers Situation' PARIS, Slay a meotlns ot tbe ablnet under tbo.presideiity of Prern er Mlllerand, at "which all the ministers and n rider-secretaries if slate were preseni, M. -Le Trocquer, ninister of public works, told the mill sters thai all tbe essential nubile ser- t-iccs had easily been kept functioainf. This was possible, be said, because i large majority of the employees.bad remained at their posts. The ministers decided to expresS'to hese volunteers tho thanks arid grati- .ud.e.of the government. Jules Steeg, uinister of the interior, reported .to Ihe meeting the events, ot 'May Day, >vhich he dismissed .-as "minor'.inci- dents." vented country Peggs, a small Village" 'in the-northwest comer of'Chcrokea county, at about 9 o'clock last nlght- were crushed to death when" their homes -were torn to pieces jiy tba force of the gale. Nine inembSa oftha Levens family were killed; seven ot the Littlefleld family, eight persons by the name of Frank and five members of Iho Wllkersor. family are numbered among the dead. Only three buildings remained brought the have tor ot Labor' LIfe, which has'been conducting a campaign for tbe continualipn of the strike, was arrested tbis morning, ills is the first arrest made by the.police in connec- tion with Tho police, with' warrants for the arrest ot General Secretaries .Mcdol Monmoussean 'and- Leveque, of the federation of-.railroadmen, .and of. M Slrollc, headquarters delegate to the standing after the storm'had. passed. General Federation Labor, sur rounded the'officesTof. tho railroad ad ministration this niornlng awaiting tb Nicholas, Bosrednltzky by name, was at yesterday. Before being to the scaffold, he begged hU 'request, in life be granted: That he_ be allowed to wear the silk Nicholas wore when he riddled him with bullets. It was granted., Those who have spoken at length with the murderer believe he slew the ciar mainly because he wanted the ahlrt Hear Arguments on Water Division At Session In Ottawa May Joint committee on international waterways met'in session morning, preliminary to its hearings in Canada, and the first hearing by the committee will take plan; In Ottawa this after- noon, when counsel for both countries will argue-the distribution.of the waters of the Milk and St. Mary's rivers and their tributaries in Alberta and Montana. Important Railway Centre Tak- en in Drive by Poles and Ukrainians j RUSSIAN REDS MAKE A DESPERATE Sf ANT Mr. H..O. Wright, Toronto, who for tan days ties had the cour- afee of his convictions and has been appearing in-'public, in a tailor-made aiil't of denim, which has a better ap- searancc than overalls. StoririBreaks ButGroundis Coated .Will Be. Yet Before Snowploughs wero railway'system on Si May 2nd. That'is about the most trite coiri' o Wonder Canadian Newspapers Must Pay High for Newsprint NEW YORK, May an advcrtfsement.of the Chicago Tri- bune last winter showed that one Sunday edition of that paper used more, print paper .than all of the papers In Canada used -In two dally one of the statements made this morning by Jason Rogers, publisher of the New York Globe, who appeared as a witness before the senate com- mittee investigating the paper shortage. Beautiful Plains and RockWObdjment, oSei.3on1d find on the -.weathe Constituencies to be Contest- ed by Farmer Candidates COXSTAXTINOPI.1D, May Kemal, the X'r.lionallsl loader, apparently is relaxing his efforts along other, fronts, in order to concentrate lila sircRglh against ibe liriiisli and nntl-Natlonnlist fronts along t'Jo Sea of Marmora. Tho Nationalist front, (o which ranny troops (ire being rushed from tho direction of Angora, follows the.line of Adabazar, Oove nnd Bryza. The siege of Hadjin Ims been lificd. Uands have been called Croin.Clli.cia to nsslst ogalnAl tho antl-KatLormlists ;md nritlsh; Damad l-'erld 1'asba, tlio grand vlz- bns digputched n steamer with four Imllallons oMroops to Ismad and ha.i named Snleinan Sberif Pashn. former aninister of war, as commander of the troops in (hat area. The Caspian Situation CONSTANTINOPLE, May 'Associated seizure of .Baku, on tho west coast o( tho Cas- pian Sen, by tho Russian Bolshevik! on April 23 1ms nronscii tho Georg- ians, who have called for additional to arrnn and announced they will not permit tho Ilcds to enter (icorgla through Azerbaijan. Thus far they have heen able to prevent tbe Uolshevikl from entering through the mountain passes in the flclnlty of Vladikavkaz. The capture o( Baku gives the Tin! t-hevlkl control of Azerbaijan. Its seizure mokes tbo'Armcnlan Bltuatlon more precarious, 33 tho Bolshevik! doubtless will help the Moslem Azer- baijan opposition to Armenia. In tbls way iMnsUpha Tfenial Pasha's Turk- Jsh Nationalist Mohammedan, forces be able to connect wilh the -Azerbaijans, forming a connection with the-Moslems In Turkestan by {Way o( the Caspian Sea and Persia. protected by againsl aggression by strikers, according tenters, nleclricianj; and painters. The loatractors took the position that the> would not sign with hny craft imti all had reachutl an agrcomcnt; but'it vas decided Saturday that radea which'have reached a settle- ment would return to work on the understanding-that -when the new agreements assigned they will bo re- reactive as from -May 1, atid will hn signed wh'en harmony exists all final EeUlemcnt to be not ater than May S, Vpwards of nen were-Oil strike Saturday. Poles and Germans Clash in Silesia May violent collision occurred between Poles and Gennaus it'Ilatibor. Sileain, yesterday, on tlic occasion of the Polish national val, according lo a dispatch published here. 'Many people tvero injured on both sides, somo seriously, tho dispatch says. Several thousand Poles, carrying Polish dags and emblems, paraded through tho streets Ratihor. The Sormansy demanded removal of Polish emblems ot sovereignty, on the ground Lhat such emblems were prohibited by tho allied commission. Thereupon tho Poles resisted. _ day-said-thc line between. Mexico City and Vera Cruz hut they did not .in'dicaie .tjnt of the line runs through the northern the state of Oxacala, the governor j and military which were reported last week to; have joined the Sonora revolution. TVVO AMERICANS KiLLEO 'WASHINGTON, May American cIlizenB, Ehen Francls- Greenlaw and his minor son. were killed by Mexican bandits yester- day, the state department was In- formed today by the American embassy Tn Mexico City. The killings occurred at.Pala- zadas, about 125 miles from Mexi- co City. Greenlaw was employed by a British lumber.firm. state ed that it has requested the Mexi- can government, through the Am- erican .embassy, to "effective measures" immediately for appre- hension and punishment of the as- sassin's. WARSAW, May forces occupied Kiev Sunday, according to extra editions of the newspap- ers h'ere today. Gen. Pilsudskl, president of the Polish state, led the troops into the city, the news- papers say. Bolshies Fight Hard WARSAW. May Bolshevik force! have backed up against the Dnieper river and are preparing to'resist.tin 'ollsh and Ukrainian efforts-to take Kiev, toward which Gen. PilsudsWi men are fighting their way from thre pnstpntiwl nnlil Ihe end.o.' tli? year, when liio cjueation of the crea- tion of new American cardinals will be considered. Creation of cardinals'IB n personal prerogative of Ihe pontiff and there- fore, any reports as to who-way he given the red lieu are .considered iniru conjecture. SEAGER WHEELER IS DOCTOR OF LAWS KINGSTON, Ont.. May Queen's University has conferr- ed the honorary degree of doc- tor of divinity on Jlcv. 0. S. Young; of Saskatoon, and tho degree of doctor of laws on Sea- BOP Wheeler, Koslhcm, Sask. Toronto, Hotels Get One Month's Extension TORONTO. May Toronto li- cense board has pslended for a month all standard hotel licenses as well aa licenses under which native wines are sold within Ihls province in wholesale quantities. The provincial license year begins on May 1. While the board ol license commissioners for Ontario has not yet explained ths reason for the extension, {t is understood that tho government wishes matters to re- main fis they arc unlil the government deckles mi its policy with retcrcnce to tho hotels. TfJy Factory Walls Collapse, Two Killed and Many Injure! BUHUNCTON. Vermont. May, At least two were killed and an un- known number injured by tho collapse. of three walls of the W. C. Hoac ley factory loday. A weakened second floor structure Is believed lo hare been Ihe canse o: the accidenl. after the accident llio police said it was possible thai many moro persons were buri'-'d in Ihe dt-' bM8. How ranny were in Ihe build- ing when It collapsed was not known. DATE FOR FILING INCOME EXTENDED OTTAWA, May have been sent out from tti? flnanco depart- ment extending the time (OT filing In- come lax returns for the tthole of Dominion lo Jl.ijr 31. ;