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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUMIVXIH. TWENTY PAGES LETIIBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MAY S, 1920 TWENTY !JAGKS M'MBER 126 That Amount Needed to Carry Out Program of Soldier Settlement. J 5.352 SOUMEK LOANS APPROVED Torpedoes of Whiskey Latest in Bootlegging DETROIT, May operated torpsdoet loaded with whiskey are being sent daily across the Detroit river from'thc side to the United SUtcs shore, a mysterious Informant told federal officers here today. With- out divulging his Identity, he told the result of Ms entirely private In- v estimations. There are three torpedoes In use he said, of 10, 15 and 25 gal- Jon capacity. They are of copper construction, with a propeller at the nose, actuated by electric stor- age batteries. They submerge 2nd require, about five minutes to cross the river at a paint he designated only as "east of Woodward ave- nue." Finance Minister Says Delegates Will Not He Sent to Listen Onlv. TAKE PART THE DAY IN PARLIAMENT THE HOUSE: Sir George Fos- ter announced that the budget would be brought down on Wednes- day. House in committee on vote of fifty millions for land set- ttcment; debated accomplishments of soldiers' settlement board. Pro- aress- reported. Sir GeoiQe Foster confirmed report that the prim? minister rs on his way to Ottawa. Report of committee on .scienti- fic industrial research presented. THE SENATE: BME to repeal number of deportation clauses of the Immigratfon Act laid over until after adjournment. Third reading given to Grand Trunk purchase agreement bill. Opium and Narcotic Drug Act re- ceived second reading. IX DELIBERATIONS Conservatives Will Meet Next Week in Toronto] Westerners Attend Labor Conference MONTREAL May at the Rilr-CarKon (hotel, Hon Rob- ert Rogers litafed that an import- ant convention of supporters of the interests Is to astemble iri-Toronto next week, the foVmer minister of public works wac mood and claimed convention represented an Clemen', that wss strong and siaertive right across the Dominion. was not pre- pared to-say-whal would be the policy of the party if aciln .set on its feet, but'.'aflirmed that the farmers all over Canada were be- hind the movement for its re es- tablishment. Belgian Royal Couple t to England) BERLIN'. May dele- gates iuigticn with a smile. The committee here rose tu permit (lisCLission of Ihc special committee on scientific researchr Mr. Mcighcn inti- mat IDS I'd would reply to criticisms of the laud settle- ment board, Ambushed By Turk Na- tionalists. GETS JOB. YlCTOtU-V U. CV, May I'xjrnn IJ-rown, M. C, suiierin'cndcnt i of the JXiirjlnioii lumber laboratory here, atlni-lietl to tho University of llrKfsh {Columbia, has bcuu aiipoiut- ctl prorlrClal commissioner ICasl.orn Cflnatla with licadfiiiar- lors nt Toronto, in succPSiOon Ma- jor who recently rfcafgntd the jriisition. ALEPPO, Sysla, May slaughter of the Httlc French garrison, which RVRcuated Urfa on prom- ise of safe conduct by the Turk- ish Nationalist, troops after Itiu town bad been besieged fur Cl days, is described in the declara- tion of Gen. Woodward, account- ant for tlio American commission for relief in the Near East; who was an eye-witness of the mas- sacre, lie escaped and returned to Urfa after several hundred French soldiers had been klllerl or made prisoners by the tribes- men. The French were ambushed by the trfbescnon in violation of nn ngrcemcnt made by Temll; Kffendi. who came from Angora as tbo Turkish Nationalist gpvernment's representative, the account says. and promised the Frenchmen safe conduct If they would evacuate. At UiaL ilme the French had only days' rations left, und had ralen alt their horses and and evacuation was considore-i in- cviUble as the garrison was greatly outnumbered by the enemy. Mosley, Coalition-Unionist member of the house of comnions for the Harrow division of Middlesex. The wedding vrljt he held in London next Tuesday. Ilolshevik OfTicial Commnnica- lion Admits They Evacuated Citv Thursday. 1 OSS IS HEAVY ONE TO RUSSIAN REDS of the delegates snapped at the Uibor conference in Ottawa. From j LONDON, May The Polish and Ukrainian troops captured Kiev Thursday night, according to wireless messages received here today, Official Report LOXUOX, Mny S Polish a Ukrainian troops captured Kiev nn Ihuraday according to an m- f ieial statement issued at -Moscow yesterday and received here by wire- i left-to'.right, those shown are. top row: Junes SomervlUe, of MOOFG Jaw; j Ttie statement reads: .Secretary T.M. Milloy, of tho Alberta Labor Hurcau, ami James P.. "in. the Kiev region during the 'Alberta. Coatee: row: Senator Kohsrtscsi. Minister of Ijubor; Hurry Hui- lord, Hamilton..and Sam Harris. Toronto. Bottom .Walter McN'elll. 'ert McCreatli, and.John T. Sterling, three Western members. Edmonton is Thrilled by (treat Historical Pageant Hudson's Bay Co. 250th Birthday Marked by Parade Two Miles in''Length, Depicting Early History of Western X Canada in Contrast With Present. ay With a pa- i-ada fully in length in cole- bration of Hudson's Day corn- a lump sum Germany in place ot present plan by which the al- Pany'? the great- lies would be riaid an iudelcnnln-ito amount' --1' Turkey Gets One-Month -p TARIS, council today decided to give Turkey a month to consider the peace -treaty which will mounties and scouts, historical pageant ;Etimonton has ever seen, and Jamds C George, got full swing at 2 .o'clock this afternoon. Indians and palefaces, cavaliers 'Pf- old -and soldiers -and trappers be presented to the Turkish envoys P10" In [he Clock room at the foreign office ign nest Tuesday afternoon. The cerc- uionial of presentation will a .formal hut simple character. air daughters, Canada and her nine beautiful provinces, Red River carts-and modern high-powered carsf prairie schooners and huge trucks, and. Indians, then some more Indians, quaint in -their costume, over with the lure of the romantic days of old and promise of days tti como, tho procession wended its way along Jasper avenue and-other thor- oughfares. As the parade lined up, CLEVELAND CARS WILL BE TIED UP Washington Dealer Pays at the Rate of Per Bushel for Large Shipment. AUa.. May eight thousand Uollars seems a fabu- 3ous price to pay for ten carloads of j potatoes, but such a sum changed I hands when :i dealer of approximately liushcls of Kd men ton-grown tub ore at per hushel, the highest on record j for such 3 large shijmumL Tho pota- i toes are io Ije .shippfid various points In the .state of Montana. CLEVELAND, 0.. Mny 8. TLe threatened street Mr strike here was definitely settled yesterday when two thousand employees of the- Cleveland Railway Company decided lo accept Mayor Kllzserat.i's compromise plan. 1here ivas first of all, moan ted iwlico outriders, then came Sir Robert Kimlerelcy -with bis party, an inter- ested spectator of all tho activity around him. Immediately Behind him foljor.TCd "tKe hand .of ihe Great "War, Veterans' guised! in unt'orms 4hc period of IC70. Plight mounted heralds, gor- geous -in Uieir triliiaiit costumes of 250 years ago, and each carrying trumpets, came next. The procession disbanded 04. the oust end park, where speeches will ho made by Lieul.-Gov, Hrott and Sir Robert Kintlorsley, gov- ernor of the 'company, and others prominent in tlio future of Edmonton and tho province of Alberta's prosper- ity. TomsK there will be a banquet at tho Mucdonald. DE VALERA MAY LEAVE U. S. SOON NEW YORK, May United States soon may have to.worry along without Kam- ohn Dr: Valera. the .self-sLyled "president of the .Irish repub- lic." In addressing a meeting .of Irish liond, salcsraen lust, ii Ight, inUma t e A; he might "depart Jn' tho '-.near night of May 0-7, our troops engaged superior enemy torces and southwest of Kiev. Toward' evening, the enemy broke Into the I outskirts of the town but were held ip by our counter-attacks. letter our troops, in accordance with or- ders, star'uxl to withdraw in orde-r the left bank of the Dnieper river. N "In (he direction of Pytaloff. our roous repulsed an enemy attack 20 rnilea soulli of Krasny. In the di- rection of Igumeii. east of Miulsk. the enemy attempted to cross the yina river near Ueresiua bridge but was driven back across the river." Used Chinese Troops WARSAW, May (By Associated marines and Chin- ese troops were brought in by the Bolshevik! tor the defense of Kiev, according to reports received from the. front. The marines- defended the ground north, of Kiev. The Chinese. tho reports are being in the front line in places. The rein- forcements sent in _._.. it is said, also IncltiJe liobhavik Let-" Ush troops, some of whom were cap- tured by the Polos. The ground held by the Poles r.t various places in front of Kiev was taken by bayonet charges, the Bolshe- vlkl defending the villages and the en- trenchments on Ihe hills until they were killed or taken prisoners. With Budget and Franchise Bill for Next Week, Heavy Work Hegins. Radicals Against And It Jlav Be OTTAWA Canadiun 0 budget coming rtnwn FRENCH SPORTING EDITOR KILLED IN AUTO CRASH) aiSTKHOX. Kiancn. .May qucs sporting editor of tho Join1-1 his c-muiffeur were killril. rim! tsvo otticrs slightly injured when nn anlomoMiy in which tin: party was driving, turned turtle near here. At the lime of ttic accident the was bcinK driven by nn- Uljcr editor, M. Vclosport. who tho coming international BULLETINS MORE FRENCH STRIKES PARIS, May general strike order, effcc-tive on Monday morn- ing, on all Paris subway anrf metropolitan lines, was sent out this afternoon. D'ANNUNZIO CAPTURES SHIP TRIESTE, Gab- rlele d'Annunzio today captured the Italian steamship Baro Fejer- vary, bound from Trieste to Ca- tania, with a cargo of grain, The poet dispatched two antl-submar- Inc cratt.'to take, .the capture to Quaranio Bay, The captured ship wss ordered to proceed to Flume, I Such Is Claim of Expert of Kail- way Hrolherhoods in Wage Fight. WASIilNOTOX. May mini- Submitted to the Cabinet. May S. The ron Wednesday and Ihe J-'ranchlse Act i to bn dlRcnssed possibly two or three {evenings of next week, mn in bets of jthe commons feel torlay that the real peace j heavy work of the session is about In TJeports that Kiev had fallen were current in Warsaw on Monday last, but subsequent developments ?hnvrctl these reports to have be'en incorrec-t. Today's advices from the soviet however, seem to leave no room for doubt that the Polish campaign tut possession of the city has been at least temporarily successful. Kler, a city ot 250.000 or more pup- illation before the war, is (he capital of thu Ukraine. The tcv.-n has chang- ed hands several limes during the. ilKhtins between contending groups in Ukrainian territory the conflict between the D'jnikine forces anil (he Uolshe-viki. Tho Kilter has been in possession of ill since last Decem- ber, taking the dty during the col- lapse of the Oenlkhic army In south- ern Russia. Kiev, in addition to Its Importance treaty will ho submitted to !he cab- begin. Tnllt around Ihc corridors [tlc as cMr{ cilv? inet minraters for a -final decision day indicates that sovcral matters upon by the entente as a olltnost a nf ccntril Europe alon- to its acceptance or non-acceptance, which have failed to gel into the spot- fnstead of he ing sont to the national light through the regular method of nccuulfng to present i llin order paper, will be iliKcuss plans, The radical party, led by! (U-r the hudgut debate. Many farmer line stretching from tho Count Albert LApponyi, continues to I members also that the Ualtic to Iho Black Sea oppose signing of the treaty, while iloni, for an unusually lengthy session i the hourgeolse elements are said to i are wrong and Hint Ihe.y will be uway H0'es word. 'from by the middle of next! WAHSAW, May Polish army nlonin headqnarter.s received word today _ that Polish cavalry reached Kiev this Ask Wheat Board Cost was iess OTTAWA. May (Hv fanadian j Illl1c6 from Kicv witi, HlB FJ.) lltilalls of all expenditures In-j continuing virtually without re- f.ivor the signing so :is to hasten habllitation ,oT .the country. ENTRIES FOR BRITISH j LADIES' GOLF TOURNEY i LONDON. -May nn cnrrc'il hy thn Canarla whont board FI j iiskeil !n a for tho liniific on j by the Uolatinvlkl. j economist for tho ra.tlroail Head of Italian Government Is Mirotherhowls. asserted today 'ncforc Mho rallivny tabor lioard. Mr. w' charged co tnuiii of 42.000 a year U necessary forj have bfceii received for the hy 11. H. Stevenw, Vancouver-' tho support, of a family o! five in Ihe. fell Indies' golf tournnmcnt, which IJR- United abates, Edffett Lnuck, con Not in Good Grace's of (he Ciilholic Parlv. profileors chieny respon- for rresenl costs, pre- TRAJL GOES BACK TO j STANDARD TIME IU'., May rlly oi Trni! has reverted lo time after a yhort trial of eight Strike Ties _ Up Leastwise Shipping VANX'OllVKH, Mny coast- iso strike has resulted in nlrntisL complete paralysis tho i Union tftcampVilp corn- only of dayllgtit ftavlng. N'oMros tlio pffrct, ifiiii, (.tic, ivould ho upon durihg the uminl pur j standnrd Limn have been postofl at Iho dly hall, thus settling Ihe much-vexed at, least ;is far as ofllcial (ton 'il tho steamer PrEnrc Al- of the Grand Trunk Pacific, to! Ctiniidlan raciflc lugs and CAF bargcn. Other titan the Vayizis-up of 4hn oil burners, llostrice and Prin- COSK Ktin, the ('nnaclUin Pacific has felt the fctrikc. KOMH, Mny hi km in parlia- mentary is that Premier N'itli runitis risk nf lieinf!