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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 1920 LETIIBRIDGE, ALBERTA, Old Sore Is Rasped When Lan- guage of Election Publica- tions Is Up. BOTH LANGUAGES IN MANITOBA AND QUEBEC DAY IN PARLIAMENT. THE HOUSE: Bill to amend Canada Shipping Act. in reQird to tick and tailor- given flrtt reading! Industrial Disputes Act fiven third reading. Sir Gtorge FotUr announced will be brought down on Monday. Continued debate on contentious at frinchlie bill. THE SENATE: .Royal given to Trunk purchase iftrement Bill respecting director of coat operations laid over until after ad. {oummenr. Senate adjourned until May 26. MMZLWIL OTTAWA, -May of old I rang Ihrough Ihe house today during further discussion of the franchise bill; Tito discussion, too. had its novel, features- At one stage o! it, thero was the unusual spectacle of two .English-speaking one either side of tho -In'a'h'flerb'fJt'anlrnated argument in French. Hugely delighted, Quebec members laughed and cheered. Then i came another arousing IncMftnt. Aa. [A. .R. McMaster of Brome, -who had Been speaking In French, nt (lorra, George Boycc. ot Carlo ton, .asked him to repeat his speech in 15ngliih. Mr. McMaster demurred. It mrold bo ou .imposition on tlie committee-. Here, anild.more -laughter, Hou. Jacques Bureau .intervened. Ho appealed to tho deputy speaker that MT. ilcMos- ter was not entitled, under tho rules of the house, (o repeat his arguments. The deputy speaker admitted the rulo and Mr.. McMasler's speech went un- translated. The whole discussion arose on requiring publica- tion of election proclamations French and English in Manitoba and Quebec and in English-only in tho ether provinces, WanU Publication In Both; Mr. Trjrgeon of Gloucester had an 'amendmentwhich ifOuM have provid- ed for .pjihlkaUon In hothUanguagea" throughout the Dominion. -iVoged Currie Accepts Offer Former Commander of Can- ada's Fighting Arniy Gels High Position. Pro-'and con argument throughout the' evening. Tho soHci favoring some laiation; the step umvi s a Oposilion memb Insfited .ttiit 'they were not asking '-.fork .privilege but'lor a right. vv.inbjnent1 or. two later, the solid a sharp tilt "will Thomas Vion.bf.LotWnleri" The min istor, Mr.1- Vien asserted, had admit ted ,that, influence had-been brough to hear up'on him'by prejudiced mem hers to refuse amendments to th Clause. Indignantly, Mr. Gulhrio de Tiled tho accusation. "It is a misorehlo statement if make about the solicitor general, flung back. Plum .Coulee Colony Makes Plans to Settle in South Follow. DECISION DOESN'T AFFECT COLONIES IN ALBERTA Carranza Army Surrounded; All Day Battle Fought f f End of Old President's Regime is Being Re- stored in Mexico City and No Need for U.S. i i Felix Diaz to Leave Mexico. VERA CRUZ. May commanded by Presi- T" 1 I 9 TP "lideiU Carranza fought an all-day battle yesterday against Wilson iwisted Lion s lai! FRANCE HAS BUMPER WHEAT CROP IN SIGHT PARIS, good Is the French crop outlook for this year that aarlculturar? experts belkve the-wheat harvest, will come closi to meeting thV nation's full requirements for the following year. This im- as compared with last year, Is due'in seme degree increased use. of-rnolor-driven farm equipment. According ti'official figures', mors than acres have been sown to wheat The department of agriculture estimates that this should produce bushels, leaving only about, bushels to be imported. Last year the home crop was so small that bushels had to lie Imported. The burhper crop is expected to save France no loss than six billion franc's and .may even hr.ve a on the exchange situation. MONTOEALJMay General Sir Arthur who ,om in muled the. Canadian force: ji Flanders, aucl 1ms been iffcraHlic post of principal of iIcGill University, lias accepted he post. Sir Avlliiir Currie received the X L. degree Troiii McGill this afternoon. Official Staterrient- MONTREAt, May state- ment issued, at McGiil-university this afternoon Is as follows: "Tho board tiio president hn had -been shown studies of ibe de- partment's plan to prevent the egress of submarines, Mr. Daniels salil, imrt that ho considered the- scheme im- practicable. "Instead of accepting the dejrarl- OTTAWA, May Canadian .further caucus members was held today to discuss the remaining clauses of the Franchise Act to come before tho house. Tho main point urged was that tho prepar- ation of voters' llsls bo left as much ag possible to municipal and provin- cial authorities. This, some members bellcvc.1. would mean a saving' ol three-quarters oE a million "which." one of them stated later, "Is duilo a consideration In tbeso timee." H. White. Victoria, Alberta, pre- VANCOUVER, B.C., May tempt to operate the. Prince Ge'orgo with a pick-up crew is the first indi- cation Ibat will make an .Utempt lo breufc the strike ol fire- men.- oilers and decfchanclfl which was called on the first of the month. Stew- ards who were.called out by their or- ganization on Tuesday morning are standing by their ships, according lo company officials. An the crew o( the Prince George refuted to lake tho vessel to Victoria and Seattle on Its arrival from tho north, tho boat is to be manned by other employees of. the company, It is asserted. SOVIET IN ARMENIAN CAPITAL Jiav (ho Associated local soviet government has IXMJU established Krivan. capital of Arme-nta, displacl that of President Khatitlan, according 1o a dlspalch received by the Armen.- ian jrati'jnrclialp; hero. Service on Canadian remains uninterrupted. Pacific boats TLU CAUSES DEATHS IN ALASKAN TOWNS KBTCHIKAN, Alaska, May 12.- Forty persons aro reported dead 01 influenza at Nona, and the death list at Fairbanks numbers twelve. A spe clal from Fairbanks states that al communication between Fairbanks anil Nona has cut off. nated that 40 per niirl will not he cropped diie.'.tti short- age of labor aiiii Monday night's rain in Southern1 Al- berta held seeding up all Tuesday, while showers on Tuesday night will add lo the'delay. Tho tolal precipilallon Is somewhat over 30 Inches. The wealher is still cloudy ,nd indications are that the rain is not least up till noon Wed- nesday those indications. E. C. Cranstonn, secretary-treas- urer of the Noble Foumiation, Ltd., vho was in the cily Tuesday after- noon, states that, had the rain not co'nic the company would have finished seeding wheat fit the Nobleford farms today and at the- Cameron ranch on Saturday. About 90 per cent; of the acres of wheat has been seed ed. On Friday the seeding re- cord of the .year was hung up 000 acres were seeded on Ihc Cameron field and acres at Nobleford, making over acres'in all.. Wheat seeding is complcled on a .couple OJL Ihe farms at NoMefonl..-.-: ,..-Should Test Oats.. Fanners in Southern Alberta should tost' iuoir 'oals'fpr "gerrainalioh1- before planting this year cording -to advices' from Supt. 'Fair- of the Experimental'fann. Oh account of the crop failure last year it has been necessary to bring Ihc sced'-oats from further north, in the province from-districts which produc- ed some Crested grain last season. Although it takes a good deal of frost at harvest time to aftect the ap- pearance and weight per oals it takes but very little indeed to affect vitality: Plump, bright colored oats weighing from 42 to 10 pounds to the bushel may sometimes not ger- minato more than 10 or 15 per cent. Because II is aomnusiiitl lo have oats affecteu with frost in.Southern Albor-- UL farmers are apl to he careless and judge lhe- vaiue of a sample of oats (Continued on Page Four.) Mighty Blow Struck At Bolshevik Army Poles and Ukrainians Relieve Pressure on ;Kiev Front by Striking Far North and Driving Soviet Army Across Dneiper River. HUTTERITE BOY IS DROWNED IN POT HOLE CREEK, MAGRATK HAY-MONO, May 11 ports reached here yesterday of the death by drowning ot a young HuttcrUe boy near Ma.- Tlie lad. who is said to be about 12 years of age, is re- ported ID have succumbed in the swollen waters of Ihe Pot Hole creolt. ills parents are members of the'New Klin col- ony. Full details a' the fu- Inlily are lacking. C. N. R. EARNINGS TOKOKTO, May dross earn- ngs of Canadian National Kail- ways for the week endpd May 7. were which Indicates an Increase of J231.52S over Ihosc nt the corre- sponding week of last year. The gross earnings of tho year to date, Is given at or an increase oC over last year. ONE OF BLUEBEARD'S WIVES SUES HIM LOS ANGKMIS, Cal.. May 12. Kalherinc Wombacher, whose suspicions caused Ihc ar- rcsl of James P. Walson, blga- mlsl and murderer, today bnmghl suit ogalnst Walson lo obtain rcslitutlon of ccrialu properly and sums she alleges sho turned over to him sfler their "marriage." PARIS, Hay of the reports that Odessn, Rus- sia's most important outlet on the Black Sea, had bee'rT occupied by the "troops of Gen. PeSlura, the Ukrainian commander, has been received by the Ukrainian press bureau here, that bureau declar- ed today. WARSAW, May (By the ARSO- dated and Ukrainian fbrcrts have struck a mighty blow at Ihc Russian Holahcvik front far north Q( Kiev, and have driven the enemy tack-along the Uarcslna river. Bet- chltza. an important Dnieper river crossing, has been captured anri seri- ous losses have liren liilllcled oil the army. Fighting is ROing on over a front of approximately -i20 miles. Necessity o( slraighlenlng llio Po- lish line nflcr the capture of Kiev is b-aid to have Icil lo Iho offensive which eileiuls from almosl directly west ol Vitebsk lo below Kiev on tho Dnieper. Polish forces have crossed river at several points and have- taken Wicl.'itach after heavy lighting, ''Dnieper Crossed Norlheast of Mozir the have been forced across Ihd Dnieper. Attemptrt were made by the enemy to destroy the railroad brltlgh ;it Unl- :hltzo, Polish units prevented Ihls move find raptured a number of prisoners. Announcement Is made' Ihrit Iwo soviet rpglmenls wore annl-i hilalctl in Iho fighting around this town. From Kiev, northward lo the moulh of the Prlpel river, a distance of about 50 miles. Ihc Uolsbevlkl on the west side ot tlie Dnieper are slowly railing back and are building bridges to facilllatp their hnforn thn main body of Iho Polish army reaches the stream. Latest advices lodlwitc the nolshe- vikl have been driven back out of Ihc Kfcv bridgehead. Before this retire- meat was forced, artillery lira was maintained "on Kiev, tiflen lakir.g the form of H barrage, intended ap- parently to prevent tho 1'olcs Ukrainians from bringing up rein- forcements and supplies. Korsahing IJenlinck Casllc lo Take Up New Kcsidcncc at Boorn. Several Officers of High Rank Arc Charged as Criminals for Their Orders. HBRLIN. May accused of ncls of inhumanity are named in the new list ot Ocrmaus accused of'Viola- tions of the law of war which has been presented lo lhe government by the allied nations. Among'Ilicin arc four submarine commanders said to have torpedoed hospital ships; Gen. Slcnger, who is alleged to have ordered that wounded prisoners be shot, r.nrt officers who carried out that command; Field Mar- shal von Duclow, commander of. the Second German army; Geir. von Be- low, Oen. von Langemann, Prince Kriifit of Saxony and Gen. Kruska. commander at the Kaiser prison camp. :irc charged with spreading germs o( typhus; while Gen. von Oven, for- mer governor of Metv., with Gen. Kchollz, camp commander at Hopeu- zalza. Gen. Hu'( and Dr. Michclsou. I iirp with killing, ill-treating nncl robbing prisoners. Demand t.t that they bo brought before tho supreme courl at IjCipzig. Seeding Becomes General Through Northern Albertn EDMONTON', May Is becoming general in Ihc Bdaionlon diflrlcl, and In which waa earlier. Ihe seed Is beginning fo HAMILTON BAKERS' show above Ihe ground. Seed sown STRIKE SETTLED! near Jlawlf on Friday last is reporteii _____ j (0 havo Hprouled two inches above AMI'.KOSUK.V. Mny pcctfd tomoiiow will be moving r-x- Willtiiin llohenzollern. formpr cm. ic-ror of Germany. van riade'.t with furniture arrived nl Doom from Berlin. Ilcridcs the Bentlnck family., own- ers of the castle, a number of local authorities wero Invited to a farewell dinner tonlghl ;il lienllnck Allhoitgh -workmen are slill busy. Iho new llohc'iizollrrn re.sidnnco at Donrtt is now considered nuito habit- abic. Onl.. May Tim bakers here scltled their slrike yes- terday after a week's Idleness. They were granted an increase of 55 a week in Ihcir wages. tho ground on Monday Tho ground is warm and tho inoistiiru abundant. Favorable reports have also been re- ceived from Innlsfree. N'cw Norway, Longhecd antl Tomahawk. ;