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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta (VOLUME XIO. TWELVE PAGES LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, MAY TWELVE PAGES -NUMBER 133 LONDONDERRY SEES NIGHT OF TERROR; IN RIOTOUSMOBS'HANDS Allied Premiers' Conference Is Said to Have Agreed on That, as Fixed Sum. Nailing Sinn-Fein Chief of Special Police Is Snot! i and Spreads j to Ulster. i THOUGHMONEYVOTED C. N. R. WON'T BUILD RAILWAY TO PINCHER POSTP6NEMENT OF SPA CONFERENCE APPROVED BELFAST, May Official Soviet Wireless Report (leri-y experienced a night of ter- Says Counter-aftatk Made roi- Saliu-ciiiy, purl1 of llic cilyi Northeast of Kiev, being for hours ill mercy of j I riotous mobs. During Hie dis-j NAVAL BATTLES PARIS, May is under- stood In official circles Here that the Anglo-France conference at Hythe, which closed yesterday, de- cided that the sum total which Germany should pay as reparai tion would be fixed at 000 marks gold (approximately it is also understood that It was decided (Je-rniany would bo nermilled} to issue bomls covering her indebted- ness to..llio allicB, payable, in annual Installments. Such action, It Is pointed out, vrouid enable France to discount a part of her on Germany and permit her to GDltle her debts to. the United States and the ullfcs. These decisions, togelher with the action taken postponing the 'Spa con- ference with the Germans to June 21, comprise the definite conclusions readied by the French and lirltlsh premiers; according to the understand- ing here. All the other details of the arrangements remain io bo settled by the financial delegates who arc still at srorV. The special conference of tho al- lies'will be-.held- at Ostcntl to con- sider financial questions among the Mile's, it Is. said. ;Thls meeting will be Independent of the league of: na- tions' conference at Brussels. The conferences remain: to be fixed. "Tho decisions' thus reached' have h'een favorable lo France.' While the total amount to bo paid as reparation ia much'loVer tiian the figura.Francft de.sked; and short' of tn'o actiial'suni" declared to he reqtilr- cd J'o' reslordf the 'deraststed, andipay'lor other is-pdint- cd sixty-six billion marts' In. gold, which Is figured, as France's share, would he equivalent at the pres- ent rafe of exchange to nearly. francs in French paper money. This, it is felt, could hardly i (all to satisfy French public opinion.1 Postponement Approved LONDON, May of Ihe nllicd-Gerinan conference at Spa, Belgium, is approved generally by thfs morning's newspapers in commenting on the premiers meeting lit Ilythe. They also approve of steps taken regarding German disarmament I are mainly agreed respecting the, financial arrangements agreed upon hy Premiers Lloyd George and Sillier- While rather lukewarm to Ihe whole conference, the Timc.i expresses doubt whether Germany would under- take, without compulsion, the burden of the Oebl which the allies must com- pel her to assume. The newspaper regards the scheme for the repayment of tho French debt to Drttain as a very large concession to Franco and finds some obscurity in the an- "nouncement of .this arrangement. It declares tho government must thor- oughly Investigate and make, quite plain this arrangement before giving It parliamentary sanction. Belief that public opinion, both in Kngland and France., wilt cordially assist in the financial arrangement is expressed hy the Telegraph, which thinks this was [ho real work of the conference. Im-bnnces Sergl. Dennis Moron- fey, chief of the special police de-j iiiirtmciil of the city, was Ihl-OUall tllC lung ami liiedl Polish and Ukrainia half hour. Hon. J. D. Keid Answers Ques- tions of H. M. Shttw, for Macleod District. BUM i Ul< A n troops (Special to The Herald.) i OTTAWA, liny the (lays when tho Qanadlau Xorthcrn proposed lo build lilies all over Alberta bonds 't- were guaranteed for n line from Cal- gary south to Maelcocl and wei4 j I'lai'her Creek. Construction was ao- fjiually undertaken and some grading 'was done from Calgary smith uml j from Macleotl west. The people west' I of lUcleol need a railroad badly, and at Shaw, Mil', for the district, has urg'nS that the line be built. ,0 reply to a question Mr. Shaw f Jnipiitl ed. the minister of railways v V v v v v LEFT WHISKEY TO GET BREAKFAST; RESULT CLEVELAND, Ohio. May 17. motor truck loaded wiih whiskey. valued at was driven hy tbieves ihis morning when Samuel Colin, chauffeur, left It white lie had breakfast. The truck was load- ed with 120 cases of bonded whiskey, Intended, for medicin- al purposes, wlilcil Colic was transporting by. government permit, from a 'Kentucky dis- tillery U a wltolosale house in llrooklyn, X. Y. 1 i "m lncs jsonzov region ugm Campaign on January I, lOlil. a local character occurred." the RIOTING AGAIN TODAY LONDONDERRY, May donderry, after two nights of riot- ing, was again the scene of riotous demonstrations today. The city was in a state'of high tension, and hundreds of men re- mained away from their work, walking about the streets, where many individual encounters be- tween Sinn Seiners and Unionists took place.- There was stone- throwing by the crowds to came extent, and at one point Sinn-Fein- ers, the police reported, fired at two Unionist ex-soldiers, but miss- ed their mark. Hundreds of the militia with ma- chine guns and police with rifles, hient continued. "Our (engaged successfully Ihe Polish air- men a Polish airplane, 'he aviator'wag', taken prisoner. "la tho Ch'erkisl region wa have oe- :upled a village west of that town. airmen again Did