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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta yOLUMEXHl. TWELVE PAGES LETHBJUDGE, ALBERTA, 31, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 141, Manufacturers in Winnipeg Today On Woiy to West WINNIPEG, Mij- than 300 micotidurers from Eastern Can Trill arrive here early this after ,uoon, en route to the annual conven- tion of the Association In" Vancouver.. After a motor trip around the. city in order that they may seo the ad- Yintages of. Winnipeg as'a manufac- turing centre, visiting delegates will be tendered a banquet. L-leuten ant-Covernor Sir James Allans wll! HMriTnn rnllininna in welcome .'the guests on behalf of the Head-on Collisions in Uklanoma G: F. Grey wl, and New York Early This itend a welcome on behalf of the Morning. FIVE KILLED IN FIRST AND TWO IN SECOND :ity. Accompanied by number of Win nlpeg mtnufacturers, the eastern dele- gates will leave here for Vancouver at 11.60 p.m.1 TUUSAj .OKLA., May least five persons were killed and a Injured In a head-on' collls- Ion between two St. Louie Snn Francisco trains here today near White Oak, a village about 60 northeast of here, according to reports received he'rel The wreck occurred on a curve: when both trains were running about 40 miles per hour. The. engine of one passenger train and three coaches were de- railed by the colllslbn-and thrown 'on the bank alongside. (TWO KILLED IN LEHIGH WRECK N. Y., May engineer and fireman of the Le- filgh.Valley'traln No. 6 were 'Kill- led and'three pawengers were slightly injured when that train met head-on with a train drawn by two near Vanetten, N. Y., on the rain'line of the Lehigh j' Valley early this morning. Train number six was'a through train composed of Pulmari cars, eastbouridj and was due in .New York'early-this afternoon. OTTAWA FACING COAL SHORTAGE Failure AVill Result in Greek In- vasion of Anatolia, It Is Feared. OTTAWA. May not quite two supply ol coal on haad and'no immediate pros- rect- of getting .any ship- Gas Com- pany Is wlthrah extreme- j ly and there t is even possibility of ths people iheir gas cut off Until coal Is obtain- tj. WILL ABANDON WAR WEALTH LEVY :SIay Canadian Associated The press fore- shadowe the abandonment ot the pro- liosal to make a levy on war weallh and Ileiivorbrook.states that this is tho government's decision. CONSTANTINOPLE, May The full text of the Turkish treaty is expected to" reach nople within two or three days. In- the meantime, the Turkish papers are making clear their view that no government 'dare sign the treaty without modiflca-. tions. Da'msd Ferid Pasha, grand vizier, is busy drawing up .repre- sentatlons asking that ths provis- ions relating to Thrace and Smyr- na be allowed, as well as the Cas- pian province. .It is believed.that failure of the _ Turks to sign the' treaty would re'sultln a movement of Greek forces .from Smyrna lo- ward the interior of Anatolia. tGE_N: SOOS TO SIGN HUNGARIAN TREATY BUDAPEST, May rnin- Ister. of Gen. Charles Soos, chosen to sign the Instead of Count Te 1- eky, the foreian minister, will Immediately. He was ''Admiral Horthey's chief of COOK'S BURNED TO DEATh Minn., May pcr- tons were- burned to death and two injured when flrc yesterday ilcslroycd tho Burlington hotel, a ihree-storcy framo building which has iiood on the river blults (or tbo past SS years.' The dead aro: Bridget 5V, ami Frances Bradway, 65, Loth cooks at the hotel. COUNT KAROLYI TO FACE MURDER CHARGE BUDAPEST, May Associat- ed -warrant for tlie ar- rest of Count Karolyn, former provis- ional president, of Hungary, has been issued .by lha commandant ot thp military tribunal. Count Knrolyn- Is charged with.having instigated murder nnd with acting against the national Ocfcnse. Nations Overseas Enter Highest Council" i Canadian Associated Press) Daily Express says that the colonial office is to be Forest Fire Situation Worse re-organized and that the dominions in future will deal only with the privy council, of which Mr. Balfour is lord president. The Express nations overseas will enter the highest council of the erbplreonequal footing with.the mother state. Their high cornmissiqners in London will become ambassadors and the family council of the race." ;Has not been c'onfitThed ;in .any, other the'dnmimon representatives have had infbrrrjatibn concerning it. Nova New Bruns- wick Fires Rain Badly -Needed. ST. JOI1NV N.B., May Aided b> the continued .Brought and strong winds, forest, flres aro continuing to destroy much. limber in the maritime provinces. reports from var lous points W''jJew- Brunswick and Nova Scotia indicate that no lives havi settlemenl! are in grave danger and work ha Veen 'given 'up by the men In them, In order to fight flames. In a nurdbe churches. yesterday prayers Tver offered up for, .rain. The darnagV'done so far, It has been estimated by lumbermen' here, totals -N.S. Villages Threatened HALIFAX, May Fire which has -been burning between tho Pres- iton .and AVaverley 'roads, 'Halifax That Is Warsaw of for Kiev Are "Weakening. WARSAW. May at- Acks against the Polish line between Lake Narocz and tho upper roaches ot the Bereslna river, aro weakening, while fu'rllier south manoeuvers by 'ollsh troops have paralyzed" the attempts ot tho soviet army to break hrough, according to an odiclal Etate- inent Issued at army headquifl ters hero. Foiled at the end of the batllefront, lie Bolfhevilii have again tried to !oroe .the line oJ .the Beresina at sev- eral places, but have been repulsed at all iioluls. Hie statement says, the oatOc being especially heavy around Ilorisov, on tho Ukranian front. Pol- ish troops by a skillful monoeuvre have captured two Bolshevik armored trains which were'ifiring upon-Polish positions -in the 'Kiev bridgehead. Patrols have been cut trom both sides at various'.points along the Hue. Good Roads to Be Boosted by Teg Meeting AYJN.VIPKG, May Is espected that inoro tbau one thousand dele- gates will assemble here tomorrow for tho opening session of tbo -soventli annual convention of tbo Canadian Goods Roads Association. Good roads boosters from all over Canada will bo present, many of whom will deliver addresses. The fioaV program has been issued and contains the list ol subjects to be dismissed by the j conference of highway officials and j also the program for the conference of good organization, which will ha presided over by William Klndtay of Toronto. H has for Us object tbe i formulating of a scheme of coopera- tion between local associations' and also with uatlonat associations in the education campaign high- ways from coast to coast. Rumors of Another Militarist Coup to Put Rack on Throne. CABINET DISCUSSES IRELAND Million and Half Damage In Great Fire Londonderry, N.S., Suffers Much Families Homeless. EX-KAISER THINKS HE'LL HE RULER AGAIN county, for last lour days anil which yesterday was within three milcs'ol the Partrnoath terry, was still spreading rapidly this morning toward the village ,ol J'restdn, three miles outside ol Dartnioulb. Although buildings are.i.riiimminent danger, tho GOVERNMENT WILL FALL, ,6 MONTHS, IF BLOCKADE KEPT UP COLLINSHAW WILL FIQHT IN INDIA MONTREAL, May Collln- filiaw, the Canadian ade, returned from England today on the.liner Melagama, JIajor Collinshaw said that he was going lo his home in Victoria, B.C., for a while, and afterward would join the British army in northern India and BCrvo In the war against the border tribes going on there. BRITAIN GETS HUN STEAMER May cargo steamer Vogtland has been de- livered to Great Britain In accordance with tlie terms of the- treaty, says a wireless dispatch from Berlin. !.resUrotest against the admission of Kras LONDON, May Kras sin, the Russian Soviet .minister ol trade and coraraerce, ntd.hia fellow- commissaries now In Loiidon, have re malncd men ot mystery thus far dur Ing their here. They are seclud "ed in a q.ulet hotel frequented.chiefly by business men from Ihe provinces anil, in accordance with the. conditions Hope Expressed That Indies-Canada Conference Furthers Empire Solidarity Several Hundred British Veter- ans Take Part' in Memorial Day Exercises. LONDONDERRY, N.S., May 31. property loss In the fire which destroyed a portion of this town yesterday, is estimated at Forty-ejght buildings, including four churches, a factory hall and the school were burned. The other buildings destroyed were dwellings. Forty but of about 250 families in the town are homeless. The situation Is a .serious one for Londonderry and it has been decided to make a general appeal to the public for-financial relief. It will be necessary to rebuild the. churches; the schoolhouse and a number of the dwellings. BKIIU.V, May of of the garrison ci greater Berlin vis- iicd Ihc minister of defense today and took the oath that they and their corps were ready to protect tho constitution by force against any attempted coup- whether from the right or lelt. RUMORS OF REVOLT LONDON. May ot an iuilicndmg revolt are steadily growing in Berlin, aud there aro indications thai tbe headquarters of tbe new revo- lutionary movement is at Potsdam, where Prince 'August William, son of the Cornier Emperor William is stay ing. Ho. Is'regarded as the leader ot UIR military party, says a dispatch io Ihe Exchange Telegraph company Advices from Doom, where the former emperor is now living declare AYil- liam HohoDzolleru is in nope ot a suc- cessful conp and believes he will once more'become ruter of the Gerr man empire, tbe dispatch says. PIONEER METHODIST MINISTER IS DEAD TORONTO, Ccprgo Havllcy, aged 8S. a.njahe'er-.Methoillit minister' who, two years ag6, celebrat- ed his' sixtieth anniversary at- Very Enthusiastic Meeting at In- vermeru Organizes New' {Trade Body. fSnrrlnl to the B.C., May first meeting ol the Associated'Boards diuation, here yesterday, "Ho nnd "'Trado ot Southern Kootenay, at his wife who is still Dormers, closed Saturday, following their diamond wedding anniversary three weeks ago. Rev. J. C. Hartley, ex-president ot the Saskatchewan Melhodlst conference, is a son ot Iho deceased. ue. swallowed up. Many large lumber operators arc In this 'vicinity, and their slandlng timber has already been burned. St Quentin Destroyed PRBnEniCTON, N. B., May 31 The forest fire which destroyed St. Queritlu was started by flames from a burning barn spreading to the, woods surrounding the village. (Boya aro OTTAWA, May the Solo o; Imperial solidarity, the confer- between Canada And Ibo Indijs began business today. The opening jirofOCddlKS were marked fly uddresscs of welcome lo tho deltgaloa trom His Eicollency tho Oovernor- Gonoral, and from Sir Jtobert Donlfin, Iiremler. All thn Brltlah West Indies were represented at tho conference, tho British government being reprd' tented Ly Amory, parlia- mentary iinder-socrctary of slate for the colonies, anrl Canada officially by Bir Ocorgc Koslcr, minister of trade uild commerce; Hon. 0. C. liiillan- l.yne, minister ot marine, and Hon. Martin Burrcll, minister ol customs. Hlr Henry Draytoii, minister o( finance is also a Canadian delegate, but was imable lo bo present nt tho opening. The governor-general, in "welcoming ilie delegalc.i to. Canada, remarked on the spirit of compDlltion shown by various portions of the empire dur- ing tho war. Now camo tho question making the fnluro secure. One ol Ihe strongest melhods which bo taken was (o mako the empire as as possible. "In Ibis the governor- general iirlnclpnl subjects of ulscussion will be tho relations be- tween the. West Indies and the Domin- ion ol Canada and it Is not loo much, I hone, lo ask Ihaf the Imperial as- pect will be flleadily kept In mind as well and pcrbaps ibu ader-affects ot what is secured al the may he extended still further, and another step taken in ccmcrillriE all porliona ot tbe empire by still closer bonds and closer lies." A Grot Opportunity Sir Robert Uorden said the confer, cure was a happy reunion, for many ot Ihe delegates were preaent at tho last conference In Ottawa. The opporitm ily lor trade between the West Indies and Canada was sto.obvious that "it strikes me wo nhoulrf be lacking In .our duly It we did not take advantage of them." Canada coiiftl nut grow sugar and bananas with any hope ot sue. ceaa; on the other hand, ft produced goods wore needed In Indies. Tho war had shown oppor- tunities for such as were (Continued cmTage Ten.) Budget Vote Come Soon OTTAWA, May Canadian of the prediction recently made by were left homeless, the Rev. Y. W. North, chaplain ot the. English Chnrch In Moscow, who, on his return fronr Russia, declared that the soviet government will fall with- in six months 11 the blockade was maintained. Russia Needs Transportation AH the talk of what the plans tor trado aro that Hie Russians brought with them, is only gossip. Ono point, however, appears to be accepted, and that is that there is little expectation hat Europe can secure large qnantl :les of supplies from Russia in the near fulnro. It is pointed out that the great work of restoring tho Russian railroads must precede any opening ot trade on a large -scale. Rolling slock nnd railroad supplies are Hua- .'s first needs find apparently will be the object of the first negotiations. For thcso supplies, It is believed. the Russian delegates propose to pay with gold from tho HuspUn slate banks. Some of the papers character- lie (his as "stolen gold" and declare that to accept It would he recognition ot the soviet us the legitimate govern- mcnt of Russia. The Englishmen who came froin Russia with Chaplain North's party, ex- prosa doubt regarding the existence' of Quantities of grain and olher sup plies within the soviet domain. They declare that great stocks ot grain in Russia huvo apololetl and that vast numbers of hides have rotted be.csuso of lack ol materials facilities for tanning them. U- s. Firms Want LONDON, May re- ceived from Moscow say that iC New York firms nnrt several firms from other cltica in the United Stales have requested the Russian soviet govern- ment immediately lo resume Irtnle rc- lallons with NEW YORK, May hun- dred Brilish veterans of the grcat.war, ncluding ex-members of the Canadian 'orces, participated in the Memorial Day exercises held In New York today :o corhmamoralo'thc memory ot Unit- ed States soldiers who paid the su- preme sacrifice In tho Civil, Spanish and Kuropean wars. Together with other allied veterans, these British heroes of many fronts and seas, formed a strong rietachme'nt and marched in the main parade. Gen. Nelson A: Miles, U. S. army (he; chief reviewing officer, was Kta- liohed at the Soldiers anil Sailors monument on Riverside Drive. Fifty thousand United States veter- ans touk In tho parades held in five boroughs of New York today. General PerahinE was the principal BOLSHIES TAKE RESHT CONSTANTINOPLE, May 31. Resht, an important, city in Persia, 16 miles southeast of (Enzeli, ill o most Important Caspian seaport of that country, and about 15 miles northwest of-Teheran, has been occupied by Rus- sian lloishevik according to advices received here by the Persian legation. No wind damage caiued in the Milk River district, said Paul Madge, president, anil manager of the Milk River Mutual Flro Insurance Company. 51r. Madge was In I.etii- bridge Saturday morning' on' liis way speaker at the memorial Borvlce held home from two meetings of represcnt- at tho Memorial amphitheatre at of .mutual fire insurance cora- ington. Throughout that city other exercises vrcre slagcd. Those Includ- ed of a monument to Rear- Admiral Charles Wllkes, discoverer of tho -Antarctic, and the placing of a wreath on tho grave of the late Rcav- AdmirarFcary, discoverer ol tho North polo. vote on the budget will r.MiniAN TRADE como up tomorrow night or Wcdncs-l EXTEND CANADIAN TRADE day morning, according to pofcni- ment whips and members. This may mean n iale sitting, but tlio determin- ation Is to wind tip the debafj tomor- row. Hon. T. Crcrar ami lion. N. W. Rowoll are expected to speak today. The former resumes the debate thh afternoon. Tlicrc Is yet no ciciinito announcement as to the government caucus, though one Is expected about tf 'tf t, t.- f, 't ft BOARD OF COMMERCE POWER ST1LU IN DOUBT ..OTTAWA, May 31. Canadian Judgment which will define the profit-fix- ing of the Doard ot Commerce 'probably will bi; rendered by the supreme court Tuesday morning. H (H c-x- peeled lo he handed down to- day, but In the enforced ab- senie from court of Chlet .Ins- fico Sir Jxinis DavJcs. Juils- Went was again postponed. panies of the prairie provinces; The first meeting was heltl In Ca' gary OH Thursday, and the second in Didsbttry on Friday. About-two dele- gates attended. resolutions, Ciuy Constable, Creaton, reported tor the constitution commit- tee and a lull constitution and bylaws were adopted along progressive lines. The election of officers resulted as follows: President, G. J. Spreull, Cranbrook; vice-president, T. Pren- tlco, Fernlo; secretary-treasurer, B. Q. Hamilton, Invcrmere. These are the executive council, with tho presidents of local boatds added. The following boards are definitely affiliated: Cran- brook, Fernic, Golden, and Winder- mere. Tho resolutions committee report presented by R. E. Bcattie, Cranbrook, touched on many vital subjects deal- ing with the development ol the dis- trict, urging fish hatcheries from tile Dominion government, protesting against the wiro fences across the' border at Kingsgatc, and the Inconven- ience ot the short hours there; pre- ferring timber along the edge ot scen- ic highways; better telephone service on government lines In the dUtricl; mile-pouting and marking motor roads. An Imporlanl resolution urged .the early completion ot the gap in the. Banft-WInderinere road in view of the expected heavy tourist traffic, and the gravelling ot the unravelled portions of the highway. Col. Hunger ford Pol- len, Cranbrook. colonization agent of the C. P. R., spoke ot the large scope jot his new work and sought co-opera- tion and assistance from such bodies as tho Associated Boards ot Trade. Mr. Edwards spoke of the work of thR newly-formed Inspectors' Association n reference to silos, Mr, Madge of- and its promising field for work. fereii the opinion that the farmers of llio Milk River district will; Iliis year, use them lo a greater nvtcnt, hut hn Is an advocate ol (iic pit silo in this country. MONTREAL. May ox tension ot the wltle range of now operated by. the Canadian gov- ernment merchant marine was an- nounceil Saturday by li. IV Teaklc. general manager ot Ilia fleet, who itated that It has been decided lo mako a trial with trading to Martinique, Haytl and Guadeloupe, with the Can- ailian Ili'lnncr, now. building on the (treat takes, and which will .sail from here July 28. PLANS ARCTIC EXPLORATION Splendid hospitality'was shown the delegates and visitors by Iho Invef- mero people. Over forty delegates wcrn registered at the meeting and many others made the trip as-visitors. The scenic he.iulten district were much Dr. King was himself as pleased regarding the dls- road work, :incl .T. A. Huckhnin, XK'.V YORK, May IxHleii, Norwegian explorer, nnnounc- ed yesterdny that ho will wtiut cm hi.; M.IM'., Golden, also wna present. The sixth expedition to tho Arctic regions! next meeting will he hehl In Scpteni- u .July, lie stated Hint it Is his [ntcii- at the cat! of the executive. 'It ion lo take liydrorveroplanc'wilh was an extremely enthuflastio sos- ilm as an finding open water the deliberations were earn- pflet-y tor his ship anil..in gathering; scientific data. DETROIT STREET CAR MEN'S DEMANDS MET DHTHOIT, Mich., May strike o" Detroit alrnct railway em- ployoo.q Ihrcatenetl for Jnnn I. was averted whiMi Ihe company announced Sunday thai wngc demands of UK: nidi would bfi met. REPATRIATE RUSSIAN PRISONERS IN GERMANY i GKNEVA, May of I Rtiashn prisoners ot war in (lernany haK been arranged- by thu 1 anil Berlin governments, according If u rllspJUch received here. Thf-y wil be sont to Itiissla by wny ot Risa. fron which. pdr( lliey.w.HI cross FUR SALES AT ST. LOUIS ST. May spring auction of tho International fur ex- change was concluded here yesterday with salfs (or tho 17-day period ap- proximating This was the- second largest volume evf-r attained in any raw fur market anrl brought the total tin1 sales lor.the fiscal year more U. S. EDITORS IN SESSION HOSTOX, Mass., May an- r.ual convention of tlie National I'Mi- toriii] Association was ciienfirl In- day with nbinil MO oilltnrs and pub- lishora of dally and weekly news- papers iillentllng. GREAT GRANDNIECE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON DEAD) FRENCH RAILWAYMEN N. May ORDERED BACK TO WORK KranctH 11. Washington Bonil. n great I PARIS, May tin- grondnlnco of Ocorge WashitiKton I mediate relnrn to cm- ilifsd here yesterday, Stic a das-! ployeM ot the systeni cendiinl. nt Cdi. Sami'd been issued by Ino-Snlon. titter brother of (irorgo VS'osbinsloii, Mrf.'liiiclr ofdctal.-i carefully sUidk'd llond was U years ot age.' Ihe sltuution. ;