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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. LETHBR1DGE, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1920 TWELVE PACES NUMBER Sebastapool Falls Into Hands of the Bolshevik; Control Whole of Crimea Wrangel and His Staff Taken on Board a French War- Army Thoroughly Been Pursued by Strong Soviet Army of Twenty- Seven Mutinies, and Conduct of the "White Army" Much Twen- ty Divisions Against of Wran- gel Units Nearly All .Killed. PARIS, Nov. has fallen, the Rus- Sian Bolshevik having occupied the city, last ing to unofficial information received by "the" French for- office. The are reported to be masters; of the peninsula. General Wrangel, members of his staff, arid'M.'Mar- tel, Fiench high commissioner at Sebastopol, were taken on board the French Waldeck Rousseau and are expected to arrive in Constantinople late tonight or to- 'Thoroughly Beaten PARISjV-Xoy. l4A-General Wrangel's army, thorougnly.'beaten, Is 'continuing to retreat'southward, according to In- formation received by the Ftench of- lice today, pursued by'a'well-c'omnjand- cd Bolshevik army of. 27 divlsloaa Oeueral.Wransel nas suffered'terri- fic lo'seea and: many have been billed. pt Us officers, General Wrangel baa gone aboard cno of the French .warships in Sebas- lopol, but the vessel Is still remain ing In port, says the advices Tho evacuation is continuing, but tbere is naaebuato shipping tor the numoer of persons seeking to flee. NVrangers' troops sreJdeclRred to have (ought splendidly in the'.battlo o[ their began at the loss ot Pe.rqkop and soon developed into a DOUGHTY SEEN IN PORTLAND TORONTO A tele gram was received at police headquarters here last night Etaiing that Joan Dougbty, tie uilssiuE former secretary of Ambrose J; Small, theatre own- er disappeared from 'To- ronto December has been seen In Portland. Oregon.! lire population ot -.eighty Two thousand wounded.rqen.'also have arrived and -have-been distributed be- tween tbe. French and Ifussian ships. Great Britain Neutral LONDON, '-Nov. Great Brit- ain has never recdRbize'd' the Wrangel government !h'Southern Russiaand 'is proceeding vrlth negpltatlons aim Ing at the; op'enla'g of trade'relations with soviet Russia, the British naw will continue to' observe' strict neu- trality. In tn> Black was slated today. Reports-'.from '.Constantinople that the BrAisli navy would assist in the blockade of Black-Seaf ports -were denied by the adjnlralty. British Bhfps'.bavV not. been called upon'to transport refugees.from till Crimea and the today it had they U. SJ HAS OBSERVER AT THE CONFERENCE LEAGUE OF NATIONS Toronto Globe Comment Slump in the Stock Market retreat toward headquarters bcbaatopol JiiSiiatches at aud the sacrifices of their of ficers 'The dfsp'alcTies aay tnat tbe 'TTiile' araiv indicted heavy losses on the Bolshevik but that they were whclmcd'by the reds, who are reported to be well organized and led Some of the .officers aro sald'to-be: Ger- mans Twenty'Divisions Against.Three CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov.- red liroko through (he-'defense-', ot General Wra'ng'cl on tho Isthmus-of I'erekop, according to the best reports obtainable "here, -by .'concentrating twenty divisions against three- divi- sions of army.' Wrangel's although greatly outnumbered, 22 assaults before Perekop, but finally .were beaten. The commanders- ot tnost ot Wran- gel's units were killed and the losses in men also wore very large Tho success- of the Bolshevik is at- tributed .largely to the1-excellence of its high command which Is said to bo directed by a foreigner. Tbe evacuation of the Crimea which began Thursday Is continuing under great difficulties, ft is a problem how the, refugees can-bo cared for in Con- stantinople as this'city already is .overcrowded." Thirteen ttousand refugees have ar- rived hero-from Sebaslopoh but be- t cause of accommodation in the city, Ihey are stlli aboard shipn rnopred in tho Bosphproa. Several thousand more'are due hero lud it have to take passage from the .Crimean city. It was found Im- possible to provide ships for tho en- would assist m gotllng tio refugee: TORONTO, Nov. >n tho slashing of prices on the stock markets in few weeks, he dovriiward career of Atlantic iugar last week nnd.tho evident bural- ng'bt tho war the financial' dltbr.'of the Toronto Globe to- day. memory is. Endowment Campaign Starts Off With Big'Contributions Prom- Montreal MONTREAL, NOT TJni vcrslly centennial. endowment cam paign which opens loday.has already mado. a start, the nouncemont'having beeu'.m'ado on Sat irday tiiat well'.over'.the first million oward the minimum of five millions is tho objective had been sub all individuals and businessi. institutions of'Montreal Tbo total of this, pre-subscriptlon is'is made .up-by ,six ndividual subscriptions' of flOO.OOO one of f 'nine-dt six o: .one of one for have been' Cheques frpin.a dlstancu include onoung ha o[ tho ieve.'that the buojancy of the pa t' refrfrma ion, where tm? delegates were rw y.cafs had con o to b6 i pe-man issembllng The Daradert ent condition It has therefore been 'through tho street, bedecked TC th the shock to tumbling d.n flags of yutuall) all the nations of the after with apparentlj little heed world with tue exception of Germanv :o intrinsic value of stocks. The next few weeks should determine the de- gree of stabilization.Iff.which: prices ;enerally must soon return and vfith stabilization will come, confidence and realization that, tbe world Is some- what Tiormnl cnco more i Last weeX s record in the Canadian stock: markets was so unusual to be Et.nsational 1ml it 'have licen much less noticeable except tor the downward career of Atlantic Sugar and the somewhat serious 'losses, of several ot the paper stocks. Sugar influenced the greater part of the ac- Austria and Turkey. Never before in the history, of the world, it- is believed, had the 'flags of so, many.natlona flown together. Canada Represented GENfcV Vov to meet Intricate problems in world affairs and to lay firmly th9 founda- tion stones'of-the League-ot Nations was evident in the demeanor of dele- gates of 41 countries when they con- vened here today for the firsi session of tbe assembly of .the league. Although differences of opinion have already arisen'-relative to tbe Danzig question the mike-up of the commis sion on mandates, the protection o1 raUal and religious minorities iu Bar kAUj states and the admissiou to the league of; Germany rip: there was 'todaj" an eyl dent dIsp'o.siUoii' oh .the part of .all tht delegates to meet every sltuatlo'rf-wjtl Continuedn S'ive tive list and-lts position has bean ag- gravated by the lack of Information concerning the eiact position' company. The crash In sugar on Sat- urday carrying it liown to 19-3-2 or. 144 1-2 points below its high figure on last July, 'seemed; at last to j have struck bottoin; least to have left liltlo roorn. for further reaction. 'So much mystery surrouridcd the cpuditloa-in. which found.itself that traders, were acting in the dark ,aiid were unaware of tho STEEL FREIGHTER UPON SHOALS; A SEVERE STORM ON LAKE [Utter Fight in Greece Ends'in Victory For The Premier KING CONSTANTINE WAS BIG ISSUE fo Be in the Provincial Contest There; LOOKS LIKE A CLOSE ELECTION (Special to The Herald) FEHNIB, Nov. are already apparent- which -lead an ob- server to.' believe .that the paig'ii now nearly half over, will apt close, without" ;i lively struggle between the thrTie Fernio candidates for member of tho-'-'uest provincial liouse. Also, it is as tliq few- aw'ayi.'that the ladies pr'ove-'a'fniost ac- tivc'clement in- tbe -contest.- Last, Kriday evening lug ladles inel rooms in .11] 6 ATHENS, Nov. Premier Vea Iielos announces that bis party has obtained a majority in the elections throughout Greece. Tha general elections weriS held throughout Greece today hnd, oh' the outcome is eipacted to bluge the quesr lion, of .whether former King Coastan line shall come back to the throne again or remulu In exile In-- Switze'r- land. i Si. Venlzelos was unalterably ed to'the return of the fallen monarch: _ Was Bitter Fight ATHENS, Nov. Victorx- -in. the Greok elections held wns claimed early this morulns by Premier Venizelos. .'Actual :reluni5 howovor. -ire as yet meagre.! Throughout the campaign, "which -was conduc'cd with unparalleled "bitterness, the p'romier was the storm centre, and his asscr- lion followers wero.'succnsb fill, if confirmed by the actual count of the votes, means for him a pel sbnal, as well as a political triumph The issue of the 'campaign was the, return 'of former King Constantino to his .own throne, from which ho was deposed during, the war Following the death of King twu weeks ago, the throne was offered his younger brother. Prince Paul, who in I demanded that tlie Greek people, pass, on the question whether i King." Con stantlne should come from ciile Only-lu the lev'qiit- the -people Uecided against Con sfontinc and wouliTnot George, 'eldest-. son Constantino, he bltfck alii campaign'' committ.- V; jlrs'i A, :I." FIsber.Lwfa nrV president, an il Jipb'ef bjitjjfc Jlre. idont and Mre. Kiniiear secretory. i An executive committee, consisting! ot Mrs.' Kirkpn trick; Mrs. 'Hugh's; Mrs: i Mahgioiv, Mrs.- R; W. Wood, lira. DunlnpY Jirs. Benison and others. was and given poWor o :idu to the number. t Tliq. turnout ftas that he., committee .room .was taxed to., its capacity and If 'tlici'pleclion !Is. to be lecidetl by Hie at .the meeting. 'then the opponents of Mr. Fisher must bo 'up and doing Nov. conv STE. MARIE, Mich., Great Lakes Towing 'pany's was-flghllng ita way early today through the, storm-tossed waters ot Lake Superior, toward .Pan- cake Shoals bent upon rescuing a part of tlie crew of the Becker dine-steel "relghter'Francis J. that was dashed upon tho shoals atid wrecked rluring-one of In the lake's history. Arthur Forbes of Ohio, in command of the1, stricken ves- sel, probably accompanied by. s'ome wisdom.or .otherwise flf this .action. of tho crew, up is wortli puiiiliiig uul liml: rtCcuuiing" to the. last annual report Sugar, the lauds, buildings, r plant, valued at 259, or equivalent to'over sixty dollars a share on the outstanding common and preferred slock." STUEB.ENVILLE, If The payroll of the Svelrton Steel co.m- pany at Wcirlon, W. Va., .amounting was stolen Jrom register- .ed-mall bag. some limo yesterday, it became .known here .today. The cur- rency from n Piltsburg bank to {he post office there, placed In a registered ma'Ubag and shipped to WIerton. iWhen.'tho bag" Arrived at Wejrton' It coulaiued only paper in- stead of money. CALGARY, Nov. Is the In- tention of Vacific way to complete .tho grading of the branch lino running into Druruhcller next spring, according Io D. C. Colo- man, vice-president1'pt- tho company's weslern lines who was in Calgary Monday morning, in'the cou-so of an Interview with a'representative of the f.'anadfan I'ress he staled that the lino when opened would provide' transport- ation for a very ilch piece ot country along the Knee Hill between Acmo SUGAR AT.-loo A'POIJNO IN N. Y. NEW- YOItK, N'or. io.-HtiV- cral ec-mpan'i.'K operating t-halu ftores fnllie- towfr west nid'a offered 10 cents u IMMind Ihrs nornlug. but ntorrs .In cjilu-r (Kilrk'hj conthuuil (o (iiio'fo it all tlis way froni to 1-J '.-out'. iiflchr.iJKet] nl 10 tr> Irt'.j rauii. o and. Drumhellcr. Mr. Ihor slated that it wa! Coleman fur- ihe Intention An Auto Bandit Robs Oil Man In VANCOUVER, Nov. pt the boldest daylight robberies !n the.his- 'lory of Ihc city, nn auto bandit Sattir- day secured in .'cash and cheques from S. H. Hlakewny of the Impertnl Oil company. :Tho of the C.P.R. to cohtihuo the Hue down the norih side of.tho -lied Deer river and connect It u'pxwllh tlie Eassano-Empresa lino (it Duchess or Hosemary, so that it could really bn described as n loop. Tho laller work would no doubt he completed next spring Iu connection with the wheat crop ibis year Mr.-Coleman seated that this hail constituted a record. lie had hecii informed that already about 75 pnr rent, of-Ihc wheat nad been mar- keled, Captain Forbes, who' li assumed to hart fought his way to the channel in aH'boat in order to- notify the of the plight of Itis crew, sent a wireless message immediate- ly upbn boarding the Livingstone. He asked-that life from Crisp go io the rescue of the men left bn his stranded ship. Oaptain Forbes in hla message made IID mention of life. 'Captain Forbes' message was tbe first word received as io the fate-of the Bleainor. Ibat had been more than 72 hours overdue at.tuts pprt. Tho vessel''carried n crew o( 3S men. riral Intimation of the-Widlar's title here Saturday night when Captain Wm. Mauler, of the Sleatuer John KrIckson.tfsporteiUlhat ho had oljhtcd tho Widlar drifting helpless upon the shoals during the storm. Twe'iily-fou- hBur5.ot.ansiety follow- ed, during which all attempts to icarn _.. ____ of Ih6 failed1, robbery took place on Cambio The tug Iowa put out yesterday at- when fin nil to with a Washington stale Uernoon for Pancake .Shoals, located license number, drove up to the c'nrb as Mr, DTdkeway was proceeding along the street carrying a small grip in which was the money and (ho cheques, A man-leaped from the car, grabbed INDUSTRIAL OUTLOOK BRIGHT. AT BHANTFORD N6v. ,to lotol the Induslrl.-il outlook In Sranl- forcJ. for Es bright antl there If indication of serious 'condition of unemploy- ment to long Inhor c.Vu lie kc'st'BCfof "'ins his victim and snatched the grip froni him and then escaped In Iho car. ATLANTIC SUGAR KEEPS DROPPING MONTREAL, closing at 20 on Saturday, At lantlc Sugar opened (his morn- Ing at and then immediately dropped to ICiS on tho local Atlantic Sugar wns 1C-I In July ita collapse consti- tutes a record for tlio Morit- the steamer Francis J. Widlar, this morning in a- wireless from Captain Forbes, master of the steamer, learn- ed lhat thci tug C: B. Alnsworth had taken iinrt.of-the crew off tho and would return for tho remainder of the crew this afternoon. Captain Forbes reported that tho Wlldar went ashore Friday night and is a complete wreck.' TOTS CRUSHED OUT Panic When Fire Sta'rls in Mov- ing Picture Theatre in Ital- ian Section of NEW York cpnalller acceptine tha ek. government'B'' offei _ i 10 nilles northeast of Bay and several miles off the course of Wireless reports last night showed tlie Iowa standing along- sfde 'tho Livingstone after Captain Forbes'had heun taken, aboard.' The tpwa later received Instructions to seek''aid of tlie life sarera at While- fish Point If tho. tug was unabio to remote- tho remainder ot the Widlar's crew. Half Crew Taken Off '.SfJl'ElilOK, Wls., Nov. the crew'of the Becker line Steel freighter NEW YORK, Npv. ,li.- clogged niic, which caused smoke to fill tho Salarinp theatre, a motion plo in tho casl side Italian quarter, raised a cry' of fire late today and In Ihe ensuing panic, six little tots'lielwecn thi> ages of two and ten years were trainjilerl to deatfi. Twelve others were" seriously injured. The theatre was crowded to capac-l ity. ChiWren' Tlleil most of the 800 scats. The yoiing'sfers'wcrc absorbed in'the proceedings of tho screen hero when smoke began to seep through tho cracks' in .the theatre floor. "My'Ood, it's a'flre." This shmit came from an elderly who gathered tl Httlo ono under each arm and'nin for the nearest eslt. Imrned- lately loud.walls arose, children began to cry. They Jumped from their seals, jammed tho aisles and fought for pass- age. The lights flickered out. Youth- ful trie's attracted mnny residents of tho Italian neighborhood. Camllle lifnlllD bananas from-a push cart on the Bowery, carried more (ban 15 little ones to safety, then collapsed, overcome by' smoke. liohiard Welnberg and Max Sch- f they, expect (o accomplIsH that jcntfenmn's defeat. But eiitliusiasm is hot confined to either of tho throe sides-of this tight ind the Conservative. ladles have been at work and'held: a prellmiuary meeting at the1 horeii of Mrs. It. J. PcIIock the same afternoon andiplans wero bid for the supporters of Mr. Herchmer amongst the ladies, and a campaign committee will be tbe result. The "Uphill forces are equally busy and nil these bodies profess full confidence fn tbo election of their favo'rllc candidates. Tomorrow night Iho Conservatives have-arranged for admass meeting in tho Grand Theatre, a'rid have extended Invitations to both Liberal and Labor candidates to lake, places on the plat- form and bothwlll lie to ad- dress Is-expect- ed to bo u oiie, in advocacy of their candidature. All threo candidates are experienc- ed in tlio art of addressing meetings and a regular political contest will be tho result. Like all candidates and their SUP' porters in all past contests every one is as confident aa was Jr.mes II. Cox a few days ago "6vor the border" when the last day before the .voting was done, ho Was-euro of Ills selec- tion. Sure enough he woa elected, saiQ, _ l PftSnier Veiilzelos led the forces op posing the of in the eWtlors it' is" he will ha j a deciding vpica-in :thb, selection of {ho irfil idvereign. Thq day.n as calm through' put Greece; -ng grate Incidents 01. curring except a; few minor cla'slui ijetw'een supporters "of Premier -Yen! zelos and 'ihe-bppositioii Ihey 'were promptly streams, from fire department Jiose Al! meetings hail been forbidden since Friday- but papers carried uu the fight up till yesterday. newspapers priiited.'a dispatch they alleged had by King, George ot Groat Britain to Queen Sophia, wife of former Constantino. This purported telegram- read t "Dearest cousin: I am .will. soon return to Greece" Claim Venlzelos Beaten LONDON, Nov. An. Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Athens un- der today's 'date says the results of tlie elections in Greece yesterday bo far as known .point to a fur Premier. Vcnizclos. Tbo premier, and all members of Ills' cabinet except ono seems to have, failed of this message" declares. Tlie government, adds the dispatch. as decided to appeal to a popular o.te ,ln. event that tho final results re against M. Ventzelob Direct dispatches from Athens sent arly. this .morning stated.-. Vre mien 'enizelos claimed that lits party had jbtalned a majority in the elections" hroughout Greece, TOO RISKY .TOB FOR SPRACKLIN ,Francis J. Wldla-r his boon. Ukcn off tho pfopflslors of tbo thcalre, tjio..vessel, which is.wrecked on Van- wcro hold by tho police pending Inves- cake Shoals, just oiilsldo'of White-] uga'.ion of charges that one of the fish. Bay, Lnko Superior, acccrdlnK Mii, Of iho theatre was locked. 'word received early today by dgents of the line. Tho mcssnge said the remainder of tho crew would ha taken off in the course day, A Complete Wrecd OLKVELAND, O., >Nor, Tho tSscker Stonmslifp conipatf, owners of DIED IN ASYLUM Lipsclier. whose ilcllvltics flgurcd In the trial of fofmer.yromier.Calllaux of Franco and olher "defeatists" died In au iiisanp asylpa icr.o but not to tlio position to which: bo aspired, and !t may yet prove to be truo that be was the luckiest man lu tho 'rauv Out of one hundred.and fifty canrli- laics in the province only forty-soyon vill be'called, bill the voters have nil reposing array of cnnilMaloi from which to make their choice of the 'orly-scveii. ARK "GLORIOUSLY, CONSCIOUSLY -AWAKE' TOIiON'TO. N'ov. that there was no barrier between the Hv ing nml tho dead; tnat-the dead wero not sleeping but sclously Roy. Dr. W. II. Sedge wick of Hamilton, Ontario, preaching iu liloor .Street PreibylcTlair-chnrch here yesterday, said tbAt: the cornmun ion of saints was not limited to men and women .in the'flCsh but and earth were wldp'.open to .one an other end thcro was k rea) rccipfoca between tlie two.-worlds. HOTEUMAN DEAD TOHONTO, Nov., Thompson, ti wcll-k'nbwii hotel, man o Ihla city, died on 'S'aturilay.' Ho, wa 59 years Old. TORONTO, Nov. from VIndsor that Rev. T 0 L SprackHii peclal license inspector, who shot ind killed Ueverle} hotel cepeer, Sandwich, Ontario, had ten- dered his resignation to tho govern ment have not beea confirmed Up to tho time' Allomey-Gerie'ral ilauey left his otTice on Saturday lio vord to the effect had been received. Last night W. S Ulngman, vice chairman of the Ontario license board, stated that tbo board had received rid ntimatlon that Mr.'Spracklin had signed'or was abourib resign. It is said thatMhe license board while appreciating Mr. SpraokllnV Yaluablo that he could continue his'work Only ftt great rorj conal risk. GASOLINE DROPS r NEW YOKK, 13 .wagon prices of srnolmo will v be reduced one cent a gallon today In slates in which Iho Standard Oil company of New Jersey and the Standard Oil company ot Louisiana operate The reduction in pnce Is a ff result of lower coats, ci'hor of crude oil or labor, but te also a movement on ihe part of ths ft company to aid in lOttorlflK prices as part of the genera! ft commercial 'adjustment. y t ;