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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xra. LETHBR1DOE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1920 t NUMBER 245 Business Section Of 1 Announcement Mass Sleeting Urg- 1 ed Peace Movement Spreads COPENHAGEN, Oct. peace' wilh the rest of the world was Every Frame Building in Two Blocks, Including Union Perry Hall Eureka Municipality-'Head- quarters Only Partially Covered By Insurances-Many Citizens Suffer Complete, Blaze First Discovered at 3 o'clock in the Hofiei in Livery Stable Victims of Fire. :to The Herald.) GRASSY LAKE, Oct. originating from an unknown cause, anf.1 discovered after 3 o'clock this riiorri- son's brick-hardware building on the east, were swallowed in serious disturbances in various parts of ", also bare beeii -.received .by-tho National. Tldende from Us HelBingfors correspondent, lie' declares travellers from Russia .recent reports lllat street In retrograd, Several ot tho soviet coni- nils'stOncrswerp killed, by a.mob. _' .had It 'that s ix, of the. commits loners were drown- ed.'in'the '.Persistent rumors that Leon Trots- ky, th'e_ war been wound- cd-Vnilithot General, Hudcnny, tho not- cavalry le'ader, was being court- also were in 'Circulation, Pessimistic at Moscow MOSCOW; Oct. is a gen- era! feeling of pessimism, here regard- ing tho oulcpme of, the peace, hegotla- belweeh 'the Poles and up'by the flames in a very short time. The buildings destroyed arc the fol- lowing: Frank's Butcier Stop. Ell Eli, John Deere Agents. Stewart Perktn's Soil 'Drink Parlors. Hop Hobb's Grocery., .The Perfy'Hall, with pool room and Long Gow Restaurant; on the ground floor. Union Bank. Itah Jim-Restaurant. Tho Municipal Office of the Rural Municipality yt Eureka, .Rout.. Me- secretary-treasurer.' ..13awson's Livery Burn. -Tho wind carried tbe.sparksVcrpss the street td.thti livery.barn, and con- sumed .that building 171111 all ils con- tents .including.'htVown .horses 'and are standing 'solidly' behind the soviet 'government, despite universal desire for peace. the Wlth'.wluter approaching.- the situa- itjqn-pt the prisoners qt.war awaiting the government Is everything: possible to 'facilitate .tb'eir establishing eyacua- "Itph.cent'ers; in; Petrograd, Sajnara '.anil, Ekaterinoslav. and> co-op- erattng--Vit'h the German, 'Austrian and Czecho-Slovak mission's, but pro- iiorses that had been stabled for the night, and also anew Kord car. While the "cause: of the-fire is known, it'1 >to' have started In Frank's Butcher Shop. It was first noticed at'3130 when.the butcher shop, and, transportation are needed. ior-s tlv'ery a Ell we're gioccry store. They got.out in good lime, but with scant clothing. Mr. Kobb's loss Is estimated at with Insurance ol The people worted hard to save the contents of the Dawson fortunately this !lre. Tho Union Bank will open In the premises of tho J. .W. Watson build- ing; also the Robb Grocsry. The Stewart Garage did hot- loso any cars. Mr. Bunting of the National Eleva- tor was thellrst person to notice-the fire. CARSONTERMS Tovard Pensions 1 VANCOUVER, Oct. nl Odium has telegraphed' to Hon. MacKenzie ICius_ now on his way to Prince Iliiport expressing his eudor- sation of the .Liberal leader's attitudo regarding pensions for-men disabled In the late war and ior the.dependents of those who lost .their litcsi many people from- the cciintry round :about "to the''village. Whl is thert were many.willing bamis. prepared to fight '.lh'e> was beyond power .to combat flames that.; were driven by a strong Wind from one fralrtc bnlldlng to an- oi'her. A call was; sent, in for Tabcr Fire they si Ulster- Leader Has No Use For It t Policy Reprisal that they were, not equipped to deal with an emergency In whore a waier siipply was Partially Covered by Insurance The total loss'Is estimated to-be between The'ln- siirauco will not! cover halt of this amount. A valuable .stallion was amongst tbe animals lost ln: Dawson's Livery. Neither IhV livery building nor the contents wcro insured, except the Ford car. Ell ft Ell lost 'all ilieir -books records of the season's-sales. They didn't carry any Insurance. Their loss If estimated of 5500.00. George P. .Pcrter of IjCthbridge- -owned' tie buildings, and'.they.are thought to b'o ins.ucd The Robb- family lived above HIP O ASSEMBLE FACTS relat- the early history of "this part o( the Province, in the way of interesting narrative, the Herald Inaugurates a cornpe- Ition, tg.Close.ou December 10, 1920. By this means it is hoped, to obtain, safaris poseiblo, plete local.historical record, for we are struggling with that problem ourselves. We expect to find a solution but just what it will be time only l That's -what A.'J. Turner, chief en- just about what the Lethbridge North- ern, 'the- Southern and projects-are to Lethbridge nnil the province of. Alberta: It la feasible, but how la the money to be raised to con- struct it? It were no more.costly than-o'urs, where ?f-0 an acre' will carry water to any irrigable land they .wouldn't be worrying about It. But their proposition here, is to watcri acres out ot a block of three) inltllou acres, and the cost is reckon- ed at J170 an acre! The prospect ot PORT ARTHUR, Out., Oct. Prices of many articles of farm produce took a substantial 'drop on the; city market this morning, potalo-i .vvhjch soM for a bag were -offered. tt were last and Today ;were quoted at was1, a' drop: of'five cents a pound on all lines of fowl. Eggs Increased five cents-to cents a _i gineer of lha Columbia Basin Survey, uommlsslpn. ol the State ot Washing-. ton said to me today whea I told him was from-. Alberta and wanted to learn all'about thejatest wrinkles for securing money fcr building new ir- rlgatlon'projSiitB. He was quite can- did obout has the same problem as; we' ourselves the money. The Columbia basin project is to Spokane, and the State of Washington A HUGE BAG Entire Fonrth.Army of the Bol- slievisjs Encircled'and 'Caifetnred _ Washlngtonians hesitate, hut doesn't daunt them in th'ii least; t Very Much Like f Naturally the have visions of putting this project through look to the goverhnients to Help. They want federal aid, state or both, they don't which; jijst. so .they 1 gel It ami they see this land.whlch is now valued at the former, made productive.and bearing a valuation'of from acre. So in respect To-flna'riclng they are in somewjint the same position as are, the Lethbridge Northernfpeople. at an titru: uis ui ._ ,_ n it i T i: raising naturally makes Trail Smelter Snffers by LOSS ol: Cabinet i; Ministers Told WITNESS CLAIMS THAT INDUSTRIES OVERBURDENEC. .is this great-'difference; TRAIL, H. Oct. S.--Mining con- ditioijs in firitjsh Cplumbia were ;o'uV; Hnud Canadian .Tariff, cpin'mis- general manager ot the ConsolkhileiJ Mining and Si'nelt-. company of Canada here. project has com'paratiyely Is mostlyjranat....-'.., There are two metlmds araollllt news from the. TlusSian, Polish and Polisb-Litlb urinian; flghyng, fronts, ,enUreiy. overBha'ddwiuE the 'peace conference. Messages received by the Polish'delo- :ation- from the .Grodno-LIda sector say Tlrtually the entire-.fourth Bolshevik'army has been captured In an encircling movement by the Poles and that, all the staff was 'aken .ex< Cept the commanding general and the chi of .at "staff Prisoners..tu- tha number" of we're.'.taken, while 426 .machine guns, 'n possibility of this" being done: The lleli field gims and 20 heavy original Intention'of'the reclaaiatipn service was the reclaiming of arid lands owned by the government, water being carried to the land "before the settlors were brought :in. This Is the Grodno the_ Poles have reached ,n Illah0 and river way between Grodnoj, th ut and Vllna, the Lithuanian said the official.statement on fighting1 operations Issued today. The Polish second army captured Russian soviet soldiers and took-100 cannon between September 20 and 80, tlie statement adds. ?f 'ew' jofvoyer in developing' fluor- spar 'deposits and was committed to 'a: iii erecting roiling as tie' most likely of- Ihdlmlns; thsre'is now protection against nnancial..problcms 'at .the district the jnoney might be raised to undertake the ifrofk. A Hoped for Solution The flist of these isiby the Federal Reclamation Service ..undertaking, the financing and construction of the works. Mr, Turner states tbat.tliere Is field.guns Took 100 Cannon Oct. Stated That Doctors Urged Him To Eat But He Said Hia De- cision Was Irrevocable DRUMHELLER STRIKE NOT 1RYSERIOUS the land Tvitli tha watCr right from the federal government, and then the monoy as paid In, went into UIG reclamatlou'ficnlcc's coffers to bo uaeti on-somo other project. lu this way a revolving fund'was' built up, This plan, however, has been broaden- ed out somewhat ot late- years, and in sonio instances tha federal reclama- tion service is buflilnig projects cov- ering lands which nte already settled or partly so, tho'farmers paying only the actual cost of ditcti constriictlbn. [Cimtlcued on Pngo n OALGARV, Oct. men are back at work at the Drum- hftller mints and the tlon Is clearing up nicely. We do not'; apprehend any trouble and thero'wlll be no crippling of the w'aS the state- ment, of Robert Livett, represent- ative of the United Mine America to the Canadian Press -tfils'rriornlng. Oct Lord Jlaj-or Mac- Swiney passed a much better iifght at Briston prison tast night, nctnrnlng to ti bulletin Issued this, morning by tho rish League. 'He a fnlr amount ot Bleep and al- t'tiough very weak, felt very mucli rested. '.Doctors' who visited him to- lay proitbuncod htra very weak 'and utgort him to take food, the- bulletin deciares. N.S.MINEv aosESoirr THE MINERS MILK DRIVERS ASK. A WAY.. NEW YORK, Oct. Union milk drivers have submitted de- mands for an Increase In pay .said to a flat rate of. a: day, The head of a large milk concern. today Said It be rlece'sssry