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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta 'IS TIJLUUE IXTHBIUDOE. ALBMVTA. SATURDAY. OCTOIlKll 11, 1919 NCMBEH 255 HUNS mm VON im GOLTZ RtJMOR OF GREATSEA DISASTER British Ship With 2000 Soldiers Aboard Said to Have Sunk Off.Nonviiy ADMIRALTY BOES NOT x CREDIT THE HUMOR ARCHANGEL, Fritlay, OrL Two lives Jiavo been In.st In llio wreck of nn unnamed Urit- 1sli ship an Iho Norwegian coast, according lo a wireless received here from JIclsingforB. If Ihc loss of life In tho wreck re- ported In Iho foregoing dispatch ja as large as Indicated, Ihe disaster will mark a nfsw ixrord hi the annals ol the sea, U seem probable'tho chip, which was wrecked, was a mill lary transport bringing British sold' Icro from'Archangel, Irom which port Great Britain has been embarking large numbers c[ men during the last month. Ilja known that troopships have sailed quite recently from Arch- angel and Copenhagen." Advices yester- day slated tint Lettish Eoldlcrs who been on Iho Archangel front have Just lander! at Iliga and hare been rushed to the front, south of lhat city to nieet onslaughts of German and' llugslaii. forces. The largest recorded loss of life in marine disaster occurred when the I Titanic vasjsunk after colliding with an iceberg south of Newfoundland on April 14, 1012, (he list__o[ deaths show- Ing deaths. The Lusltaiiia sunfc by a. German submarine May, 1915, carried with her more llian o[ her passengers and crew.. When Iho Ireland wns sent lo the bottom Jn Ihc-Gulf ot St. Lawrence on May 30, 1911, the loss ol life was One thousand.died when the Japanese steamer Kicker Maru sank in 'Ian.waters oil.SejiL ..i Humor. Not-Credited LONDON; Oct. the a'J iclrally nor received, any Information- relative Ihe wreck ot e DriLlsh ship on tha Norwegian coasl. Ail these sources, the report eays, discrcdlt'tho rumor. Sir Henry Dray ton Likely ToBeElededby Acclamation Sift HENRY DRAYTON KINGSTON'. Out., Ocl. :ias been somo talk in Liberal circles ol offering opposition lo Sir Henry Dr.i.yton at the Kingston byoelrctlon [or Ihc Dominion house, Lut it is now practically agreed that no one will ho noniiunted ngalnst minister of fin- iiuec, who is guaranteed the support of j 'Ii loe.'il and runny lu.'id- v.-ork.-rs in" both parlies. There was A rumor lhal Hon. George Graham might Ihe snat. King Victor Threatens to Abdicate SOLDIER APPOINTED Oct. 11.--Dr. N. O. t- Reported He Will Take J Thjs Action Owing to Dis- affection in Army LONDON, Oct. 11. The Press Association says it learns "iiulliofilalivcly" llinl a rttmov l.us of tho provincial board of health's jliecii assassinated is Ulifrilc, but lhal ihc situation in Hume is new public kilioratgry at Fort liam. ITALIAN STEAMER'S GREWMUTINIESAND TAKES ARMSTOFIUME Was IJound For Vladivostoko With Munitions lo Fight The Bolsheviks d'ANNUNZIO OPPOSED BY PROF. ZANELLA FIUME, Ocl'. steanicrPer- sia, bound [rom Genoa for-the Far with a cnrgo of rides, OO" 20. battericf. mountain guns and Uvp1 henry guns for Ihd1 Ir'oopa operaling-agalnst Ihc Dol- Bhevibl, hag arrived at Finnic. The crew mulliiicd in Ihe .Mediterranean anil forced the captain-'to1 take Ihe, eleanicr Into Fiume." The Persia; cargo destined for...Vtedljqslolc.'-'.. left Genoa on Jts course th'rougfiMhB Suez-Canal to.the Pacific. open creiv va- fused the Suez able llio demand that the sliU> should he lakcn into Fiumc and Ifilo jthe Adriatic, .reaching Fiume harbor [Thursday. I An Italian plenipotentiary ordered [o the East aboard. He barked at Khimc and proceedcdlo Ah- Ijazla 16 avralL Inrther orders from Home. This is Uic second .ship to reach E Canal, nnd( llio. commander, un tlid mutiny, yielded to Fiume withiii a wetrfe, the lirst the steamer Frederick Dok, with n cargo of general merchandise. Opposes D'Annunzio's Plan FllTME, Oct. open rupture occurred on Thuisday between Gab- ricle d'AnnunzIo and' Professor Xan- olla, Ihe Italian population ot Fiuioc, op'posed lo annexation city by Italy, but in favor of on Hal- Ian protectorate, over It. As of a campaign started l by Professor Zanclln against'D'AnnUD- the later summoned the professor lo the palace. A long discussion en- sued, in Professor Zanella, ac- cording to Ihe press accounts, exclaim- ed fiercely to D'Ahnunzio: ''Your presence Is perilous to The mUn-esls or'Flumc." enrage A by ZaneUa'j at- titude, ashed him to leave the ralace. The mettle nt 'has been -dis- cussed and has betn'given.a further it is said, to the moveiueibl of Zanella's ]iartyT which favors .a ,-Fimniaii republic under Italian pro- tection. According to information reaching (he Canadtnh Press correspondent, Ihc plan of Con. Graziollo. representing the Italian govefn'ment for the, settlement of th'e Flume question, includea the withdrawal of DVAimunzto's forces their replacement by Italian regular troops. Canada Not at Peace Till Proclamation of Gov.-Gen. OTTAWA, Oct. 1 I by the King of the treaty of peace svith Germany has no immediate effect on the Canadian War Measures act. These orders- in-council, including the one about prohibition, will not expire until there is a proclamation by the govenor- general. That.will not be until peace is officially "pro- claimed" by the King and this is unlikely till peace with Turkey and Bulgaria as well as with Germany and Aus- tria is signed up. Such'.was the opinion expressed last night by the minister of justice. Letts Are Forced to Evacuate Allies Faced Wilh Serious Prob- lem in This'Breaking of I'cace Treaty WHO WILL FURNISH ARMY OF L'KOTECTION ALTERNATE PLAN FOR SOLDIERS'' GRATUITY HAS BEEN SUBMITTED Col. Mnrgeson of PenRions Board Presents Private View To Committee NEW SCHEME WOULD .COST NEW YORK, Oct. 1y vith (.he announcement of a gen-1 crnl 15 fctr cent. Increase In pay forr Western Uolou employees of. a year or more service notl 30 per ccnl. for (hose of moro thnn six mdnlhsj -hut less than a ycnr, rcccfrlns r, monHi, etfcctlvo January 1, conill Carllon, president ot Ihe com- paity. today declnrcil that ncgbtla- t'.ons between.thn Western Union ami representatives of its workers arc in progress, "looking to sonic plan ot Income sharing." The Increase, Involving yearly, -Mr. Carllon said, was agrtert upon na thtf result of a ''collective Bargaining" conference cf company officials ;hid representatives of- tho Association of Western Union Em- ployees. Annnunccmcnt of 11 lias uucn sent by Iclegrarft lo all Western Union oiriccsvlhroiighoul tho country'. Anti-Soviet Rebellion Breaks Out inPetrograd ASK ABOUT DYNAMITING LORD ATHOLSTANE'S HOUSE OTTAWA, Oci. dynamit- ing of [ho liomo of Iiord Alhol-lanc, Monlrcnl.-ln 1917, ia tho subject ol questions in notice- ot .motions, Iloch haiiclot, J.a Prairie-Nnpicr vhlc, wanla lo fcnow II the cpvcrninciil nny reward ami lo whom'mid did tho minister, of justice receive n re- qirest for procedure flgMnst the gov- ernment to recover damages. WANTS TO KNOW WHERE FISH-WENT COPENHAGEN, Oct. cording lo a dispatch from Hcf- slngfors, Russian newspapers re- port lhat serious fighting has broken out In Pclrograd between adherents and opponents of the viet regime. The "codnler-reyolu- lionaries77 have taken posaeision of Important buildings And government IniUtu'Jons, It is said. This Rrniounccmetit.ol Iho oulhreak ot a BcrloiiH revolt against Ihe Bol- shevists In Petrograd together "o bomb outrages against the'Dolshe- k leaders In Moscow, the second capital, indlcnJe serious Internal- dp- BALFOUR CHANCELLOR OF CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LONDON, Oct. Hon. A, J. has been erected chancellor of Cam- bridge University unopposed. serious, as Ihc Ilalinn army ana invy refuse to obey orders given ;hcm lo expel ''d'Annuimn's. for- ges from Ihe.cily. is reliably reported.lhal Ihc King of I Inly lias Icf if (hciurmy and nayy icrsisl in -lliis tlie Press Association, adds. Good Relations With Britain, JMR, Ocl. Minister Tiltbni hart a 'cordial conversation the British nnibassarlor lo Italy yesterday, according to a semi-official a tin oun cement and as a result all mis- understandings hare been cleared anil a friendly and cordlaln collaboration "by.the two countries In solving peace problems had been brought about. SENTENCED TO HANG DETAILS OP.NEW SCHEME FOR ASSISTING VETERANS Service -on war front 70 centi per day. .Service In England or Siberia, per day. Service in Canada 20 cenla. Limtt.cash'to ?5CO? Place; remainder to credit of ofdier for sre-'establishment. ooo: Estimated total fl: HAMILTON', Ont., Oct. Cowalaki was yesterday sentenced by Mr. Justice Sutherland (o bn hnngec! on December 13 the murder on Feb ruarj- ot Knol Trcmbluk. ills wife who has been tried on Ihe same chnrgo and acquitted and who had refused lo be parted from him was not in court when sentence vras passed. The motive advanced by Iho crown for the crime was-robbery. BELGIC HAS 640 BOARD HALIFAX, X. S.. Ocl troop- ship BclRtc (s epected to arrive at 11 o'clock tonisttl anil will dock at 7 a.m. OTTAWA, Oct.' An alternate plan of assisting' veterans accord- ing to: length and character of service, was Gutirnilted to the spe- cial committee, on Eoldlerc' civil stafalishment yesterday by Col. J. -W. Margeson, a member of the board of- penGlpnE commisiloners, His plan. was, presented as coming i from himself and not from the Ot- tawa branch of 'the Great War Vet- erans' Atsbclalton or from any member. Margeson's pain Ic to give every man who ierved In a theatre of .war at a combatant 70c a day from enlisimenl to discharge. Men serving In 'England or Siberia woujd draw arit' men who served in" Canada ZCk a day. There would be a limit of on the. ampunt any man could re- ceive, this lo. 'include gratuities. In >that officers who had drawn big graluUles .would not receive.. any large amount in establishment grants. "V Cash lo Col. Ireat and single, men with the ex tomorrow, local Irnnsport officers paid icopllon th a of Ihc amoim today- The Ilclgic, from Kraluliy ftlreiidy pa'tl a. married ofliccrs and G1C other ranks pjf [man, he would be.consirtered lo havi the Canadian aboard. ex ipecnilonary lorci Basis of Arbitration of G.T.R. Announced; Commission of figures 10 per cent, lop high and said Yctarned soldiers did nor, ask for awl and "would refuse to touch the money. Gratuities Cost T. 0. Cox, officer In charge of gra- luities, rjepartment o( m'lltia and do- fence, recalled, said the' cellmated tola! for gratuities was leven thousand men bc- ore Nov. if last had not yet-applied or gratuity, but applications were! in at the rale of 200 daily. Of "questionnaires sent, out, ad been returned as the soldiers Jjnil hanged address. In regard to the charges 'matte'.by ieUt. Grieg, of the force assbcla- that brought .back roiii Air''F6rce-ind: pair! grtituities' at their-'origlnal. rank.vMr. 'or said thai was covered by.an order ated Aug.'22. -TJiliprofided-Uiat gra- should be on Royal Air Force OTTAWA, Ocl. ll.-Wllllam Duff, OTTAWA, Oct. ll.-Thc resolution has Kivcnjiolice lh.it ho tho proposed acquisition tan don. Kngland, lie wanla lo know. why, t> this wan Ihe iaac, llio not sold liy lender or hrousht nda lo bo given (o Cnnndlnnn. FJlBfl. WILSON'S CONDITION WASHINGTON, bet Although President Wilson con- linucs to Bhow signs of 1m- provcment, IiO will uo roquirctl to remain In bntl lor an fixlenrt- 'c'1 rorlotl: Thl3 decision wrts reached today after a conatilla- tton uetweert Doctors Derciim, of Fhllndelphla, Slllt and Jlufflft, ol this cfty. Vour per cent. guaranteed stock First preference S per cent, stock, Hccond 5 per cont. stock, X Third preference, 4 per cent, slock, Co.rrtmon 3lock, Total Tho present outstanding tlebcntlire slocks of (he Grand Trunk Hnllwag' company1 of Canada conalst of: Five per cent. (IrantV Trunk dcben.-. luro s v Five per ccni. ure.it Wcstc-rn-debcTi- stock, I Four per ccrif.'Grfliid Trunk dcben- rhequer court thereto. per cent. Northern tlcDCnluro stock, JC30S.2lfi. Total, Tlio rcaoluLton pforirtcf? that a com- lttec- or iiinnagenK-iii. shrul he form-; coLJistlng of five persons lo be ap- pointed, by Iho Urn ml Trunk by Iho government two nml tho fifth the four so to ensure tho opiration of Iho Graiid'Trunk system (Insofar HS II la possible to do so) In harmony wlthjho Cinndlnn NallonEiJ Hallways, the two ay stem 9 oeing.lrCaU tM'ln Iho interest RS nearly as possible as prie system. The commit- teo Bhall continue lo net until Lho pref- erence1 and common stocks are trans- ferred" lo, or vcsteJ, In Iho-govorn- menl, >vhcn It shall nc.dtsrha'rgcd, It Is proTldeil lltftt upon the transfer or.veallng government of pref- erence and epmrr) gtocit govern- ment may, ly for Iho 'dleihargo of Iho of Ihp Orant! Trunk Pacific Hallway syalcin and Ihc termination Aud. draival ol tho pracccdlnga in' the Canada relating The provisions in regard lo arbitra- (ioh prDCcedings are set.forth as Jol- lows; "Thai the v.iluo of any or the first, second and Hi'rd prefcronco slocks and the, common or ordinary slock or J Orend Trunk now Issued Bnrl out- alan.llng to the faco mines above board of three arbitrators, one lo be mentioned -eriall be determined by applied byjho government, ono- by Grand Trunk and (ho third by Iho two so' appointed, or Tailing agree- ment, by judges lo be 'designated In llio aald QErccmcnL. iVcw guaranteed stocks 16 funounl9 not exceeding tho vflluc, It any, so determined, carrying1 a dividend as hereinbefore Authorized, "shah be distributed nmong tho holders only been paid Ihe rale of a sln'gl man. He Would limit the amount o cash lo ?5GO and place Ihc rest of man's rc-cslabliBhmcnt granl to a man's cfcdll with' the government lhat hri draw on It for any of the government re-eslaljIislirneTit plans lender Col, Mjirgeson'a scheme, wl- dowa "Of deceased soldiers- would bo paid a: stated sum, all' alike, rcgard- Ies3 of her hnaband'a service, this I sum lo be as additional to Ihelr pcnsloiis; Would Cast Col. .Margcson ealcl his plan had been placed before the Ottawa branch of tlic-'Oreal wi.r Vctcrnns' Aasocia- tlon.-but had not been vrftcd on. He EaMr including -cash nnd credit, his schcinc .would'cost from In Of this, he estimated fully would not be claimed [or- reasons; in cash would bo neaded, nnrt 000 .voind bo placed TO Ihe credit. Us. PsUm'alerl j had served nn average of SQO days In! France, at'n; cost lo the Eovernmenl of In England, costing- and In Canada, an average ol 20 dnys. total cosl Ho thought thcao Manitoba Administrator De- clares Habit Has Increased 1 Enormously WINNIPEG, Oct. at the spread'of drug addiction in Canada .during the war yean and finding the Manitoba Narcotics Act power-lets to. prevent this con- dition, even In Manitoba, where It Is declared good IcgTtlation Is off- set by reason of there being no sta- tutory control In provinces cast and west, a movement has been formally ladnche'd here lo estab- liih a Dominion-wide control and rtgulatfon ofMhc sale, and pur- chase of narcotic drugs, Accord- ing to Dr. D. J. McConnelf, admin- istrator of the Manitoba Act, Im- portation of drugs In Canada has Increased 35 per cent, for cocaine, 600 per cent, mor- tho preference and common slock upon the transfer lo or Testing in. tho gOYfrrincnl of such slock In proport- ions which Khali bo determined by Iho No Herald Monday Monday being Thanksgiving Day'and a statutory tr 3 there ba rio lasuo of Ihc Hcrnld. ArrfcuBemcnts fire be- Ing made (op sccuro' for' Tues- Jr. tr :a summary of Ihc ff rcsDlla of Ihe Ontario nomlna- ff which lake place Momlay. WINNIPEG, pel. acntatlvr men of Ihe city and the wect will be fjuccts at a lunchec-n at the Royal Alexandria hotel at 1.30 p.m. ta-Jay at which the prince of Wales will act as host.. The prince will leave tonight for Pop- lar Point, on a htmling trip. He will Fpcnd Monday In and surnc lime TuescHy for tht Cobalt mining At the 'tendered Ihc prFnce by the officers of this mili- tary district last Major-Gen. Kctchen presided and proposed' Ihc toasts of 'the King and the .Prince of Wales, His Royal High- ness spoke briefly 5n mcnt, MADE AN ATTACK ON IMPROPER USE OF DRUGS LONDON, Oct. was stat- ed .In authoritative quarters here. Ihls afternoon that- a German- Russian attack on Riga was car- ried out on Filday under cover of q heavy bombardment by Ger- man guns, forcing the Letts to evacuate the clly. FLIGHTING CONTINUES COPENHAGEN, Oct. A Germw telegram from Mltau re- celved'today "Fighting by Lettish and Rus- sian troops between" Milau and Riga Is continuing. None of the troops cubservlent to the; German government Is taking part.' A telegram from Koenlgsburg, East Prussia, reads 39 follows: "Tha Russian, Col. Wlrriolltch. commander of the second weit Rutsian volunteer cropSj has In Schaulen, (Shaved) proclaimed the part of Lithuania occupied by hli troops as Russian territory. The Lithuanian troops In Schaulen have been disarmed by- the Rus- Glana and the Germane co-oferat- Ing with them." Serious Task Faces Alllei LONDON, Oct. powers rave the hardest problem they have5 ever encountered since tlio armistice upon them by the Germah-Rus-' slan attack-on Riga.. It Is believed ,he Lettish gOTernmcnL will ciptct' Jie'.peac'e conference to furnish troops lo resist Gen. von der Gollz Russian aupportere, but. who will fur- nish the new armies is a very queslion. There Is certainly no iafem Iqr, -embarkipg iV.- dn mllilarj- cxy'edllions aild1" shcdi'ngJf more "British bloo'd. All of Great Bri fe-tf'volunteer; ar'oiy baa 'beVii, absorbed in.ttse making up of 3t occupation, in Ihe Near Dratted soldiers, aro still In the ser- vice and their relaLives arc agitating, for tbctr return (ram Mesopotamia and Egypt. At the same time more 60fOOO. troops arc engaEod'es an nrnSy; of In Irclan'd. The drawal ol the expedition trom Arch-- angel has just been finished, under pressure 'ol' tbe strongest public feel- ing. Latest news received by tlie EOV: crnmedt Is considered as cont'rmlng- _ Iho view Is Bcnemlng to eecure a controlling posl-, lion In Russia and that she probably coulemplalcs tbe occupation of grad.' are more than German.Eoldlera iflth headquarters at MKau, in Ru-sla. The llHlL'c staled wllh the.exception.pr Finland, appear lo havo agreed upon a policy ot ar-. ranging Ah" armistice wllh ihe Bolsnc- rik goTemment, hut declining peace terms on the-ground lhal the soviet! -jovernrncnt.is too.iinsl.iblti lo arrango; a rermancnL peace. "Altogether llio. DalC'c situation tl3 recogoized aa pre- senting acutely' dangerous possiblhX A Serious Situation LONDON. Oct. reported capture of U'ga is rcBardetl most'ser- iously by iDtlJtarr experts tcrc. They say llTai between those shn troops and the city ot Fetrograd there Is no force thai would prove of- (cctfvn (n sfoppinff- an upon lhal city from which, once It was reaehctf, !L would be difllcuit to lodgo them' Who Is Engineering Coup. LONDON, a newspaper report lhat German- have captured Rtga la being awaited here, but If -disparity of rival forces na groat as reported In somo. I dispatched. Ihe success of the altarfc Ion the clt.v would not ha feurprlnlng. tin to 12.40 o'clock, this atternoon, howdver. olTicIa! nows thnt the cap. turc.lnd hocn'cfrerled was still lack- Ing, dermanv's rtew war (ealureu. In tills morning's ports printed here add nothing to dis- patches received by tho Canadian Press.- TheVhoreaiiouls ot Gen. von Gollz continues to he ihc subject ol contrp.riiciory reporls and esilma'ss of Ihc of the array romma-ided ly Col. AlavotT-IlurnnniU also show' n wtie nivcrgenrc. It (s recnllod tint Count Knllcr, o( a largo body' ot srjliltora In liie llalllc provincps. which vns recruileil Irom German trooris Icfl In Courlnnd by tho nlllcs- at the lima of lho_armlslice, Is, a Baltic baron, forrnrrly a Rcnoral In 'Ihe Hu-sian army. He has csfabllsheft hearlquancrj at Shavll, while Gftn von der Gollz has Ws hcadnuairtpra OTTAWA, Ocl, After a discus- pr-nce rcter Lfeveti, formerly of Iho slon on Iho eubjccl of.hahit (ormln-; jiusalan forelpn offlct, la superintend- drugs, the advl-ory hoard of .Ihc now tnc C0-Drdlna'tfnn of -thft forces federal heallh department al present Iwo leaders, !t sllllnr. In OUawa, forwarded to Intended lo tamper the occupa- of health recommendaflonb of Lithuania and Courland to lyhlch will reduce. If not enllrclj? elfm- fAftio'opportunity for use of_ those drugs In an Improper nanneri nomlfially Huialan-Lllhuanb on Fagp Four.) i ;