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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta JTOLUMR X1L K. ALBKHTA. WEDNESDAY. OCTOHKU 15, 191'J NUMBER 257 DATTEDEn fiw ATI oAi ILKtU UN ALL Join In With Albcrla To Aid Develop- men( of Industries of Two Provinces WILL HA1SE FOR THAT PURPOSE EXCHANGE OF RATIFICATIONS OF PEACE TREATY GERMANY WILL TAKE PLACE AT PARIS FRIDAY OR SATURDAY PARIS, Ocl. exchange oi rati- fications of the treaty of peace between the allied and asso- ciated powers and Germany will take place at ihc French foreign office on Friday or Saturday, according to llic Echo de Pans. PETROGRAD IS DUE TO FALL SOON Illicit Stills Now Becoming Popular Alberta Second in Canada in Number Dis- covered This for Dominion Since Aprn, 424. Anti-Red Army Within 50 Miles of the Russian Capital Denikine Troops Take Orel lo Jlcr.iV VANCOUVER. II. Oct. Speaking before the board ol trade last evening. Mayor 51. A. lirown, of 1 Medicine Hat, Alberta. ;tdracjtcd to-i and oneness af Alberts and British Columbia interests. f Mayor Urowti who is chairman of j the Imliistrial Congress which recent- _________________ ly mct.nl Winnipeg is In Vancouver j OTTAWA. Oct. 15.-IN the senate last night, In answer lo an iuuuiry or for Ihn Purpose arraiisine for the j Wilsonf a slatcineiil was made of the number of illicit stills discov- ncit Industrial congress, rn u is OJ15raUoil anj ihe'number seized since April, me. Thc figures were to lioUl In mic o[ Hie sistes as nHcU -m opcrat-10Ii: provinces. Albprla nr llruish f olum- IQITIC bia. next year. I "1MS "Tho natural reanurccs o[ tho wcsi must be sahl Mr. Drown. ".ManufeeLurinK miift lie (otLereil anJ and iti this rcsprt-t Ihe in- terests of Alucrla ami llritish Cnlum -i; bia are one. Manitoba...................... "Tho time hM come when Iho husi-1 ness men an bolh provinces must mi- He and apply BCleullfic effort in their CoiiVnibin............... development." Thc Alberta comciMtce rucclins thc Vancouver Uoarcl of Trade were Goo. Onlarlo Quebec New Brunswick Tolals 151S-1D April, 1910 to dale 13 12 licit Stills Seized U IS 17 47. S3 70 naro W. Craig, city engineer o[ Calgary; J. E. Brown, Edmonton; John F. Sweat- J- Bruns ing.' industrial cgent C. P. H.. and xova Sc" llayor Drown. B. C. Adopts Suggestion The Vancouver committee heartily endorsed the movement anil appr of tho plan for effort on tli2 part of Alberta and British Col- urnltia. .The sum ot will be j raised 'In British Columbia, and a like amount. In Albcrla to carry on indus- trial expansion. .It 'is following arrange- ments niatlo by Mayor Brown here that a joint committee Fnmi hplli pror- Iiicci wlll.admlntsler Ihc jaiiit- fund for' Interests "In which Lb.o tiyo farther vrest provinces are inseparable. Speaking the meeting of Ihe board of trade, Mayor Brown, who is :il so president of Ihc Alberta Indus-, trinl Development Association, slated J lliat it a national obligation lo i develop and produce from our nation- al resources on. a more extensive., scale. "There is every reason why we should unite in" this effort." he safil- "Albnrta and Urltisli Columbia inusL togcllicr develop Iho Pacific trail e routes for it is the Pacific Altcrln musl market her prodnct-i eventually. .Jlannfactiirmg In the west ran at he developed (o secure economic independence and. greater prosperity, Work anil i.o-oporalion ot the Imsl- nnss men of lioLh provinces would, In the opinion oi the speaker, jiccomprsh In both, provinces thU indepen- dence, anil n production which wonl'J place the west on nn oqunl if not a superior footing with the MSI. A Joint inectlnR of the dele- gates from (he Vancouver Board (if 'Trade left tonight for Victoria to in- terview tlie Hon. Dr. Tolmlo regarding Dominion Eovcrnmcnt aid for Ibc scheme of industrial and business de- velopment 10 10 19 MOUNTED POLICE HEADQUARTERS MAY HE MOVED TO OTTAWA OTT.VvVA, Ont., Oct. On ii nmnlgumaling the Doiuinioii mid the Xorlh- Mounlcd Police, Sir .James in the scji- ale ycslcrclHy, slalctl Hull Lhc licu'dtjiiarlcrs of Ihc alioit likely would he in Ot- tawa, but a porlion of Ihc force would be contin- ued wcsl of Ihc lakes. Senator Casgrain asked if they.could be on trains and brought east lo serve in rase of riot. Sir Jaiiics: "They will be a mobile body-" The bill -was given second "reading. Both Petrograd and Moscow Now Menaced by Anti-Soviet of Bolshevik: Now in Control of Large Area of old Russian Situation Looks Decidedly Brighter. Today's developments from Russia are of an extremely dfscouraglng character for Ihe Bolshevik regime. Gen. Denikine, whoge force Is advancing on a front of-about 450 miles through central Russia, has In the centre captured only from Moscow and the most important railway centre south of the capital. The northwestern army of Gen. Yudcnitch, also operating on a broad Ts reported to have smashed through the Bolshevik lines west and southwest of Petrograd and to be within 50 mllec of Petrograd along the front. In the east, Kolchak's Siberian armies are Improving their positions and are now I within a few miles of the boundaries of eastern Russia. Riga is apparently held firrrly for the time being by the Letts, Esthonlan .aasIslarcE, Ihn onslaught of Col. Avalpff-Ber- mondt and his German auxiliaries and havo for four days been able to prevent them crossing the Duna into the main part of Riga. Part OS Riga Is Burning Bombardment bv Hussian-Ger- ninn Forced Is Cause- on Offensive -Poles STOCKHOLM, Oct. northwestern Russian army Ts report- ed here lo have pushed about 35 mi In beyond Yamburg, which It captur- ed recently, and to be within 30 miles of Galchina, which IB only 20 miles souitiwcEl'of Petrograd. The taking of prisoners and nine guns from the Bolshevik is announced. Confidence Is expressed among the officers that Petrograd fall before this attack. In the course of the fighting the Red army Is making use of mines to a great extent, blowing up the roads everywhere whlls retreating. At Yamburg both officers and men taken prisoner are declared to have been pleased at being captured and the morale of the Red forces as a whole Is described as poor. Among the prluners Was a Bolshevik literature, the advices state, was allowed to, circulate among the anti-Bolshevik forces, which Is commented upon as of the confidance of the officers Tn their men. An armored train named Lenine, several automobile, well ae railway cars, were among the male rial captured at Yamburfli T DENIKtNE FORCES CAPTURE OREL TJenltlue'g anil-Bolshevik nnhy' has captured the 80 jet- and Will Oppose Grand Trunk Legislation E-. impbhant Or61; together wKh thousands 01 prisoners and enormous SquanHtlcs of material, 'an- FIGHT FOR SUPPRESSION OF LIQUOK TO BE MADE 'IN .FRENCH ELKCTKONS OTTAWA. Oct. Lib- erals In rautus for the considera- tion of the govern men propos- ed Urand Trunk legislnlion decid- ed this morning tp throw down Uic gauntlet lo Lhc Government. This ivaj mado perfeLlly clear by Deficit Last Year Ten Millions Showing Being Made This Year OTTAWA, Ocl. regard lo the Grand Trunk, tabled In the house lortaj-, phows Miat tic Grand Trunk Railway nml the Grand Trunk PfirTfie ham n lotal mileage In the Un- IleJ Slates and Canada of Total securities wllh.lhc public nnionnL lo Tho fliimicial _. rt 191S shows'lhaL tbo Grand Trunk PARIS, Oct. lo-Tho Hghl hafl a EI1TTlug fll alcohol wi 1 be a I earl Ins plank In ho for dividends of the cities aro already these tlctuands and 11 rosters havo been national platform of the forthcoming elections. Ministers arc demanding Iho absolute suppression, of alcohol urn! ibo Trails of Porlg and the larger ilacanlcd with inipltlcls and innllcd by Ihc hundred thousands lo hotels and Indiv- iduals in Iho provinces. "H Franco Joes not suppress nlcohol, jrlll suppress tho 'posters proclaim fn huge- characters mnfl add "three million Individuals flvo upon tho traffic of alcohol; suffer and die from BRITISH RATIFICATION RECEIVED PARIS, Ocl. copy ol Iho Ger.T.Sri peace Iretity slgnert by King Oeorgo, nttct' the raljCiculfon ol the, Inatninicnt' by the llrllisli parliamfeiit, )iaa been rcculvcil In 1'nrls, the 1'ettt Parislcn announced toilay. COALDALE CHAUTAUQUA Largo crowds arc attending Ilia Chfuilnuqm hclng held Conldnlc. On Wednesday night the Wltcpakio Qunrtcllc anil MIrtS Olive jMcConnlck will bo llio fen lure 3 on Ihc program flm) ,1 largo crowd is (o go from Lethhrldgi lo take In tho Grand Trunk Pacific had a deficit of or vlth fixed charges and leas en branches amount to n gross deficit of For the first six months of the pres- ent year, the gross revenue of tlie Orank Trunk was the ex- penses -were and tUe-nct an Increase" of per- over, last year. Tho centage for tho Pis months was 531.7i. Arrange Arbitration Cost OTTAWA, Oct. lion, J. Held has given notice ot an amendment [o llic resolution relating lo Iho acquisi- tion oT the Oraml Trunk Ilnllwny which provides that Iho govern mncl r.iay lake out uf any appropriated monies In the consolidated revenue funds any expenditure necessary in Iho preparation for nnd conduct of Iho arbitration proceedings which will fix llio value of Iho Atock to be ac- quired. Liberals Oppose Scheme OTTAWA. Oct. A mollon I'or consfderatlon In committee of the whole of Dr. Hcld's rowftitlon respect- ing ncqulsir.oii ol the Orand Trunk was brought lorwanl .In Ihe liouse this afternoon. IfnmcdlAtcly there opposlllon from Llbcrnl Plrlc ot the house nnd a void on llic motion wns taken. The jHotlon lo go Inlo rommlltde cflrrfcil on a party division of C8 to 38, a government i majority of 20. Mcinbarfl on the rroaa benches, in- cluding Hofi. T. A. Crcrn.r, wliii Iho L'ovcrnTjicni.' J. A.'Rolib, chief Liberal -whip, who came out of the gathering 'at after the liccn in progress for an hour arid a half. Mr. Ilobb said: are of the opinion that it Is not fair to the. country lo intro- duce this legislation at the prcs- nnt tiihe. Therefore, it is our Intention lo oppose it. acting prime minister tola us In Ihe house on Oct. S that It was then the expectation lhat tho house would prorogue within H week or so. In view of thai sialemcnt nnd the statements of Sir Thomas White before tfce sinn- lai commillec on soldiers' re-estab- lishment .13 to the financial bur- dens Cannda must, carry, wo fed that the Grand Trunk legislation should not be proceeded with at Iho present time, at The caucus was presided over. liy J. C. Ethier, member for Two Mountains, ond waa attended liy lion. Vf. L. MacKenzic-Klns, lead- er of the opposition, who; if the session prolonged and. he la re- turned by acclamation for Pilnrc, K. I.r may be ablo lo lake his seat In Ihc houso before the pres- ent session ends, Questioned as lo the posslWe of tho debate In the commons, Liberal members' slat- ed that it would last, all Ibla-wcck and run well Into next week un- less closurn Is applied by 'the EOvcrnnicnl. Liberal scnalopi in allQudance nt the caucus shnrort llic vice's of Ihe members of the lower house ami indicated lhat there would bo n tight over Iho bill when It reaches Ihc upper chamber. Criminal Assault Charge Prov- ed Before Jury After All Day Hearing lo The Ucrald) MACLEOD, Oct. What is known as the Ferguson rape caso ciinin before the Supreme Court today in iho criminal sessions which being held here, all day, tl'.c Jury The occupied nonrvced in advices received licro to- Two batteries of Htvlsherlk artillery fell inlo Gen. Denikine's hands. Orel is 23S miles south of Moscow, possession of the city will give Gen, Denifclno a secure hold en TastpsLretchcs of; territory in old Rus- sia, aa the place is one of tho mosL important ra'lwa'y ccnlrea south of the present Russian capilal. A Russian soviet onicial slateniciit received'today' by wireless admillcti the abandonment of-Orel by Uio Bol- reliring at 10 p.m. I ANTI-RED ARMIES in their verdict at 11.30 p.m. This verdicl was one of "Gullly" and the 'nccuiGd was sentenced lo, fivo years with hard Jalior. Thc has r.xcited considerable Interest in. the lovrn. FACING A CRISIS LONDON. Oct. Gen. Denl- army advancing from Ihc south and tl.ic northwestern Rus- sian forces almost within slrlk'.ng die- [ante of Petrog'r.id, thc soylel govern- known rs "Ditly" Ferguson, made n riolnrminetl atterapL at. raping HIP wife ot a railwayman at the tiinc Ihe insband hart EOHO down lown In (ho from his residence on Fit- cenlh Street. Enlerlnp; the house. ol.nusala Dears' a. crisis.' Holshevik headquarters at Polrograd Were closed last Thursday, according tq a..dispatch to the Dally Mail from R'eval. The northwealern llussian army baa apparently crashcH through aelil-eraloly nfado hls way Ih. of .he Jrt.o .t n Vnd i tc rollrca lor the, Bishl. >ml tllat ,ho IoriC3 Gcn. also taken Iho town ol 85 rnlles southwest of r l This capture of Yaniburg, in tnc ligiil 75 froln pcirogmj, ICp0rtcd irflctcd the aUc-nlion of her s.ster-m- law In-an aojnln.ng bedroom. ShP dentified the accused as he wag inak- nu way out of the house. Tho police wern informed of .what had [aken place and waa cd and after a preliminary hearing, committed far trial. 0 GOMPERS 15 ILL WASHINGTON, Oct. Samuel Gompcr.i. president of the American FedtTallon of Labor, wag reported today by labor leaders to be suffering from a nervous -breakdown, He la confined lo his bed with a temperature of 101 degrees. v v on Monday, and latest dlspalchea i cato the line of advance Lo bo nearly 125 miles In length. On tho the Denikine troops appear to havo approached quite near the lowri of which considered the" key lo Moscow from lhat side. A dispatch received If Tula falls to the Cossacks, the Bolshevik commlsaaYies will flee Inlo Turiteslan, taking advantage of an opening be- tween the Dcnlklno and Kolchak -forces valley. Steel Mills in Chicago District Working Today For First Time in Sis Weeks CHICAGO, pet today Indicate the strikers are continuing lo return lo thc steel mills in the Chi- cago area and that irartlcally every plant that Tvas shut down by the walk- out six weeks ago Is now operating rllh a reduced force. At Gary, Ind., steel mill officials re- port an over-abundance of unskilled abqr. but admit that there is. a short- age of skilled employees.. Union leaders continue lo deny that strikers arc returning lo work In largo numbers at any point In the Chicago district. Twenty Per Cent, Return i'OUNCSTOW.V, Ohio., Ocl. For Iho firsl llmo alnco Ihn sleet strike began, the Ohio works of the rnefiio Steel company was opcral- today. SCHOONER SINKS VILUi, Oct. hfg blow Sunday Iho schooner Dcrtlia Cnlklns, of Pictoh, Capl, Vandnscn, leak and aank-ln 25 fcpt of water, but without any loss .of Ufc. MINE STRIKE ORDER ISSUED BUT NEGOTIATIONS PENDING INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Ocl. The order calling all union bitu- minous coal miners of the country to "cease production of coil si midnight oh Friday, Oct. 31, Vitas Issued from the inlftrnatlooal headquarters of the United Mine Workers of America here al noon loday. The "order Is signed by John L. Lewie, acting president, and William Green, secretary- treasurer of Ihe miners. Willing lo Negotiate INDJANAPOMS, ttny wired Secretary IhaL he would lie I Jolm nctliiE prosWcnl of Ihc United M'ne of America, to- ot Labor Wilson n AVaahlnglon at iV o'clorj{ Friday morning, October 17, for R conference on the bituminous conl 'mine Elliiallon, Tie nnnouuccd, however, that In mDanllme thn or- der cnlllng nn nil -unfon bltutnliioiis coal miners In thn counlrj' lo go on November 1 n'ould be mulled from llic luCcrnallonnl lieadquaYtcrs In lo the locnla ot'Uic ov- Mr. I It .Impossible lo hold vip llic strike order now, but thai Iho mailing of ftpto tlie locals did not necessarily mean, lhat the ..strike would .follow.'' I( fin agreement should he rcacheil 111 Washington nt.lho con- ference wllh. Secretary Wilson, It was the order could lie countermand cd, pending Ilifl vole of thcr m'ncrs in a reconvenOil. convention; At the International licadqiiarlcrs was nil preparations for the strike hdd been completed nl the Cleveland couvcnttoh ani thnt Iho miners' iverb "rcflcly'for cv'cnlURlltfcs. Two of tha rorapany'e blast furnaces started up with Indications of resump- ;ion In other departments during Iha day. HAVE CAPTURED KOVNO NEAR COURLAND BORDER LONDON, OcL of rtlga is burning owing ty the bombard- ment of Ihe cJty by German-Rus- sian forces, according to a Cen- tral News dispatch from Helping- fore. POLES FIGHT GERMAN-RUSSIANS STOCKHOLM. Oct. Poles havo begun an offensive against the German-Russian forces in thc Baltic region, according lo a message re- ceived here from Riga. They are re- ported lo have captured Kovno, CO nilcs northwest of Vllna, near the border. .EHMA14 GOVERNOR AT MITAU OUSTED LONDON, Oct. western Russian central council has ousted Ihc nullioritles at Mtlau, replacing them by a regime headed by a Russian governor-general named Schledornann, according to n wireless dispatch re- ceived here Irom Berlin.. Stale of siege has been declared at Mllau. Gcn.jon.Eberliardl has Inrltp.d Lithuanian "government to eend dele- gates to a conference lo be held' Hankany nnd the Invitation has' been1 accepted, Ihc Savage COPENHAGEN, Ocl. fighting 15 still going.oh in'the1 of Riga bclweou Lctllsh and Ltthuah- lan Iroops and the Geruian-JRussfan nnny which entered Ihe western last week, Ing here stale .that.shells liave'IIfeO a portion of the town nnd that, damage has been done the quays anil larhor. Many civilians hare :been killed during the battle. DJspalclies received here stale thai .11 Ihe prisoners taken by the Letts isve been navarlnns. Brlllsh warships iiavo become lu- voHed in tlie lighling, hav'ns been upon by tho Gcrm'an-HussJari lorces, and au unconfirmed report dc- clarea t.British force has Leeii landed n or near Iho clly. niocksde measures are Keemtngly rlglrJly enforced in Ihc Baltic, six German merchants having been captured by one British, de- stroyer. Using Gas Sheila LONDON, Oct. war office as issued a, report from the British mission at llelslngfors, dated Oclpbcr 10, .which, says .thai, .at thai time all Lettish troops In Riga hfcd been with- drawn to Ihc casl bank oT the Dyina bridges having been blown up. When the dispatch Teas filed Lha Lctla and German RuEElan Torccs rifle fire acrois Ihe river and, Iho section of the city still In Lhe hands of tho( former IJctng bombarded with gas shells and also bomhed by airplanes. A later despatch filed at Helslnglor.i on October 12 by the British inlssloil conMrmg. prcsst rc'pbrta thai Iho Let- 11 Eli government, which fled The Drier HIH Steel company has TITO open hearth furnaces In operation cnt, at the approach ot the .German-Rus- sian forces, had returned lo tbc city. Fight Described Oct. crews today and tho shcel find tube com-'01 two Swedish motor ahtps wnlch nr- pany Blared sheet at Kalmar yesterday from Riga At tholnllcrplnill, a large pcrcentago ifaTe atl ftccounl today ot the early oC lha labor has fcturncd, mill "SliUns. .ammd nip last Snlurday oITicIala said The were anchored In Ihe inlet According' to observers, anprOxl- in thc Uuna river ff.hen aermani inatsly strikers, or about 20 per offensive, so that ho cent of .Lhatolalln this city and East j jere between the IghUng Youngatown have relumed lo woTV.l1 nes- Warning shots were fired by Ncllher company nOr union officliils bu.lli11 a IT would estimate Iho nlimhor of men TC-- lo work. remains quid, with few nickels" on duty. VISCOUNT GOUGH DEAD DUBLIN. Oct. death Is an- an hour before the motor ships were ablo to get under way. Ihc Germans let fly a ICTV shells In order to warn thc Uritlsh and French destroyers fn thc harbor and' aoon these'wAt craft steamed der cover of the Lettish artillery, Within the city .the Lelts had torn nounccd of Yfscount Qoueh IHUKJI Gough) sccrclary of thb Urillsh em- lament and built Da bassy In Washington .from U9I railway trains aa nnd lalcr of the Drilish nmbasay in Uerlhi. Jlo wag 70 ycard old. lhcsc BIO FIRE AND NO INSURANCE QUEDEC, estlmalcd damage In Ihc Arc thai desLroycil part of the vlllngc of St. Raphael tic Bcllc- rhflsac ycslcrdfly afternoon anil Svcn- Ing, Is placed nl JiSO.ODO with hirisly Insurance, SIxLynluc buildings were razcil lo Ihe Io33 of Jlfo resulted. SIX JELOW ZERO AT ATHABASCA LANDING KDMONTON, Ocl. Tlio first zero weather of the sea.son Is reported from Alliabaaca Landing, where tho hlelil. It lo zero nl Cfil below PRES. WILSON'S CONDITION WASHINGTON, OCL The bullelin Issued l6Jay by the physicians altenrtlne .Prcv lilcnl Wilson follows: "Thc prcsWc'nt had a' good nlghl's resl, OnJoyoJ his break- fast and aside from n slight hcadaclio- 'cpntlniKis lo make Improvement' Tlio condition which caused reatlcsaness fr of Monday night and .about which Dr. Gowlur -was cd not troubled (luring nlEht." t, t, ?t .j. t. 4. t, tjt, ;