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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XllL LETH3RJDGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1320 NUMBER 252 STALLED .Bolsheviki Trade Commission Can't Meet Lloyd George MUST EXPLAIN THE HANDLING SOVIET LONDON, Sept. Times this morning says, the Russian soviet government's placing of of "Bolshevik gold'1 in the hands of the Herald, the labor temporarily has wrecksd the work: of Ihe 'Bolshevik com-, merclai commission In London at s moment when Leonid Krassin and Leo .Kameneff, the commiv _, sioners had high hope ot immed- iate results. j .Krassin and Kameneff, says thi T'rne.i, .had an appointment with Lloyd George on Friday after- noon with the purpose of notlfy- ing him of the progress of certain trade negotiations and the pros- pects of'establrshlrig tr'ado relat- ions. But 'on arriving at Down-, ing the premier's official they were politely In- formed 'that -the Herald's an- nouncement that it had in'its pot4ess4ori the .soviet gold, had entirely altered the situation and it was explained it woujd be'Impassible to deal with 1 subjects, In view of .the undertaking given out some time'ago that while th; mission was in this country ho propaganda should be attempted. In. the course of-the Interview which lasted for three hours, Krassin assured the, premier that he 'and Kameneff were entirely ignorant, of itf Bolshevik offer to the Herald, and Kameneff said he was returning' on Saturday, to Moscow he would Immed- lately consult his colleagues con- cerning the offer. Meantime, says the Times, the activity .of the has been complete- .ly suspended. Herald's Version. According .lo tbe llerald's version (of the interview between the-soviet Ottawa Refused To Grant a Stay In Rate Order Commissioners anil JLlovrt George the 'premier. 'attacked .KanienbfT .anie ;for alleged. breaches of faith .regarding (implied obligations not to interfere tin British internal 1 "Lloyd. George, la'e newspaper, adds. ''charged Kameneff- with disposing Russian -preplpus stones in Great Bri >taiii; In -being Instrumental in Riv- ing tbe Herald having rela- itloos with the council, of action, and .of deliberately misrepresenting to the jBritfsh government the Russian terms an armistice with Poland. fjrloyd. .George, according to the Herald, expressly disassociated Krass- in from these charges, but he intimat- ed that Kamcnotf could not be trust- icd and also that If Kameneff hail not ;Tieen returning to Russia. on his own initiative he would have been asked to leave the country. Kamenefi toot ,u very dignified Bland and positively j .denied every charge made against 3um. The Herald adds that the premier ..regards the political negotiations as definitely Interrupted until ho Is con- Tfncejl that Moscow Is not Interfering Hritish domestic affairs, but nays that trade .negotiations will he .allowed to continue. Some oflho morning papers assert OTTAWA, Sept. Dominion government in an official statement handed out tonight' declines to grant a stay, in-the order.of the-Board. of Railway Commissipu- j'ers'granting.the'Ganadian railways the right of increasing their freight, passenger and sleeping car rates. The order goes into effect tomorrow. The. statement points out that the decisions of the railway .board canngt- be lightly -interfered with _ancTthat since the boai'd has been "in" operation, 'no judgment" of the board.has been set asjde by the governof-in-eouncil: The.'government; however, of appeal-and will facilitate in every way the early, hearing of the appeal.. The' statement also sets forth "if it should appear the appeal should be. granted and the decision modified or reversed, there could, if deemed proper; be provision for rebates of rates chareed beyond..these fixed ultimately." final Kamoheft will ling pnpc not be a! .Mowed to POTATO PRICE IN. ONTARIO .unAXTFOUD. Ont.. Sept. too reports that potatoes are selling ,at Jl.OO a bushel and that Ihe ten- jtlency is downward. Claim Germans Out To Wallop The Democrats NBW YORK, Sept. associates is to use the league of Na- tion of tho existence of a nation-wide lions issued to defeat Governor James movement to organize voters qf the Uuitetl States who arc of German ex- traction or sympathy forr Senator Warren G- Harding, Bepublican nom- inee for president, aa 'Stated in The Xew York Times, was obtained from George Sylvester Viereck, :executiYe; secretary ot the "Committee of Ninety which has undertaken to form a combination of all existing German organizations in this couinry and vote their members solidly for the Repub- lican national ticket. The scheme of Mr. Vierecfc and his PuDed Trigger in Cwley Man s Face; Fortunately Pistol Did Not Discharge I go by unnoticed. lie has been out- In j spoken In his contempt for dances }1he use of Ihe tfcapon he was holding. I and Ihose who attend (hem. Ills halo (Vrmn Our Own Correspondenl) Sept. Ignorance, j raved the lifp of Gordon llobinson, on Ip'riday evening; when he was stoii- tped in the entry of Tusllan's hall by "Ceorgo Allen, a religious fanatic of and contempt must have reached a climax Friday evening, when he laid in wait for a certain young man. H Is fortunate he made mistake ucuiftu 'inuLi. ,t icugiuus laiiittiv; ui n, m lurmnaic ne mane nugiaKe Ihls community.'-. Allen pointed he, did or ho would certainly havo .automatic point blank at Mr.'Hohin-. "leaned" on the (rigger n second time. van and pulled tho trigger hut Ihe gunj Allen was soon .overpowered anil Old not go off, the first action fore- held under guard until the arrival of Ing a phelHnln the chamber, Had he; the police from Hneher who by Ihe, linlleJ the trigger the second lima a (way look time enough to come fifty j VfG'uiu Cnact.-, riiSiu.t SIIAXUHU ui ten. HHH then cd in Iho midst of laughter and danc-i taken lo flnchcr Creek and placed ing on Ihe parl ot a hundred couples in Jail there.. Jle came up before the dancing In the hall at tho local ,T. P. at this point on Saturday Mr. Robinson was. not the man Al- morning and was sentenced lo two lc-n was looking for, II being a iltllci months. Jle is to he examined as to