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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta MemW VOLUME XJL ALUHTA. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBKR 18, 10.19 XUMBIM 235 I. CR. Train Held Up. Robbers Get Big Haul H7 o Drouth Relief Being Arranged (Special to The Heraldl OTTAWA, Sept. deputy minister of the in- terior has gone west to conclude arrangements with the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan whereby it is expect- ed it will be made possible to provide (odder for animals, and other goods by way of relief to destitute settlers. A public announcement of ihe government's policy will be made as soon as the details are arranged. flume Rebels Surrounded, Now jDARlNG BANDITS Threatening to Raze the Cityl HOLD UP TRAIN IN QUE., GET COALDALE FAIR A HUGE SUCCESS IN EVERY WAY Thoitsands of Visitors from Lethbridge and Whole "South Country Jammed Grounds on Closing Day Wednesday Greatly Pleased With: Support Given b) Winning Herds of Cattle and Sheep Cynosure -Veteran Wins With Ayrshires aiVo Dancing for Amusement of Crowd. FAIR BOARD IS GREATLY PLEASED "We haven't checked up yet, but from the amount taken at the gate; over people paid admluion yesterday. It looked is though every butlness mm in Lethbridge Ths VMI a suc- ceu financially' and we are more than pleated at the way the people of Lfthbriejge supported A. SutBltt, 'air iecrelary, the Herald this morning'.' ;f. IIO.MK. Kepi. a war volunteer uiulilaied fighter. npjjcal (o Vicior Hugo's France, to Milton's England niliJ Lincoln's ninl speaking as an in- leruroicr of llic faluroua Tiici.ls of iho v.liolo liuHan people, jtroflurm Hie annexation of to said Cant. Gabrirlg {d'Annuiuio. sppaking lo an im- ,incuse throws day liis "irreg- ular" forces marched into Kiump, according to report reaching tity. Cant. d'Armunzio. is report- cd lo have been ijulio ill :ind sui- ter ing a [ever, vrhou he reached Kiuiue, wem Lo the com- mander's [cOac-c. Ijcing Lome along by a cnnvd thai seemed crazed will] jfairiaLlrj fervor. After .entering the- pslncc he was asked to speak and at "oncn went lo the balcony overlooking the crowd. "I am -o ill that I will say but a few. he began with a simple KcsluTC. "In the present inaJ. coAai'dlj world there is one nuro IhiriR-j-our for Kiume. Kiuine 'stands like a lighthouse over ihe .sea of degradation. Peo- ple of Kiume.-ilo you confirm your vou- or Oit. 30 last, r.hen you do cidcrl for anueiallon lo llaly." From the- crowil mine a tre- nirmtous shout of "yes Advices received hero indicate that U'AniiiirsIo'i men have entrenched themselves ubout the ciiy arid Intend to (I niav found Impossible to hold it is plans liavo teen laid lo destroy] llic ciiv. i staff of llie Kalian army, [s In Fiuine i jand lias Issued a proclamation call-1 upon Ihu n'Annunzio troops lo j return Jo nails. Some arc said] tio have left Ihe city. Gen. lliai, com-- fiiaiuiepHi-dilet of ihfe Hatian army. has been recalled from Ills vacation and has been tn conference at Vlome y willt King Victor Emrnaime] and 1'rc- Sept. is Ihrowinp micr N'itti. All dUpatches relating navnl nnd ra'il't.iry cordon alK.ul (o Ihe situation at Fiuine tot-ire i Capt, d'Annuuzio liien unlurlurt the tri'colorcfl flaj; of Trieste, which lie bore wlili him throuRh- out ilie war and. which was con- secrated in Home, pressing it (o his Hn-i while the people respond- ed wilt wild, efcnd il agaiusl any aliack wiiich n JIT' iIJIl D 1 J he made, m Hie cvniit u Irani at Harlaka, Broke into iVlail.Lar, bound and Gagged Five Mail Clerks, Rifled Money Sacks, and De- parted at Si. Noticed Until Next Slop at St. Now in Pursuit. -v v Ihe ciiy of Finnic, whiiii Is sliU .by Capt. d'Amiunzln's forces. Kood supplies iiuFiunic arc.reported to uc low afld -an effort is being mada (o close nil araUues by which stores tan be rushed Into the ciiy. subjected to censorship by ton government, but It is dial Rear-Admiral ilasamnra, landed at Fiuino on Tnos'lay store order, is under virinnl there.' QUEBEC, Sept. mask- ed men bound and gaged the mail clerks on the Limited. Canadiin National Railways, near HarlaVa, early this morning and robbed the mail car of in paper and silver, which had been shipped from Montreal for fax. Broke in Door to re-'rtUer it leaves until Hat'.aka i urrcbt' reached. llarlafca. the'train ha ii.irely pylUii out. according- (6 tVc vrhcu the back doo: ot the Itnl- reported TREWT'TO (B'j- a Stafr Uoporlcr.) 'All leil -to CoaWale. Tor the [lay. fit -l' -cily _. -Thfel'Xvhblo Lcihbrldge of. autos from ierer7-.ql.n3ct fen, and by th rtl'o "bf'uie afternbon the grounds -were' a very Jiivo of happy visitors, hun rtrcria of Trhorn saw; lor the first lima In west a real' dEriculturnl show pure and slmpli.1. fair lioard are lo be congrolulalca n that Ibey cou- fincil their efforts lo in ah in? Llio fair! merelr. nn cihihiUon of the- products of ihu irrigate! fariu ninl garden and larm and the' fun included only such snorts as are gollcr many a fc'umnier fcvcnliifi in a-jmrelv-" rural 1 The licarty inannoi' Tn whiclv the preaL crowd of visitors cntcrefl Into tbe Isp'rU of llic Tnlr phowtcl their appreciation of a. real farm lair." .The Parade Early in [he -Mlcrnoon the prize- winning floats and autos ami the livestock ring Pony McCanu; 2, Joe Gossnell. Saddle relay ya Ray Harris. arl -McCar.a; prize winners in formed Inlo' a -proce; -Mi '.Single ladles' Dallas lloll- nian; 2, Dorothy .Man-led ladles' Mrs. II. Wilson; 2. Mrs.'Tu'niagc. Team Pulling Contctl Ono of (he very: best, fealurcs o[ llic aflcrnoon'3 .snort r.nd. ouc thnl should have ftcen seen liy, every -visi- tor present wns Ihe team pulling con- test, lor Ihc McFarianrt Hardware Co. special prize. Twenty-two men ire re loaded Into a farm livagon, Ihe of fahd previously been lacked.. A magnlll- r.ent team of "blRc'ki. owricrt liy JOP of. was harnessed to Ihc wagon nnd al: Hie, word, from Joe celmly and steadily they walked away with this Five more men. were then crowded into Hie wagon and m seMlfcd down nd together lasjon nnd, head-1 again this splendid team s inarched to the l to their pull, 'Steadily ai ed.by the Tabtr band, inarched to theito their grounds and around them where they j they strained at'ttris enormous were viewed by Ihe thronga of Inch by inch'II slid along wtlh laiora had alrcaily gathered evW-lncreaslns mohientunl till they there! 'I had It irell under" The other con- sport i did almo'sl equally ns well, immediately that tbe parade ended Truly it great'exhibition of the !iport3'''began. A number of coun- splf.nrtld teams well hapd.lcd by calm try races were ran, and won as fol lows: Blule race, backing up--K. L. lx; and competent driver's.- frohi PageTouFr" IIIIOFUSK PIIERS'SIIE Will Be Made in An Ihracile FMd a( Conference il Bflffilo MI 23lh ni.KVKLA.VD. Ohio, Repl. fiiCuL ol thcVngc Increase lo be de; mantled United Mine ot the conference with tTjo opcralor3 of llio rlfstrlcl Rt-Unffalo, ScpL 25, litig not yet been formlllalctl by Ihe scale conn, oT the but H yrob- will amount lo a 60 per cent, This demand, applying io bit- coal. to the dc- minds forcnulttlecl fit the recent trl- rifslrlcL convention of (he aiitTiracite miners, which have been endorsed by IM for suhml-slon to the jnthrnelte operalbrs. MEDJAZ PRINCE IN 'FRANCE Prince FclSil o( Jltdfa trrii-fd list nliht at Mariell- Its mid Ictt iuineillAtcly tor London. It (s .reported he -.will crots Frmce without Big Six in New York Demand WcevV Increaac and Shorter Honn NEW YORK, Befi, of ilio Big Six, il.D local union ol prin- ir-ra, Tvlioso demand lor an Increase of 914 a week in all present wage Ceremony Will Take Place ini French Foreign Office At 10.30 a.m. MAY TRANSFER PEACE CONFERENCE TO.LONDON .Sept.', li'antiJng over'of'fho IMilgHriaii Jjicitifo treaty lo (lie Bulsaria'n morrow complclDd-.hy tlio supreme council: The'ceremony will lake o'clock al the French .otRcc, nnd il has been lhat. each power represented the conference shall have ono representative present. Balkan Situation FAT11S, Sepl: siiualiou in the Uallic r'csjon which has bccji.com-" plicated ]jy various faclori reccnlly, included the difficully over Ihc with- cT Gen. von GoHz's. (fcrmnn troops, desired by the allies, was tak- en nn by tbo supreme council at ils session toLlay. The council meL at the ministry of foreign affairs. g These present were Stephen 1'irhon Hip French foreign minister; Sir Eyre Crowe, the naw nriUsh rciircsciilativo on tue council; Frank TJ. I'olk, United Stales or plate; Yit- torio Solaloia, representing Ilnly, and Uaron Mal'sni.' of Japan, Marshal Foch alao altcudei] the session.' Regarding Ihc Bailie siiualiou, the council Ticard'lhc report of Major Ci-'n, Sir Herbert Goush, of the" Uritjah army. allicJ miliUiry representative in the region. Transfer Conference lo London? PATtlS. SepL morniwg'd speculate on Iho1 liosslbll- lly of peace conference lieing j transferred to London, Lloyrl i (George.-ot Great Ilritnin, Is said lo' j have urged Ihc change, on Iho ground .that his country is the one mosl In-1 [tcresled In the future status of 'thci Turkish empire, the cnn aide rat Ion of which is Hie rrJuclp.il work remain- ing before Ihc conference. Sonic newspapers ntitfclpato a vir-1 luil'diasolullou of the conference the I work of wliicli may be sticccerfci] b.v f ncEOtiallons hr.twccn Ihc different for- cigr. ofliccs. Rumanian Give in VIKNXA, Sept. llud.ipcat dis- patcli sHvg llial a's'a result of Ihe of Ihc Interallied military F slon the Rumanians Imvc. agreed to re- tilnl the malcrhls seized by tlinx in Hungary and nhldc by the decision of clerk lljc mail cjr TVSS crashed'in thp five ineu, pointing Official Statemsnt The folioirirp etatcnieiil was issued lo the Canadian Pres? this rnornlTijr; C. K. train No. 200 (Ocean Limi- ted! left I.ijTia al 12.10 lliis morning. Mail Clerks GoneeHn. Vail- j lean, llfne and Diiniouliii in choree Iul mail car. "Passing In front of Uohco's hotel, i Lcvls, one of the clerks uoticed a man I who JuruncJ io Die. railing of the stdr idoor and who Eat there. Mail clerk 'dirt iioi inlerfeic. tqlieving ihe man to he a tramp steal ing a ride, and not taring to kick hi a] for icar ot Iviiling him on- the Irack. "A llijle further the mail clerk saw 'ii lo Ihe [roes of the inall crew, cndcr- other men jump on the Iraia. He ai_B- j Evidence AgairiM Packers' Com- bine al Week WIIiL'ROlJSE-WRATH-' Item io hold up their at St. Thomas The bandits quickly bound and gagged Hie clerks, then made for the- bags containing the money. At St. the bandUs escaped as; the J- H isr'bellevrd hidden In It is'tboujlit .tlify oiade tor States -bordo'r and were lor Maine. Xo oue .noticed wrong or the train al St. Thomas and il I only at SI. Ignace. Hip neit slop, llial I the conductor of the, train, passlup along the platform of the. slallon, grow 'suspicions I mail can Making-, ftn Jnvesllgallon-.Jie (found ihe five clerks .helpless. One nailed them lo hop off, bin they paid no 'heed anil stood between, the couplings or the mail car and baggage CAT behind. Al Harlaka, where iho train stopped to enable a pushing en- gine to uucouplc'and re I urn1 to Iwo uf (be baniiils cntcrcil the car, held Ihe crew al the point of revolvers and rifled the riall. "ThD robbers were veil wore automobile 'goggle's and spoke Kng-. Ilsh." The stolen money T V as soldiers', pay OF-AMERICAN PEOPLE the clerks. llcrtD, .wtCvsuiferiiiE -i-t-v-ry ifroin nervous shock_ [rpm ,h'is jesiicr- Sept UEUT. DON KeklLLOP, H. C. Appointed lo'.FiM. the Vacancy in Iho'-Toalmaslcrsbip Here 1L REACHES25G ClIIUSTl Tcxus, Sept. Tlic dcnlli loll in Cor- pus Clirisli and ils Vicinity as a of llic liiiiTicnhc" stood :il 2SG -today, according lo repoi'ls from oiillying dislricls. TJio ffpiicrally accepted osli- mnlc is llial Ihe finul figures will reach 500. IRESTREAIY TAIUS. ScpL Ihe chamber o[ deputies today in .the dc- lalc on tbo German peace (innc I.onguct. Tender of the minority Sorlfiltsls. jnl.l llial he and hla (rlcuds scnlea In book and Job offlMs, and ttio ronfcrcncc. dls- csUbHstimcr.t by Oct. 1 of a 44-hour Tilis ls nnl conrinnoii from week, lure licen met by a. (hrrail olllcr fonrcc. Ihe of 152 Vort periodical to Kilspend'publlcalloi] or rtioro Ihclr plan'ti to veslern cities vrhfro (hey will be free or lubc'r "rad- announced yedtenjiy their to arbitrate the question of higher ray. They determined, howercr, to Insist on their demand for shorter hours, rcfuaal of w'nlch metnt a atrllic. WILL. TAX INON ORE -.ST. The Fenalo ll-l nlflil a role -of 38 10 :6 narscd' Hendlien .bill, a tix 61 5 iff ctnl. on Iron ore. Tire bill, 'ti.io house last week. H uls'c STEEL STRIKE .'SET .'FOR MONDAY LOOKS LIKELY fITTSiORO, ttfiL rotornlnf to- diy tnitttrt In toilnectlon with thi rttil. worKiri' ilrlke, ullcd ncKt the llMil frf 'orttnltlni Iron IMurt i hnlnf obtain unfirtnee with ihe Unltrt DM fax tnt only la d to his native country. Tleporln. that the .former crown had escnpcd from Holland he- current. Iftte In June, IL.belnK timorcd-hc had' managed. to .resell German-soil, but It was denied official- In few'days or.'1 lollauil. al he atlll Evidence' that :wilh warrant and buttain.the. Jndiclfnent of the com- binatTon-'blVpacforvknown ai Big Five will be prciented to a grrnd jury "this .weeV, 'United. Stales Attorney.-Ceneml -Palmer annoirnced nere at a conference of slate .and federal officials' call- ed by GovernofSmith to consid- er the cost of MvinQ prgblem. was before In any great "said Mr. Palmer, "so ampje a' collection of data bearing upon.the activities of thit giant as there is When it Is laid before a jury the wrath of the people will compel 3. verdict of conviction. The story will amaze America.'' "Tile federal attorney-general, In dilcusslr.B the high cost of living and. (He activities of the depart.. mer.tr of justice, aaid that, thl campaign would succeed. Posaes-in 'Pursuit Po.sses have and sent to Halifax for soldiers who. are to land them this, week. Money. Inwrid.-. QUEBEC, Sept. was ]'eai-ncd- lhal flie from the. Ocean Limited near Ha rlika early- Itlis moniiug was intended lor of bank emuloyeeB in., towns oMhd maritime two.'Quebec banVsTnad'-JSljiKJO; Ihc TLe.'.amoual-Vas Total'-HauV" Unknown- SepL- much. the bandits succeeded in not heidelfnnincLl for the countryrnrounrt'St. 'totwcltt-Lerls. -Jflarlaha rs about 3S ot- it-'l flcfl of Jhe rohbery by wire and cfforls, luphill. so lhat the tralii Beiicrnlly.tatcs nro now neing made lo force down Uie j about- threc-cinarlers ofAu-UoHri to registered mail wilh-a view-lo' deter- make the trip. -The-liatiillls boarder! mining tbe loss: adyiCCs 'the Ocean Minilcd at MOD! real-- -The reaching Ihc. car con, 'train reacliedLcvis about midniEhLan.l.taincd nmll only, but what value !lhc were able lo eilccl tno llic money and articles in Iho mail irobbco' and escape'entirely in ifio WHS, officials lie re arc as; yet. unable [dark. to any. -m Prcs. Wilson Spikes One Nations League Obiection woulil not vote for the ratification of of force anil TiolenccT Ifiosrf lerniinntin? In the 'fiiat-V M. declared Clrcnt Urlt- lil anil Ihe United Elftlca had not ifikcn .their fair Fliare of the cost of the war. FIc paid he regretted thol general dlsarrnamcnt hail not hccn en ftcleil by Ihe peace conference. M, Longuet provoked a storm ol pro- test when ho described Iho peace ns one of Injustice and violence. IL nhmnrckrali .he said, and marked the advent of a rcacllonary. Utopia, which was more dangerous than Bolshevism. The outburst whlcli. followed this declaration c.imc from all parts of Ihe house and the speaker was unable to pfocecd for 10 minutes. PreaHent Des- Chanel meanwhile culling for order and threatening to suspend the. sit- .M. declared thai (Jus- Wire Aiioriwy-General Lucas of Ontario Asking Opportunity To Heard Indig- nation Is'' being 'expressed throughout Canada the order mUo by Ihc feoftrd of t commerce relalinf lo FiiEnr..' We. want in opportunity of he- Ing heard in the mailer, before any marie.'' Thc'aboVe was.R iclceraphed mps- dcnarlment of ttio aUorntv-Ecneral of. yesler- day from n. M, Trowcrn, ol trie Retail Mcrrhanta' AsjociRllon oi Canada. When .ruicalloncd regarding Uie Jlon: Mr. Lucas remarked: givo Iho retail merchants an appoinlmcnl ,iny ilmo -.and liear whnl Jhcyihave lo aay1-'1 SAX KRAN'CISCO, Sept. :ng in.a stalemcnl to a list of .ques- tions nut lo him by. a San Kranr.lsco league of nations orgaiiiratioiOPresi- ins of six votes io the British Kinniro In the follows: "The coiislcleratlon v-'hlcn led lo 35- signing slV voles lo aelf-go'vcrning norlions of Ihe, Ilritis'h _Bmpire was rtcnl Wilson declared (hat Great Brl- that tlicybave In effect m all but for-, lain could not out-vole the United clsn policies "become autonomous, self-' Slates in the league; lhat foreign Kov-Kovemm? Ihclr policy In all crnments could not, 'under llic I foreign nffaira helng Independent, of covenant, obtain American Irqopsllbo contTol-ot-lhe BriUsh nbroad; that Ihc league would have-h powerful Influcnco'fo'ward of Shantung to Clrn'a: thai the Unit- ed Slates would nol he obligated by Article 10 lo aid Oreal Britain-. In suppressing a revolution -lir IrcTand.l the aftirrantiv and.lhnl under Article 11 Iherc would States. Is. ncce: be created a new forum for. o[ Eelf-dclcrminaticn. 'Mr. Wihon'se renly to Ihe ques- :ind in many respects'dissimilar for It. But il ;is not. Irnc that tbe Kmrlro curi outvote us in the IcagiiQ of nations und. therefore, control the Hcllon of'lne league. In all actions e vote of Ihe United ._______issary and etiulviilenL llic uniled rotfc of Uie several parls ol the, nritlsn olcs ol tlic parts of Ihc'Brlt- lion- "Will yon sfa'te-tbe" iiiiderlvjng Braplre cannol otfscl or consecration which dictaUd an award-l Ihe vole of the Un.lled, lEIales. Uniform Labor Laws 'V i For Whole Domiiiion OTTAWA. Scpl. IS. -Tlic lirjt t'oill-] (al A rcpreaentativo of tbe govern- mittce report of Ihc conference pit- menl'. a tar Xoskc, German rolnliter fense, still bas under arm men. of de- 1ILESIAN INDEPENDENT V BERLIN', !8. of th'e sldorallon Iho Sllesian voted to )nako iVpp' .y -The cammltleo nader con- and I-oww Sit- O'CONNOR IN IAD WITH THE.FARMER! 6N MILK QUESTION TORONTO. Farmers cbmTDenllnic .ed- F. O'Connor's IhT.esL ah Injunction Testrtlnlng Increase In the prlcft.of "O'Connor of.tiie board nf .Ihttmiltc .that he has ralik rtaceu'from demanding, aa in- crsaitd prkc for their product. That but It would (ake-ft than O'Con- iie Is to at an' reprosentBtlve of cm- n rcpresentallTe of tha j ployers; (c) al 12.15 wi9 and cmployccR. was nnanlnioualy adopted by the com- (2) Aa rc9pccts each of thc psov. Tl.c report-oMhe-tommil. (a) ,f :reprtsaBUuM Bovernmtnli (b) A represenlalive'-ol the employers; (e) R repreaentaUril mission. tee on the ntcrt o( the labnr biva of the fedftril and provln rial Kovcrnments vas signed by John n. ShRTi-, A. Milnrd (Irler, Toronto, and n. Thompson, .Caritton Plact, lor Ihe employe: Joe (Mr- man, .Tames Somerrllle. find -JairiM Wlnplnj. lor UVfc, lertleld, and FrMer S. wcrt Ihe third group report lie 01 uniformItj- In the lilts relitlni lo tbe welfare of thote iliulr'al VOrk In tbe prcrflocti of the Dominion W to at- tention ot Iho (orprnmenl Canada and of Ihe several prinlncts "reipc? that Ihls, Bitlonil (rial cnnfcrince iho. follow- InK.ss a means sired, namely. Ihe board, composed An.respccH V'lbB'... nf Iho eniployeps, and that the minion government be requested to ask the government of each of the prbrincea 'to aelect or haye .selected representative IP .reipccl of. the pro- visions abore iel forth. SETS ANOTMId ALTITUpt ,RCCOIID Sept. Major n. W. acbroider, flrlnj a Ldptrn auch- Ine wllh an obwrrc'r, iatUhW4 al- titude at feet: le in offlclal by Capl. Pallerjoii of McCaok iMf-Taw Intrepid perrormanrc, Tr an, altilurff.ol more.- he break j a' worU'l. ;