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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 31, 1924, Winnipeg, Manitoba FORECAST: "Westerly winds and partly cloudy.- Ejn lises. 7.15, sets, 1707 Moon rises, 20.10. Conservatives Will Have Majority of Over 200 in New British House liLY TO BE Ooubtecl Labor Ministry Will Await Formal Defeat in House of Commons LIBERAL Historic Old Party Virtually Faces Extinction as Kesult of Polling LATEST STANDING (Associated Press Cable.) London, Oct. the count- ing all the election returne; with the exception of a fow outstanding returns from the universities and wa.s concluded tonight, the composition of the new house of commons was found to be as follows Conservatives 389 Labor I49 Liberals 40 Independents ....._- 4 Co-operationitjts 5 Constitutionalists 3 Communists 1 Total 600 Membership of the house, CIS. The standing in the old house was as follows: Conservatives -39 Lo.bor Liberals Others Vacant (London Univer- sity I ;E Ministers Fear Disarmament Programme Laid" Down at Geneva'Imperilled 'UNDISTURBED In U.S. Republicans Think Re- sult Will Have Steadying. Effect on, Campaign dlo rit is the startling outcome of tho Srd appeal to the country withm JL The exact figures can- nnl- es anu Scottish 3 the countin_ for another not be (Associalcd Pros? Cablf-1 Paris, Oct. circumspec- tion is being- observed in official circles over the British elections, al- though there is comment among those close to Premier Herriot to the effect that the Conservative victory in Great Britain raises a permanent dyke against the Bolshevik flood. I "The downfall of Ham-say MacDon- aid is regretted by Herriot's closest j ooilaboiators because of fear that not look with in European Debts Collected by Canada By JOHN MoCORMAC (Sprcinl Cable to the Tree ITeFi of, European, .debts have been collected by Canada during- the last two and a. half years This includes cash which .has been :received', from Rumania, with bonds for the balance of- the trade debt owed to Canada since-1919, and about from Greece. The Belgian ambassador today P .C. Larldn. that Belgium will, on January 1. pay which .it still owes the Dominion, and word from France is expected shortlv with regard to the principal of the French debt., which falls due a little later The .remainder of Canada s European debts were .collected from the-British and represented war supplies and food stuffs purchased by the; mother country.- Efforts are now being directed towards obtaining something from. Germany under the Dawes plan, and Canada.may send repi Qsentativea to a con- ference of experts TV hich has been convened in Pans to auange a diviiion of reparations money among claim- ants G, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1924 SI.l Price 5c per Copji; Edition with Comic, lOc. 26 PAGES Victims of Japanese Earthquake Again Rendered Homeless by Fire Oable to Free Press and New York Time Cable (rBY .WILFRID FLESCHER) Copyrighted) fleferendum on Bill 26 Car- ried by Adverse Majorities PROCLAMATION TO COME Result Received Witli Utmost Gratification by Norwood Citizens' Association compound of the palate which destroyed m the earth- to finance the Ire oTtheU homes and this new calamity has wrought gie.it m! among- them That tlieie should be a, dn.sion. ILUIJIIO.! __-. 5-.-1 in favor of division were larger m the olaei portion of the Cathedial c'tj nan Hi Norwood where the de- sue to. separation foi school pui- ijoses was fi-t given voice 4.t tlie mfoption 01 the separation idea Murder Shatters Hope of Peace as long Armistice About to be Signed position was-strong: in the., older LA FOLLETTE pected that I Grant Morden Increased His Majority; Hamar Green- wood Elected the Conseivatives mav n as the British Labor on the disarmament and se- programme laid down at j the same lavoi leadei ctuitj Geneva. In the lobbies of the cham- will decide to forthwith, thus making for Baldwin ministry. Another Alternative however, another aitor- boi the feeling seems, gmeral that, the outcome ot tlie British elections will chang-e the diiection of Fiance's pollcj (Wciul In the Tree Trc'Sl Pans Oct French Con- Iservative and Nationtlist is Ool Gault Capt. MaoDonald, emitting one united biav of ricacule VremlPi Heinot as a lesult of the at Brills! elections, sweeping- victorv which brought a for conservatism. Ool.- A. L. McDonell and Oapt. Holt AU Won Seats i gi that made a -rioss erior Premier Herriot Greater New York Trades and Labor Council Withdraws Support Transfer it to Davis, Being Convinced Senator Cannot Win Election New York, Oct. pOblHUU ".-a r 1 m i-n wards but In a total vote or l.Olo in vvaids one two ind tmee the ma- lontv for sepiiatlon was 863 wh Ie of a total of 821 in the south vvaids, the was but Thus the total vote cast was of vv ch 15-iS favored the bill giving a raa- Joiit.v of and 211 the nega- tive total of 2r end. came from the south Vs a result of this referendum each district St Boniface and will elect two slates of school trustees at the ne-rt annual election Movembei 2S, and these trustees vail be elected at Higc five in each district, thus doing away with the ward si stem of elec tion_ f or school trustees In the leCerendum held yesterday th New Ycrk, Oct din of a murderer'ii pistol echoed Chinatown again todai shatteiing all of immediate peice among to is vvair ors Ihe Chinese consul-geneial. vvi government officials from Washing- ton Oriental merchants fiom distant cities and local tons leadei s had drawn a U-dai aimistice, and wore about to sign it Then the crack ot lapid gim me rattled tie dust} windows of, the little room wheie they delibeiated Gee Lmg, alias Frankie Lee a Hip Sins Ton.rsman, through a neighboring dooiwaj at the air a couple of times shrieked and dlea in the arms of a police detectiv e Lin" a Hip ftins Tongsmna, had taken advantage of the rumored peace, to venture into Dover street, stronghold of tne On to pur- chase foi his chop suey house on Thud avenue of the lower East Side His slajei escaped across the house tops into anothei section of Chinatown before the authorities, Placed With Intention to Kill Peter Veregin, Head of Doukhobors, Now Accepted Theory Statement Made by Chas, Murphy, Gen. Manager C.P.R. Western Lines, After Investigation Says Alarm Clock, With indications of Wiring Attached, and Por- I tion of Battery, Found tCanadian I'refcs Despatch Nelson. B. C, Oct 30 1 hu an infernal machme.'placca undoubtertls with an Intention to kill Peter -in head, of tne Doukhobouib. wbosf life had been threatened lately by tanatics on account his piogrea- sive tendencies, caused the explosion which destrosed the da> coach on the westbound Kettle Vallev train from near Soiron, about 1 Wednesday thus far causing LIU- -.--------P jj. Uit who have twarmed the section dur- nine deaths, is the accepted theory ing the long- war, could sunound. and cahiles Murpnj, seneral minager _ l VVGSteill search the tenement wheie ne met death of as in all voting on school matters financial, none but resident ratcpasers were allowed to vote. The figures' Poll PETER SMITH APPEAL MINERS AT EDMONTON TO BE HEARD MONDAY UNLIKELY TO STRIKE in importance all., other issues of the 'L' POl IS, HUWUV GJ u thought that even the invesUsation street hall street school rink For Against SO 2 244 7 66 112 9? 236. 605 The referendum the line of division between the two (Iisluct? Deposed m BUI 26, provided that the clerk of the citv of St Boni- face sends a report of t -e referendum to the ctork of the executive council Then the act will come into force bv piocltmation In that event, the r nli rno election in Vnv embor will choose the Trial on Other Charges to AwaitjMurdock Says Resistance by Oper-jg Result I ators Would be "Unfair to Public" I towards tlie Berlin Opinion ttll rf 1 i 1 Berlin, Oct AVh.le Be, hn surpiise over the (Continued on pas-i e nl PREMIER KINGxGOING STRAIGHT TO CAPITAL (Cnimdian I Toronto Oct 30 V ppeal on be- nalf of Pelci Smith, foimei prov m- ciU tiM'-uiei. against his convic- tion Cor oncpirao by the crimni- court JUr> and of three veers' irnprsonment couple- 1 with a flue of IbOO.OOO, impobcd i y Chief Justice Meiedlth, will come ba Core the appellate couit m T-lnll on Moncla> M, famith was due also to appeal before the piesent sitting oC the ci minal couit on a numoe ol nwnt would await defeat in the j in' Taunton hhoweci tlial commons, he had in mind undoubt- t .'s rlm last v ear was no i-diy future position in which .it mero in the pan His ma- ruMuh-u the combined vote of, jority is Seely's Defeat a Surprise The defeat oC General Steli Cin.i- I cavalry corps commander clui ing the war, by Captain Hetci Mac- donaW. descendant of Mi John Slacdonald, was a distinct surpnsu. j M.acdonald. who was bol n In Nov l i Scotia, in 1895. was. educalod at Dai housle college and Trinity hall. Oam- bridse. He is a member ot uic ALBERT H. LOB LEFT ESTATE TO omocratic candidate This action was almost come dent that of the povvertiil T ades council, and viituUlj assmes Has No Time to Confer La'Toilette to be elected Is Riven as the reason foi the switch tlva vote agamstj Pieimei Kins tl 1 Coolidge and Davves w noin tuev tnf. Citizens committee gard as enemies of Laboi I No Sensations at Probe (bno.ml I nli-cJ cna-ses OC conspiracy m connect i vUth Ontano sove nment fundi. ImnJled by the Home bank Vs rcc 30 Hie C-pcuil (o the Edmonton Alta Oct declaration of the federal of labor Kon James Mm dock, that the ope-ato ot the Bdmonton district will be unfa.r to the public and all if re in the mines aiound the citj jv re- fusing to sign an asteement as basea on Ihe conciliation board b award received with rolled feelings by the" mine 'ownen. out it was genei- that the opinion of the stiften tl e iesi-t- ally a-.eed rain.ster would of tne miners, and weaken Island of-the opeiators fact the .esult i, of ben rn.be! e Home ban desued b> tae down to 1-a.ve the a Bush mmes to sign up on al the conviction in l> t, terms ot the conciliatioi o NEWS OF m MY of i Washington, Uct Franks Murder and Trial Had No I, placed with in- kiirpeter Veresin cause iisaster near Karron, B.C., now -pled Pag'- I. f Hou Mcighen appeals to v'o-.ors 'of Yale. to support Conservative candidate in roi-thcom- ins 12. resident ratepayers vo'" division ot the school dis- trla, l.y rnjjorlty of 1. Hope of peace ;n New York's Tong v.n-- shattered by pistol shot as arm- isii-M." [-.bout to be ljage 1. Ml-: 11 A. I.. l-'iSllPl- Qt" diC- liculties ut child welfare work in ulti dtfecnvo iltnry Thoriito'n says National ia.nv.-ays vv'iii a show- in.? t'uis s'.-ar aa 1. roal has lo move on Page Six.) VERDICT IN DELORME CASE EXPECTED in which 00 EJorah committee is ,____ into the m inner caiiipaiKrn funds are-.raised (Colillnued. on page clsvenl Effect, Date of Will Shows ASKS SUGGESTIONS FOR SUCCESSOR TO WALLACE Loob vice pies Roebuck company t, and i poition of a dry batteo iou n -et that evidence thc.e i' not much to is to what ciused the s trouble Ihc icof and sides o.. tne car weie blown completely out. but the wheels did not leave Ihe car, the tiack. not damaged In fact the liucks of the -u were latei diawn back to Tanoa on Iheir own s wheel? The ciew of couise. sepa- lated tne other cais from the ouin- t goes to sho-J thaf theT.ie" s'Lu-fed slniultaneouslv vvitn the explosion, and was btaned u, j as tne inside of the cai was seen to be on fiie Immed ately aftei the ex- plosion As pioof ot that theie was some clothing louud on the root 01 _ tne sleeping cir, blov n on to the sleope, bj the foicc of the which clothms was tound to be on fiie It cannot nave sot on tire the explosion There was a fiame, with a piece of 1-ataer attached to it, ot a grip, ve-v oadii tvvMsted, and with ve.v leather found on it. tound 2oO the of the accident and in a north line diiectly opposite tne aceiderr that Is to saj, a.. ilgM s angles to the tiack j The the car and the bmk of tne dcbi is ind 1'ie people we-- ig car. All evidence (Continued iljOOKlNGBACKMRD (From .the Free Press Files.) Fifty Years Ago lease of the Red River feiry, held bi Thomas Jeffeis, expired iiid the government took over the feiry j, until the close of the couple drunks got r but the place was so cold the chief had to let them gro J Forty-five Years i A. C. Harvey, a farmer residr ing at Long- Lake Poplai Point m- serted a card of thanks to Messrs, -j Tavloi, Jas Cook. Tames McKelver. Edward Donald Brucp. and otheis, foi saving his liouso from a praine nre while he attcndms court m Winnipeg ii APPEAL AGAINST Pass agieement freight i a f'lflW'VlPTTON1 in A. I lllijVTv iiwii Ted Norwood. Weil-Known Writer, Kil'ed Hunting 1Counsei Submit Evidence Did Not Justify Verdict (Can >-inn Trrss Ptspntrh 1 Halifax NS, Oct Noi- wood onlj, son of Rev Norwood pastor Bi Robert the Memoual OveibrooU i nt. I 'Nmy ell tor live houis, Ottawa, Oct 3 the piemis.-.s rcseived in the Demonsifation against dictator of Sualn !u wholesale arrests. Page 1. Premier King indirectly Wlnnlpeggera he cannot stop over. Vase 1. Ramsay .MacDonald is blamed for Taken to Empire Conference! strong ex- ception vv-as taken bv manv of those attending the last Imperial confei encc to the fact that it was not called to function as a cabinet, but a defeat of Labor 3. Russians in Paris to protest re- frank 'discussion cognition of 2. i the British Empiie, The Pas Dog derby likely to be run 1 strongly emphasised early in 19. i Mackenzie King.-.cap.. Canadian candidates did well in i dressed a British 1. merely as a conference, for full and 'of the aft'aiis of ax a point by Premiei ad- a'ancl.c of bricks ics wiicn I hem beneath an to recover'.-il though four were taken to hospital- Tho cause of tho outbiean. ifa un- Privilege Withdrawn Port Arthur Ont-, Oct 30 nriv of smoking in str K lo be withdiuvii bcejuse smokeis -p sin-o -it Was granted 10 cover insisted on extending it 0. was supreme couit of Canada nere todar in tne case of th2 Canadian Cider of Chosen mends against the local gove.nmcnt hoard ana Ihe town of Saskatchewan Humboldt Tho town had been in financial difficulties, and the local government board had made an o der purport- aniKlian Montreal Oct 30 istls rovei' j lions, ot InimoralUi in jMontieals eo end veir pioduccil at todav s sessii of Ihc-'inquiry into clmiges thn cltv police M- Justice Codeir. in-vesligallng Commissioner stated he would lo the attention the federal depi-tmont of imm.giat in the evidence pioduced. Most of Ihe evidence adduced todav disclosed he activities ot foielgneis. who fatten on the proceed- of prostitution evidence wis given b> Detective that thieves weie allowed to escape tie consequences of the i crimes because thej g-ave police -n- oa, j formation which led to Ue recove i i of 3tolen goods and also the arrest o', other rlmlnals. _______ Ing to adjust, the aftaus of the tovvn The Orde- of Chosen rricnds hold- The ln (jebPntuies of the town and be-j n -street cais dissatisfied -vith the order ap- Conv'ict at Provincial CrM, Jail at Regina ESCapeSlJV0eUlevidenc1caastib0rnlttecl "t the ________ I did not 3u-.tilN__3_couvlction OCBAN STBt'MSHirs nj. after he had been tound gulltv the assize couit of coiruptlv. cepHng monetirv inducement to de- fraud the tr'al Sentenced to 15 Years for Embezzlement. Putnam, Conn Forty Years Ago 1 he public meeting called bv tho mavor of Brandon to discuss vvav communication to fhe "-oiitji lai gel j-attended Cliffe and Christie were dele- Kates to attend the Pilot Mound meeting lo be held on Ivovemoer i Manitoba colloge lesumed vvorx Thirty Years Ago 1894 j The -rteds defeated tho St John, t learn ac football, 8-0, Imc-up Mod.- k Hargrive, Stevenson Bunn Pern. PulUr. llammon D.M; J j Deroonstration gainst Dictator of Spain Results in Wholesale Labor Candidate Knocked Out Of Running On Second Count (Canadian I'rcsit, Despatch.) Edmonton, Alta., Oct. 3D. H. M. Bartholomew. Labor candidate in the "ecent byelection for the Alberta Issislature. was knocked out of the mining on ,Uie completion of the second count toaigbt. the vote stand- Henry, Liberal, Evving, Conservative 4 and Bartholo- mew, (Special Cahlc to the Irce I'ros 1 Madrid, Oct. most formid- able demonstration of leaders in Spanish politics and culture against the dictatorship of Primo Do Pllvera ended tonight Inwholesale arrests ot-j some of the best known figures Spepches violertl; attacking the tj.anny of Dictator Be Rivera acre niaue declaring the present regime was displacing fcpam bcfoie the C'% ''1'" the police broke lilg pcalea against .t on giound of lae'c ot jurisdiction of the local boaru to the court of appeal on the giound I that thej had no jurisdiction to hear the appeal ot the Chosen Friends I from tho order of the local gov ern- mcnt board dismissed tne case T New High by Ogilvies j 1 Features Montreal Trading] (Canadian I'resn Fort Ont.. Oct inspections at Innipeg for Jlondaj Regina, Sask., t, Oct 30-Biushm; past a and pu'.hms a fellow IJU.OI. convict flank Jesson of bum, escaped fiom the piovimial ja.il tonighc choic gang Arr.v Rons ikons- New Conn. Oct 30 Harold Gllpatuc former statp tieas- Putnam was penitentiaiv todaj He received five veaus on each ot three counts to run consecutively and a Tear and a day on all the remaining counts to lun a. total of fifteen years. an.. keted, prices oata 19 to 20-cents. Twenty Years Ago To_day-1904_ leaving the build-ns o- in eveni tf task nen Jesso wo.s. passing :S i completed eluding Gen. Berenjuor. rormer eriior Morocco: former Minister of Belgium to Pay Debt to i War Alcata Samora, General Sabaria, and other political chiefs. All exiled leaders ot in TWO MonthSj opinion, notably. BU-.CO Ibancz i er fo mer vi 'this moment alonK the con idol When the suaru" the door to let I tho ging out, Fesson without a. mo- ment 9 hesitation knocked the convict m the doorvvav and vanished Tnm is Ine mans becond escape from ctistodv localb_________ DATHEB REPOKC follotiini? 's tlie -vcather -eport Says Will Make as Good Showing This Year as inspections at urnnipes 1K-u'd C-om wimitprK vleteoroloc.cal Oct fT. her, todav set a _ high level for the number oC 45 cars inspected there oemg' 2.S30 cars so Beroneucr foi bade them to proceed j declaring he w_as the highest: .ank- officer in the iih armv The tlall ing ULJLIUCt 1" _. police paid no attention to him and continued to make arrests amid he tumult, vvLile cries of Long live the l republic. and Long live liberlj in form- Spam, started up for Geneial Beienguei of all grades msoejtPd The former high figure was touched on Oet 30 1922, with cais inspected Establishes Game Preserve Port Arthur, Ont.. Oct On- tario government order- In-council establishes a game preserve where ail hunt'ng ,s foroldden of all territorj on the lakeside of the Canadian Paci- _ _ 23 fie railwav between Port Arthui and} Montreal distance of 129 miles iiximum wir tne pr-cedins 12 ncurs mln'mum 4S, barometc-, J29 49 wmd at 6 TI les per liour r.a'n ng. -n-th has f th i- Sound Tororito 48 36 40 "54- in many ror "ern Al TKVWFOII P Rupert ctorla Vancouver ICa-niloops 13 49 44 30 _ CO so 54 Edmonton 43 Bfl-itip'ord :S P 36 Notorious Dancing Halls tnat of last veil to anv extent In 1921 the Canadian Na- tional lailvvajs howed a net surplus on opeiation of approximatelv baved 52 bOO.OQO, thus had a surplus ov PI tne same mont i ot last year of JSOO.OOO Tnls saving was paected out ot tiinEportition expenses When 3. question of .eduction 'n expenses is. mentioned theie nati. in ally auses m minds of a certa tlon of the public. feeling that pos- gaving wts. effff.ten at y on puge eleven) and flnallv of the prefecture with of taxicaos containing ove lovsnent was tfiu-- r it-vcast temporal m.
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