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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME LETHBRIDGE. FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1920 NUMBER 219 Denies the Charge jllow Inland Cooler Noi Strong Enough to Hold Bootlegger Frocj Saskatchewan JTO' AVN COUNCILLOR'S CAR j IS USED FOR FLIGHT Rum BOW I.SLANp) AUD- 27: running id sixes isn't confined to ihe Crow's Nest Pass Island. learned Thureday afternoon, nn exciting couple of hsurc: During the fifternocn the pro- vincial constabfe ctatlon-iJ here saw a car witii a Saskatchewan license on the streets; He became auspicious and held up the driver of fcfie revealed sev- eral esses of and an ar- resi immediately followed; The whose right name Is not available to your cor- respondent, was put In the town jail, and his trial set for the even- ing! During the Interval the boot- legger found the jail to .be any- thing b'jt a safe pEacc of Incar- ceration, so he kicked the off the side of the calaboose, walk- out and down the street to where his car was standing. He tried to crank the car, but the wtly cop bad removed the spark plugs and was But that didn't deter this boot- :4gger. He just walked on a few yards to where Town Councillor Swennumson's big car was stand- Ing, hopped In and away he went. He hasn't beifn seen nor heard. of since. Councillor Swennumson wants his car back, the town lock- Up looks live a seive, and the cadi Is still waiting at the court to try his turn-running1 prisoner from Saskatchewan. Whether the price of the confiscated booze will cover the damage the authorities re- fuse io state. Probably it would1 at bootleg prices. go to Senate i Montreal Millers-Foresee Price' Decline Within a Couple j of Months PRESENT BREAD PRICE j- ON WHEAT AT S3.15J" George Ijuisbnrjri editor of the British Lal.nr Herald! who catCKorienlly denies tbat the Russian Sorlel'.Gov- eraineat controlled the policy of his paper, through financial assistance. Monster Ditch In Southwest Colorado River Basin Project Would Carry Water To Miles Boy Bandits Had., DENVESl, ATIe. atic development of square miles In the Colorado river basin and cotiatnisilon o? tlirep mountain -rora the ranin topics before the governors and oQclala o( ixjutbvestcru states here, '1'he Colorado river area reclama. Uad project was brought beforS tlie sjossloii by Gcorgo M. Buft, an engl- iUGci: of tbeJDenTer Water Coramls- flan. He said the urea concerned ID- eluded: A'riaona, nquarc Imileut Cqlo_railo, stiuare miles; I New Mexico, sjiiare square oiliest Neva- da, stjtiare- miles; California, square Republic- of Mexico, square miles; -Fitly per :the acres ot water flow originates in Col- orado, he but little effort lias expended toward its utiliratfou for jiOM'er or irrigation. MONTHKAU Aug. la u distinct possibility Dial within the uext month, ur so following llie bis wHeat crop In the west, ami Ui5 re- sumption of competitive dealing by the millers that the price of Hour will decrease and be followed hy a drop in the price of tread. Already, It is cafd ty representatives of the leading j milling interests, there had been ;i drop in the, market price of Xo. 1 northern, which is the standard wheat for'fiour purposes. When the wheat board goes out of existence, it is expected that the big millers will return to their old com- petitive systems of btlyfng and soil- ing and the 'expectation is that in the course of time this will result in it reduction in the coat of flour ami bread to the ullimate consumer- As to just when this will.lake place the millers were not inclined to predict, since they are confronted with the problem of -buying wheat and selling its products, but it was intimated that within a short time there might be Poland Will Make Strategic Position Sure; Then Sign Peace CIRCUS LIONESS CLA WS SCALP FROM DAKOTA BOY I BEACH, N.D., Aug. years old, had his scalp nearly lorn from his'head arut his body cu; by claws of a lioness al a carnival here yesterday. He .was taken tc a hospital at Dickinson last night and more than fifty stitches were taken in the head, back, arms and chest.'He IB expected to recover. He crawled under the animal tent at noon while the attendants were, at lunch and got too close to the lion's cage. The lioness reached out arid while holding him with one paw, him with the otherv Two shots.were fired before she released her hold. 1 Good Advice Given By French of Bolshevik At- tacking Army Put Out of Business Gen. Weygand Says Warsaw Now Safe. Sir Richard Laic, Lieut-Governor ot 'who may be sum- moned to tbo Senate. Shelter By-Law Is PasM With One Vote Margin Only Had Narrow Sol- icitor .Called on to Decide (he Issue MSweeney Enters Fifteenth Day of His Hunger Strike May Live Another Week If Lungs Hold and Irish' Executive Not of One Opinion on Policy to Be Pursued in Goes to See Lloyd George. developments that would ease" the! Letlibrldgs will nave it new Chil- dren's Shelter, to replace t3ic pres- ent structure, which Is situated in vcrv unsuitable surroundings, us a re 'Oil the j sutt-of Thursday's voting winner s Iti] a U on 'for the bread 1 But the bylaw came BO close to be H was slated by a leading milling that Cilv Clerk Don; expert who has jusl rcturaed'-troui j ing a created teat City Clerk Donald Duff, returning officer, had to consult f r rviurjjiug tiuicur, nau to consu tour or the west, that present Cilv, solicitor Dai I before he woul re this mining. Tt if e Sox Head Were Arrested on Rob- bery Had Shot .Policeman CHICAGO, Aug. 127. Confession of m plan to shoot Charles A. Comiskey, baseball and the office fdrcc Bnd police guard at the Wftito Kox Vmsehalj. .park hox offlcn, HcptemLer 16, was maile to the police by 1 fcoy were r.rrested yes- terday in an ftt templed robbery ol payroll of Wilson and Co., Btockyttrds pacXers. According to the police, the three that they intended to rob the gate receipts of the game 1C when they figured "Babe" Entli would draw- a record- the wheat board which Ihe had practically controlled prices; both for1 the buying of wlitat and. Ihc! selliiig ot its producls. The wheat board, it'was stated, NO ROLLING MILL1 FOR NICKEL COMPANY SCDBURY, Out.. Aug. L. Agnow. of the Inter- nftlfonal Xickel company, said yester- day that '.here was nothing in the re- port published :i few days ago that a threiMTilllion-dolhir rolling plant wili be- established by the nickel company at Copper Cliff or Port Col- This project had been mooted for some time, -he said, owing to the inconvenience which "tho company had sustained from .having to send the metal to Dustbins "mills at Bayoune, X.J., lo undergo the rolling process, inil it was considered that the con- struction of such a plarjt in Canada, especially in the Sudbury district, at the present time would be impractic- able. ATE BAD MIXTURE breaking attendance. They said they also planned "to shoot Iho witnesses. .James one of the trio, was Identiflod.at the state atlornoy's oftlci: B3 a msmner of- tho gang that shot and killed 'Detective Sergeant Frank McGntrk recently while the detective was defending a local plant against a robbers' raid. YOUNG BOY DIES WINDSOR.-Aug. Allen, aged C, whose home Is In Wnlkeryille.'dled -yesterday nt .septic poisoning after three'- days' illness as a result of. ing u rnixture ot ice green grapes. o -j Ireland Reaps a Whirlwind i _ Britishers Want Free Trade ff Hobhouse Talks In Ottawa ld LONDON, Aug. MacSwneney, lord mayor of Coi-k, tpday began the fifteenth day of his hunger strike in much the .same condition as yesterday. He' was weak this morning but was conscious and able to speak a little. It was said Msyor McSweeney might live another week if his lungs have not been attacked as a resuit cf a previous illness. Belfast Quiet Again as was a section of the fire brigade which was summoned for an incen- diary nre. A few minutes after (he fire started the wiiole block o( 'build- ings wag a seething mass of. flames. There was much Cabinet Split LONDON', Aug. The Evening PARIS, Aug. 27.-The foreign mln- listry announced today that France hail counselled Poland lo attain Iho best strategical military position poss- ible until peace Is signed, regardless of her ethnographical (rentier, be cause the military situation will In- fluence the- terras. Prance lias advised Polan3, however, to withdraw ber armies within the Polish frontier upon the signing of peace, tho forelgc- office added. Eighty tbousand Russian soviet sol- dlers have been captured in Poland; Ihlrty thousand interned In East Prussia and forty thousand tilled, ac- cording to the latest report received from' the French mission in Poland. Warsaw Now Safe PAP.IS, Aug. reaction against Polish armies aloag tho front east ot Warsaw is not eipeeted, at least for the present by General Wey- gand, who Is credited with having dir- ected the defense of the Polish, cap- ital and hurled the soviet armies back from that city, according to the War saw correspondent of the Petit Paris ien. Oeneral Weygand Is quoted as paving the should not advance too far eastward but should entrench themselves aloag a line that can be; easily held, so that they may be able to resist any effort on the part ol soviet Russia overwhelming as withdrawn from the streets, spe- vrouhl goJ out of existence on l 31, and'then the business will return! its n.or.ninl conditions, as in pre-j war times, the big milling firms buy-, :ng in and selling iji the! same way, with no fixed prices beyond market, quotations. Winnipeg -Predicts Drop WINNIPEG, Aug. the start ot th'e fall movement of the 1920 crnp and tho resumption of competi- tive dealing by millers, it is said to- day ou. good authority, according to a local paper that there will bo a drop in. the price flour and aiso In tho price of bran and shorts. One prominent miller said that tne drop In the prlco of flour would be fl.50 a barrel at least. It was likely to take effect soon, probably next week, or the following, ho intimated, j for Asainst Mr. Ball. e !s the .vote: I cial constables patrolling the thor- NorLli. Soutli. Total. onghfares, ,0 S9 OS 45. _ 124 Totals 22 Spoiled ballots none. According to The city. charter, money bylaws require two-third! ot the tolal number of. votes cast in. order to pass. Two-thirds of the vote east amounts to m 1-3, sa thai flic: 98 votes in favor of the new building made just 2-3 of a vote over the required num- ber." This is tho vlosest any bylaw has come to being defeated in. bridge lor a long time. The people of North Lethbridge, while few of them voted, gave a majority of four against the bylaw. New fct Is The price of flour per barrel now 514-30. The price of bran and shorts, it was said, would drop from f to 57.00 a ton, Hay Affffect Milk Price .One miller said that the expected drop In the price bran anil shorts would he a boon to Iho livestock and milk producing industries. He de- clared that he could .not see any excuse for the proposed increase In the price of milk as feed was likely to ho much cheaper than last year. Besides the drop in price of bran nitd shorts, he said, there seemed to bo an abund-j ancc of hay which could be purchased now for per Ion. Last year as high as ?M.OO a ton was paid by his firm. Flour Drops SAN FRANCISCO, Auj. 27.-A drop of forty cents in the wholesale price of a barrel o[ (lour was announced by the wheat exchange. D. R. Hunt Sells Irrigated Wheat Which Weighs 64 Pounds To Bushel' OTTAWA, Aug. no Individual or in Trftland now can rldo the whirl- wind which baa been stirred up there, and fcrinfj order and Retllerl government lo that unhappy country, Iho opinion of Right Uoii- Sir Charles Hobhouse, Jioal- raaslersonDrn! to the Astjnith gov- ernment from 1314 lo 1915, and member of-parliament for Bristol from 1900 until tho Liberal debaclo In 191S. Sir "Charles is staying hero for.a fow days on his way back lo England. Ho has making an axh'ftuatlYa examinat- ion of ths Immense of land in Southern Alberta which is bo- ing developed by the Canada Land and Irrigation company, of which is president. Irish Out of Hand Tho lilph. people wcro 30 com- out of hand now that it 'c a very wlao man who could predict what the end would bring forth, so chaotic were tho conditions Ihuro, Sir Charles said, lie did not hold out much hope for Iho conference ot moderates fs being held now in Dublin, so.long as the extremist remained outside. The problem was too deep ed to be- settled In this way. Mefghen Policy Wrong Sir V h ah owed tba t he was keenly interested In the state- ment ot policy recently enunciat- ed hy Premier Meighen, but he thought that In supporting such principles, the government was riding for a fall In tho next dec- tfon. Ho showed his firm belief in free trade (n England when he stated with "The war has taught the Eng- lish people that high prices'are the results of restricted Imports. A Urlft means restricted imports. They want no v.'hcat was delivered at (he Taylor Milling and Elevator Co, here on Thursday. This was the first of the new crop delivered In Lethbridge. H was irrigated wheat, and D. R. Hunt, who farms five miles east of the city, was the grower. The crop rur.s around 35 bushels to the acre and the load delivered yesterday graded No. 1 weighed 64 the bushel. This is the beit wheat of this year's crop reported its yet from 'any Southern Atberfa point. ONTARIO FARMER HAS 30-BUSHEL ,WHEAT YIELD Ont., Aug. John A. CVnneron ot Harwich town- ship, completed Iris wheat threshing yeetenlay and had from {ho machine 3.KJO bushels. 'This is Iho product of 10-j Hcres, representing a yield of ov.-r thirty busliels to the Here. Last night's casualties included one on killed and .a considerable num- acr wounded. The militia hart to fire Into Newton- where snipers fired on tho soldiers in the .darkness. Enormous damage was dono' by fires, of which there were twenty be- tween 6, o'clock last "evening aud OO this morning. Belfast Rioting Fierce BELFAST, Aug. could not tie This was the descrip- tion given by high police officials of the conditions in Belfast tonight. At S o'clock the riots had extended to Grosvcnor Road, a long thorough- Tare, running from the heart, of the city to the falls, where two spirit stores were raided. The military were obliged, to disperse the rioters. Kioting oMho fiercest nature began at the city end of Uallymacarett about six o'clock this evening In Vulcan street and immediate vicinity.. Many werp Injured among the rival fac tions. Later the trouble extended to Neirlonards, 13 miles from Belfast, In volving the shipyards workers. Tonight's rioting began in the falls district of West Belfast, the scene of the deadliest fighting In the July ills- turbanccs. it started with revolver firing near the Kashmir Iload, of evil memories. Albert street, in the falls area, situated in the populous mill locality, mainly Inhabited -by Nation- nlists, hecama the now storm cen tcr. During the trouble an armored car appeared and fired on the rioters, number of whom were lakcii to hos- pitals suffering from machine gun wounds. Crowds of shipyard workers ap- peared from the side streets waring Union Jacks. Military, Are Cheered The military was heartily cheered, Standard's Dublin correspondent says: "Divisions of opinion between the Irish executive uisd the cabinet have reached an acule stage, culminating n Sir llamar Greenwood's visit to I Premier Lloyii George, at Lucerne.! The viceroy's position as well as thai I of the responsible members ot the! executive is iu the balance nnd It isj said here that the next few days will ng definite announcement, ot a mure liberal policy in Ireland, or- re- forces against them In the future. British Consider Note LONDON, soviet ply to the note of Arthur J. Balfour, lord president of the council, signify- ing willingness. the Russian soviet government to withdraw the in th'e Kussian peace terms' to Poland concerning the array of Polish work- men, is under consideration by the ?38, fent lo Premier circi. govenn'ciu al present by Great Britain. Fight for Brest Litovsk LONDON', Aug. Poles and present crisis, but Uic situation lias been ripening for months. "Viscouut French antl his counsel- lors Jraukly oppose the policy of dras- tic repression and, while fully prepar- ed to enforce law and order, they hold that conciliatory measures sjioilld im- mediately given a moro particular form than hitherto. Whllo Sir Hamar Greenwood sympathized with their views and is prepared to support it. he feels that his share' in administration must necessarily, tnlco its directions from the cabinet.1' Breaking Sugar Selling as Low as 18 Cents While Refiners Are., Asking 22 [lay, received here by wireless In the Lemberg sector violent Dglitlrig is continuing with fluctuating results, the statement adds. Bolshevik Outrage BUDAPEST, Aug. Ktt- vacs, of the Hungarian Red Cross, who was cent to Poland to facilitate the repatriation of Hungarian ivar prisoners from Russia, was captured and shot by- the Bolshevik near I'io-, kirov, according to a repurt received from the Hungarian ambassador at Warsaw. The ministry of foreign af- fairs will demand reparation from llio soviet government, Soviet General Fired WARSAW, Aug. Tnch- atchewsM, known as the soviet "Napo- has been relieved of his post as commander-fn-chlet of the Rotshe- vik army on the Polish front becausa of his failure (o take Warsaw, accord ing to.information given to the press here. Leon .Trotsky, Bolshevik min- ister of war and marine, lias personal- ly taken command of. the army, it is reported by Bolshevik officers ivlio have been taken prisoners. Canuck Officers on ISofh 6c- Likely Coming in October OTTAWA, .Aug. department of tho naval services is making an effort to obtain a limited number ot ratings to the new ships which the Mother Coun-i-X try has presented to Canada and 4- bring them lo this country. .Men with experience are desired nnd when oh-' talned they will bo sent lo Aa far as the officers of the new ships j are concerned, it is understood thai two-thirds ot them will bo Canadians, nnd it staled that bolh the destroy- ers will bo commanded by Canadians. The cruiser will, for the time ho under Jhe command of an exper- ienced .British naval officer. The _ Hired probably will sail for i L'armda, Ki Csiotiw. J ft CATSTEP ArJD CAMEL WALK DANCKS ARE TABOOED NBW YORK. Aug. "caUtep" and tho "camel two ot the most advanc- ed variations of the modern dance, both were tabooed yes- terday Iu a resolution unani- mously adopted by tho (Ameri- can National Association of Masters of Dancing In conven- tion here. THE "WESLEYAN" NEW YORK, Aug. leading (lancing masters of Canada and tho United" Stales In convention here, have evolv- ed n slow grateful slep which they have named "The Wcs- leyan." They announced this morning that hoped it might receive tho approval of the Methodist clvjrch. the anti- dancing edict of the con- vention has dep'ored each day if. "has been In session. ,-t fj ffff 44. .J >t .J MONTREAL, Aug. 27.-Local brok- ers who seem to have he.-.ty stocks, were yesterday offering tho best gran- ulated sugar to wholesalers at IS cents a pound in lots up to one thous- and containing 100 pounds each, while refiners were quoting net u hundred for the same grade. It was explained that the brokers have been holding heavy stocks for higher prices, bn'- In view ot tho outlook for a de- are anxious to unload. It was paid that some of the stocks ac- cumulated by brokers had been bought as low as 15 fo 10 cents. Vancouver And Her Industries Arc Thoroughly Investigat- ed by The Editors VANCOUVER, Aug. Iwo days of entertainment In Ihls city, during which tho opportunity was provided them of witnessing logging and lumbering operations In forest and mill, and of Inspecting the big fishing plants, Ihe members of the Imperial party, left this morning for Victoria, where they will remain until Sunday, when they return to "Vancouver, en route lo tho cast over tho Canadian National Railway, The civic banquet last night to the vlalling delegates proved a fitting climax to the two days of sight-seeing and goodfellowshlp which their visit occasioned. ot tho speeches breathed a spirit of thoughtful Imper- patriotism and service. I At Vlclorla this evening lion. J. W. Karris, attorney-general act- Ing premier, will officially welcome I the dclOKates'io Hrltlah Colu ASK DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO SUPPORT FEDERATION BODY HAMILTON, Ont., Aug. the concluding session of the annual con- ventions of the Canadian Federation of Labor, It was decided to hold the1 next convention In Montreal. The opinion W33 expressed that a! tliis Is the'only national organization of the kind in the Dominion, tho Can- adian Federation of Labor should supported by the federal department flu prlco to 22 cenls a pound. WINNIPEG STREET CAR MEN NOW IN O.B.U. WINNIPKO, Aug. The Winni- peg street railwaymen's union has ceased lo exist as an independent or- canizallon. 'At two sessions held yes- terday the tarmcii registered a solid voto for direct affiliation with the Ono Uig Vjnlon. The organization w.ill be cjal position, according to the repovV the auditors. CORRESPONDENT WAS -A MILLIONAIRE FOR A DAY known as the Street Unit of tho 0. U. Itallwaymen's NEW CROP WILL SEND BREAD DOWN MONTRKAL, Aug. was staled by a leading mill- ing expert here today that when (he new western crop starts moving, a new price list for flour and other, products would likely bo issued, with a probable downward (rend in the cost of bread lo the con- sumer. SEBASTOPOL, Aug. million Don roubles were purchas- ed for here today by-the cor- respondent, but afterward he paid sixty thousand roubles for a ten thousand more for a short cab ride and at the close of the day was a bankrupt millionaire, Crimea is En an unhappy situa- tion. It has twenty-four billion of roubles, but no real money. BIG FIRES IN RUSSIA STOCKHOLM. AUK. 'JS.-iA dispatch to the Tldnlengcn from Helslngfors. Finland, says terrible fires are rag- ing In Flnssia, Entire (owns and. vil- lages have been bifrncd. In Volegh province alone 600 houses have been destroyed and ISO persons have per- ished, Tuns ot thousands of acres of forest lands in the JIoscow district lira In flames, and enormous peat togs are burning in tho government ot Vladi- mir, x' ;