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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FINALS FOURTEEN VOLUME MIL FIRST SECTION ALBERTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1920 FIRST SECTION NUMBER 286 At Fernie Scene Of Big Rtinipm Labor Speaker Refused Place On Platform, Cause of Turmoil. 1 BIG CROWD THERE; NO SPEECHES HEARD (Special to Tho Herald) C., Nov. broke loose and rolled "brer the whole theatre at "the Grand here tonight, when the mass meeting in the Interest o' the candidature of Sherwood Herch- Tuur was opened. .Major G. G. Moffatt took Iho chair ana announced that Jlr. Hcrchmer. had Invited both of his op- ponents-to be''on the platform and on their, own behalf. Unfor- Uplill was unable to be so Mr. Fisher-Vas thc-only caudidatc'tb appear besides Mr. Herch- nicr. lie announced that Dr. Eonnell, be the last speaker and that be the first lint iii. this case-the., chairman proposed but the meeting .composed largely of nuuers :and; other workmen, disposed .-.rThey at 'first, asked laal SaVgeanl Bray of Winnipeg bo allowed a place on the programme to represent Mr. Uphill who .was absent. To this Mr. objected and .said .that .-whilo.'be "was "on they iiqt-.slaad on it "with him. Then .bedlam' broke hoots -and yells irdm'iihejgallery grew into a tho'chauinan stood by Mr. Herchmer'-and'refused- to-allow Bray 'tried to speak i'-ttut'tho gallery would not permit-it. Fmally.'FisKer Said that :he had been >m'- the. province twelve or -thirteen .years he ;had ;riever 'any a fbrnv-This cheers further .-with his npiitfcalltaik; finally, w.orked Jiim-. "'self In, front1 of..the .stago 'an d briefly, hut even', he ipquld not-cpmina'nd .silence and-hs eyacuat'-; cd'.hls position of vantage; said: he would noC permit Bray, to Chairman Moffatt said that he would adjourn the-meeting. The big; crowd stood up, and someone started tlie Nat- .ional Anthem: The crowd wont 'slow- and the.first political for; local speakers came; 16; end. Some the gallery kept up a running fire about having been at the front -while'" some others wcfo smok- ing'cigars and drinking wine. He was the.most. Insistent of aU tha dislurb- era nhd'k'ept calling for Comrade Bray A- policeman was called; in and undertook' to quiet 'one of- the but '-while en- gaged at that, others broke loose with hoots and one of trying to put out a great prairie.lire with one wet blanket. At-this writing Sergeant Bray is, speaking to'a largo crowd excited miners on the street, thus demonstrating while hu could not have'the first word inside ho would have the. last one outside.- SANTA CtAUS PARADE; TEMPTED CHILDREN AWAY FROM HOME; ONE DIES .FROM. FROST BITE MONTREAL, Nor, .lo.-r Hivlne lost their ifter. viewing a SanU ClauB parade here; Saturday, Joseph and-.LucIea AsBelln, aged 7 and 9 respectively, wandered about until. were ...eihauaied and were found: early "yesterday under a doorstep. .Joseph -jl led later in the hospital from frost bites white Lucien Is condition; but will recover. ARE COMING TO IT in Sfei Joseph's Neva-Press. Working .Forces in. Various Montana Mines arc Cut Down U.S. RAILROADS' LAYING" OFF HANDS To Ask Meighen New Coal midlEoke Prices KELSON, Nov. Associated Triide of Eastern Brit- ish Columbia tojay wired I'reaiier Meigheu..iiskln8 for; an inquiry into the "reasons for the recent advance In.coal.'aid coto.prices, .and (or the Buspecslou'oi'Coal-'Commissioner order [fending Hie ren- dering pf .the decision. It is alleged that thejadvahce adds 50 .cents to smelting coats at the Trail smelter- t IS IRELAND TO HAVE PEACE? Nov. to the Daily, Mall's Dublin correspond- ent, there is a general talk of peace conciliation in Ireland. He declares the power of the Sinn Feitt extremists is broken and that extreme Sinn TelnisnTtn, no longer popular; that the moderates aro'again being listened .to and that-the country Is ripe lor a settlement. Lloyd George Favors O .--'.'.I.'' Resumption of Trade With Soviet Russia lli.-rKeprcsen- tho. Russian trade dele- gation in.J-ondon, headed by nld Krassin, in conference yesterday with tlie cabinet discuss-. preliminaries for. possible trade' with soviet Russia, Some progress was made, but it stated there la a; sharp Wrangel.Got Out of Sebastapool Before they Reached the City f New YoHc'Baptist Divine Ac- cepts Challenge to Repeat His Attack on Dane ing at Montreal Nov. IC.-Rev. Dr. John Strallon, pastor of tho Cal- vary Ilaptlst church, New -York, a bugo audience hfero last, night lu continuation, of hta carapatgi! against tho modern dauco Avlilch ho began fiomo time ago; in. New York, ills visit liore is the result of tlie threat of the Montreal (lancing masters to sue lilm for. unless tlo retract- ctl tho denunciation ho then made, especially ,in regard to the two named alter Jolm and diaries Wesley. lie gave it. as hla view that dancing, even parlor dancing, WAS .wrong, EinO should not be com- promised wUlr by tho church. AS to'tlio (hrcat of a. stilt of action for ho ITioiight'U liunioroiis that anyone uhoiiui sup- pose liiat any'iclergyman should bo possessed of 'that alnouiit. Sir. Str.itlon suggested there better way's of earning n liv- inj! "In tji'o tromendous- thnea In '.which wo' live" tli.ln .for. grown men their ctronglh and talents to teach people to bunny' hug and turkey trot canter like -a cat." -YOJlkj' forth'er f curtail-, ment of production recetyed'irom seT- eral points jn, tho" States', this mo'ming'Wdi'cates.'itiiat'tnB' industivlal first'was yegistered. in textile manuractu'res, to spread.', Statements from1 representatives; of plants.today. the effect 'there Is-a probability .th'al'E'qme "mllls-now working on ha closed dowii-entirely'in'tiie near 'future. Montana today tell of tho cutting down of the working force's In various mines'-while Philadelphia d IspaU h en state .that' the Pe'nns yl van la Bailroad is still laying tho rate of Since the'end of .October, there has-been a total net reduction em- .ployees'bf tuis'aysterii. ,'Fnrtber cur- tailment of. iirqd'uctlon :by New Eng- land textile estabilsbments are report- ed, whlld factories Burning out olh'er lines of merchandise liavo also within recent days been compelled to cut lown the workjng hours of lay oil the bands. The curtailment of production has even hit food'products, several Kansas flour-mills having reduced Lheir output because other.mills, using Canadian wheat which they were in a position to 'secure; nt a'lower price vrero ablo. to. undersell :them. Tho court of industrial relations is now holding an inquiry Into the curtailment by the Kansas mills which are report- ed .to be running at only about two-" thirds capacity.; In addition to Pennsyhanla a niimbir of other "United States railroads "are laying off hands. According to a 'local textile producers and selling- ngcr.L-i hero unite, In declaring that, unless- thera Is a distinct betterment in trade, tex- tile mills throughout the United States will :curtail .production still further. Representatives of a dozen different to this re- port, staled that mill .ovriiprs were figuring to determine whether Ipssea can be minimized by closing tholr planU and that opinion so far leads to-an affirmative answer. According to.ono silk manufacturer, tho open market-price on staple silks today cannot-be duplicated by mills with any profit. Iu his plant labor has-received a. 10 per cent, cut In wages, but.tbig makes a. difference of hut a few cents a yard In production costs.; 'Lowercosts In that direction, ho sa'M, depend upon moro ilraslic wngo which- socra Impos- sible at present...... A prominent cotton goods producer said that In .di'catlons pointed to a still further' curtailment of 'production in tho cotton goods 'division o! the textilo trade. Efforts to Be.Made to Salvifge The Freighter Ashore on Lake Superior Atlantic-Sugar Slump Causes rSO 0, Mich., N6v. we n ty-two of the -of the crew of Becker line steel freighter. Francis J'. Widlar, that'wos'Tlashed'upo.n Pancake Shoalp. during Prt-' day night's storm were to- day by.-the tug-Iowa of-the Great Lakes Towing and; Wrecking c'ompauy. The remainder of the crew la being'bro.ught- into'port on the steamer Ainsworth. Hope to Salvage-Vesselii-i SAULT MAMIE, Nov Forbes; the. wrecked steambr' Francis and feresentatives of tho Becker owners ot the vessel, were planning., today to .undertake, to salvage .the freighter which was driven upon Pan- cake Shoals In JMio. Superior Friday: niglit.and had, up to. noon ycsterdav, withstood thd pounding of the heavy seas.-: According to Captain the 27 members of bis crew :who ar- rived here last night-aboard rescue tugs, the steamer was not believed 16 bo badly damnged below "the water line, and that shef could be saved. Tlie of tho crow, recover- ed" from their sixty hours' exposure on {he stranded vessel, were prepar- ing to leave for their homes. Nothing had. been heard, early today of :the whereabouts- of tliq. steamer Charles N. Bradley, another vessel overtaken by .the .severe .storm last week.. All other vessels.oh Lake Superior.at-tlie time have'been accounted for.' I Much as Half Mitjion to Some In- tORONTOT World in hk'lng'slluation in Can- t lbf{ the: "ad venture: o! news today.; says: "The riuancial and ba ada. arising out thjf sugar refiners in- raw sugars drop in the -value of shnfes'In the IJ ha'S 'icreateu tliuugh. as a .matter "of fact, {the most Earlier Reports of Vletorj Shown To Be Without Foundation division of opinion iu'. tlie .British cabinet on the subject. Premier Uoyd Georse Is reported to resumption, but several of the cabinet members "aro opposing II. Mr. Lloyd George to be supported, among.others, by An- drew Bouar government -leader iu the bouse ot commons, arid' Sir Ijobert 'Home; president of the Board of Trade, jvho here- bad opposed the recogni- tion policy the situation is mada .by tie attitude of.Fran'Cei where general public opinion' is. reflected as ag- ainst any resuniptioii at present. It is stated that "Great Britain will "riot reBiime trade .with the soviet without the con'feiit of the French which: hnB-'becu informed ot yesterday's proceedings; and requested to comment upon ihcin. In the house of commons today RHALLIS TO FORM NEW GOVERNMENT ATHENS, Nov. 16. fired from a number of points on. several occasions today to: dis- perse after-election trouble-make- ers. Tonight there "are' fears''pf further troubles, which may. lead to martial law and there Is.iaid to. be danger.that the army may.get out.of .hand. The stcrei, uinks, and theatres' were doted tidiy, ind soldiers patrolling the streets. PARIS, Nov. defeat of Gen- eral Wrangel, whose South Russian government, bad..been recognized by r'rance, does not mean that France is ready-to-consider recognition of the Russian'soviet it was said foreign office today. 'Soviet Hadn't Arrived LONDON. .Nov. 10.- General Baron Wrangel, bead South Russian government, whose army has been vir- tually wipedjjiu. by tbe Bolshevik of- fensive in the Sebaslopol on tlife nussian cruiser filled with sol- diers, saysia LConslantinople rtlspalch to" the Exchange .Telegraph comp'any. Tbe'crulse- was accompanied by three" trans'pprt-.csrryiiig- troops and ptier.cntrj'.in s. .fleet sailing'for an unknown not reach- ed Spbastdp'oL' .city wai evacuated, "stated..' 'Frehch'TKreateh Reprisals CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. French admiral of the Black Sea ATHENS, Nov 16 cabinet resigned today arid-Admira] Coundouriotis, the regent of Greece, has sent for George, Rhaltis, to whom it is: ex- pected, will be entrusted the fbr: mation of a new ministry said he hoped that ivlthmj of the oppoa! seemed almost certain las.t night, a week soviet Russia would have so 'ar fitlfilleJ the'conditions'u'pbn which Britain' liases resumption ot trade negotiations enablc-him to make.a statemcrit.-''pnft of these .con- ditions was the "release of the British prisoners-in Russia. He deprecated Hie delay in but said this was not Great "Britain's faiilt. be- rig due to the tho'Russians ia releasing the. British ..prisoners "CURLEIl'NEILL antic Sugar company sent a. wireless to the BolElie- "4 iae evacuation of Sebastopol money at stake greater nnnt- her rof individuals 4nd firms affected i3..undoubtcdly in Montreal from'whlch place most of the reflhefiea'are nian- vostors have made serious losses in Atlantic'Sugar sharei, some ot them jor'_as much as half 'a million 'dollars for what Is 'described as more than half their fortunes. Some of.these say that they .Would like to know whether directors of the Atlantic company were the sellers-of the big blocks of shares that thust' have rbcon 'transferred to Iho public." MOTHER AND -THREE pHILDRENjBURNED TO. DEATH NEAR SKERBROOKE MONTREAL, Nov. Souquet and her three dhlldren, aged 7, 6 and burned to dealh In a fire on Sunday destroyed the home of Emile Souquet at St, Malo, Auckland, 20 miles from age'd.. a lot of DAYS AND WILL SEACH 53 FARGO. N. D., Nov.' ev- .ery .farmer In the; bqlt would hold his wheat 20 days the price would go to nearly three dol- lars a bushel and would remain liigli, Abe Slaughter, national or- ganizer of the Wheat Growers' as- sociation of America; told grain growers here today. Slaughter is hoi'e at the head of-'a delegation of seven Oklahoma farmers to organize wheat growers of North Dakotai by General Wrangel's troops, threaten- ing reprisals if looted or tho population' molested. 1 British Attituds LONDON, .Nov: the admiralty has issued no orders to tlie commanders of the British warships In the. Black Sea. except, carefully to observe- strict -neutrality, it was of- ficially stated-today that British ships rescuing non-combat- e really In danger. The question' of rescue work is left to the discretion of tho officers. No troops .will be transported under any it was added. .Great Forces Against Him Winnipeg Juri Finds "John Brown" Killed Police CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. IC.-Tho I ,-o red ardilB. concentrating five red armies concentrating .him, .General Wrangel Info'n [newspaper correspondents at Sebaslo- i pol, numbered more than as !proved by ..Constantinople papers, j Twenty thousand of these .were div- ided, into'three groups, the cavalry hinder.General IJudenny, who left the j anti-Bolshevik forces and Joined the i Bolshevik, suffering heavily, accord- ing .to General. Wransel, particularly lln officers. PROMINENT VANCOUVER CITIZEN IS DEAD VANCOUVKH, Nov. Lincoln Rogers, of the Vancouver Dredging and Salvage com'- pa'ny, and one o( the best knoivn men in marine and seafaring circles In this city, died at his homo here last niglit. Nov.-.' Rrown." according to evidence-given at the coroner's inquest last night was the man.who fired tho shot that kill- ed Inspector McCurdy, -leader of the tlie Stockyards Hotel: -last Thursday. "John police claim, la Ja'mes Huller, alias Bullafd, known to the police of Westerri- Canada as a notor- ious conlidence gunman. un- derworld at Moose the first shot In the attack on tbo squad, according to evidence last night.. The. first'bullel fired by O'Neil, according'to a state ment by James Uttley, .ono of the con stables shot .in the Inquest, struck inspector McCurdy in the left'arm. McCurdy and Uttlei closed with the man and succeeded in taking the .gun. from him. -Then the other 'gunman appeared upon the scene and shot Inspector Me-. Curdy, tho bullet entering his temple. He then turned tho gun on -tlttley and shot him twice. Jack Dlnecn, another member of the squad who .was.com- ing to the aid ot McCurdy and Ultley, met tho the hall. He was shot in the side and .when' be'drppped tho murderer fired three more bullets at him as be lay prostrate, each shot taking offcel. Tho Inquest was adjourned until Wednesday night. ALL PARTIES CLAIM EAST ELGIN SEAT POUT Out., Nov. T. A. Crerar, former Dominion minister .of agricnl- ff ttiro leader of the new na- tlonal party and the agrarian movements In politics, arrived here at noon and will spbal; to- niglit in the fif S. P. McDermahrV'tLF.Q. candldato in r'aat.Klgin. ;Supporters of the govcrnnieiit, Liberals nnd U.K.Q, caiidldalea arc-cjaimlng- their man will-bo elected. -i- What Southern Alberta Can Do In An Average Year The words on tlie picture tell the story Former Soldier Confessed To v The Hold-up VANCOIIVKH. Nov. de- tectives yesterday arrested Sailor Mnlonp. Oraushaw, alias Curtis, from tho Ufilled Statca army, and former Canadian .soldier, and charged him with the robbery, on Sat- urday, of 11300 In Cash and In cheques from S. M. yiakcley. assist- ant cashier of the Imperial Oil com- pany. According to a police .report Ma- lone, shortly before ulldnlght, made a complete only the exact identity ;of'the other man said to bo Implicated in .thij holdup. Not only does this' arrest clear uj Iho sensational' holdup 'of' -Saturday but It also identity ot a daring last'Vlritor hurlei a largo stono through the show win (low of Hughes "Brothers, 'Jewellers Granvlllo street, for a number of the stolen articles word. -found in -Ma lon'o rooiu whcu il'Vas 'searched to although final results were still "lack- Ing. It Is said Si. Veuiielos the couiitry and he has advised-Liberals to abide bv the verdict of the people Ijemetrioa Gounarls, leaner of tho 'pVositlor has declared the foreign policy ot Greece mil not be changed Latest returns from the election the supporters of j. Venizelos llS deputies against 2oO RoyaUsU Ven Itelos and'all but two of his ministers wero beaten None of the Vralielos xmdldates were elected in1 the 6f Epireus and the A'esenn IslanjlB THO personsrwere killed om housjBs facing the foreign office It was. declared that the reactionarr elements'Vere responsible for the" firmg Armed police ruihed to the scene and a lively fasilada re suited Further trouble' f'e'ared last night; Admit Defeat ATHENS, Nov. governniehl in an official 'announcement this' afte'r- noon ilrluall, admits the defeat the the cral elections, throughout: Greece- yes- terday, It says it will await the final results and then in conformity constitutional principles resign be- fore the convocation'of pa'rllamenL! If Premier'Vehlseloa was fill in obtaining a 25 votes in the chamber of deputies, It is considered here he-will be una.bre to solve the dymstic problem Earh Indications were that he could'not definitely, according to find 200 VenlzeHsl deputies. Fear Panlc'at Athens LONDON, Nov. former Greek-premier and minister of finance, has been asked by the'regent to form" of Premier Venizelos, which resigned this niornlug, says a Reuters dispatch from Paris. The bpuroe at Athens has been clos- ed because of tbe fear of z U is said. Forbid Constantino's Return PARIS, Nov. Premier Venizelos of Greece, met de- feat InUhe elections held on Sunday came as an unpleasant surprise to Paris. Newspapers here agree .-that Great-. Britain and probably Franco will return of-formcr'KIns Constantinc to Greece. Hope la expressed by political editor of the Echo Do Paris, that even a compromise, 'placing' Prlnco George, the eldest son 'of Constantinc, on the throne, will, not bo sanctioned by-the entente. Most writers fear the result of the election' If It brings about tlio fall of Venlielos, will stfll further complicate tho al- ready difficult situation in Iho Near East. Gross Ingratitude PARIS, Nov. defeat of Premier Venlzelos, a foreign office statement said, "may he termed a llsplay of gross ingratitude by tho Oreelts for the man who brought tha country to tho allies' side and great-. y Increased its size, power ahd in- lluence. aiid this view .is -shared the allies. It was a great shock to Refuses the Job PAHIS, Nov. Allions Alf.- patch received here thla noon cald It had been announced that the opposi- tion leaders in Greece had decided to entrust tho formation of a Inct to George lihallls, hut as lio had refused to undertake the task it believed that former Premier 'GouY- naria.would head th3 new AM6THER VICTIM OF WINNIPEG SHOOTING WINNIPEG, Nov. Jas, TJltley, provincial constable, who was shot during the raid at tho Stockyards Hotel, Thursday when Inspector Slii- Cnrdy.vaa killed, died at this morning, ;