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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDffld .VOLUME Xffl. LETHBRJDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1920 NUMBER OFFICERS SHIN- .3 Dublin Scene of Awful Carnage; Probably Thirty Persons Killed; Propose to Send More Troops Fires Reported To Have Broken Out in Began in Streets Just Before Be- gan When Raid Started in Park Where Football Match Was in Elements Had Been Gathering in Irish Easter Rebellion of Measures Do Not Uphold Lloyd George in His Confident Predic- tions. ESTIMATE THIRTY.KILLED DUBLIN, Nov. persons are reported to have been killed tnd many Injured In a panic when "Black and Tans" invaded a football today and fired on the crowd. While the 1 Ipperary team was playing against Dublin, In Croke Park, in the presence of specifiers, "Black and Tans" entered In force the two oates and after a scene of wild confusion, fired on the people. BEGAN BEFORE MIDNIGHT -DUBLIN, Nov. began in streets just before midnight and a number of people are reported killed There ,Is much military ac- tivity. The casualties In Crjoke Park are scml-officially given as 10 killed and 65 Injured, 11 seriously. MAY SEND MORE TROOPS LONDON, Nov. sending of additional troops to Ireland is being! seriously considered, It was stated at the war office this morning. WOMEN PARTICIPATE LONDON, Nov. number of women participated' in morning attacks, according to the Dublin correspondent of Times. In one case forty raiders arrived at a house on bicycles. VERY FEW ARRESTS MADE LONDON, Nov. announcement was made thjs afternoon that assassinations In Dublin yesterday totalled 14, while six 'persons, Including Sinn Fciners, wefe injured during the attacks. Four prisoners were taken. These figures do not Include the casualties at Croke Park Because of the perfection with which the attack upon the pfficera was planned, on official report, the troops police in Dublin had made very few arrests of suspects In connection with 'yesterday's shootings. _ PLAN DESTRUCTION IN TOO i Hamar Greenwood, "chief secretary for .Ireland, Ueclareri ii'.the bouse of commons that plaus of "paid assassins" dis- covered recently, Included destruction of life .ind property In England as MAKES PREDICTION OF THOUSAND MAJORITY ALYMER, Nov.' tele- grams received here Saturday by Premier Melghen irom Vernon, B.C., announced assurance that "McKelvie, government candidate, Is a sure winner over Edgett, the farmers.' league candidate by at least majority." The messages were signed by Thomas Bullnian, president of the British Columbia Grain Growers. ff D'ANNUNZIO TO KEEP FIQHTING Just As Much AsMeighen veil Recalls Rebellion 1918 _ LONDON, Murder stalked through Dublin yester day and 'nigiifall, the meagre re p'orts, receivGdilere indicate thct'at least 25 persons haVl been Wiled and upward ot 100 more br less seriously wounded The day's disorders which added an -appalUng' chapter' to the tragedy, that has 'been enacted in Ire- laiid, .for the past, several months be- gan with tho apparenth deliberate shooting.of who for the most part were military officers 'During lha nflernoon'lrish constabulary or "Black and Tans" raided Croko Park, Dub- lin, where a football game was in pro- gress and in the fight which resulted it least 10 persons-were killed. Communication with Ireland was seemingly. Interrupted lust evening, the latest .advices declared that fires had broken out In various parts, of the city. Shooting again began In Ihe streets just before midnight and it was ass'e'fleQ number of- persons wcre'kiiled; Yesterday's murderous outbreak 'in Dublin produced In this city a sensa- tion comparable to that which Ed. the Easier rebellion of 1916. lie- cent confident declaration. by members 'of the' llritish ministry lo -effect thai 'Ihcir policy was succeeding, that outrages .were decreasing in number HOME, H'Aunnnilo, Insurgent com mender at Flume declared to day he oppos cd to-acceptiBSithe treaty of Ilapallo the Adriatic dispute Italy and Jueo- Silvia "and that he would con-" tlnue fighting-.until tho just Haly.i'Trc're met. 'I will" not will cede declared SOMETHING ELSE AGAIN 't Constarttine's Return May Withdrawal of Financial and Economic Support Two Women and Seven Children Burned to Death MONTREAL, Nov. al the Reform Club luncheon here Satur day, Arthur Trahan, Liberal M.P. for Nicolet, included Hon. T. A. Crerar with" Premier Mels'ncn, as boius worthy Of condemnation arid as a part ner Sti the doings for the commission of which'Mir. Traban blames the pres-' erit: -Mr.' Trahan. ,also made It clear that he, as. a "Liberal, is seeking no alliance vrith other poli- parties. Mr. Trahan claimed that Hon. T. A. Crerar'had voted for conscription'of farmers'; Eons in 1917f Refutes Talk'About Extravagant Administration in British Columbia CANDIDATES- ACTIVE --IN B. C. ELECTION to hold the view that Ibe mordef ot tho l4 offlcej-B will tho final outburst of a nearly broken conaplracj .he last desperate "throw of llie fugi- tivei who are known lo have flocked lo Dublin.lo' the seyerlb of tho measures employed in the provinces to suppress1 Sinn'Felnism There is no lack, however, of scorn- ful inferences and the fact that these fugitives have been able to enjoy free dom from arrest since having arrived in Dublin, and. could .have become ac- curately acn.iialn.tcA the resi- dences and habits of their victims, who it is staled, -were "securing evidence lo be submitted before the .court-mar- tial which will try recehlly-arreslcd Sinn Felnors, Is regarded "as furnish- ing significant ground for doubting Ibe conlidencD supposedly ''held by of- ficials. Condemn the Systerr, This morning's papers condemn the system followed-III.: Ireland with great severity. Some demand' sternest mea- snres of repression and hint at the desirability of-iriiruapcg :martial law in Ireland. townsheni the Defender of Kut Is Victorious LONDON, XOT. As- oclaled' General Sir harles Townshehd, .the defender of ut-Ql-Amara, was today declared iected to the house of commons' {or VreXin, in the bye-elecllon, made ecessary by' the death of Charles aimer. Sir Charles rah'as endeht Tho result of roting ;sir Charles Townshend, I'nile- endent, C. Duncan, -labor tbe the boss now. Who are am the tax collector." 5 on want to see the owner, the man in there." GREEKS CERTAIN TO CALL FOR EX-KING Nov.- women and seven children were burned to death In the little villageiof county, last evening, according to advices' received from Mont Joll. The fire, according to the mea- gre details which reached- here was caused by the-exploalon-of a tank of gasoline, and the flames spread to Therlault. .and Mrs. L'ltallan, as well as seven chjldr'eri perished In the fire. These newspapers have adopted .1 strong stand against re- prisals and hold7 Iho government largely responsible for these attacks by the "uniformed'. forties, take occa- sion to renew their, insistence tbat Eiiul that the authority of the law was reprisals must be stopped. The Lon- "being had been hope- 1 don Times for Instance, .while vehe- tully welcomed by. tho general public, mently denouncing life mnrdors ot Iho Tlic pedplo today recalled, with officers, exp'resses telref "that tho Ishmcat such phrases as were utlercd strength of the Irish executive woultl a fortnight.. ngo by Premier Lloyd [be ten times greater In this emergency, George who said: "Unless 1 am nils- but for "an army perloiisly undlsciplin.; taken we Imvo murder by the .throat." 1 Whether. Sunday's tragic events are !o he1 regarded as disproof of such of- ficial utterances remains to-be seen. Military authorities in Dublin aro said and a'polic.o force avowedly be- vond h'ave defiled by heinous act; England's (CojtfEUed on Page Foor.I Irish and Members in House of Commons Scene. Caused Speaker to Adjourn Apologies Were Offgred and Queries Greenwood. SAYS PETLURA'S TROOPS DEMORALIZED- ( .TJe PBRN1B NOT. 2li-Smco the trtonny opening of the local caESpaign' hero last Monday nigfct when Bone of the speakers were alhuveJ ,to speak bft cause of ther refusal of Mrl Hercb. mer, in whose Interest the paneling was called, to of to speak, the acthitte of. tlie battle (o the towns in the.' -western part of tlie district On Tuesday night a" three candi dales .were at- Fort" Ste'ele. where, a Joint meeting, had been .irrauged of speaking; r first, Up- ill last. The meeting ,a large ifu and every speaker was accorded respectful hearing Mr FIsher-spoKc 1n defoose of tie liver' government, Hercb.- mer. was as positive of .the great su- eriprlty of his leader, Mr. ;Bow8en, o "conduct the affairs ot the province, le, also spoke ot his .own record as mayor and as chairman'bf ie school hoard, also mentioning his uccesa as a lawyer. Mr. Uphill, of took the iround that both ol the old-.parties lad proven negligent of. the claims jf'lhe workingmen and or 'the support of all becanse >t the necessity of looking more care- ully after the interests of. tlie1 toil- MOSCOW, Nov. Moscow says that the Po in, favor of that prop' oslliOa and this 1Mb caused a change, la the French altitude, the foreign office ftforniallon of apy tho date for the plebiscite, set for, next Sundaj, as bad been reported. The meeling between premiets gues and Lloyd George has been ad vanced in dale and probably1 will Jje, held Ibis coming Thursday or New'Premier on British Ship ATHENS, Nov. 1'apoj lab has been .named' by Ihe go) ernmonl successor lo General kevopoulos, commander of Greek forces on the, Smyrna, front. ,'iLoru, representallvo.-licre, accompanied bj George thp uew premier, "on board llio baltlesbip Hag ship of the British sjuadrou Vihich i anchored oft 'Piraeus PUT CHILD RED HOT STOVE NEW YORK, she had been .of placing lior seven months' old boy on .1 redhot stove, Mrs. Grace Ilnnclell told tho police last r.ight that, hsr iiiisbaiiil, whom she loves than any- thing else iti the world" nad "trcaled her coolly" since tlie- child was bcirn. ft SUGAR AT 10c A LB. IN HALIFAX HA UP AX, ,Nov. rc- Inilcr was selling sugar at a new low price of 10 ccnla a pound here on Salurday. Nov. his address hero Salurday afternoon J'rcmler Melghen explained why ho hart not i addressed the soldiers outside of Jlassoy Hall on Friday night. '.'On my he said, w-as toW that a'tclegram addressed to me some- where on Ihe Orand Trunk Pacific Railway had-not reached me, "ns 1 rc- liirned cast on Iho CaniMian Pacific. "This" message asked mo lo address a meeting of rclurned soldiers. "plrectly I knew ot this I agreed to aildrcss the soldiers bulslde Massey Hall after my flrst meeting. Bnl when tlie time came fn, fuifll my promise, the civic authorities refused lo allow mo to db so. illil not, as some-.papers nsscrt, refuse, (o meet .Iho soldiers for I re- cdgnYzo" that the first duty of my posi- tion is to he prepared lo meet ftiid ilHcuss wlth'any bony ot'.cillzetis1 that deslro it, mailers ot Inlpbrtaiice to .slate." was consistent.with the party's plat- The child, Ukcu from .of the form and would consider the advlsa- sluve br police, whom iieigiibors sum- Willy of elecliug a house leader of the moneil, may die mm Its burns hpotilal labor party, otherwise thsn a member physicians said. Tlie husband is of the cabinet. Tho conference did Ing a sonlc-nce In jafl. not conclude, all of.its business and Bad Man Arrested At Vancouver On Murder Charge VANCObVK't Jimn Jlu-, key, or Iilajstruk, was arrested hero. tonight charged wilh the J.lm. Derek JClip onlv witness of .tlie crime is said to be u Vrancis Kedvtlnn In what to thought lo hnvc been a. drunken' tiuar- rcl wltii Kred Kcdychen, pulled a pistol and threatened to shotit. llo wag persuaded to put llie gun. but a litllc (allotted D.erck la the hallway of Iho.IibuGc, wlicro tho Qiiarrol oiuirrod arid, It ts said, Tired two shots, .one of whtcn took oflcct In 'the. 'mouth and tlib other In .the heart. iiskey Is said to have a pel Ice record from Ontario lo Vancouver In 1913. It is declared, he spent 15 months in jail In Fort for robbery, that in and 1515 he was jailed for burglar) and on otliT charges ho iit some months in Iho local jail this ywr it meets again the queslion of hoiiEC leader will bo dealt with. Jos. JfnrkE, who gave'to Iho press Ibb results of-the-conference, which was heid In secret, Dialed that there was no'friction between llie Inbor group and Ihe.farmer group in the log-' Islalure. and ho said the labor group would carry out Its agieenioat with Iho U. P. 0. SEVEN KILLED IN RIOTS BETWEEN SOCIALISTS AND ANTI-SOCIALISTS INSURANCE OFFICIAL DEAD. WAS OVER 100 YEARS OF AGE HAMILTON, Nov. ff Klrkton of- this city, died on featurclay at Iho ago of 100 years anil eight months, lie bad resided In Hamillon or 't jls Vlclnlly fdr sevenly years. A t.t. t, 1.1, A BOLOGNA, Italy, Nov. en persons were filled and.30 wounded in a conflict' between Socialist? and- anti-Socialists at the firs! meeting of tlie new muni- cipal council here yesterday, Nov. H. Sljns, T6fonto, vice president of the {Dominion .-Ufa Assurance company, Idled here on Saturday." Ho was 7fi of ige TONIGHT' Will, receive of the results o< .the East Elgin and Yale bye-elections, -tele- phone 1224 for result. fj- i- WON'T VOTE FOR STRIKF. IN NS, VIALIFAX, Nov Ti McLaclilan. secretary of the Unltcrl Mine wh6 (s In the city, expressed inlon last night that the mid era of N'ova 9fotla would nAt vote In favor ot a strike Seven'' iy-flve per cent ot the must vote In favor of ftjatrits before ono can bo ;