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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta B.C, GOES "WET" BY 26, Arrest of Mayor of Coleman Re- .......suits Qrsat Deal of Speculation TEN OASES WILL HE HEARD TODAY fiallqntyne ScofaiDuff x OTTAWA, Oct. Hon. l C. Balianljiic, miiiislcr of t'haractcriztxl tlic ulieged'stalcinciils of WiU. Hum DuftV iiicmber for Lun- cpbc.r'g, tit Lclhbridgc, Alia., as "vulgar. 'mendacities." He liad lib f comment to Glad Government Rescinded Board of ComiuErce Otif Pcrinanently SUGAR DUE FOR DROP VERY SOON LORD MAYOR McSWINEY BEING FED MEAT JUICE r y (By a Stall Reporter) COLE.UAN; Oct. ises to bo n thorough clean-up of the Pass- his begun; Warfare, vigorous 'and .-Impartial, 'has been declared on bootleggers and. illicit booze dealers Itl the Pass tiiwns'ot Blair- nibre, Hillcresf, Bellvus aud Frank. Acting under the announced deterram1 alion of Attorney-General J. H. Boyle to-suppress lawlessness in this plucky Express Messenger Beats a squlTd'of fipec-ial liquor law enforce- ment men. headed .by" Chief Inspector HeskMh, iihd Sergeant Caswell, the latter In 'charge' of the uniformed staff bf'the 'A.P.P.' In the Crow's Nest Pass, a -'determined 'crusade against alleged offenders has been Instituted. This morning at 10 .o'clock.' ten charges wilt ba trled-hefore Magistrate E. N. Barked -Court.' will: convene In Ihe 'A. P. P. he ad quarte rs. Into rest I s rut nlng high all through tho Pass Among those against whom infer inatlon his been laid is Jack John son major of Colemaa The fact that Cnloraans is included In Off three Bandits, for More Than ah-Hour iha nut has created something of a lanBaUon. locally It is proof also of tho dry --quads Intention that high and low a e t6 te caught In Ibis drag stt, to mot ion i h) the pplice to Lrlng the illicit booze vendors Into court Tr.o list of informations laid up to da to follows Kreil JIaro.ii, hotel man of Hillcrest, Pete Belesky, Hillcrest. Mat Melli-a, proprietor of tho Frank hotel. i i -Domohlck PasqualQue. Blairmore. J. the G; W. V.' A. Club, Blairmore.: Blalrmore, M. Angblo; Blalrmore. Angelo Blairmore. .lack Johnson, pool hall .proprietor anil mayor of Coleman: George proprietor of toe Coleman hotel. All these are. liquor cases and will be heard this" morning. The first re- ports' to" appear in. the daily press ot the' Thanksgiving' Bay raids were somewhat. exaggerated. bo seen the-above list contains only ten names, although before the clean-up is finished rio one-can predict what might happen. The A. P.-I'i officers are incensed over the report of the- Frank Delany affair, as published in a Calgary morn- Ing paper. They pronounce fiction." The story as given to the Herald last night.by Inspector lleskcth was this-: Delany, a police officer of Ihe pro- vincial liquor., a panlon 'secured a room in the Cos- mopolitan hotel, Blairmore, Monday night, paying 53 for it; Later, finding that they had to leave town and wduld not nced-the-ro'om they ..asked that n refund of the be made. This was done. j a 'soi'ied towel was found in thOidetectlve'siroom, and'so the clerk demanded 'charge back. Dclany's companion over the money, explaining at the same, time that they, would use the room. the cle'rl: said that they eould not 'now -The officer de- manded Iho .money or tho use of the room." HbW were refused. At Delany appeared on the ecene and demanded tho money or of the room. "Wo don't want any spotters around here. You've had all you're going to got from this was the clerk's it Is alleged, Whereupon Delany drew an un- loaded his excitement and told tho "lo hand over the or something- would happen." This ac- tion produced the. desired result. The handed over and Delany left the Dclany was, not arrested nnd did not stage 'a.sensational hold-up, as was in" a Calgary paper. A charge-has been laid against him it Is-true, hut lictany" was1 permitted to go on inspector Heskcth's, guarantee of his appearance 'before Justice .T. W. fiustam at. Blalfmore this afternoon Oct. clerk pre- vented .three-'men-from ..carrying, out an attempt. .to I rob tne ex- press car of No. ?I3, west- bound Detroit-Chicago flier of the Michigan '-Central. Railroad last night. men-boarded the Miles' Michigan, and beat down part of the car entrance with an iron bar 1, Meekerman wounded one man in_the_hind while he groping for the springbok He pla6ed packing cases against the door and exhaueTed his ammum -tlorrholdljis. off for roore art hour, when the three escaped iri attempt to administer nour- ishment Their attitude is, it was stated that when the lord mayor is'unconscioW and unable to-re- sist they are earning out their if-the) can glva him food then The Self Determination gee s account of'the feeding, said the lord piayor upon regaining conBcioneneis, detected tho taste, of the and said to a sister near him 'Thoy.-tricked me and I olid not know it" Jjapslng Into1 unconsciousness i gam continued the account, the lord mayor his amis vio- lently and shouted. 'Take It nway delirious during virtually all last night, the bullo- Many Went tb Work Wednesday in SpitS That it Was Holiday. (Special to'the-Heraid) FERN IB, 0 ct; "2 ithstanding the fact that today bus" been declared Proprietor of "Pub" Taken from His Place, Shot, Thrown in River Ireland, Oct. I 0 a legal holiday because ;0t-theelecr (fonal o( s-noollng lion belne held a large number of I, M miners went on the morning qhlft and the mines at Coal Creek wevo working with a good- shift o! "men. There IB a difficulty yet to be settled between .ho and the miners 're- garding what' tho latter term a dis- crimination by 'the management re- yarding, a men; tho miners de- manding the return of. all men wish- Ing lo go to 'work" anil: 1C is stated that the' company: bavo refused to lake on three, or four men considered objectionable -to This matter will be settled; It is thought; IU a few days when the mines. will be work- Ing at full. capacity. BUUJETINS which: started evening In the. Hop Exchange In -Sc-uthwark street IK the borough dlttrlcty was still burning this rridrning. Oam- ast totamtifrrnany hundred fhous- 'andf.of pounds was'done'to the exehange> Some -estimates place lose at one million'pounds sterl- (nQ. Walshi CCIlndllor-c Malt House" f tin declared, the deliriums for the greater; part of the time taking a violent form. .'Afterreporllng the incldent'ot thc'-feedins 6! soner with meat 'Julco.'-the bulletin concluded f '.'The meat juice glvert the lord mayor during his deliriun; on tho' siity-niuth day of his fast was thejlrst nourishment which badrpVssed his'lips since his ar- rest on ..Still Feeding Him. l.OXDOX.-Oct. prison ofliclals were continuing today to put liquid nutriment in Lord Mayor MacSwiney's mouth during his periods ot delirium, It was declared in-the noon bulletin of the Irish .Self-Determination League on the-niayor's condition. Tbls bulletin stated that tba raayo'r coutinned in a delirious condition all morning, at limes be- ing violent and .at other times .'quieter. His limbs, it was said, worked spasmodically all the time. He was momentarily calm as Iho bulletin was issued. The mayor, added, did not recognize relatives, who visit- ed him during the morning. Scurvy Now LONDON, Oct. IrlsU league's mid-afternoon bulletin said; "The lord mayor continues in a delirious state, but Is calmer. He still falla to recognize his rc- latlv'eB. Doctors-who have-just visited him .during the'morning say there is a serious development 1 of scurvy which covers the whole bodv All Cities Ekceptpentictpn and Vote for Govem- ment Control and Sale in Sealed Packages-rLegisla- tiire Must Enact New Likely Meant Election. which he was the proprietor, were r lated yesterday by a 17-year-old' n prentice who was the only witness. At sis o'clock Monday night five men In civilian clolhcs, said the 'ap- prentice, entered tho house and'cle.ar- ed out Walsh 'was nervous anil asked for sonip, rum. 'That liquor is going to wa'ste; for you will be dead in an 'said one of tho masked Intruders. Walsh nsked permission to sec a priest, but was refused. Tho strang- ers demanded to know how many po- licemen Wnlsh hail shot. Protesting Ills innocence of crime, Walsh was led from the place, according to llie'bqy. The' body was found In the ;river Tuesday morning. There was.a bullet H'ound In hia temple. A military in- quiry has been'ordered. NOT DEAD, VERY ILL, Railwaymen Send to The Preinier of Britain Possibility of Conference of Government, Mine Operators 'and JJnion Leaden .and Transport "I 'Considering Sympathetic 4 Smillie to Keep Mine Pumps Going. i Oct. coal strike4 i'tftjUon took an unexpected and this afterrtoon when the raiUtymen and transport workers annoifiiced that they would strike in sympathy with the miners unless the government and the miners were re-opened this week. i rallwaymen'i.deleBateB Issued what was virtually an ultimatum i to the government, that all members, would, cease work Sunday at mid- night unless the strlke.was settled or negotiations which would effect a settlement were Saturday. I but nothing was learned as to the Oct. on the trenrt ot lho meeting, (juesllon whether tho National Union TALKING COMPROMISE of'Tiallwaymer, 'and the: .Transport I AGREEMENT PROPOSALS Union would join in-ihej Proposals for a compromiso agree, strike'of the miners which began last ment which might permit the miners Saturday was expected return to work amTdefer final ad- thi day.; -Co: the two organizations hero to- 1 j nfercnces the .executive of- b ustmcnt of their grievances have been broitght forward but they have not ficers of. the two unions were held 'yes- been submitted to leaders of the fcd- terday and the situation, was review-] oration so far as known. There cd. i'biit nothing definite was done, it being., decided to wait; another 24 hours before taking si.fles-.In the In- dustrial controversy. 'Should the rallwaymen and trans- Indications the owners of the mines may be called in by Premier Lloyd George: to lake up tho subject of In- creasing the production of the mines and heails: of tho miners' federation VANCOUVER; Oct. proximate totals show'.that votes were British Columbia a record. The latest returns show for model ation and for pro- hibition, giving a net mocleiation majoiity of -In the 1916 referendum the vote was for prohibition, against. VANCOUVER, Oct. province of. British Columbia, by a majority estimated at K 000, expressed Itself yesterday as preferring government control and sate of liquor to the prospect of continued prohibition Although there are many coun try districts'yet'to .be heard', from, the vote In" the'cities and towns is conclusive so far as of theVprohlbltloi] act Is and Nelson c-nly among the cities gave for.-prohibition'. All., the .others 'went "fpr' floy- ernment control by substantial majorities, tn many casts there be- ing two to one_in favor The 'city- Vancouver, whfch at the former referendum was strongly In favjr of "prohibition, gave i majority of against the present act Both sides at the outset expressed the fullest confidence, the heavily on the vote sf the enfran- chised vyomen The poll all over the province was a heavy one The extent victory, for government control was a surprise trut to many of the modefatlonlsts x LEGISLATURE MUST ENACT. NEW >b'AW, OH Vancouver Inland aufi throughott the Interior all the way from tie Bulk lov Valley pdlith to the honndtrj line1 voters expressed their ovefVlielmihE deslra cpnfiol Although government has carried by a great tHe BrltUh Columbia prohibition act, will Its "i-ounce amendment, most rernain the of the province until the leg Islaturc and enacts' a new law. Tho present law.cannot be repealed; npr a new one enacted .wUfionttcall- ing the legislaturo together. "v inet meeting, it Is known, has beeu called by Premier Oliver to take place at Victoria on Saturday, ai which pre sumibly, the referendunr re nit will be discussed'and. a- decislbri 'hiade-tas to the government's policy; In bringing in new legislation. VOTE LIKELY MEANS GENERAL ELECTION It is be alttogether ;llkoly that the government-will outline the scope ot a liquor control bill, and seek immediate dissolution, going to the people for a mandate (among, other things) on the details of the nroposcd incifiirc. _ The First Reports VANCOUVER, Oct. Co- lumbia voted overwhelmingly ii favor of government control of tho sale-of Minor. At this hour (10; with returns from many parts of the province indicating that the present prohibition .act has. been towns and villages, the majoj ily In favor of.-government control totals approximately Modet- port-workers call a slriko, a critical. may be asked; to present. phase, of the dispute between laborj ists.in the federation arc urging that and the government would Immediate- tho men left In the mines to operate ly-ensue, it is the minis- the pumps and keep the diggings free tfy'of labor has been exerting its ut- from water be, withdrawn, biit this liost efforts to prevent'such a step. U'cr. Is slrongly, opposed by Robert Sentiment In tho railwayraen's union Smiille nmlother executives o, Iho seems to be divided over tho course i organization. an pursued by the organization, onoj RAILWAY WORKERS section opposing the .calling of a! ARE CONCERNED strike, and the other favoring a walk- change .oil moment has lakeil place In the condi- tion of King'Alexander ot Greece, ac- cording'to the last bulletin on Ills condition issued last, night. at four o'clock. Frank Dclany married, and has 'me a .C'ulgary man. He Is an JTlntriss Pat man, xnd wounded, st tin second .battle of 1'pres. DEWSBURV WON 'LONDON, Oct. (Canadian As- doclated The Yorkshire cup replayed .football tin was-won yester- day by Uewsbnry from Hmldersflelcl WHEAT CONTROL BOARD UNLIKELYSAYS FOSTER; THE REASONS AGAINST OTTAWA, Oct. (Canadian ............government Is carefully watching the. various purchasing sys- tems employed and marketing condit- ions generally In this coun- tries and is ready' to. tako. steps (o In- sure the marketing of Canadian wheat should a nltn.at.ton such as'last 'year's develop again. In these words Sir George Foster, minister of trade- and commerce, In a statement issued this afternoon, sums up iHo altitude- of the government to ward'pleas for the' resumption' of gov- ernment control In the marketing ot wheat. In his statement, SIr'Ocorgo says: Leaders of the At of the morning U-! session held by tho niecnllve commit- 3UI.' veaciers ui IHU irunspiiri ivurK-i were in confcrcnco yester- Ice of Ihe -National tmon of Ha Iwny- day with tho trades union'committee; misv J..H. Thomss. the general sec- jrniarv. annQiince.d that the railway- (JtfiCAGO WHEAT PfIT Ql'ERATIONS ARE NOW UNDERaNVESTIGATIONi men were consltloring the question of sympathetic lat-Uoh with the miners Mr, Thomas declared the Industrial Il.od Farnicvs of Alberta and the minion Council of Agriculture nnd var- ious associations of grain growers for the re'-ejlabllabment ot the Hoard similar to tho one which..func- tioned last year, through legislation which was made In parliament last year. The demand" Is made, because of fhs drop In current wheat prices as compared with last year and with th6' thought that in not'clearly, shown, .a, wheat could assure a higher'price.' Answers H. W. Wood "Mr. Wood, president of Iho Domin- ion Council of Agriculture, In answer to the question. 'What reason Is thcro CHICAGO, Fed- eral Trade Commisslen today be- flan an invesllgalion of the opera- tions of the Chicago Board of -Trade in an endeavor to deter- mine the cause of the recent de- pression In wheat prices. The hearings follow of Governor Allen of'Kansas that the stump was by specula- He declared that specula- tors forced the price 'downv aix a bushel In one day and -'later attempted a farmers' boy- .edtUon selling. 'Demand has beetf made by tlie Un- e HAVE CLUE TO SMALL? TOKQNTO, Oct. re- 'celpl'ly ttie police department here of a letter from IT ffora a -woman whoao nnmei (9 wilh- h6lrl, a dctcctlvo-.l6ft laspnlghl for that tftr-wilh the exwctalloh of obtaining Eome clue to the .disappearance last December ot Ambrose Brhall, million theatrical man ot pronto. j made- immediately lo bring tlio sides'-together; iGOVERNMENT MOVE I EXPECTED SOON Tho belief wns1, expressed In labor j circles that the government would.make some move wilhin a few hours It) call a fresh con- ference of nii'ncrs-Riid oivncrs to exam- liie the ndlustnient advanced In Ihe house ,of commons yesterday by William Hrnce'. la hoi- member of par- lianionl. and iwesldcnt nf the Konth Waits Miners' Federation., The Ir.bor unloriF. other Ihan the.miners, It was- (Uclarerl la these circles, are against An extension of tho strike It there Is thd slightest- chancre of neeoUMUms being reopened. change "A'as reported In tne Kit- 21.-; One young woman (s known to have been kjlled and the lives of several others were believed by firemen to have been lost In a fire that completely a five-storey building in the wholesale district here today. Fifty; hysterical girls and women, huddled roof of the'building arid virtually sur- rounded by flame's- and. srrjoke, were carried screaming by firemen arid volunteer rescuers. Numerous firemen" suffered slight from falling glass, and debris. The dania'ab was estimat- ed by merchants; Involved and by fire department1, heads at about The body of Miss L. E. Hep- burn, bookkeeper .for the Coast Envelope company, was found near a window In a fourth floor corridor. She had been suffocat- ed by smoke. NASTY FIRE BURNS OUT Bobs" wheat for which he will '4 ft 'gel per from iKnnlnlon ,'v Seed hosisc-s. Jlr. Amlersoh 't a graduate of the Guelph, A. 0. Ont. He proving his ability 4 ns a HClenllfic'farmer. A fi ;