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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY. OCTOBER 25, 1920 NUMBER 267 PRINCE OF WALES RANCH AT HIGH RIVER vpremier Lloyd George to Sub nut New Proposals Satis- factory to Both Sides RAILWAY LEADER AVARNS OF DANGERS. OF A GENERAL STRIKE Terence MacSwiney Dies i Brixton Prison Following a Hunger Strike of 73 Days Most.recept picture of the E.' P. TUmeb. west of H igh River, near-the-famous Bar U ranch b> George Lane. LONDON, Oct. Llojti Goorgc ami members o tlia this mornint Lonfetrcd petts concerning -i new set of iiyuics for of coal "miners and production in the coal mclusirj Later the gov- cuimcut Icadcis and represen- tatives of ihe inintis met and continued the negotiations be 151111 Sunday fol a -seltlemcnl of the tinners' slnko LONDON, Oct. 'renewed-nt.10 Downing Street to.' day. between Lloyd George and executives of '.he rnincrs' federa- tion were obrtfidently expected to [csd to a settlement of the m'ri ert' strike, which l.-st week threatened to Involve Great Brit ain In an Prom- inent executives of tho federa tlon and government officials were quoted by newspapers here as be- ing optimistic regarding the Eitua Bulletins Tonight Open Letter to Both From Fiftv Supporters of Botjj Urge U. B. to Join FEAR ELECTION MAY NOT BE DECISIVE NEW Oet than fifty supporte s of Senator Harding and Oovornor Cos, Republican presi denltal candidates last night joined In an open letter to them asking their pledge to wo'If, it tor the entrj of the" United States into the I eagie of Nations y.jth whatever re- of the Lodge reservations two- thirds OL the senate rriaj approve The letter staled that its writers wished to secure commitments from the candidates aMhlsitluie.oaa the approaching national ejections Indecisive ot, Issui! of. the campalgn'and jinttv leave the vital question entry into arty league or association otlll dead locked in the senate or between the senate and the White Houso with de clsion more hopeless than before The Herald usual Is ar- ranolns for the most complete election possible thlli evening Not only will. Southern ,AI results be made available through the Herald's battery of district correspond ents, but the results from other parts of the from Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will be 'eec'uTed by the Canadian! Press leased :wire to the Herald office. Bulletins on the results wlU be posted at the Herald office? and the latest Information on the results may be obtained, by calling 1224, .or 1252 on 'tho telephone. Longest Put in HUtory of Fatally for Sinn Fein Not With Him at the En-i-No Demonstration at Prison Been Ke- From Jail Once Before Because of Hunger'Strike. __-_ LONDON Oct. MaicSwiney, lord mayor of Cork, died at Brixton prison, this 5.40 o clock traismorning.- His death a hunger strike of more than days, eclipsing any in the annals ot the medical-world. r who had been unconscious; for seveial days, did not lecover his faculties before he died. Father Dominic, hisptivate chaplain, and his brother, John, were with him when the end came. Father Dominic was at the prison all night and did not leave until several hours after MacSwiney passed away.'" DECOND CR.OKS RASPS. MAY; 06 ON MARKET> HAMUVrO.NVOat., Oct. }l the Bno weather continues a lew.days longer.decond crop1 raspberries may be sold by the crate by-M. Swales of laud, Ontario, who has an ei-, ceptloually large crop rapidly ripening. The October berries' -i are said to he perfectly formed p and even larger than those of j suninaer. Earl) Morning Showed Little Interest Among, City Voters It IB bellevedvthat an arrange ment vyill'be reached by which each sldercan at least claim It has not yielded" its main contention, and it is asserted Premier Lloyd Decree v.ill proposals vvhili.Ve hopes will make an in -created output of coal so certain that it will possible to grant immrdlFtoly the Increase of wages demanded by the mmtrs Miners ouotcd as saying they are confident the government will before lonq find a way to concede the miners" claims. Press is Hopeful Nevv'jpayor'; 'of this iilv continue hopeful for the- most part anil express, relief a' the National Union ot Hall wavmen'i decision to defer calling a strike Such action It Is understood Svlir not ie tnkeu before Wednesday whatever happen-! The labor confer enci> which called the pirlia- ____ rear lhat There Would be Split legislature Group Unfounded Ocf 24 to expeditions ihe conference held here Government Must Orde Of'OMead ___ i Look to Govern ment For Protection of To Run For Office, OTTAWA, Oct. workers will look government itself for the'protection of their rights lo lake pirt in said "Mr Tom Moore, president of tho Trades and DRAYTON OPTIMISTIC f an .da D1 RURAL VOTE HEAVY AS WEATHER IS FINE Indications lodav In the city -were lhat there woufd'not he, an extra 311 tha mhmrllv -Vote oti tha prohibi Lion referendum polls opened at i o clock and'at'eigEt o clock only 20 votes had polled at Central school thp heiftest poll in the citv i Fine weatt-er thnraenout Soutnerv Alberta today will IlEely result in. all "rural voters who are Interested get to the polls i which the drys rife banking lor a big [u tfrelr favor .'The pblls are tj'ofi till S pm J In n WINNIPEG Oct on the part of the majoritv ot voters re Billed In l'8al polling in the referendum up to noon today less than lo per cent of the total Tote bfc iut In some of the outlvmg dis t. there was an entire absence ot women voters while In tho downtown sections thej made a good showing Relatives Not Present John aud the chaplain who had heen waltlnR down stairs hi tt-c prison were told by of- ficials at 4 35 o clocW that they should go to tho majors bedside ni lhc-7 thought death was approaching. -The brother sslcd for the p'lvueso'oJ coin- muhlrating -with other relatives who ere not present but the officials re- fused him tho use of a telephone, Alter the prisoner s deatb his broth- er and the" chaplain sa> were not permitted to tbe prison until 0 clock John MacSwfaey con voved word lo the widow of the Ion mayor who was staling it a.vrest-end hotel with Mr and, Mrs former London eiecutlvo of lho! Irish Selt-DiHerminallon League." Take Body to News of MacSwlrioy's death had not become known in the district around Briitbu prison until after nine o'clock. The usual largo police was on duty inside tho prison grounds to. prevent, any demonstration, but untsitlo and along the'road leading to the main highway, there wero no uu- usual signs ot activity- civilians wore availing thero as they usually did In the .early days of tho lord mayor's hunger strike. Violently Ant! British Terence MacSwIney was forty years old, and-was one ot the most pvorain- cnt Sin o rs e-ir MacSwiney, accompanied by her parents and the Misses Annie and Marv MacSvune> sibtero of the lord mayor arrived at BrUton prison at 30 Canadian Vote b New Hampshire 1 In Favor Of League Democrats Count on Getting it Talk About L'lll O11IJI rLJUUlo, a clrapc'r's Tjecame" a poet, a'playwright uefore taking--1 up politics "seriously, v Later he became violently anti-Brltlah. In'Wakefield n 1815, he met .Murlc.1 letot a wealthy Cork distiller; .who vtsited the jail, nnd shortly, after, they were married, despite" uiuch op- position. J 'MacSwiney was Sinn Fein member for Cork parllament.iii 191S; seat. He was present at tbo-Rrst BCS- slon ofVllie Irish parliament' when tlie.rarJub- llc'Vas vaar_...elected lord fi --j'sV It Worhed Once. various'pulitleal offence? he had I Ijeen in. jail with briet intervals of lib" C- 9 was oae o te mos pvoran- Veiflcrs, He started Wo as Decision Reached Saturday At "Wet" Law Will Be One of Issues VICTORIA, Oct. Brihsh Co- lumbia legislature was dissolved short- ly after 2 p.m. Saturday. Nomination day has been set ns Wednesday; Nov. ember 10, rwitii the election on Wed- nesday, ne'c'ember 1. The present house has until Sep- tember ill 1921 to fun, butrlt iaj sel dom that any houso runs_for_it3.ful.l Cerm. TAs constilulcd today life houso consists .of Consena-J lives, Socialist and'Mrs.' Ralph SrniljS the only woman on independent. v'Therfl Ifi oub V.TV> .L. T______ f erly sliice 19IC, and in.Octob- Contfuued on Pafee Slve ion cog ircl there jre Indications lint a r.ul wav blriko oven If pvcntualh oiled nuj be rctlher Intf hc-irtcd inosssgos from local hrancJic-. are sai'I to have been received at tlie head- ot the un.on expressing hos iiiMrlers oi mo uitiun cspuci iijutis uiti to the idea ot a stuXc being salurclaj helwoen the nbor g'oup companied uj dcclaiotlons thit ininv j ln the legislature anil the oxecuth6 of the men will refund lo ohejr w.h a comnntleo of the Ontario Independent Laboi part) was a love teaat, instead partjf AMIS il LOVU IttiCTt, I1IOI.CUU said that until a ballot of a flndiug affair It had bien workers has teeii taken Iho allitude that lion Walter Hollo, mm of J 11 Tnoma-, sccrDlin of the or labor ahd Hon. Harry 3 lonal Union of ymon, will_cer ona n _ lalnlj influence, a large number oi the membeis emes In a speech delhored Sunday, Mr Thomas while expressing sjmpathi for the miners warned his audlenco of the danger? ot a strike, which ho said, ho realized "'might load fo the down- fall -o'r all. ofr 'Ho declared lie was firm in his determination not to lead BUch' a' strike. Mills, the TROOPS ANJ) NATIVE .WORKERS CLASH IN CAPE'-COLONY; 14 DEAD ruiii Cape Colony, Oct 24 -'-J'bnrtcon persons were Kill- e'fl-and Iftboiil'thirty wounded In a clash uetwaon natives and troops and police, Saturday, following tho arrest of-maasaisiiabaj, president of the na- tive workers' union. Thi! fighting he- ganwhen .a crowd to rescue llaeaUbaba from UiG.'policy-station. A tier two or vain.attempts, tho MOD "Buccecdtd In entering' the sta- police called for the BOldlcri who 0rcd.up.on aml.dls pcrsc'dlheni.. Among the dead were twer iluprbcans, while several cans minister of mines, -parlicu.......... former, would be gjren a hot time, hut according'toVElaleTrienls given to- tho holli wefe cotnpll mented on t.hb manner they were couductiris 'their departments Hon. Mr. llollb will continue leader 0 he labor group in tho-legislature 'hero wasi only" one absentee'-from Iho Hdiaiilh, ,labo member for: South Waterloo Tlit iross wns'narrcd from1 It to con terenco on N'ovembtr 20. An official slated lhat the confercne md neon called because of threat that tho labor group: would not folloT Mr. Hollo during session. GREEK KjNG WORSE ATIIBNS, Oct. AleiAnc cr's condition has become worse, sa> a bulletin Isaiiod last night. Ills hear Is seriously affected nnil ho fa suff ing from Is staled. STRIKE ON riUMANIAN RAILWAY nilCHAnKST, Oct! go eminent hns' ordered .tho .nillitar forces to suppress any rioting alien Ins the gcnerit railway1.strike now progress 'the use of: any Anil leans, Including bombs and gas BhcV Labor Congress of Cantda lervlcw last night regarding the order jirt issued li> the president ot tho amdian isatlonal iv s forbid itg employees of tint organizition cm..taking part in uuillics or holdlns ublic ottiee Mrl opinion is that it Is ristic nnd a demiml which Can not o unchallenged Ho staled that, con nry to tho assertion of Senaloi GId son: Robertson, lhat it was n i nit 16" or tho'Canadlan National preaideiit, not the govorntnenl to deal vllh was lo Ihe spvernment lo gain ertress of what ho considers i efanclng of tbfe taking away of iioiiil al rights and .the destruction of rlnciple of dcniocratio The order continues to cause wide [tread comment in labor circles and t is more than likely that the ques tiny biiiuu jctnuiiij cr 1917, secured his release, from Jail by hunger strllsiiiB. probable-the -inquest Tsill be held 'at the prisorn today, after which tho boily will be turned over to rcla- OVER CANADA1? FINANCES Oct Henry ton mlnlstLr of who Is here lodiy lo meet tbe bond dealers expressed great oplinfism as to the financial posltioi of Canada at tho present time He emphasized however Iho universal necesstlj for thrift and economy To tho reported prospective ibohtion of tho Ylctprj Bond committees Sir Henry said that these committees had done good work and'he thought-lliey w.ould probably bejont TWO SUICIDE IN VANCOUVER ntinued Independence Oct special fo Ihe WOrld this morning 'Democrats--.count on winning strength In lUmpshlie from Cnn- adlans who b can" citizens of the United Slntes and who are Interested in seeing the league ot adopt- ed Senator Moses who opposed tlio Ieagii6 In the senate, needs Iheir-voters to ho re elected Speeches of fjomtor Hitchcock are lielnfc, circulate 1 ,ra >.ow Hampshire In which ho poinla 9111 that the league guarantees independence for-Canada from Great Brittfn Senator- Hitch cocli believes thla country has oyer looted tin fact lhat Canada is a. t is more than likely that me qnes Ion will ho brought to Otlawn for stick of cyanide of potash clenched In "IUU511t tain Officials at the home .office withheld comment On tho case this morning isidu from saying that lion had been taken and every moans resorted lo, including forcible feeding during the last few dajs, In an effort lo keen tlio prisoner nlivc. Hours MacSvvIney was unconscious for thirty-six' hoars before bis ilealh oc- curre-1, it'is staled. Falher ppminic; Iherefore was iinnblo' lo giv'o him the lasl sacrament but he administered exlremo unction.' The cause of MacSffbiej's death was heart failure, according to'a'slatement issued al the home office. This statement is considered on In- direct airtwer to tho criticisms of Dr. Joslah Oldfiold, thd piTslcian.and pub- licist, who had declared it tiae wrons vaca'n'oy in the lionee, tbat ot Atlin. J I'rerifler Oliver stated tliat he Issue a'hianltesto early next week pui% lining th'o appeal of. tho government lo the people. Government control of' the sale of. lidUor is such a wide question that the government, it is stated, has ilectd-. submit a set rf general prin- ciples for tlio proposed nciv.art nnd secuie tho benefit of public opinion at the hustings before finally drafting measure. L -The chief principles of thai measure remain undisclosed, predicted in official circles that among them will ba the piinclplcs of a reibK- able'permit to purchase, adminlstra" tlon by an independent commission" and a refusal to allow, sale pri- vate -'parties. Liberal and Conservative forces arc preparing for an aggressive campaign. Sugar Prices Dropping Again a new OE prmkgeii Ullil nv.jan the world.by reason tor the lord mayor s: doctors to au 011 in fight to form Ihe cague of In a speech in the senale S, -'-'said Canada. r Lox 'Wins O I Uri i TAKES OF ABSENCE OTTAWA; Oct. as result ot Ihe recent trolibles at King- ston peiiitcfltlary, Wa.rden Ponsfonl Is taking leave- of abSSoco and Tlrlg.- General Wi Oil K All adthess of welcome- by T, Norris of Manitoba will onen a ibrceday con- ventlon uf I'H' raiirriinn Instilnlc ot 1 Mining a'ld M-tnllurgi hr-ro Hjtlny. p. 1-'. S. piesidMit of tno in- tiltiitp. will alsti arWfcsa the gather- iiiK durlng'tho mornlng.V The principal ilteciissifllKtoday will be on vsestern cojil-and mHrketlng. Aboul 100 delegatesJ from iiarls of ai.d the States vv ill VJP In FIVE FEET OF SNOW IN, V I'AKTS OF FRUIT TREES SUFFER '____________t 3 CItA.ND JUNCTION'. Col., From three inches to five snow toniglil coders western Colo- rado Mountain' roads arc closed, fruit trees wilh fruit unpicliCif aro KEAll THKEB UUR1EI) J5Y COAI, IN WRECK] I'HILADBljl'HlA, Oct hrcaVIng of a Irwck on dne of 23' cars loaded wllh coul was Iho cause of ;i wreck near nadnorj early yostfinlay. It Is feared tbat three persons, a man, t woman anil a child, vvlio wero stand- lug on the station platfoim might be under the A large force worked IhroilfClioal yesterday but al n late hour no of the bijrl- ies had bnen feu ml. reporter! to have broken under t.._ illllonal weight with heavy loss. 'At Ouray the ternpcralure was repoctfiix 10 degrees above zero.'. The snowfall -here was officially reported as three inches, the bcavitsl _of any snowslorm intycars. NCM, SOClAtiSIS lE'.TO INTERNAtlONALE; 1'AKlK Ocl. con- demning the course ISkcn by Ihe Gen- eral of labor of-------- ____________ erence to third were iniornaiioniwu, j by delegates" of workers In tbe 'tMlile Industry of'tXp UNo rcgjin at their (juarlorly ineonpg Delegates: from Pas ,tlans of tho j voted lo aclhoro lo theM I natlonale. ;