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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'ft ALMmrA. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2G, 1920 NUMBER 265 ALBERTA VOTES "DRY" BY MAJi Lethbridge Votes 216 Four Provinces Are "Bone-Dry'? MAN. DRY BY OVER Feature of Manitoba Vote Wet Majority in City of Winnipeg SASK. IS COLUMN City Not So Wet as in 1915 ButTotal Dry Majority in Riding Is Provincial Constituency Rolled UE Record Dry Towns Mostly Wet- Lethbridge is Albeita is diy! That is the veidict given Monday at the polls in tLe to decide whether or not the peo- ple of Albeita ant the importation of liquor from adjoin- ing pLovmces prohibited is wet by 216 majority. Lethbridge went wet on July by 326 majonty. Lethbridge fedeial constituency is diy. The rural vote overcame the Lethbndge majority and lan up the into the four figures. COUNTRY DISTRICTS OVERWHELMINGLY DRY WINNIPEG, Oct. formidable affirmative majorities In virtually ail of the rural constituencies; Manitoba went'oh' rcc; 6rd in yesterday's referendum sis fav orlng bone dry prohlblton with a temperance plurality which the flnal returns may show to be around 15 000 Winnipeg, however, revealed Itself as tho stronghold complete returns giving a negative niajontj of. The pronounced adverse vote In this CUA was the tea turo. of the referendum. St.: Boniface also registered a heavj 'wet" vote; .Wet.City, Dry Country The sharp cleavage of opinion lbe twcen the sentiment hero and that of tho rural areas was manifest at the outset In five first countiv con- stituencies where the; returns.. .were completed a Mrv majority of over nine- thousand.wJa'slibwn which in It- self completely offset vote Dry In Riding bridge, with the advent ot the women ra With later returns, the XAl 10 o cloJc this morning figures vote the wet majority of tho 191o elec figure mav be mcreas gathered by the Herald In 62 of the Ion nould he swung (o a drj majoritj A. feature of the'vottng In, Winni- Joined the'Procession and Vot- ed to Stop Regina'Has Big Majorih MOOSE JAW, SASKATOON DRY, P. ALBERT WET pet; yesterday jroted to, stop tho importa- Uou of- Intoxicatlns llquora. Latest figures estimated the major ity ot the drys at nearft 10 000 The re-1 turns show the following Kegina City Incompleio, yes ?SS5, no 3714 a major Ity of 329 Regma. constituent eit'lu slve of .the city wijh 87 out of 150 sub divisions give 1180, a majorlt> for ihe of 317 The J at 8t returns available from -the other onstituencles show 310'7, no The noting exceptiona'ly ght less than" oO 000 Of the eglsterea lolerjuln tho province go nJB to the polls one other city, Hegina shows a et majority, wljile the constituency N.S.WENT DR Y BY Maritime Province Delivered Enormous Majority Against Liquor Imports princlnal polls out ot 83 showed wet'and drj a dry majority for the constltuencv of 1151 There are still 27 pollsjn ontljlng points to hear from but there are no large in any and Iho result Fill be little chrngfji It is a pretty fair gness that final in tno Leth ondgd federal coristrtflenty will be about This comiisres wllli J015_ results-n hen tho drr majority in Inc. as at .Jn'lh'e the tola! Tote .cast was wet D06 drr, a majority for-Hhe- wets of. 216. The total vote'cist was. 2.02S-as against a total registration ol 2600 Comparison With 1915 It has been oxr0cled that -In Letb. and that this citv would no longer en j was exceptionally large per cenlage ot electors 44190 out of registering their opinions Results by Constituencies An incomplete summarv of results o> distinction uncinlabia itaerwlse, of being the only wet citj _n Alberta However, though the v omen worked hard Curing tho cam (Continued by i con tttuencles lows Winnipeg Selkirk Iiisgar Ma'eDonald Portage Brandon Bouris Springfield Neepawa Marquette Dauphin. iii Manitoba 'fot 25291 2003 13-.1 1905 2'2S 114" Ia38 2043 Incomplete" np.ifes 324S 4204 2.G-52 0267 1.705 dry majority of 700 and Iselson U) complete, give drj majorit} of 491 Incomplete returns from Provenche constituency, give il76 no; .1010.yes Early Manitoba Results WINNIPEG, Oct. ivil be a rtrj province in the future'as a result ot today s Hrjuor referendum tho niafor l> for tne urv forces caiino lie given completely tonight The re T i. T TI J IT J TV. i formers Bay it wilj. amount to inor former Liberal Hart Hard lime SCTCn thousand while winn: Body Will Be Turned (her To Family After Burial in Cathedral IlQNDON, Oct. Inquiries which lave been made of members of tho family on behalf f of the goyernment regarding tho arrangements for tho funeral Mayor MacSwmey have been Interpreted by Father Dam- Inlc, the late lord mayor 1 private chaplain, as an Indication tlut there will be up interference with the fam- liy's. plans and' that the body ue. turned over to them immediately after the inquest. This, the homo office states, will he Ing Pending the Inquest tho dctaMs of the arrangements for 'the funeral and the route (o he taken in' removing tho body to Cork hava been loft unde termmed body Is Milt In tho Drliton.'prls'on 'morgue, clothed In a coarse brown Franciscan habit It h reporterl from Dub'in that all Ihe ircrtbcrs of the Itlsh ublican parliament, Intend to come to London fof-tho obsequies here, It la stated ihat'a'bodyguard 6f fifty Irish. volun- teers attend tho funeral party thfough6ut the 'journey. A deputation of 21 members of the corporation of Cork, headed by Deputy Mayor p'Cailaghan arrived this morn- Ing to ttttenj.tlie london services and Contlnted 6 Obtaining :rHearing" at Big Meeting DEFENDS RECORD OF GOVERNMEN NJ Oct 26 Premier Mcighen and ifon James Calder had a stormy journey for tlie'tlme they ad- dressed tlie first which the new premier'had attended of a political nature In the west since as Eiiming that office The auilienco seem cd mure jiaillv.iilarly' interested in Mr Calder, prem- ier, liut. devoted some atten- tion to'the premier. The meeting was held in the large'hall of the" Industrial bureau and was well filled-when Isaac PHtMado, K.G.j tho chairman, a lead- ing Liberal, called the mooting to order. Tho premier was-preceded by Hoii. J A Calder, who is to accompany t' o liromlcr on his trip and who peg has voted surprisingly strong-to tho wets, the country districts wi roll up larxe majorities for. prohib lion. Meantime the total wet major Ity for the city Winnipeg seems t be and'the rural vote' cipated to be dry around t offset the city's tendency. -The-vote, at thjs hour. is.very, in complete and it 1 Inrfl to make a accurate. estimate. f Huriiboldt.gives the following: Yes 72 no" oOf" Prince wet by 026 ma oritv, Moose Jaw by 722 Swif Current dry by 200. lorkton, dry bj 50 and Regina Gitj-iivot.bylSOO. Dry Growe RtOlJxA, scores to be heanl fron is now slighllj As all more rural districts are swelling the OTT estimated are running from 11 000 to 14 OOOittjWfS noon today that it eral flays Be accurate court could be given ,The Sad state of the roads that kept file -yo'e, down in sparsely settled areas is responsible "or the delaj in getting t'jo final re 'APE DISTRICTS GO DRY HALIFAX, .Oct. Forty-thousand s the estimated.majority by which the 'drys" won overUhe wets in the vote oday on the "rete'rendum .whether or rot the Importation of liquor into Nova Scotia County all' the way fromxsix luudred 'to all iQdlca'ions will eventually be recorded fbr.the victorious drj'B. With the eiceplion of- Halifax and Dart- no; large centres ot the prov- ince had recorded-a wet Halifaj: ;gave; the wets !oi 1094. while Dartmouth'added -11'4 and Woodside thf'ow Iii ita lot by another 1C, making .a ttpal Tiiajority of'142-1 for Halifax and Suburbs Cape Breton coun with such hrge centres as Sy3re> and Glace Ba> Sydney Klines and North.SydneyTecocjled a majority for the dry's of over five thousand, while the largest count} recorded et is that of: Pictbu, .whicb; while Btill iucom- plete, was six ..thousand late tonight. The prohibition forces estimate, tho by. forty thousand, Majority Swelled HiUFi-> OcJ returns rom'.'the outlying, districts of the received Ihis mdrning.'only seryed.to the huge liajorily by the dry forces u yesteruay s referendum on tl e qiic-- jou -as to whether or not tho nuporta Ion for pererjial use was tp be continued hilo offlcial figures ill not be out for some t.ns believed that they-will show, a majority of .upward of thirty thous- City was the only cen- ter giving a wet majority Reduced From to Through Smaller Majori- tica in Most Rural Edmonton and Medicine Hat All and French Population Voted Mostly Wet Alberta remains In the dry obluirin'as a remit of the verdict at the polls on Monday when the people were Hked their opinion on the importation of liouor. The reiult of (tic vote, to far as it Is available, shows the dryu leading In the province with a majority of some out of about votes Is as a dry majority of re- ported the day after the prohibition vote of July 21, 1915. f "Dry1 headqilarters In Edmonton are not claiming more thin 2 I total possible majority tof in their favor as against dry majority in'1915 Their slogan in this election was dry L majority, which they expected to reach as a result of the fact that t all women were eligible to vote on this election for the first time i by constituencies were rtpl available mortilnn, but Lethbndje city went wet'by 216, Calgary dry by 459, s dry by and Medicine Hat dry by 100 The mining centres-and the French settlements in the north returned the principal wet ma joriHes, EDMONTON, Oct. of more. Contrary to gensral txpeetatfons. BIG VICTORY FORWRANCEl i SEBASTOPOL, Oct. thousand Russian Bolshevik sol djers have been taken prisoner, and many cannon and large quan titles of war'marterla'l .have been captured in raids carried out by Genera! Wran'gel's.army recently. CENTENARIAN DIES MVtV ElC CM 23 Mnlcnarian In the norson ol Mr: Tonias Robinson, She was bora m Gharljiitetown P E I., In 1S19, tho i! iiighler of Ja "fl-i'l i lio built th' parliamcn1 bu Id Ings.-in that In elude eighteen greatgrandchildren. than voted Man day on the liquor voted yes and no, dry ity in Alberta of to figures compiled the Edmonton Journal at 10 o'ctoclj thlf mSriijn9i WHISKY RUNNERS SIGHT TRAINMEN AT EASTPORT, IDAHO SPOKANE, Oct. guards are en route to Eastport, tjie Canadian boundary -where', .according to W. E. Stauf- fe.r.'chicf agent of the Spokane Ii1te'rha1iona'l 'Railway, trainmen Were bclhg' intimidated and at- tacked by alleged, whiskey run- ners. d official count it made on lling tlie'dryt will have a majority. STEAMSHIP ARRIVALS MONTKBAU Oct. The sleamcr Corsican docked here yesterday. The Empress 'of France Is. due to reach Quebec, tomorrow with 173 .first, ,53? second and aboard. NO ELECTION UNTIL TARIFF IN BLACK AND WHITE IS PLACED BEFORE PEOPLE "briefly '.tonight what' hfe considered porno o( l.ho outstanding achievements ot the government in recent years, Mr Calder spoke ot tro nppearnnco of Mr Mefghen in Winnipeg tlireo years igo in the war election and naked'If the government hart :ont its mandate. :Thero wore Tpclferous cries of "no" from various :parts of tho hall. said Mr. Caldor, "la n niAttor vhloh bear investfgS' and declared from that elec- lion tfl the ofid ot the war the govern i 71ve (Continued on Page 4i. Is Dry By 415 Maj. tuT Macleoil constftuoncy will ably: 'found, when'tho lolal rcttirnn :iro ha'vo pfoditecd tho smallest dry majority In the province. In 'somo 60 noils hoard, from. Including all the. Pass polls, Ihero Is n dry .-majprltj' of: '115, probably .bo to COO or 701) when nil the returns are In. L" ;ihc rasa'towns aii voiuu Coleman which wns slightly dry. (own of'MacIeod, thpuch _wcts hail no organization, returned a wet verdict of.W 'majority as against a dry majority.nf 8 in.the lust election, Ciareaholm ran up a.diy vote of over 2 to .Following An Iho figures of the con- slitiicncy: "Pill vCuiuiiiueii uii ATHENS, Oct. The throne of Greece, madf vacant by the death of King Alexander, will be offered- to Prince Paul, thlrd'-ion. of former King CcmBtantme, it officially announct'd.- .ATHENS, Oct. King Alex- ander of Grtece died, at thit afternoon. His death was dtie to wounds'he had rteelyftd'ln an at- tack on him by a pet monkey in October, the: Kin'g being bidly mutilated, Throuahout last night flie heart action trcvi weaker, hfs debility became rpore prorounced and pulmonary troubles iwere In tense..- Breathina... at r times j was most difficult and at noon'loday It W.IB druiuMrii.eu that the king's condition wac hopeless. Came to Throne, Premier Meighen for Tariff That .-Will Enable Industries to Operate in Canada and to Expand Their to the "Political Jig Dancing" of Opposition Record of Tariff on Implements 'jn Mr. King's Time and Now. Alexander' socceededuo.tho.-lhront; of Greece in Jilno .1917 -when his father, King Constanlinc, abdicated in response to the demand of France 0-eat Britain and liussh, tlio tliroo whlcn hail ijuannteed tlie con- utiliitional' Illiorlles .of the Greek peo- ple. Alexander was' Ihe second- son b( Coiistoutlne ari'cl 'KL Iho .time of hla Accession was not 'quite 'El -years old. His older-' 'brother, -..Crown-. Prince (icorgc, ineligible for ALBERTA VOTE FIVE YEARS AGO tho throne because Herman sympathise; of aliened: pro- the total vote polled yesterday Is not. going to be nearly as larae as that recorded in 1915 when first, adopted prohibition. The dry major-; ity on the referendum will be onlyjijjlf. n large as years aflOt JTKe in 1915 v.as: Dry wet dry majority of It It prebablo-ihal.when the'fiiwl' and e potlu _ of about Early Result 8763 Dry a i to accorBlne t_ midnight last night, Alberfl jesterday voted in favor of the pro hlbltion of Importation of licjnor. The dry majority is shown to bo 8763, which should ho increased to consider abb over when, flnal-rej turns are in Neither'the vote nor majoritv nearly 4s heavy as was anticipated by tha prohibition forces, and Is about ihaii the majority given oa tha stralglu} pro- hibition vote in 1916 Thrto oMlie cit ics, Calgary, Edmonton and. MeSicim: Hat gave-dry majorities, while Leth- briduo gave a wet majority- P.ed Deer give a laOO dry majority. Pro iiibition in Edmontoi anticipato a majorjty 'on tlie final count Tho vote of ironiea throughoul [be province was a factor. In Calgsr> it appeared to about evenly ed with" tha male vote. The total returns for the nrounei up to midnight show that less thai slxlj thousand were cast Thii figure maj ue raised to or '0 OtfC when i Blairmore "Holdup" Case Hearing Big Court Room Secured' aw Imposing Arrav of Legal Talent (By Staff Reporter) BLAIRMOR8, Oct o'clock this morning before Jusltco J drcsbiin, J'rank Delaney, A P. F plalnoloMiea man, -will stand trial fo holdlni; up Charley Clartdge of Conlinuod on'l'ago Six. WIKNIPEO, Oct. Canada on any class of gouds should A defense ol tlie government 8 courao over the 'past threo y.earsi an attack on what ho termed tho.'fp'olltt cal jig-dancing" 'lion, W. L. Mac- kenzie King in hfs present western tour, and a statement on the govern- ment's :tarlff policy featured tlie ad- dress hero tonight of Hon. Arthur Mclghcn, premier of Canada, lii ihe opening mooting of-hla..tour ot. the western provinces. 116 was preficded by Hon. A.'J. Onldor, who Is to ac- company tho premier on his trliy and who reviewed briefly tonight what ho considered some, of tho outalHiidfnj; nchievemenU of In're- cent years.' :v "There musl said Prertie'r Molghen, "such n tariff as will' make It pay Canadian industries to remain in Canada and make it pay Industries to grow and'lo make gooilu within this country. Up to that Hod go. I-Dsk the people of Winnipeg if you first of all decide that you must take account of tho needs of Industries anditha need ot keeping them Iii this country, can you possibly adopt a more restricted principle than that? VVe'cfo not Intend to go further. There la nu value whatever in a tariff that doe's less. I do not sao.how to find out is'necessary eiccptiby the niosi careful and- thorough enquiry lhat can he made. .That Is tho course tho government, is-pursuing, and be- foro tho electorsrof this country arc askvu to decldo course sniljthe vagaries 'of pur Appositions they will navo n ilcflnfto tariff from ui In black ny that prlii- jSjo'lVHiava dellncd, by the lint 118 I Mvo clearly set; put, that licjjf will .1 afa 'lie "wfellicr jt .tflll 'lie pijBjilblo to have CA1.0AHV, Oct the liquor election of 1915. fought to banish tho bar anil put At- berti under a.liQUor act where- by, lirnior .could bo" obsatneil un- der, certain restrictions, the final returns showed a total nf votes-..cast of which were for banishing the bar anil giving 4 majority of against the 'f .bar. i Incln'dcd, In vote lot. epolleil ballots. tho total were VANG011VER :KEFINERY bROPS SUGAR PRICK VAXCOTVBR. 6'nt. drop in Iho. wholesale- price of sugar of ii.W per, hundred pounds'to was announced' herd, this morning by the British Colombia Sugar refliiery. whole- sale p'rico for changed this..morning, nt 11. tcnls' per' po'uiiil.- It was offered refntl February and of Neu lean tOimopolHan hotel On evening. The case has created serai? a sensation interest is The Masonic hall has been sacure for the trial U 13 certain to be crowi cd a bitter I6gal battle is ejpectet I II. Onllund of Lelhbtiage larbee jremlned for Delanev and S. B GHII of Dhlrmore and 0 F of bridge and L H Putnam of Blat more, as aisochtft counsel fo" td prosecution T' Mr. It'la fc'iS listed by J W. MncDcnald ot Mi kod The trial may co-Jaumo" two daj aoms of thi travellliig men, been called tho prosecutloir. YORK, llohip se> ard Georges Carpontler malcliecl hero 4WS: afternoon', for A fight for tho eight chatnpion- pf.lp of the world, The contract nil! be formally signed Under Iho terms of, tho contract as agreed ttpon today, the fvgillsts -nlll meet sometime between.'' yebrniiry. 1" nml ,'ulj 1, 1921 'Iho conditions stipulate a bout between JO and for i record pKrse nnil a jiercclilngc. of Ihn n nvlnc rtfolnls, SUFFOCATED IN A SANO PIT Oct. J6 Three bojs, ran git1 from six to 13 yearn, were 6nf-t< focatod and two others-wcfo rescued from a like fato list nlgiU nhen a eand pit in which lliey phyln6 raved in. ;