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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta LBTHMUQGB. AUEKTA. -WEDNESDAY, OCTQDER 27, 1920 NUMBER ''Bail Fixed at Three Thousand Dollars in Celebrated Case COUNSEL CLARIS CLIENT NOT NORMAL Succumbs To Hunger Strike BRITISH (By a Staff Rerorier) De laney, of Calgary; A. P. P. private de in tho much-heralded hold-up'staged'in the Cosmopolitan hotel; Thanksgiving Day was remanded for trial at flvo o'clock lasl evening by Justice of lisa Peace J. W. Gresham, bail being fixed at sh'ared equally by the.accused abil two suritles. Bail was immediate- ly forthcoming. The .'hearing, which consumed the whole day, was'clooed with three very eidijiiont -addresses by counsel on both sides.' The witnesses wero all called by the all told substantially Ihe. same story. Under the. gruelling' ot 'solicitor Ostluiid, a'number minor CQntra.dlctlnns" caiile put more' ot which'niay.be'heard the casb comes before the higher court at Its ficasjoii in Macie'od. 1 Outlines Argument the'. calling ol witnesses, solicitor. counsel..'for the "plaintiff, outlined the argument of :Mr.r Gillis said that Ihey'.were.allegiiie that the accus- lJelancy.''dHTon 'the .IStli of one Cliarles Clarjijge, 'clerk 'of Ops'- wHhfa'geiitleman named Booker reg- hotel and abandon- Lord Mayor MacSwiney ot Cork, Ireland, who after a prPlonged Ill- ness, finally succumbed, to a protract- .ed hunger Etrilio 'on Monday of this week. One of Executive Is Optimistic and Believes That Settlement Will Be Before theHDay Closes of Embargo Order Sigijificant LONDON, Oct member of the njiners' execu- tive bodyinfoimed the conference of union dele- gates heie today that there was every prospect of terms foi a settlement of the coal btiike being reached tonight. It is leported the miners' leaders have accepted tho, 'governments teims and will submit themJto a confeience of the mineis' delegates The mine owners aie said to lave agreed to the government A report was current in parluiuen I cargoes has been removed aud tbi, ary circles that Mr George was Interpreted Iho strlb cd the-room Bpker asking th; it. was" aepprdln'gly .paid. Later, on ex- it 'was discovered used, towels ''w4re the. the.. rumple'd. the would announce settlement of tlie coal strike to'the house of commons.late his' afternoon. The main point of.the settlement, as reported, was two shillings advance granted in .wages forthwith and a graduated rise or fall, based on pro- duction and revenue. Tells Audience Why Heis'Supporting.Ne.w INUE TARIFF MOOSE Meigheri; preniier of Canada, and.Hon. J. A: minister "of immigration, addressed in tdnighl previous chairman Mr.-; C4I der, speairliik'.- ini: own con which Him to pa'r after Informing.Hooker that- the' roonl( liainent as'a -Unionist th'rcpfyeairs ago had-been'used, asked for the return i dealt frankly viui- the tariff 'question of. the ?3. :Mr.'Hooker handed pve'r which i'pfemter's: ad the money. accused came inlo the up tho clerk at. the point.of a gun, used obscene and abusive and" secured tfie money. Counsel for the accused followed by stating an objection on' the grounds that tho charge was not specific. The objection was noted. Claridge First Witness Mr. ChirHgc, Iho plaintiff, was the first witness called. Examined by hie- witness told the (court that ho had: held the position as aj clerk at the Cosmopolitan hotel, move, since August 1C. Previous to coming to Blalrmore he had been superintendent of the Soldiers' Re- cslabllshment' service for tho Koot- enay district C. Jl? said he had served for about three years In. the C. B. F. and had been "fairly messed up by tho -The witness said he knew the accus-. cd ..'At.the request of his sol- icitor be recited the .events which j culminated in'the alleged hold-up on Thanksgiving, night. The witness gave a clear, straight-forward state- ment, BJiowing more tlmn ordinary In- telligence cm the wllnezs stand. He 61 tho registration on the .hotel register of Booker and Delaney, of .them eating supper with Inspector Hoskelh 'nnd anolher' gentleman, of their paying for their meal In cash, of the later cancellation" of.the- room by reason of their leaving, by train that night, of paying Mr. Hooker the whfen the fbom was given up. Continu- ing, the witness salil ha reassigned the room to a.guest who had phoned fora room from Coltman, that, on the desire of the proprietor, Belccky, he.had .Inspected the room nnd found that.lt had been used to the extent was.necessary lo eusogb tho linen as .was always done at a first- class hotel.- Delaney Appears Finding that Ihe room had been used tho witness said, ho politely asked Mr. Booker forthe money hack. Mr.'Book- er. complained somewhat about the charge, but paid tho money. Continu- ing: -said that tlio next dress. In a declaratlqa othlSypplilical faith Calder aftlrmed' a'dhcreiice-tL the t ari ff plank the platform o the Conservative party. He emphasized his opposition nltke to free tradeiand.tp high prqtec lion, hia hpllcf tariff .for revenue and his belief, that the. tariff plank ICoiiUcued on Page negotiations taken a favorable frend. The conferences among representa tives ot ,the government, the miners which were in progress during the day yesterday and into last evening, were: expected to'bc resumed at -riboh- today, H was an- nounced .last night, after a There "were Indications, 'adjournment of-'tho hat details were to he arranged as riegotlatipns had .been decided upon the conference of the miners' execu- until that honr. Live-and the government again ad- journfd until tomorrow. The seltle- n'ent plan, as now indicated, calls [or :wo shillings advance to continue un- til a'-national been formed.: The fluctuation wages thereafler is fp be by uuils of sli pence, as tho revenne rises above-or falls below a certain -revenue. Delay Opening Mines LONDON', Oct day passed without a settlement of the coal strike: Unexpected -difficulties are being met and it seems almost impossible that the miners coWi" "re- sume until next'week, eveni'iC ;i settle- ment were-reached. Removing Embargo LONDON, Oct." United Slates shipping authorities here said this morning they expected that the embargo'impPsed with the "inception" of the coal strike would be removed today. ,This apparently refers to the British govern'mebt. order-issued" oil October 15 in connection" "with the embargo on llie export of coal pro- hibiting- foreign .ships' from taking .flu bunker coal BriUsh jiorts f "The emb'argo' which 'prevented coasting vessels "TOO MUCH COMPETITION IS THE DEATH OF !u Sioux City Tribune. Thinks He Is Si ling f Greece Abandoned Idea That he is Occupant LONDON, Oct. King WatchfulWaiting Is "Dry" Policy Alberta. Social Service League Wait for Government To Act on Monday's Majority Over Ten Fourteen Thousand. Constantine- Grj to maintain; occupant a dispatch, to the still appears de that i he throne, i dbh Times'-from on Page 41. To Enable. Provinces to Train Teachers tb'r in Non- EngUsh Speaking Set- OTTAWA, "Oct. lailer part of yes- terday's conference '-iaf technfcnl edu- cation, Iho Important' question of tea- cher shortage and Its Influence on the Canndlanizliig of non-EnRllsli speaking settlements.was djscussed..- Tho position In the western prov- inces parllr.ul.arly iri review. Hon. G. T. Smith, Minister of education for Alberta, ilesdribed .the problem ot teacher shor the root of all difficulties tho non-English' speaking Immigrant. Salaries had.been Increased ami con- had beon imprbyeO.'but enroll- ment at teachers' 'training schools was lower tha'n ever. Tho conference uuariltnonsly passed a resolution strongly'expressing the opinion that ;.lhe -fede'ral government, should without delayTnrpvMe financial assistance lo. the' provinces so that an mleqiialo.fl.iipply of specially select- ed teachers may bo trained for, this work (in non-English speaking settle- .flid in rural districts provided with permanent, and atlrd'ctlvo homos. IMPORTATION IS POSSIBLE JMIL1921 Interpretation at Ottawa L'eads to Belief Provincial Control Not Possible UnUl End of Year OTTAWA, Oct. Canadian which have ap- Beared to the_ effect that, the Domin- ion government may, within a few weeks, issue tho proclamations based upon the results of the in four provinces, bringing about bone dry conditions, arc not in accordance with, the law In the opinion of federal olficers.' The situation is, one .which from- tho legal standpoint, involves tbo joint reading o( the proclamations under which this recent votes- wero taken and the provisions of the Can- ada.Temperance Act.' Tho prdclama-. lions provide that in the a province Voting dry, tho steps neces- sary to make the vole eitentive. must be tak'en'undcr section 100 of the Can- ada Temperance Acl. This seclloii distinctly states'that- the governor-- in-coimcll "may. at anytime after tho expiration ot GO days from the day on which same was adopted'declare that part two of this section shall bo, in force." The words "was.adopted" are Inter- preted hero as the data on .which the vote cud not the date.of the forranl declaration the fesulis. If this view of tho matter elands It uicans that no issued until lalo In December and'is It is not usually Iho pracllce ot the gov- ernment in such cases to. abide by'the strict letter ot-the it docs'iiot appear that Iho provinces will assume full responsibility for Iho Ijcjuor laws within their borders' uiilil .the new year. its Lucerne- correspondent For this reason; It whether he will consent to tha .accession son, I'rmce panl who. Is belter known to the as an ex cellent dancer nthdent ot inter- national politics dispatch asserts it is inderstpoi! no formal invita tlon to accept tlm throne has-been re ceived from Athene by Prince Paul bytthe Greek parliament; Former Queen Sophia, who received at the death ot her aSn, King Alexander yesterday mfirning Is pro strated with grief She applied se- eral for permission to rclnri to'Athens to nurse her son, but receiv- ed no reply to her appeal Constantine is :said to appear, agitated- and has been suffering from insomnia since tho inception of his sons illness EDMONTON Oct With the Is- uo decided beyond all doubt on the Ido of prohibition of Inter-provincial- Iijuor traffic, full omcial returns of kho efereiiilum taken iu-Alberta-on day will 'not -likely be available for or' three days. Appreximately people voted on tho question in he province' as nearly, as can be as- certained from the incomplete records and "z nlajoritj will- bo some- where'hetwecn and' If the lolls yet to. be jheard from maintain prohibitory margin' estabr ished by the Yepresentative" centres already reported Believing the of.Al- jerta is entirely in svmiathy-with the of the Alberta H. H Hull secretary" and campaign, in an1 CALLS FOR BONE DRY CANADA Oct. That the "dry" victories in tho western provinces and In Nova Scotia are a. definite pronouncement by the people of Canada for 3 bone dry Dominion and., a demand for fed- action to briny about that was1 the opinion expressed by Rev. Ben Sptnce, tecrctary of the L Domlnfon .Alliance, %yhen ,inter- .Indication clear and unmistakable, that the pec-pel of Canada not only want the provin- to exercUe their powlrs, but want'the federal authorities to act, It rnust be re- membsrcd that this. Is" a federal vote, although by the Inces, and the resultant action will be federal action. This then Is .not.th.c last.'shot Irt the.provincial camri.-iign ;ln thV various provin- cald Mr, Spence! f'biit rattier. the in nation-: wfde Canadian Press that'for the. time be- ing the council would'not press the government action. "We will wait and see what they do and we believe they, will.--do .-what We nelAve In Tavor of recprdeU Mon- day is of sufilcicni strbiigtii'to. warrant .he government making amendments to tlie "existing' :said" Mr. Hull. "Wo expect the dorse Ihe scriptions to fifty ahdHhe'smpunt of A'.. n IffJ, t SaskatcheWari, ._., 11EOINA, Pel; returns from-about oiie-iiu'a'Hef- of1; number ager for organization Informed, the HEARST GOES OVEHOCOX Sudden Development in Cam- paign in United Doesn't Caiise Joy Coroner's Jury Inquiring the Death of Lord MayotV -MacSwiney WIDOW ONE OF THE WITNESSES .LONDON', Oct. family of Lord Mayor SlacSwiaey has virtually completed arrangements for the fun- eral of the lord mayor. After lying in state In St. George's Cathedral from bis evening until tomorrow- morning a requiem mass will bo sung in the at 11 o'clock aod atv2 Tclock in the afternoon the fnnera! iroccsslon will start to the Bustoa station. The cortege will include an advance uard and a piper's band Then irlll ollow the clergy and the hearae, which will be Burrounded by a body- guard and followed" by. tho .'chief nourners, representatives of Irish republican Deputy. Mayor O'Callaghou, and the members of the Cork corporation and other Irish civil. bodies and kindred organizations. Cork Calls It Murder CORK, Oct. of the city iiall there was posted today tho follo'w- ing notice secolid republican lordrtnayor, siye of 5H3. Humboldt ,-aiid' with a few polls from iare the only .voto wet. .V Exclusive ot thd'isrsub'-divislons-In Reginn city, 48: .the-.SS, rura sub-divisions gav'e" USD for imporla lion and 205S RennltB from jcven' polls are required before 'complele returns! j the ncginu, constituency-can piled. Talk'About Engagement Jlerely a Prelude to Annpunce- men! of Marriage BRITAIN ONLY HAS SIX WEEKS' SUPPLY OF COAL, 'TIS SAID NEW YOUK, Oct. coals to Newcastle, Is no longef'a mere figure of speech, according to J. W. Forglc, nn exporter of that city, who arrived here today on the steamer Saxonln, Already, be- cause of tho British miners' ptrlkft a ship load sent (o New- castle from China and until mofe coal is Imported inlo' Ihe- fninotis coal the fuel will bo ration- Mr. t'orglo predtctSil, r.ddlng that tlio supply 'amassed against' the strike will last only six weeks; the Prince of Nyales is al- ready married Is' thS statement ina'dd by a resident in the city who has just returned frplnrthe Old ..Country. From the source W de- rived tlio Information, He considers well fact .it. Is. common talk In England that the' Prince Is married to a Duke's daughter and tbat the fumor of hla engagement to a Diike's daughter. Is.only a the .way for the announcement of Iho .Tiiarrlage. Considering tho roman- 'tic turn ot inlncl of. His.Iloyal credoncb ij given to' the report. KILLED WOMAN, SET FIRE TO BUILDINGS AND THEN StllCIDED __ JtARBOR Mich., Oct. 27. NEW. YORK, Oct. sudden awakening ot pub- lic interest in the of the election campaign is indicated in dis- patches from many parts of the United Slates received hero (his morning. On every hand it has been stated thflt this campaign has been one ot the tamest, on the public appear- ing Indifferent despite tho Importance of IhO'issues. Involved. There are in- dications, however; that Ihe finish In tho presidential race IB likely to be an exciting ono. Today's developments included a sudden switch by Wm. Randolph Hearst from -the Republican (o thoj', Democratic'side ot the batlle, a state-1" ment by Governor Cox charging lliati' unfair methods ore being ndopted In the closing days of the ca defeat him, strong predictions of suc- cess by loaders of both pt tho-blg par- lies and announcement by election oUlcers of new polling day features necessitated by tho greatly increas- ed number, of voters owing to the ad- Lawyer in Blairnipre Case En ters Strong Prqtcst, While Court-is of Cork lies as lay his ilredecessor murdered-by the liritlsb government; Cork Is in, mourning. or any section of them will take''only authorized action.- Orders will sued by proper authority Today passed quietlj, with the ex ception ot a slight stir caused n'y mili- tary raids on hanks in Bearch of fire- arms, placed in vaults for safe keep-' hig.; Soldiers not were re stricted to their barracks. x The body of Jos Mnrphy, one ot the hunger BtriVere in'CorkJan, who died last'night was removed to a church from" which tho funeral willlbo held tomorrow With the exception of Kenny and Donovan, who Bt'feTed to" rapidly Hearing doctors 'sa'y thero is still a chance to save IBe lives of the remaining hunger strikers, if 'they arc released. Return Open Verdict LONDON, Oct. ;jury of ten men. after. 13 minutes' deliberation this morning returned an open verdict at the inquest over the body Mayor MacSwmey of Cork who died in'Drfxton prison early Monday'frota the results of his- 73'days hunger strike. (ConMnued on Page (Continued.on Pago Five.) John 'llarado, a threshing machine' hand, shot and killed Mrs. Kennedy at her farm htime near hero! Monday night, set fire to tho .then went to llie barn and committed suicide after selling fife "to other farm buildings, according to the testimony ot .the six-year-old (laughter of Mrs. Kennedy at n coroner's lnq.uest here yesterday. W. C, T. U. CRUSADE AGAINST TOBACCO BOSTON, Oct. doom .of tobacco was sour Jed yesterday by Mrs. Ella Aldrich Gteason. pres- ident garb, and ried tour disguises.- Xono of them- wero armed. OBREGON OFFICIALLY: DECLARED PRESIDENT MEXICO CITY, cham- ber of'deputies at a special session yesterday officially announced the elec- tion iOf General Alvaro president of (he republic. The cham- ber "namrd necrmbor 1 as tha'ilat" for tho inauguration of the new executive PAPERS AMA'-GAMATED t TORONTO, Oct. Freshy-, terinu Witness of Halifax and the Presbyterian nnd Westminster ot-To- ronto, are to bo amalgamated anil form ono church weekly. MACSWINEY KNEW HE WOULD9NT BE GIVEN RELEASE LONDON, Oct. :JiRyoress MiicSv.-lney in reply io a gucsllpii by the coroner at the inquest fyllqwi.ng her husliand'3 death staled- thai she dcfilred to give evidence. She said .her name was Muriel .trances' Mac- j Swliiey' and that :shc livcfl In. Cork. Her husband was Torfihcei James Mac- Swiney, aged 40. "What was asked tho coroner. "An Irish was the. an- swer.' !'DM lie make a living' by answered Jirs. MacSwIn6y. "Mad ho aiiy was a school tcgchcr for ti num- ber of replied the lady mayoress Tho coroner pressed the point, and Mrs. MacSwiney replied. "My hus band did liollilng for years but worked for his 'Coroner Wyatl objected lo tho wit- ness describing her husband as an Irish which Eho re- Joined, '''1 don't see why; Ireland has an array of Its own; don't you calf that an. oicupatlon In >our .irmy'1' sili Ihd coroner, "but that Is a different thine entirety" Continued on I'afi ;