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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta UMK xm. LETHBWDGE, ALBERTA." THURSDAYt OCTOBER 28, 1920 NUMBER BRITISH COAL MINERS STRIKE SETTLED Suffered Much Agony But Was Conscious to The Last GHEAT .GRIEF OF i YOUNG WIFE! ATHENS, Oct ser j vices for the late King which will bo held Kridas, will bo. .ittendpd the croun prince of, Sweden, .according to present arrange- ments. :lle is In this city at the pros cnt'tlme. pther.nallons probably will be represented by their dipio-natic of- ficials hcic The cnlirt press of1 In the ile.ithj of King Alexander, deplore- the. loss ,of-i theiypuns who during aj short reign-had won great popularity King Alexander died at' o'clock' Vonday a'fleinoou His wife, Madame glands, '.was; at. the bedside 'and..the militarj staff of, the king was in the room, >Hppe been abandoned for livo the lung lived only with the Kxtreme unction was given an hour before he passed ihrty Aladame, her beautiful face showing tho ravages of gr-ef, sat at the left of the bed weeping Her sor row was tho greater because she io expecting [motherhood soon There wasrdeep disappointment and surprise queen mother Sophia illuh't comb1: for'family scritiment'is deepnn Greece crisis occurred aud'death folloVed within a few rain kjng died full} conscious but exhaustion tlie He seemed, to be making extreme efforts to jpeil. but could Immediately after the metropolitan t- Athens came recite pravers for the The blody king lies in the uni- form of generalissimo His four dress uniform at the bedside. PREMIER TO SPEAK IN LETHBRIDGE ON NOV. 8 Oct. prime minister, Hon. Arthur Meighen, and rly spent half an hour last eycnlng at tie C. P. H. de.pot, where they arc met ou arrival-by a large deputation of local Conservatives. The lartj-i include J and others. were mei. uu urnvui u> a isrgti uujmiaium ui v-unsur train arrived from the cast shortly after 9 o'clock. The p Premier and Mrs..Metfihen, Hou.' J. A. Calder, J. Black ana tuners. H was announced that Premier Meighen .will Bpeak at Lclhbridge oh the- evening, of and wilt "arrive in Calgary, o'n' the train from, the south ori: Tuesday morning, November 9. Premier, Meighon expressed himself as being'well pleased to be in the west again for a short time'. Neither, the premier nor other ;mem- bera oiliis party are discussing public questions during the western tour, except at public" gatherings. "Can't A Down A Match If He T __ Unearthed In Fernie Jail (Special Herald) Oct.- "nos-. ing1 about tne cetis in the clt> jail the citj police, "smelling rat" In the ihape of a strong oilor suggestive of feimentation, iud following the acent ran upon a minature1 still benind the heating Btove Some of' the boarders Ju the City Hestauranl had construi t- ed a small still in which they were making use'of and .mol: asses for of producing home-brewed'whiskeV: :Theii recess had-not beenLcpmpleted until the police interfered with tho scheme and> it .will result'.In oft of the s.upply of molasses to strates that while oat-. last week the tribulations- of..the ultra thirsty are. not yety.dlspbsed. to tha satisfaction of tljo A i (jiiebec May Give Vendor s license ToHotelmen Premier Yenizelos anil the members of the. cabinet came to Tatoi yester- day to offer- the, widow.- tho, govern- ment's'' respects and condolences. Olga, who has spent much time in the seclusion b[ a nun- nery, arrived alone lu.Patras'and came at once to.Ta.iol.' The body of Alexanderiwill lie In Elate today and tomorrow in the cathc- dra'fat Athens.' the funeral-will'take place '.Friday, the iiilcrmeiifbelrig' at Talol where, KJng George, Alexander's grandfather, is burled. Tne Next Kjng ATHENS. Oct. 2S.--The question of to and Con- slantltie's renunciation of the' throne, Is tha absorbing topic of conversation here. Borne or.Conslantino's parllsansi 'arc..pessimistic" and' say that his re-i turn Is impossible. There Is Talk 'that porters realizing his ..unpopularity, will throw over his cause and turn to the former, heir apparent, Prince George. Others tak'e a.dark view, declaring Ihii'l will-remain Inflexible even aftes the elections and refuse to rutity Pcinco Paul's ball-to the '.throne." or give the gurantecs the govcrilnient demands. It was reported that he would pre for to pul'lhe Venizclos government fu an unsettled state and foater (lib cqnHn Greece, In the hope of ultimale- ly ieirig as Ms saviour. BOUGHT MINE FOR SOLD FOR ALICE ARM, D. Get. a silver mln'e at a sheriff's sale for the property being sold to pay wages due the pur- chaser, and sfill mins a i years afterwards for 000 has btSn the good fortune of Pedro iSattna, of Jhls -city, who just disposed of the .Esperartza niirte'.to :a'group of Vancouver men; Got D 71 MUP tliG geneViii-iiuinniiairator of the prohibition Jaw' in .Quebec, in' interview that' changes In the ITS made at the next session of ,lhe legislature' with a view to Iho better carrying" out of- tho It Is regarilciV likely that this la the last year oj the. licensed vendor system in which it la. generally admit: ted. to be working qiit badly, says, a writer in a Slontreal Que hoc he -states, is -Averse lo going into the liquor and there may be changes involving handing over of licenses, to, holelmcui ot pro vert high reputation, ELECTION Liberal leader Addresses Vc'ry Large Mass Meeting at Saskatoon Mail, Loudon. LIBERALS ARE GETTING TOGETHER! (Special'to The SASKATOON, Oct. in She centre of the arena where tho histori- cal political parties of Canadi are fac ing the western movement for the dls million into classes and groups of the: people's' politicalcrep'retiencatiota; the Hon L Mackenzie ad. audleDLc of over 2500 iiift laid dwnvclearlv (jistiuclh the arguments for the of Liberal iiarty distinct from anv water ing down or disregard of historical traditions. met reception frpm'his a'u'd- lenca while intensely prar tical outburst from William MP, the met with .1 the camo at the end of an arduous dav. fThe night before, immediately on his ar- rival here Mr. King together, with his lieutenants had been presciifht a din- ner of local-Liberal loaders.' At.'tills dinner only: one of tlio locaj guests had voted the Liberal ticket The remainder'of these' present liad voted unio'nist but were now ready to return to the foUK This noon George McCrany, K.C.. a distinguished .citizen of Sastetonif, a prohiineiit I.lbdraf and formerly.a member 6f parliament en- tertained Mr. Mr. Duff, and Mr. Onesiphorc Turgeon at luncheon in his home. Afte'r thatMr. King fired the shot thill set-iii motion Iho annual marathon ofithe Saskatoon Collegiate Institute pupils'and motor- ed round to see tho-fmish of tho race. (Continued on Page Six.) PAYS BIG FINE Fcrnic 'Hotel Proprietor Got in Wrong With the Police and Suffers (Sifeclal-to Tho Herald.) KHRXIE.- Oct.. Thomas Men- chuk, propriolor .pf.lhe .Hoyal Hotol the-man'who was .a ccnlraUtiguro in a tinic .ago ia thQ'litiie at the resroi the Iloyal Hotel, whcu Chief Lawson. and Constable Claris- Inn nrrestcd .him for.having'llriupr In his possession, contrary, 'to hlbltioA net, nnd (or which ho was fined, .vras, totlay flrfed listing in tho dlschargo of his duty, tie nlso [orfeits his hold license. The Northern Hole! Company was fined 475.00 .violation of tho pro- hibition act, STRIKE FLOW OF OIL EAST OF RED DEER CAIjOAHY, Ocl, the Imperial Oil Company hiia brought in Us well at Czar. Alhorta. northeast of and almost of ItCd Deer, near the boundary of the province, is tho Information received here last c.ening from falrlv sajs the: Alhcrlan tbis mcra ing. The fiow of said to be falrlS'-largo" anil iiualily. 'The CzWr w'ell'fvvas :'oric .of the first to bo started by, tha imperial Oil Company. None at tho Imperial1 detclopinent arc In the city at present nnd tha report could (lot be verified from that source IBM IDE: BURN CORiN BECAUSE COAL COSTLY Corn Doesn't Bring Anj More Than Stuff a OMAHA, Neb, Oct Hundreds of thousands of cdrn ma> be for fueJ bv farmers In Nor thorn Nebraska this inter, according to loports brought here from Northprn tfountrics High priced coal and a bounteous crop ot com are given as the thief reasons Corn unshelled novi brings fie a pound, or a ton The cheapest soft coal is Jlo 00 and there ara transportation charges above that box 30 inches high IB" required to. hold a ton' of unshelled Portland that amount; It is said, will make a hotter firo and lait, longer than a ton of coal. SYLVIA GETS SIX MONTHS 28 on Octob- charged' jvilh attempting to causo_seditlon in the nary by edit- ing and'publishing an issue of the newspaper, "The Workers' Dread October'16, was sen- teftced today .to -six months' im- iprlsonraent. on. conviction .the' offence. Miners to Vote F On Agreement r LONDON, Oct. strike of coal miners through- out England and Wales this afternoon, but the settlement is contingent upon a ballot of the miners. Frank Hodges, a members of the miners' executive body, announced: "We have got terms from the govern- ment which the executive is submitting in a ballot to the miners for judgment. The executive are recommending their adoption as a temporary adjustment until a national wage board is established." Hemarkalilc Case'of a Prisoner Just Released From 25 Sentence A, X Balfour Sees Four Big Powers Joining League BRUSSELS, Oct. council 'of the- League of Nations this morn- Ing session in Brussels. The council took a final adjournment attar referring Jhe question of regulations concerning which are in dispute between. Poland and the 'auth- orities! ol the freo city to the assembly of "the league which is to meet' at Geneva next month. The council look other ImporUnt action in deciding npon a plebiscite as to tlie disposition of the lerrltor) in'dispute, bclween uania this including the lino fixed by the supreme council in December. 1019 Arthur J. Unlfonr. .the'1 British 'repre- sentative in r.iahlng tho closing ad dress drain-red thit four great noiyen, mehilun's of Iho league, would outer it shortly, "Without these great he added, "It ,is Impossible' to predict what tho league, may accomplish." PROFESSOR IS 'DEAD Liquor Cases Up Again Today In Coleman Court (By a- Staft.Fleporter) COLBMAN. Oct. intei'- .est in1-the- Pas's'is focused today on the -hearings-here before E. N; Barker, of.Cardstoii, of ten cases in which the illlicit sale of-liquor is tho charge, in.-each instance. The alleged, violators, of the Alberta Liq- uor act-were rounded up by the liquor the'A. P. P. on Thanksgiving Day and and tho hear- ings'were-postponed one week from last Vuursday at.Ihe request of solici tors C. V. Harris-of Lethbridge, J. B Oillis and T. H.' Putnam ot Blalrmore, who arc appearing for the-defendants Detective Sergeant Hesketh of the liquor- 'act- enforcement service, will conduct the proseculloh. 'caso called when court opens this morning will likely be- that of the Crown v.s. Jack Johnson, mayor of Coleman, and operator of a pdot hall here. Mayor -Johnson is charged with an infraction .of the' liquor act, along vrllli nine blher alleged offen- ders scattered-through the' Pass The terms which the executive body pf tho miners is 'recommending to the men provide for, an advance of two shillings per shift for persons of. lover .18 years of age, with' a Corresponding advance for younger miners. The miners pledge', themselves. to co- operate to the fullest extent to Obtain an Increased output. The government issued a statement similar to that of Mr.-Ho'dgea, adding that the ballot of tho be taken immediately. The terms -th'e' increas- ed wages will remain operative until a permanent wagesjbbard is establish' ed, which will be operative- by the end of March The additional co-t'ot the miners' claims will .come. oufxbf (he excess revenues obtained., from the export ot -coal Tho output for last I Seplembefils.the average struck vrhlch will influence the rise. of sliding scale which, is to operate to the extent of a sir pence'rednctlon in wages If the output does liotlcome up to the September figure" 'or a rise of six pence if tho output is biggei The news of 'the solution of-' (ho crisis for the time being loud chuers )nv the "commons this afternoon, when Sir Robert Home the president ot (Trade announced the t is said that an agreement bad been. eached that if coal revenues should all below a certain stipulated pofnf, wages should be reduced a six shift. The- conTer- sely, if the should rise they would receive a corresponding irate n create. It is said the government thought this bid agreed npon and that It was completely astonished when the. miners put' forward a new demand. r Tho Daliv HeraliJ, libor organ, "im- putes to the government the delfber- t Report ift x Oct of.the JJrltish cabinet; Ru'mmoned to meet earlj thi-, morning, before re presentotives. of gov- ernment officials vesumed negotiations for a settlement ot.'thp miners'. 'strike The call tor a cabinet meellngvwas a result of the sudden .termination. ?ol yesterday's at which -II was confidently expected an agreement with the miners would be reached. The sudden halt in: the. negotiation! which dashed the Iiopes of optimists yesterday, caused disappointment pro portionale to the cdrifidenca felt ear lier in the This hope- ha' s no been abandoned btit'-'it is' more 'cant lously indulged in, lake a serious-, view the difficulty'' sill. to' bo overcome. it is of .that a hitch in the negotiations concerns the ratio to be. maintained between and the revenue derived from tho Coal, bnt the exacl form of the hey; deniand which seems to have come from dele- gates of .Welsh miners is; stated dif- ferently in various quarters. -In sour- ces which are usually well informed, of th.e new agreem'ent" En the Interests of miue. owners, dhd apparently this >iew n held by a ion of the miners' leaders Among; :hem according to sdme accounts, :here are fatal, even bitter differences 3t opinion Tho secrecy b> both stiles renders it impossible t for independent observer to suggest nether those who blame the goverd t ment for the serious situation hich t. has Buddenly arisen, or who miners responsible ara jlgbt It-is- impossible to djich for Ihs the tSa There are positive assertions that .the chance fo- aif- agreement: is to doubtful that1 a of negotiations Is October 10, died ot bin Injuries loday. UOSTON, Oct. .T. Han- Icy. cndeil a 25-year sentence nt tho stale prison yesterday against his will and maintained In tho last a sil euce bosun 10 >cars ago He hid ask.- cd that allowed lo stay on for] DJJBL1N, Ocl. Caro- ti few more days to. finish some' 6i "All Haliowcs-Collegc, who was on v.'hicli he vvns engaged .hilt his 1 wounded during a raid .'on big home, sentence haying expired, Warden i-i.._.-_ Sliatluck pnl'lilm out; Al tho stafb houso Deputy Cominls. sio.ner of Conservation Ilasley him if hn vsas not ready lo lalk. Jlaii Icy stood inilto, then reached out for a penctl'fiml ]iad and wrote: "I can't.' Ho look a vow of sllenco ago .liter a fellow convict had repealed something he said and, although pa- roia was offered him several llnies it he would voico a request for if, he refused'. Hiinloy committeil to the prison as an habitual criminal from 'Low- rencb in 1895 aflerjiu was found gulify (Of stealing worth of shoes. A NON-PARTY 6ABINET .I.ONUO.V, Ocl. dispatch lo the Times from Slockholm, says Ifiir- on jCJeranl Luta Do Oeer has.formrd a jiOn-parlf cabinet. The members dt Iho now government are not meinbefj ot parliament we're' chosen for tcchui BIG N. Y. HOTELS SLASHPRICES .NEW YpHK, Oct. Armin W. niley, chief of thojnsllco deparlmenl'b "flying sciuatl" of profiteer hunters, today an- nounced slashing reductions in the, prices by several, big New York ihotels nnd restaurants which have "quit hotel- man's association of New York." of pffces for first- class hotels "special" lable do'holc dinners from to already aro In effect; .Sir, iiiloy said hotel and restaurant operators, havo asaiircii him that no 'reduction lions or service (ieon'rnadc, U, S, Position As Creditor Nation Is Unenviable Glasgow Scene Of Conflict (.'.LAHSOW, Oct. police sur- i u r.ndy of civilians doins mill- i tary ilril! fog at two j Mils mornlnj; .near-Bothwell, i oight miles southeast, .of Glasgow. Shots v.-erc exchanged and oiie'police- niaii minded icrlonslj Several I of Hie i Ml ans arrcsterl. This toc'ion is a Kotbe'd'nC Oct, .lacob Arnniil. of the lianKers' Unioii for Commerce, and general man- j ager of tire H. V. (Ireen ton, aiMrcssIng a.mectinj; here last night on world, economic conditions, said the position, ol the United Slates aa a creditor Ti.'itlon wfls uneviable. had been built lip as a direct result of the war.' while the iioslllon of Great Hrllaln, Ocrmaiiy and France, as fcrcrlitor nations, hat! been acquireil by the' efforts' ot the first in the devcloiiment of the United States, of the-second 111 builiiiiig up Soutli America and tho Orient aiid of tho third In building up Knssta. "The United Mr. Arnold "have made no great conirtbu, lion in the constructive, effort of the 1'ho place wo occupy, as a great creditor nation is merely that others down and wo have moved up '.Thllo they suffer. Any na- tion or Individual .who builds upon Iho miaforlimtes of others U building on a foundatlon-of sand." ists, in.'uiy uf profess llolahe- vi'sm and arc also fliiln Kolnefs. STEAMSHIP ARRIVALS Arrived: Ocl. of, Km- MRS. MACSWINEY COLLAPSED Couldn't Take Part in Funeral Ceremonies at London' Cathedral LONDON, Oct Mgil kept at St. George's Cathedral djririg the past night over the coffin of Ter- ence AlacSRiney, the lata lord mayor of Cork, who died at Brixton prison on Monday morning, following a- hun, ger striko. Vrben dawn 'nltered.'-ih through the lofty windows of tho gray old cathearal, first preparations begin for the requiem, mass -which was-to begin at 11 o'clock. Thoj guard, compoied.ot members ot the London and Cork brigades pf the Irish volunteer army, was cbaaged frequently during the night.. The men were dressed, in civilian did rot carry arms. .The. y el low, light of.thc candles fell on the and orange colors of iha Sinn Fein flag which was draped over the coffin. I which rested on a catafalque placed before the high.altar-ot-'the church. Mm) of tho leading; latei of the.Catholic church ed to participate in :tho ceremony., at the church, Dtniel J Mannix, archblihop of Melbourne, Bishop Amlgo of Sojith- wark and Bishop Totter of, mouth'. Plans for taking tho body to? tha KuRlon 3ta.tiou this afternoon on' the first sUBe of Ihe Journey to'Trelind. announced on Tuesday lilght npti been altered by'the relatives of, the. dead Sinn Keln leader. Lady Jfayorcus MacSwiney '.collips-. cd from stuiu nnd anxiety niord- ing and was unable to in, the ceremony at tho cathedral.; It.U; not expected she will boJy of her husband to Iri'and N.S. MAN I.IKELY 5Iac- of Oalhousio'Ijniveraity, -Hall- fax, profiaMo successor, of Dr. A I! MtCallum'.oI the council on aclflntifli, nnd industrial research N. Y. HERALD MAKES AN ELECTION GUESS YORK. Oct. New York Herald' this morning prints hn _ estimate or the presidential election, result 'In'tile .United Slates nest tuealay.bascd, ths newspaper decferefj' a. careful study of tha entire Bitimtloii in connec- tion with information received Iiy tho Xcw York Herald from all parU of the country" Harding and Coolige, the Republi- can ticket leaders, are conscded 345 of the Ml votes In tho electoral col lege, according to, thls.torc'casU and can dldatcB. are alloticil The remain ing sixty-one named ns doubtful, (o.go (Q the llopubllcnn nnd'IS io lliii Demo- cratic column. Safo HcpubliMii slates, in lini Heralds ,view, are; .California, rado, Connccllcat, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Massa chusetts, Jllchigan, JSIhnesOla, Jtiss- ourl, Nebriaka, New Now Jersey, N3W York, Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, -Rhode- Island, South Wash- iiigtoii, Wisconsin and Wyoming These slatds arc represented la llie. electoral tolicge by voles Safe Democratic states .ftre.glven ns Alabama, Georgian Mississippi, North Caro South and ;