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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME xm. LCTHBRItXJE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1920 NUMBER; 22vere once to the scene and ursued the man who did the shooting, e made his 'escape.1 During a small Dover street, hostile.crowds.gathered during ic late evening, one man, was sen- usly wounded. .v.'_ 11 o'clock, the hour at which he curfew order is effective, the treets were almost deserted. During yesterday there were sev- ANARCHY WILL BE PUT DOWN RUTHLESSLY LONDON, Sept. Mac- Swiney was reported worse this evening. His sister, upon leav- ing the prison shortly before 8 o'clock tonight, scld that it was the first time he was unable to speak to her. LONDON, Sept. Mayor Terence MacSwiney of Cork was reported to. be very much weak- er this morning, but despite his rapidly failing strength, was still bright. Weakness developed dur- ing'the night, but this was some- what offset by two hours of fitful sleep. Mayor'MaeSwIney's. brother re- mained with him all night. This morning the brother stated the mayor was so weak he even had to be assisted to drink a glass of water. Won't Recognize Appeals J LONDON, Sept. in be- half of Terence MacSwiney, lord mayor of Cork, who Is in a critical condition at Brixton prison, this city, as a result of a hunger strike'In pro- test against his arrest, will not- be recognized br the British government, Sir Hamar Greenwood, chief secretary for Irelaudi strongly intimated in nn interview with the correspondent'of the London Times at Lucerne today. Sir Hamaf also indicated: ment "would unswervingly adhere tb its.Irish policy. 'J "Nona ot the, mercy .which spmo seek to invoke for paid.the chief- secretary, the eighty policemen Tho have lost in Ireland." present lawlessness in" Ire- quot- es Sir Hamar as declaring, "is the work of a small body of men who are striving by carefully planned anarchy to irifpose 'secession from the British Empire on eighty per cent, of-tbe iieo- MRS. R. F. McWILLIAMS, unani Br itishMiner s Send Out Notices Calling For a General Walkout, 25th Will Be Three Weeks Yet Before Mines Are Tied Railway and Traniport Have Not Yet Decided Whether They Will Stage Strike At Same Time in Sympathy LONDON, Sept. notices calling for a walk: out of members of the British Miners' Federation on Sept, 25 will be sent out today, according to a decision reached, at a meeting of the district delegates of the federation this morning. .The executive committee of the transport workers union, and the railwaymen's union, which have been holding joint sessions here for the last two days, have shown a.disposition to support the miners, but nothing definite was known this morning as to their decision as to a sympathetic.strike. The former organization must take'a vote of: its members before calling for a walkout, but the railwayman need refer the matter only to a con- ference of ''delegates. Belief has been expressed that even if the strike no- tices should be sent out, a stoppage of work may be avert- ed as the "actual" walkout may be suspended from day to day under the rules of the federation. SNOW ON MOUNTAINS AT FERNIE ALL GONE; IS RARE OCCURRENCE ere of the of National The mercury dropped to at the .Experimental Farm last night, but no frost was reported anywhere in South- ern Alberla. Weather Clerk Gray says the real frost danger period will like- ly come between Sept. 10 and 14. Heavy dew last night held np har- i vesting operation for a cpuplc of i hours this, morning, bill on tho whole .excellent progress Is being made. At Moose Jaw MOOSE JAW, Sept. wealh- hero during Ihe nighl has been cool Tvith a heavy-mlsl. .Yesterday nfler- 1 noon'Ute sun shone for the firsl time in five days. All harvesllng opera 'tions.are held tip on account-of tho wet condillon of the ground. At Prince Albert PRTNCK ALBKRT. inr Is dull althouKh tho sun sbono tor {some lime ycslcrday. Thero has been !iio frost; Harvesllng delayed by moisture. At Reglna REX3INA, Sept. four days intermiltent raEns and one day will -sllgh't'frost, tho Run is shining dimly today through a haze. There la ever: indication thai. a. break has .occurred jliarvcsl oporallons will bo rcfeunioi I Friday. Warmer al Edmonton EDMONTON, Sepl. wa decidedly a rise in Icmperaliire AVc'Incsday and the lowcsl mark re corded in .the last 24 hours was lo with two degrees lower last nlghl Frost during the full moon period lo have "been avoided. At Saskatoon SASKATOON, Sepl. weathe morning. Is clear with a Ugh I mlsl. No frosl last Dlghl. Harveslin be resumed for two days. PRI.MATE OF SPAIN DIES MADRID, Sept. VI lorien Quisaola Y Mencdez, arch liishop of Toledo and primate of Spain here this morning. Ho 1 pears'old. ral people'-injured by snipers in Iho lorihern part of the city, being the centre of. the most disor- ers. There were no pitched battles Imllar to those fought on Monday ;nd Tuesday, .but feeling was very btlter between tho contending fac- ions, and .at-times only" the oppor- une inlervenlion of .police or sol dlers averled serious conflicts. Many dwellings and stores were looted dur- ng tho day and nimors ot new at- acks made by Iho respec-llve factions i.ept Ihe city in a, state ot excHemenl. Several of those wounded during In- tervals ot firing were spectators who, unfamiliar with the winding streets, round in the lino ot fire. Death List at 27 afcles canopied Belfast this morning and tho rain was greeted' with relief by the military In-the hope, thai it would discourage rioting. The soldiers, in- stead of -being grouped at Iho slrcct corners, were Shoved in.doorways and other vantage points] -to deal with snipers. The death list in the present rioting wns increased to 27 during the nighl. Soldiers shot one of their own men while chasing-a sniper, tho pursuer l.Gir.g tho KSK he was A civilian wounded In Tues- day's rioting died todat- prppos; not have remained unanswered.'" He relleraled the government was wili- ng lo grant Ireland any form' of 'g 2rnment acceptable lo the majority of the people, as the rlghls of Ihe empire should ts employed to prevent secession of Ireland. Premier Lloyd Georse, Ihe corre spondent says', will return 16 Loitdon early nest week and will nol attend the meeting of Premiers Millerand and Oioletti at Aii Lei Bains, which has been Hxed for September 11 and 12. He adds that Emir Feisal, who was elected king of Syria eai'ly In the summer, and who Is at present in Rome, is not going lo Swilzerlaud, failed lo arrange a mecling wilh the British premier.. But Know Facts First, Advice of Sir George Foster in Toronto Speech BEWARE RADICALS AND KEVOLimONlSTS TORONTO Sept, George E. Foster minister and com- merca for Cana'da.'J S McKInnon of Ihls cllj, presiJcnt of the Canadian Monnfaclurers' Association'and Prem- ier E G Drury ol the province of On lario w directors Exhibition at Sir George deprecated violent agitation against the social order and practically advised the people to "let well enough, alone President McKln.'ion suggested that the country was loaded" down" with tai- alion'sj' hi vcsllgal ion 9 ana .cdinml s a Ions, Drury advised bringing all classe's -together and having- confid- ence; In the trath. Know Facts, Revise Tariff Sir George Foster the- tariff .queellon and said the govern- ment wanted lo know, the'Underlying revising the tariff. He saut he could not see hope of any im- mediate and radical reduclion In the cost; of living whicli was beyond any individual or any investigations to bring ahonl. He urged the people lo keep proporllons In.view, by doing which Ihey would bp; enabled to see lhal Canada's position, compared wilh that of. other countries, was such that Canadians had reason to "fall down on their knees and thank Cofl. Sir George advised agitators and revolutionaries not to try to upset society In a night. 'Until we see something belter than what said, "leave it alone." Society could be dealt wilh only as human malcrlal, he added.. It could never bo dealt with as a mechanical contrivance. Expect Mediation LONDON, Sept Canadian Associated the position of the'coal dispute is un- changed, but a pretty general co'm- mejjt Is that Hough the railwaymtn and transport workers have adopted a thick and thin resolution in support of the j miners, IB more or less stereotyped atlitude when such diffi- culties occur. The vital thing is that the triple alliance has empowered the j Buh-comhiitlee to sit continuously to 1 summon .other union leaders to help (Special to The. Herald) FERNIE. Sept. again the mountains surround- ing Ij'ernle are free of-snow, not a spol as large as a post- age stamp being In sight In any direction. This' is Ihe third time in twenty years .when such a condition has been not- ed. The old snow of the win- ter hardly, ever all .disappears before a fresh fall of the "beautiful" falls upon, the bibb- er peaks surrounding the town. it. A strong attempt at mediation Is This can hardly start before next week. Strike notices may be tendered, .today to take effect iti two weeks, or further negotiations with the government may be set on foot. leaders of other trades to the strike. John Hodge.of.the smellers" union, declares It would be suicidal. do not'believe government has acted lie adds, "but as far as nationalization goes, the miners will not get everything on their aide." Common Council Gerl. Budenny's Soviet Army ii Lemberg Sector !s Annihilated BOLSHEVIKI TROOPS FORCED TO RETIRE Lord Burnham of Imperial Press Parly Says He Hopes to Sqe Such a Body, Representing Mother Country and Dominions Established Within a Year EDMONTON, Sept, ot 'a common 'council sitting In London on which the dominions would be rep- resented by resident ministers for the purpose of taking their proper part In imperial affairs, was advocated by BAKERS SAY DOLLAR FLOUR DECREASE DOESN'T WARRANT CHEAPER BREAD Immigration To Canada Showing Sieady Increase increase Over Last Year, and Figures Compare Well With Pre-War Rush GERMAN FOREIGN -MINISTER REJECTS BOLSHIES AS ALLIES 'f ff -'t ff WATERMELONS SELL AT 2c, BALTIMORE BALTIMORE, Sepl. 2. Watermelons are being sold tt here at two cents each. Tho piers are crowded wilh boaU of every description loaded to capacity with melons that can- not sold. More than 150.000 ff have been placed on the mar- ket here Ih the last two days, The price has ranged from ?2 to a hundred. VANCOUVER, Sept. rcdtic- ion o[ one dollar a barrel in the price of flour, announced hero yesterday, docs not mean cheaper bread In this city, bakers stale. The reduc- tion, they claim, is not'suflident to lustily a decrease In the price ol jrcad, but Ihey anticipate ft further-re- duction in the prico ot flour by tho ond of the month, which, if it'mater- ializes, will lessen the prico loaf. VANCOUVER DLOCK BURNS; OCCUPANTS ESCAPE IN NIGHTIES VANCOUVER, Sept. pants of rooms in the Tunstail block In Granville street, escaped in their night clothes, some of thcnl being carried to safety, by firemen, when fire was discovered in the building early this morning. Damage to the exlcnt of was done before the brigade sul- ceeded In subduing the flames. An- other fire earlier In the night did damage to the Falrfleld building In Oranvlllc street. BERLIN, Sept. Walter Simons, the foreign mtnnrter, ad- dressing the Reichstag foreign af- fairs committee today declared he had been .urged to collaborate with the Russian Bolshevik against the western powers as a means of breaking the bonds Imposed by the treaty of Veriailles, but that after mature reflection, he had re- jected this '.ourse. DEMONSTRATE FUEL ON G. B, RAILWAY LONDON', Sept. As soclalcd highly successfu demonstration of the use of oil fuel on railroads was given today by the London and Northwestern on a trip from London to Birmingham and bach. SAYS LABOR CAUSED FAILURE URGE P. R. IN ONTARIO. TORONTO, Sept. of tho now voting system explained its workings to tho proporltonal repre- sentation comniitloo of the Ontario yesterday r.t the parliament buildings here.. At the suggestion of Premier Drury, who was It was decided to hold the next meeting on October 20, when the views of on TORONTO, Sept. failure of the Dominion Shipbuilding company of this clly was attributed yesterday by Osier Wade, tho assignee, In a large measure to labor conditions and high wages. Ho said labor appeared to have run the company. OTTAWA, Sept. Canadian to Canada is steadily increasing from overieas countries and from tho United Slates Approximate-July figures, which wero secured today, show a total of persons entering Canada from ocean ports, and from the United Slates during: July, J920. Against this total ot for July a total 0 for July, 1919. The increase Is for tho month. The immigrants reaching Canada during July woro chiefly British. The farming class led with almost 30 pe cent, ot the loUl, and neit came labor ers and mechanics wlih aboul 25 pe cent, for each class. This year's July figures compar well with arrivals in Ihe corrcsponc Ing month of previous years. In Jnl; 1913, there wore immigrants a norls ai.d. 5.042 from the "Unite Stales; July, 1914, at ocean port nnd from the United States July, 1915, at ocean ports an 2 7S5-frorn Hniled RtAtes. Immigradon officials hero arc the opinion that the influx will co linue- for some, time at the prcaen rale. Information reaching Ottawa to the effect [hat passages on line from British overseas are booked some cases for months in advance sailing dates. TURKS PROPOSE ARMISTICE Turkish Nationalist .have proposed an armistice with the Armenian? until President Wilson has denned tho lat- ter's boundaries, It is announced here. The' supreme council-of Iho allies on recognizing the Independence ol Aririenia in April last, left to I'rcsi dent-Wilson setllement ot Iho boun rionen'ls of sfJfJZi aro lo bo heard, dwfes ot the new Burnhani, when speaking ot-Al- erta on Wednesday night at. the Mac- onald Hotel. What the speaker almost WARSAW. .Sept. Bolshevil army of General Budenny, noted ;cav alrj' leader, was annihilated duriui the operations in the Limberg _ vl'.ich- began August 29 and enuep 1, says the Polish omcia! on military operations is detachments of the-Buden now in disorderly retreat. h flip Bolshevik lost heavily In killed aifd wounded, adds the statement, lli< Poles capturlug- thousands of prison ers, sixteen guns and enormous quflu, lilies of material. Soviet Army Retires Sept. Russian so viet forces endeavoring'to surround have retired to the eastward Tinder Polish pressure, says the spvie! official statement 'of Wednesday.'ro celved today by wireless. Some suc- cess for the soviet troops is reported i the nature of ft forecast, for lhc centre of the fighting front., tated that he hoped to a] Bolshevik! Boast ouncil established within a year. Hei PARIS, Sept. Moscow .wlrc- aced stress upon the necessity and ghts of Ihe dominions for expression in imperial affairs, and said .that it ras not enough that they.should have ad during the-war an imperial cab- net. That was purely a war measure, s'othing should he attempted which Inlerfere with the full rights to elf-government, and autonomy on tie parts of the' dominions, but Ihcre iu9t be a permanent mean's of com- ion council by which all the domin less message picked up at Paris at lempts to minimize the Russian liol shevlk defeat. .It. cays tho roles seen; to forget that In their, retreat from the Berslna lo the Vistula, they, lost many prisoners and cannon. The red army has 'been compelled to retreat E certain distance, but, adds the me'is age. Its strength Is unbroken and V possesses great rexerrei of .men an{ material resources. "Tho red army after temporary re ons would be able to sbare-in-thc nas ajso succeeded In regroup- ponslbilitles of imperial affairs. C0ncenlratlng sufficient forces It .11 means, lei the self-government of achieve''new f and decisive- viclory.' all the great nations in tho Empire go but, he added, they could not It hey wanted to take themselves out imperial affairs. Tho responsiblll- ies of Ihe eropro were greater than before the war. Premier Stewarl presided and spoke of the opportunities that Alberla of- ered for British Immigration as well as for British capital. Hon. J. B. Davis made a plea for ;he development of the Intercourse be- tween tho Mother Country and the dominions, referring to, the flag pres- entation to the Edmonton schools of i flag from tho pupils of Edmonton, England. Tho party left Ihe city this morning over tho O.'T. P. for Sas- kaloon and Prince Albert. t continues; the dispatch. "Let Poles..remember what happened tc Deniiiine, Kolchak and Yndenllcti. Thf Poles should remember that two weeki itlcr being pushed back to the Bersiria 'ast red-army was in a posi- tion lo strike a terrific.blow." Their Own Carelessness Blamed By President of Ontario Molor'League BREAD PRICES IN MONTREAL TO DROP MONTREAL, Sept. Thero will bo a reduction.In the price of bread, according to several large bakers In Ihe clly about the end of the month. TORONTO, Sept., the law for molorlsls is against all Brit- ish Justice and coirimon de- clared George' Hodgson, president or Ihe Ontario Molor League, in an ad- dress at a luncheon here yesterday on "the Ontario Motor Vehicle Act and accidents." Mr. Hodgson claimed thai 75 per cent, of the molor accidents in To- ronto wero duo to tho' carelessness of pedestrians. "I think it IB high he said, "that something-was) other (iiiesHons ba arbitrated. Bitter Fight Between Strikers and Make An Otter NEW YORK, Sept. alrlke ot Brooklyn Rapid Transit company cm. ployces thai ha_s seriously, crippled ser- vice on the subway, eievaleu snt- face lines in Brooklyn since lijsl Sun- day, appeared lo have- evolved today into a deadlock with ju cvitlenre bntweon liiy au'ik- ers and Ihree thousand slrlke break- ers brought In by the company. Little hope of peaceful settlement was'seen by. Ihe slrikers, the company or lha.. would-bo riding public. Following Ibe- refusal 'of the slrik- ers accept a proposal of Federal-Judge Julius M. Mayer, legal custodian of the lines In receivership, lo submit all but wage queallons 10 arbitration. Mayor Hyland tdoay was considering.a counter-proposal of tB6 men that the company make an offer of a wage increase tbat to Judge Mayer, and Ihat all done to protect Ihe pedoslrlan from his own carelessness." He pointed out thai, according .to the law, the onus of on the mo- the chief oucsllons of contention baa been Judge Mayer's refusal to permit arbitration of a wage increase, because, he held, an award might bo mada be ruiaotlj to -t ;