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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. LETHBFUDUE, ALBERTA, SEPTEMBER 4, 1920 NUMBER 226 puiput Only 40 Per 'Cent. Of Total For Leads in Total Value KOSSLAND PRODUCED OVER MILLION IN GOLD to the Herald) FERJv'lB, Sept. close study o: the yearly report of the mineral out put of the Kbotenay mines, covering the calendar year of 1919, pleled .by United Slates Consul Nor lou FV Brand of tbe: Fernle consula district reveals the fact that there ha: been a larga-shrinkage in tonnage 6 every'kind'of metal -.produced in tb district excepting zinc ore a 'remarkable Increas overany.- previous year, since the- bi ginning of the mining industry tBh Columbia. i Out or a total production of th 'mines -of: British-Columbia last yeai the Kooteuiy worth of the total value reported a Kootenayr produced a traction ove S3 per cent, of the gold mined in th province; 60 per'cent, of the silver 99 per cent.; of the lead and 90 pe cent o! the zinc.- Of copper the cli trir.t turned out but a fraction lei than 3 per cent, of the total provi: cial production ot the red metal. The following table shows the to nage of the different metals produ eil in the, ,the ye 1910. NARROW ESCAPE OF PRINCE OF'WALES NO PA'PER MONDAY Monday (Labor Day) temg 4. public holiday, no Issue ot the Herald will" beVjraWlshed. The Dempsey-Miske: flght will be bulletined in_froit of the Her- aid office v( tf 4 Photographs ot the recent wreck when Ills train plunged over an embankment in Western Australia. Above is a general.Tlew.ot-the wreck: below th'e Prince' is shown with a felt bat which he retrieved'from the uurnins car. Siren Fails To Move Magistrate Jurlesque Prima Donna Sings Come To My Arms And Kiss Me" in Court ,ValU8 Value 3 611 6 57 00 .Value Value Value Gold Lead Silver Zfe Copper Total The dally Bomber of men employed was 17l6 "ana tbe total out loan -nas This tonnage was elvldr-d amongst the following mining as'tol lows Fort Steele with 4 mines working 149.039 tons Wlndamerc-Golden, 6 mines work- >ing produced tons. Alnsworlb. with. 22 -mines working produced, tons. Slocan and Slocan City with 33 iinlnes "working produced tons. Nelson and-Arrow: 8 working produced tons. 1 Trail Creek with 5 nilaes working produced tons. Revelstoke, Lardo and Trout Lake >-wIlh 2 mines working produced 47 tons, The total- ot 80 mines produced 411.724 tons. There were 79 idle in tUe dis- trict during the year. Gold Pcoductlbn liosland produced minces ol gold in IDlS.and In 1919 the product from tho samo group was ounces an Increase of .ounces, though the values are reported as in 1919 and for 1918. There was hut worth of. plac- er gold produced last year which was -a decrease of In value from that produced In 1318. Kosslaud "was the only group ot mines'Showing ah increase in. produc- (ion ,of gold .last year In the whole province. Silver i Tho .lablo below shows the produc- tion of silver In the district during tho two years) 1518 and 1919. District: Production. Production Canada War Veteran Wtarjbost Both Legs Suicides When Pension Stop. Receives Letter from Ottawa Month Disability Allowance Would Be Discontinued, so Takes His Life in Order Not To Be Burden on A Ottawa Issues Official Says He Misinterpreted Letter Klocan'and Slocah City .1'orl Stcele 1 AinsTVorlh...... den Nelson 1918 1910 Total Hlocan still leads tho province in (ho production of silver, He figures for the- whole province- compared with those .for Slocan shows that 40 per i cent, of the sliver In the output for j last year c.imo from the Slpcan Hold. Of last ot the white metal, ounces', valued i went to the Unltde plates! Of bullion to the value of i from the Trail smelter repre- senled, for the most pftrt, the accnm- j wlttllon froni the previous year at that i plant. Lead Production Tie following lablo shows the pro- ductlon ft lead In the Kootenay for j tbe last- two calender, years: I" District: Production. Production 1918 1919- IFort Steele I Slocan ..Ainsworth iWindemere- Gol- NEW YORK, Sept. dispatch to '.the Sun and New, York Herald from Chicago '-'states' that John 'Hoar, who lost both his lags while serv- ing with the Canadian forces in France, committed suicide Thurs- day on from Ot- tawa that his disability allowance of a month had-been discon- t Inuerf. Ho took this step, says tinued, He took this step, says thcr burden'upon his wife, who had been working to support the two. Before.going ..to.1.war' he JiaH been Engaged to Catharine Men- rath, and when maim- ed, she insisted, on carrying out her promise-tp .marry him. On Thursday, .while Ms wife was away at work, the; story Hoar receivet! the letter from Ot- tawa. Then he kilted himself. How Ottawa'Explains 11 OTTAWA, Canadian 1'ress.JT-The board of pension com- missioners for Canada.today issued the following statement !n answer to a New York dispatch slating that John :Iormer Canadian soldier now'domiciled in Chicago, ..who losl both legs at the front, had committed aiilclile because he received a letter staling that his disability allowanco was to be cut off. was in receipt ot a 100 per cent, pension of ?75 per month, lie was suffering from amputation ot both legs beneath the thlglf, and had been fltfed. with artificial.legs. The artificial legs' ara reported as having hebn fairly Eatlsfaetorj-. "Then during the period granted to become accustomed to artificial llmhs he was granted an additional-allow nnco of per annum for six months. This period expired on Juna 12 last. "The Ottawa loll.er referred to In NEW YORK, Sept A -prtflna donna of an uptown ourles que show sans "Come to My Arms 'and Magistrate Simms In the court yesterday. without hesftatlon fined 15-yeaPolil Charles Sokher 5300 forchtnblng over the thea- tre footHnhts to answer the same call fnmJI the game singer Mondey. s SoiCj'ier, disorder- ly -an "explo- sion, of he' mount- ed the stage from his first row seat after the song had been "sung at him" declared he could not: resist the appeal Magistrate. Simms decided 'that first-hand informatlorv Was 'best and had th: song rendered in court. American Chamber of Com- merce in London Points to Ji4ly Figures i COMMERCIAL SUPREMACY SOON TO BE LONDON, Britain; is "well on her way to 'regain the com mercial position which she held be- fore the.war, sayathe official monthl; summary Issued-by the _ American chamber of commerce here. Thi chamber its opinion on the July returns received by the boards ,p; trade whlclj mate, the best showing since Britain's adverse trade balance being reduced to compared with foi June. The is not so good says Some industries iire facing a slump and an employment was rising slightly at tb end ot Juh> It adds, however, tba the depression js thought to be onl temporary, as the world ia still badl in need of goods, and the read jus tmen of prices will increase the Among the unfavorable'factors men ti one a part from the threatened ers' strike, is the decrease in mfen lines of British exports to the-Uulte States by which, sterling exchange kept down. rise in th cost of living'had continued, notab as regards butter, .bread, petrol, etc Labor Day Program Labor Day will be a big day in Lethbrldge for all lovers Baseball will be practically ;t'he only sport not on the program. Golf, lawn bowling, football and atl of- races will be given the public. 9.30 medal play for President's prlre. '10.45 Lethbridge All Stars vs. Calgary C.P.R. '1.30 W. V. Aland Trades and Labor Council's field day at Exhibition Park. 9 In to C.P.R." Calgary football team- by Social and-Attikllc-Club. Eureka Murderers Not Half Shot Natal Wi! That is Report of Ferriie Police They're Men Who Shot Great Falls Cop (Special to The Herald) FEUN1E, turns out that) the two half breeds who shot Sheriff j Bayley at Eureka a few days ago are I not the Chluourd boys, who'are peeled in the Natal Hindu murder case, but two-breeds From Great Falls; who are supposed to be the ineu whof shot to death Officer Connolly at Great Falls on (he 2nd day August last. This report .Is not confirmed but partieslhere- think-itia correct; Constable Elko, has Just arrived with threo bait breeds from Montana, "whom he- apprehended all Elko today, with eight bottles pf key in their possession., The con- stable also seized the cat'in which theyt were travelling. They .will-be-up-to-j -morrow morning charged with vlolat-' ing the Prohibition Act. Cables U. S. President to Inter- vene toSave Hunger Strjk- ing Husband LORD MAYOR SAID TO BE WEAKER TODAY he dispatch froih New York-was-on to explain to Hoar the law as regari this special allowance for belplessne during the period of accomniodatlp such as is required in becoming tomed to artificial limbs. His full dis'- ability pension was continued as lofore, and no inlimation was given to him that it would he cut off.-" Hoar, it is staled., was born in; Ire- laud. He enlisted in 'the Princess Pats, on August, 1917, anil was discharged In Toronto on Decent her 21, Letter Ask Higher Wages and Rail Passes Think Government Should Car ry Them Free in Vacation on Government Roads Canadian National Railway Employees Get 20 P. C. Increase Increase Is Retro active to May 1st and Affects Atl Em- Jiloyees Other Than Affects 000 Men in Conference on Wages Now Unnecessary Anglican Church of Old Court" try Sending Bishops to Give Pounds WINNIPEG, Scpi. per cent, incrcabc in wages to take effect at once and to be re- troactive from May 1, 1920 for all, employees ;o.lhcr than offic- ials of llicr Canadian National Railway system, is5 announced tf tf tf tf t, LONDON, (By Canadian Associated Iho forthcoming visit to "VVIiiiilrref ot the Bishops of Worcester io land to the. Anglican church there fty thousand pounds collected hore )r the endowment of missions In Canada hitherto nalnly by UwJJnBlish church people, ho London correspondent pf tho York- shire 1'osl remarks: i have heard more, than one-Can- adian churchman declare that 'und ought not to bo necessary. These critics assert that tho church in tho older portions of the Dominion -Is wealthy enough to do all that Is neces- sary for mission effort In the newly settled portions, but lacks the Imag inatlon.'' Nelson Tola! This decrease of Miounds In the output of lead Is ac- counted for chiefly from tho fact that "values have dropped very materially i from thosp obtaining In former years. The Slocan leads in lead production I as In allvftf output which _i (Continued on BRITISH BRINTERS ARE ORDERED BACK MANCHESTER, Sept. ft (Montreal Slar striking printers have bcea'or- dered to return to work by the .Typographical Union, It was stated hero Unless tho men return by Monday, they will lose due thert while on strike find also ail benefits p( tho union. H is expected the men'will return. Sept. the period for reaching the maximum sa ary shall not be over three years will an initial salnry of was; one o tue''fesolution passed' at yesterday' meeting the letter carriers' conven tlon'liftre... It was alspirecommcnde that uolfprms be maslo locally and b union labor if possible.- A motion to have Panama hats sup- plied every two years, Instead ,ot Stetsons for summer wear and hlack Persian lamb for winter wear, every five -years, was unanimously carried. .TitVpOBtal department will be ask- ed set :k limit of 35 Bounds oh any delivery and the government wilt bo ashed to supply free transportation on' tho government railways vacation periods ot the' letter car- riers. y.-Tho tleparlmer.t- will also be asked to supply street'railway passes, Instead of tickets, and also provide the letter carriers.with an issue of money, In lieu of boots.' convention decided to address a comniunicalion to Hon. N. riowell suggesting a rediiclloirln tho number of periodicals now being can-lid free. ONUS DEFICIT Anyone Providing Right Infor- mation Before.February Wilt Get TOHONTO, Sept. offej-a of reward in tho case.ot Ambrose J. Small, the .theatre owner ot this city, who mysteriously disappeared on December 2 last, Just after having re- ceived for more than a million dollars In connection with tho sale of his theatrical Interests in Tntns-Cnnn'da Thcnlres, will he renew-- ed until February J, for information as to his whereabouts, It nllve, and for the recovery of his body It he -is dead. In the same way, the otter of for Information leading to the arrest of John Doughty, Mr. Small's private secretary, who disappeared on Decem- ber 28 last, will be renewed until Feb- ruary 1 next. today by A. A. "psclale, assistant manager, who'is.-acting imm- agct' In the absence of A. E. rcn. The 'award uffecl 000 railway employees between Port Arihtif Pacific coast. Mr. Tisdale said that he was not instructed when the back pay would bo forthcoming but said that the wage 'increase would go into effect at once. 1 A conference on wage in- creases was called for Monday between represen- tatives of the western employees of tile Canadian National und officials of that company. It is thought the award announced today will make the conference unnecessary. OIL STRIKE ON LAKE TEMISKAMING HAII.EYBURY, Sept. As a result of reports that oil had been, found In Ontarl6''-on .Lake Temlskamlng, near Para- 'disc Say, south of this- place, three miles of territory along the .lake shore have been, staked.. There Is a sandstone formation In the district, but It Is regarded as doubtful If oil exists In any quahlily. The discoverers report they struck a substance" which burned freely. LONDON. Sent. Ter- ence MacSwIney has cabled Presi- dent Wtlsoh an appeal In betialf of her husband, the lord mayor of Cork, who has: for. several days been In a critical condition as a t result of a hunger strike which began and which he Is continuing in his cell- In' Brixton prison. Mayor MacSwIney was ap- parently weaker' th.lt morning and the prison doctors' expressed great alarm. They his rela tjves that nobody should converse with him..today. -A GOVERNMENT STATEMENT .LONDON, reasons why, the. government, will ..not .re- lease Lord Mayor MacSwIney of Cork are an official state? ment issued today. ''They are that fresh, attempts woujd .be. rnade to "continue with' added activity the long series of rnurders of police---- me'rV': and open the way t to.any person imprisoned for any similar offence use the case of the lord mayor as a precedent good hopes of ffecurlng re- lease and hope to repeat the acts' i whlch.-led -to his Incarceration." Yhe lord mayor spent a-bad nrght and this morning pale and suffering from complete exhaustion, being able to speak only In gasps. The only indica .Hpns that! he' was suffering pain were that his brow was heavily wrinkled and that his lace was considerably more shrunken He was still consclousi however.' r Sean MacSwIney, his "brother, refrained with him during the night, and 'other members of tfit family are.maFntalning a constant watch. Duffy in Brussels? LONDON, Sept. Gavan Duffy, -who bears the title .of ambassa- dor of th6 Irish'Republic to France, and who was yesterday given 24 hours' j notice In which to leave that'country by the French'govennncht, is believ- be In Brussels, Bays tbo; Daijy The London, Times declares Duffy, has been given threo days ut grace in which return to Paris and adjust his affairs. "Duffy was the solicitor for tho de- fcuso chosen by Sir Roger Casement during the latter's trial on a charge of treason In the Bow Street police court in says the Mall. .Will Be Biggest In History Province Despite Larger Revenue of WEANGEL CONSTANTINOPLE. eral Baron Wrangcl, bead of Iho South Russian anti-Bolshevik govern- has launched a successful conn- lerolfcnslvo In the region of Oriekov and Melitopol, Azov, p.ccordlns to dlspatclies receiv- ed here. It Is said the soviet tones have been driven vf, of Noro-Alfto lenna. TORONTO, Sept. for the first ten months of the Ontario deficit .will be substantially larger than for llio last fiscal year. It Is under- stood, that although ths.rftvenao will show a. big Increase, tho deficit will eclipsO' the Increased rovenne. A considerable portion 6f this deficit Is B legacy from tho bid government, but heavy.Increased expenditure di- rections helna to nssnro -Ontario of the largest deficit.In the hlalhry of tho province when tho provincial treas- fari'r'fl balance sheet Is .sliowa SEVENTY-FIVE I'EU CENT ALTA. CROP HARVESTED EDMONTON, Sept. 75 per cent of the grain .crop of Nor- thefn Albefta has already been to es- timates. be gen- eral next week. A Boston Protest BOSTON, Sept. T. Mojiur- Ity, president of the city council, as acting mayor of the city, today sent to Premier I.loyd George of England the following cablegram' regarding the hunger, strike Lord Mayor. Me- Swiney of CorX: "Overwhelming senti- ment of citizens ot Boston lhat Mayor MacSwiney's death would be crime ugainst civilization, and of every principle which great world war was fought." Intake Valve of That, WHS Reason Submarine With 38 Men Went to the Bofloin GOVT. WOULD CONCILIATE' LONDON, Sept. Canadian Associated .the .miners and the government, have Issued ex- planatory statements In .rcferenco to tho threatened, coal strike, nrid the minister of labor, while condemning theory that no .honest effort he.a been made to avert a strike, expresses a willingness to consider nev: propoi als. Meanwhile, insurance' quotations ruilLAUBI.PHIA. Sept. inited States submarine S-5 went to he- bottom of the Atlantic ocean off Capu Heulopen because a large air nUke valve failed to close when the subtnnrlne made a practice dive, in the lavy parlance, "a crash dive." There were 38 officers and enlisted man- aboard. This was revealed today.. In the official report of the accident made iy the commander of the destrojer Beaver, who received, his inforiliatloii irom the imprisoned men. ff tf tf tf Q tj ff tf tf SYDNEY WORKERS ASK' IDLE SATURDAY LONDON', Sept. dlan Associated Dnlly Telegraph's Sydney cor- ft respondent slates an Industrial fclsls there by ff too domRnVI for H 44-hour'week and no .Saturday work. ft ft ft fi against strike risks Indicate ?.n creased probability dt a strike. In SABOTAGE IN U. 8, RAILWAY CIRCLES CHICAGO, Sept. .execu lives hera today announced they hat appealed to Clino ti stop .organised'catnpftlgn of sflbo by. railroad. strikers.'. Engine arc being' stolen almost nightly- nat turned looso to run Wild through the yards. Strike breakers ;'aroLliclng recently one was killed tho .railroad officials charge MAGISTRATE DEN1SON TUCK FINE 4 ON FUTURE BOOTLEGOERSr-> TOKONTO, Sept. gers and others who assume 4 big risk by tholr connection with the Illicit-liquor V received a timely warning 4 from Magistrate Denlson In the .police court .yesterday. In re- mandlng for sentence Isaac ft Greenwood, who had sold buttles of whisky while he wa.3 oul of work, his worship sUted that, he had been Instructed to 4> enforce tjie law and In the fn> lure, the fine for selling lltruor 4 would not be lean than ;