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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xra. tETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1920 NUMBER 227.1 U. S. Commission- Recommends Anti-Trust Price .Advances Not .Warranted t HERALD'S WEEKLY CROP REPORT NUMBER 20. This weeli's reports'from the sur-. reductlon-ol the estimate of the wheat iimlliiK countrr indicate that the yield on the Lethbrldge division of tbe ideal weather has enabled Pacific railway. In fact, WASHINGTON, Stpt. claring prices of farm Implements In the United "States to have to- -creased without v.-arrant through "concerted action" of manufactur- ers and dealers, the federal trade commission In a report made pub-, lie last night recommences recptn- trig of, anti-trusl proceedings against the'Internationa I Harvest- er company and Institution of judi- cial proceedings against Imple- ment manufacturers and 'dealers. The commission- declares that its gallon which was ordered by 'the that hi the period i etwee a 1911 and 19 IS prices iiaW by farmers lor implements advanced 7i! par cent, with the greater portion oil the -increase coming In 3917 and This increase, tlie commission asserts, was larger than warranted by the ad- vances in UIG costs and expenses oj the! manufacturers null dealers and j unusually .large itrolUs. N'otwilhslandiug the increase, farm- era ot the United States, according to the commission's not jirevented from making as much profit as hefore because the prices of farni products increased-to an everi." greater extent" The report however, that If present implement prices arc maJn- lained while prices of lavm products ilbfiresse, high implement costs '-'may well become a factor' in preventing the farmer from-making a fair pro- "The. partial .dissolution .ot .the.Jii- teniatlonai Harvester Company in commission's re- port, "did not chauge'the dominating position otithat company in tfie har- vesting machine line and will not do -so while tiie McCprraicVand Deerlng plants aud-the, sleel business remain united unfler its controleitlier directly or by common ownership of alocfc." Volunteer Rye 121-2 Bus, to Acre Oals on Cameron Ranch Yield 'Nearly 00 Bushels to The Acre operations to be carried on with vigor, and It would appear that practically all the grain ia cut except some of Iho very late sown oats. Threshing Is not sufficiently under way to get a proper estimate ot the yield. Very littie of the grain on Irri- gated laud has been threshed up to the present time. In the country around Lethbrldge what threshing has-been dona brings fonyard varied returns. In tbe Wilson district It Is said that the yield is running around 30 bushels. Points north, especially around Vulcan and Champion, report quite heavy yields. T.here are Instances IE nearly all districts of splendid returns on some faruis, even, in districts where tho average yield is .very low. Nothing has occurred to warrant a some districts report that the yield is going tp be better than eipectedV Very little compialnt Is offered about the -labor..'situation. Vulcan lalis about a scarcity of equipment to get the threahed'graln from tbe fields to tbe elevators. W, A. Hamilton, of Farm Products reports that the demand for hay has been1 considerably brisker of late Should this continue, he predicts that tho surplus will be out by tho New Year. MUed cars are in considerable demand for B. C. points. Owing to Ibe early harvest it 15 understood that northern hay fields have been desert ed, and the cut of prairie wii therefore be much lighter than erpect ed. (Continued on Pag? 1'oar.) Lord Mayor MacSwiney's Wife and Child Stock Market Doesn't Indicate Anything Alarming in Sight LEADER THOMAS OVERLOOKS IT Ten-Year-Old Girl Rescued Foiir Little Ones From Burning Home Farm Home Near Milk River' Completely' Destroyed By Fire Herald) MILK RIVER, Sept, Septem- ber a, about 7 p. in., the home ot H. V. Crppley caught fire and burned to tho ground. Mr.'Cropley had left the house but a few minutes before to come to town to.get some groceries, and while away his IIQUSO caught fire. Mr. Cropley has seven small children, five being at the houso tims the house taught fire. Jir. Cropley buried his wife ft few months ago and at the time the fire originated the oldest ono of the five that were In the house was a girl only 10 years ot age. Tho fire originated by the youngest one of tbe five light- ing a stick in the stove and then pot ing it under a sofa, which ignited with fury until the flames were soon leap- ing to the roof. The' little girl was thoughtful enough to take the young- er brothers out. Mr. Harvey was the first to arrive on the scene with LONDON, Sept. Associated no ac- tual steps towards mediation of the coal dispute arc yet apparent it must b'e'significant that the 'stock mat-Kits opened this week quite home rails, the Cinderella the markets, losing Some surprise was expressed that J. Hi tie railwayman's lead- er, in a presidential address at the Trades Unionr at Ports-1 mouth, breathed no word about the coal situation .but confined thS bulk of his address to the Russian anc Irish poJIcieV. of. tbe organization. It would, be a mistake to look for" the chief of the con gress in its -.puliHe proceedings. Ita Is Its importance to be found In Informal discussions iuitiated to; good "or lil between those attending. Mr. is recognizet as a" modenifa although many, per would 'agree with several o this moruIrig'B'comm'enlators that hi public utterances are apt to partak his car, and he rushed into tie house J0[ jng p0ntificial. to see If there were any whom had not I jln with many other trad Suspicious Circumstances in Connection Fire at Cardston Half a section of voluntsir, rye, threshed at the Cameron ranch farm of the Noble Foundation, yielded bushels to the acre: 40 acres of oats' went bush- els; acres of fiax gave 22 bush- els the acre. The results of the wheat 'threshing will be available In about three days. On the 400 acres of the Noble- ford farm so far threshed, in tile threshing, operation? going on, the yield was bushels to the acre, the grain grading No. 1 and pounds to. the bushel. Four threshing outfits are. Ing oh the big Nobleford tion farms at present, two at the Nobleford farm and two at the Cameron ranch farm.. (Special to the Herald) CARDSTON, Sept! Fire was dis- covered: in Wm. Burton Company's Novelty Store at 2 o'clock thia morn- ing. The cause is unknown though It is thought that an attempt had been made to burglarize the place. A win- dow had been broken and a was found 'beneath It. The supposi- tion Is that a lighted match was drop- pea insido the window. The damago bv fire and- water is estimated at escaped, Not finding anyone left with-, in. Mr. Harvey picked up tho littlo ones and brought them into town. Tbe lire rapidly spread, until (ho house was a sheet of flames and soon burned to the ground. All their bed 'furniture, and the household utensils were lost In the fire. Mr. Cropley has one boy with the Royal North .West Police at Regina, and one other away from home: at there lob young to do any. work, air these without a mother or a home, places rather a heavy burden ot responsibility upon the father at this time. Mr. Cropley will receive ?yOO in- surance, which will aid him some, but this is nothing compared with his total loss. It is understood Mr. CrorJ- ley will build again as soon as pos- sible. Mr. Cropley has the sympathy of'the entire community arid no doubt will have some help to rebuild. Mr. Honry Shevally has been the guest of his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Art Scarlett, for the past few days. Wilbur' Shea left for Spokane, Wash- ington, days he .will take up his studies for the fall and winter terms. Mr. J. 0. W. Beard, of Indiana, Is the guest of his brother, H. P. Heard! of tills place. not a few mln arp suspected of hern adverse loathe" issue of the nationa zalion coal'industry beic part the present dispute. Conceding his lemarks of the fo mationi'bf council of action, he Food Placed Before Him And He Scorns H .Muriel MacSwiney, wife of the Lord Mayor of Cork, who Is on a hunger strike In Brlilon jail, and their child. Mra. MacSwiney is the daughter of a wealthy English, brewer. Ten Per sons Victims of Bad Fire in Hotel in an Oregon Town Probably Four Other Lives Also Lost in Early.Morning Disasters-Baby Thrown from Window Into -Blan- ket Is Suffers Injuries admitted it was uot a part ot the permanent trades union ma- chinery. He acknowledged, in fact, it was ardanEeroufi, challenge to the confessed no re- penlence. Tile, council ot'aclion, ho declared; was determined to see real- ized peace with Russia. Baroness Macdonald of Barns- cliffe Passes Away in The Govern or-General to AJnke Extended Touc Through Western Canada EDMONTON, Sept. was fluke a lltll.e frost In.the Edmuiiton district laat" night and It Is estimated that some of the late sown crops may navo suffered .damage, hut not to any cerlons extent. Host of the grain in thls; district has passed the danger stage. This has been an excellent cot In many year.-, have damag- ing frosts stayed off so long. The hulk ot the "cutting'in the Edmonton dis- trict Is completed, something over nlxty per cent. Cutting is fniiahcil in the, south and in tho central portion ot tho province seventy to eighty per cont. has been harvested. Tlio esti- mate for the north Is fifty per cent. In the south and east of tho province threshing Is going on. There fa a lit- tle in this district but It is not gen- jeral as yet. PROMINENT N. B, PUBLIC.MAN DEAD NKWUASI'LTD, KB., scut. 7-Hon. Morrison died hore Saturday hflor two weeks' illness. Ho was fcpeaker in tho provincial 'house ihe Hazen government shd unsuccess- fully contested Northumberland county for the federal houao In 1803 !9ll. Ha was appointed inspector taf fBherios in, 1913, which office he JMld up to the time ot OTT.VWiA, Sept. escellen cles, tho Duke and Duchess of Devon- shire, left Ottawa. for the west by O.N.H.. this morning. They nr.vdue tp arrive in Winnipeg on September 9 and in. iJdmonton on Septcmher 10. They leave Edmonton on the day fol- lowing tor a trip tbrongh tho Peace River district, arriving hack at Ed- monton about September 23. Their excellencies, will then proceed to Jas- per and Vancouver, where, they will take a government vessel for Camp, bell River, visiting Alberni, QuaHcum and Cowlchan Lake. Subsequently they will visit Victoria, returning east by the Crow's. Nest Pass. Tho Duke and Duchess arc accom- panied by Captain Balfour and Captain Kinniard as in Ireland, as he was only an individual Sinn Feiner. "If the government is satisfied that' murders are_ taking Father Dominic added, "why does- n't it capture the murderers and; execute Wanted to Free From Oath LONDON, Sept. Daily Ma says it learns that new activity ha been noted among.cerlain well orgai Ized units of the Sinn Fein republics i army. It is believed in.ofnciarcirclei the newspaper adds, that a new Eerie of armed outbreaks planne ia'nd that it Is "considered likely thes on or about September-2J The same newspaper afler'the'.gpveriiinent's deflnits, refiis.s on Friday to. release Lord Mayor Swiney his friends in. London Mdresj ed an urgent petition to the "repul lican government" in Ireland askin that the lord meyor be released froi his oath and that permission be give him to take rood. MacSwiney Refuses Food LONDON. Sept. day as.tb fast of Lord Mayor MacSwiney Brixton prison progresses, there staged by the bedside of the dyin man a tragic little act, which was dl; closed lo the-Associated Press yestej day by rather Dominic, Mayor Ma" Swiuey's private chaplain.. Bvery morning food in some fonl or another is brought In by the pris'ol authorities and offered to the starviul prisoner in the hope that his almuJ uncontrollable craving will master liiil 1S05 he became Chairman of the Kat- and that he will be tempted to eal Every morning there is the same en j to the who la weak to iitler a spoken refusal, crasj es his desire and turns hia head awn; So it has gone on until the 25tli dc of his hunger strike has been There have been many rumors th: MacSwiney was being given'suste; ance In drinking water or othcrwis This Is Indignantly denied-by rel lives and frlenils, and the Associate ional Transcontinental Hallway Com missipi ho nminccrt o: province had produced. He always jj1 ranked as an able-Administrator. George Parent, M. P. for one'of the Quebec constituencies is a son. Press was further Infornfed in an Predicts a Sweeping Victory For The "Drys" in Coming Referendp Vote I 0- Says U. F. A. And Majority of Business Men Behind tho Movement were taken hero last night by tbe RINK COLLAPSES AND KILLS TWO (From Our Own Correspondent) 'HAYMOXD. Soi't. tlis few days before Christmas Sir John 0[ referendum on liquor 1m proposed, was accepted, and the mar- oniy seven wceks-off steps rlage solemnized at. St. George's church, Hanover by DUhop Kulford, metropolitan of Canada. Tho date was February 1C, 1S67. At Sir John wus In Eng- land for the London conference which led lo the confederation. GRAND FOHKS. C., Sept. Kivcn-ycar-oid Jackie .Mattocks was .killed, and W. C. Mltthtill was str- j irtusly injured nt Phoenix lorlay, in Iho collapse of tho ckatlns ami curl- ing rink, which was being dis- mantled. IN WARSAW, Stp'l, J, C. MoCulIum of Montreal, a mem- of the Kosciutzko tquadron, has been killed In an airplane fall near it learned here today. POLAND WILLING TO LEAVE TO LEAGUE WARSAW, Sept. Is ready to submit her dispute with Lithuania over the frontier be- tween the two countries to arbi- tration by the League of Nations, It Is announced tare, SERBIA PREDICTED LONDON, Sept. dis- patch from the Central Xcwa from Homo saye the- Mcssa- gero publishes a report of H joint rnvolt against Serbia, or- by Croats, Magyars, and Montenegrins. Tho dls- v patch adds that ft rovolullOT In Serbia Is Imminent. 'dry" forces fo make it a whirlwind campaign, with an objective of a solid voto for tone-do' conditions In Al- berta. V At a mass mooting In the Taylor Blake tabernacle at.which Pros. Oi II. Snow, in tho absence of Pres. llcbcr S. Allen, presided, a local or- ganization was clfecled, following a ringing call to arms by Mrs. Bagnall. ot Medicine Hal, organizer for the Warner and Taber coiintltuenclcs. The officers of tho Raymond branch I of tho Alberta Social Service league as elected last night-follow, .Chairman. Asel B. Palmer; vice- chairman, Mayor..L. Lambert Pack; secretary-treasurer, Frank Steele; ex- ecutive commUtep.' '-Dr. Grconaway, Bish'pp-iMseks, Bjshop Evans, Pres. 0. H. Snow, and Mrs. Alexander, Mrs. J. Anderson, Mrs. T. Y, Love, Mrs. Dr. Grconaway, Mrs. D. KinSr On lha plalform 'besido the speaker were the chairman, Pres, Snow, Mayor U Lambert" Pack, Dr. Greenawa'y, A. K. Palmer, principal ot the-Knight Academy, Bishop Jas. K. Mceks, Mrs. Dr. Grcenaway and Jirs. John P. Anderson, president of.tho, Women's InstUuto. In his opening remarks tho''chajr- mau said that tlio "Mormon" peoplo had alxvnys stood s'olidly for temper- ance, that is, Hie church. Since Us organization In 1330 a positive stand was taken against strong drink and abstinence from slcoholic .beverages is a law of the church today, .lie ca.ll- ed for united effort In the.approach- luff campaign so that Ibe vole volloii would bo overwhelming so thai, the provincial authorities would have no excuse for not vigorously enforcing 'Although some people say tbat.tl desire for food disappears after .a fo days' abstinence, it is not so In Mayi MacSwIuey's case. He is still liu gry, but refuses to take anything, though It is brought to him regHla ly. "The lord mayor looked pale, draw and haggard when I at ministered the usual, sacrament, e.n :ho local rumor that lie had receive Lhe last sacrament today Is not tru MacSwiney has Intervals ot dizzine and Is only able to speak In -slio: gasps, owing lo difficulty i" breathln and any attempt at continual convcr atlon Is Impossible." CANADIAN BEATEN blot Ho called Hquor nil and said hlle animals refuse drink whiskey, preferring the pure, cool waters springing from the earth that God made and called good, men, made in the image of their divine Creator, put this serpent Into their mouths.' lie hoped lo see prohibition province- wide, Domlnl6n-wide, arid world-wide. Mrs. lingual! was; then Introduced, and in a clear, forceful way present- (Continued on rage fiOSLYri, N.Y., Sept. Gardner today eliminated G. B. Grler, Canadian champion, from the national amateur golf cham- pionship, 9 and 7. With five- to the good as a result of the first 18 holes, Gardner play- ed the best golf of his life in the afternoon round. He was out In 35 and had two threes on the way home when the match ended. tf ff o MEIOHEN PREPARES FOR VISIT WEST OTTAWA. Sept. Hon. Ar- lliur Melghen. prime minlsler, arrived In Ottawa from Quebec at noon today, Mr. Meigben is planning a tour through Ilia west .but delalls for this have not yet been determined. ff tf ;