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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME XIII. LETHBRHMJE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1920 NUMBER 229 ftcportcd That He is Interceding With Hritish Govern- rnenf, LOHU MAYOR STJLL HANGS ON TO LIFE ROME, Sepl. pope has interceded in behalf of Lord Mayor MacSwlney, now In Brix- ton prison, London, according to the Gio'rnale d'ltalia. LONDON, Mac- Swlney, on leaving Brlxton prison this evening after visiting her hus- band, the lord mayor of Cork, said that twice this afternoon the attending physicians had warned her not to speak-to her husband, as he was "living on hie vitality." She added that Ihe mayor suffer-' ed.from giddiness .this afternoon. The noon bulletin issued by the league slated that signs of atrophy Conference Failed to Solve Coal Crisis LORD BEAVERBROOK Canadian journalist-peer, photo- graphed on his arrival in Toronto this week, on Ins first visit lo Canada since the war." No Profiteering With Freight Rates As An Excuse LONDON, Sept. confer- ence held jhis' morning betwet.l Sir Robert Home, president of the board of trade, and a delegation from the miners' organization In 'an 'effort to reach a solution of the coal crisis resulted In what Is generally regarded as a failure. The conference was brought about by an Invitation of the h'eait of the board of trade'to the'execu- tive committee of the fed- eration. That committee, which wa't attending the 'Trades Union Congress In Porttnioulh decided to accept the invitation and came here for At ths con- elusion'of the conference Robert iotlng aj spokes- man for the15nineNt Informed Sir Robert that body was of.thq Ofllpilon the state- ment he had miieio II contained no new which Would lead to a satisfactory' settlement of the miners' Blame Trades Congress For the Unemployment Of the Ex-SefVice Men of Ihe akin had appeared and that as Carrell Makes Pointed Hint to! a consequence the mayor's arms wero I j the Ottawa Coal Dealers LONDON, Sept. S'-fCanadlan Associated conference' of the mayors of London and the heads of other administrative bodies was held in the Mansion :HoUEe yesterday to consider the employment, of ex-service men." It was addressed: by mara on behalf of the government. He denied that the government was not employing as, many ex- men as possible. Fourteen thousand ex-officers and meri 'un-em- ployed.' Most of.thenii'are unsklll< ed. The hold diver- gent viewt on the The Mornlnj asserts.that trades 'union .prohibitions ant largely: resp'onglfale for this state things. .f'The trades says the Post, "san- talk about Poland, Ireland, but when-it comes needs of its own kith and kin, to whom the present prosperity of labor due, it has not a. word to4 say." -being massaged aud bandaged. Crisis Several Days Off I.ONDON, Seiit. Mayor MacSwiney of Co.rk, passed a 'very bad night anil complained again this morning of dizziness, according-to a'veil _ _ bulletin issued early today by the.jjif Hallway Commissioners touay said Irish Self-Dclermiiiation League. vitlr regard to a slalement appearing The lord mayor was visited last nlgbt by Fatoer Patrick MacSwlney. a cousin, who said he was surprised to fmd-tho prisoner so well, lie ex-j raise'the. price of coal SO cente a TORONTO, Ontario, September 9." He told lue doctors :iiiat he'jiad revis- prcssed belief that tbo crisis j on .Monday'-when .tho 'new. rates The confession that Arnel Love tnat ited the scene once OTTAWA, Sept. F. B. Car- ell, chief commissioner of the'Board in a local morning paper to the effect that certain coal dealers had stated to that paper that they would have to ARNEl LOVE'S BElIfF THAT HE A MENTAL OBSESSION Venerable Judge Earthquake's Toll Thousands Lost; Towns Wrecked Judge Edward Morgan, ot York is dead in his 83rd year. He was an outstanding figure, upon the bench for 35 years. Rum-Runners not upine for .three or four days. New Jersey Interferes Sept. as- by a'vote.ol 25 to 12. resolution directed to' Oeorge of Great Brit- ain, declaring that Lord Mayor: Mac- Swlney of Cork Is-slowly dying in a I British prison in payment of_a pen- alty not commensurate with his alleg- ed offenses and asking for his iiu- release. 'fhe resolution'declared Speaker. a -viva voce was passed on rollcall. I come, effective, stated that the great- est possible .increase wiiicli could take on a 'cbai comlug into Ot- tawa as njresu 1 1 1 b e riii Iro ad rate den is ion 'would be 15, cents a and therefore if. any dcalDr increases his price more, than that it in profiteering, pure and" simple. Sir. Can-ell very, .cmphruie, Ihere wiirte no p'roBiceriiig'.with'-.the freight rates lolesStill Punish Troops of the Soviet WAIiSAW, Sept. by Polish troops against the Russian Bol- Eljcvik on the front south of 'Brest- Jjltovsk are reported in an "official Rlaten-.cnt issued here.' It is said that soviet forces operating between Kam- iuuek-Slrumiiova and Dysk have been defeated with heavy loss and that Tolish troops have crossed to the east- ern bauk of the Bug und occupied Jaklanowka, crushing enemy forces concentrated In that vicinity. Prison- era nuraherlng about ZOO have been taken in this action, it is said. LITTLE tAD FOR ONE WHOLE MONTH WITHOUT ANY SHELTER MONT-REAL, Sept. a little boy lived for a month on'the remains of food ie'ft by picnickers and on what fruit'he .could gather the scattered orchards in the vicinity, ragged and without shel- ter other than that afforded by the near disclos- ed with the finding last evening on Mount Royal of Oavlci Taylor, an 11-year-old boy who ran away fronvhome four weeks ago. SAY Fil CROP, Cabinet Ministers Knew About It But Never Acted. TOIIONTO, Sept of Aigoma, Out., a former local regis- trar at Sault Sic. Mario. Ontario, and ofterwnrd Interested In limber limits, was on tho witness stand yesterday ju the timber inquiry being conducted liy Commissioners TlHdoll and Latch- ford and stated American firms had employed prospectors to stake mining claims In secllons where no minerals wero apparent and that spruce limber was o.ut thereon under Ihe excuse Ibat it was to bo used for mining develop- ment work anjl was afterward export- ed lo tho United Slates, lie said ho I had fold Sir Wri. Ilearat and Hon. Howard Korguson about tho i contravention ot thn Mining Acl, bill that nothing had lieen done hy the i Jleftrst government lo slop it. The reply mado WBS fbat Ihcso acts were I not aolionnblo, Marks slnted. OTTAWA, fjept. K. Hutchln- son, flax expert of, tbo Dominion gov- crnmfnt, has- sailed tor Huropo to market six thousand tons of. flax fibre ami bushels of fibre flax for Canadian producers. The flax crop ia Canada is reported RS being exception- al anil It is estimated (hat thirty thous- and acres of. land.'were placed under cultivation thia'year.'as.compared with eighteen Ihousand'in 1919. .IDDSON WILL AVKRAGE BUS. TO THE ACRE (Special to the Herald) .JUUSON, Sept, Ihrcsh Ing machines will bo running Iho last ot Iho week. Wheat yield will be near the twenty-five bushel to tho aero mark in this district. Some good nualily flax.Trill also be harvested. ho murdered his mother, for. which crime his father was hanged at Owen Sound, has been shattered hy state- ments-'made by .him since lie has been under the observation ot alieu- ists at th6 Queen Street Asylum. The jstory he told at the, trial has been compared with, his confession and with _sUitenients.inndo'.hyHhiin his1 the' doctors'are that ha had nothing to do .with Ihe actual killiug'df his mother, The doctors at the animous that the'woman WPS killed not willi u butcher knife, hut with hunting knife, but, to his that lie iised a knife. before ho here for ob- servation and IjiaK.he.did; not think seriously of .From- this statement are that the coaleEBipn; made to Rev. was an Sobeessiou which Drifted iulo his mind." There is on statement made by the falher- Dr. Phelan, conpliug with a- generafdeuiaf -''ot the crime "a', declaration that, ho -.hoped nobody would even pdint. a .finger at .the boy." Th that while the lad was in the house at the-time, he was- asleep i and kuew nothing of the crime until the next morning, when he pressed his father to tell him where his mother was. Ontario License Officers Pursue Men Who Refused to Obey Command t WINDSOR, OnCSept. least" one rum-runner was wounded in a gun fight which tooi place on the Detroit river, opposite Sandwich West, when license inspectors endeavored to stop in which three rum-run- nera were'carrying a supply of liquor to tho United States side. The'license officers discovered the men just as-the boat pulIsS out Into the river.- Orders to stoii wero dis- regarded by Ihe smugglers and when Uie.officers commenced out their-threat to fire, the trio of rum- runners showed no hesitation, in'reply- ing in' like manner at close range, maintaining their position until one ot their number was hit. Owing to the possession'of- a high'speed boat the meti escaped.o'ncj efforts are being made bv tho United States officials tp'lbcate them on that'shore: WhiUa Girl Found Lying on