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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta iVOUJME XIIL LETHBIUDGE, ALBERTA. SATURQAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1920 NUMBER 231 Troops Quelled Socialist Revolt; Streets Barricaded (Seaport City Scene of Outbreak Between Rioters and the Eventually: Rettpjre Socialitts Yielded TRIESTE, Socialist revolt in which bar- -Hcades were erected in the and' artillery, rifles, guns and bombs were freely-employed in a strug- gle between the rioters and broke out here yesterday afternoon. Italian trppps and naval forces, Jipwever, succeeded in completely restoring order last flight. The troops are patrolling the streets-and .a destroyer Js anchored in the harbor commah'ding: tije public'square. The fighting' xia sharp while II Luted. The Socialists who irere well armed'and-amply eqnipped with anr the troops to ad [ranee upon their barricades. Both i sides then opened fire and sharp vol leys Several sol dlers were, wounded .by bullets from j the rifles of tho entrenched Socialists I while numerous casualties occurred 'In'the Socialistic riuiks. evening drew near" the troops I drew artillery into: position and- pre- French .Be v, ,1 T 7, i'ore this .was delivered, however Death of Jack rickfoni s sent aa ulti Actress Wife to tie Socialist leaders, orde InR' withdraw, from the streets leaders ot .the. revolt decided French police j hour before the goverimor'B threat o JiitTa' beguii" a UioYough investigation j more drawUc rueaanrenand the rioter into death -of-Olive Thomas, a; tore down' their in United States moTing picture actress, j dlcatfng tbey had abandoned thi 'who succumbed this morning to pots- DII taken, It is stated, by mistake, sev-', ,eral -days ago. have Issued a .per- iult for.tha eralialmiDg ol the bofiy of 'MIBB Thomas, but as yet have not sanctioned Us shipment to the United jSUles, Investigation also Is hcing made by ithe. police'; sinister rtimors of CO; Intermingled wilh. cham- jpajjne dinuera lasted- Into "the 1 early bourn of the that have been afloat ia too TTnited States col- oTiy and' ampnff the' hVbitues of the French-jiiidenTbrld during ;tho past j 'v In, conyeclion with tbe death of JNItys say -they desire IntervieiY 'Jactf-Plcltrord, a raotfon apd husband of Miss also n Is said to haye'accom- iianied Silss Thomas during her last pilgrimage to the Montmartre district, Batardsy oven Ing. Hoist Red Flag Over Workshops In Milan, Italy MILAN, Sept. tuon 200 chemical works hero were occnpled by workmen at a. given signal late yesterday and red, flags were hoisted above them on orders issucdi by the chamber of labor. Tho chepical plants vroro occupied simultaneously, the movement-being carried out following a signal of three blasts on a'largo whistle. Immed- iately afterward flags and tanners bearing the Bolshevik emblems of the hammer aud scythe, were hoisted. .The workers obeyed the order receiv- ed from tho chamber of labor in spite of tho fact that they -Rero recently granted1 wage increases of. from siity lo seventy cents a day. Tho chamber ot labor, .In eiplalnlng the of. tbe chemical -works; de- clared that Uie movement Tras not in tho nature of. a real.occupation of tho plants, but was simply a measure which, waa necessary to guarantee metal! Workers the materials they need to carry on. their. Industry. fight, and feHTuck from streets'. The'.destroyer, played a par in the action to put down the revol arrlred in the barbor; diirlns the art erojoou immedlateiy facing tbe.pu sqimre. i ClTil Governor Mwiconl issuoti order last erenlftK proMUtlnu nurre- meat In the street.! after p. also', forblddinc- aByonp looking, on of windows. la tbe Ban Giacomo .dis- trict. Trhere Moping-- has teen j FLORENCE, Sept.. More than '100 towns and villages were destroyed or badly damaged tn the district north of this city which was shaken by the earth- 'quake oh Tuesday morning, ac- cording to latest reports received here. Usual and Unusual French Shepherd Hailed as New Rodin DID ITALY-DO THE SOVIETS GENOA, Italy, Sept. The chip .Robosto, 'belonging to South Russian gov- ernment has been seized In. harbor here at the Instigation, It IE of the Russian soviet gov- ernment. CAPTURE NUDE GIRL IN A FISH HBT WINNIPEG, Sept. 1V-Unen- cumbered by even a bathing." a Winnipeg fltri jumped Into the Autnlbolne river the other day and announced thai "she had undertaken a tance swim with. her destination. When she had'gone a mile and a half boat caught up. Sh'e-refused-1 to be picked up, so the' haule'd: her aboard in a fish net'. AMBITIONS OF THE GYPSY RACiE TOLEDO, Spain, Sept. Gypsy chief, Jaun' SInchezz Var- gas, has.started a campaign With thej purpose .of reuniting, Gypsy, race which has spread 'throughout the worW. He pur- poses Initiating a; system, of civic and religious education and there- after, if possible, to gather the entire race -and establish a communal life.where the Gypale's can. formulaic thetr own The first step to be taken In direction will be the calUng'of a' conference of delegates of Gypiles from all nations.' tVENS TO CHAMPION 1 THE "IRISH WINNIPEG, Sept. Ivens, .convicted strike leader at present serving two yearc In Stony Mountain penitentiary, has announced his intentions of championing the cause'of "Irish Republic" as toon as .he is free from prison. In a letter read be- fore a meeting called by the Self-, Determination League for Ireland, Ivens -said that as coon as he was a free man 'Wiothihgi'cbuld- stay his .tongue -In speaking for the 'Republic of Ireland'." BERLIN, Sept. extraordin- ary declaration bj former .Emperor Yllhelm was made.on the grounds of ds residence at Doom, It Is reported by Vorwaerts In a story pnrportisg to emacate from a Prussian Junker, who recently visited him. It is tUtod that tie lormer emperor as chopping a, when he sudden- y exclaimed as he ttruck furious Wows with, his aie: la the wsf dj ulll flr to the right and left I return, to Commenting on renurt, WMrts says: f It shows Wflhelm in .'all: i.btd u i politician." M. Fanl-Darde, Ihe shepherd Fn.nee, -who n hstOed n law Rodin, is here shown it work In hta He cornea of. peanut slock, naTlns, lintl! reontly, tended .in: the French. mtmnUlns Cevennea. NOW DEMOCRATS WILL BE REAL MAD AT FAIR PRESIDENT HAMLINE, Mfnn., Sept It the drawing card, Senator HirtHng or Governor Cox? A controversy has been waged over this question the rival presidential candidates spoke at here last Tuesday. Democratic leaden gi-.-e ta t etfeet paldrittendancewhen Cox spoke'Wai while Harding drew only .Republican leaders ctalme'd-thtir man drew a much larger "gate" than hit rival. Murphy, president of the state fair board, In the role maker. Being a tactful person And apparently norv 'pirtlsani a statement today declaring that practically the .same nurribisr'of. persons heard both Heads Will Fly Like Chips OS Log When Bill Returni Australians Broke Up a Concert By Celebrated Tenor sorrth Autnlia, Sev tha.bnlletih of -the'. Irish'-' Self-Deteimlhatlon- Leagne, reporting on his case.'' appeared to.flavo completely coursed and'for the first time his mind eeem- .to he getting dull, although tils tody has been "virtually dead for sev- eral one ot the officials remarked. Despite, the fact that this thirtieth day of his hunger the mayor's mind heretofore has been re1 markably clear, although times baa sunk so low that-, he could not It was said that the mayor's' collapse, however, did not necessarily'mean that the., cud might be expected Immediately. The mem- of the family had; not been sum- moned by the prison authorities, as it is understood would be the case it it were believed he hud readied his last hours. Some of Mayor SfacSwincy's rela Lives are remaining with him most of the time. This morning his sistor Annlo visited him; this afternoon his wife came and his Bother sister Mary was expected later in day. His brother has been spending each night with the mayor. On leaving the prison after- Annie MacSwlney said her of 1320, snowed a large increase, ac- cording to statistics famished by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics. At tno beginning of the period there were on hand as against pounds of' raw- sugar on July 32, 1920. Tn the samo period the stocks ot refined sugar Increased from pounds on hand when the period opened, to pounds at tho- close of the spveh .months, OVER A MILLION AT TORONTO FAIR i Sept. MUle hope -was held out in official circles, this morning that a solution of the coal crisis would be found In fut- ure. Sir Robert'Home, president Ot the- board of tradtf, had a conference with. Premier Uoyd George and it is understood that the premier express- ed entire approval ot the mannor in which Sir tided. It ia staterl that the government does not intend to (Jsvlate trom the terms offer- ed by Sir Robert anil that these still remain open to the miners. Meanwhile from Portsmouth, whera the Trades Union congress Is In pro- gress, conies ivord that the miners are resoiuto in their intention not to alter their claims. Active-preparations- are being mado br heads ol government detriments to (leal with a. strike sit- uatipn should it arise. -Wilson Refused to. Grant Miners' i Request WASHINGTON, Sept. tlont Wilson in a ;elcgram today to reprcscnlallvea of the ahthraclto rftine .workers In Pennaylvanla, refftsed'to Briitil ihelr request to roconrene" the joint Bcale committee of the operators and minors for tho purpose Of consid- ering a new. award, Sept. first car of this season's Alberta wHcat, which conslshed to Willard Cumrnlng and company, of this city from CoRldale and sold to the Western Canada Flour Mills, net- ted the farmer 1 per cent, commission charges. Trie car contained 1702.10 bushels and the'price at which it was sold was It Is believed on the Calgary Grain Exchange that this'Is a record figure for a car- load of TOHONTO, Sept. ff attendance at .the Canadian National EihfbltlOn up to last night was s decrease of. compared with the record year ol when the Prince of Wales was tho chief drawing card. Experts'Estimate of Wheat Crop WINNIPEG, than 26 per cent, of the wheat crop of the west will grade under No. 3 northern, according to the final estimate of the Northwest Grain Dealers' association which' was Iftsued here- The total wheat-crop l> esti- mated at bushels for Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al- 'berta at against; In 19'J9, The estimated-yield per U 152 bushels. Fugitive Stuck in Barrel of Flour brother was very much weaker. "He baa readied his worst she de- dared, "Today for the first time, he WRS so weak I could not read to hlrri and when I asked him a question'he- had to think a while before he could answer. His face has assumed the gray color of death." Hay Die At Any Moment MacSwiney's wife, when she left prison late this afternoon ;said ths prison doctor had told -her that she might expect to be called to her hus- band's bedside at any moment, as the end was very near. Mrs. MacSwfney said her husband was dellrous by spells, bot occasion- ally recognized her. .Otherwise" his niind did not appear to tie working. It was reported today that should tho end come for the lord mayor, tha prison authorities planned to t with- hold tho announcement ol nnlll the body away from tho prison, in order'lo avoid any slble demonstration.; NEW 1 (.-Crowd, of suburban'residents, rushing for last trains at Grand Central sta- tion early, today, scurried for eAver. during a'pistol battle be- tween Jacob Mendel, station res- taurant proprietor, and three men who had- knocked him down and taken his day's cash of Two of the mtn, alter their weapons-hid-been emptied, were arrested, and the third 'calmly left the the secret of who were called. When the'police 'followed a winding stairway leading down Into the bakery shop, their flashlights re- vealed one-fugitive, stuck In a barrel of flour, clutching the bag of. moyisy. i. Seventy Six Millions In Loans To Soldiers OTTAWA, Sept. trt end of August tho Soldier Settlement Board o! Canada granted loans td 181 settlers actually on the land. Amount. oUoans approved Wtboboard the following pur- poses: To purchase land To remote encumbrances For permanent Improvements For 8tock and equipment Alnerla has settlers actrjslly established; Saskatchewan, Manitoba, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, US; New Brunswick, 4S8; Nova Scotia, 387; Trinco aiwnrrl Island, 2i2. Applications for qualification ceitl- flcatei hare been recefred from 633'returned soldiers baye been qualified. The total amonnt saved to soicljer settlers on the purchase of eanrpment IB 15SO.G07. This represents ths dif- ference .between ordinary price 11 snd special prices granted to. soldier settlers. Up to the sixth of September returned men have received free land through the Soldier Settlement Board.' A statement by tbe Soldier Settle- ment Board also shows that sol-, dlers have purchased school lands ot an area of acres. The board, secured an arrangement with tho gov- ernments tho three prlarle' prov- inces, by which these lands available, for the soldier settlement. ;