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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta {VOLUME XIIJ. LSTHBIVHXJE, ALBEBTA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER NUMBER 238 SIS 1HT M SCOTCH MINES Bitter Campaign Being By Extremists in Italy PREMIER WILL CALL PARLIAMENT EARLIER And Establish a Soviet System of Mining Control AUTHORITIES TREAT RUMORS SERIOUSLY MILAN, Sept. anarch- ists and syndicalists, are waging a bitter campaign against the Confederation of Labor and the Socialist leaders who have con- sented to come to terms with the employers and the government in settling the strike of metal work- ers. --V Promise Giolittl yesterday expressed-'a hope of being feble to the chamber of depu- ties during tho first fortnight of Nov- feuiher, instead of at the end ot that Hionlb, ,as has been customary. A number of Socialists deputies yesler- "day visited llse premier, Insisted an immediate re-opening of parlia- ment In order to bring up a' discussion their bl'll on the new status ot Iwiirkmcn and the relations of the men end masters Inside manufactures. The )irtmler replied that discussion of these subjects would take place on a bill p-hic.h the government would pre- fcjMit to parliament alter it has receiv- er! a report from the commission employers and workmen, who arc Jiow negotiating. Employers Submit NOME, Sept: of the Italian, employers Informed Premier tjiolUli yesterday they were unable to liccept'his formula' for reaching a of thalr controversy with their workmen but would submit to it. answered he bsuvi. full responsibility for Imposing }ii3 leaking formal, announcement -of Ills iictlon. ,_ Efforts .wero mado earlier In- tlic ilay to reconcile opposing points of View regarding the premier's plan. LONDON, Sept dinary rumors are In circulation throughout Lanarkshire to the effect that the. leaders loslou which had remained unideutl- Federal agents today were InveEti- Bed was recognized at the morgue to- gating a report that the fire depart lay by Mrs. Oiive Kehrer of Brooklyn. I mcnt had learned, by checking up all aa her son, Elmer Wallace Kehrer, 21 j stores of explosives lawfully held la -ears old, chauffeur. Hie city, that there was a distinct Kehrer bad been out of work and looking for employment, Mrs. Kehrer. adding that tha youth tad made bis home with her at 422 South Fourth street. Considerable importance had been attached to tlie fact that Kehrer had remained unidentified so long, official opinion differing over the theory ttal this lack of Identification might sig- nify fear to recognize bim, by per- VANCOUVER, B.C., (Canadian initial sitting of the Federal Tariff com- mission on the coast here this forenoon, the British Columbia-di- vision of-the Canadian Manufac- turers' Association outlined their reasons for urging, a ,policy of "adequate-protection." .The -or- ganization's brief, presented by. J. B. Thomson, provincial chair- man, further declared that a'pre- ferential' tariff within the Brit- Empire should be arranged. The United; States, with thir- teen: times Canada's population, said Mr.'Thomson, is the main confpetitdr" with the home manu- facturer for .the Canadian mar- ket. Their linger established in- dustries advantages, as proximity to important established transportatfon systems, that place the majority of industries of Can- ada In theTposltlon where without protection .they cannot hope to survive, he continued. Referring to Oriental competi- Mr- Thomson stated that even with protection afforded heavy Importa- manufactures from these countries have come in; and with the-low labor cost in the Orient, 'under, a-policy." of' free trade It would be utterly Impossible for Canada to compete. Continued on Page Five.' Man With Two re- port Consul.Norton F. Brand, ot tho Fernie; cpiiBUlar -.district sliow a do- j cided Improvement In the movement j of such leading articles of export as coal, lumber, silver and lead, over the II LIKE 11 HP AT MOBRIDGE, S.D., Sept. Two unmasked bandits boarded a Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway train at Montevideo, took possession for 35, min- utes and held up every man on board, obtaining In money and about 3 dozen watches. The passengers robbed were mostly working men on their, way west, The robbers escaped. Millar and A Candidate PARIS, Sept. Alexandra Millerand today agreed to be a candidate for the presi- dency of the republic to succeed President Deschanel, who has ten- dered resignation. figures of tho same consulate for tne month of July as compared to those for August. Tho total declared Tallies of ei- r for August was and for i July they were thus indicat- ing aa Increase oE or nearly SO per cent. Of this increase the largest amount i was contributed by the lumber indua- i try where an Increase ot In declared values iu forest products is shown. Ot this value, lumber contributed 4116.913 and cedar poles and other cedar products show an increase of over, tho July figures. Tho export ot coal comes next in valuo, the figure; showing an increaso for tho month of Silver is neit oa tne list, of in- creases the total being and lead shows on Increase In value ol Tliero was a slight increase in value of zinc exported dnrlng August over July of 3007.00. Exports of coke foil off during the month to the extent of in val- ues. Zinc also shows a slight increase, i the declared values for tbe month be- j Ing JI.DOO. j American goods returned shows an j increase but Is principally accounted for by tho return of a circus outfit across the line. The total ot returned goods being reported as Woods for Week Believed To Be Murderer, 'ot Algoma Three Under Arrest GREAT LAKE BOATS ARE RUNNING AGAIN SAULT STE MARIE, Sept. 20. As a result of the acceptance by the seamen of the monthly Tn< crease offered them, the boats which have been tietf tip at the 'Soo for the past few days, were all moving again today. TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS FOR IRRIGATION WORK SEATTLE, Sept. 17. With promptness and enthusiasm the newly organized Northwestern i Reclamation league this afternoon adopted a program of educational and political action by which It hopes In the course of the next I few years to put Into operation not only the great Columbia bas- in project, but other comprehen- sive Irrigation enterprises as well. Included in the program i are a federal revolving fund of not less than Increas- ed appropriations for-federal sur- of the stream flow of west- ern rivers arid Immediate avail- of reclaimed lands for ex- i leryitc" men. and women, Begins Thirty-Ninth Day Hunger To Be Very Weak of SAULT STD MARIE, Ont., Sept. 20. -'-'William D. Mower, alias Dpugali Moore, alleged murderer of .George Elliott, the East Koreah farmer, was arrested yesterday six miles inland from Mile 60, on the Algoma'Central Railway after having remained in the woods almost a week. He was trying to purchase goods for himself and two companions, .Maggia Bock and Pearl Mouer. about 15 years ot ase each, and belli dressed as boys. One of the girls is said to have been mistaken in the dark by Farmer Elliott as si pos- sible purloiner of Ins chickens, and it was in this connection lhat the shooting of Elliott by Mower is al- leged to have taken place. The two girls were arrested, along with Mower. Methodists Can Accept Anglican Jems of Union Prominent Toronto 'Divine'. In Accord With: Lambeth Conference Proposal TORONTO, Sept. Dr. 'IV j Davies, preaching in ILo Metropolitan Methodist churcli hero yesterday morning on tho Lambeth conference of church union, said tho appeal of tho bishops was immeasurably further in advance than many who had look- strike by which is is endeavoring lo j eil forward lo a united Christendom avoid serving a prison term lo which; had expected. "The four points which ho was sentenced for sedition with the Anglicans put forward as the basis lib condition "virtually, for union, !.o said, "an Sept. Mac- Swiney, lord mayor of Cork, began the thirty-ninth day ol his hunger according to the report which physicians at made to liojnc- oftlco tyils morning. The bulle- tin issued hy {ho Irish. Self-Dclermlno- tion declared MacSwInoy hod a bad night and was very weak this morning. FRANCE RAISES ENOUGH WHEAT TO FEED ITSELF UNTIL NEXT HARVEST PARIS, Sept. will have a wheat harvest oK sixty- three million quintals, Just sufficient for the bread needs of the country until the next har- vest, sayt tha Figaro, It will be necessary to Import about fifteen million quintals for trfed for' the other necessities of the pco- e such as the Methodist church can accept." The point calling for recognition of the episcopate was the ono likely lo prove a stumbling block, Dr. Davies said, hut for tho Methodists it would bo so diffi- cult as to somo other denominations. "Wo can accept all four he re< pealed. Rev. Dr. H. J. Cody, from his pul- pit in St. Paul's Anglican church last night referred to tho Lnmberlh con- ference handling of Ihe queallon of church union and said lhat a great slep had been (aken from which thero wag hope for a re-unlled Christendom, so that thero might ho one great church, infinitely varied yet one in purpose. "ft Is refreshing to Dr. Cody Porcupine Blocks Automobile's Way On i Main St. EDMONTON, Sebt: 18 Suppose oring along Jasper, avenue at 2 a.m. in the morning minding your own business, witb no other notion in mind tSan that of getting home safe- ly and in between ;a-pair of sheets and under your favor- Itp eiderdown quIIL. :when' sud- cleniy right' in'tha middle, of the pavement up looms a thirty-pound porcupine with (mills a bristling. What would you do? This situation confronted -A. Sirakin and two. of his this morning at the corner of Jasper and 12Isl street. Sim- kin, slopped his car, and with the; assistance ot the .others threw a coat over Jlr. Porcu- pine, and wrapping utm up car- ried him to the basement of his office in the. Adams htock. There the porcupine iyaa safely lioxed. Now Mr. Slmkin has offered liis specimen' to loo University of Alberta, not hav- ing any other use-for a per- fectly good htiiltby anltnhl of this nature. MOTOR CYCLIST KILLED TORONTO, Sept. J. RoEElter, aged 54. ditd yesterday after- noon, as a result of being struck hy an 'automobile while YldSiig'a motor- cycle'on-the Hamilton highway early in' tbe 'day. The New York Explosion This picture stows the front of !ho United-States Sub-TreasHry BulMliig in New York, one of (hosi wrecked ___! by the.gjplosion on Thursday. Tt added, "how all leaders of non-epls-1 unpretentious structure, dwarfed copai churches have responded to this overshadowed by thoJo surround- righthand of osive Shortage May Explain The Wall St. Explosion New York Authorities Reported To Have Located Short- age in Explosive Magazine in Victim Trace of Owner of Jury Summoned. pons ol questionable character. Edwin P. Fischer, the former'melro- ?olitaa tennis star, who was detained at Hamilton in connection with his postcard warnings of the Wall Street explosion arrived here in the custody ot Vow York and Hamilton detectives. He'was taken to police headquarters at.once. shortage in one of the explosive mag-. azines. Fire department officials gave no hlut as to the location ot the re- ported shortage, but claimed this might have an Important bearing on the discovery of the supposed plotters of the disaster. Warnings Considered Hoax XBW YORK, Sept. A postcard warning that a u- attempt- would be made 'tomorrou- to blow up the cus- toms house, after Wall Street explo- sion last Thursday, was received In the mall today by "Wm. B.. Edwards, collector of internal revenue for this district. Tbis postcard; signed ''A was turned over to tho cus- todian.ot the building by Mr. Edwards, who also Mr. Thpraas G. Pat- ten. the postmaster. The department L of justice also- was informed ot rt llseher. when revested to tallr, ccipt of tho postcard. Tho warning M i, t "-at the customs house, alreadv friends here referring to the detec- heavy guard, would he blown lives. 'That's all I know. I don't I up at 2 n.m. Mr. Edwards said that a know what sort of statement you fol-j preliminary Investigation had ahown lows expect mo to make. 1 don't know much to say.' Fischer's jocuiarUycoatlnued with- out letup throughout the excitement of his arrival. When detectives said thev had to Totalforl919 Tonnage Mined During Was Double That of Same Month Last Year EDMONTON, Sept. big in- crease in Alberta's-coal output Is be- ing marked up-as compared-wlth the corresponding period of-last year. Ot- ficlal returns for tbc month of July, as compiled by the government ton- nage mined In that month was 323 tons, a gain ot teas over July, 1913. The figures for August have not yet been, made up, but the same, or beUer, rate ot increase is expected for that month and lor the rest of the season. Aboui 225 mines are now at work in all parts of tho province. The idlo mines are mostly small ones that will not materially affect the- total output ot tho province, and reports from Ihe big producing mines, both north and south, are to the effect that work Is now on satisfactorily and that tho output is.being speeded up. There Is still n shortage of labor, however, and an effort will be made to recruit to somo extent from the inert now at work in Ilia.harvest fields. BOLSHEVIKS DRIVEN OUT OFGAIICIA WARSAW, Bolshevik forces have bee driven out of..Eastern 'Galicia by a gen- eral Polish advance along the southern front. SUSPEND.HOSTILITIES PARIS, Sept, and Lithuania have agreed to sus- pend all hostilities pending an Inquiry .and, decision of the .Is- sues at stake by the council of the League of Nations, It was announced'here this morning. KANSAS FARMERS AFTER WHEAT NEW YORK, Sept. adian dispatch from Topeka, Kansas, to the Wall Street Journal reports that at a meeting of abo'ut 800 wheat grow- ers resolutions were adopted fav- oring a price of a bushel for wheat, No. 2 basis, at Kansas City, The resolution! stated that the average cost of. production of In four wheat-growing staffs was a buihel. INSTANTLY KILLED MONTREAL, Sept. Thomas Farney, aged 11 years, grasped piece of binding .wife hanging from a roof touched an electric wire, nearibis homo In.-Point St. Charles knd was Instantly, killed last night invoke the combined aid of the mayor, sheriff, crown attorney, chief: of police, United States consul and the imml- officials ol both countries .at Hamilton to get Fischer airay, the for- mer tennis star broke in: if it had not been for I'd still bo up in that darned place." Release Russian Tno police, announced today the re- lease' rtt -Alexander .Rus- sian Journalist detained after, ho'..had admitted lie was near the' Ecene of the explosion soon after It occurred. Tho department of justice denied ro- ports that Brallovsky has been turn- ed over to Both local and eral authorities declared they 'had found there was no evidence on which to hold the Russian. Maurice Davies, superintendent of the Volunteer Hospital, after an ex- tensive examination or clothing of the victims ot the explosion declares that the theory that someone may have been near enough to the explosion to have bcui blown to atoms has been negatived. Convene .Grand Jury NEW YORK, Sept Sept- ember graud jury was convened to in- vestigate the explosion that snook the financial" district last Thursday 'and j exacted a loll of 31 lives and .injury j to nearly 300 others. Subpoenas were' Issued for the appearance of scores of eye witnesses of tlie blast. Included among those lo be examin- ed was Edwin P. 'Fischer, arrested iu Jlamllton, Ontario, was expected here early today iu custody ot detectives. Fischer has testified to having sent warnings of the disaster to a number ot friends here, but authorities at- tach little significance to his story De- no evidence of a plot and he was in- clined to regard the warning as-a hoax. A few minutes before the warning postcard had been, received by Mr. Edwards, iidwin P. Fischer, ex-tennis player, who sent warnings on tho first explosion on tlie strength of an alleg- ed mental telephatic "tip" had declar- ed nt police headquarters rival here from Canada "that more, will happen in the future." "Unseen powers had communicated lhat io he said. Officials of the department of justice regarded.-the warning as the work of a crank. They held tbat a.person.-intending. to causa, such "an explosion would hai-djy'warii the authorities about it hours in advance. Bow Island Man Suffers Heavy Likely Caused Fire 'From Our Own BOW ISLAND, Sept. Leon- ard Ferae who owns a farm near town met with a heavy loss by flro today at noon. Threshing commenced this morning on the wheat slacks which consisted of twelve stacks of headed grain'aud two hundred bushels had been thresh- ed anil hauled to the elevator. cause ot his recognized eccentricity. I At noon a tongue of fire was seen Importance was attached to the fur-] Iber examination of Alexander'Brail- ovsky, a" Russian journalist, Ihe only man in New York who lias been de- tained, having been found Iu Iho vic- inity ot the disaster in conversation with companions shortly after the ex- plosion occurred. He is held wilhoiit bail aa nn undesirable alien. Efforts to identify the owner of the horse whicu drew the wagon supposed to have carried the infernal machine Were continued. Although John Hag- gerly, the farrier, who Identified the shoes of the dead horse as lliose lie had altachcd Iwo weeks ago, faint hopo was expressed of being able lo Irace the owner of tha animal, since Haggerty could recall no unmistakable identifying features ol the owner. Ho identified tho shoes simply because they boro a certain mark common to 42 Bus. of Fall Wheat To Acre On Raymond Farm (Special Herald.) RAYMOND, Sept. two bushels to the acre from "an 80-acro field of fall re- ported by Charles McCarthy, who is now threshing. This has been anjdcal year for fall wheat. Dur- ing the wet weather this spring, which delayed seeding operations Very materially, fall'wheat was making favorable Is very little fall wheat In thlt dis- trict, but what been threshed shows magnificent Mr, McCarthy Is highly plelied with his crop; He look In the fall of coming from one- of the stacks and soon there was a raging fire which owing to a strong wind then blowing and also to the naluro of the burning matter it was Impossible to check. It Is not known how the fire started hut it is thought that it started-from the engine. When we think tbat this Is the flrVt crop Feme has had In the four years ho has farmed this land- It seems all the keeuyr The separator, which was owned by Mr. AV. was 'also'burned, which also Is a great loss. First Frost Of Season Struck South Saturday On Salurda-y nighl, tho first, frost tho ceason, three degrees was re- gistered at the Experimental Farm. Only very tender vegetables and flowers would bo affected. The flrsi frost last year was on tha 2Slh. In 1018 frost mado its Initial visit on Sept. 16 and in 1917 on Sept. 1. Juet a Nip at Cardston (From Our Own Correspondent) CARDSTON, Sept. first frost ot the season was recorded Sun- day morning, Just enough to nip tlie. cucumber and tomato vines, but not enough, to kill potatoes. H was prs- ceeded by a light stWcr of 1-10 Inch rain Saturday morning according to tho government test. Our usual Sept- ember storm near.tho 10th has been" delayed or forgotten, f6r which the threshers are trnly thankful, aa we havo Ideal weather for.their work. While no pher.oinlaal crops have been reported a good average crop'ia boln'f harvested, around 25 ;