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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta -WGB THE LET.H BRIDGE. DAILY HERALD Former Ontario Man, 73, Saves France's "Prettiest Sept. Souret. known as "ike most beautiful sirl in Ler life to the quick irits and tie strong arms of James .'Sweeney. 73 years old, formerly on Aiuericaa marine, Trhose- homo is in 'Brooklyn. Sweeney came to Paris irith fellow delegates at the Knights of Colum- bus Larayette-Mttz expedition. He with several of his comrades to the Folies Bergere, a well-known musi- cal comedy house. In the Souret act the basket in which the famous beauty swings nlghUy over the of tlie audience suddenly slipped from its cable and plunged toward the balcony. Sweeney leaned out, almost full length, from his front row balcony seal, and caught the basket with both arms. Jie tarried the actress, who was fainting, fo tis dressing room. %vhrrt! the theatre doctor soou quieted her nerves. The audience clieenjd the American loudly as ho reappeared in his seat. Soure! !wd been doing the basket act since the Paris beauty contest, iu which sbe was crowned queen. James Sweeney has been an active- worker in tlie Knights of ColEinbus for more than thirty years. He is bead of the Sweeney Manufacturing Company, 30 Mala street, Brooklyn. became wealthy through the manu- facture of nlckelware. He was bora in Gniatfo, Canada, but has iked !n Brooklyn thirty-fire years. Important Delegation of British Notables Reaches New York NEW TORK, Sept. delega- tion from the British branch of the Sutgrave Institution and the Anglo- American society tci take part in the tercentenary celebration of the land- ing of the Pilgrims and the first Am- erican legislative assembly- at James- lown, arriving hero today on the Carmahia. The British delegation is headed by JxDrd, Raihcreedan, a former captain in the Royal Ouadlan Lancers, who is accompanied by Lady Rnthcreedan. Other .members, ol the party include: Admiral'Sir Villiatn Lowther Grant, Sir Arthur Shipley, of: Cambridge Professor Frederick' Foakes-Jackson at bridge, Col. M. W. Edwards, John Blair MacAfee, English banker; Stan- ley a retired manufacturer, and member..of the Anglo-Amerit-an so- ciety; H. S. of the British, branch of the Sulgrave Insti- tution, and George McKlnley, a mem- ber of tie American Luncheon, .club ot London. With representatives of Canadian, British and Dutch governments, they will Norfolk for celebrations tiers October 4, 5 and fi.- GEAL FOR VETS Dominion Secretary McNeil! Says Further Aid For Many Needed DIGBT, N.S., UmD s now ripe for tho returned mea to cease quibbling about details and stride, forward for high said 0. G. 3IcNeilL secretary-treasurer ot he Eomlnloa G.W.VA. .at yesterday's session of the annual Nova Scotia G.W.V-i. convention here. The association, he declared, 'had always been saiie and reasonable in ts views toward "the commonwealth. 'urther aid for the returned mea was necessary. Thousands of 'men were still adrift and the situation was rend- ered more acute by the government demobilizing its re-establishment jureaus. The returned men were thinking on sane lines and the public should not be misled. They stood for a clean government and a square deal for alt Am'oiig the resolutions adopted ,was >ne "that more general recognition. 36 given to the fundamental principle which'Hai actaated all representatives regard to further aid in the re- flstablishment, namely, that the obli- gation devolves us on the nation to make the'greatest possible effort to restore tho discharged soldier to a status in the community life which he would have, enjoyed hut tor the war PIUKCE ALBERT, Sept Syroisbka, formerly of Wakaw, but recently a resident ot Winnipeg, where lie is engaged in the elevator business, was sentenced by Judge Mac- Donald to 12 months in jail for false pretenses in connection with the sale ot a faim owned by A. Westorall of ,Cayley, AJta., to Y. Trach. a Wakaw -farmer. Syroishka bought, the land for an acre but represented that he paid ?19.75 an acre for it and had paid out {600 for the complainant which he later collected. Judge MacDonald in sentencing ac- cused said it was one of the most .detestable crimes in that an educated man had taken advantage of an illit- erate foreigner. .MRS. BELCOURT DIES SUDDENLY AT OTTAWA OTTAWA, Sept. Mary Margaret Belcourt, wlfo ol Senator N. A.: Belcourt, died suddenly at tier home'here today. No -wonder, either. On them all day long doing thmga for other people. Dud brought her wjma MoUier tried 'arelief! The ?che and throb were gone and her feet felt like nineteen instead of ninety. JVow xingt all day eieui me naiiitt, are now inves- igatlng the discoveries which thev hink may prove valuable. A foreign- er with meagre knowledge of Knglfsh. t is thought that he mistranslated iomo government announcement into the promise of a huge reward. OTTAWA. Sent, of the worrying which is being done with regard to Canada's fuel supply for.the coming winter Is nredtess. That is the view of Hon P. fl. Carvell, chairman of the Board of Railway Coaimlssioisera, under whoso control, coal Imports and ex- ports were-placed by, the Dominion government-during last session Dur- ing the period from April 1 to Sep- tember 15, Eastern. Canada ported .fewer tons of cito, but more tons of hitum- moil? coal than in the same period' of last year and -as conditions on the other side of the international boun- dary are the imports of coal are increasing. Since the Board of Railway Commissioners took charge pt the fuel situation, tho Imports daily have been more than trebled. A Louisiana sugar farm, bought 11 so14 fo Bishop Visits. Cork Mayor Tho Blsliop of Cork leaving BrW -Atl oftor visiting Lori Mayor of TAKE GUNS AWAY FROM -WORKING MEN LONDON, Sept. of Ihe Milan factories by the workers Is pro'.-eedinj, says a Milan dispatch to the London Times under Tuesday's date, but at Turin, .vhera the move- :nent has been ot a more violent na- lure, it reports that to progress has been made- toward vacating the works. Would be a Menace HOME, Sept. that all arms manufactured and possessed by workmen be handed over to the authorities Is made by tho Messagero says that if the men retain these arms it will be a constant lineal against public tranqulllly. DISCOVERS MEANS OF GETTING RID OF THE BOLSHEVIK CATERPILLARS YAN'COUVBS, B. C., Sept. 21.-xV Vancouver man claims he has discov- ered the only sure way of defeating the hordes of Bolshevik caterpillars which threaten the tree, life of this country in the spring, and he has form- ally applied to the provincial govern- nent for the reward which ie believes the government is offer- ing for the elimination of all Government officials, who will not WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER Have 10.S Telephones in Use for Every Hundred of Population OTTAWA, Sept. comparison showing tho popularity of tho tele- phone in Canada, has been made by officials of [he Bell Telephone com- pany la connection with that com- pany's application for increased rates, now befora the Board ot Hallway Commissioners. "The figures compil- ed show' that Canada btatuis second only to the United States in the mat- ter of per of the telephone. Thf postmaster-general of Great Brit-, aiu in 3 recent statement on the nani-1 ber of telephones in ttio principal countries gave the figure for Great j Britain ss two teiepho'ics for every hundred of population. On tho same basis the United States has 13.0 tele- phones per hundred. Canada comes nest with 10.S Tier hundred people; PROPOSE MAINTAIN DUTCH LEGATION 'AT THE .VATICAN THE HAGUE, Sept. that Holland maintain a '.cgatlou at the Vatican were mails by Foreign Minister Van Karaebeek, in uroseut- iug estimates of his department be- fore parliament here today. Ho said Dutch reiiroseuutlou at lha Vatican was desirable in the nation's Interests because tho Vatican is bcoomas a more Important center for diplomatic communications and information. many In 2.3; Frauce, 1.0; and Itaiy In 1917, 0.3- A prelty pair o! curtains tor the pink bedroom is made of white- dimity, hemstitched and picol-eilsed ia pink! TC-npXTO; Sept. appeal to Justice rioc-o Osgoode hall here yes- terday toV.uash tha conviction of Dr. A. C. JIurdack. mayor of Rainy River, Ont.. for a breach of the Ontario Tem- perance Act, was not allowed, but tho judije rcfluced the flue to as oflense took'place on Mny 20 such cases did not fcecoma effective antll Junij'4, The trial took place on "-August 11. la aduiifoa to the flue Mayor Murdock was sentenced to 10 days' Imprison-1 loent. He served six daya. Counsel for the mayor told Mr. Jus- tice Rose that "polities had entered iutu ib? affajr to a great extent" aud lie urged that luaflstratQ, Cbapmau, who had couvt'cfed Dj-. dcx-k, be not protected, but the' Judge issued an order protecting the magis- trate from'liability in connection wiih tho case. SAYS WILSON BROKE FAITH WITH CHINA O., Sept. his uttLidi OB tbe peace ireaty'frijm another quarter. Senator Harding, Re- publican presidential candidate, cbarg- I'd ia u "froiit porch" speech today that President Wilson's peace com- mission st Versailles .broke faith with Cliiua, "through contract secretly made" when they consented to. the iiil c? Shantung province to Japan, SIX MILLIONS SPENT ON TRACTORS THIS YEAB .IN SASKATOON, s.- Farmtrt of Saskatchewan have In- vested more thari six; nillllon rfoli iars nevi tractors thl? year, ac- cording tosthe ettlniite of man- agers of Saskatoon branch housts of big Implement It la stated, by theiri thai' rcJsjhly two KaVe'-betn turned over to 'purchasers durltvg the 1920 season an averaged cost of per machine, Detroit Board of Commerce is iug the Housing Corporation's to buiia additional hoaea for workers, it] staves anil utensils. ;