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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta LOTHBWDGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, SEPIEMBER 27, 1920 NUMBER 241 Explosion at Cork, Big Store Destroyed; 3 Slain at Belfast Military Authorities Allege that Homos Pi'aced in Cork Dry Goods Store SUMMER WEATHER At THE CAPITAL SKRIOUS RIOTING OCCURS AT BELFAST CORK, Sept violent ex- plosion shook this city about 2 o'clock this morning., It was fol- lowed by a rattle of rifle fire In various parts of the business dis- trict. the townspeople ventured out later in the morning, after the curfew had expired, they found the main thoroughfare, Patrick with glass, and the' tront of a large department store, v.'hich Is said io employ- a large number of young GInrt Felners, completely wrecked as. if by bombs. Windows were smashed In the upper stories of almost every In the vicinity.' No Military Patrols Hear At military headquarters it was said that a preliminary report showed there were no military patrols near the wrecked store at the time of the explosion but' that troops were has- tened to the scene. They were fired1 on by snipers from the roof oi the according to the report and the soldiers returned the fire with several volleys. A military guard has been OTTAWA, Sept. mid- summer weather Is being enjoyed here. Yesterday, the mercury tuched SO 1-2, one of the hottest- days of the year. Schiff, Great Banker, Dead At New York One of the Most Prominent Fin- anciul Men in the United of Germany RUTH HITS OUTTHE53RD PHILADELPHIA, .Sept. "Babe" Ruth'bitted out.his 62nd h'ome run in the first Inning of the New York-PhlladelpKla'Amerl- ean league game here today: Makes It 53 PHILADELPHIA, Sept. "Babe" Ruth, the Yankee's atar hitter, registered his 53rd home run In the sixth Inning by hitting the ball over the- right .fiejd In almost the exact spot where he hit the ball In the first innings In the game with Philadelphia today. 'TARIFF INQUIRY AT VERNON theory of both the military and police is that a bomb placed In a show window from the inside, but this is denied by tlie'iJWiier. Halt ft dozen employees sleeping upstairs, in the rear of the premises, were badly shaken but so far as Is known no one was hurt, either by tlie eiplosion or the subsequent fusillades. Intense excitement prevails throughout the RIOTING IN BELFAST 27r-Co'rk was shaken by a great explosion at an ..ear.Iy. liour this of large drygoods stores in'the city being .completely demolished, The explosion Was followed by the sound 'of .rifle and machine .gun says a. Cork dispatch-to the T Evening News. Several persons .were sleeping on the premises the time the explosion took place and the dispatch declares military authorities In Cork allege bombs were-placed Inside one of the large windows of the place.. Three "men have been slain, ap- parently in cold blood, at Belfast as a sequel to the murder of a po- liceman'and the wounding of two others. Dispatches received indicate the assassination of these three men was deliberately plan- ned. Serious rioting has occurred in Belfast and it is said a number of wounded persons have been re- ceived in hospitals there. Large forces of troops with armored cars are on duty In that city. Countess Appears on Scene DUBLIN, Sept. Geor- igina Marklevlcz, Sinn Fein member of 'parliament for SI.'Patrick's, division of Dublin, whose recent whereabouts :huvc been a mystery, arrived I" Dub- lin today. It is said the authorities have been seeking for her for a long time. The countess' arrival coincided with the carrying out ot raids by the NEW'YORK, Sept. H. Schiff, widely known hanker and philanthropist, died at his home here tonight. Mr. Schiff'B death wae -duo to ar: terio sclerosis.- Ho was stricken six months ago, members-of his family '-said, but had not suffered to any ex- tent until August, when he was com- pelled" to return home from a sojptirn in the Wito Jacob H. Schiff had been associated with the financial--history -of New York and of this country for a quar- ter .of a century. -At intervals in that time Mr. Schiff took an active part in the financial development at some uf the .'leading railroads and utility corporations in the United States. Backed by foreign Mr. Schiff and the' ilrnr'of Lpeb Co. supported, the late B. H. Harri- man In the' great financial adventure by which the :Union-Pacific railroad was reorganized in 1897 and in the subsequent transactions by which, the TJnfon' of the other ..S.uccfiSS: Brought Prestige Tliis.roperalion.js regarded as one of tha most-important in which Mr. Schiff engaged as a' hanker. It in- vast sum of money, possibly hundreds ot millions or dollars, gave Mr. Schlit a'prestige among New York hanking houses which endured j for the remainder of. his life and it 1 contributed toLmake 13. H. Harriman the best known railroad organizer In the United States. Another important enterprise Tvhich Mr. SchifC undertook as head ot his firm was the placing in this country of a large Japanese loin when Japan went to war with Russia. Some years later Mr. Schitf expressed regret that he had been instrumental in pro- viding funds which helped to place Japan among the leading nations of the world as a military power. Born, Reared in'Germany Born at "Frankfurt, Germany, Janu- ary 10, 1S17, Mr. Sf-hiff was educatort in Germany and when IS'year's old removed lo New York, where he en- tered upon his business career, begin- ning as a bank clerk. A few years afterward he became a member of a firm ot bankers and brokers. In 1876 Mr. Schiff married Thersa, daughter of Solomon Loeb, and. became a mem- ber of the firm of Loeb Co., VANCOUVER, Sept. Henry Drayton, minister of fin- ance, Hon. Senator minister of labor, and- Hon. Dr. Tolmie, minister of members of the' Tariff commis- left Vancouver tonight forx- Vernon. They will arrive there shortly before one o'clock and will hold a session about p.m. with another, should It be neces- sary, on'Tuesday morning. Released Strike I J 1 Leader thinks Workers Afraid "WINNIPEG, Sept. E. Bray, the flrst of the local strike leaders.to be released from Jail, today made his first public speech to the labor" men.1 He delivered a message from the other leaders now in jail to the effect tliat they would, sooner stay In cus- tody than be released- by the efforts of the trades and labor council get out so as to get credit for .Tom Moore or P. JI. Draper Another part of the message said' the Imprisoned leaders believed: them-, selves-to have been somewhat over: looked in that the workers vere either afraid or nnable to fight by means ot ai strike, on their behalf. A. W. BLEASDALL .Former niayor of Macleod and Ferule, who died in Feruie, last week. HOPE TO FIND SMALL AFTER CHICAGO HIM CHICAGO, Sept. for Ambrose J. Small, millionaire Canad- ian theatre man has been started here by Chief of Detectives James Mconey, who said last night he is convinced t'uat Small is being held hero by kld- nappars." 7 Both Small asd'hls secretary, John Doughty, disappeared last December. Chief Mconey said he was la posses- sion of. Information which had reused the search to be entered here, and while he declined to re-real the source of hts knowledge, he said he expected to learn.of Small's whereabouts with- in 24 hours. Wouldn't Surrender; Two Bandits Killed; Hiding Place Burned Both Riddled With Rifle Shots And Burned to Death in to Surrender to the perste Battle With Used Guns Until Shots Put Them Out of Business. Threaten -to Dynamite Arch, bishop's Palace and Guillo- tine Journalists Former Premier Takes Portfolio InN.B.Govl _____ t ST. JOHN. N.B.. SopU Foster announced last night that Hon. Clifford W. Robinson Moncton had accepted the port foliq of lands and mines recently made vacant by the resignation of lion. B. A. Smith. lion. Mr. Robinson has heeu a mem- ber ot the Foster cabinet without port folio since Us formation In 1917. He ivas for a time In 1007-8 premier :b't the province. CHEERS FOR WORKERS IN "RUSSIA AND ITALY WIFE OF N.Y.'S MAYOR IS WITHOUT SERVANT NEW John F. Kylan, wife of New York's mayor, lias solved the servant problem, by having no servant and doing all the dishwashing, and dusting alone. "The Judge.and I wait on ourselves arid other, and like she told a reporter. "It's a re- gular picnic." Holds Canada Responsible For Irish Conditions HALIFAX; Sept. Miss Kath- erine Hughes, vrho has teen touring parts ot Canada ID. the interests of the League for Ireland, addressed a large" audience here last nigtit on "Ireland, Lloyd George and lIlss_Hiigh8S claimed that the peo- ple of Canada as part ot the empire were as responsible for tha continu- ance Ireland aa were the people of England. SPRING HILL MINERS REJECTED THE REPORT MEXICO Sept. harangues U which a social revolution was jurged -npon a great throng were yesterday -when agitators eatqreti the. central palace during a manifestation.'- There were cheers for Russia ana for Italian melnl workers supplies! SPRlNOHILIj, N.S.. a ima .'stores in warehouses 'be turned c" the people through ths medium of a food dictator. The red and blaclc communist flags waved, from the bal- cony-during these discourses, but no disorders. and the auth- orities'dld'not Interfere. Slnillar meelings were held at the headquarters of the Industrial Work- era of World. The communist fed- eration' of the Mexican proletariat al- soj'tanti part. The latter-Is made up of the more violent agitators. .'Among the suggestions advanced were the dynamiting of the arciiblsh- ths of a guillo- tine .'for all Journalists In the central plaza and tho construction of barracks in the streets. Following tho meeting, crowds gath- eredMn front of tho newspaper offices, threatening those within. DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE-" TO STOP AT BLAIRMORE TABER REGISTRATION REACHES NEARLY 600 police and military this morning. lot which'his father-in-law was then Caused a Panic senior partner. Sept. shooting Vby snipers and others which occurred in the centre of Belfast last night caused a panic among the crowds which were parading on Royal ave- nue, the. city's 'main street, after church hours. The disturbance fol- lowed tho shootings of Saturday night, apd early Sunday ill which one police- man was liilled and two others were wounded, followed by the assassina- tion of three civilians in reprisal by ;parties of masked men. Continued on Page Fire. BLAIRMOIffl, s Word lias been received thai Dai- Own Correspondent) TABER, Sept. ot voters in the referendum campaign j was large at this point, 427 names be- Jog-entered, which Is a large percent- i of the possible vote. PRiNCE ALBERT, Sept. True to their vow not to be iaken alive, two remaining of the four bandits who held up the Red Deer lumber camp a week ago were taken dead by Inspector R. R. Tatt and his posse of police late Saturday afternoon. Thty were tnken from a haystack five miles east of Tlsdale after having held the polka who surrounded the stack, located In the centre of a 200-acre field for five hours. They stood "pat" to the very last and constantly returned the police fire. Their capture dead was ef- fected only after they were rid- dled vrlth rifle and revolver shots and the haystack had been set on fire. The bodies are now hard to re- cognize, but on the arm of one man are several-tatoo marks in- cluding a Russian name whtch probably Interprets as "Jos Try- chuk." No name could be found for the man except that It MACSWINEY ENTERS UPON 46TH DAY LONDON, Sept. Mayor MaeSwlney of Cork passed anoth- er bad night at Brlxton prison and was in very weak and ed condition this morning, saEd a bulletin issued by the Irish Self- Determination League. He had a little sleep before nldnight but none after that, time; This Is the forty-sixth day of his hunger strike. was leamed from the two bandits captured alive that he went UTK cfer the name of "Toney." The battle which preceded the capture of the last two was prob- ably the most desperate ever en- countered between police and bandits in the history of Canada. Over 400 shots were fired by the police and bandits and all of the posse Shortly after nine o'clock Satur- day morning, while the members of the posse were getting p few hours of badly needed steep at dale, word was brought that the bandits were hiding in a haystack five miles east'of the town. The posse Immediately set out for the haystack. When were within 15 yards of the stack Sergeant De- tective Ives shouted for the men to come outf but ha was answered by a volley of revolver shots. From this .on it was a battle t? the death. Bolshevik Agents REGINA, Sept. to a telegram received today by CommiR- slouer Mahony from Inspector Tale, now at Tlsdale to take the ITTO Rbscoe bandits captured alive back to Prince Alberta, the two dead bandits "wore Bolshevik- agents. Inspector Tate states that the prisoners have inform- ed hi mthat their dead companions" were operating In Canada on behalf of the "cause." One of the dead men had tataoed on his arm "1SG943-P 10" and also BOmy inscription in the Russian language. 543 to 3 the' minern of this district oh Saturday rejected report of tho Hpyal com inlsblon which recently the coal mining Industry Scotia and New Brunswick. 4S2.to 53, the'miners rejected the recommendations: oE the executive; The miners want the increased pay retroactive to May 1 instead of June 1 as recom- mended by the U.M.W, executive. Over sjzty per voted. ceat. of the miners N. B. NOMINATIONS ST..JOHN, .N.H.. Sept. conventions selected candidates for provincial elections as follows York county: Opposition. J. K. Pin- der, J. A- Young, S. B. Hunter and G. D. Richards; "government, J. T. Chris- He, P. S. Watson, J. D. Dickson and Frank Cpburn. Kent county: "United Farmers, D. V. Laudry, Col. John Sheridan and Councillor Elchard. word Has been received thai the possible vote.' From Oc- ed merchandise vnluei Ihe Governor-General had d.e; to 9lh willlhas' been destroyed by HARD FIGHT, TAKE GRODNO WARSAW, Sept. an Important city in Northwestern Rus- sia, near the Lithuanian frontier, has been captured by Polish Iroops ajler heavy fighting, says an official state- j mcnt Issued here this morning. large number of prisoners and much war material were taken by the Poles, It Is said, For some (lays Polish j forces h.ive been gradually working j their way nrbund Iho city, which has been the concentration point of Rus- slan Bolshevik forces on tho noith- eastern Polish frontier. Admit Retirement LONDON, Sept. retirement' Jjy the Russians in the Grodno region Is admitted'by the Russians. In Sun- day's tSatement on military i operations, received by wireless today. I An advance to the south west of Orod- i no, however, where the capture of DUBLIN', Sept. is -fflciaily announced that ammunition and a quantity of seditious documents were found in the hoine of Mrs. Thomas MacOnrtain, widow of the Into lord mayor of Cork, when searched by the Iroops. it Is also officially denied that Mrs. MacCurlaih was fired at or that there was any throat that her house would be wrecked, ns asserted lit Iho news- papers'. Cork dispatches -of S.ilurd.'iy that Mrs. MacCurlain reported that a shot had been fired at her while she was walking in.the garden of her home. Rln also said her house had been raided on the .previous night. MOTOR FATALITIES: CHILDREN KILLED elded to Include Blnirmore as a stopping point !n his itlner- aiy next month. The vice-regal party will spend all day of October; tho 10th at Fcrnie, and arriving hero'at a.m. will spend the 1HU in Blair- more. Upon receipt! of this In- formation, the organization of local committees was proceed- ed with, find a rather elaborate program will be staged for'.dio occasion of the first visit of His Excellency to this district. bs held in H. G. Myers' office next tho post'office. TWO MILLIONS DAMAGE BY FIRE AT BUENOS AIRES BUBXOS AIRES, Sept. valued at ..a fire on the waterfront tiered Eour largo ware- houses' nnd buildings owned by The HEAVY LOSS IN CANADA'S HOG INDUSTRY Stole company, a British wero consumed. concern, ft ff OTTAWA, Sept. live hog industry of Canada sustained a loss of approximately during I the'seven months ended July 31. Tho! sum-'represenls the difference in value" between the visible hog marketings during that period nnd the same per- The loss in revenue is attributed lo the liquidation of breed- ing slock during MUGGSY WILL QIVE EVIDENCE NEW YORK, Sept. J. MeGraw and Francis K. McQuade, manager and treasurer, respec- tively of the. New York National baseball club, today accepted a telegraphic, request of the Cook county, Illinois, grand jury to testify in Its -Investigation of al- leged baseball gambling. MOVING MONEY FROM WALL STREET TOROXTO, Sept. l.m- caster, ajjcrt 11 was killed by a motor car nnd HnTtpn. 7. met death by being run down a motor truck on EMurday NEW COUNCILLORS AT TABER- (From Our Own TABER, Sept. E, Evanson, nnd H. Moore are tho councillors elect- ed to nil the vacancies on the (Volfeovysk is chinlM Is recorded by caused by the absence of (the El.iWracal. I rls and ralcrsotr. liar- recent Money and hf.ins-moTed unuer heavv-isiiard from tuo Wall following the Cleveland JJelains Half Game Advantage in American League Race NEW YORK, Sept. last week oC the major leaguft pennant races. began yesterday with Cleyo- land and Chicago running neck and neck in the American, while Brook-" lyu's victory over New York yester- day makes it necessary for Brooklyn to win only one more game to assure them first place. The Cleveland Americans retained their halt game advantage over Chi- cago when both teams won yesterday. Cleveland was extended by St. Louis, using three pitchers in order to win. and Chicago won by a good margin over Detroit, The Indians have seven games to play, three with St. Louts and four with Detroit, while tlie White Sox have only four contesls; one with Detroit, and three with St. Louis, keep in first place, Cleveland must win one moro game than Chicago docs. New York, which has three games to i' play -with Philadelphia, failed Isstj week when it came to" the final spurt, j New York won yesterday from Wash-! fngloh but are three games Cleveland. In Iho National, Brooklyn increased Its lead to five games and has only to win ono'of its three games with .New York or tho game with Boston next Sunday. One defeat will put the Giants out of tha race and the best they can do by winning all their" six games while Brooklyn is losing Its four, would be to tie. The Cincinnati world's champions were eliminated last week as a contender for first place. The Reds batted weakly and dropped six slraight games before win- ning yesterday over Plttsburg. Pitts- Fine Products of Niagara Fruit Belt Rolling on Ground of Dol-. lars Loss GRIMSBY, Ont., Sept. for the first time ia'the history of the Grimsby fruit belt, growers picked nnd hauled fruit and dealers loaded cars on Sunday, and still thousands of baskets of fruit are rotting on the trees. With the housewives of Tor- onto fretting because they cannot get sealers in which to put up fruit for tie winter, fruit growers arc he- coming prematurely old as a result of their troubles In trying to get bas- kets In which to ship the fntlt. It Is estimated that in the past four. days belt sixteen miles long and from one to three Old Mining Properties Being Are in Heavy Demand (From Our Own Correspondent) TABER, Alia.. Sept. activity is still very'much to tho lore, and the local mines have been hurry- ing operations in order to supply the demand for the black diamonds. Men are In and only the necessity of getting the grain crop on its ,w3y to market, Is preventing full develop- ment. The Canada West, Regal, Hock burg is striving lo wrest third place! from Cincinnati. Philadelphia Is try- Springs, are all calling for men, anil Ing to tako advantage of Boston's ilnc has been doing develop- slump and climb out of last place. DRAW UP TWO SETS OF SCHEDULES CHICAGO, Sept. Na- tional baseball commission met to- day to draft schedules for the world's series and attend to other busings details. While it is not known definitely who the contend- ers for th: pennant will be, the commlslon will draw up two cf schedules, so that should either Cleveland or Chicago win In the American league and Brooklyn or New York.wln in the National lea- gue, there will bo a schedule of games already prepared. Another matter expected to come up today will bo (he petition of major umpires for Increased pay for world series work, The umpires have aakerl to work on a percentage basis AS the players do. ment vodt on a large scale, former financial difficulties with the men hav- ing been settled. A new factor, ac- cording to Interested parties, will up tho old Block mines, formerly con- trolled by a Belgian syndicate, owner- ship has now passed to another Bel- gian company and operations are be- ginning at once-. A spur is to be bnflt to this mine this fall, according to: contractors. We understand the Regal spur Is also to be ext'jaued, to admit of bigger operations. Members of the threshing gangs are now talk- ing of remaining In this part of the country, and entering the mines so the prospect for run this winter Is of the heat. SCHUYLER CONCEDES DEFEAT Col., Sept, C. Schuyler of Denver today conceded defeat in the. primary election of Sep- tember 14 for republican nomination for United States senator" and pJedgM his support to Samuel D. Nicholson ol successful candidate, In cominir campaign. ;