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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta xra. Sinn. Fein Wife of Factory Worker is Blamed for Arrest LgTHBRlDGE. ALBERTA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER WtK'Kpown American pondtnt Reveals Inside Story of Case MACSWINKY STILL MteSWINEY'8 CONDITION- LONDON, MacSwiney, lord mayor of Cork, pissed a bctfer night latt night a_hd was In concequence a ItttFe more refreshed morning, bulletin luuect by the Irish Self- Drtsrtnlnatlon League thls'morn- Ino, He wii very wok and ex- hausted, however, and In pain, the builetin declared. This the (fay of the lord hunger itrike. In his report to the home office, phythlan at Brixton prison sard "He li slightly thinner, but otherol-e there marked change from yesterday. The prl- sonef Is unquestionably growing weaker, ..Two. Amazing Stories PHILADELPHIA W. Acker- man, a Jxjnddn correspondent of the Philadelphia; Public Ledger cables: I .have Just; succeeded in substan- tiating all the facls upon which two amazing stories about the war In Ire- land today are based. Early, tills week I obtained flrsl-hand Information nnd as a result ot complete Investigation. I may relate how the Lord Mayor'ol Cork happened to he arrested and the facts-of-some recent activities of the British army In Ireland. Yesterday I: interviewed an Irish- man .who was banished from Ireland by. order.of the "Irish ItepuUlc." He left; Cork four: days ago undor an es cort of Volunteers vlio bought him a ticket from Cork lo London.'put; him aboard a steanier end ordered him never of death. 'Tbs ctargo.j-isainst him was the'fbllowfng Is an aV. brevlated account of hie statement: Since his dlscbarge'from the British hasvbeen7 employed in iiie Ford factory in'Cork SB a ulcel trlnv mer. Ever Sirica his return to Ireland his more down than an because of domestic difficulties. Some two'months-ago hla wife brought action, against him in the Sinn Fein court of Cork, charging cruelty failure to pay rent am] drunkennes" The.' Sinn Fein court n'cnt him three summonses, all of them signed by Tor- renco MacSwiney, the lord mayor. -These summonses he put into an :In- Eide pocket and forgot about them How They MacSwiney One night ha home late and had such a'spirited quarrel with his wife that she finally sent him away, despite the fact that' It was midnight and after the curfew hours. ('Continual! on page sh.jT FARMERS WANT WHEAT CONTROL Our PINCHBR CRK1K, Sept. big drop la wheat prices rather and many are wlahlnf wheat board had rontlnned for 13ZO at least, as hats to sell now to meet their obligations. The general opinion when wheat.gets out of tho farmers' hands, she will Jump to J3.90 per bushel or Brer. A New Insurance Company Is Being Formed In Canada WINNIPEG, .Sept. ment is nude from Torcito that a new life insuranci company wni be promoted in the Dominion this fall with a capitallration of The new corporation which will be known as the Ontario Eqaitable Life and company, takes Its name from the Life, one of the largest in tho world, which is withdrawing from Canada. A; number "of cistern repre- sentatives pt.the Equitable of New York will be associated: in the new ealerprlse. 8. C. Tweed of Waterloo, and a for- raer Manitoba" resident, will bo the general manager and will visit 'the west shortly to western peo- ple in the enterprise. London Press Criticizes "Semi- official" Recognition of Policy TWO FORCES CALLED "BLACK AND TAN" LONTJOX, Sept. snx- iety over the recurrence of the "Blaclc and Tan" reprisals in Ireland ia '.ie- Becled by English newspapers, which sharply call for the government to halt what is described by tie-London Times as "semi-official lynch la Earlier occurrences in Ireland -pass- ed without iffluch. notice here, but recent raids, especially those oh brlggan and Trim, and the lukewarm criticism of and Tan" police forces by General Sir Cecil Nevll Macready, military commander or Ireland, are cansing considerable disquietude. Condemnation of recent disorders is not confined to newspapers which are avowedly sympathizers with the Irish Nationalist movement, the con- servative Graphic, which is an nnspar- NUMBER 245 Can't Abandon the Tariff, Liberal Leader Admits in Speech At Victoria B.C, J. W. Vetewn wixUiit pcutmaster the Ontario Parliament Buitdlnii, who died it ycrais, S.C. ing: critic of the Sinn Fein, declar- POLES KEEP COLLISION I'reight Ran Into a Stock Train On Canadian National Near Canora WINNIPEG, Sept. men Killed nnd two injured at 4-30 h.m. today In a rear-end smash when n freight train .on the Canadian Na- tional Hallway ran Into a slock train Cavalry Operating in Rear of Refreaiinj-.Bqlshefik; Force Prisoners Taken WARSAWrSopt; caralry operating ia. tho -rear of retreating Bolshevik forces in tho region of Grod no have reached a point-- north of Uda, says an official atatement iasned here early today. During yesterday's fighting the Poles captured1 pri- soners, including a >Boliho.Tlk com- missary and also- took eight cannon 1 Lithuanian artillery' has shelled Polish positions, in .the .SuwalbJ sec- tor, the statement declares. North of the Pripet continuing In faTor at the Tho Russians are repeating along 'the entire front but are offering .itubbprh .'resistance aa they fall back. .The. their advance, are approaching-the Shchara river. Further to the north tho Poles have crossed the Niemeh. .South ot tho Pripet.'the'.sltuatton is unchanged. This Is not calm and orderly jas- tlce and punishment according to Brit ish It must be stopped." Charges that the government is fol- lowing the methods of Its opponents are mada by The Times, which tlnueji" "PtesumaDly there Is a hope that tho government should be .warned of the harvest it may reap. Ireland 'will be ground between the upper, and nether millstones." The archbishop of Canterbury -has isined an appeal to all Christians to national troubles the subject of on either side in Irc- i-uunlng ahead 'JCanora, Sagk. The dcarl arc M, Slelnucrp, Canora, Sask. Vinelaky, Onorn, Sask. I'a-jl House, Ollion, Iowa. Wadcna, Sask. The injured S. Wadena, Injuri fivo miles west of HIJUIICS 10 Iioad and side, and N. B. Harris, Wad- ena; Injuries to face. The men kilicii and Injured were Ftockmen In charge of animals on the .tifjn which was ahead. cars were derailed nnd damag- by Iho Impact when Iho locomotive (if Hie rear train hit Ihe end car of N'onc of the memiers of flic train trows wcro hurl. No furlter details of the accHenl have teen received at Ihe Canadian National offices 20 YEARS OLD. TAKES HIS LIFE WINNH'EO, Sept. Mark- Inson, 29 years old, who'shot himself Monday evening 'with a .22 calibre line, at his suite In an apartment block here, died early today. No ex- planation of his action could bo given by his who staled ho appear- >d to bo in his usual hcallh. BELL CO. PREPARES INSTAL AUTOMATIC OTAWA; Sspt. hss be- came known that.whlleVtiailnB claims for Increased- considerably upon the Increated cost of wages of the Bell Telephone company. plan- ning toi instal automatics In 1922, and Is now spending In tools for that purport, but It ti claimed that a-lcompletg aoto- mallc system in like Toronto and Montreal; be fnstalhd only at great expense. NO CONTROL OVER THE .INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY -Sept. the boArd of railway commissioners haa, Juris- diction over the; Intercolonial IUI1- II has found It nete'ssary lo dismiss the appHcatton-of trade ot Sydney and. North Sydney, N. S. for Iho sneclRl rttei on export and Import freight' coming Into and leaving Ihbse ports. The applica- tion of the- two iHJarda was hoard by the railway commission, yesterday. CAPTURED fllRstAN RIFLES AND CARTRIDGES BEING SENT TO Sept. rifles and eight million captur- by the Germans from the Russians during Ihe world war arc'being ship- ped to General Baron Wrangel, head Df the .1 sovcramont in South Russia. prayers. he says, "bayfl" been defeated by prejudice, InSameil. by pa'aglpni flouted or.made. powerless, an.d ifberiy.' while- men" 'are strl'lng vainly to.find a reasonaW B pathway-through the "d ark- entag The. standing coamittce of. the Irish peace conference :has passed a resolu- tion recording its conviction that reprisals "constltnte an almost Iri- sopersble barrier to. the success of the committee's efforts in the'.cau'eV pf peace." (Continued on page VETERANS AND FARMERS NAME A CANDIDATE PEXTICTON. C., Sept. 2S.-Col C. E. Edgett, D. S. O, Vernou, will op- pose J. A. McKelvIe as Farmer-Vet cran candidate in .the by-election for replacing Hon. TrTariln Burreil, .resign ed Dominion representative of'.Yale riding. He was proposed by tho G. W V. A. convention, accepted by the United Farmers of British Columbia convention and will run under the .colors of both Farmers and Veterans. COWLEY AVERAGE 20 BUS. TO ACRE: Announcement Realizing UK interest being taken in irrigation development throughout the! soiith country the Herald.tiaijdespatched its news, Mr, Harold G. Long, to make a the irrigation condiiiohs in the states of Idaho and pacticu! arty Idaho, where fhe irrigation projects are .very similar- to those in ex- istence and projiosed in South- ern Alberta. 'ij Jlr. Long will away two weeks and He'rald Dreaders may expect to. jlnd of "his articles in an .garly issue. He is fully acquainteiiJTOth the entire irrigation Ihis.coun- fry .will bear a ckxse relation to tlic'problems facing Alberta. He will, intiuire into'ryfife.' fiiiancing o6-irrigatipn thbr- tioa'inbvenient on life other side of tie.line. .The Herald feels confident lliat'Mr.yLotuj's con- tributions will not help- ful' (o those -who are interest- ed in irrigation development throughput tho south- but -will convey.iftuch information of an instructive .nalure-to- the..-men already -farming on irrigated land. (From Our Own Correspondent.) COWLEY, Sept. l> progressing rapidly. The results- are fair, averaging 20 bushels'to the acre. Except for a light of .01 inches on Saturday morn- ing the weather has been able for threshing.. Nearly all the grain threshed so fur grading No. 1. IRISH LEAGUE CAN MEET AT-OTTAWA OTTAWA, tnln not take any steps to'prevent the Dominion convention of the Self- Determination Ireland League, which will bo held here on Octob- er 16 and Mayor Flaher last night stated, "So long as tho con- vention discuises constitutional methods and does not advocate rebellion, I wn removed to the Holy Cross hos- pital, Calgary, and report from med- fcal. experts as to his condition gen- erally wlirilkely be submitted to the directors and shareholders. It is great- ly to be the company may- be and continue In busi- noM, as with, more capital and a clos- er supervision on the part of tie di- rectors, the 'company should be one of the most successful In Southern Alberta. Indirect Taxation Required to Assist in Meeting Country1! Heavy Financial Stands for a Down; ward Revision of the An Election GoTernment Has No Mandate, He De VICTORIA, B.C., Sept. 27r-Hon. W. L. MttKenltle King. Liberal leader, made the Initial addresi of his western tour before a larje crowd litre tonight "A general election la he assert- ed, "In, order to restore to the people control over parliament." He declared that be a downward revision of tariff with substantial reductions of duties on Decenaries of life and the Instruments of production, and that a reduction ihoutd be made by curbing extravagance. He believed that wider recogni- labor, wlUi representation In the shaping and control of In- dustrial policies would effect-of putting an end to in- dustrial strife. "Wa Mr. King con- tlnuetf, "that If labor Is aa neces- fary to the successful running of our railroads as capital or man- aflement, labor, is entitled to place on the board of directors." Advocating the most open diplo- macy In Inter-Imperial and Inter- national relations, he said the floor of parliament and not the round table or cabinet councils was the place for treaties to be worked out and agreed to. Mr. King's. Speech Hon. W. I speech said: Eight Members Of Chicago Am-our mental vision In? MacKenzie King, in his "This is a period of. transition. We are at moment witnessing a change from an old order to one that Is new, and as to be determined: The shock of war world's ericans Connected With -Serious Charge MAKES SIXTH BANK IN BOSTON CLOSED IN LAST TWO MONTHS BOSTON. Sopt. Commis- sioner -Jos. C. Allen todiy took-over tho affairs of the Fidelity Trust Com- pany. His nction marked tho closing of the sixth banking institution in this city within two months.. The others "He Hanover Trust ot Milch. Charles Ponzl, the "financial was a director -and largest individual depositor, the Pruricntlal and Cosmopolitan Trust companies and twotsmall private banks. The capital ot the Fidelity com- and, according to the. latest available statement trom the, company had a siirpiuj Its deposits totalled about The reasons for the closing ot tho bank, Commissioner Alien said, were 'tho steady withdrawals of deposits and slow ana doubtful loans." POLICE OFFICER HAS BEEN MURDERED ABERDEEN, Wash., Sept. The b'ody of Nicholas cial officer of the focal police' de- partment, was found by boys Sun- day afternoon In a shallow creek In the woods on