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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME X1IL LETHBRIDOE. ALBERTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1920 Before Tariff Investi- gators at Nelson, B. C. Meeting SEEK TO HELP THE MINING BUSINESS NELSON, B.C., Sept As- sociated Boards of Trado of Eastern British Columbia, the Nelson board of trade, tiio Central Farmers' Instllute for West Kootney, and other organiza- tions, as well as Individuals, outlined potlna the'request for a reversal of Ui6 decision of the railway by the governorin-councrl In the railway rate, case being arguod before the prime minister anij his colleagues.. Mr. Tilley commenced his argument prompt- 10 o'clock and It ia expected that counsel for the railway i will conclude, tpday and .the hearing a close. v So far sa Canada Is total iavesfmVuT. Tilley. said, this general principle had i Heplying to a Question by Sir James ooen established by' the railway, com- j Lougheed, Mr. Tilley expressed the mission In tho western rates case. In I view that !t should represent halj'the thotcsse, tho matter of the C.P.n.sur-i current '-value of money. In other had hoeii. introduced and the words, if the current value of money board had decided that "Tho question! is seven per cent., toe surplus should lor ua to decide'is .what rates three and a half per cent, oa the fair, irrespective of-what the surplus' Investment is." j -r "The. deflcjls incurred hy'other lines of said Mr. Tiljey, 'referring to the. government-system, "are no more material to this question than pur. surplus Is. r The.whole rate situation, ho'said. until early iu ISIS. Dealing with the I operations of the company during 1911 I under "fair and reasonable Mr. i Tilley stated that the surplus for the i year was The return was only 5.473 on the actual cash (nTest- i inent of which was J200 less than all capital Is sues, while the surplus was only 1.52 on the In view of tie figures he Mr. Tilley stated It was not open to anyone to say that the returns made by the company in the year referred to had been unreasonable. Since then conditions had gradually become Continued oi Page Six Kled When Car Broke Away BUTTE. Mont., Sept. A. B. JIutz was killed. Joe Gramloy, injured, five uni- dentified men -.killed and three oilier unidentified persons injured- at Pied- mont at 11: i5 last forty empty cars of an eastboimd Milwau- kee freight train on a mountain grade broke away from the main train ami smashed.into a gravel train standing fct Piedmont station. Drury of Ontario Resents. At- fack on Farmers by Meigh- of Canadn LO.NDOH, .Sept.- Mavor MacSwlney of Cork .'who today bega intlr' o t'-' hj B hncge strike, slept, from o'clock' laai night until 'q'cipcVvthljf morn- ing said a bnlletln issuei by the Irish .belf-peteniiination' league this morn- ing: inp" LSjeep. arterwara and "eemeU somewhat refreshed this morning, weak. The report to the'home office on the lord mayor's: case said his condition was virtually unchanged.-- "Nothing more than a' slight daily delerioratiou is R adderl. JOCKEY GETS FIVE THOUSAND .'..NEW (Canadian ccive five thousand dollars for riding Man 6'War in 000.match'.race against' mauder J. K. L. Koss' Sir liar- ton at oa October 12, it was announced today.. 81G ADTO PLANT CtOSESDOWN Former Foreign Swretory Had For Trish Probkrn _ _ -i WAS TO MODBSATE ELEMENTS for the the Irish problem, which are vlrtuiliy an offer of a gen- erous home made by Viscount Urey of Fallodcr.; nave attracted much attention in this city, but public opin- ion generally discounts the probabil- ity'of their adoption. Moderate ele- ments approve of the Yjeeonnt's plan, hilt. the. Slna it is-said, would not consent to enter an-assembly for constUatlnjr a future government un- lea? the bar gave automatic force to were reached. TjBde? rach' conditions, on the other Ulster would refuse to enter. Sinn.Fein quarters welcome the pro- posal .that If a settlement is not reach- ed -within two'years, the'Britisb. gov- ernment should altogether, leaving responsibility to the Irish peop.Ie. LeadcrsX-pf, the' Sinn Fein movement say ifiat all they is free.'governmc'iit! Burned >DDBLIN, men wrecked severa! and burned ithers in Drimoleagae, near'Skih- as reprisal for the shooting of a sergeant when a po- lice patrol attacked on Tuesday night A number of the inhabitants' had left Iheir earlier In' the day antici- pating that repjIJSHsijvould be carried but. LABOR DEPARTMENT OUTLDJES DECREASES OTTAWA. Sept. (Cesadisn Further declinet In the cost of living throughout Canada are io be expected. A statement froai the labor department says that the de- clines In prices already noted appear to be the beginning of a downward movement toward pre-war levels. Be- the ratiil Jnly mo, in both countries, the in- crease since the bcglnntofc of the war h 105 per cent., bat food, rent and clothing appear to risen some- what more In the United States white fuel advanced more in Dif- ferences In methods of calculation; however, account partly for thesa terences as well as climate and commercial conditions I In December. 1913, the average i weekly cost of a family budget la Canada, according to labor depart-' mant statistics was: Pooci, 17.75; rent, clothing.- sundries Total {19.90. totii Increased slBadlly until ___ 1S20, when it reached The'IVQivpno liAma Rift) Thati. i the GoTernmeEt Partj Mr. Meighea JU- actionary Uberab Stand for item, .4-' v WBre: weii fs.ei: fn' StatM Uav clothlog, 17.58; .'nndrles. fntlnd fn nftva fallnn rn fru ____ ____ JC.SO. There was a decrekse'ln th weekly bndget In Aug'art when 'the total fell to J40.43, the items belpg Food, {1M2; fuel, 13.76; rent, fO.37 clothing, JT.3S; TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. plants of the Willis-Overland company here, were closed yesterday day following the lay-oK of four thoo- sand five hundred and -Romon j-K-orkers. Those leleasod yesterday were' In- ited to report -Monday morning 'Well time officials say it will bo rwn definitely whether the plants ___ __ OSHAWA, Sept. 3ui 0 ov Addressing gathering here last under tho: Joint allspices of tha U. P. 0. ol South Ontario and labor, men. of Oshawa, hit 'back at Premier Arthur Jloighen, for having" as .Mr. 'Dniry- said, classed formers ond labor qien with Bolshevists Prpmler Driiry saTd: "'I resent j that. call onr rocord In the Ho adileil that tho, only thing, his j government hat! overturned was "the worst system of forest pilfering oo ths" American' continent." FIRED ON CARABINEERS ROME, Sept. ot tho village of Vellerlo, {he. chief wlno producing crater In the Roman prov- ince, .fired on carabineers yesterday during a'demonstration against the tax.IOTled on wine. Ooe man via killed anil several were woumiod. GROANED AS WHISKY POURED 'DANVILLE, sept, ReyeniA agents poured ou! oii hsro today ZOO gal- of.moonshine captured In a recent raid. Crowds .that watched the ".wrecking crew" at work block- ed (raffle Imd every time a run- broken, a .groan went up.' Not for the BootJegjjers But For (he Arts .and. Industries of Coantry OTTAWA, Sept- change in the regulations ;overnlng 'the Oenctnrlag.of alcohol 'or iaiiiistrtal purposes has oeen mads with n view to Hiatlng mdostrial al- :ohol svnilable.loth.0.arts and Indus- tiiea ot niofs reasonable price than at _ While cine distilleries have been icennctl for the manufacture- ot Indus- rial alcohol, it is staled onlv wo have yet; hegim the" work. Tlia c-Twratipn In Canada hsd roduessd .tha o-utput of ihe dlstiHoriea to great e.xtont. Some of them had closed'down'entirely. As great .shortage o, alcohol for industrial purposoa, but i is expected that wlibin a nhort time several will 'be mzmifac tnrlng iaduslrlal alcohol ..which hag ieon-spokan pf. the successor Io gasoline ai'a'ptptbr fwl. BRITISH MINERS AND OPERATORS TERMS LONDON, .Sept. alive, of theoWnere of coal mines snd miners have thus far failed to reaoh-an ngresjucnt re- garding wagez, the'prlnctpd tlon Involved In the threatir.ed rnjncn' strike. A confsrenoe wot hold at the board''of trade yes- and proposals' were tflicut- sed but nothing definite was done. HARTOSTiNG IwTUKNS .AT MANYBERHIES (Prom Onr Own Oorrespondenl) fiept ST.-Tlio favorablo VoAther has pcnjiilli ui.iLiiii.vij n uuunjF LI] I will operate on a three-day basis or remain closed .until a week c'o'ndi _._ v.voovi .ulbtll lions in the automobile industry: get back to normal. WRANGEL RUNS BOLSHIES INTO HIS NET unit purmj nod threshing to be pushod to tho limit. And now moil of tho grAIn Is In tho hlii. Tho grade, in tnbirt dry years la Tory good, ;Tho yield Is d6t so good as wns at one'time aipecled. The largest yield of. whoit. reported to date Is io'fhe and onto nicety babels. Rye. ran, about i.fleen There has been an nhmmaUr largo cre.iRo of rye seeded hers Ihls fall. 3E3AS70POL, Sept. eral Wrangel, the anti-Bolshevik leader in South Russia, has made prisoners of nearly Sol- shtvlk north of Alexandrevik, General will attempt to carry on a winter campaign. AT TORONTO REACH FOUR MILLIONS TOHONTO, Sept. re- turns for the port of Toronto for this month, will ho slightly In excess of four million dollars, according to J. H. Bertram, collector of customs here bevenly-fivo per ceut. of the impprls come from the United .States, fifteen per cent, fror.i ihe United Kingdom two from Francs, two per cent, from Germany and the remain- der from olber European.countries. Jpiirtion in Belfast' is.That GOT- ernment Will Have to Con- sent to if, if Disorder Continues Sept. of rioting and bloodsh'ed'.in this'city jsviowed officially as creating an in- tolerable and Ulster's posal.for an armed civic guard is like- ly to. be adopted hy the government if disorders continue. Threats by the Sinn Fein Hot organization of Snaffl would be taken, as a "declara- tion with a resultant uprising nf were found to.have fallen tour per cant, the decrease being pronounced in woolen clothing, while woolen yarn goods, blouses and muslin un- derwear dropped slightly, but cotton yard hosiery, knit underwear, shirts and oreralls, gloves and hats advanced: The'great cuts announced after the overall and old clothes cam' paign-appear to have been chiefly In seasonal goods and due to the Ute spring as well economic conditions The Increases in cost of living In the United States reported from time to time by the labor department, agree closely with those In Canada. For Janada ___....... United Tlates United Kingdom Rome.............. The Increases ta per cent. In tho July 94 per cent.; August, Ffg fgfo July July June june May urea" for fuel and rent are tak en from the Labor Gazette, Ogiires fo clolhlng bastftf upon average Increase. In men's clothing as shown by. prices from several dealers throughput the Dominion; for sundries, bssed nuou the average increase In the other groups. The increase per ceut. in cost of living In Canada and severa other countries In 1920 over 1914 is shown as follows: Rent. Clothing.All Kerns Foods. 110 ng 15S 279 3g8 225 Fuel. 9t 65 ISO 474 56 58 20: :.146 330 492 10S '105 162 i 21S cost of living In Canada for an aver- age family by items of expendi- ture- in July and August, 1920, over December 1911 were: Pood, July, 117 per per cent.. Fuel cent.; rent, July 50 per cent.; Aug per cent. Clothing, July 146 per cent.; August 146-per cent -Sun- dries. July 105 per cent.; August 103 per cent.; all items, July 105 per cent. and August 103 per cent. 1 QUEBEC WOMAN NOT TO HANG OTTAWAi Sept. ff to die at on morning, vito serve ,the imprisonment In the penitentiary. After further consideration of her at'a 4 special .meeting the- cabinet to cominDtfl'the death sentence '-'-.-T,