Lethbridge Herald, June 20, 1930

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June 20, 1930

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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1930, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION Winnipeg Wheat Oct. 103 VOL. 161 LETHBRLDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JUNE 20 PAGES U. F. A. MAY HOLD ABOUT FORTY SEATS Baxter Wins But Majority Is Cut To 14 Consei'vatives are Victoriou in New Brunswick Though Liberals Gam LIBERAL LEADER JONES DEFEATED BAltiT JOHN, N. B., June (By The Canadian En- trusted again for five years, with the administration of the legislative affairs o( New Brunswick, Dr. J. B. M. Baxter returns to Frcdcrlclon for tile ucit session ffllh 31 fol- lowers out of a lulal of 48 scats. Tiie opposition party, wklcb. was led through (be fray by Wendell P. Jones of Woodstock, auotber ex- perienced parliamentarian, recent- ly returned to public life, won 17 Minister Defeated Six of these were straight gains, four In Northumberland County' and In Al bert. They entailed the deleat ot th Speaker of the legislature, Hon. Leonard O'Brlend fln4 Hon. Lewis Smith, Minister of Agriculture. Amon the casualties on the opposition sld was Mr. Jones himself, who was nut voted In his own constituency. Premier Baxter, in a statement, sal the protest of some people against th government liquor control legislatio- had been effectively answered. H considered the return of 31 of his can dldates a definite mandate to proceci with his program of policies. Mr. Jones deferred his statement un til all werp checked. The New Brunswick campaign short but strenuous. Inaugurated less than a. month ago speakers and adver tising campaigns began immediately Newspaper space and radio schedule were utilized as auxiliary to platform routine. Large Vole Foiled The usual last-hour flourish of sen sational sayings and happenings mark ed the battle. Capital made ou ol everything possible and.'the resul was one of the largest votes In the his tory of the province. In some constlt ucncics from one to two thousand mor people exercised their franchise than In 1925. when the Ba-xler party assum ed power. It was announced this morning ttm the government candidates In Mada waska were listed among those who losi their deposit. Sucr-easful The list of candidates successful In the election follows: Government Candidates Elected SAINT JOHN J. B M. Baxter. H. Colby-Smith (no SAINT JOHN H. Harri- son. Hon. L. P. D. Tllley. M. E. Aglr Dr. Vf. W. White (no CHARLOTTE H. T Cockburn, P. M, Groom. S. D.' Guptill, Hon. Dr. IT. I. Taylor (no KINGS J. Brooks. J, H. L. Falrwealher, J. W. Smilh (no HESTIC-OUCHE COUNTY Henry Diotte. Hon. D. A. Stewart (no change) SUNBURY C. Atkin- son. A. D. Taylor (no WESTMORELAND J. A. Leger, Dr. M. A. Culton, M. G. Siddali. H. M Wood- (no YOHK D. A. Dugan, Dr. M. L. Jewell. Hon. C. D. Richards, J. M. Scolt (no CAKLETON W. Mcl- vllle, G. W. Perry, 1'. C. Squires- (no chajigc) Opposition Candidates Elected MADAWASKA E. Mi- chaud. Dr. J. L. violette (no GOLUCESTER COUNTY A. Doucelte, S. R. Lcgcr. J. P. Lordon, C. T. HIcliard (no KENT J. Bordagc, A A. Dysart, F. S. G, Richard (no VICTORIA E. Niles, F. W. Pirie (no ALBERT COUNTY-F. M. Colpitls. H O. Downey (two BETTi BLURBS (By JESSE BEESELY, JR.) "Al IraM divorce Inn. riven tin mnr- Hut marktt 111 WINNER ANDREW SMEATON Labor candidate In Lethbrldge, who emerged from Thursday's elec- tion with a majority of 253 over W. D. L. H-ardle, Independent, ioiiow- Ing second count Friday. Wheat Under Dollar Mark In Winnipeg Lowest Depth in Six Years is Reached on Friday Morning BEARS POUND AT MARKET UNMERCIFULLY WINNIPEG, Man., June (Br the Canadian to Its all-year-record depth, the irhcat market succumbed today 'to the persistent poundings of the bear element. Prices closed after a feeble cfTort to crawl higher at a low mark of per tually this market's lowest close quotation In nearly seven years. The day's losses ranged from I7', to IMfc Fractionally higher at the opening due to scarcity of offerings, values hereafter skidded steadily. The July future plunged to 98'ic. equalling its seasonal low. The finish was about a cent up from the bottom in all months. July, closing at BS'i. was down October recorded a loss of lT8c. to 103, and December finished at SI.04'4 to -lt, down 2 to Slump at Chicago, Too A small amount of short covering offered some support but not nearly enough to stem the selling tide that drove the market below the dollar- jushel line for the second time in less han two weeks. Weakness at- Chicago, where prices slumped .to record low marks, helped to record low marks, lelpcd to bring about declines here. Cash wheat attracted only moderate lemand and coarse grains moved downward in sympathy with wheat's iiovement. Traders Hang Back WINNIPEG, June Canadian inm; lurk 13 aiva.l vents from outsitle sources at. the penins the wheat mavkpt today, 'ricefl scored a fractional advance un to a small amount of scattered UVJDK, but no definite trcucl was fore- (Conttnucd on Page Two.) In Doubt A list of candidates leading but not conceded election follows; U. F. A. (Government) N. Johnson, 61, 4 poILi missing. Peace Bahly, 115, 33 polls missing candidates. Liberals R. Falconer, 305, 13 polls missing. Beavei1 H. H. Dakln. EG, _over nearest o[ two opponents, 22 polls missing, St. M. Dechene, 137, 20 polls missing. candidates. Conservatives Independents R. Mackle, 12, Iwo polls missing. candidate. Unplaced Four Edmonton candidates not ec- labllshed as likely to be elected In early proportional representation count, Glbbs, Labor; Howson, Liberal, and Weaver and Atkinson, Conservatives, appear likely choices. candidates. Grand total, candidates and mem- bers, 63. 3 Conservatives, 2 Liberals and 1 Labor, Calgary CALGARY. Alta.. June the Canadian Conservatives, two Liberals and one Labor member will represent Calgary in the next Al- berta, Legislature. Ten counts were necessary under' the involved propor- tional representation system before the standing on the provincial vote wa settled oday. In the last house, will one- member less, Calgary had U Conservatives, one Liberal, one Labo and one Independent Labor member. Elected representatives in the orde of the final count among 13 candidate were as follows: John Irwin, Conserv ative, and George H. Webster, Libera chosen on the first count; Aid. F. White, Labor; Hugh a. Farthing, Con servative; John J. Bowlen, Liberal, an AM. Dr. C. H. W. McGill. Conservativ Firihl'.-.g, Eowlen and McGill are nn members to the house. Aid. R. H. Par kyn. Independent, was Calgary's-Dn former member to be defeated. Members Elected Solloway, Mills Case Nears Em CALGARY, AIU.., June trla of I. w. 0. Solloway and Harvey M Mills, charged with conspiracy and fraud, is expected to end this week possibly tonight, it was intimated a noon today during the last few mlnulc of the morning session In supreme court. Only two witnesses remain to be called by defense counsel, nnd thel- evldence, it is will be brief The accused are heads of the brokerage firm of Eollowiy, Mills and Company Ltd. SIR THOMAS UPTON ILL WITH HEAVY COLD BELFAST, Ireland, June Thomas the famous yachtsman who recently celebrated his Mth birthday an- niversary, was confined to his home Thursday with a hesvy cold. He was forbidden by his phy- siclan to go lo Bangor Bay Lo see his nciv yacht, tiie Sliam- rock V, racing in home waters prior to departure for the Unit- cd States in ques'. ol Ihe Amcr- Icn's Cup. Andrew Smeaton Is Elected By 253 Lethbridge election result: rirst count................. Siirrowman's second choices Final count............ Majority for Smcalon, Labor Smeatoil 2029 210 Hardfe Bai'rowtnan 1595 1028 382 2230 253 1977 Andrew Smeaton. Labor, was re-elected member of he legislature for Letlibridge at the general election on .'hursday by a majority of 253. Barrowman, being the ow out after the first count, and his second hoice votes were distributed Friday. In the socond count, which stalled at ten o'clock 'riday morning and was completed at half past one, ccupying three hours and H half, 382 of the second hoiccs on Barrowman's ballots went to Bardic and 201 o Smeaton. Of the Barrowman ballots counted, 55 per cent, of :ic voters exercised n .second choice, Iho remainder wcni plumpers. There was quite a number of spoiled ballots. A list ot elected members with ap- proximate majorities follows; V. r. A. (Government) J. 800; unchanged. R. O. Reid 1500; unchanged. MacLachlai, 300 unchanged. G. Farquharson, 56' over two opponents; unchanged. Cameron, 301 over closest opponent in three-corner cd contest; vole transfer probably ncc cssary; unchanged. Proudtool, 06; un- changed. CLOVER BAR (new Henning. D67 over closest opponent h three-cornered contest; vote, transfc probably necessary. C. Smith. 200; un- changed. HAND Forster, 916 unchanged. GoreLjkl, 9B: over two opponents; unchanged. L. Sanders, 37, ove; two opponents; unchanged. A. Miskew, 43 ovei two opponents; unchanged. M. McCool, 12; un- changed. CYPRESS-Hon. P. E. Baker, 100 unchanged. M. Malheson. 472 unchanged. STONY McLeod 150; unchanged. CAMHOSE Hon. Vcrnor Smith 1093: unchanged. RED W. Smith, 75; un changed. OKOTOKS-IHGH RIVER Hon Geo. Hoadley, 1150; unchanged. J. P. Lymburn headed poll under proportional repre- sentation; unchangcd. ST. St. Germain. 21: U.F.A. gain from Liberals; (LucienBou- drcau. former Liberal member, de- 5. Grlsdale, 200; unchang- ed. NANTON-CLARESHOLM Gordon Walker, GOO; unchanged. H. Shield, 9DO; un- changed. R. Love. 479 ovei closest opponent In three-cornered contest, vote transfer probably neces- sary: unchanged. .G. Andrews, 1400; unchanged. ,1. McLelJan, 300; un- O. L. 533; unchanged. C. Buckley, 497; un- changed. B. Claypool, 16; un- changed. J- E. Brownlee. ac- unchanped. LITTLE O. L. McPJler- son, Rcclai'ialinn- unchanged. I.AC STE C. McEeen, acclamation, unchanged. GRAND PKATRIE (new Alien, acclamation J. Conner, 200, un- changed. A. Carson. 1000; un- ihanscd. MEMBERS. Liberals Elected PINCHER Bossenberry, 34: Liberal pain from U.F.A. MEDICINE Lang, 642 over nearest opponent In Ihree-comer- cti fight: transfer vole probably neces- sary: unchanged. P. Mitchell, 100: Liberal sm from U.F.A. ,T. Montgomery, 100: Liberal Rain from U. F. A. A. Giroux, 150; un- chaneed. George H. Webster, on first proportional represeri- ation count, unchanged. John J. Boivlen. elected on loth count. Llb- ;rnl cain from Labor. MEMBERS. Conscrralhws Elected M. Duuggan, sec- md on list proportional reprcsenta- ion: unchanged. Irwln, elected on irst proportional representation: un- hanged. H. C. Farthing, elected on ilnth count, and Aid. Dr. McGill, leeied on loth count. MEMBERS. Indcnp.nilciiL': Eld-left ROCKY MOUNTAIN-G. E. Cruick- hank, 7B4 over nearest opponent, hree-eorncrcd contest; transfer vote robably necessary; Independent gain rom Labor. BOW Mclntosh, 300; ndenendent pain Irom Liberal. C. Mover, 77. at- cr third count. TOTAL-THREE MI5MBETIS. Lalmr Elected LETHBRIDGE Smeaton. 00 over nearest opponent in Ihree- ornered contest; vote transfer prob- lily noressar.v: uncliitngrrt. PallllKon, 500; 1111- inneecl, CALGAJlY-Ald. F. ,T. White, elerl- d on srvcnlli counl; unflianged. TOTAI-THREE MEMBERS. WYSQCHAN IS HANGED PRINCE ALBERT, June ?n_ (By (he Canadian Prcaa) Alex Wysochan, convlclod in-jr- derrr o? Mm. Anlrna Ki-opd, paramour, last Chi'lsl- mas ninht, explalctl Ills crime on the nal'owr, Pi'fnce Albert prni- tcnllfli'w 1MB mornirg. Wysochnn walked slcncHly lo his dralh, Thr trap W.IQ Rpniny R few mlnuUo flap Liberals Score Some Gains In Thursday's Election, But Labor Representation Is Cut Victorl wus HON. J. E. EROWNLEE Premier of Alberta, whose govern- ment, was returned to power Thurs- day in the general elections by a slightly reduced majority. Turks and Kurds Stage a Battle TEHERAN. Persia. June (A.P.) current in Tabriz Loda> were that more than Turkish iroops were fighMni; Kurds who havo entrenched themselves on Ml. Ararat The Turlts were said lo have met some euccess. rersian troops are on guard on Hie frontier. Kurdistan Is a region ot Ta boundaries in eastern Asia Mr Turkcj and wee tern PereJa. Tlie Kurds, a] (.bough Aryan in extraction, are Mo hammcdan in creed. They have a qiiasMnrlepoudcnt'e under their rhiefs and arc noted lor their robberies. Liberal Leader Issues Statement Latest Indications Are That U. F. A. Will Have About 39 Seats and Liberals 10 or Representa- tion Drops from 6 to 4, and Conservatives May Increase from 4 to Make Only Inroads on U. F. A. Stancifng of parties in the Alberta provincial election at o'clock today is as follows: Elected: New House Old House United Farmers of (Government) 36 43 Liberal 7 7 Conservative........................ 4 4 Labor 3 Q 3 Leading: United Farmers .of Alberta............. 2 Liberal 4 Conservative........... 4 Labor........ j _ Independent........................' i J. w. MCDONALD, K.C. Liberal Leader J. W. McDonald. K.C., or Macleod, gave cut the toi- lowing statement Friday morning: "It is cicar that the Brownlee government, though weakened, L? returned lo power. Apparently the people ure yet in a. mood to try it out Mill further. The majonly must rule and the duly of .ill Liber- als is to help out wherever pos- sible. In Bivlnj the province good government by reasonable and necessary criticism ot Icsisla- live and administrative acts ol Iho government. "I think, so far as the leaders of ihe were concerned, the contest was Asked rcgardins the possibility ol Ills obtaining one of the Liberal seals, Mr. McDonald replied Ihz-l I his mie.stlon had not yet -been considered. Already Speculating 'Special to The C'ALGAKY. .June 20. -FollowillB the dofoH of .1. W. McDonald. KG., the leader ol Ihe Liberal nnrly, In Madrod before w. H. Shield, U F.A. snccula- tinn is rife ns lo l.hi- hkely choice of Ihe nnrly for leadership In Ihe. house. Southern members arn iindcrsionrl to favor GeorRe II, Webster, who was re- turned cm Ihe first count. In Calgary; HuRh Montgomery, who wus R cjndi- dale tor the leadership nt. Ihe insl, con- wntlon, has been relumed In wln. wlnnlne lhcRo.il, from K. E. Sparks. UF.A., nnd the clod Ion of w. R, Hnv- In would niako (mother lor Uie Total............... MAJORITY CUT.......... BUT STILL PLENTY. CALGARY. June (By Canadian Farmer adminis- tration today lias broken iillo reiv bloom. Hardiest perennial of Can- ada's agrarian soverumenlB. the United Farmers of Alberta parly stands today a new flve-year lease on life. It enters Its tliird term of sway not quite as robust as before but strong enoUEll lo villlElaml Hie rigors of opposition. With a poBsible S3 or member.- in a 63-seat assembly. Premier J. B Rrownlce, lawyer-leader of the Farm er group, considers lie Is well nslab llEhed. In the last assembly, wliicl Included only CO members, tile TJ.F.A party ucld 43 seals, aided liy -su friendly Labor memberfi. The nex leeislalurs will nnd tue Farmer-Labor entente as binding, but Labor's forces will probably be decreased by two U. F. A. STRENGTH CUT FIVE MEMBERS. At a glance, with proportional repre sentation counts still in progress in the six-seat Udmonlon riding aijd a number oT rural constituencies un- decided, it appears that the U. F. A. strength is cut down by about fiyp members. The rough-hewn alliance jphvecn ton farmers and urban labor will probably DB sorno seven members weaker. Only Hon. Irene Parlby. -woman minister without portfolio in the cabinet, is unreturned among members of tile government. The first president of tbe> United 7arm Women of Alberta trailed J. ft. Independent, by a meagrP votes in Lacomba seat, with one poll missing. Uain was pouring lown in the Lacombe area and it was considered probable Ibat the lone ioll. far from phonn communication, might not. he beqi-d from today, on Page Two.) 63 GO EDMONTON RESULTS EDMONTON, Alta., June the election of Hon. J. F. Lym- burn, attorney-general in the Brown- ice cabinet, definite, and that of D. M. Dijggan, provincial Conservative leader, virtually assured, speculation lias turn- cd to the identity of the other four members who will represent Edmonton in the next legislative assembly. Repeating his success of 1928, Mr. Lymburn the only candidate In the contest here, to receive ft margin of the quota, required for election in the first choice votes citizens polled! Thursday. The number of valid votes polled, constitutes a new record for Ed- monton and establishes the election quota as Counting of second choices is proceeding today. Final official standing of the IT can- didates for city seats on the first mint; Lymburn, U.F.A., Duggan, Cons., Glbbs. Lab.. Weaver, Con., Howson, Lib., Atkinson, Cons., Prevey, Lib., 1.331. Collison, Lib., Farmllo, Lab., 832. Barnes, 818. Lakeman, Com., Knott, Lab., 745. Wilison, Cons., 451. Pelton, Lib., 442. Buchanan, Cons., 424. Clarke, Ind., 374. Tighe, Cons., 189. Brownlees Lead in House is Safe El' GILLIS PURCELL (Canadian Press Staff Correspondent.) CALGARY. Alta., Juno the Canadian Press.) John Edward Erownlee, 46-year-old lawyer froih down in Ontario, today holds a brand- new five-year contract as leader of Al- berta's high-powered Farmer govern- ment. Probably with a decreased ma- jority, but still with a strong (jrip on the whip-hand, Ihe United Farmers of Alberta party will guids the prov- ince's destinies for A third term. adi's only woman cabinet member, was six votes behind her opponent la Isa- combe with two outlying polls unlisted. Proponent of the much-argued .Baker school bill, Hon. Perren E. Baker, min- ister of education, held an uncertain 155-vote edge in Cypress, with 19 polls out. LYMBURN HEADS EDMONTON POLL. Two of the six re-elected ministers, Premier Drownlee and Hon. O. L. Me. rhcrson. minister of public works, From northern oulposts, returning j were accorded acclamations in I'on- ofliccrs bore ballot boxes through the night to compiling points; proportion- al representation experts lolled Into the dawn in Calgary nnd Edmonton. six-seat riding, setting quotas and transferring surpluses; in some half a dozen rural ridings election officials must transfer voles to dcflnilely label the winner. GOVERNMENT LIKELY TO HAVE 39 SEATS Today, as counting neared comple- tion. H anpcarcd the government would hold 39 scats in a. house of 63 members, as compared to 13 In tin as- sembly ot 00 before dissolution. Lib- erals promised lo annex 10 scats, three better before, and Conservatives five, lo swell ihelr representation Uy one. Labor members, who numbered MX In the last assembly, hoped hardly lor better lhan five. Independents had Ihf! best chance rvt three ol the four iTinninmg seats. Premier Brownler, who succeeded Hon. Herbert Greenfield nr, Farmer leader five deems the repre- sentation granted his government sulll- dent to handle adequately administra- tion of ncw-Rnincd natural resources nnd otliei' problems of the coming term. D, M. Dugftui, Comervntlvc loidcr rc-clcr-lM In Edmonton, attribu- ted the Incrcn.'ccl vote for his followers to "Ihe general lo Conservative policies IhiouRhoul Canada nnd to the splendid work of women supporters." Six members of the Brownlce cabinet are nf re-clcdlon, though vle- lory still lifyjnd the reach of the rc- two. hou. Ircut Pirlbv, Can- anil Little Bow. The other four recorded brilliant victories In their constituencies. Hon. J. F. Lymburn, attorney-general, onrn again Headed the poll in Edmonton. Hon. George lloadlcy, minister of health and agri- Hon. Yernor Smith, minister o[ railway.- and telephones, and Hon. fi. G. provincial treasurer, piled UD majorilles of more- than votes in Okoloks, High River, Camrose and ermillon. Though bis henchmen had marched stronger lo the next assembly. J. W. Mi-Donald, Liberal leaner, bowed to defeat in Macleod constituency. Mayor of Maclcoil and successor to Caiil. Jos. T. Shaw as chief ot Liberals, Mc- Donald was beaten by H. Shield, U.F.A. member in Iho last houeo. Shield polled almost, double thG vole of bla opponent. WOMAN DEFEATED IN GROUARD. Mrs. .1. W. Field, only woman be- sides Mrs. Parlby In the field of HO candidates, was defeated In la'-north Grounrrt. Tho former vlre-prcnldcnt of Unlled Farm Women of Alberta lot-! lo 1., A. nirnux, Libcrnl. who had roprcsenloii Ilio seal In tlis last house. Wllli from isolnled polls still drifting In. victory was conceded lo Giroux by snme voles. Cdinmiinls'.s fnrc.l III In Ihe nlloen- lion of senta for the next pension, .lohn O'Siilltvnn, who ran In both (Contl'.-.iied on Four) FOR FURTHER ELECTION HEWS SEE PAGE 9 ;

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