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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TEN LBfHBWDGE DAILK HERALD HUDAY, APHiL 2ii, IVZI Governor and U.M.W. of A. Leader Clash in Kansas; New Law Came New Court of Industrial Hela- lalions Meeting' Opposition From Ho- wat is Miners' Leader and ,5s Waging War on Han to Stop Strikes. prrrSBURG, Kan., April Governor Henry J. Allen entered ths coal fields the district test November to ask tho idle miners to work for the Kate under the. re- ceivership -which tho governor bid in- stituted, the question asked on every hand was "Wnat will Alerander How-it tav about governor tras tcld frankly that Hoifal, district president of the Unit- ed 'Mine -would reject tho Vta. Howat was in Washington at- tending the negotiations In progress for the settlement of :tno strike o( bituminous miners. A close fricod ot Howat's volunteered tc go to Washington and seek ais consent for Uio men to return work. Not only did Howat reject the otter, nut. he issued a statement in which he bitter- ly condemned the plan as an "inva- sion of tho governor to en attempt to disrupt the unVa." Tho campaign .to work the mines tinder a state receivership, however, A call them went out for TOlnritPore. Scbvea of husky young many war veterans, at fid the appeal. They started'to in the fiace o! a Ijllzzard. but thsy tnrn- ed out coal. were brought Into the district to guard the workers, with federal rreojs at hand for re- serve duty. Industrial Court The Kansas governor organised a temporary executive office In Pitts- burg and while- hei Conditions (n Crimea Frightful, SHVS Red Cross Report PARIS, lApril. condi- tions in the Crimea, due to the wide- spread prevalence of chotera and typ- hus, are reported in a United States Red Cross communique received from Acreage Will Be Ten to Fifteen Per Cent Lower Than Average oa Criiafean peninsula. "Ten (hobjand cases" of cho'.ora now eiist aiming tha reiujeea in the crowd- ed the Crimea, with the number of nrw cases mounting doily. The death toll from diee-sse- had al- ready fcfoufihvto appalliug pro- by the-Torugas-ot the typhus epidemic: WINNIPEG. Api'S the ;o be seeded this yoar will be 10 to 15 per cent. lower-than the Aver- age across o for a number, of years past, and that this decrease mil he duo to the shortage of feed, the la ness o! the sprios and .general labor conditions, was the statement made today hy the Hon. Valentino Wiukler, nxlntste- of agriculture of JIanitoba. "Work on tho land has becoow fafr. ly te said Mr. Wink'.er, "iu the southern and cent ril ot the province and seeding has commcoceu "The crowded and filthy conditions I at Bratdon flnd Morden. In the north- in South Russia hate ssernvaiatedipm portions ,of the province It has tlie disease tte exhaustion retuKecB by hunger and hardship rcad- eri them easy prey." HIGH. FINANCE not yet been possible to take w work on tie land. Indeed, In.some districts there-is still snow on the he CRAOAPPLE JELLY, INSTEAD OF OPIUM A-fcr daya.ago William HMD, a farmer reGldtng near Wlngham, Ont., felled a hujo soft elm tree, and IB the fop of 4t WM ihe M-inter home ot a plained to the-Ioeal police today -that fwnllv o! with three lusty i a colored man had viclimUnd him by tree I tellins'hira 3Qveral cans said to con- LONDON, Chlm-man com- Mr. Hson col tho three liga and had them Sstioiu. icaa. oi the ties for a Court of Indiutrial Itc- j then awed leet, and Jiidge F. C. Prkre.'a -leader in the state senate' aud chairman ol the judiciary committee, ibusand.. -.Th'en the fHrmer sold ins the total amount he rWlized'froni the tree and its "occupants la .'ho. has.-established a 01 tae juaiciary commiueo, i ,T- were called into conference. A day record for-hilrti .finance m Jura and Xcliva. A J. 1 or two later the governor issued a call Canada Lumberman. tor an extraordinary session of the itsto legislature ami In January the creating the Court, of Industrial Relations -was enacted, HoTrat, mean-. while at meetuigs at the mlnerB In In- diana, Ohio, and BMnofci decjsrrd ths ta.iv TyTas designed "to enslavo the working people of Kansia." Hoj threatened A fresb. strike ol Kan-; fcas minors.' After the industrial court had fcsgnn fnnctloning it was announced Investigation the coal mining industry of. the Ktato would fee held here. The1 court assesailed ani Howat other officials of the mine work- summoned as nesaes. The ordei .was ignored. The presiding judge then applied to Judge A. J. Cnrran of Crawford County district court to order to appear before' the induetrnd W2ien; Howat and the other officials did ml Judge Outran found tliem in contempt and Issued. in order commifting them to pail "until Euch "thnO'as they consent to appear before tho Kansas indnstria! relations court r all questions askod'thsm." Who. Howat It is Eorring nineteenth otfjdal oJ the United iWorfcers. Ho TTBS torn 'in Scoiland and cajao to the United when ttree years old At ten he went no Tvork In a coal tulue. A foe to .com- promise) when .the nation-wide bitum- iMMs 'strike was settled In- November 1919, Howat denounced some ot fhe' settlement On December 22, he wzs sent to jail in poljs ipr contempt betauss'c ctrlko in the mmes of the Central Coal and Coke company in called preripua July, was- still in progress natkin-wids settlement Jiojrat was reltaaed th6 Jiert up- on irromise, It "ww said, thAt he would endeavor to Induce the miners return to Court ol Industrial Relations, which launched into an entirely new field of legislative endeaTor, was lacked before the Kansas legislature by representatives of capital and labor; Ample time wao flren Irotb eides to preiscnt arguuienls, and (be lill was condemned aa inimical' to the interests d. capital and labor alike, uMr. Hugglns presented the vlen-s of public. Both fimites of the legis- adopted toe measure by over- whelming majorities. Prohibits The. row law has been in operation a few monttB but petitions have tecfi Iliad under provisions by local, _sta.fe and nations I. labor unlra Tjrganiaations, aa well aa by groups of workers and by Individuate. It not only prohibits strikes and lock-outs In essential Industries, but U requires essential industries to operate with "a reasonable continuity necessary {or the protection of the public." The court which It created !s em- fcoweied to lejulitc hours and conditions, pending agree- niciit. 'between employer and employe, :Labw officials or employ era [provisions pt the law may bo charged with a felony, subject to penalties reaching a maiimum of fine and two yearX imprisonment Maximum "ipenaltles employes who violate -the law are fine and a year's Imprisonment to a county Jail. Tho court composed of George k, a 'lawyer; Clyde M.T.ced, lain which.-wbea opened, were found lo hold nothing, more harmful, than crahapple jelly.- The Chlnuman paid ?COO for the jslly, mid he hot on '.he trail of the 'dusky deceiver. -The complainant but litlle.Ecgllsli, ami the police found It necessary to call in ail interpreter. It is said that tho negro who sold him Itlig alleged opium is a railway'porter. fiarmm Who Make It Are Classed as shltwrs IOUTSVIUJ5. Kr.. April la Kcataatrjr -who tomed buUt in rive LOCAL DISTRIBUTORS AND SERVICE STATIONS BAALIM MOTOR COMPANY LTD., LETHBRIDGE ALEX. MCDONALD, MACLEOD GEO. MORTON, WARNER AXEL. ANDERSON, GRANUM JAMES BEGUIN, FOREMOST WM. FOOTE, PINCHER CREEK C. BARONS IMPLEMENT AND ACCOUNTING AGENCY, BARONS NOBLE FOUNDATION LIMITED, NOBLEFORD "CARMANGAY MOTOR COMPANY, CARMANGAY FRED COTTAM.COALDALE A, SWENNUMSON, BOW ISLAND J. J. BILUNGME1R, TABER I. J. BURR, MANYBERRIES McMILLAN GRASSY LAKE GEO. T.WRIDE, RAYMOND ;