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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UCniHHtnUK UA11A' Y, Al'GUST.cVUU'-r Will Be Made to Immed- iately Settle Railroad Trouble in tie U.S. RETURNINO TO WORK WASHINGTON. Auj. to'lKe nllread tion aald that In to action of lart Bljht, shopmen were rapidly 'turning lo work on the LickswJn- M, Baltimore ind Ohio. Norfolk and Western, Maryland. Rock Island St. Paul rail- roads, and on the Pennsylvania lines of Pitlsburg. CHICAGO- Aus of pasienser service on many of tie lares railroads of the coimtrr Is be- lieved by railroad officials to be fore- cast io the. announcement today of tie discontinuance of more loan loO trains by two eastern and one western rxflroajj. as Ihe result of the nation- wide strike e[ federated railway shop- men. Railroad officials predicted a further curtillmenl ot pf.ssenger ser- vice, unless the shopmen respond'lo President Wilson's and return fo worS within a short .lline.-penalnE selllement of wage demands. Freieht traffic' on. nearly all lines continued to he hsuipered today by the strike of the shopmen and It vras as- serted by railroal officials that the ncl'.ce lo accept shlpcacnts subject lo delay would be '.-Hanged inlo an ab- solute cmbflrfio on rnacy coroTEOiIiUc- unless eondiions Improved shortly. Reports lo ihe officials ot the dis- tncl council here which called the atrikc cgainst orders of the srand lodge officers showed Ihal tho ranks WOMAN SAVED MUCH SUFFERING By taking Friend't Advice I .yrJia'FJ Vcf :.._ Compound. iWest was all rea 4own ip. health, had indigestion and riblp. cramiai every wionth ao I was un- to do aja f tiling? I-had tried eVery doctor in Welt Plains, also erery remedy I could think, of, without" One day when I was suffering 'grettlfa friend wa> house and laid, 'Why don't yoa try. ot Ihe strikers were I'finK increiscd rapidly, while iu only i eases had men returned to work In response to an appeal ot the erand loiec cjljcers. ComWerlno Prtald.nfl Proposal CHICAGO. D. Saunders, secretary o; the Chlcaju council of the FcderaleJ Railway Shopmen's Union, announced today lhal the eiecutivf board of the organliaunn was coa'lderlns IVesideni Wilson's demand'ihal ihe JW.OCO strikers re- luru to wort lieior? "heir request !or Higher wages, will he considered by Ihe federal foiemmenl. eaid eiecutlie board eiptcis lo reach a decision on what action will he liken J o'rlorfc tomorrow afternoon. At sav time. It is said, the union will niiie a forDial reply lovlhe demand made hy President President A. i.M. Kaurer and other officials of Ihe union were in confer- ence behind closed doors considerine President YVOwn's proposition. They refused to discuss the meeting, bur admitted that the ijuestioo of issuing an order calllns the men bsck to work bendlne a settlement of Ihe controversy by ftesltJeul Wil- son arid WE advisors was receiving ssrioue consideration. Not Nation Wide WASHINGTON, Aug. or the'railroad administration declar- ed today that no nation-wide curtail- ment In" passsnser traffic as a result of the shopmen's strike was In con- templation, it vras said. Discontinuance of more than ISO trains bv three railroads was said to have been ordered locally by manaje-jrienls of i-oads on conditions peculiar to them: Embargo on Frelaht .N'KiV VOBK. Aug. onibargoon fill fnDight on the New Yort. New Haveuv and Hartford, Cenlral .New was'announc- ed IcdaV because ot the strike ol shop- men. 'She embargo was declared in order lo control tie movement of freight, a statement hero said, so that I arrflDgeinarjls may be madp to Rive I'prcference to the handling of food- I fluffs and shipments of imtnediale jiHjessity. i Intcrurban 'Traffic Stopped DOSTOX, Aug. mcnt of interurban. lofTic OH the Tlos- toii an-i it3inc, and New York, New llaveo and Harlford Railroad lines on the shopmen's strike. In- terrupted rapid transit between 50 cities abu'tow'ns and IJiis c.ty today. The Boston, and Albany Tlailroad also, affected "by 'i'h'e strike, started its sub- urban business as usual, but officials said Hat it-mighl have lo be'curtall- edJaler. NEW LIB. LEADER The Vancouver World llniepend- nt) ears that the uen Liberal leader las one valuable (jualificatlon. He lerslana'p. xhat so few puol'.c mea the Uotuiniou nnderslaud. sls- icauce.ot ihe labor uioveuiaais now urgent all over the Vancouver Sun tLiberaU "Jdr. lo his new work well 'quipped. lie has certainly duyoled more lime and thouKhi lo the. UVir ,irocleiu than aoy othei man In Oil- Victoria Colonist he may lack in ypjrs of eipsr- ience h'e makes uii' for Iu ability aud ?nltiuslugiu, and as well, lie has an extensive knowledge .of the country's politics. In selecting him it will be lite opinion of the country ihat the made a ivise Toronto Mail and is Juehec's choice. Anll-conscrlptlonisl Liberals are still a eeparale iwlltical seoi." Toronto Star. tUuloir.st The Liberal conrcntion did tlsetf credit in clecling the Hon. MecKen- ile King as leader of the Liberal aud also iu giving to Iho Hou. >S, a degree of supporl which Is due to long and honorable service aud .n unsullied ]jame. II.QAII be said for Mr. King that he is and progressive himself, but opr-n minded, hospitable and "receptive to Ideas' and Ihal uiea and wonjea who Woaeo who 'are losing weight and look paJe aud feel DeedtbebeiKhfulefrectsor Ml k _.. lookiui forward'and are zoalgus for Llberallaoi tbfi u'uo ar.1 broad sense will fluj la'him a splrii. He Is a rlsliic hope, not only ot the Liberal vany, but lo a s-. extent to tho C1 Vlctoiia Tlmej 4 though the role 'of party chiefta In new to XV. li. McXtnile 'he choice the conTe'ntlou >tt Ottawa, be has an uauaually find aDd1 diversified eiparlerice In public aiftln. Vancouver ol latlnt Ihe more oljvloun snd conser- vative cnoice of Mr. fVldinj. lh< liberals n bottler and more iDtereitinc venture. Thty navo oblalafad a man In r.be prime of life, wlih tood Intellectual aud eonie experience In tdminlslrallou. whs haa aeen. a food deal of tua world and has made a profewlonfc? study of'one clau.of public quas- tioiis.1' Canada MacKencle Kini Is' still young, but he is without doubt the moat brilliant man of hit (anfratlon. lie Is filled with the lolerauce and (ice necessary to unite.the dOTermt elemenls of a country auch ai oura." Sasliatoon Sttr of all Us opportunities foi- error per- haps we should-lay the Liberal con- vention did not do ao badly. But surely the Utiertl party In this Do- minion is at low wtien Us ;lronf- pit candidate tor premlerahlp Is a man who OWM hii election to tha fact Ihat he opposed Kinirrtpllou." Edmonton Journar "We do not believe that Mr. Kins; ta the type of a successful party leader, ilul In polltica you 'never can tell. There are eome- men ivbo Acrompllsh more when they have large lhan vrhen they small'reBponsibllities .cast unon them." Globe new loader IIAE specialized In eratioa.of labor problems and in ques- tions of EochI 'reform. As depuly minister and afterward as minister of labor, LMr. King -iy-aj dlnllnclly suc- cessful'in admlnlatratloo and lo Ihe greater office, should Liberal policies Command aupporl rf Ihe voters, he would bring much experience' in public Hie and 'a finite remarkable. ca- pacity for- getting at the Globe devoles. a'great deal more, at- lenllou (o Sir. Fielding "-who, uc-t lined to til's leadership, will occupy an among .the in 'Uie- reason'6: .the fine cxpressicm of cODfidencfe .by t A PEACf SIGNED WITH AFGHANISTAN1 LOIflWN, Aut. B-Peace his been irSjde between Great Bri- tain and Affhuiiliiau. A was iltued ui 31 rnoraini1, 11 was 'announced today. PEM1SHES IN EIGHT INCHES OF BEER KljHt laches o[ beer li a lank at British. American brew- ery here today proved autdcieu't to vjd the life of Dan Dalenslle, an Ir'an employee. U Is thought that he accidentally (ell Ma