Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta
PTOLUME xm. LETHBRIDOE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, .1920 NUMBER 216 HERALD'S WEEKLY CROP REPORT NUMBER 18. 10 Soulhern Aloerta is In the midst of showers, -where a very good yield will the harvest and by the end. of the 1bo reported. From Foremost west, veek threshing will lie geheral in a Warner north and all along the Card ''Rum Running Runs Riol" Says Saskatchewan Provincial v Police O'fflcer REGINA, running Yuus according to Assistant Com- missioner Trccey of thp Saskatchewan provincial police, wh6 has returned here from Kstevan.'Sask., after laves- tigatiug conditions along the interna- tional border. In discussing the situ- ution he said: "Rstevan resembles Banff or. some .other nallonal resort. Day after day Ihe streets are lined with parked auto" to synchronize with the threat of a general strikp or with the strike itself. Tho miners' leader, Robert Smilllc, declared yesterday: "We are deter- mined that tbe nation shall own the out simply for-natlonalization and that :he demands, which are the basis of the Rlrlke, are political rather than economic. Mr. Smlllle further staled that the other partners In the triple Industrial alliance of miners, railway men and transport workers, "might possibly" give their assislance, which Is taken ns a betrayal of nervousness on Jlr. Smllllc's survey of his position. The most re-assuring view of nation lies in the -possibility of these other' partners, reinforced hy other unions, will. Insist on the anil the government, coming together again. Rank Hypocrisy Food Controller McCnrdy declares It Is rank hyjiocrisy for British labor- mines time, has como when the present 'exploiters will have to give them up." This Is describe'] by anti-miner propagandists as lelting out H secret, namely, that the miners' leaders are lies lo profess Indignation at the blockading of Russia, if on a small pretext Ihey themselves are prepared to Inflict a far more effective blockade on their own country hy cutting off ihe supplies essential fo Its Industrial life.