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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. LETIIBniDGG, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMREH 3, 1019 NUMHEii 299 A Kathe'r Startling Made at Nomination Meet- ing in Beaverton, Ont. FARMER AND UNIONIST RUN IN NORTH ONTARIO Very Heavy Stock Loss In Montana HAVRE, MtmL, Dec. weather and lack cf feed due to the protracted, drought lait sum- mer, hat cairted the death by freez- ing ?nd starvation of thousands of .and cattle, according to Four weeks Df- stormy weather far have caught ttockmen In a situation ae fir ai faring for live6lock It concerned, iicorJFMg to reports. Cattle left in the ranches for lack of feed In (ami are reported freezing to ilealh, or the easy prey of wolves. DBAYERTOX. Ont, Dec. I man on the land. Is worth a dozen in j otlici' Jobs, so John vice-, president of the Mnnlloba Grain GroV-1 told the audience ai the uomina- C'arrv Off Nine Prizes For Hiird tlon meeting hero yesterday Robert H. Halhert. U.F.O.. and N. .MacKinnon, Unionist, Cannlnefou, nominated 10 conical in Uic oraldecllcm ol Dec. 9 tho constituency of North Ontario, left vncar.l'liy the tloath of Col. Sum Wheat al International Livestock Show U.S. Coal Outlook is Grave c- Many Industries Suffering Miners 'Are Not Going Back CHICAGO. Dec. 3.--Ai Ihe Inlcrnnl- loual Livestock show here veatcnlny Mr. Kennedy lold Hic'cuJiciicc that i western' Canada was successful Independent action vras thoj carrying off nine jirlzca and several watchword nnd the ko-ynole. "The ribbons for hard spring iVheai. Thn successful exhibitors, iii order named as follows: J. C..Mitchell, Dali- INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. Contempt of court were to be Instituted against the general officers of the United Mire Workers cf America on whom the temporary Injunction issued by Judge Anderson, of the United States district court, was served, before Ihe end of the day, according to Information obtained from an official Eource. CUT TRAINS, THEATRES, DEPARTMENT-STORES CHJCAGO, Dec. per cent, reduction In the number of Eleam and suburban railway trains, closing of all department stores two days each week and all theatres one night weekly and the limitation of business hours for all stores between 11 a.m. and 3.30 p.m., among the meas- ures ordered today for conserva- tion of fuel by the Chicago public utilities commission. Trains on, elevated roan's are to be reduc- ed to one car except during the rush hours, morning and evening. Limitation of street lighting also was ordered by the commission. Is in llio window. Lbe siring j iu hand's outside and the workers of Ou- wi :ida.are welcomril (hrrcin. If Canada! Hilda; J. S. Field, ReRina; _ lo ha caved. Canada musl gut more] Wheeler, Northern; Anderson llrotb- liipn oil Hie" he nsaerLed. To get i ors, W11 cox; A. Scman's; Ilobcrt men on Leo lanil aurt lo hccu ilium'.Clark, Speera, and J.'P. Cadore. South (here was Ihe great Cana- Korkst, and E. F. Young, of Oak-1 .i__ r-------- ..i .inji Samuel. LAcomhc, lllrllo, A Ray of Hops A slight ray of hope, however, was I found In oplltaipllc reports from atori of the uislrlct oitbrat'lnK south- castorn Kentucky, Tennessee Vir- ginia, that .the of ibe strike ibere had been the return lo of miners at OIIL- small mine in Missouri ihe staLcrui-nl ihcy could not sea their neighbors eutfcr, and adoption by- niincrs or one sub-dlBirlcl of a resolution favorJug A general rt-lurn lo work un- der the H jipr cent. increase "until- a satisfactory aJjustiiitnl U naade." Kumo regioaal officials estimated (list y.-ltli reductions of working Ftaffii already made or ihrr.TJened. tho'jld Hie strike not'be .biokcti iiiimeiliaiely, llic number of employees thrown ouL of work would ECUu several limes over Hie aprroiIiDatrly -jOO.flOO mine workers Involved in the hirike. Miners Not Anxious to Work f Conditions at ilic today show- led nu apiircclable" cliaifge fnjni yes- terday. There was n-i? Indication of J MO.NTHKAL, UBP. 3.-Thc inemlicrs an Intention to refcuuH! Deduction in f of lbc mlS3ton (rom he t-rrat n-nlral. oompotitivc field, have in lown western 1K1SL ]cft here Ior yancou- iners leadvrs vcr wHj go from Vancouver 10 and later lo Russia. Col. Mitchllch Is in charge of the acid Is accompanied Ly >faj- MilnnkovlLch, t% WILL INVESTIGATE HAMILTON KILLING HAMILTON. Oni., Dec. Dunlop, of jirisons, was in the city today and conUuclc'J a thorough In- voBtlgation into Iho pall trag- edy here v.'cck. He will fiisiis a rciiort later, rrown Aitornoy Washington had re- porlcd The facts of the tlou'.ile murder to the minister of jus- tice. SERBIAN MISSION IS NOW !N CANADA j Failure of U.S. Senate I! To Ratisy Treaty Has jfj Made Germans Bold ,-_ S Sharp Reaction in Germany During Past Want to Indemnity Allies for Sinking of Hun Fleet at Scapa Plan Also for Trial of German Officers Who Committed War Crimes. WOULD SIGN CONDITIONALLY not the fanners bin all classtl Kur (lie last 10 years' Jiu said, they had never received any impOTUnl .legislation that tended to Improra conditions for agriculture. He turned hu> RUBS on Ihe tarllf uud said if the present method of Taxation not, It mlglit not be r-o very long before English ncoplQ in wore In (he liiiuority. The anniial tariff lax ivas coslins Canadian's close to ;or nbcmt a. head, and about seven t-llnios wbal It tost in the United .Stales. Indeed, Uiilion cost Iho farm- i-r 'year for (ed.eral rind tho.T.-ornlns man flOO a. yohr, ivas 1 "I.malca'lhe statemoul lhat llic raau Ihe land IB wortli .12 men iii any ether ho added. and -'In the durham wheat classes, Kcezuk and E. F. Young, both Oak Lake, iron first and second, re- spectively. In six rowed barley. Sca- tter Wheeler wag- first and Samuel Lacombe second. CHICAGO. Dec. dfsrun- sirikc lo Ihe nuLliracitoi lields. there tiou of national-Industry because or were reports from shorlago brought about tnc Eovcrnmenl Jind concluded lo ii Ihn plrike of biluailnous coal miiicra stltutc contempt [convinced tlie wns iti prospect loday. (he laiier acting as linancial tlclcgate. Capt. Scferovltcli, coiisul-genenil for llegional directors of railroads coal the stacks' wo PARIS, Dec. is wiling to sign the protocol putting the peace treaty into effect the moment certain clauses, objectionable lo her m the protocol, are eliminated, according to Km I vou Lersner, head of the German delegation here. Fifty IV Result of r stricting Import As j peals from ihcir constltucnLa for ait] have fought ivaya Anil means ol re- plenishing Ilic dwintllinE fuel' supply, .ortay virtually were without encour- agemEnl, as regards incrc-pscd produc- tion. Only in'Isolated Instances were here reports of a change o[ fronl 011 tho part of the miners. Generally Lbe workers adhered to their attitude of remaining awny from the mines until better tcrni3 than the 14 per cent, wage Increase .decreed by tUe ernment were forthcopiing. Ke- Local Businessman Expires Fol- lowing Attack of Heart Fail- Eight Years Tlio rioalh -look placn suddenly, nl his residence. G35 8lh SI. S., of W. F. Kelson, ot (ho Alberta Loan nnd ln- vcsiijibiit Co., a well-known resident ol Iho clLy. Deceased Biicciimliprt to heart, failure, and Mi death, t-online B3 it did, was'a ahock to Ida family, Jn whose presence he expired in his chair about quarter of an hour After lio hart returned homo to supper at G o'clock In tho evening. The lain Mr. Nelson was 55 yoara of and, wilh ihe exception of one OTTAWA, Dec. sup- plied ,by the department "of, public health regarding tho imporC ol harm- ful drugs for thcr six-monlns ended 30 reveal the fact thai Bincc Iho coming into'forcb pt ihe restric- tions In .Mb? last (he use of nnrcolic drugs in Canada, hog becii reduced over 50 per cent. Tho figures In tho first column fol- lowing show tho Imports'Into'Canada for consumption during ihu fiscal year ended, March-SI, nnd In-the-, second column for Lbe sis inonlhs cndctl Xiv. 1319: i Cocaine, ounces) Morphine, ounces Crude opium, pounds.. nnd Hint because of the fuel situation no additional men now pcrc being cm-1 ployed. j Close Montana Smellers i breed to .n in .lliol west, was the -ADaconfe Copper 51ln-j .own oui SCHOOL TEACHERS OF ose onana mee AnioiiE the fo or facing r a stiddoiTn ing coinixtny- Officials announced preparations were 'be- 1 Ing made- to close atl .'thnt cb'mpany'g 1 mines irliich I v.-oulrt throw 1 -iben but oI-_- emr r ployment. Judge Metcalfe Threatens Defence Counsel With Contempt Action in Trial of Winnipeg Strike Leaders PARIS, Dec. has decided not to sign the protocol presented here by the allies as a condition for put-; ;ting the peace treaty irilo effect, the peace conference has. been notified. It was learned only today that Baron Kutl LONDON AN von Leaner, head of the German delegation here, called on, INCREASE OF Dutasta, of the conference, on Monday and told' I him that Germany had made such a decision. 1 SHARP. REACTION IN GERMANY This attitude is taken as cotiffrmlna the reports of a sharp reaction in Germany within'theTatl-fortnight. Trained obseryerc of developments have exprewed to mini- bers of the peace conference the view that'there hai a'complirU translormalion of the In Germany brought In ionr''by. the the United senate the These .observeins, de'clare .that' while the'vatt -majority "of y" mans, before Ihe-iinals's dciire'the ratified vVV as soon possible, lhty..are now supporting the go'vernment'a In reslBting the 'd'eniaiidi'.of'. l.Ke. allfci for indemnity for the f" the German fleet In recompense [or which was provided for in the protocof. The question upon which-the German representatives here, how- ,j ever, sppear sensitive., is the insistence upon the trial of the German officers accused by the 'of crimes in France and Belgium. t Thus far, it btated, no indications reached Paris of any dispoil-' L lion on the part modify their.attitude. 0 Hope For Compromise In the U. S, WASHINGTON, Dec. LONDON, pub- lic school teachers tast night ask- ed the board or education lor an atl-roilnd increase of frnm Jtn. and aJdillonnl increaee In 1921. Their letter stated'that k with the_ Increase of by the board. WINMPI-XS, Dec. forenoon, for lha second lime in 12 hours, "Mr. Justice Mctcalfo ordered HobcrL Cns- eldy, K.C.j leading defense counsel, [to be removed from court and, as on ycur In "has "heen In charge tho branch of the Alberts nnd Investment Co. here. He came lo from Ilulland, Vcr- WHY AUSTRIA WAS NOT REPRESENTED VIENNA, Dec. During Ihb scs- elons ot tho .s urerloua occasion, the sheriff was riiot present. Differences between Ihe [Justice and f.ho counsel were skilled before the sheriff arrived. Tho trouble arose ns a result of con- stant Interruption or A. J. Andrews, K.C., crown counsel, by Mr. Cassifly, Ih. the city mont, U.S.A. Deceased had hart. henrL rrcyloiisly, bat he had apparently rs- tho expense. covered, from the samo Dfju for some, lime Io be in normal health. He was a Mason and a member of Ihe I're liytcrlaii church. He leaves A wldOTv and two children, a son. How- ard; o' tho flunk ol NOTA Scotin, and n daughter, Cb'rlstlnc, a etudeut at the High school. Air. Nelson iraa a native of Canada having been -born at Gloucester, but greTT up In Melbourne, and was educated at fit Fructa col- lege. Ho liter entered Iho nerTlco of j the 0, T. 11. end tfler several yoara I in 1t3 employ, became general of the nuElaad al Rutland, Vt, Austria to liu represented at tho Jahor conference In Washington will bo ex- plained by a statement that employers refused lo send .h o, lo send a delegate and r unions hid no funds to meet DRURY PROMISES VETS TO INVESTIGATE TORONTO, Dec. Grand Army which, prior to the Uit provincial election, made serioui the treat- ment accorded .returned men at the Kaputkaifng toldlen' yeaterrfay iccured the prom- Ite of Premier Drury thai .a thor- ough frwettlgjitlon would' be made of the difficulties and that would be oMt, Provincial Health Board Urges Vaccination of all; Prevent Smallpox Spread (Special to'Thd Herald.) EDMONf ON, rer- hut nature of smallpox out- bruk In Toronto, and Ihe fact that It fi weitwaiu' Jnd li (o reached Mini- ind" the part of been cautlnrj 'he vwbflo department very great of late. Thi provincial board of health HM ItMid orrftri io all munlcf- piiniM the that, If A mttfi- offictr thin year, they tfo to, In CalMr7i Hat the aVhMl ytrv am vioolnaled Ihu heahh frfTlevrf, hai rfe. cFded to vicctne, at attuil cott, to all medical health offi- cers In the province tending in a. roquliltlon for .same, There Ii at preient tupply of vaccine In the prevlnelll libo.M- tory, and a Targe, order hw been forward to the provincial la- boratory al Toronto for carefully prepared Vioclne for vaccfnttion The law new wide enough lo authwhrt and aflow municipal courntlfi to make bargain or irnniement to vice In tie all realdenlt requiring and charge- the ceit to rnunfclp'al- ity. The provincial board of health atranfly Ihe vacelna- tlon -rf aTl tltlxeni of who have not been recently vat- NEW KOLCHAK CABINET NAMED Ucsplto'lbo fad Ihnt Justice ?lctcnlffi had ruled (hal such cviiltnce was ad- missible. AL one lime during llic lilt Mclcalfe and defense counsel, Mr. Cassidy slated lhat U lahen from court lie would have a irril oE habeas corpus made out and would carry through the courts wl'lh him a typewritten copy or the present proceedings. During a lull in ihe ri.varmnation of William Terry, T nesd for crown, one of Ihe Jury-; men nskod lha Judge for a copy of MID Indictment. It was agreed between'! counsel thai Ibis should be furnished.: GIvfc Documents to Jury H was also agreed'that. Iho docu- ncnls that had been pui in ns cxhili- lls should be given lo the Jury each night lo lie read by them. Tho morning's proceedings were oc- cupied the reading Iho crown counsel of various Issues of Iho West- ern Labor News'and Iho Strike Hul- lelfn. Minutes of the strike comnill- Ico mccllngs were also rend. William Perry, crown witness, lold ot Uio meeting of the general sirikc committee on Juno 10, when o com- mittee was appointed lo cut off Lbc power Bcrrico-nf ilic cny. lie testi- fied also thnt workers were ndviscrl to withdraw l.hclr from Ihc hanks on the theory that- the hanks were being aided by them. WASHINGTON, Dec. per- sonnel of [fco new Kolchak cabinet wns announced in official advices to (lie stale .department totlay from Irkutsk. The premier Is I'epalbev, who nlao jiorttoHo of mintsLcr ot the Interior. Trellakoff becomes vice-presi- dent of Ihe council and acting minis- ler ol foreign alTaira. llourisLkine be- comes minister of finance and for Ihe lime-being the new .minister of vrar will be Gen. Khangine. The hicuni: hcnta were retained In the oilier of- fices. Herald's Christmas Gheer Fund WINNIPEG, Dec- llic court opened' lorlay William Perry was called mid apalii ordered to remain Konleil ns A. J. Andrews. con- tinned lo read from llic Slrlku liu' tin. He read an Hem from (he issue of June 7, under lha hearting, "I'riorj ot In wlilch Uio slogan of Ili striking workmen was given, lo Tlclory." read from Dm is- sue of June 2, n report' received by Iho atrlko comuilttco from a. Ctilgary delesale, wlilcli set forlli ihnl.lho city of Kd motion TV as tied up the strike. An excerpt from the Klriko lltille- lln of June 107 L-nllllctl, o.v PAGE' sj Ilu( in View of National Pro- hibition Municipal Voting More or a Joke UORTON, Mass.. Dec. marked featnro of Inn municipal elections In 22 Massadiusetls cities was Ihe facl lhat every one of Micm caat a major- ily of volos !n favor ot granUng liquor licenses. II wtis well known lo the voters that in view of Ihe coming ol national prohibition (he bnllollng1 ivan simply a formallly. Stalo legal nu- Ihorlllc.s, however, had ruled lhat as llio aULo local option law. rot Lceii rcpcnlrd tlic question must pear on ihe bnltola. The vole on Ihe license question was very small. IKlclrins -were underlain whether the "yes'' indjorKy constituted' a genuine expression of public opinion, or wheth- er many citizens voted for license ns, n Jokc.-knosvinp thnl Hie voles would I bo without effect. Mover onco Itavc Ihe citizens of Lcthbridge failed to respond jiob- ly io tho annual appeal for the Herald Chrlstrnas Cheer Fuml. AnQ A know they will not fail this year. This year's appeal was just launched'-Tuesday. Three vreekg from Thursday is Christmas, so that there Is not. a great deal of Mine Co lose in giTing {ho fund a slait and gelling It rolling on1 Its way to I he'objective. A_s for the objective, lhal Is entirely with the citizens. They know what the fund Is lipw many he aria it has gladdened al the Christmas season In past years. The ainounl raised loo large. If there Is manJ Jhan onouph for the Chrlstrnaa needs proper, tho Nurs- ing Misstnn, whirh Is siippDrlcd by snnh donatlnna can use It to the best'Advantage, Rn us ze.l the fund started. Don'l delay. 'LcL there lie a.rush of subsrjTlpllon1? ivhith will show thai Irfthbrldgc In 1519 manifests the Christmas Rplrlt ns it liaa iloni" for 5f> many yonrs past. Let there lie no home in Lclhbrldgc, how- over unfortunate, that will not havo Christmas cheer Peculiar Situation Leading To Court Case in Toronto Schools TOHON'TO, Dec. Dissatisfaction by assistant principals of public schools o[ this cily as other citizens over the appointment by the Toronto hoard of education of Peter Monroe, formerly a teacher In the Klvcrdalc Collegiate Instltirto Ibis cily, lo tho prlntinalshiji of Ilycrson public school, is leading lo an action in Ihe courts. It was slated that nlsM lhat a writ would be isaUerf ask- j Ing for an injunction lo restrain Ihe slon of any direct rtfercnce' to- peace treaty from president Wilspn'i message to congress met with general satisfaction among both Republican and Democrat senate leaders who are quite will- ing-to leave ihe treaty In the pfgcon hofe until important legit- lation has been passed or a com- promlie effected. Allies Protest PARIS, Dec. supreme conn- ell today addressed n note In Germany protesting against Iho Increase of Ger- ruany's armament, lo the provisions, of tho pcaco.treaty. CABINET CRISIS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA JJcR. a result uf the wiLKdrawal of the national Socialists from the coalition with Iho tablnet rrisla gecins Impending In Slovakia. It Is reported lhat the r-ablnot which la headed uy Prem- ier Tn.icar may bo succeeded hy oito lliat la more conservnllvo and which has a inrucr T eoargcoljo en Lit (on. SHOP EARLY Only 18 More Shopping Days Till Christmas 'd Of education from continuing to employ Mr. Monroe as principal ol 'w Ilycrson school. The plaintiffs are WILL Thoinas Howard, reprosciillTig an as soclntlon of WE MIGHT SEND OVER SOME OF OUR EXPERTS LONDON, Dec. There wag Some fun in Ihe house cf commons last night over Ltd dlEfiailLy In idoiiUrying Canadian whiskey." Tlio "food controller art; milted that Canadian splrlls In considerable quantities wero cbni-- to England and Ihcre WHS much dlffcrcnco of opinion whclh- or they were readily distinguish- nblc froni the home product, r th: form Kduc.ition Aasori.Hion loua womrsn's organizations. BAR KAROLYI TIUDAl'EST. Dec. Mich- afl Karplyl. former Hungarian prem- ier, lias Ijeen debarred from the i OUT Dec. Italian lias' informed lio Jugo1 liiatiucddns the advance, of Gabriel I forces oil Spalato be carric'l on I, ill was slnlcft licrc today. ACCEPTED A COMPROMISE HIVttir, Dec. oclatlon o[ rate paycra; the pulillc rorcrnmcnt lias Inlprmod ubllc schools' assiataul prjnclpals; s Kovernment '.hat the li. ho -.1 Social Cluu; The lie- oi Iho potto tor Ion mill.workers who struck yesterday for a 25 uor cent. Increase in wages, returned to. work today, having ac- lonal c-.-isino on a chargo of having I copied .1 compromlaO of per cent: coninlltC'fl "trcasnnalilb made nlglil by .the manulacturefs. Demand U.S. Break off Relations With Mexico WASHINGTON, Dec. resolution requiring President Wilson to Etvtr dfplomatlc with Mexico wn Introduced Ihli afternoon Senator Rtpubfltan, member of the committee charged with an Investigation of the Mexican .situation. Explaining hie retoludon, which alto atked that prcjidr.rrt with- draw recognition of Carianai, Senator Fall declared It wail feiMd 4n evidence which wheri produced, The retolu- tion to the foreign refationi committee. "I SenAtor. Fafl, "that the MexFcan embauy, the con- In New York and the consulate-general In San FranchKo have been actively engaged In the JfdrJbuHon tl BoUKfcvIk and that this hai been done with the knowledge and 1" Chilrman the senate foreign relJtiona (tie j epeclal conjmlttee meeting for tomorrow to on Ihe Ft, 11 retdlullon and .ih'y other ariilng frorn the MtxMan I ;