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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL The Longest Wmy 'Round the Resolution Favoring Plan Before Propoii- tion Debated for Fire Finally Carried Unani- Keenest Interest Grain Expert Outlines Details of Plan. Delegates at the third annual convention of the Leth- bridge District U. F. A. association unanimously went on lecord at the Thursday morning session as favoring the proposed wheat whereby the farmers of the prairie pi evinces and Ontario would dispose of their" wheat by a co-operative pool method. The decision came about 11.30 after a discussion which had taken irohalf the Wed- nesday afternoon session, the whole, of the Wednesday evening session, and the morning session ,up, to the time of the vote. Almost no opposition to iheipjgn was voiced by any of theMelegates, the discussion .being mostly con- fined to an effort to educate the memhers.tb ,the proposed plan. Wednesday Afternoon Session Discussion ot the proposed wheat pool, whicli JB agitating the minds of farmers of Western Canada now just as' Iho "n'eed1 of- some new" marketing'grain is agitating the farm- ers of the wheat growing states to the south was the principal topic of tho afternoon session, B S McRory of th on the -wheat marketing question, cs peclally with reference to the propos ed yoal He uld that the coun. (.11 had not discussed the matter up till that afferaoon, though. H was cue of the big problems which thej were to deal with' during the session As to {he 'details ol, the pool, lie Bald there was no question in which SaskatoonHas Citg Council, With Cominissionef-Manager As An Expert Administrator Commissioner Is Appointed By City Council, and Repbrts to Di- rect Charge of'r AH-J Democratic Control with Expert Suyer- vision Is Principle Aimed At. BYnotE, United Grain1 Groners company, ot the "west are more keenlj Lawrence Potcrson, provincial direc interested a1, the present time than In tor, U. V A contributing tho addresn I tho co-operative marketing of their es on tha-subject, while doiens of wheat It ;was the Biggest problem questions all parts of 1 they had an4 wa8 _ i__i----i.i- the hall follow ing It wai, the most enthusiastic meeting of 0 r A crs 01 or held m Lethbridge, ot tho new interest being taken in their affairs by the farmers cf tho district f- _ -i Discussing grain marketing, Mr Pet well to consider the .dart side tho plan before'raiding" any? hopes It ui IflW turret friends at Ottawa; tat were likeh is need 'them in ordT to _ securevaucji legislation as is necessan make change in the present L. tSnV'of'fnarKstinp wheat "the wca! Tho Winnipeg Grain Exchange, lie said, had come to believe that It was a necessary part in the machinery for marketing the west's wheat crop lie Lad been wondering tho past fes days whether'it rnally was or not, and he had failed to convince himself that there was a good reason v.h> the market should advance foijrtesu cents'ohe day aud drop back teh tfio noil. That .was not a condition it supply ulation "at our evponse" and the far- mers would have trouble in.-ousting the gimblers who arc out ot them..by'such-method: Whole of Armenia Goes CONSTANTINOPLE, D6cr reports received here say that the whole" of 'Armenia has' gone Bolshevik. The reports has been ceded-to soviet Armenia.artd'th Georgia will follow Armenia's (Special to The Herald) Dec. Saskatoon's form of municipal gov- ernme'n't consists of ten aldermen elected "for "a" term of; two years and the elected annually. appointed by, the council and he is subject to e mouths cotlce by a major- ity of the council The council ap- points two committees, vlr fin- ance-'and legislation and bylaws. of the commissioner are defied In a bylaw passed by the city council and include (a) of all de- partments, tbeicollactlon of taxes aud other revenues, the prepar- ation of ithe, annual budget of pro- posed'general expenditures of the year', arid, of all other expenditures proposed'under money bylaws and submit e4mo to council for Its con- sideration The council may am odd same I but' .approved cannot expend any money not in- appropriations (b) Tho supervision of all expen- dilutes and purchases to see that they are in accordance with arpro- yrialions and to see that tho lat- ter are'riot'over-expendei. (c) To'prepare specifications for. "and'.recom'mend the awarding ot all-contractB. (d) To inspect and report to the council upon alt municipal' works being carrled_on by the city or up- on-any-matter, affecting the move- TnOHt'of the city .requiring the.de- cIsIou'oHhe council. le) To nominate, for the ap- proval of the council all heads ot departments and sab departments. No. head of-department or other expected permanent officer shall be appoint- ed by 'the council !n Iho absence of such nomination Bo responsible to the coun- cil through the finance committee Tor a.llthe financial affairs of'tho city. (g) To'supervise the operation ot the public" utilities 'including electric light .and'power; water- works and street-railiya.y. To act as.development oa- giheer under the town planning act: The commissioner receives writ- teu reports each week from the heads of every includ- ing the electrical engineer street railway superintendent, water- works engineer and city.engineer, tax collector aud assessor, treas- urer, medical health city gardener, market master, fire chief and purchasing agent -and reports to the council upon any matters arising therefrom No expendi- ture without first receiving the sanction of Ihe cbnlm Its loner and no decrease or. Increase'in the em- ployees cau bo made without his approval. The commissioner submits a fe: port to the council at each meet anj matters requiring its sanction and approval and he also submits reports.to tho finance committee and legislation and laws commutes1 upon lherclt> s finances am! legislation respective The mam principle behind the form of civic this citj is deniocratiCi-contioi of the cotnmunilj s affairs expert uneed" supervision of the adminls tralne dotails of.ttw departments iT Foremost Farmer Dies Horrible. Death in Quicksand in Full? View of Family TOOK FOUR DAYS TO RECOVER THE BODY Vvf C-'t printed today by the London Tlmei. continue llrlng there, ho would al ways find a homo In the province ot RUMOR IMPERIAL OIL HAS MADE STRIKE AT CONSUL AND STARTING SECOND WELL REMEMBER The Herald's wheat wherever they could get it, and Qe c to the) were always glad to ge It in fiour !the proTlnclPl which was to save then the grinding The result need o( ni, Wfs that the millers h'lllt up an enor mous export demand Afaer the war they wanted to. hold this bat the Euro- pean nations which were buyers were se'curo tho wheat' In- etead.ln order .that they might again build up their own milling industry and keep their own It was then that tho millers on tho wheat board mado tho' tuggealion that the I board refuse to sell allies our. wheat unless .they., would take half .of it a? flnnr. They .oven siigscjlcd that the Iluropcan- nations be iold .that they might buy the raw wheat Iwo or three cents cheaper by taking so much floiuvwllb their borders. It was tho 01 il story of the- protected interests I once' more Too Late This Year "The the appointing of a wheat board for this year Is Therb has been nn open market during this year's crop for top long. But for next year She farmersraro'very anxious to overcome the manipulation which there has been in the market this year and tho result Is that a pool is being talked of, the formers would co-op- grata to market their wheat to cut out the middleman so far as possible. There would need to bs'ixim'i new laws changed, aiid it would be a big prob- but farmers organized.for the.piirpnse-cbuld do a lot.. Amend- nients.lo Iho Act must bo Bought. Mf .the- government, would not grant these, .then It would bo necessary to wait .till 1922, lio saitl aignlflcantly. Then tho farmers would have frlcnda nt. Ottawa. making, tho laws. MK Mcrtor'y of Ihe Orafn (irowers company said that he had hoped to be able to announce Curing his talk what the decision of Ihe Council of Agrlnu! lure, now in session at "Winnipeg, was Competition Ends ON 10th (Special to the Dee. rumor reaches hero that imperial Oil drillers-struck oil over in Wood- pile Coulee, 40'mlles east of here, and are putting down a-second welt. A driller visli.ed the. prospectors' camp recently but could secure.no definite jh- ,formation from the yvprkmen. 'A Havre lady was offered for her farm'n'ear Woodpile Coulee on the Montana side of ths line but refused to cell' pending further developments. This is at ..Genii) on the LethbrigtierVVeyburn line where the Imperial 01! Co, has been drill- TALK GOUIN AGAIN FOR CABINET oVlAWA, Dec. Canadian re-appearance In Ot- tawa today of J. Oouthler, mem- ber for St. Hyacinthe, has renewed thi flood of rumors that his entry to cabinet Is Imminent. No official announcement ,ls made but'' .there is n. tendency. In political Circles t6 discount ?.ny such i-umors. current gossip over (he.po- I litlcal'sftu'atiin, Sir Lomcr Goulrij 'fcfrmer.', prsmlei; Quebec, Ms again belnn mentioned as a'cab- inet Ing for a year. It II almost due north of the MusseUhell producing field In Montana. I Set Clothing on Fire.and They Rushed From Store in Hurry ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Dec. -Tlife'fi masked safe blowers who list.nlBht broke Into the postofllcft it Fort Kcpubllc, near here, were with a lighted oil lamp hurl- ed at them by Mrs. Blake, tha post- master's wlfo. Their clothing was aflro and thoroughly bewildered by the unexpected flery shower they fled precipitately wd escaped In an aulo. The llttlo store also caught "fire 'but a plucky woman put out tlio blaio beforo tbe firemen ar riv'ecf. Mrs. was awakened by a crash .of glass." Lighting .tho lamp in n'ar ireJroom she (lashed down- stairs to a lauding overlooking the site, to see the masked trio at the dcor.of tho safe. ''Got out of heYo.'Vshe shouted al tile" robbers'. they were siovV'ln' obeying, ..tho command Whorenpoii Mrs. Elite threwi the .lighted lamp wlth.jdcadly accuracy Sir George Foster Weds at Geneva The Canadian Statesman Springs Jessie Allan is Lucky Girl GENEVA, OeeJ 9.--SI? George E Porter, head of Camdlan delegation to League of Na- tlani assembly, was married here thirmornlnfl to Allan. The certmony took place at o'clock it Holy Trinity church and attended by many of the dele- dates. The bride was given away by A. J Balfeur of the British delegation Sir Ceorje was at- tended by Hon N W. Rowell Mr. Cheater .Payne of the Cana- dian delegation Bride an Englishwoman OTTAWA; announce- -.er.t. of..the i marriage ot Sir George minister, of trade and com- merce, to Miss Jessie Allan, at Holy Trinity'Church, Geneva Switzerland, morning where Sir Oeorgo Is in attendance at tho league of Nations assembU, comes as a complete sur- prise to Canadians, oven lo his more Intimate, frienda-and associates, bolli parllAraoulary and departmental, .at Ottiwi.- Sir. O.eorge first met Miss Allaiijwhcn he was attending tbo Im pcrlal conference -uvLondon Jllss Allan Ij. un English women who has travelled extensively, and.Is a clever Writer.' She lias..resided In She visited in Canada a few >ears ngo and at that llmo was in Ottawd.--" She Itas been for tome >ears un Intlniito friend of Sir George and fhO itla Ij'dy KosUr. Thoac who have met her during her Visit ?ho is a strik- ingly liandsomo woman of about JO or 45 yeans of age: Sir (5eorge was 73 years old in Sep- tember Jast. Jlls (irst marriage was on io Aditlo Davles .Ollawa; Decision Reached at U. F. A. the Debate (Special- to The Herald) FOREMOST, Dec. most, distressing accident occurred Friday afternoon, Dec. 3, when Mr Luther Sheets caujgit in a that he had been cleah- ing out. A rope lowered and secured around lus bod} c but it was iptpossible lo pull him out of the soil. All ID him ere unaN ailing He bade goodbje to his -wife aiirl chiltl just before the end came. His lies now at the horns of her sister, Mrs Auch, in Fore most m a critical condition. Willing helpers worked night and djj m half hour sliifis, lo the body, from Friday until Tuesday The funeral is being held'thK afternoon from lus lote 4 vcsi dencc to Burlington cemcfcrjy Further jjarticiilarsvrecelTed of tuo_ dcath ot the late Luther Sheets thutihe had pumped'the and wcnt'down atT36 on Friday, af ternoon lo clean out tho was let down by" av rope of-the well, feeCbv hisjjrothfer Albert Sheets and a neighbor HaW; Kulton He wanted to get a wrench and Just moment the wall'of th'o well caved in, burying t.ho waist The men at top start ed to haul, but tbe deceased could not stand the strain, as ho, called out, was pulling him In two .He re malneo. pinned fur fhe minutes and asked for h's wife She caino to tho e'dgc of tho well, and ho had only spoken a few words to her when the well caved in" further, completely-bnrjr- Ing him. Constable Rowe of tno API' was tart was used to get I uther Sheets out. -A-now.shaft wis stir-ted along side the new and, without cesai tion, men -worked in shifts right through the night and oil without in lennlsslon right to cr. Tuesday morning when the deplh was tho'dead. out Tho coroners inquest was one of accidental death The late Luther Sheets was 33 5 ears o! are and was practically brought mi in the district He farmed 10 mile's, south of Foremost and leaves a" wlfa and child. I Organized farmers of tho Lcthbrldge federal constituencs at their annual convention Thursdav morning tho way for political action in this riding at tlio time of the next federal election. Decision was reached with out. even a word ot ntecu slon, to either nominate a farmers') candidate lo-contest the election or lo enJorse some other candidate who might .be in the field. Action came during the discussion of resolutions, pre-ented by the com mltteo of which 3' S DUnham of Is chairman Without a tint "from any quarter that such far reaching ac'ion was conletun'attd, the following resolutioni-was read to the cor.vir.ticr. "Whereas our present member In the Federal Houso has decided to re lire from public life on tbo expiration of his term; "Therefore be itjesolved that-when tha proper llmo' arrives for plaplng nominations In the'fiold.'n district con- vention be called the U. A. with a view of placing a candidate.in tho field or 'endorslhg'any oih'er ihai wo may see fit, and to hlako such arrange- ments as may be rittesssry, :flnancial and'.olherwlse to: secure bts election." .The convention did: not' seem to grasp the import of the'resolution, as when It was, put" not more than half voted. There were no rtegallvo voles poll- _ edi BO that it Is now settled lhat, when i for 63 wccka, Is still unknown to this the next Domlnlon.clection rolls round, police, It was-learned today from an' thero will bo a National Progressive .candidate' In the field In the LclH- bridge riding." FAIEOFS1LL1 Sit Doughty Hasn't Cleared Up Disappearance of Theatre MagnaU Dec. fate of Ambroso Small, who has been missing OPPOSE WAGE JUMP TO U. S, GOAL MINERS PHILADELPHIA; Dec. While willing to adjust any indivi- dual cases of injustice