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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XL LKriiHHuxiK, ALBKKTA. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 19.4917 SIX HUNDRED MINERS ARE ON STRIKE IN LETHBRIDGE Take Money Of Aliens >Over Demand Recognition of Union and Discharge of Non- Unionists IN CONTRAVENTION OF THE AGREEMENT As.lhrwtened Ihe other day, miners of the Gait CoWerlM here-walied out on tUis morning W an eflort to force a closed shop In Uio Lethbrldze field, tioth No..3'.snd No. 6 mines are closed dowa as a result of tha strike, and cos! output to the tent ot 1649 tons a day or more eut'off In the dead of-wlnler.-Com- bUeslouer Armstrong has been no- tified of the strike.' As reported in the Ueralil last week, tho union officials of Local No. 574 posted a notice .11 both No. t end mines of the Call Col- lieries last calling 'on all non-union minors to sign the check-off before December 18th or the union miners would slrlka. There are about 10 per ceot ot the miners who are, not union men, and these refused to ho coerced. The strike this morning was the result. AS IN CONTRAVENTION OF AGREEMENT Tho walk-put Is in direct contrc Tent ion to the terms of the agree- ment signed last summer after a three-months' strike In this field. By this agreement it was specially agreed that-tho check-off.was not- to be .enforced; and the niine.oper- atpri-w.ere at liberty therefore to non-union men ahoajld they'ca'ro'tb'do so. Ths their many staadtniy 'aclfpn of the 'union mco, thjrefpre, in _ taklm _ iUs mfrsia.y-breach 'of Ihe Hanlton, Out, he would urge the contention (or war purpoaas of all monies earned by alien mecnloe over per day was the statement, made by tlejor 6. (Hewtiurri, mln- leUr of raimU and for Eaet Hamilton. The minister of mllltli eUteal thet while he would make any predictions an the iralter, he would immtd- lately taiet H up with hie fellows In the ISCREAIEDA Latest Returns in Dominion CITPT Machines Raided English Towns But Inflicted Little Real Dataage ONE OF THE GERMAN MACHINES DESTROYED Latest I'etsjrae Dominion re- cutts msike little change In the standing of seirta. Two ents In Al- berta are In deufat now, that Bow River, vrhere Halllday, Union- ist, end "Govsje, Liberal, are King cloee, Victoria, vrtiere White, Is not given the eteetlon, aKhovflh he haecbeen taadlno. Dr. bae a majority hi Ret Deer of 1100 tolls to hear from. BUr, Unlonltt, U leading In BaWe Rtver. H. A. Hackle eerfely e an tad In Edmonton. A. U. eifWs majority la MedMns Ktt li ovir 2200. In BJ3, the election It yet oeiKcdKl to Sterk, Liberal, the Unionists belw-jtun ttmt their tandtiite, Peek, will eventually win. Lethbridge Riding Results Majority for Mr. Bochanaa a ovwl 1804. City Hardlevllla Labor Hall Minor's Hall Westminster Fleelwood Buchanan Pack Sexton Creek London, Dec. persons were killed and seventy In London during last Bight's air rain. Outetae of London five persons were injured. following official eonununlcaUon Central......... in regard (a casualties was given ont; Courtlan d. "Last night's air raid -caanaltiss No. 1 Fire Hall Ten killed and Injur- Country Polls in London; only live mjured out- side Ixmdon. Boston, Xe.ll, Dee. Aa a re- ward for the. asllsntry of Its seas forcee, Newfeundland, the oldest Brltllll poueaslon, has been deaJoristed at the Do- mlnlcn of accord- Ing to. word received from St. John today. The local officials at DM OeJt last week- grievance with the le-' ealunloe -officials bat ware told that, Isacniuch as the trouble is between'unlqu and noa-uakm there wu nothing to be disease- It is understood that as soon as Commissioner Armstrong, who is in control of-the mines of District .No. the federal -learned of :the notice posted here he advised the Lsthbrldge local that its action VM contrary to and It would'-be unwise 'to. force' actlou. Strike IB therefore In direct opposition to his advice, What aot Ion District No. II offt- elals'are prepared to take in lie nraUer-ltas not been hinted (t, Similar .trouble arose last sprlsg la .the Chinook mine at Commerce (od aleb-hi'Ope Pasc zuiaet over the same question of open or gioe- ed .shop. Moat of the miners took out their cards at ftat 'time and the union men eosUlued to work, but the check-off was. BO '10 4W6 5 4040 for Bnohawm 1S04. 3136 mmm turned safely. One Brought Down London, Dec. One of Oer- man whlci -took part 'In London, Dec. labert aJ- tltnde towards war and peace will be the chief subject of dlscussioa at the annoal qontervoce of the labor party bednntag }aanj n. Ad- Tiaoe copies of the agenda, contain Im- portant sMeHtfi'ta on It is MCmctNE HAT MIDINa V' !Sttten., Beilly, Peitoo. Hit effr BBQpreee Ketchum Manyberrlee Etslkom Southwater Wlanllred Whitla Seven Persons BedAUf Cotchem Atree I Jenner reldmansi Ifria.s llerrd, may. prove to be a meeticg of world wide, If not revdrartenaryj oon-. __________ ,---------wueace with to the-niKUons last night's raids over England was between capital and ttbor. Among brought down aad another Is beUered 'he resolutions to be submitted is one bo bite been destroyed, the war" of-: annoiiucee. .Prom II to JO reUars, divided into sbt rronpj, endeavored to reach Ixtadon. but only five ceeded in uropplnc bombflf pu ttie been destroyed, war'of- hy, the British Socialist party which says. In effect, that labor's partlclps- :tion hi the governnient has not result- .ed In any tangible -bneflts to the mass' pi! the people.' The resolution adds that "neither has Ihe association There U reason to believe (aether j'bor party with the govern- raider dropped iato the EisUtn.ohaa-, assureil tnat coming peeae nel, says'the rfport bojnade by tbe detEoorafy ratter A British pilot fired two dnime at than by capitalistic diplomacy." ammunition Into a raltler as It was i document alsw refers to the dropping bombs froa a height ef nw'hods employed te remove Mr. Hea- detxm from the war cabinet when act- ing in perfect aocprd with ftions of the labor party, prove that par Benton..... Btsckfsy Pak'owkl ..i Cavendish 'N ilia 120 2o 7 75 6 (i 11 H M m 35 I. M 34 33 S3 36 40 43 31 45 V IS 4n 35 2 3; 26 li tt i, al 19 IS IS 35 61 30 67 9 35 25 12 U 2i M Victory for Union Govt.' A' Triumph for Real Canadian; Sentiment, Say Ministers COMMENT FROM QUEBEC PAPERS Ottuws, Dec. J. D. Held, minister of railways and canals, who returned to Ottawa, declared that the result of the was as ho had eipectedl'; 'So far as result generally tj Dr. Heid tdded, "It. is rreat one and one that will sh'ow t! vorld where Canada stands in the wi ,t la notice to tboae who urged n supporting the. men at the fro [hat the people at not t erate Interference, "Str Ilobort Borden dadded Qsst .on Eovcrnment iras necoscary. Bll Canadians Hare Shown Thai They Are Ready to Fight to End New York, Dec. Badng tbetr comment hypothesis on, the belief tha conscription 'was the principal IBEU In! Monday's Canadian election all u the New York papers this mornin devote considerable' space'on the ed torlal pagea to euloflsilc and eongra ulatorj articles Under the capUon Cansde. carries os the 'Tribune says Ifl psrt: 'Laistx April on 1he scarred stapes Imy niift Canada at tho front gare proof of her cer her.atrengtti, Before Vhny the CaeadiaM had borne (heir part nobly.' V It was sold- iers 'of the Dominion who broke the first weight of the .German thrnst af- ter the gas attack In the aecobd battle of Ypres The Briti ong remember tjrat fices'of'the inSi' and the 'Prtacess Pati' on lhat blood -Beak- ed ground about Tpres' where ISs re.t- erah- army of 'old oon- found .their, glory and their graves In Octbber and iVorember 1914. the Canadians at toe front there until he got it and day's retutt showed that was rlsAt His Jndgmont, personality (nd esty have ssved Canada rpsn_.( pajte in BUontreai Opinion. Montreal, Deo. Ths Unionist, sayfl: 'The government now to prosecute the' vat to the end. Tbi military service art can be with the concurrence of tie No referendum Is necessary. It wsj taken yeeterday aA whea Ow come to be coested It wilt be tons' that the people hare spoken with w sound. They have: turnei flown slackers, halters, proJiJenBaal and all those who would stay hand of the governraeaA." Unrivalled Opportunity, The Herald', Liberal, says-.- Rolett his an unrlrdlsi opportunity for of th 4 4 trdsj has been la 4 Lew to Canadian alrmftn, being young men (.type .especially eonlpped for air servtcfi by reason of- initiative, cour- age, alertness, t at onjckneM ot eye. The speaker cxnrestM the.hove that the ypuhx Canadians would be contln- oed ifpr the There are 4 now 1700 Canadian blntnen and the 4 raiber, hrer 1913 has been 77 cea't.i in IBvaris, 40; In Snooy, hi Wort embursj, 44; fn 4S; ra In Alsace-Lorrsiine, 44, (ad Iti sUtes, >fl. for Vienna, show an hcrttt e of for Prague 71 (nd for Budapest -In London the ttcrease Is 17, per' ceat The eontlsisxnu of nntrit- IOTM food .and fats fn the em- earn be M tie wot and the thsi Did prortBcsJ the new And Udl iraak will sorely wsrry toe vtcion he day, that it, those) ot the rtotossl who look to the reed tntsve o( ossr dessj OttoaeX It is tM vote of UM yonfd proTlnces that tetjt back powev, Tnoee HHi tlw sent avion cabinet ni lower nothing of Cusuliu Hfc .ory or trodltlpvs TctograpJi, Liberal, taye fi ias beaa .an Iflter-nrpvfacle.1 The eaet Is arralgnod agamsft the i prPTinpe. agamet yroviaee, and BV j .degree, against rtrt, n ally, and this compHcales still atdi the situation, It Is impossible to sij how roughly the f.ctnal eleclpnil H salts Indicate tha gcu-liio feel ing behind the premier, throughootttl whole co'iinlry, owing to the Imnioag: power which has ekerted to tie ramifications ot n franchise aot We trust, however, tbe Premier Borden will show and wise statesman In this hoe! 'qi.aculo national itreia and that a' will ihpw by broadmlnued tod en dilatory policy that hn Is eaiial to tt trait committed chirg'e." pires is i s cauw of these Dgwee.than toe actual priv- ations at the battMieUis. FOrt Wnltam', Ottt, two Dec. Uver sttB to beiiM from, la watim and KAISER AN'XIOUS ABOUT EX-CZAi Petrograd, .Dec. that the Oermaii .emperor a Riielau armistice delegates to MM Urln too probable fate of former As. peror Nicholas ar.i his titaliy nld tho cootmlMloneri Biembers ot the former royal ____ as to their dcalrw ud t plied they wonld Ilkr The coBomiss loners L_ ____ bin >greed In prdtdyta to tsx and "v Uforo fully matter before ;