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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XL1I. KI01ITF.KX PAGES ALBEI'.TA, SAIUHDAY. DKCRMBKU KIGHTKKX PAGES NUMB1-H 9 MINERS GRANTED 14 P. C. INCREASE "Governing Ireland With Pistol In Hand" FIFTEEN ABE Dominion Government Offic- iate Accept Proposals Made By Alberta Stockmen Compulsory Double Dipping Will Re Enforced lo Erad- icate Mange Evil First Dipping Province-Wide on June K Will Give Aid (FpnrUI to The Hcr.ild) CAI.CAKY, Pec. 13. 13 Iho unanimous icnse of Lhls meeting Ihatj Compulsory double dipping In Lho mangn area v.-lthln 10 clays of each other ho Into tsffoct on a dale mu-1 luallj ngrccci upon by rojireBcntallvca ul ihc stock nasoclatlon and Llio de- partment ol agriculture, und that Ihe blanket mango area lia liiimeilatcly IKled thereafter and any further out- break ol mange be treated under Indl- Tlclual ryuarantce." Qovcrnmenl Accepta A resolution In tho al DTO lerms moved Ly G. H. Hutton, president of tho Western LlvestncX U-nlon, and (seconded L'y Georgo Hoadloy, M.Ij.A., Tlce-proalilnntTor Alhortft, ,T7a; carrlpi lij UDanlnioue'Vole at the moet nUenrtpd ITIHR.I moellnf ol Albgrla s Lock men hitherto hold In for tho discussion or the mange problem. J. II. CriFclAlo, Tedeml deputy mlnlB- ter of agriculture, declared that If Kfockmcn gn.T8 asslalRuco anA roapcratctl -with Iho Bo-cmment ID enforcing compulsory dipping the da- jiartmoni loll the blanket quar- antine.1' Flrct Dipping June B A fuilhor resolution lir Hay Knight nnd DllJon 'irjjed Iho goTornmcnl lu Arrange (or tho first dipping on June S nnd for ths cm June 15 ns near In thoio dales as possible. After the second dipping Southern Al- licrla slocliman will bo rclleYed o serious handicap uncior which they hare licen cnirylcg buitDCss the early cinya. Government Aid Coalition Cabinet For Alberta Is Rumored; Gen. Stewart Mentioned CALGAnY, Doc. to form n coalUlon government In Albert itra under way, Involving prominent members o! bolh In a presf nt pro- vincial government and Iho opposition, ihc Calgary Herald today. It goes on: "According to accurate Information In lh- possession of the Herald tho Sfrvlccs 01" a prominent A'bcrlan who Is personalty very friendly to Premier Charfca Stewart, been enlisted to ascertain v.hat sort of a cabinet line-up wDu.d be acceptable to opposition members. According to Ihlc information, three of tl o prvaenl cabinet riinlslera have signified their to drop out of the government order lo olfc-L such a coalition. three mlnloiere aro Gild lo be Hon. ArchEo McLean, of Tabor, minister of public works; Hon. A. G. MacKny, of Alhabi3caJ mlrrsler ot health and municipalities, arrf Hon. J. L. Cote, of Grouard, provincial sec- retary. Among opposition members to whom tentative advance3 have been mndc aro Col. Nelson Spencer, of MedfcHc Hal, and Fmd c' en. The names of Dr. G. D. Stanley, the opposition member for HigFi River, and oF BrlgrOcn. J. S. Slevvart, of Lcthbridge, also have bctn mentioned In this connection." by ItW Herald, OrTo.-Gin. Stewart "Th-il'j Lh-, flrsl llrr.e have heard a thing about' It." He d'J not care lo mskc any further com- ment for publication. Othtr lorat political close to the S'.cwarl government admit- ted that had considerable Uik of a coalition move and placed credence In the rumor. Lord French Expected That Attempt on Life Would be Made and Wasn't Surprised Wee Babe Saves 8 Lives Wakened Diddy Who Dtlecls GiB, and Ke Aiarmi Neigh- Main Wai Broken. Bomb Meant for Lord-Lieutenant's Car Thrown Into Car i Immediately Following, Demolishing Trying lo Track Down Would-be Had Been Made by Sinn Fein. i _______________ DUBLIN, Dec. spite of itnnuous txcrtlans on the part of the polic; and military authorities to discover tha perpetrators of the attempt to aEEasinate Viscount French yesterday It was generally reported that no arresU had been made till up to noon today. Officials arc absolutely reticent regarding the progreci of tha Investigation. The public feeling [c calm and thero have been no Mine Agreement Reached; Closed Shop Is Granted Blow at O.B.U., Who Have Beeii'tn- creasingly Active in Alberta Mirung Camps of Lalfrr- Increase Granted Conforms lo Agreement Reached in United Armstrong Will Issue Order Putting Agreement in Effect CALGARY, Dss, day3T negotiation En Calgary be- the coal mtne operators of Alberta and representatives of the. United Mine of America, Roberlfion, minister of labor, announced this morning a seltLsmeiit has been icothc-J in connection with >n Ir.creftM of wafics to the miners. Mr. announcement nlso means that only mcn-.berc of the Unjlcd Mine Workers work In the mlncj of District No. 18, wlilch includes eastern British Columbia and Alberta and that, at course, only such miners will benefit by the Increase. CALGARY, Dec. During the ccursa of an Inlcrvlew tbls inorntng. Senator TlobcrCson said that Kovcrnmynl proTlJo HOO, Inward Ilia section of each dipping "veral daya- neffotjalioii m Cal- Ji gary between Iho Western Coal Oper vat required fur the >lng cattle., ir the ot dip- ol K. Richardson la aclod upon, the cam- palgn through tha preaa Victory loan campaign similar to tho cd In order that throughout llio whole had been alora' AsEoclallon antl rcprcscntallres el LLc United MJn'a Workers of Amcr- ira, assisted by II, Armstronff, Ui- coal operations, an ngree- luslry unless they That, ol course, is out ot ilic ques- The main points in (lie minister's etlcr to llcury tle.inl nre that it is obviously Impossible (o recognize ttvn nnrt nrca Hie importance ol this question may he realized. Dig Mange Area The inango area V-lch will be abol- ished nfler tho compulsory dipping next Juar Is squire miles In ox- Icnt In Alberta niono. and Includes 773 townships. H ex lamia from Oow- ncsa to Swift Current and from Alr- rirtc to (he lotornallonRl boundary. It Is an 11-hour Journey by (rain cither way. According to the official Elnllc- absolutely tlc.i there were In 1916, 70 outbreaks oT niangtt, auliaals wero nffocl- cd anJ were quarantined. In Jfilii Iho number of wnn 76, iho number of cflC.Uo Btfrcled 759, ind thp number. In llierc wcro <0 628 ani- mals ivero aJfected, Bnd qufir- Riillnerl. Mi I31S (horo wero 33 out- lircaks. 1.227 rj-.l.nala wcro affected, nnd GG.S1 fir: roplfinco of the outlined let Ilic Bloohrnen'-i resolution, iafd (hAt I from TJifs had Lren conrirmed by Iho di- rector of coal operations who Tras Js- EiiiDg order lo all mines In the ler- ritory. Senator lloberleon said vtba'. upon receipt ol notice Irom'thb di- rector of coal operations or the prob- ability of difficulty In tha near future In tho Alberta coal Industry and con- EequenL hardship and Buffering- that would bo entailed on the public of the weBleru Province3 Ti'lio ivero eoUrolj- dependent 7 qunrantlnod. In announcing the AC- organizauons us having jurisdiction tne ]nail Ihe brutal as o wage agreements for on lira. Frank Koares last Mon- 'anie men; the United Mine Workers' lave a well established record o[ re- specting and fn Hilling agreements niailn; the organization Mr. Jcard re-jrescnts (tho One Hij Un- CH) lias, by its acts and Llio uller- of Us le.idors, indicated no cndcncy lo respect or fulfill any con- .ractural obligations snd lhat llio One the wish Uml somebody lind lllg Union, as RU organization, him. he cnnfidcnL in olatlnK that Iho I'Q cirrlcd iho of tho mounted IMillce would ha callpd In (ci anlet In llio of Iho compulsory nipnR'v onln? which Iho minister has jXrV.or lo a to bit Or. HlUoi-i nohcd tits help IKI occoplBt'Jo, and [be opinion c( a. Inruihcr of stockmen to Hint euy nicana lo mnko tho dipping nuIvcrsal In ttio quarantine upon Alberia coal (or supplies, he had It hoth Imporlant Rnd necessary to Uks blepa to meet Uic situation and to copo wlth.il bcTorc any Intorruptlon occurred. Everything posilblo (o accomplish that had Ticon done, he said, "I, IIRTO no Eli TiionL to make regarding tho One L. he continued, "other con- tained In a letter lo Homy Beard In reply to a communlctUon that he ad- dresirtl lo roc, A copy ol which I am addressing to the I feel that i JnTormAtlon contnlrred In my _ public will BpproTe and en- dorpe Iho couno taken by tho coal the United Mlno Workoni noil npprorcd by dlroctor of coal operMloni for tho purpofe o( prtvont- M far na their power, a detlbants altampf without cause, on ths pan Or One Big Union, in brlnf about In tho coal ln- brt -employed, J. Wrlle, of Mnplo representing rkmon of SokaLcJiew.n affcct- ncl hy Ih.o proseat fjunr.inJi'ie, duclarcd Uio Importations froro tha Infected pro1. Incer It wis necciaarr lo protect thai market nnd no effort which wouV hold II (o Iho flterkraen of Canada would be too groat. 0. H. Hutiori aald II Tvag Iho com nion opinion umong tiio stockmen that ujHt Ih6rck iu''l hceo far too'lnfl 'aw could havn been TnnT-.j effec muri taxily In nrtmlniatpreci '.han had IJCQ i liny the stockmen could i In proiiilpo that Ihoy would ano Ui.it'r''! icas ril'mpd hag NAPAN'EE, OnL, Dec. Haby Towllng, Is sthl counted In, months, will grow famous aa .having eaved eight persona of this" town from BEphyi- lalloa by gas. Early yeslerday morning ha BTTEikcned hla daddy. local but- cher ond whea the attentive par- ent got up to look after him he a (strong smell of gas. He found that his wife and a chlM had been overcome by Iho E33. Ha then ran across the road lo thu bo'me of Dr. T. M. Galbralth and found that the doctor, his wife and maid wcrej also overcome with the gas anil: later on found that Mrs, James paly, wiCo of the ci- pollce magistrate, Tas lu. a sim- ilar condition. He gave the alarm BTid nil lha given medl'cal ailenilflVand" It that they were Improving all out of danger. The Lreaklug ot B gag main due to'the eevcre cold weather of tho past few daya caused the gna to leak-Into the houses. Man Who Brulallv Assaulted Mrg. Hoares Wishes Some One Had Killed Him (Special lo Thft HeralJ) CALGAILV, Dec. I-nwson. day, under examination by the pollcs yesterday, made ivhat practically fl confession, lie admitted (be story Lhftt he had previously told was not true, and when nsked why ha liEnl committed tho assault he said ho hod been drinking. ivna dead and lie it-the Jold "No." He unreliable and untnislworlliy. In his letter the senator adds: "Any action Indulged in by your organlza lion al a time whcti miners have no lustifiahle grievance and which would, bring upon Ihe community Inconceiv- able hardship, those responsible for Mich action must expect to assume re- sponsibility therefor" Mrs. gave her statement (o the police at Ihc hospital Teslcrday. She (old a of terrible brutality and bestial conduct by ilic man who visited her house. She was beaten o.vcr the head several times. She stat- ed that the ninn took all the money in the house and then again assaulted licr. demon it rations. Police Are DUBUK. Dec. police are engaged in tracking down tho men who yesterday at- tempted to assassinate Lord French, ot Ireland. licllcf In expressed that evidence has been secured that may result in the arrest o( several OL those who planneu carried out the attacfc. Documents were seiied by the authorities last night vrhcji a store In Lhis dly was raided, the orficcrs having been led to the place by papers found on th? person of a man nameJ Savage who rcaa killed ivhlla running from the eccno o[ the attempted HBaassiiialton. Absence of Independent ivitness- and-the quIcXness oF the at- tack caused a number ot discrep- ancies in. nccounle of Ihe .'iifnii. It at Baid Uic policeman, Ijoughlin, guanl'.al the Ashtown crossroads, had hecn killed, but It developed he was only wounded. When the firing he ran in the direction of tho viscount's molar car, but tripped and fell. While he was lying on tho ground a bullet passed through ono of his feel. He Is now In a hospital, where It is an Id his injuries were slight aud that ha IB progress ing well. Sergt. Ualley, who was alcj wounded, Is at the vice-regal lodge. He waa a body- guard ol Viscount' French, sue- cccdlDg COD6table Hoey, who was recently killed by pnriles un- known. Bomb Shilterc Car Host recent reports suited lhat. tha motor car in the vis- tount rode was not struck by bul- lets, tho attacking parly centring its attention on tho nulo Immedi- ately which '.vaa empty. This cer was shattered by a which hurst inside the- ve- hicle. French Expected It The vlcp-rcgal ia under close guard of police, no one being allowed to enter. Ixirge crowds from Dublin visited Urn scene yes- terday afternoon. Viscount French and .Mr. Sanderson, his secretary, rcfusG to see newspapermen, and officials generally arc reticent. It Is staled, however, that lha lord- Three Days Yet to go, Still to Raise to Put Xmas Cheer Fund Over flOOO Mark QI Tvhllo Georgo lloadlcy ra- lhat the anthorlly veslol b p.-irlTont never to Iboroiifit cnousti. "t vil IT.i M rl-.aU up i; ono '.s'oiiJ'.l rhlu i. rielxlibor's enltlo i7cru ]rc.'" Protect fi. ed liiid li'irL-ii- man Ayj- i' cvcrj. I that Jii.i H." ?rM h irHsdale rinnonnrcj thnt during nat In the ton- 1 the few months mcctlngg would lirld IhroiiKhoul She mange rtroa Market I'ty ottirhl'; of (lie (Ic-partmrnt for dis- l inc CT ill? PKuaru.n (hr cnni Just thrco days moro to BO nnd p, shade over lo raise. That i.i Iho Malua of tha Chrlalmn.i Cheer Knnrl today. With a fl.OOO objccllvo. Sir. Mrs. nnd 'Mias Oood Fellow nro up tho pllimtlou In preparation for the final ad- vanco which will rout gloom In orery home In Iho city whero SanU Claus rnfghL olherwlso bo Reared nwny. Monday, Tuesday end Wedneaday will tell tuo talp. Wo flro confident, tliat on Chrlsl- jSvo the lur.d will havo enter- ed tho four frgurc class for (he second Unio in its history. That the fund ia attracting at- ten l Ion outside city si. own by the fact that Mr. A. Beck, of ha? fctu to Iho Ih-uill two Clirlalmas UM3 fnr lijo luu'j. 'Ihcco are be- turned ovpf to MiaL nf Lho N-.'-jfing Mifalon who naya iJjoy '.fill distributed In homes where, proh.ihly. ;i CnrlFlman tree lit semis best wishes fot the fund. Mr. Heck's dona- tion Is unique, and ho hns the as- surance of ihe Herald liist It highly appreciated, The fund pt.inds as Previously C. S. Crest............... 6.00 Knox DLR Brothers........ 5 00 F. J. King 2.00 7.1 r. end MTB, Bonfadinl 1000 o. a w.................. 2.00 MONTREAL'S OF.BT Uec. h1Sh water mark of tho clly.'s debt3 snerns to have been readied In the estimates or 1920, which, (or tho Ural tlmo In yeara, show there has only A comparalively Bmnll Increase, as coni- lo the osllm.ilca of a year The mnount ol Ihe dobl In Iho 1913 waa snown to hf! 022 nirl in (tin 1020 csMmntcs the am- owDt of the debt is UeuieuBnt was probably the least surprised of tnyone by lha attack on his lite. H Is knoirn he eipect- ej an attack and Is quoted Baying recently ho wns "goTerning Ire- land, pistol in hand." but tbel ha "was not going to oTado dinEor." IL is recalled that the Slmi Fein lie pa per, Republic, printed lu one of Us September IEBUPB: "Viscount French will not ha here much longer, but (he nation will continue. Its freedom will be won when French baa passed from the scene." Hold Inquert DUBLIN, Dec. Inquest OTB .he body of Sarage, who belonged t Ihc 3Inn Fein Tolunteers, la lo b field on. Monday. McPhcrson to Ireland LONDON, Dec. .Ma Phcreon, chlet- secretary (or-Ireland has arranged to go to Dublin. Imtr.- ba closely eyen in England, says the Daily-Mai Mr. MacFherson is under conutnn guard of two detectives and when reaches Ireland his bodyguard will b increased to 12 men. Dublin dispatches to. the newspaper say one ol Ihe bnnd wlilch altk French has been nrrcsted, "bu all other renorts slate that no lures wcro made tollJTYIng the slioo ing. Tho Mail's Dublin correaponden quotca the viscount as saying reccn ly: "It they want me, Trill find ing my duly. I am not going I a] Lor ray routine for all the IL reals i Ireland." A writer in tho Mirror says ho tol ed wilh Viscount French while II latter was recently in Ixmdon In co nectlon. with negotiations relallro lie home rule bill. He asserts Ihc vi count declared: "I tully expect lo "be fired upon, b tortunately they do not always Ii what they nlm Magistrate Protest! jDb'BUN, Dec. four Sin Fctnera, charged ivith suik-ithig Him (or Iho Irish parliament, we're se ttnced lo various terms of Impriso men! In Iho criminal court jit Bur foot, Donegal, ycslertlay, OiTagis Porter excitedly declared Ihe !enccs lo be savage and said he wou his magistrate's commission Ihe winds." WAR-TIME RESTRICTION, ARE ALL DECLARED OFF Tail way Catastrophe on Q.P.R. Line in Maine When Freight and Passenger Collide Vrcck "Fired and Some of the Victims Were Burned to Death 'rains Were Mostly Steerage from Empress of France For West OTTAWA, Dec. orcler-in-council granlin amnesty to military offenders has been passed by the federal cabinet. It slops all prosecution and pending prosecutions and releases prisoners under the Military Service act. With regard lo liquors il is understood lhat an order- in-council is being passed today rescinding all the war-tims restrictions with a few exceptions as from Jan. I. ONAWA. Maine, Dec. 'iflecn persons were killed or nimed lo death and many burn- ed and injured today, -when a 'reiglil train collided :t special trnin from St. Jolui, N. landed wiih slcerngc passen- gers from the slnnmship Ein- iross of France, on the Canad- an Pacific Railway near here. Th freight train telescoped the. engine and forward cars of Ihe passenger train ami liic wreckage was'liumcd. Thc.cn- jinccrs of bolli trains ong the killed. C. P. R. STATEMENT MONTREAL, Dee. fol- lowing oniciai tUteriieilt wai giv- en out this morning by the Can- adian Pacific Railway company: "At 7.34 a.m. today one mile west of Onawa, Maine, a freloht train collided with a ipecial train from St. John with iteerage landing from the Empress of France and bound for the west. "The freight train went through the engine and two cars ol the special train. The wires are all down as a result of the ac- cident, 10 that the number of casualties can not yet be ascer- tained here. Relief trains left at once from Brownsville and Megantic with doctors, nurses and relief supplies of ill kinds." 11.TO a.m.- Statement The Canadian Pacific Hallway Is- llccl Lac followlcs official statement at 11.10 a.m. In regard to IDB Onawa accident: "At 7.15 Uils. morning n freight irsln collided with a special from St. John .V.U.. ivlth stcorago passengers for tho west from the Empress of France. The collision appears .to Tiivo been due to men on the freight train over- looking their orders in connection with the Kinprcs3 steerage- passenger special. There were ]2 killed and 25 Injured. Among the passengers anil In arlrlllinn the engineer and fireman and the head brakeman on the freight Iraln were.killed and .the engineer cm the passenger train was killed, Ing 1C killed and 3-5 nellef trains wero sent oul from Browns- vlllo end Qrccnvlllc, with doctors anil nurses. Oil Tanker Strikes Reef, Breaks in two, Only two Crew Known to be Saved BANDON, Ore., Dec. Itast 30 llvet were when the oil tinker J. A. Chanslor, In ballast from Portland, Ore., to San Franolcio, wrecked off Bf.inco, Thuntlay nlght( according to the report of Earl Doolcy, mcmb-r of crtw., who wat athore from one of the crip.rular'a lifeboats near here early today, Doolcy, another unidentified man According to the chip tlvuck a reef o'clock Thursday night and broke In two a tf.w m nut eg aflerw.ud, tho after part of the vessel linking, taking 30 men down with It. A scare of the crew of 51 were unit- cftunttd fcr 1oday, After the In two, pecordlno to Doolty, 10 or 12 of the turvlvora tuccctded [n manning lifeboats, Capl, A. Sawyer being among 1hem, Thiy drifted nbout all Thursday night and mcst of yesterday, picking vp a seaman who Appeared Iniane when taken from the waler and died shortly afterward. On allempSing to efTect n Ending near here, Ooofey irild.'the boat nnd he And an man wsrr the en onei known lo hive reached ihore. SHOP, EARLY Onlyr 3: More Shopping Days Till Christmas ;