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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ZFbe Xetbbrfbflg. All The Local Where You Expect It MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 1920 LETHB1UDGE. ALUfc'.HTA. PnGE SliVfcN O.B.U.IEADERSIND1SICI18 HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS STUDY COURT PROCEDURE Remarkiible State of Affairs is Revealed By Official Aud- itors' Report Forujal ot an official statement aa to financial affairs In District No. IS, U. M. W. of A. following tie Inception ot ihe O. D. U. and Juat prior to the taking over of tho district's by a commission senfup from Indianap- olis early last sives a pretty tood iiint to why certain O. B. U. mine workers' officials are anxious to gel rid of international affiliation. I !arj The state ot conditions revealed auditors' -statement has "SulicYl In Samuel Ballsntyne and William Dalrymple, tie International com- missotn ot the United Mine Workera A of Americ., lining circular to the mine ot DIatria No. which is most interesting reading. This is as followB: In filing his claim Jlr. Lawson deducted ?155.W tor advunccs, show- ing a haltnce of JS27.93. which Is In excess of the amount shown by the books. He has al- ready receive! M06.76 and tbo sher- iff It endeavoring to collect tho bal- ance. If this balance la paid Mr. l.awson will be over-paid f274.07." Loit Valuable Property "As the result of some Ihlrtcen months' operation the wholo plant and has fallen into the i sheriff's hands and At thn District Court sittings held at Cardston last Thursday by Judge Jackson, a novel sight iu tbo court tho presence ot a number ot Ugh School pupils, who were there tho purposfi of gaining a know- edge of the procedure of Ihe court In he way of a lesson In civics. His lonor commented on the presence of he pupils ns a progressive sign of up- o-date education in which the school at Cardston was worthily interested. the plant sold hundred doi- The building, it is understood will be next offered for sale. Tho workers of this district have los a property that could not be replaced today for very much loss than ALLEGEBOYSSAI dale Esq.. Chas. Hepburn, Esg T. M. Esq.., Lethbrldge supported, the last Sal- vation Army campaign whole-hearted- ly anil success Is expected next Tuw day also. 1UJ3 10 "The commission appointed by tne International' Executive Board ot the United Mlno Workers ol America to Investigate conditions and taKO charge of affairs In what was formerly known aa District Xo. 18 U. M. W. of deemed it their duty both to the members comprising District 18 and the international organization, (hat an audit ot Iho books and vouchers as re- ceived from ox-SecreUry-Treasurer Ed Browne be Immediately made. It was also decided to Include In the Investigation the affairs of The. District Fernie, B. C., for thnl purpose the semcoa 01 Messrs. Marwick. .Mitchell Peat anil Co (auditors of international repute) we're secured.' Their findings arc printed herewith. "You will Rather some Idea of the financial condition of the district (when handed over to the commis- sion) from (he following statement cash in band and In bank: Cash in hand, August 25, 1819..t9.SO perusal 1 easily reckora were. "Tbo altitude ot of this balance- disclose who the the commission Constable W. Hen-Jcrson ot Iho A. P. P. ,statloncd at Cardslon, has arriv- ,cd in tho city with, according to the offence they wcro alleged with coin- iu refusing to assume any respon- sibility for the liabilities of the pub- lication is thoroughly justilicd by auditors' tepuvt. "In connection wiih (he. affairs of the paper the following la extracted from the district constitution aa amondeJ February. 1918 (whether this was subsequently amended the commission are unable to say as they have no records: 'Arlkle (paragraph il.) The bookkeeping and financial transactions of the 'District Ledger nnd )ob iirinllng shall bo placed dor the nupervlslon o! secretary-treasurer.' The Reason Why "When Iho worker lias read and two youthful Jesse Jameses, n the jversons of Floyd Woolf and Bennett Sherwood, round about, 20 mittee Chasen Next Corn- Salvation Army- Campaign On On Tuesday next, Jan. 20th, the local campaign of the Alberta effort to raise for the Salvation Army Home Service "Work will bo staged. The kethbrldge objective is Mr. A, Dunbar, manager of tho Union Uank been appointed chairman anil ho has 11 committee composed of himself, W. P. Craig, H. V. Gibbons, John llass and T. C. Kldnath. The Hotarians are taking an ucilve part in the campaign, and It is planned to clean up Iho canvass in one day. Adjt. Tutlo Is In the cily from Kdmonton, looking after the campaign for tho Army. The objects are: Mainten- ance and extension of the following branches of work now operating In vcars of'age, who had been commit-: Alberta-Children's Home Calgary: ted for trial by B. N. Darker on the Rescue .Home Calgary; Industrial charge of robbery with violence. The victim in the caso was a Chinaman who, kept a, store. On opening tho a nucck by the two visitors, it was alleged, that set on the Chinaman, taking from his person a sum ot money and a gold watch, NEW WIFE KNEW OF SEPARATION FROM NO. 1 njh in bank, August 25, 1U19.. .59 .J10.49 digested the contents of tho report he suoulil not have any great illlfi- culty in understanding why it was so necessary (In" the opinion oC O.B.U. propagandists) that a new organization be formed. The con. tenlion of tiio 'Near-Messiah' ele- ment that the U. M. W. of A. had 'out- Joseph do Tillers, wearing the uni- form of the American army, appeared the district before Judge Jackson, on Monday morning, for election for trial on a charge of -bigamy. Pleading guilty to the offence, ho was allowed out on sus- Home, Edmonton; Mllllftry Hostel, Calgary; Prison Work, Lethbridgo and Fort Saskatchewan; Police Ccitrt Work; Missing Friends Dept.i Free Employment Bureau; Salvage Stores; Relief Departments; Mission Work in IS Centres. The provincial campaign officers are: Hon. President. His Honor, Lt.- (iov. Brett; 'Vice-Presidents: James Hnmsoy, Esq., M.P.P.. Hon. A. G. Mac- Kay; W. A. Buchanan, Esq., M.P., John A. McDougdll, Esq., Matthew Es Before His Honor Judge Jackson, on Monday morning, J. C. Whilchoad. former Postmaster of Bow Island, elected for trial by Jr.ry on the charge of conversion by theft of government moneys, The accused appearing before Magis- trate Bnrrell nl Bow Island ai S p.m. on January 7tb. was committed 'or trial. Evidence was by Mr. Humphries. Inspector of PCS; Offices, to the elfect that he bad (ailed to nc count for certain government moneys amounting to The P. O. De partment had given the accused ever) opportunity to make good the mono but as this was not forthcoming (lie department instituted proceedings. A warrant for the arrest of White- head was Issued on December 29th, but It was not executed as hn said that he'wonld produce thn money shortly. He left ihe A. P. headquarters at Medicine Hat, with (he understanding that he would get a loan from C. S. Plngle. Nothing further being heard from him, he was arrested at the Cor- ona Hotel, and appearing before Mag- istrate Rae of Medicine Hat, was re- leased on ball of Xot being able to produce the ball, Whitehead was escorted to the Lcthbridg Commissioner Mecch Makes Estimate of and Increased Pay In regard tu the proposed plan for using the water in llentlerson lake for the purpose of watering the varj and lawns. Commissioner Mecch laid before the dty council, at tho rog- until his appearance borore Magistrate Utirrcll at Uow Island on the 7th. pended sentence. It appears that Ihe accused had a separation from his wife and made no secret of the facts to his present wife before he married her. He, It Is understood, will go through tho formula of deportation to get back to Michigan, his original homo, to straighten out the tangle with Tolal "Against this amount there several thousands of dollars' ties incurred In connection with the district and tho "District Ledger. This was the financial condition of District No. IS when Messrs. Cbria- lophors and Browne .handed the liooks and monies over to_theInter-, national Commission oa August 25; mis. Hilicrest Relief Fund of tha Hilkrest itelief Fund (a fund created for the benefit of tho widows and orphans of tlioso killed in the Hillcrest explo- sion of 1014, and one to which the workers of this district and thn In- ternational Union contributed so generously) Is told by ihe auditors. Scant regard seems to have been paid by tho trustees to the sacrcd- neas of fund ami the needs ot the dependents ,3B was taken and spent in Ihe general fund. Susnar's Salary 'and Expenies "During Iho month of April Mr. Snsnar. uncording to vouchers hand- ihe audilors by ex-Secretary- Tressurer Ed. Browne, succeeded In securing In the shape of sal- .Try ar i expenses. The commission are Informed that at nbouL this time Susnar toured District No. IS, visit- Ing n number of the locals in Iho Interests ot tho 0. B. U. At practical- ly every meeting explained that he was not receiving any recompense, but was paying hlo expenses out of hit tiwn iiockcl. The result was that In many instances collections were, mode svlilcn run into hundreds ot dollars. If this Is Irn'h (and the commission have tio reason to doubt this Information) Mr. Susner must hove found jiro puganda and district work very profit altle. Following are tho amounts uud thn heading trader which they wire paid: Month of April PolicV Salary. Expenses A. Susnar........5H9.7G ?345.54 DUlrU.t Hoard A. Su.innr ........5 51.S6 06.75 He A. Susnar 51.3C lived its usefulness' is readily un- his wife in the way ot ollatnins had no means ot divorce. lecting money fast enough to meet 1 Ihe Insatiable demands of the "pro- Yours sincerely, (Signed) SAMUEL DALLANTYNE, WILLIAM DALKYMPLE. International Commission U. M. Ot FOR DRY IREWOOD PHONE 516 P. LUND SON LUMBER AND BUILDERS' SUPPLIES REPORT ITALIAN STEAMER SAFE Tolftl salary nnd ex-' Tenses received dur- ing April 544S.O: Not Much Difficulty "As Ihlg would be equal to nenrls nine thousand dollars per annum th workers should not have much dli (lenity In nscerlalnlng how tho fund of District No. 18 were squandered. "Tho 'sum ot was spent i; the general during Iho eigh months ending August 25, IfilO an nlthougli the workers were on slrlk and needing relief, there appears t have been very little to spare for sue purposes and ail we (ire able to Is contained In tho following Items Spent On ReTlsf Wayne Local .....52.100.00 Kocea Dallenn 12.00 Rosedaio Merchandise 50.00 "District Ledger" "The affairs of the 'District I.e. gcr' woro responsible for conaide able expense In connection with (a Ing tho nvidit, as the remarks i auditors will plainly Hhow. hnvft In rnpnrl we found tho accounts nnd recon In R very Incomplete Tl books had not been posted up fi thrad rnontbf and previous to th. time the failings wcra by no mean complete." "The auditors make further coi wont in connection with the ma agement ot tiio 'District Ledger' follows! BUENOS AYRES, Jan. de Janeiro agents of the an steamship Pnnclpessa Mafal- reported Saturdiy to have gone down with the loss of 700 lives after ttrlkino a announce that the captain of the steamer has responded to a wlreieis in- quiry regarding the safety of the ship. The captain's menage reads: "Magnificent voyage. All pas- sengers well. Proceeding direct to Dakar in accordance with or.ders." A masked man attempted to rob selph hutchrtr, Albert Jackson, bit latter to hold up his nncl grappled with the robber bo shot him, but did not seriously ouml him. AT YOUR BEST Keep your body well nourished, it means blood red and pure and efficient, buoyant health. It's iogica' to protect your strength with SCOTT'S EMULSION Its tonic-nourishing virtues impart vigor to every part You may depend upon_the abundant nourishing properties of Scott't to pro'ect strength. FEDERAL EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR EX-MEMBERS OF THE FORCES This Fund is being admin- istered by the Canadian Pat- riotic Fund. Tho territory cov- ered by the Lslbbridsc Branch has the following boundaries. and Liltle Bow River. Boundary. nnd Korcmoat, and Dlood lie-, serve. v Claims upon this Fund arc solely based upon UNAVAIL- ABILITY OF EMPLOYMENT or ENFORC6D INADEQUATE EM- PLOYMENT during the niontlin of December, 1915, January, Feb- ruary ami March, 1920. Hefore applications arc eli- gible for consecration Appli- cants must secure a Certificate from ihe authorized tive of the Department of Sold- iers Civil (Lcthbridt'O Tills notice is Inserted by the Letbbrldge Branch of t'ae Can adlan Patriotic. Fund who will appreciate the bringing to their by nnyone knowing the circumstances, cases apparently eligible for financial nld. Write or telephone. CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND (LclhbrldEe Brand'.) Room 20fl Sherlock Uniting Phono 701 A Small For One Week WE ARE SELLING ALL OUR HIGH GRADE IN ANY SIZE AT A DISCOUNT OF 10% If you arc wise, gel tmsy be- fore: the rise in price takes place. Wellington Bros SHERLOCK BUILDING Reprints Have advanced six cents a copy. This me.ins Uinl Iho price v.111 eventually be Wo have hundreds of choice titles still at 85c TiUomliiig buyers should con- sider the advantage in making H selection while the price Is com- mendable. THE TWENTIETH CENTURY BOOK STORE 514 4lh Ave. Phone Made Smaller Everyone in this province is more or less acquainted with the exceedingly rensou- nble fees which have at all limes been a governing feature in our three modern dental offices at I.ethbridge, ?vd Edmonton. But this month to signalize Iho taking over of our I.othbrldee office by Dr. we are making n special offer of a reduction on all work done nt our IxUhbridgc office. BRING THIS WITH YOU AND YOU WILL RECEIVE THE DISCOUNT. IT'S WORTH WHILE TAKING ADVANTAGE OFV Dentistry As li'e Practice U is a Genlle Art OTT ARLOW'S EAT ARKET M you tloijirfs service, quality .mil sntisfacllon In mcntu open your account will] us for 1EJ20. Ucllvory (o ar.y part of the :ilj'. All phone orders given personal nUonlion. 1110 Oth Avenue South Phone 796 Is a good see About disposing of your PELTS and FURS A strong market prevails at present. Get our any quantity. A.-WYMAN CO. DEALERS IN HIDES, PELTS AND FURS PHONF. 442 ADDRESS: 320 6th STREET S. P.O. BOX 5 FRENCH STEAMER SINKS IN BAY OF BISCAY PARIS, Jan. French bound from Bor- deaux to Dakar, sank in the Bay of Biscay about 3 o'clock this morning, after a struggle to keep sfloat since last Saturday, whin she sprank a leak during a storm. The Ceryan, standing nearby, picked up two of the Afri- que'f boats with their occupants. Some rafts with survivors were also seen after the Afrique went down, it was reported by wire- le.s. ular Monday plans and flcatlous. He estimated that it would take gallons ot water nor day to take caro ot the present boulevards of Iho cily, Gait Hardens, and all UwnV and areas in tha area shown on tho, blue pilnt, as well as a certain on the plan. The mains have tscn figurau to he amount of water reckoned as above with the equivalent to i US-loot head at the lake, which EhouM Rive between; Lo and 20 pound pressure iu the great- er poillon of the area in the plan. H is proposed that the mains be placed about three foet under the ground, and arrangements made for draining tha water into thft sewer manholes. The wori Is estimated to cost 474.SO. The report was received anil filed. Auditory and H. C. of L. In Kgard to a communication from the city received by thn firm ot Hit- chic 1'alenon and Co., appointing thi'm auditors for the city for 1MO, a letter iva.i received from the firm pointing out that as the amount of remuneration wfts not'mentioned. It was taken that the appointment was a renewal on tho basis of that effectivo during 1919. Tac arrangement was i-Flilereil satisfactory. tha nro- o that any increases made operative, in tiic salaries of tho Treasurers.De- partment reason of. Ihe increased cost of livine shall accrue in like man- ner ant) Iho same he paid, to the firm. In reply to the letter of the audi- tors, tho council agreed Iliat it he re- ceived and filed, with the understand- ing thai the term of appointment cov- ered at least two years as understood, hy the word "annually." KERR'S DAILY STORE NEWS Succolasli, No. 2 tins, 2 for Banian's Pineapple Mar- maliule, per pall..... Peanut iiutter. ii lu. tin, each Finnan lladdic, large tin................... Codfish, boneless slrips, 2 Ibs. for 45c L20 1.65 33c 65c Pilchard's, holts, per tin Kuukwheat Flour, sslf- rislng, per carton----- Heinz Vinegar, pc-r bottle Tolfcr's Salted Sodas, per pkg.............. 15c 50c 25c 15c SPECIAL AND CARRY ONLY Liquid 25c size........................20c 50c size........................40c size......................80c "I.e Parfait" Caslilo Soap, G cakes for Welch's Frttittad.0 "Grape-Iiinclc per jar Flumlaile, Peaclilade, 00., Grapelade, per jar Welcli's Is delicious, fancy quality fresh' fmlt and best granulated sugar, retains airihe delicate fruit fiavcr. Friend's Cranberries, prepared ready for use, No. 2 M n C'on.b Honey, each ......i.......... OUC Glitraifellis Sweet Ground Chocolate, jicr tin Turkish Figs, per ID.................... Spanish Table CA per 1 Ib. cluster DuC GEO. KERR CO, FAMILY GROCERS PHONES 1453 and 1365 Our Fixture Display Includes cverytliing in the linn for everyday use. There iire uainly lights for tho dinner table, splendid reading lamps, sni! a wide variety of lights for hnll, living room nnd bedrooms. Ehch fixture is of especial de- sign and has un individuality which adds louo io the home. Come nnd see Iho exhibit it will surprise you for hou- lltllo so much beauty can bo obtained here. Shipment Just Arrived With something new in TABLE AND BOUDOIR LAMPS with Silk Shades and Mahogany Stands, and a veiy nice assortment of SILK HAND PAINTED SHADES in the latest designs. Star Electric Co.