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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION VOLUME XIV. LETHB1UOUE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1921 1TOVE PAGES NUMBER 21 MANITOBA GOVERNMENT TO LA UNCH CO-OPERA TIVE MARKET PLAN WEST This is the Combination Which Must Bring New Order in Canada, Labor Hears LETHBRIDGE BIDS FOR '2 LABOR CONVENTION (Special to The Herald) j KDMONTON, Jan. Lethbriilge delegates to Alberta Federation oil Labor will today tender an invitation for the federation to hold the sion in that city. Resolution 29, ou natural resource! precipitated a lengthy debate, there .however being no object to the pftn- clpie Involved but it was decided to instruct tlie executive to outline a policy for the administration of the resources so that they might be utiliz- ed for the. greatest good for the great- est numMr when the ownership and control of natural resources is secur- ed by provincial government. i.W.V.A. W. A. president of the G. W. V. A. extended greetings from his or- ganliation, the ideals and aspirations of which bo claimed could not be other than live with those of organiz- ed labor. Absolutely nothing bad been prepared by the governments to provide for the fit returned men. "Ail we ask for in a square deal. We ask that from the Federation and from the governments. We come to you tlrst because we know that if the day is not here today it is coming. You must de'lde. Our sympathy is not passive but active. Your Dorara- government will have to come to you. Your provincial government will have to come to you. Remember that there are an old, and a new con- dition looked forward to. That new condition must come through the activities of bodies such as yours! By' reason of experience In service owrteaa.tbe minds of the wage earn- ers broadened out wonderfully. It is up to 'you to say 'We will not sacrifin principle for expendlency.'" Farmers See Day On account of the absence of BoSt .Wood Iz Winnipeg In connection with iho tanners' wheat pool, H. Greenfield of Westlock "extended Proposal Whereby Scheme for Selling Pro- ducts of of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta May Be Financed. WINNIPEG, Jan. Press bulletin today publishes the following: "Plani for the establishment of the co-operative wheat and farm product! selling board for the three prairie prqvincea will be dit- ctnaed by the Manitoba government shortly, according to an an- nouncement by a member of the provincial cabinet today. "The board would be computed of representatives from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta and will be mainly for the disposal of grain. "ft member of the cabinet to bring about government action and revive the co-operative marketing program Instituted by ths federal government In 1918, but it is felt the provincial gov- ernment can do nothing alone. "Whether or not the government would guarantee benda of the trtoard or whether would be sold to farmers wishing to parti- cipate would remain to be dealt with when the subject reaches an organization stage. The would come in on the selling of their products entirely voluntarily. It is estimated that between and would be required to bring about the operation of the scheme." Teachers' A lliance Makes an Appeal to Labor to Help Them Secure Better Remuneration "REGULAR EXERCISE" TORONTO. -tanv ref- ertnca to tha OMMIatory -propen- sities of W. H. Smith, owner of Inglenook PaHc Farm, near Barrie, Ontario, and haarf of the home there tor the wcia! service commiHion of Toronto, Beverley foMwr tupcrintendent of the home, light on tha of tha, home yet- terday befert Judge Benton. He laid Mr. Sihlth kitted the matron upon hit arrival at the home and again on Ma a common form of salutatlnt with J. H. Havener, Smith's oouniel asked. "Regular suggested Mr. anathcr counsel in the case. Mr. Walktay been tupplant- ed by Herbert Smith, a ion of W. H. Smith, Ha atated today that his dismissal followed tvM or three days after he had the matron, Mrs. Wat- ton, Mattd upon W. H. Smith'a In Mr. Smith's bed- room. (Special to The Herald) EDMONTON'. Jan. "W. Bar- Ifrnet.'ngn from the Unitea Farmers of Tho time lie said had come for a from the old order of things found wanting. Governmental insti- nett, Edmonton, aecretary and organ- izer of the Teachers' Alliance of Al berta, in extending greetings to the Alberta Federation of Labor in con- vention referred to the advantages en- lojed by trade unions over the alli- ance IB negotiating wages and condi- tions, the teachers having to nego- tiate with corporations backed by en- tire communities, not only school boards but He asked for the sympathy and assistance ot the federation. "We have in our charge your most treasured posses- sions and have poisiblr an opportun- ity to exert a, stronger influence over the future course of crowing man- hood than have many homes. Our first Ideal Is to provide Uw right kind of teacher. f There are teachers In Alberta, with an average professional life ot but a few years. Noraal schools turn out per year up moff A resolution was adopted asking for provincial legislation to Regulate rents. Holiday for Firemen It was decided to ask for legislation' by the government cited as the fire department hour of the labor act providing that all members of such (Continued on Pago Five.) Wheat ITS AN OUTRAGE San Francisco Socialist Tells tht Truth After He Has a Little Taste MISERY AND SQUALOR IS SEEN EVERYWHERE in the Brooklyn Eagle. of them must sunjdy 450 some ,-_.- teMhers. You for the wattage. The real condition .of the dearth is the Iniquitous conditions under which. they have worked'. Financial Induce- ment is the only way to meet the slt- of today fail to respond to needs of these times. There is a uigi! cf a disintegration of those un- desiro.i! systems of control, a break- ing-down under tlie urgent demands of today. _ After all, tho unrest we today experience is merely a stage in tho evolution to better things. There is an insistent demand for new measures and new men. People are looking to their own nation-wide o ganizationa such as war veteran_, fanners, and labor bodies and herein "lies the hope of overcoming the whole situation. There must however, be a unity of purpose as between labor, farmer and veteran for national ser- vice for all the people. Wo must have fair proportion of representation in municipal, provincial and federal gov- erning bodies. We do not as farm- ers look for moro than that." A "Dry" Greeting H. II. Hull, of Edmonton, of the aocial service council of the province spoke of the wonderful progress of various organizatloni and compli- mented the organised labor movement oh its good works which had the sann ideals before it as tho organization Se represented. He retewed to thi desire-of the provinces to secure con trol from the Dominion government o the natural resources. He claimw the real natural resources of country were the health and living conditions, and the education and pro tectiou of the boy and girl of today who tomorrow must develop thos" natural resources over which there conflict as to control as between the- Dominion and provincial author! The weaker was of the opinion that wa have never had real demo cratic government in Alberta or In the Dominion. We must nut Into every home sufficient renumeratiou to enable the' boys and girls to be pre- pared for the tomorrow. We must create a better homn life and better (conditions or we will never get any- 1 where. J, Spielman, International represer nation by prevailing on scholars to go through high school and unfvers- j ity. Attempts are being made to dis- rupt the alllanca by discrediting the officials. Moro teachers are hung on slim excuses than iff Imagined. Presi-i dent Newlands, of the- alliance also addressed the convention. tatlve of the brewery, flour and cereal Jnlll workers in bringing gr.eeting from across the Imaginary boundary IBM, want exhaustively Into a com- parison of Increases In wages in various walks during the past few years and the Increase of the product to the consumer, presenting statistics .in support of his that high- er wages are not responsible for the high coat of living and charging the present conditions up the avaricious activity of the profiteering class. He claimed that while thousands of work- ers were fighting overseas for the cause of democracy thousands ot had been crtf ted In Am- srica, and that In spreading the open Pacific Coast HasColdSpeD SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. con- tinuation W the preient cold period which began three days ago, brought another killing frost and unusually low temperatures to many sections ot tho state today, endangering ripen lug citrus fruits and truck produce over a vast area, according to United States weather bureau here. LOS ANGELES, Jan. i2.-i-Tempera- tures dropped aa low as twenty-four degrees zero In. the Southern California citrus bolt early today, ac- cording to Ua weather bureau here, but no damage to the orange and lemon cropi waa reported. May wheat hit tha two dollar mark today and who are holding thair grain, or who aold and bought May. contracta art amiling-. The ipot price far No. 1 It which makea the local track price about and is be- ing paid for wagon loada at line elevatora locally. Farmers are of the belief that while wheat will not go to or as it did at the begin- ning of the crop aeason, it will go higher than It is today. They hope to aee it .reach 12.25 mak- ing It worth here. There is considerable wheat atill to be moved out of Southern Alberta while many farmert have left an untold portion of their crop waiting for higher prices. The outlook Is considerably more encouraging than it was a month ago. Trouble on the B.C. section of the Canadian Press wires waa eiperienc- ed this morning owing to heavy snow and sleet at the coast. Inches ot mow fell during the night. Snow al- so (ell at Seattle, and the wires be- tween Vancouver and that .point are down. HALIFAX LADY DEAD HALIFAX, Jan. death oc- curred here of Mrs. Dennft, aged 69. William, H. Dennis, proprietor of the Halifax Herald attd Evening Mall, is a DUMONT MUST DIE WHson To Settle Cork Mayor's Status WASHINGTON, Jan. "Wilson was expected to settle today the controversy v- between tho state and labor deparments as to the act- to the United States of Lord Mayor O'Callaghan of Cork, who arrived at Newport News last week from Ireland, as a stowaway and without a passport. Aftew the state department yester- day had refused to waive the passport regulations and bad ordered the iln- portatlon of O'Callaglian, the labor department declined to recognize the [urisdiction of the secretary of state in tho matter. This situation made necessary some action by the was laid betoro Will Get Into Provincial Field President Brown Tells Convention FEARS PERIOD OF GREAT -DEPRESSION Jan. of, the prafead .Wheat far the marketing of the Canadian grain crop urged, by President J. L. Brown at the opening of the convention of the United Farmers of Manitoba here today. He declared that t: oriels being faced by the mtn on the land, and that he iawthe only hope for relief In the co-operative market ing plan proposed. He urged tns drawing up of a political platform for the provin- cial field to be followed by the farmer candidates. A resolu- tion from the association direc- tora to effect will be present- ed to the convention. Premier Stewart Improving EDMONTON, Jan. Stewart, who was operated on for appendicitis Tuesday morning, was reported in excellent condi- at the hotpltal late Tuesday night. French .Cabinet PARIS, Jan. cabinet of Premier Leygues resigned to- day, following its defeat on 1 vote in the chamber of deputies'. FRENCH CABINET DEFEATED PARIS, Jan. cabinet of, Premier Leygues suffered a de- feat in the chamber of deputies j today. j The vote was on the question of I postponing all Interpellations un- til after the conference of the al- lied premiers set for January 19, the premier- making his demand for such postponment a question of confidence. The government's proposition was defeatsd 463 to Jan. (Can. Press) will be taken at tlie conven- tion which opened today of the Unit- ed Farmers of Manitoba, toward the formulation of a provincial political CUPID, SHUN MACLEOD! platform, "your It was an- nounced by President J. IS. Brown, in Ills opening address, "will offer a re- solution approving the Idea of creat- ing a provincial platform and outlin- ing the steps by which it can be ar rived at In a democratic way." Mr MARRIAGE LICENSE SUPPLY EXHAUSTED Is At End of Resources; Give Country To Reparations Commission LONDON, Jan. trlan government announced to the entente that it is at tho end of and no longer ia in a position to continue, accord- ing to a report which has reached official German quarters, a London Times' dispatch from Ber- lin. The government has'declar- ed Its intention .to retire January 15 and place the administration of the country in the hands of the reparations commission, the dis- Venizelos Is Exile in France Great Statesman Will Never Go Back, Even if Recalled by the King I BEKLI.V, Jan. -jj Russia is robberism; it tolerates inv nrlsonment and execution without trial; it has brought Russia starva? tlon, disease anil death. There is no government. It is a worse autocracy j than the Czar's government and liv- ed there for over 20 years nnder tho Czar and had tho experiences aeces aary to make comparisons." M. SchyrnrtK ,a Socialist of San Francisco, who was recently released from four months' imprisonment in Moscow, made 'this declaration j terday. With his wife, known for 20 years in the United States as a Soc- j iailst worker under the name of Jes- sie 51. Molle. be went to Russia June and attended1 the second con- gress of the third Internationale. Thrown Into Jail The couple were thrown into pris- on on August C bcause they failed to express approval of conditions in Kits- j sla. They were released on Decem- 1 ber 3, after Mrs. SvrarU went on a hunger strike ami sent to Lenlne, Trot- sky anil Tchitcherin notification that she preferred to have her death ad- vertised to the worHing classes of the United States rather than suffer fur- ther hardships at the hands of the Bolshevik, whom she had believed to be tho exponents of justice to the workers until she arrived In Russia. Wife Mrs. Schwartz died at Heval on De- cember 20 from the effects of her lonjc solitary confinement and hunger in soviet prisons, and her husband ia re- turning home- alone to give even worso pictures of conditions In Rus- sia than many of the Italian, British and German delegates ic> the of the third in'ernatiohale' have painted. Schwartz, who is a member of thn 'American' Federation of Labor, sent to Russia by Otto executive secretary of the Socialist party of America, to make a thorough investigation, as ho spoke tho Rus- sian language and know the pre-war conditions. Describing the early part of his visit, he said: Misery and Squalor "Everywhere we went we were met by lir.isa bands and crowds waving red flags, shouting for the soviet gov- ernment. But we dvere not fooled, ire lamk From the moment1 Hied in Petva- ATHENS, Jan. Prem- grad we saw misery, dilapidated build- ings and squalor. Wo suspected that something was vitally wrong, which could not bo explained merely by rev- olution. "I instantly began talking to par- Brown expressed the opinion that a platform which embodied tho views of the association on matters of gov- ernment-and present policy should be adopted only after most careful con- sideration and after Bubmtaston for discussion to every local, Mr. Brown reviewed tho year's work of-tke organization and discuss- ed economic and political issues in an address of some lengtn. The work ot thojtfanltoba co-operative dairies, and ther'taklng of steps toward a wheat pool wer4 he said, notable features of the year's activities. An immense mount of work had been done in (he political Held, which ho said had been most encouraging in its results, "as dent and the case him. showing that the principles of the new Tho lord mayor and his party wore I national :policy have been strongly un- expected here today from New York dprsed by the people of Manitoba and and plans to testify tomorrow before j the commission ot tha committee o one hundred, which is investigate the Irish situation. Friends sai( to have declared that should O'Ca laghan be' ordered deported, they tfould light the ruling in the courts. OTTAWA, Jan. 11. (Canadian is to no Interfer- ence in the sentence of death passed on Hector Dumout at North Du nont is to bo executed on Thursday. TWO TORONTO FATALITIES TORONTO, Jan. the fatalities recorded here yesterday was the death or Hunt from gas poisottliTf, and the bnrilna; of Alfred Slmms, as of a lamp ex- ilosion. shep propaganda classes IT these PHtMIEB'S WIFE IMPROVES ST. JOHN, N. B., Jan. 12.- -The con- Itlon of Mrs. W. E. Foster, wife of Premier Foster, was reported most encouraging laM nlfht and the is be- lieved by the attending physician to the critica PEARCE YOUTH, LOSES PART OF FINGER VERY PECULIAR WAY (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, Jan. glower, who resides at Pearce, met with a peculiar accident Thursday night at the home of Mrs. Zootaman. A party of young people were spending the evening at this home, and among the various amusements Blower was giving an ex- hibition of balancing on his on a table, which had a marble top. Ha had not observed that table had castors on it, and as he balanced him- self the table slipped away. He lanH- wi on the floor, and the marble top fell on his small linger, cnttlng It OS at the flrit joint. It a clean cut, and required no trimming by the profiteering nave succesiralty MTO tiiutaiiimu required no trimming oj toe ooc- irere but lining up to govern stage of pneumonia of which the had tor, only to ba rtdnssed. Thla will TBC7- been Ikeen him qutai few _ us reason to believe that they ara only awaiting the opportunity to declare at the polls that these prin (Cojilcned on cage GREECE MUST SEND EXPORTS TO CONSTANTINOPLE ATHENS, Jan. of foods and meats from Smyrna to Constanti- nople is insisted upon In a note hand- ed Premier Hballis today by Robert Billy, French minister of Greece. This noto IB considered to be a joiint communication from the allied gov- ernments, which have several timca protested against the embargo on ex- ;iorts from Smyrna. (From Our Own Correspondent) MACLEOD, Jan. regis- trar, of vital statistics reports a larger number of births for 1B20 than in 1919. The marriages have not fallen off any, and the deaths recorded are under the previous year's record. A healthy district to live in, and make a home. The past week has been a busy one for the issuers of marriage licenses. Several were called for during the week, and when urday came fpund the town with- out a license. On Sunday a cou- ple drove from a western town to buy a license and get married, but the stock being exhausted, they drove to Lethbridge and af- ter some trouble obtained the necessary and returned to Macleod, and are now safely and happily keeping house. KAISERIN'S CONDITION GROWS STEADILY WORSE ier Venlzelos will not return to sons of all classes anil broke away Greece, even if be should be recalled i from onr Bolshevik conductors, who by King Constantino, dedaros M. j were showing us only what they want> Slmos, proprietor of tho newspaper' Gil us to see. I soon found that that Patris, who writes from Nice, an- shouting crowds had to shout cr nouucing tho withdrawal of M. Ven- their food ration be rcducfid izolos. from public life. or entirely taken away. I can "It is time." writes II. Simos, "that fully say that I never talked with a the fact be definitely understood by single person, outside of officials who his adherents and his adversaries tbat had a good word to say for the soviet the work of M. Venlzelos now belongs government." to history. There is no hope that he can save his work or Greece from de- struction. All hu is do Is to sob in a hidden corner fo France." RETURNED MEN TO GET MEDICAL AID DOORN, Jan. The condition of Augusta Victoria, former onipi-oss of Germany, is becoming steadily worso as her physical power of resistance is declining, said an official statement issued last night by the attending phy- sicians. Attack5 ot heart failure. TORONTO, .Ian. I'oimoction with tho rorent order-in-coun'nl by which all former members ol' tlnj Canadian overseas forces who arc un- employed and in nestl 01 aUc-iuiui! :ire to foe jriven medical and surgical treatment free of charge until March next. ,T.- M. Ijettlefoii, medical director, D. unit of [ho department of soldiora' civil iu Likes Ingersolls Liphnrdt's Jewelry Store Bur- glarized and Thirty F'amuMs Watches Taken an interview here today, said that Ids (Special to The FERNIB, Jan. The hold up ref- er again broken out in the town ilepnrtment was troaiing about nini thousand soidiera now ilud tiiis nuni- will IIP increased to about Llplmrdl's jewelry store as a resiiii, 01. tho order. OTTAWA MAYOR'S ELECTION CONFIRMED from which ..the. former empress been suffering have been increasing in number anil violence Ihe statement say.g. INTERNATIONA I, LABOR BURE4U MEETS, GEiNEVA ALBANIAN THRONE Not FOR GREEK PRINCE ATHENS. Jan. Conitantine denied yesterday tbat ChriXophnr had boon offered the Albanian thronor s OKNBVA, Jan. The s.ixlh ses- sion of the International labor opened here yesterday, a French dele- gate acting as chairman ,of tho meet- ing. Luring Clirlstio, a legal advisor of the department of external affairs Ic the Canadian government is at- tending the session as the representa- tive of the Dominion In piaco of Hon. G. D. Robertson, minister of labor, WBO owlnR to the pressure of otber wax unable to come, to Ceneva. I was broken into last night and silver burglarized to tho extent of Tlie robbers seemod to have had a penchant for Ingersoll watches, hav- ing taken thirty of these, together with a gold Elgin watch and a few watchos tbat were left on the worK bench lor repairs. election of A considerable quantity of Commun- ity silverware .was also appropriated along with some stick scarf pins LM cut links. Sntrance to tho store waa effecti5d by way of the coal chute to tho cellar OTTAWA K. Pl.'inf TIE; mayor uf Ottawa has been ctw.'irnied thi? re-count ,'A'hich was concluded bel'oro Judge Gunu j hero last night, and the'final decision i given Mr. Plant a nnijority or 21 over Joseph Kent. Tho count us given on election nteht showed Mr. I'Mant'n ma- jority (i, ami Mr. Kent applied for a. ctmnt. KITCHENER MAYOR STICKS KITCHENER, Ont., Jan. Hohlcnder's majority over A. K. Coch- rano in the recent mayoralty contest in Waterloo, wua increased yesterday by ono vote, or a majority of three. In a re-count of the ballots on New Year's Day, tho result of ths re-count bolng 405 vntiw for Mayor Boblaniler and 402 for Mr. Cochraue. .from where the marauders got to work shop at the rear of the store by prying up the trap door which wag held down by two slide bolts. These facts would Indicate that the per- petrators of the deed wero acqnalnteA with tho premises and (he kind of goods taken Indicates novices at tha traiin. The robbery was not discovered ire. til this mnrnlng, when the store was opened for business. Tho police have, as yet, no clue to follow, but it Is probable that tbn guilty parties will bo ferreted out tore many moons pass. ;