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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XHI. FOURTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 1920 FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER 35 IT i? A iv Cleavage in U. r. A. Bodies icersto Quit Crerar's Advice to the Farmers in Convention at Calgary "THE NEXT PREMIER" WILDLY GREETED (From Our Staff Correspondent.) CALGARY, Jan. H. Green- field, president of the convention, caused a'rcene of enthmiasm at the ILF.A. convention Wednesday when he said T. A. Crerar was des- tined to be the next premier of Canada. Mr. Greenfield believed going into provincial action grasping at the shadow for the cubstancs. This statement vwas also warmly Seed Wheat to be Sold at to Farmers in the Drouth Area CALGARY, Jan. fed- eral government has been' asked by A. E. Wilton, Dominion iced purchasing commissioner, who Is working In harmony with the goV- ernmenti of Alberta and Saskatch- ewan, to authorize the Canada wheat board to reduce the price on whtat required for seeding purposes by. the farmers of the drought districts In Alberta and Saskatchewan to a bushel, Fort William, or 40 cents a bushel less th'an the fixed price. If this recommendation Ii approved, It will mean an estimated.saving to the of dry districts of Al- berta and Saskatchewan of from to Mr. Wilson informed the Canadian Press that he had made this recom- mendation to the Dominion govern- ment following a conference with the Canada wheat board in Winnipeg. The conference was attended hy Mi', j Wilson. II. A. Craig, deputy minister; of agriculture. Alberta; and a repre-j ____ sentatlve of the Saskatchewan gov-j Jlriiiili Columbia Farmers', loid lhe i eminent. Mr. Wilson Mr. Craig j that his people hoped lo j arrived Calgaiy'oE at-j he in line with liie resl ot the conn-. ternoon. try when the farmers opened their It was announced by Wilson We drive on Ottawa. lirilish-Colum- lhat the Canada wheat board agreed also warmly approved. Vice-President Humphrcj- of Ihe for distribution In Alberta. The bal- i anco Is stored at Moose Jaw and Sas- katoon. The bushels of wheat 1 purchased by tho commission was sec- lured of 52.30 a bushel, Kort William. If (his wheat Is distributed I at J2.40 a i bushels which were aotd before the re- L cent increase in the price of j It will result In a saving of to i the farmers of the dry districts of Al- bcrta nnd Saskatchewan. In addition lo Ihis, wheat is to he held and dls- tributed from country elevators, which will bring tho saving to more than OPPOSED VACCINATION NOW HAS SMALLPOX TORONTO, Jan. Sain Hydlns, who as n member cf the local board of health, strongly opposed compulsory vaccination when pro- vincial board flt health was trying to compel the council of Toronto to order it; was removed from his home to ILu Swiss Cottage hospital yesterday as a smallpox Al- derman Kyoing had not been tor several days und this nmrntng hio case dtitgnoltd vas smallpox. U.F. APoliticalBodyFaresBadly; Farmers to go Into Alberta as Well As Federal Politics, Is Decision GYPSY WOMEN WERE LOADED UP WITH MONEY MONTREAL, Jan. ing from'tbelr clothing money to the of six thousand dol- lars in denominations of all kinds from one dollar to one hundred dollar blllf, flypsy women In the police court yesterday provided the necessary bail for two men of their 2nd Frank De- mlriro, oh charges of assault and theft. I Wood Makes Sweep; Almost Unanimously Re-elected President MERCURY DROPPED TO 28 BELOW The thermometer went one degree colder last night than the night beiore, recording 'JS below. At 7 o'clock this morn- ing ibe class registered ?2 be- low. Last year on Ihe 22nd the temperature was 8 above, lint las: year was a mild wrhler, tho cold weather not starting until March 3rd, when Iho glass went down to 35 below. The coldest day this winter, so far, President Wood Wins Signal Victory in Big Hot Debate on Political the Polit- ical President, Deals With to Have Opposition for Presidency from Can- didate Favorable to Distinct Political Action. lilvi liad nearly organized farm- ho said. Mr. Orcrar in his address advised to hold the present' stocks of wheat in Hie country .elevators..ot the dry districts until all seed. requirements tlia farmers not to enter provincial are filled. Assurances were given by inilitics for the reason that manv pco-l Canada wheat; hoard that, If. tho leedtessly antagonized i Homlnlon sped purchasing comnifs- nielli IB n tn their federal cause. Referring to military service, ho eaid: don't guns arid forls and compuisory slon and the- governments of Alberta and lSaskatcuetfari! would the seed requirements. ascertain sufficient military training in this country. We wheat would lie held to Sll the de- don't want a naval policy brought ninnd. down and thrust "jpon us." The seed- purchasing commission, llcferrlng to tlio railways, Mr. Cre- said .railway 'promotion in Ihe jwst has been productive of jobbers- corruption. The national rail- fhouUl be revalued and placed n new basis, the deficit written off to thb debt of Canada, and the i-ysiein jtlp.ccd .on a footing to ci Mr. .said, purchased (By ,1 Stalf Correspondent.) CALGARY, Jan. H. W. Wood of the United Farm- ers of Alberta wss vindicated In his political action policy this morning when was re-elected for 3 fifth year term by a vote of t.Q 202 over Archibald Mulr, of Provost, candidate of the fac- _ tlon supporting the U.F.A. politi- cal executive In its fight" to con-. tlnue control of the-political de-' partment of the farmers' organi- zation without interference from the central executive body. The vole was about as had been ex- bushels of wheat- this season, of which peeled. In his speech of acceptance bushels arc stored In Calgary jjlr. Wood declared that in matters of PROTEST CLOSING OF the com- FAIHS AND MARKETS T1PPERAHY. .Ian. English policy a certain freedom would neces- sarily have to he accorded him or. lie would hfilie the name of leader which had been conferred upon him by the between tho industrial election. irt'j with other systems. Speaking I parliamentary labor delegation which ilio tariff, Mr. Crerar said: "Pro-; visited this city yesterday talked with 1 nnlj Political bodies, while on the sur- Isctloii has heeii the most fruitful j focal officials oE trades unions vvho'facc apparently settled, lias left an protested lo them against the mill- i undercurrent among Jho farmers and tnry closing tho fairs and wi11 beard of it before the They declared that this action had in- j convention ends. It appears the poll. source vl corruption in the country.'' DEMAND UNION OF ALL SYRIANS CAillO, Jan. newspaper Aimokattans, of Damascus, under date .latmary 17, reports dcmonstra-: lion hy persons id Damascus having demanded a union oil'all Syrians with complete independent for their country. Kmil Keistvl, son of the King of. Hcdjar, in a .speech the union already was asEiircd mid that we would accept complete for Syria. creased the cosfo! living 125 per cent, itlca1' eseculivo entered into an and tfla'. it., was causing immense hardships to the poor. IRON MOULDERS AT MANCHESTER OEASE STRIKE MANCHKSTHH, Jan. iron moulders whifhave been on strike for Increases since last Scpiember luciay by a vole of to 11.262 de- cided to return to worfc. Weight CALLING RIVER, JUST ,A MEflE 63 BELOW EDMONTON, Jan. the mercury down to 42 degrees below zero at 10 o'clock this morning, Edmonton is experiencing its cold- est day ,in two years. January, 1918, saw the thermometer down one degree further. While Erfmooton' may think it chilly, the -entire north country it having a real cold map. Catl- ing River reports a mere 63 de- grees below zero. ten Tosses Hat Into the Ring Against The Farmers' Tariff ar- Jn de- pendent, organ of the Dominion Labor parts', lo use that paper for the spread of. U.FvA. political propaganda. Tho transaction 'involved lhe political exec- utive in certain financial obligations. Now that the political body has been Itroctlcally shorn of power, it stands iii ft nHher insidlons position with re- spect to the Western Independent, and Ihis matter will havo lo be clear- ed up by Ihc convenlion. A reopen- ing of the old sores is looked for, but there Is no doubt lhat whatever Mr. Wood may advocate as a solution will he adopted. Balloling for directors took placo just prior to lhe noon recess. Those fti lhe field are: II. Greenfield, West lock; 0. H, Harris, Oyen; A. llnir, Pro vest; Geo. t'. Root, Wotaskiwin; S S. Sears, Nanlon; Rice Shepherd jfiwlfif RECi o- Is Advocate of Investigation and Not Favorable to Manufac- turers Hiding Ktshind Protective Duties QUKI1KC, Jan-; .tho Us csUitHshnient hero. There are sonic who differ as to what Is the requirement. To that I say, 'como and let us Investigate. Let us get the Hiiniiiging Kcport Of An On (ifets and dccWo upon tiio fads." "There are others, one political liany, possibly two, but one political parly fulMledgeil and on the march, who would submarine our tario Soldiers Sclflcmcnt by a Cabinet Minister TOISONTO, Jnn. Comtlllnra I tarllt at the banquet of Iho Canaillnn (whole fiscal system, who would Icgls- ___ ___ ______...... JJnot and Shoo Association last night, late first and then count the To i In connection with ib Hon. Arthur Melglicn, minister of tho j such n party, of course, inquiry has no soldicis' seKlcmiait are very bad, :ic Interior, satd: n and no purpose. With them "In seekinfj the biggest share of the BO far as I am I engage the world's business tbat Canada could yssue. If this whole thing has to bo cording lo a report presented lo th Ontario catmet yesterday by Lhu' the tariff was al- 1 thresher! out ngaln, let it bn done nnd ier Col. L. U. Camiichacl, D.S.O., mini portfolio In the M mile Jloseecs among lhe farm-! rendy and able lo lead i One of (he Hydrants Was FrOZ- pulh ICdmputon, and F. W. Kmilh, of I edgewick. The- Jailer in his sddreFi to" the j onvention said the farmers' political I lavement, had shown (here were "a! ol of mile Jloseecs" among lhe farm-! rs rendy and able lo lead 'anada. out'of political darkness. In with the proposal of 13omiiiion seed commit-! to sell seed wheat to j fie farmers In the drought areas of, j "ouUiecn Alberta and Saskatchewan, j fie' convention passed the following osolulion unanimously: action .iakeir. by K. seel grain commissioner. tegina, in attempting to get n reduc- toh.jn Ihe price of seed wheat sold n fanners at country elevators In lhe ricd out areas from the present price (From a Staff Correspondent) until March 3rd, when iho glass CALGARY, Jan. United Favmers of Alberta S5le.X Jfmain inpolitics and they will be in both the Federal was on Dec. loih last, when voul-J state fnn nt tlin proiiosal to pay them u ittio less for their imrlicipatton ccrtl- icatcs in order Dial Insa fortunate arniers aided to secure their supply of seefl somewhat, more cheap- y. Their generosity was roundly ap- plauded liy delegates from the south. wind dropped and lhat it was practi- Wood's election Is a foregone were heard In favor of and cally calm, in all probability lhe block would have suffered considerably conohistoii, but the strength displayed i the resolution, Mr. Herbert more. The imilflitiss, owned by {or it is all opfin sccrct Novario and Trabacnttc, vrc-rc destroy- tl.erc arc many scattered members of ei to the extent of ahnut on lhe who are anxious to was Insurance The oust the man who has beer, president which stock of Jewelry owned by S. Trono, ,or four ycars bolh for his jut luur ituin lur n.s ituair.ict ,SS cn political opinions and for his connect- distinct heads at the top. mk- at and on this slock lhe owner j0113 wm, [nc Canada Wheat Hoard, j no a" n monsiroslly like the uesllon of the convention" that seemed to sum up the opinion of all. Mr. Ilaker of Xcmiscain declared (hat the idea of having- nil tiou based on the U. P. A. locals, with a carried It is generally thought that the fire was caused by an overheated stove in the jewelry store. Will Attempt to Establish a Gov- ernment to Succeed That of Kolchak CANDLES AROUND CASKET SET FIRE TO DRAPERIES FOUR PERSONS BURNED QUEBEC, Jan. per- sons were burned to death nt 1 o'clock tills morning at St. Ray- mond, Port Neuf, when home of Charlemagne Page was destroy- ed hy fire. Mr. Page's mother dlerj yesterday and the body lyiiig in stale when candles set Ore to the draperies. The three diiughters'of lhe dead woman and her nephew, aged nine years, were asleep upstairs and could not be reached in time to save them. The afternoon's session was marked! calf, hut the, only thing by :i tenseness of tho hie gathering itllnt te rtonc wilh woii'rt which Indlcaled clearly that the cruc- lo U decent burial, lie therefore lal point of the convention proceed- Presented an amendment lo tho mollon ings had been reached. the old I lalcr became a subsllUUe mot- anil ho.iry resolutions about the grad-.loll> ils follows: IngS and'lhe marketing ot wheat had "VVhercan Ihc U. I-'. A. was crcnlod been gotten out of the way and organizulion for cducallonal, social stage was all set for clearing Ihc air' OTtl economic jinrposca and has most universally lo Tin an Instntment. well done, mid let tho people once nient, ivho Kns Investigated condition nnd thnt the government was pledged .Tgain decide.. One thing isiire, ni the request of the govern- an inquiry with a vluw to tariff re- i the burden on thfa country wo rncnt. vfslon." He them ihat thoy mufet have revenue, nnd wo must havo So bad nre the conditions that Col. not expect a tarlft'lhst could lie huainess or everybody Is going to suf- j winds up his report with for exploitation nor could they_ for. the significant stntenient: coiv Irol of' nriirlirilshevikl ucimties in Enslcrn Kilioi'ia lias been assumed by 1 (leneral Sn.inciniff. wao lias in comtnaiLil nf Hie forces eriTl ot Laka Tlalkal. Ii in assured he will alUiniiH lo a Muvcrnment lo succeed ilun Adrnirul Koldiak. which pel-ins I-) have diasolved when Us Iroops WFst of, Krasnos'arrk. A-imii'al liolchak is he- lievcd to be under arrest at Vcrknie- Udilifk. n small lown 240 miles west of Irklllsk. rossack cliief.i and garrison com- manders under the direct supervision of General llorvalli in Kastern havo been notified hy Gen. Scmonoff To Engaged With of Iho now regime the latter lias FBI lip but no advices have been receiver! j blrcnglhcning (he indJcaling Ibe of support given il. Its report reflect? a i-aliicr seriong filiation at llaikal Misov.ihi. in trans-llaikalia, where Semenoff sol- diers have clashed with Czechoslovak forces. of the political action pall which lias Inlliiencc along thes, I Hues in the development of our prvo inre. j "An-j whereas wo helievc it Is esseu- i Hal thnt (he full strength anil offli'- iency of our orsaiilxatlon he preserved and that the executive raid boani 1 r-houid hflve iierfect freedom in work- Ing nut nil purposes for which our or- canfra'ion was created j "lie It therefore ra.-olvcd that the pnivsi-s am! duties of (he cxccutrve f.nJ the board of the T. F. A. continue Hakcr, Indian Reserve as in tho nnsi. rncognizinK no other Employee, Passes Awiv a( anthortiy than this convention In all Victim of Cancer Aiinir- "I-n MACLEOD, Jan. Jiaclttxl peo- pie were startled Wednesrtav morning lo learn that Hngh V. or Capl eiincatlonal, social, economic, and oilier propaganda work of whatever character, nnd further thai they advlsi and assist ail federal district boards [in whatever way may he necessary In I cnrrvlng out all legislative work of (ho i riH ,a Pollt F- s- "cnr> Bnw declared p expect a tariff behind which they "Speaking In the city of Quebec, lot' "I have Hltlo hpsitation In saying could ahcller In ease ami lethargy, mo say that for myself 1 will welcome The best they could expect would be a contest whatever f.hc result, where that would give them a. there can be no provincial sectarian that if something la not done to relieve Ihc situation wo will have recruits for our insnno nsyluma from lhe colony." Kaputikiislng is tho northern reasonable advantage for Canada's com plication n. p There cnn be no raco business, lo? rollfilaua Uiiglc- to (he question o{ j iarlo location ciiosen by the !dio cf course, must he revenue or commercial volley. Per-! Hearst government ntf a soldier sel- timnlft. They must not bo mere exnt- haps the beat thing thfet could happen j llement colony and 101 settlers woro ic.n, thoy must depend mnlnly on our to us would be a contest where there j established there.- settler was fiS nnd cognnle Industries would be no argnment thai conlrl aji- entitled to a grant of one hunircd for their material. "So far an I know, all our Industries are of that class to- day. I do not tlilnk there are many men of responsibility lo this country would 'knowingly wipe out or mark down a. tariff if they knew peal to west or cast but thai could not j acres of In ml nnd the government was appeal to all "Canada la a real thcro (3 a rail democracy on earth. All men all woincn have equal voice, when the time Yomea it will do that to do EO was to cither drive such jus all good tovthink thjs thing out nntl an-Industry, from Canada or lo pro- decide on If." to pay toward clearing tho llrst ten kcres. Horses and were to bo loaned to Tho land la difficult lo clear, H i'd with moss. The timber IR Mnall and not suitable for pulp wood as hail boon hoped Pcrfurlwd lion and further trealment. re-] InrnhiR homo lie took up his work in AMBHOXGEX, Holland, Jan. Associaled the diplomats of Ihe great powers Eire oc- and was bright, happy and always 1-eKinB advices would seem lo Indl-: cupying themselves wilh a demaTid lecnns fine. Ten ago ho and cate Ihal den. Heinenofl hs-.a compara- for his surrender for Irial, former his wife removed lo Macleod for a lU'Cly tow IrooiH and lhat Ihey arc pcror William of Germany, as far ns rest, in preparation for Iho apparently illsnrRaiiized. llecent ofticiai which had been taken in thai phasr- of the work. lie quoted Presi- dent Wood as having said at Fort Has- katchcwiin, however, that he tud ah- to do with the pollt- llioae outside Uentlnck C.istl .e- learn, roinalns unperturbed. SMSOII on lhe re Ihe spring. Only a few ical executive. President Wood Speaks At Ihls point President Wood rose.. He received a tremendous ovation. he "It Is noisy hut the partment, where ha had been a (alth- He Is working hard dally with werf 'ormca there nothing' to bin- CAt.QABY, Jan, af- ternoon issalon of tlie U.F.W.A. convention on Wednesday, Mrs. Sears, of Nantftri, WJA elected president over Mrs. Geo. F. Root, if Wetashiwln labor< Ihero Is no apparent whatever] was married four years ago to Miss' that he intends either to return to Etta Ucrnoy. of.Macleod. who la lett Germany or to surrender lo mourn lhe losa of a'devoted bus- lo the allle's. band. I. lrn0aC (51, thoi' cams organized a central pel- on I'aSo ;