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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBUIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1915 MINERS DEFY New Leader Mani toba Conservatives i n Strikers Subject to Heavy jo p w Fine Under the New Munitions Act Teutons Again Active in New Drive Which Russians Say is Successful London, July IB.-Out ol the vari- 'ous manifestations, of unrest in the British labor field shown since the ol the war, there developed today what may prove, unless an early solution is found, one of the most serious strikes in the history of the country. Store than men1 have laid down their tools, thereby shutting down .virtually all the mines in the Welsh coal fields which supply steam coal lor the BriUsii Jiavy. The British government, using lor the first time the authority granted by the so-called munitions measure, ruled that the miners must not strike, a proclamation to this effect having been issued yesterday. Tho miners' answer to this was to go on slfiKe. Although subject to a heavy fine daily for this striking, and 'though urged by their leaders to allow their demand''for higher pay to be arbi- trated, the miners threw aside all Moose .law, Sask., July P Grten, hon. secretary of tHe Grain Growers' Association ot Saskatchewan, died in the lloyal Victoria Hospital, M'on- treal, between Monday and Tuesday, after a lingering ill- ness contracted some months JSHo was ono of the founders of the Groin Growers Asso- ciation. He made H consider- able lortune in 'Moose real estate, 15.-.U1 German Says Prasnysz Falls urt-s" nor.licrn Poland (luring I'rasuys, has been la.en by Gor. last Hire? ilavs have resulted General Sir Ian Hamilton Holding a conference! as to the ways and means T of forcing tho Dardanelles with Captain FHzmaunce on the bridge of H.M.b. Triumph. Premier Borden Attends British Cabinet Meeting London, July the invita- tion of Premier Asqulth, Sir Robert Refuses Kelly an Injunction Horden attended the British cabinet meeting. It was the first time a min- has joined men ---..---o. me uiiiiiQralions of a British cab- tlie mines, 'hut leaving idle the mine jnct Sir Kobert also visited the ad- miralty and war office, conferring .with the authorities there. trated, the miners threw aside all meeting. It was the first time advice and today refused to take up jster [rom the Dominion has their picks, thus-uot only stopping, deliberations of a Briti! 11._ lllli, fill- mini! alcn visitpd railways and some ships coat transportation. By the act, the government is em- powered to check the strike forth- with, but it is a puzzling problem how the authorized under the munitions measure, are to bs gra od. No, rioting' in the strike zone has sou been reported. The. mill's leaders have called conference in the' hope of reaching settlement "and whole country Chronicle says this morning "The outlook in south Wales is distinctly rave. The executive body of tho south Wales miners' federation ap- pears to be hopelessly divided.and a new conference of delegates has been seemen watching the outcome, of the case, ..which is, to be a test of the govern- ment's power to force labor to arbi- .trate in the of the men s con-. ttntion though riot o leaders, that having made their demands, there is nothing to arbitrate.. Take Over Reserves July The. British Ad- miralty has taken over ail the re- serve supplies of coal. Outlook Grave London, July 15. The summoned by telegraph to take place today. "Ko instructions, however, have been issued by the executive body, cancelling the order, to the men to strike today and it is considered al- Nanton, Alta.. July tornado passed through the Sunset district, 12 miles west of town, abo.ut 3 o'clock afternoon, which did considerable most' certain therefore, pavt of the coal fields will be idle today." DESTRUCTION AT SEA London, July given out in Berlin show the sinking of 43 merchant vessels by German submar- Daily ines during the month June.' TWO ALBERTA POLITICIANS, ONE GRIT AND ONE TORY, SUPPORT THE LIQUOR ACT .testing of the law at the polls. "It has tieeu definitely proved in my distrjetHhat hotels can be run weir and profitably without the bar in connection.. It .can be done, if the right kind of men .are running tlie hotels and if they do not demand ex- orbitant profits.'There are hotels in Cardston, Raymond, Stirling and U'arner iieing. run successfully on thi: basis. "In the past the liquor men "The spirit, of Hie age is against the saloon. The man who sells liquor prevs upon the weak and fattens up- on'tlie imperfections condi- tion at Cardston and that if we get this, new act our district will i bo WOOII WCIlli UII tiu ouutv tllal some people brought liquor into his district from Lethbridge. He in- stanced the c'ase of three boys who ordered wluske) from it wholesale house here and the- police at Cards ton seized it when it .came through member for ac- cepted (he leadership of the Manitoba Conservatives. He at first refused, but under pres- sure by all the party was in- duced to accept. Winnipeg, Man., July Judgt Prendergast this morning dismissed the application of Ed- ward Anderson. K.C., counsel for Thomas Kelly Sons., contract- ors, for an injunction to restrain the Mathers commission from compelling .the attendance of Kelly before the Royal Commis- sion to give evidence and to pro- duce documents. The case will be appealed. damage, as well as giving the iuhabj. itants of the district a bad -r The Sunset sehoolhouse was lifted 50 feet from its foundations, and was twisted around, so that it now faces north instead of east. The front of the in as if by building bomb. was crushed The building was unoccupied, it being holiday time, and no one was hurt. The farm buildings of Percy Lqree, half a mile south of the school, with the exception of the house, were lev- eled by the storm. The barn was strewn" all over the prairie. No per- son was hurt here, either. Sent Poisoned Candy, Charged With Murder Edmonton, July AVil- lard, mail carrier between Wahamum and Lac Ste Anne, north-west of.this city, this afternoon was committed for 'trial on a charge of murder in having sent poisoned candy through the mail, causing the death of Ralph Fowler. The provincial, analyst tes- itilicd to having large quan- tity, of strychnine in the stomach 01 the dead man and in-a box ot choc- olates from which he had eaten and which were addressed to another George Fowlie. Dr. O Re- vell. of the "University of Alberta, testified that the of the ad- dress on the chocolates corresponded in letter formation with, ..the signa- ture of the accused (ES PKIIOU.S. London, July 'Amster- dam dispatch says Austria has ad- dressed a note to the .United against the enormous shipments of war ma- terial'to the which the dual monarchy is cut off. the last Ihm ilavs have resulted "n niauy'almostat the inception of what failure, the war .itfice announces. The appears to be a new dri e aWar CIIMIIV is slated to have sultcrcd se- saw Irom the north. Ihe official men i is M.UMI MI I statement from Berlin announces Ibe ,rn, -s I James- AiUin, Ftd.r.1 tint direction may be imminent, i and the heights of Olwauka, north- Russians admit uerman offensive has! east of Suwalki stormed. in one section where the Bus- French Claim Success Winnipeg, July j II GO 10 JAIL Que., July Mayor Mederic Martin and Con- trollers Thomas Cote and E. Nap- oleon Hebert were declared "in' contempt of court" and condemn- ed to .pay a fine of each and to be imprisoned for sixty days "in the common jail of this dis- unless cause to the con- trary be shown by the respond- ents in the practice court on Fri- day, accordoing to a ruling hand- ed down today by Mr. Justice Pan- neton. The ruling is in connec- tion with the action of these three of the five members of the Board of Control, in adopting, in spite of an injunction having been served restraining them from consideration of any tramway- matters, an agreement extending the franchise of. the Montreal Tramways Co. MANITOBA ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT SOON Winnipeg, July no an- nouncement has been .made yet of the precise date, of the Manitoba provin- cial elections, every one knows such s imminent, and the usual guesses are current. It may he assumed that the date will be not later than Aug- ust 10, as .harvesting operations oth- REPORT BIG STRIKE ATKRUPP WORKS Geneva, Switzerland, via Paris, July The report has reached Basel 'that a big strike is threatened at. the.. Krupp works at Esseii, Ger- many, the movement being headed by the union of metallurgical workers and the association of mechanics. They demand higher wages because the cost of living, and hours because of the great strain un- der which they work, the reports say. The workmen, according to these advices, are in an angry mood, and tlie destruction- of machin- Aubrey White Dies Suddenly support ol the liquor act voted upon next VUdnesda) Woolf, Liberal m-mbcj for Caidston in fie legl-latine m a stirring spre-li toil! of the success of the tunpeiancc hotils in his part of the prounce md Dr Stanley Gomel va tive member from High River made an eloquent appeal on behalf of pro- hibition Dr. Rivers presided at-the meeting 'and in his introduction of the speak- cis drew attention to the opposed political of the two members Tins question howem he said ib not one of politics but of prm ciplc He introduced Mjitin Woolf as the onlj member for a local op tion district m Alberta Temperance Success MU Woolt gave a brief hlslorj of tho success of cause in the Cardslon district. Twelve sears ago he said the people of that district in the face of appirent- lv insurmountable difficulties had c at in a local option petition to the ftuma legislature and had voted up on the question The first vole was protestoJ H gave a majority of 3-5 of the poll The next vote gave I o of a majority J-or 11 >eais tlfis loctl option law has been maintain cd and the llauor men hate never kud the" to attempt the con- Now the piienls of the hovs wero entering iction against the whole saler for selling liquor to minors 'The business said Mr. Hoolf ilw ijs advertises his goods The 'manufacturer advertises his wares, and the farmers at our fall Uns will compete in their exhibits of grains. Did you ever sei the sa loon meii advertising their product 1 would like to. sec the hotel men here comnetc it the fall fair in their finished product What a it would be One man out of every five goes wrong llirough liquor If a man with a family of boys votes for tho wets Wednesday he votes to have somebody's boy go .wrong In 1914 the people jf Alberta spent 000 000 over the hir f ve times as 'much as .was spent for public works in the province, and thirteen times as much as was spent for educatioi Call For Fleet of 10000 Airships London. July the slogan, 'Win the .war from the English aeronautical men today-: 'launched a movement for the creation of a .min- istry of aviation, and tbe building of a fleet of aeroplanes to deluge the German ammunition works and supply routes with bombsv _ ALASKA SWEATERS IN TEMPERATURE OF 100 Juneau, heat during the last ten days has caused weattieV conditions hitherto unknown to the oldest white and na- tive inhabitants of southern Alaska; Thp weather bureau thermometer lias registered as high as 90 degrees in the shade, and the 100. degree mark has been reached in street thermo- 138% 107 To show the immense profits in the LATE. AUBREY WHITE, C.M.O. Toronto. Qnt., July White, C.M.G.. deputy minister of Crown lands of the Ontario govern- ment, died suddenly Tuesday evening at his summer home at Muskoka Lakes. He was a oast Grand Master ot the Masonic Order. MARKETS _____ ...jettled; with showers tool thunderstorms in 111 une secuou wuere uu- r forces retired to t-licir second The German drive at French lines positions. Apparently tbe same in Ar-sonne 1ms liccn followed by at-. iperalions, however, were alluded to j tempts on the part 01 the rcnch to n the most recent German ollioial regain lost. gniund. 1 he latest re- ramimmicatioii as rcsullins in local ports from Pans claim partial suc- IUCCCSSBS. I i'l tlle erfort- envisc- would interfere. There must be nineteen clear clays after .the .dis- solution and the issue of writs. It this took place tomorrow, the earliesn date would therefore be August 4. A' wood guess seems to be that an an- nouncement will be made Saturday or Monday, with the date set front Aug. 5 to 7. Two Hundred Farmers Visit Experimental Farm Two hundred farmers from the towns beuveen Lethbridge arid .Medi- cine Hat invaded the' city today on the occasion of the farmers' excur- sion to the Experimental farm.. The special, consisting of six coaches, ar- rived in the city this morning at 11.10 and those excursionists who wished to take in the town came; in on it. Some of them went to the farm our the day, while some stayed till the train nulled out at .4.30 this af- ternoon. The greater number stayed at the farm, however, where they were entertained by Prof TV H Fair field and his staff, who showed them over th rariri. Luncheon was serv over i. ed on the beautiful lawn in. front of Mr. Pairfield's house. erj- unless their demands are, granted immediately, as they have been put off for three months with promises. Advices, add that several high offi- cials have arrived at the Krupp plant in an effort to' straighten out matters and calm the.. workers, and that Bertha Kr.upp is expected to visit thu plant and 'use her influence with the workers'. The Frankfort Gazette, according to news reaching BaccI, has waniei the administration of the Krupp plant of the seriousness of the situation. Great interest has been and advised that the demands be meeting which is to take place ;ranted. I tomorrow evening at the Majestic In the meanwhile, the reports state, theatre ami aj %unch the speakers several regiments have been movett be the Hon C A Windle, the I well known Chicago orator and Ben H. Spence, of Toronto, who is one of the foremost men in -the .temper- ance ranks in Ontario. -The meetinr The excursion train which left-the" Hat lit 7 o'clock this mornln's, car-' 'ried-.-on'iy about .fifteen -people from that city. On the way west, the .train rapidly filled up, a few farmers get- ting, on at all the stops. At Tabor a particularly large crowd got on the train. There is no doubt that the farm- ers went away delighted with.their in- spection of the wonderful farm, and full of new ideas which .they can ap- ph to their own particular and the trip is certain to be product- ive of great results Another excursion will visit the ;JiX. perimental tarm on Saturday This tiara sta'ts at Calgary in the morn- ing and '.vll! proceed down the Alder- syde line Much Merest in Joint Meeting to the, vicinity of the works.. CLAIMING GALLIPOLI ADVANCE London, 'July Two hills de- fending Krithia, on the Gallipoli peninsula, were occupied by troops of the entente allies after four as- saults on Monday last, according to Athens advices received in London. Constantinople, reporting the same engagements, say the .-.Klied attacks in which warships supported the troops' were repulsed with heavy losses. was arranged by the committee u. citizens wiio are opposed to the.new Winnipeg, July reprewnt- liquor act, and in response to the in- atjves of the Conservative party in vitatioi, of this sup- Manltoba who alc convention, ap- Spence to debate tht prohibition proved todaj of the incorporation in question with llr Windle i their platlorm of a pledge that preside and Discharge Single Men to Give Them Chance to Enlist mm m Mayor Hardie will there is ever) prospect of a crowd being in attendance. great row eng n a. Charges have bMn picfcired in the 1- returned to power they, shall :at orico put into effect the Hugh John .Mac- donald Liquor legislation of 1900, uonaiu utquui. uniiiKub no referendum and no provision press of the province and by lts Thete was objection ers on the platform that Mr Windle Qn tnati this made it Ini- is pro-Cicrman in ins svmpatlues The citizens' committee opposed, to liquor act brought the charges liquor act me m-iigf uv Mr. Windle's attention and asked him for a statement and in reph he declared emphaticallj that his sympathies were not pro-German His'telegram was as follows Citizens' Committee, am not pro-German I have no German blood Mv ancestors were Irish. A fannl} connection is now president''of Dublin univeisit) The terrible Lusitama tragedy aroused my horror and furv I have nevel ex- pressed nor felt nrn-RBrman senti- ments. The article bv which tbe "Drys" try to misrepresent me was not written by me It was signed b> the writer paper is alwajsopen T for signed articles on an) question Hami-Hon, Out., July ]t articles favoring prohibition, but I am not a prohl- 1 bitionist. The pro-German cr) has Chester Walters announces that the city will discharge all its unmarried and fil, their places with married men, in order to make the single men realize that their country j Reform league needs, themi The city has -about 900 "or 1000 laborers on its, payrolls, and j Temperance and Moral On lille (JIUUllu Uildl, Ulllo possibie for the people of the prov- ince to procure any liquor inside province on a druggist s ot doctor's prescription though'' wii-i might bring in from another province, but when the lote taken theic was no objection from (he voting delegates and only two othec delegates opposed the adoption of this plank "Progress, purity and suggested as a party motto2 There is impoitant husmess> still' to be taken up, but the to conclude it this afternoon so it will not he necessary to hold 'an- other evening session t When the provincial convention resumed its sessions to- dai it was said that 188 voting gates and ordinary registered yesterday, a total ot Only two provincial constituencies are unrepresented.; FARMERS 200 .unmarried men among them .will have to go, The Mayor: states that the recruit- ing campaign now on will leave little elfcuse for'.any single man to apply tor charity this winter SWEDISH SHIP STRIKES MINE London, July captain and members of the crew ot the Swedish schoonei Daisv were killed when the vessel was sunk by a mine off Flocjtans lighthouse, according to Rcutcr dispatch from Stockholm. HELD ON TREASON CHAROR Vancouver, B.C, July farmers, Emeil Hand Hud Mvld KiUel, have been irnMM are held In prlaon do ol treason They ore GerfflM born, !hnt have lived in Canada lor nore tliiui .10 years, and long ago cUfc imt of the British ;