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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VULUMK XII. ACBKJJTA." WKDNKSDAY. 23. M'MBKIl 18S SEND TROOPS TO YORKSHIRE TO PROTECT THE MINES Navy Men, Engaged In Pumping Water Out of Yorkshire Mines to Have Protection of British Troops PREPARING FOR STRIKE AT COBALT plan Sen and along U.arc'lroops of the Siberian army and all .'Cossacks ex- rcpt '.hcsc under Oen. The reachos from the Cas- pian Sea 16 Iho Dnieper river, where (lift volurilcnr junij', ihc Don Cossacks, COBALT, July threat- ened for some lime and definite- ly decided upon last Sunday, the of Ihe Cobalt camp gcnir- ally went on strike at noon today, after the refuiaL of the mine man- r sgers to consent ,to Senator Ro- bertson's proposal tor a, board of conciliation, to adjust the griev- the men regarding wages, hours and conditions. This afternoon all the mines in the camp were effected, although lome ol them may keep their pumps going by steam, OnL, July While roost of the mines were still In operation this morning, preparations had been made In expectation of a general strike of miners today to remove Ihe mach- ines and pumps from Che works. At ohe property about slimes were allowed to run away. The chief anxiety In the" lown this morning was over the light and street car systems. No definite to sup- ply pawer.fcr these uUlilles could he made by, the municipal head- quarters up ID this morning and many citizens A re stocking up anticipating at least a- temporary shortage. PLACED NECK ACROSS RAIL ENDED LIFE Mines 'Juli flame ihruivcrs are be'.ne; engaged willi ercal aacccfs lu u locust plague ill iln1 yuull] of France, SHVd u fro July 23. Troops were moved today Into the York- shire area affected by the coal strike. Sir Eric Geddes, the gov- ernment's representative) explain- ed'that the mpve.waa for the pro- tection of the navy' men engaged in keeping the pumps In opera- tion. Calls a Conference LOXDON'. July Eric Ced- minister vrilhout portfolio and government commissioner allemiit.ns lo settle the coal strike, sent Invita- tions today lo the Yorkshire miners' association's representatives asking Lhcui to meet, him hi I.eeda (o discuss the strike situation. lie la now at Leeds. lie sent telegrams also lo Iho lord mayor and councils of IJic ruin-1 ft pftl cities and towns In Yorkshire. Lan- cashire, XollfiiGhTKinshtro Jand Derby- shire, emphasizing the necessity of restricting the use o( coal and notify- ing Mem thai rtelfictions will be put upon railroad services, j Ten thousand miners in Nottingham I refused-lu go to; work today, as a' sympathetic movement, lu support ol Iho Yorkshire.sirU-.e..AilOEethcr more ;J than a quarter ot a million mine arc idle.- j Hepresenlalives q[ llio rallwayinen, i transport, "worker's and miners rnei in London today ID ciecullvc session to fjhicagO, tr. Tlit IteraM) FERNIE, July body of Mick Slemko, a Russian, was found this morning alongside the tracks in-the C.P.R. yards here. He had evidently placed his neck across the rail In such a position as to make a certainty of sever- ing his head from his body when a freight train was passing through some time before day- light. His head hung to his body by a slender piece of shin when found. A search of his shack discov- ered a stole Elating that he was going to commit suicide; thus leav- ing no doubt, as to how he came lo his end. Kounli OMSK; Wednesday, July Hati armies of Admiral Kolcltafc's All-Russian gov- ernment are fighting the Ilolshefiki on four fronts that extent! for 7500 miles, the genera! slnJT announced lojay. Theao fronts arc the eastern, south- TORONTO, July 23.--II. C. M.I', fur West Toronto, loltl ili j Conserve live pitcii- iilvy-Lxst night 111 at believed ibai; Lens of thousands of Liberals ivouM support a permanent I'mtnusl party i iaisil that tbfi policy lliat wouM bo ad- j IlieretTio would. contain ull tlifi CFSCII- tliil fealures uf IMC "nuiiomil policy 1 [of Sir John MaeDotisM." j A rcsoiulloif CTLU citing Mr. llockoii' Liiid Hit other- Toronto of] yaiTnnient for- "being conspicuous i [heir The amendment j to the War 'rimes Election Aft ivas proposed, but was finally atneudcil and Hie criticism dtlelcd after an dress by Mr. Hot-ken. He said when liiL1 franchise Act Is brought un in parliiiititm licit fall lie would J von: against, onciny'- aliens being rcj-tnCrun- IclitsC'.I. Will Nol Leave ChillUvack Until Friday Here Xcxt Likeij- JUDGE ISSUES OIIOEU TO ATTACH PAYMENTS .MADE BY U. f. PRIESTS KINGSTON. Ont., July Judge La vail nas Issued an attach- ing crder to Roman Catholic clergymen (n Kingston arch- diocese for the the 10 per cent, revenue of a par- ish priest, which payable to Archbishop Spratl from the re- parishes of Ihelc men. This step is being taken to realize, under the judgment obtained by Sister Marie Basel against Arch- bishop Spratt and Sitter Margre- tt'e. of the House of Providence, the sum of 120.000. CHILLI WACK, July Vancouvcr-Calflary flight route now planned for the Curtiss plane, piloled by Lieut. Ernie Hall, is as follows: He expects to leave Chil- li wack for Merrill about 8 p.m. Friday, July 25. From MerrlU he will stop (a replenish with gaso- line at Armstrong, Vernon, Ke- and Penticton, branching off at Penticton to cover Oroville. and Tonasketl, Wash. From tlicnce to Midway jud through the Crow's Nest Pass to Ltthbridge and north lo Calgary. The long- will be through the Crow's Nest which he ex- pects to cover in eight hours. The time Tor all flights is still in- definite subject lo weather and engagements booked en route. I in Trouble ;tt Win- nipeg Musi Get Out of Organiziilion i GRAM) 01-TICEH'S STATEMENT i Communfcfc and I Hi-oak up Oalhciings of the I Majority Socialists Hundred Ships C'unT Gel] Away I-'roin Liverpool On 1 UKRIJN, July persons were I shot during disorders which attended i rhc brc.iklnK up of n meeting by Communists and Hparlat- ans here yesterday. Those attending -the iiJEt-ling; which was held in the j trades union building.' attempted to. t lynch the man wlio fired tho shots who wore in tlin Uuildiug. WINMl'KG. July llin Itobsoii inyufring into in- dustrial relations and the ccuses o! the. recent reopened Iliis raomins, ilio flrsl wilness callrcl was K. II. gelitnll clmirmab Trainmen.- .Mr. Coulee ssiid. that It ivas Impossible lo secure, Uie names of lhc men responsible for Iha organize-- lion of tho strike in Canadian PaclUc Hallway running iradcs iii the 'west. Such strike was uncoostUiillonal and every member of tho brotherhood Mih participated in that sympathetic strike would be expelled from Ihe or-' gantzation. Witness salil lhal lie felt justified In- naming as leaders of the striking j Hallway of I lie sympathetic Several MajorHy-Socialist named H. K. Mnybaiiks, II. A. GootL- liich were held yesterday did uot enil I man and C. MacDonald. smoollily and quletlv aa-Uiey Tic- cuus'dcr action. -1 Out most hope- ful Feature o[ the coal slrikc sltuaLion last night ivis'-tho'. decision of. (lie 'cbnfp.rcnce al Cur- ditl not Yorhslilrc move- ment. accession Tnavcmcnt. number about 000, Yortfehirc; Derbyshire, NoLlihg- ham and. MonnioutK bcins' tlie coun- ties mainly Sir Eric minister without portfolio, on Monday was up- pbinlcd ,1 commissioner lo sctilo the slrlkc, is at I-e6dd government statements.- will confine himself lo affording protection to men willing to work. the" pumps and will nor In aiir ycay irith.thc act- ual strike move.DMnt. Andrew, Iluiiar Law, the govcrnmcnL ern, northwestern and'northern fronts. eastern front slrelchcs from the tnpcih of the Pechora river la tho Cas- I Il0uso or commons nreatcrday that. ho far Caused. Hy! Hack-fire From Pilot Refused to Make Trip i CHICAGO, July invesj tigatioii by the city and stale autliori-; tics -into ihe of the Tiro company's newly dirig-! on Monday which, resulted iu of 11! persons, lhc injury of T olhcrs and. the wrecking of the inter-j lor of llie Illinois Trust and Savingaj Dank wr.s resumed Unlay. I The invcntitfilfoii. vrlncli slarlcd yes-1. lerday, was adjourncit because of. ilic] refusal of two A. Uoel- ncr, pilot of the ill-fated airship on iis last trip, and C. Young, local aeronautical expert of the lo Justify on advice ol counsel. They are held by Ihe stale's attorney, while ll'e ether members of tlie crcvr, who related tn detail the evcnls which Dig Strike accordins to V LIVERPOOL, July The ttriVe among Ilhc dockers which broke Qut here early ihis week has resulted In bringing about chaos in lhan-7CO ships-'arthifc- their sailings being cancelled or Inde- finitely postponed. The steamer Scotian, ,with passengers, was ready lo sail for Montreal yesterday but was unable to leave. The Adriatic; due to leave on Thursday for New-York, and the Orduna, scheduled lo sail for 'New York on Saturday, have lisd their sailings indefinitely post-, poncd. It seems unlikely thst these two liners will be.able to leave on time and perhaps not until the strike is settled. There no apparent pros- pects today of any speedy sellle- ON FRIDAY, ConiuiEiniEts find Sp.irlacans. by a pru-arrangcd plan, smuggled fallow radicals into halls where, the. Mnjnr- Uy-SoclnJisIs wore and they broke up Ihe meetings by cat 1 calls and other noisca 'and even by Irrigitlionisis to Galh-jviolentrc' At countless MajurUy- Socialist speakers gave up j lo speak after half an hour-of shout- ling :md in Ihe trades union, building, f whcro (lie biggest'niebilug was hcJJ. -Tha j chairs, beer bottles, glasses arid cVcn Bung ubont iti u "siiccess- er at cnl People strike vote Etalcd thai Hie taken in- the iSr-rcicl la- Tlis Herald) UAItXWELL Alia.. July 115 Irrigation celebration is be- fiircn hr the Uaraireil nnd Tabcnfiil attcinpt lo break up rstR will take idncc ou Frt-jAll hail been quiet, serious anil ear- peg locals IIR had been led lo 1 lhal certain members of Ihe orgaiil- zaUoii "Who were entltlod lo cast a- TGLCL had hul "received ballots and" had; njil." vatedv The curale to (be: of. Ihu but coni'iiBity had been informed'lliat S7 ycr cent.' had. favored slrlVte. ihat the co'mmiftc'e o[ fivo who (ried (he nicmTJefs'iiarii- hi relnrn-lo-work viien called unon-in' do.so, Jle" ihouglit Ihat a Jarge'nuni- day. July 25tli. at 3 p.m. at (he big when (he corrcsijondent visited am at the end of Ohin lake.-The 1 tlie buililiu? in a.-lour ol Ihe nieel- i board has invited a of ;ngs_ bcr of lhi> Irainmen staled Lo have Struck were (die "durin'j" the sfrikV period otily'becaiise" they were on Ih'u re- L "spare" list Rt that time and "would anil mpiinlahieftr-s of tlic Cnucasus, arc fghtlng ifmlcr Gen. Dcnikinc. Along the norlliu'cslcrji Trent, rwu- nlng froin saiith of Pskov lo anil Kathonlau troopij j On the iiurLliern Russian grouped. Onez.hek" Lalic iuoulh of the s 1'ccliora is command- ed ]jy (Jen.. Mueller. TOflOXTp, July Unless infor- Tnallon. from QIC postmaster-general or (he chainiiiin of (hc.clril scrrlro coni- comes lo the To- ronto Idler carriers by Tlmraday af- lernoon, cxplalntng what they claim is n nivalciy aa'lb their new wage bonus Mhednle, Hie letter rnrrJors prob- ably decide night tn n walk' oul. They have nTttlcn asking these veprcstntatlves of Ihfi for a nallsfaclory ex- not Inter lhari Thursday nf- teriioon and have called a mas 3 meat Ing for Thursday1 niglU to lako do j.'tlfilTc action. Montreal Alw the fiovcrn'ment was n there was no particular person behind the miners' unrc.it and that Ihe move- ment seemed lo protest against Iho inr-rease in Ihe Cost. o[ coal, ngainst the cost of living, against mililary iu- IcrJercjice in Jlussia nml 'conscription. I led to the pl'.iDge of the machine lllirougli Ihe ronl ol lhc bnnt, were :IR a double in nn allempL lo Vlnce Ilic responsibility for the deaths, one jury; hearing tcslinibiiy and Iho olbcr act-' ing in an advisory capacity. released to Iheir allqrncy. Coroner Hoffman is work j H The aiipcar lo bo I Backer, surviviu? mci'han In a raiher bad. mood and seem to llr-ia11 llic disaster, who is suffcrlnE feur thai troons will" tollow the naval a I Mr- A. of Kdraonlnu. has men in an tbc TJie conference of Itie IripJc induslrial nlliancc whlcli will bep held nl West- minster today ,may influence on llio The confererice will be followed by a meeting of the execu- tive of llie Miners'- Federation at which Ihe situation will.be discussed. nek and' fractures of tlic shoulder, resigned' Ms" uosUion fis general scc'rc oiid Ilirce ribs, said thjil the Ore injlary Of tho Alberta Social Service ho airship was caused by backfire of league. He has been coiilinously PRIMROSE, FAMOUS'.HINSTREL, CANADA; DEAD SAN George IH. fambui mln- tirel, deed here .today following a jevere illncsli that began1 a month ago. He was born In London, Ont, 66 yeart A widow and a brother aurvjve him here. He began hla stage career the ape of 15 and1 credited; with hav- v Ing orlgfnuterf; toft shoe danc- ing. SAYS SHE WANTS TO BEGIN "OVER AGAIN TORONTO, July'.23AVera de Lavall, who .KurrtTidered to .the police yefterdiy, weeks after breaking Jallr where she was confined while awaiting sentence lor the Frank McCul- lougS, contfetnned murderer, Jo es- cape, (nil morning on the charge of breaking. In explaCnlng Why his- client July surrendered, laid she loiter carrlera may "BO on slrikc In a wiihed to "begin I If 6 ever few clay E, ftL (ho latcfil, if' she wii w4eh. Ihclr for an InnneUlato in- j, crease In Lhfi amount ot cash Ihey ftdrcfl. Irom Ihe nulhorltlcs ierrlce arc nol met. 'Toronto's mall .men'threalen lo go fiut on Friday, but {he local men arc not. aolfnR In sympathy wfth thnt H Is lliolr own battle lhal they are; they 'declare. JAPAN SAYS THERE WAS "KlO ''DICKER" PAniS.'July. -Jap-' anbun delegation lhc. peace confcrencfl-ioday'Issued a de- nial of Bsseiltoh) Ihat Ihe Shanluiig seUleraeni In the ]lc declared Hint Ih'e crew Uvilh Ihe League for the IsFl-frvc years he motor knew of Hie trouble which was being i and has been editor for a longer is over ihosfl who desire -hi ay engage in fish- ing-, swimming or various atlier Inlcr- csUiiR siiorls. All those who wipb lo see where lhc waltr. is coming from for the Taber irrigation extension be siiru anil be rresetit al lb.c celtbra- Icoii. _ t The ditch gangs arc prepared lo be- gin work tomorrow. The first )mri lo commenced will ba (he erccLins of a large flume across the coulcn nboul one mile- southeast of Hani- well. Tlie dileh workers irlll begin iricl. The O.P.Tl, .seems lo be showing greal consideralion for (he fanners in this (llstrict- rpccnlly by relieving ihem of their slonk. Thejv seem lo experienced the Rngincs and that Thlct IvraU.had rcFustd lo aboard for the final trip. period of the league's official organ. c-spc The hall Instanlly transferred inlp a bedlam which as the opponents began to tlirow glosses and RAc other. Suddenly shots IVCTC fircil. faumc Ten persons were wounded, In- cluding Hcrr, KulUier, who was al- tendeil by workers Rnd hospital lielp- cra. Tlici audience (rfcd lo lynch the shooler, who also WRS saved by hos- pital helpers. Uovernmenl Irtiops had lo quell riota j Jn olhcr hallg. The Berlin press .is In- dignaut at the uprnar. The Vorwaerts heads ils editorial: v "Instead 'rfr conciliating lhc people war.v realize the hnnlslilp Ihe fivrin- Lo had received a slrllte ballol .fpr- Canadian Pacific Itnilway western lines, hut thai the ballot drd nol slate: Ihdl the strike was authorized by ledcrnl convcnllon. Witness hart hafl several hallols handtd to him on'ill r- lercnt, occasions and once, he wafe asked.IT lie cared to vole on s piirely lucal mailer, lie decliueil. At end o' a regular mfeting a riicelitiff was lielU, at which Ihe -at- IcndanCc was about 100. A strike vole, was taken with n special ballot marjieil, simply '-for" or -Witness' Wd that'be believed (hat thV.stflko.- coininillco.appulnled alter Ihli'uallnl-- was. over had done its ulmOSt. lo fei n fully .reprcsentalive volfe of (lift lodge on strike, lues Lion. IIe'litiewi will have to cnduro by taking The deiiendcnla or liio employees ol organize the the Illinois Trust anil Savines Ilank.l.llic volb oil Hie I.luiior aci. who itere hilled, will receive in-...... surancu, Kacli was insured for Jl.OOO on a lire policy mill on an acci- 'y fnrcrislicd liy Ibc bauk. Tlie. Searchlighl. In 1915 ho was Lhc unanimous choice of llie executive to prohibition forces tor 1 lnS ymLer, sd Ihty are lielnlng Lhing5 1 out by, using Iwo" or-three a May as Tlio People's Cnzellc tails (he tlayi0[ members, Iioweye'v'vho .had "lljo senseless strike Monday." heart! o[ ilic vole. -Wilhess sal ltl the At the imi annual conrcnltaii, Coonc desired lo rest, but' was urged to conllnuc. Tho executive for llic'r engines. Misa Crosby, who is travclline in behalf of the'Women's InstlLiite, a' series of splendid lectures ou tlic E in order to lighten Ihe work, offered L. several months and appoint- subjects of nursing nnd first aid, od BB aasislant. The work ot the or-j Barn well hall Ihis week- Gaiiizalion has grown to such nn ex-j lent nntl tlic prohibition question de- mands such attention, that in the opin- ion of Mr. Coone, a permanent score- laryr who i3 ablo to give bis full iJmc Lo (his should be inuncdialely appofnlcd. He cxpopts lo leave h'd- sitnllarlv. iiiontoii In lhc near future, going to Ui6 coasl for an cilende.d -rest ueccs- Ly n recent French 1'rc.nicr Holds Slrong IN THE PASS v FKHXIR, jiljT-2.--A rail for i from" Hoaincr Ihls U. S. WILL SIGN July The United Slate's will sign the IreaLIca with Uulgaria and Turkey, it was day nt the slale doparlmenl. k sencc. He bad not refused "to liclj b'nL had inkcn 110 part committee's' action, because he-was'-not" In'lavot-. ot the strike, or ol-lhe strike meet- Ing. Tlie1 lallcr was accord-- ancri with Iho rules ol the federation.1 It was (he feeling at tlio meeting' lhal If lhc or olficors would not release' (hem from'' Ihe regulation ant! the western lines should not. support the should "cut the.string' and should gn> out Concluded ibis' wltncjia. Position as Vote in Chamber of DcouHes indicafcs, The, final vote of connd resolution by ubpuly Sym'yi PARIS, July CIcmenciMii, who won for bi? caliincli a vole of confidence yesterday In Ihe.i chfimbcr, emerged from Ihc connictl stronger than Iho lest vole shelved. indcn.cc on n i ipuly Sym'yan. nwprov- Ing Iho governnicm'fl declaration of policy, showed confidence in-lhc gov- crnni'cnL by 2SJ1 lo 176. n majority of- cd at Tlio ftrsL vote, wlilrh n demand for priority for the resolution of Deputy Cnaumet. garc llie prcmJor .1 majority of 01, lhc resolution being debated, 272 lo 1S1. lu help Tight n flrc'ivlilcli had In out "In a small house occupied hy ________ _ _______, _5Ir. Wlllinnrs. TlVo cflrs ,of men wcntj near future, probably at Calgary, j to Ifosmer, but llic firo ivas easily: j Id consider lhc malltr. In lhc mean- exlhiEiiifilieil wiLhouL dangc-r to other- properly. J A call for lire flglitcrfl was also phoned -from 'Orow'e Nest, where n J lijiiher. fire hail broXen oiil Jn Ihc i I'.mUs of Malcolm This ftrc j reported to ht still burning and dif- ficiill handle, .owing lo the wind lime Ibe work of tho general sccrc-i tnry Js hcJiIg cnrrlcd on by- lhc biisl- nrsa manager. Bolsheviki Offer To Rumanian Troops (ami liefll, EX-KAJ3ER BETTER JEN', July Uominn rcftco trcalj' ;n cniporor liaa entirely exchange for the vilLhdrawftl ol covered frnm lila rotenL IndlgpoaHlon tho regard- ff (o resume hla Ing1 lhc racial clnUso ol. ary mpuoLnnoUvdaliy occupaLlon. Icngtie nf nnllnhfl rovciiani. cmpi-cHS la also well, I t, Iho former fooJ minister, by Josopli .Voufuns Highest 1'ricc Ever Paid (iocs j "Lard, Bacon and Hani CHICAGO. The haala for- the cost, of lard, bacon and rose lo a new -I' record today. Live hogs tliis C'-inornlne were atlllng at ft cwt., ns acalnil J23.00 >'ER- fi lord ay1. UiiMl today, was Ihe highest reached, ftecrease In Uie inimlier oi ar- t- rivals of hogs' .Is' Iho rcasbn RlrCn .for lhc now record- ff- breaking odvanct-Of-'prlccs, NAKED BODIES OF BABIES DISCOVERED liy A SEWER MONTREAL, "July 23. Two little, naked, bodies, apparently 3bout one week old, were found M a Gewcr at the corner.of 5her: brooke and Benny street a cleaner thfa. morning as he was preparing clean the drain. Tney were.packed tightly In an old cardboard.box and without the slightest .trace, of .Identification. [.ONDON, July Bolshevik delegation arrived al Kishineff with an offer of peace to the co'mrriander. oi the Rumanian belialf of'Nikolai Lenine, llie; Bolshevik premier; according to a Berlin government_ winsv less dispatch. !.V Lenine offers-to Cede Bessarabia lo.Rumania on Condi- lion that Rurnariia shall prohibit Ukrainian citizens and bands1., of Admiral Kolchak.'head of the All-Russian govemmehi: Omsk, from crossing the Rumanian-Jrpntierv An armistice to last eight days has' been concluded A. cdnvcniKJii fis ft CRnirjifiiG for llie i n. -t i'i i cocSrUc riiKn'r' lo 'coniost tho va- the rJo.ssarabian front and the delegation has gone to ihe; cancyTSuittl by tfic dcnlh of Speaker n i i ;-'T'-- 'Kumahiah headquarters. V vCArtDIDATEilN COCHFtANE CAIXURV, July A. -A. Moon-. of'Coclirano, was ieltctcd at Iho lot ;