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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TWELVE PAGES LETHBRIDGE..ALBEBTA...WPDNESDAY, JUNE TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 152 Republican Convention .Places Chairmanship in Hands of Lodge. NONE OF "BIG THREE" HAS ANY ADVANTAGE CHICAGO, June- lo Ihe Republican n at Ion ai 'convent Ion as sem: hied at Ihe Coliseum.today for Iho sec- ond scselon with Iheirlvlews as lo who 1 shall lead Ihe'party at the polls neit November even to "'-'While givlng-uproarious approval yesterday, to. Chairman Lodge's key note for the dcstruc lion of the -not a sign of from the who ..vole's, will select-the Republican', presidential candidate to undertake Thcreywefei for'favorite sphB- no menllon.'of. the "Big." Three" the aspirants, Wood; Johnson" Working with" unprecedented free- leadership, or the delegates prompt- ly, ratified a program d_esigned to make- psrnianent the -'temporary organiza- tion; i to' Rule'Convention Completion of the organization com- miUco place lls In Lodge's hand, as Ihe permanent presiding offi- cer, and .convention off on the second stage of -Its-journey.with llltln prospect that it will rpach a ballot on tha'-presldehtlal "nomination before Fri- day or. possibiy.Frlday night. confronted .'.the dele sates fivhenlthey -the ..to no speech ot 1 "presiding. officer wis .on- order .'reVolufipri cc-ni- Dissension Wheat Board WINNIPEG, June correspondent of the'Winnipeg Free Pr.ess at'OiUwn among the thc wheat boaid further complicated the acv- trnmtnt's probjeirt of deciding it" would be, best to hive a free jrjln market for Ihe 1920- 21 crop or continue the existence. oTtirt wKeat board "another year. It'ls reported that James Stewart, chairman of the board, has infprmed the government that the eeriitltutlon'oMhyboard mutt be changed somewhat before he will content to remain chairman another year. of "policy In resard to the disposition of the current crop have come'up from time to time fn which trie chairman's views did not other of'th'e'biafd." Present Cycle of Wage Advancing f. And: Price Boosting Utter Chairman, G.O.P. Convention Resolution "lo.Put a Stop To It by Voluntary Body to Settle Labor's Grievances in Future Presence! to A, F. of L. Convention at Montreal. ;tee .vfnlion "or Seven Killed Train BlqwirOff .Track m'MJnnesota.' OVER -m. KILLED OR INJURED' iisl 'SMASHES ft't June- At leaj t p'erE gas K jurri, ly, when American Bipres 5 permaneht rpll: ot the con: _ which the be done! Manufacturing a Platform -The resolution committee .worked Jate but it still had much to do when it resumed todiy. There has been no lack of advice as to the style of plat- i form architecture to tie followed.: No "subject" pertaining io any phase of Iho American natfonal life been slight- ed by those who uavo sought to guide Iho "committee's views'., -'Gompers'Speaks Today Among those lo bo heard today was Samuel Compere, president of the American Federation of Labor, bear- Inj he did not outline In advance. Added importance Is attach- ed appearance because of tho fact that the.federation is now com- !inf oj the trear, east of this .of-a Uii.ih' on Uh'o New York city early today. "-'Only'two', of been de'ntitied..They are M.'Doyle, Albany, engineer on the I express train, and a baby supposed to" he: the child of Vellie Crouse, ot-ptf'ca'.' .Mr. Crouse was here unconscious was identi- tho MljnJfOon'diictbr. Pa'ssep'aers-kiHed The train'.which buttered Iho shock of the calllsion which'virtually Hi the. killed land" injured were pas- sengors, .wasfv-Ncy York Central passenger 'train- from Buffalo and mail coaches The Irain which crashed Into It was declarations ot principle, views ot al kinds" for nomination being represcnl ci! In Iho snb-commiltefl pcrsonne' The four United'States senators, In-laughter, Marlon .Crouso. eluding Senator :Watson, who are In- rjoyle of eluded, recall vividly diverging Tlewj as lo treaty ratification on tho major ily side in the Ions senale battle. Pronpuncement of Sir Henry Drayton in Discussion'of Business Profits Tax. SOME MEMBERS WOULD TAX HYDRO-ELECTRIC OTTAWA, June ot the taxation bills were discussed at some lengthtby tho commons today Thoy were the business profits laxjind tho 'income (ai act. Ine former, after criticism, mainly contributed bs Quo bee members-ou the -opposition side, passed through committee and was jlveii third reading The latter was left in committee .Quebec members look tho ground; that Iho hydro-electric commission ot Ontario" should be subject to business profits'' tax H .was' a discrimination against privatelyowned com panic s'tq exempt thoy said, especially, as was not glvlnsnhp-people light-.and power any-cheaper than the" privale organization B.' -'On the other side, the argument was advanced thaVprovincial or municipal Institutions were not making.1 prplits for private gain. Sir Henry Drayton Baid it was not merely a, question ot exempting tha h'ydrb-elccitic but also m'unicinal'.en- lerprises, all over Ihe The hydro.-electric was giving service at cost" and not''for profit. J. A. Robb advocated doing awaj with the tax altogether on the gtount that it was an-injury to industry and the counlry. The Income Tax In conneclion with tin; income la; act, the minister of finance stated tha provisions .had been mado for taxing incomes earned in Canada by nation als of other notably the United Slates. tejl that a mil who-spent-a part of thVyearJu Car ada .taxed, for- eVnJed" In" this The taxatlo of Investments madij.by .citizens'.oTtb, Kingdom a wns.beiii 'investigated by. a'To'yal commission. .'Objectioniwas taken to thp-.claus ilrovidihB that' persons shall the amount of their tax with llie'rle laration-of "income. Jacques Hitrea of-Three Rivers, thought pfpi unfair." -The shoul he responsible for billing'lhe laxpaye A comparatively short time at th to Ihe amendments lo Ihe new ban rnptcy act which- goes into --TorcBtt proclamation on the first of pb month. The house then; went in committee on estimates of the India .ftaira department. It Consisted of baggage ail oipress car, two day CHICAGO, Juno oil night at forced draft speed, Iho ere- denlials 'committee completed the permanent roil o( the Republican na- tional this morn- ing. rulings on .contests by the national coramlttcQ'wero sustained in'nil but .three In disposing, of 103 appeals from tho decisions made last week by national. committee, two delegates were taken OoTCrnor IXJVf one in Gcorglix and ono in and given (o General Wood, but in iho fifth Missouri (Kansas City) dis- trict, whero-the national committeo refused lo peat anyone, tho creden Hals committeo seated two men, leaving the standing of tho two candidates unchanged. There Is probability ot furthci bsUIcs on contested scats whon the report of the credentials committee (s laid before Iho convention. In som cases, Including Hie Tennessee case efforts to over-nilo Ihe committee b; TOto of tha convention, were planned Sat Only One Hour COM9BUM, CHICAGO, Jund f> Tho Republican national convertloi waa In session only an hour today an dovoled ilselt cnlirely lo routine prc llminarics. Th'o' tempomry orgnniza lion was made permanent, tht report of the crcdenlials" committee was ap- proved with Iho changes mado -last night, some" of which changed tho previous decision of the nalional com- mltlco. Hf-MconA day sensallon, the coiivisntlon -heard a woman fpeakor, Kxpress company; Tho rear_'iiar of .the passenger train was "split to'pie'qes.'uy the impact. The train had stopped, in an open field, between Glenvllle. and Scotia, villages near here, because of a de- tective water, pipe -in tho engine. -The Dead SCIIENECTADVf K.Y.; Juno following dead havo'been identified: Mrs. Nellto N.Y.; hpr 12-year-old her infant daugh-" ten Mrs. Erown, Utlca, her grandson, Daniel Crouso, and her 2DrmPnth5' old grand Marlon.. Crouso. Martin Albany, engineer ot the ex iress, died at his, post. Today wns his ittieth birthday.. H. Is alleged ho ran ias4 three, different wfrnlng signals. .Another Crash Jifno 9.-4t'ourtecn per jons were seriously, -when a westbound crashct nto the rear of another train last nfght. Most of-the Iniured wero cot 5l6-XTREAIj, Juno Recommend- tlou that the 'workers and employers ot tha United Plates a volun- tary arbltrationi labor's jrlevances in the future, was placed jelore the annual convention of the American Federation Labor today as a. remedial proposal to bring about a more h'arinouious relationship "be- tween two classes and to reduce the hlgu cost of living." The resolution, preEentea by SENATORMNRY, CABOT LODGE, 'ho' Js' over Ihe destinies di'the Kefiublicari'convention opened in.Chlcatfo' Tuesday tor the! cost-ot.' ivmB'is to purpose'of-..nomliiatlng a candidate j must decide thl. for- the' elections next, November. Edge rton oi'1 Syracuse. X.' Y., repre- senting the liilernalional union of steam and engineers, de- Clares. thai ttie esUblishmenl ot Ihe: commiBsion would. put an, end. to the1 present cycle 61 advaucing and price boosting, winch It '-seems liko utter fpllv" to'contlnue. 'Should tho federation accept the proposal, "the executive council would bo- Instructed- to! extend an Invitation to tie associated industries and such other- representative 'Dodics o! busi- ness' men, as, In. their judgment, are' necesjary-tb meet with thetP, for tho purpose. "of devising ways and means ,ot- creaf ins tho vblunlary arbitration i 'Labor and Capital Togelner -V Labor, and -capital, must., get. to- said Jlr. "it the lo be reduced. is question ;NlTTrc4BIN'ET QUITS remier Villi chamber if "iiiat the cabi- ict bad resigned.: Total of iit-Prairie Prov Estimates Passed. OTTAWA; June the hous comjnlltce on o of Indian-affairs las Hbn't Arthur tha "the. amount paid to Indian' agents i Ontario, and Quebec Is atoaually 370." In" the prairie provinces it is The Indian r.opulntlon ot B. C. Mariufactu'rers Decide No to Amaigamate With Do- minion Body. VANCOUVER, June The fill' business se'ss'ipn'ot the Canadian Man utnctAirers'-'conyentlon ;here will ope at' -10 '6'qibck; th1ss-mbfninE: wnen--th elfetlqS oToft committees wi Uko place, am end merits to the bylafl prcscnteo and resolutions oKered. A noon the delegates will be the guests of the Klwanis Club afluncheon after which the" members oMfie party will motor to NeV Westminster wh.ere they will be of the board of trade of that city.' Tonight tne annual convention din- ner-will be held here, the chief speak- ers being J. B, Thomson, chairman ol the' British Columbia division; G. G. McGcer, M.L.A., the incoming presi- dent, and J. 0. Cameron. for ourselves as congress has failed to enact remedial legislation for re- construction or to reduce Iho. higU cost ot living." Condemn Gov. Allen 'Alexander Ilowatt, leader ot- tho Kansas miuo representing the Kansas State Federation ot Labor introduced a resolution "condemning Governor Allen for "his despicable efforts to enslave the working class or Kansas and finally- the working das ot the United States in prostltutin0 his office as Governor of Kansas, to to the work ot crucifying tho work ing class." The Connecticut Federation o Labor also called upon" the fcderatio lo condemn iho Kansas "court ot ii duEtrial" relations'law and pledge it support In securing the act's repear Against Open Shop. Support ot the federation to th coastwise longshoremen in their fight for recognition, and against the "open lop" in New York Cits1 'and other orts, is'asked in a resolution intro- uced by delegates to the International ongshoreinens1 'Association, headed T. V. president. The International Ladles' Garment Vorkers' Union "asks o calV'upon congress to immediately nvesllgale the "deplorable conditions t the vrorneni' garment Industry and o enact to cope ith such speculation and profiteering 5'prevail in that industry.'-'- The garment woVkera-also.ask that, he federation call tor tbn immediate elease from prison ot "social idcal- including prisoners of .war, polit- ca'l prisoners and conscientious ob- ectors ion ot the freedom of speech, press isemhlage and association. They urge .that a general strike he called it necessary to Resolution Passes Unanimously Urges Imperial Preference. OPPOSED TO THE METRIC Battle Three Days and Nights Against Forest Fire in Cohait Area, >y flyjng glass, FWluro motor- mnn of tho rear Iratn to see tho train front was the cause ot Iho accident, Wreck June Fifteen persons were Injured, seven seriously, when .four coaches ot tho Northern Pacific baasebger train No. 150 wero blown from the- track last night A scorp of others received minor hurls. COBALT Ont., June' For Ihreo days and three nights, practically without sleep, tho men, women and children ot Uoslon Creek hatlled to save their town from a terrific forest flro which swept down upon it. -They battled succcsstully but in the menn- timo all communication with the town Vas cut off and Ihcrc were many who eared luat the (own hcd been wiptf out. late' yesterday wbrr hat tho town was safe was received through the malls. Oowganda comns.newa iwnaclng tiro which threatens Ibc I Continued on pa go lonj.- Need Bigger Plants fof Winnipeg Work Declares Dr. J.H. Hughson WINNIPEG, June in Winnipeg la facing a crisis as ;i reaul ot poof nccomedallon, il.l-cquipraent nnd lack ot a conHirehenfilvo cxlonsion scheme, Rev. Dr, J. 11. aiildcli. o Wesley College, declared fit, Iho quar tcrly meetings Only three -Moltfodisi 'churches. in tha city had planla and .facilities ade- quate (or their needs, J. It. Hugh- son, ot Graco Church, tpld tho meet- ing. During Iho sessions of the Manitoba conference representative city layman will illscuss lh_e iittWIpv-.vrllli Ihe vis- iting- conventional "officers ot the Chlirth, new silver carop. Bonsall mine. it has approached The O'DriCn powc transmission line has been burned ahc Wigwam Is threatened, alons with th big sawmill there. Timmins ani Porcupino are not- molested. RESOLUTE-WINS AQAIN P.I.i June defeated Vahille again lo-lay In tha official tryouts for America cup de- fence honors. The winning sloop trail- ed'Vanlllo over tho cntiro 30-mile IrP angle, but won through her tlmo allow- ance, tbo margin being ijO. seconds, the ipfairio provinces is dlstrl-j huted as follows: Northwest Territories, not including Yukoii, Manitoba, Sask- atchewan, 9.962, and Indians Doing Well Besides Ihis questions elicited from the minister Ihe inform- ilqn'that the Indians' in Canada were ast-becoming self-sustain ing. On the esfiryes there was a tendency to stick o itii old hablls ot the race, but they id "good work under tho tutelage of ho'-Indian department..'- Once'away r'om the reserves. Indians nssally be- come automatically good.citizens. AV. Jacobs. of Georgo. Elionne- earlier, asked if Ihe Indians were horpughly Christianized. .Mr! Mclghen said the department Vds.not responsible tor that, but he wished to say that the work of the churches had inado the work of the indian-department more economical amir of Immensely greater benefit tc the.-Indlans themselves, Canada owed the.churches a debt for their work among' tKo Indians. The Anglican, Roman Catholic Melhoiiist and Presbyterian churches principally were Involved, and the; each had a sphere allotted to them by tho-department In which they were working and did n.ot to gain con- verts from church fields held by other churches.1 Voles tor iho various provinces were then there nelng- J2S.SM) tor-Nova Scotia; for New Brunswick; for Prince Edward Island, nnd tor Urltlsh Colum- Ihcro Indians anil 890 reserves. Tho appropriation of jl.OOO for the Yukon, another for general expenses, nnd for educ.illon ot Indians compleM tho tolal of for Ihe Indians' department. Mr. Mclghcn said ho waa sorry the The 'bylaws were amended Chang- Juno first resolution presented at this morning's sesslon'of .the C. M. A. urged the Do-. minion govtrnmeut to appoint a per- manent tariff board, acting in visory capacity to the government, to make a special study of the Canadian customs tariff and the tariffs of-the other countries with whose products: Canadian producers are forced to com- pete. There .was. no: discussion 'arid Iho resolution was carried without oppo- sition. i Other resolutions presented Lby Ihe resolutions commitlee were adopted as follows: Urge imperial Preference Petitioning the govern- 't ment to use Its influence In hastening X adoption Ihroughmit Iho empire of sub- stantial cusloms preferences for enir pire products; favoring negotiation ol new Franco-Canadian: customs fi convention as soon as conditions opportune; scientific research hrough a national research, vhlch1 was, passed with the sugges- ion that be appropriated by jarliament for purchase of a site; con- itrucllou and wilh o cover salaries and maintenance. Through a further resolutlbn_..-lhe executive council was rpqnejted to ako tho necessary, steps ivhat can be done to Improve Ihe cable service from Canada to various coun- tries and lo conoperato with the-goY; ernmc-nt and commercial orgaultations In conducting such investigation r Oppose Metric System was expressed In nn. _ other resolution to opposo any at- tempt "lo substitute, tho metric ot weights nnd measures for Ihe'sjs- tem In present use iu Canada. Another resolution .Instructed tha execullvo council to investigate Ihe (Continued 'on Pago Ten.) Two Are Kilted and Thirty In of Foxhome Is Badly Hit. ST. PAUL, Juno At least twc _____ persons were killed.' 30 or more injure; the name ot Ihe Pacific Coast heavy, property damage- resulted slon to the B. C. division. New Officers The following officers were elected: sola ami President; J. P.-McKlnnon. Toronto; first S. Pisher, St.! John, N.B.; sscond vice-president, John R.. Shaw, Woodstock, Ont. The new p'roslde'iif, J. S. McKlnnon told the delegates that he keenly fell the responsibility placed upon him. He assured tho retiring president ot the regard and affection every member ot the organization. The association had had many excellent presidents but none had better earned the esteem of his fellow members thau T. 1'. How- ard. On the motion of .I. B..Thomson a hearty and sincere vole ot lhanks was accorded.Mr. Howard. Won't Amalgamate VANCOUVER, Juno propos ed amalgamation ot the British Colum- bia manufacturers with the Brillsh Co- lumbia division of ihe Canadian Manu- facturers''Association will not take place, it is announced. Volh associa- tions, however, have agreed to unite upon mailers, ol-national policy. Ebtecu'tlva council: Thomas Cantley, New Glasgow, N S.; J. H. Sbcrrard, O. Henderson, Windsor, Robert Hobson, Hamilton; 1'. V Ellis, Toronto; C. A. Blrge, Ham Iton; H. C'ockshutt, Ursntford: J. K is, Nathaniel Curry, Mon real. 1 from a severe wind find electrical storm which swept northern -Mlnne- Of eastern Korth.Da- :0ta last night, according to reports cceived here early toilay. Wire com- munication with most districts hit still was cut off. First Information was .hat the town of Fpxhpme', Jllnn., had icen wiped out, but later'advlces were .hat several buildings, Including n grain elevator, wero destroyed and sev- eral people hurt but ho ono killed. Boy Killed ST. PAUL, June William Ilok- mcyer, aged II, was killed and his [ather and sialer injured when a barn in which Ihey had laken rcfugo col lapsed near Fergus Falls during n wind anil electrical storm that swept over tho northern half ot Minnesota last night, damage to property was reported, and wire communication was interrupted. government could not ap'end more on cducaKon. NEXT PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY IN TORONTO OTTAWA, Juno. (Cana-.- ft dlau Inslcail.- of Vancouver was selected aa the.meeting placo o( tho-19il Presbyterian general assembly atter a vote had been taken on' ft Ihn question al Mils'morning's session. ft v v ENGINEER .ACCIDENTALLY SHOT MONTREAL, Juno Canadian Falrcloug, 23 Vears old, third engineer ot the Elder Demp- ster liner Melrose, was shot and kill ed last night at Dominion'Park b tho occidental discharge In the shoot Ing gallery of a rifle held by the third olilccr of tho Melrose, James Olhson 28 years old. Gibson.was practising at the gallery and lurn'eil lo speak I when the gun w6nt off, th bullet striking the vlcllm In Ihe bacV bl tho1 head. Ho died In 15 minules. N. Y, FUNDS NBW YORK, Juno ex chapKC alrons; dcmanil 3.92 M cBb'lcs'3.93. Canadian-dollars 88.51 Gasoline Explosion on Ship; Missing KOBE, Japan, June Fifty Japanese mcn-are miss Ing and shipping in this harbor ha been seriously damaged by: an Mplo s ion of gasoline on tho steamer Marn yesterday. The explosion shoo' Ihe clly liko an earthquake'. Tho ves sel was destroyed and tho fire sprea o a score of gasoline-laden junks which drilled blazing out to sea, Ihelr crews shrieking for help, it is be- ievcd tho loss of life will be ,very icavy. Moscow Admits Retirement Be- fore Poles and Antis in Crirnca, LONDON', June that Russian Bolshevik forces fighting on thn northern 'Polish trout, have been torced to retire, are confirmed In an official ftalc'rncnl Issued aV Moscow yesterday and received here by wire less. Antis Move In Crimea ABANDON TESCHEN PLEBISCITE WAKSAW, Junfl and Czecho-HlovaHa have agreed lo ahan- don the Tcschcn plebiscite, according :o an announcement here. InRtearlj tho nndcuncenieiit s-ays, It has hctn decid- ed to refer the question ot Iho dispo- sition of the dislrict la Ihe arbitration of 'some personality enjoying high moral authority In Europe. Sir Geo. Foster Answers Qucs- toirts Asked By Member for Vancouver. OTTAWA, lo II, L Stovong, Vancouver, in'the house his afternoon, Sir George Foster said that the government still had under Consideration tho renewal' of; Ihe powers ot Ihe Canada Wheat Board for another year. If it were deeded to control Ihe crop 'during the coming year, legislation -wbuld bo necessary. It was tho duty ot the Canada Wheat Board; Sir Georgo added, to secure tho highest- possible, market price for wheal, having regard1 to tho '.world nfarket. Mr. Stevens: "Has the marketing ot the Canadian wheat crop by thy Canada "Wheat Board resulted io the farmers receiving tho" highest tios- siblo price tor whcit in-the wbrld Sir George- Foster: "Yes." .Mr. 'Slovens: "Ilns the marketing of the Canadian wheat crop by tbo .Canada. Wheat-Board, resulted in.low-' crlng. the cost ot Hour to Canadian ,Slr George Foaler: "Th.it is largely m.iltcr ot opinion. In order lo give i reasoned judgment; you would navo .0 know what woiilci have been tho cost of wheat to'Uio millers and what jrico would liave been charges .tor [lour by the millers if tho crop bail not been "controlled." MEMBERS TO DISCUSS WHEAT CONTROL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LONDON', June forces in Ihe Crimea have-begun offensive movement which Is-reported from have, .won initial suc- cess. Tho Bolshovlkl regained -part of tho ground lost; however, the soviet offi- cial'communication claims..' OTTAWA, Juno marketing ot tho 1920 crop and natural resources arp to bo discussed at n meet; ing of western, members sun- porting the government, called for tomorrow. j. .j. >i- Von Kluck Quits Germany in Disgust; Buys Chateau Near Switzerland GENEVA, Juno Mar- shall Alexander Von Kluck, who commanded the right wing of the German army In its advance on Paris in 1914, has arrived with his farraly at Aaru, 41 miles north- east of Berne. He declared today life had become Insupportable In Germany and said thai he Intend- ed to buy s chaieau nnd live In Switterland'henceforth. Field Marshall Von Kluck was one of the Germans demanded fdr1. trial by the allied governments. He was accused o' the lion of hostages at Senrs and the massacre sf civilians at AerschoU ;