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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta (VOLUME XIII. FOURTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 1920 FOURTEEN PAGES NUMBER 154 DISTRICT 18 MINERS SIGN 2-YEAR AGREEMENT Unprecedented Prosperity in the Newsprint Industry Sends Stocks Skyward. BUT CANADIAN PAPERS CAN'T BUY A SUPPLY OTTAWA, June Canadian the stocks of Canadian newsprint .companies are soaring as much as 10 prints in a clay, reflecting tho prosperity of (lie Canadian'-newsprint industry, a group of Canadian publishers are still .in Ot- tawa struggling to prevent the extinct lieu' of (heir newspaper -properties, through Inability to get newsprint sup. jilics fri a country that is exporting six times much newsprint as is requir- ed by 'domestic consumers, The newsprint formerly supplied to thesB publishers bos'been diverted to thc.Un'itfrd States. H represents an addiffln of o illy one per cent, to tho Ions now being exported an- nually to that country uut H life blood of the Canadian daily Irish. Labor Defies King and Parliament On Munitions' Issue DUBLIN. June manifesto pledging support for the Dublin rallwaymen and dockers In their refusal to been; Issued by the executives of the Irish Labor parly and Trade Union' The manifesto defies the king and British saying: "Not all the armies In the empire will compel us to become trait- ors to our own nation. We will not shrink from the of that view, although the whole fabric of the commonwealth be convulsed." Appeal to every mm woman in Ireland to support the Dublin men is made In the manifesto. It says thousands of pounds are needed weekly to provide tor the i The generally uf to thta time only refused to handle munitions trains, but railway men rt Dingle, county Kerry, Wed- nesday refused to man a train with soldiers aboard. The soldiers- were obliged to leave the train before it could proceed. No Trace Yet of Missing Roadmaster i John Tetter, C. P. R. Employee, Who Disappeared Ntgfct rf May 28, Befieved Dead. (Special lo Herald) FKRNIE, June mysterious disappearance of- John the Canadian publishers are quite willine to pay., tho current contract price's Tor export lo foreign countries. The preisent crisis has befcn" precip- itated by the action of a very small minority among the newsprint manu- ficlurersot Canada. Tho others are contlnuing.s without question, the sup- plies 6t their Canadlau customers, hut are 'either 'unable or unwilling to take care of other Canadian daily newa.- j papers -whose supplies have been cut 'off. "An impasse has been reached and apparently nothing abcrt of legis- i Iktibn cbn'serving.'the domestic require- .jnehta, will prevent the extinction, of a substantial number of daily nows- papers of Canada.' teen stopping at 2Sho ng the work ot a gang of men on the Crow's -N'est line, on "the iJfht of the 0-2L May last, Is yel an able riddle to the Pro-riholal Police, who are still looking tot come clue which might lead to the discovery of he mraslng man. Little hope .now existi as to hts being alive. so well known all along the "Crow" that a description ot bim is unnecessary, tat (to friends of the missing man are sending out a descriptlou. of'hini aa ho .appear.ei Will Be Taken Over C.P.R. Vro- ject at West- ern Entertainment Planned. when- last 'seou ;'fn: that .eoraa Junj with, western absolute ly informal will be the enterrxipment provided the Imperial Press party on (he occasion of its visit to' Southern Alberta so tho program announced by J., H. Woods, chairroam of the enter lainment- committee of Iho southern section of tho province, Mntsmatfis. The two special trains will reach Olci' chen early hi the morning, and after breakfast, tho newspapermen will be greeted by a band of 500 Ulackfcet Indians in. their native coslumes. At the'conclusion of Ihia ceremony, which will include introductions ot chiefs Jo .editors; the.visitors will make iv tour of investigation of the Irrigated and non-irrigated [arming lands In the Gtelchon district, and afterward a stampede lasting an hour will be staged for their benefit. Inhibitions of broncho busting and bucking and cAtUe roping and branding will be i (Iron. Reaching Calgary early in tho after noon, tho editors may golf or drivo about the city, as suits their fancy the facilities for both recreations will 'lio provided. In the evening a typical western entertainment of bizarre nature will be presented, and on day they will bo taken "to Banff by molpr, a Journey of 85 miles through rugged mountain scenery and bcauli- ful river valleys. A picinc lunch will be served en route at tho Ghost river's _ confluence with Ihe Bow. At Banff there 'will bo golf, mouu lafneeTing, swimming, driving and sightseeing. Home of the editors will ho put up al tho i Alpine club Find guides will be furnished (o those who wish lo do some mountain climbing. At Lake -Louisa the allrnctfons will the Chalet, Moralno Lake, the Lake of the Clonds and the olher scenic heaudcs of (lie famous reaort. Btrariger before :ie disappeared' sad by. 'giving his knowledge of the maa, to a dis their candidates by primary action. The balance of itlll lay wHh more than.500 unlnslrucled delegates. Despite days of missionary work among them, lieutenants of the leading candidates had learned little of their state of mind. It remain- ed for the first ballot to reveal any decided drift of sentiment among'the rank and file of the party. Cut Nominating Speeches First on the program came tlie nom- inating speeches. To got these swilt- ly out of the way; the commtllee met nt nine o'clock Instead o( 11, as on previous days, Wrlhev slops toward uhorl circuiting naeloM and often tire- some oratory, were 1aken in conncc- lion with seconding speeches. Under Iho rule adopted, each candi- date may he seconded in two five-min- ute addresses. He may havn many seconders aa he likes, hut i! ho elects to have more than two, none of these who upeak for him than two minutes. nuy talk more Dark horse spring out of deadlocks. Up (o Ihe lime- tie con- vention assembled today, there wss every Indication that a triangular deadlock between Wood, Johnson and Ixmdcu ho shown on the first ______ counting ot noses. For that reason, ff sas. In a noisy donionstrallon, Gov- ernor Allen was escorted to Ihe plat- form. Scnalor Lodge shook hands with him and crowd cheered. WAV- hand- COLISEUM, CflfCAOO; Juno Lnt'o again In getting under way, the Republican national convention met this morning under an agreement .lo etny In session until n .presidenlln candidate nominated. The prospects were for an alWay and pos- sibly nn all-night session. Shorlt.v befuro 10 o'clock, Senalor Lodge, Ihe chairman, appeared on the platform. Tho band which had been entertaining tho walling delegates, was choked off and a minute later tho .convention was called lo order. Rev. John Meyer, of Chicago, offer- ed prayers. By a risin; "nil a roar of sp- ing Wood nennanjs, hats and Described as Ihe "outstanding can dldalbln .ths inlmls of tho whole veo- nle." Major-General Leogatd Wood was> formally nominated by Governor Henry J. Allen, of-Kansas, for Ihe Republican presidential nomlnallon. "A plain blunt man, with a blunt belief In Governor Allen said of General Wood. "He Is today Iho but'known -American." "Hccause of unsettled conditions In the United Stales, which he attribut- ed' to the spread of untest and disor- ders, 'under the weak luAds of a tim- orous the was for a business man, Governor Allen talil. Us proceeded lo eulogizo Gen- eral. Wood's administrate ability on (lie st'renglli of hts record as governor of Cuba. This, salil Ihe governor, had gained him inlernallonal fame as "the most successful civil administrator th'e tFnitoil Slates has known." After detailing Ihe work which General Wood accomplished In Cuba, Governor Allen proceeded [o discuss his war re- cord, praising his organization of tho MONTREAL, June labor, plank adopted -by the Republican-na- lionat convenlion In Chicago was con- demned loday by Samuel Goinpors, president of tbft American Federation of He referred especially to tha section ot Iho plank providing for the scltlomcnt of public utilities strikes hy tribunals similar to the Esch-Cummins Transportation Acl of 1920. The plank, Mr. Gompers asserted, la directly contrary to what labor has demanded of Iho Republican party. "Wa had'asked Iho convention to go on record lu favor ol the repeal of the] compulsory arbitration sections of the Transportation ha uddeM. "But1 Iho Republicans appear lo have not only refused but would eitend it lo all utilities." Mr.. Gonipers arrived here today from Chicago where- he had presented labor's demands to the national Repub- lican platform committee. When asked what would ho the re- sult of tho rejection of labor's de- mand by. the Republican party, Mr. Gomper's only comment was: "You may draw your own Inference." He declined to comment on the possibil- ity of labor abandoning its non-narll- san pollllcal policy by putting a labor party In tho field. Management "Dishonest1' MONTHKAL, June lhat the management of the American rail- ways "ore- dishonest" were made here loday hy Glenn Plumb, of Washington- man lhal two masters is a thief and hd can serve neither one.' The speaker declarc-U. however, that Ihe Pennsylvania railroad is no "worse off than.any- other railroad." Take Roads Out of Poljtici After outlining hla plan to the con- vention. Mr. Plumb declared "lhat It would lake Ibe railroads out of poll tics in which they were bom, in which they thrived and lived nod by which they have Kot to die." Ho appealed to the federation lo Mipport the Plumb plan in order to give the "public ownership and demo- The convention gave Mr.-Plumb a tremendous ovntion voted to have his address printed in the proceed Ings and suggested that It be dlstri huted throughout Ihe country lo tho workers. i The San Francisco Labor Councl was Introduce a resolu tlon calling for an investigation oil the salmon canning industry on the Pacific coast. Tha convcnlicn noon un- til tomorrow. OJei r of _. _...., originator of the Plumb plan for pub- lic ownership of Iho railroads, In ad- aniiu.al convention of tho American Federation of "They r-annot ho he said, "under the present system In Iho United Stales, which surrounds them with temptations. "There Is every Inducement lo'he dishonest al. the present lime." he added. "They cannot be condemned. I would mot trust my as a leader of a great railroad." Tbo Plumb plan, the speaker as- serted, was Ihe solulion of Iho prob- lem, mcnt temptation "as they would he under democratic control" ot the public The, sneaker' cited- (ho management of the Pennsylvania railroad In sup port ot his charge, pointing out tha' the Inter-State Commerce Comnils slon reporls showed that officials of that company were' stockholders In from to 29 corporations selling sup piles to tho railroads. i man can serve two masters. I Renner Cabinet of Austria Has Resigned Its Office VIENNA, June Aus- trian cabinet, htaderf by Dr. Karl Rennet-, as chancejlor, which has been administering the country's for the greater part of the time since the armistice, has re- signed office. Ur. Kcnner presented the resold- :ion shortly after midnight, following meeting of the cabinet with repre- sentatives! of the Social Democrats. Tho break came unexpectedly over Iho minister of war's decree on army discipline which ruic-sllon was raised In Ihe national assembly yesterday Chrislfan Socialists. It hello? cil a new coalition cabinet will IK formed pending the elections. It would, .relievo tho manage- of railroads of Ihe damning camps nnd lauding him for) never has beofl' done and cannot he on Pago dono !f men' are honest. Tho onlj Hon. Arthur Melghen, minister of the interior, who had the bill in hand, laid emphasis on the situation existing when the orders were ,Tbc closed shop" was better than'the frozen lic-me.' Coal had lo be mined. Further, the bill (lid It merely gave an thp director of coal could Tsry: the orders if found '-necessary. Finally the hill went through com-' raltlee on a vote of 99 to 50, a govern- ment majority of 49. Tho Progressives roted with the government. Railway extension arose cu a bill .or the construction of three govern- ment branch lines in Saskatchewan, rho CDEI of the lines, it is said, would be a mile, or an approximate further expenditure on government roads of A to provide for inspection of bran, shorts and commercial feeding stuffs was given third reading at tho evening session. Hou. F. S. Tolmie explained that Ihe purpose of the bill wag to give farmers and dairymen u guarantee that when they bought bran and shorts they would secure these commodities. if any forc'gri weivl eceds were mixed with them, then the mixture must be.sold as commercial feed stulf. Amendments to the criminal code were discussed in committee. Local Member Speaks A. Uuchnaan, of Lethbridge. speaking as a member from tba rmntiii: district under discussion, aald that there had been more harmony between the miners and operators since HIP. appointnicnl of a director ot coal oper- ations than in any simiur period dur- ing tho past. Some differences occurred over' orders made _ by the coal director, hut he thoug'ht that Ihis would have occurred even IT Ibis office had not been established. During tho period in which the mines had been under the direction of the coal director, the neighboring dis- Iricls had been assured nn adequate coal supply and'mines bad been oper. atcd regularly. Ho had received no. protest regarding the legislation either [rom miners or mine operators iu his constituency. Mr. Buchanan said that he did not think Ihe director ot coal operations should bo permitted dictate 'thn; only miners who wero members of a certain union should bo In independent mines throughout (he province of Alberta, lie asked whe- ther the orders o[ the coal director were applicable all over Alberta. Hon. T. W. Crolhers stated lhat the coal director had never attempted Ir dictate tho kind of labor which had been employed In mines which were BOOKMAKERS WILL BE ELIMINATED OTTAWA. Juno reading was given without di- vision this aflernoon in ,lhc house of commons on Ihe race- track bill, which seeks lo elim- inate bookmakers. 'All betting milsl be done on the pari- mutuel machines. not members of the .Operators' Idtion. Tho bill was finally put thrnngh committee OH a standing vote Khic.'i resulted as follows: Ko- 93, ogalnsl Dr. Clark .iiinnorllng thn bill, s.-iii that Hie testimony of Mr. lluchanii was a powerful argument in favor c! continuing tho director. The bill now stands for third read COAL IN ONTARIO OTTAWA. Juno do! lars a Ion Is tho high water which Fuel Controller Harrington pr< diets for coiil In Ontario next wintei Freight rates, he says, probably wcul bring the price of coal up a dollar Ion, but ho thousht ?I7 would be Ih lop iirkc. Ho did not think cot would go up to J2i) as hail been stale in sonic quarters. ;