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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'VOLUME xiu. MAIL iipmoN SIXTEEN PAGES LETHBRIDGEr ALBERTA, MONDAY, SIXTEEN PAGliS NUMBER loli .'Forming Protective Forced in Some Districts to Ward OfT Sinn Fein Attacks N.E. Toronto Labor Wants Dr. Bland as Candidate TORONTO, "June-. Sa- leni EerfcraVdf the Utshd of affairs that the Persian situation raiaes a prptlom al- most ImposBiblo (oj the .cbu'iicll, as It Is tvnsiituted at; present to solve. Thinks Alberta Witt Discover HARPING w 'New Scale of Pay Will. Give Them to 4.J-Hour OTTAWA, June Canadian announcement made In tho house by Hon. N. W. Howell yes- terday that -the government will re- place any letter carriers who go .on considerable com- ment, lii official circles, it Is believed that there is a general misunderstand- ing of'lhe situation. The bill now be- 'foro.-parliament, it is said, will give to leller carriers a scale of wages vhlcb, with the conditions of. employment, Is not equalled In the sanio class In tba Dominion. it is claimed, Is borne out by investigation conducted on behalf of tlie 'department of labor and of the civil sorplcp commission. Under the'new schedules, ttio rates of and bonus vary from for a single mart April 1, had Ji'ist received his permanent ap .pointmcnt to the' maximum of 4166! paid to tho head of a household who lias been five yearn at tho Head of bis class. In each-case the letter .carrier will get a 14-bonr week tbrco week's holiday a year with pay when OK; sick leave, clothing and freo transportation, to and from work. 1'Vec clothing and'.tranaportatlen are -.valued at'a'inliilmum of HOC a year. "Deducting holidays aud .without Making any deduction for sick leave." paid olio government, official last night, "the leller carriers will work hours a year. The head of a family receiving the maximum will foro, If-clothing allowance- and trans- portation arc- laken into consideration, bo paid rather more than tlgbty rents an hour." Jnae As- sociated details regard- ug .the possibilitioa ,6t the' existence of petroleum in Western Canada wero given meeting of lie Calgary and Edmonton Company yesterday when the chairman read a dispatch from tho company's Winnipeg agents which stated ihat prospecting for -oil able to prevent useless conflict, said, "Is by linking tho workers o! the world into a great international tor ganlzallon. "Tho spirit of, organization Is ins England and the 'non-unionist; Is almost extinct' in ,that country Mr Ogden asserted that the BritlsR con gross will have a membership of six million workers by neit 'August .This t would be an increase million members In tba last year. The British workers are constantly the high, cost of Ogden said, adding.that they had as- sured the government-it It would 'smash" prices and. profiteering, the workers would ask no further wage advances and "wages will attain their proper stability." "While- wo are seriously complain- ing of the high cost of'living in Bug- land, It ia not any higher than In Mont- he added. Mr. Ogden asserted llial luo labor was being carrlod out systematically and it was felt that ultimately discov- eries of Immense value would be made though the essct location .of oil problematical. Tho Financial News remarks' that ibis sounds a liltlo oplimiEltc, but thinks Ihat unless there had been op- timists In. -tho 'world, 'oil would never TO been discovered at all.. BIG SEIZURE OF WHISKEY IS Toronto Street Railway Men Turned Down; May Strike on Wednesday, TORONTO, June. Toronto Rxjiocts .to walk or jitney on Wednes- day, as tho result of a. mass meeting of the of the Toronto flail- way Company tomorrow night1 when the award of the- hoard of conciliation will bo taken up. The "award" Is merely a unanimous recommendation (hat the old'agreement bo continued 111] August when the city will taka over (he franchise from Iho com- pany. Thin .agreement gives tho men a minimum of 65 cents an hour. They 85 (Special to Th'e Herald) FERNIE, of City Police LawsoriM Con- stable Clarkston-raided the' room" of W: Kerr In the McLean block adjoining the Hotel Ferme yester- day evening and captured over' .two hundred cases of sealed liquor With approximately' two hundred galions lr> kegs and bar- rels. Kerr IB now on trial before Magistrate Whlmster, charged with having the liquor In his potseaston In violation of the pro- hlbiton statute, The.liquor is sup- posed to belong lo the Crown Mquop Company. party In England was.the second in pbweY, only being out-stripped by tlie coalition party which is "now threat- ened by the great labor party." Declaring that conditions "are ap- palling." J. A. McClcliand, fraternal delegate, from the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada, called upon: the federation to appoint a committee- to investigate the Catholic Labor Union mrfvemeiit and take steps to put an end to.lis activities lu Canada. i HARDING bas -always been a resident of Ohio, .which state he has represented' -as. United States Senator' sin-ce 1314. Iti p'rlraie business life he is pub lislier of the Star. He was born on a-farm, near the -village of Blooming Grove, County. Noremier 2. the eldest of. eight chil- dreiu His'father, George T. Hard- country dftctor yrhoso forebears came from Scotland. Re- fore going lo Ohio, th'o liardluga residents Pennsylvania, where .some of mass- .acrediiby.Indians.- .Others fought .-inline mother of Warren, jirs. PhoRbe Dickcrson, was dc-sce.nded from an' oid-timo Holland Dutch, family, 'tho Van Kirks. Eought Hii Way, Up In: bis youlh Warren Harding lived tho life of a farmer boy. attending the .village, school until 14 years of age, when, he entered Ohio Central College'of Iberia, from which he wns. graduated. 'As editor of the college paper he first.displayed a talent for jour- naliam. Ho wks obliged to slop, school now aud tlien aud earn tho money with which, to. pursue his college course. At one time ho cut "corn, nt another painted barns arid at still another drove a team and (helped to grado' the roadbed ot'a new railway. At 17 ho taught a. district school and played 'a horn -in the village brass band. IE 3 Printer Too At odd times ho workeil in Iho village priming office, In time becoming an expert ..typesetter and later a linotype, operator. He. is a practical pressman and a job.'printer, and up is' said lo have few equals. FLYING MACHINES COLLIDE TWO AVIATORS KILLED TORT BRAGG, Cal. .lur.e H Melady, fjnn FVancisco aviator, and Clirencs and Wai- laco Johnson of Inglenook, Cal., wore killed here Sunday when (ho airplane In which tticy wero riding collided with another machine at an altitude of 1000 feet and crashed to-tho ground CHICAGO, June Mar- quettc train No. 10 from Grand Rapids to Chicago, was wrecked early thlj morning at the 103rd street crossing in South Chicago. Police- reports said -30 passengers were killed. The railroad 'com- pany, said only 1 to have dlwf. bringing week-end, parties back from Michigan sunv mer resorts, was reported to have struck a freight train, one day coach and a baggage car being telescoped. REFUSES HUGE OFFER FOR ROGER ST. LOUIS, June Brecclon of the St. Ixmls Nationals announced Saturday iifght that ithe club had flatly refused an offer of and two players from the New York Nationals for Roger Horns- by, second baseman. CHICAGO POPULATION WASHINGTON, June whose -1020 census wns announced Saturday by the census bureau as baa during tho last 'decade tho aeeond largest growth numerically In Ua history witn increase of 925. ALL READY TO FIGHT HOPPERS (Hpccial lo The Herald) EDMONTON, June De- partment of agriculture for the province, in co-operation with the experimental farm officials, have been investigating conditions In the Lethbrfdge district with re- gard to iho grasshopper menace and grasshoppers In limited areas are appearing south of Lethbrldge to a slight extent north of Leth- bridge. Preparations have been mad: to cope-wlth the trouble. The depart- mcnl now hat men on the grounds who arc prepared to act promptly In the poisoning of ihe pesti, The w'crft'is under the direction of Ben Lawton of the department of agri- culture. The department Is sup- plied.with a oar of and three cars of bran antf seven tons e-f poison available at three points, Lethbrldge, Medicine Hal and Cal- nary. J. M.'CAIG, Publicity comrnl.Whsrier, The luck pieco he has carried'as a Senator Is-'the old' printer's rulo he 'used when he was slicking type. In ISS1 Dr. .Harding moved his family to Marion. A short time father purchased for Warren Harding The Star, then a small paper. Is Editor Now On the paper Warren Harding performed every function from devil to managing editor. In all tho years the Senator has owned it there bas nover been a stride or a threatened one. Senator llarding is closely Identified, with many other large business" enterprises in Marion and oilier parts of the state, lie is director of a bank and several large manufacturing plants and a trustee of tho Trinity .Baptist Church. Mr. Harding has twice repre- sented the 13th Senatorial district of Ohio in the state legislature and served cnc term as lieutenant governor. 'At'the 1914 election Harding wtis elccled United States Senator, by a, majority of more than running ahead of tho noil highest on the ticket. In the senate he is A mem- ber of tho Committee Relations. Senator Harding mar- ried" Jliss FlorencerKIIng in 1821. CRITICAL BATTLE FOU ROME, June seini-oflicia! statement issued_today, describing Iho Albanian, attack'on Avolona, admits that two Italian detachments at Hill 115 and Olornl, after heroic resistance, surrendered to overwhelming forces. however, adds that a great attack on Avolona on Juno 11 which.was accompanied by a revolt j of the-Mussulman inhabitants of the, town, was ropiilsed with, heavy losses j Urlhs rebels. Tho Italian casualties, I according to tho statement, did not ex-] ceeA 10 killed and 40 wounded. Rc- fnforcomenta are arriving and critical phase of'the been overcome, thn statement st'rts. In Ilia Rcpiiblictin 'convention now iii session in Chicago -193 olcs am required'.to', noininiilv. FIFTH BALLOT CHICAGO, iunc Lowden passed 'General Wood on the fifth ballot In the Republican convention today and the predic- tion .of the Wood managers that- thsy'-would gain.votes on the first hallott of the day was riot.fulfill- ed. Lowden ran up while Wood only touched 299. Johnson fell to Fifth ballott, official: Wood, 2S9; Uowdehi' 3D3; John; son, Harding, .78; Sproult 29; Hoover, 6; Butler, 4; Knox, Ward, New York, 1; i Kellogg, Minnesota, I; Polndexter, 15; .Sutherland, 1; La Follette, 24; The sixth ballott was ordered. THE SIXTH BALLOT CHICAGO, June result cf the sixih' ballot wss niricrally jnno'uncej asftMovis: Wj.O Lovrfden Johiisai 110; Harding R9; Sprouk77. Coilijg; 28; Hoover'5; Eutier 4; Knox V; Kellogg of Minnesota, Polnclex- ter Dupont 4; Lafollette 24; Watson 1; Ward, of 'New' SEVENTH BALLOT' CHICAGO, June' of seventh .ballot: 312; Johnson' Harding 105; Coolidge 28; Hoover 4. EIGHTH .BALLOT. CHICAGO, June eifilith ballot-'resulted: den 307; -87; Sproule Coolidge-30; Poindexter 15; Lai FQllette 24; H6ovep'5; BiitieV-SrDup'oiit- KelIoog-1V, Lenroot NINTH CHICAGO, June 1 the ninth-ballot: den 121 .Johnson 82, Harding Sproule 78, Coolidge Hoovrr 6, Butler Knox 1, Pojn- dexter 14, La Follette 24, Uenroot 1, Hays 1, McGregor 1. TENTH AND FINAL BALLOT of 'the final ballot were: Wood 156, Lowden 11, Johnson 80 4-5; Hard- ing 692 1-5, Coolidge 5, .Hoover Sutler 2, Knox 1, La Follette '24, Lenroot Hays 1. VICE-PRESiDENTIAL BALLOT CHICAGO, June' vice- presidential ballot Cool- idge Lenroot John- son Saturday Session Opens COLISEUM. Chicago, June. o'clock Senator Lodge Called Ihe sixth day's session of the Republican to order and for Ihe fifth ballot. Break in Fifth During Ihe taking of the fifth bal- lot when New York, throw 42 votes to a.great swept the con- vention hall and the Lowden 'support- ers went into a lourl rtemonstrmion. Michigan Splits Wood Vote Michigan's solid SO. which had been standing for Johnson, brofce on thu sixth ballot. ISleven of the 30 broke to "Wood nud one to r-'' Tho remaining IS stooil pat for John- son. CHICAGO, June G. Harding, United States senator from Ohio, was nominated for the presidency today by the Republi- can national convention after a deadlock which lasted for nine ballots "and which finally forced cut of the running all-trie original favorites. As his running mate the 'con- yentlon named Governor Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts, upset- ting a plan of a corpblnation of the Harding backers to nominate for the place Senator Irvine L. Lenroot Lowdtn Forces Collapsed Tiie collapse of the forces of Gov- ernor Frank 0. and, their transfer, in iarge part to Senator Har- ding put the Ohio candidate over.." General Wood lost heavily when the Harding drill began, and Senator J'ohnsou. tho third of .the trio of lead- ers on the early balloting yesterday, also u'eut steadily down hill.. Knlering .tlie convention four days URO as a candidate distinctly of tUe dark horse" class. Senator Harding got only 04 voles on the" first ballot yesfertlay. uiid on.the second he lied to ott the convention ad- journed Insl.'night end p( the fourth ballot be had the ninlb, had oniy 121 votes left put. 61. the. 307 .will) .which -jie ended -th'e General Wood's slrc-ngtii :HaiJ fallen froni 239 ou tha tlio ulntli. Johnson: from -S7 to Sj; State to Harding As the iOlh'roll call began dele-, gates quit Lowden. Wood and Johnsim rlElil and the-big ball v'as. in 'almost .jah'Umioiis dpslause Jds stnte alter s'lnte "announced accessfoii re-' Pennsylvania to add llic. Iho'-kei'slQne stale Was the Ohio senator needed 33 to uoininate- It tfas.Oovernor'Sproul cahdiclaje'of 'Iiis slate on everyVpr'e- coding ballci a'nd mentioned many limes as dark liorse'to.- break the 'deadlock', who announced the big. .Pennsylvania'vote for Hard-. Ing. Entering fhe Coliseum .floor for' Ihe'.flfst'lime since the balloting bcgaii he made his way to Ihe Pennsylvania si a releaser; (be1 delegates-frpm longer supporting ijiu. Then lie look a poll, got the floor and threw in the winning Harding roles. A demonstration of several minutes followed, most o't the delegates 'and spec-lators standing- and clieerinS'' whli.o a procession carrying large pic- tures .of the candidate and standards of some of that''supported him took up its march srounrt tho ball Bui It-. waJ too: tired a conven- tion alter the. grueling excitement, of... two sweltering: days of balloting to long keep up such a demonstration. Senator presiding, rapped for order and the delegates did not argue with him. Illinois, Washington Switch Illinois changed 116 of the remaining Loa-den 17 to Harding. Washington, which hail stood solid for Poindexter, also changed to make .her vote unani- mous for Harding. Then there was cry from delegations lo niako It unapi- (Conlinucd on Pago mous for Harding. When it was seen Ihat a candidate had been nominated Hie customary changing of votes .with a Ifalf dozen wliri had -voted fcr other "candi- dates switching over so as to appear in column'on tho'last ballot. Most of Illinois 'deserted it's ITALrAN RAILWAY STRIKE j governor ami many of Ihe-Wood'mcn. have i Wo, asked to have their votes recorded7 occupied the-Milan railway stalion Harding. following a strike of (he railway work-1 The flual check up slmwed unoffl; erii, according to a Ueutfal Xews for Harding, with only 12 patch Iroiu Home. iConfiB'.'ed ot Page Foor) thn has MRS, CATT AGAIN. HEADS WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE ALL A.F. of Leaders [Strongly Condemn G.O. P. Platform GENEVA. June 12. (Assocljtcil ress.) >frs. Carrlo Chapman Ciut us unanimously re-elected president of tho International' Woman Suffrage Alliance at Iho rnbrnicg session Us convention here. ''She has agrer-d to n'.c6pt tho 'office, ii -WAS announced. ilrsplle her declamtion >n a speech yrster.Uy that'sho compelled to ictlre, MARKETS Opening WINNll'JXJ, Juno oats op- ened unchanged October %c to lower at QSc to and Deccm. ber higher at 92. Flax opened lower (or July al auJ lover for Octobor Juno congres- sional Investigation into aljt-ged un- ppeakntjlc outrages porpctratcd on the mliie- workers by Ihe coal interests in West Virginia, (s deuiandGd in u >rcpolullon unanimously adoijlcil here today by tho convention of tho Amer- ican Federation of Labor. Speaking in dcfouto of the resolu- tion, John lycwls, president of the United Mine Workers of America, charged "that the'lnws'cf the state of We.H Virginia flagrantly violated" by tho' coal operators, dc- spilo tho protests of organized labor. Despite tho demand of President Gom- pcrs, Senator Kenyon and ho said the slale anthorltlrsn nnd coal In forests had prevented such an Investi- gation up to tbo prcFouL limn. urged the federation td throp its Amoral support" into Iho light to force the .probe. Wllhout further debate tho conven- tion adopted the resolution without re- ferring it to commitiec. B. O.. P.. Labor Plank Slsmmtd "The flc'publlcan convention hax turned Us Imck upin labor" and has adoplcil a platform of defiance in defense nf the enemies of Inlior ami to Rentre.for them asl- vanlages and greater privilpges, I'resl-. dent Gomoers and Vlce-Presidcnt Woll of the American Federation o? Labor, decta'rcil here today, in it. statement at the annual convention of the alion. The labor ill claratirm of iho plr.lform as aOnpted. (hey usse'tieil; "propopea an enslavement 12) ;