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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. LliTHBUlriGE. ALBEHTA. TIJI'SUAY, JUNE 17. 1910 NUMBER !5S PEG STRIKE ARRESTED Government Practically Return- ed to Bower-Hy Number of Acclamations FORTY ACCLAMATIONS IN LEGISLATURE OF 81 MONTREAL, June 17. Sir Lomer. Gouln's government was prsctlcally returned'to power yei- Urday nominations for the provincial elections. This Is the first time in the history of pro- vincial or federal elections In Can- "ada that iPgovprnment has been abte'to secure a majority of the members by acclamation. In some divisions, wliere are con- tests, both candidates claim to be Liberals' either favoring' the ernme'nt or running as Indepen dent-Liberals because of the fact that another Liberal has been of ficlflly endorsed as the candidate, but in these' cases such so-called Independent-Liberals probably will join government forces in the assembly If elected. Lack of-organlratlon, due to the of, the notice given, arid the absence of means for a gen- eral contest were responsible for the fact Wat there was no'orjan- to the Gouln like a general scale. ''v .'With 'rthe' exception of Hon with- out' oortfolio in Ihe. government, h'ave b'e'en'return, a.cclamat- -jjons oiit qfji'rHouse of 81 deputjes Only Conservative was elected by" acclamation. HERALD'S 10th WEEKLY REPORT, CROP OUTLOOK t Uooa in m'osl yarts of Boulli have materially lieniod- Wralher Wrm and crops uirtlipE most rapid of year- Hay crops excellent In districts boast as gcijd as ici 1915. r Police Raid Leaders' Homes and Spirit Them Away From the City How-Is Irom Herald correspondents rrom Moiiarrh west on Ihe fro'.v tf v DOMINION COMMISSIONER OF. CUSTOMS IS DEAD more favorable crop conilit- on In tnojt parts of tho south than uojc received, a vrajy..ago. Tills is due to the hevay rsms whlrh tell In iiost sections on Friday ami Sunday nights relieving- the tlry condition; vhicli ivas becoroing'Bomewhat alarm- ng in places. Tho rains were accompanied by clec- .rical storms antl'whilc heavy they did not last any greal length, ot time. How- ever they carried enough moisture to wet the soil down several inches, as much as a fool In places, and were dtstliic-tl.vjnlpf.ul. As lias been noted la this, report be- fore, Ibc absence ol a re- serve is Iho oiib.feature ol the crori squleling. No laltii ports of cutworm ravages are not now- BO numerous as Hie crop is well aJ- j Tanced. 'v Hay crops En most, districts .ire v lic-avy. Thy crop in Ihe L'oalilalc dis- trict is expected to be one ot llic lieav- i jest ever known. Tho weather U warm, and crops this j" week arc making the most rapid growlli ol Ihc year- OTTAWA, June 1C.- -Wonl was, received of dealh tu Halifax Saturday of John Douyall, Doaiinioii commis- sioner (jt customs, situation which is.dEsqu have fallen this .spring whlcli iiave been continued long enough" to build up a reserve, with" the result that the crops arc depending, on. the showers which fall from lime. If these showers continue to fall unlit the end of dialricts will have -a crop b'etler than Ihe average, ivhjlo alrme districts "have-an tiullook now resembling. 1515. 'Hie only ilf; tricts where condlllona are riotso good are'those in' ihc vlclhiVy ot.Rcllaw and WINNIFRED (From Our Own Curej'tVinilfiitl WJXXIFHEU. .lune good ,11 fthreusfc. Heavy rain on June 9lh made everything luok ideal. I-Tix all up, looking good. BRANCH HETI.AW. Juno Crop prosliccls wcra brightoneJ considerably froni Jtelllvv to Lomond by Sunday -niflit's Startling Denouement in Centre of Western Strike 1 Thp'ught Leaders Taken to Sloney yiki Literature Found in Labor Russians Also Taken in Arrests Reported yet from Cal- gary or Printers Still on Strike. WINNIPEG, June the early hours of this morn- ing many of the men prominently associated with the leader- ship of the were quietly arrested by special police at their homes and spirited away in automobiles to some place! i in the country, presumably Mountain. No Arrests Reported at Vancouver j VANCOUVER, June police department slated j this morning that they had "no knowledge" of any arrests of strike leaders in Vancouver. The same answer was given out at the headquarters'of the mounted police at 8.45 a.m. GOVERNOR LISTER OF WASHINGTON DEAD SEATTLE, June prnor Lister o[ the State ot' Washington is dead after an illness of sounr mouths. rain which sonkod ihe lields Irom two German Dejeeralc Admits That lo eight inches, invigoraihis the H, ground and helping crops previously wilted by hot '.rattier. Crops on well prepared land are now assured. Tlie i chimney of the United cliurcli here was struck by ligliliiing hut the clown- Itour of raiif extinguished the fire. j (Continued on page fourV i Resistance Would 'Useless Foster, Biirrell and Doherty WiH Retire From Union D. D." Opposition IJreak In Recent Speech OTTAWA, Following the resignation over the budget proposal! of Hon Crerar, minister of aflnculture, talV of cabi- reeinliructlon It Jhe principal gossip around the it li'rnm certain reconstruction will take after the- sessioh Sir George minister of trade and..commerce, Hon Martin Burrtll and Hon C J Doherty, minister of, justice, are sure to retire, While course rumor Has been busy w th the name .of Thomas White for some time Sir peorge Foster is mentioned as a possibility for the position of parliament librarian y of- Tolmie of Victoria Lloyd Harris, of the Canadian -Trade Commission General Currie are all mentioned as cabinet possi- i A The at cabinet reconstruction shows that Ottawa has no fear that Union government will not live for another cession at' Iea.st It is probable that a dozen western members may vote against the government.on.the budget the government will have a big majority and there Is no possibility that break up till after another session t PARIS, Juije of delegates-to the peace conference is quoted by the Echo ;de, Pa.rjs today as declaring before he left with the other mem- bers of' theirnission for Weimar last that Germany Would slfln the paace't.-eaty. She would he declared, because she 'knew th'at the'nehds of the :allied gdvernmentar were in perfect ac- cord on which woaid refusal .to accept thfl' lhat orden had been advance In that event of an allied arrfiy'o'f'ftOOjOOp men. -The newspapers Jod_ay unam- 'mousiy 6f the strirt'g1 me'm'ofansKinvr. Premier Clemenceau''addressed to the Ger- Some..-of them regret.that certain'of the conees- lioni Were made, hut they ar? 'one in'expressing belief that m'lni, .faced as ttiey. are by the -universal desire for-peace and with thelr.knowledpe of the super- Tlority tif the allied forces, -will .sign the treaty within'the time .limit. OTTAWA, .lime he is in. favor ol the tariff policy advocated bj Sir -Wilfrid I.anrler, was a statement made, toy McKonulo 111 continii; ,ing fho'debate on the budget in the commons today. He further put him- self oh record" ns ielng entirely in nccord the principles of the Liberal tlie tariff question and explained that In'a recent speech, In which he jinade a reference to the tariff'which been the vihjcct of much comment, he "protection" lie should have said "boiiiily." He was in favor, Iie-wld. of cncour aislr.g industries. whlclT develop IV-e naliiral resources ot the 'country by bounties, or, otherwise. Mr- McKenzie said lie stootl by the MeTUasle'r amend- ment, bolli prfcsont form and In Ihe moro .specific form In whlcli It was mfived, earlier iV.tlie session The amernlnieiit cxprcssec] in ft com nnti taid, (ti'o altitude of the 'Ulierol party at prcscnll ..Mr Me Kenrld criticized .the govcrnmcnl In connection with exiien'dflures, tbe cosl .Df llv.Ilik anil labor (roubles, lie onto more expressed the op'nlon.J court shoiild' Ko established to ilenl with labor Iroublea- Weslerher Against Dr. W. w-iio vrc ceded. Mr. -McKenzle.-aald :lie wonl( oppose tile "amendment, because llic ROverninpnl, in rcsponftc'lo tho dp. mnnclsot woslern mcniMrs, Iiad mad' tariff changes lhat 'POO a year. Jolin Harnlil, llrniil. Ill opposing Ihc preJlcled ilhal Canadian makers of ngrlculliiral Implements will bo driven out ot tho field by United SUiltur competllora. if Ihcy do not receive some .cncoiiragemenl. Railway Shopmen's Strike is Postponed Buriespn's Order Granting Righf of Colleclive Bargainingi May Do it (JHtCAOO, June strike of "otnnierc.ial telesraphers' whitli has been' in effect a week today may ue __ _ Isettica' tomorrow, according to S. J. -Ihe UomilllOn Wide Strike pi. KonenVamp, president .ot Ihc Commcr- I cla! fefcgraplicrs' Union, of America. THE LEADERS TAKEN WINNIPEG, June 17--Following .is an'offlcTal list of those said to have betn taken into custody: R. B. Russell, Rev. William Ivens, R. E. Bray, George W. Armltrong- AldermafV John Queen, Alderman A. A. Heaps and four agitators of Russian nationality. Btycnd expressing indignation at the presence of representatives of the :at thtir homes, the men taken into custody submitted to arrest quietly, it is understood. The prisoners. Awere not taken to any-, of the city police stations. The, blow ol the Dominion gov- ernment "against s'editior In the west. fell about 3 or 4 o'clock this morning. v It 'was arfhounced that arrests also to- have been carried- out in Galgary and other western points -at '.'j.e same time, Slmultaiieous. wjth -the the Labor from which the directed, was raided i by ..the- R.oyal'; Northwest Mounted PolicVand literature said a Bplihevik nature was seized.- The building was thor- oughly. searched .and doors and rooms thai eSuld not be opened were, broken down.- Books and papers of .all_. sorts were take'n and waiting automo- The raid, was conducted .byjn-1 spector of the and Inspector Mead, of the Royai. NortKwest Mounted Police. For the purposej a. cordon of spe- cial. numbering several .were pla'ced around the building. WHO THEY WERE- Following is a list of those said to'be arrested, with .their, occupa- tions: R.'B.'Runeil, secretary of the'Metal trades CouncU and; one of of ths, strike Rev. William' Ivens, editor of the Weslern Labor News ;and of'tiie Labor Bray.vieider of the pro- strike "parad-js which visited the technicality, of Russian lirih. Moses Alinazoff. extreme Socialist. Hussian.j Mike Berenzulc, admirei; o! liolslievist] theories, Kussian birth. Will Pill Places VAXCOUVKR. June Eland I taken by F. Peters, general super- intenilent.of the Canadian Pacific Hail- way is expected cither to result in Ihe immediate return to >ork pt railway' clerks, freight handlers and j- employees, or the filling ol Iheif places j by others. i In a statement Issuert by 3Ir: Peters lie says: '_ "N'otice is hereby given that if by noon Wednesday, June IS, of our former'employees do not report'for duty we will consider that-tlieyliavo decided to ser- vice qf. the Pacific and their places will'h'e filled, prefer- ence beiue'giyen to fet'ufned Tlie notice wag-also ldireeted-to-the various internationals ing to the fact that forilie.fauitli-coii ;dcutiye day b.e; without ils moriilng newspaper: Dasjiilo .'tile iii- triictions of tho interhational-rjfficersv if the-Typosraphical' Uulon. the Morn- j ng Sun printers did not report for j work last niglil. Early in the day two! messages were received f.roni; inler-1 national headquarters jlirectiiig Iliej Sun chapei to This i order was Vounlered with four tele- graphic coininunication'3 between. the ocal officers of the Typographical .Un- ion and the. .international anil white reply Ip .counter-proposals. the Sim prinlers reQiatned away .froni work. i The night sliift of tlie Province, an i i afternoon paper, -whoso printers walk-1 ed_oui yesterday aL n6onr.followins a decision oh the part 'of the printers ST. JOHNS, llandley-Page 'Foriress of Ivronstadt on iiolshevik Warships Surrentier.....; MONTREAL, June 17 i fl I r, .1L'J 1 clal TefcEraplicrs" union ol America. the Canadian railway shopmen set foi lomouoNv, has.been i he 'believed roatmaster- postponed. liurlesou's order of Saturday jnex tenf ed this afternoon uy Presid Trllon, of No 4 dlvlslen, Raifway Shopmen of Am.erlca.'-.Mr.'Tallon said -that- the' postponement ..was decided on so .thaV further negot- iations with the Canadian railway war board on a new wage and houf'schedule could take bo operate With U S Jttn MOSTRI- June recall of the strike orrter-fFa.tied IriTno Cnna- dnn members ot Ihe Railroad Shop men of America Inel night i postlbllliy today, It was learned in labor circles Sccreno DycXIe, of the union has right of collective, bargaining and -telephone .workers which prevented a strike, eicept left Mpntrcal lo confer wilh the- execii- live blf'.ccra of the-United Slafca di- vision it Atlantic City anci it is hinted Pacific coasl. would apply to Iho here tint bo be urged lo call telegraph operators and would tend off tlie strike due to sliirt at 1.0 o'clock ip simplify the situation. V tomorrow ranrninB so that lite qiies-l ,Officials at the Chicago office of.Hi' lion of mges and hotirs-bolh fo'f Weslern Union and Toalal companies United Slates iml Canadinli bhbpnjen reported .the situation as unchanged ould he lakdn up at Uie-same tliue v'trafnc, is tho ..chief opera- la later dale. 1 TROOPS OFF OLYMPIC WINNIPEG.' June Tho 72nd llatlalloa. (or Vancouver, ihrough tit .an early thin Ti'oopa oii tne Olympic aro dnClo arrive fit S-30 this morning city time. Thero are 200 for Innl peg and 100 for Kcgina, NEW YORX STATE .RATIFIES WOMAN'S VOTE tweed Manttfaidturer Made Per Ceiilfrofit Last Year And Not %lory of Either ,i! .Y'. N.Y., Junfl Tho New York legislature, Willionl fdlssenltng vole, lasl night rnllfled i Ihe fe.loral woman sfiffraRn iimcmlinont Xcw .inn jiiith, slnle to rallf) t Bin Spimkled Petrot on Red Hot While Patents Worked in Field QUEBEC, Jurri Four chll dren nerished In a fire at St.Traiv cois lafit Saturday nigliV, home ef theih parents, ririr by fire 'The out work Ing in the field I In charge of >tck relative iviio mantged to The fire wai ciiuied by a faoy cprlnkiino petrol a red itove NO ARRESTS IN REQINA Ili-'dtX Inncjf- Mnimlijl I'olit LONDON, June norlh Russian staff directing operations against Petrograd reports the fortress of Kronitadt, on the Gulf of-Kronstsdt, northwest of Petro- grad, to be on fire, according to a Helsin'gfors dispatch to the Daily Mail, which- was filed o'n Sunday. Seven Bolshevtk ships have hoisted the white flag, the dispatch states, and will surr render to th- British squadrop operating in the Gulf of Finland. Several forts near the Kronstadt have also railed the while flag, It Ts said The capture, of the across the bay from Kronttaftt, the occupation of ..which by. White was_an nouriced from Stockholm yester- day, wlllj" it is fald enable the north to strengthen, its thrust against xd vaiice qliick'ly on a wide front EolsftevllT'garrisons near nayagorka went over to the White Guards yesterday. The north Russian force has taken during 'the present campaign oners'and.87 cannnn parllarnent butldlngi on a number of occasions recently; George W. an 'official of the Brotherhood of Carpenters; Alder- man'John advertising man- the Western Labor News >and: member of- ci1y council for Ward Alderman A. A. member of the couneil for Ward 5. The of the four Russians arrested yet obtainable. Russians Arrested The Russians arrcs'tcd Moses CIiarilonoK, nr- a cliarge of acrfition; Convicted, sebt'to then released on not. to set up an advertisement-iVtiich had ieeii tendered, by, Ihe Cltitens' League, appeared for -work as usual, but were denied acce'sVto the, prem- ises. .The Province issued a modified fornv'ot newspaper today, tlie Issue having been :p.rinled at a-local jol} planl and profusely throughrmt.Lhe: city.v Telephone Service Improved. The greatest improvement iceable In tlie telephone, sen-ice. A score oE new operators were placed at I work and schools arc being conducteil tu the instruction of (elephony: Of- ficials of the company declare (tat as long as Iho Strike is on they will loko back all operators presenting them- selves. A limited number are said lo haTc'reliifued (o work, At New Westminster At New strike stt- ualion does not appear'tb'haye. solidi- Cfld.. June biplau.e at Harbor Vice-Admlral and Grace, conimandeil by Mark Kcrr. beaten liy Brown in tlie race to wiiu'lhe London Dally Mail's prize tor the first non- stop flight from Newfoundland lo Ireland, may attempt a longer Ilight Grace to Gibraltar, nc- a report circulated here. ThiSvTeport, it was said was based on an authoritative cable 'communi- cation, tthicli Aitrn'ral herr itnil hh crew have'been carrying on with Kngleud'fliid which is Ihouzhl to haio dealt, with ylhe prono'ed iliangf in course. Tbe course from SI. Johns to. Ire- land fs.lSiJ miles, whereas the. other Is approximately 2MO'mitcs though the returned soldier .organiza- tions ln'LVancouver came out against the strike. ,lcu Tbe .Vancouver slrilie committee. 'thai there were but three unions that] made no slateraenK up to an earn oul and out'in favor of.'ii strike.! hour this morning J Knanagh lead Telephone girls went rju'l at the' first or. declared that mMl0 call. A delegation'of operators called oier strike commltlco'. last1 nigbt TrmiUle with the inside slaff.of Ihe fled generally anii it ,was slated today j June 17.--It. A. ;l'ringle. cornnienled Mr. Pringlc, Pringlc brought put that Ihft proflla o! the firm for the year ending Jan. 31, nr I' ff cent, oil a capital stock of) Tills ivas nfler deducliiii conlrltniU loas lo pairlollc funils, elc. for tho >e.lr cildlu-g Jan. 31, 1519, the profits s hi ere per cenl The balance at rela'16r iihhc credll of Ihp nrm'SubjccC lo war I J1 >cro nrc i OTTAWA K. C., was prescnl ot Ihc sitting of Ihe cost of living connnlttc'o. of eornnions this ntorning. Me has beoil nppoditeil (icrmaneiU counsel for ihft His fuiR'lion, as annotinc- cu.'is lo Asaisl the committee. V ,1'lllon, of Iho I'allon Maliu facluring cbmpatiy or SlierurooVc. was ciamlneil, as lo Ihc profits of Ills (Irdi whlcli elc. lie s.ifd.llie earnings 19U, C.99 per cent, lilo cent.; 1910. 35.30 per cenl 46 SI per terfl, that tlili IncrMse from Pringlc Ihal soniethfng to do. tvllli ihe tost of clollilng In 'II lias fd'melhinK to dn with It has ii Eii'.u drill to ilu u-llli il." "Now lax "I suppose >ou wjll tttjl contend lhat 75 a reasonable turn'on your commented Mr, I'rlngle. '.'A very handsome said Mr. T'aiibn. ''Cttffcd." Inlcrjeclcd Mr. Reid ot Mackenzie. >lr.- J'ringle questioned ilr. lotion (ibonl pre-war thflv ft-fjrfl 5.71 i-ent. and in (914 the'yiwero 6.SS per dent. comes, 'the said counsel.. Counsel went 'on lo say that if a Canadian wafilcd lo buy Cana'dlan (vi-oed'tnarrafa'clured in Sherbrooke (or Inslarice, helmd to pay 72.per cenl. to the Sherbrooke: firm. If he weed -hb had to go lo England. K hid 70 per cent., going to he ask- ed "If: you were content with, less prof- its, nalurally It would reduce, the cost of tw'eed to Ihe mun.who has lo clothe his Ssfccd Mr. Prlngle.- There no direct ariawer lo this a'nd Mr. Pringio put_hi'i que-tlon Iji niiDllic-r way. "Couldn't >0n bring dow'ii prices by lowering your sns'wered Mr. ration.: unoii thfc and requested that tliey be. permitted lo rerurn lo work In a The strike committee refused.' 'A storm ot pro- test lias been started by reluruod sold- iers against HID acceptance'of "llieir prcsldcnl T. A. Ua'rnard, lo a place on Iho strike committee lii-'Ncw WesC minslcr nnd pelillons now In cnlattoii asking for tils removal .from office.- The Oreal Xcw. Weslmlnsler i nrc observing tin allltude.of neulramy in thai city, al- cily hall is not expected to devejop; Tlie t-Vy council has adopted thr tf port or'llle, 'conciliation commllleo rccommenditig salaries Mayor Gale, expressed lilmselt as pleased.with liie local situation ton dilions, lie said, were nearly nor nil 1. "Thin is supposed to be-a general he cahl. "but as far as Incon- venience is concerned, tho average cit- would liardlv know that a strike was ho concluded. Mexicaii Sbvereignty Has Been Violated .WASHINGTON, June government and peo pie of Mexico consider it as a violation of Mexican sovereign- ty the crossing of United States'soldiers into Mexican'terri- Gen. Candido Aguilar, confidential ambassador; of .President declared today in a formal statenfent i issued at trie Mexican embassy. ;