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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xii. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, JUNK 1919 NL'MBKH Hit GRANDFL Sign Than Prolong the Is AllHude of Berlinera RESIGNED TO THE LNEVrrAfil.K Looking For Early Irrigation Action (Spfdal to The Herald) OTTAWA, Juno dent Maniocl. of the Lctlibrldgc Board of Trade was in tho ital unlil Monday. Wlvilc here he was busy nlong with A, Huclnman, M. P., in conferring wllh Hon. Arlliur Mcighen and Premier Stewart on irrigation mailers. Negotiations are. slill proceeding Mr. Buchanan Qiil.icip.itcs Ihnl nclion on the ir- Hgnlioii surveys being for will be carried out soon. Hon. A. J, McLean, A.lierUi minister of public works, is IILTO assisting in carrying on the negotiations. v Q 6 6 V O v O 4 LACH.fclE VOTEB WET MontrcsJ. Juno major- fr Jly of CC7, Lathing vore-1 itself out of V. Drniitlaril Consarm T3tc3 Bgzfntk Ibo ondpet, ftjw dtd Hnionliti; ''brtn'r. SlacNutl, Tliompaon, JoJiiutori, Held, Campbell, DftTls, Flelrtlog, Pardeq roail Duchan- an. The voUng atood; For (ha bad- get, 120; Bsa'.nst, 70. A gOTerDmei.! majorilj- of 50. ThO'Ieat figures were announced nl 3.IE !o Ui Ifon of Iho treaty, nnd rat If lea uumbsr of com JpcaKtnj- after [iiLJnlgbt lonlglit, !l. Li. Hlchardson, Spring EP.ld lib this was ailU a war gov- ernment act] ao long HS ttic war or aUermnth of Ibe ronlinucil U WBS his duf.v to support ll. On tariff maltera he atrreeil In tlio inftln v Uh Dr. Michael Hark. Hon. S. Fielding dcclarcfJ htm- EeU In favor or tho After Trarnlng the government pf llio danger of eiemptlon of (he war bonds from InxaUon, (iisio bonds were Celling Into the hands ot 'ho wealthy classes, he satd. and they would find after a Lime ihe poor nmn pnld Iho tasea TFOUM hare a rich neighbor paying noi a cam. Po'pllng out that DTB of tbe inlvocatcsL In- donaflon of ibe budget liecauso It had many of tlio features oC the reci- procity agreement, W.r. Fielding made an aitcnflfid reference to that Issue and .poked fun at the minister of fi nauce lor bringing abnnt -li_e had been senr. to parKamcut (o op- pose. Col, Jaiofla Arthurs, Kound, and Col. C. Peck, V.C1., Skeena, Bupported. (he budget, latter ris- InjT (o at'2.15 a.ui. Wage Award Means Big Jump In Taxes And Utilities'Rates Water consumers to pay 10 pef cent more for water. Electric Jight users, one cent per K.W.H. more on prd- ent rates, Street car fares, cash, JOc'for adulls and 5c for child- jTjUicos fljc preparing A ps.nerfll onl- i r r 1 i i -i i r or line cf work, which win include, IMS i'cn; tickets, lour lor a quarter, adults; children six tor siiics organlzalJoa. inady Imporlanl rafp m_ 49 'lie subjects under Ibo dlrc-dlon ot the "Im maJ DC mitlS. Including disarmament! Tho .nlllcd reply to Qermnn cpnnlcr-propo-sali (he dcUnite staloiucnt thai tho alllw Intend tn "begin Innnccltnta ncRollnUons1' for (.ho HniUallpn of nrmanienl. It etplalncd In conferoncfl quarters to- day that tbft Imrnedlate rnnipTnplaled -.vefe In be nnrtor tlio league of hit Eon 9 and lhal n plnjf ivould be ready lo prfient al Oc- tober inoctlng. A. F. OF L. IN FAVOR OF BESTBJCT1NQ IMMIGRATION UThANTlO CITY, XJ., American 4 Labor, In annual oonTftntlon here, adopUnl lodBF v lion farorlcg the restHctSon or the feeon- ulnictton perlM. "MID-SUMMER FOLIIE8" ON FRIDAY EVENINO 4 Q JadfJog from tbo Interest dlaplayert, tho main building at Iho OrouMi will rosera 4 ble In 'po4nt M crowds, the Ylo- lory Danco CernlYal yut on by tho llolarlani lieccmbar, when Ibe Alc'inadtr (lilt 4 Chapter I. 0. p. Z. and tha Girl'A Chapter-ilsfo (hofr mid- Polllos OQ Friday eren- 4 IJanctnp will ba the fen- 4 luro of Ihe biff event, K 12-pleca 4 orchoslrn baying heeq tecurtd, 4 The li In cocOlllon. Special street eitr f 15 minutes Is belnn pTOTldftrt 4 from 8.30 to 1 a.m. Dancing 4 from 9 to i. fr IF SENATE WDK OUT THE SHIPMENT OF UQUOR FROM WET TO DRY PROVINCE WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE; BIG FIGHT ON TORONTO, Juns tiar h6uce of commom wfll ftaM In (minding the bill prorilWrfftQ Impcrtttfon dY nfcho- llo liquor, ID to make prohibition end li Algned, Intttsd of If! rnonthiljuuufler, by tha eotmrwiii, Tlie effect thlt Jimtndmint will on coming rBfirtndum In h a of If the bill, I lowed to pttce li tlgrwd It li ftrgufd thit many who wauld vole for prohibition will not do 0 if the DJmlnFon government permlU this to be flooded liquor from other or from A The above arn the [irovislona niadc by the clly lo moet Ihe expend I turn, rtninfnj; in the neighborhood of needed for mQctlng "llio Increaao cntalted In current c.t- pensea which tho clly Is called on (o fncc, RJ A result of tha nrlil- IrAllcn boarJ nwaM. In addition to the above, (hero i la Lhfa probability IhAUtriFj mill rala will ha inr.rcaged to TP'MI ba lo provide for current eipenacn nod 2 mllis to make provision for nhle (axes. The proposal In re- gard (o tho mill'rale WAS mndcvlo Ilia council liy (ho mnjor. but did not meet wflh tho approval of Ihe commissioners. Tho njatler has, thoretorO, to be further fUscussed. The rf.'so In (ho rlcclrlc light moans thrU thn proaonl one of II cflnls per M n straJgti( cherge. The rate becomea [2 subject In (he vsund dis- count. The aUcrntions ii.fldp In sLret-t car fares, and lltrht rales will %n Into effecl on (he 1st In ttiRimr of (lie increased mill rale jjrovoscJ. Ilic mill rate (n C.iJpary been 2% mills h; Hie order the public iitlHtlcj ho.ir'd when inlseipii was givon that clly lo Ire'fl.sjiry boriris for llio s.jni "S" Soldiers Posted To Quell Riots LONDON, Juno (Reuler't) coal commlwlDn has con- cluded Its and iherp prob- will be three reports at It la expected the miners' will favor and ihe en's icctlon disfavor natlonallza- Ifon, while ihe chairman and In- dependents consider .1 ftufflclent caje been oul for nal- Ibnalizitlon; therefore, parlia- ment tfuflfit io decide. Editor Wallace of Ferine Wins tiuit From I ger Editor (Special.lo HcraM) FEIIN1E, June case of slander bronghl against Lnwson, editor of (he District Ledger, ami execuCvo of Lr. M. W. of A., bj- J. If. Waltntc, of the Free Press, was settled out of court morning 1-awsoii agree.i to to Wallace fZ50 ami coats' hi (he PJIKC and in retract liis atalcment upon which ihc was based. Tlie court conRralulalcd Hie parties and the nl- (orney.s for (heir nctton, and iTr. A. I. Fisher was rompllnicnt- cd for (lie ['art ho Liken In llng together. admits thai (ho statement of feet .upon .which be based lha arl'.- cle of was made to him hj- a (orjncT alO.erman .of Ihe rllv. anil he.was misled by It. Mr. .lark- son, ,tlio nlilcrmaii In the case, refuse J lo romo lt> conrl to tosllfy, hcintf outside thi! jurlsdlctfon of the court. Ihns Ilio c.nEfe u-Rs cnrlcri. MAY BE MORE BOMB OUTRAGES Jitiic 19 The rut oace of honili outrages Jllll hangs over I he .country, in llio helic-f nj officials of IliD" dei-arlment of Jui- Mcc, J. Fl.vnn, chief of the de parlment'a bureau of inforrnalioa, said todny Ibcrc were rnoro bombs (o come, bin said U wai laiposfllblc to say Ihe nj tempi lo rrcilo A rHgn of lerror by explosions would bo ItOMK. .Tune general strike, nuidi iv.is declared l.isl night.as. .1 protest against Ilio high cost nt liv- ing, continues today. n-Ithoul much disorder. Troops have Leen sta- tioned at various street corners, but ihe city for the most part la seem- ingly unaware iliat slrifce is In jiro- gress. Many shops are closed, hut the 5lrcet CRTS arc operating ami crowds of workmen and others spent considerable Ihne in promenading. An nttcnipt by the slrlkcra to in- duce Iramway drivers to abandon their work fa'.lecl. The strike leaders strike rluriug the last 21 iionri. All dally newspapers are nubllshiiiR ngatn in Vancouver following -a tem- porary suspension of two of them. The dlspuie Involved tbe (juesllon ol the rigbl of Uic printers lo censor news matter, bearing on the strike.. -The. Dally Sun, appearing Ihls morning for' the. first time sinco last' .Thurartav, prlQti In' Us ncwa columns the ial. which tlie meu formerly refused In spl up. Won't 'Scona WIXN1PEG, June Blalement telephoned In yeslerday that tha Cau- ftdian N'ertbern Hallway shops at Transcona ivere (o ho closed and tlie work rtono hereafter at tbu TOTL fiouec sJiopa, baa been officially de- nied. Onlnlgn HALIFAX, N. S., June r-. Slfton arrived In the city last iiighi; lo lake tho sleamer Olympic loday ton EnglanJ. wliero he will attend the I'.eaee conference as the chief repre-' aenlallre ot Canada and will sign Ilie treaty of peaca with Germany and the other ensmr countries. He was aeen by Hie Canadian Press and asked iC ha_TvouliI Fay anything'- ahimt the lituatlbn In and sairf: "The first Instinctive of the great majorfly of the people J Iiare no doubt, be that no EQCQ ar- rests would be mado at tha tfmo of a" great na thera eilsls, UH-- Ips9 lliere bad been strong evidence.1 ot the comrntssion of a serious crime., The question of (lio individuals re- also failerl to1 hold a meeting at tlie I 13 for investlRatlon. Tbey Pinszn Poppolo. tbe police had forbldtlcn. The strikers were charged by carblnlcrreB and dispersed, but they suddenly niched lo the fruit nnd marfcet where they upset all the stalls etl tbe scaUcrei] and CATHOLIC. CENTRE PARTY WINNERS IN BAVARIA I1KRNE, .Tune. Wire- t'alhollc- Centre parly was victorious virtually evirywhere in Ilavaria In Ihe municipal elections hold on Sunday. The Democratic anil fioriallst parlies mafle a poor show- Ing. LEAVE FOR GERMAN. PORTS BEAU, England. Juno olsnt I'nlttd Slnloa steamers, .wllli cargoes n( jiro visions for Germany, which were detained here for a few- days, have proceeded for German lioris. There was a report yesterday Ihnl they M on 111 lie held hero pending the tlgnlng of tbe peace treaty. wilt approve tlio proper administration of law and order." "Down With the Reds" TORONTO, June urg- ing the Dominion government to go 'ahead and use thn 'strong arm" on the' Winnipeg iabor leaders now In cus- tody, Ihe Mail and Empire today says. In an editorial headed "down Tilh the reds.-" "The government started on (he right course and we hope It will not' waver a hair's breadth therefrom un- lil II has put down nnd disposed of tbe whole gang of revolutionaries nortV busy in this rountry." MONCTON ELECTRICAL STRIKE SETTLED MON'CTOX, X. B.. June strike' of the electrical workers In thia city, Insofar as the Monet on Tramways Electric Oaa Company is concerned, was settled yesterday: and .She men have resumed wort. Some concessions la ttta way of wages and" belter hours wero promised thft men, LONDON. June rapoH- td of Important Donelf bscin by the Dolihavlkl If viewed In London zt a heavy blow to tha maintenance of thi iovtet government. The Bolihtvlkl de- pended upon the coal from the Donetz region to effect Improve- rnanli an the raHw.iyi jntf to oper- BAD. FIRE, AT UNITY VNITY, SAsk., June The Inost d'saslrojis fire, ID Ilio lilslory ot this district lost evening did damngn to Hie extent of over Storting In Norton's Enrage, on -Main street, U completely destroyed the building: P- (.'Tals'fi cliorplng nitll; ilic poat- house; new olflcc, and pnrtlftlly ilcstrpyed Ihe neir Oddfcl- low'jt lemrlo nnil-two ylorca. Methodists Wrathy Over Action Of Senate on Prohibition Bill TORONTO, June fcle- phonfi received by (tie Methodist conference Ihortly. be- fore midnight, fnfcrmlng (hem that the icnale amended the bilk paised by the houie of-cOm- prolonging the life of pro' hlblllon throughout 1ne Dominion for One year, canted much Indig- nation In their ranks. A-reio'ullon'mflVrfld bv Rev. J. of P-lld'and, was mousty carried, condemning itronn the action of tne seirate the houie (a take drittlc action, either to hive the senate reformed or Gbolfthed, In order that the will of the choi- en representatives of tha might not bt trampled under fodt fay A body having no direct rt- SDonilbllltv to the electorate. ;