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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta Miners Accept New Wage Offer O.B.U. Grip Shows Weakeningl Nearly] Votes Are Polle Supplied By li. C. i "Mills'May l-'intl Themselves V Without OIL SUPPLY FOR MILLS IS'BEING SHUT OFF (Special to the Herald) June throughout District No. IS uuon proposed 'agreement submitted I large eupugh to warrant the belief j vote! that tho U. M. W. cf A. will toon be to "s last While the volo here was small, not week to the-limners of the district was for acceptance and 971 agalnai, Bhowiag a rote ol nearly threo to o'ne- over 120, (here arc enroled at _tr-.e, mines between four and flve hundred men srho have signed the In favor of acceptance. jand this number Is increasing. The, The lolel vote of 3.151 is a much output of the mines here and at Ml- larger vote than-'fliany had expected owing to the, strenuous o'njiositlon ot tho moro radical B. U. men, and Is chcl Is a very steady tonnage, hover-; Disturbances ing a round'the 3.000 mark, thoujh the coke ovens are idle. DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION AT FRANCISCO OPENS; MANY MUST BE DECIDED UPON Ele- VAN'COUVEK, Jur.e famine in fuel oil faces the paper-making Industry in British j if the famine conies, (hero riniy be no newspapers'in Van- couver and Victoria, Seattle and. Ta- coma and'other Pacific coast cities as San Francisco and Sau Diego. Calgary, I.eliibridgo and Bd- Alberta, 'will also ho flffect- "ed. For tho most part all newspapers the Pacific coast are dependent on Ih'o great manufacturing plants at Powell River and Ocean Kails for thelr.suprjlies.of newsprint. The m Canada's Vole in League Assembly SAN FRANCISCO, June his keynote speech to the Democratic con- vention today, Homer Cunimings, temporary cbairinan, declared for en- ilorsatlon of tho peace treaty and the League of Nations' by.1 tho ..United States without reservation of any na- "There is great pretense-.of alarm merits in Ahcona, Cadore j -and Other Cities. 13HUTARY. HOLDING j SITUATION IN HAND i ROME, iisturli- ances in and arouiTd'Anepna are; re- I ported in .dispatches' froS'that, city jai'ound the. labor i.uJjreauVjrt Ancbna laud dispatches' indijhiUl. .they have a Irnac'ilue been killed in encounters An iack was made' bar- racks'and a were anarcilats'were Will Wage Fight For "Drys' bemuse the United States, has'entcr 1 ruin- one vote in the International assembly led to Ibe scene were riicl with shois against ihe six votes of Great neighboring houses and it is said FA. Found Dead aro run by steam serievatcd from boll-1 'uro-' supported Can- "e'rs fed by California fuel-oil. While aja's right" to a vote mahp league )u. the past'feV years thcro -has beftn 1 assembly. Dealing -with, this phase nmple'supply of oil. the situation is -of the subject, he Eajd: and there is every day less .oil" for. British Columbia paper mills." -The companies noti- fied to cipecl no more cargoes than :tliose In-hand at the present time. cargo of oil for each mill appears to'.be tho absolute limit. Thq; anills will have approximately two' months'- s'upnly available after this iwcek.: It will take from seven months pne'year to convert'.lhfi power Eysr 'ones. serious 'situation than llhls-has pYer, confronted the paper irf- in end the prob- ie.m nearly every .newspaper publisher oh -the. coast.. -Officials -of Standard'QirCpmpa'ny in1 Caltfor- nade up' ide no tate'J. the great: demand'for oil arising Dm, of-many new steam a to "the if the famine' comes It-will likely 3iit many cities and hit them 'hard.; p. from .the Eastern Canadian are out ot the question. Austra- lian paper publishers would also be deprived of'their supplies. Shortly after: o'clock' this morning'the dead, body of a man, identified as F. A. Fisher, agent for 'the Metropolitan' Life-.Insur- ance Co., was discovered in a stable belonging to the Pibnter. Lurpber Co. on, Thirteenth street norths ThVdeceased liad his resi- Fjrsi: nvenue A north. CorpneV Huniphrles, a doc- and Wallis, of the tp the. scene being rtotK 130 ns of newsprint in Ji year. Booth .Makes Offer OTTAWA, .Jimp An- offer to feuarantee to one-half of the amount of the newsprint paper, now, in dispute between the Canadian daily' newspap- ers and the newsprint manufacturers, amounts !ci about tons sper year, has been made, to the com- mlttee of the cabinet by John 'R. Booth, 'large .newsprint manufacturer find lumberman or this city. 'What effect" the offer ot Mr. Booth ylll have in-slaying tho action ol the government" ill the passing of jegisla- Ion, licensing _tho exports of paper, So: far- as can -be .ascertained with gard, to. the the late F. A i Fisher, which'took place in the stable ot the PioneerDumber Co.-in North Lethbridge this morning, it was caus eA by heart failure.-This is the opin ion of Dr. ROy who'.was called to the scene where death took place. There was suffering from jll-heaUh at the time; he, as far as can be gathered wns on his the Metropolitan Life Insurance In the Sherlock Block, and .was'expected .there in thi usual way at 8.30 in the morning ty the Canadian Daily Newspapers' i i.) not considered necessary. problematical. It isjed was 41 years of age. that the'offer of Mr. Booth will largely remove the cause for complaint, and If so, then I will be a matter foftho govern- ment to deal .with the Fort Frances Pulp Company instcad'ot passing leg- islation affecting" all the newsprint manufacturers. The Fort Frances U.F.O. TAKE ACTION ON SUGAR CASE Claim Thousands of Tons Choke Warehouses While Refineries Are Closed Down. .J HERALD WILL BULLETIN MAN. ELECTION RESULTS Tuesday Ip election day in Manitoba, when the provincial general elections .will lie held. Owing to the fact that-there. artia largo number of farmer can- didates, find owjng also to the Pulu and Paper Company, it was toilay..havo formally notified all Canadian customers that they will not j continue (o supply them wllh jac[ Winnipeg city pro- nrlnt paper after July 1. ami, for the present at least.- will niakc no pales of roll newsprint In Canada. fWOOO ALCOHOL GETS FOUR VICTIMS HARTFORD; Conn., June Deaths in this city from -wood Alcohol rpoisonlng were reported to the police Yesterday. NEW YORK'FUNDS NEW YOHKi Juno ex- Change steady, demand 1-2; cab- Jes S3.07 1-4. Canadian dollars 87.75. portional representation is be- ins fried out for the time, with the aftermatb of the Win- nipeg strike also very much in evidence, great public Interest attaches to the results. Accord- ingly the Herald has arranged to keep its Canadian Press leased wire Open during the evening until the results are known and all interested are Invited to coll phones 122-1 or 1252 for the results. Bulletins announcing the results will al- so be poa'.ed in front'of tho Herald. 4 to overturn1 social order the eptirb country. Unera- lho rcaEon tor the progress and for riot Germany Must Make Every Effort To Execute Treaty, Declares the New .Premier BKI1MN', -June Konstantln r-'ehrenbach, heart of the new German government, read In the reichslag today the declara- tion ot tho government's program, "Germany, harlng accepted lho treaty of Versailles, ccnnot, so long 33 the countries formerly enemies do not consent to modifi- cations, do other than make every effort by IU Internal and exter- nal policies to cxccato the engage, menfs tnhcn in no far as that is he Mid. Referring to ths anniversary of the signing of the treaty of Ver- sailles, the chancellor "Moro must honestly and without re- nerve, fulfill her engagements to reduce the army of effectives ne- cessary to maintain internal or- der and" police tho frontiers. Ger- many must the other measures of disarmament and dc- vote herself to the work of repar- ations loyally and unreserved.'" TORONTO, June Farmers of Ontario have issued a writ against Brothers, wholesale grocers, Toronto, for damages for failure to'deliver to the United Farmers' Co-operative company thirteen carloads of su: Fgar at a hundred, contract price. The writ has been served. In connection with the action the Teleorani on Saturday said: "When the.1 case comes to court, It is understood allegations will be aircii that the Dominion Sugar company at Wallaceburg has tons of sugar in storage in various buildings in Chatham and Wallace- burg and that the-.refinery has been forced to close owing to the J fact that there is no place to j store the-raw material which is now blocking the yards at-that point." They have :been.attacked wit' revolvers and hand and have replied with! machine'guri'i fire. Many on each side have and wounded. Want Troops Withdrawn debate on Ihe Albanian''situation1 In the- cham- ber of deputies, Socialists demanded the withdrawal of Italian ier Giolitti in replying, said the gov- ernment-was not sending troops to Albania lind reminded the', chamber that when he was last premier, he had urged; that Albania ought to be com- nlctely Independent and had done his best tp secure Ihe formation of stable government. Troublc'at Pisa ;P1SA. Italy, June were attacked here Saturday, but the assail anls were repulsed. The rioters built barricades In the street and pillaged liquor and clothing stores until order was restored by reinforcements to the garrison. Two- ot the rioters were killed .and many have been arrested. There were a number of casualties among tlui police and soldiers. at Reziato BREESCIA, Italy, June ists and PopularistS tyive ciasrfcd at Rezzato, police Intervening, and In the fighting ono policeman was killed, anil It Is believed there were several other victims. WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Twlco: Democratic candidate for president, who is ono. ol- thei leading figurcs-at the Democratic national coiiventlou, Io select an opponent fpi Warren Harding, at San JYancisco. The convention opens today. The fight over Uip enforcement of the Volstead prohibition amendment Is attract- ing almost as much attention as the nomination ilseif. Br.van; the great com- moner is ihe leader as always, wliile EMwards of Jersey and Cos of Ohio, both possibilities as candidates, -represent those who favor easing up the prohibition the cf allowing tho sale of beer and light wines. Nomination of Candidate and Adoption of Patform Are the Main Items of Business. FIGHT EXPECTED ON PliOHIBITION ISSUE SAN' FHAXCiSCO, June gates and leaders were prepared tor a tight over both platform aiij candi- dates as the Democratic national con- vention assembled today lor iis open- ing session. The actual contention itself was only preliminary, hut the arrival c( convention day served to bring fur- ther Into the'opcn the questions ;whicb had been dividing delegates arid plcsiug the elder politicians-in their conferences. r.. The Keynote speech of Homer S. Cummings as temporary chairman, tie principal feature of the day's [irogram. Later In tho day, the newly-selected convention committees >vere to furnish the first real development as ther be- gan their task of writing the platform, bearing appeals from contests over delegate seats and making up tbo con- vention rules slate ot permaueni- convention officers. Tho livest subjsct-in. the minds ot the delegates manifestly was pending prohibition fight, but talk ct candidates was gaining more and more attention as the rival managers got down to cases .with the big body of unlnstructed and unpledged delegates. An innovation planned for this con- vention was the silencing great- gathering by a bugle call Instead of, the usual pounding with tho gavel. -As i tho bugler's notes came to an end the buzz of conversation on tie fioor-deas- cil. A detachment of marines stand- ing in front of the platform were to' raise the national colors and present- while" the 'baud, big" tip behind" the the .Star Span- gled Banner. The.formal call to order by Vice-Chalrman J. Bruce was to follow. Gompera Is There .o SAN FRANCISCO, Jure president'of the American. Federation of Labor, accompanied- by" Vlce-freslaeat Valentine, Win. Green' and-Matthew Wall, reached here last night and announced that they were STORES OPEN ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON to the fact that Tlmrs-, clay. Dominion is a. public holiday when tbo stores will'bo' closed, the regular weekly Wednesday iialf holiday this week has teen cancelled. Dublin Nears Stale of Siege; Railways Slop June corpora- tion of Dublin today passed a resolu- tion creating committees in certain areas to meet the famine threatened by the stoppage of the railways. Alderman MacDonagh. said Dublin was rapidly approaching a stalo of siege and that machinery must bo cre- ated to meet the crisis. Bombs Thrown j LIMERiCK. Juno railroad j hotel here was attacked early this' morning by unknown persons. Two bombs were thrown, hut there were no casualties.- General Kidnapped Codnty Cork, June Damage amounting to hundreds of pounfls was caused by rioters and win- dow smashers last nlghl. The Inhabi- tants attribute the demonstrations to soldiers' who left their barracks on hearing of the kidnapping of Briga-: dter-Gcrjcral L.ucas on Saturday night. Attempts to burn houses were Irus- trntcil. Train Robbers Get Long Terms QUEBEC, June Jus- tice Dtsy passed the following sentences thFs morhirig'm the Har- laka train robbery: George Topping, the alleged leader of the gang, gets a Hfe term at Not St. Vincent be and his confederates, Proteau and Le- vasseur are respectively awarded a sentence of 25 and" 15 years. PARLIAMENT MAY RISE WED. OR THURS. OTTAWA, June a definite date has.not been filed it Is expected that parliament will prorogue on Wednesday or Thursday. .1 prepared, to present to the resolutions committee a plank that would nieel lho needs ot.labor. Soldiers Want Bonus Plank SAN FRANCISCO, June men among convention'delegates to-. day perfected plans for obtaining the endorsement of the Democratic party or bonus legisaltion. It was decided; adopt the American Legion, four-." way plan of rewarding veterans of the ate-war, .by .extending paid-up inaur- rural or urban .homo aid, voea- 'education, or flat, cash coinpen- THE KEYNOTE SPEECH SAN FRANCISCO, 'June league of Nations covenant was .cham- pioned as the "Monroe Doctrine of tho by Homer ,Cummings, tern-. pcrary chairman of the Deuiotfrallc national ce-nvcntion, jn his keynote address hero today. Of the peace treaty's detest In the senate, he said: "No blacker crime against civilization Has ever soiled the pages of our history." Ho chi'.rac'.erircd 'the Republican platform as "reactlouary and proving clal." "Filled with premeditated slan- ders and vague promises, it will be searched" in vain for one constructive suggestion for the reformation of the conditions which it criticises and de- he continued. "Tho oppressed peoples o! the earth will look to It in -vain. It contains no message ol hone .for Ireland; no word i (Continued on age Nine.) GROWN PRINCE" OR DARK HORSE Will McAdoo Be the. Democratic Choice? White House Rules Democratic Convention Opening at San Francisco Today and May Im- pose Son-in-Law on New. Jersey Delegates Travelled Via Montreal But William Jennings Biyan Was Not One of Them. SAX FRANCISCO, Wood, Lowiien and Johnson wont it is considered qulle tlic events of IHo llcpiibllcan Convcnllon at Chicago earlier this month, prophets are chary down to defeat after a deadlock and Senator Harding, a dark-horso, won the nomination. Admittedly, however, he wns tho choice of the bosses in oppose ______ Warren O. Harding ot Ohio in th'e race for the presidency ot the United States. Prior to the balloting it Is difficult to guess which of tho big guns, favorite sons and dark hors6S will secure a majority of votes. At the Chicago convention, which had been advertised far and wldo a? an "wiijosscu" affair, the Three, lino Republican Lowden of Illinois, could not achieve a majority. A clique of Republican senators headed by Bolos Penrose of Pennsylvania decided the issue at Chicago. A Situation tho situation nt the Democratic convention Is very different, although. jlothat lho result -may he somewhat similar; There are few instructed delegates at San 'Francisco1, but opponents of the present administration at Washington declare that the delegates arc of the "hand-picked" variety, and may be de ponded upon as a whole to ilo wha they avo told. There has been-no at tempt to conceal Ihe fact that Presl dent Wilson has assumed control o tho Democratic- party, and that hi will will be felt to a very large exten al tho'convention. "From the Top" The convention will begin with th (Continued on I'agc four) Notice to Subscribers increased Costs Force Herald to Advance Subscription Rates. Economic conditions, chiefly the recent 50 per cant, increase in tne aist ot makes it urgently necessary for tho Horn d to amiounco mlvnnco in subscription rates. This last Increase in the cost of: news- print the price cent, higher than it was at beginning 1916, which fact alone, rniile mmt from other continued increases revenue Io meet the additional expense already upon them. 7hcr6 aro plainly only two courses open: (1) To give Herald readers a smaller and Inferior newspaper. (2) To kccii up standard ol every department and charge eacn subscriber moro. Wo believe our readers will agreo Hat -we have- chosen the r.ght course in maintaining tho slandartl at tho increased cost. The Herald has lho rcplitstion of being unquestionably tno pap" published in any city in Crmaila of tile size of LelhbrMgc. There are people on the the full Canadian Press leased wire sevvko is taken ana locM news by a large corps of district correspondent Is featured. THE NEW RATES 25 Cents a Week Delivered in the city, comrnencrnj Monday next, a Year by mail, effective July 1st. Subscriptions are, of course, not effected by the new rats untt. tsmi ot subscription expires. TJicso rates are nlready In force in the oilier citlca In Alberta. When the prfce of paper und other cOJts are reduced the Kerala-will willingly reduce the subscription rates accordingly. ;