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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta (VOLUME XIIL 'TWELVE PAGES LETHBRIDGE, AI.BERTA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE so, .1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 170 House Rises peremony Is Set for 10 Government Caucus To Be Held Thursday. ANNOUNCE LEADERSHIP DECISION Dominion Day in lethbridge JO Tournament opens on tie city courts ..aJ- continue's all day. 11 and Miner's play tic Scott Cup football garaa at Adams' Park." 12 Oars leave Gait Gardens io Uke cfclldren but to'exhibition "rounds combined Sunday School picnic. for the Wright Sfleld, tho cHy championship, will proceed all day on the golf links. The bowling green wilt be open to members and friends. NORRIS GOVERN'T FAILS TO GET CLEM GROUP p.m. and that the .two houses, wi-ii n at 10 o'clock tor me. Expected All Favorites. Dark Horses and.Native Sons Will Be prorogation. t- i f _ _ In Nightfall: Ready ror BalbUmg. to Start Over'Platform Being Dragged Out, OTTAWA. June- Svill prorogue at 10 p.m. today anci an Ipjporiaut: caucus of Unionist meniljers_'will be held at 10.30 a.m. tomorrow. Expectations are that the business of the house will bave beea complet-j cd at 7 p.m. act! that tho .two housesj formal p: The caucus will bo the must import Mt of lie session. Sir Hubert Bordcn; then make B dpnnlte announce-'. nient ns to.hfs intentions In regard lo the leadership. It.-is generally- at- that he will announce Ills re' llreine'nt -from nolitical lifo. Then' will come-1 the choice pt a. successor.; The name lion. Arthur Melghen, minister' of the'interlor, as well as that j of Sir" Henry Draylon, is mentioned I for the posl I ion. White has -definitely] decided'not to return to! In political circles Ihe rumor is cur- that the retirement of. Sir. Robert 'will -be. accompanied by that of Sir 'George Foster. In this event. Sir George may: lake the Canadian high commlsslonership in London. ThP'general caucus pt government supporters will, It is understood, be preceded by separate caucuses of Lib- eral 'Unionists and Conservative "Unionists for discussion ol tliii sltua- A reorganization of tha government following a' change in" leadership .would, it Isjsipecfed, be followed by k general election in the fall. Looks, as if Shoe Business Would NOMINATION STAGE REACHED AT'FRISCO; 'TO BE NO WET PLANK WillfyeLeader As Hold Post As Premier SA.N FRANCISCO, June to chiefs the tub-committee of nine drafting the Demoeratlc'-pWform has practically agreed on a prohibition is described as "slightly, and as being in "support of, the constitutional butj with declar-- ations for personal liberty and against "vuxatious interference.'" A League 'of .Nations plank, the same administration chiefs said, been agreed upon as Woodrow Wilson wants it without the dotting.' of an'i1 or the crossinQ of a'I'." ,As follows almost identically tho lines of the Virginia platform previously approved by President Wilson. William Bryan, In a fighting mood, speaking at a breakfast gath- ering today, expressed his dissatisfaction with the "wet and dry" situa- tion'before the resolutions committee and.said that he expected to fight' in thoj hoped to gain distinction as a reviser of plat- forms." SAN FRANCISCO, June sub-committee of nine making a preliminary draft of the Democratic platform, .rejected last night a pro- posal to Include a' wcfc plank.. The deliberatoins and vote were in secret, but it was understood that the vote against a wet plank was at a ratio June Ames Jloldeii; Mchieady, Limited, shoe, man- ufacturers of this city, havev been compelled lo'close down'their plan! for the Slackness in .trade throughout C hda is given as the reason for this Htep. and lo it is added another lo tbc tbat Canada is being Booded 'shoes 'roni the United'States M'hich the manufacturers thero have to dispose of. and which they are selling to Canadian jobber, at prices below coat, and a great dea below that at which Canadian ilrni! can manufacture. There does not, however, appear l Ing more uniform divorce (aws to'do away with "the scandal of easy divorce In the states." BRITISH SECURE-CONTROL of 2 to 1. SAN June 30.-p Stripped, for actl6nt the Democrat- le national .convention today: swiihg'lrito the biislness of'Eelect- Ing a: presidential homine'er Meeting hour earlier than usual.and .working under an ,or- der of business'; which' permilt.ed, 'the presep.Utlonj of candidates be'- fore the-'party platfii'rjri' hat been -adopted, entered upori and oratory whlch-'marks the placing of American candidates in formal nomination. With all nominating addresses restricted. mihiites and sec- onding five and limit-. 'ed to not more than three in num- ber to a candidate, .each of the possibilities had-not more than 25 minutes for full description of Ais merits and capacity for the highest office. In .the United States. Working under the program, it was within the range of possibility that ths nominating speeches would delivered today, thus clearing the way for the of the platform, the first thing Thursday morning, if the "resolutions'committee can complete it-. by that time. Speeches were on- the program nominating: W; G: McAdoo, Attor- ney-General Palmer, Governor Cox of Ohio, Chairman Homer S- Cummlngs of the Democratic 'na- tional Governor Ed- wards of New Jersey, Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska, James W. Gerard, former United States am-, bassadoi- to Germany, Senator Owen of W. Davis, United States to Great Britain. i, Still Bulldlna Platform SAN FHAN'CISCO, .'June Democratic platform still was in em- bryonic slage, but with prospects of presentation tomorrow'lo the conven- tion when tlie platform builders re- assfcmbled loday. Although many nilhor had been virtually settled, some In.prin- ciple only anil others in phroaeology as well, most of ihe.troubleBOriie ma- jor problems remained unsolved when the sitb-commlltee ol nlna preparing a tentative draft re-convened today at 9.30, ifler less than eifht hours' rest. With the meeting ot the full reso- lutions coromlUe'9 scheduled for 10 o'cUck the sub coramitleo arranged to meet wilh too main body, report par- tial progress and then resmno its'lab nrs. Hy aHornoon or night, Chairman Glass said, it was hoped lo go finally belore the full commlllco where a Ions spirited discussion was In progress. With a long session tonight, leaders hopei! to he able lo tring the complet- ed product before the convention to- morrow. League and Prohibition Slickers The league of nations anil prohibi- tion remained big harriers lo an agreement. Adjustment of tho however, was salt! to be In a fair way of realization. I On prohibition, the snh-commmee', rcmalnei1 largely at sea. All sugges-1 tlons lor a plank which would declare fnr repeal ol tbc eighteenth amendment or annulment of the- Vol- sloai! enforcement, law were said lo have been virtually thrown overboard to reports slipping out from closely sealed quarters, is said favoring a and wine provision. Tho re port was accorded sig'Dificau'ce becausi of Mr. Colby's wit President Wilton. No basis lor settlement of tho Itqupi 'dispute was reported' In sight .when day. drys.ifere.sald to bft Insist erft upon a prohibition .expression, i only to the extent'of a plank promts ing enforcement of -tbc constitution and laws generally and not Epeclfl ly. Tho to keep the platform entirely silentibn the subject also wa: still .prominently discussed. The platform's course pendent today upon the- suh-cbmpjil tee' conference with the full commit- tee. It was thought the sub-commit- tee's report ol progress ot last nighfa session might develop cusslon at the 10 o'clock session tpilay'.' It was expected, the full committee would recess until' this' af; teYnoon or tonight to await further' word from the sub-committee...... McAdoo to Sta'rid SAN PnANClSCO, June, .the eicvcnth-hour, friends of WmrCi. Mc- Adoo abandoned efforts to "prevent his being placed iii formal nomination. F. J.: 'DIXON, M.L.A., Winnjjieg who was elected at the-head of the polls In Winnipeg yesterday. 1-abor made big gains outside'.' Winnipeg" and Diion will likely' tef -le'iiTer bt the official abor opposmbn In the house with 10 or 11 members behind him. PREMIER T. C. NORRIS, of Manitoba, hts govern ment tailed to win a majority of tb seats In the general elections in. Ilia will still- remain premier, the .Litxjrals having captured the of seats ot any Declared Winners In i Manitoba Elections re ummary, of successful candidate (Continued on Page McADOO QUITS evised ry, of successful candidates and majorities follow: S -V Government >16: John "WMIims, majority 26. J. H. -Malcolm, 500. Hon. Thornton, 325. i E. A. August, 68. N. -Hrrhorejllk, !63. G. G. Scrkau, leading. 'GILBERT B, Tindiat- ir.'lS. G il on Dr. Arm strong, 187. W. Breaker, 6. J. H. HcConneJl, 344. Lakeside C. D. McPherson, 35. Hon. T. C. Norria. 10.' Hon. O. A. Grierson, 301. MOUNTAIN--Hon. J. B. Baird, 131. W. Wilson. TURTLE Geo. Mc- Donald, 35. VIRDEX-G. Cllngam, 391. lion. T. H. Johnson, CONSERVATIVES, 6: Vf. H. Splnk, 117. J. K. nidley, ESI. JiORDBK John Ken- nedy, G2. POnfAGE LA F. G. Tay- 287 SAN FRANCISCO, June 30. and final instructions came from ihe cast early today Hint Win. G. name was not formally to be placet, before the nemocffitic nalioha convention. Burris .Jpnkins. of Kansas City, who was prepared to mnke :t nominating speech for Mc- Adoo, revised IMS plans again and decided to accede lo the wishes of the McAdoo nian- nficrs. Wangb, .205. amelin FARMERS, BBAUTIPUlj Georgp Lit- e, M. Duproz. A. Mahb. 0. '.P. JeieteJ. S. Fletcher, 400. Magnan. W: R. Clubb, W. McKinnell, 6. INDEPENDENTS, 5: A. ft. Boivin (accla- U. R: Richardson, 55. ST. BONIPAOt] Jos. Bernier, 455. SWAN -R. W. Emmonds, Hi. D. Yakiraiscbak, 50. LABOR, 8: W, D. Bayley, 117. A. B. Smith, 694. G. H. Palmer. 459. K1LDONAN-ST. G. A. Tanner, ST. M. J. Stanbridge, OS. 3T. B. Krialjanson, lead- Ing. Farmers and Labor Cut Wide Swaths Into Moms Majority, Taking-Eight Seats Likely to Be Still Stronger When Winnipeg Results Are All Known-7- Dixon, Labor, Polk Rousing Vote in Government Will Carry On'and May Form Coalition With Farmers and Will Be Main Opposition. .1 I T WINNIPEG, June Manitoba teemlngly J-.v.'z adopted the group system of sovcrnmenl yesterday, they defeated the Norrii government in the that Noirls candidates could net com. mand a over In .the legislature, but ths fol- lowers of the present premier will .number 20 or a llttla more end will constitute the largest ainnle vrouf In the houBe. Later have t group of 10 or 12 and predictions are heard today that F. J. Dixon, who received a tremendous voto In Winnipeg, be of the provincial labor being based on the fact that he hVs had experience in the legislature and on his'outstanding achievement at the .polls yesterday. Winnlpes'" f> for the most part are still unknown. It Is conceded that Dixon and Hon. T. H. Johnson, attorney-general, aw elected, ftnce they lead the other 39 candidates by a big margin, even though Dixon leads Johnson f by "probably six thousand. It is claimed that the remaining eight seats will go about thros to labor, perhaps three to Ihe j government and .two to Constrvativee. Arthur Rogers, govern-' ment, is among the leaders and final count under proportional representa. -tlon might send her to tho ieglolaturc.-', At least half of the Winnipeg candidatee are 'Jelieved to have lost their deposits. Allowing one seat to the government and one to labor In Winnipeg, standing at-8 a.m. today is approximately as follows: Government, 18; Conservatives, 6; Farmers, 8; Labor, 8; Independ- ents, 5; deferred, 2. Total 47; with eight'other Winnipeg seats, makes legjetature of 55 members: "The duty of tho says the Manitoba Free Press, editor- .ially, today, "is to go straight ahead, carrying out its policy fearlessly, and In due- time meeting the legislature, where it svill find itself about as safe from defeat on- a vote of want of confidence as It was in the last house." The f-Vee Press, says the moat striking Incident in the voting was the In the vote of labor, and declares that "labor has now taken its. place a definlta'party in this country. The labor party bound to: become the regular official opposition In tho legislature. It will take place as an aggressive opposition, miking tho fight against which.may hold office." The Free Press dovbts if the labor group can secure any support from farmers and independents, for whom, "it says, 'che "natural and proper would be a general support of the government, as, It odds; most of them are pledged to do. Says Morris'Badly Defeated The Winnipeg ToleBraui in Us lo'ad- ine editorial today appeals to all. groups whb.vr.ere elected in opnqsltiti'n lo the Norris government their common starting point-tu. the (act. that the'; people of the pro'viucc ha'yo them, as' independents in opposition to the Norrls administra- tion." Tho Telegram says that with a gen- erous allowance, Premier Morris can- not command a solid pavty of'moro thnn 24 members in the-new legisla- ture, leaving him in a minority iis against all ;other groups, that the Morris administration Tomorrow, Thnrsdav, Domin- ion Day, being a statutory holi- day, the Herald staff will take a holiday, end no paper will be t published. Important news o'[ ff tho Democratic convention in Son Francisco, the Manitoba election situation, etc., will be tmtletlned In (ront ol tho ol- flee. been "Ignomlnously displaced hy the1 .I.'will of the people." Ttrat being the" A. E. Moore, SO. Tho Fas and Hupert's Lahd. Eight additional riiebibers to ho elected In Wlnhfpeg tentatlon. under propoitfonal repre- c.1se, the editorial points out, mem- bers elected. In opposition Io govern- ment candidates become "the body of independent pollticjil opposition out. QUEBEC FARMERS WILL i of which has evolved the government fit properly to administer the affairs Manitoba." WAIT AWHILE BEFORE ENTERING INTO POLITICS MONTREAL, June the clns- The Winnipeg Vote WINNIPEG, June 1 o'clock today unofficial returns luicl been com- of the second annual convention I piled showing the total first choice of the United Farmers of Quebec hero t for the Vance. lest night, no action I'ooWng toward tho formation of a political party was f laken, the reason being given that the organization was in doubt as to what steps to lake until the question of. amalgamation with the Cultivators' Union of, Qiiabec is settled. A com- nlttee appointed from tho executives f both organizations was to study ho mattcr'ami report later. The members were assured of the icarty good will of the United Far- ms of Ontario by Delegate J. A. laron of. Prescott. Board of Railway Com- nlssloners has today Issued an order naking July 15 tho effective dato (or .he new livestock contract which was o have corno Into effect on July 1. The postponement became necessary on account of tho time required Ton printlnc anil distributing tho- now onus to every railway, station in Can- ada, i BOY GOLFER DEFEATS LYON, CANADIAN CHAMP due., June golfing sensation oc- curred hero this morning in- the third round of the Cana- dian amateur golf champion- ship when J. H. McCtillongh, Beaconsfield, a boy of IS, de- feated Oeo. Lypn, of Lambton, ex-Canadian champion and probably the- host man in the Dominion, by" 4 and McCullough. was one up at the holo and increased his lead until tho finish. v ff ff ff LIVESTOOK CONTRACT EFFECTIVE JULY OTTAWA, Juno 30. (Canadian proiiorllonal representation in 2SG polls o-..i of the total ol 317. F. J.- Dixon, labor, continued to increase his lead over all others, and hart first to hia credit. Other Socialist ami latror candidates were well up-in the Cieorse Armstrong with firsts, Wm. Ivens with H. Russell wilh and John Queen, with W. A. Pritcliard Is next on the labor list wilh (H firsts. First among the government candi- dates Is Hon. T. II. Johnson, with 3.- 777 firsts, 'niul- following are Duncan Cameron, John Blovel, and Mrs. Arthur J. T. Haig leads the Conservatives with firsts, followed by W. J. Tupper, K.C., and W. J. Christie, The independents are well down in Ihe lisl, and nince there was no organ- ized Independent ticket it is thought that there will not be sufficient second and third choices falling to them to insure the election of any o[ them. Two New Commissioners For Board of Commerce May be Appointed Soon OTTAWA, Juno Canadian appointment is probable wlihln the next few weeks of Iwo commisfiloncra to llic Hoard of Com- merce of Canada, to permit of the bus- iness of the board, being carried on pending tho decision ol the privy coun- cil defining the exact kgal stains o! tha board legislation. The fact that the board was created by act of par- liament makes It difficult for the gov- tiTimcnl lo abandon the hoard. Sir Robert JBorden recently slated in tbc houso that the orders ot the hoard must be obeyed, the supervision of the board's operations require a slaff, for which salary cheques :mift bear tlio signature ol tvvu commission- ers n( the board In which the act re- poses flli executive Einlhority. The dlseiKslon of Ihe rcj-ignallon of the ended lo tbe house last nlgbt without any definite, announcement from tho prime minis- tor as to his provisions for the- future of the hoard. There Is some doubt that thfl KOV- ernment can legally make the board a subsidiary of tho department (of tr.ude and commerce as an investigat- ing and statistical department. The- legislation creating the board stfttidft until It is definitely upset by the high- c-xt legal (rihunal of Empire, anil Itie act calls for nn active board ol at least two commissioners, ;