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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1920 THE ILFTHBRIDGE DAILY PAGE NINE Amalgamation Under One Head With 0. E. S. WUteaide As Prwwdwt-Wil! Meet Miners oa Next. UNIONISTS BOLT? For.some months past there has. hot been merry .sailing In the ranks bl tie Western Coal Operators Asso- ciation any more- than there has been iu the else of the miners themselves. However, that is all changed now for at t, meeting held today In Calgary then..was effected an amalgamation of of the vest under .the Dew name of the Weqte'rn Canada Ooa] Operators with the following'officers: E.'S. Whltestde, Cole- First.- Gouge, Drumheller. "i Second Shank, Nordcgg. P. Calgary. Tho 'new association embraces the Western Coal Operators Association and the Red Deer Valley Operators Association, both, of which aro discon- tinued and amalgamated In tho one organization.' The first business of the association will be to meet the executive of Dis- trict No. 18 U. M. W. of A. which is now in convention in Calgary drawing up.a.inew wage scale, for the purpose ot reaching a new agreement for all Amines In the district. This meeting was to have been held today but the miners-have asked for delay until af- ter International President John P. While arrives In Calgary, which Is ex- pected to be on Saturday. The oper- ators have expressed their entire will- ingness Jo postpone the session as they are pleased that Sir. White will be present to give his advice and ex- plain working conditions nW existing in the big mining fields in the TJnitet States. As a result ol the delay, the meetIng.will likely be held next Wed- nesday. NITTI FORMS CABINET LONDON, May NlllI of i cabinet resigned on May formed a new ministry, ac- cording' to a Central News dispatch from Rome. OTTAWA, May Citi- zen says: "A group of western Union- ist members held a caucus this morning and talked over the budget. There is not much In it for the west and it would not be surprising If some ot the members from that part of the country line uj> for tie Fielding amendment. "Four members on the gov- ernment side who bolted once before did not go to (he crosR-benchea for good are Davis of Neepa-wa, Campbell of 'Nelson, Buchanan of Lcth- bridge, and Douglas of Strath- The-three first mention- ed may-do so again and along with them may be certain mem- bers from 'Saskatchewan. Con- servative-Unionists are likely to stand j. BANK CLEARINGS Bank clearings tor the week ending today yere }S 95, 521. 00, 'as against tor corresponding week a yvar ago.; Farmers Cannot Estimate Loss- es As Province Was Affected Three Interpleaders to He Ar- in Wages Are Involved What appears to be a complex af- fair, with the livelihood of it being lODg drawn out, is the suit in refer- ence to the Felger Farming Co. which caine.' up before Mr. Justice Walsh on Thursday morning at the Supreme Court sittings.. There ire no less than three different Interpleaders which irlll each be tried separately. The casei. now being heard is that ot Sherman Llvergood. who repre- sents tha judgment creditors against the estate, consisting, in addition to for caring tor the same, and that sha is the sole owaer of the same and is entitled to all moneys from seizure. In regard to the preliminary objec- tion a> to the validity of the writ of attachment, His Lordship reserved de- ilon, the- case proceeding mean- while. The plaintiff Is represented by L. M. Johnstone, of the firm of Johnstoae and Ritchie, and the defendant by W. S. Ball. In the other interpleaders to follow, the plaintiffs are R. W. Mur- flu represented by R. A. Smhh, and J. and represented by C. E. Csmeron, with defendant claimants John Home and J. Lothian. Tho cislm against the Fclger Farm- ing Co. for wages due by the parties named amount to made up re- sjwetirely as follows: Jl.085.53, J1.7C4.- 7X 5936.50, JS15.35. ?250.00, J1.212.2S, NURSES (ETNEW SCALE OF FEES UNION TORIES DECLINE HON, BOB'S INVITATION is becoming dally more apparent that when Hon. Robert Rogers stages his counter-attraction In Toronto on May IClh there will be a few defections Irom the Unionist ranks in Ottawa. Soiae Conservatives are trying to make.themselves be- lieve that they can attend the round- table conference In Toronto without prejudicing tfcelr present position with the Unionist party. Whichever unit falls heir to the old Conservative mantle, the toriest Tories or the they would like to be In a position to step inside where it is warm. However, a number of Con- servatives sounded on their inten lions said at once and without hesita- tion, "We will not bs there." Plan Sugar Boycott In The States WINNIPEG, May in hljiselfi of Murfin. K. K. Weber, nurses' fees ranging up to a (1 a day Reports received in Letbtorldse to-'FTans" Holskov, Oscar Luenlng, Jomgl increase, 'effective Immediately, were day concerning the recent windstorm Com, John Turtle. Nick Stasck, Rufus announced hy the Nurses' Registry. Weber, Charles William Taylor, Will- The new.rates are: General and ot- lam Taylor, John Lacbenbaucr and E. stelrlcal hurting a day for the first K. Lackenbaiier. The plaintiff, with day ot less (except hourly others .who were farm laborers with at the; same rate for any portion the Felger Funning Co.. with wages week; ?5 for contagious Isolated '-----is only, 12 hour duty, and 24 duty, for mental and alco- SPANISH SHOWING OF FANS MADRID, May ish cities are-Intensely interested' in an exposition of fans to be held here this month. -More than 4DO beautifu specimens showing the developmen of the art of fan making in the las three centuries hive been entered in the 'exposition. 'Queen Victoria among the first to'Offer her suppor for the exposition and to participate insit. Others of royal house, in- cluding the Queen Mother, the Infan- tas Isabel and.Luisa, the.Duchess ol Talavera and nearly every titled -wo- man In Spain followed her example. ndlcate that the damage from real! estate changing positions has been rreater than at first anticipated. Many 'armers questioned on the matter roiced doubts as io how their crops cunie through and would not Dttimato the damage, preferring to wait until tho grain shows above the ground. Around Commerce the damage Is said to bavo been serious. W. R. Hughes says he lost practically half his crop, while reports from other farmers indicate losses. There dirt in the air during the recent storm than many that district had ever seen there be; fore. In the heavy clay area north of Commerce the farmers are said to have considerably. All through the Commerce district tho roads are blocked with large- sand drifts. Travellers from the north say that from Edmonton south' the san'dstorni was had. In Edmonton street cars suffered by the ioss o! and many electric and other signs were owing them, seeks to set aside a hill I 'of'.sale held by Julia McMay Taylor, nour WINNIPEG JEWS PLAN RETURN TO PALESTINE WINNIPEG, May ot 90 Jewish families from Winnipeg to Palestine is being arranged by two so- cieties, it was learned recently. The former has sent to Palestine to purchase latter already own 'worth; blown down. conditions prevailed in Calgary. widow of the late John Taylor, of the Taylor Milling Co.. for the purchase of certain hogs to the value of plaintiff, for the judgment cre- ditors, claims that the said goods! were, at the time of the seizure by the sheriff the goods of the judgment debtor the Felger Farming Co. De- fendant, Mrs. Taylor, says she has no knowledge of allegation contained and demands proof. Preliminary Objection the case came up there was a preliminary objection made by W. S. Ball, who' is acting for Mrs. Taylor, that the writ of attachment after the seirare of the hogs by the sheriff was void and improperly Issued, and': that no valid seizure or attach- ment was. ever made by the sheriff of said goods and chattels under said writ of attachment. Defendant fur- thcr says that she Is the owner of the nolle cases, f6 a day. NEW YORK, May 20.-VThe so- called shortage of sugar does not reads a statement by Marcus- Blakemore, president of the National Preserves and Products Association, who has investigated available sup- plies with the help of the department of Justice and representatives ot refining Industry. "Present prices represent pure fiatiou, caused through hoarding by sugar speculators.." Mr. Blakemore says that he': and', other members o( the association had been surprised by the amounts of sugar they found stored up in Uis United States. "After the members heard our re- port of conditions they voted unani- TEACH NURSES HOW TO retuse to 8Ugar. HANDLE T. B. CASES untn [he present high prices are cut.. in two. We will close down our REUIN'A, May scheme 'or lories after using up tho supplies we the establishment of a training school now have if the> speculators refuse to teach nurses the best methods ofito listen to reason." handling tuberculosis caies has been! is the hope ot the association, submitted by the medical superintend-) Mr. Dlakemore said, to start a coun- ent ot the Saskatchewan sanatorium' to Dr. M. M. Seymour, commissioner of public health for Saskatchewan, for consideration. try-wide movement among manufac- turers using sugar and also among the. housewives of the country aimed at the present high prices. BLUE RIBBON Practically the same hogs by value of purchase made from In the Red Deer district the wind: was strong but there was apparently not- much dirt moving. N. Y. FUNDS NEW YORK, May ex- change vas steady today at <3.8 for demand and for cables. Canadian dollars were heavy at 89.25. the Felger Farming Co. on July 18th, 1919, 'whereby she purchased nit the said goods for and that the Fel- ger Farming Co. gave defendant a bill of .sale of tho said goods, dated July 18th', 1919, and which was duly regis- tered In the office of the clerk of the on August The defendant further says that until date of "pretended sale" she had fur- nished 'ji pose's or all feed for pur- feeding said hogs, and labor It is easy to imitate the advertise- ments of BLUE RIBBON TEA, but the tea itself can be neither imitated nor equalled MAN H.C. OF L. COMPLETELY KNOCKED OUT IN FIRST ROUND Your opportunity at last. You cannot afford to miss this. The High Cost of Living is troubling everybody these days. You can knock the old boy dead by buying these suits at 1914 prices. Our stock of Men's Cloth- ing much too large ior this time of the year. EVERY SUIT MUST GO PRICES ONLY? VJ EVER in history was clothing as high as today, and you can believe us or is going to go much will be good business on your part to take advantage of suit sale. You all know that we only stock high clothing is made by Canada's best taUors. Nearly every suit carries the 20th Century label, which means that every suit is hand tailored by expert workmen. SALE STARTS AT EIGHT O'CLOCK ON FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 21st, Be Early While Stock is Complete 33 .75 Buys any suit in the store, sold reg- ularly up to Buys any suit in the store, sold reg- ularly up to ;If you Hke to be weH dressed and consider quality in cloth as well as expert tailoring you will quickly realize that these prices are right. We will do our best to wait on you as we arc pulling on an extra staif of clerks but do not lose patience if you have to wait a few" minutes. Our sales wili be few and far between, but GENUINE. BERT. MEN'S SHOP KESTER'S ALEXANDRA HOTEL BLK. ON THE CORNER A repetition of our Bargains of 1918. ;