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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta LETMBHIDG'K. ALUEOTA. MOXLUY. MAY CALGARY, MEN Threat to Cut Lelhbridge Water and Light Services Oft Has Been Settled Satlsiaclorily-Wl Umons Taking Sympa- thetic Strike Vote-May Go Out.Next Monday Situation in Tabloid ..Friday night, to UM .IH If the Winnies W I? IN.I union men the p.re.cnl tlm. to lOO.OW.m.n on trlk. In ern "Canada. RECEPTION TO HAWKER offi- cial reception will be given Jfarry U. Jlswker and LJsut.- Commander Grieve, the daring nviltorfirtio bed been glvon up as lost, when they arrive. In Jjoudon tomorrow from Scot- land. Tie reception Trill take place at the Maryleboue sta- tion, according to plans .ar- ranged today. fVeterans Declare I Public Services to be Operated branch of the Great War Veterans' Altoclallon haa public ttt aland In rejard (o the present itrlittt In wtitern Canada ai follows: The G.W.V.A. Lelhbridfla branch U In lympathy with organized labor Inasmuch fully BO per ctnt. of the mtmbcra are union men. The G-W.V.A. will remain neu- tral In reference to the various strikes. The .G.W.V.A. aland for keep- Ing auch p'ubllc eervlces operat- ing ai are necessary for the pro- tection of health and property. Thla stand, takan by execu- tive, was unanimously- endorsed at a mats meetlnrj of the nfemuer- ship Sunday afternoon. A statement was also authorized that by arrangement between President Longworth and Secre- tary, Peacock of Lethbrldge Mln- era1 Union, the city miners return- ed to" work thia mornlnfl. _j_ The olevenlh .day ol lio Winnipeg tees a greatly aggravated-con- dit'oi In we tern Canada wilh the number o[ union men. Including Dls -bid Xo. 33-miners, strike- BunAerlui cloM to 100.009 Bverv miner In District No 3S is out fow ot the eicenllons Is cltv rtlna u dozeu miner? are hack at work as a result of neso "Unions between ths city council and the miners' union officials On Fri Jav evening tus mavor that the" cliy rains was tied 115 fmmediite'y the cil) hall was thrown mlo a elate ot excllemenl for tbo closing of the city mine meanl tho culling ol' of light power and water Jsesotlalions were Immediate ly President-Christophers ot Dls rlct No IS, hilt adamant However better counsali prevailed nnfong the official! ol Union No ,4 ivlieu il was shown them that no- sen Ices for tho itrolectlon ol hoaith ind property mint bo kepi up with "tho result that (hoy recommend- oil lint the clty.nlno be reopened On Saturday evening about 15 30 the cilv conimlsslone'ri were Informed that miners be allowed to ork m Iho city mine to keep the powerhouse going hut no coal be aliened 10 be sold ror private use The sfike slluitron locally BO far Is concerned is taking a turn for the worse At a meeting ot Iho Trades tohncll delegates on ndnj night il was decided thnt a strike should be taken and Inl lo's now bring delivered return fblo Friday II fa orablo lo sjmpalhotlo slrlko with Winnipeg and everv ind'cltlon polnla that war then tho local i nlon mea will go on slrike next Vondav at mxa provided V tnni peg Is Bllll out This gives good lee waj lor the settlement ot tha leg strike und i most oesperale situ allon will >mo eroim up it a settle meet baa uol been reached by then That tho op'nldn ol local labor men _. .-i nrn very hopeful cessation ot work will he necessary'here; At Regml IlKGINA AHy evening neglna Trades and "Labor Council Trill tach.BOlne decision as lo -what ac Uon taien In sympathy with the strike talon -feeling here is running very 'Irons and in all probability will strike TWO CHILDREN .DROWNED Shipments Heing Refused at Local Express ing Definite Word The sympathetic strike Cat- Gary has shown its head here in the express men at the local office momentarily expecting the order to come out. With this in view, alt express orders are being re- fused, It is taken for granted that the strike will be on before the offices close this afternoon. Not much Information IB available" at the express office beyond that it ii fully expected that the men will go out following the-example of the express men'in'Calgary. In Calgary postal employees are also on strike in "sympathy with These are the x postal clerks and the carriers. A' wire was received in Calgary from the post office department that go- ing oui on strike would be equiva- lent to resignation on "part1 of those 'striking-.' This fit's-had .rio and. volunteers are ..being called for m Calgary to man tht lost office. FIVE CHILDREN BURNED Que Maj va children of Duperoun a rmer ot'La Patrie, were atti Inst night when Ibelr itroyeA by tire Sir Rbert Borden and Mr. Sifton Ri Ottawa and Take Seats t, 4 REGINA LEADER DELIVERS PAPERS BY AERIAL POST v J. MOOSE JAW, Sisk., May Groom, ot Kegina. who v arrhed here early this'.morn- ing tha llrst aerial delivery 't ot Morning Leaders, had a nosa dive while taking off at 10.20 this morning. SUSSEX NB May chll Dobson Lillian aged t and Clarence aged 11 were drowned in the Ketnobala -Iver fcere Saturday evening Their lather was nearbl at tho ttmo but did not. see tho eccl dent The bodies recovered tti" government or b> Hie department sorca intimation was received "government couhl not very well eipress an'opinion about H Mr liicha.dwn asked whether the postal emplovces in Winnipeg return cd lo wo.X at H am today as they had been notified to do. iiacl-enn replied that tho noi( Is I ilW flni1 tlml imsies la n dfty bit in gnlnlng j nor mallon hope Hint lion Arthur Hill, developments ttill tike place In Hit 1 olhhrldge soullic.-.sl dlsiricl Just as soon aa complete Information Is available, and (hit Ihrrefon 'Hie ox pcwl'luro lor further euricy fully iustlfftil Ilic rcoluii 'lion tr- MII of MIC (lonnrlnic n "'C o V in the on t iigcnu Hia'-tin E" tLia I am inclined to t'linlt that Fre mier Stewart rather over rates the re would be incurred in the bonds' ot Ihe Irrlga Ion dlitrlcls tint TiU formed es peclally If the goternmenl Is Itself ol the offer ol tlio Domln ioiv government actually 16 proTldo the necessary.finances.-.Both ol on govtrnmenls rMponslbllltles" in developing our igrlcullural rtaourcr on sound lines lhat they shoult be linked togethi1- In Co operative ac tlou In a matter ot such important is sound Tho Dominion goi srnmcnt innkes the show tho feasibility of ilia projecls- and n. fcrs lo loin (ho mons> for carrjing ihcm out Iho Uberli makCB the laws under which tho .pro- jects will 1io (idmllilsiereil, and.is1 geo- graplilrally so sltiiated that II Is sure li right auii proper that tho) should undetlake Iho dulled of guiding Ihe llial flu bo necePBa 1 and of seeing .hut Iho or xnnlzntlons-ire Wpl on lines mil ilso ol seo'tig that I the ore properly spfcsmnkd lor rcpijnrcnt hy lha nho will rto bcnt'lts of Ihe Irrlga tion aters It he lor P'emier art nnd. Ihft- Aliicrla .government to consider, not inni.li llio responsl hility tb the Dominion government for the rcpiynienl of the monc) lull the ro'iionfibllllj ol the AlbeMn govern 'Right here in Canada no one :can ortcll Ihe development two years ence It is not onl> laden ivlth urf ertalntj.but fraught ulth (ho grateH anger anu His people are living-ln fool s parad'sc and there one .Ctmg with less than the autocratic cla'a in Cinafla .leclarerl .President Yioori of the Ijniled Farm rs of Alberta in addressing [ho ivan on IJOcal U. F. A. and t, r V V ne evening recently. Ho declared lhal today we oicupj iiOn'.'o- Hko No with closed past and an unoponc-d book of 'he f iituro. Old Ihings have passed way and-nsw Ihings have to 'be ullt. Tho conflict between organized abor and organ'zcd c ipital is now on hot the orsanizejl capitil hai now be- gun to look at the firmers_organiia ion This farmer? orginizatlon Is and Ihey become nfrnid, "What did tho manufacturers do? Six or olght months ago they got In a desperate hurr> to open up a Hghl with orgnnlzcd farmer on the tariff quutlon The% opened It up and threw a hone lo organ'zed labor ami asked them lo coma intl Join agnmslfllils dangerous class ol linn crs Tlie firmeis Inve aleo been ling mention from the Kcconstritcllon Association lint the confidence ol the returned iclcran In Iho nrmers or ginlziliou la IncrciMng every daj. If c-yi not n luluro thnl irf in accorl the Iruo lavs ol We, we face i lutnro thlt is wllh Bounced aar> lame to him -_eui, t. !armers nould not set )oint organ! zallon of commerce and agriculture but Iho reply of Mr. was: "We cant wo don t want to The) started tho fighl hd added 'It Is 'tloiiiK Ihe farmeret much more good than aiuth'ng that has I appen cd 11 Ihe. forces ncling and reaching can.hul bo'd each other hack till nor- mal development takes place. Hut if the people get impatient and rise up nnd-kick the props out, they .are go- ing to do n lot ol harm. Instead of seeing us and trurg >o ret us to hold each side in restraint thcr tnM to gel us-tthe it is a fight between democracy and nutoeno Democricv Is Ihe peo pie themselves and developed Ihrough :heir derplopraent ol T great co-opera tire institution Unless we can develop a great fa oneratUo and unless cin principles heglnning individuals end local units The political organi zallon niust be volunlory. When the district unit comes together it Is deiro cratic and the neople mil rule Th' whole responslhllltv is OT the peopl tbemsaHes Facu unit ind each di; Irlct that gels together and tails will not otlcct the organization in the next iBtncl Tho tarmen will have lo ave leaders, but if Ihelr political or- 'a'nizaXlon is going to ho democratic hen the people must choo-o their carter" Tho executive bavo he farmers B 'system of organization, "the rest is.iip'lo'lhe district conven destroj stroy us then isir is going lo de troy us He explained lhat a plutocratic 01. ;inlzalion conslsts of 1 men with a yist imount ot money Invested Bu lift Onln Growers Co oonslstod SO 000 co-opcriling firmer" H Is cAoperitton ot men not of num. Ho slnfed his capilnl In tho li 1.0 May council of four of the peace conference has decided conditionally' toI re'sbenize the anil Bolshevik governmert of Admiral Kolchak and 1 kln- n2 t H-u'ers Agency here The for recognl tlon are that reoarillng .the-futip-e of Russ a these governments agree to convoke arid; acceptftha verdict of a. assembly Lenine Wants" Mav there Is no confirmatton from otLcr cources hit Mkolal Ihu premier of Rus-iiB has rropo'ed an to Admiral Kolchal, head of the government at. Omsk hero nre indicationsi that the LBolshe- vlki arc eierci'ed oier the fate ot Petrcgrad and Wirele s dispatches stale that the fle len'O committee ol Moscow is appeal ing lor vomen volunteers tor miljtary serv'ce in tovins and admits that non BolsheMk troops are appeirlng in out skirts ot Klga on Ihe left fcapk ol the Dvma 4 According 16 'a dlspalcti from Uii Henler correspondent with the forces In tha Murman k region there, is no doubt enlerla'ned that Pelrograi can be tnken but savs Us capliir lonld be useless owing to the allies natality lo feed the vopulafon i of communlcallnu Is 0 nilef long The correspondent as i hat Admiral KolchRks Iroop- shoul' ba In Vietaki in Bit weeks soo atlenMrd should be in lodch wit tho Archangel forces Forced to Alight Owing gine SsvoV Hut, Machine Lost RESCUING SHIP HAD NO WIRELESS LONDON1, May G. Hawker nnd Lieut.-Comnianrtci McKcnzie Grieve, the two air- men who started last Sunday in-., in attempt lo fly across the At- antie' from St. Johns, New- foundland, have heen picked up .it sea and landed in Scotland. Holli men were in perfect heallh. It is officially nnnounccd by the admiralty Hie avinlors were picked up in latitude 50.20, longitude 29.30, haviny alighted close to the little Danish steamer Man, owing to a stoppage of circulation in the walcr pipes be- tween tlie radialor and CT pump. 'Ilic not S-ned hands ofl Sopwilh au- the signal "Is il I.vwkci was Ihe qucslion IqW ihe fiom lllc'Bvilte, is flic most il of >colland Hie sleanier. ion aulocratlc machine method will Bene dpmocracj It inu't be a and the.farmers now have Ihelr opportunity The farmers vlll lo adopt their oun pTatform at their district eonien tion hut il tne provincial conven tion tlio) adopter! .Ihe farmers plat The district convenllon will Ihare lo discusi Ihelr securing ol Innds for their political organization Mr Wood did not favor limiting the cho'ce of i candilale lo a farmer for they might find a liwyer who ifilght gUe Ihom belter in hwmak lug thaii'any man In the district Won't iSTay ng weather forecast's of yesterilRy at. Ponla del- his morning.cabled Ihe'.navy nent tbat the naval seapline S L J >till was held at her moorings by uii- night conditions. Yv'eathei reporti trom the Azores Indicite'd tl c probably je resumed before Tucsdai al the iBrllest, it was said todaj Another Celling Ready ST JOHNS Mild May nnd operating a Vickers, air- pline began assembling ot their maehlnex this morning it di where Ihe Martlnsltle machine is locat- ed The> have "his field in view for the iinalTflightjlt.-.QuhllTidl proves unsuitable tiling Iroiu the Hltef lightly load cd. they plan-lo fill ths comnletelT at tho now grounds -vhlch may be a field at Htrtmr Orare apTt from Iho Handley Paite field Austrian Delegates Are Now Officially Acknowledged; Have f Sent One Note, Reply to Terms mf il lo BO ilarnhle y rtjnnher of Ihpir wllp'" coiuinlnif MC! hie li pttnino'- l gnln from liis fnnn ScVausc the farmers saw thnt trade and commerce wcro.so locked up with politics commerce rules politics aril the (trmcri v. llTiave to get Into poll tics it the' ire going to noho coni mercrSl problems Tlio i> reiil ol the people been >oting hi nils against each other being doml noted hy the 5 per.cent, who wero Doling lor Uiemselies lonitmimg. Mi1 -the t HAS NOT HAS N Jul recent report that Gen Potlnra, Ihe fr Ukrainian rommander had joined Iho Holshcvtki Is iiller ly false, the bkrainlan prcai here on the basis" ot Inlorrailloi received ifora Slanuli" In al sner to hors fanners poll lici! move' dlftercd from llml of old line parties, Mr Wood related how as f. I ibe-ral good and true he hid appointed R dclcsn'? lo a nomlnaling tonvcnlfnn dlled by an unseenihanJ and when vollng on Ihe nominees be look a chance on one of tho or IhrenNnonS ol he knew When Mked; li he hid any Idtt when the Dominion would be ViooMs replied that he had two lipi eaell said to ne reliable on" Uiat m elsctlun would be called m sx wetVi'iinil aoothef 'bal it would not be before IS months He did not know uhlch -Me right A few remark] ftere made by Dl rector Sloane oftiayle> Mr Clenden ilan ei M F P Macdonald and anothcf gentleman The opening ceremonies Included ihe Nalfonnl Anlhon the singing at Me new pollffcal talllo try s larmen ol this mlghly larld Organize Or organize v nllh the aliilleace joining In the chows PARIS Msy credei llala ol the Austrian peace d-le Bates at St Ge malne have been approved of by the credentials commission of the peace confer ence and the Austrian dclegales have tent their llrst note to the and assocla'td powers The note deils with CoHnthlan- af fairs. U. S. TO KEEP GERMAN WVSHINOTON Mai advices roichet' M'aih ngton lodu that a fu.l under lauding had been readied In Ihe council ol four at Paris by which tlie Ijmlel Slltes keep a'l the German stilus suited in ports when Iliis coinlry entered Iho Great lirlain had prpposcd lhat lllo, iCOOOO tons of German shipping seized In thi ciunlol as as German ships se ?ed In other coun irics he placed in a common pool and allotted on Hie basis of tonnage lost ihrongb letlOT of eneny submarines rha UnlUd Slates had rcidise 1 lo ac code to thb plan. GERMAN GENERAL CnlTICIZE3 TERMS' May ahoull tefuso to sign Ihe military 'and ceo i omlc. lermi o! the peato treaty which are nol acceptable according to statement hy Cm Count ______. i Montgtlas ono of Iho German dele gates tho correspondent of Ibe Seusledte Nachrichten of Ber lin and ctholed in Munich He asserts Ihit the military terms do not allon Germany n sufficient number ot troop lo inanlam outer, Ihe recent eventl in Berlin and Munich being cited n a proof rl this stilcraeul Gen MontgciM ilso "ajs lhat a pro- fessicnal inn} is a grave daige- troni Hi ccoiiomif polit HP aid" that tne, acceptance of the. economic clauses would '.'condemn German vorlrlngmen. lo slavery GERMANY WANTS ALL TO DISARM Jiny 'f lias heen reach- ed from unimpeachable that tho counterproposals to be made hv Germany lo the peace will dcc'aro In favor of military dlsarma raenl lhal Germany Is ready to feduce her forces to fOOO within monlhs allor tho conclusion ot peaco and b> Ihe eiplratlon 6f an other year lo cut Ihe size ot the srmy dean lo JODdtO nieu U willte declared that in tplW ol internal disorders, and Iho nece- sity for defflrding her tier irmnj thus agrees lo disarm abend ol all other poner" It is pointed out ,hit ihl-, gives ndeti.ilo proot of Oer ii i mans i aefefmlmllon (a renounce- all mllllarlstit. and irtpcrialistio ;