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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 26, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xn.\ LEyHBMDGE. ALBEJIt^. MONDAY. MAY 26, 1919 NUMBER 139 V MEN STRIKE mm WESJ: WHO mmmm Tlireat tod^ut Lethbridge Water and Light Sfetyices Off Has Been Settled Satisfactorily-Local Unions Taking Sympa-ihetic^trike Vote-May Go Out. Next Monday Strike Situation in Tabloid \ Miner* of District No. 18 �re out all over th� drgtriog^- Aoreem4nt. ha* laeri reached whereby minera of city mina Want back to work thia hiornfng to mine enough coat to keep the power hcuaa goino, thiie cupplying water, light and power. \ Local unlona affiliated with th� Tnadea and Labor Counell daetdad ^Friday *i!ght. to Uka a atrike vet* rctuanabia on Friday, whiah. If favorable to a aympathatio etrike with ^^Innlpeg, and If the Winnipeg ttrlka la not aattled In the maantlnM, will reault In ioeal union men going on atrike next Monday at It noom , Calgary union men to the number of WOOO went eiit at neOn ttoday. Edmonton union men to the number of IMWO w�nt out. at noon todiiy. Reglna Trade* and Labor Counell tafcaa a aympathetlo trike vote tonight. At the |jre*ent time there are cleaa to 100,000 men on atrike In We�t- ern Canada. � � , RECEPTION TO HAWKER IXJNDON, May 26.-An official reception wlU be given Harry Q. Hawker and Ueut.-Commander Grieve, tiie daring aviators'irlio had been glrea up as loat, when they nrrire In I�iMlon tomcrrow from Scott land. 'Vine reception irl!! take tlta *xe�i?tioa. cf a very iB^if.v -tla^iiOM iivtireiw tb*^.c^ council and Uie -fbK�i4v tiiHask b^clals.. On Wri-diiy iktedttti ntf^ intonn^d city , tola*:,*sh3*_,, up. - liittedlgfeiy the city, hall"ii^aB thrown Into, a' state 'of excltenttfnt, for the closing of the city mine mMnt the cutting oft ot light, pQiwef and water. Negotiations were immedlate-- 1y opened wit^ President jpbristophers ot District Nw.-lS, but He adamant. llojy\-eVer, better counsel* prevailed nq^oug tJie offIclals of liocal Union No. every Indlcatlbh iiolnta that way, tlion the local unloA men will go on strike next Monday at ib^. provided Wlnnl peg is Btnrout. '^pw* gives good lee way for the eetOwnent ot the Winnipeg strike, and a most despenfte situation will have grown up if  aettle-liipnt.has.not been rMohed by then. 'That 1* ^9 opinion of local la^r men at least, and they tT* very hopeful that no ceks&tlon ^ wx>rk ifftl be necessary hiw:*.^'"- � . - , � -.^'Ai-'B^ainl.. REX}INA^M4yB6.-f-TM* evening tha Reglna, tfW&i^ tiibi^Counctl w^ill %^4^otiiiSja�|Ul(>ii da lo� what ac-tfl�!i ��t;{^jWiW,frviri^-^^ with the ':Wiiini^l$' �tHk*. Union .feeling her4$ 18 running very strdng and In-all ji^bahlltt^ wlU atrike. TWO OHILDREN DROWNED aUSSBX, N.B., May 2fl,-Two chll dren bt &ilaa Dobsoii, .IjllUbii, aged 9, when fl was' shown them that necessary services for the protection of health and property must be kept up, vlth the result that they reoommend-nd that t^e clfey.mine be reopened. On Batnrday evenldg about 10.30 the city commissJonerl were Informed ~that enougU^ miners would be allowed to worlc in tbe city mine to keep tbe t>owerhou8e ^ing, but no coal ^111 be illowed to bf� sold iCor private use. The strike ^tuation locally so f^r as V/^lnnlpag is concerned is taking a turn for tbe worse. At a meeting of the Trades .Council delegates on Friday Mlgl^ It was decided that a strike votj siioiild be tak^, and ballots are now being delivered return-a;ble Friday. If favorable to a sympathetic strike with Winnipeg, and and Clarence, ajsed 11, were drowned in the Ketnebahi river here Saturday evening. Their fatber was^nearby at the^tlme, tout did not see the accident. Tha bodies warb recovered. VICTORY LOAN ? OVERSUBSCRIBED Ir. Map.ld#il|sked what steps had gatd to the situation id Calgary. . He was, lipt .-of a : PAPERS BY AERIAL POST ? J' MOOSE JAM', Sask., May 26. -Lilout. Groom, ot Reglna, who arrived here early this '.morning with the first aerial dellveiTr ot Morning Leaders, had a nose dive while taking off at 10,20 thia morning. ? ? * � �  4 4 > � 4 � ^ 4  4   9 Forced to Alight Owing to En. gine Trouble-Pilots Sav^t' But Machine Lost KESCUTNG SHIP HAD NO WIRELESS 0 Peace Confrente Decides To �e-or^anize KolchaK GoTifir^-ment-His Troop* . ''Make Progress Fate of Dedt(|eracy in Caiia( In Bii^tice Declares U.F. A. Ch^iirman Marnbeh of LD.A/ TRinks Governments Skould Get Together on Irrigation "The Irrigation Development Association has not bad any communica-i t!on from Premier Stewart since he returned from Ottawa, but the news djs-atch from the EMmontori corrsspoud-ent'of the'v HersM'states tJie case as . it stands,at present," said O. A. iMar-nooh, iiJiainnan of the Irrigation De-velorpment AsBOolatlon, to the Herald ihls.'.jmornlnii. "1 liam from \y. A.  ISiicbinaii, M.P., who has been following the matter-closely since my yisjt io Ottawa just before tbe'big meeting In T^hbrldge In March, that Premier Stewart hadsto l* L,. "I am IttcUneiJ. t);) think that Premier Stewart rather .bT^rate8 the re-sponsl(btUtr that \^oul'd;1>e Incurred in guaranteeing'the bondi of tfae irrigar tlon dla^ricts that yr^lL ba torined, especially it the Albitot^, sdver^ment ayalls itself of the- otter ot the Dominion goremment actiially td provide the necessary fInAn^es. Both ot our govi^nments have rasponstbillties in developing our agricultural resources on sound lines, add thit .tkfly ehpuld be linked together in co-bperatlye �c-tloD In a matter of sjioh iniportanco is surely sound.,; Th^; Xi'ominion government makes the ki^rve^s/and shows the feasibility of ihe^praJ�etB, and offers to loan the: nioneiy'for carrying them out. The Albert vgoyemment makes tlie laws u^der wUlch the^iro-jects will be admiitlatereTd, �nd Is geographically BO sitatttei that it is surely right a:nd proper that they! should "undertake ^he dutl^a; of guiding the consultin^engineering tliat will be necessary and of, se*.lng ,Uiat tiie o;:-ganiiations-mre 'miade^^nd kept-, on sound lines, and also of .see'.hg that ihe loans are properly'Sate'^uarded for repayment by the faj-mer? who win reap, the benefits of - Ihife, .irrlga-tiQi\jivater^- , -n^ "It would be Av^ll fqt';Preniier Stewart and thf* Alberia gbverameht to consider, not so much the responsibility td the Dominldri government tof Ihe repayment the .nwney, but the responBlblllty of the Alberta govem-ment to 'so cons'&(air4l>le lumber oC their p6opIt>4 wlW^ cbnrtiluing welfare i\x tills pYpvlnco Is":ija vlluliy ^nt to." ' 'They started the fight," hd added. "It Is doing the farmers much more good than anything that' has happened, If the.^ forces acting and^ reaching can,but hold eacJi other back till normal development takes place. Butit tbe_peopIe get impatient and rise up and kick the props out, they,are going to do u lot ot harm. Instead of seeing us and trying to get us to hold each side In restraint, they have trifed to get us-(the farmers). ;lt is tt fight between democracy ,aind autocracy. Democracy is the people themselves and developed through tbflT development of a great co-operative instilution. i . tr-nleas we can devislop a great cooperative system, and unless we can flestroy war, then war is going to destroy us. '' 'He explained that a plutocratic^^ ganization consists ot a few m^n wi aj^ast amount of money invested. But ttf/ Grain Growers' Co. oonslsted of S((,000 co-operating farmers. It i* a co-operation of wen, not of money. He stated his capital in the C. G. Co. jeftrned him |2.50 per year, but be had biSen getting more than that much In benefit from its medium ot sen]pg the gijain from his fann. 'iJeVause tl>� farmers saw that {rade aiid copimerce were ap Ipcked up witli Pjb'jitlcs. commerce riiles politics, and the f^.rmers wiil"liave to get into poll-tltojs if they are going to solve com-^^rptil problems. The 96 .^>er cent. 6i the people have been voting blindlx against each other whUe b^ing dom)-noted by the 5 per cent, who 'frere vpting for themselves. Continuing, Mr. Wood urged -the zaiion of competitive class organi^a- PETLURA HAS NOT JOINED B0k;8HLeS '-^t projects.'' tions tliat coi^pelled the farmers- to organize. Autocracy depends on successful use of competition, and democracy depends entirialy on development of co-opferation that will destroy vompetitton odd establish its rigB|s.; Co-opiarution in our deinocracy is go-, lug tb destroy, coinpwjition, and on iliii-! ixaue itej^ends ti:e fatx r>f- our BERNE, May 25.-^T*� riMept ? report thai Gen. Petluca, the * tJkPalnian commihis mighty irfd, Organize;',0i\,-e> v with t)ii,e aiid^cdQe l^tiniug in the chomis. PARIS, May 26r?TTHt .eounoll.ef four of ,the peace/co'^ll.i^hof has decided conditionally'to re'cbgnlze the antl-BolshevIk aoi^'irnmfeht of Admiral Kolehalt and-'Gen. 'Oeni-kinc,-t-accord!ng ta; ; Reuter's Aoeney here. The condltlorti for :th�>4'(i9gaitle> .6piUatlon as their^llne of communication Is 500 mlleS long. The corrPSpondent adds that Admiral KolcMk's troops should be in Vletaka'in BIX Weeks and. soon afterward sbould .be in todcH with the Archangel forces: LONDON, May 25.-Harry G. Hawker and Lieut.-Commandei McKenzie Grieve, the two airmen who started last Sunday m-^ an attempt to fly across the Atlantic from St. Johns, Newfoundland, liave been picked up at sea and lahded in Scotland. Both men were in perfect health. It is officially announced by the admiralty the aviators were picked up in latitude 50.20, longitude 29.30, having alighted close to the little Danish steamer Mary, o\ving to a stoppage of circulation in the water pipes be-tweeri the radiator and the water pump. TheSopwith-airplane was no^ J salvage^. ' " a � "Saved hands Off ^opwith air? planes," was the signal. ^^^Is it Haxvker ?" was the guestioti tpW,' flags iTom' ttik' 6iiite; t which isjbe'hipst hbrthwe^ierly J point of the Hebrides groupyof) Scotland. "Yes" laconica% to^ plied tlip steamer. - V/pn't Fljr^Today , WASHINGTON, fey 26.-Confirm- ! ing weather forecasts of yesterday,'-^ Admiral Jacksprii at Po^ta del Gada.-thia moraing cablpd the ^ navy depart.. -ment that the naval-seaplane N.C. 4' ; still: was held at her moorings by un-.' favorably flight conditions. Weather reports front the Azores ihdicateli the : trans-Atlantic tJlgKl probably can,not �be resumed before Tuesday at' the -earliest, At .was said early today, \ . Another Getttng Ready ST. JOHNS. Ntld., May 26.-Alcott and Brown, operating; a Vickers airplane, began tha assembling of their machine^ tbis morning at Quidivldi,\-whero the Martinslde machine is locat- ' ed. Thoy have this field In view for the (finai~fHgbt-If-QuidiTldi proves unsuitable. IBIylng from the latter lightly load-.' ed, tbey plan-to fill the petrol/tank )'i completely at; the new grounds, which may -poasibly be a field at Harbor-  Grace, apart from the Handley-Paige field. Austrian Delegates Are Now Officially Acknowledged; Have ^ Sent One Note, Repljr to Terms PARIS, May 26.-The credentials of tile Austrian peace delegates at St. Germaine have been approved of by the. credentials commission of the' peace eprt'fSr-enec and the Austrian . delegates have sent their first note to the allied and associated-'power*. The -note deals with CoNnthlan-affairs. \ ~ U. 8. TO K^EP ; " GERMAN SH^IPS , .-WASHINGTO.N. May !!�.-Official advices reached Washington today that a full understanding had b^en readied by- the councir ot four at Paris by which the United, States .will keep all llie German ships seized "in ports when this country-entered thp. war. ,'� - Great Britain had proposed thjjt thi\ 700,000 tons .of Gernaan shipping seized In this country) as -tvell^. as Germap ships s^'zed lA other ooutf trl^s be placed iu a comqiou. pool'and allotted on the ibaslB-of topnagc ]ost thrpngb action, of enemy :submiit>rinaB; The United States had retusod tp accede to this plan. ; . : � _ GERMAN GENERAL j ' CRITICIZES TERMS' , BEKNE, "May 2fl.-�;�-,. It will '-be declared that.