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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XII. LKTIIUHIDGIC. ALUERTA. 'J I'KSDAY, MAY 27, NUMBER 110 YANKEE AIRMAN REACHES If Laws Are Wrong Use Constitutional Ways to Change Them Advice of Hon. A. L. Sifton lo Soldiers on cnl Unrest Need o( Settled Government Above Anylliing o( Any Particular Government Does HERALD'S 7th WEEKLY REPORT, CROROUTLOOK Kirsi Week This itaiu Though Very HajiUl Growth llaj IJecii Ifepuried --Drying Are Dreakluc N'cw Laud ati.l See-linn Kiar Held and lira's Crops Making Rapid Cut worm. xl i n 'rr- i i r- r n lias ljcen !'-u Not Mailer, but 1 rospenly ol Lanada and Lanadians four days drying winds OTTAWA. May interest- IcrlainineNt cm board th rtlcrewcs lo exi-slnig pjlilk'al and labor couiIC.ioiis tn faiM'la vst-iP. 'uartu hy Ilun A'. L. SHion, minUii-r of tonis. who returned to Canada with Sir Itobort Harden, at ;i soldtars' "Wcalhcr Clear imtl Oqod Pro- gress Heing Kcpoiled By Stations HAWKEKON WAY v TO LONDON TODAY I'ONTA DELGADA, May navy seaplane N. C. 1 has arrived ul Lisbon iiccording (o of- ticial advices received here, PONTA DEiTcADA, Tht United Slatei seaplane N.C, 4--itarUd -r6r at o'clock this Greenwich fcinie (6.13, New York The weather Ii clear. OVER HALF WAV WASHINGTON, May N.C. passed station shirt No. 8, more than half way to Lisbon, at 15.15. Greenwich We. a.m., Washington Passes Station No. I PO-NTA'lJEli liADA. May X.I', i was roporieit passing No. I at 11.13 o'clock. 2CO Mile5 Out Aciuit'.inia on Kriciiy cveniirs. May 23. The windier dial llic fate of any jumiciil.ir govcrnpicn'. or individual at ilic ures-' ent litno Jots not mutter, hut Uiat ii. ii essential (lint Canada should have (.-tiled able and will- to administer the affairs or ihe country." Mr. Sition's remarks lo iJio soldiers were: k Unrest in Canada I ,ani nut going to speak to you in 1 hurting" for want of moisture and, in Met, ihc iiiisl week lias seen greatest gron'tli of Uic year. Crops Little Change in Strike Situation is Reported; Express Not Moving Now rajiiil ihere are jnunj know more about. HU il than I do. I am not going to speak I in regard to in' luc orJiiury acceptance of the term because they seeding are immaterial but J rould like say a few even if Mie occasion is not perhaps the proper one it will l art! in to when (or flax helu up till motsiure conditions improve. The past week lias seen rapid lie my-'tjnly opporlunity before ut grass both OIL the1 prairies land, tn regard 10 the country to which f anj Tneaclows. Feed may be- said you arc soing. in jje plentiful nncci more, while hay rounlriea that liavo been engaged i" j crops never looked better, the particularly pcrtiaps In Ihc i Cutworms am atlivc in some part? more civiliied In a 'great 'alone tlic Aldcrsiilo, .Miicleod and Hot- feeling nf unrest. In Canada as well'______________'_________________ as in other countries ILiis IceliDE 5s strong. In tho cities particularlr nt Toronto, Winnipeg. Calgary and Van- couver, to which many of yon are go- it Is very noticeable. When thia i ship sallfid 'llonrtay morzilne we bad news that in. the.city ol Winnipeg [icr5oo5 had Quit vrorK In that: great city of 200.000 or people, j Practically everyone was Idle, Since.' sailing ire hare had no word. 1 no intention, Hie .merits of.thlg. 'It H other; nmiiner of. Wrcaslng.gricv- anceB bbcn tried. law branches, an it Dcniimioti eiperi' uienlal Blaiion ufTiciali are liusy i-oui- i that only prewar shorts in i Postal Workers Still al bul Sei'VlCC to CalgatV the usual way v.-ill coinbaT itietu. The 4 ordinary shorti milled during' ihe past j year contain too uuK-li Imiii for I'm: purjiose. Poisoned is I _____ I (l-'roin Our Cui rp-yyi-it i ll.ARNWKfJA Alta May Seerf- ins has almost been completed in this cliatriou The wheat ir ill in nnd 1 a lai'hC percentage of tho mlu-r TJie dry hot winds of ihc lam few clays arc thr-.r rfle'tis upon thct craps nnd grass. a soak-1 liiK rain irould RrwilJy I WHITLA and Winnipeg Very Miners in Dis-j'X Iricl Still Hal Taking Slrikc Winnipeg Papers Now Being Published Again. C.P.R, DIRECTOR DEAD SASKATOON, May men in Saskatoon went on strike al 12 o'clock today in sympathy with Winnipeg. j readied local ottl- t-i's of CM'.H. This morning [J. Mattings, one (it ilin directors of lite dieJ v night HI London, .5 c- on l'ae> Four) Slrtkft conditions throughout the we61 today show very littli change today after the rapid events of Monday, wntn Calgary and Edmonton men joined in a. sympathetic strike with Winnipeg. So far as Letribrfdge is con- cerned, thf only visible effect of- the big sympathetic strike Is that mail for Calgary and Winnipeg, Is being held here until tht strike is settled, while ihe expresi men, Including the messengers on the trains, art otf duty and ship- ments of fruit, cream and other foodstuffs are held up. It ix'un- dersfood ihat'- ifcs fruit wholesal- ers in the city are arranging to Plan on Foot to Irrigate Ac. NearMdcleod t ''II Is also L a tew wen, It is, their own selfish aiLyanlage. COUTEC, possible that a feiv meil sohitely regardless as lo results, desirous '.ill law and or- der. H is iinfoTluoHtfi that in lliisjnrc very aiixious to have tliesd Maclcbil from of Ihc Koolcnay: river and that the' farmers owtiins lanjl'lhal would conic under ibc uroiiuscd'''ditch' kir_d of ncliojj (He innocent suffer ihe gulUy, and usually more sercrely. "But it is to.aiiolbcr phase that f wish lo liraiv j'Oiir attention. Nted Settled Government If tberc Is one thing more lhau an Passes No. G I'ONTA DKL MAY tlon sis was passed by 4 al o'clock --p.m.. nrcennich lime Xcw York Will Mahe Flight May that Ueul.-l'ol. .lolm big Hying hoat, Iho fcJii Stoirc Kury, will not inahc Ibe altempi lo fly ilic-AllanLic dcclnrcd hr ihc Rlr ministry to- ilay lo be ivflhout (oundalion. The Toronto Mall and Empire Is Informed thai tho Porlo scaplanr. now ljclng packed for shipment. altliouRl) no dc- Mnllc for ijie fHfiht has been su. k f Hawker Going to London EIHMJUKGir, .May Hawker and I.leut.-Coiumandcr Mac- KcnKtc Orievc, who were; rescued by Hie- Danish eliin Mary after IhC alr- jijane In Inoy were aUcnipllpg In cros.s thc; Atlantic bail nligliU-tl In _nild-occan, jirrivpri licro tills jnornfnp im (heir way lo from Tluirso, where they were landed by a.Drlllali M'ar.slilii ynslerdny-. Tlicy ivcre cliccr- cd Mhcti tlitir fralii left (lio sfation ID o'clock. Panes No- 12 WASHINUTOX, May sc.i- C. 4 passed station ship 12, iipproxlinniely laO from.ljls- .lion at C.05 ]i. m. Orcenwirti liinc, P.m. Washington ttoie.) Afmoit There WASHINGTON', May N. 0. 4 raised the last of the station hciAvccn I'cmln Helgadn and Lisbon, jilflflon slilj) No, H, nliont 50 mllo.i Trom tilsbon al Greenwich lime, (3.1C p.m. Wa.ihlnEton BULLETINS PARIS, May (Assbcblcd council of (our and Japan have offered Admiral Kol- cfuk, hefld ot the Omsk govern- ment, money and tn milntain the all-Russian govern- man I provMeJ he promises to hold elections for n conilltuenl assirn- .mbitiuns of IntlivJdiiala ilo not mai- ler, but it Is essential there should sclllcil govcrn- -abTe and willing to prbpcriy ail- minister NIC laws ot the country in rt- to We anil propcrly_upon JIP'H- _T absolute justice ant! eqwallly. If'tlic laws nre wrong ihcro is !i con- ilulional iray or changing (hem. If government Is bail 11 dan easily ho disposed of- Hut there is no possibil- ity of Canada succeeding ftnil develop- ing f'U frcflt natural resources as it jhould except under settled principles and proper administration ot law anil order. It is not essential whether you arrive home tomorrow or tlic day aflcr, If you leave HalUni on Uic first train or Hie second, hut It-is essential thnt when you get lionle you realize your mvn responslbiUty In connection TvUh these mnllers ami endeavor lo in- fluence your friends .'along (he s.-iinc lines EO thai wo may liavc a prosper- ous Canada continuing lo occupy Jhc lirontl poalllon among nations for irhlefr Jier sons and daughters have Over 1IJ3 Opposition to S2000 (iratnify rjchchife I-'or Rc- lumei) Men TORONTO, May ten- irfll branch of the Great War Anoclitiin Ihelr regulAr mctllng last nlalit ctllrct for Ifie absolyle resignation of. Provincial secretary W, 0, Tur- Icy, for hli iland on the Calgary queitTort, Mr, Tirrfey ijave an In- opposing the demand of Ihe Calgary vetifainft, Thai tiierft, is a vossiuiiity of lrrt'; a strip of lanJ on the flat adjacent ip the river about four miles ivldc and to 25 miles long, or between acres in all. ;F. 1J. Peters, irrigation commlsaioti- 'er, has looked over the project and bc- llftves it would be feasible; uut of course surveys would he nectEsnr? to 'definitely CJlahHsh tliis Isn-t. The rtialrlcL larmcrs are now cnxious to libid meetings 10 be atldrpssert by Jlr. KalrlielU-. and If the outcome of these Meetings IB salisraciorr. tho govern- ment u-lll tJe asked io have .Mr, Peters undertake Ihe survey. Ily lue LIIQC, this is accomplished U will-he known whctiier Uic sclienie is ftaslhlc nnd wliDlhcr tanners nre in favor ot proceeding to erect themselves into -in, irrigation district and IjondiiiR Hieir lanrl for llie amount ncccesary to build tlie dllchcs. Mr. McFadden stales lliat nrrange- Inlitics Is the which Ti-oin Macleocl logethcr, with (he that a cohiniictcc has already beun formed, A. ,11. as for tlic inir- jiost of earning on the iuveatigalion. .Madtorl. The intake would he soiUli o[ FAvclnie-" A tlilch bfltwccn and milcH In It-ngtii running north and st ivouM, it Is believed, irrigate mcnls Jiave ninrle thereby -Mr. Peters and Mr. l-'nlrlLckl will nd dress u meeting of the farmers inlcresled on June Gtli at Ihe Walcrjon school Farmers in Convention at Macleod Choose Neutral Chairman; is a Big Crowd (By a SI at' Correspondent.) .May Cffry- lliing Is not merry FVK a' wedding bcill at llic IJ-.F.A. convention of Ataclcorf ftdcrul coiisiiluciicy u'hlcli. B.Tlhcred in Ihe lown ball this morn- Ing, nboul 200 bclnj; ]irc.sonl. Is dull- oalctl by tlic faci dial Ilio cunvrnllon had lo go oulslrir ils nnd i-hooFC n chairman from CO mllos north of Kdmonlon. In order lo find it man nho would ininnrilnl And who could ndjudicato Ihc pncti ivhich arc lo nrlsu be- amf X.I'.L. H. Green of was chosen .Mter Director Slonn. of had rf-.tnuetl Ihe'clialrinanshlp. Janioj nnu-pnrlUan member for N'antcin, contesacd Ihn convention was McKinnty. of ('InrcslioJm, liis N.l'.Ii. con'rore In the lioiiF.e, Is present and Is a iTicnihcr of the resolutions t'Oinnilllep. As yet there arc no oulwjird signs of clash, bul ndverlhcicBa there la fin apparent iiiulercurrcnt pro and con over Ihe to (he ,YI'.L. nnd Ilin 1LF.A. political aclivl tlrir, Nolliiug definite was done Ann nas presiiiuu over ihc nnimclpaH tics1 convciillon in times iiast. Prtslilcnt is RXpuctc'd, lo ad llic fiatlierng immedl-ilely after Ihc.iionii rccRSF. of Miners' Hos- pilSl at Frank Also Cut Off Temporarily CKir Own CorTeipoaflrnl> I BLAIHMORB. -May Consider- e le.lieins felt in Rlairmore j over ihe electric light situation. The cuircnt lor (he1 lights for the town ol J Rlairmore. the WesC Canadian Col- 1 Merics ToR'nsJIe and the Military Hos- pital al Frnnk is a Camlian Collieries hy lue I at Dlairmorc. J The officials of Xo. JS prom- ised iliu mllitarT officials of District Xo. 13 Uiat Olcctric iiglit would forthcoming for the Military Jlofijiilal at Frank after Ihc commencement or tho strike on Saturday last although it ivfls.proposed to disconnect the'town of 7Jlairjuorn from MJC "juice." The hospital could only obtain light hy using the lines of the town, which is the property of the (own, and Iherc- forc il is felt hy the ratepayers o[ llio town that il Is only just seeing Lhat their system would be uacrt, that Ilicy be granted the use of thn currcnL il would only take Ihe same amount of time and number of men to operate I the wlio'c system The miners' however feel Uiat Ihc townspeople sliould be cut off, their reason being, far as can be ascer- tained, lhat otlicr lowna Iji Ihe Pass will be without light, therefore ilie people ol Ulairmnrc snould also lie in darkness thus preventing dissalisfac- lion in tbc district., The should be taken into cop- sidcnitlou however, (hat tn the other towns of the I'nis, Ihc coal companies "own llic lighting .systems, whereas in Ulainnore the system is owned by Uic town. A petition is going tbc rounds of tbc i-alejiaycra asking Hiicm to support the miners' in (heir contention tliat the lown 'lighls he'dlFcoiuiceted and let- tine Ihe flow go through to. ihc ho-ipiu! al Frank only. U'lillo (he ratepayers do .ill rTosslble to nssisl In giving Hghl to the hospital It is liardjy reasonable to ex- peel tlibt they .should BO back (o (ha miserable r.iinllo fof no jjlveu reason other ihnn 10 appease llic pnnplc ot tbc otber towns who may he less for- lhart lliosn In ni.iirmore. outcome of Uic vole among tbc'. ratepayers looked forward lo with I tnnrli intcrcsl. I Jl l.s undor.sloorl (liat the railway 1 men on tho Crow line will quit work [on Munrtny nlfchi Koing out in symjia- wllh the Winnipeg slriker5, bring in consigned cars which are handlfd by the employett of the wholesale warehouses direct and not by the express men, In this .way Lelhfarirfge will be protected on a supply of fresh fruit, but points in this distributing area which have been getting Iheir small shipments by express will be cut off. The Crystal Dairy Ts one of the firms hardest hit by the express men's strike as their inward shipments of cream and outward shipments or ice cream and butter are cut off. SOME MINERS WORKING The city miners' trouble has all been settled and water and light services are as usual.. It Is under- 'slaod lhat some men are still work- ing in the other mines in Ihc Lelh- bridqe field so thai the operators are keeping up the-timbering and keeping the mines free from water, So far local postal services have net faccn interfered with, and it is understood the majority "of- the postal workers, are ,against a strike, although this will -..not be definitely known until Friday, when tbe ilnke vote; is return- able. NEWSPAPERS IN STfllKE CITIES Today the wires, to. Cafpary nr.rf Edmonton are dead arid graphic press news can be secured from Winnipeg, Calgary or Ed- monton. In each of thete cities are publishing as' vtual, .those in Winnipeg having resumed the Utter part of latl. week. They are carrying1 only focal nev.s and such, as they may sc able to secure by courier, or. long" distance telephone. The number of workers out '.in Calgary is not known. Some place the number as low as 1500, while, ethers place the number at It Is hardly likely the latter figure is correct, as up till yesterday 17 unions had returned their vote, nnd of these, 11 were for a tympathetic strike and six were against. There were still. 20 unions, however, to and the number of idle men will" be in- creasing all the time; WINNIPEG DETERMINED So far any news from Winni- peg Is concerned, indications are that there is a loosening up, al- IhoUQh both sides are as deter- mined .is ever lo hold out till the last. Telephone service in part- is resumtd, while postal service is growing- easier- The situation there is very quiet, according to a local trades unionist who return- ed After being in Winnipeg all week. Outside or the fact that there are big crowds on the streets and that the street cars and Ihe elevators in the buildings were not running, everything' seemed much as usual. Local trades unionists hope to see-the 'Peg trouble settled this week so that there will he no need to strike here next Monday, but, en- couraged by the action of Calgary and Edmonton, the strikers ni Win- nipeg hsve hardened their deter- mination, and that a settlement will be reached this week It most unlikely. A sLrikf vole in Medicine Hat is now being taken, and a sympa- thetic strike is likely to be called if the 'Peg trouble is net scllltd In the meantime, Will Walk Oul Thursday Night Men Oul MGOSK JAW. May Un- less a settlement is reached in Winni- peg before Thursday night, the unions affiliated with Ihe Moose Jaw i ami Lator Council walk out in" (sympathy. There iVllkelr to' be orie1 I exception and" lhat will he the tyjw-, j graphical union- At tho meeliug ot Qiu Trades anil. Labor Council last- jnlfilH'Lhe-Vole ot prac-' licallr unanimous, 26 to 2, la Uvpr at; taking a' strike'vole. and.ail nhtons, Tvere requeatcd ixke. the rote Inside j Ilie noit three dava and report liack I on .Thursday night Should the'vcr- I ilici-ltc atriho. and it is generally con- j ceded that il will be, Ihe jl.abor Ccmnrll jiropbsea to'appoint commit tec tu the strike. From the labor standpoint. .A Menu no Walsoii. president of ihn Trades Labor Council, stated last" night Hint the labor men. main-' tnia order and anj" of the pcucr; woulil tome from the othtr The civic employcey union, embrac- ing all civic employees, wltli the cx- cepllon of stationary ciiBinecrs the power house, voled ypstftrJay terjiDOii "jnanimoHMv tn strike at Ibe order of tbc Tr.irtes niirl Labor Council. 1 It is also staled in labor circles tb2l( f the boilonuakers' union and llic' inlsls' union at Ibe Canadian Pacific-" j Railway have also taken a strike vole whioh is strongly in favor of going out-. Unions at Saskatoon _ SASKATOON, May a j of mon; than five lo one. SasValoon Jjabnr decidcrl to. go On a sym-. palhetif; strike al noon today.- The principal unions to strike be Canadian Northern Railway shop- men, maintenance or way, teamsters, plumbers, carpenters, hricklayers. plas- (erers, telephone operalors, Jclcgrapli postal metal Work- ers. Men who. will not go on striken include the Typographical union, press-' men. Mercotypors, power house em- ployees ami civic employees. Some, bul not all. ot (he retail clerks, holel and restaurant workers will strike. Al Regina nCGlNA, May strike vote is not returnable jo H will no[ bu known before wliat nction'vlll oo tahtu ncrc. in regard lo the sympathetic" strike with HoH-cvcr, It Is iiiiU- ilinV a strike may bo regarded; ccrlainty. Fives in Mines, While ('ily Engineer Also Going On Strike loavr (lie tliy without light or power lo The HdAl.lt ihft brewery will ID closed down Uay lo for (he samo roaspu. {fin city engineer I] the bcro nnii al j and llic one at the brcwVry being tbe Nkhrl dropped Ihelr tools Saturday "elnrging lo Ihc provincial organization, Inj 19 perfrrlly nulct, no of ftny kind evenluftttop. al both o'clock and Ihc in i no a nt np.7i3 arc iilic. The fire hoascs were afikcrt lr> nl-lhc inorntns session, but (ho J the niinrs iu order and do work out fact dial Mr. Grceiifield was named lo pilot the cniivcnttou through lo tbn end sigiilflranl. Mr- llrturtle-It! (3 nlin-'rniAn rrf the Joint commlltpe of the NM'.L. anil tlic U.r.A. nppoltileil In try to n common Ground (or slrie ihnir tegular duties or resign, anrt they rtsigneil In a boily, leaving not Tire boss on rtviljr. In nccorrtBrrc ivllh InalruclionR from Vancouver.' the local membp.rs of fa very fnirmliKhFd.'qrr.duty vJlhln JS boijrs.'whlch win nntl ihc people arc faking things with i phlJosypbfcal frame of minti, ThcVe ivaa.a Ullle lalk early In Ihe day to tho effect Ihnt Ibe clerks were out tomorrow, but no confirma- tion of this can lie found. clerks arc n.61' organUcil and it vouM aeem difficult, conrerlcd ar-llon along Jhls Marines Land' at Danzig 'PARIS, May British and American, marines been landed at the Baltic port of Danzig, ac- cording (o a dispatch received here from Warsaw, A power- ful fleet, it is added, will be anchored off the harbor Ihere. Italians Quit Port of Spkia PARiS, May Italian' troops who occupied Sokia, 50 miles southeast of Smyrna, Asia Minor, have re-embarked on their transports. They.', turned 'over the control to Turkish military authorities.- ;