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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xn. J-JUDAY. MAY 30, 191'J 113 FARMERS OF LETHBRIDGE FEDERAL'CONSTITUENCY TO TAKE POLITICAL ACTION Decided al Thursday Afternoon Session of Favmei- Candidate Will Halt Strings i dent Wood Makes Stirring Appeal for Co-operation Against OHic- Capitulates and Submerges in U. F. A. Movement. [TORONTO CALLS GENERAL STRIKE; VOTE HERE WILL BE KNOWN BY TO-NIGHT HAS VOGEL FLOWN? The convention ot deleeitea from the V. Y. A. and U. K. A. Locali of the Leihbrtdse Faderal constit- uency, ai ibe ThuTBilay meeting in the K. o[ darlded 10 taXe polit- ical .action In accoftanr.a wifli (ha iJai! proposed a( the prorJncJal U. K. A. convention. hi the reiolulion thai the If, K, Ufec political 3. 3. considered thiL aa a party organization the field Is not very bright, i-hou but still Ix ild IQ lellftvwl the U. K. ;e politically, backed by a reasonable financial lund. The man ehoien as PI candidate he, con" should luve aidt a liln: that lie should lie compelled to act under our or resign. Ihil ve should bear a reasonable election cipeiises. Generally speaking lie this federal cor.atfl- has beeji reaspuibh' well rcpre- seuic-a. ire waul to be to to our representative auth- ority. In provincial affairs already have (hree farmers uxcent in the city. Jlul be organized pledge nilnVbcrs. controlling cur members, it you will, with a signed resignation. Vi'e should sec that the man Js elected 10 corry the expense of.Lis election. lly UBC ot tbe U. K. A. orem..iat.oii, canlrol of legislators can De secured and cp-operatluD arranged with the urbau vota. lie pointed that a large pan of iLe jauuirjj jre not ye: organized. No matter wliaL n ;nan'fl political oplnioai arc lie should lit welcome as an unbound" member of Ihe U. F, A. Complete Political O'rganfzatlon The convention proceeded to plete llj political organization and for (hat purpose tiie following committee wai appointed; Coniniflree o'ti S. Dunham, .LelhLrldie; A. Milk Hirer, J. Andcrcon, Uarn- ll: U', A. Hamilton. I-ethlridge; T. K. Henderson, Tabcr; William Lowe, Cardilon; Thotnis Martin, Reliance: T. O. Kliir, Raymond; II. Spack- mftn, Stirling. -Mrs. 1'eter'aoii anil _Mra. Pailbj- Jhongh not delegates were added In an adtisory capacity. v UKKMX, .May I'fl. .teiisa- v iloii has been caused by a v statement. by In- dependent newspaper Kriehck v ilifcL Jjleut. Vogel. who vras con- 'r vttled of shooting Hoaa l.uieiu- 4- hurg. Liu- JlnUicaJ Socialist If-ader, :iml who ler'oucly L'.sfjpcJ prison. v had Lceti rt-IcAseJ muler a false' order was now at thu (Jer- roan legation In n-.van- ins the nt-r.l lo Arucu- EMBARGO ON FREjGHT TO CALGARY UFTED Will He Handed' Over Issue .About .Settled I-ocal offices of the C.P.It. were advltcd this morn in R v that ihe freight embargo on freiBlil lo Calgary and v j norlli has been lldetl. j v v v v -r v v v v v v v Only Between and Oul so Far. in Ontario Local Trouble Bel ween Strike Sympa- thizers and Police over Miners Still forking, but Union Officials Hope lo Goes Oul Workers Indicate That Strike Has Ac- complished its Object and it is Time lo Gel Together i{ Ottawa Assures Consideration o( Problems. That He Hub 82 Accredited j Japan Hasn't Tiie Credential Cooinilttce reporlcd _. 1 onsented let that. 82 properly accredited delegates j ol the U. F. A. and'.U. r. IV. A. were' In aliendante H( the convention. For a time ihe tonvenliou reseni- bled a slnginp KCliool as Ihe l.eaviil aletl Iiigliesl allied gov- F. A. band the a of the Germany- Admits She Gould Paj; f ;-aferis Allies May Fix PARIS, .May. (rfe txccp rllou 'ot the major poivera Arould. to the, ad- mission" tit Germany to'' of nallonE, but Frunce "Is unalterably j and Jn conicnuence there possibility of luia bting Vorillng lo a member o[ the peace dele- 'KRllon, Ti'Tio discussed the aHiiallon with Iho correspondents today. SlraneeJy enough, the sum or by tne Gertnans tor torres ponds nelly Bang, "Organize" irbich .ii Vraa" mplalned orlcinated at Ibe Mis- souri I'nlTerslty dur'iaK Farmrrs'1 week. _ Erdorn Gratuity After a BLirring appeal by a rejjre- SEDtativc ot tbe W. V. A., a motion was carried unanimously ciidorjinj; the bonus scheme as or-' iglnaled by Major Ea.lon'.' Talk Irrigation A resolution regarding irncalioi) brought forth a spirited illscusiiou ivitii scverfil alrong experienced cx- ppnetits gf ,'r.rigatton. liirt all did not en Ibe.wordius of resolution nnd It wai senMjack to the Tesohition comiuIUee: One successful farmer declared he would (or bis water rishl atid -would "pay for more.'" .This was a retort ta.cbo. ninn u'lio nas in lavor did not cost too hiuch. _: i A- regard inp uMl tn'siir- wonder- rrient Ibfe convenllon- carrltJ a icsolu- lion ibat no'BtcUonal (eclhig3 or re ligious prejudices should in l their v eminent in the atlll-ido in I'ortuguei-e j i tor Berlin. Count von Ilrock-' norm j clorlT Ranliaii. chairman of the dete-' nnf nnKKn.Tinr. f 1 Ballon.'will'jTema'Ti. fie has to sigii Lesvts Liibon -j bate not recened iiotiCicaiioii of nnj I England, May 30-THo of llieir ROY- hnitted to tbe secretarial of the United States .naval seaplane N'.C. 4J EOV- licit-Lisbon (or this port at 5.30 o'clock' eminent at Omsk. lieaJeJ for Admiral -ibis morning.. J Counterproposals Delivered Weither Was Favorable I YKKSAILLES. May von "Icrnian delegation, in amount upon scrcral Brit- ish and American conference and fi- nancial advisors hid H greed that the (lennans could reaeonably bo oxpecl- lo psy aprt It Ja not Impossible ihal. some ctianEcs will be emnlcd in financial terms of Ihe treaty. The -translation ot ihc counter-pro- nosals Is on 60 elov.-ly tha.1 U seein.t imurobahle lhat these councils ivlll be .tble ID hare llic comjilete Kngllsh nnd French toxls lor conslU- erallon until Saturday. lOOOi'DIE IN PETROGRAD DAILY WASHINGTON, May 2S.-JOmcial licallli reports In Hint the death rate-In, tba't cily now ex- ceeds dally, riccorfltnR to Swed- ish received today al (he slate department. Further rednr- lions in Ihs food rallonB even for workers have nnd it Is eailmaled'lliat n'o Forker'is able to HVG even In a raodast way on less than 500 roubles a day. PflOHIftlTIVE TAX ON TOBACCO TO FRANCE I'AniS, May winistrr of finance, IL hecRmc linoivii to Incrf.iie the tar on Imported 100 per cent. The Ux1 Krench lobaccc> M'JIl be raised 25 per tent. PreiEdenf Wood Speakt H. the 17. F. conYention reterrcol to Che troublous lirnei- and the need for men with iin unwLiTerlng fajth in the future" when .Hie go- ing lo be a great balancing power in thfe development 6l nW thhigg on the oilier side of Man's. Land. Far- mers are not qualified to mecl Ihc re- sponsibilities i-ast'upon (hem [or tbe future but If all do Llicy can, siicccsa-M'ill come, He'belleToiJ fnrjn- ers arc determined lo best tbcy can. The fanners orgariztug as an economic inJustrlal rlfiFS-democrat- icallr for the sake or the development of ilemocrncy. .He .believed- In the present development of -economic clasd organization 'because all piiaL, Internal organizntlons Canada linye been In lines, Yiicirtva nianulac- (urer'a association, Dakcra' vAsjDcia- lion, Aasoctatlon, nnd olbcr pliUocrnlfc, BsaoctallODs, all poasibly cooperadnR (n clafes Hues. Syitemnllc Blrbns cao not be accomplished, cscepl on Ihe bieii ol romdioii class Interest. Fbrftrt lo Organize The farmers from Iging lill they were forced to do go, The did not" drgan tie -fill the maclifnerj- ot Ihe modern age transfonnefl IndiiBlo' from llift sphere ol tha masler and Jils, group of ap- prentices (o (hat of Ihc 'factory organ- ization? ibe Arjahlzaii group of Irndft iin'lons, Competitive Force Deitructive of coin pet Uf on and co-op era t Ion xft aye been developed in a ttiONTJNlJKU FAUK SIX) PARIS, May council of four did'not meet today. Pence- making a'ctivftlti were luspended for tht; day pending the transla- tion of the German propoiali and the of the Auitrian peace terrnc by the delegates rcprtienl- ing (he itjtei, ifAUAN SETTLEMENT PARIS, May Or- lando, the Italian premier, called upon President Wllion this morn- ing for a talk over the details of the.Adriatic' settlement. It Ii un- derstood this settlement is rapid- ly approaching final shape. Leave for Berlin 'May f and Oiesbprg, ot the Ut'r- iN.C.40UI10fl On I''iom Lisbon lo I'ly-! Month of Mon- i dcgo River May following, I message has btien received by v.'lrc- (less frqni llic X.C. "Lauded Mem-1 I deeo rirer." _. The mouili of Ihe Mondc-po river1 May Jelcgallon, will here to- is near A'Euefrl. aljout 100 miles I Strike Situation in Tabloid sirlJi> ils ritleeiith day. No strions aigup of weak- ening on ?lde ihcmgh puhllc sej-vicea almost rornial! Toronto Trades Council tailed a general sirike ihls morning Ittit s-t far only live 10 ;cn thousand oul. llcsiuu and Moose -law wiU know loilay xvbeiher general strike will Lo tallfd ihcre. In CelffAry mid the strike i.i aboui liqM MtdicluQ called a general strike lor Monday nnon. LclhhrMge yoto will Ijt; known tuuighl. It is Ii will show aljouc a snlie ol ino Home trouhlo Ijctneen ami niluer.s wlio sre Ktill wurkiui; in (Jalt Mines has de- veloped, hut ucihins of u serious nature. Bet-reUry Pr-jcoeh uT Ihe Mill- era' C'liicni fitatcs (hat he is doing his Iicsi u prevent disorders ct ilils klnil, ivhllo at ibe same he is doing his licst 10 gel the itieo still working to leave the. minus. ol Kolclialr. Newspapers Lcrc slate posi- tively, bow ever, Lbat ilie peace con- ference lias recognireJ [lie Kolchuk govertnnent. IL was also etaled yes- icrday that Japan extended i n It foil, nut received here ibe views toward flu allied irprcscnliilirt-s in Siberia, wlio. (his Is untnic. Dispatches 'K indicate. U is raid.-thai or sillied governments formally, delivered llje'comiileled coun- ler-proiioaals- lo (.'ol, Henry, the ncli liasoii official, at :'.2C o'clock. German explained that there had LISBON', May -J0.--Tbe i aplane X.C. -J left Lisbon harbor to-' day Us atteinptea-fligliL to IMy-j been1 no which coincide wfih Ihosc of would Le sentlafer. Tiie volume thc coupler-proposals, and Is not comer (asienr-rs holding iogctucr Ihe 146 pases. it Is inserted, arc In Favor ot.ojieninSE negollulloiis between the allied suiti KolcbnTs, a? a unit or Indlvldiinlly) to securer Ibe-righlsJot ihe people. Austrian" Treaty Not Complete .the peace conference 'met in plenary i- tesslou! iliia-.aCteruoon lo IICACC terma announced' tbe liorf comjileled. i WHS" decided Mhereforri to poatponc" Hie .session Saturday, .when the j completed Ire.ily ivjjs ciucctei to be} ready.- .AnollifJr reason Tor postpone-' T' 13KULIN, "May- 20. (Associated gorcriimenL has'publtEli- e'ri a in lilackytype umler a huge heading "Wuniing''saying that those planning to.ECpafale Khine- lanil from Germany and lo create an independent republic are gullt'y. o[ lifgli treason, pumsliahle wlili Ji'fc- long iniiirisanmcnt nnd lliat the gov? t'rnment's duly would be lo take.mea- ful severity of llio f _ law HgainsL iltosc persons. Tlio 1'rus- slau illeL discussed Hit sLlnallon rea- lerday. and iberc were violent cisuis of Hu'rr K'asltrt. Ilerr Muck-. holf nnil I lorr f'Volidergcr, wlio are alleged to have negotiated with Gtn'. Mangin. rommniidcr or (lie French forces in the JiBtfici. Ucrr water at' under favorabls. Slrike news (H'.crinB through the various channel loday little change in the situation, Iht exception IhDt the Ot- tjwa over the To- ronto fltfleral ilrike evidently have failed, and a strike has been called. However, U has not yet assumed any large proportions, leti men being out there than In' Calgary or Edmonton. The Tact that there Is no very clear con- ception at to juil what El meant by AS now being insisted on by the Win- nipeg strike leaden, and that the Dominion cabinelTs directly op- posed to such a plan, thought ad- vising employers that they should give every consideration to col- lective bargaining as it ll accept- ed by the peace Is' having itie effect union men to' think aeriguily' before usual. The principal trades af- fected by this morning's thetlc strike are the garment- workers and some building trarfea, with a membership of between 5.000 and There it no ,newa -yet as to how fully the .tradei have obeyed the tlrlko nrdtr.' CITIZENS' COMMITTEE Mayor Church announced tMl morning that a commft- tec hag been formed, members sig- nifying their willingnesi'to assist necessary Jn.maintaining order and to perform public service iimi- lar.lo the commlllee in Winnipeg. While these precautlont havo bten taken, the nmyor expects thai the ttrike will be conducted in "an orderly minnar. t Sydney Plumbers SYLINBY. N. S., May M. SUE put Tor. 25 days, the jpiir- ing out on a. ncynien 'plumbers., roturnert (c worh when they >iave np_. particular here yesterday, AL a. meeltng T.-iUiJbt "cause their own employera yestcnlay ll jvas-. !ihe stalca. Ihey be allowed fur'Oiev .time to consider the'terms. Protest Publicity -VEHSAJL-LES, May SO. When CounLi von learn- ed rlmt ihe ten rol llio counler-pro- posal'g siihniltied today bi; tbe Ger- mans liad liccn, cabled' to United Stiles newspapers .lie immediately a -profest to Berlin de- elfirlDg U io be a moat act toward Ihe, entente chancellors. He rceeircd a reply explaining that (here had been a Tiie counl tbr.n nolltietl Col. ilenry, liasoii officer between the Ctcrmans nnil allJcil missions, ot the contents i Jail For Helping Him To Escape and Makes j Break j I Frohilcriser-ls editor of the Cologne of Ihu reply lie lias received' from Volks Zeiiunr. TORONTO, Vcra who a wailing 'sent vlclion of assisting I lough, conrienmcd murderer, to egcajiei ----V Ktii j lencc on n con- Frank' McCul-1 from today escaped from the same inEliLutiuu und has so far not been apprehended. With nnolLer woman prisoner named Marlon-she was Langing out a iVRshiug in Ihe j jail yard, in some way a ladder} TTfls placed for (heTn auri ihey cliinbed j over. The Maslon woman wag laken employers. It IB- felt by, many focal union nienMhat- a settlement ofyhe trouble could eailly Be the strike hac already stirred up the Ottawa authcritiet to. 'the 'maanitude of the preienl unrest anri tht need for doing something along the lines -followed in Great Britain where Lloyd George' has declared that the workers'are en: titled to the Qovd thi.hgi of life.' 1 Al the same lirne many union men feel that a' continuance of the strike without a icrlous effort to arrive at a basis of icttlement is merely serving to widen' clasi distinctions which will be a future cause of trouble. They, rieclari that If the strike to dale tit accent 65 cenls an hour lioiir The old for a 9-hour clay! again shortly nftenvnrd and the police, vlnced Ottawa that eajnelhlnfl are on Hie trail of ouflhl to be done-about "cost McCulloiigh, who a! of livjng, about tha few ago, is to he hanged on June 13.' j Donnybrook Fair is Staged When Strike Sympathizers And Police ClasnV at No. 3 All the ilorlet nt fair were Blajeil In bno regular Hll ECTRP nl Xo, 3 vcalerday firter- noon, shorl'lj-' Iba- mine Iratn Irom No, 15 mine srrlred at the cross- Ing on 9th Ave., Ulen, nnd of (he provincial anJ .city pollcp, lof-cther wllh rocks Rnd .tin c.ina, Joined lu'lhe general mll-up-which rnied (nit and lurlous for Iho npuce At trolly mlnul6.4. Inapsctor Mnndy of Ihn -A.P.P. Rnd Ohlct llnrdy of-the polico shone In tno' trtcis, Iht former winding ,1 leather-billed.and the latter mi ntc Kundlo picked lip by r.hnncn wllli tthlcl) deadly cxcr.ullon vvfla worked. It k Vase of six of Ilio1 jirovlnclnl three of Iho clly polico niob of no in a huiidl'ciJr mnilo up ol miners and their the latter regular vlragpj, flghlrag with (ho fury nnd tenacity of tfger rats. One provincial pDllcemttv Hen- derson, for want of a heller we.iron, laid about him with a. pair o( Iiand- catla In hfa pM Another, .Mor- larly, with ?.ll the Irl.ih .biood In .hlnl, and Ts-lth on, FOII shonl, rfeall irouml wllh his hillM as a nhellolnBh. Will] the tlgor nnd detfanct, of .'Trend W (he of my. If y: wlll.'v Jlcri were sent rolling (lown .like 'pins Jn a bowling with-' A barrage- of stones ind emjiiy tins, (ho women' rnshfrl tearing 'al nnil slapping every imlltcman In slftll. with hysterical on Dominion Greait War Veterans Call Convention to Consider the Strike OTTAWA, May result of a dtclalon reported by ,the legli- lalive committee of the" Ddmlnion command of the Great War Vet- Association of Canada fast evening, W. P. Purney.' Domfnion preiident, announced that the. an- nuil convenUon of that anocla- Scheduled for June 9-l4, In Vancouver, would be postponed until further.notice.. When ed lor the reasons which pronfpt- ed action, C. G. MacNeHI, ,_ Dominion stat- ed that the members cf the com- mittee, were influenced in their declftion by recent' developments In the strike situation and wauld In emergency session-In Ottawa Immediately, _No further pronouncement could be made, he. until meeting. L'> Sialement Today meeting of Ihe (Rb'.nCt council hag bocn called 2 o'clock (iif.4 nflernonn, vOlcn. IndiialrJaJ adundon will he under 4 V 23! Koiir'ol tbe sentence of flcftth passed On A and, one recornrnendnUon In 1 Frank McCiiiloiifih, whose '.decent- ex- -Kngland (hgputc.jcapc from Toronto Jail- srdused so Inrorvtnp fire inincli -IChe jlBnaiurea.on (he wnr.lMipr board.- the pelMlona nunincr come ;