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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Put Lethbridge Over the Top in Third Victory Loan Drive-Subscribe Now VOLL'MK-MI. iK, AU1KKTA, SATURDAY, NOYK.M1JKU 1, NUMBHU Former German Chancellor is Grilled in Examination on fi Probe CANADIAN HIDES DEING EXPORTED DESPITE EMBARGO OTTAWA. Nov. Ing lo a roiurn tabled in IjainonL vcetcrilay, at Hie quest ot Mr. A. It. .McMask-r, hides lo the value ol tiJ7 have UCCLI exported (rum Canada since the placing oE Hie embargo on the export ot hided ivhllu IcalliL-r to lit value of has been sent out of Canada. Tlit return shows thai still lakes vlacc under license and dial no ap- plication lor license 1ms yet bcL-ii refused. v v SAYS GEKARD NOT IN WILSON'S CONFIDENCE IJHULLS', Oct. von Uclli- maitu-flolhveK. German chancellor for Ihc greater part of" Hie war, under- Tvcnt a grilling" hcfors thu national assembly sulf-cumraittca which Is endeavoring to determine what possibilities for peace lincl pre- sented themselves during llio war. Sinsheimcr queslioncj the former chancellor so insistently on mailers detailed at (be morning session that Ihc al- most savage, all hough for a long time lie hud adopted an. apologetic atti- tude. Considerable lime was devoted to Ihc par! I ay oJ by Ambassador Ger- iinl, Von Ilclhniann-Ilolhvce repeat- edly asserting that Guinnitiy was.sus- picious of I'rcsiilcnl Wilson's sincer- ityjn offering'peace, because Hie diil not confide In Gerard, HHU (.he lalier had to go to the presi- dent" for -.information. -The tvilncEs said Ambassador Gerard's ohscrva- .Uons in Gerulany generally coincided with hlg Evasive Answers D'rcct answers were frequently hy Ihc ex-chancellor, who ealcl he could not remember whether lie Gerard German peace terms, al- Resigned Today FRENCHMAN AND SWHETHEAUT END IT CHARACTEKISTICALLV (kt. TII1KKKY, 'M. Thirty-five pounds pii'liauUe j-tt ulf by A detonator. ivas tlie metho liy Adrleii Tliutnercl and his sweetheart 10 end ihcir lives licrc 10- djiy. Tlimnerel, an cniploycf of the depoT al Mctxy, near licre, was charged with the Ihrjfi ot hum a from ilit slnres destined for war pris- oners ULirl was to In court lo- in or row to answer lo the He Is said io have ik-cidcd upun Tli'j oiploelvc was i3i -d'.' in a j shack ifli ere Thuincrcl iiuil tii.i v.vect- !icarl inet. The cipl'jsion, which fol- lowed, was heard for and dt- Avcrngc is Over Daily ;5iroycd property within a radium uf So Far Will S32 Still -vards- To Raise IS HOPE TO WIN FLAG DURING NEXT WEEl' though they hart often or and lie had told Ihc cmbassa- dor things he said in the rclchslr.jj. ciucRtioii3 of Ihc c-iamincrs here hec.irno so insistent that Von J'.cdiniaiin-IIollwcG bridled and asfccd tijnc lo study the archives, which, un- till a week ago, he had not seen for tivo years. He said lie. told CJeranl that Hetclnm niubl not he used tii'filury baic for another rtttack on Oermany and discuEFncl with the nm- bassador parlous inhllary and eco- nomic posi-war relations. The former chancellor rcUcralod thai (ienany distrusted Wilson he- cause lie was known lo be dilatory and thai he {th'e itf-dinncellui'J hail' lolrt Gerard he was skoiUtui! of the president's attitude. Dr. von llellnnanii-Hollweg then de- scribed repealed effort.1; wlileh hail been ma tic by the cliicf censor lo check pan-German in their attack on the United Stales, but asserted Ihc peopled will for the boat "warfare wan too strong nnd tnc press WiW quitlm] or not, tlie people retained tlieir "I never saw a rosy tie dared Von Ilclhmaim IlnlUvcg, "hut whon the submarine ivar bcc.ime inev- itable, I considered it mv (Inly It) as- sume a. confident altitude toward Ihe, pcopjc, llic army' nnd and 'to speak hoiicfully." cabinetrcaiened lorlny lo mike for a farmer-Labor govern menl in Ontario..! MondsyTa aubscripllons. .-5 Tuesday's eubscriptions.. Wednesday's subscriptions Thursday's subscriptions.' Friday's subscriptions.... Total up to Friday Lethbridge and sub-district I objective Still to raise Herald Relief Fund week have lo he secur- Jlcn in N'cw Voil; Now (Id (o Wc'cU, Waul ?2lf, Only MEW YORK, Nov. that drivers receive from 3102 to a week were among those made loday by 503 In- side butchers In what WAS de- nounced by AdolpH H. Gobel as the first sleo In a "Bolshevist" movement to take over h's plant In Brooklyn. Mr. Gober, who an- nounced he had closed his doors temporarily after the butchers had gone on strike, said he was inform- ed by an Insider that the union- plaiined, after accomplishing Iheir purpose by a scries of strikes, to allow him'6 per cent. on his Investment nnd divide all profits over that zmount among thcmEcTvefi, ThU said by Mr. Gobel lo be primarily an effort to force drivers and but- elde men to Jain the union. The drivers, according lo Mr. Gobel, recognized the demands made for them 33 exfteftaivc and refused lo join tho strikers. They now Ft- celvt Vtt (o a week, To Thursday onto Alcnc is (Ker the Murk cd. Tbat is the lenson for siiceiUng worker hia eye on llic objective and iliero will be no faltering till'it is passed, Rivalry JOU por ccntvhonor cards among various firms in the city growing. The following is the list date: Canadian Flank of Commerce. Hank of Nova, Scoli.i. International' Harvester Co., sale; slnff. Chinook Coal Co.. oltire slalf. 1'nlon Hank o[ Canada. 1'ord Motor Co. The second week will bo Ihe U1K- ot llic drive. Gel ready tu subscribe, curly in the gaim-. Commission GOVERNMENT HAS ENOUGH ROAD NOW With lloO.HOO reporled up till T day iiiKhl, Victory Loan workers scL G. T. Hill Will Not Get Through about their task this mornins deter rninc.l if iiossihlh to put flic loau uvcr tlie mark in the first wsck of the drive. Al nine o'clock had been turned in lo start. Ilio day, leaving Lo gel to bit tho covet- ed mark. Considering Ihc unfavorable Avcaih- cr. in "which.. I he drive this week wa? optncd, Chairman Harris coui-cc-rs '.vondcrlul results have been sc cured and more confident than ever that will go over the top In'grnml slylc. country organiza- tion is also beginning to gel under way and big tliiugs arc expected, es- pecially from the Cnaldalc district. where the farmers have been more than usually prosperous. Lnst year Lethbridgc won its honor flag during the second week ol the drive. To do so during the W. S. Fielding.to Ihc third riiad- of the Grand Trank bill summariz- ing tlic opposition objections tc Ihe measure and calling for an inquiry into the whole mailer by a commis- sion was n stumbling block In the ivay of a formal third reading of Ihc bill In the commons Friday. The Liherals did not want to go on ivith tho bill on the ground thai. :t vas Friday and many of the members were absent, but the government Insisted. The de- bate lasted until well into the evening and was until Monday, when It. Is expected that this and oilier amendments uill he tlisuosed of aiul Ihe bill plven third reading. The arguments nUvanccd on third TORON'lO. Nov. It was aiuioiin- ceil tojay Ly S. Ilodglns, chairman f llifi Dominion business committee, i lial the Dominion sub3i.rijiuuu3 tu the iotorv Loan amounted to I EIGHT HOUR DAY. HOUK WEEK, IS LAW IN HOLLAND Tlic sums arc tllvlil provinces as follows: Hrfllsh Columbia Klberla among the THE HAGUE, Oct. up- per chamber ol parliament loday unanimously passed a bill estab- lishing an eight-hour work cfay nnd a week. Ontario Manitoba Quchcr, 3-US7.S50 S'nw Urunswlck N'or.i Scoilo. S.OSG. nOO Prlnt.o Erlward lalanil Tlic nhnvo total represents tolnla for four days up till Tnnrsd'ay night [rom all the provinces anil cities with Ihc exception of Ontario and Quebec, which have rrporlctl for live days up j lo Friday nlghl. Toronto's total or 530.GOO.C50. as on Friday night, rovr.ra rcporfa for five tlay.s as against MonlrCHl's total ot up lo night, which only covers rcporls for four tlnys. Vancouver Doing Well Nov. loan falea for Greater up lo Friday nlghl nccord- Ing (n offidflls- and figures. This was inhdc up an Vnnconvcr" city, North Shore, JlOO.OCKi; Polul Grey, J72.630; .South Vancouver, 4H2.-100; Dumahy es- timated al and Ilichmond cs- llmnlcd nt Montreal's Nov. It uag an- noHiicctl yesterday at tho headquar- ters of Iho Jlonlrcal nml Island Vic- lory loan cr.mpalgn ihftt ivllh Ihc sub- scrlpllona officially nnnounccd and that had como In (oo laic to bo officially glfcn Iho total lor Alonlrcal Bin! tho Island had grown to something over This tolfll lncliidc.1 several large subscrip- tions during the day, loo laic for etas- siricallon In tlic official icport. ITALIAN DEMOBILIZATION HOME, NOT, Nilti an ilonnccd today lluil (hiring Llic past ttvo months Italy has demobilized nioro llian .1 minion men, reading were of necessity largely _ i-epelition of (hose already heard in I tho house, Mr, Fielding and other nienibern tigiiin asserted that the wis- est men in the country were divided on Ihe question and thai Ihc Eovorniiiftnl not justified in puiltnp the bill before the house without further inves- tigation. Enough Road Already Mr. Kidding.declared that with 000 miles of railway in Sis Dosseapion immediately acquiring the Grand Trunk, lion. Arthur In reply ad- Though at Ihe lime of TvrlllnB the Relief Kund for the Women's Civic Club's work among settlers in destitute" tircu ins lances, tbo fund objective ot ?500 had hardly been rent-bed, tho way the sub- scrintions were coming In Satur- day morning Ihcrc appeared to be every reason lo believe that the fuud would go over ihc Ion to- night. A. number o( generous sub- scriptions ivcrc turned in this morning showing Lbat Lcthhrldsc licople arc RCCD to help those in. lfH3 fortunate circumstances. Thc'fuud closes efTiclally to- rJghL t-jt the .Herald will be pleas- cd lo receive ami acknowledge further donations which will Lo turned over lo Ihe Women's Civic Club as they are received for the relief of those in need ibe Herald would-Eay: "Keep up Lhe goo-1 Tiorli." 'More even can be doun -in this Wdj- than (he men nre cta-. ing through- -money donations. The need Is fircal, and good see- hand clothing Js In the crcal- cst demand. The fund now stands: 1'reviously acknowledged. Dr. W. S. Galbrallh...... F. W.. Wpolworlh Co. 1-iiiployees oC Campbell, AVilson anil Home ___ tf. nylands Mr. anrt Mrs. Wm. Oliver Hudson's Hay Co........ n.'Dotfman "Deaf >laL" Itosio Wilson......... llnrold Wilson........-- Frank Wiirtdington..... T. Flcetwood......... I.etlibridge r. o. o. F. K. II lo.on 10.00 25.00 10.00 10.00 20.0') 5. .00 2.00 Tolal lo dale..... Objective........ sm.oo PROMINENT BRITISHERS DEAD LftXUON, The mitted the case, lint paid that the (Irand Trunk lines ,ire lo in uke Ihc govern muni system a success. Tic criticized Ihc opposition for proposing a commission In view of Liberal censure of the gov- ernment for naming so many conniiis- j-ions In the past. Mr. Meighen argued thai amplo notice had liccrt given by id, an irisn peer; uanon >t rector of Ho I her field; Counter Mel ville, of Midlothian; William Frame the noted Scotllsh comedian; 'Alexnn iJc-r Mine, of Wcstniorelond, and Canon Stephen Phillips, of Pctcrboro. held by fl. L. Hlchardson, Mr. Hum Cronyn and Mr. N'irhoUon, while Lib eral speakers "included Mr. IX D, Me Krnztc and T. V. Vlftn. T. II. Johnston, of Lasl Mountain, a croas-hencher, said thai he favored Nig government of its intention; ami government ownership when Ihn Imr- that every J-mir's delay irould relievo gain was a EOOI! ono, but he did not Ihc Grand 1 unk of soinc oT Its I lor. In connection with Iho -Grand Trunk Fad Tic. Tlie minister's ronlenthna were up- believe (he ono under discussion was Rood business. He suggested thai the value of. Ihe road should be up- on Us revenue-producing capacity. When the Prince Visited Madeod Tit-iip Not So Complete as Had Been Expected Owing lo Government Step is up to Government Employs War Emergency Measures lo Mnst District is 100 per cent. Tied Up. CHICAGO, Nov. nallon-wicfe sirikt of bituminous coa[ miners 1 entered its first day with more than miners idle, according to estimates by tfhe United Mine Workers of America officials throughout the country. Coal operators, for Ihe most part, wers not inclined to dispute tills claim and giving full allowance for all claims by operators which had been reported al noon today, the total of sinking miners falts just short of From no district was violence or trouble of any nature reported. Th: number of men claimed by the unions to be on strike coincided almost exactly with paid up memberships on file at national headquarters at Indianapolis at the end of August, namely, In 10 or more states the unions reported more men out than the tolal Auflupt paid up memberships on file at national headquarters. In instances, these ditcrepancies were covered in Ihe union claim of -an average 15 per cenl! of "arrears. North Dakola reported its 15.OX) lignite miners at work in response to orders from Indianapolis hcad- quarters, i North Dakota expected lo use Ihic coal NEXT STEP UP TO MINERS WASHINGTON, Nov., must make the next move in the soft coal strike, was today of government officials. The strike was today even though directing heads of tho United Mire Workers of America were restrained from activity by federal .-Government officials awalletJ reports as tp the extent .'vof 'th'e- walkout, for upon1 .This-Information rested the future course of show that any considerable number of mfners desire to. cantirure work, the government was.prepared to furnish ihe'm .protection. Should .disorders occur, the government was 'ready with all the police p owe IT at Its disposal to-put them down. GOVERNMENT TAKES EMERGENCY PRECAUTIONS But the government's activities were not alone in the coal fields. Maximum prices for bituminous coal, formulated to meet war's necessity, were agair In effect. Priority of distribution, baied in part on the schedule, In AH steps to protect miners who-refuted to obey the strike call, to preserve peace In the bituminous fields and lo lessen insofar as posilble. the Buffering of the public and disruption of industry, incident to such a. strike, had been taken. Nothing mare can be dene by the government, officials intimated, until a shown by the strikers themselves. For that reason officials were not prepared to discuss the government's course other than has been outlined. ESTIMATE QUIT WORK CHICAGO, Nov. of bituminous coal miners throughout the nation of a total of men employed In that industry, today were on strike In response lo the general strike call, effective At midnight last night, according to reports, In some instances estimated, received by strike leaders. HUNDRED PER CENT. OUT IN PITTSBIJRR PITTSBURG, Pa., Nov. miners in the Pitts, burg district went on strike today In response to the order or the United Hlnp Workers of America, according lo officers of District No. 5, of the organization. The number represents practically 100 per cent, of the cosl of western Pennaylvasla, ILLINOIS STRIKE cd lo pumpers, mule feeders and ALMOST UNANIMOUS SPIUN'GPJtiLU, Ills., Nov. indications loday were that (he soft coal miners in Illinois reEponded almost unanimously lo the strike call, cifecllvc at midnight laEt rJffht. Ma- chinery wag ready at nil- ol the. mines to begin -work al the usual hour this morning and iThfslles sound- ed, the "work loday" but (here were no responses. Only a handful of men, necessary for protecting the property 6f the company, us provided 'or under the strike call, went clown into lhc shafts. _______ r These were reatncl- few others.. Disorders were, absent from mines, and the cessation of production of soft coal throughout stale be- gan, tranquilly. WEST VIRGINIA 100 PER CENT. OUT CHARLESTON, TV. Va., Nov. Heporta received at (he district hcad- Qiiarters or the United Mine Workers of America loday Indicated lhal ap- proximately miners had an- swered the strike call m Wosl Vir- ginia. IJnton off leers aascrlcd thai tiio response lo (he call cent. 100 per Hearst Quits and Drury is Called to Form Government Ihe ITintO Was In at Maclcod Station, lo See P TORONTO, Nov. Hearst government rciiflncd today at ll.'ld, ?nd Sir John Hftndrlt, lleu- tcnanrgovcrnor of Ontario, has al- ready communicated with E. C. Drury, leader of the Farmer-Labor CoaFlllon, with a view lo asking him to form a government. Abdul 11.30 this morning, Prem- ier Hearst left his office and for 15 minutes conferred with the lleutenantgovernor. He Ihen hand- ed out the following "Sir William Hearst todjy ten- dered to Ihri Heulenanl-'jOvernor hia resignation and the resignation of his cabinet. His hdSor has communicated with E. C. Drury, who will, it is expected, be asked lo undertake the task of forming a government." "You will carry on, will you not, Sir Wllllnm, until the cabinet la the premier was asked. "Oh, said Sir William, "Tho lieulenant-govcrr.or has asked ma to carry on until Mr. Drury has formed cabinet and It is sworn in." Further than that Premier Hearst had nothing to say. When interviewed a few minutes later Sir John was just leaving the building after a consultation respecting the procedure of, form- ing a new government. "I have sent a message lo Mr. Drury ask- ing him to call and see said Sir John, "nnd I expect he will be hire On "We had not anticipated any- thing like csid J. J. Morri- son, Uniled Farmers of Ontario secretary, when he Je.irned cf Iha reiiQflatlons, "There Is no occa- sion for a rush. We are riot anti- cipating Any ug from any- body. We- fesl there will be -an honest attempt to carry on the government, Mr. Drury made no arrangements for that evenluel- llv" ;