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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Put Lethbridge Over the Top in Victory Loan Drive- odb Now; VOLUMKX1I. AUlElVfA. MONDAY, NOVKMliliH 3, 1919 NUMIJKR 273 DRURY ACCEPTS CALL TO PRE Drury Will Look Outside of Ranks for Two Ministers Have Good Cabinet Material In- side Farmer-Labor Parlies PHOIUWTION WILL HE STRICTLY ENFORCED BARBIE, Onl.. Nov. lormlng the cabinet we will only have to QO outside our own Im- mediate ranks far two ministers, Ihc attorncy-flenftral and the mln- lsler_of said E. C. Drury, who will be called upon to form 3 cabinet for the government of Ontario. '.'We have, good cab- inet material; Inert was never belter." "We shall adhere to our policy if farmers and labor men, so far if we Mr. Drury said, and he added, "and we feel thai Ihc sentiment that has brought ui in- to power Is a reflection of popular distrust of both the old parties. W? could no I make an nlli'ance with either :s a parly, but we wel- come all men t? cur aid who hope- and desire to see better govern- ment." recapitufaled Ills ad- herence to prohibition and when eskcd with reference to the On- tario Temperance act he was em- phatic in spying: "We intend to see lhat the men In with us and the objects of Ihe law and thai they squarely enforce il. If we find tliat certain phases' of the. law abused In many ways we can Eoon see to that. llThe situation with regard to the mcdiral profession will have to be regulated in some way. We shall have to ascertain, for ex-. ampfe, whether any of the pre- script Ions given are dishonestly Used. No doubt many doctors are opposed to the task placed upon them an dwe must see what can be done.'' NO SWELLED HEAD Sunday, with Mr. Orury on his farm near here, was a characteris- tic one for him. During the morn- ing lie just pottered around his well appointed farm .nnd mingled with his nappy family. In the afternoon Mr. Drury took his in the Methodist Sunday scliool in accordance with a cus- tom he lias faithfully followed for Ihc last 10 years. There were 12 bright young Canadian boys to whom he imparlad Biblical In- struction. ycsterda_v and they were, If anything, prouder of their tea- cher than ever, In of the public distinction which has rat- lied to his lol. Following the Sun- day school, Mr. Drury attended service at the Mcthorfist church, which almost adjoins his home and here, both at the opening and Ihe closing, he received rnapy warm congratulations from his old friends. PRES. WILSON WILL ATTEMPT ADJUSTMENT IF THE COAL STRIKE ORDER IS RESCINDED 'rentier-Designate Drury Calls on Lieut.-Governor and Ac- ccpls Responsibility CABINET TO CONTAIN TWO LABOR MEMBERS TORONTO, Nov. bility for the formation of a new. cabinet to carry on the .govern- ment of Ihe province of Ontario was accepted today, during a short interview with the lieutenant-gov- ernor, Sir John Hendrle, by E. C. Drury, leader of the United ers of Ontario-Labor coalition In '.hi newly-elected provincial leg- islature. It was a mailer of only n few mln- ules. Mr. Dmry was accompanied by J. J. of Ibc United Farmers' organization. They drew j In an automobile z.1 government house precisely nl 11 a.m. ami TVOFO admlLlp'l to the HculenaDl-Eovornor's office im- mediately. It Is understood Ihnt in re- to Sir John's questions, Mr. Drury slated that he was ready lo form u cabinet (bat would command the al- legiance of the majority of Ihn house, hut he would not be ready lo name his colleagues (or a few days, possibly a week. An understanding has been reached with-the 'oulEOluE Conservative gov- ernment of Sir! Will lam Hearst to carry on In the meantime. j Drnry Immediatc- ly left the "government Incl- prccedcntad. eiperlertcfi In political-life" of receiving Ihc'congraln- Jntions nnrt expressions uf confidence! jfrom" Lhc heir as well J ns tlic'Tlce'-rcEal Tepresenlallve. j The Prince ol Wales arrived at gov- j Reactionary Elements-Intended to Seixc "Was Discovered VIENNA, Nov. .military coup against the government, which thus far has been frustrat- ed, was exposed at .1 general meeting of the Socialist party on Friday night.' DC cum en IB made public show that the attempt was set for 9 oTclock in the .evening of when, organized companies and battalions of the reactionary elements were to seize the bridges, then advance And occupy-- the town hall, police beadquar- lers, the army officss and other strategic buildings. The documents fell Inlo the hands of the authorities through secret agents. The movement (8 viewed seriously by the authori- ties and the newspapers say that .another attempt may be expected. Famous Explorer Speaks Here Thurs. Previous Noie Not Delivered Ily of Co-ordina- tion Among Allies VILK.MXMUR STEFANSSON The" _world famous Arcllr. explorer, who T.'ill in Wesley CLurcli on Thursday, evening under Rotary Club auspices. When Mr. Slcran- vho is a nalivrf of Canada, Krlifcu.bornin Manitoba; Budapest stalea that she w lsarvMMnft.vMfci ago, more am pcojileArerG unnblo to shift flle tMiienibc-r of. than unnblo lo RI cntranro'nl the GrnnJ Thtalrc so great the, crowd. (Continued on Page ST. JOHNS, Nor. New- foundland's general election, postpon- ed from 1917 because of Ihe ivas held today. The will not. be for several days on account ot delays In gathering retuins from- dls- .laul coast districts. The government I parly, led by Sir Thllchacl Cashin, who ihas been premier since last ilaj% was jofiliosed al the polls by a. new orgau- izalioii hcadcil by H. A. Squirts anil embracing the fishermen's protective _, 10 n j union. Close cojilcsts were expected lo I' Secure SomCin many rtisiricts. nolli llio t'fjvernnic'.'L and Ihc oppo- sition parties Imd full lichct-s in Ihc 18 constituencies and tlicre ivere sev- eral Indcucnilonl caiuliilntcs, Assurance on Tangiers Sovereignly C, Nov. Corricre d'llal- ia, .semi-official ot the Vnh'piin, conmienling the visit of Iho kinR of Spain lo Puris, says: t "Tbc of King Alloino lo Paris has failed. His object tras [cliiedy lo solve Iho problrni of Tan- gier, in the dealre lo avort tbc possl- bilily of the proclamation, of French sovereignty there." According lo this paper, Alfonso did nut succeed tn obtaining any n- on tbis subject. PRINTERS' STRIKE AT 0 i CI- SAhlvAIOUJS BY MAYOR Victory Loaners Must Redouble Efforts This Week subscrihcil lor Victory Ixiaii up til] Srftnrday completing tho week of Mic rTrlTc for In llic Ivcthbrldgo EUb-AIsIrlcl. IxJlli- brldgo Js consldcrnlily lichtncl year's mart, and Clmlnnan Jlar- ris nntl Iiig coliort.s knovr it. They arc not at nil (lavvn-hrnrlcil. IjiU they nro dclermlncd that JxUli- hridgc.shall fall down on ihls, probalily iho Inst war effort It will lie called upon to As a rosiill of Iho poor showing I" Ihc first week of Ihc drive, all team and dujjcrvlsors arc ficing colled in for n meeting this evening' enrl plans for rcrfniiWcrl efforts will be made at that lime. "Other places worse of( than we arc, aro rtolng much belter In com- Bald Chairman Harris llils mornlne. "Look at Mcdiclno Hat. They hnve tticlr flag and tlic first crcsl, niul aro out lo ciuni lliclr Insl year's In I.clli- lirldfio vfc nro'nway bclilntj Jnst's mark. We mustn't fall down, Jlcmemhcr, It rcflecla on Iho district In Ihc opinion nf Ihn big financial men of ihc cant, If Kc falls down. U Is a grcni boosL LcliiuiiuBi; Beta or (ixcecds Us quola. must re- double our efforts and keep Lcth- brldgc on llic rt Is lo remembered lhat d.ur- tug the first week, not a cent was .subscribed, from rural districts tn the Lcthbrldge aub district. Tho totals arc hound lo he' consider- ably swclUfd when Coaidfilo other centres aro lieiird from. Hut there la yet n lot of room for 1m- jirofement Jn tlie city. Li out nftcr its hon- or flap Ihls week. year Iho Hag was secured OIL tho eighth day of the drive und about every 'other day thereafter fl crowd irns nddcd. must double up 119 subscripttong this week (o iho Prince, of Wales Flflg dur- ing the second o( tho drive. Tho lolal liiunber subjcrlp- lions now stands at SIS. Satur- day's bus'ncas was Chairman Harris Attended the- Draylon Victory mceling In Calgary on Saturday Qvonlng, anil came back enthused, nnd deter- iijlned-lhftt Runny Boulhord Alber- ta fnll In lla: third drive. SASKATOON, Nov. Through the mtdlation of Mayor F. R. Me- Millzn, a compromise WAS effect- ed btiwetn the striving printers and the publishers yesterday and the strike, after a few hours' duration, was Under, the new agreement the typos 'will re- ceive n week for day work and for nights. They origin-. fly demanded and per week. GUN FIGHT IN TORONTO BETWEEN THIEF AND DETECTIVES PARIS, Xov, fupreme coun- cil loddy decided lo send another note lo Rumania, ruiterallog the request of her In the notes delivered on Oct.' IV by tlio British, French and American governments, but not dc livered-by tiny representative of tho Italian government. It lias developed UB a.rosult of the failure of Italy to present the note al Bucharest. Tho Hujn.inlan government Tailed lo reply, saying it did not understand thai all the great powers concurred in the i note. j The Italian delegates In Paris have expressed surprise that tho nolo has) not TJCCQ "delivered, but the obligations hive not-been clear to Ihe supremo council; Tvhkli will again submit the note wHh the request that an immed- iate reply, be made. nolfi asks Rumania Lo evacuate ill not be" id. reiiiiesIs inter- allied up- on IbG amount of supplies token'from Hungary1 by tlic-Rumanian! among tlic allies in dealing vvltn'tluniania is regarded by many of the "delegates to tbc poarc conference as responsibla for Ruman- ia's defiant attitude nnd it has been made clear by several o" tbc dclcgn- Lions the great powers must all co-operate tn this siluation or go on record within a few rtnys as being op- posed to bringing' Rumania to terms. U.S. Coal Keep Mines Closed Till Strike Settled Today's Developments Expected lo Clarify ators Admit Approximately Miners Are Idle Attempt Being Made by Operators as Yet to Break Union Miners Still Working in Kentucky. Talk of Unislic Measures Sieel Strike is Denied Ily Strike Head TON ONTO, Nov. 3.-rArlhur Free man, accused pC the HicfL of fur lined overcoats from a local denarl mcnt slorc, held off Detective Crony! with n revolver In the Klnp Kdwnu Hotel licrc Saturday aricrnoon ami maclo liis get-away from (lie hotel. Freeman sllll carried ln's revolver wlicn being iiursucd and IVRS not cap- lured dctccllvcs Iiad Join- ed In The nnd some shots had been Ilrcd in Ills direction by sonic of Jiis pursuers. ConsfdcrHuJc excite- ment vrns caused In tho Klne Edward the of luc Rim. Xov. Fllzpal- rick, iiallonRi ot the steel strikers' committee, nl n mesl'ntj of Hie Chicago Ketlerntion of to- day tali! tlicro would Lo no several slrjRc in sujinorl of Hie sleel slalemenl was called forln liy'an crforl to introduce a resolnlloti call- ing1 for a General slrike. even Ihc American Federation of could a slriko of all said Mr Filapatrlck. "That fs up lo the Inlcrnatloiial unions. There is no hope or possibility that a general strike can be called. The nomniillEC In charge of Lhc slrlko lias discussed every o[ this matter, but 1 can not tell you ivhat our plans ard row." Urge Statewide Strike I'lTTSBUJlO, I'a., Nov. reso- lution, recommending n Btnlc-wtrtc strike of orgnolzcd labor as a last re- sort hi the unions' fight for "free spcccli, free press and free assom WHS atloiilcd tlic special con- vention of (lie rtnusylranta FeJcra- tfon 6r Labor in session hero yoslcr- Oayj the vote on iho r In I'.on It was anaonnccd ilmt only tivu of tlic 600 [Iclcealcs Imd casl nceallvc ballots. THIBUNE EDITOR HAS HIGH PRAISE FOR CANUCKS ..HALIFAX, N.a., Nov. ert C, McCormlck, proprietor of the Chicago Tribune, who Is a pas- Etnger on board Ihe Mauretanla, now In port, and who In the war was overseas ns a combatant offi- cer, fn fipeafcTng with (he Cana- dian Press today said his obitrva- tlona had shown that tho British army had many crack batlallohc and rcglrtiente, but that from wha'l he had seen, the Canadian army wag entirely a crack c'orpi In all its departments. He eaM he had seen much of the Can.i- dUns, Herald Relief Fund SEVILLE IN THROES OF WIDESPREAD STRUCK Xov. All Iho leader-; of tho workers' unions which, went on strike. Friday liavc boon nrrcslcd on Ihc ground tlial Ihcy declared a strike without flrsl having given tho employers notice of such a move. A strike of farm laborers has bCBUn In the of Seville end Cor- doua. The clerks In iho city of Be- Tillc liavc struck for an Increase In The atrlko of bakers anj butldcrs PAUL JONES IN TROUBLE MACON, Oa., Nov. Jones, n negro, accused ol allnclclne a wh'lto woman near Camp Harris Sunday nf- tcrnoon, wag burned to death by a mm nt I lie scone of Itio crime shortly after Uils morning The llcrnld Heliel Fund hag closed. It went gloriously "over Ihe lop." "Mnffuificcnl." said officials of Ihe Women's Civic Club when in- formed this morning of the re-, suit. On .Saturday afternoon, afler Ihe story telling of Hie fund's pro- gress toivnrd the J500 objective had been there' was a steady aircam ot callers at the Jlerald .oEtlcc anxious to Eiiliscribe. The ?500 niark was reached and still subEcript'ons rolled In. On Monday morning they n'ero still coming, for people are just be- ginning lo realize, how urgent ia the need this fund Is Intended to locet. Ilorcver, the fund is closed so far as Ihe dnlly appeal Is concern- ed. AL tno instance of (Tic offic- ers or tbc Women's Civic Club, the Herald will ho pleased to rccelvo further donations which will be .acknowledged through our col- umns, nnd turned over lo Treas- urer Mrs, John, Craig. The amount Is going (o tlo noble scr- vico in a noblo cause for tho la- dlca aro stretching evory dollar Co make 11 do (ho work of two. Jlnt more will lie needed, and the public and In par- agkcd lo keep in mind the need of fuiuls for rclfc( work In rural districts as they may be npporlionlng fuurts lor philanthropic purposes. The fund stands at closing: Previously acknowlertged A Vrinnd 25.00 llubbard o.or) JUKh Wealbrook 50 Mrs. 11. AVcalbrook _______ 1.flO >frsv, H. Pawsmi li.nO .McKenalc fe Mcnzie _____ 10.00 A tTicnd 2 on Junior I'cch 5.00 .WeslrefT and CJwCndoIyn Hedky Mrs. A, Jf. batforly 10.00 Dr. W. II. Marrs 5.00 Mrs. A.- Uwrlo J.OO Anonymous i 1.00 The Simpson Co 10.00 Jxithbrldgc lAundry Co. 10.00 C. S, F.OO II, Walls 4.00 JJexler 'McArlhur ____ 2.00 Jos, tlhlcsplc ____ 2.00 A Friend 2.00 CHICAGO, Nov. today in the strike of more .than 425_OCO soft cpal miners throughoui the country expected lo clarify ihc siluaiion to the extent of determining whathrr produc- tion was to be slopped indefinitely in a large part of the bituminous zone or whether any considerable number of workers were Willing to return to work. No plans have been made (or opening any of the mines with Im- ported labor and old men return to work are to be treated as though they had never laid down their tools, according to Thomas drewsler, chairman of tbe coal operators' acale committee. No miner will he d i cc rim male d against, he Bald, Reports from most of the large mining centres indicated that while a large number of.the mines would be In shape for the miners to" resume work, the operators did not expect many union men to re-enter the workings This being the first full working day since Lhc strike became effective Friday night, mine officials planned to chtck-their after the signal for openmnj the mlnm had been given In' order to find out the exact number of men who failed to report for duly.1 While operators 'admitted the figures given out. by union leaders, as to the number of men on strike approximately cor- jectj-lhey polntirf out'thal close to non-union men' 'work in'thc Pennsylvania and West Virginia fields, and that nearly uric n W" forking in Kentucky "under contracts, signed recently. WASHINGTON; preamre IB being brought to bear on officials of lhe_Unlted Mine Workers of America to call off; lhe.sf.-3ke of bitumin'oifs coal miners.' Definite assurance has been, given u lion officials that President Wilson and Attorney-General Palmer stand'ready to attempt, an adjustment of the controversy as soon as the order has been rescinded. This assurance was renewed today by Mr. Palmer In a telegram to a local union in. Ohio. At same time, It became known that Samuel of the American Federation of Labor, tins informed John L. Lewis, president of the miners1 union, of the government's altitude and that Warren 3. Ston.Bj grand chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, has been In conversation with Mr. Lewis over the.long distance telephone. Mr. Gompers' message was sent Friday after hli interview with Mr. Patmer and it probsbfy gave rise to reports yesterday lhat r.fc had attempted to Intervene personally to end the strike. The ef the efforts of the government officials and labor leaders to bring about recalling of the strike order IE not known here. Mr. Palmer aaid today that while Lt might become necessary lo for more Injunctions in the coal strike the time had not yet arrived. said that the olhcr if obtained, prob- ably would be declared ugalnct persona other than those in the restraining drder at Indianapoll3. TotM 1597.50 PENNSYLVANIA MINES WILL NOT BE WORKED PITTSBURG, Pa., Nov. attempt was made by operators to work the coal mines in the union- ized territories of central and western Pennsytvania. declared also that no attempt will be made lo operate until the min- ers show a disposition to return. Officials here declared Ihtre are men out in the Plttj- burg district alone, and 60 per cent of the unorganized miners idle. NON-UNION MINES WORK IN W. VIRGINIA Nov. 3. than 400 njn-unlon mines were operating in West Virginia today, according to advices to the officers of the West Virginia as- sociation. OHIO MINES WILL CLOSED COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. Coal mines of Ohio, employing union mincra, are closed and no 'attempt will he made to open them, until so mi agreement is reached and strikers return to work, according to Secretary Mc- Kjnney of the Southern Ohio Coal Exchange, the organiza- tion. (Continued on Pago Ten.) LONDON STREET RAILWAY MEN THREATEN STRIKE Ont., Nov. r. meet- inp Saturday nlgbt London E tree I railway, employees unanimously de- rided to atrlke unless tbe company ndded the elx cents on hour 10 their- wages which tbe company removed Saturday. The cut in wages followed the quashing In court the Increase by-- lair. An employees' coipmltlcc will mcst company officials for further dis- cussion. Feed Shortage Aggravated By Heavy Snowfall and Ministers Show Anxiety CAUuMtr, Nov. lie faiil Monday allDmcon, "ami 'd Is Klc-.vnrl. lion. Duncan Marshall, i.i'ii-ia Iwl outloofc, indeed, so hi in lac Islcr ot cgriculturc. nml olhcr provln- ".ueallon ot teed Is clcl ninlsiiTc, expressed who liaii been mi Itiiin'? Mondny us nucli worried over Ilia jlwir clock feed on iMliMn (ur! fccil milli'uk it Ihc province ns ,-c- Ipnsturo for al Icasi n now suli of the heavy snow. nd suil'Unlj "Tho early sotl'lig In ot wlnlrr nnd tho propoalllon of iecalng (heir Ih6 snow which has fnllcn In (he laal I at once, The result (3 thai" ihcro will low said Sltwarl, going he rcrr Htllo green Iced available lo complicate the question of feed cxnort lo relief very much Just al n lime when wo thought the problem was nboul to o olhcr parts of'the province whcro ranchers vfcrc ronnting on KVl-' tin; Iho surplus, end II will bo 3 bard be solved. The nutsllon of provlillng pull for Ibo farmers and ranchers In sulflclenl hay nnd srccn ftcd (o carry farmers nnd ranchers through Ihc winter Is now going to ho rt very ser- ious one." Mr. Marshall tool: Hie fams vfcw. 1 Tncre hns been a fool of r.ll OTCT northern and rcnlral [he north to provide cnon'gh feed for lliflr own cattle. Tlie ar.ow storrnu cmild not hnvc come at rt worso Kflrmer.i comlne Inlo Calgary alao report lhal Ihc heavy snow has con> plelcly slopped threahin; In Ikill ;