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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Go Over The Top In The Victory Loan Drive fi Y T Htttud-.. VOLUME XII. LETHBR1DGE, ALBERT A, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4. 1919 NUMHER 274 Miners' Head Hints Strike Settlement Possible Premier Designate Drury Strong For The Victory Loan Clear Exposition of Canada's Relation to Loan Given at Barrie NO POLITICS IN NEW PKEMIER'S FIRST SPEECH Drury Doing Own Thinking In Task of Rounding Up His Cabinet DOHERTY LIKELY FOR AGRICULTURE POST Farmer Is Winner In Cochrane; Moore Wins by Majority of 145 Ontario's Premier-Prospective LIARRIE. Ont? Nor. K. C. Drury, leader of Iho United I-arm era or On- larlo-Labor coalition ana praniler-de- slgnale ot Ontario, last nlpbl. In lull mado.hfi first puerile aOdreiK ilnce bis elevation lu the of chief citizen o! Ibe province.. Tbe orfaalon waa P. Vlclory meeting and tlie uevr leader In provincial sf- fslra was given liearly reception la this, his borne town. He Mas Intro duced aa "Ontario's new premier, Hon. Mr. Drury." He did not louch al all upon polIllcF, nor make any reference to own recent public advancement, Jlls address vrno devoted to boosting ibo Victory "Patriotism ftt Uia present ho fcdtlcrt, "Is not'A mailer of-sentiment nnd That "time lias all none pait. Patriotism at Iho present llmo fclmplr means good business sense. That Is ThaL Is needed lo carry Ihls country Ih'rcmph Iho trying days thead. Cerinln national crises, from economic standpoint, nre ahead of The people who puL eelf last dur- ing the lllanlo struggle are going to pul Ihc country Ilrsl today. To Owe Ourselves Beit Vf yo'ii-Lb fcear 1tt mind flrat that thert la Inevitably coming a.time i o' .deflation .Secondly, ,1 i .T'a'nl .vou'-'to'rcalice" that the only need-to, Is in economic condition, where It takes too Urge ;.B hnaro of'our products lo ray our interest. There is fear about Ihe amount ot moriay.'Tre' owe our-EcIreV at home. "In our Victory Loan at i home, the monoy cornea out ol the current spend Ing 5 ol the citizens who, i instead spending, are retrenching 1 nnd saving. Thai Is not the least ot the prcat considerations In raising oar loans at home; It will help our people To themselves over the Ftrlngcnl limes which wa believe arc lo come. "A dollar Invested hy you in Vlclory Loans today ivlll bo worth Iwo, poa- elbly three dollars In a few J 'BpeaX feelingly noir because you knovr the position I am In At the present moment, and you know the tendency to blamo hard lime a on the Govern incnL The tlmo will conic, nut very far off, when, wages will have drop- perl and tho value of n. bushel of will have dropped lo one-halt Ihe value It Is now. In that day youV bonds will havcflwlce Iho present value.' It Vfill ho worth while in those pears lo own- f worth of Vlclory bflnds.'' Nov. There no deilnHe ilnvtilopmenlR In (lie Ofltarlo political altuitton LoJiy. Somewhere Ja Ihe dou-ntown dlitrlcl of Ihe clly Premier- Detlcnate Drury pita alonu, (ace to Uce with Ihe problem. Tn Ihe words of S. J. Mormon of Ihe ITnlrod Farmers, he li doing hli own thinking. Ever and anon, Lelwecu In- that vary In length, men Eire being Bought hy Mr, Drury and sum- moned to his hiding place, eilber for advice or iriformation. Today's work finds Mr. with- out any recognized -advisors by tilt. Secretary Morrison is "on, deck" nt United Farmct.i ol O'ntmlo head-. quarlera, busy urhane, -One. at, a nnr lime, R few or Ihe recognized leaders of Ihe United Farmers of Onlario ivcre called upon by Mr. DrurT lo visit him. Dohcrly, for. Agriculture These Included tho secretary. Man- ning Doherly, 'and 'Bowman. Mr. Dohertyi It .U} laid, has already consented! to head tho department of first United ParmeT'of-Ontarlb' member ol tho On- tario legislature. Is ,CDnsl3eTfrd to be the almoit unanimous 'choice for min- ister of landa, forests anil mines. Hum- or, nlso It cab iicl position may be that at Minister of Public ,The United :of Ontario who havo :d that United Farm- ers di Ontario-Is their real party af- filiation, If E. C. Dniry" becomes "slumped" for a. suitable minister ot public works, a consultation of his rtcentCorrespon- dence, some of which he baa not yel seen, may ptve hftf light. One writer modestly offers hlmielf for ibe "port- folio. Backing up bis1 claim to recog- deUMa hlg Ufa'history for the consideration of Ihe'premlar. McBride-Simpion .Controveny Xov.' McBrlde-Slmpsott and ;McI3rlde-U. F O. controversy Trill not down'. Toda> the local p; member-elect Mayor- JlcBrlde' Iiauet! the (ollowlnp "Not" on your said Mayor Me Bride, when asked if tie would sit on (he opposition aide of the houso. never eatd anything about.polng over lo the You me Uklng 'up with every piece 'of good that -tha government may >ring dovrn. T every respect for Mr. Drury and nlnccrely hopo that his EOTcrnment will brovo successful. Ho rill get just 33 iriuch cooperation from me aa 'rom any man In the legisla- ture." Mayor McDrMe added that he had requests from-over a E'COFC of Indua- Irlal centres lo speak on the films or lahor party nnd would-fulfill ihe difference on (lie Important, point of the coalillon viz: Co-opcratlon, dll not affect his attl- tudo lo the labor movement. 1-irsL Tilt Between United I'ar- mers Political Organization nnd Old Line Parlies in Al- berla Result of Hccc-nl General Election in Ontario. Mr.EraeEl C.. waa unanimously-.'chosen "ib'e Unitfttl Fannen In the Ontario Legislature'ahti who was called on Monday to'form a.cablnet. He has acceplert. Two mcnibcra' ot the cabinet will be Labor Victory Loaners Appeal Strongly For Aig In Drive Lethbridge Faced Possibility .of Failure m Third Which Would.Refle.ct Unfavorably on Us in the East-- Chairman Harris Appeals for Redoubled City Will 'Be Canvassed Now Stands at Best Day Yet. 'Epeclll Lo Thfl CALGARY, Nov. United Farmers of Alberta won their first political contest yeiterdty when' candidate, Alex. Moort, de- futfld the Stewart government bandldJile, E. V. Thompson, In Jn the provinclil rid- ing of Cochrane, made nfcesiary by the death of Speaker Fliher this iprlng. Moore's" majority ever the ejov- trnment candidate 145. The rtiuEl anticipated. Moore wu nominated early in the con- had the advantage of a strong organization of farmtre be- hind him. 'Trie contest was one of the most Keenly contested ever wltnessed.'ln the province. Thompson, the government can- didatec had majorities In the towns of "Cochrane "and Crcssfleld, "but with the execution of two or three other points, Moore was given mi- Joritieq, _....x O. L. McPherson, president of the U. P. A. political association said the reiult showed that the government, had been out of touch with the electorate. Nov. fiFKC'l his. opinion o[ the Cochrane diction results, eaid that ne.vas Disappointed, but, in view of campaigning, not sur- "people had, decided ILe on its partr itould _be prepared, be said, to .verdicf.? Mr.. Ihe victorious fermer.candidate, would hn given a welcome to the legislature, anil a. eeat provided tor him en the cross benches: The election', ,acMcd' the premier, iras more or less, la lino Trilli tho ten- so, evident nowadays lo go "ag- ainst Ihn government-" Everywhere (hero Eeeined Lb a disposilloirTUo overturn or -attack. Ibe cilsllug EJ-E- Lems-pf1 government, .even where there was no valid rcaiou for doing so and Mr..Stewart reiterated the statement he has made several limes .during thn campaign (hat the farmers had no act- ual criticism] "of his' administration lo make, but voted for (heir own candid- ate on qullo different grounds. Hope is Expressed That End of Miners' Strike Grows Near Federal Injunction Preventing Active Participation By Union Leaders, and Shutting Off of Strike Funds Will Briny Miners to Terms Leaders Not al All Optimistic as to Continuing Every Precaution. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. Broking his iElenct here for the fin I time ilnce he wai tervid with the retraining order from the court of Federal Judgs A. B. Anderson, Ilit Friday, John L. Lewij, cttrg preildenl' of the United Mtne Workers of America, gave out follD-iVln" brief .statement in regard lo the of the govern- ment to end the strike of approximately toft coil miners. "The machinery of the joint tyttem of bargaining in Hie mine in- dustry Is inUel. It-would be a simple matter for the government and the coal operators again to set It in motion to negotiate a agreement" Nov. today looked for- ward to here ac likely to afford an Index to the duration of the coal itrlke, A cplr.t of hopefulneEs Hnal the of tha fitr.iic wJ.i near was prevalent. Government officials were of the opinion that the broad poweri of.the federal court Injunction In shutting off the strike fcndi would force the lo return to work and bring tfie'ttrika to close. Later leaders themeelvet were, said lo hold the view that the miner; could not hold out long for lack of caused by Ihe operation of the injunction. Despite the hope of early resumption of full coil mining oprrallonr, however, government continuing their precaution! to conserve the available fuel supply. Fanner Member 'May In Ottawa Wed. OTTAWA; Cald-, well, the United: Ofi-. tarfo for; N. B., arriverf jn-lht.capltaj-laat. night. It "hi ay. bf a .day. or. two before Mr. Caldwell-can take Hit-- seat In the home, becayic.' -the writ not yet been returned to- OtUwa, but il. expected he wll.L be Introduced by Wednesday or Thursday. N Invaded Habits of Working Man Made Him Restive and Trouble Is Result NEW YORK, Nov. i of prohibition on the United States was a blunder charged with danger tnd loaded with prohablllLNi, declared Samuel Goftiperi, preildent of the Amer- ican'Federation of In lait nltiht IU probable unreit among working men In tome of the country. "By udoptlrtff he ?ald, "wt have dhuricad the wreck- Tng of tha lOCUl and economic of the hatlon.. vaded (he hablti 'of the working rnan ft whit hn happen- ed: We havt upiet thai, man; un- Aeltled. him. one habit Mr. dompen asieried the-man Who formerly lailified to go home at night to and react, hat btcome diicontented jnd He nowgoei ttreeti to rniet other men no1, like hlrnieir, "Trwy rub together their mut> >il there are and fire, f be- lieve Bolthcyrarn In Russia bepan ,fn prohlhltlcn." To the Citizeni of Aa chairman iny'trHi to fsund. of 'cin on order hive to irrive, ind minx owners ire confronted with wn ioue Ictle. unletl thd tituatlon It relieved by ill feed en route being ruehed fnlo thli dlitrlct.' Cittle ind ifylna ilready, ifVd the iltuillon for ctltlemen and ill well M many email farmers, can only be taved by prompt ictlon. More thin 100 teami on hand lo haul out feed thli morning could only receive four of draw with uw a ilmllif- iltudlon. um< Irt 20 ind 25 mllil and could gel no feed. One deiler who'chanced to hive a car arrive Mid.Mi it per ton, w'hen (24 thpilM be'en majdmum, Relief li'demised.; dltlo'n muft be.'rrtft. ;