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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta YOU! MK XII. LKTHBniDGlC.'ALBimTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER C, 1919 NVMBEH 276 THEH WIU SOLDIER BONUS SQ0ARELY BEFORE HOUSE Chairman Harris and Canvas- sers Declare Objective of Will He Reach- ed By Friday Nighl Plot To Make Germany Bolshevik Is Discovered ESSEN, Nov. for the Deutsche Altemagnc Z letting of Berlin claim to have discovered Tor a communist uprising to de- pote the present German government and to establish a new one modelled on the Rjtslan plan, which would be arsoclated with the preterit Ruielan soviet The thai the proposed revolution ia to aiilsted and officered by Ruulan BoMievlsts and that the outbreak to have Its beginning In the Ruhr coal district. The responsible news- paper publishes a warning 10 energetic that It is accepted in well inform- ed quarters a> of more, importance than the many rumor, [n circulation. Munich, Bruniwlck and other cities are claimed to be cub-centres for the- movement. According to the paper, Spartncans and Communists will bo armed throuflhout Germany. The Communists are aald to'count' on desertion by whole of the national defense army and on taking them Into the Red army. General fighting headquarters, it is said, will tit eitabllthcd 'In Brunswick, already a Spartacan and Communist cenlrs. and a council government Is to be proclaimed1. PUCES tm COUNTRY POINTS GET UNDER WAV AND HEG1N TO SEND IN SUBSCRIPTIONS Previously Eiihscnoed Wednesday's subscriptions 7S.40C Total lo nighl only lo go lo roach the Lcthhridge City ?ub restrict quoU o[ J-lTo.OiHk, Chairman Har- ris and bia Victory drivers forth this morning deter- mined that tlic objective would lie reached and passed before the books eloECd Tor the day on Fri- day night. 'Thru far a double saiil ChnlrmH-Li IlnrrLs this morning, discuss Ing the ontloot. "The nrc -working harder Ihau.cTcr. Ttcy arc doing uobly. hud our firat returns from Noblefprd th'ts morning, fSGSi) be- lug turned in. Coalrtale is Just selling properly started and will make a nolss Tho C.RR. boya nre aubscrlolDg well, about" COLUMUUS, Ohio. NOT. re- turns today from Itlon clecllon in Ohio seemed to shut- ter the election night prediction of j Secretary of Slate .Smith tho.1 Ihe ilrys bad carrieJ toe Tour I rohJbltlon proposals voted upon by majorities ranging as hifih us Valrly- complete imulfk-ial returns from 53 of Lhc SS counties save t-c ivels a lead of H.OGi) on (he repeal iainendiucnl. 'or on the beer proposal, of ratlfiention and oa tJie Crabbe bIH. i Favor Foiy Per-Cenl Beer BOSTON'. Mass., Nov. 'wet' I forces claimed a. victory In the result j of the balloting on the 4 per cent, re- IcTcnduin beer .bill, which was u tmes- Itou of the ballot in certain districts of the state at Tuesday's'election. The returns, as far as tabulated, Indicated a "yes" verdict In cities and low in. 'in this t-Ely, Ihe rote was in 50 cent, having been obtained favor ol Ihe fonr percent beer, about lo date! '.We had an meeting lest night of captains and canvassers, a oil nothing la going lo si op ns till double our ta." Special 'Subicriptiont TORONTO; NTor. the Vic- three lo. one.- places voting Iftvor aro Kuiunier- villc, Wcstljoro, N'orth Audover. dcn, Urookllnc. Kail Htter, 1'eoljody, nnd XewLon. Kentucky "Well" Lift LOUiayiliLE. Ky., Nor! face ot unofficial returns from all but LLOYD GEORGE EN- DORSES CANDIDATURE OF LADY ASTOR I Uonus Queslion By Report of Commiltce Moved Hy Hon. J. A. Cilldcr Calling i'or An Ex- lienditurc of Bolshevik Would Sign Armistice, Then Peace LONDON, Nov. Leatring Malone, Liberal jnemfaer cf parliament, who recently returned from Russia, said In the house of cOn> mons yesterday during a discuislan of Russian that he had con- versed with the leaders of the soviet government with regard to peace and that he believed it was possible to arrange a peace on terms substan- tially the same ae those William BulLIUs stated come days ago, Nikolai Lenlne. Bolshevik premier, had made lo Mr. Bulllltj. Mr. Bullitts, testifying before the senate foreign relations committee in Washington, said the peace terms of Lenlne embraced, among other things, an armistice for two weeks, subject to rafslng of the economic blockade; Immediate withdrawal of allied troops; no further military aid for anti-soviet governments, and recognition of responsibility for Russia's foreign debt. HEAVY SNOW STORM VISITS MONTREAL PIAMOUTlf, Nov. C. -Lady Aator has rcccivoi ncTional cndorfailon of Premier Lloyd George in hor i-anclidcoy for :i hi the hoijsc ol commons from ttic Plymouth district. The premier, it announi-eil today, has sent, Ler a leller of, auj a. (irocnisc or his hearty support. 0 ALTERNATE PLAN OK Ji SOLDIERS THEMSELVES CALIFS FOU OTTAWA, Xov. situation developed in parliament to- night when Major Andrews, Cczlr; Winnipeg-, seconded by 11. A. Mackie, Edmonton, moved an nmcnd- inent to rv motion made by iron. J. A. MOXTRKAL, NOT. bec and eastern Canada Felt tlieir first touch ol whiter yes- lerday they ivero visited by a Jitary snow and sleet Ktortn. Tlic telegraph system between liere and the maritime Ijroylncea was badly crippled. The truol; lelenboiie line cou- i.- -An interesting jo necling Montreal Shcr- hrookc'aiid the easltrn town- ships snapped during the day. Nov. Is still "I no dotinlle ftimouticcment uf E. C. Dniry's for his Onuvrio cabiiiel. The Star today, however, mate? Ibe following slate: Ernest C'. Drury, U.F.O.. ilarrie. ri jineilL IO ;i IllUIIUIi IMUIL-J i'.' A I Cnlder. for Ihe adoption of Iho re port the special committee OL" Ill's commons which dealt wllli ?oldiers; STEFANSSON LECTURE IS Tjiroblenis and tho !re-e3labli5hmeot. nuesliou 01 The amendment, stripped of its calls for Ihe substitution ot the Great War Veterans' plan (or llic? re esliullsli- n'cut for tliat nropofcil by the special ON ot (ho ]clcar when It ia cjcplaiaeil that tile Great War Veterans' Association tory campaign halt ovor, Cana- OUB o( 130 o, ,he al.te, siibscrlbaa jv Morror, Bepublican, swept per cent ot ils objective m special ol sOTernor ol subscriptions. Oniario is leading wiin ._ Saskatchewan, a. close second. Mont- real is fourth and Toronto fifth. Thc following figures furnished by .1. II. Gundy, chairman of the Uorniu- iun special subscriptions committee, show NIC position of Ihc provinces and two large clllee. They aro based on rft'irns to the committee up to Wed- nesday iiight. Ontario, exclusive ot Toronto, GS'MuO, or D7.10 per cenl. Saskatchewan, or per cent. Alberta, or 75-17 per cent. 540.05C.OOO, or T2.S3 per cent. Toronto or C0.52 per cent. Manitoba or 49-65 per cci.l. Nuw Dnmswlck or 46.33 Columbia or 46.1S per cent. Nora Kcolia, or 31.30 per cent. Quel.ec, exclusive of Montreal, or 2S.31 per rcnl. Prince Edward Island or 20 percent. Hem Aid Bond Drive TORONTO, NOT. laid arc tho latest premium offered for tho purchase of Victory bonda. A local chain ol alorea has placed 10 cham- pion layers fn one of Ha branches.and each chicken Is counlcd upon lo pro- duce before (ho campaign is over.' A Guaranteed fresh laid egg with ltd blrtli ccrllllcalg poes lo each purchaaer of a 450 bond, and already tho hens have" produced prizes for purchasers of J7000 worth of'bonds, Tho 10 ncns aim at raising as their combined contribution. Students al iho Toronto University htvo purchased J1G.OOO worth bonds nnd Iho. majority aro using tbclr bonds (o pay Ihclr fees. The dhowlnfj of Ihc students Is excellent Kentucky majority: of. 29.9921 votes over Governor James D. Democrat, In Tuesday's election. Interest today, however, did riot centre so much upon "the ITICC, but upon Iho .stale-wide prohibi- tion Ketunia came in slowly on this question and N- A. Pal- mer, superintendent of Llic Kentucky Anti-Saloon League, predicted llmt Ihn might not be Known for several lays. Only 40 counties out of the 120 lave bec-n heard from early today, heso showing n majority of voles against (ho amendment. Thir- teen of the -JO counties gave "wet" majorities totalling. 20.065.' The re- maining 27 gave "dry" majorities to- talling LORD ASTOR IN BAD WITH PLYMOUTH LABOR PLYMOUTH, Nov. 6.- The campaign committee ot tho labor irly Is considering the advisability ol Instituting a suit for filander Lord connection with his characterization ot .T. Gay, tho labor candidate, poposlng Lady As- lor, "us a not too successful manag- of a. co-operalka boot manufac- tury." Thc appellation lias aroused Indignation of Iho, aupportera of the labor candidate. BIG MEETING URGED In view of Lho fact llial Lho slaRlo application recorded la 1150.- for -j TOLEDO VOTERS OUST TRAMS FROM STREETS FARE RAISE ANSWER 'TOLEDO, Onto, NOT. HI Iho polls here yoalorday volc-cl lo dial Iho street cars from tho streets, a chock up of the nRUrcs today Bhowoil. The proposal car- ried by n small majority, how- over. Tha Toledo Hallway nnd Light company, :i subsidiary ot the II. L, Doherly company, of New .York, has IJCCTI operating Iho system for several years, without a franchise. Recently street car fares were Increased from ATO ccntu (o clgnt cents and ctly aulhorlltos sub- niHtorl tTic ouster to Llie voIcrfl, f'tly IAU- ofHrlaKi stalo that INI- TncrftaM slcpj will bo Mkcn i enforce Iho now law. As large a, representation of local businessmen, educational- lals and others jnlcreslcd as It fs posarbla to 'secure la dc- aired for the meeting at Iho Board of Trnde fqoma on Frl- v day afternoon at ft o'clock, when representations will bo made to Hon. tleo. H Smlih for a normal school In Ijclh- Though Vilhjalmur Slefsnison, was expected to arrive in the city last night, he failed to do so ow- mjj to a wreck on the main line of the C.P.R. caol of Contequcntly the luncheon In his honor which to been held at noon was postponed till evening at when Rotarians and members' of the. T Board of Trade Will grest the great Arctic explorer tfie Mr." SteUnsion is himself a fl Marian, riavtng been mstfe an associate member of the Calgary Club on account of hla great services to his native land in finally explor-v Ing the far reaches of the Arctic. After the complimentary dinner Mr.- Stefanscon will proceed to Wesley church where, commenc- ing at 8.30, he deliver his wonderful lecture. Great Interest is being taken in the event arid Lcthbridge will turn out in force tonight to greet the Canadian who above all others has solved the "mvslericc of the Great Lone Land. VANCOUVKn, Nov. C. Kemp, president of the "Widows, Wives and Mothers or Great llrllaln's Heroes Aaaoctallon of Vancouver, Is being Ecnt to Ottawa to ]ircss de- mands tor payment of a gratuity to dependents of soldiers who were li'lHert in the war, the sum to equal'thai paid men who survived." Women's organ- izations nil over Can aria arc being ap- proa'clicd lo endorse this move, which Is being by Mrs. Halph Smith, M. 1-. A., who will also press tho widows' claims at That tho soldiers' children lie considered wards of (he elate will also be plank. according to the war veterans' calculations, calis for an approximate expenditure of ?200.000.00P. whereas ihc coinniiltee-report rccommeuds an. outlay of- Parllarhent's Responsibility Mr. CaldcV spent Lhe whole aflcr- noon silting o' the houec explaining in. delait Ihe -.report. When ho concluded, ihc 'appreciation of members on liolh tides of-thc house was- marto manifest liy gencml The minister rnaita It clear to the house that, the final responsi- bility Jn tbc matter resls with pavlia- nicnl and intimated lhat if the gor- ernmenra policy, .which would ba made clear coimccllon with Hie consideration of the report, is not proved, a new administration would 'hava1" lo succeed the present govern ihcnL Mr. Caldcr laid emphasis or tlie heavy financial commitments of Ihc country- and closed apprecla- Itivc references lo Iho viewpoint of the returned soldiers. I Major Andrews, In, moylog ht5 [amendment, disapproved of any pol- icy -involving Indtscrimlnato liaiul- ouU, but llioughl thnt the absolute needs of returned men eliould bo pro vldcd for. Mr. Mnclvic said that when the gov. crmnent abla to find m till ODE for private corporations and nationaliza- tion of railways, it was bat natural for Ihc soldiers to Ihlnk lliat they should be gcnerougly dealt with. Col. .1. A, Currle maintained that Lho soldiers were cnlitled lo a gralu- ily. The returned soldiers were told premier nnrt president of Hie council, Col. R. Carmtchacl. li.F.O., M-P.P.. .j Centre Urey, minister of [uiljlic works. ____________I .Manning Doherty, defeated, U.V'.O., 1 minister of ogrJcuHurc. Beuiali Uonvinaii, U.F.O.. M.P.I'., .MankouHn, minister of lands, f.ircsts and mines. Walter Hollo, Labor, M.I'.R, llaoi- iltun minister of labor Incw For Dec 9th ponfoiio) L Ul iVKC. Jtllt K Gordon Wnldrou, U.P.O., Torou- bltorncy general. R. II, Grani, U.K.O., M.P.P. Lon, portfolio not yet designated. For the other portfolios lo be given of the Uullcd Farmers' par- thc men from Ihe fol- Northern Ontario Bye-Election Is CANNINGTON, Nov. Tuesday, Dec. 9, has been jellied on at the date of the Important for '.the Dominion -house of commons for the con- stituency of Norlli Ontario coun- ty- Is.the election which was postponed, owing to the death ot the Unionlu candidate, Mr. Cow- an. Returning Officer-Jamet Blan- ch ard now .prepared proota- matlona foh.nominatTonc on Dec, 2 and elections one week later. Party convent Tone have nominat- ed N. .D. McKinnon, of this town, former warden of the county, to carry the Unionist standard againit R. H. Halbert, prominent United Farmers leader. The cam- paign pro mi tea to be very warm, Operators Declare They Aro Surprised By Large Number of Men Reluming To Work But Union Heads Deny This is Ho RAILWAYS ENDEAVOR TO LiEUEVE CONGESTION IN THE COAL DISTRICTS INDIANAPOLIS, lnd.r Nov. Officials of the United Mine Work- ers ol America some t7me (oday will file application for dissolution of the re straining order to pre- vent olficlals of the union from issuing instructions to striking members, It was learned today. The officials were in conference thfs morning with thefr attorneys nnd, it is understood, have com- pleted the writing of the motion. ty, lowlug group will ue chosen: Peler Smilli, Perth; II. C. Nixon, Norlh Brant; F. O. Dife-gs, U.F.O., North Weutwortli. One of the remaining portfolios may go (QI Labor. Other portfolios nre provincial Eecrcla.iy, pruvinciat treasurer, minis Ler of-, edu- there was no money for them, but there ivas plenty for unnecessary ex- penditures. The debate tvas adjourn- ed by Dr. Edwards and will bo nro ceedcd tomorrow. SUICIDED BY JUMPING IN FRONT OF .TRAIN NEW YORK, Nov. f red Thaxtcr Dciileon, former assistant United Slates attorney-general, com- mlllod sulrldc hero yesterday by Jump- ing In front of a westbound Seventh avcnuo subway train, according to reports. Raymond Doctor Slams Bootlegging Confreres {Special to the Herald) RAYMOND, Nov. board of trade dinner In the opera houte lait night, Dr. A. Oreenwuy mad a attack on Ine prtMnt opera- tion of the Alberta Llquer' Act, alleging ctrtftln doctori of Lelhbridge other eititi and were iMuIng liquor by the wholesale, and tending them here to be fllletf, Thc doctor exhibited Indigna- tion when he'branded Iheie pri> HI boolleflglrtg doctors, who wttt a cJltfrAce to He utaled that C, J. Hitter, the local druggist, was willing lo dis- continue stocking liquor if the sentiment of (lie people favored action, After, Mayor H. d. Alfen, prominent Mormon church leader, and others had ipoken, endorsing this very generous offer from the local druflflfit, a vole Wat taken, and 75 of the moil Influential rjien and women of Raymond Voted unanimously for the discontinu- ance the talc ol wMbVey flj prescriptions here, Couldn't Exist in Amcrongen on Meapre Salary Paid By. Former Emperor Treatyin Effect on 12thNov PARIS, Nov. treaty of Ver- sailles And the pearc settlement wlln Germany will become it Is asserLetl in well informed circles, on Nov. 12.. The signature of the pro- tocolnnd tlio cxclianEc of ratlflra- ttons Germany and such al- lied powers as have Ihcm ratified, the treaty will tnke place on that date, it IB expected. U, S. Senate Gtill at It WASHINGTON, Nov. a sharp and fruitless preliminary skir- mish, during which a volo on railfica- tion of the peace treaty without reser- vations for a timo seemed Imminent, the senate Intc lodny went back to ila regular order of business nnd licgnii formal consideration ot Iho. reserva- tions recommended hy the foreign rc- AMEKOXOBN, Oct. suite of the former emperor at AineroQgcn lias .brnn' reduced hy five persons as a result of the departure recently for Berlin of his private phy- sician, Dr. who had been at maov H Is thft Eosstr) of.the village that Dr. Focrslrier founrl-It Impossible to sup- port Ills farrtlly on Iho meagre salary. In German marks, paid by Iho former emperor anfl that he has Tcturncd to general: prncilce, IJerlln. A mllllary'surgeon, Dr. Jenncr, lias arrivcrl llcrlln lo Eerve'tempor- arily at Caatlc.' DETAILS OF EGYPT RIOTS LONDON, Nov.. of Ihe rioting which brofce out In Alexandria, Egypt, were glren to the puhllc today by Cecil llarmsworth. under-sccrelary for forclRii nrfaTra" Ilarmaworth salrl that Of the 150 police employed dur- ing Lho (lislurbnnce. 47 received In- juries. Only 50 "aolfllers were called mil. 'Ho added that llio hostile dc- monslrallon w.is ngnlnst.- Dritlsli of- Eicors. hut stores were looted. lallona commiltco. AUSTRALIAN LABOR WOULD MAKE WEALTH SHELL OUT TO PAY WAR UEMJOURNE, Nov. Tudor, leader of the labor party, opening tho labor og- cilnat fortunes mado through Iho war, monopoHoa and largo Met, s.ilil the heavy war tax coulrl lie reduced land, anil capital levies, lie called for a rcfc-rondnm In nnierd Iho conall- luUon, OTT.UVA, X'ov. the de- bate on the second reading of tho Grand Trunk bill was proceeded' with in the senate tbls morning, Senator Bostock read n lelcemm from the St. Donlface lioord of trade asking Mint consideration of the bill Lc postponed until the co-jntry ia belter informed in regard lo (he matter, lie also road lelepram from J. Adamson, in which the statement was made that the Winnipeg hoard of trade had decided lo pass u resolution favoring Ihc tak- ing over of Ihe Grand Trunk. CDiiUjiuiug the debate. Senator Mc- Lennan lo his opin- ions the bill. He did not (dink tlmt 'anything has happened in Canada Lp justify the belief that the majority- of the people favor public ownership of railways'. The last gen- eral election had been ftJiiphL on an- other Issue end It was one which uld not ho pressed until a. mandate had hcen received by Ihe government. Senator McLennan said he regard- ed the argument fliaL the Grand Trunk would be taXen orer by tho C.P.H. If thin bill Is not passed ns "a mere bogey." JTc challenged Hon. Q. Robertson's statements that ccono rules In operation would result from the acquisition of the 'Grand Trunk, It Is not necessary, he said, to .con Irol n railway ID make satisfactory ar- rangements wllli It. The railways having long aban their allltuilc of "the future be d-----d." A prcal change, he said, had lafcen place in Ihc. altitude of the railroads toward thc'uabllc. PITTSBUHG, Pa., Nov. roads attempted to relieve the congestion on the main and branch lines entering Pittsburg by expediting and distribution of hundreds of cars of coal to those industries indicated by the gov- ernment. Not only filled csrs are rtsponsibfe for the congestion, hut empty care are being shunted on to mfnt sidings as rapidly as' possible in some parts of the Pittsburg district. Conflicting reports continue to come from both the headquarters of the miners'.union and a tors. The coal operators declare- that unidn'miners are returning work-with surprising regularity, two union mines on.the "Railroad worked SO -f per cent of' capacity yeeter'day. These- mines were said ehippfrg out si the rote of to' CO 'cars a day. Officials of District No. 5, U. M. W, of A., however, said such Was not the case In regard to union men returning to work. They de- clared that not a union miner has gone back and reiternt- ed that non'unlon men were join- ing the strikers' ranks. RAILROADS HAVE COAL SUPPLY CHICACJO, NOT. i.c Iho norllnvest have a supply of 23G tons of coal, adequate for 37 S. Carroll, cliairman of Hie chasing commlsaloti for rallroadv that region, announced today. ATr. Carroll ntltled Hint no coal cooi.Man- deered In the norlliwcst region would be used the railroads, lint would co lo commercial users. Supporter of Government Can-, nol Have His Name on Same i Ticket Wilh Pacifist Burnham Favors, Edwards Opposes, Further Bonus OTTAWA, .Nov.. Shortly after tho.housoincL this morning, IIoo. C. C1. nailanlyne, minister of fnarfno and fisheries, .who lias not been present during Ihc session owing to serious Illness, Catered (h'o chamber He was recelrcd with npplauso by Tjolh sides of Ihn house. D, D. JfcKchzl asked "whether the Iherc nrc aullicicnl raw sugars on hand nnd In bo delivered lioforc Uic end of the year lo aallsfy the normal rcquircmtnts of Canada, provider! there nrc no strikes which voiild in (e'rljel'e with fhelr delircrj and refin- ing. Outside ot Ihe to the royal commission "ort sugar sup- amounting lo lonF, only minister of. public works coulil glvo I orio (flilpmcnt of toiu. contracts Iho house that the new [for which Had been entered Into last parliament bulldlngft would be ready'June, would be exported this ye.ir. for occupation .the next sepBlon, 1 The Canadian trado cfimmlnsloh A. L. regrcded thai lie i The Canadian trarto j been atUISed by iho r could make -no positive slulcinent- I cipnt raw In Answer -to a qutstlon by It. J, Manlop, Sir Gcorfce. Foster' saM thNt I (Continued from t'rtnt unners that suffl- liad been purchase PARIS. NOF. in- cident wnlcli took place between Pre- mler Clemenceau and Alfred P. TXJ-- brun, minister of blockade and invad- ed regions, on the trip to Slrassbpurg. ts described by LliC Matin. According' lo the newspa.per, M. Clemenceau re-' ferrcd to the fact thai M. Lebrun, who is n candidate for election BS dcpuly from nnd Mcurthe, bad with him on Ihe" same llckel for election Jcptity. Jxjuls Marin, who volun against the peace treaty In the chant- Thc premier la paid to have .old Lebrun: "H is absolutely Impossible Tor the name of a member of the government (o be on tho same list, with a, deputy who voted against Ihc treaty. It fa necessary lliat Marin he taken from the. Ifst or that you hand me yoir Demands Reilgnallon PARIS, Xor. Clemenceau thla mornl'ig Kummoneil to hts office Albert Lebrun, Llie nilnls- Ler of blockade and Invaded territory, and demanded the minister's resig- nation. Thc premier, afterward, recefwd Andro Tardleu, head of. the general commission for Franco-American war matters, and souudcd him on hlg will- ingness to be M. Ixihrun's successor, CONTRACTS FbR SHIPS AT VANCOUVER VANCOUVER. N'ov, for Itt'o steamers of S.SGO dead- wcipbl Ions oicli have been awardtJl lo the WAllare Shlnyarda, North VBTI- coiiVnr, by (he Canadian government. will commence Immediately- ;