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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 19H> VOLUME XH. NUMBKIX 279 MINERS Won't Call Off The Coal Strike Parliament Prorogmd This Afternoon, 4.30 CANADA MustAdopiSome Coal Restrictions House Sal Till 12.45 Saturday Docs Not Affect Manufacture Will Name Full Cabinet This Week PARLIAMENT MAY PROROGUE TODAY OTTAWA, Xov. 0. Parliament wiped t precedent aside on Saturtlaj' BTii decided "to continue tho silling Into Sunday lu order lo give third reading Lo tho prohibition hill ana have it ready lor the considorallon of the senate on Monday morning. This course was taken on the sugges- tion of Sir George Foster, tlic acting i Will Take Any Punishment the j Government May Decide lo i Hand Out CANADA-AFFECTED .BY COAL SHORTAGE PREMIER-DESIGMATE DRURY As he looted on leaving Government llOiise. Toronto, last Monday morn- ing, after he hail-been called by Lieut-Gor. Sir John Hendrie to form a government for the province o! Ontario. Ho will name bis this; premier, and endorsed by a majority vote of Ihc members of the IIOUFP. Sir George said Ibat IL was nut an unusual thing for legislators lo con-1 linue Saturday slUhigs Into Ihc hours of Sunday., During the 45 jnimites Ihe houso' sal after midnight. t-'A'O protests ajalnst the proceedings were voiced by French-Canadian mcmborfe, but they were- not heeded. Tho hill lo amend the Canada Tem- peranco Acl; as finally adopted at Sunday morning-. Is a some- what different measure from the printed )jlir-Ja Ilia u an tig of (be mcni- nepa: As amended the bill rfo reference lo the. luriuulucture-of. llqucr. .'Vlilch means Uiat.-_inanufAC- itirtf-Tpr' export will 'no Allowed nnd lhat any-plebUcile laken at the: ot the province wilt jrecnllir deal willl-the.maltor---of. Imp'Drlitlofi1 only. Mann (act lire of liquor was dealt In IbB bill passed earlier in tho rlny lo amend the act in aid of Ihe provincial legislation prohibiting the sale or of Inloilcallng liquors; Ihls bill .prohibits the manufacture of liquor when ft is known that it will he used in. viblalion of'tbo law of (lie province In which It Is manufactured An .amendment lo the bill proTttlni thst the plebiscite will lie taken in only, such provinces ns havu prohibit- j >-iVcek', having already announced Manning Dohcrly as .minister ot agrlc-ul- turc and Utmiali Tlowmari ns minister of While photograiitef was taking this picture Blr John stood In Ihc background, out pof tlic camera, 'snjiliinj at "Mr. Drury'a aversion lo being FARMER MINISTER x NAMED RY DRURY Overtakes; er City, Barned, Thousands j Homeless WICHITA FALLS, Texas, Nov. 10. Searcheri- for bodice, today delved further into the rumi of a speciacular. fire at- Waggoner" City, a small 'oil .town near here, which yesterday suffered properly tosses estimated ed the EQla of liquor ric- when lightning 'exploded-38 one- clarcs thai thrco years must elapse' Imtween petitions from any one pro-1 vlncc for a plebiscite. I Dolh amendments were, nega- tived. Supply Bill Yet In llio rush 61 tbc last day a, great deal uf business was disposed of, Ihe I cnlcr puper being cleared with (lie. of the supply bill. 'This will be Infccn up on Monday] morning, together wiln some minor; bills In Ihe senate, and if Ihc upper house disposes of the prohibition bill nt Ibc morning session -prorogation will lake plauu at 4 o'clock Monday ailtrnoon. TJiis was the statement nmdo by Sir tlcorgc Foster on Iho eve of Suppfy Estimates Supply voted during the afternoon nnd evening totalled uvcr big Horn lo carry out the recommendation o' Iho sold- iers1 committee, It decided Lu enlarge Ihc purchase of this relief so Lbat it will aiijjly ID any soldier lu need of assistance. The nest largest Item wys for soldiers' land settlement. DESPERATE EFFORT thousand barrel tanks of oil and streams of the burning fluid pour- ed down the maln'slreeU, setting fire to everything with which it came into contact. As far as known, only one' person, an aged unidentified supposed to be from Atlanta, -Georgia, was killed, but many persons received burns and upward of 1000 were, made homeleEc. About 50 busrnes's, buildings and. residences were de- stroyed and who were living in tents lost their places of shelter 'in addition to pe.rional be- longings. MANNING DOKERTV" WASHINGTON, Nov. 10. La> bor leaders predicted today that international officers of Unit- ed Mine Workers of America, meeting at Indianapolis, would not call off the coal strike ac directed by Federal Judge Anderson, what- ever the legal consequences micjht be. r N'o Action This Morning INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 10, general committee of the United Mine Workers of America here toJay to take ac- tion on Ihe mandatory injunction of Federal Judge de- manding that the strike order be reLcindsd; before C p.m. -tomor- row, was still Tn at1 one o'clock this afternoon and no inti- mation 'of. what .the action of the ca mm It Ice -.-would be was given out. Shortly after 1 o'clock a recess 2 p.m.- OfiicialB mini workeri, including netihg'VPrsijdent, John Lewis and .'Eccrelaiy on le.ivin'g fec'lired they had to give out as j to'the proceedings bflhe meeifng and that nothing would be made j public until after the'stuion. Canada Suffering I.; .WASHI.NGTOX, ordo :ito obtain more United Statc-a coa needed for emergencies, L'an '-adti; must adept restrictions on liie :H5c of coal similar to Ihoso In cffcc m the United States. r This statement made todav. b> .'1 I railroad administration's contra -i coal committee after llic members liai 1 rend the complaint hi the Canadiai ihoiije ol commons of Hon. J, A. that citizens.of suffering' from lack of'coai. I Ca'nidian production I? small, com- j initteu members said, and consequent- I 1} the pinch of strike was felt in .-1 that country attcr aliip- hicnt ceased. Ttcplying lo .Mr. Ilcid's slitlenient Ex-Kaiser Escaped Into Holland Year Ago Today; Extradition Never Asked THE HAGUE, Nov. Emperor William '-'me lo Hol- land a year ago loday. During this time there has been no demand, officially or unofficially, for-his extradition or deJivery to Ihe allies, nor hEl Holland at all changed itr, viewpoint toward him. learned today from source that are unquestionable. Hol- land's viewpoint as regards William Hohenzollern may be slated as follow.: The Netherlands, which for centuries has accorded political refuse to all, considers the former emperor and crown prince as refugees, royalty, but as persons entitled to the same rights as any political Johann Schmidt who fled lo Holland during the war. This principle is so strongly held by the government and also by the press ol Holland lhal nothing ia likely to change it, it Is asserted. The Dutch government has made up Its mind as to its conduct in (Tie event the surrender of William Hohenzollern Is asked for. No official statement has been made in this connection, but It (B learned that Holland considers the former emperor beyond extradition as there i; no possible way to hold him legally as a criminal. If they desired ,lo insist on the privilege, both the Hoher.iollerns would be free lo go -where they liked as they are in no sense prisoners. However, be- cause they feel that they would embarrass Holland even further, -apparently have agreed lo remain where they now father at Amerongen and his son at Wlerlngen. GOT QUOTA Lloyd George Hints At Attempt to Make Peace With Bolshies Following Events of Past Week, Statement at Guildhall Creates Stir in British Press Protests Making Peace With Murderers'.. Greal Finish or Second Week ot Loan Cnriipnign on Sal- urd.iy CHAIRMAN' STARTS DOUBLE-UP CAMPAIGN LONDON, Nov. Brit-, -in has no .intention..of opening peace with and Trolzky- the house of coVnmoni-has'had-'an opportunity Qfl'yernmenlx leader, de- cTared, discommons ;-j Mr. Bonar'taw-.made.thft statt- rne'nt in ftlth reference; to 'Premier'. Lloyd George's speech at the, Guildhall on -Saturday, In Which he wat iup- posed to" of an attempt to vlth the Bol- -rn'Ruiula.- .'He declared the premier .expreued the hope thtt there would be method of ''achieving- peace wlln Russia, i Called on Saturday by Premier- Drury of Onlario to" lake- nearly Jo.O'Ki Cnnadian railway- llhc iiorlfolio of Minister ol Agrktil- kars were held on tliis side 01 Iliu Hire In the new Onlario Cabinet. against UnUeil Scales i __________ joar.i in Canada, railroad admlnislra- hioii offtclnls said llic, movement of j narrow margin lhat tnc lives pi Uio as frce unrestricted HS cntira familir were not lost. thc Manr o: vras aroused by Ills lIUJo who ivas awakened by the sound j of breaking l' joll, the porch itself 1 atcil with gasoline. M'helslonc nl jonco bent hi? energies lo extinguish- ing the (Iro and succeeded in saving he lionse from destruction. A sack ivna lo'unil containing shin- and papers saturated coal (Spcrial lo Tlic KUMONTON. Xov. viJt. RctliiR Agent, Cardslon dl.ilrlcl U.K.A.. Is busy negotiating will] ra-l- way olllclah here for speeding traiirt- rDrtailon or lo Imnla-a'. rardsion. Ilo'la endeavoring "lo PC- i-iirc conccssioiis to make possihlo shipment of unlhrcshcd oal Plicarcs from liore, where Ihoiisands or acre; arc still in enow covered fitonka. He flat tnr.i rind spncial irnlns, Tho. bundles being1 loo wet to bale, there would be no danger or fire. Tho bundles could be alached on flat cam and .secured by n'.aVea nnd hog wire. The special trains could tc rushed fn ilmo to save a lock. IWANTKOHD. 6nt., Nov. oxeciitlvo of Ihe BrauLford JndopDnd- tnt-Labor rarty ycalcrliy Issued a statement replying to charges of W. Jt. Knllo, lefldftr ot the Ontario l.b.P. Atler pointing out lltal ihroo meni-V ben ol (be Ilrantford ciecutivc wore at Ifamillbii, co-oiiertlion. and not coalition, -was riecidod upon, llio alnteiueiiL.declares lhal "there is nhnndnrrca of oridciico In (he Inter- view wllh Mr. Jlollo, Mr. Drury und Mr. Satisfy us.lhat .Mr. McDridc WHS ahr.olutely fight In leav- ing the conference, as -the !erms of the pact being violated by Mr. Dniry'fl declaration, havo slnca observed tbat Mr. Drury .15 goin about hand picking and cliooblng far- mer rcpre.qentallTe'i for Ills cabinet and Tabor lias not even been Ihoupht ot (is having anything to say as to Iho poraonncl of tho cabinet: In view ol thfa, we can not understand why Ibe labor parly should 'be conlent lo per, mil" a farmer leader 'to' havo tho final T'ns to-Ihc labor rcprcsentntlrej. .Surely the Is lo ba met fn n anlrJt of (ro-opcMlIoil by Iho farmora, noL bo.nsltGcl-16 tlhc Iho leavings after the wholo U.F.O. rriem b'crshlp htn betn considered." GETS THIRD READING OTTAWA, Nov. 3.30 pin Ihe prohibition.hill received ltd third reading In Iho scnala. REFERENDUM WORKER HAD HIS HOUSE FIRED POUT Onr.r Nov. homo of J. If. a prorninenl worker on tho referendum question was set on ffre at an early hour Sat- urday morning fmdJK ffas only by a these cars ivert sonl from Canadian road a to coal districts of tills country before, the strike began, It v.-as slated. :md they will he rr- Lnriicd to llieir home roads as as trartic conditions '7 Xov. (Associated Press) Premier Lloyd .George's hint in his .Guildhall speech Saturday night of an nllcmpt tc uegoLiale jieaco willi the. Bolsiievikl In Jtussia lias created lo the premier anil strongly In fav- or-'of making peaco' wilb the -Solahcv- Iki, accuses Mr. Lloyd.George of In- consistency -and Insincerity in all hia dealings newspaper Ihc Iprms whirh tuG sovlei nt is known to accept-are eaaeht la reason able: It iTcclares. a, Elnqerc .alLemp.t .at peace ought to boxsuccessful, though, ''if the Uohhevihl meet '.frith mllltarv SIICCCSECS, they-may be templed Lo put Ibc price of peace higher than [hey arc putting IL today." SCCE Labor Victory The liter lo op- pose Intervention In Russia has at last taught Hie premier that labor Is more to he feared than- n -reactionary press, says the Herald, organ of labor. The paper calls on labor lo forco-lhc government to inajjc peace on Ihe soviet, lornis. Sonic conmieittalors remark on what they call the apparent diacreimncy be- tween Mr. Lloyd George's treatment a'slir here. The ontl-BclsheTlk press ia Indignant .over the suggestion. The Daily Mall scouts the Idea as "shaking hands with a and generally denounces tlie suggestion, which, it caused great Jimaze- of tlm Russian proLlcm and the speech of Synncer Churchill In the house of commons "Wednesday in which the war minister demanded the fullest support' of 'Admiral Kol- chak and Gen. Dc'nlhiae. They cim- the (wo are rtirergent mcnt.ln political elrclea. The senso.and spirit and ask which rnr- graph and the-Wornlng J'ost are also j roclly represents the govcrament's hostile lo the proposal. policy. Inferring to- the pasaago of Iho Thf discoveries j'csul ling. from ratils speech dealing. with Hussia, the Chronicle, the possibility ol on soviet quarters In Iho United The above report Is obvioufly error. Albetla does not depend on U. ppeclal champion of Ihe premier, dc clares it is "not free from obscurity." "Sonic may see in tho Chronicle "a suggcsllon of returning to the VTjnhijio nolicy; wft do no! in In it qnllc that sessc." Urgec Peace S. coal. Ontario probnbly Is meant. The Daily News, which Is anlagonls- Parliament Prorogues Senate Accepts "Dry" Bills OTTAWA, Nov. senate at 3.30 rcjecletl Senilor Ross' amendment lo defer.cflnelderaljon of the prohibition bill until next ssEilon by IB lo 12, a of six. 'The bill was then given second reading. Prorogation Set For 4.30 OTTAWA, Xov. la fi.Tcd for p.m. this ntfcrnoon. Tho only possibility of delay lies In the aenalp, irherc Iho act lo nmcriA Canada Tciniierancc act Jias not" yet been disposed of. nt 1 n debate In progreag on an amcntlmenl ty Sen- ator Hoaa lo the second readlnV. call-. Ing for poatponcnicnl of definite action on this measure until Iho ncxl.sosKlcn. of iinrllampri.t. Tho debate wilt VJR ronllnuetl nt 2 o'clock nnri the amendment Ta defeated It ivlll remain for the measure' lo commlttAO stage. tun nuiiru MIIU it nun a tion. Thc bill forbldHlhnmanufacUiro PJ llic of Ilcinor for uses contrary lo tho L The probability ts lhal tho nrr.endmfint will be defeated. many mcmbera of thc uppfer' were o o