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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGES VOLUME XI1L LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, .NOVEMBER. 10, 1920. NUMBER 281 Mr. Meifhen-Had Very Large Audience to Hear Jlim at Galgary HIS TARIFF TALK BRINGS, QUERIES WORKMEN REFUSE A WAGE INCREASE BALTIMORE, Nor. -workmen, members ot building trades in Baltimore; hare -declined to accept an Increase In wages. At a meeting of. representatives of the workers a niotlou to accept a wage Increase-from-90. cents ''to was refused. One year ago theNunlon rote lor carpenters was Hied at SO cents an hour ulth the'understanding that on November 1 this year the in- crease would become- elective. The agreement was signed by contrac- tors builders and representatives of the trade. Tbo employees made, ao attempt to recede from the agreement Some of the men say that ss prices are falllngjaad there are Indications of steady work at the present wage they are satisfied.- Plasterers, aloue'ot tho building trades, have gone on strike" for an'advance-. "Somebody'i Going To Get Bumped We Should Worry t" Nov. rnore than-50.00 .persons In the-horso show building last night, tho .largest arid most keenly critical audience which has ever been gathered together at a political meeting in.Calgary, Premier Arthur Meighen made his confession of tuitu in the principles of protection, challenged.-all groups in tho Do- to. combine against the. gov He'declared that the Hues to be by-the: people-ol Canada is'-vvhetbcr maiii In :lhis country or-move a crops 'to Hue; United 'Slates; -and oautendcd that had never advocated a higher tarift than was absoluteh to prevent this occurring The deptl .of lii3..faHh In tariff principles was shown in the. statement thai the larif is "far more .-vital to the people of! Ca'nyria IhairlbUbe ineu at the head of t'l 11 he Indusl-io" Mr. Mt'iEheD-rcooiveil a good recep- tion, though many, of his.statements lit challenged from the aud- ience. Marge parrot which was ilis- timtly and dissilisned vvilh defense'of-the government's .illllude toward returned soldiers. :uui his economic -doctrine. When-ho the Massey; Harris company was receiving-just that scale of'protection .which would enable them' lo carry on in Cuiiada, endv.o more, .hei by H H secrs'ar of tho C 1-XA remarked they sav they dnu t the tariff The premier retor'ul that the onl) reason win }hey t Hint that they had a ucrocs do line biJGauiiK' of Mr Crerar s recent m df gorei onlcnt's tanlf "jiolic oC leaders htolcinent that Cftijadalans pay i bead ih Wsf.om3 as cpnip-ired with in'Ihe Stales Mr slid that n free trade" Great Bp the people now paid per heaa in Customs duties Vihnt piopnrtion of the loll! rev eiifiq do Ihe United Stales and Can nda get fronr the tariff asked Mr remarl3ings that th-it was :tbe veal No it 15 rol replied the premier imt tl a question rcmilned unan swore 1 The premier spoke' forcefully and well, and -while his views were unac coplahle to a great proportion of the jindicnce, perhaps moat; keenly inter cs.ierl- in political affairs than nny otncr city in Ine west Ihq crowd follfnv.ed-; with" closest' attention Mr Meighen's exposition of_ his policy Ask Alberta Gov't. t To Inquire Into Big Four League .VANCOUVER, Nov. 10.--Charging cm of Alberta may institute, and ac- the Alberta Big Four liockei league along these lines U expected with operating ,semi-prof essiona.1 organization last jear''imder the guise bf amateurism, and-- alleging that in so doing thd league was per petutiing a fraud on the public and evading the. Alberta, provincial amuse- me n t tax, the Pacific Coast Ho ckey association a letter lo tho attorney-general of that pro- urging a government enquiry nto hockey.- conditions' and evidence aken under telegram was _______ _________ _ _____ _____ wsitivc' assertion that, (he big four ewahMibcke'y interests aho declaret a semi professional organization for EI. clean sheet- nnd olher profos and that rrain, it not i majorltj of sionals were reinstated" among .them >laycrs were ninne% for their sen ices as idckcy players. Jbensatfpnal developments are cr iccted to follow'ani" eriqulrr the gov- iie'd by Pa.trick; head of tbo oast organization ind makes the now "that the premier hockey organi- zation; bf-Uw .country, has officially tossed "itsThat Into the ring? Charges that the'conduct: of amateur liocXer on'the prairies has not '-utxa iiV ac cordahee' with amateur, principles have been hurled.hack and forth'fo'r the past year, the Alberta ''Big Four- breaking into promience at the slfiri .of tho 1919-20 season by'.reinstating several professionals, including Bar Tley Stanley and Mickey McKay formerly of Vancouver Gordon Keats, IJrlden. and helng Stan Marples, Dick Irviu, Skin ncr. Foulin Uiisty Crawford.: Me Kay, Stanley, Mati; the irvin brolher and Marplos were all plaj ers on the P. C. H. A. loop In former jcars Exiled Two -Years Today OOOKN, Hpltoa, Nov. years at ths Ua'ch fron- Her, a reffisee Eniperor. Today ho is Ifadintjin this little village the life ot gentle- man dolnff Juet %boul ss he pleas- es and going almost where he df- sires, about tho countryside, so- Ions as tho terri- torial llinltt prescribed by th? Dutch gortjnnieyt. 'ibo corres- pondent hais tifen told by those in close touclTyKitht'.Uie former Em- peror that during the past few has found much contontnfoni in the life oj his new cnato hSfc He' is said to feel Certain: further demands for his be made up- on the Holland government Well Curler Cam the Bowjfer Banner m B.C. PrbTincial Contest ITORFNT A VX A 1 "fc SCHOOL LANDS; Suggestion is Made By Mayoi Brown to Municipalities Convention In 'Central VULCAN GRAIN SHIPMENT A Disastrous Fire In fKROctal- lo -The Harold) FBRMB N'ov As was ai.'.ici- convenllon held" last night for tlie purpose of placing a Con- servative "'candidate in-. :thB Fernic ndirg to oppose I. Fisher, the Liberal supporter of the :'01iver gov- ernment Jnet and tendered tie nom inalion to Sherwood Herohmer, who accepted thet, honor ncd 111 ,t the baekM bu t'aO unanv-nous support of jpartj There' were representatives present An one ot Ml HerjAmcr (honked Chi3 su tlie fight choico of hlcjsaft'ms standanTbearer M made pollt''1al Speeches ke -brloQv 'and rters for the con VULCAN, ,Xov. a can- vass .of'the. six elevators in Vul- can by your correspondent today. It has been learned tbat about eight hundred thousand bushels ot grain have already been hand- led at this'point to (late, with about per cent, of Ihe grain delivered, which will bring the total raised in this district for over a million bush- els. -There Is considerable grain still lo 'be-hauled, and somp ot tho 'outfits'arc still-threshing in Isol- ated, cases'- '-Farmers in the out- lying district! of Vulcan are busy drawing iheir grun m lo the ele vators, and- every, day whether etormvvor can be seen .long linos "of teams coining from every direction tars been plentl ful for the p-isl three 01 tour imi there is pl6n' cf room in tfto to take care of all: grain offered. (From Our Own, Correspondent) Perhaps the heaviest yield yet1 reported was lhat harvested by Thomas Kelly, w.hb'liad 150 acre 3 of snninicrfallow. -that yielded' fifty-one bushels per acre, while- 120 acres of his -stuhUo crop made IhJrty-f our bushels of wheat per acre. Mr. J Harvey Burgess threshed thirty-four -bushels ot wheat per acres on his .farm north of Vulcan. Mr. Kelly also harvested a crop' of oats that eighty lo nfnelt five- bushels per acre Mr Irank Arrison threshed Jl 1J. bushels per acre of wheat off 2b acres of stubble and fall plovinf, Honever fbesQ plops ire- the exception rather than1 the rule as we do not believe- tho crop would np more than socnleeu hushe'b of >yhoat and cutworm area sideratiou. is con Nov. TJio South Dakota direct legislation organization In issiied'to-" day declared that returns received by It from county-auditors show.lhat tlie prohibition law submitted to a Hired vote of the people lo slrengthcn the prohibllion: enforcement law in this state was defeated by a majority 0( more than the election last Tuesday. The slalement declared Ih.al goflth. Dakota-IAS an original temper- httco state, was the' first to repudiate the bone'dry prohibition'and search arid private homcfl.- fi. C.'DISHOP DEAD cntd innipeg's this morning destroyed the Adams j: Brothers warehouse to rush all equipment to the scene Market street, with an approximate i los of MOO 000 The loss I covered by The origin of .the fire'is unknown. Polite firemen are Investigating F "W vice-president left Iho building at C 15 oclock and was the last' one structure. "When the-firemen arrived the build- ing was flames, and an cx-{ plosion had occurred due to the tasses which had ficcumuliled with the names. Windows were own from-tbc building. TUG uuncing and studiously written papers nero read at this session and Commissioner feamie, ot Calgary, de Ihcred en able address on tho "Treat- of Vacant Taken in by Cit- ies ami Municipalities" These sag- gesLivel utterances provoked Icugth} discussion m mg if -woil alter, sli l> clod before Iho Convention That the convention Tound little vir- tue in Medicine Hat's celebrated HGntal >'fax evident from Iho Blrong language used iu Us tlon Ibo experience of the Medjcino Hat people with this Tax was explain- ed lij City Assessor Simpson arifl Miyor lirown, who maintained wit'i all the logic and evidence at their command tbat it was tbo logical way of iilslng money The Hat was getting the money by means of this tax, said Mayor Brbwu. and that wis the big need today They imposing taxation where it could ho collected', and the gratifv ing Major Bardie, Lcthbridge, Md Braoch, Calgary, Webster, Edmonlon, Carnegie, Bassano, Samis, Calgary, Clarke, of Edmonton; Mecch, nf Leth bridge, and olher delegates spoke on the Rental Tax On the whole, It was felt that the tax was unjust and should not bo imposed even though it was a good revenue producer. Commissioner Samls ventured to suggest that, the .United Slates .at one timo had a celebrated character nam ed Jesse James who raised money quickly and easily, but-his methods were not good In closing made use ot the following summary of the merits of tho Mcdicmo Hat Uducalionai Rental Tax- 1 It equltability, for the reason that householders are faxed in pro portion lo their nbillty to pav Foi example, a person who can afford to rent n house at -per month pays a lax of ?5 per month, while the working man living in n house at )15 per month pays (1.50 a month., 2. ..ft is Imposed on all occupants ot houses, owners and tenants alike. 3. :It Includes a. certain, class' ot people which does not pay In any other way excepting -indirect-; Nov. ground that the" defendant's doinii of origin was foreign, Mr. Justice Walsh In a Judgment handed rtown In the supreme- court of Allicun. has _ held ItiBt the court has no power lo j t granl a Helen Swift, wlini contracted a marriage when she was 14 years old, or-even lo declare the] tcr-dlnncr speeches'anil not a moment marriage Invalid, even though the draggurl. The lorvst to "Our Fair Do- marriage was performed in Alberta minion" wfis nicoly-spoiisored by'May- ond well supplied Iho social feature ot trio convention .now-ill session-in the the toast list wns a long one, but It exceedingly clover at- ly through the landlord. H is Inexpensively ann easily collected, (here is practically and a subslantial amount is recelTCiJ-. monthly Into Iho, coffers-ot the ,clOT. It was shown in the" that tne derived from Ibis source about J4600 a month, and that, to iig end ui October of this year 87 per :ent. ot the levy made" to1.that daje ias been collected. Commissioner Commissioner Lothbrldgc, (Continued on ag. and Ih'j plainllff still resides In tills province. Ills lordship RUlca that It is with very_ great-regret that he is forced to Ihe conclusion that Iho court is with- out tho power to. give to llio plnlnllff the divorce to which she is In alt' con- nrlpnco. entitled, the evidence (alls to shw thai tho hnsbsnd was ever domiciled'In Alberta, and an tho rotirt ,ls jurisdiction Ho free her. Two years-after Ihe mar- rinne the husband left her and went lo Winnipeg. OAN GALLERY DEAD Joy. Daniel Oal lery, 62'ycars'.ot ngo, former alderman nml member of-'parlinmcnt, died.'sutl- dcnly ycstcrrtny. Marsliall nrrrt W. A. lluchaitan, Jl. Mayor Marslioll u.trlbulo to on Pagv t'ourj NINE THOUSAND OUT OF WORK IN TORONTO TORONTO, Nov.' lO.-r'-'H" is prac tlcally certain Hi at at least nine thous and men are nt present looking tor wiu-k in this Paid, i'laV. :F. A Miller, cnpcrintenilcnt-of .the lirn cial employment bureau here yestev day. Mr. Miller slated that ho couli place two .thousand men at onco I they were willing to go to tho'woods whf.ro r'ettivo from a month with hoard General Strike Feared In Coal Mines, Belgium mUSSELS, Nov. goderal strike affctt.lng 150.000 coal miners is. probablo November 15. Tho minors ot the central collieries yesterday laid dovn Ihelr lools and Hie miners cl Mons, who previously had opposed the strike have to ceaso work next I-fnmlay Thf hullding Iradea have ileciildl to join t ic ;