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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta yoLUME xtt. I.ET11DH1DGE, AIJBKRTA, THURSDAY, NOVKMBKR 20. 191'J NUMBER 28S U.S. Senate Fails To Ratify the Peace TARIFF QUESTION IS STIRRED UP BY HON.T.CRERAR Brandon Speech Brings Come- back by Protectionist "Mail and Empire'1 ['ARIFP-WALL FOU HR1TALN FORECASTED ORDERS NORTH DAKOTA TO HAND LIGNITE MINE BACK TO ITS OWNERS TORONTO, Nov. Mall "and Empire editorially today replies lo be. BUtcmthU of Hon. T. A. Crerar. it Brandon, on The edi- orfal ears: ".Mr. Crerar says that in Ontario, ho lineal agricultural province- in Jnnacla', protection Las driven people tho land Into the Then was it protection tliat drove the people of f Ehc land In Britain Into the ciijes? Was It protection that drove them in' hundreds nl ihoupunds every year oui of Iho Unitfcd Kingdom lo flint work and opiJWluuitj- ,'n coiinlries I bat have lirpieclion? "Was il thai drove young farmers from Ontario (o settle I ho west, vrhtre Mr. Crerar himself i.s flcur'slniifi? "Public men WHO make speeches arc expected to ealljfy tlic Intelligence oi their hearers. Anybody can. say tlrat projection Is n cursivlnit it Is another establish tlio proposition. Mr. Crerar fs a elrcm? advoccile of free trutle anil, therefore, lie has no use Fur lirnteet'oii. ".V public men ought (o Iccl bound to produce convincing evidence In sup- port nf. such strong statements. Tiicra ivas no protection In England to nc- CouDt ter the drill of poifulallon from the 'rural districts to tbo a drift as ever it was here. Tbe -loovemc-nt of Itih people from O.ll arid" farms to: the "prairies" was as as ever the" movfr incnl'-fro'iu Ontario farms lo OnLario toivna.'.'Hbvv could, Ihe one atlri- frulcd to protection and oilier not, the lariit "being fairly constant." Tariff Wall for Britain VANCOUVER, Npv. ster- ling exchange will drop lo ?4 and will remain at thai poJrit many years nnd win for Great Iirilain n tariff wall, is (he sinterncnt of Morctdh the noted British economist, ivho arrirert In Vancouver last night. "Exchange if ill drop to ?4 rind-we have cxrhango. for liml twenty declared Mr. Frowcii. "Only removing all false props Iroui the financial standing ot a coun- try can it reach n Ms! a on which Lo build a solid monetary edifice. natural tariff wall raised by (lie depressed value of sterling Is the only thing which, will gradually build up the Industrial life of the Drillsh Kinpire ami restore it. to Its pre-war position." BISMARCK, N.D., Nov. Judge Neussle In the dlrtrict court lain yesterdiy Ifttucd an Injunc- tion directing Adjutant-General Fraier and Capt. Baird of the state home guard to restore to the Wathblirn LlgnMe Company, not-lalir than 2 o'clock Monday morning, Ihe mining property at Wilton, N.D., Thurs- day under orderi from Governor Frazler. PASSBURG CAPTURES FLAG AND 37 CRESTS Soulhirn Alberta threatens ID completely strip Prince of Wales of his supply of crests. The other day ti was announced thai Foremost had captured a Prince's Victory Losn flag and 2.4 This thought to be a record. But Secretary Smith of tVia Neit Pass district writes the Herald that he hai that record beaten br city The littla mining camp of Passburg, a of perplr, won the Prince's flag AND 37 CRESTS. PasabJjrg was given a quota of and wound up with a total of raising lla quota ten over. If Foremost and Passburg haven't beaten anything anywhera (h Al- berta, or Canada (or that mailer, the Herald would like to hear of It. Northern Ontario Talks of Secession Monster Convention To Be Called in January; to Discuss Agitation Precipitated by Failure to Bodst Mining and Appointment Unpopular THREE INEFFECTUAL ATTEMPTS TO PASS RATIFICATION RESOLUTIONS FAIL; UP TO PRES. WILSON NOW CACKLEBERRIES COME HIGH IN GOTHAM NEW YORK. Nov. Fresh the staple diet on the-poor man's table a few yeafs ago, leaped lato (he lux- ury class today, eclllng for 51.20 a .dozen, 10 cents a piece. pricpa arc Eald to -be llic highest, oii recoril tore. Supreme Court Culled On To Deal With Decisions in (he Mailer WABIH.KGTOX, Xoy. su- preme court-Was HBked.todar to tjcler- linine ihp consillulionalHyot ilio War Pitnc. well as Iho Volsled Prohibition EmorcemenL Act during argumenls-in'appeals brought to lest CDnBTefnVrrKht'lojprohlbit the aauufaclurc and Bale cbriNlclIhg decisions IEITC.' re'ndtted pnrUi oC the country upon the question, day's arguments involved only Uiree cases, one from Kentucky, in which Ihe war lime act Vaa declared uncon- stitutional, and two .from New York. Falluro or ihc senate, (o ratify Ihc trealy of Versailles was regarded bj attorneys In Ihe cases as-only com- pllcalins Ihe silualion be causa ot the delay In the lennlnaLjon 'of the tech- nical slate ot 'AUhottEh oolh sides a greed not to nak for any addl- I tonal time, llio arguments will uol be concluded unlil iombrroTV. COBALT, OnL, Nov. northern Ontario the question of the secession of this part of.the province from southern Ontario is oc.c of the chief topics of discus- sion. The movement has. gained such proportions as to be impos- siblc to Ignore it. The advisabil- ity of such a will.probably discussed In detail by the leading citizens of the north. To this end a monster conven- tion is being planned and probably will be held about the stcond or third week in January, The pres- ent situation appears to have bten born of the belief, long standing, that the mining and lumbsrlrg ditlrjcts have not received dut recognition. Premier Drury in selecting H. Mills, a forrnsr, engi- neer, to administer the depart- merit of mines, has, it IE uid, add- ed fuel to'ihe Proposal Not New' CODA1..T, Nov. North- On- ario secession proposal 19 not a new me, but sefeina to.'he stronger than ever beToro. The council oi North Bay and the board ot trade of thai place arc notr perfecting an organize ion which will take tho mailer in hand. v They propose to DTtrr muui- iipallly In the north behind the scheme and with this end in view are propar- B for Ihe convention. A hualiBEs office has already been opened. A separate organization is o ba secured in each municipality. The councils, boards of trade, Inrtus- irlosj nilnic? and lumber lutereels ire lo be asked lo participate. The convention will bo represcnlatire of CANT MEET us CA1HO, Nov. persons were klUcd and 120 injured, of whom suf- fered gunshot' wounds, In ;i riotous den.onslratlon which continued licrju all day lortaj'. The disorder was the moat serious since- Ihe disturbances last March and April. Three police Blalloos were set on fire by mobs, which liberated prison' ers (he streets carrying wounded rlolcra. Urlttah troops flnally .in restoring order. Eleven Nativei Killed CAIIIO. Xov. iiallves ircro kllJctl and CO if bunded yesterday ty Drlllsh Iroopa vrho opened flro on crowd which heslpgcd (he police ilallon during the course of R demon- ttratlon. Ton of the wounded arc re- ported to ho In o eerioua condition. The woro continued today, but In an orderly manner. Britain') Policy Unchanged LONDON', Nov. 20.-Grnal Britain declined to bo deflected from 1-lKynllan policy by Ihe demonstrat- ions.lhat ate lahinp place In Egypt, on (tia part of tho NaHon3Usl3, ac- cording io well. Informed ROiircos. Sho {5 ftirivJiiUly determined, It la IndlcAl- cd, to conllnuo In the c-onreo mapped Out, R3 she regards herself ai trustee Jor.lhc pcopln of Kgypl, Therefore, despfle tho demonslra- lion against It. the commission aji- jjofntoil by Lord Aflliicr, (he secretary for tho colonies, will proceed to Cairo, H la declared. Has Asked Thai More Time Be Accorded For Payment of Principal SUBJECT TO REFERENDUM MBRNE, Nor. coun- d'acusslon of Ihc national coifnctl In favor of Switzerland Join- Ing the' league o[ nations h eubjcct to R rcftrentinm. DISCOUNT RATE UNCHANGED LONDOtf, Kov, Ilanfc of England's rale of discount was un- TORONTO, Nov. of of ths town of Wetjj- klwln, Alberta, hrld a meeting to diccuit Ihe town'i financial CD-I. ditloru About half the holding1; of debentures were reprea-nttd. No It was decided to adjourn unlll early next week ID meet Mr. sec- fctary of a committfon the Alberta government in In- viitlgale the condition of muMcl- palitltt In financial dlitrcw. The town atked the to mm Is-, si on for advice and procedure snrf desires an exlentlon of time for payment of the principal of intir debt. Here's a Cool One CASPER, Wye., Nev. liam Cirllilc, train bindil, walked Into {he Weilern Telegnph office while tcoret of heavily men the surrounding ceunlry tor him And lent 16 Ihe Union Pa- cific FUllroW offlit.ln thinking the railroad for Ihe money he leeurcd from geri on the LM Llmlled train which he held up near Medl. cine Bow Tuetday .night. The ntdi "Union Pacific, Cheyenne; "Thanki for hauf on your limi- ted, Some detective f interest in tho vast area volved. iu- HON. HARRY MILLS Minister of Mines fin the new Drury Deputy Minister Crniff Outlines Being Done To Meet Conditions CALGARY, Nov. Immed- iate relict afforded distressed Turners in the Gouth Tvas tne BUtcment made here this.mprning by H- A. Craig, U. S. No Nearer Peace Than When Armistice Wao Signed Over Wilson Endeavor .to Secure Ratification When Congress Reconvenes in December, or Will He Ask the Allied Powers to Consider. Reserva- tions in Attempt to Secure Treaty Senate Will Accept? WASHINGTON, Nov. fab of ttie treaty of peiM with Ger- many and the league of nations, bo far as the United Stales Is concerned, loday Is again In the hands of President Wilson.. and last night of all efforts lo haye the treaty ratified In some form by the senate brought the situation Just where it was six months ago, when the pact was submitted the upper house of congress and technically peace is no nearer than It was on armistice day, more than a year ago. With Ihe much debated and much contested document thruit tack upon him, the next move is up lo the president and today there was no intimation what course he would pursue. In any event !t was not be- lieved there would be any developments until congress reconvenes, Dec. 1, In regular cession. Opinion as to what may be expected then Is divided. Senator Lodge, majority leader, who led the forces opposed lo adoption of the treaty .presented, declared the failure of ratification last night killed the pact, unless President Wilson "circumvented the senate rules" by withdrawing it and then submitting It at the new seslon next month. Democratic leaders suggested that the president, during the r'ecesj. might see fit lo feel out the other powers as to their attitude on reserva- tions with a view of bringing the treaty to some sort of ratification at the- December session- If re-submitted the treaty would come before tho senate us new bmlness and debate on it would not be governed by the closure rule Invoked in the closing days of the session just adjourned. ALL RATIFICATION ATTEMPTS FAIL WASHINGTON, Nov. lhree ineffectual attempts io ratify the peace Ireaty, the senate late tonight gave up the attempt and laid the I asio-e. All-compromise efforts to bring ratification failed, three resolutions of ratification all going down by overwhelmil-.g major- 1 Peace Circles Not Surprised' M- Plchon'a rfeir seeois to hare pro PABIS, Nov. adjournment I vailed, Ihc .council eiprcssInV Ihe deputy minister of agriculture, -wlio-o[ the tin-led Stales, senate for that It would be desirable rn. ivas on a bric-t risll to Uio city. Inversion without ratification.. ot .-llie'l'ul.'rio. treaty-lnto. eflegt on' Dec. 1. lu tbis connection it may be .noted this connection he said tiat it vras [peace treaty created much.. surprise In possible for families .in imoreanlzecj [peace conference 'circles.- ilie districts to secure credit at the' pres- -Dcrs ol Iho councp after adjournment ent on Iho situation. binet- aupoloiTneuL- 'is i districts to secure cre at te' pres- -crs o o coun c.tuslnj lime. to tbo cxleiil of. ?100 tor tbo 1 withheld comme Korlhem ttififlO'- 'pu'rotiaSe Thu terirlory'referre'il to by lue se- cessionists, Oularlo" tahes in I'tic UistricU of. Patricia, Rainy River, Thunder Hay, Altfoma, Sudbury, Cochraae, Ten'rtslianilnE aotl the northern part of potatoes and.sdnie Vlnd" oiC" falVT (Jlsiricla this irork was bD-jover ihe no Eiirprlse Ing Ukcn care of by murilcluallllcs. and-lt-even E'eehieil-lual The deputy minister .said in the first-place the-mild weather had Im- thc mcnsely relieved the situation. On ncconut oC the failure or LC nortnsfn part oi UL iiic "i This is about miles from east crops in (0t the south, iq vest. 'From North Ray to Albany, Day, is 470 miles, tnd On- tario goes'-farther norlb lhan, lhat point. Tho soulhern part Irom the Uoundary line htlwecn Quebec md Oalarib at (ho county of Prescotl. to Ihe" between tho state, of Michigan and ICssex cminly Is 500 rnlleS and from Toronto lo North Bay is 225 miles. Ihc norln has square miles, and the south, or old On- tario, has llL'.oflO miles. U.S. MINERS ARE OFFERED 20 P.C. WASHINGTON, Nov. in wages of 15 cents a ton and 20 per cent, ovef the exist- ing day stale; to'become effective Immediately the bituminous coal miners return to work, was oflcr- ed by the operators at'the meet- ing today of the wage scale com- mlttees in the central competi- tive bituminous fields.- In announcing the offer, Thomas T. Brewsicr, cLairni.-vn oi liie oiitrators' ivago scale said (he oper- nlors had proposed the exislliiR work- Ing conditions be continued ami that contracts bo operative until .March 31, 1923. John l'i. Loins, acting presidciit of the United .Mine. Workers of America, declared the Increase was'totally in- adcnjiaic, titiding that the miners had nol assumed tho offer.had been inada serloiuly. Tho operators, he said. Had proposed Increases in thy price ot i miners' supplies which would absorij practically all the wago advances. Nothing WAS paid about reduced hours, allhoiiRh the-mincrg had de- manded R An Increase of 15 ccnls a Ion, It was explained, would bo an advance of 20 per cent, over present wngca for macblno min- ing as compared vrllfi (her present price Increases demanded by the workers. Say Progress Belnfl Made Nov. Arl minlslralor Qarflchl still withheld lo- day any acl'on toward n ratlon-wfdc restriction of conBuniplloD, while sub-commUlccs ot mine workers nnd operators contlhuod for.a scale In tho central compctillvo Hclds, nntt a basis cf settlement for (ho strike, the pinch o( coal famine has tccn fell it the liuly of regional directors of the railroad administration lo take caro oi fnem. Joint commHlces were today lo bo making progress toward n sciltcmenl. Llttls Hope for Canada OTTAWA, N'ov. Jiopo Ja hold out lo mere of coal by Fuel sages from So Iarr il faid, he lias been unaule lo., secure frunt (be Uniled .Stales railroiirl ;iil- minlslraiion 1hn release cf any sup- plies of coal for Canadian consurnpLion but he 'is continuing hfa efforts at Washington. In Hie mean lime Hie economy Is urjjcii upon Cana- dians. II innL Mr. will have1 a conference with Hon. X. Iloivcll and Hon. G. D. Hob crtson durinc Ihe nexl day or so. when tho whole mailer oi Canadian cfial supply will bu discussed and fti lurC action oiillicicd. Iloth of those arfi" now ici Washington lending the world's labor conformcc, end at the tame lime lo se- cure relief for Canada in the matter oC coal supplies. Administrator la hl3 .1 OTTAWA, xov. lion. c. c. la.ntj-nc. minister of tho naval service, vrhon seen loday regard In e tbe ap- this bad been "expected. tlic.siLuatloi] that the French .foreign office aware oC Ilia probabilily lhat'.tho1 American senate would not meet-again before week '.The department iX-empbaUc In" IbaL no. said Mr. Craig, there. Is a (or relief-In many cases through no special fault ot the people thcmselvcs. The area which would require relief, however, was nullc limited'and In that area It was probable Uiat nol more than 10 or cent, ot the people oulii require' relief." In reply to a ciucatfon, Mr. Craig- staled that relief bad already been given lo about families. Tho aver- ago amount naked tor bad been about pEr-fnmlly, This, salrt the deputy, minister may bare (o be Increased lal- ev. That depended upon the severity of tlic TvlnLcr.. In' Ihc organized districts tbo work was being taken care oC bv municipali- ties. Provision had been mode where- by the cost of the-municipality would bo .guaranteed by (he provincial gov- ernment.- Mr. Craig stated thai lu addition provision was being made for the sup- ply ot seed grain In the spring. In reply to another question regard- ing the general feed cituation In Li- Craig slated lhat vrllh an orJinarr winter Ifoere was plenty of feed to carry the slock, but a severe Tvinter would 'alter the noBlti6n of things. There however, a sur- plus of feed in northern Alberta, nor-j Ibern SasV.ilchewaii and Manitoba' which could be shipped freight tree-, AE an Instance of the exceptional conditions now applying In Allicrln, Mr.'Crate staled. Ihil hh Lri? J'ts- lerrtay througli some portions of the counlry ho bad noticed lhat cutting, and threshing were In pro- ill peace haa b.eeV finally eslnblik'hcd be hvccn Iho United -States ,and Gar- P cemner 1. Corkscrews Scarce in Canada Now British firms get big Caiinrtiin orders for whiskey, stop' pers wmilctl Instead o[ corks to corkscrciv sliortagc LONDON, Nov. Tlicre .has been an astontslilng t-ush for ivhiskcy bolh by traders and private customers as n conse- quence of. the withdrawal hy the government of rwilricd'ons on dis-, Canada was brought into tlic question by llic inahnsing director of a well-known firm of distillers who that ft was rcniarkaolo that, though Canada was largely dry, hia firm was shipping more spirits there Ihan In wet limes nnd recently Canadian agtivts had requested that sloppsrs ho sub- mitted for corha as .corkscrews arc now difficult to oblalu. trade. A conlrarj' new is held, however, by some ot the senators, who oppose rati- tlcalion of the treaty. Xotahlo In that connection Is Iho stand laken bj-' Senator Knoi, Hepubllcan, forninr secretary ot slate, who holds toy "itic language of. Ihe treaty full comnicrcial diplomatic intercourse can he re- sumed vfiCh Germany by nil of: her late eocmieis as soon as the process vtj'bal is exchanged. There seems little prospect, hoV- ovcr, that the slate department will accept Ibis construction and officials there say United States trudc hare to nccuslom llselt lo Ihe faclJi: lies of the Spanish agencies in Ger- many until the tcrma oi peace liaro been defined between thai country and.the United Stales. The snnafe failure to act left .oti the hands ot the administration n big collection of knotty problems, chl'c-t among which 13 the question of "proji- crly rights In the German ships and other .properly of enemy nliena seized by the EOTcrnmcTit in this counlry.'The state department experts say (here Is no legal sanction for retention of properly unless the treaty, which con-' JaJns a provJelon" legalising il, is rali- flcd. As a corrollary lo thia question' of what is lo hccome of tho vasl Amer-, (fan Interests in Germany If tho tech- nical fetato.of war IB lo continue and np American consular or'diplomatic representatives are lo be seal to lako the subject Date of Formal Exchange of Ratifications Delayed proachlne vlaii of Admiral VORK, N'ov. O. S." rails ivero received licrn hy Ihc coast guanl otliccra this muming Ironi Ihc sloamshlp Ilomari, bound from New York (or Marseilles. Her position WRS elmi as latitude 39.35 north anr] loiglllido 6S.50 which I? p.boulj doO miles cast of Sandy Hook. The Mcamshlp rtoman left .Vow llcoc, slated thai, as Lord .Jclllnjo BO general Jcl- York (or iMarscillOa N'ov. 37 Mlth n E5ho la owned hy" the plainly expressed nt Victoria, JiU TJnllcd Hlatcs.chlfinfng hoard nnd rcg- tng to Ottawa la not lo recommend to Iho government what Canada's per- manent naval ?hall he, but only lo five Iho Canadian government, Jn an adyhory rapatlly, Iho henefll of M9 experience and hnorflctlge of naval defense. IL Is the responsibility of the Can- adian government' lo decide on a naval policy and ihla, the minister sidled, will ho done In the very nca7 ri'nro ?.nj (hen U Tvfll he (o parlia- mcs' next ment for approval, probably el the o( Ihe houac. Istcrcfj Ions. Steering Gear Broken Later Vnformallon received through the naval department here !s that the alcctlng gear of tho Ho in fin has broken iJo'ivn, nnd Ihil the ship la helng buffeted by ranch sens Indnc- ci by high nOrlhprly winds. At tho office ot Iho cnnst guard cut- ler fieiricb preparations woro being inado to dlspakh a culler to the Assist- ants of Iha ship In Iho event thai some other vessel nearer hand does not atisircr Ihc wireless call. BRUSSELS, N( reports of Ihe recent election! nf senators ahow that tho Calholfcs will hold 43 ieat3, the Liberals 30, Socir.liiK 20 and the middle Nationalist party of regenera- tion one each. Tho Catholics lost 12 while the Socialists gained 10, and Iho Liberals Tvvenly-seven seals remained lo be conferred by the provincial council on Nov. 37. ANOTHER SPANISH LOCKOUT V1QO, Spain, Nov. lockout pf workers hns hccn declareJ In this cliy. PARIS, Nov. fermil meeting has yet been held between the German delegates, who sr- rived yesterday mornlnfl, and the representative's of the allied pow- ere concerning the propoMd tocol to Ihe Gefman peact treJtf, It now ftesrns unlikely lhal tnt protocol will be tigned before end of Novembeiy as'the have shown A disposition to re- sist provision requiring them' to replace the warihips sunk when Ihelr fleet was scuUltd at Scjpa Ffow, and Ihey have mantfeiled a to flrgue.lhe queslfon. The failure of the allied and aModat- ed powers lo reach an on the (realy Js reported .to have greatly encouraged the Ger- mans In their positron. As tr.e protocol must be ranged before the formal announce- ment of 6t (he i'realjr-- by the three required to4 make' .It..effective, the date "el putting the Into ;