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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIL LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1919 vu U.S. Coal Operators Agree to 14 p.c. Increase BULGARIA SIGNS TREA TY PROCEEDINGS GLOOMY .PARIS, Nov. Premier Sfembuliwiiky Canadian 1'rcss, Which Serves Herald and Oilier Canadian Dailies, IH'oadcninj; Out CLOSER CO-OPERATION WITH 1'RESS' I I TORONTO, Nov.'eaeula- liy.R ot Iho'daily ncivspnbcr publlslicrs ot -Canada njot here yet i lorday on the occasiounol the ainiuwl the I'ress, Limi- tctl.-: Ait visitor ivas Fred- erick Hoy assEslnnt. gcnerHl manager Associrtteil Press, ivlio "i 'Ihc C'auadbu Press U.S. Railwayman Hear Hines' Offer; Unlikely To Consider a Strike MjNERS CONSIDER OFFER AN INSULT Gaifield Offer, Representing Government, Makes Provision for Keeping Coal Prices lo Consumer at Present Level Causing Operators' More Hope- lessly Muddled Now Than Sup- plies'Woefully Short. ;v 'v.. closer co-operation, discusEed illrectors still ____ both associations stondlnf. for ihc iiVirfor "overifmp "in" sioW" frciEht SDIIIC Ideals u: mlllual and iinii-yTont j YJcc, provided arlitlrariCR and L'LKVKLANT, OIiior Xov. smsriil chatnneii o[ lhe tour lirALhcr- liooilE. lu sosgioVi Monday to cur.siiler of Jlall- Hiiies' otter ol lime and ore- lo attend a ihcollng or the lvjth tlio dlnjctor-geiuriil iiid cd Press directors at New Yorlc, Dec. I lain Just how nmcli Hn-'olimlnilUm or 10-, tbo HrljiLmrlts aim -allowances will Among maUcrs taleu up were pro- affect' Iho urdrtiine nronosltion The liosals j h.iJMEXICO.REFysiEsV.. .1 .the leiriil- raindjjor, t re- the present risctl yearV.JmpositiB a.coiislderablc hicrcas- cost pn-.Uie.mcinbersal'p, in "line .lhe catlmafea jsnbmiUed were tor imall lii Iho marilimc 'division1! wire. 'birectbrs for ilie year were blfrctefl AB Scotln: G. Fred Pearson, Halifax Chronicle. t New. Brunswick: Jolm T. 'luwltc, Tiloncloii Transbripl. II.'O.-Gagaon, Lu Sslcil; CI. K. CrBTidall, Stonlrci1, Blar, anrl K. F. Slack, Montreal Ontario: Norman Sniilh, Journal; Jojjn It'. 3ont-. Star; Stewart Lyon; Toronto Globe; In-liig K. Robertson, Toronto Tcle- Bram; and Wyj. Koiithar... ilomllton. Spectator. E. II. Macltlln, toba. Free Prcas, anil R. I. nichar.lson, Winnipeg, _Trjbuno. SFifhaichcwaii: F. Jlermarj, Sas- kaloon Star. Albcrla: JI. Woods, Calgary Her- .__________ F. J. Q- r, -i w ls nbt In (he prov- JlaJorCcntrai Sir D.iTid 'Watson, lnco. Caspa ftrc..reporlrt In'28 coun- Quebec Chronicle, was elected a dl- will, Ihe'toUl bomber "ot cases iWllllam- O- Jenkinii v TJDUeiJ'SlalM.con'EQlir umln ft Fuebla, tbe' irteilcau goTerh- mciil'-wag.lrapotsibla lo awciio to the reciufsl of iha United Stales' Jeiiarlracnl for 'f Jenkins' rector, bul resipneil al order to make for 4n rcprcserlatlve of the PYcnch language' press. Ofticen Elected a" suSscqucnl meeting of the o( directors, the following offi- cers'were elected: 1'restdcnl: K. F. Slack. 1 Vice-president: 13. H. Second vlcc-prcsldcnl: CJ. Fred Pearson. rVnnuil Convention of Telephone Aiwocimtion in Toronto x, Hears Wages Paid :.TpnONTO, At Iho Uln annual convention of luo Canadian Telephone Association, which opened yesterday, F. n, MacKay, chairman of the' BpccFal committee on legisla- tion, presented efforts report on Iho asso- lo secure long, (anco 'conneclloii through Icgfclallon al Ottawa, lie pointed oul lhat jrhlls lhe hoiinc Kt commons had appeared favorablo lo Iho association's appll. cation, anil liad flupportccl cabl-' net and the sen'aln -hid np pea red to he o'pposerl liml. Iho latter had. lurned lhe bill dfllvn. 7he nssoclalion, however, decided to carry flghl until they wcro placed In a jxalliun lo deal with the Mnf people on equal terms. the session .was to ijlseusslon of iiialtera of Interest ;lb .the companion In conven- llon, flajarles ot operaiora .oecu- pylng H large part, ot the progrkAi. In thp-remarks oT lhe various flpfnk il wac brofglit out lhat.lhcre vas a t'real spread (n Iho salaries (will, wnlch trpm ?23 n rnooth _ In Orlllla hoipltM' _ Toroni0. for hienlal defi- clenls there are" 35 M. H. O. Protirti Nof- more [o school clilldnn of Ihls were granted'by the board ot Iiealtb agalnht the ot medical officer :ot- who de dared that "It iraj lime to play fast with hiindredif nf aniallpox cases in Torunto it present. Vi.itof. Not WASillNOTON, KOT, Press Blart to1 recnlntlons adopted ruialt of the Emallpoi cases In Onlirle, propos- ed Cinadlan lor ot British Empire delepiles lo the labor conference has 16 be ibaniloned. It it possible, tiow'eVer, tbal some of the delega'.os.lnaj-.Vlj'lt acil mtrlttne points. DARING FORGER GETS IN-CALCiARY CALOARi', Xov; aii-Qiib' of. the most daring torzcrles in the hlslor> ot. Calgary was rBcrpclfaled Wednes- day noon, when iTjin ivho said hi was 11. Whlliakcr. .'epresenllng him sell (o a catllt buyer from Fort presented cheques al (he Standard Bank of Canada and sic ceedeil In a Iblal ol KOM Halt an hour bank teller be ciime (he police Trero rn'iled In. The cheques wore.found lo bfl forgenes. The man has noli so tar, been an- prcnenied. Mr. Justice Ives Hears Applica- Restriciions As To Fermented Liquor His Lordship' Mr. Justice: lyes' heard application on behair of An- drew Neldlu to qusih conviction made by Police Magistrate Bur- rell In reipect to having a quan. ttty of "fermenied liquor" In.hli private, dwelling house, contrary' (o Section 24 (a) of the Liquor Act, Mr. L. M. Johnitone, K.C., repreMntlng the applicant, cofl- tended that there wat no reitrle- ttori whatever mt to "fermented quor" and that the reitrictlsni In the above lection dealt ly with "iplrltuous'' and and ahould be interpreted itrlctly In at much tha Liquor.! Act In Ita char- acter. Hll lordahlp Igrteil In contention anrf quaahed the 'ebh-" vlction. Mr. H. Ostlund appeared for the attorney-general. HON. C. C. Wf-LiNTYNE 'Mari'be'.'whb says tbal the' Cacddta'B wrill shortly the Doniin- ion. WASHINGTON, Nov. operators- of lhe! Unifed States voled today lo accept Fuel Administrator Gar- field's proposal for settlement of lhe coal An. over-1 STRUGGLE TILL END whelming majority of operators were satisfied with the offer 1 rOR REAL DEMOCRACY of-a 14 per cent, increase in wages to lhe men w.iihoiit any j LRKLvr3h-, Siberia. Fndar, NOV. 31. consequent increase in the price of coal. DR. GARFIELD'S OFFER WASHINGTON, Nov. wage advance of, 14 per cenl.jor all mine workers, maintenance of government'con- rol ov'er.coal prices and no increases in prices at iHisi.lime, were the conclusions of Fuel Administrator Garfield, 'an- nounced tonigrit to the operators and miners wage scale com- BULGAfilA MUST PAY INDEMNITY By 'fooditiona of Uip Bui- tartan wWph- was this-morning'at tlie-Nealllj- Lown vliall. is called'-apOn to surrender ill, art idea ot art and Ukea from occupied and lo IK mi t tee. REFUSE WASHINGTON, Ntw. ef-' forts of the-government have- failed so far lo solve the bitumin- ous coal miners' wage tangle and from the outlook this -morning, li at far from adjust- rnenl the regotlitioni ,t were' commenced; .The latest move by Fuel Admin- -V _ TKfnce to, lhe left to'lhe dieiwsftipn "of tlife allied govern-" raeiilg.- The .and 'llulgaria' is changed in only .minor Compalscry. military service .Bulgaria is the terms, the Bulgarian Rrmy being limited men with i'a gendarlmc, or a irpllc'o lorce not exceedInp All arms and ani- exceeding the amouals down >jy. lhe treaty shall -'luraed over to lhe allies, A com- miss ten composed of allied '.repre- sentatives is. given power lo nun- ''Ish crimes com rait ted Dulgar- 'lana during the war and also deal with the repatriation or' pnson- "ere. IB. G. MADE LESS CROYDON Alleh; gmllh, Coalklon Unionist, hu relarnert for !rt hift lion.cnugerl by realincUfon at.Sir Tail .MitccTm; vole Smith, OTTAWA, tl'sHon al'do.Jc cfttnp to lils ciccllency, wcnl di rect to -Rtdcau Hall, ivhcrc Jxirrt.Jcl- Is spending (he morning on correBpondenccT lie will not allcml unr'fiincllon? before HIP which lukes place .LOnlghl povcfhrnenr houan. There.will be a dinner lonioi1- row 'night and nl cacli of (beae Ih? cabinet mhlaler.-i nnd oilier officials of Iho navft] dcpnrlmcnl and (he gov- ernment will he In Dur- ing ihls afternoon And tomorrow H Is expected Jelllcoc will mcei (tio minister, ot naval .tcriFlcea, Hon.-C. Bj.lUi.tync, ami cuirTcr with him. Another distinguished Tlnllir At I he GoTernmenl II on so is Sir Geyne Singer, wlio fetl .rij'maater-Corntuandcr Bain- burg.' They Brrlred Usl cvtning with MB excellency from Hiillfnir. Lord JeVllcoe br flag- Uent. Morgan, D.F.O., anrt Capl. and Mra. Share, of hf.i staff. EXPLODED I.1BBO.V, Nov. exploded thr railway Atatton last night, son WM kllleil nnd1 some were JnJnrM Anpual Report Read at Crerar Present WINNIPEG, Nov. Llio i mial meeting of the Gn.... Qrowers, Limited, this morning nearly 5QQ delegates sharc- hojdfera from nil over lhe prairie provinces atlenicd. Pregldcnt T. A. Crirar xaa unablo to bft present owing lora slight at- tack of Mil poisoning In Ms arni ami Iho annual address was' road nj" Secretary. K. J, Kream. Pald-ug capilxl of llic company IB nb' the reserve fund rtnd in addlllon Ihc amount nl credit of 'profit nnd loss "account Is flTfi.OOD, On the year's: operations ending August IfiA proltt of Ihc comnany'was ft dccrrnsc frCni lasL year, owing lo HIP grain crop, post-war readjuslmetilg.nnd thc-llc-up of business canscd by the, strike last A'six cent, dividend, totalling wag f paid lo flJiartlioMers "ihls month. To til Tolnmo of grain handled liy Iho f company during Lho' year 4tas 1W.OCHV comparpd 'wllb I IjSl year. t Plunged Lake Erie That s mclcor.-ot tremendous slzn plunged ID to 'Lake Erlo" last, nlgnl, causlnp earth Iremors fcll'ln' a dozen southcra Michigan cities _and sending pillar of flame Tect Into Ilio filr which Vaa risible for a radius of more than '50 was the theory gener- ally accepted oar.y loday in explana- tion of the which, at first, was believed' lo "'TiaVe been caused by a (crrific'e.Tploslon'aL'aome Industrial plan I. j From, rcpprls, fipm various an, Indiana cities vhero Lho blinllljiB flare, was visible. It. ap- peared "Iho1 conlro'or disturbance was near the lower chd-of Lake Michigan. Coast "guarrta at .Grand Haven were firm In tlielr-aESeriloa had witnessed the descent of the heavenly body given their story by 'the absence ficarly 12 hours later of rcporlifor iiriy in'duslrlal ills- nstitr.- ,HesliIcnls vof Battle Creek, Kala- South. Ueml.'Grarid Haven and other .wc5tern.-5Hchfgan cHlea fled from Ihelf homes In panic, fearing an earthfiuake.- Houses were shaken nnd Lhe O0unlrv iva3 Illuminated cis by a brlgbt .siiti's raya, so a 11-cny cloning It was Impflsslble'to tell from' whk-h dir- ection' the" flare "rp.nie. The earth tremble, half .a'..mdnienl, tben came deep- rumblings ns of islralor. Garfield, who..latt_nTght told "the minftK a government plan of settling the dispute over wages, wllh' the" em- phatic statement that there would na change in the price of coal to the public. Dr. Garfhejd.'s a rant I was 14 per cent. JncreaM.'.In wages. This br-ught--an -outcry from, both miners ope rat err. The miners declared 'they would' hot accept the 14. per cent. crease and thai under plan_ the men "would not rtturnjtcrwork.. Some of the more nim-, ers auerted .considered the ;'aad' before wrilji> ll> '50, hack' 'horneVand-. "flflht. it out" In t hi-'coal f ieldV .as..they VtehV order-was'rtlll in The protected thHthe-. 14 out an Increase-.In1 coal would force Mine -of ,the larger companies': out; and declared they were ready to .renew the jiegollatEons. with the situation here standing rln chaos, more negotiations'-will be held today in an effort lo arrive. at some, solution 6f- problem which vexing the government and causing anxiety among publjs, In view of the rapidly de- creasing ciSaT supply. Ernergency Supply. For Canada -WASHINGTON, Nov.'26 ments were completed today between tne Canadian war mission in Inglon- and Ihc centrhl tee of the United under which there will be an allotment of bitumin- ous-coal to rnent emergency TcqulremenL.s The procedure In sec- uring supp.lcsvill be As Preferred industries' }b.Canada must hare their appllcallona' subslanLiaLed by C. A. Magrath, atlcr- wards Ihc applications will' be for- warded to the Canadian, war mission at Washington anrl by (his mission to the central fuel coinml.lee. Hold Up Order MONTRBAU NOT. an- nounce me tit froni lhat CanatJa's cbaj reqiilrements will be supplied caused tKo Canadian National It all way and. Grank Truuk Railway lo hold up ifie ofdor Issued Saturday cancelling "ccrlnin {rains SQ as' lo Save ;The Grand Trunk has laid off a nlimliEivof mtiii iii HH Bbops in cxpcctAllo.i ot slack llnica tlic're. all Ilussian gorerument today "sucd tbc following appeal: "In spite of teujporarv iuisfortuues, ivc are, ns for a struggle until our enemy is vanquished. army Is performing Its. duty and ive ook to (lie population "to support the army. We strongly bellorc that final victory will rest wilh our the salvation of Tlussta-is impossible without Hie co-operation ol all" Kna- sian. progressive forces. "We appeal lo tbe citizens of Rnssta to Blrugglc until the'end for the lontl and .ibe lavri for real democracy and- consiilulional assembly." t Bermondt Troopi Beaten PARIS, Nov. of tLc uorlnwesl llnsainn govornmenl. under-V couiinand of Col. Bcrmondt, hare ii comiJicicly, the thoninns, advices rec'etVr. v cd Jicre from :Koyno.- Nov. 26.- -JngorSlav -heau- in. Paris IcarDa.from Spalato by way of Belgrade tbal D'Annunzio n-opoECs lo return to Zara with strong forces and-procecd'thonce to Sebenicy, iflor .tvhich ho win att.ick Spalaro.'' Admlml