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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. LETHBWDUE. ALBERTA, I MONDAY, OCTOBER 4. 1920 NUMBER 25! Open Market Helps Livestock Business Big Rancher Says Calgary Manufacturers Advocate Protection and'.Revision of the Present Preferential Prefer- ential Trade Within Empire. Men Employed in Petrograd Factories Strike, to Oveir- throw Rulers SERIOUS DISTURBANCES' IN SOVIET RUSSIA LONDON, Oct. ot seri- ous disturbances in industrial estab- lishments in-soviet Russia _nnd of a peace movement in the army on Ihe western. Russian tront are contained In a neuter dispatch from Helslngfors, dated.Friday, based on" advices receiv- ed there from Narva, nc'ar the liusso- Ksthonian border; Two commissaries were'.killed in tbo- factory outbreaks, it is declared the factorie? in 1'etrograd aro the workmen striking object of overthrowing Ihe soviet government, according to the reports. Reds In'Full. Retreat UQNDOX, Oct.- dispatches reaching-Stockholm from Finland, ac 'cording to .the .correspondent of the London Tillies, continue lo report r state of great.'anxiety prevailing ii soviet Reports conveyci across the Russian frontlet say tha the reds are I'n'fuU retreat on both fh Polish-frontiaud in lhe Crimea, demor altzed, suffer.ing hunger aud sur rendering and. deserting in large nun CALGARV, Oct. 4. manufacturers In presenting their case for a pro.tectlve.tarlff to the Tariff eommlesloil tfttlna In. the city hall today, urged the revision of the preferential tariff now In ef- fect on the grounds that It placed the burden af the preference on the Canadian mahuhijtiirers out any benefit In return. The, as- sociation went oh reeori! as favor- Ing preferential trade Within the hie Hundred And Five GanlMes In TlieFiiinN.B ..i 'r The soviet. government has institu y an 'interview with J. W. Summers congressman for the fourth congress ional district of Washington, himsel an irrigationisl, and one ot the blj boosters for irrigation extension Wasliinglou, D. C. From him i cured-'an -insight into the 'national aspect of irrigation, on how the ple.i for'feile'faj aid to Irrigation is.irlewed at Washington and what are some of lor-aiiu-agsir.st. gressmau Summers-la just as inler-; ested in gelling1.government aid for financing'irrigation projects in west-j Southern ASbertal jueinbereTii: parliament In Securing aid' for 'projects own district, a'nd'he .WITNESS CLAMS the Btate of. WashingtonJs_ vitally j THAT INDUSTRIES ntereEted, will require over two bun- j red millions alone. That's twice as auch; money'as the reclamation ser- bad to start, but; of coime, the; project Is niany times larger than any re have heretofore "Now, we need money to speed up hese undertakings and our arguinent s that there Is a national phase ot thu question Washington'shoutd consider and act upon 'favorably. need the production the re- claiming of these waste. lands, now home of jack rabbits, will bring, and we need homes for our Increasing pop- ulation on these lands. It loots to us liko good business for Uncle Sam to dig up tho njoncy for this work, espe- cially .when' it is positive, from the experience ot properly engineered and financed irrigation projects in other parts, that the money will ever.y cent he-paid back and the increased pro- duction and land values will add great- ly to the and contentment of the nation; OVERBURDENEt (Continued on Page four.J Fprty-Six .Per Cent, of .People Dp Not Talk EnglishTn Their Homes Minister of Labor Says Drumheller Really Over CALGARY, Oct. ad- state that all the mines at Michel and Coal Creek In the Crow's Nest .Pass district are working full blast. WANT TO STAY AT WORK CALGARY, Oct. are to stay at work. All we Is protection from the agl- talors That IB what a committee of miners 'of "the Drumhellei' field told Senator Robertson, minister ,of .labor, during hla vjslt tu Drurhheller, according to a state- ment made by" the'minister to the Canadian Press Sunday eve- 'ninfl, Senator Roberllon staled that he told the miners ho was prepar- ed "o bive them all ihe protec-. tion they wanted ami they ap- 'pearecf'fo be satisfied with (his. The second day of the 0. 8. U. strike in the Drumheller valley saw 350 out of miners out on itrikc, according to Senator Rob' Four of the tmafler mines in the field were Idle. Today the O. B. U. hopes to bring the'.miners in the Crow's field out hut Senator Rbb- iCrtson states that hi.s Information from that quarter la tli.ii.lht inhcs will .he.artecia'd to a very extent, "The efforts of the One Big Union to He up the Drumhetler valley mines an absolute .failure thus declared the minister. "My Information to- night is that.the, meeting held Sunday by 6. B. U. organizers de- veloped Into a fight' who originated the strike. Most of the strikers are added the minister. STRIKE AS OOOD AS OVER CALCARY.'Oct. strike Is as was the comment of Senator Gideon Rob- ertson, minister of labor, in re- ferring to the drumheller fiasco Monday, This Is confirmed by re- ports frorrrvarlous quarters, Even at the Monarch was B. U. stronghold !n the valley, '.he greater'proportion of Ihe men returned Mon- day morning. Th.s actual position, at the time of wrillna Is that all the mines, with the exception of four of the smaller ones, fTb now working, most of them with a full crew. All the mints at :Fcrnle working Monday, also those at Michel. to tho mlnca'lh the Lcthbridfje dls- 'Irlct, are siv ty-five thousand Slavic people in Sa's katchcwan said ltev..'J. A. Doyle of Saskatchewan, In a sermon here yesterday. "Fifty 'per cents of. their children who go to school hare] to. learn tho English "Forty-six per cent, do not talk.Eng-1 Huh in tiielr he added. Referring to tho conditions flye years ago, ncv. Jlr. Doyle'sald A spent threo weeks making a sur. vey in (he district-around Ins'inger, anil for tiitse three yeeka 1 was liv- ing in tho cantro of Austria. Vou could not seen ore sign of things CunnAlan In practically Iho whole district o( an nrca of 18 by 15 imies." .1 However, through the nllllziiilmn of inoderu settlement methoda, consider- able advancement had been made In Iho past live years, Mr. Doyle said. EX-KAISER MUST PAY INCOME TAX THE HAGUE, Oct. Dutch government after a long Investigation of the former Ger- man emperor's resources, has de- cided he must pay taxes on an In- come of a million and a half guilders per year. significance to_ the'arrest. Immediately the gdvernnieul invest- ;ato'rs''learned of ,j PHtsburg where suitcase filled] vrith dynamite was found in his room, they' started an investigation at-MiD Brooklyn address he when ar- rested1 and early today search of: a suspected room led 'to the discovery ot Uio following facts which they con- sidered, important: That Zelenaka left li'ls' room, in lhe heart ot the fore- ign section, an hour or'moro before the disaster thai when be left ho was carrying a reddish-yellow bag; that he had once been employed by the'Hercules and that'he left in.his room u largo quan- i'tily of Russian literature, paid to be i'df 'a radical nature. The government agents went lo i lhe Cleveland street address just be fofe -midnight last night under the eadership of Special -Agent Callahan. They 'aroused Michael Terkasky, a tailor, who said he had rented a room to Zele'ijaka. Terkasky furnished much Valuable information concerning Zele- naka, the agenls said. Scarph through a foreign-made trunk, .left by .the roomer, showed a mass of radical lit- discovery that he hail been employed about two years RfiO bv the Hercules 1'owder that he possessed a Russian passport is- sued! in 101S and-other Information which was'not made public. Feder.l Reclamation Service we are pressing (Krom-Ouv.Own Correspondent) BTZIKOM, Oct. Constable Streetfield, A.P.P., herev bootleggers, who-were...on -Ihelr .vrtiy. iii -Medicine Hat.to. Montana The br runiieH put jntb aJEarage'here and went for dinner. ot reclamation'of arid and'semi-arid "As you know, the federal, reclamation sen-ice started some' 15' years ago with a.vote ot 'for, reclaiming lands by Irrigation in these western states. This Ms.been increased by further voles ot smaller amounts, and as tho land reclaimed is sold and settled, tho mon- "cy keeps corning back jaitp the fund, making It a revolving fund, always with money available (or undertaking uew work.'. "But tbe amount of money in the treasury of the-service Is not large j enough to undertake tho. work forj 'which thero Is now a demand iu 1 seven or eight western states vitally i Interested. Why, the Columbia basin project of in which TRAIL, B. C., Oct. con dltlous in British Columbia were out lined to the Canadian Tariff conimis slqn by J. general managej of the Consolidated Mining and Smell j-. lug. company of-Canada here Frida; afternoon. The chief complaint .was the removal ot the 7'.1 per cent, wai tai'.on metal imports. Believing thai this lax would remain in force; foi years, tho company made investment! o[ over in developing fluor spar deposits and was cpinrhjtted to similar amount iii erectinp rollins. mills, there is now protection againsi Great Britain or the United States. The United States competition is not keen owing to the properties having been over-worked during the' war and liltle development being done. Under normal conditions they would be keen competitors for, the Canadian market. United States duty Is per ton and thn same protection is asked for'Canada.. The company's output in'lead, Mr Warren said, is 100 tons which about equals the Canadian consumption in. normal times of refined pig lead. The. Canadian Urift until 1919 nor-1 mat 15 per war tax as against United States tax- of 25 per cent. Last-year the whole was removed arid a specific dnty. of 1- c'e'nt per round The p'rodnccr In this serloiisly, menaced by lead produced In' Spain: which is. ottered here ns British tduc'is: has a teclton 'of 2- 'cents per pound and The two -cars were loaded .wilh booze anil two other cars' in the same made their escape so far ns Etzikbom Is concerned. Thsy appeared' before Mr. Sargent, J.P.. and were sent ,lo I.ethbridge. Tho L boolleggers bad their worth ot booze, anil their cars confis- cated an-J were anil costs. per po .withstanding, there Is.-competition Worn -Mexico, via 'England. Canad'lan producers "shpuhV liave aV least that much protection, Mr. Wnrren Bald. The eichange sit-; liatlon preseuted another dlffi.cuiiyin> competing with foreign producers. BOLSHEVIKS ON THE RUN Honry Drayton, Mr. 'Warren said he .bought Industries were overburdened with taxes. Thfi province took 10 per cent. their gross income, less cer-. tain deductions, which, do not include depreciation mine -property or take into consideration money horrowed by. the company outside the m-ovinco. Ii: 1S19 lases paid by his firm were 000, over 16 per cent. the net come. The company paid 10 per cent, dividends, but half a million had been taken from reserve funds. The increase- In freight rates, Warren contended, amounted lo a di- rect contribution tb the railways be- cause no corresponding increase iu cause no corresponuius >n Poles Claim tho Annihilation of, selling could be made Comnet- P.MORE 'VISIT .j. NOt CANCELLED Oct. has been received from tho- inllHary A.D.C. of the governor- general, stating that the recent bereavement in Shu family will nut IutcrHere with the arrange- 'f menla made for tho Duke's vis-' It'lo Mlnlrmoro.'imd that-Ills. Excellency, will he here all day, of Oclober lilU. A JAP FARMER HAS 42 BUS. TO ACRE OF WHEAT (From Our Own Correspondent) RAYMOND, Oct. Klronako, one of the most pro-- gresslve men of the Raymond Japanese colony, has just finished threshing. His crop was very From 40 acres he reports a yield of 42 bushels to the acre on an average. It is all beautiful wheat. Harry also has a nice 'patch of potatoes that will yield him handsome returns. Six years Harry had a liltle cafe and confectionery business here, but the lure of the land was too much for him. He r.old out and went Into farming. Today Harry has a splendid Irrigated farm, an auto- mobile and a comfortable bank account, LITTLE BLIND LAD ATTACKED .BY BOAR (From Our Own Correspondent) RAYMOND, Oci. very ills- .regslnz accident is reported by Dr. Greenaway, who wan callj-d lo render medical assistance to the young son 6f Galtlop Vclecr. northwest of here. The boy was savagely alfackeil by one of tho purn bred boars on his falher'a farm, and being blind, had no chance Against lhe beast. Beforo lhe, briilo could bo driven off Iho boy It hud in- flfclcd a nasly wound in the abdomen jind olKerwIstf mutilated the unfortun- ate little fellow. He was at once tak- en lo'the bMpilaj ct L4tBbrldge, and will live, This 'is Ihe FiflyThird. Day of His Hunger Much Change in Con. dilion Sixteen Divisions of the Soviets LONDON. Oct.- Terciice Muc- iSwIuey. lord mayor of Cork, passed a fair night at- Brlxton prison, having had several hours' sleep, hut it does not seem lo have refreshed him 'much said a bullelin Issued this mornlcR by the Irish Self-Determination l-ea- giie. Doctors do not find much change n 11 tin This is'llio fifty-tiiirii flay of MacSwinfy'i lumger slrlke. A bulletin Issueil nt the home of- fice this morning staled tho mayor WARSAW, Oct. Pilsudski is'at the' noth'ern' front personally commanding the drive which Is announced as having re- sulted In the complete defeat of sixteen Russian Bolshevik divi- sions.' The staffs of the third and foirth Bolshevik'armies have been captured, Temporary Agreement RIGA, Oct. Poles have reached a temporary agreement with the Lithuanians at-Suwolkl and mili- tary operalions have been arrested according' to yesterday's Polish oiflcia' statement which adds that Iho 1'pll.sli forces now occupy tho river lllla re glon northwest ot Grodno. Discuss Peace and War WARSAW, Oct. l.-MVar anil peace lively the 35 per cent., increase mada >n tho cents per 100-pound rate rom Trail to Montreal Is very much than the correspOKding' in- crease on the very much lower freight rale in effect from New York and St. Louis to Montreal. This company felt t was perhaps unreasonable to expect he whole difference to ha a-.tariff increase but the .disad- vantage- of Canadiatr companies wai Illustrated and should he considered by the government. gne. jjuuiura uu nui MHU muv.. j progressed simultaneously yes-, In the condition ot the lord mayor o.-c- 1 the saiie roof in the rc-j cept that he ia very weary, the hullc- polish territory where Gen-i eral Pilsinlskl, the hc.id of the has established his temporary head- quarters. In one room of the house was not nearly so well yesterday, but wcr after soiiiu sleep last .nlfsht appeared lhe to bo befler this morning. -'WAR VETERAN DROWNED where thn general Is staying plans were laid for continuing the pursuit of lhe defeated soviet troops on tho i northern front who are fleeing In n 1 disorderly retreal. In another room 'civilian representatives of the fiov- eminent were received by the chief for S'f.JOHN, Oct. Krneal discussion or Ihc next moves to a war veteran, '7as tbe 1'oles Iho Kiga ircacc I drowned today at Spoon Island Ii SI. John Itivcr, while In bathing. rcscSfrt point loss ff PEASANTS OCCUPY ITALIAN ESTATES e conference with the Russians. 1 On lhe Polish northern front it .was -mlannounced that tho cavalry pursuing 110JIE, Ocl. have seized and occupied 12 mord landed ,and uncultivated eslalcs In Syrley, according to tbo Palermo..correspondent, of Iho.lilea The cor- respondent adds that nearly all tho'lflclda in Syrley, .mrm- boring about 100, are now aim- ilarly than.45 miles from Minsk. In various sectors Ihe Holshevik were reported near the point of collapse.. In one sec- A! lor an entire brigade, was taken pris- oner, virtually wilhojit a flght, the account declares. PREMIER MEIOHEN.TO SPEAK IN'EAST ELGIN Ont., Oct. was an TOUONTO. Oct. Globe morning puhlishrs tbo following spec- ial dispatch from St. Catharines yesterday: r in answer to the nilvertisei ir.vllr.tlo'n of fruit 'armors., people went with their baskets to the poach orchards and got eleven quarts of (ht host fruit-for 25 cenls. tltre they .are" money In pocket, as his way. by shipping peaches to Tor mto and other cities they do not cleai 25 cenls ft basket. 'It the publii would only use reasonable care am not break down the trees they couli iave all my crop that said out grower loday." nounccd last night that Premier Melghen will speak -at guffordvlllo, October 12 In connection with tho Kiist Elgin bye-election. At n later dale, lo bo fixed ho will speak at Aylmcr and Yarmouth. N.Y.'S POPULATION i WASHlfcQTOk, OcC The census bureau today an- nouuced the revised population ot Now York City increjtsa or 17.0 per" cent. The population na pusiy'nnnotinceil wns _, ff tf, tfff ff 'ff.'t ;