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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta OCTODEI1. 6, THEMBTHBRlDGIOrPfflMKERALD _PAGT: 1EETING g6li' lTffillMSOFlEO.B.U. iickot system had bewn inausurstctl) by which bVcry ineiab.er of thfi 'rdduitei (o.' proSncs the" by ;'JiV VSKfeklloii.- feri M fo VHat-b6aY''cf worker 6t Iddif (dual -fro i had ftfBis'led' anon using (Edmonton Joartal.) lueeUns of'wcrkerj bald tnthebld.BIJda Fridaf ereftlng 'psiensibly for the purpose.' ol hearing "lie train.' ifeiil thg tils attpensed1 Hi Ihe hiscU of V. II. Midg- icy. general. pi Uio Oj B, U., aid JoMph Najior, M utit of that association, may u 1-K nf In fj ft tl clrclea, taeu dissension miist cdruifjly eilsi. ffif i pslod of nofir or so, during which time the twi) Bngakers. not (o mention the raihV'gave very enlightening addresses on'lho extreme value of any connected with tbo One ME seller with. some Very tettoriili re- mifjis "about ,the press of UML'feftllre Dotnfnltm, Ibe government; and "cipitalistic" classes in and qfltet but al foo the ijifestions so generously (n to pour In, things begati to truly Sol of iJcsirft of the CIMU- to debit thfctii trdtri TollhH." speaker cootiij- arfeaM in fees Alia, ii for several kt_kmbermen Ask.Quetllons (Why were Ihe delegates appointed byt thej! LunAber Workers': Industrial union" Sot allowed seats at the recent 0 Bi tj contention in Port purport of.the-first question fired'at Vidgley by V gentleman is afterward ascertained, be- longed to the ranK anil file of -Ihe lum iTheie ates were, not refused months. Though the delegates prom, the 0. B. U. or any other orgau- Capita AnotheV rule o Bt> dowti imtiedlately attar -t further cbfttrwt saldj-V'bat iBtny of them run Carl Berg to Rescue The majority'of'these statements rere denounced as untrue by Carl W. Berg, a paid orgariher for Ihe 0. B. U., with offices in Edmonton, who had by Ihis time commenced to take an active interest in the, a'rgunienl.-.; Every of the representatives of tha luinlrtr been electeil by UttioaV. 'KavlagVi illf 'tpfih A; re.-' the' rSenibcri! of a Bnloh, been denied 4 in dblffigrtti ife d'eSanSiBg of the rea1- "fcon for their. nbri-adialttance. Portion of; Arreara Paid As lo the arreas, a cheque, claimed Berg, corerlns a' considerable portion ol the' fees duA biid hafljod to the 0 H U Jit luuibfll1 workers' ithen they arrhed at the bal ance of the amount ther had agfeed to pa> within three niontM Th4 UVWUK.-O the retort. "They de- whole matter ha Mclafei waa 4 de- dlued to accept the seats offered them 'for1 simple seasou that some'of theif-demand's, which were'ilrire'asori- refused by the O. 6. U. It is qilite true, however, fnit'tAree-of the eleven representa- tives denied sento and voting rowers, but tbls was due to the fact mat tHey failed-to produce saltEtac- tofj1 credentials as to their having Icon dLly elected by the unions, in th6lf ;f4spectlre districts, according to the constitution of tie 0. D; U., and plan of the eieculive to debar the lumber vrorKefs frOHi any say re- garding the coldnciing of O B atfSffs Mldgley.tp.the Front An explanation of the situation -was then attempted by Midgley The lum a f'eablultdn graniliig ui voiw lo to the number ot mambefsj in the union he Ibis to be-! based en the per capita tar paid. The lumber workers claimed votes cortfls- the complete nieonberahlp no per capita been paid by some, of. the of these union i, the executive contended that not en'tllled Ifi totes except for th'6 iheii for whoid tax hid beec iiiid us'required. Wien their "deiiiaiiuu iS full were not griit. fed, Mldgloy the, lumber workers' delegates oM and ill refuged lo laK6 any paH In i Audience .EnjoyW Itself rn', the sirbseqiio'nt ergumebls sentW by both parties, it wai difficult indeed lo decide which to believe Stattfrchta matte far Midgley were al most dtfecUy contradicted by his tel Bafg 'At the eud of the birarlgue, or father Iba cessalicrn of hostilities, It seemed doubtfnl whether the audience. any wiser i the doings a I the can fere nee tUnn be- fore tho heated controversy cbpv thai r cirtrwi 'foday' she st 01 Jre- coirlcj; t-lAtft amount of -.s-arJnSa especially which were ccmtracted.for during vrar period. Thlp, :ot course, eireotuaily comeA'out of Ihe.Urpiyor, but it for7' distribution of loss- es attending Slowing down ot high sjCv? quantity produclion ol war ma- haa made possible a grad- ual adjustment of labor distribution. "England is far on the road to the recoTOfy of her former high economic posltlgnj" her workers, he hiul been true memberi) ot tba One Union Since joining torses irllh this -body, al no time had they aGhtted U the. rales aar regilatlofil df its consti- tution. When a idehibershlp .Cheers and applause .were atd howls ot dendibh menced, Siveil ____ directed against LicrJ, immediately following iho former's speeches: After Berg's then condlllons would foe reversed. Lefl-Hlnded Compliment There Was A real bolt from the blue a lady In. the audience arose ?-iui not etslly mistaken terms, itc Sfctfcei) B6fg as ft o highly paid nuisance and mau ia the audienco who had app'aud-! hl3 Itttry friend's denunciation of! wl." so vteoroUjOy. to lake exr.ori-! meuls in this conneclios. House Considerable time was then taken up by Berg la a further e-Jtort to prove that the lumber workers were right !n their attitude towards the executive ol 6. p. fie wts a firm lielievcr, he Eala.'-i.ii'tiie tih.e llig Union prin- ciple) it'was lime a general "nouie fn' the heid offices ot'tief digarilMfion, ami some of the officials so iromin- enl la the rtpIacW uy nnio' from the real' rank airf BW of labor, who had Utwr1 Intercf to vVnly at heart. MODEHN FRENCH GIKL HOLDS UP SAILOR AND TARES HIS WAD cadae ot labor In Edracutoa. Her rea- Bon' first epithet -was the fac.t 'fecont strike meeting. Hers to take the platform and, as ihB averred, out of phre cowardice refused .lo do so. Berg On the Platform following this dsnun- a'.hiolion' made and sec-' oaded demanding Berg's appearance on Ihe plalforin. Wilhoul Ihe leasl Berg acceded lo this de- the charge of aftf 1 actions at the then refuted all of- the lady's statements, taking particular f being a cow- llie strike meet- inentioneO had, be declared, been udilced bv his desire to preserve har- mojiy lii the ranks of the b: U., just s anxious to maintain 'hal harinony .at. the" present time. No howeveri could face such an cuSalion (ta thi-t of his lady friend, he feeling it necessary to', defend himself. But for this rea-1 son. he would not have taken the plat- form in that" instance, for he had no inteullpn aggravating the deplorable situation which ha'd arisen. He only wished bis accuser had been a fuan, that be might have proved to ____, _ _..___ film perponall) that his charges ot a traitor to i the cowardice tfe-re false; and invited any Again at In replying tu thif, speech, Midgley deplored the facl 'that his voice was becoming husky and tho hour late, otherwise ho would prove conclusively how erroneous and, la facl, absolulely false Berg's arguments were. Citing a statement made just previously by Burg lo the effect that the lumber workers were not going to qull the O. D. U., no matter how greatly perse- cuted by the otficials ot the associa- Uon, but were, on tho contrary, going lo be "THE One Dig Midgloy declared this lo be an admission of tho Lrue allilude; of the lumber workers, that of gaining absolute control of the 0. B. U. and askecl jf It wero not true, but a fair contention to anaunie that executive had taken tile proper sland. The loggers' unions, he further as- serted, had been the only one to ever cause trouble in O. B. U. ranks. Other questions were attempted, but Berthon saun- tered off tia good ship triere. be oier tho 'destinies of with" frirtca W hla and a great touKlug in his heart tor u "Bailor's good wa.1 the shout of a linfOB grated him as, he lurntd into a waterfront street from the. docks. ra a good said K'vca, A3 he wheeled uboct to look into the mraile of a hoolneea-irko revolver, held by a steady baud. is Indeed u good joke, let me kiss you-----" "Binsi" spaX the DHitness-llke voiver and Yves Ml a stinging piln In the shoulder. Wheu he awoke, tha franci had gone and so had the'business-like woman. It was just getting dusk Yves -went to tba police station first cast a ballot at. Ihe recent state prim- ary, bat they waited in vain, (1Ko was their report. They had- "lorgotteu'K to vote themselves. It was ofctt, Ihe first capital of Illinois, precinct number four that maintained this strict neutrality. then returned Laverdierc. to the good ship No VOTES AT ONE POLL IN PRIMARIES An Ann Arbor, JHch., man and viife wound up in divorce court after a quarrel over whether an orange ia A berry. Prepared Predigesttd Org Iron -Easily Assimilated fey the Blood anic-. CARUNV1LLE, 111., Ocl, tion judges and clerks In one precinct of Macoupln county wailed at the polls all 'day for sonic 6he to appear and the audience, who, by lime, had answered. apparently 'heard sofflclelnt quarrel- ling, rose from their seats and quietly dispersed with 'the --quesllonE- un- Wper packag NAVY CUT of the highest quality pure Virginia .Tobacco has made PLAYER'S the favorite smoke wherever the British Flag flies! NOTICE. Irrigation Districts Act, 1920. A by-law to provide for the .raising of upon the credit of the District and the Issue of Debentures 'T'' the Board nf: Trustees annual inalalments-extended.over, the of thft Ixjthbridge'NortueTh'lrrigatign District have submitted td the irriga- tion Council au estimate of the amount required for following purposes: (a) To defray the ex- penses in connection with tbe formation of the District and of taining the tion................ (b) To construct tho posed works (c) Annually lo maintain, and operate the nro-. J' posed works (d) To be raised under any contract entered.: into under Ihe provls-: ions ot this Act. !ni .stead.of or.in addllipti.: making an" opplica- lion for an a'uthqriza- lion under The Ir'riga- tion Act............ Nil (e) To defray Interest charges upon deben- tures proposed to be issued under' the au? :-r thority.of the Act and i' to maintain and cper- theflroposed works or any part of them until the end of one ir year after their or Its completion Estimated time required for con- struction, 24 months. last twenty-three thereof of such aniotuiLi respecllyely that the aggregate' aniqudt pajnble fo'r' clpai and' year .during such period of twenty-lhi'eo years EhaH'be equal as: nearly as convoii' ienlly iilay be to tile' dmbunt so pay- able for pflnciparalid interest in each of the-other In Sched- ule "A" hereto nttnchfed; AND it will be neces- sary to fplse acuuallrciuring'th'e said period of thirty Ihd 'several amounts s'el but lii Sch'cdulo Sierclb to repay tuo sdld princinal sum the interest Ihereofl, AND JVHEnEAS.lhe estimated an- nual costi of the: -maintennnce and operation' of. the' Uiilriet ntul Ihb Irriefltlin Works to' be colistructeil Ihcreln Is NOW TI1BHHFOIIB. Hie-Bbfit-d o: Trustees ot the LethbridBe Norihcn Irrigation District c-riacls as folfowa AND WHEREAS Council approved of iho Irrigation ___.......c___.... tho. auid osti- mates and directed the lioard of Trus- tees of the Ijelhbridge Northern Irri- gation District to prepare'.i by-jaw authorizing the raising of A loan-of -upon the credit of itlie piHlrict, to cover the amounts set out In .paragraphs (b) and fc) abo.ve mentioned, and this by-law is passed pursuant to such direction. AND WHEHBAS tha toiaj acreage to be irrigated in the said lietbhridge Northern Irrigation District 13 265 acres, AND WHERBAS it IB necessary .to borrow (lie said su'm of on Ihe credit ot the District andf..to issue debentuitss therefor, beariii's interest at the rale of seren per tient per annum, which is the amount'ot tho debt intenrlod to lio cfoaled i by this by-law, AND it is make the principal ol tho said deilch- tures repayable within' thirty ycara from the day of Iho. Issue thcreof'hy 1. That for the purposes afdfcsait (here shall be on: the'creill Of the Lelhbtldge Northern Trrigatiot 'District the sum aiK idebenlures shall therefor !i i rloiiominations 01 j racTr bearing interest'.at.'tho rate; 6 isc-ven per cent per. annum, payabU and tached thereto imymcnt of Un nterest. 2. That tho debentures, :Bhnll b dated on tho (lay of the issue therbo and shnll be nr.ynble within .tbirt. years from Halo by annual 'p'a> morits of Interest- during the firs seven years nrrt of Ihlereat an'd prin tiipal during 'the- last i.wenly-lhro vears, and Uio respeclivo. aippunls o interest and. prlneipi1! payable 3n cac year during the said 'period of thirl y'cura shall lie nn Rchcilul "A" hereto attached, which .Is, Ucreb declared to bo'arid form part .of thi 'ylav.'.' 3.- .The debenluros to botli prin clpal and interest muy bo payable i nny or places or i the United Slates 'of America, and desired iuny lie payable.'In Bold. The coupon Ehall be signed by Of the trustee of tho District and. the c the said Trustees on Uie. coilpoiis ma printed, lllrfogrtirihsi'l. o engraved. The ?ha be scaled with Iho' corpqrafc sEal c Ihe- District. 5. During thirty' years, the en rencr..ot the said DeberHilrfcS, th mounts set out in Schedule "A" here- attached.for ii-tc I anc1 pilncipil lail be nunuallj bj i ,te suiflcleul.' therefor oer and )ovo-cll.other rales upon all owners nd occupants of land ithin the Die icl, In respect of'each wned or occupied by sucii owner ci ccupant, to he irrlgatcn na by he assessment tho rlcl, and such rate 'shall annually be. icluded .In the irrigation rate im- o'sed, by ;the Trustees of'the aid f the Lctubridge Northerji.Irrigation District. T.olnl, amouur to.bo raised ear fiUerest Prlucrpal S3TS 000 00 178.000.0D 17800000 COO OQ or IS i 1 2 A 4 ii C S7S.OOO.OO 7 5 -0 108127o2 10