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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME XHL. LETHBRIDGE, ALBBRTA. THURSDAY, OCTOBER NUMBER 253 More Miners Go On Strike BrooklyR Wins Again Coalhurst Miners Join Strikers; Plot To Get Others Out Interested in Neighboring Mines More Than Their Own Collieries. Announcement [MINERS STILL OUT AT FERNIE AND t. BELLEVUE MINES Local Mines Working; With- out Any Labor. Difficul- ties. Troubling Them. GO-OUT AT COALhtuRST- The strike'fever, of the'miners has at last hit the Uethbridge dis- trict. This morning the miners at v Ccathursi, a stronghold of the O. B. U. in this district, went out. It is an effort to force _the. miners st Gait -arid Chinook mines, .the Herald-was told, to go but. This.morning the miners at Coal '.hurst are holding a mass meeting to discuss the check.off situation in re- to the other two mines mention- ed.- The oft-is not In force iti the American Collieries but Is e't the Chinook arid Gall mines. It is understood the situation at the K'orth American Collieries is being tsed as a le.vcr from bring put the men at the other two mines. The men in the 'Maple Creek Col- still out awalt- boss. -.In the, local mines everything is quiet, the.men, aro.all at work. .At Col em an, Blairmore and Hillcrest the' mines'afe.operatins, without labor I difficulties .upto.the present.. ,No .Change- at .Fernle (From-Oiii--. Own Cprresiwndenty-''-.- 'mines here jind at' Michel are working today with ;a very: small force of men, the.'ma- tJoHtx holding on on strike. Contradic- tory reports as to theTimber of men -out and as to the cause the strike are rife, but it seems that the 0.13. U element are the leaders in the strike It is also reported that the miners here and at Michel have gone out upoi the advice Kiat.the places throughout the. district' have I dono Ihe same. .It is stated here that! the Ilillcrest anil other mines in; the i Pass are working today, but none or.tliese reports cnn be verified as yet; All "told, there arc tQ one h'undred men working at Creek, as reported...'by .some ofhor reports state that there la no coal coming out. Tlie company have notices posto3 that the mines will-De-, oven for work tMf ovPnlng Uimorrew ir.ornlng a few' hour." will probably mine whether the strike is to be gen- tral and whether these mines will remain as at present for very long. Protest Check-off (Special to The Herald) MICHBU B.C., Oct. a.big inass meeting held. In .Natal yester- day the miners of this section decided to., strike in protest of the check-off. Last month there was four hundred in.d eighty-five signed, the- check-off. iToday there are only three at work In the mines and a few outsido men. Sot over sixty altogether. ilowever there seems to bo a fuel- ing the trouble wont last long. No Disorder.at Fernle own Correspondent) FERNIE, B. C.; Oct.. men have gone to work at the Coal Creek end reports from Michel are to the. samo offect, both camps brwiuif; aitd It Is impo.sslblo to forc- cast how long this condition will con tlnue. There Is no" disorder. The Herald has- added- to its staff one of the brightest of the younger newspaper liien of the province in the person of Frahk Stecle, editor ,of the Raymond Recorxler. Mr. Stcele wiil under- take-tliewotk of travcllihg rep- resentative for the Herald throughout: Southern Albertai Mr. Stecle is a young-man pos- sessed of splendid gifts as a writ- er. For a considerable time he lias; represented ity. After saying that'-he was hiin- Ty, penniless and out ot work, frar ier told-the'police that hV threw au mralgtatlon official overboard from a lier at Ogdeusburg NY., when that ifilcial tried to Etop him. entering'the States. He believes, he eays, that the man wes drowned Farber'who also Jaims to be a war veteran was dress id in the unifonnvof the. mounted pO: ice. srmancm cts; Faith in Farnteris' District RAIN FALLS. OVER SOUTH Rain commtnced to fall Thurs- day morning In Calga.-y anrl also In PTncher Creek, and at noon started In for a steady in Lethbrldge, Although the rain will up threshing operations A for a day or two In tho solithi the amount of good It will ,do for ploughing will far offset the tern- porary setback In threshing opera- tlons. ma- ferlnl amounting to tons order- ed by tho Russian government and which has been lying for years 1n tho C. P. It. yards at CorjuHlam, awaiting shipment from Vancouver, will bo Sold to the highest bidder by tho Bri- tish on whose credit tho snppltes wcrG.'bought, -according to Mr. .1. comptroller of-the disposals board, British war muni- tloriS, who has arrived In Vancouver (o survey and check up-lhe material. BUSINESS FROFITS TAX TO GO AND A SALES TAX TO COME OTTAWA, Oct. Citizen In Its news columns today says: "There Is a strong urolmbllity-lhat tho coming session of parliament will see 'considerable variation. In Iho taxation measures o! the govern- ment. "Tlio business profits tax is likely to go and pos.slbly the Inxury may he replaced by tha sales laxcfl. It will be recalled that the, business lax was renewed tills year ricaptte very alroiiK objections from business Interests which represcnM it lo lie an Impediment (o commercial and iiidu.ilrlal 'exi.aiisloii. The minister of. finance took the" stand that money lir.rl lo raised Jinil this was n Iried ftnil proven, aourco.of revenue. The idflHIoiuil (axes levied am! the revenue ac.-crnlns from them' sugge.it the Urnjiplng nf tin; on liiislnens In the next liudgct." Thsre is also talk, lull less ill It, of "mndlfylng the luxiuy tax." Suggests That Asqoith Later Suggest Sinn Fein Should Govern Britain LONDON, Oct. Associated Edward Carson, leader., of the Xllster Unionists, writes a corre.- Bpondent who asked, him for his opin- ion on ex-Premief Asquith's latest Irish proposal: "f have no doubt that under a little pressure nnd nflcr tho murder of a few more policemen, Mr. Ascjuith will be prepared to go step further and suggest that tho Slnu Fein party should not only govern Ireland, but Britain as well. Tho microbe of funk" is disintegrating hut pray think of the effect of this Insanity on the encour- agement of Irish assassins." Grain Commission Head Si On Job OTTAWA, Oct. Press) absolute denial is given to re- ports that Commissioner Jones his resigned from the hoard of grain mlss'.onern 05 a result of between that body Jtr.d tho eivll'scr- v'ce comnilfcsloner. "There Is not. a word .of truth Id the said Sir Oeorgp Poster, minister of trade nnr! i con.tnfrrce, today. Some ilimciiUles had arisen over ap- pointments, it Is stated, but there wan never any question resignations by members of the grata board, Irrigation Bonds of Fanner Districts Bring Good Prices Is Experience of State Across the Flooc Waters to Supply'More Water; for. Irrigation, as Nat ural Flow of Rivera Has All Been tion Develops Live Cities and o Sheep on Small Irrigated Rid Country of Weeds. (By K. G. LONG) BOISE, Idaho, Oct. irrigation means to thi state is nicely shown in a drive I took this afternoon fron Boise to Nampa. The distance is 28 miles. Boise is in population. Nampa is Just beyond is Caldwel Between Boise and Nampa lies Meridiai with" 'Every 40 acres route constituted f farm. Some of them were all orchard but .for the .mos part they were given overto alfalfa and wheat with littl herds of cattle and sheep to be seen on every side. It easy to see why there should be to cities every ten to twenty miles. v' The rural population demanded them as trading centres. The sides ot the road wart lined with nice, well- kept farm homes and buildings, al- mrtst as thickly as the suburbs in some of tho addltjons Which are tho relics'ot real estate boom days in "Cal- gary, Medicine Hat and other cities we have known. The orchards were splendid but It was significant that no young orchard's were to be, seen. It really Is not a big fruit district. Wash- irislon "can do It better, so that this valley is growing away from the in- dustry "and going in more for alfalfa, wheat and livestock, making it more- en a par with our own. It was worth while to see a tend ct 25 or 60 sheep oh nearly every 40 acre farm, cleaning up the stubble. One didn't see many weeds. The sheep accounted for that. ,A Dairy Country The Narapa district Is quite a dair country, and there Is establlshe there what ia said to ha tho secon largest milk condensing factory 1 tho world. Tho Holsteln seemed I lie Iho universal favorite as a dair cow. Silos were fairly general, an corn1 the principal fodder. .The haven't reached the sunflower stage Idaho. The country through which 1 trave led today will produce this year ahoi }50 per aero crop, Ilestdes this tho farmer nnd his family live along paved roads or closo to them In any event. They all own automobiles, anil as in- dicated above are always close to a good town of up. while Brooklyn. Succeeded in Get- ting Six Hits to Qeve- Three. ONE ERROR WAS CHALKED UP FOR, OF THE TEAMS Next Contest in the Ohio No Contest on Friday. EBBETS FIELR, Brooklyn, Oct. Srierrod touthpaw slants were potion to the Cleve land Indian tqflay and the Brook- lyn Dodgers made off, with the third-game 'of :the world's, series by a score of 2 1 The attach- ed official bojc score tells in detail how Smith scalped the Indians: SCORE AN OIL TANK EXPLODED; MEN KILLED Hundred Men Were at Work Hie Craft at the v lieyed Eight Lives' Lost Cleveland- Evans; :.lt AB R H PO A. E Speaker, ct Burn a. i lb Jardner, 3b IVood rf ONeill, e i Jamleson Caldivell p Stalls p Nujia maker, o Uhle, p Totals A NEW, YORK Oct oil lank aboard' the British steamer G R 'rove, tied np for repairs in an's dry dock in. early this ifternoon while approxi mately 100 men were'working on, the craft. About an hour and n quarter after the' explosion, had been recovered. A hasty, checkup of workers showed -four'..more. missing and thu number Injured, was placsd between 20 Fire did not follow, the explosion, but a column of flames- that leaned from the steel hull Crowe aroused fears that five- other large steamers tied up in the'yards might be endangered..; For this 'reason fire apparatus was rushed to the WOMAN NOMINATED FOR UEUTENANT-GOVERMqit en were giycn pla'cas on the state' ticket by the Democratic'state'con- venlion Edward II. .Suiltvin- of- Cnfnslon was selected KTliead'thb. ticket, with Elizabeth Uphain Yates of Providence for lieytenant governor and Miss Hel- ch I. Binning of Pfovldencd for secret- ary of sinte.' 0 0 t 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 OS 0 0 0 0 0 0 t 0 2 1 2 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 ,0 0 0_ 0' 0' 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2< 11 1 nan forlO'Neill in eighth, i Batted for Mails in eighth. AB R H PO A El 0 17 0 2 0 2' 0 2 25 26 27 20 1 01 "on" ss1 J Johnston Griffith, "rf Neis, Wheat, If Myers, ct Konetchy; lb Kilduff, 2b Miller, c S. Smith, p Totals Score by inningi Brooklyn 200000 Summary: .Two-base hit, Speaker; sacrifices, Ji Johnston, Kilduff, double plays, Malls to Burns, Olson to to Korietchy, Wambsganss to Sewell to Burns, Johnston to Kilduff, to Konetchy; left off bases, Cleveland'' 2, .Brooklyn 7; balls, off. Caldwell i; off Mails 4, off Smith 2; hits, off Caldwcll 2 In. 1-3 off Mails 3 In 6 2-3 innings; ott Uhle 1 in one inning; struck out, by Malls .by. Smith 2; losing pitcher Caliwell; time of game behind the -plate, Dlneen at .first, Klem (National) at second base, Connolly at third baae. (Continued on. Page Great Crowds Greet the Liberal Leader In Two Big Edmonton Churches (Continued on Page Tour.) RATES CASE GOES BACK TO RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS OTTAWA, Oct. Judgmo.it of the hoard of railway commission- ers increasing tho passenger and freight rates goes hacft to tho board for further study of certain defined features. Tho ruling.of the cabinet on tho appeal taken from the argument of the railway board was Issued (it noon today. !t lays down tho principle that for tho government to weigh 'ovirtefico and substitute thftir own judgment for tho Judgment of the- board upon tho questions of fact arising "would defeat Iho purposo for which tho board of railway commissioners 'Wiis created and would In tho end be highly prejudicial to Iho public interest." At Iho samo time If It were felt that tho hoard had applied principles that it should not have applied, principles which the cabinet considers not In consonance with public policy, such appropriate action, should he taken as would lead to a decision In which only correct principles wonhl bo applied. EDMONTON, Oct. thirteen hours behind'scheduled' liras, -lion. MacKenzIo King and party, look ad- vantage of tho remaining time In Kd- rnonton last ulghl Ui address two enor- mous meetings of citizens, which were gathered In this cily to listen .to them. The train was due at Wednesday morning and arrived at last night, barely In limp for him to fulfill ls engagements.- Mr. King Jumped Into a motor wait- ing for him nnd rent at ouco to Me- Umigall Methodist church, ono of the largest auditoriums in (he city, which was packed with people. Mr. LapoJnto made a brief speech, and Mr. King followed. From there he went, at once to tho First Baptist church, where ftn equally largo nildlence. was pres- ent. HD spoke with vigor and enthus- iasm at both meetings ami receiv- ed with much enthusiasm. A strong plea for unity between the different groups opposed to the Moigh- en government was the feature p! the address delivered by Mr. King tonight. He spoko before an audience that lis- tened very carefully to the leader ot tho opposition.-, Mr. King. In lils'open ing remarks dealt with the formation of ,lhe National IjIberal-CoiiservKtlvo party, asserting it had not come irtto being RS a result of ,n .democratic movement, the way in which the Lib- :v erais, the Farmers, .the. Labor forces J and tho Cfreat War Veterans had chos- en their politics. Instead, ho It was the product of the class and prlv1- Icge that holds its position manipulation and is not coma out In the open and declare It- elf, v "It la a serious condition for a denv ocratlc people such as exists la .CaCr said the- speaker, "when an auto-' iratlo group can get control and en- !orce Us will upon the Canadian peo- pie." Sir, King in urging for a union of forces, which he" contended stood (or progress and were peeking the of the- present ssld Iho present tour, of the west was noMn opposition to any progressive but was for purposo of shoeing that the1 Liberal party stood for progressive policies upon which they all couMuullo- for the defeat 6f the common enemy. For example, all tho groups ofpos- ing the government were fn-fa7ortof a parliament responsible to the pie and subject to their wishes, he white the 'present. governmoht wAs selected-only as a war measure and was impatient of all parliamentary, restraint, ;