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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta XIL OCTOHKll 1-1, 1919 XUMBEH-25G COAL STRIKE Sled Strikers Finn Coun a( Urged lo Hisc COM11 MAKER AHUESTED v 'r FARMER, 'PEG LABOR CHOICE FOR MAYOR WINNIPEG. Oct. a larg gathering of labor men lie re IL was definitely decided that ti. J. Farmer would bo Ihe labor parly's candidate for mayor ot Winnipeg in place of William I vims, prominent In Ihe general sympathetic strike, declin- ccl Iho nomination. Farmer lias accepted Iho nomination and a. central elect Ion committee lias been formed, with F. J. Dliou, M.r.P.. who also took n leading part In Ibc recent strike, as 1 cbalrmau. v MYI OFF INDICATIONS ARE GRATUITIES WILL NOT BE MADE GENERAL ITALY'S SOLUTION OF FIUME PROBLEM Confine Them lo (he Needy nndi To Canadians WJio Served With Imperials COMMITTEE BUSY PREPARING REPORT CHICAGO, Ocl. nulliorilips at Gary, the home of (he big steel mills, announced lo- day tbat llicy hoped to havo the 1 of Ihe Gimbcl and other bombs which1 havo startled Ihc country in Iho past year, under ar- rest.within a Tew hours. CAliY. liid., Oct. an- nouncing a plan to wrest coiilrol of this city from (alcrnl troops were scal- tcrcd throughout, the downtown district yesterday afternoon. The bulletins calle'd. on-tlio. workers to YTO againsl llic military. "Bomb Maker Arrested CHICAGO, au'Lhori- tfto at Gary, Ind vfaore military co'n-" trol was.cslablishcd hy Major-General Leonard Wood.after !bc ing uul or.Uic strike ol steel workers 'becanio'too threatening lor slate au- thorities lo handle, have arfcslcJ the alleged -matter: af-tric' bomb exploded on m the doDnvay-of the'house. ot A. Mitchell I'alnier, United-States atlorney-general and'huve obtained eVf- up the bomb plots'of May Day and Juno 2, according lo au- thoritative information received here. Evidence.also has boen-oblamed, It IhatTcvenlcd the entire lor- rorfsl organization responsible'for the aUcmplg against the lives of law en- JorcemeiiL off! rial a throughout. Ihe country who had been active In Ihe r.rrcst and prosecution of Tbe man neld in connection wilh the Pal- mer bomb is believed. It 'is said, to hnvc been'the manufacturer of Ihc 3G bombs sent through the malls hi bax-s wrapped in paper from Ihc Glm- licl Drolhcrs' store in New York and timed lo reacli Ihtfr Intended victims on May 1. Since the l.GuO soldiers of Ihe 4th and Divisions look control of Gaiy, investigations have been shrouded in mystery. There havo been many ar- rests made and a strong stockade was built lo keep llic prsoners In. How many .men besides Ihc alleged bomb makers arc htld in connection with lie nation-wide plot bus -not been I made known by the 'Washington in the Dark WASHINGTON, Oct. ment oT Justice- otficinla had received no reports .today, on Ihc arrest at Gary ol Ihc alleged maker ol tlic bomb ex- ploded at Ihe home here of AUorney- Gcncral 1'fllmcr- The department of- fice at Pitlsburg, which Is headquar- ters for Ihe district in wliitifi Gary Is located, was asked for OTTAWA, Oct. behind closed doors ivhleh probably will settle tho important question at additional help to Canada's fighting men were commenced (his morning by llic members of the- special oti the soldiers' clrll' rc-cslnblishmcnt bill. Hun. J. A. Calder presided. There had previously been a meeting of sev- eral members of the committee at which a LenlaliTO outline of the report to be made to the house ivas consld ercd. Jt Is believed, however, that it will take several days to work out the details 33 it is the Intention of the I committee to make a. full and compre- icnsivc report lo parliament. Wll He Charged With Intrigu- ing To Hriug About a Prc- inaturc Peace Nearly Three For Each New Par- tics in the Field FOUR CONSERVATIVES IN BY-ACCLAMATION _ tho news today that" the "new man from Maniloutln" Ben. of Ihc United Farmers' party, would have to fight for his the Ontario pro- vincial etcctlon 'and "referendum ..campaign .'entered ,Its.last'weukj which promised to-bcra lively one In all Sir premier, .Hartley Dewart, (leader of the an.d oT fa.r- m-rs, 'labor, soldiers and other organizations who have nominated men for the legislature, have ar- ranged for meetings this-' week. .In leaders of the opposing sides on the refer- endum question have prepared for a tremendous campaign weetf. TORONTO. Oct.' previous records for the number of candidates seeking election to tho legislature at any provincial election were broken yoster'day when the official nominn- lions for the contest taking place-on Monday next were held. Almost' 300 candidates hive thrown tholr hat into Ilio ring .for the 111 seats in Hie legislative assembly. Thnso In the content represent many different classes and factions. There nre'more Ihnu'a dozen designations by which the JITC known. Four candidates, all Conservatives, will lake Iheir places In-the legislature a fight aa tbat jiumhcr of acclamations wero given. The government has 100 standard hearers In" the race. The Liberals come next wilh 70 and tho United Farmers of Ontario havo 64 straight candidates, although'they'have eight or ten more who arc running on Joint labor-far'nier ticket Independent-Labor parly hare 14 straight parly .candidates nominat- ed. Tn addition, lhay have one run- ning on a soldier-labor ticket and eight on the Joint fnrmcr-lahor llckct. The Socialist, parly has two candid- In the contest, while .there Is one standard.hca.rer pi lho..Grnnd Armyol Canada, who fieeka.elecUon'ln Hntnil- fon, Then too, there are two candid ntca who stylo themselves Jmlepcn dent-I-ibemls nnd four who aro listed as Independent-Conservatives. Thero arc nl least a dozen who nra running as Independents, including one or iwi oiit-aiid-ont anli-prqnlbliionfaLa and oni North Dakota Member of Congress or 25 Cent Duty Against Wheat WASHINGTON, Ocl. director of the United States gram corporation, has asked, President Wilson'to raist Iho export and import embargoes on wheal, the house Was-Inforrnsd today by.RCpre- scntotlve Young, North Dakota. .Mr. Young introduced-a bill levying a t duty of 25 cents.a bushel- on wheat CHEAPER FLOUR WHEAT V NEW YOHK, Oct. Barnes; "dfrtctBr. of the United'States weeks-has been with ihe recommendations for- Import export embarg'oea oh and flour. .'The. situation chows: for further fa Mr. The general eEtuation difffcultles prob- ably will aid in preventing "vioTent, dangerous without ment.restrictions, it wns ojecla'red; moreover, the United States Mr. Barnes considered, now has_.a, right to any lower prices for flour he may be able to- get through ImpoVtation of Canadlah wheat 7'AflTS, Oct. Josopl Calllanx, former premier of France, will be ptnccd on (rial before (lie high court on Tliurauay, Del. 23, Recording to .ilia Journal lod.iy.' Kxl'rcniler charged wild intriguing to bring about a premature apd dishonorable peace wilh Germany, lias been (n custody for a. year and n half analllng IrinK Last month ho vras removed from prison lo n, hospital because of ill health. Ort Stpt.1 11 Ihc cominlsafon of Iho'h'gh court rendered A decision after a prolonged Inquiry tlial he must nppsrir before the court lo face the accusation against him. MAYOR MARSHALL TO SEEK RE-ELECTION CALCIAHY, Oct. H.-Mayor H. C. Marshall slated this mqrnlnK (Tint he would, ngaln bo-a randidnlo for the mayoralty providing his firm, tho PayJnp company, did not OD- Thren of tlio can'dldalca who liavo been elected lo the legislature by nc clamallon arc former members. They arc Ifdn. TJrlg.-Oen. A. R. Ilosa, Kfngs Ion; lion. lr. J. Cody, NOith KasL Tor onto, and W. D, Hlaclr, Addlngton The new man wlio.wlll tnke Lla scat without a conical Ja J. R. Cools, of Korlh HasUnga. Apart from' tho Ihrco mcmbcra of Ihc Icghlaluro ivlio died and whose Hlaccg vvero not niled hy election, there 'Are 24 menjucrs of Ibc.last leg- I si a tu re wlio are not candidates In tho election Six.of these aro Glciigarry; C. M. Howmau, Bruce; .T. C. West Mta- 9. C. DiicharmOj, North Essex; T. n. Atkinson, North" Norfolk', nil of whom retired nntl T. S, Davidson, North Brant, who Was defeated In con- vcnllon. O( Iho 17 former IITO mcmhera, tho following rtc- fcaled In party convcnllpns; Charles McKeown, ftnfTerln; C. "9. Camoronr North Qrcy; Sam Ncabllt, Kasl North- umberland, .ftThi'J, n, of Tho'oihoTfi wbo rellrOd: John West Hamilton; C, A. Hrower, East Elgin; JI E..llhcr, Sonlli IlUron; IrJsbj Northeuaf, Torontoj J. Will Aid Imperils Thrrc is lillla espectnllon on tho art o( members o[ parliament !hal any of the plans of addif-onal assistance made by ihe various epldlcra' organl- zations lie 'accepted in the form being recognized that a strong case was out on behalf or ihe stu-l" dents, while the coinuiiitec was pressed, wdh the argument that country will Buffer If this course is cot adopted. in which they' iyere." made. The re> riucst most likely to bo granted Is that nut by those who fought with J the Imperial- forfea lo" be put.on tlio for p.ll -who served during the saino rooting as-niembcrs o( the C.K.P. 1s a sarc in connection, with grntuittcg. Confine to Needy Case? As for the question ot a further gra- lake Lbc advlco ;ivcn lo it by Sir Thomas White when PARIS, Oct. has asrcpil to Ilio treat Ion of n Irec sialc in Fiuaie, the port ro- mainiLK under control of the league of nations, (he J'etit Paristcn, which claims lo liavo received informalloii on Ihc subject. At the same time. R Is said. Italy is saiil to re- that there .stall be no Bap between tho free stato and Italian Istria, in. order that Fiumo may not bo surrounded by Jugo Slav territory. v During'tho evidence tto I told them thai in his tfcjs cominilleer was qmto strongly impress- od wilh Iher Glorias of hardship exper- ienced by Caiiadlana who in many cases had been advised lo cnHEl with the British array missed .the uiorc1 Generous scala ol Canadian pensions ami gratuities. The demand that Canadian univers- ity' students' whose college courses were interrupted .by the war, should he given -an opportunity lo complete their studies may also-receive, favor- able consideration, it Is thought by many members of Ihc committee, it lime bail arrived ivbou further assist- ance should be confined lo needy cases. The cbmmillco may decide to re- commend. llic continuance of Inc gra- tuity system on this basis, or, ou the other hand, may recommend tlie bring- ing into existence of some special body for which "i.unils will bu provided to rcudcr' further when required, more particularly iviln. a view lo pro- viding that nb soldier or his depend- ent shall suiter, during the winter months.' Uenncwiss, South Perth; -John. South Victoria; George Salman, West Kenl; Joseph Russell, Riverdalc; A. II. ilfcfcel, South AVentworlh'; E. AV. Dwen, Southeast Toronto; Tom IIooTt, Southwest Toronto; R. Cor- ielon; John McKarlanc, East Middle- sex, It. Shearer, SLormont.-----''" candMntca who have never been members o[ tho legislature, withdrew otter being nominated pnrty convenllona follow: W. TT. Mills, WILSON WILL TRY TO AVERT COAL STRIKE WASHINGTON, Ocl. an erfort to avert the nation-wide ____________..... _ strike of bituminous coal m friers, Elgin; D. Gibson, Secretary Wilson of the depart- It. J. Slaltery, South Itentrew; A. R. Itobaon, London; J. A. Campbell, Dun- das. Conservatives: John Martin, South Xorfolk. Labor Head Speaks OTTAWA, ,0ct. Moore, president of the Lominion Trades and Labor Council, In a speech last night In support of tho labor candidate !n M'osL Oltaivn, made a plea Tor'the re- turn of lie nil (13- opposition, drawn from the ranks of labor and Ihc United I'arniers." President Moore alludeU to the existence of "poHlical war ciicsls'1 ohDllcngcd Iho Conservatives-and Liberals lo mato known Ihc spurco ot tho campaign funds so (hat Ihc public may know ivho ate tho "ninstcra of the- government." BULLETINS ADJOURNS IN CONFUSION. ment of labor will Invite John L. Lewis, acting president of the United Mine Workers of America, and.John L. Brewster, represent- ing the operators, to confer with hfm here, probably Thursday. Mr. Wilson's announcement fol- lowed a meeting of the cabinet at. which It was decided to have the department of labor deal with the threatened strike, PREPARE STRIKE ORDER i I.NDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 14. L. Lewis, acting president of the Unit-d Mine of Am- erica, returned to Indianapolis "Ihlfi afternoon and Immediately work of ehaftlng the order for strike of all bituminous coal mines on, Nov. 1 wa; begun at th; head- quarters He said the order would not be made public until it could be print- ed-and distributed to the .local unions, Miners Blame Operators INDIANAPOLIS, Ocl. PRES. WILSON'S CONDITION WASHINGTON, Oct. President' Wilson's condition was generally good today, al- though he did.not have a restful nlgn't, 'accofd'ng to Hie bulletin JsEiled by his. physicians today. Suggestion of Entente That Soviet Russia Be Put Under Screws Meets Opposition ANSWER-LIKELY TO BE NON-COMMUNAL Proportional Representation, Jlothers' Taxes For Childless _ MINIMUM AVAGE LAW COMING ALSO Montreal Will at Re- quest of-Members OcJ. has developed In." tHe-Montreal Board ol Trade to the" proposed plan of the government-to lake over the Grand Trunk In rfe- ,ceat dispatches from Ottawa. The Dalll'.e, Las re- c en I Jtljcd 'many letters and tele- grams ashing..LCaTjoIflcIar.acllon be taken by Iho oCvlrade to empha- size its opposillori'lo the plan. Follow- ing these requests, Prestdfent Dahlia yesterday .sent'put. notices to all the nicmbera of t.he board of Irarte calling a special 'mceiin'g for Thursday next. H yesterday that the" Mont- real Board of TnulR hrui bEeii consist- ently agninsl'the" nallonalizatioii :o[ rallweya and was therefore opposed to the plan for the ..acquisition of the Grand :Trunk by the government, al- though the council .was on record as desirous that ttic.' government should treat the Grand Trunk with every pas- OTTAWA, Oct.' and a half, last nlghL'Slr premier of a'crowd- ed Russell Theatre autJJcncC-''-Hnrdly a miuut'c1 which'f the speech was not interrupted-fcXJhje en- thuElastic Sir'V.'illiam, in, addition -.16 a. review of the .'.past -irefefoncc .to' war jlined a future ppMcji IOndqf Ills declarallopg'yaVn "slatc- ment of his projlprtlprfal rrcprt'scntotion. lie told "of "the gov- ernment's proposed investigation ot the and of lo follow lhat lion. He also added thai If occasion demanded ho would appoint "a c6minis: si on in Ontnrio to iook-intO'thc sub- ject. Sir William also "announced lhat he Intended to introduce legislation to Ihc elfccl Uiat the oiau'wHii children will be less heavily, taied In future than the- man without children. also announced that in the conj...B session, IF returned, he would Intro- duce legislation embodying mothers pensions. Ontario also will have E. minimuni iviieo law, as lhat was nlso promised by Ibc premier as onc'oC hia plans for thcf comicg session. Sir William discussed lha systcm'ot obtaining liquor for medical use through a. do'ttor's preacViptloiv "tVe hnve.ilisciissc'd-the he said, "and I know of ho belter sys tern (or handling the traffic In to mcdicnl and industrial use thnn tbe one we have at BERLIN, OcL from the entente that Germany Join In Ino blockade of soviet Russia have not as yet been officially considered "by Jcrman cabinet, but has Inspired a statement InalcaUcg the goTernm'cal's answer will neither ba an uncondltlon- il refusal nor an Indication of assent. t is said that the Germans will sug- gest Iho Installation ot an Internation- al cpmmlsGlon to deliberate ou. Iho proposition which unquestionably roun'd Germany unprepared and places her In a quandary. Primarily, the.'government lakes tba position it can not participate In any enterprise tantamount lo, the. hunger blockade Imposed upon" Germany flye years ago. Vorwacrts and the Krcuse in tne opinion thai lha r rv-l :1 I blame .lor the breaking off o( the wage UcL, -M-r-jarbliraMon between I'm hljutnfnous TllC industrial conference p.ll-''cA? onrncO in confusion miners and operators of the ceu- noon nfler Thninns today ntihe headquarters ol flic United Mine AVork- a public repl-CSCllIOlive llilll prO-'cf3 of America. The Joint wage con- 'fercnco met in Iluffalo and Philadel- phia, The slalement declares thai Ihn operalors "brushed all of our pronosl posed n to settle nil dispulc.s ns a substitute for tlic, resolution of organized labor arbitration of slccl strike. STEAMER ON FIRE much chart1' and that i- only uiing llic operators proponed IllC Iinllon-NVldc to llic miners in the conference was that Ilio Washington wngo agreement bo continued In force until Mtirch Al, Tho miiicrs were forced lo re- ject this proposal, It wa.q elated, be- can so Ihc miners could make n living under Ihc agree- 'HALIFAX. Oc'. The slcnmcr tlic E team or- Vcnczla nbnndoncd on flro in lalUiido Rnd longitude n ridiigcr lo- naviga- tion, In a wireless message rccclTcd by the marine and fisheries department here this nllcrnoon. No word hA3 boon rucclvcil concerning Hi 6 fate of Iho crew nnd the supposition Is. thai they have been tnhcn on by sonio res-. scl thai did not have wireless, COTTON CONSUMPTION Ocl. ment. HUGO KAASE 13 IN CRITICAL.CONDJTI6N BERLIN; Oct.. con- v illlion of Hugo Iho lead- cr Jndetcndenl Sorlal-