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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'A. TUESDAY. OCTOBER 19, 1920 NUMBER'262 "We Hope With Jqina Rail way men at -Ball: in Cranbrook Following His Address BIG CROWD HEARS CRITICISM OF GOVT. fSiec'i' Inf H.r.'J) CRANBROOK, Oct. ThankjKiv- ,ini Day 16 a with. the rtllway. worlceri.who form a large "pro- "p'ortlon of the population ol Cran- a blj bill for this oventn'g tnd vhen they post- Until eleven o'clock to that they could attend ths mealing1' called to.hear'Hoa.'W; .MaoXeaila King, la return-Ihejf au lavltallon 'to King' tb'.altead their .dance; t'and. after-his meblius'1 the ;Liberal leader escorted by n large number pt whV'had ".been the auditorium to hear him speak: vront to dance' and met the workers of Crsnbrook nnd their wlvol' This1 Incident was typical of Iho al- titude., ot Ihla puico-towards -lho dla- .tin'culshed "visitor and his lieutenants. wcro mot several. Etalions' out 'by, Dr. .Klag, -MluiBter of Public' In the' Oliver' cabinet, 'hBa'dlDg n.deputation of proinlnen 'erals of .Ine'dlslrlct who 'travolled Into wllb. Mr.: King In moil- Is niak- his long trip. The Liberal leader iandtls 'parly attf their dinner 'at. iho Cranbrook hotel us Ihe Kueeta .lie seat on i.'lhp occupied' by Mayor 'ilr. ;Klng to Cranfeoli'o'ii.uehilf.'of.thb.tllltens ot rWo hare wBh M tali eruiM, Ladles and as tte'.lbast- master would Honorabh-WUIam Lypn Mackenile King. leader ol Ihe Liberal party In the Federal Parliament, member for Prinee.-vPrlace.Ed- r- -ward Island, former Labor In'the Laurler William Lyon Mackeuilo, dlau history tells us was conspicuous lu lie rebellion of 1837. -These aad many more facts could be associated wllh youog. Liberal chlelUIn who :ls guest Ibts evening and tomorrow. Mr. anl Mr. Melghen are col- ctawmaies. They are'about the iame Mr. King Is While Mr. li married and the father of tkTM chMren, Sir- King Is a bachelor Liberal leader started outhere he "gained-a high repulallon as a mediator between and employees. During hlB terms, as Min iter ol Labor, and MlntoUr of Labor [he settled many labor disputes i Canada, among tnain one twtwem the miners and Southern Alberta- He has alao stnaiei temiiiraltim millers closely. At different lime: IB visited JBurope and Mia Orient on work of that nature. Named Liberal Leader in .1918. S Sir. King-became leader of the Liberal party In 1918. He wag Eelectet at an open cpnfcritlon r.epresenlattve.ot tbe-whola'pomlnion. ;Slr. King Is a 'orceful end eloquent speaker upon the platform. lie.is youthful In appear- ance, BtocWly built and not very tall. No one can question'' char- acter and higa ideals. His qualifications as a leader of a united party havo yet-to bo established. ,0ii his weSlerb trip He hns not hedged In expressing ils views on -which' he'-rialiiM Is'the' uppernipsi'question: herex lie declares emphaticallyjhejs not b'lt.a reducflou'ot ;bd tariff that will remove haavy hardens from the'cpnBumer ami the S.r.o- ducer." Mleila notjn.faYpr_of .wiping" out the protective duties that our in- dustries enjoy, but he" does "say: that be believes In many1 cases tliey'.-ihoiild' be considerably'reduced.'.- Mr. Klig supported pa'cl 1n 1911.. Travelilni witb..Mr. King Is a able young oat tor Quebec East, Sir Wilfrid Laurier's old Mr. LapOlnle Is 'f IhV French-Canadian who .devotes -ihost of his alle'ntion to public partlcularlT vrell imperial .and-In-- ufa. 'Krai'itlirbnghout hli'-weiloru' toor- so .iff- IMiMINETl-UP IN BRITAIN BIG OIL LAST- MAN V i DAYS NOW iei-The Eve- It undtr- H.c- a point collipte li-t iwwip aper ltl.'ii aay- 'oMcltl.'ii aay- do him aSouid.'he col-' Jllfflcult to vM the eaae person. a worje In SITUATION TODAY X' Strike Quiet So Other to Help Government to'Break employed Riot Near Lloyd George'i Strike Orerlops Iritn Situation Greatett Sensation. LONDON, Oct. of all Britain. were; cen- tered today Jp.on .the first session of parliament after the othervvise wbuld have been topic of discussion to- day; of" a situation-menacing the rosperity bf-the whole country, and the members assem- leii with the idea of devoting their, entire immediate at- tention to, this pressing topic. SOME TALK OF GENERAL ELECTION Id poljttcal quarters before- hand j'as, to. (bo probable' developments dealt mainly with two one that, as the result of certain prlv- atc discussions ot politico; leaders ajid prominent labor men. Lhe government and the mlnerSMederatlon would soon get Info negotiations other lhht--lhe- government was contemplat- Ing a dlSBolulion.of parliament to test the opinion, of the: nation. terfere. without an Invitation from Lhe miners which. Ihoy certain- ly not be given at jiresenl. Similarly. Sim {.wi reports that oilier-bodies of worker! arc Intending join the strike like- wise hare ceased, for the time being at any rate- x; Meanwhile Iho government Is receiv- ing great nunibere of offers.of help from the, general public. Thousands of men arid many women hare regis- tered their namcs-aE helpers ivilh tho food mtnislry nnd.'. Uhe'mlnls'trr of entered, the Hoose around 1903 he could not speak ,'a largo proportion ot raUwav'cnn on; iiiF .wlll'.pf'lljpleieilbd represantativbs 6 po'bple'e'iprassed In parliament a 'up'posed; lo by commil by tho largo in 'ilustriel touched a fcspon also his referenc 'to' Iho recent atlcmpl thrbueh the. ap ttfiJBOTcrimcnt lo projcc proflfs of Ih'c EUga'r re pliers a tbo eipcnso ot Iho -couautners. Th 'chalr'-al. Iho meeting was taken by Ib Dr. King, while Mayor Oanest ot Cranbrook was also on Ibo platform. "Stone Pile" Gang Starts Strike In KmgstonPen. r_____' Nearly 200 Convicb Are on Strike Following Recent JiilDeliyery Plot -KINGSTON, Oct. a starlling uttermatti of .tbo allempled general jail Portsmouth peni- tentiary between 1GO and 200 convicts the penitentiary went on slrlke on Sunday and sinco then'hsvo absolute- ly refused to work. Lalo on Balurday the construcllon garig, known "slono pile" gang and.tho Ullqr-shop gang rctusc'd lo work and wero locked in Ihelr cclle All Saturday and most ot Sunday Ihe) kept up an uproar, shontlnt and ham mcrlng on their cell doors' with Ihch Tho.leadets of Ihe kennedy, ocsstul 'man i 1f Inj hlB'gpvemmpnt. XIr.-IJutr, Is also a'.'fiuc- ceEsful the 'fishing and .sli'lpbuUdliie Iriduslrles Me Ta a. 11 Enter and a bard; hitter. Irrigation Southern Alberta History oft Irrigation Leading Up to the Present Need of Co- f -operation Between Governments for Solution of FinancialAld lo Farmers' Projec.ta. _ Optus Before [to Fore' WILL In the la'tlcr caEO the government, i transport. It was iie'ceeaafy yesleVday it la appeal to'lho conn- to IIno up.Iho nppllcanta In long lines try-Tflth'the dec'.arnlioirthat the chase und admit them to enroll a'Aocen at ol Vages' after prfccs could no', con- a time. H Is understood, however, tinue and .tlmtabe demandE ot. Ibal. vioii'e. of thei applicants.was de- had been resisted ,to protect finitely engaECd to serve, the 'ncces- the', commimlty. Another 'version ol. ally o[ empISyhiB YolUnteer'a uot'-lur- the in. auch a.contlupenc-y would be to chal- judgment of( the people whether "Ihe supremacy of parlia- ment be 'overthrown arid be replaced-- by ascendancy ot one clatB ot'.the' commUBliy." NO INTERVENTION ll ruraora bf.r'lntecvcnlipn by.otlier onB .lit the. controversy- betweeu Lhe jnlfiera'and Ittt'gpve'nunent have ceas- Sd th'o ;preB.eht, and., the combtinlloTof-.unions-ls .likely, ing" yet been reached: Such' a'-neces- It' is 'not present itself unless the ly join tbo strike: "-N MONDAY'S.DISOHERS LONDON; .Oct.- oc- carrod ItiiVsHernoori dur- ing demppatra'Jon'.iiyl" nnBmployed men who to Cremler- Llpyd Georgp -Several i ii ttUcniptB. lo'. hf eaft Ihrofigh the. po- Mexico aad Peru Fields Small in Compu-tsom Decbres Imperul Oil Expert WELL NORTH OF POST NO'RMAN A GUSHER __________ Ocl. program of big oil development In the north country is likely lo be mapped out-- as a result ol information sent from Ihc Edmonton office of Iraperiil Oil compauylto the head office; of the company confirming the news that a. real oil atrike .bad'-. been marie at Fort'Norman. T. A. IJnt, geologist In, charge of the work in the north, arrived here thlB'm'orning ot-'the'blE'- itrlkc- The-blggeet oil Held la the world is what has now been opened In the north, according lo Mr.'Link's Btory. It stretches all the way from Fort Sorraari lo the Arclio. coast, and the explorer Slefansspn waa on tho far end o! lie Telri vrheu he was on VIctorii'lBlaud.--The experimentation 1ia.6 absolutely proved "the eilstehce.pt an enormous body ot oil-bearlng'-rpek in-the ,Mc- Kencle tcrtilory, compared to which. Jlcilco and Peru are in lha miniature...'-.-; ClaSS. :10 Miles From Fort Samples ot the KorL Nornian were broughl'.ont.hy Mr. Link's.parly and be sent to oratories at Samla for, oil is said to be o( grade, with, a particularly high' content of gaso-V line. 'The strike wasimsde at a deplh of aboul 800 fect'in.thftvaampihole from ,-which oil; reported oerller in 'Ihe; BummerjW.asilakeni.at-..-.. Is tjirty iCopiicued Brl OUTHEUN' Alberta wants more land under irriga- tion; Sbuthern Alberta kmnvs that water in our streamai can available for at least acres more .considers it an economic waste to'dllow the water'to.go umued.1 .Southern Alberta needs a credit of to undertake irrigation exten- sion, which will be repaid as a direct re'sult of the increased productiveness irrigation water will b.ring to the f''. Iwp.gangs wero locked up In sepa'rato biit Iho- uproad continued Monday morning the.mason gang re- fused to .work ancj thoy wcro also lock ed up.' Throughput the day the shout 1ng of this ging conllnacd and 11 I pellevipd heard for .blocks. thp' frustrallu'g pt Ihe. plot as a general Jail delivery was ot the principal causos' for Ihp uproar, It via ajsa.known'Ifial men wero angry becaiiso they.bad hec- rofii'Kd tobacco. ll'has'been known that Inbacco hfts tho prison to'tho moo and with lha avcnuo Ihrongh thp tobacco, reached Ihcm being tho'pflaoBora wail.on slrlke, refusing lo work and demandlug to- bicco. It l.i said Ibat somo ot tho officials -who wero Irafflcklng In tobacco slop- ped It when.startling discoveries the alternated Jail delivery was made last week-and the convicts, seeing their source of lobacco cut off, arc..up m arms against this denial ot IhMr nnlawful privilege, Warden 1'oniiford has refused lo dfs- cuss Iho matter. WILL QREET PILOTS r. 'OF ALASKA FLIOHT .The. Bio Issue'- Thai 13 a Birnjis stateineal of what la described In a roctnt isiue of Mac- Iran's Magailne, as "Tno1 Big Slory of the Canadian West-Tpilay." Irrlga- ii'ls tho Isaac In-Southsrn Al. berta and will cootlnuo.no until every foot ot land fp'r lho.ro Is wnler available, either by: natural flow ot rivors or by.'rpservplrbyt, has. been .watered.. ppllllcal Issue, hut uo Cansdlaa'sistesman can be'ef- ficient without i thorough nndcralaiid- the' Blluatlpn; rlleclhmalion In Jnsl as much a'nallo'nal'ann1 provincial Oct. od d' tleneral Ilaron WranKCl, anll-Bolshevlk leader In South Russia, io lake Ihe KSkhovka bridgehead bavu failed heavy losses lo forces In killed and wounded and'ha material. TSo killed Include the general" coriiniaridlniT n cavalry corps.'- Gfehcral Wranjcl's troops have been ihrown behind tho Dnelper, thoy still control. Trotsky, Ihc Russian sovlel war mlnlslcr, la EBid lo be personally rilrccdng the Dnpljujrcanipalgn.. General Wrangcl haft filgned a law creating local zemfilvo.i which will illN'EOl.A, K V., Or.l. Inr-roachlnfc powers. lie said tlon officials here iibnncJ i to" send a] he hoped ivsrwoulj soPn end and Veritahle bevy of airplanes Inlo'lheUlial Ihe iemstvos woulcl'senc ciiiahlo ftlr lo greet Ihc tour crews of army dclexnlM to. Ihe iiadoual assembly filers, upon (heir return loday from tfhich will delcrmlho'the tnlnro char- lo-Nohic1; Alni'KS. 'lacli-i- yf Si'ssin. ;i problem today in Canada as It IB a national and state .problem in the United they are .niuch further advanced In irrigation..matters and liolh political have very definite planks in Ihelr ptattormfa looV Ing lo Iho extension of irritation for tbo reclaiming of-arid and lands. LclhbrJdEe. Is -jmlerlnlnlug today the leader of one of tho parlies in'Ihe Ilouso of Common's, is no doubt that ho will carry, away with Klm'a very dlBliifcv Iranrerfslon'of Ihe serlousnoss this prob lem is regardert here. However, spree Ihlng-of the hlsloo' ot Southern Alberta may not cOnlc.atiiiss Ql this" time. Our (Irrigation' History. Twenly years the pioneer irri gallon eyslem of Iho' Dominion.'ot Canada, was conalrucled horo by trie Alborla. Hallway and Irrigation com- absorbed by Ihp (1. This eyslem, laking walor from-Ihe SI. Mary's river, Irrigated .ftcres. ot land In Iho orlglnaMracl, whleli, during the paBl seasoft, has been' tended to icn-a ofliihd In Ih6 Harnwell nnd Taber dlslrlcia. Karly firming on Ibis project.was done during Iho days of transition of tho great Southern Alrerla planls from ranching lo wheat grow- ing, and In Iho rush of settlors to laVe up wheat, throughout this wide" lorrtlory, Iho Imporlcnce of Irrlaallon was forgotten. New settlers took good years with (he bad, n.s Ihoy (In In all .new countries, and on Ihfl whole Ihey mftde money bedauso Ihe land was new and rich, antl bcraiiso of Ihe rise In land values. But experience of Icn or titlcen years Inught Ibcm lhal there weft recurring dry years when the rainfall waa not aulticlcnl io grow crop's sue- rcssfiilly. In [MOJlgU, I9li .nmf JplS Thus Ihe' session.Srhlch usually, starts a t'hln house" and the nlscnsBlon-oI UD important tgund'.'lhejower Chamber "crowded in 'anticipation 'ol an Immcdlale -the coal strike. '''Proceed With Irish. Ocl. government 'intends lo proceed with the.go'van- nient-of Ireland bill, It was declared by Andrew IJpnat Law, the government leader, in answering, a question in the house ot commons 'today.; Tho an- nouncement was greeted vflth cheers, from Ihe coalition benches. Col. Malonc, Liberal, member Irom Ihe cfl.il division ot Leyton, Essex, de- manded-lo know whether-Ihe govern- ment "Intended mcanllme tn continue murder reprisals." This >rpugbt cries, of from the lobri x Mr. Donar it s Ibe Intention ol the government to the policy of. murder. Sir Hamar Orecnwopd, "chief secre ary for Ireland, lhal since January 1, policemen to the- nuniber with IS of tlie military had ueeu Ireland and laO of the police G6 of Ihe mlliUry.-.. hed been wpunOed. 1'ollce barracks lo Ihe num been altacked and most of Ihem dwtroyed. There been-an orsanlzed allcmpt to boycolt tho police and Ihclr relatives. Slrillar.iar salrt he could.not detail miles, 'yards from tha .rivefj Gusher f-.U.V; j Btrnck it came i-.. First tlie 611 Thanksgiving Day is Signal For Cleanup r In Towns Along Pass Twenty-nine Information Laid By Liquor Act Enforce- ment Squad Operating in Five Police Officer Alleged To Have Used and Is Now Under Arrest Continued on Page J'lvp Officers ot the.Liquor Deparlmenl oC ihe AltorneyXieneral's Doparlment havo been particularly active just late- ly to' fcrrcillng out and bringing to trial llipso who have contravened Ihc Liquor Act by uulawtal'.y Dclllng li- quor. Following several prosecutions in. Lclhbridge, where eleven different persons .we're, brought liefore Iho A.P. i1. on Saturday, and fined in the asgrccaie.of Ihe oJicials, wht" arc working under Chief Dnlcc- live Heskclh ot Ihe l.lQiior Deparl- menl, left for Ihe Crow's Nest. Ileru hey wore s'ucccssfnl twenty- Ine different parties simultaneously ji nialrmorc, Hcllevuc, Hlllcrcsl. Coleman nnd l-'rank on" Thanksgiving tay. All tlie. parlies charged with Ihe lulawful sale'of liquor will appear he ore Ihe dnc coureo. An 'incident' In Ihe of the ifficlals of Ihe Liquor Department, as epbrlcil lo Ihe Herald from Ulair Iho vroaecullon ot one of, hem tor the alleged hold-up and rob- icry ot the clerk ot tho Cosmopnlllan Hotel, nlalirnore, J. Clarldge. H s stated lhat.tli'c officer, prank DC- dney, hail sorne'.words with Ihe hotel over Ihc'charge niaOs for his Toss. Full particulars ol Ihe prosecu- lions have nol yet come to hand. Al :he local A.l'.P. headquarters nothing ins teen heard ol what had transpired. In that tlie prosecutions outside the proper, coming -under the head of the special Liquor .Depart- ment ct the Altorncy-Gcnoral'B.office. Tho iletectlvcs when Ihey IcrtJxilh- 0. B.-U: Strike Endid in Crow's Nest Tassi Will Follow Suit (Sptcial to The Herald) FEHN1E, B. .0., OcU miners are going to Work here some having oohe up on the "morning shift and ex-' peeled to go on afternoon thift. This brlngt t6, an end thei .elrlke anii it i> expecttd that work will be continuous, The action hire -will bs followed'-at Michel I! work has not already .started at that camp. POLAND WABNED LONDOK, Ocl. fiolo rogorillni Iho Vlin.l hltuatlon was handed to th Polish government Sunday by thi Frcihch anil Urlllsh rcprcsentallves Ii Warsaw. The nolo didsrod Ihe.B lied government considered Iho oc cupallon of Vllna conlrsry to Iho ar mlsllco with Llthliiinlft concluileJ thioupih Ihn rnedlallon of tho Lcaeiic ol Nallons- and. contrary; lo Iho nssilr ah'ccs-glveli by Pqland.Uj Iho.' alllc and tho U'ague of-Nallpln. The nolc trle'ddly but flra. Bridge hul nlnolee'ii warrants wilh them. In the air lo. 15 morB.-.above thtpfop derrick -The well- was have been left In charge winter, the rest, of the. drilling" crew coming pot will! Mr. Link.'.'- t There IB not supposed, lo'he any connecSibn between the 'MacKenzIc oil field -tbuB tapped at Fort Normiu and Ihe Mid Point on Cireal Slave lake .and .It .is ezpected-Ihrit drilling will he'" conducted at the lat- ter place in the hope of Ending still "anolher supply." Rellablo reports from Forl Norman give the capacity ot the big well .barrels idally. RefinersWill Present Case On Wednesday Legal Difficulties in Absolute Sugar Embargo Likely Point Way Out Commander TyJec (he Coasl on First.Air JPIighl Across Canada a. ni., completing tbo tranE- Caiiilda airplane Alglil." The fllshl was started tho morn- al' Halifax, X. S. VAXCOUVKIl, ing Ihc last miles lu Soyilnutcs, Cominaniler Tylcc .dud Haptain A. G. room. Uo considered that lio had I Thompson, pllol. lauded, here nl ieen In Hie dlspuln1 thai'followed, U Is alleged he pulled ils'Siin'on further thai ;e fercilily extracted Iho sum of rom the cash register. The case will coma-up''before Jnnllce of Peace Grcs- mm on, Thursday. It Is sinlei'l Ihat al the time Hie Ki Jolms, currenco-look place the hotel lobby i rns full of people nnrt seisin? what ______ ras about lo happen they made a! t hasty cxll. JYAIiB The doings'which took place in the Pass.on Thnnksglving Day havo nted a great deal.ot ej'cllemcnt In thej I _ Colonel llobert In 'command on Ifir.sl In's, crashul n'Bluirl llme'.laler bill not OTTAWA, tho' sugar- refiners present their case tomorrow morning there will be. It Is expected, a prac- tically lull gathering of members of the cabinet. While'Ihe fulure course of tho gov- ernment's policy, In regard to tho sug- ar order will'depend on data sllll to he BUhmltldd hy bolh sides In the case, 11 Is rumored thai legal dlfflcul- llcs lio in Ihe way of an absolute em- bargo.on tho Importation ot cheap Ani- crlcnn sugar. The legal position was emphasized by tho miniver of Justice In tho orrfer-in-councll under which Ih5 previous order Issued the Board ot Commerce was suspended. He then declared his convlclton that .nli Mainrilne: bosril had no power under the Wlle.blo.to'lt-1. make sucli .r. 'i 'f HARDING PLAN DINIED Ocl. ff Assumncen rtia.YO .been given Iho stale depa'rtmcnl by Coiml Do Beam, charge here, lhal Itie French government has uol given" autlifirily lo any 'one'lo'a'p'iyriKich Senator Ilord- i Ing .wllh that Hie 'i Inco lake' Ihe-lead In forming n new world association. I'UT THKHl Sl'KEN'QTH HEHIND FAHMKKS' CANDIDATK I'BNTICTOX, t'.. Oct. als of Vale have uiiahlrriously cndpra- cd Hie canrllrlaluro for Hie riding of O'll. KdBcll, previously, nomlnaled Jointly hy the V'nllert Farmers of Brit- ish Columbia and the rclurncd sol- diers' organization hf riding.. Tho bye-elet'llon. resolves llself linlo a siralghl conlesl between Col and .1. A, McKclvle, cdltdr 'ot 1 the Vcrnoii Newa, whp Is the Co'nso'rv randldatc. The bya-clecllon I" nil caused by Ihc re of lion. Marlln lliirrcll. lion IflnK was' present- Rl Ihf iconvciilliii! Thilfsdfcy ulglil bill look n order. HOUSEMAID KILLED Lf: i VAXCOliVBH, Oct. Mrn. A. Wise, aged a'honsemalp' emplpyqn al the Hole1. Vancouver'hero met her. death Jnslrljeforo midnight either. Ifbirf accident or sulcldo'by falling Irora p bKlcony on the eleventh floor.' his morning Ihe body w'as, discovered oh a'ledge which exlends 'mm tho first door, Sho had dropped 100 feet. f, SUQAR DROPS IN VANCOUVER VAXCOUVKR, Ocl. sugar" refinery' here iMs morn-: Ing announced a rcuntllpn In the iirlce' pr rcHncd sunnrj Of' {1.0'( a hundred, wholesale prlc drcd iioiiiids.'" ;