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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOIX'UK XII. LJCTHHIUDUK. ALBUlTA. TUESDAY, OCTOBKll 21, 1919 FARMERS CAPTURE THE ONTARIO ELECTION Hearst Government Snowed Under-iFarmers Have 42 Seats in New House Ontario Goes Dry Again by Majority Ministers Go Down To Defeat City of Toronto Piled up Large Dry and- Hamilton Voled Vote Strongly in Dry Coming in Slowly But Issue Never in Be Big' "Four Noes" Majority on Final Count. TORONTO, OcL the partial return from various outlying constituencies in vo'.kng on the referendum were received here today evident that the majority Tor the prohibitionists rolling up heavily. Even the city of Toronto, in the last received summary of the, results, showed a majority for dry5 on all The surtimary for the entire province as compiled on results received Up till p.m. indicated the following totals jind majorities forMhc ''noes." Question No. 1, Yes, Questron No. 2, Yes, 174.947; No, Question No. 3, Yes, Question 47 Yes, No, Dry majority, Dry majority, 40297. Dry majority, Dry majority, Chairman or tlie Hydro Commission, who dou'n to defeat in London before a opponent.. -TORONTO, ;0d. -.21. goes ''dry1' by an overwhelming majority. The counting of the ballots In, the political campaign has priority .over the referendum count and therefore the figures on latter -vets were Ircomplete this' morning. It Is already evl-, However, thsl the majority In favo'r'of'prchibitlbn will be huge. 'Wilh'-.lhe object of '-scertalning the jaxlEnl-of-Ahe fiwetplng prohl- billon- summary was msde of urban centres, v.lng Windsor. ajid plhrr cij.ios, which were notably on the side of prohl-- This estimate' gives ample "no'J- majorities for questions one and three, upon c-lrvslng 'of the bars anJ private, liquor shops hifi'ges. In regard to ques- tions two and providing f or __ government sale of I lent beer and spirits jpvernnient chops, small majorities were given for government sale, RURAL RIDINGS DRY- Throughout the province gener- ally, however, and In rural ridings especially, the prohibition sweep la-ovcrv.'helmingly great, come Voting three to one In favor of hi bit I on. Other-. Incomplete re- ports Indicate that the prohibition majority Is general through'out the country. Along the .Niagara frontier, where there had been that a, heavy vote In favor of th'e restora- V tlon of licenses would be cast, safe majorities for prohibition are reported. The also voted dry. Kitchener was one of Ins outstanding "wet" constituen- cies.' It is Impossible at this hour lo Five Ministers, 1 Among Them, Defeated PREMIER HEARST besides seeing his government defeated in was liim- sclE personally-, defeated at the by a Labor man. HON. T. W. McGAHRV One ot tie five cabinet "ministers de- feated- He went down In South Ben Tien-. GREAIKI LANDSLIDE Group Voting Fever Sweeps Over Ontario, and Result is Political Mix-up With U.F.O. on Top of Ministers Go Down to Somewhat .Weaker in New Elected by Over 5000 Will Form New Ministry? govcrjmifCiL wcrer. TORONTO, OcL members of Premier Hearst's lo suffer defeat I. 13.. I.UOAS. at- CTrn're Grey; W! Mirfiarry. r-rcvin- ci'il treasurer. Koii: rinlny ML l.i rib id, juiaii-' ks, 4j Herald Fund I ter of public works East; -H1PV D. Mc Thinks They Will Have Candiilale in Most Prairie Scats (Continued or. Page Four) TVINNIPliG. pel. lie be- lieved farmer candlilales would, wllh very few exceptions, be nominated In the rural conslltuenc-'es ip three prairie provinces at. lllie nexl Dominion clcc- tEou, was- the made today by Rodcrlclv >iacKonzle, Tice-prcai- .dent of lliu Canadian Council of Agri- culture. Farmer, candldatc.9 vrould cnlcr the ficM tho nallonal-pollcy aa ouL- 1'ncd by the organized farmers. The purpose was to have all (ho rural con- st! Luenclcs represented by fanners. Mils was accomplished, he thought; loo Onlaflo results would be raoro Hi an duplicated In the west. Iho' provincial elections1 in the weal, Mr. MacKcnzTo sottl that he did not nnllc'patc that a candidate bf fii'flrmera1 parly would be.placed In the field, ns In the three prairie prov- inces (ht proTincEal In closer touch with the fftrmera than tho -HearaL government ot Ontario, Indications up lo. the present, .he'de- clared, have hccn .that the (armcrE1 movement In tho west will confine Us Activities lo national Issues for somo time Lo conic. lie pointed out that in tlio Manitoba leglslnturc the majority of (he mem- bers ivcrc fflrnicrs; n similar condi- lion prevailed, In Saskatchewan and Alberto, New Minister of finance Seat- ed Following Acclamation on Monday OTTAWA, Oct. Henry Dray- ton. ml n fa tor of finance-, look Ills seal in Iho house thin attrrnoon ainld'loud cheers, lie wag Introduced by Sir TUNNEL IN REFUSE 10 J TORONTO, Oct. Star, which supported SfrN William He anil bscausd, as rt explains, It had applauded his stand on pro- hlbltfan, says: "It seems probable that the will decline to form a government either of its own or in fusion "With one of the other parties, but remain aside, holding the balance of power and ,able at any lime, especially with 'the fourth group of labor and In- dependent mernhers, to defeat any ndniTnistrat.ton that may be form- ed. Everything is uncertain ex- cept that a period of hectic poli- tics stretches ahead for some die- 'cirldreiKare wearing out their, clothes; and. 1 am not able lo buy new ones Tor w.e have had .no. ;crpp 'children arc-gains to school and" they have three miles''lo .Milk River mother. From Travers, from soath of Macleod, [rom Foremost, from Milk River, are coming appeals to the Women's Civic-Club such as the above. Naturally the Herald can- not present all Lhe -facts in Ihe rarions unfortunate victims ol two dry years do not care lo liave Iheir' predicament paraded before the do. not want simply waul a chance lo get Llirongli tlie winter'till a new crop cornea. II would, be n crime for Southern Alber'lans, for tha sake ol n. few dollars' legitimate relief, "to lose theso -hnmc-makera who will yet make good In this country. The "Women's Civic Club is malting a thorough canvass ot the need for relict throughout Ihe south, and Is convinced that cash will bo needed In a del 111 on lo'donnllons of ..good secondhand clothing. At .Ihe earnest solicitation of these ladles the Herald has opened up Iho "Rerold Relief with ns the objective- you help? It hie for future' action. The -whom'lhcre wiJI'be "mw houie, art energetically preparing to their presence felt In 'the' legfilative 1, 'v; The constituency hie'ntlq'ricd In the above as Is doubt Is IngLonr with Lieut. Col. Prltchard, Conservative, and A. Hillyerr U.F.6., contending the seat L. The defeat of the Conservatives due ilmott entirely ID the tremendous 4ole rolfed, up by. the United Farmers' candidate! and the.Labor men, took 43 and 12 tsats, respectively. The despite their vlctisry o? five seals In Tory Toronto, stand In the legislature practically a.i tfiey wzre Irl fie-last house.' MUST BE COMBJNATION OF PARTIES 1 The largest single party In the ,new house will be that of the Farmers, alliance with either of tha older parties and the Labor, members, can-commapd .3, large working majorlly. Just what will he the next government' of Ontario It Is Impossible to foresee at this time'. It Is doubtful'If the point will be settled until the new leg- -l islature.meels, As the matter etanda the-government of Sir William Hearst will remain In power unill the house meett. HEARST WILL TRY FIRST If Tn the ,lntervenlng time, the prfmo mlnleter has not aucceeded Tn reaching a working .agreement with any. other party Tn the house, he of course, tender his realgnatlon to the lieutenant-governor, who will then have to.1 turn to either Hartley Dewart, leader bf tho Liberals, or to the United Farmer representation. But neither the Liberals- nor the Farmers can form" a government, itaridlng alone, and whichever h called upon to'lead must form a union cabinet or give up the taik. -A new election might clear tha altuailon. Whatever may be the outcome. It la almoit certi1nNthat Ontario's new government will be a fusion sort either one of and Laborites or Liberals." and-Labor. RESULTS AT A GLANCE (Thla llsl aiipcrcsdea that ivlilch ap- peared In Tuesday's noon edition.) TORONTO, Oct. following are the'complete results ol lho( elect- ions In tho prOTlnco ol Ontario yes- terday, ivith majorities o( tbe.success- Inl candidates United Farmers of Ontario. Elected Branl 0 Nixon, Brute W. II. Fenlon, SO. N S. Grant, K.' Stack. Cas'scllmaii, JOOO. Durham S: Staples. Eloln McVlcar, 1100. Elgin G. Cameron, 1566. Eisek J. Enex Fox, 100. A. Ross, Croy S. Carmfchael, 1C6 Grey J. Taylor. Stringer, F. Ford, 250. (Continued on Pago. Four.) NEW TRIAL FOR SISTIAGE Oct. will bo a new trial for John Slstlage, charged With Inc murder of John McClccvIs, at Drumheller on Juno 15 of this year. In the first trial ot the man, which concluded last night, Iho ed Jusllco Sluarl at an early hour this mbrnlng that they could not agree And they were discharged and a new trial ortleretl. Slsltago was rhnrgcJ with the murder of .McCecvIs, who was his roommate !n the shack In which they lived at DriirnheHcr, J LONDON, Oct. fortrbas b( LONDON, Ott. has been retaken by the Eolehtvlk, who also have defeated nine regl- menls of Gen. Memcntoff's army outside of Voronezh, according to a wireless dispatch out-by the soviet government At COW, x. LEAVES PETROGRAD Oct. njEsnry ZlnoVleff, the chief 'Bol ehevik government. live in Pttrogrnd, has withdrawn from that ellyf hlrrt men'abls to bear ing to reports to the, German press. The official documents and cash, il la have been taken to Moscow. Bolshevik Resistance Stronger OrL Gen. YudenKch hag slronff Bolshevist resistance beyond -Pul- kovo, about seven mllca south of Pet rograd. Mo has, therefore, halted III' advance (o -concentrate his force? whllo awaiting reinforcements and heavy artillery. One hundred, guns rearhpd hla p.rmy today, Kronitadt Held By Bofahles Kronsladt was still In the hands of the .Rolshcvlki on Sunday, nccordlrz to a dispatch to Ihe Dally Mall from slievlst forces concentrated nt Odolf. OH Like Pclpu.i, which constituted a most serious, threat to the rear ot iVlnn hnvA I.Ann Atcnnr. Terjlokl, Finland, from which Yudenltch, hate hecn dispersed, the Hcd flag was then Tlslblo at the IThls. removed1 the menace of nn