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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta YGMJUE ZIL ALBKUTA, WJiDNKSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1919 NUMBER 263 Farmers With 45 Seats Want Beck as Premier Alcclinj; of farmers A( Tuber Hears I'rojccl May Cosl SJ2 Acre I. A, I1RANCIJES WILL UNDERTAKE ORGANISATION COAL STRIKE SEEMS CERTAIN V MAY NOT AFFECT DISTRICT 18 WASHINGTON, Oct. was little, hope of averting by government mediation the strike of the bitum- inous coal miners set for Nov.-l, when representalives of the miners and operators resumed today their joint con- ference with Secretary of Labor Both sides stood firm over night, the miners refusing to waive any of iheir demands, while operators reiterated that it would be impossible to enter into negotiations in the face of the strike order which the union announced ivould not be withdrawn. District No. 18i U. M. W. of A. officials that so far they have not been instructed to down tools in this field in case of a strike in ihe SFates. FIERCE BATTLE FOR POSSESSION OF PETROGRAD BEING FOUGHT; 2 BOLSHEVIK DESTROYERS SUNK Herald Relief Fund McKcnzie and -Fielding Move Consideration of Dill Be .Deferred (Special to The Iler.iil) TADEH, OcL 21.-On Tuesday, Oct. ?3st, at In Iho Hcx.Thratrc, a ni3.5i meeting was held under Iho of Iho Tabcr Irrigation Develop- ment Association to consider the for- inalion ol an irrigation .district hi con- nection with the large irrigation pro-, joeL Tho chair taken liy Mr. Tom Martin, vice-president of Llic Tab- cr Irrigation Development Associalion. .After Plating tbc'object ot the Hireling Mr. Martin callcJ upon-Mr! F. H. Pet- Commlsaioner' of Irrigation to cpcak. TLo latter pointed out that since tbc last big Irrigation meeting IieltTin -Tabor 1bc Dominion govern- ment bad made known Its policy with respect- to irrigation, thai-it would iii akd'surreys" for' the projects "with that Ihe provincial EDvVrrinient and Hie local-would carry through'th'o rest of the scheme. Mr. Peters then proceeded to discuss tbc irrigation ly- ing Old 'Man Hirer on tho north, the" Milk Hirer on (bo south, And-PahOTvkl Lake on the acres of irrigable laud. This area, as .the showed was divided Into three Chin C6ulca.and.Etzl- kom Coulee and presented certain ficullics In the "way of construction. The-fipcakcr-then-dealt with the wat- er supply which ivould be drawn from the St. Mary's, the Milk, Iho Walerlon rind tlie'OH.Man Hirers. He traced how (hcsc jwoiild In all probat'lily bo linked up .with each other by a main cnnal, nnd also indt- calctl where the would, be. of Project The coal of Ihe propel he cstlm atcrl ot nuoul per acre, and Hit construction would Lc Xurider the Provincial Irrigation Dis- ti'ln Aul. "Tin surveyor iho propos-1 en Irrigation' district would not complete for another year, but he j saw no reason why they should r.oi i "proceed to organize thejr irrigation district jL once. 11 might lip lo organize simultaneously .the three i districts formed by. CLIii sn-l E'zl' Jcqni Coulees. Urges lo Act Mr, McClellan of Purple Springs was tflcn called upon lo apeak. Ho urged the organisation nt otUhc tils- trlcl lying between Iho Old Man river ami CbTn Coulee. Ho feared H noth- ing was done now Ihat would put one over on Iho Tabcr dia- IrlcU 3Io Map censured tho business ".men ol Tuber''for not being more ac- llvo In backing Ibo scheme and celled upon llicm to get bustf nnd lead. tho people in this matter. the Government Pclcraon ot Harnwell, also faVr crcd Immediate acllon In order to lihow'the government lhal_thc people really wanted the water. Ilia big fear was lest Iho United. Slalcsimlght get away wim more water from Iho St. Marys river llinji Lhelr proper share, urged thnl pc-asiirc bo bought to bear upon th'c Canadian government tb have the'dispute between Iho two, Governments 'over (bo waters of Ihc St. Mary.i' river selllcd as soon as poss- ible. Proceed lo Organize Mayor Vlekery expressed tbo deep Interest of Ihe town and town council In the scheme anil back tt lo Ihe limit, while Mr. lllennfir-IfaBsell president of tho Hoard of Trade, told wlial the hoard of trade hud already dona lo further tho project. It wn.i moYCfl by Mr. UuncTnl, seconded by Mr. Porry and carried, that Iho meet- )ni? proceed to orgahlzo (he Irrigation dl.Hriet lying between tho Old Man Hlver nml Chin Coulee. 11 waft Ihcn d'ecldcil lo leave the organization of ihe dlstricl'ln the 'bands of .thn'three Irrigation development associations of Tabiir, Grassy .Like and Purple Tbc mcciing'lhftn cd. Caribou Invasion, Dawson Millions Of Animals Trek And Thrifty Dawson City Dwellers Laying in Winter Supply of Meat to Beat Down Old H. C. of L-T-Cbeaper Than Beef-at 80 Cents- Pound. SON, Y. T., '-'Canadian in nn- lold, llioiiaands ETC ranging the' hills within fiTg mUes ot'Damson and over nn arc a" or 50 wide ly ion raljes In length. Every bill and the- herds! from Glacier CrecK travelled-- tb'ei main v. road through Iho "'cenlre. of the herds Biid .they. esMmal'o that there are hundreds of tliou- _-.9anda and possibly mllltonH of ani- mals in the prcat nEScrnbly. Da WE on people are leaving here In squads to secure their meal supply.. find mut- selliilg litre at from CD to" SO- cents a pound, the caribou, afford great rclldr from the high'cost of living. Women, boys and girls are joining men In the big hunt. temperature at- .-Da'wfedn 'ngaitf icro, and Lue Yukon river ia The the-last "steamer' White.Horse Erom-thc lower rtvcr) passed .here'. Sunday. She and the other river steamers now .are safe alJove the danger poinls. There will be no'more boats into Dawson this season. first' orerland stage ol llm Venson-left r- for Iho coast on Monday, DIVISION. ON .-AMENDMENT MAY TAKE PLACE TODAY OTTAWA, Oct. ob- jections Lo Ihe adoption by fiarllameiit al the present session of the Grand Trunk bill- was. set forth iii an amend- inciiL'offered by D. p. McKcnzie at Ihe close or a longiiessiun today. H ivas seconded hr Hon. W. S. Fielding. The amendment, whichTdcclares -thai it would he hoth iiirrovldent aodJnex- pert to init Ihe leg'slation through, tti'e .house Ibis scssiqn. Is as fol- ows: "That thc.hill be not read a ssconS .lime, LuitTLhat the house do .now come to Hid nrcposes an uncor 1 lahrbut addlllou to 4hc .debt of the 'DomiaJLii at fl Urns when cxUtln? oriains out of'the ami "Vastly In excc33 ot all previous-. bWigalloiis as to give much-cause" for aaxie'.y on "the part o[ all who ore concerntd iu'ttie linan daJ-poBitiDu'cif CanaddL and the irain iitntincc.o.f "Drys" Aggnegate Million Majority In Ontario Vote i TORONTO, Oct. million majority for the. "drys" hat already been piled up In the aggregate result of the voting on the four queEtlons of Ihe referendum on Monday. The followind Is- analysis of returns uji to 1 p.m.- today and they are s'lll coming wifn big for Ihe "noes." Qveillon No. 1, Vet, 221.B7T; No, Dry majority, Question No. 1, Dry majority, Question No. 3, Yei, No, .Dry majority, Question No. 4, No, Dry Total majority, (The above Is the tabulation of the Ontario referendum BIG SNOWSTORM HOLDS THE WEST IN ITS GRIP Aa uaual !l past tho IrrJgiillon meeting was on. McCflEA ELECTED -SUpmiHY, Onl., Ocl. (.urns'complete this morning, Ihern la All Western from Rockies lo Winnipeg'Is making in- timate In lance wflh the Slorm King todp.y, pnd.Bbnlfiern Alberla la no cicepUon.lo Ibo rnle. Snow Is reported'ns Tailing Jn-pj-QCtlcally every point report- ing mcleorolftglcal obsorvaLlons. Snow began to fall in' Lclh- hridgc ahoul 10 o'clock evening following' heavy ratnu throughout Iho by 10 o'clock this rnoyntng-thc Kxpcrl- mental Fft'rm obsarvalory reported the ground covered ivllh four Inched of anow. C.P.K. general oTtlcca here report enow falling heavily all over Iho division from Aldtrsyde lo tho bcrtindary and from Crows Neat to Dunnfore. appfeara lo havd hat! the heaviest ot the 'south ivllh five and one-half inches up lo 7 o'clock (his morning. Cards- Ion nlso renorls ii.lieivy lall, At the tolfll prcclpl- Intton during the" sriowatornv and' Hie rain preceding H has reached .72 Inches, making Ihe lolal Tor Iho itionlh of Octohcr Ihe, year lo tlalo 9.76 Incho'a, P.B against 7.C1 Inches fot-lhc-whole or 1918. f At Regfna REOINA, OcL has bee held ,In the.'grip ot a snowstorm for feU here last iilghl to the depth of nearly three-Inches and the tempera-' tnro is (ailing. At Moose Jaw MOOSfc' JAW, S.isk., Oct. ing the past 24 hours, snow has fallen In this dlslrict.lo.yT dcplh ot four in- ches. At Edmonton EDMOXTONp OcL lieavy. 5nov.'fall which sLarLcfl Sunday night still continues and the ground covered (o a depth of nearly, one fooL At Saskatoon 3ASKATOOX. OcL of snow fell here lasl nlghl. Weather remains cloudy, with rising tempera- lure, hours that nt tlmta .._ the proportions o( a bllzxard, Tho. la five. Inches deerj nnd bad- ly Toward noon today Iho sun flllerlng1 through the clouds, I bill (he ivcathcr fa far from .Bttlled (toirbt.of the re-election of Charles a wind-fa .Bill! blowing. Snow McCraey In con- ftre clearing the Ifo lijie'pi mr.lnrJty of MS tracks nnd njj'eV Col. Arthurs, [he candl-1 At Prlficc Albert dftlo. .i PHI.VCiJ ALBb'KVr Pel, NO DECISION MADE BY FARMERS TOHONTO, Oct. It was' evident this afternoon the VnilcJ Formers of Ohlnrlo, ;il thefr prlrale Tneetlng here, -.voiilil hot reach any decision on matters relating lo leader- sli'p or policy till this evening' nnd possibly not until tpmdr- row. Ueut.-Col, J. 51. Frftser, chairman ol Vbt Farmers' Vub- llshlng company. Is In Ihe chair. of the farmer elected on Mondny arc In nttendance, In addition Hon. T. A. rVcra'r. n.'-1L Hnl- bert, Tl. A. lliirnaby and II. were' prominent tigrlcuUurlsIa pres- ent. X1 a'Study house and the poo 'pie flial rbjnibly "be-given in the cln.v.-ig -lays-.ot'the sess.on. "That llin present tession or par Main col '-vj? called ftAn special JX-SQ Tvhlei alrtddy has been lillshcd. '-That n.i -Wcdnaci ay, October :S the honoraLle minister of and acting na-Teader-Of the 'house in the absence of tbe.primi minister, slntcd that the. govern mcni's expectation ivns ItQt tbi session would close" within Ihe Ihei clirront iveek. "That under such circumstance the Introduction by the govcrnmen of a measure of such great import Tincc ns the acquisition of the ral way and property ot the Grand Trun c6mpany of Canada is improviden and Inexpedient. for these reasons the fui Vlier conslncraUon ot Ihe bill nc dc lerred until a future Be BE Ion of this Says Deficit Is Large During tlif. course ot his speech, Mr. McKenzlB gave'.Ilgurcs. whicli he said made It clear tbal the total-amount for-'which Hie Grand Trunk, is liable Annually nnd which Canada will ns- fiumejs in excess of. a year. The net balance on operation last year he-put at less :rmn and the'yearly deficit at upwards ot For nil government roads he placed the'annual deficit p.t oVer. Mr. McKenzle aaid that when the gov- ernment could, not afford to give more money lo the soldiers, II should not be purchasing old railway sys- tems. Rowel I Defends Measure Replying-to the opp'oslllon leaders, lion, N: Rowell.declared that ihe ada had id condl .Ihe privately-owned .roads.'1 Public ownership, be said, wns already an catahllshed fact In biit (he government lias an incomplete ays- I cm It a business pro- ppslllori to ttic Grand TvunV. By government ownership, the coun- try would cacapo Ihe bad influcnco for whfch railway corporallong havo been responsible for Jn tb6 past. This would be .1 good thing for the country, evciYit money was losl In connection wllh the operation of the roads. fn Mr. Kdwell said that dc- ley would, g'.ve opponents of Iho gov- ernment'a proiiosnl .time lo organize their opposition. There would, he no ndvanlago in delay. It. U Richardson moved Ibo ad- journment of the debate. The division on Mr. McKcnzlo's amendment will lake- place cither to- morrow night or on Thursday, after The Herald docs not believe thai iho' people of Let Kb ridge aro Indifferent to the needs of 3. grer.t many sellers' families through- ouL-thn drouth district. "BuL seema lo be some apathy In under- -taking to Lclp with c.nsli the noblo Ttork the Women's Civic Is doing In endeavoring lo provide shoes and clothing for fainilic.s of sctllcrs who aro unable lo pro- cure them iqr themselves. Prob- ably there Is lack OL rcalizaiion that there are many such families, hut Mr. Alcr. Harran, of the Citi- zens' Lumber Co., vho has just returned from a country trip, as- sures the Herald that, no iunr5 worthy cause ever tho attention ot citizens. lie was out TiirJn way tnc other day .and riilLed one family of nine, Tlfero are five of Ihe-chlldrcn who arc cooped up In the house in today's storm. Why? They have no shoes, and only Ihe thinnest nl clothing. The family is deserr- Ing, making a'brave [igliL lo keep going and to hold Ihe land which will yet make, them .prosperous. "If this campaign were for Instead'of it would not 6e loo much-lo underlake' the work the Civic Club-is trying lo do." The. Herald -hopes Ihe citizens will realize: Lhc Bituallon. So far as Lethbridge and its future proa-' ricrily in the com- munity is concerned, Ihis cam- paign is of Juat.aa jpuch import- aiice. as ihe Victory--LoanN And .tiVrqi-lfa community ecrvlco hev hini-It. the-Hciv old. V off with', yonn ,Baliscri p- tton." ft will be, acknowledged in Lhla cblumn'and. lumed over lo.lhe Women's .Civic, Club... Subscrln- dale: v A. Harron.................J 5.00 Lelhbridgo Herald Publish- Baalim Motor Co. ..-.......t G.OO Allies Capture Another Important Point in Ring About sian Having Touble With Counter- Revolution Movement in Front Troops From Moscow Reinforce PetrograH Defenders Warships at Riga Fired on by Germans. HELSINGFORS, Oct. capture of Krasnafa Gardka, on the Gulf of Finland, nearly opposite Kronsladt, by the northwestern. Russian army Is announced from that army's headquarters today. The capture was effected on Monday after severe fighting. The battle far Petr'o- orad Is'still continuing with a heavy engagement six and a half mllei. south of th'c city. Bolshevik regiments from Moscow-are taking part tn the defense of Pctrograd, the headquarters announce. SOVIETS FACIISfG COUNTER REVOLUTION LONDON, Oct. dispatch to the Central News from Helsiogfors, thGt rueslan newspapers arriving there report a state of rebellion In and around Petrograd and the discovery of a counterrevolutionary movement In the Bolshevik (rent lines. TWO BOLSHEVIK DESTROYEnS SUNK LONDON, OCL Bolshevik torpcdcboat destroyers were sunk in Koperia Bay, Gulf of Finland, they to attack Esthonlan vessels and British destroyers on'Tuesday, the admiralty an- nounced today. -Six survivors from the Bolshevfk vessels were picked up. The British and EsLhonlans suffered no casualties. Relief Offices Destroyed LONDON, Oct. at niga ot the American relict Europe children's funds were destroyed by a high ciplos'.ve shell on Monday, according lo a dispatch to Lbc hnanquarlcra of tbc organization here. Thti feeding .of.Ihe children Is to proceed as before. Fire on Britlsh'Wafshjps COPENHAGEN, artillery at niga fii. _ .._. fihlpa at trie moulh ot the Sunday, according lo, a rVport 6tJ the Letllsb general and-.on" Monday the British, lire, shelling German .positions .nftar Ibe Riga--is .being .bppibarded' hy heavy German" art'llery whfcb IB, iialnj the been killed or n'oiindedlX _ OcL; fired ori'Brilsli war- Dewart Wants To Be-fremier So He Tells The Press whofc railway situation la Cana arfscn1 out of Ihe "bedevilled TORONTO, Oct. Hartley De- .Liberal leader Tn On- tario, handed out a statement to- night In which' he, rapped Lieut- Governor Sir-John tfendrie for havin'y intimated to Ihe evening that his honor "believed clrcurn- itanceV he could call on In the or out of it and ask him lo" form a government." Mr. be'wa'rt stated that the per- son to -whom- the lieutenant-gov- ernor chould'-Took to form a gdv- ernment "the successful leader of-tbe Liberal party." Allies Prepare To Try The Kaiser Northwest Army's Progress HELSIXGFOIIS, OcL of Ihe northwest army have reached.-: Tsarskala-Slavlanha, south of Tsar-. shoe-Selo and Pavlovsk. Tbc Uolshe-. vlst troops, :i is said'ln the hcadnuar- lers report, arc reslsllng ohslinately and arc holding iip lUe advance lo a certain extent.. Keep Up Soviet Blockade PARIS, Oct. supreme coun- c'l today refused 14 grant the .request of thti German gorcrnmeril .that Gcr-r mah.Iishing boats, trawlers anQ coast- wise TCSECls .be piempled, from -'the, measures of surveillance .by Ihe allied Heels In the Baltic.'' Tbe council ruled that there could., be no modification of soviet in'-connection "with taken, but that the" Farmer and Labor: Enough To Government Two More Seals Fall lo Farmer Candiejales in Ontario Giving' Them 45, Which WitK Labor and Indepfcndents Gives CoiUrol of or Majority in May Be Asked tb Form Government Bui Will Fail and Farmers Then Will Have Now -Con- ferring With Beck Whom They Want to be Premier. wlutti It Is the ay move another LONDON, Oct. ncccs- sarj- prcpnralipiis for Hie (rial of former Emperor William arc being niatlc, il wns (innounccd in house ofToinmons by- niiV-BoHiiv-Law, Hie :nctit, lender. The request .lo flic Ncllicrliiiuls govcriuhciil for llic siiiTciulcr of Ihe cx-cm- >eror, lie explained, could uoi be made tinlil ;ill llic powers linil signed liic pcftcc licaly. ROME SHAKEN BY-'QUAKE HOVB, Oct. w.13 shaken by an carthfiuako al o'clock tMa moVnfnp, the Iremor waiting up the iionulatlpn still In bed and lasllng a tew seconds. No rcrorls tin to the damage dono have Ba yet.bdfn rcccfvcd. CUBAN WOMEN MAY GET THE SUFFRAGE HAVANA, Oct. Lions In favor of the right of suffrage lo Cuban woni6n and calling for par- Llclpatlon by Cuba In the.lcaguo of na- tions hnvd been, placed In the revised platform of the Ubcral :rarty. This aci'.oli.M.'aB.lakonryeilcriliiy at a mwt- inc olittie directors oMno' jarty ft ftft'.-fe '.-.'t BARON BYNfl OF VIMY; A TRIBUTE-TO CANADA Oct. (C.A.P.V Hyng, on his election to tho pfieragc.l. takes..the title ol Darin of Vlmy. Ad- plral Hcally.. becomes Ilaron heafly of tho North Sea nnd ol s..-