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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xm. LETHBWDGE. ALMOsTA. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1920 NUMBER CAST YOUR VOTE ONiMONDAlTS REFERENDUM B.C. RESULT STIRS UP BOTH DRYS AND WETS; LARGER VOTE LIKEL Y Open from 6 to 6 in Leth- bridtfe Organization Depending on Heavy Silent Keen as Campaign Closes Foils for voting '.a the prohibi- tion 'referendum on Monday will bo opened at" C a.m. and will close n.m. Altogether then "are' 12 polls In_the" city, tour on Iho north sideband eight'orutho'soutk side; .slliu'Jiid-.'lii seven 'polling 'i tin Ihe til side, and flvo oli -the south side. The "oiling stations on the are as follows.' No S2, in the Min- ers' Lib'rary (this been Changed from the' Miners' HalLas orlglnallj tso S3, In the gymnasium of School (three rolls) On the side No 84, bo In I School, No m tho Central School (three No-, 86, !n the old Labor Temple now a garage (two m the old Court'aud School, fcow J. latnt SS, in Uie sample room opposite KB 1 Fife Hall, in (he Donnan block where the offices were situated Interest Revived What lias hrfn Inter csl In the referendum has louslderablv reviled m'the last 24 hours' Tollou ing the result of the B 0 election there has been much pep and ginger introduced The "Drjs awakened to the (act that it is not altogether a foregone conclusion as at first rackoneJ, that the> will score an easj aud big victory, -ind, realize thnt energy and concentration arc to finishing louche on the campaign to make II not been doing any'iiarllcular observable cam liaign work, relying on'the silent vojp, Their have clatcd'ovej the result of Iho Brj 6 'election, and the outlook Is re- garded by thosV who are in the forefront as more hopetu! With this in %lew an energetic last rain lite campaign will he relied on to rall> the forces for polling day It Is on ihe cards that more will go to (he poll on hath sides than at flrit thought irf the slowness la register and the fight Is ex peeled to be keener than a good many had reason to anllcl rate, Little Interest In Alberta from airdistrlcts hi-Northern Alberta iiidl; cate that there Is no great intqrest in Monday's referendum Registration of voters wab light, and so, while a lirge percentage of those on the lists will vote, percentage of those en- titled to vole who will cast their bal lols will not be heavy All indications point to a Inrge majority In favor of prohibiting importation, the headquar tors of.the provincial temperance or- ganization claiming a majority ot-at least 50000 The temperance forces been aided In their campaign In the coim try, districts by the farmers' organlza1 lions, both, of men and women. What Vote Premier Stewart' of Alberta at the taken heart- and. many are claiming a victory now. --Straw votes taken in he parlj- ent buildings and city hall show an Aiost equal division of op nl on l In the .we.ts havl n s a slight BRITISH RMLWAY MEN POSTPONE STRIKE TORONTO PASTOR WANTS TO KNOW WHO IS BEHIiVD "COMMITTEE OF ONE .HUNDRED" TO INVESTIGATE THE 1NX IRELAND REPRESENTATIVES OF MINERS AND OWNERS MEET GOVERNMENT cdgo on tne drought. defenders. Newspaper have :eeii used extensively In'thecampaiga n the interests of prohibition. 'On- the other hand, the Wet forces f there are have not attempted open campaigning 1 Manitoba Campalfln Closes WINNIPEG, Oct (Canadian, 'ress After a campaign marked by any signal feature, men'sTid of Manitoba go to the potk> Monday o decide one aspect the ifijuor ques tlon, whether or lib'. Importation from other, provinces is to; he continued Advertising issued h> the no-import ation advocates claimed that a dry" Tote on Monday will permit Manitoba to he_ master m her own house oTlhe the prnilege of making such provisions for handling tholr.aJc of intoxicating liquor as the people demand A full liago advertisement- todaj h> The Moderation League of declares that' the issue is more re Elncted. solely" >t is de dared, as to.whether or not you may order Times and spirits from Kenora or Jiuy them in 12-ounce containers purposes on doctors pre scnptlons here Fon public meetings have been held The assert that they are con Scotia, Alberta and Saskatche- wan vote on the same question Mon lission of inqulrj shortly to bn nted by Chat to Investigate TORONTO, Oct.. Thomas T.. Shields, paster of Jarvls Slreet Baptist Church, Toronto, has receiv- ed an the Committee of One Hundred to testify before, the commi: appoinl atrocities In commlE- Bton is to begin its sessions at Wash Ington, DC, earl) In Novomber In his reply to tne (nutation Mr Shields says should esteem it a lege to do anything which might as slst toward a Irish question hut before consenting to testify before your commlss'on I to ask? for farther information; "The" inquiry you in- form me Js to receiyo its commission from a 'committee, ot one hundred' Can yUu tell whom the com mlttee of 'one Jwndred receives its commission.? 'If (he cdmmiltee of one hundred is self uoutd bo In JluencSd bj its findings' Could thev reasonably to influence When tho pre scriptions of the duly elected presi dent of the faultedsStates for the a dispute in the -f Uhllcd an act of its own became Involved have by that ta'me congress; been rejected. Is it likely Europe would attach any im- portance to the.deliverance of a self- appbinted committee in respect to a dispute with which the United States has nothing to do'' c Hev.- Mr, Shields has preached for summers recently In Spur London, England, and last >ear made a tour of England The Invitation 'the commUsion of inquiry may'have re- sulted from an address he Ihered In New York on the Irish question t Fi5ht Politkal Embargo is Report Ultimatum to George Palmer M. L. A., Dauphin, Roused Ire df Labor Men Enforcemeir of thp polltinl eni'iargo on nil em ployeea of ,lhs "Oanatlian National Hallway by aii'.orden recently Issued Liberal Speaker Wants to Know More About Shipping Scc- Overdue the presinqm ui I'IIL will preclpitale .actipii.oii, of- tite workers, it was stated hefc last night. The: ultimatum to George Palmor, labor member ;fpr. the provincial ;con- siuuency 01 Dauphij, to the ser vices of the company' or- the legisla ture has create'd..ii -high: feeling. of in- dignation at; HID Laher. Tpmplo and tho men Winnipeg railway unions will ask the'-withdrawfil of the order. C. P. R.; Opinion TORONTO, Oct. "We prevent ;Hlm seat. In tho house, but. ceuld deal with him as an cmployeo, oMhc said MOOSE r Duff, members.for .Lunenbiirg, at mass meeting at Tihich King spoke, again tooV np the cndgc's With the minister of marine ference to Mr "Ballrtnfynes'retort, to tho charges previously matte him In conneotlou-with the business at fllialions with, the sugar refineries and paint concerns Mir JJallantyne's vague not satisfy the said Mr Du3f Perhajis he will answer some more questions will propound. The questions are First, how much B'ock does he .own-in the Hall Engineering company much of is.investei in it' Second why is it that practical ly'all the repairs for ships of the Can adian Merchant Marino, which cater tho port of Montreal, are done.rh: thoscKjieople, while oiner responsiiiib firms do not tender for or perform the what amount of money-has thlsicom pany received for .repairs on' ships since their launching? Fourth what are the exact relations b'etwcei the president" of lhe minister of In replying to theso questions nill Mr Bailan tyne be good enough to remember th.i calling names is and-tha this is expected from a Jir. Dalian overdue. lost session ,of the legislature an [jt, cj D B nounVed that he would consider presidenfof the Canadian Nat onal runways, when nsl-ed hero as to the position of lames Higgins, the soldier labor candidate in tho bye election in Northeast-Toronto tor the 'overwhelming' majority against im portatlon 4s a mandate to nleht to make the -province hone "dry. This, he added, would mean the clim Ination Issued bv, doctors for liquor Indkallons, how over, do not point to an "overwhelm Ing' dry majority fit tho total volo Saskatchewan Opinion REGINA; Oct. liquor refer- endum hero oh Moiidsy. Is.divlcling pub- lic interest with of Mackenzie King, Liberal leader, will bo In the city on polling day Ono week ago 110 person could bo found who would venture the opinion that the .wets had, even, a fighting chance. The British Columbia, result, though a different stake In the cc-asl prov- ince, that Tho wets have Sugar Drops BERLIN, "metal work- Berlln'and North Germany are organizing a strike forkhigher Thn ft strike ot lire tv-n (s wljhoit gas, water electric lly,'a: strike 6f the munlcipa w orj c-re. ITALY'S WAR EXPENDITURE TOKONTO, pit. news for the.-consumer is contained in tho Information made public last right that .tho Dominion. Sugar company hi3 decided to quolo beet sugar at hundred pounds wholesale for 'ill product This means that con suniora may :buy host sugar at hrt .vents a pound more than the wholesale price.-it Is thought ,prouablo.that cano sugar will follow best sugar be- fore long In price cutting. Drop In Resina Oct.' wholesale price'of. siignr rtroppeiT bun dred pounds here The tumblp Is'rellccteil In retail" prices 'quoted Cfroccrs arc. ailvertlslnS'sugar at "five pounds for 00 or 10 pounds for ...............___...... ____ Sl.OT'wIlh other goods on (lio onloT running, the a'tntc, which before th, Cotldn twinols also down from 10 to wnr nraoiinted .to two Bfld a bll 16 cofilj'VpoiJhdV' lire yearly.-' Ontario legislature, with letcrcnce to the company's order torhiddlng any employee'iiaitlcipallng itf political at- fairs "We will deal witn the ques tlon when the lime if he Is Mr "Vanghan added "Order OTTAWA, Oct today 'or his "opinion Iho .order ot B. ilannn. president ot the Canadian National that lhe employees of tho road taking political action" bf any hind, A: K. Mosher, grand'president of the Cnna' dln'n Broth-'rhood ot Hallway Employ- ees, said It -Ti-asi. .'.'absurd :and that If this order remains effective It will mean-that a.considerable percentaRo of our citizenship will have no polltl cal vole." METAL WORKERS TO STRIKE HOMK, Official figures arc now publi.ihed 'showing thnl fron August 1, 1914, -to Ju'iio -.3ft, -1520, Italy cxpentlert in con nectlqn with Iho war, while the incom ilnrlng Iho saWc peHdd' was only Iliirly-ntno tilltoit lire.. These oxpcu dltiircs included the normal sums for M'SwirieyV 72tiD DAY QFHUNGER Reports of His Con- Moments of Sinn FeingLord-Mayor ,-lJil. i Are'f To, Be Near. Members Resign and Vacancies Will Not Be Order Did it Grave re- parts wen in circulation at no_on twIajT'resanilnB the of librd 'Mayor MapSwIney' of Cork, on the of -.his hunoer Bf liSpn prfforti ''mSm Telegraph company hour declared the mayor's; last moments were at hard "J Jhe bulletin of the Irish (S'Af-Deter- League on thei condltipn, howevei, stSted the league las been informed thathe was the condition 'as He nnconsclous, its informant said' Fact That Negotiations Are Still Going on Lead to That Solution Will Be Found and Industrial Peace Proposals May Form Nu- cleus of Settlement LONDON, Oct. railwajTnen have postponed their proposed stiike in sympathy the miners tem- porarily, at the request of the miners' executive, it waa announced this evening. The miners have accepted an Invitation from Pre- mier Lloyd George for further discussions. conversations between the government and individual leaders of the striking miners "were resumed this morning. These discus- sions followed conferences with Premier Lloyd George and several other jnembeis of the government, in which the secretary of the mineis' organization was one of the participants. .t More Hopeful LONDON, Oct tlvcs of the mine owners also con- ferred 'with the.-, government to- The vrew expressed In gov- ernment circles tills afternoon was tHat the strike situation Was by no means without hope of a favorable solution. During the dit- cusslon' between 'the. govern merit OTTAWV, Board lommerce is no inure. was made from the' prime -ml n ister's that ihe members of the had tendered their resigna tions to lhe government and that'no apwyntmehts to tha vacant poslllous would, now Tie announcement from the pre mier's office folldited a series .of meet- inga of cabinet council which nerc held today, Iho-last'.oC them.conven- in'g at olclock this.afternoon and lasting A couple of hours The statement- issued tonight says that xvhenra decision is given by. the minister of the crown? tyne's.resignation is stii Chouinards Are On Trial For Murder ofHinduatWaldo Preliminary Hearing of breed Urothers'.Proceeding A( Fertile r (Special to The Herald) .PEHNIB, .Oct. preliminary Srlal of the Choulnard brothers, charg- ed with'the murder of tho Thllal Singh, at Waldo last be- gan: today before Magistrate .Slfnson at" tho provincial court house. D. M. Mitchell is representing the crown but the accused'men havo no council looking after their Interests After examining several TvItnesaCs.'-Iri' eluding Inspector Dnnwooily, and.Con stable Collins of the provincial force and Chief Cawson of the Fernla.puiico, an adjournment to Octobaf 2flth wag asked by Mr. Mitchell and'granl- oil, in order (o have the evidence'of two witnesses whose-, presence could not be obtained today, fidueil4o "tnat already presented. A written statement made by Wil- liam Phoulnard to Insuectoi Bun- woody In the Ctrtef Lav- son, ..Was placed in evidence and other evidence ns to Iho part Charley Choijln ard had In tho a If nek Upon the Illndo was brought theso being lhe otil> new features In the cftso. idded the the'home office has on the liso ot the telephone for" com- municating to the outside and the lord mavor's 8ls ters Mary and Annie, to him The" home office explained ttio fle niil of admission to tho lord mayor's sisters as.being to the belie? that their interfered with the nursing which lhe prisoners ,remelj critical condition required lord Mayor JIacSftiaoys condition continues homo of- ficorannbuncenient. has remedied." Three More Soldiers Killed :CORK, Oct. shops were hurried" and "tho windows, of clpal business were smash ed last night at Bandon, in.the'vicinity of this city, near the scsne ot tester- day's ambush ot military lorries, in which an a private'were killed-and flvo soldiers -were, wonn'd ed, one of died later It is reported tho village of Innlshaiinon also was considerably damaged STEAMER REFLOATED Oct. steamer Gcorgle which went aground near Sillers Cove, just above Quebec, Thursday, has been re floated. juulciai committee of the conn tho ot lhe thority In relation .to the Hoard of Commerce Act, "it will be for tha to -consider what.should ;hen be done." Sugar Order Did It Premier 'Mcighen's statement does not .occasion, much surprise in tho as it was felt here'that the resignations Of -the the board were certain to be handed hi following the cabinet's reversal of the board's order with regard to the max! mum prkirot- 21- cents per pound for sugar. The appointment of the thrco reem hers "who -have now. tendered their resignations, Messrs. A. Acland, Q I Co u' luued 'on I'ase NOVA SCOTIA MINERS TO STRIKE X SYDNEY, N. Oct. ficlals of the United Mine Work ers of Nova Scotia, predicted, a large majority vote In favor of a strike and against acceptance of tha recent award, of the Royal I Commission granting: Increased wages and better housing condit- ions the mining districts of Nova Stolia. Into River and Goes Carl Ellis of Hamburg, N. Y., Couldn't Vote For Harding So Suicides VUGA.HA TALL9, N Y, Oct 23 Before the eyes of'.a; sight- seers, at yester- day afternoon, a.hi'an .climbed'pyer ,tho railing, waded outVipto "Ibe river and was carried over .tho'yAmerlcan-': falls Too astounded tb act, tho specta tors stood by while the Man ijrlftcc to tho brink his. hands. shouting: "Store's where Ileave you; good-bye. Tn a black derhj" hat found near lhe place where the niart.cllmhed the rail Ing, was 'found on which was written 'This hat belongs (o Carl Ellis o Hamburg, N.Y." Tho tho suicide cor responds, to that'of" Ellis who could not bo located last night The owner of n sduvenir stand nca'r the falls told that the man approached hi ra and laughingly, said "Well, I cannot vote for Hording, so may as well 'go 6ver The soilvenlr seller thought, the. man .was joking. and paid no more'altcritloh to the incident until a short time later when ho saw (lio fatal leap FINAL PAYMENTS ON 1919 WHEAT >VILL BE STARTING NOV. FRENCH MINERS MAY ASK WAGE REVISION PAms, Oct! council.of the miners' federation hag the situation with regard to salaries' In French mines. 11 suggests that a tin llo'nal convcnlloii ho held (o coiinliler tevleldn ot wages (n all parti of Political Embargo of C.N.R.. President May Cause a Strike WINNIPEG, Oct. Tho of a strike-'of Canadian-National Railway shopmen, forming a majority of tho member- shlb of Division No. -4, Canadian BrfclEorhood of Ilailway Employees, was freel? predicted today by union members if D. B. Hanna, president of thiS Canadian National Railways, docs not retract his order forbidding em w take part In politics. "This rUtiallon la very Charles Dickie, secretary of tho today. "The jhopmen.parHc- nlarly: feel thu very keenly. liext-jnove Is clearly up to Mr. Hanna. If not repeal his order, I do doubt that the question will be- come li strjko Issue." A delegation of officlaTs of tho di- vision .will meet ifr. Hnnna on his arriv'al In Winnipeg Sunday and de- mand that Iho order be retracted, Mr. Dickio aahl. .Two Manitoba cmjiloyeca ot tho Canadian National-have seals .In tho provincial house. later- early men. Both "nlembers Canailian National Railway shop- men form more than GO per cent, ot tho union employees of tho railway Several shopmen Interviewed in Win- jilpcg'toilay said tho whole tempci of the division wasijor a strlko and expressed no doubt that If a' strike vote were taken" Ilia shopmen would walk out' LINER STILL-AGROUND Oct. Ktdftr Uc-rapsler liner Ch.iga Is still aground of Bcllechasso' Island, and her position Is.said-tq bo'-serious; as her bottom was torn open-and number'ono .hold Is full of water. GREEK KING'S CONDITION PARIS, Oct. Alexander ol Greece, who li critically ill as a. result of Injuries inflicted upon him b> n monkey, pissed ing to advices received bi thf1 Greek legation In llih city and made public thl( Oct. Can- adfan Wheat Board announced .to- Bay that owing necessary for the payment of a final on wheat repre- sented by participation certifi- cates, and on which final payment Is expected to commence on No- vember 15, no payments on the interim'-'dividend of .30 cents a bushel will bo made between the ffrst and fifteenth, of November, 1920, FIRE LEAVES RIVE FAMILIES HOMELE3 and the miners Informal proposals were expect id to be made which might contain a neuclus for an ultimate settlement. of the National Union of Railway announced to the that He was striving'-for. the Immediate calling of a conference between the opposing forces The 2i.ya miners' executive eommlttec is be asked to meet the premier his experts'at the offi clal" residence in Downing Street, although the time for, such s ing has not been fixed. It asserts also thjit the, skeleton of a uta alightfy mo're favorable to the t mlnira has been sketched, .that this'has .unofficially provid miners' ers, although this sanly mean ihat the miners whole wouid accept it on Page..Fonr.) Alberta Miners Likely To Get Wages Increase No Definite Settlement- as Yet But Outlook is Now n That Way CALGARY, Oct. definite settlement' has riached In connection-with the proposed increase to day work miners of Alberta. The members -the Western Operators' auaclatlon are still In tesslon It Is generally expected that a de- cision wllf be arrived at shortly arid there is a growing feeling In various circles that they will grant the request of-tho. officials of the United'Mine Workers of America. Wage Cuts In Eastern Mills Ten to Twenty PerCtnt, Reduc- tions in Textile and Woollen Factories Oct. George ?J. Puffy Manufacturing com- pany, manufacturers of medium grade woolen Ings has posted a notice in its milia that beginning next Monday wages' Tho num Ocf 23 cont Press )-Slt house were razed to the ber ls ground find wag. tiartlj'7destroyed, while five families w.ero mads home- lost nlfiht .by 'ft fire whlchVswept through u porlion pf-Slllery -parish, about'three miles west-of this-city. The loss Is estimated TH1IEE THOUSAND DOLLAR BRIBE IS NOTHING TO WINDSOR SOOTLEQOERS TORONTO, Oet, dispaUh to The Windsor, iays; "Referring {A the temptations htlrf out by bootlegatrs tojlcentu department officials, HeV Mr. SprScklln, special stated last night that ohe'of his men had b'een offered three thousarid dollarc for Information regarding the whereabouts of theilitensi tors a slngli night.' Another Cut i'ALh ItlVBIi, Mass., Oct. 23.- Wage reductions are the Anawan And Ifreo .cotion inills yes-. terday, in line with the 20 ner cent; which' the employee? "of th'e Masiassoit mills accepted yeslcr ilay. In each tase lhe mill 'say the employees have agreeiJ to the now. Bchedulo rather than tscc a shutdown. PREMIERS TO CONFER Oct; Lloyd George of Oreat Britain anil De U- croix of Belgium are said to hajre afefceil upon a meeting of the sup rerae coun6i! at (Jeneva dnring tha ses- sion of League of Nations which It to bd held there next Soyffihbar, ac cording to a Brussels 'dtspafch Kcho de -j, n ;